Volcora Receipt/Kitchen Printer Setup (Via LAN - Switch - Modem)

Modified on Mon, 03 Oct 2022 at 05:32 PM

Via LAN - Switch - Modem

  1. Connect Switch to the Modem via Ethernet cable

  2. Connect Printer to the Switch via Ethernet cable

  3. Find out IP address range of the PC/POS

    1. Use IPCONFIG in cmd

    2. Use IP Scanner

  4. If PC IP range is different from default printer IP address (Volcora default, for example, 192.168.68.xx is different from 192.168.1.xx. Modify PC IP to 192.168.1.xxx so you can communicate with Volcora Printer (If same subnet, skip to Step 10)

  5. Connect Printer to PC For configuration with USB cable

  6. To Modify PC IP, Go to Control Panel - Network and Sharing Center - Change Adapter Settings - WiFi - (Right Click) Properties - IPv4 - Properties 

  7. In Properties, input below: 

  1. You should now be disconnected from WiFi and in same IP range as printer

  2. Enter to IE, this should open up Printer configuration page. Enter 192.168.68.xxx (any available port in whatever IP range your extender is in, ie in Printer Network Setting, and click Setup to complete setup. 

  1. Your Volcora Printer should now be in the same IP range as extender

  2. Connect PC to Wifi by setting “Obtain IP Address Automatically” in Step 5.

  3. Install Volcora Printer Driver 

  4. Once installed, go to Printer Properties - Ports - Add Port - Standard IPv4 Port. The IP address should be the same as what you previously set in printer setup page, in this example case -

  5. Apply and close the window, you should now be able to print a test page 

  6. Apply this IP to your POS Software Printer setting to enable printing

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