Hardware overview

If you're using Shopify POS, then start by choosing the hardware that you need to accept payments using cash, cards, or both. Next, choose specialized retail hardware like barcode scanners, receipt printers, and cash registers that suit your business needs.

You can also use shipping hardware, such as label printers and scales, to speed up your fulfillment process.

Hardware to consider for Shopify POS
Choose your components Plan your Shopify POS setup by choosing components that suit your needs.
Supported credit card readers If you're using Shopify Payments or a supported third-party provider in Canada, the continental United States, the United Kingdom, or Ireland, then you can choose one of the supported card readers from the Shopify Hardware Store.
External credit card terminals If you can't use one of our supported card readers to process your transactions, then you need an external credit card terminal from a payment processor.
Barcode scanners Shopify-supported Bluetooth barcode scanners allow you to quickly add products to the cart at checkout.
Receipt printers Print paper receipts for your customers.

Choose your Shopify POS hardware

Depending on your business, the kind of retail hardware you need might be a bit different:

Recommendations for Shopify POS hardware based on your business
If you run... Then you might need...
A pop-up shop, events, casual part-time sales Any device running iOS 12.2 or higher + card reader
A permanent retail location Any device running iOS 12.2 or higher + card reader + receipt printer
Multiple stores or a warehouse Any device running iOS 12.2 or higher + card reader + receipt printer + barcode scanner + cash drawer

You can choose a variety of components for your Shopify POS system, depending on the payment methods you accept, and your business needs.

Any of the options listed allow for more than one "register" at a single location. There is no limit to the number of POS stations you can have at a given location.

Where to buy hardware

If you're in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, or Ireland, then you can buy hardware from the Shopify Hardware Store:

If you're in Canada or the United States, then you can buy the retail custom kit from the Hardware Store to quickly get your Shopify POS system up and running.

If you are not located in Canada, the US, the UK, Ireland, Germany, the European Union, Australia, or New Zealand, then refer to the Model number reference guide and purchase hardware from a verified third-party retailer of your choice.

Model number quick reference

To make sure that the hardware you buy is supported by Shopify, you must verify the model numbers on items you buy (unless you're buying from the Shopify Hardware Store in Canada, the continental United States, the United Kingdom, or Ireland). Model numbers must match those shown in the following table.

Shopify POS Hardware

Shopify POS Hardware
Component Model name Availability
Card reader Tap & Chip Reader Canada
US
Card reader Chip & Swipe Reader US
Card reader WisePad 3 terminal United Kingdom
Ireland Australia
Card reader Tap, Chip, and Swipe Reader United Kingdom
Ireland
Card reader Audio jack (swipe) card reader Canada
Card reader dock Dock for Tap & Chip Reader Canada
US
Card reader dock Stand for Tap, Chip, & Swipe Reader United Kingdom
Ireland
Tap & Chip case Tap & Chip case for iPhone X/XS Canada
US
iPad stand Retail iPad stand Canada
US
United Kingdom
Ireland
Tablet stand Universal tablet stand Australia

Shopify-supported third party hardware for POS

Receipt printers

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Retail component Model name Model number
Bluetooth Wireless Receipt Printer Star Micronics TSP100IIIBI TSP143IIIBI
Bluetooth Wireless Receipt Printer Star Micronics TSP650IIBI 39449871
Wifi Receipt Printer Star Micronics TSP100IIIW TSP143IIIW WiFi
LAN Receipt Printer Star Micronics TSP100III LAN TSP143IIILAN
USB Receipt Printer Star Micronics TSP100USB TSP143IIIU
Epson Bluetooth Receipt Printer Epson TM-m30II (Bluetooth) C31CJ27212
Cash drawers

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Component Model name Model number
Cash Drawer APG Vasario 320 VB320-BL1616
Cash Drawer Star Micronics 14" 37964220 (black)
37964180 (white)
Cash Drawer Star Micronics 16" 37965600 (black)
37965590 (white)
Cash Drawer Star Micronics 16" (United Kingdom only) B-2002FN (black or white)
Cash Drawer Windfall Cash Drawer HDWFCDA and H225
Cash Drawer VPOS 14" (Australia only) CDDIEC350BS
Cash Drawer VPOS 16" (Australia only) CDDIEC410BAU
All-in-one

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Retail component Model name Model number
All-in-One Star Micronics mPOP 39650910 (Black)
39650810 (White)
Barcode and shipping label printers

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Retail component Model name Model number
Barcode Printer Dymo LabelWriter 450 1752264
Wireless Barcode Printer Dymo LabelWriter Wireless Printer 2002150
USB Barcode Printer Zebra ZD220 ZD220
Wireless Barcode Printer Zebra ZD240 ZD420
Wireless Barcode Printer Zebra Soho ZSB-DP14
Shipping label Printer DYMO® 4XL Label Printer (USB) 1755120
Shipping label Printer Brother QL Label Printer (Australia only) QL-1110NWB
Barcode scanners

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Retail component Model name Model number
1-D Barcode Scanner Socket Mobile S700 CX3360-1682 (blue)
CX3397-1855 (white)
CX3803-2563 (black)
1-D Barcode Scanner Socket Mobile 7Ci CX2870-1409 (grey)
CX2895-1508 (white)
CX2885-1484 (red)
CX2883-1480 (yellow)
CX2887-1486 (blue)
2-D Barcode Scanner Socket Mobile S740 CX3431-1881 (blue)
CX3419-1838 (white)
CX3809-2569 (black)
2-D Barcode Scanner Socket Mobile 7Qi CX3308-1528 (grey)
CX3316-1536 (white)
CX3312-1532 (red)
CX3310-1530 (yellow)
CX3314-1534 (blue)
Barcode and shipping labels

Reference list of supported Shopify POS hardware
Retail component Model name Model number
Barcode label Dymo (1" x 1") Small label 30332
Barcode label Dymo (1" x 2 1/8") Medium label 30336
Barcode label Dymo 1 1/8" x 3 1/2") Large label 30252
Barcode label Dymo Butterfly (Extra Small) label 30299
Shipping labels DYMO® 4" x 6" Shipping labels 1744907
Barcode label Zebra 1.188" x 0.844" label 10010037
Barcode label Zebra 1.25" x 1" label 10010038
Barcode label Zebra 2" x 1" label 10010039
Barcode label Zebra 2.25" x 0.75" label 10010040
Barcode label Zebra 3" x 1" label 10010043
Barcode label Zebra 3" x 2" label 10010044

30-day return policy

All hardware bought from Shopify, except card readers, come with a 30-day return policy.

Be sure to complete the correct return form for your country when returning an item:

View the devices on your Shopify POS network

You can see the hardware that's present on your network on the Hardware screen by tapping , and then tapping Manage connected hardware.

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