Hardware Requirements

Thrive Recommended Hardware


We offer a variety of hardware solutions to meet your needs!

Android

Our most cost-effective solution with sleek visual appeal and a stunning 15.6” LED display.

Android™ 8.1 OS, 4GB DDRIII RAM, with one year warranty.

Use with our recommended Intel Nuc Computer i7 16G RAM SSD (Linux) as a dedicated server.

A souped-up option for Android™ users, this 14” LED LCD touchscreen comes with a foldable base, or upgrade to a built-in printer base - and is also wall-mountable

Android™ Pie 9.0 OS, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, with one year warranty.

Use with our recommended Intel Nuc Computer i7 16G RAM SSD (Linux) as a dedicated server.


iOS

Linux

Excellent performance & sleek appeal, the 10.2” iPad is designed for retail environments. Comes with a secure enclosure & base.

Use with our recommended Intel Nuc Computer i7 16G RAM SSD (Linux) as a dedicated server.

Reliable performance and power, our all-in-one touchscreen workstations are a workhorse for your business, feature a fully adjustable, foldable base, wall mount capability, and the option to upgrade to a built-in printer base.

14" LED LCD display, Intel® Dual Core Processor i3-6100 2.3Ghz Skylake

Use with our recommended Intel Nuc Computer i7 16G RAM SSD (Linux) as a dedicated server.



Hardware Minimum Requirements


Using your own hardware? Check below for minimum requirements.

 

Server

Workstation

The server is the workhorse of the system which powers your operation and stores data.

  • All systems require at least one server which can be used as a workstation

  • A dedicated server is recommended for >5 terminals

  • All systems should have a backup server/workstations to use if primary fails

Workstations can be Android or iPad tablets, or PC-based Linux or Windows. PC-Based stations should include the below.

Processor

Intel i7-2600 Quad Core Sandy Bridge or

Intel i7-6700 3.4GHz

Processor

Intel i5 or i3 3.1Gig Sandy Bridge CPU

RAM

16GB DDR3 or better

RAM

8GB DDR3 or better

Hard Drive

320 GB 7200 or better, SSD recommended

Hard Drive

256 GB or better

Operating System

Linux CentOS 6.7+

Operating System

Linux CentOS 6.7+, Windows 10 Pro

Video

32 MB video RAM (on board is fine)

Video

32 MB video RAM (on board is fine)

Ports

  • 1 on board COM, 2-6 USB (if using as workstation recommended 6-8 USB and 1-2 parallel on board or SIIG PCI, if cash drawers will be used)

  • NIC 1-1000Mbps (Gigabit)

  • Keyboard

  • Mouse


Ports

  • 1 on board COM

  • 6-8 USB

  • 1-2 Parallel on board or SIIG PCI, if cash drawers will be used

  • NIC 1-1000Mbps (Gigabit)

  • Keyboard

  • Mouse




Components:

Power conditioning battery backup / surge protector

FireFox browser with specific configuration changes made to operate securely and in kiosk mode.


Touch Screens: 

15" or greater, 1024 x 768 native resolution, ELO Touch compatible - USB


Printers:

Thermal, Inkjet or Impact POS printers that can run EPSON Emulation Mode (Epson, Star, Samsung, Ithaca, Partner Tech, Touch Dynamic, etc). We support printer logo graphic on Epson and Samsung only. Ethernet (preferred), serial or USB


Customer Displays:

An iPad mini or Android tablet can be used as a customer display with graphics. Enclosures are available to mount the mini iPad to the back of the workstation.


Magnetic Strip Reader:

Encryption is specific to your credit card processor - tokenized and encrypted swipes are required. Please contact your account manager.


Cash Drawer:

Parallel, serial, or USB w/serial emulation. Linux stations support only Parallel interface or Printer Driven cash drawers. Make sure that your workstations have the proper serial or parallel cards needed for your cash drawers.


Biometric:

We support the Digital Persona UrU fingerprint reader on Linux workstations. Fingerprint Log on is not supported on iPads or Android tablets.


Router / Switch:

We recommend a high-end wireless firewall router that supports VPN access and whitelisting. We sell the Ubiquiti Edge Router X Model ER-X that is preconfigured for Thrive.   In addition any quality network with enough 1000Mbs (Gigabit) ports to support stations and printers.


WiFi:

We sell the Ubiquiti Unifi AP AC LITE Wireless Access Point and the Unifi Cloud Key Controller to Manage the Access Point.


Caller ID:

Whozz Calling device by CallerID.com. We recommend Ethernet devices however serial is an option as well. The callerID.com “Vertex” device for VOIP systems is also compatible.


Updated 12/4/2020


 

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