SalonBiz Hardware Requirements

For our salon software to run smoothly, you’ll need to make sure your in-salon tech setup meets (or exceeds) the following specifications:


Minimum Computer Specifications

Processor: 2.0 GHZ or greater dual core
Memory: 2 GB or greater (More than 2 GB is suggested as OS uses 2GB in Visa/Win7/Win8)
Hard Drive: 120 GB 7200 RPM HDD / SSD
Monitor: 1024 x 768 Resolution or greater (up to 1920 x 1080)
Network: 100/1000 MB Ethernet connection

Operating Systems

Apple Macintosh: OS X version 10.11 or greater for SalonBiz Enterprise only.
MACs are NOT supported with SalonBiz Standard.

Windows: – Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 10
Must be a Professional version of OS for Standard.

SalonBiz App (iPad): – iOS 9.3 or later.
Requires a lightning port to attach the card reader when using checkout.

Stylist App: – Apple iOS 10.0 or later, Android 4.0.3 or later.

Internet Access and Network Requirements

  • Permanent broadband (DSL, Cable, T1) Business Class internet connection.
  • Allocate at least 250 KB/s of bandwidth per device – This includes both computers and printers.
    Please note that streaming media (Pandora/ Netflix/ etc.) will increase the internet speeds necessary to run SalonBiz.
  • A single Static WAN IP address to be used with your modem/router. (confirm with ISP)
  • Printers used for SalonBiz Enterprise (both Document and Receipt) need to be attached directly to your network via wired ethernet or wireless connections.
    USB and Parallel Printers are only supported with SalonBiz Standard.
  • Using a wireless network connection for your SalonBiz Enterprise workstation(s) is not as reliable as a wired network connection and is not recommended.
  • SalonBiz Standard does not support wireless workstation connections.

Recommended Hardware

Compatible printers and peripherals can be evaluated and approved for use on a case-by-case basis due to the many various manufacturers and models available on the market. The following hardware has been tested and proven to be compatible with our software and is easily supported by our team. (Please look for these exact part numbers when you purchase them.)

Barcode Scanner: Honeywell MS9500 Voyager Scanner (Part# MK9540-32A38)
Receipt Printer: Epson TM-T88V Ethernet thermal receipt printer (Part# C31CA85330)
Cash Drawer: APG S100 heavy duty cash drawer (Part# T320-BL1616)
Cash Drawer Cable: APG MultiPro Cable for Epson TM Series printers (Part# CD-101A)
Card Swipe/Reader: Magtek SureSwipe Reader, USB track I/II/III, KBW emulation (Part# 21040145)
Thermal Receipt Paper: Thermamark Thermal Receipt Paper (Part# RPT3.125-STD)
Document Printers:
HP Officejet Pro 8710 e-All-in-One (Part # M9L66A#B1H)
HP LaserJet Pro M402n (Part # C5F93A#BGJ)
Brother HL-L2380dw (Part # HL-L2380DW)