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  • Spill-resistant flat keyboard
  • Table tracking with detailed bill printing
  • Built-in SD card slot for program backup and easy data transfer
  • Clear multi-line operator display with tilt-mechanism for user-friendly operation
  • 1-Sheet quick and silent drop-in thermal printer
  • Guided programming for easy set-up
  • Flat keyboard with 70 direct article keys
  • Paper saving electronic journal for a full audit trail


The XE-A217 features a class leading large multi-line operator display and is ideal for hospitality owners who need a professional, reliable and easy to use machine.

Featuring a new contemporary cabinet design, the XE-A217 series comes in a choice of light grey or black and will fit in with most hospitality interiors.

A key feature for a hospitality outlet is the spill-resistant silicone rubber keyboard offering 119 keys.

For easy set-up, a free PC Link software programme allows for effortless product maintenance and a new data export function allows for sales data to be saved for use within any spreadsheet.

The Sharp XE-A217 is the perfect partner for any hospitality business.


1 station thermal printeryes
2 station thermal printerno
Print Speed (lines / sec.)12.0
Paper size (mm)58
Graphical Logo yes


Operator display -
LED typeno
LCD typeyes
1-line alphanumeric LCD / digitsno
2-line alphanumeric LCD / digitsno
Multi-line alphanumeric LCD / digits / linesyes / 20 digits / 5 or 8 lines
7-segment / 10 positionsno
Customer display -
Pop-up typeyes
7-segment / 7 positionsyes/yes


Normal keyboard typeno
Flat keyboard typeyes
No. of standard keys119
No. of maximum keys119


Standard equipmentyes
Option equipmentno
Coin case removeableyes
Drawer lockyes


Department -
Standard Departments99
Maximum Departments99
Text size (digits)16
Standard PLUs2000
Maximum PLUs2000
Text size (digits)16
Standard EANsno
Maximum EANsno
PLU / EAN stockno
Price Levelno
Clerks standard / maximum25 / 25
Table functionyes
Credit customer functionno
VAT rates4
Reports -
Periodic Transaction reportyes
Clerk reportyes
PLU / EAN reportyes/no
Hourly Reportyes
Electronic Journalyes
Ethernet network systemno
Online communicationyes
External printer(s)no
Scale connectionno

Technical Specification

Dimensions (W x D x H mm)360 x 425 x 365
Weight (kg)11.0
Power Consumption -
Maximum Watts32.2
Standby Watts7.5
Working Temperature (in °C)0 - 40
Memory back-up by: -
Batteries (AA)2
Internal Akkuno
Paper Roll Width (mm)57.5 +/- 0.5
Paper Roll Diameter (max. mm)80


Operation manualBasic User Manual
Manager keysno
Sub-manager keysno
Operator keysno
Drawer keys2
Printer cover keysno
Paper take-up wheelno
Paper roll1
Holding angleyes
Blank text sheetno
Text programming sheetyes
Real clerk keysno
Class A This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
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