Need a hand setting up or using your system? The new Revel Assistant can guide you through almost anything you'd need to do, step by step. Just head to your Management Console and click the question mark in the bottom right corner to check it out!


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In version 1524+, the new Manage Item mode has been improved to include many new features directly on the iPad. It incorporates the "Manage Inventory." Such features include, category, subcategory, product creation, 86 feature, inventory, and ability to re-arrange the menu.

Entering Manage Item Mode

  1. Log into Revel application on the iPad POS Platfrom as a manager or owner
  2. Select "Settings" or gear icon at the top left
  3. Select "Managers" to enter Manager Settings
  4. Select "Manage Item Mode"

Product Creation

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  1. Select "+P Add Product" button to bring up item creation window
  2. Enter in the necessary fields for the product
  3. Hit "Save" once finished
  4. Refresh all other Revel iPad stations to receive the new product

Also, when scanning an item's barcode that does not match anything in the Management Console, it will prompt the ability to create a new item as well. The setting must be enabled under Settings -> Retail Settings -> "Create item on unmatched barcode". (Please note, when adding a product by scanning the barcode, the product will automatically be placed in the very first category/subcategory, on the menu screen. From there rearrange the menu in order to place the product in its' proper category.)

Move & Sort Products
In order to move products around to different categories or sort them in different orders, follow directions below: (It's also possible to rearrange categories and subcategories.)

  1. Navigate to the desired product
  2. Tap and hold down on the product
  3. Icons will start shaking indicating drag mode
  4. Hold down on desired product again and move to desired spot
    1. If new location is in different category, drag product into the category at the top to bring up new
  5. Hit "Apply" to save
  6. Refresh all stations to receive the new changes

Manage Products Details
Within Manage Item Mode, key details can be changed such as price, cost, SKU, barcode, and many more. Select the desired product to open up the manage mode.

Within this screen, the following options are available

  1. Basic Product Details – Product Name, Description, Class, Price, Cost, Barcode, SKU, Bin, and Unit of Measurement (UOM)
  2. Product Options – Sold by weight, tax free, price embedded, active, track in inventory
  3. Photo - Take a photo of the product to attach to the button
  4. 86 Feature Balance – Set stock for a product. This does not affect actual inventory. Click here for more information on the 86 feature.
  5. Inventory – Set receive, actual, damage, or update cost for inventory. For more information regarding these actions, click here.


Manage Matrix Inventory

Within Manage Item Mode, users have the ability to adjust and create products for matrix inventory. Click here to learn more about matrix inventory. This feature is normally enabled for retail clients.

Note: The product attributes can only be made in the Management Console. Make sure to make it first before proceeding creating the parent + child matrix products.


  1. Create a new product. This is the base product for the matrix
  2. Select the Matrix button at the top next to the product name to open the Matrix options
  3. Select the appropriate attributes and give it a custom name for each then hit save to complete. Hit save again at the bottom left
  4. Create the “child” product via the Product Creation steps above
  5. Select the “Matrix” button for the specific product
  6. Select “Child” then select the parent product created in step 1
  7. Select the attribute of this child product (ex. Color: Grey, Size: X-Small)
  8. Hit Save to complete. Then hit save again at the bottom left

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