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SP298 Impact Printers

Solutions For:

Retail
mPOS
Banking
Hospitality
  • AutoSide Loading™ for Quick and Easy Document Loading
  • Prints Multi-Ply Forms
  • Capable of Printing Graphics
  • Up to 3.1 Lines Per Second with Bi-Directional Check Mode
  • Compact Design
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SP298 Printer Description

The SP298 is the ideal printer for printing "company based" pre-printed multi-part slips/forms. In many hotels, owners used the same printed form through the bar, the reception, the restaurant, or gift shop. The SP298 is world famous for its "tab" capability: additional items (drinks or desserts) can be printed as ordered due to the auto-alignment and positioning feature.

 

Specifications - SP298

SPECIFICATIONS – SP298

Printer Method   9 Pin Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed   3.1 Lines per Second
Printer Case Color   Putty or Gray
Models Available   Slip Paper Only
Two Color Print Capability   N/A
No. of Columns   42
Print Font

Font Size
Character Size
 


7 x 9
1.2 (W) x 2.42 (H) mm
Paper Specfications
Width
Length

Margin Top/Bottom
Thickness 1 Ply Paper
Copy Capability 2 Ply
Copy Capability 3 Ply
Minimum Print Width
 
3.15 - 7.17in. (80-182mm)
3.15 - 10.8in. (80-257mm)

5 / 14mm
0.09 - 0.2mm
Original + 1, 0.12 - 0.25
Original + 2, 0.12 - 0.25
63mm

Ribbon Specifications

RC200B
RC2000D
 


Black (1,200,000 Characters)
Indelible Black Ribbon (Laundry Applications)
Cover Open Sensor   N/A
Multiple Copy Support   Original +2 Copies Maximum
Journal Capability   N/A
Label Support   N/A
Power Supply   External; Requires PS60A External Power Supply
Drivers Available   Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32 Bit, Windows 7 32 Bit, Server 2008 32 Bit, XP Embedded, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, StarIO SDK
Digitally Signed (WHQL)   N/A
Swappable Interfaces   N/A
Connectivity   Serial or Parallel
Emulation Modes   Star Mode, ESC/POS™
Peripherals Drive Circuit   2 Drivers
Power   24V DC / 100-240V AC
Operating Conditions   Temerature: 5oC to 45oC
Humidity: 10% - 80% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions   Temerature: -20oC to 60oC
Humidity: 5% - 90% RH
Dimensions
Weight
  180 x 138.5 X 190 (w x h x d)mm
2.1 kg
Safety Standards   UL, C-UL, TuV, CB, FCC CE
Reliability MCBF
Print Head
  9 Million Lines
70 Million Characters
Accessories All Included with Printer   Ribbon Cartridge, User Manual, Ferrite Core
Warranty   3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)
Options   PS60A External Power Supply
24V Mobile Power Supply
     

Features - SP298

HARDWARE FEATURES AND BENEFITS – SP298

Slip Printing   Prints on checks, slips, and single sheets
AutoSide Loading™   Positions a misaligned slip to ensure straight printing
High Reliability   MCBF: 22 Million Lines Guillotine Auto Cutter: 1 Million Cuts
Small Foot Print   Save precious counter space
Multiple Copy Support   Print multiple part forms; Supports Original + 2 copies
Multiple Paper Width Support   Prints on documents anywhere from 3.15” – 7.16” wide
Top and Bottom of Form Paper Sensors   Automatically detects the top and bottom of documents to prevent manual adjustments
     

Related Products - SP298

OPTIONS AND ENHANCEMENTS –SP298
External Power Supply PS60A

The PS60A is a compact power supply that can be set beside or behind the printer or easily hidden away underneath a counter.
Part Number: 30781870
Mobile Power Supply

The Mobile Power Supply allows users to put the SP298 into vehicle applications like printing law enforcement tickets, truck tickets, and more. It converts 12VDC into the required 24VDC to power the printer.
Paper and Supplies

Part Number: 30980113 - Black Ribbon 1.2 M Character Life

Part Number: 30982000 - Black Indelible Ribbon

Part Number: 30980114- Red/Black Ribbon, 600K/300K Red Character Life
Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty

The Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program provides full bumper-to-bumper coverage available for 3 years.
Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty

The Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program provides next business day replacement coverage available for 3 years.
   

Models - SP298 

Part NumberModelDescription
39309201SP298MD42-GSP298, Slip Impact, Serial, Putty, Ext PS Needed
39309261SP298MD42-G-GRYSP298, Slip Impact, Serial, Gray, Ext PS Needed
39309301SP298MC42-GSP298, Slip Impact, Parallel, Putty, Ext PS Needed
39309311SP298MC42-G GRYSP298, Slip Impact, Parallel, Gray, Ext PS Needed
Options
30980115RC200B INK RIBBON CARTRIDGESP200/2000,298,500 Black Ribbon, 1.2 Million Character Life
30980214RC200BR INK RIBBON CARTRIDGESP200/2000 Red/Black Ribbon, 600K Black/300K Red Character Life
30982004INK RIBBON CARTRIDGE RC2000DSP2000 Indelible Ribbon

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