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SP500 Impact Printer

Solutions For:

Retail
mPOS
Banking
Hospitality
  • Small Footprint
  • Internal Power Supply
  • Single Color Highlight Feature
  • 3-Ply Paper Supported
  • Recessed Cable Connections
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SP500 Printer Description

The SP500 combines renowned reliability and a multitude of high end features into a compact, value-driven solution. It is capable of fast outpt, printing 40 columns at 4 lines per second. This printer series has a bi-directional, logic seeking mechanism resulting in an exceptional throughput outpacing its nearest competition. Its compact footprint is further enhanced by its internal power supply - no "brick on a rope" for this printer. This efficiency is further shown in the highly effective cable management system allowing the interface and internal power supply cables to be neatly tucked away behind a protective cove.

The hinged cover of the SP500, with its integrated rain channel, protects the printing from liquid spills and other debris. Protection from the elements and the single color highlight feature of the SP500 series provide an excellend solution for food service and kitchen applications.

Specifications - SP500

SPECIFICATIONS – SP500

Printer Method   9 Pin Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed  

4.2 Lines Per Second (40 Columns)

Printer Case Color  

Putty or Gray

Models Available  

Tear Bar or Auto-Cutter

Two Color Print Capability   N/A
No. of Columns   42 / 35

Print Font

 

Font Size

Character Size

Character Set

Code Pages

Character Per Inch (CPI)

 

 

 

5x9 / 7x9

1.2(W) x 2.42(H) / 1.5(W) x 2.42(H) mm

95 Alphanumeric; 46 International, 128 x 40 Graphic

40

16.9 / 14.1

Line Spacing   1/6 Inch Standard 

Paper Specifications

 

Width

Roll Diameter

Thickness 1-Ply Paper

Copy Capability 2-Ply

Copy Capability 3-Ply

Easy-Load

Paper Out Sensor

Paper Low Sensor

Black Mark Sensor

Print Width 

 

 

 

76mm standard, Adjustable 57mm with paper guide

Up to 85mm

0.07 ~ 0.010 mm

Original + 1, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.14

Original + 2, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.020

"Drop-In & Print"

Standard

Optional

Standard

63mm (210 dots), 60mm (200 dots), 45mm (150 dots)

Ribbon Specifications

 

RC200B

RC200D

 

 

 

Black (1,200,000 Characters)

Indelible Black Ribbon (Laundry Applications)

Auto Cutter   Guillotine (Full or Partial Cut)
Cover Open Sensor  

N/A

Program ROM   Flash Memory (16Mbit)
Multiple Copy Support   Original + 2 Copies Maximum
Label Support   N/A
Power Supply   Internal; Power cable included in box
Drivers Available   Windows 8.1, Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP Embedded, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, JavaPOS™, USB Vendor Class, StarIO SDK
Digitally Signed (WHQL)   N/A
Swapple Interfaces   Yes for USB, Ethernet only
Connectivity   Serial, Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Emulation Modes  

Star Mode, ESC/POS™

Peripheral Drive Circuit   2 Drivers
Power Consumption  

Average 0.35 Amp. Printing, 0.12 Amp.

Operating Conditions  

Temperature: 0°C to 40°C

Humidity: 10% - 90% RH (without condensation)

Storage Conditions  

Temperature: -20°C to 70°C

Humidity: 5% - 95% RH 

Dimensions

 

Weight:

Tear Bar Model

Auto Cutter Model

 

140 x 163 x 225 (W x H x D)mm

 

 

2.0kg

3.2kg

Safety Standards  

UL, C-UL, TuV, CB, FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, EN55022, CE

Reliability MCBF

Print Head

Auto Cutter

 

22 Million Lines

100 Million Characters

300,000 Cuts

Included with Printer

 

 Ribbon Cartridge, User Manual, Paper Guide, Power Switch Cover, Power Cable, Ferrite Core (Ethernet Model)

Warranty

 

3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)

Options

 

Kitchen Buzzer (BU01-24-A)

Wall Mount Bracket (WB-S500)

Vertical Stand Kit (VS-S500)

Near End Paper Sensor

Swappable Interfaces

Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US)

Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US and Canada)

     

Hardware Features and Benefits - SP500

High Speed   Can print 4.2 Lines Per Second at 40 Columns
High Reliability  

MCBF: 22 Million Lines

Guillotine Auto Cutter: 0.3 Million Cuts

Small Foot Print   Save precious counter space
Embedded Power Supply   No more power brick, saving even more counter space
Multiple Copy Support   Print multiple part forms; Supports Original +2 copies
Swappable Interfaces Connections   Future interface upgrades are fast and simple to do. With swappable interfaces, there's no need to purchase a new printer just to upgrade the connection
Recessed Cable Connections   Helps protect cables from being damaged on the counter top
Horizontal or Vertical Orientation   Use the printer in the orientation that suits you best. 
Spill Proof Design   Hinged cover design resists spill damage
Wall Mountable   Need more counter space? Create more room by mounting the printer to the wall
     

Software Features and Benefits - SP500

Simple-to-Use Utilities   Available on the web for download, free, easy to use
Memory Switch Utility   Fine-tune your print ours or print in different languages by enabling, changing, or disabling certain settings
Ethernet Interface Set Up Utility   Setting up and configuring an Ethernet printer has never been more quick and eay!
     

Related Products - SP500 Series

OPTIONS AND ENHANCEMENTS –SP700

WiFi Power Pack

The WiFi Power Pack is designed to make any Star LAN interface printer "wireless". Powered by the printer's cash drawer kick port, the WiFi Power Pack avoids additional power outlet, eliminating the possibility of tangled cables, the WiFi Power Pack includes a DK-USB power module and a TP Link wireless router

Part Number: 99250000

 

Vertical Stand VS-S500

To sace counter space, mount the SP500 vertically using the Vertical Stand.

Part Number: 39590600

 


Wall Mount Bracket

WB-S500

Save counter space by mounting the SP500 on the wall using the Wall Mount Bracket. It installs easily on to the back of the printer.

Part Number: 39590200

 

 


Kitchen Buzzer/Ticket Alarm

BU01-24-A

The Kitchen Buzzer is designed to connect directly the the RJ11 port on the back of the printer. When a print job is sent to the TSP100, the buzzer will sound off. This is beneficial for high noise environmentslike kitchens to alert cooks that orders have been sent to them.

Part Number: 39594001

 

 


Swappable Interfaces

Easily upgrade the connection type in the future without purchasing a new printer.

Interfaces Available:

 

RS232C Serial - IFBD-HD04

Part Number: 39607400

 

Parallel - IFBD-HC04

Part Numer: 39607411

 

USB - IFBD-HU08

Part Number: 39607910

 

Ethernet - IFBD-HE08

Part Number: 39607902

 

 

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.

 

Paper and Supplies

Part Number: 37966530 - 76mm (3") Standard Bond Paper Roll

 

Part Number: 37966140 - 76mm (3") Standard Bond Paper Roll

 

Part Number: 87992591 - 76mm (3") Standard Bond Paper Roll

 

Part Number: 37966300 - 76mm (3") Standard Bond Paper Roll

 

Part Number: 30980113 - Black Ribbon 1.2M Character Life

 

Part Number: 30982000 - Black Indelible Ribbon

 

Part Number: 30980114 - Red/Black Ribbon, 600K/300K Red Character Life

 

 

 

Models - SP500 Series

Part NumberModelDescription
37998030SP542MU42-120USSP500, Impact, Auto-cutter, USB, Putty, Int PS
37998040SP542MU42GRY-120USSP500, Impact, Auto-cutter, USB, Gray, Int PS
39320010SP512MC42SP500, Impact, Tear Bar, Parallel, Putty, Int PS
39320110SP512MD42SP500, Impact, Tear Bar, Serial, Putty, Int PS
39320310SP512MC42GRYSP500, Impact, Tear Bar, Parallel, Gray, Int PS
39320410SP512MD42GRYSP500, Impact, Tear Bar, Serial, Gray, Int PS
39323010SP542MC42SP500, Impact, Auto-cutter, Parallel, Putty, Int PS
39323110SP542MD42SP500 Impact, Auto-cutter, Serial, Putty, Int PS
39323310SP542MC42GRYSP500, Impact, Auto-cutter, Parallel, Gray, Int PS
39323320SP542MC GRY BRSP500, Impact, Auto-cutter, Parallel, Gray, Int PS, Brasil Power Cord
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
37966140RF76-D85-C17 25PK“3" Standard Bond Roll Paper” to “3" 1-Ply Standard Bond Roll Paper for SP500 and SP700 25pk
87992591RF76-D85-C17 2P 12PK“3" 2-Ply Standard Bond Roll Paper” to “3" 2-Ply Standard Bond Roll Paper for SP500 and SP700”
37966300RF76-D85-C17 2P 25PKPaper SP500, SP700: Original +1, 3 inch Width, 100 ft Length, 25 Rolls/Case, Blue Core

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