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How to Set Up a MCW10 with the Star Quick Setup Utility

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Introduction: This application note explains how to set up an MCW10 with the Star Quick Setup Utility on Android and iOS.

Supported Printers: mC-Print Series (except MCP31C and 31CB), TSP100IIILAN and TSP100IV-UE

Supported Interfaces: LAN

Supported Environments: Android and iOS


Android Setup

Ensure your device (tablet or smartphone) is connected to your network

Download and install the “Star Quick Setup Utility” from the Google app store

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Star Quick Setup Utility

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=STAR+MICRONICS+CO.,LTD.&hl=en_IN&gl=US

Open the app, select “Start Guide (Initial Settings)” and click “Use Star Wireless LAN Unit”

Connect the MCW10 to the printer using the included Ethernet and USB cables.

Ethernet cable: Connect one end to the MCW10 port labeled LAN 1, and the other to the printer’s Ethernet (LAN) port

USB cable: Connect one end to the MCW10 micro-USB port, and the other to the printer’s Lightning USB Type-A port for iOS devices.

Ethernet Cable Connection USB Cable Connection

Connect the printer’s power supply, Power the printer [ON], wait for solid [Power] and [LAN 1] Status lights, and click “Wireless LAN Unit Setup” to continue.

Note: Click “Next” four (4) times to go through the set-up guide screens.

Power Printer ON Wait for Solid POWER and LAN1 LED Lights

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Click “Discovered Wireless LAN Unit” and “SELECT” the WLAN Unit. Enter the Wi-Fi network Password, then click “APPLY” and “YES”

Note: The Quick Setup app will automatically transfer the SSID and Security Type

Allow the MCW10 set-up to complete ( ~1min), and Click “YES” when prompted

Select the printer and Click “YES” to confirm.

The MCW10 is now connected with the Wi-Fi network and your printer can be used as a wireless printer

Congratulations, your wireless printer (with MCW10) setup and connection to your Wi-Fi network is now complete!

iOS Setup

Ensure your device (tablet or smartphone) is connected to your Wi-Fi network

Download and install the “Star Quick Setup Utility” from Apple’s app store

https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/star-quick-setup-utility/id1549088652

Open the app, select “Start Guide (Initial Settings)” and click “Use Star Wireless LAN Unit”

Press “Next” to go through the four (4) Set-Up Steps screens

Connect the MCW10 to the printer using the included Ethernet and USB cables.

Ethernet cable: Connect one end to the MCW10 port labeled LAN 1, and the other to the printer’s Ethernet (LAN) port

USB cable: Connect one end to the MCW10 micro-USB port, and the other to the printer’s Lightning USB Type-A port for iOS devices.

Ethernet Cable Connection USB Cable Connection

Connect the printer’s power supply, Power the printer [ON], wait for solid [Power] and [LAN 1] Status lights, and click “Wireless LAN Unit Setup” on the fourth set-up screen to continue.

Power Printer ON Wait for Solid POWER and LAN1 LED Lights

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Enter the Wi-Fi network Password, then click “APPLY” and “YES” to confirm.

Note: The Quick Setup app will automatically transfer the SSID and Security Type

Click “Join” to connect the MCW10 to the Wi-Fi Network. Allow 1min approx. for session to complete and click “YES” to select the printer when prompted

Select the printer by taping the model listed on screen and click “Yes” to confirm

Congratulations, your wireless printer (with MCW10) setup and connection to your Wi-Fi network is now complete!

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