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How do I integrate my Star POS Printer with my iOS or Android POS Software

Printing from an iOS or Android mobile device (tablets, smartphones) to a POS printer is a swift experience if the app you are printing from integrated support for your printer. Due to the design of mobile operating systems (mOS), mobile devices do not offer a printing queue system similar to the ones using Windows, Mac, […]

Where can I find the SDK and programming info for Star printers?

Star Micronics offers various SDKs and programming info for your Star printers, to help developers easily integrate their software. To download these SDKs, please visit the Star Micronics Developers Section. For CloudPRNT, please see the CloudPRNT Developer Guide.

How to Configure USB-C Port for mCP31C & mCP31CB

Introduction This application note explains the steps on how to navigate through the different functionalities of the USB-C port available on the MCP31C/CB printer.   Supported Printers: mc-P31C, mc-P31CB Supported Interfaces: All Supported Environments: Android   StarPRNT Utility (Memory Switch) Plug your device into the USB-C for Android devices. Plug the printer into a power […]

How to enable SteadyLAN on Star mC-Print printers

Introduction This application note explains how to enable the SteadyLAN functionality of the applicable Star printers, providing an internet connection to your tablet plugged into the printer with a USB-Lightning (Apple devices) or USB-C (Android and Windows devices) cable.   Supported Printers: MCP31L, MCP31LB with Apple devices, and MCP31C, MCP31CB with Android or Windows Devices […]

How do I read the “Error Status or LED Codes” for my Star Micronics printer?

Fix Error Light: If a printer is malfunctioning, the LED indicators located on the operation or control panel will report the printer error condition. Each LED pattern indicates a specific condition error. For cross reference between LED indications and errors on your printer, refer to the user manual of the product in use. User manuals […]

How to configure WiFi Power Pack on Android Device

Introduction This application note will show you how to setup the WiFi Power Pack to use with Star Printers on Android device. Depending on the application, further installation of printer drivers may be needed. Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact Printer Supported Interfaces: Ethernet Supported Environments: Android   WiFi Power Pack (TP-Link) Setup via WiFi Connect the […]

Setup TSP100IIIW with WPS via Windows/iOS/Android

Introduction: This application note explains how to setup the TSP100IIIW using WPS on a Windows, iOS, or Android. NOTE for WPS: A standard for making easy connections between wireless networking devices. Depending on the manufacturer, buttons that have been displayed as “AOSS”, “Easy wireless start”, “JumpStart” etc. may also be handled equivalently to WPS. For […]

How to change Emulation of SK1-211/SK1-311 from StarPRNT to ESC/POS & viceversa

Introduction: This Application Note explains how to change the emulation from StarPRNT to ESC/POS or ESC/POS to StarPRNT on the SK1- 311 and SK1-211 kiosk printers. Supported Printers: SK1-311/SK1-211Supported Interfaces: Serial and USBSupported Environments: N/A   Changing Emulation Between StarPRNT and ESC/POS Method 1: Operation Method 1) Power printer [OFF] and open the paper cover […]

How to manually assign an IP Address on TSP100IIIW with iOS and Android

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  Introduction Application Note Number: 282 This application note shows how to manually assign an IP Address on TSP100IIIW using an iOS or android device. Supported Printers: TSP100IIIW Supported Interfaces: Wireless Supported Environments: iOS (iPad, Ipad Air, iPad Mini..etc) Android Supported Video: Click here to watch video Table of Contents I. Connecting/Setting TSP100IIIW on iOS/android […]

Pairing and Testing mPOP with iOS and Android

Introduction: This application note shows how to pair the mPOP Bluetooth printer on iOS devices and Android devices.   Supported Printers: mPOP (Bluetooth) Supported Operating Systems: iOS and Android Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth   Pairing mPOP on an iOS device Perform a self-test on the printer. Turn the printer off, then slide the printer mechanism out. Hold […]