How to fix Star Micronics printers when you have recently upgraded to Windows 10

Introduction This guide explains how to fix problems occurring with Star Micronics printers after you upgrade to Windows 10 from an older version of Windows, or when you have updated your current Windows 10 device to a newer version of Windows 10. This fix is required for the TSP100 series to print; however, other models […]

Installing Splash-proof Cover for Star Micronics Printers

Introduction Click on the PDF linked below to learn how to install the splash proof cover on your Star Micronics printer. Splash Cover Installation (PDF)   Supported Printers: TSP100, TSP100III, TSP650, TSP650II, TSP700II Supported Interfaces: ALL

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 to Change Swappable Interfaces on Star Printers

Introduction This application note shows how to change interfaces of swappable interface type Star Printers. Swappable interfaces provide the convenience of switching connection type without purchasing a new printer, making upgrades more cost effective.   Tools Needed: Star printer, new Star connection interface card, Philips screwdriver   Top Mounting Interfaces Ensure the printer is unplugged. […]

How to change Emulation on Star Desktop Printers

Introduction This application note details how to change the printer language emulation of the below listed star printers from StarLine to ESC/POS mode. Supported Printers: TSP650, TSP650II, TSP700II, FVP-10, SP500, SP700, TSP800II Supported Interfaces: All Supported Environments: All DIP Switch Settings NOTE: Before proceeding, please ensure the printer is OFF and unplugged. Changing the printer’s […]

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 […]