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How to Store and Edit Logos and other Graphics Using StarPRNT

IntroductionThis application note explains how to import, modify, and assign monochrome graphics to be stored in a Star Printer. StarPRNT offers an easy-to use management system for logos, coupons and other image files. While these instructions were written using the TSP700II printer, this document applies to all the models listed models.Supported Printers: FVP10, TSP650II, TSP700II, […]

How to change Emulation on Star Desktop Printers

IntroductionThis 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, TSP800IISupported Interfaces: AllSupported Environments: AllDIP Switch SettingsNOTE: Before proceeding, please ensure the printer is OFF and unplugged. Changing the printer’s emulation only entails switching the corresponding […]

Importing and Exporting Settings in StarPRNT

Introduction:This application note explains how to import and export settings in StarPRNT. Especially useful for reducing time needed for customizing multiple printer installations and backups, this feature enables users to configure all settings once and then export them as an XML file. This XML file can then be imported on other systems to replicate all […]

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 […]

Modifying Printer Settings in StarPRNT Utility

Introduction:This application note explains how to modify internal Star printer settings, also referred to as Memory Switches or Soft Switches. While these instructions were written using the TSP700II, this document suffices for the below models.Supported Printers: FVP10, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, SP700, SP500, TUP500, TUP900*Supported Printer Emulation: Star Line Mode (Default), ESC/POS ModeSupported Interfaces: Ethernet*, USB, […]

How to change Emulation on Portable Star Micronics Printers

Introduction:This application note demonstrates how to switch emulation modes of portable Star Micronics printers from ESC/POS to StarPRNT and viceversaSupported Printers: SM-S220i, SM-S230i, SM-T300, SM-T300i and SM-T400iSupported Interfaces: BluetoothNote:  SM-L200 and SM-L300 do not support ESC/POS emulationSwitching emulation on the SM-T300i and SM-T400i1.  Print a self-test on the printer: With the printer [OFF], hold both […]

How to configure the TSP100 Series Printers for ESC/POS Mode

Introduction This application note shows how to configure a TSP100 Series Printer for ESC/POS emulation. Supported Printers: All TSP100 Family Models: TSP100ECO, TSP100U, TSP100PUSB, TSP100LAN, TSP100GTSupported Interfaces: USB, PoweredUSB, EthernetSupported Environments: Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit) Star Tools Needed: futurePRNT Utility V5.0 or higher (Found on Installation CD […]