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How to Store and Edit Logos and other Graphics Using StarPRNT

Introduction This 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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 viceversa Supported Printers: SM-S220i, SM-S230i, SM-T300, SM-T300i and SM-T400i Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth Note:  SM-L200 and SM-L300 do not support ESC/POS emulation Switching emulation on the SM-T300i and SM-T400i 1.  Print a self-test on the printer: […]

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, TSP100GT Supported Interfaces: USB, PoweredUSB, Ethernet Supported 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 […]