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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 do I configure my Apple AirPort Express for a Star USB Printer?

Star is a proud long time supporter of printing from iOS and Mac OS X environments and is proud to add AirPort Express to our support line up! The PDF linked below provides instructions on how to configure an Apple AirPort Express directly to a host device or as a shared device over the network. […]

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 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 […]

How to configure WiFi Power Pack (TP-Link) on an iPad

Introduction How to setup the WiFi Power Pack to use with Star Printers on an iPad. Depending on the application, further installation of printer drivers may be needed.   Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact Printer Supported Interfaces: Ethernet Supported Environments: iOS device (iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iphone..etc) Support Video: Click here to watch video   […]

How to setup WebPRNT Browser for iOS

Introduction: How to setup the star WebPRNT browser on an iOS device for use with compatible Bluetooth Printers   Supported Printers: TSP650II, TSP700II, TSP800II, mPOP, SM-L and SM-T portable printers. Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth. Supported Environments: iOS.   Download and Install “Star WebPRNT Browser” from the App store.   Pair your Bluetooth printer to your iOS […]

Using a lightning cable with TSP100IIIU on iOS

Introduction This application note explains how to use your Star Printer on iOS devices using a lightning cable.   Supported Printers: TSP100IIIU Supported Interfaces: USB   Using TSP100IIIUSB with Lightning Cable First, make sure you have the lightning cable plugged into the back of the printer, as well as your device.   Next, we will […]