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 […]

Ubuntu Linux – Sending Print Commands Directly to a LAN Port

Introduction How to send print commands directly to a LAN port/socket using the Terminal on Ubuntu Linux version 8.04 or higher. While this document was written using the TSP100LAN, these directions suffice for any Linux compatible Ethernet Star Micronics printer.   Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact Printer Supported Interfaces: Ethernet Supported Environments: Ubuntu 8.04 or higher […]

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

Enabling Multi Session on the IFBD-HE07/08 Ethernet Card

Introduction This application note shows how to enable Multi Session on IFBD-HE07/08 ethernet cards. This documentation covers enabling this setting by browser and command prompt, so choose the method most comfortable.   Supported Printers: TSP650II, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, TUP500, SP500, SP700, HSP7000, FVP-10, TSP1000 Supported Interfaces: Ethernet (IFBD-HE07/08 Card)   When Is Multi Session Needed? […]

Setting Up Graphics on TSP100 using futurePRNT

Introduction How to use the futurePRNT Configuration Utility to brand and customize receipts with logos, coupons, and watermarks with NO changes to your existing POS software!   Supported Printers: TSP100 series Supported Interfaces: USB, PoweredUSB, Ethernet, Wireless Supported Environments: Windows 10 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8 (32bit/64bit) Windows 7(32bit/64bit)   Adding Graphics to futurePRNT […]

Can I use a Serial to USB or Parallel to USB adapter with my Star Micronics printer?

As a leading POS printer manufacturer, Star Micronics provides support for Serial, Parallel, USB, Powered USB, and Ethernet printing*.   Star Micronics cannot support the use of adapters with our printers for two main reasons: There are no clearly defined standards for creating X to Y adapters There are far too many adapter manufacturers in […]