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How to Configure USB-C Port for mCP31C & mCP31CB

IntroductionThis 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-P31CBSupported Interfaces: AllSupported Environments: Android  StarPRNT Utility (Memory Switch)Plug your device into the USB-C for Android devices.Plug the printer into a power outlet. Power ON the printer. Download the mC-Print Utility App […]

How to enable SteadyLAN on Star mC-Print printers

IntroductionThis 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 DevicesSupported Interfaces: USB-Lightning, USB-CSupported […]

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 reset a Star Micronics Ethernet or Wi-Fi Printer

Introduction This application note explains how to reset your Ethernet or Wi-Fi Printer to factory default. This may be necessary to reset a printers’s Static IP address and set it to Access Point mode for network configuration, or to reset the printer’s Web Interface password if it was changed from the default and lost/forgotten. For […]

How to assign a Virtual Port to the TSP100LAN Series Printers

IntroductionThis application note explains how to assign a Virtual TCP/IP or Serial Port to the TSP100 series printer on Windows.Supported Printers: TSP100SeriesSupported Interfaces: Ethernet (LAN), USBSupported Environments: Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit). Virtual TCP/IP Port ExplanationThe TSP100LAN does not natively support direct to ethernet port printing. Setting up a virtual TCP/IP port […]

How to Change Swappable Interfaces on Star Printers

IntroductionThis 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 screwdriverTop Mounting InterfacesEnsure the printer is unplugged. To avoid the risk of personal […]

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 […]

How do I read the “Error Status or LED Codes” for my Star Micronics printer?

The purpose of this page is to provide the maximum information to determine the printer’s error and its solution. The way our printers are diagnosed are through the Power and Error lights, They are called Error Indicators. The error and the power lights will blink at different intervals which will mean a different type of […]

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

IntroductionHow to setup the WiFi Power Pack to use with Star Printers on a Windows. Depending on the application, further installation of printer drivers may be needed.Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact PrinterSupported Interfaces: EthernetSupported Environments: Windows 8 (32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Windows Vista (32/64 bit), and Windows XPSupported Video: Click here to watch video WiFi […]

How to configure WiFi Power Pack on Mac Computer

IntroductionHow to setup the WiFi Power Pack to use with Star Printers on Mac computer. Depending on the application, further installation of printer drivers may be needed.Supported Printers: Thermal, Impact PrinterSupported Interfaces: EthernetSupported Environments: Mac OS XWiFi Power Pack (TP-Link) Setup via WiFiConnect the TP-Link’s USB to an AC power supply or USB port of […]