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 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 on Mac Computer

Introduction How 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 Printer Supported Interfaces: Ethernet Supported Environments: Mac OS X   WiFi Power Pack (TP-Link) Setup via WiFi Connect the TP-Link’s USB to […]

Pairing and Testing mPOP with iOS and Android

Introduction: This application note shows how to pair the mPOP Bluetooth printer on iOS devices and Android devices.   Supported Printers: mPOP (Bluetooth) Supported Operating Systems: iOS and Android Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth   Pairing mPOP on an iOS device Perform a self-test on the printer. Turn the printer off, then slide the printer mechanism out. Hold […]

Installing a Star Ethernet (LAN) Printer on Mac OS using CUPS

Introduction This application note shows how to install the Star Ethernet Desktop printers on Mac OS Supported Printers: TSP100LAN, TSP100IIILAN, TSP100IIIW, TSP650IILAN, TSP700IILAN, TSP800IILAN, mc-Print 3, mc-Print 2 Supported Interfaces: LAN, Wi-Fi. Supported Environments: Mac OS   Installing Star CUPS Driver Place the “starcupsdrv-x.xx.x_mac_yyyymmdd.zip” file on your desktop and expand it by double-clicking on the […]

How To Change Margins and Fix Paper Size Issues

Driver Settings and Format Issues Introduction: This Application Note explains potential driver settings for addressing issues such as long receipts with blank space, margin and format issues, and font size when printing from POS applications that are either web-based (accessed through a web browser) or applications that are installed locally on the computer and using […]

Installing a Star Bluetooth Printer on Mac OS using CUPS

Introduction: This application note shows how to install the Star Bluetooth Desktop printers on Mac OS   Supported Printers: TSP100IIIBI, TSP650IIBi, TSP700IIBi, TSP800IIBi, mc-Print 3, mc-Print 2 Supported Interfaces: Bluetooth Supported Environments: Mac OS   Installing the Star CUPS Driver. Place the “starcupsdrv-x.xx.x_mac_yyyymmdd.zip” file on your desktop and expand it by double-clicking on the file. […]

How to Configure Star Drivers to Cut In-Between Pages

Introduction This guide explains how to configure a Star Micronics printer to cut in-between pages and test the cutter on both Windows and Mac devices using futurePRNT, StarPRNT, or Cups Drivers. Supported Printers: futurePRNT, starPRNT printers on Windows, and printers supported by CUPS Drivers on Mac and Linux Supported Interfaces: USB, LAN, BT, Wi-Fi, Serial, […]