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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?

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 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 […]

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 AndroidSupported Interfaces: BluetoothPairing mPOP on an iOS devicePerform a self-test on the printer. Turn the printer off, then slide the printer mechanism out. Hold down the red button and turn the printer […]

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

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

How To Change Margins and Fix Paper Size Issues

Driver Settings and Format IssuesIntroduction: 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 the […]

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 OSSupported Printers: TSP100IIIBI, TSP650IIBi, TSP700IIBi, TSP800IIBi, mc-Print 3, mc-Print 2Supported Interfaces: BluetoothSupported Environments: Mac OSInstalling 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.     The screen below appears by double-clicking the expanded […]

How to Configure Star Drivers to Cut In-Between Pages

IntroductionThis 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 LinuxSupported Interfaces: USB, LAN, BT, Wi-Fi, Serial, ParallelSupported Environments: Windows, […]