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 […]

How to setup JavaPOS with Star Printer on Ubuntu Linux

Introduction How to use a Star Micronics printer with Ubuntu Linux via the JavaPOS driver. While this was written using a USB TSP650, these directions suffice for the following supported models.   Supported Printers: TSP650II, SP700, TSP700II, HSP7000, TUP500 Supported Interfaces: Serial, Ethernet Supported Environments: Ubuntu Linux 9.04   Install Java Development Kit The Java […]

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

How to Install the Star MG-S Scales OPOS Driver

Introduction This application note explains how to install the Windows OPOS Driver for the Star MG-S Scales.   Supported Models: MG-S322, MG-S1501, MG-S8200 Supported Interfaces: Serial, USB Supported Environments: This software supports the following operating systems: ・Windows 10* 32bit and 64bit (except Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 IoT) ・Windows 8.1* 32bit and 64bit (except […]

How do I install my Star Serial Printer on Windows 7/Vista/XP?

The PDF linked below contains instructions on installing a Star Printer with a Serial interface using the StarPRNT Intelligence Driver. The StarPRNT Installation CD ships in the box with the printer, and can also be downloaded from Star’s Global Support Site. 1208b_StarMicronics_StarPRNT_SerialInstallation   Star Printers: FVP10, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, SP700, SP500, TUP500, TUP900 Interface: Serial […]

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 […]

How to Configure USB-C Port for mCP31C & mCP31CB

Introduction This 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-P31CB Supported Interfaces: All Supported Environments: Android   StarPRNT Utility (Memory Switch) Plug your device into the USB-C for Android devices. Plug the printer into a power […]

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 Store and Edit Logos and other Graphics Using StarPRNT

Introduction This 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: […]