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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 […]

Opening the Cash Drawer from the Windows Command Prompt

Introduction This application note explains how to open a cash drawer connected to the Star Printer through the Windows Command Prompt. These instructions apply for all Star Printers that support cash drawers.   Supported Printers: TSP100 Series, mC-Print Series, TSP650II, FVP10, TSP700II, TSP800II, TSP1000, SP700 Supported Interfaces: Serial, Parallel, USB Applicable Environments: Windows 10 (32/64-bit), […]

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 error. […]

Importing and Exporting Settings in StarPRNT

Introduction:This application note explains how to import and export settings in StarPRNT. Especially useful for reducing time needed for customizing multiple printer installations and backups, this feature enables users to configure all settings once and then export them as an XML file. This XML file can then be imported on other systems to replicate all […]

Setup OPOS Driver with Star Printers using StarPRNT Utility

Introduction:This application note shows how to add a Star Printer and a cash drawer attachment as OPOS devices. While these instructions were written using the TSP700II, this document suffices for the below models.Supported Printers: FVP10, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, SP700, SP500, TUP500*, TUP900*Supported Interfaces: Ethernet**, USB, Powered USB, Serial, ParallelSupported Environments: Windows 10 (32/64-bit) Windows 7 […]

How to Install Star Ethernet (LAN) printer on Fedora Linux OS

IntroductionThis application note explains how to install various Star Ethernet Printers on the Fedora Linux OS. While this document was developed using the TSP100, it is applicable to the printers listed below.Supported Printers: TSP100III, TSP650II, SP700, TSP800II, TSP700II.Supported Interfaces: Ethernet (LAN).Supported Environments: Fedora Linux. Download the CUPS_for_Linux driver from our Global Support Website.NOTE: Extract the […]

How to Install Star Ethernet (LAN) printer on Ubuntu Linux OS

IntroductionThis application note explains how to install various Star Ethernet Printers on the Ubuntu Linux OS. While this document was developed using the TSP800, it is applicable to the printers listed below.Supported Printers: TSP100III, TSP650II, SP700, TSP800II, TSP700II.Supported Interfaces: Ethernet (LAN).Supported Environments: Ubuntu Linux. Download the CUPS_for_Linux driver from our Global Support Website.NOTE: Extract the […]