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 do I scale up or scale down the size of my receipts without modifying my POS Software?

The PDF linked below provides instructions on configuring Receipt Scaling for the TSP800II and TSP700II. 1202a_StarMicronics_TSP800II700II_Scaling Receipt Scaling is yet another way Star Micronics is helping retailers reduce their environmental footprints. Scaling enables receipt and invoice size to be automatically reduced or expanded anywhere between 20-200% with NO change to the original POS Software! Receipt […]

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: […]

How to change Emulation on Star Desktop Printers

Introduction This 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, TSP800II Supported Interfaces: All Supported Environments: All DIP Switch Settings NOTE: Before proceeding, please ensure the printer is OFF and unplugged. Changing the printer’s […]

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 […]

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, Parallel Supported Environments: […]

How to change Emulation of SK1-211/SK1-311 from StarPRNT to ESC/POS & viceversa

Introduction: This Application Note explains how to change the emulation from StarPRNT to ESC/POS or ESC/POS to StarPRNT on the SK1- 311 and SK1-211 kiosk printers. Supported Printers: SK1-311/SK1-211Supported Interfaces: Serial and USBSupported Environments: N/A   Changing Emulation Between StarPRNT and ESC/POS Method 1: Operation Method 1) Power printer [OFF] and open the paper cover […]

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 […]

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, […]