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How To Configure Margins and Paper Size on Web Browsers

IntroductionThis application note explains how to configure a web-browser to print to a Star printer from most web-based applications.Supported Printers: Star Desktop PrintersSupported Interfaces: AllSupported Environments: Windows 11 (32/64-bit), Windows 10 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.0 (32/64-bit), Windows 7 (32/64-bit), MacOSTable of ContentsBefore you beginSetup for Google ChromeSetup for Microsoft EdgeSetup for Mozilla FirefoxSetup […]

How To Setup a TSP100IIIW on a WiFi Network

IntroductionThis application note explains how to manually setup the TSP100IIIW on a network without the use of WPS.As an alternative, you may watch a videio with these instreuction by clicking HERE.Supported Printers: TSP100IIIWSupported Interfaces: Wi-FiSupported Environments: iOS, Android, Windows (32/64-bit)Before you beginNOTE: The printer can connet to 2.4GHz networks only. It may be necessary to […]

How to save the receipt on the journal of my TSP100 series with Windows pc’s?

IntroductionHow to configure the TSP100ECO for On Demand Printing.The TSP100ECO is the only printer available that is capable of providing store and restaurant owners with a way to save money and paper effortlessly right out of the box. This intuitive printer is the ONLY POS printer to ship with a 3mm top margin (the blank […]

How to setup USB ID Tool for Star Printers

IntroductionHow to configure a USB interfaced printer by installing a USB serial number. This has the advantage that should the printer be connected to another USB port or to a hub connected to a computer, another driver will not be added.Supported Printers: TSP100, TSP800, TSP700, TSP600Supported Interfaces: USBSupported Environments: Windows OSEnsure that the Printer driver […]

How to update the firmware of a Star printer

Firmware updates are normally only necessary to address specific issues. To learn if a firmware update is necessary for your specific printer model, please contact Star Technical Support.   To know the current firmware version of your printer, simply print a self-test. It will be located at the top of the page:How to print a […]

How do I find my MAC address?

Knowing a printer’s MAC Address might be required for setting up a Bluetooth printer in Mac or Linux, or a grand network access to a network (Ethernet or WiFi). The easiest way to learn your printer’s MAC Address is by printing a Self-Test. The MAC Address will be located on the 2nd page. To print […]

How do I print a self test for my printer?

IntroductionThis application note explains how to print a Self-Test, which is a printout of all of a printer’s configuration settings, to include its firmware version, communication mode, print settings and interface information. Ethernet, Bluetooth and WiFi models will print multi-page Self-Tests.Supported Printers: AllSupported Interfaces: AllDesktop Thermal Printers (except TSP100ECO):1) Ensure printer’s power is OFF .2) […]

My Star Micronics thermal printer feeds paper but does not print.

This is usually caused by either using the wrong paper type for your printer model or the paper roll incorrectly installed (e.g., upside down) Thermal printers like the TSP100III, or TSP650II series require thermal-coated paper, whereas impact printers like the SP700 series require bond, or non-thermal coated paper. To verify that the roll is thermal-coated, […]

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 […]

How do I configure Dinerware for guest check printing to my TSP100?

The PDF in this FAQ contains instructions on configuring Dinerware for printing to a USB or PoweredUSB TSP100.Application note – TSP100 DinerwareDid you ever think that purchasing a POS printer would directly affect an increase in sales and returning customers? The TSP100 has completely revolutionized the idea of the “simple” receipt printer with its inclusion […]