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Printer Error Page Troubleshooting

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 setup JavaPOS with Star Printer on Ubuntu Linux

IntroductionHow 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, TUP500Supported Interfaces: Serial, EthernetSupported Environments: Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Install Java Development KitThe Java development kit must be installed to use the […]

Installing Splash-proof Cover for Star Micronics Printers

IntroductionClick 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, TSP700IISupported Interfaces: ALL

Enabling Multi Session on the IFBD-HE07/08 Ethernet Card

IntroductionThis application note shows how to enable Multi Session on IFBD-HE07/08 ethernet cards. This documentation covers enabling this setting by browser and command prompt, so choose the method most comfortable.Supported Printers: TSP650II, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, TUP500, SP500, SP700, HSP7000, FVP-10, TSP1000Supported Interfaces: Ethernet (IFBD-HE07/08 Card)When Is Multi Session Needed?Enable Multi Session to ensure compatibility when […]

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_SerialInstallationStar Printers: FVP10, TSP650, TSP700II, TSP800II, SP700, SP500, TUP500, TUP900Interface: Serial [COM]Operating Systems: Windows 7 […]

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_ScalingReceipt 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 size reduction is […]