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Setting Up Graphics on TSP100 using futurePRNT

IntroductionHow to use the futurePRNT Configuration Utility to brand and customize receipts with logos, coupons, and watermarks with NO changes to your existing POS software!Supported Printers: TSP100 seriesSupported Interfaces: USB, PoweredUSB, Ethernet, WirelessSupported Environments: Windows 10 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8 (32bit/64bit) Windows 7(32bit/64bit)Adding Graphics to futurePRNTEnsure the TSP100 futurePRNT driver is installed on […]

How to Install the Star MG-S Scales OPOS Driver

IntroductionThis application note explains how to install the Windows OPOS Driver for the Star MG-S Scales.Supported Models: MG-S322, MG-S1501, MG-S8200Supported Interfaces: Serial, USBSupported 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 Windows RT 8.1)・Windows 8* 32bit and 64bit […]

Where can I find the SDK and programming info for Star printers?

Star Micronics offers various SDKs and programming info for your Star printers, to help developers easily integrate their software.To download these SDKs, please visit the Star Micronics Developers Section.For CloudPRNT, please see the CloudPRNT Developer Guide.

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 […]

What is the difference between OPOS and POS for .NET?

The below was an excerpt from the Microsoft® Windows Embedded website describing the difference between traditional OPOS and POS for .NET. This page (originally published in 2009) no longer exists, but this information is still very relevant.StandardsMicrosoft POS for .NET is Microsoft’s implementation of the industry’s Unified Point of Service (UPOS) version 1.12 standards for […]

Where can I find the SP298 Driver for Windows 7/Vista/XP?

The zip file linked below contains the Beta version driver of the SP298 for Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows Vista (32/64-bit), and Windows XP. This driver does not have an installer package and must be added manually through the Devices and Printers (Windows 7/Vista) or Printers and Faxes (Windows XP) window. Should you need assistance with […]

How do I configure the kitchen buzzer on my SP700 kitchen printer?

The PDF linked below contains instructions on how to configure the Kitchen Buzzer on an SP700. The Kitchen Buzzer is an option available that will sound an alert any time an order is sent to the SP700 letting the kitchen staff know there is a customer waiting for his or her order.Application Note – SP700 […]

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 […]

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, […]