Star Micronics SP542 Dot Matrix Receipt/Ticket Printer-with Cutter


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Star Micronics SP500 Dot Matrix Receipt Printer

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The SP500 Series is a highly sophisticated low cost dot matrix receipt printer. It is capable of an incredibly fast receipt output, printing 40 columns onto 76mm wide paper at 4 lines per second and onto 58mm paper at 7.5 lines per second.

The SP500 features a bi-directional, logic seeking mechanism resulting in an exceptional throughput, out pacing its nearest receipt printer competition. The compact footprint of just 163mm by 140mm is enhanced by its internal power supply. This efficiency is further shown in the highly effective cable management system allowing the interface and internal power supply cables to be neatly tucked away behind a protective cover. Other features include a liquid repellent cover and internal guttering to help prevent fluid ingress, a near end paper sensor option, a rewind option and a receipt highlighting text facility.

Print Method Dot matrix / impact
Print Speed (per second) 7.5 lines
Number of Columns 40, 42 or 35 (76mm paper)
30, 32 or 26 (57.5mm paper)
Resolution 16.9 / 14.1cpi
Print Colour Black
Paper Width 57.5mm or 76mm
Paper Thickness 0.07 - 0.10mm
Paper Roll Diameter 85mm
Paper Loading "Drop-In & Insert"
Character Set 95 ANK , 46 Int, 128 Graphic
Emulation Star Mode, ESC/POS
Barcodes No
Interface RS232C Serial, Parallel, USB, or WiFi
Autocutter Yes
Tearbar Yes
Paper Sensors Black mark, paper near end
Presenter No
Reliability MCBF: 9 million lines
Autocutter: 300,000 cuts (full or partial cut)
Power Supply Internal
Software Drivers Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Linux, OPOS, JavaPOS and Mac drivers
Dimensions (W x D x H) 140mm x 225mm x 163mm
Weight Autocutter Models: 2.2Kg
Tear Bar Models: 2.0Kg
Warranty 4 year RTB