Star Micronics SP742ME Ethernet Impact Printer

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The Future of POS Printing Today!

Built specifically to work in environments where heat and humidity can erode the type on the kitchen order, the SP700 is an ideal solution. This fast, two-color printer offers crisp, easy to read type for quick viewing, clamshell design for easy paper loading and an embedded power supply for space efficiency.

Paper width: 76mm (standard), 57.5mm & 69mm (with a paper guide), 4.5 Lines per second, 2 color printing, available in Gray or Putty.
Features: first impact printer to be digitally signed by Microsoft for Vista and XP, Clam shell design, Virtual EB-2 USB or Ethernet Port, Rewinder option, Embedded power supply, Software developer’s kit, Everything in the box: 6ft power cord, paper guide, power switch cover, paper roll, free software solutions, set up guide.



Printer Method
Ethernet Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed
13 Receipts Per Minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 42 Columns)
Printer Case Color
Two Color Print Capability
Red & Black Ribbon Required – RC700BR
No. of Columns
42 / 35
Print Font
Font Size:  5 x 9 / 7 x 9
Character Size:  1.2 (W) x 2.42 (H) / 1.5 (W) x 2.42 (H) mm
Character Set:  95 Alphanumeric, 32 International
Code Pages:  40
Character Per Inch (CPI):  16.9 / 14.1
Line Spacing
1/6 inch Standard
Paper Specifications
Width:  76mm standard, Adjustable 69mm or 58mm with paper guide 
Roll Diameter:  Up to 85mm
Thickness 1 Ply Paper:  0.065 ~ 0.085 mm
Copy Capability 2 Ply:  Original + 1, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.14
Copy Capability 3 Ply:  Original + 2, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.20
Easy-Load:  "Drop-In & Print"
Paper Out Sensor:  Standard
Paper Low Sensor:  Optional
Print Width:  69.5mm, 57.5mm
Ribbon Specifications
RC700B:  Black (3,000,000 Characters)
RC700BR:  Black/Red (1,500,000 / 750,000 Characters)
RC700D:  Indelible Black Ribbon (Laundry Applications)
Auto Cutter
Guillotine (Partial Cut Only)
Cover Open Sensor
Program ROM
Flash Memory (16 Mbit), NV bit image 256 KB
Multiple Copy Support
Original + 2 Copies Maximum
Label Support
Power Supply
Internal; Power cable included in box
Drivers Available
Windows 8.1, Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP Embedded, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, JavaPOS™, USB Vendor Class, Linux™, Mac OS X, StarIO SDK with support for iOS, Android and Blackberry
Digitally Signed (WHQL)
Swappable Interfaces
Emulation Modes
Star Mode, ESC/POS™
Peripheral Drive Circuit  
2 Drivers
Power Consumption 
Average 36W. Printing, 10W. Standby
Operating Conditions
Temperature: 0ºC to 50ºC 
Humidity: 0% - 90% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions
Temperature: -20ºC to 70ºC 
Humidity: 5% - 95% RH
160 x 152 x 245 (w x h x d)mm
3.18 kg
Safety Standards
UL, C-UL, TüV, CB, FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, EN55022, CE
Reliability MCBF:  22 Million Lines 
Print Head:  150 Million Characters
Auto Cutter: 1 Million Cuts 
Included with Printer
Installation CD with Drivers, Configuration Utility, and Value Add Utility modeled after futurePRNT Software, Set Up Guide, Power Cord, Embedded Power Supply, Vertical Mount Accessory, Paper Guide, Power Switch Cover, Start Up Ribbon
3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)
Kitchen Buzzer (BU01-24-A)
Wall Mount Bracket (WB-S700)
Vertical Stand Kit (VS-S700)
Near End Paper Sensor
Swappable Interfaces
Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US and Canada)
Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US and Canada) 




3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)