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Star Micronics SP500 Series

SP500 Series Receipt Printer


The compact-sized SP500 single color receipt printer is ideal for retail point of sale, restaurants and kiosks.

Available in two models, the Star SP500 features a standard tear bar and a convenient auto cutter. Choose from two popular interface choices, parallel (IEEE1284) or serial (RS232C), and two exterior colors, charcoal gray or putty. All models have an internal UPS.

Among the fastest dot matrix receipt printers on the market, the SP500 Series sports print speeds at over 4 lines per sec (at 42 columns per line) and includes an advanced print head for increased reliability over the long haul.


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Product Specifications
Dimensions 140W x 225D x 163H mm
Weight Tear bar model: 2.0 kg - Auto cutter model: 3.2 kg
Color Options Dark Grey, Light Grey
Interface Serial, parallel, USB, ethernet
Print Method 9-pin, serial impact dot-matrix
Print Speed 4.2 Lines per second (40 columns)
Emulation Star Mode, ESC/POS™
OPOS Compatible Yes
Character Set 95 Alphanumeric, 46 International, 128 x 40 Graphic
Character/Line 16.9 / 14.1 cpi (character per inch)
Graphics Printing Yes
Operating Temperature 32°F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C)
MCBF 22,000,000
Print Head Life 100 Million characters
Auto Cutter Lifespan 300,000 cuts
Paper Dimensions 76 mm standard width (57 mm with paper guide), 85 mm maximum diameter
Paper Thickness 0.07 to 0.010 mm
Two Color Printing Capabilities No
Sensors paper out, paper low, cover open, black mark
Auto Cutter Optional
Mac Compatible No
In The Box Ribbon Cartridge, User Manual, Paper Guide, Power Switch Cover, Power Cable, Ferrite Core (Ethernet Model)
Frequently Asked Question
How do I install a Star Ethernet Printer?

Star Micronics SP500 Series Reviews

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Reviewed by: Dave of Mason MI

Purchased: Star Micronics SP500 Series Star SP512MC42 GRY Impact Printer Color: Grey with Tear Bar and Power Supply Parallel Interface (39320310)

Reviewed by: Janet of Pana IL

Purchased: Star Micronics SP500 Series Star SP512MC42 GRY Impact Printer Color: Grey with Tear Bar and Power Supply Parallel Interface (39320310)

Liked: Exactly the machine I was looking for, compatible to my old machine hardware.

Reviewed by: Mari Dee of Mabank TX

Purchased: Star Micronics SP500 Series Star SP512MC42 GRY Impact Printer Color: Grey with Tear Bar and Power Supply Parallel Interface (39320310)

Liked: Was comparable to our old printer and served our needs.

Reviewed by: Mike of Altus OK

Purchased: Star Micronics SP500 Series Star SP512MC42 GRY Impact Printer Color: Grey with Tear Bar and Power Supply Parallel Interface (39320310)

Reviewed by: DavidDavid of TROUT, LATROUT LA

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Accessories

243-006 6-Foot A to B USB Printer Cable for Star Printers $5.00 Add to Cart
DIBM25C06-BLACK 6-Foot Parallel Printer Cable for Star Printers, Black $7.00 Add to Cart
DIBM25C06 6-Foot Parallel Printer Cable for Star Printers $5.00 Add to Cart
2901-6MF9-STAR 6-Foot Null Modem Serial Printer Cable (9 to 25 pin) for Star Printers $5.00 Add to Cart
87998080 Star Micronics 3-Year Extend-A-Star Warranty (must be purchased within 15 days of printer purchase) $45.00 Add to Cart
87998090 Star Micronics 4-Year Extend-A-Star Warranty (must be purchased within 15 days of printer purchase) $30.00 Add to Cart
87998170 Star Micronics 3-Year Swap-A-Star Warranty (must be purchased within 15 days of printer purchase) $100.00 Add to Cart
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Previously Available Models

Star SP512MC42-120R GRY Impact Printer, Color: Grey with Tear Bar, Power Supply, Journal Take-up, Parallel Interface
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Star SP542MD42 Impact Printer, Color: Putty with Auto Cutter and Power Supply, Serial Interface
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Star SP512MU42-120R GRY Impact Printer, Color: Grey with Tear Bar, Journal Take-up, Power Supply, USB Interface
Please Call
Star SP542MU42-120 Impact Printer, Color: Putty with Auto Cutter and Power Supply, USB Interface
Please Call
Star SP542MU42-120R GRY Impact Printer, Color: Grey with Auto Cutter, Power Supply, Journal Take-up, USB Interface
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Star SP542ML42-120 Impact Printer, Color: Putty with Auto Cutter and Power Supply, Ethernet Interface
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Star SP512MW42-120 Impact Printer, Color: Putty with Tear Bar and Power Supply, WiFi Interface
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