SP512 Tear bar printer
SP542 Autocutter printer
SP500R Rewind version
UP542 Open Frame Kiosk Printer

Please be aware this product is being discontinued at the end of 2018. Please contact Star EMEA if you have any large projects. The SP700 should be considered as the alternative product at a similar price point. In most cases this product is a drop-in replacement but please check with your software provider.

Matrix receipt printer with unbeatable price / performance ratio

The high quality SP500 offers an unbeatable price / performance ratio.  With high reliability, compact vertical or horizontal footprint and easy-to-use features, the SP500 can be easily integrated into most POS or hospitality solutions.

A rewind / journal option is available for audit purposes. An integral black mark sensor and optional wall mount bracket mean the SP500 can also be used as a ticket printer in either a manned or unattended kiosk environment.

UP542 Open Frame Mechanism

For kiosk receipting and ticketing solutions.  High speed 9 pin mechanism with bi-directional logic seeking

• 76mm wide paper up to 100 gsm 0.10 for single part paper
(0.20mm 1+2 copies)
• Full or Partial Cut Autocutter
• 4 lines per second print speed
• Internal Power Supply with IEC Socket
• 3 or 6 Position Black Mark Sensor
• “Drop-In & Insert” paper feed
• Serial or Parallel Interface
• Compact Footprint – 136 (w) x 156(d) x136 (h) mm

*Please contact Star for full UP542 specifications


  • High performance, logic seeking, 9-pin quality matrix printer – up to 7.5 lps
  • “Drop-In & Insert” paper loading
  • Adjustable 58 or 76mm paper widths
  • 6 position black mark sensor for fixed length tickets
  • Ergonomic design including hygienic spill-proof design and cable power switch covers
  • Space saving vertical or horizontal operation
  • Compact footprint with internal power supply and vertical operation
  • Compatible ribbons: RC200B – Black

SP500 Specifications


Max. Print Speed 4.0 to 7.5 lps
Resolution 7 x 9 half dot
No. of Columns 42 / 30
Autocutter Tear Bar and Full / Partial (Guillotine) Autocutter Rewind models
Paper Width 76, 57mm
Paper Thickness 0.07 – 0.10mm / 1+2 copies
Paper Roll Standard Option 85mm
Media Presentation Vertical or Horizontal mode
Print Width 63 / 60 / 45mm
Sensors 6 position Black Mark
Interface RS232C or Parallel
Unique Ethernet Print on Disconnection Feature Internal with cable provided
Power Supply 0.43 Amps Printing 0.12 Amps Standby
Power Consumption  
Energy Star 22 Million Lines 1 Million Cuts
Dimensions (W x D x H) mm Weight 140 x 225 x 163
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  • Wall Mount Kit
  • Vertical Kit
  • SP500R Paper Rewind version

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