SM-S230i Series

MFi Certified, Super Compact & Durable Design, Android, iOS and Windows Printer

  • Auto Detect Pairing
  • All-in-one Package
  • Long Battery Life
  • Click here for information on handling lithium battery packs
  • Portable Printers
  • Mobile
  • 58mm Thermal Paper


Auto Detect Pairing

Auto detect pairing with Apple iOS (MFi certified), Android, Linux & Windows devices

All-in-one Package

Ships with Battery Charger, Belt Clip, Battery pack, Serial Cable and Sample Paper Roll

Long Battery Life

Operation time is a maximum 18 hours (5 minute printing intervals and energy saving mode) with one full-charge

If you would like to see information other than the above features, please refer to the “Others” section.


Model Name SM-S230i
Printer Case Color Black
Printer Method Direct Thermal Line Printing
Character Specifications: Character Matrix Font A: 32 cpl, Font B: 42 cpl, Font C: 48 cpl
– KOR & CHN & JPN: 16 cpl
No. of Columns Up to 42 columns
Character Sizes Font Size A: 12 x 24, Font Size B: 9 x 24, Font Size C: 8 x 16,
– KOR: 24 x 24 (16 x 24), CHN & JPN: 24 x 24
Print Resolution 8 dot/mm (203 dpi)
Emulation ESC/POS, StarPRNT
Interface versions Bluetooth® Ver.2.1 + EDR, USB 2.0 Full Speed
Print Speed 80 mm/second
Paper Specifications: Media Thermal Roll Paper
Width 58 mm (2 inch)
Roll Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 0.060–0.070 mm
Overall Dimensions (W x D x H) 80 x 114 x 44 mm
Weight Approx. 217 g (including Battery)
Power Voltage 7.4 V (1150 mAh)
Battery Running Time
at 5 minute printing intervals
15 hours
Print Width 48 mm
Mag Stripe Reader (MSR) Standard MSR [ISO 1&2&3 track and JIS_II]
Operating Conditions -5–50°C, 30–80%RH (No Dew)
Print Head Life 50 km
Drop Test 1.5 m
Barcodes UPC-A/E, EAN-8/13, CODE-39, CODE-93, CODE-128, ITF, CODABAR
2D Code QR Code, PDF417, Data matrix
Others MFi Certified, GS1 databar

(Note) Battery operation time may shorten depending on environment temperature, operation conditions and battery charge frequency.

In accordance with the requirement of the EU commission
* The printer firmware may update automatically once a new version or feature is available.
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Compatible software


Apple MFi Certified

Certified by Apple Inc. for all iOS devices including: iPad, iPhone, iPod


Supports advanced encryption of card data (AES, 3DES)

Super Compact Design

Just 114 x 80 x 44mm & weighing 217g with the battery

StarPRNT (Star Line Mode) Support

Supports the Star Line mode commands (StarPRNT ) for portable printers

Standard support of Magnetic Stripe Reading Functionality

Able to read magnetic stripes in accordance with ISO or JIS standards, making it possible to create convenient solutions for PDAs or smart phones that don’t support reading magnetic stripes

Compatible with Various OS Environments

StarIO facilitates developers in easily designing mobile applications without complicated communication control on diverse operating systems like Windows Mobile, Windows CE, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) and Android

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