SP700 Series

Advanced, High Speed, Impact Receipt Printer

  • High speed, 9-pin high quality printer
  • Internal power supply with universal cable, included at purchase
  • New longer life ribbon design
  • Dot Matrix Printers
  • POS
  • Multi-ply Paper


High speed, 9-pin high quality printer

Capable of producing 13 x 20 line receipts per minute (4.7 – 8.9 lps)

Internal power supply with universal cable, included at purchase

New longer life ribbon design

featuring a 3 million character black ribbon and a longer life red / black version

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



Model Name SP700
Print Method 9 Pin Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Printer Versions SP712 Tear Bar Mono and Red / Black Model
SP742 Autocutter Mono and Red / Black Model (full or partial cut)
SP712 / 742 with rewind Tear Bar and Autocutter Rewind Models
Interface Versions RS232 / Parallel / USB 2.0 / Bluetooth®(*) / Without Interface
(* SP742 only)
Interface Options Ethernet
Print Speed Capable of printing 13 x 20 line receipts per minute from 4.7 to 8.9 lps depending on
number of columns
Paper Feed Speed Approx. 5.6 inches per second
(@ continuous feed)
Print direction Bi-Directional , Logic Seeking
Print font: Character Matrix 7 x 9 (Half dot) / 5 x 9
Column capacity 42 / 35
Character Size (mm) 1.2 (W) x 2.42 (H) / 1.5 (W) x 2.42 (H)
Character Set 95 Alphanumeric, 32 International
Code Pages 40
Character Per Inch (CPI) 16.9 / 14.1
Paper Loading Drop-In and Print, Easy Load with see-through cover
Paper Handling Width with guide included 76mm (default), 69.5mm, 58mm (±0.5) x 85mm roll diameter
Thickness 1 ply 0.06 ~ 0.085mm
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
Wall Mount Facility Available on all models (up to 2 part paper)
Paper Sensors Paper End (Near End Sensor option – factory fit)
Ribbon Life: RC700B 3 million characters
RC700BR Black 1.5 million characters , Red 0.75 million characters
Data Buffer 8 Kbyte
Program ROM Flash Memory (16Mbit), NV bit image 256 Kbyte
Emulation Star Mode and ESC/POS™
Power Supply INTERNAL Power Supply with power cable included
D.K.D. Function 2 Drivers
Reliability MCBF 22 Million Lines
Overall Dimensions 160 (W) x 245 (D) x 152 (H) mm
Weight SP712: 2.96Kg, SP742: 3.18Kg, SP712R: 3.43Kg, SP742R: 3.65Kg
EMI Standard VCCI Class A, FCC Class A, CE
Safety Standard UL, C-UL, TÜV, CB, EN60950
Options Buzzer, Wall mount / vertical use kit

Related Contents



Ribbon cartridge

Roll paper guide

Power code

Swich cover

The included accessories vary depending on the model.


Ink Ribbon (black)

Ink Ribbon(red and black)

Buzzer "BU01-24-A"

Wall Bracket "WB-S700"

Vertical Stand "VS-S700"

Compatible software


"Drop-In & Print", easy paper loading

Compact footprint in either horizontal or vertical mode

Literally drop a roll of paper into the printer, close the lid and the paper is loaded!

New splash resistant design with easy-clean curves for robust kitchen / bar use

Featuring well-known Star reliability and support with an MCBF of 22 million lines

Two colour output for emphasis purposes

WebPRNT Support

Enables printing from Web-based applications via HTTP requests
(WebPRNT I/F model)
(Bluetooth® I/F model via WebPRNT Browser)

Apple MFi Certified (Bluetooth® I/F model)

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

Compatible with Various OS Environments

Offering printer drivers for Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
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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