View all news articlesStar Micronics Announces Printer Certification from Sharp®

– Multiple Star Printers Certified for Sharp Point of Sale Terminals

star_micronics_logoEDISON, NJ - (January 2010) – Star Micronics America, Inc. announced that multiple models from its point of sale printer line, have achieved certification for Sharp Point of Sale terminals. As a result, of the certification, Star Micronics is an officially endorsed hardware partner of Sharp USA.

“Star Micronics is honored to announce printer certification from an industry-leading technology supplier like Sharp,” said Michael Hanson, Vice President, Star Micronics America, Inc. "By certifying a variety of Star’s printers, Sharp POS terminal users are guaranteed a first-class, dependable and efficient receipt transaction process; regardless of whether it is a hospitality or retail application, independent operation or a national chain.”

“Sharp is continuously acting to provide the best accessories and peripherals for our customers,” said Greg Tucker, Product Planning Manager for the Sharp Pont of Sales division. “We do this by working with the most innovative companies within each category. We are very pleased to work with a company like Star Micronics who excel in their field.”

Star’s SP700 impact printer and the TSP650 thermal printer have both been certified with Sharp’s UP-3500 and UP-800 terminals. The SP700 is Star’s kitchen printer offering, while the TSP650 is most often utilized at point of service. The impact, SP298 has also been certified with the UP-800.

Application notes on configuration may be accessed here.

About Sharp

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation, a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions and mobile communication and information tools.  Leading brands include AQUOS® Liquid Crystal Televisions, 1-Bit™ digital audio products, SharpVision® projection products, Notevision® multimedia projectors, Insight® Microwave Drawer® appliances, POS systems, SuperSteam™ ovens, Plasmacluster® air purifiers and the OnEnergy™ solar system.  

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About Star Micronics

Star Micronics America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd., a world-leading producer of small printers, audio components, high-precision machine tools, and precision parts. Star Micronics Company Ltd. is ranked as one of the Top 50 “Most Stable” Japanese Companies on the Japanese Nikkei.

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