SP500 Impact Dot Matrix receipt printer

SP500 Impact Dot Matrix receipt printer

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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 kiosk environment.

The UP542 Open Frame version of the SP500 is designed to be built into a kiosk application.

SP512 Tear Bar Version
SP542 Autocutter Version
UP542 Open Frame Version

All available in Star White or Charcoal Grey with Serial / Parallel / and non-interface version for Ethernet and USB usage.
  • High speed, logic seeking, 9-pin quality matrix printer – up to 7.5 lps

  • Competitively priced with unmatched feature per cost ratio

  • Easy Load “Drop-In & Insert” paper loading facility

  • Tear bar or autocutter

  • Adjustable 58 or 76mm paper widths

  • Quality ticket output on media up to 0.10mm with 6 position Black Mark Sensor

  • Spill-proof / Hygienic design for bar / kitchen environments with cable and power switch covers

  • Space saving vertical or horizontal operation

  • Wall mount option

  • Internal universal power supply

  • NEW non-interface version available for Ethernet and USB usage

  • Journal / Rewind option (must be fitted by supplier)

  • 22,000,000 lines CRT reliability
Printer Method 9-pin serial dot matrix
Print Speed Approx. 7.5 lps (@ 16 col) or 4 lps (@ 42 col, 16.9CPI)
Print Direction Bi-directional, Logic Seeking
Paper Feed Speed Approx. 33 lps (@ continuous feed)
Number of Columns 40 col / 42 col / 35 col (76mm paper)
30 col / 32 col / 26 col (58mm paper)
Character Size (mm) 1.2 (W) x 2.42 (H) / 1.5 (W) x 2.42 (H)
Character Set 95 alphanumeric, 46 International, 128 x 40 graphic
Character Matrix 7 x 9 (half dot) / 5 x 9
Code Pages 40 Code Pages
Program ROM Flash Memory
Character per inch (CPI) 16.9 / 14.1
Control Code Star Mode / ESC/POS™ Emulation
Ribbon Life
1.2 million characters
Paper Width 76 ± 0.5mm or 57.5 ±0.5mm (W) x 85mm (diameter)
Thickness 1 ply 0.07 ~ 0.10mm
Copy Capability 2 ply Original +1, 0.05 ~ 0.08mm per ply (total less than 0.14)
Copy Capability 3 ply Original +2, 0.05 ~ 0.08mm per ply (total less than 0.20)
Data Buffer 2 KByte or 256 Byte
Interface Serial or Parallel. New Non-interface version for
Ethernet / USB usage
Reliability Printer 22 million lines (CRT), 9 million lines (MCBF)
Autocutter 300,000 Cuts (Full or Partial Cut)
Dimensions 140 (W) x 225 (D) x 163 (H) mm
Weight 2.0Kg (Tear Bar Model), 2.2Kg (Autocutter Model)
Drivers Available OPOS™, Windows 95 / 98 / ME / 2000™, XP™, NT4.0™, Linux CUPS Support™, JavaPOS™, Apple MAC™
Peripheral Drive 2 circuits, for driving solenoids etc. (24V max., 1A)
Black Mark Sensor 6 position as standard
Paper End Sensor Standard
Additional Features Fiscal Memory (Space Only)
Power Switch Cover as standard
Options Paper Near End Sensor, Star Buzzer alarm,
Paper Rewind (Journal) – Distributor/Factory Fit,
Vertical Mount Paper Roll Holder WB-S500,
Ethernet & USB options for SPECIAL SP500 version