Slip Printer Installation (Star Micronics)

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Printer drivers

Printer Installation

  1. Download the correct driver package for your model of printer and computer
  2. Double-click the file on your desktop and click Run when prompted
  3. A window opens with your compression program. When asked where to extract files to, choose or browse to Desktop, then OK, then Extract. (will vary with compression program used)
  4. Close open windows.
  5. Click Start - Control Panel - Printers and Faxes
  6. Double-click Add Printer; the Add Printer Wizard starts.
  7. Click Next, choose Local printer attached to this computer then uncheck the box in front of Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer; click Next.
  8. If you have a USB printer, choose Use an existing port, and select USB001, click next and skip to step 10.
  9. If you have a parallel printer, choose Use an existing port, select LPT1 and click Next.
    1. *NOTE: If using a new Dell Optiplex you WILL need to change the parallel port from LPT3 to LPT1 as the printer will not work on LPT3 *
    2. Right click on Computer and click on Manage
    3. Click on Device Manager
    4. Expand the Ports (COM & LPT)
    5. Right click on the one labled Printer Port (may also be called Parallel Port) and it will probbaly say (LPT3)
    6. Click on Properties
    7. Choose the =Port Settings=" tab
    8. On the dropdown list for LPT Port Number choose LPT1
  10. Click Have Disk, then click Browse on the next window.
  11. Change Look in: to Desktop, then double-click the folder named StarSP200XPPrinterDriver? or StarSP500x32PrinterDriver?
  12. Click SP200.inf (or SP500.inf), then Open.
  13. The Install From Disk window opens; click OK.
  14. In the list that appears under Printers, click on Star SP512 (Receipt) ( NOT Star SP512 Line Mode Printer with Status Monitor), then click Next.
  15. Leave Printer name as it is; click Next.
  16. In the next window, under Do you want to print a test page? choose Yes, then Next.
  17. Click Finish, then Continue Anyway when prompted that driver isn't signed.
  18. A File Progress window appears, then a test page prints. Click OK to the window asking if test page printed.
  19. Close Printers and Faxes window.

Configure the Evergreen default printers

Once printers have been installed, there are Evergreen specific settings to make. For information and recommendations, see: PrinterSettingsEditor27

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
pngPNG PrinterAdvancedSettings.PNG manage 7.8 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:39 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG PrinterContext.PNG manage 9.4 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:38 AaronZsembery PrinterContext.PNG
pngPNG PrinterContext_Default.PNG manage 11.5 K 20 Aug 2012 - 11:19 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG PrinterPageSettingsFormatOptions.PNG manage 7.2 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:40 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG PrinterPageSettingsMarginsHeaderAndFooter.PNG manage 10.9 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:40 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG PrinterSelection.PNG manage 29.0 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:45 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG PrinterSettings.PNG manage 17.8 K 20 Aug 2012 - 09:41 AaronZsembery  
pngPNG ReceiptTemplatesFooter.PNG manage 5.7 K 20 Aug 2012 - 14:28 AaronZsembery  
exeexe StarSP200XPPrinterDriver.exe manage 238.6 K 26 Oct 2010 - 09:52 AaronZsembery Star SP200 XP Printer Driver
exeexe StarSP500x32PrinterDriver.exe manage 238.4 K 26 Oct 2010 - 09:46 AaronZsembery Star SP500 or SP512 32 Bit XP/Windows 7 Printer Driver
exeexe Star_SP500_64bit_Driver.exe manage 202.6 K 04 Aug 2011 - 13:57 AaronZsembery Win 7 Star 500 Driver (x64)
Topic revision: r25 - 30 Apr 2015 - 10:37:34 - LindsayStratton

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