mC-Print3 Thermal Printers


Compact and Sleek Design

The mC-Print3 is the mCollection‘s 3-inch POS printer. Star’s compact mC-Print3 is 40% smaller than the TSP654II. The mC-Print3 provides an IPX2-rated splash-proof design, as well as front-loading paper loading with exceptional functionality. This 3-inch thermal printer offers multiple connectivity options including USB, Lightning, Bluetooth, LAN, and CloudPRNT/WebPRNT. The five connections are all a part of the mC-Print3 model, making the printer adaptable to any future POS system changes. Additionally, the multiple connectivity options allow for the easy integration of common software.
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Printer Method Direct Line Thermal
Print Speed 250 mm/sec
Printer Case Color White or Black
Models Available USB, Lightning, Ethernet, CloudPRNT, Bluetooth* (MCP31LB only)
Print Resolution   203 dpi (8 dots per mm)
No. of Columns   Star Mode = 48
Font Size   12 X 24
Character Set   ANK 95, 32 Int 128 Graphic plus Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese
International Code Pages   Star Mode=48
Bar Codes   Extended barcode functionality - 9 versions / PDF 417, Maxicode Option
Line Spacing   3 mm or 4 mm or programmable
Paper Specifications
Width   80mm standard, 58mm with paper guide
Thickness   0.053 ~ 0.075 mm
Roll Diameter   Up to 83 mm
Easy - Load   Easy Front Loading
Paper Out Sensor   Standard
Paper Low Sensor   Standard
Maximum Print Width   80mm paper = 72mm, 58mm paper = 50.8mm
Top Margin 11 mm default
Auto Cutter   Guillotine (Partial Cut Only)
Cover Open Sensor   Yes
Logo Store Capacity   Unlimited
Multiple Copy Support   Supported through futurePRNT Software
Journal Capability   Supported through futurePRNT Software
Label Support   N/A
Power Supply   External, new smaller design
Drivers Available Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP Embedded, POSReady2009, OPOS™, JavaPOS™, USB Vendor Clss, CUPS, Mac, Mac OS X, Linux™, StarPRNT SDK with support for iOS and Android
Digitally Signed (WHQL) Yes
Swappable Interfaces   N/A
Connectivity MCP31L- USB-B, USB-A/Lightning, Ethernet (LAN), WebPRNT/CloudPRNT MCP31LB- USB-B, USB-A/Lightning, Ethernet (LAN), WebPRNT/CloudPRNT, Bluetooth
 Emulation Modes Star Mode SDKs (Raster only)TM
Peripheral Drive Circuit   2 circuits, (24V max. 1A), 1 compulsion input
Power Consumption   Average 1.6 Amp. Printing, 0.1 Amp. Standby
Operating Conditions Temerature: 5oC to 45oC Humidity: 10% - 90% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions  Temerature: -20oC to 60oC Humidity: 10% - 90% RH
Dimensions     132 x 140 x 125mm (w x h x d)  
Safety Standards UL, C-UL, TuV, FCC, VCCI, EN55022, CE
Reliability MCBF Print Head Auto Cutter 60 Million Lines 100km 2 Million Cuts
Accessories MG-S322, MG-S1501, MG-S8200, 1D BCR, 2D Imager, Line Display, Kitchen Buzzer, Cash Drawer.
Warranty 2 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US & Canada)
Options   Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US) ExtendA-Star Extend Warranty Program (US and Canada)


Sleek Elegant Design Beautiful look to match the rest of the mCollection
Easy User Experience Simple to setup, easy to use.
Common SDK Perfect for ISVs, easy to integrate.
HUB mCP31L & mCP31LB mCP30 mCP31C & mCP31CB     3 USB-A w/HID Support (1 Port 2.4A, 2 Ports 0.5A), LAN Port, DK Port USB-B, LAN Port, DK Port 1 USB-C, 2 USB-A 0.5A, LAN Port, DK Port  
5 Interfaces Legacy, Modern, and Future support
Print Flat Technology Every print job comes out flat with no paper curl
SteadyLAN Provides reliable power and network access to tablet
USB-C Power Delivery Data transfer & charging with USB-C Connection* (mCP31C & mCP31CB only)
Small Foot Print Save precious counter space. 36% smaller than the TSP100III
External Power Supply New smaller power supply. 30% smaller than the older version.
Front Paper Loading Front paper loading for a Flat Top design.
Cable Management Hidden cable management for clean counter space.
Front Exit Printing Printing from the front for under the counter printing.
Digitally Signed Driver (WHQL) Certified by Microsoft for worry-free operation
PromoPRNT Customize promotional receipts to meet any need. From Social Media, Coupons, Website Traffic, Store Hours, and more!
Cloud Ready Star Micronics free simple to use cloud services available directly out of the box
Add Graphics Easily add logos, coupons, merge images, and more
Target Marketing Assign keywords to trigger coupons based off of what customers purchase to keep them returning
Enhance Barcodes Adjust barcode size for professional looking receipts
Text Reversal Reverse the entire receipt for vertical orientation; when the receipt is printed, it will be presented front-side up to the user
OPOS/JPOS Configuration Very easily configure for OPOS or JPOS use


mC-Print3 POS Receipt Printer: For Retail, Kitchen, & Online Ordering

Key Features

  • Sleek, compact, connected
  • Simple user experience
  • Easy to integrate through common SDK
  • Bluetooth, USB, Lightning, LAN, CloudPRNT
  • IPX2 splash-proof design
  • SteadyLAN™ technology (mCP31L, mCP31LB, MCP31C, MCP31CB)
  • Peripheral device connectivity – cash drawer, customer display, 1D/2D scanners, HID class devices (keyboard mode)
  • Fast charge and communication via USC-C® power delivery port (MCP31C/CB)
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mC-Print3’s hub functionality allows for the USB connectivity of up to three peripherals. The peripherals available for the mCollection® include three mG-Scales, 1D and 2D scanners, cash drawers, line displays, kitchen buzzers, and more. Every component of the mCollection was designed to be chic, compact, and consistent to allow for a unified look in any business environment.



SteadyLAN™ , available on certain mC-Print3 models, provides wired Ethernet service to iOS, Android, and Windows devices connected to a networked printer via the Lightning (iOS10 or later required) or USB-C® cable. SteadyLAN is available on the following models: mCP31L, mCP31LB, mCP31C, and mCP31CB.



The mC-Print3 compact receipt printer is a part of the Star Micronics mCollection – a line of mPOS hardware designed for the future. The mCollection includes printers, cash drawers, scales, tablet POS stands, an all-in-one, and more. With multiple connectivity options and a sleek design, the mCollection is changing the face of retail and hospitality.

Weight 5.25 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 8.25 in
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