Star Micronics 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 MethodDirect Line Thermal
Print Speed250 mm/sec
Printer Case ColorWhite or Black
Models AvailableUSB, 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 Margin11 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 AvailableWindows 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
ConnectivityMCP31L- USB-B, USB-A/Lightning, Ethernet (LAN), WebPRNT/CloudPRNT MCP31LB- USB-B, USB-A/Lightning, Ethernet (LAN), WebPRNT/CloudPRNT, Bluetooth
 Emulation ModesStar 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 ConditionsTemerature: 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 StandardsUL, C-UL, TuV, FCC, VCCI, EN55022, CE
Reliability MCBF Print Head Auto Cutter60 Million Lines 100km 2 Million Cuts
AccessoriesMG-S322, MG-S1501, MG-S8200, 1D BCR, 2D Imager, Line Display, Kitchen Buzzer, Cash Drawer.
Warranty2 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US & Canada)
Options  Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US) ExtendA-Star Extend Warranty Program (US and Canada)
Sleek Elegant DesignBeautiful look to match the rest of the mCollection
Easy User ExperienceSimple to setup, easy to use.
Common SDKPerfect 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 InterfacesLegacy, Modern, and Future support
Print Flat TechnologyEvery print job comes out flat with no paper curl
SteadyLANProvides reliable power and network access to tablet
USB-C Power DeliveryData transfer & charging with USB-C Connection* (mCP31C & mCP31CB only)
Small Foot PrintSave precious counter space. 36% smaller than the TSP100III
External Power SupplyNew smaller power supply. 30% smaller than the older version.
Front Paper LoadingFront paper loading for a Flat Top design.
Cable ManagementHidden cable management for clean counter space.
Front Exit PrintingPrinting from the front for under the counter printing.
Digitally Signed Driver (WHQL)Certified by Microsoft for worry-free operation
PromoPRNTCustomize promotional receipts to meet any need. From Social Media, Coupons, Website Traffic, Store Hours, and more!
Cloud ReadyStar Micronics free simple to use cloud services available directly out of the box
Add GraphicsEasily add logos, coupons, merge images, and more
Target MarketingAssign keywords to trigger coupons based off of what customers purchase to keep them returning
Enhance BarcodesAdjust barcode size for professional looking receipts
Text ReversalReverse the entire receipt for vertical orientation; when the receipt is printed, it will be presented front-side up to the user
OPOS/JPOS ConfigurationVery 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.

Weight5.25 lbs
Dimensions11 × 11 × 8.25 in
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