Starmicronics SP742 Impact Printer


Reliable Kitchen Printer
Built specifically to work in environments where heat and humidity can erode the type on the kitchen order, the SP742 is an ideal kitchen printing solution. This fast, two-color printer offers crisp, easy to read type for quick viewing, clamshell design for easy paper loading and an embedded power supply for space efficiency.
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High SpeedCan print 13 six inch receipts per minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 40 Columns)
High ReliabilityMCBF: 22 Million Lines Guillotine Auto Cutter: 1 Million Cuts
Small Foot PrintSave precious counter space
Embedded Power SupplyNo more power brick, saving even more counter space
Two Color CapableHighlight important information
“Drop In & Print” LoadingClamshell design allows for very fast and easy paper and ribbon loading
Multiple Copy SupportPrint multiple part forms; Supports Original + 2 copies
Apple MFi Certified Bluetooth InterfaceProvides wireless impact/ kitchen printing via Apple MFi certified Bluetooth with support for iOS devices such as iPad®, iPhone® and iPod Touch® in addition to Android and Windows devices
WebPRNT Ethernet InterfaceEnables Printing from Web-based Applications Via HTTP Requests
Swappable Interface ConnectionsFuture interface upgrades are fast and simple to do. With swappable interfaces, there’s no need to purchase a new printer just to upgrade the connection
Recessed Cable ConnectionsHelps protect cables from being damaged on the counter top
Horizontal or Vertical OrientationUse the printer in the orientation that suits you best
Spill Proof DesignInnovative cover design and raised bottom resists spill damage
Wall MountableNeed more counter space? Create more room by mounting the printer to the wall
Digitally Signed Driver (WHQL)Certified by Microsoft for worry free operation
Installation CD Included in BoxNo need to download drivers or utilities
Innovative Value Add Receipt Design SoftwareCustomize and brand receipts to keep customers coming back time and time again with professional graphics (logos, coupons, and more)
Simple-to-Use UtilitiesIncluded on Installation CD, free, easy to use
Partial futurePRNT Receipt Redesign SoftwareQuickly and easily add logos and coupons for professional receipt branding, Reverse Text for vertical orientation, and more!
Logo UtilityStore logos and other graphics for professional receipt branding
Memory Switch UtilityFine-tune your print outs or print in different languages by enabling, changing, or disabling certain settings
Ethernet Interface Set Up UtilitySetting up and configuring an ethernet printer has never been more quick and easy!
Printer Method25 Pin Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed13 Receipts Per Minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 42 Columns)
Printer Case ColorPutty or Gray
Models AvailableTear Bar or Auto Cutter without Rewinder Tear Bar or Auto Cutter with Rewinder
Two Color Print CapabilityRed & Black Ribbon Required - RC700BR
Print FontFont SizeCharacter SizeCharacter SetCode PagesCharacter Per Inch    5 x 9 / 7 x 9 1.2 (W) x 2.42 (H) / 1.5 (W) x 2.42 (H) mm 95 Alphanumeric, 32 International 40 16.9 / 14.1
Line Spacing1/6 inch Standard
Paper SpecificationsWidthRoll DiameterThickness 1 Ply PaperCopy Capability 2 PlyCopy Capability 3 PlyEasy-LoadPaper Out SensorPaper Low SensorPrint Width  76mm standard, Adjustable 69.5mm or 58mm with paper guide   Up to 85mm 0.065 ~ 0.085mm Original + 1, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.14 Original + 2, 0.05-0.08 / piece, total less 0.20 "Drop-In & Print" Standard Optional 63mm, 57mm, 45mm
  Ribbon Specifications   RC700B RC700BR RC700D    Black (3,000,000 Characters) Black/Red (1,500,000 / 750,000 Characters) Indelible Black Ribbon (Laundry Applications)
Auto CutterGuillotine (Partial Cut Only)
Cover Open SensorYes
Program ROMFlash Memory (16 Mbit), NV bit image 256 KB
Multiple Copy SupportOriginal + 2 Copies Maximum
Journal CapabilityYes; Rewinder model required
Label SupportN/A
Power SupplyInternal; Power cable included in box
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, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, JavaPOS™, USB Vendor Class, Linux™, Mac OS X, StarIO SDK with support for iOS, Android and Blackberry
Digitally Signed (WHQL)Yes
Swappable InterfacesYes
ConnectivityApple MFi Certified Bluetooth, WebPRNT, WebPRNT Browser App, Serial, Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Emulation ModesStar Mode, ESC/POS™
Peripheral Drive Circuit2 Drivers
Power ConsumptionAverage 36W, Printing, 10W
Operating ConditionsTemerature: 0oC to 50oC Humidity: 0% - 90% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions Temerature: -20oC to 70oC Humidity: 5% - 95% RH
Dimensions Non-Rewinder Models Rewinder Models   Weight: Tear Bar Model Auto Cutter Model Tear Bar Rewinder Model Auto Cutter Rewinder Model    160 x 152 x 245 (W x H x D)mm 164 x 152 x 245 (W x H x D)mm     2.96 kg 3.18 kg 3.43 kg 3.65 kg  
Safety StandardsUL, C-UL, TuV, CB, FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, EN55022, CE
Reliability MCBFPrint Head Auto Cutter22 Million Lines150 Million Characters 1 Million Cuts
Accessories All Included with PrinterInstallation CD with Drivers, Configuration Utility, and Value Add Utility modeled after futurePRNT Software, Set Up Guide, Power Cord, Embedded Power Supply, Vertical Mount Accessory, Paper Guide, Power Switch Cover, Start-Up Ribbon
Warranty2 Year Full Manufacturer Warranty
OptionsKitchen Buzzer (BU01-24-A)Wall Mount Bracket (WB-S700) Vertical Stand Kit (VS-S700) Near End Paper Sensor Swappable Interfaces Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US) Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US and Canada)

SP742 Impact Kitchen Printer for Restaurant Orders & Tickets

Key Features

  • Reliable kitchen printer
  • Internal power supply
  • High-speed throughput: 13 receipts/tickets per minute
  • Available with Apple MFi certified Bluetooth
  • “Drop-In and Print” paper loading
  • All accessories included (except cable)
  • Available with CloudPRNT online ordering service support


When equipped with Star’s WebPRNT technology, the SP742 WebPRNT can support restaurants using a web-based application to provide a seamless transition from the front-of-house to the back-of-house operation. Also available with Apple MFi certified Bluetooth interface, Star’s SP742 BTi can support kitchens and back of house operations without wiring that can get in the way of its staff. The SP742 BTi supports iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® devices in addition to Android™ and Windows devices.



The SP742 BTi includes the ability to print receipts or data from a web browser-based application running on a mobile device wirelessly by configuring Star’s WebPRNT Browser. Once configured, the user simply pairs their mobile device to the SP742 BTi, opens the application on WebPRNT Browser, and prints from the application. The SP742 also supports Star’s CloudPRNT communication protocol that sends print jobs directly to the printer through the cloud. Star’s SP742 CloudPRNT is specifically designed for accepting and printing online food orders in the kitchen where heat and humidity can erode the type on the printed order. This fast, two-color printer offers crisp, easy-to-read type for quick viewing, and will automatically print orders as they are placed through an online ordering application.

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The SP742 is just one part of Star Micronics POS solution offering for full-service restaurants and quick service restaurants (QSR). Star Micronics is proud to offer a full range of POS hardware including receipt and label printers, back-of-house kitchen ticket printers, cash drawers, the technology required for online ordering, and more.

Weight9.8 lbs
Dimensions14.2 × 10.7 × 9.7 in
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