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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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.


High Speed Can print 13 six inch receipts per minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 40 Columns)
High Reliability MCBF: 22 Million Lines
Guillotine Auto Cutter: 1 Million Cuts
Small Foot Print Save precious counter space
Embedded Power Supply No more power brick, saving even more counter space
Two Color Capable Highlight important information
“Drop In & Print” Loading Clamshell design allows for very fast and easy paper and ribbon loading
Multiple Copy Support Print multiple part forms; Supports Original + 2 copies
Apple MFi Certified Bluetooth Interface Provides 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 Interface Enables Printing from Web-based Applications Via HTTP Requests
Swappable Interface Connections Future 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 Connections Helps protect cables from being damaged on the counter top
Horizontal or Vertical Orientation Use the printer in the orientation that suits you best
Spill Proof Design Innovative cover design and raised bottom resists spill damage
Wall Mountable Need 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 Box No need to download drivers or utilities
Innovative Value Add Receipt Design Software Customize and brand receipts to keep customers coming back time and time again with professional graphics (logos, coupons, and more)
Simple-to-Use Utilities Included on Installation CD, free, easy to use
Partial futurePRNT Receipt Redesign Software Quickly and easily add logos and coupons for professional receipt branding, Reverse Text for vertical orientation, and more!
Logo Utility Store logos and other graphics for professional receipt branding
Memory Switch Utility Fine-tune your print outs or print in different languages by enabling, changing, or disabling certain settings
Ethernet Interface Set Up Utility Setting up and configuring an ethernet printer has never been more quick and easy!


Printer Method 25 Pin Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed 13 Receipts Per Minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 42 Columns)
Printer Case Color Putty or Gray
Models Available Tear Bar or Auto Cutter without Rewinder

Tear Bar or Auto Cutter with Rewinder

Two Color Print Capability Red & Black Ribbon Required – RC700BR

Print Font
Font 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


16.9 / 14.1

Line Spacing 1/6 inch Standard

Paper Specifications
WidthRoll DiameterThickness 1 Ply PaperCopy Capability 2 PlyCopy Capability 3 Ply


Paper Out Sensor

Paper Low Sensor

Print 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”



63mm, 57mm, 45mm


Ribbon Specifications







Black (3,000,000 Characters)

Black/Red (1,500,000 / 750,000 Characters)

Indelible Black Ribbon (Laundry Applications)

Auto Cutter Guillotine (Partial Cut Only)
Cover Open Sensor Yes
Program ROM Flash Memory (16 Mbit), NV bit image 256 KB
Multiple Copy Support Original + 2 Copies Maximum
Journal Capability Yes; Rewinder model required
Label Support N/A
Power Supply Internal; Power cable included in box
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, 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 Interfaces Yes
Connectivity Apple MFi Certified Bluetooth, WebPRNT, WebPRNT Browser App, Serial, Parallel, USB, Ethernet
Emulation Modes Star Mode, ESC/POS™
Peripheral Drive Circuit 2 Drivers
Power Consumption Average 36W, Printing, 10W
Operating Conditions Temerature: 0oC to 50oC

Humidity: 0% – 90% RH (without condensation)

Storage Conditions  Temerature: -20oC to 70oC

Humidity: 5% – 95% RH


Non-Rewinder Models

Rewinder Models



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 Standards UL, C-UL, TuV, CB, FCC Class A, VCCI Class A, EN55022, CE
Reliability MCBFPrint Head

Auto Cutter

22 Million Lines150 Million Characters

1 Million Cuts

Accessories All Included with Printer Installation 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
Warranty 2 Year Full Manufacturer Warranty
Options Kitchen 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)