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Specs at a Glance
  • Front Exit
  • Under-the-Counter Mountable
  • Platform Top Cover Increases Counter Space
  • Waterproof (IpX1 Certified)
  • Paper Saving Receipt Compression Tool
  • Voice Enabled Communication Tool
  • Ultra High Speed Receipt Printing (250mm/sec)

Printer Description
The FVP-10 is designed to bring an array of new benefits like front loading, onboard USB, receipt compression for paper saving and multiple mounting options due to its “platform” design combined with the high quality and high-speed printer performance that POS
users have come to expect from Star.

StarMicronics has developed the FVP-10 to assist users who:
- Have counter space challenges
- Require a splash and dust resistant printer
- Need to print a receipt as fast as possible to decrease customer wait time

The FVP-10 features an ultra high print speed of
250mm/second and front paper loading for easy paper roll changing. Its square design & front paper loading allow for it to either be easily under-counter mounted or used as a platform to mount other POS devices. The FVP-10 can support up to 7 pounds of accessories on its top. Text to voice feature enables users to communicate important information with both staff and customers. Voice alerts to remind an operator to start a specific task can easily be programmed.

The FVP-10 is offered in 3 packaging configurations for easy integration:

1)     Standard FVP-10USB with CD and USB cable but NO power supply

2)     The Platform FVP-10USB with CD, USB cable, Platform extension and power supply

3)     The under the counter FVP-10USB with CD, USB cable, Under the counter connecting kit and power supply

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FVP-10 Printer Specifications

Printer Method

Direct Line Thermal

Print Speed

250 mm/sec

Printer Case Color


Models Available

Guillotine Auto Cutter

Print Resolution

203x203 dpi (8 dots per mm) default, 406x203 dpi adjustable

No. of Columns

Star Mode = 40, ESC/POS™ Font A 42 Font B 64

Font Size

12 x 24

Character Set

ANK 95, 32 Int 128 Graphic

International Code Pages

Star Mode=40. ESC/POS™= 6 + 1 blank allowing an additional character page to be added

Bar Codes

Extended barcode functionality - 9 versions / PDF 417 / QR Code / Maxicode Option

Eco Feature

Compress receipt size both horizontally (80mm to 58mm) and vertically (50%)

Paper Specifications

Roll Diameter
Paper Out Sensor
Paper Low Sensor
Maximum Print Width

58-80mm fully adjustable

0.065 ~ 0.15 mm
Up to 83 mm
"Drop-In & Print"
available by Default
Available by Default
Max 72mm

Top Margin

13 mm default, 3 mm selectable by memory switch

Auto Cutter

Guillotine (Full or Partial, selectable )

Printer Open Sensor


Flash  Memory


Label Support

Black Mark Sensor Available

Power Supply


Drivers Available

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 with support for iOS, Android and Blackberry

Digitally Signed Driver


Swappable Interfaces

USB Standard; Serial, Parallel, Powered USB, Ethernet Interfaces optional

Emulation Modes

Star Mode, ESC/POS™

Peripheral Drive Circuit  

2 circuits, (24V max. 1A), 1 Compulsion input

Power Consumption 

Average 1.8 Amp. Printing, 0.15 Amp. Standby
Requires PS60A External Power Supply

Operating Conditions

Temperature: 5ºC to 45ºC 
Humidity: 10% - 90% RH (without condensation)

Storage Conditions

Temperature: -20ºC to 60ºC 
Humidity: 10% - 90% RH


144 x 114 x 227.7 (w x h x d)mm

Safety Standards

CE, EN55022, TUV, CB report, UL, c-UL, FCC, C-tick, Gost, CCC, VCCI

Reliability MCBF
Print Head
Auto Cutter

60 Million Lines
2 Million Cuts

3 models offered

FVP-10U: Installation CD with Drivers and Configuration Utility, USB Cable, Interface Cover, Power Switch Cover, Setup Sheets, Sample Paper Roll.
FVP-10 Under the counter: Installation CD with Drivers and configuration utility, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Power Supply and Mounting Kit included.
FVP-10 Platform: Installation CD with drivers and configuration utility, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Power Supply and Platform extension included


3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)


Cable Cover Unit
Under-Counter Mount Kit
Power Supply (PS60A)
Communication Interfaces available: Parallel, Serial, Ethernet, Powered USB
Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US)
Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US and Canada)


Front Paper Exit

Increases convenience and available counter space

Platform Roof

Mount other devices on top of the FVP-10 to keep the counter tidy and organized. The FVP-10 can support up to 7lbs

Under-the-Counter Mountable

Secure the FVP-10 under the counter to maximize counter space

Water and Dust Resistant Design

Answer the demands of harsh environments. The FVP-10 is IpX1 certified

Voice-Enabled Communication

Programmable voice or sound alerts for staff and customers

Paper-Saving Text Compression Mode

Auto-mode compresses printed receipts by both width and length, reducing the receipt size by HALF

Ultra High Speed

Can print at a lightning fast speed of 250 mm/sec

High Reliability

MCBF: 60 Million Lines

Ultra Reliable Guillotine Auto Cutter

MCBF: 2 Million Cuts

“Drop In & Print” Paper Loading

Clamshell design allows for very fast and easy paper loading

On Board USB with Optional Swappable Interface Connections

USB comes standard on all FVP-10 models with the option of an extra Serial, Parallel, PoweredUSB, or Ethernet swappable interface.

Recessed Cable Connections

Further helps to protect cable and ports

Double Resolution Mode

Increase resolution to 406 x 203 dpi for crisp and clear graphics and bar codes

2D Bar Code Printing

2D bar codes store more information than traditional 1D types and replicate the data multiple times for better scanning reliability. PD417 and QR Code are supported

Black Mark Sensor

Supports the printing of labels

Installation CD Included in Box

No need to download drivers or utilities

ESC/POS™ Emulation

Easy drop-in replacement


Simple-to-Use Utilities

Included on Installation CD, free, easy to use

Audio Utility

Store wave files for user convenience and assign key words off the receipt to trigger them to play

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!


WiFi Power Pack

The Wifi Power Pack is designed to make any Star LAN interface printer "wireless". Powered by the printer's cash drawer kick port, the WiFi Power pack avoids additional power outlet, eliminating the possibility of tangled cables. The WiFi Power Pack includes a DK-USB power module and a TP Link wireless router.

Part Number: 99250000

 WiFi Power Pack

External Power Supply

The PS60A is a compact power supply that can be set beside or behind the printer or easily hidden away underneath a counter.

Part Number: 30781870 

Under Counter Mount Bracket
Mount Kit MK-F10


Install the FVP-10 under the counter to maximize available counter space.


Cable Cover Unit
Cable Cover CC-F10


Further protect all cables and ports.


Printer Enclosure with Terminal Stand


This FVP-10 exclusive accessory allows credit card terminals to be mounted on top of the receipt printer. An ideal solution for retail POS application that feature industry standard-sized "Pin Pads".

Scanner Mounting Platform


The Scanner Mounting Platform has been designed to combine two devices often found at banking and retailing Point Of Service stations; a receipt printer and a check scanner.

This new accessory for the 
FVP-10 allows leading industry scanners to be safely mounted on the top of the receipt printer, thus reducing its' footprint.
37963070 Canon Scanner Platform for FVP-10

37963060 CTS Scanner Platform for FVP-10

Swappable Interfaces

Easily upgrade the connection type in the future without purchasing a new printer. An on board USB port is standard on every FVP-10 model.

Interfaces Available:
IFBD-BC03 – Parallel Interface Board (FVP-10) 
IFBD-BD03- Serial Interace Board (FVP-10)
IFBD-BE05 – Ethernet Interface Board (FVP-10)
IFBD-BPU03 – PoweredUSB Interface Board (FVP-10)

Mobile Power Supply

The Mobile Power Supply allows users to put the FVP-10 into vehicle applications like printing law enforcement tickets, truck tickets, and more. It converts 12VDC into the required 24VDC to power the printer.

Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty

The Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program provides full bumper-to-bumper coverage available for 3 years.

Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty

The Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program provides next business day replacement coverage available for 3 years.

Part Number Model Description
39620000 FVP10U-24 Front Exit Thermal Receipt, Auto Cutter, USB, Putty, Internal Speaker, Driver CD, Ext PS (not included)
39620010 FVP10U-24 GRY Front Exit Thermal Receipt, Auto Cutter, USB, Gray, Internal Speaker, Driver CD, Ext PS (not included)
37962160 FVP-10U Under the Counter Front Exit Thermal, 250mm/sec, Auto Cutter, USB, Putty, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Driver CD, PS and Mounting Kit included
37962180 FVP-10U GRY Under the Counter Front Exit Thermal, 250mm/sec, Auto Cutter, USB, Gray, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Driver CD, PS and Mounting Kit included
37962200 FVP-10U Platform Front Exit Thermal, 250mm/sec, Auto Cutter, USB, Putty, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Driver CD, PS and Platform extension included
37962270 FVP-10U GRY Platform Front Exit Thermal, 250mm/sec, Auto Cutter, USB, Gray, Internal Speaker, USB cable, Driver CD, PS and Platform extension included
FVP-10_Install_Manual.pdf1643.01 KBDownload
FVP-10_Hardware_Manual.pdf6141.63 KBDownload
FVP-10_Product_Sheet.pdf288.32 KBDownload
FVP-10_Flyer.pdf10461.75 KBDownload

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