Installing a Star TSP100 Lan Series Printer on Windows OS using futurePRNT

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Introduction:

How to install a Star TSP100LAN Ethernet Printer on Windows OS using the futurePRNT Driver/Configuration Utility package. This document also includes instruction for assigning a Static or Dynamic IP Address.

 

Supported Printers: TSP100IIILAN, TSP100LAN

Supported Interfaces: Ethernet

Supported Environments: Windows 10 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit), Windows 8(32bit/64bit), Windows 7(32bit/64bit), and Windows Vista (32bit/64bit)

 

Installing Windows (futurePRNT) Driver

Insert the CD into the CDROM driver or click “AutoRun.exe” in the main directory to execute the installer. If the CD is misplaced, you can download the driver for free from the Star Micronics Global Support Site.

NOTE: When downloading the driver, please make sure to extract the file before click on “Autorun.exe”

 

Click Installation.

 

Click “I Accept”.

 

Click Next.

 

Enter Username and Organization and click Next.

 

Select Typical and then click Next.

 

Click Install.

 

The installer completes the installation

 

Click Finish.

 

Click Exit

 

Ethernet Printer Installation (Static)

Determine the printer’s IP Address on the network. This can be done by performing a self-test page.

 

Ensure the printer power is off and that it is connected to the network.

 

Press and hold the FEED button in the front while turning the power switch on.

 

Release the FEED button after approximately three seconds.

 

The printer outputs the first page of the self-test showing hardware settings. About ten seconds later, the next self-test print showing network configuration. The bottom of this second printout shows the IP Address, as displayed below.

 

Note: If the IP Address line feeds “0.0.0.0 (Didn’t obtain)”, the printer did not receive an IP Address. Please click here to view Star’s application note detailing Star Ethernet printer installation via Windows Command Prompt.

Note: Using a Static IP Address, mean that the IP Address will not change on the printer side and will remain the same until the printer is reset to factory mode.

 

 

 

Open the LAN & Bluetooth Setup Tool

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Let the utility search for the printer.

 

Once the printer is discovered, click on Configuration

 

Click Login after the TSP100III Network Utility page loads.

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Username is root and the password is public.

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Click Cancel

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Click IP Parameters

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Select Static and then click Submit

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The Static address should be accepted and then click Save

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Select Save – Configuration printing – Restart device. Click Execute

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A configuration page will print from the printer

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Click on Discovery in the utility, so that it will pick the changes made on the printer.

 

Click on Printer Queue

 

If desired, change the Printer Queue or set as Default Printer. Place a checkmark next to Print Test Page and click on Apply.

 

Click on Printer Queue

A window will appear click Yes

 

A windows test-page will print out confirming that the TSP100 Lan was successfully installed

 

In Devices and Printer, the TSP100 Lan will be listed there.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the TSP100 LAN with Static IP Address on Windows.

 

Ethernet Printer Installation (Dynamic)

Determine the printer’s IP Address on the network. This can be done by performing a self-test page. Ensure the printer power is off and that it is connected to the network. Press and hold the FEED button in the front while turning the power switch on. Release the FEED button after approximately three seconds. The printer outputs the first page of the self-test showing hardware settings. About ten seconds later, the next self-test print showing network configuration. The bottom of this second printout shows the IP Address, as displayed below.

 

Note: If the IP Address line feeds “0.0.0.0 (Didn’t obtain)”, the printer did not receive an IP Address.

Note: Using a DHCP IP Address, mean that the IP Address will change frequently depending on the router assigns IP Address.

 

Open the LAN & Bluetooth Setup Tool.

 

Let the utility search for the printer.

 

Once the printer is discovered, click on Configuration.

 

Click on Printer Queue.

 

A window will appear, confirming to using DHCP IP Address so click Yes.

 

If desired, change the Printer Queue or set as Default Printer. Place a checkmark next to Print Test Page and click on Apply.

 

A window will appear, click on Yes.

 

A windows test page will print out confirming that the TSP100Lan was successfully installed.

 

In Device and Printer, the TSP100IIILan will be listed there.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the TSP100IIILAN with a Dynamic IP Address on Windows.

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