TMP500 Printer Mechanism

  • Direct Thermal
  • Adjustable Print Width
  • Autocutter: Full Cut (Guillotine)
  • High Speed - Up to 220mm/sec
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TMP500 Printer Description

The TMP500 printer mechanism features a compact footprint and support for small paper widths, the TMP500 is a welcomed addition to Star Micronics' printer mechanism line. The TMP500 features a print speed of up to 220mm/sec and high reliability at an MCBF of 60 million lines.

The innovative looping presenter prevents paper jams by printing the receipt in full before providing it to the user. An innovative nezel (snout) option can be attached directly to the presenter to capture the user's attention with subtle flashing LED lights.

The TMP500 features adjustable paper widths of 45mm-82.5mm documents. With the addition of the optional Large Paper Roll Accessory, it supports up to a 10" paper roll for hours of unattended operation.

Star mechanisms have been used in thousands of applications from lottery machines, bus ticketing, ATM machines, medical devices, and busy airports. Star recognizes that many applications have unique installation requirements. Star offers a variety of printer mechanisms and matching control board solutions to meet your specific application needs.


Specifications - TMP500


Printer Method   Direct Line Thermal 
Print Speed   Up to 220mm/sec
Paper Width   Adjustable 45 - 82.5 mm
Resolution   203 dpi
Auto Cutter   Guillotine (Full Cut)
Presenter   Looping Presenter with Document Capture
Connectivity   RS232C Serial, Parallel, USB, or Ethernet

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, Scalable Raster Driver



Features and Benefits - TMP500


Compact Design   Small, flexible size to fit into small spaces
Adjustable Print Format   Print range from 40mm - 80mm
Looping Presenter   The document is printed entirely and then presented to eliminate the user pulling on the receipt during mid-printing
Document Capture   Program the TMP500 to retract receipts left in the presenter after a certain period of time to promote security and prevent paper jams
Semi-Automatic Paper Loading   Paper loading is easy and fast
Graphics Capable   Print barcodes, logos, coupons, maps, and more
Auto Cutter   Guillotine auto cutter provides high reliability


Models - TMP500

Part NumberModelDescription
39454000TMP542-24-A THERMAL MECHANISMMechansim, Thermal, 80mm, 180mm/sec, Cutter, No Interface, 24v
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