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Star SP512

Impact, 4 lines/sec, 3" width, USB interface, journal take-up. Includes power supply. Order cables separately. See accessories. Color: putty. Formerly sold as SP512MU42-120R US.


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Star SP500 Series: SP512 Printer

The SP500 Series: SP512 combines high speed, reliability, and a compact footprint to provide a value-driven point of sale solution. Its macro storage function adds security to receipts and tickets by allowing you to print graphics and special fonts. The SP500 Series: SP512 is the ultimate Dot Matrix printer that allows you to print multiple plies and still print them quickly.

Full specifications (PDF)

Manufacturer part number: 37997900

Technical Information

  • Maximum Mono Print Speed: 4.2 lps
  • Maximum Print Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Number of Columns: 42
  • Number of Pins: 9-pin
  • Recommended Use: Receipt Print

General Information

  • Product Type: Dot Matrix Printer
  • Brand Name: Star Micronics
  • Manufacturer: Star Micronics, Inc
  • Product Model: SP500
  • Product Name: SP500 SP512 Receipt Printer

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 6.4"
  • Width: 5.5"
  • Depth: 8.9"


  • USB: Yes


  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Additional Information:
    • Putty
    • Tear Bar
    • Journal

Power Description

  • Input Voltage:
    • 110 V AC
    • 220 V AC


  • Standard Memory: 2 KB

Media Types & Handling

  • Media Type: Roll Paper


  • Limited Warranty: 3 Year

Fonts & Emulation

  • Language Emulation: Epson ESC/POS