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Star SP298

Impact slip printer, 42 column, 3.1 lps, 7.17" print width, serial interface. Order cables & power supply separately. See accessories. Color: gray. Also known as SP298MD42-G GRY.

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Star SP298 Printer

The SP298 is a serial dot matrix impact slip printer. Ideal for check validation, check franking, restaurant hard check, and document printing, the SP298 has been designed to fill a strong requirement from existing markets and customers. Unlike many existing slip printers, the Star Micronics SP298 slip printer is designed for user friendly operation. It features AutoSide Loading, making document loading quick, easy, and reliable. The SP298 employs a 9-pin serial impact printhead, top and bottom form sensors, easy ribbon loading, and stepping motor paper feed for reliable paper handling and graphics. OPOS drivers available.

Full specifications (PDF)

Manufacturer part number: 39309260

General Information

  • Product Type: Dot Matrix Printer
  • Brand Name: Star Micronics
  • Manufacturer: Star Micronics, Inc
  • Product Model: SP298
  • Product Name: SP298 Receipt Printer

Technical Information

  • Maximum Mono Print Speed: 3.1 lps
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Number of Columns: 42
  • Number of Pins: 9-pin
  • Recommended Use: Receipt Print

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 5.5"
  • Width: 7.1"
  • Depth: 7.5"


  • Serial Port: Yes


  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Additional Information:
    • Gray
    • Paper Length:3.15" ? 10.8"
    • Paper Width: 3.15" - 7.17"


  • Limited Warranty: 3 Year

Fonts & Emulation

  • Language Emulation: Epson ESC/POS