Kitchen Printer

Square POS Register Kitchen Ticket Printer – SP742ML

Looking for a Kitchen Printer? The Star Micronics SP742ML works with Square Payments and prints in the kitchen, food truck, restaurant or wherever there is moisture. Star Micronics is a well known manufacturer of thermal invoice printers. They also make kitchen printers. What is different with a kitchen printer? For starters. Kitchen printers don’t print receipts. They print orders for the kitchen. These are also known as tickets.

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​What are the features of the Star micronics sp742?

​Kitchen Printer
Star Micronics, ​SP742
  • ​Bluetooth and serial ​
  • ​​Works with Windows, Android, and iOS
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    Splash Proof
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    ​Thermal Printer

This is an impact printer. So there is an ink cartridge. The printer takes 3 1/8" x 230' paper. This printer works with other POS systems in addition to Square. There a 2 or 3 colors for the printer. But black is the most common in  a kitchen environment. This is a LAN or ethernet printer. So make sure your ethernet cable can reach where you want to put the printer.

  • Ethernet Connection
  • Internal power supply (power cable included)
  • Auto cutter
  • Impact Printer

​Pros and Cons

Pros

​​​Ethernet

​Works with Square

​​​​Prints in a moist environment

​Generally less than $300 USD

Cons

​​No Bluetooth Connection in this model.

There is noise. But that is the nature of an impact printer. Some people say the noise alerts them to a ticket.

​You can't really print in a moist kitchen environment with a thermal printer. This is an impact printer and so it does make a noise. But some people think the noise helps alert them to a ticket. There is a cover on the printer to keep moisture out and this does help reduce the sound.

  • POS System
  • Connection
  • Size and Weight

The ​ehternet connection is the only means to connect to the Square Stand or other POS system. ​There are other models that connect with bluetooth, or USB.

Kitchen Printer Specifications
HARDWARE FEATURES AND BENEFITS – SP700,
High Speed,Can print 13 six inch receipts per minute (4.7 Lines Per Second at 40 Columns)
High Reliability,MCBF22 Million Lines
,Guillotine Auto Cutter1 Million Cuts
Small Foot Print,Save precious counter space
Embedded Power Supply,"No more power brick, saving even more counter space"
Two Color Capable,Highlight important information
“Drop In & Print” Loading,Clamshell design allows for very fast and easy paper and ribbon loading
Multiple Copy Support,Print multiple part forms; Supports Original + 2 copies
Apple MFi Certified Bluetooth Interface,"Provides wireless impact/ kitchen printing via Apple MFi certified Bluetooth with support for iOS devices such as iPadŽ, iPhoneŽ and iPod TouchŽ in addition to Android and Windows devices"
WebPRNT Ethernet Interface,Enables Printing from Web-based Applications Via HTTP Requests
Swappable Interface Connections,"Future interface upgrades are fast and simple to do. With swappable interfaces, there’s no need to purchase a new printer just to upgrade the connection"
Recessed Cable Connections,Helps protect cables from being damaged on the counter top
Horizontal or Vertical Orientation,Use the printer in the orientation that suits you best
Spill Proof Design,Innovative cover design and raised bottom resists spill damage
Wall Mountable,Need more counter space? Create more room by mounting the printer to the wall
Digitally Signed Driver (WHQL),Certified by Microsoft for worry free operation
Installation CD Included in Box,No need to download drivers or utilities
Innovative Value Add Receipt Design Software,"Customize and brand receipts to keep customers coming back time and time again with professional graphics (logos, coupons, and more)"
SOFTWARE FEATURES AND BENEFITS – SP700,
Simple-to-Use Utilities,"Included on Installation CD, free, easy to use"
Partial futurePRNT Receipt Redesign Software,"Quickly and easily add logos and coupons for professional receipt branding, Reverse Text for vertical orientation, and more!"
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!

​Here is more information on the Star Micronics ​SP742L Kitchen Printer.

How to Setup Your Square Payments Receipt Printer

​How to set up your receipt printer

  • Ensure that the printer is plugged into its electrical source.
  • Connect one end of the Ethernet cable into Ethernet port. This is in the back of the printer, and plug the other end directly into the Wireless router.
  • After confirming these two connections, turn on the printer.
  • The printer will display a solid green LED light on the front panel. This means the printer has connectivity and is able to obtain an IP address from the Wireless router.
  • Ensure that the printer is plugged into its electrical source.
  • Be sure the printer and the iPad are connected to the same network. To confirm this or change your Wi-Fi network, go to the iPad’s Settings and tap “Wi-Fi” located in the left sidebar. Then select the network that the router is broadcasting and click “Connect”.
  • Exit the Settings.
  • Click on the Square Application and open it up.
  • In the Square App, tap on the Admin Panel tab on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on “Settings” and then click on “Receipt” to see all the printers on the network.
  • It will display either the name of your printer.
  • Click the toggle button to the ON setting.
  • Then tap “Print Test Receipt” to ensure the printer is fully functional.
  • Once the Print Test Receipt has printed you have successfully setup your printer with Square.


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