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Star TSP 143U - Receipt printer - two-colour - direct thermal - Roll (8 cm) - 203 dpi - USB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Star TSP 143U - Receipt printer - two-colour - direct thermal - Roll (8 cm) - 203 dpi - USB. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the design and durability are overall positive. The print quality and performance are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the price. Many are less positive about the size and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Star TSP 143U - Receipt printer - two-colour - direct thermal - Roll (8 cm) - 203 dpi - USB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Star TSP 143U - Receipt printer - two-colour - direct thermal - Roll (8 cm) - 203 dpi - USB

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Star TSP 143U - Receipt printer - two-colour - direct thermal - Roll (8 cm) - 203 dpi - USB from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the noise and price. The durability and performance also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

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93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Star Micronics TSP100 TSP143ECO Receipt PrinterStar Micronics TSP100 TSP143ECO Receipt Printer

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Thomas M. (newegg.com)

Horrible - Papper James

 

NONE

Paper jams, prints slow, I tried these instead of tmt88v because i needed 5 and figured I could save some money. Well im look at one that is a big papper weight, the others I returned. They jam and eat the paper. I was asked "could it be the paper" I...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Horrible - Papper James

 

NONE

Paper jams, prints slow, I tried these instead of tmt88v because i needed 5 and figured I could save some money. Well im look at one that is a big papper weight, the others I returned. They jam and eat the paper. I was asked "could it be the paper" I...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Bret N. (newegg.com)

Great Printer

 

I am purchasing another one today from Newegg!

Great printer very easy to set up! My Point of Sale software works well with it. Clear print quality and fast printing. Small foot print too.

Paper Lid is a little difficult to open.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Dale (officedepot.com)

Great Purchase Price

 

It was simply to install and the price was great too.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: dakdesigner.com (pcrush.com)

Excellent Workhorse

 

true,mu:dakdesigner@yahoo.com

Compact Design, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Excellent Print Quality, Fast Operation, Reliable

No power switch- ECO

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Ethernet is now the connection method of choice for the breed of IT managers in hospitality and retail environments requiring fast, long distance and reliable communication. However, this extremely flexible choice of connection has always come with a cost. Star is now determined to change this with the introduction of the dedicated TSP100 LAN futurePRNT. Star futurePRNT is famous for its revolutionary software, quality hardware and entry-level price and the TSP100 LAN is no exception. Simple, fast, reliable network connection using standard, low cost CAT 5 cabling combined with futurePRNT's software and particularly simple installation procedures enhance the advantages of today's Ethernet.

Certificates

Certification:UL, C-UL, TÜV, FCC, VCCI, EN55022, CE

Design

Certification:UL, C-UL, TÜV, FCC, VCCI, EN55022, CE
Color of product:Black / Grey

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8in
Height:5.2in
Weight:3.7lbs/3lbs
Width:5.6in

Energy Management

Energy Star certified: Yes
Input current:1
Input Voltage:24
Power Consumption:1.6

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Star Micronics
Model:143U/TSP143U futurePRNT
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Star/Star TSP

Miscellaneous

Color:Gray/Putty
Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Type: None
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 45
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):5.59 x 5.2 x 8.03
Emulations:Star Mode, ESC/POS

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB

Paper Handling

Autocutter: Yes
Autocutter durability:1
Maximum roll diameter:83
Media thickness:0.065 - 0.085 / 0.065 ~ 0.085
Printing material thickness:65 - 85
Printing media thickness:65 - 85
Supported paper width:58 - 80 / 58/80 / 80 / 80, 72, 58, 50.8

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Ethernet LAN connection: No
RS-232 interface: No
Standard interfaces:USB / USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wireless technologies:Wired

Power

Power Consumption:1600

Print Quality

Maximum Resolution:203 x 203

Print Technology

Column capacity:40
Print speed:125
Print technology:Direct Thermal
Type:POS

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/POS / Star
Max H-Resolution B/W:203dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (3.15 in)
Output Type:Monochrome/Two-color (monochrome)
Technology:Direct thermal
Type:POS receipt printer

Printing

Color: Yes
Maximum print height:0.315
Maximum printing width:3.15
Maximum Resolution:203 x 203
Print speed:22
Print technology:Direct Thermal

Scanner

Type: None

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP Embedded, CE, POSReady 2009, OPOS, JavaPOS, USB Vendor Class, Linux, Mac OS X, StarIO SDK with support for Android and Blackberry
OS Required:Apple MacOS X / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/XP

Technical Details

Autocutter durability:1
Built-in barcodes:MaxiCode, PDF417
Color of product:Grey
Maximum printing width:2.83

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.03
Height:5.2
Weight:3.79 / 3.81
Width:5.59