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Star TSP 651C-24 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi x 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Star TSP 651C-24 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi x 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel. The average rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the noise. The durability also gets good reviews, whereas there are some negative comments about the usability and reliability.

price, durability, noise

reliability, usability

On average, users rate this product 40/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Star TSP 651C-24 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi x 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel from The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People are impressed by the price and noise. Many are critical about the reliability.

noise, price


17% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Star Micronics TSP650 TSP651 POS Thermal Receipt Printer (39448200)Star Micronics TSP650 TSP651 POS Thermal Receipt Printer (39448200)

Apr, 2018

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No Power Supply is not that bad...


You need a PS60A power supply for this unit. Here it is on Newegg: Pretty cheap for power too.

Epson compatible ; Cheaper than Epson ; No need for new power supply cost if you only need to replace printer (happens a lot in food industry)

No info given on what power supply

Apr, 2014

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This printers Interface is only Parallel.


I am not really able to rate this printer as I have no wayt to hook it up. *Not usable for USB or Ethernet without purchasing interface module which is sold separately. **Also NO power adapter is included.

Unit looks good and seems to be durable. The packaging was good, and at the time of purchase the power adapter was include at no charge

Newegg calls out the interface as: Serial, Parallel, USB, or Ethernet. This is NOT true the printer TSP651C-24 GRY sold now has a Parallel port and a r12 (for connecting to a cash draw) ; Although the current parallel port is modular and changeable No...

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

The TSP600 series is the latest addition to the Star Micronics' TSP family of thermal printers. The revolutionary TSP600 series offers the latest technology advancements, with performance and features comparable to leading thermal products, at an entry level price. The TSP600 series is the first low cost, high speed thermal printer to offer 2 color printing support, drop in and print paper loading, LogoStore for internal graphics and coupon storage, recessed cable connectors, and tear bar or automatic cutter options, all packaged in a small footprint ideal for POS, credit card, and hospitality applications. For developers, Star Micronics' also supports nearly every imaginable driver and POS software standard, including Microsoft's OPOS, Suns' JavaPOS, drivers for open Linux systems, plus high speed graphics drivers for Windows and legacy Windows printer drivers. Star's revolutionary TSP600 series printer - there has never been a better reason to upgrade!


Certification:UL, C-UL, TüV, FCC, VCCI, EN55022, CE, Gost
Color of product:White

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Management

Power Consumption:1 / 1.8


Manufacturer:Star Micronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Star TSP


Flash memory:2


Color:Dark gray/Putty


Type: None


Type: None

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

Emulations:Star Mode, ESC/POS

Paper Handling

Autocutter: Yes
Autocutter durability:1
Maximum roll diameter:83
Media thickness:0.065 ~ 0.085
Supported paper width:58 - 80 / 80, 58

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Optional connectivity:USB 2.0
Parallel ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
Standard interfaces:Parallel / Serial
Wireless technologies:Wired


Power Consumption:1800


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/POS / StarLine
Max H-Resolution B/W:203dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (3.15 in)
Max Printing Speed:354.3inch/min
Max V-Resolution B/W:203dpi
Media Type:Thermal paper
Output Type:Two-color (monochrome)
Technology:Direct thermal
Type:POS receipt printer


Maximum print height:0.315
Print speed:150 / 180
Print technology:Direct Thermal


Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required:Linux / Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:3.44 / 3.75