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Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel

Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel
alaScore 66

13 reviews

Dec, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel. The average rating for this product is 1.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback.

usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Star TSP 654 - Receipt printer - two-color - direct thermal - Roll (3.15 in) - 203 dpi - up to 354.3 inch/min - Parallel from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com. Many are less positive about the usability.

usability

12% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

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

Didn't include any cables or PS

 

Ok, I wasn't paying attention and wanted the USB version but thought I could get by with the parallel version once I received it. I was starting to point fingers when I couldn't find the power supply. After a phone call to Newegg and another look at...

Not sure, haven't been able to use it yet

This item did not include the power supply or parallel cable

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Canon465 (officedepot.com)

Good printer

 

It is standard for printer not be included with power supply or cable. This is a great printer and works flawlessly.

Features, Quiet, Easy to Use, Performance

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: TMCPL1 (officedepot.com)

NO POWER CORDS!!

 

I wish I would have read the reviews before purchasing 2 of these. They do not come with ANY power cords!! No mention of that in the description that I can see either. Now I have to spend my time looking for power cords which from what I read is not...

no power cords

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Fab1 (officedepot.com)

No Power Supply

 

It would have been nice when you buy a $300.00 + Dollar Printer that it would come with a Power Supply. Are the Company that is selling it made you aware it's not included.

Features, Design

no power supply

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: TOTALCOS (officedepot.com)

LOOK OUT!!! DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT

 

I could have used an EASY button for this product.

none - no power

no power to operate

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

The TSP650 series is the fast, entry-level printer that's capable of producing high quality receipts due to the use of the very latest, leading edge components.

Design

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

Energy Management

Power Consumption:1 / 1.8 / 1.9
Power supply type:AC

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Manufacturer:Star Micronics
Model:654
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Star TSP

Memory

Flash memory:2

Miscellaneous

Color:Dark gray/Gray/Putty/White

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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

Emulations:Star Line Mode, ESC/POS / Star Mode, ESC/POS
Print margin top (A4):0.512

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:N

Paper Handling

Autocutter: Yes
Autocutter durability:1
Maximum label width:3.15
Maximum roll diameter:83
Media thickness:0.06 - 0.08 / 0.065 ~ 0.085
Supported paper width:58 - 80 / 58/80 / 80 / 80, 58

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Parallel ports quantity:1
RS-232 interface: Yes
RS-232 port:1
Serial ports quantity:1
Standard interfaces:Ethernet / Parallel / Serial / USB
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Wi-Fi: No
Wireless technologies:Wired

Power

Power Consumption:1800 / 1900
Power supply type:AC

Print Quality

Maximum Resolution:203 x 203

Print Technology

Print speed:150 / 300
Print technology:Direct Thermal
Type:POS / POS printer

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:No interface/Parallel/Serial
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

Printing

Color: Yes
Maximum print height:0.315
Maximum printing width:2.83
Maximum Resolution:203 x 203
Print speed:150
Print technology:Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer
Vertical printing: Yes

Scanner

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP\nLinux\nMac OS X
Mac compatibility: Yes
OS Required:Apple MacOS X / Linux / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP/Apple MacOS X / Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP/Linux / Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP

Technical Details

Autocutter durability:1 / 2
Built-in sensors:Paper End, Cover Open, Near End Sensor Horizontal & Vertical
Color of product:Grey / White
Cutter:Y
Maximum printing width:2.83 / 3.15
Media thickness:0.053 - 0.085

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.95 / 8.01 / 8.03
Height:5.2
Weight:3.44 / 3.53 / 3.75 / 3.79 / 3.86
Width:5.59