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Star® TSP654 ll/TSP743 ll Direct Thermal Printers

Star® TSP654 ll/TSP743 ll Direct Thermal Printers

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Star TSP654 ll/TSP743 ll direct thermal printers are easy to use, with drop-in and print paper loading and easy-to-change cartridge type interface from RS-232 to parallel.


  • 203 dpi (8 dots/mm) print resolution

  • Two-color printing (software enabled)

  • Small footprint

  • Easy load "drop-in and print" paper loading

  • Adjustable paper width

  • Logo storage utility for easy logo data

  • Drawer kickout device function

  • Cutter

  • Easy to change "cartridge-type interface" from RS-232 (DB-25F) to parallel


  • Label printing


Print Speed: 
TSP654: 300 mm per second, 60 RPM
TSP743: 7 in (177.8 mm) per second, 60 lines per second at 3 mm per line 
(180 mm/sec)

Print Width:
TSP654: 80 mm paper: 2.83 in (80 mm) 58 mm paper: 2.05 in (52 mm)
TSP743: Standard: 2.83 in (80 mm) Optional: 2.05 in (52 mm), 3.15 in (80 mm)

Line Spacing:
3 mm, 4 mm (1/8 in, 1/6 in)

203 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Number Of Columns:
TSP654: 80 mm paper: 24, 48 or optional 64 (ESC/POS) 58 mm paper: 17, 34 or optional 46 (ESC/POS)
TSP743: Standard: 48, 71 (maximum)

Bar Codes:
TSP654: UPC-A/E, JAN/EAN-8/13, Code 39/93/128, Codabar (NW7), ITF
TSP743: UPC-A/E, JAN/EAN-8/13, Code 39/93/128, Codabar (NW7)

Paper Width:
Adjustable. Standard: 3.15 in (80 mm) Optional: 2.28 in (58 mm)
TSP743 Optional: 3.25 in (82.5 mm)

Logo Store:
TSP654: 2 M bit
TSP743: 4 M bit

Paper Thickness:
TSP654: 0.002 in to 0.003 in (0.065 mm to 0.085 mm)
TSP743: 0.003 in to 0.006 in (0.065 mm to 0.150 mm)

Roll Diameter:
3.5 in (90 mm)

Paper Roll Core:
1/2 in to 1.00 in (12 mm to 25.4 mm)

Paper Path:
TSP654: Internal roll
TSP743: Slot in rear or internal roll

Paper Loading:
“Drop-in and print” and external rear feed

Paper Sensors:
TSP654: Near end, paper out, cover open
TSP743: Near end, paper out, top of form

Printer Reliability:
60 million lines MCBF (CRT)

Cutter Reliability:
TSP654: 0.5 million cuts
TSP743: 2 million cuts

Data Buffer:
8K bytes

RS-232 serial DB-25F

Star line mode, ESC/POS™ (TM-U295/TM290)

Drawer Kickout Device Function:
2 drivers

Auto Cutter:
Full and partial cut

Windows® 95/98/2000/NT 4.0, Windows® legacy printer, OPOS, JavaPOS™, 
Star Raster Graphics Mode, Linux

Operating Temperature:
41° F to 113° F (5° C to 45° C)

10% to 90% RH (with out condensation)

Overall Dimensions:
TSP654: (W xH x D): 5.59 x 5.16 x 7.83 in
(142 x 131 x 199 mm)
TSP743: (W x H x D): 5.79 x 5.83 x 8.39 in
(147 x 148 x 213 mm)

UL and C-UL listed, FCC, TUV

Three-year limited warranty on parts
One-year limited warranty on print head and cutter

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