Star Micronics TSP100 Paper Size

If you talk about the most popular point of sale (POS) receipt printers in the market, you’ll often find Star’s TSP100III series thermal printers at the top. One great feature about these thermal printers is their sheer versatility, it is used across industries including retail, restaurants, gas stations, banks, and others. 


In this post, we are going to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the TSP100 series printers. Knowing what kind of paper they need plays a major role in keeping your thermal printers running efficiently. 


Additionally, you’ll also find some other helpful product recommendations in the FAQs section below. 

FAQs for the Star Micronics TSP100 Series Printers

What are the different models available in the Star Micronics TSP 100 series? 


Star TSP143IIECO, Star TSP143IIIBi, Star TSP143IIILAN, Star TSP143IIIU, Star TSP143IIIWLAN, and Star TSP143LAN are some of the models that are currently available on the market within the TSP 100 series. 

What size of paper do the Star TSP143III & other Star TSP100III series printers use?


The typical dimension for Star TSP100 paper is 3 1/8 inches by 230 feet. You can also explore a wide range of thermal paper rolls that are available at our online store. 

What are some other sizes of receipt paper that you can use?

Here are a few other options for receipt paper that you can use:

  • 3 1/8" x 230' Blue BPA-Free Thermal Receipt Paper (50 Rolls)
  • 3 1/8" x 230' Green BPA-Free Thermal Receipt Paper (50 Rolls)
  • 3 1/8" x 230' Pink BPA-Free Thermal Receipt Paper (50 Rolls
  • 3 1/8" x 230' Yellow BPA-Free Thermal Receipt Paper (50 Rolls)
  • 3 1/8" x 230' Thermal Paper Roll


Can the TSP100 series use a 2-ply carbonless paper roll? 


Unfortunately, the answer is no. Because the printers in the Star TSP100 series are thermal point-of-sale printers, you cannot use 2-ply or 3-ply carbonless paper with them, nor do they accept ribbons. These printers are restricted to the use of thermal paper rolls only.


What’s the best way to clean the Star TSP100 Receipt Printer?


Try the 3" Thermal Printer Cleaning Cards with Waffletechnology if you want to ensure that your Star TSP143III or one of the other printers in the TSP100 series is properly cleaned and maintained. 


The dirt, ink, adhesive residue, and other impurities can be removed from thermal print heads, paper guides, and paper routes with these cards. 


If you use this tried-and-true product before loading each fresh roll of paper, you'll be able to improve the print quality of your work and steer clear of bothersome misprints and paper jams.

Here’s hoping that this post answers all of your questions on the Star Micronics TSP 100 series. It will help you in feeling more confident about choosing the right paper rolls for your printer for a smoother printing process!


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