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SP298MC Parallel

SP298 Series Models and Part Numbers 

High quality matrix slip / cheque printer

The SP298 is a compact, robust and reliable matrix slip printer ideal for printing cut sheet media such as pre-printed company branded multi part receipts or forms / cheques.

The SP298 features a high quality print head for printing graphics and special characters as well as AutoSide Loading™ for correct positioning and alignment of forms. The user can simply insert the form and the printer performs automatic document clamping, instant top of form alignment and selectable forward or reverse document eject.

At only 180mm wide x 190mm deep, the SP298 provides a compact alternative to bulky desk top printers at the Point of Sale or in hotels, restaurants or pharmacies.


  • High performance, logic seeking, 9-pin quality matrix printer – up to 3.1 lps
  • Rugged bi-directional printer for cut sheet, multi-copy forms
  • Capable of printing graphics and special characters using a highly reliable 9-pin print head
  • Up to 3.1 lines per second print speed with bi-directional cheque mode
  • High reliability with helix head drive  and 9 million lines CRT
  • Compact footprint

SP298 Specifications


Max. Print Speed 3.1lps
Resolution 7 x 9 half dot
No. of Columns 42
Autocutter Slip Printer
Paper Width Up to 182mm
Paper Thickness 0.09 – 0.20mm 1+2 copies
Paper Roll Standard Option Slips only
Media Presentation Horizontal mode
Print Width 63mm
Sensors Auto Side Loading
Interface RS232C or Parallel
Unique Ethernet Print on Disconnection Feature  
Power Supply External Option PS60
Power Consumption 1.0 Amps Printing 0.07 Amps Standby
Energy Star External, Energy Star Qualified PS60 (Optional)
Reliability 9 Million Lines
Dimensions (W x D x H) mm Weight 180 x 190 x 138.5
  • PS60 Power Supply

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SP298 Models

Part Number Model Description
 39309201  SP298MD42-G White   Star SP298MD42-G White, Fast Slip Printer, 9 pin printing, Serial Version
 39309301  SP298MC42-G White   Star SP298MC42-G White, Fast Slip Printer, 9 pin printing, Parallel Version
 39309261  SP298MD42-G GRY   Star SP298MD42-G Grey, Fast Slip Printer, 9 pin printing, Serial Version 
 39309311  SP298MC42 -G-GRY  Star SP298MC42-G Grey, Fast Slip Printer, 9 pin printing, Parallel Version 
30782120  PS60A-24C  PSU EU Plug 24VDC Mains Power Supply Unit. EU Power Lead
30782130  PS60A-24C PSU UK Plug   24VDC Mains Power Supply Unit. UK Power Lead
 30980115  RC200B (carton qty 144pcs)  RC200B Ribbon, Compatible with SP298 

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