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SM-S230i series

MFi Certified, Super Compact & Durable Design, Android, iOS and Windows Printer

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  • Paper Width 58mm
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SM-S230i series


Apple MFi Certified

Certified by Apple Inc. for all iOS devices including: iPad, iPhone, iPod

Long Battery Life

Operation time is a maximum 13 hours (5 minute printing intervals ) with one full-charge

Auto Detect Pairing

Auto detect pairing with Apple iOS (MFi certified), Android, Linux & Windows devices


Supports advanced encryption of card data (AES, 3DES)

Super Compact Design

Just 114 x 80 x 44mm & weighing 217g with the battery

All-in-one Package

Ships with Battery charger, Belt clip, Battery pack, USB cable and sample paper roll

StarPRNT (Star Line Mode) Support

Supports the Star Line mode commands (StarPRNT ) for portable printers

Standard support of Magnetic Stripe Reading Functionality

Able to read magnetic stripes in accordance with ISO or JIS standards, making it possible to create convenient solutions for PDAs or smart phones that don't support reading magnetic stripes

Compatible with Various OS Environments

StarIO facilitates developers in easily designing mobile applications without complicated communication control on diverse operating systems like Windows Mobile, Windows CE, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) and Android

App Store  Google play
Digital receipt service

AllReceipts, the free digital receipt service, supported.


“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod touch, iTunes, Retina, Mac, Mac OS and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
iPad Air and iPad mini are trademarks of Apple Inc.
App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
The trademark “iPhone” is used with a license from Aiphone K.K.
IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license.
Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Star Micronics Co., Ltd. is under license.


Model SM-S230i
Printer Case Color Black
Printer Method Direct Thermal Line Printing
Character Specifications: Character Matrix Font A : 32cpl / Font B : 42cpl / Font C : 48cpl - KOR, CHN, JPN : 16cpl
No. of Columns Up to 42 columns
Character Sizes Font Size A: 12X24 / Font Size B : 9X24 / Font Size C : 8X16 - KOR : 24X24(16X24) / CHN, JPN : 24X24
Print Resolution 8 dot/mm (203 dpi)
Emulation ESC/POS, StarPRNT
Interface versions Bluetooth Ver.2.1 + EDR, USB 2.0 Full Speed
Print Speed 80mm/sec
Paper Specifications: Media Thermal Roll Paper
Width 58mm (2 inch)
Roll Diameter 40mm
Thickness 0.060 – 0.070mm
Overall Dimensions (mm) 80 x 114 x 44 mm
Weight Approx. 217g (including Battery)
Power Voltage 7.4V (1100mAh)
Battery Running Time
at 5 minute printing intervals
13 Hours
Print Width 48 mm
Mag Stripe Reader (MSR) 'Standard MSR [ISO 1&2&3 track and JIS_II]
Operating Conditions '-5 to 50C, 30 to 80%RH (No Dew)
Print Head Life 50 km
Drop Test 1.5 m
Barcodes UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, CODE-39, CODE-93,
2D Code QR Code, PDF417, Data matrix
Others MFi Certified, GS1 databar

(Note) Battery operation time may shorten depending on environment temperature, operation conditions and battery charge frequency.

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