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New Release of the All-in-One Interactive Communication Platform & Printer

February 28, 2013

- “AsuraCPRNTTM” Linux OS Platform with 7-inch LCD Touch Screen and 3-inch Thermal Printer -



Star Micronics Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the new release of the interactive communication platform and printer, the “AsuraCPRNTTM” which can provide thousands of applications and hundreds of solutions.


The AsuraCPRNT is a powerful, feature rich interactive communication platform with an integrated printer and 7-inch touch screen. The AsuraCPRNT’s computing power offers the capability to display and audio-visual messages on its own screen and external digital signage. The AsuraCPRNT also has the ability to drive applications and web content to other digital devices such as customer’s smart phones, merchant tablets and store kiosks. Star will open the special SDK website for the application developer for the AsuraCPRNT to support their development of high quality applications.


The AsuraCPRNT is available with optional integrated MSR and Barcode reader, and has been optimized to support connection of external peripherals.


Star is planning to start selling the AsuraCPRNT in May, 2013 and sales target in next 3 years is total 50,000 units around the world.


Star will exhibit the “AsuraCPRNT” at “RETAILTECH JAPAN” that will be held at Tokyo International Exhibition Center for 4 days from March 5 to March 8, 2013. We look forward to your visit.



♦Main Features

  • Linux OS, Swivel and Tilt 7-inch LCD touch screen
    Equipped with the 7-inch LCD touch screen and the 3-inch thermal printer as well as a fully programmable platform.
  • SDK Available
    A special SDK website will be available to support high quality development of applications.
  • Support of Barcode Scanning and Magnetic Stripe Reading Functionality (Option)
    Available with optional integrated MSR, Barcode reader.
  • Various Connectivity
    Supports Ethernet (LAN), USB-Host x 4 (Type A), USB-Device x 1 (Type B), Audio Line Out, MIC, Micro SDHC slot x 1 and Drawer Kick.
  • Grayscale Printing
    Supports 32 level grayscale printing for high quality image data and logos.
  • High Speed Printing
    Max. 300 mm/s
  • Internal Speaker
    Optimized to display and deliver audio-visual messages.
  • Full Color LEDs
    3 basic color LED lighting for multi-color programmable visual feedback.


♦Main Detailed Specifications

Model AsuraCPRNTTM
Printer Color Snow White
OS Linux / Android (by special request)
CPU ARM Cortex–A8 Core
Touch Panel 7 inch TFT Resistive LCD
Audio Output Internal 2W monaural speaker
Interface Ethernet (100/10 Base T), USB-Host x 4 (Type A),
USB-Device x 1 (Type B), Audio Line Out,
MIC, Micro SDHC slot x 1, Drawer Kick
Print Method Direct Line Thermal
Print Speed Max.300mm/sec
Paper Thermal Roll Paper
Paper Width 58mm / 65mm / 80mm
Auto Cutter Guillotine / Partial cut
Power Supply DC24V (Internal AC Adapter)
External Size
180 x 162 x 380mm
Printer Weight Approx. 3.5kg (except paper rolls, options, accessories)
Options Magnetic Stripe Reader (MSR), 2D Barcode Reader (BCR)
Others Base Stand, Setup Guide and Roll Paper Guide are Included in box
VESA Mount arm support (75 x 75mm)
(Note) Specifications are subject to change without notice.





May, 2013