Use App

Using the dedicated app (mC-Print Utility or StarPRNT for mCollection), you can use the following functions.

Bluetooth pairing using QR code
In mC-Print Utility (iOS/Android), you can use the QR code printed via Self-Printing to easily perform Bluetooth pairing and configure the printer to connect this app to, enabling you to smoothly proceed with the setup procedure.
Firmware update
Download the latest printer firmware and update the firmware safely.
mC-Print Utility(iOS, Android)can perform at [Printer Settings] - [Firmware Update], Printer Software for mCollection(Windows)can perform at [Firmware Update] after setting up the connection with printer.
Network settings using a Bluetooth or USB connection
In mC-Print Utility (iOS/Android), you can check and change the printer network settings from the host device connected via Bluetooth or USB. This enables you to specify the static IP address of the printer via another interface even in an environment in which the DHCP server is not available.
Network settings in an environment where DHCP is not available
In Printer Software for mCollection (Windows), you can specify the static IP address of the printer even in an environment in which the DHCP server is not available.
SteadyLAN* Setting Support
Enable / disable SteadyLAN.
With mC-Print Utility (iOS, Android), you can set up an environment for using SteadyLAN by following the utility guide.
*SteadyLAN: a function to provide a wired network connection via a USB cable
Connection check
By performing sample print from the dedicated app, you can easily check the connection between your device and printer.
Change memory switch setting
You can change the memory switch setting of the printer on the screen.

Refer to the information appropriate to the usage environment.

iOS/Android

Windows

iOS/Android

Download mC-Print Utility

To download mC-Print Utility, access the following URL from your iOS/Android device.

Download URL (www.star-m.jp/mcprint-app.html)

What mC-Print Utility can do

Installing mC-Print Utility enables you to use the following functions.

Communication settings
Select and connect the desired printer.
This enables you to perform Bluetooth pairing using the QR code printed by Self-Printing.
Initial settings
Verify whether the device connected with the USB cable (C-C) supports USB PD (Power Delivery) and displays it. (mC-Print Utility for Android) <MCP31CB, MCP31C>
Check printer operations
Check printer operations. (Sample printing)
Check the printer status.
Check the operations of external devices such as the cash drawer.
Take photos and print them directly from the camera.
Perform Self-Printing.
Change printer settings
Set the memory switch.
Register the logo.
Update the mC-Print3 firmware.
Enable / disable SteadyLAN.*
* The versions supported by the app are iOS: Ver. 1.4.0 and later and Android: Ver. 1.5.0 and later.

Operating environment
iOS 9.0 or later
 (SteadyLAN is supported by iOS 10.1.1 and later.)
Android 5.0 or later

Windows

Download StarPRNT for mCollection

Download StarPRNT for mCollection from the following URL.

Download URL (www.star-m.jp/mcprint-wsw.html)

Note

When using a device running Windows10 S mode, only apps from the Microsoft Store can be installed (launched).  If it is not possible to install Printer Software for mCollection, check the Windows settings.

What StarPRNT for mCollection can do
Install mCollection printer driver
From a Windows application, install the driver necessary to print using the mCollection series printer.
Setting utility
Configure the printing settings for the mCollection series printer.
Update the mC-Print3 firmware.
Perform Self-Printing.
Bluetooth setting Utility
Configure the Bluetooth settings for the mCollection series printer.
SteadyLAN Setting Utility
Enable / disable SteadyLAN.*
* The versions supported by the app is Ver. 2.3.0 and later.
USB serial number setting Utility
Change the USB serial number setting for the mCollection series printer.

Operating environment
Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10
 (SteadyLAN is supported by Windows 10 and later.)