TSP 828

The TSP828 sets the standard when it comes to desktop label printing. With the TSP828, Star meets the high quality, ease-of-use demands of the desktop thermal label printer market. The TSP828 is perfect for all of your printing applications, from shipping and receiving, to healthcare and retail. The TSP828 can accommodate various labels formats and widths.

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• High Speed Output - Up to 150mm/sec

• Automatically Peels and Presents Labels

• "Drop-In & Print" Paper Loading

• Easily Configured Into Batch Printing Mode

• Detects Opacity or Black Marks Between Labels

• Fully Adjustable Roll Widths from 1.7" ~ 4.4”

Printer Method Direct Line Thermal
Print Speed 26 Labels Per Minute (150 mm/sec)
Printer Case Color Putty or Gray
Model Available Tear Bar Only with Auto-Peeler
Print Resolution 203 dpi (8 dots per mm)
Two Color Print Capability Red & Black / Blue & Black / Green & Black (Two color thermal paper required)
Font Size 12 x 24, 9 x 24, 16 x 24
Bar Codes 9 versions
Paper Specifications
Thermal Label Roll
Thermal Receipt Roll

Roll Diameter
Transmissive/Gap Sensor
Black Mark Sensor
Paper Out Sensor
Paper Low Sensor
Maximum Print Width

41 – 108mm (± 0.5mm)
45 – 112mm (± 0.5mm)

Up to 190µm maximum
Up to 110 mm
"Drop-In & Print"
Configurable by Dip Switch
104mm Maximum
Cover Open Sensor Yes
Multiple Copy Support N/A
Journal Capability N/A
Label Support Yes; Detects gaps or black marks between labels
Power Supply External; Required PS60A External Power Supply Included in Box
Drivers Available Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32/64 Bit, Windows 7 32/64 Bit, Server 2008 32/64 Bit, XP Embedded, CE, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, JavaPOS™, USB Vendor Class, Linux™, Mac OS X, StarIO SDK
Digitally Signed (WHQL) Yes
Swappable Interfaces Yes
Connectivity Dual 9 Pin RS232C Serial/USB, Parallel, or Ethernet
Emulation Modes Star Mode
Peripheral Drive Circuit   N/A
Power Consumption  Average 2.0 Amp. Printing, 0.1 Amp. Standby
Requires PS60A External Power Supply
Operating Conditions Temperature: 5ºC to 45ºC 
Humidity: 10% - 90% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions Temperature: -20ºC to 60ºC 
Humidity: 10% - 90% RH
180mm(W) x 213 (D) x 157(H) mm 
2.0 kg
Reliability MCBF
Print Head
37 Million Lines 
Included with Printer Installation CD with Drivers and Manuals, PS60A External Power Supply, Set  Up Sheets, Start Up Thermal Label Roll, Ferrite Core, Tension Shaft for Receipt Paper Use, Seagull Scientific BarTender™ Lite Label Software Demo CD
Warranty 3 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty (US and Canada)
Options Vertical Stand – VS-T800
Wall Mount Bracket – WB-T800
Swappable Interfaces
24V Mobile Power Supply