Star mC-Print 3


Always leading – Always innovating, Star Micronics is proud to introduce the mC-Print 3, its new 3-inch front-loading and front-exiting printer with the mC-Print 3’s compact size and fast printing speed.


This 3-inch thermal printer offers multiple connectivity options including USB, Lightning, Bluetooth, LAN, and CloudPRNT / webPRNT. The five connections are all a part of the mC-Print3 model, making the printer adaptable to any future POS system changes. Additionally, the multiple connectivity options allow for the easy integration of common software.


Product Sheet


  • 3-Inch Thermal Printer (80 mm)
  • High Printing Speed 250mm/sec
  • Splash (IPX2) and Insect-Proof
  • Smart Receipt Issuing – Paper de-curling mechanism and paper-saving function
  • webPRNT and CloudPRNT support
  • Hub functionality to directly control peripherals ( Scanner,HID class devices (keyboard mode), NFC, RFID and Customer display)
  • SteadyLAN™ Technology (mCP31L, mCP31LB, MCP31C, MCP31CB)
  • Lightning communication and charge for iOS ( mCP31L, mCP31LB)
    **Not incuding Lightning Cable in the box
  • USB-C® power delivery fast charge and communication (MCP31C/CB)
  • mC-Print3 product selection guide for USB connection [For developers]



Color White and Black
Printing Method Direct Thermal Line Printing
Resolution 203 dpi (8 dot/mm)
Dimension (W x D x H) 132 x 140 x 125 mm
Print Speed 250 mm/sec
Cutter Guillotine Auto-Cutter (Partial Cut)
Paper Width 80 mm / 58 mm with Paper Guide
Print Width 80 mm / 58 mm
Paper Diameter 83 mm
Paper Thickness 0.053 ~ 0.075 mm
Sensor Cover Open
Emulation StarPRNT
Interface mCP31L : USB Type-A/Lightning, USB Type-B, Ethernet, DK-Port

mCP31LB : USB Type-A/Lightning, USB Type-B, Bluetooth, Ethernet, DK-Port

mCP31CI : USB Type-C (for iOS/Android/PC connection), USB Type-A (for peripheral), Ethernet, DK-Port

mCP31CBI : USB Type-C (for iOS/Android/PC connection), USB Type-A (for peripheral), Bluetooth, Ethernet, DK-Port

Hub USB Type-A : 1 Port(2.4A), 2 Port(0.5A)
Power Supply Smaller External Power Supply Included (PS60A-24)
Barcode 1D : UPC-A/E, JAN/EAN-8/13, ITF,CODE39, CODE93, CODE128, CODABAR(NW-7)

2D : PDF417, QR Code

Peripheral Supported Scanner 1D BCR (BCR-POP1)

Scanner 2D BCR (DS9208)

Customer Display (SCD222)

Star’s NTEP Certified Scales (MG-S322, 1501, 8200)

Cash Drawer (CD3, SMD2)

Buzzer (BU01)

Option De-curl Receipt Function

Adjust Top Margin : 11 mm (Standard)


MCBF 60 million lines
Print Head 100 km
Auto-Cutter 2 million cuts

Software Supported

Driver Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows® XP 32 bit

Windows Vista 32/64 bit

Windows 7 32/64 bit

Windows Server 2008 32/64 bit

Windows XP Embedded

Windows POSReady2009



USB Vendor Class

CUPS, Mac, Mac OS X


StarPRNT SDK with support for iOS and Android




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