Star - Mobile Printer - SM-S230i

Star - Mobile Printer - SM-S230i

Compact, lightweight, high speed two inch Bluetooth and USB portable printer, the SM-S230i Bluetooth portable printer is compatible with all operating systems including Windows, Android, and iOS. With Apple MFi certification, the SM-S230i can easily connect and pair with the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®.

The SM-S230i is suitable for a wide range of mobile printing applications with no configuration changes required when switching between various operating systems. The clerk will be able to use the SM-S230i with an iOS, Android or Windows device with no set up required using its auto detection Bluetooth feature. This feature eliminates frustration caused from changing your settings when using devices with different operating systems. With an additional convenient connection option for USB 2.0, the SM-S230i can send fast transfer speeds of data and provide security with an easy plug-in USB cable.

SM-S230i includes the ability to print receipts or data from a web browser-based application running on a mobile device wirelessly by configuring Stars WebPRNT Browser. Once configured, the user simply pairs their mobile device to the SM-S230i, open the application on WebPRNT Browser and prints from the application. 

The SM-S230i features a fast printing speed of 80mm per second with exceptional battery life of 13 hours for long working environments in retail and hospitality settings. Its compact and lightweight design allows employees to carry it comfortably for an entire work shift. With simple “Drop-In & Print” paper loading, the SM-S230i has a printer cover that opens with an easy touch-of-button functionality and does not require the hassle of using two hands to operate. Supporting quality interactive graphics with 1D and 2D barcodes, the SM-S230i is the ideal lightweight, affordable portable printer for any fast paced mPOS business.


2-Inch Print Outs

Perfect handheld solution for receipt printing

Compact, Lightweight Design

Slick and stylish design

High Durability

Durable design to withstand harsh conditions and long periods of use

Long-Lasting Battery Life

13.5 hour battery life at 5 minute printing intervals

Power Down Mode

Auto sleep mode / power down after 1-5 minutes, configurable

Direct Thermal Printing

No ribbon required for high quality printouts

Fast Output

Prints text at 80mm/sec

Apple MFi Certified

Supports iOS, Android, Windows and all other operating systems supporting Bluetooth SPP

Barcode / Graphics Printing Support

Print standard barcodes and 1D/2D Barcode Support

“Drop In & Print” Paper Loading

Clamshell design allows for very fast and easy paper loading

Cover Open/ Paper Out Sensor

Alerts the user if the cover was closed improperly and the need for paper

Magnetic Stripe Reader

Reads ISO 7810/7811/7812 [ISO 1&2&3and JIS_II]                                 
(SM-S234I-UB40 US only)

Ready for Use Out of Box

Ships with Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Cable, Belt Clip, Paper Roll, Safety Instruction Sheet

SM-S230i Printer Specifications

Printer Method

Direct Line Thermal Printing

Print Speed


Print Width


Print Resolution

203 dpi


80(W) x 114(D) x 44(H) mm


217g (battery loaded)

Battery Type

Lithium Ion

Battery Duration

13.5 hours printing (5 min intervals)

AC Adapter

4 Hours Full Charge Time

Power Voltage

7.4 V

Paper Specifications

Loading Method
Roll Diameter

Thermal Paper
"Drop-In & Print"
58 mm
0.06 - 0.07mm
39 mm


Bluetooth Ver 2.1 + EDR Class 2 (10m) / USB 2.0 Full Speed


Print Head

37M Lines

Magnetic Stripe Reader

Reads ISO 7810/7811/7812 [ISO 1&2&3 and JIS_II] (SM-S234I-UB40 US only) 
Drop Test 5ft (1.5m) drop test

Supported OS

Supports iOS, Android and Windows

Auto Power Down Mode

Auto sleep mode / Power Down after 1-5 Minutes, Configurable


Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Cable, Belt Clip, Paper Roll, Safety Instruction Sheet


1 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty


Car Charger
4 Unit Battery Charger
Extra Battery Pack
Extra Battery Charger
Extra Battery Set
USB Cable
Extend-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US, Canada and Mexico)
Swap-A-Star Extended Warranty Program (US)