The SP500 series includes the SP512 & SP542 models.
The SP500 offer two models, each with a choice of two communications interfaces, the SP512 tear bar model, and the SP542 auto-cutter model. For communications, the SP500 are available with either parallel or serial interfaces. Aesthetic integration is fostered by the availability of two popular case colors: charcoal gray & putty. Please check with Star Micronics for current Mac computer compatibility.
The Star SP500 is also known as the
Star Micronics SP500
We use this printer directly attached to a check-weighing scale in an agricultural application. The printer is fast and simple to setup and operate.
We've only owned it for a month, so I can't speak to its durability, but it seems solid enough so far. If you need a serial receipt printer, this is worth a look
Bottom Line Yes,
I would recommend this to a friend