Connecting the TSP143IIIU printer with iOS, Android, and Aries 8 Devices

As long as you are set up with access to the Register Software Package USB printing is available. If you are not sure what software package you are set up for, please reach out to your Merchant Service Provider.

The PAX Aries 8 device is compatible with the Star Micronics TSP143IIIU receipt printer. 

To connect the device:

  1.  Plug the Aries 8 into the Star Micronics TSP143IIIU printer via a USB-B to USB-C cable
  2. Open the SwipeSimple App on the Aries 8 device
  3. Navigate to Settings from the side menu
  4. If prompted “Allow SwipeSimple to access Star TSP 143IIIU?“, select OK
  5. Choose Device Management from Settings
  6. Under Printers, select TSP143IIIU
  7. Print a test receipt to ensure the device is connected then select Make Default Printer

Connect to cash drawer (optional)

Connect the printer’s serial cable to the serial port on the CD3-1313 or CD3-1616.  Now when prompting for cash, the cash drawer will automatically spring open.

Connect to a BYOD Device

The Star Micronics TSP143IIIU receipt printer is also compatible with BYOD iOS and Android devices. 

To connect the device:

  1. Plug the iOS or Android device into the Star Micronics TSP143IIIU printer via a USB-A to USB-C, USB-A to Lightning, or USB-A to micro USB. Micro USB devices require a USB OTG specific cable.
  2. Open the SwipeSimple App on the Android or iOS Device
  3. Navigate to Settings from the side menu
  4. If prompted “Allow SwipeSimple to access Star TSP 143IIIu?“, select OK
  5. Choose Device Management from Settings
  6. Under Printers, select TSP143IIIU
  7. Print a test receipt to ensure the device is connected then select Make Default Printer

Connect to cash drawer (optional)

Connect the printer’s serial cable to the serial port on the CD3-1313 or CD3-1616.  Now when prompting for cash, the cash drawer will automatically spring open.

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