The STP thermal printer model offers the highest reliability, quality and performance at a low cost to suit an array of applications. The built-in dual-step motor system supports independent paper feed and head movement functions in a compact, light-weight design. With features such as bi-directional printing and logic seeking, printing speed is up to 1.9 character lines per second. Additionally, the mechanism supports compressed or expanded print, international character sets and complete graphics for a versatile thermal printer solution.