Antoinette J. Citizen

SD Microprinter

Posted in Arduino, experiments, Microprinter by antoinettejcitizen on 03/10/2011

This is my Microprinter that prints txt files from SD cards. Eventually I would like to hook it up to a ethernet shield and make it do some automated web crawling (programming research required before i get there).

Information on this project:

Microprinters:

Links to Microprinter projects: http://microprinter.pbworks.com/w/page/20867146/FrontPage

Arduino Sketch: https://github.com/rooreynolds/microprinter/

Thermal Printers

You will need a POS thermal printer. Citizen and Epson are commonly used.

Citizen CBM 1000 II: Datasheet (This is for my model)

Citizen CBM 1000: Microprinter wiki

Connecting serial to Arduino:

Rs232 (Sipex sp3222 3232) <>  arduino: Tutorial // Datasheet

Another Rs232  <> Arduino: http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/ArduinoSoftwareRS232

Info on serial Connections: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Serial_Programming/RS-232_Connections

MicroSD shield

http://www.sparkfun.com/tutorials/172

SDFat Library: SdFat.zip

Another tutorial: http://tronixstuff.wordpress.com/2010/06/01/part-review-microsd-card-arduino-shield/

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