11 September 2020

Bixolon launches thermal transfer label and barcode printer


Bixolon Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of Bixolon Co. Ltd., a mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, launched the XD5-40t, a 4-inch, mid-level thermal transfer desktop label printer, featuring a clamshell design and software features for barcode and labelling applications for the transport and logistics, manufacturing, healthcare and retail industries.

Available as the XD5-40t (203dpi) and XD5-43t (300dpi) options, the XD5-40t's standard model (XD5-40t) offers accelerated data processing and print speeds of up to 6 ips (152 mm/sec) and enhanced memory space of up to 256 MB SDRAM and 256 MB Flash for high volume barcoding to shelf edge labeling.

The XD5-40t user-friendly design offers a toolless, field-installable peeler, auto cutter and external paper supply. It features an optional LCD display, an adjustable paper guide and media roll diameter space of up to 127mm, suitability for both 1/2-inch and 1-inch core ribbons (74 m and 300 m ribbon length) and enhanced ribbon handling with the new ribbon left-right balance.

Boasting multi-level connectivity and ease of integration, the XD5-40t comes with dual USB2.0 and USB host as standard, plus optional, dual-WLAN, dual-Bluetooth, serial or Ethernet.

The USB host port allows the duplication of existing printer settings and data to other estate printers. The barcode and label is compatible with programming languages including SLCS, BPL-Z and BPL-E.

The printer is accompanied with comprehensive firmware and software options, including Bixolon's XPM web-based printer profile management, simple network management protocol (MIB file) and SoftAP and Smart Connection for Wi-Fi setup, alongside compatibility with label design software including Bixolon's Label Artist-II and BarTender.

Source: Kiosk Marketplace

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