BIXOLON Europe GmbH, subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer, has announced the launch of the XD5-40t, a 4-inch (118mm) mid-level Thermal Transfer Desktop Label Printer, featuring a rugged, compact, clamshell design and all-inclusive software features, ideal 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 (152mm/sec), while boasting enhanced memory space of up to 256MB SDRAM and 256 MB Flash ideal for high volume barcoding to shelf edge labelling. The XD5-40t user-friendly design offers a toolless field-installable peeler, auto cutter and external paper supply. 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. Alongside by Smart Media Detection for the automatic media detection of Gap, Black Mark, Continuous or Notch media formats.
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 through its twin function. The barcode and label is compatible with market leading 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 easy Wi-Fi setup, alongside compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist-II and BarTender.
“The XD-40t is a rugged, versatile mid-range desktop labelling and barcoding solution,” cites Charlie Kim, Managing Director, BIXOLON Europe GmbH. “With a compact clamshell design and user centric features, the desktop label printer offers a solid performance Thermal Transfer printing solution for any label printing application.”