Label Printer - Spectrum Technologies

Label Printer
High performance label printer compatible with all CAPRIS® and Nova™
laser and ink jet wire processing systems
Spectrum Technologies offers a high performance label
printer offering durability, consistently outstanding print
quality, fast print speed, long life, and unparalleled
reliability in demanding applications.
The label printer handles everything from paper to specialty
labels/tag stocks, with easy change-over from one label media to
the next. Maximum print speeds of up to 14 inches per second
(356 mm/sec) means that it will easily keep pace with your highvolume production processes.
The Durable metal printhead mechanism guarantees consistently
outstanding print quality on the widest range of media thicknesses
and the clever software offers a wide range of print widths and
resolutions to fit various applications—from tiny component
labels, to compliance labels, to wide-web (e.g., chemical drum)
The printer is easily integrated with any CAPRIS or Nova laser
or inkjet wire marker and can be used to print any of the
information within a job file, as bar code or text onto the label.
The label can be printed at any time during the job; at the start
of every job, every time there is a wire change or on a wire-bywire basis. What information is to be printed on the label and
how often is all easily controlled via the software.
Standard Features
Print speeds up to 14"/second (356 mm/sec) for increased
batch and print/apply productivity
Large, easy-to-use LCD screen simplifies setup
LCD content and navigation customizable to user needs
Thermal transfer or direct thermal printing
32 bit 133 Mhz RISC processor
8 MB Flash memory—including 2.0 MB user-available nonvolatile memory storage for downloadable objects
Internal real-time clock
Advanced label/media counters
Auto calibration—printer calibrates when printer is turned on
or when printhead is closed using approximately two labels
Early warning systems—provide low label, low ribbon and
clean printhead alerts via the LCD display or email
New full-function front panel and large multilingual back-lit
LCD display—with user-programmable password protection
Clear media side door—easy monitoring of supplies usage
without opening the printer systems
Thin film printhead with Element Energy Equalizer™ (E3™)
for superior print quality
Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel ports—with auto
Dual media sensors—
transmissive and
reflective, selectable
through software or front
Flexible connectivity
including simultaneous
On-board diagnostic
tools and adjustments to
ensure optimum print
Label Printer
Summary Machine Specification
Label Examples
Fonts and character sets
 Bitmap fonts A through H and GS symbols are expandable up to 10
times; height and width independent
 Smooth, scalable font Ø (CG Triumvirate™ Bold Condensed) is
expandable dot-by-dot; height and width independent
 IBM® Code Page 850 International Characters
 Contains UFST® from Montotype Imaging, Inc.
Graphic features
 Supports user-defined fonts and graphics including custom logos
Bar Code Symbologies
 Linear Bar Codes: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 with
subsets A/B/C and UCC Case C Codes, ISBT-128, UPC-A, UPCE, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC and EAN 2 or 5 digit extensions, Plessey,
Postnet, Standard 2-of-5, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5,
Logmars, MSI, Codabar, Planet Code
 2-Dimensional: Codablock, PDF417, Code 49, Data Matrix,
MaxiCode, QR Code, MicroPDF417, TLC 39, GS1 DataBar (RSS),
Operating Characteristics
 Operating temp:
40° F/5° C to 105° F/40° C (Thermal Transfer)
32° F/0° C to 105° F/40° C (Direct Thermal)
 Operating humidity: 20-85% non-condensing
 Universal power supply with power-factor correction 90-264 VAC:
48-62 Hz
 Serial RS-232 and bi-directional parallel ports—with auto detect
 USB 2.0 port
Communication Interface Capabilities
 USB 2.0 port (480 M bits/second)
 RS-232C/422/485 multi-drop
 High-speed, bi-directional, IEEE 1284 parallel interface
Media Characteristics
 Max. Roll Size: 8"/203 mm O.D. on a 3"/76 mm I.D. core
 Thickness (label & liner): .003"/.076 mm to .012"/.305 mm
 Media Types: Continuous fanfold, die-cut or black mark
 Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide as media.
 Max. Roll Size: 3.2"/81.3 mm O.D. on a 1"/25.4 mm I.D. core
 Standard Lengths: 1,476'/450 m or 984'/300 m; provides 3:1 & 2:1
media roll to ribbon ratios
 Ribbon Setup: Ribbon wound ink side out
CAPRIS is a Registered Trademark of Spectrum Technologies PLC
Nova is a Trademark of Spectrum Technologies PLC
Specification subject to change without prior notice to provide for continuous product
Spectrum Technologies PLC
Western Avenue
CF31 3RT
North America:
Spectrum Technologies USA Inc
Fossil Creek Tech Center
3934 Sandshell Drive
Fort Worth, TX, 76137
T: +44 (0)1656 655437
F: +44 (0)1656 655920
T: +1 817 232 2373
F: +1 817 232 4354
Spectrum Technologies Asia Pacific
5/F Yang Guang World Tower, 2000,
Pudong Avenue, Shanghai, 200135
P. R. China
T: +86 (0)21 6182 8088 ext. 5263
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