IBM 4400 Thermal Printers
Reliable, easy to use, thermal label printers designed to
optimize supply chain management
IBM 4400 Thermal Printers
Two direct-drive motors control the
ribbon spindles and are designed to
sustain ribbon tension throughout the
life of the printer, minimizing torn
ribbons and downtime.
Ease of use
The IBM 4400 simplifies forms loading
and supplies replacement with easy
access to internal components. The
user-friendly front panel controls and
Supply chain efficiency is required in
today’s industrial environments, where
reliable output management is critical.
■ High-quality, high performance
IBM® 4400 Thermal Printers offer ease
backlit display make it easy to set up and
store customized printer configurations.
An optional cutter and tray allow labels to
be cut and collected as they are printed,
providing additional flexibility.
thermal printing in 4-,6- and
of use, flexible media handling, and
8-inch widths at up to 10 inches
powerful remote management to keep
Remote management
per second
your information flowing.
Using the Printer Management Utility
■ Rugged die-cast aluminum
base for tough industrial
Exceptional print quality and
performance are inherent to the
■ Optional IPDS enables dynamic
printer’s thermal print head control
document composition and
technology. In addition, the optional
enhanced print reliability
bar code validator features “read-afterprint ”technology to help ensure bar
■ Optional bar code validator
■ Powerful remote management
code validity and scannability.
and the IBM 4400 internal Ethernet
option, multiple printers can be easily
managed and configured with a
user-friendly interface.
IBM service and supplies
IBM offers a full range of service to
meet your needs, available 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week. Service
calls can be initiated via the internet
IBM 4400 Printers at a glance
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Print Speed and
Models 004/006
Model 008
(inches per second)
10 ips @ 203 dpi (254 mm/sec)
8 ips @ 300 dpi (203 mm.sec)
8 ipd @ 203 dpi (203 mm/sec)
6 ips @ 300 dpi (152 mm/sec)
Flash: 4 MB/10 MB max.
DRAM: 8 MB/16 MB max.
Printing Methods
Thermal transfer or direct thermal
through Service Direct at, or by calling
Printable Width
Model 004:
4.1” maximum (104 mm)
Model 006:
Model 008:
6.6” maximum (168 mm)
8.5” maximum (216 mm)
IBM 4400 thermal Label Printer
supplies are designed to enhance
Media Handling
Manual tear-off mode, Optional peel-off mode labels peel and present
and rewind mode
Optional cutter and tray for unattended operation
printing capabilities and to help
prevent premature printhead wear.
Media Compatibility
Media types:
Roll or fanfold; die-cut or continuous; labels, tags, and tickets;
paper, film or synthetic stock; thermal transfer or direct thermal
Media width:
Model 004: 0.75” to 4.5” (19 to 114 mm)
Model 006: 2.0” to 6.8” (51 to 171 mm)
Model 008: 3.0” to 8.75” (76 to 222 mm)
Media thickness:
Roll core diameter:
0.0025” to 0.010” (0.07 to 0.25 mm)
3.0” (76 cm)
Maximum roll diameter:
8.0” (209 cm)
Thermal transfer ribbons:
Standard ribbon length: 2,050 feet (625 m)
Datastream Support
ASCII, Code V and IGP Optional: IPDS, SCS
Bar Codes
Code 39, Code 128 (A,B,C), Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, FIM UPC-A,
UPC-E, UPC-EO, EAN 8, EAN 13, Code 93, Postnet, Postbar UCC/EAN
128, PDF 417, UPS Maxicode, Royal Mail
Interface Drivers
Standard interfaces:
RS-232/RS-422 (DB 25 pin)/EEE 1284 (Centronics)
Optional interfaces:
Windows drivers:
Coax/Twinax, 10/100BaseT Ethernet
Microsoft ® Windows® 95/98, Windows 2000 and Windows NT®
Power Requirements
IBM Printer
Max. Typical; 115/240 VAC 80/160 150 Watts PowerFactor Correction
Regulatory compliance:
FCC, UL, CSA, TUV, Energy Star ® mode (under 45 watts)
Physical Characteristics
Depth Height Width Weight
Model 004:
17” (43.1 cm)12” (30.5 cm)10” (25.4 cm)35 lbs. (15.9 kg)
Model 006:
Model 008:
21” (53.5 cm)12.75” (32.4 cm) 13.25” (33.7 cm) 43 lbs. (19.5 kg)
21” (53.5 cm)12.75” (32.4 cm) 15.25” (38.7 cm) 45 lbs. (20.4 kg)
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