dmx-i-4212™ product specifications

D M X - I - 4 2 1 2 ™ P R O D U C T S P E C I F I C ATIONS
Engineered as the product to redefine the industry’ s 4" thermal printing market, the
DMX-I-4212 boasts a print speed up to 12 inches per second (304mm/sec). Not only
is this the fastest printer in the Datamax I-Class Series, it also provides the fastest label
through put of any like product. By combining high speeds with the I-Class
’ rugged
precision crafted die-cast aluminum frame, the I-4212 is the ideal choice for your high
volume, mission critical printing applications, either on-demand or in batches.
The I-Class supports a 4.65-inch(118mm) maximum label width making the product
ideal for labeling applications in industrial, commercial, business and clinical
environments. A field installable flash/font expansion card allows for storage of label
formats, graphics,downloadable fonts and international language print capabilities,
thus minimizing formatting download time and maximizing printer output.
STANDARD FEATURES:
ENGINEERED TO PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT :
• A powerful 32-bit multi-tasking
• Modular design facilities adding and/or
processor and an industry leading
changing options.
16MB of addressable RAM;
• Easy to upgrade and reconfigure for
• An easy-to-read front LCD display;
business growth.
• Color coded operator cues;
• Extremely easy to maintain-change the
• Embossed media loading diagrams
printhead and the platen roller in less
• Easily accessible printhead mechanism; than 5 minutes.
• A unique collapsible ribbon hub that • Standard bi-directional parallel and
Makes loading and unloading a snap. high-speed serial interfaces allow easy
integration into your system.
• Optional Ethernet and Twinax/Coax
support allows the printer to connect to
virtually any host system environment.
The Datamax I-Class Series has what it takes to work with your computer system.
When it comes to high-speed, large volume, mission critical applications, there is just
one choice– the Datamax I-Class I-4212 . It’s the industry’s answer to your highperformance printing needs.
DM X -I -4 2 1 2 ™ P RO DU C T S P E C IFI C ATIONS
PRINTER TYPE
Direct Thermal, Optional Thermal T ransfer
PRINT SPEED
2" – 12" per second (51 mm -- 304mm) in .5” programmable increments
RESOLUTION
203 dpi (8 dots/ mm)
BAR CODE MODULUS
5 mil to 110 mil "X " dimension in picket fence or ladder orientations
MAXIMUM PRINT WIDTH
4.094" (10 4mm)
MEDIA WIDTH
1" – 4. 65" ( 25mm – 118mm)
PRINT LENGTH
0.25" – 99" (6 mm – 2475mm) .75"( 19mm) minimum print length with optional present sensor.
MEDIA WINDOW
Clear side door panel to easily monitor media supply levels
MEDIA TYPE
Roll-fed or fan-fold materials, die-cut or continuous labels; perforated or continuous tag/ticket stock
MEDIA THICKNESS
.0025" -- .0100" (. 0635mm -- .254mm)
MEDIA SENSING
Adjustable sensor detects “see through” for liner-backed die-cut labels and tags or reflective sensing for media with
black stripe sensing
SUPPLY ROLL
8" ( 203mm) maximum diameter on 1.5" -- 3" (38 mm -- 76mm) cor e. Fan-fold stock accepted from rear of printer
REVOLVING MEDIA HUBS
Available in 1.5” and 3.0” options
LABEL BACKFEED
For use with optional cutter
RIBBONS
Industry standard ribbon widths; 1" (25mm) ribbon core, 1968’ (600M) in length
CABINET
Metal construction
BAR CODES
Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128 (subsets A,B and C), Codabar, LOGMARS, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC 2 & 5 digit addendums,
EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN 2 & 5 digit addendums, UPC random weight, Code 93, MSI Plessey, Universal Shipping Container
Symbology, UCC/E AN Code 128, Postnet, Code 128 MOD 43, PDF 417, UPS MaxiCode (mo de 2 & 3), Datamatrix, T elepen
RESIDENT FONTS
Ten alphanumeric fonts from .035" (.8 9mm) to .64" ( 16.26mm) including OCR-A, O CR-B, CG Triumvirate™ scalable font
from AGFA ®.
CHARACTER SET
Modified IBM® Code Page 850; includes characters for English and most European, Scandinavian and Spanish
speaking countries
FONT EXPANSION/ROTATION
All fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 24x; fonts and graphics can be printed in four directions: 0°, 90°, 180°
and 270°
GRAPHICS SUPPORT
.PCX, .BMP and .IMG files
REVERSE FIELDS/MIRROR IMAGE
Any font or graphic field can be printed as a normal or reverse image
MEMORY
2MB Downloadable Flash Program Memory
16MB DRAM memory
INTERFACES
Centronics® Parallel port (I EEE 1284 compliant), RS232 at 2,400 to 38,400 BPS, optional Ethernet
WINDOWS® DRIVER
Used for creating label formats using virtually any Windows®-based program. Included on Datamax Ac cessories CD, or via our
web site at www.datamaxcorp.com
POWER SOURCE
Auto-sensing 115, 230 VAC 50/60Hz; specify appropriate power cord when ordering
OPERATING TEMPERATURE
40°F to 95°F (4°C to 35°C)
DIMENSIONS
12.70” H x 12.62” W x 18.60” D (322.6mm H x 32 0.6mm W x 472.5mm D)
WEIGHT
45 lbs., 20.5Kg
OPTIONS
ALL OPTIONS ARE EASILY INSTALLED IN THE FIELD OR CAN BE ORDERED AS FACTOR Y INSTALLED
THERMAL TRA NSFER
Simple ribbon loading featuring collapsible ribbon hub
STANDARD MEDIA CUTTER W/ TRAY
Maximum Thickness .010" (.254mm)
LIGHT DUTY CUTTER
Maximum Thickness .005" (.127mm)
INTERNAL REWIND
6" (125mm) OD capacity; label backing rewound in peel and present mode and liner rewound in batch mode with present
sensor used for on-demand label dispensing (factory or field installed)
I/O EXPANSION CARD
Featuring 8MB Flash, general purpose I/O, time and date battery back up
PASSPORT
Portable keyboard/display terminal provides interface for stand-alone printing
LABEL PRESENT SENSOR
Used for on-demand label dispensing
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
Internal Ethernet Adapter 10/100 mbps allows multiple users on various platforms to share the same printer.
Hosts Suppor ted:
• Novell NetWare • UNIX • Windows NT • LAN Manager • AppleTalk • DEC
Protocols Supported:
• IPX • TCP/IP • LPR • LAT • NetBIOS/NetBEUI
INTERNAL TWINAX/ COAX INTERFACE
Supports printing from IBM ® midrange or mainframe computers
FONT/FLASH EXPANSION
Features 4MB font memory and 4MB addressable Flash memory expansion
INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE
PRINT CAPABILITY
Consisting of the Font/Flash expansion card plus one of the following: CG Triumvirate™ Scalable Bold, Condensed font and
CG-Times Scalable font or; simplified Chinese GB Scalable font or; Kanji Gothic B Scalable font
Built to UL, CSAand TUV-GS safety standards, FCC Class A emissions standard and CE Mark. This data sheet is for informational purposes only. DATAMAX MAKES NO WARRANTIES,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN THIS SUMMARY. Specifications are subject to change without notice. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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