LP/TLP 2844 Desktop Printers

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LP/TLP 2844
LP/TLP 2844 Desktop Printers
T h e r m a l , O n - d e m a n d L a b e l , R e c e i p t , a n d Ta g P r i n t e r s
Efficient, Reliable Printing
• Four inches per second print speed
• Full five-inch media roll capacity
• Flash architecture for storage of fonts,
formats and graphics and quick, easy
firmware upgrades
• 203dpi print resolution
• Standard black line, gap, and head-up
Leading the way in
versatile and
affordable desktop
• Sturdy, double-walled ABS casing
Direct thermal (LP) and
• Clear media window enables easy
thermal transfer (TLP)
Practical Design
• OpenACCESS™ construction for fast and
easy media loading
monitoring of media
four-inch 2844 bar code
• Color-coded operator cues
label printers bring new
Versatile and Affordable
levels of performance
• Standard serial, parallel, and USB
to the Zebra desktop
family. Along with their
sibling—the LP 2824,
these space-saving,
user-friendly printers
deliver optimal
performance in today’s
on-demand desktop
interfaces for easy integration into local
or networked systems
• Easy to use
• Variety of options and accessories for
flexible printing
• Cost effective
For more information
Contact your Zebra representative for additional printer
specifications. For information on Zebra’s full-size and
mobile printers, supplies, software, and accessorie
labeling applications.
Superior Printing at
a Great Price
Both 2844 printers are
equipped with a new
generation printhead
Zebra Bar Code Products
and enhanced controller
board, motor, and
power supply, enabling
print speeds of up to
four inches per second.
Add standard parallel,
serial, and USB interfaces; flash memory;
and double walled
casing; and you have
flexible, reliable printers
that come with
impressive features,
and a small price tag!
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Printed in U.S.A.
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Specifications at a Glance*
Standard Features
• Print methods: Direct thermal (LP) or direct
thermal/thermal transfer (TLP)
• Construction: ABS double-walled casing
• 512KB Flash memory; 256KB SRAM
• OpenACCESS design
• Serial, parallel, and USB interfaces
• Head-up sensor
• Windows® drivers (95, 98, Me, NT v.4.0, 2000)
• Windows printer utilities
ASCII EPL2 programming language (Page Mode)
• Text and bar codes printed in 0º, 90º, 180º, 270º
• Variable field support (up to 100)
• Counter support (up to 10)
• Variable field addition and subtraction
• Status reporting
• Form, font and graphics storage
Line mode support
Operating Characteristics
Communication Interface Capabilities
• Operating Temp. 40ºF/5ºC to 104ºF/40ºC
• Storage/Transport Environ. -40ºF/-40ºC to 140ºF/60ºC
• Operating Humidity 10-90% non-condensing
• Storage Humidity 10-90% non-condensing
• Serial RS232 (DB9)
• 1.2-38.4K bits/second
• Flow control: hardware and software
• Parallel (centronics)
• LAN/Ethernet (requires optional ZebraNet® PrintServer II)
• Autoranging external power supply
• Input: 100-240VAC; 50-60Hz
• Output: 20VDC; 2.5A
Agency Approvals
• UL-CUL 1950; FCC (Class B); VCCI (Class B); C-TICK;
EN 500082-1; EN 55022 (Class B)/CISPR 24; EN
55024/CISPR 24; EN 60950/IEC 950; EN 61000-3-2, 3-3
2 8 4 4
2 8 4 4
The LP/TLP 2844 integrate easily into a variety of low-volume printing applications including:
• Shipping/Receiving
• Retail product marking
• Warehouse shelf labeling and
• Transportation/Logistics
inventory control
• E-commerce postage
• Hospitals and healthcare; medical
Media Characteristics
Ribbons (TLP 2844 only)
Max. Roll Size
• 5”/127mm O.D. on a 1”/25mm or
1.5”/38mm I.D. core
Max. Roll Size
• 1.3”/33mm O.D. on a .5”/12.7mm I.D. core
Thickness (label & liner)
• .003”/.08mm to .0075”/.18mm
Standard Length
• 2,900”/74m capacity; provides 1:1 media roll to
ribbon ratios
Media Types
Ribbon Set-up
• Gap, notch, black mark, continuous, fan-fold, tag stock
• Ribbon wound ink side out
For optimum print quality and printer performance, use
Genuine Zebra supplies.
Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide as media.
Fonts and Character Sets
Graphic Features
• Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x
• Sets: International character sets supporting the
• Line and box drawing
• PCX graphic storage
Maximum Print Speed
4”/102mm per second
Bar Code Symbologies
• Linear Bar Codes: Code 39, Code 128 (A, B or C user
selectable/Auto select), UCC/EAN-128, Code 93,
Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-A
with 2 and 5 add on, Plessey, POSTNET, German Post,
Japanese Postnet
• 2-Dimensional: PDF-417, Macro PDF-417, Maxi Code
(Modes 2, 3, 4, 6), QR Code (requires Asian printer
version), Aztec (optional)
Options and Accessories
• ZebraNet® PrintServer II (for Ethernet connectivity)
• Expanded memory (up to 1MB Flash; 512KB SRAM)
• Keyboard display unit (KDU)
• Liner-free platen
• Cutter
Maximum Print Area
Width: 4.09”/104mm
Length in page mode:
11”/ 279mm (with standard memory)
22”/558mm (with optional memory)
Length in line mode:
203dpi/8dots per mm
following code pages:
• DOS: 437, 737, 850, 851, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862,
863, 865, 866, 869
• Windows: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255,
1256, 1257
• Asian language support (optional)
• Soft font storage in Flash memory
LP 2844 Direct
Thermal Printer
• Dispenser with label taken sensor
• Real time clock
• External rewind
• Asian language support
• Windows label design software
*Specifications listed are for base model printers with standard features only unless otherwise noted. Specifications subject to change
without notice. All product and brand names are trademarks of their respective companies. All rights reserved.
Standard: 512KB Flash; 256KB SRAM
Optional: up to 1MB Flash; 512KB SRAM
Physical Characteristics
Width: 7.9”/200mm
Depth: 8.38”/213mm
Height: 6.7”/170mm
Weight: 3lbs./1.3kg
Media Specifications
Label and liner width:
1”/25.4mm to 4.25”/108mm
TLP 2844 Direct
Transfer Printer
Maximum Print Area
Width: 4.09”/104mm
Length in page mode:
11”/ 279mm (with standard memory)
22”/558mm (with optional memory)
Length in line mode:
203dpi/8dots per mm
Maximum Print Speed
4”/102mm per second
Standard: 512KB Flash; 256KB SRAM
Optional: up to 1MB Flash; 512KB SRAM
Physical Characteristics
Width: 7.9”/200mm
Depth: 9.75”/248mm
Height: 6.8”/173mm
Weight: 3.2lbs./1.4kg
Media Specifications
Label and liner width:
1”/25.4mm to 4.25”/108mm
Ribbon width:
1.3”/33mm to 4.3”/110mm
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