Datamax-O'Neil 78828S1-3 Portable Barcode Printer


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Datamax-O'Neil Apex 3 - RS-232 and Bluetooth Interfaces.
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The Datamax-O-Neil Apex 3 offers a solution to the demand for an affordable, light weight and compact three-inch receipt printer without compromising on quality and reliability. The Apex 3 prints a receipt of up to 3.13" wide and has the key features and functions required to meet the expanding requirements associated with retail, hospitality, law enforcement, car rental and field service applications. Lightweight and small enough to carry through a complete shift, the Apex 3 can be worn on a belt strap or optional belt strap without feeling cumbersome. Easy to use with its simple paper loading system and high capacity battery that lasts through a 12 hour shift, the Apex 3 will keep up with the mobile worker during a busy shift while keeping your costs at bay.

Technical Information

  • Maximum Mono Print Speed: 2 in/s
  • Maximum Print Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Maximum Print Width: 2.83"
  • Recommended Use: Receipt Print
  • Barcode Symbology Supported:
    • Code 39
    • Code 128-A
    • Code 128-B
    • Code 128-C
    • UCC/EAN 128
    • Interleaved 2 of 5
    • UPC
    • EAN
    • JAN
    • Codabar
    • PDF-417

General Information

  • Product Type: Direct Thermal Printer
  • Brand Name: Datamax-O'Neil
  • Manufacturer: Datamax-O'Neil
  • Product Model: 78828S1-3
  • Product Name: 78828S1-3 Apex 3 Receipt Printer

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 2.3"
  • Width: 5"
  • Depth: 6.1"
  • Form Factor: Portable


  • Serial Port: Yes


  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Package Contents:
    • 78828S1-3 Apex 3 Portable Receipt Printer
    • Belt Loop System
    • Battery
    • 1 x Roll of Media
    • Universal Adapter
    • Cleaning Pen
    • Quick Guide
    • 78828S1-3 Apex 3 Portable Receipt Printer
    • Belt Loop System
    • Battery
    • 1 x Roll of Media
    • Universal Adapter
    • Cleaning Pen
    • Quick Guide

Media Types & Handling

  • Maximum Label Width: 3.13"
  • Media Type:
    • Thermal Paper
    • Receipt
  • Label Core Size: 0.40"
  • Maximum Roll Diameter: 1.38"

Battery Information

  • Number of Batteries Supported: 2
  • Battery Included: Yes
  • Battery Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)


  • Standard Memory: 2 MB
  • Memory Technology: SRAM
  • Flash Memory: 4 MB

Network & Communication

  • Bluetooth: Yes


  • Limited Warranty: 15 Month

Full specifications (PDF)

Full specifications (PDF)

Brand Datamax-O'Neil
Model Apex 3
Interface RS-232 Serial, Bluetooth
Print Method Thermal
Paper Dimension 3.13
Core Inner Diameter 0.4 inches
Print Speed 2 inches
Form Factor Mobile

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The Datamax-O'Neil 78828S1-3 is also known as ONE-78828S13 or 78828S13 .