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Industrial Label Printing with Honeywell’s PD43 and PD43C

Posted March 14, 2016

Honeywell’s light industrial PD43 and PD43c printers take on-demand printing to a new level of simplicity, with a color graphic display that makes it easier to set up, configure and fine-tune settings without the need for a host computer. In fact, with Smart Printing capabilities, the PD series can run apps right inside the printer eliminating the need for a connected PC entirely.

Ideal for tight spaces, shallow countertops, and pull-out cabinets, the PD series was designed to deliver no-compromise printing performance in the smallest possible footprint.


New Wi-Fi Interfaces for TSC Printers

Posted March 11, 2016

The new TSC RF-WRN dual band modules are faster, more robust, work on more wireless networks, and offer improved performance and connectivity. The new Wi-Fi modules are designed to work with TSC’s standard network management tools to make it simple to integrate and manage TSC printers on a network. The modules will be offered as factory or user installed options.

The Wi-Fi option will initially available on the following TSC printer models:

  • TTP-2410MT Thermal Transfer Rugged Industrial Series
  • MX240 Thermal Transfer High Performance, Mission Critical Industrial Series
  • TX200 High Performance Thermal Transfer Desktop series
  • Alpha-3R/ Alpha-4L Direct Thermal Portable

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Zebra’s New ZD410 Ultra Compact Label Printer

Posted January 29, 2016

If you need fast, dependable printing in the most space constrained areas, you need the ZD410. This ultra-compact “fits anywhere” printer is designed for the smallest of work spaces. When it comes to flexibility, the ZD410 shines — this printer creates high-quality labels, receipts, tags and wristbands. This super-fast printer keeps your workers productive. Deployment is a breeze with a wide range of modern connectivity options. The ZD410 is easy to use, operate and troubleshoot, ensuring your printer is always up and running. And Zebra OneCare service maximizes the availability and productivity of your ZD410 printers with unmatched from-the-manufacturer support that covers everything, from worn out printheads to normal wear and tear. The ZD410 is the little printer designed with big business functionality.

Key features

  • A more space-saving design to fit in the tightest of spaces.
  • Best-in-class print quality with a 300 dpi option for small labels, specimen containers and more.
  • Disinfectant-ready plastic model is ideal for clinics, labs, pharmacies and nurse stations.
  • More media flexibility with standard movable media sensor accommodates off-centre black marks, die-cut notches and more.
  • Updated user interface makes it easier to use and troubleshoot.
  • More connectivity options including 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1.
  • All with plug-and-play replacement of aging Zebra LP2824 Plus and competitive printers.
  • Integrate, manage and maintain your printers from any location with Link-OS, only from Zebra

Seagull Updates Printer Drivers Version 7.3.8

Posted December 4, 2015

Seagull BarTender Professional 10.1 Barcode SoftwareThe latest version of Seagull’s true Windows printer drivers adds support for more than 65 printers from 20 manufacturers, including the SATO CL6NX and the Markem-Imaje CimJet series. It also adds a new feature to set the real-time clock on a wide variety of printers. Seagull’d drivers help provide the best performance from your printer and Bartender software.

The Version 7.3.8 drivers are available directly from Seagull Scientific’s driver download page

New Features:

New feature to set the real-time clock. The clock may be set on demand, or the current time may be updated with each print job, to ensure the printer’s time is always synchronized with the computer. This is supported for all manufacturers which have a command to set the real time clock, including Avery, cab, DPL, EPL, EZPL, Intermec Direct Protocol, PPLA, PPLB, SATO, Toshiba TEC, TSPL, and ZPL.

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Honeywell’s New PC42t Economical 4″ Thermal Printer

Posted October 9, 2015

Honeywell extends its 40-year experience in designing barcode label printers with the introduction of the PC42t, a  thermal transfer desktop printer that meets the needs of a wide range of markets globally. Designed for use in environments where affordability is key, the PC42t is a light-duty printer ready for retail shelf price labeling, general office packing and shipping labeling, and distribution center barcode labeling applications. Well-suited for small-business owners looking to upgrade to thermal printing from inkjet or laser printers for the first time, the PC42t is easy to setup and inexpensive to own.

Key Features

  • The reliable PC42t label printer includes broad, industry-standard connectivity including USB device and USB host, plus optional serial or serial plus Ethernet.
  • The PC42t thermal transfer desktop printer is an economical choice for media up to 110 millimeters (4.3 inches) wide. With an ability to accommodate large ribbon sizes, the PC42t can print longer before needing media replenishment, increasing productivity in label-making operations.
  • The PC42t’s compact size, common media specifications, support for Direct Protocol, and ZPLII and EPL command emulation make it an easy upgrade from legacy Intermec or competing thermal printers.
  • The PC42t printer is backed by a three-year manufacturer’s warranty exclusively for customers in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Sato’s CL6e Series Printer End-of-Life

Posted August 5, 2015

cl612eSato has announced the discontinuation of the CL608e and CL612e industrial thermal printer and all related accessories. This retirement notice includes the discontinuation of the CL6e series printers and accessories. For a suitable replacement, the new CL6NX series is the perfect choice for even better performance while still using the same media the older printers used.

Reason for Retirement: The CL6NX series was released in April 2015 which has a superior feature set and is a compatible replacement for the CL6e.

Service and Warranty: Sat0 will honor all warranties in place and maintain our service obligation by supporting and servicing discontinued printers through Sato as long as parts are available.

For more information or assistance finding the right replacement industrial printer for your needs, contact us at Barcodes, Inc.


Clean Start Ribbons for Easy Printhead Maintenance

Posted July 17, 2015

A printer’s printhead may be the most critical component to ensuring crisp, consistent and readable barcodes. Many times the reason prints are not sharp is due to a dirty printhead. BarcodesInc has partnered with IIMAK to provide ribbon with Clean Start. Ribbon including Clean Start allows the user to clean their printhead every time ribbon is changed.  Cleaning the printhead on a regular cadence increases the longevity of the printhead.

Clean Start provides hassle free printhead cleaning with 3 simple steps and only takes 6 seconds.

  • Load the Clean Start Clean Start is built right into most BCI thermal transfer ribbons.
  • Lock the printhead
  • Pull Clean Start
  • Your printer’s printhead has just been cleaned.

When using Clean Start, unnecessary interruptions caused by printhead failures, can be avoided. This results in less money and time being spent replacing printheads.  Contact your knowledgeable BarcodesInc Account Manager for a FREE SAMPLE, of ribbon with Clean Start.


TSC wins Industriepreis 2015 award

Posted May 29, 2015

TSC MX240 PrinterTSC’s high-performance MX240 series printer has won the prestigious INDUSTRIEPREIS 2015 “Best of 2015” award in the category of Intralogistics & Production Management.

INDUSTRIEPREIS each year honors those companies supplying the marketplace with the the most innovative products and solutions. The awards are given in 14 categories, ranging from the automotive industry to component suppliers. A panel of independent experts that includes professors, scientists, industry experts and specialized journalists chooses the winners. Products and solutions are evaluated based on innovation, production readiness, benefits (e.g. increased profitability and efficiency), value, practicability, ease of implementation and other criteria.

“We are delighted to be honored with this prestigeous award,”” said Ladislav Sloup, General Manager of TSC EMEA. “This national German award is further evidence of the quality and performance of TSC‘s products.”


Upgrade Your Printer and Save with GO Zebra Trade-in Rebate Program

Posted March 24, 2015

gozebra-logo-printersNow is the perfect time to put your aging printer to even better use by trading it in for up to a $500 rebate on a new Zebra printer.

It’s a common misunderstanding that holding on to equipment for as long as possible is the best means to a positive return on investment. While this has some truth to it in many cases, aging equipment can often become a hindrance with hidden costs and time spent on the equipment. With a well timed hardware refresh you gain the advantages of new features and added efficiency. Especially in the case of thermal barcode printer technology, current models are engineered to:

  • Gain visibility across the enterprise
  • Expand business intelligence
  • Increase staff productivity
  • Reduce downtime
  • Lower maintenance costs

The GO Zebra Trade-In rebate will be available for all eligible printer purchases until the end of this year. For more details on the rebate feel free to contact one of our printer specialists at BarcodesInc or the GO Zebra page.


TSC Introduces New TTP-2410MT/TTP-2410MU Industrial Label Printers

Posted March 6, 2015

TSC TTP-2410MT Series PrinterTSC has introduced two upgraded versions of its popular TTP-2410M Pro printer, TTP-2410MT and TTP-2410MU,  that significantly boosts print quality, is faster than its predecessor, and is loaded with enough surplus memory to mass produce even the highest-resolution labels.

Enhanced print quality
One of the major upgrades is a new printhead technology, called “Thermal Smart Control” which along with faster processors and upgraded firmware, deliver a level of print quality that is superior to anything previously offered by a TSC midrange printer. Thermal Smart Control tracks and precisely calculates the duration that each pixel needs to be heated to produce consistently clear high-quality labels – one at a time or in batches of thousands.

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