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The Epson Colorworks C831 Color Label Printer

Posted February 28, 2019
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The ColorWorks C831 label printer combines all the benefits of an industrial-strength inkjet printer with the accuracy of an 8-pin tractor feeder. This was Epson’s first inkjet solution, with their durable inks, to be BS5609 certified. Developed for the commercial environment in mind, the ColorWorks C831 is built to last with dust and water resistance. Virtually maintenance free and can withstand weights up to 44 pounds on top of it. Built with a permanent printhead inside to help improve reliability and avoid the need for frequent printhead replacements. The Epson printer features easy access to all functions including ink replacement, an intuitive control panel, and auto-paper loading. Paper jams are handled in no time with the automatic paper release; all features help keep productivity up and reduce downtime. Epson’s durable pigment-based inks firmly bind to media fibers to deliver stability and resistance to chemicals, water, fading and smudges. The ColorWorks C831 is GHS (Global Harmonized Systems) compliant to help reduce risk to workers and improve efficiency in a workflow. ColorWorks C831:
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  • Ideal for GHS large format drum and chemical labeling.
  • Industrial-strength MicroPiezo inkjet printer with tractor feeder.
  • First inkjet solution that has been BS5609 certified.
  • Printable are up to 8″ x 22″.
  • Low TCO vs. Color Lasers.
  • Fast print speeds of up to 16.5 pages per minute.
  • Ink Type: Pigment Ink, Individual CMYK cartridges.
  • Whats in the Box: ColorWorks C831 Printer, AC Cord, Ink Cartridge set (CMYK), Quick Setup sheet, Utilities/manuals CD, Power Switch cover.
The ColorWorks C831 wide color label printer delivers the quality and reliability that Epson printers are renowned for. Contact us to learn more about the C831 and how it can help you in your daily operations.

Epson Colorworks C7500 Label Printer Can Help Brand Your Business

Posted February 26, 2019
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Did you know that 64% of consumers will buy products based on packaging?* Color labels are the new standards, it enables fast, accurate product identification, packaging, increase brand recognition , shelf appeal, and creating a consumer connection. On a shelf, where thousands of products compete to be noticed, companies have to use clever packaging to draw in the attention. By printing labels in-house, with the Epson Colorworks C7500 label printer, you have the ability to create labels for your products in the most affordable and efficient way.
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The C7500 color printer is designed to increase printing efficiency of color labels. Engineered for industrial label production, with a standard autocutter and optional rewinder, it allows users to fulfill high label requirements and variable printing demands. Employees will be able to print high- quality labels on-demand and save money with the cost associated with pre-printed labels. Epson’s patented PrecisionCore technology on its printhead is a critical feature that ensure consistent high quality prints and prevents any dead pixels on the labels. Its Nozzle Verification Technology that detects and resolves block nozzles to help prevent misprints. Futhermore, the Epson C7500 color printer uses pigment ink to create fast drying, long- lasting labels that resist smudging, water, and fading. Perfect for applications when you need to produce a range of labels for food, beverage, packaging, energy, and GHS labels, and more. With print speed up to 10.4 inches per second, you can print labels in full color with no compromise on print quality.
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Features:
  • High-speed, on-demand color printing
  • Prints on wide range of materials up to 4 inches in width
  • Print full, die-cut, plain, matte, synthetic, and gloss labels
  • USB and Ethernet interface
  • Maximum resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
  • Astounding image quality powered by PrecisionCore inkjet technology
  • Use with Epson’s durable labels available to BS5609 standard for GHS chemical labeling
Customize your products with text, barcodes, and colorful graphics to stand out from the rest. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how the Epson Colorworks C7500 color printer can help you brand your business. *Radio, CBC. Even in the Dark: How Packaging Influence You to Buy, 10 Aug. 2015, www.cbc.ca/radio/undertheinfluence/even-in-the-dark-how-packaging-persuades-you-to-buy-1.3067734.

Trimble’s Yuma 7 – Everything you Need in a Rugged Tablet

Posted February 24, 2019
Trimble Yuma 7 in use by a field worker

The Yuma 7 rugged tablet was designed to deliver productivity in the places you need it most. Small enough to carry but big enough to take the knocks, the Yuma 7 was contrived for the mobile field workers in mind. The Windows 10 Pro operating system allows users to move seamlessly from both field and office applications. Designed with powerful and dependable system capabilities that include 4G mobile data connectivity, wireless communications and broad peripheral support; all aimed to get the job done faster and in the places users need it most. Empower your Yuma 7 with optional modules for your daily operations. Scalable and flexible, the  Yuma 7 comes with two module bays that can be paired with EMPOWER modules deliver the perfect combination to field data capture in nearly any industry and application. The EMPOWER modules offers a barcode imager, barcode imager/ RFID combo, and a sub-meter GNSS reciever module. Furthermore, the Trimble Empower Developer Program allows 3rd party developers to create innovative module solutions for a more customizable device and future- proofing your device for any future applications.

Trimble’s rugged tablet provides the perfect combination of size and robustness to survive the rigors of real-world use. With a MIL STD-810G and IP68 rating, the Yuma 7 rugged tablet was purpose built to perform in any environment, hot or cold, wet or dry. The rugged tablet was constructed with dual Lithium-Ion hot swappable battery packs to work anywhere users need to as long as they need to.

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Yuma 7 Features

  • 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD (EMMC).
  • 10 Point Capacitive multi-touch with rain mode.
  • Daylight Readable
  • Rear 8 MP Auto-Focus Camera with a Front 2 MP Camera
  • Full Charge in 3.5 hours, 80% Charge in 2 hours.
  • Two Trimble EMPOWER module slots. (RFID/ Barcode or GNSS module)
  • Included Accessories in the Box: Battery, AC Power Adapter, Stylus with tether, and Screen protector.

Users shouldn’t have to compromise their mobility for productivity, with Trimble’s Yuma 7 they won’t have to. Invest in equipment that is destined to last for years. With the type of work that outdoor operations demands, go with the quality that you can trust. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how the Yuma 7 can help you in your daily operations.

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Zebra TC20 and TC25 Mobile Computers Improves Productivity

Posted February 22, 2019
Zebra TC20 in use scanning a barcode
When you need a mobile computer that can help you work smarter and faster look no further than Zebra Technologies TC20/TC25. Designed to look, feel and act just like today’s most popular consumer smartphones; with business features that surpass consumer smartphones the TC20/TC25 save time and money, increase sales and boost profitability. A mobile computer specifically made for the Small to Medium sized business in mind. Built for all day use these Zebra mobile computers are designed to stay in the hands of users to keep productivity going. Low battery? Just snap on the unique PowerPack and keep on going; the integrated LED lights allows users to easily see the PowerPack’s remaining battery life. With smartphones, capturing a barcode can turn into an endless task; that’s why Zebra had the TC20/TC25 designed with a scanner inside.
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  • Designed for Retail, Hospitality and Light Warehouse applications.
  • Take inventory levels painlessly, at record speed.
  • RFID capable with the RFD2000.
  • Keep the items your customers want on the shelves of your store instead of the backroom.
  • Answer any customer question on the spot.
  • Reach any worker to help with any task with the press of a button.
  • Give customers the extraordinary service that results in loyalty, with a small business mobile computer designed for the way you work.
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  • Designed for Field Service, DSD/Route Accounting and Postal/Light Courier applications.
  • Durable design – drop it on the floor and use it the cold, heat, rain and snow and it still works.
  • Get the information you need faster than ever to slash the time it takes to perform all those everyday tasks.
  • The right service programs for the right price, easily keep your devices up and running and in users’ hands.
  • The fastest cellular speeds, delivering fast application access and great voice quality.
Using the right tool for the job is important and in this on-demand world customers won’t wait. The TC20 and TC25 are powerful tools to help users work longer without recharging, faster without losing accuracy and harder without worrying about wear and tear. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how the TC20 or TC25 can help you in your daily operations.

Enhance Operations in Any Industry with Code’s CR1500 and CR5000

Posted February 21, 2019
cr1500 Enhance your operations with Code’s CR1500 and CR5000! Featuring high- speed scanning both 1D and 2D (QR codes) barcodes, you can get more for your applications and improve efficiency in your workflow.
Code’s CR1500 Healthcare Scanner
Healthcare environments have the most difficult barcodes to read from wristbands, medications, IV bags, medical equipment, and more, with no room for errors. Engineered for healthcare, the CR1500  features a dual field imager that can scan any barcode on any surface and conditions. It’ is built with market- leading, PVC free, CodeShield®, disinfectant- ready plastic that can resist the harshest chemicals such as Clorox non- bleach, Oxivir Tb wipes, 3% hydrogen peroxide solution, and 91% isopropyl alcohol, and more. (full list here) No more wasting time to re-scan the barcodes over and over agian. The Code CR1500 reads the barcode the first time, every time. Capable of scanning all standard 1D and 2D barcodes out of the box, it also comes with the option validation parsing that allows identity authentication. The CR1500 barcode scanner is the optimal healthcare companion for all clinicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers.cr1500 Features:
  • Compact, lightweight, and powerful
  • Dual field optics capable of scanning 1D,2D, PDF, postal codes
  • Glare reduction technology for reading codes on shiny surfaces
  • Optional data parsing for GS1, HIBC, and driver’s licenses
  • PVC- Free CodeShield plastics to stand up to disinfectants
  • IP54 seals out dust and moisture
  • Visual, audible, and haptic customizatble indicators to ensure a good scan
Code’s CR5000 Retail Presentation Scanner
Designed for fast-paced environments, the Code CR5000 presentation scanner keeps your line and data moving.  Similar to the CR1500, this convenient and cost-effective scanner for retail is capable of scanning both 1D and 2D barcodes. From products to mobile screens, it’s capable of reading barcodes on any surface. The CR5000 features image capture technology that allows users to scan mobile coupons, tickets,  loyalty cards, and customizable driver license formatting can integrate information on loyalty forms, credit card applications, and more. Furthermore, high- speed omni-directional reading and hands free operation allows scanning of the barcode from any direction without twisting and turning the device. The CR5000 is a multi- purpose barcode reading solution that will enhance store operations and add workflow efficiency.Code CR5000 for Retail Features:
  • Omni-directional reading of 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Hands free operation or optional trigger reading
  • Efficient power consumption
  • Capable of reading barcodes on screen
  • Customizable driver license data formatting
  • Optional Age- Verification solution
Promo: Trade in your old scanners today! Right now if you turn in any Code or competitors scanners, you can receive $25 for every new CR1500.* The physical condition doesn’t matter so gather your outdated and damaged devices and trade in to a new Code CR1500! Contact us and find out how you can get this rebate! Do more with your scanners, contact us if you have any questions on a retail or hospitality scanning and we can create a solution that’s tailored to your need. cr-5000
*One trade in reader + one purchased reader = rebate. Trade in readers are returned through Code’s RMA process. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotion or discounted pricing. Promotion subject to change at any time. Offer valid in the US. End User Promotion. Promotion ends March 30, 2019.

Barcodes Acquires the Ultimate ID Card Business in the UK

Posted February 19, 2019
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We are proud to announce the acquisition of Digital ID. Headquartered in Stockport, England, Digital ID is the largest ID card business in the UK. The global expansion opens the door for us to serve our global customer base across the UK and Europe. The recent acquisition combines AlphaCard Systems, a Portland based Barcodes Group company, and Digital ID, creating the world’s largest ID card company. We will leverage Digital ID’s strong access control, photo identification, and smart card technology capabilities to expand its breadth in their already robust ID business. We’ll help you learn everything you need to know about ID card systems, from how the printers work to the important advice when setting it up. You’ll be able to shop complete ID card systems designed for special industries including employee badge systems, school ID cards, for students and staff, retail membership cards, and more. The recent acquistion aligns with our strategic initiative to be a best-in-class platform and continue to grow into the largest global solution provider in barcode, mobile computing, RFID, and ID solutions. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and we will be happy to help.
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Epson’s C3500 The GHS Compliant Printer

Posted February 14, 2019
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The Globally Harmonized System for classifying labels (GHS), guide companies to properly label chemical and harmful materials. The GHS label should provide standardized info and colorful elements to ensure workers can clearly identify the hazardous material that’s being handled. This growing demand for the use of GHS labels provides an opportunity to reduce risks to workers and improve efficiency in a workflow. Instead of maintaining an expensive inventory of preprinted labels, you can print them when needed with the flexibility of various sizes and product SKUs. The Epson C3500 delivers fast, efficient, and durable GHS color-label printing to your production floor with low operating cost and reliable performance. It is compact and robust that can print labels up to 4 inches per second. Comes with full capacity ink cartidges that prints with superior ink to ensure labels with easy to read text and vibrant graphics. Combine it with tough Colorworks BS5609 certified labels to stick on the most difficult type of surface to adhere to the durability standards under GHS. Features:
  • Print labels from 1.2 to 4.1 inches
  • High print speed of up to 4 inches/ second
  • High quality four color inkjet printing
  • Rear-feed capability for both fan-fold and large label rolls
  • Individual ink cartridges for efficient use of ink
  • Supports all major label applications
  • Meets BS5609 certification for GHS labels
  • USB and Ethernet interfaces
With Epson’s Colorworks C3500 inkjet label printer, you can dramatically reduce label costs, increase operational efficiency, and print high quality, durable labels on demand. Contact us if you have any questions and find out how the C3500 is the most reliable and affordable printer for all your color lable needs. Right now save 15% with code LOVE15 online only at Barcodesinc.com through Feb 14.*(terms and conditions apply) Don’t wait around because this offer will not last!
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*15% off is available online only at Barcodesinc.com on orders of at least $300 through February 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only. Offer cannot be applied to existing quotes. Offer excludes ELO and Infinite Peripherals products. One time use.

Ticket Printing Made Easy and Affordable With Citizen’s CL-S400DT

Posted February 13, 2019
CL-S400DT Ticket Printer
Why over pay for pre-printed media? When it comes to an admission control system, you need a printer that can print and provide all the essential information on the ticket to up-stand a quality event. The Citizen CL-S400DT can produce quality tickets with all the information needed with a fraction of the cost compare to other suppliers. This high quality and low-cost ticketing system allow events to print barcodes and information with ease to manage entrance and provide a receipt for the customer at the same time. The CL-S400DT not only prints tickets. This ENERGYSTAR compliant printer can also handle standard roll media for label and receipts allowing fast printing to fulfill high-volume print tasks. Capable to work with a large range of media, it is perfect for applications in warehouse, healthcare, retail, logistics, transit, and couriers. Furthermore, its easy to read LCD panel allows the operator to easily configure and be alerted when an error occurs.
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Features:
  • Versatile media support (Fanfold, continuous, perforated, labels, tags)
  • Wide range of print width from 0.5- 4 inches
  • Fast print speed- up to 6 inches per second
  • Durable all-metal mechanism design
  • USB, serial interface (optional ethernet)
  • 2-color LCD display
  • Adjustable media sensor
  • Auto-cutter option
Whether you need to produce boarding passes, shipping labels, retail tags, festival, or admission tickets, this is the environmentally friendly printer for you. Its compact footprint, quick media loading, robust, and all- metal mechanism design makes the CL-S400DT easy to use and extremely reliable. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and see how the CL-S400DT is right for your operations.
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Tech Tip Tuesday: Save Time and Money with Honeywell Consumables

Posted February 12, 2019
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When it comes to operational efficiency, don’t let the consumables get in the way! Save time and money with Honeywell printing supplies! Their selection of genuine labels, tags, receipts, and ribbons supports a wide range of barcode printing applications from mild to harsh environments. With all these consumables offered as stock options you can quickly replenish your label material during time in need. Honeywell stocks a wide selection of barcode labels to meet any need. There are no shortage of options to choose from whether it is labels in healthcare, shipping, inventory and asset tracking.
  • Duratherm Receipt Paper – A direct thermal paper that provides excellent print quality. Well-suited for most general receipt applications, most notably for use in portable thermal printers.
  • Duratherm Wristband –  The Duratherm wristbands are recommended for healthcare and provide the positive identification hospitals need for maximum patient safety. The full-coverage thermal print coating enables high quality printing on the entire length of the band, thus eliminating the need to reposition a sleeping patient just to scan their band.
  • Duratherm II Label – A general purpose direct thermal paper label that delivers high-quality, cost-effective printing. Duratherm II is recommended for most general use applications where exposure to chemicals and moisture is not anticipated.
  • Duratherm III Label – A top-coated direct thermal paper label that delivers high-quality printing and enhanced durability. Duratherm III is recommended for applications where high humidity, moisture contact and surface abrasion are concerns.
  • Duratherm NIR Label – A premium direct thermal paper label engineered to deliver high-contrast images and enhanced durability. Duratherm III NIR is targeted for use in applications with challenging barcode scanning requirements and is well-suited for high-speed sortation applications.
  • Duratherm II Tag – A general purpose paper tag providing high-quality, cost-effective printing. Duratherm II Tag is recommended for applications where labeling is not suitable. This product resists curling, even in high humidity environments.
  • Duratran II Label – A paper label coated thermal transfer label that exhibits excellent print quality. Offered with a variety of adhesive options, recommended for applications with moderate abrasion, heat, or sunlight is present.
  • Duratran II RFID Label – The flexible RFID smart labels provide a versatile architecture that can be used in open or closed loop environments. These labels can be deployed with confidence to meet a broad range of customer requirements including thermal transfer and direct thermal printing.
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Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and get you the efficiency you are looking for!

Mobile Printing Transforms Retail History

Posted February 11, 2019

Retailing has evolved, but has your mobile printer? In today’s new retail reality, there is no room for downtime. The Zebra QLn Series reinvents itself as the new ZQ600 Series of mobile printers for retail.

Signs that you should retire your mobile printer:

  • Long boot- up time
  • Guesswork that sends printers to IT for help
  • Battery that drain productivity
  • Weak Wi-Fi connections
  • An invitation for security breaches

How the ZQ600 Series can help:

  • Instantly ready mobile printer
  • Friendlier instructions that requires no guesswork
  • Fastest, steadiest Wi-Fi standards
  • More power and visibility to battery status
  • Tighter security measures to keep data safe

Read the infographic on the ZQ600 mobile printer series for more information. Contact us at Barcodes if you need a printing solution, we can help tailor a solution that can help you transform your retail shop.

The New Zebra ZQ600 Series of mobile printers for retail
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