New Direct Thermal Transfer Industrial Printer

21st September 2020

Logistics BusinessNew Direct Thermal Transfer Industrial Printer

Bixolon Europe GmbH, a leading global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, has announced the launch of the XT2-40 4-inch (up to 118mm) high performance, cost-effective direct thermal and thermal transfer industrial desktop label printer. The company claim it is ideal for high volume label and barcode printing for a variety of applications including warehousing.

The printer is available as XT2-40 (203dpi) and XT2-43 (300dpi) print resolution options. The printer’s standard model (XT2-40) supports print speeds of up to 6ips (152mm/s) to produce high quality text and graphics with 32MB SDRAM, 125MB Flash. Featuring a compact and intuitive design, the XT2-40 includes a rugged, anti-adhesive coated metal case, easy side loading for the media & ribbon, external label support and a 2.4inch full colour TFT LCD display. The XT2-40 allows printing customisation with the adjustable printer sensors.

Compatible with marketing-leading programming languages BZPL and BEPL, as well as operating systems such as Android™, iOS™ and Windows™, the XT2-40 offers USB 2.0, plus USB Host, Serial and Ethernet connectivity options. Offering a simple printer setup, the industrial printer can be added to existing applications without changing software or creating new command scripts. The XT2-40 also supports compatibility with label design software including Bixolon’s Label Artist™, Label Artist™ Mobile (iOS and Android) and BarTender® bundled with a 2 year warranty as standard.

“With the growing success of our XT5-40 Industrial Label Printer, Bixolon has decided to expand its industrial printing portfolio,” explains Charlie Kim, Managing Director, Bixolon Europe GmbH. “The XT2-40 offers a cost effective, entry-level printing alternative with impressive printing performance options for high volume label and barcode printing.”