BIXOLON’s First High Performance Industrial Label Printer for the European Market
BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer recently announced the launch of the XT5-40 high performance, robust, Thermal Transfer industrial desktop label printer to the European Logistics, Manufacturing and Warehouse Industries.
Designed for high volume printing applications, the XT5-40 offers various media widths up to 4-inch (114mm) with its flexible media guide. Available as XT5-40 (203dpi), XT5-43 (300dpi) & XT5-46 (600dpi) print resolution media options, the printer’s standard model (XT5-40) supports fast data processing and print speeds of up to 14ips (356mm/sec) to produce high quality text, graphics and 1D/2D barcodes with a 512 MB SDRAM, 512 MB Flash memory.
Compatible with market-leading programming languages including SLCS, BPL-Z, BPL-E and BPL-D. The Industrial label printer enjoys optional built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Parallel, USB, Serial, Ethernet (the industry’s fastest 1Gbit/sec) and two USB Host interfaces options. Using the SoftAP feature it enables simple, fast and convenient Wi-Fi set up directly to a mobile device straight out of the box. The XT5-40 also features a Printer Twin Function to easily copy the printer’s settings and data (Templates, images and fonts) to other printer via USB storage. Alongside XPM, BIXOLON’s web-based printer remote control profile manager and compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist, Label Artist Mobile (for iOS and Android) and BarTender UltraLite. Plus the option of a customized stand-alone functionality, taking input from barcode scanners and other peripherals without any PC or network connection.
Built to last in the harshest of environments, the XT5-40 supports a space saving design with a double folding door. An aluminum body with special anti-adhesive coated metal casing and a 3.5-inch full colour TFT LCD display with intuitive UI. Supporting a media roll diameter up to 203mm, ribbon length up to 450mm and adjustable print head pressure. The printer has an intuitive design allowing easy maintenance of the roller and printhead and interchangeable Auto-Cutter, Peeler, Rewinder, or Rewinder + Peeler to give users the chance upgrade as their printer as their requirements evolve.
“The XT5-40 mark’s BIXOLON’s first ingress into the industrial desktop label printing market,” cites Charlie Kim, Managing Director, BIXOLON Europe GmbH. “Understanding the requirements of heavy duty label printing in the Warehouse, Manufacturing Logistics environments has enabled BIXOLON to develop a feature rich industrial printer fit for purpose supported by an industry leading 2 year warranty as standard.”