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Printronix Auto ID T8000 Thermal Printers

The T8000 is the premier high-end thermal printer. With unmatched industrial performance, easy to use, and 100% verifiable output, the T8000 exceeds the requirements of the most demanding mission critical manufacturing and distribution operations. Highlights of the T8000 include:

Highlights of the T8000 Series Printers include:

Harsh Environments – Coolest in the industry

The T8000 is built to last with the ability to withstand dirt, grime, humidity, and extreme temperatures. The new T8000 is able to operate in the coldest environments of the industry, with temperatures as low as -5°C (23°F) for direct thermal and 5°C (41°F) for thermal transfer. The T8000 provides reliable printing, without the need to use a heated enclosure.

PostScript/PDF – Making history in industrial thermal technology

Presenting the industry’s first industrial thermal printer with PostScript/PDF capabilities. The T8000 offers seamless connectivity of PostScript and PDF file printing for quick deployment, while supporting both 203 and 300 DPI applications in 35 different fonts. The T8000 supports the latest ERP systems and features Plug-n-Play as a native component with SAP drivers.

User-friendly – Larger colour screen and Self-help Wizard

The T8000 thermal printers were designed with your convenience in mind. Featuring a new user interface with 3.4″ hi-res colour display panel, the T8000 thermal printers offer an advanced setup wizard with graphical icons and four navigation keys to configure and optimize your print. Browse through the QR code library included in the wizard to help you gain quick access to additional printer resources, including how-to videos.

Enterprise Performance – 40% more quality output

From the family of industrial grade experts, the T8000 thermal printers raise the bar in output performance. Utilizing a high-power ARM 9 processor, the T8000 thermal printer can print up to 14 IPS at 203 dpi – 40% more quality output. In addition, this printer series holds 512MB RAM and 128MB Flash memory with up to 1GHz clock speed to process complex labels and large print jobs.

Print Quality – Must be ODV™

100% quality barcodes is our mantra. Pairing the T8000 with the exclusivity of Printronix’s Online Data Validator (ODV™) yields 100% scannable barcodes 100% of the time. The new Printronix HD print technology and intelligent heat management system feature 2x more variations per dot line, ultimately delivering finer resolution in heat applied output.

Product Specifications

Product Benefits

  • High performance ARM Cortex-A9
  • Available in 203 DPI and 300 DPI
  • 4”, 6”, and 8” model configurations
  • Die-cast aluminum frame w/metal doors
  • Dual motor ribbon drive system
  • Transfer and direct printing
  • 512MB RAM / 128 Flash Memory
  • 4-32 GB SD flash memory card capability
  • Premium Asian and Andale font support
  • ENERGY STAR Certified

Printer Specifications

  • Max Print Speed (4”/6”/8”): 14/12/10 IPS @ 203 DPI
  • Print Method: Transfer and Direct
  • Resolution: 203 DPI / 300 DPI
  • Max. Print Width: 4.1” (104mm)/6.6” (168mm)/8.5” (216mm)
  • Printer Memory: 512MB RAM / 128MB Flash

Media Specifications

  • Media Type: Roll or Fan-Fold Labels, Tags, Paper, Film, Tickets
  • Min. Media Width: (4”/6”/8”): 1” (25.4mm)/2” (50.8mm)/3” (76.2mm)
  • Max. Media Width: 4.5” (114.3mm)/6.8” (172.7mm)/8.75” (222.2mm)
  • Min. Media Length: 0.25” / 1.0” (Continuous/Tear-Off)/0.5” (Peel-Off)
  • Max. Media Length: Up to 99” (251.46cm)
  • Media Thickness: 0.0635mm (0.0025”) to 0.254mm (0.010”)
  • Media Roll Core Diameter: 1.5” (37.5mm) to 3.0” (76mm)
  • Max. Media Roll Diameter: 8.0” (209mm)
  • Media Sensing: Gap, Mark, Advanced Gap, Advanced Notch

Ribbon Specifications

  • Ribbon Type: Wax, Wax/Resin, Resin
  • Min. Ribbon Width: (4”/6”/8”) 1” (25.4mm)/2” (50.8mm)/3” (76.2mm)
  • Max. Ribbon Width: (4”/6”/8”) 4.5” (114.3mm)/6.8” (172.7mm)/8.75” (222.2mm)
  • Max. Ribbon Length: 625 Meters

Physical Characteristics

  • Width (4″/6″/8″): 11.7″ (297.2mm) / 13.4″ (340.4mm) / 15.4″ (391.2mm)
  • Height (4″/6″/8″): 13″ (330.2mm) / 13″ (330.2mm) / 13″ (330.2mm)
  • Depth (4″/6″/8″): 20.5″ (520.7mm) /20.5″ (520.7mm) / 20.5″ (520.7mm)
  • Printer Weight (4″/6″/8″): 37 lbs. (16.7Kg.) / 40 lbs. (18.1 Kg.) / 43 lbs. (19.5Kg.)
  • Shipping Weight (4″/6″/8″): 46 lbs. (20.8Kg.) / 49 lbs. (22.2 Kg.) / 52 lbs. (23.6Kg.)

Programming Printer Languages

  • Line Printer Plus Languages: P-Series + XQ, Proprinter, Serial Matrix, Epson
  • Job Control Languages: PJL, XML, and PTX-SETUP
  • Optional Languages: IPDS, TN5250/TN3270, PDF Level 1.7, Postscript Level 3

Communications and Connectivity Options

  • Standard Interface I/O: Serial RS232, USB, and Ethernet 10/100Base T
  • Optional Interface I/O: Parallel, WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n), GPIO
  • WiFi Security Protocol: WEP 40/128bit, WPA Personal (PSK), WPA2 Personal (PSK) and Enterprise (AES CCMP), EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLs, PEAPv0/MS-CHAPv2, PEAPv1, EAP-FAST, EAP-MD5

Barcode Validation

  • Online Data Validator (ODV) – Validates, Grade, Report, and Overstrike barcodes
  • Supports 1D Barcodes

Media Handling Modes

  • Standard: Continuous, Tear-Off Strip, Tear-Off
  • Options: Peel-Off, Cut, and Rewind

Operating Environments

  • Operating Temperature (Direct Thermal w/o accessories): 23 to 104 F (-5 to 40 C)
  • Operating Temperature (Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal w/ accessories): 40 to 104 F (5 to 40 C)
  • Operating Humidity Range: 20 to 85% Non-Condensing
  • Storage Temperature: -23 to 140 deg. F, (-5 to 60 deg. C)
  • Storage Humidity Range: 5% to 85% Non-condensing

Power Requirement

  • Line Input: Auto Range 90 – 264 VAC (48 – 62 Hz)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Emissions: FCC, CE, CCC
  • Environmental: RoHS, WEEE, Energy Star

Barcode Symbologies

  • 1D Barcodes: BC-412, Code 11, Code 39, Code 35, Code 93, Codabar, code128 Subsets A/B/C, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleave 2 of 5, German I-2/5, EAN-8, EAN-13, UCC/EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPCSHIP, UPS 11, MSI, Matrix 2 of 5, PLESSEY, POSTNET, 4-state PostBar, Australian 4-state, FIM, ITF14, TELEPEN, PLANET, USPS Intelligent Mail, LOGMARS
  • 2D Barcodes: PDF-417, MicroPDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR Codes, Aztec, GS1 Databar (RSS-14)

Font Graphics Support

  • Graphic Formats: PCX, TIFF, BMP, PNG
  • Font Technologies: Intellifont, TrueType, Unicode
  • Standard Fonts: OCRA, OCRB, Courier, Letter Gothic, CG Times, CG Triumvirate/Bold/Condensed
  • Asian Fonts (Optional SD card): Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
  • Andale Fonts (Optional SD card): Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese
  • PDF/ PostScript Level 3: 35 Fonts

Remote Management Software

  • PrintNet Enterprise Suite: Enterprise grade remove management solution

Options and Accessories

  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Rewind with Peel & Present 4”/6”/8”
  • Parallel Port Card
  • Heavy Duty Cutter 4”/6”/8”
  • GPIO
  • TN5250/3270
  • Premium Asian Font Cards
  • PostScript/PDF
  • Premium Andale Font Cards
  • IPDS
  • QCMC (SD Quick Change Memory Card)
  • Online Data Validator (ODV)

Product Brochure

Product Brochure

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