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Sato S84

The S84 Series OEM Print Engines from SATO are specifically designed for use in high-volume, automated print/apply labeling applications demanding unparalleled reliability and around the clock operation.


This new 4" wide family of print engines offers print speeds up to 16 ips and print resolution up to 609 dpi. The S84 Series represents the next generation of leading edge print/apply print engines from the world’s OEM print engine leaders.

Models include

  • S8408 Print Engine
  • S8412 Print Engine
  • SATO S8424 Print Engine


  • Tool-less replacement of part (print head and platen roller)
  • 1000-m ribbon
  • Backlit icon-driven programmable display
  • Handles complex label formats
  • User-configurable ribbon wound: face-in or face-out
  • Multiple host communication options
  • Works with SBPL, SATO’s industry-leading programming langage


  • Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer

Print Speed

  • S8408 (LH/RH): 100 - 400 mm/sec / S8412 (LH/RH): 100 - 350 mm/sec / S8424 (LH/RH): 50 - 150 mm/sec
  • Interfaces Standard: RS-232C, IEEE1284, USB, LAN, Wireless LAN (802.11b), RS 422/485, Centronics
  • Max. Print Area Width, mm (inch): 104 mm (4.1”)
  • Resolution : S8408 (LH/RH): 8 dots/mm (203dpi) / S8412 (LH/RH): 12 dots/mm (305dpi) / S8424 (LH/RH): 24 dots/mm (609dpi)

Physical Dimensions

  • Depth (inches): 16.6" (408 mm)
  • Height (inches): 11.8" (300 mm)
  • Width (inches): 9.7" (245 mm)
  • Weight (lbs): 35.3 lbs (16 kg)

Specification document:

Sato S84 Print Engines

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