438 THERMAL DESKTOP PRINTER

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438 THERMAL DESKTOP PRINTER

Faster. Stronger. Economical. Now that’s making thermal printing simple.

Key Features include:

  • Rugged metal design
  • Economical price
  • Fast throughput
  • 203 & 300 dpi Printing
  • Auto-load Feature
  • Small footprint

Applications include:

  • Asset Management
  • Document & Record Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Compliance Labeling
  • Tray Tag Printing
  • Information Labeling
  • Medical Records Labeling
  • Prescription Labeling

Microcom Corporation’s Model 438 replaces the Model 424 desktop printer as well as the highly successful Model 410 and 426P printers found on USPS mail sorting and mail routing systems. The Model 438 printer can be used as a general purpose desktop printer and is compatible with ATLAS (Automatic Tray Label Assignment System) as well as most USPS Sortation Equipment. The Model 438 offers several benefits over previous printers such as faster print speed and reduced start-up time.

Performance Summary

  • Direct Thermal
  • 203 dpi standard with optional 300 dpi
  • 4.1” maximum print width
  • Up to 8” per second print speed
  • Extensive graphics/logos capabilities
  • Adjustable sensor detects die-cut, black line, blow hole on continuous, and pre-printed labels or tag stock
  • Microsoft Windows® OS compatible
  • Software-controlled print contrast adjustments
  • Self-centering media guides
  • Lift up printhead for easy cleaning and replacement
  • Rated for 100% duty cycle usage
  • Rigid steel construction

Bar Codes

  • Code 39
  • Industrial/Interleaved 2 of 5
  • Code 128
  • Code 93
  • Intelligent Mail (4-State)
  • UPC-A
  • UPC-E
  • EAN-8
  • EAN-13
  • GS1-128 (UCC/EAN 128)
  • Postnet
  • And More
  • 2D Symbologies
  • PDF-417
  • GS1 Databar
  • GS1 DataMatrix (ECC200)
  • DataMatrix

Fonts

  • 7 Resident fonts including OCR-A and OCR-B
  • Downloadable font support
  • All fonts expandable in height and width up to 255X and 255Y
  • 0, 90, 180, and 270 degree rotation font and bar code printing

Memory

  • Up to 16MB Flash for non-volatile font, graphic and label data storage
  • Up to 800K SRAM for volatile font, graphic and label data storage

Communication Interfaces

  • Serial RS-232
  • USB
  • Ethernet (optional)

Physical Dimensions

  • Height-6.9” (175mm)
  • Width-8.9” (216mm)
  • Depth-4.8” (122mm)
  • Weight-7.8 lbs. (3.5 kg)

Environmental Conditions

  • Relative humidity: 10-85% non-condensing
  • Operation Temperature: 40° to 104° F (5° to 40° C)
  • Power supply: Internal Supply with Auto-Sensing; 90-264 VAC, 3.5/1.5 Amps, 47-63 Hz

Compliance

  • cTUVus
  • FCC Class-A
  • RoHS

Warranty

  • One year limited warranty