Microcom 485TC Industrial Quality Thermal Printer

Batch printing so fast, You’re going to need extra seating.

Key Features include:

  • USB and serial connectivity
  • Optional Ethernet
  • Compact footprint
  • Automatic self feed
  • Optional cutter and catch trays
  • Configurable black line sensor
  • 100% duty cycle printing
  • Field replaceable wear parts

Applications include:

  • Live Event Ticketing
  • Admissions Processing
  • Box-Office
  • Voucher Issue
  • Transportation
  • Parking

The 485TC is an industrial quality thermal ticket printer capable of handling any box-office application. From single ticket to large batch printing, this model easily manages any job thrown its way. It’s compatible with most ticketing software on the market making the integration process simple for the user. The printer can print on various styles (continuous and fanfold paper up to .011” thick) and widths of tickets (from 2” to 4.375”) so there’s no need to change existing ticket stock. Microcom’s 485TC comes standard with a long list of features such as 300 dpi print resolution, auto loading capabilities, and adjustable black line sensors. Additionally, the printer boasts the largest flash memory on the market of up to 512MB for downloading graphics and scalable fonts. Batch printing is now even faster with a print speed up to 10” per second. Combine these with our optional features to create an affordable, reliable printer that can stand the test of time.

Performance Summary

  • 300 dpi resolution
  • Up to 10” (250mm) per second print speed
  • Auto loading capability
  • Microsoft Windows® Driver
  • Emulation: FGL
  • Adjustable black line sensor configurable to sense left or right edge, bottom or top of media
  • Industrial cabinet
  • USB and serial interface
  • Optional Ethernet communication port
  • Optional high reliability rotary cutter
  • Software controlled print contrast adjustment

Bar Codes

  • Code 39
  • Codabar
  • Interleaved 2 of 5
  • Aztec
  • EAN 128
  • EAN 8
  • UPC
  • Softstrip
  • Code 128
  • PDF-417
  • GS1 DataMatrix (ECC 200)
  • QR
  • And many more


  • 16 Resident including OCR-A and OCR-B
  • Downloadable scalable fonts
  • All fonts expandable in height and width
  • 0, 90, 180 and 270 degrees font and bar code printing


  • Up to 512MB Flash
  • Up to 256MB RAM


  • Direct thermal, on-demand label/ticket and batch mode printing
  • Paper width: 2”- 4.375” (50.8mm-111mm)
  • Print width: up to 4.1" (104.1mm)
  • Paper thickness: up to .011” (.28mm)
  • Prints on roll or fan-folded paper

Physical Dimensions

  • Height-7.4” (188mm)
  • Width-7.3” (185mm)
  • Depth-5.8” (148mm)
  • Weight-10.2 lbs. (4.6 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 A, 47-63 Hz


  • cTUVus
  • FCC Class-A
  • RoHS


  • One year limited warranty
View 485TC thermal printer spec sheet