438 THERMAL DESKTOP PRINTER

MICROCOM 438 THERMAL DESKTOP PRINTER
 
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KEY FEATURES:

PAPER WIDTH
1.5”-4.375" (38.1 mm-111 mm)

PRINT RESOLUTION
203 dpi

MAX PRINT SPEED
Up to 8” /second (200 mm)

COMMUNICATION PORTS
RS-232 Serial and USB

FIELD REPLACEABLE WEAR PARTS
Print Head

INDUSTRIES:

The 438 makes a great all purpose thermal printer, but it excels as a postal tray tag printer. It’s the replacement for the model 410 and model 426p found on USPS mail sorting and mail routing systems. It is compatible with most USPS sortation equipment as well.

438 Features:

  • Easy to replace wear parts
  • Rugged metal housing
  • Small form factor
  • Auto loading capability
  • Windows print driver for quick and easy integration
  • Microcom LDS programming language
  • Paper up to .013” thick
  • 20MB Flash for storing fonts and graphics
  • 8MB RAM

438 Accessories:

438 Uses:

 
  • Mail Sortation
  • Tray Tag Printing
  • Inventory Management
  • Promotional Voucher Issue
  • Ship Station

438 Drivers:

 
Name Description Category Download
Windows FTDI USB Driver Used for USB connectivity on FTDI chip set printers by utilizing a USB to Virtual Serial Port driver Driver
Windows Print Driver For general Windows printing using Windows print sub system Driver

438 Utilities:

 
Name Description Category Download
Device Installer XPort Ethernet configuration utility (DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS HERE) Utilities
MCT Terminal application for communication with Microcom products Utilities

Manuals for the 438 and applications:

 
Name Description Category Download
Windows Print Driver Manual Download and view the manual for the Microcom Windows driver Manual
438 Operators Manual Download and view the operators manual for the Microcom 438 thermal printer Manual
PAPER WIDTH: 1.25"-4.375" (31.7 mm-111 mm)
PAPER THICKNESS: UP TO .013" (.33 mm)
  • 4" x 6" Die-Cut Labels
  • Fanfold TITO Tickets
  • 2" x 5.5” Event Tickets
  • Credit Card Tickets
  • 3.25" x 6" Ski Lift Tickets
  • Continuous Roll (up to 4.375” wide)
  • Die-Cut Labels
  • Fanfold Media (up to 4.375” wide)
 
 
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[INSTRUCTIONS FOR USB CONNECTED PRINTERS | IF USING ETHERNET, SKIP TO DOWNLOAD]


 

NOTE: You must first install the FTDI USB Driver before using the USB port on the X38 Series printers.


 
Connecting printer & powering it on will cause OS to search for appropriate driver. | If OS is unable to find the driver, follow instructions below to manually install the driver.

 
  Quick Steps:
 
  1. If using the USB port; Connect and power on the printer.

  2.  
  3. If the Operating System fails to install the USB driver, run the CDM20814_Setup.exe (FTDI USB Driver) to manually install the USB port.

  4.  
  5. Once the FTDI USB Driver is installed, disconnect the USB and then reconnect it before installing the Windows Print Driver.

  6.  
  7. If using the Windows printer driver, please run the Microcom Print Driver installer; Setup-2.X.X.XX.exe.

  8.  

 
  **For more detailed information, please consult the appropriate driver install manual.
 
 
Download Windows Driver

 
 

[FOR USE WITH MODELS: 438,438TC,438T,438TM,238M,238ML,338M,AND 334M]