Barcode Label Printer Technology

Entry Level Barcode Printer / QR Code Printer

Introducing the Honeywell PC42T as a great Entry Level Barcode Printer. I often get asked which is a great quality cheap or entry level printer that can print QR Codes on labels.

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Honeywell PC42T Entry Level Barcode Printer

Based on more than 40 years of barcode printing innovations, the PC42t Plus desktop printer sets new standards for user friendliness and affordability. Exceptionally compact and easy to use, this printer is simple to install and ready to print quickly. Quiet, reliable operation and an intuitive design make the PC42t Plus the right fit for light-duty labeling applications in a variety of industries.

Available in either 12.7 mm (0.5 in) or 25.4 mm (1 in) ribbon core configurations and with a print speed up to 125 mm (5 ips), the PC42t Plus supports media as wide as 110 mm (4.3 in) and fits right into existing printing environments. The 25.4 mm configuration is compatible with ribbon lengths up to 300 m (984 ft) — more than four times the length of competitive offerings. With support for longer ribbons, downtime is reduced and ribbons can be shared with larger printers to provide increased media flexibility.

The PC42t Plus printer includes broad, industry-standard connectivity. Up to four ports are built-in: standard USB device and USB host, plus optional serial or serial+Ethernet. With rich interfaces, a compact size, and common media specifications, the PC42t Plus easily drops into virtually any application environment. The PC42t Plus printer supports ZPL II and EPL emulation, along with Direct Protocol (DP) and DPL, and auto senses the printing languages without any pre-setting, providing an easy upgrade path from a variety of legacy Intermec, Datamax, and competitive printers.

With its affordable price and modern features, the PC42t printer represents a smart solution for the small or medium business looking to improve productivity in label-making operations. Economical to purchase and use, the PC42t printer is also a great choice for those looking to deploy thermal label printing for the first time, or for those transitioning away from more expensive inkjet- or laser-based label printing methods.

Features and Benefits

An economical solution for light-duty thermal printing applications.

Supports a wide range of media, including 12.7 mm (0.5 in) or 25.4 mm (1 in) ribbon cores

Industry standard connectivity includes USB host and device, and options for Ethernet and
serial communications

Easy to use, with a quick opening design for media replenishment.

Honeywell PC42T with USB/Serial/Ethernet!

Special for May 2020 – R3 479

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Available from JNS Technologies

Honeywell PC42T Specifications

Dimensions (L x W x H)297 mm x 226 mm x 175 mm
Weight2.5 kg
Max. Media Diameter127 mm
Media Core Sizes25.4 mm (1.0 in), 38.1 mm (1.5 in)
Media Width25.4 mm (1.0 in) to 110 mm (4.3 in)
Label Length9.6 mm – 99 cm
Ribbon SupportCoated Side Out
Max. Ribbon Diameter68 mm
Ribbon Core Sizes12.7 mm (0.5 in), 25.4 mm (1.0 in)
Ribbon Width30 mm (1.2 in) to 110 mm (4.3 in)
Max. Ribbon Length25.4 mm (1.0 in) core: 300 m
(984 ft); 12.7 mm (0.5 in) core: 75 m (246 ft)
Print Resolution8.0 dpmm
Max. Print Speed125 mm/s
Default Print Speed100 mm/s
Max. Print Width104.1 mm
Standard InterfacesUSB Device, USB Host
OptionsFactory Installed: Internal Ethernet,
serial port
Display1 Feed Button and LED Display
Barcode SymbologiesAll major 1D and 2D
symbologies are supported, including Aztec, Code
16K, Code 49, Data Matrix, Dot Code, EAN-8, EAN13, EAN, UCC 128, Grid Matrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128,
MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro
PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14
SOFTWAREPrinter Command Languages: Direct Protocol (DP),
DPL, ZSim2 (ZPL II), ESim (EPL)
Drivers: InterDriver Windows® Printer Driver
(Microsoft® Certified for Windows 7/8.1/10,
Windows Server 2016/2008/2012
Applications: BarTender®
Character Sets: English and Extended Latin, Arabic,
Baltic and Baltic Rim, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Thai,
Turkish, Vietnamese and more with Monotype™
Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) and
WorldType Layout Engine (WTLE)