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Datamax Apex Portable Receipt Printers

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Datamax Apex Portable Receipt Printers Features

Apex Portable Receipt Printers Features

• Lightweight and small: The Apex printers are light enough to wear all day, everyday and small enough that they don’t hinder movement when worn on with a belt strap or shoulder strap.

• Fast: All features on the Apex printers are supported by a powerful Arm-7, 32-bit architecture RISC processor, making them as fast as printers costing almost twice as much.

• User Controlled Memory: All resident fonts and firmware are integrated into flash memory and are directly under your control.

• Easy to Use: Simplified LED lights indicate communication, charging and power status. Plus, easy drop-in paper loading and an external DC jack for easy charging.

• More for you Money: All Apex printers ship with a battery, power supply, belt loop or shoulder strap and sample media. They are also all equipped with Bluetooth and RS232 or USB communications.

• Options: 802.11b/g connectivity in lieu of Bluetooth, 3 Track Magnetic Card Reader

• Compatibility: MS DOS and Windows compatible. Print utilities and drivers available for most systems.

• Graphics: Supports the printing of graphics, 1D and 2D bar codes.

• Endurance: High Capacity Li-Ion battery can last a full day of printing receipts on a single battery charge.

• Charging Options: AC Adaptor for in printer battery charging (comes with printer), 10.6-30V vehicle charger, 2 Bay battery charger.

The Apex family offers a light weight and economical solution for 2", 3" and 4" portable receipt printing that meets your needs without sacrificing on quality and performance. With today’s tight budgets, the Apex series is an affordable way to meet the constantly changing requirements connected to field service, transportation, retail and law enforcement applications. Designed with mobile workers in mind, Apex portable printers include a simple dropin paper system that allows users to quickly replace paper rolls and a high capacity battery with easy charging options. Its light weight and compact design allows the Apex series to be worn comfortably with a belt loop or shoulder strap during long 12 hour shifts. These user-friendly features mean you can go through your busy day knowing your Apex printer will keep up with you. The affordable Apex series offers you what you need without the extras found in other products. The Apex series come standard with Bluetooth communication, fast print speed, ample memory and fast processing power that lets it keep pace with printers costing twice as much. The Apex series is also available with an optional magnetic strip card reader and 802.11 wireless communication.

Datamax Apex Portable Receipt Printers Specifications

Physical Characteristic

• Drop specification:

4 ft. (1.2 m)

User Environment

• Operating temperatures:

14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)

• Storage temperatures:

-4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)

• Charging temperatures:

41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)

• Relative humidity range:

10% RH to 85% RH non-condensing

• ESD protection:

8kV air gap, 4kV contact

Print Technology

• Print head:

– Direct Thermal

– 203 dots per inch (8 dots per mm)

• Print mechanism speed:

– 2 inches per second (51 mm per second) on Apex 2 and 3

– 3 inches per second (76 mm per second) on Apex 4


• Media type:

– Direct thermal receipt paper (standard, premium, heavy duty, long-life, image protect, hi-temp, and all weather).

– For optimum print quality and printer performance, use Certified Datamax-O’Neil supplies


• Serial:

– RS232, up to 460.8 kbps (except Apex 4)

• USB:

– 2.0 (Apex 4 only)

• Bluetooth:

– Version 2.0

• 802.11 b/g

– Frequency band 2.400 to 2.490 GHz

– Data rates up to 54 Mbps

– Network standard: IEEE 802.11 b/g

– Wireless access modes: Infrastructure and ad-hoc

– Security Protocols:

Network support: DHCP, TCP, UDP


• Linear: Codes 39, Code128 A/B/C, UCC/ EAN-128, Interleaved2 of 5, UPC/EAN/JAN

and Codabar

• 2D Symbologies: PDF417

• Optional characters:

Simplified & Traditional Chinese, Hebrew, Arabic, Polish, Greek, Cyrillic

• Graphics:

Supports 8-bit graphic printing, custom font, logo downloading

• Standard fonts;

– ASCII, International, PC Line draw

– 12CPI, 16CPI, 19CPI, 21CPI, 24CPI, 13CPI rotated


• Configuration Utility includes:

– Font Download

– Bluetooth® Set-up

– Wi-Fi Set-Up

– Communications Parameter set-up

– Printer Custom Attributes Set-up

– Logo Download

• Drivers:

– Windows, CE and Desktop

• Form Fiesta Page Printing Utility

• Bootloader for Uploading Firmware


• 802.11

• Integrated magnetic stripe card reader

Agency Approval

Contact sales representative for the most current approval list


• Printer*: 1 year (including platen roller and installed options)

• Printhead*: 1 year or 1,000,000 inches whichever comes first

• Contact sales representative for extended warranty options

* when used with approved supplies


Getting Started

User’s Guides and Manuals