Datamax E-Class Mark III Printer

Features

• Easy Loading – The horizontal split cabinet with a rear hinge allows for easy ribbon and label loading.

• Rugged Construction – Double wall construction and concentric hinges provide rugged structural integrity.

• Wrap around media window – Allows operator to visually verify the media level without interrupting the printing operation.

• Safe from spills –The sealed user interface panel is sealed to prevent liquids and debris from damaging the sensitive user controls.

• Lowered Ribbon Costs – Larger one-inch core standardized ribbons cost less than the The E-Class Mark III is a family of compact desktop thermal printers that are designed for a wide variety of industries and applications that require a reliable and cost effective barcode printer typical smaller desktop ribbons.

• Large Media Roll – Reduce interruptions and increase up time with larger media capacity on the Professional + model.

• Internal Fan Fold Stack – Protects media from the environment and eliminates curl on the Professional + model.

• Easy Serviceability – No tools or experience required to replace the most critical parts, the printhead and platen roller.

• Large Graphical Display – Allows for quick and easy changes and provides visual status indication (Professional models only).

• Optional Wireless – 802.11 a/b/g and Bluetooth communication makes it easy to share, manage, and place printers where you need them (Professional models only).

The E-Class Mark III is a family of compact desktop thermal printers that are designed for a wide variety of industries and applications that require a reliable and cost effective barcode printer. Datamax-O’Neil applied its industrial printer expertise to provide customers with an entry level printer that has the features and reliability normally found in more expensive printers. The E-Class Mark III is affordable to own, easy to use and economical to operate. We’ve made the E-Class Mark III easy to use with quick loading media and an interactive LCD screen. Users will also notice a substantial reduction in their daily operational costs thanks to the E-Class Mark III’s larger media and ribbon roll capacity. The E-Class Mark III is one of the best values on the market. It is competitively priced with a proven design and reliable performance that will continue to operate long after other printers have failed. Why pay for features you don’t need? The E-Class is available in four distinct models that offer the features necessary to meet the broadest range of customer requirements. A breakdown of features for each model is provided in the table on the next page.

Print Technology

• Printer type:

– Direct thermal

– Optional thermal transfer

• Print length range:

– 0.375” – 99” (9.5mm – 2514mm)

• Resolution:

– 203 dpi (8 dots/mm) Optional 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)

Physical Characteristic

• Color:

– Pantone® warm gray

• Operating temperature:

40°F to 95°F (4°C to 35°C)

• Construction:

– Split case with rear concentric hinge

– Double walled high strength thermoplastic

– Clear wrap around media window

• Power source:

Auto-ranging power converter

Integration

• Communication Ports:

• 802.11 a/b/g:

– Network standard: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g

– Wireless access modes: Infrastructure and ad-hoc Security Protocols:

– Network support: DHCP, TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, BOOTP

• Software:

– DMX Config: Printer configuration tool

– DMX Net Manager: Networked printer management tool

– Embedded Configurator: Resident printer

configuration tool

– Drivers: Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® NT

• Firmware:

– Updates: Available online

– Universal Printer Command Language Support:

PL-Z (Zebra®) PL-B (Boca)

PL-I (Intermec®) PL-E (Eltron®)

Barcodes/Fonts/Graphics

• Barcodes:

– Linear: Code 3 of 9, UPC-A, UPC-E, Interleaved 2 of 5 (I 2 of 5), Code 128,

EAN-13, EAN-8, HBIC, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5 with a module 10 checksum,

Plessey, Interleaved 2 of 5 with a module 10 checksum & shipping bearer bars, 2 digit

UPC addendum, 5 digit UPC addendum, Code 93, Postnet, UCC/EAN Code 128,

K-Mart NON EDI barcode, Telepen

– 2D Symbologies: UPS MaxiCode, FIM, PDF-417, DataMatrix, QR Code, Aztec,

Code 128 with auto Subset Switching, GS1 Databar (replaced RSS), TCIF Linked Bar

Code 3 of 9 (TLC39), MicroPDF 417

• Resident fonts:

– Ten alphanumeric fonts from 0.08” to 0.25” (2mm to 6mm) including OCR-A, OCR-B,

CG Triumvirate™ smooth font from AGFA®

• Downloadable font types:

– True-Type, AGFA® Intellifont™, Bitmap

• Character set:

– Modified IBM® Code Page 850; includes characters for English and most European,

Scandinavian and Spanish speaking countries.

– 50 Resident code pages

• Font expansion/rotation:

– All fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 24x; fonts and graphics

can be printed in four directions: 0°, 90°, 180° and 270°s

• Graphics supported:

– .PCX, .BMP, .IMG format files

• Reversible field/mirror image:

– Any font or graphic field can be printed as a normal or reverse image

Agency Approval

Contact sales representative for the most current approval list

Warranty

• 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

Media

• Media type:

– Continuous roll or fan-folded

– Wound in or out label or tag rolls

– Fan-folded internal (Professional+)

– Inter-form perforations for easy tearing

– Gap, bar, notch, hole indexing feature

• Media width range:

– 0.75” – 4.40” (19.0mm – 111.76mm)

• Media thickness range:

– 0.0025” – 0.01” (0.0635mm – 0.254mm)

• Media sensing:

– Fixed position (Basic) or positional (Advanced & Professional models) adjustable sensors capable of gap between labels, black bar on back, and notch or hole sensing

• Label backfeed:

– For use with optional cutter or tear off operation

• Ribbon:

– Coated side in or coated side out (CSI/CSO)

– Width range: 1.0 ” – 4.3” (25 – 109mm)

– Ribbon core: 0.5” – 1.0” (13 – 25mm)

– Ribbon take-up core [diameter x length]:

0.5” x 4.3” (13 x 109mm); 1.0” x 1.0” – 4.3” (25mm x 25 -109mm)

Accessories

• Battery pack (not available for Pro+)

• External rewinder

• Power supply case

• Auto Loading Chute (not available for Pro+)

• Power supply cabinet (not available for Pro+)

• External media (large roll) holder

Options

• Thermal transfer (includes 1” ribbon adaptors)

• High resolution (300 dpi)

• Wireless LAN (Professional models only)

• Bluetooth® v2.0 (Professional models only)

• Label (peeler) Dispenser w/Sensor field

• Cutter w/Sensor field (Not available on Basic)

Getting Started

User’s Guides and Manuals