Datamax E-Class Mark III Printer

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Datamax E-Class Mark III Printer Features

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.

Datamax E-Class Mark III Printer Specifications

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


• 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:

– 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


• 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 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)


• 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


• 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