Intermec PC23d / PC43d / PC43t Desktop Printer
Intermec PC23d / PC43d / PC43t Desktop Printer Specifications
The compact PC series includes both Direct Thermal (PC23d & PC43d) or Thermal Transfer (PC43t) printers designed for self-adhesive labels, nonadhesive tags, linerless, floodcoat, or continuous paper strip roll.
Real-time Clock: Standard (LCD)
Adjustable Gap Sensor: Standard (LCD)
Maximum Label Width:
PC43: 118 mm (4.65 in); PC23d: 60 mm (2.36 in)
Maximum Label Length:
Standard: 203 dpi – 1727 mm (68 in) 300 dpi – 900 mm (35 in)
Print Direction: Prints text, bar codes and graphics in all four directions
Print Resolution: 8 dots/mm (203 dpi) or 12 dots/mm (300 dpi)
PC43: 203 dpi – max. 104 mm (4.1 in); 300 dpi – max. 106 mm (4.2 in)
PC23d: 203 dpi – max. 56 mm (2.2 in); 300 dpi – max. 54 mm (2.1 in)
Selectable up to 8 ips (203.2 mm/sec) for 203 dpi;
6 ips (152.4 mm/sec) for 300dpi
Label Roll –
Maximum Diameter: 127 mm (5 in)
Core Diameter: Min. 25.4 mm (1 in)
Max. 38.1 mm (1.5 in)
PC43: Max. 118 mm (4.7 in), Min. 19 mm (.75 in)
PC23d: Max 60 mm (2.36 in), Min 15 mm (.59 in)
Label Length: Min. 6.35 mm (.25 in)
Labels: A wide selection of stock and custom size labels are available from Intermec Media.
Ribbon Roll – PC43t accepts both 0.5” or 1.0” core
Core: 0.5” ID (12.7mm ID) or 1.0” ID (26 mm ID) with notches
Min width: 1.0” – ribbon only, core width must be 111 mm (4.37 in)
Max width: 110 mm (4.3 in)
0.5”: 91 m (3,588 in)
1.0”: 300 m (11,811 in)
Thickness (includes liner): 0.06 mm (0.003 in) to 0.15 (0.006 in)
Optional thick media spring kit for media up to 0.20 mm (0.008 in)
Ribbons: A wide selection of widths and formulations available.
Connect to Print™
The printer comes with all included: software, drivers, USB cable, power adapter, power cord, a handy QuickGuide to facilitate getting started, and a Printer Companion CD with label design program, Windows™ driver, configuration software and documentation.
Printer Command Languages:
IPL, Fingerprint|Direct Protocol, ZSim (ZPLII Simulation), ESim (EPL2 Simulation), DSim (DPL Simulation), XML-enabled printing for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS
InterDriver™ Windows® printer driver
BarTender Ultralite for Intermec label design and print package PrintSet 5 for printer configuration, firmware upgrade and file download
Character Sets: English and Extended Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Baltic, Baltic RIM, Vietnamese, Thai and more with Monotype™ Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) and WorldType Layout Engine (WTLE).
Resident Fonts: Century Schoolbook, CG Times, CG Times Bold, Letter Gothic, Andale Mono, Andale Mono Bold, Univers, Univers Bold, Univers Condensed Bold, Univers Extra Condensed, OCR-A, OCR-B.
Optional: Support for downloading TrueType and TrueType-based OpenType fonts and user-defined fonts.
LCD Display Language
Standard: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Optional: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Native support for BMP, GIF, PCX and PNG graphics formats.
Bar Code Symbologies
All major 1-dimensional bar code symbologies are available, plus 2-dimensional and composite codes: Aztec, Code 16K, Code 49, Data Matrix, Dot Code,
EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN.UCC 128, Grid Matrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128, MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14 (variations)
Environment (printing): +5° to +40°C (+40° to +104°F)
Humidity (printing): 10–80% RH non-condensing
Materials: Disinfectant resistant plastic case will not be damaged when cleaned with the following chemicals:The following is a list of chemical disinfectants and cleaning solutions that have been successfully tested on the printers. Cleaning these printers by using a wipe or cloth dampened by any of the disinfectants or cleaning solutions below will not cause damage to the printer case or media window.
Chemical Disinfectants Brand
Sodium Hypochlorite 6% Multiple suppliers
Ammonium Chloride 10% Multiple suppliers
SANI-CLOTH HB PDI
SANI-CLOTH PLUS PDI
Cavi Wipes Metrex
Super HDQL 10 Spartan
Cloro-Wipe Towelette Surgipath
70% Isopropyl Alcohol Multiple suppliers
Alcohol Prep Pads PDI, others
Ethylene Glycol Multiple Suppliers
Screen Cleaner Multiple Suppliers
Tuffie Wipes Vernacare
Separate power supply –Input: 100–240 V AC/50–60 Hz, 1.5 AOutput: 24 V DC, 2.5 A Energy Star Compliant
Smart Battery unit accessory (PC43d only)
Standard: 128 MB Flash, 128 MB RAM (DDR2)
Optional: Up to 32 GB via user USB thumbdrive
Standard: USB Device Type B connector v.2.0 high speed, USB Host Type A connector v.2.0 high speedField Installable: Ethernet 10/100 Mbps module, Dual radio module (802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth® V2.1), USB to Serial adapter (RS-232), USB to Parallel adapter
Serial Flow Control: XON/XOFF, RTS/CTS (DTR/DSR)Wireless Prototocol: WEP static (64/128bits), WPA, WPA2, WEP dynamic, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, LEAP, EAP-FAST, EAP-TLS, WiFi certified.
CE, FCC Class A, cULus, UL, GS, TUVGS, BSMI, D Mark, cUL, CCC (China), KCC (South Korea), C-TICK (Australia/NZ)
Factory Installed Options
13.56 MHz HF RFID ISO 15693 (PC23d), UHF RFID (PC43)
User Installable Accessories/Upgrades
Label Dispenser with LTS, Cutter Unit with LTS (PC43d & PC43t) user settable partial or full cut, Front Label Tray (PC43d & PC43t), 300 dpi, Smart Battery Unit (PC43d), Linerless (PC43d & PC43t), Power Adapter Tray (PC43d), Media Cover Lock Bracket
No tools required to replace printhead and platen roller, user accessible odometer
• 2.36 in color LCD 640 x 480 resolution in 10 languages, 8 buttons and ready-to-work LED
• Graphical back-lit Icons (cover open, paper out, ribbon out (PC43t), general error, maintenance, pause, thermal printhead too hot, data status, wireless status (if installed), Bluetooth® status (if installed), ready-to-work LED and one Print/Feed button
• User configurable audio sounds with volume levels.
Healthcare: Epic (Validated), McKesson (Certified), Sunquest (Validated)
North America: UL and cUL Listed, UL 60950-1Europe: D Mark, EN 60950-1; CE markedMexico: NYCE Certified, NOM 19Other Countries: IEC 60950-1
USA FCC Title 47, Part 15, Subpart A, Class B; EuropeEMC Directive (EN55022 Class B + EN55024) ; CISPR22
One year; additional Medallion service packages available
User’s Guides and Manuals