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  M-4206
 
M CLASS™  
The Mid-Range Printer

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Call:   800-228-3606

 


M-Class Barcode Printer Options
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M-4206 Features

 


 
 

FEATURE

FUNCTION

BENEFIT

     

Die-cast aluminum frame

Precision die-cast aluminum frame designed for durability and flexible configuration
 

Light weight design allows for low total cost of ownership.

Supplies loading diagram embossed into the frame
 

Makes loading intuitive. No operator’s manual required.

No diagram of the paper path to lose.

Unique collapsible ribbon hub
 

Designed for simple loading and unloading of ribbons.

No cores to lose, time to load and
unload ribbon reduced.
 

(M4206) 3 button/3 LED control panel

A combination of 3 control buttons and 3 LED status lights.

Provide a wide range of user configurability and device status indications.
 

(M-4208 & M-4306) Front 5 button 2 line, 20 character LCD display
 

Configure the printer and change how the printer operates.

All configurations take place via the intuitive front menu. No complicated dipswitches.

Cantilever printhead mechanism

Printhead mechanism is hinged to provide wide-open access.
 

Easier to load ribbon and media, easier
to clean printhead for longer life.

Flash memory

DPL and printer firmware can be upgraded or enhanced without the need for modifications to the printer or electronics.
 

Easier to remain current. Updates
can be made to the printer without the need for replacing EPROMS.

Windows printer driver

Windows applications have the ability to use the M-CLASS as a Windows printer.
 

End-users can choose which application software to use with the M-CLASS.

DPL

Utilizes the Datamax Printer Language.

Many existing applications support Datamax Printer Language.
 

Field installable options

Cutter, Peel and Present, and Present Sensor simply plug into the front of the printer.

Not necessary to "disassemble" the
printer just to add options. Patent pending option installation automatically adjusts present distance
.

USB, Serial, and parallel communications

Industry standard USB, RS-232C serial, and Centronics IEEE 1284 parallel ports included for host communication.

Off-the-shelf communications
cables can be used to provide printer/host connection.
 

Clean electronics side

Designed for quality - no belts to wear out, no springs and cables crossing each other.

Printer is designed for reliability and serviceability throughout.
 

Split ribbon supply hub

Ribbon supply hub is split, allowing the proper back tension for all sizes of ribbons.

Provides even tension to give smooth, wrinkle free, ribbon operation and prevent ribbon breakage.
 

Improved fanfold capability

Printhead mechanism is designed to easily accept fanfold media.

Fanfold media feeds through back
or bottom of printer, works right every time.
 

All popular linear and 2D bar code symbologies

Industry standard linear and 2D bar code symbologies are included.

Commonly-used bar code symbologies are available and do not need to be added.
 

Color coded component cues

Components that can be touched, moved or adjusted are green and easily recognizable.

Reduces operator training time.
More intuitive. Novice users are less fearful of printer operations.

 

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