Global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, Bixolon announced the launch of the XD5-40d, its 4-inch (118mm) mid-level direct thermal desktop barcode and label printer from its NEW XD5 labelling range.

Available as XD5-40d (203dpi) and XD5-43d (300dpi) resolution options, the XD5-40d’s standard model (XD5-40d) offers quick data processing and print speeds of up to 7 ips (178mm/sec), with enhanced memory space of up to 256MB SDRAM and 256MB Flash. 

Accompanied with a field installable peeler, auto cutter and an external paper supply, the label printer offers an optional visual LCD display, adjustable paper guide plus holder and space for a media roll diameter of up to 127mm. Complemented by its Smart Media Detection for the automatic media detection of Gap, Black Mark, continuous or notch media formats, all back with a 2-year warranty as standard.  

“The launch of the XD5 mid-label printer range signifies Bixolon’s ongoing commitment to providing a growing range of label printing solutions fit for function,” said Charlie Kim, managing director, Bixolon Europe. “The XD5-40d is packed with key features and complemented with industry leading firmware and software add-ons to provide users with printing flexibility for a range of applications.”

Supporting multiple connectivity options, the XD5-40d comes with dual USB2.0 and USB Host as standard, plus optional, 802.11a/b/g/n Dual-WLAN, MFi Certified Dual-Bluetooth (Classic + LE), Serial or Ethernet. The XD5-40d is compatible with market leading programming languages including SLCS™, BPL-Z™ and BPL-E.