Zebra TLP - 3842

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The TLP 3842's 300 dpi print head is best for its crisp, high quality, clear printing especially for the purpose of the labeling applications which specifically needs the data like two-dimensional barcodes, fine text, or composite graphics. It delivers the data on a very small label, like laboratory phial labels, jewellery tags. The product itself enhances by the high-density 300 dpi print resolution. Zebra's 3842 is equipped with the serial, parallel, and USB interfaces which also provide a versatile connectivity and integration as well. It is consumed in a variety of applications such as prescription bottle labeling, electrical component, laboratory specimen labeling and mechanical part labeling.


Benefits

Print methods: Direct thermal (LP), thermal transfer (TLP)
Construction: High-impact, double-walled plastic enclosure
OpenACCESS™ design
Head-up sensor
Windows drivers (95, 98, Me, NT4.0, NT2000, XP)
Windows printer utilities
Zebra Printer Management


PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS


Resolution
300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
Memory
Standard: 512 KB SRAM; 1 MB Flash

Print width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum

Print length
11" (279 mm) with standard memory

Print speed
2" (51 mm)/sec

Media sensors
Transmissive
Reflective

MEDIA CHARACTERISTICS


Maximum label and liner width
4.25" (108 mm)
2.8" (71 mm) with Media Adapter Guides

Minimum label and liner width
1.00" (25.4 mm)
0.585" (15 mm) with Media Adapter Guides

Maximum label and liner length
11" (279 mm)

Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)

Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)

Media thickness
0.003" (.08 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)

Media types
(black-mark optional), black bar, black mark, continuous, continuous receipt, die-cut, fanfold, gap, notch, notch sensing, notched, perforated, receipt, roll-fed, tag, tag stock

RIBBON CHARACTERISTICS

Outside diameter
1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length
244' (74 m)
Ratio
1:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
Ribbon width
Recommended to be at least as wide as media
1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.3" (110 mm)
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink side out
ID Core
0.5" (12.7 mm)

OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Direct thermal

Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)

Operating humidity
10-90% non-condensing R.H.

Storage humidity
5-95% non-condensing R.H.

Electrical
Autoranging external power supply with C7 type connector
Output: 20 VDC, 2.5 A
Input: 100-200 VAC, 50-60 Hz

Agency approvals
  • UL
  • FCC 
  • VCCI/PSE 
  • C-TICK 
  • NOM 
  • CSA
  • CE
  • GOST-R
  • BSM

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Width
7.9" (201 mm)
Height
6.8" (173 mm)
Depth
9.75" (248 mm)
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
Shipping weight
5.8 lbs (2.6 kg)

RELATED PRODUCTS


Options
  • Cutter
  • Dispenser with label taken sensor
  • Asian Font Set
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
  • Parallel (Centronics)
  • USB

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

Core programming languages
EPL2

BAR CODES/SYMBOLOGIES

Linear
Code 39
Code 93
Codabar
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-A
UPC-E
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-13
EAN-8
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Postnet
Japanese Postnet
Plessey
German Post Code
RSS-14
MSI-3

2-dimensional
MaxiCode
MacroPDF417
QR Code (requires Asian version printer)
Data Matrix

Fonts and Graphics

  • Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x
  • Soft font storage in Flash memory
  • DOS Code Pages Supported: 437, 850, 851, 852, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862, 863, 865, 866, 869, 737
  • Windows Code Pages Supported: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257