TSC ALPHA 4L

  • Print Speed: up to 4 inches per second

  • RRP: £866.95 EX VAT

  • * Please note that the RRP is a guide price only. Discount levels & exchange rates may affect this price.
  • TSC Alpha 4L – Loading the media

  • TSC Alpha 4L – Loading media in peel-off mode

A rugged and reliable Mobile Printer which Delivers Your Labels Wherever Your Need.

  • Overview
  • Specification
  • Applications
  • Additional Extras

TSC Auto ID built its reputation on building the most rugged and reliable thermal label desktop printers. They have now used that engineering and manufacturing expertise to design one of the industry’s best reliable and rugged portable label printer – the Alpha 4L

• TSC Designed & Manufactured
• IP54-rated protective case to resist dust and water
• Plastic design with rubber over-mold construction that withstands 1.5 m (5 ft) drop and endure 1.8 m (6 ft) drop with its protective case
• Ready for EPL, ZPL, or CPCL environments, TSC Droid APP & SDK. WinCE APP & SDK, iOS SDK
• Wired & wireless communication interfaces: USB 2.0, RS-232, Bluetooth, and 802.11 b/g/n
• High capacity 5800 mAh rechargeable Li-ion batteries
• Large paper capacity to reduce the frequency of changing paper roll
• Linerless ready
• High-speed processor and extensive memory for fast print speeds of up to 102 mm (4”) per second

Printer Specifications:

• Print Method: Direct Thermal
• Resolution: 8 dots/mm (203 DPI)
• Max. Print Speed: 102 mm (4”)/second or 2, 3 ips for peeler mode
• Max. Print Width: 104 mm (4.09”)
• Max. Print Length: 2,286mm (90“)
• Processor: 32-bit RISC CPU
• Memory: 16 MB Flash memory / 32 MB SDRAM / microSD card reader for Flash memory expansion, up to 4 GB
• Sensors: Black mark reflective sensor / Transmissive gap sensor / Peel sensor / Head open sensor
• Printer Language: TSPL-EZTM (Compatible to EPL, ZPL, ZPL II) or CPCL emulation

Media Specifications:

• Media Type: Die cut, black mark, receipt, fan-fold, linerless, continuous (outside wound)
• Media Width: 50.8 ~ 112 mm (2.0” ~ 4.4”)
• Media Thickness: 0.055 ~ 0.165 mm (2.2 ~ 6.5 mil)
• Media Core Diameter: 12.7 ~ 25.4 mm (0.5” ~ 1”)

Max. Roll Capacity:

• 67.3 mm (2.65”) OD

Label Length:

• 12.7 ~ 2,286 mm (0.5” ~ 90”)
• 25.4 ~ 152.4 mm (1” ~ 6”) for peeler mode

Internal Fonts:

• 8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts
• Monotype Imaging® true type font engine with one CG Triumvirate Bold Con-densed scalable font

Barcodes:

• 1D bar code: Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code128UCC, Code128 subsets A.B.C, Codabar, Interleave 2 of 5, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN14, EAN128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN and UPC 2(5) digits, MSI, PLESSEY, POSTNET, China Post, ITF14, TELPEN, PLANET, Deutsche Post Identcode, Deutsche Post Leitcode, LOGMARS
• 2D bar code: Code 49, PDF-417, MicroPDF417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR code, Aztec, CODABLOCK F mode, GS1 Databar

Interface:

• USB 2.0
• Bluetooth
• 802.11 b/g/n Wireless (factory option)
• RS-232 (user option)

Operation Switch, Button:

• 2 buttons (Power, Feed) & 6 LED indicators (Printer, Battery, Wireless status) – standard
• 4 buttons (Power, Feed, Menu, Info) & 2 LED indicators (Power, Error) & 2” LCD display, 128 x 64 pixel w/backlight – factory option

Power:

• 7.2V DC, 5800 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery

Sensors:

• Black mark reflective sensor
• Transmissive gap sensor
• Peel sensor
• Head open sensor

Real Time Clock:

• Standard

Environment Condition:

• Operation: -10 ~ 50 °C (14 ~ 122 °F), 10 ~ 90% non-condensing
• Storage: -40 ~ 60 °C (-40 ~ 140 °F), 10 ~ 90% non-condensing

Safety Regulation:

• FCC , CE , CB , CCC, TUV, SRRC

Environmental Concern:

• Comply with RoHS, WEEE

IP Rating:

• IP54 (w/case)

Drop Specification:

• 1.5 m (5 ft)
• 1.8 m (6 ft) (w/ IP54-rated protective case)

Accessories:

• Windows labeling software CD disk
• Quick start guide
• Belt Clip
• Li-ion battery
• Power adapter
*SDK for iOS (iPhone & iPad), Android 2.2 or higher, WinCE/WM 6.0/6.1pro can be downloaded from website.

Physical Characteristics:

• Enclosure: Plastic with rubber over molded
• Width: 160mm / 6.30″
• Height: 191.6mm / 7.54″
• Depth: 79mm /3.11″
• Weight: 1.1 kg (2.43 lbs) – including battery

User Options:

• USB to RS-232 converter cable
• USB cable
• Li-ion battery
• IP54-rated environmental case
• Shoulder strap
• Charging station 1 cell or 4 cells (with changeable power connector)
• Vehicle power adapter

Factory Options:

• 802.11 b/g/n Wireless network
• 2” LCD display, 128 x 64 pixel w/white LED backlight
• Black mark reflective sensor position (default center, right, or left side)
• Linerless kit

Printer Options:

Alpha 4L Printer (with Bluetooth & LCD) – £892
Alpha 4L Printer (with Wifi)- £992
Alpha 4L Printer (with Wifi & LCD)- £1,050

Optional Printer Extra’s:

IP54 Protective case with strap – £63
Car Charger – £32
Li-ion Battery – £121
Belt Strap – £19

Printheads:

203dpi – £108*

*All prices are the manufacturer’s list price excluding VAT. These are subject to change without notice due to exchange rate fluctuations.
Reseller discounts vary by brand. Refer to the latest TPS price list for your current reseller prices. All specifications shown are subject to change without notice.

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