News | February 17, 2020

BIXOLON Launches XD5-40d Direct Thermal Desktop Label Printer To The European Market

BIXOLON Introduces the First Model from its NEW Mid-Level Desktop Label Printing Range

BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today 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. Featuring a compact, clamshell design and comprehensive software features which are ideal for labelling applications within Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Retail and Healthcare.

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.

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. With the USB host port allowing the duplication of existing printer settings and data to another estate printers through its Twin Function. The XD5-40d is compatible with market leading programming languages including SLCS, BPL-Z and BPL-E. The printer is accompanied with comprehensive firmware and software options, including BIXOLON’s XPM™ web-based printer profile management, Simple Network Management Protocol (MIB file) and SoftAP & Smart Connection for easy Wi-Fi setup. Alongside compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist-II and BarTender.

“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,” cites Charlie Kim, Managing Director, BIXOLON Europe GmbH. “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.”

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