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Citizen CMP-20

Mobile thermal printing, 2 inch width, 80 mm/sec speed, 203 dpi, Serial and USB interfaces

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Citizen CMP-20 Portable Printer

The Citizen CMP-20 two-inch portable printer is designed to be simple to use and easy to operate. This, combined with the durable, strong plastic case able to take the occasional knock, means the CMP-20 just keeps running and running. The CMP-20 is able to accept larger-diameter media rolls, allowing for long print runs before changing the media. Furthermore, the CMP-20 comes equipped with high capacity batteries, providing users with day-long printing capabilities.

Full specifications (PDF)

Manufacturer part number: CMP-20U

Technical Information

  • Maximum Mono Print Speed: 3.90 in/s
  • Maximum Print Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Number of Columns: 42
  • Maximum Print Width: 1.88"
  • Recommended Use: Label Print

General Information

  • Product Type: Direct Thermal Printer
  • Brand Name: Citizen
  • Manufacturer: Citizen Micro HumanTech
  • Product Model: CMP-20
  • Product Name: CMP-20 Label Printer

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 2.3"
  • Width: 3.8"
  • Depth: 5.4"
  • Form Factor: Portable
  • Weight (Approximate): 1 lb


  • USB: Yes
  • Serial Port: Yes


  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
  • Platform Supported: PC

Media Types & Handling

  • Maximum Label Width: 3.15"
  • Media Sensor: Out Of Paper Sensor
  • Maximum Roll Diameter: 2.20"

Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 7.4 V DC
  • Power Source: Battery

Battery Information

  • Battery Rechargeable: Yes
  • Battery Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)

Fonts & Emulation

  • Language Emulation: ESC/POS