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Datamax-O'Neil E4203

Direct thermal printer, 4 inch print width, 3 ips print speed, Serial and Parallel interfaces, 2MB DRAM, 1MB Flash, Thermal transfer cover

This part is replaced by J42-00-4J000U00.
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Datamax-O'Neil E4203 Printer

The E4203 is a lightweight, space-saving line of thermal printers designed with leading edge technology for a multitude of label and tag printing applications. engineered for small size but packed with big features including an advanced 32-bit multi-tasking processor with two megabytes of memory, serial, parallel, and USB communication interfaces, and a three-button control panel. The E4203 are the most affordable entry-level printing solution available in the marketplace today.

Full specifications (PDF)

Manufacturer part number: J12-00-4J000U00

Technical Information

  • Print Method:
    • Direct Thermal
    • Thermal Transfer (TT)
    • Direct Thermal (DT)
  • Print Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Print Speed: 3 ips
  • Interfaces: 1 x USB
  • Maximum Print Width: 4.1"
  • Maximum Label Width: 4.3"
  • Maximum Label Length: 24"
  • Media Sensor:
    • Reflective
    • See Through
  • Power Supply: External Not Included
  • RAM Memory: 2MB
  • Flash Memory: 1MB
  • Mobile Printer: No

General Information

Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions:
    • 7.05" (179.07mm) x 8.77" (222.76mm) x 10" (254mm)
    • 7.05" (179.07mm) x 8.77" (222.76mm) x x 10" (254mm)
  • Weight: 2.4 kg (5.29 lb)

Included Features

  • Included Features: Media Sensing

Agency Approvals

  • Agency Approvals:
    • UL
    • Canadian
    • European
    • CE
    • FCC Class A

Media Characteristics

  • Maximum Label Roll Diameter: 4"
  • Label Core Size: 1"
  • Ribbon Core Size: 0.5"


  • Package Contents:
    • E-4203 Label Printer
    • US Power Cord

Environmental Conditions

  • Temperature: 40°F (4°C) to 95°F (35°C) Operating