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Intermec PB42

Direct thermal portable printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, 2"/sec speed, Bluetooth interface


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Intermec PB42 Printer

The unique Intermec design of the PB42 portable receipt printer ensures ease of use. Special design features include sharing of battery design with the CK60 mobile computer, simple receipt paper installation, high visibility buttons and indicators to show when the printer is within radio range or when the lithium ion batteries are getting low. Media windows conveniently show media status and standard belt clip and hand strap also add to the convenience of operation. Intermec's PB42 printer is ideal for use worldwide and had widely recognized international logo indicators on the buttons and multiple language character sets. The PB42 is ideal for streamlining processes and route deliveries in DSD, field service and home utility industries worldwide.

Full specifications (PDF)

Manufacturer part number: PB42C0B100100P

Technical Information

  • Maximum Mono Print Speed: 2 in/s
  • Maximum Print Resolution: 203 dpi
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Maximum Print Width: 4.10"
  • Recommended Use: Receipt Print

General Information

  • Product Type: Direct Thermal Printer
  • Brand Name: Intermec
  • Manufacturer: Intermec Technologies Corporation
  • Product Model: PB42
  • Product Name: PB42 Network Thermal Receipt Printer

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 7.1"
  • Width: 6.6"
  • Depth: 3.1"
  • Form Factor: Portable


  • USB: Yes
  • Serial Port: Yes


  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Package Contents:
    • PB42 Thermal Network Thermal Receipt Printer
    • 2 x Batteries
    • PB42 Thermal Network Thermal Receipt Printer
    • 2 x Batteries
  • Additional Information:
    • Frontloading batteries
    • Simple paper installation
    • Drop test: 4 ft to concrete
    • High visibility buttons and indicators
    • Dual high capacity Lithium Ion batteries
    • Intermec SmartSystems Device Management

Media Types & Handling

  • Maximum Label Width: 4.40"
  • Media Type:
    • Roll Fed
    • Fanfold
    • Receipt
  • Media Thickness: 4.40 mil
  • Label Core Size: 0.75"
  • Maximum Roll Diameter: 2.65"


  • Standard Memory: 16 MB
  • Memory Technology: SDRAM
  • Flash Memory: 4 MB

Battery Information

  • Number of Batteries Supported: 2
  • Battery Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)


  • Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Network & Communication

  • Bluetooth: Yes