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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

Intermec's PB42 four-inch wireless portable receipt printer is designed to improve direct store delivery (DSD), Field Service, and Home Utility applications. The PB42 printer interfaces seamlessly with the CK60 and 700 Intermec handheld computers and features easy "drop-in" charging and front loading batteries that can be changed with just one hand. Daily route activities are easily entered and tracked via a mobile computer throughout a workers shift. Receipts are immediately provided to the customer for prompt payment or to eliminate duplicated billing efforts.

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