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Intermec PB41 Portable Printer

Intermec PB 51 A newer version of this item is available.
It is replaced by the Intermec PB 51.
The Intermec PB41 direct thermal printer is the right choice for deliveries, field technicians, service personnel and anyone who requires mobility and performance from their printer. The lightweight and compact design of the PB41 is ideal for vehicle mounting or hand carrying. This printer is built to withstand the rugged conditions it will be exposed to on the road. The resilient high-density polyethylene case is virtually indestructible withstanding multiple four foot drops to concrete. The PB41 printer operates via vehicle mount or battery operation and has both standard Bluetooth and 802.11b options.
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PB41 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
PB41B0B240 PB41, B Direct thermal Printer (with Bluetooth, and 2 Batteries - Requires CR) Check Availability Call for Details
PB41A27040 PB41, Direct thermal, 203 dpi, 2.5 ips, 4" width and 802.11b wireless and Bluetooth interfaces Check Availability Call for Details
PB41A0B240 PB41, Direct thermal, 203 dpi, 2.5 ips, 4" width and Bluetooth interface Check Availability Call for Details

Intermec PB41 Details

Direct Thermal receipt printing

Physical Characteristics
Length:  7.37 in (18.72 cm)
Height: 6.82 in (17.32 cm)
Width:  2.67 in (6.78 cm)
Weight: 39.6 oz (1122.6 g) (incl. batteries / paper roll)
Drop Spec: 4 feet (1.2 m)

Print Specifications
Max. Print Width:     4.09 in (104 mm)
Max. Print Length:     120 feet is average roll size

Print Speed
Selectable print speeds up to 2.5 ips (63.5 mm)

Print Resolution
8 dots/mm (203.2 dpi)

Media Specifications
Style:   Roll-feed continuous receipt or label
Type:  Direct thermal paper and labels. 
Max. Paper Width:  4.41 in (112.0 mm)
Roll Capacity: Thermal Paper: 1,716 in (43.5 m)


  • RS-232 Serial – up to 115.2k baud
  • Wireless LAN – Cisco Aironet 350 Series PC Card (PCMCIA)
    • Frequency band: 2.4 to 2.4897 GHz
    • Data rates supported: 1, 2, 5.5, and 11Mbps
    • Network Standard: IEEE 802.11b
    • Network Architecture Types:  Infrastructure and ad hoc
    • Wireless Medium: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
  • Personal Area Network – Integrated Bluetooth Module
    • Network Environment: Ad hoc
    • Protocol: Support s version 1.1 of the Bluetooth standard (SIG certification pending)

Battery Type: 7.2 V Lithium Ion 2200 mAh (two batteries for a total of 4,400 mAh) 
DC Input:  12-15V, built-in spike and surge protection
Battery Life:  Dependent on usage:

  • Bluetooth – prints 4,250 inches on a single battery charge
  • 802.11b – Prints 3,864 inches on a single battery charge

Recharging:  2-3 hours from AC adapter or cigarette lighter adapter

Bar code Symbologies
Prints 1D and 2D bar codes

5.5 CPI; 7.2 CPI; 10.2 CPI; 10.7 CPI; 18.5 CPI; 20.4 CPI; 22.6 CPI
Unicode subset including Thai and Latin

Supports storage and one time transient use of graphics and logos in flash memory. 

Flash – 8 Mbit
RAM – 4 Mbit

Operating Temperature:  -20° C to 50° C (-4° F to 122° F)
Storage Temperature:  -40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)
Charging Temperature:  5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F)
Humidity:  10% to 90% (non condensing)
ESD Protection:  8 kV Air, 4 kV Contact

Regulatory Approvals
FCC B, CE, C-Tick, E-Mark

The Intermec PB41 is also known as the Intermec Technologies PB41 .