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Intermec PB42 Portable 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.
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PB42 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
PB42C0B100100P PB42, Direct thermal portable printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, 2"/sec speed, Bluetooth interface Ships Free Today $747.03
Retail $1250
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PB42C0B100101V PB42, Portable Printer (Bluetooth, US/Canada and Vehicle Mount) Ships Free Today $623.52
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PB42C0B110101V PB42, Printer, Portable Bluetooth EURO VM Check Availability Call for Details
PB42C0B110100P PB42, Portable Printer (Bluetooth, MSR, Class 1, EMEA and Two Batteries) Check Availability Call for Details
PB42B0B110100P PB42, Printer, Portable, 4", Thermal, Bluetooth Check Availability Call for Details
PB42A0B1UNI-10101V PB42, Vehicle Mounted Portable Thermal Printer, 4" print width, Bluetooth Check Availability Call for Details
PB42A0B1UNI-10100P PB42, Portable Thermal Printer, 4" print width, Bluetooth Check Availability Call for Details

Intermec PB42 Details

Thermal receipt printing

Physical Characteristics
Depth: 3.1 inches (7.87 cm)
Height: 7.1 inches (18.03 cm)
Width: 6.62 inches (16.82 cm)
Weight: 3.0 lb (1.36 kg) w/ 2 battery packs and full roll receipt paper
Drop test: 4 ft to concrete

Print Specifications
Print Width: 4.1 inch (104 mm)
Element Size: 0.0049 inch (0.125mm)
Minimum graphical element: 0.010 inch (0.254 mm)

Print Speed
2 ips (50 mm/sec)

Print Resolution
203 DPI (8 dots/mm)

Max. Width: 4.4 inch (111.8 mm)
Thickness: 0.002 to .0044 inch (0.05 to 0.112 mm)
Tracking: Center
Style: Roll-fed or fanfold
Label Roll max diameter: 2.65 inches (67 mm)
Label Roll Core ID: 0.75 inch (19.05 mm)
Media Type: Receipt paper

Standard Interface

  • Serial RS-232 (115 kbps)
  • USB v.1.1
  • Class 1 Bluetooth®

Optional Interface

  • Class 1 BlueTooth® - range up to 100 m (328 feet)

Character Sets

  • West European or Latin No. 1 and 9 for the following languages: Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norweigian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
  • East European or Latin No. 2 for the following languages: Albanian, Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Rumanian, Serbocroation, Slovak, and Slovene.
  • Cyrillic for the following languages: Bulgarian,Byelorussian, English, Macedonian, Russian, Serbocroation, and Ukrainian.
  • Arabic
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • U.S. standard
  • Europe multilingual
  • Code Page requirements for Far East 
    - Thai extended
    - Simplified Chinese (GB2312)
    - Traditional Chinese (Big5)
     - Japanese
  • Korean_Wansung

Font types
40 column, normal, bold, 80 column, normal, bold, 132 column, normal, bold

Standard Memory

  • 16 MB SDRAM
  • 4 MB Flash

LED Indicators

  • Intermec Ready-to-Work Indicator – Blue light
  • Radio –Green Flashing
  • Battery – Green/Red

Power Supply
AC Adapter: 50 Watt
Voltage Range: 12 V ± 5%.
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery : 7.2V, 2.4A-H. Each printer ships standard with two batteries (batteries do not ship with vehicle mount option).

Operating Environment
Operating: -20°C (-4°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Non-operating: -30°C (-22°F) to 70°C (158°F)
Battery Charging: 0°C (32°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Relative Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing

Regulatory Approvals
North America UL and cUL Listed, UL 60950; Europe TÜV Rheinland GS Licensed, EN 60950; Mexico NYCE CERTIFIED, NOM 19; Other Countries EN 60950 CB

EMC Approvals
USA FCC Title 47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class B; Europe EMC Directive (EN 55022 Class B + EN 55024); CISPR22

The Intermec PB42 is also known as the Intermec Technologies PB42 .