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Zebra TLP2844 Printer

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It is replaced by the Zebra GC 420t.
The TLP2844 direct thermal and TLP2844 thermal transfer desktop label printers expand Zebra's 28-Series product family offering 4-inch print-width capability. These models provide a sturdy double-walled case design and come equipped with a new-generation of controller board motor and power supply that drive the TLP2844's at a print speed of 4 inches per second! An improved print head provides 203dpi resolution with enhanced print quality and the choice of direct thermal or thermal transfer printing technology ensures greater flexibility in supporting a broad variety of labeling applications.
TLP2844 Options
Part # DescriptionAvailabilityPriceOrder
2844-10402-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, Cutter, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10401-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, Dispenser, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10400-0031 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10400-0011 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, Expanded Memory, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10400-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10301-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Dispenser, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10300-0031 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Real-time clock, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10300-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, and US power cord. Order cables separately. See Replacement Call for Details
2844-10400-0021 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, Real-time clock, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details
2844-10302-0031 TLP 2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Cutter, Expanded Memory, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details
2844-10302-0001 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Cutter, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details
2844-10301-0031 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Dispenser, Real-time clock, Expanded Memory, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details
2844-10300-0021 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Real-time clock, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details
2844-10300-0011 TLP2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Expanded Memory, and US power cord. Order cables separately. Check Availability Call for Details

Zebra TLP2844 Details

Overview

The thermal transfer TLP 2844 bar code label printer is ideal for applications requiring a space-saving, desktop-size, 4.09" (104 mm) printer. This user-friendly printer delivers optimal performance in today's on-demand desktop labeling applications. The TLP 2844 has a sturdy construction with a double-walled ABS casing.

The TLP 2844 integrates easily into a variety of printing applications, including shipping and receiving, warehouse shelf labeling and inventory control, hospitals, healthcare, and medical laboratories, transportation and logistics, and e-commerce postage. Serial, parallel, and USB interfaces, and an optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II), make this flexible, reliable, and affordable printer a smart investment.

Benefits

  • Sturdy construction
  • User-friendly
  • Seamless application integration

Ideal for

  • Healthcare
  • Inventory Management
  • Shipping
  • Receiving

Specifications

Standard Features

  • Print methods: Direct thermal/thermal transfer (TLP)
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • OpenACCESS� design
  • Head-up sensor
  • Windows� drivers (95, 98, Me, NT4.0, NT2000, XP)
  • Windows printer utilities

Printer Specifications

Resolution
200 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory
  • Standard: 256 KB SRAM; 512 KB Flash
  • Optional: 512 KB SRAM; 1 MB Flash
Print width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum
Print length
  • 11" (279 mm) with standard memory
  • 22" (584 mm) with expanded memory
Print speed
4" (102 mm)/sec
Media sensors
Reflective
Transmissive

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
4.25" (108 mm)
2.8" (71 mm) with Media Adapter Guide
Maximum label and liner length
  • 11" (279 mm) (with standard memory)
  • Line Mode: Unlimited
Maximum label and liner length (optional)
EPL2: 22" (558 mm)
Line Mode: unlimited
Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)
Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness
0.003" (.075 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
Media types
fanfold, roll-fed, tag stock, die-cut, continuous, continuous receipt, linerless

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter
1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length
244' (74 m)
Ratio
1:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
Ribbon width
  • Recommended to be at least as wide as media
  • 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.30" (110 mm)
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink side out
ID Core
0.5" (12.7 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Direct thermal
Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity
10-90% non-condensing R.H.
Storage humidity
5-95% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical
  • Autoranging external power supply with C7 type connector
  • Output: 20 VDC, 2.5 A
  • Input: 100-200 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals
  • UL
  • FCC
  • VCCI/PSE
  • C-TICK
  • CAS
  • NOM
  • CE
  • IRAM/S
  • CCC/SRRC
  • GOST-R
  • BSMI

Physical Characteristics

Width
7.9" (201 mm)
Height
6.8" (173 mm)
Depth
9.75" (248 mm)
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
Shipping weight
5.8 lbs (2.6 kg)

Related Products

Options
  • Cutter
  • Real time clock
  • ZebraNet PrintServer II for Ethernet connectivity (Internal and External available)
  • Dispenser with label taken sensor
  • Asian Font Set
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
  • Parallel (Centronics)
  • USB
  • Optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages
EPL2, Line Mode

Bar codes/Symbologies

Linear
Code 39
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Code 93
Codabar
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-E
UPC-A
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-13
EAN-8
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Postnet
Plessey
German Post Code
RSS-14
MSI-3
2-dimensional
MaxiCode
MicroPDF417
MacroPDF417
QR Code (requires Asian version printer)
Data Matrix
Fonts and Graphics
  • Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x
  • Soft font storage in Flash memory
  • DOS Code Pages Supported: 437, 850, 851, 852, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862, 863, 865, 866, 869, 737
  • Windows Code Pages Supported: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257