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Zebra TLP2844

The thermal transfer TLP2844 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 TLP2844 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.

Resolution
203 dpi (8 dots/mm)

Width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum

Speed
4" (102 mm)/sec

Direct Thermal (no ribbon required) / Thermal Transfer

EPL Eltron Programming Language

Direct Thermal Labels for Zebra printers Thermal Transfer Labels for Zebra printers Zebra Ribbons 

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
     
  • Zebra Printer Management

Printer Specifications

Resolution
203 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 Guides
Minimum label and liner width
1.00" (25.4 mm)
0.585" (15 mm) with Media Adapter Guides
Maximum label and liner length
11" (279 mm) (with standard memory)
Maximum label and liner length (optional)
22" (558 mm)
Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)
Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness
0.003" (.08 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
Media types
(black-mark optional), black bar, black mark, continuous, continuous receipt, die-cut, fanfold, gap, notch, notch sensing, notched, perforated, receipt, roll-fed, tag, tag stock

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
     
  • CSA
     
  • NOM
     
  • CE
     
  • CCC/SRRC
     
  • GOST-R

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
     
  • Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II for Ethernet connectivity
     
  • Dispenser with label taken sensor
     
  • Asian Font Set
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
     
  • Parallel (Centronics)
     
  • USB
     
  • ZebraNet PrintServer II for Ethernet connectivity (internal or external)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages
EPL2

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
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

ZebraNet External Print Server

Print head cleaning Kit

Zebra Onsite Service

Zebra Print Heads

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