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Datamax Prodigy™ Label Printers

Prodigy printerThe Prodigy™ thermal transfer label printer features a print speed of up to 4 inches per second and a maximum label width of 4.7 inches. You also get all the popular bar codes. Nine character heights can be printed in any of four different directions and are expanded up to 8 times. A dot-addressable graphics function lets you print pictures on labels as well as text and bar codes. You also get label formatting that takes place while printing, eliminating the need for slow, memory intensive bit-mapping and allowing for a maximum print area of 4.4" x 99.99".


  • Printer Type: Thermal Transfer/Direct Thermal
  • Printing Speed: 4" (101mm) per second
  • Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm); optional 152 dpi (6 dots/mm)
  • Bar Code Modulus: 5 mil. to 110 mil "X" dimension in picket or ladder orientations
  • Maximum Print Width: 4.4" (216mm)
  • Maximum Media Width: 4.7" (116mm)
  • Minimum Print Width: .75" (19mm)
  • Maximum Print Length: 99.99" (2539mm)
  • Media Type: Roll-fed, die-cut, continuous or fan-fold labels, tags or tickets; most direct thermal or thermal transfer materials
  • Media Thickness: .0025" to .0100" (.0635mm to .254mm)
  • Media Sensing: Moveable "see-through" for die-cut labels and tags
  • Supply Roll: 8" (203mm) maximum diameter on 1.5" to 3" cores (38mm to 76mm)
  • Internal Rewind: Capacity of 5" (127mm)
  • Label Backfeed: For use with optional cutter or peel-off mode in on-demand applications
  • Ribbons: Industry-standard ribbon cores: 25mm, 38mm, 51mm, 64mm, 76mm, 89mm, 102mm, 110mm,
    1182' (360m) length
  • Bar Codes: Code 39 (used to produce industry standards such as AIAG, HIBC, LOGMARS, etc.), Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128 (subsets A, B, and C), Codabar, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC 2 and 5 digit addendums, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN 2 and 5 digit addendums, UPC random weight, Code 93, MSI Plessey, Universal Shipping Container Symbology
  • Resident Fonts: Nine alpha-numeric fonts from .035"H (.89mm) to .32" H (8.12mm) and OCR-A, OCR-B
  • Character Set: International characters for English and most European, Scandinavian, and Spanish speaking countries are included in six font sizes
  • Font Expansion, Rotation: All fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 8x; fonts can be printed in four directions, 0, 90, 180, 270
  • Graphics Support: .PCX and .IMG files
  • Cartridge Slot: One slot behind front door
  • Built-In Label Design Software: Stand-alone label creation capability for Wyse 50, Link terminals or compatibles
  • Interfaces: Two RS-232, RS-422, at 300 to 9,600 bauds; XON/XOFF, CTS/DTR handshaking; programmable 7 or 8 bit word length
  • Power Source: 115, 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz available; specify when ordering
  • Operating Temperature: 40 F to 100 F (4 to 38 C)
  • Dimensions: 10"H x 10"W x 18"D (254mmH x 254mmW x 457mmD)
  • Weight: 35 lbs. (15.88 kg)

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