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Datamax Prodigy Plus Label Printers

Prodigy Plus printerThe Prodigy Plus thermal transfer label printer is currently the best selling bar code printer in the world. Both fast and powerful, the Prodigy Plus delivers print speeds up to 8 inches per second. And for quality second to none, Prodigy Plus' proprietary SEAQ (Sequential Energy Adjustment for Quality) circuit makes sure you can print in-spec bar codes in ladder orientation at 6 inches per second. Prodigy Plus is a tough, industrial design printer ideal for most manufacturing, retail and commercial applications.


  • Printer Type: Thermal Transfer/Direct Thermal
  • Printing Speed: 6" (152mm) per second, After Burner print mode up to 8" (203mm) 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: 4.1" (104mm)
  • Maximum Media Width: 4.65" (118mm)
  • Minimum Print Width: .75" (19mm)
  • Maximum Print Length: 10" (254mm) with standard RAM; up to 20.5" (524mm) with optional 512K memory module
  • Minimum Print Length: .5" (13mm)
  • Media Window: Clear side door panel to easily monitor media supply levels
  • 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; reflective for labels and tags with black stripe sensing
  • 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
  • Ribbons: Industry-standard ribbon cores: 25mm, 38mm, 51mm, 64mm, 76mm, 89mm, 102mm, 110mm,
    114 mm; 1182' (360m) length
  • Print Modes: Batch - printing one or more labels with the backing paper on, Rewind- printing a batch of labels and rewinding them inside the printer, Peel-off--one-up "demand" labeling with labels peeled and backing paper rewound inside the printer
  • 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, Plessey, Universal Shipping Container Symbology, Postnet, UCC/EAN 128 and PDF417
  • Resident Fonts: Nine alpha-numeric fonts from .035"H (.89mm) to .64" H (16mm) and OCR-A, OCR-B; CG Triumvirate from Agfa in both Portrait and Landscape orientations (from 6 to 48 points)
  • Character Set: Modified IBM Code Page 850; Includes International characters for English and most European, Scandinavian, and Spanish speaking countries
  • Font Expansion, Rotation: All fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 24x; fonts can be printed in four directions, 0, 90, 180, 270
  • Graphics Support: .PCX, .BMP, .IMG files
  • Cartridge Slot: Two slots behind front door
  • Built-In ROM: 512K; optional 256K flash EEPROM
  • Built-In RAM: 256K
  • Interfaces: RS-232, RS-422, at 300 to 19,200 bauds; XON/XOFF, CTS/DTR handshaking; programmable 7 or 8 bit word length
  • Power Source: 115, 230/240 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: 39 lbs. (17.69kg)

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