Microplex SOLID T8 Technical Specifications

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The Microplex SOLID T8 technical barcode printer is not only a good machine to use in challenging environments but also with it’s wide range of emulations is also the perfect option to replace expensive laser printers. It can be set up to print A5 sized pallet labels and configured to fit into product lines and conveyor type systems.

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Microplex SOLID T8 Technical Specifications

Print technologyThermal transfer/direct thermal (history-controlled near-edge print head)
ControllerMPC 8.x
Print speedup to 406 mm/s
up to 16 inch/s
Print resolution300 dpi x 300 dpi
Lifetime print headTransfer up to 50.000 m
Direct    up to 25.000 m
Power supply 115  – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 3,2 A
Dimensions WxDxH450 x 490 x 305
Weight 26 kg (without options)
Environment temperature5 – 35°C
Relative humidity45 – 75 % (rel., non-condensing)
IEEE 1284
10/100 MBit, bi-directional (TCP/IP)
Optional RS232, RS422

Not all interface options can be activated
Memory RAM    256MB
Flash   256MB
EmulationsMICROPLEX IDOL, AGFA Reno, LN03+,
MP6090, GP-10, IGP/PGL, Datamax, Etimark MP-
1220, TEC Bx72, TEC B6xx, LDC, ZPL II, EPL2,
Intermec® Direct Protocol, IER Command, Cab,
Godex EZPL, Diablo 630, IBM Proprinter, Epson FX-
80 (ESC/P), MT-600/MT40, IDS, ANSI Genicom, TIFF,
HP Designjet, XML (SAP®, RFID), CUPS Raster
Optional Emulationsμ-Postscript, CODE-V (Magnum), XEROX XES,
KODESCRIPT+, Prescribe/PSB 2, IGP-10, Labelpoint,
IPDS, AEA, AFP, PDF Direct Printing*, RFM
(more emulations on request)
BarcodesEAN 8, 13, 128, add on, 2/5 3-stroke Datalogic,
2/5 3-stroke Matrix, Codabar, PDF 417, Royalbar,
Planet, Jetcaps (HP/SAP), Code 39, 128 MSI,
UPC A, E, Postnet, KIX, USPS One Code
Optional BarcodesUSD5, Aztec-Code, QR Code, UPS-Maxicode,
Datamatrix (more barcodes on request)
Additional FunctionsNetwork capabilities
authentication standard IEEE 802.1x

Intelligent barcode generation
on-the-fly in the printer

Format splitting
in several subformats by command

Ribbon Save Mode
active from 12 mm unprinted length, to save ribbon
Optional FunctionsIntegrated form management
For forms and fonts inside the printer

Gives notice of each correctly printed page
via interface. Further features can be found in the

Programmable GPIO-Interface (SPS-Control)
communication between printer and a PLC.
Integration of the printer into production lines is
possible, controlled by GPIO-interface
Customer / Application specific modifications possible.
Printable Media
100  – 254 mm width:
printable width 213 mm

Roll diameter
max. 210 mm (max 5000 g)

Core diameter
1,5 / 3 / 4 Zoll (38,1 – 102 mm)
Grammaturmax. 240 g/m²
Paper Thickness0.2 – 0.9 mm
Thermal transfer ribbonroll diameter max. 90 mm
Core diameter1 inch (25.4 mm)
Ribbon length max. 600 m
Coated sideinside
Ribbon width 30 – 217 mm
Continuousinternal from roll, external, e.g. fanfold
Job tear-off
Optional Continuous
Externer Rewinder

Peel-off, cutter (up to 160 g/m²)

Cutter (up to 160 g/m²)
Power Cutter (bis 240g/m²)
Option RFIDN/A

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