Label printers XC SERIES
For two-colour printing

XC4, XC6 – the GHS label printers for two-colour printing

Two in-line arranged thermal transfer print units for simultaneous two-colour printing in one label.

With ribbon saver at one print unit.

The XC series meets the conditions for the classification and labeling inventory according to GHS.
For large label rolls up to 300 mm diameter.
The two print units including ribbon holder, operation panel and electronics are adopted from the proven A+ series.

1.9 Label printer XC4
Printable resolution dpi 203 300
Print width up to mm 108 105,7
Print speed up to mm/s 127 102
1.10 Label printer XC6
Printable resolution dpi 203 300
Print width up to mm 108 105,7
Print speed up to mm/s 127 102

Accessories for label printer XC series

Used to cut paper labels, self-adhesive labels, cardboard, textile or synthetic materials as well as heat shrink tubes.

Perforation cutter
For XC4 printers only. Enables the perforation of the material for later manual separation.

Stacker with cutter
For XC4 printers only. Printed materials are cut and stacked. The print job is stopped as soon as the maximum stack height is reached. Even stiff or curved materials may be processed. We recommend to have your material tested at our facilities.

Technical details

1) Wide graphic display
White backlight for optimum readability.

2) Ribbon holder
Simple, centered insertion of the ribbon with three-part tightening axles.

3) Simple adjustment
The print head is pressed down by toggles. One is mounted to the left label margin, the other is pushed to the right label margin.

4) Anti-static brush
Particularly in case of plastic materials electrostatics is discharged after printing.

5) Peripheral connection
All add-on modules are easy to connect. All peripheral devices are plugged in the printer using two pins and are fixed in place with a screw.

6) Solid metal chassis
Die-cast aluminium. All components are mounted on it.

7) Roll holder
For labels up to a diameter of 300 mm. Swing lever and integrated brake make sure that the labels are unwound with constant tension.

8) Ribbon saver for printhead 1
The ribbon saver is used for labels to be partially printed. The print head is lifted within the unprinted area and the ribbon stopped during label feeding.

9) Fanfold guide
Fanfolded labels are positioned behind the print unit. Guide and additional brake ensure a reliable feeding to the print unit.

Overview technical data A+ and X series (PDF)

standard Standard     Optionally

Label printer XC4 XC6
Print head
Print method thermal transfer standard standard
Print method thermal direct
Printable resolution dpi 300 300
Print speed up to mm/s 125 125
Print width up to mm 105,6 162,6
Material Paper, cardboard, textile, plastics
Labels or continuous materials on rolls or fanfold 1) 1)
Material thickness mm / weight g/m2  0.05-0.2 / 60-180
Width: labels2)  mm 20-116 46-176
            liner mm 24-120 50-180
Height2)  without back-feed from mm 20 20
Height 1) up to mm 2,000 1,500
Media roll outside diameter up to mm 300 300
Media roll: core diameter mm 76 76
Media roll: winding Outer or inner
Ink side Outer or inner
Roll diameter up to mm 72 72
Core diameter mm 25 25
Variable length up to m 360 360
Width3)  up to mm 114 165
Dimensions and weights
Height mm 395 395
Depth mm 554 554
Width mm 248 358
Weight kg 22 24
Label sensor
Gap sensor For leading edge or punch marks and end of material
Reflective sensor from bottom/optionally from top For print marks
Distance to locating edge mm 5-53 5-53
Processor 32 bit clock rate MHz 266
Main storage (RAM) MB 64
IFFS printer memory MB Flash 8
Plug-in Compact Flash Type I standard
Plug-in WLAN card standard
Battery buffer for real-time clock standard
Acoustic error signal standard
Centronics according to IEEE 1284
RS232 C
USB 2.0 hi-speed slave for PC standard
Ethernet 10/100 Base T, LPD-, RawIP-, FTP-Printing, DHCP, HTTP, SMTP, SNMP, TIME, Zeroconf, mDNS, SOAP standard
Peripheral connection standard
2xUSB hosts for external operation panel, keyboard, scanner, service key, USB stick standard
Operating data
Power supply 100-240 V ~ 50/60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption W 100-300 depending on type of printer
Temperature/humidity operation 5-40°C/10-85% not condensing
Temperature/humidity: stock 0-60°C/20-80% not condensing
Temperature/humidity: transport –25-60°C/20-80% not condensing
Approvals CE, FCC class A, CB, CCC, UL

For more technical data please read the product brochure (PDF)

  1. Continuous materials on rolls only after being tested.
  2. Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. These applications need to be tested and approved.
  3. Ribbon according to label width in order to avoid folding.

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