INTERMEC PD42

A member of the smartest bar code printer family on the market, the Intermec PD42 is flexible and programmable, enabling customers to optimize their printing operations, streamline deployment, and achieve a quick return on investment. Built to meet the needs of mission-critical applications, the rugged PD42 delivers advanced, secure connectivity and the latest network protocols, ensuring peace-of-mind today and a reliable, scalable solution for the long haul. The versatile PD42 Commercial Printer is part of Intermec's complete line of smart, strong and secure industrial printers.

Product Overview

A member of the smartest bar code printer family on the market, the Intermec PD42 is flexible and programmable, enabling customers to optimize their printing operations, streamline deployment, and achieve a quick return on investment. Built to meet the needs of mission-critical applications, the rugged PD42 delivers advanced, secure connectivity and the latest network protocols, ensuring peace-of-mind today and a reliable, scalable solution for the long haul. The versatile PD42 Commercial Printer is part of Intermec's complete line of smart, strong and secure industrial printers.

Smart

The PD42's smart design features support increased productivity in demanding environments. As a Smart Printer, it can host stand-alone applications, developed through the Intermec Fingerprint programming language, which reduces errors and streamlines operational processes. Smart Printers can eliminate the PC and control other devices directly (such as scanners, scales, applicators), improving efficiency and decreasing infrastructure costs and complexity.

The PD42's integrated device management and diagnostic capabilities, provided through Intermec SmartSystems™ and Wavelink Avalanche™, reduce downtime and simplify deployment. With user-selectable, all-in-one programming languages (Fingerprint, IPL, ZSim, DSim, ESim), the PD42 fits existing IT infrastructures, deploying with drop-in simplicity to Intermec or mixed printer environments. Secure, industry-standard connectivity options support easy integration and fast deployment.

Strong

With its all-metal chassis and covers, proven printing mechanics and powerful electronics, the rugged PD42 reduces downtime and minimizes maintenance costs. The PD42's graphical display allows users to set up, configure and fine tune printing parameters without having to send commands through the host, saving time. An open design makes media loading quick and easy, and the print head can easily be replaced without tools. The printers are co-engineered and tested with Intermec labels and other media products, ensuring optimized performance when used with genuine Intermec media.

Secure

Multiple interface options are available, including the highest level of secure wireless connectivity (WPA2). The industry's only printers available with WiFi- and CCX-Certification, Intermec industrial printers help maintain wireless network integrity and reduce configuration time. Every printer ships with Ethernet connectivity, as well as with emerging network protocol IPv6, ensuring long-term, enterprise scalability. Other connectivity options – standard RS232 and USB ports, optional parallel port – provide additional integration flexibility.

The standard CompactFlash™ memory slot is complemented by new USB host and device support. Handy, inexpensive and PC-compatible, CompactFlash and USB memory technologies provide extra storage for Fingerprint programs, layouts, graphics*, fonts and firmware upgrades.

Environment

Operating Temperature:
+5°C to +40°C (+40°F to +104°F)
Humidity:
20-85% non-condensing free air 

Interfaces

Standard:
• Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
• RS-232, up to 115.2 kB/s
• Fingerprint/Direct Protocol: XON/XOFF, ENQ/ACK, DTR, RTS/CTS
• IPL: XON/XOFF, Intermec Std. Protocol
• USB 2.0

Optional:
• Parallel IEEE 1284

Wireless:
• IEEE 802.11 b/g
• Wi-Fi Certified, CCX (Cisco®) version 3 Certified
• WEP, WPA, WPA2, 802.11x (EAP-TTLS, LEAP, PEAP, FAST), 802.11i

Supported Protocols:
TCP/IP-suite (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP, etc.), LPR/LPD, FTP, BOOTP, DHCP, HTTP, SNMPv3, SMTP. SNMP-MIB II supported (over UDP/IP), private enterprise MIB included. Supports IPv4 and IPv6.

Memory

Standard:
8MB Flash memory 16MB SDRAM (1 Compact Flash slot and 1 USB Boot / Hub Slot)
Options:
Up to 1GB CompactFlash (type 1) memory, Multi GB USB Thumb Drive Memory

Physical Characteristics

Length:
453 mm (17.8 in)
Height:
273 mm (10.8 in)
Width:
270 mm (10.6 in)
Weight:
13 kg (28.7 lbs)

Power

Voltage Range:
100-240 VAC ±10% auto switch
Frequency Range:
45-65 Hz

Print Specifications

Max Width:
104 mm (4.09 in) at 203 dpi
105.7 mm (4.16 in) at 300 dpi
Max Length:
1520 mm (59.8 in) at 203 dpi
1028 mm (40.5 in) at 300 dpi
Max Label Width:
118.1 mm (4.65 in)
With cutter: 114m (4.49 in)
Thickness:
2.3 to 9.8 mil
Style:
Roll-fed, die-cut, continuous or fanfold
Label Roll Max Diameter:
213 mm (8.38 in)
Label Roll Core:
38-76mm (1.5-3 in)
Print Speed:
50-150 mm/s (2-6 ips) at 203 dpi
50-100 mm/s (2-4 ips) at 300 dpi
Resolution:
8 dots/mm (203 dpi)
11.8 dots/mm (300 dpi, option)
Media Type:
Direct thermal and thermal transfer label, ticket and tag printers.

Supported Bar Code Symbologies

1-Dimensional:
All major 1D symbologies are supported.
2-Dimensional:
All major 2D symbologies are supported.

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