Intermec, Inc. recently announced the new PC43d and PC43t desktop printers – providing intuitive, flexible and smart solutionsfor light duty labeling applications in transportation, courier, hospitality, manufacturing, warehouse and office environments. Designed to set a new standard in user friendliness and flexibility, the PC43d and PC43t printers join the healthcare-optimized PC23d wristband and label printer announced in February to round out a complete new line of desktop printerswith a purpose-built platform and innovative design.

The new PC43d and PC43t printers are available in 4-inch direct thermal and 4-inch thermal transfer, respectively, and are perfect for space-constrained settings with a sleek and compact design. The entire PC Series also offers the fastest throughput in its class at eight inches per second.

“Built with customer challenges in mind, Intermec’s PC Series of desktop printersaredesigned specifically to empower the user,” said Chuck Dourlet, Intermec Vice President of Printers & Media. “With a highly intuitive and flexible design, Intermec’s newest line of printers offers a fast return on investment by empowering users with simple set up, various ease of use and maintenance features, and a modular design enabling future upgrades for investment protection.”

Tailored for applications where users need reliable, trouble-free printing operations and quick set-up options, the PC Series is equipped with a universal Icon interface or color LCD in 10 languages for immediate and intuitive notificationsto reduce training and support needs while maximizing uptime. The PC Series alsoincludes the ability for one-handed media loading and quick configuration via a USB stick device, making the printers easy to install and maintain.

Easy to install, maintain and support

Intermec’s PC43d direct thermal printer is optimized for the courier and postal markets, as well as office, retail and healthcare environments, and is ideal for customers looking to increase printing operationswhile reducing support callsto IT with the simple user experience and easy self-maintenance capabilities. The PC43d also delivers quick installation andflexible placement options with the ability to wall mount or use battery power, making it an easy fit intomanydifferent environments.

Increase worker productivity, lower support expenses

Designed for user-friendliness and flexibility in the SMB manufacturing and distribution center environments, the PC43t thermal transfer printer delivers the fastest label output closest to where the label is needed, boosting efficiency and productivity.The printer accommodates the largest ribbon roll(up to 11,811 inches /300m) in a desktopprinter, reducing the need for frequentreplacements and helping to maximize uptime.

The PC Series accessories are all user installable, allowing users to quickly and easily add necessary accessories without advanced knowledge. Additionally, the printers are programmable with the ability to directly add standard USB keyboards, scales or other peripherals for customized applications that simplify processes and can eliminate hardware.The PC Series also comes with modular connectivity options for easy migration into the existing network environments. USB is standard along with optional, serial, parallel, secure Ethernet or dual wireless card with Bluetooth® and CCX-compliant 802.11 b/g/n.

“The PC Series of printers are fast, easy to use and compatible in many different environments,” said Dan Cheresh, President at Informs. “We’re excited to see the substantial impact these new products will be able to provide our customers.”

“The launch of the PC43 printers has not only enabled Intermec to extend the benefits of its user-friendly platform to most light duty printing environments, they have also introduced a product that is highly aligned with the needs of the rapidly emerging SMB (Small-Medium Business) market,” said Drew Nathanson, Vice President of VDC Research Group’s Auto ID practice.

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