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Zebra TLP 2844 Thermal Barcode Label Printer

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It is replaced by the Zebra GC420t.
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Starting at:
$218.80

Reliable desktop printer featuring USB & optional network interfaces

Leading the way in versatile and affordable desktop printing-- The thermal transfer (TLP) 2844 barcode printer brings a new level of performance to the Zebra desktop family. This space-saving user-friendly printer delivers optimal performance in today's on-demand desktop labeling applications. The TLP2844 is loaded with impressive features and a small price tag!
  • Thermal transfer printing
  • 203 dpi print resolution
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • 512KB Flash memory, 256KB SRAM
  • OpenACCESS design
  • Serial, parallel, and USB interfaces
  • Head-up sensor
  • Windows drivers (95, 98, Me, NT v.4.0, 2000)
  • Windows printer utilities
TLP 2844 Options
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10402-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, USB and PrintServer II Interfaces, EPL2, 100-240V US Power supply, Cutter, 256K SRAM, 512KB Flash and No Real-time clock)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet - Cutter, Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10401-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial and USB Interfaces, EPL2, PrintServer II and Dispenser)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet - Dispenser, Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10400-0031)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, and US power cord. Order cables separately.
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10400-0011)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, USB and PrintServer II Interfaces, 100-240 VAC, 512KB RAM, 1MB Flash, No Real-time clock and EPL2 Command Language)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet - Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10400-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial and USB Interfaces with PrintServer II)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x 10 Base-T Serial, 1 x USB, 1 x Ethernet - ZebraNet PrintServer II
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10301-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 in. Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces with Dispenser)
Specs: Serial/Parallel/USB 4 ips DISPENSE
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10300-0031)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, Real-time clock, and US power cord. Order cables separately.
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Parallel, 1 x Serial, 1 x USB
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10300-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Parallel, and Serial Interfaces, 256KB RAM, 512KB flash. Includes US power supply. Order cables separately.
Specs: Thermal transfer PRNT 4IN Serial/Parallel/USB
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10400-0021)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer printing, 203 dpi, 4" print width, USB, Ethernet, and Serial Interfaces, Real-time clock, and US power cord. Order cables separately.
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x Parallel, 1 x Ethernet - Internal ZebraNet PrintServer II, Real-time clock
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10302-0031)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (EPL2, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, Cutter, 512KB RAM, 1MB Flash and Real-time clock)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x Parallel, 1 x USB - Cutter, Real-time clock
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10302-0001)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 in. Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 110-220V Power supply and Cutter)
Specs: Direct thermal - 203 dpi - USB, Serial, Parallel
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10301-0031)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, EPL2 Command Language, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 100-240 VAC, Dispenser, 512K SRAM, 1MB Flash and Real-time clock)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Serial, 1 x Parallel, 1 x USB - Dispenser, Real-time clock
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10300-0021)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 inch Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 100-240 VAC, 256K SRAM, 512KB Flash and Real-time clock)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Parallel, 1 x Serial, 1 x USB - Real-time clock
Zebra TLP 2844 (2844-10300-0011)
TLP 2844, Thermal transfer Barcode printer (203 dpi, 4.09 in. Print width, 4 ips Print speed, Serial, Parallel and USB Interfaces, 512K SRAM and 1MB Flash)
Specs: 4 ips - Thermal transfer (TT), Direct thermal (DT) - 4.09" Maximum Print width - 203 dpi - 1 x Parallel, 1 x Serial, 1 x USB

Barcode Discount Zebra TLP 2844 Review

The Zebra TLP2844 is probably the most used label printer ever created. It is the perfect printer for small volume applications like shipping labels, retail product labels, or asset labels. Extremely reliable and very easy to load with media make it an ideal choice for users new to barcoding. Zebra provides one of the widest selections of labels and ribbons for their desktop line in the industry so whatever size you need, they will have it available. The TLP2844 is scheduled to be replaced by the GK420t so migrating to the new model offers greater memory and a faster processor while still using the same media supplies. The TLP2844 is for any small volume application that wants an easy to use model with all the options of a more costly industrial printer.

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Zebra TLP 2844 Details

Overview

The thermal transfer TLP 2844 barcode label printer is ideal for applications requiring a space-saving, desktop-size, 4.09" (104 mm) printer. This user-friendly printer delivers optimal performance in today's on-demand desktop labeling applications. The TLP 2844 has a sturdy construction with a double-walled ABS casing.

The TLP 2844 integrates easily into a variety of printing applications, including shipping and receiving, warehouse shelf labeling and inventory control, hospitals, healthcare, and medical laboratories, transportation and logistics, and e-commerce postage. Serial, parallel, and USB interfaces, and an optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II), make this flexible, reliable, and affordable printer a smart investment.

Benefits

  • Sturdy construction
  • User-friendly
  • Seamless application integration

Ideal for

  • Healthcare
  • Inventory Management
  • Shipping
  • Receiving

Specifications

Standard Features

  • Print methods: Direct thermal/thermal transfer (TLP)
  • Construction: ABS double-walled casing
  • OpenACCESS� design
  • Head-up sensor
  • Windows� drivers (95, 98, Me, NT4.0, NT2000, XP)
  • Windows printer utilities

Printer Specifications

Resolution
200 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Memory
  • Standard: 256 KB SRAM; 512 KB Flash
  • Optional: 512 KB SRAM; 1 MB Flash
Print width
4.09" (104 mm) maximum
Print length
  • 11" (279 mm) with standard memory
  • 22" (584 mm) with expanded memory
Print speed
4" (102 mm)/sec
Media sensors
Reflective
Transmissive

Media Characteristics

Maximum label and liner width
4.25" (108 mm)
2.8" (71 mm) with Media Adapter Guide
Maximum label and liner length
  • 11" (279 mm) (with standard memory)
  • Line Mode: Unlimited
Maximum label and liner length (optional)
EPL2: 22" (558 mm)
Line Mode: unlimited
Maximum roll diameter
5" (127 mm)
Core diameter
1.0" (25.4 mm) and 1.5" (38 mm)
Media thickness
0.003" (.075 mm) to 0.007" (0.18 mm)
Media types
fanfold, roll-fed, tag stock, die-cut, continuous, continuous receipt, linerless

Ribbon Characteristics

Outside diameter
1.34" (34 mm)
Standard length
244' (74 m)
Ratio
1:1 media roll to ribbon ratios
Ribbon width
  • Recommended to be at least as wide as media
  • 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.30" (110 mm)
Ribbon setup
Ribbon wound ink side out
ID Core
0.5" (12.7 mm)

Operating Characteristics

Operating temperature
TT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Thermal transfer
DT: Operating temperature 40° F (5° C) to 105° F (41° C) Direct thermal
Storage temperatures
-40° F (-40° C) to 140° F (60° C)
Operating humidity
10-90% non-condensing R.H.
Storage humidity
5-95% non-condensing R.H.
Electrical
  • Autoranging external power supply with C7 type connector
  • Output: 20 VDC, 2.5 A
  • Input: 100-200 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Agency approvals
  • UL
  • FCC
  • VCCI/PSE
  • C-TICK
  • CAS
  • NOM
  • CE
  • IRAM/S
  • CCC/SRRC
  • GOST-R
  • BSMI

Physical Characteristics

Width
7.9" (201 mm)
Height
6.8" (173 mm)
Depth
9.75" (248 mm)
Weight
3.2 lbs (1.5 kg)
Shipping weight
5.8 lbs (2.6 kg)

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Options
  • Cutter
  • Real time clock
  • ZebraNet PrintServer II for Ethernet connectivity (Internal and External available)
  • Dispenser with label taken sensor
  • Asian Font Set
Communication and Interface Capabilities
  • Serial RS-232 (DB9)
  • Parallel (Centronics)
  • USB
  • Optional internal Ethernet (ZebraNet PrintServer II)

Programming Languages

Core programming languages
EPL2, Line Mode

Barcodes/Symbologies

Linear
Code 39
Code 128 with subsets A/B/C
Code 93
Codabar
Interleaved 2-of-5
UPC-E
UPC-A
UPC-A and UPC-E with 2 or 5 digit extensions
EAN-13
EAN-8
EAN-8 and EAN-13 with 2 or 5 digit extensions
Postnet
Plessey
German Post Code
RSS-14
MSI-3
2-dimensional
MaxiCode
MicroPDF417
MacroPDF417
QR Code (requires Asian version printer)
Data Matrix
Fonts and Graphics
  • Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x
  • Soft font storage in Flash memory
  • DOS Code Pages Supported: 437, 850, 851, 852, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862, 863, 865, 866, 869, 737
  • Windows Code Pages Supported: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255, 1256, 1257

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