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A barcode printer (or bar code printer) is a computer peripheral for printing barcode labels or tags. Most consumer goods have a scan area printed with a barcode. When scanned with a barcode reader, the commodity number and price are known. Barcode printers include interface circuitry between a microprocessor of the printer and the input and output devices of the printer. The input and output devices of the printer typically include a keyboard for data entry, a printhead for printing and a motor for advancing past the printhead a supply of the material to be printed on such as labels, tags, etc. In the bar code printing system, a number of heating elements are arrayed at a specified pitch on a line thermal head. Ink on a thermal transfer ink ribbon is transferred onto such a material as label paper by selectively heating some of the heating elements to print a bar code comprising a number of bars. Barcode label printers use a static random access memory to store information, such as programmable software routines and/or programmable font and format data which is necessary for the intended operation of the label printer. A bar code may be directly printed on the packing material of the commodity. Alternatively, the barcode can be printed on a label and then adhered to the commodity.

Listings on Electronic components : Barcode devices : Barcode printers

  • AMT Datasouth Corp.
    Manufacturer and supplier of desktop barcode label and tag printers, media, label design software and other peripherals. Also designs and manufactures a broad range of dot matrix (impact) printers for use in various markets including manufacturing, distribution, transportation, government and healthcare. USA.
  • Citizen Systems America Corporation
    Manufacturer of barcode printers and dot matrix impact printers as well as electronic crystal oscillators and floppy disk drives. Product lines include thermal and impact receipt printers, mini printer mechanisms and control boards, barcode printers, impact dot matrix and line printers, portable printers, floppy disk drives and crystal oscillators.
  • Datamax Corporation
    Specializes in the design, manufacture, and marketing of products for bar code and RFID labeling, including thermal demand printers, bar coding software, label, ticket and tag materials, and thermal transfer ribbons. USA.
  • Diagraph Marking and Coding Group
    Offers labeling and coding systems for RFID and product identification challenges that include small character continuous ink jet, wax jet, large character ink jet, high-resolution ink jet, automated labeling systems and thermal transfer label printers. USA.
    Manufactures thermal kiosk printers and thermal receipt printers designed especially for kiosks, ATMs, terminals, and other unattended applications. Also supplies receipt paper cutters, rotary paper cutters, guillotine cutters and auto cutters. USA.
  • Imaje International
    Designs, manufactures and distributes coding and marking solutionsequipment such as small character and large character inkjet printers, large character drop-on-demand inkjet printers, high-speed laser coders, thermal transfer over-printers, contact coders, and consumables. USA.
  • Kroy LLC
    Designs, manufactures and distributes high-quality electronic labelers, bar-code printers compliance labeling systems and interior architectural signage as well as a wide variety of specialty tape supplies and accessories. USA.
  • O'Neil Product Development, Inc.
    Designs and manufactures a complete line of thermal bar code label and receipt printers, dot matrix impact printers, wireless portable thermal label printer, portable integrated printing systems, and a wide variety of in-stock and custom media solutions. USA.
  • Printronix Inc.
    Specializes in thermal bar-code and fanfold laser printing solutions, radio frequency identification (RFID) printing, bar-code compliance and networked printer management. Major product lines include line matrix printers, smartline MP2 RFID printers and printer applicators, thermal bar code label printers, continuous forms laser printers, handheld scanners and verifiers, software and networking solutions. USA.
  • QuickLabel Systems
    Manufacturer and supplier of digital color label printer, single color barcode label printer, label creation software, labels and thermal transfer printing ribbons, barcode verifier, label applicator, and other labeling accessories. USA.
  • Star Micronics
    Offers a full line of thermal and dot matrix, receipt, label and bar code printers that service an array of applications including POS (Point of Sale), retail, kiosks, restaurants, hospitality, gaming/ticketing and more.
  • Technology Concepts, Inc
    Designer and manufacturer of industrial printers and label printer-applicators for product identification and bar-coding serving the medical, food and other packaging industries. Products include label printer applicators, direct to product thermaprint printers, integrated systems, rugged mobile printer, web/roll to sheet printer, and ink-jet box printer. USA.
  • Weber Marking Systems, Inc.
    Specializes in the design, manufacture, and supply of thermal-transfer & direct-thermal printers, RFID smart label printer/encoders, impact printer, automatic label applicators, label printer-applicator systems, RFID printer/encoders, and laser coding systems. USA.

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