Desktop digital label press

AstroNova Company TrojanLabel has released the Trojan T2-C, the first ever high capacity desktop digital label press which operates at the high volume and precision of a digital press.

It produces consistent, high volumes in 24/7 production and opens new doors in the label printing industry for those brand owners, print shops and smaller label converters looking to add high resolution colour inkjet labels to their portfolio.

With a compact 120cm square footprint, ensuring it fits into any size printing department.  The T2-C prints labels suitable for commercial use and professional labelling, printing at superior print resolution of up to 1600 dpi.

With a print width of 2” (50.8mm) to 8.8” (223mm), labels can be printed in multiples or as one large label in a print run.  It has an impressive print speed of up to 300mm/sec (12 ips), allowing users to generate extremely large runs in a short period of time.

The Trojan T2-C uses a 7” Colour Touch Screen to control the software which makes it easy to place labels on pre-die cuts in perfect registration and provides a cost calculator for reviewing operating costs.  The T2-C is self-maintaining and automatically performs preventive print head cleanings using an innovative aerosol extraction system that keeps the area clean for even longer printing.

The T2-C is an ideal desktop label printing solution designed to give both owners and users peace of mind with the perfect combination of ease of use, precision, quality and reliability.

QL-800 colour label printer

Businesses with on-site labelling requirements can now have a state-of-the-art label printing solution from QuickLabel, a division of AstroNova.

The colour label printer’s technology produces wide format vivid colour labels at higher speed and higher resolution than previous printers, delivering the power and quality of a commercial printing press right from a desk or tabletop. It is the fastest, most versatile digital colour label printer available for on-site label production.

The QL-800 is a powerful, digital colour label printer that saves time, money, and inventory space, printing brilliant high-resolution (up to 1600 dpi) colour labels, it is perfect for the most exacting packaging requirements.  AstroNova’s  DVT (Data Visualization Technology) inkjet expertise offers businesses the flexibility to print an array of both narrow and wide format labels on demand.

Developed by AstroNova’s engineering team, the QL-800 is designed to print labels in short-run or long-run batches for industrial, commercial, warehouse, and manufacturing/distribution applications. With a print speed of up to 304.8mm per second, the printer supports labels from 50.8mm to 210.82mm in width and up to 762mm in length.

Including the user-friendly QuickLabel Omni Software program suite for label creation and print management for professional-looking label designs. The QL-800 represents a fully re-engineered printing system where both the hardware and the software have been designed for ease of operation.

Rugged 2-inch mobile label and receipt printers

Brother International (Aust), provider of mobile printing solutions, has launched its RJ-2 Series of two-inch mobile label and receipt printers.

According to the company, these 2-inch format printers are the fastest, most compact, lightweight, and notably versatile printers in their class, incorporating the rugged durability and rock-solid reliability which have made the existing RJ lineup popular.

Designed to wirelessly print both labels and receipts, the series was engineered to meet the varied and rigorous demands of today’s mobile environments. Available in four models, the printers support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology, in addition to iOS, Android, Windows mobile and Windows operating systems capability. Of special significance is the IP54 certification and 8.2 ft. drop protection, and advancements in speed and power further differentiate the new series.

The RJ-2050 and RJ-2150 models are the first in the 2-inch category market to feature both Apple MFi certification and Apple AirPrint compatibility – allowing easy wireless printing from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Smaller size, rugged construction and broad flexibility, make the series well suited for applications in industries such as retail, public safety, parking, pharmacy, lab, hospital, field services, manufacturing, warehouse, route accounting, and more.

An experienced Brother Corporate Division is available in Australia to deliver the right solution for nearly any field application, including development support to utilise the Software Development Kit (SDK) available for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.

Key features include:

•    Versatile Functionality – Prints labels, tags and receipts from 1” to 2” wide. One mobile printer can be used for a variety of mobile receipt and label printing applications

•    Lightweight, Ergonomic Design ‒ Weighing  465 – 545g with the battery, RJ-2 printers can be easily worn or carried for extended periods of time

•    Wide selection of accessories – Batteries, Shoulder Strap and Multiple Vehicle Adapters

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