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Datamax W-8306

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Datamax W-8306
Datamax Authorized Partner
  • 300 DPI W-Class: Wide Print Format & High-Speed bar code printer.
  • Print Method - Thermal Transfer and/or Direct Thermal options.
  • Print Resolution - 300 dots per inch(dpi).
  • Print Speed - up to 6 inches per second(ips).
  • Print Width - up to 8.53 in. wide.
  • Memory - 16MB SDRAM & 2MB Flash.
  • Interface - Serial, Parallel, USB & Internal Ethernet options.
  • Windows Compatibility - Label creation from virtually any Windows based program.
  • Warranty - 12-month warranty with extended-warranty options.
  • Dimensions - 16.1 in. (W) x 14.8 in. (H) x 18.5 in. (D).

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    Datamax W-8306 Product Options

    ** Datamax W-8306 Labels & Ribbons Are Available - Please Call 800.731.7440 or **
    ** All Datamax W-8306 Printers are Brand New, Unused and Factory Sealed **
    Part No. Description Sale Price Add To Cart
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    W-8306 - Print Head (300 DPI Replacement Print Head for the Datamax W-8306 Printer.)
    - Qualifies for FREE SAME DAY SHIPPING.
    $ 790.00 Qty

    G83-00-21000007 W-8306 - Printer (Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal Printing, Serial & Parallel Interface. Power Supply included.)
    G83-00-21000Y07 W-8306 - Printer (Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal Printing, Serial, Parallel & Ethernet Interface. Power Supply included.)
    G83-00-21500007 W-8306 - Printer (Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal Printing, Serial & Parallel Interface, Rewinder. Power Supply included.)

    Datamax W-8306 Product Description

    The DMX-W-8306 features an all-metal construction designed to withstand adverse work environments. With a 8.5" (216mm) print width, 300 dpi (12 dots/mm) and speeds up to 6" (152mm) per second makes it ideal for heavy-duty applications in the automotive, chemical, transportation and paper-processing industries.

    It is equipped with a 32-bit 90-MHz true multi-tasking Motorola ColdFire™ processor and 16MB of standard memory, which provides accelerated first-label output and variable-data printing. It is an ideal printer for mission critical compliance labeling applications including ODETTE, EAN-128 and AIAG labels.

    The Datamex W-8306 is equipped with an adjustable-contrast LCD front-panel display that allows operators to select media, speed and temperature settings as well as network connectivity options.

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    Datamax W-8306 Specifications

    Print Speed 6 IPS
    Resolution 300 DPI
    Print Width 8.53"
    Media Width 3.0" - 9.0"
    Printer Type Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer
    Bar Code Modulus 5 mil to 150 mil (203 dpi) / 3.3 mil to 150 mil (300 dpi) "X" dimension in picket fence or ladder orientations
    Print Length* 0.5" - 99.99" (12.7mm - 2539.7mm) * Print length values vary with printer configuration
    Media Type Roll-fed or fan-fold materials, die-cut or continuous labels; perforated or continuous tag/ticket stock
    Media Thickness .0025" - .0100" (.0635mm - .254mm)
    Media Sensing Adjustable sensor detects "see through" for liner-backed die-cut labels and tags or reflective sensing for media with black stripe sensing
    Supply Roll 8" (203mm) maximum diameter on 1.5" - 3" (38mm - 76mm) core. Fan-fold stock accepted from rear of printer
    Revolving Media Hubs Standard 3" and 1.5" hubs
    Label Backfeed For use with optional cutter
    Ribbons Industry standard ribbon widths; 1" (25mm) ribbon core, 1509’ (460M) in length
    Cabinet Metal construction, clear side window to easily monitor media supply levels
    Bar Codes Code 3 of 9, UPC-A, UPC-E, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, HIBC, Codabar, Plessey, UPC 2 and 5 digit addendums, Code 93, Postnet, UCC/EAN Code 128, Telepen, UPS MaxiCode, FIM, PDF417, USD-8, Datamatrix, QR Code, Aztec, TLC 39, Micro PDF417
    Resident Fonts Ten alphanumeric fonts from .035" (.89mm) to .64" (16.26mm) including OCR-A, OCR-B, CG Triumvirate™, CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed™ scalable font from AGFA®.
    Downloadable Font Types True-Type, AGFA® Intellifont, Bitmap
    Character Set Modified IBM® Code Page 850; includes characters for English and most European, Scandinavian and Spanish speaking countries
    Font Expansion/Rotation All fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 24x; fonts and graphics can be printed in four directions: 0°, 90°, 180° and 270°
    Graphics Supported .PCX, .BMP and .IMG files
    Reverse Fields/Mirror Image Any font or graphic field can be printed as a normal or reverse image
    Memory 2MB Flash; 16MB SDRAM
    Interfaces Centronics® Parallel port, IEEE 1284 compliant and RS232 at 2,400 to 38,400 BPS; optional Ethernet, USB, and Twinax/Coax
    Windows® Driver Used for creating label formats using virtually any Windows®-based program. Included on Datamax Accessories CD, or via our web site at
    Power Source 90 - 132 or 180 - 264 VAC @ 47 - 63 Hz; auto switching: specify appropriate power cord when ordering
    Operating Temperature 32°F to 100°F (0°C to 38°C)
    Dimensions 14.8" H x 13.8" W x 18.50" D (376mm H x 351mm W x 470mm D); W-6208 & W-6308
    14.8" H x 16.1" W x 18.50" D (376mm H x 409mm W x 470mm D); W-8306
    Weight 55 lbs., (24.8Kg); W-6208 & W-6308
    65 lbs., (29.3Kg); W-8306

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