Zebra’s G-Series™ GX™ printers pair the fastest print speeds with the most complete feature set of our desktop printer lineup. Innovative label, receipt and tag-handling capabilities enable the flexibility you need. Offering top print quality and a variety of connectivity options, the Zebra GX™ printers support the widest range of applications and can be integrated into almost any environment so that you can improve efficiency and profitability, save time and reduce operator training. Ideal for small-label printing of text and graphics, Zebra’s high-resolution GX430T delivers outstanding quality and fast printing speeds.
LCD (Liquid Crysal Display) Screens are electronic displays that use the light modulating properties of liquid crystals. They are used in a wide range of applications to provide visual information to users.
Ethernet stations communicate by sending each other data packets: blocks of data individually sent and delivered. As with other IEEE 802 LANs, each Ethernet station is given a 48-bit MAC address. The MAC addresses are used to specify both the destination and the source of each data packet. Ethernet establishes link level connections, which can be defined using both the destination and source addresses. On reception of a transmission, the receiver uses the destination address to determine whether the transmission is relevant to the station or should be ignored. Network interfaces normally do not accept packets addressed to other Ethernet stations.
USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices.USB was designed to standardise the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power. It has become commonplace on other devices, such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles. USB has effectively replaced a variety of earlier interfaces, such as serial and parallel ports, as well as separate power chargers for portable devices.
In computing, a serial port is a serial communication interface through which information transfers in or out one bit at a time (in contrast to a parallel port)
300 DPI Printers can produce smaller barcodes than 203 DPI printers making them suitable for applications where additional data is required on the label. Please note that the increase in DPI reduces the print speed.
Thermal transfer involves the thermal print head elements (dots) heating the backside of a thermal transfer ribbon to melt and transfer the compounds on the front side of the ribbon to the label. Print head life in direct thermal printing applications is significantly reduced when compared to thermal transfer printing applications. Generally speaking, a company should anticipate direct thermal print heads providing an expected lifetime of 25% - 50% of a thermal transfer print head. As an example, if a company is printing 10 million, six inch long labels per period with an expected thermal transfer print head life of 4 million inches, they would expect to replace the print head 15 times. If the same application were direct thermal, they would expect to replace the print head 30 – 60 times. Depending upon throughput volumes, the cost differential may be significant and has to be considered in any evaluation.