A Brief Review About Fujitsu’s Thermal Printer

A Brief Review About Fujitsu’s Thermal Printer
June 12 00:44 2013

ftp-628wslToday, businesses vary from small, medium to large operations depending on its cover of operations and consumers catered. These can range from flower shops to grocery stores to complex stores of electronic hardware. In doing purchases and procurement no one can deny that a receipt is an important financial and auditing piece of document. Although we are geared towards a paperless society, thermal receipts as proof of purchase are still in demand.

Most businesses nowadays have their transactions closed over the phone or over the Internet. Sometimes the influx of costumers is causing traffic. This is very true with fax messages and calls. In traffic management you may opt to choose from any of the services provided by RingCentral. They can provide you with different plans and pricing packages depending on the needs of your business or office.  And when it comes in providing electronic and system components, you make check out Fujitsu, a Japanese company producing and marketing electronic devices for small to large business enterprise.

Just this year, Fujitsu announced the release of what they call as semi-rugged, USB-handled thermal printer or FTP-628WSL. What makes this thermal printer different from other models and brands?

Feature of FTP-628WSL that Make it Stand Out

The dimensions of FTP-628WSL are 84.0 (W) by 136.5 (L) by 30 (H) mm. Its weight is 220 grams. The weight already includes the battery. The device is very light compared to other thermal printers that are now in the market. Its size is ultra-small compared to others. However, this feature doesn’t mean that it is not heavy duty or almost disposable. As a matter of fact, this thermal printer is water resistant so it can withstand harsh moist conditions. It is also drop resistant at 1.5 meters high, but surely folks no one would dare to drop this wonderful electronic device.

Fujitsu’s new thermal paper printer prints on 2-inch wide paper. Aside from printing receipts you can also use this for printing thin labels. It is provided with USB 2.0 feature that translates to 12 Mbps data transfer as its maximum. The USB 2.0 port provides an easy and fast connection between FTP-628WSL and your personal or desktop computers.

The battery life can stand up to 3 hours, which translates to a single battery charge. In a single battery charge it can print up to 100 meters or 6 rolls of paper. It uses a 3.7VDC lithium battery and a 120/249 VAC adaptor. FTP-628WSL printing speed is 50mm per second. It is equivalent to 400 dot lines per second. It has the ability to print stacked bar code and 2-D barcodes with clear resolution at 203 dpi. The thermal printer has the ability to print different characters. Indeed it is providing a fast and clear printing on thermal papers, without sacrificing the quality and reliability!

FTP-628WSL is a thermal printer that is USB enabled, infrared and Bluetooth ready, and you can actually attach it to your computers, phones and other computing devices. You can program it in your devices because it is compatible with Windows® 7, Vista, 2000/XP, CE 6.0 and Linux drivers and even with iPhones.

Other Features

Another feature of FTP-628WSL is the Fujitsu Easy-Load Mechanism. This feature gives the device quick and easy, drop-in loading for continued paper use. The unit is priced at 286 dollars per piece at per 100 of quantity. FTP-628WSL units are RoHS and IP54 compliant.

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Monique Jones
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Monique Jones is an Engineer. She is also a Freelance Writer who specializes in writing articles about technology, business, social networking and general topics. On her leisure time, you'll find Monique at her fashion store. Know more about her on Google+.

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