MCP7850B Thermal Printer


4 in stock

Alkaline IrDA thermal printer

The key features of the MCP7850B are:-

  • Easy load paper feature
  • Infra-red interface, HP82240B format
  • Power supply options
  • High speed, high resolution printing capability
  • Quiet, non-impact system
  • Maintenance-free
  • Ultra-compact and light weight
  • High reliability line head mechanism
  • Versatile for use with text or graphics
  • 24, 32 or 48 characters per line
  • Barcode capability



Printer specifications

Printing system Thermal line head system
Max characters per line 48 (default 24)
Character matrix 24×16, 24×12 or 24×8
Character size 3mm x 2mm, 3mm x 1.5mm or 3mm x 1mm (Approx. 13, 17 or 25cpi)
Horizontal dot pitch 0.125mm (Approx. 200dpi)
Vertical dot pitch 0.125mm
Text line composition 24 x 384 dots
Printing width 48mm
Average printing speed 5 lines per second.
Dimensions 85.5mm x 150mm x 55mm (45mm low profile printer)
Weight 400g approx (inc batteries and paper roll)
Power supply internal 4 x 1.5V alkaline, AA cells
Paper width 58mm
Paper capacity 45mm dia, 25m (std printer)
32mm dia, 10m (low profile printer)
Recommended paper TF50-KS-E2D
Character set ASCII
Country codes USA, France, Germany, UK, Denmark I/II, Sweden, Italy, Spain & Japan
Data format 8 bit (1 start bit, 4 error detection), Infra-red 940nm, 33KHz modulated
Buffer size 5 Kbytes
Operating range 0 ̊C to +50̊C
Storage range -20̊C to +60̊C
Charging range +10̊C to +45̊C
MTBF Approx. 10 million lines (20̊C, print ratio – 25%)