Datamax A-Class Mark II Thermal Print Engine - LA3-00-40000000

Datamax A-Class Mark II Thermal Print Engine - LA3-00-40000000
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Product Description

Datamax LA3-00-40000000 Thermal Printer is a superior print engine used in high demand print and apply applications offering the highest level of performance and reliability. Known in the industry for its unique stainless steel cover, the A-Class is ideal for the specialized needs of harsh or corrosive environments. The state of the art modular design offers easy on-demand serviceability that significantly reduces down time of the demanding multi-shift mission critical applications. The industry standard mounting and intuitive menu navigation makes the A-Class the print engine of choice for automated print and apply applications.

Specifications at-a-glance:

    • A stainless-steel cabinet protects your printer for years of service in rugged and extreme environments.
    • Expanded connectivity includes four types of communication ports as standard features - 10/100 LAN, USB, Serial and Parallel.
    • Seamlessly integrates into most existing solutions using PL-Z and PL-I language emulation without changing code.
    • A large graphic display enables easy navigation, advanced setups and simple operator use.
    • Fully integrated UHF RFID solutions available.


More details on the Datamax LA3-00-40000000 Thermal Printer below.


Manufacturer Part Number LA3-00-40000000
Product Name A-Class Mark II Thermal Print Engine
Product Group A-Class Mark II Industrial Print Engine
Key Applications Cross Docking, Receiving Shipping, Compliance Labeling, Order Labeling
Target Markets Transportation, Retail, Manufacturing
DPI 300dpi
Print Width 4"
Durability Heavy Industrial
Printer Type Print Engine
Print Method Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer
Printer Communication Serial / Parallel / USB / 10/100
Media Handling No Additional Options
Flash Memory 8MB
Real Time Clock Includes Real Time Clock
Printhead Orientation Right Handed


Dimensions (HxWxD): 101.6 mm (4.0 in) 152.4 mm (6.0 in)

Weight 15.3 kg (34 lbs)

Clock: Built-in, real-time



Operating Temperature: 4°C to 38°C (40°F to 100°F)

Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% noncondensing

Storage Temperature: -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 150°F)

Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing

Dust: Non-conducting, non-corrosive

Electromagnetic Radiation: Moderate RF fields can be tolerated



Type: Direct thermal, optional thermal transfer, right-hand or left-hand versions available

Print Length Range: 6 mm (0.25 in) to 2,539.8 mm (100 in)

Print Speed: A-4212; 304 mms (12 ips), 8 mmps (203 dpi) A-4310; 254 mms (10 ips), 12 mmps (300 dpi) A-4408; 203 mms (8 ips), 16 mmps (406 dpi) A-4606; 152 mms (6 ips), 24 mmps (600 dpi) A-6212; 304 mms (12 ips), 8 mmps (203 dpi) A-6310; 254 mms (10 ips), 12 mmps (300 dpi



Electric: Auto-ranging switching type AC Input Voltage Range: 90 to 132/180 to 264 VAC @ 47 to 63 Hz, auto-ranging

Power Consumption: A-4xxx models: 200 w, typical operating; 25 w (standby), A-6xxx models: 220 w, typical operating, 25 w (standby)

Printhead Protection: Thermistor sensor shutdown with over-temperature occurrence, and automatic printing resumption after cooling



Communication Ports (Standard): Serial RS232, parallel bi-directional, Ethernet-wired LAN 10/100, USB 2.0 compatible, GPIO applicator card

Communication Ports (Optional): Wireless 802.11b/g, USB-host, SDIO memory slot



Media Types: Wound-out labels only and tag stock; roll-fed, die-cut, notched, reflective, continuous and fan-fold, flat printable side, with no more than 0.018 mm (.0007 in) protrusions on the opposite side

Media Thickness Range: 0.06 mm (0.0025 in) to 0.25 mm (0.01 in) Ribbon Types: Coated-side-in or coated-side-out Maximum

Ribbon Length: 650 m (2,132 ft)

Ribbon Core Sizes: 25.6 mm ± - 0.2 mm (1.01 ± - 0.006 in) inner diameter, core not to protrude beyond the ribbon edge



Memory: 8MB Flash, 16MB DRAM

Barcodes: Linear: Code 3 of 9, UPC-A, UPC-E, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Std 2 of 5, Code 11, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, HIBC, Codabar, Plessey, UPC 2 and 5 digit addendums, Postnet, UCC/EAN Code 128, Telepen, Planetcode, FIM, USPS-4 State; 2D Symbologies: MaxiCode, PDF417, USD-8, Datamatrix, QR Code, Codeablock, Code 16k, Aztec, TLC 39, Micro PDF417, GS1 Databar

Resident Fonts: Ten alphanumeric fonts from 2.5- to 23-point size, including OCR-A, OCR-B, CG Triumvirate™ smooth font from AGFA®; Scalable Fonts: CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed, CG Triumvirate & CG Times with Cyrillic, Greek Arabic and Hebrew character support

Downloadable Font Types: True-Type, Bitmap Character Set: More than 50 resident character sets; Unicode/UTF8 support

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

Reversible Field/Mirror Image: Any font or graphic field can be printed as a normal or reverse image

ILPC (International Language Print Capability): Kanji Gothic B Scalable, Korean Hangul, Simplified Chinese GB



DMX Config: Complete printer setup utility, DMX netmanager, embedded network web pages, Windows® drivers - NT, XP, Vista

Universal Printer Command Language: PL-Z (Zebra) and PL-I (Intermec)


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