Printek MT


Rugged, Easy to Wear, IrDA or Bluetooth Capable

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  • Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots per mm)
  • Speed: 2" (50 mm) per second maximum
  • Communications: RS232C - RJ11 type and Infrared (IrDA) standard, Bluetooth
  • Paper width: 2.25" (5.7 cm) maximum

Mt2 is an ultra-lightweight two inch mobile thermal printer. Featuring a protective thermoelastic overmolding for extra durability, this thermal printer is well-suited to meet the rigorous demands of mobile printing applications. Its clamshell print-head design allows for easy paper loading and its light weight makes it comfortable to wear. An integrated three-track magnetic card reader is available as an option.

The Mt2 can be used with most portable computing platforms and form factors including ruggedized notebooks and pen-pads, handheld and Palm computers operating Windows, DOS, Windows CE, Pocket PC, EPOC and Palm operating systems. When coupled with wireless enabled mobile computers, the Mt2 is perfect for point-of-service and point-of-sale applications that demand payment at the time of delivery.

For even more versatility, a variety of accessories are available including: optional three-track simultaneous read magnetic card reader; an environmental case; shoulder carrying strap; an in-vehicle adapter and more. The Mt2 Series mobile thermal printers are in-stock and ready for immediate shipment.



Several different interface options, including IrDA, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi(Mt3-II and MtP models only) wireless connectivity, are offered for the Printek Mobile Printers.

  • RS232C RJ-11 type (6-pin) interface is standard (IrDA is also standard on Mt Series).
  • 2.4k, 9.6k, 19.2k, 38.4k baud rate (on the MtP Series - up to 115.2K)
  • 9600 connect and Standard IrDA transfer speed.
  • Up to 38.4k Fast IrDA transfer speed, depending on computer capability
  • CTS/RTS and/or XON/XOFF handshaking
  • Wi-Fi wireless connectivity (for Mt3-II and MtP models only)
  • Bluetooth wireless connectivity is an option on all mobile printer models.


Ease of integration into application software is a key feature of the Printek Mobile printers. An excellent selection of utility software is available.

  • Windows 95, 98, 2000, and XP printer drivers.
  • .NET Support.
  • Windows CE/Pocket PC print utility and SDK from FieldSoftware and Bachmann Software
  • Palm O/S print utility and SDK from Bachmann or Stevens Creek Software
  • Demos & code samples for eVB, eVC++, C#, and Java application software.

Mt2 Detailed Printer Specifications

Printing Specifications
Printing Method: Direct thermal
Printing Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots per mm)
Printing Speed: 2" (50 mm) per second maximum

Fonts: 7 Courier Font sizes including one rotated, downloadable fonts
Character Set: ASCII International and IBM graphic sets
Graphic Print: Bit addressable graphic command set;
Bar codes 39,128, 2 of 5, and UPC. Downloadable
fonts, graphics, logos and additional bar codes
Characters Per Line: 24, 32, 38, 40, 42, 48 (s/w command)
Character Size: 3x2, 3x1.5, 3x1.15, 3x1(H x W mm)
Print Contrast: Auto and user selectable /font>

Interfaces:RS232C-RJ11 type and Infrared (IrDA) standard, Bluetooth
Baud Rate: 2.4k. 9.6k, 19.2k, 38.4k baud
Fast IrDA Transfer Speed: Up to 38.4k depending on computer capability
Standard IrDA Transfer Speed: 9600 connect and transfer
Handshaking: CTS/RTS and/or XON/XOFF

Print Media
Paper Type: Direct Thermal Roll, use Printek high quality 25 year archival rated paper for best results
Roll Size: Maximum roll diameter 1.5 (3.8 cm), roll width 2.25 (5.7 cm)
Roll Capacity: Approx. 60' (18.3 m), Approx. 120 6 long receipts
Core Size: 0.375 (9.5 mm)

Power Management
Power: Removable rechargeable battery; DC input power jack for optional AC Adapter
Battery: 2 cell Lithium Ion, 7.4V; 2200 mAH
Battery Recharge: Internal fast 180 min., fast charge with auto switch to trickle charge; spike and surge protection
Paper Rolls Per Charge: >6 (over 800 6 receipts per charge)
Advanced Power Management: Battery saving Auto OFF feature with adjustable delay. Sleep mode with wake on data feature (standard model)

Operator Controls and Indicators
Status Indicators: 3 LEDS (2 multi-functioning) Power/Lo Bat., Charging, Fault/MCR Ready
User Buttons: 2 buttons ON/OFF, Feed
Paper-out Detection: By photo interrupter

Physical Specifications
W x L x D: 4.2 x 5.4 x 2.7" (11 x 14 x 7 cm)
Weight: 12 oz. (0.34 kg) empty; 16 oz. (0.44 kg) with bettery

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temp: 14 to 122F (-10 to 50C)
Storage Temp: -4 to 140F (-20 to 60 C)
Humidity: Up to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Drop Test: 3 to concrete
Agency Approvals: FCC Part B; CE, AS/NZ3548 Class B, CB Certified; ETL Listed, Control #3046813, meets IP54 standard

32kb SRAM, 128kB Flash

Windows 95, 98, 2000, and XP printer drivers; .NET support; Windows CE and Pocket PC print utility and SDK from Fieldsoftware and Bachmann Software; Palm O/S print utility and SDK from Bachmann or Stevens Creek Software

One-year printer warranty on the entire printer case, battery, and print head included

Options and Accessories

  • 3-track Simultaneous Read Magnetic Card Reader
  • AC Adapter
  • Spare Battery (Li-ION; 2200mAH)
  • 2-bay Fast Charger
  • In-Vehicle Adapter (12V or 24v)
  • Coiled Data Cable, Terminated (Db9)
  • Coiled Data Cable, Unterminated
  • Environmental Case
  • Shoulder Carrying Strap
  • Belt Loop System (included as standard in basic unit)


  • High Quality Thermal Receipt Paper 25 Year Archival Rating