Printek MT3-II


Small, Ultralight and Durable, IrDA, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi 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, Wi-Fi (802.11b)
  • Paper width: 3.125" (8 cm) maximum

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The Printek Mt3-II is a three-inch thermal receipt printer. Its a robust, yet lightweight, printer thats been expressly designed to meet your on-site, on-demand mobile printing requirements. The printer features a shock absorbing elastic housing for extra durability, easy paper loading and a rapid battery system. It is the lightest printer in its class, weighing only 20 ounces in-use, making it easy to carry for an entire work shift.

For maximum convenience, the Mt3-II Mobile Receipt Printer will print over 800 six-inch receipts per battery charge. It is the perfect device for line-busting and other point-of-service and point-of-sales applications.

Ease of integration into application software is a key feature of the Mt3-II printer. An excellent selection of utility software is available, including drivers for the Pocket PC, Palm, Windows 95, 98, 2000, and XP operating systems.

For added versatility, a variety of options and accessories are available including a 3-track simultaneous read Magnetic Card Reader, an AC Adapter, Spare Battery, 2-bay Fast Charger, In-Vehicle Adapters, Data Cables, an Environmental Case, Belt Loop System and Shoulder Carrying Strap. The Mt3-II Series printers are in-stock and ready for immediate shipment.

More about the Printek Mt3-II Series Mobile Receipt Printer can be found on the products specification sheet. Click on the link above to view or download a PDF of the specification sheet.



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.

Coiled Cable

Mt3-II 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:36, 48, 57, 60, 63, 72
(s/w command)
Character Size:3x2, 3x1.5, 3x1.15 (H x W mm)
Print Contrast:Auto and user selectable

Interfaces:RS232C-RJ11 type and Infrared (IrDA) standard, Bluetooth , Wi-Fi (802.11b)
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 1.375? (3.5 cm), roll width 3.125? (8 cm)
Roll Capacity: Approx. 44' (13.4 m), Approx. 88 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 Power On, Charging,
Fault/Option Ready
User Buttons:2 buttons ON/OFF, Paper Feed
Paper-out Detection:By photo interrupter

Physical Specifications
W x L x D:
6 x 4.75 x 2.25" (15 x 12 x 5.7 cm)
Weight:16oz. (0.44 kg) empty; 20 oz. (0.53 kg)
with battery

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temp:14 to 122F (-10 to 50C)
Storage Temp:-4 to 140F (-20 to 60 C)
Humidity:Up to 85% 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, 256kB 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