Printronix T4000 Compact Thermal/RFID Printer


Printronix T42X4-100-00 T4000 Thermal Transfer Printer (4 wide, 203dpi)
T4204 (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

Printronix T43X4-100-00 T4000 Thermal Transfer Printer (4 wide, 300dpi)
T4304 (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

T4000 Compact Thermal/RFID Printer

Productivity • Adaptability • Dependability

Small, Fast and Ready to Boost Productivity The T4000 light industrial printer series is our most compact and affordable industrial printer with the ability to print 5,000 labels a day at speeds of up to 10-inches per second. If you are looking to improve productivity – look no further. The T4000 includes RFID capability, Printronix System Architecture (PSA), multiple connectivity options, and remote printer management tools and automated alerts to keep your enterprise operating at optimum efficiency and productivity. RFID upgrade kits are available for the T4000 standard model to provide customers a cost-effective solution to integrate RFID technology into their operation without the upfront investment.

T42R4-102-1 T42R4 T4204 NET CUT RFID US
T43R4-102-1 T43R4 T4304 NET CUT RFID US
T42R4-110-1 T42R4 T4204 WLS RFID US
T43R4-110-1 T43R4 T4304 WLS RFID US
T42R4-112-1 T42R4 T4204 WLS CUT RFID US
T43R4-112-1 T43R4 T4304 WLS CUT RFID US
T42R4-120-1 T42R4 T4204 BT RFID UST43R4-120-1 T43R4 T4304 BT RFID US
T42R4-122-1 T42R4 T4204 BT CUT RFID UST43R4-122-1 T43R4 T4304 BT CUT RFID US
T42U4-100-0 T42X4 T42U4 NET RFID READY UST43U4-100-0 T43X4 T43U4 NET RFID READY US
T42X4-100-0 T42X4 T4204 NET UST43X4-100-0 T43X4 T4304 NET US
T42X4-101-0 T42X4 T4204 NET PEEL UST43X4-101-0 T43X4 T4304 NET PEEL US
T42X4-102-0 T42X4 T4204 NET CUT UST43X4-102-0 T43X4 T4304 NET CUT US
T42X4-110-0 T42X4 T4204 WLS UST43X4-110-0 T43X4 T4304 WLS US
T42X4-111-0 T42X4 T4204 WLS PEEL UST43X4-111-0 T43X4 T4304 WLS PEEL US
T42X4-112-0 T42X4 T4204 WLS CUT UST43X4-112-0 T43X4 T4304 WLS CUT US
T42X4-120-0 T42X4 T4204 BT UST43X4-120-0 T43X4 T4304 BT US
T42X4-122-0 T42X4 T4204 BT CUT UST43X4-122-0 T43X4 T4304 BT CUT US
T42X4-J00-0 T42X4 T4204 NET AP/UST43X4-J00-0 T43X4 T4304 NET AP/US

WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)

Bluetooth 4.2



T4X04-00-S0-12-10 T4000 STD NBD 8x5 1 year

T4X04-00-S0-24-10 T4000 STD NBD 8x5 2 year

T4X04-00-S0-36-10 T4000 STD NBD 8x5 3 year

Product Benefits
• High performance ARM Cortex-A7
• 128MB RAM / 128MB Flash Memory
• Four-inch print width
• Available in 203 DPI or 300 DPI
• Steel frame enclosure w/ bifold media door
• Supports all major thermal printer languages
• Transfer and direct printing
• Color 3.5in LCD nine-key control panel
• Standard Ethernet, USB, and serial interfaces
• Optional Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.2
• Enterprise level Ethernet and Wi-Fi security
• Optional RFID Encoder/Antenna System
• 4-32 GB SD memory card capability
• Premium Asian and Andale font support

Enterprise Level Productivity
• Industry-leading print speed of 10 ips
• Easily prints 5,000 labels a day in demanding environments
• Compatible with PrintNet Enterprise, printer management tool
• Fast ARM Cortex A-7 processor
• Automated alerts keep your enterprise efficient and productive
• Uptime is maximized with 450 m ribbons and 8” label roll capacity

Adaptable Features
• Extensive standard connectivity: Ethernet, USB Host, USB device, serial
• RFID print/encode for standard smart labels, on-metal tags and many other tag constructions
• Optional connectivity: Enterprise level WiFi 802.11 a/b/ g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
• Enterprise level WiFi encryption and security protocols
• Nine printer emulations for seamless integrations
• Compact size makes it a good fit for multiple industries
• Upgrade kits available with tear and cutter (media handling)

Dependable Design
• Rugged metal enclosure with bifold side panel
• Built on Printronix System Architecture (PSA) platform for proven dependability
• Proprietary printhead algorithms deliver high-quality barcodes
• Large LCD color screen and easy-to-use control panel
• High MTBF of up to 12,000 hrs
• Wide operating temperature range from 0°C to 40°C

Enterprise Level Productivity
PSA is an intelligent design platform that combines advanced features with a common set of building blocks to simplify printer installation, operation, and improve productivity.
• The printer includes the tools to install, configure and troubleshoot multiple printers at once.
• Printers are fast and reliable for maximum productivity.
• The time required to perform day-to-day tasks has been minimized.
• Includes multiple connectivity options and advanced security protocols.

The T4000 RAIN (GS1 EPC Gen2 v2 / ISO 18000-63) system offers several advanced features.
• Encodes and prints on standard RFID paper labels most commonly used in carton or pallet supply chain applications
• Encodes and prints on-metal tags
• Encodes and prints many other tag constructions such as, Returnable Transport Item tags, Electrostatic Discharge tags, and many more
• Validates encoding process, and automatically overstrikes and reprints any RFID label (or tag) that fails to encode properly
• Records all RFID labels for encoding process, tracks success/failure rates

Ease of Installation
• Drop-in installation with minimal setup & multiple emulations
• Easy to configure control panel or with interactive webpage
• Full suite of connectivity options & security protocols

Ease of Maintenance
• Remotely troubleshoot & monitor printer status
• Push firmware & re-configure printers in batches
• Easy printer swap with quick change memory card (QCMC)
• Commonality of operation between all Printronix Auto ID printers

Reliable Label Production
• Easy to use large color LCD display with intuitive icon-driven menu
• Fast print speed and time-to-first-print
• More uptime with easy load media and large ribbon rolls
• Dependable production up to 5,000 labels per day

Hardware Specifications
  • Resolution
  • T4204 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
    T4304 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)

  • Print Method
  • Direct thermal/Thermal transfer

  • Display
  • Color LCD with buttons

  • Hardwire Connectivity
  • Ethernet
    Serial RS-232

  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Bluetooth

  • Enterprise Printer Management
  • PrintNet Enterprise
    SOTI Connect (license required)

  • Type
  • Industrial

  • Max. Print Speed
  • Up to 10 ips (254 mm/s) @ 203 dpi
    Up to 7 ips (178 mm/s) @ 300 dpi

  • 4.1" (104 mm)

  • RAM
  • 128 MB

  • Flash
  • 128 MB

  • Expandable Flash
  • SD memory card reader; up to 32 GB

  • Media Specifications
  • Max. Media Width
    4.72" (120 mm)

  • Media Type
  • Continuous Roll, Die-Cut, Fan-Fold
    450 Meters

  • Ribbon Width
  • 4.3" (110 mm)

  • Media Core Diameter
  • 1" (25.4 mm) to 3" (76.2 mm)

  • Min. Label Length
  • 0.25" Continuous; 1" Tear-Off/Peel/Cutter

  • Construction
  • Rugged metal enclosure with bi-fold side panel

  • Programming Languages
  • Support for 9 competitive printer languages

    Printing methodDirect Thermal and Transfer Thermal
    Max. print width4.1-inches (104 mm)
    Media handlingStandard: Continuous, Tear-Off
    Options: Peel/Rewind (paper labels, 6ips, rewinds liner from 8 in roll)
    Cutter (thickness as per media spec, life 500,000 cuts)
    (Does not support on-metal RFID labels/tags)
    Media thickness0.002-inches (0.06 mm) to 0.011-inches (0.279 mm) / RFID Max thickness 0.05-inches (1.2 mm)
    Media core diameter1.5-inches (38.1 mm) - 3.0-inches (76.2 mm)
    Ribbon typeWax, Wax/Resin, Resin
    Ribbon length1476.4 ft (450 m)
    Interface I/OStandard: Serial RS232, USB, and Ethernet 10/100Base T / Optional: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
    WiFi security authenticationEAP-TLS, EAP-TTLs, PEAPv0/MS-CHAPv2, PEAPv1. EAP-MDS, LEAP
    Memory128 MB Flash / 128 MB DDR
    FontsFont Technologies: Intellifont, TrueType, Unicode
    Standard Fonts: OCRA, OCRB, Courier, Letter Gothic, CG Times, CG Triumvirate/Bold/Condensed
    Premium Asian Fonts (Optional SD card): Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai
    Andale Asian Fonts (Optional SD card): Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese
    PDF/ PostScript Level 3: 35 fonts
    Barcode1D barcode: BC-412, Code 11, Code 39, Code 35, Code 93, Codabar, Code128 Subsets A/B/C, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleave 2 of 5,
    German I-2/5, EAN-8, EAN-13, UCC/EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPCSHIP, UPS 11, MSI, Matrix 2 of 5, PLESSEY, POSTNET,
    4-state PostBar, Australian 4-state, FIM, ITF14, TELEPEN, PLANET, USPS Intelligent Mail, LOGMARS
    2D barcode: PDF-417, MicroPDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR Codes, Aztec, GS1 Databar (RSS-14)
    Operating environmentOperating Temperature: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) (limitations based on selected media) / Operating Humidity: 25-85% Non-Condensing
    Storage Temperature: -40° to 140° F (-40° to 60° C) / Storage Humidity: 10 - 90% Non-Condensing
    Physical dimension (W x H x D)10.40-inches (264 mm) x 10.9-inches (276 mm) x 17.9-inches (455 mm)
    Options & AccessoriesWi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    Bluetooth 4.2