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Datamax E-Class Mark III Heat Shrink Tubing and Label Printer

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Datamax E-Class High Speed Commercial Label and Heat Shrink Printer - The Datamax E-Class Mark III series printers are ideal for large print projects where speed, quality and cutting ability are important. Replacing the old I-Class line with the Mark II series adds extra modern-day functionality, including standard USB port and bi-directional ribbon feed for use with both coated side in and coated side out ribbons. With available print speeds up to 6 in/sec, you can finish a job in minutes! This desktop thermal transfer printer (direct thermal printing also available) that prints on labels and continuous rolls of heat shrink tubing. No cartridges are necessary. Printer comes equipped with all necessary hardware including cutter assembly, parallel cable, and easy to use PC software. Resin ribbons, cables, tubing and labels sold separately. Please contact us if the option you want is not shown on the website

Datamax E-Class

All printers are priced with Thermal transfer option, and the standard duty cutter. Please note: posted pricing is based on manufacturer suggested minimum advertised pricing. While some of those bar code websites may have lower posted prices than us, they do not know how to use these printers for heat shrink labeling. Therefore, we encourage you to call us so we can put together a proper package for you. (Printer can be used with 2:1 or 3:1 heat shrink tubing). Printer can print on up to 1" ID tubing).


Seagull Bartender Software options

Ethernet, USB ports and Cables (not included w/ printer)

Portable Battery Pack $695


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Datamax E-Class Mark III Heat Shrink Tubing and Label Printer

Datamax E-Class Mark III Heat Shrink Tubing and Label Printer



DataMax-O’neill Thermal Desktop E-Class Mark III Barcode Printers

Specifications at-a-glance

Specifications at-a-glance
• Direct thermal, thermal transfer (optional)
• Available in four distinct models: Basic, Advanced, Professional, Professional+
• 4.25” (108 mm) @ 203dpi (8 dots/mm); 4.16”(106 mm) @ 300dpi (12 dots/mm) maximum print width
• 6 ips [152 mm/s] maximum print speed
• 203 dpi [8 dots/mm], 300 dpi [12 dots/mm] optional resolution
• Basic: Serial RS232, USB 2.0
• Advanced: Serial RS232, USB 2.0, Parallel bi-directional, 10/100 BaseT Ethernet
• Professional and Professional+: Serial RS232, USB 2.0, Parallel bi-directional, 10/100 BaseT Ethernet, USB Host, 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN (optional), Bluetooth v2.0 (optional)

These entry level printers were designed to used in many different types of industries and applications including manufacturing (labels for products, repair tracking, etc), retail (item labels, return labels, specials), health industry (specimens, patient ID, pharmacy, etc), postal service (shipping labels, tracking, etc). The printers are small, reliable, inexpensive, and have features/options that are found on many higher level devices. They are also easy to use and inexpensive to maintain.

The E-class Mark III thermal barcode printers have an interactive LCD screen with an ability to quickly add-on large volume of media. There is also a larger capacity ribbon roll leader to more cost-effective increased productivity.

In addition, the E-class has four different models with different features so you do not have to spend more money on features that do not suit your business. That said all of the E-Class Mark III printers have the following features:
Durable construction
Wrap around viewing of the media allowing the operator to see the level of remaining media without stopping the printing
Well sealed construction of LCD preventing spills/dirt from harming the user control
Less expensive costs to run including the ribbon with large 1 inch core ribbons which are standard in comparison to the usual desktop ribbons. Also less wasted media given one label can be printed at a time in comparison to laser or inkjet printers where unprinted labels are often thrown away
Allows large medial roll which allows for increase productivity and decreased down time especially on Professional + Model.
Easy to service with no experience or tools needed to replace the printhead and roller
Makes replacing other printers easy or installing new ones with many language emulations included as well as different connectivity choices. These E-class Mark III printers understand many printer languages allowing for easy integration
Handles the use of sticky labels well and doesn’t require cleaning and servicing all the time

E-Class Mark III Basic- It is able to be used for many popular applications. The connectivity is by USB and serial ports. The basic model also has the added options of thermal transfer, label peeler and 300dpi.

E-Class Mark III Advanced- This upgraded model allows for network communications and increased speed. More media options are also allowed. In addition to the Basic features there are Ethernet and parallel connectivity ports, and a changeable in position media index sensor.

Professional- This model is meant for more advanced applications which need an improved level interface options, better performance and wireless capabilities. There is an advanced display with navigational menu, clock, sound alarm, USB Host connectivity. The print speed is faster than the advanced model at 6ips(152mm/s) at 203dpi or 5ips (127mm/s) @300dpi. There is also an optional wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity.
Professional+ This model is recommended for jobs that need a very large internal media capacity. It has all the benefits of the Professional model but includes a large internal roll, and a lock on the cabinet

I-Class Limited Warranty:
  • E-Class carries a 1-year or one million inch (whichever comes first) warranty on the printhead and rollers.
  • All other parts are covered for 3-years or three million inches

Accessories for Datamax E-Class label and heat shrink tubing printer

Part Number Description
KPR250-BK 2.5" x 1162 feet Black Chemical Resistant Thermal Transfer Resin Ribbon for Datamax printers. Exceptional abrasion and chemical resistance
KPR250-WT 2.5" x 1162 feet Bright White Chemical Resistant Thermal Transfer Resin Ribbon for Datamax printers. Exceptional abrasion and chemical resistance
KPR250-WT-A 2.5" x 1162 feet White Thermal Transfer Resin Ribbon for Datamax printers.
KPR250 Colors 2.5 x 1162 feet Thermal Transfer Premium Resin Ribbon for Datamax printers - Bright colors: Tomato Red, Red, Blue, Light Blue, Shamrock Green


KPR250 2.5" x 1162 feet Gold or Silver Chemical Resistant Thermal Transfer Resin Ribbon for Datamax printers.


2559000 Thermal printhead cleaning kit (25)
Portable Battery Pack $695
Seagull Bartender Software
Cables (not included w/ printer)

Heat Shrink Tubing for Datamax Printers
2:1 Polyolefin Heat Shrink 3:1 Polyolefin Heat Shrink