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Product Features

Rugged: The PrintPAD is made of unbreakable polyethelene plastic, which is warranteed for one year.

PrintPAD/Handheld Charging: The PrintPAD is powered by industry-standard lithium Ion batteries, which offer a lot of power in a small, lightweight size. Simply plug the PrintPAD into a cigarette lighter or an AC adapter and the printPAD automatically charges its lithium Ion batteries and the handheld device. There's no need to remove the batteries or the handheld to recharge.

Easy to Carry: The PrintPAD features an integrated carry strap, and also has attachment points for the optional shoulder strap.

Easy to Use: The PrintPAD is easy to use it turns on automatically, and turns off when finished printing. In fact, it is so intuitive there is no on/off switch.

The PrintPAD portable printer is designed to work with any of the following notepad mobile computers:

2700 2800
PPT2700 PPT2800

Physical Characteristics: cm_sp                                            


13" x 8.25" x 2.125"            330.20 x 209.55 x 53.98 mm


27.84 oz / 789.2g

Environmental:     cm_sp                                        

Operating Temp

-20 C to 50 C

      Storage Temp.

-25C to 50C with Hand Held (-40C to 70C without)

      Charging Temp

5 C to 40 C

              Relative Humidity

10% to 90% noncondensing

      ESD Protection

8 kV Air, 4 kV Contact

Print Technology:          cm_sp                                   

Direct Thermal

4.09" (104mm) print width, 203.2 DPI, 8 dots/mm

      Print Head Life

400,000,000 Dot Lines @ 25%

      Print Speed

Up to 2.5 inches per second

Fonts and Languages:    cm_sp                                         

Memory Capacity

Flash/RAM Memory: 4/1 Mbit

Available Fonts

5.5CPI, 7.2CPI, 10.2CPI, 10.7CPI, 18.5CPI, 20.4CPI, 22.6CPI, 34.0CPI

Int'l Characters

Arab-T, Arab-S, Arab-E, Asian-A, Asian-B, Asian-C, Latin & Thai (Unicode)


Supports storage of graphics/logos in flash memory

Power Source:               cm_sp                              


7.2 V Lithium Ion 1350 mAh (2 batteries for a total of 2700 mAh)

DC Input

12-15V 5A Cigarette Adapter, spike and surge protected; Printer will operate w/o batteries when connected to cigarette adapter

Battery Characteristics:  cm_sp                                           


7.2V Li-Ion 1350 mAh (2 batteries for a total of 2700 mAh)


Prints approx. 5,850" on 2 batteries

Battery Life

56% of original capacity after 500 cycles


Internal Intelligent 2-3 hour quick charge from AC Adapter or Cigarette Adapter

Communications:         cm_sp                                    

RS-232 Serial

Up to 38.4k baud. Cables available for most popular handheld and notebook computers.


IrDA compliant Infrared data communications up to 115.2k baud.


Standard Symbol 8100 Interface Connector

Media:                    cm_sp                         

Roll Capacity

Thermal paper: 1560" / 39.6m; Linerless: 840" / 21.3m

Paper Width

3.15" / 80.0mm; 4.41" / 112.0mm

Media Types

Direct thermal paper, Labels, Linerless labels

Agency Approvals:   cm_sp                                          


FCC B, CE, C-Tick

Warranty:                   cm_sp                          


1 Year (including printhead and case)

Optional Accessories:     cm_sp                                        

External Battery Charger optional

Magnetic Swipe / Smart Card Reader

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