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CT-S281


The CT-S281 is the industry’s most advanced two-inch thermal printer. Featuring a powerful one million cut rated auto-cutter that supports both full and partial cuts, hi-speed text and graphics, and two-dimensional barcode printing the CT-S281 packs a lot into small footprint package.



Product Overview


The CT-S281 is the industry’s most advanced two-inch thermal printer. Featuring a powerful one million cut rated auto-cutter that supports both full and partial cuts, hi-speed text and graphics, and two-dimensional barcode printing the CT-S281 packs a lot into small footprint package. Additional features include drop-in paper loading, expanded paper thickness range (0.06 to 0.1mm), and a paper out/near-end sensor.

The CT-S281 can be desktop or wall-mounted and comes with either a serial or USB interface, plus a complete drivers CD and downloadable customization utility to customize print speed, darkness, and default font.

Features


  • Compact design
  • Auto-cutter
  • Drop-in paper loading
  • Two-color printing
  • 80 mm/sec print speed
  • Low-noise printing
  • Built-in input buffer
  • Barcode printing
  • Horizontal or wall-mount installation
  • Customization Utility
  • Label version available

Specifications


Model CT-S281
Printing method Line thermal dot printing
Print width 48mm (384 dots/line)
Resolution 8 x 8 dots/mm (203 dpi x 203 dpi)
Printing speed Max. 80mm/sec
Number of print columns Font A: 32 columns (12 x 24 dots)
Font B: 42 columns (9 x 24 dots)
Font C: 48 columns (8 x 16 dots)
Character size
(W × H)
Font A: 1.50 × 3.00 mm
Font B: 1.13 × 3.00 mm
Font C: 1.00 × 2.00 mm
Character type Alphanumeric, International, PC437/850/852/857/858/860/863/864/865/866, WPC1252, Katakana, Thai Code 18
Kanji (JIS level 1, level 2), Kana, JIS C 6226-1983
User-defined logo/character User-defined characters can be registered in flash memory
Barcode type UPC-A/E, JAN (EAN) 13/8 columns, ITF, CODE 39, CODE 128, CODEBAR, CODE 93, PDF417, QRCODE
Line spacing 4.23mm (1/6 inch), selectable with a command (min 1/203 inch)
Paper roll Thermal paper roll: 58 × F83mm
Paper thickness: 0.06 to 0.10 mm
Interface Serial (RS-232C compliant) or USB
Buffer size 4K bytes/45 bytes
Power consumption Standby: Approx. 2W
Printing: Approx. 18W (Approx. 26W max.)
Power source AC adapter (28AD), Input: AC100-240V
Output: DC8.5V, 3.0A
Weight (approx.) 630 g
Outer dimensions
(W × D × H)
106 × 180 × 105 mm
Operating temperature and humidity 5 to 40 °C, 10 to 85 % RH (no condensation)
Storage temperature and humidity -20 to 60 °C, 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Reliability* Thermal head: 100,000,000 pulses or 50 km
Auto cutter life: 1 million cuts
Safety standards UL, C-UL, FCC class A, TUV-GS, CE marking

* At normal temperature/humidity with recommended paper used.
Represents the safety standards acquired when CITIZEN SYSTEMS-made adapters (28AD series) are used.

Warranty


Three (3) year warranty.

Datasheets



CT-S281 Datasheet

Applications


  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Convenience Store
  • Petroleum
  • Parking
  • Security
  • Pharmacy
  • Banking & Finance
  • Gaming

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