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CL-S521


The CL-S521 direct thermal printer combines robust printing with superior price performance, ease of use and precision engineering. You'll love Citizen's unique metal Hi-Lift™ print mechanism, allowing for quick media loading while an adjustable sensor easily handles a variety of media and label configurations including standard and pediatric medical wristbands.



Product Overview


If you're looking for a rugged, precise barcode/label printer that delivers maximum performance, look no further. The CL-S521 direct thermal printer combines robust printing with superior price performance, ease of use and precision engineering. You'll love Citizen's unique metal Hi-Lift™ print mechanism, allowing for quick media loading while an adjustable sensor easily handles a variety of media and label configurations including standard and pediatric medical wristbands. Also, the powerful on-board 32 Bit RISC processor delivers exceptional throughput and fast first label out. If that weren't enough, the CL-S521 features complete connectivity, with serial, and USB interfaces, or choose optional internal Ethernet, WiFi, or Parallel.

Features


  • Available in Grey and 300 DPI (CL-S531)
  • Wireless LAN option available (model number OPT-797)
  • Zebra® and Datamax® auto-sensing emulation detection
  • Powerful 32 Bit RISC processor
  • 300 dpi printing for images or fine text (CL-S531)
  • Standard and pediatric medical wristband capable
  • Metal Hi-Lift™ print mechanism
  • Standard internal serial and USB interfaces
  • Internal Parallel, Ethernet, and wireless LAN networking options
  • Internal 5-inch (125mm) media capacity
  • Ships with Windows™ 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 drivers
  • Internal power supply
  • Label-making software included

Specifications


Model CL-S521
Printing method Direct thermal
Printing width 104 mm max.
Minimum print length 6.35 mm (0.25 inches)
Maximum print length 812 mm (32 inches)
Media width 19.5 - 118 mm (0.77 - 4.65 inches)
Printing speed 6 inches per second max.
Resolution 203 dpi
Barcode type Code3 of 9, UPC-A, UPC-E, Interleaved2 of 5, Code128, EAN-13, EAN-8, HIBC, CODABAR(NW-7), Plessey, Int2 of 5, CASE CODE, Code93, ZIP, UPC2DIG ADD, UPC5DIG ADD, UCC/EAN128(for K-MART), RandomWeight, Telepen, FIM, UPS MaxiCode, PDF417, Data Matrix, and QR code
Paper Thickness: 0.0635 - 0.254 mm (0.0025 - 0.01 inches)
Outer diameter: 127 mm (5 inches)ø MAX
Paper core diameter: 25.4 - 76 mm (1 - 3 inches)
Interface Standard interface: RS-232C and USB (USB1.1)
Optional: LAN and Parallel (IEEE1284-ECP/Centronics compatible)
Fonts 9 fixed pitch, 2 proportional font
Buffer size 512 KB
Options Auto-cutter, peeler, LAN interface board, and Parallel interface board
Power source AC100-120, 200-240V 50 / 60Hz
Weight (approx.) 3.6 kg
Outer dimensions
(W × D × H)
231 x 289 x 186 mm (9.1 x 11.4 x 7.3 inches)
Reliability MCBF 1000 km, Printhead 50 km
Safety standards UL, C-UL, FCC: class A, CCC, CE Marking

Warranty


CL-S521, CL-S621, CL-S631, CLP-521, CLP-621, CLP-631, CLP-7200, and CL-S700 series barcode printers (excluding print head, peeler and cutter). Two (2) year warranty.

Datasheets



CL-S521 Datasheet

Applications


  • Medical
  • Wristband
  • Logistics/Warehousing
  • Retail labels/tags
  • Pharmacy

Consumables & Accessories


Roll Holder for 521/621: JE98903-0
Print Head for CL-S521: JM14705-0
External Rewinder: OPT-400
Gray Cutter: JM98916-0
White cutter: OPT-789
Peeler: OPT-790
USB Cable: USB-AB-06-BK