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CLP-521 / CLP-531


The CLP-521 direct thermal printer combines robust printing with superior price performance, ease of use, and precision engineering. The CLP-521 also features complete connectivity, with standard parallel, serial, and USB interfaces, or choose optional internal Ethernet or WiFi.



Product Overview


If you're looking for a rugged, precise barcode/label printer that delivers maximum performance, then look no further. The CLP-521 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 CLP-521 features complete connectivity, with standard parallel, serial, and USB interfaces, or choose optional internal Ethernet or WiFi.

Features


  • Wireless LAN option available (model: OPT-797)
  • Available in gray and 300 DPI (model: CLP-531)
  • Powerful 32-Bit RISC processor
  • 300 dpi printing for images or fine text (CLP-531)
  • Standard and pediatric medical wristband capable
  • Metal Hi-Lift™ print mechanism
  • Standard internal parallel, serial, and USB interfaces
  • Internal Ethernet and wireless LAN networking options
  • Internal 5-inch (125mm) media capacity
  • Zebra® and Datamax® emulations available
  • Ships with Windows™ 2000, XP, and Vista drivers
  • Label-making software included
  • Internal power supply
  • MEDITECH and EPIC Certified

Specifications


Model CLP-521 / CLP-531
Printing method Direct thermal
Printing width 104 mm (4.1 inches) 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 101.6 mm (4 inches) per second max.
Resolution 203 dpi
Paper Thickness: 0.0635 - 0.254 mm (0.0025 - 0.01 inches)
Outer roll diameter: 127 mm (5 inches)ø MAX
Paper core diameter: 25.4 - 76 mm (1 - 3 inches)
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
Interface Standard interface: RS-232C, Parallel (IEEE1284-ECP/Centronics compatible), and USB (USB1.1)
Optional: LAN
Fonts 9 fixed pitch, 2 proportional font
Buffer size 512 KB
Command Citizen original command
Options Auto-cutter, peeler, LAN 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


Two (2) year warranty.

Datasheets


Applications


  • Medical
  • Wristband
  • Logistics and warehousing
  • Retail labels and tags
  • Pharmacy

Consumables & Accessories


  • Roll holder for 521/621: JE98903-0
  • Print head for CLP-521: JM14703-0
  • External rewinder: OPT-400
  • Gray cutter: JM989-0
  • Peeler: OPT-790
  • USB cable: USB-AB-06-BK