S84-ex / S86-ex features


The S84-ex and S86-ex print engine family cover the needs of 4 inch or 6 inch printing applications. Direct Thermal only model and Ribbons Saver model (S84-ex only) are available.
Key features of the new print engine:

  • Easy to use
  • Enhanced connectivity
  • Quick maintenance

Ease of Operation

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 2 color LCD and LED - The 2 color LCD and LED help operators easily understand the status of printers even though he works far from print and apply machines
 Face in/Face out Ribbons support - No setting change required to use both face-in and face-out ribbons
 Auto sensor Calibration Function - No sensor level required
Ease of setting, download and upload

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 Downloadable printer settiung, font and firmware va SD/USB -  allows customers to set up printers easily without software tools

 Uploadable printer buffer data and operation log via SD/USB - Helps analyze print operations and trouble shooting

 Remote printer setting:
   - Web browser
   - SATO All-in-One Utilities
   - SNMP (Release in early 2015)

Fast throughput and print speed

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 S84/86-ex has "best-in-class" print speed - Print speed up to 16 ips

 New printer circuit board - Increases first label print speed and overall throughput

Simple standalone mode

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 Upgraded simple standalone mode -  This mode provides independent operation by LCD
Environmental friendly

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 Ribbon saver model - The ribbon saver function reduces the use of thermal transfer ribbon

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Increased connectivity supports both legacy and future host environment

 Standard Multipe Interfaces - RS232C, IEEE1284, USB and LAN

 Optional interfaces - Wireless LAN IEE 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth

 D-SUB 25 pin External Signal Interface - Amphenol 14 pin conversion cable attached and NPN/PNP connection
Standard Emulations Onboards

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 Standard Emulations on board - Supports SBPL, SZPL and SDPL and the LCD is selectable
Multiple Languages Support

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   Unicode - UTF8, UTF16, WGL4

 Built-in Asian font support - simplified chinese, traditional chinese, korean, thai and arabic

 TTF Download function - 1 byte and 2 byte, max 11,7 MB capacity

 Multi language LCD menu - 7 languages
Ease of maintenance

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 Printhead replacement - No tools required for print head replacement. Opening cable cover helps to change from both front or side

 Roller replacement - Locking slide cover allows for fast and easy replacement of rollers

 Backing side structure - Convenient access to printer circuit board, gears and power supply. The revised layout provides more room for easier maintenance to the backside.

 Sensor cover - Non stick surface. Prevents label jams and toolless design makes cover removal and clean easy

 Gearbox Design - Universal gearbox supports all print resolution and reducing inventory and simplify the process

Durable design

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 Strong against vibration and static - Anti vibration and static design protect power supply and main boards. Allowing the print engine to tolerate harsh environment

 Reinforces belt design - The new belt and gear design reduce the belt wear and increase durablility