Discontinuation of SATO's 4" Legacy Printers

On March 17th this year, SATO launched our new CL4NXTM, a universal and game-changing industrial thermal barcode printer. Since the printer’s release, it has received overwhelming acceptance by customers and partners around the globe for its exceptional All-in-One functions, Plug-and-Play features, Simple-to-Operate design, on-board competitive emulations, amongst other industry leading advantages. 

In view of this positive response, we will no longer manufacture the printer models listed below and their associated accessories. For servicing and maintenance purposes, spare parts for these models will be available for up to 5 years from the discontinuation date of July 1, 2014.

  • CL4e Series
  • GT4e Series
  • LM4e Series
  • GL4e Series
  • GZ4e Series
  • M5900RVe

A limited number of units from each of the above-mentioned series do remain available, however, orders will be fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis until inventories are exhausted.

We encourage you to consider the new CL4NXTM in your present and future applications. Built to feature our advanced technologies and upon our commitment to reliability, the new CL4NX is engineered for ultimate user-friendly operability and maintainability, and is skilfully crafted to support new and legacy printing applications across a wide array of verticals.

For more information on the new CL4NX, please click here.





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SATO launches CL4NX, a truly universal and game-changing thermal printer, celebrating 33 years of innovation as the barcode printing pioneer

Tokyo, Japan, March 17, 2014 – SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labelling, and EPC/RFID solutions, announced today their revolutionary, new CL4NX series of industrial thermal barcode printers, capitalising on their 33 years of innovation and expertise as the pioneer in thermal barcode printing since 1981.

The CL4NX is SATO’s first truly universal printer engineered for the ultimate operator experience, and is skilfully crafted to support new and legacy printing applications across a wide array of verticals that would require a durable and dependable printer for years to come.

“In 1981, SATO introduced to the world the first thermal-transfer barcode printer (M-2311). Since then, we have always taken pride in setting higher standards of innovation such as the S-type print engines for factory automation,” said Kaz Matsuyama, President & CEO of SATO Holdings Corporation. “At SATO, our mission is to strive to create new values for our customers and, in today’s world of globalisation, ensuring optimum borderless operations is their number one need. I am confident that this new CL4NX with its truly universal design and unparalleled operability will set a new height of expectation in performance for our customers and partners operating on a global scale. Undoubtedly, it is the best industrial barcode printer SATO has ever developed.”

The CL4NX is a game-changing innovation that is made easy. It is designed to be so easy to use and maintain that anyone can feel the difference from the day they start using it. Its exceptional All-in-One and Simple-to-Operate features include the following. (For more information on the product features, please refer to www.satoamerica.com/CL4NX)

l  Ultimate user-friendly operability with 3.5-inch full-colour display and built-in video tutorials with 30 user-selectable languages

l  Ultimate easy maintenance design with tool-free print heads and platens replacement

l  Ultimate print quality consistent across a wide range of consumables

l  Best-in-class ruggedness and compactness with aluminium die-cast construction

l  Best-in-class processing and throughput speed, and memory capacity

l  Best-in-class communication and emulation capabilities

l  Best-in-class scalability and expandability including RFID/NFC

These unique features make the CL4NX ideal for manufacturing, warehousing, supply chain logistics, healthcare, retail, and other industrial or harsh environments. It is also easily configurable and scalable for global deployments.

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Click here to find out more information on the new CL4NX printer

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About SATO

SATO is a pioneer and leading global provider of integrated Automatic Identification and Data Collection solutions that leverage barcode and RFID technologies. SATO manufactures innovative, reliable auto-identification systems and offers complete solutions to businesses by integrating hardware, software, media supplies and maintenance services.  SATO’s solutions enable businesses to realise precision, labour and resource savings that help preserve the environment and deliver peace of mind to consumers. All of which contribute to the development of a sustainable world.

Founded in 1940, SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan.  It has sales and support offices in over 20 countries and is represented globally through a world-class network of partners. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, it reported revenues of JPY 87,256 million (€817 Million). More information about SATO can be found at www.satoworldwide.com

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