Intelligent Printers

Intelligent Printers

Smart and Intuitive

Let SATO intelligent printers do the thinking for you. SATO printers with next-generation onboard intelligence highlight efficiency improvements and predict when to carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

SATO CT4-LX

> CT4-LX Series NEW
Next generation 4" smart desktop printer

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SATO CL4NX Plus

> CL4NX Plus Series NEW
Raising the bar in industrial label printers

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SATO TH2

> TH2 Series
3" Tag Printer suitable for every environment

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SATO FX3-LX

> FX3-LX Series
An intuitive 3" label printer that seamlessly adapts to your business

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SATO CLNX

> CLNX Series with AEP
Next Generation Universal Printer Range

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SATO PW2NX

> PW2NX Series with AEP
A powerful compact 2-inch mobile printer range

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Cerner Validated

SATO WS2, WS4, PW2NX, MB4i, CG2, CG4 printers are fully Cerner Validated peripheral devices for native use within Cerner Health IT system to ensure safety, quality and efficiency for patients. SATO WS4 printers are designed for wide use through the healthcare supply chain, notably for printing of patient wristbands, specimen pathology labels and other labels used in hospitals. They can be deployed through various legs of the supply chain from clinical labs to pharmacies, medical check-up centers, clinics and hospitals. SATO is a GS1 Healthcare member and works to promote widespread serialization through the global healthcare supply chain to ensure patient safety and comfort.

> CT4-LX Series

Next generation 4" smart desktop printer

An example of true SATO innovation and ‘ceaseless creativity’, the intuitive CT4-LX printer is the perfect blend of compact dimensions and powerful performance. Designed to save time for operators and significantly increase efficiency in fast-paced business environments, the printer utilises thermal and direct thermal printing up to 128mm width in tear-off or continuous operation. The CT4-LX is ideal for a wide range of practical commercial applications, including price labelling, inventory management and shipping labels.

The innovative printer has industry-leading emulation formats that enable the CT4-LX to integrate seamlessly into existing workflows, saving time and money throughout the value chain. RFID capability is also a key feature of the printer, providing heightened flexibility, large data storage capacity and increased data collection throughput, along with greater immediacy and accuracy of data collection.

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Retail

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Food Industry

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Manufacturing


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Print Width
22mm-128mm (0.87"-5")

Print Resolution
203 dpi (8 dots / mm)
305 dpi (12 dots / mm)

Print Speed
[203dpi] 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 inches/second (Default: 4 inches/second)
[305dpi] 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 inches/second

Languages
47 Languages and Scalable Unicode (TM) Print Fonts
31 Languages for LCD Menu

Interfaces
LAN, USB, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, NFC, RS232

Memory
ROM 4GB Flash Memory (Program area and user area)
RAM 1GB DDR3 SDRAM

Benefits

  • SOTI Connect
  • PDF Printing
  • Application Enabled Printing (AEP)
  • Fast and effective label printing at up to 8"/sec
  • Integrates with existing devices for ultimate flexibility
  • 4.3" Colour Touch Panel with multiple language display
  • Reduced desk-space demands
  • UHF SRA (SATO RF Analyse)
  • RFID Functionality
  • Efficient label production, minimising waste
  • Media Profile (Easy change label setting)
  • Auto clone (Auto file re-writing)
  • Remote management with SATO Online Services (SOS) - a web-based interface which enables remote maintenance and error detection
  • Connectivity for Apple iOS
  • Quick pairing with NFC enabled devices

Accessories

Optional

  • Cutter
  • Linerless Kit
  • Dispenser Kit
  • RS-232 Kit
  • Real-Time Clock
  • Wireless LAN - Bluetooth Kit
  • RFID & UHF Model

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SATO Application Enabled Printing (AEP) Technology

A powerful on-board intelligence that enables customisation of the printer operation to significantly simplify labelling operations and reduce business costs.

Labelling problems in many industries can be solved by this flexible AEP solution, which is easily prepared and implemented by SATO and SATO Partners.

AEP introduces the next generation of Smart label printing:
  • Input devices such as scanners, keypads, weigh scales can be directly connected
  • Standalone printing is possible without the need for a host PC or additional software
  • The operator activity is prompted by a simple display screen sequence
  • The printer operation is easily customised to the business requirement
  • Network/Cloud communication for database access or other functions

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> CL4NX Plus Series

Optimise print precision, increase printing speeds and expand operational capability with the next-generation CL4NX Plus industrial printer from SATO.

The innovative label printer represents the cutting-edge evolution of SATO industrial thermal printers, which present a complement of consistent practical benefits, designed to integrate seamlessly into existing workflows.

The machine enables the reduction of labour costs and down time as a result of fewer media changes. as well as benefitting from format flexibility. With enhanced media options, the printer can reduce existing label sizes, saving costs and providing a significant boost to value chain sustainability.

A result of the Ceaseless Creativity of our global R&D network, the CL4NX Plus printer incorporates value-added features in a world class design to deliver a printing solution that goes beyond expectations.

This device is also compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS)

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Retail

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Food Industry

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Automotive

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Manufacturing


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Print Width
104mm (4.09")

Print Resolution
203, 305 & 609 dpi (auto switch)

Print speed
152mm or 6" per second
355mm or 14" per second

Screen
TFT Full Colour LCD, 3.5" (320(RGB)*240)

Languages
47 print & 30 display languages

Interfaces
USB 2.0 (Type A & B), Ethernet (IPv4/v6), RS232C, IEEE1284, EXT, Bluetooth Ver. 3.0*2, NFC, External I/O

Memory
On-Board Memory (Flash ROM) 40 MB, SD RAM 64 MB

Emulations
Auto detect - SZPL, SDPL, SIPL, STCL, SEPL

Options
Wireless LAN, WiFi Certified, WiFi Direct, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n Dual Band (2.4GHz, 5GHz)

Preventative Maintenance
SATO Online Services (SOS)

Benefits

  • 14ips printing speed even at 305pi
  • Increased precision for micro label applications
  • 80% more media capacity
  • SATO Online Services (SOS) enabled
  • Simple to operate
  • High printing accuracy
  • Keeps operations running for longer
  • Best in class ribbon core (30% larger roll compared to other label printers)
  • Plug-and-play
  • Application Enabled Printing (AEP)
  • RFID with UHF, HF and NFC functionality (coming soon)

Accessories

  • Cutter
  • Linerless Cutter
  • Dispenser with Internal Liner Rewinder
  • Real-Time Clock
  • Wireless LAN
  • Barcode Checker Stand
  • External Rewinder
  • External Cover
  • RFID (coming soon)
  • Rotary Cutter (coming soon)

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SATO Application Enabled Printing (AEP) Technology

A powerful on-board intelligence that enables customisation of the printer operation to significantly simplify labelling operations and reduce business costs.

Labelling problems in many industries can be solved by this flexible AEP solution, which is easily prepared and implemented by SATO and SATO Partners.

AEP introduces the next generation of Smart label printing:
  • Input devices such as scanners, keypads, weigh scales can be directly connected
  • Standalone printing is possible without the need for a host PC or additional software
  • The operator activity is prompted by a simple display screen sequence
  • The printer operation is easily customised to the business requirement
  • Network/Cloud communication for database access or other functions

The CL4NX Plus AEP printer solutions offers:

  • Reduced need for operator skills
  • Faster label printing
  • Reduced errors and recovery expense
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced costs

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> TH2 Series

2" Standalone Printer

The revolutionary TH2 printer comes with application enabled printing (AEP) technology that allows customisation of virtually every print mode without the need to modify the printer's firmware.

The TH2 printer from SATO is ideal for the hospitality, retail and healthcare sectors.

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Transport & Logistics

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Retail

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Restaurants

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Manufacturing

The TH2 can be used for inventory management, price marking tags and labels, food, ingredients and small items labelling, calculating sales tax, sequential numbering and identification of goods.

The TH2 printer is compact and light and can function as a standalone printer with an integrated battery and control panel. The anti-microbial housing is suitable for environments where cleanliness and the prevention of contamination are essential, for example, in the preparation of food or in the health sector.

With no PC, ink or ribbon required, the SATO TH2 can print almost any label or tag up to 56mm in width.


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal

Print Resolution
8 dot/mm (203 dpi) - TH2

Print Width
56 mm - 2.2"

Print Speed
102 mm/s - 4 inch per second

Interfaces
USB
USB - LAN
WLAN option

Memory
12 MB Flash/8 MB SDRAM

Media Width
25 mm to 60 mm
0.9" to 2.3"

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Benefits

  • Portable design for ease of use
  • Real time calendar for date coded labelling needs
  • Wide and adjustable LCD screen display
  • Easy file transfer & update of product lists
  • Multiple language printing
  • Display supports 2D barcode printing
  • Multiple interface - USB / LAN compact
  • AEP support
  • Standalone applications

Accessories

Standard

  • Dispenser
  • Real Time Clock

Optional

  • External Rewinder
  • Cutter
  • Batteries
  • Charger
  • AC Adaptor
  • Memory Expansion
  • Wall Mount Kit
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Antimicrobial Keypad Cover
  • Wireless Kit

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> FX3-LX Series

Effortless label printing for complex operations

The award-winning SATO FX3-LX is a flexible, next-generation label printer that is suited to a wide range of industries due to its highly-customisable application technology and ability to adapt to its environment. The device’s intuitive printing applications are easily accessed via a 7-inch TFT full colour touch screen, which offers users the familiar feel of using a smartphone or tablet. If in doubt, users can choose from 14 pre-set training videos, which demonstrate media loading, parts replacement, option installation, cleaning and more.

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Transport & Logistics

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Retail

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Restaurants

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Food Industry

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Manufacturing

The FX3-LX’s Application Enabled Printing (AEP) platform allows the device to be used as a PC-less, online or standalone printer, giving users full autonomy when printing labels for sectors including Food, Retail and Manufacturing and Logistics. The device is compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS) a cloud-based proactive maintenance solution that provides prompt support and eliminates unnecessary operational downtime, whatever the application.

This device is also compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS)


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal

Print Resolution
305 dpi - 12 dot/mm

Print Width
80mm (3.15")

Print Speed
152mm/sec (6 ips) (AC Adaptor), 101mm/sec (4 ips) (Battery)

Weight
3KG (with battery mount kit)

Battery
Lithium-Ion Smart battery 14.4V, 1950 mAh

Interfaces
USB LAN
Optional WLAN / Bluetooth kit
NFC function

Preventive maintenance
SATO Online Services (SOS)

Adapted to hygienic environments

  • Easy-clean, anti-bacterial casing
  • Splash proof (IPx2)
  • Impact compliant (iK06)
  • Option to wall mount
  • Can be operated with gloves

Key applications

  • Food (QSR, Corporate Hospitality)
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing and logistics

Technical Tools

  • 7" TFT full color touch screen LCD (480 x 800)
  • 47 languages and scalable Print Fonts
  • 14 preset videos including media loading, parts replacement, option installation, cleaning etc.
  • Multiple emulation support (SBPL, SZPL, SDPL, SIPL, STCL, SEPL)
  • Wireless LAN option
  • Accessories (Cutter, Linerless, battery, cradle, wall mount)
SATO AEP Application Enabled Printing logo
SOS - SATO Online Services logo
NFC logo

Benefits

  • Improved efficiency, productivity and reduced costs
  • Optimised applications (via SATO and SATO partners) for your unique business needs
  • Easy database update by USB/LAN/WLAN
  • Reduced desk space demands. Wall-mounted option available. Portability for hand-held or trolley use
  • Caters for multi-lingual clients and workforces with 47 printable languages and 31 user display languages
  • Branded and application-focussed label designs from SATO’s own design team and brand-new production facilities
  • Compatible with eco-friendly linerless labels
  • Supports compliance with food regulations
  • Multi-purpose asset: label printer, operator video training tool, compliance monitoring and management tool
  • SATO Online Services (SOS) remote, proactive maintenance solution for prompt support, wear part notification and reporting
  • AEP Support

Accessories

Standard

  • Dispenser
  • Real Time Clock

Optional

  • Cutter
  • Linerless
  • Batteries
  • Charger
  • AC Adaptor
  • Wall Mount Kit
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Bluetooth
  • Wireless Kit

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> CLNX Series with AEP

Next Generation Universal Printer Range

New 4" and 6" printers from the NX series of game-changing innovative industrial printers engineered for the ultimate operator experience and large print runs.

Compatible with Application Enabled Printing (AEP), the SATO CLNX range has advanced intelligence to improve labelling productivity, reliability and reduce costs.

This device is also compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS)

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

Transport & Logistics logo

Transport & Logistics

Retail logo

Retail

Restaurants logo

Restaurants

Food Industry logo

Food Industry

Automotive logo

Automotive

Manufacturing logo

Manufacturing


CL4NX Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Print Width
104mm - 4.1"

Print Resolution
203, 305 & 609 dpi (auto switch)

Print Speed
254mm or 10" per second
203mm or 8" per second
152mm or 6" per second

Screen
3.5" full colour LCD display

Languages
47 print & 30 display languages

Interfaces
LAN USB RS232C Parallel EXT BT Interface

Emulations
Auto detect ZPL IPL TPL DPL

CL6NX Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Print Width
167.5mm - 6.5"

Print Resolution
203 & 305 dpi (auto switch)

Print Speed
254mm or 10" per second
203mm or 8" per second

Screen
3.5" full colour LCD display

Languages
47 print & 30 display languages

Interfaces
RS232, IEEE1284, USB, LAN, Bluetooth, EXT IO

Emulations
Auto detect SZPL, SIPL, SEPL, SDPL

SATO AEP Application Enabled Printing logo

Benefits

  • User-friendly operation
  • Multinational language support
  • Multi emulation support
  • Standard multiple on-board interfaces
  • Support for a variety of media types
  • Inside and outside wound
  • Label roll up to 200mm
  • Easy setup and maintenance
  • Space saving design
  • High-Speed processing & throughput
  • Superior print accuracy and quality
  • Durable & dependable design
  • Supports new and legacy print applications
  • AEP Compatible

Accessories

CL4NX

Standard

  • Interface Cards
  • Bluetooth

Optional

  • Dispenser
  • External Rewinder
  • Internal Rewinder
  • Cutter
  • Linerless
  • Real Time Clock
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Barcode Checker
  • Wireless Kit
  • Dust Cover Kit

CL6NX

Standard

  • Interface Cards
  • Bluetooth

Optional

  • Dispenser
  • External Rewinder
  • Internal Rewinder
  • Cutter
  • Real Time Clock
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Barcode Checker
  • Wireless Kit
  • Dust Cover Kit

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SATO Application Enabled Printing (AEP) Technology

A powerful on-board intelligence that enables customisation of the printer operation to significantly simplify labelling operations and reduce business costs.

Labelling problems in many industries can be solved by this flexible AEP solution, which is easily prepared and implemented by SATO and SATO Partners.

AEP introduces the next generation of Smart label printing:
  • Input devices such as scanners, keypads, weigh scales can be directly connected
  • Standalone printing is possible without the need for a host PC or additional software
  • The operator activity is prompted by a simple display screen sequence
  • The printer operation is easily customised to the business requirement
  • Network/Cloud communication for database access or other functions
The CLNX AEP printer solutions offers:
  • Reduced operator skills
  • Faster label printing
  • Reduced errors and recovery expense
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced costs

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> PW2NX Series with AEP

A powerful compact 2-inch mobile printer range

The PW2NX Series is a highly productive, durable and compact 2-inch mobile printer from SATO, ideal for applications in a wide range of sectors from manufacturing and distribution to healthcare. It offers best in class print speeds and high quality, robust print via multiple interfacing options. SATO PW2NX Series printers are cost-effective solutions for quickly printing the information you require wherever and whenever you need it.

This device is also compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS)

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Transport & Logistics

Retail icon

Retail

Food Industry icon

Food Industry

Automotive icon

Automotive

Manufacturing icon

Manufacturing


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal

Print Width
55mm

Print Resolution
203dpi (8 dot/mm)

Print Speed
152mm/sec (6 ips). Intelligent control for faster printer

Weight
437.8g (including battery)

Durability
Drop tested to 2.5m all faces

Battery
Smart battery 7.2V, 1950 mAh

Linerless labels compatible
Yes, as standard

Interfaces
NFC, USB, Bluetooth, WLA with iOS compatibility

Emulations
SBPL, SPOS, SCPCL, SZPL, SDPL, SIPL, STPCL

SATO AEP Application Enabled Printing logo
Cerner Validated

Benefits

  • Portable and lightweight
  • Simple to operate
  • Compact
  • Robust
  • Fast print speed
  • AEP Support
  • Smart battery with intelligent charging and usage technology
  • NFC function
  • Direct WiFi
  • Linerless standard
  • Multiple accessories available

Accessories

Standard

  • Dispenser
  • Linerless
  • Batteries
  • Bluetooth

Optional

  • Charger
  • AC Adaptor
  • Vehicle Charging Cable
  • Cases, Clips & Straps
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Wireless Kit

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A versatile 2-inch label printer for multiple applications and environments

PW2NX Series printers are lightweight and sturdy, which makes them ideal for both indoor and outdoor usage. From markdowns to shelf labelling to bedside sample labelling, the device supports improved operator efficiency and increased productivity. This in turn, leaves more time for operators to focus on their customers or patients.

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