RFID Printers

RFID Printers

Advanced and accurate

RFID is the answer for situations where large volumes of tagged items need to be quickly and accurately identified. On top of providing 100% accuracy, RFID is especially designed for dynamic situations where high speed information transparency is required. With 100% accuracy, high speed data rates and orientation insensitive tagging capability, SATO delivers RFID solutions to meet the needs of the most complex business environment.

SATO RFID printer/encoders for UPC, UHF and HF are engineered to support a diversity of applications across industries and their compliance standards. Known for being one of the first adopters of RFID encoding and printer technology, SATO has the right RFID solution of printers, software and RFID tags and labels, that deliver years of dependable and versatile performance.

RFID Thermal Printers

Need a solution that’s supply chain proven and offers the most recent industry specification compliance?

SATO offers a wide array of UHF and HF encoding solutions to fit the application needs of today and the implementation of technology in to the future. The SATO range of hardware products support EPC, ISO, I-Code, Tag-it standards fulfilling case carton to item level tagging industry standards.

RFID tags are written, read and verified inside the printer prior to printing. In the case of a tag failure, the RFID printers will mark the tag, send a ‘bad tag’ output and advance to the next one, assuring reliability in mission critical applications.

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For more information about our PJM RFID solutions, visit SATO Vicinity


SATO CL6NX Plus

> CL6NX Plus Series NEW
A pioneering 6" Thermal Industrial Printer

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SATO CL4NX Plus

> CL4NX Plus Series
Raising the bar in industrial label printers

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SATO CT4-LX

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

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SATO S84-EX

> S84-EX
4" OEM Print Engine

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SATO S86-EX

> S86-EX
6" OEM Print Engine

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To configure your S84 printer, please view our RFID Configuration guide.

> CL6NX Plus Series

A pioneering 6" Thermal Industrial Printer

Built to enhance track and trace operations throughout the global supply chain.

Businesses are increasingly harnessing the power of data to underpin traceability, enhance productivity and improve customer satisfaction and the rise of IoT continues to drive transformation across many industries.

The new CL6NX Plus with enhanced print accuracy, smart head functionality and RFID capability provides customers with the on-site performance and service they need to significantly boost their efficiency. This industry-leading 6-inch thermal printer is designed to meet the requirements of mid-range to high-end label printing environments.

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

The device comes with built-in Application Enabled Printing (AEP) and is also compatible with SATO Online Services (SOS), PDF Direct Print, SOTI Connect and App Storage.

Suitable for:

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Automotive

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Manufacturing

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Healthcare

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Retail

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Food Industry


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Print Width
167.5mm - 6.5"

Print Resolution
203 & 305 dpi (auto switch)

Print speed
10 ips 254 mm/sec
8 ips 203 mm/sec

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

Languages
47 to print and more (Unicode Support) & 30 Menu display languages

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

Memory
On-Board Memory (Flash ROM) 2GB ROM, 256 MB RAM

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), Wired 802.1X

Preventative Maintenance
SATO Online Services (SOS)

Benefits

  • 10ips printing speed
  • Best in class ribbon core (30% larger roll compared to other label printers)
  • Smart Head for service traceability
  • Increased precision
  • Simple to operate
  • Plug-and-play
  • Application Enabled Printing (AEP)
  • SATO Online Services (SOS), PDF Direct Print, SOTI Connect and App Storage enabled
  • RFID UHF SRA (SATO RFID Analyse) capability
  • NFC functionality

Accessories

  • Cutter
  • Dispenser with Internal Liner Rewinder
  • Real-Time Clock
  • Wireless LAN
  • Internal Barcode Checker Function
  • External Rewinder
  • RFID UHF

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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 CL6NX 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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> CL4NX Plus Series

Raising the bar in industrial label printers

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) 2GB ROM, 256 MB RAM

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), 802.1X

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
  • Rotary Cutter

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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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> 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 HF/UHF 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

SATO AEP Application Enabled Printing logo
SOS - SATO Online Services logo
SOTI Connect logo
PDF Direct Print logo

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

Request more information

> S84-EX - 4" OEM Print Engine

The S84-EX offers significant industry advancements in quality imaging, exceptional throughput and incomparably easy operation, setup and maintenance. The new generation of SATO Print Engines delivers flexibility and convenience, providing customers with numerous interfaces, as well as tool-less maintenance. Optional wireless LAN and Bluetooth allow for even greater connectivity in continuously changing operating environments.

Suitable for:

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Healthcare

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Transport & Logistics

Food Industry icon

Food Industry

Automotive icon

Automotive

Manufacturing icon

Manufacturing


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal & Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal Only

Print Resolution
203 dpi, 305 dpi, 609 dpi

Print Width
104mm - 4.1"

Print Speed
406mm/s - 16 inch per second
356mm/s - 14 inch per second
152mm/s - 6 inch per second

Ribbon Length
600m

Emulations
SZPL, SDPL

Interfaces
USB, LAN, RS232C, IEEE1284, EXT I/O

Options
RFID, WLAN, Bluetooth

Printer Memory
48 MB Flash ROM, 64 MB SDRAM

RFID Solutions by SATO

Benefits

  • RFID
  • Easy of operation
  • Ease of setting, download and upload
  • Enhanced connectivity
  • Simple standalone mode
  • Durable design
  • Easy maintenance
  • Multiple language support
  • High-speed printing & fast throughput
  • Standard emulations on board
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Right (RH) & Left (LH) models available
  • 2 colour LCD and LED
  • Face in / Face out Ribbon support

Accessories

Standard

  • Interface Cards

Optional

  • RFID option (factory installed)
  • Memory Expansion
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Bluetooth
  • Wireless Kit

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> S86-EX - 6" OEM Print Engine

The S86-ex offers significant industry advancement in quality imaging, exceptional throughput, and incomparably easy operation, setup and maintenance.

The new generation of SATO Print Engines delivers flexibility and convenience, providing customers with numerous interfaces as well as tool-less maintenance, and optional wireless LAN and Bluetooth allow for even greater connectivity in continuously changing operating environments.

Suitable for:

Healthcare icon

Healthcare

Transport & Logistics icon

Transport & Logistics

Food Industry icon

Food Industry

Automotive icon

Automotive

Manufacturing icon

Manufacturing


Features

Print Method
Direct Thermal & Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal Only

Print Resolution
203 dpi, 305 dpi

Print Width
167.5mm - 6.59"

Print Speed
356mm/s - 14 inch per second
305mm/s - 12 inch per second

Ribbon Length
600m

Emulations
SZPL, SDPL

Interfaces
USB, LAN, RS232C, IEEE1284, EXT I/O

Options
RFID, WLAN, Bluetooth

Printer Memory
48 MB Flash ROM, 64 MB SDRAM

RFID Solutions by SATO

Benefits

  • RFID
  • Easy of operation
  • Ease of setting, download and upload
  • Enhanced connectivity
  • Simple standalone mode
  • Durable design
  • Easy maintenance
  • Multiple language support
  • High-speed printing & fast throughput
  • Standard emulations on board
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Right (RH) & Left (LH) models available
  • 2 colour LCD and LED
  • Face in / Face out Ribbon support

Accessories

Standard

  • Interface Cards

Optional

  • RFID option (factory installed)
  • Memory Expansion
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Bluetooth
  • Wireless Kit

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