Brother PT-1230PC PC Connectable Label Maker

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Product Highlights

  • Use Your PC for Easy Input
  • Thermal Transfer Technology/No Ink
  • Prints Labels up to 1/2" (12.7mm) Wide
  • USB Connectivity (Cable Included)
  • Supports TrueType Fonts on Your PC
  • Manual Tape Cutter
  • Prints on Many Different Styles of Tapes
  • Uses 6 "AAA Batteries (Not Included)
  • Compact & Portable
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 Compatible
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You Pay: $38.90

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Perfect for home or home office labeling needs, the innovative PT-1230PC PC Connectable Label Maker from Brother is all you need. This easy to use labeler requires no software installation to operate because the software comes pre-loaded into the unit. Just connect the included USB cable to your PC and you can print exactly what you see on your screen. Utilizing the monitor, keyboard and the TrueType fonts built into your computer, you can design and print on Brother Standard Laminated, Flexible ID, Extra Strength Adhesive, Non-Laminated Iron-on Fabric, and Acid Free labels, up to 1/2" (12.7mm) wide. It accepts labels up to 26.2' (8m) long. Its Thermal Transfer technology delivers sharp and clear labels...without ink.

You can also import graphics like logos and symbols from your PC (Windows compatible). With the PT-1230PC you can save your label designs to your desktop for future use. Easy to use and share, it is the ideal solution for labeling file folders, storage containers, and much more.

No software installation is required because the easy-to-use software is pre-loaded on the label maker. That means when you're done, simply turn it off and unplug. There's nothing left behind on your PC.
Use your keyboard and PC monitor to create labels; print exactly what you see on your computer screen.
Great for labeling file folders, boxes, CD spines and much more.
Create labels using any of your PC's installed TrueType fonts, graphics, logos or symbols. Conveniently design durable, laminated labels using your PC keyboard and monitor.
Brother standard laminated labels are designed for flat items like office paper, file folders, binders, and most flat, non-textured metal, plastic and glass surfaces. They withstand water, grease, fading and abrasion, and can be used in hot and cold environments, as well as outdoors. Super thin yet technologically elegant, type is protected by clear laminated film.
Compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Prints on four different label widths, up to 2 1/2" wide.
The PT-1230 prints multiple lines of text and graphics.
This label printer is compact and comes with a built-in manual cutter.
It uses 6 "AAA" batteries or AD-24 adapter (not included).
Barcoding and database printing available with download of full version of P-touch Editor Software at Brother Solutions Center (http://solutions.brother.com).
UPC: 012502621041
Hardware Features
Model Type PC connectable
Tape Family TZ
Tape Sizes 9/64" (3.6mm), 1/4" (6.4mm), 3/8" (9.5mm), 1/2" (12.7mm)
Tape Length 26.2' (8m)
Tape Technology Thermal Transfer
Tape Types Standard Laminated
Flexible ID
Extra Strength Adhesive
Non-laminated Iron-on Fabric
Acid Free
Print Resolution 180dpi
Print Speed up to 10mm/sec
Keyboard N/A
Cutter Manual
Batteries 6 x "AAA" batteries (not included)
AC Adapter AD-24 (optional)
Interface USB
Number of Fonts Uses all TrueType Fonts
Font Styles Uses all TrueType Fonts
Point Sizes Scalable
Number of Styles Not Specified by Manufacturer
Built-in Symbols 694
Types of Styles Not Specified by Manufacturer
Maximum Print Height 0.35" (8.9mm)
Maximum Print Lines Unlimited
Label Length Setting Yes
Auto Incrementation Alpha/Numeric
Auto Numbering 1-5000
A-Z/a-z 1
Please Note:

Requires download of full version of P-touch Editor 5.0 Software

Horizontal Alignment Left
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing Yes
Rotate Printing No
Text Insert Yes
Multi-Copy Print Up to 200
Memory N/A
Date/Time Stamp No
Auto Templates Yes
Barcoding Stand-alone Mode: No
Connected to Computer: Yes (requires download of full version of P-touch Editor 5.0 software)
PC Connectivity USB
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
System Recommendations (Minimum) 128MB memory (Windows Vista, 512MB), USB port (USB 1.1 or 2.0), SVGA graphics card
Model Details
Color White/Gray
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.1 x 6.2 x 4.4" (5.3 x 15.7 x 11.2cm)
Weight 14.4 oz (125 g) (without batteries)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.0 x 6.0 x 3.0"
Brother PT-1230PC PC Connectable Label Maker
  • 1/2" (12.7mm) Black on White "TZ" Starter Tape
  • USB Cable
  • P-touch Editor Lite/Printer Driver for PCs (built-in)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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