Brother PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool

Brother PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool

Brother PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool

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Product Highlights

  • Print Resolution: 180 x 360 dpi
  • Tape Sizes: 0.14-0.94"
  • Maximum Tape Length: 26.2'
  • Standalone or Wired Operation
  • QWERTY Keyboard with Rubber Keys
  • Automatic Cutter
  • Memory for Databases and Templates
  • USB and Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Runs on Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • P-touch Editor 5.1 Label Design Software
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Brother PT-E550W overview

  • 1Description

Design and print labels from a computer or link to a database wirelessly to save time with the PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool from Brother. Featuring both USB and Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as standalone modes by downloading templates and databases, the PT-E550W is a versatile and portable unit. It offers a print resolution of 180 x 360 dpi along with the ability to accept tapes from 0.14 to 0.94" wide by up to 26.2' long. Additionally, it has a QWERTY keyboard with rubber keys as well as an automatic cutter for speed and accuracy.

Further benefitting the devices mobile nature is the rechargeable Li-ion battery for complete wireless operation. Also, it comes with P-touch Editor v5.1 Label Design software for more control over your designs. A backlit LCD screen is available for checking labels before printing.

Print from a mobile device running iOS or Android
Wirelessly transfer label designs and databases to job site
Use Microsoft Office files to send information using a cloud server or email
Search and edit databases with the labeler
Automatic strip cutter works with HGe tape to produce labels quickly
Smart labeling keys
Alpha and numeric serializing options
Large backlit LCD screen
Compatible with HGe, HSe and TZe tapes
Prints laminated, heat shrink tubing, and UL recognized labels with thermal transfer technology
UPC: 012502635994
In the Box
Brother PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool
  • ADE001 AC Power Adapter zurxbfxxvfdstardw
  • BAE001 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1900mAh)
  • TZeFX231 Flexible ID Tape (Black on White, 0.47" x 26.2')
  • Wrist Strap
  • Carrying Case
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Brother PT-E550W specs

    Hardware Features
    Model Type Industrial wireless handheld
    Tape Family HGe, TZe, HSe
    Tape Sizes 0.14" (3.5 mm), 0.24" (6 mm), 0.35" (9 mm), 0.47" (12 mm), 0.71" (18 mm), 0.94" (24 mm)
    Tape Length 26.2' (8 m)
    Tape Technology Laminating thermal transfer
    Tape Types Standard adhesive, extra-strength adhesive, flexible ID tape, head shrink tube, tamper-evident, iron-on fabric, acid-free
    LCD Backlit LCD (15 characters x 2 lines)
    Print Resolution 180 x 360 dpi
    Print Speed AC Adapter: 1.2" (30 mm) per second
    Battery: 0.8" (20 mm) per second
    Keyboard QWERTY with rubber keys
    Cutter Fully automatic with strip cutting feature
    Operation Mode Standalone, wireless or wired download standalone, print from computer, tablet or mobile device
    Printer Emulations Raster graphics
    Preview WYSIWYG graphic display
    Power Switch Soft rubber key
    Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack (BA-E001)
    AC Adapter AD-E001 (included)
    Interface Wi-Fi
    Mobile Device App Cable Label Tool, Mobile Transfer Express, iPrint & Label, Brother Print SDK Demo
    Mobile Device Requirements iOS 3.0 or later
    Android 1.6 or later
    Software Features
    Auto Power Off Yes
    Number of Fonts 14 (Helsinki, Brussels, US, Los Angeles, San Diego, Florida, Calgary, Belgium, Atlanta, Adams, Brunei, Sofia, Germany, Letter Gothic)
    Font Sizes 9 (6 pt, 9 pt, 12 pt, 18 pt, 24 pt, 36 pt, 42 pt, 48 pt, Auto)
    Font Styles 10 (Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid)
    Built-in Symbols 384 industrial symbols
    Maximum Print Height 0.7" (18 mm)
    Multi-Block Up to 99 blocks
    Label Length Setting Auto, 1.0-39.3" (25-999 mm)
    Auto Incrementation Standard and advanced serialization methods
    Auto Numbering Yes
    Horizontal Alignment Center, left, right, justified
    Vertical Printing Yes
    Mirror Printing No
    Rotate Printing Input and rotate line by line, rotate and repeat
    Text Insert Yes
    Text Framing / Fill Pattern 6 frames / no fill patterns
    Multi-Copy Print Up to 99 copies
    Memory Up to 99 files or up to 18,297 characters
    Up to 6 MB downloadable templates/databases/images
    Memory for Transferred Data Up to 99 downloadable templates/databases/images (6 MB)
    Date/Time Stamp No
    Snapper Function Yes
    Built-In Designs/Templates General, faceplates, cable wrap, cable flag, heat shrink, patch panel, punch block
    Auto Formats General, faceplates, cable wrap, cable flag, heat shrink, patch panel, punch block
    Database Printing Yes, from computer or downloaded and standalone
    Barcoding Yes, standalone or print from computer
    Barcodes (Stand-Alone Mode) 9 (Code39, Code128, ITF (I-2of5), GS1-128 (UCC/EAN128), Codabar (NW-7), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13)
    Barcodes (Connected to Computer) 21 (Code39, Code128, ITF (I-2of5), GS1-128 (UCC/EAN128), GS1 DataBar (RSS), GS-1 Composite, Codabar (NW-7), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, ISBN-2, ISBN-5, Postnet, Laser Barcode, PDF-417, QR Code, Micro QR Code, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, Aztec)
    OS Compatibility Windows Server 2012 R2, Server 2012, Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, 8, 7, Vista
    Mac OS X 10.7 and later
    iOS 3.0 and later
    Android 1.6 and later
    Model Details
    Dimensions 5.0 x 3.7 x 9.8" (12.7 x 9.4 x 24.9 cm)
    Weight 2.3 lb (1 kg) without tape and batteries
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 7.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.3 x 13.2 x 5.2"

    Brother PT-E550W reviews

    PT-E550W Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top of the Line I was shown the PT-E550W at a cabling industry convention and decided to give it a try. Of all the cable labeling tools that I have worked with during the past 20 years, the PT-E550W is the best. The labeler itself is easy to use. I can make any conceivable communications related label ahead of time for planned projects or on the spot for short order work. The printed labels are also very professional looking and the use of commonly accessible P Touch TZ tapes is a real plus (no over priced- factory order label tapes needed here). Whomever designed this one did a great job!
    Date published: 2016-01-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easier to use than Edge I had the top of the line Edge for the last two years and liked it but had some problems moving company logos to and from the labeler sometimes. The quality and size of the icon had to be just right and printing was hit or miss depending on size of the tape. The 550 is a dramatic step forward in ease of use and power. First, the link to the iPhone seemed like a marketing bullet but it is really powerful to use. True WYSIWYG makes it great. I don't believe I have figured out the wireless function yet because I cannot print to the labeler without hardwiring it. Wireless has only been successful thus far sending a database to and from the labeler. Again, this could be me but it might be a limitation. But the star of the show is the true ease of use. The buttons, auto sizing of labels, LCD display, etc. all make it very easy to be productive immediately with little waste of label material (something I wasted a lot with the Edge). Super machine
    Date published: 2016-03-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice Label Printer. Solid and versatile label printer. It will use an incredible array of label formats. The Windows software is fine but the Mac software is weak. It has difficulty with spreadsheets, etc. on a Mac.
    Date published: 2016-06-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from PT-E550W Great printer for the price Very fast and easy to use
    Date published: 2015-11-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and perfect labels Works fantastic. Like it can go from shrink cable to label and it is portable. Love the cable shrink. Not the machines fault – but would be nice to have cable shrink that would work on cables that have connectors at both ends. Again – great product!
    Date published: 2016-06-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great improvement from the label printers I had I had 2 different models of a competitors printers and this has out preformed in one day! I love the apps for the phone and computer. I also love the clear printing that this unit preforms. It makes me want to label everything.
    Date published: 2016-05-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Printer Purchased this after seeing a consultant using this. Works well for our need. Really like that some of the label media has a clear layer that protects the print and keeps it clean and free from smearing.
    Date published: 2016-01-11
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