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Barcode printer PC42E

The PC42E-T desktop printer is compact, reliable, and user-friendly, providing efficient printing performance, easy manageability, and maintenance. It helps maximize productivity and minimize costs, making it ideal for light to medium printing applications in various industries such as retail, warehousing, transportation and logistics, and light manufacturing. Equipped with high-performance print heads offering resolution options of 203 dpi or 300 dpi, the PC42E-T delivers fast and stable high-quality printing with a maximum speed of 6 inches per second. This meets customer demands for enhanced printing accuracy and high-definition labels required for tasks like logistics parcel tracking and marking assets and products. The PC42E-T includes an ECO button for economy mode that helps reduce label wastage and save calibration waiting time. Its clever design allows easy switching between 0.5 inch and 1inch ribbon cores and enables multiple applications with a single printer. Connectivity options for the PC42E-T are diverse, catering to different usage scenarios. In addition to built-in ethernet and USB host, the printer supports a host of accessories like cutters, peelers, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth®, and USB to serial cable. The cutter supports enhanced productivity, while the peeler supports various paper types and offers excellent stripping performance. The optional Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module enables easy deployment and management of a large number of printers, reducing the limitations of physical cable connections.

PC42E Barcode Printer Technical Overview

Mechanical Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 10.74 in x 7.8 in x 6.6 in (273 mm x 198 mm x 168 mm)
  • Weight: 4.5 lbs (2.04 kg)

Media Handling:

  • Maximum Media Diameter: 5.0 in (127 mm)
  • Media Core Sizes: 1 in (25.4 mm); 1.5 in (38.1 mm)
  • Media Width: 1 in to 4.5 in (25.4 mm to 114 mm)
  • Minimum Label Length: 0.37 in (9.6 mm)
  • Maximum Print Length:
    • 203 dpi: 190 in (4826 mm)
    • 300 dpi: 85 in (2159 mm)

Ribbon Specifications:

  • Ribbon Support: Coated side out
  • Maximum Ribbon Diameter: 2.7 in (68 mm)
  • Ribbon Core Sizes: 0.5 in, 1.0 in
  • Ribbon Width: 1 in to 4.3 in (25.4 mm to 110 mm)
  • Maximum Ribbon Length: 300 m @ 1 in core; 74m @ 0.5 in core


  • Print Resolution:
    • 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
    • 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
  • Default Print Speed: 100 mm/s (4.0 ips)
  • Maximum Print Speed:
    • 203 dpi: 6 ips
    • 300 dpi: 5 ips
  • Maximum Print Width: 4.25 in (108 mm)


  • Standard Interfaces:
    • USB Device, USB Host (factory installed)
    • Internal Ethernet
  • Options:
    • USB to serial cable
    • Wi-Fi 5 & Bluetooth® 5.0 module
  • Protocols: TCP/IP suite (TCP, UDP, M, IGMP), LPR/LPD, Telnet/SSH, FTP/SFTP, BOOTP, DHCP, HTTP/HTTPS, SMTP (Supports IPv4 and IPv6)

User Interface:

  • Display: 1 Feed Button, 1 ECO Button and LED
  • Web Page Languages: English (Default), Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, French, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Thai

Graphics and Barcodes:

  • Native Graphic Formats: 1-bit BMP, GIF, PCX, PNG
  • Barcode Symbologies: All major 1D and 2D symbologies, including Aztec, Code 16K, Code 49, Data Matrix, Dot Code, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN, UCC 128, Grid Matrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128, MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14 (variations)


  • Printer Command Languages: Direct Protocol (DP), DPL, ZSim2 (ZPL II), ESim (EPL), XML enabled for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS
  • Drivers: Inter Driver Windows® printer driver, CUPS driver for Linux, Honeywell Device Types for SAP, Honeywell label design and print package
  • Application: BarTender®
  • Character Sets: English and Extended Latin, Arabic, Baltic and Baltic Rim, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, and more with Monotype™ Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) and WorldType Layout Engine (WTLE)

Environmental Conditions:

  • Operating Temperature: +41°F to +104°F (+5°C to +40°C) @ 10 to 80% RH non-condensing
  • Storage Temperature: -40°F to +140°F (-40°C to +60°C) @ 10 to 90% RH

Electrical Specifications:

  • Input: 90~264V voltage
  • Output: 24V DC, 2.5 A


  • Standard: 128 MB Flash, 128 MB SDRAM

Accessory Options:

  • Cutter
  • Peel-off
  • Roller


  • Regulatory: CE, C TUV US, FCC, IC
  • Safety: CB
  • Europe: EN 62368-1
  • Other Countries: IEC 62368-1
  • EMC: Europe EMC Directive, EN55032 CLASS A+ EN55035


  • One-year warranty on the printer
  • One-year warranty on the printhead