- TSC has introduced a new three-inch-wide-format portable receipt printer – The Alpha-3R Mobile Printer – which is not only compact, lightweight and durable, but also extremely affordable. The Alpha-3R Mobile Printer is the first in a new family of economical, feature-rich portable printers that will be available worldwide in the third quarter of 2012.
- The Alpha-3R receipt printer draws on TSC’s 20 years of experience designing durable, economically priced label printers. It features a fast print speed of up to 4 ips, a lightweight, ergonomic design, and is compatible with any application requiring mobile on-demand receipt printing. With its IP54-rated environmental case, the Alpha-3R Mobile Printer offers standard protection against dust and water. It also is protected by a rugged rubber over-mold case designed to keep the unit working normally even after a 5-foot drop. With the largest battery and paper-roll capacity of its class, the Alpha-3R Mobile Printer will deliver the most productive and efficient service over a full day’s duty cycle. In addition, a media adjustment knob allows operators to quickly set the unit to handle different media widths.
- The Alpha-3R Mobile Printer prints on direct thermal receipt paper up to 3.15 inches (80 mm) wide, with a print area up to 2.83 inches wide (72 mm). The printer is ideally suited for numerous mobile field applications, including direct store delivery (DSD) route accounting, field service, traffic ticketing, and restaurant and kiosk point-of-sale systems, and also is compatible with a wide variety of other mobile devices.
Superior connectivity, ease of use:
- The Alpha-3R Mobile Printer supports USB, optional serial, 802.11 b/g/n wireless and Bluetooth® interfaces, which enables it to easily communicate with a mobile computer or even a smart phone. Suspended from a convenient neck strap, the Alpha-3R Mobile Printer can be worn and used comfortably for a full shift, while freeing the operator to perform other tasks.
‘Out of the box’ language-emulation support
- Alpha-3R Mobile Printer support the most popular mobile printer programming languages, “right out of the box,” including CPCL, Eltron® and Zebra® languages, making it easy for users to develop a wide variety of printing applications.
- Like all TSC printers, the Alpha-3R Mobile Printer is backed by an industry-best two-year limited warranty. After the unit is programmed and enters the field, TSC provides worry-free support.
- The compact, easy-to-operate Alpha-3R Mobile Printer is designed to support a host of business applications, including:
- Direct store deliveries (DSD)
- Field repair/installation
- Mobile point of sale
- Parking citations
- Mobile ticketing
- Onboard transportation ticketing
- Utility billing/meter reading