Citizen Systems Europe, the manufacturer of label, barcode,portable and POS printers, has launched its latest range of industrialdesktop printers designed to provide simple, cost effective and highquality label printing. The new CL-S521, CL-S621 and CL-S631 printersare supplied as standard with both Zebra and Datamax emulations onboard for maximum flexibility and easy integration.
Theprinters' Cross-Emulation feature automatically detects the code beingsent to it and switches the printer from Datamax to Zebra emulation orvice-versa, making them fully compatible and easy to incorporate intoan existing application or network. Additionally, an integrated BASICinterpreter comes as standard, without the additional cost of a licencefee, to allow programs to be written and stored in the printer. Thismakes it ideal for integration within specialist environments or foroperation in stand-alone applications where connection to a PC is notneeded.
The direct thermal CL-S521 prints at up to six inchesper second, while the CL-S621 is thermal transfer using industrystandard 360 metre ribbons on 1 inch cores, inside or outside wound,eliminating the need to stock specialist ribbon sizes. 300 dpi versionsare available with the CL-S631 being a stocked item and the directthermal CL-S531 available as a dealer upgrade.
With 16Mb of RAMand 4Mb of flash, there is plenty of space to store a range of logos,fonts and BASIC programs. Serial and USB interfaces are supplied asstandard, with the options to add Parallel, Ethernet and Wireless LANoptions, to provide remote control, configuration and monitoring ofeach printer.
As with all of Citizen's printers, the CL-S521and 621 are all backed by the company's excellent customer supportservice and the option to extend the warranty to three or five years.They feature rugged all-metal mechanisms, internal mains supply forreliability and a quick release plate for easily cleaning andservicing.
The new models also take advantage of Citizen'sproven Hi-Open case, which opens vertically to minimise the footprintof the printers and enhanced media sensors for an improved userexperience. Furthermore, the printers feature Citizen's Hi-Lift metalmechanism and the innovative ARCP anti-wrinkle and automatic tensioningsystem for quick and trouble free ribbon loading.