Peacock Bros. Australia has announced the release of the R110XiIIIPlus RFID smart label printer/encoder, a unit that combines smart label encoding and verification with thermal and thermal-transfer printing in one seamless operation.
The printer/encoder is future proof compliant with Class 0, 0+,1 and class 2 RFID EPC/EAN specification standards that are emerging for use by the end of this year, according to managing director Neil Crump.
“The R110XiIIIPlus encodes product and pallet information on very thin UHF transponders embedded in pressure-sensitive smart labels (RFID tags), while simultaneously verifying that the encoding is 100 per cent accurate.
“Once the verification process has been completed and passed, the barcodes are printed over the top of the tagged label ready to use, producing fully programmed, on-demand RFID tagged barcode labels,” Crump said.
Printing in both thermal and thermal transfer modes, the unit printed text, barcodes and graphics on the surface of labels at a resolution of 20dpi on labels up to 114mm wide and 991mm long at speeds up to 254mm per second. The printer/encoder was built on heavy-gauge steel to ensure operational dependability in industrial environments.
The R110XiIIIPlus as standard included features such as enhanced alert notification to monitors printhead condition; ZebraLink network connectivity; XML-enabled printing for wider format compatibility; 32bit 133Mhz RSIC high performance processor.; and a bi-fold media door with clear panel for improved visual monitoring.
“This new smart printer brings the benefits of electronic identification and tracking into new areas of application such as inventory management, distribution, shipping, receiving, supply chain management and pallet tracking.
“It is designed for high speed large quantity projects with a ruggedness that will operate within most demanding and extreme environments,” Crimp said. Peacock Bros. (1300 723 282).