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PT-1290

"Simply Stylish" Home & Office Labeler




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Overall Rating: (4.1 out of 5)
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37 of 48 people would recommend this product.

Overall Rating: 4 out of 5
Good product at a good price
December 24, 2012
By blazerman from Slidell, LA
I have used Brother labelers at work and this model is as dependable and as useful as the larger models.
Expertise Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Use Home (Personal Use)
Brother products owned 1
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Easy To Use
July 5, 2012
By WhateverLA from Los Angeles
Made a label without having to read the instructions. Very intuitive and easy!
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Use Home (Personal Use)
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Overall Rating: 4 out of 5
Works, but documents are really bad.
December 4, 2011
By DougInNC from North Carolina
I unpacked the PT-1290 today after a good deal grabbed me on Black Friday. It works. Making settings and typing text is a slow process. Print speed is adequate. I liked that two tapes came with the labeler. Would have liked the power adapter to be included rather than just working from (my) batteries. I did like the unexpected feature to save up to 9 labels for later use, either more prints or editing later for changes.

The odd thing is that none of the packaged documents identify this as an existing Brother model, nor is one of the two included tapes anywhere in the package documentation. So favor yourself by printing the list of supplies for this model from the web site.

The key question, of course, is whether it will still work a year from now, but that is the warranty period so there is hope!
Expertise Casual User
Use Home (Personal Use)
Brother products owned 1
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Overall Rating: 5 out of 5
Terrific labeler
November 28, 2011
By MattTheTech from Tulsa, Ok
I have had many label makers. I dont have a particular preference for brand, I just need it to work when I need it. This has excellent features and makes it right every time. Bulky for transporting around but it works great so its worth it!!
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Use Large Business (1000+ Employees)
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