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Brother PT-1280VP
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P-Touch Labeler (Value Pack)
The PT-1280VP is an affordable, feature-packed home & office labeler that can print laminated labels up to 12mm wide. This unit features an easy-view 15 character display and can print up to 2 lines. This unit has 6 auto formats, 5 framing options and 9 type styles. Also, 3 type sizes, which automatically adjusts the text size according to the tape width. This "value pack" includes the PT1280, Starter TZ Black on White 12mm tape, TZ231 Black on White 12mm tape and 6 AAA batteries.

Main Features
  • 3 Favorite Keys – To save and print your favorite labels in seconds
  • Prints up to 2 lines
  • Operates on 6 "AA" batteries (not included), or optional AD30 AC adapter
  • 6 Auto Formats and 8 Framing Options
  • Huge assortment of TZ tapes available
  • Easy-view 15 character display
  • Compact size---only 6" x 6" x 2"
  • Prints on four different label widths, up to 12mm wide
  • Uses new “super-narrow” non-laminated tape for labeling CD spines
  • 3 Type sizes, automatically adjusts the text size according to the tape width
  • Easy-view 15 character display
  • Prints up to 2 lines
Hardware Features
Tape Family TZ
Tape Sizes‡ 3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm
Tape Length‡ 26.2'
Tape Technology Thermal Transfer
LCD Display 15 char x 1 line
Maximum Print Resolution 180 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 10 mm / sec
Keyboard QWERTY
Cutter Manual
Batteries 6 AAA (optional)
AC Adapter AD-30 (optional)
Handle No
Interface No

Software Features
Fonts Helsinki
Font Sizes Small, Medium, Large
Font Styles Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Vertical
Max. Print Height 9.0 mm
Label Length Setting Auto / 1.2" - 12.0"
Auto Incrementation Alpha / numeric
Horizontal Alignment L only
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing Yes
Rotate Printing No
Text Insert Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern Yes
Multi-copy Print Up to 9 copies
Memory Yes (3 Favorite Keys)
Date/Time Stamp No
Snapper function N/A
Download data to unit No
Auto Formats Yes
Database Printing‡ No
Barcoding No
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) N/A
Barcodes (connected to computer) N/A
(PC) Connectivity N/A
(Mac) Connectivity N/A
Operating System N/A
(PC) Available hard disk space N/A
(Mac) Available hard disk space N/A
(PC) Minimum RAM memory N/A
(Mac) Minimum RAM memory N/A

Carton Contents
Included Items One 0.47" (12mm) x 16.4' (5m) Black on White laminated “TZ” starter tape, one 0.47" (12mm) x 26.2' (8m) Black on White laminated “TZ” tape, 6 AAA batteries

Carrying Case CC1000 (Optional)

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 6.28" x 5.94" x 2.36"
Housing Weight 1.04 lbs
Housing Color Light Blue Metallic / Dark Blue
Warranty 1 year limited