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Brother PT-18R
Estimated Street Price: $129.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.3 out of 5)
P-Touch(R) Label Collection
PC-Connectable, Rechargeable Label Maker
The get-up-and-go rechargeable, desktop label maker with handheld convenience.

Serving as an office group's single labeling machine, users can simply remove this machine from the sleek charger base and take it to their labeling site, wherever it might be - at an office desk or in the field. This rechargeable label maker can also be used while connected to a workgroup PC in a common area to create professional looking labels.

This versatile machine can be used by asset managers needing to label companies assets wherever they are in the office, as well as by an administrative assistant who needs to create labels for a file folder, presentation or a visitor name badge. Simply place the labeler back on the cradle to recharge the battery and make it available for the next user.

Model features include easy-swap tape cassettes, one key operation via an easy to use keyboard, bar code templates, and the ability to connect via a USB to a PC for more detailed labeling. This rechargeable label maker's easy view graphical display and print preview capability allow users to create and preview label layouts before printing.

Main Features
  • Rechargeable Battery
    - Remove from cradle for on-site labeling
    - Replace to recharge and be ready for next
  • PC-Ready
    - Connect to PC for special labeling products
    - Also, a full-function stand-alone labeler
  • High Visibility LCD
    - Label preview - see your work before printing
    - Graphical, 15 character x 2 line display
  • Quick and Easy Label Creation
    - Easy one-key access for templates and symbols
    - Automatic tape cutter
Hardware Features
Model Type Handheld/Desktop/PC Connectable
Tape Family TZ / TZe
Tape Sizes‡ 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm
Tape Length‡ 26.2'
Tape Technology Thermal Transfer
Tape Types‡ Standard Laminated, Flexible ID, Extra Strength Adhesive , Non-Laminated Iron-on Fabric, Acid Free
LCD Display 15 char x 2 line
Maximum Print Resolution 180 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 10 mm / sec
Keyboard QWERTY
Cutter Auto
Batteries NI-MH Rechargeable Battery (included)
AC Adapter AD-60 (included)
Handle No
Interface USB

Software Features
Number of Fonts 4
Fonts Helsinki, Brussels, Florida, Belgium
Font Sizes 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 42
Number of Font Styles 8
Built-in Symbols 103
Font Styles Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow
Max. Print Height 28 Total Height/Width Variations
Maximum Print Lines 5
Multi-Block No
Label Length Setting Yes (1.6" - 11.8")
Auto Numbering Alpha / numeric
Horizontal Alignment Left, Center, Right
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing Yes
Rotate Printing via PC only
Text Insert Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern Yes - 14
Multi-copy Print Up to 99 copies
Memory 459 characters
Date/Time Stamp via PC only
Snapper function via PC only
Download data to unit No
Auto Formats Yes
Database Printing‡ via PC only
Barcoding Yes
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) Code 39, I-2/5, EAN13, EAN8, UPC-A, UPC-E, CODABAR, EAN128, CODE128
Barcodes (connected to computer) Code 39, I-2/5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN13, EAN8, CODABAR (NW-7), CODE 128, EAN128, POSTNET, Laser Bar Code, ISBN-2, ISBN 5, PDF417, QR CODE, Data Matrix
(PC) Connectivity Yes
(Mac) Connectivity N/A
Operating System Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7; Windows® 8;
(PC) Available hard disk space 50MB
(PC) Minimum RAM memory 64MB (128MB for 2000 and XP)

Carton Contents
Included Items One 0.47" (12mm) x 16.4' (5m) Black on White laminated "TZ" starter tape, USB cable, P-touch® Editor software and printer drivers, User's Guide, Rechargeable Battery, Charger Unit, AC Adapter (AD-60)

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 5.96" (w) x 2.08" (d) x 4.9" (h)
Housing Weight 1.276 lbs
Housing Color Blue / Gray
Warranty 1 year limited
UPC Code 012502610144