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Brother PT-18RKT
Estimated Street Price: $159.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Compact Rechargeable Label Printer
The PT-18RKT blends performance and portability to help save you time printing labels and solving complicated labeling problems. Use it as a compact standalone labeling system or as a portable label printer - either way, it works the way you do. Simply place the PT-18RKT in its cradle to keep the battery fully charged - then grab and go.

The PT-18RKT features a large graphic LCD display and a QWERTY keyboard, with an intuitive user interface. Smart tape sensing technology automatically selects the right font size and other settings - while a built-in auto cutter helps make the PT-18RKT as simple to use as to just type and print a label! Use the easy-to-navigate layout tools to quickly design serial number, identification and barcode labels for marking assets, electrical panels, faceplates, cables, wires, bin boxes, shelves and more!

Use the label design-and-printing software application, simple drawing tools and import graphics to create custom label designs for most industrial applications. Use the "software express" mode to get started right away, with more advanced features that are ready when you are. Save time entering data linked to a Microsoft® Excel® or Access® file, then print text or convert to a barcode. The rechargeable battery powered design lets you print labels from a cart for a tool crib, in a parts room or any location where power is not available.

Main Features
  • Quick and Easy Label Creation
    - Easy one-key access for templates and symbols
    - Automatic tape cutter
  • Also connects to PC for more flexibility
  • Automatic cutter
  • Built-in industrial templates and symbols
  • Easy grip, horizontal style machine
  • LCD Display: 15 character x 2 line graphic display
  • Memory functions to store frequently used labels
  • Ni-MH rechargeable power source - no need to buy batteries!
  • Print on durable laminated labels from 6mm to 18mm wide
  • Prints up to 5 lines, 7 sizes, 4 character widths
  • QWERTY (Typewriter style) keyboard with one key operation
  • 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 Display
    - Label preview - see your work before printing
    - Graphical, 15 character x 2 line display
Hardware Features
Model Type Handheld/Desktop/PC Connectable
Tape Family HGe / HG / 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-18 (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® 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP Home/Pro, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7
(PC) Available hard disk space 50MB
(PC) Minimum RAM memory 64MB (128MB for 2000 and XP)

Carton Contents
Included Items One 0.35in (9mm) x 26.2ft (8m) Black on White Extra-Strength Adhesive Laminated TZe Tape, One 0.7in (18mm) x 26.2ft (8m) Flexible ID Laminated TZe Tape, USB cable, CD containing P-touch Editor Software, Printer Drivers, User's Guide, Carrying Case, Rechargeable Battery, Charging Cradle, AC Adapter (AD-18)

Carrying Case Included

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 5.96" (w) x 2.08" (d) x 4.9" (h)
Housing Weight 1.276 lbs
Housing Color Black / Gray
Warranty 1 year limited
UPC Code 0-12502-63245-0