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Brother PT-1960
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PC Ready Labeler for Small Workgroups
The PT-1960 is a "USB Ready" deluxe desktop labeling system. With the PT-1960, you can print laminated labels from 6mm to 18mm wide, created via either the built-in keyboard or your PC. It comes with an AC adapter, USB cable and durable carry case for protecting the unit and storing/organizing tapes.

Used by itself, the PT-1960 prints in 2 fonts, 8 type styles and 8 type sizes, and up to 5 lines. When connected to a PC, its label creation possibilities are virtually endless. Additionally, the PT-1960 boasts an automatic tape cutter which accurately cuts labels to length, even unattended multiple copies. Its two-line display allows easy text entry and editing.

Main Features
  • Includes AD-60 AC adapter, one 12mm TZ black on white starter tape,
    CD-Rom with Label Creation Software and Printer Driver, USB cable and custom carrying case
  • Connect to your PC to use more fonts, add graphics, or print from databases
  • Small desktop design - perfect for helping organize any home office or office
  • Create high-quality, easy-to-read labels in seconds
  • Flexible: Prints up to 5 lines, with 64 type sizes/style combinations
  • Perfect for file folders, binders, property labels, or virtually anything that needs a label
Hardware Features
Model Type Desktop / Dual Operation
Tape Family TZ
Tape Sizes‡ 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm
Tape Length‡ 26.2'
Tape Technology Thermal Transfer
Tape Types‡ Standard Laminated, Flexible ID, Extra Strength Adhesive, Tamper-Evident, Non-Laminated, Iron-on Fabric, Acid Free
LCD Display 10 char x 2 lines
Maximum Print Resolution 180 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 10 mm / sec
Keyboard QWERTY
Cutter Auto (full cut only)
Batteries 6 AA (optional)
AC Adapter AD-60 (included)
Handle No
Interface USB

Software Features
Number of Fonts 2
Fonts Helsinki, Brussels
Font Sizes Auto, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 42 + BIG font
Number of Font Styles 8
Built-in Symbols 53
Font Styles Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow
Max. Print Height 13.5 mm
Maximum Print Lines 5
Multi-Block No
Label Length Setting Yes
Auto Incrementation Alpha / numeric
Horizontal Alignment Left / Center / Right
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 300 characters
Date/Time Stamp No
Download data to unit No
Auto Formats Yes
Database Printing‡ via PC
Barcoding Yes
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) N/A
Barcodes (connected to computer) Code 39, 1-2/5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN 13, EAN 8, CODABAR (NW-7), CODE 128, EAN 128, POSTNET, Laser Bar Code, ISBN-2, ISBN-5, PDF417, QR CODE
(PC) Connectivity USB
(Mac) Connectivity N/A
Operating System Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000 Professional, XP Professional, XP Home
(PC) Available hard disk space 50 MB
(PC) Minimum RAM memory 64 MB (128 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, Software, User's Guide, AC Adapter (AD-60), Carrying Case

Carrying Case Yes (included)

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 2.1" h x 7.1" w x 9.1" d
Housing Weight 1.68 lbs
Housing Color Dark Blue / Silver
Warranty 1 year limited
UPC Code 012502610427