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Brother PT-2730
PT-2730
Estimated Street Price: $99.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.5 out of 5)
PC-Connectable "Simply Professional" Desktop Labeling System
Overview
The Brother™ PT-2730 Desktop Labeler Is Ideal for Busy Professionals

The Brother™ PT-2730 PC-connectable desktop labeling system was designed for busy office professionals. This feature packed desktop labeler can be used "stand-alone" for desktop labeling, or connected to a PC or Mac for added functionality. The included AC adapter ensures that your labeling can be done at a moment's notice.

Create durable, laminated labels for indoor or outdoor use in a variety of colors and sizes – up to 24mm wide – using one of 8 fonts, 17 framing options, 10 type styles or an array of symbols.

This advanced PC-connectable desktop labeling system features a sleek, modern design with automatic tape cutter and a large, graphical display with vivid backlight for easy viewing. Print up to 7 lines of text on each label - even preview labels before printing. Store up to 99 labels to memory, or automatically print labels displaying the Time & Date.

Quickly access over 50 pre-formatted Label Collection designs for Files, Office Signage, and Shipping Labels with the touch of a button - or use the convenient, Text Reminder feature to recall frequently printed words. Even use the new Download Feature to access additional Label Collection layouts.

The Brother™ PT-2730 desktop labeler includes 0.94" (24mm) laminated "TZ" starter tape, AC adapter, USB Cable, software and User's Manual. Operates on 8 "AA" batteries (sold separately).

Main Features
  • Use as stand-alone labeler, or connect to PC or Mac via USB for added functionality
  • Large, 16-character x 3 line graphical display with vivid backlit design for easy viewing
  • Creates big, bold, durable, laminated labels in a variety of colors and sizes - up to 24mm wide
  • New, built-in Label Collection feature offers pre-designed labels for Files, Office Signage, Shipping labels – and more!
  • New Download feature allows access to additional Label Collection files!
  • New Text Reminder feature recalls frequently printed words – making label creation quick and easy
  • Prints up to 7 lines of text on each label
  • Select from 8 fonts, 10 type styles, and 17 frames
  • Save and print up to 99 of your favorite labels
  • Sleek, modern design with built-in automatic cutter
  • Complete kit: Includes AC adapter, software and drivers, USB cable, 0.94" (24 mm) starter "TZ" laminated tape, User's Manual
Hardware Features
Model Type Desktop / Dual Operation
Tape Family TZ / TZe
Tape Sizes‡ 3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm, 24mm
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 16-char. x 3 line Graphical Display with Backlight
Backlight Yes
Maximum Print Resolution 180 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 10 mm⁄sec
Keyboard QWERTY
Cutter Auto
Batteries 8 AA Alkaline (optional)
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
AC Adapter AD-24 (included)
Interface USB (Version 2.0 Full Speed)

Software Features
Number of Fonts 8
Font Styles Helsinki, Brussels, US, Florida, Belgium, San Diego, Los Angeles, Calgary
Point Sizes 8 (Auto, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 42 and 48 pt.)
Number of Styles 10
Built-in Symbols 253
Types of Styles Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Solid, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid, plus Vertical
Max. Print Height 18.0 mm
Maximum Print Lines 7
Multi-Block Yes (Max. 5 blocks)
Label Length Setting Auto / 30mm - 300mm
Auto Incrementation Alpha ⁄ numeric
Horizontal Alignment Left, Center, Right, Justified
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern 17 Frames ⁄ 3 Fill Patterns
Multi-copy Print Up to 99 copies
Memory 2,800 characters (99 areas)
Date/Time Stamp Yes
Built-in Designs/Templates 55 Label Collection designs
Auto Formats 27 (including Block Layouts)
Database Printing‡ Yes (using P-touch Editor software)
Barcoding Yes
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) CODE39, CODE128, EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), UPC-A, UPC-E, I-2/5 (ITF), CODABAR
Barcodes (connected to computer) CODE39, UPC-A, UPC-E, ITF (1-2/5), EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), CODE128, CODABAR, POSTNET, GS1 DataBar (RSS), QR Code, PDF417, Data Matrix, Laser Bar Code, ISBN-2 (EAN13 AddOn2), ISBN-5 (EAN13 AddOn5)
Operating System Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7; Windows® 8/8.1; Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8.x, 10.9.x
(PC) Available hard disk space 70MB
(Mac) Available hard disk space 100MB
(PC) Minimum RAM memory Windows® XP (128MB or more); Windows Vista® (512MB or more); Windows® 7 (1GB/32-bit) (2GB/64-bit)
(Mac) Minimum RAM memory Mac OS X 10.4.11 (256MB or more); Mac OS X 10.5.x. (512MB or more); Mac OS X 10.6 (1GB or more)

Carton Contents
Included Items 0.94" (24 mm) x 13.1' (4m) Black on White laminated "TZ" starter tape; AC adapter, USB cable, P-touch Editor 5.0 for Windows®, P-touch Address Book 1.1 for Windows®, P-touch Editor 5.0 for Mac®, P-touch Update Software (Windows® & Mac®), User's Manual

Accessories
Carrying Case CC-8500 (optional)

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 7.0" x 9.4" x 2.8"
Housing Weight 1.9 lbs. (without batteries)
Housing Color Black / White
Warranty 2-yr. Limited
UPC Code 01250262655 8