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Brother PT-2730VP
PT-2730VP
Estimated Street Price: $129.99*
*Street pricing may vary
Overall Rating: (4.6 out of 5)
Editors Choice Award 2011
PC-Connectable "Simply Professional" Labeling System with Carry Case
Overview
A Labeler with Carrying Case and AC Adapter for Labeling At Your Desk or On-The-Go

Designed for busy office professionals, the Brother™ PT-2730VP label maker with carrying case is packed with features. This model can be used "stand-alone" for desktop labeling, or connected to a PC or Mac for added functionality. The included AC adapter supports desktop labeling at a moment's notice, while the included carry case supports on-the-go labeling.

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

This sleek labeler with carrying case and AC adapter is an advanced label maker with a modern design. The Brother™ PT-2730VP includes a large, graphical display with vivid backlight for easy viewing and a built-in automatic tape cutter. 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 create labels for Office Signage, Files, and Shipping with the touch of a button by accessing over 50 pre-formatted Label Collection designs - or use the Text Reminder feature to recall frequently printed words. Even use the new Download Feature to access additional Label Collection layouts.

Includes 0.94" (24mm) laminated "TZ" starter tape, AC adapter, Carry Case, 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, Carry Case, 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)
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; Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8.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, Carry Case, 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 (included)

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 012502626596