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Brother PT-E550W
PT-E550W
Estimated Street Price: $349.95*
*Street pricing may vary
Industrial Wireless Handheld Labeling Tool w/ Auto Strip Cutter & Computer Connectivity
Overview
The PT-E550W industrial wireless handheld labeling tool kit comes with design software to help integrate into work flow processes. Design and print labels from a computer, or link to a database to save time and help reduce errors. Connect directly or send the label designs and databases wirelessly to the job site using a cloud server or by email. Using computer or mobile device, download the label designs and databases to the PT-E550W using Wi-Fi® wireless connectivity, and then print virtually anywhere without a computer. Smart technology, QWERTY keyboard, automatic cutter and a large backlit display helps make the PT-E550W easy to use to print wider labels for marking cables/fiber/wire, faceplates, patch panels, punch blocks and more. Also prints on heat shrink tubing. Comes with software, case, Li-ion battery, adapter and 2-year limited exchange warranty.

Main Features
  • Better Price for an Industrial Handheld Labeling Tool Kit – Get a powerful industrial labeling tool kit with label design software at the price of just the competitive labeler
  • Wireless Connectivity – Comes with software to design and print custom labels wirelessly from a computer, tablet or mobile device, or wireless transfer them into the labeling tool and print without a computer
  • Wirelessly Transfer Label Designs & Databases to the Job Site – Designed for labeling bigger projects onsite by entering a few characters to search the database and then print the labels
  • Send Database from MS Excel file to the Job Site using a Cloud Server or Email and Use Computer, Tablet or Mobile Device to Transfer into the Labeling Tool
  • Search and Edit Database in Labeling Tool, and Upload As-Built Database to a Computer to Convert Back Into a MS Excel File
  • Automatic Strip Cutter Prints Strip of Labels From a Database – Helps save time and helps reduce human input error
  • Print Strip of Labels Faster – New mechanism design with built-in fully automatic strip cutter is compatible with HGe tape for producing labels up to 3x faster than previous models
  • Prints Wider Labels – New font sizing technology enables printing more clearly formed and readable characters on a 24mm wide label that is ideal for conforming to the short and long ANSI/EIA/TIA-606x identifier format
  • Smart Labeling Application Keys – Designed to help you save time and start printing labels for cables, faceplates, patch panels and more without the learning curve or reading user manuals
  • Advanced Alpha and Numeric Serializing – Quickly preprint labels for a project by automatically incrementing a number and/or letter individually or simultaneously
  • Easy to Use Labeling Solution – Comfortable grip design for one or two hands operation, large backlit display and QWERTY keyboard helps make printing labels as simple as texting or sending a message
  • Easy to Understand Large LCD Display – Larger back-lit LCD display shows at-a-glance all the label design settings, including label application icons and print preview to know what the label will look like before printing
  • Reliability to Count On – Based on a long history of making high quality, reliable products, Brother offers a 2 year limited exchange warranty service standard with the P-touch EDGE® line of labeling products
  • HGe and TZe Tapes – Compatible with HGe and TZe tapes that offer adhesive and color choices for virtually any labeling application
  • Prints Laminated Labels – Innovative technology prints and laminates the label automatically, encapsulating the print between two protective layers for more durability and resistance against harsh conditions like abrasion, extreme temperatures, chemicals and moisture, plus giving the label a superior finish
  • Prints on Heat Shrink Tubing – Compatible with the new line of HSe heat shrink tubing that is smear resistant for marking cables, fiber and wires
  • Thermal Transfer Printing Made Simple – Uses an all-in-one, drop-in cartridge design that helps ensure you get the best print quality and makes replacing media virtually trouble free by reducing wrinkled ink ribbons, alignment problems and poor print quality from incompatible media or wrong imaging settings
  • UL Recognized Labels – All label components and print imaging for certain Brother industrial quality tapes¹ have been tested by Underwriters Laboratories and the printed laminated label is a certified UL recognized component (PGJI2.MH21016)
Ptouch
Software Includes P-touch Editor v5.1 Label Design & Print Software with Cable Labeling Wizard; Brother Mobile Apps (available on Apple App and Google Play Stores)

Hardware Features
Model Type Industrial Wireless Handheld
Tape Family HGe, TZe, HSe
Tape Sizes‡ 3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm, 24mm
Tape Length‡ 8m (26.2ft)
Tape Technology Laminating Thermal Transfer
Tape Types‡ Standard Adhesive, Extra-Strength Adhesive, Flexible ID Tape, Heat Shrink Tube, Tamper-Evident, Iron-On Fabric, Acid-Free
LCD Display Large Backlit LCD (15 Characters x 2 Lines)
Backlight Yes
Maximum Print Resolution 180dpi x 360dpi
Maximum Print Speed Up to 30mm/sec (AC Adapter), Up to 20mm/sec (Battery)
Keyboard QWERTY with Rubber Keys
Cutter Fully Automatic with Strip Cutting Feature
Batteries Includes Long Life Li-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack (BA-E001)
Operation Mode Standalone, Wireless or Wired Download Standalone, Print From Computer, Tablet or Mobile Device
Printer Emulation Raster Graphics
Power Switch Soft Rubber Key
Power Supply External AC Adapter & Internal Li-ion Battery Standard, Internal AA Size Alkaline Battery (Optional)
AC Adapter Included (AD-E001)
Preview Key Yes, WYSIWYG Graphic Display
Interface Wi-Fi® Wireless WLAN (Infrastructure, Adhoc), USB (Mini)
Near Field Communication‡ No
Mobile Device Printing App‡ Cable Label Tool, Mobile Transfer Express, iPrint&Label, Brother Print SDK Demo
Mobile Device Compatibility‡ iOS® 3.0 or Greater, Android® 1.6 or Greater

Software Features
Microsoft Word/Outlook/Excel Add-ins Yes
Auto Power Off Yes
Number of Fonts 14 (Helsinki, Brussels, US, Los Angeles, San Diego, Florida, Calgary, Belgium, Atlanta, Adams, Brunei, Sofia, Germany, Letter Gothic)
Fonts 10 (Normal, Bold, Outline,Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid)
Font Sizes 9 (6pt, 9pt, 12pt, 18pt, 24pt, 36pt, 42pt, 48pt, Auto)
Number of Font Styles 10 (Normal, Bold, Outline,Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid)
Built-in Symbols 384 Industrial Symbols
Font Styles 10 (Normal, Bold, Outline,Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid)
Max. Print Height 18.0 mm
Maximum Print Lines Up to 7 Lines Standalone, Download Templates with Multiple Lines
Multi-Block Up to 99 Blocks
Label Length Setting Auto, 25mm to 999mm (Label Type Setting)
Auto Incrementation Standard & Advanced Serialization Methods
Auto Numbering Yes
Horizontal Alignment Center, Left, Right, Justified
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing No
Rotate Printing Input & Rotate Line by Line, Rotate & Repeat
Text Insert Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern 6 Frames / No Fill Patterns
Multi-copy Print Up to 99 Copies
Memory Up to 99 Files or Up to 18297 Characters, Up to 6MB Downloadable Templates/Databases/Images
Memory for Transferred Data (Number) Up to 99 Downloadable Templates/Databases/Images (6MB)
Favorites Function Key No
Date/Time Stamp No
Snapper function Yes
Download data to unit Download Templates, Databases & Images
Built-in Designs/Templates Download Custom Designs/Templates & Built-In (General, Faceplates, Cable Wrap, Cable Flag, Heat Shrink, Patch Panel, Punch Block)
Download templates from Brother Cloud‡ Yes
Auto Formats General, Faceplates, Cable Wrap, Cable Flag, Heat Shrink, Patch Panel, Punch Block
Database Printing‡ Print From Database On Computer or Download Database & Print Standalone
Database File Compatibility MSDE/SQL Server, MS Access (*.accdb, *.mdb), MS Excel (*.xlsx, *.xls), Text (*.csv, *.txt)
Internal Fonts 14 (Helsinki, Brussels, US, Los Angeles, San Diego, Florida, Calgary, Belgium, Atlanta, Adams, Brunei, Sofia, Germany, Letter Gothic)
Internal Font Sizes 9 (6pt, 9pt, 12pt, 18pt, 24pt, 36pt, 42pt, 48pt, Auto)
Internal Font Styles 10 (Normal, Bold, Outline,Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid)
Barcoding Standalone Barcode System & Print From Computer
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) 9 (Code39, Code128, ITF (I-2of5), GS1-128 (UCC/EAN128), Codabar (NW-7), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13)
Barcodes (connected to computer) 21 (Code39, Code128, ITF (I-2of5), GS1-128 (UCC/EAN128), GS1 DataBar (RSS), GS-1 Composite, Codabar (NW-7), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, ISBN-2, ISBN-5, Postnet, Laser Barcode, PDF-417, QR Code, Micro QR Code, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, Aztec)
(PC) Connectivity Wi-Fi® Wireless & USB (Mini) For Downloading & Printing
(Mac) Connectivity Wi-Fi® Wireless & USB (Mini) For Printing Only
Operating System Windows Server® 2012 R2/2012/2008 R2/2008 (32/64bit), Windows® 8/7 (32/64bit), Windows Vista®(32/64bit), Mac® OS X 10.7 & later, iOS® 3.0 & later, Android® 1.6 & later
Trademark P-touch EDGE®

Carton Contents
Included Items PT-E550W, Protective Carrying Case, AC Adapter (AD-E001), Li-ion Rechargeable Battery Pack (BA-E001), TZeFX231 12mm x 8m (0.47in x 26.2ft) Black on White Flexible ID Tape, Wrist Strap, CD (P-touch Editor 5.1 Software, Printer Drivers, Transfer Manager, User Guides), Warranty & Product Registration Sheet

Accessories
Carrying Case Included
Rechargeable Battery Included

Model Details
Housing Dimensions 5" (w) x 3.7" (h) x 9.8" (d)
Housing Weight 2.32 lbs (without tape & batteries)
Housing Color High Visibility Industrial Orange
Warranty 2 Years Limited Exchange Warranty
UPC Code 0-12502-63599-4