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Operation Modes

What are the operation modes?
Operation Mode: Computer connected operation
Operation Mode: Stand alone operation

  • Computer connected operation – This means the label printer must be connected to the computer to be able to operate
  • Stand alone operation – This means the label printers can operate and print labels with out being connected to a computer

Benefits of each mode?
  • Computer connected operation – When the Brother Label printer has computer connected operation it is able to utilize the full capabilities of the powerful P-touch® label creating software plus other programs and images found on the computer to create a label. This provides an integrated labeling printing  solution
  • Stand alone operation – When a Brother Label printer has stand alone mode it gives the user added flexibility for making cost effective labels - especially for time and date labels – without having to connect to a computer.
What operation modes do each of the Brother Label printers offer?

Operation Mode QL-500 QL-570 QL-650TD QL-1050 QL-1060N
Computer connected operation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stand alone operation - - Yes - -