QR Code Printers

Whether its Logistics and Warehousing, Retail and Hospitality, Auto-ID Verification or Product Labeling. BIXOLON’s range of award-winning label printers offer high-quality, reliable printing technology at a competitive price. We have a wide range of Direct Thermal, Thermal Transfer and Linerless intelligent printing devices. Perfect for QR code printers they offer feature-rich, multi interface solutions.

What are QR Codes?

A QR Code (Quick Response Code) is a machine-readable barcode that contains information about the item to which it is attached, generally data for a locator, identifier, or tracker that points to a website or application. There is no special software required for printing out a QR code, as long as you have the QR code as an image then you can print it out on documents, labels, signage and more. Printing a QR code is the perfect way to target users with mobile phones, PDAs and other portable devices as the codes are easy to scan and use, they can then be used for a variety of applications from shipment tracking, to storing vital healthcare patient information to online consumer promotion and more.

The XT3-40 is a premium performance, cost effective, 4-inch (114 mm) industrial label printer. Offering a compact, user-friendly design, supporting multiple media handling choices and
The XM7-40R is a 4-inch (112mm) Mobile RFID label printer with UHF RFID encode and print capabilities. A premium, feature rich portable labelling solution which
The XD3-40 series is a 4-inch (118mm) Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer Desktop Barcode and Label Printer featuring a compact design, key industry features and
The XD5-40 series is a 4-inch (118mm) mid-level direct thermal and thermal transfer desktop barcode and label Printer series. Featuring compact, clamshell designs, comprehensive software
The XD5-40tR is a 4-inch (118mm) Thermal Transfer desktop RFID label printer with UHF RFID encode and print capabilities. Featuring a LCD display for easy
The XT5-40NR is a 4-inch (114mm) Thermal Transfer Industrial Label printer with UHF print and encode capabilities. With a 4.3-inch full-colour touch display which enhances
The award winning XT5-40 4-inch (114mm) thermal transfer high performance industrial desktop label printer is ideal for high volume label printing in a variety of
The XQ-840 is a two-in-one stand alone label printing solution, featuring an 8-inch Android tablet embedded on a 4-inch (118mm) direct thermal desktop label and
The XL5-40 is a 4-inch (114mm) desktop direct thermal linerless label printer featuring an ergonomic clamshell design with economical linerless labelling to allow the printing
The SLP-TX400 series is a robust and powerful 4-inch (112mm) thermal transfer or direct thermal printer ideal for verticals such as Government, Transport and Logistics,
The SLP-TX420 is a compact, robust 4-inch (110mm) thermal transfer printer with multiple connectivity options, providing the perfect solution for applications which require a high
The SLP-DX420 is a premium yet compact, 4-inch (110mm) direct thermal label and barcode printer. Offering highly reliable, consistent printing for various types of labels,

QR Code Label Printers

BIXOLON’s range of desktop and mobile QR code label printers efficiently produces high-quality labels with embedded QR codes, enabling seamless tracking and easy access to information. These printers provide the crisp and clean lines required for printing QR codes at up to 600dpi (XT5-46 model). The labels can be easily read by the fixed and portable devices that process the data.

Compatible with popular operating platforms and supported by a sophisticated range of dedicated drivers to provide simple integration into your current system. BIXOLON’s printing solutions are feature packed, high-quality solutions that keep on going.

For more information on the differences between Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer printers – visit our Blog post “Use of Label Printers in Business”.

  • Can all printers print QR codes?

    No, not all printers can print QR codes. QR codes are a type of 2D barcode that requires a printer with specific capabilities to reproduce accurately. While many modern printers can handle basic barcode printing, including linear barcodes like UPC or EAN codes, the ability to print QR codes is not universally supported.
    Printing QR codes requires a printer that can generate high-resolution images and reproduce fine details accurately. Additionally, the printer needs to have the necessary software or font support to convert the encoded data into a QR code pattern.

    Some printers, especially those specifically designed for barcode and label printing, have built-in QR code generation capabilities. These printers typically have specialised software or firmware that can generate QR codes directly or accept QR code data input for printing.

    However, for standard office printers or home printers, QR code printing may not be a default feature. In such cases, additional software or plugins may be required to generate QR codes and ensure compatibility with the printer.

  • Can inkjet printers print QR codes?

    Yes, inkjet printers can print QR codes. QR codes are a type of 2D barcode that can be reproduced by inkjet printers, given certain requirements. While inkjet printers are primarily used for printing documents and images, they are capable of producing high-quality QR codes as well.

    In contrast, Bixolon thermal printers offer advantages in terms of durability, scannability, speed, cost-effectiveness, and compatibility when it comes to QR code printing.

    QR codes printed with thermal printers tend to have a longer lifespan, making them suitable for applications that require longevity. Thermal printers excel in creating precise barcode images, ensuring reliable QR code readability by scanners. They can quickly generate QR codes on-demand, making them efficient for high-volume printing requirements. Thermal printers are designed with barcode and label printing in mind, making them inherently compatible with various barcode symbologies, including QR codes.

    It’s important to consider your specific requirements and printing needs to determine the most suitable printer for your application.

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