3-inch (80mm) label and ticket kiosk mechanism

The BK5-31 is a compact, flexible, highly reliable 3-inch (up to 80mm) label and ticket kiosk printing mechanism. Designed for kiosk integrations, the BK5-31 prints at speeds of up to 150mm/sec at 203dpi onto media with a thickness of up to 0.20mm. It supports adjustable media width from 20-80mm making it ideal for tickets, labels and wristbands. The mechanism can operate in temperatures ranging from -20 degrees to +60 degrees, making it experienced for various extreme temperature environments.

Offering a side open frame for easy media loading, plus power and reset switches located on both sides, the BK5-31 enables easy mounting in compact spaces. Built with a powerful processor with 256 Kbytes NV image memory for improved media detection capabilities with a moveable black mark sensor. Plus, seamless media feeding with centre media alignment to prevent media wrinkles, alongside removable bezels and an adjustable media width frame, the printing mechanism can be personalised for a range of kiosk designs. The printer is also powered by a DC-Jack or 2P Connector as standard and has USB B type or 4P connector or Serial 9P Male or 5P connector connectivity options, all while being supported by a 2-year warranty as standard.

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Reliable Printing Performance

– Fast speeds of up to 150 mm/sec at 203 dpi
– Compatible with ticket, label, and wristband
– Supporting media with a thickness of up to
0.20 mm for ticket printing
– Reliable operation across a wide range of

User-Friendly Design

– Side open-frame design for easy media
– Adjustable media widths of 83 / 80 / 60 /
58 / 20 mm
– Compact and lightweight design to fit
within constricted spaces
– Improved media detection capabilities with
a movable black mark sensor

Multiple Interface Choices

– Built-in USB + Serial Interface
– Power: DC-Jack or 2P Connector
– Serial: 9P Male or 5P Connector


Print Characteristics
Print MethodDirect Thermal
Print SpeedUp to 150 mm/s
Print Resolution203 dpi
Print Width12 / 48 / 54 / 72/ 80 mm
SensorPaper End, Cover Open, Near End, Black Mark, Gap Sensor
Media Characteristics
Media TypeTicket, Label (Gap, Black Mark)
Media Width20 / 58 / 60 / 80 / 83 mm
Media Roll Diameter130 / 150 mm
Media Thickness0.05 ~ 0.20 mm
Supply MethodEasy Paper Loading
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (W x L x H)Media Roll Diameter Φ130: 130 x 181 x 123 mm Media Roll Diameter Φ150: 130 x 188 x 130 mm
Weight780 g
Electrical100-240 V AV, 50/60 Hz
Lever DirectionRight
Mount DirectionHorizontal
Performance Characteristics
NV Image Memory256 Kbytes (Mono)
Receive Buffer64 Kbytes
User Define Buffer12 Kbytes
InterfaceUSB V2.0 FS+ Serial
Connector TypePower: DC-Jack or 2P Connector USB: USB B type or 4P Connector Serial: 9P Male or 5P Connector
Environment Characteristics
TemperatureOperating: -20 ~ 60 ℃ (-4 ~ 140 ℉) ※ Optimal printing performances and maximum reliability will be obtained between 0 and 40 °C Storage: -20 ~ 60 ℃ (-4 ~ 140 ℉)
HumidityOperating: 10 ~ 95 % (non-condensing) Storage: 10 ~ 95 % (non-condensing) excluding paper
EmulationBXL / POS
Driver / UtilityWindows Driver, OPOS Driver, Linux / Mac CUPS Driver, Utility Program
Developer ToolsDeveloper Tools Android SDK, Windows SDK, Linux SDK, Web Print SDK (Windows, Android)
Fonts / Graphics / Symbologies
Character SizeFont A: 12 x 24 Font B: 9 x 17 Font C: 9 x 24 KOR, CHN, JPN: 24 x 24
Characters Per Line Print width 12 mm : Font A: 8 Font B, C: 10, KOR, CHN, JPN: 4 Print width 48 mm : Font A: 32 Font B, C: 42, KOR, CHN, JPN: 16 Print width 54 mm : Font A: 36 Font B, C: 48, KOR, CHN, JPN: 18 Print width 72 mm : Font A: 48 Font B, C: 64, KOR, CHN, JPN: 24
Character SetsAlphanumeric: 95 Extended Graphics: 128 x 35 page International: 32
GraphicsSupporting user-defined fonts, graphics, formats and logos
Barcode Symbologies1D: Coda Bar, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, ITF, UPC-A, UPC-E 2D: Data Matrix, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar Stacked / Omnidirectional / Truncated / Limited / Expanded, PDF417, QR code
OptionalSMPS (DC Jack), SMPS (2P Connector), Male to Male type Serial Cable, 5P to Male type Serial Cable, USB A-B Cable 1.8 m, Power Cord
BezelNon-Bezel / Standard-Bezel (4 types)


Industry Transport and Logistics

Public Transporation


Food & Beverage


Public Safety/Utilites

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