The XD5-40d is a 4-inch (118mm) mid-level Direct Thermal Desktop Barcode and Label Printer featuring a compact, clamshell design and comprehensive software features which is ideal for labelling applications within the Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Retail and Healthcare industries. Available as XD5-40d (203dpi) and XD5-43d (300dpi) resolution options, the XD5-40d’s standard model (XD5-40d) offers quick data processing and print speeds of up to 7 ips (178mm/sec), with enhanced memory space of up to 256MB SDRAM and 256MB Flash.


Accompanied with a field installable Peeler, Auto Cutter and an external paper supply, the label printer offers an optional visual LCD display, adjustable paper guide plus holder and space for a media roll diameter of up to 127mm. Complemented by its Smart Media Detection™ for the automatic media detection of Gap, Black Mark, Continuous or Notch media formats, all back with a 2-year warranty as standard.


Supporting multiple connectivity options, the XD5-40d comes with dual USB2.0 and USB Host as standard, plus optional, Dual-WLAN, Dual-Bluetooth, Serial or Ethernet. With the USB host port allowing the duplication of existing printer settings and data to another estate printers through its Twin Function™.  The XD5-40d is compatible with market leading programming languages including SLCS™, BPL-Z™ and BPL-E™. The printer is accompanied with comprehensive firmware and software options, including BIXOLON’s XPM™ web-based printer profile management, Simple Network Management Protocol (MIB file) and SoftAP & Smart Connection™ for easy Wi-Fi setup. Alongside compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist-II™ and BarTender®.


  • 4-inch (118mm) mid-range Direct Thermal label and barcode printer
  • Quick data processing and print speed up to 7 ips (178mm/sec) to produce high quality text, graphics and barcodes
  • Interface Standard: USB2.0 + USB Host, plus optional 802.11a/b/g/n Dual-WLAN, MFi Certified Dual-Bluetooth (Classic + LE), Serial or Ethernet
  • Standard USB Host supports Twin Function™
  • Optional built-in dual-mode Bluetooth and dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN
  • Dual-band WLAN functionality with support for SNMP
  • Enhanced memory space up to 256MB SDRAM and 256MB Flash
  • Fully compatible with market-leading programming languages
  • Supporting stand-alone configuration mode by visual LED
  • Smart switch programming languages without setting the mode
  • Easy paper loading with adjustable paper guide and holder
  • Simple to setup media sensor
  • In the field installable Peeler, Auto Cutter and External Paper Supply
  • Compatible with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist™-II and Seagull’s BarTender® UltraLite
  • Energy Star Certified
  • 2 year warranty as standard


Print MethodDirect Thermal
Print SpeedXD5-40d: Up to 7 ips (178 mm/sec) / XD5-43d: Up to 5 ips (127 mm/sec)
Print ResolutionXD5-40d: 203 dpi / XD5-43d: 300 dpi
Print WidthXD5-40d: Up to 108 mm / XD5-43d: Up to 105.7 mm
Print LengthUp to 1,000 mm
SensorTransmissive Fixed), Reflective (Adjustable), Head Open
Media TypeGap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous, Fan-Fold
Media Width15 ~ 118 mm
Media Roll DiameterUp to 127 mm
Media Thickness0.06 ~ 0.20 mm
Supply MethodEasy Paper Loading
Inner Core25.4 ~ 38.1mm
Dimensions (WxDxH)194 x 248 x 169 mm (7.64 x 9.76 x 6.65 inch)
Weight1.89kg (4.17 lbs.)
ElectricalEnergyStar Certified, External Power Adaptor 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
DisplayStandard: None / Optional: FSTN LCD (200 x 100 pixels)
GuideCombined paper holder and guide +Front paper guides
MemorySTD:64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash / Optional: ① 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash ② 256 MB SDRAM, 256 MB Flash
TemperatureOperating: 0~40℃ (32~104℉) / Storage: -20~60℃ (-4~140℉)
HumidityOperating: 10 ~ 80% RH / Storage 10 ~ 90% RH
Thermal Print Head (TPH)25 Km
Auto Cutter6 months or 300,000 cuts (whichever comes first)
EmulationSLCS™, BPL-Z™(ZPLII), BPL-E™(EPL)
Driver/Utility (LabelArtist-II™)• Windows Driver (Europlus/Seagull) • Linux/Mac CUPS Driver • Virtual COM USB/Ethernet Driver • Utility Program • OPOS Driver • Bartender Ultralite for BIXOLON • Label Artist-II™"
SDK/Plugin• Android/iOS/Windows SDK • Linux SDK • Chrome SDK • Xamarin SDK
Application• Label Artist™Mobile(Android,iOS) • mPrint App(iOS) • mPrint Server (Windows, iOS) • XPM™ • XCM™(Windows, Android)
Fonts10 SLCS™ / One SLCS™ / 16 BPL-Z™ / One BPL-Z™ / 5 BPL-E™ / 23 Code Page / Unicode supported (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE)
GraphicsSupporting user-defined fonts, graphics, formats and logos
Barcode Symbologies1D: Codabar, Code 11, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-13, EAN-8, Industrial 2-of-5, Interleaved 2-of-5, Logmars, MSI, Plessey, Postnet, GS1 DataBar (RSS-14), Standard 2-of-5, UPC/EAN extensions, UPC-A, UPC-E, IMB 2D: Aztec, Codablock, Code49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR Code, TLC39
OptionalPeeler, Auto Cutter, External Paper Supply