Rugged and feature-rich

The XD5-40t is a 4-inch (118mm) mid-level Thermal Transfer Desktop Label Printer, featuring a rugged, compact, clamshell design and all-inclusive software features ideal for barcode and labelling applications for the Transport and Logistics, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Retail industries. Available as the XD5-40t (203dpi) and XD5-43t (300dpi) options, the XD5-40t’s standard model (XD5-40t) offers accelerated data processing and print speeds of up to 6 ips (152mm/sec), while boasting enhanced memory space of up to 256MB SDRAM and 256 MB Flash.

Providing printer flexibility, the XD5-40t offers a toolless field-installable Peeler, Auto Cutter and external paper supply. With an Optional LCD display, an adjustable paper guide and media roll diameter space of up to 127mm, suitability for both 1/2-inch and 1-inch core ribbons (74 m and 300m ribbon length) and enhanced ribbon handling with the new ribbon left-right balance adjustment. Alongside by Smart Media Detection™ for the automatic media detection of Gap, Black Mark, Continuous or Notch media formats, all back with a 3-year warranty as standard.

Boasting multiple connectivity options, the XD5-40t 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 barcode and label 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 and Simple Network Management Protocol (MIB file), alongside compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist-II™ and BarTender®.

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Reliable and Solid Performance

– Supporting Direct Thermal(XD5-40d) and Thermal Transfer(XD5-40t) label printing
– Fast processing and print speeds of up to 7 ips (XD5-40d), 6 ips (XD5-40t)
– Optional 300 dpi high resolution choice for fine print quality
– Dual-band WLAN (5 GHz and 2.4 GHz)
– Dual-mode Bluetooth V4.1 Classic and LE
– Extended memory space up to 256MB SDRAM, 256MB Flash
– A suite of SDKs for major operating systems

Next Level Usability

– An adjustable media guide and a holder
– Compact clamshell design with intuitive
menu buttons and optional LCD Display
– Suitable for both 1/2-inch and 1-inch core ribbon (74 m and 300 m)
– Field-installable Peeler and Auto Cutter
– Compatible with label design software;
BIXOLON’s Label Artist™ and Seagull’s

Secure and Efficient Management

– Twin funtion™ supported: Copy printer setting and data by USB
– SNMP enabled WLAN functionality
– XPM™ & XCM™ – Web-based printer management
software and connection app


Print Characteristics
Print MethodThermal Transfer, Direct Thermal
Print SpeedXD5-40t: Up to 6 ips (152 mm/sec) XD5-43t: Up to 4 ips (102 mm/sec)
Print ResolutionXD5-40t: 203 dpi XD5-43t: 300 dpi
Print WidthXD5-40t: Up to 108 mm XD5-43t: Up to 105.7 mm
Print LengthUp to 1,000 mm
SensorTTransmissive (Fixed), Reflective (Adjustable), Head Open
Media Characteristics
Media TypeGap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous, Fan-Fold, Cardboard, Roll-fed
Media Width15~118mm
Media Roll DiameterUp to 127mm
Media Thickness0.06 ~ 0.20 mm
Supply MethodEasy Paper Loading
Inner Core25.4 ~ 38.1mm
Ribbon Characteristics
Ribbon TypeWax, Wax/Resin, Resin, Outside
Ribbon Width33 ~ 110 mm
Ribbon LengthUp to 300 m
Core Inner Diameter25.4 mm, 12.7 mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (WxDxH)210 x 284 x 188 mm (8.3 x 11.2 x 7.4 inch)
Weight2.48 kg (5.46 lbs.)
ElectricalEnergyStar Certified, External Power Adaptor 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Automatic DetectionSupported
DisplayStandard: None Optional: FSTN LCD (200 x 100 pixels) XD5-40tR Standard: FSTN LCD (200 x 100 pixels)
LED IndicationsSupported
Performance Characteristics
MemorySTD:64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash Optional: ① 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash ② 256 MB SDRAM, 256 MB Flash XD5-40tR (RFID) STD: 256 MB SDRAM, 256 MB Flash
InterfaceStandard: USB + USB Host Optional: ① USB + USB Host + Serial+Ethernet ② USB + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet + WLAN ③ USB + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet + Bluetooth XD5-40tR (RFID) Standard: USB + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet Optional: ① USB + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet + WLAN ② USB + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet + Bluetooth -------------------------------------------------------------------- WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n (Infrastructure, Ad-hoc, Wi-Fi Direct, SoftAP) - WEP40/104, WPA1/2 (PSK, EAP) Ethernet: 10/100Mbps Serial : RS232 (DB9)
Real Time ClockSupported (Optional)
Environment Characteristics
TemperatureOperating: 5 ~ 40℃ (41 ~ 104℉) Storage: -40 ~ 60℃ (-40 ~ 140℉)
HumidityOperating: 25 ~ 85% RH Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH
EmulationSLCS™, BPL-Z™, BPL-E™, BPL-D™ (Optional)
Driver/UtilityWindows Drivers for 10/11 (Europlus/Seagull), Linux/Mac CUPS Driver, Virtual COM USB/Ethernet Driver, Utility Program, OPOS/JPOS Driver, Bartender Ultralite for BIXOLON, Device Driver for SAP®, Network Auto Installer, XI(Optional)
Developer ToolsAndroid/iOS/Windows SDK, Linux SDK, Xamarin SDK, Web Print SDK, Cordova Plugin, MAUI SDK, Flutter Plugin, React Native SDK
Design & PrintLabel Artist-II™, Label Artist™ Mobile (Android, iOS), mPrint App (Android, iOS)
MDM (Optional)BIXOLON Profile Manager - XPM™, XCM™ (Windows, Android), SOTI Connect supported
FontsBitmap Fonts (10 SLCS™, 16 BPL-Z™, 5 BPL-E™, 9 BPL-D™), Scalable Fonts (1 SLCS™, 1 BPL-Z™, 1 BPL-D™), 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 and EAN 2 or 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, IMB, Planet Code 2D: Aztec, Codablock, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF, PDF417, QR code, TLC 39
StandardUSB cable
OptionalPeeler, Auto Cutter, External Paper Supply, Serial cable
SuppliesB-ribbon™, B-band™
Frequency UHF, 865 ~ 868 MHz (EU), 902 ~ 928 MHz (KR, USA)
Transmit Power1W
ProtocolISO 18000-6C (EPC Class1 Gen2)
Auto CutterOptional
Tag Pitch Min 16mm


Industry Transport and Logistics



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