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.

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, 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 Thermal Transfer label and barcode printer
  • Quick data processing and print speed up to 6 ips (152mm/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
  • Suitable for both 1/2-inch and 1-inch core ribbon (74m and 300m ribbon length)
  • Enhanced ribbon handling with the new ribbon left-right balance adjustment
  • 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
  • Twin Function™ supported: copy printer settings and data via USB
  • SNMP enabled WLAN functionality
  • XPM™ & XCM™ - Web-based printer management software and connection app
  • Energy Star Certified
  • 2 year warranty as standard


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
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
Ribbon TypeWax, Wax / Resin, Resin, Outside
Ribbon Width33 ~ 110 mm
Ribbon LengthUp to 300 m
Core Inner Diameter25.4 mm, 12.7 mm
Dimensions (WxDxH)XD5-40t: 210 x 284 x 188 mm (8.3 x 11.2 x 7.4 inch)
WeightXD5-40t: 2.48kg (5.46 lbs.)
ElectricalEnergyStar Certified, External Power Adaptor 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
DisplayStandard: None Optional: FSTN LCD (200 x 100 pixels)
MemorySTD: 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash Optional: ① 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash ② 256 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 --------- WLAN: Built-in type, 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4G and 5G) Bluetooth: Built-in type, V4.2 Classic / LE, Class 1, MFi certified Ethernet: 10/100Mbps
Real Time ClockSupported (Option)
TemperatureOperating: XD5-40t: 5 ~ 40℃ (41 ~ 104℉) Storage: -20 ~ 60℃ (-4 ~ 140℉)
HumidityOperating: 10 ~ 80% RH Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH
EmulationSLCS™, BPL-Z™ (ZPLII), BPL-E™ (EPL)
Driver / UtilityWindows Driver (Europlus / Seagull) Linux / Mac CUPS Driver Virtual COM USB / Ethernet Driver Utility Program OPOS/JPOS Driver Bartender Ultralite for BIXOLON Label Artist™-II SAP® Device Driver
SDK / PluginAndroid / iOS / Windows SDK, Linux SDK, Chrome SDK, Xamarin SDK
ApplicationLabel Artist™ Mobile (Android, iOS), mPrint App (Android, iOS), mPrint Server (Windows, iOS, aOS)
MDM (Optional)BIXOLON Profile Manager - 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, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR code, TLC 39
Accessories StandardCable-USB
Accessories OptionalPeeler, Auto Cutter, External Paper Supply
SuppliesB-ribbon™, B-band™