Unique and Independent

The XQ-840, 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 barcode printer. Featuring a space-saving, anti-theft design, high-performance features, an efficient power management system and easy printer maintenance.
This combined tablet and desktop printing arrangement incorporates an 8-inch built in tablet with 5MP auto focus camera offering touchscreen operation and barcode capture. Running on Android’s 7.0 Nougat operation system with a 1GB RAM, 8GB Flash memory. Supporting two USB Host Ports, Ethernet, Dual-band WLAN (2.4G and 5G) and Dual-mode Bluetooth (V4.2 Classic/LE) connectivity. The tablet and printer are also supported with stable communication and heightened security via USB communication.
Paired with a 4-inch printer, available in either 203dpi (XQ-840) and 300dpi (XQ-843) print resolutions producing high quality text, graphics and 1D/2D barcodes. Producing data processing and print speeds of up to 6-ips (152mm/sec), with 64MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash memory. This labelling solution is compatible with market-leading languages including SLCS, BPL-Z™, BPL-E™ and BXL/POS. Featuring a media roll diameter up to 130mm, plus flexible in-field installable Auto Cutter and Peeler.

Supported by Android and Xamarin SDKs for simple developer integration, the XQ-840 is pre-loaded with a library of software applications including BIXOLON’s Food Safety Label, Label Artist™ Mobile (Android), BIXOLON Utility and BIXOLON Downloader. The printer is also supported by XCM™ a App to connect to XPM™ server, BIXOLON’s excluded Web-Based Printer Profile Management Software enabling users to remotely review printer status or duplicate existing printer settings. All bundled within a standard 2-year warranty.


Functional Operations

– Fast data processing and print speeds up to 6ips(152mm/sec)
– Built-in 5 Mega Pixel barcode scanning camera
– Compatible with BPL-Z™, BPL-E™ as well as SLCS™, BXL / POS
– Inclusive software – Food prep, mPrint, Label Artist™ Mobile for Android™
– Diverse SDKs supported for building customer applications
– Optional BIXOLON’s web-based printer
profile management (XCM™)

Seamless Connectivity

– USB and Ethernet connection between tablet and printer for fast and accurate data transmission
– 2 USB Host Ports + Ethernet + WLAN + Bluetooth interface supported for Tablet
– BIXOLON Pass Through App – Directly sending printing data to XQ-840 by multiple host device with WLAN

Ergonomic Design

– Anti-theft, water and dust resistant design
– 8-inch Full Colour TFT LCD with multi-touch screen
– Field installable Peeler and Auto Cutter
– Adjustable Media Holders and Guides


Print Characteristics
Print Method Direct Thermal
Print Speed "XQ-840: Up to 6 ips (152 mm/sec)XQ-843: Up to 4 ips (100 mm/sec) "
Print Resolution "XQ-840: 203 dpiXQ-843: 300 dpi "
Print Width "XQ-840: Up to 108 mmXQ-843: Up to 105.7 mm"
Print Length Up to 1,000 mm
Sensor Transmissive, Reflective (Adjustable), Head Open
Media Characteristics
Media Type Gap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous, Fan-Fold
Media Width 15 ~ 118 mm
Media Roll Diameter Up to 130 mm
Media Thickness 0.06 ~ 0.20 mm
Supply Method Easy Paper Loading
Inner Core 25.4 ~ 38.1mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (WxDxH) "194 x 273 x 212 mm(7.63 x 10.74 x 8.34 inch) "
Weight 2.2 kg (4.85 Ibs.)
Electrical "EnergyStar Certified, External Power Adaptor 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz"
Display "8 inch IPS TFT LCD (800 X 1280)Android 7.0"
Camera 5MP Auto focus
Performance Characteristics
Memory "Printer: 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB FlashTablet: 1GB RAM, 8GB Flash"
Interface "Tablet: 2 USB Host ports+ Ethernet+WLAN+Bluetooth ---------------------------------------------------2 USB Host ports: For scanner or keyboard or mouse WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G and 5GBluetooth: V4.2 Classic / LE---------------------------------------------------"
Real Time Clock Supported(Option)
Environment Characteristics
Temperature "Operating: 0 ~ 40℃ (32 ~ 104℉)Storage: -20 ~ 60℃ (-4 ~ 140℉)"
Humidity "Operating: 10 ~ 80% RHStorage 10 ~ 90% RH"
Thermal Print Head (TPH) 25 Km
Auto Cutter 0.3 Million Cuts
Emulation SLCS™, BPL-Z™ (ZPLII), BPL-E™ (EPL), BXL/POS (ESC / POS)
SDK/Plugin "Android SDK Xamarin SDK (Android)"
Application "Label Artist™Mobile (Android)Food Safety Label App (Android)BIXOLON Utility"
MDM(Optional) BIXOLON Profile Manager - XCM™ (Android)
Fonts "Bitmap Fonts (SLCS™ , BPL-Z, BPL-E) / Scalable Fonts (SLCS™, BPL-Z) / Unicode supported (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE)"
Graphics Supporting user-defined fonts, graphics, formats and logos
Barcode Symbologies "1D: 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, IMB2D: Aztec, Codablock, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR code, TLC 39 "
Standard -
Optional Peeler, Auto Cutter



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