The XT2-40 is a 4-inch (up to 118mm) high performance, cost-effective Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer industrial desktop label printer. Ideal for high volume label and barcode printing for a variety of applications including Retail, Logistics, Warehousing and Manufacturing. The printer is available as XT2-40 (203dpi) and XT2-43 (300dpi) print resolution options. The printer’s standard model (XT2-40) supports print of speeds up to 6ips (152mm/s) to produce high quality text and graphics with 32MB SDRAM, 125MB Flash.

Featuring a compact and intuitive design, the XT2-40 includes a rugged, anti-adhesive coated metal case, easy side loading for the media & ribbon, external label support and a 2.4inch full colour TFT LCD display. The XT2-40 allows printing customisation with the adjustable printer sensors (Gap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous and Fan-Fold), plus an optional field installable Peeler and Auto Cutter to give users the option to upgrade as required.

Compatible with market-leading programming languages BZPL and BEPL, as well as operating systems such as Android™, iOS™ and Windows™. The XT2-40 offers USB 2.0, plus USB Host, Serial and Ethernet connectivity options. Offering a simple printer setup, the industrial printer can be added to existing applications without changing software or creating new command scripts. The XT2-40 also supports compatibility with BarTender® Ultralite bundled with a 2 year warranty as standard.


  • 4-inch (up to 118mm) Direct Thermal and Thermal Transfer industrial label printer
  • XT2-40 (203dpi) and XT2-43 (300dpi) print resolution media options
  • Print speed XT2-40 up to 6ips (152mm/s) and XT2-43 up to 4ips (100mm/s)
  • 32MB SDRAM, 128MB Flash memory
  • Rugged and Anti-Adhesive Coated Metal Case
  • 2.4 inch standard full colour TFT LCD
  • Compatible with industry leading programming languages: BZPL, BEPL and Android, iOS and Windows SDKs
  • Standard connectivity: USB 2.0 + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet (10/100 Mb)
  • Various interchangeable options: Field installable Peeler and Auto Cutter
  • External label supported
  • Side loading media and ribbon
  • Adjustable printer sensors (Gap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous and Fan-Fold)
  • Available in traditional BIXOLON Black
  • 2 year warranty as standard


Print MethodThermal Transfer, Direct Thermal
Print SpeedXT2-40 : Up to 6 ips (152 mm/s) XT2-43 : Up to 4 ips (100 mm/s)
Print ResolutionXT2-40 : 203 dpi XT2-43 : 300 dpi
Print WidthXT2-40 : 108 mm XT2-43 : 105.7 mm
Print LengthXT2-40 : 4mm ~ 3999 mm XT2-43 : 4 mm ~ 1859 mm
SensorTransmissive (Adjustable), Reflective (Adjustable), Ribbon-End, Head Open
Media TypeGap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous, Fan-Fold
Media WidthSTD : 25.4mm ~ 118 mm Auto Cutter : Up to 117 mm Peeler : Up to 118 mm
Media Roll DiameterUp to 203 mm
Media Thickness0.076 ~ 0.25 mm
Supply MethodEasy Paper Loading
Inner Core25.4 ~ 76.2 mm
Ribbon TypeWax, Wax / Resin, Resin, Outside, Inside
Ribbon Width30 ~ 110 mm
Ribbon LengthUp to 450 m
Core Inner Diameter25.4 mm
Dimensions (WxDxH)259 x 429 x 277 mm (10.19 x 16.89 x 10.9inch)
Weight10.9kg (24.03 lbs.)
ElectricalInternal Power Adaptor 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz
Display2.4 inch Color TFT LCD
Memory32 MB SDRAM, 128 MB Flash
InterfaceUSB 2.0 + USB Host + Serial + Ethernet Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps
Real Time ClockSupported (Standard)
TemperatureOperating: 5 ~ 40°C (41 ~ 104℉) Storage: -20 ~ 60℃ (-4 ~ 140℉)
HumidityOperating: 20 ~ 85% RH Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH
EmulationBZPL, BEPL
Driver / UtilityWindows Driver (Seagull), Network Setup Utility, Bartender Ultralite for BIXOLON
SDK / PluginAndroid / iOS / Windows SDK
FontsBitmap Fonts (BZPL, BEPL) / Scalable Fonts (BZPL)
GraphicsSupporting graphics, formats and logos
Barcode Symbologies1D: China Postal Code, Codabar, Code 11, Code 32,Code 39, Code 93, Code 128 (subset A, B, C), EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN 8/13 (with 2 & 5 digits extension), EAN 128, FIM, German Post Code, GS1 DataBar, HIBC, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2-of-5 (I 2 of 5), Interleaved 2- o-f 5 with Shipping Bearer Bars, ISBT – 128, ITF 14, Japanese Postnet, Logmars, MSI, Postnet, Plessey, Planet 11 & 13 digit, RPS 128, Random Weight, Standard 2 of 5, Telepen, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-A and UPC-E with EAN 2 or 5 digit extension, UCC 128, UCC/EAN-128 K-Mart 2D: Aztec code, Code 49, Codablock F, Datamatrix code, MaxiCode, Micro PDF417, Micro QR code, PDF417,QR code, TLC 39
AccessoriesStandard Cable-USB, Optional Peeler, Auto Cutter