Intelligent and High Performance

The XT5-40NR is a highly powerful, optimum performance 4-inch (114mm) Thermal Transfer Industrial RFID label printer with UHF print and encode capabilities. Built with a 4.3-inch full-colour touch display which enhances visibility and tracks performance. Presenting an intuitive menu and simple calibration function to read RFID tag locations. The XT5-40NR supports extremely close-spaced RFID inlay encoding (minimum pitch of 0.6inch /16mm) making it ideal for use in Logistics, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Government and more.
Available as XT5-40NR (203dpi), XT5-43NR (300dpi) & XT5-46NR (600dpi) print resolution media options, the printer’s standard model (XT5-40NR) supports fast data processing and print speeds up to 14ips (356mm/sec) to produce high quality text, graphics and 1D/2D barcodes with a 512 MB SDRAM, 512 MB Flash memory.
Compatible with market-leading programming languages including SLCS, BPL-Z™, BPL-E™ and BPL-D™. With optional built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Parallel, USB, Serial, Ethernet (the industry’s fastest 1Gbit/sec) and two USB Host interfaces options. Using the SoftAP feature it enables simple, fast and convenient Wi-Fi set up directly to a mobile device straight out of the box. The XT5-40NR
also features a Printer Twin Function™ to easily copy the printer’s settings and data (Templates, images and fonts) to other printer via USB storage. Alongside optional XPM™, BIXOLON’s web-based printer remote control profile manager and compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist™, Label Artist™ Mobile (for iOS and Android) and BarTender® UltraLite.

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Accurate RFID Performance

– The XT5-40NR supports UHF RFID print and
encode capability
– Extremely close-spaced RFID inlay encoding supported (minimum pitch of 0.6 inch /16 mm)
– RFID auto-calibration simply reads the RFID tag location

Durability and User Convenience

– Aluminum body and special adhesiveless metal case
– Space-saving design with double folding door
– 3.5 inch full colour or 4.3 inch full colour touch LCD display
– Printing speed up to 14 ips (356 mm/sec)
– 203, 300 or 600 dpi resolution
– The industry’s fastest Ethernet (1Gbit/sec)
– Toolless maintenance of roller and print head

Enhanced Software

– SoftAP: Simple Wi-Fi set up to a mobile device
– Twin function™: Copy printer settings and data via USB storage
– XPM™: BIXOLON’s web-based profile manager (Optional)


Print Characteristics
Print MethodThermal Transfer, Direct Thermal
Print Speed XT5-40: Up to 14 ips (356 mm/sec) XT5-43: Up to 10 ips (254 mm/sec) XT5-46: Up to 5 ips (127 mm/sec)
Print ResolutionXT5-40: 203 dpi XT5-43: 300dpi Xt5-46: 600dpi
Print WidthXT5-40: 104mm XT5-43: 105.7mm XT5-46: 105.6mm
Print LengthXT5-40: Up to 4,000 mm XT5-43: Up to 2,500 mm XT5-46: Up to 1,000 mm
SensorTransmissive(Adjustable), Reflective (Adjustable), Ribbon-End, Head Open
Media Characteristics
Media TypeGap, Black Mark, Notch, Continuous, Fan-Fold
Media Width25 ~ 114 mm
Media Roll DiameterUp to 203 mm
Media Thickness0.06 ~ 0.30 mm
Supply MethodEasy Paper Loading
Inner Core38.1 ~ 76.2mm, 25.4mm (option)
Ribbon Characteristics
Ribbon TypeWax, Wax/Resin, Resin, Outside, Inside
Ribbon Width50 ~ 110 mm
Ribbon Length
Core Inner Diameter50 ~ 110 mm
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (WxLxH)STD: 269 x 490 x 324 mm (10.59 x 19.29 x 12.76 inch) Rewinder: 269 x 490 x 407 mm (10.59 x 19.29 x 16.02 inch)
Weight"STD: 13.98Kg (30.82 lbs.) Rewinder: 17.98Kg (39.64 lbs.)"
Electrical"EnergyStar Certified, Internal Power Adaptor 100-120V/200-240V AC, 50/60Hz"
Display"XT5-40: 3.5 inch HVGA (262K Colours) TFT LCD XT5-40N: 4.3 inch CTP TFT LCD"
Performance Characteristics
Memory512 MB SDRAM, 512 MB Flash
Interface"Standard: USB+Serial+Ethernet+2 USB Host ports Optional: ① USB + Serial + Parallel + Ethernet + 2 USB Host ports ② USB + WLAN¹ + Ethernet + 2 USB Host ports ③ USB + WLAN¹ + Parallel + Ethernet + 2 USB Host ports ④ USB + Bluetooth + Ethernet + 2 USB Host ports + WLAN² ⑤ USB + Bluetooth + Parallel + Ethernet + 2 USB Host ports + WLAN² --------------------------------------------------- Ethernet: 10/100/1000Mbps (1Gbps) WLAN¹: 802.11a/b/g/n (Infrastructure, Ad-hoc, Wi-Fi Direct, SoftAP) - WEP40/104, WPA1/2 (PSK, EAP) WLAN²: 802.11a/b/g/n Dongle type - requires a USB Host port (Optional) Bluetooth: V4.2 (MFi certified)"
Real Time ClockSupported(Standard)
Environment Characteristics
Temperature"Operating: 5 ~ 40℃ (41 ~ 104℉) Storage: -20 ~ 60℃ (-4 ~ 140℉)"
Humidity"Operating: 10 ~ 80% RH Storage 10 ~ 90% RH"
Thermal Print Head (TPH)12 months or 25km (whichever comes first)
Auto Cutter12 months or 1.0 Million Cuts (whichever comes first)
Platen Roller
EmulationSLCS™, BPL-Z™, BPL-E™, BPL-D™
Driver/Utility"Windows 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/Plugin"Android/iOS/Windows SDK Linux SDK Chrome SDK Xamarin SDK Web Print SDK"
Application"Label Artist™Mobile (Android, iOS) mPrint App (Android, iOS) "
MDM(Optional)BIXOLON Profile Manager - XPM™, XCM™ (Windows, Android)
Fonts10 SLCS™ / One SLCS™ / 16 BPL-Z™ / One BPL-Z™ / 9 BPL-D™ / Two BPL-D™ / 5 BPL-E™ / 23 Code Page / Unicode supported (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE)
GraphicsSupporting 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, IMB 2D: Aztec, Codablock, Code 49, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, MicroPDF417, PDF417, QR code, TLC 39 "
OptionalPeeler, Auto Cutter, Rewinder, 1" I.D. Core media supply hanger, Serial cable, Parallel cable, USB cable
Frequency"UHF, 865 ~ 868MHz (EU), 902 ~ 928MHz (KR, USA)"
Transmit Power 1W
ProcotolISO 18000-6C(EPC Class1 Gen2)
Auto CutterOptional
Tag PitchMin 16mm


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