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Next generation 4" smart desktop printer. An example of true SATO innovation and ‘ceaseless creativity’, the intuitive CT4-LX printer is the perfect blend of compact dimensions and powerful performance. Designed to save time for operators and significantly increase efficiency in fast-paced business environments, the printer utilises thermal and direct thermal printing up to 128mm width in tear-off or continuous operation. The CT4-LX is ideal for a wide range of practical commercial applications, including price labelling, inventory management and shipping labels. The innovative printer has industry-leading emulation formats that enable the CT4-LX to integrate seamlessly into existing workflows, saving time and money throughout the value chain. RFID capability is also a key feature of the printer, providing heightened flexibility, large data storage capacity and increased data collection throughput, along with greater immediacy and accuracy of data collection.

Key Features

  • Print Method
    Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer
  • Print Width
    22mm-128mm (0.87"-5")
  • Print Resolution
    203 dpi (8 dots / mm)/ 305 dpi (12 dots / mm)
  • Print Speed
    Fast and effective label printing at up to 8"/sec
  • Screen
    4.3" Colour Touch Panel with multiple language display
  • Languages
    47 Languages and Scalable Unicode (TM) Print Fonts 31 Languages for LCD Menu
  • Interfaces
    LAN, USB, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, NFC, RS232
  • Other Benefits
    Seemless Soti Integration, AEP and remote Management with Soti as being predictive Maintenance, Connectivity for Apple iOS
  • Additional Information
    Reduced desk-space demands, Integrates with existing devices for ultimate flexibility, Efficient label production, minimising waste, Media Profile (Easy change label setting), RFID Functionality


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About Company

SATO is a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that connect people, goods and information.
SATO is a premier manufacturer of Industrial Thermal Printers, Print Engines, Laser Printers and RFID embedded tags and labels. Pioneers to the industry by introducing the first handheld labelers in 1962 and the world's first thermal transfer printer in 1974. SATO is dedicated to enabling our customers with the power of IoT through engineered solutions that support their need for accuracy, sustainability, labor and resource saving systems. SATO today operates globally in cooperation with leading Japanese and international companies, contributing to the development of auto-identification systems around the world. SATO serves the industries of automotive, healthcare, transport&logistics, food industry, manufacturing, retail and horticulture.


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