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9 Must-Haves For A Portable Label Printer

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According to our customers, below are 9 features that a modern portable label printer should include. Our customers feel these points make a difference in the ease, usability and performance in industrial labeling tasks and are must-haves in any new printer purchases.

9 Must-Haves For A Portable Label Printer

1) Must be a Small Compact Unit in a Durable Hard-Sided Case

  • Holds printer, supplies, cleaner.
  • Protects printer during transport.

2) Must be Reliable

  • It has to work when you need it.

3) Must Have a Large Selection of Supplies

  • Supplies must be readily available.
  • Variety of supplies to fit your requirements now and later.
  • Do the supplies work in different models of portable printers from the same company?

4) Must Have Ease of Operation

  • Handheld, like a smartphone, for data entry.
  • Supplies are easily switched out.

5) Must Have a Substantial Warranty

  • Is the warranty for a lifetime or a limited time?

6) Must Use Batteries

  • Rechargeable with the ability to use disposable batteries for backup.

7) Must Have Computer Connectivity

  • USB connection to laptop, desktop computer.
  • Wi-Fi connection.
  • Bluetooth connection.

8) Must Include Labeling Software

  • Included with printer at no additional cost.
  • Easy to use.
  • Able to install on multiple devices.

9) Must be Robust

  • Should stand up to rigors of the job.
  • Printer should be able to print industrial labels, heat shrink sleeves and self-laminating wire wraps.

Don’t settle for anything less than these must-have features in your next portable label printer.

Check out our selection of portable label printers here.

And as always, if you have any questions about what is the best printer for you, do not hesitate to give us a call at 780-434-9152 or Toll Free at 1-800-268-7636. Our industry identification experts are happy to help!

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