TSC Auto ID launches compact industrial printers, MB241 and ML241P Series, designed for space-constrained workstations; MB241 features bifold media door to reduce space usage by 24%, and ML241P has small footprint and efficient 245 mm height

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June 6, 2024 (press release) –

TSC Auto ID, a leading provider of innovative thermal label printing solutions, announces an effective solution for optimizing space constraints in compact workspaces with its latest industrial printers, the MB241 and ML241P Series.

Understanding the pivotal role of the production floor across industries like manufacturing, retail, logistics, and healthcare, TSC Auto ID designed its latest industrial printers for optimal performance in space-constrained workstations. As the hub where strategy converges with execution, the production floor is essential for transforming inputs into outputs. Space optimization is crucial for success in such environments, and TSC Auto ID aims to resolve this challenge with its latest printer releases.

“TSC Auto ID has identified two main aspects of printer space constraints our customers face. First is the physical space limitation, especially regarding height, which prevents many commercial industrial printers from fitting into small spaces like post office service counters. Second is the operational space limitation where, even if the printer fits in the work area, users may not have enough space for daily operations, such as label and ribbon roll replacement and maintenance,” said Elvin Tsai, Leader of the Industrial Printer Business at TSC Auto ID.

To resolve these user challenges, TSC Auto ID’s newly launched MB241 and ML241P industrial printers were purposely designed for space saving and to enhance productivity. The MB241 features a bifold media door design that reduces operational space usage by 24%, making it ideal for restrictive workspaces. The ML241P is known for its small footprint and efficient 245 mm height, fitting perfectly in height-constrained environments. Both industrial printers support large 8-inch O.D. label rolls, meeting daily high-volume printing demands, reducing the frequency of media replacements and increasing operational efficiency.

The MB241 is well-suited for special labeling requirements, such as harder and thicker labels like hangtags. Its multi-point thermal printhead (TPH) pressure adjustment mechanism and advanced heat line management ensure consistent, high-quality printing across various media types. Additionally, the MB241 comes with various accessories, such as linerless kits to meet eco-friendly requirements. When equipped with both a peel-off kit and a liner rewinder kit, the MB241 can help keep the work environment tidy while mitigating operational risks, particularly in industries like food packaging. These accessories enhance the printer's functionality and adaptability, meeting the evolving demands of dynamic business needs.

With intuitive design features, the ML241P series is an exceptionally user-friendly industrial label printer that can simplify operations. Users can effortlessly adjust settings, including TPH pressure and ribbon tension balance, to ensure optimal printing quality. Toolless removal of the TPH and platen roller can effectively expedite the maintenance process.

Both of the printers’ capabilities are designed with auto-switching emulation for hassle-free deployment. TSC Standalone Creator generates a printer LCD UI for quick template access, while TSCPRTGo acts as an extended display for mobile printing. SOTI Connect, TSC Console, and the Internal Embedded Webpage enable remote printer fleet management.

Printer Features

Feature MB241 ML241P
Suitable Applications Compact operational footprint and specialized design for intricate applications Limited space, height constraints, intuitive for simpler applications
Label Capacity 8" O.D. 8" O.D.
Space Efficiency Bifold media door reduces space usage by 24% Compact design, only 245 mm height
Maintenance All-metal print mechanism is highly durable, guaranteeing stability during printing and ensuring longevity of the printer Simple maintenance, no tools needed for parts replacement
Special Features Suitable for various media, a wide range of accessory options User-friendly design, simplified operation

For further information on the MB241 and ML241P solutions, please visit the product pages: MB241 and ML241P.

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