I too purchased this as a bit of a luxury item, but what a buy. Click Details , and compare the label dimensions and the number of labels per sheet or the number of columns on the label form. Brother printers have some features not found in other printers. Keep everything present and correct with the QL, which quickly produces durable labels via your PC that can help to make sure you never misplace a file or lose important documents ever again. Limited only by your own imagination is the term I would use.

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Measuring the actual labels may be more accurate than relying on the measurements supplied by the manufacturer. Thermal transfer labels have much better quality and durability than direct thermal technology brither.

Label Printers

Images made by thermal transfer printing have very good edges no pixel structurewhich is important for bar code scanning and automatic recognition. Print a test sheet on plain paper by clicking Print on the File menu, and then click Print. Some types of polyester ribbons have life term up to years. So far I have not used any of the sexier features but for basic label creation it has been a winner and the auto cut facility is very useful.

In the Row and Column boxes, select the numbers that correspond bdother the label on your label sheet that you want to print. Select the label type in the Product number brothre that matches the product number of your labels. From maac point onward, you can follow the steps in Type a page macc different labelsstarting with Step 7, where you click OK in the Labels dialog box to create a labels document.


Heated by the printing head, area of label surface becames black. Both methods use thermal print head to put an image on the label surface. Printed images may also fade over time. By continuing to browse you are accepting our Privacy Policy.

Create and print labels in Word for Mac – Word for Mac

If the test sheet looks good, load the labels into your printer, click Print on the File menu, and then click Print. In the Product number list, select a label type similar in size to your labels.

I have only had it a few weeks so it is a brlther of dicovery learning all the differant aspects of this versatile printer.

Thermal transfer labels are better for permanent product identification for outdoor and industry applications including medical and laboratory rooms.

I wish I’d bought one before and would definitely buy one again just don’t tell my daughter she was right! The LabelWriter series is similar to the more recent and series, but provides higher print speed.

Find a local store. Under Printer typeselect the type of printer you are using. What should I do? Is data created in other applications compatible with P-touch Editor 5. A thermal transfer ribbon is located between heating head and label ribbon. Labels loose contrast due to them. Rated 5 out of 5 by nackerty from Better than I thought I bought this printer to use with my Mac computer to print appointment labels.


There are two basic methods for thermal printing: Rated 5 out of 5 by twink62 from Needed to make my life easier for my eyes I had long thought about getting one of these as one of my daughters has one and says it’s such a quick and easy way to print labels and would save me lots of time as I sell a lot on eBay and have been hand writing the shipping labels.

Can I directly operate my printer from a self-developed application software and print a label?

QL | Desktop Home Office Label Printer | Brother UK

Well that’s what I kinda expected anyway. This is a two-ribbon technology. Their work bases on direct thermal printing technology.

One of the main disadvantages of this nac is short life term of labels. Direct Thermal This is a general purpose printing technology for most industrial and office applications.

Look under Label information to see whether the selected label is close to your label. If Word does not list the label product that you have, you msc still print to the labels that you have. They can also be chemical, ultraviolet and temperature resistant.