PM23c Mid-Range Printer

Despite its compact size, the PM23c shares the same feature set familiar to all PM Series printers: fast deployment and setup tools; incredible reliability for uptime assurance; and the fastest printing throughput in its class--all in a new, more compact footprint ideal for space-constrained applications.

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Full Product Specifications


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Environment Operating Temperature: +5°C to +40°C (+41°F to +104°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +152°F)
Humidity: 20 to 80% non-condensing

User Interfaces:
Color Touch  UI  
Icon UI
User Itnerface Languages:
On Color Touch LCD and Web Interface:
English, Russian, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese
•Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
•RS-232, up to 115.2 kB/s
•Supported Serial Protocols:
   •Fingerprint/Direct Protocol: XON/XOFF, ENQ/ACK, DSR/DTR, RTS/CTS
   •IPL: XON/XOFF, Intermec Std. Protocol
•USB 2.0
•USB Host (X1 on PM23c)
•Parallel IEEE 1284
•Industrial Interface (8 digital in/out, 4 analog relays, 1 RS232/422/485 port)
•Dual Serial ports RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and 20mA Current Loop
•Dual USB Host
•IEEE 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth
•Wi-Fi Certified, CCX (Cisco®) version 4 Certified
•Static WEP (64 bit and 128 bit), Dynamic WEP (TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), WPA (TKIP/CCKM Personal and Enterprise, WPA2 (AES-CCMP/CCKM Personal and Enterprise)
•Multiple industrial antenna options for maximized coverage
Supported Protocols:
TCP/IP-suite (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP), LPR/LPD, FTP, BOOTP, DHCP, HTTP, SNMPv1/2c/3, SNMP-MIBII supported – over UDP/IP – (private enterprise MIB included), SMTP
•Supports IPv4 and IPv6
•"No-touch" configuration capability through embedded RFID chip
Supports PCX, PNG, GIF and BMP file formats.
Other formats supported with Label Generation Tools.
•Monotype font engine
•Non-Latin fonts available through WTLE

Memory SDRAM: 128MB
Flash ROM: 128MB
Memory/Storage Extensions: Multi-GB USB memory device (FAT16/FAT32)
Physical Characteristics Height:
PM23c: 181 mm (7.13 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 244.87 mm (9.64 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 207 mm (8.15 in)
PM23c: 431.84 mm (17 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 500.22 mm (19.69 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 431.84 mm (17 in)
PM23c: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
Weight: 9.5 Kg (21 lb)
Power AC Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 45 to 65Hz
PFC Regulation: IEC320/C14
Power Consumption: Standby 9W; Peak 300W
Print Specifications Max Width:
Max. Width at 203dpi: 56 mm (2.2 in)
Max. Width at 300 dpi: 56 mm (2.2 in)
Max. Width at 406 dpi: 64 mm (2.5 in)
Print Speed:
At 203/300 dpi: 100-300 mm/s (4-12 ips)
At 406 dpi: 100-250 mm/s (4-10 ips)
At 203 dpi: 8 dots/mm
At 300 dpi: 11.8 dots/mm
At 406 dpi: 16 dots/mm

Media Type: Labels and Tags, Linerless and Linered media
Max Label Width:
Max/Min Width: 68.6mm/2.7 in (19.05mm/0.75in)
Style: Roll-fed or fanfold
Sensing: Gap, notch, black mark, continuous
Label Roll Max Diameter:
Long Door: 152 mm (6 in)
All Other Doors: 213 mm (8.38 in)
Label Roll Core: 38-76 mm (1.5-3 in)

Media Type: Ribbons
Label Roll Max Diameter: 61 mm (2.40 in), 229 m
Label Roll Core: Core ID: 25 mm (1 in)
Media Type: Wax, mid-range, resin

Media Type: RFID
RFID Standards and Frequencies:
18000-6C / EPC Class 1 Generation 2 865-928 MHz radio configured to comply with local UHF RFID regulations including FCC and ETSI. Contact local representative for availability in particular regions.
Supported Bar Code Symbologies All major 1D and 2D symbologies are supported.
Software Printer Command Languages:
•IPL, DP, ZSim2 (ZPL-II®), DSim (DPL)
•XML enabled for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS

Applications / Drivers:
•InterDriver™ Windows printer driver
•CUPS driver for Linux
•Intermec Certified Device Types for SAP®
•Intermec label design and print package

Smart Printing Languages:
•Intermec C# for Printers
•Smart Printing Developer Resource Kit
•Write apps with .NET-compatible development environments
•Intermec Fingerprint
•Use Intermec Fingerprint ApplicationBuilder (IFAB)