RP 4 Direct Thermal Printer

If you’re looking for an ultra-rugged and reliable mobile receipt printer for route accounting, direct store delivery, citation printing, car rental return receipts and more, look no further than the RP Series. This tough competitor withstands drops and exposure to dust and water, and is designed for all-day printing with a full-shift battery life.

Mobile Printing Done Faster

The RP Series are fast mobile thermal printers for the most rugged environments. They feature the latest wireless technology for untethered use, increasing worker productivity.

Honeywell Goal Based Reporting

Increase uptime and proactively plan printer maintenance with built-in analytics on battery age, printhead condition and the printer’s environmental history.

No Downtime

The high-capacity battery can be swapped out without resetting the printer or losing connectivity. Battery age is provided as part of printer analytics.

Rugged and Reliable Performance

Ultra-rugged design: 2 m (6.6 ft) drop tested, tested to 1000 0.5 m (1.5 ft) tumbles, IP54 dust and moisture ingress and wide operating temperature range.

Unparalleled Speed

Optimized for quick, all-day mobile receipt and label printing, with fast bootup and printing at up to five inches per second.


The printers can support labels with and without a liner, and sense gaps between labels or black marks on the top or bottom of the media.

Fully Multilingual 

The RP Series printers are compatible with all popular thermal printer languages and protocols.

A Broad Range of Accessories 

A wide variety of mounting solutions is available. Plus, the printers use the same mounting attachment as the widely used MFxT printers, allowing them to drop into current installations.

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Full Product Specifications


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RP 4 (4 inch) Printer:
Dimensions (H x W x D): 187 mm x 164 mm x 77 mm (7.36 in x 6.46 in x 3.0 in)
Printer Weight: 1.02 kg (2.25 lb) (with battery, no media)


Meets IP54 dust and water ingress rating

Drop Specification
2 m (6.6 ft)

Tumble Test
1000 cycles at 0.5 m (1.5 ft)

Operating Temperature
-20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)

Storage Temperature
-30°C to 65°C (-22°F to 149°F)

Operating Humidity
10% RH to 90% (non-condensing)

Storage Humidity
10% RH to 90% (non-condensing)


Up to 5 ips at 203 dpi Direct Thermal receipt Black Bar and Gap Labels Linerless labels


Bluetooth® 4.0LE
Bluetooth (Apple® iOS compatible)
Bluetooth 4.0LE and 802.11 a/b/g/n
USB 2.0


NETira Configuration Tool – complete printer setup utility
NETira MS – Menu Scripting
NETira CA – NETira Connect for AirWatch

Control Language Compatibility
Line Printer Mode, Easy Print, DPL, ZPL II, CPCL, IPL, XML (limited)

Device Management Compatibility

Remote Management
monitor and manage printers; NETira MD: mobile device management utility for smart mobile devices; AirWatch® Mobile

Device Management
Wavelink® Avalanche MC, Soti Mobilink

Network Compatibility
TCP-IP based networks; AS/400 (LPD)-based networks

Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7 and 8

Label-Design Software Compatibility
BarTender, Niceware/NiceLabel and others

ERP Systems Compatibility
SAP®, Oracle®

Software Development Kit
Android™ 2.1 and above; Apple iOS 5, 6 and 7; Microsoft Windows Desktop up to Windows 8, Windows 8 Store, Windows Mobile and Windows CE; C++, C-Sharp, Java, ActiveX Control


Intelligent Backlit Icons
On/Off Button, Battery Charge, Battery Life, Media Status, Communication Status

Drop-in/easy-to-load media, adjustable media arms, 4 in printer fan fold slot

Proactive Maintenance
Sensors for reporting printer usage information (battery, printhead, environmental) and management console


USB Communications Cable for configuration

Belt Clip, Heavy-Duty Velcro Belt Mount, Shoulder Strap, Hand Strap, Environmental Soft Case

Single mount with MFxT adapter; single mount with Wall Adapter Plate Kit; Settlement Room 5-mount includes charger, single vehicle mount with RAM arm

Batteries and Charging
Spare batteries; AC adaptors for US, EU, UK, AU; cigarette adaptor vehicle charger; four-bay smart battery charger


Hot-Swappable Battery (maintains wireless connection)
Bluetooth configurations up to 2 minutes; Wi-Fi configurations up to 20 seconds

Smart Battery
to SBS Rev 1.1

RP2 2500 mA-Hr, RP4 5200 mA-Hr

Charge Time
3 hours

Battery Eliminator
SKU option for printers used permanently inside a vehicle


The RP Series printers are certified for use in the following countries
North America: U.S. and Canada
Europe: EU Countries, EFTA Countries, United Kingdom, CU countries
Middle East, Turkey and Africa: Israel, South Africa, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
Central America: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
South America: Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay
APAC Region: Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Vietnam