DPU-D Series Panel Mount Printers

DPU-D Series

Medical device manufacturers face numerous design challenges and compliance hurdles that can complicate and prolong product design cycles. New devices must be small and portable, easy to use, robust, extremely reliable, and cost-effective. DPU-D series low voltage direct thermal printers answer these challenges with proven, cost-effective, user friendly 2″ and 3″ panel mount designs. Built to fit into tight spaces, DPU-D thermal printers can help you sidestep integration headaches, accelerate time-to-market, and improve the user experience.

Small Footprint

DPU-D series printers offer a unique small footprint designs that are ideal for shrinking next generation medical devices. With the 2″ unit measuring only 3.1 x 2.7 x 3.4 inches* (W x D x H), the DPU-D easily mounts to your device’s front panel, freeing up valuable real estate.

Streamlined Integration

When engineering resources are at a premium, the DPU-D provides a compelling alternative to a conventional printer mechanism. As a complete solution that is ready to be slotted into your design, the panel mount printer immediately reduces the engineering time and cost required to incorporate an embedded printing solution. A choice of USB, Serial, and Parallel interfaces adds further integration flexibility.

Ease of Use

EZ-OP clamshell paper replacement ensures fast access and ease of use. And intuitive LED readouts clearly provide operating status and immediate error notification. With built-in ease of use, the DPU-D thermal printer helps you provide a better overall user experience.

Product Highlights

  • Complete embedded printing solution for faster integration
  • Choice of 2″ and 3″ print widths
  • Smaller footprint supports greater portability
  • Up to 100 mm/second print speeds
  • Easy to use
  • Choice of USB, Serial and Parallel interfaces
* excluding protrusion
DPU-D Series Panel Mount Printer - 3 inch Model
3-inch model
2-inch model
DPU-D Series Technical Specifications
Model DPU-D2-00A/01A-E DPU-D3-00A/01A-E
Printing Method Thermal line dot printing
Number of dots/line 384 576
Resolution 203 dpi (8 dpm)
Paper width 2.28 inch (58mm) 3.15 inch (80mm)
Printing width 1.89 inch (48mm) 2.83 inch (72mm)
Speed max/sec 3.94 inch (100mm) @8.5V 3.15 inch (80mm) @8.5V
Character matrix (HxW dots) 24 x 24, 24 x 12, 16 x 16, 16 x 8
Character size (HxW) 0.19 x 0.06, 0.19 x 0.19, 0.08 x 0.04, 0.08 x 0.08 inch
(3.0 × 1.5, 3.0 × 3.0, 2.0 × 1.0, 2.0 × 2.0 mm)
Number of columns 16, 32, 24, 48 24, 48, 36, 72
Character type Extended graphics character, Katakana character set, CP1252, Optional font, Downloaded character, User-defined character, JIS 1 & 2 level kanji
Bar code UPC-A/E, JAN (EAN) 8/13, ITF, CODE39, CODABAR, CODE93, CODE128, PDF417, QR Code, MaxiCode, Data Matrix
Power supply (V) Driving voltage (5.0 to 9.0)
Communication interface Serial / USB
Input buffer 4k bytes
Command ESC/POS™ conformity
Cutting Tear bar
Operating temperature 14 to 122 °F (-10 to 50 °C)
Service life 31.1 miles (50km) *1
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.15 x 2.71 x 3.37 inch (80.0 × 68.8 × 85.5 mm) *2 4.02 x 2.71 x 3.37 inch (102.0 × 68.8 × 85.5 mm) *2
Mass Approx. 0.40 lbs (180g) Approx. 0.46 lbs (210g)
Software Printer Driver/SDK

*1 Use recommended thermal papers.
*2 Excluding protrusion.

Serial Interface Specifications
Baud rate 115,200 bps
Data bit 8 bits
Parity bit Non
Stop bit 1 bit
Control method BUSY, Xon/Xoff
Parallel Interface Specifications
Synchronization Synchronized with STROBE signal
Handshaking Synchronized with ACK and BUSY signal
Signal level TTL level
USB Interface Specifications
USB printer class 2.0 conformity