LTP and CAPD Series Low Voltage Thermal Printer Mechanisms

New low voltage LTPD and CAPD series thermal printer mechanisms tackle the challenges of designing smaller, faster, more reliable mobile devices. These new mechanisms deliver exceptional value with dramatic advances in design flexibility, reliability and print performance.


LTPD/CAPD series mechanisms free up critical design real estate. The new mechanisms provide a smaller overall form factor, innovative angled paper guide requiring less depth, and a smaller pitch flexible print circuit (FPC) cable.


LTPD/CAPD series mechanisms are fast, rated for up to 100 mm/second print speeds. This gives mobile devices a much needed performance boost.


LTPD/CAPD series mechanisms offer a wide array of form factor choices to provide versatility and flexibility for smoother integration. Options include EZ-OP clamshell-style and auto-loading models, ASIC and interface board solutions, and both horizontal and vertical mechanical orientation designs.

Reliable Priting

LTPD/CAPD series mechanisms offer a minimum of 50 km of total printing and 100 million pulses. CAPD models offer a new built-in auto-cutter design, improving cutter reliability. The result: reliable media output, every time.

Product Highlights
  • 2″ and 3″ print width models
  • High speed printing (up to 100 mm/second)
  • Choice of horizontal and vertical orientations
  • EZ-OP clamshell and auto-loading paper replacement options
  • Platen latch for better shock absorption
  • Built-in auto-cutter (CAPD models)
2-inch vertical printer, platen released
2-inch printer with auto-cutter

LTP and CAPD Series Specifications

Model LTPD245 LTPD345 CAPD245 CAPD345
Printing Method Thermal line dot printing
Number of dots/line 384 576 384 576
Resolution (dots/mm) 8
Paper width (mm) 58+- 80+- 58+- 80+-
Printing width (mm) 48 72 48 72
Speed (max mm/sec) 100 80 100 80
Paper path Curved
Sensors Head temperature By thermistor
Out of paper detection By photo interrupter
Platen position detection By mechanical switch
Power supply (V) Operation voltage (Vdd) 2.7 to 3.6 / 4.75 to 5.25
Operation voltage (Vp) 4.75 to 9.5
Peak current (A) Head 3.66 (9.5V/64dots)
5.49 (9.5V/96dots)
3.60 (9.5V/64dots)
5.40 (9.5V/96dots)
3.66 (9.5V/64dots)
5.49 (9.5V/96dots)
3.60 (9.5V/64dots)
5.40 (9.5V/96dots)
Motor 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Cutter motor 0.6 0.7
Service life Pulse activation (pulses) 100 million 100 million
Abrasion resistance (km) 50 * 50 *
Operating temperature (°C) -10 to 50 -10 to 50
Dimensions (W x D x H mm)* Horizontal 69.0 x 30.0 x 15.0 ** 91.0 x 30.0 x 15.0 ** 83.1 x 35.4 x 26.9 ** 105.1×35.4×27.2 ***
Vertical 69.0 x 15.0 x 30.0 ** 91.0 x 15.0 x 30.0 **
Mass(g) Approx.240 Approx.290 Approx.390
Auto-cutter Method Slide cutting
Paper thickness (μm) 54 to 90
Cutting type Full cut and partial cut (1.5+-0.5mm tab left at the center)
Operating time (max sec/cycle) Approx 1.0
Minimum paper cutting length (mm) 10
Cutting frequency (max cuts/min) 30
Life span Paper cutting (cuts) 500,000 *

* Use recommended thermal paper
** Excluding convex section
*** Excluding mounting part



IF Board Specifications

Model IFD501-01UK-E IFD501-01SK-E
Corresponding Model LTPD245, LTPD345 Series
CAPD245, CAPD345 Series
Operating voltage (V) Vp:4.75 to 9.5
Character matrix (H x W dots) 16 dots characters: 16 X 8, 16 X 16
24 dots characters: 24 X 12, 24 X 24
Character type Optional font Yes Yes
Downloaded character Yes Yes
User-defined character Yes Yes
Extend graphics character set Yes Yes
Katakana character set Yes Yes
Codepage 1252 Yes Yes
JIS 1&2 level Kanji Yes Yes
Interface USB Serial
Dimensions (W x D x H mm) 108.0 X 90.0 X 28.0

ASIC Specifications

Corresponding model LTPD245, LTPD345 series
CAPD245, CAPD345 series
Package form 120pin QFP
Operating voltage (V) Vp:4.75 to 9.5,Vcc:3.0 to 3.6
Operating frequency (MHz) 12MHz±0.01%
Configuration C-MOS LSI
Communication interface Parallel, Serial, USB
Character type Extended graphics character set
Other characters available
With CGs or external memories
Character matrix (H x W dots) 16 dot character: 16 x 8, 16 x 16
24 dot character: 24 x 12, 24 x 24
Dimensions (W x D x H mm) 16.0 x 16.0 x 1.7

Optional Cables

Power Cable DC-04100A-E
Switch Cable OC-D1430A-E
Serial Cable OC-D0730A-E
USB Cable IFC-U01-1-E



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