Thermal-Printer Mechanism fits handheld applications.

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Model MLT-389 operates from one 5 V battery and has clamshell design for fast, easy paper loading. Suited for mobile printing applications, its uses include kiosk installations, instrumentation, and portable data terminals.

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Citizen Adds to Line of Ultra-Compact, Mobility Printing Mechanisms

Citizen MLT-389 combines light weight and low voltage usage with high speed printing. Torrance, CA (November 12, 2002) CBM America Corporation announced the release of the Citizen MLT-389 thermal printer mechanism, an ultra-compact, low-voltage mechanism ideal for handheld and other mobility printing applications. The MLT-389 features a clamshell design for fast, easy paper loading, high-speed printing and operates on a 5V battery. Combined with its small size and light weight, these features enable the MLT-389 to fit a wide variety of uses, including kiosk installations, instrumentation and portable data terminals. "CBMA continues to add to its line of lightweight, low-voltage mobility printing mechanisms," said Andrew Golden, Senior Director of Marketing and Channel Management. "The MLT-389 is just the latest mechanism that is perfectly suited for handheld applications." CBM America develops and markets Citizen point-of-sales printers and OEM printer mechanisms used in a variety of industries from foodservice to retail to banking. For almost two decades, Citizen products have set the standard for performance and value among receipt printers. CBM America also markets personal audio and video electronics and is an affiliate of Citizen Watch Co. Ltd, Japan, the manufacturer of world-renown timepieces. For more information about CBM America, please refer to their website,

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