Thermal Receipt Printer is suited for mobile computing.

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S4500THS battery-operated, thermal 4 in. receipt printer offers wireless capabilities for serial, IrDA, Bluetooth(TM), and 802.11b communication at 115 Kbps. It uses 32-bit Arm 7 micro-controller and flash-based CPU, and incorporates 2 MB Flash memory and 1.2 MB SRAM memory. Printer comes with rechargeable lithium ion battery that enables portable use and delivers 2.2 A of power. With print mechanism that features rated speed of 3 in./sec, it is suited for graphics printing.

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Extech Data Systems Announces S4500THS Portable Thermal 4" Receipt Printer

Waltham, MA - Extech Data Systems, a leading developer of portable printers for enterprise-wide applications, announces its new battery-operated portable thermal 4" (112mm) receipt printer: the S4500THS. This ultra-lightweight printer features state-of-the art high-speed wireless capabilities for serial, IrDA, Bluetooth(TM) and 802.11b communication at 115K bps. The S4500THS is perfect for graphics printing and is ideally suited for the rigors of mobile computing.

The S4500THS's newly designed print mechanism features a rated speed of 3" per second. A rechargeable lithium ion battery enables portable use and delivers 2.2 amps of power for more receipts per charge. The printer's new housing, developed from the IEC 68 certified mechanical design used in Extech's 2" and 3" printers, includes an additional elastomer over-molding for extra protection.

Extech's S4500THS uses a new 32-bit Arm 7 micro-controller, a flash-based, highly integrated CPU that comes fully packaged with completely new firmware, resident fonts, rotated fonts, downloadable fonts, graphics, logos and bar codes. It also incorporates 2MB FLASH memory and 1.2MB SRAM memory and provides for maximum performance in any environment.

This 4" printer offers serial and IrDA communications as standard, in addition to Bluetooth or 802.11b as integrated options. Other options include a 3-track magnetic card reader and/or smart card reader. In-field programming is possible using a high-speed connector located below the battery. The printer comes with a 12-month warranty on all parts including print head.

About Extech Data Systems

Extech Data Systems, a division of Extech Instruments, is one of the world's leading developers of portable printers for enterprise-wide applications centered around mobile information and remote transactions. The company designs, develops and markets portable printer products, and sells its products worldwide through a global network of distributors and marketing partners. Extech printers are high speed, innovative, rugged, reliable, and easy to use. With over 17 years experience developing portable printers, Extech Data Systems has the industry knowledge, design expertise, and technological skills needed to meet customer mobile printing needs.

For further information about Extech Data Systems and its products, call 781-890-7440 or visit

Please send all sales leads to Tony Revis, General Manager, Extech Data Systems
285 Bear Hill Rd., Waltham, MA 02451 USA; Phone: 781-890-7440; Fax: 781-890-7864

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