IDS 340/2746


Metal industrial label printer to fit your needs, best in performance and price.

The IDS 340/2746 label printers sturdy metal construction together with high quality features such as dual processors, flash-based architecture, standard rewind and peel capability, make the 340/2746 an ideal choice for industrial labeling requirments.

This is a tough hardworking printer that handles a variety of labels lengths and widths and can print up to six inches per second also the 340/2746 is extremely affordable.

The versatility of the printer allows you to perform a number of tasks. These range from basic text labels to more complex tasks such as inserting scale variables, generating bar codes, graphics, recalling stored label formats or on-demand label printing. Direct thermal or optional thermal transfer printing.


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Industrial Data Systems offers turnkey systems for your applications consult the factory for details and quotes.


Standard Features

  • Print methods: Thermal transfer or direct thermal
  • Dual processors
  • Rewind and peel
  • Label present sensor for peel mode
  • Media sensor for black marks, see through, die-cut labels and label out
  • Rear feed slot for fanfold or oversized roll labelstock


  • 203dpi / 8dots per mm
  • Maximum Print Speeds 6"/152mm per second


  • Standard: 512KB Flash; 256KB SRAM
  • Optional: up to 1MB Flash; 512KB SRAM

    Programming Language

  • ASCII EPL2 programming language (Page Mode)

    Physical Characteristics

  • Width: 9.5"/241mm
  • Depth: 16.75"/425mm
  • Height: 12.38"/314mm
  • Weight (without packaging): 26.6lbs./11.9kg

    Operating Characteristics


  • Operating Environment 40ºF/5ºC to 104ºF/40ºC
  • Storage/Transport Environment -40ºF/-40ºC to 140ºF/60ºC
  • Operating Humidity 10-80% RH non-condensing
  • Storage Humidity 10-90% RH non-condensing Ventilation Free air


  • Input: 120VAC; 60Hz or 240VAC; 50Hz

    Communication Interface Capabilities

  • Serial RS232 (DB9)
        Flow control: Xon/Xoff, hardware handshaking 4.8-38.4K bits/second
  • Parallel (Centronics)
  • LAN/Ethernet (requires optional ZebraNet ® PrintServer II)

    Agency Approvals

  • FCC Class A and CE requirements; built to UL, CUL,
        VCCI, C-tick and TUV requirements

    Media Specifications

  • Label and liner width: 1.12" (29 mm) to 4.50" (114 mm)
  • Ribbon width: 1.33" (33.8 mm) to 4.33" (110 mm)

    Maximum Print Area

  • Width:4.09"/104mm
  • Length with 203dpi:
        11"/279mm (with standard memory)
        22"/558mm (with optional memory)
  • Max. Roll Size 8"/203mm O.D. on a 3"/76mm I.D. core
  • Thickness (label & liner) .003"/.08mm to .0075"/.18mm

    Media Types

  • Roll-feed, die-cut, continuous, fanfold; tags; tickets

    Max. Roll Size

  • 2.8"/71mm O.D. on a 1"/25.4mm I.D. core

    Standard Lengths
  • 14,270"/362m capacity

    Ribbon Set-up
  • Ribbon wound ink side out
        Ribbon is recommended to be at least as wide as media.


    Fonts and Character Sets

  • Standard Fonts: 5 bitmapped, expandable 8x
  • Downloadable smooth fonts
  • Sets: International character sets supporting the
        following code pages:
        DOS: 437, 737, 850, 851, 855, 857, 860, 861, 862,
        863, 865, 866, 869
        Windows: 1250, 1251, 1252, 1253, 1254, 1255,
        1256, 1257
  • Soft font storage in Flash memory
  • Asian language support (optional)

    Bar Codes/Symbologies
    Code 39 UPC-A, UPC-E Industrial 2 of 5
    Code 93 UCC/EAN -128 German Post
    Code 128 with subsets A/B/C Plessey Postnet
    Codabar Interleaved 2 of 5 UPC with 2 or 5 digit supplements

    2-Dimensional Codes
    Maxi Code PDF417  


    Options and accessories

  • Keyboard display unit (KDU)
  • Expanded memory (up to 1MB Flash; 512KB SRAM)
  • Cutter
  • Real time clock (for time and date coding applications)
  • RS422 serial interface
  • Asian language support
  • ZebraNet PrintServer II (provides ethernet connectivity)
  • BAR-ONE label design software

    Download data sheet PDF format (247k)

    Updated on 12/23/2002