Honeywell PC43 Series

Designed for user-friendliness and flexibility, compact PC Series desktop printers provide an intuitive label printing solution.

Available in two-inch wide direct thermal (PC23d), four-inch wide direct thermal (PC43d) or four-inch wide thermal transfer (PC43t) models, PC Series printers are perfect for space-constrained settings. Their low cost and fast operation make them the smart choice for light-duty labeling applications where users need reliable, easy-to-use printers.

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Physical Description

The compact PC Series includes both direct thermal (PC23d and PC43d) or thermal transfer (PC43t) printers designed for self-adhesive labels, non-adhesive tags, linerless, floodcoat or continuous paper strip roll.

Specifications by Model
Dimensions (H x W x D)

167 mm x 180 mm x 215 mm
(6.6 in x 7.1 in x 8.4 in)

182 mm x 227 mm x 281 mm
(7.2 in x 8.9 in x 11.1 in)

177 mm x 125 mm x 215 mm
(6.9 in x 4.9 in x 8.5 in)


PC43D: 1.72 kg (3.8 lb)

PC43T: 2.7 kg (5.9 lb)

PC23D: 1.45 kg (3.2 lb)

Maximum Label Width PC43: 118 mm (4.65 in)
PC23d: 60 mm (2.36 in)
Maximum Label Length Standard: 203 dpi – 1727 mm (68 in);
300 dpi – 900 mm (35 in)
Print Direction Prints text, barcodes and graphics in all four directions
Print Resolution 8 dots/mm (203 dpi) or 12 dots/mm (300 dpi)
Print Width PC43: 203 dpi – max. 104 mm (4.1 in);
300 dpi – max. 106 mm (4.2 in)
PC23d: 203 dpi – max. 56 mm (2.2 in);
300 dpi – max. 54 mm (2.1 in)
Printing Speed Selectable up to 8 ips (203.2 mm/ sec) for 203 dpi; 6 ips (152.4 mm/sec) for 300 dpi
Label Roll Maximum Diameter: 127 mm (5 in)
Core Diameter: Min. 25.4 mm (1 in); Max. 38.1 mm (1.5 in)
Paper Width:
PC43: Max. 118 mm (4.7 in); Min. 19 mm (0.75 in)
PC23d: Max. 60 mm (2.36 in); Min. 15 mm (0.59 in)
Label Length: Min. 6.35 mm (0.25 in)
Labels: A wide selection of stock and custom size labels are available from Honeywell Media
Ribbon Roll PC43t accepts both 12.7 mm (0.5 in) and 25.4 mm (1.0 in) coreCore: 12.7 mm ID (0.5 in ID) or 25.4 mm ID (1.0 in ID)
Min Width: 25.4 mm (1.0 in) – ribbon only, core width must be 111 mm (4.37 in)
Max Width: 110 mm (4.3 in)
Max. Length: 12.7 mm (0.5 in): 91 m (299 ft); 25.4 mm (1.0 in): 300 m (984 ft)
Thickness (Includes Liner): 0.06 mm (0.003 in) to 0.15 mm (0.006 in); optional thick media spring kit for media up to 0.20 mm (0.008 in)
Ribbons: A wide selection of widths and formulations available
Connect to Print The printer comes with all included: software, drivers, USB cable, power adapter, power cord, a handy QuickGuide to facilitate getting started, a Printer Companion CD with label design program, Windows® driver, configuration software and documentation
Communications 802.11 b/g
Printer Command Languages • IPL, DP, ZSim2 (ZPL-II), DSim (DPL), ESim (EPL)
• XML enabled for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS
Applications/Drivers • InterDriver Windows printer driver
• CUPS driver for Linux
• Honeywell Device Types for SAP
• Honeywell label design and print package
Smart Printing Languages • Honeywell C# for Printers
• Smart Printing Developer Resource Kit
• Write apps with .NET-compatible development environments
• Honeywell Fingerprint – Use Honeywell
• Fingerprint Application Builder (IFAB)
Configuration and Device
Management Support
• PrintSet for printer configuration
• Honeywell SmartSystems™ Foundation
• Sophisticated web interface for configuration, upgrade and 1:1 management
• Wavelink Avalanche™
LCD Display Language
Standard English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Optional Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
Power Adapter
Separate Power Supply Input: 100–240V AC/50–60 Hz, 1.5 A
Output: 24V DC, 2.5 A
Energy Star Compliant
Smart Battery unit accessory (PC43d only)
Standard 128 MB Flash, 128 MB RAM (DDR2)
Optional Up to 32 GB via user USB thumbdrive
Standard USB Device Type B connector v.2.0 high speed, USB Host Type A connector v.2.0 high speed
Field-Installable Ethernet 10/100 Mbps module, Dual radio module (802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth V2.1), USB to Serial adapter (RS-232), USB to Parallel adapter
Serial Flow Control XON/XOFF, RTS/CTS (DTR/DSR)
Wireless Protocol WEP static (64/128 bits), WPA, WPA2, WEP dynamic, EAPPEAP, EAP-TTLS, LEAP, EAP-FAST, EAPTLS, Wi-Fi certified
Regulatory Approvals

CE, FCC Class A, cULus, UL, GS, TUVGS, BSMI, D Mark, cUL, CCC (China), KCC (South Korea), C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand)

Factory-installed Options

13.56 MHz HF RFID ISO 15693 (PC23d), UHF RFID (PC43)

User-installable Accessories / Upgrades

For complete list of accessories, see the PC Series Accessory Catalog.

User Interface

Choice of:
• 59.94 mm (2.36 in) color LCD, 314 x 234 resolution in 10 languages, 8 buttons and ready-to-work LED
• Graphical back-lit icons: cover open, paper out, ribbon out (PC43t), general error, maintenance, pause, thermal printhead too hot, data status, wireless status (if installed), Bluetooth status (if installed), ready-to-work LED and one
• Print/Feed button
• User-configurable audio sounds with volume levels

Industry Approvals

Healthcare: Epic (Validated), McKesson (Certified), Sunquest (Validated)

Safety Approvals
North America UL and cUL Listed, UL 60950-1
Europe D Mark, EN 60950-1; CE marked
Mexico NYCE Certified, NOM 19
Other Countries IEC 60950-1
EMC Approvals

USA FCC Title 47, Part 15, Subpart A, Class B; Europe EMC Directive (EN55022 Class B + EN55024); CISPR22