Honeywell PM 42 Barcode Printer

The Honeywell PM42 mid-range industrial label printer is designed for maximum reliability and uptime. With a durable construction and an intuitive, user-friendly interface, it’s ideal for distribution center, warehouse, manufacturing, transportation and retail environments.

Unlike competitive printers that incorporate plastic components, the PM42 printer features an all-metal, die-cast aluminum construction for enhanced durability and reliability in the harshest industrial environments. With a magnetic quick-mount printhead – designed for quick removal without tools – and an easily removable print roller – the PM42 printer minimizes downtime and reduces maintenance costs.

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  • Dimensions: 484 mm x 292 mm x 283 mm (19.1 in x 11.5 in x 11.1 in)
  • Weight: 12.1 kg (26.7 lbs)
Print Specification
  • Max. Width at 203 dpi: 108 mm (4.25 in)
  • Max. Width at 300 dpi: 106 mm (4.17 in)
  • Max. Width at 406 dpi: 104 mm (4.09 in)
  • Max. Length at 203 dpi: 4.8 m (15.75 ft)
  • Max. Length at 406 dpi: 1.2 m (3.94 ft)
Print Speed
  • At 203 dpi/300 dpi: 100 mm/s–300 mm/s (4 ips–12 ips)
  • At 406 dpi: 100 mm/s–250 mm/s (4 ips–10 ips)
Print Resolution
  • At 203 dpi: 8 dots/mm
  • At 300 dpi: 11.8 dots/mm
  • At 406 dpi: 16 dots/mm
Media Type Labels and Tags, Linerless and Linered media
Max./Min. Width 114/19 mm
Thickness 2.4 to 10.4 mil (with cutter: 3 to 7.6 mil)
Configuration Roll-fed or fanfold
Sensing Gap, notch, black mark, continuous
Label Roll Max. Diameter 213 mm (8.38 in)
Label Roll Core 38 mm–76 mm(1.5 in–3 in)
Ribbon Supports Carbon Inside and Carbon Outside
Max. Diameter 80 mm (3.15 in), approx. 450 m (1,476 ft)
Core ID 25 mm (1 in)
Type Wax, mid-range, resin
Genuine Honeywell Media Honeywell Media
Standard Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
RS-232, up to 115.2 KB/s
Supported Serial Protocols:
– Fingerprint/Direct Protocol: XON/XOFF, ENQ/ACK, DSR/DTR, RTS/CTS
– IPL: XON/XOFF, Honeywell Std. Protocol
USB 2.0
USB Host X1
Optional Parallel IEEE 1284
Supported Protocols TCP/IP suite (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP), LPR/LPD, FTP, BOOTP, DHCP, HTTP, SNMPv1/2c/3, SNMP-MIBII supported – over UDP/IP (private enterprise MIB included), SMTP
Supports IPv4 and IPv6
Printer Command Languages IPL, DP, ZSim2 (ZPL-II), DSim (DPL)
XML-enabled for SAP® AII
and Oracle® WMS
Applications/Drivers InterDriver Windows® printer driver
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 ApplicationBuilder (IFAB)
Configuration & Device Management Support: PrintSet for printer configuration
Sophisticated web interface for configuration, upgrade and 1:1 management
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Barcode Symbologies

All major 1D and 2D symbologies are supported, including Aztec, Code 16K, Code49, DataMatrix, DotCode, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN.UCC 128, GridMatrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128, MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14 (variations)

Standards Supported

UPC/EAN Shipping Container; UCC/EAN 128 Serial Shipping Container; MH10.8 Shipping Label; AIAG (shipping parts label); OGMARS; POSTNET; HIBCC; ISBT 128; GM1724; UPS Shipping Label; Global Transport Label

  • Monotype font engine
  • Non-Latin fonts available through WTLE

Supports PCX, PNG, GIF and BMP file formats. Other formats supported with Label Generation Tools


Standard: 128 MB ROM, 128 MB SDRAM, supports external storage (FAT16/FAT32)

User Interface

Color UI, supports user-customizable interface

Power Supply
  • AC Voltage: 100 to 240V AC, 45 to 65 Hz
  • PFC Regulation: IEC320/C14
  • Power Consumption: Standby 9W; Peak 300W
Operating Environment
  • Ambient Operating Temperature : +5°C to +40°C (+41°F to +104°F)
  • Storage Temperature : -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +152°F)
  • Humidity : 20 to 80% non-condensing
Regulatory Approvals

RoHS Compliant, CB, CE (EN 60950-1, EN55022/EN55032 Class A), FCC Class A, RCM, KC, CRS, EAC, SASO, NRCS & SABS, S Mark, NOM