TSC TDP Series 2″ Desktop Printer – TDP-225/324

Built with TSC durability, reliability, and commitment to innovation, the 2-inch-format TDP-225 series direct thermal printer features a compact design and high-performance engine that make it ideal for many healthcare, retail and asset tagging labeling applications.

The TDP-225 prints at 6 ips and is the first low-cost affordable compact 2-inch desktop printers to offer an optional LCD display for easy tracking of print job status. Other outstanding features include an inexpensive internal Ethernet adapter for easy integration into networks and an optional keyboard for printing labels in stand-alone or down-time situations. The TDP-324 is also available, featuring high resolution 300 dpi printing resolution and 4 ips print speed.

Designed with no losable parts, the compact TDP-225 series fits into tight spaces and supports a wide range of applications. It also features a user-friendly clamshell design that allows users to simply open the cover and drop labels into a spring-loaded 5-inch OD media bay. Top-of-form sensing by gap, black mark, or notch is standard, and the black mark sensor is completely adjustable from side to side.

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Printer Specifications
  TDP-225 TDP-324
Memory • 4 MB Flash memory
• SD card reader for Flash memory expansion, up to 4 GB
Sensors • Transmissive gap sensor
• Black mark reflective sensor (position adjustable)
• Head open sensor
Processor 32-bit RISC CPU
Resolution 8 dots/mm (203 DPI) 12 dots/mm (300 DPI)
Interface • RS-232
• USB 2.0
• Internal Ethernet, 10/100 Mbps (dealer option)
• Bluetooth (user option)
Power External universal switching power supply:
• Input: AC 100-240V, 1A, 47-63Hz
• Output: DC 24V, 2.08A, 50W
Operation switch, button LED 1 power switch, 1 feed button & 1 LED (3 colors: green, amber & red)
Printer language TSPL-EZTM
Environment condition • Operation: 5 ~ 40°C, 25 ~ 85% non-condensing
• Storage: -40 ~ 60°C, 10~ 90% non-condensing
Enclosure Clamshell design with wall mount hole at the bottom cover

Physical dimension

109 mm (W) x 210 mm (H) x 260 mm (D)
4.29” (W) x 8.27” (H) x 10.24” (D)
Printing Specification
  TDP-225 TDP-324
Printing Method Direct Thermal
Max. Print Speed 127 mm (5”)/second 102 mm (4”)/second
Max. Print Width 54 mm (2.13“) 48 mm (1.89“)
Max. Print Length 54 mm (2.13“) 1,016 mm (40“)
Media and Ribbon Characteristics
  TDP-225 TDP-324
Media type Continuous, die-cut, black mark, fan-fold, notched, wristband (outside wound)
Media width 15 ~ 60 mm (0.59“ ~ 2.36“)
Media thickness 0.06 ~ 0.19 mm (2.36 ~ 7.48 mil)
Media core diameter 25.4 ~ 38 mm (1” ~ 1.5”)
Label Length 10 ~ 2,286 mm (0.39“ ~ 90“) 10 ~ 1,016 mm (0.39” ~ 40”)
Label roll capacity 127 mm (5“) OD
Options and Accessories
Accessories • Windows labeling software CD disk
• Quick start guide
• USB cable
• Power cord
• External universal switching power supply
Factory options • 128 x 64 pixels graphic type LCD display with back light
Dealer options • Internal Ethernet interface (10/100 Mbps)
• Peel-off module
• Guillotine cutter (full cut and partial cut)
User options • Bluetooth module (serial interface)
• KP-200 Plus keyboard display unit
• KU-007 Plus programmable smart keyboard