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Datamax Allegro 2 Bar Code Label Printers

For moderate volume label printing applications demanding versatility, quality and economy, discover the Datamax Allegro 2 thermal label barcode printer. Based on Datamax's popular Allegro barcode label printer, the Allegro 2 brings the user added power, features and options:

  • A faster maximum print speed of 3 inches (76mm) per second boosts productivity
  • A uni-frame construction provides ultra-precise print registration
  • A larger cabinet accommodates a full-size 8 inch (203mm) outside diameter media supply roll
  • For easy label application, an optional peel-and-present mechanism peels printed labels away from the liner as they are dispensed.
  • An optional internal rewind mechanism rewinds up to 4 inches (102mm) of liner in peel-and-present mode
  • An optional rugged metal cabinet ensures reliable operation in harsh industrial environments

The Datamax Allegro 2 barcode label printer generates superior quality barcodes, bitmapped and scalable typographic fonts and precisely defined graphics at 203 dpi (8 dots per mm) resolution. Suggested applications include labeling medical records and lab samples, tracking orders through manufacturing, labeling outbound shipments, product labeling, inventory control and document tracking. The Datamax Allegro 2 provides current Allegro printers users with plug and play compatibility to ensure continuity within existing applications.


  • Thermal transfer version
  • Cutter with tray
  • Front rewind
  • Scalable typographic fonts
  • Centronics parallel adaptor
  • Windows driver
  • PC-Batch label preparation software
  • RAM and FLASH memory cartridges


  • Printer type: Direct Thermal, optional thermal transfer
  • Printing speed: 2", 2.5", and 3" second maximum (51mm, 64mm, 76mm)
  • Resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
  • Barcode Modulus: 5 mil to 110 mil "x" dimension in picket fence or ladder orientation
  • Print width: 4.1" (104mm) maximum; 1" (25mm) minimum
  • Media width: 4.65" (118mm) maximum; 1" (25mm) minimum
  • Maximum print length: 8" (203mm)
  • Minimum print length: .5" (13mm)
  • Media window: clear side door panel to easily monitor media supply levels
  • Media type: roll-fed or fan fold materials; die-cut or continuous labels; perforated or continuos tag/ticket stock
  • Media thickness: .0025" to .0100" (.0653mm to .254mm)
  • Media sensing: movable "see through" and reflective
  • Media supply roll: 8" (203mm) maximum outside diameter on 3" (76mm) core
  • Label backfeed: for use with optional cutter
  • Cabinet: plastic; optional metal
  • Ribbons: industry standard ribbons widths; 1" (25mm) ribbon cores; 1182' (360m) in length
  • Barcodes: Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128 (subsets A, B, and C), Codabar, LOGMARS, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC 2 and 5 digit addendums, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN 2 and 5 digit addendums, UPC random weight, Code 93, MSI Plessey, Universal Shipping Container Symbology, Postnet and UCC/EAN 128
  • Resident Fonts: Nine alphanumeric fonts from .035" H to .64"H and OCR-A, OCR-B; CG Triumvirate smooth font from AGFA in both portrait and landscape orientations from 6 to 48 point sizes
  • Character set: Modified IBM Code Page 850; includes characters for English and most European, Scandinavian and Spanish speaking countries
  • Font expansion, rotation: all fonts expandable vertically and horizontally up to 24x; fonts can be printed in four directions 0, 90, 180, 270
  • Graphics support: .PCX, .BMP and .IMG files
  • Reverse fields: any font or graphic field can be printed normal or reverse
  • Cartridge slot: one slot on side panel
  • Built-in label design software: stand-alone label creation capability for Wyse 50, Link terminals or compatibles
  • Built-in ROM: 512K; optional 256K EEPROM FLASH cartridge
  • Built-in RAM: 256K; 48K available for application software use
  • Interfaces: IEEE RS-232C, RS-422 at 300 to 9,6000 baud
  • Power source: 115, 230 VAC 50/60Hz available, specify when ordering
  • Operating temperature: 40F to 90F (4C to 32C)
  • Dimensions: 8.8"H x 9.5"W x 16.6"D (224mmH x 241mmW x 422mmD)
  • Weight: 23 lbs. (10.4kg)

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