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Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 Entry Level Label Printer
The Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 is a small thermal printer designed with simplicity and affordability in mind. The Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 utilizes reliable direct thermal printing technology to print on labels and tags for businesses with low volume barcoding needs.
The Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 printer offers two essential options that are common among thriving businesses, an automated dispensing unit, and internal networking port. The printer has a serial, parallel, and USB port standard in every unit.
If you need a simple solution and have a limited budget, then the Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 is the printer for you.
Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 Printer Highlights and Benefits
The Datamax-O'Neil Ex2's features provide a variety of benefits. Below is a brief list of the many features and associated benefits the Ex2 offers.
- Small size fits on any desktop and opens work space.
- Advanced loading system simplifies loading and eliminates label or tag waste.
- Common communications include serial, parallel and USB, for the most common connectivity needs.
- Adjustable printhead adjusts for a wide variety of media widths to optimize print quality.
- Label peeler (optional) automates label dispensing for easy application.
- Internal Ethernet (optional) for network printing, sharing a printer, and remote printer management
Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 Printer Highlights and Benefits
There is a variety of software available for the Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 printer that meet various requirements.
DMX Config is a Windows-based printer setup utility that runs on a local PC allowing you to store settings and configure to multiple printers.
Embedded Network Web Page Configurator
Use the printer’s resident web page to configure the printer through a network connection using a web browser. The optional internal Ethernet port is required for the embedded network page configurator.
Printer drivers allow for a fast and easy connection to Datamax-O'Neil printers and simplify printer configuration and management.
Firmware is the printer’s operating system that controls every printer function. Firmware may have improvements issued in the form of updates that are available for easy upload.
Emulation Language support
Easily replace legacy printers without redesigning existing infrastructure
Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 Printer Popular Industry Applications
Because the Datamax-O'Neil Ex2 is a small and cost effective solution and satisfies the most common label printing needs, it is an impactful solution in many industries that have medium to low volume direct thermal printing requirements.
Manufacturers use Ex2 printers for applications throughout their product lines and storage facilities. Many manufacturers demand short life labels for use in their product environment that don't require a high-end printer; the Ex2, a much lower cost printing solution, has the capability to print those labels including “work in progress” labels, temporary product labels, bin tags and shelf marking tags. More Industrial Manufacturing Application Solutions.
Retail barcoding is more than just scanning an item at checkout. It follows a complete cycle, and starts when the product is received, stocked, displayed, sold, returned, and prepared for resale or return to manufacturer. The small size and easy loading capability of the Ex2 make it a great solution for generating item labels and shelf tags at every stage of the retail sales process. More In-Store Retail Application Solutions.
Parcel/Post - Postage
Every parcel and postal industry require an address label of some sort and because this label is almost always direct thermal, the Ex2 is an ideal solution. The Ex2 becomes an even better solution if the label dispenser and network printing capabilities are utilized. The Ex2's’ small size, low cost, networking, and dispensing capability makes it an ideal fit for printing address labels, special handling labels, and distribution tags. Because the printer’s firmware can be updated, it adapts easily into barcode technology updates that increase efficiency and accuracy. More Parcel / Post & Postage Application Solutions.
Transportation & Logistics
The transportation and logistics industries use the Ex2 in their distribution centers and warehousing facilities for labeling and tracking shipments. These facilities are exposed to extreme changes in the environment and the label printing capability is essential to the operation. The Ex2 is great solution for printing shipping labels, on demand pick labels, and recurring inventory labels in daily operations. Plus the small size, networking capability and low cost make it a good choice for redundant printing operations. More Transportation & Logistics Application Solutions.
The healthcare industry is rapidly adapting auto-ID technology across many applications. Healthcare providers need printers that can be network shared, remotely managed, and easy for their staff to use. The Ex2 is ideal because it meets all these needs plus it can be easily updated for changes in technology. The E-Class’ small size also makes it a perfect fit for printing patient identification wristbands, laboratory work in progress labels, and records labels. More Healthcare Application Solutions.
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