Before you buy a printer which will be entrusted with a responsible mission, for example, to print labels for goods, you need to decide on several issues, to prevent problems due to wrong operation.

What to look for when choosing a printer?

When you select a printer to print labels you need to decide what the load will be on him to lie down, it can be printing several hundred labels, or the printer will have to work round the clock, producing up to a million labels, and therefore the power it should be appropriate.

An important criterion is the size of labels that you will print. Depending on this you need to choose the size of your future assistant.

Also determine in advance what material is used for printing, this aspect also greatly influences the selection of the desired model. Initially, you should determine the size applied to the label font, if it is very small fonts, you should give preference to the model that will allow you to print with high resolution.

Bonuses from the manufacturers

Some manufacturers supply the printers some very useful additions. There are models equipped with the cold weapon, i.e. a knife, to cut the labels between them. A function, of course, nice, but not required.

Rewind – for the people of the old school, the lack of this feature is not scary, you can take a pencil and wind up printed labels. However, if you do it you don't particularly want this feature to help you.

Tear off function is especially useful when you use the printer in the food industry or trade, a label after printing advances so that a person whether it to tear, even if his hands busy with something.

Peel off – usually if you have problems with fine motor skills, and to peel the label becomes quite difficult, choose a model with such a function, they peel off the edge of the label once the output is out of print.

Thermal transfer/thermal printer

To talk with the sellers printers were easier to study in advance the question of which to your use of the printer: thermal printer or thermal transfer type. In these machines lies one principle of heat, but the method of implementation differs from each other significantly.