Product information

Bixolon XT5-40

The XT5-40 4-inch (114mm) is a Thermal Transfer high performance industrial desktop label printer ideal for high volume label printing in a variety of applications including Logistics, Manufacturing and Warehousing. Available as XT5-40 (203dpi), print resolution media options, the printer’s standard model (XT5-40) supports fast data processing and print speeds up to 14ips (356mm/sec) to produce high quality text, graphics and 1D/2D barcodes with a 512 MB Flash memory.

Compatible with market-leading programming languages including SLCS, BPL-Z™, BPL-E™ and BPL-D™. The Industrial label printer enjoys optional built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Parallel, USB, Serial, Ethernet (the industry’s fastest 1Gbit/sec) and two USB Host interfaces options. Using the SoftAP feature it enables simple, fast and convenient Wi-Fi set up directly to a mobile device straight out of the box. The XT5-40 also features a Printer Twin Function™ to easily copy the printer’s settings and data (Templates, images and fonts) to other printer via USB storage. Alongside XPM™, BIXOLON’s web-based printer remote control profile manager and compatibility with label design software including BIXOLON’s Label Artist™, Label Artist™ Mobile (for iOS and Android) and BarTender® UltraLite. Plus the option of a customized stand-alone functionality, taking input from barcode scanners and other peripherals without any PC or network connection.

Built to last in the harshest of environments, the XT5-40 supports a space saving design with a double folding door. An aluminum body with special anti-adhesive metal casing and a 3.5-inch full colour TFT LCD display with intuitive UI. Supporting a media roll diameter up to 203mm, ribbon length up to 450mm and adjustable print head pressure. The printer has an intuitive design allowing easy maintenance of the roller and printhead and a single screw interchangeable Auto-Cutter, Peeler, Rewinder, or Rewinder + Peeler to give users the chance upgrade as their printer as their requirements evolve.

Key features XT5-40

  • Easy installation of media and ribbon
  • Various media width supported by a flexible media guide
  • Printing speed up to 14 ips (356 mm/sec)
  • Fully compatible with market-leading programming languages


Brand: Bixolon
Model: XT5-40
Type: 4'' Industrial Label Printer
Standard Warranty: 2 years standard warranty against manufacturer defects
Extended Warranty / Service contracts: Please contact your sales representative for extended warranty options

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions: STD: 269 x 490 x 324 mm
Rewinder: 269 x 490 x 407 mm
Weight: STD: 13.98Kg
Rewinder: 17.98Kg
Peeler: Optional
Display: 3.5 inch HVGA (262K Colors) TFT LCD
Standard Battery: No intergrated battery
Internal Power Adaptor 100-120V/200-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Extended Battery: -
Backup Battery: -


Compatible Operating systems: Compatible with all major operating systems including Android™, iOS™ and Windows®
Processor: -
RAM Memory: 512 MB SDRAM
ROM Memory: 512 MB Flash

Printing Specifications

Printing Method: Thermal Transfer, Direct Thermal
Resolution: 203 dpi (Optional: 300 / 600dpi)
Printing Speed: Up to 14 ips
Printing Width: Up to 104mm
Printing Fonts: 10 SLCS™ Resident Bitmap Fonts
One SLCS™ Resident Scalable Font
16 BPL-Z™ Resident Bitmap Fonts
One BPL-Z™ Resident Scalable Font
9 BPL-D™ Resident Bitmap Fonts
Two BPL-D™ Resident Scalable Font
5 BPL-E™ Resident Bitmap Fonts
23 Code Page
Unicode supported (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE)
Roll Diameter: Up to 203 mm


Wired Interface: USB + Serial + Ethernet + 2 USB Host Ports (Optional: Parallel)
WLAN: Built-in type, 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth: Built-in type, MFi iAP2 certified
Infrared: -
NFC: -

Data Capture

Smart Card Reader: -
Magnetic Stripe Card Reader: -
Fingerprint Scanner: -

User Environment

IP-rating: -
Droptest: -
Operating Temperature: 5 ~ 40℃
Storage Temperature: -20 ~ 60℃
Humidity: Operating: 10 ~ 80% RH
Storage: 10 ~ 90% RH