What to ask when shopping for a bar code label printer
Finding the right bar code label printer requires an individualized approach. These questions will help you look at your own processes and needs a little more closely.
-What's the expected bar code label print volume?
-Will labels be printed in batches or on-demand?
-What size label will be used?
-How important is print quality? What will happen if bar code label can't be read?
-If label requirements change, can modifications be made internally or will outside support be required?
-How often will bar code label printers need to be replaced or repaired?
-Can the suggested printer stand up to the environment where labels are needed?
-How much ongoing IT support and operator time is needed to run and maintain the system?
Now that you have a better idea what you're looking for in a bar code label printer, consider the two industry standards.