CITIZEN CT-P293 Thermal Panel Printer Series

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The CT-P29x is a rack mountable thermal panel printer, with easy drop-in paper loading. It is widely applicable in various kinds of data logging and measuring applications.

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Warranty specified is Back to Base (BTB) warranty Goodson Imports P/L.
Warranty commencement date is date of hardware Invoice.
Warranty covers Manufacturers Faulty Workmanship
Warranty excludes:

  • Power supply
  • Interface and Power Cables
  • Consumable products
  • Options
  • Software and Data Recovery
24 months
  • Small and compact design
  • Clamshell structure facilitates paper handling and head cleaning
  • Splash-proof design of panel, against vertical drips (Equivalent to IEC60529 IPX1)
  • High speed 150mm/sec printing
  • Durable to low temperature operation down to -20°C
  • Equipped with auto cutter (Full or partial cut)
  • A variety of multiple choices of functions by memory switch
  • Registration of user-defined characters and logos into flash memory
  • Page mode offers to arrange pages freely
  • 1D and 2D bar codes available
Brochure4,034kb ctp293_brochure.pdf
Quick Start Guide859kb CT-P29x_QSE.pdf
User Manual1,803kb CT-P29x_UME.pdf
Command Reference Guide5,312kb CTS_PMU_CTP_CommandReference.pdf
English model drivers74,762kb

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Parts documents

Parts layout details

Printing Method
Line thermal dot printing
Printing Width
72 mm / 576 dots
Dot Pitch
8 x 8 dots/mm (203 dpi)
Printing Speed (Max.)
150 mm/sec (1200 dot / lines)
Number of Columns
Font A: 48 columns
Font B: 64 columns
Font C: 72 columns
Character Size
Font A: 1.50 × 3.00 mm, 12 × 24 dots
Font B: 1.13 × 2.13 mm, 9 × 17 dots
Font C: 1.00 × 2.00 mm, 8 × 16 dots
As space for internal space of character font is included, actual character is smallerthan those in the above table.
Character Table/Code Pages
Alphanumeric, International (12 characters × 16 countries),
PC437/850(858)/852/857/858/860/863/864/865/866, WPC1252, Katakana, Thai Code 18
Bar-code Type
UPC-A/E, JAN (EAN) 13/8 columns, ITF, CODE 39, CODE 128, CODEBAR, CODE 93, PDF417, QRCODE
Line Spacing
4.25mm (1/6 inch) settable with command
Paper feed method
Friction Feed
Paper Type
Direct Thermal Paper Roll
Paper Width
58 - 80 mm
Paper Roll Diameter
Paper Thickness
65 to 75µmm
Paper Supply Method
Easy Paper Loading, Drop in from front, close and print
Auto Cutter
Guillotine, Partial cut or Full cut
Power (Green) Power is on when it is illuminated. It flashes when data is incoming or a memory error has occurred
Error (Red Lights or blinks in case of an error, etc. The interval length of blinking represents the type of error
Paper (Orange) Paper is empty when illuminated
Print Buffer
4K bytes/45 bytes
NV Memory
Paper end Sensor
Printer Cover open Sensor
Drawer Port
External Device Port
Serial (RS-232C compliant) & Parallel (Centronics or IEEE1284nibble mode compliant)
USB (Option)
depending on type. (Our standard machines has all 3 interfaces through a HOSHIDEN connector)
Driver available
Software Utilities
Utility software to customize print speed, darkness and to set up user font, logo, maintenance counter, etc.
Power Supply
DC24V ± 10% (2.1A with 9A Peak)
Power Consumption
1.9A (9A at peak)
External Dimensions (WxDxH)
127 × 120.5 × 109 mm
Approx. 800g
Operating Environment
-20 to 50°C, 10 to 85%RH (No condensation)
Storage Environment
-20 to 60°C, 10 to 90%RH (No condensation)
Printer head life:
100 km, 1 × 100 million pulses (at normal temperature/humidity with recommended paper used, Paper thickness: 65µmm)
Auto cutter life:
1 million cuts (at normal temperature/humidity with recommended paper used, Paper thickness: less than 65µmm)
EMC/Safety Standards
UL, C-UL, FCC class A, TUV-Bauart, CE marking, C-tick
Standard compliant if the CITIZEN AC adapter (36AD2) is used.
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