CITIZEN CLS-531 4" Direct Thermal 300Dpi Label Printer

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If you're looking for a rugged, precise barcode/label printer that delivers maximum performance, look no further. The CL-S521 direct thermal printer combines robust printing with superior price performance, ease of use and precision engineering. You'll love Citizen's unique metal Hi-Lift™ print mechanism, allowing for quick media loading while an adjustable sensor easily handles a variety of media and label configurations including standard and paediatric medical wristbands.

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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
12 Months on Print Head
2 Months on Touch Screen
Warranty excludes:

  • Power supply
  • Interface and Power Cables
  • Consumable products
  • Options
  • Software and Data Recovery
24 months
  • Durable Direct Thermal Desktop Label Printer
  • Metal print mechanism
  • Citizen’s unique Hi-Lift™ design
  • An adjustable media sensor efficiently handles unique label configurations
  • Auto sensing between ZEBRA® ZPL® & Datamax® DPL™ emulation standard
  • 16 MB of DRAM and 4 MB of flash memory
  • Complete connectivity with serial and USB standard.
  • Optional internal Parallel or Ethernet interfaces are available.
  • Internal power supply
  • Label-making software included
  • Optional peeler and cutter modules
Seagull Driver13,873kb CIT_7.3.3_M-0.exe
Seagull Driver4,244kb

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Parts documents

Parts layout details

Printing Method
Direct Thermal
Printing Width
Max. 104 mm
Printing Length
Max. 812.8 mm
Dot Pitch
12 dots / mm (300 dpi)
Printing Speed (Max.)
Max. 100 mm/s - 4 ips
Datamax® emulation: Seven kinds of fixed pitch font, OCR fonts (OCR-A, OCR-B) *3, Proportional fonts, True type™ rasterizer
Zebra® emulation: Five kinds of fixexd pitch font, OCR fonts (OCR-A, OCR-B) *3, Proportional fonts, True type™ rasterizer *4
*3: The OCR font may have a low recognition rate according to the reader.
*4. It is equipped with UFST™ and TrueType™ raterizer that are licensed from Agfa Corporation.
Character Table/Code Pages
See User Manual (page 55 under Symbol set)
Bar-code Type
Datamax® emulation:
Code 3 of 9, UPC-A/E, EAN-13 (JAN-13), EAN-8 (JAN-8), Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 128, HIBC (Modulus 43-used code 3 of 9), Codebar (NW-7), Int 2 of 5 (Modulus 10-used Interleaved 2 of 5), Plessey, Case Code, UPC 2DIG ADD, UPC 5DIG ADD, Code 93, Telepen, ZIP, UCC/EAN128, UCC/EAN128 (for K-MART), UCC/EAN128 Random Weight, FIM, UPS Maxi Code, PDF-417, Data Matrix, QR Code, Aztec, RSS
Zebra® emulation: Code 11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, EAN-8, UPC-E, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-13, Industrial 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, ANSI CODABAR, LOGMARS, MSI, Plessey, UPC/EAN Extensions, UPC-A, POSTNET, Planet, Code 49, PDF-417, CODE BLOCK, UPS Maxi Code, Micro PDF-417, Data Matrix, QR Code, RSS, TLC39
Paper feed method
Friction Feed
Media Type
Roll, fanfold
(Continuous media, die-cuts media, continuous tags, copntinuous tickets)
Media width
Min. 19.5 mm to Max. 118 mm
Paper Roll Diameter
Max Ø 127 mm with 25.4 to 76 mm Core
Min. media core when using labels 50.8 mm
Media Tickness
Min. 0.0635 mm to Max. 0.254 mm
Auto Cutter
Optional quilotine Cutter
Power/Error LED (Green/Red)
LCD Panel
Power Switch
CITIZEN original language
Datamax® Programming language
Zebra® programming language
Auto detect
Flash ROM 4MB (User area: 1MB)
Datamax® emulation: SDRAM 16MB(User area: 1MB)
ZEBRA® emulation: SDRAM 16MB(User area: 4MB)
Transparent sensor, Reflective sensor& Label peeling sensor (if optional Peeler is used)
Standard with USB 1.1 (Full speed) & RS-232C (2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400,57600,115200 bps) interface
Optional Ethernet or Paralllel IEEE1284 (compatible, Nibble, ECP mode) or Wireless Lan.
Driver available
Drivers by Seagull
Software Utilities
Bartender Ultralite
Power Supply
Internal 220-240V 50/60Hz
ENERGY STAR® qualified printer
Power Consumption
Max. 1.2A
External Dimensions (WxDxH)
231W × 289D × 186H mm
3.6 Kg approx.
Operating Environment
Temperature: 0 to 40 °C
Humidity: 30 to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage Environment
Temperature: -20 to 60 °C
Humidity: 5 to 85% (non-condensing)
EMC/Safety Standards
CE(EMC), GS Mark, FCC Class A, EMI, S-Mark, C-tick/RCM, CCC,UL, C-UL
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