Live Chat Software by Click4Assistance UK


Simple to install and easy to use, the 101.6 mm (4 in) PC43t (thermal transfer) and PC43d (direct thermal) printers – along with the 50.8 mm (2 in) PC23d printer – are perfect for space-constrained settings. They offer tailored solutions for transportation and courier, healthcare, retail and hospitality markets, as well as small and medium businesses.

Data Sheet (PDF)

Product Details

Latest Thinking



The compact PC Series includes both direct thermal (PC23d and PC43d) or thermal transfer (PC43t) printers designed for self-adhesive labels, non-adhesive tags, linerless, floodcoat or continuous paper strip roll.


Real-Time Clock: Standard (LCD)

Adjustable Gap Sensor: Standard (LCD)


Label Roll

Maximum Diameter: 127 mm (5 in)

Core Diameter: Min. 25.4 mm (1 in); Max. 38.1 mm (1.5 in)

Paper Width

PC43: Max. 118 mm (4.7 in); Min. 19 mm (0.75 in)

PC23d: Max. 60 mm (2.36 in); Min. 15 mm (0.59 in)

Label Length: Min. 6.35 mm (0.25 in)

Labels: A wide selection of stock and custom size labels are available from Honeywell Media.

Ribbon Roll: PC43t accepts both 12.7 mm (0.5 in) and 25.4 mm (1.0 in) core

Core: 12.7 mm ID (0.5 in ID) or 25.4 mm ID (1.0 in ID)

Min Width: 25.4 mm (1.0 in) – ribbon only, core width must be 111 mm (4.37 in)

Max Width: 110 mm (4.3 in)

Max. Length: 12.7 mm (0.5 in): 91 m (299 ft); 25.4 mm (1.0 in): 300 m (984 ft)

Thickness (Includes Liner): 0.06 mm (0.003 in) to 0.15 mm (0.006 in); optional thick media spring kit for media up to 0.20 mm (0.008 in)

Ribbons: A wide selection of widths and formulations available

Connect to Print: The printer comes with all included: software, drivers, USB cable, power adapter, power cord, a handy QuickGuide to facilitate getting started, a PrinterCompanion CD with label design program, Windows® driver, configuration software and documentation


Printer Command Languages:

  • IPL, DP, ZSim2 (ZPL-II), DSim (DPL), ESim (EPL)
  • XML enabled for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS


  • InterDriver Windows printer driver
  • CUPS driver for Linux
  • Honeywell Device Types for SAP
  • Honeywell label design and print package

Smart Printing Languages:

  • Honeywell C# for Printers
  • Smart Printing Developer Resource Kit
  • Write apps with .NET-compatible development environments
  • Honeywell Fingerprint – Use Honeywell Fingerprint Application Builder (IFAB)

Configuration and Device Management Support:

  • PrintSet for printer configuration
  • Honeywell SmartSystems™ Foundation
  • Sophisticated web interface for configuration, upgrade and 1:1 management
  • Wavelink Avalanche™

Communications: 802.11 b/g


Printing Character Sets: English and Extended Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Baltic, Baltic RIM, Vietnamese, Thai and more with Monotype Universal Font Scaling Technology (UFST) and WorldType Layout Engine (WTLE)

Resident Fonts: Century Schoolbook, CG Times, CG Times Bold, Letter Gothic, Andale Mono, Andale Mono Bold, Univers, Univers Bold, Univers Condensed Bold, Univers Extra Condensed, OCR-A, OCR-B

Optional: Support for downloading TrueType and TrueType-based OpenType fonts and user-defined fonts


Standard: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Optional: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean


All major one-dimensional barcode symbologies are available, plus two-dimensional and composite codes: Aztec, Code 16K, Code 49, Data Matrix, Dot Code, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN.UCC 128, Grid Matrix, HIBC 39, HIBC 128, MaxiCode, MSI (modified Plessey), PDF417, Micro PDF417, Planet, Plessey, Postnet, QR-Code, RSS-14 (variations)

Environment (Printing): +5°C to +40°C (+40°F to +104°F)

Humidity (Printing): 10–80% RH non-condensing

Materials: Disinfectant-resistant plastic case will not be damaged when cleaned with any chemical in the following list. These chemical disinfectants and cleaning solutions have been successfully tested on the printers. Cleaning the printers by using a wipe or cloth dampened by any of the following disinfectants or cleaning solutions will not cause damage to the printer case or media window.


Separate Power Supply

  Input: 100–240V AC/50–60 Hz, 1.5 A

  Output: 24V DC, 2.5 A

Energy Star Compliant

Smart Battery unit accessory (PC43d only)


Standard: 128 MB Flash, 128 MB RAM (DDR2)

Optional: Up to 32 GB via user USB thumbdrive


Standard: USB Device Type B connector v.2.0 high speed, USB Host Type A connector v.2.0 high speed

Field-Installable: Ethernet 10/100 Mbps module, Dual radio module (802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth V2.1), USB to Serial adapter (RS-232), USB to Parallel adapter


Serial Flow Control: XON/XOFF, RTS/CTS (DTR/DSR)

Wireless Protocol: WEP static (64/128 bits), WPA, WPA2, WEP dynamic, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, LEAP, EAP-FAST, EAP-TLS, Wi-Fi certified


Maximum Label Width

PC43: 118 mm (4.65 in)

PC23d: 60 mm (2.36 in)

Maximum Label Length

Standard: 203 dpi – 1727 mm (68 in);

300 dpi – 900 mm (35 in)

Print Direction: Prints text, barcodes and graphics in all four directions

Print Resolution: 8 dots/mm (203 dpi) or 12 dots/mm (300 dpi)

Print Width

PC43: 203 dpi – max. 104 mm (4.1 in);

300 dpi – max. 106 mm (4.2 in)

PC23d: 203 dpi – max. 56 mm (2.2 in);

300 dpi – max. 54 mm (2.1 in)


Printing Speed: Selectable up to 8 ips (203.2 mm/ sec) for 203 dpi; 6 ips (152.4 mm/sec) for 300 dpi


CE, FCC Class A, cULus, UL, GS, TUVGS, BSMI, D Mark, cUL, CCC (China), KCC (South Korea), C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand)


13.56 MHz HF RFID ISO 15693 (PC23d), UHF RFID (PC43)


No tools required to replace printhead and platen roller, user-accessible odometer


Choice of:

  • 59.94 mm (2.36 in) color LCD, 314 x 234 resolution in 10 languages, 8 buttons and ready-to-work LED
  • Graphical back-lit icons: cover open, paper out, ribbon out (PC43t), general error, maintenance, pause, thermal printhead too hot, data status, wireless status (if installed), Bluetooth status (if installed), ready-to-work LED and one Print/Feed button
  • User-configurable audio sounds with volume levels


Healthcare: Epic (Validated), McKesson (Certified), Sunquest (Validated)


North America: UL and cUL Listed, UL 60950-1

Europe: D Mark, EN 60950-1; CE marked

Mexico: NYCE Certified, NOM 19

Other Countries: IEC 60950-1


USA FCC Title 47, Part 15, Subpart A, Class B;

Europe EMC Directive (EN55022 Class B + EN55024); CISPR22


One-year standard warranty; additional service packages available through Honeywell Repair Services


User Guides and Manuals

Accessory Manuals and Instructions

Getting Started

Programming and Software Manuals

Data Sheets

Accessory Catalogs

Application Briefs

Brochures and Guides

Regulatory Information


Software downloads can be accessed through the Technical Support Downloads Portal at Note that you will need to create an account to download any Honeywell software.

Get in touch with us...