4” Desktop Thermal Printers

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Print Performance, Meet Affordability

In today’s speed-of-light ecommerce environment, moving inventory faster, tracking it better, and minimizing costs is what keeps you in the game. You need labeling solutions that are built for real work in SMB supply chain operations.

Introducing the next era of four-inch desktop thermal printers from Brother – in both direct thermal and thermal transfer models. These precision-built barcode label printers deliver the right levels of performance, quality, and integration at an exceptional value. And it’s all backed by Brother’s three decades of success with thermal print technology.

Direct thermal or thermal transfer? See what technology is right for you.

Desktop printers built for your application


From work-in-process and asset tags to barcode and shipping labels – now you can track materials accurately, help reduce costly errors, and move goods quickly. Stay nimble, compliant, and competitive among today’s manufacturing giants.


Improve supply chain visibility, reinforce QA, reduce fulfillment errors, and streamline warehouse operations. Get accurate, long-lasting labels for your barcode, shipping, license plates, item marking, warnings and more.

Transportation & Logistics

Discover the smart way to streamline your supply chain from order to fulfillment. Meet increasing ecommerce demands with high-quality, accurate labels for picking, packaging, barcodes, shipping, and more.


Get end-to-end tracking and more points of fulfillment with labels for inventory, shipping, barcode, shelf, and beyond. Work productively, compete effectively, and meet growing demand with reliable, affordable labeling technology.

Leading print performance for small and large volumes

Top performance backed by seamless compatibility and connectivity. Help boost productivity and easily scale your barcode labeling capacity from hundreds to even thousands of labels.

Complete set of simple connectivity choices

Compatible with leading WMS and software solutions

Superior thermal imaging capability

Print speeds up to 8ips

Quality labels from a dependable printer

Details and accuracy matter. Print clean, crisp details – even for small fonts and mini barcodes. Plus, depend on an industry-leading limited warranty and Brother service and support.


300dpi or 203dpi


Easy-to-use design software (at no additional cost)


Reliable direct thermal or thermal transfer printing technology for a wide range of labeling applications


Industry-leading Two-year Premier Limited Warranty and support

Integrations to get you printing fast

Integrate seamlessly with industry-leading WMS systems, connect to mobile devices, and print directly from within the SAP® Printer Vendor program thanks to:


Windows printer drivers, SDKs, and ZPL II®, EPL2 and DPL emulations

Intuitive software to design, WYSIWYG preview, and print on a wide range of media


SAP Printer Vendor program gold-level compliance


iOS and Android apps and SDKs*


Brother QuickDeploy Labeling Kits available for bundled labeling solutions

*Only available with direct thermal models.

Direct thermal vs.Thermal transfer

Both direct thermal and thermal transfer print technologies use a thermal print head that applies heat to create the markings. But there are key differences between these two options. Wondering which one is right for you? Take a look.

  Direct Thermal Thermal Transfer

Print accurate, high-quality barcodes and images

Less moving parts required to print barcode labels

Print at high speed and resolution

Produce durable, long-lasting labels, scannable over extended time


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Direct Thermal Thermal Transfer

Produce weather or chemical resistant labels

Print UL Certified labels when paired with the right resin ribbon

Print in color with color ribbon

Printed image will not fade in direct sunlight

Printhead typically has a longer life

Used mostly in mobile printers

Economical methods for printing on-demand variable information

Fewer moving parts required to print barcodes labels

Simplified operation; no ribbon to load or adjust

Direct Thermal

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Thermal Transfer

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Reliable printing that’s priced right

Combine leading performance and reliability with an affordable cost. Help cut costs upfront and improve your ROI with the most affordable desktop thermal print solutions available – without compromising performance and quality.

Direct thermal models


Complete desktop direct thermal printer.


Complete powered network/desktop direct thermal printer.


High-resolution desktop direct thermal printer with Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity

Thermal transfer models


Complete powered network desktop thermal transfer printer with 203dpi.


Complete powered network desktop thermal transfer printer with 300dpi.


Complete powered/network desktop thermal transfer printer with Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity options.


High-resolution desktop thermal transfer printer with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options.

Which model is right for you?

Wi-Fi® Airprint® USB Bluetooth® MFi Ethernet DPI















Still unsure which model to choose? Contact us today.

Thermal Labeling

Improving supply chain accuracy, productivity and speed

Download this free white paper to discover one of the smartest (and simplest) ways to improve agility in today’s warehouse.

Put one to the test

Request a demo printer today, and put it to work.

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