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SATO part #: WWS851981

Print Engine SATO S84-ex, 609 dpi, Direct Thermal, LH, Wireless

The 4-inch OEM print engine is the core of automatic label applicators. S84-ex series printers maximize productivity with print speeds of up to 6 ips and high throughput, while minimizing downtime with easy tool-less print head replacement, easy parts replacement and clone function for quick setup configuration.

  • Print resolution: 609 dpi
  • Print method: Direct Thermal
  • Printer orientation: Left Hand
  • Communication interface: Wireless
  • Max print speed: 6 ips
  • Max print width: 4.1"
  • Max print length: 15.75"

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$6,734.00 | Part #: WWS851981
s84-ex easy to use

Easy to use

  • Two color status LED and LCD
  • Best-in-class print speed and throughput
  • Simple standalone mode support
  • Downloadable/uploadable printer setting, log, data, via SD and USB
s84-ex quick maintenance

Quick maintenance

  • Easy printhead and roller replacement
  • Convenient access to backside
  • Tool-less sensor cover replacement/cleaning
s84-ex enhanced connectivity

Enhanced connectivity

  • Multiple interfaces on-board
  • D-SUB 25 pin EXT interface – NPN/PNP connection
  • Standard emulations on-board, SZPL, SDPL, SIPL
  • Multi-national language support
s84ex rfid option

S84-ex RFID option

RFID tags are written, read and verified inside the printer prior to printing. In the case of a tag failure, the RFID printers will mark the tag, send a “bad tag” output and advance to the next one, assuring reliability in mission critical applications.

RFID Supported: UHF (EPC)

Method Direct Thermal
Mode Continuous, dispense
Resolution 609 dpi (24 dots/mm)
Speed 6 ips (152.4 mm/sec)
Print area Maximum width: 4.1″ (104.0 mm)
Maximum length: 15.75″ (400.0 mm)

Sensor type Adjustable transmissive sensor for gap
Adjustable reflective sensor for black mark
Paper end
Ribbon near-end/end
Media type Die-cut labels 0.125″ Gap
Continuous labels
Media Width
0.51″ (13 mm) to 5.16″ (131 mm)
Minimum length
Continuous mode 0.36″ (9 mm)
Dispense mode 0.51″ (13 mm)
Thickness 0.002″ (0.05 mm) to 0.012″ (0.31 mm)
Ribbon Width
0.98″ (25 mm) to 5.04″ (128 mm)
1968.5 ft (600 m) on 1″ (25.4 mm) ID core
Wind Face-in/face-out, no setting change required
SATO genuine consumables For maximum print quality and optimum use, SATO recommends the use of SATO genuine consumables

Receive buffer 2.95 MB
Memory 48 MB flash, 64 MB RAM

Large status LCD Blue/red
Status LCD White/orange
Audible alerts Adjustable volume setting
Self diagnosis Head check
Auto sensor calibration
Simple standalone mode Store up to 9 formats
Multi-national language support Internal scalable fonts for print
Selectable LCD languages
Emulations LCD selectable – SZPL, SDPL, SIPL (pre-installed)
Remote setting Web browser
SATO all-in-one printer utilities
Drivers Windows, Linux, SAP Smart Forms, OSX

Standard USB 2.0 (Type B), RS232C, IEEE1284, Ethernet (Protocol TCP/IP: LPR, FTP, TELNET, SNTP), D-SUB 25 pin EXT (14 pin conversion cable included)
Optional interfaces Wireless LAN, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (Protocol TCP/IP: LPR, FTP, TELNET Security: WEP, WPA, WPA2, Dynamic WEP), Bluetooth 2.0+ EDR Class 2 SPP
External memory USB Type A, SD/SDHC card

Bluetooth Kit
UHF RFID Kit ISO18000-6 Type C

Internal fonts Bitmap: U, S, M, WB,WL, XS, XU, XM, XB, XL, OCR-A, OCR-B, Chinese (GB18030, Big5), Korean (KSX1001)
Scalable: CG Times, CG TriumvirateTM, SATO GAMMA, SATO VICA, Thai, Arabic
Downloadable fonts support Bitmap, True Type (1 byte/2 byte), maximum 11.7 MB

Barcodes Linear: Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, CODABAR (NW7), EAN 8/13, GS1 DataBarTM, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN 128), Interleaved 2/5, Industrial 2/5, JAN 8/13, Matrix 2/5, MSI, Bookland, POSTNETTM, UPC-A/E Intelligent Mail Barcode
2D symbologies: PDF417, Micro PDF, Maxi Code, GS1 Data Matrix, QR Code, Micro QR Code, Security QR, Composite Symbologies

Electrical requirements Universal auto-ranging power supply, 100-240 VAC +/- 10%, 50/60 Hz
Standard & agency approvals IEC 60950, CE Marking, EN 60950-1, EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024, R&TTE, NEMKO-GS, cMETus, UL60950-1/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, FCC, ICES-003, NMB-003, RCM, CCC, SRRC, KC
Environment Operating: 23 to 104°F (-5 to 40°C), 15-85% RH, non-condensing
Storage: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C), 15-90% RH, non-condensing

Dimensions Width: 9.65″ (245 mm)
Depth: 16.06″ (408 mm)
Height: 11.81″ (300 mm)
Weight Direct Thermal or Thermal Transfer model: 30.2 lbs (13.7 kg)
Direct Thermal only model: 27.1 lbs (12.3 kg)


  • Automotive labeling
  • Bag and sack tagging
  • Bin labels
  • Case/carton shipping & logistics
  • Chemical labeling
  • Compliance labeling
  • Forms
  • Item identification
  • Labeling
  • Logistic tracking
  • Mailing labels
  • Online order fulfillment centers
  • Pallet labeling
  • Price labels
  • Product & service information
  • Product identification
  • Product nutritional information
  • RFID
  • Routing labels
  • Shipping labels
  • Tagging