logiJET TC8

The logiJet TC8, an 8-inch wide, 2-color thermal transfer printer is designed for use in industrial and rigorous environments. The TC8’s all metal construction can withstand the harsh use by production personal and is ideal for the chemical industry for printing drum labels or any other 2-color labels.

Microplex’s unique clam shell design, featuring its color touch screen control panel, the utilization of two fully opening print modules allows for easy loading of labels and ribbons, makes the TC8 operator friendly . The TC8 printer is the only 2-color thermal printer with integrated PCL5c, 300 DPI, HP color laser printer emulation. The use of industry standard PCL5c emulation allows for seamless integration into all software platforms. The TC8 can replace a standard laser printer with easy, inexpensive connection to SAP.

The logiJET TC8 is Ideal for printing of GHS labels, or any other 2-color label requirements such as product branding using a wide variety of color ribbons.

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Ideal for:

  • Hazardous materials labeling
  • Price labeling
  • Logistics
  • Pharmaceutics

Highlights / Features / Special Attributes

  • GHS-compliant hazardous materials labeling
  • Two color printing to ensure greater attention
  • Completely trouble-free paper handling
  • Up to 150mm per second
  • SAP and AS/400 compatible through PCL5 + JetCAPS as well as LAN-IPDS
  • Compatible with standard laser printers
  • Technical details
    Print technology

    Thermal Transfer harmonic (history-controlled flat head technology)


    MPC 8.x

    Print speed

    up to 150 mm/s
    up to 6 inch/s

    Print resolution

    300 dpi x 300 dpi

    Lifetime print head

    Transfer up to 30,000 m

    Power supply

    AC 100 - 120, 200 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz

    Power consumption


    Dimensions WxDxH

    15.3 in x 16.5 in x 11.5 in
    389 mm x 420 mm x 293 mm


    46 lbs
    21 kg (without options)

    Environment temperature

    41 - 104°F
    5 - 40°C

    Relative humidity

    25 - 85 % (rel., non-condensing)


    10/100 MBit, bi-directional (TCP/IP)


    RS232, RS422
    IEEE 1284 (Centronics)
    WIFI: IEEE 802.11 n/g/b, WEP with 64 and 128 Bit,


    RAM    256MB
    Flash   256MB


    Color-Touch-Panel 3.7 inch (480x242 pixel)

    MPC 8.x


    MICROPLEX IDOL, HP-PCL5/ HPGL, AGFA Reno, LN03+, BULL-MP6090, Datamax, Etimark MP-1220, TEC Bx72, TEC B6xx, LDC, ZPL II, EPL2, Intermec Direct Protocol, IER Command, cab, Godex EZPL, Diablo 630, IBM Proprinter, Epson FX-80 (ESC/P), MT-600/MT40, IDS, Barcode 2, ANSI Genicom, TIFF, HP Designjet, XML (SAP® RFID), CUPS Raster

    Optional emulations

    μ-Postscript, CODE-V (Magnum), XEROX XES, KODESCRIPT+, Prescribe/PSB 2, IGP-10, IGP/PGL, Labelpoint, IPDS, AEA, AFP, RFM, Status-Out, PDF direct printing*
    (more emulations on request)


    Codebar, Code39, MSI, PDF 417, Datamatrix, Maxi-Code, QR Code, Aztec-Code, USD-5,Interleaved 2/5, Interleaved 2/5 (3-Strich Datalogic), Interleaved2/5 (3-Strich Matrix), EAN-8, 13, 128, Add-On-Codes, Code11, Code93, Code 128, UPC-A, UPC-E
    (more barcodes on request)

    Additional functions

    Network capabilities
    authentication standard IEEE 802.1x

    Intelligent barcode generation
    on-the-fly in the printer

    Format splitting
    in several subformats by command

    Optional functions

    Integrated form management
    up to 12 MB flash for forms and fonts inside the printer

    Gives notice of each correctly printed page via interface. Further features can be found in the manual.

    Programmable GPIO-Interface (SPS-Control)
    EMBEDDED INTELLIGENCE – Enabling two-way communication between printer and a PLC. Integration of the printer into production lines is possible, controlled by GPIO-interface. Customer / Application specific modifications possible.

    Printable Media

    100 - 222 mm width
    printable width max. 219 mm

    Paper thickness

    0.14 mm - 0.25 mm

    Thermal transfer ribbon

    roll diameter max. 78 mm

    Core diameter

    1 inch / 25.4 mm

    Ribbon length

    max. 450 m

    Coated side


    Ribbon width

    max. 220 mm


    external from roll
    external, e.g. fanfold
    sensor for black mark and label gap (reflection and transmissive)



    100 - 220 mm width

    roll diameter max. 203 mm

    Core diameter
    3 inch / 76.2 mm





    * only available from MPC 3.4, MPC 7.1 and MPC 8.x

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