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A Labeler with Carrying Case and AC Adapter for Labeling At Your Desk or On-the-Go
Designed for busy office professionals, the Brother™ PT-2730VP label maker with carrying case is packed with features. This model can be used "stand-alone" for desktop labeling, or connected to a PC or Mac for added functionality. The included AC adapter supports desktop labeling at a moment's notice, while the included carry case supports on-the-go labeling.
Using one of 8 fonts, 10 type styles, 17 framing options, or a variety of symbols, you can create durable, laminated labels for indoor or outdoor use in a variety of colors and sizes - up to 24mm wide.
This sleek labeler with carrying case and AC adapter is an advanced label maker with a modern design. The Brother™ PT-2730VP includes a large, graphical display with vivid backlight for easy viewing and a built-in automatic tape cutter. Print up to 7 lines of text on each label - even preview labels before printing. Store up to 99 labels to memory, or automatically print labels displaying the Time & Date.
Quickly create labels for Office Signage, Files, and Shipping with the touch of a button by accessing over 50 pre-formatted Label Collection designs - or use the Text Reminder feature to recall frequently printed words. Even use the new Download Feature to access additional Label Collection layouts.
Includes 0.94" (24mm) laminated "TZ" starter tape, AC adapter, Carry Case, USB Cable, software and User's Manual. Operates on 8 "AA" batteries (sold separately).
|Model Type||Desktop / Dual Operation|
|Tape Family||TZ / TZe|
|Tape Sizes||3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm, 24mm|
|Tape Technology||Thermal Transfer|
|Tape Types||Standard Laminated, Flexible ID, Extra Strength Adhesive, Non-Laminated Iron-on Fabric, Acid Free|
|LCD Display||16-char. x 3 line Graphical Display with Backlight|
|Maximum Print Resolution||180dpi|
|Maximum Print Speed||10mm/sec|
|Batteries||8 AA Alkaline (optional)|
|ENERGY STAR® Qualified||Yes|
|AC Adapter||AD-24 (included)|
|Interface||USB (Version 2.0 Full Speed)|
|Number of Fonts||8|
|Font Styles||Helsinki, Brussels, US, Florida, Belgium, San Diego, Los Angeles, Calgary|
|Point Sizes||8 (Auto, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 42 and 48 pt.)|
|Number of Styles||10|
|Types of Styles||Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Solid, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid, plus Vertical|
|Max. Print Height||18.0mm|
|Maximum Print Lines||7|
|Multi-Block||Yes (Max. 5 blocks)|
|Label Length Setting||Auto / 30mm - 300mm|
|Auto Incrementation||Alpha / numeric|
|Horizontal Alignment||Left, Center, Right, Justified|
|Text Framing/Fill Pattern||17 Frames / 3 Fill Patterns|
|Multi-Copy Print||Up to 99 copies|
|Memory||2,800 characters (99 areas)|
|Built-in Designs/Templates||Label Collection designs|
|Auto Formats||27 (including Block Layouts)|
|Barcodes (Stand-Alone Mode)||CODE39, CODE128, EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), UPC-A, UPC-E, I-2/5 (ITF), CODABAR|
|Barcodes (Connected to Computer)||CODE39, UPC-A, UPC-E, ITF (1-2/5), EAN-8, EAN-13, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), CODE128, CODABAR, POSTNET, GS1 DataBar (RSS), QR Code, PDF417, Data Matrix, Laser Bar Code, ISBN-2 (EAN13 AddOn2), ISBN-5 (EAN13 AddOn5)|
|Compatible Operating Systems||Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7; Windows® 8/8.1; Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.8.x, 10.9.x|
|(PC) Available Hard Disk Space||70MB|
|(Mac) Available Hard Disk Space||100MB|
|(PC) Minimum RAM Memory||Windows® XP (128MB or more); Windows Vista® (512MB or more); Windows® 7 (1GB/32-bit) (2GB/64-bit)|
|(Mac) Minimum RAM Memory||Mac OS X 10.4.11 (256MB or more); Mac OS X 10.5.x. (512MB or more); Mac OS X 10.6 (1GB or more)|
|Included Items||0.94" (24mm) x 13.1' (4m) Black on White laminated "TZ" starter tape; AC adapter, Carry Case, USB cable, P-touch Editor 5.0 for Windows®, P-touch Address Book 1.1 for Windows®, P-touch Editor 5.0 for Mac®, P-touch Update Software (Windows® & Mac®), User's Manual|
|Carrying Case||CC-8500 (included)|
|Housing Dimensions||7.0 x 9.4 x 2.8"|
|Housing Weight||1.9lbs (without batteries)|
|Housing Color||Black / White|
|Database Printing||Windows® only|
|Images||Images are for illustrative purposes only|
|Tape Length||Unless otherwise noted|
|Tape Sizes||Tape widths listed in inches are approximate. Actual tape widths are listed in millimeters (mm).|
|Tape Types||Claims that adhesive is "acid-free," "photo safe," and/or "safe for use" are based upon (i) Satisfactory test results obtained from Photographic Activity Tests per ISO 14523 and non-acidic pH Tests per TAPPI 509; (ii) Certifications from material manufacturers; and (iii) Atomic scans of adhesive following removal of backing paper. Data from independent tests performed at the Image Permanence Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology.|
Loaded With Features
This review is from: brother P-touch PT-2730VP PC-Connectable "Simply Professional" Labeling System with Carry Case
Pros: Full featured label printer. Includes PC/Mac software to automate label creation and allows TrueType font usage.
Cons: Tapes can be pricey, shop around.
Other Thoughts: Having everything in one case is a lifesaver. Case will also hold 4-5 tape cartridges and 8 extra AA batteries.
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