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brother PT-1290 Home & Office "Simply Stylish" Thermal Transfer Labeler Printer

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  • Thermal Transfer
  • 10 mm / sec.
  • 180 dpi

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The PT-1290 features an easy-view 15-character LCD display, typewriter style keyboard and Auto Tape Detection that automatically recognizes the size of the installed tape cassette and adjusts the text to fit the label width. A dedicated "Deco Mode" key gives you easy access to 15, unique pre-designed label formats for creating decorative labels – including professional layouts that accommodate 2 rows of text. Easily switch between 2 fonts - with the touch of a button. Use the built-in memory to store up to 9 of your most frequently used labels.

It prints labels up to 12mm wide on durable, “TZ” laminated tape – perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. And, it operates on 6 “AAA” batteries or optional AC adapter (neither included). With its great-looking design and array of features, the PT-1290 is a perfect handheld solution for virtually any home office.

  • newegg Stylish, yet powerful This “Simply Stylish” labeler features a sleek and stylish design that compliments any home or office decor. It features an easy-view, 15-character LCD display, prints labels up to 12mm wide on laminated indoor/outdoor “TZ” series tapes in 2 professional fonts, and automatically adjusts text size based on tape width.
  • newegg Versatile Labeler Printer Professional Deco Mode layouts accommodate two rows of text. 15 Deco Mode Patterns create extra-stylish and decorative labels. The PT-1290 includes 6 Auto Formats and 7 Framing Options, and can print 1 or 2 lines of crisp text.
  • newegg Built-in Memory The built-in memory saves up to 9 of your favorite labels.

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Print Technology
Thermal Transfer
Print Speed
10 mm / sec.
Max Resolution(B&W)
180 dpi
9 labels
Fonts Included
Helsinki & Bohemia

Media Handling

Media sizes supported
Tape Sizes: 9/64", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2"
Tape Length: 26.2'


supplies: TZ tape series, TZ231, TZ131, TZ241, TZ251, etc.

Number of Fonts: 2

Point Sizes: Small, Medium, Large

Number of Styles: 9

Built-in Symbols: 80

Types of Styles: Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Vertical

Max. Print Height: 9.0 mm

Maximum Print Lines: 2

Multi-Block: No

Label Length Setting: Auto / 1.2" - 12.0"

Auto Incrementation: Alpha / numeric

Auto Numbering: Yes (1-9)

Horizontal Alignment: Left

Vertical Printing: Yes

Mirror Printing: Yes

Rotate Printing: No

Text Insert: Yes

Text Framing/Fill Pattern: Yes/No

Multi-copy Print: Up to 9 copies

Memory: Yes (9 labels)

Built-in Designs/Templates: 15 Deco Mode Patterns

Auto Templates: Yes (6 kinds)

Dimensions & Weight

6.3" x 6.2" x 2.4"
1.1 lbs.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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