Barcode Printers


Superior, Fast, Affordable Performance

The TA210 series thermal transfer desktop printer provides an economic solution to handle your most demanding label printing applications.


The TA210 series thermal transfer desktop printer provides an economic solution to handle your most demanding label printing applications. TSC has been building economical desktop thermal transfer printers that feature rugged dual gear-driven motors and large 300 meter ribbon capacity for over 15 years. The new TA210 features a fast 5 inches per second print speed, a large 5” OD media cabinet and an industry best 300 meter ribbon capacity to deliver the best quality and lowest total cost of ownership for desktop label printing.

The TA210 series is inexpensive, but it looks and performs better than its more expensive competition. The TA210 series features two durable gear-driven motors that are capable of handling large capacity 300 meter ribbons and large rolls of media inside its sleek design. If the 5” interior label capacity is not enough, simply add an external media unwinder and the TA210 series can easily handle up to 8.4” OD rolls of labels designed for high cost industrial label printers.

The print mechanism and ribbon handler of the TA210 series is a modular design. The module may easily be removed from the printer for use in kiosk or print and apply applications.

The TA210 series offers a low initial price, uses the most cost effective supplies available, and is built to last. These virtually trouble free units feature a standard two-year warranty. Once you plug it in, you won’t have to worry about it.

The TA210 series can print a wide variety of labels ranging from shipping labels to compliance and general purpose product identification labels and tags. Other applications include automobile service shops, walk-in shipping and mail centers, and inventory control for stock rooms.

Key Features
  • 200 MHz 32-bit RISC processor with 8 MB SDRAM, 4MB FLASH memory
  • Internally Scalable True Type fonts
  • TSPL-EZ ™ firmware emulates TPLE and TPLZ languages out of the box
  • Dual-motor gear driven design
  • 300 meter ribbon supply on a 1” core (coated side out)
  • 5” OD internal media supply, optional external media holder supports 8.4” OD label rolls on 3” cores
  • 5 inches per second print speed
  • USB 2.0
  • Free bundled labeling software and Windows drivers
  • All TSC printers feature an industry best 2 year limited warranty
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Manufacturing & Warehousing

  • Work in Progress
  • Item Labels
  • Instruction labels
  • Agency labels


  • Patient Identification
  • Pharmacy
  • Specimen Identification

Parcel Post

  • Shipping/Receiving Labels

Small Office / Home Office
Retail Marking

  • Price tags
  • Shelf labels
  • Jewelry tags


Printer Model TA210
Resolution 8 dots/mm (203 DPI)
Printing Method Thermal Transfer & Direct Thermal
Max. print speed 127 mm (5”)/second
Max. print width 108 mm (4.25”)
Max. print length 2,794 mm (110“)
Enclosure ABS Plastic
Physical Dimension 224 mm (W) x 186 mm (H) x 294 mm (D)
8.82“ (W) x 7.32“ (H) x 11.57“ (D)
Weight 2.45kg (5.4 lbs)
Label Roll Capacity 127 mm (5") OD
Ribbon 300 m long, max. OD 67 mm, 1" core (ink coated outside)
Ribbon Width 40 mm ~ 110 mm (1.6" ~ 4.3")
Processor 32-bit RISC CPU
  • 4 MB Flash memory
  • 8 MB SDRAM
  • microSD card reader for Flash memory expansion, up to 4 GB
  • USB 2.0
  • RS-232 (factory option)
  • Centronics (factory option)
  • Internal Ethernet, 10/100 Mbps (factory option)
  • Bluethooth (user option)
Power External universal switching power supply
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 1.8A, 50-60Hz
  • Output: DC 24V, 2.5A, 60W
Operation switch, button, LED 1 power switch, 1 feed button & 1 LED (3 colors: green, amber & red)
  • Transmissive gap sensor (position adjustable)
  • Black mark reflective sensor (position adjustable)
  • Ribbon end sensor
  • Head open sensor
Real Time Clock Standard
Internal Fonts
  • 8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts
  • Monotype Image® true type font engine with one CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed scalable font
Bar code
  • 1D bar code
    Code 39, Code 93, Code 128UCC, Code 128 subsets A, B, C, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN and UPC 2(5) digits add-on, MSI, PLESSEY, POSTNET, China POST, GS1 DataBar, Code 11
  • 2D bar code
    PDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR code, Aztec, GS1 DataBar Composite Code
Font and barcode rotation 0, 90, 180, 270 degree
Printer language TSPL-EZ™ (Compatible to EPL, ZPL, ZPL II)
Media type Continuous, die-cut, black mark, fan-fold, notched (outside/inside wound)
Media width 25.4 ~ 118 mm (1.0“ ~ 4.6“)
Media thickness 0.06 ~ 0.254 mm (2.36 ~ 10 mil)
Media core diameter 25.4 ~ 38 mm (1” ~ 1.5”)
Label length 10 ~ 2,794 mm (0.39“ ~ 110“)
Environment condition Operation: 5 ~ 40°C, 25 ~ 85% non-condensing
Storage: -40 ~ 60°C, 10 ~ 90% non-condensing
Safety regulation FCC Class A, CE Class A, CCC, ENERGY STAR®
Environmental concern Comply with RoHS, WEEE
  • Windows labeling software CD disk
  • Quick start guide
  • USB cable
  • Power cord
  • External universal switching power supply
  • Label spindle, fixing tab x 2
  • Ribbon spindle x 2
  • Ribbon paper core
Limited warranty
  • Printer: 2 years
  • Print head: 25 km (1 million inches) or 12 months which comes first
  • Platen: 50 km (2 million inches) or 12 months which comes first
Factory options
  • RS-232 serial interface
  • 128 x 64 pixels graphic type LCD display with back light
  • Centronics parallel interface
  • Internal Ethernet interface (10/100 Mbps)
Dealer options
  • Peel-off module
  • Guillotine cutter (full cut or partial cut)
User options
  • External roll mount, media OD. 214 mm (8.4”) with 76.2 mm (3”) core
  • Bluetooth module (serial interface)
  • 1.5“ core adapter x 2
  • KP-200 Plus keyboard display unit
  • KU-007 Plus programmable smart keyboard
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