Designed for Demanding Direct Thermal Applications
The M5900RVe offers long life printheads with 2,000,000 linear inches warranty. The printer mechanism is optimized for direct thermal media use.

Industry Leading Throughput
The M5900RVe uses a powerful 32-bit RISC processor and high-speed interface to deliver excellent performance at an outstanding value.

Rugged Industrial Design
The M5900RVe's heavy-duty metal construction is designed specifically for direct thermal applications and delivers optimum performance in the most demanding environments.
Unit of Measure


Printing Method

N/A Direct Thermal

Print Resolution

N/A 203 dpi8 dpmm

Print Speed

N/A 6 in/s125 mm/s

Media Width

N/A 5.15 in128 mm

Max. Print Width

N/A 4.4 in112 mm

Max. Print Length

N/A 49.2 in1249 mm

Min. Print Length

N/A 0.5 in12.7 mm

Dimensions W x D x H

N/A 10.28 x 12.67 x 11.23 in261 x 322 x 285 mm


N/A 22.7 lbs10.3 kg


N/A 1 MB PCMCIA 16 MB Standard RAM 2 MB Standard Flash 256k PCMCIA 4 MB Flash



Media Type

N/A Continuous Direct Thermal Labels Die-cut Fan-Fold Roll-Fed Synthetics Tag stock with or without black mark, gap, or notch

Max. Media Caliper

N/A 0.01 in0.25 mm

Max. Media Roll Diameter

N/A 6 in152 mm

Media Wind

N/A Face-In


N/A Adjustable transmissive sensor for gap Automatic, programmable setting of top of form Label present sensor - optional with label dispenser Reflective sensor for black mark Ribbon-out sensor

Plug-In Interface Modules

N/A Ethernet - 10/100BaseT Parallel - IEEE1284 (ECP) RS422/485 Serial - RS232 (up to 57.6k bps) Twinax/Coax USB Adapter Wireless 802.11g

Barcode Symbologies (Elementary)

N/A Bookland Codabar Code 128 Code 39 Code 93 Composite EAN-13 EAN-8 Industrial 2/5 Interleaved 2/5 Matrix 2/5 MSI Postnet RSS UCC/EAN 128 UPC-A UPC-E

Barcode Symbologies (2-Dimensional)

N/A Data Matrix Maxi Code Micro PDF417 PDF417 QR Code Truncated PDF417

Barcode & Font Formatting

N/A 360° rotation of barcodes and text, character expansion horizontally and vertically, sequential numbering, form overlay for high-speed editing of complex formats.

Graphic Support

N/A Printing & storage of .PCX, .BMP format, SATO Hex/binary


N/A Label Software (Label Gallery Free) Printer Utilities Windows® Drivers (Windows® 95, 98, ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP)

Supply Voltage (± 10%)

N/A 115 V220 V

Frequency (± 1%)

N/A 50/60 Hz

Agency Certifications


Operating Temperature

N/A 41 - 104 ºF5 - 40 ºC

Storage Temperature

N/A 23 - 140 ºF-5 - 60 ºC

Humidity Operating

N/A 15 - 85% RH, non-condensing

Humidity Storage

N/A Max. 90% RH, non-condensing


N/A 8 kV


N/A Interface Plug-In Modules Label Cutter Label Dispenser Label Gallery Label present sensor - optional with label dispenser Label Rewinder Memory Expansion Real Time Clock


N/A Bitmap - 12 proportional, mono-spaced and outline fonts (Code table 858). Scalable Internal CG Triumvirate® & CG Times® fonts. Optional Downloaded TrueType® fonts, scalable from 8 to 72 points.


N/A The M5900RVe direct thermal industrial printers are ideal for a range of applications, including

  • Compliance Labeling
  • Shipping/Receiving
  • WMS
  • Retail Labeling
  • Ticketing