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ONeil Product Development, Inc., manufacturer of portable printers, has introduced the microFlash 2te an extremely small, rugged and reliable 2-inch wireless portable thermal printer.
The 2te is latest model of ONeils legendary microFlash family, which, according to ONeil, has set a new standard of ultra-rugged reliability for portable thermal printers. The 2te is claimed to provide a 38 per cent smaller footprint than its closest competitor, and offers all the advanced features available in the 4te mobile printer, which ONeil introduced last year.
Recognising the need for the highest possible reliability and super small casing for field service, route accounting and a number of other mobile printing requirements, ONeil conducted extensive testing to ensure the 2te could withstand the harshest environmental conditions and the most physical abuse, while maintaining the highest performance standards.
The 2te performed flawlessly in conditions that it should never experience in reallife scenarios, said Endre Vargha, general manager for ONeil. The printer is a true powerhouse designed to be the smallest and most reliable 2-inch printer available in the marketplace, and the ideal solution for any mobile application where size, ruggedness and reliability are paramount.
The 2te has been 11 years in the making, and benefits from 8 generations of improvements that have been incorporated into the microFlash, which has set the industry standard for printer reliability, Vargha said. At ONeil, we recognise that in the world of mobile printing, outstanding reliability is a business critical requirement, because any amount of downtime costs money, reduces productivity and ultimately profits.
The 2te produces top quality direct thermal receipts, proofs of delivery and invoices for route accounting, direct store delivery, field service, logistics, home delivery and pre-sale systems. To accommodate the need for faster transaction processing, the 2te printer incorporates a 32-bit RISC ARM 9 processor allowing the printer to process complex applications with lightening speed, while enabling the user to enjoy exceptionally high print throughput.
The 2te can print up to 2,240 - 6 long receipts on a single battery charge with automated power-saving sleep and wake-up modes. Users can quickly determine the printers Bluetooth, charging, and power status with the 2tes external LEDs, and the external charging capability enhances ease-of-use in the field. The 2te also includes an optional built-in magnetic stripe card reader allowing the easy processing of credit or debit card payments.
The 2te utilises USB to ease integration into new or established applications, and is compatible with a variety of network/remote management software tools. Additional enhancements make media loading and battery handling easier than ever.
Established in 1981, O'Neil Product Development, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dover Corporation and is the worlds leading provider of reliable portable printing solutions. O'Neil designs and manufactures a complete line of mobile and wireless thermal bar code label and receipt printers, dot matrix impact printers and a variety of in-stock and custom media solutions. O'Neil printers are used around the globe in industries which include distribution, retail, manufacturing, law enforcement, utilities, transportation and an extensive array of business services.
The company manufactures the industrys only complete line of printers, accessories, and development and support tools for route accounting, direct store delivery, and field mobile service applications In addition to their own line of O'Neil-branded printers, the company manufactures mobile printing products in an OEM capacity for leading hand-held manufacturers, including a family of integrated hand-held computer and printer solutions.