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Label printers A+
The extra wide one A8+ for pallet and and barrel labels

A+ LogoThey fit with a wide range of applications. They have been developed with focus on easy and convenient operation and high reliability. The print mechanics and the chassis are made of high-quality materials and perfectly match in terms of shape and function.

A large number of peripherals and software enable customer-specific solutions. Whether they are operated in stand-alone mode, in a PC application or within a network – the rugged A8+ printers and the X series are always up to the mark.

A2+, A4+, A6+ have been discontinued. Please refer to follow-up models SQUIX 2, SQUIX 4, SQUIX 6.

Label printers A8+
 

The extra wide one

For pallet and drum labels up to a width of A4

1.4 Label printer A8+
Printable resolution dpi 300
Print width up to mm 216
Print speed up to mm/s 150
Case study: Amoena medical technology

"The cab printers enable us to realize everything that is needed. Thereby, we achieve very good results."

Walter Dinzenhofer, Logistics Development at Amoena medical technology
 Case study: Label printer A4+ in use at Amoena medical technology



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Case study: Amoena medical technology

World‘s market leader for breast prostheses does labeling with cab printers for 20 years.

Label printer A4+ in use at Amoena medical technology

A8+ series details
Label printer A8+

1 Wide graphic display
White backlight for optimum readability.

2 Ribbon holder
Three-part tightening axles enable a quick and easy exchange of ribbons.

3 Simple adjustment
The print head is pressed on by three plungers: One is fixed at the inner side, another is set in centered position and the third is set at the outer label margin.

4 Peripheral connection
Add-on modules are easy to connect. All peripheral devices are plugged in the printer using two pins and are fixed in place with a screw.

5 Solid metal housing
Die-cast aluminum. All components are mounted on it.

6 Roll holder
picking up core diameters of at least 38 mm (76 mm adapters for a better label winding are included in the delivery). The spring-mounted margin stop with a screw cap enables constant tension during material feed and therefore improves the accuracy of the imprint.

A2+, A4+, A6+ have been discontinued. Please refer to follow-up models SQUIX 2, SQUIX 4, SQUIX 6.

Overview technical data A+ and X series (PDF)

standard Standard     Option 1.1
Label printer A8+
Print head
Material feed left-aligned
Printing method Thermal transfer standard
Printing method Thermal direct standard
Printable resolution dpi 300
Print speed up to mm/s 150
Print width up to mm 216
Material
Roll: Paper, cardboard, plastics such as
Roll: PET, PE, PP, PI, PVC, PU, acrylate, Tyvec
 
standard
Labels Width mm1) 46 - 220
Labels Height mm 20 - 2,000
Labels Thickness mm 0.05 - 0.2
Liner material Width mm 50 - 235
Continuous material Width mm 50 - 235
Continuous material Weight (cardboard) up to g/m2 300
Roll Outside diameter up to mm 205
Roll Core diameter mm 38 - 100
Roll Winding outside or inside
Ribbon2)
Ink side outside or inside
Roll diameter up to mm 72
Core diameter mm 25
Variable length up to m 360
Width up to mm 220
Printer sizes and weights
Width x Height x Depth mm 352 x 274 x 446
Weight kg 15
Label sensor with position indication
Gap sensor for labels, punch marks or print marks in transparent materials and end of material
Reflective sensor from below or top (option) for printmarks in not transparent materials and end of material
Distance sensor to locating edge mm 5 - 53
Electronics
Processor 32 bit clock rate MHz 266
Main storage (RAM) MB 64
Data storage (IFFS) MB Flash 8
Slot for CompactFlashType I standard
Slot for WLAN card standard
Battery buffer for real-time clock standard
Acoustic error signal standard
Interfaces
RS232 C standard
USB 2.0 Hi-speed slave to connect a PC standard
Ethernet 10 / 100 Base-T LPD, RawIP-Printing, FTP, DHCP, HTTP, SMTP, SNMP, TIME, Zeroconf, mDNS, SOAP
RS422/RS485
Periphery connection standard
WLAN 802.11b/g WEP/WPA-PSK (TKIP)
2 x USB host for Service Key, USB memory stick, keyboard, barcode scanner, external operation panel
Operating data
Power supply 100 - 240 VAC ~ 50/60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption W 100 - 300 depending from the type of device
Temperature / humidity Operation 5 - 40°C / 10 - 85% not condensing
Temperature / humidity Storage 0 - 60°C / 20 - 80% not condensing
Temperature / humidity Transport – 25 - 60°C / 20 - 80% not condensing
Approvals CE, FCC, CB, cULus, CCC
 

For more technical data please read the product brochure (PDF)

  1. Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. Critical applications need to be tested.
  2. The ribbon should at least correspond with the width of the liner material.
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A2+, A4+, A6+ have been discontinued. Please refer to follow-up models SQUIX 2, SQUIX 4, SQUIX 6.

Accessories for Label printer A8+

Accessories for cab label printers

Which accessories fit to which label printers you can see in overview all accessories A+ and X series.

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Videos

 A+ series - for industrial demands

  A+ series with applicator A1000 - print and apply

 Case study: Amoena medical technology

cab video tutorials

 A+ series - cleaning the printhead

 Label printer A4+ print head exchange

 A+ series - changing the print roller

 A+ series - insertion of outside wound label rolls

 A+ series - insertion of inside wound label rolls

 A+ series - insertion of outside wound thermal transfer ribbon

 A+ series - insertion of inside wound thermal transfer ribbon

Video: A+ series - for industrial demands

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Video: A+ series with applicator A1000

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Application video (in German)

Label printer A4+ in operation at our customer Amoena medical technology.

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cab video tutorials A+ series

A+ series - cleaning the printhead Play

A+ series - cleaning the printhead

Label printer A4+ print head exchange Play

Label printer A4+ print head exchange

A+ series - changing the print roller Play

A+ series - changing the print roller

 

A+ Series - Insertion of outside wound label rolls Play

A+ series - Insertion of outside wound label polls

A+ Series - Insertion of inside wound Label Rolls Play

A+ series - Insertion of inside wound label rolls

A+ Series - Insertion of outside wound Thermal Transfer Ribbon Play

A+ series - insertion of outside wound thermal transfer ribbon

A+ Series - Insertion of inside wound Thermal Transfer Ribbon Play

A+ series - insertion of inside wound thermal transfer ribbon

 

 

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A2+, A4+, A6+ have been discontinued. Please refer to follow-up models SQUIX 2, SQUIX 4, SQUIX 6.

Documentation

3D CAD models

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Services and trainings

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Software & Drivers

  • Firmware

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      Firmware X2
      Firmware MACH4, A+, XD4, XC, Hermes+, Hermes C, PX
      ZIP - 3.19 MB 3.47 05/11/2018
      Release Notes Firmware X2
      Firmware MACH4, A+, XD4, XC, Hermes+, Hermes C, PX
      cab CHANGELOG - 11 KB 3.32 - 3.47 05/11/2018
      cabFirmwareUpdater
      Windows 32 & 64 bit
      ZIP - 12.94 MB 3.8.0.0 18/01/2019
      Thai Font
      min. Firmware Version 3.11
      ZIP - 811 KB 17/07/2015
  • Drivers

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      cab Windows Driver
      32/64 Bit (Vista - Windows 7 - Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 - Windows 10 - Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016) CERTIFIED
      ZIP - 8.64 MB 5.3.00 06/12/2018
      cab Linux x86 - 32 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel 32bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1.80 MB 1.30 06/12/2018
      cab Linux x86 - 64 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel/AMD 64bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1.80 MB 1.30 06/12/2018
      cab MAC OS X Driver
      Apple® Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.13
      ZIP - 3.81 MB 1.30 06/12/2018
  • Software

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      cablabel S3 Lite (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 58.13 MB 1.2.0.2 06/12/2018
      cablabel S3 Pro
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 58.21 MB 1.2.0.2 06/12/2018
      cablabel S3 Print
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 48.93 MB 1.2.0.2 29/11/2018
      Database Connector
      Windows 32 & 64 bit
      ZIP - 10.93 MB 4.3.0.1 04/07/2017 English/Deutsch/Français
      cab Database Connector - old -
      Replaced by „Database Connector“ and „LogService”
      ZIP - 1.69 MB 4.2 17/08/2017 English
      cab Download Converter (download.exe)
      Converts image, font and database files into the JScript download data format.
      Install MS Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable if not available on your system.
      ZIP - 9 KB 2.2 27/07/2017 English
      LogService
      for Database Connector
      ZIP - 4.15 MB 1.7.1.0 11/01/2016 English/Deutsch/Français
      cablabel S3 Demo (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 51.42 MB 1.2.0.2 29/11/2018
      Network Manager
      JRE 6 - 8 required
      ZIP - 2.35 MB 3.3.0 07/11/2018

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