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Label printers MACH 4S
Developed for a wide application range

MACH 4S offers all the features of a high class industrial printer with a wide application range.

Labels and ribbons can be inserted from the front. The print mechanism and housing are made of premium materials and are perfectly harmonized in their form and function.

MACH 4S has a big color display with touch function. Intuitive and easy operation with self-explanatory symbols for configuration of the printer settings.

The centered label path eliminates the need for adjustments and avoids wrinkling of the ribbon.

The high-tech electronic board incorporates all the requisite interfaces as standard and works with all kinds of adapters.

Type overview label printer MACH 4S


Label printer MACH 4S basic version Bvergrößern

Basic version B

For printing on all materials that are wound on rolls or reels resp. fanfold.

Label printer MACH 4S dispensing version Pvergrößern

Dispensing version P

In addition to the basic model the labels can be dispensed.

Label printer MACH 4S Basic version with cutter Cvergrößern

Basic version with cutter C

Labels or continuous material can be cut at a height of just 12 mm.

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Operation panel

Intuitive and easy operation with self-explanatory symbols for configuration of the printer settings.


1  Power on

2  Headline
These functions are displayed: receive print data, record data stream, ribbon warning, USB memory  stick, SD memory card, USB, LAN, WLAN,  Bluetooth, time

3  Status reports
Ready, pause, number of printed label per print job, label in dispensing position


4  MACH4 S Peripherie For options with the following functions:
Cutter: direct cutting
Tear-off or peel-off mode: printing of the next label

MACH 4S functions

5  Operation

Sprung  Jump to menu

Wiederholung  Repetition of the last label

Unterbrechung  Interruption and continuation of the print job

Abbruch  Stop and deletion of all print jobs

Vorschub  Label feed

Print head settings

Menu selectionvergrößern

Menu selection

Printing parametersvergrößern

Printing parameters

Print position Yvergrößern

Print position Y
slide control for fast adjustment
± keys for fine adjustment

Print heads

Print heads

 All print heads are interchangeable. They are automatically detected and calibrated by the CPU.

Major data like running performance, maximum operating temperature and heating energy are stored directly in the print head. The data can be read out at the plant.

Print heads for MACH 4S - 300, 600 dpi
With a particularly sharp-edge print image; They are suitable for type plates with small fonts and graphics. They are, amongst others, required for resin ribbons with high energy needs.

Print heads for MACH 4.3S - 203, 300 dpi
They are recommended especially for direct thermal printing and application in rough surroundings.

Print rollers

Print rollers

Print rollers DR

Synthetic rubber coating. They are suitable for high accuracy of impression and are provided as standard.


on the back of the device


1  Plug-in for SD memory card

2  2 x USB Host für Tastatur, Barcodescanner, USB-Speicherstick, USB-WLAN-Stick, USB-Bluetooth-Adapter

3 USB 2.0 Hi-speed device for PC connection

4  Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T

5  RS232C interface 1.200 to 230.400 baud/8 bit

Typisch Typical     Möglich Possible     standard Standard     Optional

Label printer MACH 4.3S MACH 4.3S MACH 4S MACH 4S
Material guide Centered
Printing method: Thermal transfer Typisch Typisch Typisch Typisch
Printing method: Direct thermal Typisch Typisch Möglich -
Printable resolution dpi 203 300 300 600
Print speed up to mm/s 250 250 300 150
Print width mm 104 108,4 105,7 105,7
Printable area Centered on material
On roll or fanfold: Paper, cardboard, textile, plastics PET, PE, PP, PI, PVC, PU, Acrylat, Tyvec Typisch
Reel: textile tapes Typisch
Labels1) Thickness mm 6 – 116
Labels    Height basic version mm 5–2,000
Labels Height1) dispensing version mm 20–200
Labels Height1) basic version with cutter from mm 12
Labels Thickness mm 0.03–0.60
Liner material Width mm 9–120
Liner material Thickness mm 0.03–0.13
Continuous material Width mm 9–120
Continuous material Thickness mm 0.05–0.50
Continuous material Weight (cardboard) up tp g/m2 300
Roll, reel: Outer diameter up to mm 205
Roll Core diameter mm 38.1–100
Winding Outside or inside
Ink side Outside or inside
Roll diameter up to mm 72
Core diameter mm 25.4
Variable length up to m 360
Width2) mm 25–114
Printer sizes and weight
Height  x Width x Depth mm 317 x 240 x 435
Weight kg 6
Label sensor with position indication
Gap sensor position For label edge or punching marks and end of material centered or shifted 10 mm to the left
Reflective sensor from below position For label edge, punching marks in not transparent materials and end of material adjustable 56 mm to the left or10 mm to the right
Processor 32 bit clock rate 800
Main storage (RAM) 256
Data storage (IFFS) 50
Plug-in for SD memory card (SDHC, SDXC) up to GB 512
Battery for time and date, real-time clock standard
Data storage when power turned off (e. g. serial numbers) standard
RS232C 1.200 to 230.400 baud/8 bit standard
USB 2.0 Hi-speed Device for PC connection standard
Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T LPD, IPv4, IPv 6, RawIP printing, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, TIME, NTP, Zeroconf, SOAP web service
2 x USB Host on the backside for keyboard,, barcode scanner, USB memory stick, USB Bluetooth adapter, USB WLAN stick
WLAN 802.11b, g, n, access point or station mode GHz Option
Peripheral connection dispensing version and cutter standard
Operating data
Power supply 100–240 VAC ~ 50/60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption Standby <10 W / typical 150 W / maximum 300 W
Temperature/humidity: Operation 0–40 °C / 10–85 % not condensing
Temperature/humidity: Storage 0–60 °C / 20–85 % not condensing
Temperature/humidity: Transport –25–60 °C / 20–85 % not condensing
Approvals CE, FCC class A, CB, CCC, cUL
Operation panel
Operation panel Touchscreen LCD color display
Screen diagonal 4,3“
Pixel W x H 480 x 272
  1. Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. These applications need to be tested and approved.
  2. Ribbon at least according to width of label material in order to avoid folding.


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Services and trainings

Well-trained cab service engineers worldwide support in the maintenance and repair of the devices.

Learn more

Here you can download firmware, drivers and software. Documentation on label software, printers programming and administration as well as integration of cab printers into SAP systems:
Label software

Software & Drivers

  • Firmware

  • Drivers

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      cab Linux x86 - 32 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel 32bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1.49 MB 1.29 04/07/2017
      cab Linux x86 - 64 Bit Driver
      CUPS Linux Intel/AMD 64bit Driver (min. CUPS 1.2)
      GZ - 1.49 MB 1.29 04/07/2017
      cab MAC OS X Driver
      Apple® Mac OS X 10.6 up to 10.11
      ZIP - 4.94 MB 1.29 04/07/2017
      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 - 7.96 MB 5.2.00 11/07/2017
  • Software

    • Title Format Version Last change Language
      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
      cablabel S3 Demo (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 51.42 MB 04/07/2017
      cablabel S3 Lite (Free)
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 54.53 MB 04/07/2017
      cablabel S3 Print
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 46.23 MB 04/07/2017
      cablabel S3 Pro
      Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
      ZIP - 54.62 MB 04/07/2017
      Database Connector
      Windows 32 & 64 bit
      ZIP - 10.93 MB 04/07/2017 English/Deutsch/Français
      for Database Connector
      ZIP - 4.15 MB 11/01/2016 English/Deutsch/Français

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