TSC ME340

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TSC ME340

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TSC ME340

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TSC provides the following data sheet for the ME340.

TSC ME340 Data Sheet

Buyers Guide

GENERAL INFORMATION

The TSC ME340 is a mid-range heavy duty industrial label printer with a metal case. It measures 259mm (10.2") x 286mm (11.26") x 434mm (17.09") (HxWxD) and weighs 11kg (24.25lbs).

The printer runs under TSC-EZ which is compatible with both Zebra ZPL and EPL.

The printer has an easy to use user interface based on a LCD screen and six buttons.

The ME340 comes with 8MB of SDRAM and 4MB Flash memory. The Flash can be expanded by inserting an SD Card with up to 4GB memory in the slot on the rear of the printer.

The ME340 prints at speeds of up to 4ips on thermal transfer label media using printer ribbons up to 450M long. It also prints on direct thermal labels without a ribbon.

The label media is on industry standard 25mm (1") or 76mm (3") cores.

The standard model has USB and RS232 connectivity. The enhanced models add Ethernet and a USB Host port for stand-alone applications. Bluetooth and a Parallel port are available as options.

The standard media handling is tear-off but a label peel mechanism or a cutter are available as options.

COMMUNICATIONS

The standard ME340 model has USB 2.0, Serial and a Real time Clock.

The enhanced models also have Ethernet.

One model also has a USB host port for connecting a USB barcode reader or a USB keyboard as an input device for stand-alone printing applications.

If required Bluetooth connectivity and a Parallel port can be added.

MEDIA HANDLING

As standard model the ME340 offers "tear-off" mode where the printed stationery is removed by pulling it against a tear bar.

Label peel-off without liner rewind is available as an option.

Alternatively a label cutter is available.

OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES

Some options and accessories can installed by the user. Others can be installed pre-delivery or subsequently field installed by qualified personnel.

Options and accessories which can be installed by the user include the:

- Bluetooth module

- KP-200 Plus stand-alone keyboard unit

- KU-007 Plus programmable keyboard unit

Pre-delivery and field installable options and accessories include the:

- peel-off module

- guillotine cutter module

LABEL MEDIA

The ME340 can handle rolls of label stationery up to 203.2mm (8") outer diameter on 25.4mm (1") or 76.2mm (3") cores.

Alternatively fan-folded label media can be fed into the printer via a slot in the rear.

The media width can be from 25.4mm (1") to 118mm (4.6"). The maximum printable width is 104mm (4.09").

The minimum label length in tear off is 5mm (0.2") and the maximum print length is 1016mm (40").

When using the peeler or cutter options this minimum label length increases to 25.4mm (1").

The label media types can be continuous, die-cut, notched or black marked.

The ME340 has an adjustable label gap sensor and an adjustable black line sensor.

THERMAL TRANSFER RIBBONS

The ME340 is a thermal transfer printer which can printer on thermal transfer label media with the aid of a thermal transfer ribbon.

These ribbons are outside wound on cores with an outer diameter of 25.4mm (1").

The maximum roll diameter is 81.3mm (3.2") which equates to a ribbon length of 450M (1476') for standard ribbons.

The ribbon width can be from 40mm (1.57") to 110mm (4.33").

WHAT COMES IN THE BOX

The following items come in the printer box:

- ME340 printer.

- Printer manuals on CD.

- Label Software.

- Windows Drivers.

- USB Cable.

- Mains Cord.

ADD-ONS

The following upgrades and accessories are available for the ME340 printer.

BLUETOOTH MODULE

This module plugs into the Serial Port and is installable by the user.

£82.17

Buy the TSC 99-125A041-00LF.

£98.60

inc VAT

TSC 99-125A041-00LF.

External Bluetooth Module.

This Unit Plugs into the Serial Port.

This Accessory is Installable by the User.

Delivery 2-3 days.

Price does not include delivery charge.

 

KEYBOARDS

Keyboards provide data input to the printer.

The following keyboards are available.

£POA

TSC 99-117A001-00LF.

KP-200 plus Stand-Alone Keyboard Unit.

This Accessory is Installable by the User.

For delivery details please ASK.

 

£POA

TSC 99-0230001-00LF.

KU-007 plus Programmable Keyboard Unit.

This Accessory is Installable by the User.

For delivery details please ASK.

 

LABELS

TSC ME340 printers work with thermal transfer (TT) and direct thermal (DT) label stationery.

TT labels need a ribbon. DT labels do not.

For details of the label media that can be used with the ME340 printer please see the Buyers Guide.

We do not currently offer TSC branded labels.

The following tables show a selection of Decision self adhesive paper labels which are suitable for the ME340.

Please note that these labels are available for shipment to Mainland UK only.

For information on the label materials available from Decision and for details of more labels please see our Guide to Decision Labels.

If you need help selecting a label, require a large quantity of labels or if the size and type that you require is not listed please ASK FOR HELP.

WHITE DT PAPER LABELS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT3825-8P Labels. DT3825-8P 38mm x 25mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 5500 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £92.64 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT3838-8P Labels. DT3838-8P 38mm x 38mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 3800 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £78.72 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT5025-8P-PERF Labels. DT5025-8P-PERF 50mm x 25mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 5000 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £78.72 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT5732-8P Labels. DT5732-8P 57mm x 32mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 4500 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £72.96 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT7032-8P Labels. DT7032-8P 70mm x 32mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 4500 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £121.56 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT7651-8P-PERF Labels. DT7651-8P-PERF 76mm x 51mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 2750 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £98.40 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT7676-8P Labels. DT7676-8P 76mm x 76mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 2000 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £84.56 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT83140-8P Labels. DT83140-8P 83mm x 140mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 1100 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £49.80 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT10252-8P Labels. DT10252-8P 102mm x 52mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 2750 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £59.04 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT10276-8P-PERF Labels. DT10276-8P-PERF 102mm x 76mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 2000 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £59.04 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT102102-8P-PERF Labels. DT102102-8P-PERF 102mm x 102mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 1500 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £59.04 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT102152-8P-PERF Labels. DT102152-8P-PERF 102mm x 152mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 1000 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £49.80 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision DT102200-8P Labels. DT102200-8P 102mm x 200mm Standard DT Direct Thermal Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Uncoated Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 750 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £53.24 BUY

WHITE TT PAPER LABELS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT3825-8P Labels. TT3825-8P 38mm x 25mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 5500 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £72.96 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT3838-8P Labels. TT3838-8P 38mm x 38mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 3800 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £64.80 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT5025-8P-PERF Labels. TT5025-8P-PERF 50mm x 25mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 5000 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £55.60 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT5732-8P Labels. TT5732-8P 57mm x 32mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 4500 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £66.00 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT7032-8P Labels. TT7032-8P 70mm x 32mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 4500 per Roll, 12 Rolls per Box ASK £111.12 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT7651-8P-PERF Labels. TT7651-8P-PERF 76mm x 51mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 2750 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £66.00 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT7676-8P Labels. TT7676-8P 76mm x 76mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 2000 per Roll, 8 Rolls per Box ASK £78.72 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT83140-8P Labels. TT83140-8P 83mm x 140mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 1100 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £46.32 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT10252-8P Labels. TT10252-8P 102mm x 52mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 2750 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £46.32 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT10276-8P-PERF Labels. TT10276-8P-PERF 102mm x 76mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 2000 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £46.32 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT102102-8P-PERF Labels. TT102102-8P-PERF 102mm x 102mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 1500 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £47.48 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision SG102152-8PP Labels. SG102152-8PP 102mm x 152mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 1000 per Roll, 100 Rolls per Box ASK £9.00 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT102152-8P-PERF Labels. TT102152-8P-PERF 102mm x 152mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, Perforated, 1000 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £47.48 BUY
Diagram showing the layout of Decision TT102200-8P Labels. TT102200-8P 102mm x 200mm Standard TT Thermal Transfer Die Cut Label with Gaps, White Semi-Gloss Paper, Permanent Adhesive, Outside Wound on 76mm Cores, Maximum Outside Diameter 203mm, 750 per Roll, 4 Rolls per Box ASK £45.16 BUY

RIBBONS

For details of the thermal transfer ribbons that can be used with the ME340 printer please see the technical information.

The following tables show a selection of ribbons which are suitable for the ME340.

For information on the ribbon formulations available from TSC and for details of more ribbons please see our Guide to TSC Ribbons.

If you need help selecting a ribbon, require a large quantity of ribbons or if the size and type that you require is not listed please ASK FOR HELP.

BLACK WAX RIBBONS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
60mm x 450M P159061-001 60mm x 450m 8050-SWX Standard Black Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £31.68 BUY
83mm x 450M P159067-001 83mm x 450m 8050-SWX Standard Black Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £43.80 BUY
90mm x 450M P159073-001 90mm x 450m 8050-SWX Standard Black Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £47.52 BUY
110mm x 450M P159079-001 110mm x 450m 8050-SWX Standard Black Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £29.04 BUY

BLACK RESIN ENHANCED WAX RIBBONS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
60mm x 450M P159062-001 60mm x 450m 8300-PWX Premium Black Resin Enhanced Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £69.72 BUY
83mm x 450M P159068-001 83mm x 450m 8300-PWX Premium Black Resin Enhanced Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £96.48 BUY
90mm x 450M P159074-001 90mm x 450m 8300-PWX Premium Black Resin Enhanced Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £104.52 BUY
110mm x 450M P159080-001 110mm x 450m 8300-PWX Premium Black Resin Enhanced Wax Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £63.90 BUY

BLACK WAX/RESIN RIBBONS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
60mm x 300M P159033-001 60mm x 300m 8550-SWR Standard Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £62.04 BUY
60mm x 450M P159063-001 60mm x 450m 8550-SWR Standard Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £92.88 BUY
60mm x 450M P159064-001 60mm x 450m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £124.68 BUY
83mm x 300M P159040-001 83mm x 300m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £114.96 BUY
83mm x 450M P159070-001 83mm x 450m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £172.44 BUY
83mm x 450M P159069-001 83mm x 450m 8550-SWR Standard Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £128.64 BUY
90mm x 300M P159046-001 90mm x 300m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £124.68 BUY
90mm x 450M P159075-001 90mm x 450m 8550-SWR Standard Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £139.56 BUY
90mm x 450M P159076-001 90mm x 450m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £186.96 BUY
110mm x 300M P159052-001 110mm x 300m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £152.40 BUY
110mm x 450M P159081-001 110mm x 450m 8550-SWR Standard Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £85.20 BUY
110mm x 450M P159082-001 110mm x 450m 8580-PWR Premium Black Wax/Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box ASK £114.24 BUY

BLACK RESIN RIBBONS

All prices are per box and do not include VAT or delivery.

For further details and availability please use the part number link.

For further details please use the part number link.

SIZE PART NO DESCRIPTION DELIVERY PRICE  
60mm x 300M P159035-001 60mm x 300m 8600-SRE Standard Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £114.12 BUY
60mm x 450M P159066-001 60mm x 450m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £221.88 BUY
60mm x 450M P159065-001 60mm x 450m 8600-SRE Standard Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £171.12 BUY
83mm x 300M P159042-001 83mm x 300m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £204.60 BUY
83mm x 450M P159071-001 83mm x 450m 8600-SRE Standard Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £236.76 BUY
83mm x 450M P159072-001 83mm x 450m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £306.84 BUY
90mm x 300M P159048-001 90mm x 300m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £221.88 BUY
90mm x 450M P159077-001 90mm x 450m 8600-SRE Standard Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £256.68 BUY
90mm x 450M P159078-001 90mm x 450m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £332.76 BUY
110mm x 300M P159054-001 110mm x 300m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 12 Ribbons per Box ASK £271.20 BUY
110mm x 450M P159083-001 110mm x 450m 8600-SRE Standard Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box 2-3 days £156.90 BUY
110mm x 450M P159084-001 110mm x 450m 8770-PRE Premium Black Resin Outside Wound on 25.4mm Diameter Cores, 6 Ribbons per Box ASK £203.34 BUY

PRINTHEADS

£146.12

Buy the TSC 98-0420005-01LF.

£175.34

inc VAT

TSC 98-0420005-01LF.

300dpi Printhead.

For delivery details please ASK.

Price does not include delivery charge.

 

DELIVERY

Our standard charge for 2-3 day delivery to most locations in mainland UK is £10.

This charge is subject to a weight limit of 20Kg.

For consignments which are heavier than 20Kg we reserve the right to add a surcharge.

If your order includes products from more than one manufacturer we may need to ship items from more than one warehouse and in such circumstances there may be a carriage surcharge.

We will agree any carriage surcharge with you before accepting your order.

If you need delivery outside mainland UK please contact us at sales@decisiontechnology.co.uk to confirm the delivery charge before placing your order.

HELP

If you need help please call us on +44 (0)20 8979 5533 or email us at sales@decisiontechnology.co.uk.

We try to respond to emails within a few hours.

Updated 2022-01-21 at 11:28:49.

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