Printing technology Direct Thermal
Print resolution 203 dpi
Print speed (Depends on the media used.) Maximum 5 ips (127 mm/sec)
(Under Brother standard environment)
Maximum print width 2.83" (72 mm)
Maximum print length 39.37" (1 m)
Minimum print length Label (without peeler): 0.24" (6 mm)
Label (with peeler): 1" (25.4 mm)
Receipt: 0.24" (6 mm)


Weight Printer with battery:
Approximately 1.50 lb./680 g
Dimensions Approximately
4.57" (W) x 3.23" (H) x 7.44" (D) /
116 mm (W) x 82 mm (H) x 189 mm (D)


USB USB Ver. 2.0 (Full Speed) (mini-B, Peripheral)
USB host Type A
Bluetooth Ver. 2.1 +EDR (Class 1)
Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Infrastructure Mode)
IEEE 802.11g/n (Wireless Direct)
IEEE 802.11b (Ad-hoc Mode) *1


Operating temperature Operate: 14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)
Charge: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Operating humidity 10% to 90% (No condensation, Maximum wet bulb temperature: 80.6°F/27°C)
Storage temperature -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C) Do not leave your printer inside a car where the temperature is over 140°F (60°C)
Storage humidity 10% to 90% (No condensation, Maximum wet bulb temperature: 113°F/ 45°C)

Power supply (optional)

Battery Rechargeable Li-ion battery: 7.2 V
Battery yield 5,300 labels (when connected by USB, and using a new, fully charged battery.)
Tested using Brother’s print test data (8.5% coverage 3 x 1.3 inches) at 73.4°F (23°C).
Charging time 3 hours (when charging at 73.4°F (23°C) with the printer turned off, and using a new battery)
Adapter AC adapter (15 V)
Car adapter Cigarette car adapter or Wired type (12 V (DC))

Media specification

Media type Receipt, die-cut label
Media width 1.0" to 3.15" (25.4 mm to 80 mm)
Gap between labels 0.12" (3 mm) or more
Thickness Receipt: 2.3 mil to 3.5 mil (0.058 mm to 0.090 mm)
Tag: 3.5 mil to 5.3 mil (0.090 mm to 0.135 mm)
Label: 3.2 mil to 6.7 mil (0.080 mm to 0.170 mm)
Diameter (max) 2.60" (66 mm)
Core diameter (min) Receipt: 0.5" (12.7 mm)
Label: 1" (25.4 mm)
Media sensor Transmissive/Gap, Reflective/Bar, Peeler
*1 For Apple devices
The following devices may not support Ad-hoc mode:
- (iOS 14 or later) iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 series, and iPhone SE 2nd generation
- (iPadOS 14 or later) iPad Pro 5th generation and iPad Air 4th generation
- iPad and iPad mini released after 2021

To connect your printer to these devices, we recommend using Wireless Direct.

For computers
Not all computers and operating systems, may support Ad-hoc mode.