cab Technology, Inc. would like to kick off 2019 by introducing new thermal transfer printers the EOS2 & EOS5. The new units are now officially available and will be replacing their EOS1 & EOS4 predecessors. The EOS1 & EOS4 units will no longer be available, but spare parts can ordered through Eagle Wright.
The new EOS model printers have the same small footprint as their predecessors, cab has updated these models with a more powerful CPU, faster processing speeds and internal memory. The overall maximum print speeds for both units has gone up to 150mm(5.91″)/sec which is 20% faster than the EOS1 & EOS4. The touch control panel has been updated to be a full color LCD touch display similar to the SQUIX model printers and ZPL emulation is still offered.
The interfaces have been updated with the new CPU board as well. These units offer the following interfaces; Serial RS232C, Ethernet, SD Memory Card slot, USB 2.0, two USB hosts on the back and one USB host on the side of each printer. WLAN sticks are also available for wireless web access on the printer units. The new EOS printers are *OPC UA-ready and are able to cooperate with superior control systems for product and package marking within industrial plants.
cab is offering the same accessories for the new EOS printers and have added another as well. Along with the cutter unit, external unwinder, and fanfold brake; cab is introducing a new perforation cutter for materials like shrink tubing. There is also a new label sensor which has the possibilities to reflect from below or top. Mobile EOS units with battery packs will also be available for the EOS2 and EOS5 printers.
The first shipment of the new EOS2 and EOS5 model printers are expected on January 23rd, 2019. You can download EOS Comparison of Printers which compares the new EOS2 printer to the EOS1 and SQUIX4 model printers. Please take a moment to review what’s new on the EOS2 and EOS5 model printers and let Eagle Wright know if you have any questions.
*OPC stands for OLE for Process Control which clearly shows that it comes out of the Microsoft community, based on the OLE and DCOM technology. OPC is a Client/Server based communication which means that you have one or more servers that waits for several Clients to make requests.