Built with TSC durability, reliability and commitment to innovation, the 2-inch-format TDP-225 series direct thermal printer features a compact design and high performance engine that make it ideal for many healthcare, retail and asset tagging labeling applications.

The TDP-225 prints at 5 ips and is the first low-cost affordable compact 2-inch desktop printer to offer an optional LCD display for easy tracking of print job status. Other outstanding features include an inexpensive internal Ethernet adapter for easy integration into networks and an optional keyboard for printing labels in stand-alone or down-time situations. The TDP-324 is also available, featuring high resolution 300 dpi printing resolution and 4 ips print speed.

Printer Model TDP-225
Resolution 8 dots/mm (203 DPI)
Printing method Direct Thermal
Max. Print speed 127 mm (5”)/second
Max. print width 54 mm (2.13“)
Max. print length 2,286 mm (90“)
Enclosure Clamshell design with wall mount hole at the bottom cover
Physical dimension 109 mm (W) x 171 mm (H) x 209 mm (D)
Weight 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs)
Label roll capacity 127 mm (5“) OD
Memory • 4 MB Flash memory
• microSD card reader for Flash memory expansion, up to 4 GB
Interface • RS-232
• USB 2.0
• USB host, for scanner or PC keyboard (factory option)
• Internal Ethernet, 10/100 Mbps (dealer option)
• Bluetooth (user option
Power External universal switching power supply
• Input: AC 100-240V, 1A, 47-63Hz
• Output: DC 24V, 2.08A, 50W
Real time clock Standard
Operation switch, button, LED 1 power switch, 1 feed button & 1 LED (3 colors: green, amber & red)
Sensors • Transmissive gap sensor
• Black mark reflective sensor (position adjustable)
• Head open sensor
Internal font • 8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts
• Monotype Image® true type font engine with one CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed scalable font
Bar code • 1D bar code
Code 39, Code 93, Code 128UCC, Code 128 subsets A, B, C, Codabar, Interleave 2 of 5, EAN-8,
EAN-13, EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN and UPC 2 (5) digits add-on, MSI, PLESSEY, POSTNET,
China POST, GS1 DataBar, Code 11
• 2D bar code
PDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR code, Aztec
Font & barcode rotation 0, 90, 180, 270 degrees
Accessories • Windows labeling software CD disk
• Quick start guide
• USB cable
• Power cord
• External universal switching power supply
Factory option • 128 x 64 pixels graphic type LCD display with back light
• USB host, for scanner or PC keyboard
User option • Bluetooth module (serial interface)
• KP-200 Plus keyboard display unit
• KU-007 Plus programmable smart keyboard
• High quality double-walled clamshell design
• 127 mm (5”) OD media capacity
• Up to 127 mm (5”) per second print speed
• Available in 203 dpi and 300 dpi resolutions
• Easy media loading
• Head open sensor
• microSD Flash memory expansion up to 4 GB
• Serial and USB 2.0 connectivity
• Optional front LCD display, USB host, internal Ethernet, peel-off module, cutter module, Bluetooth module, and stand-alone keyboard
• ENERGY STAR® qualified
• Cerner certified