Brother PT-9700PC



Print out laminated labels on demand with the Brother PT-9700PC Commercial PC Connectable Labeling System available at PtouchDirect. When you have a project that calls for a more permanent label, the PT-9700PC will produce one that stands up to potential damage from moisture, abrasions or other risks. Packaged with an automatic cutter built right in, the PT-9700PC prints high-quality 360 dpi text, graphics and bar codes. The label maker comes with 2 MB of memory and the capability of printing up to 5,000 copies. Order from PtouchDirect on business days before 3:30 p.m. EST and get the PT-9700PC with same-day shipping.

With an attractive industrial design and small footprint, the fast 3.1 ips¹ print speed makes this desktop thermal barcode label printer suitable for use in line for manufacturing applications. A built-in automatic cutter reliably trims the continuous label to your desirable length, one at a time or configure it to half-cut multiple labels into a strip for easy label removal. 

Unlike other thermal transfer label printers, changing consumables is simple and virtually trouble-free because the PT-9700PC TZ tapes, true drop-in p-touch cartridges that contain all the consumables: ink ribbon, adhesive back media and lamination preloaded and ready to go – no ink, no toner & no adjustments are necessary!

Although designed to be a GDI printer, fully compatible with Windows® 7² and other Windows® OS computers, the PT-9700PC can also be used with other operating systems and standalone devices³ like a barcode scanner, keyboard, medical or test equipment. Built around a mechanism with a long history of reliability, the PT-9700PC comes with a 2-year limited warranty and toll free customer support, and everything you need to start printing labels, including HG tape, AC adapter, USB cable and a CD that also includes PT-Editor 5, powerful but easy to use design software application.

With this combination of high performance, versatility and reliability, why not experience this for yourself and see why the PT-9700PC is the best value desktop bar code and label printer for professional quality and harsh environment applications.

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  • Complete barcode software and laminated label printing solution
  • Prints high quality, extremely durable laminated thermal transfer labels
  • Compatible with Windows® 7²/XP/2000 Professional, Windows Vista® Mac OS® 10.3.9 - 10.7.x
  • Drop in tape cartridge design helps make media replacement simple and trouble free
  • Includes PT-Editor 5 professional barcode and label design/print sofware application
  • Prints high quality 360 dpi text, graphics and barcodes
  • Fast, host based printing – up to 3.1 ips¹
  • Reliable built-in automatic cutter
  • USB 2.0 and RS-232C serial interface connectivity
  • Attractive, small footprint printer design


Tape Sizes:1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1.5"
Maximum Print Resolution:360 x 720 dpi (14 x 28 dots/mm)
AC Adapter:AD-9100ES (Included)
LABEL TYPES:TZe: up to 1-1/2"
Cutter:Automatic (Built-In) Cutter: Full-Cut mode and Crack and Peel mode
Tape Material:Laminated
Interface:USB (1.1 or 2.0), Serial (RS-232C)
Tape Length‡:8m (26.25')
Print Speed:HGe/HG Tape: Up to 3.15 ips (80 mm/sec) TZe Tape: Up to 0.78 ips (20 mm/sec)
Included Items:One 1" (24mm) x 26.2' (8m) Black on White laminated "HG" tape, USB interface cable, P-touch Editor software and printer drivers, AC adapter, user guide
Microsoft Word/Outlook/Excel Add-ins:Office 2000/2003/2007
Max. Print Height:1.07" (27.1 mm)
Label Length Setting:0.17" - 39.37" (4.32mm - 999.99mm)
Auto Incrementation:Alpha Numeric
Horizontal Alignment:Left, Center, Right Justification
Vertical Printing:Yes
Mirror Printing:Yes
Rotate Printing:Yes
Text Insert:Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern:Yes
Multi-copy Print:Up to 5,000 Copies
Memory:2 MB
Memory for Transferred Data (Number):Up to 99 Template Files
Date/Time Stamp:Yes
Snapper function:Yes
Download data to unit:Yes
Built-in Designs/Templates:Downloadable
Auto Formats:Yes
Database Printing:Yes
Database File Compatibility:*.csv, *.txt, *.mdb, *.xls and Microsoft SQL Server
Internal Fonts:Helsinki, Letter Gothic Template (Bitmap & Outline): Helsinki, Brussels, Letter Gothic
Internal Font Sizes:21, 28, 44, 56, 88, 120 dots Template (Bitmap): 21, 28 dots Template (Outline): 35 - 380 dots (20 sizes)
Internal Font Styles:Bold, Italic, Underline Template: Bold, Italic, Vertical, Outline, Shadow, Outline/Shadow
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode):Linear: Code39, ITF (I-2/5), EAN8, EAN13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Codabar (NW-7), Code128, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), GS1 DataBar (RSS)
Barcodes (connected to computer):Linear: Code39, ITF (I-2/5), UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, Codabar (NW-7), Code128, UCC/EAN128, Postnet, Laser Bar Code, ISBN-2, ISBN-5, GS1 DataBar (RSS)
(PC) Connectivity:USB (1.1 or 2.0), Serial (RS-232C)
(Mac) Connectivity:USB (1.1 or 2.0)
Operating System:Windows® 7²/XP/2000 Professional, Windows Vista® Mac OS® 10.3.9 - 10.7.x
TYPE:PC / MAC Connectable
(PC) Available hard disk space:50 MB
(Mac) Available hard disk space:50 MB
(PC) Minimum RAM memory:512 MB
(Mac) Minimum RAM memory:128 MB
Housing Dimensions:4.6" (116mm) x 7.6" (193mm) x 5.5" (140mm)
Housing Weight:3.5 lbs (1.57 kg)
Housing Color:White/Gray
UPC Code:012502623458