Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Slide Printer


Minimizing slide labeling errors in your laboratory has now become easier. The Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Slide Printer provides fast on-demand high resolution alpha numeric and 1D/2D barcode printing with a footprint small enough to fit next to the microtome.

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The Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Slide Printer is a high resolution thermal transfer printer designed for on-demand printing of colored identifiers directly on to microscope slides for use in pathology and cytology laboratories. The uniquely formulated thermal ink provides easy to read printing that is chemically resistant and smudge proof when dry. The high resolution (300 dpi) makes it possible to print alpha numeric characters, as well as 2D barcodes and graphics.


On-demand printing  Streamlines workflow and reduces errors associated with batch printing
High resolution 300 dpi printing For high resolution 1D and 2D barcodes for improved specimen legibility and tracking
Up to 8 solid color printing Eliminates multi-color slide inventory
Thermal transfer printing Provides chemical resistant, smudge proof labeling
Small footprint Allows placement of printer next to a microtome or to a cytology slide processor
Optimized for
Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® White Frosted Slides-Charged
Ensures high quality jam free printing at up to 9 slides per minute


Slide Printer Speed Up to 9 slides/minute (black)
Up to 5 slides/minute (solid colors)
Up to 4 slides/minute (blended colors)
Resolution 300 dpi
Printing Technology Thermal transfer
Dimensions 7.08 x 12.28 x 8.6 inches (17.98 x 31.95 x 21.84 cm)
Weight 16.8 lbs (7.62 kg)
Slide Capacity 100 slides - Blue Slide Holder
Output Tray Capacity 15 slides
Ink Type Resin thermal transfer
Ribbon Types CMYK: 1,000 prints; Black: 5,000 prints
Printer Drivers Microsoft® Windows® 8/7/ Windows Vista®/XP  
Data Interface USB 2.0
Power Requirements 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts

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