Updated February 22, 2019

The 8 Best Thermal Printers

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8. Seiko Instruments SLP-620

7. Fangtek MD090694-2

6. Epson TM-T88V

5. Brother QL-820NWB

4. Epson Readyprint T20

3. Rollo X1038

2. Dymo Labelwriter 450

1. Zebra ZD410

Editor's Notes

February 21, 2019:

Speed and versatility are the most important factors in the world of thermal printers. For that reason, the ZEBRA ZD410, which can print a multitude of formats at a rapid rate, claimed our top spot. While it's not the top dog in the resolution category, most of the products on our list are in the same ballpark as far as dots per inch output. However, some printers, like the Brother QL-820NWB, are able to print color and not just in shades of monochrome.


Last updated on February 22, 2019 by multiple members of the ezvid wiki editorial staff

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