Woosim Porti ST30, KT40 & PC40 Vehicle Printers

The ST30, KT40 and PC40 are free standing, compact, easy load thermal printers. They have a fixed, single cable connection to carry both data and power the unit.
The small size and simplicity of the single cable connection make this printer popular for in-vehicle uses such Taxi Receipting, Radio Messaging and Delivery Logistics.
The PC40 incorporates a two track magnetic card swipe reader.

Porti KT40

Porti KT40 printer

Features & Benefits

  • 58mm vehicle powered thermal receipt printer
  • 42 characters per line - ideal for taxi printer receipts
  • e-marked - certified for taxi printer applications
  • RS-232 and RS-485 serial interface options - compatible with most taxi meters
  • CLAMSHELL design - for fast, easy paper loading
  • Choice of 30 or 40mm diameter roll capacities
  • Powered from 12V DC - can be powered direct from the vehicle
  • Available in black or white housing - to suit other installed devices
  • Fixed, combined power/data cable - for added reliability and easy maintenance
  • 2 track MCR - used by many taxi firms to identify the driver


Although ideal as a taxi receipt printer, this range can obviously also be used in many other automotive applications such as van sales or automotive test equipment. They are equally at home in many other situation were a printed output is required from 12V DC powered equipment.

  • Taxi Meter Receipt Printing
  • Van sales
  • Automotive Test Equipment
  • Kitchen printer
  • Electronic scales
  • Measuring equipment
  • Motorsport timing
  • Law enforcement

Porti ST30/KT40/PC40 Specifications

Printing System Direct Thermal, Clamshell Easy load
Case Colour(s) Black or White Black
Cutting System Tear bar
Media Thermal paper roll, Thermal label roll
Paper width 57/58mm
Roll Diameter 30mm 40mm
Roll Length 11m (Note *1) 17m (Note *2)
Characters per line 42
Character size 9x24, 12x24 dots
Resolution 203 dpi, 8 dots/mm
Print width 2 inch (48mm), 384 dots
Printing speed 50mm/second
Magnetic Stripe Reader n/a JIS-ISO-I/II or JIS-ISO-II/III
Smart Card Reader n/a
Dimensions (WxDxH) 75 x 95 x 35mm 75 x 103 x 45mm 80 x 105 x 46mm
Weight (incl paper) 169g 237g 241g
Interfaces RS-232C or RS485
Data Buffer 10K bytes
Flow Control Software - XON/XOFF (Hardware flow control not supported)
Barcodes supported 1D: Code128, Code39, I2/5, Code93 UPC, EAN, KAN, JAN, CODABAR
2D: PDF417, QR Code, DATA Matrix
Sensors Head open, Paper out
Power 12~24V DC, Standby 60mA, Max 3A
MCBF: head 50 km
MCBF: mechanism 37,000,000 lines
Operating temp. -10 to 50°C
Humidity 30 to 80%


  1. Paper roll length is approximate, based upon readily available UK sourced coreless rolls.
  2. Paper roll length is approximate, based upon readily available UK sourced paper with 12.7mm core.