Martel MPP6500 Panel Printer

The MPP6500 Series have all the features of the latest range of Martel panel printers, but housed in an industry standard form factor making it ideal for upgrading legacy equipment.

Designed for maximum versatility, the MPP6500 Series are capable of many different modes of operation. Numerous international character sets and barcodes are selectable and the printers have RS232 serial as standard, with USB, RS485, TTL and parallel interfaces as factory options. With flash upgrade capability as standard, it provides a flexible method of remotely updating the printer firmware for new customer requirements.

Power supply options include a single 5-8Vdc (standard) or 10-35Vdc supply giving fast, high resolution printing whilst a low current version is also available. Paper changing is simplified by the use of a hinged front to the robust moulded enclosure incorporating a detachable roller facilitating the “Easy Open” functionality.

In common with other devices from this manufacturer, these printers can be customised or branded to exactly match your requirements. Please contact us to discuss your specification.


MPP6500 Panel Printer

Features & Benefits

  • 58mm thermal panel printer
  • High Print Speed (10 lines/sec average text printing) - for receipting or ticketing applications
  • Up to 32mm diameter paper - allows highly compact design
  • RS232, RS485, TTL or USB serial & parallel interface options - compatible with most systems
  • Data logging to optional storage card - keeps an electronic copy of what's printed
  • Direct 5-8V DC or optional 10-35VDC and low current versions - for extra flexibility
  • 'Easy Open' function - for fast, easy paper loading
  • Compatible with linerless label roll - for rapid order picking, samples, or product labelling

MPP6500 Printer Specifications

Printing System Direct Thermal, Clamshell Easy load
Bezel Colour(s) Black or Off-White (plus custom colours available)
Cutting System Tear bar
Media Thermal paper roll, Thermal label roll
Paper width 57/58mm
Roll Diameter 32mm
Roll Length 11m (Note *1)
Characters per line 12, 16, 24(default), 32 & 48
Resolution 203 dpi, 8 dots/mm
Print width 2 inch (48mm), 384 dots
Printing speed
10 2 10
Dimensions (WxDxH) 83 x 30 x 85.1mm 83 x 48 x 85.1mm
Panel Cutout (WxH) 73.6 x 73.6mm
Depth behind panel 29.8mm (Note *2)
Weight (incl. paper) 320g
Interfaces RS-232C (std), USB, RS485, TTL, parallel (options)
Flow Control Hardware or Software (XON/XOFF)
Sensors Head/door open
Power 5 to 8.5V DC, 4A max 5 to 8.5V DC, 2A max 10 to 35V DC, 1A max(at 35V)
Operating temp. 0 ~ 50°C
Humidity 20 ~ 85%


  1. Paper roll length is approximate, based upon readily available UK sourced coreless rolls.
  2. Depth behind panel does not account for electrical connectors. Please order a printer for physical evaluation before committing to your final panel design.