Custom PLUS4 Panel Printer

The PLUS4 is Custom's 4 inch panel printer for 112mm wide thermal rolls. Adjustable paper guides can be configured to also handle 80 or 82.5mm rolls. It is powered from 5VDC making it suitable for battery power. A plugin module is available to power the printer from 9 to 48VDC to aid integation into a wide range of panels. The built in triple interface communicates via USB, RS232C or serial TTL protocols and a parallel interface module is available as an option.

The PLUS4 print width of 104mm with 832 dot resolution is suitable for printing graphical output, such as ECG machines. It can be operated at an impressive temperature range of 0 to +60°C. making it ideal for portable medical equipment for use in demanding outdoor environments, ambulances, etc.


Custom PLUS4 Panel printer

Features & Benefits

  • Panel Mounted Thermal Printer
  • 104mm Print Width - ideal for mobile & handheld graphical test equipment
  • Clamshell paper loading - for easy front paper loading
  • 112/114mm paper width, 50mm diameter - popular, readily obtainable consumables
  • Adjustable paper guides - allows use of 80/82.5mm rolls if preferred
  • EASYLOCK fixing system - simply clicks into panels (no tools required)
  • or Screw fixing - screws onto a back plate or bracket if preferred
  • 4MB internal FLASH memory - to store logos and fonts
  • Any language font available - for global markets
  • RS232 & TTL or USB triple interface - compatible with modern systems & legacy equipment
  • Parallel interface - with optional interconnection module
  • Nominal 5V DC powered (5 to 8V) - ideal for battery powered portable equipment
  • 0 to +60°C operating range - for use in demanding environments

PLUS4 Specifications

Printing System Direct Thermal Clamshell load
Case Colour(s) Black
Cutting System Integral Tear bar
Media Thermal Rolls: Paper, Die cut/continuous Label, Linerless label
Paper width 80/82.5, 112/114mm
Roll Diameter 50mm
Roll Length 30m (Note *1)
Paper thickness 0.05 to 0.06mm
Characters per line 46, 59 & 83
Resolution 203 dpi, 8 dots/mm
Print width 76~104mm, 832 dots
Printing speed 70mm/sec
Dimensions (WxHxD) 149 x 97.8 x 71.7mm
149 x 97.8 x 89.1mm(with optional module)
Panel Cutout (WxH) 145 x 94.3mm
Panel Thickness 3mm max
Depth behind max panel
(Note *2)
74.3mm (with module)
Weight (without paper) 390g
510g (with module)
Interfaces Serial: USB, RS-232C & TTL
Parallel (with module)
Sensors head temperature, paper presence, cover open (optional)
Power Requirement Printer: 5 to 8VDC
Print head life 50km
Operating temperature 0~+60°C


  • CuPowerTool - Windows software to enable layout creation (Windows 7 & above). Also managing/printing API for created layouts (Windows, Android, iOS & Linux).
  • CePrnStatusMonitor - Remote Status Monitor
  • PrinterSet - Windows utility to update logos, edit characters, set operating parameters and update the printer firmware. It allows you to create a file including the different SW customizations and send them to the printer via the interface provided, for easy and fast setting.
  • UpgCePrn - Windows Utility to update printer firmware
  • CeLinuxUpg - Linux package to update printer firmware
  • DriverManager - Windows utility to manage/remove Custom printer drivers