PM23c Mid-Range Printer


The PM23c mid-range industrial printer features a two-inch print width and a compact footprint, ideal for demanding applications in transportation, manufacturing, retail, distribution center and warehouse environments


Ready – Fast to deploy, into any environment.

  • Large, color, multilingual, tamper-proof touchscreen, or icon user interface
  • "No-touch" configuration capabilities, so you can setup the printer while it's still in the box
  • Quick and easy printhead replacement, with no tools required
  • The only CCX- and WiFi-certified fixed printer with standard IPv6 implementation

Reliable – Maximize uptime, with a product built from 40 years of printing knowhow.

  • Features Precision Print, for consistent bar-code printing with pinpoint accuracy
  • Multilingual web interface embedded in each printer, simplifying device monitoring
  • The most compact industrial printer with a strong metal structure and metal door

Perform – Increase productivity and process efficiencies with a printer that’s simple to use.

  • Fastest throughput in its class at 12 ips
  • Run sophisticated apps right in the printer, with industry-leading Intermec Smart Printing supporting C# development environments
  • Advanced connectivity options—directly connect and communicate with keyboards, scanners, scales, and other peripherals without the need for an attached computer



Operating Temperature: +5°C to +40°C (+41°F to +104°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to +70°C (-4°F to +152°F)
Humidity: 20 to 80% non-condensing


User Interfaces:
Color Touch  UI  
Icon UI
User Itnerface Languages:
On Color Touch LCD and Web Interface:
English, Russian, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese
•Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
•RS-232, up to 115.2 kB/s
•Supported Serial Protocols:
   •Fingerprint/Direct Protocol: XON/XOFF, ENQ/ACK, DSR/DTR, RTS/CTS
   •IPL: XON/XOFF, Intermec Std. Protocol
•USB 2.0
•USB Host (X1 on PM23c)
•Parallel IEEE 1284
•Industrial Interface (8 digital in/out, 4 analog relays, 1 RS232/422/485 port)
•Dual Serial ports RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and 20mA Current Loop
•Dual USB Host
•IEEE 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth
•Wi-Fi Certified, CCX (Cisco®) version 4 Certified
•Static WEP (64 bit and 128 bit), Dynamic WEP (TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), WPA (TKIP/CCKM Personal and Enterprise, WPA2 (AES-CCMP/CCKM Personal and Enterprise)
•Multiple industrial antenna options for maximized coverage
Supported Protocols:
TCP/IP-suite (TCP, UDP, ICMP, IGMP), LPR/LPD, FTP, BOOTP, DHCP, HTTP, SNMPv1/2c/3, SNMP-MIBII supported – over UDP/IP – (private enterprise MIB included), SMTP
•Supports IPv4 and IPv6
•"No-touch" configuration capability through embedded RFID chip
Supports PCX, PNG, GIF and BMP file formats.
Other formats supported with Label Generation Tools.
•Monotype font engine
•Non-Latin fonts available through WTLE


Flash ROM: 128MB
Memory/Storage Extensions: Multi-GB USB memory device (FAT16/FAT32)

Physical Characteristics

PM23c: 181 mm (7.13 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 244.87 mm (9.64 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 207 mm (8.15 in)
PM23c: 431.84 mm (17 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 500.22 mm (19.69 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 431.84 mm (17 in)
PM23c: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
PM23c with Dome Door: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
PM23c with Bag Tag Door: 205.5 mm (8.09 in)
Weight: 9.5 Kg (21 lb)


AC Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 45 to 65Hz
PFC Regulation: IEC320/C14
Power Consumption: Standby 9W; Peak 300W

Print Specifications

Max Width:
Max. Width at 203dpi: 56 mm (2.2 in)
Max. Width at 300 dpi: 56 mm (2.2 in)
Max. Width at 406 dpi: 64 mm (2.5 in)
Print Speed:
At 203/300 dpi: 100-300 mm/s (4-12 ips)
At 406 dpi: 100-250 mm/s (4-10 ips)
At 203 dpi: 8 dots/mm
At 300 dpi: 11.8 dots/mm
At 406 dpi: 16 dots/mm

Media Type: Labels and Tags, Linerless and Linered media
Max Label Width:
Max/Min Width: 68.6mm/2.7 in (19.05mm/0.75in)
Style: Roll-fed or fanfold
Sensing: Gap, notch, black mark, continuous
Label Roll Max Diameter: 213 mm (8.38 in)
Label Roll Core: 38-76 mm (1.5-3 in)

Media Type: Ribbons
Label Roll Max Diameter: 61 mm (2.40 in), 229 m
Label Roll Core: Core ID: 25 mm (1 in)
Media Type: Wax, mid-range, resin

Media Type: RFID
RFID Standards and Frequencies:
18000-6C / EPC Class 1 Generation 2 865-928 MHz radio configured to comply with local UHF RFID regulations including FCC and ETSI. Contact local representative for availability in particular regions.

Supported Bar Code Symbologies

All major 1D and 2D symbologies are supported.


Printer Command Languages:
•IPL, DP, ZSim (ZPL), DSim (DPL)
•XML enabled for SAP® AII and Oracle® WMS

Applications / Drivers:
•InterDriver™ Windows printer driver
•Intermec Certified Device Types for SAP®
•Intermec label design and print package

Smart Printing Languages:
•Intermec C# for Printers
•Smart Printing Developer Resource Kit
•Write apps with .NET-compatible development environments
•Intermec Fingerprint
•Use Intermec Fingerprint ApplicationBuilder (IFAB)


Consult the PM Series Accessory Guide for full details: RFID UHF, integral self-strip unit with liner takeup, label taken sensor (LTS), parallel interface board, additional serial interface boards, industrial interface boards, real time clock, media supply hub, media low sensor