Toshiba B-852

Although an old-school printer from years past, the heavy duty A4 printer has outstanding durability and flexibility.



With its powerful networking capabilities, the B-852 wide web printer from Toshiba delivers outstanding performance for a wide variety of environments and applications. This innovative industrial printer offers superior features including extremely fast processing, large internal memory and web printer controls.

Reliable Printer

The B-852 features the widest print width of any industrial printer, with the speed and quality of smaller format printers. The robust and reliable heavy duty steel casing and sturdy inner mechanism make for a good investment.

Improved Connectivity

The B-852 provides flexibility and choice for networking solutions from high speed USB 2.0 to Wireless LAN. Support for traditional expansion of PCMCIA, serial and Expansion I/O means the B-852 can be integrated easily into existing networks.

Additional information

Device Features


Device Type


Head Technology

Thermal Transfer



Size and Weight

  • Height: 243 mm (9.6 inches)
  • Width: 385 mm (15.2 inches)
  • Depth: 427 mm (16.8 inches)
  • Weight: 15.6 kg (34.4 pounds)

Connections and Expansions

  • Built-in:
    USB 2.0 port, 10/100BASE Ethernet port, Parallel port
  • Optional:
    PCMCIA port, Expansion I/O port, Wireless LAN module, PCL5 port

Operation Panel

LCD backlit display
128 × 64 pixels
External Buttons
Feed key, Restart key and Pause key
Online LED, Error LED

Print Performance

  • Method: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
  • Print Head Type: Flat Head
  • Resolution: 300 dpi (11.8 dots per mm)
  • Print width: up to 216.8 mm (8.5 inches)
  • Print length: up to 640 mm
  • Print speeds:
    • 2-inches per second (50.8 mm/s)
    • 4-inches per second (101.6 mm/s)
  • Media width: 100 to 242 mm (3.9 to 9.5 inches)


1D Barcodes (Linear Symbologies) Supported

JAN8, JAN13, EAN8, EAN8+2 digits, EAN8+5 digits, EAN13, EAN13+2 digits, EAN13+5 digits, UPC-E, UPC-E+2 digits, UPC-E+5 digits, UPC-A, UPC-A+2 digits, UPC-A+5 digits, MSI, ITF, NW-7, CODE39, CODE93, CODE128, EAN128, Industrial 2 to 5, Customer Bar Code, POSTNET, KIX CODE, RM4SCC, RSS

2D Barcodes (Matrix Symbologies) Supported

PDF417; Micro PDF417; QR code; Data Matrix; MaxiCode; CP Code.

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Supply voltage: 220–240 V AC
  • Supply frequency: 50 Hz ±10%
  • Maximum power consumption:
    Printing—1.4 A 170 W
    Standby—0.31 A 10 W
  • Operating temperature: 5 to 40°C (40 to 104°F)
  • Relative humidity: 25–85% non-condensing

Safety and Environment

  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • RoHS compliant

Limited Warranty and Service

The Toshiba B-852 comes with a one-year limited warranty that includes up to 3 months onsite cover. Purchase a Toshiba Service Contract to extend service and support for up to five years of onsite cover. Only a Toshiba Service Contract provides you with onsite servicing from the Toshiba Service Engineer Network using genuine Toshiba parts.

In the Box

  • Toshiba B-852
  • Power lead
  • Documentation
  • CD-ROM containing Windows drivers, manual

Configurable Options

(Sold separately)
  • Expansion I/O Board
  • PCMCIA PC Board
  • PCL5 Board
  • Internal Wireless LAN Module
  • Swing Cutter Module
  • Keyboard Module
  • Real Time Clock
  • External Rewinder
  • B-852 Printhead