Toshiba B-EX4-D2



The Toshiba B-EX4D2 direct thermal 4-inch industrial printer combines the benefits of the B-EX high performance series at a mid-range price point. Reliable, robust with excellent print quality, everything you would expect in an B-EX printer except the thermal ribbon!

The Perfect Solution for Direct Thermal Applications

The B-EX4D2 combines high speed printing and advanced processing power (for fast output), with easy maintenance, emulation capabilities and a whole range of green credentials. All wrapped up in a rugged and robust metal anti-static casing.

Direct Thermal Performance

Ideally suited to direct thermal printing applications, lowering the cost of ownership over the life of the printer, with no reduction in print performance or quality.

Flexible Machine

Flexible and scalable with a multitude of options, to create the printer that suits your environment. Compatible with the B-EX4T2 (flat head) series printer.

Emulation Capabilities

Flat head technology, left aligned media and emulation capabilities ensure the B-EX4D2 is ideally suited to quick and easy replacement of legacy competitor estates.

Ease of Maintenance

Easy service and maintenance, with snap-in printheads (expected lifetime of 50 km) and field upgradeable options, further lowering the cost of ownership.


Ideally suited to transportation, logistics and warehousing, retail supply chain, healthcare and pharmaceutical applications. Shipping labels, receipt labels, product labels, warehouse labels, picking labels, carton labels, fresh produce labels and more.

Other Features

  • Industrial performance at a real value price point
  • High reliability with rugged design and high duty cycle.
  • Best-in-class print speeds up to 12 inches per second.
  • Flat-head for compatibility with competitor estates
  • Emulation technology for easy replacement of legacy systems (Z-Mode installed)
  • Print head expected lifetime of >50 km.
  • Energy Star certified and carbon offset manufacture
  • Network printer management tool for remote network management

Additional information

Device Features

Bluetooth, LAN, RFID, Ribbon Save, USB, WIFI

Device Type


Head Technology

Thermal Direct




Size and Weight

  • Height: 310 mm (12.1 inches)
  • Width: 278 mm (11.5 inches)
  • Depth: 460 mm (18.1 inches)
  • Weight: 17 kg (37.5 pounds)

Connections and Expansions

  • USB 2.0
  • 10/100 BASE-TX Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Operation Panel

LCD backlit display
128 × 64 pixels
External Buttons
Feed key, Restart key and Pause key
Four directional keys
Mode key, Enter key and Cancel key
Power LED, Online LED, Error LED


  • 32 MB SDRAM and 16 MB Flash ROM

Print Performance

  • Print Head: Flat-head
  • Print Type: Direct Thermal
  • Print Resolution: 203 DPI (8 dots per mm)
  • Print Width: 104 mm (5 inches) maximum
  • Print Speeds: 12-inches per second (304.8 mm/s)


  • Width: 114 mm maximum
  • Alignment: Left
  • Roll Diameter: 200 mm


1D Barcodes (Linear Symbologies) Supported

UPC-A including 2- and 5-digit add-ons; UPC-E including 2- and 5-digit add-ons; EAN-13 including 2- and 5-digit add-ons; EAN-8 including 2- and 5-digit add-ons; Code 39; Codabar; Standard (Industrial) and Interleaved 2 of 5; MSI; EAN-128; JAN-13; RM4SCC; POSTNET; GS1 DataBar.

2D Barcodes (Matrix Symbologies) Supported

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

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Line voltage: 100–240 V AC
  • Frequency: 50–60 Hz
  • Power consumption:
    • Printing 116 W
    • Standby 6 W
  • Operating temperature: 5 ℃ to 40 ℃ (40° to 104° F)
  • Relative humidity: 25% to 85% non-condensing

Safety and Environment

  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • RoHS compliant

Limited Warranty and Service

The Toshiba B-EX4D2 printer is warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for one year from date of shipment. The print head has a separate warranty of 50 km or 3 months, whichever is sooner.

Purchase a Service Contract to enhance the standard warranty up to five years for your B-EX4D2.

In the Box

  • Toshiba B-EX4D2
  • Power lead
  • Documentation
  • CD-ROM containing Windows drivers, manual