Toshiba B-SX8



Printing is fast with superb clarity due to a floating print head mechanism that also reduces friction. The high resolution of 305 dpi and flat paper path guarantees superb print quality.

Reliability and Maintenance

Extremely fast processing and large internal memory the B-SX8 makes them an ideal choice for heavy duty requirements. The design is a field proven heavy-duty steel cabinet with a sturdy inner mechanism to ensure reliability. Networking controls provide real-time alerts of problems, with instructions on how to resolve it, as well as live status information for each printer connected to a network.

Connectivity Options

B-SX8 prove a reliable investment being designed with the latest interfaces such as USB 2.0 and 10/100 BASE Ethernet built-in as standard. Optional expansion includes Wireless LAN with the benefits of 802.11g range and speeds, with the latest security protocols keeping data safe.

RFID is a major new development in barcode label printing and the B-SX8 can be upgraded to allow direct tag inlay coding at UHF and HF frequencies.

Additional information

Device Features


Device Type


Head Technology

Thermal Transfer



Size and Weight

  • Height: 395 mm (15.6 inches)
  • Width: 416 mm (16.4 inches)
  • Depth: 289 mm (11.4 inches)
  • Weight: 25 kg (55.1 pounds)

Connections and Expansions

  • Built-in:
    Parallel port
    USB 2.0 port
    Ethernet 10/100BASE port
  • Optional:
    Serial (RS-232) port
    Expansion I/O port
    Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g module

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
Online LED, Error LED

Print Performance

  • Print method: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
  • Print resolution: 305 dpi (12 dots per mm)
  • Print width: 213.3 mm (8.4 inches) max
  • Print length: 1364 mm max
  • Print speeds:
    3-inches per second (76.2 mm per s)
    4-inches per seoncd (101.6 mm per s)
    8-inches per second (203.2 mm per s)


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-SX8 comes with a two-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-SX8
  • Power lead
  • Documentation
  • CD-ROM containing Windows drivers, manual

Configurable Options

(Sold separately)
  • Cutter Module
  • Strip Module
  • Serial RS232C Interface Board
  • Wireless LAN Module
  • Real Time Clock
  • Expansion I/O Board
  • Ribbon Save Module
  • UHF RFID Module
  • HF RFID Module
  • Metal Supply Cover