Toshiba BA410/420

The BA400 printer series is made to combine the quality of an industrial printer with the compact footprint and ease of use of a desktop printer. With its user-snap-in printheads, and incredible connectivity, this printer is one of the most flexible in the family.



The BA400 printer series is made to combine the quality of an industrial printer with the compact footprint and ease of use of a desktop printer.

Available in metal (BA410) for harsh industrial environments or plastic (BA420) for office environments. The BA400 Series is fitted with a 300 dpi print head for extra clarity and precision printing. With a new next gen CPU, OS and connectivity within, Toshiba have improved this series performance and future proofing.

Ease of Use

The BA400 Series is designed to be easy to use featuring an LCD menu display, with access to internal components via the front the of unit. This open access allows quick and easy drop-in of media with an easily moved sensor.

Maintenance is easy to perform with snap-in printheads and a quick change platen roller, saving the need for an engineer, that is required on most industrial printers.

New and Improved Connectivity

The BA400 Series provides flexibility and choice for networking solutions with high speed USB 2.0, bluetooth, NFC and internal LAN fitted as standard. Connectivity can be upgraded to include wireless LAN with the benefits of 802.11a/b/g/n speeds and range, or easily integrated into existing networks by a serial (RS-232C) interface.

RFID capability is supplied by an additional module supporting UHF and HF frequencies and tag inlay coding.

Additional information

Device Features

Bluetooth, LAN, NFC, USB, WIFI

Device Type


Head Technology

Thermal Direct, Thermal Transfer



Size and Weight

BA410 (Metal Case)

BA420 (Plastic Case)
  • Height: 333 mm (13.1 inches)
  • Width: 245 mm (9.4 inches)
  • Depth: 414 mm (15.8 inches)
  • Weight: 15 kg (33.1 pounds)
  • Height: 332 mm (13.1 inches)
  • Width: 245 mm (9.4 inches)
  • Depth: 350 mm (15.8 inches)
  • Weight: 12 kg (33.1 pounds)

Connections and Expansions


  • Single USB 2.0 port.
  • Single Ethernet 10/100BASE port.
  • Bluetooth v2.1
  • NFC (Bluetooth Pairing)


  • Single Serial (RS-232C) port.
  • Single Wireless LAN module.

Operation Panel

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

Print Performance

  • Print method: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
  • Resolution:
    • 203 dpi (8 dots per mm)
    • 300 dpi (11.8 dots per mm)
  • Width: 105 mm (4.2 inches) max
  • Length: 1496 mm max
  • Print speeds:
    • 2-inches per second (50.8 mm/s)
    • 4-inches per second (101.6 mm/s)
    • 6-inches per second (152.4 mm/s)
    • 8-inches per second (203.2 mm/s)
  • Media width:
    • Direct Thermal: 22 to 118 mm (1 to 4.6 inches)
    • Thermal Transfer: 22 mm to 114 mm (1 to 4.5 inches)

Thermal Transfer Ribbon

  • Ribbon width 41 to 170 mm (1.6 to 6.5 inches)
  • Ribbon length upto 800 m
  • Outer diameter 90 mm (3.5 inches)


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.

UHF Tags Supported

UHF EPC Gen2; ISO 18000-6C.

HF Tags Supported

TAGSYS (C210, C220, C240, C320); I-Code; Tag-It; ISO 15693.

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Line voltage 100–240 V AC
  • Frequency 50–60 Hz
  • Power consumption:
    • Printing 116 W
    • Standby 15 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 BA410 and BA420 come with the standard Printer Warranty of 3 months on-site and 21 months Return to Base service and the Print Head Warranty of 6 months or 50 km, whichever is sooner.
This can be extended from 1 year up to a 5 year warranty. Other service provisions include 
Contract Services and Ad-hoc Services.

In the Box

  • Toshiba B410/420
  • Power lead
  • Documentation
  • CD-ROM containing Windows drivers, manual

Configurable Options

(Sold separately)
  • Cutter module
  • Strip module
  • Serial Interface Board
  • Wireless LAN Board
  • Expansion I/O Board
  • Real Time Clock
  • Fan Fold Guide
  • Parallel Interface
  • UHF RFID Module