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Thermal Printer for IoT

A mini thermal printer accessible via 5V TTL Serial for your IoT projects. Arduino compatible.

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TS1828

$49.99

Specifications:

  • Serial Baud Rate: 19200
  • Power Voltage: 5-9V
  • Current Requirements: 10A - this is critical, you need reliable power of at least 10 amps (Recommended: Power Supply & Plug)
  • Printing Method: Thermal Line
  • Printing Speed: 50-90mm/s
  • Resolution: 8 dots/mm, 384 dots/line
  • Effective Printing Width: 48mm
  • Character Set: ASCII, GB2312-80(Chinese)
  • Print Font Dimensions: ASCII: (8x16,9x17,9x24,12×24), Chinese: 24×24
  • Paper Type: Thermal paper
  • Paper Width: 57.5± 0.5mm
  • Paper Roll Diameter: 39mm
  • Reliability: (MCBF) 5 million lines
  • Interface: RS-232 (TTL 0-5V levels)
  • Insert Depth: 50mm
  • Physical Outline Dimension: 111 x 65 x 57mm
  • Installation Port Size: 103 x 57mm
  • Color: Black
  • Operating Temp: 5°C ~ 50°C
  • Operating Humidity:10% ~ 80%
  • Storage Temp: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Storage Humidity: 10% ~ 90%
  • Wire Pinout (From Left to Right):
    • Black: GND
    • Red: VDD (5V to 9V DC)
    • Black: GND
    • Yellow: Rx
    • Green: Tx

Printer Test Procedure (no Arduino / controller required): Hold down the button on top of the printer and plug in to power to print a self test page and ensure your power supply is strong enough and the printer is working properly.

/*------------------------------------------------------------------------
Arduino Code for Thermal Printer TS1828
https://tinkersphere.com/arduino-compatible-components/1828-thermal-printer-for-iot.html

Wire Connections for Black, Yellow, Green Port
Arduino Pin 6 ->  Yellow Wire
Arduino Pin 5 ->  Green Wire
Arduino Ground -> Black Wire

Wire Connections for Black and Red Port
5V 10A Power Supply + -> Red Wire
5V 10A Power Supply - -> Black Wire

------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
#include "Adafruit_Thermal.h"
#include "SoftwareSerial.h"
#define TRANSMIT_PIN 6
#define RECEIVE_PIN 5

SoftwareSerial mySerial(RECEIVE_PIN, TRANSMIT_PIN);
Adafruit_Thermal printer(&mySerial);

void setup() {
  //Printer Setup with Serial Baud Rate
  mySerial.begin(19200);  
  printer.begin();        
}

void loop() {
  //Print Text
  printer.setSize('M');
  printer.println(F("Tinkersphere"));
 
  //Print UPC Barcode
  printer.setBarcodeHeight(100);
  printer.printBarcode("TS1828", CODE128);
  printer.feed(2);

  // Put Printer in Sleep Mode for 3 seconds
  printer.sleep();      
  delay(3000L);  
 
  // Wake Printer from Sleep Mode       
  printer.wake();    
 
  // Restore printer to defaults   
  printer.setDefault();
 
  delay(10000L);//Wait 10 seconds before repeating
}