updated 09:20 am EDT, Mon June 13, 2005
Smart Label Printers
Seiko Instruments today announced its first Mac-compatible . The new SLP 410, 420 and 430 feature a "sleek new industrial design" and Mac support. The company will unveil the new models at C3 Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City from June 28 to June 30 (booth #3447). Smart Label Printers allow the user to create one label at a time for envelopes, files, storage boxes, floppy or Zip disks, video cassettes, 35mm slides, bar codes and a variety of other office and home applications. It can also make name tags and ID badges for parties, trade shows, conferences and other business or social events. The SLP 410 will sell for an estimated street price (ESP) of $100; the SLP 420 for $130; and the SLP 430 will carry an ESP of $180.
Each Seiko Instruments printer comes complete with Smart Label Software for fast, easy production of custom labels. A variety of fonts and graphics can be added. In addition, customized formats, complete with company logo and a post office-approved bar code, can easily be prepared.
The SmartCapture feature lets the user instantly "grab" an address or other text from standard desktop computing applications, such as Word, Act!, Goldmine, Palm Desktop and Outlook.
The new Seiko Instruments Smart Label Printer models will be available in July at leading consumer electronics retailer Fry's Electronics and through leading online resellers including Tiger Direct and CDW. VARs, integrators and other resellers can also place orders through leading national computer products distributor Ingram-Micro.