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Need Labels for Your Asset Tracking Software? We Can Help!

The Label Experts have a long history of creating made-to-order labels for software developers. It’s common for creators of asset tracking software to need a labeling solution that can withstand harsh weather conditions; including extremely high and low temperatures, sun, water, and high winds. One developer we worked with needed to track anything from a […]

Zebra Desktop Printer

Second to None Tech Support for Labels & Printers

Printing your own barcodes can be very confusing. From configuring labels with barcode printing software, configuring your label printer, to making sure you have the right label. There are a lot of difficult steps that can lead you to accidentally mess up your labels. To save you time and money, The Label Experts offer top […]

FAKE Printers

Buyer Beware: Don’t be Fooled by Counterfeit Printers & Scanners

Hunting for a cheap printer or scanner? Don’t be fooled by too-good-to-be-true prices! There’s been an uptick in fraudulent products being hawked online lately—and that includes label printers and barcode scanners. As an authorized reseller of many industrial printers and scanners, we’re always happy to provide our customers with label related hardware, but we understand […]

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FAQ: Do I Need Label Applicators or a Label Dispenser? (VIDEO)

Question: What is the difference between label applicators and label dispensers? Which one should I buy?   Answer:  A label applicator is a tool that applies labels for you.  Ideal for repetitive labeling of boxes or bags. Automatic label dispensers are small stationary machines that dispense labels one at a time, so you can manually […]

Black TSC printer printing labels

Getting Good Print Results with Direct Thermal

PROBLEM: Barcodes printed on Direct Thermal label material are not supposed to look at bright and vivid as those printed with ribbons on Thermal Transfer media. If they do, then more than likely you are applying too much heat to give them the super dark look you like. Unfortunately, by cranking up the heat, the […]

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How Do Barcode Scanners Really Work?

You have probably seen scanners at work “reading” barcodes. We know that some form of intelligent understanding takes place as a flashing red light passes over a barcode. But what is really going on? The purpose of a barcode scanner is to scan or read a barcode symbol and then provide an electrical output to […]

black label printer printing reusable barcoded labels

Proper Care of Your Printhead

With appropriate care and routine maintenance, the life of your printhead (for direct thermal or thermal transfer printers) can be greatly extended. It’s important to think of printheads as replaceable consumables, just like labels and printing ribbons. However, a printhead is actually the most important part of your printer. It is also the most delicate […]

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Label Ribbon – CSI vs. CSO: What Does That Mean?

When you place an order for printing ribbons, we will ask you what printer model you are using and whether the ribbon is coated side in (CSI) or coated side out (CSO). This refers to how the printing ribbon comes off the roll and feeds through a printer. Printers like Zebra and TSC use the […]

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Label Printing: Troubleshooting Tips & Tricks

Print quality is one of most common complaints we encounter in the label business. Many times, only minor adjustments are needed and so we will begin a series of articles aimed at providing you some printing guidance. Problem: Thermal Labels have poor print quality and the image is too light, faded or missing print

Black TSC printer printing labels

TSC Printers: A Budget-Friendly Way to Barcode

In homage to one of company’s slogans―”We Make Barcoding Easy”―we are excited to introduce EXTREMELY AFFORDABLE additions to our label printer family. And when we say “affordable” we are talking prices that will knock your socks off! But don’t let the low prices scare you… we are talking about durable, reliable models made by TSC […]

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