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Brother QL-1050

Mfg. Part: QL-1050 | CDW Part: 1063302 | UNSPSC: 43212108
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  • Label printer
  • B/W
  • direct thermal
  • Roll (4 in)
  • 300 dpi
  • up to 259.8 inch/min
  • Serial
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Label printer
  • B/W
  • direct thermal
  • Roll (4 in)
  • 300 dpi
  • up to 259.8 inch/min
  • Serial
  • USB
  • Prints up to 69 Labels per minute
Vertical Markets
Industrial Applications
Corporate/Home Office

Four-inch wide print head

Prints up to 66 labels per minute (for standard, four-line
address labels)

300 dpi resolution

Windows and Mac USB interface

Serial interface for ESC/P and ASCII input

Internal fonts and memory for storing label templates

Longer-life automatic label cutter

P-touch Editor label design and Address Book software

QL Add-ins for printing directly from MS Word, Excel,
and Outlook

True-type fonts for printing from a PC

Linear and two dimensional bar codes

Three new 4” label supplies

QL-1050 PC Label Printer
One starter label roll:
One (1) Large (4” x 6”) Shipping labels
Software (on CD-ROM):
P-touch Editor label design software
QL Add-ins for Microsoft® Word, Excel, and Outlook
P-touch Address Book software
Printer Drivers (on CD-ROM):
Windows 2000 Pro/XP
Mac OS 10.1-10.4.4 (PowerPC); OS 10.4.4 (Intel)
USB cable
Software Users Guide

One year limited warranty
Dimensions: 5.8"(H) x 6.7"(W) x 8.7"(D)

The QL-1050 is the newest member of Brother’s PC
Label Printer product line. It features a four-inch
print head, faster throughput, and a new, longer-life
auto cutter, all of which make it a good solution for
many vertical market applications. At up to 66 labels
per minute (for a standard, four-line address label)
and 300 dpi resolution, the QL-1050 combines fast,
professional output with the ease of use and low
maintenance requirements of direct thermal printing.

The QL-1050 can use all of Brother’s easy-to-load
DK label rolls, plus three new label rolls specifically
designed for the printer: 4” x 6” and 4” x 2” die-cut
labels, and a 4” continuous roll for labels up to three
feet long. It’s great for the larger label requirements
in shipping, Post Offices, hospitals, pharmacies,
retail, manufacturing, bar coding and more.

The QL-1050 comes with Brother’s P-touch® Editor
label design software, P-touch Address Book
software, and QL add-ins for printing directly from
Microsoft® Word, Excel, and Outlook.

The Brother QL-1050 offers Windows and Mac
connectivity through a USB interface. It also offers
ESC/P emulation and direct ASCII input through a
serial interface for connecting directly to medical
instruments, test equipment, postage scales,
handheld terminals, and other stand-alone devices.

Label templates and graphics can be downloaded
and stored in memory to allow faster printing. Used
together with the optional PS-9000 USB print server,
the QL-1050 can become a true network solution.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Label Printer
Auto Cutter: Yes
Character Sizes: 24 points , 32 points , 48 points
Compatible Tapes: DK tape
Fonts: Brussels , Helsinki , Letter Gothic , San Diego
Repeating Printing: 500 copies
Styles & Effects: Bold , Frame , Italic , Italic bold , Italic outline , Mirror , Normal , Outline , Rotated text , Shadow , Shadow light , Surround , Underline , Vertical

Connectivity Technology: Wired
Interface: Serial , USB
Language Simulation: EPSON ESC/P , EPSON ESC/P Raster
Max H-Document Size: 4 in
Max H-Resolution B/W: 300 dpi
Max Media Size (Standard): Roll (4 in)
Max Printing Speed: 259.8 inch/min
Max Printing Width: 3.9 in
Media Sizes: Roll (0.47 in) , Roll (1.15 in) , Roll (2.44 in) , Roll (4 in)
Media Type: Continuous forms , Labels
Output Type: Monochrome
Technology: Direct thermal
Type: Label printer

Printer Output
Max Speed: 69 labels/min

Max Speed: 259.8 inch/min

Support Details Full Contract Period: 2 years
Support Details Service Included: Parts and labor
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Support Details Service Included: Replacement

System Requirements
Min Operating System: Apple MacOS X 10.1 , Apple MacOS X on Intel 10.4.4 or later , Apple MacOS X Server 10.4.7 , Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional , Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Certification: Works with Windows Vista

Connectivity Details Type: USB cable

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 20 - 80%
Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F
Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F

Brand: Brother
Compatibility: Mac , PC
Country Kits: N/a
Localization: N/a
Manufacturer: Brother International
Model: 1050
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Brother , Brother QL

Interface Required
Connector Type: 4 pin USB Type B
Total Qty: 1
Type: USB

Connector Type: 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)
Type: RS-232

Type: None

Type: None

Power Device
Form Factor: Internal
Type: Power supply

Printer Fonts
Font Included Type: TrueType
Fonts Included Qty: 1

Type: None

Slot Provided
Type: None

Slot Required
Type: None

Type: Brother P-touch Editor , Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements Details
Min Hard Drive Space: 70 MB
Min RAM Size: 128 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000/XP

Min Hard Drive Space: 100 MB
Min RAM Size: 64 MB
Operating System: MacOS X 10.1 or later

Bay Provided
Type: None

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 8.7 in
Height: 5.8 in
Weight: 3.75 lbs
Width: 6.7 in

Additional Attributes
Max Printing Width: 3.9 in

Barcodes: Codabar , Code 128 , Code 39 , EAN/JAN-13 , EAN/JAN-8 , ITF , Micro QR code , PDF417 , QR code , UCC/EAN-128 , UPC-A , UPC-E

Cable Details
Included Qty: 1

Built-In Devices: Cutter

Document & Media Handling
Max Media Size: Roll (4 in)
Media Size Class: Other
Media Type Class: Other

Office Machine
Functions: Printer
Printing Output Type: Monochrome
Printing Technology: Direct thermal
Type: Printer

PC Connectivity
PC Connection: Serial , USB

Max Printing Speed B/W: 259.8 inch/min
Max Resolution B/W: 300 dpi

Service & Support
Type: 2 years warranty

Product Reviews
Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 9reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice unit Good little unit. A little hard to figure out as there are no tutorials on how to use or set up once we figured that out it is pretty good. Tape selections are limited with the film or paper tape, need more options. October 31, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by A MASTERPIECE MARRIAGE OF TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION I no longer am spending costly time prepping and shipping court mailings, client mailings, and general packages. And, the quality is consistent. June 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is excellent overall The Brother P-Touch Label Printer is very easy to set up and use. Once it is installed it pretty much runs on its own. The only thing you have to worry about is changing the label roll when it runs out and even this is easy to do. I would recommend the P-Touch printer to anybody that is looking to easily print shipping labels and also bar code labels. May 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Product As an EBay seller I use this for all my shipping! It puts a real professional touch to the package! I also use it to make labels for my hand made items which are custom made by me. It makes the items stand out and lets the buyer see the price easily. I wish I had invested in this earlier rather than a ink jet printer!Bob McGrandpas Vapes and MAC's Photography November 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A GREAT PRODUCT I love this machine.It does everything i want.I would recommend to anyone. October 12, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by DOA Basically Upon opening the new box, I installed the software and then plugged in the unit. It didn't go on. I tried many different outlets to plug it into, then I called customer service, which wasn't much help. While talking with them it all of a sudden went on. I managed to print out a few labels and all looked good. The weekend went by and I was all ready to print out some more labels but again the unit would not go on at all, basically dead.For a new unit to just not even turn on was just not acceptable. March 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works great! We have used it for a year and has been very useful. We make a ton of labels and we have never had any problems with our machine. March 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Labels My label maker is most helpful in my home office as I keep my files organized. It has always worked well for my family and my grandchildren love it. So do I. March 13, 2014
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