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Wasp WPL308 Desktop Barcode Printer 633809003226

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Web Price $847.60

Wasp WPL308 thermal transfer & direct thermal desktop barcode printer, 203 dpi, 8 ips, 3.5-inch color display, USB 2.0, RS-232, 10/100 Ethernet. Printer comes with USB cable, power supply, power cord, 2-year warranty.

Slot-in Wi-Fi a/b/g/n module available (part no. 633809003387).

Purchase Wasp Extended Service Plan separately (part no. 633809003233).


Versatile Medium-Duty Barcode Printer for a Variety of Label Printing Applications

The WPL308 Desktop barcode printer is a versatile medium-duty barcode printer that supports more printing applications than any other printer in its class. In addition to its double wall clamshell design for easy media loading and 3.5 inches color TFT display (with real time clock), the WPL308 offers thermal transfer and direct thermal printing, 8 inches per second printing speed at a 203 DPI resolution and plenty of memory: 128 MB Flash memory and 128 MB SDRAM to produce everything from higher volume 4x6 shipping labels, higher resolution product marking and graphic solutions, to high resolution labels used in electronics marking applications.

Standard interfaces on the WPL308 include USB 2.0, USB-A Host, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and Serial connectivity, with optional 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi interface.

The Wasp WPL308 includes a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty covering material defects. If you would like to upgrade this coverage, WaspProtect extended service plans cover accidental breakage and can provide coverage beyond the original warranty.

WPL308 key features:

  • Up to 8 ips (203 mm/sec) print speed
  • 128 MB Flash memory and 128 MB SDRAM memory
  • microSD Flash memory expansion up to 32 GB
  • User-friendly clamshell design
  • Serial, internal Ethernet USB 2.0 & USB host interfaces standard
  • 3.5 inches TFT Display
  • Label capacity up to 5 inches (127 mm) OD
  • Ribbon capacity up to 984 feet (300 m)
  • WPL firmware for plug-n-play ease
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified

Technical Specifications

Print resolution: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
Maximum print speed: 8 ips (203 mm/sec)
Maximum print width: 4.25" (108 mm)
Maximum media width: 4.4" (112 mm)
Media thickness: 2.17 mil (0.055 mm) - 10 mil (0.254 mm)
Core inner diameter: 1" (25.4 mm) - 1.5" (38 mm)
Max roll outer diameter: 5" (127 mm)
Media sensors: Transmissive gap sensor, black mark reflective sensor (position adjustable), ribbon encode sensor, head open sensor
Media type: Continuous, die-cut, black mark, fan-fold, notch (outside wound)
User interface: 1 power switch, 1 feed/pause button, LED panel with 8 big icons

General Information

Product type: 4-inch thermal transfer & direct thermal desktop printer
Brand name: Wasp Barcode Technologies
Product model: WPL308

Physical Characteristics

Height: 7.8" (198 mm)
Width: 8.9" (226 mm)
Depth: 13.07" (332 mm)
Weight: 8.27 lbs. (3.75 kg)


USB 2.0
USB Host
Internal Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)
microSD card reader for Flash memory expansion, up to 32 GB


Operating temperature: 41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
Storage temperature: -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
Humidity: 85 ~ 90% non-condensing


External universal switching power supply
Input: AC 100-240V, 2.5A, 50-60Hz
Output: DC 24V, 3.75A, 90W

Barcodes, Fonts, & Firmware

1D symbologies: Code 39, Code 93, Code128UCC, Code128 subsets A.B.C, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN 8, EAN 13, EAN 128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN and UPC 2(5) digits add-on, MSI, PLESSEY, POSTNET, China post, ITF14, EAN14, Code 11, TELEPEN, TELEPENN, PLANET, Code 49, Deutsche Post Identcode, Deutsche Post Leitcode, LOGMARS
2D symbologies: TLC39, CODABLOCK F mode, PDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR code, Aztec, Micro PDF 417, GS1 DataBar (RSS barcode)
Font & barcode rotation: 0, 90, 180, 270 degree
Printer language: WPL (Compatible to EPL, ZPL, ZPL II)
Internal fonts: 8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts, Monotype Imaging® true type font engine with one CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed scalable font

Performance and Memory

Processor: 32-bit RISC CPU
Standard RAM: 128 MB SDRAM
Memory: 128 MB Flash

Regulatory & Safety

Safety approvals: FCC Class B, CE Class B, RCM, UL, cUL, TÜV/Safety, CCC, BIS, EAC, ENERGY STAR®
Environmental: Compliant with RoHS, WEEE


Included in package:

  • WPL308 desktop printer
  • Eternal universal switching power supply
  • Power cord
  • USB cable
  • Windows labeling software CD disk
  • Quick start guide
  • 2-year limited warranty

Available options:

  • WPL308 peel-off module, WPL308 guillotine cutter – full cut, WPL308 slot-in Wi-Fi a/b/g/n module, WPL308 external label roll mount assembly with 3" core for 8" OD labels, KP-200 Plus keyboard display unit, WPL308 print head module, 203 DPI
Technical Specs
Manufacturer Part No. 633809003226
Printing Method Direct Thermal, Thermal Transfer
Maximum Print Width (Inches) 4.25
Maximum Media Width (Inches) 4.4
Minimum Media Width (Inches) 0.75
Connectivity Ethernet, Micro SD Slot, RS-232, Serial, USB 2.0, USB Host
Print Features LCD Screen, Real-Time Clock
Print Speed (IPS) 8
DPI 203
Max Media Inner Core (Inches) 1.5"
Max Outer Diameter (Inches) 5.00"