Printrex 1242 Thermal Printer/Plotter

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he Printrex 1242, wide format version of the Printrex 800 series, is the ideal thermal plotter for well logging, seismic, side scan sonar and mapping. Hand built to order in the United States; this printer embodies a sleek, wide format design with rugged reliability that can withstand the harshest land, sea and air environments.

The 1242 is a high resolution, grey scale plotter with user defined configurability. This printer is unmatched in the industry and offers high throughput, efficient handling with field proven architecture and superior quality.

Highlights:
  • 12 inch print widths
  • 4 inches per second plot speed
  • 200 dots per inch print density
  • Desktop model
  • USB and Ethernet connectivity capability
  • Top of Form (TOF) sensor


Rugged Reliability

Designed specifically to handle the environmental challenges of logging trucks and off-shore platforms while maintaining data integrity from file to output.

Gray Scale Printing
The Printrex 1242 is available with 32 levels of gray scaling, indicated by the "G" in the suffix to the model number.

Ease of Use and Efficiency
With an average weight of 20 lbs, the 1242 series printer is lightweight, compact and has convenient access to internal parts. The simplicity of design and interface allows for little user intervention and keeps printer in full production.

Media Specifications
As a thermal printer, the only consumable necessary is paper. To order supplies for your Printrex 1242 click here.

 

Printer Selection Guide

Model Plot Speed Dot Density Line Length
  Inches/Sec mm/Sec Dots/Inch Dots/mm Inches mm Dots/Line
822 G 2 50 203 8 8.5 216 1,728
822 DL/G 2 50 203 8 8.5 216 1,728
842 DL/G 4 100 203 8 8.5 216 1,728
843 DL/G 4 100 300 11.81 8.5 216 2,560
1242 DL/G 4 100 203 8 11.6 296 2,560

 

Physical Characteristics

  Dimensions H x W x D Shipping Weight
  Inches Centimeters Pounds Kilograms
8-inch width printers        
- Panel Mount 4.1 x 11.9 x 4.97 10.4 x 30.2 x 12.6 7 3.2
- Desk Top 4.87 x 12.3 x 12.0 12.4 x 31.2 x 30.5 21 9.5
- Rack Mount 5.25 x 19 x 16 12 13.3 x 48.3 x 41 22 10
1242 DL/G Desk Top printer 4.87 x 15.6 x 12.0 12.4 x 39.6 x 30.5 22 10