Advantage DLX Thermal Label Printer

Advantage DLX Thermal Label Printer

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Advantage DLX offers Superior Desktop Printer Performance.

The Advantage DLX builds upon CognitiveTPG's reputation for exceptional ruggedness and reliability. The simple and intuitive design combined with its metal frame and print mechanism produce exceptional print quality in even the most hostile of desktop environments.

Equipped with the latest in processor technology, the Advantage DLX delivers exceptional value with enhanced features and capabilities without sacrificing performance and durability.

"The DLX printer is the most powerful and rugged desktop printer on the market today," said Angela Mansfield, Director of Marketing for CognitiveTPG. "It's a great value for those who demand reliable performance from their label printer for years to come."
Features & Benefits

  • Print speeds up to 5 inches per second (ips)

  • First label out processing that is 10 times faster than its predecessor, the Blaster Advantage

  • Metal frame construction and print mechanism for reliable performance in rugged environments 

  • 16 MB of RAM and 8 MB Flash with format, font, and graphics storage capability

  • Standard USB connectivity

  • Optional internal Ethernet and cables for either serial or parallel interface applications.

  • Patented USB A host technology for driving common peripheral devices like scanners and keyboard or easily upgrading firmware across many platforms.

  • CognitiveTPG ZcPL and EcPL emulations come standard on every unit along with Cognitive’s programming language (CPL) for greater flexibility in set-up, installation, and execution.

  • Data Direct programming capability maximizes printing solutions without changing legacy applications and stand alone solutions.


Technology (x)T - Direct Thermal
T - Thermal Transfer
Width (max) 2.1"/ 53.8mm4.1"/ 104mm
Length (max)322" (8179mm) at 203 dpi322" (8179mm) at 203 dpi
153" (3886mm) at 300 dpi (optional)
Speed (max)5 ips
ResolutionSelectable 101 or 203 dpiSelectable 101 or 203 dpi
Selectable 150 or 300 dpi (optional)

Width1" - 2.4"/ 25 - 61mm2" - 4.25"/ 50 – 108mm
Roll Diameter4.7"/ 119mm4.7"/ 119mm
Ribbon Length3150"/ 80m (BT models only)
IndexingBlack bar, notch, and gapBlack bar, notch, and gap

Bar Codes
Types Supported29 standard bar codes, including: Add2, Add5, Codabar, Code39, Code93, Code128A/B/C, D2of5, I2of5, S2of5, EAN8/8+, EAN13/13+, EAN128, Maxicode, MSI/I1, PDF417, Plessey, Postnet, UPCA/A+/E/E1, DataMatrix, Aztec, QR Code, RSS

Bitmapped7 styles with up to 10 x 10 magnification, variable boldness and spacing
International FontsSans-serif font in 7 pt. sizes, up to 4 x 4 magnification, variable boldness and spacing
Scalable Smooth Fonts3 Ultra Font styles for smooth characters in any size and boldness
Rotations0, 90, 180, 270 degrees0, 90, 180, 270 degrees

FeaturesAbility to upload and recall

Flash8 MB8 MB

StandardUSB (A & B)USB (A & B)
OptionalEthernet (internal), Serial or Parallel

Auto-ranging 110 240 VACAuto-ranging 110 240 VAC

Operating41°F to 104°F    5°C to 40°C

Width BT5.0" 127mm6.8" 173mm
Width BD4.7" 119mm6.8" 173mm
Height6.1" 155mm6.1" 155mm
Depth9.4" 238mm9.4" 238mm

Thermal Transfer3.9 lbs 1.77kg4.4 lbs 2.0kg
Direct Thermal3.1 lbs 1.41kg3.9 lbs 1.77kg

SuppliedStart-Up Guide, power supply, Windows drivers, programmer's guide, NiceLabel label design software (downloaded from our website), required cable for specific unit (USB, Serial, or Parallel)Start-Up Guide, power supply, Windows drivers, programmer's guide, NiceLabel label design software (dowloaded from our website), required cable for specific unit (USB, Serial, or Parallel)
OptionsCommunications cables, annual service contracts, label dispenser, Ethernet connectivity, real-time clock.
Printer24 months from date of purchase (requires registration and excludes printhead)
Print head6 months or 500,000 inches using Cognitive's approved media

Typical Printhead Life
2,000,000" 50km2,000,000" 50km