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TD-4520TN Thermal Transfer Desktop Label Printer

Print high-quality, continuous labels using media up to 112mm/4.41-inch wide.

£545.94 Inc. VAT £454.95 Ex. VAT

At a glance

  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connection interface
  • Windows
  • Mac compatible
  • Linux operating system compatible

The TD-4520TN creates high resolution labels that last. Thermal transfer technology means labels are especially durable, making them suitable for a wide range of tasks in sectors like transport and logistics, retail, healthcare and food traceability. Operation is easy with BarTender and SAP compatibility*, and auto media configuration delivers better usability. For a more cost-efficient print option, direct thermal technology is built-in too, letting you print high-quality receipts, shipping labels and tickets.

Key features

  • 300dpi high resolution printing for crisp text and barcodes
  • Thermal transfer print using high capacity ink ribbons
  • Up to 127mm/second (5 ips) print speed
  • USB, wired ethernet and serial ports as standard
  • Supports popular printer languages including ZPL/ZPL2, EPL and DPL
  • Free label design software available via download


Label printed on a Brother TD-4D series label printer

High quality thermal transfer printing

The 300dpi print resolution produces incredibly crisp, easy-to-read text and barcodes using thermal transfer ink ribbons and media. As your printing needs change, so can the Brother TD-4520TN label printer.

Thermal transfer ink ribbon being installed in a TD-4D label printer

High capacity thermal transfer print ribbons in various materials depending on application

Large capacity ribbons of up to 300 metres can be installed, and are available in wax for standard paper media, wax/resin for improved resistance to chemicals on paper and synthetic media or resin for the best durability against heat and chemicals.

Label printed on a Brother TD-4D series label printer.

Industry standard printer commands, as standard

Print from Windows using the standard printer driver, or integrate the Brother TD-4520TN label printer into your legacy systems using ZPL/ZPL2 or EPL printer commands without needing to change your existing software.

Brother TD-4D label printer on steel table next to cakes in a bakery

Fast print speed and processing to improve efficiency

A fast print speed of 127mm/second (5 inches per second) means less time waiting for your labels to print and more time being productive. 

Ethernet cable being plugged into the rear port of a Brother TD-4D label printer

Connectivity to suit your requirements

With integrated USB, Ethernet and Serial ports as standard, the Brother TD-4520TN will have no problems connecting to your existing equipment and infrastructure.

Option roll holder installed on a Brother TD-4D label printer

Optional accessories to further improve productivity

Add a durable label cutter, automatic label peeler or external roll holder for larger capacity rolls to further enhance your efficiency and provide maximum printer up-time. 

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Buttons Feed
Flash RAM 128 MB
LED Power, Data, Error
Technology Thermal transfer / Direct thermal
Serial RS-232C (DB9 female)
USB interface Type B: Ver. 2.0 High Speed | Type A: USB Host (mass storage device class)
Wired network interface 10/100 BASE-TX (ARP, MAC, BOOTP, DHCP, DNS, WINS, FTP server, HTTP server, SNTP client, SMTP clpient, SNMP V1, Telnet, LPR/LPD, RAW 9100, IPV4, ICMP, IGMP, TCP, UDP
Dimensions (W) 204mm x (H) 177.5mm x (D) 280mm
Weight 2.50 kg
AC adaptor Yes
AC adaptor power cord Yes
Label design software Bartender Ultra Lite Edition (free download)
Supplies Pair of 25.4mm ribbon spindles for 300m ribbon | 25.4mm ribbon paper core
USB cable Yes
Quick setup guide Yes
Linux Linux
Macintosh Mac OS X 10.10.x or higher
Windows Server 2008, Server 2008R2, Server 2012, Server 2012R2, Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
1 dimensional barcode symbologies Code128UCC, Code128 subsets A、B、C, EAN128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5 with check digit, Code39, Code39 with check digit, Code93, EAN13, EAN8, UPCA, UPCE, EAN and UPC 2 (5) digits add-on, Codabar, Postnet, MSI, MSI with check digit, PLESSEY, China post, ITF14, Code11, TELEPEN, TELEPENN, PLANET, Code49, Deutsche Post Identcode, Deutsche Post Leitcode, LOGMARS
2 dimensional barcode symbologies GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataMatrix, Maxicode, AZTEC, PDF417, QR Code, Micro PDF 417
Bitmap fonts FBPL: 8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts
Label detection sensor Yes
Maximum label width 112 mm
Maximum print length 11430 mm
Maximum print width 105 mm
Outline/Vector fonts Monotype Image TrueType font engine with one CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed font
Resolution (dpi) 300 x 300
Standard print speed 127 mm per second
Supported commands FBPL-EZD (EPL, ZPL, ZPL2, DPL)
Warranty 3 year return-to-base

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