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Print receipts and tickets on demand and on the go with TSC’s Alpha-2R mobile 2-inch receipt printer.  The Alpha-2R is TSC’s smallest and most affordable mobile receipt printer.  While cost-effective, the Alpha-2R is still equipped with important basic features and offers a selection of competitive accessories.


The Alpha-2R is TSC’s third mobile printer offering in the Alpha Series of cost-efficient, high durability printers that now includes 2”, 3” and 4” wide mobile printers.  The Alpha-2R is a comfortable, light-weight printer capable of working with any mobile printing application where you need access to quick, simple receipts or tickets.  

TSC delivers more for our customers with the Alpha-2R without sacrificing function or performance:

Print More – Alpha-2R offers the largest media capacity in the 2’’ receipt market with a media capacity of 58 mm wide and a maximum receipt roll out diameter of 50 mm

Print Longer – Alpha-2R was designed to be Energy Star 2.0 compliant and features 17 hours of usage on a battery charge with an average of a 2 minute printer interval (BT mode)

Broad Application with excellent printing compatibility - ESC-POS & CPCL & ZPL emulations available

Print Quality – Smart Algorithm to adjust print speed & condition based on layout & heat history

Better Warranty -- 2-year warranty

The Alpha-2R is designed for a rough life and comes out of the box with an IP42 rating which may be upgraded by adding its IP54-rated protective case to resist dust and water. 

These small and light printers can be worn comfortably for a full shift, without interfering with the user’s tasks.  Use wired or wireless communication interfaces including USB 2.0, RS-232, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.2 plus Apple MFi, NFC and 802.11 a/b/g/n (support Bluetooth, either one use) to connect to a mobile computer or even a smart phone and produce clear easy-to-read receipts/labels hour after hour.

The printers Near Field Communication (NFC) makes it simple to connect to an Alpha-2R device directly from a compatible device. NFC is a technology found on many of today’s mobile devices that enables wireless two-way communication between two devices within close proximity of one another. NFC capability automatically establishes a direct connection between your NFC enabled smartphone or tablet and an Alpha-2R printer, so you can print or scan using any number of applications – without having to connect to a network or enter any login credentials.


Model Printing Method Resolution Max. Print Width Max. Print Length Max. Print Speed
Alpha-2R Direct Thermal 203 dpi 1.89" 90" 4 ips
  • Key Features
    • IP54-rated environmental case to resist the dust and water
    • Plastic design construction that withstands 1.5 m (5 ft) drop, with IP54 case can be 2 m (6.5 ft)
    • Wired & wireless communication interfaces: USB 2.0, RS-232, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.2 +MFi, NFC, and 802.11 a/b/g/n (supports either WiFi or Bluetooth)
    • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™
    • High capacity 1620 mAh rechargeable Lithium Ion batteries
    • Large paper capacity to reduce the frequency of changing paper roll
    • High-speed processor and extensive memory for fast print speeds of up to 102 mm (4”) per second
    • Lasts more than 17 hours of printing receipts on a single battery charge
    • Supports TSPL-EZ™ (EPL2 and ZPL emulations) ESC-POS, CPCL emulation
    • 2-year standard warranty  
  • Applications
    • Direct Store Deliveries (DSD)
    • Proof of Delivery and Pickup
    • Field Sales/Repairs
    • Mobile Point-of-Sale
    • Parking Citations
    • Mobile Ticketing
    • Onboard Transportation Ticketing
    • Utility Billing/Meter Reading
    • Fleet Management