• Alpha-3R
  • Alpha-3R
General Industry
Warehouse & LogisticsWarehouse & Logistics
Entertainment & HospitalityEntertainment & Hospitality


• IP54-rated protective case to resist dust and water
• Plastic design with rubber over-mold construction that withstands 5 ft. (1.5 m) drop
• Wired & wireless communication interfaces: USB 2.0, RS-232, Bluetooth, and 802.11 a/b/g/n
• High capacity 2500 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 4" (102 mm) per second
• Last more than 30 hours of printing receipts on a single battery charge
• Supports TSPL-EZ (EPL2 and ZPL emulations), ESC-POS or CPCL emulation
• 2-Year Warranty

Simplify your everyday mobile printing needs  

Enjoy TSC's reputation for cost-efficient, high durability printers with the Alpha-3R economical printer. The Alpha-3R is a comfortable, light-weight printer capable of working with any mobile printing application where you need quick, simple receipts/labels on demand.

Our Alpha-3R is designed for a rough life, inside the IP54-rated protective case to resist dust and water and with its rubber over-mold design prepared to take up to a five foot fall and keep printing.

These small and light printers can be worn comfortably for a full shift, without interfering with the user's tasks. Use USB, or optional Bluetooth®, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless or Serial to connect to a mobile computer or even a smart phone and produce clear easy-to-read receipts/labels hour after hour.

  • Direct Store Deliveries (DSD)
  • Field Repair/Installation
  • Mobile Point-of-Sale
  • Parking Citations
  • Mobile ticketing
  • Onboard Transportation Ticketing
  • Utility Billing/Meter Reading
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Print SpecificationResolution8 dots/mm (203 DPI)
Max. print speed102 mm (4")/second
Max. print width72 mm (2.83")
Max. print length2,286 mm (90")
Printing methodDirect Thermal
LCD/LEDLCD/LED2 color LED for printer status, 3 LEDs for battery status
Flash4 MB
Ribbon & Media CapacityRibbon capacityN/A
Ribbon widthN/A
Media typeReceipt paper, receipt paper with black mark in printing side & selected label
Media widthReceipt: 50.8 ~ 80 mm (2" ~ 3.15")
Label: 50.8 ~ 78 mm (2" ~ 3.07")
Media thicknessReceipt: 0.0508 ~ 0.1016 mm (2 ~ 4 mil)
Label: Fasson standard label media up to 0.14 mm (5.5 mil)
Media core diameterLabel: Min. 25.4 mm (1")
Media length10.2 ~ 25.4 mm (0.4" ~ 1")
Media roll capacityReceipt: 57 mm (2.25") OD
Label: 55 mm (2.16") OD
InterfaceStandard• PCBA1:USB 2.0, Bluetooth
• PCBA2:USB 2.0, MFi Bluetooth
• PCBA3:USB 2.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
Options• RS-232
Software SupportSoftware supportSAP, Oracle, WHQL 8.1, MFi, Windows, Linux, MAC X.10, Microsoft SQL Server, BarTender, Nice Label
Physical characteristicsDimension116 mm (W) x 148 mm (H) x 70 mm (D)
4.57"(W) x 5.83"(H) x 2.75"(D)
Weight0.55 kg (1.212 lbs)
12-24V DC automobile cigarette lighter plug - Vehicle power adapter (user option)-Alpha-3R、Alpha-4L

12-24V DC automobile cigarette lighter plug - Vehicle power adapter

USB to RS-232 converter cable (user option)-Alpha-2R、Alpha-3R、Alpha-4L

USB to RS-232 converter cable

Power adapter-Alpha-2R、Alpha-3R、Alpha-4L

Power adapter

IP 54 case w/ Shoulder trap (user option)-Alpha-3R

IP 54 case w/ Shoulder trap

Belt Clip (accessory)-Alpha-3R

Belt Clip

1 bay charger (user option)-Alpha-3R

1 bay charger

Li-ion battery (user option)-Alpha-3R

Li-ion battery

Mini type USB 2.0 (user option)-Alpha-2R, Alpha-3R, Alpha-4L

Mini type USB 2.0

4 bay charger (user option)-Alpha-3R

4 bay charger

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