Compact, Convenient and Dependable Kiosk Printer for a Wide Range of Kiosk Systems

BIXOLON America Inc. a leading global Mobile, Label and POS Printer manufacturer today announced the launch of a new addition to the BIXOLON BK3 Series, BK3-21. The compact and light-weight 2-inch (60 mm) open frame kiosk printer is developed upon proven expertise and knowledge the company has gathered over decades in thermal printing industry. Ideal for self-service kiosk solutions in retail, quick-service restaurants, healthcare, transportation, hospitality and more, the BK3-21 provides fast printing speeds of up to 250 mm/sec at 203dpi.

Supporting selectable media width of 60 / 58 / 20 mm and customizable bezels, the BK3-21 offers the flexibility necessary for the evolving requirements of a wide variety of kiosk applications. Its diverse connectivity options including USB V2.0 and serial (9 pin male or 5 pin connector) and DC Jack or 2 pin power connector facilitate easy integration and the transfer of vast data without causing delay.

The BK3-21 caters to media roll diameters of 80/102/120 mm and multi-position near-end sensor to allow the deployer to efficiently monitor the status of paper, minimize maintenance resource and stay productive. With power switch and reset button available on both sides, it is easy to reboot the printer regardless of the orientation of how the unit is installed within the kiosk systems. User-centered design with easily adjustable paper guide ensures hassle-free experience.

Compatible with OS from Windows® and OPOS-based systems to Android™, Windows® and Linux™-based smart devices, the BK3-21 also offers all the major code pages and a Paper Saving mode through BIXOLON’s easy to set up Unified Utility. It allows users to reduce paper consumption by up to 25% and decreased CO2 emissions opening up opportunities of environmental-friendly and cost-saving operation.

“Reliability in a wide range of operating temperature is the first and foremost factor that must be addressed for self-service deployments,” explains Paul Kim, General Manager of BIXOLON America. He added, “The BK3-21 is an optimal solution to be installed into slim and sleek kiosk applications across industries, where dependable printing performance with a small form factor is mostly required.”

The BK3-21 printer is available for order in all BIXOLON sales regions.

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BIXOLON is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, advanced printing technologies including point-of-sale receipt, label, Auto ID and mobile printers for a wide range of environments. Millions of BIXOLON printers are used today in retail, hospitality, healthcare, banking, ticketing, post/parcel, warehousing and other transaction-intensive industries. In 2020, for the seventh consecutive year BIXOLON was named global mobile receipt printer market leader by Japanese research company Chunichisha.