Honeywell PB42


Honeywell's PB42 portable printer

 interfaces seamlessly with the CK60 and 700 Intermec handheld computers

Intermec’s PB42* four inch wireless portable receipt printer is designed to improve direct store delivery (DSD), Field Service, and Home Utility applications. The PB42 printer interfaces seamlessly with the CK60 and 700 Intermec handheld computers. Daily route activities are easily entered and tracked via a mobile computer throughout a workers shift. Receipts are immediately provided to the customer for prompt payment or to eliminate duplicate billing efforts.

The unique Intermec design of the PB42 portable receipt printer ensures ease of use. This is very important for delivery drivers who negotiate routes with multiple stops and rugged conditions. Special design features include sharing of battery design with the CK60 mobile computer, simple receipt paper installation, high visibility buttons and indicators to show when the printer is within radio range or when the lithium ion batteries are getting low.


  • Intermec Designed & Manufactured
  • Dual high capacity Lithium Ion batteries
  • Intermec SmartSystems™ Device Management
  • Serial, USB and Bluetooth® Class 1 Interfaces
  • Frontloading batteries
  • Flexibility to use roll or fanfold receipt paper
  • High visibility buttons and indicators
  • International logos facilitate global use
  • Simple paper installation
  • Operates in temperatures as low as -20° C



Thermal receipt printing

Physical Characteristics

Depth: 3.1 inches (7.87 cm)
Height: 7.1 inches (18.03 cm)
Width: 6.62 inches (16.82 cm)
Weight: 3.0 lb (1.36 kg) w/ 2 battery packs and full roll receipt paper
Drop test: 4 ft to concrete

Print Specifications

Print Width: 4.1 inch (104 mm)
Element Size: 0.0049 inch (0.125mm)
Minimum Graphical Element: 0.010 inch (0.254 mm)
Print Speed: 2 ips (50 mm/sec)
Print Resolution: 203 DPI (8 dots/mm)


Max. Width: 4.4 inch (111.8 mm)
Thickness: 0.002 to .0044 inch (0.05 to 0.112 mm)
Tracking: Center Style:
Roll-fed or fanfold Roll Max Diameter: 2.65 inches (67 mm)
Roll Core ID: 0.75 inch (19.05 mm)
Media Type: Receipt paper

Standard Interface Serial: RS-232 (115 kbps) USB v.1.1 (full speed) Class 1 Bluetooth®

Optional Interface: Class 1 Bluetooth® – range up to 100 m (328 feet)

Character Sets

West European Latin No. 1 and 9: Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norweigian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
East European Latin No. 2: Albanian, Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Polish, Rumanian, Serbocroation, Slovak, and Slovene.
Cyrillic: Bulgarian,Byelorussian, English, Macedonian, Russian, Serbocroation, and Ukrainian.
U.S. standard
Europe multilingual
Code Page requirements for Far East Log onto for additional international fonts for the PB42 portable printer.

Font types

40 column, normal, bold, 80 column, normal, bold, 132 column, normal, bold

Standard Memory

4 MB Flash

LED Indicators

Intermec Ready-to-Work Indicator
Radio –Green Flashing
Battery – Green/Red

Power Supply

AC Adapter: 50 Watt
Voltage Range: 12 V ± 5%.
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery: 7.2V, 2.4A-H. Each printer ships standard with two batteries (batteries do not ship with vehicle mount option).

Operating Environment

Operating: -20°C (-4°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Non-operating: -30°C (-22°F) to 70°C (158°F)
Battery Charging: 0°C (32°F) to 50°C (122°F)
Relative Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing

Regulatory Approvals

North America UL and cUL Listed, UL 60950; Europe TÜV Rheinland GS Licensed, EN 60950; Mexico NYCE CERTIFIED, NOM 19; Other Countries EN 60950 CB; CE Mark

EMC Approvals

USA FCC Title 47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class B; Europe EMC Directive (EN 55022 Class B + EN 55024); CISPR22

Options & Accessories

Belt Clip, Shoulder Strap, Batteries, AC Charger, Vehicle Mount, External Paper Tray, AC Power Adapter, Cigarette Lighter Adapter, Nylon System Case, Four Bay Printer Charger