LX500 Color Label Printer

LX500 Color Label Printer

New and improved LX500 Color Label Printer. Faster and better quality printing. Optional built-in label cutter in a small compact size. Prints up to 102mm wide.

Save Time & Money by Printing Your Own Labels!


What’s in the box
LX500 Color Label Printers include one dye-based color ink cartridge, BarTender UltraLite Primera Edition design software, printer drivers for Windows 7/8/10+ and Mac ® OS X 10.9 or higher, starter roll of 4” x 3” Tuff-Coat™ High-Gloss Inkjet Label Stock, USB 2.0 cable and instructions. Requires an available USB 2.0 port.

Your labels can include full-color photos, illustrations, graphics, text and bar codes. Print them when and where you need them – in quantities you can really use! Best of all, depending upon the quantity you print, the price per label will be significantly less than labels printed on flexo or offset.

Get Up and Running Quickly

From initial set-up to full operation, the LX500 is easy to use. Plus, everything you need to start printing labels is included in the box. Each LX500 ships with BarTender® UltraLite Primera Edition software, sample roll of high-gloss labels, ink cartridge and USB cable. You’ll be printing full-color labels within minutes of taking the printer out of the box. Need to make larger labels? The LX1000 and LX2000 have nearly all the capabilities of our LX500, and can print labels up to 210mm wide.

Series Models

LX500 Label Printer

LX500 Label Printer

SKU: 74273

  • Small, compact size
  • Prints up to 102mm wide
  • 4800 dpi full-color printing
  • Up to 64mm a second print speed

$1295 USD

LX500c Label Printer

LX500c Label Printer

SKU: 74275

  • Small, compact size with built-in cutter
  • Prints up to 102mm wide
  • 4800 dpi full-color printing
  • Up to 64mm a second print speed

$1395 USD

Technical Specifications

Print MethodInkjet
Print Resolutions4800 x 1200 dpi, 1200 x 1200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
Ink CartridgeColor (CMY)
Colors16.7 million
Color MatchingZ-Color™ Color Matching Software
Print Width.75" (19mm) to 4" (101.6mm)
Print Length0.75" (19mm) to 24" (609.6mm)
Media Width1" (25.4mm) to 4.25" (108mm)
Media TypesRoll-fed pressure-sensitive labels, roll-fed tags, fan-fold labels or tags
Media SensingMoveable see-through sensor for die-cut labels; Reflective for labels and tags with black stripe; Continuous label stock; Preprinted label stock.
Supply Roll5" (127mm) maximum diameter on 2" (50.8mm) core. Core has additional restrictions - see manual.
Ink level WarningCalculates actual number of prints remaining based upon ink usage of graphics being printed (patent-pending)
Indicator LightsPower, Ink
ControlsPause, Load/Feed, Unload
Operating SystemWindows® 7/8/10+
Mac OS X 10.9+
Recommended Minimum SystemFor PC: Pentium® IV computer or better, 512MB RAM, 5GB free hard drive space, USB port.
For Mac: 1 GHz Intel processor or higher, capable of running Mac OS X v10.9 or higher, 1GB RAM, one available USB port
Label Design SoftwareBarTender UltraLite Primera Edition included for PC Only. Can also be used with most other popular label design and graphics software programs.
Electrical Rating12VDC, 5.0A
Power Requirements100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts
CertificationsUL, UL-C, CE
Weight7.0 lbs. (3.2 kg)
Dimensions10.4"W x 15.3"D x 7.1"H (closed), 17.4"(open) 264mmW x 389mmD x 180mmH (closed), 442mmH (open)
OptionsInk Cartridge, Tri-Color #53374 or #53339
IncludedBartender Ultralite software for Windows, 4”X3” Tuffcoat™ High-Gloss Paper starter roll and starter tri-color cartridge.
Warranty1 Year RTB, extended warranty optional

LX500 Label Specifications

Important NoteAll labels should be rated as "inkjet printable" and have a top coat which is capable of accepting dye ink
Label width4.25" (107.95mm) 1" (25.4mm)
Liner/media width4.375" (111.13mm) 1.5" (38.1mm)
Label height/length17" (431.8mm)0.5" (12.7mm)
Gap between labels 10" (254mm)0.10" (2.5mm)
Width of thru-hole opening0.5" (12.7mm)0.25" (6.325mm)
Distance from edge of media to edge of thru-hole2.25" (57mm) 0.20" (5.06mm)
Reflective/Black Mark Width*N/A0.1" (2.54mm)
Max Outer Diameter (OD)5.0"(127mm)N/A
Inner Core Diameter (ID)2.0" (50.8mm)N/A
Total Thickness (Liner + Label) **0.010” (10 mil)N/A
Distance from edge of media to edge of labelPrinter driver assumes 2 mm gap. However, this is adjustable via the left margin offset.
*The Reflective/Black Mark should be opaque to infrared light. The mark should be between the labels. The end of the mark should correspond with the beginning of the label.
This is the recommended maximum. There are two factors that determine whether the printer will accept any particular stock thickness.
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