Signature Slide Printer

Signature Slide Printer

Primera's new Signature Slide Printer prints directly onto slides, eliminating handwriting or expensive, difficult to apply labels.

Printing slides on-demand reduces errors and increases efficiency

Primera’s Signature Slide Printer can significantly increase the efficiency of your lab while helping to reduce the risk of misidentification of specimens. It prints directly onto slides, eliminating handwriting or expensive, difficult to apply xylene-resistant labels. With impressive 300 dpi print resolution, you can print text, graphics and logos along with high-resolution linear and 2D bar codes on every slide you process.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • On-demand, full-color printing – print only the number of slides you need to help eliminate errors
  • Reduce inventory and purchasing activity – your inventory of multiple colors of slides is eliminated since you can now print colors on white slides
  • Up to 9 slides per minute
  • Output capacity: 15 slides
  • Prints directly onto slides – eliminates handwriting that is hard to read and labels that are hard to apply and can potentially fall off
  • Small footprint – fits perfectly next to the microtome
  • Chemical-resistant ink – ensures reliable identification of slides
  • USB interface – ability to integrate with Laboratory Information Systems
Print Slides

Easy to Use
Signature is designed for efficient, hands-free operation. Slides are stored in easy-to-load cartridges – away from dust and other potential contaminants. It takes just a few seconds to change out the cartridge if you need standard slides for one study and positively-charged slides for others. The level of slides remaining in a cartridge is easily viewed through the cartridge’s transparent blue LED backlit case.

Optional PTLab™ Software

PT Lab Screenshot PTLab Software was designed by Primera specifically for use with the Signature Slide Printer. It can be installed on any Windows 7/8/10 PC. With PTLab, you’ll be up and running and printing full-color slides in just minutes. Printing only the slides you need, when and where you need them, helps avoid potentially serious patient safety errors.

Add Several Configurations
Printers are available for 3rd party integration as well as in complete, stand-alone systems which include printer, software, scanner, keyboard and mouse.

Innovation at a New, More Affordable Price
Even with its high-resolution, full-color printing capabilities, Signature costs less than all other monochrome-only slide printers currently available. For the first time, you can afford to de-centralize slide printing and put an on demand, direct-to-slide printer at each workstation. You’ll reduce the chance of errors, have a more efficient workflow and save time and money by inventorying only white slides. The Signature Slide Printer represents true innovation for Pathology, Cytology and Histology labs as well as other medical, educational or research organizations that need to print slides on a regular basis.

Technical Specifications

ModelSignature Slide Printer
Printing TechnologyThermal transfer
Print SpeedUp to 9 slides/minute (monochrome)
Up to 5 slides/minute (solid colors)
Up to 4 slides/minute (process colors)
Print Resolution300 dpi
Ink TypeResin thermal transfer
Ribbon TypeCMYK: 1000 prints
Black: 5000 prints
Printable Colors8 solid colors; plus pattern options
Slide Types3” x 1” or 25mm x 75mm standard or positive
charged, white frosted end, clipped corners
Slide Capacity100 slides
Output tray Capacity15 slides
ConstructionSteel frame with powder-coated steel and
plastic covers
Cabinet ColorMedical white
Data InterfaceUSB 2.0
Printer DriversWindows™ 7/8/10
Height8.6” (218.4mm)
Width7.08” (179.8mm)
Depth12.58” (319.5mm)
Weight16.8 lbs. (7.62kg)
Power Requirements100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts
WarrantyOne year parts and labor; extended and
hot-swap warranties optional
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