R-400 PLUS!

Argox R-400plus Barcode Printer


R-400plus leads industrial level printers in affordability and ease of handling. Easy-to-use design allows convenient loading of 360M ribbon and 6" OD media roll in under a minute. Throughput up to 6ips is enhanced by a fast 32-bit RISC microprocessor, as well as 1MB flash memory for larger data storage.

Movable reflective sensor makes it easy to detect variable media with 10mm to 110mm width. Leading edge design brings more performance and functionality to make R-400plus the ideal choice as an industrial printer for easy operation at the lowest cost.




  • For commercial and light industry applications
  • 203dpi resolution model available
  • 32-bit CPU, up to 6ips print speed, and no ribbon wrinkle with centralized thermal print head for superior print performance
  • Ultra-precise printing module for print jobs such as thick tags, fabric labels, and tough label printing
  • Movable reflective sensor
  • Industrial-strength media management: Max 360M ribbon wax & 6” media compartment
  • Easy media loading & ribbon installation
  • Reinforced fiber-plastic metal-strength construction and printing module, and optimum footprint and lightweight for easy placement
  • PPLA, PPLB, PPLZ emulations available
  • Full range of options :Cutter, Peeler, Stacker, Font card, RTC and standalone keyboard (Argokee)
  • Printer Server external for Ethernet/Wireless/ Bluetooth options


  • Shipping and receiving
  • Retail tag
  • Packaging
  • Cargo tracking
  • Luggage labeling
  • Logistic labeling
  • Work in process
  • Parts making
  • Product labeling
  • Compliance labeling
  • Pallet labeling
  • Electronic parts labeling


Printing method

Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Printing resolution

Direct Thermal / Thermal Transfer

Printing Speed

2~ 6ips(51~152mm/s)

Printing Length

Max 43”(1092mm)

Printing Width

Max 4.25”(108mm)


2M Flash ROM

CPU Type

32 bit RISC microprocessor


Reflective (Movable)

Operation Interface

LED indicator x 3(Ready/Media/Ribbon), Button x 3(Feed/Pause/Cancel)

Communication Interface

Centronics Parallel, RS-232, USB


Internal character sets standard
5 alpha-numeric fonts from 0.049”H ~ 0.23” H (1.25mm ~ 6.0mm)
Internal fonts are expandable up to 24x24
4 direction 0 ~ 270 rotation
Soft fonts are downloadable

1D Barcodes

PPLA: Code39, Code93, Code128/subset A, B and C, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC A/E/2 and 5 add-on, EAN 13/8, UCC/EAN-128, UCC/EAN-128 Random Weight, Postnet, Plessey, HIBC, Telepen, FIM
PPLB: Code39, Code93, Code128/subset A, B and C, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC A/E/2 and 5 add-on, EAN 13/8, UCC/EAN-128, Postnet, Matrix 2 of 5, Code-128UCC
PPLZ: Code11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code39, Code93, EAN 13/8, UPCA/E, Code128/subset A, B and C, Industrial 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, Codabar, UPC/EAN Extensions, MSI, Plessey, PostNet

2D Barcodes

PPLA: PDF-417, MaxiCode, Data Matrix (ECC200 only)
PPLB: PDF-417, MaxiCode
PPLZ: PDF-417, MaxiCode, Data Matrix (ECC200 only)


PPLA: PCX, BMP, IMG and HEX forma
PPLB: PCX and binary raster
PPLZ: GRF, Hex and GDI



Software - Label editing

Windows Driver (Win 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7) BarTender, ArgoBar Pro

Software - Utility

Printer UtilityFont Utility

Media Type

Roll-feed, die-cut, continuous, fan-fold, tags, ticket in thermal paper or plain paper and fabric label


Max Width: 4.6”(118mm) Min Width:1”(25.4mm)
Thickness: 0.0025”~0.01”(0.0635~0.254mm)
Max roll capacity(OD): 6”(152mm)
Core size: 1” (3” ID can be installed by media core adapter)


Ribbon Width: 1”~4” Ribbon roll – max OD: 2.67”(68mm) Ribbon Length: max 360m wax, 300m Resin, Core size – ID: 1”(25.4mm)
Wax, Wax/Resin, Resin (Ribbon would ink-side in for R-400plus&R-600, Ribbon would ink-side out for R-400K plus only)


L 314mm x W 231mm x H 218mm



Power Source

Internal Universal Power Supply 100 ~ 240VAC, 50/60 Hz

Operation Environment

Operation Temperature: 40°F~100°F (4°C~38°C), 0% ~ 90% non-condensing, 
Storage Temperature: -4°F~122°F (-20°C~50°C)

Optional Items

Cutter, Dispenser Kit, Stacker, RTC Card, 2MB Asian Font Card(Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean and Japanese), ArgoKee

Agency Listing



*This data sheet is for informational purposes only. Argox makes no warranties, expressed or implied in this summary. Specifications are subject to change without notice. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. More specific information, please refer to user’s manual.



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