TD-4520TN label printer front view
TD-4520TN label printer left view
TD-4520TN label printer right view
Brother TD-4520TN with thermal transfer ribbon and label roll installed
Thermal transfer ink ribbon being installed into the TD-4520TN
Warehouse operative printing shipping label with barcodes on Brother thermal transfer label printer
Doctor, clinician or laboratory assistant printing a blood bag label on a Brother thermal transfer label printer
A Brother thermal transfer label printer is on a steel counter next to cakes, with a printed label showing expiry date and allergen ingredients list

TD-4520TN Thermal Transfer Desktop Label Printer

Print high-quality, continuous labels using media up to 112mm/4.41-inch wide.

Product Details

  • 300dpi high resolution printing for crisp text and barcodes
  • Thermal transfer print using high capacity ink ribbons
  • Up to 127mm/second (5 ips) print speed
  • USB, wired ethernet and serial ports as standard
  • Supports popular printer languages including ZPL/ZPL2, EPL and DPL
  • Free label design software available via download
TD-4520TN label printer front view

Product Overview

The TD-4520TN creates high resolution labels that last. Thermal transfer technology means labels are especially durable, making them suitable for a wide range of tasks in sectors like transport and logistics, retail, healthcare and food traceability. Operation is easy with BarTender and SAP compatibility*, and auto media configuration delivers better usability. For a more cost-efficient print option, direct thermal technology is built-in too, letting you print high-quality receipts, shipping labels and tickets.

Specifications

General

Technology Thermal transfer/Direct thermal
Buttons Power , Feed
LED Power, Error, Data
Memory capacity RAM, FLASH, 128MB, 64MB

Connectivity

Serial Yes
USB interface USB 2.0 Full Speed, USB Host
Wired network interface 10/100 BASE-TX

Connectivity

Serial Yes
USB interface USB 2.0 Full Speed, USB Host
Wired network interface 10/100 BASE-TX

Dimensions and weights

Dimensions 204mm (W) x 280mm (D) x 177.5mm (H)
Weight 2.5

In the box

In the box Quick Setup Guide (QSG), Printer, AC adaptor, AC Power supply cord, USB Cable

Operating systems & software

Supported Operating Systems Windows (Windows 8.1, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows, Labelling,SupportedOperatingSystems,Windows), Mac OSX (Mac OS X 10.10 or higher), For the full list of compatible operating systems visit support.brother.com, Linux

Printing

Maximum Print Length 11430mm
Resolution 300 x 300dpi
Supported commands FBPL-EZD (EPL2, ZPL2, DPL)

Printing

One Dimensional Barcode Symbology Code128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code39, EAN13(JAN13), EAN8(JAN8), UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC/EAN EXTENSION, CODABAR(NW7), MSI, China post, ITF14, Code11, TELEPEN, TELEPEN number, PLANET, Code49, Deutsche Post Identcode, Deutsche Post Leitcode, LOGMARS, PLESSEY, GS1-128(UCC/EAN-128)
Two Dimensional Barcode Symbology GS1 Databar Composite, DataMatrix, MaxiCode, Aztec, PDF417, QR Code, Micro PDF417
Maximum Print Lenght 11430mm
Resolution (dpi) 300 x 300dpi
Printing Maximum Roll Core Diameter 38.1mm
Printing Maximum Roll Diameter 127mm
Printing Minimum Label Width 20mm
Printing Minimum Roll Core Diameter 25.4mm
Supported commands FBPL-EZD (EPL2, ZPL2, DPL)

Solutions

SDK (Software Development Kit) Yes

Solutions

SDK (Software Development Kit) Yes
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Software Security Updates Guarantee

Brother devices conform to The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (Security Requirements for Relevant Connectable Products) Regulations 2023 and receive guaranteed software security updates until at least five years after the device is last in production.

After the initial support period, Brother shall use all reasonable endeavours to provide software updates for as long as reasonably practicable.

If you already own a Brother device, visit support.brother.com for information specific to your device.

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High quality thermal transfer printing

The 300dpi print resolution produces incredibly crisp, easy-to-read text and barcodes using thermal transfer ink ribbons and media. As your printing needs change, so can the Brother TD-4520TN label printer.

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High capacity thermal transfer print ribbons in various materials depending on application

Large capacity ribbons of up to 300 metres can be installed, and are available in wax for standard paper media, wax/resin for improved resistance to chemicals on paper and synthetic media or resin for the best durability against heat and chemicals.

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Industry standard printer commands, as standard

Print from Windows using the standard printer driver, or integrate the Brother TD-4520TN label printer into your legacy systems using ZPL/ZPL2 or EPL printer commands without needing to change your existing software.

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Fast print speed and processing to improve efficiency

A fast print speed of 127mm/second (5 inches per second) means less time waiting for your labels to print and more time being productive. 

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Connectivity to suit your requirements

With integrated USB, Ethernet and Serial ports as standard, the Brother TD-4520TN will have no problems connecting to your existing equipment and infrastructure.

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Optional accessories to further improve productivity

Add a durable label cutter, automatic label peeler or external roll holder for larger capacity rolls to further enhance your efficiency and provide maximum printer up-time. 

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