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PF8 Desktop Printer – DISCONTINUED

The PF8 Desktop Printer has reached End-of-Build status and is discontinued. Recommended replacements include the PC23d, PC43d, and PC43t Desktop Printers. Please see the PF8 overview page for further details, including access to product support and replacements.

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THIS PRODUCT HAS REACHED END-OF-BUILD STATUS

PF8 Desktop Printer: End of Build as of March 2013

Please visit our Support / Discontinued Products section »

Recommended Replacement Products

Recommended replacements for the PF8 Desktop Printer include:
  • PC23d Desktop Printer
    PC23d Desktop Printer »
    Super easy to install and use, the 2" PC23d is an intuitive bar code printer that is both modular and extremely compact, ensuring that it will fit your business needs today, and tomorrow. Ideal for healthcare, as well as small and medium business settings.
  • PC43d / PC43t Desktop Printer
    PC43d / PC43t Desktop Printer »
    Super easy to install and use, the 4" PC43d / PC43t is an intuitive bar code printer that is both modular and extremely compact, ensuring that it will fit your business needs today, and tomorrow. Ideal for package express courier, healthcare, and retail, as well as small and medium business settings.

About End-of-Build (EOB) Status

This product has reached its "End-of-Build" or EOB phase. EOB status means that this product is no longer manufactured by Intermec. In some circumstances, customers can still order EOB products in small quantities from remaining inventory, but typically, EOB products are no longer available to order.

For more details on the Intermec End-of-Life (EOL) Process, please visit our Support / Discontinued Products section, where you'll find additional information about discontinued products and their recommended replacements, as well as Product Support for both current and EOL products, including our product knowledge base known as Knowledge Central, Downloads, Manuals, and more.



The original data for this product has been maintained below for your reference, and for comparison with newer products.


Archived Product Data for the PF8 Desktop Printer (Discontinued)

  • IT-friendly design simplifies deployment and support, especially in networked environments
  • Industry-standard connectivity options include fast, internal Ethernet
  • Includes popular PrintSet configuration tool for fast set-up and upgrades
  • Provides easy migration path for Intermec PC4 and other EPL desktop printers
  • Compact footprint for space constrained applications
  • Clamshell design makes media loading easy and intuitive
  • Double-wall case provides durability
  • One-inch ribbon core option (PF8t) maximizes time between roll changes
  • Ideal for healthcare, transportation/courier, retail and office environments

Product Overview

Designed to set a new standard in IT friendliness, the Intermec PF8 provides a compact, easy-to-use bar code printing solution that dramatically simplifies deployment and support. Its quiet, reliable operation and intuitive design make the PF8 the right fit for light duty labeling applications in transportation/courier, healthcare, in-store retail and office environments.

Easy to Deploy

Available in thermal transfer (PF8t) and direct thermal (PF8d) print technology models, the PF8 is packed with features that simplify deployment and reduce the need for IT support. In particular, the PF8 now includes Intermec PrintSet, a robust configuration tool that has long proven its value across the Intermec industrial printer line. PrintSet provides an easy tool for configuring printer and network settings, downloading fonts and graphics, and upgrading firmware, saving time for both set-up and ongoing maintenance.

The PF8 printers include flexible, industry standard connectivity - including parallel, serial, USB and optional internal Ethernet – enabling easy, drop-in installation in networked environments. With their compact size, common media specifications, and ESIM printer language, the PF8 printers provide an easy migration path from legacy Intermec printers such as the PC4, as well as from other desktop printers using the EPL printer language.

The PF8's off-the-shelf compatibility and certifications with a wide range of business and healthcare software applications enables users to be up and running quickly, requiring minimal IT support.

Easy to Use

Ideal for customers who are new to label printing or who are making the switch from laser or inkjet printers, the easy-to-use PF8 reduces training needs and trouble tickets. Its double-wall clamshell construction is durable and makes media loading (and reloading) intuitive and virtually trouble-free. Users can depend on the PF8 to consistently deliver reliable, high quality bar code output.

The PF8t thermal transfer printer provides two options: a one-inch or a half-inch ribbon core. The one-inch core accommodates a larger ribbon roll (up to 900 feet), which reduces the need for frequent replacements, minimizes downtime and enables ribbons to be shared with industrial printers. The half-inch core also holds a very large ribbon roll (300 feet).

The Right Fit

With their small footprint and near-silent operation, the PF8 printers are perfect for space-constrained environments and settings such as patient areas and offices. The PF8 printers are the right fit for a wide range of applications, including patient wristband and prescription labeling, shelf and shipping labels, asset labeling, and almost any busy place where users need reliable, easy-to-use bar code printers.


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