CITIZEN CT-S280 Thermal POS Printer

The Citizen CT-S280 features drop-in paper loading that's convenient, a low maintenance and compact design, Fast, 80 mm/sec, low noise printing plus the ability to add user-defined characters and l

  •  The Citizen CT-S280 low-cost thermal mini printer fits perfectly in a wide variety of logging applications. It combines high-speed, two-colour printing with a compact footprint and drop in paper loading for a reliable, versatile printer.

    • High Speed (80mm/sec) Direct Thermal Printing
    • Drop in Paper loading
    • Two Colour Printing (with Special Paper)
    • Barcode Printing
    • Compatibility (ESC/POS)
    • Easy to use configuration software
    • Low cost Thermal Printing
    • User-changeable interface
    • Available in Ivory & Black
    • Can also be hung upright

    Order Codes




    CT-S280 with RS232 interface, Black


    CT-S280 with Parallel interface, Black


    CT-S280 with USB interface, Black

    Ivory versions

    Delete BL of the code eg. CTS280U


    Order Code





    Thermal 57 X 50 Paper Roll


    Thermal 57 x 70 Paper Roll




    Printing Method

    Line Thermal Dot Printing

    Printing Width

    58mm Paper: 48mm/384 Dot/lines

    Dot Pitch

    8 x 8 dots/mm (203 dpi)

    Printing Speed (Max.)

    approx. 80 mm/Sec

    Number of Columns

    Font A - 32 columns

    Font B - 42 columns

    Font C - 48 columns

    Character Size

    Font A:1.5 x 3.00mm

    Font B:1.13 x 1.13mm

    Font C: 1.0 x 2.0mm

    Character Table

    Alphanumeric Character (Font A, B & C)

    Code page 437,850,852,857,860,863,865,866,Katakana,Windows code

    Bar-code Type

    UPC-A/E,JAN-13/8,ITF,Code 39,Code 128,CODABAR,Code 93

    Line Spacing

    4.23mm (1/6 inch), can be set by a command

    Paper feed method


    Paper Type

    Thermal Paper Roll

    Paper Width

    58 +/- 0.5mm

    Paper Roll Diameter

    Max Ø 83.0mm

    Paper Supply Method

    Easy Paper Loading, Drop in and Print



    Print Buffer

    4K bytes or 45 bytes (dipswitch selectable)

    NV Memory

    256 Kbytes


    Paper Near End Sensor, Paper End Sensor , Rear Cover Open Sensor

    Standard Interfaces Available


    IEEE1284 and Centronics Compliant





    Driver available

    Windows 2000/NT/XP/2003 server, OPOS

    Software Utilities

    Firmware/NV Image download


    Printer: 430g, Power adapter: approx. 240g

    External Dimensions

    (W x D x H)

    106 x 170 x 116.5 mm



    100,000,000 pulses or 100 Km

    EMC/Safety Standards

    UL, C-UL, FCC Class A, TUV-GS, CE

    Power Supply (Adapter)

    Input: AC100 ~240V +/- 10%(include)

    Output: DC 8.5V




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