Kiosk Printer BK3 Series

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The compact, flexible and highly reliable BK3 Series is comprised of 2-inch and 3-inch open frame kiosk printing mechanisms.

The compact, flexible and highly reliable BK3 Series is comprised of 2-inch and 3-inch open frame kiosk printing mechanisms. Ideal for standalone self-service kiosk installations in Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare and more. The BK3 Series is a direct thermal printer which operates at speeds up to 250 mm with 203 dpi resolutions. Packed with a range of design and value-added paper saving features, the BK3 Series supports a range of mounting options to provide design flexibility for any kiosk builders. The BK3 Series is supported with a range of drivers and utilities.



203 dpi print resolution, Auto media loading, Automatic and continuous status monitoring for media condition and errors, Direct thermal receipt printing for 2.3”/58 mm to 3.25”/82.5 mm width media, ENERGY STAR® qualified, Horizontal and vertical mounting capability, Integrated cutter, Patented looping presenter with pull detector, Prints any font, barcode and graphics supported by the application, USB connectivity, Various media mounting options behind and below give flexibility to kiosk design, up to 9.8”/250 mm diameter media rolls, Windows® drivers for plug and play


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203 dpi/8 dots per mm

Maximum Print Width

3.1”/80 mm

Minimum Print Length

3.6”/92 mm

Maximum Print Length

23.6”/600 mm

Maximum Print Speed

6”/152 mm per second

Media Sensors

black mark, input for external paper-low, Out-of-paper, paper in presenter

Media Width

2.3”/58 mm, 2.4”/60 mm, 3.15”/80 mm and 3.3”/82.5 mm supported

Media Roll Size

9.8”/250 mm

Core Diameter

1”/25 mm typical, 0.5”/12 mm with optional accessories

Media Thickness

0.002”/0.054 mm to 0.004”/0.11 mm

Media Type

Roll or fanfold paper


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Operating Temperature

32º F/0º C to 122º F/50º C

Storage temperature

-22º F/-30º C to 149º F/65º C

Operating Humidity

20% to 80% non-condensing

Storage Humidity

10% to 95% non-condensing excluding paper


24Vdc +/-5% average of 2A when printing


4.2”/107 mm


2.7”/69 mm


5.7”/145 mm


2.4 lbs/1.1 kg



Operating System

Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008 (32 and 64 bit O/S support for all drivers), Windows Vista, Windows® 7, Windows® XP

Options and Accessories

Accessory kits for quick deployment, Adapter for roll holder below position, 9.8”/250 mm dia max, Adapter plate and spindle for 0.5”/12 mm media rolls, Large media roll accessory to remove print artifacts from media rolls over 6”/150 mm in diameter, Media guides: 58, 60, 80 and 82.5 mm, Output bezel for easier integration, Output shutter to protect the printer from intrusion or damage, Paper-low sensor with 11.8”/300 mm cable, Paper-low sensor with 19.7”/500 mm cable, Quick fit hubs for easy mounting and removal of printer, Roll holder “universal” variable position, 7.9”/ 200 mm dia max, Roll holder wall mount, 5.9”/150 mm dia max


Powerful Printing Performance


  • Fast speed up to 250 mm per second at 203dpi
  • Long term reliable operation in a wide range of temperatures
  • Supporting selectable media widths of 83 / 80 / 60 / 58 / 20 mm and media thickness of up to 0.12 mm
  • A variety of drivers and SDKs for major operating systems including Android, Windows, and Linux
  • Reducing paper usage up to 25% resulting in less waste and lower CO2 emission
User-Centered Design


  • Adapatable to hold media diameter of 80 / 102 / 120 mm
  • The compact and lightweight design to fits perfectly into constricted spaces
  • Power switch and reset button are available on both sides of the printer for easy reboot
  • Multi-position near end sensor for efficiently monitoring status of paper
High Flexibility


  • Standard Interface: USB (V2.0 Full Speed) + Serial
  • Optional Interface: USB (V2.0 Full Speed) + Serial + Ethernet (BK3-31/BK3-32 Only)
  • Power: DC-Jack or 2P Connector
  • Serial: 9P Male or 5P Connector
  • Range of bezel options: 4 Types of Standard Bezel / LED Bezel (Available for the BK3-31 Only) / None Bezel