Sato WS4

Recommended Models

WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN (NA)
$444.03
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth (NA)
$533.18
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN (NA)
$539.12
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth (NA)
$628.26
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer

Additional Models

SATO WS4 300dpi 4" Direct Thermal Printer, LAN/USB/RS232/WLAN, with Dispenser
$949.19
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Cutter (NA)
$719.96
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Cutter (NA)
$770.90
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth (NA)
$673.26
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN (NA)
$860.04
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Dispenser (NA)
$622.32
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Dispenser (NA)
$673.26
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Dispenser (NA)
$809.10
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Cutter (NA)
$865.14
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN (NA)
$815.04
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN (NA)
$678.36
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Cutter (NA)
$906.74
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Dispenser (NA)
$717.41
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Cutter (NA)
$1,046.82
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Dispenser (NA)
$1,043.43
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN (NA)
$719.96
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Dispenser (NA)
$762.41
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Dispenser (NA)
$533.18
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Cutter (NA)
$860.04
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Cutter (NA)
$1,001.82
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Cutter (NA)
$954.28
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Cutter (NA)
$1,141.06
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth (NA)
$767.50
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN (NA)
$954.28
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Dispenser (NA)
$856.65
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, WLAN and Dispenser (NA)
$904.19
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: WLAN, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Thermal Transfer 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Dispenser (NA)
$767.50
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Direct Thermal 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Cutter (NA)
$630.81
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN, Bluetooth and Cutter (NA)
$815.04
  • add-on features: Cutter
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS408 Thermal Transfer 203 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN and Dispenser (NA)
$628.26
  • add-on features: Dispenser
  • dpi: 203 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Thermal Transfer
WS412 Direct Thermal 305 DPI, USB, RS232, LAN (NA)
$584.12
  • dpi: 305 DPI
  • interfaces: USB, Ethernet, Serial
  • print method: Direct Thermal

Accessories

Ribbon Adapters for WS4 - 0.5" core & 1" core
$32.25
WS408 Enhanced Warranty, Purchased Within 60 Days of Printer, Five Day TAT, Three Years, All Inclusive Coverage
$105.00
WS412 Enhanced Warranty, Purchased Within 60 Days of Printer, Five Day TAT, Three Years, All Inclusive Coverage
$105.00
SATO Bluetooth Kit for WS4 Direct Thermal Printers
$89.15
WS4 TT Full Cutter
$186.78

WS4 Barcode Printers


The WS4 is Sato's entry-level 4" label printer. Flexible and versatile, the WS4 is available in two models, thermal transfer (TT) or direct thermal (DT), and can be used to print labels, receipts, tags and wristbands at a resolution of 203 or 305dpi. It offers print speeds up to 6 ips and has a flexible media handling feature for 300m ribbon lengths, face-in or face-out medias and auto-calibration with adjustable sensor positioning.

The printer comes equipped with USB, RS232 and Ethernet interfaces as the standard configuration. Bluetooth or 802.11 WLAN communications are available as optional configurations. The WS4 also comes loaded with on-board emulations for SBPL, ZPL, SEPL, SDPL, SIPL. Auto-detection of the command stream being used ensures drop in compatibility with most non-Android/iOS setups.

Continued maintained on the WS4 is easy, too. The printer features tool-less replacement of its print head or platen roller to support a quick return to full operation when normal maintenance is required. All WS4 printers are configured with A three-color LED lamp system helps operators easily know their printer status at a glance. Find a collection of videos here showing how to load media and perform basic troubleshooting.

Highlighted Features

  • Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal Models
  • Emulations for ZPL, EPL, BPL, and other leading languages.
  • USB, Ethernet, and RS232 interfaces standard on all models.
  • User-friendly operation and maintenance
Product Specifications
Dimensions (W x D x H) Direct Thermal Model: W: 7.24" (183.8 mm) D: 8.89" (225.9 mm) H: 6.54" (166.0 mm)
Thermal Transfer Model: W: 8.69" (220.6 mm) D: 10.96" (278.5 mm) H: 7.38" (187.5 mm)
Weight DT Model: 3.88 lbs. (1.74 kg)
TT Model: 5.46 lbs. (2.48 kg)
Print Resolution WS408: 203 dpi (8 dots/mm)
WS412: 300 dpi (12 dots/mm)
Print Speed WS408: 6 ips (Up to 152.4 mm/sec)
WS412: 4 ips (Up to 101.6 mm/sec)
Maximum Print Area 4.09” (104.0 mm) x 39.33” (999.0 mm)
Sensors Adjustable I-Mark Sensor (Reflective), Label Gap Sensor (Transmissive), Label Taken Sensor (Dispenser Option)
Media Type Roll or Fan-fold Die Cut Labels, Plain Paper Face Stock, Synthetics and Continuous Stock, Ticket
Media Thickness 0.002” – 0.007” (0.06 mm – 0.19 mm)
Media Roll Diameter Max. Outside Diameter: 5.0” (127.0 mm)
Inner Core Diameter: 1.0” / 1.5" (25.4 mm / 38.1 mm)
Media Width 0.88" (22.4 mm) to 4.53" (115.0 mm)
Ribbon Length (max) Max. 984.2 ft (300m) Center Justified
Ribbon Inner Core 0.5" (12.7 mm) for 100m (328.0 ft) / 1.0" (25.4 mm) for 300m (984.2 ft)
Operating Temperature 41 to 104˚F (5 to 40ºC), 25 – 85% RH, Non- condensing

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