Which printer is right for your run size and product type?

Sector Nine is committed to ensuring that you choose the best equipment for your business needs. We offer one of the widest selections of solutions for label printing and apparel decorating in Canada and the United States, and will help you determine which product is the perfect fit for your application.

The products below are some of our most popular label printers for short- to medium-run applications. To learn more about any of the products, click the product name, or send us a message.

Afinia Label L301 Afinia Label L801 Epson TM-C7500G Primera LX500 Primera LX900 VIPColor VP485
Print Speed 1.8 in/sec (4.6 cm/sec) when printing a 2.2 in (5.6 cm) wide image in normal mode 6 in/sec (15.2 cm/sec) or 12 in/sec (30.5 cm/sec) Up to 30 cm/sec Eight 4″x3″ labels per minute Draft mode: 4.5 in/sec
Normal mode: 1.8 in/sec
High quality mode: 0.8 in/sec
Up to 5 in/sec, depending on size of label, print mode, and label registration type selected)
Print Resolution Color: Up to 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi
Black: Up to 1200 x 1200 rendered dpi
1600 x 1600 dpi or
1600 x 800 dpi
1200 x 600 dpi 4800 x 1200 dpi
1200 x 1200 dpi
600 x 600 dpi
Up to 4800 dpi 1200 x 1200 optimized dpi
Can print up to 4800 dpi. Contact us for more details.
Ink Black single 29.1mL pigment ink cartridge
Tri-color single 22.5mL dye ink cartridge
Dye-based ink, cartridge-based, 250 mL, individual CMYKK (2 blacks) UltraChrome DL, 4 individual CMYK cartridges Color (CMY) Individual CMYK ink cartridges 4 individual CMYK
Media Types Wide range of paper, polyester, polypropylene, and vinyl label stocks. Supports gap, black mark, and continous media. Wide range of paper, polyester, polypropylene, and vinyl label stocks. Roll-fed or fan-fold, die cut; single layer or adhesive labels on liner ; plain paper, fine paper, PET filmn, synthetic Roll-fed pressure-sensitive labels, roll-fed tags, fan-fold labels or tags roll-fed pressure-sensitive labels, or roll-fed tags
Media Sensing Auto-calibration and auto-detection of gap and black marks Gap, continuous, and black mark Gap, black mark Moveable see-through sensor for die-cut labels; Reflective for labels and tags with black stripe; Continuous label stock; Preprinted label stock. Moveable see-through sensor for die-cut labels;
reflective sensor for labels and tags with black stripe;
can use continuous and pre-printed labels and tags
Gap, continuous, black mark, roll or fanfold
Min Label Size 1.75″ x 0.75″ (44.5mm x 19mm) 2″ (50.8mm) wide 1.97″ (50 mm) minimum – 4.41″ (112 mm) maximum 1″ x 0.5″ (25.4mm x 12.7mm) 0.5″ x 0.5″ (12.7mm x 12.7mm) 1.5″ x 1″ (38.1mm x 25.4mm)
Max Label Size 6″ (or up to 8.5″ with optional unwinder) x 48″ (152.4mm/up to 215.9mm with optional unwinder x 1219.2mm) 8.5″ (216mm) wide 4.25″ (108mm) wide 4.25″ x 17″ (107.95 mm x 431.8mm) 8.25″ x 17″ (209.6mm x 431.8mm)
Inter Label Gap Size 0.125″–0.3″ (3.175mm–7.62mm) 0.125″–0.3″ (3mm–8mm) Min. 0.12″ (3mm) 0.1″–10″ (2.5mm–254mm) 0.1″–10″ (2.5mm–254mm)
Black Mark Size 0.125″–0.3″ (3.175mm–7.62mm) 3mm wide, 25.4mm long on left 1.1″(28mm) wide x 0.2″ (5mm) height Min 0.1″ (2.54mm) Min 0.1″ (2.54mm)
Label Thickness 0.1mm–0.3mm 0.13mm–0.3mm .005″ – .009″ (0.129 – 0.236 mm) Max 0.01″ (10 mil) Max 0.01″ (10 mil)
Label Cutter Manual cutter Included Software-controlled cutter included Included
Unwinder Included, 6″ (152.4mm) max width, 6″ (152.4mm) OD Optional Optional Optional Included Integrated upon request
Display Front panel touch screen Multi-language graphical text LCD Screen
Operating Systems Windows 7, 8, and 10 (32 and 64 bit) Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1
Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit) with Service Pack 2
Windows XP (32- and 64-bit) with Service Pack 3
Windows 10
Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit);Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit);Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit, 64-bit);Windows Vista® SP2 (32-bit, 64-bit);Windows XP SP3 (32-bit);Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012;Windows Server 2008 R2;Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit);Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit) Windows® 7/8/10+
Mac OS X 10.9+
Windows® 7/8/10+ or Mac® OS X 10.6 – 10.10 Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, windows 7 and Vista
Data Interface USB 2.0 connection TCP/IP (Manual IP configuration or DHCP) USB 2.0 High-speed, Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T USB 2.0; External Control Port USB 2.0 and Ethernet
Warranty 1 year 1 year
Price CAD* $2,150.00 $10,795.00 $11,995.00 $1,699.00 $4,045.00 $3,995.00

* Prices are for comparison only, and are subject to change