Find out which label printer best suits your needs.

The Epson C3500 and Primera LX1000 are great label printer choices for short- to medium- runs. Learn more about how the Epson C3500 and Primera LX1000 compare in terms of print speed, print resolution, media compatibility, price, and more. If you have questions please send us a message.

Epson TM-C3500 Primera LX1000
Print Speed High-speed mode (360 x 180 dpi): 2.7″/sec. (4.1″ print width); 3.3″/sec. (2.8″ print width); 3.7″/sec. (2.2″ print width)
Fine mode (720 x 360 dpi): 1.4″/sec. (4.1″ print width); 1.7″/sec. (2.8″ print width); 1.9″/sec. (2.2″ print width)
Draft mode: 4 in/sec
Normal mode: 1.3 in/sec
High quality mode: 0.54 in/sec
Print Resolution Up to 720 x 360 dpi Up to 4800 dpi
Ink Pigmented ink, individual CMYK cartridges Inidividual ink cartridges for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black
Media Type Roll-fed or fanfold; die cut or continuous; single layeror adhesive labels on liner; plain paper, fine paper, PETfilm, synthetic Roll-fed pressure-sensitive labels, or roll-fed tags
Labels should be rated as “inkjet printable” and have a top coat which is capable of accepting pigment ink
Media Sensing Gap, black mark, media cut 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
Print Width 0.5–8.25″ wide
Gap size Die-cut label gap min 0.12″ (3.0mm) 0.1–10″ (2.5–254mm)
Label Thickness 4.7–7.5 mils (0.12–0.19mm) 0.01″ (10 mil)
Operating System Windows® XP 32-bit (SP3)/64-bit (SP2);
Windows Vista® 32-bit/64-bit (SP2);
Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit (SP1);
Windows 8 32-bit/64-bit
Windows 7, 8, 10+
Interfaces USB 2.0 High-speed, Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T USB 2.0; External Control Port
Price CAD* $2,499.00 $4,045.00

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