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Printing is fast with superb clarity due to a floating print head mechanism that also reduces friction. The high resolution of 305 dpi and flat paper path guarantees superb print quality.

Reliability and Maintenance

Extremely fast processing and large internal memory the B-SX8 makes them an ideal choice for heavy duty requirements. The design is a field proven heavy-duty steel cabinet with a sturdy inner mechanism to ensure reliability. Networking controls provide real-time alerts of problems, with instructions on how to resolve it, as well as live status information for each printer connected to a network.

Connectivity Options

B-SX8 prove a reliable investment being designed with the latest interfaces such as USB 2.0 and 10/100 BASE Ethernet built-in as standard. Optional expansion includes Wireless LAN with the benefits of 802.11g range and speeds, with the latest security protocols keeping data safe.

RFID is a major new development in barcode label printing and the B-SX8 can be upgraded to allow direct tag inlay coding at UHF and HF frequencies.

Model Differences

The B-SX6 has a maximum print width of 171 mm, whereas the B-SX8 has a maximum print width of 213 mm. The B-SX8 has the Ribbon Save Module fitted as standard.

Technical Specification

Size and Weight

  • Height: 395 mm (15.6 inches)
  • Width: 416 mm (16.4 inches)
  • Depth: 289 mm (11.4 inches)
  • Weight: 25 kg (55.1 pounds)


  • Built-in:
    Parallel port
    USB 2.0 port
    Ethernet 10/100BASE port
  • Optional:
    Serial (RS-232) port
    Expansion I/O port
    Wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g module

Print Performance


  • Print method: Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
  • Print resolution: 305 dpi (12 dots per mm)
  • Print width: 213.3 mm (8.4 inches) max
  • Print length: 1364 mm max
  • Print speeds:
    3-inches per second (76.2 mm per s)
    4-inches per seoncd (101.6 mm per s)
    8-inches per second (203.2 mm per s)

Embedded Fonts

  • 21 Bitmap fonts
  • 4 Outline fonts
  • 3 Price fonts

Barcode Symbology

1D linear barcodes supported:
  • JAN8, JAN13, EAN8, EAN8+2 digits, EAN8+5 digits, EAN13, EAN13+2 digits, EAN13+5 digits, UPC-E, UPC-E+2 digits, UPC-E+5 digits, UPC-A, UPC-A+2 digits, UPC-A+5 digits, MSI, ITF, NW-7, CODE39, CODE93, CODE128, EAN128, Industrial 2 to 5, Customer Bar Code, POSTNET, KIX CODE, RM4SCC, RSS

2D barcodes supported:

  • Data Matrix, PDF 417, Maxicode, QR code, Micro PDF 417, CP Code

Electrical and Operating Requirements

  • Supply voltage: 220–240 V AC
  • Supply frequency: 50 Hz ±10%
  • Maximum power consumption:
    Printing—1.4 A 170 W
    Standby—0.31 A 10 W
  • Operating temperature: 5 to 40°C (40 to 104°F)
  • Relative humidity: 25–85% non-condensing

Warranty and Service

The Toshiba B-SX8 comes with a two-year limited warranty that includes up to 3 months onsite cover. Purchase a Toshiba Service Contract to extend service and support for up to five years of onsite cover. Only a Toshiba Service Contract provides you with onsite servicing from the Toshiba Service Engineer Network using genuine Toshiba parts. For more information visit Toshiba Service or call 01892 837722.


  • Cutter Module: B-SX208-QM-R
  • Strip Module: B-SX908-H-QM-R
  • Serial RS232C Interface Board: B-SA704-RS-QM-R
  • Wireless LAN Module:B-SA704-WLAN-QM-R
  • Real Time Clock B-SA704-RTC-QM-R
  • Expansion I/O Board: B-SA704-IO-QM-R
  • Ribbon Save Module: B-SX908-R-QM-R
  • UHF RFID Module: B-SX708-RFID-U1-EU-R
  • HF RFID Module: B-SX708-RFID-H1-QM-R
  • Metal Supply Cover: B-SX908-MC-QM-R


  • Parallel
  • Serial
  • USB
  • LAN
  • Wi-Fi


  • Std
  • Optional


  • Thermal Transfer or Direct Thermal
  • 300 near edge print head
  • 8-inches per second max. print speed
  • USB 2.0
  • Parallel (Centronics)
  • 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet