Barcode printers are used to print the barcode labels, and they are highly specialized in that. Baracode printers are smaller than other types of printers. They are used in many departments and stores and warehouses.
The same principle that of an inkjet printer is used by barcode printer to work. The data is received by the barcode printer from the computer program, which orders the print head to print baracode on the label. A person needs label and software to manage it. You can use barcode printer easily and print number of barcode labels within short period of time by using barcode printer.
Laser barcode printer is better than the inkjet barcode printer for printing barcode labels. Laser printers have higher clarity in printing are faster in production. There are thermal transfer printers which are higher speed in production. This type of printers have thermal head which applies the direct heat on the paper to print. Such areas is darkened by this heat, high quality images are produced very fast. This types of printers are best for department stores, in which movement of inventory is needed.
You can find different technology and different designs in baracode printers. Zebra printers can be used, if you want a good designed barcode printer.
The above information is about how the barcode printers work. You need to clean barcode printer regulary, especially ribbon and head to make it last long.