Printer Recommendations for Interlink Circulation

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Printer Recommendations for Interlink Circulation

The following options are available for labeling your newspapers, and are confirmed USPS Intelligent Mail barcode (IMb) compatible and officially supported by Interlink:

Dot Matrix Printers

  • Epson LQ-590/Epson LQ-590 II
  • Epson FX-890/Epson FX-890 II
  • Epson LQ-2090/ Epson LQ-2090 II
  • Epson FX-2190/ Epson FX-2190 II
  • Epson DFX 9000 (9-pin only)
  • Okidata ML 490
  • Okidata ML 491

Thermal Printers* (z-fold, no tractors 1-up only)

  • Citizen CL-S621
  • Citizen CLP-621

(*Interlink rents thermal printers for a low monthly fee.)

Laser Printers

Most laser labels (i.e., Avery 2–up) are compatible. Interlink recommends keeping these on hand if you use a different labeling system in case of emergencies. Note that 3-up labels are not large enough to print the IMb.

The following printers are known to be IMb incompatible:

  • Citizen CLP-6002
  • Citizen 7202 E
  • Citizen CL-S700
  • Epson Stylus 1520
  • Okidata ML 320
  • Okidata ML 321\321 Turbo
  • Okidata ML 395
  • Okidata ML 420
  • Okidata ML 421
  • Okidata ML 591

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