SATO CT4-LX Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer (4.09" print width, 203/305 dpi, USB/LAN)

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SATO CT4-LX Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer

The SATO CT4-LX sets the bar for desktop barcode label printing. This 4-inch thermal printer offers features and functionality typically only found in industrial printer models but in a compact size. The CT4-LX is equipped with a full-color touchscreen display, the latest wireless connectivity options, and patented label waste prevention feature. This printer offers advanced functionality that utilizes SRA (SATO RF Analyze) for auto RFID positioning to encode UHF RFID inlays and SATO AEP (Application Enabled Printing) for customization for standalone operation, providing exceptional performance and printing. The CT4-LX is easy to operate and maintain with user-replaceable printhead and platen roller to quickly keep your business up and running.

Data Sheet  SATO CT4-LX Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer


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What's included?

  • SATO CT4-LX Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer Unit
  • Power Cable
  • 1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

Why buy this printer?

The SATO CT4-LX Series Thermal UHF RFID Printer combines intelligence, functionality, and performance. The CT4-LX offers a rich feature set including 4.3-inch full-color touch screen display, multiple connectivity options, and existing application support using on-board competitive emulations along with instructional videos.


  • 4.3 inch full color touchscreen display.
  • 203 or 305 dpi.
  • Thermal transfer and direct thermal.
  • Label waste prevention and media profiles.
  • One-touch media profile recall.
  • Easy change label setting.
  • Auto clone (Auto file re-writing).
  • Auto switching competitive emulation languages (SBPL, SEPL, SZPL, SDPL, SIPL or STCL).
  • Remote management with SATO’s SOS.
  • Connectivity for Apple iOS.
  • Quick pairing with NFC enabled devices.
  • SATO RF analyze (SRA) for RFID.
  • Application enabled printing (AEP).
  • PDF direct printing.

Extended Warranty Contracts

SATO CT4-LX Printers come with a standard 12 month manufacturer's warranty. To enhance your warranty, consider purchasing a one year or two year extended warranty contract. With an extended warranty contract, there are no unexpected repair costs and you will also benefit from significantly reduced turnaround time for your repairs, ensuring you protect the continuity of your business and maximize performance output.  All SATO extended warranty contracts must be purchased at the same time as the printer or within 60 days of the printer purchase. Contact Us for more detailed information.

Product Details

Air Interface Protocol:
EPCglobal UHF Class 1 Gen 2 (ISO/IEC 18000-63)
Operating Frequency:
Global (865-928 MHz)
Data Interface:
USB 2.0 (Type A, Type B), Ethernet (DHCPv4/DHCPv6), NFC
Power Source:
AC 100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
203 dpi or 305 dpi
Print Width:
104 mm (4.09 in)
Max Outer Diameter:
115 mm (4.53 in)
Core ID Options:
76 mm (3 in)
238 x 117.8 x 214.1 mm (9.37 x 7 x 8.43 in)
3.4 kg (7.5 lbs)
Operating Temperature:
0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
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