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Wasp WPL308 - label printer - monochrome - direct thermal / thermal transfer

The WPL308 desktop barcode printer is a versatile medium-duty barcode printer that supports more printing applications than any other printer in its class. It features a double wall clamshell design, 3.5 inches color TFT display (with real time clock), thermal transfer and direct thermal printing, 8 inches per second printing speed at a 203 DPI resolution and plenty of memory: 128 MB Flash memory and 128 MB SDRAM to produce everything from higher volume 4x6 shipping labels, higher resolution product marking and graphic solutions, to high resolution labels used in electronics marking applications. Standard interfaces include USB 2.0, USB-A Host, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and Serial connectivity, with optional 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi interface.

  • Up to 203 mm (8 in) per second print speed
  • 128 MB Flash memory and 128 MB SDRAM memory
  • MicroSD Flash memory expansion up to 32 GB
  • User-friendly clamshell design
  • Serial, internal Ethernet USB 2.0 & USB host interfaces standard
  • 3.5 inches TFT display
  • Label capacity up to 127 mm (5 inches) OD
  • Ribbon capacity up to 300 m (984 feet)
  • WPL firmware for plug-n-play ease
  • Thermal Transfer and Direct Thermal printing allow for greater flexibility
  • Easy to load media
  • Increased productivity and high throughput

Tech Specs

Printer Type
Label printer - direct thermal / thermal transfer - monochrome

Print Speed
Up to 479.5 inch/min - 203 dpi
Built-in Devices
3.5 inch LCD display
Connectivity Technology
USB 2.0, LAN, USB host, RS232
Max Resolution (B&W)
203 dpi
Language Simulation
CG Triumvirate Bold Condensed
Styles & Effects
Rotated text
Gap sensor, ribbon encode sensor, open head sensor, Black Mark sensor (position adjustable)
Fonts Included
8 x bitmapped
Code 93, Code 39, UCC/EAN-128, Code 49, GS1 DataBar, QR code, MaxiCode, Aztec code, Telepen, LOGMARS, UPC-A, UPC-E, MicroPDF417, Codabar, Code 11, Interleaved 2 of 5, Postnet, PDF417, Data Matrix, PLANET, TLC39, China Post, Codablock F, Plessey, EAN-14, Code 128B, Code 128C, German Post, Code 128A, ITF-14, EAN-128, EAN-8, EAN-13, MSI, RSS, UPC-2, UPC-5

RAM Installed (Max)
128 MB
Technology / Form Factor

Flash Memory
Flash Memory
128 MB

Card Reader
Card reader
Supported Flash Memory Cards
microSD, microSDHC

Media Handling
Media Type
Labels, continuous labels, die cut labels, fanfold labels
Max Media Size
Roll (4.4 in)
Min Media Size (Custom)
0.75 in
Max Media Size (Custom)
4.4 in
Media Sizes
Roll (0.75 in - 4.4 in)
Max Printing Width
4.25 in
Max Printing Length
1000 in
Media Thickness Range
0.00217 in - 0.01 in
Roll Maximum Outer Diameter
5 in
Roll Core Diameter
1 in, 1.5 in
Total Media Capacity
1 roll
Media Feeders
1 x manual - 1 roll - Roll (4.4 in)

Print server

Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slots
1 x expansion slot
  • 1 x LAN
  • 1 x RS-232
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB host

Cables Included
1 x USB cable
Consumables Included
1 x printhead
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, FCC Class B certified, UL, TUV, cUL, CCC, RoHS, WEEE, EAC, RCM, BIS

Power Device
Power adapter - external
Voltage Required
AC 120/230 V
Frequency Required
50/60 Hz

Software / System Requirements
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities

Environmental Standards

Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support
Limited warranty - 2 years

Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature
41 °F
Max Operating Temperature
104 °F
Humidity Range Operating
25 - 85% (non-condensing)

Dimensions & Weight
8.9 in
13.1 in
7.8 in
8.27 lbs

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