Equipment/WASP WPL305E

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Barcode printer
Hackspace Unknown.png
Model WASP WPL-305e
Sub-category Office equipment
Status Under construction
Last updated 24 May 2021 21:55:15
Consumables labels and ink
Accessories Unknown
Training requirement yes
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner LHS
Origin Unknown
Location In a box, shelves opposite the biohacking lab

Has usb, serial and parallel connections.

Works

Prints onto stickey labels.

http://www.waspbarcode.com/printers/wpl305_barcode_printer.asp

All-in-one firmware, includes: WPL, WPLE (Eltron emulation) and WPLZ (Zebra emulation)

8 alpha-numeric bitmap fonts, one true type font

BARCODES 1D barcode: Code 39, Code 39C, Code 93, Code128UCC, Code128 subsets A.B.C, Codabar, Interleave 2 of 5, EAN-8, EAN-13, EAN-128, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN and UPC 2(5) digits add-on, MSI, PLESSEY, POSTNET, China Post, ITF 14, EAN 14

2D barcode: PDF-417, Maxicode, DataMatrix, QR code

Afaict has no docs for the printer language or open source drivers :(

WPL programming docs:

http://support.waspbarcode.com/MRcgi/MRTicketPage.pl?USER=&MRP=0&MAJOR_MODE=DETAILS&MAXMININC=&MRNUMBERLIST=21429%2C25365%2C21228%2C21230%2C48264%2C21232%2C23874%2C27641%2C24243%2C23455%2C24822%2C122063%2C52662%2C25054%2C25211%2C24708%2C24730%2C24691%2C24692%2C24693&LASTID=47876&ABN=&GRPDETAIL=&HISTORYKEY=&CUSTM=&MR=21232&PROJECTID=1

cups supports the Zebra protocol (ZPL), but i've not got it to work reliably.


repo

Some code here:

https://github.com/londonhackspace/wasp-label-printer