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Wasp WPL305

Wasp WPL305
alaAverage 2.9

5 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Wasp WPL305. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

size, price

On average, users rate this product 58/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Wasp WPL305 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the price, whereas there are some critical comments about the usability.



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This summary is based on the products: Wasp Bar Code - Wasp WPL305 3.5 X 1.0 Dt Labels, 5OD (12 Rolls)Wasp Bar Code - Wasp WPL305 3.5 X 1.0 Dt Labels, 5OD (12 Rolls)

Apr, 2018

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Solid Printers


We use an array of several Wasp printers at our plant for various labels (0.75in to 4.0in), all of them are direct thermal. Several of the Wasp printers have been in operation for well over a decade. We use 305, 608 and 610 models; most of them are...

Jun, 2012

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Average label printer


I needed a printer that would handle very small labels. This wasn't it. It would probably be OK for address labels or the like, but just not compatible with my application.

Jan, 2011

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Poor driver support


This printer will not install correctly on a Win 7 64 bit machine. Installing any other Wasp printer will knock the 305 off line and it will not re-install. Uninstalling and reinstalling will NOT fix the problem. It may indicate correct install but...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

The Wasp WPL305 is a compact, powerful desktop barcode printer designed to meet your light- to medium-duty barcode printing requirements. Its durable construction, speed, and dual printing technologies make the WPL305 a leader in its class. The WPL305 offers both direct thermal and thermal transfer printing in one printer, reducing the need for investing in additional printers that only support one type of printing process. The Wasp WPL305 is a cost effective way to print labels of all types, including shipping labels, stock labels, asset tags, medical labels, and location labels. The WPL305 prints at speeds up to 5 inches per second at 203 dpi print resolution. The WPL305 features 8 MB of operating DRAM, 2 MB of FLASH memory & Parallel, USB, RS232 connectivity. To ensure compatibility with your application, the WPL305 includes WPL, ZPL and EPL emulations. The WPL305 is designed to be easy to install and use. Due to its reliability, it requires little maintenance. Optional upgrades such as peel & present, label cutter, additional memory cards, and Ethernet connectivity make the WPL305 one of the most versatile barcode printers of its kind. WPL305 thermal printers are CE, FCC, TUV, & UL certified and RoHS compliant.


Certification:CE, FCC, TUV, UL
Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



Media Subcategory:Cards, labels and stickers
Printer Consumable Class:Media
Technology:Thermal transfer


Manufacturer:Wasp Barcode Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Wasp


Media Type:Labels


Flash memory:2
Internal memory:2 / 8
Maximum internal memory:3 / 4
Maximum memory:10 / 3 / 4


Category of Accessory:Printing media


Type: None


Type: None

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):8.39 x 12.4 x 7.4

Packaging Content

Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Autocutter: Yes
Maximum label length:39
Maximum label width:0.425 / 4.25
Maximum media length (imperial):300m
Maximum roll diameter:127
Supported paper width:19/118
Supported paper width (imperial):4.25''


Built-in barcodes:Code 39, Code 93, Maxicode, POSTNET, UPC-A
Tape cutting:Automatic

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Parallel ports quantity:1
PC connected: Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
Standard interfaces:Parallel / USB / USB 2.0
USB 1.1 ports quantity:1
Wireless technologies:Wired


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Parallel / Serial / USB
Max H-Resolution B/W:203dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (4.65 in)
Max Printing Speed:300inch/min
Media Type:Labels
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:Thermal transfer
Total Media Capacity:1rolls
Type:Label printer


Maximum Resolution:203 x 203 / 300 x 300
Print speed:101 / 12.7 / 127 / 152 / 25.4
Print technology:Direct Thermal
Standard printer languages:EPL, ZPL


Installed Size:2MB


Type: None

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000, XP (SP2), Server 2003, Vista 32 bit
Mac compatibility: No

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