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Brother P-Touch D200

Brother P-Touch D200
alaScore 85

710 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 710 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the performance and reliability. The design and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, reliability, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother P-Touch D200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 359 user reviews of Brother P-Touch D200 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on

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78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother P-touch Home and Office Labeler (PT-D200)Brother Home and Office Labeler (PTD200)

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Brother P-touch PT-D200


The Brother P-touch PT-D200 is a standalone label printer that needs no PC to operate. It's highly portable, can be held in the palm of a hand, and is battery powered; an optional AC adapter is available. It's similar in many ways to the Epson...

Fast. Highly portable. Inexpensive. Fairly simple, intuitive interface. Needs no PC

Limited to half-inch labels. Can't print barcode and other specialty labels

The Brother P-touch PT-D200, a highly portable PC-free label printer, stands out for its speed, and has a fairly intuitive interface.

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I purchased the item above to assist me label all our household files-- It was fun to use and my files look "fantastic!. Thanks

fun @ easy



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Do yourself a favor and buy an ac adapter.

Makes great labels. I purchased this for my wife's canning, she loves it

None really, the batteries don't last long

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Nifty & useful!


Now I have two, an older one and a newer one. Imagine that!

Great thing to help me get organized

I am very dis-organized

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Good printer but it eats batteries


Buy an AC adapter; OEM compatible ones are less than $10 bucks on fleabay.

Small size, very easy to store away ; Has a lot of fonts, type styles, frames, arrows, symbols and pictures (dingbats) to choose from ; Decent sized keyboard keys even for someone with larger hands to use ; Can print 2 line labels ; Labels themselves...

Eats batteries, just ridiculously so. It takes 6 AAA. With a fresh set of batteries and using the label maker a few times a day, once or twice a week, with no other use - I've seen a 'Low Battery' or 'Dead Battery' (mid-print) screen less than a month...

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I have an older machine that school kid could use.Purchased this one to get some deversivied use but once I turned it on, it was a no go, just far to complicated.

Good Value

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Label Maker


This item has been very helpful and easy to use. I find that the label is pretty expensive as the tape is used up quickly. The Cost of the tape is super high priced.

Easy To Change ; Strong Adhesive ; Tough

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Awesome little gadget


I use this to label all of my loaded atty's for differing e-juice and this keeps them organized. Works great!

Doesn't Fade ; Easy To Change ; Strong Adhesive

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Great labels: Software could be improved


The Brother P-touch PT-D200 makes great labels. They stick well and look professional. The unit has a lot of software capabilities to create labels with all kinds of cute tricks. That is were I would make changes. I use it to label equipment and would...

Bright Colors ; Doesn't Fade ; Easy To Change ; Good Value ; Strong Adhesive

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Great Product


I like this product! I like that its bigger then most label makers. Usually you need to push like 5 different buttons to get a symbol. I am really happy with the price I paid as well. Brother brand is always good. I recommend this to people who want to...

Good Value ; Tough

Product Specifications

OverviewStand alond desk top labeler. Prints up to 5 tape sizes. From 9/64 to 3/4". 15 character LCD display. Comes with AC/DC adapter and one full length tape. 9 Type styles, 6 type sizes, 56 auto formats and will repear print up to 9 times. 71 symbols.SpecificationsPrints on laminated tape in 5 tape sizes. Has a 15 character X 1 line Display. Tape cutter with 9 type styles abd 6 auto formats. 71 preprogrammed symbols.