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Brother P-Touch QL-1050

Brother P-Touch QL-1050
alaScore 77

20 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Brother P-Touch QL-1050. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Brother P-Touch QL-1050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 20 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Brother P-Touch QL-1050

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Brother P-Touch QL-1050 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brother QL-1050, 147588Brother QL-1050, 147588

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Christopher T. (newegg.com)

Great printer

 

Once I found I could get a reusable roll insert, I only pay $9 a roll. Print quality is fine for mailing labels.

It could use a better label catcher when doing many labels at once.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Juiceray L. (newegg.com)

Great printer

 

Once I found I could get a reusable roll insert, I only pay $9 a roll. Print quality is fine for mailing labels.

It could use a better label catcher when doing many labels at once.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: William R. (newegg.com)

Typical Brother

 

After returning this (sorry Newegg, I still love you) I found Samsung Bixolon SRP-770ii and couldn't be happier now.

Works with Mac.

Print quality is so-so, obnoxiously noisy when printing. Not compatible with any labels other than Brother DK at $38 per roll of 200.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: happy_mac (newegg.com)

Great Printer for The Price

 

Great printer, especially considering the price. I bought this to replace a $3000 Zebra printer for UPS label printing. It performs well, and UPS WorldShip software picks it up and uses it with the 4"x6" labels flawlessly. The labels are a bit on the...

Labels have pronounced curl, especially towards the end of the roll, but I suppose you can't get around that by using a larger core, and still have the printer itself stay so compact

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: James F. (newegg.com)

Great Printer for The Price

 

Great printer, especially considering the price. I bought this to replace a $3000 Zebra printer for UPS label printing. It performs well, and UPS WorldShip software picks it up and uses it with the 4"x6" labels flawlessly. The labels are a bit on the...

Labels have pronounced curl, especially towards the end of the roll, but I suppose you can't get around that by using a larger core, and still have the printer itself stay so compact.

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: Anonymous (tigerdirect.com)

Brother QL-1050 P-Touch Label Printer - Wide Format, up tp 300 dpi, USB, Serial  QL-1050

 

We really loved this label printer, but be careful. It's only compatible with DK labels, which are 4 times more expensive than labels that other direct thermal printers use.

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: grantsbooktrade (pcnation.com)

QL-1050 LABEL PRINTER WIDE FORMAT

 

Highly recommend, shop around for label prices.

fast, easy to use, and sure beats feeding sheet labels through the laser printer. I use the continuous roll and cut the labels at 4" saving label material (and $) over the pre-cut labels.

none!

May, 2008

Consumer review by: greys2010 (officedepot.com)

Great Label Machine

 
Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: dd (staples.com)

HORRIBLE!

 

oh brother!" LOL!-you have to use brother label rolls only! i would of never bought this printer if this was mentioned! i only used it a couple of months and now it does not work? i will go back to my zebra printer!

Compact Design,Durable construction,Easy Setup,Easy To Use,Fast Print Time,Reliable

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: englishsoup (staples.com)

useless for most applications

 

When you get told that it is compatible with labelling applications you expect it to give 4x6 inch label output since it is a 4 inch wide labeller. NO! It requires the narrower continuous label roll and requires you to snip the label into sections to...

Long Cartridge Life

Lack of compatibility

Dec, 2010
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Product Specifications

The Brother QL-1050 label printer enables you to quickly and easily print custom labels created with the label software.

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:5.8in
Weight:3.7lbs
Width:6.7in

Energy Management

Power Requirements:100-220V

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:Germany/United Kingdom
Manufacturer:Brother
Model:QL-1050
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Brother P-Touch

Memory

Internal memory:2
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum memory:4

Miscellaneous

Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Type: None

Other Features

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Dimensions (WxDxH):6.69 x 8.66 x 5.81
Label type:DK
Network ready:Optional / Yes
Tape size:2.44

Packaging Content

Bundled software:P-touch editor / Y

Paper Handling

Autocutter: Yes
Maximum label length:118.1
Maximum label width:4.02

Performance

Built-in barcodes:EAN128, EAN13, EAN8, PDF417, QR Code, UPC-A, UPC-E
Number of label formats:21
Number of styles:6
Tape type:DK

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Serial
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power Requirements:100-220V

Printer

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Serial / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / EPSON ESC/P Raster
Max H-Resolution B/W:300dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (4 in)
Max Printing Speed:259.8inch/min
Media Type:Continuous forms / Labels
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:Direct thermal
Type:Label printer

Printing

Print speed:110 / 69
Print technology:Direct Thermal

Scanner

Type: None

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000/XP/Vista\nMac OS 10.1-10.4.7 / Windows 2000/XP\nMac OS 10.1-10.4.7\nMac OS 10.4.4-10.4.7
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:70
Minimum processor:Pentium 266 MHz / PowerPC
Minimum RAM:128
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM
OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.1 / Apple MacOS X on Intel 10.4.4 or later / Apple MacOS X Server 10.4.7 / Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows XP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:3.75 / 60