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Sipix Pocket Printer A6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Sipix Pocket Printer A6. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Reviews about the design and durability are on the whole positive. The reliability and performance also get good comments. The noise and price get negative reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Sipix Pocket Printer A6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 user reviews of Sipix Pocket Printer A6 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the design and durability. The reliability and size are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the noise and price.

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38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SiPix Pocket Printer A6 - Printer - B/W - direct thermal - A6 - 400 dpi x 400 dpi - up to 2 ppm - Serial, InfraredSiPix Pocket Printer A6 - Printer - B/W - direct thermal - A6 - 400 dpi x 400 dpi - up to 2 ppm - Serial, Infrared

Mar, 2018

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SiPix Pocket Printer A6


The compact, lightweight SiPix Pocket Printer A6 ($149 street) delivers portable, cable-free printing for Palm OS-based PDAs and notebooks. The Pocket Printer A6 conveniently connects to PDAs wirelessly and to desktops via a serial port. This thermal...

Expert review by : Daniel Matejka (

SiPix Pocket Printer A6


As far as the driver goes, SiPix has just recently announced that they'll use Field Software's PrintPocket CE software (which isn't really a driver

Extremely mobile and cool ; Takes both roll and sheet paper ; Runs on regular batteries

Somewhat slow ; A bit noisy ; Special paper is needed ; Printing software costs extra (what is it with these mobile printer guys?)

It doesn't get any more mobile than this. If you really want to bring your office with you wherever you go, in a package as small as possible, the Pocket Printer is...

Sep, 2001

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SiPix Pocket Printer A6 Review


The Pocket Printer doesn't use ink cartridges or anything like that. Instead, it prints on A6 thermal paper. This comes in either 8 foot rolls or individual sheets. A6 paper is 4.125 inches wide and the individual sheets are 5.75 inches. The printer...

Really small and portablePrints from paper rolls or individual sheetsComes with AC adapter and pouchSoftware well designed

Switching from roll to sheet a hassleCan only print from built-in apps

HardwareThe Pocket Printer is a small and light device. In fact, I think it is as small as it can be and still be capable of printing on decent-sized paper. We all realize our handhelds could be much smaller if they didn't have to have screens big...

Apr, 2001

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Good News now it Does work with HP IPAQ 2003


Small, good text quality.

May be tricky to get it to work with any new IPAQ's.

Apr, 2004

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Ideal Rough Rider Printer


Robust reliable thermal printer

Thermal paper

Feb, 2002

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Mobile Printing!


Small, light and no ink cartridges to buy!

Small paper size, Instructions a little vague, no Macintosh support!

Aug, 2001

Product Specifications

The Pocket Printer A6 is a compact and lightweight mobile printer perfect for the on-the-go business professional. Easily print from your Palm Powered PDA or notebook computer. Featuring wireless infrared connectivity for use with infrared enabled devices, the Pocket Printer A6 is ideal for mobile computing. Print directly to the printer without using cables. And for non-infrared enabled computers a serial port is also included.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:SiPix Group
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:SiPix Pocket Printer




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Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Form Factor:Portable
Interface:Infrared / Serial
Max H-Resolution B/W:400dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):A6 (4.13 in x 5.83 in)
Max Printing Speed (ppm):2ppm
Max V-Resolution B/W:400dpi
Media Path Type:Straight
Media Type:Plain paper
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:Direct thermal
Type:Compact photo printer


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Palm OS 3.0 or later