The affordable continuous motion 53LT offers OEMs and end-users a cost effective way to upgrade from hot stamp printing to more versatile thermal transfer printing. Featuring 300-dpi resolution, printer resident barcodes, cassette ribbon loading and large 600-meter ribbon capacity, the 53LT offers high-end performance at an affordable price. The printer can even be equipped with an optional external Ethernet device to enable remote changeovers and the centralized control of multiple printers via plant-wide networks. The unit offers a print area of up to 2.08 inches (53 mm) wide and 1.97 inches (50 mm) long and can print at speeds of up to 400 mm per second. The intermittent motion 53LTi, introduced in 2007, offers a print area of up to 2.08 inches (53 mm) wide and 1.18 inches (30 mm) long.