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Ap1300 BT

The Ap1300 BT is our Bluetooth® enabled portable printer and represents the latest in compact printing technology. Despite the compact - hand held - size, this mini wireless printer is packed with features. It is compatible with iOS, Android and Windows providing wireless communication. The robust design is further enhanced by options such as carry cases and mounting brackets.

Features at a Glance

Here are just some of the advantages our Ap1300 BT mini printer offers:

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  • High performance print mechanisms ensures unprecedented reliability and speed
  • Wearable, portable hands free printing to accelerate productivity
  • Print instantly and securely using the latest Bluetooth wireless technology across Apple iOS, Android & Windows platforms
  • Seamless integration with host equipment
  • Intelligent battery life for optimal efficiency – up to one month on stand-by and 100 metres of print between re-charges!
  • Unique Single-handed easy paper-load system. No other printer is easier!

Ap1300 BT - Specification

Data Input

RS-232 Serial (RJ12 connector)

Wireless Data input

Bluetooth® V2.1 (Profiles: LM, L2CAP, RFCOMM, SDP, TCS, SSP and IAP. OPP optional)

Print Method

Fixed head thermal mechanism

Print Speed

60mm/s (at 7.2V battery voltage); 50mm/s (typical)

Print Width


Dots Per Line (Graphics)


Paper Specification

Paper Roll Width: 57.0 +/- 0.5mm. Max Roll Diameter: 36mm (length: 14.5m - 16 meters)

Accepts paper rolls with or without a core. Paper Roll A05836TPRI

Print Width


Dots Per Line (Graphics)


Dot Spacing

8 dots/mm (vertical & horizontal)



Paper Out (Opto reflective) and Head Up (Mechanical)

Data Buffer

20 Kb



Baud Rate

Up to 57,600 (9600 Default)

Character Set

CP1252 and CP437 supplied as standard. Range of popular Code Pages available with up to 6 resident simultaneously (See note 1 of PDF download)

Number of Columns

12, 16, 21, 24, 42, 32 (Default) (See note 1 of PDF download)

Fonts (Dots)

7x24, 10x24 (Default) (See note 1 of PDF download)


47x92x108mm (HxWxL)


330g (including batteries and full roll paper)

Temperature Range


Power Supply Option

As standard the Ap1300 range is supplied with a shrink-wrapped re-chargeable battery pack (5 cell 6V NiMH), together with an adapter to allow the use of primary cells. Note that chargers and data or power cables need to be ordered separately (see below) or as part of a complete kit. Power supply options include:

  • BC1300: Universal i/p trickle charger
  • BC1300CLAHL: 12V/24V vehicle trickle charger


  • Ap1300BR01: Combined wall mounting bracket and belt clip
  • Ap1300D9: D9 to RJ12 data cable (with jack socket for alternative charging)
  • Ap1300BP01: Spare NiMH battery pack


Drivers available for Windows & Linux. Android & iOS demo apps and SDKs are also available as a download from this website.

Third party connectivity and printing applications are available including the PrintHand and PrinterShare Android & iOS apps, available for download from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store respectively

Reliability - MCBF

108 print pulses or 50kms. >13 million print lines (Approx. 3,500 paper rolls)

Order an Ap1300 Sample Kit

If you would like to try out our Ap1300 mini printer model we can supply a sample kit on a 'sale or return' basis.

Each kit contains:

  • Printer & re-chargeable battery pack
  • Universal input trickle charger
  • Two paper rolls (approx. 16m in length)
  • Wall bracket/belt clip
  • Primary cell adapter
  • RS232 data cable
  • Data sheet

Simply contact us for further details.

Ap1300 BT Guides

Need a bespoke solution?

As well as our unparalleled range of mini printers, printer mechanisms, accessories, interfaces and consumables we also offer a fully bespoke design and manufacture service to satisfy a considerable number of unique requests - ranging from simple software modifications through to custom built printers and complex and demanding engineering equipment that incorporates a printer. All designed to ensure that you have the printing solution that is exactly tailored to your requirements.