GA Cody-300™ Thermal Printer

  • Can be used in either direct thermal or thermal transfer mode
  • 300 dpi print resolution
  • Accepts label rolls up to 4.25″ wide
  • Quickly and easily design professional labels using the provided software
  • USB, serial, parallel, and ethernet are all included as connectivity options
  • External media roll holder/unwinder included


The Cody-300 desktop thermal printer is capable of printing high quality 300 dpi text, barcodes, and graphics on many label types and configurations. It can print directly on thermal media or by thermal transfer mode using an ink ribbon. Professional looking labels can be achieved by following the easy-to-use software (included). Multiple connectivity options and an external unwinder are also included.

What’s in the Box

  • Cody-300 Thermal-Transfer/ Direct Thermal Printer
  • Power cord*
  • Power adapter
  • USB cable
  • Media holder
  • Ribbon holder and take-up spools
  • External media roll holder/unwinder
  • Flash drive with BarTender free version software and printer driver installation instructions
  • Cardboard take-up core

*Printer comes with a North American power cord and adapter (European or UK power cord is included accordingly). Other country-specific power cords may be purchased locally and separately.

Technical Specifications

Print Method: Thermal-Transfer / Direct Thermal

Print Resolution: 300 dpi

Interfaces: USB, Serial, Parallel, Ethernet

Print Speed: 2 to 6 in/s (51 to 152mm/s)

Max. Print Width: 4.25″ (108mm)

Max. Print Length: 90″ (2286mm)

Label Width: 0.75” to 4.25” (19 to 108mm)

Label Height: 0.25″ to 90″ (6.4 to 2286mm)

Media Types: Continuous, Die-cut/gap Labels (Black Marked, Notch), Fanfold

Media Width: Min. 0.78″ (20mm), Max. 4.72″ (120mm)

Media Roll Core Size: 1″ to 1.5″ (25.4mm to 38mm). (3” core with external unwinder)

Media Maximum Roll OD: 5″ (127mm)

Ribbon Maximum OD: 2.64” (67mm)

Ribbon Maximum Length: 984’ (300m)

Ribbon Core Size: 1” (25.4mm)

Ribbon Width: Min. 1.18” (30mm), Max. 4.3” (110mm)

Ribbon Winding: Ink Side Out (ISO)


Frequently Asked Questions

Every Cody-300 printer comes with its own design software which allows you to easily and intuitively design labels with text, graphics, and many barcode types.

Labels are not included with your Cody-300 printer. Luckily, is your source of thousands of label types and configurations. Please visit our product pages or contact our support team who will gladly help you find the right labels.

Yes! Using the Cody-300’s thermal transfer printing mode, you can print on specialty labels that exhibit cryogenic, autoclave, and chemical resistant properties. Our support team will gladly help you find the right labels for your laboratory needs.

Once you find the right label on, you will find a handy link to the recommended ribbon for your label selection.

The Cody-300™—A premium quality label Printer at an unbeatable price