Maxatec Showcases Pidion BIP-1500 and Datamax-O’Neil RL4 at SME 2011

By Maxatec Europe, PRNE
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

ALTRINCHAM, England, September 1, 2011 -

Maxa Technologies (’Maxatec’), an ISO 2008:9001 certified supplier of specialist IT hardware, software and services to the POS, AIDC and Mobile market sectors, will showcase the new Pidion BIP-1500 rugged mobile POS and the Datamax-O’Neil rugged 4-inch portable label printer at the Service Management Expo on 20th and 21st September.

The Datamax-O’Neil RL4 is the industry’s most rugged 4-inch portable label printer designed for harsh working environments.  Combining flexibility and speed with easy integration, the RL4 has proven its superior reliability by delivering labels even after a series of intensive tests.  The Datamax-O’Neil RL4 is the only portable label printer to achieve the MIL-STD 810 drop standard which requires 26 consecutive drops at 6 feet to concrete.  In addition to its rugged design, it is also easy to use and ready for integration into all the common barcode emulation languages and communication protocols.

The Bluebird ‘Pidion’ BIP-1500 is the latest addition to the BIP-1000 series which was the world’s first all-in-one mobile POS device, integrating voice and data communications. Equipped with a PXA 320 @ 806MHz processor the BIP-1500 runs on MS Windows Mobile 6.5 operating sysem and supports GSM/HSDPA (3.5G), 802.11b/g, Bluetooth and GPS.  Options include integrated 2″ or 3″ thermal printing, 1D laser scanner or 2D CMOS imager and a 3 megapixel autofocus camera.  For secure payment transactions, the device offers a built-in PIN-pad with MSR, IC and RF card reader or a built-in fingerprint scanner with MSR and IC card reader.

Andrea Percival of Maxatec has said ‘We are delighted to be part of the Service Management Expo, it’s always an excellent event full of exciting products.’ She added ‘by showcasing some our most popular lines we hope to show visitors how the technology we supply can improve nearly every industry.’

In addition to the Pidion BI-1500, Maxatec will be exhibiting the full range of Bluebird ‘Pidion’ mobile computing devices, including rugged handheld computers, PDA devices and barcode scanners.  The Datamax-O’Neil range of printers being exhibited includes the RL4 rugged mobile label printer, 2″, 3″ and 4″ Apex portable receipt printers, Microflash portable thermal receipt printers.

SOTI remote management software will also be demonstrated on the stand - delivering customers a complete package for any mobile application requiring a mobile computing device, mobile printer and the ability to manage the system remotely.

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About Maxa Technologies

Maxa Technologies (Maxatec) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, Value Added Supplier of Specialist IT Hardware and Services. Maxatec’s product portfolio includes CognitiveTPG point of sale and barcode label printers, NCR POS terminals,  Datamax-ONeil mobile printers, TSC label printers, Zebex barcode scanners, Sewoo portable printers, Bluebird Pidion mobile computing products, MMF cash drawers,and Firich (FEC) Touchscreens. Maxatec also offers software and services including NiceLabel label design package, and a wide range of consumables (paper, labels, ribbons), spare parts and in-house and on-site service capabilities.  Maxatec manufactures and distributes a range of small battery backed receipt printers, as well as having its own brand of receipt printers and POS Terminals. The Maxatec brand is synonymous with high standards of service as well as high performance, high quality products.

For more information, please contact:

Andrea Percival
Maxa Technologies Limited
Tel : +44(0)161-942-7850


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