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LINE THERMAL PRINTERS
CT-S601

Category Paper width Printing speed Model
POS Printers 2 inch 80 mm/sec. CT-S280 CT-S281/281L
150 mm/sec. CT-S310
160 mm/sec. CT-S310II
200 mm/sec. CT-S601 CT-S651
220 mm/sec. CT-S2000/2000L
300 mm/sec. CT-S801 CT-S851
3 inch 150 mm/sec. CT-S310
160 mm/sec. CT-S310II
200 mm/sec. CT-S601 CT-S651
220 mm/sec. CT-S2000/2000L
300 mm/sec. CT-S801 CT-S851
4 inch 150 mm/sec. CT-S4000/4000L
Panel Printers 2 inch 150 mm/sec. CT-P291
3 inch 150 mm/sec. CT-P293
Mobile Printers 2 inch 50 mm/sec. CMP-10
80 mm/sec. CMP-20, CMP-20Bluetooth/WiFi
3 inch 100 mm/sec. CMP-30, CMP-30Bluetooth/WiFi

CT-S601


CT-S601 Cool White
Type S
Built-in power supply type


CT-S601 Black
Type S
Built-in power supply type


CT-S601 Cool White
Type A
AC adapter type



CT-S601 Cool White
Back view


CT-S601 Cool White
Vertical installation


Paper roll

83mm

Paper roll

80mm

Paper roll

60mm

Paper roll

58mm



Receipt


Kitchen


Kiosk


Barcode
printing


2D QR-code
PDF417
printing


2 color
printing


ENERGY STAR®
qualified printer



Paper
Drop in


Status
Buzzer


Built-in
Power


2 Color
Printing


Drawer
Kick-out


Auto cutter
2 million cuts



Serial


Parallel


USB


USB HUB


POWERED
USB


Ethernet



Features

The New CT-S601 is your Next Best Printing Solution for your receipt applications as it
not only offers more features for less price than any other competitive model, but also
it is fully compatible with previous Citizen models - making the CT-S601 the Best Value
in any class!

  • High-speed (200 mm/s) printing
  • Longer cutter life (2 million cuts) delivers lower maintenance costs
  • Greater reliability delivers longer life & lower maintenance costs
  • Wider paper width allows printing of additional information & larger fonts
  • Interchangeable interfaces
  • 2D barcode (QR-code and PDF417) support allows wider applications
  • Built in buzzer provides audible alert without adding extra cost devices
  • Built in power supply eliminates unsightly "brick" and frees up space
  • Cash drawer kick-out external device port supports 2 cash drawers
  • 2-color printing supported (when specified paper uused)

Easy maintenance


Easy to clear paper jam by open the top cover and the front cover


Drop-in paper loading


Just drop paper in and close the top cover


Operation panel

  • LED indicates the printer's status, types of errors, and messages.
  • Easy maintenace of printer head and cutter with using of LED messages.

LED
  • Green: Power is on. It flashes when dats is incoming or a memory error has occurred.
  • Red: Operates in special modes or in errors.
  • Orange: Paper is low (paper near-end) or print head is hot.
Button
  • FEED button: Not only to feed the paper, but to set for memory switches and running self-printing.

Power supply choices


Type A
AC adapter type


Type S
Built-in power supply


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Specifications

Printing method Line thermal dot print method
Print width
(*1)
80mm/640 dots, 72mm/576 dots, 64mm/512 dots, 54.5mm/436 dots, 54mm/432 dots, 52.5mm /420dots, 48 mm/384 dots, 45mm/360 dots, 48.75mm/390 dots, 68.25 mm/546 dots
Dot density 8 × 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)
Printi speed Roll paper: Max. 200 mm/sec 1600 dots lines/sec. (fastest, print density 100%)
Number of print columns
(*2)
Font
Maximum number of
characters (columns)
Dot configuration
(dots)
83mm 80mm 60mm 58mm
Font A 53 48 36 35 12 × 24
Font B 71 64 48 46 9 × 17
Font C 80 72 54 52 8 × 16
Character size (W × H)
(*3)
Font A: 1.50 × 3.00 mm
Font B: 1.13 × 2.13 mm
Font C: 1.00 × 2.00 mm
Character type Alphanumeric, International, PC437/850/852/857/858/860/863/864/865/866/
WPC1252/Katakana/Thai code 18
User memory 384 Kb (capable of storing user-defined characters and logos)
Barcode type UPC-A/E, JAN(EAN) 13/8 columns, ITF, CODE 39, CODE 128, CODABAR (NW-7), CODE 93, PDF417, QR Code
Line spacing 4.23mm (1/6 inch) (changeable using commands)
Paper roll Roll paper Width Paper roll: 83+0/-1 mm, 80+0/-1 mm, 60+0/-1 mm, 58 mm+0/-1
Thickness 65 to 75µm (core tube diameter: inner 12 mm/outer 18mm)
75 to 85µ:m (core tube diameter: inner 25.4 mm/outer 32 mm)
Diameter Φ 83mm or less
Interface Serial (RS-232C compliant), Parallel (IEEE1284 compliant)
USB, USB with hub, powered USB, Ethernet

details

Cash drawer kick-out Supports 2 cash drawers

details

External device port RJ-45, 8-pin connector

details

Buffer size 4K bytes / 45 bytes
Pupply voltage DC 24V ± 5%
Power consumption Approx. 45 W (normal printing), 3W (standby)
AC adapter
(36AD2, 36AD3)
Rated input: AC 100 to 240V, 50/60 Hz, 150VA
Rated output: DC24V, 2.1A
By using of Powered USB, no AC adapter is required)
Weight (approx.) CT-S601S (Built-in power supply type): 2kg
CT-S601A (AC adaptor type): 1.6kg
Outer dimensions CT-S601S (Built-in power supply type): 145 (W) × 192 (D) × 148(H)mm
CT-S601A (AC adaptor type): 145 (W) × 192 (D) × 120(H)mm

details

Operating temperature
and humidity
5 to 45 °C, 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Storage temperature
and humidity
-20 to 60 °C, 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Reliability *4 Print head life: 150 km, 200 million pulses
Auto cutter life: 2 million cuts
Safety standards *5 UL, C-UL, FCC class A, TÜV-Bauart, CE marking, CCC

*1: When paper width is 83, 80, 60 or 58 mm.

*2: The number of printable column is selected using a memory switch. The number of columns noted in this able refer to typical models. The number of columns varies depending on specifications.

*3: Characters appear small because the dimensions include a blank area surrounding each character.

*4: At normal temperature/humidity, using recommended paper and paper thickness of 65µm.

*5: Compliant if the Citizen Systems AC adapter (36AD2/36AD3) is used.

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Type classification

CT-S601
S
(1)
3
(2)
NN
(3)
E
(4)
BK
(5)
P
(6)
(1) Power Supply DC: No power source
S: Built-in power supply type
A: AC adapter type
(2)Paper width 3: 3 inch (80/83mm)
2: 2 inch (58/60mm)
(3) Interface (Option) Parallere (IEEE 1284)
Serial (RS-232C)
USB
USB with hub
Powered USB
Ethernet
(4) Market E: Europe
U: USA
C: China
(5) Body case color WH: Cool white
BK: Black
(6) PNE sensor None: No sensor
P: PNE sensor

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Download

Driver

You can download complete drivers.

Customization

You can download a utility software to customize print speed, darkness and to set up user' font, logo, maintenance counter, etc.


Product catalogue


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Accessories (Standard)

Standard Accessories


Interface cover
Built-in power supply type (S)


Interface cover
AC adaptor type (A)


Power switch cover



AC power cord


AC adaptor
*AC adaptor type (A) only


Sample paper roll



CD-ROM (Driver/Manual)


Quick start guide


Optional Accessories

Interface card


Serial
IF1-RS01 (TZ66801)


Parallel
IF1-PA01 (TZ66802)


USB
IF1-UB01 (TZ66803)



USB Hub
IF1-UH01 (TZ66809)


Powered USB
IF1-UP01 (TZ66804)


Ethernet
IF1-ET1 (TZ66805)


Wall mount kit


Wall-mount kit
(WALL-CTS300)


Installation image


Other accessories

  • Splash proof cover
  • Vertical mount stand