Receipt PrinterCT-S601Ⅱ

Highly reliable and easy to operate standard model. Front paper output model featuring 4 new functions.

Paper Width
Print Method
Direct Thermal Printing
  • Auto Cutter
  • Buzzer
  • Cash Drawer Kicker
  • Drop-in Paper Loading
  • Internal Power Supply (with extended base option)
  • Receipts
  • Tickets
  • Kitchen
  • Queue Tickets
  • Barcodes
  • 2D Barcodes


  • Low-cost version of the CT-S801Ⅱ

  • High-Speed Printing of up to 220mm/sec.

  • Easy to open

    Easy maintenance of head and cutter.

  • Small-Footprint Design

    Able to equip a built-in AC adapter in the bottom face
    (Internal Power Supply Type)

  • Apple MFi licenses program certified Bluetooth, and multi-OS compatible (iOS/Android/Windows).

  • Equipped with paper-saving function to conserve paper

  • Grayscale printing (16 shades) allows optimal printing of pictures and other images.

  • Extensive variety of character types

    Support for Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Korean Hangul
    Support for Thai and Vietnamese characters
    Supports UTF-8

  • Features a substantial variety of drivers and an abundance of utilities

  • Comes with a 2-year warranty to ensure full support after purchase

  • Vertical Placement Kit (Option sold separately)

    Ideal for cooking-instruction slips in the kitchen.

Operation Panel

  • Three colored LEDs display the printer’s status and error types

    The FEED key is not for just feeding paper, but can be used for self-printing and memory switch setting modes


    Lights up when the power is switched ON and extinguishes when switched OFF

    Lights up when the paper supply is nearly out or empty

    Blinks if the printer overheats, when the paper cover is open, if a cutter error occurs, etc.

    Operation Keys

    FEED Key
    Feeds paper while pressed.
    After removing the cause of a cutter error, pressing the FEED key with the paper cover closed will clear the error. Used for operation of self-printing and memory switch setup mode.

Main Applications

  • POS/ECR Equipment

  • Measuring equipment/medical equipment

  • Printing from various instruments, terminals and machines

  • Kitchen Printer

Used in the following industries

  • Financial

  • Retail

  • Food

  • Distribution

  • Restaurants

  • Healthcare/Clinical

Basic Functions

  • Auto Cutter
  • Buzzer
  • Cash Drawer Kicker
  • Drop-in Paper Loading
  • Internal Power Supply (with extended base option)
  • Thermal
Supported Interfaces
  • USB
  • Serial
  • Parallel
  • Wired LAN
  • Wireless LAN
  • USB Host + Wired LAN
  • Bluetooth + USB
Available Drivers
  • Windows
  • OPOS
  • CUPS
Supported Platform by SDKs
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Linux for ARM
Smartphone/Tablet Compatibility
  • AndroidBluetoothUSBWireless LAN
  • iOSBluetoothWireless LAN


Print Method Direct Thermal Printing
Dot Density Horizontal, Vertical 8 dots/mm (203 dpi)
Maximum Printing Speed 220mm/sec. (Highest Speed, Printing Density Level 100%, 1,760 dots lines/sec.)
Line Spacing 4.25mm (1/6 inch) configurable by command
Paper Paper Width: 3-inch (83mm/80mm), 2-inch (60mm/58mm)
Paper Diameter: up to 83mm
Paper Thickness: 65 to 75μm (Paper tube inner diameter 12mm/outer diameter 18mm), 75 to 85μm (Paper tube inner diameter 25.4mm/outer diameter 32mm)
Printing Width *1 80mm
Number of Columns Printable *2 When paper width is 83mm:
Font A: 53 columns (12×24 dots)
Font B: 71 columns (9×24 dots)
Font C: 80 columns (8×16 dots)
Kanji Font A: 26 columns (24×24 dots)
Kanji Font C: 40 columns (16×16 dots)
Character Size *3 Font A: 1.5×3mm
Font B: 1.13×3mm
Font C: 1×2mm
Kanji Font A: 3×3mm
Kanji Font C: 2×2mm
Character Types Alphanumeric characters, international characters, PC437/850/852/857/858/860/863/864/865/866, WPC1252, Katakana, Thai code 18, Kanji (JIS first, second, third, and fourth level), Kana, JIS X0213
User Memory 384K bytes (user-made characters and logos can be registered)
Barcodes UPC-A/E, JAN (EAN) 13 digits/8 digits, ITF, CODE39, CODE 93, CODE 128, CODABAR (NW-7), GS1 *4
2D Barcodes PDF417, QR CODE
Interfaces Serial (RS-232C compliant), Parallel (IEEE1284 compliant, Centronics compliant), USB (Full speed), Bluetooth (MFi certification acquired), USB with HUB, Wired LAN (Standard and High-Performance specs), Powered USB
Operation Panel LED Display: 3 colors, Operation Keys: 1 key
Input Buffer 4k bytes / 45 bytes
Power Supply Voltage AC100 to 240V
Power Consumption Approximately 45W (when printing) Standby: 3W
Drawer Kick-Out Control of up to 2 drawers
Usage Environment Operating Environment Temperature/Humidity: 5 to 45°C; 10 to 90% RH (no condensation) Storage Environment Temperature/Humidity: -20 to 60°C; 10 to 90% RH (no condensation)
Mass Approx. 2.1Kg
External Dimensions 145 (W) x 192 (D) x 148 (H) mm
AC Adapter Specifications Input: AC100 to 240V 50/60Hz 120VA
Output: DC24V 1.9A
Main Body Case Color White, Black
Reliability Head Life: abrasion-resistance 150 km, 200 million pulses (room temperature, room humidity, specified recommended paper)
Auto cutter life: 2 million cuts (room temperature, room humidity, specified recommended paper)
Standards Compliance VCCI Class A
* The acquired standards apply when Citizen Systems AC Adapter (36AD2/36AD3) is used.
Utility Software POS Printer Utility
Drivers Windows, OPOS, POS for.NET, Java POS, Linux, CUPS
Accessories AC Cord: ×1
Thermal Paper Roll for Testing: 1 roll
AC Adapter: ×1 *only for AC Adapter type
CD-R (Driver, Manual, etc.)
Quick Start Guide
Power Switch Cover
Cable Cover (for built-in AC Adapter type)
Cable Cover (for external AC Adapter type)
When paper width is 83, 80, 60, or 58mm
Number of columns for printing can be changed with the memory switch.
Actual characters may appear smaller, as the listed dimensions include the space within the font.
Please contact us for details regarding GS1.

*Compliant with ENERGY STAR®. (Some specifications are non-compliant; inquire for details)



(Unit: mm)


For the interface, select one connection method from the available factory options: USB, Serial, Parallel, Wired LAN, Wireless LAN, or Bluetooth + USB.
Other options sold separately.

Interface area on back (when USB is selected)

Factory OptionsOne of the following connection methods can be selected

  • USB
  • Serial
  • Parallel
  • Wired LAN
  • Wireless LAN
  • USB Host + Wired LAN
  • Bluetooth + USB

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