Citizen CLE 331

The contemporary high-resolution label printer

Outstanding prints at 300 dpi

The Citizen CL-E331 completes the CL-E300 label printer family - not only is it fast, accurate and easy to operate - it prints at a high-resolution of 300 dpi, ideal for when a clearer and more detailed output is needed. The CL-E331 is capable of printing onto even the smallest of labels, from small part labels to detailed test tube labels. Therefore it’s perfect for use in a variety of settings in healthcare, manufacturing and retail environments, where intelligibility is paramount to adhering to safety standards and efficiency targets. As well as printing at a high resolution, the CL-E331 benefits from being high performing, with thermal transfer and direct thermal printing modes.

  • High quality resolution for printing at 300dpi
  • Compact, stylish design with a small footprint
  • Ethernet LAN, USB and Serial interfaces as standard
  • Quick and easy ribbon change and media loading
  • Exchangeable printhead allowing for 203 or 300dpi

Product Specifications

Printing Technology Thermal Transfer + Direct Thermal
Print Speed (maximum) 6 inches per second (150 mm/s)
Print Width (maximum) 4 inches (104 mm)
Media Width (min to max) 1 - 4.6 inches (25 - 118 mm)
Media Thickness (min to max) 63.5 to 190 μm
Media Sensor Fully adjustable gap, notch and reflective black mark
Media Length (min to max) 0.25 to 64 inches (6.35 to 1625.6 mm)
Roll Size (max), Core Size Inside diameter 5 inches (125 mm) Core size 1 inch (25mm)
Mechanism Hi-Lift™ metal mechanism with wide opening head
Flash (Non-Volatile Memory) 16 MB total, 4MB available for user
Drivers and software Free-of-charge from website, including support for various platforms
Size (W x D x H) and Weight 178 x 266 x 173 mm, 2.6 Kg
Warranty 2 years manufacturer's warranty or 100 Kms on printer. 6 months or 50 Kms in TT mode or 30 Kms in DT mode on printhead
Emulations (Languages) Datamax® DMX
Cross-Emulation™ - autoswitch between Zebra® and Datamax® emulations
Zebra® ZPL2®
CBI™ BASIC Interpreter
Eltron® EPL2®
Ribbon size 2.6 inches (60 mm) maximum outside diameter. 300 metres length. 1 inch (25 mm core)
Ribbon winding & type Ink side out. Wax, Wax/Resin or Resin Type
RAM (standard Memory) 32MB total, 4 MB available for user
Barcodes Code3of9
EAN-13 (JAN-13)
Codabar, ITF
PDF 417
QR Code
Composit Symb
Media type Roll or fanfold media; die-cut, continuous or perforated labels, tags, tickets. Inside or outside wound
Cutter Guillotine type, factory installable
EMC and safety standards CE
Number of Cuts 300,000 cuts on media 0.06-0.15mm; 100,000 cuts 0.15-0.25mm
Resolution 300 dpi
Main Interface Triple interface USB 2.0, RS-232 and 10/100 Ethernet