Best Label Printers for Ape Software
Which label printers will work with Ape’s Software?
Calibration and Maintenance Control (CMC) is compatible with the PC-connectable
Brother P-touch label printers.
Brother P-touch Label Printers
we recommend most is the PT-P900W (replacement to the PT-9700PT), which is a high
volume desktop unit
intended for industrial environments. The PT-P900W will print up to 32mm
(1.26 inch) width tape. If the PT-P900W is too expensive, maybe the portable
PT-P700 would be a better starting choice. The PT-P700 uses label tape
up to 24mm (1 inch) in width. Otherwise, either printer will work with Ape
You can find the PT-P900W and the PT-P700 at Amazon.com and many
other online retailers.
TZe Label Tape
Fortunately, all of the P-touch label printers use the same label tape (model number
starts with TZe). This tape is resistant to temperature, UV, scratching, and
Here are some of the common sizes along with their Amazon links:
Extra Adhesive Label Tape
Brother also sells label tape with extra adhesive for high-use environments or extra
smooth surfaces. Before choosing the extra adhesive, we suggest trying the
normal adhesive formula first (above labels) because the additional adhesive can
gum up label printers faster than the normal level of adhesive.
Speaking of gumming up your label printer, here are a couple of links to B&H Photo
for Cleaning Tape:
Last updated: 28 Nov 2016
Compatibility: Calibration Control versions 7.x and higher