TechTip: Using Weintek HMI to Print a label on a Zebra Printer using Free Protocol

In this TechTip we’ll be looking at printing a label to a Zebra printer by sending the ZPL string to the com port or Ethernet port on the HMI. Zebra printers are increasingly popular in production and packaging and are highly configurable and able to print barcodes, QR codes, Data matrix codes etc. (for reference, the printer used in this demo was a Zebra GK420t.) This isn’t intended to be a lesson in the ZPL language, but we will run through the label string used for our demo: The code we’ll use for this label is below: We can preview Continue reading TechTip: Using Weintek HMI to Print a label on a Zebra Printer using Free Protocol

Race Report from Round 9 – Brands Hatch Indy. October 2019

Round 9 and Bemsee were at Brands Hatch in Kent, Brands is considered the spiritual home of Bemsee and is the track they end the season on. Matt started the weekend with 555 points with closest contender, Tommy Downes on 468, a good finish in race one on Saturday would clinch the rookie title for Matt, but this is racing, anything can happen and it ain’t over til it’s over! Matt’s first race, race 10 on the program was started, however a start line collision meant it was red flagged to be re-run later on in the program. Having qualified Continue reading Race Report from Round 9 – Brands Hatch Indy. October 2019

We’re Exhibiting at Robotics and Automation 2019 – Ricoh Arena, Coventry 29/30 October 2019

We’re exhibiting at Robotics and Automation 2019 being held at the Ricoh Arena 29th & 30th October 2019. Come and see us on stand 622. Be sure to register at https://www.roboticsandautomation.co.uk/ . Look forward to seeing you there.