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The Brother P-Touch PT-1290 is budget-friendly, home and office label maker / label printer designed for casual use.

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Pros

Drains batteries slower than competitors

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Offers a lot of customization options for printing, useful for experienced users

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Produces quality laminated labels for this price range

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Easy to use due to intuitive direction booklet

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Leaves too large of a space at left margin (about 1")

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Does not include AC power adapter, costs up to $20 extra

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Replacement cartridges are somewhat expensive ($20 range)

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Dual line print is quite small, can be hard to read

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Brother P-Touch PT-1290 is budget-friendly, home and office label maker / label printer designed for casual use. It inherits the professional abilities of the PT-1280, while adding along the decorative features of the ‘Simply Stylish’ series. Together these components make this labeler useful for anyone trying to customize their labels with designs, upside down/right side up, reverse color, and other fancy tricks. However, for business purposes, a model that accepts larger interchangeable tapes and features less fanciness might be preferred. Regardless, the PT-1290 offers 15 stylish Deco Mode patterns, 6 Auto Formats, 7 Framing Options, and a variety of differently colored tape (must be purchased separately).

Features
  • Handheld Label Maker / Label Printer
  • Supports 3.5-12mm Tape Sizes of 26.2’ Length
  • Laminated Indoor/Outdoor TZ Series Tape (Included)
  • Easy-View, 15-Char LCD Display
  • Portable, Ergonomic Design w/Keyboard
  • 15 Deco Mode Patterns
  • 2 Professional Fonts
  • 6 Auto Formats
  • 7 Framing Options
  • Memory for 9 Favorite Labels
  • Automatic Font Adjustment
  • 180dpi Resolution
  • 10mm/sec Print Speed
  • 6 AAA Batteries
  • AC-24 Adapter
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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