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Citizen CL-S521

SKU: 1000815
£310.80 £259.00
Available on finance for as little as £6.02 per month.
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The Citizen CL-S521 label and barcode printer is a versatile and well-priced printer that delivers crisp and precise print results. This model has great standard and optional connectivity interfaces available, Citizen’s Hi-Lift print mechanism means that fast and easy media loading is guaranteed, and the Citizen CL-S521’s powerful 32-bit processor means fast throughout and first label out. 

The Citizen CL-S521 is a popular choice across a range on industries and applications, lending itself well to courier and logistics and transport purposes, as well as applications in healthcare, manufacturing, and for ticketing purposes.

This product is discontinued

Replaced by Citizen CL-S521II

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About the Citizen CL-S521 Desktop Label Printer

The Citizen CL-S521 label printer can be used with a variety of media types including wristbands and specialised labels. It has Citizen’s metal Hi-Lift mechanism for quick and easy media loading, and a range of standard and optional connectivity options for flexibility and easy integration into existing print systems. A powerful 32-bit RISC processor ensures quick throughout times.

Citizen CL-S521 Desktop Label Printer FEATURES

  • Hi-Open case for vertical opening and safe closing
  • Large media capacity – up to 5” rolls
  • Integrated power supply and vertical opening for neat footprint
  • Hi-Lift all-metal mechanism
  • Durable design with front exit to prevent damage from moisture or foreign objects
  • Powerful 32-bit RISC processor
  • USB, serial, parallel, LAN, WiFi connectivity options
  • Can handle various media and variable paper widths
  • On-board ZPL and Datamax emulations

The Citizen CL-S521 desktop label and barcode printer is a great option for anyone with variable print needs. This model can handle a variety of print media, including specialised labels and adult and paediatric wristbands, and variable paper widths and thicknesses. This model uses some great space-saving design from Citizen. It has an integrated power supply for tidy workspaces and a High-Open design case for vertical opening and a small footprint. The Citizen CL-S521 also uses Citizen’s metal Hi-Lift mechanism which guarantees fuss-free media loading and easy access for fast maintenance.

This flexible industrial desktop label printer is fast and offers great connectivity options. Its powerful 32-bit RISC processor means fast throughput and first label out times, and it comes with 16MB of RAM memory and 4MB of Flash memory as standard. Integration is easy and connectivity is flexible and can be tailored to your needs, with triple-interface USB and serial as standard with the option of adding parallel, LAN and WiFi if needed.


Printer Option:
USB/Serial/Parallel, Dispenser
Printer Type:
Desktop Label Printer
Print Method:
Direct Thermal
Print Width:
104 mm
Print Speed:
USB, Serial

What's in the box?

  • Printer unit
  • Power Supply
  • Accessories CD-ROM

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