This compact portable direct thermal printer offers a solution for test and measurement applications. The DPU-V445 features high reliability, affordability, and a range of interfaces for maximum printing flexibility. It can deliver in a variety of environments, such as providing immediate results in test and measurement applications. With few moving parts and no need for ink or toner replacement, the direct thermal printers can provide years of worry-free use with minimal operating costs. Reliability for the unit is defined as a minimum of 100 million pulses and 50 kilometers of printing while print resolution is 8 dots/mm (203 dpi) at a speed of 80 mm/s with a paper width of 112 mm.