Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™ Color Slide Printer

On-Demand Color Slide Printing is what you get with this unit

Features and Benefits

  • High resolution color printing - reduces need for managing multiple color slide inventory, lowering costs
  • On-demand slide printing - streamlines workflow and reduces specimen identification errors
  • Small footprint - fits perfectly on a microtome work station or next to a cytology slide processor
  • Prints directly onto slides - eliminates errors from hand writing and label application
  • Scannable 2D and 1D bar code, alphanumeric and graphic printing capabilities - optimizes flexibility for now and in the future
  • Optional SmartWrite™ Software - provides configurable label design and is interfaceable to LIS systems
  • Print resistant to Xylene, alcohol, histology reagents, stains, heat, and chemicals*. Ensures reliable identification of slides now and in the future


  • On demand slide printing - color or black labels printed directly onto slides

Standard Accessories

  • One Operating Manual
  • One Quickstart Guide
  • One Printer Driver
  • One Blue Slide Holder
  • One Black Print Cartridge
  • One Color Print Cartridge
  • One Print Head Cleaning Pen
  • One USB Cable
  • One Power Cord
  • One Power Converter

Optional Accessories

  • 2D Bar Code Scanner with Stand
  • Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™ Software
  • Touch Screen PC
  • Blue Slide Holder one
  • Black Print Cartridge 6/case
  • Color Print Cartridge 6/case


-Power AC100 - 240VAC, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts
-Operational Amb. Temp. 10-40°C (50-105°F)
-Operational Rel. Humidity 30-85% (non-condensing)
-Storage Ambient Temp. -10-60°C (14-140°F)
-Storage Relative Humidity 10-85% (non-condensing)
-Height 8.6" (218.4mm)
-Width 7.08" (179.8mm)
-Depth 12.58" (319.5mm)
-Weight 16.8 lbs. (7.62 kg)
User Interface:  
-Power Button One power switch with LED indicator, located on the upper right side of the control panel on the front of the instrument
-Slide Feed Button One button with LED indicator located on the upper right side of the control panel on the front of the instrument beneath the power button
-Lid Open Button One button located on the upper left side of the instrument
-Blue Slide Holder Light Illuminates blue slide holder indicating proper loading
-Diagnostic Function Self diagnosis, error messages and codes
-Printing Technology Thermal transfer
-Print Speed

Up to 9 slides/minute (monochrome)
Up to 5 slides/minute (solid colors)
Up to 4 slides/minute (blended colors)

-Print Resolution 300 dpi
-Ink Type Resin thermal transfer
-Ribbon Types CMYK: 1000 prints; Black: 5000 prints
-Printable Colors Multiple solid colors; others available via software
-Slide Types 3"x1" standard or positive charged, smooth surgace white frosted end, clipped corners
-Slide Capacity /
Output Tray Capacity
100 slides - Blue Slide Holder / 15 slides
-Construction Steel frame with powder-coated steel and plastic covers
-Data Interface USB 2.0
-Printer Drivers Windows™ XP/Vista/7
-Warranty One year parts and labor

* CAUTION: Contact with the Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™ color printed label while wet with organic solvents will result in loss of printed information

Optional Accessories

Shuttle® Computer

X50V2 PLUS Touch Screen PC


Hard Drive 250GB SATA 5400 RPM 8MB 2.5"
OS Windows® 7 Home Premium 32 BIT. Includes: Windows®7 Home Premium 32 BIT Recovery DVD
Form Factor All-in-one PC
Net Weight 3.6kg
Dimension (W) 15.4" x (H) 12.8" x (D) 1.4"
Processor Intel® Atom™ D510 Dual Core CPU (1,66 GHz). CPU on board
Memory 2 Slot (Supports up to 4 GB DDRII, Max 2 x 2GB)
Chipset NM10
VGA Intel® GMA 3150 with a powerful 400MHz core. Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT) 4.0. Intel®  ClearVideo Technology
Ethernet JMC261 IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T specification compliant. 10MB/s,100MB/s. Support Wake-On-LAN function
Storage Interface Support 2.5" Hard Drive
Power 40W Power Adapter. Input: 100-240V AC
LCD Panel 15.6" 16:9 Wide Panel, 1366 x 768 pixels
Touch Screen Single Touch
Web Cam 1.3M Pixel
MIC Electret Condenser Microphone
Left Side Power-on button, Stylus pen port, USB port x 2, DC-input for power supply
Right Side 4 in 1 Card reader, USB port x 2, Headphone, Mic, LAN port
Back Panel D-sub port x 1, Serial port x 2 (optional), Parallel port x 1 (optional), Kensington lock
Audio IDT92HD81 2 Channel High, 2W x 2 Stereo speaker
Accessories Quick Guide, 65W Power Adapter, power cord, Driver CD
Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Card Reader 4 in 1 Card Reader (support SD/MMC/MS/MS-pro)
Software Shuttle®️ Control AP
DataLogic® Gryphon™

GD4430-HCK1 2D Barcode Scanner

Disinfectant-Ready enclosures treated with anti-microbial additives; Highly visible 4-Dot aimer with center cross for targeted scanning


Decoding Capabilities:  
-1D Linear Codes Autodiscriminates all standard 1D codes including GS1, DataBar™ linear codes
-2D Aztec Code; China Han Xin Code; Data Matrix; MaxiCode; QR Code
-Current Operating (Typical)160 mA @ 5 VDC; Standby/Idle (Typical): 65 mA @ 5 VDC
-Input Voltage 4.2 - 5.25 VDC
Reading Ranges:  
-Typical Depth of Field Minimum distance determined by symbol length and scan angle. Printing resolution, contrast, and ambient light dependent.
-Code 39 5 mils: 4.0 to 19.0 cm / 1.6 to 7.5 in
-Code 39 10 mils: 1.0 to 30.0 cm / 0.4 to 11.8 in
-Data Matrix 10 mils: 2.0 to 16.0 cm / 0.8 to 6.3 in
-Data Matrix 15 mils: 0 to 23.6 cm /0 to 9.3 in
-EAN-13 13 mils: 1.5 to 40.0 cm / 0.6 to 15.7 in
-PDF417 10 mils: 0.5 to 22.0 cm / 0.2 to 8.6 in
-QR Code 10 mils: 3.0 to 12.5  cm / 1.2 to 4.9 in
Reading Performance:  
-Image Capture Graphic Formats: BMP, JPEG, TIFF; Greyscale: 256, 16, 2
-Image Sensor Wide VGA: 752 x 480 pixels
-Light Source Aiming 650 nm VLD
-Motion Tolerance 25 IPS
-Print Contrast 25% Ratio (Min.)
-Reading Angle Pitch +/- 40°; Roll (Tilt): 180°; Skew (Yaw): +/- 40°
-Reading Indicators Beeper (Adjustable Tone); DataLogic®️ ‘Green Spot’ Good Read Feedback; Good Read LED
-Resolution (Max.) 1D Linear: 0.102 mm/4 mils; Data Matrix: 0.178 mm/7 mils; PDF417: 0.102 mm/4 mils
Manufacturer: Tissue-Tek
Cat # Description Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 65455 Description: Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™ Color Slide Printer Pack: Each Price: $15,741.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65456 Description: DataLogic®️ Gryphon Scanner with Stand Pack: Each Price: $874.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65457 Description: SmartWrite™️ Software Pack: Each Price: $3,439.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65458 Description: Shuttle®️ PC with Touchscreen Pack: Each Price: $3,673.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65459 Description: Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™️ Slide Holder, Blue Pack: Each Price: $186.50 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65455-BL Description: Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™️ Print Cartridge, Black Pack: 6 Case Price: $898.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 65455-CO Description: Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite™️ Print Cartridge, Color Pack: 6 Case Price: $898.00 Add to Quote: