Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Printer (Manual)

Tissue‐Tek® SmartWrite® Printers feature thermal transfer printing technology that is noise, fume and UV cure‐free.  Print quality is crisp, permanent and resistant to histological chemic

Fast on-demand cassette printing in color for low throughput labs

The Tissue‐Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Printer (Manual) has a small footprint enabling placement within the grossing station. 

Tissue‐Tek® SmartWrite® Printers feature thermal transfer printing technology that is noise, fume and UV cure‐free.  Print quality is crisp, permanent and resistant to histological chemicals. Its reliable robotic cassette feed enables cassette printing every 7.5 seconds.

These printers also enable 300dpi high‐resolution and high‐content 1D and 2D barcodes, alpha numeric, graphic and logo printing. The Tissue‐Tek® SmartWrite® Software and drivers provide a single SMART solution for template design, printer management and LIS integration.

The Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Printers have been optimized and validated for black or color printing on Tissue‐Tek® Uni‐Cassette®, Histo‐Tek® Cassettes with Lid Attached, and Tissue‐Tek® Paraform® Frames, creating a turn‐key system for the best printing results.



On-demand printing
  • Streamlines workflow and reduces errors associated with batch printing
300 dpi print quality
  • High-content bar codes for high first-pass read
Color and black printing options
  • Can combine color cassettes and color printing on white cassettes for effective inventory management
Thermal transfer printing
  • Provides chemical resistant, smudge proof labeling
Small footprint
  • Manual printers can be located in or at the grossing station
Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Software
  • One solution for template design, printer management and LIS integration
Product name Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Printer (Manual feed)
Product code 9022
Cassette printer speed 8 seconds per cassette
Resolution 300 dpi
Ink type Resin thermal transfer (ribbon)
Printable colors 8 solid colors and many patterns
Print options Alphanumeric, 1D and 2D barcodes, graphics and logos
Cassette loading Manual feed
Output tray capacity 1 cassette
Cassette hoppers 9 clear hoppers for cassettes with and without lids
Print cartridge and print quality Black ribbon cartridge: 4,300 cassettes
Color ribbon cartridge: CMYK 1,000 cassettes
Printer drivers Microsoft® Windows® 10/8/7, Windows Vista® /XP
Data interface USB 2.0
Dimensions 9.6 (W) x 8.8 (D) x 12.4 (H) inches
24.4 (W) x 22.4 (D) x 31.4 (H) cm
Weight 20 lgs (9.1 kg)
Power requirements 110-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 60 watts
Certifications UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07

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Product code

Product name and quantity

9025 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Software
9026 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Control PC With Touch Screen
9024 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® 1D and 2D Bar Code Scanner and Stand
9040 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassettes Hoppers; 5/case
9041 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Tray Extension; 1 unit
9030* Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Slide and Cassette Print Cartridge Black; 6/case
9038 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Cassette Print Cartridge Color; 6/case
9032 Tissue-Tek® SmartWrite® Print Head Cleaning Pens; 5/case
Various Tissue-Tek® Uni-Cassette® Standard Biopsy Cassettes
Various Histo-Tek®  Standard Biopsy Cassettes with Lids Attached
Various Tissue-Tek® Paraform® Frames

*6pt.png  WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Carbon black, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov


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