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Pronto! 863

Extra-Wide Barcode Printer

The desktop Pronto! 863 barcode printer is ideal for printing extra-wide barcode labels. And, with a print resolution of 300 dpi, the Pronto! 863 makes high-quality labels that can include 2D barcodes, logos, fancy fonts, and graphic illustrations.

With user-friendly features, advanced networking, rapid data processing, support for all major barcodes, and expandable memory, it is a pleasure to print wide barcode labels with the Pronto! 863.

  • Overview
  • Price
  • Specifications
  • Labels & Inks
  • Accessories
  • Testimonials

Print Extra-Wide Labels for Really Big Products:

When you’re labeling a very large container such as a case or tray, you need the added visibility that a 8.5” wide (206mm wide) label can provide. This Pronto! 863 will deliver the large-size label you need. Do these labels have to be printed only in black and white? Definitely not! The Pronto! 863 can print in any single color by using a colored thermal transfer ribbon.

Use it as a Wide Laminator System with Lustro-Lam™

You may be surprised to learn that your Pronto! printer can double as a laminator, but it’s true! QuickLabel’s Lustro-Lam™ film, a gloss overcoat that protects pre-printed labels, can be applied by the Pronto! 682. Just load a roll of pre-printed labels into your Pronto! and, instead of a roll of thermal transfer ribbon, use a roll of Lustro-Lam overcoat film. Your Pronto! will “print” the Lustro-Lam onto the surface of your pre-printed labels, and the result will be a highly glossy, abrasion-resistant and chemical-resistant label! Most Pronto! owners use the Lustro-Lam to apply additional gloss and protection to labels printed by the Kiaro! inkjet label printer.

Barcode Printer with Built-in Ethernet and Web Server:

A built-in Ethernet server and a built-in web server is standard with every Pronto! barcode printer, allowing you to print over a network as well as monitor the status of your barcode printer remotely via the Internet.

Price of the Pronto! 863 Extra-Wide Barcode Label Printer:

Please contact us for price information in your local area, since prices vary around the world. The Pronto! 863 and accessories can be purchased by telephoning us at toll-free at 877-757-7978.

Printer Specifications:

  • Technology: Thermal Transfer (1 spot color) and Direct Thermal
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Speed: 1-6 ips (25-150 mm/s)
  • Max. Print Width: 8.5” (216mm)
  • Max. Print Length: 78.74” (200cm)
  • Print Modes: Batch, Tear, Cut
  • Label Sensing: Gap, Reflective (black mark), Notch, Continuous. Sensor adjustable from 0.2” – 2.09” (5mm – 53mm)
  • Barcodes: All major barcode symbologies
  • Control Panel: Multi-function keypad (illuminated)
  • Display: Backlit LCD display (4 lines x 20 characters)
  • Software:
    • Standard: 32 and 64-bit Windows® printer drivers for NiceLabel® software
    • Optional: Custom QuickLabel software, NiceLabel Software
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0, Ethernet, Serial, two additional USB ports to support accessories
  • Processoer: 32-bit ColdFire RISC 266 MHz, Real Time Clock

Label Specifications:

  • Min. Width: 1.81” (46mm)
  • Max. Width: 8.66” (220mm)
  • Min. Width: 0.23” (6mm)
  • Max. Length: 78.74” (200 cm)
  • Thickness: 1.9 - 31.5 Mil (48 - 800 microns)
  • Max. Outside Diameter of Label Roll: 8.07” (205mm)

Ribbon Specifications:

  • Max. Width: 8.66” (220mm)
  • Max. Length: 1,181 ft. (360m)
  • Winding: Coated Inside or Coated Outside

Physical Specifications:

  • Power Requirements: Universal Power Supply 100-240 VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Weight: 33 lbs. (15kg)
  • Dimensions: 10.78” H x 13.86”W x 17.56”D (274mmH x 352mmW x 446mmD)

Regulatory Approvals:

  • UL, CE, FCC Class A, RoHS, WEEE

Pronto! Barcode Labels & Ribbons:

We make and sell barcode labels and thermal transfer ribbons at a good price, in consistent quality, with quick delivery. We offer a great deal if you agree to buy labels and ribbons for your Pronto! only from us.


NiceLabel® Software (recommended):

NiceLabel® is a professional labeling software that offers a modular solution that fits into your existing system seamlessly for bar code and RFID label design and printing.

Custom QuickLabel Omni

Custom QuickLabel® Omni software (optional):

Custom QuickLabel® Omni is a flexible software suite that makes it easy to create and print highly customizable labels with QuickLabel digital label printers.

Pronto! Label Rewinder

Label Rewinder:

Compact device automatically winds labels onto a roll as they exit the printer. Finished rolls are ready to be loaded into an automatic label applicator, label dispenser, or stored for later use.

Lustro Lam

Lustro-Lam™ Lamination Solution:

Lustro-Lam is a gloss overcoat film that laminates inkjet-printed labels, a specially developed and formulated solution exclusive to QuickLabel. Lustro-Lam is sold as roll of film that can be "printed" onto your labels using a Pronto! barcode printer. Your labels will shine with Lustro-Lam, because its gloss level is rated nearly 3x higher than standard, non-laminated gloss inkjet labels. Plus, Lustro-Lam gives your beautiful printed labels greatly enhanced durability against abrasion, and it’s been tested to be 1000% more chemically resistant to water, alcohol and cleaning chemicals than inkjet-printed polypropylene labels. The cost of the solution is tens-of-thousands of dollars less than cumbersome systems you’ve seen on the market! Make your labels look and feel their best with Lustro-Lam!

Compact Flash Card

Compact Flash Card:

2 Gb card stores label files, images, and fonts where they can be rapidly retrieved during printing, reducing processing time for the host computer. In addition, the Compact Flash card can store custom software programs written to interpret data coming from another system into a language the Pronto! can print.


WLAN Card:

802.11 g/b wireless LAN network card allows you to connect wirelessly to your Pronto! 482 or Pronto! 486, and allows you to print labels from your computer to your Pronto! anywhere in range of your local network.

View our Philabundance Case Study Play Video


The largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley, Philabundance, uses the Pronto! 486 to re-label food donations on its high volume production line. The Pronto! 486 prints food labels with nutrition facts, cooking instructions, food weight, and the high-resolution Philabundance logo. Working together, the employees, volunteers, and donors of Philabundance feed more than 65,000 people each week in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Lola Savannah

Lola Savannah

“Our Pronto! label printer has revolutionized our label printing. We’ve gone from 4 or 5 labels per bag to just 2. The Pronto! is intuitive and easy to use, training new staff on the system is a snap! The machine and its components are durable … We’re also pleased with QuickLabel customer service, QuickLabel is courteous and responsive. When we asked for next-day delivery of a new print head, we got it the next day. Minimal downtime for us means more money.”

- Hank at Lola Savannah

View The Soup Peddler's Case Study Play Video

The Soup Peddler

When Austin’s legendary Soup Peddler wanted to automate label printing for their rotating menu of hundreds of soups and entrées, owner David Ansel chose the Pronto! 486 barcode printer and a flexographically pre-printed template label from QuickFlex™.

Pronto! 863 Laminating a printed label with Lustro-Lam
Private Label & Print Barcodes
Print Over Pre-printed Labels
Laminate your labels with Lustro-Lam
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