High performance color video printer that delivers quality and convenience.



Analog Color Imaging Printer

Print Format

  • S – 3.94 x 3.70”
  • L – 3.94 x 5.83”


  • S – up to 80 prints
  • L – up to 50 prints


  • S – approx. 16 sec.
  • L – approx. 25 sec.


  • S – 1600 x 1200 (423 dpi)
  • L – 2100 x 1600 (423 dpi)

Exceptional Quality Analog Color Video Printer for Industrial and Scientific Applications

This scientific color video printer features a high-performance DSP engine, dye sublimation thermal transfer technology and a 423 dpi thermal head that delivers premium print quality images with vivid, smear-free gradation at fast print speeds of 16 seconds for S size and 25 seconds for L size output.

Performance & Versatility

Dependable, High Resolution Images – With 423 dpi high resolution and a new adaptive thermal head management control engine, the CP31DW provides vivid, smear-free gradation images.

Automatic Loading for Trouble-Free Ribbon Cartridge Replacement Single-action operation by placing the ribbon cartridge into the front of the unit. When the ink cartridge runs out, the cartridge is automatically ejected for easy replacement.

Easy-to-view Printing Status at a Glance – Printer operation panel functions are displayed on the front LED display unit and built-in lighting to track print status.

High-speed Output – Prints S-size output in 16 seconds and L-size output in 25 seconds.

Front Loading Mechanism – Designed for quick and easy front access for consumables. Quick and intuitive, non-complicated paper and ink ribbon installation.

Paper Catcher with Room to Spare – The wide-mouth paper catcher is built with room to spare on both right and left sides, making output retrieval easier than ever.

Jam-free – Roll-type media transport mechanism.


Print Method

Dye sublimation thermal transfer

Resolution / Gradation

423 DPI, 256 gradations (8 bits per color, approx. 16.7 million colors)

Print Format

  • S – 3.94 x 3.70” (100 x 94 mm)
  • L – 3.94 x 5.83” (100 x 148 mm)

Print Capacity

  • S – up to 80 prints
  • L – up to 50 prints

Print Speed

  • S – approx. 16 sec.
  • L – approx. 25 sec.

Print speed is based on continuous printing operation. Single prints or starting prints will take slightly longer to include media initiation and feeding time

Print Area

  • S – 1600 x 1200 (423 dpi)
  • L – 2100 x 1600 (423 dpi)

Control Terminal

RS-232C (D-Sub 25 pin, Rear mounted remote port (Mini DIN 8 pin, stereo mini-jack)


S-Video, Composite Video

System Compatibility



8 Frames

Dimensions (WxHxD)

8.35″ x 4.92″ x 16.73”


Approx. 16.7 lbs.

Power Supply

120V AC, 50/60 Hz; 220 ~ 240V AC 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

120V AC 1.7 Amps (printing), 0.3 Amps (Standby)

220-240V AC 1.0 Amps (printing), 0.3 Amps (Standby)

Accessories (Optional)



3-Color + Laminate (Large)


3-Color + Laminate (Small)

Accessories (Optional)


Paper Cassette Assy


Cleaning Kit

Windows (Photo Drivers & Downloads)

Watch Windows OS Driver Installation Video

Mac OS (Photo Drivers & Downloads)

Download Mac OS Drivers