External Pause Option

External Pause Option

simple, seamless integration

External Pause Option

simple, seamless integration

The External Pause Option allows for simple, seamless integration to a wide range of external devices, configuring to print a single label at a time, multiple labels or the entire print job. QuickLabel’s module provides the functionality necessary to fill a loose loop and eliminate the need for costly, time-consuming control system programming.

This pre- programmed module eliminates of the need to learn and program in the printer’s control language.

Additional Benefits:

  • Monitor status of printer activity or error messages on the LCD display
  • Trigger your label printer to produce batches of labels, pause, or stop the batch all together
  • Connect external signaling devices such as a light pole or audible alert
  • “High Speed” mode for applications where higher throughput is required
  • One Year Warranty, fully supported and guaranteed to work with QuickLabel label printers

Perfect for: e-juice manufacturers, chemical and medical device manufacturers and more.


  • Display — (2×16) alphanumeric, backlit LCD
  • External Controls — Manual Pushbutton for Activation and Boot Control
  • Internal Controls — 8-position DIP switch for print mode control, print quantity upon trigger and initiate printhead cleaning (high speed mode only)Jumpers for selection of internal/external 3.3V or 5V logic or external Vin (max. 24VDC)
  • Interfaces — QuickLabel Printers
    • RS232 Serial Port, 9-pin Female D-Shell connector 6’ (1.8m) Serial Cable included

Hardware I/O

  • Quick disconnect, locking 10-pin header connector
  • (3) N.O. Relay Contacts, max. switched 30V AC/DC
  • (2) Logic level I/O, >70msec to active
  • External Common
  • External Vin

Internal USB 2.0 interface for firmware updates

  • Power Connector — Coaxial Type A: 5.5mm ID/2.1mm OD, center positive(per IEC 60130-10:1971)
  • Power Requirements — Universal Power Supply, interchangeable worldwide plugs included Input: 100-240VAC @ 0.3A 50/60Hz Output: 5VDC @ 1.2A
  • Power Consumption — 0.75W (5VDC @ 150mA)
  • Dimensions — 4.0” W x 2.25” H x 4.875” D (102mm W x 57mm H x 124mm D)
  • Weight 0.82 lbs (0.37 Kg)
  • Compliance Standards– Safety: CE, ETL/UL/cUL (60950-1)EMC/EMI: FCC Part 15 Class B, EN55022 Class B RoHS Compliant

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A Message from our CEO

At this unprecedented time, I want to extend my heartfelt wishes to you and your family. Everyone here at AstroNova is thinking of those who may be impacted. We want to let people know that AstroNova remains operational while remaining committed to supporting our customers while keeping our employees healthy and communities safe.

AstroNova is a critical infrastructure industry as our brands QuickLabel, TrojanLabel, and GetLabels supply industries, including medical supply, medical device, pharmaceutical, chemical, janitorial, food, transportation, and defense. As the recent pandemic started to unfold, we took swift action to mobilize many of our global team members to work remotely while enhancing our cleaning procedures and securing our production facilities. Inventories were increased, and we are in regular contact with our suppliers to monitor their status.

We encourage our customers to make sure they have orders in place with us to carry through these unusual times. Please consider re-ordering printing supplies sooner than usual and let us know if you need additional systems to print labels to meet the increased product demand. For assistance, please contact our customer service team if we can support you, sales@astronovaproductid.com or call 877-757-7978 (USA only) or +1-401-828-4000.

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AstroNova’s technical support team is always available for you – & now receiving support is easier than ever. Now offering virtual, real-time assistance, we’re just a phone call or video conference away for all issues or challenges you may experience.

At AstroNova, our number one core value is “Customer First,” this includes both internal and external customers, and we remain committed to this statement. If we can help in these difficult times, please let us know.

Please stay safe and take care.


Gregory A. Woods
President & CEO