Sato® WS2 Label Printer


Sato® WS2 Label Label and Wristband Printer for the Healthcare Industry

Suitable for direct use in the hospital ward due to its disinfectant-ready, antimicrobial plastic casing, the WS2 prints both patient ID wristbands and inpatient labels quickly and accurately for optimum patient safety and operator peace of mind.

The WS2 is also offered bundled with SATO patient ID wristbands as part of a competitive package, making the need to hand write labels a thing of the past.

Ideal Applications

  • Patient ID Wristbands (Optimised for Sato Patient ID Wristbands)
  • Drug Administration Labels
  • Histology Sample Labels
  • Blood Collection/Transfusion Labels
  • Inpatient Meal Labels
  • All types of 2 inch Labels

Key Features

  • Maintain patient safety - Disinfectant-ready, anti-microbial casing
  • Print on demand - Patient ID wristband and inpatient/laboratory label ready. Compact, lightweight design for ease of transportation
  • Eradicate errors - Draw information from existing patient management systems
  • Save time - Hassle-free media loading, enhanced printer setting tools and web browser for ease of operation. Faster than market average print speed, up to 7-inch/sec
  • Integrate easily - Cerner accredited and ready for connection to all existing HIS/EMR systems through the standard USB and Ethernet interfaces
  • Reduced carbon footprint - Less consumable wastage compared to equivalent models on the market
  • Interfaces - USB Type A (for firmware update), USB Type B, fast ethernet supporting: (IPv4/IPv6, WINS/Netbios), WLAN (IEEE802.11 b/g/n, optional)


  • Print Method - Direct Thermal
  • Print Resolution - 203dpi (8 dots/mm), 300dpi (12 dots/mm)
  • Media
    Max. width: 60mm, Min. width: 12mm
    Max length: 2500mm (100") in 203 dpi / 1270mm (50") in 300 dpi
    Min length: 10mm (0.4")
  • Print speed
    203 dpi: 50, 76, 101, 127, 152, 177 mm/sec (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 inches/sec)
    300 dpi: 50, 76, 101, 127 mm/sec (2, 3, 4, 5 inches/sec)
  • Size
    W 116 mm x H 170 mm x D 215 mm
  • Weight
    1kg / 2.2 Ibs