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Printing speed:200 mm/sec
Paper roll 58mm
Paper roll 60mm
Paper roll 80mm
Paper roll 83mm



Standard type Available in black Back view

Paper roll Paper roll Paper roll Paper roll
82.5mm 80mm 60mm 58mm


The New CT-S601 is your Next Best Printing Solution for your receipt applications as it not only offers more features for less price than any other competitive model, but also it is fully compatible with previous Citizen models - making the CT-S601 the Best Value in any class!


  • High-speed (200 mm/s) printing
  • Compact design can be installed anywhere
  • Versatile design supports 3-inch (83/80 mm) and 2-inch (60/58 mm) wide paper rolls
  • Built-in power supply or AC adaptor types available
  • Printer status and errors indicated by 3 LEDs and a buzzer
  • Equipped with a fast and quiet cutter
  • Easy to clear cutter jams
  • Interchangeable interfaces
  • Built-in cash drawer kick-out interface
  • Memory switches make customization possible
  • Store user-defined characters and logos in user memory
  • Barcode and 2D barcode printing supported
  • 2-color printing supported (when specified paper used)
  • Driver and utility software included
  • Can be desktop or wall mounted

Easy paper loading

Just drop paper in and close the top cover

Operation panel

  • LED indicates the printer's status, types of errors, and messages.
  • Easy maintenace of printer head and cutter with using of LED messages.


  • Green: Power is on. It flashes when dats is incoming or a memory error has occurred.
  • Red: Operates in special modes or in errors.
  • Orange: Paper is low (paper near-end) or print head is hot.


  • FEED button: Not only to feed the paper, but to set for memory switches and running self-printing.

Printing width
80 mm / 640 dots, 72 mm / 576 dots,
64 mm / 512 dots, 54.5 mm / 436 dots,
54 mm / 432 dots, 52.5 mm / 420 dots,
48 mm / 384 dots, 45 mm / 360 dots,
48.75 mm / 390 dots, 68.25 mm / 546 dots
Dot density 8 × 8 dots / mm (203 dpi)
Printi speed Max. 200 mm/sec, 1600 dots lines / sec. (fastest, print density 100%)
Number of print columns
Font 83mm 80mm 60mm 58mm Dot configuration
Font A 53 48 36 35 12 × 24
Font B 71 64 48 46 9 × 17
Font C 80 72 54 52 8 × 16
Character size (W × H)
Font A: 1.50 × 3.00 mm
Font B: 1.13 × 2.13 mm
Font C: 1.00 × 2.00 mm
Character type Alphanumeric, International, PC437 PC850/852/857/858/860/863/864/865/866/
WPC1252/Katakana/Thai code 18
Operation panel 3 LEDs, Feed button
User memory 384 Kb (capable of storing user-defined characters and logos)
Barcode type UPC-A/E, JAN(EAN) 13/8 columns, ITF, CODE 39, CODE 128,
CODABAR (NW-7), CODE 93, PDF417, QR Code
Line spacing 4.23mm (1/6 inch) (changeable using commands)
Paper roll Paper roll: 83+0/-1 mm, 80+0/-1 mm, 60+0/-1 mm, 58 mm+0/-1 × Φ 80 mm
Paper thickness: 0.065 - 0.075mm (core tube diameter: inner 12 mm/outer 18mm)
0.075 - 0.150mm (core tube diameter: inner 25.4 mm/outer 32 mm)
Interface Serial (RS-232C compliant), Parallel (IEEE1284 compliant), USB,
USB with hub, Ethernet, powered USB
External device port Cash drawer kick-out
Buffer size 4K bytes / 45 bytes
Supply voltage DC 24V ± 5%
Power consumption Approx. 45 W (normal printing), 3W (standby)
AC adapter
(36AD2, 36AD3)
Rated input: AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 150 VA
Rated output: DC24 V, 2.1 A
Weight CT-S601S (Built-in power supply type): 2.0kg
CT-S601A (AC adaptor type): 1.6kg
Outer dimensions
(W × D × H)
CT-S601S (Built-in power supply type): 145 × 192 × 148 mm
CT-S601A (AC adaptor type): 145 × 192 × 120 mm
Operating temperature
and humidity
5 to 45 °C, 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Storage temperature
and humidity
-20 to 60 °C, 10 to 90 % RH (no condensation)
Reliability Print head life: 150 km, 200 million pulses
(at normal temperature and humidity using recommended paper)
Auto cutter life: 2 million cuts
(at normal temperature and humidity using recommended paper)
Safety standards
UL, C-UL, FCC class A, TUV-Bauart, CE marking

(*1) When paper width is 83, 80, 60 or 58 mm.

(*2) The number of printable column is selected using a memory switch. The number of columns noted in this able refer to typical models. The number of columns varies depending on specifications.

(*3) Characters appear small because the dimensions include a blank area surrounding each character.

(*4) Compliant if the Citizen Systems AC adapter (36AD2/36AD3) is used.

Type classification


CT-S601 S 3 RS E WH P L M1
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

(1) Model type CT-S601
(2) Power Supply S: Built-in power supply type (AC adaptor built-in)
A: AC adaptor type
(3)Paper width 2: 2 inch (58/60 mm)
3: 3 inch (80/83 mmm)
(4) Interface PA: Parallel (IEEE 1284)
RS: Serial (RS-232C)
UB: USB only
TH: USB with hub
ET: Ethernet (standard type)
ES (multi-function type)
UP: Powered USB
(5) Market E: Europe/Asia
C: China
U: North America
(6) Body case color WH: Cool white
BK: Black
(7) PNE sensor None: without PNE sensor
P: with PNE sensor
(8) Label None: Standard type
L: Label type
(9) Black mark sensor None: without sensor
M1: Left side
M2: Right side


Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Windows 2003 OPOS CUPS JAVA POS


Customization for "User font" "Model information"
Customization for "Attributes" "Memory switch"

Accessories (Standard)

AC adaptor
*AC adaptor type (A) only
AC power cord

Interface cover
AC adaptor type (A)

Interface cover
Built-in power supply type (S)
Sample paper roll

Power switch cover

CD-ROM (Driver/Manual) Quick start guide  

Accessories (Optional)

Interface card

TZ66802 (IF1-PA01)
TZ66801 (IF1-RS01)
TZ66803 (IF1-UB01)
TZ66809 (IF1-UH01)
Powered USB
TZ66804 (IF1-UP01)
Ethernet (multi-function type)
TZ69901 (IF1-es01)

Other accessory

  • Splash proof cover
  • Vertical mount stand
  • Wall mount kit