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Printing speed:300 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 first in a new line of revolutionary "Intelligent" printers, featuring the industry's first POS printer with a back lit graphic LCD display that communicates with you. It is ideal for a variety of applications from retailers, end users, resellers and software developers in any location or environment, the unit has increased functionality that opens doors to the universe. Out of Paper? The two-line LCD display alerts you: "Paper end" "Please change paper" Alternatively, if the front cover is open "F cover open" "Please close front cover." There is an applications provided to customize, change or edit the display message on LCD.

  • A truly, unique printer: the industry's first POS printer with a backlit graphic LCD display and LED communicates with you.
  • The world's fastest(*), most reliable, easiest to configure and customize POS printer.
  • 300mm/sec providing the fastest printing results for customers.
  • Longer cutter life delivers lower maintenance costs
  • Greater reliability delivers longer life & lower maintenance costs
  • Wider paper width allows printing of additional information & larger fonts
  • USB standard meets market standardization requirements
  • 2D/PDF417 bar code support allows wider applications
  • Built in buzzer provides audible alert without adding extra cost devices
  • Built in power supply eliminates unsightly "brick" and frees up space
  • Printer drivers included are: Windows XP (32 and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit), Java POS, OPOS and CUPS.
  • Can be desktop or wall mounted.

              (*): as of June 2009

Easy paper loading


        Just drop paper in and close the top cover

LCD Display 

       •LCD indicates the printer's status, button names, types of errors, and messages.
       •Installation of vertical or wall-mount, memory switch settings invert the LCD icons.
       •LCD and LED auto power OFF function.
       •Easy maintenace of printer head and cutter with using of LCD and LED messages.


Green color LCD for "normal operation" Red color LCD for "error happened"
Operation panel LCD display


LCD display (normal and inverted images)


       •Green: Power is on.
       •Red: Operates in special modes or in errors.
       •Orange: Paper is low (paper near-end) or print head is hot.

Buttons and icon

       •FEED button: To feed the paper.
       •MENU button: Press and hold this button to access the momory switch setting mode.
       •PAPER LOW icon: It dappears when the paper roll is near its end.
       •LOCK icon: It displays when the MENU button is inoperative.

Printing method

Line thermal dot print method

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)

Print speed

Max. 300 mm/sec, 2400 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


128 × 32 dots STN liquid crystal, white/red LED backlit

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)


Serial (RS-232C compliant), Parallel (IEEE1284 compliant), USB,
USB with hub, Ethernet, powered USB

Cash drawer kick-out

Supports 2 cash drawers

External device port

RJ-45, 8-pin connector

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


CT-S801S (Built-in power supply type): 2.0kg
CT-S801A (AC adaptor type): 1.6kg

Outer dimensions
(W × D × H)

CT-S801S (Built-in power supply type): 145 × 192 × 148 mm
CT-S801A (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)


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-S801 S 2 RS E WH P L M1












(1) Model type CT-S801
(2) Power Supply S: Built-in power supply type (AC adaptor built-in)
A: AC adaptor type
(3)Paper width 2: 2 inch
3: 3 inch
(4) Interface PA: Parallere (IEEE 1284) + USB
RS: Serial (RS-232C) + USB
UB: USB only (Option)
(5) Character set U: USA
E: Europe
C: China
(6) Body case color WH: Cool white
BK: Black
(7) PNE sensor None: withtout PNE sensor
P: with PNE sensor
(8) Label None: Standard type
L: Label type
(9) /Black mark M1: Right
M2: Left





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