Rollo Wireless Printer X1040 Review

The $279.99 Rollo Wireless Printer X1040 is one of a plethora of label printers for small businesses and individuals who need 4-by-6-inch shipping labels, but stands out from the crowd by using Wi-Fi as their preferred connection. . The Rollo Ship Manager is also designed to operate on a cloud, which can be connected to many online platforms to handle and keep track of all your ships in one place. Even better, the Ship Manager offers discounts on shipping rates that small leases will find difficult to handle for their volumes of mailings. Rollo Wireless makes a combination of editors’ choice to judge the winner in its class.


Tip: The Labels Stay Abroad

Label printers can be designed to hold their label rolls either inside or outside the chassis. Rollo drops to the second ball, and he keeps his size up to 3 from 7.7 from 3.3 inches (HWD). But you need at least another 7 inch free, flat space behind the printer for the labels coffin, or a little more space optional ($19.99) 9 inches holder for heaps or rolling up to 6 inches. in diameter and 5 inches wide.

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The printer is made from bright white plastic, with purple highlights on the front and back label feed slots and the roof cover release lock. You will rarely need to use the last one – Feed the paper into the rear slot, and the printer mechanism takes over, moving back and forth so that you can find a gap between the label and define the size of the label, then just placing the leading edge. print the first virtual spot.

Rollo Wireless Printer with stack labels behind

According to Rollo, the printer doesn’t require proprietary labels, but it works with an outrageous, outrageous, almost uncut roll or pile with small gaps between the edges and a width of 1.57 to 4.1 inches. The company sells their 4-by-6 labels in store 500 for $19.99, up to $14.99 per label (3 cents per label) if you want a monthly subscription. It also offers 1,000-lips 1-by-2-inch titles for $9.99, and 500-tablets 4-by-6-inch titles for $19.99.

An online video clearly explains the process of setting up and connecting via Wi-Fi, using the Rollo app on your phone or tablet. Although the X1040 has a USB and Wi-Fi port, there’s no reason to buy it if you don’t want to connect wirelessly – the company offers only a USB-only Wired Label Printer that calls on the same Rollo for less than $100. The wireless printer has the advantage of ease of use, without any need to install a driver on your phone.


Rollo Ship Manager: Easy Printing, Plus Shipping Discounts

Rollo Wireless’ calls for the app don’t come with a label, though the company says it’s one of the evolutions that will be available online. You can print at this writing by using virtually any print command, as well, Rollo says, on all major shipping and online marketplaces. More importantly, the printer also works with Rollo Ship Manager with a cloud foundation, and you can log in to the Rollo website. Service pay 5 cents per label. (The first 200 are free).

You should not use Rollo Ship Manager with the X1040 (and, on the other hand, you can use Rollo Works with printers from other manufacturers). It offers several advantages, and if you want to manage your shipping from on-board telephone calls, the Ship Manager is easier to use with the X1040 than with a third-party printer.

Rollo Wireless Printer top view

The key benefit is a shipping discount based on Rollo up to 90% for USPS and 75% for UPS, with FedEx discounts still available at this time of writing. What percentage rights are greati haven’t seen big discounts in the test. But Rollo Ship Manager delivers substantial savings: When creating a label, the system shows both standard prices and your discounted prices, with this ranging from 25% to 67% lower in my experience. I have also confirmed the standard prices quoted by Ship Manager for USPS prices that were calculated on the USPS site.

The ship manager also has other advantages. In short, one interface gives you both USPS and UPS, with FedEx expected to add more than 13 tablet shopping online between Amazon and Shopify. You can connect it to the various platforms you use to receive your orders, or manually enter shipping information (as I did) and enter it from the list by selecting costs for various options like USPS Priory Mail 2-Day, UPS Ground, and UPS Day 2 Air.

Rollo Ship Manager rate screen in browser

When you print a label from Ship Manager, the data flows from the cloud to the PC or supported from which you sent the printed messages and then to the printer, which means that the device and PC, phone, or tablet should be on the same site. ornaments. However, because the Ship Manager service is cloudy, you can set up labels from anywhere and you can connect them to the internet later. You can also print a PDF file as a PDF file and reprint, or print out an empty packing slider, create a reference label with a few screen taps or mouse clicks, and pick up up once.

The Rollo Ship Manager using other printers works essentially the same way as with the X1040 if you were doing it on a PC, but not if you use a mobile device, which is the key to the X1040 utility. Rollo mobile app allows you to print on X1040 with one stroke; To any other printer on your network, you need an appropriate printer to print on your phone or tablet. Even if a driver is available, you will have to choose to print it from the list each time. Without printer drivers, you can print e-mails to mobile devices as PDF files on a desktop PC, but can quickly become more troublesome if you prefer to use labels on your phone or tablet.


Rollo Testing: Snappy Wi-Fi Label Printer

The Rollo’s performance in my tests was quite fast, if shy of its rated 150mm or 5.9 inches per second (ips). Slip to print from a PDF file with an Acrobat Reader (using our standard PC and Wi-Fi connection) took 7.1 seconds to print a single label, 22.5 seconds for 10 labels, and 91 seconds for 50 labels (about 3.4ips). By comparison, the Zebra ZSB-DP14 managed 3.5ips trivially faster, with a FreeX WiFi Thermal Printer 13 seconds for a single label (and its Wi-Fi print jobs were limited to a maximum of eight labels).

Rollo Wireless Printer

Label printers that connect USB or Ethernet, including iDprt SP420 and Arkscan 2054A-LAN, these our editors of choice for median, 4-by-6-capable label printers with Ethernet, generally have a shorter undetectable link between giving a trace, command, and logged in printers than Wi-Fi devices. This allows you to score closer to the speeds assessed in our tests. Arkscan, for example, have lived up to its 5ips rating, while the iDprt SP420 timed at 5.5ips, rated nearly 5.9ips, for 50 labels.

The Rollo’s 203dpi resolution print, which is common among label printers, delivered typical output quality. The tiny text on the USPS label was easily read, and the bar code was consistently black with rigid edges.


Capable of Printing and Save on Your Shipping

If you prefer Wi-Fi to a USB or Ethernet connection, the Rollo Wireless Printer X1040 is a strong competition, even if it doesn’t have many shipping labels — FreeX WiFi Thermal Printer is cheap, but slow enough and can be branded. can’t print more than a few print labels in a single job. The ZSB-DP14 has the advantage of working with the Zebra e-mail address on the Zebra, but is more difficult to set up, like the USB-only iDprt SP420. The Arkscan 2054A-LAN offers both Wi-Fi and Ethernet, but is less skilled for shipowners than the Rollo.

The more shipping labels to print, the stronger the chance to choose the X1040, especially if you find it convenient to use your phone or tablet for shipping and printing information. Put simply, the Rollo printer provides good service while the Rollo Ship Manager cloud service saves on shipping costs (and works more smoothly with the X1040 than with any other printer). The Rollo is acquiring a selection of editors to print a 4-by-6-inch Wi-Fi print medium for shipping.

Rollo Wireless Printer X1040

Pros

  • Wi-Fi connection for printing from PC, phone, or tablet

  • Use labels and non-proprietors to service easy, no waste

  • Quickly print strips from 1.57 to 4.1 inches wide

  • Option to use Rollo Ship Manager to generate labels with shipping discounts

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The bottom line is

Specialized in 4-by-6-inch spacecraft (but capable of other sizes), Rollo Wireless Printer X1040 can print on both PCs and mobile devices—and its Rollo Ship Manager offers a shipping break even for the most delicious.

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