QL-120 Printer

Kiaro! QL-120

High-Quality, In-House Label Production

Built on the pioneering color label printing platform, the QL-120 features enhanced print speed, seamless integration into desktop or enterprise platforms and high-quality color labels that rival flexographic labels.

Simple, Convenient Label Production

  • Eliminates need for costly pre-printed inventory
  • Simple to install & use

Flexible Label Production Options

  • Premium 1200 x 1200 dpi color labels
  • Flexible print widths as narrow as 0.5" wide or as wide as 4.2" on the same device

Produce Labels at Scale

With the ability to generate both extremely short and particularly long runs (up to 10,000 labels per hour*) the QL-120 is built for exceptionally flexible production.

Featuring a function-rich Windows operating interface, with fully-integral utility and status monitoring software, the QL-120 enables users to easily and remotely manage printer setup and operation. The QL-120 also features self-maintenance during the printing process, resulting in the highest quality printed labels with little to no user intervention.

DLS applications

Effortlessly Design, Manage & Print Your Own Labels

This desktop label printer is capable of print speeds up to 60 feet per minute, and features exceptional color accuracy as well as a built in cutter.

Ideal For:

  • Food & Beverage
  • Biomedical Product
  • Nutraceutical
  • Hardware
  • e-Liquid
  • Personal Care Products
  • Cosmetic
  • Promotional Products Labeling
  • And more...

Kiaro! QL-120 Spec Sheet


Ink Type

Dye ink, (4) individual CMYK tanks or cartridge option

Print Resolution:

1200 x 1200 dpi

Print Speed:

12 ips (305 mm/sec) at 1200 x 600 dpi
8 ips (203 mm/sec) at 1200 x 1200 dpi/600 x 600 dpi

Print Area*:

Width: 0.5" (12.7 mm) - 4.2" max (106 mm)
Length: 0.24" (2 mm) - 30" (762 mm)

Media Sensors:

Gap, Reflective (black mark), Continuous


Automatic, guillotine-type, cut at end of batch or between labels, 1.0" (25.4 mm) minimum cut length
Rated for 1.5 M cuts on 1.8 mil, 65 gsm glassine paper


High-speed USB 2.0; gigabit ethernet
RS-232 external control interface and protocol


Microsoft Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7; Windows Server® 2012, 2008, 64/32-bit drivers, CQL Pro advanced label creation and print management software (one free license included), Nicelabel® 2017 enterprise or desktop software (option)

Environmental & Physical

Printer Operating:

59℉ to 86℉ (15℃ to 30℃), 10% to 90%
Relative Humidity (non-condensing)

Power Requirements:

Operating: 233W printer, 268W printer with cut operation
Idle, Powered On: 22w (max)
Standby/Sleep Mode: 8.5W
Powered Off: 0.4W (Erp/Lot6)


15.2" L x 22.4" W x 15.5" H (386 mm x 564 mm x 394 mm)


52.9 lbs. (24 kg) without supplies
56.1 lbs. (26 kg) with supplies
68.2 lbs. (31 kg) shipping

Optional Accessories:

RW-5.1 Automatic Label Roll Rewinder, 11.8" (300 mm) OD Roll
UW-5.1 Automatic Label Roll Unwinder, 11.8" (300 mm) OD Roll
External Control Interface


Ink Cartridges:

QuickLabel QL-120 CMYK dye cartridges, 240 mL (230 mL usable)

Maintenance Cartridge:

450 mL full replacement; 360 mL (80%) near full warning

Labels and Tags


Width: 1.0" (25.4 mm) - 4.53" (115 mm)
Length: 0.24" (6 mm) - 30" (762 mm)


5.7 mil (0.145 mm) - 10 mil (0.255 mm)

Roll Size:

7.9" OD (201 mm), 3" ID (76 mm) core
11.8" OD (300 mm) with optional UW-5.1 External Unwind


One-Year Manufacturer's Parts & Labor warranty on printer (excludes printhead and purge unit)

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