Month: January 2010

Dymo LabelWriter Twin Turbo 450 review

Quietly introduced in a number of countries worldwide, Dymo's LabelWriter range just got upgraded from series 400 to series 450. Although Dymo remained faithful to the general design of its LabelWriter products, the new series 450 are better looking and a lot faster --again.We tested the Dymo LabelWriter Twin Turbo 450. This new LabelWriter model has a black finish, label roll holders with leader marks and a slightly different look altogether (like a logo that’s in a different place). We were very interested to see how the LabelWriter Twin Turbo 450 would perform compared to the older Twin Turbo 400, both in terms of speed and print quality. The LabelWriter Twin Turbo 400 was capable of sustaining an output of roughly 55 labels per minute. The new LabelWriter Twin Turbo 450 cranks up that figure to over 70 labels per minute. The new LabelWriter’s datasheet mentions no improvements in resolution quality but does hint to a better aliasing technology. What we found was the speed increase to be dramatic—we keep saying that with every new …