Brother P-Touch QL-500BW Mono Label Printer

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Brother P-Touch QL-500BW Mono Label Printer

QuickFind: 184811 Mfr part code: QL500BWZU1
  • Functions: Print
  • Print Speed: 90 mm/sec
  • Connections: USB
  • Supplies included: DK-11201 Standard Address Label (100 labels)

Product Description

Brother P-Touch QL-500BW Mono Label Printer

Brother P-Touch QL-500BW

Print high quality labels quickly and easily, with the QL-500BW. This low cost label printer makes printing labels a breeze. It's perfect for printing address and shipping labels, banners and signage - it's so easy that you'll never know how you coped without one.


Key features

  • No paper jams, no ink or toner needed, no label wastage
  • Easy peel labels
  • Prints continuous length labels
  • Integrate with Microsoft - print labels direct from Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Built in cutter enables accurate label length


Spending more time than you should do looking for things? Whether it's in a busy office or at home, knowing where everything is can make a huge difference. And with Brother's QL-500BW labeller, getting organised has never been easier.

What do you need to label?

Fast, easy to use and extremely versatile, the QL-500BW takes label printing to a whole new level - you can create labels for anything from CDs, files, signage or banners to simply addressing letters. You can even download Royal Mail's SmartStamp software and print your own stamps.

Choose a style to suit

The QL-500BW gives you unique flexibility, with a choice of die-cut easy peel labels as well as continuous length tape. Your labels can be printed direct from Microsoft Word, Excel or Outlook, and the included design software 'P-touch editor' provides quick templates or lets you create custom layouts with barcodes, graphics, true type fonts and special formatting (including frames and tables).

No toner, no waste, no problem

You'll even save money too - with direct thermal print technology there's no need for toner, ink or ribbon, and the built-in cutter means no label wastage either. So, all in all, the Brother QL-500BW is just what you need if you're looking to get organised.


What's in the Box

  • DK-11201 Standard Address Label (100 labels)
  • CD ROM
  • Quick start guide
  • USB Cable
  • DK roll guide
  • Paper Guide



  • Colour: Black and White
  • Tape widths: Up to 62mm
  • Key Board: No
  • Number of buttons: 2(On/Off, Feed)
  • Cutter: Manual full cutter(user replaceable)
  • Power: Internal S/W Power Supply
  • LCD Display: No
  • LED lamp: 1(On/Off, Error)
  • Roll Type: DK Rolls (DK Die-cut Labels/DK Continuous Length Tape)
  • Roll Width: Max.Label width 62mm (2-3/7")
  • Print Head: 300 dpi / 720 dots
  • Print Method: Direct thermal
  • Max. Print Height: 59.0 mm (Approx. 2.3")
  • Print Speed: Max. 90 mm / sec. (50 standard address labels/min.)
  • Cutter Sensor: Yes
  • Cover Open Sensor: No
  • Roll Sensor: Yes
  • Media End Sensor: No
  • Interface: USB (Ver 1.1)
  • USB ID switch: No
  • OS: Windows
  • Software: PT-Editor Ver. 5
  • Connection: USB

Technical Specification

Brother P-Touch QL-500BW Mono Label Printer


Printer Type Label printer - direct thermal - monochrome


Built-in Devices Cutter
Connectivity Technology Wired
Interface USB
Max Resolution (B&W) 300 dpi

Media Handling

Max Media Size Roll (6.2 cm)
Max Media Size (Custom) 62 mm
Total Media Capacity 1 roll
Media Feeders 1 x manual - 1 roll - Roll (6.2 cm)

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections 1 x USB - 4 pin USB Type B


Cables Included 1 x USB cable

Software / System Requirements

Software Included Drivers & Utilities

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

Dimensions & Weight

Width 14.6 cm
Depth 19.6 cm
Height 15.2 cm
Weight 1.3 kg

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Add-on Products

Brother Standard Die Cut Label



Brother Standard Die Cut Label

  • Media Sizes: 29 x 90 mm
  • Qty of Media with Cards: 1 roll(s)
  • Card / Label Qty per Sheet/Roll: 400
  • For use with: Brother QL 500, 550, 580N, 700

£ 7.92  inc. vat

£ 6.60 ex. vat

Add-ons and Accessories


Brother Standard Die Cut Label

£7.92 inc. vat
£6.60 ex. vat