Benefits at a glance

  • USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity with support for MFi and AirPrint
  • Print on pre sized labels (for your address shipping labels) or continuous rolls up to 62mm wide (for indoor/outdoor signage). Or print labels stored in memory using the integrated control panel
  • Large backlit LCD display for easy set-up and operation
  • Print in black and red without needing ink or toner
  • Built-in cutter to create your own length labels
  • Optional rechargeable Li-ion battery base for mobile labelling applications

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Print labels from your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet using USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Or alternatively use it in standalone mode by selecting and printing labels previously designed and uploaded to the memory, using the integrated backlit LCD display. When used with special rolls, you can print labels that can contain both black and red print without needing any ink. And when you can print custom sized labels up to one metre in length using the built-in cutter and continuous rolls, you can see why this is the most advanced label printer available.



The Brother QL-820NWB offers flexible connectivity – Bluetooth® wireless technology, Ethernet and Wireless (802.11b/g/n) interfaces. Equipped with a USB Host interface, the Brother QL-820NWB is well-suited for use with a peripheral such as a scanner.

Create amazing Black/Red labels using DK-2251 or cost-effective, paper labels for packages, name badges, postage and more. Ultra-fast, printing up to 110 standard address labels per minute with black text at 300dpi.

Create and print labels from your mobile device when connected to a wireless network via†: AirPrint®, Brother iPrint&Label. Using the free, Brother iPrint&Label app‡ with your Apple® iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® or Android™ smartphones you can quickly access and print label templates – or create your own custom labels with graphics or photos.

Easy to read Backlit Monochrome LCD screen allows for standalone use. Add an optional Li-ion battery for a complete mobile solution. Easy to integrate with free software development kits. Uses convenient, Brother genuine DK drop in labeling supplies.

Additional information

Maximum label width (mm)

62 mm

Database upload from PC


Housing colour

Glossy black and white

Image upload from PC



6 MB

Memory Locations



Direct thermal

Template upload from PC



DK rolls (DK die-cut labels / DK continuous length tape)


Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0, Wireless

Mobile Connectivity

Apple AirPrint, Bluetooth Ver 2.1 EDR, Wi-Fi Direct

Dimensions (without carton)

125 x 234 x 145 mm

Weight (without carton)

1.16 kg

In the box

AC adapter, Power supply cord, Quick setup guide, tape cassette: 29mm x 90mm black print on white standard address labels (100 labels) – 62mm black/red print on continuous length paper tape (5 meters), USB cable, User guide, Warranty card

1 dimensional barcode symbologies

CODABAR(NW-7), CODE128, CODE39, EAN13(JAN13), EAN8, GS1 DataBar Expanded, GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked, GS1 DataBar Limited, GS1 DataBar Stacked, GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional, GS1 DataBar Truncated, GS1 DataBar(RSS)(GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional), ITF(I-2/5), UCC/EAN-128(GS1-128), UPC-A, UPC-E

2 dimensional barcode symbologies

CODE93, Data Matrix (ECC200 Square, ECC200 Rectangular), MaxiCode, PDF417(Standard, Truncate, Micro), POSTNET, QR Code(Model 1, Model 2, Micro), UPC-E EXTENSION

Black and red printing capability


Bitmap fonts

Brougham, Brussels, Helsinki, Letter Gothic Bold, San Diego

Maximum print width

58 mm

Outline/Vector fonts

Brussels, Helsinki, Letter Gothic

Printing Resolution

Hi-Resolution mode: 300 x 600 dpi, Standard mode: 300 x 300 dpi

Printing Speed

110 labels per minute / 176 mm per second

Database file compatibility

csv, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel

Date and time stamp

Date and time


All installed true type fonts as per PT Editor software



Label Orientations

Horizontal, Vertical

Microsoft Office add-in (highlight->click->print)

Excel, Outlook, Word

Screen capture


Sequential Numbering

1-9999, a – z, A-Z

Text Alignment

Centre, Justified, Left, Right

Font Styles

Bold, Horizontal lines, Invert, Italic, Normal, Shadow, Shadow light, Surround

Vertical printing


SDK Support