The MCP7810 is an ultra-compact, lightweight portable printer with an easy-load paper feature. Housed in a new innovative enclosure this printer has an RS232 serial interface via a 6-way RJ12 socket. Designed for maximum versatility, the MCP7810 is compatible with existing systems whilst allowing many upgrades in terms of printing speed and functionality. Power options include rechargeable NiMH batteries, alkaline batteries, an external 5Vdc Universal Power Supply or an external 10-35Vdc power supply. Rechargeable batteries may be continuously trickle charged from a mains power adapter, or a 12Vdc supply and a fast charge facility is incorporated.