The MCP7850 Series are ultra-compact, lightweight portable thermal printers with an "easy-load" paper feature. Housed in a new innovative enclosure this series has an Infra-red interface compatible with HP82240B format. Designed for maximum versatility, the MCP7850 Series 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.