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As you can probably tell from the cheesy picture I put together, this is a showdown between the old Brother P-Touch 7600 and its replacement, the PT-E550W.
Below is a table of all the important details to compare between the two models. Below the table is an explanation of the differences.
|Features||PT-7600 (Discontinued)||PT-E550W (Current)|
|TZe Tape Sizes||6, 9, 12, 18 & 24mm||3.5, 6, 9, 12, 18 & 24mm|
|HSe Tubing Sizes||None||5.8, 8.8, 11.7, 17.7 & 23.6mm|
|Print Resolution||180 DPI||180 DPI|
|Max. Print Height||18mm on 24mm tape||18mm on 24mm tape|
|Max. Print Lines||7 on 24mm tape||7 on 24mm tape|
|Print Speed||10mm per second||Up to 30mm per second|
|Screen (LCD)||2 line backlit single character||2 line backlit full dot matrix|
|Cutter||Manual with pause||Automatic full and part cut|
|Connectivity||USB||USB & WiFi|
|Memory||2,000 characters||18,000+ characters & 99 files|
|Software||Mac & Windows||Android, iOS, Mac & Windows|
|Labels Types||Normal, Vertical, Rotate, Cable Wrap, Cable Flag, Port, Panel1, Panel2, Flag||Normal, Vertical, Rotate, Cable Wrap, Cable Flag, Faceplate, Heat Shrink Tube, Patch Panel, Punch Down Block|