Yes, October is here and with it brings the prospect of autumn, and also a new Comms Express competition!

Our great friends at DYMO have just launched a wonderful new range, the XTL Labelmaker. As you know DYMO are one of the largest manufacturers of handheld label makers and label printers, and as such quality is of paramount importance to them and XTL range continues that tradition.

Excitingly we have teamed up with DYMO to offer-up five LabelManager 160’s to five lucky winners!  To be one of our lucky recipients all you have to do is either Like our Faceb ook page and post #CommsDYMO or Follow us on Twitter and Retweet #CommsDYMO OR do both and grab yourself two opportunities to win!

So to enter a competition you’d like to know a little more about the prize on offer, the LabelManager 160? Well this great product from DYMO is a light duty solution, perfect for labelling up items round the house or office. You can simply type text, format it with one-touch Smart Keys and print – it’s that easy to create professional-looking labels in and around the office. As  we have come to expect from DYMO the LabelManager 160 is easy to us and with its ability to print 2 lines of wording and label across or downwards this is a winner for both home users and businesses alike!

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The XTL Labelmaker 300 & 500 is the new industrial unit on the block. With WYSIWYG on screen print preview, the XTL shows exactly how labels will look when applied to cables, pipes and more. Built-in label applications make getting started easy and a colour touch screen makes positioning text, barcodes and images on labels faster. A variety of pre-loaded label templates ensure perfect formatting to save time; allowing you to print pre-sized and continuous labels from 6 mm up to 54 mm, including safety signage, and heat-shrink tubes in a full range of UL-rated materials and colours. It also features PC connectivity*and free DYMO ID software for importing data directly from Microsoft Excel or databases.

Further features & benefits include:

• Life-like on screen print preview and colour display shows exactly how labels will look when applied to cables, pipes, panels, and more
• Built-in label applications make getting started from the home screen easy
• Touch screen helps make label creation easier and faster
• Pre-loade d templates ensure perfect formatting to save time
• Prints 6 mm to 54 mm durable labels including continuous length tape, laminated wire/cable wraps, heat-shrink tubes and pre-sized labels
• Maximized print area helps reduce label waste
• Easily transfer labels to and from DYMO ID software and the PC-connected* XTL™ 500 for jobsite editing and printing
• Built-in auto-cutter for high volume label output
• Works with Windows® 7 and later

XTL 300

DYMO XTL300

• DYMO XTL™ 300 Label Maker
• Carrying Case
• AC Charging Adapter
• USB Cable
• Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery
• (1) 24 mm x 7 m All-Purpose Vinyl, Black on White Cartridge
• (1) 21 mm x 39 mm in Laminated Wire / Cable Wrap, Black on White, 150 labels
• Lanyard
• Quick Start Guide
• Software Download Card

XTL 500 

DYMO XTL 500

• DYMO XTL™ 500 Label Maker
• Carrying Case
• AC Charging Adapter
• USB Cable
• Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery
• (1) 54 mm x 7 m All-Purpose Vinyl, Black on White Cartridge
• (1) 38 mm x 39 mm Laminated Wire / Cable Wrap, Black on White, 150 labels
• Quick Start Guide
• Software Download Card

The price points of the XTL 300 will be £249.99 and £419.99 for the XTL 500. As we are sure you will agree these two DYMO products offer huge capabilities for two particularly competitive prices.

Until next time.