SOURCE: O'Neil Product Development

January 15, 2007 11:14 ET

O'Neil Announces the Availability of the O'Neil Compact™ 2" Wireless Portable Thermal Printer

The OC™ -- Industry's Most Light Weight, Streamlined and Ergonomic Family of Portable Label and Receipt Printers

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 15, 2007 -- O'Neil Product Development, Inc., manufacturer of The Most Reliable Portable Printers™, today announced the introduction and availability of the O'Neil Compact 2" -- The OC2 -- portable thermal printer. The OC2 is the first available member of the OC family; the industry's most light weight, streamlined and ergonomic family of portable label and receipt printers. The O'Neil Compact ("The OC") printer family has been designed for sleek styling, light weight, and extreme portability.

The OC2 prints direct thermal receipts and invoices on 2.25 inch wide media and is ideal for applications where customer facing, point-of-sale and on-demand transaction processing is required. Applications include:

--  Mobile point-of-sale and line/queue-busting - Print receipts and take
    payments with the OC2's integrated magnetic stripe and smart card reader.
--  Hospitality - Eliminate long lines and improve your customer service
    with mobile check-in and check-out. Quickly take payment and issue receipts
    on the spot; perfect for order-taking at tableside.
--  Transportation - Create and issue boarding passes as well as passenger
    check-in anywhere it's needed. Take payment and issue receipts during in-
    flight meal service and shopping.
--  Field Sales and Service - Prevent driver delays and improve efficiency
    and customer service with the OC2's mobile receipt printing and transaction
    processing capabilities.
The OC2 maintains O'Neil's renowned reliability standard, and offers optional wireless local area 802.11b/g networking (WLAN) or wireless personal area Bluetooth network (WPAN) capabilities to provide increased user flexibility. The OC2 also provides fast 32-bit processing, high print quality at 203 dpi, Flash memory for fast adaptability to changing business requirements, and intelligent power management to increase user productivity and efficiency.

"The addition of the OC family of printers gives O'Neil the most complete and reliable range of portable thermal printers available in the marketplace," said Endre Vargha, O'Neil's general manager. "The ultra-rugged microFlash® family is the industry's de facto standard for route accounting and direct store delivery applications, while the OC family is ideal for applications that demand ergonomic considerations, extreme portability and smart styling."

"Development of the OC printer family is yet another demonstration of the consistent dedication that O'Neil and Dover Corporation have to the user community within the mobile workplace," said Doug Hall, vice president of marketing. "Our 25-year history of portable printing experience has given us a profound understanding of customer needs and has allowed us to create the highest standards for mobile printing throughout the world."


Established in 1981, O'Neil Product Development, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dover Group (NYSE: DOV), is the world's leading provider of reliable portable printing solutions. In addition to their own line of O'Neil-branded printers, the company manufactures a variety of mobile printing products in an OEM capacity for leading hand-held manufacturers, including a family of integrated hand-held computer and printer solutions.

O'Neil printers are used around the globe in industries which include distribution, retail, manufacturing, law enforcement, utilities, transportation and an extensive array of business services. The company manufactures the industry's only complete line of printers, accessories, and development and support tools for route accounting, direct store delivery, and field mobile service applications.

O'Neil designs and manufactures a complete line of thermal bar code label and receipt printers, dot matrix impact printers and a variety of in-stock and custom media solutions. O'Neil is uniquely focused on providing portable printers to the rapidly emerging mobile and wireless computing marketplace. For more information, contact O'Neil at 949.458.0500 or visit

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