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Bixolon BK-3 Series Direct Thermal Kiosk Printer


The compact, flexible and highly reliable BK3 Series is comprised of 2-inch and 3-inch open frame kiosk printing mechanisms, ideal for standalone self-service kiosk installations in Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare and more. The BK3 Series is a direct thermal printer which operates at speeds up to 250 mm with 203 dpi resolutions.The Power ,USB and Serial Ports can be customised to 2Pin, 3Pin and 5 Pin respectively. Packed with a range of design and value-added paper saving features, the BK3 Series supports a range of mounting options to provide design flexibility for any kiosk or Industrial machine panel builders.The BK3 Series is supported with a range of drivers and utilities. BK-3 Series has an optional vertical mount and LED+Presenter optional model. .

Compatible with:

MX-55 for windows
MX-55 for ios
MX-55 for apple
MX-55 for android


SSK- Self Service Kiosks (ATM, Online Banking, Ticketing, etc.) Print

Embedded SSK Receipt Printing.

Self service kiosks are one of the most diverse forms of SSTs. Multiples have a trend of adopting SSK systems such as ATM, shipment lockers, self checkout stations in grocery stores. SSKs are very uselful in industries such as retail, logistics, tourism, Ecommerce, Airports, Railway stations. SSKs provide a source of competitive advantage development. A special group of thermal printers called kiosk printers are embedded inside SSKs which give instant receipts to customers on demand after every self service transaction.



Industrial Machine Panels

Embedded Machine Panel Printing.

Industrial equipments constantly monitor processes and give readings for eg. Sterlization equipments record sterility cycles readings, Flowmeters record liquid parameters, heavy duty weighbridges record precise weight.These readings have to be reported to floor/lab staff on a constant basis. Industrial machine panels are usually contructed with HMIs and PLCs are major componets. Thermal printers are embedded on machine panels via cut-outs to enable these reports being printed on a speedy basis. Host machines normally communicate with thermal printers via RS232.

Tokening - Visitor Queue Management

A token management system known as queue management system is implemented to manage crowd or queues fast by issuing token slips. These tokens are generally issue by customer facing staff at waiting areas. A token management system serves businesses in multiple industries that come in contact with continuous flow of customers such as banks, hospitals, clinics, etc. A powerful thermal printing solution with high DPI is a must for a tokening system.


Technical Specifications

Print Method

Direct Thermal

Print Speed

Up to 250mm/s

Print Resolution



Paper End, Cover Open, Near End, Black Mark

Print Width

72 / 54 / 48 / 12 mm

Media Type


Media Width

83 / 80 / 60 / 58 / 20 mm

Media Roll Diameter

Up to 120 mm


Media Roll Diameter ∅ 80: 130 x 130 x 91
Media Roll Diameter ∅ 102: 130 x 147 x 99
Media Roll Diameter ∅ 120: 130 x 143 x 105


External Power Supply Housed Internally (Adaptor 24V/2.5A)



NV Image Memory

256 Kbytes (Mono)

Receive Buffer

64 Kbytes

User Define Buffer

12 Kbytes


USB(V2.0 Full Speed) + Serial(9P-Male, Connector type)


Operating: 0 ~ 40 ºC (32 ~ 104 ºF) , Storage: -20 ~ 60 ºC (-4 ~ 140 ºF)


Operating: 10 ~ 80% RH , Storage 10 ~ 90% RH

Thermal Print Head (TPH)

100 km

Auto Cutter

1.5 Million Cuts



Driver / Utility

Windows Driver, OPOS Driver , Linux / Mac CUPS Driver, Utility Program


Android SDK, Windows SDK, Linux SDK

Character Size

Font A: 12 x 24 , Font B: 9 x 17 , Font C: 9 x 24 KOR, CHN, JPN: 24 x 24

Characters Per Line (Paper Width)

96(20) / 384(58) / 432(60) / 576(80,83) dots


Supporting user-defined fonts, graphics, formats and logos

Barcode Symbologies

1D: Coda Bar, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, EAN-8, EAN-13, ITF, UPC-A, UPC-E
2D: Data Matrix, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar Stacked / Omnidirectional / Truncated / Limited / Expanded, PDF417, QR code

About Us


XVC was launched by parent company Maxim Peripherals Pvt ltd to eliminate low reliability and processing power in thermal printing solutions. XVC India specializes in desktop based thermal receipt printers allowing complete management over a cash/ticketing counter, SSK, KOT, Machine panel,etc. Right from entry level to enterprise level, our devices have the reliability it takes to supercharge the customer checkout process. Featuring high MTBF lives, available with a USB, Serial and Ethernet triple interface, we allow you to manage your operations in any setting. Our devices are compatible with ESC command sequences, ready to be integrated with Windows, Android and IOS.

Maxim Peripherals specializes in thermal and impact dot printing solutions for over 20 years. XVC assures you reliability along with within 24 hour service call resolution for any carry-in service calls for our products. XVC supports powerful distributor programs, enabling our partners to succeed along with us in their own endeavours. We offer complete OEM/ODM support with custom packaging for businesses who want to launch their own brands leveraging our product and service expertise.

Maxim Peripherals started in 1991 as a supplier of impact dot matrix printer mechanisms and thermal printer mechanism. Around 2002, Maxim pivoted to full fledged desktop , mobile, panel mounted thermal and impact printing solutions. Around 2019, Maxim launched their own brand of Thermal Front Exit printing solutions called XVC. Our other products can be viewed on the website www.maximppl.com.


Brand Name: XVC
Company Registered Name: Maxim Peripherals Pvt. Ltd
Experience in the field of Mini printers: 27 Years
Target Audience : B2B , B2C (Only Projects)
Industries Served: Retail, Hospitality, SSK, Medical Equipment, Logistics, etc.
Director Name: Sanjay Desai, Tejas Desai, Sangeeta Desai
Head Office Location : Mumbai, India
Warehouse Location : Mumbai, India
Factory Location: OEM Contract Manufacturing Factory at Taiwan and China.
Production Capacity: Upto 5000 units per month.
Inventory Holding Capacity: Upto 20,000 units.
Lead Time: 2-4 Days Ex-Stock
Export Terms: FOB and Ex-Works Both with Freight at Actuals.
White Label Product and Packing : Possible at no MOQ.
Custom Packing and Logo: Possible for MOQ 1000 units.
Customer Support : Priority Customer Support 9:00 am -9:00 pm IST
Onsite Support Regions: Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad
Offsite Support Regions: Global
Main Service Centre Location: Mumbai
Product Warranty: 1 - 5 years depending on product model.
Other Products: Thermal Panel Printers, Label Printers, Impact Printers, Mobile Printers
Partners Associations: Authorised Bixolon (Samsung) Distributors, Authorised Epson Partners.