Hitachi Windows Printer Drivers

LATEST VERSION 10.5.0September 1, 2023

Hitachi

Download Loftware’s Free Hitachi Printer Driver to print from any Windows application. Optimize printer performance by using Loftware NiceLabel or Spectrum to design your bar code and RFID labels and tags and your coding and marking messages easily, ready to print.

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Version

September 1, 2023

10.5.0

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Supported printers

See all supported printers

Installation guides

English

Tested on

Windows 8.1 | 10 | 11 | 8.1 | 10 | 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022 | 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022

Release Notes

10.5.0

  • Added support for requesting multiple status queries at the same time.
  • Printer options resolution, darkness and speed are now correctly merged when changing printer models.
  • Stabilized communication interface between the driver and the Label Design application.
  • Removed limitation of loaded driver packages on Server 2008 and Server 2016 system.

Supported Printers

Hitachi RX-SD160W

Hitachi RX-SD160S

Hitachi RX-BD160W

Hitachi RX-BD160S

Hitachi RX2-SD160W

Hitachi UX-B160W

Hitachi UX-D110W

Hitachi UX-D140W

Hitachi UX-D150W

Hitachi UX-B160WP

Hitachi UX-D160W

Hitachi UX-D161W

Hitachi UX-D161WP

Hitachi UX-E160W

Hitachi UX-P160n

Hitachi UX-P160W

Hitachi UX-P160S

Hitachi PXR-D240W

Hitachi PXR-D410W

Hitachi PXR-D440W

Hitachi PXR-H450W

Hitachi PXR-P460W

Hitachi RX-SD160W MODBUS

Hitachi RX-SD160S MODBUS

Hitachi RX-BD160W MODBUS

Hitachi RX-BD160S MODBUS

Hitachi RX2-SD160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-B160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D110W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D140W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D150W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-E160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160n MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160S MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D161W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D161WP MODBUS

Hitachi LM-C310

Hitachi LM-C330

Hitachi UX-D860W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D860S MODBUS

Release Notes

10.5.0

  • Added support for requesting multiple status queries at the same time.
  • Printer options resolution, darkness and speed are now correctly merged when changing printer models.
  • Stabilized communication interface between the driver and the Label Design application.
  • Removed limitation of loaded driver packages on Server 2008 and Server 2016 system.

10.2.2

  • Fixed crash of driver when document name longer than 260 characters

10.0.0

  • Fixed problems in case user set different HDPI and VDPI in landscape orientation.
  • Menu for using settings from printer or driver is redesigned and improved.
  • Added capability to set all printer supported parameters to be controlled by the printer.
  • Added support for web based printer management.
  • Change the print preview so when the label is too long the end of the label is visible.

8.6.0

  • "Skip layout type check" option is added for media settings. QR code 33x33 is supported.

8.5.0

  • Communication with the printer is working now also when port monitor logging is enabled on non English Windows OS.

8.3.1

  • 9 new printer models supported (D110W, D140W, D150W, D161W, D161WP, P160 series, B160WP).
  • Improved performance Driver initialisation time was decreased for up to 30%.Smaller file footprint Driver file size was reduced for up to 60%.Improved installation utility PrnInst better supports multi user environments. Driver upgrade procedure was improved for installations with large number of printers.

8.2.0

  • Driver stability was improved and memory usage was optimized.

8.0.50

  • User can now use Reload to upload entire list of virtual fonts to printer again, instead uploading each virtual font individually.
  • Procedure for updating printers is improved in Prninst application that all settings for all users are correctly preserved.
  • Prninst application automatically detects printer(s) connected to local network.

8.0.22

  • Fixed print spooler crash using latest driver's language monitor.
  • Added concatenation support for all elements on laser printers using NiceLabel Designer 2017 and later.
  • Support for alignment on text elements has been added for laser printers.

8.0.21

  • Driver Maintenance, Settings and Support actions are working also with printer name longer than 32 characters.

8.0.20

  • Initial Version 8 release: Redesigned and updated User Interface. Added and improved Print Preview to be shown on more panels. Added new Tool options for easier Maintenance, Setup and Support. Added options for sending files or commands to the printer. Added possibility to toggle Status Checking during printing. Fixed in-corrections when displaying driver on High-DPI monitors.
  • During printer driver installation and uninstallation the Unicode printer names are fully supported.
  • Improved preview image on graphic options page.
  • Improved displaying of Network discovered printers while sorting and graying already installed printers during printer driver installation.
  • Minimized the frequency of displaying the splwow64 thunking spooler (SplWow64) message during printer installation.
  • Upgraded uninstall of Ports and Port Monitors when printer removing the printer driver.
  • During printer driver installation additional fields Location and Comment can be set.

7.8.40

  • Dual nozzle models (UX-D860S,X-D860W) are supported with MODBUS protocol.
  • Added upper and lower limits on counters.

7.8.23

  • Internal printer counter with just one digit works correctly now.

7.8.01

  • Shift code RTC is supported on Hitachi (modbus protocol) printers.
  • If the label name begins with "number_" then this number represents message ID on the printer.

7.4.10

  • GS1 DataBar is now working with modbus protocol on Hitachi printer.

7.3.80

  • Two new laser printer models (Hitachi LM-C310, Hitachi LM-C330) added to Hitachi distribution.

7.3.70

  • Date/Time in NiceLabel was always forced to use internal printer clock, even if current font does not support it.

7.3.60

  • Installation of 32bit driver for sharing printer on 64bit OS has failed. This is corrected now.
  • Barcode Code128 corrected.

7.3.02

  • Additional printer models added. Also MODBUS protocol is supported.
  • Additional codepages supported for internal printer fonts.

7.1.00

  • RTC barcode concatenation was implemneted.

6.0.18

  • Status monitor added to driver distribution. Printer status is available for all printers with MODBUS interface.

6.0.17

  • Incorrect value is retrieved during recall when there are elements with same variable contents.

6.0.16

  • Resolved numbering issue with internal printer counters.

6.0.08

  • Unprintable area is now correctly displayed on all orientations (rotated portrait or landscape).
  • Help is now available also in Japanese language.
  • Minor GUI changes.
  • Fixed print problems if font size used for graphic is larger then label height.
  • Prefix and suffix work now also with prompted variables.

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Select version & enter your information to download Hitachi printer driver

Version

September 1, 2023

10.5.0

Installation guides

English

Tested on

Windows 8.1 | 10 | 11 | 8.1 | 10 | 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022 | 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022

Supported Printers

Hitachi RX-SD160W

Hitachi RX-SD160S

Hitachi RX-BD160W

Hitachi RX-BD160S

Hitachi RX2-SD160W

Hitachi UX-B160W

Hitachi UX-D110W

Hitachi UX-D140W

Hitachi UX-D150W

Hitachi UX-B160WP

Hitachi UX-D160W

Hitachi UX-D161W

Hitachi UX-D161WP

Hitachi UX-E160W

Hitachi UX-P160n

Hitachi UX-P160W

Hitachi UX-P160S

Hitachi PXR-D240W

Hitachi PXR-D410W

Hitachi PXR-D440W

Hitachi PXR-H450W

Hitachi PXR-P460W

Hitachi RX-SD160W MODBUS

Hitachi RX-SD160S MODBUS

Hitachi RX-BD160W MODBUS

Hitachi RX-BD160S MODBUS

Hitachi RX2-SD160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-B160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D110W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D140W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D150W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-E160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160n MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-P160S MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D161W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D161WP MODBUS

Hitachi LM-C310

Hitachi LM-C330

Hitachi UX-D860W MODBUS

Hitachi UX-D860S MODBUS