Mectec Windows Printer Drivers

LATEST VERSION 5.5.0November 14, 2022

Mectec

Download Loftware’s Free Mectec 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

November 14, 2022

5.5.0

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Supported printers

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Installation guides

English

Tested on

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

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

Release Notes

5.5.0

  • Updated driver package information and driver user interface look with new branding.New RTC format (YY-MM-DD) is supported on Domino M models.

Supported Printers

Mectec D20/Right 300dpi

Mectec D40/Right 300dpi

Mectec D30/Right 300dpi

Mectec D40/Right 200dpi

Mectec D30/Right 200dpi

Mectec T60/Right 300dpi

Mectec T50/Right 300dpi

Mectec T60/Right 200dpi

Mectec T50/Right 200dpi

Mectec T70/Right 300dpi

Mectec T70/Right 200dpi

Mectec T90/Right 200dpi

Mectec D20/Left 300dpi

Mectec D40/Left 300dpi

Mectec D30/Left 300dpi

Mectec D40/Left 200dpi

Mectec D30/Left 200dpi

Mectec T60/Left 300dpi

Mectec T50/Left 300dpi

Mectec T60/Left 200dpi

Mectec T50/Left 200dpi

Mectec T70/Left 300dpi

Mectec T70/Left 200dpi

Mectec T90/Left 200dpi

Release Notes

5.5.0

  • Updated driver package information and driver user interface look with new branding.New RTC format (YY-MM-DD) is supported on Domino M models.

5.3.04.7397

  • Added option to print date in YYNNN format (2 digit year +3 digit julian day). Added support for printing two dates without offset and three dates with offset.

5.3.04.7396

  • Added option for the driver to switch printer offline during label download and switch it back to online after download.

5.3.04.7394

  • Improved communication speed with Mectec printers.

5.3.01.7255

  • Fixed issue with labels sometimes not being transferred to printer correctly or causing errors on printer if Control Center was running.

5.2.00.7142

  • Improved Advanced TCP/IP port stability and information when logging is enabled.

5.2.00.7029

  • Added option to offset all elements on page.

5.2.00.7021

  • Added option "Set Re10 after label download".

5.2.00.7011

  • Fixed issue with GS1_Code128 not encoding data correctly.

5.2.00.6991

  • Added "download only" option to allow only downloading the label without printing it.

5.1.16.6558

  • Fixed issue with negative coordinates in stream when printing on "Right" printer models with labels designed in landscape orientation.

5.1.16.6511

  • Fixed spooler crash when printing from NiceLabel 2017 to a printer using Advanced TCP/IP port.

5.1.15.6474

  • Port monitor crashed print spooler on the second print when using Advanced TCP/IP. This is fixed now.

5.1.15.6380

  • Added new internal date option (WWNYY - calendar week, day of week and year)

5.1.13.6232

  • Fixed issue with DNS IP resolution not working when printer network name is longer then 25 characters.

5.1.13.6142

  • Fixed issue that prevented printing with Status Monitor running.

5.1.13.6133

  • Fixed issue with printing of multiple text and/or graphic elements which could cause a printout of several empty labels.

5.1.13.6111

  • Fixed issue with driver not being able to print over 10 graphics on page.

5.1.13.6101

  • Fixed occasional incorrect or bad quality graphic printout.

5.1.12.5974

  • Fixed issue with very large graphics not being printed.

5.1.11.5971

  • Fixed About dialog issue with garbage after name for printers with name >= 32 chars.

5.1.11.5879

  • Updated maximum page sizes to correct values.

5.1.11.5877

  • Fixed element positioning so they don't get positioned out of the label.Fixed issue causing very large graphics producing a blank print.

5.1.11.5872

  • All internal fonts should now be printed with correct sizes and use correct printer fonts.

5.1.11.5791

  • Fixed NiceLabel crash when changing the printer on Label Setup>Printer dialog and then disabling "Use advanced printer driver interface".

5.1.10.5818

  • Newly designed labels are no longer rotated by 90 degrees compared to all other printers.

5.1.10.5811

  • Barcode data no longer has an extra "A:" in front.
  • Counters should now be printed correctly and without delay.
  • Fixed printing through serial connection.

5.1.10.5692

  • When updating drivers which have already defined their own stocks, barcode fonts or command fonts, PrnInst application failed with message box "List index out of bounds". This is fixed now.

5.1.09.5652

  • Right handed printer models now have elements positioned off the right edge of the printer instead off the left edge.

5.1.09.5549

  • Installer ends if user choose "don't install..." option in Windows warning dialog.

5.1.09.5543

  • Added several new date formats.

5.1.08.5187

  • Fixed conflict with Mectec own printer driver which could cause either our or their driver to send incorrect streams.

5.1.08.5063

  • Fixed issue where editing a stock causes an error message.

5.1.07.4926

  • Printer Install Wizard supports silent installation of Port Monitor modules.

5.1.06.4818

  • New languages supported are: Danish, Hebrew, Slovak and Portuguese (Brazil). Portuguese language is removed.

5.1.06.4815

  • Language monitor will now retry sending data to printer 3 times before reporting an error to spooler.

5.1.06.4800

  • PrnInst utility quits driver installation if user doesn't trust the publisher.

5.1.05.4788

  • Driver settings are now correctly updated after being imported.

5.1.04.5100

  • PrnInst didn't not work on folders with long path name. Current version support paths up to 260 (MAX_PATH) characters.

5.1.03.4633

  • Help file was updated with a note that some applications can lock the driver and prevent it from being updated by a new version.

5.1.02.4472

  • On Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 users were not able to change language settings. Now they can change language settings if they have administrative rights.

5.1.02.4378

  • Microsoft Access was reporting wrong paper names when custom stocks are defined in driver. Now it works OK.

5.1.02.4371

  • After leaving an edit field the values in it are now correctly checked according to their specified minimum/maximum values and displayed in correct format for the selected measurement unit.

5.1.01.4360

  • Prevent occasional labeling software crash when loading labels created with NiceLabel drivers older than version 4.6.16.

5.1.01 4402

  • Add a line stating the requirements needed for asian fonts to be printed correctly by the driver.

5.1.00.4354

  • Cutter functionality corrected for printing from Windows applications and cutter set to cut every n labels.

5.1.00.4306

  • Solved problem with multi-thread printing (sometimes the stream is not correct).

5.0.00.4197

  • Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.

5.0.00.3897

  • All the drivers are now digitaly signed to allow installation on Windows 8.

4.6.78.3840

  • In some rare cases driver crashed when printing a Code128 barcode. This is corrected now.

4.6.76.3790

  • Fixed occasional Spooler crash when printing Word document with very long filename.

4.6.76.3782

  • Advanced Port monitor can now be added by using Windows Add New Port Type option.

4.6.76.3763

  • Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection

4.6.74.3714

  • Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements

4.6.69.3612

  • Driver update didn't preserve settings for all installed printers. This is fixed now.

4.6.66.3658

  • In some case of printing big graphics (color on 64-bit OS for example) the graphic elements could be missing. This is corrected now.

4.6.66.3436

  • Obsolete monitor.inf files were removed from drivers that still had them

4.6.66.3392

  • Removed warning message for special ports, when installing printer driver with Printer Installation Wizard.If connected to standard Windows TCP/IP port then show warning message.

4.6.65.3360

  • Printer error detailes were missing while printing. The status reporting issue was limited to NicePrintQueue, Enterprise Print Manager(EPM) and NiceLabel.:p

4.6.64.3290

  • Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.

4.6.63.3224

  • Rotation option on userinterface and QR and MicroQR barcode font rotation now work correctly

4.6.62.3190

  • Spooler crash when changing printer port while printing was fixed.

4.6.62.3156

  • Custom settings for unprintable now work correctly

4.6.59.3002

  • Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.

4.6.59.2995

  • Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.

4.6.51.2800

  • Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.

4.6.50.2773

  • When printing from standard Windows application (like Microsoft Word) and using page rotation (Landscape and/or rotate 180), positions of graphic were shifted relative to internal elements.Shift size depends on page dimensions, shift direction depends on rotation.

4.6.50.2772

  • Added date/time with offset capability

4.6.49.2747

  • PrnInst utility was updated so that long INF file structure is supported.

4.6.49.2611

  • When trying to preinstall drivers on Windows 7, user got an "Environment incorrect" error message. This is corrected now.

4.6.48.2713

  • Barcodes were printed with human interpretation allthrough it's disabled.Expansions on Code 39 didn't work correct.Barcode had wrong height.

4.6.48.2710

  • Quantity doesn't work if there is counter on label.

4.6.43.2445

  • User is now able to change administrator settings without reopening driver properties dialog as an elevated user. A click on the shielded button and entering the credentials is all that is needed.

4.6.41.2364

  • Fixed occasional driver crash when printing extremely large graphics

4.6.41.2361

  • Page preview icons in "Advanced Dialog" corrected.

4.6.37.2258

  • Uninstall of printer with Printer Install Wizard did not work on Windows 2003 (x64) system

4.6.22

  • Build number is now part of version information in About dialog

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Version

November 14, 2022

5.5.0

Installation guides

English

Tested on

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

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

Supported Printers

Mectec D20/Right 300dpi

Mectec D40/Right 300dpi

Mectec D30/Right 300dpi

Mectec D40/Right 200dpi

Mectec D30/Right 200dpi

Mectec T60/Right 300dpi

Mectec T50/Right 300dpi

Mectec T60/Right 200dpi

Mectec T50/Right 200dpi

Mectec T70/Right 300dpi

Mectec T70/Right 200dpi

Mectec T90/Right 200dpi

Mectec D20/Left 300dpi

Mectec D40/Left 300dpi

Mectec D30/Left 300dpi

Mectec D40/Left 200dpi

Mectec D30/Left 200dpi

Mectec T60/Left 300dpi

Mectec T50/Left 300dpi

Mectec T60/Left 200dpi

Mectec T50/Left 200dpi

Mectec T70/Left 300dpi

Mectec T70/Left 200dpi

Mectec T90/Left 200dpi