Setting up the Brady BMP53 printer

These instructions will help ensure that your printer is set up to work correctly with LDMS.

Before you begin

  • Install the driver for your printer. For assistance obtaining and installing the driver, contact your laboratory’s local IT department or the manufacturer’s customer support.

About this task

This printer is known to work with the following label and stock settings in LDMS:

LDMS label
Barcode Label 16


  1. Open the printer settings from the Windows Start menu.
    These are typically found in Start > Devices and Printers.
  2. Right click the BMP51(53) icon, and click Printing preferences.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Next to Paper Size, click Properties.
  5. In LDMS, set the printer as your label printer.

What to do next

After the printer is set up, you should print a set of test labels to ensure that it is working correctly.