Setting up the Brady IP300 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.
  • Contact LDMS User Support to receive a specific update to Crystal Reports that is required to use this printer.

About this task

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

label stock
LDMS label
Barcode label 7


  1. Open the printer settings from the Windows Start menu.
    These are typically found in Start > Devices and Printers.
  2. Right-click the IP300 icon, and then click Printing preferences.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Next to Paper Size, click Properties.
  5. In the Paper Size box, select the appropriate paper size.
  6. On the control panel in front of the printer, change the printer head to +10mm for the X axis and -3.0mm for the Y axis
    These head adjustments have been tested with the THT-183-461 label stock. Other label stocks may require different printer head adjustments.
  7. In LDMS, set the printer as your label printer.