The small footprint of the CL-E300 makes it a perfect printer for tight spaces but is still extremely easy to use. Whether you choose the standard model with on-board Ethernet LAN, USB and Serial interfaces as standard or choose the CL-E300EX model with optional Bluetooth, WiFi or LAN with XML support, you are guaranteed the connection you want. Citizen‘s LinkServer™ web management and configuration system is integrated to allow full printer control. The CL-E300 series has direct thermal and thermal transfer versions in 203 and 300 dpi versions, as well as cutter and peeler options all handling 5” media rolls internally.

Compact and Stylish Design

  • Boasting the smallest footprint in the industry, this printer was designed to be compact to free users from placement restrictions.
  • The stylish design enables the device to be used in different environments.
  • Exterior color options include black and pure white



  • This printer utilizes the direct thermal method and a thermal print head and includes
    a 32-bit RISC CPU with a maximum operating frequency of 216 MHz and
    thermal history control to provide high-speed, high-quality performance up to 8 IPS
    with the CL-E300/CL-E300EX model and up to 6 IPS with the CL-E303/CL-E303EX model.



  • Standard interfaces include a 9-pin, DSUB RS-232C interface, full-speed USB 2.0 port, and an Ethernet port that supports 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX . These interfaces enable high-speed connections to many peripheral devices (CL-E300/CL-E303).
  • Support is available for RS-232C, Bluetooth, wired LAN, wireless LAN (2G/5G), and wired/wireless LAN interface with USB host thanks to an interchangeable interface board (CL-E300EX/CL-E303EX).
  • XML print functions are provided for the wired/wireless LAN interface (CL-E300EX/CL-E303EX).


Excellent Usability

  • Manual media cutters are installed at the top and bottom of the media discharge port to cut media after being printed for better usability in many different environments.
  • The operation panel has been designed to have a different color than the main exterior color for better visibility and stress-free operation.
  • Thermal heads and platen rollers can be easily replaced without the use of tools.
  • Use the LabelPrinterUtility developed by Citizen to configure printer settings from a host computer.
  • The built-in LinkServer™ printer tool can be used over wired LAN or USB connections (Android device) to change settings and perform other operations (CL-E300/CL-E303).
  • Printer includes functionality to enable users to quickly adjust head balance.