Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Brady BBP31/BBP85 Firmware Upgrades Add New Functionality & Versatility

Brady Worldwide, labeling & identification industry leaders, recently announced two new firmware upgrades for their BBP®31 Sign & Label Maker and the BBP®85 Sign & Label 300 DPI Printer. These new firmware upgrades bring even more versatility and functionality to the Brady BBP31 and BBP85 and will ship with printers manufactured on or after October 21, 2015. Existing owners of these printers can download the upgrades here.

The firmware versions are as follows:
  • BBP31 = v207_e2.00.05 (FW 207, eSW 2.0.5), v118_e2.00.05 (FW 118, eSW 2.0.5), and v119_e2.00.05 (FW 207, eSW 2.0.5) – The upgrade will check the version of the BBP31 Printer and automatically install the correct version.
  • BBP85 = v145_e2.00.05 (FW 145, eWS 2.0.5)
Features and benefits of these new firmware upgrades include:
  • Built-in GHS application - Ideal for customers who are unable to install/download 3rd-party software on their computers, yet still need to print durable GHS labels
  • Graphics now has a Shapes category
  • New ISO category in Graphics offers 100s of new graphics
  • 2D bar codes including QR code
  • Ability to set a label width that is smaller than the width of the continuous tape installed
  • Built-in Gradient Scale app - BBP85-only since it requires multi-color printing
These new BBP31/BBP85 firmware upgrades are now available at Brady’s Downloads Page. To purchase a Brady BBP31 or BBP85, please visit For more information, or to place an order, you may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site. We also offer an extensive selection of Brady labels, ribbons, and accessories.

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