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Brother PT-D400AD – Compact Label Maker

Versatile Label Maker

Compact & Easy-To-Use

With AC Adapter

  • Compact deisgn & QWERTY keyboard.
  • Personalize labels
  • Graphical display
  • One-touch keys: Easily add frames
  • Uses durable TZe tapes MORE…


MSRP List $89.99
PMSL $82.99
On Sale Now $66.39
Buy 2 or More $63.99


PT-D400AD front view with AC AdaptorThe Brother PT-D400AD is an easy to use label maker that allows you to quickly create personalized, professional-looking labels. With 14 fonts, 10 font styles, over 600 symbols plus barcodes, this versatile label maker can meet virtually all your home and office labeling needs.

Just type and format with one-touch keys and print personalized labels up to 18mm (.70”) wide using virtually any combination of the 14 fonts, 10 font styles, 99 frames and over 600 symbols. You can even save up to 50 labels in the large memory, a great time-saving feature. With its included AC power adapter, you can be confident that your label maker will be ready when you are. The Brother PT-D400AD works with 5 different TZe tape widths and the convenient, top-loading tape design lets you easily change tape cassette sizes and

TZe tapes are protected by a thin, clear film to withstand water, grease, fading, abrasion, heat, and cold, making them ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. TZe labels feature a split back design for hassle-free application. Use one of our specialty tapes to create flexible cable and wire identification labels or create labels with acid-free adhesive that are safe for scrapbooking, and other photosensitive materials. There’s even non-laminated fabric iron-on tape for labeling clothing and more. See all TZe tapes up to 3/4″ (18mm) wide and accessories available for the Brother PT-D400AD by scrolling down.

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Main Features of the Brother PT-D400AD

  • Compact design with large, easy-type QWERTY keyboard.
  • Graphical display: View text and layout before printing.
  • One-touch keys: Easily add frames and other formatting features.
  • Multi-line labels: Prints labels with up to 5 lines of text.
  • Supports large character printing: Print up to 7 font sizes.
  • Personalize labels: Use 14 fonts, 10 styles, 99 frames, over 600 symbols, plus barcodes.
  • Large Memory: Save up to 50 commonly used labels and help save time with reprinting.
  • Split-back tapes: Uses durable, easy-peel tapes in 4 different widths up to 18mm (approx. ¾”).
  • Powered by: Included AC power adapter or 6 “AA” batteries (sold separately).
  • Includes: 0.7″ (18mm) TZe starter tape and AC power adapter.




Model Type Desktop
Tape Family TZe
Tape Sizes 3.5mm, 6mm, 9mm, 12mm, 18mm
Tape Length 26.2′
Tape Technology Thermal Transfer
Tape Types Standard Laminated, Flexible ID, Extra Strength Adhesive , Non-Laminated Iron-on Fabric, Acid Free
LCD Display 15 character x 3 line graphical (1 line guidance plus 2 lines of text)
Maximum Print Resolution 180 dpi
Maximum Print Speed 20 mm / sec
Keyboard QWERTY
Cutter Manual
Batteries 6 AA (optional)
AC Adapter AD-E001 (included)
Preview Key Yes


Auto Power Off Yes
Number of Fonts 14
Fonts Helsinki, Brussels, US, Florida, Belgium, San Diego, Los Angeles, Calgary, Letter Gothic, Adams, Atlanta, Brunei, Germany, Sofia
Font Sizes 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 42 pt., plus Auto
Number of Font Styles 10
Built-in Symbols 617
Font Styles Normal, Bold, Outline, Shadow, Solid, Italic, Italic Bold, Italic Outline, Italic Shadow, Italic Solid, Vertical
Max. Print Height 15.8 mm
Maximum Print Lines 5
Multi-Block No
Label Length Setting Auto / 30mm – 300mm
Horizontal Alignment Left, Center, Right, Justified
Vertical Printing Yes
Mirror Printing Yes
Text Framing/Fill Pattern 99 Frames ⁄ No Fill Pattern
Multi-copy Print Up to 9 copies
Memory Yes (up to 50 labels)
Date/Time Stamp No
Built-in Designs/Templates 10 (Sample Labels)
Auto Formats No
Barcodes (Stand-alone mode) 9 kinds (CODE39, ITF 2/5, EAN13, EAN8, UPC-A, UPC-E, CODABAR, GS1-128(UCC/EAN128), CODE128)


Included Items 0.7″ (18 mm) x 13.1′ (4m) Black on White laminated “TZe” starter tape, AC adapter, User’s Guide


Housing Dimensions 7.4″ W x 7.0″ D x 2.8″ H
Housing Weight 1.61 lbs. (without batteries)
Housing Color White / Light Gray
Warranty 2-Year Limited
UPC Code 0 1250263881 0

Supplies & Accessories

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The following TZe tapes are compatible with PT-D400AD :

TZe Tapes

All TZe ¼” (6mm) Tapes

All TZe ⅜” (9mm) Tapes

All TZe ½” (12mm) Tapes

All TZe ¾” (18mm) Tapes

TZe Specialty Tapes

TZe Acid Free Tapes - 1 /2 “ Width

Acid-Free Adhesive* TZe Labeling Tapes are safe for photo-labeling, scrapbooking, and other photo-sensitive durability materials. These acid-free labels are laminated for added durability.

TZe Iron-On Fabric Tape - 3 /4 “ Width

Brother’s navy blue on white fabric iron-on tape is non-laminated and comes in a ¾” width. Fabric Iron-On Labels can be ironed onto virtually any cotton item, and can be laundered or dry-cleaned up to 30 times.

TZe Security (Tamper Evident) Tape - 3 /4 “ Width

This tape features a special tell-tale adhesive. If the label is removed, a checkerboard pattern will be left behind and on the tape. It is evident when a label has been taken from a piece of property, and prevent the label from being used elsewhere. This security tape is available in black on white only. You would use it primarily for asset management, such as “Property of” and serial number labels on company equipment.

TZe Super Narrow Width 9/64 In. (3.5mm) Tape

Create labels using the “super narrow” (3.5mm) black on white non-laminated tape for labeling CD spines.

These Accessories Are Compatible With Your PT-D400AD