AMP's Labeling System makes a Mark on BICSI

May 14, 2001 The AMP NETCONNECT Labeling System recently joined the marketplace at the BICSI Spring Conference, held in Las Vegas.

May 14, 2001 The AMP NETCONNECT Labeling System recently joined the marketplace at the BICSI Spring Conference, held in Las Vegas. A product of Tyco Electronics/AMP NETCONNECT, the labeling system is a simple, full-service software that provides application specific labels.

According to Brian Davis, product manager of Tyco's NETCONNECT Solutions Division, the system allows a user to "use up to 12 independent alpha-numeric sequences. "" Essentially, a user can command the program to print a series of labels in sequence, such as 01-A-01 to 01-A-12, by simply entering basic commands into dialog box prompts. In the absence of such software, users previously used Excel and had to write macros, says Davis.

The software operates off of a Microsoft Windows base and features a full complement of Windows fonts and graphics. Additional graphics can be imported to allow for a company logo, or other identifier, to be placed on the labels. Tyco makes the labels available in either paper, for ink-jet printers, or no-smudge polyester, for laser printers.

Users can purchase the full software for approximately $300 or visit www.ampnetconnect.com for a free downloadable version.

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