The 3138-NV label printer/applicator features a new split cover for easier access, easier tamp assembly field-kit installation, a redesigned electronics tray for top access, a pneumatic panel for easy component replacement, 1- to 10-in. adjustable tamp assembly with stainless-steel rods and locking collars and an ambidextrous parts unit that can be reassembled in the opposite-hand configuration. Options include a 17-in. powered unwind, label-on-pad detection, air-blow labeling conversion, 90-deg swing tamp configuration and a dual-action tamp configuration. The equipment is compatible with most O.E.M. printers, the co. reports.