Product Description:

High-performance impact printers built for demanding print environments.

Technical details:

  • Printer Type: 9-pin, serial impact dot matrix
  • Printer Language: Epson ESC / P Okidata Microline (FX-890 Okidata Mode only) IBM PPDS
  • Control Panel: Functions: Font, Pitch, Pause, Tear-Off/Bin selection, Line Feed/Form Feed, Load/Eject, Micro-Adjust, Reset, Self Test, Data Dump, and Default Setting selection
  • Print Direction: Bidirectional logic seeking for text and graphics printing. Unidirectional text or graphics printing can be selected using software commands.
  • Printing Method: Impact dot matrix
  • Print Speeds: Ultra Speed Draft: 738 cps (12 cpi), 615 CPS (10 cpi), High Speed Draft: 612 CPS (10 cpi)
  • Letter Quality: 115 CPS (10 cpi)
  • Number of Pins in Head: 9 pins
  • Control Code: ESC/P2, IBM PPDS
  • Paper Width: Single sheets: 9.91cm to 25.65cm, Continuous: 10.16cm to 25.4cm, Cut-sheet feeder: 18.29cm to 21.59cm
  • Total Print Volume: 52 million lines (not including printhead)
  • Printhead Life: 400 million characters at 14 dots / character
  • Ribbon life: 7.5 million characters at 14 dots / character
  • Mean Print Volume Between Failure (MVBF): 52 million lines (except print head)
  • Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF): 25,000 Power On Hours (POH) (25% Duty)
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Product introduction:

The Epson FX-890 II Impact Printer offers the durability and ease of use for critical daily print requirements. These reliable 9-pin, narrow-carriage impact printers boast a long life cycle, a 2-year limited warranty and speeds up to 738 cps1. Their up-to-7.5-million-character ribbon cartridge2 reduces user interventions as well as cost per page. Engineered for seamless integration into virtually any system, they include Epson ESC/P®, IBM® PPDS and MICROLINE® printer languages. Ideal for harsh environments, these workhorses race through cut-sheet, continuous or multipart forms up to 7 pages thick, and feature an intuitive control panel for easy setup and operation.

Product Highlights:  

  • 9-pin wide carriage
  • Speed: up to 738 cps
  • Prints up to 7-part forms
  • 5-million-character ribbon cartridge
  • USB 2.0, Bi-directional Parallel Supported

Product key features:

  • Extreme reliability — long life cycle; durable design with very few moving parts;
  • withstands dust, humidity and extreme temperatures
  • Low cost of ownership — up-to-7.5-million-character ribbon cartridge1 offers
  • a low cost per page and reduces the frequency of user interventions
  • Powerful productivity — ultra fast 9-pin printer speeds through multipart forms
  • and reports at up to 738 cps2
  • Seamless integration with both new and legacy systems — includes Epson
  • ESC/P®, IBM® PPDS and MICROLINE® printer languages for greater flexibility
  • Advanced paper handling — simple paper path for remarkable reliability;
  • accommodates cut-sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7 pages thick
  • Easy setup and operation — user-friendly control panel with intuitive setup and
  • configuration features
  • Low power consumption — ENERGY STAR® V2.0 compliant
  • Ethernet compatible — network card supports IPv6

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