Manufacturer’s Description

FX-890 dot matrix printer offers ultra-fast 9-pin printing with an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on hours (POH) and speeds of up to 680 characters per second. Draft speed is 419 characters per second. Near letter-quality speed is 104 characters per second. Engineered for seamless integration into virtually any system, it provides standard Parallel, USB, and additional connectivity options. Includes Epson Remote Configuration Manager software for easy printer setup and simple setting selections via most Windows operating systems. Control panel features a lockout mode and other intuitive functions. Dot matrix printer offers 7 maximum form parts, 128K input buffer, printhead life of 400 million characters at 14 dots per character. Paper feed rate is 62 milliseconds per 1/6 and 5.0 per second continuous feed. Paper size ranges from 3.9 to 10.1.

The Specs

System Type PC
Interface Connection USB Yes|Parallel Yes
Category Dot Matrix
Class Printer
Additional Specifications
Frequency Band Paper Feed Mechanism:Friction feed (front, rear)Push tractor (front, rear)Pull tractor (front, bottom, rear)Push and pull tractor*(front, rear)Cut-sheet feeder (optional)Roll paper holder (optional)*Additional tractor unit requiredPaper Path:Manual insertion: Front or rear in, top outCut sheet feeder: Top in, top outTractor: Front rear or bottom in, top outPull push tractor: Front or rear in, top outFormatting:1/6-inch or programmable in 1/432-inch incrementsLine Spacing: 6 lines per inch default(8 lpi option available) Character Sets:13 character tables13 international character setsResident Bitmapped Fonts:Ultra Speed Draft 10, 12 cpiHigh Speed Draft 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpiDraft 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpiNLQ (Roman/Sans Serif) 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi, proportionalPaper Feed Speed:62 millisecond per 1/6"Print Speed:680 cps Ultra Speed Draft (12 cpi)566 cps Ultra Speed Draft (10 cpi)Total print volume:52 million lines (except print head)Paper Handling:Forms: Continuous multipart, original plus 5 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"Single sheets: (3.9" to 10.1") Width, (3.9" to 14.3") LengthContinuous: (4.0" to 10.0") Width, (4.0" to 22.0") LengthCut-sheet feeder: (7.2" to 8.5") Width, (10.1" to 14.0") Length
Voltage Supported 110 V
Post-consumer-waste% 0%
normalized-Weight 268.8
Recycled Content 0%
Maximum Mono Print Speed (cps) 680 cps
Recycled No
Country of Origin Indonesia
Media Sizes Accepted Envelope - US # 10 (4.125" x 9.5")
Number of Pins 9-pin
Black & White Horizontal Resolution 240 dpi
normalized-Height 167.64
Language Emulation Oki Microline
Assembly Required No
Dimensions 6.60" Height x 16.30" Width x 13.80" Depth
Product Model FX-890
Parallel Port Yes
Brand Name Epson
Product Series FX
Black & White Vertical Resolution 144 dpi
Printer Language(s) Supported Epson FX|Oki Microline 320
Print Resolution 240 x 144 dpi
Number of Columns 160
Functions Printer
Maximum Print Resolution 240 x 144 dpi
Printer Type Dot Matrix Printer
Black & White Print Speed 680 cps
Quick Glance
Functions Printer
System Type PC
Interface Connection USB Yes|Parallel Yes
Printer Type Dot Matrix Printer
Black & White Print Speed 680 cps
Warranty Information 3 Year
Weight 16.80 lbs
Height 6.6 in
Width 16.3 in
Depth 13.8 in
Media Handling
Media Size Envelope No. 6|Envelope No. 10
Paper Handling Support Continuous Form|Envelope|Label|Plain Paper|Roll Paper
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