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Tally T5180 Printer



TallyGenicom 5180

Speed To Get The Job Done. Fast.
When you have mountains of pages to print, nothing takes care of your workload like the TallyGenicom 5180 line matrix printer. With speeds up to a blistering 1,800 lines per minute, this workhorse makes short work of data processing, industrial graphics, multipart forms, mail labels, orders, and invoices.

Muscle To Back It Up.
TallyGenicom's legendary rugged design means you don't have to worry about downtime even in the harshest environments. Paper out, paper jams, and ribbon sensors allow you practically fail-safe and unattended printing. And the industry's only lifetime warranty on our shuttle mechanism provides peace of mind. Low-cost consumables, user-replaceable print heads, and maintenance-free operation keep cost of ownership low.

The Right Fit.
Choose from a wide variety of models. All models come standard with IEEE 1284 parallel and RS232/422 interfaces as well as IGP/QMS graphics languages. Two additional I/O slots are present in each unit, where optional, easily installed Ethernet, Token Ring, and IBM twinax/coax connectivity solution cards may be added. These I/O slots provide for your current and future networking needs.

With hot port switching between all ports, flexible paper handling, and numerous choices in emulations, it's easy to find the right model for your application.

Protection For The Future.
The 5180 is among the first line printers to take advantage of TallyGenicom's newest Intelliprint controller architecture, which protects your investment by allowing fast, easy upgrades as your network connectivity requirements evolve. Pluggable I/O modules can be installed in a matter of minutes, and printer firmware flash ROM is updatable with each printer individually or via your network.

Compatibility with TallyGenicom's well-known 4000 Series line printers and compatibility with other industry printer emulations provide universal system plug and play.

Key Features
Industry's only lifetime warranty on shuttle mechanism.
Simultaneous connections with auto interface switching.
Industrial graphics, bar codes, and labels.
Easy to use control panel with logical menus.
Ribbon Life Monitor feature.
High Visibility Attention light.
IGP/QMS included at no charge.

Printing Technology
Line impact dot matrix

Print Speeds

Draft (64 char)1800 lpm
Draft (96 char)1565 lpm
DP (64 char)1385 lpm
DP (96 char)1125 lpm
Correspondence (64 char)766 lpm
Correspondence (96 char)610 lpm
NLQ (64 char)404 lpm
NLQ (96 char)319 lpm

Fonts and Character Sets
Draft, data processing, correspondence, Gothic NLQ, Courier NLQ, Italic NLQ, OCR-A, OCR-B, PC graphics, Greek/Math symbols, country substitution 7-bit character sets, International ISO and MS 8-bit character sets, IBM EBCDIC character sets, and Euro character capability


Character Spacing:
10, 12, 13.3, 16.7, 17.1, 20, plus user selectable

Line Spacing:
  • 3, 4, 6, 8, plus user selectable

  • Attributes:
  • Oversize, bold, underline, super/subscript, proportional, expanded, and download characters

  • Print Control
  • EVFU (12 and 14 channels)

  • Forms:
  • Form length to 22 inches
  • Store up to 10 user-defined forms
  • Auto perf skip-over feature

  • Horizontal Tabs:
  • 22 positions

  • Vertical Tabs:
  • Absolute or relative

  • Ribbons
  • 50 million character cartridges
  • 125 million character cartridges with internal reinking
  • "clean hands"installation(same ribbons as used on genicom 4490 4590 models)

  • Sensors
  • Paper out, paper jam, ribbon jam, print gap

  • Paper Handling
  • 3 to 16.54 in. (7.6 to 42 cm)

  • Print Line Length:
  • 13.2 in. (33.5 cm)

  • Number of Copies:
  • Original plus 5; up to 120-lb cardstock/110 index (125 tag)

  • Protocols & Emulations
  • ANSI X3.64 enhanced, IBM Proprinter III XL, Epson FX-286e, Epson ESC P/2, Printronix P Series, P300/600

  • SCS only:
  • Coax: IBM Models 6408, 3287, 4234
  • Twinax: IBM Models 5225, 4234, 6408

  • IPDS only:
  • Coax:4234/6408, 3287
  • Twinax: 4234/6408, 5225

  • Interfaces and Connectivity
  • IEEE 1284 parallel, RS232/422

  • Optional I/O (2 slots):
  • Twinax/coax (one board per printer); choice of SCS or IPDS; coax cable and self-terminating twinax T connector are included with board
  • Ethernet 10BaseT/2
  • Ethernet 10/100BaseT
  • Legacy parallel for older hosts with non-standard parallel interfaces
  • Token Ring

  • Graphics and Bar Codes
    60, 120, or 240 dpi
  • 72 or 144 dpi

  • Formats:
  • Printronix P300/600, ANSI X3.64, line draw and block PC graphics, dot-addressable graphics

  • Bar Codes:
  • Interleaved 2 of 5, Bidirectional 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Code 3 of 9, EAN-8/13, Code 11, Code BCD, Codabar A/B/C/D, UPC-A/E, Code 93, Code 128 (A-B-C), Royal mail, POSTNET

  • Cabinets:
  • Cabinet (55 dBa)
  • Quietized cabinet (52 dBa)

  • Physical
    Size (HxWxD):
  • 55 dBa cabinet: 48 x 29 x 25 in. (1219 x 737 x 635 mm)
  • 52 dBa quietized cabinet: 42 x 30 x 29 in. (1080 x 760 x 725 mm)

  • Weight:
  • 55 dBa cabinet: 320 lbs (145 kg) unboxed; 404 lbs (138 kg) boxed
  • 52 dBa quietized cabinet: 420 lbs (191 kg) unboxed; 462 lbs (210 kg) boxed

  • Operating Environment
    Temperature: 39 to 104 F (4 to 40 C)

  • 15 to 90% noncondensing

  • Acoustics:
  • 55 dBa, cabinet
  • 52 dBa, quietized cabinet

  • Voltage:
  • 120 VAC and 240 VAC, 15%; switchable

  • Power Considerations:
  • Idle: 50 watts
  • Printing: 674 watts
  • Max: 1167 watts (3997 BTU/hr)
  • Meets US EPA Energy Star program for power-saving requirements