Compuprint SP40plus Printer

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 Compuprint SP40plus Series

Compuprint SP40plus Series


    Compuprint SP40plus our most innovative product on the market yet.
    It is designed to provide print speed, versatility and advanced solutions for banking, financial services, postal and public administration sectors. By assuring process efficiency and offering a competitive low cost of ownership SP40plus is the ideal choice for delivering high productivity, durability, simplicity and flexibility.


    Compuprint SP40plus handles a wide type of formats and thicknesses: single sheet up to A4 size, cheques, vouchers, multi-copy forms, passbooks, ID cards, tickets. SP40plus superior document handling (auto alignment and AGA) ensures that documents inserted with variable thickness (up to 2,7mm) at different angles in any position, will be printed quickly and efficiently.


    The SP40plus offers the lowest cost of ownership for the users. The ribbon life is more than 10 million characters which means long printing time, and the long life print head of more than 400 million characters (equivalent to more 1 Billion strokes/wire) assures high MTBF reducing number and time of technical interventions.


    Compuprint SP40plus has a simple and friendly interface with LCD display that simplifies user operations. It fits into your existing IT environment thanks to standard and financial emulations. SP40 plus standard interfaces are Parallel, Serial and USB 2.0 (Full Speed). Other available options include: LAN, additional Serial, additional USB device, up to 3 USB 2.0 ports (Hub/Host) for easy connection of other devices.
    SP40plus innovative mechanical design makes it easy for the user to access the paper path to clear documents or clean internal devices.


    Compuprint is totally aware of the responsibility to our environment and has addressed three important environmental issues: -the reduction of power consumption, conformity with regulations to control chemical substances and resource conservation (reduction in size and weight). SP40plus contributes to the reduction of environmental impact by offering environmentally conscious benefits like the lowest power consumption available (<3W), standard over 10 million character ribbon, more than 400 million characters long life print head and recyclable materials.


    • Reliable, fast and powerful
    • Compact and elegant design
    • Secure document handling and fast transaction time
    • User friendly machine interface with LCD operator panel
    • Ribbon life >10MChrs and Print Head life more than 400MChrs
    • 1 original + 6 copies
    • Fully compatible with today;s financial applications
    • Ready to support new applications (scanning and MICR/MSRW)
    • Wide connectivity including LAN, USB Hub/Host
    • Easy to configure by configuration sheet or remotely
    • Special version with rear tractor

Technical Data

Printing Technology Impact Dot Matrix 24 pin

Print Speed (@ 10 cpi) 580 cps (VHSD), 520 cps (HSD), 400 cps (Draft), 200 cps (NLQ), 133 cps (LQ), BIM: 2400 dps

Line Length 94 columns @10 cpi, 112 columns @12 cpi, 141 columns @15 cpi (238,76 mm)

Horizontal Spacing 5, 6,7.5, 8.5, 10, 12,15, 16.6, 17.1, 20, 24 cpi and proportional

Paper Handling

Single sheet, envelopes, label: thickness from 0.065 to 0.65 mm, weight 40 gr/m2 200 gr/m2

Passbook (horizontal and vertical): thickness up to 2.7 mm Size (wxh): 65 x 65 mm (min) 244 x 470 mm (max) Copies 1 original + 6 copies

Special Functions Automatic Gap Adjustment (AGA)

Document Auto Alignment, Bidirectional Logic Seeking Auto Border Recognition, Optical Mark Reading, Automatic Set-up

Display LCD display - 2 lines with 16 characters each (except PRT0620)

Graphic Resolution 60, 120, 180, 240, 360 horizontal - 72, 90, 180, 216, 360 vertical

Character Set

21 International Code Page, 28 International Character Set, Gost, Mazovia, Farsi Barcodes UPC A/E, EAN 8/13, Code 11/39/93/128, ADD-ON 2/5, BCD, MSI, 2/5Interleaved, 2/5 Matrix, 2/5 Industrial, Postnet, Codabar

Resident Font

Draft, Courier, Gothic (Sans Serif), Roman, Prestige, Presentor, Script, OCR-A/B, Boldface, Italic

Resident Emulations IBM - Personal Printer 2390+/Proprinter II/ XL24/XL24AGM/4722/ 9068/ IBM4009 on request Epson - LQ series/ESC/P Olivetti PR40plus/PR2E/PR2845/PR50, HPR 4915, UNISYS EFP series

Interface Standard: Parallel, Serial RS-232 C, USB 2.0 Full Speed (Automatic Interface Switching)

Optional: 2nd Serial, 2nd USB device High Speed, Ethernet 10/100, up to 3 USB Hub ports, USB Host (2.0 Full Speed OHCI)

Memory Input buffer up to 256 Kbytes - Flash Memory 4 Mbytes -

SDRAM 16 Mbytes


Windows 2000, XP -Vista, W7/W8/W10 (32-64 bits )-W Server 2003/2008/2012 (32-64 bits ) LINUX-UNIX

Reliability MTBF > 10.000 hours -

MTTR 16 minutes

Print Head 24 needles, life > 400 million characters (equivalent to > 1 Billion strokes/wire)

Consumables Black ribbon, life > 10 million characters

Noise Level < 54 dB (A)

Power Supply Universal 100-230 V, 60-50 Hz

Power consumption:

45 W (ISO/IEC 10561 Letter pattern) -

Sleep Mode < 3W-

Off Mode 0W

Energy Star compliant

Dimensions and weight 396 (W) x 200 (H) x 285 (D) mm - 8 Kg (9,2 Kg packed)

Optional Devices

Scanner Front/rear colour scanner, 16 million colours RGB, 256 grey levels, up to 600 dpi, Twain compatible, scan size from ID card to A4.

Scanning speed (front/rear): up to15 inch/sec Mono, up to 7,5 inch/sec Colour

MSRW Magnetic strip read/write, 4 bit code -

Reading speed 13 inch/sec

Characters: ASCII 30-3F, Field dupl., DIN 32774,ANSI, IBM 3604, Burroughs MICR MICR reader - Reading speed 27 inch/sec CMC7 and E13B supported Specific version with rear tractor for fanfold (max. width 9,45 inch)