Dascom 1225 Dot Matrix Printer


1225 Dot Matrix Printer

Excellent performance and low running costs
  • Compact 24 pin wide carriage printer
  • Up to 375 characters per second
  • Ideal for front and back office applications
  • Auto switching USB and parallel interface
  • Long life ribbon

The Tally Dascom 1225 is a 24 pin, 136 column serial dot matrix printer with USB and parallel interfaces as standard. The wide carriage printer is perfect for industrial environments and front and back office applications.

With low running costs, high quality output and an easy to use control panel it's ideal for low volume listing reports, invoices and other critical documents, as well as dispatch notes and labels.

In addition to these applications, the 1225 is also well suited for measurement and control systems.

Amongst the lowest priced matrix printers available today the 1225 also offers a long life ribbon which means fewer ribbon changes, less downtime and lower running costs.


Print Speed10 cpi: 375 cps (HSD), 250 cps (Draft), 83 cps (LQ)
12 cpi: 300 cps (Draft), 100 cps (LQ)
Print MethodSerial Impact Dot Matrix
ResolutionUp to 360 x 360 dpi
Throughput (ECMA 132)336 pages per hour
Character Density10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20cpi, Proportional Spacing
Line Density1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 lpi
Printhead Life400 Million Strokes per pin
Memory48 Kb
Standard ConnectivityUSB 2.0 and parallel (Bi-directional)
Standard EmulationEpson LQ (ESC P/2), IBM ProPrinter (2390 Plus)
FontsDraft, Courier, Roman, Sans Serif, Prestige, Script, Orator, Gothic, Souvenir, OCR-A/B*, 10 Barcodes
ConsumablesBlack Ribbon: 7 million characters
Standard Paper HandlingPush tractor and single sheet tray
Paper TypeContinuous forms, cut sheet
Number of CopiesOriginal +4 (5-part forms)
Paper Weight52-100 gsm
Paper Size3" to 16.53" wide
Physical WeightApproximately 18lbs
Physical Size(HxWxD): 6.8" x 23.1" x 13.1"
Power Voltage230 V
Power Frequency50Hz to 60Hz
Power Consumptionmax 7.6W in Standby
Reliability MTBF10.000 hours
DriversWindows 2000, 2003 Server, XP, Vista, Windows 7
Temperature+5C to +40C
Humidity10% to 80% (not condensing)
Acoustic< 55dB(A) (ISO 7779)
Warranty1 year return to depot
NoteFor OCR applications it is recommended that your readers are tested with print samples supplied by DASCOM prior to purchase. Paper is a highly variable medium and should be tested prior to purchase. The quoted consumable life is the average for the printer when used under normal operation conditions.