Epson FX2180


Fx 2180
Epson FX-2180 Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Printing Method9 pin, Impact dot matrix
Print DirectionBidirectional with logic-seeking in text mode and unidirectional in bit-image graphics mode
Print Speed
High Speed Draft

Near letter-quality

500 cps (10 cpi)
455 cps (12 cpi)
380 cps (10 cpi)
114 cps (12 cpi)
95 cps (10 cpi)
Character Sets11 character tables, NLSP 19 character tables, 13 international character sets
Resident Bit-Mapped Fonts (cpi)EPSON High Speed Draft 10 cpi
EPSON Draft 10, 12 cpi, 15 cpi
EPSON NLQ Roman 10, 12 cpi, 15 cpi, proportional
EPSON NLQ Sans Serif 10, 12 cpi, 15 cpi, proportional
8 Bar Code Fonts EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code-39, Code-128, POSTNET
Column Width
High Speed Draft
10 cpi
10, 12, 15 cpi
Draft condensed
17, 20 cpi
Draft emphasized
10 cpi
10, 12, 15 cpi


136, 163, 204 columns

233, 272 columns

136 columns

136, 163, 204 columns

Paper Feeding
Friction feed:
Push tractor feed:
Push & pull tractor feed:
Pull tractor feed:

Paper paths
Manual insertion:

Front, rear
Front, rear
Front, rear
Front, rear, bottom
Front push tractor, rear push tractor, CSF

Front or rear in, top out
Rear in, top out
Front, rear, bottom in, top out

Advanced Paper Handling

Micro-adjustment for top-of-form and tear-off mode, paper parking for loading single sheet paper without removing continuous paper, second push tractor. Optional: standard-capacity cut sheet feeder, high-capacity cut sheet and envelope feeder, and front sheet guide, roll paper holder.
Paper Handling:

Copy capacity

Single sheets:
Top loading
Front loading
No. 6 envelopes
No. 10envelopes
Roll paper

Continuous multipart, original plus 6carbonless copies; maximum thickness 0.018 inches (.46mm)

1 + 5
1 + 6 (with pull tractor only)

3.9" to 16.5"
5.8" to 16.5"
4.0" to 16.0"
6.5" to 3.6"
9.5" to 4.1"
2.5" x .94" (min)

Input Buffer64KB or 0KB
Interface (Standard)Bidirectional parallel interface (IEEE-1284 nibble mode supported); optional Type B interface
EmulationEPSON ESC/P and IBM 2381 +
Fabric RibbonBlack: 12 million characters (Draft, 10 cpi, 14 dots/character)
ReliabilityTotal Print Volume: 7.5 million lines (except print head) MTBF: 10,000 POH @ 25% duty cycle at 35% coverage Print Head Life: 300 million characters
Control PanelButtons: Operate, Pause, Load/Eject, LF/FF, Tear Off/Bin, Font, Pitch Indicators: Pause, Paper Out, Micro Adjust, Tear off, Bin selection, Pitch selection, Font selection
Sound Level55 dB(A) (ISO 7779 pattern)
Environmental Conditions (Operating)Temperature: 41 to 95F; 5 to 35C
Humidity: 10 to 80% RH
Electrical Requirements120V AC 10%; 49.5 - 60.5Hz; 120 VA maximum
Rated Current: 1.8 Amps, Energy Star compliant
DimensionsH x W x D: 10.1" x 25.2" x 15.8" (257 x 639 x 402mm)
Weight: approx. 28.8 lb (13 kg.)
Product Codes/Accessories

C244001: FX-2180 impact printer
S015086: FX-2180 fabric ribbon
C800321: Pull Tractor Unit

Cut sheet feeders:
C806731: High capacity
C806741: Second bin

Interfaces - Type B:
C823051: Serial interfa Serial interface card
C823071: 32KB Serial interface card
C823452: Bidirectional parallel interface card
C823622: Multiprotocol Series 2 Type B Ethernet Print Server
C823642: Multiprotocol 10/100 Base-TX Type B Ethernet Print Server(with AC adapter)
C823141: Coax interface card
C823151: Twinax interface card

8310: Roll Paper Holder

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