Epson LQ2170


Lq 2170
SaleEpson LQ-2170 Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
Fully refurbished with 1-year warranty
$995.00 $395.00

Printer Type
Impact dot matrix
Number of Pins
Print Directions

Impact dot matrix
24 pins (12 x 2 staggered)
Bi-directional with logic seeking
Print Speed
High Speed Draft Draft Elite
Draft Pica

440 cps (10 cpi)
396 cps (12 cpi)
330 cps (10 cpi)
132 cps (12 cpi)
Print Characteristics
Character Sets
Character Code Tables
11 tables

Bitmap Fonts

Scalable Fonts

Bar Code Fonts

14 international; 1 legal

Italic, PC437, PC850, PC860, PC861, PC863,
PC865, Abicomp, BRASC II, Roman 8, ISO Latin 1
EPSON Draft 10,12,15 cpi
EPSON Roman 10, 12, 15 cpi, Proportional
EPSON Sans Serif 10, 12, 15 cpi, Proportional
EPSON Courier 10, 12, 15 cpi; EPSON Prestige 10,
12 cpi; EPSON Script 10 cpi; EPSON OCR-B 10 cpi; EPSON Orator
10 cpi; EPSON Orator-S 10 cpi; EPSON Script C
EPSON Roman 8 to 32 points; EPSON Sans Serif
8 to 32 points; EPSON Roman T 8 to 32 points;
EPSON Sans Serif H 8 to 32 points
EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E,
Code 39, Code 128, PostNet

Printable Columns
10cpi condensed
12cpi condensed
Characters; Character Per Line Pitch (CP)
136; 10
233; 17.1
163; 12
272; 20
204; 15
Paper Handling
Cut Sheet Size
(Single sheet or multipart)
- Width
- Length


- Width
- Length

Continuous Paper Size
(Single sheet, multipart, labels)
- Width
- Length

Paper Thickness
- Cut Sheet
- Cut Sheet Multi-part Form
- Continuous Paper Multi-par

Paper Feeding


Paper Pat
- Cut Sheet
- Continuous Paper

Line Spacing

4.0-16.0" (101-420mm)
Max 16.5" (420mm)

No. 6, No. 10

4.1-5.8" (105-148mm)
Max 5.8" (148mm)

4.0-16.0" (101-406mm)
Max 22.0" (559mm)

0.0025-0.0055" (0.065-0.14mm)
0.0087" (0.22mm)
0.0025-0.015" (0.065-0.39mm)

Friction Feed (Front/Top); Push Tractor Feed
(Front/Rear); Push-Pull Tractor Feed (Front/Rear);
Pull Tractor Feed (Front/Rear/Bottom)

Original + 4 copies

Front/Top Entry;
Front/Rear/Bottom Entry

1/6" or programmable by 1/360"

Input Data Buffer64KB or 0KB (User Selectable)
Interface (Standard)Bi-directional parallel interface (IEEE-P1284 nibble mode supported); optional Type B interface
Control Code/EmulationESC/P2 and Lexmark 2391 Plus* *Note: IBM ProPrinter compatible
Ribbon Cartridge
Ribbon Life

Fabric Ribbon Cartridge
8 million characters (LQ 48 dots/character)
Total Print Volume

Print Head Life

7.5 million lines (except print head) (MTFB 6,000 POH @ 25% Duty-cycle)
400 million strokes/wire
Control Panel


Operate, Pause, Load/Eject, LF/FF, Tear off/Bin, Font, Pitch
Pause, Paper out, Micro adjust, Tear off, Bin, selection, Pitch selection, Font selection
Acoustic NoiseApprox. 53dB (A) (ISO 7779 pattern)
Environmental Conditions
41 to 95 F; 5 to 35 C
10 to 80% RH
Electrical Specifications
Power Consumption

50 to 60Hz
Approx. 62W (during Draft self test)
W x D x L

25.2" x 16.1" x 10.1" (639 x 410 x 257mm)
approx. 28.7 lbs. (13kg.)
Optional AccessoriesS015083: Ribbon Cartridge
C800321: Pull Tractor Unit
C806731: High Capacity Cut Sheet Feeder
C806741: Second-Bin Cut Sheet Feeder*
C823051: Serial Interface Card
C823071: 32 KB Serial Interface Card
C823101: 32 KB Parallel Interface Card
C823141: Coax Interface Card
C823151: Twinax Interface Card
C823622: Multiprotocol Series 2 Type B Ethernet Print Server

*Second-Bin Cut Sheet Feeder can only be used with High Capacity Cut Sheet Feeder (used to form a Dual Bin Feeder)

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