Epson LQ2550 Printer


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Epson LQ-2550 Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

Language: Epson ESC/P

Speed: 333 CPS - Draft 10 CPI400 CPS - Draft 12 CPI111 CPS - LQ 10 CPI133 CPS - LQ 12 CPI

Graphics: 60, 180, 360dpi

No. of Pins: 24

Internal Fonts:
DraftDraft10, 12, 15
RomanLQ10, 12, 15, Proportional
Sans SerifLQ10, 12, 15, Proportional
CourierLQ10, 12, 15
PrestigeLQ10, 12, 15
OCR-ALQ10, 12
OCR-BLQ10, 12

All fonts available in double-high, double-wide, emphasized, double-strike, italic, underline, superscript, subscript, outline and shadow.

Optional Fonts - Multi-font Module
Epson LQ-2550 Paper HandlingContinuous Feeding

Tractor Feed: Push tractor, standard

Optional Feeders: Optional Pull Tractor #7314
Optional Cut Sheet Feeder Dual Bin ##7343

Manual Feeding

1. Take the printer off line and press the PAPER SELECT button until the FRICTION light comes on. If continuous paper is loaded, it will be fed backwards to a standby position.

2. Raise the paper guide until it locks in place.

3. Close the paper guide cover.

4. Slide the left edge guide until it rests against the guide mark. Next, adjust the right edge guide to match the width of your paper.

5. Slide a sheet of paper down between the edge guides until it meets resistance.

6. Press the LOAD/EJECT button once to automatically load the paper.

7. Press the ON LINE button to set the printer on line.

Epson LQ-2550 Settings

Printer Settings - LCD Panel
MenuChoices (Default marked with *)
FontDraft*, Roman, Sans Serif, Courier, Prestige, Script, OCR-B, OCR-A
Pitch10 CPI*, 12 CPI, 15 CPI, Proportional
CondensedOn, Off*
Form Length24 lines through 132 lines, 66 default
1" SkipOn, Off*
Auto Tear OffOn, Off*
Left Margin0* to 80 columns
Right Margin1 to 136 columns
CG TableItalic*, Graphic, Download
CountryUSA*, France, Germany, UK, Denmark 1, Sweden, Italy, Spain 1, Japan, Norway, Denmark 2, Spain 2, Latin America, Korea, Legal
Print DirectionBi-directional *, unidirectional
ColorBlack*, Magenta, Cyan, Violet, Yellow, Red, Green
InterfaceParallel*, Serial
Baud Rate (Serial)300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600*, 19200 BPS
Parity (Serial)None*, Even, Odd, Ignore
Auto Line FeedOn, Off*
DC1/DC3Disable*, Enable
Default macro#1*, #2, #3, #4

Epson LQ-2550 Error Messages
HEAD HOTThe print head is overheating, The printing will automatically resume when the head cools.
ERROR 10Paper Jam. Turn the printer off and reload the paper.
ERROR 11The paper is not straight. Turn the printer off and reload the paper.
ERROR 12The platen knob was used to advance the paper. Turn the printer off and reload the paper.

Epson LQ-2550 Interfaces


Availability: Standard

Connection: Centronics Female

Activation: Front Panel


Availability: Standard

Connection: D-sub 25-pin

Activation: Front Panel

Optional Interfaces:

#8143 New Serial Interface
#8148 Intelligent Serial Interface
#8165 Intelligent IEEE-488 Interface

Detailed specifications PDF