Epson LQ590ii & LQ590iin


Epson LQ-590ii Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
LQ590ii C11CF39201 (New)

Epson LQ-590iiN Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
LQ590iin C11CF39202 (New)

Powerful impact printers built for busy print environments.

The Epson LQ-590II Impact Printer offers the durability and ease of use for critical daily print requirements. These reliable 24-pin impact printers boast a long life cycle, a 3-year limited warranty and speeds up to 584 cps1. Their up-to-5-million-character ribbon cartridge2 reduces user interventions as well as cost per page. Engineered for seamless integration into virtually any system, they include Epson ESC/P2 and IBM PPDS printer languages. Ideal for harsh environments, these workhorses race through cut-sheet, continuous or multipart forms up to 7 pages thick3, and feature an intuitive control panel for easy setup and operation.


Low cost of ownership Up-to-5-million-character ribbon cartridge2 offers a low cost per page and reduces the frequency of user interventions Powerful productivity Ultra fast 24-pin printer speeds through multipart forms and reports at up to 584 cps1 Seamless integration with new and legacy systems Includes Epson ESC/P2 and IBM PPDS printer languages for greater flexibility Advanced Paper Handling Simple paper path for remarkable reliability; accommodates cut-sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7 pages thick3 Convenient and Easy to Use User-friendly control panel with intuitive setup and configuration features
  • Extreme reliability long life cycle; durable design with very few moving parts; withstands dust, humidity and extreme temperatures
  • Low power consumption ENERGY STAR V2.0 compliant
  • Ethernet compatible network card supports IPv6 (LQ-590II N model only)

Eco Features

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product5
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner6
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Printing Technology: 24-pin, serial impact dot matrix

Print Speed:
  • Ultra Speed Draft: 550 cps (10 cpi)
  • High Speed Draft: 487 cps (10 cpi)
  • High Speed Draft: 584 cps (12 cpi)
  • Draft: 366 cps (10 cpi)
  • Letter Quality (LQ): 121 cps (10 cpi)
Note: Normal print speed is achieved when printer safety cover is fully closed

Print Direction:
  • Bidirectional logic seeking for text and graphics printing
  • Unidirectional text or graphics printing can be selected using software commands

Characters & Lines:

Character Sets:
  • 13 character tables
  • 14 international countries character sets
Resident Bitmapped Fonts:
  • Ultra Speed High Draft: 10 cpi
  • High Speed Draft: 10, 12 cpi
  • Draft: 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi
  • LQ: 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi
Bar Code Fonts: EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 128, POSTNET, Codabar (NW-7), Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5

Formatting: 1/6" programmable in 1/360" increments


Sound Level: Noise: 55 dBA (ISO 7779 pattern)

Safety Approvals:
  • Safety Standards: UL62368-1, CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1, IEC/EN62368-1
  • EMI: FCC part15 subpart B class A, ICES-003 Class A
  • CE Markings: EN62368-1, EN55032 class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, E55024
Warranty: 3-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada

Paper Handling Impact:

Forms: Continuous, multi-part (original + 5 carbonless copies), 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor (optional), labels, and roll paper

Maximum Thickness .0193" (0.49 mm)

  • Single Sheet: 3.9" to 10.1"
  • Continuous: 4.0" to 10.0"
  • Cut-sheet Feeder: 7.2" to 8.5"
  • Envelope No.6
  • Envelope No.10
  • Single Sheet: 3.9" to 14.3"
  • Continuous: 4.0" to 22.0"
  • Cut-sheet Feeder: 8.3" to 14.3"
Paper Feed Mechanism:
  • Friction feed (Front, Rear)
  • Push tractor (Front, Rear)
  • Pull tractor (Front, Bottom, Rear)
  • Push and pull tractor (Front, Rear)
  • Cut-sheet feeder (Optional)
  • Roll paper holder (Optional)
Paper Feed Speed:
  • 30.3 millisecond per 1/6"
  • 5.5" per second continuous feed
Paper Path:
  • Manual Insertion: Front or rear in, top out
  • Cut-sheet Feeder: Rear in, top out
  • Tractor: Front, rear or bottom in, top out
  • Pull/Push Tractor: Front or rear in, top out

Impact Printer Details:

Software Drivers: OS Support: Windows Vista , 7, XP, 8, 10, Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016

Printer Language:
  • Epson: ESC/P2
Input Buffer: Size 128KB

  • Standard: Bidirectional Parallel (IEEE 1284 Nibble mode supported)
  • USB 2.0
  • Optional (Factory Config. Only): Serial Interface Board (LQ-590II N only)
  • Network 10/100Base-TX Interface Board (LQ-590II N only)
Control Panel: Font, Pitch, Pause, Tear-Off/Bin selection, Line Feed/Form Feed, Load/Eject, Micro-Adjust, Reset, Self Test, Data Dump, and Default Setting selection


MTBF: 25,000 POH (25% duty cycle)

MVBF: 50 million lines (Except Printhead)

Print head life: 400 million characters

Ribbon life: 5 million characters LQ 10 cpi, 48 dots/character


Rated Voltage: AC 100 V 240 V

Rated Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz

Power Consumption:
  • Operating Mode: Approx. 57 W (ISO/IEC 10561 Letter Pattern)
  • Ready Mode: Approx. 12 W
  • Sleep Mode: Approx. 0.4 W and 0.7 W (Network Model)
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified: Certified with V2.0
Input voltage range: AC 90 to 264 V

Input frequency range: 49.5 to 60.5 Hz

1 Based on High Speed Mode at 12 cpi.

2 Based on letter quality printing, 10 cpi, 48 dots/character.

3 One original, plus six copies is available only under normal temperature and humidity conditions.

4 Only available on the LQ-590II N model.

5 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit

6 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

Control Panel: Font, Pitch, Pause, Tear-Off/Bin selection, Line Feed/Form Feed, Load/Eject, Micro-Adjust, Reset, Self Test, Data Dump, and Default Setting selection