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Epson FX-880


Printer Method9-pin, impact dot matrix
Print DirectionBidirectional with logic-seeking in text mode and unidirectional in bit-image graphics mode.
Print SpeedHigh-Speed Draft
455 cps (12cpi)
410 cps (10cpi)
310 cps (10cpi)
Near letter-quality
77 cps (10cpi)
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
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 WidthHigh Speed Draft (10 cpi, 12 cpi)
80, 96 columns
Draft (10, 12, 15 cpi)
80, 96, 120 columns
Draft Condensed (17, 20 cpi)
137, 160 columns
Draft Emphasized (10 cpi)
80 columns
NLQ (10, 12, 15 cpi)
80, 96, 120 columns
Paper FeedingFriction Feed:
Front, rear
Push Tractor Feed:
Front, rear
Push & Pull Tractor Feed
Front, rear
Pull Tractor Feed:
Front, rear, bottom
Front push tractor, rear push tractor, CSF

Manual Insertion:
Front or rear in, top out
Rear in, top out
Front, rear, bottom in,top out

Advanced Paper HandlingsMicro-adjustment for top-of-form and tear-off mode, paper parking for loading single sheet paper without removing continuous paper. Optional: additional push tractor, standard-capacity cut sheet feeder, high-capacity cut sheet and envelope feeder, and front sheet guide, roll paper holder.
Paper HandlingFORMS
Continuous multipart, original plus 5 carbonless copies; maximum thickness 0.018 inches.

Rear Loading:
5.8" to 10.1"
Front Loading:
7.2" to 10.1"
4.0" to 10.0"
No. 6 Envelopes:
6.5" x 3.625"
No. 10 Envelopes:
9.5" x 4.125"
2.5" x .94" (min)
Roll Paper

Input Buffer32KB
Interface (Standard)Bidirectional parallel interface (IEEE-1284 nibble mode supported); optional Type B interface.
EmulationEPSON ESC/P, IBM 2380 Plus
Physical DimensionsHeight:
16.8 lb
Electrical Requirements120V AC 10%; 49.5 to 60.5Hz; 120 VA maximum
Rated Current: 1.8 Amp, Energy Star compliant
Operational EnvironmentTemperature:
41 - 95

10% - 80% non-condensing

Hardware FeaturesControl panel selection of: power, fonts, pause, paper feed, top-of-form adjustment, paper parking, tear-off, default feature setting
Sound Level55dB(A)
Fabric RibbonBlack-3 million characters at 14 NLQ dots/character (standard)
(Draft 10 cpi, 14 dots/character)
Reliability/Life ExpectancyTotal Print Volume:
6.5 million lines (except print head)
Not rated
Print Head
200 million characters @ 14 dots per character
Product/Accessory Part NumbersC229001: FX-880 Printer
8310: Roll Paper Holder
C800201: Additional Pull Tractor Unit
C806381: Cut Sheet Feeder--High Capacity/envelope
C806371: Cut Sheet Feeder--Single Bin (will only work with C806381)

C823622: Multiprotocol Series 2 Type B
 Ethernet Print Server
C823642: Multiprotocol 10/100 Base-TX
Type B Ethernet Print Server (with AC adapter)
C823071: Serial w/32KB Buffer
C823452: Bidirectional Parallel
C823151: Twinax
C823141: Coax

8750: Fabric
8758: Fabric Refill

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