Okidata ML591


Okidata 591 Printer

  • Printhead reads and learns automatically adjusts to paper type
  • 450 characters-per-second print speed
  • Letter-quality 24-pin printer Crisp, clear printing even on 5-part forms
  • 8,000-hour MTBF rated to run twice as long as its nearest competitor
  • Co-resident Epson, IBM and MICROLINE emulations
  • Networkable via optional Ethernet external print server
  • Eight resident scalable barcodes and seven text fonts
  • Optional user-installable color module kit
  • Wide-carriage width available with ML591
Print Speed And Quality
Super Speed Draft (cps)**450
High Speed Draft (cps)450
Utility Speed (cps)360
Near Letter Quality Speed (cps)N/A
Letter Quality Speed (cps)120
Number Of Colors7
Maximum Graphics Resolution (dpi)360 x 360
Fonts and Bar Codes
Resident Scalable FontsYes
Resident Bar Code FontsYes (8 Types*)
Paper Handling
No. Of Copies5
Automatic Paper Forms LoadingYes
Short Tear OffYes
Zero Tear OffYes
Rear FeedYes
Bottom Feedw/Pull or Bott. Trac.
Pin Feed PlatenN/A
Top Pull TractorsOptional
Push TractorsRear / (Opt. Bott.)
Paper Feed Rate (inch per second)5
Cut Sheet Feeder Option1 Bin
Roll Paper Stand OptionYes (590 Only)
Parallel InterfaceStandard
Serial InterfaceOptional
Number of Pins24
Autogapping PrintheadYes
Expanded Head GapN/A
Printhead Life (characters)200 million
Memory Buffer Size64K
Reliability (pg./mo.)8,000
Monthly Workload (pages)11,000
Operating / Physical Specifications
Noise Level In Operating Mode (dBA)53
Noise Level In Quiet Mode (dBA)50
Ribbon Life (characters)4 million
Power Voltage120v or 220v
EPA Energy Star ComplianceYes
Dimensions Of Narrow Carriage w/out Box (W x D x H) (inches)N/A
Dimensions Of Wide Carriage w/out Box (W x D x H) (inches)23 x 14.9 x 6.5
Weight Of Narrow Carriage w/out Box (lb.)N/A
Weight Of Wide Carriage w/out Box (lb.)19.8 lbs
Additional Features
Front Panel Direct Access ControlsYes
Front Panel Limited Function ModeYes
EmulationsEpson ESC/P2 & IBM XL 24E
OS CompatibilityWindows XP, 2000, 98/95, 3.x and NT 4.0; MS-DOS