Printek PrintMaster 860 and 862 Series Printers


Printek 862
Printek 862

Printek PrintMaster 860 Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
Fully refurbished with 1-year warranty
92353 92354 PM860

Printek PrintMaster 862 Dot Matrix Multiform Impact Printer
Fully refurbished with 1-year warranty
92358 PM862

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90899 Ribbon Cartridge
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The PrintMaster 860 Series printer is a narrow format dot matrix printer expressly designed for heavy workloads. Flexible paper feeding from the rear or bottom makes the printer ideal for applications where space is at a premium.

Print Speed and Paper Slew Rate

The PrintMaster 860 Series has a fast draft of 530 cps and regular draft speed of 400 cps with a paper slew rate up to 12 ips that provides exceptional throughput.

Demand Tear-Off
All forms automatically position for easy tear-off, saving time, money and material on all print jobs.

Fault Recovery
Print jobs can be easily recovered in the event of a fault condition with the page reprint feature.

Continuous Mode
Paper is automatically loaded from another tractor if a paper out condition occurs. This feature is only available in PrintMaster 862.

Tractor System
A rear-feed single tractor is standard. The PrintMaster 862 has a bottom-feed tractor, giving you added printing options.

A metal pedestal is also available from Printek for effective use of both tractors.

Flexible Connectivity Serial and parallel ports, along with popular emulations and bar codes, are all standard. An optional internal Ethernet interface with unique forms management features is available, as well as interfaces for legacy systems.

Easy Setup
Printer configurations can be selected directly through the front panel, remotely through our Remote Printer Setup Software package, or through an optional plug-in module. Parameters for up to 10 form profiles can be stored and recalled at any time.

Options and accessories that are available for the PrintMaster 860 Series include: internal Ethernet for network forms printing, a metal pedestal for optimizing the use of both tractors when printing, and a setup module for easy configuration of multiple printers.

The 862's Dual-Trak paper handling system allows two forms to be loaded at all times.

Print Modes 860/862
Fast Draft 530 cps
Draft 400 cps
Fast Draft/High Impact 250 cps
High Impact 200 cps
Letter Quality 100 cps
Optical Quality 65 cps Graphics* 5,000 dps

Character Matrix
Fast Draft: 9 x 9 cell
Draft: 12 x 9 cell
Letter Quality: 24 x 18 cell
Optical Quality: 36 x 18 cell

Printhead 18 wire parallel array.
Printhead Adjustment Automatic gap adjustment is standard.

Character Sets Fast
Draft, Draft and Letter Quality for Epson and IBM Proprinter. Optical Quality for OCR-A and OCR-B.

Character Spacing
5, 6, 6.7, 7.5, 8.4, 8.6, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7,17.1 and 20 cpi.

Line Length
85 characters at 10 cpi. Also software programmable.

Line Spacing 6 and 8 lpi.

Paper Handling

Zero tear-off distance; paper out/paper jam detection; fanfold, continuous forms, edge punched.

Continuous Mode
Automatically loads paper from another tractor if paper out condition occurs. (Model 862 only).

Operator Controls
Normal Operating Mode: Online, Form Feed/Load and Form Select/Unload.

Form Parameters
Non-volatile memory for ten forms, each supporting settings for: tractor path, cpi, lpi, form length, left and right margins,top and bottom margins, unidirectional printing, slashed or non-slashed zero, language, font, high-impact on/off, form name.

Operating Indicators
LED indicates Online/Fault/Setup; 2 x 16 LCD for form selection;on/off line status and error descriptions.

Ribbon Cartridge: nylon fabric, mobius loop,approximately 15 million characters.

Power Requirements
Voltage: 100 to 250 VAC 10%Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz

Power Consumption: 18W non-printing,60W printing.

Paper Slew Rate
Model 860: 6 ips rear feed.
Model 862: Up to 12 ips bottom feed.

Paper Width 2.5 to 9.75 (6.4 cm to 24.8 cm).

Paper Loading
Model 860: Rear feed.
Model 862: Rear feed and straight-through bottom feed.

Multi-Part Forms
1 to 9 parts; 0.025- max. thickness.

Graphics Density
60 to 240 dpi horizontally x 72 dpi vertically.

Audible Noise
(Draft Mode)60 dBA.

Setup (Automatic Methods)
Control panel, pluggable cloning module or remote via Windows program.

I/O Buffer 32k.

Standard Interfaces
Parallel: Centronics compatible. Serial: RS232, 300 to 19,200 baud.

Optional Interface:
Ethernet, CX/TX, 802.11b/g

Software Controls
Emulation choice of Printek, Epson FX, IBM Proprinter, DECLA120/210, Genicom ANSI (includes 20 popular bar codes) or Basic Bar Codes (includes Code 39, 2 of 5,Interleaved 2 of 5).

Physical Specifications
H x W x D: 7- x 18.5- x 17- (17.8 cm x 47.0 cm x 43.2 cm)

Second tractor on Model 862 adds 3.5 (8.9 cm) to height.

Weight: 32 lbs. (16.9 kg)
Second tractor on Model 862 adds 10 lbs. (5.3 kg) to the weight.

Reliability 10,000 hours on electronics, with 100% duty cycle. Printhead Life: 500 million characters.Warranty: One-year printer warranty, two-year limited printhead warranty when Printek brand ribbons are used; one year warranty when non-Printek brand ribbons are used.