Epson LQ-300

LQ-300

24-Pin Dot Matrix Printers



PRINTING METHOD Impact Dot Matrix
NUMBER OF PINS IN HEAD 24 pins
PRINT DIRECTION Bi-directional with logic seeking for draft
Uni-directional for NLQ text, bit image and colour
PRINT SPEED
Draft 10cpi 200cps
Draft 12 cpi 240cps
LQ 10cpi 67cps
LQ 12cpi 80cps
PRINT CHARACTERISTICS
Character sets 9 character tables
(Italic, PC437, PC850, PC860, PC861, PC863, PC865, BRASCII, Abicomp)
Colour Optional
Fonts
Bit - Map Fonts Epson NLQ Roman
Epson Courier
Epson NLQ Sans Serif
Epson Prestige
Epson Draft
CONTROL CODE Epson ESC/P®, IBM®X24E
PAPER HANDLING Manual Insertion
Cut Sheet Size Width 148-257mm
Length 182-364mm
With optional CSF
Width: 182-216mm
Length: 210-364mm
Envelopes Available
No. 6 (166x92mm), No. 10 (240x104mm)
Labels Available
Base sheet Width: 101.6-254mm
Total thickness: 0.16-0.19mm
Continuous paper size Width 101.6-254mm
Total Thickness: 0.065-0.32mm
PAPER FEED METHOD Cut sheet path (friction feed with manual insertion and with optional cut sheet feeder)
Contiinuous paper path (tractor feed with standard and optional tractor units)
Tractor unit Push or Pull (standard/detachable)
Pull (option)
Copies 1+3
Line spacing 1/6", 1/8" or programmable at 1/360"
INPUT DATA BUFFER 8 K Byte
INTERFACE Centronics®-type 8-bit parallel interface
RS-232D serial interface
(Auto Switchable)
RIBBON CARTRIDGE
Type Fabric Ribbon Cartridge
(#7753/Black, SO15077/Colour)
Ribbon life Black Ribbon Film (7768)
(48 dots/char) 2 million characters
Colour Ribbon
1 million characters (Black)
0.7 million characters (Magenta)
0.7 million characters (Cyan)
0.5 million (Yellow)
RELIABILITY
Print head life 200 million strokes/wire (Black ribbon)
100 million strokes/wire (Colour ribbon/Film Ribbon)
MTBF 4,000 POH
CONTROL PANEL
Switches Font, LF/FF, Pause
Indicators Pause, Font1, Font 2
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS (OPERATING)
Temperature 5 to 35 degrees C (Operating)
Humidity 5 to 80% RH (Operating)
ACOUSTIC NOISE 47.5dB (A) (ISO7779 Pattern)
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Voltage AC220V-240V
Rated frequency 50-60 Hz
Power consumption Approx. 30W(self test in draft mode 10cpi))
DIMENSIONS
Width 366 mm
Depth 275 mm
Height 132 mm
Weight 4.3kg
WARRANTY 12 months return to base

Product Options

Product Code Description
  Products
C143081 LQ-300
  Configurations
BDLQ300C LQ-300 personal dot matrix printer with colour kit
  Media Handling Options
C800302 Pull tractor
C806372 Single-bin cut sheet feeder
  Cables
EPCP Parallel printer cable
  Options
C832112 Colour upgrade kit

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Usage Conditions
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