Epson LQ-300+

LQ-300+

24-Pin Dot Matrix Printers

Latest High Speed, High Quality Dot Matrix Printer of Choice for the Business Environment



PRINTER TYPE Impact Dot Matrix
PRODUCT NAME LQ-300+
PRODUCT CODE C11C395061
PRINTING METHOD Impact Dot Matrix
NUMBER OF PINS IN HEAD 24 pins
PRINT DIRECTION Bi-directional with logic seeking in draft mode and uni-directional for NLQ
PRINT SPEED
HIGH SPEED DRAFT 10cpi 300cps
Draft 15cpi 337cps
Draft 12cpi 270cps
Draft 10cpi 225cps
DRAFT 20cpi CONDENSED 225cps
DRAFT 17cpi CONDENSED 192cps
LQ 15cpi 112cps
LQ 12cpi 90cps
LQ 10cpi 75cps
LQ 20cpi CONDENSED 150cps
LQ 17cpi CONDENSED 128cps
PRINT CHARACTERISTICS
CHARACTER SETS 1 legal character set, 14 international charcter sets, 13 character code tables (Standard) Italic, PC437, PC850, PC860, PC861, PC863, PC865, BRASCII, Abicomp, Roman 8, ISO Latin 1, PC 858, ISO 8859-15.
BITMAP FONTS
Epson Draft 10, 12, 15 cpi
Epson Roman 10, 12, 15 cpi Proportional
Epson San Serif 10, 12, 15 cpi Proportional
Epson Courier 10, 12, 15 cpi
Epson Prestige 10, 12 cpi
Epson Script 10 cpi
Epson Script C Proportional
Epson OCR-B 10 cpi
Epson Orator 10 cpi
Epson Orator S 10 cpi
SCALABLE FONTS
Epson Roman 10.5pt, 8 to 32pt (every 2pt)
Epson Sans Serif 10.5pt, 8 to 32pt (every 2pt)
Epson Roman T 10.5pt, 8 to 32pt (every 2pt)
Epson Sans Serif H 10.5pt, 8 to 32pt (every 2pt)
BAR CODE FONT EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 128, PostNet
PRINTABLE COLUMNS
10 CPI Characters per line - 80, Character - 10
12 CPI Characters per line - 96, Character - 12
15 CPI Characters per line - 120, Character - 15
17 CPI CONDENSED Characters per line - 137, Character - 17.1
20 CPI CONDENSED Characters per line - 160, Character - 20
PAPER HANDLING
PAPER PATH
Manual Insertion Rear In, Top Out
Tractor Rear In, Top Out, Bottom In, Top Out
Cut Sheet Feeder Rear In, Top Out
PAPER FEEDING
Friction Rear In, Top Out
STANDARD
Push Tractor Rear In, Top Out
Pull Tractor Rear In, Top Out, Bottom In Top Out
OPTIONAL FEEDER
Cut Sheet Feeder Rear In, Top Out
Push-Pull Tractor Rear In, Top Out
CUT SHEET SIZE
Width 100-257mm (3.9-10.1')
Length 100-364mm (3.9-14.3')
ENVELOPES No 6, No 10
CONTINUOUS PAPER
Width 101.6-254mm (4.0-10.0')
Length Max 559mm (22.0')
*Can also print labels
PAPER THICKNESS
CUT SHEET
Single Sheet 0.065-0.14mm (0.0025-0.0055')
Multi-part forms 0.065-0.32mm (0.0047-0.013')
ENVELOPES 0.16-0.52 (0.0063-0.0205')
CONTINUOUS PAPER
Single Sheet/Multi-part forms 0.065-0.32mm (0.0025-0.013')
CONTINUOUS FORMS WITH LABEL
Base Sheet 0.07-0.09mm (0.0028-0.0035')
Total Sheet 0.16-0.19mm (0.0063-0.0075')
COPIES Original + 3 copies
LINE SPACING 1/6 inch or programmable by 1/360 inch
INPUT DATA BUFFER 32 K Byte
INTERFACE
Standard Centronics®-type 8-bit parallel interface (IEEE-1284 Nibble Mode)
RS-232C Serial Interface
RIBBON CARTRIDGE
COLOUR
Standard Black
Optional Colour (Black, Magenta, Cyan and Yellow)
TYPE
Standard Fabric ribbon cartridge
Optional Fabric ribbon cartridge
Film ribbon cartridge
RIBBON LIFE
Standard Approx. 2 million characters
Black Ribbon (LQ 10CPI, 48 dots/characters)
Black Ribbon (LQ 10CPI, 48 dots/characters)
Colour Ribbon Approx. 1 million characters (Black)
Approx. 0.7 million characters (Magenta and Cyan)
Approx. 0.5 million characters (Yellow)
Optional Approx. 2 million characters
Film Ribbon Approx 0.2 million characters
(LQ 10cpi, 48 dots/character)
ACOUSTIC NOISE Approx 49dB (A) (ISO 7779 pattern)
RELIABILITY
MVBF (Mean print volume between failure) 12 million lines (except print head)
MTBF (Mean time between failure) 6000 POH (25% duty cycle)
Print Head Life 200 million strokes/wire (Black)
100 million strokes/wire (Colour)
CONTROL PANEL 4 switches, 5 LED's
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS (OPERATING)
Temperature 5 to 35 degrees C (Operating)
Humidity 5 to 80% RH (Operating)
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Rated Voltage AC220V-240V
Rated frequency 50-60 Hz
Power consumption Approx. 20W (ISO 10561 Letter pattern)
Energy Star Compliant
DIMENSIONS
Width 366 mm
Depth 275 mm
Height 159 mm
Weight 4.4kg
PRINTER DRIVER / UTILITY
OS Microsoft® Windows® operating system Version 3.1 Microsoft® Windows®
NT 4.0/95/98/2000/XP
UTILITY Epson Remotel (MS-DOS environment only) Epson Status Monitor 3
(Microsoft® Windows® 95/98/2000 and Microsoft® Windows® NT® operating system Version 4.0 environment only)
Standard Warranty 12 months return to base)
Optional Additional 2 years return to base warranty   -   3YWLQ300+
* For more information visit www.epson.com.au/warranty/

Product Options

Product Code Description
  Media Handling Options
8310 Roll Paper holder
C800302 Pull tractor
C806372 Single-bin cut sheet feeder
  Options
C12C823788 EpsonNet 10/100BaseTX External Print Server
C832112 Colour upgrade kit

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