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Epson TM-T88 series POS printer passes 5.5 million units sold worldwide

May 2011


Sydney, 3 May 2011: Epson’s award-winning TM-T88 series single-station thermal POS printer has passed the milestone of more than 5.5 million units sold. Ideally suited for restaurant, banking and retail technology printing applications, Epson’s TM-T88-series POS printer has been an industry benchmark product for nearly 14 years.

Known for their reliability and performance, the Epson TM-T88 series POS printer is the number one receipt printer sold worldwide, giving Epson the largest market share of more than 50%1 of the thermal POS printer segment.

Craig Heckenberg, Epson’s Business Unit Manager, said the TM-T88 series POS printer has proven itself as the global standard by which all other thermal POS printers are judged, ensuring Epson held its market leader status in this segment for many years.

“The TM-T88 is the workhorse of the retail, banking and hospitality sectors, and it keeps getting better and better as Epson releases new models with additional features and cost saving technologies,” Craig said.

The latest model, the TM-T88V, was the first thermal receipt printer anywhere in the world to be awarded the ENERGY STAR® for electricity-saving office equipment2.

As the fifth generation of thermal POS printers from Epson, the TM-T88V employs a combination of proven and innovative technologies that save energy and paper costs, extend service life, and increase the reliability of the printer, and are designed to handle very high workloads through the optimisation of components.

The TM-T88V:

  • Saves electricity: the first thermal receipt printer in the world to be awarded the ENERGY STAR2.
  • Real shades of grey: best grey level graphical printing of any thermal printer
  • Saves paper: includes software for reducing paper consumption
  • Highly reliable: MCBF of 70 million lines
  • High-speed: printing rate of up to 300 mm/s for text or graphics (in mono mode)
  • Easy to operate for users and administrators
  • Supports most current operating systems: Windows, Mac OS X (from version 10.4) and the major Linux distributions
  • 4-year Epson Warranty included
  • Compatible with previous models
  • Global strength with local technical and customisation support

The TM-T88V is available through Epson Business Systems Distributors, Epson System Terminal Partners and Systems Integrators.

ENDS

1 Based on Epson’s internal estimation

2 Multiple configurations meet ENERGY STAR® requirements. Some configurations of TM-T88V do not meet the ENERGY STAR® requirements as certain components such as power supply or interfaces do not form part of the configuration of that specific model. For a list of models that meet with ENERGY STAR® requirements please visit www.epson.com.au.

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