Epson Stylus Color 1520

Epson Stylus Color 1520

4 Colour Inkjet Printer



PRINTER TYPE
PRINTING METHODOn-demand inkjet (piezoelectric)
NOZZLE CONFIGURATION 128 nozzle (black)
3x64 nozzles (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
PRINT DIRECTIONBi-directional printing with logic seeking
PRINT RESOLUTIONMaximum 1440 x 720dpi*
* Driver setting is 720 x 720 on plain paper
PRINT SPEEDLQ / DRAFT
10cpi400cps / 800cps
12 cpi480cps / 960cps
15 cpi600cps / 1200cps
17 cpi (10cpi condensed)684cps / 1368cps
20cpi (12cpi condensed)800cps / 1600cps
PRINT CHARACTERISTICS
Character tables27 character tables
Italic, PC437, PC850, PC860, PC861, PC863, PC865, Abicomp, BRASC 11, Roman 8, ISO Latin 1, PC437 Greek, PC852, PC853, PC855, PC857, PC866, Estonia, PC869, Mazowia, Code MJK, ISO 8859-7, ISO Latin IT, Bulgaria, PC774, ISO 8859-2, PC866 LAT
Font28 typefaces
Bit - Map LQ FontsEpson Roman, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Courier, Epson Prestige, Epson Script
Scalable FontsEpson Roman, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Roman T, Epson Sans Serif H 8pt to 32pt
CONTROL CODEEpson ESC/P2, IBM® XL24E
PRINTABLE COLUMNS
LQ 10cpi136
LQ 12cpi163
LQ 15cpi204
LQ 17cpi233
LQ 20cpi272
PAPER HANDLING
Paper Feeding methodFriction feed with Paper Feeder, push tractor feeder and manual feed with manual slot
Printer feed speed107ms per 1/3-inchline
Paper Capacity
Plain paper100 sheets*
360 dpi inkjet printer70 sheets*
Photo qlty inkjet paper70 sheets*
Photo qlty glossy paper20 sheets*
Photo qlty glossy film30 sheets*
Inkjet transparencies30 sheets
Envelopes10 envelopes
Photo qlty inkjet cards30 cards
* for over sized paper such as Super A3/B & A2, the sheet feeder capacity is 30 sheets or less.
Paper SizeA2*, Super A3/B, A3*, US B, USC (with portrait), A4, letter, legal, B4, B5, envelope (No. 10, DL, C5), Index card(A6), Transparency film (A4, letter), label (A4, letter)
* maximum printable width is 345mm or 13.6"
Can also print continuous paper, continuous labels, banner paper and canvas cloth
*manual insertion only for single sheet labels, banner paper and canvas cloth
Paper Thickness0.065mm-0.11mm (plain & Epson coated paper)
 0.13mm-0.15mm (transparencies, glossy film)
 0.17mm-0.18mm (glossy paper)
 0.16mm-0.52mm (envelopes)
 less than 0.23mm (index cards)
 maximum 0.2mm (self adhesive sheets/labels)
 0.065mm-0.1mm (continuous paper)
 maximum 0.12mm (continuous label thickness)
 0.08mm-0.1mm (banner paper distributed by Epson)
 0.14mm(back light film)
 *all thicknesses listed are suggested for Epson distributed papers only.
LINE SPACING1/6", or programmable to 1/8" by 1/360" increments
INPUT DATA BUFFER64 Kbytes
INTERFACE (Standard)Centronics®-type 8-bit parallel interface (IEEE-1284 Nibble mode)
Macintosh® serial interface (RS423)
Type B interface (See Options)
INK CARTRIDGE
Black ink Cartridge(S020108)
TypeExclusive ink cartridge
ColourBlack
Print capacityUp to 900 pages (A4, text @ 360 dpi)
Colour Ink Cartridge(S020089)
TypeExclusive ink cartridge
ColourCyan, Magenta, Yellow
Print capacityUp to 300 pages (A4, text @ 360 dpi, 5% duty each colour)
CONTROL PANEL
FunctionsPower on/off, Load/Eject, LF/FF, Pause, Reset, Micro Adjust (forward feed), Micro Adjust (reverse feed), Cleaning (black), Cleaning(colour)
IndicatorsOperate, Cover Open, Ink Out (black), Ink Out (colour), Paper out, Pause
RELIABILITY
Total print volume75,000 pages (A3, text only)
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS (OPERATING)
Temperature10-35° C
Humidity20-80% RH (without condensation)
ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Rated VoltageAC 220V-240V
Rated frequency50-60 Hz
Power consumptionApprox.21W (ISO10561 letter pattern)
DIMENSIONS
Width x Depth x Height666mmx504mmx202mm
Weight15 kg (excluding ink cartridges)
PRINTER DRIVER
Operating SystemMac® OS 8.1 to 9.X
Microsoft® Windows® 95
Microsoft® Windows® operating system version 3.1/3.11
Microsoft® Windows® for Workgroups 3.1/3.11
UTILITYEpson Plot! (allows you to view, scale &print HPGL/GL2 files)
WARRANTY12 months return to base

Product Options

Product Code Description
  Products
C211101 Stylus COLOR 1520
  Configurations
EBSTYC1520 Epson Stylus COLOR 1520 with Ethernet interface
  Media Handling Options
C811012 Banner Paper Holder
C881100 Banner Paper holder
  Interfaces
C823061 Type  B  serial interface
C823081 Type  B  32 Kbyte intelligent serial interface
C823102 Type  B  32 Kbyte buffered parallel interface
C823122 Interface card for LocalTalk
C823142 Type  B  Coax interface
C823152 Type  B  Twinax interface
C823453 Type  B  Bi-directional parallel interface
C823461 Ethernet interface card
C823623 Ethernet interface (10 Base 2/10 Base T)
C823633/C823643
C12C824352 (New)
EpsonNET 10/100 BaseTX Internal Print Server 2
  Software
C842332 Epson StylusRIP (Macintosh)
C842352 Epson StylusRIP (Windows)
  Warranties
A2YWAMBER 3 year warranty option

Warning to Epson printer owners. Many well known third party companies claim their inkjet printing papers are compatible with all Epson inkjet printers. Epson has reports from many customers who have used third party paper and have been very disappointed with the results. When the same customers have changed to genuine Epson paper, they have been amazed and pleased with the colour and quality of their prints. Epson recommends that you do not use any non genuine printing papers if you want to get the best results from your Epson printer. Epson printers are very carefully tuned to ensure Epson inks and Epson's patented MicroPiezo printhead produce the best quality prints using carefully selected Epson paper.

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.

Equipment supplied by Epson Australia is designed to function in conjunction with genuine Epson consumables and accessories specifically configured for it.

The Epson Intellidge® Ink System is designed to work perfectly in harmony with the printer and your choice of media to ensure you get:
  • the very best of print quality every print, every time
  • and trouble-free, peace-of-mind printing every print, every time

The Epson Intellidge® Ink System brings maximum benefits, maximum ink usage and the interchange of Epson cartridges suitable for this model. The Epson Intellidge® Ink System gives you easy-to-see, readily available information about all your ink levels.

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.


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Usage Conditions
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This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.