Epson FX-890N Impact Printer w/ Networking Product Details
A full-featured, high-value performer, the Epson® FX-890N offers the durability and ease of use required for critical daily print requirements. This 9-pin, narrow-carriage workhorse boasts an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on hours (POH) and speeds of up to 680 cps.
Engineered for seamless integration, the FX-890N provides Parallel, USB, and additional connectivity options and includes an internal 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet print server. Print Server supports Windows® 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Novell Netware, Linux and UNIX, Macintosh® OS 7.x or later/OS X. Novell tested and approved.
The Epson FX-890BN includes Epson Remote Configuration Manager™ software for easy printer setup and simple setting selections via most Windows operating systems. Ideal for rugged environments, this robust printer is the perfect drop-in replacement for the Epson FX-880/880+/980 or Okidata® Microline® 320/320 Turbo.Reliable High-Speed Performer
An extremely reliable, high-speed performer, the Epson FX-890N races through forms up to 7 parts thick through four convenient paper paths. Its easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge boosts productivity and ensures a low cost per page, while its 400 million character print head life offers added dependability.
- Includes 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet interface for easy networking
- Ultra fast 9-pin printing
- Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
- User-friendly setup and operation
- Easy system integration
- Easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge
- Advanced paper handling capabilities
Ultra fast 9-pin printing
Speeds through multipart forms, reports, labels, and more at up to 680 cps
Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
Offers an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and a 400 million character print head life
User-friendly setup and operation
Facilitates easy printer configuration using a newly designed control panel or Windows based Epson Remote Configuration Manager
Easy system integration
Provides resident Epson, IBM® and Microline printer languages for increased compatibility Includes standard Parallel and USB connections, plus an internal 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet Print Server
Easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge
Ensures a lower cost per page, and reduces the need for frequent user intervention
Advanced paper handling capabilities
Provides four convenient paper paths to accommodate cut sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7parts thick
- Printing Method:
9-pin, serial impact dot matrix
- Print Direction:
Bidirectional logic seeking for text and graphics printing. Unidirectional text or graphics printing can be selected using software commands.
- Characters per Line:
80 characters @ 10 cpi
- Print Speed:
Ultra Speed Draft – 680 cps (12 cpi); 566 cps (10 cpi)
High Speed Draft – 559 cps (10 cpi)
Draft – 419 cps (10 cpi)
Near Letter Quality – 104 cps (10 cpi)
(Note: Normal print speed is achieved when printer safety cover is fully closed)
- Character Sets:
13 character tables
13 international character sets
- Resident Bitmapped Fonts:
Ultra Speed Draft – 10, 12 cpi
High Speed Draft – 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi
Draft – 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi
NLQ (Roman/Sans Serif) – 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 cpi, proportional
- Bar Code Fonts:
EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 128, POSTNET, Codabar (NW-7), Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5
1/6-inch or programmable in 1/432-inch increments
Line Spacing: 6 lines per inch default
(8 lpi option available on FX-890 Okidata Mode only)
- Control Panel Functions:
Font, pitch, pause, tear off, bin selection, line feed, form feed, load, eject, micro adjust, top-of-form adjustment, panel lockout, reset, menu, default setting selection
Continuous multipart, original plus 6 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"
Single sheets – 3.9" to 10.1"
Continuous – 4.0" to 10.0"
Cut-sheet feeder – 7.2" to 8.5"
Single sheets – 3.9" to 14.3"
Continuous – 4.0" to 22.0"
Cut-sheet feeder – 10.1" to 14.0"
- No. 6 envelopes:
6.5" x 3.6"
- No. 10 envelopes:
9.5" x 4.1"
2.5" x 0.94" (minimum)
- Roll paper
- Paper Feed Speed:
62 millisecond per 1/6"
5" per second continuous feed
- Paper Path:
Manual insertion – Front or rear in, top out
Cut sheet feeder – Top in, top out
Tractor – Front, rear or bottom in, top out
Pull push tractor – Front or rear in, top out
Hardware and Software Details
- Software Drivers:
Windows 95, 98, 2000, Me, XP and NT 4.0
Bidirectional Parallel (IEEE 1284 Nibble Mode supported)
EpsonNet 10/100Base-TX Ethernet Print Server
- Input Buffer:
- Printer Language:
Okidata Microline (FX-890 Okidata Mode only)
- Sound Level:
55 dBA (ISO 7779 pattern)
- Rated voltage:
- Input voltage range:
103.5 to 132V
- Rated frequency range:
50 to 60 Hz
- Input frequency range:
49.5 to 60.5 Hz
Weight: 16.8 lb
- Total print volume:
52 million lines (except print head)
20,000 POH (25% duty cycle)
- Print head:
400 million characters at 14 dots/character
7.5 million characters at 14 dots/character
Additional Resources: Product Manuals
- Epson FX-890N Datasheet
- Technology Guide: Choosing The Right Printer
- Technology Guide: Print Media & Paper
- Technology Guide: Printer Cartridge Yields
- Technology Guide: Printer Safety
- Technology Ideas: How To Print CD/DVD Labels
- Technology Ideas: Personal Printing Projects
- Technology Introduction: Wireless Printers for the Home and Small Office
Manufactured by: Epson
Warranty provided by: Epson
Limited Warranty: 36 months parts; 36 months labor
Mfg Part No: C11C524001NT
UPC No: 010343850019
Box Size: ( Length:20, Width:10, Depth:17)
Shipping Weight: 19.3500 pound(s)
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- Limited Warranty: A full text version of the limited warranty
may be obtained by mailing a self addressed, stamped envelope to the
address below and requesting the warranty for item number: E17-3473
7795 W. Flagler St. Suite 35
Miami, FL. 33144
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