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Epson LQ-2180 24-pin 136 Column Dot Matrix

Epson LQ-2180 24-pin 136 Column Dot Matrix
Epson LQ-2180 24-pin 136 Column Dot Matrix
The Epson LQ-2180 dot matrix printer combines speed, reliability and versatility. It can print at draft speeds of up to 480 cps, making it one of the fastest 24 pin dot matrix printers around.The LQ2180 gives you years of high-quality, carefree printing with an impressive MTBF rating of 10,000 Power-On-Hours (POH) and a print head rated at 400 million strokes/wire. Front, rear, bottom and top paper paths let you print single sheet, continuous forms, multipart forms, envelopes, labels, checks, greenbar forms, invoices and more and can handle up to 6-part forms (original + 5).

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24-pin, Wide Printing Sharp, easy-to-read, letter-quality carriage printing, even on multipart forms. Prints at up to 480 cps High Speed Draft Printing tasks are completed faster than comparable 24-pin printers. Print up to 6-part (original + 5) Forms Prints virtually any multipart form with superior legibility on all parts. Zero Tear-off Paper Handling Eliminates paper waste of both pre-numbered and standard forms.


Front, Rear, Bottom and Top Paper Paths
Multiple paper paths allow printing of single sheet, continuous forms, labels, checks, multiple-size envelopes, spreadsheets, greenbar forms and much more.

Windows 3.1x, Windows 95 and Windows NT 3.51/4.0 Printer Drivers
Compatible with most popular industry standard software.

Optional Ethernet and Type B Interface Cards

Easy connectivity to popular networks for use within a multi-platform environment.

MTBF Rating of 10,000 POH with 400-million Strokes/Wire Print Head Life

Ultra-dependable and trouble-free printing for the entire department or office.

Technical Specifications

Characteristic Serial dot matrix impact printer
24 pins
136 columns
Print direction Bi-directional optimized in text and graphic
Noise level less than 55 dBA during printing (ISO 7779)
Power consumption Approx. 52 watts during printing (ISO/IEC 10561)
ENERGY STAR compatible
Speed 480 cps in high speed draft at 10cpi
431 cps in draft at 12 cpi
360 cps in draft at 10 cpi
143 cps in LQ at 12 cpi
120 cps in LQ at 10 cpi
Paper handling Manual feed: Front or rear in, top out
CSF: Rear in, top out
Tractor: Front, rear or bottom in , top out
Optional convertible front push/top pull tractor
Optional high capacity CSF
Optional second bin CSF
Optional Roll Paper Holder
Paper feeding Friction feed: front/rear
Push tractor feed: Rear (std), Front (opt)
Push pull tractor feed: Rear (std), Front (opt)
Pull tractor feed: Front/Rear/Bottom (all opt)
Continuous paper Width: 101.6 to 406.4 mm (4 to 16.1 inches)
Cut sheet Width: 101 to 420 mm (4 to 16.6 inches)
Length: maximum 420 mm (16.6 inches)
Paper weight 52.3 to 90 g/m (192g/m for card)
Paper thickness 0.065 to 0.39 mm
Copy capability Original + 5 copies
Emulations LQ (ESC/P2), 2390/2391 Plus
Printer fonts 1 draft font
4 scalable fonts 8-32 point: Epson Roman, Epson Roman T, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Sans Serif H
9 LQ fonts: Epson Roman, Epson Sans Serif, Epson Courier, Epson Prestige, Epson Script, Epson Script C, Epson Orator, Epson Orator S, OCR-B
8 Bar code fonts: EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 128, PostNet
Interfaces Bi-directional Parallel Centronics (IEEE 1284)
1 slot for optional interface
Buffer memory 64 Kb
Print density 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20, prop cpi
136, 163, 204, 233, 272 cpl
Reliability MTBF: 10,000 POH hours
Print Head Life : 400 million strokes/wire
Total Print Volume : 24 million lines
Dimensions 268 mm x 639 mm x 402 mm
Weight: approx: 13 Kg
Consumable Black ribbon C13S015086: around 8 million characters
Warranty 1 year