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Epson FX-890N Dot Matrix Printer - 680 cps Mono

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  • Product Type: Dot Matrix Printer
  • Media Size: Custom Size, Envelope No. 10, Envelope No. 6
  • Number of Columns: 160
  • Number of Pins: 9-pin
  • Print Color: Monochrome
  • Ethernet: Yes
  • USB: Yes
  • Product Family: FX
  • Maximum Mono Print Speed (cps): 680 cps
MFG #: C11C524001NT
Ship Weight: 20.24 lbs.
$735  CAD
Retail Price: $851
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Product Information

Epson's 9-pin, 80 column FX-890 serial impact printer is compact, rugged and extremely reliable. It offers the fastest printing in its class and four paper paths to accommodate cut-sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7-parts thick. It's ideal for counter receipts, tickets, delivery forms, invoices and labels.

  • Prints single sheets and up to 7-part forms
  • Long ribbon life ensures lowest cost per page
  • Drop-in replacement for Okidata Microline 320
  • Four paper paths for superior paper handling
  • Fastest printer in its class
  • Network-ready version available
  • Highest reliability in its class
  • Industry-leading three year warranty, including print head

General Information
Manufacturer:Epson Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number:C11C524001NT
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name:Epson
Product Series:FX
Product Model:FX-890N
Product Name:FX-890N Dot Matrix Printer
Product Type:Dot Matrix Printer
Technical Information
Print Color Capability:Monochrome
Maximum Mono Print Speed (cps):680
Number of Pins:9-pin
Number of Columns:160
Standard Memory:128 KB
Parallel Port:Yes
USB Standard:USB 1.1
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology:Fast Ethernet
Media Types & Handling
Media Type:Continuous Form, Envelope, Label, Plain Paper, Roll Paper
Media Size:Envelope No. 6, Envelope No. 10, Envelope No. 6 - 6.5" (165.1 mm) x 3.6" (91.4 mm), 9.5" (241.3 mm) x 4.1" (104.1 mm), Custom Size, 2.5" (63.5 mm) x 0.9" (23.9 mm)
Media Handling:Friction Feed Front, Pull Tractor Front, Pull Tractor Rear, Push Tractor Front, Push Tractor Rear, Pull Tractor Bottom, Friction Feed Rear
Maximum Print Size:Envelope No. 10 - 9.5" (241.3 mm) x 4.1" (104.1 mm)
Fonts & Emulation
Language Emulation:Epson ESC/P, IBM PPDS, Oki Microline
Software Included:Epson Remote Configuration Manager
MTBF:20000 Hour
Power Description
Power Source:AC Supply
Input Voltage:120 V AC
Operating Power Consumption:53 W
Sleep-Mode Power Consumption:4.50 W
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor:Desktop
Color:Light Gray
Height:6.6" (167.6 mm)
Width:16.3" (414 mm)
Depth:13.8" (350.5 mm)
Weight (Approximate):7.62 kg
Package Contents:
  • FX-890N Dot Matrix Printer
  • Software CD
Additional Information:

Paper Feed Mechanism:

  • Friction feed (front, rear)
  • Push tractor (front, rear)
  • Pull tractor (front, bottom, rear)
  • Push and pull tractor*(front, rear)
  • Cut-sheet feeder (optional)
  • Roll paper holder (optional)
  • *Additional tractor unit required

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


  • 1/6-inch or programmable in 1/432-inch increments
  • Line Spacing: 6 lines per inch default
  • (8 lpi option available)

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

Paper Feed Speed:

  • 62 millisecond per 1/6"

Print Speed:

  • 680 cps Ultra Speed Draft (12 cpi)
  • 566 cps Ultra Speed Draft (10 cpi)

Total print volume:

  • 52 million lines (except print head)

Paper Handling:

  • Forms: Continuous multipart, original plus 5 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"
  • Single sheets: (3.9" to 10.1") Width, (3.9" to 14.3") Length
  • Continuous: (4.0" to 10.0") Width, (4.0" to 22.0") Length
  • Cut-sheet feeder: (7.2" to 8.5") Width, (10.1" to 14.0") Length
System Requirements:


  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows ME
  • Windows NT 4.0
  • Windows XP
Certifications & Standards:
  • ISO 10561
Platform Supported:PC
Environmentally Friendly:Yes
Environmental Certification:ENERGY STAR
Limited Warranty:3 Year
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