Epson LQ-690 Dot Matrix Printer
The LQ-690 is fast and effective with print speeds up to 529 cps (12 cpi), higher througHPut speed and the ability to handle different media. Print Speed Enhancer increases the speed of bit image printing and resident fonts in letter quality mode, making the LQ-690 the ideal solution for those who demand higher productivity from their dot matrix printer.
High ribbon yield
At 10 million characters per ribbon, the LQ-690 has the highest ribbon yield in the flatbed segment. The benefits are long ribbon replacement cycles, low running cost and lower total cost of ownership.
With a MTBF (mean time between failure) of 20,000 power on hours, the LQ-690 stands out among its competitors. A high MTBF means less trouble and maintenance which in turn increases your productivity. Built to last, the print head life of 400 million strokes/wire ensures reliable printouts. Given the high MTBF and print head life, LQ-690 offers uninterrupted operation and less maintenance.
As the LQ-690 is compact it fits perfectly on your desk. The platen gap adjustment lever is hidden inside the front cover which helps avoid any accidental change in settings. The ruler in the front paper guide makes paper setting easy. The LQ-690 also has an easy to use operation panel.
Printing Method: Impact dot matrix
Number of Pins: 24 pins
Number of columns: 106 columns
Needles: 24 Needles
Printing Speed: LQ: 12 cpi: 132 chars/s, 10 cpi: 110 chars/s, Draft: 12 cpi: 396 chars/s, 10 cpi: 330 chars/s, HighSpeed-Draft: 12 cpi: 529 chars/s, 10 cpi: 440 chars/s
Barcodes: Coda bar (NW-7), Code 128, Code 39, EAN-13, EAN-8, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5, POSTNET, UPC-A, UPC-E
Carbon Copies: 6 plus one original
Character Tables: PC437, PC708, PC720, PC850, PC858, PC864, PCAR864, ISO-8859-15, Roman 8, Italic
Printing Resolution: 360 x 180 DPI
Interfaces: Bidirectional parallel, USB 2.0 Type B
Document Feed: Single sheet front, Continuous paper rear, Paper output front
Paper Formats: Sheet Paper (single- and multi-layer), Continuous Paper (single- and multi-layer), Labels (single- and multi-layer), Roll Paper, Envelopes, Cardboard
Energy Use: 38 Watt, 3 Watt (standby)
Temperature: Operation 5° C – 35° C
Humidity: Operation 10% – 80%
Compatible Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 98, Windows XP
Included Software: Epson Status Monitor
Mean Time Between Failures: 20,000 Hours
Print Head Life: 400 Million Strokes/Wire
Sound Pressure: Operation: 57 dB (A)-Standby: 54 dB (A)