Epson | C31CA85235 | Datasheet | Epson TM-T88V (235): Ethernet, PS, EDG, Buzzer, EU

The best-selling thermal printer
just got even better
POS Printer
The TM-T88V is the latest addition to Epson’s
industry-leading TM-T88 POS printer series.
Designed for use in food service and retail
environments, the TM-T88V offers more speed,
features and reliability than ever before.
• Fast and versatile printing up to 300mm/second
• Same fast print speed for both text and graphics
• Industry-first true grayscale printing of graphics
• Best-in-class reliability with a MCBF of 70 million lines
• Dual interfaces standard including built-in USB plus
one UIB interface
• Ease-of-use features including drop-in paper loading,
autocutter and status LEDs
• OS support for Microsoft® Windows 7, Vista, XP,
2000; Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, v10.6 (Power PC/
Intel Processor) and Linux
• Low power consumption, multiple configurations are
ENERGY STAR qualified
• Handles 80 or 58mm paper roll sizes
• Features print options to reduce paper usage
• Improved cover design protects against foreign objects
• Industry-leading four-year limited warranty
High-speed, high-resolution text
and graphics printing
Now you can speed customer
throughput with the TM-T88V
printer. It prints both receipts and
graphics at the same high speed of
up to 300mm per second—50%
faster than the TM-T88IV. And
it’s the first printer in the industry
to offer 16 levels of grayscale to
ensure clear, crisp graphics.
Reliability you can count on
With a MCBF of 70 million lines,
35% higher than the TM-T88IV,
and an autocutter life of 2 million
cuts, the TM-T88V delivers bestin-class reliability so critical in
high volume environments.
Easy to use. Easy to maintain.
The TM-T88V is packed with
easy-to-use features including dropin paper loading, an autocutter,
easy-to-read LEDs and an improved
cover design to protect the printer
from foreign objects.
More features, more flexibility
The TM-T88V also features auto
speed adjustment for smoother
printing, margin and line reduction
functions to reduce paper usage and
costs and more barcode options
including 2D. In addition, it comes
with dual interfaces (USB and one
additional interface) for flexibility
in handling interface transitions.
ENERGY STAR qualified
Multiple configurations of the
TM-T88V printer meet ENERGY
STAR requirements, making it the
only ENERGY STAR qualified
POS thermal receipt printer that is
available today.1
Backed by the leader
The TM-T88V is backed by Epson’s
industry-leading service and support programs and comes with a
four-year limited warranty. To learn
more about the TM-T88V and its
advanced printing performance, go
The best-selling thermal printer
just got even better
TM-T88V POS Printer
Printer Specifications
Print method
Thermal line printing
Print fonts
Font A (default): 12 x 24; Font B: 9 x 17 (including 2-dot horizontal spacing)
Column capacity (A, B)
80mm: 42/56 columns; 58mm model: 30/40 columns
Character size
Font A: 1.41 x 3.39; Font B: 0.99 x 2.40 (W x H mm)
Character set
95 Alphanumeric, 18 International, 128 x 43 Graphic (including user-defined page)
Traditional/Simple Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Korean
PC-A/E, CODE 39/93/128, EAN8/13, ITF, CODABAR 2D symbols: PDF417,
QR-CODE, MaxiCode, Composite Symbology, GS1-128,
GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional /Truncated/Limited/Expanded
uilt-in USB interface + another selection: serial RS-232C, parallel IEEE-1284, high-speed
USB, powered USB, Ethernet 10/100Base-T/TX, wireless, or a Connect-It* interface (Only
one interface can be used at a time.)
Data buffer
Receive: 45 bytes or 4KB, selectable; user-defined: 12KB; macro: 2KB;
NV graphics: 256KB; NV user: 1KB; page mode area: 106K
Print speed (max.)
11.8”/second (300mm) graphics and text; 2.4”/second for ladder and 2D barcodes
Paper dimensions
80mm: 3.13” ± 0.02” x 3.27” diameter (79.5 ± 0.5(W) x 83mm)
58mm: 2.26” ± 0.02” x 3.27” diameter (57.5 ± 0.5(W) x 83mm)
Paper thickness
55 – 80 µm
24 VDC ± 7%
Power consumption
Operating: approx. 1.8 A (mean)
D.K.D. function
2 drivers
360,000 hours
70,000,000 lines
2 million cuts
Overall dimensions
5.71 x 7.68 x 5.83” (W x D x H) (145 x 195 x 148mm)
3.5 lb (1.6 kg)
Factory options
Power supply cover, PS-180 AC adapter, wall-hanging bracket, affixing tape and
Connect-It interfaces*
Printer software
Drivers and setup utility are available on CD or at
Control Board
EMI standards
FCC/ICES-003 Class A
Safety standards
UL1950/CSA C22.2 No. 950
Inch values are approximate.
dpi: dots per 25.4mm (dots per inch)
cpi: characters per 25.4mm (characters per inch)
lps: lines per second
*To find out more about our line of Connect-It interfaces,
talk to your Epson Sales Representative.
Optional power supply case
secures cords under printer.
There are many configurations of the TM-T88V. To find out which TM-T88V configurations are ENERGY STAR qualified
go to
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Optional mounting bracket available
for hanging printer on wall.
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