ML280eco Specifications
Compact, low profile 9-pin dot matrix printers
for industrial and point of sales applications
Compact, fast and reliable
Eco-friendly and Cost effective
Fast, flexible and well proven the ML280eco
can be found in a wide range of mission critical
applications throughout retail, manufacturing and
the service sector. Its compact, low profile design
makes it ideal for under the counter positioning
in point of sale and workstation applications were
space is limited.
The ML280eco have been developed to be ecofriendly. OKI’s SoC (System on Chip) technology
reduces power consumption to an impressively
low 2.4W in power save mode, your running costs
and energy consumption are kept to a minimum,
as well as reducing your carbon footprint.
Very compact, low profile design
80 column dot matrix printer
Up to 375 characters per second (cps)
print speed
Long life, 200 million character print head
OKI’s commitment to customers
Multi-part paper-handling (original + 3 copies)
Platen mounted pin feed accommodates
sprocket paper from 242 to 254mm wide
3 million character ribbon life
OKI Microline, Epson FX and IBM Graphics
printer emulations
Centronics parallel and USB 2.0 interfaces
Versatile and efficient printing
The ML280eco can feed both cut sheet and
continuous paper with low tear-off allowing
continuous forms to be printed and removed, on
demand. Its long life 9-pin print head delivers
high quality documents, producing up to 4 copies
Top, bottom and rear paper input paths provide
versatility and a platen pin feed is standard to
push feed 80 column sprocket feed paper. An
optional top pull tractor is available for feeding,
narrower width papers and labels.
A Roll Paper Stand (RPS) option is also available
for, continuous, tamper free printing of passenger
lists, call logs and industrial data logs.
The OKI brand is one of proven reliability and
value. We provide printers that increase our
customers’ long-term business performance
without impacting their budget.
With almost half a century of experience in
the impact printer industry, with OKI you are
guaranteed a best-in-class, low cost, reliable and
easy to use printer.
ML280eco – Dot Matrix Printer
General Features
Input buffer 128Kbytes
Single phase 220 to 240VAC, +/- 10%,
frequency 50/60Hz
Power consumption Rolling ASCII, Utility: approx. 40W; Power Save: 2.4W Max
Number of pins 9
Columns 80 (10cpi); 160 (maximum in compression mode)
Power supply
Character pitch 10/12/15/17.1/20 pitch and proportional
Graphics resolution Up to 240 x 216dpi
Print speed
Super Speed Draft: 375cps (12cpi); High Speed Draft: 333cps;
Utility: 250cps; Near Letter Quality: 62.5cps
Interface and Emulations
Interfaces Centronics parallel interface, USB 2.0
Emulations Epson LX, IBM Graphics, Microline
Typeface & font SSD, HSD, Utility, NLQ, Barcodes
Emphasised, Enhanced, Double Width, Double Height, Italics,
Underline, Compressed, Subscript, Superscript
Noise level ISO7779: 51dB(A) (quiet mode); 58dB(A) (Utility mode)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 80 x 360 x 275mm
Weight 3.9kg approx
200 million characters (average) in 10cpi Utility mode at normal
25% duty cycle, 35% page density
Reliability MTBF: 20,000 hours (duty cycle 25%, page density 35%)
Print Head life
Product order numbers 42590034
Accessories (Order Numbers)
Roll Paper Stand 40108610
Pull Tractor YA4025-1715G002
Paper Handling
Continuous paper (Length) 76.2 – 241.3mm
First printable line Continuous (multi-parts): 16.9mm;
(from top of page) Cut sheet (single sheet): 15mm
Copy capability Up to 1 original + 3 copies (continuous paper only)
Paper feeding
Consumables (Order Number)
(3 million characters)
Autoload single sheet, Platen pin feed, Low tear-off,
Paper end detection
Optional paper feeding Pull tractor (Top position, rear/bottom feed), Roll paper stand
Consumables Information: Only use genuine OKI original consumables to ensure the best quality and performance from your hardware. Non OKI original products may damage your printer’s
performance and invalidate your warranty.
OKI Data (Singapore) Pte Ltd
438A Alexandra Road #02-11/12,
Lift Lobby 3,
Alexandra Technopark,
Singapore 119967
Tel: (65) 6221 3722
OKI Data (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Malaysia Rep Office
Suite 21.03, 21st Floor,
Menara IGB, Mid Valley City,
59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 2287 1177
Tel: 1800 88 1177 (Toll Free)
Fax: (03) 2287 1166
ODSP Version 1.0 11/2017.
Specification subject to change without notice. All trademarks acknowledged.
OKI Systems (Thailand) Ltd
1168/32 Lumpini Tower, 16th Floor,
Rama IV Road., Tungmahamek, Sathorn
Bangkok 10120
Tel: (662) 679 9235
Fax: (662) 679 9243/245