Serial Matrix
2248 Serial Matrix
Nimble, quiet workhorse
High-speed printing
At 10 cpi, print speed ranges from 113 cps for letter quality to 432 cps
for high speed draft quality. A 24 pin print head offers high speed with
excellent quality.
Software compatibility
This printer is compatible with the IBM Proprinter XL24E command set
and the Epson ESC/P2 command set.
Multiple fonts
The printer has nineteen resident fonts: Ten bitmap fonts - Courier 10,
Pica 10, Prestige Elite 12, Boldface PS, OCR-B, OCR-A,
Correspondence, Compressed, Draft and High-speed Draft, and nine
outline fonts - Timeless, Nimbus Sans and Courier, each in upright,
italic and bold.
Barcode printing as standard
The printer has built in support for barcode printing, 8 industry
standard codes without third party boxes or software (EAN13, EAN8,
Codebar, Code 3 of 9, UPC, Matrix 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5,
Industrial 2 of 5).
80 column
Auto tear-off
Auto load
Print head protection
USB interface (model option)
LAN interface (model option)
Auto interface switching on multiple I/F versions
Large print buffer
128k bytes are available in total for strong input data and downloading
fonts. A large input data buffer allows you to send files to the printer
and return quickly to your application.
Simple switching of paper types & Auto tear-off
Parking continuous forms makes it easy to switch between continuous
forms and single sheets.
Continuous forms are automatically fed up to the tear-off position at
the end of each job.
Maintenance free
Periodic cleaning and changing the ribbon cartridge are all that's
Available Configuration:
Parallel/Serial RS232
Ethernet 10Base-T / 100Base-T
Features & Specifications
2248 Serial Matrix
Print Speed 10 cpi: 432 (High speed draft), 360 (Draft), 113 (LQ)
Print Method Serial Dot Matrix, 80 columns
Resolution Graphics 360X360 DPI (ESC/P Emulation only)
Printhead Life 200 million characters
Standard Connectivity (model variants) Parallel/USB; Parallel/Serial RS232; Ethernet 10BaseT/100Base-T (t.b.a.) - All
128K input buffer
Standard Emulation Epson ESCP/P2, IBM XL24E
Fonts Bitmap fonts: Courier 10, Prestige Elite 12, Boldface PS, Compressed, Draft 12, High-speed draft
12, OCR-B 10, OCR-A 10, Correspondence 10, PCIA 10; Scaleable Fonts: Courier, Nimbus Sans®,
Timeless (Normal, Bold, Italic)
Consumables 4 million chars (black)
STD Paper Handling Auto-tear; manual continuous/cut sheet switch; manual paper thickness adjustment.
Number of Copies original +4 copies
Forms Thickness max. 0.35mm (.014 in.)
Paper Drive Continuous forms push tractor, rear in, rear out; cut sheet friction feed top in, top out
Paper Type Continuous forms, cut sheets
Paper Size Cut sheet: width 102-267 mm, length 76-364 mm Continuous forms: width 102-267 mm length
over 102 mm
Physical Weight Approximately 7.3 Kg (16 lbs.)
PhysicalSize (WxDxH) 415 x 330 x 120 mm
Power Voltage 220 VAC to 240 VAC +-10%,
Power Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz
Power Consumption 10W max waiting, 70W max average, 180W max
Compliance Energy Star, WEEE, RoHS
Reliability MTBF 20,000H @25% duty cycle; MTTR 20 minutes
Reliability MTTR 0.3H
Drivers NA
Temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Humidity 20 -80% RH
Humidity 20 - 80% RH
Acoustic 49 dBa
Warranty One year return to base
Option 1 RS232C Serial; Ethernet 10Base-T / 100Base-T; USB ver. 1.1 Type B
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registered trademarks of their respective owner. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Copyright © 2006
TallyGenicom, L.P.
Last Update: 2006/12/28
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