Epson FX-890N Impact Printer w/ Networking

Epson FX-890N Impact Printer w/ Networking

Item#:  YYS2-3955173  | Model#: C11C524001NT

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Epson FX-890N Impact Printer w/ Networking Product Details

Maximum Productivity in Demanding Print Environments
A full-featured, high-value performer, the Epson® FX-890N offers the durability and ease of use required for critical daily print requirements. This 9-pin, narrow-carriage workhorse boasts an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on hours (POH) and speeds of up to 680 cps.

Engineered for seamless integration, the FX-890N provides Parallel, USB, and additional connectivity options and includes an internal 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet print server. Print Server supports Windows® 3.x/95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Novell Netware, Linux and UNIX, Macintosh® OS 7.x or later/OS X. Novell tested and approved.

The Epson FX-890BN includes Epson Remote Configuration Manager™ software for easy printer setup and simple setting selections via most Windows operating systems. Ideal for rugged environments, this robust printer is the perfect drop-in replacement for the Epson FX-880/880+/980 or Okidata® Microline® 320/320 Turbo.

Reliable High-Speed Performer
An extremely reliable, high-speed performer, the Epson FX-890N races through forms up to 7 parts thick through four convenient paper paths. Its easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge boosts productivity and ensures a low cost per page, while its 400 million character print head life offers added dependability.


  • Includes 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet interface for easy networking
  • Ultra fast 9-pin printing
  • Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
  • User-friendly setup and operation
  • Easy system integration
  • Easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge
  • Advanced paper handling capabilities


Ultra fast 9-pin printing
Speeds through multipart forms, reports, labels, and more at up to 680 cps

Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
Offers an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and a 400 million character print head life

User-friendly setup and operation
Facilitates easy printer configuration using a newly designed control panel or Windows based Epson Remote Configuration Manager

Easy system integration
Provides resident Epson, IBM® and Microline printer languages for increased compatibility Includes standard Parallel and USB connections, plus an internal 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet Print Server

Easy-to-install 7.5 million character ribbon cartridge
Ensures a lower cost per page, and reduces the need for frequent user intervention

Advanced paper handling capabilities
Provides four convenient paper paths to accommodate cut sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7parts thick

Additional Specifications

  • Printing Method:
    9-pin, serial impact dot matrix
  • Print Direction:
    Bidirectional logic seeking for text and graphics printing. Unidirectional text or graphics printing can be selected using software commands.
  • Characters per Line:
    80 characters @ 10 cpi
  • Print Speed:
    Ultra Speed Draft – 680 cps (12 cpi); 566 cps (10 cpi)
    High Speed Draft – 559 cps (10 cpi)
    Draft – 419 cps (10 cpi)
    Near Letter Quality – 104 cps (10 cpi)
    (Note: Normal print speed is achieved when printer safety cover is fully closed)
  • 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
  • Bar Code Fonts:
    EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Code 128, POSTNET, Codabar (NW-7), Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5
  • Formatting:
    1/6-inch or programmable in 1/432-inch increments
    Line Spacing: 6 lines per inch default
    (8 lpi option available on FX-890 Okidata Mode only)
  • Control Panel Functions:
    Font, pitch, pause, tear off, bin selection, line feed, form feed, load, eject, micro adjust, top-of-form adjustment, panel lockout, reset, menu, default setting selection

Paper Handling

  • Forms:
    Continuous multipart, original plus 6 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"
  • Width:
    Single sheets – 3.9" to 10.1"
    Continuous – 4.0" to 10.0"
    Cut-sheet feeder – 7.2" to 8.5"
  • Length:
    Single sheets – 3.9" to 14.3"
    Continuous – 4.0" to 22.0"
    Cut-sheet feeder – 10.1" to 14.0"
  • No. 6 envelopes:
    6.5" x 3.6"
  • No. 10 envelopes:
    9.5" x 4.1"
  • Labels:
    2.5" x 0.94" (minimum)
  • Roll paper
    8.5" width
  • Paper Feed Speed:
    62 millisecond per 1/6"
    5" per second continuous feed
  • 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

Hardware and Software Details

  • Software Drivers:
    Windows 95, 98, 2000, Me, XP and NT 4.0
  • Interface:
    Bidirectional Parallel (IEEE 1284 Nibble Mode supported)
    USB 1.1
    EpsonNet 10/100Base-TX Ethernet Print Server
  • Input Buffer:
  • Printer Language:
    Epson ESC/P
    Okidata Microline (FX-890 Okidata Mode only)
  • Sound Level:
    55 dBA (ISO 7779 pattern)
  • Rated voltage:
  • Input voltage range:
    103.5 to 132V
  • Rated frequency range:
    50 to 60 Hz
  • Input frequency range:
    49.5 to 60.5 Hz
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 6.6"
    Width: 16.3"
    Depth: 13.8"
    Weight: 16.8 lb
  • Total print volume:
    52 million lines (except print head)
  • MTBF:
    20,000 POH (25% duty cycle)
  • Print head:
    400 million characters at 14 dots/character
  • Ribbon:
    7.5 million characters at 14 dots/character
  • Manufactured by: Epson Canada
    Warranty provided by: Epson Canada
    UPC No: 010343850019
    Mfg Part No: C11C524001NT
  • Box Size: ( Length:0, Width:0, Depth:0)
    Shipping Weight: 20.2400 pound(s)
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