Epson LQ-590  Narrow Impact Printer

Epson LQ-590 Narrow Impact Printer - 24-pin, dot matrix, 400 million character print head life, USB

Item#:  YYS2-1228785  | Model#: C11C558001

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Epson LQ-590 Narrow Impact Printer Product Details

Superior Performance And Reliability
With powerful 24-pin technology, the Epson® LQ-590 delivers precision text and graphics, plus rugged reliability for critical print requirements. Offering print speeds of up to 529 cps and easy integration with existing printing formats, this robust performer is sure to increase productivity. With versatile 5-part forms printing, multiple paper loading options, and a durable, long-lasting ribbon, it races through reports, purchase orders, invoices and more.

Ideal for point-of-sale, manufacturing, and production environments, this workhorse boasts an amazing 20,000 POH MTBF rating and a 400 million character print head life. Its easy-to-use control panel makes changing print settings a snap, while convenient configuration software facilitates simple setup via a PC. It even provides Parallel and USB connections, plus a slot for optional interface cards, including high-speed Ethernet, for greater compatibility with practically any system. And, with both Epson and IBM® printer languages, it's a great replacement for the Okidata® ML-390/490 or the Epson LQ-570e/870.

Ideal for businesses that require high quality, multi-part forms printing, the reliable Epson LQ-590 printer offer extremely low operational costs compared to other printing technologies, as well as superior performance in comparison to other printers in its class. Designed for use in demanding print environments, this heavy-duty dot matrix printer handles critical business applications with precision and ease. And, it's backed by a three-year warranty that includes Epson's superior service and support.


  • Printing Method: 24-pin, impact dot matrix
  • Print Direction: Bidirectional with logic seeking in Text and Graphics Mode
  • Print Speed:
    High Speed Draft:
    - 529 cps (12 cpi)
    - 440 cps (10 cpi)
    Draft: 330 cps (10 cpi)
    Letter Quality: 110 cps (10 cpi)
  • Character Sets:
    96 ASCII characters; 14 international character sets and 1 legal character set; 128 user defined characters; Extended IBM style graphic characters; 5 code pages
  • Resident Fonts:
    Epson Draft 10, 12, 15 cpi
    Epson Roman 10, 12, 15 cpi proportional
    Epson Sans Serif 10, 12, 15 cpi proportional
    Epson Courier 10, 12, 15 cpi
    Epson Prestige 10, 12 cpi
    Epson Script 10 cpi
    Epson OCRB 10 cpi
    Epson Script C Proportional
    Epson Orator 10 cpi
    Epson Orator-S 10 cpi
  • 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
  • Scalable Fonts:
    Epson Roman 10.5 pt; 8-32 pt every 2 pt
    Epson Sans Serif 10.5 pt; 8-32 pt every 2 pt
    Epson Roman T 10.5 pt; 8-32 pt every 2 pt
    Epson Sans Serif H 10.5 pt; 8-32 pt every 2 pt
  • Column Width:
    10 cpi: 80
    12 cpi: 96
    15 cpi: 120
    17 cpi: 137
    20 cpi: 160
  • Formatting:
    32 horizontal tabs; line spacing in 1/6” or programmable (minimum 1/360” increments); skip over perforations in lines; page length in lines or inches
  • Paper Feed Mechanism:
    Feeding method:
    Friction feed (front, rear)
    Push tractor (front, rear)
    Pull tractor (front, bottom, rear)
    Push and pull tractor (front, rear)
    Cut sheet feeder (optional)
    Roll paper holder (optional)
  • Paper Feed Speed:
    45 millisecond per 1/6"
    5" per second continuous feed
  • Paper Path:
    Manual insertion - Front or top in, top out
    Cut sheet feeder - Top in, top out
    Tractor - Front, rear or bottom in, top out
  • Input Buffer: 128KB
  • Software Drivers: Windows 95, 98, 2000, Me, XP and NT 4.0
  • Interface:
    Bidirectional Parallel (IEEE 1284 Nibble Mode supported)
    Type-B slot for optional interface cards
  • Printer Language:
    Epson ESC/P2
  • Sound Level: 52 dBA
  • Power Requirements:
    Rated voltage: 120V to 240V
    Input voltage range: 103.5 to 132V
    Rated frequency range: 50 to 60 Hz
    Input frequency range: 49.5 to 60.5 Hz
  • Physical Dimensions:
    Height 6.3"
    Width 16.3”
    Depth 13.8"
  • Weight: 15.6 lb
  • Control Panel Functions:
    Font, pitch, pause, tear off, bin selection, line feed, form feed, load, eject, micro adjust, top-of-form adjustment, paper parking, default feature setting, panel lockout
  • Reliability:
    MTBF 20,000 POH (25% duty cycle)
  • Print head life: 400 million characters
  • Ribbon life: 5 million characters at 48 dots/character


  • Powerful 24-pin print head technology
    Delivers high quality text and graphics for critical applications
  • Ultra fast print speeds
    Speeds through multipart forms, reports, labels and more at up to 529 cps
  • Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
    Offers an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and a 400 million character print head life Facilitates greater productivity with less downtime
  • Long-life ribbon cartridge that's easy to install
    5 million (LQ-590) character ribbon cartridge reduces the need for frequent ribbon changes
  • Easy system integration
    Includes USB and Parallel connections, plus an additional slot for optional Type B interface cards
  • Simplified setup and operation
    Improved menu navigation allows quick and easy changes to printer settings
  • Manufactured by: Epson Canada
    Warranty provided by: Epson Canada
    UPC No: 010343850040
    Mfg Part No: C11C558001
  • Box Size: ( Length:0, Width:0, Depth:0)
    Shipping Weight: 21.0000 pound(s)
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