Epson FX-2190 Wide-Format Impact Printer

Epson FX 2190 - Printer - monochrome - dot-matrix - Roll (8.5 in), 16 in (width) - 9 pin - up to 680 char/sec - parallel, (C11C526001)

Item#:  YYD2-C11C526001CA  | Model#: C11C526001

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Epson FX-2190 Wide-Format Impact Printer Product Details

Wide-Format Solution for Easy Integration and Maximum Productivity
With an expansive feature set and remarkable durability, the Epson® FX-2190 offers the flexibility required for critical daily print requirements. Powerful, yet easy to use, this 9-pin, wide-carriage workhorse boasts an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on-hours (POH) and speeds of up to 680 cps.

An extremely reliable, high-value performer, the Epson FX-2190 provides Parallel, USB, and additional connectivity options for seamless integration. And, it 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-1180/1180+/2180 or the Okidata® Microline® 321/321 Turbo.

The high-speed Epson FX-2190 races through forms up to 7 parts thick and 16.5" wide through four convenient paper paths. Its easy-to-install 12 million character ribbon cartridge boosts productivity and ensures a low cost per page, while its 400 million character print head life offers added dependability.

Complete with a newly designed control panel featuring a lock-out mode and other intuitive functions, this versatile product is the ideal solution for demanding print environments. And, as part of a comprehensive three-year warranty, it's backed by superior technical support from the world leader in impact printing.


  • High-speed 9-pin printing
  • Extreme reliability in demanding print environments
  • User-friendly setup and operation
  • Easy system integration
  • Easy-to-install 12 million character ribbon cartridge
  • Advanced paper handling capabilities
  • Standard three-year warranty


High-speed 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 (25% duty cycle) and a 400 million character print head life

User-friendly setup and operation
Facilitates easy printer configuration using a newly designed control panel or its 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 additional slot for optional interface cards

Easy-to-install 12 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 7 parts thick and 16.5" wide

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:
    136 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-2190 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 5 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"
  • Width:
    Single sheets – 3.9" to 16.5"
    Continuous – 4.0" to 16.0"
    Cut-sheet feeder – 7.2" to 16.5"
  • 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
    Type-B slot for optional interface cards
  • Input Buffer:
  • Printer Language:
    Epson ESC/P
    Okidata Microline (FX-2190 Okidata Mode only)
  • Sound Level:
    55 dBA (ISO 7779 pattern)
  • Rated voltage:
    100 to 240V AC
  • Input voltage range:
    90 to 264V
  • Rated frequency range:
    50 to 60 Hz
  • Input frequency range:
    49.5 to 60.5 Hz
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 6.1"
    Width: 23.2"
    Depth: 13.8"
    Weight: 21.2 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:
    12 million characters at 14 dots/character

  • Manufactured by: Epson Canada
    Warranty provided by: Epson Canada
    UPC No: 010343848061
    Mfg Part No: C11C526001
  • Box Size: ( Length:28, Width:18, Depth:11)
    Shipping Weight: 25.4500 pound(s)
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