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OmniLink TM-T88VI-i Intelligent Thermal Receipt Printer

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Receipt printer with hub connectivity, cloud and embedded server.

The groundbreaking OmniLink® TM-T88VI-i helps merchants deliver the best customer experience in an ever-changing market. Featuring multi-interface and hub connectivity, this intelligent printer meets POS needs both now and in the future. A built-in Web server supports custom Web applications, while Epson’s ePOS Device Technology enables businesses to use the printer as a peripheral hub for mobile/cloud-based POS. With built-in Ethernet and USB, plus Bluetooth® and wireless options, the TM-T88VI-i supports traditional PC-POS, mobile devices and cloud servers. Print from web-based applications. Or, utilize Server Direct Printing for online ordering. Use the cloud functionality to leverage best-of-breed POS applications with OmniLink Merchant Services.

      • Built-in Web server for custom Web applications
      • Use as a peripheral hub for mPOS solutions
      • Connect to multiple devices and cloud servers
      • Three interfaces incl. built-in USB and Ethernet
      • Print from web-based apps with ePOS Print tech
  • Do more with custom Web applications — built-in Web server offers maximum flexibility and customization
  • Manage peripherals — Epson’s ePOS Device Technology enables you to use the printer as a peripheral hub for mobile and cloud/browser-based POS systems
  • Connect to multiple devices simultaneously — printer can be dynamically shared by legacy POS terminals, tablets and mobile devices, as well as cloud servers
  • Triple-interface connectivity to future-proof growing businesses — maximum flexibility with three options, including built-in USB and Ethernet
  • Print from web-based applications — incorporates Epson’s ePOS Print Technology
  • Designed for the cloud — leverage best-of-breed POS apps and perform remote firmware upgrades using OmniLink Merchant Services, plus utilize Server Direct Printing for online ordering
  • Distributed proximity-based printing — through Epson’s beacon support using BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy)1
  • Easy printing from mobile devices — NFC (Near Field Communication) technology for easy pairing with your device2
  • Ultra fast transaction times — print speeds up to 350 mm/sec3, plus a high-speed auto cutter
  • Advanced paper-saving functions — top-margin and character-height reduction features help reduce paper usage by up to 49 percent4

What's in the box:

  • OmniLink TM-T88VI-i printer
  • Thermal roll paper (starter roll for testing)
  • Power switch cover
  • Connector cover
  • Bottom cover for connector cover
  • Roll paper guide
  • Screws
  • Set-up guide
  • AC Adapter V w/AC cord
  • CD (drivers, utilities, and documentation)

Print Other:


Printing Technology: Thermal line printingPrint Resolution: 180 dpiPrint Speed: 350 mm/sec (13.8”/sec) max. for graphics and text1Print Direction: Backward Paper Feeding function: 0.08" ~ 0.6"/sec (2 mm ~ 14.5 mm)1

General:


Operating Systems:
  • Microsoft® Windows (APD, OPOS, OPOS for .NET, JavaPOS)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / iOS / Android (ePOS-Print SDK)
  • Mac® OS X®
  • Linux (CUPS, JavaPOS)
Server Systems:
  • Type: Embbeded
  • CPU: Arm-Cortex-A5 384MHz
  • Embedded Linux: lighttpd
Dimensions: 5.71 x 7.68 x 5.83" (145 x 195 x 148mm) (W x D x H)Weight: 3.5 lbs (1.6 kg)Security:
  • Security: WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK/EAP
  • WPA2-EAP(Enterprise): EAP-TLS, PEAP/MSCHAPv2, PEAP/TLS
  • Port open/close setting
  • IP address filtering
Safety Approvals:
  • Safety standards: UL60950-1/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1
  • EMI standards: FCC/ICES-003 Class A
Case Color: Epson Black (EBCK)

Print Fonts:


Print Fonts:
  • Font A (default): 12 x 24
  • Font B: 9 x 17 (including 2-dot horizontal spacing)
Column Capacity:
  • 80 mm: 42/48/56 columns
  • 58 mm model: 30/36/40 columns
Character Size:
  • Font A: 1.41 x 3.39
  • Font B: 0.99 x 2.40 (W x H mm)
Fonts:
  • Font A (default): 12 x 24
  • Font B: 9 x 17 (including 2-dot horizontal spacing)
Character Set:
  • 95 Alphanumeric
  • 18 International
  • 128 x 43 Graphic (including user-defined page)
  • Options for customization include Traditional/Simple Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Korean.
Barcode: UPC-A/E, Code 39/93/128, CODABAR PDF417, QR-CODE, MaxiCode, Data Matrix, Aztec Code, Composite Symbology, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional /Truncated /Limited /Expanded

Media Handling:


Thickness: 48 – 80 µmMedia Dimensions:
  • 80mm: 3.13" ± 0.02" (width) x 3.27" roll diameter (79.5 ± 0.5 x 83mm)
  • 58mm: 2.26" ± 0.02" (width) x 3.27" roll diameter (57.5 ± 0.5 x 83mm)

Connectivity:


Standard Connectivity:
  • Built-in USB, Serial, Ethernet (10/100Base-T/TX)
  • Connector Type: USB Type A Connector x1, USB Type B Connector x4, RJ45 x1, DB9 Male x1, DKx1, 3 Pin Mini Din Female X1
  • Wireless (Requires USB wireless dongle) OT-WL05 (802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4G/5G) or OT-WL02 (802.11 b/g/n, 2.4G)
  • Beacon (Requires Bluetooth Low Energy dongle) Beacon dongle3 (Epson-approved dongle: Laird model BT820)
  • Printer Discovery NFC (Near Field Communication)4, Simple AP (wireless network)
  • Communication Protocols ESC/POS, ePOS-Print Service (Ethernet/Wireless), Server Direct Print (Ethernet/Wireless)
Printing from a Mobile Device:
  • Wireless (802.11): iOS, Android™ and Windows® operating systems
  • Bluetooth iOS, Android and Windows
  • mPOS Friendly Settings (default): DHCP enabled, DNS enabled, IP printing enabled

POS Details:


Reliability:
  • MTBF: 50,000 hours
  • MCBF: 70,000,000 lines
  • Thermal head life: 200km2
  • Auto Cutter life: 3 million cuts2
Data Buffer:
  • Receive: 45 bytes or 4 KB, selectable
  • User-defined: 12 KB
  • Macro: 2 KB
  • NV graphics: 384 KB
  • Downloaded Graphics Area: 208 KB
  • NV user: 1KB
  • Web Contents Area: 100 MB
D.K.D.: 2 driversSoftware Included:
  • ePOS-Print (XML over HTTP)
  • ePOS-Device
  • ePOS-Display
  • WebConfig
  • Server Collaboration: Server Direct Print and XML base printing
  • PHP/Sqlite3
  • Backup/Restore: TM Utility (Win)
Options: Power supply cover, AC adapter V power supply, one wall hanging bracket, affixing tape

Power:


Power Supply Voltage:
  • Input Voltage: AC 100 V – 240 V
  • Frequency: 50Hz-60Hz
Power Consumption:
  • Operating: Approx. 27.4 W
  • Stand-by: 1.5 W

Notes:

1 Requires the use of a beacon dongle connected to TM-T88VI-i printer via the USB-A port. Supports only Apple® iBeacon™ compliant format. The Epson-approved dongle is Laird model BT820.

2 NFC tag requires use of a device that includes NFC reader, and may require additional software.

3 Speed based on using 80 mm wide media only and Epson’s PS-180 power supply. Configurations not including the PS-180 will have a default print speed of 300 mm/sec.

4 Paper savings depend on the text and graphics printed on the receipt.


Specification Notes:
1 Requires the use of a beacon dongle connected to TM-T88VI printer via the USB-A port. Supports only Apple® iBeacon compliant format. The Epson-approved dongle is Laird model BT820.

2 NFC tag requires use of a device that includes NFC reader, and may require additional software.

3 Speed based on using 80 mm wide media only and Epson’s PS-180 power supply. Configurations not including the PS-180 will have a default print speed of 300 mm/sec.

4 Paper savings depend on the text and graphics printed on the receipt.

5 Rated printhead and cutter lives based on use of the following media only, with printer operated at room temperature and normal humidity:

  • Model KT55FA: Papierfabrik August Koehler SE
  • Model PD160R: Oji Imaging Media Co., Ltd.
  • Model TF50KS-Y: NIPPON Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

6 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit www.epson.com/recycle

7 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

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