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Epson FX-890II Impact Printer Series

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High-performance impact printers built for demanding print environments

The Epson FX-890II Series offers the durability and ease of use for critical daily print requirements. These reliable 9-pin, narrow-carriage impact printers boast a long life cycle, a 3-year limited warranty and speeds up to 738 cps1. Their up-to-7.5-million-character ribbon cartridge2 reduces user interventions as well as cost per page. Engineered for seamless integration into virtually any system, they include Epson ESC/P®, IBM® PPDS and MICROLINE® printer languages. Ideal for harsh environments, these workhorses race through cut-sheet, continuous or multipart forms up to 7 pages thick, and feature an intuitive control panel for easy setup and operation.

  • Model: C11CF37201
  • Extreme reliability — long life cycle; durable design with very few moving parts; withstands dust, humidity and extreme temperatures
  • Low cost of ownership — up-to-7.5-million-character ribbon cartridge2 offers a low cost per page and reduces the frequency of user interventions
  • Powerful productivity — ultra-fast 9-pin printer speeds through multipart forms and reports at up to 738 cps1
  • Seamless integration with both new and legacy systems — includes Epson ESC/P, IBM PPDS and MICROLINE printer languages for greater flexibility
  • Advanced paper handling — simple paper path for remarkable reliability; accommodates cut-sheet paper and continuous forms up to 7 pages thick
  • Easy setup and operation — user-friendly control panel with intuitive setup and configuration features
  • Low power consumption — ENERGY STAR® V2.0 compliant
  • Ethernet compatible — network card supports IPv63

Eco Features

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product4
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay® Transport Partner5

Better Products for a Better Future
For more information on Epson's environmental programs, go to www.epson.com/environment

What's in the box:

  • Epson FX-890II Impact Printer
  • Printer Driver
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Parallel Cable
  • Power Cable

Print Other:


Printing Technology: 9-pin, serial impact dot matrixPrint Speed:
  • Ultra Speed Draft: 738 cps (12 cpi), 615 CPS (10 cpi)
  • High Speed Draft: 612 CPS (10 cpi)
  • Draft: 463 CPS (10 cpi)
  • Letter Quality: 115 CPS (10 cpi)
Note: Normal print speed is achieved when printer safety cover is fully closed.Print Direction: Bidirectional logic seeking for text and graphics printing. Unidirectional text or graphics printing can be selected using software commands.

Characters & Lines:


Character Sets:
  • 13 character tables
  • 13 international countries 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
  • Near Letter Quality (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 5Characters per Line:
  • 80 characters at 10 cpi
  • 96 characters at 12 cpi
  • 120 characters at 15 cpi
  • 137 characters at 17 cpi
  • 160 characters at 20 cpi
Line Spacing: 6 lines per inch defaultFormatting:
  • 1/6-inch or programmable in 1/432-inch increments
  • 8 lpi option available on FX-890II Okidata Mode only

General:


Sound Level: 55 dB(A) (ISO 7779 pattern)Dimensions: 17.2" x 14.8" x 7" (W x D x H)Weight: 15.8 lbSafety Approvals:
  • UL62368-1, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1, IEC/EN62368-1
  • EMI: FCC part15 subpart B class A, ICES-003 Class A, EN55032 (CISPR pu.32) class A, As/NZS CISPR32 class A
  • CE Markings: EN62368-1, EN55032 class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, E55024

Paper Handling Impact:


Forms: Continuous multipart, original plus 5 carbonless copies, 1 + 6 copies with pull tractor, maximum thickness .018"Width:
  • Single sheets: 3.9" to 10.1"
  • Continuous: 4" to 10"
  • Cut-sheet feeder: 7.2" to 8.5"
Envelopes:
  • No. 6 envelopes
  • No. 10 envelopes
Length:
  • Single sheets: 3.9" to 14.3"
  • Continuous: 4" to 22"
  • Cut-sheet feeder: 10.1" to 14"
Paper Feed Mechanism:
  • Friction feed (front, rear)
  • Push tractor (front, rear)
  • Pull tractor (front, bottom, rear)
  • Push and pull tractor (front, rear)
  • Roll paper holder (optional)
Paper Feed Speed:
  • 45 millisecond per 1/6"
  • 5.3" per second continuous feed
Paper Path:
  • Manual insertion: Front or rear in, top out
  • Cut sheet feeder: Rear in, top out
  • Tractor: Front, rear or bottom in, top out
  • Pull push tractor: Front or rear in, top out

Impact Printer Details:


Software Drivers: OS Support: Microsoft® Windows Vista®; Windows® 7, XP, 8, 10; Windows Server® 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016Printer Language:
  • Epson ESC / P
  • IBM PPDS
  • Okidata Microline (FX-890 Okidata Mode only)
Input Buffer: 128 KBInterfaces:
  • Bidirectional Parallel (IEEE 1284 Nibble Mode supported)
  • USB 2.0
Control Panel: Functions: Font, Pitch, Pause, Tear-Off/Bin selection, Line Feed/Form Feed, Load/Eject, Micro-Adjust, Reset, Self Test, Data Dump, and Default Setting selection

Reliability:


MTBF: 25,000 POH (25% duty cycle)Total Print Volume: 52 million lines (not including printhead)Print head life: 400 million characters at 14 dots / characterRibbon life: 7.5 million characters at 14 dots / character

Power:


Rated Voltage: AC 100 V to 240 VRated Frequency: 50 to 60 HzPower Consumption:
  • Operating Mode: Approx. 57 W (ISO/IEC 10561 Letter Pattern)
  • Ready Mode: Approx. 12 W
  • Sleep Mode: < 0.09 W (Network Model)
  • ENERGY STAR® Compliant: Certified with V2.0
Input voltage range: AC 90 to 264 VInput frequency range: 49.5 to 60.5 Hz

Notes:

1 Based on Ultra Speed Draft Mode at 12 cpi.

2 Based on Draft Mode printing.

3 Only available on the FX-890II NT model.

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

5 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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