Epson LQ 690 Mono Dot Matrix Printer

£ 550.68  inc. vat

£ 458.90 ex. vat

Epson LQ 690 Mono Dot Matrix Printer

QuickFind: 170113 Mfr part code: C11CA13051
  • A4 landscape, 106 columns
  • New Print Speed Enhancer for faster printing under Windows
  • Parallel and USB interfaces
  • Prints up to 1 + 6 part forms

Product Description

Epson LQ 690 Mono Dot Matrix Printer

The Epson LQ-690 offers the best in dot matrix performance where it matters most: speed, reliability, ribbon yield and user-friendliness.

The LQ-690 is fast and effective with print speeds of up to 529 cps (12 cpi), higher throughput speed and the ability to handle different media. Print Speed Enhancer increases the speed of bit image printing and resident fonts in letter quality mode, making the LQ-690 the ideal solution for those who demand higher productivity from their dot matrix printer.

At 10 million characters per ribbon, the LQ-690 has the highest ribbon yield in the flatbed segment. With a mean time between failure (MTBF) of 20,000 power-on hours, the LQ-690 stands out among its competitors. Built to last, the print head life of 400 million strokes/wire ensures reliable printouts.

As the LQ-690 is compact, it fits perfectly on your desk. The platen gap adjustment lever is hidden inside the front cover which helps avoid any accidental change in settings. The ruler in the front paper guide makes paper setting easy.

Technical Specification

Epson LQ 690 Mono Dot Matrix Printer

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes


Width 48 cm
Depth 37 cm
Height 21 cm
Weight 6.8 kg
Printer Type Workgroup printer - dot-matrix - 24 pin - monochrome

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections 1 x parallel - 36 PIN Centronics ¦ 1 x USB - 4 pin USB Type B

Media Handling

Media Type Envelopes, labels, plain paper, continuous forms
Max Sheets in Multi-Part Form 6


Max Resolution ( B&W ) 12 cpi
Barcodes Code 39, EAN/JAN-8, EAN/JAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Postnet
Print Speed Up to 440 char/sec - fast draft - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 330 char/sec - draft - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 110 char/sec - letter - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 529 char/sec - fast draft - 12 cpi ¦ Up to 396 char/sec - draft - 12 cpi ¦ Up to 132 char/sec - letter - 12 cpi
Connectivity Technology Wired
Interface Parallel, USB
Max Resolution (B&W) 12 cpi
Language Simulation EPSON ESC/P 2, IBM PPDS
Fonts Included 9 x LQ ¦ 1 x bitmapped ¦ 4 x scalable ¦ 8 x barcode
Printer Features Print Speed Enhancer


RAM Installed ( Max ) 128 KB
RAM Installed (Max) 128 KB


Consumables Included 1 x ribbon (black) - up to 10 million characters
MTBF 20,000 hour(s)
Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft's assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years - carry-in
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years - carry-in


Power Device Power supply - internal
Voltage Required AC 230V
Power Consumption Operational 37.5 Watt
Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 2.6 Watt

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission (Operating) 57 dBA
Sound Emission (Quiet Mode) 54 dBA

Dimensions & Weight

Width 48 cm
Depth 37 cm
Height 21 cm
Weight 6.8 kg

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