Epson LQ 680Pro B/W Dot-matrix printer

  • 24 pin dot matrix printer
  • 413 cps print speed
  • A4 landscape, 106 columns
  • Prints up to 1 + 5 part forms
  • Parallel interface

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Mfr part code: C11C376125A1

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    Epson LQ 680Pro B/W Dot-matrix printer Product Description

    The LQ-680Pro offers a performance advantage that busy offices are sure to appreciate: speed. It is networkable and can be equipped with a Type B Level 2 interface card for wide-ranging connectivity.

    The LQ-680Pro offers a class-leading throughput and an amazing top speed of 413 cps. What's more, Epson's 24-pin Eco-Drive print head mechanism achieves this high level of productivity without running up your electric bill. And when a print job is finished, an auto power-saving function puts the printer in standby mode for even greater savings.

    A compact flat-top housing makes the printer ideal for countertop and desktop use. The front sheet guide has also been redesigned - it now features a lower profile, a full-flat bottom and an L-shaped edge guide for smooth, easy front loading. In addition, improved front-in, front-out paper handling ensures that front-loaded cut-sheet paper and single-sheet, multi-part forms emerge right-side-up for instant legibility.

    The LQ-680Pro is networkable and can be equipped with a Type-B Level 2 interface card for wide-ranging connectivity. In addition to the Epson status monitor 3 on-screen display, the LQ-680Pro features an auto platen gap adjuster and an auto paper changer. The auto platen gap adjuster sets the platen gap to suit the type of paper being used and this prevents paper misalignment and jamming that can cause problems during remote operation. In addition, the auto paper changer lets you switch between cut-sheet and continuous-feed forms or paper without leaving your desk.

    This printer features platen gap adjustment and push button paper source selector.

    Technical Specifications

    Environmental Standards

    ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes


    Width 49.7 cm
    Depth 38.7 cm
    Height 23 cm
    Weight 9.4 kg
    Printer Type Workgroup printer - dot-matrix - 24 pin - monochrome
    Localisation United Kingdom


    Max Resolution ( B&W ) 360 x 180 dpi
    Barcodes Code 39, EAN/JAN-8, EAN/JAN-13, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Postnet
    Print Speed Up to 413 char/sec - max speed - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 310 char/sec - draft - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 372 char/sec - draft - 12 cpi ¦ Up to 465 char/sec - draft - 15 cpi ¦ Up to 264 char/sec - draft - 17 cpi ¦ Up to 310 char/sec - draft - 20 cpi ¦ Up to 103 char/sec - letter - 10 cpi ¦ Up to 124 char/sec - letter - 12 cpi ¦ Up to 155 char/sec - letter - 15 cpi ¦ Up to 175 char/sec - letter - 17 cpi ¦ Up to 206 char/sec - letter - 20 cpi
    Connectivity Technology Wired
    Interface Parallel
    Max Resolution (B&W) 360 x 180 dpi
    Language Simulation EPSON ESC/P 2, IBM 2390 Plus
    Fonts Included 10 x bitmapped ¦ 4 x scalable ¦ 8 x barcode

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Connections 1 x parallel - 36 PIN Centronics

    Media Handling

    Media Type Envelopes, labels, plain paper, continuous forms
    Media Size Class A3
    Max Media Size A3 (297 x 420 mm)
    Max Media Size (Custom) 304.8 mm x 558.8 mm
    Media Sizes ANSI A (Letter) (216 x 279 mm), A4 (210 x 297 mm), A3 (297 x 420 mm)
    Max Sheets in Multi-Part Form 6


    RAM Installed ( Max ) 64 KB
    RAM Installed (Max) 64 KB
    Technology / Form Factor Integrated

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in


    Consumables Included 1 x ribbon (black) - up to 2 million characters
    MTBF 10,000 hour(s)
    Compliant Standards EN 60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN50082-1, EN55022 Class B, AS/NZS 3548 Class B


    Power Device Power supply - internal
    Power Consumption Operational 42 Watt

    Software / System Requirements

    Software Included Drivers & Utilities
    OS Required Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 95/98, Microsoft Windows 3.1, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 or later, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

    Environmental Parameters

    Min Operating Temperature 5 °C
    Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
    Humidity Range Operating 10 - 80%
    Sound Emission (Operating) 55 dBA

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 49.7 cm
    Depth 38.7 cm
    Height 23 cm
    Weight 9.4 kg

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