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Epson TM-U220 Roll-Tape Printer

Epson TM-U220 Roll-Tape Printer

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The EPSON TM-U220 roll-tape printer is compact, reliable and fast, offering easy-to-use features important to the retail, restaurant and hospitality industries.


  • Nine-pin dot matrix print head

  • High-speed 4.7 to 6.0 lines per second printing

  • Drop-in paper set and auto paper loading

  • Automatically transmits changes in printer status

  • RS-232 (DB-25F connector)

  • Optional connect-it cartridges for parallel, USB, 10 Base-T

  • Uses MI88D mechanism


Print Speed:
Approximately 4.7 lines per second

Column Capacity:
40/42 or 33/35 columns

Characters Per Line: 
40 characters

Print Area: 
3 in (76.2 mm) W

Character Formation: 
7 x 9 and 9 x 9 dot matrix

Character Height:
0.12 standard font

Character Set:
95 alphanumeric characters, 
37 international characters, 
128 x 12 graphic characters

Line Spacing: 
0.17 in (4.32 mm)

Print Head Life: 
Approximately 100 million strokes/pin

Form Thickness: 
0.002 in to 0.003 in (0.06 to 0.085 mm)

Cassette-type purple ribbon. Ribbon life is approximately 1.5 million characters (continuous prints). Black ink also available.

Serial Interfaces: 
Baud Rates: 4800, 9600
RS-232 compatible (DB-25F) or USB model

7 or 8 bits, none, even or odd

Operating Temperature: 
32° F to 122° F (0° C to 50° C)

Stop Bits: 
1 or more

DTR/DSR or XON/XOFF control selectable

Overall Dimensions:
Type A: (W x D x H): 6.3 x 11.3 x 6.2 in
(160 x 286 x 157.5 mm)
Type D: ( W x D x H): 6.3 x 9.7 x 5.4 in
(160 x 248 x 138.5 mm)

10 lb

UL listed, CSA-certified, CE marked

Two-year limited warranty (includes print head)

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