Powering business productivity with superior performance and reliability
With powerful 24-pin technology, the Epson LQ-590 delivers precision text and graphics, plus rugged reliability for critical print requirements. Offering print speeds of up to 529 cps and easy integration with existing printing formats, this robust performer is sure to increase productivity. With versatile 5-part forms printing, multiple paper loading options, and a durable, long-lasting ribbon, it races through reports, purchase orders, invoices and more.
Ideal for point-of-sale, manufacturing, and production environments, this workhorse boasts an amazing 20,000 POH MTBF rating and a 400 million character print head life. Its easy-to-use control panel makes changing print settings a snap, while convenient configuration software facilitates simple setup via a PC. It even provides Parallel and USB connections, plus a slot for optional interface cards, including high-speed Ethernet, for greater compatibility with practically any system. And, with both Epson and IBM® printer languages, it’s a great replacement for the Okidata® ML-390/490 or the Epson LQ-570e/870.
Ideal for businesses that require high quality, multi-part forms printing, the reliable Epson LQ-590 printer offer extremely low operational costs compared to other printing technologies, as well as superior performance in comparison to other printers in its class. Designed for use in demanding print environments, this heavy-duty dot matrix printer handles critical business applications with precision and ease. And, it’s backed by a three-year warranty that includes Epson’s superior service and support.
When you work in an environment with demanding everyday printing demands, the Epson LQ-590 is what you need. From orders and invoices to barcodes and cheques, it prints up to 529 cps on up to 5 part forms. You can also share printing with other people in your business with optional wired or wireless networking.
This printer is built to last, with a mean volume between failure of 40 million lines, a mean ‘time between failure’ of 20,000 power-on hours and a print head life of 400 million strokes per wire. The ribbon matches up to the other hardware, with a life of up to 5 million characters.
Take your pick:
Choose the way you work with a range of cut-sheet or continuous paper handling combinations that suits the demands of any office or warehouse.
Fits right in:
Get set up quickly with standard USB and parallel and optional serial, Twinax and Coax interfaces. Expand access with optional wired networking.
- Delivers high quality text and graphics for critical applications
- Speeds through multipart forms, reports, labels and more at up to 529 cps
- Offers an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and a 400 million character print head life
- Facilitates greater productivity with less downtime
- 5 million (LQ-590) character ribbon cartridge reduces the need for frequent ribbon changes
- Ensures the lowest cost per page
- Includes USB and Parallel connections, plus an additional slot for optional Type B interface cards
- Epson and IBM printer languages ensure compatibility for new and legacy printing applications
- Improved menu navigation allows quick and easy changes to printer settings
- Remote Configuration Manager facilitates easy setup via a PC
Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Printing Method Impact dot matrix Number of Pins 24 pins Number of columns 80 columns Needles 24 Needles Printing Speed HighSpeed-Draft: 10 cpi: 440 chars/s, 12 cpi: 529 chars/s, Draft: 10 cpi: 330 chars/s, LQ: 10 cpi: 110 chars/s Barcodes Code 128, Code 39, EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, POSTNET, UPC-A, UPC-E Carbon Copies 4 plus one original Character Tables PCAPTEC, PC437, PC708, PC720, PC850, PC858, PC864, PCAR864, ISO-8859-15, Roman 8 Printing Resolution 360 x 180 DPI
Interfaces USB 2.0 Type B, Bidirectional parallel, Ethernet interface (100 Base-TX / 10 Base-T) (optional), Type B interface, Parallel
PAPER / MEDIA HANDLING
Document Feed Single sheet front and rear, Continuous paper front and rear, Paper output rear, Optional Automatic Document Feed (CSF): 150 Paper Formats Sheet Paper (single- and multi-layer), Continuous Paper (single- and multi-layer), Labels (single- and multi-layer), Roll Paper
Energy Use 42 Watt Product dimensions 438 x 375 x 172 mm (Width x Depth x Height) Product weight 7.1 kg Temperature Operation 5° C – 35° C Humidity Operation 10% – 80% Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 98, Windows XP Included Software Epson Status Monitor Mean Time Between Failures 20,000 Hours Print Head Life 400 Million Strokes/Wire Sound Pressure Operation: 52 dB (A) Memory 128 kB Included Ribbon Yield 5000000 characters Black Draft What’s in the box Driver and utilities (CD), Main unit, Power cable, Ribbon, Setup guide, Software (CD), User manual (CD), Warranty document
Emulations ESC/P2, IBM PPDS