Printronix S809

Highlights

 

Reliable, industry leading 24-pin price/performance built to be the toughest, fastest and quietest in its class.

  • 900 CPS @ 10 CPI
  • Lowest noise level in its class: 54dBA
  • Best in class 800M character printhead life
  • Extended ribbon life: 25M Characters
  • Automated and configurable zero-tear form feeding minimizes user intervention
  • Powerful remote printer management
  • Robust multi-lingual operator panel
  • Optional second front feed tractor available
  • Standard Interfaces: parallel, serial, USB & Ethernet
  • Wide format: 136 columns
  • Heavy duty 6-pin tractors deliver superior form feed reliability on up to 8-part forms
  • Open pedestal (optional)

Fast & Tough

The Printronix S809 Serial Matrix Printer combines 900 cps print speed performance (@ 10 CPI) with best in class printhead life, workload capacity, and reliability (MTBF) so you can meet & exceed your output requirements while maintaining the lowest possible cost of ownership. In addition, the primary & secondary front feed forms paths use heavy-duty 6-pin tractors for optimal zero-tear forms feeding reliability on up to 8 part forms, and the extended life ribbon delivers 25% more yield than most competitive offerings.

Quiet

At 54dBa the S809 delivers best in class acoustics. Around 50% quieter than leading competitors, it is unrivaled in noise reduction. The S809 also boosts ease of use through a high-function, multi-lingual operator interface, and minimizes user intervention through fully automated & customizable forms handling – auto load, eject & restore, park, and forms thickness adjust. Additionally, standard Ethernet, USB, Serial & Parallel allow for flexible placement. To assist IT with managing larger install bases of distributed printers, the S809 also includes a powerful remote printer management utility for real-time status updates, remote configuration of multiple printers, and access to a fully functional virtual operator panel.

Specifications

Print Technology

24-pin serial dot matrix printer – 136 columns @ 10cpi

Throughput (ISO/IEC 10561 – @10CPI)

  • DIN Letter Up to 660 PPH
  • Spreadsheet Up to 450 PPH

Throughput (Draft Mode @10CPI)

  • 40 450 LPM
  • 80 330 LPM
  • 136 250 LPM

 Print Speed @ 10,12,15 CPI

  • HSD: 900
  • Draft: 800,960,1200
  • Best Draft: 400, 480, 600
  • NLQ: 267, 320, 400
  • LQ: 133,166, 200

Line Length (number of characters)

  • 10 cpi – 136
  • 12 cpi – 163
  • 15 cpi – 204
  • 17.1 cpi – 233
  • 20 cpi – 272
  • 24 cpi – 326

Media Handling

Front tractor push 6-pin with jam sensor. Optional second front tractor push 6-pin with jam sensor

Media Specifications

  • Media Type: Continuous form, front loading
  • Width: 76 to 432 mm (3” to 17”)
  • Length: 78 to 610 mm (3” to 24”)
  • Max Thickness: 0.635mm (0.025”)
  • Copies: 1+7
  • Weight: Top form: 55 to 150 g/m2
  • Attached Sheet: 45 to 75 g/m2

Horizontal Spacing

10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20, 24 cpi & proportional

Vertical Spacing

  • 6, 8, 12 lines per inch
  • 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 lines per 30mm
  • n/72, /144, /216, /360 per inch

Graphics Resolution

  • Horizontal: 60, 80, 90, 120, 240, 360
  • Vertical: 60, 72, 180, 360

Fonts

Draft, Courier, Gothic, OCR-A, OCR-B, Prestige, Script, Presentor

Barcodes

Codabar, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, UPC/EAN ADD-ON 2 and 5, Code 2 of 5, Code39, Code128, Code11, Code93, CodeGP, CodeBCD, C25-3BAR, Postnet, MSI, Intelligent Mail barcode

Memory

Input buffer: 128 Kb

Connectivity

USB 2.0, Parallel, Serial RS232, Ethernet 10/100

Ribbon Life

Extended Life Ribbon: 25 Million Characters

Printhead Life

800 million character yield

Workload

Pages per month (max. 4 hrs/day): 57,000

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions (LxWxH): 450 x 700 x 320 mm / 17.7 x 27.5 x 12.6”
Weight: 21 Kg / 46.3 lbs

Power Requirement

100 – 240V, Auto Range, (60 Hz – 50 Hz)

Reliability

MTBF: 20,000 hours

Software

Remote Printer Management Utility

Power Consumption
120W Printing, 30W Standby

Operating Temperature

  • Temp: 10° to 40.6°C (50° to 105°F)
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% Relative Humidity
  • Storage Temp: -35° to 65°C (-31° to 149°F)
  • Humidity: 5% to 95% Relative Humidity
  • Noise: <54dBA

Drivers

Win10 (32/64), Win8 (32/64), Win7 (32/64), WinServer2008 (32/64),

Win2003 (32/64), WinNT, 2000-WinXP, 98_ME, Vista

Emulation Types

Epson® ESC/P LQ Series, IBM® Proprinter XL24, IBM Personal Printer 2391,

ANSI 3.64, S809 native commands

Special Functions

Auto paper path switching via operateor panel or software commands. / Auto gap adjust for forms thickness. / Auto fanfold position for zero tear-off. / Auto paper parking of continuous forms.

Supplies & Accessories

Second Front Feed 6-pin Tractor

Optional second tractor allows the customer to have two separate forms loaded into the printer at the same time. This is valuable for any customer who is frequently switching between two separate forms as it allows them to have both forms loaded into the printer at all times.

Available on: S809 & S828

Open Pedestal Printer Stand

This printer stand supports up to two separate input forms, and has a rear output tray.

Available on: S809 only

Extended Life Ribbon

Yield: 25M Characters

Available on: S809 & S828

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