EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890

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Item # 901-FX890
  Model # C11C524001
67% of respondents would recommend this
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EPSON® FX-890 Dot-Matrix Printer
$329.99 /Each
 
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  • Output Type: Black and White
  • Brand: Epson
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Description
  • Great for demanding work environments, high-volume and multi-part printing
  • Offer fast print speeds, rock-solid EPSON® pin technology, and multiple paper paths
  • Offers the durability and ease of use required for critical daily print requirements
  • 9-pin, narrow-carriage workhorse boasts an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on hours (POH) and speeds up to 680 cps
  • Ideal for rugged environments, this robust printer is the perfect drop-in replacement for the EPSON FX-880/880+/980 or Okidata® Microline® 320/320 Turbo
  • Races through forms up to 7 parts thick through 4 convenient paper paths
  • EPSON Remote Configuration Manager™ software for easy printer setup and simple setting selections via most Windows® OSs
  • Easy-to-install 7.5-million character ribbon cartridge boosts productivity and ensures a low cost per page
  • 400-million character print head life offers added dependability
  • Parallel, USB and additional connectivity options
  • Got a question? Give us a call and we'll help! Call 1-800-789-1331.
Specifications
Technical Information Output Type : Black and White Multifunction Devices : Printer
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm) : 680 Maximum Print Resolution : 240 x 144 dpi
Memory Standard Memory : 128 KB Maximum Memory : 128 KB
Interfaces/Ports Interfaces/Ports : 1 x IEEE 1284 - Parallel1 x Parallel1 x USB
Media Types & Handling Media Type : Continuous FormEnvelopePlain PaperRoll PaperLabels Media Size : Envelope No. 10
Media Weight : 16-24 lbs.
Consumables Consumables : 1 x Black Ribbon Cartridge1 x Printhead
Fonts & Emulation Fonts : 4 x Bitmap FontsCodabar (NW-7)Code 128Code 39EAN-13EAN-8Industrial 2 of 5Interleaved 2 of 5Matrix 2 of 5POSTNETUPC-AUPC-E Language Emulation : Epson ESC/PIBM PPDSOki Microline
Software Software Included : Drivers & Utilities
Power Description Input Voltage : 110V AC
Environmental Conditions Sound Emission : 55 dB(A)
Physical Characteristics Dimensions : 6-3/5 x 16-3/10 x 13-4/5"
Compatability System Requirements : PC: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP
Miscellaneous Certifications & Standards : 10561 Country of Origin : JAP
Brand : Epson
Warranty Standard Warranty : 3 Years Limited
Reliability Pages Per Month : 20000 MTBF : 20000 Hours
Product Information Height : 6-3/5" Width : 16-3/10"
Depth : 13-4/5" FAX : No
Weight Weight : 17.60 lbs. per Each

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EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890
 
3.2

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Fast operation (7)
  • Compact (4)
  • Easy to set up (4)
  • Excellent print quality (4)

Cons

  • Jams easily (4)

Best Uses

      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (8), Quality oriented (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (12)

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    5.0

    If you have to still use them, us this

    By Mike

    from Evansville

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

    The DOS system is outdated, but some of us still have to use it in our daily business lives. This printer is the best one on the market.

     
    1.0

    Not very reliable

    By Kathy

    from Indianapolis

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

    We purchased this Dot Matrix printer a few years ago to print occasional paperwork for a customer. It sat on a shelf for the majority of the time we owned it and only used it every 2-3 months. It quit working suddenly and we had to purchase another one due to the compatibility with the software we are using. We felt that for $320 it should have lasted longer, especially since we used it infrequently. Not really a reliable product in my opinion and unfortunately have no other options.

     
    4.0

    working good for my 2 part paper

    By Leo W

    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Value Oriented

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

          this printer is working good for my 2 part dot matrix paper, I also got a very good deal for 2 part tractor feed dot-martix paper at qualityforms.com

          thank you for the good service

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          5.0

          Great Printer for the price.

          By Chris

          from Gallup, NM

          About Me Value Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Print Quality
          • Fast Operation
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

              Weekly Payroll Printing

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              2.0

              Difficult set up

              By IT Renee

              from Maryland

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Hard Setup
                • Instructions Difficult

                Best Uses

                • Continual Printing

                Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                We need this printer because it's a Dot Matrix Printer and not many emulate with our software. Ours came with functions that are still not working like Top of Form but we are using it anyway. I even called Epson Support and they agreed with me that there was a problem. We just can't take the time out to replace it. The setup physically is difficult to understand and so is the configuration part. Too time consuming to learn.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                 
                4.0

                SO FAR SO GOOD

                By DSI

                from WOODBRIDGE VA

                About Me Value Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                    SO FAR SO GOOD

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                     
                    1.0

                    Not up to par

                    By Sandy

                    from CT

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Excellent Print Quality
                    • Fast Operation

                    Cons

                    • Jams Easily
                    • Unreliable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                      Used two days and paper kept getting jammed. Not efficient for our type of business.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                       
                      1.0

                      EPSON SUCK!@!!!

                      By MARCH

                      from NJ

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Jams Easily
                      • Slow Operation

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                        THIS IS MY SECOND ONE FOR MY BUSINESS AND IT BROKE DOWN IN 5 MONTH. I CALLED EPSON SERVICE CENTER FOR REPLACEMENT AND THE ANSWER WAS NO!!!! THEY SAY I HAVE TO DRIVE 20 MILES FOR REPAIR AND WAIT FOREVER UNTIL IT GET FIXED THEN ANOTHER 20 MILES TO PICK IT UP!! THEY'RE SAYING FORGET MY[$]BUCKS! NEVER BUY FROM EPSON!!PLUS THE PAPER GET STUCK REALLY EASILY!DO NOT BUY!!! WASTE OF MONEY AND TIME!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Problems with forms jamming

                        By None

                        from Ventura, CA

                        About Me Value Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Jams Easily

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                            This is the 2nd of same model. Seems to be very sensitive of any bump or wrinkle in forms.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Loud!

                            By NikNak

                            from Milwaukee, WI

                            Comments about EPSON® Dot Matrix Printers; FX-890:

                            The printer does it's job, but alot of times the paper gets jammed up and also it is TOO LOUD!! Does Epson make any other printers similar to this one that isn't so loud? IF anyone knows please advise..... thanks :0)

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