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Epson TM-U220 Roll-Tape Printer

  • Nine-pin dot matrix printhead 
  • 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


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CE Mark UL Listed CSA

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm California Proposition 65

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 × 9 and 9 × 9 dot matrix

Character Height:
0.12 standard font

Character Set:
95 alphanumeric characters
37 international characters
128 × 12 graphic characters

Line Spacing:
0.17 in (4.32 mm)

Printhead Life:
Approximately 100 million strokes/pin

Form Thickness:
0.002 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:
(L × W x H)
Type A: 11.3 × 6.3 × 6.2 in
(286 × 160 × 158 mm)
Type D: 9.7 × 6.3 × 5.4 in
(248 × 160 × 139 mm)

10 lb

Two-year limited
(includes printhead)

CSA certified

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Part # Description List Price Cart
81076 Printer,Tape TM-U220D RS232 Serial, Universal Power Supply, US Power Cord Epson

List Price: $445.00

81077 Printer,Tape TM-U220A RS232 Serial, Take Up Reel, Auto Cutter, Universal Power Supply, US Power Cord

List Price: $660.00

164387 Printer,Tape TM-U220D USB USB, Universal Power Supply, US Power Cord Epson

List Price: $475.00

204682 Printer,Tape TM-U220B Ethernet TCP/IP, Universal Power Supply, US Power Cord Epson Cutter Option

List Price: $655.00


Accessories & Consumables

Part # Description List Price Cart
83007 Printer,Parallel OPT Connect-It OPT, TM-U220 TM-T88IV

List Price: $66.00

35666 Cover,Dust TM-U200, U220

List Price: $63.00

31296 Ribbon CRTG,Purple TM-300, TM-U200, TM-U220, M118D, ERC-30 ERC-34 ERC-38

List Price: $12.75

66499 Ribbon CRTG,TM300 TMU200 TM-U220, M118D ERC-30/34/38 Red/Black

List Price: $12.75

69916 Paper Roll,3 Inch Wide 150ft Long 1 Ply White Bond 1/2 in Core 3 in OD

List Price: $5.25

69915 Paper Roll,3 Inch Wide 90ft Long, 2 Ply White/Canary 1/2 In Core 3 In OD Star Epson

List Price: $7.50

35667 LIT,Manual TM-U200 Operator

List Price: $17.00

72309 Power Supply,Star 12VDC Vehicle Cigarette Lighter Plug 12VDC Input and Star Compatible Connector 24VDC Output

List Price: $290.00

23112 Power Supply,Epson PS-180 TM-290II/TM295/TMU200 EU-T432-T1 90-264VAC To 24VDC INCLUDES AC POWER CABLE

List Price: $120.00

Cables, Adapters and Connectivity

Replacement Parts

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