Lexmark Forms Printer 2581+

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Lexmark Forms Printer 2581+

Fast, reliable forms printing

The Lexmark Forms Printer 2581+ provides high-speed wide forms printing and features such as high-yield ribbons, multi-part form support, and character and page monitoring.

Part #: 11C2887
  • Black Black
  • Up to 618 cps at 12 cpi Up to 618 cps at 12 cpi
  • Multi-Part Forms Multi-Part Forms
Reliability and performance
Reliability and performance

Print speeds up to 618 cps at 12 cpi and a rugged design that can handle extreme environments and workloads help you to be productive no matter where you are.

Flexible paper handling
Flexible paper handling

Easily switch between push and pull feeds and print on multiple types of media, including single-part or multi-part continuous forms, sheet-fed wide paper, and single-part or multi-part cut forms.

Easy to use
Easy to use

The easy-to-use operator panel lets you access all of the printer functions, monitor character and page counts and preview fonts.

Long lasting supplies
Long lasting supplies

Replace supplies less often with powerful print heads that last up to 300 million characters and the availability of re-inking ribbons that can print up to 8 million characters.

Print Technology 9-Pin Dot Matrix
Print Speeds Up to 100 cps Near Letter Quality @ 12 cpi
Up to 400 cps Draft @ 12 cpi
Up to 618 cps Fast Draft @ 12 cpi
Noise Level, Idle 15 dBA
Noise Level (Print), Operating 57 dBA
Memory 512 KB
Maximum Print Line (mm) 345.4 mm
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 12,500 POH @ 25% duty cycle
Resolution 240 x 144 dots per inch
Supplies Yield Standard 4 million characters (draft mode at 10 cpi) - Re-Inking Ribbon
Optional 8 million characters (draft mode at 10 cpi)- Re-Inking Ribbon
Paper Handling Standard Front Tractor Feeder
Paper Handling Optional Tractor 2 (wide)
Automatic Sheet Feeder (wide)
Media Types Supported Forms or Paper - 60 to 90 gsm (0.11mm maximum paper thickness)
Single-part forms - 60 to 90 gsm (0.11 mm paper thickness)
Multi-part forms - Up to 1+5 Parts (up to 0.51 mm paper thickness)
Media Sizes Supported Single-part or multi-part cut forms (420 mm maximum page width, 76 mm minimum page width, 559 mm maximum page length, 76 mm minimum page length)
Wide sheet fed paper (364 mm maximum page width, 105 mm minimum page width, 559 mm maximum page length, 139 mm minimum page length)
Single-part or multi-part continuous forms (406 mm maximum page width, 76 mm minimum page width, 559 mm maximum page length, 76 mm minimum page length)
Microsoft Windows Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
Microsoft Windows XP x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista x64
Linux Operating Systems Supported SUSE Linux 10.0, 10.1, 10.2
Linspire Linux 5.0
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1, 4.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11
Novell Operating Systems Supported Novell NetWare 5.x, 6.x with iPrint or Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS)
UNIX Operating Systems Supported Sun Solaris SPARC 8, 9, 10
IBM AIX 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
HP-UX 11.11
Sun Solaris x86 10
Standard Ports Centronics IEEE 1284 Bidirectional Parallel
Optional Local Ports Internal RS-232C serial
Optional Network Ports External MarkNet™ N7020e Gigabit Ethernet
External MarkNet™ N7002e Fast Ethernet (parallel)
External MarkNet™ N7000e Fast Ethernet (USB)
Text Fonts Fast Draft, Draft, Courier, Gothic
10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi
Proportional Spaced (PS)
Printer Languages (Standard) Okidata MICROLINE Emulation
Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS)
Epson Emulation
Bar Codes Industrial 2 of 5
Codabar (NW-7)
Code 3 of 9
Code 128
US Postal (POSTNET 5-digit ZIP Code)
Interleaved 2 of 5
UNSPSC Code 43212102
Size (mm - H x W x D) 195 x 634 x 290 mm
Weight 9.8 kg
Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D) 325 x 751 x 408 mm
Packaged Weight, kg 12.3 kg
Product Certifications UL 60950-1, CSA, FCC Class B, VCCI, CB IEC 60950-1, SEMKO, GS (TÜV), CE Class B, SMA C-Tick
Product Warranty 1-Year Exchange Service
Country of Origin Indonesia
Harmonized Tariff Code 8443.32.1080
Lexmark Forms Printer 2581+
Standard yield re-inking ribbon
Power cord
Software and documentation CD
Setup sheet
Operator panel overlays
Safety instruction sheet
Ethernet, USB or parallel cables are not included. Please purchase separately.
Regular Cartridges  What is this?
Name Yield Type Page Yield
High Yield Black Re-Inking Ribbon
Standard Yield Black Re-inking Ribbon

* For more information on how page yields are determined, please   click here .