Lexmark 2580 Forms Printer
Energy Star

In the Box

  • Lexmark Forms Printer 2580
  • Standard yield re-inking ribbon
  • Power cord
  • Software and documentation CD
  • Setup sheet
  • Safety instruction sheet
  • Operator panel overlay
  • Guarantee booklet / card

Ethernet, USB or parallel cables not included. Please purchase separately.

Tech Specs

Size (HxWxD)

195 x 492 x 290 mm

Packaged size (HxWxD)

325 x 609 x 408 mm


8 kg

Product guarantee

1 year On Site Service

Packaged weight

10,3 kg



Product certifications

Energy Star, UL 60950-1, CSA, FCC Class B, VCCI, CB IEC 60950-1, SEMKO, GS (TÜV), CE Class B, SMA C-Tick

Pallet weight

169 kg

Specified operating environment

Humidity: 8 to 90% relative humidity, Temperature: 10 to 40°C

Average power while printing

38 Watt

Print technology

9-Pin Dot Matrix


240 x 144 dpi

Print speeds

Up to 304 cps Draft @12 cpi, Up to 510 cps Fast Draft @ 12cpi, Up to 76 cps Near Letter Quality @ 12 cpi


512 KB

Noise level, idle

0 dBA

Noise Level (Print), Operating

56 dBA

Maximum print line

203,2 mm

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

12.500 POH @ 25% duty cycle

Paper handling (standard)

Front Tractor Feeder

Paper handling (optional)

Automatic Sheet Feeder (narrow), Tractor 2 (narrow)

Media sizes supported

Single-part or multi-part continuous Forms (254mm maximum page width, 76mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 76mm minimum page length), Narrow Sheet Fed Paper (215mm maximum page width, 105mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 139mm minimum page length), Single-part or multi-part cut Forms (297mm maximum page width, 76mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 76mm minimum page length)

Media types supported

Multi-part forms - up to 1+5 parts (up to 0,51 mm paper thickness), Single-part forms - 60 to 90 gsm (0,11 mm paper thickness), Forms or paper - 60 to 90 gsm (0,11mm maximum paper thickness)

Supplies yield

Optional 8 million characters (draft mode at 10 cpi) - Re-Inking Ribbon, Standard 4 million characters (draft mode at 10 cpi) - Re-Inking Ribbon

Microsoft Windows operating systems supported

Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows NT (4.00/4.00 Server), Microsoft Windows Me, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows 98 2nd Edition, Microsoft Windows XP x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Vista x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7 x64, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Linux operating systems supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.0, 9.0, 10, 11, Debian GNU/Linux 3.1, 4.0, Linspire Linux 5.0, SUSE Linux 10.0, 10.1, 10.2

Standard connectivity

Centronics IEEE 1284 bidirectional parallel, USB port (compatible with USB 2.0 specification)

Other attachment options

RS-232C serial interface card

Optional connectivity

N4000e Fast Ethernet print server (print only), MarkNet N7020e Gigabit Ethernet (external), MarkNet N7000e Fast Ethernet - USB (external), MarkNet N7002e Fast Ethernet - parallel (external)

Printer languages (standard)

Epson emulation, Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS), Okidata MICROLINE emulation

Text fonts

Fast Draft, Draft, Courier, Gothic, 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi, Proportional Spaced (PS)

Bar Codes

EAN-8, UPC-A, Code 3 of 9, UPC-E, Codabar (NW-7), EAN-13, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Code 128, US Postal (POSTNET 5-digit ZIP Code)

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