Lexmark Forms Printer 4227 plus


High Performance

Built for speed, printing at speeds up to 720 cps (150 cps in Near Letter Quality) on continuous form or cut sheet, 8 part multipart forms and labels or envelopes.

The unique 400 million-character printhead life lowers maintenance costs while the 18 pin design extends print head life. Virtually straight paper path eliminates jamming while the new autogap printhead automatically adjusts to form or paper thickness and any size between 76 mm (3 in.) and 559 mm (22 in.).

10,000 hour mean time between failure rating (at 50% duty) and 60KB buffer memory.Tractor 2 feed option to load two forms simultaneously and switch between them with one touch of a button.


Connects to all major network systems using Lexmark's MarkNet N7002e Fast Ethernet Print Server. Ships with 60KB memory.

Warranty Information

1-Year Warranty

Tech Specs

Size (mm - H x W x D)

275 x 619 x 287 mm

Packaged Size (mm - H x W x D)

397 x 793 x 422 mm


16.5 kg

Product Warranty

1 Year OnSite Repair

Packaged Weight, kg

18.2 kg



Product Certifications

UL 60950-1, CSA, FCC Class B, ICES-003 Class B, CB IEC 60950-1, SEMKO, GS (TÜV), CE Class B, C-Tick Class B, SABS EM 55022 Class B, EN 55024

Specified Operating Environment

Humidity: 8 to 80% Relative Humidity, Temperature: 10 to 40°C

Country of Origin


Average Power (Printing)

135 watts

Print Technology

Dual 9-Pin Dot Matrix


240 x 144 dots per inch

Print Speeds

Up to 600 cps Draft @ 10 cpi, Up to 720 cps Fast Draft @ 10 cpi, Up to 150 cps Near Letter Quality @ 10 cpi


60 (Receive Buffer) KB

Noise Level (Print), Operating

55 dBA

Maximum Print Line (mm)

345.4 mm

Paper Handling Standard

Single Sheet Manual Feed, Front Tractor Feeder

Paper Handling Optional

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

Media Sizes Supported

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), 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 cut forms (420 mm maximum page width, 76 mm minimum page width, 559 mm maximum page length, 76 mm minimum page length)

Media Types Supported

Envelopes, Labels, Multi-part forms- Up to 1+7 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

Standard 15 million characters (draft mode at 10 cpi) - Fabric 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 Server 2003 x64 running Terminal Services, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Vista x64, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7 x64

Standard Ports

Centronics IEEE 1284 Bidirectional Parallel, Serial RS232C / RS422

Optional Network Ports

External MarkNet™ N7002e Fast Ethernet (parallel)

Printer Languages (Standard)

Epson Emulation, Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS)

Text Fonts

Fast Draft, Draft, Courier, Gothic, 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi

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