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Discontinued

Lexmark 2481 Forms Printer

Part no.: 12T0537

Features

  • 9-pin dot matrix
  • 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
  • energy star logo

Product Description

High-speed forms handling and exceptional reliability for business printing

Wide Range of Connectivity Options

Supports IBM PPDS emulation with euro support, EPSON emulation. Bidirectional parallel IEEE-1284 standard and USB standard, internal RS-232C serial option, optional Lexmark N4000e Fast Ethernet, N4050e 802.11g Wireless or MarkNet N7000e Fast Ethernet print servers.


Model Performance, Extremely Versatile

Speed: 9-wire fast draft: 510 characters per second (cps) in Fast Draft mode at 12 characters per inch (cpi). Paper feed speed: Up to 7 inches per second (ips). Prints a wide range of media: 1+5 multi-part forms for 9-wire, plain paper and envelopes. Prints media of varying thickness: 9-wire: Up to 0.020". Noise level: a quiet 53 dBA (front microphone NLQ mode).


Easy to Use

Easy paper handling assured by single sheets and continuous forms loaded simultaneously. Standard-yield re-inking ribbon -- prints up to 4 million characters (in Draft mode at 10 cpi). Optional high-yield re-inking ribbon -- prints up to 8 million characters (in Draft mode at 10 cpi). The Lexmark Forms Printer 2400 series has a long printhead life for minimal user intervention. Six languages are supported in the setup menu: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.

General Specs

Part no. 12T0537
Print technology
  • 9-pin dot matrix
Media sizes supported
  • Single-part or multi-part cut Forms (420mm maximum page width, 76mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 76mm minimum page length), Single-part or multi-part continuous Forms (406mm maximum page width, 76mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 76mm minimum page length), Wide Sheet Fed Paper (364mm maximum page width, 105mm minimum page width, 559mm maximum page length, 139mm minimum page length)
Standard connectivity
  • USB port (compatible with USB 2.0 specification), Centronics IEEE 1284 bidirectional parallel
Size (HxWxD)
  • 195 x 634 x 290 mm
Weight
  • 9,8 kg
Packaged size (HxWxD)
  • 325 x 751 x 408 mm
Packaged weight
  • 12,3 kg

Printing

Resolution
  • 240 x 144 dpi
Maximum print line
  • 345,4 mm
Mean Time Between Failures
  • MTBF:
  • 12.500 POH @ 25% duty cycle

Paper Handling

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)
Paper handling
  • standard:
  • Front Tractor Feeder
Paper handling
  • optional:
  • Automatic Sheet Feeder (wide), Tractor 2 (wide)

Cartridges & Imaging

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

Hardware

Memory
  • 96 (Receive Buffer) KB
Printer languages
  • standard:
  • Personal Printer Data Stream (PPDS), Epson emulation
Text fonts
  • 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20 cpi, Fast Draft, Draft, Courier, Gothic
Bar Codes
  • Code 3 of 9, EAN-13, Interleaved 2 of 5, US Postal (POSTNET 5-digit ZIP Code), Code 128, UPC-A, EAN-8

Connectivity

Optional local ports
  • Internal RS-232C serial
Optional network ports
  • MarkNet N7020e Gigabit Ethernet (external), MarkNet N7002e Fast Ethernet - parallel (external), N4000e Fast Ethernet print server (print only), MarkNet N7000e Fast Ethernet - USB (external), N4050e 802.11g Wireless print server (print only)

Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows operating systems supported
  • Windows 2000, Windows NT (4.00/4.00 Server), Windows Vista, Windows 98 2nd Edition, Windows Me, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista x64
Linux operating systems supported
  • Red Hat Linux 7.2, 7.3, 8.0, SUSE Linux 7.2, 7.3, 8.0

Electrical & Operation

Noise level / Noise Level
  • Operating:
  • 0 dBA (idle)
  • 53 dBA (Print)
Average power while printing
  • 38 Watt
Average power in standby
  • 7 Watt
Specified operating environment
  • Temperature: 10 to 40°C (50 to 104°F)
  • Humidity: 8 to 90% relative humidity
Product certifications
  • Energy Star, UL 60950-1, CSA, FCC Class B, CB IEC 60950-1, SEMKO, GS (TÜV), CE Class B, SMA C-Tick
UNSPSC code
  • 43212102
Country of origin
  • Singapore

Warranties

Product guarantee
  • 1 year On Site Repair

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