Epson FX-890 | Dot Matrix Printers | Printers

Rapid print speed of up to 680 Characters Per Second (12 CPI)


  • A high-value performer, the Epson FX-890 offers the durability and ease of use required for critical daily print requirements. This 9-pin, narrow-carriage workhorse boasts an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and speeds of up to 680 cps.


Extreme reliability in demanding print environments

  • Offers an MTBF rating of 20,000 POH and a 400 million character print head life


Achieve optimum efficiency with 7 Part Forms printout (1 original + 6 copies)

  • Flexibility is assured by handling up to 1 original and 5 copies (1+6 copies with pull tractor).




Category    : Printers

Model       : Dot-Matrix Printers

Brochure  : FX-890.pdf

Brand     : Epson

Manual  : epson_FX_890_Manual.PDF

  • Features
  • Specifications

9-Pin Dot Matrix Printer

Fastest printer in its class

Speed: up to 566cps (10cpi)

Prints up to 7-part forms

Versatile paper paths

Optional network connectivity.


Printing Method                                Impact dot matrix

Number of Pins                                  9 pins

Number of columns                          80 columns

Needles                                             18 Needles (2 x 9)



Printing Speed                                  NLQ: 12 cpi: 125 chars/s, 10 cpi: 104 chars/s,Draft: 10 cpi: 419 chars/s, HighSpeed-Draft: 12 cpi: 680 chars/s, 10 cpi: 566 chars/s

Carbon Copies                                   6 plus one original

Character Tables                               PC437, PC708, PC720, PC850, PC858, PC864, Roman 8

Printing Resolution                           240 x 144 DPI



Interfaces                                      Type B interface, RS-232 (optional), USB 2.0 Type B, Wired Network , Bidirectional parallel


Energy Use                                         53 Watt, 3.4 Watt (standby)
Product dimensions                           414‎ x 350 x 168 mm (Width x Depth x Height)

Product weight                                   7.2 kg

Humidity                                             Operation 10% - 80%, Storage 10% - 80%

Compatible Operating Systems        Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Included Software                               Epson Status Monitor

Mean Time Between Failures             20,000 Hours

Print Head Life                                    400 Million Strokes/Wire

Memory                                                128 kB Included

Ribbon Yield                                       7500000 characters Black Draft

What′s in the box                                Driver and utilities (CD), Main unit, Power cable, Ribbon, Setup guide, Software (CD), User manual (CD), Warranty document