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Epson TM-U230 Kitchen Receipt Printer

General Information

EPSON's TM-U230 single-station impact printer is ruggedized to provide reliable, high-quality performance in kitchen environments. Built with the same high quality and reliability of EPSON's best-selling TM-U200B impact printer, the new TM-U230 offers fast, two-color order printing and an exceptionally durable case that stands up to harsh kitchen conditions.

Time saving features of the TM-U230 are designed to make the employee training time fast and efficient. Because space is at a premium in busy kitchens, the TM-U230 can be installed on a counter or wall using an optional wall hanging bracket. Paper loading is semi-automatic, and the printer has a "near out" and "paper out" sensors with a built in buzzer alert.

  • High-quality impact printer specially designed for kitchen environments
  • Speedy, easy-to-read one- and two-color order printing
  • Flexible installation on countertop or wall using optional wall-hanging bracket
  • Semi-automatic paper loading
  • Convenient "near-end paper" and "paper out" sensors

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  • Product Specifications

    Print method

    9-pin, serial impact dot-matrix

    Print Font

    7 x 9/9 x 9

    Column capacity

    40/56 or 33/35

    Character size

    1.2 x 3.1 mm (W x H)/1.6 x 3.1 mm (W x H)
    {0.05 x 0.12"/0.06 x 0.12"}

    Character set

    95 Alphanumeric, 37 International, 128 x 12 Graphic

    Characters per inch

    16 cpi (7 x 9 font)/13.3 cpi (9 x 9 font)

    Printer Interface Options

    RS- 232, Bi-directional parallel, Dealer option: RS- 485, USB, Connect-It™ family*

    Data buffer

    16 KB or 1 KB

    Print speed

    3.5 lps (at 40 columns, 16 cpi), 6.4 lps (at 16 columns, 16 cpi)

    Paper dimensions

    76 ± 0.5 x diameter 83 mm {2.99 ± 0.02 x diameter 3.27"}

    Paper thickness

    0.06 to 0.085 mm {0.0024 to 0.0033"}

    Copy capability

    One original and one copy

    Inked ribbon

    ERC-38 (purple, black, black/red)

    Ribbon life

    Purple: 4 million characters, Black: 3 million characters
    Black/red: 1.5 million characters black, 750,000 characters red

    Power supply (option)


    Power consumption

    Approx. 38 W operating, 3 W standby

    D.K.D. function

    2 drivers

    Reliability MTBF

    180,000 hours


    18 million lines


    1 million cuts

    Overall dimensions

    166 x 168 x 259.5 mm (W x D x H) {6.5 x 6.6 x 10.2"}


    Approx. 2.7 kg {5.94 lb}

    Control Board

    EMC standards VCCI class A, FCC class A, CE marking, Canada EMI, AS/NZS 3548

    Safety standards

    UL, CSA, TÜV (EN60950)

    Call Us @ 239-693-3800

    Our Price $399



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