Reliable performance – Delivers consistent results even in tight spaces

The compact, ML5100FB eco features a front in, front out paper-feed operation, enabling it to produce reliable results even in awkward locations and customer service points where space is at a premium.

  • Compact size
  • 80 column flatbed dot matrix printer
  • 10,000 hours mean time between failures MTBF (duty cycle 25%, page density 35%)

Sharp output – Crisp, 24-pin print head quality

Crisp 24-pin print quality delivers sharp text and barcodes at quick speeds, making the ML5100FB eco ideal for printing detailed notes and small labels.

  • Long-life 24-pin print head for high-quality print results
  • Up to 375 characters per second (cps) print speed

On-demand delivery – Prints tickets, cheques, prescriptions and appointment cards on demand

Cut sheets can be fed front in or front out, making the ML5100FB eco an ideal addition for businesses printing individual tickets, cheques, prescriptions and appointment cards on demand. Continuous paper is handled by the built-in rear push tractor, with a sharp serrated edge on the front access cover providing easy tear-off.

  • Flat paper path feeds heavier papers, labels and multi-part forms with total reliability
  • Cut sheets can be fed front in or front out
  • Sharp serrated edge on the front access cover providing easy tear-off
  • Capable of printing up to 1 original and 4 copies

Cost-effective – Power consumption just 1.7W in Sleep Mode, reducing running costs

Developed with eco-friendly technology, the efficient ML5100FB eco consumes just 1.7W in sleep mode, reducing running costs and energy consumption.

  • Power consumption in Sleep Mode at just 1.7W
  • 2 million character ribbon life


Printing Technology Serial Impact Dot Matrix Method
Print Head 24 Pin
Dot Wire Diameter 0.2 mm
Print Direction Bidirectional/Unidirectional printing, Short line-seeking printing
Graphic Resolution Max. 360(H) x 360(V) dpi
Print Speed High Speed Draft : 333 cps, Utility : 250 cps, Letter Quality : 83 cps
Line Feed Pitch 4.23mm (1/6 “), 3.18mm (1/8 “), n x 0.42mm(m/60 “)(m=0-127), n x 0.14mm(n/180 “)(n=0-255), n x 0.07mm(n/360 “) (n=0-255)
Feed Speed 4.5 inches per second
Feed Rate 4.23mm(1/6”) line feed: Approx. 48 milliseconds
Paper Route Manual (Front), Tractor feeder (Rear)
Character Pitch High Speed Draft : 10.0 cpi
Utility : 10.0 cpi, 12.0 cpi, 15.0 cpi, 17.1 cpi, 20.0 cpi
Letter Quality : 10.0 cpi, 12.0 cpi, 15.0 cpi, 17.1 cpi, 20.0 cpi, Propotional
Printing Width 80 characters/line at ANK 10 cpi
Interface IEEE1284-1994 Bi-directional Parallel, USB 2.0 (Full Speed), RS-232C (25pin)
Emulation ESC/P emulation, IBM ProPrinter emulation, IBM AGM emulation
Supported OS Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64
Receive Buffer Max. 64KB
Resident Font Utility, High Speed Draft, LQ Roman, LQ Courier, LQ Swiss, LQ Prestige, LQ Orator, LQ Swiss Bold, OCR-A, OCR-B
Font Style Double Width, Double Height, Enhanced, Emphasized, Bold, Italics, Over score, Outline, Shadow, Underline
1-D Barcode UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), Code128, POSTNET, Codabar (NW-7), Industrial 2 of 5, Matrix 2 of 5
Paper Type Continuous paper, Continuous copying paper, Cut sheet, Card, Envelope, Label
Paper Weight Adjustment Manual
Paper Size Continuous paper: Width 76.2-254.0mm x Length 76.2-558.8mm
Single part paper: Width 90.0-257.0mm x Length 70.0-364.0mm
Multi part paper: Width 76.2-254.0mm x Length 76.2-558.8mm
Paper Weight Continuous paper : 45 – 110 gsm
Single part paper : 45 – 135 gsm
Multi part paper : 26 – 34 gsm
Copy Capability Normal print mode: original + 4sheets(Total Thickness < 0.33mm)
High copy print mode: original + 4 sheets(Total Thickness <0.33mm)
Dimensions(WxDxH) 349 x 289 x 180 mm
Operating Environment Operating: 5 – 40 °C, 30 – 85 %RH
Storage: -20 – 60 °C, 0 – 95 %RH
No condensation
Power Source Single phase 220 – 240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz ±2%
Power Consumption Operating: Max. -W (ISO10561 (LQ Roman, Range1) Printing Approx. 45W)
Sleep: < 1.3W
Safety & Environment Regulation Energy Star, EMC-Directive, GS Mark, CE Mark, CCC Mark
Noise Level Operating :Approx. 58 dBA
Idle: < 0 dBA
Power Save: < 0 dBA or Background level
MTBF(Mean Time Before Failure) 10,000 hours
Ribbon Life Black : 2 million characters
Print Head Life *1 Approx. 300 million strokes/ pin
In the Box Ribbon cartridge, Power cable, CD-ROM, Others


*1 Average in 10cpi utility mode at 25%duty and 35% page density