Business flexibility – In-built settings provide versatile paper handling

The versatile ML5521eco manages cut sheets, continuous feed paper and multi-part forms with flexible paper handling, making it ideal for a wide range of retail, industrial and business applications.

  • 136-column dot matrix printer
  • Top, bottom and rear paper input paths, built-in rear push tractor feed unit
  • Optional bottom push and top pull tractor units
  • Low-tear and auto-park features accurately position continuous forms at the perforation, helping to eliminate paper waste

Fast throughput – Super-fast, reliable high-volume document and forms printing

Super fast and ultra reliable the ML5521eco features a long lasting rack-and-pinion drive system and a protective, impact-resistance chassis. With rapid print speeds of up to 570 characters per second (cps), it powers efficiently through high volume documents and forms.

  • Up to 570cps print speed
  • High mean time between failures (MTBF) of 20,000 hours

Multi-part forms – Produces up to six copies simultaneously

Printing up to 6 copies, the efficient, wide carriage ML5521eco delivers a wide range of documents including picking lists, reports, spreadsheets and other documents. Easy-to-use and with barcoding facilities, it is well suited to forms printing at customer service points in wholesale and service environments.

  • Multi-part paper handling (original + 5 copies)
  • Scalable fonts and barcode support
  • USB and Parallel interfaces with RS232 and Network options
  • OKI Microline, IBM and Epson emulations

Low running costs – In-built energy saving technology and durable print head

Cost-effective with low running costs, the ML5521eco features long lasting consumables and energy saving OKI system on chip (SoC) technology.

  • Eco-friendly technology, sleep mode consumes just 1.5W
  • Powerful, highly durable 9-pin print head
  • Easy change 4 million character cartridge ribbon

Specifications

Printing Technology Serial Impact Dot Matrix Method
Print Head 9 Pin
Dot Wire Diameter 0.3 mm
Print Direction Bidirectional/Unidirectional printing, Short line-seeking printing
Graphic Resolution Max. 240(H) x 216(V) dpi
Line Feed Pitch 4.23mm (1/6 “), 3.18mm (1/8 “), n x 0.35mm(n/72 “) (n=1-85), n x 0.18mm(n/144 “) (n=0-255), n x 0.12mm(n/216 “) (n=0-255)
Feed Speed 4.5 inches per second
Feed Rate 4.23mm(1/6”) line feed: Approx. 48 milliseconds
Paper Route Tractor feeder (Rear), Tractor feeder (Bottom), Manual (Top), Cut sheet feeder (Rear)
Character Pitch Super Speed Draft : 12.0 cpi
High Speed Draft : 10.0 cpi, 12.0 cpi, 15.0 cpi, 17.1 cpi, 20.0 cpi
Utility : 10.0 cpi, 12.0 cpi, 15.0 cpi, 17.1 cpi, 20.0 cpi, Propotional
Near Letter Quality : 10.0 cpi, 12.0 cpi, 15.0 cpi, 17.1 cpi, 20.0 cpi, Propotional
Printing Width 136 characters/line at ANK 10 cpi
Interface IEEE1284-1994 Bi-directional Parallel, USB 2.0 (Full Speed), (Optional) 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T, (Optional) RS-232C (25pin)
Emulation OKI Microline, ESC/P emulation, IBM ProPrinter 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. 128KB
Resident Font High Speed Draft, Utility, NLQ Courier, NLQ Gothic, Scalable Courier, Scalable Gothic, OCR-B
Font Style Bold, Double Width, Double Height, Emphasized, Italics, Over score, 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 76.2-406.4mm x Length 76.2-355.6mm
Single part paper: Width 99.1-363.2mm x Length 99.1-356.0mm
Multi part paper: Width 76.2-406.4mm x Length 76.2-355.6mm
Paper Weight Continuous paper : 45 – 90 gsm
Single part paper : 45 – 90 gsm
Multi part paper : 35 – 40 gsm
Copy Capability Normal print mode: original + 5sheets(Total Thickness < 0.36mm)
Dimensions(WxDxH) 552 x 345 x 153 mm
Operating Environment Operating: 5 – 35 °C, 20 – 80 %RH
Storage: -10 – 50 °C, 5 – 95 %RH
No condensation
Power Source Single phase 220 – 240 VAC ±10%, 50/60 Hz ±2%
Power Consumption Operating: Max. -W (ISO10561 (Utility, Range1) Printing Approx. 51W)
Power Save: < 1.7W
Safety & Environment Regulation Energy Star, EMC-Directive, CE Mark, GS Mark
Noise Level Operating :Approx. 56 dBA
Idle: < 0 dBA
Power Save: < 0 dBA or Background level
Quiet Mode: < 52 dBA
MTBF(Mean Time Before Failure) 20,000 hours
Ribbon Life Black : 4 million characters
Print Head Life *1 Approx. 600 million strokes/ pin
In the Box Ribbon cartridge, Power cable, CD-ROM, Others

Footnotes;

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