Epson LQ-850 / 950 / 1050

Language: Epson

Speed: 300 CPS 10 CPI HS-Draft, 246 CPS 10 CPI Draft, 295 CPS 12 CPI Draft, 82 CPS 10 CPI LQ

Memory: 6K Buffer

Graphics: 60,180,360 DPI

No. of Pins: 24

 FontsPaperSettingsInterfaces

Epson LQ-850 / 950 / 1050 Fonts

Internal Fonts

Typeface Quality Pitches
High Speed Draft Draft 10
Draft Draft 10, 12, 15
Roman LQ 10, 12, 15, Proportional
Sans Serif LQ 10, 12, 15, Proportional

All fonts except high-speed draft available in double-high, double-wide, emphasized, double-strike, italic, underline, superscript, subscript, outline and shadow.

Optional Fonts - Multi-font Module #7407

Typeface Quality Pitches
Courier LQ 10, 12, 15
Prestige LQ 10, 12, 15
Script LQ 10, 12, 15
OCR-B LQ 10
OCR-A LQ 10
Orator LQ 10
Orator-S LQ 10

Epson LQ-850 / 950 / 1050 Paper Handling

Continuous Feeding

Tractor Feed: Push Feeder standard

Optional Feeders: Optional Pull Tractors: #7311 (850), #7313 (950), #7312 (1050)
Single Bin Cut Sheet Feeders: #7339 (850), #7345 (950), #7340 (1050)
Dual Bin Cut Sheet Feeders: #7346 (850), #7347 (950), #7348 (1050)

Manual Feeding

1. Press the [ON LINE] button to take the printer off line. Open the paper guide cover.

2. If tractor feed paper is loaded, tear off any outgoing paper. Press the [LOAD/EJECT] button to feed the continuous paper backward into the standby position. The PAPER OUT light will turn on.

3. Push the paper release lever back to the single sheet position.

4. Lift the paper guide until it locks into place.

5. Move the left edge guide until it rests against the guide mark. Adjust the right edge guide to match the width of your paper.

6. Close the paper guide cover.

7. Slide a sheet of paper down between the edge guides until it meets resistance and the PAPER OUT light goes off. After about two seconds, the printer loads the paper automatically and sets itself ON LINE.

8. Initiate printing command from software.

Epson LQ-850 / 950 / 1050 Settings

The DIP switches are located on the back of the printer next to the interface connector.

SW Description Setting  
1-1 Character Set (SW 1-4 OFF) USA
to   France
1-3   Germany
    UK
    Denmark I
    Sweden
    Italy
    Spain I
  Graphics Character Set (SW 1-4 ON) United States
    Multilingual
    Portugal
    Canada-French
    Norway
1-4 Character Table Graphics
    Italics
1-5 Print Direction for Graphics Unidirectional
    Bi-directional
1-6 High Speed Draft OFF
    ON
1-7 Cut Sheet Feeder ON
    OFF
1-8 Skip over perforation ON
    OFF
2-1 Page Length 11 inches
to   12 inches
2-2   8.5 inches
    11.7 inches
2-3 Interface Parallel
2-4   Serial Even
    Serial Odd
    Serial None
2-5 Baud Rate 9600 BPS
2-6   19200 BPS
    1200 BPS
    300 BPS
2-7 Short Tear Off Mode ON
    OFF
2-8 Auto Line Feed ON
    OFF

Epson LQ-850 / 950 / 1050 Interfaces

The interface connector is located on the back of the printer towards the right side.

Parallel

Availability: Standard

Connection: Centronics Female

Activation: DIP Switches

Serial

Availability: Standard RS-232

Connection: DB 25

Activation: DIP Switches

Optional Interfaces:

#8143 New Serial Interface

#8148 Intelligent Serial Interface

#8165 Intelligent IEEE-488 interface

#8172 32KB buffered parallel interface

#8641 Coax interface

#8642 Twinax interface