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Printronix P7005 Cartridge Ribbon Matrix Printer

The P7005 printer represents the best line printer ever made and the ideal solution for high volume low cost printing of mission critical reports, forms and labels.


Printronix P7005 Printer Features


  • Text: 500 lpm, graphics: 63 inches per minute
  • P7000 Ultra Capacity ribbon - up to 300% longer life with darker, sharper print
  • Low cost of operation - typically 10X lower than laser or serial matrix
  • Forms flexibility - straight paper path and heavy duty pulling power
  • 100% duty cycle - designed for relentless printing path and heavy duty pulling power
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Configurations and Specifications below

Printronix P7005 Line Matrix Printer

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Printronix P7005 Printer Standard Configurations
Part Number Description
To order call 1-800-243-3338
P7005 500 LPM Open Pedestal and Paper Tray
P7005ZT 500 LPM Zero Tear Pedestal
Printronix P7005 Printer Consumables
Part Number Description
Click on any part number for pricing. Buy online or call 1-800-243-3338
255049-102 P7000 Standard Life Cartridge ribbon
255048-102 P7000 Extended Life Cartridge ribbon
255048-402 P7000 Extended Life Cartridge ribbon
255050-402 P7000 Extended Life HD Cartridge ribbon
255542-401 P7000 Specialty Secuirty Cartridge ribbon
255163-001 P7000 Standard Capacity Ribbon
179499-001 P7000 Ultra Capacity Ribbon
255161-001 P7000 Ultra Capacity Plus Ribbon
250145-001 P7000 Ultra Capacity HD Ribbon
255164-001 P7000 Ultra Capacity HD Plus Ribbon
179488-001 Label Ribbon
179490-001 Red Text Ribbon
179491-001 Blue Text Ribbon
179492-001 Green Text Ribbon
179493-001 Security Ribbon
179494-001 Quick Dry Ribbon
179496-001 Tamper Evident Ribbon
179498-001 Laundry Ribbon
Printronix P7005 Printer Options
Part Number Description
Call 1-800-243-3338
179968-001 IPDS
177631-001 ANSI
177635-001 PCL 2 (LJ compatible) 2
177634-001 TN5250/TN3270
177636-001 LG (DEC compatible)
177629-001 PGL/VGL
Printronix P7005 Line Matrix Printer Specifications
Technology type Impact Line Matrix
Print Speed (text) 500 lines per minute
Print Speed (graphics) 63 inches per minute
Consumables Darkest longest lasting ribbon for bar code, OCR and text applications – 90 million character
Dynamic Font Selection Selectable printing styling of bold, italic, double wide, double high, overstrike, underline, subscript and superscript. Provides a large combination of character fonts.
Resident Character Sets Unicode UTF-8 and over 100 multinational sets including IBM World Trade, ECMA Latin
1, DEC Multinational, IBM Code Page 437 and 850, OCR A, OCR B
Characters Per Inch 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 17.1, 20 (except NLQ for 20 pitch)
Lines Per Inch 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12 (plus variable line spacing)
Resolution 180 dpi Horizontal, 144 dpi Vertical
Fonts NLQ Serif, NLQ Sans Serif, Data Processing, High Speed, OCR A, OCR B
Bar Codes 30 resident symbologies, including Code 39, EAN 8/13, UPC A/E, Postnet, Royal Mail, Interleaved 2 of 5, and PDF 417
Emulation Printronix P-Series, P Series XQ, Serial Matrix, IBM ProPrinter III XL, Epson FX-1050
Interface and Connectivity RS-232 Parallel IEEE-1284/Centronics
Paper Handling Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation. 14 and 12 channel electronic vertical format unit, paper-out detector and alarm, paper motion detector and alarm
Paper Size 3" to 17"
Paper Weight 15 to 100 lbs. up to 0.025" thickness
Physical Specifications (HxWxD) Pedestal - Height 36" (914mm) 42.5" (1080mm) 42.5" (1080mm)
Cabinet - Width 25.3" (640mm) 27.0" (686mm) 27.0" (686mm)
Shipping Weight 148 lbs. (77.2kg) 285lbs. (129.3kg) 305lbs. (138.5kg)
Acoustics 62 dBA
Temperature 50° to 104° F
10° to 40° C
Power Requirements Auto Ranging 100-120 VAC, 200-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz