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M-T500II Thermal Printer

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Epson's high performance M-T500II thermal printer mechanism provides the quick speed and durability required for high-transaction, graphical applications such as ATMs, kiosks and gaming. And it offers both curved and straight paper paths for maximum flexibility in orientation.

The matching Epson BA-T500II controller board with 32-bit microprocessor guarantees the highest possible throughput and unlimited use of Windows® graphics and fonts without sacrificing performance.

  • Fastest printer in its class even in full-graphic mode
  • Easily handles thick paper and tickets up to 180 um (7.1 mils)
  • Offered with Epson BA-T500II controller board with both serial and parallel interfaces
  • High-speed drivers for Windows 95/98 and NT 4.0
  • Curl or straight paper path for thick roll or card paper
  • Long-life autocutter with choice of full or partial cut
  • Resident bar codes and downloadable graphics for label and ticket printing
  • One-hand paper loading and jam-resistant

Print Other:

Printing Technology: High-Speed Direct Thermal MechanismPrint Resolution: 8 dots/mmPrint Speed: Up to 250mm/sec


Temperature: Operating: 0-50° CHumidity: Operating: 10-80%Dimensions:
  • M-T530IIA/540IIA:
    • Width: 126.9mm
    • Depth: 91.9mm
    • Height: 57.5mm
  • M-T510IIA/520IIA:
    • Width: 102.9mm
    • Depth: 91.9mm
    • Height: 57.5mm
  • M-T530IIA/540IIA: Approx. 510g
  • M-T510IIA/520IIA: Approx. 460g
Safety Approvals: CSA/TUV/UL/CE

Media Handling:

  • M-T530IIA/540IIA: 80/82.5mm
  • M-T510IIA/520IIA: 58/60mm
  • Curl path: 56 to 90um (2.2-3.5 mils)
  • Straight path: 56 to 150um (2.2-5.9 mils)
Roll Diameter: 10 inches (Max)

Control Board:

Processor: 32-bit 20MHz Toshiba TMP94 SeriesFirmware: 4 Mbit flash ROM, host or network upgradeableData Buffer: 4KUser Memory: 192K for downloadable logos and special charactersMean Current: At 24 VDC:
  • M-T510II/520II Series:
    • 25% print duty: 1.75A
    • 100% print duty: 9.0A (assumes 25% print ratio)
  • M-T530II/540II Series:
    • 25% print duty: 1.50A
    • 100% print duty: 6.5A
Thermal Print Head Control: Historical controlPaper Feed: Semi-automatic loading or paper feed switchSoftware:
  • Epson industry standard ESC/POS command language
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/XP/Vista/7/NT 4.0
  • Exclusive Windows Status Monitor program (API)
  • UNIX
Power Supply Input: 24 VDC +/-10% (Epson PS-170, w/ CN3 adapter, is sufficient for most applications)Ports:
  • RS-232 serial interface (4800, 9600, 19200, 38400 bps) – DB-9 connector
  • IEEE-1284 bi-directional parallel interface – Centronics compatible connector
  • Optional USB interface or future interface offering
Options Connector: Optional interface and sensor boardsRemote Display Connector: Printer Status LED's, paper feed switch and low paper sensor

POS Details:

  • Mechanism (MCBF): 37 million lines
  • Thermal head (LIFE): 100Km/100 million pulses
  • Auto-cutter (LIFE): 1.0 million cuts
  • Paper-end sensor: Photosensor
  • Print-head temp. sensor: Thermistor
  • Platen-open sensor: Micro-switch
  • Black-mark sensor: Reflecting(Option)
  • Auto-cut blade position: Micro-switch


Power Source:
  • Head/motor: 24 VDC +/-10%
  • Circuit: 5 VDC +/-5%