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OpenPrint 8000: The World’s First PostScript & PDF Line Printer

OpenPrint 8000 High Definition Line PrinterOur OpenPrint™ Cartridge Series of high definition line impact printers is compatible with today’s modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) environments including Oracle®, SAP®, Linux® and Windows®. It combines the flexibility and enhanced graphic performance offered by PostScript and PDF printing, plus the low operating cost and unmatched reliability of line matrix technology.

With OpenPrint, you can expect:

High-quality text and fonts without the need for custom coding or complex print drivers
Consumables that are up to six times less expensive than laser printers
Reliable, jam-free performance in challenging environments (hot, humid, dusty or cold)
Get a printing system that can stand up to the rigors of the toughest workplaces and deliver connectivity and flexibility – OpenPrint has it all.

OpenPrint 8000 Specifications

Printer Models

OpenPrint™ P8000HD Open Pedestal
OpenPrint™ P82000HD Cabinet

180×180 – 79 inches  per minute*
120×120- 165 inches  per minute*
180×90 – 147 inches  per minute*
90×180 – 147 inches  per minute*
90×90 – 236 inches  per minute**

Specification is based on 25% vertical image density, meaning print image exists on 25% of the available vertical dot rows. If the vertical coverage is higher or lower, the speed will decrease or increase proportionally. The width of the image has no effect on the print speed. The highest resolution is t ypically used with high densit y barcode applications. OpenPrint has the abilit y to speed up when lower resolutions are used.

Graphics Resolution

180×180-sure scan enabled (horizontal and vertical  bar codes)
120×120-sure scan enabled (horizontal and vertical  bar codes)
90×180-sure scan enabled (vertical bar codes only)
180×90-sure scan enabled  (horizontal barcodes only)
90×90-sure scan disabled****sure scan bar code optimization is enabled by default for resolutions of 120 DPI and higher. It is disabled for 90×90.
Dot Size: 11 mil (0.28 mm)

Emulations: Ghostscript Postscript (Level 3 compatible) and PDF (Level 1.7 compatible). Printronix PJL is also included for job control and configuration. Artifex, the Artifex logo, Ghostscript, and the Ghostscript logo are registered trademarks of Artifex Software, Inc. Postscript is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Communication Interface

Standard: USB,  RS232
Optional: Ethernet, Parallel:  IEEE-1284, Centronics
Fonts: 35 Standard Postscript Level 3 fonts: Bookman-Demi, Bookman-DemiItalic, Bookman-Light, Bookman-LightItalic,  Courier, Courier-Oblique, Courier-Bold, Courier-BoldOblique, AvantGarde-Book, AvantGarde-BookOblique, AvantGarde-Demi, AvantGarde- DemiOblique, Helvetica, Helvetica-Oblique, Helvetica-Bold, Helvetica-BoldOblique, Helvetica-Narrow, Helvetica-Narrow-Oblique, Helvetica-Narrow-Bold, Helvetica-Narrow-BoldOblique, Palatino-Roman, Palatino-Italic, Palatino-Bold, Palatino-BoldItalic, NewCenturySchlbk-Roman, NewCenturySchlbk-Italic, NewCenturySchlbk-Bold, NewCenturySchlbk-BoldItalic, Times-Roman, Times-Italic, Times-Bold, Times-BoldItalic, Symbol, ZapfChancery-MediumItalic, ZapfDingbats.

Printer Software and Drivers:

Printronix PrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support
Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/2003/2008/7
sure scan Barcodes: EAN 8/13, UPC A/E, EAN/UPC Addon  2 or 5, Code 39, Code 128, UCC/EAN 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar, Industrial  2 of 5, BCD Matrix, Code 93, Inverted  2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Matrix  2 of 5, Datalogic 2 of 5

Operating Systems: Microsoft Certified Printronix Windows Drivers support Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows  7, and Vista. Most Unix and Linux versions are compatible  with the Printronix  Postscript  PPD printer  driver.

Oracle Connectivity: Use Windows or Linux drivers as required.

SAP Connectivity

SAPscript: Use Generic POST2 driver resident with SAP
SmartForms: Use Generic POST2 driver resident with SAP
Interactive Forms: Direct Postscript supported
Power Wattage: All models 354 watts.

ESM Power Wattage: Less than 14 watts  – energy saving mode

Operating Temperature: Environmental  Operating Temperature  50° to 104° F, 10° to 40° C

Power Voltage Line: Auto Ranging 100-120 VAC, 200-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (+/-10%)

Media Type P8000HDZT OpenPrint

Maximum 0.025” (0.64mm)
Minimum as defined below:
3” (76mm) to 17” (432mm) maximum
6” (152mm) minimum 17” (432mm) maximum
Carbon Multipart:
Carbonless Multipart:
Single Part:
4 copies
6 copies
18 lbs. (67.7 g /m2) minimum
3 copies
4 copies
7 20 lbs. (5.2 g/m2) minimum
Media Type P8000HD OpenPrint

3” (76mm) to 17” (432mm)
Up to 6 parts
15 lb. bond to 100 lbs. Tag 56 g/m2 to 163 g/m2 thickness
Forms Handling

Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
Paper Path:
Straight through paper path with easy-load twin adjustable tractors
Bottom feed
Control 14 and 12 channel electronic vertical format unit, paper-out detector and alarm, paper motion detector and alarm
Print Width:
13.6” (345mm)
Mean Time Between Failure: 8,000 hours

Genuine Printronix Cartridge Ribbons

Standard Life HD: 18,000 pages; Offers lower purchase price per ribbon plus the convenience of ordering in smaller quantities for moderate use environments.

Extended Life HD: 34,000 pages; Offers the lowest total cost of printing and longest ribbon life for the highest productivity. Ideal for high volume report and label printing.

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