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TallyDascom LA550 Serial Printer



Fast, high-quality flexible printing optimized for your Compaq® environment


  • Print speeds up to 750 cps
  • 26,000 ppm workload
  • 80 or 136 column models
  • 15 industry standard bar codes resident including POSTNET
  • Load up to three forms at once
  • Load up to 6-part forms on front tractors


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TallyDascom LA550 Serial Matrix Printer Specifications
Technology type Serial Impact Dot Matrix
Print Speed (text) At 10,12,15 cpi; Draft:500, 600, 750; NLQ:180, 220, 135; LQ:90, 110, 135
Consumables LA550N ribbon: 3.5 million characters; LA550W ribbon: 5.0 million characters
Character Density 5, 6, 6.65, 7.5, 8.25, 8.6, 9, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.5, 17.1, 18, 20 cpi
Resolution 360 x 360 dpi
Printhead Type 24-wire
Standard Connectivity Parallel (bi-directional) and serial RS232, DEC MMJ Adapter included
Emulation DEC PPL2, Epson LQ (Esc P/2), IBM ProPrinter XL24e and XL24e + AGM
Fonts Draft, Draft Copy, Roman, Sans Serif, Courier, Prestige, Script, Orator, OCR-A/B*, 15 Barcodes
Paper Handling Push tractors with paper parking and AGA; Cut sheet front insertion with AGA
Number of Copies Front tractors: 1+5 copies; Cut sheets: 1+5 copies
Paper Type Continuous forms; cut sheet
Paper Size LA550N: max. 10 inches; LA550W: max. 16.53 inches
Physical Specifications (HxWxD) (HxWxD) LA550N: 300x460x300mm; LA550W: 300x600x300mm
Acoustics in db(A) 55dB(A)
Temperature +10ºC to +35ºC
Humidity 20% to 80%
Power Requirements AC 120V or 220-240V