P8000/P8000H Open Pedestal
The P8000/P8000H Cartridge series delivers the most flexible design, adaptable functionality and manageable savings of any line matrix printer. The Open Pedestal models combine a small rolling footprint with ease of forms retrieval:

  • Compact enough to move around in just about any industrial environment
  • Optional acoustic shroud offers comfortable noise reduction without impeding quick access to print jobs
  • Seamless integration into your current workflow will enable you to reap the benefits from the improved reliability, productivity and environmental advantages
  • Unmatched durability and superior print quality resulting from patented technologies and a choice of speeds to handle your company’s individual printing requirements and challenges
  • Print Speeds:
    • P8000: 500 to 1,000 lines per minute
    • P8000H: 300 to 600 lines per minute
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Flexible Design. Printronix modified its industry-leading line matrix technology to address evolving user requirements.

• Sheet metal promotes increased durability and quieter acoustics

Adaptable Functionality. The P8000/P8000H Cartridge series adapts to almost any supply-chain or back-office environment.

• More models to fit your unique requirements including the enclosed pedestal, quiet cabinet and new tabletop model

• USB 2.0 and Serial connectivity included as standard features. Parallel and Ethernet available as options.

• PowerPrint™ delivers improved print clarity and print darkness on multi-part forms by increasing impact energy. PowerPrint is a standard feature on P8000 printers with a 1,000 line-per- minute print speed.

Manageable Savings. The P8000/P8000H Cartridge is a smart purchase.

• New backward-compatible cartridge ribbon reduces inventory management cost and eliminates ordering and installation confusion

• New remote diagnostics let you monitor functionality anywhere.

• New energy efficiency technology lowers idle power consumption and boosts operating efficiency

P8000H Cartridge Series

• High resolution capabilities that improve user experience with support of Asian fonts

P8000 P8000H
Connectivity/Interfaces: Standard: USB 2.0 and Serial RS-232
Optional: Ethernet – 10/100 Base T Parallel – IEEE-1284 Centronics
Standard: USB 2.0 and Serial RS-232
Optional: Ethernet – 10/100 Base T Parallel – IEEE-1284 Centronics
Character Pitch (characters per inch) 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20 ddouble byte characters: 5, 6, 7, 7.5
single byte characters: 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20
Line Spacing (lines per inch) 6, 8, 10.3, n/72, n/216 6, 8, n/120, n/180
Graphics Resolution 180 dpi Horizontal, 144 dpi Vertical (max) 180 dpi Horizontal, 180 dpi Vertical (max)
Dot Size 16.7 mil (.42mm) 11.0 mil (.28 mm)
Emulations Standard: LP+ (Printronix P-Series, P-Series XQ, Serial Matrix, IBM ProPrinter III XL, Epson FX-1050)
Optional: ANSI, IPDS, PCL 2, DEC LG, TN5250/TN3270, Graphics emulation PGL and VGL
Standard: LQ1600K
Optional: OKI (HANSI GB)
Character Sets 9 plus character sets including ECMA Latin 1, DEC Multinational, IBM Code Page 437 and 850, OCR A, OCR B, UTF8 encoded Unicode Hanzi GB: GB 18030-2000, UTF8 encoded Unicode
Hanzi BIG5: BIG5, CNS, TCA, WTEN, IBM 5550, TELETEXT,WANG, BIG5+, BIGE, UTF8 encoded Unicode
Hangul KS: Unified Hangul code, UHC (KSC 5601-1992), UTF8 encoded Unicode
KANJI SJIS: Shift JIS, UTF8 encoded Unicode
Fonts NLQ Serif, NLQ Sans Serif, Data Processing, High Speed, OCR A, OCR B Letter Quality, Near Letter Quality, Normal, High Speed, Super High Speed, Ultra High Speed, SONG for Hanzi GB, MING for Big5
Barcodes 30 resident symbologies, including Code 39, EAN 8/13, UPC A/E, Intelligent Mail, Postnet, Royal Mail, Interleaved 2 of 5, PDF 417, Data Matrix 30 resident symbologies, including Code 39, EAN 8/13, UPC A/E, Intelligent Mail, Postnet, Royal Mail, Interleaved 2 of 5, PDF 417, Data Matrix
Printer Software Printronix PrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support Printronix PrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support
Printer Drivers AC input range 100-240 VAC, 50/60 HZ AC input range 100-240 VAC, 50/60 HZ
Power Consumption (typical-maximum) P8005 / P8205 280 watts Max 320 watts
P8010 / P8210 300 watts Max 320 watts
P8215 435 watts Max 601 watts
P8220 450 watts Max 601 watts
P8003H / P8203H 300 watts Max 320 watts
P8006H / P8206H 435 watts Max 601 watts
P8208H 450 watts Max 601 watts
Power Consumption (Power-Saver Mode) Less than 5 watts Less than 5 watts
Operating Temperature Environmental Operating Temperature 50° to 104° F, 10° to 40° C Environmental Operating Temperature 50° to 104° F, 10° to 40° C
Paper Type Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
Print Width 13.6″ (345mm) 13.6″ (345mm)
Media Copies Up to 6 part; up to 4 part for Zero Tear models Up to 6 part; up to 4 part for Zero Tear models
Media LENGTH 3” (76mm) to 12” (305mm) 3” (76mm) to 12” (305mm)
Media THICKNESS MULTI-PART 0.025” (0.64mm) max 0.025” (0.64mm) max
Media Width 3″(76mm) to 17″(432mm) 3″(76mm) to 17″(432mm)
Media Weight Single Ply 15 lb. Bond to 100 lb. Tag (56 to 163 gm/M2) 15 lb. Bond to 100 lb. Tag (56 to 163 gm/M2)
MTBF 10,000 hours at 25% duty cycle and 25% page density 10,000 hours at 25% duty cycle and 25% page density
Consumable/Ribbons Standard Life Cartridge Ribbon: 17,000 pages
Extended Life Cartridge Ribbon: 30,000 pages
Standard Life HD Cartridge Ribbon: 18,000 pages
Extended Life HD Cartridge Ribbon: 34,000 pages
Height: 35.9” (911.8 mm) with basket
35.9” (911.8 mm) without basket
35.9” (911.8 mm) with basket
35.9” (911.8 mm) without basket
Width: 25.8″ (655.3 mm) with basket
25.8″ (655.3 mm) without basket
25.8″ (655.3 mm) with basket
25.8″ (655.3 mm) without basket
Depth: 29.1″ (739.1 mm) with basket
19.1” (485.1 mm) without basket
29.1″ (739.1 mm) with basket
19.1” (485.1 mm) without basket
Printer Weight: 115 lbs (52 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
115 lbs (52 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
Shipping Printer Weight: 160 lbs (73 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
160 lbs (73 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
Acoustic Noise (dBA) per ISO 7779: P8005: 60.5
P8010: 65.5
P8203H: 50
P8206H: 52
P8208H: 55