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Epson DFX 9000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Epson DFX 9000. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. Comments about the print quality and reliability are overall positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated. The durability and price get critical views.

performance, usability, reliability, print quality

price, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Epson DFX 9000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 15 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Epson DFX 9000 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Printers on People really like the usability. The performance is also mentioned favorably.

performance, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Epson 9-PIN Dot Matrix Wide DFX-90001487579 (Alt 1410874) Tractor Feed Assembly (Front-Right) (New 100% Epson Compatible) (Epson DFX-9000)1487578 (Alt 1410873) Tractor Feed Assembly (Front-Left) (New 100% Epson Compatible) (Epson DFX-9000)

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: JC416 (

Great for shipping slips


We bought this heavy duty printer to handle our shipping slips and billing slips. This one printer was able to replace 2/3 smaller dot printers. It has a great quality print and its fast. Easy to setup and use. Although it is fairly expensive we were...

great printer


Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Jim (

EPSON DFX 9000 9 pins Impact Printer - Retail


Very reliable and fast

Tough to configure on a Unix system. Epson Technical Support does not even know what a serial port is

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: GeoPepsi (

Excellent customer service on a quality product


Chris was a great help to us when we purchased the Epson DFX-9000 printer. He also facilitated our communication with technical support to get the printer setup. Always very quick to respond and very professional. Printer has been under five day a week...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: WhataGimik (

Epson DFX-9000 Impact Printer


Good for medium sized prints

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Air Jimi (

Epson DFX-9000 Impact Printer


workhourse back in the day.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Epson DFX-9000 Dot Matrix Printer


We purchased this printer to replace an Okidata ML421 and oh what a difference. Not that the Okidata is a bad printer, but this is 3 times the speed. We are very happy, we are getting out all the work in one quarter of the time. Very crisp characters too.

Consumer review by: Guest user (



I am a business owner, I own an internet shop that also has encoding and printing services. Needless to say, we are heavy on printing. I am so happy to have found this particular brand and model. It's so economical on ink release, it's a fast printer,...

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications

With speeds up to 1550 cps and an MTBF rating of 20, 000 power-on hours (POH), the Epson DFX-9000 offers the power and durability to tackle the most demanding print tasks. Day after day, you can count on it to efficiently process everything from reports and 10-part forms to shipping documents or mailing labels. A robust, dependable workhorse, this 9-pin, wide-format printer boasts a 400-million-character print head life and 15-million-character ribbon cartridge, which minimizes production costs and reduces the need for frequent user intervention. Its advanced paper handling capabilities make it the perfect solution for a wide variety of applications, including critical spreadsheets, checks, invoices, bar codes and more. Featuring two standard paper paths, the DFX-9000 easily switches between multiple applications. Its intelligent paper sensor detects the paper width and thickness, adjusting automatically for optimum performance and high-quality results. It even features an automatic jam sensor to prevent wasting forms in the unlikely event of a paper jam. With Parallel, Serial, and USB interfaces standard, plus a type-B slot for optional connectivity, the DFX-9000 easily attaches to new or legacy systems in standalone or networked environments. And, its convenient LCD display and intuitive menu selections mean setup has never been easier.

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Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson DFX


Microsoft Certification:Works with Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Works with Windows Vista


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Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Parallel / Serial / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / IBM PPDS
Max Media Size (Standard):Roll (16.5 in)
Max Printing Speed:1550char/sec
Media Type:Continuous forms / Labels
Output Type:Monochrome
Type:Personal printer


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Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP