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Epson DFX 9000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability. The usability is also appreciated, but some have doubts about the value for money.

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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 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Epson DFX 9000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Epson DFX 9000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Printers on Amazon.com.

performance, usability

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

This summary is based on the product: Epson 9-PIN Dot Matrix Wide DFX-9000

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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

expensive

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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

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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...

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Epson DFX-9000 Impact Printer

 

Good for medium sized prints

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Epson DFX-9000 Impact Printer

 

workhourse back in the day.

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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.

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.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.9in
Height:14.3in
Weight:75lbs
Width:27.6in

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Epson
Model:9000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson DFX

Miscellaneous

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

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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Printer

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
Technology:Dot-matrix
Type:Personal printer

Scanner

Type: None

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