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Epson LX-1170

Epson  LX-1170
alaAverage 3.9

10 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Epson LX-1170. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. There are some mixed reviews about the price, whereas there are some critical reviews about the durability.


On average, users rate this product 78/100.

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This summary is based on the products: Epson LX-1170 II 9-Pin Dot Matrix PrinterEpson LX-1170 II 9-Pin Dot Matrix Printer

Jun, 2018

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Epson LX-1170


Generally good for an A3 dot matrix.

Dot Matrix

Dec, 2008

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Epson LX-1170


Generally good for an A3 dot matrix

Dot Matrix

Aug, 2008

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Epson LX-1170


Reasonably priced and readily available

Cheap plastic feels cheap

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications

Reliable, low cost, wide carriage dot matrix printer, the Epson LX-1170+II 9 pin dot matrix printer is fast, durable and ultra reliable. Printing A3 sheets at 337 cps, it's very efficient and extremely cost-effective to run. Compact and easy to use, ideal for front and back office use, where space is at a premium and reliable light duty printing is required. Perfect for printing lists, POS applications and transaction printing from measurement and control systems, it's simple to use, has 8 built-in bar code fonts and prints up to 5 part forms. Versatile paper management, with the ability to handle both cut sheet and continuous stationery, its flexible paper management allows paper insertion from the top, rear and bottom.

Dimensions & Weight



Mean time between failures (MTBF):6000
Print head life:400
Ribbon life:3

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):23


Country Kits:Denmark / Finland / Norway / Sweden/France
Model:1170/1170 II
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Epson LX


Buffer Size:64


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


Type: None


Type: None

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):21.5 x 10.8 x 6.42
Fonts included:Bitmap Printer fonts: Draft (10cpi, 12cpi, 15cpi), Roman (10cpi, 12cpi, 15cpi, Proportional), Sans Serif (10cpi, 12cpi, 15cpi, Proportional), Courier (10cpi, 12cpi, 15cpi), Prestige (10cpi, 12cpi), Script (10cpi), OCR-B (10cpi), Orator (10cpi), Orator-S (10cpi), Script C (proportional); Scalable fonts: Roman, Sans Serif, Roman T, Sans Serif H
I/O ports:1 x USB\n1 x IEEE 1284\n1 x Serial
Media thickness:0.065 - 0.14
Standard media sizes:Continuous paper: \nWidth: 101.6-406.4mm\nLength: 101.6-558.8mm\nThickness: 0.065-0.39mm\nWeight: 52-82 g/m; 40-58 g/m²\nSingle sheet:\nWidth: 148-420mm\nLength: 100-364mm\nThickness: 0.065-0.14mm\nWeight: 52-90g/m²\nSingle sheet (not Multipart) Cut Sheet Feeder Single-bin:\nWidth: 182-420mm\nLength: 210-364mm\nThickness: 0.07-0.14mm\nWeight: 64-90g/m²\nCut Sheet (Multipart) \nWidth: 148-420mm\nLength: 100-364mm\nThickness: 0.12-0.39mm\nWeight: 40-58 g/m²

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 1.1, USB 2.0


Power consumption (typical):23

Print Quality

Color: No
Maximum print area:100 x 150 mm
Maximum print size:100 x 150 mm

Print Technology

Print direction:Bi-direction
Print head:9-pin


Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:Parallel / Serial/Parallel / Serial / USB
Language Simulation:EPSON ESC/P / IBM 2381 Plus/EPSON ESC/P 2/EPSON ESC/P 2 / IBM 2381 Plus
Max H-Resolution B/W:15cpi/240dpi
Max Media Size (Standard):14.33 in x 16.5 in / continuous paper 4 in - 16 in (width)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in)/A3 (11.7 in x 16.5 in) / Roll (16 in)
Max Printing Speed:337char/sec
Max V-Resolution B/W:144dpi/15cpi
Media Path Type:Straight
Media Type:Continuous forms / Envelopes / Labels / Plain paper/Continuous forms / Plain paper
Output Type:Monochrome
PostScript Support:Not available
Type:Personal printer/Workgroup printer


Built-in barcodes:Code 39, Postnet, UPC-A, UPC-E
Maximum number of copies:4
Maximum print speed:337
Normal print speed:300


Installed Size:64KB/8KB


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Sound Emission

Noise Level:49

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft DOS / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 or later / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft DOS / Microsoft Windows 3.1 / Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000 / Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 3.1 / Microsoft Windows 95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:13.2 / 13.9