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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
ML 5521
Article code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product code if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
A dot matrix printer or impact matrix printer is a type of printer with a print head that prints by impact, striking an ink-soaked cloth ribbon against the paper, much like a typewriter. Unlike a typewriter, letters are drawn out of a dot matrix, consisting of needles, and thus varied fonts and arbitrary graphics can be produced. Because the printing is done by applying mechanical pressure, these printers can create carbon copies.
Dot Matrix Printers
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 17 May 2016 03:35:15
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
Product views: 9434
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Guarantee: 3 years on-site warranty
Long product name OKI ML 5521:
The short editorial description of OKI ML 5521
MICROLINE 5521, 136 col dot-matrix, 9 pin, 570 cps

Marketing text OKI ML 5521

The official marketing text of OKI ML 5521 as supplied by the manufacturer
The Microline 5521 has been designed for use in the harshest of operating environments whilst offering the highest levels of flexibility and performance with unparalleled reliability.
Short summary description OKI ML 5521:
This short summary of the OKI ML 5521 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
OKI ML 5521, 240 x 216 DPI, 21.7 x 13.6 x 6.02" (552 x 345 x 153 mm), Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter, Parallel, Serial (RS-232), 34-90 g/m2
Long summary description OKI ML 5521:
This is an auto-generated long summary of OKI ML 5521 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
OKI ML 5521. Maximum resolution: 240 x 216 DPI. Maximum print speed: 570 cps, Normal print speed: 380 cps, Character pitch: 20 cpi. Standard printer languages: Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter. Buffer size: 128 KB. Optional connectivity: Serial (RS-232), Standard interfaces: Parallel
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Print Quality
Maximum resolution
Maximum printing resolution.
240 x 216 DPI
Maximum printing width (columns)*
The maximum width that the printer is able to print on the paper if it prints columns.
Maximum print speed*
Maximum device printing speed.
570 cps
Normal print speed
380 cps
Character pitch
20 cpi
Maximum number of copies
5 copies
Print Technology
Standard printer languages
A printer (control) language or page description language (PDL) is a language that describes the appearance of a printed page more efficiently than a bitmap. PostScript, one of the most noted page description languages, is a complete programming language.
Epson FX, IBM ProPrinter
Buffer size*
The buffer is a temporary memory area in which data is stored while it is being processed or transferred, especially one used while streaming video or downloading audio. The buffer size is usually measured in MB (megabytes) or KB (kilobytes).
128 KB
Ports & interfaces
Standard interfaces*
Most common industry-standard communication protocols ranging from RS-232, RS-422, RS-423, RS-485, and LVDS to USB.
Optional connectivity
Serial (RS-232)
Print head life
200 million characters
Ribbon life
4 million characters
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
20000 h
Sound Emission
Noise level
The amplitude level of the undesired background noise, usually measured in decibels (db).
56 dB
Energy Management
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
40.2 W
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
1.5 W
Weight & Dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
17 lbs (7,7 kg)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
21.7 x 13.6 x 6.02" (552 x 345 x 153 mm)
Wireless technologies
Power requirements
230V AC 50/60 Hz
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
34-90 g/m2
Standard media sizes
76 - 406mm