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P8000 Open Pedestal The P8000 Open Pedestal is a dependable line matrix printer that delivers maximum uptime and lowest total cost of ownership.

  • 13.6″ (345mm)
  • Up to 6 part; up to 4 part for Zero Tear models
  • Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
  • EthernetEnvironmental Operating Temperature 50° to 104° F, 10° to 40° C

The P8000 Open Pedestal is a dependable line matrix printer that delivers maximum uptime and lowest total cost of ownership.

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:

  • 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

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

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Acoustic Noise
P8005: 60.5
P8010: 65.5
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
Character Pitch
10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20
Character Sets
99 plus character sets including ECMA Latin 1, DEC Multinational, IBM Code Page 437 and 850, OCR A, OCR B, UTF8 encoded Unicode
Character Styles
Bold, italic, double wide, double high, overstrike, underline, subscript and superscript
Connectivity Interfaces

Standard: USB 2.0 and Serial RS-232

Interfaces Optional:
Ethernet – 10/100 Base T
Parallel – IEEE-1284 Centronics

Consumable Ribbons
Standard Life Cartridge Ribbon: 17,000 pages
Extended Life Cartridge Ribbon: 30,000 pages
Page yield based on ISO LSA Page, 8.5″ x 11″ letter-size, approximately 5% coverage
29.1″ (739.1 mm) with basket
19.1” (485.1 mm) without basket
Dot Size
16.7 mil (.42mm)

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

NLQ Serif, NLQ Sans Serif, Data Processing, High Speed, OCR A, OCR B
Graphics Resolution
180 dpi Horizontal, 144 dpi Vertical (max)
35.9” (911.8 mm) with basket
35.9” (911.8 mm) without basket
Line Spacing
6, 8, 10.3, n/72, n/216
10,000 hours at 25% duty cycle and 25% page density
Media Copies
Up to 6 part; up to 4 part for Zero Tear models
Media Length
3” (76mm) to 12” (305mm)
Media Thickness Multipart
0.025” (0.64mm) max
Media Weight Single Ply
15 lb. Bond to 100 lb. Tag (56 to 163 gm/M2)
For Zero Tear models:
18 lb. Bond to 100 lb. Tag (67.7 to 163 gm/M2) for forms up to 12” (305mm) in width
20 lb. Bond to 100 lb. Tag (75.2 to 163gm/M2) for forms up to 16” (406mm) in width
Media Width
3″ (76mm) to 17″ (432mm)
For Zero Tear models:
7.5” (191mm) to 12” (305mm) for up to 4 part carbon and 6 part carbonless
7.5” (191mm) to 16” (406mm) for up to 3 part carbon and 4 part carbonless
Operating Temperature
EthernetEnvironmental Operating Temperature 50° to 104° F, 10° to 40° C
Paper Type
Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
Power Consumption Typical Maximum
P8005 – 280 watts Max 320 watts
P8010 – 300 watts Max 320 watts
Power Voltage
AC input range 100-240 VAC, 50/60 HZ
Print Width
13.6″ (345mm)
Printer Drivers
Microsoft Window XP/Vista/2003/2008/7, Linux
Printer Software
Printronix PrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support
Printer Weight
115 lbs (52 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
Shipping Printer Weight
160 lbs (73 Kg) with basket
N/A – without basket
25.8″ (655.3 mm) with basket
25.8″ (655.3 mm) without basket