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Customers and staff alike will appreciate the PLQ-30's unobtrusive noise levels, which are as low as 55dBA. It’s efficient, too – the print speed enhancer enables fast printing of bit image data under Windows environments to help cut queues.

Low total cost of ownership

Delivering substantial cost and energy savings, the PLQ-30 has a very low standby power consumption of 4.5W. Further reducing TCO, it can print around 10 million characters in draft mode between ribbon changes.


It offers excellent passbook handling and data processing flexibility, thanks to its 128kb memory and capacity for passbooks up to 2.6mm thick.

Easy installation

Simple to install, the PLQ-30 features a choice of emulations plus parallel, serial and USB interfaces as standard for an easy fit into most IT environments.

Ultra-high-speed draft mode

High speed print speeds of 585 cps.

Key Features

  • Quiet operation: Noise levels as low as 55dBA
  • Energy-efficient: 4.5W standby power consumption
  • Low TCO: Long-life ribbon
  • Flexible: Handles passbooks up to 2.6mm thick
  • Easy installation: Parallel, serial and USB interfaces

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PLQ-30 Datasheet / Brochure
Epson PLQ-30

Tech Specs

Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

SKU: C11CB64021
  • Technology

    Printing Method
    Impact dot matrix
    Number of Pins
    24 pins
    Number of columns
    94 columns
    24 Needles (2 x 12)
  • Print

    Printing Speed
    HighSpeed-Draft: 10 cpi: 585 chars/s, Draft: 10 cpi: 390 chars/s, NLQ: 10 cpi: 195 chars/s, LQ: 10 cpi: 130 chars/s
    Coda bar (NW-7), Code 128, Code 39, EAN-13, EAN-8, Industrial 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E
    Carbon Copies
    6 plus one original
    Character Tables
    PC437, PC850, PC858, PC864, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-15
  • Connectivity

    USB 2.0 Type B, Bidirectional parallel, RS-232
  • Paper / Media Handling

    Document Feed
    Single sheet front, Paper output front and rear, bulk measurement: yes
    Paper Formats
    Sheet Paper (single- and multi-layer), Envelopes
    Paper Thickness Multi Part
    0.12 mm - 0.53 mm
    Paper Thickness Single Sheet
    0.065 mm - 0.19 mm
  • General

    Power consumption
    64 Watt, 4.5 Watt (standby)
    Supply Voltage
    AC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz - 60 Hz
    Product dimensions
    384‎ x 280 x 203 mm (Width x Depth x Height)
    Product weight
    8 kg
    Supported Temperature
    Operation 5° C - 35° C, Storage -30° C - 60° C
    Supported Humidity
    Operation 10% - 80%
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    Mean Time Between Failures
    12,000 hours
    Print Head Life
    400 Million Strokes/Wire
    Noise Level
    Operation: 55 dB (A)
    What's in the box
    Power cable, Ribbon, Setup guide, User manual (CD)
  • Other Features

    Input Data Buffer
    128 kB

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