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TallyGenicom 6800 Series Line Matrix Printers

 6800 Series Line Matrix Printers

6800 Series Line Matrix Printers - Description

The TallyGenicom 6800 Cartridge Printers offer new design enhancements and improved functionality to achieve the broadest flexibility, greatest compatibility and lowest ownership cost of any line matrix printer. The series builds upon the workhorse tradition of TallyGenicom line matrix technology and establishes the 6800 Cartridge Printers as the go-to solution when flexible design, adaptable functionality and manageable savings are required.

You can expect maximum uptime, lower total cost of ownership, a small footprint with reduced noise. The 6800 Cartridge Printers were designed so companies will have an easy upgrade path from legacy TallyGenicom 6200/6300 or Printronix P5000 line matrix printers. This is an ideal solution for price-sensitive buyers who must choose an industrial printing technology that delivers reliability despite operating in harsh or dusty environments and constrained spaces.

This printer family gives you the broadest flexibility, greatest compatibility and lowest ownership cost of any line matrix printer available. The TallyGenicom 6800 Line Matrix Printers are ideal for manufacturing, distribution and logistics, government, banking and automotive companies that need to print invoices, product shipment and transportation documentation, bank statements and product compliance labels.

Open Pedestal

The flagship model in the series, the 6800 Open Pedestal is a dependable line matrix printer that delivers maximum uptime and lowest total cost of ownership. It is compact enough to move around in just about any industrial environment. The 6800 Open Pedestal line matrix printer is presented in a small footprint and is ready to plug into your network and start printing from day one.

6805 - 500cps
6810 - 1000cps

Zero Tear

The 6800ZT Zero Tear is the specialized cartridge line matrix printer choice for customers using multi-part and serialized documents that require print on demand, single form tear-off usability. The Zero Tear is designed to eliminate wasted forms and reduce operating costs. Through its unique tractor configuration, the 6800ZT Zero Tear series pushes pre-printed media through the hammer bank, eliminating the waste of valuable forms.

6805ZT - 500cps
6810ZT - 1000cps


The 6800 Cabinet is your choice when reducing noise within your industrial printing environment is an objective. With the 6800 Cabinet, Talley Genicom has designed a modular enclosure that improves reliability and reduces noise emission, making it ideal for office environments. It is the quietest and most versatile choice in our mission-critical line matrix printer series. This industrial-strength printer is ideal for noise-adverse areas running large, unattended print applications. Its genius lies in its design. Talley Genicom configured the 6800 Cabinet to operate in a sturdy, fully enclosed sound-reduction cabinet.

6805 - 500cps
6810 - 1000cps
6815 - 1500cps
6820 - 2000cps

Line Matrix Specification

Standard Connectivity
USB 2.0 and Serial RS-232
Optional Connectivity
Ethernet - 10/100 Base T, Parallel - IEEE-1284 Centronics
Characters per Inch
5, 6, 6.7, 7.5, 8.3, 8.6, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20
Lines per Inch
1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19, 12
Graphics Resolution
180 dpi Horizontal, 144 dpi Vertical (max)
Dot Size
16.7 mil (.42mm)
Standard Emulations
Tally ANSI, Genicom ANSI, P5000/P600/P6000, Epson FX-1180, IBM Proprinter, MTPL (Tally Dot Matrix), PGL (TG Version), QMS Code V, Tally Industrial Graphics, PCL3, HP-2564C, /DEC LG01
Character Sets
47 languages and 43 Character Sets
Character Styles
Bold, italic, superscript, subscript, underline, overline, strike-through
Draft, Data Processing, Courier, Gothic, OCR-A and B
Bar Codes
Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN 13, EAN 128, Codobar, MSI, PDF-417, Postnet, Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB)
Printer Software
PrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support.
Printer Drivers
Win 7, Vista, XP, Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008r2, Linux, AIX, SAP
Paper Type
Continuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
Media Copies
Up to 6 parts; up to 4 parts for Zero Tear models
10,000 hours at 25% duty cycle and 25% page density
Standard Life Cartridge Ribbon - 17,000 pages, Extended Life Cartridge Ribbon - 30,000 pages

Further Information


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