TallyGenicom 6800 Series Line Matrix Printers

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TallyGenicom  6800 Series Line Matrix Printers

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 - 500 lpm
6810 - 1000 lpm

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 - 500 lpm
6810ZT - 1000 lpm


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 - 500 lpm
6810 - 1000 lpm
6815 - 1500 lpm
6820 - 2000 lpm

Line Matrix Specification

Standard ConnectivityUSB 2.0 and Serial RS-232
Optional ConnectivityEthernet - 10/100 Base T, Parallel - IEEE-1284 Centronics
Characters per Inch5, 6, 6.7, 7.5, 8.3, 8.6, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20
Lines per Inch1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 19, 12
Graphics Resolution180 dpi Horizontal, 144 dpi Vertical (max)
Dot Size16.7 mil (.42mm)
Standard EmulationsTally 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 Sets47 languages and 43 Character Sets
Character StylesBold, italic, superscript, subscript, underline, overline, strike-through
FontsDraft, Data Processing, Courier, Gothic, OCR-A and B
Bar CodesCode 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 SoftwarePrintNet Enterprise remote management software, SAP device support.
Printer DriversWin 7, Vista, XP, Windows 2000, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008r2, Linux, AIX, SAP
Paper TypeContinuous, fan folded, edge-perforation
Media CopiesUp to 6 parts; up to 4 parts for Zero Tear models
MTBF10,000 hours at 25% duty cycle and 25% page density
Consumable/RibbonsStandard Life Cartridge Ribbon - 17,000 pages, Extended Life Cartridge Ribbon - 30,000 pages

Further Information

6800 Series Brochure