Epson - TM-T20
POS Thermal Printer

The Epson TM-T20 printer has been designed as an economical, convenient and easy-to-use thermal receipt printer to meet the Energy Star Low Power requirements for printing coupons and basic receipt in retail and hospitality environments. Built with the normal Epson quality and reliability, the TM-T20 permits bar code printing and is capable of printing characters that can be scaled 16 times as large as the standard printing size.

The TM-T20 is an ideal low cost alternative to the slow and noisy dot impact printers traditionally used in low volume retail environments.


  • Economical print speed of up to 150mm/sec.
  • Same print speed for both text and graphics
  • Energy-Star qualified
  • Features Epson Reliability
  • USB or Serial or Ethernet Interface
  • Space-saving design for counter or wall mounting
  • Includes all necessary accessories to get up and running quickly
  • Standard 2 year warranty


Physical Characteristics
Dimensions146 (h) x 140 (w) x 199 (d) mm
CutterPartial Cut
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature5C to 45C
Storage Temperature-10C to 50C

10 - 90% Relative Humidity (Excluding Paper)

Electrical Characteristics
Power Supply240 V/AC
Power Consumption1.0A
Printing Characteristics
Print MethodThermal Line Printing
Print Resolution180 dpi x 180 dpi
Feed MethodFriction Feed
Print Width72 mm (512 Dot Positions)
Characters per LineStandard:48 / 64 (80mm paper), 35 / 46 (58mm paper)
42 column mode: 42 / 60 (80mm paper), 42 / 31 (58mm paper)
Character SpacingFont A: 0.28 mm
Font B: 0.28 mm
Character Size0.88mm(W) 2.13mm(H)/1.25mm(W) 3mm(H)
Print SpeedHigh Speed: 150 mm/s Max.
Paper Feed Speed150 mm/s Max. Continuous Paper Feed
Line Spacing4.23 mm (Default)
Character Structure
Font A: 12 x 24
Font B: 9 x 17
Media Specifications
Size79.5 mm Wide x 83 mm Diameter Max.
57.5 mm Wide x 83 mm Diameter Max.
Core SizeInside: 12 mm, Outside: 18 mm
TypeThermal or Dual Thermal
StandardUSB or Serial or Ethernet
Cash Drawer2 Drawers
Data Buffer4Kb or 45 Bytes (Selectable)
Mechanism15,000,000 Lines
Thermal Head100,000,000 Pulses / 100Km
Auto Cutter1,500,000 Cuts
MTBF360,000 Hours
Safety and Regulatory
EMC StandardsFCC, VCCI, CE marking, AS/NZS CISPR22 class A, GOST-R
Safety StandardsUL/CSA/EN/TV/GOST-R
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Epson TM-T20 - Epson Cool White (ECW) (Power Supply & Cable included)
9-5011-140-5 TM-T20w-U Thermal Receipt Printer, ECW, USB #N/A I
9-5011-142-9 TM-T20w-S Thermal Receipt Printer, ECW, RS232 #N/A I
[B] Epson TM-T20 - Epson Dark Gray (EDG) (Power Supply & Cable included)
9-5011-141-2 TM-T20g-U Thermal Receipt Printer, EDG, USB #N/A I
9-5011-143-6 TM-T20g-S Thermal Receipt Printer, EDG, RS232 #N/A I
9-5011-145-8 TM-T20g-E Thermal Receipt Printer, EDG, Ethernet #N/A I
[C] Accessories
9-5019-020-2 WH-10-040 Wall Mount Bracket for TM Series $99.00 G
[D] Cable Assemblies
2-6270-020-5 CA6270-2 USB 2.0 Cable A/B, Black - 2m $8.80 C
2-6310-020-2 CA6310 USB Cable A/B, Black - 2m $11.00 C
2-6088-020-0 CA6088-2 Serial D9 Skt to Printer (2m) $11.00 3
[E] Consumables
9-9080-586-5 PR8080T/24 Thermal Paper Roll 80mm(w) x 80mm(d) (pk 24) $55.00 1
9-7080-050-1 CA005 Clean-Penn (each) $11.00 5
9-9660-004-7 L75X32000D0H-B1 Label DT 75 mm x 32 m with Slit (ie. Continuous label) $13.20 C