Epson - TM-U220
POS Impact Printer

The TM-U220 is an ideal low cost printer for point-of-sale applications. The modular user-friendly design, graphics capability, and 4.6 lines per second print speed offer reliable high performance in a compact, lightweight design. The TM-U220 features modular interface boards that enable users to select from bi-directional parallel, RS-232C, RS-232C-high speed(upto 115200bps), RS-485, USB and Ethernet interfaces simply by ordering a new module. Other features include a paper end detector that automatically alerts the user when the printer is out of paper and manual or automatic cutter.


  • Low cost
  • 4.6 lines per second
  • 9 pin impact printing
  • Black/Red printing
  • Manual or auto paper cutter
  • RS232, High speed serial, Centronics, RS485, USB or Ethernet Interface
  • Drop-in paper loading
  • 24 Months Return to Base Warranty

Physical Characteristics
DimensionsTM-U220B, TM-U220D: 160 (w) x 248 (d) x 138.5 (h) mm
TM-U220A: 160 (w) x 286 (d) x 157.5 (h) mm
WeightTM-U220D: 2.3Kg TM-U220B: 2.5Kg TM-U220A: 2.7Kg Kg
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature0 - 40°C
Storage Temperature-20 to 60°C
Mechanism Characteristics
Print method9 Pin Serial Dot Impact
Print DirectionBi-Directional
Copy capacity1 original, 1 Copy
Columns 40/42 or 33/35
17.8/16 cpi or 14.5/13.3 cpi
Print Speed4.7 LPS (at 40 columns, 16 CPI)
6.0 LPS (at 30 columns, 16 CPI)
Paper FeedFriction feed
Print Font
Column capacity (columns)
7 x 9 / 9 x 9
40/42 or 33/35
Character size (mm)1.2 (W) x 3.1 (H) / 1.6 (W) x 3.1 (H)
Characters Per Inch17.8/16 cpi or 14.5/13.3 cpi
Character set95 Alphanumeric, 37 International, 128 x 12 Graphic
StandardRS-232 Serial or Centronics Parallel
Optionalhigh Speed Serial, RS485, USB(4 options), Ethernet, WiFi
Optional DM-D connectorAvailable with High Speed Serial and 2 of the USB
Cash Drawer2 Drawers
Input24V/DC from PS-180 External Power Supply
Consumption 30W
Paper Specifications
Roll Width76mm, 69.5mm, 57.5mm
Roll Diameter83mm Max.
Core Size10mm
Thickness0.06 to 0.085 mm
Ink Cartridge Life
Red/Black0.75 Million Characters (Red)
1.5 Million Characters(Black)
Black3 Million Characters
Head100 x 10 6 Characters
MCBF18 x 104 Lines
Cutter5 x 105 Cuts
Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Epson TM-U220B Series POS printer with Auto Cutter (incl. 240Vac Power Supply and data cable)
For other interface options please contact UMD sales to arrange
[B] Cables
2-6088-020-0 CA6088-2 Serial D9 Skt to Printer (2m) $9.26 U1
2-5101-020-4 CA101-2 Serial D25 to Printer $8.80 A
2-5102-020-9 CA102-2 Parallel Print Cbl 2M $8.80 A
2-6246-010-9 CA6246-1 2x RJ12 Cash Drawer to 1 x Printer Kit $66.00 U1
2-6247-010-8 CA6247-1 2 x Printers to 1 x RJ12 Cash Drawer Kit $66.00 U1
[C] Accessories
9-5019-020-2 WH-10-040 Wall Mount Bracket for TM Series $99.00 A
9-5019-011-3 PS180 PowerSupply $154.00 A
[D] Consumables
9-9076-174-5 PR7676P1/24 Paper Roll 76mm(w) x 76mm(d) 1 ply (pk 24) $34.10 C
9-9076-276-8 PR7676P2/24 Paper Roll 76mm(w) x 76mm(d) 2 ply (pk 24) $63.80 C
9-9300-380-0 ERC38B Epson Ribbon Cassette - Black $13.20 C
9-9300-382-9 ERC38B/R Epson Ribbon Cassette - Black/Red $15.40 C
1-6008-631-9 PPI24RS2700-MD3 Power Supply Switching 24V 2.7A $115.50 U3
[E] Documentation
9-5013-036-9 DOC-TMU210-SP Specifications
9-5013-039-0 DOC-TMU210-UM User Manual
9-5013-035-2 DOC-TMU210-BR Brochure
[F] Related Products
AN-140 Cash Drawer Selection Guide
CN-102 Configuration Note - Printer/Cash Drawer Combinations
Epson Interfaces