Epson - TM-U590
Slip Printer

The TM-U590 is a high speed, multi-function slip printer designed for printing multi-part documents up to 88 columns in width. Best used for document printing, the TM-U590 will print up to 5 part copies for applications in hotels and restaurants as well as bank statements and shipping documents. The TM-U590 is supported by Epson's industry standard ESC/POS command system and is a Windows compatible OPoS compliant product.

The TM-H590 features modular interface boards that enable users to select from Bi-directional Parallel, RS-232C, High Speed RS-232, RS-485, USB or Ethernet communications.


Print Method 9-pin, serial impact dot matrix
Print Font
Column capacity (columns)
Character size(mm)
Character set

Characters Per Inch

7 x 9/9 x 9
88 / 66 columns
1.3 (W) x 3.1 (H) / 1.6 (W) x 3.1 (H)
95 Alphanumeric
32 International
128 x 10 Graphic
16.7 CPI / 12.5 CPI
InterfaceRS-232C / Bi-directional parallel / RS-485
Data Buffer 4K bytes / 69 bytes
Print Speed
(LPS:Lines Per Second)
311 / 233 CPS
Dimensions (mm)
Thickness (mm)

70(W) x 70(L) x to 210(W) x 297(L)
0.09 to 0.36
Copy capabilityOne original and four copies
Inked RibbonERC-31 (Purple)
Power24 DVC± 10%
Power ConsumptionApprox. 43 W
Cash Drawer Interface2 drives
Overall dimensions252(W) x 266(D) x 185(H) mm
Weight (Approx)5 kg
EMI standardVCC # 1, FCC class A, CE marking
Safety StandardsEuropean CE / UL / C-UL / TUV

Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Epson TM-U590 Slip Printer (Includes Data Cable, Excludes Power Supply)
[B] Options & Accessories
9-5019-011-3 PS180 PowerSupply $154.00 A
[C] Cable Assemblies
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
[D] Consumables
9-9300-310-1 ERC31B Epson Ribbon Cassette - Black $6.60 C
[E] Documentation
9-5013-079-6 DOC-TMU590-UM User Manual
9-5013-076-5 DOC-TMU590-SP Specification
9-5013-075-8 DOC-TMU590-BR Colour Brochure
Epson Interfaces