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Epson PLQ-22CSM Passbook Printer

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Enjoy operational efficiency with its first multi-function passbook printer and scanner, PLQ-22CSM a secure solution that offers space, time and cost savings for your business.

      • High-speed efficiency for multiple functions
      • Speed: up to 576cps (12cpi)
      • High-speed duplex colour scanner for optimum security
      • Reliable High Recognition Magnetic-ink Character Reader (MICR)


Multiple Functions
Swiftly process cheques with the multi-function PLQ-22CSM printer that reads magnetic characters on cheques, prints, and scans both sides of a cheque simultaneously, leading to significantly lower processing periods. This equates to increased productivity, improved customer satisfaction and reduced cost as well.

Advanced Scanning Capabilities
You can easily process bill payments for your customers with the printer’s advanced scanning capabilities. The device is able to enhance characters that are on a background image and improve the readability of characters with the Text Enhancement function. Aside from simple scanning jobs, the PLQ-22CSM printer allows you to scan and then crop a document to create images of the necessary portion of a document.

Seamless Integration
Epson PLQ-22CSM suit existing IT infrastructure with the ability to emulate IBM, Wincor and Olivetti control code. The printers come with Parallel, Serial and USB interfaces that can conveniently integrate the printers into your existing systems.

Secured Processing
Epson PLQ-22CSM printer has the ability to scan carbon characters through unwanted background colours and graphics to eliminate the risk of counterfeit cheques. High-resolution and high-speed infrared duplex colour scanners work seamlessly with an application to help verify signatures and detect counterfeits in the process.

Assured Verification
Reliability in verification and authentication process is imperative in the banking and finance sector. As such, entrust the Epson PLQ-22CSM printer to prevent loss of time and money caused by recognition error through its 99%* recognition rate of the magnetic-ink character reader (MICR).

All-in-One Convenience
Eliminate storage and transportation needs with the PLQ-22CSM printer. Equipped with the abilities of ID photo card scan and Magnetic Stripe Reader/ Writer (MSRW), you have the perfect product for all front desk operations while you save space, time, and costs with digitisation.

Easy Feed for Perfect Scans
Epson PLQ-22CSM printer has the ability to detect and correct slanted documents through a variety of document sizes and materials (e.g. from a passbook to an ID photo card). Its skew adjustment function and smart paper-position detector ensure that every scan you make is perfectly aligned.


Scanner Type: Document feedSensor Type: CISMaximum Scan Area: 216 × 356 mmOutput Resolution: Main 600 dpi / 300 dpi / 200 dpi
Sub 600 dpi / 300 dpi / 200 dpiMaximum Effective Pixels: 5104 × 8410Scanner Bit Depth (Colour): input 24 bit / output 24 bitScanner Bit Depth (Black & White): input 8 bit / output 8 bitMICR Supported Font: E13B, CMC7Optical Character Recognition: OCR A / BBarcode: Code39, Code128, ITF (Interleaved 2 of 5), EAN8, EAN13, UPC-A / UPC-E, Codabar (NW7)

Scan Speed:

ADF Monochrome (Simplex / Duplex): 20 " / second (200 dpi, 300 dpi), 3.9 " / second (600 dpi)ADF Colour (Simplex / Duplex): 7.7 " / second (200 dpi, 300 dpi), 1.3 " / second (600 dpi)

Printing Technology:

Printing Method: 24 pins Impact Dot MatrixColour: BlackControl Code: PR2, WNI4915, IBM4722, ESC / P2, ESC / P2 + ESC / MC, IBM PPDS emulation

Print Speed:

High Speed Draft: (PR2 emulation) 10cpi: 480 cps
(ESC/P2) 10cpi: 480 cpsDraft: (PR2 emulation) 10cpi: 360 cps
(ESC/P2) 10cpi: 360 cps
(IBM4722) 10cpi: 360 cpsNLQ: (PR2 emulation) 10cpi: 180 cps
(IBM4722) 10cpi: 180 cpsLetter Quality: (PR2 emulation) 10cpi: 120 cps
(ESC/P2) 10cpi: 120 cps
(IBM4722) 10cpi: 120 cps


MVBF: 7 million linesMTBF: 10000 POHPrinthead Life: 400 million strokes/wireScan Life: 200,000 scans

Print Characteristics:

Character Sets: International, PC-437 InternationalBarcode: EAN-13, EAN-8, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 39, Coda bar (NW-7), Industrial 2 of 5

Paper Path:

Manual Insertion: Front in, Front out / Front in, Rear out

Paper Media:

Passbook: (Width) 110 - 241.3 mm
(Length) Horizontal: 127 - 220 mm, Vertical: 85 - 220 mm
(Thickness) Maximum: 2.6 mm, Cover Page: 0.2 - 0.5 mm, Each Page: 0.1 - 0.15 mmCut Sheet Size: (Width) 65 - 245 mm
(Length) 67 - 297 mm
(Thickness) Single Sheet: 0.065 - 0.19 mm, Multi Part: 0.12 - 0.53 mmCheque: (Width) 120 - 216 mm
(Height) 68 - 120 mm
(Thickness) 0.075 - 0.2 mmMagnetic Stripe: (Width) 14 mm
(Length) 80 mmLine Spacing: 4.23 mm


Multipart Copy Capability: 1 original + 6 copies

Supported OS and Applications:

Supported OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10

Dimensions and Weight:

Dimensions (W x D x H): 384 x 280 x 203 mmWeight: Approx. 9.2kg


Ribbon Cartridge Black: Approx. 10 million characters (Draft 10 cpi, 24 dots/character)

Environmental Conditions (Operating):

Temperature: 5 - 35 °CHumidty: 10 - 80 % RH

Acoustic Noise:

Acoustic Noise: Approx. 55 dB(A)* A4 Single Sheet
Approx. 53 dB(A)* Passbook
* ISO7779 pattern


Interface: Bi-directional parallel interface (IEEE-1284 nibble mode supported), Serial I/F, High Speed USB 2.0

Printable Columns:

Pitch: 10 cpi: 94 cpl, 12 cpi: 112 cpl

Ribbon Cartridge:

Colour: BlackType: FabricRibbon Life: Approx. 5 million characters (LQ 10 cpi, 48 dots / character). Approx. 10 million characters (Draft 10 cpi, 24 dots / character)