DP8340 Impact Printers

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  • 40-Column, 9-pin Dot Matrix Printer
  • Supports Two Color Printing
  • Ideal Printer for Data Logging Applications
  • Sprocket Model Available (DP8340S)
  • Popular and Cost Effective
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DP8340 Printer Description

The DP8340 is a unique 114mm wide dot matrix impact printer used all around the world in multiple of applications. Its specific width allows it to print report, receipt, data or invoices depending of your needs. Its high reliability and its capability to support 12V, make it a perfect product for many mobile applications in vehicles. Its ability to print black and red has been a great benefit by bringing attention to special items on the receipt.


Specifications - DP8340


Printer Method   9-Pin Dot Matrix
Print Speed   2 Lines Per Second Bi-Directional
Printer Case Color   Putty
Models Available   Tear Bar Only
Two Color Print Capability   Red & Black Ribbon Required
No. of Columns   40 (12 CPI) default , 48 or 60 column option
Font Size   5 x 9
Character Set   ASCII 96, International and Symbol 64, Block graphics 64, IBM Special 83 & Block graphics 50 (Available on parallel interface only), Download 10 (Available on parallel interface only)
Bar Codes   N/A
Line Spacing   1/6 inch standard
Paper Specfications

Roll Diameter

Modular Serial I/F, 4.5" Roll Paper
Parallel I/F, 4.5" Roll Paper
Modular Serial I/F, 4.5" Sprocket Paper
Parallel I/F, 4.5" Sprocket Paper
Modular Serial I/F, 3.25" Roll Paper
Parallel I/F, 3.25" Roll Paper
Up to 80mm
Mac 0.09mm

Ribbon Specifications


Black (800,000 Characters)
Black/Red (800,000 / 400,000 Characters)
Multiple Copy Support   Original + 1 Copy
Data Buffer   Approximately 1.5 KB
Power Supply   External; Requires PS8340 External Power Supply
Drivers Available   Windows® XP 32 Bit, Vista 32Bit, Windows 7 32Bit, Server 2008 32Bit, XP Embedded, POSReady 2009, OPOS™, StarIO SDK
Swappable Interfaces   N/A
Swappable Interfaces   N/A
Interfaces Offered   RJ45 Serial or Parallel

Peripheral Drive Circuit:

Parallel Model
RJ45 Serial Model

2 circuits, (24V max. 1A), 1 Compulsion input
1 internal circuit
Power   12V DC ( Max 2 amps) Requires PS8340 External Power Supply
Operating Conditions   Temperature: 5ºC to 40ºC
Humidity: 10% - 80% RH (without condensation)
Storage Conditions   Temperature: -20ºC to 70ºC
Humidity: 10% - 95% RH
  202mm(W) x 200(D) x 98(H) mm
1.9 kg
Safety Standards   UL, C-UL, TüV, CE
Reliability MCBF
Print Head
  5 Million Lines
70 Million Characters
Included with Printer   Paper Holders, Re-Roll Prevention Guard, Ribbon Cartridge, DIP Switch Cover, User Manual
Warranty   2 Year Full Manufacturer Warranty
Options   External Power Supply (PS8340)
12V Mobile Power Supply


Features and Benefits - DP8340


Small Foot Print   Save precious counter space
Proven Reliability   MCBF: 10 Million Lines

Multiple Width Models


4.5 inch wide paper
3.25 inch wide paper

Sprocket Models Available

Supports tractor feed-type paper

4.5 inch wide paper
Two Color Capable   Highlight important information
Small Foot Print   Save precious counter space
Multiple Copy Support   Print multiple part forms; Supports Original + 1 copies
12 VDC Power   Perfect for mobile applications



Models - DP8340

Part NumberModelDescription
37967010Impact 3 YR Extend-A-StarExtends standard warranty to total of three (3) years. Valid in US / CA / Latin America. See terms & conditions for details.
37967020Impact 4 YR Extend-A-StarExtends standard warranty to total of four (4) years. Valid in US / CA / Latin America. See terms & conditions for details.
37967050Impact 2 YR Swap-A-StarAdds next business day replacement to standard two (2) year warranty. Valid in contiguous US only. See terms & conditions for details.
37967060Impact 3 YR Swap-A-StarExtends standard warranty to total of three (3) years and includes next business day replacement. Valid in contiguous US only. See terms & conditions for details.
80900300SF-03BR RIBBONDP8340 Red/Black Ribbon, 400K Black/800K Red Character Life
80980630SF-03B BLACK RIBBONDP8340 Black Ribbon, 800K Character Life
37967240Impact 4 YR Extend LimitedAdds two (2) years limited warranty to standard warranty. Valid in Latin America. See terms & conditions for details.

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External Power Supply;
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