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Tally Dascom 1225 Matrix Printer



Up to 375 cps


The Tally Dascom 1225 is a 24 pin, 136 column serial dot matrix printer with USB and parallel interfaces as standard. The wide carriage printer is perfect for industrial environments and front and back office applications.

With low running costs, high quality output and an easy to use control panel it‘s ideal for low volume listing reports, invoices and other critical documents, as well as dispatch notes and labels.

In addition to these applications, the 1225 is also well suited for measurement and control systems.

Amongst the lowest priced matrix printers available today the 1225 also offers a long life ribbon which means fewer ribbon changes, less downtime and lower running costs.


• 24 pin print head
• Print Speeds (up to 375 cps)
• Up to 5 part forms (Original + 4)
• Auto switching USB, parallel and serial interface



Print Speed

10 cpi: 375cps (HSD), 250 cps (Draft), 83 cps (LQ) 
12 cpi: 300 cps (Draft), 100 cps (LQ)

Print Method

Serial Impact Dot Matrix


Up to 360 x 360 dpi

Throughput (ECMA 132)

336 pages per hour

Character Density

10, 12, 15, 17.1, 20cpi, Proportional Spacing

Line Density

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 lpi

Printhead Life

400 Million Strokes per pin


48 Kb

Standard Connectivity

USB 2.0, parallel (Bi-directional)

Standard Emulation

Epson LQ (ESC P/2), IBM ProPrinter (2390 Plus)


Draft, Courier, Roman, Sans Serif, Prestige, Script, Orator, Gothic, Souvenir, OCR-A/B*, 10 Barcodes


Black Ribbon: 7 million characters

Standard Paper Handling

Push tractor and single sheet tray

Paper Type

Continuous forms, cut sheet

Number of Copies

Original +4 (5-part forms)

Paper Weight

52-100 gsm

Paper Size

3“ to 16.53“ wide

Physical Weight

Approximately 18lbs

Physical Size

(HxWxD): 6.8“x23.1“x13.1“

Power Voltage

230 V

Power Frequency

50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption

max 7.6W in Standby

Reliability MTBF

10,000 hours


Windows 2000, 2003 Server, XP, Vista, Windows 7


+5°C to +40°C


10% to 80% (not condensing)


< 55dB(A) (ISO 7779)


1 year warranty return to depot


For OCR applications it is recommended that your readers are tested with print samples supplied by DASCOM prior to purchase. Paper is a highly variable medium and should be tested prior to purchase. The quoted consumable life is the average for the printer when used under normal operation conditions.


We also Sell Ribbons and Parts for All Tally and Tally Dascom Printers

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