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Axiohm A470 Dot Matrix Impact Printer

Compact Point-of-Sale, Banking and Data Logging Printer
The Axiohm A470 series dot matrix printers are designed with today's need for speed, versatility and small footprint in mind. Ideal for any printing application requiring customer receipts or printing on inserted forms, these printers are available with journal take-up and validation capability, or with an integral paper cutter. The Axiohm A470 family prints four lines per second at any pitch, supports 1.2 or 3 ply roll paper and offers up to 17 lines of independent or concurrent multipart form validation. An intelligent power supply meet worldwide voltage and frequency requirements. The Axiohm A470 Series is an enhancement of a widely installed and field proven design. It offers a broad range of rugged, high performance printing solutions and unparalleled flexibility at a truly low price.

The Axiohm A470 series printers offer a solution to any transaction printing requirement. Cash drawer outputs, flash memory and ease of use make these printers the perfect choice for any transaction application requiring a receipt, an audit trail, printing on a form, such as a check, voucher, charge form or any combination of transaction requirements. The adjustable form stop and user controlled clamp delay lend themselves perfectly to customizing standard printers to meet specific application requirements. The intelligent power supply and selectable fonts are ideal for all internal applications.

Complete Family
Eight different models to handle receipt, journal and validation transactions.

Easy paper loading and snap-in ribbon cartridge insure fast, trouble free replenishment. Printer set up is through case bottom and requires not tools for access.

Both RS232 and parallel interfaces are standard. Intelligent power supply automatically compensates for voltage and frequency changes. Flash Memory allows download of new software from the host.

Two cash drawer outputs with drawer open status are standard. Form stop is user adjustable and form-in delay is under host control. Standard commands for form eject and buffer clear streamline host commands and transactions.


  • A470-4770 Receipt

  • A470-4771 Receipt/Independent Validate

  • A470-4772 Receipt/Concurrent Validate

  • A470-4773 Receipt Cutter

  • A470-4774 Validate Only

  • A470-4710 Journal/Receipt

  • A470-4711 Journal/Receipt/Independent Validate

  • A470-4712 Journal/Receipt/Concurrent Validate


Axiohm A470 Dot Matrix Impact Printer Specifications:


Dimensions 5.57" (141 mm) H x 6.34" (161 mm) W x 11.54" (293 mm) L (R/J/V models)
5.57" (141 mm) H x 6.34" (161 mm) W x 8.3" (211 mm) L (R/V models)
Weight 6.50 lbs. (2.95 kg) R/J/V
5.75 lbs. (2.61 kg) R/V models
1.12 lbs. (0.51 kg) Ext. Power Supply
Power Supply External 90 to 264 VAC 47-63 Hz
Roll Paper Width: 3.25" +/- .03" (82.55 mm +/- .76mm)
Diameter:  3.5" (88.9 mm)
Plies: 1, 2 or 3 carbonless
Total Maximum Thickness .003" - .005" per ply (.076 - .127 mm)
Total: .012" maximum (.3048 mm)
Ribbon Cartridge Type Purple: 4 million characters
Cartridge Type Black: 2 million characters
Interface RS232C (RJ-45 Female Connectors)
Parallel (DB-25S Male Connector)
Baud Rates 300 to 19,200
Buffer 7 KB
Cash Drawer 2 (Separate RJ-11 Female Connectors)
Drawer Open Sense on both
Print Speed Up to 4.2 lines per second
Paper Feed 3.47 inches per second
Printhead 9 wire impact dot matrix
Graphics Full 9 Wire
Line Pitch 5.3, 6.0, 6.9, 8.0 LPI under host control
Character Sets 7 international character sets (244 characters per set)
Character Pitch 14 pitches, 6 to 24 characters per inch (16 to 66 characters per line)
Print Line 2.78"
Validation Up to 17 lines on inserted form at 5.3, 6.0, 6.9, 8.0 LPI under host control
Cutter Full cut rotary, 400,000 cut MTCF
Agency Listings FCC Class A, CSA, TUV, (G.S.), CE



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