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T6050 Matrix Line Printer - 500 lpm

This is a discontinued product. 
The T6050 Matrix Line Printer has been
replaced with the TallyGenicom Line of Matrix Line Printers
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The Powerful, Entry Level Line Printer

The T6050 line impact dot matrix printer from Tally combines the speed and power of line printing with the flexibility of a desktop dot matrix printer. (Click here or on pictures for specifications)

T6050 with Open Pedestal
T6050 Open Pedestal

T6050 with Enclosed Pedestal

T6050 Closed Pedestal

The T6050 prints at 500 lines per minute for long-run data processing printouts, yet gives all the font and character printing capability needed for management reports, mailings or forms processing.

Three graphics language emulations are built into the T6050 in addition to POSTNET bar code. Only Tally provides both QMS CODE V and Printronix Graphics Language (PGL) compatibility at no extra cost.

Stored-energy hammer bank technology in the T6050 provides consistent print quality, whether printing single-part or six-part forms, while using less electrical energy than other line impact technologies.

The T6050 offers a straight paper path for highly-reliable forms handling with paper loading from the front. Models equipped with the Quick Access feature provide easy access to forms and labels through the top of the printer.

  • Line printer reliability at an entry-level price
  • Excellent features with up to 500 lines per minute
  • Mission critical durability and paper handling
  • Straight paper path for excellent forms handling, up to 6-part forms
  • Unlimited duty cycle
  • Excellent connectivity including Twinax, Coax, Ethernet, IPDS and IPDS over TCP/IP
  • Stored-energy hammer bank technology for highest reliability
  • Page Segment Architecture for highest throughput
  • Read/right bar code algorithm
  • Quick-change, clean-hands ribbon cartridges
  • Flash memory for easy program updates
  • Paper motion and paper out detection
  • Available in Tabletop, Enclosed Pedestal and Quick Access versions

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  • ISO 9001 certified
  • Print tax forms, payroll checks, inventory reports and invoices
  • Energy Star compliant
  • Print pick lists, shipping labels and freight bills
  • Excellent readability on all industry-standard bar codes
  • Jam-free operation
  • Operates in harsh environments
  • Handles inventory labels and heavy stock
  • USPS POSTNET bar code certified
  • Ideal for long, unattended print runs
  • Rugged design, high speed, high workload


T6050 Technical Specifications

Item Feature / Descriptioin

Print Technology

Line impact dot matrix

Print Speed

Text: 500 lines per minute, draft; 375 lines per minute, data processing; graphics: 50 inches per minute


80,000 pages per month

Acoustic Level

55 dB(A)

Character Printing Modes

Constant density fonts; enhanced fonts

Character Sets

27 unique character sets with 35 language substitutions

Characters Per Inch

5, 6, 6.7, 7.5, 8.3, 8.6, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 16.7, 17.1, 20 cpi

Lines Per Inch

1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 & 12 (plus variable line spacing)


Draft, Data processing, Courier, Gothic, OCR A & B (ANSI & DIN)

Character Styles

Bold, italic, superscript, subscript, underline, overline, and strikethrough

Graphics Resolution

Maximum: 240 x 288 (H x V)

Graphics Compatibility

Tally Industrial Graphics; QMS CODE VTM Version 2; Printronix PGL

Bar Codes

Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN 8, EAN 13, EAN 128, Codabar, Identicon 2 of 5, MSI, POSTNET

Control Panel

Alphanumeric display (six languages) provides complete access to printer operation, configuration, calibration and test features. Includes lockout feature

Paper Handling

Straight paper path. Two adjustable pull tractors provide low profile design, with easy paper loading from the front.

Paper motion detection and alarm. Paper out detection and alarm. Forms position retained in nonvolatile storage.

Quick Forms Access models with easy top access to forms and labels (no paper motion detection)

With Quick Access


Without Quick Access

Quick Access Model Without Quick Access

Print Media

Up to 6-part forms, forms thickness maximum .025", weight: 15-100 lb. stock

Paper Sizes

Width: 4" - 16", forms length: 1 - 255 lines

Paper Advance

Slew Speed: 16 inches per second (max.)

Standard Interface

Serial RS-232 (up to 38.4K Baud) and IEEE-1284 compliant Centronics Parallel are both standard (hot I/Os with active port selected automatically)

Standard Emulations

MTPL, Printronix P600 and P6000, HP 2564C, DEC LG01, Epson FX100, Genicom ANSI & IBM Proprinter III XL


Easy-load cartridge, fabric - 25, 50 & 150 million characters

Physical (H x W x D)

Tabletop: 12.7" x 31.5" x 23.1", 79 lbs.; Table Top on Stand: 39.4" x 31.5" x 28.7", 99 lbs.

Enclosed Cabinet: 38.6"" x 31.5"" x 33.4"", 123 lbs.

Power Requirements

90 - 130/180 - 260 V, 57 - 63/47 - 53 Hz (auto-ranging); Consumption: 150 Watts average


Temperature range:

10°C to 40°C (operating); -20°C to 60°C (non-operating)


10% to 90% non-condensing (operating); 5% to 95% non-condensing (non-operating)

Optional Interfaces

FourPlex I/O: Twinax, Coax, Serial and Parallel, IPDS for FourPlex

LANPlex ll I/O: Ethernet (10BaseT/100BaseT), Serial and Parallel, IPDS for LANPlex

Extended Parallel I/O: Dataproducts Standard, Dataproducts Long Lines; FourPlex and LANPlex also available as factory configured models

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