Compuprint 4247-X03

High-speed reliable printing for high-demand commercial environments


Compuprint 4247-X03 model


High reliability at a low cost 

Designed for high performance printing in demanding printing environments, from offices to warehouses. The rugged Compuprint 4247-X03 industrial printers provide professional reliability at a surprisingly attractive cost. Thanks to its trouble-free operation, Compuprint impact printers continue to offer business value that laser devices are unable to match.

With print speeds of up to 800 cps, an 18-pin printhead, the Compuprint 4247-X03 is designed for high-performance performance in demanding print environments, from office to warehouse, the Compuprint 4247-X03 industrial printer offers Professional reliability a The cost of ownership is surprisingly attractive.



An impressive functional life, low costs per page and worry-free operation. For mission critical applications, when reliability is paramount, or when the cost of printing is a concern, the Compuprint 4247-X03 is ready to meet the core business needs and protect the bottom line.

For applications that are critical to your business, where reliability is critical, or when printing costs are a concern, Compuprint printers are ready to serve your critical business needs and protect your investment.

Rugged metal housing, the Compuprint 4247 X03 is  designed to provide exceptional performance even in the most demanding and complex environments. The two optional front paper feed paths and the sturdy 6-pin tractors  make it easy to load forms and allow reliable paper movement for printing on a  wide variety of forms.



Max. Print speed¹ (at 10cpi)
Quick draft mode 800 cps
Data processing
mode 400 cps NLQ mode 200 cps

18-needle printhead

Printing options
13.6 “maximum print line / 345.44 mm

Vertical spacing:
6 or 8 lpi selectable from the operator panel for text
3, 4, 6, 8 or 9 Ipi selectable under program control for text
1/144 “increments under program control available for graphics

Horizontal spacing:
10, 12, 15, 16.7, 17.1 and 20 cpi, 10 cpi in quick draft mode
Proportional spacing is available in DP text and NLQ mode

UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-2, UPC-5, EANJ-8, EANJ-13, Code 3 of 9, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Industrial 2 of 5, Codabar, MSI and Matrix 2 out of 5

Paper handling
Support for two continuous forms inputs.

Dual front tractors
Paper parking, switching and linking.
Automatic loading of forms and adjustment of thickness.

Paper sizes Continuous shapes:
3 “to 17” (76 mm to 432 mm) wide, 3 “to 24” (76 mm to 610 mm) long

Emulations Standard:
Standard: Epson FX, IBM Proprinter 4202 III XL and IBM 2381 Personal Printer and native mode 4247
Optional IPDS Ethernet: IBM 4224, IBM 4230 and 4247 native mode

Centronics parallel, serial (RS-232C), USB 2.0, Ethernet 10/100 BaseT

Input buffer up to 128Kb

Physical characteristics
WxDxH: 26.4 “x 17.7” x 12.6 “(670 mm x 450 mm x 320 mm)
46.3 lb./21 kg (weight)

Ambient conditions Relative humidity: 40% to 60% (non-condensing), RH temperature: 500 to 104F (100 to 40 ° C) in operation
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing), temperature of RH: -31 ° F to 149 ° F (-350 to 65 ° C) Storage
Acoustic impression (in DP text mode): 4247-X03: 55.7 dBA
Power voltage 90 to 244 Vac
Power frequency 50/60 Hz Maximum
power consumption
, 240 watts, 160 watts typical, 22 watt energy saving mode

Heat output
147 W typical (500 BTU / h), 23 W at rest (75 BTU / h)

57,000 pages per month

660 pages per hour (ECMA 132)
Printhead life
800 million characters draft mode

Black tape of 20 million characters.

MTBF 20,000 hours at 25% DC

The exact speed varies depending on the complexity of the document, the system configuration, the software application, the driver and the status of the printer.
The maximum workload is calculated in the nominal duty cycle (4 hours per day for 22 days per month)
The life of the tape depends on many factors, including the condition of the printer, the configuration of the machine, the quality of the paper and the barcode. For optimal printer performance, use only genuine Compuprint consumables.


  • REF: 41U2235-C           Black ribbon (15MC) for 4247-L03 and plus model
  • REF: 57P1743-C           Black ribbon (25MC) for 4247-X03, 4247-Z03 and plus models