Tally LA48N / LA48W

Tally printer applications LA48N / LA48W


The Tally LA48N narrow cart printer and the Tally LA48W wide carriage model are designed for a wide variety of applications and are specially optimized for DEC® environments. Support languages ??DEC®ANSI, IBM® ProPrinter® X24e and Epson® ESC / P2 emulation. The 24 pin print head produces great print clarity in both text and graphics. The printer has nineteen resident fonts and eight resident barcode fonts ensuring high quality, speed and reliable bar code printing. The printer offers simple switching of paper types and automatic cutting functions. Its continuous shape makes it easy to switch between continuous paper and loose sheets. The continuous paper is automatically fed to the cutting position at the end of each job.

With a maximum noise level of only 49 dB (A), the Tally LA48N and LA48W are very quiet printers compared to many competitive models.

Tally LA48N Strengths

  • 24 pin printhead
  • Emulation ANSI DEC
  • Very quiet, only 49 dB (A)
  • Up to 480 cps
  • Thickness of up to 5 copies (Original + 4)
  • Work cycle of 8,000 pages per month

Link manufacturer:  http://www.dascom.co.uk/Products/s_Detail.aspx?pid=3&info_id=25


Print Speed 10 cpi: High Speed Draft 400 (LA48N), 448 (LA48W); Draft 360; LQ 113
Print Method Serial Impact
Resolution Up to 360 x 360 dpi (ESC/P Emulation only)
Throughput 319 pages per hour (ECMA 132)
Character Density 10, 12, 15, 17.1, 18, 20 cpi
Line Density 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 lpi
Printhead Life 400 M strokes per needle
Standard Connectivity (model variants) Parallel/USB; Parallel/Serial RS232; All 128K input
Optional Connectivity External Ethernet 10/100baseT
Standard Emulation DEC ANSI PPL2, IBM® Proprinter, Epson® LQ (ESC P/2)
Fonts Bitmap fonts: Courier 10, Prestige Elite 12, Boldface PS, Compressed Draft 12, High-speed draft 12, OCR-B 10,OCR-A 10, Correspondence 10, PCIA 10, Scalable Fonts: Courier, Nimbus Sans®, Timeless (Normal, Bold, Italic), 8barcodes
Consumables 4 Million Character Ribbon
Standard Paper Handling Auto tear; manual continuous/cut sheet switch; manual paper thickness adjustment.
Number of Copies Orginal + 4 (5-part forms)
Paper Type Continuous forms and Cut forms
Form Thickness Max. 0.35mm (.014 in.)
Paper Size LA48N: Cut sheet: width 4.01-10.51 inches, length 2.99-14.33 inches
Continuous forms: width 4.01-10.51 inches, length over 4 inches
LA48W: Cut sheet: width 4.01-16.53 inches, length 2.99-16.53 inches
Continuous forms: width 4.01-16.53 inches, length over 4 inches
Physical Weight LA48N: 7.3 Kg (16 lbs.); LA48W: 9.7 Kg (21 lbs.)
Physical Size (HxWxD): LA48N: 120x415x330mm (Approx. 4.72 X 16.33 X 12.99 inches)
LA48W: 120x570x330mm (Approx. 4.72 X 22.44 X 12.99 inches)
Power Voltage 120 V
Power Consumption Printing: 90W, Sleep Mode: max 10W (LA48N), max 28W (LA48W)
Workload Up to 8,000 pages per month
Reliability MTBF 20,000 hours @ 25% duty cycle
Drivers Windows 9x/ME, 2000, 2003 Server, XP, Vista
Temperature +5°C to +38°C
Humidity 30% to 80%
Acoustic 49dB(A)
Warranty One Year return to depot
Note 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 operating conditions.

REF: 43837

Nylon tape Tally 4 million characters.


tally LA48n

Compatible Models: 2248/2348, LA48N, LA48W


The original cartridges   have been carefully designed by Tally to work with your printer, in order to offer high quality printing and unparalleled reliability.