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Citizen PPU-231 Direct Thermal Kiosk Printer Printable Version

 Product Description

The CITIZEN PPU-231 is a purpose build Thermal Printer Mechanism with control board and Presenter for all types of Kiosk applications

Main Features:

Easy Paper Handling: Presenter feeds out paper after docket fully printed

Paper Auto loading

Bar-code Printing

Capable of loading large diameter roll

Both Serial (RS232) & Parallel (Centronics) Interface available

Equipped with Paper end sensor & Paper near end sensor 


Printing Method

Line Thermal Printing

Printing Width

72mm/576 Dots

Dot Pitch

8 Dots/mm

Printing Speed

62 mm/sec (max.), 500 dotlines/sec

Number of Columns

48 columns (Font A), 64 Columns (Font B)

Font Size

1.25mm x 3.00mm (Font A: 12 x 24 dots)

0.88mm x 3.00mm (Font B: 9 x 24 dots)


Alphanumeric, International characters

Barcode type


Line Spacing

4.23mm (1/6") Selectable by command set (Min. 1/203 inch).

Printing Paper

Thermal Roll Paper width: 80 mm

External diameter: ø203mm (with paper holder unit)

Internal diameter: ø25.4mm

Paper thickness: 60 to 85 µm

Recommended paper: TF-50KS-E, TF-62KS-E (Nippon Paper Industries)






Input Buffer

4K Bytes




Paper near end sensor (adjustable, for PHU series)

Paper end sensor (for PMU series)

Black mark sensor (option)

Power Source Voltage

24V ±7%

Power Consumption

100 Watt



1.6 Kg (inc. Control Board)

PHU (Paper Roll Holder)

0.9 Kg (ex. Paper Roll)

External Dimensions


153.7 x 160 x 172mm


132.2 x 120 x 125.2mm

Operating Temperature/Humidity

5 to 40°C, 35 to 85%RH (No condensation)

Storage Temperature/Humidity

-20 to 60 °C, 10 to 90%RH (No condensation)



 50,000,000 pulses or 30 km

Auto Cutter:

300,000 cuts

Safety Standards

UL, C-UL, FCC class A, TUV-CE marking

Manufacturer:  Citizen
Citizen PPU-231 Direct Thermal Kiosk Printer
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