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Ithaca BANKjet 1500 POS Printer

The Ithaca BANKjet 1500 has been discontinued. No direct replacement is available.
Please contact us for a suitable substitute.

One-color or two-color printing for attention-grabbing graphics, promotions, special offers, and more.

Quicker, cleaner and quieter than any impact in the financial services industry, the Ithaca BANKjet 1500 is packed with convenient, real-world features necessary for any busy financial institution. Based on proven inkjet technology in use in the retail world, BANKjet 1500 prints in your choice of red, black, green or blue - in any combination of two colors - thanks to a high capacity, 7-million character Hewlett-Packard cartridge. Engineered for easy, worry free operation, the BANKjet 1500 comes with a standard 2-year warranty, complete with extended maintenance options. And, of course, it's backed by Ithaca's solid reputation for quality and reliability.

The Ithaca BANKjet 1500 is also known as the Transact Ithaca BANKjet 1500

BANKjet 1500 Options
Ithaca BANKjet 1500 (BJ15-USB-2)
BANKjet 1500, Inkjet Receipt-Validation Printer (USB Interface, 2 Color Ink - Red and Black Cartidges)
Ithaca BANKjet 1500 (1500USB/B-DG-BJ)
Ithaca BANKjet 1500 (1500S/B-25-BJ-DK)
BANKjet 1500, BANKJET1500, Serial'L, 25PIN BLK.IND, DK.GRAY (3") REC/VALID

Ithaca BANKjet 1500 Details


Print speed (@ 8 lpi):
Characters per inch (cpi):

Characters per line:
Print zone width:

Inserted form:

Max. 208 dpi horizontal, 96 dpi vertical
12 lps min. @ 10 cpl, 6 lps min. @40 cpl
Selectable (defaults = 6 and 8)
Selectable to 30 max.
(defaults=13, 14.8, 17.3 and 20.8)
74 max. (default=44)
2.54 inches (64.5 mm.) up to 3.54 inches
(89.9 mm.) on slip
9 lines @ 6 LPI (12 lines @ 8 LPI)
6” x 2.75” check when inserted vertically:
Front: 51 lines @ 10 CPI rotated print
Back: 30 lines @ 6 LPI (40 lines @ 8 LPI)


  • Simple Snap-In No-Mess Cartridges with Fast-Drying Ink
  • Standard Warranty: Two Years (Extended Maintenance Plan Available)
  • PowerPocket® for Protected and Secure Storage of Power Supply
  • Patented Insta-Load® Automatic Paper Loading
  • Cash Drawer Drivers: Dual with Status (Single RJ12)
  • Font Selections: Small Draft, Medium Draft, Large Draft and Near Letter Quality
  • Selectable Printing Features of Bold, Italics, Size Scaling and Rotated
  • Emulations: Ithaca/IBM, Epson ESC/POS, Epson TM-U325, Microline (Other Financial Emulations: Contact Us For Details)
  • APA and Epson Bit Map Graphics
  • Data Buffer: 8K (Adjustable)
  • n 208K Non-Volatile Flash for Multiple Character Sets, Bit Images and EJ
  • Barcodes: Code 39, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A and UPC-E, EAN8 and EAN13, Code 128
  • 65 Language Character Sets Supported (EURO Character Included)
  • Self-Diagnostics
  • Remote Statistics
  • Paper Out and Ink Low Detection and Indicators
  • Software Developer’s Toolkit Available
  • Top Drop-in Forms Insertion with Programmable Top of Form
  • Independent Validation


Dimensions without cutter (in inches):
Dimensions without cutter (in mm.):
Dimensions with cutter (in inches):
Dimensions with cutter (in mm.):

6.75 W x 9.75 D x 5.92 H
172 W x 248 D x 151 H
6.75 W x 9.75 D x 6.44 H
172 W x 248 D x 164 H
6 lbs. (2.7 Kg)
8 lbs. (3.6 Kg)


RS232C: Bi-Directional Serial (9- or 25-Pin D-shell)
IEEE1284: Bi-Directional Parallel (25-Pin D-shell or 36-Pin Centronics)
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
10 Base-T Ethernet

USB, WindowsTM 95/98/2000/Me/XP, XFS 2.0 compliance is available, OPOS, Vista

Small power brick internally mounted in PowerPocket® slot: 100-240 VAC Universal Switcher, 47-63 HZ OR 24 VDC from external power source

Printer in full operation (tear-bar model)*
MTBF: 28,000 hours
Auto-Cutter: 1,000,000 cuts
*Reliability data is based on Ithaca standard test conditions simulating a
normal operating environment.


Extended Operating Temperature:

Storage Temperature:

32 to +113 °F @ 10 to 90% RH,
0 to +45 °C
14 to +140 °F @ 10 to 90% RH,
-10 to +60 °C


TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT) is the leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific printers for transactionbased industries. These industries include gaming, lottery, POS, kiosk, and banking. Each individual market has distinct, critical requirements for printing and the transaction isn’t complete until the receipt and/or ticket is produced. TransAct printers are designed from the ground up based on market specific requirements and are sold under the Ithaca® and Epic product brands. TransAct distributes its products through OEMs, valueadded resellers, and selected distributors. TransAct has over two million printers installed around the world. TransAct has a strong focus on the after-market side of the business, with a high commitment to printer service, supplies, and spare parts. TransAct is headquartered in Hamden, CT. For more information on TransAct, visit or call 203-859-6800.

  • Paper roll (one ply: for best results, use TMP or Recycled):
    3 inches (76 mm.) W, 4.0 inches (100 mm.) in diameter
  • Paper roll thickness: .003 in. to .004 in. (.076 mm. to .102 mm.)
  • Inserted form thickness (one-ply): .003 in. to .0047 in.
    (.076 mm. to .119 mm.)
  • Form dimensions for validation (in inches): Minimum 2.75 W x 2.75 L,
    Maximum 11 W x 8.5 L
  • Form dimensions for validation (in mm.): Minimum 70 W x 70 L,
    Maximum 279 W x 216 L
  • Form dimensions for full check print inserted vertically (in inches):
    Minimum 2.75 W x 6 L, Maximum 2.75 W x 8.75 L
  • Form dimensions for full check print inserted vertically (in mm.):
    Minimum 70 W x 152.4 L, Maximum 70 W x 152.4 L, Maximum
    70 W x 222.3 L

Black, red, green, blue: Average 7 million characters to ink depletion (avg. 16 dots/character) **Reliability data is based on HP test, results.

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