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Ithaca BANKjet 2500 POS Printer

The Ithaca BANKjet 2500 has been discontinued. No direct replacement is available.
Please contact us for a suitable substitute.

Standard RS-232 and USB interfaces

The Ithaca BANKjet 2500 is a high-quality inkjet printer that's the ideal, easy-to-use solution for today's financial institutions. Its drop-in paper loading design makes paper loading quick and easy. Featuring standard RS-232 and USB interfaces, auto calibrating form sensors, a tear bar, cut-through validation slot, and quiet functionality, the BANKjet 2500 is a sound financial investment.

The Ithaca BANKjet 2500 is also known as the Transact Ithaca BANKjet 2500

BANKjet 2500 Options
Ithaca BANKjet 2500 (BJ2500)
BANKjet 2500, Teller Receipt Validation Banking Printer (9-Pin Serial/USB, 1 Color, Validation, Tear bar and Power supply) - Color: Black

Ithaca BANKjet 2500 Details


Printing method
Print dot diameter
Vertical dot pitch
Horizontal (Full) dot pitch
Horizontal Resolution
Printing directions
Receipt Print zone (max.)
Validation Print Zone (max.)
Print Speed

Characters per line

Characters per inch

Thermal ink jet
0.254 mm (0.0100 inch) Typical
0.264 mm (0.0104 inch) or 96 DPI
0.244 mm (0.0096 inch) or 104 DPI
8 dots per mm (208 DPI)
bi-directional, logic seeking
72 mm (2.83 inch)
72 mm. (2.83 inch)
6 lines per second (40 columns)
12 lines per second (10 columns)

default is 45 characters/line
default is 16 characters/inch


  • Space-saving design
  • Drop-in paper loading
  • Auto calibrating sensors
  • Bi-directional, Independent Validation
  • Cut-Through, drop-in validation slot (1.5 inch depth)
  • Adjustable form alignment stop to allow repeatable forms positioning
  • Form insertion LED to provide feedback to operator re. proper form insertion
  • Metal receipt tear off
  • Self diagnostics
  • Set up and configuration utility program
  • Three Print fonts: Draft, Large Draft, and NLQ2.
  • Selectable printing features of Emphasized, Double Wide, Double High, Double wide/Double High, Underline, Italics, Subscript, Superscript, and Rotated (Four 90 degree rotations)
  • Emulations: Ithaca, Epson ESC/POS, Addmaster 6080
  • Maximum 8K buffer (adjustable)
  • Flash Memory for user defined graphics
  • APA and Epson graphics
  • Barcodes: Code 39, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN8 and EAN13, Code 128
  • 42 ASCII Code Pages (including Euro symbol)
  • WGL4 Unicode Support
  • Stroke based fonts
  • Paper out sensor
  • Black cabinet set
  • Configurable Electronic Journal

Dimensions (in inches):
Shipping weight:
6.50 W x 8.5 D x 4.22 H
4.2 lbs.
5 lbs.

9 pin RS-232 and USB standard on all units

Windows 2003, XP, and Vista; OPOS on Windows 20003, XP, and Vista

Standard: 24 VDC, 1A from external power source via Hosiden connector Optional: external power supply (100-240 VAC Universal Switcher, 47-63 Hz.)

Printer MCBF (without pen): 50,000,000 print lines. Validation MCBF: 1,000,000 cycles


Typical Operating: 10 to 40 °C
Extended Operating: 0 to 45 °C
Storage: -10 to 60 °C
Shipping: -40 to 70 °C
10 to 90% RH

FCC Class B, UL 60950 (U.S/Canada), CE Mark, TUV, RoHS

TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT) is the leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific printers for transaction-based 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, value-added 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 feed method:
Paper feed pitch:
Paper width:
Roll diameter:
Paper thickness:
Roll paper core:
Roll footage:
Single ply paper:

Form Size (Minimum):

Form Size (Maximum):


friction feed
default - 1/8 inch
76.0 +/- .5 mm. (2.980 +/- .020 inches)
3.0 inches Max.
0.003 - 0.0035 inches
Inside diameter 7/16 inch or more
165 – 192 feet (.003 to .0035 thick paper)
.003 inches to .0047 inches
(.076 mm. to .119 mm.)
2.75 inches high x 5.5 inches long
(69.8 mm. x 139.7 mm.)
4.0 inches high x 8.75 inches long
(101.6 mm. x 222 mm.)

Monochrome (black) print utilizing HP C6602a inkjet print head Average of 7 million characters to ink depletion. (av. 16 dots/character) **Reliability data is based on HP test results.

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