Citizen - PPU-700
Kiosk Printer Mechanism

The Citizen PPU700 printer mechanism has been developed for kiosk applications where a choice of paper width, the ability to print on heavy paper and large rolls of paper are important considerations. This high speed thermal line printer includes both paper cutter and presenter.


  • Compact design
  • Auto paper feed function
  • Bar code printing
  • ESC/POS emulation
  • Serial, parallel or USB interface
  • Selectable paper width
  • 150mm/s high-speed printing
  • Thicker paper capability (0.065-0.150mm)
  • Presenter unit incorporated
  • User-installable interface card
  • Bitmap registration
  • Smoothing font
  • Two colour printing
  • Easy paper handling
  • Compact design
  • Optional large paper roll diameter (up to 203mm)


PrintingmethodLinethermal dot printing
Printing width80mm/640 dots(paper width 83mm)
72mm/576 dots(paper width 80mm)
60mm/480 dots(paper width 67mm)
54mm/432 dots(paper width 58mm)
Dot pitch8 x 8 dots/mm (203 dpi x 203 dpi)
Printing speedMax. 150mm/sec., (35.4 lines/sec.)
Number of columns80mm paper: Font A - 48 columns Font B - 64 columns Font C - 72 columns
Character size (W x H)1.25mm x 3.00mm (Font A: 12 x 24 dots)
0.88mm x 2.13mm (Font B: 9 x 17 dots)
0.88mm x 2.00mm (Font C: 8 x 16 dots)
Character tableCode page 437,850, 852, 857, 858, 860, 863, 864, 865, 866,
Katakana, WPC1252 , Thai code 18
Barcode typeUPC-A/E, JAN-13/8, ITF, Code 39, Code 128, CODABAR, Code 93
Logo registration/printCapable of registering user-defined characters print and logos into flash memory.
Line spacing4.23mm (1/6inch); can be set by a command.
PaperThermal paper roll: Paper width 58/67/80/83mm
Paper roll diameter 203mm or less
Paper thickness 0.065 - 0.150mm
Core diameter : 12mm (paper thickness : 0.065 - 0.080mm) 25.4mm (paper thikness : 0.080 - 0.150mm)
Recommended paper : TF-50KS-E-2D, TF-62KS-E (Nippon Paper industries)
InterfaceParallel: IEEE1284 and Centronics compliant, Serial (RS-232C), or USB
Input buffer4K bytes (72 bytes selectable with a DIP switch)
NV user memory256K bytes
SensorsPapernear end sensor (adjustable, for PHU series) (photo interrupter)
Paper end sensor (mechanical switch) Black mark sensor (photo interrupter)
Cover open sensor (mechanical switch) Presenter sensor (photo interrupter)
Power supply24V7%
Power consumption100W
WeightPPU700: 2.1 kg (incl. control PCB)
PHU-331: 0.95 kg (excl. roll paper)
External dimensions (W x D x H)PPU-700: 163.2 (incl. control PCB) x 176 x 143mm / PHU-331: 114.4 to 138.9 x 122.6 x 137.2mm
Operating environment5 to 40C, 35 to 85% RH
Storage environment-20 to 60C, 10 to 90% RH
ReliabilityThermal head: 100,000,000 pulses or 100km
Auto cutter: 1,000,000 cuts
EMC and safety standardsUL, C-UL, FCC Class A, TUV-GS, CE marking

Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Printer Mechanism (Paper Holder, Power Supply and Interface Cable supplied seperately)
9-5002-030-1 PPU-700-S Kiosk Printer Mechanism - Serial $902.00 U1
9-5002-031-8 PPU-700-C Kiosk Printer Mechanism - Centronics $902.00 U1
9-5002-032-5 PPU-700-U Kiosk Printer Mechanism - USB $902.00 U1
9-5002-033-2 PPU-700-E Kiosk Printer Mechanism - Ethernet $1,276.00 U1
[B] Paper Holder
9-5002-041-7 PHU-331S Paper Holder Unit - Side Load $88.00 U1
[C] Power Supply
9-5009-100-4 PPU-700-PSU PPU700 Power Supply Unit #REF! H
[D] Cables
2-5210-020-6 CA210-2 D9S to Printer (2m) $22.00 U1
2-5102-020-9 CA102-2 Parallel Print Cbl 2M $8.80 A
2-6270-020-5 CA6270-2 USB 2.0 Cable A/B, Black - 2m $7.70 A
[E] Consumables
9-9080-520-3 PR80200T Thermal Paper Roll 80mm(w) x 200mm(d) with 25mm core ea $23.10 A4
9-7080-050-1 CA005/1 Clean-Penn $11.00 A