Citizen - PPU-231
Kiosk Printer Mechanism

The Citizen PPU231 printer has been specifically developed for kiosk applications. It incorporates a 80 mm wide high speed thermal line printer, paper cutter and presenter. The paper present issues the docket after the guillotine has cut the paper, thus reducing vandalism and paper jamming.


  • Line thermal printer
  • Compact design
  • High-speed printing
  • Auto paper feed function
  • Bar code printing
  • ESC/POS emulation
  • Serial or parallel interface


Printing methodThermal line dot printing
Printing width72 mm, 576 dots
Printing speedMax.500 dots lines/Sec.
No. of columnsFont A: 48 columns, Font B: 64 columns
Character sizeFont A: 1.25 x 3.00 mm (12 x 24 dots)
Font B: 0.88 x 2.13 mm (9 x 17 dots)
Dot pitch8 dots/mm
Bar-code typeUPC-A/E, JAN-13/8, Code 39, ITF, CODABAR, Code128
Line spacing4.23 mm (1/6 inch)
PaperThermal paper roll, 80 mm width x Max. 203 mm diameter
InterfaceParallel or Serial
Input buffer4K bytes
Power supply voltage24V
PresenterLength of stored paper : 60 to 170 mm
External dimensions125 x 360 x 210 mm
ReliabilityHead: 50 million pulses or 30 km

Ordering Information and Pricing
Part Number Model Number Description RRP
[A] Printer Mechanism
9-5002-010-3 PPU-231-S Kiosk Printer Mechanism - Serial $726.00 U1
9-5002-011-2 PPU-231-C Kiosk Printer Mechanism - Centronics $726.00 U1
[B] Printer Paper Holding Units
[C] Accessories
9-5009-050-2 PPU-231-PSU PPU231 Power Supply Unit $308.00 H
1-0210-003-5 Conn, DC Power Line Plug, 3 pin (Locking) $8.80 A4
[D] Cables Assemblies
2-5101-020-4 CA101-2 Serial D25 to Printer $8.80 A
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
[E] Consumables
9-9080-520-3 PR80200T Thermal Paper Roll 80mm(w) x 200mm(d) with 25mm core ea $23.10 A4
[F] Documentation
9-5002-019-6 DOC-PPU231-UM User Manual (supplied with unit)