MICROLINE® 395 and 395C

SKU: MICROLINE® 395 and 395C (Oki)

Legendary reliability, high-volume output, flexible forms handling, and lightning-fast throughput. This 24-pin dot matrix printer delivers high productivity and superior print quality.

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  • Zero tear capability
  • Five-part forms capability
  • Epson/IBM® emulations
  • Five-part forms capability
  • Zero tear capability
  • ML395C prints in 7 colors
Model is shown here with optional bottom feed push tractor. Also available in MICROLINE® 395C color model.


  • The Tank-Tough® printer with flexible forms handling, and lightning-fast throughput
  • The OKI MICROLINE® 395 and four-color ML395C printers are built to deliver trouble-free reliability — with relentless, high-volume output, flexible paper handling, and swift printing speeds.
  • Each of its four print speeds is among the fastest in its class. At 610 cps, the High-Speed Draft mode blasts through spreadsheet reports in no time. The 485-cps Utility and 245-cps Near Letter Quality modes kick out drafts and memos at a rapid clip. And the 165-cps Letter Quality mode delivers crisp, clear correspondence and proposals in short order.
  • Use the ML395/395C's optional bottom push tractor and the bottom feed's straight-through paper path for those hard-to-handle labels, card stock, and forms with up to 5 parts. Add the top feed for single sheets and envelopes, the rear push feed for fanfold paper.
  • A time-saving "paper park" function lets you switch forms at the push of a button. And, for trouble-free unsupervised operation, there are optional single- or dual-bin cut sheet feeders. The ML395 even saves paper: its zero-tear function advances a printed page to the perforation and lets you tear it off cleanly and precisely. Then it positions the next page for printing automatically.
  • Getting the job done — with style Make a lasting, professional-looking impression with the ML395/395C's four built-in, letter-quality resident fonts, eight resident barcode fonts, including USPS-certified PostNet™ — to save you money on mailings.
  • The ML395/395C lets you get up and running easily with all of today's popular software programs, and its Novell® compatibility makes it network-ready.
  • For quick attachment to a variety of systems, the printer also features parallel and serial interfaces, standard.
  • With the ML395C, your graphics, charts, transparencies and text presentations will sizzle in a vibrant rainbow of colors, as well as black.
  • For those users who demand the ultimate sharpness in their text, an optional black film ribbon works with both the ML395 and ML395C. Use it for proposals and letters that have to look their crisp, professional best.
  • Rugged. Dependable. Virtually unstoppable. The ML395/395C is all that and more. It comes with a printhead rated for 200 million characters. And the ML395 has an MTBF of 8,000 hours.
  • Ask your authorized OKI Dealer to show you the fast, flexible 24-pin workhorse that's sure to be a winner in your busy office.

Product Specifications

SKU* 62410501 62410601
Print Speed And Quality
Super Speed Draft (cps)** 610 610
High Speed Draft (cps) 610 610
Utility Speed (cps) 485 485
Near Letter Quality Speed (cps) 245 245
Letter Quality Speed (cps) 165 165
Number Of Colors 1 7
Maximum Graphics Resolution (dpi) 360 x 360 360 x 360
Fonts and Bar Codes
Resident Scalable Fonts N/A N/A
Resident Bar Code Fonts Yes (8 Types*) Yes (8 Types*)
Paper Handling
No. Of Copies 4 4
Automatic Paper Forms Loading Yes Yes
Short Tear Off Yes Yes
Zero Tear Off Yes Yes
Rear Feed Yes Yes
Bottom Feed w/Pull or Bott. Trac. w/Pull or Bott. Trac.
Pin Feed Platen N/A N/A
Top Pull Tractors Optional Optional
Push Tractors Rear / (Opt. Bott.) Rear / (Opt. Bott.)
Paper Feed Rate (inch per second) 10 10
Cut Sheet Feeder Option 1 or 2 Bins 1 or 2 Bins
Roll Paper Stand Option N/A N/A
Parallel Interface Standard Standard
Serial Interface Standard Standard
Network-Ready Optional Optional
Number of Pins 24 24
Autogapping Printhead N/A N/A
Expanded Head Gap N/A N/A
Printhead Life (characters) 200 million 200 million
Memory Buffer Size 23K (64K w/DLL) 23K (64K w/DLL)
Reliability/ MTBF (hours) 8,000 8,000
Monthly Workload (pages) 17,000 17,000
Operating / Physical Specifications
Noise Level In Operating Mode (dBA) 58 58
Noise Level In Quiet Mode (dBA) 56 56
Ribbon Life (characters) 4 million 4 million
Power Voltage 120v or 220v 120v or 220v
EPA Energy Star Compliance Yes Yes
Dimensions Of Narrow Carriage w/out Box (W x D x H) (inches) N/A N/A
Dimensions Of Wide Carriage w/out Box (W x D x H) (inches) 22.4 x 16.4 x 7.1 22.4 x 16.4 x 7.1
Weight Of Narrow Carriage w/out Box (lb.) N/A N/A
Weight Of Wide Carriage w/out Box (lb.) 37 37
Additional Features
Front Panel Direct Access Controls Yes Yes
Front Panel Limited Function Mode Yes Yes
Warranty 1-year parts, labor and printhead 1-year parts, labor and printhead
Toll Free Telephone Support (hours/days) 24 / 7 24 / 7
Emulations Epson® LQ 2550 and IBM® XL24E co-resident
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, 2000, 98/95, 3.x and NT® 4.0; MS-DOS®; Novell® 4.x