The Epson LX86 features the standard friction feed mechanism. It supports serial R-232C and Centronics compatible 8-bit parallel standard interfaces. It measures 3.27 x 16.41 x 12.24 inches and weighs 11.46 lbs. The printhead life is 100 million characters. Its resident fonts are draft and NLQ Roman. It has a print rate of 120 characters per second.