The 4859 InfoPrint 1988 multifunction printer from InfoPrint Solutions Company, a Ricoh-IBM joint venture, is being introduced to enhancing its workgroup printer family. This printer is the replacement for the InfoPrint 1580 MFP.
Model Abstract 4859-T01
The 4859 InfoPrint 1988 MFP printer model T01 includes two 500-sheet drawers, two 1,000-sheet drawers and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder (MFP) for a total input capacity of 3,100 sheets standard. One optional input source is supported for a total maximum input capacity of 5,100 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets with a maximum output capacity of 3,800 sheets.
This monochrome multifunction printer offers printing speeds of up to 55 pages per minute (ppm)(1) on letter media and up to 55 ppm(1) on A4 media. Other benefits of the InfoPrint 1988 MFP include:
Note: (1) Exact print speeds vary depending on document complexity, system configuration, software applications, driver, and printer status.
The InfoPrint 1988 multifunction printer comes in the following models:
Standard Maximum Gigabit
The t01 model includes two 500-sheet drawers, two 1,000-sheet drawers and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder (MFP) for a total input capacity of 3,100 sheets standard. One optional input source is supported for a total maximum input capacity of 5,100 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets with a maximum output capacity of 3,800 sheets.
All models have one slot for additional SDRAM memory. Memory options for the printer include 256 MB, 512 MB, or 1024 MB memory DIMMs. All models have one slot for the optional 256 MB flash memory card. An 80 GB hard drive comes standard.
All models include internal 1000BaseTX (Gigabit Ethernet) as standard.
The internal wireless feature allows the printer to be connected directly to a wireless LAN. This supports the IEEE 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n draft 2.0 standards. Draft 2.0 refers to the version of the not- yet-ratified IEEE 802.11n standard.
The maximum monthly usage for the InfoPrint 1988 MFP is 300,000 impressions. InfoPrint Solutions Company does not recommend printing to the monthly maximum on a consistent basis.
The print resolutions supported by the printer are:
Note: (2) The 2400 Image Quality (IQ) enhancement is a special print mode designed to vary the intensity of each individual printed dot by manipulating its size to produce the appearance of greater print resolution within the limitation of a set number of dots per inch (dpi).
The toner darkness setting offers 10 user-selectable settings to balance print darkness and toner savings. The higher the setting, the darker the print (that is, level 1 is the lightest). The printers ship with a default setting of 8. Level 8 to level 1 offers up to 50% toner savings, thus reducing the cost of printing. The toner darkness setting is available through the operator panel under the Quality menu and also accessible from the print driver.
Note: Due to limitations of the printing technology, setting 9 and 10 do not provide darker print than the default setting of 8.
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP printer resident fonts include support for the following:
Emulation Number of scalable fonts Number of bitmapped fonts
The fonts in the PCL emulation are compatible with the fonts in the HP LaserJet 4550, and include nine additional fonts and many extra symbol sets to support extra languages and applications. Included in the PCL emulation are OCR-A, OCR-B, and Code 3 of 9 barcode fonts. The fonts in the PostScript emulation are compatible with all 136 fonts in Adobe PostScript 3 and include 22 additional fonts.
Additional fonts can be downloaded to the printer RAM, optional user flash, or the hard disk.
The CD-ROM shipped with the printer includes screen fonts to match the printer's resident scalable fonts. The Software and Documentation CD also contains a variety of downloadable fonts for Hebrew and Arabic.
The printer supports the following features:
Accessibility by people with disabilities
For hardware offerings: The following features support use by people with disabilities:
Model Summary Matrix
Customer Setup (CSU)
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP maximum print speeds are shown in the following table. Actual performance depends on:
The table below specifies throughput based on resolution and media size. For a complete range of media sizes supported, see Media Support.
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP time to first print are shown in the following table.
Time to first print (TTFP)
Note: Time to first print (TTFP) is the amount of time it takes to print the first page of a print job. TTFP test measure the average time it takes from pressing the "Enter" button on the keyboard to the page exiting the standard output bin.
Print Speeds are shown in the following table.
Media Size Tray 1
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP printable area is limited to within 4.0 mm (0.16 in.) of top, bottom, left or right edges of the media. Any information placed outside this specified printable area will not print.
The t01 model includes two 500-sheet drawers, two 1000-sheet drawers and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder (MFP) for a total input capacity of 3,100 sheets standard. One optional input source is supported for a total maximum input capacity of 5,100 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets with a maximum output capacity of 3,800 sheets.
The 002 model includes two 500-sheet drawers and a 100-sheet multipurpose feeder (MFP) for a total input capacity of 1,100 sheets standard. Up to two optional input sources are supported for a total maximum input capacity of 5,100 sheets. Standard output capacity is 500 sheets with a maximum output capacity of 3,800 sheets. See table below for standard and maximum media capacities.
Input Media Combinations and Capacities (sheets)
Note: (1) Either optional 2x500-sheet drawer or optional 2000-sheet dual input can be installed but not both together.
Note: (2) The 2000-sheet dual input is standard on t01 model.
Output Media Capacities (sheets)
Opt. Opt. Opt.
Media Size Sensing
The table below outlines the automatic sensing support.
Output bin sensing capability
Input and output media capabilities
Duplex feed characteristics:
Paper size Orientation Duplex support
Media weights by source and destination
Source Weight gsm Weight Lbs (bond)
Note: (1) Supports only one 120 gsm cover sheet. Remaining sheets are limited to 64-90 gsm.
Note: (2) Supports only one 32 lb cover sheet. Remaining sheets are limited to 17-24 lb.
Media Sizes Supported
Input Media for InfoPrint 1988 MFP
The following table details the standard paper and envelope sizes supported by each of the respective sources. The "Universal" paper-size setting allows the user to select custom sizes within the limits specified. The table also indicates the types of media supported.
Int. Int. 2 x 2K
Output Media for InfoPrint 1988 MFP
Fin. Fin. Booklet
Additional Media Guidelines for InfoPrint 1988 MFP
Paper designed for use with xerographic copiers should provide satisfactory print quality and feed reliability. Other types of supplies may be suitable. It is recommended that users test any particular brand for suitability to their applications. Refer to the printers User's Guide for additional media specifications.
Follow the media guidelines below for successful printing:
The following paper types are not recommended for use with the printer:
As an environmentally conscious company, InfoPrint Solutions Company supports the use of recycled office paper produced specifically for use in laser (electrophotographic) printers. The printers are consistently tested with recycled paper (20-100% post-consumer waste) and a variety of test paper from around the world, using chamber tests for different temperature and humidity conditions. InfoPrint Solutions Company has found no reason to discourage the use of today's recycled office papers, but generally the following property guidelines apply to recycled paper.
Recycled paper, paper of lower weight (<60 gsm / 16 lb bond) and/or lower caliper (<3.8 mils / 0.1 mm), and paper that is cut grain-short for portrait (or short-edge) fed printers may have lower bending resistance than is required for reliable paper feeding. Before using these types of paper for laser (electrophotographic) printing, consult your paper supplier. Remember that these are general guidelines only and that paper meeting these guidelines may still cause paper feeding problems.
Labels should be selected using guidelines found in the User's Reference or the Cardstock and Label Guide and tested for acceptability. Paper labels are supported for occasional use only. VINYL AND POLYESTER LABELS ARE NOT SUPPORTED.
Due to the InfoPrint 1988 MFP print technology, paper designed for use with xerographic copiers should provide satisfactory print quality and feed reliability. Other types of supplies may be suitable. It is recommended that users test any particular brand for suitability to their applications. Refer to the User's Guide for additional media specifications.
Nine-inch diagonal color LCD touchscreen.
The numeric pad consists of numbers, a pound (#) sign, and a backspace button. The "5" button has surrounding bumps for non-visual orientation.
The two-toned LED button is green and red. The lighting/flash patterns are:
USB Direct Interface
Direct USB connectivity allows individuals to print files directly to the printer using an approved USB flash memory device. Through the printer's USB Direct interface on the printer's operator panel, a user can simply insert the USB flash memory device, select the appropriate file and or select the USB flash memory device as a scan destination.
Direct USB requires a supported USB flash memory device. The following have been tested and approved for USB flash memory devices:
While other USB flash drives have not been tested and therefore cannot be approved by InfoPrint Solutions Company, these products may function if the storage device meets the following qualifications:
The following table summarizes scan performance.
Note: TTFS = Total time to first scan: times will vary based on file size.
Copy Specific Specifications
Detailed first copy out times:
Input Size Copy Start State Copy Time(1)
Note: (1) Loading paper in the RADF or Flatbed or touching the MFP display will activate warm-up of the MFP and could lower this time to first copy.
Time to First Copy/or First Copy Out Time (TTFC or FCOT) - Regardless of using the Flatbed or the ADF this is the amount of time from pressing the Copy button until the preprinted copy sheet lands in the output bin.
Fax Specific Specifications
The following table summarizes performance numbers
Note: (1) Based on ITU-T Test Chart #1 - Text Format Business Letter
Fax and Telecom Compatibility Information
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP printer complys with the global safety standard for Information Technology Equipment, IEC 60950, and its country equivalents in the markets we serve. The following sections highlight the approvals and certifications that printer is expected to receive.
USA,Canada Energy Star
European Union, Energy Star
These printers/MFPs contain several standard and optional features and functions that improve or enhance the security of the device. See User Guide for more information.
Authentication and Authorization Subsystem (AAS)
This subsystem provides a centralized method for user authentication and authorization when trying to access protected functions or settings. It supports several types of user credentials including internal accounts, NTLM, Kerberos 5, LDAP, LDAP + GSSAPI, passwords and PINs. Access controls can be used to protect or disable various functions (i.e. copy, email, and fax) on the device. Access controls can be modified through settings from the operator panel or through the embedded web server.
Many access controls support both authentication (all users with valid credentials can gain access) and authorization (users in particular groups are granted access after they successfully authenticate).
Users can also disable unneeded protocols and network communication paths by which the MFP can be configured.
Security Audit Log
The security audit log monitors the device's operations and records security-related events and security-related settings changes. Supports industry-standard syslog.
MFP touch screen lock function/Operator Panel Lock
The MFP touch screen lock function disables the MFP functions such as copy and scan-to-e-mail. This helps secure the MFP from unauthorized use when the office is idle or unattended. An administrator must enable the function and set the Function Access Control (FAC) template for use with the function. Any authorized user may then lock the MFP touch screen or unlock the touch screen using the required credentials.
When locked, every job the MFP receives, will buffer to the hard disk. A user can print jobs, including received faxes, only by entering the correct credentials on the operator panel.
Note: This setting is only functional when a hard disk is installed.
Note: Back channel data will be processed while the MFP is locked. Reports such as user or event logs can be retrieved from a locked MFP.
Using the Secure Embedded Web Server (http)
When a browser is pointed to the MFP's address with the "http://" prefix the MFP and a client system can negotiate an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) connection. SSL provides encrypted connections to a device's Embedded Web Server via the SSL port (443) instead of the default HTTP port (80). This protects the contents of the session against eavesdropping, and allows for secure remote management of the printer.
Supporting SNMPv3 (Simple Network Management Protocol version 3)
SNMPv3 protocol allows for encrypted and authenticated network communications. It also lets the administrator select a desired level of security. Prior to use, at least one user name and password must be established from the settings page. To configure for SNMPv3 through the Embedded Web Server of the MFP:
Supporting IPSec (Internal Protocol Security)
IP Security protocol provides authentication and encryption of communications at the network layer allowing all application and network communications over the IP protocol to be secure. IPSec can be set up between the MFP and up to five hosts, using both IPv4 and IPv6.
Disabling Ports and Protocols
The TCP and UDP ports can be configured to be enabled or disabled.
Using 802.1x Authentication
802.1x port authentication allows the MFP to join networks that require authentication before allowing access. 802.1x port authentication can be used with the WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) feature of an optional internal wireless print server to provide WPA-Enterprise security support.
Support for 802.1x requires the establishment of credentials for the MFP. The MFP must be known to the Authentication Server (AS). The AS will allow network access to devices presenting a valid set of credentials which typically involves a name/password combination and possibly a certificate. The AS will allow network access to the MFP presenting a valid set of credentials. The credentials can be managed by using the Embedded Web Server of the MFP.
Confidential Print Setup
Confidential Print Setup allows the designation of a maximum number of PIN entry attempts and allows setting an expiration time for print jobs. When a user exceeds a specific number of PIN entry attempts, all of the user's print jobs are deleted. When a user has not printed their jobs within a designated time period, the print jobs are deleted.
Encrypting the Hard Disk (AES-256)
Note: This setting is only available when a hard disk is installed.
The hard disk encryption setting gives the device the ability to encrypt all data, buffered and/or stored, on the devices internal hard disk drive. This protects not only residual data left over after jobs, but also protects data actively being used from malicious access at all times. When hard disk drive encryption is activated, an encryption key (256 bit AES symmetric encryption) is pseudo-randomly generated and stored in a proprietary fashion within the MFP and not on the device's hard disk drive. This measure insures the contents of the hard disk drive would remain indecipherable if the hard drive were stolen from the device.
This feature is disabled by default, and enabled through the Power On Configuration menu. When enabled or disabled, the entire drive is formatted, destroying any references to data that may have been stored previously.
Hard Disk Wiping
Hard disk wiping is the ability to clean/sanitize information buffered and/or stored on a device's internal hard disk drive. There are two levels of disk wiping supported within the device. A fast disk wipe is a single overwrite pass with all zeros. A secure disk wipe is a three overwrite passes with different bit patterns followed by a verification pass, otherwise known as a NIST compliant wipe.
There are 4 ways to initiate wiping of the hard disk:
Each of the above wiping methods can be configured to perform a single or multi-pass wipe.
Disk wiping can be enabled from the MFP touch screen, the Embedded Web Server, or manually through the Power On Configuration Menu.
Note: (1) Data written to the disk while disk wiping mode was off will not be wiped.
Using the Restricted Server List Function
The Restricted Server List lets a system support person restrict which hosts are allowed to communicate with the MFP over the network which prevents other hosts from managing and printing to the MFP. Note: The Restricted Server List only restricts TCP traffic; it does not affect UDP traffic. The Restricted Server List supports up to ten host addresses or ten network addresses.
Digitally Signed Firmware Update Files
Upgraded firmware files from InfoPrint Solutions Company are now signed with a digital signature, which verifies the source and authenticity of the updated code. This prevents a malicious user from creating and uploading to the MFP custom code that could intercept and expose potential confidential data.
Printer Management Utilities
MarkVision Professional is a cross-platform print management solution that enables IT administrators to proactively monitor and manage network devices in an enterprise environment via a web browser or client application. It provides IT administrators with realtime device status and information, centralized device setup, remote printer monitoring and management, and asset management capabilities. These devices are supported by MarkVision Professional v11.2 with no additional plug-ins.
MarkVision Messenger provides real-time notification of printer conditions via e-mail, paging, or other applications and facilitates automated responses to these conditions before they become critical and disruptive to user productivity. MarkVision Messenger enhances administrators' quality for service and improves end-user productivity and satisfaction.
Software Installation and Distribution tools
This Install utility provides a very powerful method to install or uninstall printer software in Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 environments. Through the use of the Script Install utility, System Administrators can easily perform mass rollouts of these printers by creating custom scripts to perform local or remote printer software installations on end user workstations. When combined with the Driver Profiler utility, I/T shops can centrally create and deploy custom printing environments for each remote location. Together, these utilities drastically reduce the time required to install printer software in a distributed environment.
Printing Solution for Novell systems
This Printing Solution for Novell systems offers administrators more control over these printers. This all-inclusive package provides support for both NDPS and iPrint printing systems on NetWare 5.1, 6.0, 6.5 servers and NOES for NetWare servers. The package consists of Novell's NDPS gateway coupled with InfoPrint Solutions Company custom control snap-ins for both NetWare Administrator (NWAdmin) and iManager. By offering custom support for both NetWare Administrator and iManager management utilities, this offering allows administrators to take full control of InfoPrint Solutions Company printers in a Novell printing environment.
Windows Systems Drivers
To maximize the user experience, InfoPrint Solutions Company offers system PCL emulation and PostScript emulation drivers for Windows systems. Built on Microsoft technology, these customized system drivers for Windows provide the most comprehensive set of printing features available for InfoPrint Solutions Company products. Offering an easy-to- use interface and time saving preset features, the InfoPrint Solutions Company drivers allow users to access popular features intuitively, while utilizing Microsoft's rendering engine to provide a solid printing experience. InfoPrint Solutions Company Status Messenger replaces the prior status window.
The InfoPrint Solutions Company Universal Driver packages in PCL and PS emulations are compatible with InfoPrint printers. The Universal Drivers for Windows promote efficiency in the printing environment, while maintaining the ease-of-use of our system drivers.
Support and training are simplified, as one driver can print to multiple printers, including single function and multifunction, color and monochrome, desktop and departmental. The same graphic user interface has been used to maintain continuity with our product specific drivers. Many cost-saving options, like duplex and multi-page printing, and security options like Confidential Print, as part of our Print and Hold options, are available to maximize output, minimize cost, and maintain security. The Universal Driver packages are available for various operating systems in both PCL and PostScript emulations.
Printer Drivers for UNIX and Linux systems
These printer drivers reduce the complications of printing in UNIX and Linux environments. The InfoPrint Solutions Company printer drivers provide fully scriptable command-line options. When running in X-Windows mode, The printer drivers make it easy to access many popular printer features without memorizing command line options through a GUI interface.
InfoPrint Solutions Company provides PPD files for Linux distributions using the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS). These PPD files provide the user with access to popular printing features while allowing the user to take full advantage of built-in CUPS capabilities.
InfoPrint Solutions Company Printer Software for Macintosh
InfoPrint Solutions Company offers Max OS printing software (PPDs, PDEs, etc.) to enhance the printing experience in an Apple environment. These files allow Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X users access to advanced printing features included with this product. Printer Status complements the driver software by providing printer status feedback from a remote location. Other utilities such as Printer File Loader and Printer Settings provide means to perform targeted tasks.
Microsoft Windows Certification
The InfoPrint Solutions Company laser printers include Microsoft Certified and digitally signed printer drivers and signed USB scan drivers. The driver certification indicates a high level of compatibility between the Windows operating system and the InfoPrint Solutions Company printer. Printer drivers for these products have received certification under the following operating systems:
Printer drivers are provided on the Drivers and Utilities CD that is packaged with the printer. See PublicTIFF - 1 bit - CCITT G4 8/24 bit - Packbits, LZW ations section for details.
The Windows software applications, which operate in the operating systems listed above, are best suited to run with the drivers supplied with the printer. These drivers for Windows take advantage of your printer functions and increase the printer performance wherever possible.
Supported Operating Systems (Printer & Scan Drivers)
Note: (1) Download the latest MFP drivers from the InfoPrint Web Site.
Note: (2) InfoPrint Printing Solution is only available from the InfoPrint Web Site.
Note: (3) MFP driver support only. No support for InfoPrint utilities. Driver must be installed using Windows Add Printer Wizard.
Note: (4) Support for these operating systems only available from the InfoPrint Web Site.
Note: (5) Drivers for these operating systems are not provided by InfoPrint.
Note: (10) No scan support is available.
Supported Operating Systems (MarkVision Professional 11.2)
Width Depth Height Weight
Note: (3) Lowering MPF tray adds 210 mm (8.3 in), lowered and fully extended adds 330 mm (13.0 in).
Minimum clearance requirements
Left side Right side Front Rear Top
Average power consumption
The following table specifies nominal average power requirements for the base printer configuration for InfoPrint 1988 MFP.
Printing states Power
All measurements were made in accordance with ISO 7779 and reported in conformance with ISO 9296.
1 meter average Declared
All hardcopy publications are downloadable from the InfoPrint Solutions Company Web site:
The following publications are shipped with the products:
User's Guide (contained on CD)
The User's Guide will be available in the following languages: Arabic, English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish.
The operator panel will be available in the following languages: English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
No Charge Specify Codes
Special Feature Codes -- Chargeable
Mach Feature Part
All printer features are customer installable.
Input, Output and Other Media Features
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP media features include:
(P/N 39V0943) 2 x 500-Sheet Drawer
This optional input source installs beneath the printer, and has two 500-sheet (20 lb. paper) drawers.
(P/N 39V0944) 2000-Sheet Dual Input
This optional input source installs beneath the printer, and has one 800-sheet (20 lb. paper) drawer and one 1,200-sheet (20 lb. paper) drawer.
(P/N 39V0947) 2000 Sheet High Capacity Feeder
This optional input source installs on the left side of the printer, and has one 2000-sheet (20 lb. paper) drawer.
(P/N 39V0945) 2/3 Hole Finisher
(P/N 39V0946) 2/4 Hole Finisher
(P/N 39V2594) 2/3 Hole Booklet Finisher
(P/N 39V2595) 2/4 Hole Booklet Finisher
Memory and Flash Memory Features
The InfoPrint 1988 MFP has one slot for additional memory DIMMs and one slot for flash memory cards.
The memory features include the following SDRAM features:
(P/N 39V3415) 256 MB Memory DIMM
(P/N 39V3416) 512 MB Memory DIMM
(P/N 39V3417) 1024 MB Memory DIMM
The flash memory features include:
(P/N 39V3593) 256 MB Flash Card
The following font cards plug into the flash memory slot. There are two firmware/font card and flash memory slots. One firmware/font card and one flash memory card are supported. Each may be installed in either location.
The optional DBCS (Double-Byte Character Set) Font Cards provide printer resident fonts for use printing Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The Chinese and Japanese font cards also contain a display font used for displaying Chinese and Japanese on some MFP devices. The DBCS Font Cards are suitable for use in a range of InfoPrint Solutions Company printers and MFPs. Fonts contained in these cards emulate those provided in Microsoft Windows. The use of printer- resident fonts in the card improves performance and minimizes network traffic since less data is downloaded to the printer. Each font card supports encodings appropriate for the language, including Adobe CID encodings.
(P/N 39V3619) Simplified Chinese Font Card
(P/N 39V3620) Traditional Chinese Font Card
These two cards are for use with PCL and PostScript emulation. DBCS font support is available for the following languages:
The fonts used with the PCL emulation are compatible with the fonts in the HP LaserJet Language DIMM Memory options for Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese, which are compatible with the HP LaserJet 4050, 4000, 4000 N, 4000 T and 4000 JN. These fonts are available in the PostScript emulation and are compatible with Adobe PostScript 3.
(P/N 39V3621) Japanese Font Card
The Japanese Font Card contains two scalable print fonts for use with PCL and PostScript emulation and one display font. The Postscript fonts are compatible with Adobe PostScript 3 and emulate Adobe PostScript fonts such as those in the Ricoh NX750. The fonts used with the PCL emulation are compatible with the fonts in the HP LaserJet Language DIMM Memory options for Japanese, which are compatible with the HP LaserJet 4050, 4000, 4000 N, 4000 T and 4000 JN.
(P/N 39V3618) Korean Font Card
The Korean Font Card contains eight scalable print fonts for use with PCL and PostScript emulation and is compatible with Adobe PostScript 3. The fonts used with the PCL emulation are compatible with the fonts in the HP LaserJet Language DIMM Memory options for Korean, which are compatible with the HP LaserJet 4050, 4000, 4000 N, 4000 T and 4000 JN.
(P/N 39V3616) V.34 Fax Card
This plugs into the fax card slot and provides fax capability for the MFP.
Application Solution features
These features plug into the firmware card and flash memory card slots.
(P/N 39V3891) Bar Code Card
Bar Code capabilities included on the card provide the ability to algorithmically generate more than forty seven of the most popular industry standard bar codes, including Datamatrix, QR Code, and Codablock F. The bar code function emulates HP printers with an HP BarCodes & More font solution, JetCAPS BarDIMM or JetCAPS BarSIMM (v.2.0b).
(P/N 39V3634) IPDS & SCS/Tne Card
This feature provides configuration flexibility and compatibility for AFP/IPDS or SCS printing on TCP/IP LAN printers. It is compatible with IBM mainframe or IBM iSeries and AS/400 applications that generate SCS (LU1) output or with applications that output AFP/IPDS through the Print Services Facility (PSF).
This feature provides IS or IT managers an affordable printing solution in a distributed network or on a local area network for applications or software that generate AFP/IPDS or SCS. The IPDS and SCS/TNe Card offers customers the following benefits:
The IPDS and SCS/TNe Card is an option that is installed in the printer application solution slot. With this card and the standard Ethernet TCP/IP port, the printer becomes an IBM host workstation printer capable of printing AFP/IPDS or SCS documents from an IBM iSeries, AS/400, or mainframe computer.
The printer emulates an IBM mainframe, iSeries, or AS/400 host printer when used with the appropriate host software and this card. The printer emulates one TN3270E printer session and up to four TN5250E printer sessions using the LU1 SCS data stream over TCP/IP with the TN3270E and TN5250E extended Telnet protocol support in this option. This is supported directly from an iSeries, AS/400, or from a mainframe using TCP/IP or through any TN3270E capable gateway that supports TN3270E according to RFC 2355. The DSC/DSE or SCS data streams over LU3 or LU0 are not supported. The Telnet protocol function is only supported with the printer through the standard Ethernet network port or with the internal print servers.
The printer can be configured to save IPDS resources when attached to a LAN through the standard Ethernet port. This will improve performance on complex IPDS print jobs with host resources such as fonts, overlays, or page segments.
The IPDS emulation supports the IPDS data and resource towers. Fonts can be downloaded, captured and saved to an optional flash memory or optional hard disk in the printer. The US Postal Service (USPS) POSTNET bar code, USPS PLANET bar code, USPS 4 slate bar code, and the euro currency symbol are supported within IPDS. The euro currency symbol is also supported in the SCS, PostScript and PCL 6 emulations.
DBCS characters in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Japanese can be downloaded and printed from the host. DBCS fonts may be stored in flash memory or on the hard disk using the Font Capture feature to reduce network traffic and transmission time. The separate DBCS Font Cards cannot be used with the IPDS and SCS/TNe Card.
(P/N 75P7029) 10 Ft. Parallel Cable
This IEEE 1284 cable allows the user to connect one laser printer to one host machine (or external print server). The cable is 10 feet in length and provides a DB-25 pin connector for the host and a 36-pin Centronics connector for the printer.
(P/N 75P7030) 2-meter USB Cable
This 2 meter USB cable allows the user to connect one laser printer to one host machine (or external print server). The cable provides a USB "A" connector for the host machine and a USB "B" connector for the printer.
Internal Connection Features
There is one slot for the following internal connection features.
(P/N 39V3623) 802.11b/g/n Wireless Print Server
(P/N 39V3423) Parallel 1284-B Interface Card
(P/N 39V3424) RS-232C Serial Interface Card
External Print Servers Features
These external features plug into a USB port on the printer.
(P/N 39V1524) Ethernet 10BaseT/100BaseTX (1 USB port)
(P/N 39V1525) Ethernet 1000BaseTX (4 USB ports)
(P/N varies by country) 802.11g Wireless to USB
This external feature allows the printer to be connected directly to a wireless LAN using the IEEE 802.11g wireless standard. This standard operates at speeds of up to 54 megabits per second (Mbps). The range of this wireless adapter depends on the environment, whether used indoors or outdoors and building contruction. Typical indoor ranges are 20-50 meters and outdoor ranges are 100-200 meters. Performance will degrade with distance. The wireless LAN feature is compliant with any WiFi-compliant device.
The feature is an external adapter that connects to the standard USB port on the printer.
The following furniture feature is available.
(P/N 39V3890) Printer Stand with Cabinet
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