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Axis 5470e LAN IPDS Print Server


Axis 5470e IPDS LAN Print Server
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Axis 5470e IPDS LAN Print Server
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty
5470e 0096-010-01 0096-007-01

The Axis host-to-LAN print servers provide a flexible and cost effective way to print to your LAN printers or digital copiers from your AS/400 or Mainframe system. They enable high-speed printing over Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and Token Ring networks without the need for application changes, host-based conversion software or intermediate servers. In addition to support for environments such as NetWare, UNIX and Windows, the Axis host-to-LAN print servers deliver world-class support for IBM host system printing over TCP/IP and SNA. The flexibility to choose between multiple print methods including TN3270E and TN5250E, as well as SCS and IPDS data streams, makes them the ideal solution for the enterprise network.

Migrate Without Compromises

With simultaneous support for SNA and TCP/IP, Axis host-to-LAN print servers offer an excellent transition to TCP/IP-based networking. The same print server will work in both environments without compromising control and visibility of the network printer. True bi-directional transport protocols assure a tight and controlled flow of status and data in a direct path between the IBM host system and the printer. Users get the same functionality as from a traditional IBM printer connected over coax or twinax including features such as error recovery, exception notification, job control and end-of-job notification.

Free Host System Resources

The concept of distributed data conversion deliver great scalability and helps freeing host system resources for more critical tasks improving overall system throughput. Any matrix, laser and even some ink-jet printers may be used as well as digital copiers.

Take Full Advantage of your Digital Copier

Axis host-to-LAN print servers come with built in support for digital copiers, eliminating the need to modify IBM or UNIX host applications or install additional drivers. With support for finishing options such as stapling, hole punching and copying, any user on the network can enjoy the flexibility and power of a digital copier.

Easy to Use on Multiple Platforms

Axis host-to-LAN print servers support OS/400, OS/390, Windows NT, Windows for Workgroups, Windows 95/98/2000, OS/2, NetWare, UNIX and more. In addition, they are easy to set up and will auto-configure to the AS/400.

• AXIS 5470e (Ethernet) Copier model

Standalone 1 port 10/100baseT/ Ethernet print server with advanced TCP/IP and SNA support for non-IPDS and IPDS IBM host system printing. Support for digital copier finishing options. Please visit for a list of supported copiers.

• AXIS 5470e (Ethernet) IPDS model

Standalone 1 port 10/100baseT Ethernet print server with advanced TCP/IP and SNA support for non-IPDS and IPDS IBM host system printing.

• AXIS 5470e (Ethernet) SNA model

Standalone 1 port 10/100baseT Ethernet print server with advanced TCP/IP and SNA support for non-IPDS IBM host system printing.

• AXIS 5470e (Ethernet) TCP/IP model

Standalone 1 port 10/100baseT Ethernet print server with advanced TCP/IP support for non-IPDS IBM host system printing.

• AXIS 670e (Token Ring)

Standalone 3 port STP/UTP Token Ring print server with advanced TCP/IP and SNA support for non-IPDS and IPDS IBM host system printing and digital copiers.

Supported Systems

• IBM Mainframe:IBM S/370, S/390, 30xx, 43xx, 47xx, 937x, 81xx.The print server emulates an IBM 3174
control unit and subsequent coax printers when running SNA.

• IBM AS/400:
The print server emulates an IBM 5494 control unit and subsequent twinax printers when running SNA.

Supported Protocols
• NetWare: IPX, SAP, RIP, SPX, NCP (extended with NDS), LIP and NDPS.
• TCP/IP- ASCII environments: LPD, FTP, Telnet, Reverse Telnet, PROS, BOOTP, ARP, RARP, DHCP, ICMP, IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP and TFTP.
• TCP/IP in Mainframe environment: TN3270E, raw TCP/IP, LPR/LPD, PPR/PPD, ASCII, 3270DS, SCS and IPDS data streams.
• SNA in Mainframe environment: SNA LU 1 and SNA LU 3 (node type 2.0). IBM 3174 control unit emulation. ASCII, 3270DS, SCS and IPDS data streams.
• TCP/IP in AS/400 environment: TN5250E, raw TCP/IP, LPR/LPD, PPR/PPD, ASCII, SCS and IPDS datastreams.

• SNA in AS/400 environment: SNA LU 6.2 (node type 2.1). IBM 5494 control unit emulation. ASCII, SCS and IPDS data streams.
• LAN Manager/LAN Server: NetBIOS/NetBEUI or TCP/IP.
• Windows: NetBIOS/NetBEUI or TCP/IP.
• Apple EtherTalk (AXIS 5470e)

• Print server resident parameters set using a Web browser, AXIS NetPilot, FTP, HTTP or via a text file sent from the IBM host.
IBM Printer Emulations

• IBM Mainframe environment: 4332, 4028, 3812 model 2, 3816 model 01S and 01D, 4224, 4230, 3287, 3268, 4214 and 3262 IBM
• AS/400 environment: 4332, 4028, 3812, 3816, 4214-2, 5224, 5225, 5256, 4230, 5x27-2 KS, 5x27-3 KSSM, 5x27-3 and 5x27-5.

Network Management

• SNMP-MIB II compliant private enterprise MIB included.
• Print server status and management via NWAdmin/PCONSOLE and ThinWizard.

• UNIX: Root password, user access list and printer access.
• NetWare: Encrypted passwords.

Logical Connection
• Supports NWay, which provides auto-detection of the network speed. Use of IEEE802.2, IEEE802.3, SNAP and Ethernet II frame types simultaneously.

Network Attachments
• AXIS 5470e: RJ-45 connector (Category 5 unshielded twisted pair cable) for 10/100baseT Ethernet.
• AXIS 670e: STP/UTP Token Ring.

Logical Printers
• The eight logical printer ports can be programmed to perform auto-ASCII to PostScript conversion, string before and after job, string substitution, alternative output and character set conversion. In the 5470e Copier
version, each logical printer port can be configured to activate a number of finishing options in the digital copier. Please visit for a list of supported copiers.

Parallel Printers (AXIS 670e)
• Two IEEE 1284 compliant high-speed parallel-ports, 25-pin DSUB.
Parallel Printer (AXIS 5470e)
• One IEEE 1284 compliant high-speed parallel-port.
Serial Printer (AXIS 670e)
• 1 serial port, RS-232C, 9-pin DSUB XON/XOFF or RTS/CTS. Data rates up to 115,200 baud.

• 32-bit RISC controller,
• AXIS 5470e – 8MB RAM memory,
• AXIS 670e – 2MB RAM memory.

Front Panel
• 2 LED Indicators: Power and Network. Push-button for information printouts.

Power Consumption
• Maximum 5.1 W. Power provided by external supply.
• AXIS 5470e, 670e – Type PS-B 12V 500 mA.

Dimensions and Weight
• AXIS 670e: Height: 1.0 in/2.5 cm
Width: 6.1 in/15.5 cm
Depth: 4.7 in/12.0 cm
Weight: 0.55 lb/0.25 kg
• AXIS 5470e: Height: 1.1 in/2.7 cm
Width: 2.2 in/5.6 cm
Depth: 4.7 in/12 cm
Weight: 0.26 lb/0.12 kg

Operating Environment
• Temperature: 40-105F (5-40C)
• Humidity: 10-95% non-condensing

• EMC CE: EN 55022/1987, EN50082-1/1992, FCC Class A.
• Safety: EN 60950, approved power supplies for all countries.