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PR088Plus - AFP-IPDS

 
 
 


PR088 Plus

PR088 Plus

AFP-IPDS External Interface
Compact, designed for direct attachment to IBM Midrange Systems AS/400, allows any PCL5 laser printer, including HP, Xerox, Lexmark, QMS, NEC, Kyocera Dataproducts, Genicom, Okidata, Tally, and many more, to print IPDS data streams with high performance and excellent printing quality.

High throughput, up to 37 pages per minute for high-volume document printing, and up to five addressable input trays for media flexibility. Two-up, four-up and duplex printing increase printer throughput and reduce paper cost by printing multiple logical pages on both sides of a page. Handles different input media paper sources, cut sheet ranging from B5 all the way up to Ledger size, continuous forms, and Labels.

Auto port sensing for simultaneous printing from Host or PC connection makes the product an excellent choice for work groups. IPDS refresh feature ensures accurate IPDS printout on printers which handle multiple data streams.

The wide variety of resident fonts can be used to create professional-looking, and easy-to-read documents in more than fourteen languages.

Sixteen different bar codes, including POSTNET and Code 128 allow quick and accurate data entry when used for business process automation.

Exception reporting and recovery of downloaded resources ensures accurate and complete printing. Four megabyte memory allows resource retention for as long as possible reducing host workload due to repeated downloading.

Supports the IBM AFP family of printers, including impact and laser technology, with innovative, functionality features that make the product ideal for Advanced Function Printing environment.

Features
Twinax attachment.
Supports IBM AFP printers 4028-AS1, 3912-AS1, and 3812-2.

Resident Fonts:
IBM 4028 compatibility (32 outlines)
IBM 3912 compatibility (34 outlines)
IBM 3812 compatibility (67 outlines)

Support 240 or 300 PEL enhanced printing
Standard 4MB memory and up to 16 MB upgrades
Up to five paper source trays capabilities with different page formats
Manual and Envelope tray capabilities

IPDS Towers Supported:
Device Control DC1
Presentation Text TX1 (PT1,PT2/ PTOCA)
IM Image IM1 (IMD1/IPDS)
IO Image IO1 (FS1/IOCA)
Graphics GR1 (DR2V0/GOCA)
Bar code BC1 (BCD1/IPDS)
Page Segment PS1
Overlay OL1
Loaded Font LF1,LF2

Image compression process:
CCITT Modified Modified Read (IBM MMR)
CCITT T.6 Facsimile Coding (G4MMR)

Resident Barcodes 240 and 300 PEL:
Code 3 0f 9
UPC/CGPC Version A and E
EAN-8
EAN-13
2 of 5 Industrial
2 of 5 Interleaved
2 of 5 Matrix
MSI
UPC Two-Character Supplement
UPC Five-Character Supplement
Code 128
USS-Codabar
EAN Two-Digit Add-on
EAN Five-Digit Add-on
Postnet

Host and Terminal configuration supported
PC Share
High speed Bi-tronics parallel printer interface

Twinax Attachments Requirements
The PR088Plus can be connected to the following IBM systems:
IBM Application System/400 (OS/400 V. 2R3 or higher) Twinax Workstation Controller (9402,9404, and 9406)
IBM AS/Entry (SSP Release 6.0 or higher) Twinax Workstation Controller (9402)
IBM S/36 (SSP Release 5.1 or higher, PTF 52-850 is required)
Workstation Control Unit (5360, 5362, 5363,and 5364)
IBM 5259 Migration Data Link
IBM 5294 Remote Control Unit (IPDS feature #3601) attached to the S/36
IBM 5299 Terminal Multi connector
IBM 5363 Workstation Control Unitattached to AS/Entry
IBM 5394 Remote Control Unit (Release 2.2 or higher)
IBM 5494 Control Unit

ASCII Printer Requirements
The Praim PR088 AFP-IPDS interface can be connected to any laser printers having the following characteristics:
PCL5 Emulation
4 MB minimum memory
Centronics parallel port

Technical Characteristics
Advanced Micro Devices 29000 family RISC processor
National Biphase Communication Processor for communication protocol
220V or 110V 50/60 Hz, 10W internal power supply