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Technical Specifications

Operating System Support:

Sun Solaris™ 2.7,8,9 for SPARC®, includes 32 and 64-bit support
Sun Solaris™ 2.7,8,9 for Intel x86*
Hewlett-Packard® HP-UX® 10 and 11 on PA-RISC
Linux™ for x86*
* Note: An ethernet card on x86 machines is required to supply the machine ID for the FlexLM license manager.

File Formats:
Automatic recognition, placing, and scaling is provided for the following formats. Note that if you're a UNIX expert, you can add your own filter for any other format; it's simple!

PostScript® Levels 1 and 2
Encapsulated PDF
Sun Raster
X11 Bitmap
TIFF (compressed and uncompressed)
TIFF 32-bit (RGB-alpha)

Printers Supported:

  • All PostScript printers
  • Select SCSI printers, such as the Fujifilm® Pictrography® series
  • All printers supported through GhostScript and HP Inkjet Server (HPIJS) or Gimp-Print drivers

Below is a partial list of supported printers. Please Contact Support if your printer is not on this list.

All PostScript® printers, including those with ethernet and Unix lp built-in
Canon CJ-10, CLC-10 (with SCSI IPU-SS; no PS-IPU is needed)
Canon Bubblejet series, e.g. BJ-10e, BJC-70, BJC-600, etc.
Canon LBP-8II laser printer
Canon C LBP 460PS, LBP 1760PS
Canon LIPS III laser printer in English (CaPSL) mode
Canon MultiPass C2500 colour printer/fax/copier 360x360dpi, b/w and color
C.Itoh M8510 printer
Epson Laser and Stylus series (ESC/P2 color) up to 1440 dpi
Epson and Epson-compatible dot matrix printers: 9 pin and 24 pin, including color
Fuji Pictrography PG-3000, 400 DPI Continuous Tone (DTT process) printer
Fuji Pictrography 4000, 4500
Hewlett Packard Deskjet series - all models: 300, 400, 500, 600, 800 (except 820), 1200, 1600, 2000, and all DeskJet compatibles.
"PPA Windows-only" printers such as the 820 and 1000 are NOT supported.
Hewlett Packard JetDirect and JetAdmin (for PostScript, PCL laser, Deskjets, etc.)
Hewlett Packard LaserJet II, 3, 4, 5 and 6 series, and all PCL Level 3 or higher compatibles (PostScript upgrades are unnecessary)
Hewlett Packard LaserJet 4050, 5000, 8000, 8100
Hewlett Packard Color LaserJet 4500, 8500
Hewlett Packard OfficeJet Series 700
Hewlett Packard DesignJet 650 and 750 series, and all compatibles (e.g. Calcomp, Encad, Xerox, Kodak, etc.) (the "RAM" and PostScript upgrades are unnecessary)
Hewlett Packard DesignJet 3000, 3500
Hewlett Packard D640 HVP; Mopier 240, 320
IBM ProPrinter
Kodak XL-7700 and 7720 GPIB and SCSI
Kodak XLS-8600 and 8650 SCSI (with or without the PS option - it's optional!), 8670
Kodak LED 20P/20R
Kodak LED II 20P/20R
Lexmark Optra Color 1200, Color 40, Color 45/45n, S 1255, S 1625, S 1855, S 2455, Se 3455
Okidata Microline 182, 320, 321
Sun SPARCprinter® (through its original lpvi SBUS card)
Sun NeWSprinter CL+
Tektronix Phaser 780 Tabloid Color Laser Printer


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