Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
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Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT4, Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.0 / 01 Jan 2001
Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support is a standard, which defines bi-directional parallel ports. Parallel ports are physical interface types that are used in conjunction with cable to connect peripherals that are separate in a computer. Generic IEEE 1284 printing support standard enhance faster bidirectional data flow and throughout with theoretical maximum throughput of at least four megabits. It has support of the open industry standards and connectivity hence makes it easier for network users to manage, install and support printers. With 100MHz clock speed, 512 KB RAM and 1MB flash memory Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support standard allows user to print proficiently from the start until the end. Based on ETRAX 100 and 32-bit RISC chip that is optimized with inbuilt network and I/O controllers, it automatically negotiates and senses between 100 BaseT and 10 BaseT network speeds. In addition, printer interface with high-speed, built on open Generic IEEE 1284.4 standards and makes sure that there is very high speed data stream throughout into the printer.
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Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support standard supports some soft wares such as IBM LAN Server 1.3, Novell NetWare 4.11, Novell NetWare 3.12, Windows 95/98, Linux and Windows 2000. It has transport and network protocols such as ICMP/IP, NetBIOS, NetBEUI, TCP/IP, UDP/IP and IPX/SPX all this helps in network connection. Form factor for Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support standard is inform of plug in module and the data link protocol is Ethernet. Compliant standards are available in this printing support standard and they include IEEE 802.2 and IEEE 802.3. The connectivity technology used for Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support standard is wired. Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support standard has expansion slot and compatible slots that helps in connection of network or other peripheral parts in it. It supports some media types such as envelope, transparencies, cards, letter and legal paper. These media types have different weights and sizes depending on the paper tray. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Generic IEEE 1284.4 Printing Support errors before installing any driver updates.