Network cable requirements
Optional Network Interface Board Type 1018 can be installed to allow direct
connection to a network.
The optional Network Interface Board supports 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX con-
You can use the machine in the following network environments:
• Using the appropriate network management software and printer driver.
• Attaching the machine to a network (computer) set up as a server.
Under Windows NT 4.0, only × 86 CPU is supported.
In a mixed network environment, the protocol switches automatically.
For more information about resolving network connection problems, see p.13
"Configuring the Printer for the Network".
❒ Consult your network administrator before connecting the machine to a net-
❒ Be sure to use the interface cable with ferrite core for the connection to the
host computer (and/or HUB) in order to meet FCC and EMC Directive
89/336/EEC emission guidelines.
Parallel cable requirements
Connect the machine to the host computer using a parallel port. This machine
does not provide the parallel cable to connect the machine to the host computer.
The machine's parallel interface is a standard bidirectional interface. It requires
a standard 36-pin parallel cable compliant with IEEE 1284 and a parallel port
available on the host computer.
❒ Do not use a parallel cable that is longer than 3 meters (10 feet).
Windows 95, 98, Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT
, Mac OS 8 or 9 (Type 1018 PostScript level2 Compatible Kit is
PCL 6/5e, PS2 (option)
NetWare 3.x, NetWare 4.x, NetWare 5.x
TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, AppleTalk
Connecting the Machine