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AXIS 1650 User's Manual
The Network Print & Scan Server for Canon Printers
and Multifunctional Products
Including support for
Canon Advanced Printing Technology
Canon Advanced Raster Printing System
as well as Canon BubbleJet Printers
AXIS 1650 User's Manual
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    AXIS 1650 User’s Manual The Network Print & Scan Server for Canon Printers and Multifunctional Products Including support for Canon Advanced Printing Technology Canon Advanced Raster Printing System as well as Canon BubbleJet Printers AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 2: Safety Notices

    Axis’ Trademarks AXIS IP JumpStarter, AXIS CAPT Print Monitor. Other Trademark Adobe Acrobat Reader, Canon, Ethernet, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, NetScape, NetSpot Device Installer Acknowledgments (NSDI), Windows, are registered trademarks of the respective holders. Patent Information Axis AB has intellectual property rights relating to technology embodied in the product that is described in this document.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Print Server Management Using SNMP ... . 53 Scanning with AXIS 1650 ......54 Installing AXIS ScanClient .

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    Section 14 Invoking a Scan from the Canon Device ... 59 The Test Button ........61 Upgrading the Firmware .

  • Page 5: Preface

    About this Manual This manual is applicable for the AXIS 1650 print server with firmware version 2.00 or later, providing introductory information as well as detailed instructions on how to set up and manage the print server in various network environments.

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    Find answers to previously resolved problems in the FAQ database. Search by product, category or phrase • Report problems to Axis support staff by logging in to your private support area • Visit the Axis support Web: www.axis.com/techsup AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 7: Product Overview

    AXIS 1650 supports host-based printing methods such as Canon Advanced Printing Technology, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System and other printer types such as Canon BubbleJet. If your Canon device also functions as a scanner, you can use your AXIS 1650 as a scanner server as well. Important: Devices from other manufacturers than Canon are not supported.

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    Windows Server 2003 • Netware Installation and The installation of the AXIS 1650 and its integration into the network is Integration performed using one of these software combinations: • AXIS IP JumpStarter (for IP setting) and then AXIS CAPT Print...

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    One high-speed IEEE 1284 compatible parallel port that plugs directly into the printer´s parallel port. AXIS 1650 is featured with two ports for ease of integration with most Canon printers. There is however no support for handling two connected printers simultaneously.

  • Page 10: Print Server Installation

    3. Either connect the printer to the USB port using the USB cable, or connect the printer directly to the LPT port or use a printer cable. Note: AXIS 1650 is featured with two ports for ease of integration with most Canon printers. There is, however, no support for handling two connected printers simultaneously.

  • Page 11: Set The Ip Address

    It is not possible to obtain a dynamic IP address using DHCP, since DHCP is disabled by default in AXIS 1650. To enable DHCP in the print server, see DHCP Enabled, on page 50. You can, however, obtain a DHCP address for the print server via AXIS IPJumpStarter or NetSpot Device Installer.

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    Print Server Installation 1. Install AXIS IP JumpStarter, it is available on the AXIS 1650 CD and on www.axis.com 2. Select a print server from the Serial Number list. All AXIS 1650 appear with the default IP address 192.168.0.90. If you are installing several AXIS 1650, check the Serial Number to locate a specific print server.

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    • When you execute the ping command for the first time, you may experience a significantly longer response time than usual. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Print Server Installation Reply from 192.168.3.191 ... or a similar message. This 192.168.3.191 is alive...

  • Page 14: Set An Ip Address With Netspot Device Installer Software

    2. Select the AXIS 1650 that displays the unit’s MAC address and default IP address 196.168.0.90 The MAC address is based on the Serial Number (S/N) of your AXIS 1650 and is printed on the underside label of the print server.

  • Page 15: Ip Address Host Names

    4. From the Initial Settings dialogue box, select the AXIS 1650 print server from the Product Type drop-down list and click Next. 5. Next, configure the TCP/IP protocol: 6. After you have finished the configuration, click OK. Note: If you get a message reading “Resetting device”, click OK.

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    Notes • You need to know the Ethernet address of your AXIS 1650 to perform the installation. The Ethernet address is based on the serial number of your AXIS 1650. For example, an AXIS 1650 with the serial number of 00408C181CF0, will have the corresponding Ethernet address of 00 40 8C 18 1C F0.

  • Page 17: Windows Installation

    Canon printers, including CAPT, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System and BubbleJet. AXIS CAPT Print Monitor allows your AXIS 1650 to be connected in the same simple fashion as a local printer port and once installed, it is automatically initialized upon system start-up.

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    Must be checked! In Windows XP SP 2, UDP port 10260 must be open in the Internet Connection Firewall when using Broadcast communication. UDP port 10260 is opened automatically in the Internet Connection Firewall when AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    (Windows XP Home Edition: Start | Control Panel | Printers and Faxes | Add a Printer). Click Next. Windows 2000: Go to Start | Settings | Printers and click the Add Printer icon to start the Add Printer Wizard. Click Next. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Windows Installation...

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    Click Next. 8. Click the Create a new port radio button and select AXIS CAPT Port. Click Next. Note: AXIS CAPT Port is used for all Canon printers, including CAPT, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System and BubbleJet. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    9. The AXIS CAPT Port pop-up window will appear. Select your AXIS 1650 from the Available network printers list and click OK. If your AXIS 1650 doesn’t appear in the Available network printers list, enter its IP address and click Add.

  • Page 22: Print Server Installation Using Axis Capt Print Monitor In Windows 98 And Me

    98/Me workstation: 1. Install the AXIS CAPT Print Monitor on your workstation. The software is available on the AXIS 1650 CD and on www.axis.com 2. Launch the software installation and click Next. 3. Read the License Agreement and click Yes if you accept the terms.

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    6. Select Settings | Printers from the Start menu and double-click the Add Printer icon to start the Add Printer Wizard. 7. Select Local Printer, as the AXIS 1650 emulates a local printer port and click Next> 8. Choose an appropriate printer driver for your printer.

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    3. Click Other, select AXIS CAPT Port and click OK. AXIS CAPT Port is used for all Canon printers, including CAPT, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System and BubbleJet. 4. Enter the IP address / host name of your print server. Click Add.

  • Page 25: Print Server Installation Using The Standard Tcp/ip Port In Windows 2000/xp/2003

    Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer check box is not checked. Click Next. 3. Click the Create a new port radio button and select Standard TCP/IP Port from the list. Click Next and the Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard starts. Click Next. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Windows Installation...

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    Click Next. 7. Choose whether you want to share the printer with other network users, print a test page, etc. Select the appropriate radio button and click Next and Finish. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    9. In the LPR Settings - Queue Name field, you will see the value "z". In the Queue Name field, type USB1 or LPT1, depending on which printer port you are using. Click OK and then Apply. 10. Print a test page to verify. You have now finished the installation. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Windows Installation...

  • Page 28: Adding Printers In Netware

    Adding Printers in NetWare Section 7 Adding Printers in NetWare This section describes how to continue the installation of the AXIS 1650 in a NetWare environment. iPrint Using iPrint in the NetWare environment, users simply point to a Web page that displays all printers available for installation. By clicking a...

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    Configure Novell To configure the gateway, enter Host IP address or Host name of the Gateway for the AXIS 1650 (e.g. 171.15.114.137). Created Printer As default, PASSTHROUGH is suggested as LPR Printer name. Change this to USB1 or LPT1, depending on which device port the print server is connected to (or simply select the Port 9100 radio button for raw printing).

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    NDPS Printer to modify (e.g. CanonMF.axis). Click OK. Next to the NDPS Printer name field, click the Browse icon. Browse to your To Browse for a Printer default container to find the newly created printer (e.g. CanonMF), select AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Adding Printers in NetWare it in the Contents list and click Apply. Check Printer Health Select Roles and Tasks | iPrint | Manage Printer | Printer Health Monitor to check the health of the printer. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    4. Next to the Printer List field, click the Browse icon and enter the IP address or DNS name of the server where the Print Manager is running (e.g. 171.15.115.112). AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    The Mouse over text will by default display the printer agent's name. You can override this information by entering the text you want to display when a user moves the mouse over the printer icon (e.g. Canon Multifunction). 6. In the Printer caption field, enter the information to display (e.g. AXIS 1650/Canon MF).

  • Page 34: Setup Using Netware 6.0

    In the left frame, expand iPrint Management to make all commands available and click Create Printer. In the Create Printer dialogue, enter the information needed. Examples: Printer name: CanonMF Container name: axis Manager name: SIXPACK_MANAGER.axis Gateway type: Novell LPR gateway (LPR or IP) Click Next. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Configure Novell LPR To configure the gateway, enter Host IP address of the AXIS 1650 (e.g. Gateway for the 171.15.114.137). Instead of the Host IP address you can use the Host Created Printer name (e.g. CanonMF.tl.com). As Printer name, enter the printer port (e.g. USB1). Click Next.

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    (e.g. CanonMF), select it in the Contents list and click Next. Check Printer Health Select Printer Health Monitor to check the health of the printer. Click Back to return to the Manage Printer main page. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    (e.g. CanonMF). 6. In the Printer caption field, enter the information to display (e.g. AXIS 1650 Canon MF).

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    In the HTML-page just created, double-click the new printer icon. A dialogue box will appear, waiting for confirmation: Click OK to start installation and iPrint will report progress during all stages of local installation. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    3. Select Network printer and Browse for a printer. 4. Select NDPS printers, select NDPS Controlled Access Printers. 5. Select Container (e.g. Axis) and the printer (e.g. CanonMF). 6. Wait for the printer to be installed. 7. Finally, print a test page. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 40: Print Server Management And Configuration

    Receive printer port status and monitor printers • Reset the AXIS 1650 Configuration Overview The method you should use to manage and configure your AXIS 1650 is dictated by your TCP/IP network. Configuration/Management methods: • Embedded Web Pages using a Web Browser - See page 40.

  • Page 41: Accessing The Web Pages

    Accessing the Web Pages Follow these steps to access the AXIS 1650 embedded Web pages: 1. Enter the print server’s IP address (or host name) in the Location/Address field of your Web browser. Press Enter 2. The Printer Overview page will appear and you will be in ordinary User mode.

  • Page 42: Services Available From The User Mode

    Services Available from the User Mode The following services are available from the User mode. A click on the question mark will open the print server’s help pages. Click on the Axis logotype t serve811mD0.001 Axis’ home page. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Idle to Busy and the User name will be shown. Help The Help pages present basic information about the AXIS 1650 and its Web user interface. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 44: Services Available From The Admin Mode

    This page contains a section that allows you to view and modify the general parameter settings of the AXIS 1650. Management operations, like restarting the AXIS 1650 and resetting its parameters to their default settings are also available. This name identifies the print server to the users. The default name is...

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    On some printer models, you can also print a test page from the Printer page. Note: It is only possible to print a test page on Canon printers that support printing standard ASCII characters. It is not possible to print a test page on Canon printers supporting Canon Advanced Printing Technology and Canon Advanced Raster Printing System.

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    Network Settings From the Network Settings page you can set all parameters that control the network traffic to and from the AXIS 1650. You can enable or disable any of the supported network protocols and fine-tune the parameters. Changing Network Settings To change the print server’s network settings, select Admin | Network...

  • Page 47: Setting General Parameters

    Select Yes to permit access using the SNMP protocol, select No to reject access using the SNMP protocol. Default = Yes Specify the community name for SNMP. Up to 32 alphanumeric Community Name characters can be entered. Default = public AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Print Server Management and Configuration...

  • Page 48: Setting Restrictions

    List are permitted to specify/browse the settings for the device using the SLP protocol. When set to Reject, only users specified in the SLP Restriction IP Address List are rejected from specifying/browsing the settings for the device AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 49: Setting Network Protocol Parameters

    To change the print server’s network settings, select Admin | Network Settings | Detailed View in the Web interface. AXIS 1650 uses frame type Ethernet II for network packages. Frame Type Check the appropriate box to specify if the LPD banner page is to be LPD Banner Page Mode printed.

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    IP address. Default value = 0.0.0.0 Specify the WINS host name, which will be used as the identifier of your WINS Host Name AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Set to Yes to enable the Unicast Communications Mode. Unicast Communications Mode Note that this setting only appears when you are using a CAPT capable printer. See “Enabling Unicast Network Communication” on page 64 for additional information. Default = No AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 52: Print Server Management Using Ftp

    CONFIG It is important that the destination file is specified in capital letters. Otherwise the edits are temporary and will be lost once the AXIS 1650 has been rebooted. How to get and put the config file using FTP from a Command prompt.

  • Page 53: Print Server Management Using Snmp

    Print Server Management Using SNMP You can use SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) to monitor and configure the AXIS 1650 remotely. All major functions for print servers are supported. General Information SNMP refers to a set of standards for network management, including a protocol, a database structure specification, and a set of data objects.

  • Page 54: Scanning With Axis 1650

    Scanning with AXIS 1650 Section 9 Scanning with AXIS 1650 If your Canon device also functions as a scanner, you can use your AXIS 1650 as a scanner server, too. This section describes how to scan via an AXIS 1650 using AXIS ScanClient.

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    6. Select Start Menu Folder (default folder is AXIS ScanClient). Click [Next]. 7. Check the values and click [Install] to start the installation process. 8. After a short while AXIS ScanClient has been installed on your computer. Click [Finish] to complete the installation. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual Scanning with AXIS 1650...

  • Page 56: Using Axis Scanclient

    Scanning with AXIS 1650 Using AXIS ScanClient Connect to the 1. Start AXIS ScanClient (Start | AXIS ScanClient). The client will search the Scanner network for scanning devices. Mark the one you would like to use by clicking on it in the list (you can also select a scanner by entering its IP address).

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    1. On your computer, start the receiving program (e.g. Canon MF Toolbox — Scan Function). Click [Save] to open the Save dialog. 2. In the Save dialog, click [Start] to start scanning. 3. When ready, close the Save dialog and the Canon MF Toolbox.

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    Scanning with AXIS 1650 4. Right-click the device you would like to use (example: WIA Canon MF3110) and select Get picture using Scanner Wizard. 5. The Scanner and Camera Wizard starts. Click [Next]. 6. Select scanning parameters and start scanning.

  • Page 59: Invoking A Scan From The Canon Device

    1. Connect to the scanner with AXIS ScanClient - see page 56. 2. Go to Start | Printers and Faxes. 3. Click on Scanners and Cameras. 4. Right-click the device you would like to use (example: WIA Canon MF3110) and select Properties. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Connect to the scanner with AXIS ScanClient - see page 56 and place the Canon Device object to be scanned on the scanner flatbed. 1. If the Canon device is in Energy Save mode, press its [Energy Saver key]. 2. Press [Scan] on the Canon device. 3. Press [Start] on the Canon device.

  • Page 61: The Test Button

    Node address (NODE_ADDR.) The IP address (INT_ADDR.) will be reset to default 192.168.0.90 • Canon BubbleJet If the AXIS 1650 is connected to a Canon BubbleJet printer, the test Printers button can be used for the following operations: •...

  • Page 62: Upgrading The Firmware

    New firmware can simply be loaded into the AXIS 1650 over the network. Firmware is internal print server software that determines its functionality.

  • Page 63

    If the upgrading process fails, just repeat the instructions presented above. • If you lose contact with the AXIS 1650 after an upgrading failure, just restart the AXIS 1650 to restore contact. • If the network LED flashes at regular half second intervals, the AXIS 1650 cannot process any print jobs.

  • Page 64: Enabling Unicast Network Communication

    In some networks where broadcast communication isn’t preferred, unicast communication can be used, which will also increase the network load. To enable unicast communication, some settings must be configured in the AXIS 1650 and in the AXIS CAPT Print Monitor during the software installation. Enable Unicast via the Using firmware 2.00 or later you can use your browser to enable unicast...

  • Page 65

    Server Name parameter will be changed to 192_168_3_191. It is important that the destination file is specified in capital letters. Otherwise the edits are temporary and will be lost once the AXIS 1650 has been rebooted. Go on to Install the AXIS CAPT Print Monitor on page 66.

  • Page 66

    1. Install AXIS CAPT Print Monitor software on your workstation. The Monitor software is available on the AXIS 1650 CD and on www.axis.com. Click your way through the program. 2. During the software setup, you will reach the Set the Unicast Communication Mode screen, check the Enable unicast check-box.

  • Page 67

    7. A pop-up window will appear. Enter the IP address of the AXIS 1650. 8. Select Manufacturer and Printer from the driver list. Click Next. 9. Choose whether you want to keep the existing driver or to replace it. If you already have the printer’s driver installed, you will be asked whether to keep...

  • Page 68: Internet Connection Firewall In Windows Xp Sp2

    Windows XP/2003, see “Windows Installation” on page 17. To open the Internet Connection Firewall: 1. Go to Start | Control Panel | Security Center. 2. Select Firewall: 3. Make sure On is selected. “Don’t allow exceptions” and “Off” must be unchecked! AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

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    Internet Connection Firewall in Windows XP SP2 4. Click Exceptions and highlight AXIS CAPT Port. 5. Click OK. Note: If you accidentally delete the AXIS CAPT Port and want to recreate it, go to Exceptions | Add Port and configure the port. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 70: Technical Specifications

    Supported Devices AXIS 1650 is developed to network Canon printers and multifunctional products. If your Canon device also functions as a scanner, you can use your AXIS 1650 as a scanner server, too. AXIS 1650 supports Canon Advanced Printing Technology, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System as well as Canon BubbleJet printers.

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    32-bit 100 MHz AXIS ETRAX 100LX RISC Controller, 2 MB Flash memory, 8 MB RAM. Front Panel 2 LED indicators for Power and Network. Test button for performing Factory Default All specifications are subject to change without prior notice. AXIS 1650 User’s Manual...

  • Page 72: Index

    ............Canon Advanced Printing Technology Canon Advanced Raster Printing System Canon BubbleJet...

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    Network Speed AXIS 1650 User’s Manual ..........

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    Root Password Scanner Scanner status Scanning Invoked from Canon device Invoked from computer Scanning with AXIS 1650 Serial Number Services Available from the Admin Mode Services Available from the User Mode Setting General Parameters Setting Network Protocol Parameters Setting Restriction...

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