Printer controller overview
Printer controller components
Sun Blade 1000 workstation
The printer controller consists of a specially-configured Sun
workstation and uses proprietary Xerox hardware, firmware, and
Your system may use one of two platforms for the printer
Sun Blade 1000
Sun Ultra 60 workstation
The printer controller is based on the Sun Blade 1000, a
workstation with a high-performance architecture for complex
processing tasks. It contains the following hardware
Processor (system unit) containing the following:
– Two UltraSPARC III 750 Mhz central processing unit
– 4 GB memory (four 1 GB Dual In-line Memory Modules,
– 36 GB hard disk drive
– DVD-ROM drive
– 3.5 inch diskette drive
Keyboard and mouse
Optional Token Ring board
Two printer controller Interface (PCI) boards installed in the
processor to interface with the print engine.
For channel connection to a host for IPDS printing, the system
may use a channel interface board that is connected to a
channel cable connector box.
An external 4 mm tape drive is available and recommended for
backing up site files. A typical color calibration file is 1.5 MB.
A second internal 36 GB hard disk drive is optional, as are two
additional external disks.
System Overview Guide