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Epson C82310/11 (Parallel I/F User Manual

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    EPSON 32KB Parallel Interface Card C82310 * English Deutsch Français Español Italiano 4000402 S 0 1 - 0 0...

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    32KB Parallel Interface Card C82310* 32-KB-Schnittstellenkarte C82310* Carte d’Interface parallèle 32Ko C82310* Módulo de interface en paralelo de 32KB C82310* Scheda dell’interfaccia parallela da 32KB C82310*...

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  • Page 5: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION The Parallel Interface C82310* is an interface card that allows parallel data communication between a host computer and an Epson printer. This card has the following features: Ž A 32 Kbyte buffer that frees up your computer for other uses while your printer continues to print Ž...

  • Page 6: About This Guide

    About this guide This guide tells you how to install your C82310* interface card in a variety of Epson printers. Also included are instructions on how to adjust the settings of the C82310* interface card, as well as a general description of parallel data communication.

  • Page 7: Setting The Conditions

    SETTING THE CONDITIONS The C82310* interface card has two sets of DIP switches, and five jumpers. These switches and jumpers are used for selecting various interface operations. Card layout The figure below shows the layout of the C82310* card and the locations of the DIP switches and jumpers. Figure 2.

  • Page 8: Dip Switch And Jumper Settings

    DIP switch and jumper settings Before you install the C82310* interface, you may need to adjust DIP switch 1 and jumper settings. You can change switch 2 settings after you install the interface. When making DIP-switch setting changes, use a pointed device such as a ball-point pen or small screwdriver.

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    DIP switch 1 (interface operations) The table below contains information on switch func- tions, and the factory setting of each switch. Table 1. DIP switch 1 Note When DIP switch l-l is set to ON, the interface card can continue store data in the buffer memory even though the printer is in an OFF LINE or PAUSE state.

  • Page 10: Jumpers

    Some printers have a switch (or function) that allows you to select between the optional and original interface. If you install the C82310* interface card in this type of printer, set the interface card’s DIP switch 2 to ON and also change the setting in the printer to select the optional interface.

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    The tables below describe the interface conditions that can be selected using jumpers. In all cases, ON means you connect the jumper (cover both terminals), while OFF means you disconnection of the jumper. Table 3. Jumper settings Jumper Function Factory setting Fixed (See Note) Fixed (See Note) Fixed (See Note)

  • Page 12: Data Entry

    DATA ENTRY About data entry For quick data entry, the C82310* interface card is equipped with a buffer that temporarily stores data before it is printed. When this buffer becomes full, the interface card send a BUSY signal . (Reception of data during this state cannot be guaranteed.) The data in the buffer is automatically sent to the printer when the printer indicates it is ready to accept more...

  • Page 13: Self Test

    SELF TEST You can run the self test by first turning off the printer and then turning on DIP switch l-3. When you turn the power back on, the self test begins. To exit from the self test, turn off the power and turn DIP switch 1-3 off. The interface card first checks the RAM condition.

  • Page 14: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS 8-bit parallel 1. Data transmission: External supplied STROBE 2. Synchronization: pulse Via ACKNLG or BUSY signals 3. Handshaking: TTL level 4. Logic level: 32 Kbytes 5. RAM capacity: 57-30360 (Amphenol), 36 pin 6. Connector: or its equivalent Interface timing The figure below shows the timing for the parallel interface.

  • Page 15: Hardware Description

    HARDWARE DESCRIPTION For signal description and pin assignment, refer to the table below: Table 5. Signal description and pin assignment Signal Return Direction Description Signal The STROBE pulses to read STROBE data. Pulse width must be more than 0.5 µseconds at the receiving terminal.

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    Return Signal Description Signal Direction A high signal indicates that the SLCT printer is in the selected state. The signal goes low in the following cases: 1) When the SLCT IN signal goes high 2) During a printer-error state 3) When the interface card is disabled This signal can be fixed to “high”...

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    Signal Return Signal Description Direction Pulled up to +5 V through 3.3 K W resistance. SLCT IN The DC1/DC3 code are valid only when this signal is high. (This signal can be fixed low by changing a DIP switch, jumper, or SelecType setting on the printer.) The printer monitors this signal, so this signal’s function depends on...

  • Page 18: Installation

    Installation or removal of the C82310* interface card is easy, and requires only a screwdriver. The following section tells you how to install your interface card in a variety of EPSON printers. Caution • Turn off the power to the printer and the computer before installing.

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    Insert firmly until the interface pins mate with connector inside your printer. Attach the two screws to secure the interface.

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