Printer drivers and firmware User Guide
Parallel interface Make sure that the parallel interface is selected in the printers menu for
USER1, that in the PCs BIOS the parallel port is set to ECP and that
the parallel cable meets the IEEE1284 standard.
USB interface (Windows2000/
Make sure that the USB interface is selected in the printers menu for
USER1, that a printer driver has been installed and the printer is defi-
ned as default printer.
Downloading firmware to
To load new firmware to the printer, proceed as follows. As mentioned
before it is important that no other device (printer) is set to the inter-
face you want to use for the download.
Click therefore Start > Control Panel > Printers and Faxes and
check that no printer is set to the port you want to use. E.g. if you want
to use the serial interface RS232 no printer may have connected to the
Browse to the folder where the firmware files are stored.
Double-click the Standard Model PB Flash VX.XX.exe file.
On the Memory Writer screen select the interface (in our example
Make sure that the settings for port, baudrate, parity bit and stop
bit are correct.
Select IPL FIRMWARE from Download Type.
Click Browse and select the BL_XXXX.IPL file.
Click FLASH NOW; the download process starts.
When the download process is finished, the printer performs an initiali-
Repeat step 5 to 7 for the FWXXX.mfw file and the
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