Using the Universal Printer Pre- and Postprocessing Interface (UP3I) (FC 4740)

To use the UP3I feature, hardware Feature Code 4740 must be installed on your printer. Your service representative must install all special features.

See the Planning and Configuration Guide for more information about using the UP3I feature.

Do this procedure to use the UP3I feature in your printer. When the UP3I feature is installed, you can check the status of UP3I devices and enable or disable UP3I devices from the printer console.

Procedure:

  1. To display the UP3I devices currently enabled on the UP3I network:
    1. Select Printer Definition -> Pre/Postprocessing -> UP3I Devices to display the Pre/Postprocessing - UP3I Devices panel. This displays a list of the UP3I devices that are currently communicating on the UP3I network. Select a device from the list to display the status and current settings on the right side of the panel.
    2. Select Edit UP3I Devices... to display the device settings window. This window lets you change the device name and specify the distance (in inches) between the UP3I device and the printer.
    3. Select OK to close the window.
  2. To enable or disable UP3I devices:
    1. Select Printer Definition -> Pre/Postprocessing -> Pre/Postprocessing to display the Pre/Postprocessing - Pre/Postprocessing panel.
    2. Select the UP3I device from the list and select Enable to enable the device or Disable to disable the device.
  3. To define new paper sequences for installed UP3I devices:
    1. Select Printer Definition -> Pre/Postprocessing -> Pre/Postprocessing to display the Pre/Postprocessing - Pre/Postprocessing panel.
    2. Select New... to display a window that you can use to define a new paper sequence name. Type the name of the paper sequence in the New Device Name field. Select UP3I Sequence for New Device Type. Select from the list of UP3I devices to define those devices to this paper sequence.
    3. Select the Next to display the device settings window for the paper sequence. Use this window to select the auto detection mode and select the devices to include in the paper sequence.
    4. Select OK to close the window.
  4. To modify existing paper sequences defined for installed UP3I devices:
    1. Select Printer Definition -> Pre/Postprocessing -> Pre/Postprocessing to display the Pre/Postprocessing - Pre/Postprocessing panel.
    2. Select the UP3I device and select Edit... to display the settings for the selected device. Use this window to change the auto detection settings and modify the selected UP3I devices in the paper sequence.
    3. Select OK to close the window.