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Contents

Figures
Tables
Preface
About this Publication
Terms
Infoprint 4000 and Infoprint 4100 Advanced Function Printers Library
Related Publications
Summary of Changes
Introduction
Printer Characteristics
System Characteristics
Infoprint 4000 Models ISx
Infoprint 4000 Models IDx
Infoprint 4000 Models IRx
Infoprint 4100 Models
Simplex Printers
Components
Printing Methods
Configuration for a Simplex Printing System
Duplex Systems
Duplex System Printing Methods
Components
Inline Configuration for Any Machine Type or Model
Left-Angle Configuration for Any Machine Type or Model
'H' Configuration for the Infoprint 4000
'H' Configuration for the Infoprint 4100 Models PD1/2 and HD1/2
'H' Configuration for Infoprint 4100 Models HD3/4
Left-Angle Configuration for Dual Simplex Printing
Basic Page-Printing Concepts
Combining Text with Images
Orienting Text and Images on a Page
Advanced Function Image and Graphics
Multiple-up Printing
Using Stored Information
TrueType/OpenType Fonts and Unicode print data
Enhanced Toner Loading
IBM Infoprint 4161 Model 005 Multiple Printer Controller
IBM Infoprint 4161 Model 006 Multiple Printer Controller
Optional Features
Attachments
Function/Performance Enhancements for AFCCU with Microcode Version 11.x and Earlier
Function/Performance Enhancements for AFCCU with Microcode Version 12.0 and Later
Enhanced Operator Console
Infoprint Operator Control
Buffer/Flipper Units
Signature Page
Forms Identification (Barcode)
Additional Pre/Postprocessing Interface
Advanced Function Postprocessing Interface
Customer Changeable Developer
Additional Customer Changeable Developers
Developer Cart
Mark Perforations on Perfless Paper
Move Mark Forms
Infoprint Fidelity Manager (Inline Densitometer)
Infoprint Low Resolution Books
Infoprint Forms Management System
Enhanced Printing Adaptor Kit
Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) CCD
Infoprint 4000/4100 Productivity Tracking Feature
Internal Stacker
CCD with Blue, Green, or Red Toners
Commercial Print Support
Specifications
Printing Speed
Print Material
Print Quality
Print Quality Enhancement
Simulating Color with Gray Printing
Printer Resolution
240/300 Switchable Printers (Infoprint 4000 Models Only)
480/600 Switchable Resolution
IPDS Resolution (600 DPI Only)
Font Smoothing Mode (480 and 600 DPI Only)
AFP Resource Resolution
Forms Handling
Splicing Station
Print Area
Touchscreen
Power Control
Duplex Models
Simplex Models
Software Requirements
Print on Demand
IPDS Mode (Production Print Mode)
Application Environment
Host System Attachment Choices
System/370 Channel Attachment
Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) Channel Attachment
System/390 Fiber Connection (FICON) Channel Attachment (Infoprint 4100)
Local Area Network (LAN) Attachments
FDDI Attachment
Gigabit Ethernet Attachment
Preprocessing and Postprocessing Device Interfaces
Universal printer pre- and postprocessing interface (UP3I)
Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability
Data Security
Resident Fonts
Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) CCD
Using the Infoprint 4000/4100 to print MICR documents
Setting up the printer for printing with MICR toner
MICR fonts
MICR format requirements
MICR quality control
MICR quality and format verification
Using highlight color with the Infoprint 4000 and Infoprint 4100
Prerequisites
Aligning the printhead
Considering print registration
Planning the application
Application considerations
Threading the printer (side 1 to side 1)
Organizing the Planning Team
Planning Coordinator
Physical Planner
System and Application Programmers
Operator
Implementation Plan
Fifteen Weeks Before Delivery
Ten Weeks Before Delivery
Eight Weeks Before Delivery
Six Weeks Before Delivery
Four Weeks Before Delivery
Arrival of the Printer
Preparing the Processing Environment
Channel and Local Area Network Attachments
System/370 Channel Attachment
ESCON Channel Attachment
FICON Channel Attachment ( Infoprint 4100)
Token Ring TCP/IP Local Area Network
Ethernet TCP/IP Local Area Network
Gigabit Ethernet SX (fiber) TCP/IP Local Area Network
Gigabit Ethernet TX (copper) TCP/IP Local Area Network
FDDI Local Area Network
Attachment cable features
Performance Considerations
Direct-Attach
Advanced Function Presentation Licensed Programs
IBM Advanced Function Presentation Software
Optical Character Recognition and Bar Code Applications
Installing and Verifying
Conversion
Preparing the Physical Environment
Environmental Requirements
Environmental Impact
Heat/Power
Sound
Physical Requirements
Normal Precautions to Prevent Fire
Power Requirements
Additional electrical requirements
Interface point requirements for low frequency phenomena
Print Engine Power Cable and Receptacle
Vacuum Cleaner
CE Toolkit
Space Requirements
Duplex Systems
'H' Configuration for All Infoprint 4100 Models with the Tall Buffer/Flipper Unit (both printers facing the same direction)
Simplex Systems
Systems with the Dual Inline Densitometer
Physical Layout
Shipping Notes
Physical Dimensions
Physical Attachment Requirements
Installation Requirements
Selecting and Testing Forms
Continuous Forms
Stacking Forms
Special-Purpose Materials
Preprinted Forms
Storing Print Materials
Testing Forms and Applications
Valid Form Lengths in Inches
Form Lengths Not Supported with the Signature Page Feature (Infoprint 4000 Models Only)
Setting Printer Definition Values
Changing the Language of Messages
Defining the Printer
Printer Definition Information
Defining the Host Attachments
Defining Interfaces and Preprocessing or Postprocessing Devices
Options for Duplex Models
Options for Simplex Models
Defining Remote Access
Establishing Form Settings
Creating a Snapshot
Appendix A. Obtaining Supplies
Supplies
IBM Supplies Work Sheet
Infoprint 4000 Supplies Work Sheet
Infoprint 4100 Supplies Work Sheet
Ordering Supplies
Maintenance Supply Items
Customer-replaceable Supply Items
Warranty Returns
Storing Supplies
Appendix B. Work Sheets
Installation Planning Work Sheet
Physical Planning Work Sheet
Duplex Definition Work Sheet
Simplex Definition Work Sheet
Snapshots Work Sheet
Appendix C. Standard Power Plug Listings
Notices
Trademarks
Product Recycling and Disposal
Communication Statements
Glossary
Index