Protocol Converters - Technical Notes

Differences in BIN selection between HP4Si and HP5Si in PCL mode versus AXIS products

The HP5Si printer has new names of the input trays compared with HP4Si. In the table below are the old and new names and the corresponding PCL sequence to select. For further information refer to your printer's documentation.

PCL

HP LJ 4Si

 

HP LJ 5Si

 

<ESC>&l1H

Upper tray

Tray 2 (Upper tray)

<ESC>&l2H

Manual feed paper

Manual feed paper in Tray 1

<ESC>&l3H

Manual feed envelope

Manual feed envelope in Tray 1

<ESC>&l4H

Lower tray

Tray 3 (Lower tray)

<ESC>&l5H

Optional paper source

Tray 4 (Optional)

<ESC>&l6H

Optional envelope feeder

Optional envelope feeder

<ESC>&l7H

N/A

Auto select

<ESC>&l8H

N/A

Tray 1 (Multi-purpose)

 


AXIS Cobra

The AX-3 Cobra+ and AXIS 330 Cobra in IBM 3812/5219 mode are pre-programmed according to the table below:

Host Setting

AXIS 330 Cobra 3812/5219AX-3 Cobra+ 3812/5219

 

PCL HP LJ 4Si HP LJ 5Si
Source drawer 1 #095 Sheet Feeder 1 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Source drawer 2 #096 Sheet Feeder 2 <ESC>&l4H Lower tray Tray 3 (Lower tray)
Source drawer 3 #097 Sheet Feeder 3 (env.) <ESC>&l3H Manual feed envelope Manual feed envelope in Tray 1
Source drawer 4 #098 Sheet Feeder 4 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Source drawer 5-127

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Manual feed #099 Single Sheet <ESC>&l2H Manual feed paper Manual feed paper in Tray 1
Tractor feed

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Sheet feed #095 Sheet Feeder 1 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Paper

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Envelope #097 Sheet Feeder 3 (env.) <ESC>&l3H Manual feed envelope Manual feed envelope in Tray 1
N/A   <ESC>&l5H Optional paper source Tray 4 (Optional)
N/A   <ESC>&l6H Optional envelope feeder Optional envelope feeder
N/A   <ESC>&l7H   Auto select
N/A   <ESC>&l8H   Tray 1 (Multi-purpose)

The AX-3 Cobra+ and the AXIS 330 Cobra in 4214 mode also support bin selection but no strings are pre-programmed for HP printers.

Host

AXIS 330 Cobra 4214 AX-3 Cobra+ 4214

 

HP LJ Driver
Source drawer 1 #096 Sheet Feeder 1 <empty>
Source drawer 2 #097 Sheet Feeder 2 <empty>
Source drawer 3 #098 Sheet Feeder 3 (env.) <empty>
Source drawer 4-127 N/A N/A
Manual feed N/A N/A
Tractor feed N/A N/A
Sheet feed N/A N/A
Paper N/A N/A
Envelope #098 Sheet Feeder 3 (env.) <empty>
N/A #095 Continuos Form <empty>
N/A #099 Single Sheet <empty>

The AX-7 Cobra+ and the AXIS 370 Cobra also support bin selection but no strings are pre-programmed for the HP printers.

Host AXIS 370 Cobra AX-7 Cobra+

 

HP LJ Driver
Source drawer 1 #061 Sheet Feeder 1 <empty>
Source drawer 2 #062 Sheet Feeder 2 <empty>
Paper #061 Sheet Feeder 1 <empty>
Envelope #083 Envelope Feeder <empty>

 


AXIS HP MIO

Host Setting

 

AXIS HP MIO PCL HP LJ 4Si HP LJ 5Si
Source drawer 1 BIN1 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Source drawer 2 BIN2 <ESC>&l4H Lower tray Tray 3 (Lower tray)
Source drawer 3 BIN3 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Source drawer 4 BIN4 <ESC>&l2H Manual feed paper Manual feed paper in Tray 1
Source drawer 5-127 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Manual feed BIN4 <ESC>&l2H Manual feed paper Manual feed paper in Tray 1
Tractor feed N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sheet feed BIN1 <ESC>&l1H Upper tray Tray 2 (Upper tray)
Paper N/A N/A N/A N/A
Envelope BIN5 <ESC>&l6H Optional envelope feeder Optional envelope feeder
N/A   <ESC>&l5H Optional paper source Tray 4 (Optional)
N/A   <ESC>&l7H   Auto select
N/A   <ESC>&l8H   Tray 1 (Multi-purpose)