[K12OSN] Laser Printer super-slow?
joseph.bishay at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 19:22:52 UTC 2011
I am unable to tell from CUPS what the currently installed driver
version is. Help? :)
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Steven Santos <Steven at simplycircus.com> wrote:
> Is their an updated driver available for the printer?
> We had the same issue with a couple of different printers. We moved
> our print server to a ubuntu 11 box with all new drivers. Now
> everything prints fast to all of our printers.
> Steven Santos
> P: 617-527-0667
> F: 617-934-1870
> E: Steven at SimplyCircus.com
> Simply Circus, Inc.
> 86 Los Angeles Street
> Newton, MA 02462
> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Joseph Bishay <joseph.bishay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I hope everyone is doing well this weekend.
>> We have an HP Laserjet 2100 plugged into a thin client via a parallel
>> port in our computer lab, and it works nearly perfectly. Our only
>> issue is that it takes a VERY LONG TIME TO PRINT! Any sort of PDF
>> takes more than 20 minutes before the entire document prints. The
>> first page usually comes out in OK time, but you will sit there
>> waiting while the 'printing' light flashes as it processes and then
>> eventually it will print. This is for straight multi-page text PDFs
>> for example.
>> Any recommendations on how to speed up printing? Printer details are:
>> CUPS driver: HP LaserJet 2100 Foomatic/pxlmono (recommended)
>> Print speed Up to 10 pages-per-minute
>> Paper input bin capacity Tray 1: 100 sheets of 20 lb Bond (80 g/m2)
>> paper, or 10 envelopes Tray 2/3: 250 sheets of 20 lb Bond (80 g/m2)
>> Media Sizes Tray 1: minimum (custom) 76 by 127 mm (3 by 5 inches)
>> maximum (custom) 216 by 356 mm (8.5 by 14 inches)
>> Tray 2/3: Letter, Legal, A4, A5 and custom paper sizes
>> Base memory HP LaserJet 2100 printer: 4 MB of RAM
>> Print resolution 1200 dpi for the best print quality 600 dpi for
>> complex graphics or faster output
>> Duty cycle Up to 15,000 pages per month
>> Thank you.
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