I-O PrintBox Lite


I-O CXP Lite Protocol Converter (replaced by 4430 TC/CX)
CXPL (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

I-O CXP Lite Protocol Converter
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

I-O TXP Lite External twinax interface (Replaced by 4430 TX/CX)
TXPL (New)

Retired, no longer available: Contact for alternatives

TxP/CxP lite

The I-O Print Box TxP/CxP lite is the most economical and hassle-free external connectivity solution for dot-matrix printers on the market. The I-O Print Box TxP/CxP lite offers these features:
  • Attaches virtually any dot-matrix PC printer with a parallel port to an IBM AS/400, System/3X, or 3270-type mainframe host, or to a controller.
  • Setup is quick and easy via the mouse-supported PC setup software, through Host/PC download commands.
  • Comes with the industry's best 4214, 5224/25/56 twinax and 4214, 4224, 4234, 3287/68/62 coax printer emulations (all non-IPDS).
  • Supports APF/BGU printing across all IBM matrix printer emulations.
  • Comes with drivers for a wide variety of popular dot-matrix PC printers including Epson and IBM dot-matrix, and a generic driver.
Host Systems:
Twinax (5250) or Coax (3270)
IBM Twinax (TxP lite) or Coax (CxP lite) to Centronics parallel
9V wall mount transformer
Temperature: +40 to 110 F (+5 to 42 C)
Relative humidity: 20% to 85%
Optimum: 70 +/- 15 F (24 +/- 8 C)
FCC A; CISPER 22 class A

IBM Features:
Twinax AS/400
Attaches to IBM AS/400 or System/3X Hosts, or 5X94 Controllers
IBM 4214, 5224, 5225, 5256 Printer Emulations
Fully compatible with OfficeVision/400, DisplayWrite/36, and TextManagement/38
Coax 3270
Attaches to IBM 30XX, 43XX, or 937X Host, or 3x74 or 3276 Controller
IBM 4224, 4214, and 3287/68/62 Printer Emulations (all non-IPDS)
LU3 (DSC) and LU1 (SCS) Mode Printing

Low Capital InvestmentAdd a host printer while leaving money in the budget for other purchases.
Configuration Through Mouse Driven PC Software or Host/PC Download CommandsConveniently customize the I-O Print Box from a PC or from the host system
True IBM Printer EmulationsReplace IBM system printers without re-writing existing applications.
Excellent Printer DriversEnjoy reliable performance from virtually any dot-matrix printer.
I-O Command Pass-ThruAccess all programmable functions of the attached printer such as bar codes, fonts, etc.
Standard Connectors and CablesGain flexibility and save money by using standard cables from your printer shop "down the street." (Parallel printer cable is supplied.)