I-O PrintBox Plus


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I-O CXP+ Coax to Parallel Protocol Converter
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

I-O TXP+ External Twinax to Parallel Interface
Fully refurbished with 90-day warranty

The I-O Print Box TxP/CxPplus turns an ASCII laser or dot-matrix printer into a powerful twinax or coax printer. It can easily be configured to meet the most demanding printing requirements. The I-O Print Box TxP/CxP plus offers these features:

  • Attaches virtually any 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, and on-board DIP switches.
  • Comes with built-in intelligent printer sharing capabilities, allowing the attached printer to be automatically shared between twinax/coax and PC/LAN users at no extra cost
  • Comes with the industry's best 3812-1, 4214, 5224/25/56 twinax and 3812-1, 4214, 4224, 4234, 3287/68/62 coax printer emulations (all non-IPDS).
  • Supports multiple fonts, duplex printing (twinax only), Automatic Print Orientation, Computer Output Reduction, and other features. APF/ BGU printing is available across all IBM matrix printer emulations (twinax).
  • Comes with drivers for a wide variety of popular PC printers including Hewlett-Packard PCL-type laser, Epson and IBM dot-matrix printers. In addition, laser printers can be driven as IBM 5225 line printers.
Host Systems:
Twinax (5250) or Coax (3270)
IBM Twinax (TxP Plus) or Coax (CxPPlus) 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

Twinax AS/400
Attaches to IBM AS/400 or System/3X Hosts, or 5X94 Controllers
Supports IBM 3812-1 (SCS), 4214, 5224/25/56 Printer Emulations
'APO and COR
Supports duplex selection of OS/400 beginning with V2R3 and OfficeVision/400
Supports Multiple Fonts via IBM Typestyle Numbers
Coax 3270
Attaches to IBM 30XX, 43XX, or 937X Host, or 3x74 or 3276 Controller
IBM 3812-1, 4224, 4214, 3287/68/62 Printer Emulations (all non-IPDS)
LU3 (DSC) and LU1 (SCS) Mode Printing
APO and COR for laser printers
Supports All Applicable IBM RPQs

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 printer.
Superb Font SupportEnhance the appearance of print output by using all printer resident fonts, as well as additional fonts from cartridges via IBM typestyle numbers.
I-O Command Pass-ThruAccess all programmable functions of the attached printer such as bar codes, fonts, etc.
Software CompatibilityPrint from popular host applications such as bar code and electronic forms printing packages without worrying about the print output.
Parallel Sharing Port IncludedIncrease availability of the printer by sharing it between the IBM host and a PC or LAN without paying extra.
Standard Connectors and CablesGain flexibility and save money by using standard cables from your printer shop "down the street." (Parallel printer cable is supplied.)