How to connect PCL Printers for XPANEL by Ethernet
2016.02.17

Q. How to connect a PCL Printer with XPANEL by Ethernet?  


 


 


 


A. Printers that support “Printer Command Language” (PCL) can work with XPANEL by Ethernet.   


    Refer to the instructions below.  


 


 


 


* This FAQ manual illustrates how to connect XPANEL with a Printer (PCL-supported) via PC when the sharing printer is connected to a network.


 


 


[Sharing Printer settings on PC]


 


1.         Start Devices and Printers → Right-click the desired printer → Printer Properties → Sharing


 


 


 


 


 


[Share this printer]: Mark it.


[Share name]: Use a default name or enter a desired name. 


 


 


 


2.     Additional settings (Only if the sharing printer is not recognized on a PC)


 


      Control Panel → Network and Internet → Network and Sharing Center → Advanced sharing settings 


 


 


 


 


 


3.         Control Panel → System and Security → System → Full computer name


 


 


 


 


 


 


4.         Control Panel → User Accounts


           Check your PC Account and Login password.


           This Login information is required when the Printer runs on XPANEL device. 


 


 


 


 


 


 [Printer settings on XPANEL device]


 


5.        XPANEL Configuration → Printer 


 


 


 


A.  Select the Printer type (i.e. PCL Inkjet/Laser).


B. Select the Connection port (i.e. COM port / IRDA / Network).


C.   Type in the “Full computer name” and “Share name” at Steps 1 and 3. 


 


(i.e. \FullComputerNameSharingPrinterName) 


 Full computer name and Share name do not distinguish capital and small letters. 


 


 


  


 [Activate the Printer]


 


6 .         Enter the Login information (PC User Account and its password) to activate the Printer.


 


 


 


  


 


 * If the PC Login connection is not properly made, the Printer will not work.


 


* If the PC Login Dialog does not appear, please ensure that XPNEL device has enough memory.


   XPANEL → My Device → Control Panel → System → Memory Tab


   Must increase the Storage Memory space in the above path.