Close this window and log in. Keep in mind that most likely will be emulated Postscript via PCL. Results 1 to 13 of PCL5 — The most widely available printer command language. Unfortunately, this protocol can be buggy over a network. Stay tuned for the “official” explanation from Dan’sDad! What is the difference between device driver and module?

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HP Officejet Pro dw: What is the difference between driver.

With the “tn” it goes to tray 3 even if tray 2 is picked. What is the difference between drive and driver? We had to write VB coding to select the correct paper trays. HP themselves have shifted towards using PCL6 as the future and have started releasing more and more printers with less and less support for PCL5.

Isn’t both the same. Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical diffsrence professional community. Originally Posted by diifference If the choice of these two devices is better to take HP Officejet Pro dw.

Can you please elaborate a little more on the differences and properly define that these are different sorts of “page description languages”?!


What is the difference between all those damn drivers? Most printers are HPn’s.

What is the difference between pcl5 and pcl6 driver? – Quora

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other diffrrence It was developed by Adobe and was previously the most used printing protocol. Register now while it’s still free! Then maybe you’ll get some pluses. Are there any differences in the commands pl5 The only issues I have had was when it was going through a linux based network print server which choked on PCL and could only handle the text based PS driver. This way we dont’ have to send the same file down 50 million times from the mainframe.

Originally Posted by mtillbrook.

I would personally use PCL6, less problems with it. In networks such as those, differencr may be better off installing a PCL5 driver that will continue to soldier on through the network unreliability, printing garbage documents occasionally, but getting a few successful print jobs completed as opposed to a bunch of aborted PCL6-driven failures may be worth it.

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PCL5e however will just substitute the font. If you want professional typographic printing, you need a printer with Postscript.

PCL6 generally works fine for us, the only issues we have is when it cannot understand a font or something in a document and it spits out a PCL XL error. What is the difference between device driver and module?

Avoid universal devices for printing. What is the difference between Printer and PhotoCopier?

Generally HP drivers are pretty good though! I don’t think I can add much to Jim’s precis, only repeat it in different terms.

What is the difference between PCL5, PCL6, and PostScript printer drivers?

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Postscript is supported by a lot of utilities, especially obscure ones on Linux distributions. I use PCL6 Drivers. You dismissed this ad.