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PRINTER SETUP

PRINTER SET UP

The information provide in our PRINTER SUPPORT pages is inteded to help you with the installation, use, and maintenance of your Boca printer.

 

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NORMAL PRINTER INSTALLATION

 

Do not connect the printer to your computer until after the driver has been installed.

 

You must have the Boca printer drivers installed on your computer.  Note: Some newer model PCs already have the Boca printer drivers installed.  The Boca printer drivers can be installed by clicking on this link - BOCA PRINTER DRIVERS

 

If your printer has a factory installed USB interface, your printer should automatically install if you have the Boca drivers installed.

 

For other interface options, install the printer as you would any other printer. (NOTE: See the instructions below if you are using the Parallel to USB conversion cable.)

 

1. From the start button on your PC or from the Control Panel, click on PRINTERS and FAXES or PRINTERS and      DEVICES.

 

2. Select Local Printer attached to this computer.

 

3. USE THE FOLLOWING PORT: In most cases you will select – LPT1 (Recommended printer port)

 

4. Under MANUFACTURER: Select Boca and choose the appropriate driver that matches your printer configuration --

 

             a) FGL or PCL (HP)

             b) Firmware or Software version of your printer

             c) 200 or 300 DPI

 

       HELP WITH FINDING YOUR PRINTER CONFIGURATION CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING THIS LINK - BOCA PRINTER CONFIGURATION

 

5. Select: Keep Existing Driver

 

6. Make it your default printer when printing tickets.

 

7. Sharing the printer is your choice.

 

CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL HELP INSTALLING ON WINDOWS 8

INSTALLING YOUR PRINTER USING THE PARALLEL TO USB CONVERSION CABLE

 

Do not connect the printer to your computer until after the driver has been installed.

 

YOU MUST USE THE PARALLEL TO USB CONVERSION CABLE THAT WAS INCLUDED WITH YOUR PRINTER

 

You must have the Boca printer drivers installed on your computer.  Note: Some newer model PCs already have the Boca printer drivers installed.  The Boca printer drivers can be installed by clicking on this link - BOCA PRINTER DRIVERS

 

1. From the start button on your PC or from the CONTROL PANEL, click on PRINTERS and FAXES or PRINTERS and DEVICES.

 

2. Select Local Printer attached to this computer.

 

3. USE THE FOLLOWING PORT: USB Virtual Printer Port 1

 

4. Under MANUFACTURER: Select Boca and choose the appropriate driver that matches your printer configuration --

 

             a) FGL or PCL

             b) Firmware or Software version of your printer

             c) 200 or 300 DPI

       HELP WITH FINDING YOUR PRINTER CONFIGURATION CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING THIS LINK - BOCA PRINTER CONFIGURATION

 

5. Select: Keep Existing Driver

 

6. Make it your default printer when printing tickets.

 

7. Sharing the printer is your choice.

 

8. Print a Test Page.

 

If your ticket does not print - Right click on the printer, Select PROPERTIES, Select the PORTS tab and change the Port to Virtual Printer Port 2.  Print another test ticket.  Sometimes you may have to reboot your printer if it does not print.

 

Your printer may also be used as a Parallel printer if you have a Parallel port on your computer.  If you plan on using your printer with a Parallel interface you will need to remove the gender changer that was added to the Parallel port in order to accommodate the conversion cable.

 

 

 

 

 

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