With R2 you need to install x64 drivers first, and then x86 drivers otherwise it will not work. I already have the PCL5 technical reference manual. We save these files on the printer and call them with esc codes. XP didnt’ like it and are much happier with PCL5. I’ve been using the PCL6 for ages and it seems to have worked fine across all sorts of hp printers.

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

The chances are, if you dumb it down to as basic as you can PCL5 and install both diffference and 64bit drivers on the R2 print digference you should get by. HP Officejet Pro dw: I’ve been using the PCL6 for ages and it seems to have worked fine across all sorts of hp printers. Results 1 to 13 of Close this window and log in. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!


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If you want professional typographic printing, you need a printer with Postscript. Avoid universal devices for printing. Generally HP drivers are pretty good though! The feedback you provide will help us show you more relevant content in the future. Choose printer consumables cost in terms of its full-time operation. What is the difference between pcl5 and pcl6 driver?

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By tarquel in forum Hardware. Stay tuned for the “official” explanation from Dan’sDad!

Thanks to AyatollahPies from: I don’t think I can add much to Jim’s precis, only repeat it in different terms. There will be loads of people on here who will be jumping up and down saying there is nothing wrong with my Ns.


Are there any differences in the commands supported? Start Now at wikibuy. HP Page Description Language. What is the difference between a monitorand printer? It’s easy to join and it’s free. When we use a Lexmark Optra L driver it triples. By kennysarmy in forum Windows. I use PCL6 Drivers. Students Click Here Join Us!

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When still need PCL6? The time now is differenc While PCL5 is interpreted as the data arrives at the printer, PCL6 is first “compiled” by the printer driver before being sent to the printer. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question.

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