Re: MPS1230 Serial / Centronics

From: Nicolas Welte (
Date: 2005-09-17 11:32:53

Michael Huth wrote:
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> Hello,
> I got two CBM MPS1230 Printers, one prints only with a serial cable
> attached and the other only with a centronics.
> I tried to find some DIP switches, to change between serial and
> centronics but couldn't find any.
> I opened both and checked the PCB and couldn't see a difference.
> Is the IO port defined in the firmware ROM or did I missed something?

This may be one of the printers with a soft setup menu, i.e. if you go to 
setup mode, it prints all the settings to paper and you can change each 
setting. Try different keypresses when you power up the printer to see if 
this is true for your model.


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