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Emulations

Emulations simulate printer languages from other manufacturers. Thereby commands are converted to generate similar printouts.

One main advantage of the Microplex controller is to provide these printer languages across all print technologies. So processing, for example, thermal printer data streams like ZPL II – usually only possible with a fitting thermal printer – is possible with a Microplex laser printer without any problems.

Microplex´s  printer language IDOL provides the basis for the implementation. Microplex IDOL has been developed as one of the first printer languages in the world.

Cab printer language now also available for Microplex printers

Driven by requests from the market, the Microplex development team have now developed the cab emulation. This allows a Microplex printer to utilise the cab printer language so that for example a two colour GHS standard label can now be printed in an eight inch format.

The cab emulation is available as an option to the standard emulations already available (IDOL, PCL5c, ZPLll, Datamax, Epson FX80, etc)

Overview emulations
Thermal Printer Laser Printer Matrix Printer More emulations
ZPL II PCL5 IGP/VGL CUPS Raster
EPL2 IGP/PGL EPSON FX-80 µ-Postscript
Datamax XES ANSI Genicom HPGL
TEC Prescribe CODE-V TIFF
IER-Command Kodescript+ MT-600 IPDS
UBI FingerPrint AGFA RENO IBM ProPrinter Diabolo 630
LDC LN03+   Lineprinter
Labelpoint Bull-MP690   HP DesignJet
ETIMARK MP-1220      
cab      

Barcodes

Overview barcodes
Two-width codes Multiple-width codes High-modulated codes 2-D Barcodes
Codebar EAN-8 Postnet Aztec-Code
Code39 EAN-13 Planet PDF417
MSI EAN-128 KIX Datamatrix
Interleaved 2/5 Add-On-Codes Roxalbar Maxi-Code
Interleaved 2/5
(3-stroke Datalogic)
Code11 USPS One Code USD-5
Interleaved2/5
(3-stroke Matrix)
Code93, Code 128,
UPC-A, UPC-E
  QR Code

1-D

two-width symbologies

e.g. Interleaved 2/5

multiple-width symbologies

e.g. EAN-128

height-modulated symbologies

e.g. KIX

2-D

e.g. Aztec-Code

 

Please note:
The printers do not provide all emulations and barcodes by default. Please look at the data sheets to find the individual standard features.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive.

 

 

The brand names referred to are the registered trademarks of the respective companies. Technical data is subject to change. The information contained in this specification sheet refers exclusively to the described details and not to warranted characteristics. No guarantee is assumed. The information do not exempt from the obligation for inspection of each respective individual case.