Sharp Electronics (UK) Ltd., NIS Systems Support
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AR-PS1 Postscript Board requires AR-PB8
AR161/200/205 fitted with an AR-PB8 Printer Board and AR-PS1 Postscript
When the AR-PS1 Postscript Board is fitted to an AR-PB8 Printer Board, the
firmware version of the AR-PB8 must be upgraded to version 4.01 before the
AR-PS1 can be used. The Postscript drivers for the AR-PS1 will also be
required and are now available from the Sharp Technical Web.
The following table shows the upgrade path for the AR-PB8 firmware to date.
Reason For Upgrade
Initial Printer Board Firmware
Supports Duplex Printing on the
Supports AR-PS1 Postscript Board
& Duplex Printing
All firmware upgrades for the AR-PB8 can be downloaded from the Sharp
Technical Web Site at
. They are situated in the
Copier, AR Product, ARPB8, Drivers/Updates section.
Also, within this area of the Sharp Technical web, are the new Postscript
Printer Drivers that will be required for use with the AR-PS1 Postscript Board.
Updated versions of the PCL6 and PCL5e drivers are also available.
If you have any questions on the AR-PB8 Firmware Upgrade or the AR-PS1
Postscript option, please contact the NIS Systems Support Helpdesk on
7th Oct 1999
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