PaintJet XL 300

Language: PCL Level 5, HP-GL/2
Optional: PostScript SIMM

Speed: Black & White: 2 ppmColor: 2-6 MPP

Memory: 2MB, exp to 16MB in blocks of 1,2,4, or 8MB

Graphics: 300dpi & Color


Hewlett-Packard PaintJet XL 300 Fonts

Fonts Per Page: Limited only by available printer memory (Each attribute is a separate font)

Internal Fonts (Resident Bitmapped Fonts)

Typeface Size Variation Symbol Set Orientation
Courier 10(12 pt) MediumBoldItalic * P/L
Courier 12(10 pt) MediumBoldItalic * P/L
Line Printer 8.5 Medium * P/L

Internal Fonts (Resident Scalable Fonts)

Typeface Size   Variation Symbol Set Orientation
CG Times Scalable   MediumBoldItalicBold Italic ** P/L
Univers Scalable   MediumBoldItalicBold Italic ** P/L
UniversCd Scalable   MediumBoldItalicBold Italic ** P/L
ZaphDingbats Scalable   Medium



Bold Italic

*** P/L

*All Fonts are available in Roman-8, PC-8, ECMA-94 PC-8 Danish/Norwegian, PC-850, Latin 1, and Legal. All of these can be used with ISO sets 2, 46, 10, 11 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 25, 57, 60, 61, 69, 84, 85, HPSpanish and HP German.

**Scalable Fonts are available in above listed symbol sets and also VN Math; VN US; PI font; Windows VN Intl; PS Math; Math-8 MS Publ; PS Text; Desktop.

***ZapfDingbats is a symbol font and does not correspond to any symbol set.

Optional Fonts (PCL)

Cartridge Fonts

Hewlett-Packard PaintJet XL 300 Paper Handling

Continuous Feeding

Standard Tray: Paper Tray holds 200 sheets cut-sheet paper, 100 sheets film

Optional Trays: A/A4/Legal-size (C1648A)
B-size (C1653A)
A3-size (C1654A)
B4-size (C1655A)

Manual Feeding

You can load paper or transparency film manually from the tray cover, up to 11.7 by 17.72 in.

Hewlett-Packard PaintJet XL 300 Messages

Button Usage Light tells you
Ready Initialize Printer Printer is initialized
On Line PaintJet printer to communicate with computer  
Form Feed Advance the media through the printer  
Reverse Clear jams or change print position  
Media Set the printer for the type of media being used.

Start the demo printout .

Which media type the printer is set for.
Test Start the printer's self test  
Busy   Flashing-- Printer isperforming a function
Manual   Printer in manual feed mode
Check Paper   Solid -- Printer out of media

Flashing -- Media PaintJet.

Hewlett-Packard PaintJet XL 300 Interfaces


Availability: Standard

Connection: Centronics Female

Activation: Automatic.


Availability: Standard

Connection: RS-422A Female interface.

Activation: Configured through Rear panel dip switches


Availability: Standard

Connection: RS-422A Female interface.

Activation: Automatic for AppleTalk/RS-422 and Centronics I/O


Availability: C2059A - Novell/Ethernet interface card.
C2059C - Token Ring interface card also available.

Connection: Optional interface card.

Activation: Through rear panel dip switches.