[rescue] semi-OT: HP EIO card configs?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Aug 20 12:25:56 CDT 2020

On 8/20/20 7:53 AM, Mike Spooner wrote:
> I'm pretty sure they do, based on experience in the 90's with them: in the LJ4 with EIO card, there are *two* menu-configurable idle-timers, one in the printer, one in the card. When those two settings disagreed with each other in just the right way, chaos ensued (tremendous instability).


> However, being HP, I wouldn't be surprised if plugging an already-configured EIO card into a printer that had not seen it before, may have the printer force reset the EIO config.

   Hmm, yes, good point. ;)  I will have to verify this with a test 
here, I just have to run around between two buildings to do it. (not a 
big deal but I need to work it into my schedule)

   Thanks for this info!


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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