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Multi-Form Printers permit switchable interface cards.

Press Release Summary:

With support for cutsheet and continuous form paper, IBM 4247 impact printer provides automatic forms loading and thickness adjustment as well as customizable forms delivery with dual front tractors. Unit permits user-installable and switchable interface cards and features integrated Ethernet card that supports IPDS(TM) and SNMP. Print speeds reach 240, 800, and 1,100 cps in near letter quality, data processing, and fast draft modes respectively.

Original Press Release:

IBM 4247 Multi-Form Printers

Support mission-critical environments with high speed and high functionality.

Designed for high output performance in demanding print environments such as manufacturing, transportation and distribution, the IBM 4247 can help you lower your total cost of printing without sacrificing productivity. Optimize your business applications with support for both cutsheet and continuous form paper. Reduce costs when you choose the versatile IBM 4247 impact printer instead of laser technology. The integrated Ethernet card supports IPDS(TM) and SNMP which can help enable the migration from legacy, coaxial/twinaxial attachments. To simplify migration from one platform to another, the IBM 4247 permits user installable and switchable interface cards.

Operational advantages

Print up to 1,100 characters per second (cps) in fast draft mode

-up to 800 cps in data processing mode

-up to 240 cps in near letter quality mode1

Take advantage of reliable paper feeding, automatic forms loading and thickness adjustment, and customizable forms delivery with dual front tractors

Support visual communications with all-points-addressable graphics capability

Alert operators to problems with an attention light, visible from a distance

Help reduce paper waste with the document-on-demand capability that allows you to eject and print on the next form

1 Exact speed varies depending on document complexity, system configuration, software application, driver and printer state.

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