Printer Driver Features and Capabilities

HP DeskJet 300 Series v6.0 Printer Driver for Windows (only for HP DeskJet 340)

The HP DeskJet 300 Series v6.0 Printer Driver for Windows provides the following features and capabilities:

• Windows 3.1x compatibility only

• Included with HP DeskJet 340 printers

• Supports HP's ColorSmart Technology for automatic selection of the best halftoning, intensity, and color control settings to provide the best quality printout

• Supports HP Spooler incorporated with the printer driver

• New Printing Status Monitor

• New RBPA Architecture

• New Jumbo Technology

• New Multi-Language Installer and Uninstall option

• Supports IrDA-compliant Serial Infra Red (SIR) printing

• Quick Tour with Sound Animation

• Black text and grayscale printing

• Color printing

• HP Premium Transparency and Glossy Paper Support

• Includes the HP setup program (SETUP)

• Includes print quality improvements (600x300 addressable rasterpoints per inch using Resolution Enhancement Technology)

• Improved WYSIWIG print regions for black and color printing

• Does NOT support Intellifont scalable fonts

• Does NOT support font cartridges or internal fonts

• Improved Graphical User Interface

• Displays a battery gauge icon on the computer screen when printing with a battery. This icon shows changes in the printer's battery level after the printing of each page.

• The DJPMenu program can now change all printer configuration settings; this is a DOS program included on the printer driver diskette

Summary of Other Printer Driver Versions

Table 4-3. Features and Capabilities of Other Windows Printer Drivers

Printer Driver for Windows

Distribution of the Printer Driver

Features and Capabilities

Comments

HP DeskJet 300 Series v5.0 Printer Driver for Windows Used with the HP DeskJet 300 Series Printers

Available from HP and shipped with HP DeskJet 320 printer. (Users should upgrade to the HP DeskJet 300 Series vV.01 Printer Driver to take advantage of the improved performance and features and Win95 support.)

• TrueType scalable fonts (Windows 3.1)

• Grayscale printing

• Color printing (DeskJet 310 and 320).

• Printing on transparencies and glossy paper (DeskJet 310 and 320).

• Printing on special paper (DeskJet 310 and 320).

• Not compatible with Windows 3.0.

• Includes the HPSETUP program for automatic driver installation into Windows 3.1.

• Support both Microsoft Print Manager and HP Spooler distributed with the printer driver.

• New Printing Status Monitor

HP DeskJet 300 Series v4.x Printer Driver for Windows1 Used with the HP DeskJet 300 Series Printers

Available from HP Not shipped with printer.

• TrueType scalable fonts (Windows 3.1)

• Grayscale printing

• Printing on transparencies and glossy paper (DeskJet 310, 320 and 340).

• Printing on special paper (DeskJet 310, 320 and 340).

• Not compatible with Windows 3.0.

• Includes the HPSETUP program for automatic driver installation into Windows 3.1.

HP DeskJet 310 v1.x Printer Driver for Windows Used with the HP DeskJet 310 and HP DeskJet Portable Printers

Available from HP and shipped with the HP DeskJet 310 printer. (Users should upgrade to the HP DeskJet 300 Series v4.x Printer Driver to take advantage of the improved performance and features.)

• TrueType scalable fonts (Windows 3.1)

• Intellifont scalable fonts from 4 to 127 points1

• Grayscale printing2

• Printing on transparencies and glossy paper (DeskJet 310).

• Printing on special paper (DeskJet 310).

• Compatible with Windows 3.0 and 3.1.

• Comes with CG Times, Courier, and Univers typefaces.

• Includes the HPSETUP program for automatic driver installation into Windows 3.0 and 3.1.

Note The HP DeskJet 300 Series version 7.0will be introduced at a later date to support the DeskJet 320,

310 and the Portable.

Table 4-3. Features and Capabilities of Other Windows Printer Drivers

Printer Driver for Windows

Distribution of the Printer Driver

Features and Capabilities

Comments

Microsoft's HP DeskJet Universal Printer Driver for Windows 3.1 Used with the HP DeskJet Portable Printer

Included with Windows 3.1 during and after 1993.

Printing fonts from:

• Internal fonts, in portrait mode only

• Optional cartridge fonts, in portrait mode only

• TrueType scalable fonts

• Much better printing performance on systems with low memory than the scalable font printer drivers.

• Supports black only printing.

• Prints landscape using low resolution Windows screen fonts.

Microsoft's HP DeskJet Family Printer Driver Used with the HP DeskJet Portable Printer

Included with Windows 3.0

Black Printing fonts from:

• Internal fonts

• Optional cartridge fonts, in portrait mode only

• Not compatible with Windows 3.1

• Supports black only printing.

• Much better printing performance on systems with low memory than the scalable font printer drivers.

• Prints landscape using low resolution Windows screen fonts.

• Does not provide scalable fonts.

Intellifont scalable fonts are supported by the HP DeskJet 310 v1.0 printer driver. Intellifont scalable fonts are not supported by the HP DeskJet 300 Series printer driver versions 4.0 or 4.1.

For best results when grayscale printing using the HP DeskJet 310 vl.x Printer Driver for Windows, select pattern or scatter mode in the Options dialog box.

Intellifont scalable fonts are supported by the HP DeskJet 310 v1.0 printer driver. Intellifont scalable fonts are not supported by the HP DeskJet 300 Series printer driver versions 4.0 or 4.1.

For best results when grayscale printing using the HP DeskJet 310 vl.x Printer Driver for Windows, select pattern or scatter mode in the Options dialog box.

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