[OS X TeX] PS3 printer switches to PCL6

Friedrich Vosberg vatolin at mac.com
Sun Sep 24 05:02:50 EDT 2006

Am 24.09.2006 um 1.59 schrieb Peter Dyballa:

> Am 23.09.2006 um 22:50 schrieb Friedrich Vosberg:
>> What could be the reason for that my printer Xerox Phaser 3450 DN  
>> only if prints from »LaTeX« (TeXShop and pdfetex) oftenly instead  
>> of printing the document in PS3 switches into PCL6 mode and prints  
>> a bunch of sheets with lines of letter jam?
>> But some strings in this letter jam seem to be typically for  
>> instance:
>>   %RBIEndFontSubset ...
>>   /TATSLI+TeXPalladioL-SC cguidefix ...
>>   /FDTUIT+URWPalladiaL-Bold cguidefix ...
>>   /JXKLEE+TeX-feybr10 cguidefix ...
>>   /TENSKE+NimbusSanL-ReguItal cguidefix ...
>> What's the reason?
> It looks as if it prints clearer PS or PDF text than you can write ...


> How do you find that it's PCL output?

The printers display shows »PCL6 printing«. And  the printer queue  
window displays it too.

> Did you tell Mac OS X that your Xerox is an HP?

No. The printer was automatically regognized as a Xerox Phaser 3450 PS.

> I know of no other company that uses PCL.

The Xerox Phaser 3450 DN can handle both PCL and PS too.

>> How can I fix this misbehaviour?
> Install the right printer model in Drucker-Dienstprogramm.

I've reinstalled it now. Keep fingers crossed.

Thanks for the moment.

Kind regards. Friedrich

»Ist Gott ein Mann?« »Wenn er es wäre, kämen alle Frauen in  
hochhackigen Pumps zur Welt.« (Till Schweiger in »Der große Bagarozy«)

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