Bixolon - Windows printer driver
- BIXOLON SLP-D420
- BIXOLON SLP-T400
- Rfid BIXOLON SLP-T400 RFID
- BIXOLON SLP-T403
- Rfid BIXOLON SLP-T403 RFID
- BIXOLON SRP-770
- BIXOLON SRP-770II
- BIXOLON SLP-D220
- BIXOLON SLP-D223
- BIXOLON SLP-D423
- BIXOLON SLP-DX420
- BIXOLON SLP-DX423
- BIXOLON SLP-TX400
- BIXOLON SLP-TX403
- BIXOLON SRP-770III
|Bidirectional||The printer model supports bidirectional communication. NiceLabel driver can obtain the feedback of the printer status. The status can be reported to and displayed in NiceLabel software.|
|Rfid||This printer supports RFID. You can program the RFID tags embedded into the smart label.|
|Latest version: Data changed:||5.1.01
April 03, 2013
|32-bit version works on:||XP, 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7, Server 2012, Windows 8|
|64-bit version works on:||Windows XP x64, 2003 x64, Server 2008 x64, Windows 7 x64, Server 2012 x64, Windows 8 x64|
|Release version||Release description|
|Ver.: 5.1.01 4402||Add a line stating the requirements needed for asian fonts to be printed correctly by the driver.|
Prevent occasional labeling software crash when loading labels created with NiceLabel drivers older than version 4.6.16.
|Ver.: 5.1.00.4354||Cutter functionality corrected for printing from Windows applications and cutter set to cut every n labels.|
|Ver.: 5.1.00.4306||Solved problem with multi-thread printing (sometimes the stream is not correct).|
Bixolon SLP-T400II and SLP-T403II printers are removed from the distribution list because they have not been released at all.
Bixolon SLP-TX400, SLP-TX403, SRP-770III, SLP-DX420 and SLP-DX423 models are supported now.
|Ver.: 5.0.00.4197||Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.|
|Ver.: 5.0.00.4051||Bixolon printers SLP-D420 and SLP-D423 have only direct thermal option.|
All the drivers are now digitaly signed to allow installation on Windows 8.
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20640||In some rare cases driver crashed when printing a Code128 barcode. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1190||Fixed occasional Spooler crash when printing Word document with very long filename.|
Advanced Port monitor can now be added by using Windows Add New Port Type option.
Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection
Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements
Driver update didn't preserve settings for all installed printers. This is fixed now.
Following models added to distribution: SLP-T400II and SLP-T403II.
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16858||In some case of printing big graphics (color on 64-bit OS for example) the graphic elements could be missing. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12436||Obsolete monitor.inf files were removed from drivers that still had them|
Removed warning message for special ports, when installing printer driver with Printer Installation Wizard.
If connected to standard Windows TCP/IP port then show warning message.
Printer error detailes were missing while printing. The status reporting issue was limited to NicePrintQueue, Enterprise Print Manager(EPM) and NiceLabel.
|Ver.: 126.96.36.19990||Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.|
Max speed for SLP-D420 is 7"/s and max page width is 116mm.
Text background is now transparent by default. Added option to change text background transparency.
Rotation option on userinterface and QR and MicroQR barcode font rotation now work correctly
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5290||Spooler crash when changing printer port while printing was fixed.|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20656||Custom settings for unprintable now work correctly|
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1102||Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16895||Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.|
Implemented support for RLE graphics compression.
Two new Bixolon printers are supported:
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12487||Default and maximum media size information has been changed for all Bixolon printer models. User can print now to 1000mm long labels with 200dpi printers and to 440mm long lables with 300dpi models (except SRP 770 model, where limitation is 300mm).|
Datamatrix barcode font had disabled rotation 180 and 270 degree. This is corrected now so user can select any rotation.
Barcode fonts I2of5, Code93, Code39 had disabled x dimension by default. This option was enabled just in case of checking combo for ratio. This is now corrected so user can change x-dimension anytime.
Mils representation of x dimension was not initial updated when you open dialog for barcode font. This is corrected now and works initial.
Codabar barcode supports now all 3 ratios (1:2, 1:3, 2:5)
|Ver.: 126.96.36.19986||When printing from Windows applications there has been wrong positioning in combination of orientation. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5266||On Advanced Setup dialog you can find now "Position adjustment" section with settings for "Black mark offset" and "Tear-off/cutter offset"|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20666||Code128A,Code128B,Code128C and Code128AutoA are new supported barcode fonts. With labeling software you can use just first three subsets.|
Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.
When printing from standard Windows application (like Microsoft Word) and using page rotation (Landscape and/or rotate 180), positions of graphic were shifted relative to internal elements.
Shift size depends on page dimensions, shift direction depends on rotation.
PrnInst utility was updated so that long INF file structure is supported.
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1111||When trying to preinstall drivers on Windows 7, user got an "Environment incorrect" error message. This is corrected now.|
All Bixolon printer models have max. print width set to 104mm.
User is now able to change administrator settings without reopening driver properties dialog as an elevated user. A click on the shielded button and entering the credentials is all that is needed.
|Ver.: 18.104.22.1684||Fixed occasional driver crash when printing extremely large graphics|
|Ver.: 22.214.171.1241||Page preview icons in "Advanced Dialog" corrected.|
|Ver.: 126.96.36.1998||Uninstall of printer with Printer Install Wizard did not work on Windows 2003 (x64) system|
Build number is now part of version information in About dialog
|Ver.: 4.6.01||Added Rotation to parsed text in command fonts|
|Ver.: 4.6.00||Printing process was stopped during heavy duty printing.|
|Ver.: 4.5.42||Driver print speed optimization|
|Ver.: 4.5.42||Default darkness value is 14 for all Samsung-Bixolon models except for SRP-770II and SRP-770.|
PnP ID's corrected for SLP-T403 RFID model.
|Ver.: 4.5.39||PrnInst showed login window, even if the user running the application was administrator.|
PrnInst can now be moved to any position (second monitor) and it will stay there. It will not jump back to its original position.
|Ver.: 4.5.34||Postnet barcode fonts can no longer have their width changed.|
|Ver.: 4.5.12||User can select Automatic or Manual options for Job removing using keyboard in Printer Install Wizard|
|Ver.: 4.5.12||Fixed labeling software crash when turning off "Use Advanced printer driver interface".|
|Ver.: 4.5.11||Printer Install Wizard uninstallation of driver doesn`t remove all of the files from the SYSTEM32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\ folder.|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Electonic Article Survailance was always disabled on Rfid printers|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Fixed printing of Datamatrix and QR barcode font with more then 255 character data|
|Ver.: 4.5.09||Added automatic termination character for Maxicode barcode font data|
Added support for custom printer name after silently installing a printer driver from command line (/INSTPRN; /INSTMULTPRN)
|Ver.: 4.5.06||Printer Installation Wizard will be able to automaticly remove all jobs when updating printer|
|Ver.: 4.5.05||Printer Install Wizard can start an application specified in the command line, after it closes.|
Status monitor is able to detect port conflicts, when two printer drivers are using the same port for bidirectional communication with the printer.
Also when user will delete or install a new printer to the system, Status Monitor will detect the change by itself.
|Ver.: 4.5.03||When you disable the option "Use advanced printer driver interface" (in File -> Label Setup -> Printing tab) labeling software will crash with the error "GDI Failure, OK to continue?"|
|Ver.: 4.5.02||PrnInst didn't set printer attributes correctly. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.5.01||Turkish language added|
- write MMF to alternative location (research)
- update MemMaster to store files to this location
- update driver to read from new location (make sure that the update will be backward compatible)
|Ver.: 4.4.73||Uninstall of driver package failed when running a 64bti system.|
Checkbox "Enable bidirectional support" (Printer properties -> Ports) can now be unchecked automatically during driver installation, corresponding to the flag "Bidirectional" in .inf file.
Bidirectional=0 => checkbox is unchecked.
Bidirectional=1 => checkbox is checked.
If this information is ommited, Bidirectional=1 is assumed.
|Ver.: 4.4.69||Labelling software can now recall variables with more than 31 characters of data.|
When you click on the Help button in About dialog help is opened, but it is not linked to any page.
|Ver.: 4.4.69||Help on About dialog opens help page with contents 'This program cannot display the webpage'.|
Removed Help button as no help is available.
|Ver.: 4.4.64||New Japanese translation for Printer Install Wizard|
|Ver.: 4.4.63||When user starts Printer Install Wizard the application is shown but without focus|
Changed default number for cutting to 1 label instead of 0.
|Ver.: 4.4.60||Changed file info for Printer Install Wizard|
Bixolon RFID printers are supported now:
|Ver.: 4.4.60||Default value for Always use default settings is not correct when instaling it the driver with a configuration file attached.|
|Ver.: 4.4.54||Rfid unlocking option functionality was added to rfid printers|
DLL files for user interface translation did not include version info data.
|Ver.: 4.4.52||"Barcode Fonts" dialog for MaxiCode barcode now supports "Mode" setting.|
Labels transfered from different systems now retain their driver settings.
RFID dialog (Advanced -> Immediate) has enabled "Get" and "Read" buttons even if user doesn't have enaugh permissions ( not Admin in Vista etc. )
Added Rfid functionality for Bixolon Samsung printers
Increased lenght for filename and path in import and export of settings.
|Ver.: 4.4.51||POSTNET barcodes have a fixed height and width, but the interface allows the user to change these dimensions.|
|Ver.: 4.4.50||Import and export didn't work if filename and path exceeded the length of 80 characters while windows support 256 character lengths|
|Ver.: 4.4.50||Click on "Stocks" panel caused error if stock list was empty. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 4.4.30||- support for preinstall on all supported platforms|
|Ver.: 4.4.01||EndDocument escape was sent even when there was no StartDocument.|
If driver gets no separator character description for decimal number from the OS, driver puts a "+" or "," string as default character. The result was seen for page size (example)
Now the dot character "." is set for default separator in this case.
|Ver.: 4.4.00||Invalid stocks are now marked. User can open the Stock properties dialog and press OK to fix the problem (which is usually stock dimension). Stock size will be automatically adjusted.|
|Ver.: 4.4.00||UI for commands fonts works now properly also in Japanese language.|
|Ver.: 4.4.00||In some rare cases streams sent to the printer had an extra "0" added in it.|
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