Product Guide Network Printing and Scanning Solutions Welcome to the guide for Axis network printing and scanning solutions We developed this guide to help you navigate the portfolio of network World leadership print servers and document servers Axis is the leading independent provider of network print servers and the world market leader in network video products. We have been developing network connectivity solutions since 1984 and network video solutions since 1996. With over 3 million networking products and more than 500,000 professional network video products installed, Axis has the experience to meet your company‘s needs. It is this experience, combined with our cutting-edge technology that makes Axis the partner of choice when it comes to network printing and network video. offered by Axis. If you are looking for comprehensive product specifications, or information about our solutions and customer cases, please go to our web site www.axis.com or contact your local Product portfolio Axis office. Axis provides solutions for network printing and scanning solutions and also specializes in professional network video solutions for remote monitoring, security surveillance and broadcasting. Our range of products includes network print servers, network document servers, network cameras, video servers, network video decoders, and video management software. Technology leadership The core of the company's product offering is its in-house developed IP-based technology platform, which allows Axis to quickly and cost-effectively adapt its market offering to new applications and product areas. The technology enables easy installation and provides compact and powerful solutions that enable equipment to be securely and rapidly connected to virtually any wired or wireless network. 1 NETWORK PRINTING Professional Host-to-LAN Software Tools Small Office Network Print Servers Intelligent printer connectivity for any printing need Axis provides a range of print servers to meet your specific printing needs. With over 20 years of networking excellence and a complete family of wired and wireless printing solutions, Axis network print servers deliver the intelligence and open connectivity for sharing any printer over any network. From small offices and local networks to large organizations and enterprise networks, Axis offers proven and reliable network printing solutions for every need. COMMON FEATURES BENEFITS › Compatibility with all printer brands on the market › Simultaneous multiprotocol support for printer sharing across many different platforms › Web-based management › Client software for ease of installation › The most complete range of reliable, scalable print solutions for small offices to large enterprises › Intelligent and open connectivity for any printer*, anywhere › Ease of use: simple access to printer resources for everyone › Uniform network management for greater control › Flexibility SYSTEM OVERVIEW Windows, Mac, Netware, and Unix Workstations Axis Network Print Server 802.11g Access Point A network print server is a dedicated server that connects a printer directly to a network. It enables users to print independently of the file server or a dedicated PC. servers use radio technology such as IEEE 802.11b/g wireless technology. This means there is no need for cables, connectors or other networking hardware. A wireless print server connects a printer to a wireless network and enables users to print wirelessly from portable devices such as mobile phones, laptops, PDAs and digital cameras. Axis wireless print Proven and reliable with over 3 million printers networked with Axis print servers worldwide, Axis helps you network any popular printer* brand and type. * Host based printers such as GDI, CAPT and PPA are not supported 2 NETWORK PRINTING Professional Small Office Host-to-LAN Software Tools PROFESSIONAL PRINT SERVERS SMALL OFFICE PRINT SERVERS High performance print servers that make your daily work easier Sharing printers has never been easier Axis' professional print servers are specially designed to network printers in complex and demanding environments. All models combine high flexibility, stability, broad protocol support and extensive management possibilities. In addition, ease of use is emphasized with multi-language support, Bonjour support and a new automated network printer installation tool for Windows. High performance, multi-unit management and secure administration makes these print servers the natural choice for professional use in any business, from small companies to large enterprises. Axis' small office print servers, focused on ease of use, are specially designed for the needs of small and home offices. These print servers have inherited the well-known quality, performance and stability of the professional print server family - without the extensive flexibility, protocol support and management capabilities, which are not needed in small networks. In addition, ease of use is emphasized with multi-language support, Bonjour support and a new automated network printer installation tool for Windows. AXIS 5400+ AXIS OfficeBasic Single parallel port pocket print server. USB and parallel pocket print server. › 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet › Connects to the USB or parallel port of › 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet › Plugs directly into the parallel port of any printer* any printer* AXIS OfficeBasic USB Wireless G AXIS 5550 Future-proof print server supporting both parallel and USB printers. Secure printing in wireless networks. › Support WEP, WPA and WPA2 security › Support for Windows and Mac OS › Multilanguage support › USB 2.0 connectivity with free USB cable › Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g › Automatic print server discovery and configuration, ›10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet › Print to USB and parallel printers* simultaneously using included software and Apple Bonjour AXIS 5600+ Multiport print server for efficient printer sharing. AXIS 1650 (1) Pocket print server for Canon printers. › 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet › Print to 2 parallel and 1 serial printers* › Support for Canon printers and multi- simultaneously functional products: including support for the host-based printing methods CAPT, Canon Advanced Raster Printing System and other printer types, such as Canon BubbleJet 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet Print to USB or parallel printers › › (1) In North America: ask your local office for availability HOST-TO-LAN PRINT SERVER Print from IBM host systems via any port to any printer* AXIS 5570e Axis’ Host-to-LAN print server is an extension of our "professional" offering, including all the extensive functionalities of this print server family. In addition, it converts IBM print data streams (IPDS to PostScript or PCL, and SCS to PCL and Matrix) and supports IBM protocols (SNA, TN3270E and TN5250E). This reliable, high-performance print server makes it possible to use virtually any printer with your IBM Mainframe or AS/400 system without loading it with heavy conversion jobs. Future-proof pocket print server supporting both parallel and USB printers. › 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet › Print to USB and parallel printers* simultaneously › Available in two versions: 'TCP/IP' for SCS conversion and 'IPDS SNA' adding IPDS conversion and SNA support * Host based printers such as GDI, CAPT and PPA are not supported 3 NETWORK PRINTING Professional Host-to-LAN Small Office Software Tools TOOLS FOR INSTALLATION, MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF PRINT SERVERS AXIS ThinWizard AXIS AddPrinter AXIS ThinWizard is a powerful and comprehensive web-based management tool for central administration of multiple print servers with: AXIS AddPrinter is designed to help customers who need an easy network printer installation process. Its intuitive installation path saves time and effort to all levels of users, providing printer discovery, installation guidance and simple troubleshooting. AXIS AddPrinter also provides easy access to the print server’s web interface for management purposes. › Single screen management for all professional and Host-to-LAN print servers › Automatic print server discovery and IP address assignment › Configuration wizard for multi-unit parameter management › Simultaneous editing of print server parameters, allowing copying › Easy step-by-step wizard for network printer discovery and IP address assignment › Automatic printer driver discovery* › No additional software is installed on your PC; AXIS AddPrinter simply configurations between single or multiple servers › Flexible grouping for viewing/managing many print servers as single entities › Possibility to assign descriptive names and physical location › Printer status monitoring, e.g. "Out of paper" and "Toner low" › Upgrade wizard for multi-unit firmware upgrades, and finding the latest adds a standard Windows printer object › AXIS AddPrinter is distributed on a CD with all Axis print servers › Support for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 over TCP/IP › Available languages include English, French, German, Italian, Japanese release › Integrated seamless print server management both for individual units and Spanish and entire installation * The correct printer driver comes with your Operating System or printer manufacturer’s CD Printer Windows PCs with AXIS AddPrinter Network Administrator Ethernet Network Axis Network Print Server 4 Server with AXIS ThinWizard NETWORK SCAN SOLUTIONS Document Servers Network Document Servers Instant digitized document distribution over IP networks Axis network document servers are the ideal solution for instant digitized document distribution over IP networks. Faster, cheaper and safer than fax, traditional mail and overnight courier, they give users the ability to turn paper documents into digital format. Documents can then be sent anywhere across networks - instantly. You reduce the cost of paper, streamline and speed up distribution, and make every important document available to everyone who needs it, in a secure way, using one common platform - e-mail. COMMON FEATURES BENEFITS › Supporting scanner devices from leading manufacturers such as Canon, Epson, Fujitsu and HP › Direct connection to Ethernet/Fast Ethernet networks; no PC needed; works on all TCP/IP platforms › Communicates using existing Internet connection, not expensive phone lines › Sends documents directly to the recipient's e-mail Inbox, without delay › Easier, faster and cheaper than traditional distribution methods › Integrates easily with document management and archiving systems › Cost-effective › Supports better image quality than a fax and is not limited to black and white AXIS 70U AXIS 7000 The AXIS 70U Network Document Server is the easy solution for digitized document distribution over IP networks. The AXIS 7000 Network Document Server is the ideal solution for versatile document management over IP networks. › Connects popular office scanners › Connects and networks a broad range › › Supports any paper format › › › › up to 15 ppm Supports standard paper formats (depending on scanner capabilities) Standard image formats such as PDF, TIFF, JPEG and PCL Sends documents to e-mail addresses, file servers, printers, URLs or the Web Easily integrates with applications using XML Sends delivery confirmations via e-mail of office and production scanners (up to A3/11x17") › Standard image formats such as PDF, TIFF, JPEG and PCL › Sends documents to e-mail addresses, file servers, printers, URLs or the Web › Easily integrates with applications using XML › Sends delivery confirmations via e-mail SYSTEM OVERVIEW Send to web Axis network document servers enable users to send scanned documents (such as sketches and contracts) instantly over the network to e-mail addresses, file servers, printers, URLs and the web. Easy to install and use, Axis network document servers provide a faster, cheaper and safer method of distributing documents than by fax, traditional mail or courier. Database integration Send to file Scanner AXIS Network Document Server Fax server integration ork et netw Ethern Send to print 5 Send to e-mail TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF NETWORK PRINT SERVERS Small Office Print Servers Professional Print Servers Product Printer ports(1) Network AXIS 5400+ AXIS 5550 AXIS 5600+ 1 Parallel 10/100BaseT 2 Parallel 1 Serial 1 Parallel 1 USB 10/100BaseT 10/100BaseT AXIS AXIS OfficeBasic AXIS 1650 USB Wireless G OfficeBasic 1 Parallel 1 USB 1 USB 1 Parallel 1 USB 10/100BaseT W-Lan 802.11g Small networks 10/100BaseT Management Enterprise Enterprise Enterprise Small networks Firmware upgradable(2) � � � � � � Extensive Extensive Extensive Basic Basic Basic � � � � � � Security Multi language(3) Bonjour � � � Internet Printing Protocol � � � Windows(4) � � � � � MacOS(5) � � � � � Netware(6) � Unix/Linux Warranty � � � 3 years 3 years � Small networks � Host-to-LAN Print Servers AXIS 5570e TCP/IP AXIS 5570e IPDS SNA 1 Parallel 1 USB 1 Parallel 1 USB 10/100BaseT 10/100BaseT Management Enterprise Enterprise Firmware upgradable(2) � � Security Extensive Extensive Bonjour � � Internet Printing Protocol � � Product Printer ports(1) Network Copier finishing options � Windows(3) (4) � � � � MacOS � � � Netware(5) � � 3 years Unix/Linux � � TN3270E, TN5250E TN3270E, TN5250E, SNA, PPR/PPD IBM formats SCS, 3270DS SCS, 3270DS, IPDS Warranty 3 years 3 years 1 year 1 year 1 year (1) USB is full speed (v1.1 compatible with v2.0) IBM protocols (2) Future firmware upgrades are free (3) English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese (4) Windows NT, WFW, 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP, 2003 (5) Apple EtherTalk and TCP/IP based printing in MacOS X 10.x and MacOS 7,8,9 (6) NetWare 3.12, 4.10, 4.2, 5.X, 6.X and above. Supports bindery and NDS mode. Supports user messages. NDPS supported over IP and IPX. Support for iPrint using both LPR and IPP protocols. Print Methods: NDPS, (IP/IPX), PSERVER (IP/IPX) RPRINTER/NPRINTER, iPrint (LPR/IPP) MANAGEMENT › Small networks: Windows Installation Tool + Web management + Safe firmware upgrade + Automatic IP setting › Large networks: All above + AXIS ThinWizard multi-unit administration + SNMP v1 Management › Enterprise: All above + E-mail notification + SNMP v3 Secure Management + Manual/Automatic Network speed + HTTPS secure web management SECURITY › Basic: Password protected administration › Extensive: All above + Netware Packet Signature + Secure admin HTTPS + SNMP v3 Secure Management + TCP Printing Restriction TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF NETWORK DOCUMENT SERVERS Model Recommended usage Document Integration distribution with and archiving applications and databases AXIS 70U � � AXIS 7000 � � Connections Supported devices Functions and features Distribution methods NT (2000) Profiles Optional Office Network: Authentification 10/100 Ethernet keyboard scanners Mini-DIN USB Send-to TIFF, JPEG, Duplex B/W LDAP Address book Connector: 1.1, 2.0 PCL, PDF grayscale RJ45 XML support color File/URL/Print, E-mail Scanner SCSI-2 � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � 6 26154/EN/R3/0601 About Axis Axis increases the value of network solutions. The company is an innovative market leader in network video and print servers. Axis' products and solutions are focused on applications such as security surveillance, remote monitoring and document management. The products are based on in-house developed chip technology, which is also sold to third parties. Axis was founded in 1984 and is listed on the Stockholmsbörsen (XSSE: AXIS) Attract 40-list. Axis operates globally with offices in 16 countries and in cooperation with distributors, system integrators and OEM partners in 70 countries. Markets outside Sweden account for more than 95% of sales. Information about Axis can be found at www.axis.com www.axis.com ©2006 Axis Communications AB. Axis is a registered trademark of Axis Communications AB. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. We reserve the right to introduce modifications without notice.