FAQ: MicroVib Direct Printing
Why should I print directly from my MicroVib Aircraft Analyzer?
Many customers performing "on the wing" Balancing, Tracking or Vibration Analysis would like to print their results in the field using one of today's small, lightweight and high performance portable printers. In cases like these, direct printing is simple, fast and can be accomplished without access to a personal computer.
What printer driver is supplied with the MicroVib Aircraft Analyzer?
The MicroVib was designed with built-in compatibility with many dot matrix and inkjet style printers. The internal printer driver will function properly with any printer which supports either of the following printer emulations:
What printer interfaces are compatible with the MicroVib Aircraft Analyzer?
The MicroVib II can interface with printers which use a parallel "Centronics" interface connector. In order to connect to this type of connector, the following interface items must be used with the MicroVib II.
What portable printers can I use with the MicroVib?
The MicroVib printer driver is compatible with many different printers. These portable printers have been tested with the MicroVib printer driver:
These portable printers are expected to be compatible with the MicroVib printer driver, but have not been tested by DSS:
Can I print directly from the MicroVib to desktop printers?
Yes you can - as long as the desktop printer supports IBM Pro Printer or Epson LQ printer commands. Here are just a few of the desktop printers that DSS has tested the MicroVib II with:
What printers are not supported by the MicroVib?
Printers which cannot emulate IBM Pro Printer or Epson LQ printer commands are not supported by the MicroVib. Examples of printers which do not support these modes are:
What about printing with the MicroBase System?
The printer driver information listed above has no effect when printing from the MicroBase System. Since the MicroBase System is a Microsoft Windows application program it can print to any printer for which a Windows compatible printer driver has been installed.
Did you find this article useful? Please tell us.
Back to FAQs page.