BASIS Printer Requirements

BASIS printing requires a networked printer with a PCL driver. Prior to purchasing a printer for BASIS printing, ensure that PCL drivers and networking are supported. Enhanced "host-based" printing for Windows and Mac is not sufficient.

Listed below are examples of printers that will and will not work for BASIS printing.

Models that Support PCL

  • HP Color LaserJet 8550, 8500, 5200, 4600, 3800, 3700, 2605, 2550, 2025, 1525 and CP5525dn series
  • HP LaserJet 9050, 9500, 6015, 5100, 5000n, 4700, 4600, 4350, 4300, 4250, 4200, 4100, 4050, 4005, 4000, 4015, 3050, 3005, 2820, 2600, 2420, 2400, 2300, 2200, 2015, 1320, 1300, 1200, 1160, 1100, p1005 and p2055dn series
  • HP LaserJet 5
  • HP Office Jet 7410
  • HP Desk Jet 1220c and MP830
  • HP CQ140A
  • Dell 5130cdn, 5130, 5110cn, 3115, 1815 and 2130cn
  • Brother DCP9045cdn, MFC9970 and MFC8480
  • Lexmark E260dn
  • Kyocera c5030n
  • Xerox WorkCentre 7428, 7345, 7335, 5638, 5225A, 5325, 5645, 5765, 5135, 5030 and 265
  • Xerox Phaser 8560dn, 7760, 7500, 6180mfp, 5500 and 3250

Models that Do Not Support PCL

  • HP LaserJet 1020, 1022 and 1025
  • HP LaserJet Pro m1212nf
  • HP Color LaserJet 3600, 3500, 2600 and 1600 series
  • Xerox Phaser 6110

To set up a non-networked printer in windows, see the BASIS Print Setup for Windows Tech Article.