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Windows 7: Setting up an HP DesignJet 750c Plus on Win 7 64-Bit using HP's U.P.D.


30 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
 
 
Setting up an HP DesignJet 750c Plus on Win 7 64-Bit using HP's U.P.D.

Here's my Equipment info:
I'M running a Laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit OS
The Printer is an HP DesignJet 750c Plus plotter.
I have downloaded the latest U.P.D.'s, v5.4 for 64-bit Windows 7, from HP. I'm not sure which of the 3 drivers to use.
I'm also running an Linksys E2000 Router and an HP External DirectJet Plus (2591A).

What I'm looking for is this:
How to make the plotter work in this environment. I have a HP-5000 LaserJet using the U.P.D.(v5.3) thru the router and it works fine. It's just that the DesignJet is giving me issues... So I'm looking for suggestions from someone else, hoping that they would have a different point of view.

Thanks.
jcb



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21 Oct 2012   #2

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
HP DesignJet 750C Driver Windows 7 (64 bits)

Driver pl532en works for HP DesignJet 750C+ on Windows 7 (64 bit).

The driver also appears to support:
HP DesignJet ColorPro CAD by HP
HP DesignJet 3500CP by HP
HP DesignJet 3000CP by HP
HP DesignJet 2500CP by HP
HP DesignJet 2000CP by HP
HP DesignJet 750C+ (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 750C+ (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 755CM(C3198B)by HP
HP DesignJet 700 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 700 (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 488CA (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 488CA (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 455CA (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 455CA (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 450C (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 450C (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 750C (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 750C (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 755CM(C3198A)by HP
HP DesignJet 350C (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 350C (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 330 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 330 (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 650C(C2859B) by HP
HP DesignJet 650C(C2858B) by HP
HP DesignJet 650C(C2859A) by HP
HP DesignJet 650C(C2858A) by HP
HP DesignJet 600 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 600 (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 250C (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 250C (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 200 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 200 (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 220 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 220 (D/A1) by HP
HP DesignJet 230 (E/A0) by HP
HP DesignJet 230 (D/A1) by HP
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24 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am trying this same setup with my laptop without a lot of success. I have one added problem that I don't know if it is part of my problem or not. The laptop has not got a paralelle port on it. As a result I have installed a parallel to usb converter. the driver seems to be installed fine but when I try to send a plot nothing happens- the plotter is not recieving anything.
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24 Oct 2012   #4

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I had the same problem with a USB to parallel port converter. I used an HP JetDirect network card in the plotter to connect to the Ethernet port on my laptop. After that, the driver pl532en worked well.
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24 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Jet Direct Card

Thanks for the help I think that I will try that. What is the model number of the Jet Direct card that you used for this
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25 Oct 2012   #6

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I bought the JetDirect 400n card (on eBay).
With the latest firmware (upgradable online) it supports a web interface.
The IP address is settable via the interface on the front of the HP DesignJet 750C. I used IP address 192.168.1.50 with mask 255.255.255.0

HP Compatibility for Designjet 750C:
HP Designjet 700 Printer series*-* HP Designjet 750C Plus Printer - HP Jetdirect Card Compatibility - bpp02170 - HP Business Support Center

Driver pl532en works very well with the HP Designjet 750C.

pl532en can be downloaded from the HP site at:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=25153&prodNameId=12679&swEnvOID= 181&swLang=8&mode=2&swItem=pl-10683-3

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25 Oct 2012   #7

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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