AppleLaserWriter 16/600 PS

Language: PostScript, PCL Level 5

Speed: 17ppm

Memory: 8MB standard, 32MB maximum, 12MB (Minimum for PhotoGrade)

Graphics: 300, 600dpi, PhotoGrade available at 300 dpi

Autorotate: Yes

Duplex: Not Available

RET: Apple FinePrint

 FontsPaperSettingsMessagesInterfaces

Apple LaserWriter 16/600 PS Fonts

Fonts Per Page: Limited only by available printer memory. (Each attribute is a separate font)

Internal Fonts (HP PCL 5 Mode)

Typeface Size Variation Orientation Symbol Set
         
Courier 10, 12 Medium, Medium Bold, Medium Italic P & L Roman-8
Univers Scalable Medium, Medium Bold, Medium Italic, Medium Bold Italic P & L Roman-8
Times-Roman Scalable Plain, Roman Italic, Bold, Bold Italic P & L Roman-8
Line Printer 8.5 pt. (16.67 pitch) Medium    

Internal PostScript Fonts

Typeface Size Variation Symbol Set
ITC Avant Garde Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
ITC Bookman Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Courier Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Helvetica Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Helvetica Narrow Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
New Century Schoolbook Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Palatino Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Symbol Scalable plain Symbol
Times Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
ITC Zapf Chancery Scalable plain Zapf Chancery
ITC Zapf Dingbats Scalable plain Dingbats

TrueType Fonts Included with Printer

ITC Garamond Narrow Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Helvetica Compressed Scalable plain and italic Adobe PS
Helvetica Black Scalable plain and italic Adobe PS
Chicago Scalable plain Chicago
Delphian Scalable plain Adobe PS
Geneva Scalable plain Adobe PS
ITC Lubalin Graph Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
Lucida Bright Scalable plain, italic, bold, and bold-italic Adobe PS
ITC Machine Scalable plain Adobe PS
Monaco Scalable plain Adobe PS
Nadianne Scalable plain and bold Adobe PS
New York Scalable plain Adobe PS
Old English Text Scalable plain Old English Text
Onyx Scalable plain Adobe PS
Oxford Scalable plain Adobe PS
Swing Scalable plain Adobe PS
Zeal Scalable plain Zeal

Font Test

To generate a Test Page or a list of fonts in any PostScript printer, run the Apple Printer Utility that comes with the system software.

Apple LaserWriter 16/600 PS Paper Handling

Unprintable Regions

Letter:

Left: .25 in. Top: .25 in.

Right: .25 in. Bottom: .25 in.

Legal:

Left: .5 in. Top: .5 in.

Right: .5 in. Bottom: .5 in.

Continuous Feeding

Standard: LaserWriter Pro 250-Sheet Universal Cassette
100-Sheet Multi-Purpose Tray (10 envelopes, 75 labels/transparencies)

Optional: Item Part Number
  LaserWriter Pro 500-Sheet Feeder
M6550G/A
  LaserWriter Pro 500-Sheet Universal Cassette M5862G/A
  LaserWriter Pro 250-Sheet Universal Cassette M6525G/A
  LaserWriter Pro Envelope Feeder M6510G/A

Manual Feeding

You can use the multipurpose tray for all of your printing jobs. You can keep a small stack of paper in the multipurpose tray and let the LaserWriter Pro feed the paper automatically, or you can use the multipurpose tray for manual-feed printing.

1. Push gently on the small indentation at the top of the tray and then lower the tray slowly.

2. Use the extension to adjust the tray so that your paper does not extend over the edge.

3. Place the stack of paper in the tray.

Apple LaserWriter 16/600 PS Messages

The lights indicate a problem

Light On Off Flashing
       
Ready/In Use

Printer is ready to use. Printer cannot print due to an error condition, or the cover is open. Printer is warming up, printing a startup page, or processing data for the next print job.
       
Low Toner Level

Toner is low or needs to be redistributed. Toner level is OK. Toner cartridge is installed incorrectly.
       
Paper Out*

Paper cassette is empty. Paper supply is OK. Printer is ready for next sheet of manual-fed paper. Or printer may require service.
       
Paper Jam*

There is a paper jam. Paper is OK. Printer requires service.

*If the Paper Out and Paper Jam lights both flash, or if they both stay on, the printer requires service.

Apple LaserWriter 16/600 PS Interfaces

The interface connections are located on the back right side of the printer.

Parallel

Availability: Standard

Connection: Centronics Female (36-pin)

Activation: Automatic

AppleTalk

Availability: Standard

Connection: 9 pin AppleTalk/LocalTalk

Activation: Automatic

Ethernet

Availability: Standard

Connection: Apple Ethernet interface

Activation: Automatic

Apple LaserWriter 16/600 Communication Settings

The following table shows the default communications settings. To change or view the current communication settings, use the Apple Printer Utility on the Macintosh or the LaserWriter Utility for Windows on an IBM PC or compatible computer.

Note: The Apple Printer Utility must be used when configuring the LaserWriter Pro 16/600. The LaserWriter Utility will not work with this printer. Also, the Apple Printer Utility will not work with Apple LaserWriter printers previous to the 16/600.

Up switch position (custom)

Port Interface Mode  
LocalTalk LocalTalk PostScript  
Ethernet EtherTalk PostScript  
  NetWare PostScript  
  TCP/IP PostScript  
Parallel Parallel PostScript (normal protocol)

Down switch position (standard)

Port Interface Mode  
LocalTalk LocalTalk PostScript  
Ethernet EtherTalk PostScript  
  NetWare AutoSelect  
  TCP/IP AutoSelect  
Parallel Parallel AutoSelect (raw protocol)