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I-O 4060 LaserCard™ Twinax Interface
for Lexmark Optra S Series of Laser Printers

I-O 8220 Test Text

Twinax Printer Interface for Lexmark Optra S Laser Printers

PLEASE NOTEThe 4060 LaserCard Printer Interface has been discontinued.
The direct replacement product is the Praim PR165 Twinax Printer Interface. 
Please click here to be taken to the Praim PR165e Interface page.


The I-O 4060 LaserCard™ is conveniently configured through the printer’s operator panel or the MarkVision™ installation utility, to turn Lexmark Optra S printers into powerful Twinax or coax printers. The I-O 4060 LaserCard™ installs internally into the printer’s IOP2 slot and offers the following features: (Click on Picture for additional specifications)


  • Seamlessly connects to IBM AS/400, S/3X, or 3270-type
    mainframe hosts or 5x94, 3174, 3274, and 3276 remote controllers.

  • Fully supports the printer’s intelligent auto-sharing capabilities
    between LANs and PCs attached through an additional LAN card
     or attached to the printer’s parallel or serial port.

  • Comes with the industry’s best 3287/68/62 and 3812-1 (SCS) printer emulations for worry-free host printing.

  • Supports multiple fonts, duplex printing (Twinax only), Automatic Print Orientation, Computer Output Reduction, host selectable paper drawers, and other features.

  • Generates bar codes and graphics when simple commands are sent from the IBM host.

  • Increases flexibility by providing Twinax and coax connectivity on one board. (Operating mode is automatically determined through the attached host adapter.)

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IBM Features

Twinax AS/400

  • Attaches to IBM AS/400 or System/3X Hosts, or 5X94 Controllers

  • Supports IBM 3812-1 (SCS) Printer Emulation

  • Supports 16 Languages

  • Supports OfficeVision/400, DisplayWrite/36 and TextManagement/38

Coax 3270

  • Attaches to IBM 30XX, 43XX, and 937X Hosts or 3174, 3274, and 3276 Controllers

  • Supports IBM 3287, 3262, 3268, 3812-1, 4214, or 4224 (all non-IPDS) Printer Emulations

  • Supports 17 Languages

Additional Features

 Features Benefits

Configuration Through Printer’s Operator Panel, MarkVision™ or Host Download Commands

Conveniently configure the I-O 4050 LaserCard™ through the printer’s front panel, or directly from the IBM host.

Internal Installation

Seamless host connectivity with minimal space requirements.

Intelligent Printer Sharing Support

Save money by sharing the printer between the IBM host and a PC or LAN.

Host Selectable Duplex Printing

Save money by printing host jobs on both sides of the paper.

True IBM Printer Emulation

Replace IBM system printers without rewriting existing applications.

Superb Font and Color Support

Enhances the appearance of printout by using virtually any font and even color (Color LJ, DJ 1600C).

Internally Generated Bar Codes

Print bar codes directly from the host. Supported bar codes include: Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC A EAN 8, EAN 13, and POSTNET.

I-O Graphics Language (IOGL™)

Quickly and inexpensively create charts, labels, and even electronic forms by embedding IOGL™ commands into the host data stream.


Item Feature / Description


Twinax (5250) or Coax (3270)


IBM Twinax/coax to Lexmark Optra S Internal Option Port (IOP2)


Supplied by the printer


Temperature: +40░ to 110░ F (+5 to 42░ C)
Relative humidity: 20% to 85%
Optimum: 70░ +/- 15░ F (24░ +/- 8░ C)


FCC A; CE EN 55022

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