Gutenprint / CUPS Dye-sublimation drivers

This is my personal to-do list for printer-related tasks, encompassing both Gutenprint (http://gimp-print.sf.net) development and CUPS backend work (http://git.shaftnet.org/cgit/selphy_print.git)

ID Task Type Category Summary Status Last Edited  desc
630TODOCanon Selphy CP/ESInvestigate port 59223 on wifi-enabled Selphy modelsResearching2021-06-10 Task Description

On CP900, CP910, CP1200, and CP1300, a telnet interface is present on port 59223. Upon connecting, it prompts for an unknown password.

660Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyFigure out how to decode cut count and skip count on D7...New2021-05-16 Task Description

Cut count is on all of them but the guess is that it's only present in the eeprom dump rather than per-deck info.

Skip count is on all printers that can rewind (I think) -- ie K60, D80, EK305.  Also probably only in the eeprom dump instead of per-deck info.

659Feature RequestKodak 605/70xxsupport "watermarking" on the EK70xx seriesNew2021-05-16 Task Description

Kodak's feature set refers to a textual "watermark" on the print surface.  This is presumably the same as DNP's "parial matte" feature.

Figure out how to mak ethis happen.

657Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyQuery and set vertical calibrationAssigned2021-05-16 Task Description

A user has a EK305 that cuts about 1mm off.  Mitsubshi's service manuals reference a "Service Tool" that can adjust this calibration (and other things)

658Feature RequestDNP/CitizenSupport the citizen cx-02-sNew2021-05-16 Task Description

it's an "enhanced" verison of the CX02, but it supports sticker media.  Figure out if it has a different USB ID and what all needs changing.

634Feature RequestShinko CHC-S6245/ Kodak 8810Support Panorama sizes on EK8810Requires testing2021-05-16 Task Description

EK8810 in the APEX system supports:

8x14, 8x16, 8x18, 8x20, 8x22, 8x24, 8x32, and 8x36 print sizes.

(8x32, and 8x36 are presumably only available on 8x12 media)

Figure out how to make this happen. And what needs to be done on the overlapping areas.

654TODOOther printersValidate / Test Nidac Copal printersWaiting on Customer2021-05-04 Task Description

DPB-4000 aka Fujifilm ASK4000 aka DNP Q8.

DPB-6000 aka Fujifilm ASK2000

DPB-7000 aka Fujifilm ASK2500

 

All models are in Gutenprint, and DBP-6000 is reported to work without any special backend.  But I want to confirm the rest work, and maybe write a backend so we can run status queries etc?

521Feature RequestHiTi familyInvestigate HiTi 510L, P530D, P310W, X610, and others?Waiting on Customer2021-04-19 Task Description

P310W is consumer model; the rest are workhorse kiosk printers.

P530D is a duplexing variant of the P52x series. 

X610 is a tandem printhead high-throughput model that can spit out panoramas over 4 feet long.

P510 series has a binary-only driver but HiTi has provided sources.

aP110 series has a binary-only driver

633Feature RequestDNP/CitizenSupport Panorama on DS620 and DS820 familiesResearching2021-04-16 Task Description

DS620 supports 6x14 and 6x20" prints, and DS820 supports 8x18/8x26 and 8x20/8x32 sizes.

656TODOMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyValidate / Test Fujifilm ASK-500Waiting on Customer2021-03-31 Task Description

It's a rebadged CP-M1.  Backend support is theoretically complete (except for the USB VID/PID).  No gutenprint frontend work yet; I'll hold off on that until I know the backend functions properly.

655TODOCanon Selphy CP/ESFigure out if matte printing is possible on SelphyNeo m...New2021-03-04 Task Description

If you print from the printer's UI, it allows you to select various overcoat patterns -- glossy, a matte-like texture, a finer matte texture, and for some, a fine grid pattern.

The windows drivers don't seem to export this at all.  See if this is a fluke.

580Bug ReportCanon Selphy CP/ESDetect when on battery power and handle it gracefullyNew2021-03-04 Task Description

User reported the CP800 failed to print when on battery power, turns out one of the status fields changed causing us to fail.  I believe that's resovled for the older SELPHY CP models, but the newer ones (including the CP790) and the ES series are likely to have a similar problem.

Not sure what can be done about this without getting the battery and experimenting...

613Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyFigure out how to pipeline jobs with D70 familyNew2021-02-20 Task Description

Right now the backend won't attempt to send anything over if a given deck is printing. However, the printer has 4*num_banks buffers that can be used to pipeline jobs!

So, try to figure out a way to overlap things. We'll have to be smarter about jobids..

632Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familySupport Panorama on CP-D90DW familyRequires testing2021-01-17 Task Description

Printer supports combining two or three 6x8 prints into 6x14 or 6x20 panoramas. Figure out how to do this.

653Feature RequestMitsubishi MedSciImplement Sharpening on the CP9xxx and CP30 printer fam...New2020-12-06 Task Description

I _think_ it's the same algorithm for both.  So use the CP30 to work out what's needed, and test it out.

The library API is already there, so once ready it should just be drop-innable.

Note:  This will also require extracting the data tables from the CP30 driver.

651Feature RequestSony UP-D printersbrightness/contrast, etc on the UP-D898 familyNew2020-12-02 Task Description

There's presumably a way to configure this stuff from the host side,  In a FILE output mode the Windows drivers don't allow these settings to be changed, so to make this happen I'll have to obtain sniffs.

652Feature RequestSony UP-D printersPrint combining for UP-DR200New2020-12-02 Task Description

The UP-DR200, under Windows, will automatically combine two 4x6 copies into a single 8x6" print.  I have a sniff of this happening; figure out how it works, and implement in the backend if feasible.

556Feature RequestSony UP-D printersstatus queries and flow controlResearching2020-11-24 Task Description

It would be really nice if we could figure out how to query the UP-DR200's printer status, media counts, flow control, etc etc.

520Feature RequestSony UP-D printersInvestigate Sony UP-CR20L aka DNP SL-20Requires testing2020-11-10 Task Description

Sony sold their printer line to DNP, which rebranded these two models.

Investigate their Spool format, and find out if they need an intelligent backend.

649TODOShinko CHC-S6145/S2245Support the Kodak 6900 and HiTi M610Requires testing2020-08-27 Task Description

The Kodak 6900 is actually the CHC-S2245-6A

HiTi M610 is also a rebadged S2245

We have the USB VID/PIDs already; just need a printer to test with.

569Feature RequestMitsubishi CP9xxx familyFigure out image processing algorithms for CP-98xx fami...Requires testing2020-06-20 Task Description

They're an older-generation of the D70 family's.  Data tables are unfortunately embedded inside the drivers, which makes this a lot more challenging. Sigh.

(If nothing else, simply obtaining the RGB->YMC conversion/gamma tables would make the printers immediately useful..)

533TODOShinko CHC-S6245/ Kodak 8810Verify support for S6245 (and HiTi P910L)Requires testing2020-03-27 Task Description

Code complete, but needs testing.

608TODOCommon CodeMake Gutenprint more cross-compile friendlyNew2020-03-27 Task Description

The problem is that, at compile time, we rely on some host-compiled stuff to generate data files and whatnot. We need to compile the same stuff for the target.

I wonder if it may be worth moving to a more unified Make environment..

585Feature RequestZebra printersAdd support for Zebra ID card printers.New2020-03-17 Task Description

I have a P120i that is in perfect working order.

635Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyFigure out job control / pipelining on D90 & M1New2020-03-05 Task Description

We can tell if the printer is idle or busy, but don't know how to query active jobs, free buffers, and so forth.

641TODOCommon CodeRewrite README into more structured ocumentationNew2020-03-05
572Feature RequestMitsubishi MedSciFigure out how to set printer sharpening on the P95DNew2020-02-27
639TODOHiTi familyAdd job combining support for HiTi familyNew2020-01-22
505TODOOther printersVerify support for Mitsubishi CP3020D/DA printersRequires testing2019-12-26
629Feature RequestHiTi familySupport the HiTi CS-2xx card models.New2019-10-05
624Feature RequestKodak 605/70xxFigure out backprinting on Kodak 7010 and 7015Requires testing2019-09-23
590Feature RequestOther printersInvestigate Kodak D4600 / Mitsubishi CP-W5000New2019-07-08
548Feature RequestShinko CHC-S6145/S2245Add support for Sinfonia CHC-S6145-5A (aka CS2-c)New2019-06-04
500TODOOther printersInvestigate Shinko S8145New2019-05-23
537Feature RequestOther printersWrite backend for Shinko DP-1045 and Kodak D4000New2019-05-14
557Feature RequestSony UP-D printersInvestigate Sony DPP-FP30New2019-03-26
592Feature RequestSony UP-D printersInvestigate Sony UPCX1New2019-03-26
588Bug ReportMagicard familyRegistration/Alignment issue with Black planeNew2018-01-04
568TODOMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyFigure out how to set the "user string" that's supposed...New2017-03-23
567Feature RequestMitsubishi CP-Dxx familyFigure out how to query the overall job status on the D...New2017-03-23
565Feature RequestMitsubishi CP9xxx familyCP-9600 family supposedly supports some sort of multicu...New2017-03-23
502TODOOther printersVerify support for Kodak 8500 and 9810/8800.Requires testing2016-08-18
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