Product Support

P-200 Printer

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What type of paper and ribbon does the printer use?

Only Olympus P-200 specific dye-sublimation paper and ribbon may be used. The P-25N Paper Kit (25 sheets of photo paper and an ink ribbon suitable for 25 prints) is available through dealers or the via the Olympus Emporium.

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How long does it take to make a print?

Printing time is approximately 90 seconds. This does not include the time to spool and transmit the data to the printer.

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How do I print pictures directly from my Olympus digital camera?

There is a slot under the top cover of the printer that will accept 3.3-volt SmartMedia cards from 4 MB through 128 MB. There is also a slot to print directly from Compact Flash Type I and II cards (up to 512mb in capacity).

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What interfaces are provided for connection to my computer?

Since the P-200 is primarily designed to be a portable printer, it does not come included with an interface kit. Depending on your computer configuration, USB or parallel connection kits are available through the Olympus Emporium .

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What are the computer operating system requirements?

To use the Parallel interface:
Windows 95, 98 (Pentium CPU or later), 32 MB RAM, 50 MB HD Space.

To use the USB interface:
Windows 98 (Pentium CPU or later), 32 MB RAM, 50 MB HD Space.

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Where can I find accessories for the P-200?

Accessories that are still available for the P-200 can be purchased through the via the Olympus Emporium.

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What file types does the P-200 printer internal reader recognize?

It recognizes DCF, JFIF/JPEG, Exif, TIFF, and DPOF file types.

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What is "DPOF" and how does it work?

DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Form. It is a format for digital printing using removable media. The format specifies which frames are to be printed, the number of prints, print size, index print, date and time, title and text entered, trimming, rotation and user information. DPOF creates a file, independent from the image files, named Autprint.mrk on a memory medium. DPOF compatible home printers and photo finishing print systems would automatically print the digital images based on the DPOF file information on the media.

The P-200 is compatible with DPOF specifications. Image selection, quantity, trimming, and date/time imprint can be designated. When a SmartMedia or PC Card Adapter is inserted into the printer, DPOF information is read from the media and image selection is performed automatically. You also have an option to cancel DPOF information.

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