Digital Photo Printer for Professional Software Distribution Service

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For Windows Driver & Utility Software Downloadmore

They are self-extracting files.
Please download and decompress it first, then install it.
After decompression, please read the Readme and installation guide included in exe.file for further information.

For Windows Firmware Upgrade Module Downloadmore

They are self-extracting files.
Firmware upgrade is started automatically after decompressing the file.

For Macintosh Software Downloadmore

They are compressed archive files encoded to BinHex.
You need a freeware utility such as the "Stufflt Expander" which supports BinHex decoding function.
After decompression, please read the Readme and installation guide included in exe.file for further information.

SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT

Software License Agreement

Please read this Software License Agreement ("Agreement") carefully before downloading, installing or using the software.
By downloading, installing or using the software, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Agreement.

Windows Software DownloadMacintosh Version

Notes and procedure for driver software downloadmore

*When you are using WindowsNT4.0 or Windows2000 or WindowsXP,

an error message is displayed at the step of installing the Port Monitor because of the long file name
if you put the decompressed file on the desktop. Please put the file in the folder which is not log file name.
Please refer to FAQ for the details.

*When you are using WindowsME

Windows95/98 drivers work on WindowsME.

*Please use Photoshop Ver.3.0.5 or later with the Plug-in modules on Windows95.
Printer name "UP-DXXXX" won't appear on "Export.." menu.

*For SCSI connection, Windows95 drivers work(Only UP-D70A) fine on Windows98 if the firmware is the latest version.
About the installation on Windows98, please refer to the following files.

  1. Installation for SCSI SCSI-E.EXE (196KB) (UP-D70A)

*When you are using Printer Driver for Windows2000/XP

Parallel connection is not available.

*When you are using Printer Driver for WindowsNT4.0

Parallel connection is not available.

For specifying an extract folder of a compressed file

  1. 1. Double click the downloaded compressed file, then the dialog "WinZipSelf-Extractor" comes up.
  2. 2. Specify the destination of the decompressed files on "Unzip To Folder."
  3. 3. Click "Unzip" to decompress the downloaded file.
  4. ex.) If the destination is C:\Temp, Temp folder on the C drive is made, and the decompressed files are stored in it.
Notes and procedure for firmware upgrade module downloadmore

[How to check Serial No.]

Check the serial number for your UP-D70A. The serial number is indicated on the label on the back of the printer.

[How to check Version No.]

*When you are using Serial number: 5 digits

  1. 1.After powering on the printer, LCD shows "DIGITAL COLOR ..." then "SCSI PARALLEL 30MB Ver.X.XX". X.XX is the version.
  2. 2.ROM version is shown in the main dialog of the Photoshop Plug-in Module.
  3. *If it shows 1.00, another printer setting is required after upgrading the firmware.
    (Please refer to "After upgrading the firmware" in the [How to Version Up](*Serial number : 5 digits for UP-D70A))

*When you are using Serial number: 6 digits

  1. 1.After powering on the printer, LCD shows "DIGITAL COLOR ..." then "SCSI PARALLEL 30MB VXXX". XXX is the version.
  2. 2.ROM version is shown in the main dialog of the Photoshop Plug-in Module.

[How to Version Up]

*Serial number : 5 digits for UP-D70A

Please follow the following procedure for upgrading the firmware.

  1. 1. Please check that the printer is connected via SCSI. In case of Parallel connection, you can not upgrade the firmware.
  2. 2. Please check that the printer is in READY condition.
  3. 3. Downloaded file is self-extracting file. Please double-click fhe file and click the START button in the dialog.
    Firmware is sent to the printer and upgrading starts.
    When the printer is restarted and become READY condition, upgrade is completed.
    Please be sure not to touch the printer while upgrading. It takes around 30 seconds.
  4. 4. If you failed to upgrade, power off the printer, wait more than 5 seconds, then power on the printer again.
    When the printer LCD shows "SEND VER.UP DATA", retry upgrading.
  5. *In case you fail to upgrade, host computer may hang up and cannot connect to the printer
    if you are using some certain SCSI adapter (such as Adaptec AHA-2940U2W).

After upgrading the firmware

If you are using the UP-D70A of Ver.1.00, the following setting is required.

  1. 1.Power on the printer while pressing the ↓ key.
  2. 2.LCD should show <2>. Please choose <1> using the ← key.
  3. 3.Power off the Printer.

*Serial number : 6 digits for UP-D70A

Please follow the following procedure for upgrading the firmware.

  1. 1. Please check that the printer is connected via SCSI. In case of Parallel connection, you can not upgrade the firmware.
  2. 2. Please check that the printer is in READY condition.
  3. 3. Downloaded file is self-extracting file. Please double-click fhe file and click the START button in the dialog.
    Firmware is sent to the printer and upgrading starts.
    When the printer is restarted and become READY condition, upgrade is completed.
    Please be sure not to touch the printer while upgrading. It takes around 3 minutes.
  4. 4. If you failed to upgrade, power off the printer, wait more than 5 seconds, then power on the printer again.
    When the printer LCD shows "SEND VER.UP DATA", retry upgrading.
Software Support OS Version Updated Items Size Date Download
Printer Driver Windows2000/XP Ver.1.10-Ver.1.10 *W-1 2.52MB Sep. 30,2002 Download
WindowsNT4.0 Ver.1.11-Ver.1.12 *W-2 1.23MB July 26, 2002 Download
Windows95/98 Ver.1.11-Ver.1.12 *W-2 532KB July 26, 2002 Download
Photoshop
Plug-in Module
Windows95/98/ NT4.0/2000 Ver.1.03-Ver.1.04 *W-3 1.37MB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
ICC PROFILE - - - 227KB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
Image Data for Testing Windows2000/ XP
WindowsNT4.0
Gray Balance Adjust File 1 - 87KB - Download
Windows95/98
Photoshop Plug-in Module
for Windows95/98/NT4.0/2000
Gray Balance Adjust File 2 - 86KB - Download
Firmware
upgrade module
(UP-D70A)
Windows95/98/ME
(Serial number: 5 digits)
Ver.1.18-Ver.1.19 - 179KB July 4, 2003 Download
Windows2000/XP
(Serial number: 5 digits)
Ver.1.18-Ver.1.19 - 181KB July 4, 2003 Download
Windows95/98/ME
(Serial number: 6 digits)
Ver.2.01-Ver.2.02 - 177KB July 4, 2003 Download
Windows2000/XP
(Serial number: 6 digits)
Ver.2.01-Ver.2.02 - 178KB July 4, 2003 Download

Macintosh Software DownloadWindows Version

Notes and procedure for firmware upgrade module downloadmore

[Before upgrading the firmware]

If you are using the UP-D70A of the following serial numbers, please check the firmware version before upgrading the firmware.
*Serial number is on the rear panel.
10001-10192, 30001-30050, 50001-50110

[How to check Version No.]

There are 2 ways to check the version as below.

  1. 1.After powering on the printer, LCD shows "DIGITAL COLOR ..." then "SCSI PARALLEL 30MB Ver.X.XX". X.XX is the version.
  2. 2.ROM version is shown in the main dialog of the Photoshop Plug-in Module.
  3. *If it shows 1.00, another printer setting is required after upgrading the firmware.
    (Please refer to "After upgrading the firmware" in the [How to Version Up])

[How to Version Up]

Please follow the following procedure for upgrading the firmware.

  1. 1. Please check that the printer is connected via SCSI. In case of Parallel connection, you can not upgrade the firmware.
  2. 2. Please check that the printer is in READY condition.
  3. 3. Downloaded file is self-extracting file. Please double-click fhe file and click the START button in the dialog.
    Firmware is sent to the printer and upgrading starts.
    When the printer is restarted and become READY condition, upgrade is completed.
    Please be sure not to touch the printer while upgrading. It takes around 30 seconds.
  4. 4. If you failed to upgrade, power off the printer, wait more than 5 seconds, then power on the printer again.
    When the printer LCD shows "SEND VER.UP DATA", retry upgrading.
  5. *In case you fail to upgrade, host computer may hang up and cannot connect to the printer
    if you are using some certain SCSI adapter (such as Adaptec AHA-2940U2W).

After upgrading the firmware

If you are using the UP-D70A of Ver.1.00, the following setting is required.

  1. 1.Power on the printer while pressing the ↓ key.
  2. 2.LCD should show <2>. Please choose <1> using the ← key.
  3. 3.Power off the Printer.
Software Support OS Version Updated Items Size Date Download
Chooser Level
Driver -Disk1
- Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11 *M-1 2.55MB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
Chooser Level
Driver -Disk2
- Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11 *M-1 2,407KB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
Photoshop
Plug-in Module
- Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11 *M-2 290KB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
ICC PROFILE - - - 2,353KB Oct. 20, 2000 Download
Firmware
upgrade module
(UP-D70A)
- Ver.1.17-Ver.1.18 - 104KB Nov. 22, 2001 Download

Updated Items

*W-1
Printer Driver Windows2000/XP (Ver.1.10-Ver.1.10)

The description about the installer has been added to the manual.
Windows2000 printer driver works on WindowsXP.
Readme and Manual were changed in connection with it.

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*W-2
Printer Driver WindowsNT4.0 (Ver.1.11-Ver.1.12), Windows95/98 (Ver.1.11-Ver.1.12)
  • *Readme has been changed.
  • *Default type of ribbon and lamination have been changed.

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*W-3
Photoshop Plug-in Module Windows95/98/ NT4.0/2000 (Ver.1.03-Ver.1.04)

Able to save tone curve settings.

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*M-1
Chooser Level Driver -Disk1 (Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11), Chooser Level Driver -Disk2 (Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11)

ICC profile has been upgraded.

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*M-2
Photoshop Plug-in Module (Ver1.10.-Ver.1.11)

Able to save tone curve settings.

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