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We have recently purchased the iPF8000S. When the printer is networked it pauses on each line of the print job. When the printer is connected directly to the computer with a crossover cable the printer does not pause. When you plug in the network cable the light is green for only a second and then it turns to amber. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Cheers,
It may be a NW protocol/switch/router/driver issue. I print to my 8000s on USB 2.0, since the 8000s has no Gig E. But I had a few problems trying to connect to the Remote UI on separate network card with dedicated address. So in the end I left printer with dedicated address and plugged it into my el cheapo NW switch. The remote UI connected straight away via browsers URL to printers IP address. This way I can move files amongst mailboxes and rename them etc without affecting the print spools flowing via USB. Crossover cable should not be needed either on a modern device, since it should be more intelligent and realize the direct connection, auto switching pairs as needed. If you really need to drive 8000s on NW then I'd remove driver and try setting printer IP first via LCD, then forcing Garo driver installer to search and find the printer IP when re-installing its Garo driver.
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