You can produce a wide range of typestyles by combining different
character fonts, widths, and other enhancements. You can select
typestyles using the DIP switches or software commands. For
information on the available features, see the section on enhancing
your printing in Chapter 4.
The DFX-8000’s draft font produces lower-resolution characters with
fewer dots per character for high-speed printing. It is ideal for
rough drafts and editing work. To select the draft font, turn
The DFX-8000 can print the draft font at two speeds.
The draft font printing speed is high when DIP switch
is off and
normal when the. switch is on.
NLQ mode produces high quality text characters at a slower
printing speed. The DFX-8000 offers two NLQ fonts, Roman and
Sans Serif. To select NLQ mode, turn on DIP switch
ESC/P mode (which is selected when DIP switch
is off), Roman
is the default font selected when DIP switch l-5 is on. You can
select Sans Serif with the software command ESC k. (In IBM
emulation mode, Sans Serif is the default font selected
The following samples show the characters for each font.
Using the Printer 3-43