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08-31-2010, 09:36 AM
I have an oki c9850 with EFI fiery system 8e Release 2, Version 1.1R_RDP (ODA).

Im told by oki they dont support ppml files. i thought all fiery systems were capable of importing ppml files, do i need to upgrade with impose or other software? what exactly is not able to handle ppml files, the printer, the rip, command workstation?

the oki came with CWS 4, although i downloaded CWS 5.
when click file then import it shows ppml as a supported file type, but when i try to open one it shows an error saying "ppml not supported"

any help would be great!

08-31-2010, 10:26 AM
Most embedded (the "e" in "System 8e" stands for embedded) Fiery controllers do not support and thus, cannot process, PPML. Your RIP is no exception to this.

Because CWS is a generic interface for all Fiery controllers, it recognizes any file type which is supported by a Fiery controller. It is up to the specific controllers to alert the user whether or not a specific file type is supported.

In your case, since the system does not support PPML, your controller is displaying the correct "PPML not supported" error.