This product is an enhancement of the HP font cartridge “Bar Codes & More C2053A#C06”, HG281TS, HG281US, HG281FS, HG281DS, HG281DF, HG281GS, HG282UT, HG282FT, HG282DT and HG282DF.
The now discontinued HP products "36596B#C06", "36596DB#C06", "36596C#C06", "36596DT#689", "36596DT#UPC", "36596DT0W1" and "36596CT0W1" are included as well. Caused by capability characteristics with favorable cost-performance ratio this module is the best base for own developments and applications which have a focus on security and rate.

Available bar codes and fonts

  • OCR-A1, CMC7 and Micr for e.g. cheque printing and OCR-B for e.g. document of identification freely scalable
  • all Bar Codes, OCR- and Line Draw Fonts from “Bar Codes & More C2053A#C06” cartridge
  • scalable Bar Codes: Codabar, Code 39 (Code 3of9) and 39 extended, 2of5 interleaved, 2of5 industry, 2of5 matrix, Code 128 A/B/C, UCC-128, EAN 8/13/128, UPC-A, UPC-E 0 and 1, EAN/UPC Addon 2, EAN/UPC Addon 5, EAN Velocity, MSI, direction- and identity code of the German post office, Code 93 and 93 extended
  • Bar Codes with fixed size: KIX Code, 4-State
  • additional plaintext printing (exclude Code 128)
  • scalable symbols like broken glass, green point, explosive, recycling, etc.
  • Euro currency symbol scalable
  • goods trailer VDA4902 version 3 (Odette) incl. symbol for secure parts

The bar codes and fonts are partially addressable under Windows using the printer drivers or generally with HP PCL sequences. With sequences it is possible to get freely scalability in X and Y direction. If checksums or interleaving are required the application have to create them.

Order information

stethos OCR + Bar code module (needs a free slot in the printer) Order number
Memory Flash Card (approx. 100MB of the Card is available as 'non volatile memory') for all HP LaserJet Series 2420, 2430, 4250, 4345MFP, 4350, 4650 (Color), 4700 (Color), 4730MFP (Color), CM4730MFP, 5200, 5550 (Color), 9040, 9040MFP, 9050, 9050MFP and 9500MFP (Color) sos8026F

(*CarePack: sos-Care)

Font DIMM for all HP LaserJet Series 2100, 2500 (Color), 3700 (Color), 4000, 4050, 4100, 4100MFP, 4200, 4300, 4500 (Color), 4550 (Color), 4600 (Color), 5000, 5100, 5500 (Color), 8000, 8100, Mopier 240, 8100MFP, 8150, Mopier 320, 8150MFP, 9000, 9000MFP, 9055MFP, 9065MFP and Business InkJet 3000 (Color) sos8026D
Font DIMM for all HP LaserJet Series 1200, 1220, 1300, 1320, 2200, 2300, 2550 (Color), 2600 (Color), 2605 (Color), 2820 AiO (Color), 2830 AiO (Color), 2840 AiO (Color), 3200, 3300MFP, 3320MFP, 3320N MFP, 3330 MFP, 3380 AiO, 3390 AiO and 3392 AiO sos8026L
Flash Stick (approx. 50MB of the Stick is available as 'non volatile memory') for all HP LaserJet Series 3000 (Color), P3005, P3015, M3035MFP, CP3505, CP3525, CM3530MFP, 3800 (Color), P4014, P4015, CP4025, M4345MFP, P4515, CP4525, M5035MFP, CP6015, CM6040MFP, M9040MFP, M9050MFP, CM8050MFP and CM8060MFP (Edgeline technology) sos8026U

(*CarePack: sos-Care)

Font DIMM for all HP LaserJet Pro 400 Series M401dn, M401dne, M401dw, M425dn and M425d Obsolete sos8026Q
Font and memory DIMM for HP LaserJet Series P2015, CP2025, P2055, M2727MFP, Pro 400 M451 and Pro 400 M475 (DDR2 144-PIN DIMM) with 64MB SDRAM, OCR+Barcode fonts and standard HP PCL5 fonts (e.g. for SAP R/3 printing) sos8026P
Font-DIMM for all HP LaserJet Series 8500 (Color) and 8550 (Color) sos8026C
Font-Cartridge for all HP LaserJet Series III sos8026K

USB stick for HP output devices based on FutureSmart 3 or 4 Firmware (LaserJet, Officejet and PageWide).

Note: Some devices don´t have internal USB ports. In this case the module cannot be used internally. For internal usage an additional part, HP part no. B5L28A is required. More information about this:

(*CarePack: sos-Care)

Loadable soft fonts for PCL5, PCL5e and PCL5c printer sos8026X

* Recommended is an optional CarePack: Replacement in advance and software maintenance (free updates) for 1 year (up to max. 5 years).