DICOM PS3.2 2019a - Conformance

E.4.4.2 Parameters

A large number of parameters related to Print Management, Communications and general operation can be configured using the Service/Installation Tool. The following table shows those configuration parameters relevant to DICOM communication. See the EXAMPLE-PRINT-SERVER-MANAGEMENT Configuration Service Manual for details on general configuration capabilities.

Table E.4.4-2. Configuration Parameters Table

Parameter

Configurable (Yes/No)

Default Value

General Parameters

Max PDU Receive Size

Yes

128 KB

Max PDU Send Size(If the receiver supports a smaller Max PDU Receive Size then the Max PDU Send Size will be reduced accordingly for the duration of the Association. Max PDU Receive Size information is exchanged during DICOM Association Negotiation in the Maximum Length Sub-Item of the A-ASSOCIATION-RQ and A-ASSOCIATE-AC)

Yes

128 KB

Time-out waiting for a acceptance or rejection response to an Association Request (Application level Timeout).

Yes

20 s

Time-out waiting for a response to an Association release request (Application level Timeout)

Yes

30 s

Time-out waiting for completion of a TCP/IP connect request (Low-level timeout)

Yes

20 s

Time-out awaiting a Response to a DIMSE Request (Low level Timeout)

Yes

360 s

Time-out for waiting for data between TCP/IP-packets (Low level Timeout)

Yes

30 s

Maximum number of simultaneous Associations

Yes

8

Supported Transfer Syntaxes

Yes

Implicit VR Little Endian

Explicit VR Little Endian

Print Server Management

Default Print parameters: Max density, Min Density, Contrast, Border Density, Trim, Magnification type, Smoothing factor, Polarity, Number of Copies, Cropping Algorithm, Orientation.

Yes

Configurable

Number of times a failed print-job may be retried

Yes

3

Delay between retrying failed print-jobs

Yes

60s

Printer Bit-depth Configurable: 8 or 12

Yes

12

Custom Format

No

NA

Media Type: Transparent (Film), Reflective (Paper)

Yes

Transparent

Media size Configurable:

8IN X 10IN

11IN X 14IN

14IN X 14IN

14IN X 17IN

Yes

14IN X 17IN

Maximum number of printable pixel matrix per supported Media size; see Note

No

8x10 - 2286x2836

11x14 - 4096x3195

14x14 - 4096x4108

14x17 - 4096x5120

Maximum number of collated films in a film session

Yes

12

Support N-EVENT-REPORT (On/Off for either Printer, Print Job or both).

Yes

On

Handling of print jobs when requested Media Type and/or Film Size are not currently installed. The options are:

  1. Queue the print job until the film matching the requested Media Type and/or Film Size is loaded.

  2. Print on the film currently loaded in the printer.

Yes

Print on available media

Print SCP time-out waiting for a SCU confirmation to a Print Status N-EVENT-REPORT

Yes

60 s

Print SCP time-out waiting for a SCU confirmation to a Print Job N-EVENT-REPORT

Yes

60 s

Supported Transfer Syntaxes (separately configurable for each remote SCU printer)

Yes

Implicit VR Little Endian

Explicit VR Little Endian


Note

The adjustment (Magnification or Clipping) of the original image to the Printable image size is described in the Printer Service Manual.

DICOM PS3.2 2019a - Conformance