H.3.2.1 Description

The Basic Print Management Meta SOP Classes correspond with the minimum functionality that an implementation of the Print Management Service Class shall support. The Basic Print Management Meta SOP Classes support the following mandatory features:

The optional SOP Classes described in Section H.3.3 may be used with the Basic Print Management Meta SOP Classes.

The following features are optional for SCUs and SCPs:

H.3.2.2 Meta SOP Class Definitions

H.3.2.2.1 Basic Grayscale Print Management Meta SOP Class

The Meta SOP Class is defined by the following set of supported SOP Classes.

SOP Class Name Reference Usage SCU/SCP
Basic Film Session SOP Class H.4.1 M/M
Basic Film Box SOP Class H.4.2 M/M
Basic Grayscale Image Box SOP Class H.4.3.1 M/M
Printer SOP Class H.4.6 M/M

Note: The image pixel data are part of the Basic Grayscale Image Box SOP Class

The meaning of the Usage SCU/SCP is described in Section H.2.4.

The Basic Grayscale Print Management Meta SOP Class UID has the value “1.2.840.10008.5.1.1.9”.

H.3.2.2.2 Basic Color Print Management Meta SOP Class

The Meta SOP Class is defined by the following set of supported SOP Classes.

SOP Class Name Reference Usage SCU/SCP
Basic Film Session SOP Class H.4.1 M/M
Basic Film Box SOP Class H.4.2 M/M
Basic Color Image Box SOP Class H.4.3.2 M/M
Printer SOP Class H.4.6 M/M

Note: The image pixel data are part of the Basic Color Image Box SOP Class

The meaning of the Usage SCU/SCP is described in Section H.2.4.

The Basic Color Print Management Meta SOP Class UID has the value “1.2.840.10008.5.1.1.18”.

H.3.2.2.3 Referenced Grayscale Print Management Meta SOP Class (Retired)

This section was previously defined in DICOM. It is now retired. See PS 3.4-1998.

H.3.2.2.4 Referenced Color Print Management Meta SOP Class (Retired)

This section was previously defined in DICOM. It is now retired. See PS 3.4-1998.

H.3.2.2.5 Pull Stored Print Management Meta SOP Class (Retired)

This section was previously defined in DICOM. It is now retired. See PS 3.4-2004.