It is hooked up through a 16 foot Active usb to a 10 foot usb from the machine.
It prints fine if I just use the normal Photoshop print menu, but the iPF 5000 plug-in is for sh...
I figured out the problem.
The USB2 "active" cable caused all the problems.
I plugged it directly, with one cord, into the MAC and it now works incredible.
The Photoshop plug-in works great now, as does the printer.
I am using on a MAC G5 OSX10.4.8
Still not sold on the black/whites prints I am getting, though.