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Summary of Contents

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  • Page 2: Copyright Information, Document Information, Disclaimer, Trademark Information, Regulatory Information

    The most up-to-date drivers and manuals are available from the web site: Trademark Information _______________________________ Oki and Microline are registered trademarks of Oki Electric Industry Company Ltd. Apple, Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computers Inc. ENERGY STAR is a trademark of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Options ........7 Parts of the Printer ......8 Front .

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Cleaning Page ......160 Printer Drivers......162 General Information.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Macintosh ....... 169 Printer Features ......173 Overview .

  • Page 6: Notes, Cautions, Etc, Illustrations

    A warning appears like this. A warning provides additional information which, if ignored, may result in a risk of personal injury. NOTE Important! CAUTION! WARNING! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 7: Introduction, Features, Options

    Introduction Your new printer is designed with advanced features to give you clear, vibrant color printing and crisp black and white pages at high speed on a range of print media. Features _________________________ • Up to 26 pages per minute full color.

  • Page 8: Parts Of The Printer, Front

    Standard paper tray. Holds up to 300 sheets of 20-lb. (75 g/m²) paper. Multi-Purpose Tray Used for feeding transparencies, heavier paper stocks, envelopes and other special media. Also for manual feeding of single sheets when required. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 9: Rear

    Rear Stacker (face up) Capacity 100 sheets When the rear paper stacker is folded down, paper exits the printer through the rear of the printer and is stacked face up. This is used for labels, heavy print media, envelopes and custom paper sizes.

  • Page 10: Paper (print Media), General Information

    For weight, refer to the correct paper type. Each paper type has a table (matrix) of paper size, paper weight, paper feed, paper exit, simplex/duplex correlations. For general information on paper sizes, see “Paper Size, Feed, and Exit” on page 37. CAUTION! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 11: Driver Settings

    The default printer menu setting is Medium. Choices are: Printer Setting, Light, Medium, Heavy, Ultra Heavy, Labels1, Labels2, Transparency, Glossy, User Type 1, User Type 2, User Type 3, User Type 4, and User Type 5. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    68-113 lb. Index If the Ultra Heavy setting does not give proper toner fusion, you can try the Label settings. Labels1 For labels 0.1 to 0.169 mm thick. Labels2 For labels 0.17 to 0.2 mm thick. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Feed Tray Tray 1 Tray 2 Tray 1 Tray 2 MP Tray Tray 1 Tray 2 MP Tray Tray 2 MP Tray C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Duplexer? Tray Rear Rear Rear Only (restricted to 28 lb. maximum) Rear Only...

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    For face up printing (straight-through path), make sure the rear exit is open and the paper support is extended. • Paper is stacked in reverse order. • Tray capacity is about 100 sheets. Actual capacity depends on paper weight. c53_72_rear3.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    1. If type and weight are not correctly set, • print quality deteriorates • the fuser roller may be damaged. 2. If the settings in the printer differ from those selected on your computer, the printer does not print. An error message displays.

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    15. Click OK. 16. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    1. If type and weight are not correctly set, • print quality deteriorates • the fuser roller may be damaged. 2. If the settings in the printer differ from those selected on your computer, the printer does not print. An error message displays.

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    • which paper exit path can be used • whether you can use double sided (duplex) printing Single sided printing is also known as simplex printing. These settings can be made in the printer menu or in the printer driver. Application settings override driver settings.

  • Page 19: Letterhead

    – Carbon paper, recycled paper, NCR paper, photosensitive paper, pressure sensitive paper or thermal transfer paper. Driver Settings To select a paper type in the driver, see: Windows: page 15 Macintosh OS 10.2 and 10.3: page 17 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    • which paper exit path can be used • whether you can use double sided (duplex) printing Single sided printing is also known as simplex printing. These settings can be made in the printer menu or in the printer driver. Application settings override driver settings.

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    – Carbon paper, recycled paper, NCR paper, photosensitive paper, pressure sensitive paper or thermal transfer paper. Driver Settings To select a paper type in the driver, see: Windows: page 15 Macintosh OS 10.2 and 10.3: page 17 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    • which paper exit path can be used • whether you can use double sided (duplex) printing Single sided printing is also known as simplex printing. These settings can be made in the printer menu or in the printer driver. Application settings override driver settings.

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    – Paper with perforations, cut-outs or ragged edges. – Carbon paper, recycled paper, NCR paper, photosensitive paper, pressure sensitive paper or thermal transfer paper. CAUTION C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Windows: page 15 Macintosh OS 10.2 and 10.3: page 17 Loading Trays 1 and 2 Long edge feed Face down, top toward the back of the printer. Letr_lef.bmp Short edge feed face down, top to the right ltrhd_se.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Loading Multi-purpose Tray (Manual Feed) Long edge feed Face up, top to the back of the printer manl_le.jpg Short edge feed Face up, top to the left manl_se.jp C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 26: Envelopes

    Print media must be able to withstand 446°F (230°C) for 0.2 second. Envelopes.jpg Use only recommended envelopes. Oki 52206301 and 52206302 For more information, see “Print Media, Oki“ in your Handy Reference Guide or www.okiprintingsolutions.com. Store envelopes flat and away from • moisture • direct sunlight •...

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    Trays 1 - 2 Envelopes cannot be fed from paper trays 1 - 2. Multi-purpose Tray (Manual Feed) Face up (flap side down), top to the left (into the printer) C96_LoadPaperMPTray_Envelopes_crop.JPG Paper Exit If you are using heavy media, transparencies, envelopes or labels, use the face up (straight through) paper feed path.

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    • Tray capacity is about 100 sheets. Actual capacity depends on paper weight. c53_72_rear3.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 29: Labels

    Labels ___________________________ General Information Labels can only be fed from the multi-purpose (MP / manual feed) tray. Labels can only exit the printer face-up (straight through, rear exit). Avery 5161 White Laser Labels (letter size) work well with your printer.

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    For face up printing (straight-through path), make sure the rear exit is open and the paper support is extended. • Paper is stacked in reverse order. • Tray capacity is about 100 sheets. Actual capacity depends on paper weight. c53_72_rear3.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 31: Transparencies

    Driver Settings To select a paper type in the driver, see: Windows: page 15 Macintosh OS 10.2 and 10.3: page 17 Loading Trays 1 - 2 Transparencies cannot be fed from paper trays 1 - 2. CAUTION C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    For face up printing (straight-through path), make sure the rear exit is open and the paper support is extended. • Paper is stacked in reverse order. • Tray capacity is about 100 sheets. Actual capacity depends on paper weight. c53_72_rear3.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 33: Paper Trays, General Information

    (Auto Select) • if a paper tray (Tray 1) runs out of paper, your printer can automatically switch to another paper tray (MP Tray, optional Tray 2) loaded with the same type of paper (Auto Switching).

  • Page 34: Select In The Driver

    Select the Multi Purpose Tray here (in the driver) when printing the job. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 35

    Select the Multi Purpose Tray here (in the driver) when printing the job. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 36

    You are printing a job on special media (letterhead). Place the media in the Multi Purpose Tray. Select the Multi Purpose Tray here (in the driver) when printing the job. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 37

    210 mm] 210 mm] S, D: max. 8.5 S, D: max. 8.5 x 14'' [215.9 x x 14'' [215.9 x 355.6 mm] 355.6 mm] C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Rear S, D S, D S, D S, D S, D...

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    – Weight Range = 28 to 34 lb. US Bond (105 to 128 g/m2) – Path = Rear Exit (Face Up Stacker) only – Feed one sheet at a time. Feed MP Tray C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Exit Rear...

  • Page 39: Tray

    General Information Use Tray 1 for regular paper, standard sizes, standard weights. If a paper tray (Tray 1) runs out of paper, your printer can automatically switch to another paper tray (MP Tray, optional Tray 2) loaded with the same type of paper. This is called Auto Switching.

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    28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m You cannot duplex • labels • envelopes • transparencies • paper weights above 28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m Important! metric metric C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    210 mm] 210 mm] S, D: max. 8.5 S, D: max. 8.5 x 14'' [215.9 x x 14'' [215.9 x 355.6 mm] 355.6 mm] C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Rear S, D S, D S, D S, D S, D...

  • Page 42

    General Information Use Tray 2 for regular paper, standard sizes, standard weights. If a paper tray (Tray 1) runs out of paper, your printer can automatically switch to another paper tray (MP Tray, optional Tray 2) loaded with the same type of paper. This is called Auto Switching.

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    28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m You cannot duplex • labels • envelopes • transparencies • paper weights above 28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m Important! metric metric C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    210 mm] 210 mm] S, D: max. 8.5 S, D: max. 8.5 x 14'' [215.9 x x 14'' [215.9 x 355.6 mm] 355.6 mm] C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Rear S, D S, D S, D S, D S, D...

  • Page 45: Manual Feed]

    Use the Multi-Purpose Tray (MP Tray) for printing card stock, labels, envelopes and transparencies. If a paper tray (Tray 1) runs out of paper, your printer can automatically switch to another paper tray (MP Tray, optional Tray 2) loaded with the same type of paper. This is called Auto Switching.

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    28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m You cannot duplex • labels • envelopes • transparencies • paper weights above 28 lb. US Bond 58 lb. Index 105 g/m Important! metric metric C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 47

    – Weight Range = 28 to 34 lb. US Bond (105 to 128 g/m – Path = Rear Exit (Face Up Stacker) only – Feed one sheet at a time. Feed MP Tray C6100 Series User’s Guide Exit Exit Rear...

  • Page 48: Auto Tray Select

    Select to work. For more information, Windows, PostScript: see page 49 Windows, PCL: see page 50 Macintosh OS 9.x: see page 51 Macintosh OS 10.1 & 10.2: see page 51 Macintosh OS 10.3: see page 51 NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 49

    Windows XP/2000: On Paper Quality, next to Paper Source, click Automatically Select. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Select your printer. Click Properties. On Setup, under Media, beside Source, click Automatically Select. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Select Automatic Selection. Macintosh OS 10.3 For more information, see “General Information” on page 48. Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. On the Paper Feed panel, select All Pages. Select Automatic Selection. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 52: Auto Switching

    “Regular Paper”, you must select a specific “Tray”. You cannot use Automatic Selection. If a paper tray (Tray 1) runs out of paper, your printer can automatically switch to another paper tray (MP Tray, optional Tray 2) loaded with the same type of paper. This is called Auto Switching.

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    Press MENU + and/or MENU – repeatedly until you see the desired setting (ON or OFF). Press ENTER to select the new setting. Press ON LINE to exit the menu and return the printer to standby. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Under Document Options, Printer Features, next to Tray Switch, select ON. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Setup tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    At Auto tray switch, make your selection. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. Print. Print. Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 57: Paper Size Check

    General Information If Paper Size Check is turned on (enabled), the printer checks whether the size paper loaded in the selected tray matches that required for the document being printed. For more information, Windows, PostScript: see page 58 Windows, PCL: see page 59 Macintosh: see page 60 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 58

    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Layout tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 59

    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Setup tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Option. Make your selection for Paper size check. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 61: Paper Exit Paths, Face Down (top Exit)

    42 lb. Index, 75 g/m² metric • Paper Weights up to 47 lb. US Bond 98 lb. Index, 176 g/m² metric • Print Sequence Pages are printed in reading order Page 1 first; last page on top, facing down CAUTION! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 62: Face Up (rear Exit)

    (card stock etc.). c53_72_rear3.jpg Open the face up stacker at the rear of the printer and pull out the tray extension. When the face up stacker is open, paper exits via this path, regardless of driver settings.

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    Print Sequence Papers are printed face up. For multi-page documents, Select “Reverse print order” in your application Print dialog box (Click File → Print → Options). This puts the printed stack in the correct order. C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

  • Page 64: Duplex Unit

    Duplex Unit_______________________ General Information The Duplex Unit enables your printer to print on both sides of the page. See “Duplex Printing” on page 269. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 65: Loading Paper

    Fan the paper to be loaded at the edges (1) and in the middle (2). Then tap the edges of the stack on a flat surface to make it flush again (3). Fan Paper.eps NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Load paper print side down. Make sure the rear stopper (1) and paper guides (2) are snug against the paper. c53_13_instlpapr.jpg Load letterhead paper face down. The top edge is aimed towards the front of the printer. c53_76_trayabc.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

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    • Do not load damaged paper. • Do not load paper of different sizes or types at the same time. • Do not pull the paper tray out during printing (except as described above for the 2nd tray). C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

  • Page 68: Multi-purpose Tray

    The MP Tray will take • a stack of media about 3/8'' (10 mm) high • about 10 envelopes • about 50 transparencies. Do not exceed the 3/8'' (10 mm) media stack height. Open the MP Tray. c53_40_mptrayopen1_crop.jpg c53_41_mptrayopen2_crop.jpg NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Press down on the loading platform. c53_87a_mptrayplatformdwn.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    (duplex unit must be installed). Envelopes Load print side up (flap down) with top edge to the left and short edge into the printer. You cannot duplex envelopes. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Press the blue tray latch (1) toward the paper stack to lift the paper platform into the feed position. c53_86_mptraylevercolr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 72: Consumables And Replacement Supplies, Life Expectancy, Part Numbers

    See “Specifications” on page 122 Part Numbers __________________________ Toner Black Cyan Magenta Yellow Image Drum Black Cyan Magenta Yellow Fuser 120 V 230V Belt Belt 43324420 43324419 43324418 43324417 43381720 43381719 43381718 43381717 43363201 43363202 43363401 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 73: Replace A Toner Cartridge

    Replace a Toner Cartridge ___________ c53_30_tonergroup.jpg REPLACE TONER nnn: zzzz TONER EMPTY nnn: ZZZZ = 410: YELLOW 411: MAGENTA 412: CYAN 413: BLACK Press the cover release. Open the printer’s top cover fully. c53_02_opencvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    If the printer has been powered on, the fuser is HOT. This area is clearly labelled. Do not touch it. Note the positions of the four cartridges: Cyan (1), Magenta (2), Yellow (3), Black (4). c53_09_lidup.jpg Pull the colored toner release lever on the cartridge to be replaced towards the front of the printer.

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    Remove the toner cartridge. Discard it in accordance with your local regulations. c53_80_tonrout.jpg Install a Toner Cartridge Unpack the new toner cartridge. Gently shake it from side to side to loosen and distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge. c53_04_shk_tnr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Hold the cartridge by its top center with the colored release lever to the right. Insert the left end of the cartridge into the top of the image drum. Push it firmly against the spring on the drum unit. c53_80_tonrout.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide CAUTION!

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    Lower the right end of the cartridge into the image drum unit. Press it firmly down in place. Then, push the colored lock lever back to open the toner slot and lock it in place. c53_75_tonrlvrclose.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 78

    To avoid toner spillage, DO NOT open the toner release lever until the toner cartridge is firmly seated in the image drum. Use the provided LED lens cleaner. Gently wipe the LED. c5x_ledarray_bw.jpg 10. Close and latch the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jp C6100 Series User’s Guide IMPORTANT!

  • Page 79

    You must replace the toner cartridge when you replace the image drum. The life expectancy of the cartridge will be reduced as the toner charges the new drum. Press the cover release and open the top cover fully. c53_02_opencvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide Important!

  • Page 80

    If the printer has been powered on, the fuser is HOT. This area is clearly labelled. Do not touch it. Note the positions of the four image drums: Cyan (1), Magenta (2), Yellow (3), Black (4). c53_09_lidup.jpg Lift the image drum, complete with its toner cartridge, out of the printer.

  • Page 81

    Unpack the new image drum. Image drum handling The image drum contains toner. To avoid spilling toner, be careful to keep it upright. c53_31_drum.jpg, Checkmark.bmp c53_79_drumtilt_3.jpg c53_78_drumtilt_2.jpg CAUTION! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 82

    • Do not expose it to normal room light for more than 5 minutes. • If the image drum must be out of the printer for longer than 5 minutes, place the image drum inside a black plastic bag or carefully place it in a drawer or cabinet to keep it away from light.

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    Remove the clear plastic film. c53_25_removeclearsheet.jpg If present, remove the silica gel pack. c53_24_removejell.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Place the image drum in the printer. c53_84_removedrumwithorange.jpg 10. Remove the orange drum seal. c53_83_removeorangething.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    11. Install the new toner cartridge in the image drum. See “Install a Toner Cartridge” on page 75. c53_04_shk_tnr_CROP.JPG c53_05_remv_tape_CROP.jpg c53_80_tonrout_CROP.JPG c53_75crop_tonrlvrclose.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 86

    12. Use the provided LED lens cleaner. Gently wipe the LED. c5x_ledarray_bw.jpg 13. Close and latch the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 87: Replace The Fuser

    REPLACE FUSER 354: FUSER LIFE If the printer has been powered on, the fuser is HOT. This area is clearly labelled. Do not touch it. Handle the fuser with extreme care. Hold it only by its handle, which is only mildly warm to the touch.

  • Page 88

    Hold the fuser by its handle. Lift the fuser out of the printer. If the fuser is still warm, place it on a flat surface which will not be damaged by heat. After letting the fuser cool down, discard it.

  • Page 89

    Push the orange transport lock to the left to release it. You’ll hear it snap. Remove it. c53_104_fuser_transport_loc.jpg Hold the new fuser by the handle. The fuser pressure release lever (1) should be on the right. Lower the fuser into the printer. c53_60a_fuser2.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 90

    Push the two blue retaining levers (1) toward the rear of the printer to lock the fuser in place. c53_61a_fuser3.jpg Close and latch the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 91: Replace The Belt Unit

    Press the cover release and open the top cover fully. c53_02_opencvr.jpg If the printer has been powered on, the fuser is HOT. This area is clearly labelled. Do not touch it. Note the positions of the four image drums: Cyan (1), Magenta (2), Yellow (3), Black (4).

  • Page 92

    • Do not expose it to normal room light for more than 5 minutes. • If the image drum must be out of the printer for longer than 5 minutes, place the image drum inside a black plastic bag or carefully place it in a drawer or cabinet to keep it away from light.

  • Page 93

    Turn the two locks about 45° counterclockwise to release the belt. c53_49_belt2.jpg Pull up the handle and lift the belt unit out of the printer. c53_50_belt3.jpg Unpack the new belt unit. Hold it with the blue handle toward the front of the printer.

  • Page 94

    Place the drive gear at the back of the belt unit in the gear at the left rear corner of the printer. Lower the belt unit into the printer. c53_51_belt4.jpg Turn the two belt locks about 45° clockwise to secure the belt unit in place.

  • Page 95

    10. Place the four image drums/toner cartridges back in the printer = Cyan, It is essential that they go back in the correct order! c53_09_lidup.jpg 11. Close and latch the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide = Magenta, = Yellow, = Black).

  • Page 96: Print A List Of The Current Settings

    Many of these settings can be overridden by settings in the printer driver. However, several of the driver settings can be left at “Printer Setting,” which will then default to the settings entered in these printer menus Print a list of the current settings _____ Menu Map ..

  • Page 97: Changing Settings

    – to move through the list of menu items to the one you wish to change, then follow steps 5 though 7. –To change the setting for an item in a different menu, press BACK again, then follow steps 2 through 7. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 98

    Example: Power Save Time To change the time interval for the printer to wait before going into Power Save mode (default setting is 60 MIN): Press + to enter the menu mode. Press + and/or – repeatedly until you see SYS CONFIG MENU Press ENTER to go into the Sys Config Menu.

  • Page 99: Reset To Factory Defaults

    Reset to Factory Defaults ____________ … = keep pressing the button repeatedly until you see the display indicated. To reset the printer menu to its original default settings: Press + to enter the Menu mode. Press + … MAINTENANCE MENU Press ENTER.

  • Page 100: Lists Of Available Settings By Menu

    PRINT MENU MAP DEMO1 Action Explanation EXECUTE Prints the MenuMap (menu listing) with current settings shown. Information about your printer is also shown at the top of each MenuMap page. EXECUTE Prints the built-in Demo page. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 101

    Sets the print engine speed. If you are printing only color documents, switch to COLOR SPEED. AUTO SPEED sets the speed of printing based on whether the first page is color or monochrome. C6100 Series User’s Guide †...

  • Page 102

    CUSTOM PLAIN, LETTERHEAD, BOND, RECYCLED, ROUGH LIGHT, MEDIUM HEAVY, ULTRA HEAVY C6100 Series User’s Guide Explanation Defines the size of paper loaded in Tray 1. Defines the type of media loaded in Tray 1. This will help the printer to adjust its...

  • Page 103

    3 to 8.5 INCH Default = 8.5 INCH Y-DIMENSION 5 to 35.5 INCH Default = 11 INCH C6100 Series User’s Guide Explanation Defines the size of paper to be fed from the Multi-Purpose Tray. Defines the type of media to...

  • Page 104

    Performs fine adjustment of image timing in relation to the black image component. A positive setting will darken the color; a negative setting will lighten the color. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 105

    Change this to ON if you wish the printer to print the error details when an error occurs. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 106

    12Mbps SERIAL ENABLE NUMBER DISABLE Explanation Enables or disables the SOFT RESET command. Sets the maximum transfer speed for the USB interface. ENABLE allows your computer to identify the printer by its USB interface serial number. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 107

    Initializes the network card. Enables or disables Web config. facility and Internet Printing Protocol. This item will not appear in the menu if TCP/IP is set to DISABLE. C6100 Series User’s Guide – keys to increment first – keys to increment second –...

  • Page 108

    This item will not appear in the menu if TCP/IP is set to DISABLE. Enables or disables SNMP protocol. Normal = Global network Small = Local network Sets full or half duplex for communication via a network hub. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 109

    Memory Menu Note: Factory default settings are shown in bold. Item Settings RECEIVE BUF AUTO SIZE 0.5MB 16MB Explanation Sets the size of the receive buffer. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 110

    Default = 0.00 -2.00MILLIMETER TO +2.00MILLIMETER Default = 0.00 -2.00MILLIMETER TO +2.00MILLIMETER Default = 0.00 C6100 Series User’s Guide Explanation Adjusts overall print position horizontally in 0.25 increments. Adjusts overall print position vertically in 0.25 increments. Adjusts overall print position of print face horizontally in 0.25 increments.

  • Page 111

    As above, but for color printing. As above, but for mono printing on transparencies. As above, but for color printing on transparencies. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 112

    Usage Menu This menu is for information only. It provides an indication of total usage of the printer and the expected life left in its consumable items. This is particularly useful if you do not have a full set of replacement consumables on hand and you need to know how soon you will need them.

  • Page 113: Menu Defaults

    TRAY1 MEDIATYPE TRAY1 MEDIAWEIGHT TRAY2 PAPERSIZE† TRAY2 MEDIATYPE† TRAY2 MEDIAWEIGHT† MPT PAPERSIZE MPT MEDIATYPE MPT MEDIAWEIGHT UNIT OF MEASURE X DIMENSION Y DIMENSION C6100 Series User’s Guide Default Setting [EXECUTE] [EXECUTE] TRAY1 DOWN DO NOT USE ENABLE AUTO SPEED LETTER PLAIN...

  • Page 114

    Y REG FINE AJST POW SAVE TIME CLRABLE WARNING MANUAL TIMEOUT WAIT TIMEOUT LOW TONER JAM RECOVERY ERROR REPORT SOFT RESET SPEED C6100 Series User’s Guide Default Setting AUTO [EXECUTE] [EXECUTE] 60 MIN 60 SEC 90 SEC CONTINUE DISABLE 480Mbps...

  • Page 115

    NETBEUI IP ADDRESS SET IP ADDRESS SUBNET MASK GATEWAY ADDRESS INITIALIZE NIC? WEB/IPP TELNET SNMP HUB LINK SETTING RECEIVE BUF SIZE FLASH INITIALIZE C6100 Series User’s Guide Default Setting ENABLE DISABLE AUTO 192.168.100.100 255.255.255.000 192.168.100.254 [EXECUTE] ENABLE ENABLE ENABLE ENABLE...

  • Page 116

    DUPLEX Y ADJUST† DRUM CLEANING MENU RESET SAVE MENU POWER SAVE PAPER BLACK SET PAPER COLOR SET TRNSPR BLACK SET TRANSPR COLOR SET C6100 Series User’s Guide Default Setting 0.00 MILLIMETER 0.00 MILLIMETER 0.00 MILLIMETER 0.00 MILLIMETER [EXECUTE] [EXECUTE] ENABLE...

  • Page 117

    K DRUM LIFE C DRUM LIFE M DRUM LIFE Y DRUM LIFE BELT LIFE FUSER LIFE K TONER C TONER M TONER Y TONER C6100 Series User’s Guide Default Setting nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn REMAINING nn% REMAINING nn%...

  • Page 118: Options, Additional Memory (ram)

    Additional Memory (RAM) ___________ c53_82_ram.jpg Oki 70051601 (256 MB) Oki 70051701 (512 MB) The basic printer comes equipped with 256 MB of main memory. This can be upgraded with an additional memory board containing • 256 MB, increasing the memory to 512 MB •...

  • Page 119

    Duplex Unit_______________________ Oki 43347501 The Duplex Unit enables your printer to print on both sides of the page. See “Duplex Printing” on page 269. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 120: Hard Disk Drive

    Hard Disk Drive ___________________ Oki 70043502 The hard disk drive enables • spooled printing • verified printing C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 121: Second Paper Tray

    The second paper tray takes: • Up to 530 sheets of 20-lb. paper. • All the same size media as Tray 1 except A6. • Paper weight range 16 to 57 lbs. (60 to 203 g/m C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 122: Specifications

    Multi-Purpose Tray: 20 to 54 lb. (75 to 203 g/m²) Paper output Top Exit (Face Down Stacker): 250 sheets 20-lb. 75 g/m² paper Rear Exit (Face Up Stacker): 100 sheets 20-lb. 75 g/m² Printer life 420,000 pages or 5 years, whichever comes first C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 123

    (equivalent to an average business letter) Average: 6,000 pages per month Toner life Approximately 5,000 pages at 5% coverage Image drum life 20,000 pages at 3 pages per job Belt life 60,000 letter-size pages Fuser life 60,000 letter-size pages C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 124: Troubleshooting, General Information

    • “Paper Size Change Request” see page 157 • “Printer does not go online” see page 157 • “Printer makes a strange noise” see page 157 • “Printer takes a long time to start printing” see page 158 • “Printing cancels” see page 158 •...

  • Page 125: Display Panel Messages

    Any unprinted data is being deleted. The belt unit is not properly installed. C6100 Series User’s Guide What to Do Open the top cover and make sure the indicated toner is there and properly seated in...

  • Page 126

    CLOSE COVER nnn: COVER OPEN INSTALL PAPER CASSETTE 430: TRAY 1 MISSING INSTALL PAPER CASSETTE 440: TRAY 1 OPEN C6100 Series User’s Guide Meaning What to Do The fuser unit is not Open the top cover properly installed. and check to be sure...

  • Page 127

    OPEN FRONT COVER nnn: PAPER JAM OPEN TOP COVER nnn: PAPER JAM ORDER xxx POWER ON/OFF 300: NETWORK ERROR C6100 Series User’s Guide Meaning What to Do Print job from MP Load the requested Tray has been media (mmm) in the...

  • Page 128

    REPLACE TONER nnn: * TONER EMPTY REPLACE yyyy nnn: yyyy LIFE tttt EMPTY xxx LIFE YYYY nnn: FATAL ERROR C6100 Series User’s Guide Meaning What to Do The printer has Press ON-LINE. received invalid Reprocess and resend data. the print job.

  • Page 129: Paper Jams

    Configuration Menu. It must be set to ON. See “Changing Settings” on page 97. • If paper jams are frequent: see page 130 • Jam is cleared, but printer does not print: see page 130 • Jam 370: see page 131 • Jam 371: see page 133 •...

  • Page 130

    Correct paper feed selection in the Properties Setup tab in the printer driver. Remedy Removing a paper jam is not sufficient: Raise and gently lower the top cover, especially if the paper jam has been removed from behind the front cover. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 131

    Jam 370, 373 and 383 OPEN DUPLEX COVER nnn: PAPER JAM nnn = 370, 373, 383 Press the duplex cover release. Open the duplexer cover. c53_54_duplex1.jpg Remove any jammed sheets. c53_65a_jamduplex1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 132

    Close the duplex unit cover. c53_95a_duplexjam.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 133

    Jam 371 OPEN DUPLEX COVER 371: Paper Jam Turn off the printer. Pull out the duplexer. c53_96_jam371a.jpg Pull the duplexer lid to unlock it. c53_97_jam371b.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 134

    Open the lid. Remove the jammed sheet. c53_98_jam371c.jpg Close the lid. Push it back to lock it in place. c53_97_jam371b.jpg Push the duplexer back into the printer. c53_96_jam371a.jpg Turn on the printer. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 135

    Jam 372 and 380 OPEN FRONT COVER nnn: PAPER JAM nnn = 372 or 380. Lift the front cover release. Pull open the front cover. c53_58_frcvropen.jpg Remove any jammed sheets. c53_66_jamfront.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 136

    Close the front cover. c53_57_frcvrclose.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 137

    Press the cover release. Fully open the printer’s top cover. c53_02_opencvr.jpg Note the positions of the four image drums: Cyan (1), Magenta (2), Yellow (3), Black (4). It is essential that they go back in the correct order! c53_09_lidup.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 138

    This area is clearly labelled. Do not touch it. Lift each of the image drum/toner cartridge units out of the printer. Place them on a flat surface in a safe place away from direct sources of heat and light.

  • Page 139

    • Do not expose it to normal room light for more than 5 minutes. • If the image drum must be out of the printer for longer than 5 minutes, place the image drum inside a black plastic bag or carefully place it in a drawer or cabinet to keep it away from light.

  • Page 140

    To remove a sheet trapped in the fuser: Grasp the edge of the sheet. Push the fuser pressure release lever (1) towards the front and down. Lift out the sheet. Let go of the fuser pressure release lever. c53_64_jambelt2.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

  • Page 141

    Place the four image drums/toner cartridges back in the printer. Be sure to place them in the proper sequence = Cyan, = Magenta, c53_09_lidup.jpg Close the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide = Yellow, = Black).

  • Page 142

    382: Paper Jam Open the top cover. c53_02_opencvr.jpg Gently pull the sheet out. • If the sheet does not come out easily, go to the next step. • If the sheet does come out, close the cover. c53_68_jamtop_crop.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 143

    Lower the rear exit tray. c53_70a_rear1.jpg Pull out the jammed sheet. c53_67a_jamrear.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 144

    To get it out, reach around the top cover and press down on the fuser pressure release lever (1) before pulling the sheet out. Then let go of the fuser pressure release lever. c53_91_jam382_3.jpg Close the rear exit. c53_70a_rear1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 145

    Close the top cover. c53_45_latchcvr.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 146

    390: Paper Jam Sheet has just entered the printer Gently pull the sheet out of the printer. c53_81_jammptray.jpg Sheet can’t easily be pulled out from the front Lift the front cover release. Pull open the front cover. c53_102_jam390.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 147

    Remove any jammed sheets. c53_94_jam390.jpg Close the front cover. c53_102_jam390.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 148

    OPEN FRONT COVER nnn: PAPER JAM nnn = 391 or 392 Pull out the appropriate tray. 391 = Tray 1 392 = Optional Tray 2. Remove any sheet jammed as it exited the tray. c53_101a_jam392.jpg, c53_100a_jam391.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 149

    Open the front cover. c53_58_frcvropen.jpg Remove any jammed sheets. c53_66_jamfront_crop.jpg Close the front cover. c53_57a_frcvrclose.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 150: Print Quality Problems

    Open the top cover and check to be sure that each toner cartridge is fully seated and that each toner cartridge lock lever is pushed all the way back. Remedy Store paper within specified temperature and humidity levels. See “Specifications” on page 122. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 151

    Toner Cartridge” on page 73. Change toner cartridge. See “Replace a Toner Cartridge” on page 73. Store paper within specified temperature and humidity levels. See “Specifications” on page 122. Use recommended paper. See “Paper (Print Media)” on page 10. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 152: Replace An Image Drum

    The fuser roller is damaged. Change the fuser. See “Replace the Fuser” on page 87. The image drum Remove the image drum from the printer and store it in has been a dark place for several hours. If this does not work, exposed to replace the image drum.

  • Page 153

    (MEDIA MENU → YYY MEDIA WEIGHT). Careful! Fuser my be HOT! Open the top cover and check to be sure that all the packing materials were removed from the fuser. See “Replace the Fuser” on page 87. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 154: Usb Problems

    Configuration procedure was not correctly followed or cancelled. USB cable is disconnected or faulty. A USB hub is being used. The printer cannot be used with a USB hub. The USB cable is installed in the Ethernet port. NOTE Remedy Use USB cable to specification Ver.2.0.

  • Page 155

    Cannot print • PRNUSBx write error is displayed. Possible cause Interface is disabled. In the printer menu settings, enable the USB Printer is switched OFF. Printer interface cable is disconnected. A converter, buffer, extension cable or USB hub is being used.

  • Page 156: Application Error, General Protection Fault

    Print file is corrupted. Memory is insufficient for application. Printer driver is incorrectly configured. Remedy Upgrade the application. Close all other applications. Correct or recreate the file. Increase computer’s memory. Correctly configure printer driver. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 157: Paper Size Change Request, Printer Does Not Go Online, Printer Makes A Strange Noise

    ON-LINE. Remedy Switch off the printer and disconnect the power cable. Reconnect the power cable and switch the printer on. If this does not clear the fault, call for service. Remedy Place the printer on a stable, level surface.

  • Page 158: Printer Takes A Long Time To Start Printing, Printing Cancels

    Wait until this process has been completed. Wait until this process has been completed. Wait until this data is processed. Remedy Replace the printer interface cable. Reset time out in the menu to a higher value (SYS CONFIG MENU → WAIT TIMEOUT). C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 159: Printing Does Not Start, Printing Is Slow

    Remedy Check the control panel. If an error message is displayed, correct the problem. Remedy Use a computer with a faster processor. Set lower print resolution in the printer driver Job Options tab. Simplify data. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 160: Cleaning

    Cleaning Page _____________________ General Information Use this to generate a cleaning page which runs through the printer before the job is printed. This should eliminate any fading, streaking or erratic marks from the printed pages. For more information, Windows: See page 160...

  • Page 161

    Open the drop-down list below Presets. Select Printer Option. Select “Run maintenance cycle before printing”. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 162: Printer Drivers, General Information, Install

    Printer Drivers General Information ________________ The printer drivers allow you to adjust the settings for your print job. Driver settings can interact with each other. For example, the paper type, weight, and size you use restricts many of your job settings.

  • Page 163: Which Printer Driver To Use

    Set the driver you plan to use most of the time to be your Windows default driver. Most applications allow you to choose a different printer from within the print dialog, so you can use the alternative driver for printing whenever you need to.

  • Page 164: Change Driver Settings

    Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. Select your printer. Click Properties. Proceed with changing the driver settings. Click OK until you return to the main Printers screen. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 165: Save Driver Settings

    You can save up to 14 named drivers. For more information, Windows, PostScript: You cannot make changes to the driver settings and save them under a named driver. Windows, PCL: see page 166 Macintosh: see page 169 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 166

    Faxes. Windows Me/NT/XP/98/2000: Click Start → Settings → Printer. Next: Windows XP: Right click OKI C6100 Series (PCL). Select Printing Preferences. Windows 2000: Right click OKI C6100 Series (PCL). Select Printer Preferences. Windows Me/98: Right click C6100 Series (PCL). Select Properties.

  • Page 167: Check To See If Saved Driver Settings Are Used

    Use the changes for only a single print job. proceed with your changes and save them as the same Named Driver. proceed with your changes and save them under a new Named Driver. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 168: Restore Default Driver Settings

    Restore Default Driver Settings _______ Windows Single Print Jobs When working in the drivers, many of the screens have a Default button. Click Default to restore the driver settings to the factory defaults. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 169: Macintosh

    Select “Reverse page order” to print the last page of the document first. This is useful when you are printing to the straight-through, rear (face up) exit required for heavy paper, labels, envelopes and transparencies. See “Paper Handling” on page 172. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 170

    Standard Preset. Create a New Preset Make all the printer settings you wish to save as a Preset. Select Summary. Review the settings to make sure you have all the settings you want to save.

  • Page 171

    On Hold [until you come back and select Now] At Priority, select the urgency of your print job. If your job competes with other documents in the print queue, this setting determines the printing priority of your job. CAUTION! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 172

    (face up) exit required for heavy paper, labels, envelopes and transparencies. Print All Pages Odd numbered pages Even numbered pages Use this to print only the odd or only the even pages in your document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 173: Printer Features, Overview

    N Up (multiple pages on one sheet): see page 283 Photographs: see page 287 Posters: see page 288 Print Resolution: see page 291 Save as File: see page 296 Toner Saving: see page 301 Watermarks: see page 305 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 174: Banners

    Width Range = 8¼ to 8½'' (210 to 215.9 mm) • Weight Range = 28 to 34 lb. US Bond (105 to 128 g/m2) • Path = Rear Exit (Face Up Stacker) only • Feed one sheet at a time. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 175

    Information, on page 174. Before you print a banner, you must set Multi Purpose Tray is Manual feed to ON in the printer driver. The default is OFF. The printer operator panel will prompt you to load the media before the job prints.

  • Page 176

    Information, on page 174. Before you print a banner, you must set Multi Purpose Tray is Manual feed to ON in the printer driver. The default is OFF. The printer operator panel will prompt you to load the media before the job prints.

  • Page 177

    Information, on page 174. Before you print a banner, you must set Multi Purpose Tray is Manual feed to ON in the printer driver. The default is OFF. The printer operator panel will prompt you to load the media before the job prints.

  • Page 178: Black Finish

    General Information Your printer can print black with either a glossy (shiny) finish or a matte (dull/flat finish). Windows: Individual Print Jobs The driver’s color options are only designed to work with RGB data. Open the file you want to print.

  • Page 179

    Choices are Auto, Gloss, and Matte. Gloss This option produces printing with a more glossy finish. Matte This option uses more Black and less CMYK while producing a flatter black. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 180

    Choose the type of black finish. Gloss This option produces printing with a more glossy finish. Matte This option uses more Black and less CMYK while producing a flatter black. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 181: Black Overprint

    RGB color space and you are using PostScript Color Matching. For more information, Windows, PostScript: see page 182 Windows, PCL: see page 182 Macintosh OS 9.x: see page 183 Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3: see page 183 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 182

    Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. Select your printer. Next: Windows XP: Click Advanced. Windows 2000: Go to the next step. Windows Me/98/NT: Click Properties. On the Job Options tab, click Advanced. Check Black Overprint. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 183

    PostScript Color Matching. Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. Select your printer. Open the drop-down menu. Select Printer Functions. By Color Options, select Black Overprint. Click the checkbox to enable the option. NOTES C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 184

    General Information To use Black Generation, Office Color or GraphicPro must be the selected Print Mode. Your printer prints the color black in one of two ways: • Composite Black • True Black Composite Black The cyan, magenta, yellow, and black toners are combined to create composite black.

  • Page 185

    Only black toner is used to print true black. Use True Black when printing a combination of text and graphics. If you use True Black to print photographs, dark sections of the photos may appear black. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 186

    The Color tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 187

    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Color tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 188

    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Job Option tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 189

    Only black toner is used to print true black. Use True Black when printing a combination of text and graphics. If you use True Black to print photographs, dark sections of the photos may appear black. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 190

    Only black toner is used to print true black. Use True Black when printing a combination of text and graphics. If you use True Black to print photographs, dark sections of the photos may appear black. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 191

    Please read “Restrictions”, on page 192. For more information, Windows, PostScript: see page 193 Windows, PCL: see page 194 Macintosh OS 9.x: see page 195 Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3: This feature is not available in these operating systems C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 192

    5½ x 8½ inch booklet on 8½ x 11 inch paper Most applications allow the printer properties to be accessed from within the document print dialog box. Application settings override driver settings. Driver settings override printer menu settings. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 193

    Booklet. Under Print on Both Sides (Duplex), select Flip on Short edge. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 194

    See the online Help for information. Click OK. The Setup tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 195

    Landscape is the icon on the right. Click File → Print. In the Layout panel, check the box for Duplex print. Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 This feature is not available in these operating systems. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 196: Collating

    General Information If your software application has a collate option, use it instead of the collate option in the printer driver. This prevents any conflicts between the software application and the printer driver. Most applications allow the printer properties to be accessed from within the document print dialog box.

  • Page 197

    For more information, see “General Information” on page 196. If your software application has a collate option, use it instead of the collate option in the printer driver. This prevents any conflicts between the software application and the printer driver.

  • Page 198

    For more information, see “General Information” on page 196. If your software application has a collate option, use it instead of the collate option in the printer driver. This prevents any conflicts between the software application and the printer driver.

  • Page 199

    For more information, see “General Information” on page 196. If your software application has a collate option, use it instead of the collate option in the printer driver. This prevents any conflicts between the software application and the printer driver.

  • Page 200: Color Matching

    This topic is divided into two sections: • background information The background information explains the factors that affect color matching. See page 203. • how-to information The how-to information explains how to perform color matching with your printer. See page 218. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 201

    If you wish to use your printer’s color management system, ensure that your application or operating system color management is switched off. Applying color management in multiple places will give unpredictable results. Important! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 202

    This user guide only discusses the printer color management system. Windows / Macintosh If you wish to learn more about your application program or operating system color management, please see the documentation that was supplied with your application software or computer. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 203

    Background information is divided into these sections: Factors that Affect Color Printing: see page 204 Choosing a Color Matching Method: see page 210 Printing Vivid Colors: see page 214 Color Settings: see page 215 Hue, Brightness, and Saturation: see page 217 NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 204

    There are many factors that affect color printing. Some of the most important factors are: • the differences between the range of colors a monitor can reproduce versus the range of colors that a printer can reproduce. See page 205. • monitor settings. See page 206.

  • Page 205

    Differences between the range of colors a monitor or printer can reproduce Neither a printer nor a monitor can reproduce the full range of colors seen by the human eye. Each device is limited to a certain range of colors.

  • Page 206

    The default setting for many monitors and television sets. *k = degrees Kelvin, a measurement of temperature Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 You can calibrate your monitor’s color regimen in System Preferences → Displays → NOTE Color. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 207

    Some graphics applications such as CorelDRAW , Adobe ® ® Photoshop , or Macromedia Freehand may display color ® differently from "office" applications such as Microsoft Word. For more information, please see your application’s online help or user manual. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 208

    Factors that Affect Color Printing Printer Driver Settings The color settings in your printer driver can change the appearance of a document. There are several options available to help match the printed colors with those displayed on screen. See “How To” on page 218.

  • Page 209

    Paper Type The type of paper used can also significantly affect the printed color. For example, a printout on recycled paper can look duller than one on specially formulated glossy paper. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 210

    • most common [RGB]. See page 211. • professional desktop publishing and graphics [CMYK]. See page 211. • photographic images. See page 212. • specific colors (i.e., a company logo). See page 213. • printing vivid colors. See page 214. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 211

    RGB. CMYK documents are typically only supported in professional Desktop Publishing and Graphics applications. About the Printer Drivers PCL driver (Windows) PostScript driver (Windows) PostScript driver (Mac) Support for RGB data C6100 Series User’s Guide Support for CMYK Data...

  • Page 212

    RGB or CMYK If you are printing photographic images from a graphics application such as Adobe Photoshop, you may be able to use Soft-Proofing to simulate the printed image on your monitor. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 213

    See “Color Swatch Utility” on page 337. RGB or CMYK If you are printing from a graphics application such as Adobe Photoshop, you may be able to use Soft-Proofing to simulate the printed image on your monitor. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 214

    Printing Vivid Colors RGB only Choices are • Monitor 6500k Vivid • sRGB • Digital Camera settings. See “Color Settings” on page 215. RGB or CMYK Auto is a generally a good choice. See “Automatic” on page 221. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 215

    Optimized for printing bright colors when using a monitor with a color temperature of 6500K. Vivid or Digital Camera settings produce brightest colors. Monitor (9300k) Optimized for printing photographs when using a monitor with a color temperature of 9300K. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 216

    This option attempts to simulate RGB color. Optimized for matching specific colors, such as a company logo color. The colors within the printer's color gamut are printed without any modification. Only colors that fall outside the printable colors are modified. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 217

    The degree of saturation of a color is its relative purity, or freedom from, mixture with white. Windows and Macintosh 10.3 Saturation can be adjusted when using the Gray Scale color mode (color matching method). Gray Scale: see page 253 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 218

    This how-to information explains how to perform color matching with your printer. Color Match Precision When the printer performs color matching, it must do many calculations to convert between different color formats (RGB, CMYK, etc). These calculations can take time to process.

  • Page 219

    This is a list of all possible options. The list you see varies according to your computer platform, operating system, color production method, and printer driver type. To change these settings in your printer driver, refer to the appropriate section. Automatic Office Color...

  • Page 220

    See page 219 No Color Matching Use this option to turn off all printer color matching. No color correction occurs when selected. Use No Color Matching when you are using another color matching method in your application (such as Color Simulation).

  • Page 221

    At Automatic, make your selection. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Click OK until you return to the Print dialog box. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 222

    Open the drop-down list below Presets. Select Color. Below Color Mode, at Auto Color, make your selection. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Click Print. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 223

    Graphic Pro options instead. If you are printing CMYK data, the Graphic Pro options provide more power and flexibility. CMYK Options (PostScript only) SWOP Euroscale Japan Color Important! C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 224

    Office Color provides a collection of several different color matching presets for RGB data. These presets each change the color of your print in a slightly different way. These RGB color matching options are available in all printer drivers. Preset Monitor (6500K) –...

  • Page 225

    Windows This information applies to the Windows PCL and PostScript drivers. On the printer driver [Color] tab, select [Office Color] (1) and click the [Options] button. Select a preset from [Color matching options] (2). Mac OS 9 Choose [File] → [Print].

  • Page 226

    From the [Feature Sets] menu, select [Color Options]. From the [Color Mode] menu, select [Office Color]. From the [Feature Sets] menu, select [Color – Office Color]. Select the [Office Color] Preset you wish to use. C6100 Series User’s Guide Important!

  • Page 227

    You can adjust the specific palette colors used in Microsoft Office applications. These adjustments only affect one specific palette color at a time. The Color Correct Utility is available for Windows only. For more details, see page 337. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 228

    These profiles are downloaded to the printer using the Profile Assistant utility and then selected in the printer driver. When a job is sent to the printer, the ICC profiles are applied to the print job on the printer.

  • Page 229

    CMYK documents when simulating the color output of other printers. CMYK ink simulation Your printer can be used to simulate the color output of a commercial printing press (SWOP, Euroscale or Japan Color inks). More accurate printer color...

  • Page 230

    This is a special type of ICC profile that converts directly from CMYK to CMYK. For example, a link profile could convert directly from the CMYK space of another printer to the CMYK space of your printer. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 231

    Gather or create ICC profiles (see below) Download ICC profiles to the printer hard disk (page 232) Select the ICC profiles in the printer driver when printing (page 233) Step 1 - Gather or create the ICC profiles Where can I get the profiles I need?

  • Page 232

    Select an ICC profile from your computer's hard disk. c. Once you have selected a profile, you can add it to the printer as one of the 4 profile types - RGB Source, CMYK Simulation, Printer or Linked. The options available will depend on which ICC profile you have selected.

  • Page 233

    Matching the color of a monitor, scanner or camera The Graphic Pro color matching system can be used to match the printer color to an RGB input device such as a monitor, scanner or digital camera. graphicpro-RGBmatch.eps 1.

  • Page 234

    Assistant” on page 232. Select a Printer Output Profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here.

  • Page 235

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu, select your printer profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 236

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu, select your printer profile. If Auto is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 237

    CMYK data as a source. See CMYK Ink Simulations on page 242. To simulate the output of another printer, you need to download at least 2 profiles to your printer using Profile Assistant: • RGB Source Profile C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 238

    • Printer Output Profile (optional) Once the profile(s) have been downloaded, make the appropriate selections in the printer driver. These are described in the next section (Windows page 239, Mac OS 9 page 240, Mac OS X page 241). C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 239

    Select your printer output profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 240

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu, select your printer profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 241

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu, select your printer profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 242

    • Euroscale – Europe • SWOP – North America • Toyo – Japan To print CMYK Ink Simulations, you must use PostScript printer driver supplied. 1. CMYK data 2. CMYK input profile 3. Printer output profile...

  • Page 243

    (K channel) information. If [Preserve Black] is disabled, the grey components may be printed using a mixture of CMYK toner, instead of just K (black) toner. Select a Printer Output Profile (4). NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide that corresponds to...

  • Page 244

    If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here. If you have selected a profile other than [Auto], select the [Rendering Intent] (5).

  • Page 245

    Source 2” and so on relate to the number assigned to the profile using Profile Assistant. See “Using Profile Assistant” on page 232. Use the [Preserve Black] option to keep the original grey component (K channel) information. If [Preserve Black] is C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 246

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu (8), select your printer profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 247

    Use the [Preserve Black] option to keep the original grey component (K channel) information. If [Preserve Black] is disabled, the grey components may be printed using a mixture of CMYK toner, instead of just K (black) toner. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 248

    From the [Printer Output Profile] menu (11), select your printer profile. If [Auto] is selected, the factory default profiles that are embedded in the printer will be used. If you have created a printer profile yourself using profile creation software, select it here and choose a rendering intent.

  • Page 249

    No Color Matching Use this option to turn off all printer color matching. No color correction occurs when selected. Use No Color Matching when you are using another color matching method in your application (such Color Simulation). See “Ink Simulation” on page 313.

  • Page 250

    Select [Disable Color Matching for Profile Creation] you are creating an ICC profile using third-party profile creation software. Select [Use Application color Matching] management and use your application’s color matching. C6100 Series User’s Guide if you wish to switch off all printer color...

  • Page 251

    Matching for Profile Creation] if you are creating an ICC profile using third-party profile creation software. Select [Use Application color Matching] if you wish to switch off all printer color management and use your application’s color matching. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 252

    Matching for Profile Creation] if you are creating an ICC profile using third-party profile creation software. Select [Use Application color Matching] if you wish to switch off all printer color management and use your application’s color matching. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 253

    Grayscale This option prints all documents as monochrome. No color prints. The printer interprets all colors as a variation of grays. Windows Individual Print Jobs Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. Click on the Color tab.

  • Page 254

    Below Color Mode, at Gray Scale, make your selection. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click Print. C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

  • Page 255

    The following section has examples and explanations of each filter. To see the affect of any of these filters on your document, select Add Filters. Click the filter in the list. Click Apply. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide Print. →...

  • Page 256

    Color Matching ____________________ Color Synch Macintosh OS 10.3 Filters None The default. No filters are applied to the document. C32_Mac_10.3_11a.jpg Black & White Converts the document to black and white, with no gray shades. C32_Mac_10.3_11b.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 257

    Converts the document to shades of blue. C32_Mac_10.3_11c.jpg Gray Tone Converts the document to shades of gray. C32_Mac_10.3_11d.jpg Lightness Decrease (A) / Lightness Increase (B) Darkens or lightens the document. The middle picture below is with no filters applied. C32_Mac_10.3_11e.jpg, C32_Mac_10.3_11a.jpg, C32_Mac_10.3_11f.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 258

    Reduce File Size This filters the document to reduce its file size. Sepia Tone Converts the document to shades of brown. C32_Mac_10.3_11g.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 259

    To do this, click the name in the Filters box. Then, click Apply. You can also • add New filters of your choice • Delete filters you have added to the list • set color conversion options such as Rendering Intent (Automatic, Perceptual, Relative, Saturation, Absolute), etc. C32_Mac_10.3_11.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 260: Custom Page Sizes

    To use Custom Page Size, you must complete two steps. You must set up your custom page in your printer driver. This is also known as registering the custom page. To use a registered custom page, you must select it when you print a document.

  • Page 261

    Width: 2 to 12.9 inches [51 to 328 mm] Length: 5 to 47.25 inches [128 to 1200 mm] Banners from 8¼'' to 8½'' (210 to 215.9 mm) wide by up to 47¼'' (1.2 m) long. Banners must be fed one sheet at a time. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 262

    If you use Custom Page, and are not satisfied with the print quality, try setting the PRINT QUALITY to Normal or Quick. The number of custom page sizes that can be defined varies according to the type of the printer driver and the operating system. PostScript XP,2000, NT: One...

  • Page 263

    For face up printing (straight-through path), make sure the rear exit is open and the paper support is extended. • Paper is stacked in reverse order. • Tray capacity is about 100 sheets. Actual capacity depends on paper weight. C96_StraightThruStackerOpen1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 264

    Long Edge First (flipped) = Reserved for future use. Short Edge First (flipped) = Reserved for future use. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Advanced Options screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 265

    The Paper Quality tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Enter the width and length measurements. See “Custom Size Ranges” on page 261. Click OK. Make sure that User Defined now appears in the Size list on the Setup tab. You now have two choices. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 267

    The Custom Page Size is added to the bottom of the Paper Size list. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 268

    The Custom Page Size is added to the bottom of the Paper Size list on the Page Attribute panel. Click OK. Print the document. Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 This feature does not work with these operating systems. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 269

    Macintosh OS 10.1 & 10.2: see page 280 Macintosh OS 10.3: see page 281 Paper Types Paper only Cannot duplex labels envelopes transparencies Paper Weights 20 to 28-lb. US Bond 42 to 58 lb. Index 75 to 105 g/m² metric C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 270

    8½ x 13.5 8½ x 13 7¼ x 10½ 8.27 x 11.69 5.71 x 8.27 7.17 x 10.12 Short Edge C6100 Series User’s Guide Millimeters 215.9 x 279.4 215.9 x 355.6 215.9 x 342.9 215.9 x 330.2 184.15 x 210 x 297...

  • Page 271: Duplex Printing

    Any tray (Tray 1, optional Tray 2, MP tray) can be used for duplex printing. Most applications allow the printer properties to be accessed from within the document print dialog box. Application settings override driver settings. Driver settings override printer menu settings. metric metric C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 272

    Windows XP, 2000: Flip on Long Edge or Flip on Short Edge. Windows Me/98/NT: Long Edge Binding or Short Edge Binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Change any other settings as desired. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 273

    Click OK. The General tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Printers and Faxes screen appears. Close the screen. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 274

    Windows XP, 2000: Flip on Long Edge or Flip on Short Edge. Windows Me/98/NT: Long Edge Binding or Short Edge Binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 275

    The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 276

    Windows Me/98/NT: 2-Sided Printing. Under 2-Sided Printing, select Windows XP/2000/NT: Long Edge or Short Edge. Windows Me/98: Long Edge Binding or Short Edge Binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Change any other settings as desired. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 277

    Click OK. The Properties screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Printers and Faxes screen appears. Close the screen. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 278

    Windows Me/98: Long Edge Binding or Short Edge Binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 279

    Duplexing Restrictions: see page 271 Open the file you want to print. Click File → Print. In the Layout panel, select Duplex. Select the appropriate binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Click OK. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 280

    For Duplexing (printing on both sides of the sheet), select Print on Both Sides. Select which Binding you prefer. Normally, the first option is the default. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Click OK. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 281

    Click File → Print. Select your printer. Open the drop-down menu directly below your printer name. Select Layout. Under Two Sided Printing, select the binding. See “Long Edge vs. Short Edge” on page 270. Click OK. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 282: Grayscale

    Grayscale ________________________ This feature is described in the Color Matching section. See “Grayscale” on page 253. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 283: N-up Printing

    General Information N-Up printing allows you to reduce several full-size pages and print them on a single sheet. NUp.jpg For more information, Windows, PostScript: see page 284 Windows, PCL: see page 285 Macintosh: see page 286 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 284

    Options, click Layout. Click N-up. In the Change ‘N-up Setting’ list, select the number of pages per sheet. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 285

    Layout and Bind Margin. Click OK. The Setup tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 286

    For more information, see “General Information” on page 283. This section ONLY applies to the LaserWriter 9.x) or Oki Printer Driver (Max OS 10.x). For other drivers, refer to the guidelines provided by each driver’s manufacturer. Open the file you want to print.

  • Page 287: Photographs

    Photographs ______________________ General Information For the best quality when printing photographs, select Photo Enhance in the driver. For more information, see “Print Resolution” on page 291. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 288: Posters

    Each piece prints, enlarged, on a separate sheet. Then, you combine the separate sheets to create a poster. Poster Print is only available with the Windows PCL printer driver and Mac OS 9.x. Most applications allow the printer properties to be accessed from within the document print dialog box.

  • Page 289

    Click Options. Adjust the configuration details. Click OK. The Setup tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    Open the drop-down menu directly underneath the printer. Select Layout. From the Layout screen, select the number of pages per sheet. Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 This feature is not available in these operating systems. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 291: Print Resolution

    (photographs). For more information, Windows, All Print Jobs (Default) : see page 293 Windows, Single Print Job: see page 294 Macintosh OS 9.x: see page 295 Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3: see page 295 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 292

    Refines the jagged or blurred appearance of images and/ or text that often results after scaling an image. Draft (600 x 600) PCL only lower resolution Photo Enhance PCL only The best quality when printing photographs Choose this for optimum results when printing photographs. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 293

    For more information, see “Resolution Choices” on page 292. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The General tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Printers and Faxes screen appears. Close the screen. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 294

    Under Quality, select the required printing resolution. For more information, see “Resolution Choices” on page 292. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 295

    Open the file you want to print. On File, click Print. In the Printer Function panel, under Print Quality, make your choice. Fast: 600 x 600 dpi Fine: 600 x 1200 dpi Click OK. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 296: Save As File

    See “Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR)” on page 341. For more information, Windows, Single Print Job: see page 297 Windows, All Print Jobs (Default): see page 298 Macintosh OS 9.x: see page 299 Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3: see page 300 C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 297

    If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Click OK. Next: select where to save the file give the file a name determine the type of the file Click OK. The document “prints.” C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 298

    For more information, see “General Information” on page 296. Click Start → Settings → Printers (Printers and Faxes for XP). Right click on your printer. Click Properties. On the Ports tab, select File: Print to File. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 299

    Font Data: specify downloading fonts to the file. If you are only using PostScript fonts, select None. At Name, enter the desired filename. Specify where you want the file saved (location). Click Save. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 300

    Font Data: specify downloading fonts to the file. If you are only using PostScript fonts, select None. Click Save. At Save as a new name, enter the desired filename. Specify where you want the file saved (location). Click Save. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 301: Toner Saving

    3. Toner Save does not work with applications that allow CMYK printing when using a PostScript driver. 4. Toner Save does not work with applications and operating systems that create print data in CIE color space. NOTES C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 302

    If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 303

    Print quality is reduced when toner saving is used. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 304

    In Feature Sets, select Set 3. At Toner Saving, make your selection. Print quality is reduced when toner saving is used. If the box has a check mark, the feature is ON. If the box is empty, the feature is OFF. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 305: Watermarks

    Your printer can print an element that performs as a watermark. This element is separate from the actual contents of a document. Examples are printing SAMPLE or INTERNAL USE ONLY on copies of document.

  • Page 306

    Click Properties. Click the Job Options tab. Click Watermarks. Click New. Enter the text for your watermark. Select the attributes (font, size, angle) for your watermark. Click OK. The new watermark appears in the Watermark list. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 307

    Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The Job Options tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 308

    Choices are: First page only, Print in background. Click OK. The Job Options tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 309

    The new watermark appears in the Watermark list. Click OK. The Job Options tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 310

    The main Watermark screen appears. Click OK. The Job Options tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 311

    Choices are: First page only, All Pages. Click OK. The Job Options tab screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The main Print screen appears. Change any other settings as desired. Click OK. The document prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 312

    Enter the name of your watermark. Click OK. The new watermark appears in the Watermark list. Create a Watermark Images For more information, see “General Information” on page 305. Create an image file (PICT or EPS) to use as a watermark. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 313

    Select PICT or EPS and select a name from the Watermark list. Select the pages where you want to the watermark to print. Watermarks are centered on the page. First Page only: Select First. All Pages: Select All. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 314

    Click OK. Print the document. Macintosh OS 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 This feature is not available in these operating systems. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 315: Utilities, Overview

    Color Swatch Utility Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) Display Language Utility Network Print Status Utility Network Setup Utility OKI Profile Assistant Print Job Accounting Utility PrintSuperVision PS Gamma Adjuster Utility Storage Device Manager Web Driver Installer C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 316: Accessing, Color Correction Utility

    Network Setup Utility see page 349 PS Gamma Adjuster Utility see page 350 Here is a list of the utilities provided via download. OKI Profile Assistant Print Job Accounting Utility PrintSuperVision Storage Device Manager Web Driver Installer C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 317

    The swatches are used with your software program to select and reproduce color accurately. The swatches represent selected samples of the your printer's color palette and can be used to find the desired colors for your printed documents. See “Color Swatch Utility” on page 337.

  • Page 318

    Network Setup Utility This utility provides an easy way to configure your printer on a network. See the online Network User’s Guide for details on how to use this utility. See “Network Setup Utility” on page 349. Oki Profile Assistant This utility helps you to load and manage color profiles.

  • Page 319

    • Sending users e-mail notification of the URL that permits the downloading of printer driver installation programs for discovered printers. Administrators can use this utility to manage printers and users organized in groups, such as departments or floors. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 320

    Windows Utilities on the CD Load the utilities from the Menu Installer located on the CD supplied with your printer. Download Utilities Download the utilities from the internet, accessed through the Menu Installer on the CD. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 321

    Macintosh OS 9.x Utilities on the CD Insert the CD supplied with your printer into the CD-ROM drive. Double-click the CD icon that appears on the desktop. Open the MAC folder. Click PSDRV → English. Double click the Mac Installer icon.

  • Page 322

    General Information This utility allows you to fine tune the printer’s color settings and save them for future use. The Color Correct Utility is the best choice for working with Microsoft Excel or Word. You can use the Color Correct Utility to: •...

  • Page 323

    Print the Color Adjustment Chart. See page 325. Make the adjustments. Save the adjustments, using a name you select. See page 327. When printing a document, select the name of the saved adjustment settings. See page 332. NOTES C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 324

    Click Next. The Color Correct Utility starts. Installed printer drivers display. You must setup each driver. The Select Setting screen appears. From the list, select the desired setting. Click Sample Print. The Sample Color Chart prints. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 325

    Change the Pallet Color Step 2: Print the Color Adjustment Chart First, you must perform the steps in “Step 1: Print the Sample Color Chart” see page 324. Click Next. The Pallet Color Matching screen appears. cadjust1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 326

    The Color Adjustment Chart prints. Fig5-17.jpg Compare the printed Color Adjustment Chart to the Pallet Color Matching screen. If the printed colors do not match the screen, perform an adjustment. You cannot adjust colors marked with an X. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 327

    When making the adjustments, you are obtaining the best possible match between the values for Hue and Brightness on your Sample Color Chart and the Pallet Color Matching screen. 10. On the Pallet Color Matching screen, click the color you want to adjust. cadjust1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 328

    12. Use the Sample Color Chart. Find the color you want to adjust. Locate the desired color within the identified available ranges (values) from Step 10. Find the values for both Hue (X) and Brightness (Y) C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 329

    The Enter Adjustment Value screen appears. View the pull down menus for the Hue (X) and Brightness (Y) values. Adjust the values for Hue and Brightness to match the values from Step 11. cadjust1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

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    14. Click OK. 15. The Pallet Color Matching screen appears. cadjust1.jpg C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 331

    18. If you have another color you want to adjust, repeat 10 through 16. 19. When you have finished adjusting all desired colors, click Next. 20. Enter the setting name. Remember the name for future use. 21. Click Save. 22. Click OK. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 332

    Windows XP: Click Properties. Click Advanced. Windows 2000: go to the next step. On the Color tab, under Color Mode, under User Setting, select the Color Matching name you created using the Color Correct Utility Click OK. Print the document. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 333

    Click Next. The Color Correct Utility starts. The installed printer drivers display. You must setup the Color Correct Utility for each driver. In the list box, select the mode. Click Next. NOTES C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 334

    M (Magenta) 100% magenta The Gamma slide bar adjusts total brightness. The Hue/Brightness slide bar adjusts output color. Use the printer color buttons to switch to a different color. Brightness For Brighter color, slide the Gamma bar to the left.

  • Page 335

    Color Correct Utility reloads the created Color Matching names. Make sure that the Color Matching names appear in the [Setting Selection]. Click Complete. 18. Click Complete to exit the Color Correct Utility. 19. When printing a document, select the setting name. C6100 Series User’s Guide NOTE...

  • Page 336

    When you update or reinstall a printer driver, the Color Correct Utility reloads the created Color Matching names. Make sure that the Color Matching names appear in the [Setting Selection]. Click End. Click OK. Print the document. NOTE C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 337: Color Swatch Utility

    Consider the displayed color as a reference. • The printer may not be able to print the exact color that you desire. • Your software may not be able to match colors using the swatch information.

  • Page 338

    Consider the displayed color as a reference. • The printer may not be able to print the exact color that you desire. Install the utility from the CD using the Menu Installer (Windows).

  • Page 339

    The numbers under each block specify the amounts of the primary colors—red (R), green (G), and blue (B)—that mix to form each particular shade. The amounts are given as a numerical value between 0 and 255. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 340

    Consider the displayed color as a reference. The printer may not be able to print the exact color that you desire. If you don't find your desired color, you can create or customize colors: Select Custom Swatch from the File menu.

  • Page 341: Direct Network Printing Utility (lpr)

    General Information The Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) allows you to print directly to a printer on the network without a print server. It creates a Printer Port, and installs a pop-up status box so you can monitor printer status.

  • Page 342

    Direct Network Printing Utility (LPR) status (empty, connecting, sending, paused, checking status, not connected) • Finish Number of completed jobs. • Queue Number of jobs waiting to be printed. Additional Information For help, click on HELP in the program. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 343

    Load this program from the Menu Installer located on the CD. Follow the onscreen instructions to change the language of the messages on the front panel. Additional Information For help, click on HELP in the program. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 344: Network Printer Status Utility

    • Available on TCP/IP network connection only. The Network Printer Status utility is available if your administrator has installed it. If the utility is installed, the printer driver Properties dialog box changes. • a new Status tab is added. • an Option button is added to the Device Option tab.

  • Page 345

    Insert the Drivers, Color, and Network Utilities disk into the CD-ROM drive. If CD does not AutoPlay, click Start → Run → Browse. Browse to your CD-ROM. Double-click Install.exe. Click Click Network Software → Administration Tools → Network Printer Status. Follow the on-screen instructions. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 346

    Using Click Start → Settings → Printers. Right-click the Sharp Printer icon. Click Properties. Click on the STATUS tab. Click the UPDATE button to see device settings. The following screen displays: NetStatus2K.tif C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 347

    If the Automatic Status Check box is checked, this utility “pings” the printer every time you open the Printer Properties dialog in the printer driver. This severely slows opening Printer Properties. C6100 Series User’s Guide Paper Type, weight Installed/not installed RAM size and % used;...

  • Page 348

    Click the WEB SETTING button. The following screen displays: NetStatusK.tif Click on the items listed on the left to see: • Network Summary • Login for Administrators • Job Login • Printer Menu To see real-time printer status, click the UPDATE STATUS button. C6100 Series User’s Guide...

  • Page 349

    General Information This utility provides an easy way to configure your printer on a network. How to Install Load this program from the Menu Installer located on the CD. Additional Information See the online Network User’s Guide for details on how to use this utility.

  • Page 350: Ps Gamma Adjuster Utility

    Mac OS 10.1 or above. It only works with CMYK. The PS Gamma Adjuster Utility allows you to customize the CMYK data curves used with your printer driver. Once you have created the customized curve in the utility, you must save the curve (new PPD).

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