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SP 5100N
User's Guide
Read this manual carefully before you use this machine and keep it handy for future reference. For safe and correct use, please be sure to read the
Safety Information in this manual before using the machine.

Summary of Contents

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    SP 5100N User’s Guide Read this manual carefully before you use this machine and keep it handy for future reference. For safe and correct use, please be sure to read the Safety Information in this manual before using the machine.

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    Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice. In no event will the company be liable for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential dam- ages as a result of handling or operating the machine. Copyright © 2007. • Centronics is a trademark of Centronics Data Computer Corporation. •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Printing a demo page ... 2.7 Changing the display language ... 2.7 Using toner save mode ... 2.7 3. Software overview Supplied software ... 3.1 Printer driver features ... 3.2 System requirements ... 3.2 4. Network setup Introduction ... 4.1 Supported operating systems ... 4.2 Configuring TCP/IP ...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Common Windows problems ... 9.13 Common PostScript problems ... 9.13 Common Macintosh problems ... 9.14 10. Installing accessories Precautions when installing accessories ... 10.1 Installing a dual in-line memory module (DIMM) ... 10.1 Using the hard disk ... 10.3 11.Specifications Printer specifications ... 11.1...

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    Safety Information When using this machine, the following safety precautions should always be followed. Safety During Operation In this manual, the following important symbols are used: WARNING: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if instructions are not followed, could result in death or serious injury.

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    CAUTION: • Protect the machine from dampness or wet weather, such as rain and snow. • Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet before you move the machine. While moving the machine, you should take care that the power cord will not be damaged under the machine. •...

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    This printer contains advanced energy conservation technology that reduces power consumption when it is not in active use. CAUTION at the positions When the printer does not receive data for an extended period of time, power consumption is automatically lowered. Recycling User Information on Electrical &...

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    Note to users in the United States of America Notice: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 9: Special Features

    • Selecting a location Special features Your new printer is equipped with several special features that improve the print quality. You can: Print with excellent quality and high speed • You can print up to 1200 x 1200 dpi effective output.

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    • You can use various print features, such as storing a job in the hard disk, proofing a job, and printing private documents. • You can manage the print jobs in the print queue of the printer hard disk. For details, see page 10.3.

  • Page 11: Printer Overview

    Printer overview Front view * The figure above shows an SP 5100N with all available options. output tray control panel control board cover tray 1 optional tray 2 optional tray 3 optional tray 4 Rear view handle paper level indicator...

  • Page 12: Finding More Information

    Stop: Stops an operation at any time. Status: Indicates the status of your printer. See page 9.6. Finding more information You can find information for setting up and using your printer from the following resources, either printed or onscreen. Quick Install...

  • Page 13: Selecting A Location

    The area should be well-ventilated and away from direct sunlight or sources of heat, cold, and humidity. Do not set the printer close to the edge of your desk or table. Clearance space Front: 482.6 mm (enough...

  • Page 14: Using Control Panel Menus

    2.2. Accessing control panel menus You can control your printer from the printer’s control panel. You can also set the control panel menus while printing. Press Menu until the menu you want appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK.

  • Page 15: Menu Overview

    Menu overview The control panel menus are used to configure the printer. The control panel provides access to the foling menus. The menus in the colored characters appear only when the optional items are installed. 0.Job Manage. (See page 10.5.)

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    2. Layout menu Use the 2. Layout menu to define all settings relating to output. Item Explanation Orientation Values: Portrait, Landscape Choose the default orientation of the print image on the page. Portrait Simplex Values: Top Margin: 0, Left Margin: 0 Margin Set the margin of print meterials for one-sided printing.

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    When you select any other value except Auto from Paper Source and the selected tray is empty, you can set the printer automatically to print from other trays. If this menu item is set to Off, the default LED lights red and the printer doesn’t work until you insert...

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    System Setup menu Use the 5. System Setup menu to configure a variety of printer features. Item Explanation Date & Time See page 10.5 and 10.6. Form Menu Note Select Form • This menu item is available when the optional hard disk is installed.

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    Emulation menu Use the 6. Emulation menu to configure printer language emulation. Item Explanation Emulation Values: Auto, PCL, PostScript, HEXDUMP, PS3 Type The printer language defines how the computer communicates with the printer. If you select Auto, your printer can change the printer language automatically.

  • Page 20: Printing A Demo Page, Changing The Display Language, Using Toner Save Mode

    Press Toner Save on the control panel. The printer must be in Standby mode; the Status LED lights green and Ready is shown on the display. • If the button backlight is on, the mode is enabled and the printer uses less toner to print a page.

  • Page 21: Supplied Software

    Printer driver features • System requirements Supplied software You must install the printer software using the supplied CD after you have set up your printer and connected it to your computer. The CD provides you with the following software: Contents Windows •...

  • Page 22: Printer Driver Features, System Requirements

    • Paper source selection • Paper size, orientation and media type • Number of copies In addition, you can use various special printing features. The following table shows a general overview of features supported by your printer drivers: PCL 6 Feature...

  • Page 23: Introduction

    Once you have connected your printer to a network with an RJ-45 Ethernet cable, you can share the printer with other network users. You need to set up the network protocols on the printer to use it as your network printer. Protocols can be set up by the following two methods: Via network administration programs You can configure your printer’s print server settings and manage the...

  • Page 24: Supported Operating Systems, Configuring Tcp/ip, Configuring Ethertalk

    • BOOTP: Bootstrap Protocol Configuring TCP/IP Your printer can be set up with a variety of TCP/IP network information, such as an IP address, a subnet mask, a gateway, and DNS addresses. There are several ways in which your printer can be assigned a TCP/IP address, depending on your network.

  • Page 25: Setting Ethernet Speed, Restoring The Network Configuration, Printing A Network Configuration Page

    Press the Scroll buttons until Clear Setting appears and press Press OK when Yes appears to restore the network configuration. Power the printer off and back on. Printing a network configuration page The network configuration page shows how the network interface card on your printer is configured.

  • Page 26: Selecting Print Media

    Loading print media This chapter will help you understand types of paper you can use with your printer and how to properly load paper in the different paper trays for the best print quality. This chapter includes: • Selecting print media •...

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    Supported sizes of paper Type Size Plain paper Letter Legal Folio Oficio JIS B5 ISO B5 Executive Envelope Envelope B5 Envelope Monarch Envelope COM-10 Envelope DL Envelope C5 Envelope C6 Transparency Letter, A4 Labels Letter, Legal, Folio, Oficio, A4, JIS B5, ISO B5, Executive, A5, A6 Card stock...

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    - Carbonless paper and Tracing paper. • Use of these types of paper could result in paper jams, chemical smells, and damage to your printer. • Store print media in its ream wrapper until you are ready to use it.

  • Page 29: Loading Paper

    Exposed adhesive can also cause damage to printer components. • Do not run a sheet of labels through the printer more than once. The adhesive backing is designed for only a single pass through the printer.

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    Using the standard tray or the optional trays Load the print media you use for the majority of your print jobs in the standard tray. The standard tray can hold a maximum of 500 sheets of 75 g/m (20 lb) paper. To load paper, pull open the tray and load paper with the side to be printed on face down.

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    • Transparencies: Print side up and the top with the adhesive strip entering the printer first. • Labels: Print side up and the top short edge entering the printer first. • Preprinted paper: Design side up and the top edge entering the printer first.

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    The printer picks up the print media and prints. After one page is printed, the message appears again. Note • If you do not press the button, after a pause the printer will automatically pick the print media. Insert the next sheet into the multi-purpose tray and press OK.

  • Page 33: Selecting An Output Location

    The printer has two output locations; the rear cover (face up) and the output tray (face down). The printer sends output to the output tray by default. To use the output tray, make sure that the rear cover is closed.

  • Page 34: Printing A Document, Canceling A Print Job

    (Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003). Note • You can access this window simply by double-clicking the printer icon at the bottom right corner of the Windows desktop. You can also cancel the current job by pressing Stop on the control panel of your printer.

  • Page 35: Toner Cartridges, Accessories

    10,000 pages High yield 20,000 pages a. Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752. Accessories You can purchase and install accessories to enhance your printer’s performance and capacity. The following accessories are available for your printer: Accessory Optional Tray...

  • Page 36: Printing Information Pages, Cleaning The Printer

    Cleaning the outside of the printer Clean the cabinet of the printer with a soft, lint-free cloth. You can dampen the cloth slightly with water, but be careful not to let any water drip onto or into the printer.

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    Note • While cleaning the inside of the printer, be careful not to touch the transfer roller, located underneath the toner cartridge. Oil from your fingers can cause print quality problems.

  • Page 38: Maintaining The Toner Cartridge

    This process will produce a page with toner debris, which should be discarded. Make sure that the printer is turned on with paper loaded in the tray. Press Menu until System Setup appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK.

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    Open the top cover. Pull the toner cartridge out. Caution • Avoid reaching too far into the printer. The fusing area may be hot. Notes • To prevent damage to the toner cartridge, do not expose it to light for more than a few minutes.

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    Tabs on the sides of the cartridge and corresponding grooves within the printer will guide the cartridge into the correct position until it locks into place completely. Close the top cover. Make sure that the cover is securely closed.

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    Tabs on the sides of the cartridge and corresponding grooves within the printer will guide the cartridge into the correct position until it locks into place completely. Close the top cover. Make sure that the cover is securely closed.

  • Page 42: Maintenance Parts

    Maintenance parts To avoid print quality and paper feed problems resulting from worn parts and to maintain your printer in top working condition, the following items will need to be replaced when the specified number of pages have been printed or when the life span of each item has expired.

  • Page 43: Clearing Paper Jams

    Common PostScript problems Clearing paper jams Note • When removing paper that is jammed in the printer, if possible always pull the paper in the direction that it normally moves so as not to damage internal components. Always pull firmly and evenly;...

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    If the paper does not move when you pull, or if you do not see the paper in this area, check the fuser area around the toner cartridge. See page 9.3. Insert the tray 1 into the printer until it snaps into place. Printing automatically resumes. In the optional tray Pull the optional tray open.

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    In the multi-purpose tray If the paper is not feeding properly, pull the paper out of the printer. Open and close the top cover to resume printing. Around the toner cartridge Note • The fuser area is hot. Take care when removing paper from the printer.

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    Duplex jam 0 Pull the duplex unit out of the printer. “ ” labelled parts Locate the jammed paper and remove it. Insert the duplex unit into the slot. Open and close the top cover. The printer will resume printing. <Troubleshooting>...

  • Page 47: Troubleshooting Checklist

    • Do not overload the tray. Ensure that the paper level is below the paper capacity mark on the inside wall of the tray. • Do not remove paper from the tray while your printer is printing. • Flex, fan, and straighten paper before loading.

  • Page 48: Understanding The Status Led, Understanding Display Messages

    Understanding display messages Messages appear on the Status Monitor program window or the control panel display to indicate the printer’s status or errors. Refer to the tables below to understand the messages’ meaning and correct the problem if necessary. Messages and their meanings are listed in alphabetical order.

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    9.2. optional tray. The printer is Complete your printing jobs. printing. The printer is on-line Use your printer. and ready to print. The LSU (Laser Please wait a few Scanning Unit) in minutes. your printer is checking some problems detected.

  • Page 50: Toner Cartridge-related Messages

    Take out the toner cartridge and thoroughly shake it. By doing this, you can temporarily reestablish printing operations. You can select either Stop or Continue. If you do not select any, the printer will work as Stop is selected. If you select Stop, you cannot print until the genuine cartridge is installed. However, you can still print any kind of reports.

  • Page 51: Printer Specifications, Solving General Printing Problems

    Solving general printing problems For problems with the operation of your printer, refer to the table for suggested solutions. Condition Possible cause Suggested solutions The printer The printer is not Check the power cord does not receiving power. connections. Check the power print.

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    Illustrator. 9.10 <Troubleshooting> Suggested solutions Disconnect and reconnect the printer cable. Try a print job that you have already printed successfully. If possible, attach the cable and printer to another computer and try a print job that you know works. Finally, try a new printer cable.

  • Page 53: Solving Print Quality Problems

    Solving print quality problems Dirt inside of the printer or improper paper loading may reduce print quality. See the table below to troubleshoot problems. Condition Suggested solutions Light or faded If a vertical white streak or faded area appears print on the page: •...

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    AaBbC c toner cartridge. See page 8.5. AaBbC c • Parts of the printer may have toner on them. If AaBbC c the defects occur on the back of the page, the problem will likely correct itself after a few more pages.

  • Page 55: Common Windows Problems, Common Postscript Problems

    • The toner cartridge may be defective. Install a AaBbCc new toner cartridge. See page 8.5. AaBbCc • If the problem persists, the printer may require AaBbCc repair. Contact a service representative. Curl If the printed paper is curled or paper does not feed into the printer: •...

  • Page 56: Common Macintosh Problems

    Installed. (tray 3 or tray When print a The resolution Make sure that the resolution document in setting in the setting in your printer driver Macintosh with printer driver matches that in Acrobat Acrobat Reader may not be Reader. 6.0 or higher,...

  • Page 57: Precautions When Installing Accessories, Installing A Dual In-line Memory Module (dimm)

    Your printer has a dual in-line memory module (DIMM) slot. Use this DIMM slot to install additional memory. Your printer has 128 MB of memory which can be expanded to 512 MB. For information about ordering optional DIMMs, see page 7.1.

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    Setting the memory in the PostScript printer properties After installing the DIMM, you need to select it in the printer properties of the PostScript printer driver to enable its use. Make sure that the PostScript printer driver is installed on your computer.

  • Page 59: Using The Hard Disk

    Removing a DIMM To expand the printer memory to 512 MB, you need to remove the preinstalled 128 MB DIMM and install two 256 MB DIMMs into the DIMM slots. Push the latches at both ends of the DIMM slot away to remove the DIMM and pull out the DIMM.

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    See page 8.1. Setting the hard disk in the printer properties After installing the hard disk, you need to select it in the printer properties to enable its use. Take the following steps: Click the Windows Start menu.

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    After installing the optional hard disk, you can use advanced printing features, such as storing or spooling a print job to the hard disk, proofing a job, and specifying of printing a private job in the printer properties window. Once you have stored files in the hard disk, you can easily print or delete the stored files using the control panel of your printer.

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    All of the print jobs waiting to be printed are listed in the Active Job Queue in the order you sent them to the printer. You can delete a job from the queue before printing, or promote a job to print sooner.

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    10.7 <Installing accessories>...

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    Specifications Printer specifications Item Specifications and Description Printing speed Up to 43 ppm in A4 (45 ppm in Letter) Duplex: 29 ipm (A4); 30 ipm (Letter) Resolution Up to 1200 x 1200 dpi Warm-up time Less than 45 seconds First print out 8.5 seconds (From Ready)

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    NDEX accessories installing DIMM 10.1 hard disk 10.3 cleaning drum 8.3 inside 8.1 outside 8.1 cleaning sheet, print 8.3 component location 1.3 control panel buttons 1.4 menus 2.1 status LED 9.6 demo page, print 2.7 DIMM, install 10.1 display language, change control panel 2.7 display messages 9.6 drum, clean 8.3...

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    5.3 specification, printer 11.1 status LED, meaning 9.6 supplies checking life 8.4 system requirements Macintosh 3.2 Windows 3.2 toner cartridge checkig remaining toner 8.4 cleaning 8.3 maintaining 8.3 redistributing 8.4 replacing 8.5, 8.7 toner save mode, use 2.7 troubleshooting 9.1...

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    Software section...

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    OFTWARE SECTION ONTENTS NSTALLING Chapter 1: Installing Printer Software ... 4 Installing Software for Local Printing ... 4 Installing Software for Network Printing ... 7 Changing the Software Language ... 10 Reinstalling Printer Software ... 10 Removing Printer Software ... 11...

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    Setting Up a Host Computer ... 25 Setting Up a Client Computer ... 25 SING TILITY Chapter 7: Using Printer Settings Utility ... 26 Using Onscreen Help ... 26 Opening the Troubleshooting Guide ... 26 Changing the Status Monitor Program Settings ... 26 CRIPT...

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    SING RINTER WITH A Chapter 8: Installing Software for Macintosh ... 27 Setting Up the Printer ... 28 For a Network-connected Macintosh ... 28 For a USB-connected Macintosh ... 28 Printing ... 29 Printing a Document ... 29 Changing Printer Settings ... 29 Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet of Paper ...

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    Installing Software for Local Printing A local printer is a printer directly attached to your computer using the printer cable supplied with your printer, such as a USB or parallel cable. If your printer is attached to a network, skip this step and go to “Installing Software for Network Printing”...

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    • After connecting the printer, click Next. • If you don’t want to connect the printer at this time, click Next, and No on the following screen. Then the installation will start and a test page will not be printed at the end of the installation.

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    • After connecting the printer, click Next. • If you don’t want to connect the printer at this time, click Next, and No on the following screen. Then the installation will start and a test page will not be printed at the end of the installation.

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    Click Finish. Installing Software for Network Printing When you connect your printer to a network, you must first configure the TCP/IP settings for the printer. After you have assigned and verified the TCP/IP settings, you are ready to install the software on each computer on the network.

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    Select the printer you want to install from the list and then click Next. • If you do not see your printer on the list, click Update to refresh the list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your printer to the network. To add the printer to the network, enter the port name and the IP address for the printer.

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    Select the printer you want to install from the list and then click Next. • If you do not see your printer on the list, click Update to refresh the list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your printer to the network. To add the printer to the network, enter the port name and the IP address for the printer.

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    Select the printer you want to install from the list and then click Next. • If you do not see your printer on the list, click Update to refresh the list, or select Add TCP/IP Port to add your printer to the network. To add the printer to the network, enter the port name and the IP address for the printer.

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    Select the components you want to remove and then click Next. When your computer asks you to confirm your selection, click Yes. The selected driver and all of its components are removed from your computer. After the software is removed, click Finish. Installing Printer Software in Windows...

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    Please refer to the OS Compatibility section of Printer Specifications in your Printer User’s Guide. • If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can check the supplied CD-ROM. The following procedure describes the general steps required for printing from various Windows applications.

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    Printer Settings You can use the printer properties window, which allows you to access all of the printer options you need when using your printer. When the printer properties are displayed, you can review and change the settings needed for your print job.

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    Cotton: 20 lb to 24 lb (75~90 g/m2) cotton paper such as Gilbert 25 % and Gilbert 100 %. Plain Paper: Normal plain paper. Select this type if your printer is monochrome and printing on the 16 lb (60 g/m2) cotton paper.

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    • On: Select this option to allow the printer to use less toner on each page. • Off: If you don’t need to save toner when printing a document, select this option.

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    ID, job name before printing the document. When several users send a print job to the printer, this option allows you to easily find your printing from the output tray. Some printers do not support this feature.

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    To use a saved setting, select the item from the Favorites drop down list. The printer is now set to print according to the Favorites setting you selected. To delete a Favorites item, select it from the list and click Delete.

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    User’s Guide may differ depending on the printer in use. However the composition of the printer properties window is similar. • If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can check the supplied CD-ROM. This chapter includes: •...

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    Printing Booklets This printer feature allows you to print your document on both sides of the paper and arranges the pages so that the paper can be folded in half after printing to produce a booklet.

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    Click OK and print the document. : If your printer does not have a duplex unit, you should complete the printing job manually. The printer prints every other page of the document first. After printing the first side of your job, the Printing Tip window appears.

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    “DRAFT” or “CONFIDENTIAL” printed diagonally across the first page or all pages of a document. There are several predefined watermarks that come with the printer, and they can be modified, or you can add new ones to the list. Using an Existing Watermark To change the print settings from your software application, access printer properties.

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    Regards WORLD BEST print a letter with your company’s letterhead, you do not need to load preprinted letterhead paper in the printer. You need only tell the printer to print the letterhead overlay on your document. Creating a New Page Overlay To use a page overlay, you must create a new page overlay containing your logo or image.

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    CD-ROM to print a document. PPDs, in combination with the PostScript driver, access printer features and allow the computer to communicate with the printer. An installation program for the PPDs is provided on the supplied software CD-ROM. This chapter includes:...

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    Overview Direct Print Utility Direct Print Utility is a program that sends a PDF file directly to your printer without having to open the file. It sends data through the Windows spooler using the port of the printer driver. It only supports PDF format.

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    Please refer to the OS Compatibility section of Printer Specifications in your Printer User’s Guide. • If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can check the supplied CD-ROM. Setting Up a Host Computer Start Windows.

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    Printer Specifications in your Printer User’s Guide. - Internet Explorer version 5.0 or higher for flash animation in HTML Help. • If you need to know the exact name of your printer, you can check the supplied CD-ROM. Using Printer Settings Utility Using the Printer Settings Utility, you can configure and check print settings.

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    Double-click the MAC_Printer folder. For Mac OS 8.6~9.2, double-click the LBP Installer Classic icon. For Mac OS 10.1 or higher, double-click the LBP Installer OSX icon. Click Continue. Click Install. After the installation is finished, click Quit. Using Your Printer with a Macintosh...

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    Click Add. If Auto Select does not work properly, select in Printer Model and your printer name in Model Name. Your machine appears on the Printer List and is set as the default printer. For a USB-connected Macintosh Mac OS 10.1 or higher Follow the instructions on “Installing Software for...

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    • You can check your printer name in the supplied CD- ROM. Printing a Document When you print with a Macintosh, you need to check the printer software setting in each application you use. Follow these steps to print from a Macintosh.

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    Allows you to select general print order compare to duplex print order. Fit to Page This printer feature allows you to scale your print job to any selected paper size regardless of the digital document size. This can be useful when you want to check fine details on a small document.

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    ▲ Mac OS 10.3 Select a binding orientation from Two Sided Printing option. Click Print and the printer prints on both sides of the paper. If you have selected duplex printing and then try to print multiple copies of a document, the printer may not print the document in the way you want.

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    Windows 4 language, change 10 Layout properties, set Macintosh 29 Windows 13 Macintosh driver install 27 printing 29 setting up the printer 28 n-up printing Macintosh 30 Windows 18 orientation, print Windows 13 overlay create 22 delete 22 print 22...

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    uninstall, software Windows 11 watermark create 21 delete 21 edit 21 print 21...

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    Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice. In no event will the company be liable for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages as a result of handling or operating the machine. Copyright © 2007. • Microsoft, Windows, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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    Introduction ... 1.1 Supported network environments ... 1.1 Network Printer Card ... 1.1 System requirements ... 1.1 Connecting your Network Printer Card ... 1.1 2. Programs supplied on CD System requirements ... 2.1 Installing software ... 2.1 Uninstalling software ... 2.1 IP address setup ...

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    7. Appendix Specifications ... 7.1 OpenSSL Statements ... 7.1 OpenSSL License ... 7.1 NDEX...

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    Getting started Introduction The Network Printer Card allows you to connect your printer directly to a network to share the printer among multiple users. The printer functions as a network print server supporting various network environments, such as Windows 98/Me/NT/ 2000/XP/2003, UNIX, and Macintosh 8.6 or higher.

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    Programs supplied on The CD-ROM supplied with your printer card provides you with: • SetIP: A utility program allowing you to select a network printer card and manually configure the addresses for use with the TCP/IP protocol. System requirements To install SetIP, the following are required: •...

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    You can set your print server’s IP address via the following methods: • Printer control panel: If your printer has a control panel and the network configuration menu, you can set the IP address directly from the printer. Refer to your printer user’s guide.

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    Browse to the required Windows XP driver on the CDROM and select [OK]. : The driver will be found in the Printer folder on the CD Select [Next], and select [Next] again and the printer driver will be loaded onto the workstation.

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    Browse to the required Windows 2000 driver on the CDROM and select [OK]. : The driver will be found in the Printer folder on the CD Select [Next], and select [Next] again and the printer driver will be loaded onto the workstation.

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    Note : lp must be entered regardless of the name of the printer or print queue. lp is the name of the remote printer/ server on the printer. This name does not change. Select [OK].

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    You are using HTTP when you connect your network printer via a web browser. The Network Printer Card has a built-in web server, Web Image Monitor SP 5100N.

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    For printer devices, DNS may be utilised for printer domain name registration, so that print server clients may refer to the printer by its host name rather than by its IP address. Even though a printer’s IP address is changed, all clients can operate this printer without reconfiguration.

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    DHCP. Reboot the print server. The WINS server will update the printer's NetBIOS name in its database. Users can use the printer name instead of its IP address. In the network print server Configure the WINS server address through Web Image Monitor SP 5100N.

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    Printing protocols Before setting the network printing ports, you must install the printer driver with the local port (LPT) on the system. Refer to your printer user’s guide. Standard TCP/IP port You can print your documents to your network printer by creating a Standard TCP/IP port.

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    Enter the IP address or DNS name of the printer and the name of a user-defined print queue. Click OK. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete installation. In Windows 2000/XP/2003 To add an LPR port to Windows 2000/XP/2003, users must install a Standard TCP/IP port by default, then change the printing protocol in the printer properties.

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    : Before following the steps below, each printer user should install the printer driver. If the printer driver is not already installed on the computer, install the printer driver that came with the printer. Select the local port (LPT) when you install the driver.

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    Select Network Settings IP filtering. Configure an IP filter. • IP Filtering: You can enable or disable IP filtering. • IP Address1 ~ Address10: You can enter filtered IP addresses. Users having the IP addresses set here are able to access the network print server. Click Apply.

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    The following steps must be taken to configure the network printer for use on a Macintosh system. If the network printer you want to use is not listed in the printer pop-up menu when you try to print a document, you should add it to your list of available printers.

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    (such as LPD/LPR, IPP, or Socket or Jet Direct) to make itself accessible to your computer. If the IP printer you want to use is not listed when you want to print, you can add it to your list of available printers.

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    [Information] tab. Click [Print Information] in the left frame. Printing Reports Use these instructions to print the printer’s reports or to send a test print file to the SP 5100N. To print reports, perform these steps: Enable SP 5100N (see “Enabling Internet Services”).

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    Upgrading Firmware Firmware upgrades may supplied on a CD or as a download from the internet. Use these instructions to install firmware upgrades in the SP 5100N. To upgrade the firmware, perform these steps: Enable SP 5100N (see “Enabling Internet Services”). At the SP 5100N Home Page for the SP 5100N, click [Maintenance] tab.

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    Appendix Specifications Items Specifications Supported • Windows: 98, NT, ME, 2000, XP, 2003 networks • Unix: AT&T system V (Rel 4.2), BSD4.3, HP- UX (Rel 9.x & Rel 10.x), SCO 5.x, SUNOS 5.5, Sparc or Solaris 2.5. • Macintosh: Macintosh 8.6 ~ 9.2, 10.1 ~ 10.3, or higher Protocol TCP/IP, LPD (LPR), IPP, EtherTalk, Bonjour.

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    Appendix...

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    IPP port 4.5 LEDs 1.1 LPR port 4.4 Network administration software, install 2.1 Network environments, supported 1.1 Network Printer Card 1.1 Network Printer Card, install 1.1 Networked Printers 3.1 Test Print 3.3 Workstation Setup 3.1 Printer Status 6.1 Printing Reports 6.1 SetIP 2.1...

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