SCX-3200 Series Multi-Functional Mono Printer User’s Guide imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing a Samsung product.
This user’s guide is provided for information purposes only. All information included herein is subject to change without notice. Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages, arising from or related to use of this user’s guide.
safety information These warnings and precautions are included to prevent injury to you and others, and to prevent any potential damage to your machine. Be sure to read and understand all of these instructions before using the machine. Use common sense for operating any electrical appliance and whenever using your machine. Also, follow all warnings and instructions marked on the machine and in the accompanying literature.
If the machine gets overheated, it releases smoke, makes strange noises, or generates an odd odor, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine. ► This could result in electric shock or fire. Caution During an electrical storm or for a period of non-operation, remove the power plug from the electrical outlet.
INSTALLATION / MOVING Warning Do not place the machine in an area with dust, humidity or water leaks. ► This could result in electric shock or fire. Caution Before moving the machine, turn the power off and disconnect all cords. Then lift the machine: •...
► Otherwise, this could result in electric shock or fire. Do not remove any covers or guards that are fastened with screws. ► The machine should only be repaired by a Samsung service technician. SUPPLY USAGE Caution Do not disassemble the toner cartridge.
During normal operation, this machine produces ozone. The ozone produced does not present a hazard to the operator. However, it is advisable that the machine be operated in a well ventilated area. If you need additional information about ozone, contact your local Samsung dealer. Regulatory information_ 7...
POWER SAVE This printer contains advanced energy conservation technology that reduces power consumption when it is not in active use. When the printer does not receive data for an extended period of time, power consumption is automatically lowered. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks. For more information on the ENERGY STAR program see http://www.energystar.gov.
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or experienced radio TV technician for help. Change or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
SCX-3200 Series: Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC), EMC Directive (2004/108/EC) SCX-3205W(K): R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC) The declaration of conformity may be consulted at www.samsung.com/printer, go to Support > Download center and enter your printer (MFP) name to browse the EuDoC. January 1, 1995: Council Directive 2006/95/EC Approximation of the laws of the member states related to low voltage equipment.
PBXs of the European countries: In the event of problems, you should contact the Euro QA Lab of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in the first instance. The product has been tested against TBR21. To assist in the use and application of terminal equipment which complies with this standard, the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) has issued an advisory document (EG 201 121) which contains notes and additional requirements to ensure network compatibility of TBR21 terminals.
In environments where the risk of interference to other devices or services is harmful or perceived as harmful, the option to use a wireless device may be restricted or eliminated. Airports, Hospitals, and Oxygen or flammable gas laden atmospheres are limited examples where use of wireless devices may be restricted or eliminated.
3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement: "This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (email@example.com)" The word 'cryptographic' can be left out if the routines from the library being used are not cryptographic related. 4.
CHINA ONLY Regulatory information_ 14...
about this user’s guide This user’s guide provides information about basic understanding of the machine as well as detailed explanation on each step during actual usage. It is a valuable resource for both novice and professional users for the proper installation and use of the machine.
This help provides you with information about the printer driver and instructions for setting up the options for printing (See "Using help" on page 56). Samsung website If you have Internet access, you can get help, support, machine drivers, manuals, and order information from the Samsung website, www.samsung.com/printer. Downloadable You can download useful software programs from the Samsung website.
features of your new product Your new machine is equipped with a number of special features that improve the quality of the documents you print. SPECIAL FEATURES Print with excellent quality and speed • You can print with a resolution of up to 1200 x 1200 dpi effective output.
SyncThru™ Web Service a. Depending on your country, wireless LAN card may not be available. For some counties, only 802.11 b/g can be applied. Contact your local Samsung dealer or the retailer where you bought your machine. (●: Included, Blank: Not included)
introduction This chapter gives you an overview of your machine: This chapter includes: • Machine overview • Control panel overview MACHINE OVERVIEW Front view This illustration may differ from your machine depending on its model. Scanner lid Scanner glass Control panel Output tray (face down) Output support •...
Rear view This illustration may differ from your machine depending on its model. USB port Power cord receptacle Network port a. SCX-3205W(K) only Introduction_ 20...
CONTROL PANEL OVERVIEW This control panel may differ from your machine depending on its model. Allows you to turn the power on or off (See "Power button" on page 23). Power ( Eco Print Turn the Eco mode on or off (See "Eco Print button" on page 22). Scan to Sends scanned data (See "Scanning originals and sending to your computer (Scan to PC)"...
Samsung cannot guarantee a non-genuine Samsung toner cartridge's quality. Service or repair required as a result of using non-genuine Samsung toner cartridges will not be covered under the machine warranty. All printing errors will appear in the Smart Panel program window. If the problem persists, contact a service representative.
Stop/Clear button By pressing Stop/Clear button, you can do the following functions. FUNCTION DESCRIPTION Printing a configuration In ready mode, press and hold this button report long enough (about two seconds) until the Status LED blinks slowly, and release the button (See "To print a configuration report"...
If you are a Windows or Macintosh OS user, install the software from the supplied CD and if you are a Linux OS user, download the software from the Samsung website (www.samsung.com/printer) and install. Machine software is occasionally updated for reasons like the release of new operating system and etc.
This program is the accompanying Windows-based software for your multifunctional machine. • Samsung Scan and Fax Manager: You can find out about Samsung Scan and Fax Manager program information and installed scan driver's condition. • Printer Settings Utility: This program allows you to set up printer’s other options from your computer.
REQUIREMENTS (RECOMMENDED) OPERATING SYSTEM Mac OS X • Intel® 512 MB (1 GB) 10.5 Processors • 867 MHz or faster Power PC G4/ G5 Mac OS X • Intel® 1 GB (2 GB) 10.6 Processors Linux ITEM REQUIREMENTS Operating RedHat® Enterprise Linux WS 4, 5 (32/64 bit) system Fedora 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (32/64 bit) SuSE Linux 10.0, 10.1 (32 bit)
7. If the test page prints out correctly, click Yes. If not, click No to reprint it. 8. If you want to register your machine on Samsung web site, click On-line Registration. If your machine is not connected yet to the network or computer, click How to connect?.
Click Continue. When the uninstall is done, click Quit. Linux You need to download Linux software packages from the Samsung website to install the printer software. Follow the steps below to install the software. Installing the Unified Linux Driver 1.
SHARING YOUR MACHINE LOCALLY Follow the steps below to set up computers to share your machine locally. If the Host computer is directly connected to the machine by a USB cable and is also connected to the local network environment, the client computer connected to the local network can use the shared machine through the host computer to print.
Depending on your country, wireless LAN card may not be available. For some counties, only 802.11 b/g can be applied. Contact your local Samsung dealer or the retailer where you bought your machine. INTRODUCING USEFUL NETWORK PROGRAMS There are several programs available to setup the network settings easily in network environment.
Starting the program 1. Connect your machine to the network with a network cable. 2. Turn on the machine. 3. From the Windows Start menu, select All Programs > Samsung Printers > SetIP > SetIP. 4. Click on the icon (third from left) in the SetIP window to open the TCP/IP configuration window.
1. Print the machine’s network configuration report to find your machine’s MAC address. 2. Open the /opt/Samsung/mfp/share/utils/. 3. Double-click the SetIPApplet.html file. 4. Click to open the TCP/IP configuration window. 5. Enter the network card’s MAC address, IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and then click Apply.
7. If the test page prints out correctly, click Yes. If not, click No to reprint it. 8. If you want to register your machine on Samsung website, click On-line Registration. If your machine is not connected yet to the network, click How to connect?.
22. For Mac OS X 10.3, if Auto Select does not work properly, select Samsung in Printer Model and your machine name in Model Name. • For Mac OS X 10.4, if Auto Select does not work properly, select Samsung in Print Using and your machine name in Model.
Manual address configuration 1. Start a web browser such as Internet Explorer that supports IPv6 addressing as a URL (See "Using SyncThru™ Web Service (SCX-3205W(K) only)" on page 69). For IPv4, enter the IPv4 address (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) in the address field and press the Enter key or click Go. 2.
wireless network setup (scx-3205w(k)) This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for setting up the wireless network connected machine and software. This chapter includes: • Setting a wireless network with the WPS button • Using a wireless network from the computer •...
connecting to the access point (or wireless router). : When the machine is successfully connected to the wireless network, the wireless LED light stays on. Re-connecting to the wireless network When the wireless function is off, the machine automatically tries to re-connect to the access point (or wireless router) with the previously used wireless connection settings and address.
network cable" on page 42). SETTING A WIRELESS NETWORK WITH USB CABLE Refer to your network administrator, or the person that set up your wireless network, for information about your network configuration. Installing the machine on a wireless network with an access point (Windows) Items to prepare Ensure you have next items ready.
7. After searching the wireless network, a list of wireless network your machine has searched appears. If you want to use the Samsung default ad-hoc setting, select the last wireless network on the list, which Network Name(SSID) is airportthru and Signal is Printer Self Network.
5. Double-click the MAC_Installer folder. 6. Double-click the Installer OS X icon. 7. Enter the password and click OK. 8. The Samsung Installer window opens. Click Continue. 9. Read the license agreement and click Continue. 10. Click Agree to agree to the license agreement.
5. Double-click the MAC_Installer folder. 6. Double-click the Installer OS X icon. 7. Enter the password and click OK. 8. The Samsung Installer window opens. Click Continue. 9. Read the license agreement and click Continue. 10. Click Agree to agree to the license agreement.
14. After searching the wireless network, a list of wireless network your machine has searched appears. If you want to use the Samsung default ad-hoc setting, select the last wireless network on the list, which Network Name(SSID) is airportthru and Signal is Printer Self Network.
Starting the program 1. Connect your machine to the network with a network cable. 2. Turned on the machine. 3. From the Windows Start menu, select All Programs > Samsung Printers > SetIP > SetIP. 4. Click on the icon (third from left) in the SetIP window to open the TCP/IP configuration window.
COMPLETING THE INSTALLATION After you have installed your Samsung wireless network printer, print another copy of the Network Configuration Report and keep it for future reference. You are now ready to use your new Samsung wireless printer on your network. TROUBLESHOOTING Solve problems that might occur during wireless setting and installing the machine driver.
• You cannot use infrastructure mode and Ad-hoc mode at the same time for Samsung wireless network machine. • The machine is within the range of the wireless network. For most networks, the machine should be within 30 meters (100 feet) of the wireless access point (or wireless router).
Mac OS X (See "Using the Smart Panel program" on page 70). Or, if you are a Windows user, you can launch it from the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Samsung Printers > your printer driver name > Smart Panel.
Mac OS X. Or, if you are a Windows user, you can launch it from the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Samsung Printers > your printer driver name > Smart Panel. 2. Click Printer Setting.
media and tray This chapter provides information on how to load print media into your machine. This chapter includes: • Loading originals • Selecting print media • Changing the tray size LOADING ORIGINALS You can use the scanner glass to load an original for copying or scanning. On the scanner glass Using the scanner glass, you can copy or scan originals.
the warranty or service agreements. The amount of paper put into the tray may differ according to media type used (See "Print media specifications" on page 93). • Using inflammable print media can cause a fire. • Use designated print media (See "Print media specifications" on page 93).
4. Pinch the paper length guide to adjust the guide so that it is flush up against the rear edge of the paper; then pinch the paper width guides so they are flush against the sides of the paper. • Do not push the paper width guide too far causing the media to warp.
If you are printing multiple pages, load the next sheet after the first page prints out, and press Start button. Repeat this step for every page to be printed. PRINTING ON SPECIAL MEDIA The table below shows the available special media for printing. When printing on a special media, we recommend you feed one paper at a time.
Transparencies To avoid damaging the machine, use only transparencies designed for laser printers. • Transparencies used in the machine must be able to withstand machine’s fusing temperature. • Place them on a flat surface after removing them from the machine. •...
USING THE OUTPUT SUPPORT The surface of the output tray may become hot if you print a large number of pages at once. Make sure that you do not touch the surface, and do not allow children near it. The printed pages stack on the output tray, and the output support will help the printed pages to align.
This tool helps you to screen-capture, preview, scrap and print the screen of Windows Internet Explorer more easily, than when you use the ordinary program. Click Start > All programs > Samsung Printers > Samsung AnyWeb Print > Download the latest version to link the website where the tool is available for the download.
4. Click Properties or Preferences. Using Presets setting The Presets option, which is visible on each of the preferences tab except for the Samsung tab, allows you to save the current preferences for future use. To save a Presets item: 1.
Then a pop up window appears with information about that option's feature which is provided from the driver. If you want to search information via a keyword, click the Samsung tab in the Printing Preferences window, and enter a keyword in the input line of the Help option.
3. From the Double-Sided Printing (Manual) section, select the binding option you want. • None • Long Edge: This option is the conventional layout used in bookbinding. • Short Edge: This option is the conventional layout used in calendars. 4. Click the Paper tab, select the Size, Source, and Type. 5.
Deleting a watermark 1. To change the print settings from your software application, access Printing Preferences (See "Opening printing preferences" on page 55). 2. Click the Advanced tab, select Edit from the Watermark drop-down list. The Edit Watermarks window appears. 3.
CHANGING THE DEFAULT PRINT SETTINGS Most Windows applications will override settings you specify in the printer driver. Change all print settings available in the software application first, and change any remaining settings using the printer driver. 1. Click the Windows Start menu. 2.
Changing printer settings You can use advanced printing features provided by your machine. Open an application and select Print from the File menu. The machine name, which appears in the printer properties window may differ depending on the machine in use. Except for the name, the composition of the printer properties pane is similar to the following.
3. From the LPR GUI window, select the model name of your machine from the printer list and click Properties. 4. Change the print job properties using the following four tabs displayed at the top of the window. • General: This option allows you to change the paper size, the paper type, and the orientation of the documents.
Notification Area in Linux). You can also click Smart Panel on the status bar in Mac OS X. Or, if you are a Windows user, you can launch it from the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Samsung Printers > your printer driver name > Smart Panel.
ID CARD COPYING Your machine can print 2-sided originals on one sheet. The machine prints one side of the original on the upper half of the paper and the other side on the lower half without reducing the size of the original. This feature is helpful for copying a small-sized item such as business card.
SCANNING ORIGINALS AND SENDING TO YOUR COMPUTER (SCAN TO PC) You can scan an image on the machine via the Samsung Scan and Fax Manager program that is installed in your USB connected computer. Scan to PC feature only works when your machine is connected via USB.
IP or Host name: Enter in your machine’s IP address to detect your machine. Scan Assistant When you press Quick Scan in Samsung Scan and Fax Manager, the Scan Assistant window appears. Scan Assistant allows you to adjust scan settings and start the scanning process.
SCANNING USING THE WIA DRIVER Your machine also supports the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) driver for scanning images. WIA is one of the standard components provided by Microsoft Windows XP and works with digital cameras and scanners. Unlike the TWAIN driver, the WIA driver allows you to scan and easily adjust images without using additional software.
in Bonjour Devices. If you want to scan using TWAIN, refer to the Mac OS X 10.4 steps above. 6. Set the scan options on this program. 7. Scan and save your scanned image. • For Mac OS X 10.3, use TWAIN-compliant software. •...
To save a new Job Type setting 1. Change the options from the Scanner Properties window. 2. Click Save As. 3. Enter the name for your setting. 4. Click OK. Your setting is added to the Saved Settings drop-down list. To save a Job Type setting for the next scan job 1.
management tools This chapter introduces management tools provided to help you make full use of your machine. This chapter includes: • Introducing useful management tools • Using SyncThru™ Web Service (SCX-3205W(K) only) • Using the Smart Panel program Supported optional devices and features may differ according to your model.
Macintosh, Smart Panel is installed automatically when you install the machine software. For Linux, you can download Smart Panel from the Samsung website and install (See "Installing the Smart Panel" on page 28). To use this program, your computer has to meet the following system requirements: •...
Opening the Unified Driver Configurator 1. Double-click the Unified Driver Configurator on the desktop. You can also click the Startup Menu icon and select Samsung Unified Driver > Unified Driver Configurator. 2. Click each button on the left to switch to the corresponding configuration window.
To use the on screen help, click Help. 3. After changing the configurations, click Exit to close the Unified Driver Configurator. Printers configuration window Printers configuration has the two tabs: Printers and Classes. Printers tab View the current system’s printer configuration by clicking on the machine icon button on the left side of the Unified Driver Configurator window.
“consumer” applications to these devices via the single I/O port. The Unified Linux Driver package provides an appropriate port sharing mechanism that is used by Samsung printer and scanner drivers. The drivers talk to their devices via so-called machine ports. The current status of any machine port can be viewed via the Ports configuration.
maintenance This chapter provides information about maintaining your machine and the toner cartridge. This chapter includes: • Printing a machine report • Cleaning the machine PRINTING A MACHINE REPORT You can print a configuration page to view current printer settings, or to help troubleshoot printer problems.
STORING THE TONER CARTRIDGE Toner cartridge storage Toner cartridges contain components that are sensitive to light, temperature, and humidity. Samsung suggests users follow the recommendations to ensure the optimum performance, highest quality, and longest life from your new Samsung toner cartridge.
Use of non-Samsung and refilled toner cartridge Samsung Electronics does not recommend or approve the use of non-Samsung brand toner cartridges in your printer including generic, store brand, refilled, or remanufactured toner cartridges.
troubleshooting This chapter gives helpful information for what to do if you encounter an error. This chapter includes: • Redistributing toner • Tips for avoiding paper jams REDISTRIBUTING TONER When the toner cartridge is near the end of its life: •...
into place completely. 6. Close the inner cover and the scan unit completely in order. Ensure that they are securely closed. TIPS FOR AVOIDING PAPER JAMS By selecting the correct media types, most paper jams can be avoided. When a paper jam occurs, refer to the guidelines below: •...
3. Remove the jammed paper by gently pulling it straight out. If the paper does not move when you pull, or if you do not see the paper in this area, check inside the machine (See "Inside the machine" on page 79).
See "Copying problems" on page 85. • See "Scanning problems" on page 86. • See "Samsung Scan and Fax Manager Problem" on page 86. • See "Common Windows problems" on page 87. • See "Common Linux problems" on page 87.
Power problems Click this link to open an animation about solving power problems. CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS The machine is • Plug in the power cord and press not receiving button on the control panel. power, or the connection cable between the computer and the machine is not connected...
Printing problems POSSIBLE CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS CAUSE The machine The machine is Check the power cord does not print. not receiving connections. power. The machine is Select your machine as your not selected as default machine in your Windows. the default machine.
POSSIBLE CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS CAUSE The machine If you are in a See "Changing font setting" on prints, but the page 47. text is wrong, environment, the garbled, or font setting for incomplete. your machine may be set incorrectly. Pages print, but The toner Redistribute the toner, if they are blank.
CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS White Spots If white spots appear on the page: • The paper is too rough and a lot of dirt from a paper falls to the inner devices within the machine, so the transfer roller may be dirty. Clean the inside of your machine (See "Cleaning the inside"...
CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS Curl or wave • Ensure that the paper is loaded properly. • Check the paper type and quality. Both high temperature and humidity can cause paper curl (See "Print media specifications" on page 93). • Turn the stack of paper over in the tray. Also try rotating the paper 180°...
• Invalid handle. • Scanning has failed. Samsung Scan and Fax Manager Problem CONDITION Samsung Scan and Check your system requirements. Samsung Scan Fax Manager does and Fax Manager works in Windows and Mac OS not work.
Common Windows problems CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS “File in Use” Exit all software applications. Remove all software message appears from the startup group, then restart Windows. during installation. Reinstall the printer driver. “General Protection Close all other applications, reboot Windows and Fault”, “Exception try printing again.
CONDITION SUGGESTED SOLUTIONS I cannot scan via Check if Gimp Front-end has Xsane: Device Gimp Front-end. dialog on the Acquire menu. If not, you should install Xsane plug-in for Gimp on the your computer. You can find Xsane plug-in package for Gimp on Linux distribution CD or Gimp home page.
HOW TO PURCHASE To order Samsung-authorized supplies, accessories, and maintenance parts, contact your local Samsung dealer or the retailer where you purchased your machine. You can also visit www.samsung.com/supplies, select your country/region, and obtain information on calling for service.
1. Turn the machine off, then wait a few minutes for the machine to cool. 2. Open the scan unit. 3. Open the inner cover. 4. Pull the toner cartridge out. 5. Take a new toner cartridge out of its package. 6.
• Hardware specifications • Environmental specifications • Electrical specifications • Print media specifications The specification values are listed below: specifications are subject to change without notice: See www.samsung.com/printer for possible changes in information. HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS ITEM Dimension Height Depth Width...
ITEM 110 volt models Power rating 220 volt models Power consumption Average operating mode Ready mode Power save mode Power off mode a. See the rating label on the machine for the correct voltage (V), frequency (hertz) and type of current (A) for your machine. DESCRIPTION AC 110 - 127 V AC 220 - 240 V...
PRINT MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS TYPE SIZE Plain paper Letter 216 x 279 mm (8.50 x 11.00 inches) Legal 216 x 356 mm (8.50 x 14.00 inches) US Folio 216 x 330 mm (8.50 x 13.00 inches) 210 x 297 mm (8.27 x 11.69 inches) Oficio 216 x 343 mm (8.50 x 13.50 inches) JIS B5...
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glossary The following glossary helps you get familiar with the product by understanding the terminologies commonly used with printing as well as mentioned in this user’s guide. 802.11 802.11 is a set of standards for wireless local area network (WLAN) communication, developed by the IEEE LAN/MAN Standards Committee (IEEE 802).
The Domain Name Server (DNS) is a system that stores information associated with domain names in a distributed database on networks, such as the Internet. Dot Matrix Printer A dot matrix printer refers to a type of computer printer with a print head that runs back and forth on the page and prints by impact, striking an ink-soaked cloth ribbon against the paper, much like a typewriter.
Intranet A private network that uses Internet Protocols, network connectivity, and possibly the public telecommunication system to securely share part of an organization's information or operations with its employees. Sometimes the term refers only to the most visible service, the internal website.
NetWare A network operating system developed by Novell, Inc. It initially used cooperative multitasking to run various services on a PC, and the network protocols were based on the archetypal Xerox XNS stack. Today NetWare supports TCP/IP as well as IPX/SPX. Organic Photo Conductor (OPC) is a mechanism that makes a virtual image for print using a laser beam emitted from a laser printer, and it is usually green or rust colored and has a cylinder shape.
Subnet Mask The subnet mask is used in conjunction with the network address to determine which part of the address is the network address and which part is the host address. TCP/IP The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP); the set of communications protocols that implement the protocol stack on which the Internet and most commercial networks run.