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Xerox Phaser 6180 User Manual

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    ® Phaser 6180 c o l o r l a s e r p r i n t e r User Guide Guide d’utilisation Guida dell'utente Benutzerhandbuch Guía del usuario Guia do Usuário Gebruikershandleiding Användarhandbok Betjeningsvejledning Εγχειρίδιο χρήστη www.xerox.com/support...

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    , and IPX/SPX are trademarks of Novell, Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. TAR ® As an E partner, Xerox Corporation has determined that this product meets the E NERGY efficiency. The E name and logo are registered U.S. marks.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Moving the Printer ........

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Manually Setting the Printer’s IP Address ....... . . 3-7...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Manual Color Registration Adjustment ........6-6 Enabling/Disabling Automatic Color Registration ......6-8 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Contents...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Checking Printer Status Through E-mail ........8-6...

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    This chapter includes: User Safety on page 1-2 ■ ■ Printer Specifications on page 1-8 ■ Regulatory Information on page 1-9 Material Safety Data Sheet on page 1-11 ■ ■ Product Recycling and Disposal Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer on page 1-12...

  • Page 8: User Safety, Electrical Safety

    If you do not know if an outlet is grounded, ask an electrician to check the outlet. Do not use a ground adapter plug to connect the printer to an electrical outlet that does not ■...

  • Page 9: Laser Safety, Maintenance Safety

    Call an authorized service representative to correct the problem. The power cord is attached to the printer as a plug-in device at the back of the printer. If it is necessary to disconnect all electrical power from the printer, disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  • Page 10: Operational Safety

    Printer Location Place the printer in a dust-free area within a temperature range of 41° F to 90° F (5° C to 32° C) and a relative humidity range of 15 percent to 85 percent. Humidity should be 70 percent or below at 90° F, and temperature should be 82° F or below at 85 percent humidity.

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    Agreements, and Total Satisfaction Guarantee do not cover damage, malfunction, or degradation of performance caused by use of non-Xerox supplies, or the use of Xerox supplies not specified for this printer. The Total Satisfaction Guarantee is available in the United States and Canada.

  • Page 12: Moving The Printer

    Moving the Printer Follow these guidelines to avoid injuring yourself or damaging the printer: ■ Turn off the printer and unplug all power cables before moving the printer. Always use two people to lift the printer. ■ ■ Always lift the printer from the designated lift points.

  • Page 13: Safety Symbols Marked On Product

    Do not tilt the printer more than 10 degrees to the front/back or right/left. Tilting more than 10 degrees may lead to consumables inside the printer spilling out. Note: The rear side of this printer is heavier than the front. Be aware of this weight difference when moving the printer. ■...

  • Page 14: Printer Specifications

    Continuous color printing: 400 W, Continuous monochrome printing: 400 W This printer does not consume electric power when the power switch is turned off even if the printer is connected to an AC outlet. NERGY Default time to Power Saver is 30 minutes Phaser®...

  • Page 15: Regulatory Information, United States (fcc Regulations), Canada (regulations)

    Consult your reseller or an experienced radio/television technician for help. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Xerox could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. To ensure compliance with Part 15 of the FCC rules, use shielded interface cables.

  • Page 16: European Union

    To ensure compliance with European Union regulations, use shielded interface cables. A signed copy of the Declaration of Conformity for this product can be obtained from Xerox. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Regulatory Information...

  • Page 17: Material Safety Data Sheet

    Material Safety Data Sheet For Material Safety Data information regarding your Phaser 6180 printer, go to: ■ United States and Canada: www.xerox.com/msds European Union: www.xerox.com/environment_europe ■ For the Customer Support Center phone numbers, go to www.xerox.com/office/contacts. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 18: Product Recycling And Disposal, All Countries, European Union

    Product Recycling and Disposal All Countries If you are managing the disposal of your Xerox product, please note that the product may contain, lead, mercury, perchlorate, and other materials whose disposal may be regulated due to environmental considerations. The presence of lead, mercury, and perchlorate is fully consistent with regulations applicable at the time that the product was placed on the market.

  • Page 19: North America, Other Countries

    In accordance with European legislation, end of life electrical and electronic equipment subject to disposal must be managed within agreed procedures. Prior to disposal, please contact your local reseller or Xerox representative for end of life takeback information. North America Xerox operates an equipment takeback and reuse/recycle program.

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    Power Saver Mode on page 2-8 Checking Status of Print Data ■ ■ Displaying Optional Accessory Configuration and Paper Tray Settings ■ More Information on page 2-11 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer on page 2-2 on page 2-9 on page 2-10...

  • Page 21: Main Components And Their Functions, Front View

    2-3 ■ Front View Front door A Output tray Control panel Button A for opening the front door Power switch Tray 1 (MPT) Paper tray Optional 550-sheet feeder Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Main Components and Their Functions 6180-001...

  • Page 22: Rear View, Internal View

    USB port Parallel port Internal View Fuser Print cartridge Transfer unit Button A for opening the front door Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Main Components and Their Functions 6180-002 Optional memory slot Multi protocol network card (MPC) Network connector 6180-003...

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    Phaser 6180 Configurations Features Memory Configuration* Print Speed (Color/Mono) Resolutions (dpi) Standard Enhanced Ethernet Interface Tray 1 (MPT) (150 Sheet) Tray 2 (250 Sheet) 550-Sheet Feeder Duplex Unit Wireless LAN Duplex Maximum Duplex (Letter/A4) (Color/Monochrome) * All configurations have one memory slot supporting 256 MB/512 MB/1024 MB DDR2 DIMMs, to a maximum of 1152 MB.

  • Page 24: Options

    You can order additional memory, trays, multi-protocol card, and a duplex unit if these items are not standard on your printer. Memory The printer features one slot that accepts 256, 512 or 1024 MB of DDR2 DIMMs. Duplex Unit The duplex unit enables 2-sided printing.

  • Page 25: Control Panel, Control Panel Layout, Display

    Scrolls forward through the menus. Error The red light indicates an error condition. Ready The green light indicates that the printer is ready to receive data from the computer. If the light is blinking, the printer is busy receiving data.

  • Page 26: Information Pages

    Information Pages Your printer comes with a set of information pages to help you obtain the best results from your printer. Access these pages from the control panel. Print the Menu Map to see where these information pages are located in the control panel menu structure.

  • Page 27: Power Saver Mode, Exiting The Power Saver Mode

    When no print data is received for 30 minutes (default), the printer will enter Power Saver mode. The time ranges that can be specified for the printer to enter Power Saver mode are 5 to 60 minutes. Consumption of power during the Power Saver mode is 7 W or less and the time required to exit from Power Saver mode to a print-ready status is about 20 seconds.

  • Page 28: Checking Status Of Print Data, Checking In Windows

    Select PrintingScout. Select PrintingScout Help. Checking in CentreWare Internet Services You can check the status of the print job sent to the printer at the Jobs tab of CentreWare Internet Services. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Checking Status of Print Data...

  • Page 29: Displaying Optional Accessory Configuration And Paper Tray Settings

    Displaying Optional Accessory Configuration and Paper Tray Settings Displaying Optional Accessory Configuration and Paper Tray Settings Print the Configuration page to view the current information about your printer: On the control panel, press the OK button. Select Configuration , and then press the OK button to print.

  • Page 30: More Information, Resources

    More Information Obtain information regarding your printer and its capabilities from the following sources. Resources Information Installation Guide* Quick Use Guide* User Guide (PDF)* Quick Start Tutorials (English only) Video Tutorials Recommended Media List Printer Management Tools Online Support Assistant...

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    Configuring the Network Address Installing the Printer Drivers on page 3-9 ■ This chapter provides basic information about setting up and connecting to your printer. See also: (English Only) Using CentreWare Internet Services tutorial Using the Windows Printer Driver tutorial Phaser®...

  • Page 32: Overview Of Network Setup And Configuration

    Windows operating systems: Run the Installer on the Software and Documentation CD-ROM to automatically set the printer’s IP address if the printer is connected to an established TCP/IP network. You can also manually set the printer’s IP address on the control panel.

  • Page 33: Choosing A Connection Method, Connecting Via Ethernet (recommended)

    If you are connecting to one or more computers with a hub, connect the computer to the hub with one cable, and then connect the printer to the hub with the second cable. Connect to any port on the hub except the uplink port.

  • Page 34: Connecting Via Usb, Connecting Via Parallel

    1284-B [male] cable), with a maximum length of three meters (10 feet). Connect the Parallel cable to the printer and the computer while they are both Off, and then turn them On. Install the printer driver from the Software and Documentation CD-ROM, and select the appropriate LPT Parallel port.

  • Page 35: Configuring The Network Address, Tcp/ip And Ip Addresses, Automatically Setting The Printer's Ip Address

    Software and Documentation CD-ROM to detect or assign an IP address to your printer. For further instructions, insert the Software and Documentation CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. After the Xerox Installer launches, follow the prompts for installation.

  • Page 36: Dynamic Methods Of Setting The Printer's Ip Address

    You can turn on/off both protocols using the control panel, or use CentreWare IS to turn on/off DHCP. Note: You can view the printer’s IP address at any time. On the control panel, select , press the OK button, select Information OK button.

  • Page 37: Manually Setting The Printer's Ip Address

    If you are on a network without a DHCP server, or in an environment where the network administrator assigns printer IP addresses, you can use this method to manually set the IP address. Manually setting the IP address overrides DHCP and AutoIP. Alternatively, if you are in a small office with a single PC and use a dialup modem connection, you can manually set the IP address.

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    CentreWare IS, click the Help button in CentreWare IS to go to the CentreWare IS Online Help. After setting the printer’s IP address, you can modify TCP/IP settings using CentreWare IS. Launch your web browser. Enter the printer’s IP address in the browser’s Address field (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx).

  • Page 39: Installing The Printer Drivers, Available Drivers

    Macintosh OS X, Version 10.2 and Higher Available Drivers To access special printing options, use a Xerox printer driver. Xerox provides drivers for a variety of page description languages and operating systems. The following printer drivers are available: Printer Driver...

  • Page 40: Windows 2000 Or Later, Macintosh Os X, Version 10.2 And Higher

    Macintosh OS X, Version 10.2 and Higher Set up your printer using Bonjour (Rendezvous), create a desktop USB connection, or use an LPD/LPR connection for Macintosh OS X, version 10.2 and higher. Macintosh OS X, Version 10.2 and 10.3...

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    Select Xerox from the list of manufacturers in the lower drop-down menu. Select the appropriate printer model from the list of available devices. Click the Add button. See also: Online Support Assistant at www.xerox.com/office/6180support USB Connection To install the printer driver from the Software and Documentation CD-ROM: Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

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    LPD/LPR from the second pull-down menu. Enter the printer’s IP address in the Printer Address field. Verify that the Queue Name field is blank. Select Xerox from the Printer Model pull-down menu, and then select the corresponding PPD file. Click the Add button.

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    If the appropriate printer configuration is not selected, proceed to Step 6. Select Xerox from the manufacturers in the drop-down menu. Select the appropriate printer configuration from the list of available printers. Click the Add button. The printer is displayed as an available printer in the Printer Setup Utility. LPD Connection...

  • Page 44

    Printing Custom Size or Long Paper ■ Printing Confidential Document - Secure Print ■ Print After Checking Printing Result - Proof Print Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer on page 4-7 on page 4-22 on page 4-39 on page 4-42 on page 4-44...

  • Page 45: Supported Paper And Media

    Your printer is designed to be used with a variety of paper types. Follow the guidelines in this section to ensure the best print quality and to avoid jams. For best results, use Xerox printing media specified for your Phaser 6180 printer. They are guaranteed to produce excellent results with your printer.

  • Page 46: Paper Usage Guidelines

    Paper Usage Guidelines The printer trays accommodate most sizes and types of paper, transparencies, or other specialty media. Follow these guidelines when loading paper and media in the trays: Envelopes and transparencies can be printed from Tray 1 (MPT) only.

  • Page 47: Paper That Can Damage Your Printer, Paper Storage Guidelines

    Paper That Can Damage Your Printer Your printer is designed to use a variety of media types for print jobs. However, some media can cause poor output quality, increased paper jams, or damage to your printer. Unacceptable media includes: ■...

  • Page 48: About Paper

    About Paper Using unsuitable paper may lead to paper jams, poor print quality, breakdown and damage to your printer. In order to use the features of this printer effectively, use the suggested paper that is recommended here. Usable Paper The types of paper that can be used on this printer are as follows:...

  • Page 49

    Letter (8.5 x 11 in.) Height: 210 Folio (8.5 x 13 in.) Legal (8.5 x 14 in.) Executive (7.25 x 10.5 in.) Custom Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer – 163 g/m , 17–43 lb. Bond) – 215.9 mm (5.83–8.5 in.) –...

  • Page 50: Setting Paper Types And Sizes, Setting Paper Trays, Setting Paper Types

    Select the tray, and then press the OK button. Select Paper Type, and then press the OK button. Select the correct paper type for the loaded paper, and then press the OK button. Press the Menu button. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Setting Paper Types and Sizes...

  • Page 51: Setting Paper Sizes

    Select Paper Size for Custom Size only, and then press the OK button. Note: Select DriverSpecified when you set a custom size paper from Tray 1 (MPT). Press the Menu button. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Setting Paper Types and Sizes...

  • Page 52: Loading Paper, Loading Paper In Tray 1 (mpt)

    About Paper on page 4-5 Using Tray 1 video tutorial at www.xerox.com/office/6180support Loading Paper in Tray 1 (MPT) In addition to plain paper, Tray 1 (MPT) can use various other sizes and types of print media, such as envelopes and transparencies.

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    To load paper in Tray 1 (MPT): Gently pull open the Tray 1 (MPT) cover. Slide the width guides to the edge of the tray. The width guides should be fully extended. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer About Paper 6180-018...

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    When MPT Mode is set to Panel Specified, you need to set the paper type and size settings for the tray on the control panel in advance. See also: Setting Paper Types and Sizes Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-011 6180-020 on page 4-7...

  • Page 55: Loading Paper In Trays 2–3

    Caution: Do not remove the tray during printing. It may cause a paper jam. Pull the tray out of the printer until it stops. Hold the tray with both hands, lift the front slightly, and remove it from the printer.

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    [8.5] position. Squeeze the green tab on the length guide, and then slide the tray until the arrow lines up with the appropriate paper size. The guide clicks into place. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-013 6180-014...

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    Do not exceed the maximum fill line in the tray. Overfilling the tray may cause paper jams. Slide the width guides and length guide until they rest lightly against the edge of the print media stack. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-016 4-14 Loading Paper...

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    Loading Paper Insert the tray into the printer, and push until it stops. 6180-017 Caution: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 59: Selecting Printing Options, Selecting Printing Preferences (windows)

    ■ Selecting Printing Preferences (Windows) Printer preferences control all of your print jobs, unless you override them specifically for a job. For example, if you want to use automatic 2-sided printing for most jobs, set this option in printer settings.

  • Page 60: Selecting Options For An Individual Job (windows)

    With the desired document or graphic open in your application, access the Print dialog box. Select the Phaser 6180 printer and click its Properties button to open the printer driver. Make selections from the driver tabs. See the following table for specific printing options.

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    Advanced tab Note: If your driver does not display the options listed in the table above, see Options on page 7-20 for more information. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Selecting Printing Options Printing Options Job Type ■ Document size, paper type, and tray selection ■...

  • Page 62: Selecting Options For An Individual Job (macintosh)

    In Macintosh OS X, click Save Preset on the Print menu screen to save the current printer settings. You can create multiple presets and save each with its own distinctive name and printer settings. To print jobs using specific printer settings, click the applicable saved preset in the Presets list.

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    Copies & Pages 10.4 Layout Paper Handling ColorSync Cover Page Error Handling Paper Feed Job Type Printer Features Supply Levels Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Selecting Printing Options Printing Options Copies ■ Pages ■ Pages per sheet ■ Layout direction ■...

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    Copies & Pages 10.2 and 10.3 Layout Paper Handling ColorSync Cover Page Paper Feed Job Types Image Quality Printer Features Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Selecting Printing Options Printing Options Copies ■ Pages ■ Pages per sheet ■ Layout direction ■...

  • Page 65: Printing On Both Sides Of The Paper, Automatic 2-sided Printing Guidelines

    ■ Note: For information about manual two-sided printing, go to the Online Support Assistant at www.xerox.com/office/6180support. Automatic 2-Sided Printing Guidelines Automatic 2-sided printing is available from the Phaser 6180DN configuration. Before printing a 2-sided document, verify that the paper is a supported size for the tray. For a list of...

  • Page 66: Binding Edge Options, Selecting 2-sided Printing

    Binding Edge Options When you use the printer driver to select 2-sided printing, also select the binding edge, which determines how the pages turn. The actual outcome depends on the orientation (portrait or landscape) of images on the page, as displayed in the following illustrations.

  • Page 67: Printing On Specialty Media, Printing Transparencies

    Caution: Damage caused by using unsupported paper, transparencies, and other specialty media is not covered by the Xerox warranty, service agreement, or Total Satisfaction Guarantee. The Total Satisfaction Guarantee is available in the United States and Canada. Coverage may vary outside these areas; please contact your local representative for details.

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    To print on transparencies using the PostScript print driver, display the Paper/Output tab. From the File menu, select Print. Select this printer as the printer to be used and click Preferences to display the Properties dialog box. Select the Paper/Output tab.

  • Page 69: Printing Envelopes

    Caution: Never use envelopes with windows or metal clasps; they can damage the printer. Damage caused by using unsupported envelopes is not covered under the Xerox warranty, service agreement, or Total Satisfaction Guarantee. The Total Satisfaction Guarantee is available in the United States and Canada. Coverage may vary outside these areas, please contact your local representative for details.

  • Page 70

    To load envelopes in Tray 1 (MPT): In the case of Monarch, insert the envelopes with the side to be printed facedown. Slide the paper guides to the size of the envelope. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Printing on Specialty Media 6180-010...

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    To print on envelopes using the PostScript print driver, display the Paper/Output tab. From the File menu, select Print. Select this printer as the printer to be used and click Preferences to display the Properties dialog box. Select the Paper/Output tab.

  • Page 72: Printing Labels

    Print only on one side of the sheet of labels. ■ Do not use any sheet where labels are missing; it may damage the printer. ■ Store unused labels flat in their original packaging. Leave the sheets of labels inside the original packaging until ready to use.

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    ■ Do not load more than 25 sheets. In the printer driver, select either Labels as the paper type or Tray 1 (MPT) as the paper tray. If the printer is set to Panel Specified, the control panel asks for media type and size.

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    Printing Labels from Trays 2–3 Pull the tray out of the printer. If necessary, open the paper guides: ■ Squeeze the green tab on the length guide, and then slide the tray until the arrow lines up with the appropriate paper size. The guide clicks into place.

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    Fan the label sheets to release sheets that are stuck together. Insert the label sheets into the tray. Place the side to be printed faceup with the top of the page toward the front of the printer. Note: Do not load the paper above the fill line indicated on the tray. Overloading the tray may cause jams.

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    Paper Type Select , and then press the OK button. Labels In the printer driver, select either Labels as the paper type or the appropriate tray as the paper tray. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Printing on Specialty Media 6180-016...

  • Page 77: Printing Glossy Paper

    Rotate stock frequently. Long periods of storage in extreme conditions can cause glossy ■ paper to curl and jam the printer. Printing Glossy Paper from Tray 1 (MPT) Gently pull open the Tray 1 (MPT) cover and open the paper guides.

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    ■ Do not load more than 25 sheets. In the printer driver, select either Glossy Paper as the paper type or Tray 1 (MPT) as the paper tray. If the printer is set to Panel Specified, the control panel asks for media type and size.

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    Printing Glossy Paper from Trays 2–3 Pull the tray out of the printer. If necessary, open the paper guides: ■ Squeeze the green tab on the length guide, and then slide the tray until the arrow lines up with the appropriate paper size. The guide clicks into place.

  • Page 80

    Do not load the paper above the fill line indicated on the tray. Overloading the tray may cause jams. The following illustration indicates the maximum fill line for transparencies, labels, and glossy paper. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Printing on Specialty Media 6180-048...

  • Page 81

    Paper Type Select , and then press the OK button. Glossy Paper In the printer driver, select either Glossy Paper as the paper type or the appropriate tray as the paper tray. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Printing on Specialty Media...

  • Page 82: Printing Custom Size Or Long Paper, Defining Custom Paper Sizes

    For a shared printer on the network, settings of other shared printers on the same network in another computer will also be affected as the form data base on the server with existing print queue is used.

  • Page 83: Printing On Custom Size Paper

    The procedure to print on custom size paper using the PCL print driver is as follows. Note: The way to display the printer Properties dialog box differs according to the application software. Refer to the manual of your respective application software.

  • Page 84

    The procedure to print on custom size paper using the PostScript print driver is as follows. From the File menu, select Print. Select this printer as the printer to be used and click Preferences. Select the Paper/Output tab. From Paper Size, select Custom Page Size.

  • Page 85: Printing Confidential Document - Secure Print, About Secure Print, Configuring Secure Print

    The procedure to configure Secure Print using the PCL or PostScript print driver is as follows. Follow the steps for the secure print settings at the computer and send data to the printer for printing. Then, follow the steps for the output procedure at the printer to output the printed pages.

  • Page 86

    Click OK twice to accept the Secure Print settings and to send the job. Printing from the Control Panel This section explains the procedure to print data stored in the printer by Secure Print. Note: You can also delete, without printing, secure print data stored in the printer. See Setup on page 5-10.

  • Page 87: Print After Checking Printing Result - Proof Print, About Proof Print, Configuring Proof Print

    The procedure to configure Proof Print using the PCL or PostScript print driver is as follows. First of all, carry out the proof print settings at the computer and send data to the printer for printing. Then, carry out the output procedure at the printer to output the printed pages.

  • Page 88

    Printing from the Control Panel This section explains the procedure to print and delete data stored in the printer by Proof Print. On the control panel, press the Back Arrow button to display the menu. Select , and then press the OK button.

  • Page 89

    Using the Control Panel Menus This chapter includes: Control Panel Menus on page 5-2 ■ ■ Description of Menu Items on page 5-4 ■ Menu List on page 5-16 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 90: Control Panel Menus, Menu Configuration

    Billing Meters Use the Billing Meters menu to display the printed paper counts on the control panel. Each menu is configured in different levels. Set the printer settings by selecting the objective menus or items structure level. See also: Description of Menu Items on page 5-4 Phaser®...

  • Page 91: Changing Menu Settings

    Forward Arrow or OK button. Press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow button to change the number of minutes that the printer will wait before entering Power Saver mode. Press the OK button to confirm your settings. The settings that have been confirmed are displayed with the affix “*”.

  • Page 92: Description Of Menu Items, Tray Settings

    Tray 1 (MPT) (default:Driver Size) ■ Tray 2 (default: Auto) ■ Tray 3 (default: Auto) ■ For details, refer to Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Description of Menu Items Setting Paper Types and Sizes on page 4-7. Setting Paper Types on page 4-7.

  • Page 93

    Also, when the paper size and type setting for each tray is the same, printing continues by changing the feeding tray if the paper in the specified tray has run out. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Description of Menu Items...

  • Page 94

    Use the control panel to set whether to print the Job History Report automatically for every 22 jobs completed. For details, refer to on page 5-10. Error History Prints information of up to the latest 42 errors that occurred in this printer. Print Meter Prints a print meter. Stored Documents Prints a list of documents stored in the printer when using the secure print and sample print feature.

  • Page 95: Billing Meters, Admin Menu

    Admin Menu This menu contains eight submenus: ■ Network Setup ■ Parallel Setup USB Setup ■ ■ System Setup ■ Maintenance Mode ■ PCL Setup PostScript Setup ■ ■ Control Panel Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Description of Menu Items...

  • Page 96

    The settings in the Network Setup menu cannot be set when entering this menu during printing. You need to restart the printer to activate the new settings. After making the settings, turn ■ off the printer and then turn it on again.

  • Page 97

    Reset Defaults Initializes network data stored in NVM. The NVM is a nonvolatile memory that stores the printer settings even after power off. Initializing the NVM will revert the value for each item of the Wired Network menu to default.

  • Page 98

    The Bi-directional communication mode is enabled. Disable ■ The Bi-directional communication mode is disabled. System Setup System Setup menu is used to make the printer operation settings, such as for alarm and power saver mode. Item Description PowerSaver Specify the transitional time to Power Saver between 5 and 60 minutes in Timer increments of 1 minute.

  • Page 99

    Prints the user ID on the bottom right of the sheet of paper. Print Text Specifies whether the printer outputs PDL data, which is not supported by the printer, as text when the printer receives it. Text data is printed on A4 or Letter size paper. Off (default) ■...

  • Page 100

    Set the units for the custom paper size to millimeters (mm) or inches. millimeter (mm) (default) ■ The paper size is displayed in millimeters inch (") ■ The paper size is displayed in inches. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Description of Menu Items 5-12...

  • Page 101

    Initializes the settings stored in the NVM except for the network settings. The NVM is a nonvolatile memory that stores the printer settings even after the power is turned off. After executing this function and restarting the printer, all the menu parameters are reset to their default values.

  • Page 102

    The default is Disable. Draft Mode Specifies whether to print in draft mode. The default is Disable. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Description of Menu Items 5-14...

  • Page 103

    CR=CR-LF, LF=CR-LF, FF=CR-FF Output Color Specifies the color mode to Color or Black. This settings is used when the color printing mode setting is not specified for the print job that is sent to the printer. Black (default) ■ Prints in black and white mode.

  • Page 104: Menu List

    Reset settings to default Press Up Arrow and Down Arrow button at the value same time. See also: Description of Menu Items on page 5-4 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer button, select Menu Information Pgs 5-16 Menu List , and then press the...

  • Page 105

    Print Quality This chapter includes: Print-Quality Problems on page 6-2 ■ ■ Color Registration on page 6-6 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 106: Print-quality Problems

    Print-Quality Problems When the print quality is poor, select the closest symptom from the following table to correct the problem. If the print quality does not improve after carrying out the appropriate action, contact Xerox Customer Support or your reseller. Symptom...

  • Page 107

    The transfer unit, or fuser, is old or damaged. ■ Check the condition of the transfer unit and fuser, and replace as necessary. The print cartridges are not Xerox print cartridges. ■ Verify that the print cartridges (C/M/Y/K) meet specifications, and replace if necessary.

  • Page 108

    Condensation inside the printer causes partial blanks or creased paper. Turn the printer on, and leave it on, for at least one hour to get rid of the condensation. If the problems still occurs, see the Xerox Support website, www.xerox.com/office/6180support, for assistance.

  • Page 109

    The transfer unit, or fuser, is old or damaged. Check the condition of the transfer unit and fuser, and replace as necessary. The print cartridges are not Xerox print cartridges. Check the condition of the print cartridge, and replace as necessary. ■...

  • Page 110: Color Registration, Automatic Color Registration Adjustment, Manual Color Registration Adjustment

    Color Registration Color registration can be adjusted by the printer automatically, or you can manually adjust it. Color registration should be adjusted any time the printer is moved. Automatic Color Registration Adjustment Use the following procedure to perform automatic color registration adjustment.

  • Page 111

    If “0” is not next to the straightest lines, determine the values and adjust again. Note: After printing the Color Registration Correction Chart, do not turn off the printer until the printer motor has stopped running. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Color Registration screen.

  • Page 112: Enabling/disabling Automatic Color Registration

    Forward Arrow or OK button. Press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow button until press the Forward Arrow or OK button. Press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow button to turn automatic color registration Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Menu screen. Admin Menu...

  • Page 113

    7-2 ■ Problems With the Printer on page 7-17 ■ Control Panel Error Messages ■ Getting Help on page 7-26 See also: Troubleshooting video tutorials at Print-Quality Problems on page 6-2 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer on page 7-21 www.xerox.com/office/6180support...

  • Page 114: Paper Jams, Preventing And Clearing Paper Jams

    When removing jammed paper, make sure that no pieces of torn paper are left in the printer. A piece of paper remaining in the printer can cause a fire. If a sheet of paper is wrapped around the heat roller, or when clearing a jammed paper that is difficult or impossible to see, do not try to remove it by yourself.

  • Page 115: Paper Jams In Tray 1 (mpt)

    Close Tray 1 (MPT). Push up the button and open the front cover. Warning: Some components inside the printer, such as the fuser and surrounding area, are hot and can cause burns. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-021 6180-022...

  • Page 116

    Carefully remove any jammed paper in the printer. Confirm that there are no scraps of paper left inside. Caution: Prolonged exposure to light may damage the print cartridge. Close the front cover. Remove the tray from the printer. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 117

    Carefully pull out any jammed paper remaining inside the printer. Insert the tray into the printer and push until it stops. Caution: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.

  • Page 118: Paper Jams In The Paper Tray

    Paper Jams in the Paper Tray Follow the procedure below to remove paper jammed in the paper tray. Gently remove the tray from the printer. Remove all the jammed and/or creased paper from the tray. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 119

    If there is jammed paper remaining inside the printer, pull it out carefully to avoid tearing Press the button and open the front cover. Remove any scraps of paper remaining inside the printer. Caution: Prolonged exposure to light may damage the print cartridge.

  • Page 120

    Close the front cover. Insert the tray into the printer, and push until it stops. Caution: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 121: Paper Jams At The Fuser

    Lift the levers at both ends of the fuser (1), and remove the jammed paper (2). If the paper is torn, remove any scraps of paper remaining inside the printer. Warning: Some components inside the printer, such as the fuser and surrounding area, are hot and can cause burns. Caution: Prolonged exposure to light may damage the print cartridge.

  • Page 122: When Long Paper Jams

    Close the front cover. When Long Paper Jams When long paper (longer than 356 mm) jams inside the printer, cut the paper as needed, then remove it in the proper way depending on the place that the paper jam occurs.

  • Page 123: Paper Jams At The Duplex Unit

    Push the button and open the front cover. Warning: Some components inside the printer, such as the fuser and surrounding area, are hot and can cause burns. Carefully pull out the jammed paper from the duplex unit. If jammed paper cannot be found, go to the next step.

  • Page 124

    Hold the knobs of the transfer unit as shown in the following illustration and open the unit fully. Remove the jammed paper. Confirm that there are no scraps of paper left inside the transfer belt unit. Close the transfer belt unit. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-032 6180-033 7-12 Paper Jams...

  • Page 125: Paper Jams In The Optional Sheet Feeder

    Open the trays until you find the jammed paper. Note: Paper jammed in the lower tray can block the trays above it, preventing you from opening them. Look for the jammed paper sequentially, starting with the lowest tray. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer 6180-027 6180-034 7-13...

  • Page 126

    Remove all jammed and/or creased paper from the tray. Pull the jammed paper out carefully to avoid tearing it. If the paper is torn, confirm that there are no scraps of paper remaining inside the printer. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 127

    Caution: Prolonged exposure to light may damage the print cartridge. Warning: Some components inside the printer, such as the fuser and surrounding area, are hot and can cause burns. Close the front cover. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 128

    Paper Jams Insert the trays into the printer. Push the trays in until they stop. 6180-039 Caution: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer...

  • Page 129: Problems With The Printer

    Problems With the Printer If you encounter a problem with your printer, use the following table to troubleshoot and fix the problem. For additional troubleshooting information, see Warning: Never open or remove printer covers that are secured with screws unless specifically instructed in the manual.

  • Page 130

    An error that you cannot correct by yourself has occurred. blinking Record the displayed error message or error code, turn off the power, pull out the power plug from the outlet. Refer to the Xerox Support website, www.xerox.com/office/6180support. Light of the Ready There are jobs remaining in the printer.

  • Page 131

    The paper tray is not inserted properly. Push the paper tray completely into the printer. There is a foreign object inside the printer. Turn off the printer and remove the foreign object. Refer to the Xerox Support website, www.xerox.com/office/6180support, for assistance. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Problems With the Printer on page 4-12.

  • Page 132: Enabling Options

    If your options are not working, do the following to enable the options: PostScript Driver Select Start, select Settings, and then select Printers and Faxes. Right-click on the printer and select Properties. Click the Device Settings tab. Under Installable Options, select Available for the option that you want to enable.

  • Page 133: Control Panel Error Messages, Messages About Supplies

    It is nearly time to replace the fuser. Purchase a new fuser. Replace(010-421) Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Control Panel Error Messages Checking/Managing the Printer with CentreWare IS Checking/Managing the Printer with CentreWare IS Checking/Managing the Printer with CentreWare IS 7-21...

  • Page 134: Messages About The Printer And Other Items

    Press Set Contact your administrator. Invalid Job When the configuration of the printer on the print driver does not conform to the printer you are using, this message appears. Press Set Press the Cancel button to cancel the print job.

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    The user has exceeded the limit on the number of pages that can be printed when using an authentication function. Press Set Contact the administrator. Login Error The user is not registered to print on the printer when using an authentication function. Press Set Contact the administrator. Open Front Cover Paper is jammed inside the printer.

  • Page 136

    Non-GenuineToner you can continue printing. Reboot Printer Error NNN-NNN relates to printer problems. Turn the printer off and then on. If the error continues, refer to the NNN-NNN Xerox Support website, www.xerox.com/office/6180support. Reboot Printer Error NNN-NNN relates to printer problems.

  • Page 137

    XXXX. xxx indicates the number of the tray or Tray 1 (MPT). See Set xxxx Loading Paper in Trays 2–3 XXXX NNN indicates a numeric value. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Control Panel Error Messages on page 4-12. on page 4-12. 7-25...

  • Page 138: Getting Help, Control Panel Messages, Printingscout Alerts, Online Support Assistant

    7-26 ■ Web Links on page 7-27 Xerox provides several automatic diagnostic tools to help you produce and maintain print quality. Control Panel Messages The control panel provides you with information and troubleshooting help. When an error or warning condition occurs, the control panel displays a message informing you of the problem.

  • Page 139: Web Links

    Web Links Xerox provides several websites that offer additional help on your Phaser 6180 printer. A set of Xerox links is installed in your web browser’s Favorites folder when you install the Xerox printer drivers on your computer. Resource Technical support information for your printer,...

  • Page 140

    8-3 ■ Managing the Printer on page 8-5 Checking Page Counts on page 8-9 ■ ■ Moving the Printer on page 8-10 See also: Maintenance video tutorials at Replacing supplies video tutorials at Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer www.xerox.com/office/6180support www.xerox.com/office/6180support...

  • Page 141: Cleaning The Printer, Cleaning The Exterior, Cleaning The Interior

    Never touch a labeled area found on or near the heat roller in the fuser. You can get burned. If a sheet of paper is wrapped around the heat roller, do not try to remove it by yourself to avoid injuries or burns. Switch off the printer immediately. Refer to the Xerox Support website, www.xerox.com/office/6180support.

  • Page 142: Ordering Supplies, Consumables, Routine Maintenance Items, When To Order Supplies

    ■ Recycling Supplies on page 8-4 Certain consumables and routine maintenance items need to be ordered occasionally. Each supply includes installation instructions. Consumables Genuine Xerox Print Cartridges (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black): ■ Standard capacity ■ High capacity Note: Each print cartridge includes installation instructions on the box.

  • Page 143: Recycling Supplies

    Ordering Supplies To order supplies, contact your local reseller or go to the Xerox Supplies website at www.xerox.com/office/6180supplies. Caution: Use of non-Xerox supplies is not recommended. The Xerox Warranty, Service Agreements, and Total Satisfaction Guarantee do not cover damage, malfunction, or degradation of performance caused by use of non-Xerox supplies, or the use of Xerox supplies not specified for this printer.

  • Page 144: Managing The Printer, Checking/managing The Printer With Centreware Is, Checking Printer Status With Printingscout

    Clicking the Help button displays the online manual on the Xerox website. Checking Printer Status with PrintingScout PrintingScout is a tool that is installed with your Xerox printer driver. It automatically checks the printer status when you send a print job. PrintingScout can check the paper size that is loaded into the trays, the status of the output tray, and the remaining amount of consumables, such as print cartridges.

  • Page 145: Checking Printer Status Through E-mail

    Activate CentreWare IS, and on the Properties tab, configure the following settings according to your e-mail environment. After configuring the settings on each screen, always click Apply and turn off/on the printer to reboot. For details about each item, refer to the Online Help for CentreWare IS.

  • Page 146

    Checking the Printer Status with E-mail This section describes cautions when sending e-mail to the printer to check the printer status. You can specify any title for the e-mail when checking the printer status or changing the ■ printer settings.

  • Page 147

    When the full access password is “admin”, and to set the recipient e-mail address to “service@xerox.com”: #Password admin #SetMsgAddr service@xerox.com When the full access password is “admin”, and to set the recipient e-mail address to “service@xerox.com”, then confirm the setting result on the network settings list: #Password admin #SetMsgAddr service@xerox.com #NetworkInfo Note: Describe the “#SetMsgAddr”...

  • Page 148: Checking Page Counts

    Forward Arrow or OK button. Press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow button until the desired meter is displayed. After checking, press the Menu button. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Checking Page Counts is displayed, and Billing Meter...

  • Page 149

    29.5 kg (64.5 lb.). When moving the equipment, make sure that there are two or more persons carrying it. When lifting the printer, be sure to observe the following points. Failure to do so may cause the printer to fall and result in injuries.

  • Page 150

    To prevent electric shock, never touch the power plug with wet hands. When removing the power cord, make sure that you pull the plug and not the cord. Pulling the cord can damage it, which can lead to fire or electrical shock. Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Moving the Printer 6180-007...

  • Page 151

    Remove any paper in the Tray 1 (MPT), and then close the front cover. Keep the paper wrapped and away from humidity and dirt. Pull out the paper tray from the printer and remove any paper in the tray, and then reinstall the tray. Keep the paper wrapped and away from humidity and dirt.

  • Page 152

    Lift the printer and move it gently. Note: If the printer is to be moved over a long distance, the print cartridges should be removed to prevent toner from spilling and the printer should be packed inside a box. After transporting the printer, adjust the color registration before using it.

  • Page 153

    IP address, 3-7 setting the printer’s IP address dynamically, 3-6 automatic 2-sided printing, 4-22 automatically setting the printer’s IP address (Windows only), 3-5 available printer drivers, 3-9 billing meters, 5-7 total printed pages, 8-9 binding edge printing options, 4-23...

  • Page 154

    3-6 electrical safety, 1-2 e-mail commands for, 8-8 enabling options, 7-20 enabling AutoIP on the printer, 3-6 enabling DHCP on the printer, 3-6 envelopes, 4-26 guidelines, 4-26 printing from Tray 1 (MPT), 4-28 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer error and warning messages, 7-26...

  • Page 155

    8-3 routine maintenance items, 8-3 safety, 1-3 maintenance mode, 5-13 managing printer, 8-5 manually setting the printer’s IP address, 3-7 overrides AutoIP, 3-7 overrides DHCP, 3-7 media supported, 4-2 unacceptable types, 4-4 memory, 2-5 Menu Map, 2-7, 5-16...

  • Page 156

    2-5 multi-protocol card, 2-5 printer, 2-5 printing, 4-16 ordering supplies, 8-3 paper custom sizes, 4-39 damaging to the printer, 4-4 envelopes, 4-26 glossy, 4-34 labels, 4-29 loading in the paper trays, 4-9 long paper, 4-39 printing on specialty media, 4-24...

  • Page 157

    8-5 proof print, 4-44 recycling supplies, 8-4 registering your printer, 7-27 regulatory information Canada, 1-9 Europe, 1-10 United States, 1-9 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer resources information, 2-11 routine maintenance items, 8-3 safety electrical, 1-2 laser, 1-3 maintenance, 1-3...

  • Page 158

    7-26 web links, 7-27 information, 2-11 website resources, 7-27 Phaser® 6180 Color Laser Printer Windows install printer drivers for Windows 2000 or later, 3-10 printing options, 4-17 selecting printing options for an individual job, 4-17 Windows PostScript driver, 3-9...

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