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Ricoh Aficio SP C232DN Operating Instructions Manual

Operating instructions.

 
Model No.
Information
Introduction
This manual contains detailed instructions and notes on the operation and use
of this machine. For your safety and benefit, read this manual carefully before
using the machine. Keep this manual in a handy place for quick reference.
Important
Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice. In no event
will the company be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequen-
tial damages as a result of handling or operating the machine.
Do not copy or print any item for which reproduction is prohibited by law.
Copying or printing the following items is generally prohibited by local law:
bank notes, revenue stamps, bonds, stock certificates, bank drafts, checks, pass-
ports, driver's licenses.
The preceding list is meant as a guide only and is not inclusive. We assume no
responsibility for its completeness or accuracy. If you have any questions con-
cerning the legality of copying or printing certain items, consult with your legal
advisor.
Notes
Some illustrations in this manual might be slightly different from the machine.
Certain options might not be available in some countries. For details, please con-
tact your local dealer.
Depending on which country you are in, certain units may be optional. For de-
tails, please contact your local dealer.
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Summary of Contents

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    Model No. Information Introduction This manual contains detailed instructions and notes on the operation and use of this machine. For your safety and benefit, read this manual carefully before using the machine. Keep this manual in a handy place for quick reference. Important Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice.

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    Laser Safety: This equipment complies with requirements of IEC60825-1:2001 for class 1 laser products. This equipment contains four AlGaAs laser diodes, 6.2 milliwatt, 770 - 795 na- nometer wavelength for each emitter. This equipment does not emit hazardous light, since the beam is totally enclosed during all customer modes of operation and maintenance.

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    Safety Information When using your printer, the following safety precautions should always be fol- lowed. In this manual, the following important symbols are used: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if instructions are not followed, could result in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if instructions are not followed, may result in minor or moderate injury or damage to property.

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    Handling Power Cords and Power Plugs R WARNING: • The supplied power cord is for use with this equipment only. Do not use with other appliances. Doing so may result in fire, electric shock, or injury. • The wall outlet shall be installed near the machine and shall be easily accessible.

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    Handling the Machine R WARNING: • Wait for 30 minutes or more after disconnecting the power plug before removing the transfer unit. R CAUTION: • Before moving the machine, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. If the cord is unplugged abruptly, it could become damaged. Damaged plugs or cords can cause an electrical or fire hazard.

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    Handling the Machine's Interior R WARNING: • Do not attempt any maintenance or troubleshooting other than that mentioned in this manual. This machine contains a laser beam gener- ator and direct exposure to laser beams can cause permanent eye damage. •...

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    Handling the Consumables R WARNING: • Do not incinerate used toner or toner containers. Toner dust might ig- nite when exposed to an open flame. Dispose of used toner containers in accordance with local regulations. • Do not store toner, used toner, or toner containers in a place with an open flame.

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    Positions of RWARNING and RCAUTION Labels This machine has labels for RWARNING and RCAUTION at the positions shown below. For safety, please follow the instructions and handle the machine as indicated. ASH133S Do not incinerate used toner or toner containers. Toner dust might ignite when exposed to an open flame.

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    Be careful not to trap your fingers when opening or closing the top cover. Do not incinerate used toner or toner containers. Toner dust might ignite when exposed to an open flame. Dispose of used toner containers in according with lo- cal regulations.

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    ENERGY STAR Program Important ❒ The SP C231N model printer is not compliant with ENERGY STAR Program. ® ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Imaging Equipment ® The ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Imaging Equipment encourage energy con- servation by promoting energy efficient computers and other office equipment. The program backs the development and dissemination of products that feature energy saving functions.

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    Others Symbols The meanings of the symbols for the switches on this machine are as follows: • a:POWER ON. • b:POWER OFF. Note to users in the United States of America Note This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Telephone number: 973-882-2000 Product Name: Laser Printer Model Number: SP C231N / Aficio SP C231N, SP C232DN / Aficio SP C232DN • Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used for con- nections to a host computer (and/or peripheral) in order to meet FCC emis- sion limits.

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    Operating Instructions Hardware Guide Guide to the Printer Installing the Printer and Options Connecting the Printer Configuration Paper and Other Media Replacing Consumables Cleaning the Printer Troubleshooting Removing Misfed Paper Appendix Read this manual carefully before you use this machine and keep it handy for future reference. For safe and correct use, be sure to read “Safety Information”...

  • Page 14

    Introduction This manual contains detailed instructions and notes on the operation and use of this machine. For your safety and benefit, read this manual carefully before using the machine. Keep this manual in a handy place for quick reference. Important Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Page 15

    Positions of RWARNING and RCAUTION Labels This machine has labels for RWARNING and RCAUTION at the positions shown below. For safety, please follow the instructions and handle the machine as indicated. ASH133S Do not incinerate spilled toner or used toner. Toner dust is flammable and might ignite when exposed to an open flame.

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    Be careful not to trap your fingers when opening or closing the top cover. Do not incinerate spilled toner or used toner. Toner dust is flammable and might ignite when exposed to an open flame. Disposal should take place at an authorized dealer or an appropriate collection site. If you dispose of the used toner containers yourself, dispose of them according to local regulations.

  • Page 17

    How to Read This Manual Symbols This manual uses the following symbols: Indicates important safety notes. Ignoring these notes could result in serious injury or death. Be sure to read these notes. They can be found in the “Safety Information”. Indicates important safety notes.

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    Description for the Specified Model In this manual, the following items explain about the printer for the specified models: This explains about the 220–240 V model printer. You can identify the model by checking the label on the rear of the printer. Read if you purchase this model.

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    Installing the Operating Instructions The CD-ROM provided with the printer contains an HTML Operating Instructions Manual in HTML version. Follow this instructions to install it. Important ❒ System Requirements : • Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008. • 800 × 600 or higher monitor resolution. ❒...

  • Page 20: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Positions of RWARNING and RCAUTION Labels ..........i Manuals for This Printer..................iii How to Read This Manual ..................iv Symbols ........................iv Description for the Specified Model..............v Installing the Operating Instructions ..............vi 1. Guide to the Printer Exterior: Front View....................1 Exterior: Rear View ....................2 Inside........................3 Control Panel......................4...

  • Page 21: Table Of Contents

    Loading Paper ......................47 Loading Paper in Tray 1...................47 Loading Paper in the Bypass Tray ................63 Loading Paper in the Optional Paper Feed Unit ............68 6. Replacing Consumables Replacing the Print Cartridge ................71 Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle..............76 7. Cleaning the Printer Cautions to Take When Cleaning ...............83 Cleaning the Toner Density Sensor ..............84 Cleaning the Friction Pad and the Paper Feed Roller ........86...

  • Page 22: Exterior: Front View

    1. Guide to the Printer Exterior: Front View ASH022S Top Cover Top Cover Open Lever Open this cover to replace the print cartridge. Standard tray extension Control Panel Use this to support sheets that come out curled after they are printed. Contains keys for printer control and in- dicators that shows the printer status.

  • Page 23: Exterior: Rear View

    Guide to the Printer Exterior: Rear View ASH023S Front Cover Open Lever Ethernet Port Use a network interface cable to connect Cable cover the printer to the network. Memory cover USB Host Interface Remove this cover to install the addition- Use a USB cable to connect the digital al memory unit (optional).

  • Page 24: Inside

    Inside Inside ASH151S Print Cartridge Waste Toner Bottle Loads from the printer rear, in the order Collects toner that is wasted during of cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y), and printing. black (K). If the following message appears on the If the following message appears on the control panel, replace the waste toner control panel, replace the print cartridge:...

  • Page 25: Control Panel

    Guide to the Printer Control Panel ASI003S {Menu} key Alert Indicator Lights up whenever a printer error occurs. Press this key to make and check the cur- rent printer settings. Use Display to check the error. Display Ready Indicator Display current printer status and error Lights up when the printer is ready to re- message ceive data from a computer.

  • Page 26: Installing The Printer, Where To Put The Printer

    2. Installing the Printer and Options Installing the Printer This section describes how to install the printer and perform settings after instal- lation. Where to Put the Printer The printer’s location should be carefully chosen because environmental condi- tions greatly affect its performance. R WARNING: •...

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    Installing the Printer and Options R CAUTION: • Keep the machine away from humidity and dust. Otherwise a fire or an electric shock might occur. Do not place the machine on an unstable or tilt- ed surface. If it topples over, an injury might occur. •...

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    Installing the Printer ❖ Optimum Environmental Conditions Permissible and recommended temperature and humidity ranges are as fol- lows: ASH201S • White area: Permissible Range • Gray area: Recommended Range Note ❒ When you use this machine for a long time in a confined space without good ventilation, you may detect an odd smell.

  • Page 29: Unpacking

    Installing the Printer and Options Unpacking To protect it from shock and vibration during transit, this printer comes pack- aged in cushioning foam and secured with tape. Remove these protective mate- rials after bringing the machine to where it will be installed. R WARNING: •...

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    Installing the Printer ❒ Do not touch the print cartridge's photo conductor. BAA162S ❒ Do not touch the ID chip on the side of the print cartridge. ASI600S Remove the plastic bag. Lift the printer with two people by using the inset grips on both sides of the printer.

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    Installing the Printer and Options Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH107S Lower the blue fusing unit lever. ASH108S Hold each tape near its joint, and then pull both tapes gently upward to re- move them from the printer at the same time.

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    Installing the Printer Carefully lift the blue fusing unit levers. ASH049S Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH111S Pull up Top Cover Open Lever to open the top cover. ASH112S...

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    Installing the Printer and Options Remove the protection tape. ASH110S Take each print cartridge out. Gripping its center, carefully pull the print cartridge upward and out. ASH005S When taking out the black print cartridge, be sure to place it on at a flat sur- face, and then remove the protection sheet also.

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    Installing the Printer Hold the print cartridge and shake it from side to side five or six times. ASI601S Check the toner color and location correspond, and then carefully insert the print cartridge vertically. ASH009S Close the top cover with both hands carefully. Be careful not to trap your fingers.

  • Page 35: Turning The Power On

    Installing the Printer and Options Turning the Power On Follow the procedure below to turn the power on. R WARNING: • Plug and unplug the power cable with dry hands, or an electric shock could occur. Important ❒ Make sure the power cable is plugged securely into the wall outlet. ❒...

  • Page 36: Selecting The Display Language

    Installing the Printer Turn the power switch to ON. ASH072S The Ready indicator on the control panel lights up. Note ❒ Wait until the Ready indicator turns on. ❒ The machine may make a noise while initializing. This noise does not indi- cate a malfunction.

  • Page 37: Test Printing

    Installing the Printer and Options Press the {T} or {U} key to select the language, and then press the {#Enter} key. Language: English Press the {Menu} key to return to the initial screen. The initial screen appears. Test Printing The following explains the procedure for performing a test print. Perform the test print to verify the printer is working normally.

  • Page 38: Attaching Paper Feed Unit Tk1010

    Installing Options Installing Options This section describes how to install options. By installing options, you can improve the printer performance and have an ex- panded variety of features to use. For the specifications of each option, see p.125 “Specifications”. Attaching Paper Feed Unit TK1010 When installing multiple options, install Paper Feed Unit TK1010 first.

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    Installing the Printer and Options Turn off the printer's power switch, and then unplug the printer's power cord from the wall outlet. Remove the adhesive tape from the optional paper feed unit. ASH025S Lift the printer using the inset grips on both sides of the printer. ASH051S There are three upright pins on the optional paper feed unit.

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    Installing Options After installing the option, print the configuration page to confirm the in- stallation. Note ❒ When moving the printer, remove the optional paper feed unit. ❒ Before using the optional paper feed unit, you can make settings in the printer driver.

  • Page 41: Attaching Memory Unit Type F 256mb (ddr-sdram Module)

    Installing the Printer and Options Attaching Memory Unit Type F 256MB (DDR-SDRAM Module) R CAUTION: • Before installing the memory unit, turn off the printer's power switch and un- plug the power cable. After installing the memory unit, be sure to close the memory unit cover, and then turn the machine back on.

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    Installing Options Be sure to install the memory unit as shown. ASH028S To install the recommended memory, align the notch of the recommended memory with the protruding part of the vacant slot, and then carefully in- sert the module at an angle. ASH029S Keeping the module at an angle, press it down until it clicks into place.

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    Installing the Printer and Options Attach the inner cover, and then fasten the screw. ASH031S Attach the memory cover. After installing the option, print the configuration page to confirm the in- stallation. If it is installed properly, the memory capacity will appear under “Total Memory”...

  • Page 44: Network Connection

    3. Connecting the Printer Network Connection Follow the procedure below to connect the printer to the computer through the network. Prepare a hub, straight-through Ethernet cable, and any other neces- sary network devices before connecting the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX cable to the printer's Ethernet port.

  • Page 45: Reading The Led Lamps

    Connecting the Printer Connect the other end of the cable to the printer's network, such as a hub. Attach the cable cover. ASH091S Reference For details about network environment settings, see p.27 “Ethernet Con- figuration”. Reading the LED Lamps AQC070S Yellow: comes on when 100BASE- Green: comes on when the printer TX is being used.

  • Page 46: Usb Connection

    USB Connection USB Connection Important ❒ USB2.0 interface cable is not supplied. Obtain it separately, according to the computer you are using. ❒ USB connection is possible under Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008, and Mac OS X. ❒ USB connection with Macintosh is only possible via the printer's USB port. Remove the cable cover.

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    Connecting the Printer Attach the cable cover. ASH091S Reference For details about settings for USB connection printing, see Software Guide.

  • Page 48: Ethernet Configuration

    4. Configuration Ethernet Configuration If connecting the printer to a network using an Ethernet cable, set the necessary settings, depending on the network environment, on the control panel. Web Image Monitor or Smart Organizing Monitor can be used for the settings related to the IP address.

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    Configuration Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Host Interface], and then press the {#En- ter} key. Menu: Host Interface Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Network Setup], and then press the {#En- ter} key.

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    Ethernet Configuration Press the {T} or {U} key to display [DHCP], and then press the {#Enter} key. Network Setup: DHCP Press the {T} or {U} key to select [Off], and then press the {#Enter} key. DHCP: The address detected by the printer will appear. To specify the IP Address.

  • Page 51: Using Dhcp - Detecting The Network Address Automatically

    Configuration Using DHCP - Detecting the Network Address Automatically Important ❒ When you use this printer in the DHCP environment, select [DHCP] following this procedure. ❒ When [DHCP] is selected, you cannot make settings for the following items: • IP Address •...

  • Page 52: Specifying An Ip Address (no Dhcp)

    Ethernet Configuration Press the {T} or {U} key to select [On], and then press the {#Enter} key. DHCP: The address detected by the printer will appear. Press the {Menu} key. The initial screen appears. Print a configuration page to confirm the settings made. Reference For details about printing the configuration page using control panel, see p.16 “Test Printing”.

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    Configuration Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Network Setup], and then press the {#En- ter} key. Host Interface: Network Setup Press the {T} or {U} key to display [DHCP], and then press the {#Enter} key. Network Setup: DHCP Press the {T} or {U} key to select [Off], and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 54: Making Network Settings For Using Netware

    Ethernet Configuration Making Network Settings for Using Netware If you use NetWare, select the frame type for NetWare. Select one of the items below if necessary. • Auto Select • Ethernet II • Ethernet 802.2 • Ethernet 802.3 • Ethernet SNAP Important ❒...

  • Page 55: Setting The Ethernet Speed

    Configuration Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Frame Type (NW)], and then press the {#Enter} key. Network Setup: Frame Type (NW) Press the {T} or {U} key to select the frame type, and then press the {#Enter} key. Press the {Menu} key.

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    Ethernet Configuration Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Host Interface], and then press the {#En- ter} key. Menu: Host Interface Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Network Setup], and then press the {#En- ter} key.

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    Configuration...

  • Page 58: Paper And Other Media Supported By This Printer

    5. Paper and Other Media Paper and Other Media Supported by This Printer This section describes the paper size, feed direction, and the maximum amount of paper that can be loaded into each paper tray in this printer. Note ❒ All paper must be set vertically, regardless of the paper size. In this manual On the display Paper feed direction...

  • Page 59

    Paper and Other Media 162 × 229 6.38” × 9.02” C5 Env 114 × 162 4.49” × 6.38” C6 Env 110 × 220 4.33” × 8.66” DL Env 98.4 × 190.5 3.875” × 7.5” Monarch Env 195 × 267 7.68 ” × 10.5 ” Custom Paper Size •...

  • Page 60: Paper Recommendations, Loading Paper, Storing Paper, Types Of Paper And Other Media

    Paper Recommendations Paper Recommendations Loading Paper Important ❒ Do not use ink-jet printer paper because it may stick to the fusing unit and cause a paper misfeed. ❒ Do not load OHP transparencies. Load translucent media only. ❒ Set the paper as described below. •...

  • Page 61

    Paper and Other Media Setting the paper type Use the control panel or printer driver to specify the paper type you want to use. ❖ Control Panel Press the {Menu} key, and then specify the paper type that you want to use by selecting a [Paper Type] at [Paper Input].

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    Paper Recommendations Envelope • The number of envelopes that can be printed in one minute is approximately half that of Plain Paper 1. • To prevent the envelopes becoming creased, go to the [Setup] tab and select [Rotate by 180 degrees] for [Orienta- tion:] when printing.

  • Page 63

    Paper and Other Media Envelope • To correctly specify the length of an envelope whose flap opens along its short edge, be sure to include the open flap when measuring. ASH125S • Environmental factors can degrade the print quality on both recommend and non-recommended envelopes.

  • Page 64

    Paper Recommendations Envelope • Before loading envelopes, flatten them out so that their curl does not exceed that shown in the illustration below. ASH122S If the curl is severe, flatten out the envelopes using your fingers, as shown in the illustration below. ASH123S •...

  • Page 65: Paper Not Supported By This Printer

    Paper and Other Media Paper not Supported by This Printer Avoid using the following paper as they are not supported by this printer. • Paper meant for an ink-jet printer • Bent, folded, or creased paper • Curled or twisted paper •...

  • Page 66: Print Area

    Paper Recommendations Print Area The following shows the print area for this printer. Be sure to set the print mar- gins correctly by the application. ❖ Paper Print area Feed direction Approx. 4.2 mm (0.17 inches) Approx. 4.2 mm (0.17 inches) Note ❒...

  • Page 67

    Paper and Other Media ❖ Envelope Print area Feed direction Approx. 4.2 mm (0.17 inches) Approx. 4.2 mm (0.17 inches) Note ❒ The print area may vary depending on the paper size, printer language and printer driver settings. ❒ For better print quality, we recommend the right, left, top, and bottom print margins to be at least 15 mm (0.6 inches) each.

  • Page 68: Loading Paper, Loading Paper In Tray 1

    Loading Paper Loading Paper This describes how to load paper into the paper tray and bypass tray. R WARNING: • Do not put your hands inside the printer when the input tray is re- moved. Some internal parts become hot and are a burn hazard. R CAUTION: •...

  • Page 69

    Paper and Other Media Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock. ASH138S Pinch the clip on the side paper guide and slide it to match the standard size. ASH139S ASH093S When loading custom size paper, position the paper guide slightly wider than the actual paper size.

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    Loading Paper Pinch the front end paper guide and slide it inward to match the standard size. ASH141S ASH126S When loading custom size paper, position the paper guide slightly wider than the actual paper size. Load the new paper stack print side up. Make sure paper is not stacked higher than the upper limit (upper line) marked inside the tray.

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    Paper and Other Media Make sure the paper is not stacked higher than the projection on the side pa- per guides. ASH094S Check there are no gaps between the paper and the paper guides, both side and front end paper guides. ASH142S If there is a gap between the paper and the front end paper guide, as in the example below, the paper might not feed in correctly.

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    Loading Paper Hold the tray with both hands, slide it along the rails of the printer body, and then push it straight in. ASH037S To avoid paper jams, make sure the tray is securely inserted. Note ❒ The upper limit differs depending on paper type; thin paper or thick pa- per.

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    Paper and Other Media Pull Tray 1 carefully, then hold it with both hands and pull it out. ASH137S Place the tray on a flat surface. Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock. ASH138S Pinch the extender in the "PUSH" direction, and then pull out the extender until it stops (you will hear a click).

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    Loading Paper After extension, make sure the arrows on the extender and tray are aligned. ASH096S Pinch the clip on the side paper guide, and then slide it to match the stand- ard size. ASH144S ASI104S...

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    Paper and Other Media Pinch the front end paper guide and slide it inward to match the legal paper size. ASH145S ASH126S Load the new paper stack print side up. ASH146S Make sure paper is not stacked higher than the upper limit (upper line) marked inside the tray.

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    Loading Paper Make sure the paper is not stacked higher than the projection on the side pa- per guides. ASH094S Check there are no gaps between the paper and the paper guides; both side and front end paper guides. ASH147S If there is a gap between paper and the front end paper guide, as in the exam- ple below, the paper might not feed in correctly.

  • Page 77

    Paper and Other Media Carefully push Tray 1 straight into the printer. ASH037S To avoid paper jams, make sure the tray is securely inserted. Note ❒ To reinsert the extender, you might have to push it with moderate force. Reference For details about paper types supported by the printer, see p.39 “Paper Recommendations”.

  • Page 78

    Loading Paper Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock. ASH138S Pinch the clip on the side paper guide, and then adjust the guides to the en- velope. ASH139S Pinch the clip on the front end paper guide to match the envelope size. Set the envelopes in Tray 1 with the printing side facing up.

  • Page 79

    Paper and Other Media Make sure envelopes are not stacked higher than the upper limit (lower line) mark inside the tray. ASH055S Carefully slide the paper tray back in until it stops. To avoid paper jams, make sure the tray is securely inserted. ASH056S Note ❒...

  • Page 80

    Loading Paper Setting a paper size by using the control panel To load paper whose size cannot be selected automatically, set the paper size on the control panel. Follow the procedure described below to set the paper size. Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Input], and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 81

    Paper and Other Media Press the {Menu} key. The initial screen appears. Specifying custom size paper for tray 1 Important ❒ When printing on custom size paper, specify the paper size using the control panel or printer driver. ❒ Custom size paper selected using the printer driver overrides that selected using the control panel.

  • Page 82

    Loading Paper Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Tray 1 Size: Custom Size], and then press the {#Enter} key. Tray 1 Size: Custom Size Press the {T} or {U} key to select a unit, and then press the {#Enter} key. Custom Size: Press the {T} or {U} key to enter the horizontal value, and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 83

    Paper and Other Media Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Input], and then press the {#Enter} key. Menu: Paper Input Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Type], and then press the {#Enter} key. Paper Input: Paper Type Press the {T} or {U} key to select the paper tray, and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 84: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    Loading Paper Loading Paper in the Bypass Tray Important ❒ Set the size and direction of the loaded paper using the printer driver. Make sure the settings do not conflict. Otherwise, the paper may jam or the print quality may be affected. ❒...

  • Page 85

    Paper and Other Media Support the paper with your hands, and insert it carefully until it stops. ASH060S Start the printer driver and specify the paper size. Start printing. Reference For details about specifying the paper sizes, see the Printer driver help. Specifying standard size paper for the bypass tray This describes how to load standard size paper into the bypass tray.

  • Page 86

    Loading Paper Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Size], and then press the {#Enter} key. Paper Input: Paper Size Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Bypass Tray], and then press the {#Enter} key. Paper Size: Bypass Tray Press the {T} or {U} key to select the paper size you want to set, and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 87

    Paper and Other Media Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Input], and then press the {#Enter} key. Menu: Paper Input Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Size], and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 88

    Loading Paper Press the {T} or {U} key to enter the horizontal value, and then press the {#Enter} key. Custom Size: Horiz. 216.0 mm Press the {T} or {U} key to enter the vertical value, and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 89: Loading Paper In The Optional Paper Feed Unit

    Paper and Other Media Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Input], and then press the {#Enter} key. Menu: Paper Input Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Paper Type], and then press the {#Enter} key. Paper Input: Paper Type Press the {T} or {U} key to display [Bypass Tray], and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 90

    Loading Paper Press down on the bottom plate until it clicks. ASH077S Pinch the clips on the side paper guide, and then adjust the guide to the paper size. ASH078S Pinch the clip on the end paper guide and align the arrow with the paper size.

  • Page 91

    Paper and Other Media Load the new paper stack print side up. Make sure paper is not stacked higher than the upper limit (upper line) marked inside the tray. ASH080S Lift and slide the tray, then push it all the way in. Push the tray firmly to avoid a paper jam.

  • Page 92: Replacing The Print Cartridge

    6. Replacing Consumables Replacing the Print Cartridge R WARNING: • Do not incinerate used toner or toner containers. Toner dust might ig- nite when exposed to an open flame. Dispose of used toner containers in accordance with local regulations. • Do not store toner, used toner, or toner containers in a place with an open flame.

  • Page 93

    Replacing Consumables ❖ When to replace the print cartridge If the Alert indicator on the control panel lights up and the following message appears on the display, replace the print cartridge: “ ” Replace (Color) Print Cartridge • If cyan, magenta, or yellow toner runs out, you can print in black and white using black toner.

  • Page 94

    Replacing the Print Cartridge ❒ When removing print cartridges, be careful not to touch the Laser Scanning Unit on the underside of the upper cover (the white area in the illustration below). ASH106S Pull up Top Cover Open Lever to open the top cover. ASH004S From the rear, the print cartridges are installed in the order of cyan (C), ma- genta (M), yellow (Y), and black (K).

  • Page 95

    Replacing Consumables Take the new print cartridge out of the box, and then take it out of the plas- tic bag. ASH006S Hold the print cartridge and shake it from side to side five or six times. ASI601S Even distribution of toner within the bottle improves print quality. Remove the cover from the print cartridge.

  • Page 96

    Replacing the Print Cartridge Check the toner color and location correspond, and carefully insert the print cartridge vertically. ASH009S Close the top cover with both hands carefully. Be careful not to trap your fingers. ASI102S Wait while the toner loads. To avoid malfunction, do not turn off the power while “...

  • Page 97: Replacing The Waste Toner Bottle

    Replacing Consumables Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle R WARNING: • Do not incinerate spilled toner or used toner. Toner dust might ignite when exposed to an open flame. • Wait for 30 minutes or more after disconnecting the power plug before removing the transfer unit.

  • Page 98

    Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle Slide both levers on the front cover outward. ASH012S Hold both ends of the transfer unit, and then lift it up. ASH013S Hold the center of the waste toner bottle, and then carefully pull it out hor- izontally.

  • Page 99

    Replacing Consumables Pull the waste toner bottle halfway out, grab the bottle, and then pull it straight out. ASH082S ASH041S To prevent the waste toner bottle touching the intermediate transfer unit, do not lift the bottle while pulling it out. ASH042S...

  • Page 100

    Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle Close the bottle cap. ASI089S BAA063S Hold the center of the new waste toner bottle, and then carefully insert it halfway into the printer body. Leave the cap open. ASH044S...

  • Page 101

    Replacing Consumables To prevent the waste toner bottle touching the intermediate transfer unit, do not lift the bottle while inserting it. ASH045S Push in the waste toner bottle until it clicks into place. Push the green part all the way in. ASH015S Place the transfer unit down on the front cover.

  • Page 102

    Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle Slide the transfer unit along the guide rails into the printer. When it stops, push on the green PUSH mark until it clicks into place. ASH016S Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Note ❒...

  • Page 103

    Replacing Consumables...

  • Page 104: Cautions To Take When Cleaning

    7. Cleaning the Printer Cautions to Take When Cleaning R WARNING: • Do not attempt any maintenance or troubleshooting other than that mentioned in this manual. This machine contains a laser beam gener- ator and direct exposure to laser beams can cause permanent eye damage.

  • Page 105: Cleaning The Toner Density Sensor

    Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Toner Density Sensor Clean the toner density sensor when the following message appears on the con- trol panel. “ ” Toner Den.Sensor cleaning req. R CAUTION: • Be careful not to trap your fingers when opening or closing the top cover. Pull up Top Cover Open Lever to open the top cover.

  • Page 106

    Cleaning the Toner Density Sensor To reattach the cyan print cartridge removed in step 2. Push it all the way in carefully. ASH009S Close the top cover with both hands carefully. Be careful not to trap your fingers. ASI102S...

  • Page 107: Cleaning The Friction Pad And The Paper Feed Roller

    Cleaning the Printer Cleaning the Friction Pad and the Paper Feed Roller If the friction pad or paper feed roller is dirty, a multi-feed or misfeed might oc- cur. In this case, clean the friction pad and paper feed roller as follows: R CAUTION: •...

  • Page 108

    Cleaning the Friction Pad and the Paper Feed Roller Wipe the friction pad with a damp cloth. ASH149S Wipe the rubber part of the roller with a soft damp cloth. After that, wipe it with a dry cloth to remove the water. ASH065S Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock.

  • Page 109

    Cleaning the Printer Slide Tray 1 along the rails, and push it carefully all the way into the printer. ASH037S Insert the plug of the power cord into the wall socket securely. Connect all the interface cables that were removed. Turn the power switch on.

  • Page 110: Cleaning The Registration Roller And The Paper Tray

    Cleaning the Registration Roller and the Paper Tray Cleaning the Registration Roller and the Paper Tray The surrounding registration roller or paper tray might get dirty with paper dust when using paper other than standard paper. If white spots appear on the printout due to paper dust, wipe the paper tray and registration roller.

  • Page 111

    Cleaning the Printer Lift and pull Tray 1 carefully, and then pull it out with both hands. ASH137S Place the tray on a flat surface. When there is paper in the tray, remove paper. Wipe the inside of the paper tray with a cloth. ASH150S Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock.

  • Page 112

    Cleaning the Registration Roller and the Paper Tray Slide Tray 1 along the rails, and push it carefully all the way into the print- ASH037S Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH011S The registration roller is set in the position shown by the arrow.

  • Page 113

    Cleaning the Printer Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Insert the plug of the power cord into the wall socket securely. Connect all the interface cables that were removed. Turn on the power switch.

  • Page 114

    8. Troubleshooting Error & Status Messages on the Control Panel This section explains what the message that appear on the control panel mean and what to do when a particular message appears. ❖ Status messages Message Explanation Recommended Action Offline The machine is Offline.

  • Page 115

    Troubleshooting Message Explanation Recommended Action Controller FW download Controller FW could not be Turn off the main power, failed downloaded. turn it back on, and then download the controller FW again. If the download fails again, contact your sales or service representative.

  • Page 116

    Error & Status Messages on the Control Panel Message Explanation Recommended Action Replace (color) Print Car- The printer is out of toner. Replace the print cartridge. tridge See, p.71 “Replacing the Print Cartridge”. Replace (color) Print Car- The printer is almost out of Prepare a new print cartridge.

  • Page 117: Panel Indicator

    Troubleshooting Panel Indicator The following table explains the meaning of the various indicator patterns that the printer alerts to users about its conditions. Indicator patterns Cause The Alert indicator is lit. The printer cannot be used normally. Check the error on the con- trol panel.

  • Page 118: Printer Does Not Print

    Printer Does Not Print Printer Does Not Print Possible Cause Solutions Is the power on? Confirm that the cable is securely plugged into the power outlet and the printer. Turn on the power. Does the Alert indicator If so, check the error message on the control panel and take the re- stay red? quired action.

  • Page 119: When The Printer Is Directly Connected To A Computer Via Usb Cable

    Troubleshooting When the Printer is Directly Connected to a Computer via USB Cable Windows When the printer is directly connected via a USB cable to a computer but the Ready indicator does not flash or light up, use the following method to check the port connection: •...

  • Page 120

    Printer Does Not Print Windows XP Home Edition Access the [Control Panel] window from [Start] on the taskbar. Click [Printers and Other Hardware]. Click [Printers and Faxes]. Click to select the icon of the printer. Next, on the [File] menu, click [Proper- ties].

  • Page 121

    Troubleshooting Mac OS X When the printer is connected to Mac OS X and the Ready indicator does not flash or light up, try the following procedures to check the port connection. • Use [About This Mac] to check the USB information. •...

  • Page 122: Other Printing Problems

    Other Printing Problems Other Printing Problems Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions Toner smears appear on the • The paper setting may not be correct. For example, al- print side of the page. though you are using thick paper, the setting for thick pa- per may not be set.

  • Page 123

    Troubleshooting Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions Prints do not stack properly. • Paper is damp. Use paper that has been stored properly. See p.37 “Paper and Other Media”. • Pull out the extender. • Perform the following operation. Press the {Menu} key on the control panel, select [Sys- tem], and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 124

    Other Printing Problems Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions Images are not printed in the • Adjust the printing position. right position You can adjust the printing position of tray 2 using the control panel. See Software Guide. • Adjust the front end paper guide and both side paper guides to match the paper size.See p.47 “Loading Paper”...

  • Page 125

    Troubleshooting Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions After replacing a color print car- Change the paper type currently selected in the Paper Type tridge, colorless dots appear in settings, and then print. solid color printouts. Eg. "Plain & Recycled" ⇒ "Recycled", "Recycled" ⇒ "Plain 1". See p.61 “Specifying a paper type for tray 1 and the optional paper feed unit”...

  • Page 126

    Other Printing Problems Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions The color of the printout is dif- • The colors made using color toner are different from ferent from the color on the colors displayed on the display in its production system. computer's display.

  • Page 127

    Troubleshooting Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions A color is missing or partially • Paper is damp. Use paper that has been stored properly. blurred. See p.37 “Paper and Other Media”. • Toner is nearing empty. If the following message appears on the control panel, replace the print cartridge: “...

  • Page 128

    Other Printing Problems Status Possible Causes, Descriptions, and Solutions If rubbed with your finger, it The setting of the paper may not be correct. For example, al- smears out. though thick paper is used, the setting for thick paper may not be set.

  • Page 129: Additional Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Additional Troubleshooting Problems Solutions Strange noise is heard. If a supply was recently replaced or an option attached in the area the strange noise is coming from, check the supply or option is properly attached. If the strange noise persists, con- tact your sales or service representative.

  • Page 130: When Paper Is Jammed

    9. Removing Misfed Paper When Paper is Jammed If a paper jam occurs, the Alert indicator on the control panel flashes and one of the following messages appears on the control panel: “ ” Remove Misfeed Internal Path “ ” Remove Misfeed Tray 1 “...

  • Page 131

    Removing Misfed Paper ASH135S Remove Misfeed Internal Path Paper Misfeed Duplex Unit There is a paper jam in the fusing unit. There is a paper jam in the duplex unit. See p.111 “When “Remove Misfeed Inter- See p.115 “When “Paper Misfeed Duplex nal Path”...

  • Page 132

    When Paper is Jammed When “Remove Misfeed Internal Path” Appears “ ” appears when a paper jam has occurred in Remove Misfeed Internal Path the fusing unit. Open the front cover and remove the paper. Important ❒ Since the surrounding temperature is high around the guide, check for jammed paper when it gets a little cooler.

  • Page 133

    Removing Misfed Paper Pull the paper downward to remove it. Do not pull it upward. If it is difficult to locate the paper, check for jammed paper by pulling down the guide. ASH048S Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Note ❒...

  • Page 134

    When Paper is Jammed When “Remove Misfeed Tray 1” Appears ” ” appears when a paper jam has occurred in Tray 1. Remove Misfeed Tray 1 Open the front cover and remove the paper. Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully.

  • Page 135

    Removing Misfed Paper Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Note ❒ Do not pull out the paper tray (Tray 1). ❒ If paper is jammed in Tray 2, but it is difficult to locate, pull out Tray 2 to remove it.

  • Page 136

    When Paper is Jammed When “Paper Misfeed Duplex Unit” Appears “ ” appears when a paper jam has occurred in the duplex unit. Paper Misfeed Duplex Unit Open the front cover and remove the paper. Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully.

  • Page 137

    Removing Misfed Paper When “Remove Misfeed Paper Exit” Appears “ ” appears when a paper jam has occurred in the Remove Misfeed Paper Exit fusing unit. Open the front cover and remove the paper following the same procedure as for internal path.

  • Page 138: If The Printer Is Not Going To Be Used For A Long Time

    10. Appendix If the Printer is Not Going to Be Used for a Long Time If the printer is going to be inactive for a long time, follow the procedure shown here. R WARNING: • Plug and unplug the power cable with dry hands, or an electric shock could occur.

  • Page 139

    Appendix Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH011S Lower the blue fusing unit lever. ASH046S Using a coin, turn both gray knobs on the fusing unit 90 degrees counter- clockwise (until the slots are horizontally aligned with the marking shown in the illustration below).

  • Page 140: Using The Printer Again After It Has Been Inactive For A Long Period

    If the Printer is Not Going to Be Used for a Long Time Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Note ❒ This step is not necessary if the printer's power switch is on but the printer has been inactive for a long time. Using the Printer Again after it has been Inactive for a Long Period Use the following procedure to start using the printer again after it has been in- active for a long period.

  • Page 141

    Appendix Lower the blue fusing unit lever. ASH046S Using a coin, turn both gray knobs on the fusing unit 90 degrees clockwise (until the slots are vertically aligned with the marking shown in the illus- tration below). ASH128S Close the front cover with both hands carefully. ASH067S Turn the power switch to On.

  • Page 142: Moving And Transporting The Printer

    Moving and Transporting the Printer Moving and Transporting the Printer R CAUTION: • The printer weighs approximately 23 kg (50.6 lb.). When moving the printer, use the inset grips on both sides, and lift slowly in pairs. The printer will break or cause injury if dropped.

  • Page 143: Moving The Printer

    Appendix Moving the Printer R CAUTION: • 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. Moving the printer in a short distance Be sure to check the following points: •...

  • Page 144: Consumables, Print Cartridge

    Consumables Consumables R CAUTION: • Our products are engineered to meet high standards of quality and function- ality, and we recommend that you use only the expendable supplies avail- able at an authorized dealer. Print Cartridge Print cartridge Average number of pages printable per cartridge Black 2,500 pages Black (High yield)

  • Page 145: Waste Toner Bottle

    Appendix Waste Toner Bottle Name Average printable number of pages Waste Toner Bottle SP C220 25,000 pages A4/letter 5% test chart, 3 pages / job, printing in 50% monochrome/color. Note ❒ The actual number of printable pages varies depending on the image volume and density, number of pages to be printed at a time, paper type and paper size used, and environmental conditions such as temperature and humidity.

  • Page 146: Specifications, Main Unit

    Specifications Specifications R WARNING: • The supplied power cord is for use with this equipment only. Do not use with other appliances. Doing so may result in fire, electric shock, or injury. Main Unit ❖ Configuration Desktop ❖ Print Process Laser beam scanning &...

  • Page 147

    Appendix ❖ Paper Input Capacity Standard Paper Tray 250 sheets*1 Bypass Tray Optional Paper Feed Units 500 sheets*1 Paper weight: 80 g/m (20 lb. bond) ❖ Power Source • 220-240 V, 6A or more, 50/60 Hz • 120 V, 11 A or more, 60 Hz ❖...

  • Page 148

    Specifications ❖ Noise Emission *1 Sound Power Level During Monochrome Printing (Main Unit Only) 64 dB (A) or less During Color Printing (Main Unit Only) 64 dB (A) or less Standby (Main Unit Only) 40 dB (A) or less During Printing (Complete System) 68 dB (A) or less Sound Pressure Level *2 During Monochrome Printing (Main Unit Only) 58 dB (A) or less...

  • Page 149: Options

    Appendix Options Paper Feed Unit TK1010 ❖ Paper size × 11 inches) K A4K and Letter (8 ❖ Dimensions (W × D × H) 400 × 450 × 127 mm (15.8 × 17.8 × 5 inches) ❖ Paper weight 60 - 105 g/m , (16 - 28 lb.) ❖...

  • Page 150: Index

    INDEX Additional troubleshooting How to read this manual Alert indicator Attaching Memory Unit Type F Attaching Paper Feed Unit TK1010 Installing options Installing the operating instructions Installing the printer Cable cover IP address CAUTION label Cleaning the friction pad Cleaning the paper feed roller Job reset key Cleaning the paper tray Cleaning the printer...

  • Page 151

    Status messages Stop key Panel indicator Stop/Start key Paper and other media Storing paper Paper feed roller Symbols Paper Feed Unit TK1010 Paper not supported Paper recommendations Test printing Paper type Toner density sensor Power socket Troubleshooting Print area Types of paper Print cartridge Printer does not print Printing configuration page...

  • Page 152

    The meanings of the symbols for the switches on this machine are as follows: a:POWER ON. b:POWER OFF. Trademarks ® ® ® ® Microsoft , Windows , Windows Server , and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. ®...

  • Page 153

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  • Page 154

    Operating Instructions Software Guide Preparing for Printing Setting Up the Printer Driver Other Print Operations Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge) Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Using a Print Server Special Operations under Windows Mac OS Configuration Appendix Read this manual carefully before you use this machine and keep it handy for future reference.

  • Page 155

    Introduction This manual contains detailed instructions and notes on the operation and use of this machine. For your safety and benefit, read this manual carefully before using the machine. Keep this manual in a handy place for quick reference. Important Contents of this manual are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Page 156

    • The product names of Windows Server 2003 R2 are as follows: ® ® Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition ® ® Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition • The product names of Windows Server 2008 are as follows: ®...

  • Page 158

    Description for the Specified Model In this manual, the following items explain about the printer for the specified models: This explains about the 220–240 V model printer. You can identify the model by checking the label on the rear of the printer. Read if you purchase this model.

  • Page 159

    How to Read This Manual Symbols This manual uses the following symbols: Indicates important safety notes. Ignoring these notes could result in serious injury or death. Be sure to read these notes. They can be found in the “Safety Information”. Indicates important safety notes.

  • Page 160

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Manuals for This Printer..................i Description for the Specified Model..............ii How to Read This Manual ..................iii Symbols ........................iii 1. Preparing for Printing Confirming the Connection Method..............1 Network Connection....................1 USB Connection......................2 Installing the Printer Driver in a Network Environment ........3 Installing the PCL Printer Driver.................3 Installing the PostScript 3 Printer Driver ..............5 Installing the Printer Driver to Use As a Windows Network Printer ......7...

  • Page 161

    Manual Duplex......................35 Memory Capacity and Paper Size...............36 4. Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge) What Is PictBridge? .....................37 PictBridge Printing ....................38 What Can Be Done on This Printer ..............39 Paper Size........................39 Image Print Size.......................39 Exiting PictBridge ....................40 When PictBridge Printing Does Not Work............41 5.

  • Page 162

    6. Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Using Web Image Monitor...................65 Displaying Top Page ....................66 Displaying the Printer Status..................67 About Menu and Mode.....................67 Access in the Administrator Mode................69 Configuring the Printer Settings ................69 Changing the Login Information ................72 Displaying Web Image Monitor Help................73 Using Smart Organizing Monitor................74 Installing Smart Organizing Monitor .................74 Displaying the Smart Organizing Monitor Dialog Box ..........74...

  • Page 163

    Changing to EtherTalk..................103 Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier..................103 Mac OS X 10.5.......................103 Configuring the Printer..................104 Using PostScript 3 ..................... 105 Using Smart Organizing Monitor..............108 Installing Smart Organizing Monitor ...............108 Displaying the Smart Organizing Monitor Dialog Box ..........108 Displaying the Printer Status..................109 Displaying the Printer Information ................109 Printer Configuration ....................111 10.Appendix...

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  • Page 165

    1. Preparing for Printing Confirming the Connection Method This printer supports network and USB connection. Before installing the printer driver, check how the printer is connected. Follow the driver installation procedure that is appropriate to the connection method. The printer drivers can be installed from the CD-ROM provided with this printer. Network Connection This printer can be used as a Windows printing port or network printer.

  • Page 166

    Preparing for Printing Using as a network printer This printer can be used as the Windows network printer, the NetWare print server, or the NetWare remote printer. ASH132S Reference For details about how to use this printer as a Windows network printer, see p.7 “Installing the Printer Driver to Use As a Windows Network Printer”.

  • Page 167

    Installing the Printer Driver in a Network Environment Installing the Printer Driver in a Network Environment This section explains how to install the printer driver that allows you to use this printer in a network environment. Installing the PCL Printer Driver Important ❒...

  • Page 168

    Preparing for Printing Note ❒ When you click [Finish], the [Digital Signature Not Found] dialog box might appear. To continue the installation, click [Yes]. ❒ Auto Run might not work under certain operating system settings. If this is the case, launch “Setup.exe” from the CD-ROM root directory. ❒...

  • Page 169

    Installing the Printer Driver in a Network Environment Installing the PostScript 3 Printer Driver Important ❒ Before installing the PostScript 3 printer driver, obtain the printer's IP address settings. For details, see p.58 “Changing the Host Interface Menu”. ❒ To install this printer driver, you must have an account that has Manage Printers permission.

  • Page 170

    Preparing for Printing Change the printer name if you want, and then click [Next >]. Select the [Yes] check box to configure the printer as default. Specify whether or not to share this printer, and then click [Next >]. Specify whether or not to print a test page, and then click [Next >]. Click [Finish].

  • Page 171

    Installing the Printer Driver in a Network Environment Installing the Printer Driver to Use As a Windows Network Printer This section explains how to install the printer driver for using this printer as a Windows network printer. Important ❒ Before you can make the following settings, you must configure this printer as a Windows network printer.

  • Page 172

    Preparing for Printing Installing the Printer Driver Using USB This section explains how to install the printer driver that allows you to use this printer via USB. Installing the PCL Printer Driver Important ❒ To install this printer driver, you must have an account that has Manage Printers permission.

  • Page 173

    Installing the Printer Driver Using USB When a message appears informing you that the installation was success- fully completed, click [Finish]. Note ❒ In a Windows Vista environment, depending on security settings, the [User Account Control] dialog box might appear after you insert the CD-ROM. If this is the case, click [Allow].

  • Page 174

    Preparing for Printing Installing the PostScript 3 Printer Driver (Windows 2000) Important ❒ To install this printer driver, you must have an account that has Manage Print- ers permission. Log on as an administrator or Power Users group member. If the printer driver has already been installed, plug and play is enabled, and the icon of the printer connected to the “USB”...

  • Page 175

    Installing the Printer Driver Using USB Installing the PostScript 3 Printer Driver (Windows XP and Windows Server 2003/2003 R2) Important ❒ To install this printer driver, you must have an account that has Manage Print- ers permission. Log on as an administrator or Power Users group member. If the printer driver has already been installed, plug and play is enabled, and the icon of the printer connected to the “USB”...

  • Page 176

    Preparing for Printing Installing the PostScript 3 Printer Driver (Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008) Important ❒ To install this printer driver, you must have an account that has Manage Print- ers permission. Log on as an administrator or Power Users group member. If the printer driver is already installed and plug and play is enabled, the icon of the printer connected to the “usb”...

  • Page 177

    Installing the Printer Driver Using USB Troubleshooting USB Problem Solutions The printer is not recognized automatically. Turn off the power of the printer, reconnect the USB cable, and then turn it on again. Windows has already configured the USB set- Open Windows' Device Manager, and then, tings.

  • Page 178

    Preparing for Printing If a Message Appears during Installation When a message that shows the number 58 or 34 appears during the installation, the printer driver can not be installed using Auto Run. Please use [Add Printer] or [Install Printer] to install the printer driver. For Windows 2000: On the [Start] menu, point to [Settings], and then click [Printers].

  • Page 179

    Making Option Settings for the Printer Making Option Settings for the Printer Make option settings for the printer using the printer driver when bidirectional communication is disabled. Conditions for Bidirectional Communication Bidirectional communication allows information about paper settings to be au- tomatically sent from the printer.

  • Page 180

    Preparing for Printing If Bidirectional Communication Is Disabled Set up option settings when bidirectional communication is disabled. Important ❒ Manage Printers permission is required to change the printer properties in the [Printers] folder. Log on as an Administrators or Power Users group mem- ber.

  • Page 181

    2. Setting Up the Printer Driver PCL - Accessing the Printer Properties This section explains about accessing the printer properties and make the printer settings. Windows 2000 - Making Printer Settings Making the printer default settings - the [Printers] window Important ❒...

  • Page 182

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, point to [Settings], and then click [Printers]. The [Printers] window appears.

  • Page 183

    PCL - Accessing the Printer Properties Windows XP and Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 - Making Printer Settings Making the printer default settings - the [Printers and Faxes] window Important ❒ To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission.

  • Page 184

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, click [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers and Faxes] window appears.

  • Page 185

    PCL - Accessing the Printer Properties Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 - Making Printer Settings Making the printer default settings - the [Printers] window Important ❒ To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission. Members of the Administrators and Power Users groups have Manage Printers permission by default.

  • Page 186

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, click [Control Panel]. The [Control Panel] window appears.

  • Page 187

    PostScript 3 - Setting Up for Printing PostScript 3 - Setting Up for Printing Windows 2000 - Accessing the Printer Properties Making the printer default settings - The printer properties Important ❒ To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission.

  • Page 188

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, point to [Settings], and then click [Printers]. The [Printers] window appears.

  • Page 189

    PostScript 3 - Setting Up for Printing Windows XP and Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 - Making Printer Settings Making the printer default settings - [Printers and Faxes] window Important ❒ To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission.

  • Page 190

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, click [Printers and Faxes]. The [Printers and Faxes] window appears.

  • Page 191

    PostScript 3 - Setting Up for Printing Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 - Making Printer Settings Making the printer default settings - the [Printers] window Important ❒ To change the printer default settings including option configuration settings, log on using an account that has Manage Printers permission. Members of the Administrators and Power Users groups have Manage Printers permission by default.

  • Page 192

    Setting Up the Printer Driver Making the printer default settings - Printing Preferences Important ❒ You cannot change the printer default settings for each user. Settings made in the printer properties dialog box are applied to all users. On the [Start] menu, click [Control Panel]. The [Control Panel] window appears.

  • Page 193

    3. Other Print Operations Form Feed Use the form feed function to continue printing when a paper size or paper type error occurred. This function can be performed using the control panel. Important ❒ The tray cannot be changed if the following function is set: •...

  • Page 194

    Other Print Operations Changing the Paper Input Setting Use the following procedure to change the paper input setting of the tray and continue printing. While an error message is displayed on the control panel, reload the tray you want to use with the correct paper. If you reloaded the bypass tray, proceed to step Press the {Menu} key, press {U} or {T} to select tray 1 or tray 2, and then press the {#Enter} key.

  • Page 195

    Canceling a Print Job Canceling a Print Job This section gives instruction to stop printing from the control panel or computer. Canceling a Print Job Using the Control Panel You can cancel a print job using the control panel, if transferring print jobs is not completed.

  • Page 196

    Other Print Operations Collate Use the Collate function to print documents into page-ordered sets. ❖ Collate Output can be assembled as sets in sequential order. Note ❒ If Auto Continue occurs on the first set, the Collate will be canceled. ❒...

  • Page 197

    Cover Cover Use the Cover function to insert cover sheets using paper in a specified tray. Note ❒ The cover sheet's size and orientation must be the same as those of the body paper. ❒ This function is available only when using the PCL printer driver. Reference For details about printing methods, see the printer driver Help.

  • Page 198

    Other Print Operations Watermark Use the Watermark function to print watermark text. Note ❒ If the watermark size is larger than the paper size, watermarks cannot be printed properly. Reference For details about the setting method, see the printer driver Help.

  • Page 199

    Manual Duplex Manual Duplex Use the manual duplex printing function to print on both sides of sheets. Important ❒ This function is only available for the SP C231N model printer. ❒ This function is only available for PCL5c and PCL6. ❒...

  • Page 200

    Other Print Operations Memory Capacity and Paper Size This section explains about the printable paper sizes according to the printer's memory capacity. ❖ One-sided printing - 600 dpi Fine (4 bits) • 128 MB (standard) Printing is possible with all paper sizes. ❖...

  • Page 201

    4. Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge) What Is PictBridge? Important ❒ This function is only available for the SP C232DN model printer. You can connect a PictBridge-compatible digital camera to this printer using a USB cable. This allows you to print photographs taken using the digital camera directly by operating the digital camera.

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    Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge) PictBridge Printing Use the following procedure to start PictBridge printing on this printer. Important ❒ Memory overflow errors can occur when printing a large-pixel image using 4-up printing. To prevent memory overflow errors, add the optional memory. ❒...

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    What Can Be Done on This Printer What Can Be Done on This Printer This printer can perform the following functions using its PictBridge feature. The settings available for these functions are as follows: • Single image printing • Selected image printing •...

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    Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge) Exiting PictBridge Use the following procedure to quit the PictBridge mode. Important ❒ Do not disconnect the USB cable while data is being sent to the printer. If you do, printing will fail. Check the printer's Ready indicator is lit.

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    When PictBridge Printing Does Not Work When PictBridge Printing Does Not Work This section explains likely causes and possible solutions for problems that can occur when PictBridge printing. Problem Cause Solution PictBridge is not available. There is a problem with the Use the following procedure USB connection or the Pict- to check the connection and...

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    Direct Printing from a Digital Camera (PictBridge)

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    5. Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Menu Chart This section lists the parameters included in each menu ❖ Paper Input Paper Size Paper Type Tray Priority ❖ List/Test Print Config. Page Menu List Test Page PCL Config.Page PS Config. Page ❖...

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel ❖ Host Interface USB Timeout Network Timeout Network Setup USB Speed ❖ PCL Menu Orientation Form Lines Font Number Point Size Font Pitch Symbol Set Courier Font Ext. A4 Width Append CR to LF Resolution ❖...

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    Menu Chart ❖ Language English German French Italian Dutch Swedish Norwegian Danish Spanish Finnish Portuguese Czech Polish Hungarian Russian Simp. Chinese Note ❒ This items above might not appear on the display, according to machine model.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Paper Input Menu This section explains about paper settings on the Paper Input menu such as pa- per sizes and types on each tray. Changing the Paper Input Menu Use the following procedure to change the tray priority. Press the {Menu} key.

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    Paper Input Menu ❖ Paper Size: Tray 2 Specify the paper size for tray 2. Default: A4 (210 x 297), 8 1/2 x 11 • A4 (210 x 297), 8 1/2 x 11 ❖ Paper Size: Bypass Tray Specify the paper size for the bypass tray. Default: A4 (210 x 297), 8 1/2 x 11...

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel List/Test Print Menu You can print lists of configurations on printer or the paper printings. Also, you can check the types and characters of all the printable fonts. Printing the Configuration Page Use the following procedure to print the configuration page. Important ❒...

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    List/Test Print Menu List/Test Print Menu Parameters This section explains about parameter that can be set on the List/Test Print menu. ❖ Config. Page Prints the current configurations and general information of the printer. ❖ Menu List Prints the menu list showing all available menus. ❖...

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Maintenance Menu You can set print conditions such as color registration and print starting position. Adjusting the Color Registration After moving the printer, printing on thick paper, or printing repeatedly for some time, color degradation may occur. By performing color registration ad- justment, you can restore optimum print quality.

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    Maintenance Menu Adjusting Tray Registration After installing the optional paper feed unit, you can adjust the registration of tray 2 if necessary. Registration adjustment is not normally required, but can be beneficial in some cases. Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S The menu screen appears.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Press {U} or {T} to display [Adjustment], and then press the {#Enter} key. Press {U} or {T} to select the parameter you want to adjust, and then press the {#Enter} key. Press {U} or {T} to set the registration value (mm). Increase the value to shift the print area in the positive direction, and decrease to shift in the negative direction.

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    Maintenance Menu Maintenance Menu Parameters This section explains about parameters that can be set on the Maintenance menu. ❖ Color Dens/Reg You can adjust color density and registration automatically. ❖ Registration You can adjust the printing position of tray 2. •...

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel System Menu You can set basic functions required to use the printer. The printer can be used on factory default, but the configuration can be changed depending on the con- dition of the user. The changed condition holds even if the printer is turned off. Changing the System Menu Use the following procedure to change the settings for Energy Saver timer.

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    System Menu System Menu Parameters This section explains about parameters that can be set on the System menu. ❖ Auto Continue You can make the Auto Continue setting. When set to [On], printing continues in ten seconds if a system error occurs. However, even if you set to [On] and certain errors occur, the current job may be canceled, and the printer automatically performs the next queued job.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel ❖ Energy Saver 1 You can specify whether or not to switch to Low Power Standby mode. Low Power Standby mode lowers the fusing unit temperature. When the printer switches to Low Power Standby mode, a message appears on the control panel, or the control panel indicators and display appear unlit.

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    System Menu ❖ Auto Email Ntfy You can specify whether or not to send an error message to a preset e-mail ad- dress when an error occurs in the printer. Default: Off • On • Off Important ❒ After changing the setting, turn off the power of the printer briefly, and then turn it on again.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Host Interface Menu You can set configurations about network connections and communication. The changed configuration holds even if the printer is turned off. Changing the Host Interface Menu Use the following procedure to change the settings for Network Setup. Press the {Menu} key.

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    Host Interface Menu Host Interface Menu Parameters This section explains parameters that can be set on the Host Interface menu. ❖ USB Timeout You can specify how many seconds the printer should wait before ending a print job that is receiving via USB. If printing is frequently interrupted by data from other ports, increase the timeout period.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel • Gateway Address Specify the gateway address. When [DHCP] is set to [On], the gateway address cannot be changed. To change it, set [DHCP] to [Off]. Contact your network administrator for information about the network configuration.

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    PCL Menu PCL Menu You can set conditions when using PCL for printing. Changing the PCL Menu Use the following procedure to change the settings for Orientation. Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S The menu screen appears. Press {U} or {T} to display [PCL Menu], and then press the {#Enter} key. Press {U} or {T} to display [Orientation], and then press the {#Enter} key.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel ❖ Point Size You can specify the point size you want to use for the default font between 4 and 999.75 in 0.25 increments. Default: 12.00 points ❖ Font Pitch You can specify the number of characters per inch you want to use for the de- fault font between 0.44 and 99.99 in 0.01 increments.

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    PS Menu PS Menu You can set conditions when using PostScript for printing. Changing the PS Menu Use the following procedure to change the settings for Resolution. Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S The menu screen appears. Press {U} or {T} to display [PS Menu], and then press the {#Enter} key. Press {U} or {T} to display [Resolution], and then press the {#Enter} key.

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    Making Printer Settings Using the Control Panel Language Menu You can set language displayed on the menu. Changing the Language Menu Use the following procedure to change the language. Press the {Menu} key. ASI066S The menu screen appears. Press {U} or {T} to display [Language], and then press the {#Enter} key. Press {U} or {T} to select the language, and then press the {#Enter} key.

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    6. Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Using Web Image Monitor Using Web Image Monitor, you can check the printer status and change settings. ❖ Available operations The following operations can be remotely performed using Web Image Mon- itor from a client computer: •...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Displaying Top Page This section explains how to display Web Image Monitor and its Top Page. Displaying Top Page of Web Image Monitor Start your Web browser. Enter “http://(printer's address)/” in the address bar of the Web browser. Top Page of Web Image Monitor appears.

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    Using Web Image Monitor Displaying the Printer Status Top page of Web Image Monitor contains two tabs: the [Status] tab and [Counter] tab. ❖ [Status] tab You can check the status of monitored printers. • Displays the general information of the printer, such as the model name, location and the status.

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer ❖ User Mode In this mode, users can view settings but cannot change them. ASI209S Paper Network Click to display the [Paper] page. Click to display the [Network] page. ❖ Administrator Mode In this mode, users can make input tray and network settings. ASH104S Paper Change Login Password...

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    Using Web Image Monitor Access in the Administrator Mode Use the following procedure to access Web Image Monitor in the administrator mode. Note ❒ When you access Web Image Monitor in the administrator mode, "Adminis- trator" appears under [Logout]. Log on On Top Page, click [Login].

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer ❖ Network Displays the [Network] page. On the [Network] page, following operations are possible: • Checking the information of the printer • Interface settings • Protocol settings • Resetting to factory-set defaults Changing the paper settings On the [Paper] page, you can change paper size and other paper settings.

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    Using Web Image Monitor • Horizontal Specify the horizontal width between 90 and 216 mm (3.54 and 8.50 inches). • Vertical Specify the vertical length between 148 and 900 mm (5.83 and 35.43 inches). • Paper Type Specify the paper type for the bypass tray. Thin Paper, Plain Paper 1, Plain Paper 2, Recycled Paper, Color Paper, Letterhead, Preprinted Paper, Prepunched Paper, Labels, Bond Paper, Cardstock, Thick Paper 1, Thick Paper 2, Envelope, Any Type...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Making the network related settings You can set configurations about network connection and communication. Important ❒ To make the settings about TCP/IP protocol, set TCP/IP “Active” in Inter- face. The following operations are possible on the [Network] menu: •...

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    Using Web Image Monitor Displaying Web Image Monitor Help To use Help for the first time, you need to install its source file from the CD- ROM provided with this printer. Note ❒ By clicking “?”, the Help icon in the header area, the contents of Help appear. ❒...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Using Smart Organizing Monitor Smart Organizing Monitor allows you to make printer settings, such as input tray and network-related settings, from your client computer. You can also use Smart Organizing Monitor to check printer status. The following operations are possible with Smart Organizing Monitor: •...

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Note ❒ To automatically display the Smart Organizing Monitor dialog box when er- rors occur, in the printer driver's properties dialog box, on the [Advanced Op- tions] tab, select the [Display Smart Organizing Monitor automatically] check box. Displaying the Printer Status In the Smart Organizing Monitor dialog box, you can check the status of moni- tored printers.

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Displaying the Printer Information The lower half of the Smart Organizing Monitor dialog box contains the follow- ing three tabs: [Status], [Job Log], and [User Tools]. You can use these tabs to dis- play information about a monitored printer, such as its status, job history, and configuration.

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Displaying the job history On the [Job Log] tab, print jobs are displayed in the list. You can check the following information: • User name • Document name • The date and time when the print job was requested •...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer The procedure for printing the configuration page is described as an example. On the [User Tools] tab, in the [List/Test Print] list, select [Configuration Page]. Click [Print]. Click [Yes]. The configuration page is printed. Reference For details about the items displayed on the configuration page, see p.85 “Reading the Configuration Page”.

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Changing the paper settings On the [Paper Input] tab, you can change paper size and other paper settings. ❖ Tray 1 • Paper Size: Specify the paper size for tray 1. A4 (210 x 297 mm), B5 JIS (182 x 257 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), 8 1/2 x 14, 8 1/2 x 11, 7 1/4 x 10 1/2, 8 x 13, 8 1/2 x 13, 8 1/4 x 13, Custom Paper Size •...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer • Custom Paper Size Specify the custom paper size, when [Custom Paper Size] is selected. • Unit: Specify the unit of measurement in "mm" or "inch". • Horizontal: Specify the horizontal width between 90 and 216 mm (3.54 and 8.50 inches). •...

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Making network-related settings On the [Network 1], [Network 2] and [Network 3] tabs, you can set configurations about network connection and communication. The following operations are possible on these tabs: • Checking the machine name, active protocol, and other printer information •...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer Printer Status Notification by E-Mail Whenever a toner cartridge becomes empty or paper is jammed, an e-mail alert is issued to the registered addresses to notify the printer status. Important ❒ This function is available only if you are using this printer in a network envi- ronment.

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    Printer Status Notification by E-Mail Make the necessary settings: • Items in the SNMP Setting column: Configure the SMTP server. Check your mailing environment, and then specify the necessary items. You can also perform mail authentication for the SMTP server. Click [OK].

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer SNMP You can use the SNMP manager to obtain information about the printer. The SNMP agent operating on UDP and IPX is built into the Ethernet board that is installed in this printer. Important ❒ If you change the printer's community name, use Web Image Monitor or Smart Organizing Monitor to change the computer's settings accordingly.

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    Reading the Configuration Page Reading the Configuration Page The configuration page contains the information shown below. ❖ System Reference Displays the following information about the printer. • Printer ID • Total Memory • Firmware Version • Printer Language • Option installation status •...

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    Monitoring and Configuring the Printer ❖ Host Interface • USB TimeOut • Network TimeOut • DHCP • IP Address • Subnet Mask • Gateway Address • Frame Type (NW) • TCP/IP • Netware • AppleTalk • Ethernet • USB Setting ❖...

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    Reading the Configuration Page ❖ Counter List • Total Counter • B&W Counter • Color Counter • Duplex Counter ❖ Error Log Displays the error logs. Note ❒ Configuration page can be printed using the control panel. For details, see p.48 “Printing the Configuration Page”.

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    7. Using a Print Server Preparing Print Server This section explains how to configure this printer as a Windows network print- er. The printer is configured to enabling network clients to use it. Important ❒ To change the printer properties in the [Printer] folder, you need Printer Man- agement access authentication.

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    8. Special Operations under Windows Printing Files Directly from Windows You can print files directly using Windows commands; "lpr" or "ftp". Setup Use the following procedure to make network environment settings. Enable TCP/IP using the control panel, and then set up the printer’s net- work environment about TCP/IP including IP addresses.

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    Special Operations under Windows Using a Host Name Instead of an IPv4 Address When a host name is defined, you can specify a printer by host name instead of IPv4 address. The host names vary depending on the network environment. When using DNS Use the host name set to the data file on the DNS server.

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    Printing Files Directly from Windows Printing Commands The following explains printing operations using the lpr commands. Enter commands using the command prompt window. The location of the com- mand prompt varies depending on operating systems: • Windows 2000 [Start] - [Programs] - [Accessories] - [Command Prompt] •...

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    Special Operations under Windows Formulate the printer's IP address or the host name of the hosts file printer as an argument and use the “ftp” command. % ftp printer's IP address Enter the user name and password, and then press the {OK} key. For details about the user name and password, consult your network admin- istrator.

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    9. Mac OS Configuration This chapter explains how to use this printer under Mac OS X. The example procedures in this chapter explain configuration under Mac OS X 10.4 and Mac OS X 10.5. The procedure might be different according to the ver- sion of OS.

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    Mac OS Configuration Specifying the Printer This section explains how to make your computer recognize this printer. Using USB Use this procedure to connect the computer to the printer via USB. The printer is automatically added, if the connection is successfully detected. Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier Connect the printer and computer using the USB cable, and then turn the printer's power switch to on.

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    Specifying the Printer Using TCP/IP Use this procedure to connect the computer to the printer via Ethernet. The printer is automatically added, if the connection is successfully detected. Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier Connect the printer and the computer using the Ethernet cable. On the desktop, double-click the hard drive icon.

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    Mac OS Configuration Mac OS X 10.5 Connect the printer and computer using the Ethernet cable, and then turn on the printer's power switch. On the desktop, double-click the hard drive icon. Double-click [Applications], and then double-click the [System Preferences]. In the [Hardware] category, double-click [Print &...

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    Setting Up the PPD File Setting Up the PPD File Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier On the desktop, double-click the hard drive icon. Double-click [Applications], and then open the [Utilities] folder. Double-click [Printer Setup Utility]. The [Printer List] dialog box appears. Click [Add].

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    Mac OS Configuration Setting Up Options Use this procedure to configure the printer's options. Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier On the desktop, double-click the hard drive icon. Double-click [Applications], and then open the [Utilities] folder. Double-click [Printer Setup Utility]. The [Printer List] dialog box appears.

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    Setting Up for Printing Setting Up for Printing Use the following procedures to configure the printer. Making paper settings from an application Open the file you want to print. On the [File] menu, click [Page Setup...]. Check that the printer you want to use is displayed in [Format for], and then select the paper size you want to use in [Paper Size].

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    Mac OS Configuration Canceling a Print Job from the Computer Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier On the desktop, double-click the hard drive icon. Double-click [Applications], and then open the [Utilities] folder. Double-click [Printer Setup Utility]. The [Printer List] dialog box appears. Double-click the name of this printer.

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    Changing to EtherTalk Changing to EtherTalk Use the following procedure to configure a Mac OS X to use EtherTalk. Important ❒ You need an administrator name and a password (phrase). For details, con- sult your network administrator. Mac OS X 10.4.x or earlier Open [System Preference], and then click the Network icon.

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    Mac OS Configuration Configuring the Printer Use the control panel to enable AppleTalk. (AppleTalk is active by default.)

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    Using PostScript 3 Using PostScript 3 Use the PostScript 3 driver to print files. You can use the following functions if [Printer Features] is selected in the [Print] dialog: ❖ Paper Type Use this function to select the paper type. In the [Feature Sets] list, select [Paper Type], and then, in the [Media Type] list, se- lect the paper type you want to use for printing.

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    Mac OS Configuration ❖ Color / Black and White Use this function to specify whether the document is printed in color or black and white. In the [Feature Sets] list, select [Toner], and then, in the [Color/ Black and White] list, select the toner color.

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    Using PostScript 3 ❖ Watermark Font Typeface Use this function to select the watermark font typeface. In the [Feature Sets] list, select [Watermark Text], and then, select the watermark typeface. ❖ Watermark Font Shading Use this function to select the watermark font shading. In the [Feature Sets] list, select [Watermark Text], and then, select the watermark font shading in the list.

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    Mac OS Configuration Using Smart Organizing Monitor This section explains about using Smart Organizing Monitor under Mac OS X. Using Smart Organizing Monitor, you can check the printer status and change printer settings from your client computer. The following operations are possible with Smart Organizing Monitor: •...

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Displaying the Printer Status In the Smart Organizing Monitor dialog box, you can check the status of moni- tored printers. The printer status is displayed using graphics and comments. Displaying the Printer Information Smart Organizing Monitor features three tabs, [Status], [Job Log] and [User Tools]. On these tabs, you can view information about a monitored printer, such as its configuration details and current status.

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    Mac OS Configuration Displaying the job history On the [Job Log] tab, completed print jobs are displayed in the list. You can check the following information. • User Name • Document Name • Number of printed pages • The date and time when the print job was requested •...

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor Printer Configuration Clicking [Printer Configuration] on the [User Tools] tab enables you to change the printer settings in the [Printer Configuration] dialog box. You can use the [Printer Configuration] dialog box to change the settings of: •...

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    Mac OS Configuration Changing the paper settings On the [Paper Input] tab, you can change paper size and other paper settings. ❖ Tray 1 • Paper Size Specify the paper size for tray 1. A4 (210 x 297 mm), B5 JIS (182 x 257 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), 8 1/2 x 14, 8 1/2 x 11, 7 1/4 x 10 1/2, 8 x 13, 8 1/2 x 13, 8 1/4 x 13, Custom Paper Size •...

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    Using Smart Organizing Monitor ❖ Bypass Tray • Paper Size Specify the paper size for the bypass tray. A4 (210 x 297 mm), 8 1/2 x 11, B5 JIS (182 x 257 mm), A5 (148 x 210 mm), B6 JIS (128 x 182 mm), A6 (105 x 148 mm), 8 1/2 x 14, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 7 1/4 x 10 1/2, 8 x 13, 8 1/2 x 13, 8 1/4 x 13, 4 1/8 x 9 1/2, 3 7/8 x 7 1/2, C5 Env, C6 Env, DL Env, 16K, Custom Paper Size, Any Size •...

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    Mac OS Configuration Adjusting registration On the [Maintenance] tab, you can adjust color registration and print starting po- sitions. Normally, you do not have to adjust registration. However, adjustment can be useful in some cases, especially if you want to print in a specific position. Under [Registration: Tray 2 Paper], you can adjust the print image position printed on the sheet fed from tray 2.

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    10. Appendix Software and Utilities Included on the CD-ROM The following software and utility are included in the CD-ROMs that come with this printer. Viewing the contents of the CD-ROM Use the following procedure to view the contents of the CD-ROM. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.

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    Appendix Cautions to Take When Using in a Network Using DHCP You can use this printer in a DHCP environment. • Supported DHCP servers are those which are included with Windows 2000 Server, and Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008. • DHCP relay-agent is not supported. If you use DHCP relay-agent on a net- work via ISDN, it will result in increased line charges.

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    Using Adobe PageMaker Version 6.0, 6.5, or 7.0 Using Adobe PageMaker Version 6.0, 6.5, or 7.0 Under Windows 2000/XP/Vista, or Windows Server 2003/2003 R2/2008 with Adobe PageMaker, you need to copy PPD files to the PageMaker folder. PPD files have the ".ppd" extension in the folder “DRIVERS\PS\XP_VISTA\(Language)\DISK1\”...

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    Appendix When Using Windows Terminal Service/MetaFrame The following explains how to use Windows Terminal Service and MetaFrame. Operating Environment The following operating systems and MetaFrame versions are supported. ❖ Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server • MetaFrame 1.8 SP1/SP2/SP3/FR1 SP3/FR1 SP4 • MetaFrame XP 1.0 SP1/SP2/FR1/FR1 SP2/FR1 SP3/FR2/FR2 SP3/FR3/FR3 SP4 •...

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    When Using Windows Terminal Service/MetaFrame Limitations The following limitations apply to the Windows Terminal Service environment. These limitations are built in Windows Terminal Service or MetaFrame. ❖ MetaFrame's [Auto-creating client printers] Using [Auto-creating client printers], you can select a logical printer created by copying the client's local printer data to the MetaFrame server.

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    INDEX Help Source File Setting 100baseTX Host Interface 10baseT Host name 120 V model 220–240 V model IP address IPv4 address Access code Adjusting Administrator mode Adobe PageMaker AppleTalk Job cancel AutoNet Job history Auto Run Job Log tab Job reset Job status Bidirectional communication Language...

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    Paper Input Menu Service call Paper mismatch Shared printer Paper settings Smart Organizing Monitor Paper size SMTP Paper type SMTP authentication Password SNMP PCL 5c printer driver Software and utilities PCL 6 printer driver Sort PCL Configuration/Font Page Standard TCP/IP PCL Menu Status tab PCL printer drivers...

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