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3600-4600 Series User's Guide
2008
www.lexmark.com
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Summary of Contents

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    3600-4600 Series User's Guide 2008 www.lexmark.com...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Installing the printer on a wireless network (selected models only)...36 Wireless network compatibility...36 Information you will need to set up the printer on a wireless network...36 Installing the printer on a wireless network...37 Wireless installation instructions (France only)...37 Configuring an IP address manually...38 Interpreting the colors of the Wi-Fi indicator light...38...

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    What is an SSID? ... 51 How do I find out what type of security my network is using?... 51 Can I use my printer on a USB and a wireless connection at the same time?... 51 What is a MAC address?... 52 How do I find the MAC address? ...

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    Printing photos using the printer control panel ... 77 Printing photos from the computer using the printer software ... 78 Printing photos from a memory device using the printer software ... 79 Applying color effects to photos using the printer control panel ... 80 Printing photos from a PictBridge-enabled digital camera ...

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    Cannot print and there is a firewall on the computer ...116 Wi-Fi indicator light is not lit...116 Wi-Fi indicator light is green but the printer does not print (Windows only) ...116 Wi-Fi indicator light is blinking orange during installation (Windows only)...118...

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    Wi-Fi indicator light is still orange ...123 Wireless print server not installed ...125 “Communication not available” message displays when printing wirelessly ...125 Communication with printer lost when connected to Virtual Private Network (VPN)...125 Resetting the internal wireless print server to factory default settings ...125 Notices...127 Product information...127...

  • Page 9: Safety Information

    This product is designed, tested, and approved to meet strict global safety standards with the use of specific Lexmark components. The safety features of some parts may not always be obvious. Lexmark is not responsible for the use of other replacement parts.

  • Page 10: Introduction, Finding Information About The Printer

    In Windows Vista, click • In Windows XP and earlier, click Start. Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list. From the program, click Help to view the main page of the Help.

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    Submit Request. Where to find (rest of world) Telephone numbers and support hours vary by country or region. Visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com. Select a country or region, and then select the Customer Support link. Note: For additional information about contacting Lexmark, see the printed warranty that came with your printer.

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    12 months after the original date of purchase. Record the following information (located on the store receipt and the back of the printer), and have it ready when you contact customer support so that they may serve you faster: •...

  • Page 13: Setting Up The Printer, Bypassing Security Warnings During Software Installation

    Use the following instructions if you do not want to connect the printer to a computer. Note: If you want to connect the printer to a computer, use the setup documentation and the printer software CD that came with the printer.

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    Remove all tape and packing material from all areas of the printer. Raise the paper support, and then extend the paper exit tray. Extend the paper guides. Connect the power cord to the printer, and then to an electrical outlet that is easily accessible and near the printer.

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    Press to turn on the printer. If prompted, set the language. If prompted, set the country/region.

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    Open the printer, and then press down on the print cartridge carrier levers. Open the color cartridge foil, and then remove the cartridge from the pack. If a storage unit is included, remove the color cartridge from the storage unit.

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    Remove the tape from the color print cartridge, insert the cartridge in the right carrier, and then close the color cartridge lid. If a black print cartridge is included in the box contents, open the black cartridge foil, and then remove the cartridge from the pack.

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    Remove the tape from the black print cartridge, insert the cartridge in the left cartridge carrier, and then close the cartridge carrier lid. Close the printer, and then load plain paper.

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    From the printer control panel, press An alignment page prints. Discard or recycle the alignment page. Notes: • The alignment page may differ from the one shown. • Streaks on the alignment page are normal and do not indicate a problem.

  • Page 20: Understanding The Parts Of The Printer

    Memory card slots Load paper. Operate the printer. Check wireless status: • Off indicates that the printer is not turned on or that no wireless option is installed. • Orange – indicates that the printer is ready to be configured for wireless printing –...

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    Access the print cartridges. • Remove paper jams. Install, replace, or remove a print cartridge. Connect the printer to a desktop computer using a USB cable. Warning—Potential Damage: Do not touch the USB port except when plugging in or removing a USB cable or installation cable.

  • Page 22: Using The Printer Control Panel Buttons And Menus, Using The Printer Control Panel

    Using the printer control panel buttons and menus Using the printer control panel The printer control panel contains: • Power on/off button • Two-line display that shows the printer status, messages, and menus • 11 buttons Press • Return to the previous screen.

  • Page 23: Using The Printer Menus

    • Scroll through menus or settings on the display. Using the printer menus A number of menus are available to make it easy for you to change printer settings: for 3 seconds to feed or eject paper from the printer.

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    Computer (appears only if the printer is connected directly to a computer) • Network (appears only if the printer is connected to a network) • USB Flash Drive (does not appear if a flash drive is already inserted into the printer) •...

  • Page 25: Using The Copy Menu

    Copies per Sheet Content Type Note: The File Print menu is enabled when you insert a flash drive that contains document files into the printer. The menu is composed of the folders and files stored on the flash drive. Using the Copy menu...

  • Page 26: Using The Scan Menu, Using The Photo Menu

    The Photo menu automatically launches when you insert a memory card or a flash drive that contains only image files into the printer. If the flash drive you inserted into the printer contains document files and image files, press the arrow buttons until Photo appears, and then press You can also access the Photo menu when you press device.

  • Page 27: Using The Pictbridge Menu, Using The Setup Menu

    The PictBridge menu automatically launches when you connect a PictBridge-enabled digital camera to the printer. The menu lets you select printer settings if no settings are selected from your digital camera. For more information on making camera selections, see the documentation that came with your camera.

  • Page 28: Saving Settings

    You can set the default paper size, paper type, and photo print size for the documents and photos that you print. Note: These default settings apply only to print, copy, and scan jobs that you initiate from the printer. From the printer control panel, press Press the arrow buttons until Defaults appears, and then press Paper Size appears on the display.

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    Setup, or press another mode button. To disable the settings timeout feature You can disable the settings timeout feature if you do not want the printer to revert to the default temporary settings after two minutes of inactivity or after turning off the printer.

  • Page 30: Using The Printer Software, Installing Printer Software

    Changing the Power Saver timeout You can customize the Power Saver timeout of the printer. The Power Saver timeout is the time it takes for the printer to switch to Power Saver mode when the printer is left idle. Change the Power Saver timeout to avoid interruptions when doing multiple jobs on your printer.

  • Page 31: Installing The Optional Xps Driver (windows Vista Users Only)

    Installing the optional XPS driver (Windows Vista users only) The XML Paper Specification (XPS) driver is an optional printer driver designed to make use of the advanced XPS color and graphics features that are available only for Windows Vista users. To use XPS features, you must install the XPS driver as an additional driver after you install the regular printer software.

  • Page 32: Using The Windows Printer Software

    Using the Windows printer software When you set up the printer using the printer software CD, all the necessary software was installed. You may have chosen to install some additional programs. The following table provides an overview of various software programs and what they can help you do.

  • Page 33: Using The Macintosh Printer Software

    • • • Applications are also installed with the printer software during installation. These applications are saved in the printer folder that appears on the Finder desktop after installation. From the Finder desktop, double-click the printer folder. Double-click the icon of the application that you want to use.

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    Pause or cancel active jobs on the desktop computer. Connect a USB cable to the laptop computer and then to the Quick Connect laptop port on the front of the printer. Warning—Potential Damage: Do not plug in or remove the USB cable from the Quick Connect laptop port while a memory device is being accessed by the printer.

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    In Windows XP and earlier Click Start. Click Run. Type D:\setup.exe, where D is the letter of your CD or DVD drive. Follow the instructions on the computer screen. Using Macintosh Insert the installation software CD. Wait for the Welcome screen to appear. Note: If the Welcome screen does not appear after a minute, then click the CD icon on the desktop.

  • Page 36: Wireless Network Compatibility

    Wireless network compatibility Your printer contains an IEEE 802.11g wireless print server. Your printer is compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n routers that are Wi-Fi certified. If you are having issues with an n router, verify with your router manufacturer that the current mode setting is compatible with g devices, as this setting varies depending on the router brand/model.

  • Page 37: Installing The Printer On A Wireless Network, Wireless Installation Instructions (france Only)

    • Your wireless network is set up and working properly. • The computer you are using is connected to the same wireless network where you want to set up the printer. Using Windows Insert the installation software CD. Wait a minute for the Welcome screen to appear.

  • Page 38: Configuring An Ip Address Manually, Interpreting The Colors Of The Wi-fi Indicator Light

    The following describes what the colors of the Wi-Fi indicator light mean. • Off may indicate that the printer is off, the printer is in the initial power-up state, the internal print server is not installed, or the internal print server is not properly connected.

  • Page 39: Changing Wireless Settings After Installation, Using The Network Setup Menu

    The wireless settings of the printer may no longer be valid. • Green indicates that the printer is connected to a wireless network. The light should be in this state when you want to start using the printer that is already set up on your wireless network. •...

  • Page 40: Installing The Printer On Other Computers

    Once the printer is configured, it can be accessed wirelessly by any other computer on the network. However, you will need to install the printer driver on every computer that will access it. You do not need to configure the printer again, although you will need to run the setup software on each computer to install the driver.

  • Page 41: Advanced Wireless Setup, Creating An Ad Hoc Wireless Network

    If you do not have a wireless access point or would like to set up a standalone network between your printer and a computer with a wireless network adapter, then you can set up an ad hoc network.

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    Close the Control Panel and any remaining windows. If this is the first time you will be setting up the printer for use on a wireless network, insert the installation software CD, and then follow the instructions on the Welcome screen.

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    If the network does not appear, wait a minute and then click Refresh network list. If this is the first time you will be setting up the printer for use on a wireless network, insert the installation software CD, and then follow the instructions on the Welcome screen.

  • Page 44: Adding A Printer To An Existing Ad Hoc Wireless Network

    SSID (name of your wireless network) If this is the first time you will be setting up the printer for use on a wireless network, insert the installation software CD, double-click the installer icon for your printer on the Finder desktop, and then follow the instructions on the Welcome screen.

  • Page 45: Frequently Asked Questions, What Is A Network, How Are Home Networks Configured

    Click Lexmark Wireless Setup Utility. Follow the instructions on the Welcome screen. Using Macintosh From the Finder desktop, double-click the printer folder. Double-click Lexmark Wireless Setup Assistant. Follow the instructions on the Welcome screen. Frequently asked questions What is a network? A network is a collection of devices such as computers, printers, Ethernet hubs, wireless access points, and routers connected together for communication through cables or through a wireless connection.

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    Wired network example • A desktop computer, a laptop, and a printer are connected by Ethernet cables to a hub, router, or switch. • The network is connected to the Internet through a DSL or a cable modem. Wireless network examples Four common wireless networks are: •...

  • Page 47: Why Do I Need An Installation Cable

    Why do I need an installation cable? When setting up the printer on your wireless network, the printer will need to temporarily connect to a computer using the installation cable. This temporary connection is used to set up the wireless settings of the printer.

  • Page 48: How Do I Attach The Installation Cable

    How do I attach the installation cable? The installation cable attaches to a USB port on the computer and to the square connector on the back of the printer. This connection allows you to configure the printer for a networked or locally attached installation.

  • Page 49: Finding The Signal Strength

    Unique IP address for each device Mode set to Same SSID Same channel Lexmark recommends setting up a network in infrastructure mode using the installation CD that came with the printer. Infrastructure mode is the recommended setup method because it has: •...

  • Page 50: How Can I Improve Wireless Signal Strength

    OVE THE PRINTER CLOSER TO THE WIRELESS ACCESS POINT If the printer is too far away from the access point, it will not be able to communicate with other devices on the network. For most indoor wireless networks, the maximum distance between the access point and the printer is approximately 100 feet (30 meters).

  • Page 51: What Is An Ssid

    Wireless network and locally attached simultaneously If you want to use the printer as both a wireless and locally attached printer at the same time, you will need to run the setup software again and select the additional connection type.

  • Page 52: What Is A Mac Address, How Do I Find The Mac Address

    This is called MAC filtering. If MAC filtering is enabled in your access point (router) and you want to add a printer to your network, the MAC address of the printer must be included in the MAC filter list.

  • Page 53: What Is Tcp/ip, How Do I Locate Ip Addresses

    What is TCP/IP? Networks are able to function because computers, printers, and other devices are able to send data to each other, either through cables or by using wireless signals. This transfer of data is made possible by sets of data transmission rules called protocols.

  • Page 54: How Are Ip Addresses Assigned, What Is A Key Index

    (wireless router). The printer is designed to use the first key. Make sure you have configured all of the wireless devices on your network to use the first WEP key where you have the option of selecting a key. Make sure the wireless access point (wireless router) is also configured to use the first key.

  • Page 55: Loading Paper, Loading Paper, Loading Various Paper Types

    If you are using specialty paper, you follow the instructions that came with it. • You do not force paper into the printer. Before loading paper the first time, slide the paper guides out toward the edges of the paper support.

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    The print side of the labels faces you. • The top of the label sheets feeds into the printer first. • The adhesive on the labels does not extend to within 1 mm of the edge of the label sheets.

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    • The rough side of the transparencies faces you. • If the transparencies have a removable strip, each strip faces away from you and down toward the printer. • The transparencies are loaded in the center of the paper support.

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    You tear off only the number of pages needed to print the banner. • You place the required stack of banner paper on a flat surface behind the printer. • The leading edge of the banner paper feeds into the printer first.

  • Page 59: Loading Original Documents On The Scanner Glass

    Loading original documents on the scanner glass You can scan and then print photos, text documents, magazine articles, newspapers, and other publications. You can scan a document for faxing. Note: The maximum scan area for the scanner glass is 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11.7 in.). Open the top cover.

  • Page 60: Using The Automatic Paper Type Sensor

    The printer is equipped with an automatic paper type sensing device. The Paper Type Sensor automatically detects the type of paper that has been loaded into the printer and adjusts the settings for you. For example, if you want to print a photo, load photo paper into the printer.

  • Page 61: Printing, Printing Basic Documents, Printing A Document, Printing Web Pages

    Click Print. Printing Web pages If you chose to install the Lexmark Toolbar software for your Web browser, then you can use it to create a printer-friendly version of any Web page. Notes: •...

  • Page 62: Printing Multiple Copies Of A Document, Collating Printed Copies

    With a document open, click File Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup. From the Copies section of the Print Setup tab, enter the number of copies that you want to print. Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. Click OK or Print. Using Macintosh With a document open, click File From the Printer pop-up menu, choose the printer.

  • Page 63: Printing The Last Page First (reverse Page Order), Printing Multiple Pages On One Sheet (n-up)

    In the Copies field, enter the number of copies that you want to print, and then select Collated. Click Print. Note: To prevent smudging when printing photos, remove each photo as it exits the printer, and then let it dry before stacking.

  • Page 64: Printing Documents From A Memory Card Or Flash Drive

    Detected appears on the printer control panel display. If only document files are stored on the memory device, then the printer automatically switches to File Print mode. If document files and image files are stored on the memory device, then press Do one of the following: Print.

  • Page 65: Printing Specialty Documents, Choosing Compatible Specialty Paper Types

    Photo Paper—A high-quality photo paper specifically designed for Lexmark inkjet printers, but compatible with all inkjet printers. It is used specifically for printing professional quality photos with a glossy finish. It is best when used with genuine Lexmark evercolor 2 ink, providing photos that are fade- and water-resistant.

  • Page 66: Printing Envelopes, Printing Labels

    Select an orientation. Click OK. Customize the settings as needed in the Print dialog. With a document open, click File From the Printer pop-up menu, choose the printer that you want to use. Click Print. Notes: • Most envelopes use landscape orientation.

  • Page 67: Printing On Custom-size Paper

    Note: Labels require more drying time. Remove each label sheet as it exits, and then allow it to dry to avoid ink smudging. Printing on custom-size paper Before beginning these instructions, load the custom-size paper in the printer. For more information, see the “Loading Paper” chapter. Using Windows With a document open, click File Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup.

  • Page 68: Saving And Deleting Print Settings

    Click +. In the Page Size menu, type the Width and Height of the paper. From the Printer Margins pop-up menu, choose the printer that you want to use. The margins are set by the printer. If you want to set the margins, choose User defined, and then type the margins in the Printer Margins area.

  • Page 69: Managing Print Jobs, Pausing Print Jobs

    Click Printers and Faxes. In Windows 2000 Click Start. Click Settings Printers. Right-click the printer, and then select Pause Printing. Using the taskbar in Windows Double-click the printer icon in the taskbar. Right-click the document name, and then select Pause. Print.

  • Page 70: Resuming Print Jobs

    If you want to pause a particular print job, choose the document name, and then click Hold. • If you want to pause all print jobs in the queue, click Pause Printer or Stop Jobs, depending on the operating system version that you are using.

  • Page 71: Canceling Print Jobs

    • If you want to cancel a particular print job, right-click the document name, and then select Cancel. • If you want to cancel all print jobs in the queue, click Printer Utilities Print Center or Printer Setup Utility. Cancel All Documents.

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    If you want to cancel a particular print job, right-click the document name, and then select Cancel. • If you want to cancel all print jobs in the queue, click Printer Using Macintosh While the document is printing, click the printer icon in the Dock.

  • Page 73: Working With Photos, Inserting A Memory Card

    Working with photos You can also use the programs that are installed with the printer software to customize and print photos. For more information, see the Help associated with these programs. Inserting a memory card Insert a memory card. •...

  • Page 74: Inserting A Flash Drive

    Wait for the light located near the top memory card slot on the printer to come on. The light blinks to indicate the memory card is being read or is transmitting data. Warning—Potential Damage: Do not touch cables, any network adapter, any connector, the memory card, or the printer in the area shown while actively printing, reading, or writing from the memory card.

  • Page 75: Retrieving And Managing Photos, Transferring Photos From A Memory Device To The Computer

    Note: The printer recognizes one active media device at a time. If you insert more than one media device, a message appears on the display prompting you to designate the device you want the printer to recognize. Retrieving and managing photos...

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    Using Lexmark Productivity Studio in Windows • If you installed Lexmark Productivity Studio, and if the printer is connected to the computer through a USB cable, then the program launches when you insert the memory device. Follow the instructions on the computer screen to transfer photos.

  • Page 77: Transferring Photos From A Memory Card To A Flash Drive, Printing Photos

    After the memory card is detected, press the arrow buttons until Save Photos appears. Insert the flash drive into the printer, and then press the arrow buttons until USB Flash Drive appears. Use the arrow buttons to select a save option. You can transfer all the photos, the most recent photo, or photos within a date range.

  • Page 78: Printing Photos From The Computer Using The Printer Software

    Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list. Select Lexmark Productivity Studio. Note: This program may not appear in your printer program folder, depending on whether you chose to install it with the printer software during installation.

  • Page 79: Printing Photos From A Memory Device Using The Printer Software

    Press If you are using Windows: If you installed Lexmark Productivity Studio, then it launches when you insert the memory device. Follow the instructions on the computer screen to transfer the photos to the computer, and then use the programs installed on the computer to print the photos.

  • Page 80: Applying Color Effects To Photos Using The Printer Control Panel

    Note: You can also apply color effects to photos using the Lexmark Productivity Studio (if you installed the program during software installation). For more information on applying color effects to photos, see the Help associated with the program.

  • Page 81: Printing Photos From A Pictbridge-enabled Digital Camera

    PictBridge is a technology available in most digital cameras that lets you print directly from your digital camera without using a computer. You can connect a PictBridge-enabled digital camera to the printer, and use the camera to control printing photos.

  • Page 82: Printing Photos Stored On A Memory Device Using The Proof Sheet

    Notes: • If you insert the camera while the printer is performing another job, wait for the job to finish before printing from the camera. • To use the camera to control printing photos, see the instructions in the camera documentation.

  • Page 83: Printing Photos From A Digital Camera Using Dpof

    The printer recognizes these settings when you insert the memory card into the printer or connect the camera to the printer.

  • Page 84: Copying, Making Copies, Copying Photos, Enlarging Or Reducing Images

    From the printer control panel, press Press the arrow buttons to select the number of copies, and then press black-and-white copy. Note: The light is on when the printer is in color mode. The black-and-white mode. Press Copying photos Load photo paper with the glossy or printable side facing you. (If you are not sure which side is the printable side, then see the instructions that came with the paper.)

  • Page 85: Adjusting Copy Quality, Making A Copy Lighter Or Darker

    Press • If you select Borderless, then the printer will reduce or enlarge the document or photo as necessary to print a borderless copy on the paper size that you selected. For best results with this resize setting, use photo paper and set the paper type selection to Photo, or let the printer automatically detect the paper type.

  • Page 86: Repeating An Image On One Page, Copying Multiple Pages On One Sheet (n-up)

    Load the next page of the original document facedown on the scanner glass, and then press Repeat steps 8 and 9 until all the pages that you want to copy have been saved to the printer memory. When prompted if you want to scan another page, press the arrow buttons until No appears, and then press to start printing the copies.

  • Page 87: Canceling A Copy Job

    Load the next page of the original document facedown on the scanner glass, and then press Repeat steps 7 and 8 until all the pages that you want to copy have been saved to the printer memory. When asked if you want to scan another page, press the arrow buttons until No appears, and then press start printing.

  • Page 88: Scanning, Scanning Original Documents

    If you choose to send the scanned image to the computer: Press Wait until the printer has finished downloading the scan applications list. Press the arrow buttons until the application that you want appears, and then press Use the arrow buttons to select the quality and original image size, and then press a selection.

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    Notes: – You may be prompted to enter a PIN if the computer requires it. To assign a computer name and a PIN to the network computer, see the Help for the printer software associated with your operating system. –...

  • Page 90: Scanning Color Or Black-and-white Original Documents, Scanning Photos For Editing

    The printer is connected to a network through a print server or through a wireless network connection. • The printer, the print server (if used), and the computer receiving the scanned image are all turned on. • The printer is configured to scan over a network.

  • Page 91: Canceling Scan Jobs

    To cancel a scan job started in the printer control panel, press Using Windows To cancel a scan job started in the Lexmark Productivity Studio, click Stop on the computer screen. Using Macintosh To cancel a scan job started in the Lexmark All-in-One Center, click Cancel on the computer screen.

  • Page 92: Faxing, Sending A Fax Using The Computer

    • The Lexmark Fax Solutions and Lexmark Productivity Studio software are installed on your computer. If you have not installed these additional programs during initial installation, reinsert the installation software CD, run the installation software, and then select Install Additional Software from the Software Already Installed screen.

  • Page 93: Receiving A Fax

    To turn the Auto Answer feature on and off at scheduled times, select the settings that you want from the drop-down lists. To set the number of telephone rings before the printer automatically receives faxes, select a setting from the “Pick-up on the” drop-down list in the “Answering on your phone line type” area.

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    Click Set Up Fax Modem. The Fax list appears. Click Internal Modem, and then close the Fax list. Select Print on printer, and then choose the printer from the pop-up menu. Customize other settings as needed. In Mac OS X version 10.3 From the menu bar, click Click Print &...

  • Page 95: Maintaining The Printer, Maintaining Print Cartridges, Installing Print Cartridges

    Maintaining print cartridges Installing print cartridges Open the printer, and then press down on the cartridge carrier levers. Remove the used print cartridge or cartridges. If you are installing new print cartridges, remove the tape from the back and bottom of the color cartridge, insert the cartridge in the right carrier, and then close the color cartridge carrier lid.

  • Page 96: Removing A Used Print Cartridge

    Warning—Potential Damage: Do not touch the gold contact area on the back or the metal nozzles on the bottom of the cartridge. Close the printer, making sure to keep your hands out from underneath the scanner unit. Removing a used print cartridge Make sure the printer is on.

  • Page 97: Refilling Print Cartridges, Using Genuine Lexmark Print Cartridges

    Refilling print cartridges The warranty does not cover repair of failures or damage caused by a refilled cartridge. Lexmark does not recommend use of a refilled cartridge. Refilling a cartridge can affect print quality and may cause damage to the printer. For best results, use Lexmark supplies.

  • Page 98: Aligning Print Cartridges, Cleaning The Print Cartridge Nozzles

    Lexmark's warranty does not cover damage caused by non-Lexmark ink or print cartridges. Aligning print cartridges Using the printer control panel Load plain Letter-size paper. From the printer control panel, press Press the arrow buttons until Align Cartridges appears, and then press An alignment page prints.

  • Page 99: Checking Ink Levels

    Check the ink level of the color cartridge. Install a new cartridge if necessary. Press If a black cartridge is included in the box contents, and if you have installed a black cartridge in the printer, then press the arrow buttons until Black Ink appears, and then press Check the ink level of the black cartridge.

  • Page 100: Wiping The Print Cartridge Nozzles And Contacts

    Using Windows Use the Lexmark Service Center to check the ink levels of the cartridges. Do one of the following: • In Windows Vista, click • In Windows XP and earlier, click Start. Click All Programs or Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list.

  • Page 101: Preserving The Print Cartridges, Cleaning The Scanner Glass, Cleaning The Exterior Of The Printer

    Keep new cartridges in their packaging until you are ready to install them. • Do not remove a cartridge from the printer except to replace, clean, or store it in an airtight container. The cartridges do not print correctly if left exposed for an extended period of time.

  • Page 102: Ordering Supplies, Ordering Print Cartridges

    Warning—Potential Damage: Do not use household cleaners or detergents, as they may damage the finish of the printer. Wipe only the outside of the printer, making sure to remove any ink residue that has accumulated on the paper exit tray.

  • Page 103: Ordering Paper And Other Supplies, Resetting To Factory Settings

    Ordering paper and other supplies To purchase supplies or to locate a dealer near you, visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com. For best results when printing photos or other high-quality images, use Lexmark Photo Paper or Lexmark PerfectFinish Photo Paper and Lexmark print cartridges.

  • Page 104: Troubleshooting, Using The Printer Troubleshooting Software (windows Only), Setup Troubleshooting

    These are possible solutions. Try one of the following: HANGE THE LANGUAGE SELECTION DURING INITIAL SETUP During initial setup, and every time you reset the printer to factory default settings, you will be asked to select a language. To select a language, press the arrow buttons until the language that you want appears on the display, and then...

  • Page 105: Power Button Is Not Lit, Software Did Not Install

    Software did not install If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the list in the Printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job, you can try uninstalling and reinstalling the software.

  • Page 106: Page Does Not Print

    HECK POWER If the light is not on, then make sure that the power cord is properly connected to the printer and plugged into a known working electrical outlet that other electrical devices have been using. EMOVE AND THEN RELOAD PAPER HECK INK Check the ink levels, and then install new print cartridges if necessary.

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    Click Printer. • Make sure no check mark appears next to Pause Printing. • If a check mark does not appear next to Set As Default Printer, then you must select the printer for each file that you want to print.

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    If you want to resume all print jobs in the queue, then click Start Jobs. • If the printer is not in bold, then it is not the default printer. You must select the printer for each file that you want to print.

  • Page 109: Solving Printer Power Problems, Removing And Reinstalling The Software

    EMOVE AND REINSTALL THE SOFTWARE If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job, then try uninstalling and reinstalling the software. Solving printer power problems The printer and the computer cannot exchange data.

  • Page 110: Enabling The Usb Port In Windows

    Insert the installation CD, and then follow the instructions on the computer screen to reinstall the software. If the software still does not install correctly, visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com to check for the latest software. In all countries or regions except the United States, select your country or region.

  • Page 111: Wireless Troubleshooting, Wireless Troubleshooting Checklist

    • The printer is within the range of the wireless network. For most networks, the printer should be within 100 feet (30 meters) of the wireless access point (wireless router). • The printer is located away from obstacles that could block the wireless signal.

  • Page 112: Printing A Network Setup Page

    Printing a network setup page A network setup page lists the configuration settings of the printer, including the IP address and MAC address of the printer. You can print a network setup page only if your printer has an internal wireless print server.

  • Page 113: Cannot Print Over Wireless Network

    Print a network setup page. Refer to the documentation that came with your printer for details on printing a network setup page. Make sure the SSID the printer is using matches the wireless network SSID. If you are not sure how to find the network SSID, use one of the following: Using Windows Type the IP address of the wireless access point (wireless router) in the Web address field of your browser.

  • Page 114

    If you do not know the IP address of the wireless access point: Do one of the following: In Windows Vista Click Click All Programs Click Command Prompt. In Windows XP and earlier Click Start. Click All Programs or Programs Type ipconfig.

  • Page 115

    Using Macintosh with a wireless access point (wireless router) Type the IP address of the wireless access point (wireless router) in the Web address field of your browser and continue to Step 2. If you do not know the IP address of the wireless access point (wireless router), then do the following: In Mac OS X version 10.5 From the menu bar, click Click Network.

  • Page 116: Cannot Print And There Is A Firewall On The Computer

    HECK YOUR ADVANCED SECURITY SETTINGS • If you are using MAC address filtering to limit access to your wireless network, you must add the printer MAC address to the list of addresses allowed to connect to the wireless access point (wireless router).

  • Page 117

    Click Settings Printers. Check to see if you have a printer called Copy 1 in your folder. If you do, right-click the Copy 1 printer and click Use Printer Online from the menu. Close the Printers or Printers and Faxes window and try printing again.

  • Page 118: Wi-fi Indicator Light Is Blinking Orange During Installation (windows Only)

    ELECT THE WIRELESS PORT If you have previously set up your printer as a locally attached printer, you may need to select the wireless printer to use the printer wirelessly. Do one of the following: In Windows Vista Click Click Control Panel.

  • Page 119

    ADDRESS If your network uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC address filter list. This will allow the printer to operate on the network. For more information, see “How do I find the MAC address?”...

  • Page 120

    If the access point responds, you will see several lines appear that start with “Reply from.” It is possible that the printer did not connect to the wireless network. Turn off and then restart the printer to try to connect again.

  • Page 121: Wi-fi Indicator Light Is Blinking Orange During Installation (macintosh Only)

    When the Wi-Fi indicator light is blinking orange, it indicates that the printer has been set up for wireless networking but cannot connect to the network for which it has been configured. The printer may be unable to join the network because of interference, its distance from the wireless access point (wireless router), or until its settings are changed.

  • Page 122

    HECK THE ADDRESS If your network uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC address filter list. This will allow the printer to operate on the network. ING THE ACCESS POINT TO MAKE SURE THE NETWORK IS WORKING Check the AirPort status and, if you do not already know it, find the IP address of the wireless access point.

  • Page 123: Wi-fi Indicator Light Is Still Orange

    Not configured in infrastructure mode • Waiting to be configured for ad hoc mode The printer may be unable to join the network because of interference, its distance from the wireless access point (wireless router), or until its settings are changed. Utilities.

  • Page 124

    ADDRESS If your network uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC address filter list. This will allow the printer to operate on the network. For more information, see “How do I find...

  • Page 125: Wireless Print Server Not Installed

    IP addresses. For more information on locating IP addresses, refer to “How do I locate IP addresses?” on page 53. If the printer and/or the laptop does not have an IP address, or if either has an address of 169.254.x.y (where x and y are any two numbers between 0 and 255): Shut down the device that does not have a valid IP address (the laptop, the printer, or both).

  • Page 126

    Press the arrow buttons until Reset Network Adapter Defaults appears, and then press Press the arrow buttons until Yes appears, and then press The internal wireless print server is reset to factory default settings. To verify, print a network setup page.

  • Page 127: Notices, Product Information, Edition Notice

    The following paragraph does not apply to any country where such provisions are inconsistent with local law: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC., PROVIDES THIS PUBLICATION “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  • Page 128

    This software and any accompanying documentation provided under this agreement are commercial computer software and documentation developed exclusively at private expense. Trademarks Lexmark and Lexmark with diamond design are trademarks of Lexmark International, Inc., registered in the United States and/or other countries. evercolor and PerfectFinish are trademarks of Lexmark International, Inc.

  • Page 129

    Note: To assure compliance with FCC regulations on electromagnetic interference for a Class B computing device, use a properly shielded and grounded cable such as Lexmark part number 1021294 for USB attach. Use of a substitute cable not properly shielded and grounded may result in a violation of FCC regulations.

  • Page 130: European Ec Directives Conformity Statement For Radio Products

    A declaration of conformity with the requirements of the directives has been signed by the Director of Manufacturing and Technical Support, Lexmark International, Inc., S.A., Boigny, France. This product satisfies the Class B limits of EN 55022 and safety requirements of EN 60950.

  • Page 131

    Alulírott, Lexmark International, Inc. nyilatkozom, hogy a termék megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb elõírásainak. Íslenska Hér með lýsir Lexmark International, Inc. yfir því að þessi vara er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC. Italiano Con la presente Lexmark International, Inc.

  • Page 132

    Bil-preżenti, Lexmark International, Inc., jiddikjara li dan il-prodott huwa konformi mal-ħtiġijiet essenzjali u ma dispożizzjonijiet oħrajn relevanti li jinsabu fid-Direttiva 1999/5/KE. Nederlands Hierbij verklaart Lexmark International, Inc. dat het toestel dit product in overeenstemming is met de essentiële eisen en de andere relevante bepalingen van richtlijn 1999/5/EG.

  • Page 133: Power Consumption

    Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for your local sales office phone number. Product disposal Do not dispose of the printer or supplies in the same manner as normal household waste. Consult your local authorities for disposal and recycling options.

  • Page 134

    After this single use, the license to use the print cartridge terminates, and the used cartridge must be returned only to Lexmark for remanufacturing, refilling or recycling. If I buy another cartridge in the future that is sold subject to the above terms, I accept such terms as to that cartridge. If you do not accept the terms of this single use license/agreement;...

  • Page 135

    Lexmark that cannot be excluded or modified. If any such provisions apply, then to the extent Lexmark is able, Lexmark hereby limits its liability for breach of those provisions to one of the following: replacement of the Software Program or reimbursement of the price paid for the Software Program.

  • Page 136

    Lexmark's limited warranty, or for any other claim whatsoever related to the subject matter of this Agreement, Lexmark's and its suppliers’ liability for all types of damages, regardless of the form of action or basis (including contract, breach, estoppel, negligence, misrepresentation, or tort), shall be limited to the greater of $5,000 or the money paid to Lexmark or its Authorized remarketers for the license hereunder for the Software Program that caused the damages or that is the subject matter of, or is directly related to, the cause of action.

  • Page 137

    License Agreement, any other written agreement signed by you and Lexmark relating to your Use of the Software Program). To the extent any Lexmark policies or programs for support services conflict with the terms of this License Agreement, the terms of this License Agreement shall...

  • Page 138: Networking Glossary

    A device that connects multiple devices on a wired network See “SSID (Service Set Identifier)” on page 139 A test to see if your computer can communicate with another device The name you assign to your printer so that you and others can identify it on the network...

  • Page 139

    Measure of how strongly a transmitted signal is being received The name of a wireless network. When you connect a printer to a wireless network, the printer needs to use the same SSID as the network. Also referred to as network name or BSS (Basic Service Set).

  • Page 140: Index

    73 cartridges, print aligning 98 cleaning 98 installing 95 ordering 102 preserving 101 removing 96 using genuine Lexmark 97 wiping 100 changing default settings 28 Power Saver timeout 28 temporary settings 28 changing wireless settings after installation (Mac) 39...

  • Page 141

    IP address of computer 53 finding IP address of computer (Mac) 53 finding IP address of printer 53 IP addresses 53 newspapers, loading on the scanner glass 59 noise emission levels 132 notices 128, 129, 130, 131, 132,...

  • Page 142

    98 cleaning 98 installing 95 ordering 102 preserving 101 refilling 97 removing 96 using genuine Lexmark 97 wiping 100 print jobs, canceling 71 print jobs, resuming 70 print settings saving and deleting 68 printer setting up without a...

  • Page 143

    USB 51 wireless installation will not continue after attaching USB cable 112 wireless network adding a printer to existing ad hoc network 44 common home configurations 45 creating an ad hoc network 41 information needed for setting up wireless printing 36...

  • Page 144

    38 interpreting colors 38 light is not lit 116 Wi-Fi indicator light is blinking orange 118, 121 Wi-Fi indicator light is green printer does not print 116 Wi-Fi indicator light is still orange 123 XPS driver installing 31...

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