Unpack the machine and check the components
USB cable yet.
Warnings tell you what to do to
prevent possible personal injury.
Do not push the paper
in too far.
Install the ink cartridges
The LCD shows:
Open the ink cartridge cover a.
Check the print quality
When the preparation process
Check the quality of the four colour
has finished, the LCD shows this
on the sheet.
Set Paper and Press
Press Colour Start.
If all lines are clear and visible, press
(Yes) to finish the quality check.
If you can see missing short lines, press
(No) and follow the steps on the LCD.
Before you can use the machine, read this Quick Setup Guide
for the correct setup and installation.
Printed in China
Remove the green protective packing
by lifting the front of the machine and then
The components of your box may differ
pulling down on the packing part.
depending on your country.
Save all packing materials and the box in
case for any reason you must ship your
A USB cable is not included.
You need to purchase a USB 2.0 cable
that is no more than 2 metres long.
Remove the plastic bag
Remove the protective tape and film.
cartridges from on top of the paper tray.
Fan the stack of paper well.
Close the paper tray cover
and slowly push the paper
Gently put the paper into
tray back into the machine.
the paper tray.
Check that the paper is flat
in the tray.
Gently adjust the paper side
guides to the paper with
both hands. Make sure the
paper side guides touch the
edges of the paper.
Remove the green protective part a.
Unpack the ink cartridge.
Turn the green knob on the protective yellow cap clockwise until it clicks to release the vacuum
seal, then remove the cap a.
Set the LCD contrast (If needed)
Make sure you have all components.
Approx. 65% yield of the replacement cartridge. For details, see
Consumable items in the User's Guide.
containing the ink
Plastic bags are used in the packaging of your
machine. To avoid danger of suffocation, please
keep these bags away from babies and children.
Connect the power cord
Pull out the paper support
Connect the power cord.
until it clicks, and then unfold
the paper support flap b.
Set the date and time
Press a or b to choose General Setup.
Press a or b to choose LCD Settings.
Press a or b to choose LCD Contrast.
Press d or c to choose Light, Med or Dark.
You can also adjust the angle of the display by
Load plain A4 paper
Pull out the paper tray.
Lift the paper tray cover a.
Set the language
The machine must be ﬁ tted with an earthed plug.
DO NOT connect the USB cable
The control panel warning
LED will stay on until you have
installed the ink cartridges.
Install each ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label.
Take care to match the colour of the lever
with the cartridge
Press a or b repeatedly to enter the last two digits of
the year, and then press OK.
Press a or b to choose
Initial Setup, and then press OK.
Press a or b to choose
Date&Time, and then press OK.
(e.g. Enter 08 for 2008.)
Repeat for Month and Day, and Hours and Minutes
in 24-hour format.
If you make a mistake and want to start again,
press Stop/Exit to go back to step a.
Quick Setup Guide
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Press and slide the
paper side guides
and paper length
to fit the
Make sure that the
on the paper side
up with the mark for
the paper size you
After connecting the power
Choose Yes or No and press
cord, the LCD shows:
Select & Press
Select & Press
Press a or b to choose your
language and press OK.
The languages available may differ depending on your country.
If you set the wrong language, you can change it again after
setting the date and time.
(For details see Changing LCD language in Chapter 3 of the User's Guide.)
Gently push the ink cartridge until it clicks. After all the
ink cartridges are installed close the ink cartridge cover.
The machine will prepare the ink tube system for printing.
This process will take approximately four minutes.
Do not turn off the machine.
Input & Press
Turn the sheet over.