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Dell™ 2130cn Color Laser Printer User's Guide 
Dell™ 2130cn Color Laser Printer User's Guide
Finding Information
About Your Printer
Installing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit and Toner Cartridges
Connecting Your Printer
Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool
Installing Optional Modules
Print Media Guidelines
Loading Print Media
Operator Panel
Printer Settings
Understanding the Tool Box Menus
Understanding the Printer Menus
  Notes, Notices, and Cautions
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Understanding Your Printer Software
Printing
Setting Up for Shared Printing
Understanding Fonts
Understanding Printer Messages
Clearing Jams
Troubleshooting Guide
Installing Printer Drivers
Printing With Web Services on Devices (WSD)
Maintaining Your Printer
Removing Options
Printer Specifications
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    Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.

  • Page 2: Print Media Guidelines

    Back to Contents Page   Print Media Guidelines   Paper   Envelopes   Labels   Storing Print Media   Identifying Print Media Sources and Specifications Print media is paper, labels, envelopes, and coated paper among others. Your printer provides high-quality printing on a variety of print media. Selecting the appropriate print media for your printer helps avoid printing troubles.

  • Page 3: Recommended Paper

    Recommended Paper To ensure the best print quality and feed reliability, use 75 g/m (20 lb) xerographic paper. Business paper designed for general business use also provide acceptable print quality. Only use paper able to withstand high temperatures without discoloring, bleeding, or releasing hazardous emissions. The laser printing process heats paper to high temperatures.

  • Page 4: Printing On Letterhead

    Printing on Letterhead Check with the manufacturer or vendor to determine whether the pre-printed letterhead you have selected is acceptable for laser printers. Page orientation is important when printing on letterhead. Use the following table for help when loading letterhead in the print media sources. Print media source Print side Page orientation...

  • Page 5: Storing Print Media

     Have excessive curl or twist ¡  Are stuck together or damaged in any way ¡  Contain windows, holes, perforations, cutouts, embossing ¡  Use metal clasps, string ties, or metal folding bars ¡  Have an interlocking design ¡  Have postage stamps attached ¡...

  • Page 6: Supported Paper Types

    Monarch LEF (7.5x3.875 in)* Envelope #10 (4.125x9.5 in) DL (110x220 mm) DL LEF (220x110 mm)* Letter (8.5x11 in) Legal (8.5x14 in) Folio (8.5x13 in) Executive (7.25 x 10.5 in) Custom* You can load the paper in two kinds of the paper orientation, the short-edge feed (SEF) and the long edge feed (LEF). The SEF is the paper orientation that is load the paper into the printer from short edge.

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  • Page 8: Loading Print Media

    Back to Contents Page   Loading Print Media   Standard 250-Sheet Tray and Optional 250-Sheet Feeder   Loading Print Media in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray and Optional 250-Sheet Feeder   Single Sheet Feeder   Loading the Single Sheet Feeder   Using the Duplex Function   Using the Output Tray   Using the Output Tray Extension Loading print media properly helps prevent jams and ensures trouble-free printing.

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    NOTE: When you feed paper from the tray loaded with Legal size paper, extend the rear side of the tray.   3. Before loading the print media, flex the sheets back and forth, and then fan them. Straighten the edges of the stack on a level surface.  ...

  • Page 10: Loading Letterhead

      9. Press button until Tray Settings appears, and then press (Set) button.   10. Press button until Tray 1 appears, and then press (Set) button.   11. Press button until Paper Type appears, and then press (Set) button.   12.

  • Page 11: Linking Trays

      Monarch or DL The Monarch or DL envelopes can be loaded in one of the following ways: Load the envelopes short edge feed with the flaps closed and the print side up. Ensure that the flaps come at the right when you face towards the printer. Load the envelopes long edge feed (LEF) with the flaps open and the print side up.

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     Width - 76.2 mm (3.00 inches) to 215.9 mm (8.5 inches)  Length - 127 mm (5.00 inches) to 355.6 mm (14.00 inches)  Loading the Single Sheet Feeder   1. Adjust the width guides to the print media's width.   2. Hold both sides of the print media facing down close to the single sheet feeder, and push it into the printer until it automatically feeds. NOTE: Do not force the print media into the single sheet feeder.

  • Page 13: Using The Duplex Function

    NOTICE: Never use envelopes with windows, coated linings, or self-stick adhesives. These lead to paper jams and can damage the printer. NOTE: Ensure that you load an envelope with the flap completely opened. NOTE: Insert an envelope with the flap side face up and with the stamp area on the bottom right side.  Using the Duplex Function Duplex printing (or two-sided printing) allows you to print on both sides of a sheet of paper automatically.

  • Page 14: Using The Output Tray Extension

     Using the Output Tray Extension The output tray extension is designed to prevent print media from falling from the printer after the print job is complete. Before printing a document, ensure the output tray extension is fully extended. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 15: Printer Settings

      Initializing NVRAM for Network Settings You can change most system settings from your software programs. If your printer is attached to the network, you can change settings from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. To launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, type the printer's IP address in your Web browser. To find your printer's IP address, see "Printing a Printer Settings...

  • Page 16: Using The Tool Box To Change The Printer Settings

    These settings are active until new ones are selected or the factory defaults are restored. To select a new value as a setting:   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.  ...

  • Page 17: Resetting Defaults

      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

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      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 19: Understanding The Tool Box Menus

    Purpose: To display the printer's system information. Values: Dell Service Tag Number Displays Dell's service tag number. Printer Serial Number Displays the printer's serial number. Printer Type Displays the type of printing for the printer. Color Laser is displayed normally.

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    Adjustment Adjust Altitude Adjust Altitude Displays the altitude of the location where the printer is installed. Non-Dell Toner Non-Dell Toner Displays whether or not to use another manufacturer's toner cartridge. Tray 1 Paper Type Displays the paper type setting of the standard 250-sheet tray.

  • Page 21: Printer Maintenance

     Printer Maintenance The Printer Maintenance tab includes the System Settings, Paper Density, Registration Adjustment, Adjust Altitude, Reset Defaults, Non-Dell Toner, Initialize PrintMeter, Tray Settings, TCP/IP Settings, and Network Settings pages. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default menu settings.

  • Page 22: Paper Density

    Bottom Right Does not print the received PDL data as text data. Print Text Prints the received PDL data as text data. Off* Does not insert the banner sheet. Front Banner Sheet Insert Position Back Inserts the banner sheet to the specified position. Front &...

  • Page 23: Adjust Altitude

    Start Initializes system parameters.   Non-Dell Toner When Non-Dell toner cartridge is used, the printer may be severely damaged and may not be covered by your warranty. Purpose: To specify whether or not to use another manufacturer's toner cartridge. Values: Off* Disables the use of another manufacturer's toner cartridge.

  • Page 24: Tray Settings

    Apply New Settings After you complete the settings, press the Apply New Settings button to apply the changes. Restart printer to apply new settings Press the Restart printer to apply new settings button to apply the changes.   Initialize PrintMeter Purpose: To initialize the printer's PrintMeter.

  • Page 25: Network Settings

    Displays the server settings of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Disable to display the server settings of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Display of EWS On* Enable to display the server settings of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.  Diagnosis Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 26: Chart Print

    The Diagnosis tab includes the Chart Print, Machine Check, Paper Wrinkle Check Mode, Environment Sensor Info, Developer Stir Mode, and Refresh Mode pages. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default menu settings.   Chart Print Purpose: To print various charts that can be used for the printer's diagnosis.

  • Page 27: Environment Sensor Info

    Folio (8.5 x 13") Legal (8.5 x 14") Paper Size Executive (7.25 x 10.5") Specifies the size of paper to be used by the Paper Wrinkle Check Mode. Monarch (3.875 x 7.5") Monarch LEF (7.5 x 3.875") DL (110 x 220 mm) DL LEF (220 x 110 mm) C5 (162 x 229 mm) Envelope #10 (4.125 x 9.5")

  • Page 28: Understanding The Printer Menus

    Back to Contents Page   Understanding the Printer Menus   Report/List   Admin Menu   Tray Settings   Stored Print   Setting Panel Lock When your printer is configured as a network printer available to a number of users, the access to the Admin Menu menus can be limited. This prevents other users from using the operator panel to inadvertently change a printer user default that has been set by the administrator.

  • Page 29: Admin Menu

    Purpose: To print the reports for the total number of pages printed. When printed using either the printer control panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, the report will be titled Print Volume Report.   Color Test Page Purpose: To print a page for testing colors.

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    E-Mail Alert Disable Disables the Email Alerts feature. Enable* Enables an access to Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool embedded in the printer. Disable Disables an access to Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool embedded in the printer. Enable* Enable the HTTP-SSL/TLS.

  • Page 31: Usb Settings

    To block data received from certain IP addresses through the wired or wireless network. You can set up to five IP addresses. Any changes made become effective after the printer is turned off and then on. Values: Sets the IP address for Filter n. No.

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    printer. Enter 3 if your printer shares an electrical circuit with room lighting and you notice lights flickering. Select a high value if your printer is in constant use. Under most circumstances, this keeps the printer ready to operate with minimum warm-up time. Select a value between 1 and 30 minutes for power save mode if you want a balance between energy consumption and a shorter warm-up period.

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    Values: English* Français Italiano Deutsch Español Dansk Nederlands Norsk Svenska   Auto Log Print Purpose: To automatically print a log of completed jobs after every 20 jobs. Values: Off* Does not automatically output a log of completed jobs. Automatically outputs a log of completed jobs. Print logs can also be printed using the Report/List menu.

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    Values: Off* Does not print the banner sheet. Front Prints on the beginning of document. Insert Position Back Prints on the end of document. Front & Back Prints on both beginning and end of document. Tray 1* The banner sheet is loaded in standard 250-sheet tray. Specify Tray* Tray 2 The banner sheet is loaded in optional 250-sheet feeder.

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    Purpose: Specifies the default measurement unit displayed after the numeric value on the operator panel. Values: millimeter (mm) Selects millimeter as the default measurement unit. inch (") Selects inch as the default measurement unit. NOTE: The default for mm/inch varies depending on the default Paper Size. The default Paper Size varies depending on country-specific factory default. The default for mm/inch setting is mm when the default Paper Size is A4.

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    Label -6 - +6 Coated -6 - +6 Coated Thick -6 - +6 Envelope -6 - +6 Recycled -6 - +6   Adjust Fuser NOTICE: The print quality changes depending on the setting values you select for this item. Purpose: To adjusts the fuser temperature setting for each paper type.

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    Values: Auto Automatically performs color registration correction. Correct Prints a color registration chart. The color registration chart prints a lattice pattern of yellow, magenta, and cyan lines. On the chart, find the values on the right side that are next to the straightest lines for each of the three colors. If the value for the straightest line is 0, color ColorRegi Chart registration adjustment is not required.

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    NOTICE: Use of a non-Dell toner cartridge may result in some of the printer's functions to be unavailable, a reduction in print quality, or deterioration of printer's reliability. Use of a new Dell brand toner cartridge is recommended for your printer. The Dell warranty does not cover any problems caused by the use of any accessory, part, or component that is not supplied by Dell.

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    Purpose: To specify how text and graphics are oriented on the page. Values: Portrait* Prints text and graphics parallel to the short edge of the paper. Landscape Prints text and graphics parallel to the long edge of the paper.   2 Sided Purpose: To set duplexing as the default for all print jobs.

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    Symbol Set Purpose: To specify a symbol set for a specified font. Values: ROMAN-8* ISO L1 ISO L2 ISO L5 ISO L6 PC-8 PC-8 DN PC-775 PC-850 PC-852 PC-1004 PC-8 TK WIN L1 WIN L2 WIN L5 DESKTOP PS TEXT MC TEXT MS PUB MATH-8...

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    Specify the value in increments of 1. 5-128 Denotes country-specific factory default values. The printer sets the amount of space between each line (vertical line spacing) based on the Form Line and Orientation menu items. Select the correct Form Line and Orientation before changing Form Line. See also: "Orientation"...

  • Page 42: Panel Settings

    The LF command is added. Add-LF CR=CR-LF, LF=LF, FF=FF The CR command is added. Add-CR CR=CR, LF=CR-LF, FF=CR-FF The CR and LF commands are added. CR-XX CR=CR-LF, LF=CR-LF, FF=CR-FF   Default Color Purpose: To specify the color mode to Color or Black. This setting is used for a print job which does not specify a print mode. Value: Black* Prints in the black and white mode.

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    Specifies the size and type of paper loaded in the standard 250-sheet tray or optional 250-sheet feeder. Paper Tray Off* Size and type of paper loaded in the standard 250-sheet tray or optional 250-sheet feeder. Use this menu item to:  Optimize print quality for the specified paper.

  • Page 44: Stored Print

    Paper Size Letter* 8.5x13" Legal Executive "S2" means the print side 2 of the paper. Denotes country-specific factory default values.  Stored Print This Stored Print menu provides applicable printing services such as Secure Print and Proof Print. NOTE: The Stored Print menu is displayed only when the optional 512 MB or more memory is installed on the printer and RAM Disk under System Settings is enabled.

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    7. Press button until Change Password appears, and then press (Set) button.   8. Enter the old password (when you enter it for the first time after doing the settings, enter 0000), and then press (Set) button.   9. Enter the new password, and then press (Set) button.

  • Page 46: Understanding Your Printer Software

    Select a printer from the list view (or Printer Selection) by clicking its name to open a Status Window for a particular printer.   Dell Supplies Management System™  You can launch the Dell Supplies Management System dialog box from the All Programs menu or the desktop icon. You can order consumables by phone or from the web.  ...

  • Page 47: Printer Settings Utility

    Printing". To open the Quick Launch Utility window:   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Additional Color Laser Software® Quick Launch Utility. The Quick Launch Utility dialog box opens.   2. The Quick Launch Utility window provides four buttons; Status Window, Tool Box, Updater, and Troubleshooting.

  • Page 48: Tips For Successful Printing

    Back to Contents Page   Printing   Tips for Successful Printing   Sending a Job to Print   Canceling a Print Job   Printing a Report Page   Using the Print and Hold Function This chapter covers tips for printing, how to print certain lists of information from your printer, and how to cancel a job.  Tips for Successful Printing  ...

  • Page 49: Canceling A Job From The Computer Running Windows

      1. Press Cancel. NOTE: Printing is canceled only for the current job. All the following jobs will continue to print.   Canceling a Job From the Computer Running Windows   Canceling a Job From the Taskbar When you send a job to print, a small printer icon appears in the right corner of the taskbar.  ...

  • Page 50: Printing A Font Sample List

      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 51: Proof Print

     Del after Print  Delete NOTE: To send a job to print as Secure Printing or Proof Printing, select Secure Print or Proof Print in Job Type in the Paper/Output tab of the Printing Preferences dialog box.   Printing Held and Proof Print Jobs  ...

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  • Page 53: Setting Up For Shared Printing

    Back to Contents Page   Setting Up for Shared Printing   Point and Print   Peer-to-Peer ® You can share your new printer on the network using the Drivers and Utilities CD that shipped with your printer, or using Microsoft point and print or peer-to- peer method.

  • Page 54: Point And Print

     Browse Network or My Network Places. Find the host name of the server and look for the shared name you assigned to the printer. Now that the printer is shared, you can install the printer on network clients using the point and print method or the peer-to-peer method.  Point and Print This method is usually the best use of system resources.

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    Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-bit Edition   1. On the Windows desktop of the client computer, click Start® Network.   2. Locate the host name of the server computer, and then double-click the host name.   3. Right-click the shared printer name, and then click Connect.  ...

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    The server host name is the name of the server computer that identifies it to the network. The shared printer name is the name assigned during the server installation process.   5. Click Browse for a printer, and then click Next (For Windows 2000, click OK). If this is a new printer, you may be prompted to install a printer driver.

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    The server host name is the name of the server computer that identifies it to the network. The shared printer name is the name assigned during the server installation process.   4. If this is a new printer, you may be prompted to install a printer driver. If no system driver is available, then you will need to provide a path to available drivers.

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  • Page 59: Understanding Fonts

    Back to Contents Page   Understanding Fonts   Typefaces and Fonts   Bitmapped and Scalable Fonts   Resident Fonts   Symbol Sets  Typefaces and Fonts A font is a set of characters and symbols created with a distinct design. The distinct design is called a typeface. The typefaces you select add personality to a document.

  • Page 60: Bitmapped And Scalable Fonts

    affect how the font looks. However, the point size of a font is an excellent specification of the relative size of a font. The following examples illustrate two very different proportional fonts at 14 point:  Bitmapped and Scalable Fonts The printer uses both bitmapped and scalable fonts. Bitmapped fonts are stored in print memory as predefined patterns of bits that represent a typeface at a specific size, style, and resolution.

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    AntiqueOlv AntiqueOlv It AntiqueOlv Bd CG Omega CG Omega It CG Omega Bd CG Omega BdIt Garamond Antiqua Garamond Krsv Garamond Hlb Garamond KrsvHlb Courier Courier It Courier Bd Courier BdIt LetterGothic LetterGothic It LetterGothic Bd Albertus Md Albertus XBd Clarendon Cd Coronet Marigold...

  • Page 62: Symbol Sets

    CourierPS Ob CourierPS Bd CourierPS BdOb SymbolPS Palatino Roman Palatino It Palatino Bd Palatino BdIt ITCBookman Lt ITCBookman LtIt ITCBookmanDm ITCBookmanDm It HelveticaNr HelveticaNr Ob HelveticaNr Bd HelveticaNr BdOb N C Schbk Roman N C Schbk It N C Schbk Bd N C Schbk BdIt ITC A G Go Bk ITC A G Go BkOb...

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    Symbol Wingdings ITC ZapfDingbats MS Back to Contents Page   Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 64: Understanding Printer Messages

    Contact Support 016-318 Remove the additional memory module from the slot, and then Restart Printer reattach it firmly. If this does not solve the problem, contact Dell. The additional memory module is not fully inserted into the slot. Reseat Memory "Contacting...

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    "Contacting Dell". Contact Support Replace PHD 091-935 Replace the PHD unit. If this does not solve the problem, contact Dell. Replace PHD The PHD unit reaches the end of its life. "Replacing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit ". "Contacting Dell".

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    094-911 Turn the printer off and then on. Contact Support The DTB unit reaches the end of its life. If this does not solve the problem, contact Dell. 094-911 "Contacting Dell". IfMessageReturns CRUM ID An unsupported unit is installed. Remove the unsupported unit and install a supported one.

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    193-700 The printer is in the custom toner cartridge Though some of the toner cartridges reach the end of their lives, you mode. can continue printing. Non-DELL Toner Installed Over Heat 042-700 Since it is abnormally hot inside the printer, Wait for a while with the printer on until the error disappears.

  • Page 68: Clearing Jams

    Back to Contents Page   Clearing Jams   Avoiding Jams   Identifying the Location of Paper Jams   Removing Print Jams From the Single Sheet Feeder   Removing Print Jams From the Standard 250- Sheet Tray   Removing Print Jams From the Fuser   Removing Print Jams From the Duplexer   Removing Print Jams From the Optional 250- Sheet Feeder Careful selection of appropriate print media and proper loading allow you to avoid most jams.

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    4 Optional 250-Sheet Feeder 5 Standard 250-Sheet Tray 6 Front Cover  Removing Print Jams From the Single Sheet Feeder NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path.  ...

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      5. Close the belt unit by pushing it up.   6. Close the front cover.   7. Insert the tray back into the printer, and push until it stops.   CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.  Removing Print Jams From the Standard 250- Sheet Tray NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path.

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      3. Pull the jammed paper out carefully to avoid tearing it. If it is still hard to remove the paper, go to the next step to remove the jammed paper from the inside of the printer.   4. Open the front cover by pushing the side button.  ...

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      8. Insert the tray into the printer, and push until it stops.   CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.  Removing Print Jams From the Fuser NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path.

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      6. Close the cover of the fuser and press down the levers at both ends of the fuser.   7. Confirm that there are no scraps of paper remaining inside the printer, and then close the belt unit.   8.

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      4. Close the cover of the duplexer.   5. Close the front cover.  Removing Print Jams From the Optional 250- Sheet Feeder NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path.  ...

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    4. Open the front cover by pushing the side button and remove the jammed paper. Then, confirm that there are no scraps of paper remaining inside the printer.   5. Close the front cover. NOTE: If the paper jam message is not cleared after closing the front cover, pull out the standard 250-sheet tray from the printer and remove the jammed paper.

  • Page 76: Troubleshooting Guide

    Back to Contents Page   Troubleshooting Guide   Basic Printer Problems   Display Problems   Printing Problems   Print Quality Problems   Abnormal Noise   Jam/Alignment Problems   Option Problem   Other Problems   Contacting Service  Basic Printer Problems Some printer problems can be easy to resolve. If a problem occurs with your printer, check each of the following:  The power cable is plugged into the printer and a properly grounded electrical outlet.

  • Page 77: Print Quality Problems

    NOTE: Some of the following procedures that use the Tool Box can also be performed using the operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For information on how to use the operator panel and Dell Configuration Web Tool, see "Understanding the Printer Menus"...

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    Contact 2.  Select Main Motor Operation Check from the drop-down list box and click the Start button. Go to action 8. Dell. 3.  Click the Play of Sound button to check the motor sound. Does the motor function properly? Ensure that the dispense motor for each toner cartridge functions properly.

  • Page 79: Toner Smears Or Print Comes Off

    Unit". 2.  After you replace the PHD unit, click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. 3.  Click the 4 Colors Configuration Chart button. The task is complete. Contact Dell. The 4 Colors Configuration Chart is printed. Is the problem recovered?  ...

  • Page 80: The Entire Output Is Blank

    2.  Replace the toner cartridges as necessary. Is the problem recovered? If the user is using non-Dell brand toner cartridges, disable the Non-Dell Toner option. 1.  Launch the Tool Box, and click Non-Dell Toner on the Printer Maintenance tab. The task is complete. Go to action 3.

  • Page 81: Part Or The Entire Output Is Black

     PHD unit - 2a Dell.  Fuser - 2b  Main unit of the printer - contact Dell. 3.  Compare the pitch of the color spots on your output with that on the Pitch Configuration Chart, and locate the cause of the problem.

  • Page 82: Vertical Blanks

    "Installing the PHD Unit". 2.  After you replace the PHD unit, click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. 3.  Click the Pitch Configuration Chart button. The task is complete. Contact Dell. The Pitch Configuration Chart is printed. Is the problem recovered?  ...

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    Unit". 2.  After you replace the PHD unit, click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. 3.  Click the 4 Colors Configuration Chart button. The task is complete. Contact Dell. The 4 Colors Configuration Chart is printed. Is the problem recovered?  ...

  • Page 84: Jagged Characters

    2.  Click the Pitch Configuration Chart button. Contact  PHD unit - 2a Dell.  Fuser - 2b The Pitch Configuration Chart is printed.  Main unit of the printer - contact Dell. Is the cause of the problem located? Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 85: Auger Mark

    1.  Launch the Tool Box, and click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. 2.  Click the Pitch Configuration Chart button. Go to action 2. Contact Dell. The Pitch Configuration Chart is printed. Does the output match with the pattern for auger mark? Execute the Developer Stir Mode.

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    NOTE: Some of the following procedures that use the Tool Box can also be performed using the operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For information on how to use the operator panel and Dell Configuration Web Tool, see "Understanding the Printer Menus"...

  • Page 87: The Top And Side Margins Are Incorrect

    NOTE: Some of the following procedures that use the Tool Box can also be performed using the operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For information on how to use the operator panel and Dell Configuration Web Tool, see "Understanding the Printer Menus"...

  • Page 88: Exit Jam

    Use print media that is not damp. The task is Go to action 3a. complete. Is the problem recovered? Replace the PHD unit if you have a spare unit. The task is Contact Dell. complete. Is the problem recovered?   Regi jam    ...

  • Page 89: Other Problems

    The task is complete. Go to action 4. Is the problem recovered? Wipe the retard roller in the standard 250-sheet tray or optional 250-sheet feeder with a dry cloth. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Is the problem recovered?  Option Problem If an option does not operate correctly following installation or stops working:  Turn off the printer, wait for 10 seconds, and then turn on the printer.

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  • Page 91: Installing Printer Drivers

    If your printer is connected directly to a network and the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP firewall is enabled, you cannot view your networked printer(s) when you run the Dell™ printer installation software. To prevent this situation, disable the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, or  Windows XP firewall before you install the Dell printer software. To disable or enable your Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP firewall, perform the following steps.

  • Page 92: Printing And Checking The Printer Settings Page

     If you want to restrict color printing, select the appropriate Dell ColorTrack option. Enter the password when Color-Password Enabled is selected for Dell ColorTrack.   7. Select the software and documentation you want to install, and then click Next. You can specify folders in which to install the Dell software and documentation. To change the folders, click Browse.  ...

  • Page 93: Before Installation

    To set up e-mail alerts:   1. Launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   2. Click E-Mail Alert link.   3. Under Setup E-Mail Lists and Alerts, enter the Primary SMTP Gateway, the Reply Address, and enter your email address or the key operator's email address in the email list box.

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      3. Click Change settings.   4. From the Exceptions tab, check the File and Printer Sharing check box, and then click OK.   For Windows XP:   1. Click start® Control Panel.   2. Select Security Center.   3. Click Windows Firewall.  ...

  • Page 95: Installing The Printer Driver

      2. Double-Click User Accounts.   3. Click Turn User Account Control on or off.   4. Clear the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer check box.   5. Click OK.   6. Restart the computer.  ...

  • Page 96: Setup Security

     If you want to restrict color printing, select the appropriate Dell ColorTrack option. Enter the password when Color-Password Enabled is selected for Dell ColorTrack.   7. Select the software and documentation you want to install, and then click Next. You can specify folders in which to install the Dell software and documentation. To change the folders, click Input.  ...

  • Page 97

      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

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  • Page 99: Adding Roles Of Print Services

    Back to Contents Page   Printing With Web Services on Devices (WSD)   Adding Roles of Print Services   Printer Setup ® ® ® This section provides information for network printing with WSD, the new Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 protocol of Microsoft  Adding Roles of Print Services When you use Windows Server 2008, you need to add the roles of print services to the Windows Server 2008 client.

  • Page 100: Maintaining Your Printer

     Ordering Supplies You can order consumables from Dell on the Internet when using a networked printer. Type the IP address of your printer in your Web browser, launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, and click the Order Supplies at: to order toner for your printer.

  • Page 101: Storing Consumables

    To order by phone, "Contacting Dell". It is recommended that you use Dell toner cartridges for your printer. Dell does not provide warranty coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components not supplied by Dell.  ...

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      3. Pull the cartridge holder outwards until it stops, and then pull the toner cartridge out of the holder.   CAUTION: Do not shake the toner cartridge as it may spill some toner.   Installing a New Toner Cartridge  ...

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      3. Close the side cover.  Replacing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit   CAUTION: Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in your Product Information Guide. NOTICE: To protect the drums of the Print Head Device (PHD) against bright light, close the belt unit within three minutes. If the belt unit remains open for more than three minutes, print quality may deteriorate.

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      5. Turn the four PHD lock levers counter-clockwise.   6. Pull the PHD unit out of the printer.   Installing the PHD Unit   1. Open the PHD packaging.   2. Remove the PHD unit from the packaging. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 105

      3. Completely remove the eight yellow ribbons from the PHD unit.   4. Remove the rear protective cover from the PHD unit. NOTE: Do not remove the front protective cover at this moment.   5. Insert the PHD unit until the line on the handle aligns with the white line on the printer.  ...

  • Page 106

    Dell retard rollers are available only through Dell. To order by phone, see "Contacting Dell". It is recommended to use Dell retard rollers for your printer. Dell does not provide warranty coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components not supplied by Dell.  ...

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    Removing the Used Retard Roller in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray NOTE: Remove all paper or media from the tray before pulling the tray out of the printer.   1. Pull the standard 250-sheet tray out of the printer carefully. Hold the tray with both hands, and remove it from the printer. NOTE: Ensure that you remove all the paper from the standard 250-sheet tray before removing the retard roller.

  • Page 108: Cleaning The Feed Roller Inside The Printer

      3. Load paper and place it in the printer.   CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.  Cleaning the Feed Roller Inside the Printer Clean the feed roller inside the printer if print media does not feed correctly. NOTICE: To protect the drums of the Print Head Device (PHD) against bright light, close the belt unit within three minutes.

  • Page 109

      5. Turn the four PHD lock levers counter-clockwise, and then pull the PHD unit out of the printer. NOTE: Keep the PHD unit in the dark place. Avoid exposing the PHD unit to light.   6. Clean the feed roller inside the printer with a dry cloth.  ...

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      8. Close the belt unit by pushing it up.   9. Close the front cover.   10. Insert the standard 250-sheet tray into the printer, and push until it stops.   CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.  Cleaning the CTD Sensor Inside the Printer Clean the CTD sensor only when an alert for the CTD sensor is shown on the Status Monitor or operator panel.

  • Page 111

      3. Push the side button and open the front cover.   4. Open the belt unit.   5. Clean the CTD sensor inside the printer with a clean dry cotton swab.   6. Close the belt unit by pushing it up.  ...

  • Page 112: Adjusting Color Registration

      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 113

    The following explains how to determine the adjustment values for the fast scan and the slow scan using Chart 1 and Chart 2.   Fast Scan On the Chart 1 of the color registration chart, find the straightest lines where the two black lines and the colored line are most closely aligned for each color (Y, M, and C).

  • Page 114: Entering Values

      Entering Values   When Using the Operator Panel Using the operator panel, enter the values that you found in the color registration chart to make adjustments.   1. Press Menu button.   2. Press button until Admin Menu appears, and then press (Set) button.

  • Page 115

    Using the Tool Box, enter the values that you found in the color registration chart to make adjustments.   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.  ...

  • Page 116: Removing Options

    Back to Contents Page   Removing Options   Removing the Optional 250-Sheet Feeder   Removing a Duplexer   Removing a Memory   Removing the Network Protocol Adapter   Removing the Wireless Printer Adapter If the printer location needs to change or the printer and print media handling options need to be shipped to a new location, all print media handling options must be removed from the printer.

  • Page 117: Removing A Duplexer

    5. Insert the standard 250-sheet tray into the printer, and push until it stops.   CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage the tray or the inside of the printer.   6. Reconnect all cables including the power cable into the back of the printer and turn on the printer.  Removing a Duplexer  ...

  • Page 118: Removing A Memory

     Removing a Memory   1. Ensure that the printer is turned off.   2. Turn the screw on the control board cover in a counter-clockwise direction and open the cover.   3. Remove the control board cover. NOTE: Take off the below edge of the control board cover by turning the control board cover on hinge in the above edge. Next, remove the control board cover by pulling it from the printer.

  • Page 119

      7. Close the control board cover and turn the screw clockwise.  Removing the Network Protocol Adapter   1. Turn off the printer and unplug the power cable. Then, disconnect all cables from the back of the printer.   2. Turn the screw on the control board cover in a counter-clockwise direction and open the cover.  ...

  • Page 120

      5. Install the control board cover. NOTE: Insert the above hinge of the control board cover into the above slit on the printer. Next, insert the below hinge of the control board cover into the below slit on the printer.  ...

  • Page 121

      4. Remove the wireless printer adapter from the printer by releasing the adapter's hook from underside of the wireless printer adapter socket as shown in the following illustration.   5. Install the control board cover. NOTE: Insert the above hinge of the control board cover into the above slit on the printer. Next, insert the below hinge of the control board cover into the below slit on the printer.

  • Page 122: Printer Specifications

    If the manufacturer needs to be contacted, the customer must pay an additional fee for that support. The only time that Dell pays for the third party support is when Dell is responsible for the issue. In the case of getting the printer installed and working, this is configuration and the customer would be responsible for paying.

  • Page 123: Mib Compatibility

    A Management Information Base (MIB) is a database containing information about network devices (such as adapters, bridges, routers, or computers). This information helps network administrators manage the network (analyze performance, traffic, errors, and so on). Dell™ 2130cn Color Laser Printer complies  with standard industry MIB specifications, allowing the printer to be recognized and managed by various printer and network management software systems.

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  • Page 125: Dell Technical Support Policy

    Technician-assisted technical support requires the cooperation and participation of the customer in the troubleshooting process and provides for restoration of the operating system, software program and hardware drivers to the original default configuration as shipped from Dell, as well as the verification of appropriate functionality of the printer and all Dell-installed hardware.

  • Page 126: Contacting Dell

    NOTE: If you do not have an active Internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, in your Dell catalog. Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area.

  • Page 127

    4 Tray Rear Cover 10 Control Board Cover 5 Wireless Printer Adapter Socket 11 Network Protocol Adapter Socket 6 USB Port To order replacement toner cartridges or supplies from Dell:   1. Double-click the printer icon on your desktop. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 128

     Click a DLRMM.EXE from "C:\Program Files\Dell Printers\Additional Color Laser Software\Reorder". NOTE: "C:\Program Files\" may be different depending on the destination of the folder which you installed the Dell software and documentation. b.  Click File on the toolbar, and then click Create Shortcut on the drop- down menu that appears.

  • Page 129: Operator Panel

    Panel Settings appears, and then press (Set) button.   When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 130

      2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK. The Tool Box opens.   3. Click the Printer Settings Report tab.   4. Select Reports from the list at the left side of the page. The Reports page is displayed.

  • Page 131: Finding Information

    Back to Contents Page   Finding Information NOTE: The following are options you need to buy separately.  USB cable  Ethernet cable  Wireless printer adapter  Network protocol adapter  Optional 250-sheet feeder  Duplexer  512 MB or 1024 MB memory     What are you looking for? Find it here Drivers and Utilities CD  Drivers for my printer...

  • Page 132

     Manuals - Printer documentation and product specifications ¡ You can access the Dell Support website at support.dell.com. Select your region on the support page, and fill in the requested details to access help tools and information. Back to Contents Page  ...

  • Page 133: About Your Printer

    Back to Contents Page   About Your Printer   Operator Panel   Protecting Your Printer The following illustrations show the standard Dell™ 2130cn Color Laser Printer. Optional 250-Sheet Feeder   1 Operator Panel NOTE: Your printer allows for a maximum of 3 trays (standard 250-sheet tray, optional 250-sheet feeder, and single sheet feeder).

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    To protect your printer from theft, you can use the optional Kensington lock. Attach the Kensington lock to the security slot of your printer. For details, see the operating instructions supplied with the Kensington lock. Back to Contents Page   Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 135: Installing The Toner Cartridges

    Back to Contents Page   Installing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit and Toner Cartridges   Installing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit   Installing the Toner Cartridges   CAUTION: Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in your Product Information Guide.  Installing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit  ...

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  • Page 137: Connecting Your Printer

      Connecting Your Printer   Choosing the Right Cable   Connecting the Printer Directly to a Computer   Connecting the Printer to the Network   Using the Reset Button  Choosing the Right Cable Your Dell™ 2130cn Color Laser Printer interconnection cable must meet the following requirements:     Connection type Connection specifications USB 2.0 Wireless (Option) IEEE802.11b/802.11g...

  • Page 138: Turn On The Printer

    NOTICE: Do not plug a USB cable into the USB port on your keyboard (If present). A USB port requires a USB cable. Ensure that you match the USB symbol on the cable to the USB symbol on the printer. Plug the other end of the cable into a USB port on the back of the computer.

  • Page 139

      When Using the Tool Box   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 140: Assign An Ip Address

    Assign an IP Address NOTE: When you assign an IP address manually in IPv6 Mode, use the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. To open the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, use the link local address. (To check a link local address, see "Print and Check the Printer Settings...

  • Page 141: Using The Reset Button

    The IP address is assigned to your printer. To verify the setting, open the web browser on any computer connected to the network and enter the IP address into the address bar on the browser. If the IP address is set up correctly, the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool displays in your browser.

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     If the RESET button is not tripped, contact Dell. Do not continue to use the printer if the electric leakage detector is not functioning. Back to Contents Page   Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 143: Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    To fill out printer inventory reports requiring the asset tag number of all the printer in your area, use the Printer Information feature in the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Just type the IP address of each printer on the network to display the asset tag number.

  • Page 144: Using The Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    NOTE: When the printer is connected to the local port, Network Settings cannot be displayed.   1. Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens.   2. Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 145

      Set Password Use the Set Password menu to lock the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool with a password so that other users do not inadvertently change the printer settings you selected. NOTE: You must log in as an administrator to use this feature.

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     Click Advanced, and then specify the printer's IP address in the Do not use proxy server for addresses beginning with field under Exceptions. After setting the language and proxy, type <http://nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn/> (the printer's IP address) in the URL entry field of the browser to activate the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.

  • Page 147: Page Display Format

      Top Frame The Top Frame is located at the top of all pages. When Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool is activated, the current status and specifications of the printer are displayed in the Top Frame on every page. The following items are displayed in the Top Frame.

  • Page 148: Changing The Settings Of The Menu Items

     Changing the Settings of the Menu Items Some menus allow you to change the printer settings through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. When you are accessing these menus, the authentication dialog appears on the screen. Type a user name and password for the printer's administrator by following the prompts displayed in the dialog box.

  • Page 149: Printer Status

    Magenta Cartridge Level Displays the percent of toner remaining in each toner cartridge. When a cartridge is empty, a message appears. The text Call or Order is linked to the Dell Printer Supplies website. Yellow Cartridge Level Black Cartridge Level Indicates that there is some paper in the tray but the quantity is unknown.

  • Page 150: Printer Jobs

      Printer Jobs The Printer Jobs menu contains information on the Job List and Completed Jobs pages. These pages show the details of the status regarding each protocol or the print jobs.   Job List Purpose: To confirm the print jobs that are being processed. Click the Refresh button to update the screen. Values: Displays the job ID.

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    Displays whether to emit the tone when the operator panel input is incorrect. Off indicates that the tone is Invalid Key Tone disabled. Machine Ready Tone Displays whether to emit the tone when the printer becomes ready. Off indicates that the tone is disabled. Job Completed Tone Displays whether to emit the tone when a print job is complete.

  • Page 152

    Frame. Web Link Customization Regular Displays the regular URL (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Premier Displays the premier URL (http://premier.dell.com) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Tray 1 Paper Type Displays the paper type setting of the standard 250-sheet tray.

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    Power Saver Timer Sets the time for transition to Power Saver Mode 2. Mode 2 Control Panel Tone Specifies whether to enable the tone that is emitted when the operator panel input is correct. Invalid Key Tone Specifies whether to enable the tone that is emitted when the operator panel input is incorrect. Machine Ready Tone Specifies whether to enable the tone that is emitted when the printer becomes ready.

  • Page 154

    Re-enter Password Enter the new password again to confirm. NOTE: This menu sets a password to lock the operator panel. When changing the password for the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, click Set Password on the Left Frame and set the password.

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    Values: Plain Sets the temperature settings for the fuser for plain paper within the range of -6 to 6. Plain Thick Sets the temperature settings for the fuser for thick plain paper within the range of -6 to 6. Transparency Sets the temperature settings for the fuser for transparencies within the range of -6 to 6. Covers Sets the temperature settings for the fuser for cover paper within the range of -6 to 6.

  • Page 156: Print Server Settings

    NOTICE: Use of a non-Dell toner cartridge may result in some of the printer's functions to be unavailable, a reduction in print quality, or deterioration of printer's reliability. Use of a new Dell brand toner cartridge is recommended for your printer. The Dell warranty does not cover any problems caused by the use of any accessory, part, or component that is not supplied by Dell.

  • Page 157

    items. If you want to change the settings, go to the pages in the Print Server Settings tab. Values: Ethernet Settings Displays the current settings of Ethernet transmission rate and the duplex settings. Current Ethernet Settings Displays the current Ethernet settings. Ethernet MAC Address Displays the printer's MAC address.

  • Page 158

    Remote peers IPv4 address Displays the IP address to connect to. Remote peers IPv6 address Displays the IP address to connect to. Non IPsec communication Displays the status of the Non IPsec communication policy feature. policy Enable IEEE 802.1x Displays the status of IEEE 802.1x. *1*4 802.1x Authentication Method...

  • Page 159

      Print Server Settings The Print Server Settings tab includes Basic Information, Port Settings, Wireless LAN, TCP/IP, NetWare, E-Mail Alert, and SNMP pages.   Basic Information Purpose: To configure the printer's basic information. Values: Printer Name Specifies the name of the printer using up to 31 alphanumeric characters. Location Specifies the location of the printer using up to 63 alphanumeric characters.

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    Wireless MAC Address Displays the MAC address of the printer's wireless network adapter. Settings Link Channel Displays the channel number of the printer's wireless connection. Link Quality Displays the quality of the printer's wireless network connection. Encryption Select the security method from the list. WEP Key Code Select the WEP key code from either Hex or Ascii.

  • Page 161

    Active Mode Permit Permits printing from specified network address. Disabled Disables the IP Filter feature for the specified IP address. An optional network protocol adapter is required to display the item. This item is only available for LPD or Port9100. To configure the IP Filter feature, enter an IP address to be filtered in the Address field and the Subnet Mask in the Address Mask field.

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    Purpose: To configure detailed settings for NetWare. Values: Device Specifies the printer name up to 47 alphanumeric characters. For PServer Mode, set the Print Server Name (Print Server Object Name). The original setting remains valid if no input is made. Name* Active Mode Displays the current mode for Active Mode.

  • Page 163

    0 and ffff. IP socket mmmmm is a variable value between 0 and 65535. Authenticate Error Trap Select the check box to notify Authenticate Error Trap. The default value of each items can be changed by using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   SNMP v3 Purpose: To edit the detailed settings of SNMP v3 protocol.

  • Page 164

    Purpose: To set or change the password that is required to access the printer's setup parameters from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Set the password of the operator panel from Panel Lock in the Printer Settings. This page can also be displayed by clicking Set Password in the Left Frame.

  • Page 165: Copy Printer Settings

    60 seconds. After that, you can check whether the settings were copied to this page. And you need to click the Copy the settings to the Host in the above list and reboot the machine button of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool in the destination printer to verify if the settings were actually copied or not.

  • Page 166: Print Volume

    NOTE: The history is cleared by turning off the printer.   Print Volume The Print Volume menu includes the Print Volume and Dell ColorTrack pages.   Print Volume Purpose: To verify the number of printed pages. This page can also be displayed by clicking Print Volume in the Left Frame.

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    Password Displays the password associated with the user name in asterisks, or allows you to enter a password for the new entry. Re-enter Password Enter the password again to confirm. Color Mode Limitation Specifies whether to permit only monochrome printing or both color and monochrome printing. Upper Limit for Color Print Sets the maximum number of color pages the user is permitted to print.

  • Page 168

    Back to Contents Page   Installing Optional Modules   Installing the Optional 250-Sheet Feeder   Installing a Duplexer   Installing a Memory   Installing the Network Protocol Adapter   Installing and Configuring the Wireless Printer Adapter You can make the printer more functional by installing the options. This chapter describes how to install the printer's options such as the duplexer and optional 250-sheet feeder.

  • Page 169

      When Using the Tool Box a.  Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens. b.  Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 170: Installing A Duplexer

    For Windows Server® 2008/Server 2008 x64 a.  Click Start® Control Panel® Printers. b.  Right-click the printer icon of the Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer and select Properties. c.  Click the Options tab, and then select Get Information from Printer. d.  Click Apply, and then click OK.

  • Page 171

    2. Remove all packaging from the duplexer.   3. Push the side button and open the front cover.   4. Remove the connector cap.   5. Install the duplexer into the inside of the front cover. NOTE: Ensure that the duplexer is parallel to the front cover when action is being carried out. NOTE: Align the groove on the right tip of the duplexer to the projection on the front cover.

  • Page 172

      When Using the Tool Box a.  Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens. b.  Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 173

    For Windows Vista/Vista x64 a.  Click Start® Control Panel® Hardware and Sound® Printers. b.  Right-click the printer icon of the Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer and select Properties. c.  Click the Options tab, and then select Get Information from Printer.

  • Page 174

      3. Remove the control board cover. NOTE: Take off the below edge of the control board cover by turning the control board cover on hinge in the above edge. Next, remove the control board cover by pulling it from the printer.  ...

  • Page 175

      When Using the Tool Box a.  Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens. b.  Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 176

     Click Start® Control Panel® Hardware and Sound® Printers. b.  Right-click the printer icon of the Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer and select Properties. c.  Click the Options tab, and then select Get Information from Printer. d.  Click Apply, and then click OK.

  • Page 177

      1. Ensure that the printer is turned off and all the cables are unplugged including the power cable from the rear of the printer.   2. Turn the screw on the control board cover in a counter-clockwise direction and open the cover.  ...

  • Page 178

      When Using the Tool Box a.  Click start® All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens. b.  Click the name of this printer listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 179

    To complete wireless installation you will require a USB cable for temporary connection during configuration (sold separately).   Before Installing the Wireless Printer Adapter To install the Dell Wireless Printer Adapter, follow one of the methods; Either   Video instructions (Recommended)  ...

  • Page 180

      Method 2: Using the printer's Tool Box a.  Click start ® All Programs ® Dell Printers ® Dell 2130cn Color Laser Printer ® Tool Box. The Select Printer dialog box opens. b.  Click Dell 2130cn Color Laser PCL 6 listed in Printer Name, and then click OK.

  • Page 181

      7. Verify that the Network (Wireless) section exists.   8. Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD provided with the printer. The setup_assist.exe file launches automatically.   9. Click the How to Install Options button on the Easy Setup Navigator window. The How to Install Options window opens.

  • Page 182: Determining The Wireless Network Settings

    The Wireless Settings Tool window opens. Follow on screen instructions. NOTE: For more information to configuring the Wireless Printer Adapter see "Wireless Installation using Wireless Settings Tool".   Determining the Wireless Network Settings You need to know the settings for the wireless network to set up the wireless printer. For details of the settings, contact your network administrator. Wireless SSID Specifies the name that identifies the wireless...

  • Page 183

      3. Press How to Install Options button.   4. Press Wireless Printer Adapter.   5. Press Skip video to launch the wireless settings tool.   6. In the list on the Select Printer screen, select the target printer that you are making wireless setting for, and then click Next.  ...

  • Page 184: Wireless Installation Using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

     Click Close in the dialog box after confirming the connection is a success.   Wireless Installation using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool   Scene 1. Install a printer to the already-operating wireless network (When wireless setting is already set to your computer)  ...

  • Page 185

      4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using WEB browser. e.g.: http://168.254.1.1/   5. Change the wireless setting of the printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   6. Reboot the printer.   7. Restore the wireless setting on your computer.

  • Page 186

    Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) networks only and close the Advanced dialog box. When wireless infrastructure mode is set to the printer: Select Access point (Infrastructure) networks only and close the Advanced dialog box. f.  Select the setting that you send to the printer in the list in Preferred Network group. g.

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    i.  Click the Move up button to move the newly added SSID to the top of the list. j.  Click OK to close the Property dialog box. NOTE: When your operating system is earlier than Windows 2000, create settings according to the manual of the wireless settings tool provided by your wireless device manufacturer.

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     Scroll back to IP Address. h.  Manually enter the IP address using the directional buttons on the control panel and press enter button. IP Address 172.031.000.041*   4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using WEB browser. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

  • Page 189

      5. Change the wireless setting of the printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   6. Reboot the printer.   7. Restore the wireless setting on your computer. NOTE: If your computer provides a wireless printer adapter tool, change the wireless settings using this tool. Or you can change the wireless settings using the tool provided by the operating system.

  • Page 190

    For Windows Vista: a.  Open Control Panel. b.  Select Network and Internet. c.  Select Network and Sharing Center. d.  Select Connect to a network. e.  Select the original setting from the network items listed in Connect to a network, and then click Connect. For Windows Server 2008: a.

  • Page 191

    i.  Click the Move up button to move the newly added SSID to the top of the list. j.  Click OK to close the Property dialog box. NOTE: When your operating system is earlier than Windows 2000, create settings according to the manual of the wireless settings tool provided by your wireless device manufacturer.

  • Page 192

      4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using a WEB browser.   5. Create wireless setting of the printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   6. Reboot the printer.   7. Restore the wireless setting on your computer.

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    NOTE: If your computer provides a wireless printer adapter tool, change the wireless settings using this tool. Or you can change the wireless settings using the tool provided by the operating system. See the instructions below. For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: a.

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    f.  Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) networks only and close the Advanced dialog box. g.  Click the Add button to display Wireless network properties. h.  Under the Association tab, enter the following information and click OK. Network name (SSID): dell_device Network Authentication: Open Data encryption: Disabled Ad hoc network: checked...

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     Scroll back to IP Address. h.  Manually enter the IP address using the directional buttons on the control panel and press enter button. IP Address 172.031.000.041*   4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using WEB browser. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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      5. Change the wireless setting of the printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.   6. Reboot the printer.   7. Restore the wireless setting on your computer. NOTE: If your computer provides a wireless printer adapter tool, change the wireless settings using this tool. Or you can change the wireless settings using the tool provided by the operating system.

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     Select Connect Anyway in the warning dialog box indication indicating you are entering an unsecured area. f.  Click Close in the dialog box after confirming the connection is a success.   Wireless Setting through Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool - Advanced setup   Access point (Infrastructure, DHCP network)  ...

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    Scroll down and select TCP/IP. v. Scroll down and select IPv4. vi. Scroll down and select IP Address. (Default IP address range: 169.254.xxx.yyy) IP Address 169.254.000.041*   3. Access Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool on your computer browser. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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     Ensure your computer has the same IP address range as the printer wireless adapter. e.g. 169.254.xxx.zzz c.  Access the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the WEB browser, and then type printer wireless adapter settings in the address field of the browser.

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    NOTE: If your computer provides a wireless printer adapter tool, change the wireless settings using this tool. Or you can change the wireless settings using the tool provided by the operating system. See the instructions below. For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: a.

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    NOTE: Be sure to write down the current wireless computer settings in steps d and f so that you can restore them later. e.  Click the Advanced button. f.  Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) networks only and close the Advanced dialog box. g.

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    5. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the WEB browser. e.g.: http://:192.168.1.2   6. Change wireless settings of the printer from Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. a.  Click Print Server Settings on the left navigational bar. b.  Click Print Server Settings tab.

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      7. Restore the previous wireless settings for your computer. NOTE: If your computer provides a wireless printer adapter tool, change the wireless settings using this tool. Or you can change the wireless settings using the tool provided by the operating system. See the instructions below. For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: a.

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    f.  Select Connect Anyway in the warning dialog box indication indicating you are entering an unsecured area. g.  Click Close in the dialog box after confirming the connection is a success. For Windows Server 2008: a.  Open Control Panel. b.  Select Network and Sharing Center. c.

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