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  • Page 1 User's Guide User's Guide IMPORTANT: Read this manual carefully before using your printer. Save this manual for future reference. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 2: Laser Printer

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  • Page 3 Manuals for the Printer The manuals for this printer are arranged as follows. Please refer to them for detailed information. Guides with this symbol are PDF manuals included on the Guides with this symbol are printed manuals. CD-ROM accompanying CD-ROM. Installation •...
  • Page 4: How This Manual Is Organized

    Chapter 8 Appendix Considerable effort has been made to ensure that this manual is free of inaccuracies and omissions. However, as we are constantly improving our products, if you need an exact specification, please contact Canon. Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ............vii How To Use This Manual .
  • Page 6 Chapter 2 Using the Printer Turning the Printer ON/OFF ........2-2 Turning the Printer ON .
  • Page 7 Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray ....... 3-38 Loading Paper in the Multi-purpose Tray ......3-39 Loading Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Transparencies, or Labels in the Multi-purpose Tray .
  • Page 8 Chapter 5 Printing Environment Settings Setting Items ........... .5-2 SETUP Menu .
  • Page 9 Service Call Display..........7-34 When You Cannot Obtain Appropriate Printout Results .
  • Page 10: Preface

    Preface Thank you for purchasing the Canon LBP3460. Please read this manual thoroughly before operating the printer in order to familiarize yourself with its capabilities, and to make the most of its many functions. After reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 11: Illustrations Used In This Manual

    Illustrations Used in This Manual The toner cartridge used for the illustrations in this manual is the one that can print • approximately 6,000 pages (Canon Genuine Cartridge). The names of the indicators and keys are described in English in the illustrations •...
  • Page 12: Abbreviations Used In This Manual

    Abbreviations Used in This Manual In this manual, product names and model names are abbreviated as follows: ® ® Microsoft Windows 98 operating system: Windows 98 ® ® Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition operating system: Windows Me ® ® Microsoft Windows NT operating system: Windows NT ®...
  • Page 13: Legal Notices

    Legal Notices EMC Directive (220 - 240 V model) "This equipment has been tested in a typical system to comply with the technical requirements of EMC Directive." Use of shielded cable is necessary to comply with the technical requirements of •...
  • Page 14: International Energy Star-program

    CAUTION Performance of procedures other than those specified in this manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure. International Energy Star-Program As an E Partner, Canon Inc. has determined that NERGY this product meets the E Program for energy NERGY efficiency.
  • Page 15: Weee Directive

    Agfa Corporation. Copyright © 1997-2001 Agfa Monotype Corporation. Trademarks Canon, the Canon Logo, LBP, and NetSpot are trademarks of Canon Inc. Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Reader are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Apple, AppleTalk, Mac OS, Macintosh, and TrueType are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
  • Page 16: Copyright

    Other product and company names herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright Copyright 2005 by Canon Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of Canon Inc.
  • Page 17: Disclaimers

    Disclaimers The information in this manual is subject to change without notice. CANON INC. MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEREOF, WARRANTIES AS TO MARKETABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF USE OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT.
  • Page 18: Legal Limitations On The Usage Of Your Product And The Use Of Images

    Legal Limitations on the Usage of Your Product and the Use of Images Using your product to scan, print or otherwise reproduce certain documents, and the use of such images as scanned, printed or otherwise reproduced by your product, may be prohibited by law and may result in criminal and/or civil liability. A non-exhaustive list of these documents is set forth below.
  • Page 19: Important Safety Instructions

    USB cable b b b b if it is connected. Then, unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet c c c c and contact your local authorized Canon dealer.
  • Page 20 - Cups, vases, flowerpots, and other containers filled with water or liquids CAUTION Do not install the printer in unstable locations, such as unsteady platforms or • inclined floors, or in locations subject to excessive vibrations, as this may cause the printer to fall or tip over, resulting in personal injury.
  • Page 21: Power Supply

    Power Supply WARNING Do not damage or modify the power cord. Also, do not place heavy objects on the • power cord, or pull on or excessively bend it, as this could cause electrical damage and result in a fire or electrical shock. Keep the power cord away from a heat source;...
  • Page 22: Handling

    Then, unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Otherwise, this may result in a fire or electrical shock. Do not use highly flammable sprays near the printer. If gas from these sprays comes •...
  • Page 23: Maintenance And Inspections

    - Never open covers other than those instructed in this manual. - Do not remove the caution label attached to the cover of the laser scanner unit. - If the laser beam escapes from the printer, exposure may cause serious damage to your eyes.
  • Page 24: Consumables

    The fixing unit and its surroundings inside the printer become hot during use. When • removing jammed paper or when inspecting the inside of the printer, do not touch the fixing unit and its surroundings, as doing so may result in burns or electrical shock. When removing jammed paper or replacing a toner cartridge, take care not to allow •...
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  • Page 26: Before You Start

    Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 27: Features And Benefits

    0 second warm-up time (approximately 9 seconds when the printer is ON) and high-speed output of the TrueType fonts, LBP3460 has increased the printing speed on fast printing and multiple page printing as well as copy mode printing that achieves fine high-speed printing.
  • Page 28: Reducing Toner Consumption

    Windows NT/2000/XP. ■ Printer Drivers and Utilities LBP3460 is provided with the printer driver for PCL 5e/PCL 6 that supports Windows 98/ Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista and UFR II Printer Driver that supports Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista and Mac OS X, allowing you to print from a various kinds of system environment.
  • Page 29: Optional Equipment

    Optional Equipment Below is a list of the options available for this printer. For more information, consult your local authorized Canon dealer. ■ Paper Feeder This printer is supplied with 2 paper sources: the paper cassette and multipurpose tray. By installing the optional paper feeder, up to 3 paper sources can be used.
  • Page 30: Parts And Their Functions

    Parts and Their Functions This printer consists of components that perform various functions. This section describes the name and function of each part in order for you to use this printer properly to make full use of its functions. Printer The following are the parts and functions of the printer unit.
  • Page 31: Rear View

    c c c c Control Panel i i i i Paper Guides Displays the printer status and allows you to specify Adjust the position of the paper guides to the width the settings. (See p. 1-8) of the paper loaded in the multi-purpose tray. You can load paper up to the load limit marks on this d d d d Ventilation Slots tray.
  • Page 32: Inner View

    d d d d Rating Label h h h h 10 Indicator (Green) The current value indicated in this rating label shows Comes on when the printer is connected to a the average power current consumption. network by 10BASE-T. e e e e Power Socket i i i i 100 Indicator (Green) Connect the supplied power cord to this socket.
  • Page 33: Control Panel

    Control Panel The control panel on the top of the printer allows you to check the printer status and use the printer functions. * The panel cover on which the names of the indicators or keys on the control panel are indicated is supplied with the printer depending on the country or region.
  • Page 34 f f f f [OK] Key j j j j Paper Source Indicators (Green) On offline: Does not function when the printer is offline. The indicator for the currently selected paper source On online: comes on. Does not function when the printer is online. Blinking: On menu operation: There is no paper in the currently selected paper...
  • Page 35: Display

    Display The display on the printer's control panel is as shown in the following. It displays the printer status, messages, items and settings of the menu functions. When the printer is ready to print When operating the printer using the control panel 00 READY CONTROL MENU →...
  • Page 36 Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 37: Turning The Printer On/off

    Turning the Printer ON/OFF The printer can be turned ON/OFF using the power switch on the right side of the printer body. Be sure to observe the following instructions in order to prevent unexpected problems. Turning the Printer ON To use this printer, press "I" of the power switch to turn the printer ON. After running a self-diagnostic test on the printer unit and optional accessories, the printer will be ready to print.
  • Page 38: Turning The Printer Off

    If no abnormality is found during the self-diagnostic test, the Online indicator, Ready indicator and Paper Source indicator for the currently selected paper source come on, <00 READY> appears in the display, and the printer is ready to print. Ready Indicator Paper Source Indicator Online Indicator The following information is displayed in the display.
  • Page 39: Power Saving (power Save Mode)

    Make sure that the Job indicator is off. Press " " of the power switch on the printer. Power Saving (Power Save Mode) You can reduce power consumption efficiently by using Power Save Mode when the printer is idle or not in use. There are the following two kinds of Power Save Mode.
  • Page 40 NOTE You can release Power Save Mode by setting TIMER SETTINGS to WAKE UP TIME • (See p. 5-14). To configure the printer so that it does not enter Power Save Mode, set POWER SAVE • MODE (See p. 5-10) to OFF. To contigure the printer so that it dose not enter Power Save Mode when an error is •...
  • Page 41 ■ Power Save Mode 2 (Deep Sleep Mode) ... Power-saving effect: Large The printer enters Power Save Mode 2 when it is in any of the following conditions. Condition 1 Condition 2 POWER SAVE MODE is set to DEEP POWER SAVE MODE is set to DEEP SLEEP.
  • Page 42: Online And Offline

    Online and Offline When the printer can receive data from the computer and print the data, the printer is in the state of "Online", and when the printer is disconnected with the computer and cannot receive data, the printer is in the state of "Offline". To perform the settings for each menu using the control panel, switch the printer status as follows: O: The status that you can enter the menu...
  • Page 43: Placing The Printer Offline

    NOTE If the printer has entered Power Save Mode, the Online indicator is off even when the printer is online, and only the Ready indicator is on. If the printer receives data while it is in Power Save Mode, the mode is released, the Online indicator comes on, and the printer is ready to print.
  • Page 44: Canceling A Job

    Canceling a Job When a part of print data has already been sent to the printer, the print job may not be finished even if you cancel the job from the computer. In this case, you can output the data to finish the printing process of the printer or cancel the job being processed in the printer or all the jobs.
  • Page 45: Canceling A Job (cancel Job)

    Select FORM FEED using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. FORM FEED → The data remaining in the memory is printed. Canceling a Job (Cancel Job) If you want to cancel the job currently being printed, perform [Cancel Job] using the following procedure.
  • Page 46: Canceling The Process Currently Being Performed (soft Reset)

    Canceling the Process Currently Being Performed (Soft Reset) If you want to cancel the process currently being performed, perform [Soft Reset] using the following procedure. A soft reset deletes the print data received by all the interfaces, the job being processed, and the print data in the printer memory. IMPORTANT Be sure to operate the printer from the computer to canceling printing before canceling •...
  • Page 47: Canceling All The Jobs (hard Reset)

    Canceling All the Jobs (Hard Reset) When you want to delete all the jobs and data sent to memory for some reason, perform [Hard Reset] using the following procedure. A hard reset deletes the print data received by all the interfaces, the job being processed, and the print data in the printer memory.
  • Page 48 Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 49: Paper Requirements

    Paper Requirements Usable Paper To ensure optimum performance, use only paper that falls within the specifications in the following lists. Using inappropriate paper may result in deterioration in print quality or paper jams. IMPORTANT Print speed may drop depending on the settings for the paper size, paper type, and total •...
  • Page 50: Paper Type

    Paper Source Paper Size Cassette 2 Multi-purpose Tray Cassette 1 (Optional) Envelope Envelope DL 110.0 mm x 220.0 mm Envelope COM10 104.7 mm x 241.3 mm Envelope C5 162.0 mm x 229.0 mm Envelope Monarch 98.4 mm x 190.5 mm Envelope B5 176.0 mm x 250.0 mm *1 You can load paper of the following custom sizes.
  • Page 51 ■ Plain paper This printer can print plain paper that is 76.2 to 215.9 mm wide, 127.0 to 355.6 mm long, and that weighs between 64 and 80 g/m , including the standard size paper sizes: A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, and Executive. A4, Legal, and Letter sizes can be used for automatic 2-sided printing.
  • Page 52 ■ Envelope The envelopes that can be used with this printer are as follows: You can feed envelopes from the multi-purpose tray. Envelope DL Envelope Monarch Envelope B5 (110.0 mm x 220.0 mm) (98.4 mm x 190.5 mm) 176.0 mm x 250.0 mm Envelope COM10 Envelope C5 (104.7 mm x 241.3 mm)
  • Page 53: Abbreviations Of Paper Sizes

    When printing envelopes of the Envelope B5 size, close the flaps and load them so that • the envelopes are printed from the top (the edge with the flap). : Feeding direction) When printing envelopes, output them to the face-up output tray. •...
  • Page 54: Printable Area

    Printable Area The following shows the printable area of this printer: ■ Plain Paper/Heavy Paper/Transparency/Label You cannot print on any area within 5 mm (4.23 mm) of the edges of paper. - UFR II Printer Driver - PCL5e/PCL6 Printer Driver 5 mm 5 mm 4.23 mm...
  • Page 55: Unusable Paper

    Unusable Paper To avoid problems such as paper jams and other malfunctions, the following types of paper should never be used: IMPORTANT Paper that jams easily • - Paper that is too thick or too thin - Irregularly-shaped paper - Wet or moist paper - Torn or damaged paper - Rough, extremely smooth, or glossy paper - Paper with binding holes or perforations...
  • Page 56: Storing Paper

    Storing Paper The quality of paper may deteriorate if it is stored improperly even when the paper meets the normal specifications. Inferior paper may cause misfeeds, paper jams, or deterioration in print quality. Observe the following guidelines when storing and handling paper: IMPORTANT Store paper away from moisture since paper quality deteriorates in a moist environment.
  • Page 57: Paper Source

    Paper Source This printer is supplied with two paper sources: the paper cassette (Cassette 1) and multi-purpose tray. By installing the optional paper feeder (Cassette 2), up to 3 paper sources can be used. ● Paper Level Indicator The paper cassette has a paper level indicator (A) that shows the amount of paper remaining in the cassette.
  • Page 58: Paper Source Type

    Paper Source Type This printer has the following paper sources: (A): Multi-purpose Tray (B): Cassette 1 (C): Cassette 2 (Optional) IMPORTANT If you are printing from Cassette 2, make sure that Cassette 1 is set before printing. If you print from Cassette 2 when Cassette 1 is not set, this will cause paper jams. Paper Capacity for Paper Source Paper Source Paper Type...
  • Page 59: Selecting A Paper Source

    Selecting a Paper Source A paper source can be selected using the following procedure. ■ When printing from Windows or Macintosh Select a paper source in the printer driver. Because the default setting for the paper selection in the printer driver is [Auto], if a paper size is specified by an application, the printer selects the paper source automatically and feeds paper from the paper source.
  • Page 60: Precautions For Handling The Multi-purpose Tray Or Paper Cassette

    NOTE CASSETTE 2 is displayed only when the paper feeder is installed. • If paper of the same size is loaded in two or more paper sources when the paper • source setting is specified to be selected automatically, paper is fed from the upper paper source regardless of the status of the paper source indicators.
  • Page 61 NOTE Before closing the multi-purpose tray, remove any loaded paper. Keep the multi-purpose tray closed when it is not used. 3-14 Paper Source Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 62: Output Trays

    Output Trays Output Tray Types This printer has two output trays: "face-down output tray" and "face-up output tray". Do not switch the output tray during printing. This may result in misfeeds. CAUTION Keep your hands or clothing away from the roller in the output area. Even if the printer is not printing, sudden rotation of the roller may catch your hands or clothing, resulting in personal injury.
  • Page 63 When outputting Legal size paper or other long-size paper to the face-down output tray, open the face-down output tray support to prevent the paper from hanging out of the tray. When you use the face-down output tray support, gently open it until it stops.
  • Page 64: Face-up Output Tray

    Face-up Output Tray Printed paper is output to the face-up output tray on the rear of the printer unit with the printed side facing up. The face-up output tray is suitable to print transparencies, labels, or envelopes which tend to curl, since the printed paper is output flattened.
  • Page 65: Paper Capacity Of The Output Trays

    Paper Capacity of the Output Trays Output Tray* Paper Type Face-down Output Tray Face-up Output Tray Plain paper (64 g/m Approx. 250 sheets Approx. 50 sheets Heavy paper (90 g/m Approx. 100 sheets Approx. 50 sheets Heavy paper (128 g/m Approx.
  • Page 66: Selecting An Output Tray

    Selecting an Output Tray Switching to the Face-up Output Tray To switch to the face-up output tray, open the face-up output tray , and then pull out the extension tray as shown in the figures. When you use the extension tray, pull it out completely until it stops.
  • Page 67: Switching To The Face-down Output Tray

    Switching to the Face-down Output Tray To switch to the face-down output tray, place the extension tray back in its slot and then close the face-up output tray as shown in the figures. 3-20 Output Trays Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 68: Printing From The Paper Cassette

    Printing from the Paper Cassette The paper cassette can be loaded with plain paper (64 to 80 g/m ), heavy paper (90 to 120 g/m ) at sizes of A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive, and Custom Size. When the paper cassette runs out of paper, <11 NO "size" PAPER> appears in the display, or the Paper Source indicator blinks indicating the status.
  • Page 69: Precautions On Loading Paper

    ■ Specifying the Paper Settings in the Printer Driver (See Driver Guide) When printing from the printer driver, specify the following settings. For more details on using the printer driver, see Help of the printer driver. [Page Setup] Sheet [Output Size] = the size of the loaded paper [Paper Source] Sheet [Paper Source] = [Cassette1] [Cassette 2]...
  • Page 70: Loading Paper In The Paper Cassette

    ■ When a message that informs you of a paper-out condition or requests paper replacement is displayed 11 NO A4 PAPER PC LOAD A4 ■ When the printer is OFF Loading Paper in the Paper Cassette Load paper in the paper cassette. The paper loading methods are different between standard size paper and custom size paper.
  • Page 71 IMPORTANT For more details on the usable paper, see "Usable Paper," on p. 3-2. • For details on handling the paper cassette, see "Precautions for Handling the • Multi-purpose Tray or Paper Cassette," on p. 3-13. Do not load paper other than plain paper (64 to 80 g/m ) and heavy paper (90 to 120 g/ •...
  • Page 72 When changing the size of the paper to be loaded, adjust the length of the paper cassette and change the positions of the paper guides. ● While holding the lock release lever of the side paper guides, slide the guides to the mark for the size of the paper to be loaded. The side paper guides move together.
  • Page 73: Paper Guide

    IMPORTANT Do not use the "8.5 x 13" position. Load the paper stack so that the rear edge is aligned with the paper guide. Cassette 1 Cassette 2 CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper.
  • Page 74 To print letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo, load the paper so that the • printing side is facing down, as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) Cassette 1 Cassette 2 Printing from the Paper Cassette 3-27 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 75 Hold down the paper as shown in the figures, make sure that the paper stack does not exceed the load limit marks (A), and then set it under the hooks (B) on the paper guides. Make sure that there is sufficient space between the hooks of the paper guides and the paper stack.
  • Page 76: When Loading Custom Size Paper

    IMPORTANT The following shows the paper capacity of the paper cassette. Be sure that the paper stack does not exceed the load limit marks. If the paper stack exceeds the load limit marks, this may result in misfeeds. Paper Type Cassette 1 Cassette 2 Plain paper (Ex.
  • Page 77 When custom size paper is loaded, specify the settings for CASSETTE1 SIZE and/or • CASSETTE2 SIZE as follows. - When the paper is loaded in landscape orientation: CUSTOM SIZE - When the paper is loaded in portrait orientation: CUSTOM SIZER When you change the orientation of the loaded custom size paper frequently, it is •...
  • Page 78 Load the paper so that the edge of the paper is aligned with the front side of the paper cassette. Cassette 1 Cassette 2 CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper.
  • Page 79 To print letterhead paper or paper printed with a logo when loading paper in • landscape orientation, load the paper so that the printing side is facing down as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) Cassette 1 Cassette 2 While holding the lock release lever of the side paper guides, slide the guides to the mark for the size of the loaded paper.
  • Page 80 IMPORTANT Be sure to align the paper guides with the width of the paper. If the paper guides are too loose or too tight, this may result in misfeeds or paper jams. While holding the lock release lever of the rear paper guide, slide the guide to the size mark for the loaded paper.
  • Page 81 Hold down the paper as shown in the figures, make sure that the paper stack does not exceed the load limit marks (A), and then set it under the hooks (B) on the paper guides. Make sure that there is sufficient space between the hooks of the paper guides and the paper stack.
  • Page 82: Specifying The Size Of The Paper In The Paper Cassette

    Set the paper cassette in the printer. Push the paper cassette into the printer firmly until the front side of the paper cassette is flush with the front surface of the printer. Cassette 1 Cassette 2 This printer's paper cassette cannot automatically detect the paper size. Therefore, you need to register the size of the paper loaded in the paper cassette.
  • Page 83 When you change the paper loaded in the paper cassette frequently, it is convenient if • you set CASSETTE1 SIZE and/or CASSETTE2 SIZE to MIXED SIZES. When CASSETTE1 SIZE and/or CASSETTE2 SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES, you do not need to specify the settings for CASSETTE1 SIZE and/or CASSETTE2 SIZE each time the different size paper is loaded.
  • Page 84 Select the paper size using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. → → "=" is displayed on the left of the paper size, and the paper size for the paper cassette is specified. When printing from the printer driver on Windows or Macintosh, configure the printer driver.
  • Page 85: Printing From The Multi-purpose Tray

    Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray The multi-purpose tray can be loaded with plain paper (64 g/m ) at sizes of A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive, and paper at the following custom sizes. Custom Size Paper • When loading paper in portrait orientation: Width 76.2 to 215.9 mm; Length 127.0 to 355.6 mm When loading paper in landscape orientation: Width 127.0 to 215.9 mm;...
  • Page 86: Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray

    [Page Setup] Sheet [Output Size] = the size of the loaded paper [Paper Source] Sheet [Paper Source] = [Multi-purpose Tray] [Paper Type] = [Plain Paper L]: Specify when the paper curls excessively on printing plain paper (64 - 80 g/m ) with [Paper Type] set to [Plain Paper].
  • Page 87: Loading Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Transparencies, Or Labels In The Multi-purpose Tray

    Loading Plain Paper, Heavy Paper, Transparencies, or Labels in the Multi-purpose Tray Perform the following procedure to load plain paper, heavy paper, transparencies, or labels in the multi-purpose tray. Open the multi-purpose tray. Holding the opening at the center of the printer, open the multi-purpose tray. Pull out the auxiliary tray.
  • Page 88 When loading long-size paper such as A4, open the extension tray. Spread the paper guides a little wider than the actual paper width. Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray 3-41 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 89 Before loading transparencies or labels, fan them in small batches and align the edges. Thoroughly fan in small batches Tap the edges on a flat surface a few times CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper.
  • Page 90 CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper. IMPORTANT The multi-purpose tray can be loaded with up to the number of sheets listed below. • - Plain paper (Ex. 64 g/m : Approx.
  • Page 91 - When loading paper at a size of A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, or Executive or custom size paper in portrait orientation, load the paper so that the printing side is facing up as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) 3-44 Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 92 - When loading custom size paper in landscape orientation, load the paper so that the printing side is facing up as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) Align the paper guides with both sides of the stack. Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray 3-45 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 93: Loading Envelopes In The Multi-purpose Tray

    IMPORTANT Be sure to align the paper guides with the width of the paper. If the paper guides are too loose or too tight, this may result in misfeeds or paper jams. Next, specify the paper size for the multi-purpose tray (See p. 3-51). Loading Envelopes in the Multi-purpose Tray You can load envelopes at sizes of DL, COM10, C5, Monarch, and B5 in the multi-purpose tray.
  • Page 94 Pull out the auxiliary tray. IMPORTANT Be sure to pull out the auxiliary tray when loading paper in the multi-purpose tray. When loading long-size paper such as Envelope COM10, open the extension tray. Printing from the Multi-purpose Tray 3-47 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 95 Spread the paper guides a little wider than the actual envelope width. Place the stack of envelopes on a flat surface, flatten them to release any remaining air, and be sure that the edges are pressed tightly. CAUTION When loading paper, take care not to cut your hands with the edges of the paper.
  • Page 96 Loosen any stiff corners of the envelopes and flatten curls as shown in the figure. Align the edges of the envelopes on a flat surface. Gently load the stack of envelopes with the address side facing up until it touches the back of the tray. Be sure that the stack of envelopes is loaded under the paper limit guide (A).
  • Page 97 IMPORTANT Up to 10 envelopes can be loaded in the multi-purpose tray. • You cannot print on the reverse side (glued side) of envelopes. • When loading envelopes at a size of DL, COM10, C5, or Monarch, load them so •...
  • Page 98: Specifying The Size Of The Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray

    Align the paper guides with both sides of the stack. IMPORTANT Make sure that there is no space between the paper guides and the envelopes, • and be careful not to press the envelopes so hard that they are distorted. They may result in misfeeds or paper jams.
  • Page 99 When you change the paper loaded in the multi-purpose tray frequently, it is convenient if • TRAY PAPER SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES. If TRAY PAPER SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES, you do not need to specify the setting for TRAY PAPER SIZE each time you load the different size paper.
  • Page 100 Select the paper size using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. → → "=" is displayed on the left of the paper size, and the paper size for the multi-purpose tray is specified. When printing from the printer driver on Windows or Macintosh, configure the printer driver.
  • Page 101: 2-sided Printing

    2-sided Printing You can perform 2-sided printing with the standard equipment of this printer. Plain paper (64 to 80 g/m ) and heavy paper (90 to 120 g/m ) at sizes of A4, Legal, and Letter can be used for automatic 2-sided printing. IMPORTANT You cannot perform automatic 2-sided printing on heavy paper (121 to 199 g/m •...
  • Page 102: Loading Paper When Performing Automatic 2-sided Printing

    Switch between automatic 2-sided printing and 1-sided printing with the printer's control panel using the following procedure. Press [Settings]. SETUP CONTROL MENU → Select FEEDER MENU using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. FEEDER MENU → TRAY PAPER SIZE→ Select 2-SIDED PRINT.
  • Page 103: When Feeding Paper From The Paper Cassette

    When Feeding Paper from the Paper Cassette Load the paper so that the printing side is facing up as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) Cassette 1 Cassette 2 3-56 2-sided Printing Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 104: When Loading Paper In The Multi-purpose Tray

    When Loading Paper in the Multi-purpose Tray Load the paper so that the printing side is facing down as shown in the following figures. : Feeding direction) 2-sided Printing 3-57 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 105: Loading Paper For Manual 2-sided Printing

    Loading Paper for Manual 2-sided Printing Since this printer can print on the other side of previously printed paper, you can perform 2-sided printing on paper to which automatic 2-sided printing cannot be applied. When printing on the other side of previously printed paper from the multi-purpose tray, load the paper as shown in the following figures.
  • Page 106: The Printing Environment

    Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 107: Menu Functions

    Menu Functions This section describes the menu functions and their categories. Menu Functions Before printing, specify the total print pages, paper size, etc. Generally, these settings are specified in an application or printer driver. This printer, however, is equipped with many functions as well as the settings for the total print pages and paper size, enabling printing for a wide array of uses.
  • Page 108: Setting Priority

    Setting Priority When the setting values for the same option are different between an application or the printer driver and the menu functions, the setting specified in the application or printer driver is effective. When specifying a setting only in the menu functions using the control panel or the Remote UI, the most recently specified setting is effective.
  • Page 109: Printer Status To Enter The Menu Operation

    Printer Status to Enter the Menu Operation You can enter each menu when the printer is in the following status. O: The status that you can enter the menu X: The status that you cannot enter the menu When the printer is ready to print * When an error is When the printer When the printer...
  • Page 110: How To Use The Operation Keys

    How to Use the Operation Keys Use the following keys for the menu operation. Among the keys, [Setting], [Utility], [Job], [Reset], [Cancel Job], and [Feeder Selection] have the function to display a menu. Display UTILITY Menu JOB Menu SETUP Menu RESET Menu SELECT FEEDER Menu CANCEL JOB Menu...
  • Page 111 Functions Displays the SELECT FEEDER menu. Indicated as [Feeder Selection] in the Does not function. (Feeder manuals. Selection) Displays the next left item in the same hierarchy. When the setting value is numeric, (Utility) Displays the reduces the value. If you UTILITY menu.
  • Page 112: How To View The Display

    How to View the Display This section describes the contents of the letters that appear in the display when specifying the menu functions. Menu Structure The menu structure looks like a chain (loop structure), and one of the menus on this chain is displayed in the display.
  • Page 113 If no action is taken after the lowest hierarchy in the menu is displayed, the item of the next upper hierarchy and that of the currently selected hierarchy are displayed alternately. POWER SAVE MODE =PANEL OFF → "=" is displayed on the left in the display for the currently selected setting. How to View the Display Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 114: Menu Functions And Menu Operation

    Menu Functions and Menu Operation This section describes the overview of the menus and operating procedures for them. SETUP Menu This section describes the function of the SETUP menu and the operating procedure for it. SETUP Menu Functions The SETUP menu allows you to configure a variety of printing environment such as printing position, type of character set, and the selection of the interface for connecting the printer to the computer.
  • Page 115 Display the SETUP menu. Press [Settings]. The SETUP menu is displayed. SETUP CONTROL MENU → Select the option. Press [ ] or [ ]. When the FEEDER MENU options are selected The target option is displayed. FEEDER MENU → Display the item. Press [OK].
  • Page 116: Utility Menu

    UTILITY Menu This section describes the function of the UTILITY menu and the operating procedure for it. UTILITY Menu Functions The UTILITY menu allows you to print the settings for the SETUP menu or perform cleaning. NOTE For more details on the settings, see "UTILITY Menu Settings," on p. 5-43. Operating Procedure for the UTILITY Menu The UTILITY menu consists of two hierarchies: "Common Utilities"...
  • Page 117: Job Menu

    Select the Exclusive Utility. Press [ ] or [ ]. When FONT LIST is selected The target Exclusive Utility is displayed. FONT LIST → Confirm the selected option. Press [OK]. A font list is printed. NOTE If you did not select the Exclusive Utility (PCL UTILITY), Step 4 to 5 are omitted. •...
  • Page 118: Reset Menu

    Select the item that you want to print. Press [ ] or [ ]. When JOB LOG LIST is selected The target item is displayed. JOB LOG LIST → Print JOB LOG LIST. Press [OK]. JOB LOG LIST is printed. NOTE If you press [Online] during the setting, the setting is canceled.
  • Page 119: Cancel Job Menu

    Determine the selected item. Press [OK]. A soft reset is performed. NOTE HARD RESET is displayed after you keep holding down [OK] 3 seconds or more when SOFT RESET is displayed in the display. CANCEL JOB Menu This section describes the function of the CANCEL JOB menu and the operating procedure for it.
  • Page 120: Select Feeder Menu

    Execute the job cancel process. Press [OK]. Pressing [OK] starts the job cancel process. 03 CANCELING JOB When not executing the cancel job process, press any key other than [OK]. After completing the job cancel, the printer is ready to print. SELECT FEEDER Menu This section describes the function of the SELECT FEEDER menu and the operating procedure for it.
  • Page 121 Select the setting. Press [ ] or [ ]. When B5 is selected. The target setting is displayed. → Determine the selected setting. Press [OK]. 4-16 Menu Functions and Menu Operation Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 122: Initializing The Setup Menu

    Initializing the SETUP Menu Initialization of the SETUP menu resets the settings specified in the SETUP menu to the default settings. Initialize the menu by selecting INITIALIZE MENU in the hierarchy of [Options] in the [SETUP] menu. Start the key operation from Step 1. Operation Procedure Key Operation Display the SETUP menu.
  • Page 123 NOTE If you press [Online] during the setting, the setting is canceled. However, you cannot • cancel the setting when <INITIALIZING> is displayed even if you press [Online]. NETWORK MENU in the INTERFACE MENU options in the SETUP menu cannot be •...
  • Page 124 Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 125: Setting Items

    Setting Items SETUP Menu ■ CONTROL MENU Options Applicable Item Settings Page POWER SAVE MODE PANEL OFF*, DEEP SLEEP, OFF p. 5-10 PWR SAVE IN ERR ON*, OFF p. 5-11 15 minutes*, 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 180 POWER SAVE TIME p.
  • Page 126 POWER SAVE TIME 00:00 to 23:59 p. 5-15 POW. SAVE TIMER OFF*, ON p. 5-15 DEEP SLEEP TIME 00:00 to 23:59 p. 5-16 DEEPSLEEP TIMER OFF*, ON p. 5-16 An asterisk (*) indicates the default setting. ■ FEEDER MENU Options Applicable Item Settings...
  • Page 127 ■ LAYOUT MENU Options Applicable Item Settings Page COPIES 1 to 9999; 1* p. 5-23 OFFSET Y -50.0 to 50.0; 0.0* (mm) p. 5-23 OFFSET X -50.0 to 50.0; 0.0* (mm) p. 5-23 BIND.LOCATION LONG EDGE*, SHORT EDGE p. 5-24 GUTTER -50.0 to 50.0;...
  • Page 128 NETWORK MENU* IP MODE: MANUAL*, AUTO PROTOCOL* DHCP..........OFF*, ON BOOTP ...........OFF*, ON RARP..........OFF*, ON IP SETTINGS: IP ADDRESS ........0.0.0.0* SUBNET MASK ......... 0.0.0.0* GATEWAY ADDRESS ....... 0.0.0.0* DNS: PRIMARY ADD........0.0.0.0* SECONDARY ADD......0.0.0.0* WINS: OFF*, ON ARP/PING: ON*, OFF FTP:...
  • Page 129 SNMP ON*, OFF p. 5-32 START WAIT TIME 0 to 300 seconds; 0 seconds* p. 5-33 REMOTE UI: REMOTE UI SET. p. 5-33 ON*, OFF AUTO DETECT: ON*, OFF COMM.MODE* HALF DUPLEX*, FULL DUPLEX ETHERNET DRIVER p. 5-33 ETHERNET TYPE* 10 BASE-T*, 100 BASE-TX MAC ADDRESS: (Display only)
  • Page 130 ■ PCL SETUP Options Applicable Item Settings Page PAPER SAVE OFF*, ON p. 5-38 ORIENTATION PORTRAIT*, LANDSCAPE p. 5-38 FONT NUMBER 0 to 89; 0* p. 5-39 POINT SIZE 4.00 to 999.75 point; 12.00 point* p. 5-39 PITCH 0.44 to 99.99 cpi; 10.00 cpi* p.
  • Page 131: Utility Menu

    UTILITY Menu Applicable Item Settings Page CONFIG.PAGE p. 5-43 PCL UTILITY FONTS LIST p. 5-43 CLEANING p. 5-43 N/W STATUS PRINT p. 5-44 PRNTPOSNPRINT p. 5-44 JOB Menu Applicable Item Settings Page JOB LOG LIST p. 5-45 REPORTLOG LST p. 5-45 RESET Menu Applicable Item...
  • Page 132: Select Feeder Menu

    SELECT FEEDER Menu Applicable Item Settings Page PAPER SOURCE AUTO*, CASSETTE 1, CASSETTE 2* , TRAY p. 5-48 A4*, LTR, LGL, EXEC, MIXED SIZES, CUSTOM SIZE, CUSTOM SIZER, ENV. TRAY PAPER SIZE p. 5-48 ISO-C5, ENV. COM10, ENV. MONARCH, ENV. DL, ENV.
  • Page 133: Setup Menu Settings

    SETUP Menu Settings CONTROL MENU Options POWER SAVE MODE PANEL OFF*, DEEP SLEEP, OFF Specifies whether the printer should use Power Save Mode. There are three types of Power Save Mode, and the type of the mode the printer enters depends on the setting for this item. Setting Power Save Mode the Printer Can Enter PANEL OFF...
  • Page 134: Pwr Save In Err

    NOTE For details on Power Save Mode, see "Power Saving (Power Save Mode)," on p. • 2-4. You can specify whether the printer should enter Power Save Mode when an error • is occurring in the printer (when the Message indicator is on, or the number in the message blinks).
  • Page 135: Panel Language

    If CONT.PRINTING is specified, the printer continues printing, displaying the above message. If STOP PRINTING is specified, the printer stops printing. Then, the printer resumes printing after you release the printer from the Warning status according to the displayed message. NOTE If <16 CHECK TONER>...
  • Page 136: Date And Time

    Setting Status Message/Indicator Blink When a toner cartridge CHECK TONER <16 PREPARE TONER> needs to be replaced soon The Paper Source indicator CASSETTE When the paper cassette for the paper source that EMPTY has run out of paper has run out of paper blinks. NOTE The printer prints when either ON or OFF is specified.
  • Page 137: Time Zone

    ■ DAYLIGHT SAVING DST SETTINGS ....OFF*, ON START DATE ......<MONTH>, <WEEK>, <DAY>, <TIME SETTING> END DATE......<MONTH>, <WEEK>, <DAY>, <TIME SETTING> Specifies whether to set the daylight saving time in DST SETTINGS and its time duration in START DATE and END DATE. NOTE In some countries and regions, time is advanced throughout the summer season.
  • Page 138 ■ WAKE UP TIMER OFF*, ON Specifies whether the printer should use the Wake Up function that releases Power Save Mode (the Panel Off mode and the Deep Sleep mode). If ON is specified, Power Save Mode (the Panel Off mode and the Deep Sleep mode) is released when the time specified in WAKE UP TIME (See the previous item) has elapsed.
  • Page 139: Deep Sleep Time

    NOTE As well as Power Save Mode 1 (the Panel Off mode), this printer has Power Save • Mode 2 (the Printer Power Save mode). For details on Power Save Mode, see "Power Saving (Power Save Mode)," on p. 2-4. The printer does not enter Power Save Mode 1 (the Panel Off mode) during printing •...
  • Page 140: Feeder Menu Options

    FEEDER MENU Options TRAY PAPER SIZE A4*, LTR, LGL, EXEC, MIXED SIZES, CUSTOM SIZE, CUSTOM SIZER, ENV. ISO-C5, ENV. COM10, ENV. MONARCH, ENV. DL, ENV. ISO-B5, A5, B5 Specifies the size of the paper loaded in the multi-purpose tray. IMPORTANT When you change the paper loaded in the multi-purpose tray frequently, it is convenient if TRAY PAPER SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES.
  • Page 141 CASSETTE1 SIZE A4*, LTR, LGL, EXEC, MIXED SIZES, CUSTOM SIZE, CUSTOM SIZER, A5, B5 Specifies the size of the paper loaded in the paper cassette in the printer unit (Cassette 1). IMPORTANT When you change the orientation of the custom size paper loaded in the paper cassette frequently, it is convenient if CASSETTE1 SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES.
  • Page 142: Std Paper Size

    - Make sure that the size of the paper loaded in the paper cassette matches the paper size specified in the printer driver before printing. If they do not match, the printer may stop printing, displaying the message <41 CHK PAPER SZE>, or a paper jam may occur.
  • Page 143: Invldpaper Tray

    If ON is specified, the printer detects if the size of the paper in a paper source matches the paper size of the received data in the following order starting with the multi-purpose tray. Multi-purpose Tray ➞ Cassette 1 ➞ Cassette 2 * *1: Only when the optional paper feeder is installed NOTE If INVLDPAPER TRAY (See the next item) is set to ON, the setting for this item is...
  • Page 144: Auto Selection

    AUTO SELECTION TRAY........ON*, OFF CASSETTE 1......ON*, OFF CASSETTE 2* .....ON*, OFF *1 CASSETTE 2 is displayed only when the optional paper feeder is installed. Specifies the paper source to be automatically selected when the automatic paper selection is specified in the SELECT FEEDER menu. Specify the setting for the multi-purpose tray and paper cassette individually.
  • Page 145 2-SIDED PRINT. OFF*, ON Specifies whether the printer should print on one side or both sides of the paper. If ON is specified, the printer prints on both sides of the paper. IMPORTANT When printing from Windows or Macintosh, specify 2-sided printing in the printer driver.
  • Page 146: Layout Menu Options

    LAYOUT MENU Options COPIES 1 to 9999; 1* Specifies the number of copies to be printed. The printer prints the specified number of copies. OFFSET Y/OFFSET X -50.0 to 50.0; 0.0* (mm) Adjusts the printing position in the vertical direction (Y) or the horizontal direction (X) by the specified value.
  • Page 147 BIND.LOCATION LONG EDGE*, SHORT EDGE Specifies which edge of the paper, the long edge or short edge, is to be bound. When you want to bind paper on which 2-sided printing is performed, the printer adjusts the binding location automatically according to the paper surface. Specify the binding location (top/bottom/left/right) and its width in GUTTER (See the next item).
  • Page 148 GUTTER -50.0 to 50.0; 0.0* (mm) Specifies the gutter width for printing with the binding location created. A gutter is created with the image shifted by the specified value. You can shift the image in the "+" direction with a positive value and in the "–" direction with a negative value. [0 mm] + direction - direction...
  • Page 149 ● Settings for BIND.LOCATION and GUTTER Specify BIND.LOCATION and GUTTER referring to the following finishing image. Binding location for when using Binding location for when using paper in portrait orientation paper in landscape orientation Front Back Front Back (2-sided printing) (2-sided printing) BIND.LOCATION : LONG EDGE GUTTER : + direction...
  • Page 150: Quality Menu Options

    When printing from the multi-purpose tray • If ON is specified, the printer prints on the upper side of the loaded paper. If OFF is specified, the printer prints on the underside of the loaded paper. Specify OFF for this item when you want to match the setting of the orientation or printing side for the last page with those for its previous page, such as when you want to print previously printed paper etc.
  • Page 151: Toner Save

    TONER SAVE OFF*, ON The toner save mode is used to print a test page. If you use the toner save mode, you can print using less toner. NOTE If ON is specified for this item, you can save toner, but print result may be faint and unclear.
  • Page 152: Quality Change

    QUALITY CHANGE CONT.PRINTING*, STOP PRINTING Specifies whether the printer should continue printing with the image quality level being lowered automatically or stop printing, displaying the following error message when the memory required for the process runs out. Error Message Setting When the printer receives a large amount of data or complicated data, the memory required for the process may run out, and the printer may print with...
  • Page 153: Interface Menu Options

    INTERFACE MENU Options I/F CONNECTION USB........ON*, OFF NETWORK......ON*, OFF Specifies the settings for the interfaces used for communication with the computer, etc. You can specify ON or OFF for each interface. Even if multiple interfaces are set to ON, the printer automatically switches to the one that received the data first.
  • Page 154: Network Menu

    NETWORK MENU ■ TCP/IP SETTINGS IP MODE.......MANUAL*, AUTO PROTOCOL* DHCP........OFF*, ON BOOTP .......OFF*, ON RARP........OFF*, ON IP SETTINGS IP ADDRESS ......0.0.0.0* SUBNET MASK ....0.0.0.0* GATEWAY ADDRESS ..0.0.0.0* PRIMARY ADD....0.0.0.0* SECONDARY ADD.....0.0.0.0* WINS ........OFF*, ON ARP/PING......ON*, OFF FTP PRINT ......ON*, OFF FTP SETTINGS ....ON*, OFF LPD PRINT ......ON*, OFF RAW PRINT......ON*, OFF...
  • Page 155 IMPORTANT After changing the settings for this item, cycle the power of the printer or perform a hard reset to make the settings effective. NOTE To enter a numeric value for IP ADDRESS, SUBNET MASK, or GATEWAY • ADDRESS, press [ ] or [ ] to move the cursor to each field (an area separated by periods to enter three-digit numbers) in which you want to enter respective...
  • Page 156: Start Wait Time

    ■ START WAIT TIME 0 to 300 seconds; 0 seconds* Specifies the time interval from when the printer is turned ON to when the protocol starts. NOTE For more details on startup waiting time, see "Chapter 2 Common Network Settings" in Network Guide. ■...
  • Page 157: User Main. Options

    CONNECT.RECOG. ON*, OFF When you print using a network, you may not obtain proper printout results (unreadable characters are printed, overlay print fails, etc.). In this case, specify OFF for this item. EXT.RX BUFFER OFF*, ON If this item is set to ON, the memory capacity of the printer's receive buffer that receives the data is increased.
  • Page 158: Recvry Printing

    OFFSET Y(DUP.) and OFFSET X(DUP.) allow you to specify the printing position of the first page of 2-sided printing. The second page of 2-sided printing follows the settings for each paper source. IMPORTANT If any part of the print image lies outside the printable area after adjusting the printing position, the part will be missing in the print result.
  • Page 159: Special Mode J

    SPECIAL MODE J OFF*, ON Specifies whether the printer should stop printing, displaying the message <41 CHK PAPER SZE> or continue printing when TRAY PAPER SIZE, CASSETTE1 SIZE, or CASSETTE2 SIZE is set to MIXED SIZES. If OFF is specified, the printer may stop printing, displaying <41 CHK PAPER SZE>, when the paper size specified in the application is different from the size of the paper loaded in the multi-purpose tray or paper cassette.
  • Page 160 FIX.UNIT OFFSET IMAGE PRIOR.1*, IMAGE PRIOR.2, OFF Specifies whether the printer gives priority to the image quality or printing speed when printing after the paper is changed from narrower one to wider one. If IMAGE PRIOR.1 is specified, the printer prints giving priority to the image quality.
  • Page 161: Pcl Setup Options

    PCL SETUP Options PAPER SAVE (PCL SETUP) OFF*, ON Specifies whether the printer outputs the blank page that can be created due to no data existing between two Form Feed codes sent from an application. If ON is specified, the printer does not output the blank page. If OFF is specified, the printer outputs the blank page.
  • Page 162: Font Number

    FONT NUMBER 0 to 89; 0* Eables you to set the default font typeface for this printer function using the corresponding font numbers. Valid font numbers are from 0 to 89. POINT SIZE 4.00 to 999.75 point; 12.00 point* If the number selected in FONT NUMBER is that of a proportionally spaced scalable font, this option appears in the PCL SETUP.
  • Page 163: Unit Of Measure

    NOTE You can only select the custom paper size entered with settings from the printer driver. UNIT OF MEASURE Millimeters*, Inches Enables you to specify the unit of measurement you would like to use to specify your custom paper size. NOTE This item is displayed only when CUSTOM SIZE is set to SET.
  • Page 164: Append Cr To Lf

    APPEND CR TO LF NO*, YES Enables you to specify whether to append a carriage return (CR) when line feed code (LF) is received. If YES is selected, the print head moves to the beginning of the next line when line feed code is received.
  • Page 165: Ufr Ii Setup Options

    If OFF is selected, all the area on a page 4.23 mm (1/6") from the top, bottom, left, and right edges is available for printing on A4 paper. 'On' 'Off' Printable area Settings A: Length 288.54 mm (11 1/3") B: Width 207.44 mm (8 1/6") 201.54 mm (7 7/8") C: Left and right edges...
  • Page 166: Utility Menu Settings

    UTILITY Menu Settings NOTE For the output samples of CONFIG.PAGE, N/W STATUS PRINT, and PRNTPOSNPRINT, see "The Lists Common to All the Settings in the Operation Mode," on p. 8-2. For the output sample of the PCL font list, see "The Lists Common to Certain Settings in the Operation Mode,"...
  • Page 167 NOTE For details on cleaning the fixing roller see "Cleaning the Fixing Roller," on p. 6-16. N/W STATUS PRINT Prints the version number and the settings of the print server equipped with this printer. PRNTPOSNPRINT The printing position adjusted in ADJ.START POS. (See p. 5-34) is printed. Check the printout results to confirm the setting for ADJ.START POS.
  • Page 168: Job Menu Settings

    JOB Menu Settings JOB LOG LIST Prints the job logs printed from the computer. File names and print dates are printed on the job log list. NOTE If the printer has no job log, nothing is printed. • Up to 48 job logs are printed on the job log list. •...
  • Page 169: Reset Menu Settings

    RESET Menu Settings SOFT RESET / HARD RESET Resets the printer when a problem has occurred or you want to cancel printing. If you perform a soft reset, the printer stops the current process and deletes the jobs in the printer memory, received print data, and the job being processed. If you perform a hard reset, the printer cancels all the process and deletes the jobs.
  • Page 170 NOTE The Job indicator is on when any print data remains in the printer memory or when • no print data remains in the printer but a job has not yet been completed. If MODE TIMEOUT for a job is specified, data less than one page is also output •...
  • Page 171: Select Feeder Menu Settings

    SELECT FEEDER Menu Settings PAPER SOURCE AUTO*, CASSETTE 1, CASSETTE 2* , TRAY *1 CASSETTE 2 is displayed only when the optional paper feeder is installed. Selects the paper cassette or multi-purpose tray from which the printer feed paper. After a paper source is selected, the corresponding Paper Source indicator comes on.
  • Page 172 CASSETTE1 SIZE A4*, LTR, LGL, EXEC, MIXED SIZES, CUSTOM SIZE, CUSTOM SIZER, A5, B5 Specifies the size of the paper loaded in the paper cassette in the printer unit (Cassette 1). You can specify the same setting in CASSETTE1 SIZE in the FEEDER MENU options in the SETUP menu.
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  • Page 174 Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 175: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the Toner Cartridge This section describes how to replace or handle the toner cartridges and precautions on storing them. Contact the store where you purchased the printer to obtain replacement toner cartridges. When <PREPARE TONER>/<CHECK TONER> Appears Toner cartridges are consumable products. If the toner is running out during printing, a message appears in the display.
  • Page 176: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    When you replace a toner cartridge, be sure to use a toner cartridge designed for this printer. NOTE Two types of toner cartridge that have different lifetime (Canon Genuine Cartridges) are • available for this printer.
  • Page 177 Open the front cover. While pressing the lever on the top of the front cover, open it gently. Remove the toner cartridge from the printer. Replacing the Toner Cartridge Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 178 IMPORTANT Be sure not to touch the high-voltage contacts (A) or electrical contact (B) shown in the • figure, as this may result in damage to the printer. If chipped paper or toner accumulates on the transport guide, clean the transport guide. ❑...
  • Page 179 ❑ Using a slightly dampened cloth with water, wipe off chipped paper and toner that are attached to the transport guide. After wiping off the dirt, wipe the area with a soft, dry cloth. IMPORTANT Do not use a cleaning agent such as mild detergent. •...
  • Page 180 ❑ Gently move the transport guide back to its original position. CAUTION Do not take your hands off the transport guide until the transport guide returns to its original position. The transport guide may snap back to its original position, and this may result in personal injury. Take the new toner cartridge out of the protective bag after taking it out of the package.
  • Page 181 Hold the toner cartridge as shown in the figure, and shake it gently 5 or 6 times to evenly distribute the toner inside the cartridge. IMPORTANT If toner is not distributed evenly, this may result in deterioration in print quality. Be •...
  • Page 182 CAUTION If the sealing tape is pulled out forcefully or stopped at midpoint, toner may spill out. If the toner gets into your eyes or mouth, wash them immediately with cold water and immediately consult a physician. IMPORTANT Do not pull the sealing tape diagonally, upwards, or downwards. If the tape is •...
  • Page 183 Hold the toner cartridge properly with the arrowed side facing up as shown in the figure. IMPORTANT Do not hold the toner cartridge in a manner that is not directed in this procedure. 6-10 Replacing the Toner Cartridge Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 184 Push the toner cartridge into the printer until it touches the back of the printer while aligning (A) on both sides of the toner cartridge with the toner cartridge guides inside the printer. Close the front cover. Close the front cover completely until it clicks. IMPORTANT If you cannot close the front cover, check if the toner cartridge is installed properly.
  • Page 185: Precautions For Handling Toner Cartridges

    Precautions for Handling Toner Cartridges A toner cartridge consists of light-sensitive components and intricate mechanical components. Handling the toner cartridge without due care may lead to damage to the toner cartridge or deterioration in print quality. Be careful of the following points when removing or installing the toner cartridge.
  • Page 186 Be careful not to hold or touch areas that are not specified in this procedure, such as the • electrical contacts (C). This may result in damage to the cartridge. When handling a toner cartridge, hold it properly as shown in the figure and handle it with •...
  • Page 187: Storing Toner Cartridges

    Condensation may form in and on a toner cartridge if it is brought into an environment • that exposes it to sudden changes in temperature and/or humidity. If you move the toner cartridge to a location that is warmer or has higher humidity, leave the cartridge in the new location for 2 hours or longer without opening the protective bag to allow it to adjust to the new temperature.
  • Page 188: Adjusting The Print Density

    Adjusting the Print Density Adjust the print density using the following procedure when the printout result is too dense or too light in color. The toner density is set to the standard density (3) before shipment. You can adjust the toner density between 1 and 16. Press [Settings].
  • Page 189: Cleaning The Fixing Roller

    Cleaning the Fixing Roller When the front or back of the printed paper has smudge marks, clean the fixing roller using the following procedure. Print quality deterioration can be prevented by cleaning the fixing roller. IMPORTANT The cleaning paper cannot be printed on any paper other than A4. Be sure to use A4 size •...
  • Page 190 Load a sheet of A4 size paper in the multi-purpose tray, then press [Online]. CLEANING PAPER 01 CLEANING 00 PROCESSING A4 CLEANING The cleaning paper is printed. Cleaning the Fixing Roller 6-17 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 191 Load the cleaning page with the printed side facing down and the arrow mark going into the multi-purpose tray first. Press [Online]. CLEANING 01 CLEANING The paper is fed into the printer slowly, and the printer starts cleaning the fixing roller.
  • Page 192: Adjusting The Printing Position

    Adjusting the Printing Position If the printing position is skewed when printing from a certain paper source, you can adjust the position from the control panel. IMPORTANT If any part of the print image lies outside the printable area after adjusting the printing position, the part will be missing in the print result.
  • Page 193 Select the paper source that you want to check the printing position using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. CASSETTE 1 → =CASSETTE 1 → 00 READY Make sure that the printer is online. If the printer is not online, press [Online]. Press [Utility].
  • Page 194: Adjusting The Printing Position

    Next, check the printout results and specify the direction and position to be adjusted in "Adjusting the Printing Position" (See the next item). Adjusting the Printing Position The measurements of printed on paper are as the following: " " 10 mm 5 mm * 5 mm from each edge of paper (10 mm for envelopes)
  • Page 195 Press [Online]. The Online indicator goes off, allowing you to specify the settings on the control panel. Press [Settings]. SETUP CONTROL MENU → Select USER MAIN. using [ ] and [ ], then press [OK]. USER MAIN. → ADJ.START POS. → The options for USER MAIN.
  • Page 196 Each time you press [ ], the value increases in +0.1 mm increments, and each time you press [ ], the value decreases in -0.1 mm increments. If you keep holding down [ ] or [ ], the speed of the value changing is increased. -5.0 →...
  • Page 197: Cleaning The Outside Of The Printer

    Cleaning the Outside of the Printer Periodically clean the outer surfaces and ventilation slots of the printer to maintain the optimal printing quality. When cleaning the printer, be careful of the following points in order to prevent an electrical shock or printer malfunctions. WARNING When cleaning the printer, turn OFF the main power switch, and then unplug the •...
  • Page 198 Turn the printer and computer OFF , remove the USB cable a a a a , and then disconnect the power plug from the AC power b b b b outlet c c c c Firmly wring a soft cloth dampened with water or a mild detergent diluted with water, and wipe off the dirt.
  • Page 199 After wiping off the dirt, wipe the printer with a dry cloth. When the printer is completely dry, plug the power plug into the AC power outlet, and then connect the USB cable. 6-26 Cleaning the Outside of the Printer Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 200: Moving The Printer

    Moving the Printer When changing the location of the printer or moving the printer for maintenance, be sure to perform the following procedure. IMPORTANT Make sure that the front cover and face-up output tray are closed before carrying the printer. NOTE For details on the installation site, see "Getting Started Guide".
  • Page 201 Remove all the interface cables and the power cord from the printer. Pull out the paper cassette. 6-28 Moving the Printer Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 202 Move the printer unit from the installation site. From the front side, securely hold the printer by the lift handles located on the lower portion of the printer with both hands. CAUTION This printer weighs approximately 16.2 kg without the paper cassette •...
  • Page 203 Be sure not to hold the printer by the front portion, back portion, or any • portions other than the lift handles. If you do so, you may drop the printer, resulting in personal injury. Be sure to hold the printer from the front side when carrying it. If you hold •...
  • Page 204 Do not carry the printer with the paper feeder installed. If you do so, the • paper feeder may drop resulting in personal injury. NOTE If the optional paper feeder was previously installed in the printer, place the paper feeder on the new installation site before carrying the printer to the site. For details on the procedure for installing the paper feeder, see "Getting Started Guide".
  • Page 205 Connect the interface cables except for the USB cable, and connect the power cord. Connect the USB cable. ● Transporting the Printer When transporting the printer for reasons such as relocating, remove the toner cartridge and store the printer and the parts in the package that they came in with the protective materials attached in order to prevent them from being damaged while being transported.
  • Page 206: Handling The Printer

    Handling the Printer This printer consists of various electronic and precise optical parts. Read the following section so that you can handle the printer properly. IMPORTANT For details on how to handle the printer, also read "Important Safety Instructions" (See p. •...
  • Page 207 Handle the front cover and face-up output tray gently when opening or closing them. • Failure to do so may result in damage to the printer. If you want to spread a blanket on the printer to prevent dust from entering the printer, •...
  • Page 208 Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 209: When You Have Trouble Printing

    When You Have Trouble Printing Printing is impossible. The paper setting is inappropriate. See Driver Guide The layout The print setting in the application is inappropriate. is skewed. See the instruction manual supplied with your application The printing position is skewed. See "Adjusting the Printing Position"...
  • Page 210 A message This printer is not selected for the printer destination. is being displayed See Driver Guide on the print monitor. The printer is OFF. See "Turning the Printer ON/OFF" on p. 2-2 The printer is offline. See "Online and Offline" on p. 2-7 <Unable to get status.>...
  • Page 211: Paper Jams

    Paper Jams When a paper jam occurs, confirm the messages first, then remove the paper following the procedure. WARNING There are some areas inside the printer which are subject to high-voltages. When removing jammed paper or when inspecting the inside of the printer, do not allow necklaces, bracelets, or other metal objects to touch the inside of the printer, as this may result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 212 Be sure not to touch the high-voltage contacts (A) or electrical contact (B) shown in the • figure, as this may result in damage to the printer. Be sure not to touch the transfer roller (C). This may result in deterioration in print quality. •...
  • Page 213 The surroundings of the face-down output tray and face-up output tray are hot during • printing or immediately after printing. When taking out of the paper or removing jammed paper, be careful not to touch the surroundings of the face-down output tray or face-up output tray.
  • Page 214: Procedure For Clearing Paper Jams

    Procedure for Clearing Paper Jams Remove the jammed paper using the following procedure. Confirm all the messages that appear in the display. Messages appear one at a time. Confirm all of them. As the messages disappear when the cover is open, take a note of them if required.
  • Page 215 If you are using the multi-purpose tray and see the jammed paper inside the multi-purpose tray, simply pull out the paper to remove it. Close the multi-purpose tray. Paper Jams Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 216 Open the front cover. While pressing the lever on the top of the front cover, open it gently. Remove the toner cartridge from the printer. NOTE For details on handling toner cartridges, see "Precautions for Handling Toner Cartridges," on p. 6-12. Paper Jams Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 217 Place the toner cartridge into the protective bag. Raise the transport guide, then tilt it toward you. Holding the green tab, raise the transport guide, then tilt it toward you. CAUTION Do not take your hands off the transport guide. The transport guide may snap back to its original position, and this may result in personal injury.
  • Page 218 Remove any jammed paper by pulling it in the direction of the arrow. Remove the jammed paper gently to prevent unfixed toner from spilling. IMPORTANT If the jammed paper cannot be removed easily, do not try to remove it forcefully but proceed to the next step.
  • Page 219 Check the face-down output tray and remove any jammed paper. IMPORTANT If the jammed paper cannot be removed easily, do not try to remove it forcefully but proceed to the next step. NOTE If no toner is on the removed paper, it may adhere to the paper to be printed next. Open the face-up output tray.
  • Page 220 Turn the green dial in the face-up output tray in the direction of the arrow to send any jammed paper. When you have been performing 2-sided printing Close the face-up output tray. Paper Jams 7-13 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 221 Close the front cover. Close the front cover completely until it clicks. Pull out the paper cassette. 7-14 Paper Jams Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 222 If the paper feeder is installed, pull out the paper cassette of the paper feeder also. Push any jammed paper downward slowly and forcefully to remove it. In case of the printer unit Paper Jams 7-15 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 223 In case of the paper feeder If you have not been performing 2-sided printing, proceed to Step 20. IMPORTANT Do not touch the feed rollers (A) in the printer unit and paper feeder. This may result in damage to the printer or printer error. 7-16 Paper Jams Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 224 Open the duplex print transport guide. Press the green toner cover release tab (A) as shown in the figure. Remove any jammed paper by pulling it in the direction of the arrow. Paper Jams 7-17 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 225 Close the duplex print transport guide. Close both sides of the duplex print transport guide firmly. IMPORTANT Make sure that the duplex print transport guide is closed completely. If the duplex print transport guide is not closed completely, this may result in misfeeds or paper jams.
  • Page 226 If the paper feeder is installed, set the paper cassette of the paper feeder also. Open the front cover. While pressing the lever on the top of the front cover, open it gently. Paper Jams 7-19 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 227 Take the toner cartridge out of the protective bag. Push the toner cartridge into the printer until it touches the back of the printer while aligning (A) on both sides of the toner cartridge with the toner cartridge guides inside the printer.
  • Page 228 Close the front cover. Close the front cover completely until it clicks. Paper Jams 7-21 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 229: Message List

    Message List When the printer cannot continue printing for some reason (an error status), the printer beeps, the Message indicator comes on, and an error message that indicates the description of the error appears in the display. A Warning message appears in the display when the printer requires some remedy (a warning status) although the job is not affected.
  • Page 230 The connector of the optional paper feeder is disconnected. Remedy Turn the printer OFF, unplug the power plug from the AC power outlet and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Cause 4 A paper feeder that is not for this printer is installed.
  • Page 231 <13 PAPER JAM> Cause Paper is jammed inside the printer Remedy Remove the jammed paper and set the paper cassette and covers to the original position. If the printer is not online, press [Online]. (See "Paper Jams," on p. 7-4) IMPORTANT If paper jams have occurred at multiple areas at the same time, the areas appear in the •...
  • Page 232 <18 FEED ERROR> Cause Paper of the size or type that cannot be fed from the multi-purpose tray or paper cassette is specified. Remedy 1 If a paper source is specified, press [Select Feeder], then set PAPER SOURCE to AUTO. Remedy 2 Press [Select Feeder], select a paper source from which paper of the specified size or type can be fed, then load paper.
  • Page 233 Perform a hard reset or cycle the power of the printer (Be aware that all the • data in the memory will be deleted). Install an optional expansion RAM module. (See Getting Started Guide) • <26 SYS.MEM.FULL> <Error Skip> Cause The work memory required for the printer process has run out while the system is processing the data (mainly the graphics data and text data).
  • Page 234 <32 2-SIDED ERROR> <Error Skip> Cause 1 Paper on which automatic 2-sided printing cannot performed is selected. Remedy Select a standard paper size for the paper source and paper size setting in the computer, and then print again. Cause 2 The memory for performing 2-sided printing cannot be secured.
  • Page 235 <38 LOW IMAGE QLTY> <Error Skip> Cause The printer cannot process the data because it is too complicated. Remedy 1 The printer continues printing by pressing [Online]. However, the printer prints with the image quality level being lowered. Remedy 2 Perform a soft reset in the RESET menu, set GRADATION LEVEL (See p. 5-27) in the QUALITY MENU options in the SETUP menu to STANDARD, and then print again.
  • Page 236 Cause 2 You are using UFR II Printer Driver, and you loaded custom paper of its long edges 215.9 mm or less and printed when TRAY PAPER SIZE, CASSETTE1 SIZE, or CASSETTE2 SIZE in the FEEDER MENU options in the SETUP menu was set to MIXED SIZE.
  • Page 237 Cycle the power of the printer. If the message appears even after cycling the power of the printer, note down the message in the display, and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. <A5 nn ERROR> ("nn" represents two-digit alphanumeric characters) Cause A problem has occurred and the printer does not operate properly.
  • Page 238 Remedy Cycle the power of the printer. If the message appears even after cycling the power of the printer, note down the message in the display, and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Message List 7-31 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 239 A problem has occurred while the printer is processing print data. Remedy Cycle the power of the printer. If the message appears even after cycling the power of the printer, note down the message in the display, and contact your local authorized Canon dealer. <FF FONT FULL> <Error Skip> Cause Because of too many fonts to be registered, the field (font table) for registering...
  • Page 240 <PC LOAD "size"> Cause The paper of the size specified in the application is not loaded in the paper cassette or multi-purpose tray, or the paper source for the different paper size is selected. Remedy 1 Load the paper of the size selected in the application (or the one specified by scaling factors).
  • Page 241: Service Call Display

    If the message does occurred inside the not disappear after cycling the power of ("n" represents a number) printer. the printer several times, contact your local authorized Canon dealer. A problem has E001-nnnn Perform the following procedures from occurred with the E003-nnnn the Step 2 to contact your local fixing unit of the...
  • Page 242 AC power outlet c c c c Contact your local authorized Canon dealer. When contacting your Canon dealer, please report the problems and code number (eight-digit alphanumeric characters) that you have noted. Service Call Display 7-35 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 243: When You Cannot Obtain Appropriate Printout Results

    If a symptom that is not indicated in this section occurs, if none of the indicated remedies • do not solve the problem, or if you cannot determine the problem, contact your local authorized Canon dealer. Problems with the Power or Printer Operation The printer cannot be turned ON.
  • Page 244 Remedy 3 Replace the hub. Cause 5 The hardware of the print server is in an abnormal condition. Remedy Report the problems to your local authorized Canon dealer. When You Cannot Obtain Appropriate Printout Results 7-37 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 245 The printer stopped printing during a job. Cause There is data remaining in the memory (the Job indicator is on). Remedy Press [Online] to place the printer offline, then select FORM FEED in the RESET to output all the data remaining in the memory. (See "Canceling a Job," on p.
  • Page 246: Problems With The Printout Results

    Cause 4 You are using UFR II Printer Driver, and you loaded custom paper of its long edges 215.9 mm or less and printed when TRAY PAPER SIZE, CASSETTE1 SIZE, or CASSETTE2 SIZE in the FEEDER MENU options in the SETUP menu was set to MIXED SIZE.
  • Page 247 The data lies outside the paper. Cause 1 You are using UFR II Printer Driver, and you loaded custom paper of its long edges 215.9 mm or less and printed when TRAY PAPER SIZE, CASSETTE1 SIZE, or CASSETTE2 SIZE in the FEEDER MENU options in the SETUP menu was set to MIXED SIZE.
  • Page 248 The next page is printed from halfway across the previous page. Cause "Line Spacing" or "Lines/Page" in the application is not specified properly. Remedy Specify the settings for "Line Spacing" and "Lines/Page" in the application so that data fits in one page, and print again. (See the instruction manual supplied with your application) Data is printed with its size reduced.
  • Page 249: Print Quality Problems

    ON again. This may clear the message. Remedy 2 If the message does not disappear even after applying the Remedy 1, contact your local Canon dealer for servicing. Print Quality Problems White streaks appear.
  • Page 250 Cause 3 The drum in the toner cartridge has deteriorated. Remedy Replace the toner cartridge with a new one. (See "Replacing the Toner Cartridge," on p. 6-2) The overall print result is faint. Cause 1 The setting for the toner density is not appropriate. Remedy Adjust DENSITY (See p.
  • Page 251 The front or back of the printed paper has smudge marks Cause The fixing roller is dirty. Remedy Clean the fixing roller. (See "Cleaning the Fixing Roller," on p. 6-16) A portion of a page is not printed. Cause 1 The scale factor is incorrect.
  • Page 252 Toner does not fix well. Cause 1 Paper is inappropriate. Remedy Replace the paper with one that can be used with this printer. (See "Paper Requirements," on p. 3-2) Cause 2 Toner does not fix onto paper completely. Remedy Select the appropriate fixing mode from [Fixing Mode] in the printer driver. In order to specify the setting for [Fixing Mode], display the [Advanced Settings] dialog box by clicking [Finishing Details] in the [Finishing] sheet, and then clicking [Advanced Settings] in the [Finishing Details] dialog box.
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  • Page 254: Appendix

    Before You Start Using the Printer Loading and Outputting Paper The Printing Environment Printing Environment Settings Routine Maintenance Troubleshooting Appendix CHAPTER This chapter describes the major features and basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the basic functions of this printer. This chapter describes the types of paper that can be used with this printer, and how to load This chapter describes the functions and categories of the menu displayed in the printer's This chapter describes the options that you can specify on the printer's control panel.
  • Page 255: The Lists Common To All The Settings In The Operation Mode

    The Lists Common to All the Settings in the Operation Mode This section describes the lists common to all the settings in the operation mode. IMPORTANT The following lists are samples. The contents may partially differ from the lists printed by your printer.
  • Page 256 N/W Status Print Prints the version number of the print server equipped with this printer and the settings. Make sure that the printer is online. Press [Utility] to display the UTILITY menu. Press [ ] to display N/W STATUS PRINT. Press [OK] to output the page.
  • Page 257: The Lists Common To Certain Settings In The Operation Mode

    The Lists Common to Certain Settings in the Operation Mode This section describes the lists common to certain settings in the operation mode. IMPORTANT The following list is a sample. The contents may partially differ from the lists printed by your printer.
  • Page 258: Typeface Samples

    Typeface Samples The font lists printed from the UTILITY MENU are a comprehensive listing of all fonts currently available. The listing contains the names and print samples of the fonts stored on the printer. Scalable Fonts (PCL) Courier CG Times CG Times Bold CG Times Italic CG Times Bold Italic...
  • Page 259 Garamond Kursiv Halbfeet Marigold Albertus Medium Albertus Extra Bold Arial Arial Bold Arial Italic Arial Bold Italic Times New Roman Times New Roman Bold Times New Roman Italic Times New Roman Bold Italic Helvetica Helvetica Bold Helvetica Oblique Helvetica Bold Oblique Helvetica Narrow Helvetica Narrow Bold Helvetica Narrow Oblique...
  • Page 260: Bitmapped Fonts (pcl)

    Times Bold Times Italic Times Bold Italic ITC Zapf Chancery Medium Italic Symbol SymbolPS Wingdings ITC Zapf Dingbats Courier Bold Courier Italic Courier Bold Italic Letter Gothic Letter Gothic Bold Letter Gothic Italic CourierPS CourierPS Bold CourierPS Oblique CourierPS Bold Oblique Bitmapped Fonts (PCL) Line Printer (10U) Line Printer (8U)
  • Page 261: Symbol Sets Supported

    Symbol Sets Supported This section provides a list to the character code tables for the characters in each symbol set. Character Code Tables ■ Roman-8 (8U) Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 262 ■ Roman-9 (4U) ■ ISO 8859/1 Latin 1 (0N) Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 263 ■ ISO 8859/2 Latin 2 (2N) ■ ISO 8859/9 Latin 5 (5N) 8-10 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 264 ■ ISO 8859/15 Latin 9 (9N) ■ PC-8, Code Page 437 (10U) Symbol Sets Supported 8-11 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 265 ■ PC-8 D/N, Danish/Norwegian (11U) ■ PC-850, Multilingual (12U) 8-12 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 266 ■ PC-858, Multilingual with Euro (13U) ■ PC-852, Latin 2 (17U) Symbol Sets Supported 8-13 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 267 ■ PC-Turkish (9T) ■ Windows 3.1 Latin 1 (19U) 8-14 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 268 ■ Windows 3.1 Latin 2 (9E) ■ Windows 3.1 Latin 5 (5T) Symbol Sets Supported 8-15 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 269 ■ DeskTop (7J) ■ PS Text (10J) 8-16 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 270 ■ Ventura International (13J) ■ Ventura US (14J) Symbol Sets Supported 8-17 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 271 ■ Microsoft Publishing (6J) ■ Math-8 (8M) 8-18 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 272 ■ PS Math (5M) ■ Ventura Math (6M) Symbol Sets Supported 8-19 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 273 ■ PI Font (15U) ■ Legal (1U) 8-20 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 274 ■ Windows 3.0 Latin 1 (9U) ■ ISO 8859/10 Latin 6 (6N) Symbol Sets Supported 8-21 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 275 ■ PC-775 (26U) ■ PC-1004 (9J) 8-22 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 276 ■ Windows Baltic (19L) ■ MC Text (12J) Symbol Sets Supported 8-23 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 277 ■ Symbol (19M) ■ Wingdings (579L) 8-24 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 278 ■ Dingbats (14L) ■ PC-860 Portugal (20U) Symbol Sets Supported 8-25 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 279 ■ PC-865 Norway (25U) ■ PC-8 Greek Alternate Code Page 437 (14G) 8-26 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 280: Iso Substitution Tables

    ■ ISO 6: ASCII (0U) ISO Substitution Tables ■ ISO 4: United Kingdom (1E) Symbol Sets Supported 8-27 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 281 ■ ISO 11: Swedish (0S) ■ ISO 60: Danish/Norwegian (0D) 8-28 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 282 ■ ISO 21: German (1G) ■ ISO 69: French (1F) Symbol Sets Supported 8-29 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 283 ■ ISO 15: Italian (0I) ■ ISO 17: Spanish (2S) 8-30 Symbol Sets Supported Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 284: Specifications

    Specifications Hardware Specifications Type Desktop Page Printer Printing method Electrophoto Method (On-demand fixing) Resolution 600dpi When printing A4 continuously: 33 pages/min. * Print speed may drop in stages depending on the paper Printing speed size, paper type, print copies, and the settings of the Plain paper (64 to 80 g/m fixing mode.
  • Page 285 - Standard sizes A4, B5, A5, Legal, Letter, Executive - Custom sizes When loading paper in portrait orientation: Width 148.0 to Cassette 1 215.9 mm; Length 210.0 to 355.6 mm When loading paper in landscape orientation: Width 210.0 to 215.9 mm; Length 210.0 to 215.9 mm Paper capacity: approx.
  • Page 286 Printer unit Printer (excluding the toner cartridge)....approx. 16.1 kg included Toner cartridge ..........approx. 1.3 kg parts Toner cartridge (Canon Genuine Cartridge) (Number of printable pages: approx. 6,000 pages) Weight ..............approx.1.3 kg Consumables Toner cartridge (Canon Genuine Cartridge) and optional (Number of printable pages: approx.
  • Page 287: Controller Specifications

    Controller Specifications R4000-333MHz* * The upper limit of the frequency range Standard 64 MB Memory (RAM) Expandable up to 320 MB by installing an optional expansion capacity RAM module USB 2.0 Hi-Speed/USB Full-Speed (USB1.1 equivalent) X 1 Host interface LAN connector (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) X 1 LCD 16 characters X 1 line User interface 8 LED indicators...
  • Page 288: Dimensions Of Each Part

    Dimensions of Each Part ■ Printer unit Standard state • (mm) Paper cassette Face up output tray Multi-purpose tray State with the paper feeder installed • (mm) Face up output tray Multi-purpose tray Paper cassette Dimensions of Each Part 8-35 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 289 ■ Paper feeder unit PF-36 (mm) 8-36 Dimensions of Each Part Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 290: Index

    Index Numerics Condensation, 6-14 CONFIG.PAGE, 5-43 Configuration Page, 8-2 2-SIDED PRINT., 5-22 CONNECT.RECOG., 5-34 2-sided Printing, 3-54 CONTROL MENU Options, 5-2 Loading Paper, 3-55, 3-58 Control Panel, 1-8 COPIES, 5-23 CUSTOM SIZE, 5-39 ADJ.START POS., 5-34 Adjusting the Printing Position, 6-15, 6-19 ALT.METHOD, 5-26 DATE AND TIME, 5-13 APPEND CR TO LF, 5-41...
  • Page 291 Face-up Output Tray, 1-6, 3-17 JOB LOG LIST, 5-45 FEEDER MENU Options, 5-3 JOB Menu, 4-12, 5-8 [Feeder Selection] Key, 1-9, 4-6 FIX.UNIT OFFSET, 5-37 FONT NUMBER, 5-39 FONTS LIST, 5-43 Forced Output, 2-9 Keys, 4-5 FORM FEED, 5-46 FORM LINES, 5-39 Front Cover, 1-5 Labels, 3-4, 3-40 LAN Connector, 1-7...
  • Page 292 Online Indicator, 1-9 Power Socket, 1-7 [Online] Key, 1-9, 4-5 Power Supply Optional Equipment, 1-4 Problems, 7-36 ORIENTATION, 5-38 Turning the Printer OFF, 2-3 Output Trays, 3-15 Turning the Printer ON, 2-2 Paper Capacity, 3-18 Power Switch, 1-6, 2-2, 2-4 Selection, 3-19 Print Quality Problems, 7-42 Outputting Data (Forced Output), 2-9...
  • Page 293 Setting Priority, 4-3 USB Connector, 1-7 [Settings] Key, 1-8, 4-6 USER MAIN. Options, 5-6 SETUP Menu, 4-9, 5-2 [Utility] Key, 1-9, 4-6 SETUP Menu Initialization, 4-17 UTILITY Menu, 4-11, 5-8 SHOW WARNINGS, 5-12 SMB, 5-32 SNMP, 5-32 SOFT RESET, 5-46 Soft Reset, 2-11 Ventilation Slots, 1-6 SP.PRINT MODE, 5-37...
  • Page 294 R-IE-684AF © CANON INC. 2005 Downloaded from ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...

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