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SCX-812x Series
CLX-92x1 Series
CLX-9301 Series
Color Multi-Functional Printer
User's Guide
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  • Page 1 SCX-812x Series CLX-92x1 Series CLX-9301 Series Color Multi-Functional Printer User’s Guide imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing a Samsung product.
  • Page 2 This user’s guide is provided for informational purposes only. All information included herein is subject to change without notice. Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages, arising from or related to use of this user’s guide.
  • Page 3 Machine overview Front view 1 Front view 2 Rear view Inner view (CLX-92x1 Series, CLX-9301 Series) Inner view (SCX-812x Series) View with Standard finisher (optional) View with Cabinet stand and High capacity feeder (optional) Control panel overview Understanding the status LED...
  • Page 4 contents Paper substitution Tray priority setting Setting the tray confirmation message COPYING Understanding the copy screen Basic tab Advanced tab Image tab Basic copy Copying different sized originals Changing the settings for each copy Selecting the paper supply tray Reducing or enlarging copies Copying multiple sides Selecting the color mode (CLX-9201 9301 Series only) Deciding the form of copy output...
  • Page 5 Using previous settings 104 Saving documents 105 Scanning originals and sending to your computer (scan to PC) For a network connected machine 105 Using Samsung Scan and Fax Manager 2 Scan Assistant 107 Scanning with TWAIN-enabled software 107 Macintosh scanning...
  • Page 6 contents 113 Sending a fax Setting the fax header Sending a fax Sending a fax using speed dial numbers Sending a fax manually using On Hook Sending a fax manually using an extension telephone Resending Automatically Redialing the last number Delaying a fax transmission Sending a priority fax Quick start fax...
  • Page 7 PRINTING 142 System requirements Windows Macintosh Linux UNIX 143 Introducing useful software programs Samsung Anyweb Print 143 Printer driver features PCL printer driver XPS printer driver PostScript printer driver 144 Basic printing Canceling a print job 145 Opening printing preferences...
  • Page 8 contents Activating optional devices or accessories Changing printer settings Printing multiple pages on one sheet of paper Printing on both sides of paper 166 Linux printing Printing from applications Printing files Configuring Printer Properties 167 UNIX Printing Proceeding the print job Changing the printer settings USING A USB MEMORY DEVICE 169 Understanding the USB screen...
  • Page 9 contents TROUBLESHOOTING 192 Redistributing toner 193 Replacing the toner cartridge 195 Cleaning paper dust stick and chargers of imaging units 198 Replacing the imaging unit 201 Replacing the waste toner container 203 Clearing original document jams Original paper jam in front of scanner Original paper jam inside of scanner Original paper jam while reversing paper in scanner or exit area of scanner...
  • Page 10 244 Available accessories 246 Checking replaceable’s lifespan SPECIFICATIONS 247 Hardware specifications 247 Environmental specifications 248 Electrical specifications 249 Print media specifications CONTACT SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE GLOSSARY Contents_ 10...
  • Page 11: Safety Information

    safety information These warnings and precautions are included in order to prevent injury to you and others, as well as preventing any potential damage to your machine. Be sure to read and understand all of these instructions before using the machine. Use common sense for operating any electrical appliance and whenever using your machine.
  • Page 12: Operating Method

    If the machine gets overheated, it releases smoke, makes strange noises, or generates an odd odor, immediately turn off the power switch and unplug the machine. This could result in electric shock or fire. Caution During an electrical storm or for a period of If the plug does not easily enter the electrical outlet, do not non-operation,remove the power plug from the attempt to force it in.
  • Page 13: Installation / Moving

    Installation / Moving Warning Do not place the machine in an area with dust, humidity or water leaks. This could result in electric shock or fire. Caution When moving the machine, turn the power off and disconnect Do not put a cover over the machine or place it in an airtight all cords;...
  • Page 14: Supply Usage

    Do not remove any covers or guards that are fastened with screws. The machine should only be repaired by Samsung service technician. Fuser units should only be repaired by a certified service technician. Repair by non-certified technicians could result in fire or electric shock.
  • Page 15: Regulatory Information

    During normal operation, this machine produces ozone. The ozone produced does not present a hazard to the operator. However, it is advisable that the machine be operated in a well ventilated area. If you need additional information about ozone, request your nearest Samsung dealer. Regulatory information_ 15...
  • Page 16: Power Saver

    PERCHLORATE WARNING This Perchlorate warning applies only to primary CR (Manganese Dioxide) Lithium coin cells in the product sold or distributed ONLY in California USA. Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. See (U.S.A. only) Power Saver This printer contains advanced energy conservation technology that reduces power consumption when it is not in active use. When the printer does not receive data for an extended period of time, power consumption is automatically lowered.
  • Page 17: Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

    Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems.) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed with other household waste at the end of their working life.
  • Page 18: Germany Only

    FCC Statement for Wireless LAN use: While installing and operating this transmitter and antenna combination the radio frequency exposure limit of 1m W/cm2 may be exceeded at distances close to the antenna installed. Therefore, the user must maintain a minimum distance of 20cm from the antenna at all times.
  • Page 19: Ringer Equivalence Number

    Ringer Equivalence Number The Ringer Equivalence Number and FCC Registration Number for this machine may be found on the label located on the bottom or rear of the machine. In some instances you may need to provide these numbers to the telephone company. The Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) is a measure of the electrical load placed on the telephone line, and is useful for determining whether you have “overloaded”...
  • Page 20: Declaration Of Conformity (European Countries)

    PBXs of the European countries: In the event of problems, you should contact the Euro QA Lab of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in the first instance. The product has been tested against TBR21. To assist in the use and application of terminal equipment which complies with this standard, the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) has issued an advisory document (EG 201 121) which contains notes and additional requirements to ensure network compatibility of TBR21 terminals.
  • Page 21 European States qualified under wireless approvals: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (with frequency restrictions), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the U.K. EEA/EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland European States with restrictions on use: In France, the frequency range is restricted to 2446.5-2483.5 MHz for devices above 10 mW transmitting power such as wireless...
  • Page 22: Regulatory Compliance Statements

    Regulatory Compliance Statements Wireless Guidance Low power, Radio LAN type devices (radio frequency (RF) wireless communication devices), operating in the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Band, may be present (embedded) in your printer system. The following section is a general overview of considerations while operating a wireless device. Additional limitations, cautions, and concerns for specific countries are listed in the specific country sections (or country group sections).
  • Page 23: Original Ssleay License

    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgment: "This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (" 4.
  • Page 24 China only Regulatory information_ 24...
  • Page 25 about this user’s guide This user’s guide provides information to provide a basic understanding of the machine as well as detailed explanations on each step during actual usage. Valuable for both novice and professional users, all users can refer to this guide for installing and using the machine.
  • Page 26: Finding More Information

    This help guide provides you with help information on the printer driver and instructions for setting up the printing options (see the User’s Guide). Samsung website If you have Internet access, you can get help, support, machine drivers, manuals, and order information from the Samsung website. ( Downloadable You can download useful softwares from the Samsung website.
  • Page 27: Features Of Your New Product

    features of your new product Your new machine is equipped with a number of special features that improve the quality of your printed documents. Special Features Print with excellent quality and speed Print in various environments • You can print on various operating systems such as •...
  • Page 28: Features By Models

    Features by models The machine is designed to support all of your document needs from printing and copying to more advanced networking solutions for your business. Some features and optional goods may not be available depending on models or countries. Features by models include: FEATURES CLX-9301 Series...
  • Page 29: Machine Overview

    introduction These are the main components of your machine: This chapter includes: • Machine overview • Introducing the display screen and useful buttons • Control panel overview • Understanding the pop-up keyboard • Understanding the status LED • Using the manual stapler •...
  • Page 30: Front View 2

    Front view 2 Scanner glass Multi-purpose tray paper width guide White sheet USB port (2 EA) Multi-purpose tray Introduction_ 30...
  • Page 31: Rear View

    Rear view Duplexing automatic document feeder cable USB host port Network port USB port Introduction_ 31...
  • Page 32: Inner View (Clx-92X1 Series, Clx-9301 Series)

    Inner view (CLX-92x1 Series, CLX-9301 Series) LSU window cleaning stick Toner cartridges Waste toner container Imaging units If you want to see the imaging unit, you need to remove the waste toner container. Introduction_ 32...
  • Page 33: Inner View (Scx-812X Series)

    Inner view (SCX-812x Series) Toner cartridge Imaging unit Waste toner container If you want to see the imaging unit, you need to remove the waste toner container. Introduction_ 33...
  • Page 34: View With Standard Finisher (Optional)

    View with Standard finisher (optional) Standard finisher front door Top door Manual stapler Standard finisher Front door handle Manual stapler button Bridge unit Finishing tray Staple Top tray Introduction_ 34...
  • Page 35 View with Cabinet stand and High capacity feeder (optional) Cabinet Stand Introduction_ 35...
  • Page 36: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview Shows the current machine status and prompts during an operation. You can set menus easily using the display screen. Display screen Shows the status of your machine (See "Understanding the status LED" on page 37). Status LED Shows the jobs currently running, queued jobs, completed jobs, current error code or secured jobs.
  • Page 37: Understanding The Status Led

    Understanding the status LED The color of the status LED indicates the machine's current status. Description Status • The machine is off-line. • The machine is in power saver mode. When data is received, or any button is pressed, it switches to on-line automatically. Green The machine is on-line and can be used.
  • Page 38: Turning The Machine On

    Turning the machine on 3. Turn on the main power switch. Keep in mind that you should use the power cord supplied with the machine. Otherwise, it can cause damage or fire to the machine. 1. Plug the power cord into the power receptacle. •...
  • Page 39: Turning The Machine Off

    Turning the machine off Connecting a printer cable Using a network cable If you need to turn the machine off, press the Power button for more than three seconds on the right side of the control panel. When the confirmation This machine has a bulit-in network interface card.
  • Page 40: Introducing The Display Screen And Useful Buttons

    SmarThru WorkFlow: In order to use this menu, SmarThru WorkFlow • Copy: Enters the Copy menu (see "Copying" on page 57). should be installed. For more information, contact your local Samsung • Fax: Enters the Fax menu. Fax is activated on the display screen by dealer or the retailer where you purchased your machine.
  • Page 41: Eco Button

    • Fax Send Usage(PSTN): Displays the number of sent faxes. • No: Gives the order of jobs. When you select User, you can see the number of usage, limit, and • Job Type: Displays type of the job, such as print, copy, fax, etc. remaining usage by each user.
  • Page 42: Secured Job

    • Delayed Job: The job is temporarily stopped until the time you set Active Notice for Delay Send (email, fax, server). Displays any error messages and codes that have occurred. • Held: In the Secured Job tab, the job is temporarily stopped when the secure print job is sent from a computer.
  • Page 43: Using The Manual Stapler

    Touch the input area where you need to enter characters, then the keyboard Using the manual stapler pops up on the screen. The keyboard below is the default showing the lowercase letters. You can use the manual stapler when the standard finisher or booklet finisher is installed.
  • Page 44: Viewing The Animation For Trouble Shooting

    3. The first page of the printed documents should face the bottom. Insert Viewing the animation for trouble shooting the documents into the manual stapler so that the upper right part of the documents will be stapled. When the problems in the machine occur, some error messages are shown with animations to help you solve the problems.
  • Page 45: Media And Tray

    media and tray This chapter provides information on how to load originals and print media into your machine. This chapter includes: • Loading originals • Printing on special media • Selecting print media • Tray setting • Loading paper in the tray •...
  • Page 46: Selecting Print Media

    Using print media that does not meet these specifications may cause problems or require repairs. Such repairs are not covered by Samsung’s warranty or service agreements. The amount of paper put into the tray may differ according to media type used (see "Print media specifications" on page 249).
  • Page 47 • The process to load paper in tray 1, tray 2, tray 3, and tray 4 is the 3. Squeeze the paper width guide, and pull it to the end of the tray. same. Using photographic paper or coated paper may cause problems, that require repairs.
  • Page 48 6. Adjust the paper length guide to the desired paper length. M A X 7. After loading paper into the tray, pinch the paper width guide and move it Paper capacity guide toward the stack of paper until it lightly touches the side of the stack. Do 8.
  • Page 49: Multi-Purpose Tray

    9. Insert the tray back into the machine. Multi-purpose tray When you print a document, set the paper type and size for the tray. The multi-purpose tray can hold special sizes and types of print material, For information about setting the paper type and size on the control such as postcards, note cards, and envelopes.
  • Page 50 3. Load the paper with the side to be printed on facing down. For information about setting the paper type and size on the control panel (see "Tray setting" on page 54). The settings made from the machine driver override the settings on the control panel.
  • Page 51: Media Sizes Automatically Detected

    Media sizes automatically detected This machine can automatically detect various sized-paper. Refer to the table below. Standard tray/ optional Multi-purpose tray Duplex printing size dual cassette feeder Available Letter SEF Available Letter LEF Ledger Available Legal Available Executive SEF Available Executive LEF Available Statement SEF...
  • Page 52: Printing On Special Media

    Printing on special media • Labels: 120 to 150 g/m (32 to 40 lb) label. • Transparency: 138 to 146 g/m (37 to 39 lb) transparency paper. The table below shows the available special media for each tray. • Envelope: 75 to 90 g/m (20 to 24 lb) envelope.
  • Page 53: Card Stock/ Custom-Sized Paper

    fusing temperature about 170°C (338 °F) for 0.1 second. The extra flaps Adhesives: The adhesive material should be stable at your and strips might cause wrinkling, creasing, or jams, and may even machine’s fusing temperature about 170°C (338 °F) for 0.1 second. damage the fuser.
  • Page 54: Tray Setting

    Letterhead/Preprinted paper 2. Press Paper Size and select the paper size. Single-sided double-sided Standard tray/ Face up Face down Optional dual cassette feeder Multi-purpose tray Face down Face up • Preprinted paper must be printed with heat-resistant ink that will not melt, vaporize, or release hazardous emissions when subjected to the machine’s fusing temperature about 170°C (338 °F) for 0.1 second.
  • Page 55: Auto Tray Switch

    Auto tray switch 1. Press Machine Setup > Tray Settings > Settings > Paper Substitution. This is the option to set if the machine is to continue printing or not when any tray becomes empty. For example, both tray 1 and tray 2 are filled with the same size paper, the machine automatically prints from tray 2 after the tray 1 runs out of paper.
  • Page 56: Setting The Tray Confirmation Message

    Setting the tray confirmation message When you load paper into a tray, you can set the confirmation message to appear automatically. This machine can detect some paper sizes and types automatically. If you want to set the paper size and type, or the machine cannot detect them, you can set the size and type directly in the confirmation window.
  • Page 57: Understanding The Copy Screen

    copying This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for copying documents. This chapter includes: • Understanding the copy screen • Using a programs setting • Basic copy • Saving documents • Changing the settings for each copy • Using the Quick Copy menu •...
  • Page 58: Advanced Tab

    Advanced tab • Erase Edge: Allows you to erase specified areas of copies (see "Erasing edges" on page 75). You can move to next or previous page using up/down arrows at the bottom • Adjust Background: Prints an image with a lighter background.(see left.
  • Page 59: Basic Copy

    Basic copy 5. Enter the number of copies using the numeric keypad on the control panel, if necessary. This is the normal and usual procedure for copying your originals. 1. Press Copy from the display screen. 6. Press Start from the control panel to begin copying. 2.
  • Page 60: Copying Different Sized Originals

    • You can delete current and pending jobs using Job Status on the Copying different sized originals control panel. Select the job you want to cancel and press Delete This feature allows you to copy the different sized originals at once. (see "Job Status button"...
  • Page 61: Changing The Settings For Each Copy

    7. Press Start from the control panel to begin copying. Changing the settings for each copy On the Basic tab of the Copy screen, you can select copy features before starting to copy. The Basic tab setting is only for the current copy job, which means the selected settings do not apply to the next copy job.
  • Page 62: Reducing Or Enlarging Copies

    Reducing or enlarging copies Copying multiple sides The duplex feature allows you to copy one sided or two sided originals on Using the Reduce/Enlarge feature allows you print an original image both sides of the paper or divide two-sided originals into multiple one-sided reducing or enlarging it to the paper.
  • Page 63: Selecting The Color Mode

    Selecting the color mode (CLX-9201 9301 Series Original Copy only) The machine provides many powerful effects on images without having expert editing skills. Press the Basic tab > Color Mode, then select the color mode you want. If you press the More button, you can see more Color Mode options. •...
  • Page 64: Deciding The Form Of Copy Output

    Deciding the form of copy output • You can use the copy output options when a optional standard finisher or a booklet finisher is installed. • Depending on the direction of paper in the tray (ex. SEF or LEF), certain directions of the staple or punch may not be available. •...
  • Page 65: Using Special Copy Features

    • Finishing Bin: When the optional standard finisher or booklet Using special copy features finisher is installed, the machine sends output to the finishing tray by default. On the Advanced or Image tab of the Copy screen, you can select specific •...

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