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  • Page 2 © 2006 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. This manual is provided for information 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 manual.
  • Page 3 SAMSUNG WORLDWIDE ONTACT If you have any comments or questions regarding Samsung products, contact the Samsung customer care center. Country Customer Care Center ARGENTINE 0800-333-3733 AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 AUSTRIA 0800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) BELGIUM 0032 (0)2 201 24 18 BRAZIL 0800-124-421...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    ONTENTS 1. Introduction Special features ... 1.1 Printer overview ... 1.2 Understanding the Status LED ... 1.5 Finding more information ... 1.5 Selecting a location ... 1.6 2. System setup Menu overview ... 2.1 Changing the display language ... 2.2 Setting the date and time ...
  • Page 5 7. Basic printing Printing a document ... 7.1 Canceling a print job ... 7.1 8. Scanning Scanning basics ... 8.1 Scanning to an application using a local connection ... 8.1 Scanning using a network connection ... 8.2 Changing the settings for each scan job ... 8.5 Changing the default scan settings ...
  • Page 6 13. Maintenance Printing reports ... 13.1 Cleaning your machine ... 13.2 Maintaining the toner cartridge ... 13.3 Maintenance Parts ... 13.6 Managing your machine from the website ... 13.8 Checking the machine’s serial number ... 13.8 14. Troubleshooting Clearing document jams ... 14.1 Clearing paper jams ...
  • Page 7: Laser Safety Statement

    However, it is advisable that the machine be operated in a well ventilated area. If you need additional information about ozone, please request your nearest Samsung dealer. 1 AWG: American Wire Gauge...
  • Page 8: Mercury Safety

    LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS. For details see lamprecycle.org, eiae.org, or call 1-800- Samsung Power Saver This printer contains advanced energy conservation technology that reduces power consumption when it is not in active use.
  • Page 9 Directive 1999/5/EC. The product has been designed to work with the national PSTNs and compatible 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.
  • Page 10: Openssl License

    OPENSSL LICENSE Copyright (c) 1998-2001 The OpenSSL Project. All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Page 11 EU Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE) We, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. #259, Gongdan-Dong, Gumi-City, Kyungbuk, Shandong Samsung Telecommunications Co., Ltd. Sanxing Road, Weihai Hi-Tech, IDZ Shandong Province, China 264209 (factory name, address) declare under our sole responsibility that the product Multi-Function Printer model "SCX-5530FN, SCX-5330N"...
  • Page 12: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Samsung multifunctional product. Your machine provides printing, copying, scanning, and faxing (SCX-5530FN only) functions. This chapter includes: • Special features • Printer overview • Understanding the Status LED • Finding more information • Selecting a location...
  • Page 13: Printer Overview

    Printer overview These are the main components of your machine: Front view * The figure above shows an SCX-5530FN with all available accessories. ADF (automatic tray 1 document feeder) document width guides optional tray 2 document input tray multi-purpose tray scanner lid output support document output tray...
  • Page 14 Control panel overview ( SCX-5530FN Speed buttons: Allows you to store frequently-dialed fax numbers and email addresses and enter them with the touch of a few buttons. Shift: Allows you to shift the speed buttons to access numbers 16 through 30. Address Book: Allows you to store frequently used fax numbers in memory or search for stored fax numbers or email addresses.
  • Page 15 Control panel overview ( SCX-5330N Copy: Activates Copy mode. Scan/Email: Activates Scan mode. Display: Shows the current status and prompts during an operation. Menu: Enters Menu mode and scrolls through the available menus. Scroll buttons: Scroll through the options available in the selected menu, and increase or decrease values.
  • Page 16: Understanding The Status Led

    To access a printer driver help screen, click Help from the printer properties dialog box. website If you have Internet access, you can get help, support, printer drivers, manuals, and order information from the Samsung website, www.samsungprinter.com. <Introduction>...
  • Page 17: Selecting A Location

    Selecting a location Select a level, stable place with adequate space for air circulation. Allow extra space for opening covers and trays. The area should be well-ventilated and away from direct sunlight or sources of heat, cold, and humidity. Do not set the machine close to the edge of your desk or table.
  • Page 18: System Setup

    System setup This chapter gives you an overview of menus available on your machine and step-by-step instructions for setting up the machine’s systems. This chapter includes: • Menu overview • Changing the display language • Setting the date and time •...
  • Page 19: Changing The Display Language

    Changing the display language To change the language that appears on the control panel, follow these steps: Press Menu until System Setup appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK. Press OK when Machine Setup appears. Press the Scroll buttons until Language appears and press OK. Press the Scroll buttons until the language you want appears and press OK.
  • Page 20: Setting Sounds (scx-5530fn Only)

    Setting sounds (SCX-5530FN only) You can control the following sounds: • Key Sound: Turns the key sound on or off. With this option set to On a tone sounds each time a key is pressed. • Alarm Sound: Turns the alarm sound on or off. With this option set to an alarm tone sounds when an error occurs or fax communication ends.
  • Page 21: Using The Save Modes

    Correcting numbers or names If you make a mistake while entering a number or name, press the left Scroll button to delete the last digit or character. Then enter the correct number or character. Inserting a pause With some telephone systems, you must dial an access code (9, for example) and listen for a second dial tone.
  • Page 22: Software Overview

    Software overview This chapter gives you an overview of the software that comes with your machine. Further details about installing and using the software are explained in the Software Section. This chapter includes: • Supplied software • Printer driver features •...
  • Page 23: Printer Driver Features

    Printer driver features Your printer drivers support the following standard features: • Paper source selection • Paper size, orientation and media type • Number of copies In addition, you can use various special printing features. The following table shows a general overview of features supported by your printer drivers: PostScript PCL 6...
  • Page 24 Linux Item Requirements Operating system • Red Hat 8.0 ~ 9.0 • Fedora Core 1 ~ 3 • Mandrake 9.2 ~ 10.1 • SuSE 8.2 ~ 9.2 Pentium IV 1 GHz or higher 256 MB or higher Free disk space 1 GB or higher Software •...
  • Page 25: Network Setup

    Network setup This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for setting up your machine for network connections. This chapter includes: • Introduction • Supported operating systems • Configuring TCP/IP • Configuring EtherTalk • Configuring IPX frame types • Setting Ethernet speed •...
  • Page 26: Configuring Ethertalk

    Static addressing To enter a TCP/IP address from your machine’s control panel, take the following steps: Press Menu until Network appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK. Press OK when TCP/IP appears. Press the Scroll buttons until Static appears and press OK. Press OK when IP Address appears.
  • Page 27: Setting Ethernet Speed

    Double click Application > SetIP Open the language folder you want to use. Double click Setup.exe to install this program. From the Windows Start menu, select Programs > Samsung Network Printer Utilities > SetIP. Select the name of your printer and click “...
  • Page 28: Loading Originals And Print Media

    Loading originals and print media This chapter introduces you to how to load originals and print media into your machine. This chapter includes: • Loading originals • Selecting print media • Loading paper • Setting the paper size and type •...
  • Page 29: Selecting Print Media

    This may be the result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and humidity levels, or other variables over which Samsung has no control. • Before purchasing large quantities of print media, ensure that it meets the requirements specified in this user’s guide.
  • Page 30: Supported Print Media Types And Sizes

    Supported print media types and sizes Type Size Plain paper Letter Legal Folio Oficio JIS B5 ISO B5 Executive Envelope Envelope B5 Envelope Monarch Envelope COM-10 Envelope DL Envelope C5 Envelope C6 Transparency Letter, A4 Labels Letter, Legal, Folio, A4, JIS B5, ISO B5, Executive, A5, A6 Card stock Letter, Legal, Folio,...
  • Page 31: Media Sizes Supported In Each Mode

    Media sizes supported in each mode Mode Size Copy mode Letter, A4, Legal, Folio, Executive, ISO B5, JIS B5, A5, A6 Single side All sizes supported by printing the machine Duplex printing Letter, A4, Legal, Folio Fax mode Letter, A4, Legal 1.
  • Page 32: Loading Paper

    Media type Guidelines Transparencies • To avoid damaging the machine, use only transparencies designed for use in laser printers. • Transparencies used in the machine must be able to withstand 180 °C, the machine’s fusing temperature. • Place them on a flat surface after removing them from the machine.
  • Page 33 Loading paper in the tray 1 or optional tray 2 Pull open the paper tray and load paper. You can load letterhead with the design side face down. The top edge of the sheet with the logo should be placed at the front of the tray.
  • Page 34 In the multi-purpose tray The multi-purpose tray can hold special sizes and types of print material, such as transparencies, postcards, note cards, and envelopes. It is useful for single page printing on letterhead or colored paper. To load paper in the multi-purpose tray: Open the multi-purpose tray and unfold the multi-purpose tray extension, as shown.
  • Page 35: Setting The Paper Size And Type

    Tips on using the multi-purpose tray • Load only one size of print media at a time in the multi-purpose tray. • To prevent paper jams, do not add paper when there is still paper in the multi-purpose tray. This also applies to other types of print media. •...
  • Page 36 Printing to the rear cover Using the rear cover, paper comes out of the machine face up. Printing from the multi-purpose tray to the rear cover provides a straight paper path. Using the rear cover might improve the output quality with special print media.
  • Page 37: Copying

    Copying This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for copying documents. This chapter includes: • Selecting the paper tray • Copying • Changing the settings for each copy • Changing the default copy settings • Using special copy features • Copying on both sides of paper (SCX-5530FN only) •...
  • Page 38: Changing The Default Copy Settings

    Reduced or enlarged copy By using the Reduce/Enlarge button, you can reduce or enlarge the size of a copied image from 25% to 400% when you copy original documents from the scanner glass, or from 25% to 100% from the ADF. To select from the predefined copy sizes: Press Reduce/Enlarge.
  • Page 39: Id Card Copying

    ID card copying Your machine can print 2-sided originals on one sheet of A4-, Letter-, Legal-, Folio-, Executive-, B5-, A5-, or A6-sized paper. When you copy using this feature, the machine prints one side of the original on the upper half of the paper and the other side on the lower half without reducing the size of the original.
  • Page 40: Copying On Both Sides Of Paper (scx-5530fn Only)

    Clone copying Your machine can print multiple image copies from the original document on a single page. The number of images is automatically determined by the original image and paper size. This copy feature is available only when you place originals on the scanner glass.
  • Page 41: Basic Printing

    Click the Windows Start menu. For Windows 98/NT 4.0/2000/Me, select Settings and then Printers. For Windows XP/2003, select Printers and Faxes. Double-click the Samsung SCX-5x30 Series icon. From the Document menu, select Cancel Printing (Windows 98/ Me) or Cancel (Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP/2003). Note You can also access this window by simply double-clicking the printer icon at the bottom right corner of the Windows desktop.
  • Page 42: Scanning

    Scanning Scanning with your machine lets you turn pictures and text into digital files that can be stored on your computer. Then you can fax or email the files, upload them to your website, or use them to create projects that you can print.
  • Page 43: Scanning Using A Network Connection

    Note You can change the scanner properties of your machine and the scan settings from the Samsung Network Scan Manager window. Click Properties and set the options in each tab. Registering authorized users To use an FTP server or SMB server, or to send an email, you need to register authorized users using SyncThru™...
  • Page 44: Scanning To A Network Client

    Press the Scroll buttons until NetScan appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK. Enter the ID you have set in the Samsung Network Scan Manager window and press OK. Enter the PIN you have set in the Samsung Network Scan Manager window and press OK.
  • Page 45: Scanning To An Ftp Server

    Setting network scan timeout If the Network Scan program on your computer does not send a refresh request and does not scan a job within a specified timeout period, your machine cancels the scan job. You can change this timeout setting as needed.
  • Page 46: Changing The Settings For Each Scan Job

    Scanning to an SMB server You can scan an image and then send it to an SMB server. You need to set up parameters for access to SMB servers from SyncThru™ Web Service. See page 8.3. Before scanning, you can set the scan options for your scan job. See page 8.5.
  • Page 47: Using Address Book Entries

    Note You can also click Import and obtain your address book from your computer. Configuring group email numbers Enter your machine’s IP address as the URL in a browser and click Go to access the web site of your machine. Click Machine Settings and Group Address Book.
  • Page 48: Searching Address Book For An Entry

    Searching Address Book for an entry There are two ways to search for an address in memory. You can either scan from A to Z sequentially or search by entering the first letters of the name associated with the address. Searching sequentially through memory If necessary, press Scan/Email.
  • Page 49: Faxing ( Only)

    Faxing (SCX-5530FN only) The fax feature is available only on the SCX-5530FN. This chapter gives you information about using your machine as a fax machine. This chapter includes: Sending a fax • Setting the fax header • Adjusting the document settings •...
  • Page 50: Sending A Fax Automatically

    Recommended resolution settings for different original document types are described in the table below: Mode Recommended for: Standard Originals with normal sized characters. Fine Originals containing small characters or thin lines or originals printed using a dot-matrix printer. Super Fine Originals containing extremely fine detail.
  • Page 51: Confirming A Transmission

    Confirming a transmission When the last page of your original has been sent successfully, the machine beeps and returns to Standby mode. When something goes wrong while sending your fax, an error message appears on the display. For a list of error messages and their meanings, see page 14.7.
  • Page 52: Receiving Automatically In Fax Mode

    Press Stop/Clear to return to Standby mode. Notes • When the memory is full, the printer can no longer receive any incoming fax. Secure free memory to resume by removing data stored in the memory. • To use the Ans/Fax mode, attach an answering machine to the EXT socket on the back of your machine.
  • Page 53: Receiving In Secure Receiving Mode

    Call your fax number from another telephone. It is not necessary to place the call from a fax machine. When your machine begins to ring, do not answer the call. The machine requires several rings to learn the pattern. When the machine completes learning, the display shows Completed DRPD Setup.
  • Page 54: Printing Received Faxes On Both Sides Of Paper

    Printing received faxes on both sides of paper By using the Duplex button on your machine, you can set the machine to print received faxes on both sides of paper. Press Duplex. Press the Scroll buttons until the binding option you want appears. •...
  • Page 55: Sending A Delayed Fax

    Sending a delayed fax You can set your machine to send a fax at a later time when you will not be present. Press Fax. Load originals face up into the ADF, or place a single original face down on the scanner glass. For details about loading an original, see page 5.1.
  • Page 56: Forwarding Faxes

    Enter the job name you want and press OK. The original is scanned into memory before transmission. The display shows memory capacity and the number of pages being stored in memory. If an original is placed on the scanner glass, select Yes to add another page.
  • Page 57: Fax Setup ( Scx-5530fn Only)

    Fax setup (SCX-5530FN only) This chapter gives you information on setting up your machine for receiving and sending faxes. This chapter includes: • Changing the fax setup options • Changing the default document settings • Printing sent fax report automatically •...
  • Page 58: Changing The Default Document Settings

    Option Description Auto When receiving a fax containing pages as long as Reduction or longer than the paper loaded in the paper tray, the machine can reduce the size of the original to fit the size of the paper loaded in the machine. Turn on this feature if you want to automatically reduce an incoming page.
  • Page 59: Group Dial Numbers

    Registering after pressing a speed button Press Fax. Press one of the speed buttons. Press OK when Yes appears. Enter the name you want and press OK. For details on how to enter alphanumeric characters, see page 2.3. Enter the fax number you want to store and press OK. Registering after entering a number first Press Fax.
  • Page 60 When you have finished, press the Scroll buttons to select No at the Another No.? prompt and press OK. Press Stop/Clear to return to Standby mode. Editing a group dial number You can delete a specific entry from a group or add a new number to the selected group.
  • Page 61: Using Usb Flash Memory ( Scx-5530fn Only)

    Using USB flash memory (SCX-5530FN only) This chapter explains how to use a USB memory device with your machine. This chapter includes: • About USB memory • Plugging in a USB memory device • Scanning to a USB memory device •...
  • Page 62: Printing From A Usb Memory Device

    TIFF, BMP, JPEG, PDF, and PRN files. Direct Print option supported file types: • PRN: Samsung PCL 6 compatible. • PRN files can be created by selecting the Print to file check box when you print a document. The document will be saved as a PRN file, rather than printed on paper.
  • Page 63: Backing Up Data

    Printing on both sides of paper By using the Duplex button on your machine, you can set the machine to print documents on both sides of paper. Press Duplex. Press the Scroll buttons until the binding option you want appears. •...
  • Page 64: Formatting A Usb Memory Device

    Press OK when Yes appears to confirm your selection. Press Stop/Clear to return to Standby mode. Formatting a USB memory device Insert the USB memory device into the USB memory port on your machine. Press Scan/Email. Press OK when Scan to USB appears on the bottom line of the display.
  • Page 65: Ordering Supplies And Accessories

    32 MB DIMM. To expand the memory of your machine, you must remove the existing DIMM and purchase a larger one. To order Samsung-authorized supplies or accessories, contact your local Samsung dealer or the retailer where you purchased your machine, or visit www.samsungprinter.com information on calling for technical support.
  • Page 66: Maintenance

    Maintenance This chapter provides information for maintaining your machine and the toner cartridge. This chapter includes: • Printing reports • Clearing memory • Cleaning your machine • Maintaining the toner cartridge • Maintenance Parts • Managing your machine from the website •...
  • Page 67: Cleaning Your Machine

    Clearing memory You can selectively clear information stored in your machine’s memory. Caution For SCX-5530FN users, before clearing the memory, make sure that all fax jobs have been completed, or you will lose those jobs. Press Menu until System Setup appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK.
  • Page 68: Maintaining The Toner Cartridge

    With a dry lint-free cloth, wipe away any dust and spilled toner from the toner cartridge area and the toner cartridge cavity. Caution While cleaning the inside of the machine, be careful not to touch the transfer roller, located underneath the toner cartridge. Oil from your fingers can cause print scan quality problems.
  • Page 69: Redistributing Toner

    Expected cartridge life The life of the toner cartridge depends on the amount of toner that print jobs require. When printing text at ISO 19752 5% coverage, a new toner cartridge lasts an average of either 8,000 or 4,000 pages. (The original toner cartridge supplied with the machine lasts an average of 4,000 pages.) The actual number may also be different depending on the print density of the pages you print on, and the number of pages may be...
  • Page 70: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Close the front cover. Make sure that the cover is securely closed. Replacing the toner cartridge When the toner cartridge is completely empty: • Toner Empty appears on the display. • The Status LED blinks red. • The machine stops printing. For the SCX-5530FN, incoming faxes are saved in memory.
  • Page 71: Maintenance Parts

    Fuser unit Approx. 80,000 pages Tray rubber pad Approx. 250,000 pages Pickup roller Approx. 150,000 pages Samsung highly recommends that an authorized service provider, dealer or the retailer where you bought printer performs this maintenance activity. 13.6 <Maintenance> Yield (Average)
  • Page 72: Checking Replaceables

    Checking replaceables If you experience frequent paper jams or printing problems, check the number of pages the machine has printed or scanned. Replace the corresponding parts, if necessary. The following information are available for checking the replaceable elements of your machine: •...
  • Page 73: Managing Your Machine From The Website

    Your machine’s embedded website opens. Checking the machine’s serial number When you call for service or register as a user on the Samsung website, the machine’s serial number may be required. You can check the serial number by taking the following steps: Press Menu until System Setup appears on the bottom line of the display and press OK.
  • Page 74: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter gives helpful information for what to do if you encounter an error. This chapter includes: • Clearing document jams • Clearing paper jams • Understanding display messages • Solving other problems Clearing document jams When an original jams while passing through the ADF, Document Jam appears on the display.
  • Page 75: Clearing Paper Jams

    Roller misfeed Open the scanner lid. Seize the misfed paper, and remove the paper from the feed area by carefully pulling it to the right using both hands. Close the scanner lid. Then load the removed pages back into the ADF.
  • Page 76: In The Optional Tray

    In the optional tray 2 Pull the optional tray 2 open. Remove the jammed paper from the machine. If the paper does not move when you pull, or if you do not see the paper in this area, stop and go to step 3. Pull the tray 1 half.
  • Page 77: In The Paper Exit Area

    Remove the jammed paper by gently pulling it straight out. Replace the toner cartridge and close the front cover. Printing automatically resumes. In the paper exit area Open and close the front cover. The jammed paper is automatically ejected from the machine. Gently pull the paper out of the output tray.
  • Page 78: In The Duplex Unit Area

    Unfold the duplex guide fully. While pushing the fuser lever to the right, open the fuser door. Pull the jammed paper out. If the jammed paper does not move when you pull, push the pressure lever on each side up to loose the paper, and then remove it. duplex guide Return the lever, door, stopper, and guide to their original position.
  • Page 79: Tips For Avoiding Paper Jams

    Remove the jammed paper from the duplex unit. If the paper does not come out with the duplex unit, remove the paper from the bottom of the machine. Duplex Jam 1 Open the rear cover. Unfold the duplex guide fully. Pull the jammed paper out.
  • Page 80: Understanding Display Messages

    Understanding display messages Messages appear on the Smart Panel program window or the control panel display to indicate the machine’s status or errors. Refer to the tables below to understand the messages’ meaning and correct the problem if necessary. Messages and their meanings are listed in alphabetical order. Note When you call for service, it is very convenient to tell the service representative the display message.
  • Page 81 Message Meaning Global Server When there is a Auth Failed authentication fail while connecting to the global server this message displays. Global Server This error message Comm. Error displays when there is a communication error between the global server and the device.
  • Page 82 Message Meaning Open Heat Error There is a problem Cycle Power in the fuser unit. Operation Not You are in the Add Assigned Page/Cancel Job operation, but there are no jobs stored. Over Heat Error There is a problem Cycle Power in the fuser unit.
  • Page 83: Toner Cartridge-related Messages

    Toner cartridge-related messages Suggested solutions Install a toner cartridge. Install a Samsung-genuine toner cartridge, designed for your printer. Take out the toner cartridge and thoroughly shake it. By doing this, you can temporarily reestablish printing operations. You can select either Stop or Continue. If you do not select any, the printer will work as Stop is selected.
  • Page 84: Solving Other Problems

    <Troubleshooting> Suggested solutions Check the power cord connections. Check the power switch and the power source. Select Samsung SCX-5x30 Series PCL 6 as your default printer in your Windows. Disconnect the printer cable and reconnect it. If possible, attach the cable to another computer that is working properly and print a job.
  • Page 85 If you are using From the Start menu, choose Windows 98/Me, the Settings and then Printers. Spool Setting may Right-click the Samsung SCX- be set incorrectly. 5x30 Series PCL 6 machine icon, choose Properties, click the Details tab, and then choose the Spool Settings button.
  • Page 86 If the inside of the machine is dirty or paper has been loaded improperly, you may notice a reduction in print quality. See the table below to clear the problem. Condition Suggested solutions Light or faded print If a vertical white streak or faded area appears on the page: •...
  • Page 87 Condition Suggested solutions Background scatter Background scatter results from bits of toner randomly distributed on the printed page. • The paper may be too damp. Try printing with a different batch of paper. Do not open packages of paper until necessary so that the paper does not absorb too much moisture.
  • Page 88: Copying Problems

    Condition Suggested solutions Horizontal stripes If horizontally aligned black streaks or smears appear: AaBbCc • The toner cartridge may be installed improperly. Remove the cartridge and reinsert AaBbCc AaBbCc • The toner cartridge may be defective. Remove AaBbCc the toner cartridge and install a new one. See page 13.5.
  • Page 89: Scanning Problems

    Scanning problems Condition Suggested solutions The scanner does • Make sure that you place the original to be not work. scanned face down on the scanner glass, or face up in the ADF. • There may not be enough available memory to hold the document you want to scan.
  • Page 90: Network Scan Problems

    To view the Help file, you need to have Internet the Help file. Explorer 4 service pack 2 or above. I cannot use the Check your operating system. Supporting Samsung operating systems are Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/ Network Scan 2000/XP/2003. Manager...
  • Page 91: Common Windows Problems

    Common Windows problems Condition Suggested solutions “File in Use” Exit all software applications. Remove all message appears software from the StartUp Group, then restart during installation. Windows. Reinstall the printer driver. “Error Writing to • Ensure that the cables are connected LPTx”...
  • Page 92: Common Linux Problems

    Common Linux problems Problem Possible Cause and Solution The machine does not • Check if the printer driver is installed in print your system. Open Unified Driver configurator and switch to the Printers tab in Printers configuration window to look at the list of available printers. Make sure that your machine is displayed on the list.
  • Page 93 Problem Possible Cause and Solution The machine does not • Check if a document is loaded into the scan machine. • Check if your machine is connected to the computer. Make sure if it is connected properly if I/O error is reported while scanning.
  • Page 94: Installing Accessories

    Installing accessories Your machine is a full-featured one that has been optimized to meet most of your printing needs. Recognizing that each user may have different requirements, however, Samsung makes several accessories available to enhance your machine’s capabilities. This chapter includes: •...
  • Page 95 For Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000, select Settings and then Printers. For Windows XP, select Printers and Faxes. Select the Samsung SCX-5x30 Series PS printer. Click the right mouse button on the machine icon and select Properties. For Windows 98/Me, select Device Options.
  • Page 96: Specifications

    Specifications This chapter includes: • General specifications • Scanner and copier specifications • Printer specifications • Facsimile specifications (SCX-5530FN only) General specifications Item Description Up to 50 sheets (75 g/m ADF document size Width: 142 to 216 mm Length: 148 to 356 mm Paper input capacity Tray 1/2: 250 multi-pages for plain paper (75 g/m...
  • Page 97: Scanner And Copier Specifications

    Scanner and copier specifications Item Description Compatibility TWAIN standard / WIA standard Scanning method ADF and Flat-bed Color CCD (Charge Coupled Device) module Resolution Optical: 600 x 1,200 dpi (mono and color) Enhanced: 4,800 x 4,800 dpi Effective scanning Scanner glass: 297 mm length ADF: 356 mm Effective scanning...
  • Page 98: Index

    NDEX Numerics 2/4-up, special copy 6.2 accessories installing memory DIMM 15.1 order information 12.1 Address Book, use 8.5 ADF 1.2 ADF rubber pad, replace 13.7 ADF, load 5.1 alarm sound 2.3 Ans/Fax mode, receiving mode 9.4 background image, erase 6.4 characters, enter 2.3 cleaning drum 13.5...
  • Page 99 operating systems 4.1 TCP/IP 4.1 new toner notification, send 13.6 n-up (multiple pages per sheet) copying 6.2 originals jam, clear 14.1 loading 5.1 output location, select 5.8 output tray 5.8 paper guidelines 5.4 paper jam, clear duplex area 14.5 fuser area or around toner cartridge 14.3 multi-purpose tray 14.3 optional tray 2 14.3...
  • Page 100: Software Section

    Samsung Printer Software section...
  • Page 101 OFTWARE SECTION ONTENTS NSTALLING Chapter 1: Installing Printer Software ... 5 Installing Software for Local Printing ... 5 Installing Software for Network Printing ... 8 Reinstalling Printer Software ... 11 Removing Printer Software ... 12 ASIC Chapter 2: Printing a Document ... 13 Printing to a file (PRN) ...
  • Page 102 Using Onscreen Help File ... 28 Changing the Smart Panel Program Settings ... 28 CANNING Chapter 8: Scanning Using Samsung SmarThru ... 29 Uninstalling Samsung SmarThru ... 29 Using Samsung SmarThru ... 30 Using Onscreen Help File ... 31 CRIPT...
  • Page 103 Scanning Process with TWAIN-enabled Software ... 31 Scanning Using the WIA Driver ... 31 SING RINTER IN Chapter 9: Getting Started ... 32 Installing the Unified Linux Driver ... 32 Installing the Unified Linux Driver ... 32 Uninstalling the Unified Linux Driver ... 33 Using the Unified Driver Configurator ...
  • Page 104: Installing Printer Software In Windows

    Installing Printer Software in Windows This chapter includes: • Installing Printer Software • Reinstalling Printer Software • Removing Printer Software Installing Printer Software You can install the printer software for local printing or network printing. To install the printer software on the computer, perform the appropriate installation procedure depending on the printer in use.
  • Page 105: Custom Installation

    If the test page prints out correctly, click Yes. If not, click No to reprint it. To register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from Samsung, select the checkbox and click Finish. You are now sent to the Samsung web site.
  • Page 106 Click Next. • If necessary, select a language from the drop-down list. • View User’s Guide: Allows you to view the User’s Guide. If your computer doesn’t have Adobe Acrobat, click on this option and it will automatically install Adobe Acrobat Reader for you.
  • Page 107: Installing Software For Network Printing

    To register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from Samsung, select the checkbox and click Finish. You are now sent to the Samsung web site. Otherwise, just click Finish. Installing Software for Network Printing When you connect your printer to a network, you must first configure the TCP/IP settings for the printer.
  • Page 108 After the installation is finished, a window appears asking you to print a test page and to register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from Samsung. If you so desire, select the corresponding checkbox(es) and click Finish.
  • Page 109 After the installation is finished, a window appears asking you to print a test page and to register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers in order to receive information from Samsung. If you so desire, select the corresponding checkbox(es) and click Finish.
  • Page 110: Reinstalling Printer Software

    Reinstalling Printer Software You can reinstall the software if installation fails. Start Windows. From the Start menu select Programs or All Programs → your printer driver name → Maintenance. Select Repair and click Next The list of printers available on the network appears. Select the printer you want to install from the list and then click Next.
  • Page 111: Removing Printer Software

    Removing Printer Software Start Windows. From the Start menu select Programs or All Programs → your printer driver name → Maintenance. Select Remove and click Next. You will see a component list so that you can remove any item individually. Select the components you want to remove and then click Next.
  • Page 112: Basic Printing

    Basic Printing This chapter explains the printing options and common printing tasks in Windows. This chapter includes: • Printing a Document • Printing to a file (PRN) • Printer Settings - Layout Tab - Paper Tab - Graphics Tab - Extras Tab - About Tab - Printer Tab - Using a Favorite Setting...
  • Page 113: Printer Settings

    Printer Settings You can use the printer properties window, which allows you to access all of the printer options you need when using your printer. When the printer properties are displayed, you can review and change the settings needed for your print job. Your printer properties window may differ, depending on your operating system.
  • Page 114: Paper Tab

    Paper Tab Use the following options to set the basic paper handling specifications when you access the printer properties. See “Printing a Document” on page 13 for more information on accessing printer properties. Click the Paper tab to access various paper properties. Copies Copies allows you to choose the number of copies to be printed.
  • Page 115: Graphics Tab

    Graphics Tab Use the following Graphic options to adjust the print quality for your specific printing needs. See “Printing a Document” on page 13 for more information on accessing printer properties. Click the Graphic tab to display the properties shown below.. Resolution The Resolution options you can select may vary depending on your printer model.
  • Page 116: Extras Tab

    Extras Tab You can select output options for your document. See “Printing a Document” on page 13 for more information about accessing the printer properties. Click the Extras tab to access the following feature: Watermark You can create a background text image to be printed on each page of your document.
  • Page 117: Using A Favorite Setting

    Using a Favorite Setting The Favorites option, which is visible on each properties tab, allows you to save the current properties settings for future use. To save a Favorites item: Change the settings as needed on each tab. Enter a name for the item in the Favorites input box. Click Save.
  • Page 118: Advanced Printing

    Advanced Printing This chapter explains printing options and advanced printing tasks. • Your printer driver Properties window that appears in this User’s Guide may differ depending on the printer in use. However the composition of the printer properties window is similar.
  • Page 119: Printing Posters

    Printing Posters This feature allows you to print a single-page document onto 4, 9, or 16 sheets of paper, for the purpose of pasting the sheets together to form one poster-size document. To change the print settings from your software application, access printer properties.
  • Page 120: Printing On Both Sides Of Paper

    Printing on Both Sides of Paper You can print on both sides of a sheet of paper. Before printing, decide how you want your document oriented. The options are: • Printer Setting, if you select this option, this feature is determined by the setting you’ve made on the control panel of the printer.
  • Page 121: Using Watermarks

    Using Watermarks The Watermark option allows you to print text over an existing document. For example, you may want to have large gray letters reading “DRAFT” or “CONFIDENTIAL” printed diagonally across the first page or all pages of a document. There are several predefined watermarks that come with the printer, and they can be modified, or you can add new ones to the list.
  • Page 122: Using Overlays

    Using Overlays What is an Overlay? An overlay is text and/or images stored in the computer hard disk drive (HDD) as a special file format that can be printed on Dear ABC any document. Overlays are often used to take the place of preprinted forms and letterhead paper.
  • Page 123: Using Windows Postscript Driver

    Using Windows PostScript Driver If you want to use the PostScript driver provided with your system CD-ROM to print a document. PPDs, in combination with the PostScript driver, access printer features and allow the computer to communicate with the printer. An installation program for the PPDs is provided on the supplied software CD-ROM.
  • Page 124: Using Direct Print Utility

    Using Direct Print Utility This chapter explains how to use Direct Print Utility to print PDF files without having to open the files. AUTION • You can not print PDF files that are restricted to print. Deactivate the printing restriction feature, and retry printing.
  • Page 125: Sharing The Printer Locally

    Sharing the Printer Locally You can connect the printer directly to a selected computer, which is called “host computer,” on the network. The following procedure is for Windows XP. For other Windows OS, refer to the corresponding Windows User's Guide or online help.
  • Page 126: Using Smart Panel

    Programs or All Programs → your printer driver name → Smart Panel. OTES • If you have already installed more than one Samsung printer, first select the printer model you want in order to use the corresponding Smart Panel. Right-click (in Windows or Linux) or click (in Mac OS X) the Smart Panel icon and select your printer name.
  • Page 127: Opening The Troubleshooting Guide

    Driver Setting (Only for Windows) You can use the printer properties window, which allows you to access all of the printer options you need for using your printer. For details, See “Printer Settings” on page 14. Opening the Troubleshooting Guide Using the troubleshooting guide, you can view solutions for error status problems.
  • Page 128: Scanning

    Then you can fax or e-mail the files, display them on your web site or use them to create projects that you can print using Samsung SmarThru software or the WIA driver. This chapter includes: •...
  • Page 129: Using Samsung Smarthru

    Place your photograph or page on the document glass or ADF. Once you have installed Samsung SmarThru, you will see the SmarThru 4 icon on your desktop. Double-click the SmarThru 4 icon. Double-click this icon.
  • Page 130: Using Onscreen Help File

    •Settings Customizing settings of Scan To basic functions. Allows you to customize settings for Application, E-mail, OCR, and Web functions. Click the service icon according to your job. SmarThru 4 opens for the selected service. Adjust the scan settings. To start scanning, click Scan. : If you want to cancel the scan job, click Cancel.
  • Page 131: Using Your Printer In Linux

    • Printing a Document • Scanning a Document (for MFP device only) Getting Started The supplied CD-ROM provides you with Samsung’s Unified Linux Driver package for using your machine with a Linux computer. Samsung’s Unified Linux Driver package contains printer and scanner drivers, providing the ability to print documents and scan images.
  • Page 132: Uninstalling The Unified Linux Driver

    When the installation is complete, click Finish. The installation program has added the Unified Driver Configurator desktop icon and Samsung Unified Driver group to the system menu for your convenience. If you have any difficulties, consult the onscreen help that is...
  • Page 133: Using The Unified Driver Configurator

    Configurator Double-click Unified Driver Configurator on the desktop. You can also click the Startup Menu icon and select Samsung Unified Driver and then Unified Driver Configurator. Press each button on the Modules pane to switch to the corresponding configuration window.
  • Page 134: Scanners Configuration (for Mfp Device Only)

    • Remove Class : Removes the selected printer class. Scanners Configuration (for MFP device only) In this window, you can monitor the activity of scanner devices, view a list of installed Samsung MFP devices, change device properties, and scan images. Switches to Scanners configuration.
  • Page 135: Configuring Printer Properties

    Configuring Printer Properties Using the properties window provided by the Printers configuration, you can change the various properties for your machine as a printer. Open the Unified Driver Configurator. If necessary, switch to Printers configuration. Select your machine on the available printers list and click Properties.
  • Page 136: Printing Files

    To abort the current job, click Cancel. Printing Files You can print many different types of files on the Samsung machine device using the standard CUPS way - directly from the command line interface. The CUPS lpr utility allows you do that.
  • Page 137: Using The Image Manager

    The document is scanned and the image preview appears in the Preview Pane. Drag the pointer to set the image area to be scanned. Change the scan options in the Image Quality and Scan Area sections. •Image Quality: allows you to select the color composition and the scan resolution for the image.
  • Page 138 You can use the following tools to edit the image: Tools Function Saves the image. Cancels your last action. Restores the action you canceled. Allows you to scroll through the image. Crops the selected image area. Zooms the image out. Zooms the image in.
  • Page 139: Chapter 10: Using Your Printer With A Macintosh (scx-5530fn Only )

    Using Your Printer with a Macintosh Your machine supports Macintosh systems with a built-in USB interface or a 10/100 Base-TX network interface card. When you print a file from a Macintosh computer, you can use the PostScript driver by installing the PPD file. Some printers do not support a network interface.
  • Page 140: Setting Up The Printer

    SEC000xxxxxxxxx from the printer box, where the xxxxxxxxx varies depending on your machine. Click Add. If Auto Select does not work properly, select Samsung in Printer Model and your printer name in Model Name. Your machine appears on the Printer List and is set as the default printer.
  • Page 141: Printing

    Printing OTES • The Macintosh printer’s properties window that appears in this User’s Guide may differ depending on the printer in use. However the composition of the printer properties window is similar. • You can check your printer name in the supplied CD- ROM.
  • Page 142: Printing Multiple Pages On One Sheet Of Paper

    Printer Features Setting The Printer Features tab provides options for selecting the paper type and adjusting print quality. Select Printer Features from the Presets drop-down list to access the following features: ▲ Mac OS 10.3 Image Mode Image Mode allows the user to enhance printouts. The available options are Normal and Text Enhance.
  • Page 143: Duplex Printing

    Duplex Printing You can print on both sides of the paper. Before printing in the duplex mode, decide on which edge you will be binding your finished document. The binding options are: Long-Edge Binding: Which is the conventional layout used in book binding. Short-Edge Binding: Which is the type often used with calendars.
  • Page 144 OFTWARE SECTION NDEX advanced printing, use 19 booklet printing 20 canceling scan 31 document, print Macintosh 42 Windows 13 double-sided printing 21 Extras properties, set 17 favorites settings, use 18 Graphics properties, set 16 help, use 18 install printer driver Macintosh 40 Windows 5 installing...
  • Page 145 resolution printing 37 scanning Linux 37 SmarThru 29 TWAIN 31 WIA driver 31 scanning from Macintosh 44 setting darkness 16 favorites 18 image mode 16 resolution Macintosh 43 Windows 16 toner save 16 true-type option 16 software install Macintosh 40 Windows 5 reinstall Windows 11...
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