Summary of Contents for Samsung Laser MFP SCX-4100
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Loading Paper ... 1.8 Making Connections ... 1.11 Turning the Machine On ... 1.13 About Samsung Software ... 1.14 Installing Samsung Software in Windows ... 1.16 Repairing Software ... 1.22 Removing Software ... 1.23 Changing the Display Language ... 1.25 Setting the Paper Size and Type ...
What is an Overlay? ... 3.18 Creating a New Page Overlay ... 3.18 Using a Page Overlay ... 3.20 Deleting a Page Overlay ... 3.21 Setting Up the Locally Shared Printer ... 3.22 In Windows 9x/Me ... 3.22 In Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP ... 3.23 OPYING Chapter 4: Loading Paper for Copying ...
Chapter 5: Scanning Basics ... 5.2 Scanning Using Samsung SmarThru ... 5.2 Scanning Process with TWAIN-enabled Software ... 5.6 Chapter 6: Getting Started ... 6.2 Installing the MFP Driver ... 6.3 Using the MFP Configurator ... 6.7 Configuring Printer Properties ... 6.11 Printing a Document ...
Common Linux Problems ... 8.20 PECIFICATIONS Appendix A: General Specifications ... A.2 Scanner and Copier Specifications ... A.3 Printer Specifications ... A.4 Paper Specifications ... A.5 Overview ... A.5 Supported Sizes of Paper ... A.6 Guidelines for Using Paper ... A.7 Paper Specifications ...
Important Precautions and Safety Information When using this machine, these basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce risk of fire, electric shock, and injury to people: 1. Read and understand all instructions. 2. Use common sense whenever operating electrical appliances. 3.
14. Unplug the machine from the, PC and AC wall outlet, and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: • When any part of the power cord, plug, or connecting cable is damaged or frayed. • If liquid has been spilled into the machine. •...
Laser Safety Statement The printer is certified in the U.S. to conform to the requirements of DHHS 21 CFR, chapter 1 Subchapter J for Class I(1) laser products, and elsewhere is certified as a Class I laser product conforming to the requirements of IEC 825.
Radio Frequency Emissions FCC Information to the User This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
Directive 1999/5/EC. The product has been designed to work with the national PSTNs and compatible PBXs of European countries. In the event of problems, you should contact the Euro QA Lab of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in the first instance.
Replacing the Fitted Plug (for UK Only) MPORTANT The mains lead for this machine is fitted with a standard (BS 1363) 13 amp plug and has a 13 amp fuse. When you change or examine the fuse, you must re-fit the correct 13 amp fuse.
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• Loading Paper • Making Connections • Turning the Machine On Installing Software • About Samsung Software • Installing Samsung Software in Windows • Repairing Software • Removing Software Setting Up the Machine System • Changing the Display Language • Setting the Paper Size and Type •...
Unpacking Remove the machine and all accessories from the packing carton. Make sure that the machine has been packed with the following items. If there is a missing item, contact the retailer where you bought the machine: Starter Toner Cartridge *The 1,000 pages and 3,000 pages toner cartridges have different shapes.
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.
Understanding the Component Location These are the main components of your machine: Front View Jam Cover Front Output Tray (Face down) Front Paper Output Extension Manual Feeder Guides Manual Feeder Rear View Rear Cover ETTING TARTED Document Cover Paper Tray Power Switch AC Power Cord Connector Document Glass...
Control Panel Functions Adjusts the brightness of the documents for the current copy job. Selects the number of copies. Displays the current status and prompts during an operation. Scrolls through the options available for the selected menu item. Enters Menu mode and scrolls through the menus available and sends you back to Standby mode.
Installing the Toner Cartridge Open the front cover. Remove the starter toner cartridge from its bag. Don’t use a knife or other sharp object as it might scratch the drum of the cartridge. Gently roll the cartridge 5 or 6 times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge.
Close the front cover. Make sure that the cover is securely closed. : When printing text at 5% coverage, you can expect a toner cartridge life of approximately 3,000 pages. (1,000 pages for the toner cartridge that is shipped with the printer.) ETTING TARTED...
Loading Paper You can load approximately 250 sheets. To load a stack of Letter-sized paper: Pull open the paper tray and remove it from the machine. Fan the edges of the paper stack to separate the pages. Then tap the stack on a flat surface to even it up. Insert the paper stack into the paper tray with the side you want to print on facing down.
Pay attention to the paper limit mark on the left inside wall of the tray. Paper overloading may cause paper jams. Insert and slide the paper tray back into the machine. : After you load the paper, you need to set up your machine for the paper type and size you loaded.
After inserting paper into the tray, slide in the guide until it lightly touches the end of the paper stack. For paper smaller than letter, adjust the paper length guide accordingly. Pinching the paper width guide as shown, move it toward the stack of paper until it lightly touches the side of the stack.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable. Using a Parallel Cable (Windows only) : To connect the printer to the parallel port of the computer requires a certified parallel cable. You will need to buy a IEEE1284 compliant cable.
Plug the USB printer cable into the connector on the back of the printer. Connect the other end of the cable to the USB port on your computer. See your computer User’s Guide if you need help. OTES • For using a USB cable, you must be running Windows 98/Me/ 2000/XP.
Turning the Machine On Plug one end of the supplied three-pronged electrical type cord into the AC socket on the machine and the other end into a properly grounded AC outlet. Press the power switch to turn the machine on. “Warming Up Please Wait”...
The CD-ROM provides you with the following software: Windows GDI Driver To use your machine as a printer and scanner in Windows, you must install the GDI driver. For information about installing the GDI driver in Windows, see page 1.16.
Printer Driver Features Your printer drivers support the following standard features: • Paper source selection • Paper size, orientation and media type • number of copies The following table lists a general overview of features supported by your printer drivers.
Installing Samsung Software in Windows System Requirements Before you begin, ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements. Verify the following: Operating system Free disk space At least Internet Explorer 5.0 OTES • For Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP, the system administrator should install the software.
OK. When the following window opens, connect your machine to the computer and turn the printer on. Then click Next. If the machine is already connected and turned on, this screen does not appear. Skip to the next step.
Otherwise, Skip to step 6. 1.18 ETTING TARTED such as printer driver, Twain driver, Remote Control Panel. This is Recommended for most users. software and the components you want to install. After selecting the language and the component(s), click Next.
When the test page prints out correctly, click Yes. If not, click No to reprint it. To register yourself as a user of Samsung Printers, select the check box and click Finish. You are now accessed to the Samsung web site.
Installing Samsung SmarThru Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Click Install SmarThru. Click Next. Follow the on-screen instructions and click Next. Click Next. Select the installation type and click Next. 1.20 ETTING TARTED : SmarThru 4 does not support Windows 95.
The software installation supports two types of setup: • Typical: Program will be installed with the most common options and is recommended for most users. • Custom: You may choose the options you want to install. If you select the Custom installation, you may choose the components you want to install.
Repairing is required if your installation fails or the software does not work properly. This Repairing procedure does not repair SmarThru software. You can select Start → Programs → Samsung SCX-4100 Series → Maintenance. Otherwise, Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
Uninstall is required if you are upgrading the software or if your installation fails. You can uninstall the item you want using the Windows uninstallShield. Uninstalling the MFP Driver You can select Start → Programs → Samsung SCX-4100 Series → Maintenance. Otherwise, Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
Uninstalling Samsung SmarThru are closed on your computer. A system reboot is required after the software is uninstalled. From the Start menu, select Programs. Select SmarThru 4, and then select Uninstall SmarThru 4. When your computer asks you to confirm, click OK.
Setting Up the Machine System Changing the Display Language To change the language that displays on the display of the control panel, follow these steps: Press Menu/Exit until "Machine Setup" appears on the top line of the display. Press the scroll button ( on the bottom line of the display.
Setting the Paper Size and Type After loading paper in the paper tray, you need to set the paper type and size using the control panel buttons. These settings will apply to Copy modes. For PC-printing, you need to select the paper type and size in the application program you use.
Selecting "Off" means that toner save mode turns off. : For PC-printing, you can also turn toner save mode on or off, in the printer properties. See page 3.9. Power Save Mode Power Save mode allows your machine to reduce power consumption when it is not in actual use.
APER ANDLING This chapter introduces you to the basics of selecting print materials and loading them into your machine. This chapter includes: • Selecting Print Materials • Selecting an Output Location • Loading Paper in the Paper Tray • Using the Manual Feeder...
Selecting Print Materials You can print on a variety of print materials, such as plain paper, envelopes, labels, transparencies, and so on. Always use print materials that meet the guidelines for use with this machine. See “Paper Specifications” on page A.5. To get the best possible print quality, use only high-quality copier-grade paper.
Guidelines for Paper and Special Materials When selecting or loading paper, envelopes, or other special material, keep these guidelines in mind: • Always use paper and other materials that conform with the specifications listed under “Paper Specifications” on page A.5. •...
• Do not use Carbonless paper and Tracing paper. Use of these types of paper could result in chemical smells and could damage your printer. Selecting an Output Location The machine has two output locations; the rear output slot (face up) and the front output tray (face down).
Printing to the Front Output Tray The front output tray collects printed paper face-down in the order in which it was printed. The tray should be used for most print jobs. If you use paper which is not long enough to reach the front output tray, use the jam cover.
Close the jam cover. In order to close the cover, push the tab to the left and hold it down. Then lower the cover carefully until the cover is holding down the tab. Then you can move your hand and finish lowering the cover. Be careful not to pinch your fingers! •...
To use the rear output slot: Open the rear cover by pulling it upward. : The fusing area inside the rear part of your machine AUTION becomes hot once the machine is turned on. Be careful when you access this area. If you do not want to use the rear output slot, close the rear cover.
Loading Paper in the Paper Tray The paper tray can hold a maximum of 250 sheets of 20 lb(75g/ ) plain paper. For copying, you can use A4-, Letter- or Legal- sized paper only. For PC-printing, you can use many different sizes of paper;...
Postcards, 3.5 by 5.83 in.(index) cards and other custom-sized materials can be printed with this printer. The minimum size is 76 by 127 mm (3.0 by 5.0 in.) and the maximum size is 216 by 356 mm (8.5 by 14 in.).
AUTION transparencies. If not, they may tear while exiting the machine. Adjust the paper guide to the width of the print material. manual feeder, the printed side should be facing down with an uncurled edge to the machine. If you experience problems with paper feed, turn the paper around.
Setting the Paper Type and Size for the Manual Feeder After loading paper in the manual feeder, you need to set the correct paper type and size using the control panel buttons. These settings will apply to Copy mode. For PC-printing, you need to select the paper size in the application program you use.
• Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet of the Paper • Printing a Reduced or Enlarged Document • Fitting Your Document to a Selected Paper Size • Printing Posters • Using Watermarks • Using Overlays • Setting Up the Locally Shared Printer...
To take advantage of the printer features provided by your machine, click Properties or Preferences in the application’s print window and go to step 4. If you see a Setup, Printer or Options button, click it instead. Then click Properties on the next screen. RINTING...
Now you see the Samsung SCX-4100 Series Properties window, which allows you to access all of information you need when using your machine. The Layout tab first displays. The preview image shows the sample page with the settings you specified.
• Reverse All Pages: Your machine prints from the last • Print Odd Pages: Your machine prints only the odd • Print Even Pages: Your machine prints only the even Click other tabs on the top of the Samsung SCX-4100 Series Properties window to access other features, if needed.
To stop a print job from the Printers folder: If the print job is waiting in a print queue or print spooler, such as the Printer group in Windows, delete the job as follows: Click the Windows Start menu. For Windows 9x/NT4.0/2000/Me, Select Settings and then Printers.
To delete a favorite setting item, select it from the list and click Delete. You can also restore the printer driver’s default settings by selecting <Printer Default> from the list. Using Help Your machine has a help screen that can be activated using the Help button in the printer’s Properties window.
Setting Paper Properties Use the following options for paper handling. See page 3.2 for more information about accessing printer’s Properties. Click the Paper tab to access many paper properties. Property Copies allows you to choose the number of Copies copies to be printed. You can enter up to 999.
You can print up to 16 pages on one sheet. To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. From the Layout tab, choose Multiple Pages per Side from the Type drop-down list.
Select the number of pages you want to print per sheet (1, 2, 4, 9 or 16) on the Pages per Side drop-down list. Preview image Select the page order on the Page Order drop-down list, if necessary. Down, Then Right, Then Right Down...
Document You can scale your print job on a page. When you change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. From the Layout tab, select Reduce/Enlarge on the Type drop-down list. Enter the scaling rate in the Percentage input box.
This can be useful when you want to check the fine details on a small document. To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. From the Layout tab, select Fit to Page on the Type drop- down list.
Using an Existing Watermark To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. Click the Extras tab and select a watermark on the Watermark drop-down list. It appears in the preview image window.
Creating a Watermark To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. Click the Extras tab and click Edit in the Watermark section. The Edit Watermarks window appears. Enter text message you want to print in the Watermark Message box.
Editing a Watermark To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer properties. See page 3.2. Click the Extras tab and click Edit in the Watermark section. The Edit Watermarks window appears. Select the watermark you want to edit on the Current Watermarks list, to change the watermark message and the options.
If needed, save the file for later use. To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. Click the Extras tab and click Edit in the Overlay section. 3.18...
In the Edit Overlays window, click Create Overlay. In the Create Overlay window, type a name of up to eight characters in the File name box. Select the destination path, if necessary. (The default is C:\Formover). Click Save. The name appears on the Overlay List. Click Ok or Yes to finish creating.
To print an overlay with a document: Create or open the document you want to print. To change the print settings from your software application, access the printer’s Properties. See page 3.2. Click the Extras tab. Select the overlay you want to print from the Overlay drop-down list box.
Deleting a Page Overlay You can delete page overlays that you no longer use. In the printer’s properties window, click the Extras tab. Click Edit in the Overlay section. Select the overlay you want to delete from the Overlay List box.
“host computer,” on the network. Your machine can be shared by other users on the network through a Windows 9x, Me, 2000, XP or NT 4.0 network printer connection. connected, you need to install the printer software on each computer that will print documents to the printer.
From the Start menu, select Settings and then Printers. Double-click your printer icon. From the Printer menu, select Properties. From the Details tab, select the printer port and click OK. In Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP Setting Up the Host Computer Start Windows.
For Windows XP, from the Start menu, select Printers and Faxes. Double-click your printer icon. From the Printer menu, select Properties. Press the Ports tab and click Add Port. Select Local Port and click New Port. Fill in the Enter a port name field and enter the shared name.
OPYING This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for copying documents. This chapter includes: • Loading Paper for Copying • Preparing a Document • Making a Copy • Setting Copy Options • Using Special Copy Features • Changing the Default Settings •...
Loading Paper for Copying The instructions for loading print materials are the same whether you are printing, or copying. For copying, you can use Letter-, A4-sized print materials. For further details, see page 1.8 for loading in the paper tray and page 2.9 for loading in the manual feeder.
Making a Copy Lift and open the document cover. Place the document face down on the document glass. Align it with the registration guide on the top left corner of the glass. Close the document cover. Be careful not to move the document.
OTES • Leaving the cover open while copying may affect the copy quality and toner consumption. • If you are copying a page from a book or magazine which is thicker than 30 mm, start copying with the cover open. Customize the copy settings including number of copies, copy size, darkness and original type by using the control panel buttons.
Setting Copy Options The buttons on the control panel let you make all the basic copy options; darkness, number of copies, copy size and document type. Set the following options for the current copy job before pressing Start/Enter to make copies. : If you press Stop/Clear while you set the copy options, all of the options you have set for the current copy job will be canceled and return to their default status.
Reduced/Enlarged Copying larger than A4 size and setting an enlargement rate of more than 100%, Text/Photo will be automatically selected. You can reduce or enlarge the size of a copied image from 50% to 200%. To select from the predefined copy sizes: Press Menu/Exit on the control panel.
Original Type The Original Type setting is used to improve the copy quality by selecting the document for the current copy job. To select the document type: Press Menu/Exit on the control panel until "Original Type" appears on the top line of the display Press Start/Enter to access the menu item.
Using Special Copy Features larger than A4 size, Text/Photo will be automatically selected. You can use the following copy features using the "Special Copy" menu: • Off: Prints in normal mode. • Clone: Prints multiple image copies from the original document on a single page.
Auto Fit Copying : When the size of the document you want to copy is not same as the size of the paper loaded, this function automatically adjusts the size of the document to fit the paper. You can not adjust the copy size manually.
2 sided in 1 page Copying You can copy a 2-sided document on one page of A4, or Letter -sized paper. When you copy using this feature, the machine prints one side on the upper half of the paper and the other side on the lower half.
2-up Copying :2-up lets you copy two original documents on one sheet of paper. The documents are reduced 50 % to allow them to fit on paper the same size as the original documents. You can not adjust the copy size to fit on a different size of paper. Load the document to be copied on the document glass, and close the cover.
Poster Copying Load the documents to be copied on the document glass and close the cover. Press Menu/Exit until "Special Copy" appears on the top line of the display. Press the scroll button ( the bottom line. Press Start/Enter to save the selection. Customize the copy settings including number of copies, copy size, darkness and original type by using the control panel buttons.
Changing the Default Settings Copy options, including darkness, original type, copy size and number of copies, can be set to the most frequently used modes. When you copy a document, the default settings are used unless they are changed by using the corresponding buttons on the control panel.
Setting the Time Out Option You can set the time the machine waits before it restores the default copy settings, if you do not start copying after changing them on the control panel. Press Menu/Exit on the control panel until "Copy Setup" appears on the top line of the display.
Scanning with your machine lets you turn pictures and text into digital files on your computer. Then you can e- mail the files, display them on your web site or use them to create projects that you can print using Samsung SmarThru software. This chapter includes: •...
Scanning Basics Your machine offers two ways to scan: • From the Samsung SmarThru software: Launch Samsung SmarThru and open the Scan To to begin scanning. See below. • From TWAIN-compliant software: You can use other software including Adobe PhotoDeluxe and Adobe Photoshop. See page 5.6.
Close the document cover. 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.
• Image • Copy • Print Click Scan To. The Scan To menu bar appears on the SmarThru 4 window. Scan To lets you use the following services: • Application • Email • Folder CANNING Allows you to edit an image you have saved as a graphic file and send it to a selected application or folder, email it, or publish it on a web site.
• OCR Scanning an image and performing text recognition. Allows you to scan an image, preview it, and send it to the OCR program for text recognition. - Recommended Scan Option for OCR - Resolution: 200 or 300 dpi - Image Type: Mono (Black & White) •...
Scanning Process with TWAIN- enabled Software If you want to scan documents using other software, you will need to use TWAIN-compliant software, such as Adobe PhotoDeluxe or Adobe Photoshop. The first time you scan with your machine, select it as your TWAIN source in the application you use.
This chapter gives you information about how to use your machine in the Linux system. This chapter includes: • Getting Started • Installing the MFP Driver • Using the MFP Configurator • Configuring Printer Properties • Printing a Document • Scanning a Document RINTER IN...
Getting Started The supplied CD-ROM provides you with Samsung’s MFP driver package for using your machine with a Linux computer. Samsung’s MFP driver package contains printer and scanner drivers, providing the ability to print documents and scan images. The package also delivers powerful applications for configuring your machine and further processing of the scanned documents.
Installing the MFP Driver System Requirements Supported OS Various Linux OS (via USB interface only) • Redhat 7.1 and above • Linux Mandrake 8.0 and above • SuSE 7.1 and above • Caldera OpenLinux 3.1 and above • Turbo Linux 7.0 and above •...
Click Install. When the welcome screen appears, click Next. SING RINTER IN : You must log in as a super user (root) to install the printer : The installation program runs automatically if you have an INUX icon...
When the installation is completed, click Finish. The installation program has added the MFP Configurator desktop icon and Samsung MFP group to the system menu for your convenience. If you have any difficulties, consult the on-line help that is available through your system menu or can otherwise be called from the driver package windows applications, such as MFP Configurator or Image Editor.
Since an MFP device combines the printer and scanner, the MFP Configurator provides options logically grouped for printer and scanner functions. There is also a special MFP port option responsible for the regulation of access to an MFP printer and scanner via a single I/O channel.
Printers Configuration Printers Configuration has the two tabs; Printers and Classes. Printers Tab You can see the current system’s printer configuration by clicking on the printer icon button on the left side of MFP Configurator window. Switches to Printer configuration.
The Classes tab shows the list of the available printer classes. Shows all of the printer classes. Scanners Configuration In this window, you can monitor activity of scanner devices, view the list of installed Samsung MFP devices, change device properties, and scan images. Switches to Scanners configuration.
(printer and scanner), it is necessary to organize proper access of “consumer” applications to these devices via the single I/O port. The Samsung MFP driver package provides an appropriate port sharing mechanism that is used by Samsung printer and scanner drivers. The drivers address their devices via so-called MFP ports.
From the application you are using, select Print from the File menu. Select Print directly using lpr. In the Samsung LPR window, select the model name of your machine from the Printer list and click Properties. Change the printer and print job properties.
To abort the current job, click Cancel. Printing Files You can print many different types of files on the Samsung MFP device using the standard CUPS way - directly from the command line interface. The CUPS lpr utility allows you do that.
Scanning a Document You can scan a document using the MFP Configurator window. Double-click the MFP Configurator on your desktop. Click the Select the scanner on the list. When you have only one MFP device and it is connected to the computer and turned on, your scanner appears on the list and is automatically selected.
Load the document to be scanned face down on the document glass. Click Preview in the Scanner Properties window. 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 • Scan Area: allows you to select the page size. The If you want to use one of the preset scan option settings, select from the Job Type drop-down list.
Using Preset Job Type Settings You can save your scan option settings to retrieve for a later scanning. To save a new Job Type setting: Change the options from the Scanner Properties window. Click Save As. Enter the name for your setting. Click OK.
Using the Image Editor The Image Editor window provides you with menu commands and tools to edit your scanned image. You can use the following tools to edit the image: Tools 6.18 SING RINTER IN Use these tools to edit the image. Saves the image.
Tools Allows you to scale the image size; you can enter the size manually, or set the rate to scale proportionally, vertically or horizontally. Allows you to rotate the image; you can select the number of degrees from the drop-down list. Allows you to flip the image vertically or horizontally.
AINTENANCE This chapter provides information for maintaining your machine and the toner cartridge. This chapter includes: • Printing the System Data List • Clearing the Memory • Cleaning Your Machine • Maintaining the Toner Cartridge • Consumables and Replacement Parts •...
Printing the System Data List Your machine can print the system data report shows the status of the user-selectable options. You may print this list to confirm your changes after changing any settings. To print the system data list: Press Menu/Exit until "Report" appears on the top line of the display.
Cleaning Your Machine To maintain print quality, follow the cleaning procedures below each time the toner cartridge is replaced or if print quality problems occur. OTES • 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 quality problems.
With a dry lint-free cloth, wipe away any dust and spilled toner from the toner cartridge area and the toner cartridge cavity. AUTION it to light for more than a few minutes. Cover it with a piece of paper, if necessary. Do not touch the black transfer roller inside the machine. Locate the long strip of glass (LSU) inside the top of the cartridge compartment, and gently swab the glass to see if dirt turns the white cotton black.
Cleaning the Document Glass Keeping the document glass clean helps ensure the best possible copies. We suggest that you clean the document glass at the start of each day and during the day, as needed. Slightly dampen a soft lint-free cloth or paper towel with water.
Maintaining the Toner Cartridge Toner Cartridge Storage To get the most from the toner cartridge, keep the following guidelines in mind: • Do not remove the toner cartridge from its package until ready for use. • Do not refill the toner cartridge. The machine warranty does not cover damage caused by using a refilled cartridge.
Redistributing Toner When the toner cartridge is near the end of its life, white streaks or light print occurs. You can temporarily re-establish the print quality by redistributing the remaining toner in the cartridge. Open the front cover. Pull the toner cartridge out and gently roll the cartridge 5 or 6 times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge.
Replacing the Toner Cartridge When the toner eventually runs out, only blank pages print when a print job is sent. At this stage, the toner cartridge needs to be replaced. The machine stops printing. Open the front cover. Lightly pushing the used cartridge down, pull it out. Unpack the new toner cartridge and gently roll it horizontally four or five times to distribute the toner evenly inside the cartridge.
Transfer roller Fuser unit To purchase consumables and replacement parts, contact your Samsung dealer or the retailer where you bought your machine. We strongly recommend that items be installed by trained service professional, except for the toner cartridge. Yield (Average) Approx.
Using the Remote Control Panel, you can update the firmware program of your machine on the desktop of your computer. When you install the Samsung Software, the Remote Control Panel program is automatically installed. To open the Remote Control Panel: Start Windows.
Clearing Paper Jams When a paper jam occurs, "Paper Jam" appears on the display. Refer to the table below to locate and clear the paper jam. Paper Jam 0 Open/Close Door Paper Jam 1 Open/Close Door Paper Jam 2 Check Inside To avoid tearing the paper, pull the jammed paper out gently and slowly.
Insert the paper tray into the machine until it snaps into place. Open and close the front cover to resume printing. In the Paper Exit Area Open and close the front cover. The jammed paper automatically exits the machine. If the paper does not exit, continue to step 2. Gently pull the paper out of the front output tray.
Close the jam cover by pushing a tab to the left and hold it down and lowering the cover carefully until the cover is holding down the tab. If there is any resistance and the paper does not move when you pull or if you cannot see the paper in the jam cover, continue to step 6.
In the Fuser Area or Around the Toner Cartridge : The fuser area is hot. Take care when removing paper from the machine. Open the front cover and pull the toner cartridge out, lightly pushing it down. Remove the jammed paper by gently pulling it straight out. Replace the toner cartridge and close the front cover.
In the Manual Feeder “ Paper Jam 1 Open/Close Door ” appears on the display when you try to print using the manual feeder and the machine does not detect paper, due to no paper or improper paper loading. The error message may also occur when the paper is not properly fed into the machine through the manual feeder.
- Load the paper into the tray as shown below. - Open the Samsung SCX-4100 Series Properties window, set the paper size to A5(5.8x8.3 in.) from the Paper tab. - From the Orientation option of the Layout tab, set the Rotate option to 90º.
Clearing LCD Error Messages Messages appears on the display to indicate the control panel to indicate the machine’s status or errors. Refer to the following table to understand the message’s meaning and correct the problem, if necessary. Messages and their meanings are listed in alphabetical order.
• There may be debris inside the machine. Open the front Transparencies stick Use only the transparencies specifically designed for a laser together in the paper printer. Remove each transparency as it exits from the exit. machine. Envelopes skew or fail Ensure that the paper guides are against both sides of the to feed correctly.
ROUBLESHOOTING Suggested solutions Check the power cord connections. Check the power switch and the power source. Select Samsung SCX-4100 Series as your default printer in your Windows. After locating the problem, clear it. • Close the cover. • Clear the paper jam. See page 8.2.
15 PPM for Letter-sized paper 14 PPM for A4-sized paper. From the Start menu, choose Settings and Printers. Right-click the Samsung SCX-4100 Series printer icon, choose Properties, click the Details tab, and then choose the Spool Settings button.
Condition Possible cause Pages print, The toner cartridge is but are blank. defective or out of toner. The file may have blank pages. Some parts, such as the controller or the board, may be defective. The setting in the illustrations software application is print wrong.
Printing Quality Problems If the inside of the printer is dirty, or paper is improperly loaded, print quality maybe reduced. See the table below to clear the problem. Condition Light or faded If a vertical white streak or faded area appears on the page: print •...
Condition Vertical lines Gray background Toner smear Vertical repetitive defects 8.14 ROUBLESHOOTING Suggested solutions If black vertical streaks appear on the page: • The drum inside the toner cartridge has probably been scratched. Remove the toner cartridge and install a new one. See “Replacing the Toner Cartridge”...
• If background scatter covers the entire surface area of a printed page, adjust the print resolution through your software application or the printer properties. Miss-formed • If characters are improperly formed and producing hollow images, the paper stock may be too slick. Try a different characters paper.
Condition Wrinkles or creases Back of printouts are dirty Black pages Loose toner 8.16 ROUBLESHOOTING Suggested solutions • Ensure that the paper is loaded properly. • Check the paper type and quality. See “Paper Specifications” on page A.5. • Turn the stack of paper over in the paper tray. Also try rotating the paper 180°...
Contact a service representative. Curl If the printed paper is curl or paper does not feed into the printer: • Turn the stack of paper over in the paper tray. Also try rotating the paper 180° in the paper tray.
Copying Problems Condition Copies are too light or too dark. Smears, lines, marks or spots appears on copies. Copy image is skewed. Blank copies print out. Image rubs off the copy easily. Frequent copy paper jams occurs. Fewer copies from the toner cartridge than expected prints out.
• The selected port is currently being used. Restart your computer and try again. • The printer cable may be improperly connected or the power may be off. You must use a USB 1.1 compliant cable or a parallel cable that supports IEEE-1284 bi- directional communications.
8.20 ROUBLESHOOTING Possible Cause and Solution • Check if the printer driver is installed in your system. Open MFP 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.
• Check if your machine is connected to the computer. • Check if MFP port is not busy. Since functional Possible Cause and Solution components of MFP (printer and scanner) share the same I/O interface (MFP port), the situation of simultaneous access of different "consumer" application to the same MFP port is possible.
8.22 ROUBLESHOOTING Possible Cause and Solution • Since both Linux Printer Package and MFP driver make a symbolic link to "lpr" printing command, which is commonly used on Unix clones, it is not recommended to use both package on the same machine.
General Specifications Item Paper input capacity Paper output capacity Paper type Power requirements Power consumption Noise Warm-up Time Operating conditions Duty Cycle Consumables Toner cartridge life SET dimension (W x D x H) Weight Package Weight Description Paper tray: 250 sheets (weight: 75 g/m Manual feeder: 1 sheet (weight: 75 g/m Front output tray: 50 sheets (face down) Rear output slot: 1 sheet (face up)
Item Interface • OS Compatibility • Sound Pressure Level, ISO7779. ** May be affected by operating environment, printing interval, media type, media size and color/black. *** Please visit www.samsungprinter.com to download the latest software version. Scanner and Copier Specifications Item Compatibility Scan method Scan resolution...
• Before purchasing large quantities of paper, insure the paper meets the requirements specified in this user’s guide. : Using paper that does not meet these specifications may cause problems, AUTION requiring repairs. These repairs are not covered by the Samsung warranty or service agreements.
Supported Sizes of Paper Size (mm/in.) Plain paper Letter (216 x 279/8.5 x 11) Legal (216 x 356/8.5 x 14) Executive (184 x 267/7.2 x 10.5) A4 (210 x 297/8.3 x 11.7) A5 (148 x 210/5.8 x 8.3) A6 (105 x 148/4.1 x 5.8) Folio (216 x 330/8.5 x 13) Envelopes JIS B5 (182 x 257/7.2 x 10.1)
Guidelines for Using Paper For the best result, use conventional 75 g/m of good quality, and free of cuts, nicks, tears, spots, loose particles, dust, wrinkles, voids, and curled or bent edges. If you are unsure of what type of paper you are loading, such as bond or recycled paper, check the label on the package.
Paper Storage Environment Paper storage environment conditions directly affect the feed operation. Ideally, the machine and paper storage environment should be at or near room temperature, and not too dry or humid. Remember that paper is hygroscopic; it absorbs and loses moisture rapidly. Heat works with humidity to damage paper.
Envelopes Envelope construction is critical. Envelope fold lines can vary considerably, not only between manufacturers, but also within a box from the same manufacturer. Successful printing on envelopes depends upon the quality of the envelopes. When selecting envelopes, consider the following components: Weight: The weight of the envelope paper should not exceed 90g/m •...
Envelopes with Adhesive Strips or Flaps Envelopes with a peel-off adhesive strip or with more than one flap that folds over to seal must use adhesives compatible with the heat and pressure in the machine. The extra flaps and strips might cause wrinkling, creasing or even jams and may even damage the fuser.
Labels AUTIONS • To avoid damaging the machine, use only labels recommended for laser printers. • To prevent serious jams, always use the manual feeder to print labels and always use the rear output tray. • Never print on the same sheet of labels more than once and never print on a partial sheet of labels.
NDEX Numerics 2-side, special copy 4.10 2-up, special copy 4.11 auto fit, special copy 4.9 canceling copy 4.4 print 3.5 scan 5.5 cleaning document glass 7.5 drum 7.9 inside 7.3 outside 7.3 clone, special copy 4.8 connect parallel cable 1.11 USB cable 1.11 connection AC power 1.13...
7.2 MFP driver, install Linux 6.4 network printer, set 3.22 n-up (multiple pages per sheet) copy 4.11 orientation, print 3.3 6.13 output location, select 2.4 overlay, use 3.18 paper guidelines 2.3 paper jam, clear 8.2 paper load in manual feeder 2.9 in paper tray 1.8...
uninstalling MFP driver Linux 1.23 Windows Remote Control Panel 1.23 SmarThru 1.24 mode, change 8.12 watermarks, use 3.15...
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