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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Kyocera Extended Driver User Guide...
  • Page 2 FS- 1050 FS- 1200 FS- 1700 FS- 1700+ FS- 1714M The explanatory screens shown in this guide may differ from your printing system. ©2002-2005 KYOCERA MITA Corporation All rights reserved. Revision 1.3 KM- 2550 KM- 5530 KM- 3035 KM- 6230...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Installing the Printer Driver in Windows... 1 Hardware Wizard Instructions for Windows XP ... 7 Installing using the Add Printer Wizard ... 12 Printer Properties... 15 Accessing the printer driver properties ... 16 Installing Optional Printer Devices ... 17 Finisher Punch Settings ...
  • Page 4 Positioning Watermarks ... 59 Deleting Watermark Text ... 60 Editing Added Watermarks ... 61 Watermark Page Settings ... 62 Print Quality ... 63 Grayscale Adjustment... 65 Font Downloading ... 66 Disable Device fonts... 67 Selecting Fonts for Substitution ... 67 Advanced Graphic Settings -- PCL ...
  • Page 5 Printing the Job ID using the barcode reader ... 125 Reading with the Barcode Reader ... 126 Creating Profiles ... 128 Editing Profiles ... 130 Deleting Profiles... 131 Importing and Exporting Profiles... 131 Table of Supported Options... 137 Printers ... 137 Copier/MFP ...
  • Page 7: Installing The Printer Driver In Windows

    1. Installing the Printer Driver in Windows A printer driver is an application that sends documents to the printer. Install the printer driver from the supplied Product Library CD-ROM. Once installed, a variety of printer settings can be configured. In Windows XP or 2000, you must be logged into the system with administrator privileges.
  • Page 8 Click View License Agreement to display and read the License Agreement. Click Accept to proceed. Click Install Software. The Welcome to the Kyocera Product Software Installation Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next. The Select Method dialog box appears. For the simple, default installation, select...
  • Page 9 The installation program installs the software. During installation, if your printer is not connected and powered on, you will see a reminder to connect the printer to your computer. Once the printer is connected and the power is on, the Found New Hardware Wizard displays.
  • Page 10: Express Installation

    Click Next. Select Microsoft Windows Update and Specify a location if they are not already checked. If there is no location, browse to: C:\Program Files\Kyocera\KMSL\9xDrviers. If you have customized your Program File directories or installation destinations, your file location may different. For users who accept the defaults on installation, C:\Program Files\Kyocera\KMSL\9xDrviers is the correct location.
  • Page 11 When you have ensured that the location is correct, click Next. Click Next to start the installation. Installing the Printer Driver in Windows...
  • Page 12 When the installation of the required software is complete, the following window will display: Click Finish. Click OK Ensure that the file locations is C:\Program Files\Kyocera\KMSL\9xDrviers, and click OK.
  • Page 13: Hardware Wizard Instructions For Windows Xp

    Click OK. Ensure that the file locations is C:\Program Files\Kyocera\KMSL\9xDrviers and click OK. When the installation is complete, the Installation Completed Successfully dialog box appears. Click Finish to leave the install program and return to the disc main menu. Hardware Wizard Instructions for Windows XP These procedures should be performed for Windows XP.
  • Page 14 Select No, not this time and click Next. Click Next. Click Next. Click Finish.
  • Page 15 Custom install mode and then clear Fonts in the Software Packages (see below) dialog box. Select Custom Mode and click Next. Click the button for your connection method and click Next. Installing the Printer Driver in Windows...
  • Page 16 Click Finish to exit the Installation Wizard and return to the main menu. At this point, you may see a reminder to connect the printer to your computer. Once you have ensured that the printer is connected, if you are using a USB connection, follow the...
  • Page 17 CD-ROM. The Release Notes is an .rtf file that lists the CD-ROM contents, Known Issues, and any information that did not make it into the manuals. Click on Documentation to see a list of available manuals. Installing the Printer Driver in Windows...
  • Page 18: Installing Using The Add Printer Wizard

    Faxes window. Windows 95/98/2000: Click Start in the Windows taskbar, click Settings-Printers in sequence to open the Printer dialog box. Click Add a printer in the Printer Tasks group box on the left. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. http://www.kyoceramita.com/...
  • Page 19 The wizard can also be launched by clicking Add a printer in the File menu. The Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next and follow the instructions. When the Completing the Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears, click Finish.
  • Page 21: Printer Properties

    2. Printer Properties This section explains how to customize the installed printer driver settings including: Follow the steps below to set your preferred options as the default settings These printer settings can be changed temporarily when printing from within other Windows-based applications.
  • Page 22: Accessing The Printer Driver Properties

    Windows 95/98/Me/2000: Open the Start menu, and click Settings-Printers in sequence to display the Print window. Right-click on the printer icon in the Printers and Faxes window. A drop-down list appears. Click Properties in the drop-down list. Properties dialog box appears.
  • Page 23: Installing Optional Printer Devices

    Click the Device Settings tab. In the Device Options of the Device Settings tab, enable the check boxes for any optional devices installed in your printer. Some optional devices cannot be installed simultaneously. For example, a finisher and a booklet stitcher. After you have selected a device, all other devices will be marked with a red X, preventing the ability to select conflicting optional devices.
  • Page 24: Finisher Punch Settings

    For further details, refer to Mailboxes on page 19. In the Memory combo box, specify the memory capacity of your printer. This setting is required to optimize the downloading of printer fonts. Finisher Punch Settings Select the Finisher check box in the Device Options list and the Punch Unit Setting dialog box appears.
  • Page 25: Booklet Stitcher Punch Settings

    Printer Properties Select 2 Hole, 2 & 3 Hole, or 2 & 4 Hole punch option depending on the optional punch unit attached to your finisher to enable hole punching. Booklet Stitcher Punch Settings The Booklet Stitcher feature enables you to set the number of holes punched in each printed page.
  • Page 26: Ram Disk Settings

    When a hard disk is installed, the RAM disk function is inactive. Since the RAM disk is volatile memory, all data sent to the printer is lost if the power is turned off.
  • Page 27 Auto Configuration The Kyocera Auto Configuration Tool (KACT) allows users to automatically configure the physical device settings of a printer on the Device Settings properties page. Auto Configure can detect printer devices such as input devices, output devices, RAM disk size, and hard disk size.
  • Page 28: Identification

    The Auto Configure tool can not communicate with a printer if the printer is powered off or in the middle of booting up process. In such cases, Auto Configure will display the following message after the time out. User Settings The following user information can be configured by clicking the User...
  • Page 29: Unit Of Measurement

    Language Preference Selection The Language Preference option specifies the language of the driver tabs excluding General, Sharing, Ports, Advanced, Color Management, and Security. Select the Language Preference check box and select the preferred language from the Language Preferences drop-down list. Printer Properties...
  • Page 30 You have the option to change the Page Description Language (PDL) by clicking the PDL Language (PDL) button on the Device Settings tab. Depending on your printer model, available PDLs may Settings vary. You can choose from PCL XL, PCL 5e, or KPDL. We recommend PCL XL. If you select one of the PDLs options, the selection displays in the lower corner of the 3-D image.
  • Page 31 Disables the Media Type settings on the Media tab. Switching KPDL Options Descriptions Allow Data Passthrough Reduces errors when printing complex jobs from applications that use the PostScript format. Allow Native Improves the print quality and speed when using TrueType TrueType Download fonts. Printer Properties...
  • Page 32: Job Accounting

    For further details, refer to Job Accounting in the Operation Manual on the supplied CD-ROM. This function is available on FS-6020 and later printer models. Job Name Display You can specify from the print operator panel to display the user name and department for the current job.
  • Page 33: Setting The Administrator Password

    Description Display Job Name Displays the job name during printing. The job name is the name sent from the application to the printer driver or it can be selected in the Job Settings dialog box before printing. Display User Name Displays the user name during printing.
  • Page 34: Changing The Administrator Password

    Select the Lock these Settings check box to access the Set Password dialog box. In the Set Password dialog box, enter the new password in the New password field. Re-enter the password in the Confirm new password field and click OK. The password must be between 4 to 16 characters.
  • Page 35: Use Specific User Id

    A maximum of 20 User IDs and passwords can be registered at the printing system, and 100 User IDs and passwords can be stored in the printer driver for use with multiple printing systems. Once User IDs are assigned, you can type the User ID and password. Both User ID and password must be numbers, up to 16 digits.
  • Page 36: Prompt For User Id

    Once a User ID list is created, the list can be exported as a group by saving it as a text file (.csv). To import a User ID list, browse for an existing list and save it in your printer driver.
  • Page 37: To Save A User Id, Follow These Steps

    Deleting User IDs Saving User IDs creates a User ID List so that User Login can be used in User Login mode. The printer driver stores a maximum of 20 User IDs. To save a User ID, follow these steps: In the Device Settings, tab, click Administrator, to open the Administrator Settings dialog box.
  • Page 38: To Import User Ids, Follow These Steps

    Importing and Exporting User IDs You can import an established group of User IDs into the printer driver. This allows multiple users to choose from a standard User ID List in User Login. The imported list will replace all existing User IDs in the driver.
  • Page 39: To Print In User Login Mode With A Specific User Id, Follow These Steps

    Click OK in the Administrator Settings dialog box and in the Device Settings tab. Open the application and print the document. When the Print Options dialog box appears, type a User ID and password from the User ID List in the driver. Click OK. Printer Properties...
  • Page 40: To Print In User Login Mode With Verify Id For Each Login User, Follow These Steps

    To print in User Login mode with Verify ID for Each Login User, follow these steps: In the Device Settings tab, click Administrator, to open the Administrator Settings dialog box. Select User Login. Select Verify ID for Each Login User. Click OK in the Administrator Settings dialog box and in the Device Settings tab.
  • Page 41: Setting The Device Compatibility

    Settings tab. Compatibility settings are specified when: Changing the device settings may result in printing errors. For further details on changing these settings, contact your nearest Kyocera dealer. Setting the Device Compatibility On the Device Settings tab, click Compatibility... The Compatibility Settings dialog box appears. From the list in the Media Source Enumeration group box, select the paper supply method.
  • Page 42 Printing when output is face up. Select the Ignore Application Collation check box to bypass the Collate setting in the application, and give priority to the printer driver setting. Click Printing Preferences on the General tab in the Properties dialog box to access...
  • Page 43: Printing From Applications

    Insert the proper paper size (such as A4) into the printer's paper cassette. From the application’s File menu, select Print. The Print dialog box appears. Click Printer Name to open a drop-down list. All the installed printers are listed. Select the desired printer.
  • Page 44 Specify the number of copies to print in the Number of copies field. You can print up to 999 copies. When printing two or more copies, enable the Collate check box for collation. ® ® When using Microsoft Word , we recommend that you click Options... and select Use printer settings for the default tray. Click OK.
  • Page 45 Media Type drop-down list and select the media type. For further details, refer to • The printer automatically selects paper size that matches the size specified above. A message displays requesting you to fill the multi-purpose tray if the proper paper size is not available.
  • Page 46 Choose either Portrait or Landscape to match the document page orientation. You can rotate the document 180 degrees by enabling the Rotated check box. The Rotated setting is required when stapling the upper-right corner of the document. For further details, refer to Reverse Order Printing Click OK to return to the Print dialog box.
  • Page 47: Using A Different Print Size

    Using a Different Print Size This section describes how to print documents of different sizes than the original document. The document image is automatically adjusted to match the output page size. In the Properties dialog box, click the Media tab. In the Page Size drop-down list, select the original paper size.
  • Page 48: Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet

    Printing Multiple Pages Per Sheet You can print by arranging multiple pages of the source document on a single sheet of paper. When this function is enabled, the Scaling option is disabled. In the Properties dialog box, click the Layout tab. Specify the number of source pages in the Pages per Sheet drop-down list.
  • Page 49: Scaling

    Scaling Based on the page and print size specified in the Print Size on the Media tab, you can reduce or enlarge the image from 20 to 500% before printing. However, only one page per sheet can be printed. Click the Layout tab in the Properties dialog box, and enter the scale percentage into the Scaling (20-500%) field, or adjust the value as needed.
  • Page 50: Matching The Paper Size Before Printing

    However, it is necessary to use the print operator panel on the printer to assign the media type of the paper cassette so that the printer can recognize it. The steps to specify the media settings are listed below.
  • Page 51 Select the document paper size from the Page Size drop-down list. From the Media Type drop-down list, select the type of media for printing, then click OK. Printing from Applications...
  • Page 52 Custom (1-8) Refer to the next section. Once printing begins, the printer automatically selects the paper to match the paper size and specified media type. If the paper loaded does not match the size, type, or both, a message displays requesting...
  • Page 53: Printing On Paper Of Non-standard Sizes

    Printing on Paper of Non-Standard Sizes The printer can print on custom sizes of paper by defining them as custom paper sizes. • For custom paper, supply the paper using the universal (adjustable) paper cassette or the multi-purpose tray. Custom paper sizes are not supported in the models listed below: FS-1700, FS-6300, FS-6700, FS-6700S, FS-6800, FS-7000, and FS-9000.
  • Page 54 Click Add... The Edit Paper Size dialog box appears. Enter a name for your custom paper size in the Name field. The name can be up to 31 characters. Enter the measurements in the Height and Width boxes in millimeters or inches. (Units are selected from the User dialog box of the Device Settings tab in the Properties dialog box.) The following sizes are available for custom paper.
  • Page 55: Printing With Custom Paper Sizes

    Printing with Custom Paper Sizes From the applications’s Printer Properties, access the Print dialog box. (Select Print from the File menu.) On the Media tab, select the name of your saved paper size in the Page Size drop-down list.
  • Page 56: Printing On Both Sides

    For further details, refer to the printer's Operation Guide. In the table below, the paper sizes and media types are not available for duplex printing:...
  • Page 57 Manual Duplex is not available when settings are made in the Advanced dialog box, accessed from the Media tab. The steps for using Manual Duplex may vary, depending on your printer, what printer accessories you have installed, and what application you are printing from.
  • Page 58 Some Kyocera printers have a manual duplex setting in Printer Preferences, on the Layout page. Instructions for using this method for manual duplex printing are below. If the Properties or Preferences dialog boxes for your printer don't have manual duplex settings, look for an option to print just odd or even pages in the Print dialog box of the application you want to print from, as shown above."...
  • Page 59: Print Pages In Reverse Order

    The even-numbered pages will be printed. When printing stops, remove all printed sheets from the output tray. With Flip on Long Edge selected, turn the stack over on the long edge and put the pages into the cassette. With Flip on Short Edge selected, turn the stack over on the short edge and put the pages into the cassette.
  • Page 60: Selecting The Watermark

    Printing Watermarks When printing using watermarks, your preferred text is printed in the document background. You can choose one of four standard watermarks or enter your own text. Selecting the Watermark From the application’s Print dialog box, access the Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties.) Click the Watermark tab.
  • Page 61: Adding Watermarks

    Adding Watermarks You can enter the text for a new watermark. The text font, color, size, and style can be adjusted. From the application’s Print dialog box, access the Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties.) Click the Watermark tab. Clear the Disable Feature check box.
  • Page 62 In the Text Attributes section, specify the Font. Select a font from the Font drop-down list. In the Text Attributes group box, specify the Color setting. • Monochrome printers: Select 10% Gray to 90% Gray or Black in the Color drop- down list.
  • Page 63: Selecting And Creating Custom Colors (color Printers Only)

    In the Text Attributes group box, specify the typeface Style. From the Style drop-down list, choose from regular, italic, bold, or bold and italic. Click OK. Selecting and Creating Custom Colors (Color printers only) In the color setting, selecting the Custom option displays the standard Windows colors. In addition to the basic system colors, you can also create customized colors.
  • Page 64 On the color matrix, enter the numerical values for the hue, saturation, and luminosity levels. The created color appears in the Color/Solid box. • Hue and Saturation (Sat) Adjustment: - Click and drag the pointer left/right or up/down to adjust the hue and saturation levels.
  • Page 65: Positioning Watermarks

    Positioning Watermarks In the Watermark Properties dialog box, click the Position tab. Select Center on Page or User Defined to specify the text position. • User Defined: Bases the watermark text position on the X and Y values for the horizontal and vertical coordinates.
  • Page 66: Deleting Watermark Text

    • Manual Adjustment: You can select Rotate and hold the left mouse button while dragging the watermark image at left to the desired angle. • Select User Defined in the Text Position field and then Angle in the Text Angle. Activate the Select Rotation around Center of Text check box.
  • Page 67: Editing Added Watermarks

    Click OK to confirm the deletion. Editing Added Watermarks Edit your own watermarks by following the steps below. When editing your added watermarks, you can change the watermark text, font, color, size, and style. Clear the Disable Feature check box on the Watermark tab. From the Watermark Selection drop-down list, select the watermark text for editing.
  • Page 68: Watermark Page Settings

    Watermark Page Settings In the Page Specification group box, choose from All pages, First page only, All pages except first page, or Only on specified pages for printing the watermark text. Enter the pages in the text box to print the watermark on specific pages. For example, to print the watermark on pages 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, enter [ 1,3,5-12 ].
  • Page 69: Print Quality

    You can specify the printer settings for Resolution and EcoPrint. Options Resolution EcoPrint From the Print dialog box of the application, access the printer Properties. In the Properties dialog box, click the Imaging tab. Settings for Monochrome Printers Color Printers Descriptions The number of dots printed in one inch.
  • Page 70 Custom You can specify your preferred combination of settings for Resolution, Kyocera Image Refinement, and EcoPrint. For further details, refer to the instructions below. When you select Custom for the Print Quality, then click the [...] button next to drop-down list, the Print Quality Settings dialog box appears.
  • Page 71: Grayscale Adjustment

    Grayscale Adjustment The Grayscale Adjustment setting is used for adjusting the brightness and contrast of graphics produced by monochrome printers. This setting is available on color printer models when the monochrome option is active. Text remains unchanged. Use the mouse to drag the slider horizontally toward (+) or (-) for Brightness and Contrast in the Grayscale Adjustment group box.
  • Page 72: Font Downloading

    Font Downloading This setting specifies the method used to send TrueType fonts to the printer during printing. Click Font Settings.The Font Settings dialog box appears. Select one of the three following methods for sending TrueType Fonts: • Download TrueType fonts as outlines •...
  • Page 73: Disable Device Fonts

    Disable Device fonts Even if you send the TrueType fonts to the printer as outline fonts or bitmap images, for common fonts, the printer substitutes fonts resident on the printer in certain cases. In the Font Settings dialog box, enable the Disable Device fonts check box to prevent any substitution of TrueType fonts with built-in printer fonts.
  • Page 74: Advanced Graphic Settings -- Pcl

    Advanced Graphic Settings -- PCL On the Imaging tab, click the Graphics Settings... button. The Graphics Settings dialog box appears. Determine the Options settings. Refer to the options and descriptions below. Options Descriptions Print Text as Black Prints color and gray characters in black. There is no effect on white text, color images, or graphics.
  • Page 75: Detailed Graphics Settings Kpdl

    Detailed Graphics Settings KPDL Click the Graphics Settings... button. The Graphics Settings dialog box appears. Select the send method for images using the Optimization option. Click the Optimization drop-down list and select Fast Printing or Document Portability. Refer to the options and descriptions below. Image Data Format Descriptions Options...
  • Page 76 Determine the Options settings. Refer to the options and descriptions below. Options Descriptions Print Text as Black Prints color and gray characters in black. There is no effect on white text, color images, or graphics. Print Graphics as Black Prints colored graphics or text in black, without using (monochrome printers grayscales.
  • Page 77: Half Tone Screen Settings

    Click Halftone Screen... on the Graphics Settings dialog box. The Halftone Screen Settings dialog box appears. Clear the Use Printer’s Default Screens check box. Select from the drop-down list for each item, or enter values into the boxes to make settings.
  • Page 78: Color Mode

    Replacement, Continuous Tone, Gloss Mode, and Monochrome. Refer to Color Mode Definitions table below. From the Print dialog box of the application, access the printer Properties. Select Properties in the Print dialog box opened from the File menu. In the Properties dialog box, click the Color tab.
  • Page 79: Color Mode Definitions

    Color Mode Definitions If you specify Custom as the Color Mode in the proceeding step, you can make the Custom settings. Detailed settings are available for Gray Component Replacement, Continuous Tone, Gloss Mode, and Monochrome options and descriptions shown below. For the Color Mode, select Custom.
  • Page 80: Color Matching

    It works by compensating for the different color spaces of color printers. A set of parameters called a profile is selected and applied. The KX printer driver offers a variety of profiles for each simulation of ICM, Monitor and Ink. Color matching options are described below.
  • Page 81: Icm Settings

    Color Correction Options Descriptions Color Reproduction If Automatic is set for Color Correction, Color Reproduction settings can be made. Objects within the document being printed are separated into three types; images, text, and graphs. The Color Reproduction mode is matched for each. Reproduction can be closer to the original and more vivid than the colors displayed on the monitor.
  • Page 82: Color Reproduction Settings

    Color Reproduction Settings Objects within the document being printed are separated into three types, images, text, and graphs, and the Color Reproduction mode is matched for each. Select Automatic in the Color Correction group box, then click the Color Reproduction button.
  • Page 83: Hsl

    Color Adjustment Settings You can save the three Color Adjustment settings as a Custom selection. The setting options and saving instructions are described below. From the Color Adjustment drop-down list, choose Custom 1, Custom 2, or Custom 3. Click the [...] button next to the drop-down list to display the Color Adjustment dialog box.
  • Page 84 By clicking the buttons beneath the photograph, you can select from three different photographic images. Since the colors emphasized by each of the photographs are different, this simplifies the color adjustment process. Crayons Saturation or RGB adjustment Complete the Hue Adjustment. Adjust the distribution and balance of hues. •...
  • Page 85 Adjust the Saturation and Lightness. • Drag the slider to adjust the Saturation, Lightness, and Contrast, or increase or decrease the values between -10 and +10. • Click the Reset button to return to the original factory default settings. Click OK. Click OK to save the settings.
  • Page 86: Color Adjustment Settings Rgb

    Color Adjustment Settings You can save the three Color Adjustment settings as a Custom selection. The setting options and saving instructions are described below. From the Color Adjustment drop-down list, choose Custom 1, Custom 2, or Custom 3. Click the [...] button next to the drop-down list to display the Color Adjustment dialog box.
  • Page 87 By clicking the buttons beneath the photograph, you can select from three different photographic images. The color adjustment process is simplified since the colors emphasized by each of the photographs below varies. Crayons Saturation or RGB Adjustment Adjust the RGB Level. •...
  • Page 89: Useful Functions

    Booklet Printing feature is available. For further details, refer to Booklet Printing After installation, optional equipment must be selected by the printer driver (device settings). For further details, refer to Printed documents can be stapled in the positions shown below.
  • Page 90: Using The Stapler

    Using the Stapler When the paper size is A4, B5, or Letter, the Orientation must be set to Rotated in order to staple the upper-right corner. For further details, see the explanation on page 40 in step 8 in the Basic Printing Tasks section. From the application’s Print dialog box, access Properties.
  • Page 91 Click the [...] button on the right of the stapling position. The Staple Settings dialog box appears. Specify the number of pages to staple by adjusting the arrows in the Staple Count group box. • All Sheets (maximum of 50): Staples and outputs all pages of documents that have 50 pages or less.
  • Page 92: Using The Offset

    After the first set is delivered, the second set will be delivered offset to the side. Then the printer delivers the third set in the same position as the first and the fourth set in the same position as the second.
  • Page 93: Using The Punch

    The Punch feature inserts holes (two holes) in each printed page. The Punch feature is available on printers with supported optional finisher installed. After installing the printer driver, optional equipment must be selected in the driver in order to use the punch option (device settings). For further details, refer to Devices Punch and Booklet Printing cannot be used simultaneously.
  • Page 94: Printing With Covers

    This section describes the cover mode, page insert, and transparency interleaving features of the printer driver. When the Cover Mode, Page Insert, and Transparency Interleaving options are used with the multi-purpose tray, cassette mode (the default setting), must be set. For further details, refer to the print system's Operation Guide.
  • Page 95 Useful Functions Select the Cover Mode check box. Select your desired page arrangement as shown in the following table.
  • Page 96: Cover Printing Options

    Cover Printing Options Check Box Selection Front Front Front Outside Front Front Inside Duplex Printing (page 50). Front Print Onto Front Outside Print Onto Front Inside Duplex Printing (page 50). Front and Back Cover Insertion Type • Inserts a blank front cover. Front cover •...
  • Page 97 Check Box Selection Cover Insertion Type Front and Back • Prints on the outside surface of the front cover and inserts a blank back cover. Front Outside Front and Back • Prints on the inside surface of the front cover and inserts a blank back cover.
  • Page 98 Check Box Selection Front and Back Back Inside Back Outside Duplex Printing (page 50). Front and Back Front Outside Front Inside Back Inside Back Outside Duplex Printing (page 50). From the Media for Cover drop-down list, select the media type or source cassette for the front and back covers.
  • Page 99: Page Insert

    Transparency Interleaving described in page 96. Insert Page Printing From the application’s Print dialog box, access the printer Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties). In the Properties dialog box, click the Media tab, and then click Advanced...
  • Page 100 Select the Page Insert check box. Select the check box corresponding to your desired page arrangement as shown in the following table. To print on both the front and back of the inserted page, enable the Print onto Front and Print onto Back check boxes.
  • Page 101: Insert

    Insert Page Combinations Check Box Options Printing Inserted Pages Descriptions Page Insert • Inserts a blank page before the second page. Page Insert • Prints on the outside surface of the inserted page. Print onto Front Page Insert • Prints on the inside surface of the inserted page. Print onto Back Duplex Printing (page 50).
  • Page 102: Transparency Interleaving

    From the Media for Page drop-down list, select the media type of the inserted page or the source paper cassette. When you choose the media type, a source cassette that matches that media is automatically selected. Heavy, thin, or other special papers must be supplied from the multi-purpose tray.
  • Page 103: Transparency Interleaving Method

    Transparency Interleaving Method From the application’s Print dialog box, access the printer Properties. Select Print from the File menu and select Properties. From the Source drop-down list on the Media tab, select Multi-Purpose Feeder. From the Media Type drop-down list, select Transparency.
  • Page 104 Click Advanced... to access the Advanced Media Settings dialog box. Select the Transparency Interleaving check box. To print the transparency content on the inserted pages as well, Select the Print onto Backing check box. From the Media for Backing drop-down list, select the media type and the source paper cassette.
  • Page 105: Left-edge And Right-edge Binding

    You can choose between left-edge binding and right-edge binding. Left Edge Binding ght Edge Binding Using Booklet Printing From the application’s Print dialog box, access the printer Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties.) Access the printer Properties and click the Layout tab. Staple on page 83.
  • Page 106 Select the Booklet Mode check box. Choose either Left Edge Binding or Right Edge Binding. Complete the following steps to utilize the stapling feature. Click the Output tab, and set Finisher (Face-down) for Output to. Select the number of copies you wish to print. Select the Staple check box.
  • Page 107: Sorter Modes

    Collating Modes By attaching a sorter to your printer, you can specify how printed documents are stacked in the output trays after printing. The number of output trays and their receiving capacity (the number of sheets) varies depending on the sorter model, refer to your sorter's Operation Guide.
  • Page 108: Sorter Mode Differences

    For example, specifying tray 5 produces a copy of the document in tray 5. • If a tray becomes full, the printer pauses and displays a message to remove the paper from the tray.
  • Page 109: Collating

    Collating Access the Properties and click the Output tab. From the Output to drop-down list, select Mailbox Face-down. Select the Collate check box. Select the number of complete sets in the Copies combo box. When printing using the collate option, specify the number of copies not to exceed the number of trays. The document page length must not exceed the tray capacity (for example, 200 sheets).
  • Page 110: Non-collating

    Non-Collating Clearing the Collate check box produces page 1 in tray 1 and page 2 in tray 2. Access the Properties and click the Output tab. From the Output to drop-down list, select Mailbox Face-down. Clear the Collate check box. Click OK to return to the application’s Print dialog box and begin printing.
  • Page 111: Using Rotate Collate

    (A4) and Landscape (A4-R) would be used when printing onto A4 paper. The MP tray can also be used as a paper source. This function requires a hard disk installed in the printer or a RAM Disk. For further details on Hard Disk settings, refer to Using Rotate Collate Access the Properties and click the Output tab.
  • Page 112 Job Settings The Job Settings option is available when you install an optional hard disk on the printer. For further details on hard disk installation and setup, refer to Private print and Proof and Hold can be used with a RAM disk.
  • Page 113: Quick Copy

    Quick Copy After using the quick copy feature, a document can be reprinted from the operator panel. In the Properties dialog box, click the Output tab, and then click Job Settings. The Job Settings dialog box appears. In the Job Settings dialog box, enable the Job Storage (e-MPS) check box. For Quick Copy printing, select Quick Copy.
  • Page 114: Printing Additional Copies Of Quick Copy Jobs

    Printing Additional Copies of Quick Copy Jobs The actual key operation may differ depending on the model. Press the MENU key on the printer operator panel. Press the key repeatedly until e-MPS > appears. Press the key to access the submenu.
  • Page 115: Proof And Hold

    The printed jobs will remain saved on the hard disk until the printer is turned off. To delete jobs manually, use the same key operations as explained in on page 108.
  • Page 116: Private Print

    Enter four digits with any numbers between 0 and 9 for the Access Code. When you want to print a saved job, enter the access code on the printer operator panel. You can name the job for later reference when printing from the print operator panel.
  • Page 117: Printing Private Print Jobs

    Printing Private Print Jobs The actual key operation may differ depending on the printer model. On the printer operation panel, press the MENU key. Press the key repeatedly until e-MPS > appears. Press the key to access the submenu. Press the key repeatedly until >Private/Stored appears.
  • Page 118: Job Storage

    Job Storage The Job Storage feature saves jobs on the hard disk for future printing, even if the printer is switched off. You can also use access codes to restrict the printing of forms. Access the Job Settings dialog box as indicated in the instructions for page 107.
  • Page 119: Virtual Mailbox

    Jobs posted to a virtual mailbox can be printed later from the printer operator panel. Jobs saved in virtual mailboxes are automatically deleted after printing and jobs that have not been printed are saved if the printer is switched off. You must create and setup your virtual mailboxes prior to utilizing this feature.
  • Page 120: Creating Virtual Mailboxes

    • Printing Jobs in Virtual Mailboxes Creating Virtual Mailboxes Click Start in the Windows taskbar, and click Printers and Faxes to open the Printer and Fax window. Right-click the icon for your printer in the Printers and Faxes window. A drop-down list appears.
  • Page 121 The mailbox names appear in the Defined Names list at right. Enter a number between 1 and 255 for the Mailbox Number. You can enter commas and hyphens to organize multiple mailboxes for the same user. In the following example, when the numbers 1, 3, 6, 8-12 are entered, mailboxes 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 will be assigned to the name specified in Mailbox Name.
  • Page 122: Importing And Exporting The Virtual Mailbox List

    The Export VMB List dialog box appears. Select save location from the Save in drop- down list. Enter a name in the File name field and click Save. Close the Properties dialog box. Click Import... to display the Hard Disk Settings of the printer driver that are the destination for the list.
  • Page 123 The Import VMB List dialog box appears. Select the virtual mailbox data file you wish to read from the Look in drop-down list. Click the virtual mailbox list name and click Open. The virtual mailbox list is opened and displayed in the Defined Names group box. Click OK to save the list.
  • Page 124: Saving Jobs In Virtual Mailboxes

    Saving Jobs in Virtual Mailboxes From the application’s Print dialog box, access the Properties. Select Print from the File menu and select Properties. Open the Properties dialog box, and click the Output tab. Click the Job Settings... button to open the Job Settings dialog box. Select the Job Storage (e-MPS) check box.
  • Page 125: Printing Virtual Mailbox Job Lists

    In addition, you can print a list of jobs saved in virtual mailboxes as a Virtual Mailbox List. The list is printed from the printer operator panel. On the printer operator panel, press the MENU key.
  • Page 126: Printing Jobs In Virtual Mailboxes

    Printing Jobs in Virtual Mailboxes Jobs are printed from the printer's operator panel. On the printer operator panel, press the MENU key. Press the key repeatedly until e-MPS > appears. Press the key to access the submenu. Press the key repeatedly until the display looks like the example shown below.
  • Page 127 Temporary and Functions for jobs saved as Temporary and Permanent jobs are similar to the functions for Permanent Jobs Quick Copy and other features described in functions are provided for backward compatibility with printing environments developed before the Job Option. Similar to job options, temporary and permanent jobs use electronic sorting for faster printing of jobs with multiple copies.
  • Page 128: Printing And Saving Temporary And Permanent Jobs

    Printing and Saving Temporary and Permanent Jobs Check that your printer has an optional hard disk installed. For further details on hard disk settings, refer to RAM Disk Settings From the application’s Print dialog box, access the Properties. (Select Print from the File menu).
  • Page 129: Using Km-net For Clients To Print Saved Jobs Again

    To print out jobs, the KM-NET for Clients utility must first be installed on your computer. The utility is located on the supplied Kyocera Software Library CD-ROM. The KM-NET for Clients communicates with the printer using TCP/IP protocol. To make a local connection with your computer, the KX printer driver must be installed on it.
  • Page 130 Select the printer to connect and click Finish to return to the main dialog box of the KM- NET for Clients. Select the printer icon displayed in the main dialog box and click Job Manager. Print jobs saved in the printer are displayed.
  • Page 131: Using The Barcode Reader To Print Additional Copies Of Saved Jobs

    Using the Barcode Reader to Print Additional Copies of Saved Jobs You can reprint saved print jobs using the optional barcode reader. Use the printer’s serial interface to connect the barcode reader to the printer. When initially printing a job, follow the steps below to print a barcode representing the job ID on each page or on the cover page only.
  • Page 132: Reading With The Barcode Reader

    Orientations Upper-Right Horizontal Vertical When printing, the barcode is printed in the designated position. Reading with the Barcode Reader When the printed job ID is read by the barcode reader, the printer outputs that page. {28L016T50} Position Lower-Right Upper-Left Lower-Right...
  • Page 133 • If the barcode on the front cover is read, all pages are printed. • If pages are read individually, only the pages that are read are printed. This feature requires switching the serial interface mode to work with the barcode reader. For further details, refer to the barcode reader's Operation Guide.
  • Page 134: Creating Profiles

    Profiles from other printers can also be read. If a shared profile is installed when printer driver option settings are being set, its icon is displayed in the list on the Profile tab, and it can be shared by each printer.
  • Page 135 Click OK to save the profile. The display returns to the Profile tab. The Profile Selections displays the icon, and name, and the Profile Information displays the settings and comment. Click Use to activate the displayed printer settings. Useful Functions...
  • Page 136: Editing Profiles

    Editing Profiles The Name, Icon Style, Icon Color, and Description of created and shared profiles can be edited. From the application’s Print dialog box, access the Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties.) Click the Profile tab in the Properties dialog box. Select the profile to be edited from the Profile Selections, and click Edit.
  • Page 137: Deleting Profiles

    Importing and Exporting Profiles You can save your profile on your personal computer and have it read by other printers. The profiles on several printers can be shared. Print results may vary depending on the printer model. From the application’s Print menu, access the Properties. (Select Print from the File menu and select Properties.)
  • Page 138 Specify the save location in the Save in drop-down list, enter a name for the file in the File name field, and click Save. Close the Properties dialog box. Read source In the destination printer driver, click the Profile tab in the Properties dialog box. Click Import... Read Destination The Import Profile dialog box appears.
  • Page 139 Do you want to continue?”, there are unusable functions in this profile. Click OK to return to the Profile tab. Read destination The profile read by the printer driver displays in the Profile Selections, and profile reading is finished. Read destination...
  • Page 140 Prologue/Epilogue You can configure detailed settings in the Prologue/Epilogue tab. For further details, refer to step 8 on page 2.The Welcome to the Kyocera Printer Installation Wizard dialog box appears. Click Next. • This function hides the PRESCRIBE command in the document. This allows execution of settings such as printer emulation and foreign characters or overlays.
  • Page 141 Useful Functions Setting Information You can confirm settings made on the Media, Layout, Imaging, Color, Output, Prologue/ Epilogue, Watermark, and Device Settings tabs. By simply clicking Setting Information... on the Printing Preferences/Properties dialog box, current driver settings can be displayed in a tree view. Displayed settings may vary depending on the PDL.
  • Page 143: Table Of Supported Options

    Table of Supported Options Printers Enhancement Unit Model A Paper Feeder B Envelope Feeder FS- 1010 A PF-17 x 1 FS- 1018MFP A PF-17 x 1 FS- 1020D A PF-17 x 1 FS- 1050 A PF-17 x 1 FS- 1118 / PF-17 x 1 KM- 1820 A PF-60 x 3 or...
  • Page 144 Enhancement Unit Model A Paper Feeder B Envelope Feeder A PF-20/21 x 2 FS- 1200 A PF-7E x 1 A PF-20 x 2 or FS- 1700+ A PF-7E x 1 B EF-1 A PF-21 x 2 or FS- 1714M A PF-7E x 1 B EF-1 A PF-21 x 2 or FS- 1750...
  • Page 145: Copier/mfp

    Copier/MFP Enhancement Unit Model A Paper Feeder B Optional Feeder A ST-13 x 1 KM-1510 B ST-13 x 1 A ST-12 x 1 KM-1530 B ST-12 x 3 A ST-13 x 1 KM-1810 B ST-13 x 1 KM-1815 A PF-17 x 1 A ST-12 x 2 KM-2030 B ST-12 x 2...
  • Page 146 Enhancement Unit Model A Paper Feeder B Optional Feeder A MD-10 x 2 KM-5230 A ST-8 A Standard KM-5530 B ST-11 A MD-10 x 2 KM-6230 A ST-8 B ST-11 A MD-10 x 2 KM-6330 A ST-8 B ST-11 A MD-10 x 2 KM-7530 A ST-8 B ST-11...
  • Page 148 ©2005 is a trademark of Kyocera Corporation...
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