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T630, T632
Setup Guide
January 2003
www.lexmark.com

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  • Page 1 T630, T632 Setup Guide January 2003 www.lexmark.com...
  • Page 2 40550, U.S.A. In the United Kingdom and Eire, send to Lexmark International Ltd., Marketing and Services Department, Westhorpe House, Westhorpe, Marlow Bucks SL7 3RQ. Lexmark may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ........1 About the printer ........1 Other sources of information .
  • Page 4 Serial connections ....... . .51 Step 7: Verify printer setup ......54 Printing a menu settings page .
  • Page 5 Step 10: Using the Publications CD ....61 Viewing and using the CD contents ....61 Contents...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction Your printer is available in two models: • Base printer, with 300 to 1200 dots per inch (dpi) resolution, 32MB (T630) or 64MB (T632) of standard memory, and USB and parallel connectors • A network model with 64MB of...
  • Page 7: Other Sources Of Information

    It also provides general information for network administrators. The information on the Publications CD is also available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/publications. Quick Reference pages are stored inside the printer. They provide information about loading print media, diagnosing and solving print problems, and clearing jams from the printer.
  • Page 8: Step 1: Unpack The Printer

    30 cm (12 in.) 51 cm (20 in.) Note: Leave the printer in the box until you are ready to install it. If you purchased a multifunction printer (MFP) that copies, faxes, and scans, refer to the documentation that came with the device to see if furniture or other hardware needs to be set up first.
  • Page 9 (6) Wire bail (7) Operator panel protector overlay If any items are missing or damaged, refer to the Publications CD for information about contacting Lexmark customer support. Save the carton and packing material in case you need to repack the printer.
  • Page 10: Step 2: Set Up The Printer And Print Media Handling Options

    One output expander and one high-capacity output stacker, or One finisher, or One finisher and one output expander 2000-sheet drawer Set up the printer and print media handling options High-capacity output stacker Attach up to: Four optional drawers. (See “Setting up furniture” on page 6.)
  • Page 11: Order Of Installation

    If you purchased an MFP that scans, copies, and faxes, you may need additional furniture. More information is available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/multifunctionprinters. Set up the printer and print media handling options...
  • Page 12 16 AWG power cord Note: The 16 AWG power cord is included only with units intended to operate at 100–127V power. Set up the printer and print media handling options Decals Jumper cord Remove all packing material and tape from each item.
  • Page 13: Installing The 2000-Sheet Drawer

    CAUTION: Make sure your fingers are not under the printer when you set it down. Use the handholds on the printer or ask someone to help you lift it. Set up the printer and print media handling options Decide on an installation location for the 2000-sheet drawer.
  • Page 14 Set up the printer and print media handling options Plug one end of the jumper cord into the printer. Plug the other end of the jumper cord into the drawer. Reconnect any disconnected cables. If you intend to operate your 2000-sheet drawer at 100–127V...
  • Page 15: Changing The 2000-Sheet Drawer Paper Size

    CAUTION: Remove the attached options one at a time. Make sure your fingers are not under the printer when you set it down. Use the handholds on the printer or ask someone to help you lift it. Paper size selector knob Note: Six paper selections are available.
  • Page 16: Installing A 250-Sheet Or 500-Sheet Drawer

    If you purchased an MFP that scans, copies, and faxes, you may need additional furniture. More information is available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/multifunctionprinters. Decals Set up the printer and print media handling options...
  • Page 17 Set up the printer and print media handling options Square hole Round peg Remove the tray from the support unit. Remove all packing material and tape from both the support unit and the tray. Place the support unit on top of...
  • Page 18: Installing A Duplex Unit

    If you purchased an MFP that scans, copies, and faxes, you may need additional furniture. More information is available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/multifunctionprinters. Note: An optional 250-sheet duplex unit only works with...
  • Page 19: Setting Up The Printer

    Setting up the printer Handhold Set up the printer and print media handling options Place the printer on any input options you may have. Ask someone to help you lift the printer by the handholds and lower it onto the duplex unit, optional drawer, table or printer cabinet.
  • Page 20 Warning: Do not touch the photoconductor drum on the underside of the print cartridge. Set up the printer and print media handling options Pull on the tabs on each side of the red plastic to remove the packaging from the print cartridge.
  • Page 21 Set up the printer and print media handling options Position the language overlay. Select the language overlay with the appropriately translated names for your operator panel. Peel the plastic covering from the front and back of the overlay. Align the holes in the overlay with the buttons on the operator panel and press it into place.
  • Page 22: Installing An Envelope Feeder

    Static brush holder Plastic bracket Installing an envelope feeder Set up the printer and print media handling options Rotate the protector overlay until the latch on the top snaps into the groove as shown. If you are not installing any print...
  • Page 23 Release latch Slots Set up the printer and print media handling options Push the release latch and open the printer lower front door. Envelope feeder connector door Lift open the envelope feeder connector door. Align the tabs on the envelope...
  • Page 24: Installing A Finisher

    Excess weight may damage it. Note: The finisher must be positioned directly above the printer and below other print media handling options. It cannot be used with a high-capacity output stacker. You can only put either one 5-bin mailbox (T632 only) or one output expander on top of the finisher.
  • Page 25 Mounting bracket Set up the printer and print media handling options Insert the mounting brackets into the slots. Make sure the finisher is positioned securely. Mounting slot Lift the finisher output bin cover until it locks into position. Snap the two paper bail posts into the slots under the output bin cover.
  • Page 26 Plastic bracket Set up the printer and print media handling options Rotate the paper bail hook down to prevent individual sheets from sliding forward. Snap the paper bail hook back into the storage position when not using it. Place the tips of the wire bail into the ends of the plastic bracket so that the bail curves downward.
  • Page 27: Installing A High-Capacity Output Stacker

    Labels Note: The high-capacity output stacker must be positioned directly above the printer and below other print media handling options. It cannot be used with a finisher. Set up the printer and print media handling options After you carefully unpack the high-capacity output stacker, install it immediately;...
  • Page 28 Plastic bracket Mounting bracket Set up the printer and print media handling options Static brush holder Mounting slot Slide the plastic bracket onto the static brush holder, located on the bottom of the high-capacity output stacker. Insert the mounting brackets into the slots on top of the printer or print media handling option.
  • Page 29: Installing An Output Expander

    Set up the printer and print media handling options Each output expander consists of a support and a removable bin. A wire bail, bracket, and labels are also included.
  • Page 30 Plastic bracket Mounting bracket Set up the printer and print media handling options Remove the top cover from the printer, finisher, or high-capacity output stacker. Slide the plastic bracket onto the static brush holder, located on the bottom of the output expander.
  • Page 31 Slots Tabs Set up the printer and print media handling options If you are mounting the output expander on the printer or another output expander, attach the wire bail. Place the tips of the wire bail into the ends of the plastic bracket so that the bail curves downward.
  • Page 32: Installing A 5-Bin Mailbox

    Labels Bracket Note: The 5-bin mailbox cannot be used with a T630. If you have purchased a finisher, it must be installed directly on the printer, before the mailbox. Set up the printer and print media handling options...
  • Page 33 Mounting bracket Set up the printer and print media handling options Slide the plastic bracket onto the static brush holder, located on the bottom of the 5-bin mailbox.
  • Page 34: Attaching Labels To Print Media Handling Options

    Attaching labels to print media handling options Side covers Labels Set up the printer and print media handling options Place the tips of the wire bail into Paper stops the ends of the plastic bracket so that the bail curves downward.
  • Page 35: Step 3: Install Memory And Option Cards

    Step 3: Install memory and option cards CAUTION: If you are installing memory or option cards sometime after setting up the printer, turn the printer off and unplug the power cord before continuing. Note: Use a small Phillips screwdriver to remove the system board access cover and to install some of the cards.
  • Page 36 Screws Screws Install memory and option cards Press the release latches to open the upper and lower front doors. Press down on the side door latches and open the side door. Loosen, but do not remove, the six screws on the shield. Use a small Phillips screwdriver to loosen these screws.
  • Page 37: Installing Printer Memory

    Keyhole Tabs Installing printer memory Warning: Electronic components can be damaged by static electricity. Touch something metal on the printer before you touch the memory option. Memory connector 1 Memory connector 2 Follow the instructions in this section to install printer memory.
  • Page 38: Installing An Optional Flash Memory Or Firmware Card

    Note: Some memory and firmware options offered for other Lexmark printers cannot be used with your printer. Refer to the Publications CD for specifications. Notch Latch Notch Installing an optional flash memory or firmware card Ridge Follow the instructions in this section to install an optional flash memory or firmware card.
  • Page 39: Installing An Option Card

    Warning: Optional flash memory and firmware cards are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch something metal on the printer before you touch a card. Metal pins Cards Note: The row of metal pins on the firmware card must be fully inserted along its entire length.
  • Page 40 Warning: Electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch something metal on the printer before you touch the card. Connector 1 Connector 2 Adapter plate Refer to the documentation included with each card for detailed information about that specific card.
  • Page 41: Replacing The Shield

    Replacing the shield After you have installed option cards on the printer system board, follow these steps to reattach the shield and close the doors. Install memory and option cards Align the connection points on the card with the connector on the...
  • Page 42 Install memory and option cards slide it down onto the screws. Tighten all six screws. Close the side door. Close the upper and lower front doors.
  • Page 43: Step 4: Load Print Media

    Overfilling the tray may cause jams. This applies to all printer trays, drawers, and feeders. Before loading print media into any source, flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them.
  • Page 44 If you are loading an optional tray, adjust the knob to show the size of the print media currently loaded. This setting serves as a visual reminder only; it has no effect on the operation of the printer. Insert the tray. Load print media...
  • Page 45: Loading The 2000-Sheet Drawer

    Loading the 2000-sheet drawer Elevator button Load line Load print media Follow these instructions to load the 2000-sheet drawer. Do not load any print media other than plain paper in the 2000-sheet drawer. Open the loading door. If the elevator tray is not already in the lowered position, lower it by pushing the elevator button.
  • Page 46: Step 5: Attach Cables

    Connect the printer to the computer using a USB, parallel, or serial cable. A USB port requires a USB cable such as Lexmark part number 12A2405 (2 m [6.5 ft]). Be sure to match the USB symbol on the cable to the USB symbol on the printer.
  • Page 47: Attaching A Network Cable

    34 for more information. A parallel port requires an IEEE-1284 compliant parallel cable such as Lexmark part number 1329605 (3 m [10 ft]), or 1427498 (6 m [20 ft]). Serial ports are available when you install a serial interface option card.
  • Page 48 Ethernet port on the back of the printer. The printer automatically adjusts for the network speed. Plug one end of the printer power cord into the socket at the back of the printer and the other end into a properly grounded outlet.
  • Page 49: Step 6: Install Drivers For Local Printing

    A local printer is a printer attached to your computer using a USB or parallel cable. If your printer is attached to a network instead of your computer, skip this step and go to Step 7: “Verify printer setup” on page 54.
  • Page 50: Windows

    To obtain all the features of the custom driver, you need to install the custom printer driver using the drivers CD that shipped with the printer. Drivers are also available in downloadable software packages on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com.
  • Page 51: Parallel Cable

    Next. Select Search for a suitable driver, and then click Next. Select only Specify a location, and then click Next. Browse to the location of the printer driver on the drivers CD. D:\Drivers\Win_2000\ Click Open, and then click OK. Click Next to install the driver that is displayed. It is okay to disregard the message that the driver is not digitally signed.
  • Page 52 Select your printer and driver from the list, and then click OK. Make sure you select the driver in the correct language you want to use. D:\Drivers\Win_9X\<LANGUAGE>...
  • Page 53: Using Windows Nt With A Parallel Cable

    Next. Click Yes to print a test page. Click Finish. A test page is sent to the printer once the driver files are copied to your computer. You are now ready to print. Install drivers for local printing...
  • Page 54: Macintosh

    Select Printer (USB), and then click OK. In the USB Printer Selection section, click Change. If your printer does not appear in the USB Printer Selection list, make sure the USB cable is properly connected and the printer is turned on.
  • Page 55: Unix/Linux

    Local printing is supported on many UNIX and Linux platforms, such as Sun Solaris and Red Hat. The Sun Solaris and Linux packages are available on the drivers CD and on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. The User’s Guide Install drivers for local printing...
  • Page 56: Serial Connections

    The driver package for Sun Solaris supports USB connections to Sun Ray appliances and Sun workstations. Visit our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for a complete list of supported UNIX and Linux platforms. With serial printing, data is transferred one bit at a time. Although serial...
  • Page 57: Installing A Printer Driver

    Look under the Standard Serial (or Serial Option X if you installed a serial interface card) heading to find the serial parameters. You must install a printer driver on the computer that is connected to the printer. Insert the drivers CD. If the CD does not launch automatically,...
  • Page 58 Click Properties. On the Port Settings tab, set the serial parameters to the same serial parameters in the printer. Look for the printer settings under the Serial Standard (or Serial Option X) heading on the Menu Settings page you printed earlier.
  • Page 59: Step 7: Verify Printer Setup

    Verify that the trays are configured for the sizes and types of print media you loaded. If the printer is attached to a network, print a network setup page to verify the network connection. This page also provides important information that helps you configure for network printing.
  • Page 60: Printing Quick Reference Information

    To print Quick Reference information stored on the CD: Launch the CD. Click Quick Reference. Print the documents. The same Quick Reference pages are stored in the printer. To print them: Make sure the printer is on. Press Menu until you see Help Menu, and then press Select.
  • Page 61: Step 8: Configure For Tcp/Ip

    If your network is not using DHCP, then you must manually assign an IP address to the printer. An easy way to do this is to use the printer operator panel: Press Menu until you see Network Menu, and then press Select.
  • Page 62: Verifying The Ip Settings

    Press Menu until you see Set IP Gateway, and then press Select. Repeat step 6 to set the IP Gateway. When you are finished, press Go to return the printer to the Ready state. Go to “Verifying the IP settings” on page 57.
  • Page 63: Step 9: Install Drivers For Network Printing

    • A shared printer is connected locally to one of the computers on the network using a local printer cable such as USB. The printer is installed on the network computer attached to the printer.
  • Page 64: Macintosh

    CD. Your printer supports many UNIX and Linux platforms, such as Sun Solaris and Red Hat. Visit our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for a complete list of supported UNIX and Linux platforms. Install drivers for network printing...
  • Page 65: Netware

    Lexmark printers in UNIX and Linux environments. You can download these packages from our Lexmark Web site. You may also find the driver package you need on the drivers CD. You printer supports NetWare network environments.
  • Page 66 Help desk, or you can copy the entire contents of the CD (or specific files) to a shared network drive or intranet site. Copies of the printer documentation are also available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. You are now ready to use your new printer. Save this book if you anticipate purchasing printer options in the future.
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