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Xerox 5750 Getting Started Manual

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This Getting Started Guide contains instructions for the installation and configuration of the
Splash M Series Color Server and the client workstations on your network. Follow these
instructions each time you set up the Splash M Series Color Server in a different location,
connect it to a different network, or connect it to a different color copier.
The Splash M Series Color Server comes standard with a 10/100base T network card, which
you can connect to standard Ethernet (10baseT) or Fast Ethernet networks (100baseT). The
color server automatically configures the card for Fast Ethernet if Fast Ethernet is detected.
Do not use a cross-over cable to connect your workstation directly to the Splash M Series. If
you need a direct connection, use a mini-hub.
Do not power up the Splash M Series Color Server until instructed.
To connect the Splash M Series Color Server to the copier, follow these steps:
Turn off the copier
1.
2. Unpack the Splash M Series Color Server and place it near the copier.
3. Open the accessory box and remove the cables.
4. Connect the Splash M Series Color Server to the copier using the cable provided.
5. Connect the power cable to the Splash M Series Color Server and plug it into an outlet.
Do not use an outlet on the same power circuit as the copier's outlet.
6. After connecting all the cables,
The copier must be up and at a ready state in order for the Splash color server to set up
proper communications with the copier. Do not turn on the server before the copier is ready.
7. When the copier is in ready state,
Server
.
Refer to Normal Initialization Process on page 2 for information on the server
initialization process. Once the server has completed it's initialization, a startup test
page prints, indicating that the color server is properly connected to the copier.
Turn off the Splash M Series Color Server
8.
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turn on the copier
turn on the Splash M Series Color
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  • Page 1 6. After connecting all the cables, The copier must be up and at a ready state in order for the Splash color server to set up proper communications with the copier. Do not turn on the server before the copier is ready.
  • Page 2 6. The Splash color server prints a startup Test Page. When powering down the color server, wait for all jobs to complete, turn off the Splash color server, and then turn off the copier. Power LED (green)
  • Page 3 The minimum system requirements for using the Splash M Series Color Server are: • One of the following color copiers: — Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 — Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 — Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 • Supported network printing protocols over EtherNet — Windows Networks—TCP/IP...
  • Page 4 Getting Started Guide To physically connect the Splash color server to the network: 1. Remove any disk from the color server’s floppy drive and turn off the color server if you have not already done so. 2. Connect the color server to the network. The Splash M Series Color Server has a 10/100baseT network card that supports twisted pair.
  • Page 5 Server. The package contains two sets of Copier Configuration diskettes; one set is labeled U.S. and the other set is labeled European. • If your site uses default Imperial page sizes, configure the server using the U.S. Copier Configuration diskettes.
  • Page 6 9. Exit PCONSOLE. To configure and load the DP.INI file onto the Splash M Series Color Server: 1. Make a copy of the Copier Configuration diskette for the copier model to which the Splash M Series Color Server is connected.
  • Page 7 The name cannot include spaces or periods. The default value for Printer 0 is Splash_print. The default value for Printer 1 is Splash_hold. pq#device—Specifies the copier to which the color server is connected. Valid values are 5750 (DocuColor pq0device and pq1device must be identical.
  • Page 8 There are some conditions under which a separator page is not created or printed, even though SEPARATOR is set to true. These conditions are: • When the job is sent to a DPI file instead of the copier. • When Manual Feed is selected as the paper source.
  • Page 9 If the configuration is incorrect or an error occurs while the color server starts up, an informa- tion sheet prints informing you that the configuration was unsuccessful. Check the DP.INI file, make the necessary corrections, power off the color server, and repeat steps 1 and 2. The Client software for the Splash M Series Color Server includes printer files and the Viewer application (which allows users to view and manage print jobs).
  • Page 10 Getting Started Guide The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains a folder named Mac. This folder has all files you need to install and setup Splash M Series printer support on the Macintosh. If you are installing Splash M Series printer files on a non-U.S. English Macintosh, you must use the installation procedure in Section 5.1.2.
  • Page 11 To set up the printer on your workstation: 1. Make sure AppleTalk is Active. 2. From the Apple Menu, select Chooser. The Chooser Control Panel, shown in Figure 2, appears. 3. Select LaserWriter 8.4.3 (or above) and a Zone (if configured). 4.
  • Page 12 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, set this option to No.
  • Page 13 Splash M Series sorter features. This option is disabled (Not Installed) by default. If the copier connected to your color server has a sorter attached, set this option to Installed. If the copier does not have a sorter, use the default (Not Installed).
  • Page 14 Getting Started Guide The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains two folders named Win95 and Win98. Choose the folder that matches the operating system on your workstation. This folder has all the files you need to install and setup the print drivers on the workstation. If you are installing Splash M Series printer files on a non-U.S.
  • Page 15 9. When the Add Printer Wizard prompts for a printer name, type the desired local logical printer name and append “_hold” if you are adding a hold queue or “_print” if you are adding a print queue. The reason for adding “_hold” or “ _print” is because both queues are represented on the network as identical printer icons (Figure 6).
  • Page 16 Getting Started Guide Click on Have Disk, then Browse. 7. Open the appropriate folder for your operating system on the CD-ROM (win95 or win98), then open the English language folder. In the English folder, choose the OEMSETUP.INF file, and click OK. 9.
  • Page 17 Getting Started Guide After adding the printer, configure it by following these steps: 1. Open Printer Properties by right-clicking on the printer icon and left-clicking on Properties. The Printer Properties dialog box, shown in Figure 8, appears. Figure 8: Printer Properties Dialog Box 2.
  • Page 18 Getting Started Guide 3. Click on the Spool Settings button. The Spool Settings dialog box, shown in Figure 10, appears. 4. Click on Print directly to printer then click OK. The Spool Setting dialog box closes, but the Details tab (Figure 9) is still displayed. 5.
  • Page 19 7. Set the following options: • Use PostScript Level 2 features • Pure binary data • Compress bitmap images 8. Click OK. The Advanced PostScript dialog box closes, but the PostScript tab is still displayed. 9. Switch from the PostScript tab to the Device Options tab by clicking on Device Options.
  • Page 20 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, use the Change Setting pull-down list to set this option to No.
  • Page 21 The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains a folder named Winnt4. This folder has all the files you need to install and setup the print drivers on the workstation. If you are installing M Series printer files on a non-U.S. English Windows NT 4.0 workstation, you may optionally use the installation procedure in Section 5.3.2.
  • Page 22 Getting Started Guide 12. Click the Next button. 13. When the Installation Successful window appears, click Finish. 14. After successfully installing the printer, the Add Printer Wizard may ask you if you want your system to use this printer as the default printer. Select the desired option (Yes or No), then go to Section 5.3.3, on page 23 to setup the printer.
  • Page 23 12. When the Add Printer Wizard prompts for the printer model, select one of the following options, according to the model of the Splash M Series Color Server: • Splash M210 v1.0 • Splash M310 v1.0 • Splash M410 v1.0 13.
  • Page 24 Getting Started Guide 2. Switch to the Scheduling tab of the Printer Properties dialog box (Figure 15). 3. Select Print directly to printer and then click OK. 4. Switch to the Device Settings tab (Figure 16). page-24 Figure 15: Scheduling Tab Figure 16: Device Settings Tab 0015647-0001 February 18, 1999...
  • Page 25 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, set the Change Setting to No.
  • Page 26 Getting Started Guide The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains a folder named Macviewer. This folder has all the utilities and files you need to install and setup the Viewer and printer files on the Macintosh. If you are installing the M Series printer file on a non-U.S. English Macintosh workstation, you must use the installation procedure in Section 5.4.2.
  • Page 27 9. If the workstation has PageMaker, locate the PageMaker PPD file in the Splash M Series v1.0 folder. Copy the PageMaker PPD file to the printer description folder in your language on the Macintosh system drive. 10. Reboot the Macintosh with the desired extensions on. 11.
  • Page 28 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, set this option to No.
  • Page 29 Installed. If the copier does not have a sorter, use the default (Not Installed). d. Click OK. 8. On the Current Printer Description File dialog box, click OK. 9. Close the Chooser Control Panel. The installation is now complete and you can start sending print jobs to the color server. The printer is installed with a set of default options.
  • Page 30 Getting Started Guide The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains a folder named Winviewer. This folder has all the utilities and files you need to install and setup the Viewer and printer description files on the workstation. The Microsoft Client for Microsoft networks and TCP/IP protocols must be installed on the workstation in order to run the Viewer.
  • Page 31 Adding “_print” or “_hold” to the name identifies the queue type associated with the icon. 13. When the Add Printer Wizard asks if you want to print the test page, click Yes. After the test page prints, click Yes again (even if the test page prints incorrectly). 14.
  • Page 32 Getting Started Guide 8. Restart the Add Printer Wizard by clicking on Start, Settings, Printers and Add Printers. 9. When the Add Printer Wizard prompts for a Local Printer or Network Printer, specify Network Printer and click Next. 10. When the Add Printer Wizard prompts for a network path or queue name, enter the Windows network name of the Splash M Series Color Server’s configured print queue.
  • Page 33 16. If the Add Printer Wizard aks you if you want to keep any files that are in the language of your workstation, keep the files. 17. Go to Section 5.5.3, on page 33 to setup the printer. After adding the color server, configure it by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 34 Getting Started Guide 2. Click on Details. The Details tab, shown in Figure 23, appears. \\Splashm\Splash_print 3. Click on the Spool Settings button. The Spool Settings dialog box, shown in Figure 24, appears. 4. Click on Print directly to printer then click OK. The Spool Setting dialog box closes, but the Details tab (Figure 23) is still displayed.
  • Page 35 6. On the PostScript tab, click Advanced. The Advanced PostScript dialog box, shown in Figure 26, appears. 7. Set the following options: • Use PostScript Level 2 features • Pure binary data • Compress bitmap images 0015647-0001 February 18, 1999 Figure 25: PostScript Tab Figure 26: Advanced PostScript Dialog Box Getting Started Guide...
  • Page 36 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, use the Change Setting pull-down list to set this option to No.
  • Page 37 Splash M Series sorter features. This option is disabled (Not Installed) by default. If the copier connected to your color server has a sorter attached, use the Change Setting pull-down list to set this option to Installed. If the copier does not have a sorter, use the default (Not Installed.) d.
  • Page 38 Getting Started Guide The Splash CD-ROM that shipped with the color server contains a folder named Winviewer. This folder has all the utilities and files you need to install and setup the Viewer and printer description files on the workstation. The Microsoft Client for Microsoft networks and TCP/IP protocols must be installed on the workstation in order to run the Viewer.
  • Page 39 16. When the Confirmation window appears, click OK. 17. When the Add Printer Wizard prompts for the printer model, select SplashM v1.0, then click Next. 18. When the Installation Successful window appears, click Finish. 19. After successfully installing the printer, the Add Printer Wizard may ask if you want your system to use this printer as the default printer.
  • Page 40 Getting Started Guide Always click on Have Disk regardless of whether or not this is the first time you are adding a printer to your workstation. 14. When the Install from Disk window appears, click Browse. 15. The Locate File dialog box appears. Select the Winnt4 folder (the default pathname is c:\Program Files\Splash\M Series Viewer v1.0\Winnt4).
  • Page 41 Getting Started Guide Figure 28: Scheduling Tab 3. Select Print directly to printer and then click OK. 4. Switch to the Device Settings tab (Figure 29). Figure 29: Device Settings Tab 0015647-0001 February 18, 1999 page-41...
  • Page 42 Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier. Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 Support is enabled (Yes) by default. If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5750/Acolor 620 copier, use the default (Yes). If your color server is connected to a Xerox 5790/Acolor 935 or Xerox 5799/Acolor 936 copier, set the Change Setting to No.
  • Page 43 Figure 30: Advanced Tab for Document Default Properties 8. Scroll down and double click on the Document Options folder, then scroll down and double click on the Printer Features folder. 9. Scroll down and select SpotMatch. a. If the M Series server is a model M210 or M310, set the SpotMatch option to disabled.
  • Page 44 Getting Started Guide If this is the first time you are installing the Viewer on a workstation (Windows or Macintosh) on your network, complete the procedure in this section to change the Administrator password on the Splash color server. You only need to change the password once during the installation process.
  • Page 45 Getting Started Guide Pull-down Administration Menu Figure 30: Sample Viewer Window 2. Pull down the Administration menu, and select Log on as shown in Figure 31. Figure 31: Pull-down Logon Menu The Logon dialog box, shown in Figure 32, appears. The default value for User ID is Administrator.
  • Page 46 Getting Started Guide 4. Do not specify a password in the password field. Click OK. You are now in Administrator mode. 5. Pull down the Administration menu, and select Configure, then Password, as shown in Figure 33. The Change Password dialog box, shown in Figure 34, appears. 6.

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