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Xerox 6030/6050/6204 Wide Format
Windows Driver User Guide
701P44732
Version 1.6
November 2005

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  • Page 1 Xerox 6030/6050/6204 Wide Format Windows Driver User Guide 701P44732 Version 1.6 November 2005...
  • Page 2 Global Knowledge & Language Services 800 Phillips Road Bldg. 845-17S Webster, NY 14580 Copyright © 2005 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Copyright protection claimed includes all forms and matters of copyrighted material and information now allowed by statutory...
  • Page 3 Windows Driver). This User Guide describes the procedures and precautions involved in installing and setting up Windows Driver. Refer to the user manuals supplied with the Xerox 6030/ 6050 Wide Format Copier/Printer or the 6204 Wide Format Solution for details on relevant operations.
  • Page 4: Using This Guide

    Using This Guide Organization This guide consists of the following chapters. Chapter 1. Installing Windows Driver Explains how to install Windows Driver into your computer. Chapter 2. Printing Setup Explains how to print using Windows Driver and how to set up the various printing conditions.
  • Page 5 Conventions This User Guide uses the following symbols and conventions: < > key Indicates the keys on the keyboard. Press the <Enter> key. Indicates the menus and display items on the screens. Select either the [On] or [Off] buttons to display [Job Name], [Owner], and [Reason] in that order.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Preface Using This Guide Contents Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)... 2 Setting up Network Printer using an LPR port... 2 Setting the Printer's Spool ... 12 Adding Network Printer (Windows 2000 or Windows XP)... 14 Installing Additional Windows Driver ...
  • Page 7 Chapter 3 System-Related Precautions and Limitations Operating System... 68 Versions that support printer firmware ... 68 Computer Configuration...68 Network Connections...69 What are Logical Printers? ... 69 Windows 98/Me Network Connections...70 Connection Method ...70 Precautions When Setting Up the Printer Parameters... 73 Chapter 4 Uninstalling Windows Driver Uninstallation Procedure...76 Index...
  • Page 8 Contents...
  • Page 9 Chapter Installing Windows Driver This chapter explains how to install Windows Driver into your computer. The method of installing Windows Driver is described separately for each operating system for which there is no installation tool. Refer to the proper section for installation instructions.
  • Page 10: Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver

    Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP) This section explains how to install Windows Driver without an installation tool onto Windows XP computer. The installation procedure will differ in accordance with the printer Proceed to the section that corresponds with the configuration in use. •...
  • Page 11 Select [Local printer attached to this computer] and then click [Next]. Do not select [Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer]. Plug and Play is not supported. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 12 Select [Create a new port], then select [Standard TCP/IP Port] from [Type of port], and click [Next]. If the LPR compatible printer port to be used is already listed, select that port, click [Next] and go to Step [Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard] appears. Click [Next].
  • Page 13 Enter the printer name or IP address in [Printer Name or IP Address], and then click [Next]. The [Port Name] will be entered automatically. Change the entry if necessary. A message stating "Additional Port Information Required. The device could not be identified" appears. Select [Custom], and then click [Settings].
  • Page 14 Select [LPR] for [Protocol]. Enter the logical printer name in [Queue Name] on [LPR Settings], check the [LPR Byte Counting Enabled] check box, and then click [OK]. Do not check the [SNMP Status Enabled] check box. Logical printers are one hundred different types of virtual printer settings stored in the printer.
  • Page 15 Click [Finish]. The dialog box from which to select the printer ' s manufacturer and printer name appear. Click [Have Disk]. The [Install From Disk] dialog box appears. Click [Browse]. The [Locate File] dialog box appears. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 16 Select the folder in which Windows Driver is stored, and then click [Open]. The selected folder appears in [Copy manufacturer ' s files from] in the [Install From Disk] dialog box. Click [OK]. The screen will return to [Add Printer Wizard]. Select the model to be used, and then click [Next].
  • Page 17 Enter any required name if the [Printer name] display needs to be changed. Set whether the printer is to be used as the default printer, and then click [Next]. Select whether the printer is to be shared or not with other printers on the network.
  • Page 18 Enter the printer ' s location and a comment in [Location] and [Comment], and then click [Next]. Select whether to print a test page or not. Click [Next]. The installation details appear. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 19 Click [Finish]. The [Hardware Installation] dialog box appears. Click [Continue Anyway]. Installation can be continued without a problem. Installation will be started. • Go to Step if [Yes] was selected in Step • Go to Step if [No] was selected in Step Check the printed test page, and then click [OK].
  • Page 20: Setting The Printer's Spool

    Check that the printer icon has been added to the [Printers and Faxes] window. This completes the installation of the Windows Driver. The method of changing the printer's spool setting for Windows Driver is explained below. Changing the Printer's Spool Setting After completing the installation, change the printer's spool setting in the printer's [Properties] dialog box.
  • Page 21 Select the [Advanced] tab and select [Start printing after last page is spooled]. Uncheck the [Enable advanced printing features] check box, and then click [OK]. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 22: Adding Network Printer (windows 2000 Or Windows Xp)

    Adding Network Printer (Windows XP) If data is output to a printer using Windows XP, is is necessary to select [Local Printer] on the computer to which the connection has been established and install Windows Driver beforehand. It is also necessary for the user who installs Windows Driver to be registered in order to access Windows 2000 or Windows XP.
  • Page 23 Click [Next]. Select [A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer] and then click [Next]. Click [Next]. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 24 Select the printer to which the connection is to be established from the list, and then click [Next]. Set whether the printer is to be used as the default printer, and then click [Next]. The installation details appear. Click [Finish]. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 25 Check that the printer icon has been added to the [Printers] window. This completes the installation of the Windows Driver. Proceed to the next step to change the printer's spool setting. Refer to "Changing the Printer's Spool Setting" (page 12) for setting method. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 26: Installing Additional Windows Driver

    Xerox has one 6030/6050/6204 Wide Format Windows Driver for Windows 2000/XP and one for Windows 98/Me. Right-click the printer icon on which sharing is enabled, and then select [Sharing].
  • Page 27 The [Additional Drivers] dialog box appears. Check the [Intel Windows 95, 98 and Me] check box, and then click [OK]. Click [Browse]. The [Locate File] dialog box appears. Specify the location of the driver to be added, and then click [Open]. 1.1 Installing Windows Driver (Windows XP)
  • Page 28 Click [OK]. The printer's [Properties] dialog box reappears. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 29: Installing Windows Driver

    Installing Windows Driver (Windows 2000) This section explains how to install Windows Driver onto Windows 2000 computers. The installation procedure will differ in accordance with the printer Proceed to the section that corresponds to the configuration in use. Workstation install •...
  • Page 30 Click [Next]. Select [Local Printer] and then click [Next]. Do not select [Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer]. Plug and Play is not supported. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 31 Select [Create a new port], then select [Standard TCP/IP Port] from [Type], and click [Next]. If the LPR compatible printer port to be used is already listed, select that port, click [Next] and go to Step [Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard] appears. Click [Next].
  • Page 32 Enter the printer name or IP address in [Printer Name or IP Address], and then click [Next]. The [Port Name] will be entered automatically. Change the entry if necessary. A message stating "Additional Port Information Required. The device could not be identified" appears. Select [Custom], and then click [Settings].
  • Page 33 Select [LPR] for [Protocol]. Enter the logical printer name in [Queue Name] on [LPR Settings], check the [LPR Byte Counting Enabled] check box, and then click [OK]. Do not check the [SNMP Status Enabled] check box. Refer to "What are Logical Printers?" (page 69) in "3.2 Network Connections" for details on logical printer.
  • Page 34 Click [Finish]. The dialog box from which to select the printer ' s manufacturers and printer name appear. Click [Have Disk]. The [Install From Disk] dialog box appears. Click [Browse]. The [Locate File] dialog box appears. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 35 Select the folder in which Windows Driver is stored, and then click [Open]. The selected folder appears in [Copy manufacturer ' s files from] in the [Install From Disk] dialog box. Click [OK]. The screen will return to [Add Printer Wizard]. Select the model to be used, and then click [Next].
  • Page 36 Enter any required name if [Printer name] needs to be changed. Set whether the printer is to be used as the default printer, and then click [Next]. Select whether the printer is to be shared or not with other computers on the network.
  • Page 37 Enter the printer ' s location and a comment in [Location] and [Comment], and then click [Next]. Select whether to print out a test page or not, and then click [Next]. The installation details appear. Click [Finish]. A screen stating [Digital Signature Not Found] appears. 1.2 Installing Windows Driver (Windows 2000)
  • Page 38 Click [Yes]. Installation can be continued without problem. Software installation will be started. • Go to Step • Go to Step Check the printed test page, and then click [OK]. Check that the printer icon has been added to the [Printers] window. This completes the installation of Windows Driver Proceed to the next step to change the printer's spool setting of Windows Driver.
  • Page 39: Changing The Printer's Spool Setting

    Setting the Printer's Spool After completing the installation, change the printer's spool setting in the printer's [Properties] dialog box. Sufficient free disk space is required to perform this setting. Refer to "2.2 Windows Driver Settings" (page 48) when changing the other settings. Click the printer icon, and then select [Properties] from the [File] menu.
  • Page 40: Adding Network Printer (windows 2000 Or Windows Xp)

    Adding Network Printer (Windows 2000) If data is output to a printer using Windows 2000, it is necessary to select [Local Printer] on the computer to which the connection has been established and install Windows Driver beforehand.It is also necessary for the user who installs Windows Driver to be registered in order to access Windows 2000 or Windows XP.
  • Page 41 Select [Network Printer] and then click [Next]. Click [Next]. Select the printer to which the connection is to be established from the list, and then click [Next]. 1.2 Installing Windows Driver (Windows 2000)
  • Page 42 Set whether the printer is to be used as the default printer, and then click [Next]. The installation details appear. Click [Finish]. Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 43 Check that the printer icon has been added to the [Printers] window. This completes the installation of the Windows Driver. Proceed to the next step to change the printer's spool setting. Refer to "Changing the Printer's Spool Setting" (page 12) for setting method. 1.2 Installing Windows Driver (Windows 2000)
  • Page 44: Installing Additional Windows Driver

    XP), you can install additional printer drivers on your computer so those users can connect to your printer without being prompted to install the drivers missing from their systems. Xerox has one 6030/6050/6204 Wide Format Windows Driver for Windows 2000/XP and one for Windows 98/Me. Refer to "Installing Additional Windows Driver" (page 18).
  • Page 45: Installing Windows Driver

    Installing Windows Driver (Windows 98/Windows Me) This section explains how to install Windows Driver onto Windows 98 and Windows Me computers. Click [Start] on the task bar, then select [Settings] > [Printers]. The [Printers] window appears. Double-click [Add Printer]. [Add Printer Wizard] appears. Click [Next].
  • Page 46 Select [Local Printer] and then click [Next]. • The TCP/IP Direct Print Utility is available as software for transmitting and • Select [Local Printer] when the TCP/IP Direct Print Utility is to be used. • Select [Network Printer] when connecting to a printer on another computer Click [Have Disk].
  • Page 47 Click [Browse]. The [Open] dialog box appears. Select the folder in which Windows Driver is stored, and then click [OK]. The selected folder appears in [Copy manufacturer ' s files from] in the [Install From Disk] dialog box. Click [OK]. The screen will return to [Add Printer Wizard].
  • Page 48 The system is not able to determine the printer name from the [Port name] when the TCP/IP Direct Print Utility is to be used, so it is necessary to enter the port name in [Printer name]. example: DocuWide 6030/6050 (plt00t) Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 49 Select whether to print out a test page or not. Test pages cannot be printed if a temporary port has been specified in Step in order to use the TCP/IP Direct Print Utility. In this event, always select [No]. Select [Yes (recommended)] to print out the test page in all other cases. Click [Finish] to commence installation.
  • Page 50: Setting The Printer's Spool

    Setting the Printer's Spool After completing the installation, change the printer's spool setting in the printer's [Properties] dialog box. Sufficient free disk space is required to perform this setting. Refer to "2.2 Windows Driver Settings" (page 48) when changing the other settings. Click the printer icon, and then select [Properties] from the [File] menu.
  • Page 51 Select [Start printing after last page is spooled] and then click [OK]. 1.3 Installing Windows Driver (Windows 98/Windows Me)
  • Page 52 Chapter 1 Installing Windows Driver...
  • Page 53: Chapter 2 Printing Setup

    Chapter Chapter 0 Printing Setup Chapter 2 Explains the basic printing operations, and how to set up Windows Driver.
  • Page 54: Printing

    Printing This section explains the basic procedures for printing, Windows XP is used for the examples. Printing procedures will differ depending on the application in use. Refer to the instruction manuals supplied with the application for details. Start up the application and open the document that is to be printed. Click [Print] from the [File] menu.
  • Page 55 Click [Properties] to display the Windows Driver setup screen. • The screen displayed will differ depending on the model. • An image of the printer will not appears in the case of DocuWide 2050. Set up the various parameters for the [Paper] tab, the [Tray/Output] tab, the [Graphics] tab, and the [Header/Footer] tab.
  • Page 56: Windows Driver Settings

    Windows Driver Settings This section explains how to set up the Windows Driver parameters using DocuWide 6050/6030 on Windows XP as an example. Displaying the Windows Driver Setup Screen The following two methods are available for displaying the Windows Driver setup screen.
  • Page 57 Select the icon for the printer that is to be set up, and then select [Properties] from the [File] menu. Select [Printing Preferences] from the [File] menu if the default printer settings are to be changed. The Windows Driver setup screen appears. Click the [Printing Preferences] to display the Windows Driver parameters.
  • Page 58: Windows Driver Settings

    • Click the [Apply] button to confirm the settings for each tab. • The following example uses DocuWide 6050/6030 on Windows XP as an example. [Paper] Tab This section explains the parameters available on the [Paper] tab.
  • Page 59 Output Size Enables the size of the paper for printing to be selected from the drop-down list box. • The [Output Orientation] settings will be disabled if [According to Printer Settings] is specified. • Set up the paper group and size/paper mapping for the logical printer with Print Services on Web or BT-PlotAssistant if [According to Printer Settings] has been selected.
  • Page 60 Output Size According to Printer Settings • [2up] and [4up] in [Multi-up] menu cannot be specified. • [Output Orientation] is automatically set to [Auto] when [Fit to Image Size] is selected. • There is a possibility that the output length is shorter than the specified synchronized length, because the data is clipped after generating the image.
  • Page 61 Synchronized Cut Selects the method of specifying the length of long print paper. There are cases where the image at the bottom of the paper will be lost if the data exceeds the possible printing area of the printer. Set up a bottom margin on the printer if the data exceeds the possible printing area.
  • Page 62 The following operations can be performed in the [Output preview] window. • Print Enables printing by selecting the [Print] menu or clicking the • Zoom Images can be enlarged or reduced for viewing by using the [Display] menu or For Windows 98/Me, scaling can be specified in the range from 10% to 100%. •...
  • Page 63 • The quality of the image displayed in the [Output preview] window differs from the actual printing result. • The [Output Orientation], [Rotate Image 180 degrees], or [Header/Footer] settings are not reflected on the display. • The paper sizes that can be displayed in the [Output preview] window are regular sizes and long print paper of length 1,230 mm or less.
  • Page 64: [tray/output] Tab

    [Tray/Output] Tab This section explains the parameters available on the [Tray/Output] tab. Paper Source Selects the tray from which the paper is to be fed. • The source tray is selected automatically in accordance with the type and size of the media when [Auto] is selected.
  • Page 65 Collate Selects whether to print by page or by group when multiple copies are to be printed. • When [Collate] is set at ON Prints the multiple copies in groups (1, 2, 3 ... 1, 2, 3). • When [Collate] is set at OFF Prints the multiple copies by page (1, 1, 1 ...
  • Page 66 Fold Type Selects the detailed folding settings. • The printer settings are given priority when [According to Printer Settings] is selected. • This will be displayed even if a folder has not been installed optionally. • Selects the size of the binding margin with [Binding Margin]. •...
  • Page 67: [graphics] Tab

    This section explains the parameters available on the [Graphics] tab. Resolution Selects the resolution to be used for printing. • The default setting for 6030/6050/6204 Wide Format, and DocuWide 5070 is [600dpi], and [400dpi] for DocuWide 2050. Normally, use the default settings as they are.
  • Page 68 Convert all colors into Black Prints all characters, drawings, tables and graphs that are not black or white as black when a color image is to be printed in monotone. This prevents fine colored lines from being difficult to see. All areas that have been filled in with the dither process will also be converted to black.
  • Page 69: [header/footer] Tab

    [Header/Footer] Tab This section explains the parameters available on the [Header/Footer] tab. This is not supported with DocuWide 2050. Position Selects the position to print the header and footer. • The parameter set here will be saved in Windows Driver, so the same settings will be available for the next time Windows Driver is started up.
  • Page 70 Time[HH:mm] The time of processing by the plotter will be printed in the header or footer if this check box is set to ON. • The format is hh:mm. • The parameter set here will be saved in Windows Driver, so the same settings will be available the next time Windows Driver is started up.
  • Page 71: [default Settings] Tab

    [Default Settings] Tab This section explains the parameters available on the [Default Settings] tab. The [Default Settings] tab is displayed when the Windows Driver setup screen is started up from the [Start] menu. Refer to the section on "Displaying the Windows Driver Setup Screen from the [Start] Menu"...
  • Page 72 Job Parameter Settings Sets whether to control output from Windows Driver or not. • The printing data will be output in the TIFF format when [Off] is selected. This function facilitates to output the print data to file. • The following parameters cannot be set when [Off] is selected: [Paper] Tab [Tray/Output] Tab [Header/Footer] Tab...
  • Page 73 If you select [Use application setting], a file name is specified based on the document file name sent by the application to the printer driver. The document file name that is sent by the application may differ from the actual file name (which is displayed on the title bar).
  • Page 74 Edit [Paper/Output Size] The Edit [Paper/Output Size] window allows you to select which paper size types to display in the Paper Size and Output Size drop down lists on the Printing Preferences and Printing Defaults windows. • To change the display of a paper size type, highlight the paper size type in the Edit [Paper/Output Size] window list.
  • Page 75: Chapter 3 System-related Precautions And Limitations

    Chapter Chapter 0 System-Related Precautions and Limitations Chapter 3 This chapter explains the precautions that must be observed for the system on which Windows Driver is to be used.
  • Page 76: Operating System

    Operating System Versions that support printer firmware Model 6 0 3 0 / 6 0 5 0 / 6 2 0 4 Format Computer Configuration Computer Supported OS Chapter 3 System-Related Precautions and Limitations Version W i d e All versions Intel Pentium III processor 850 MHz or higher, 256MB or more of memory.
  • Page 77: Network Connections

    Network Connections What are Logical Printers? Logical printers are one hundred different types of virtual printer settings stored in the printer. Each of these one hundred settings can be assigned different printer names. [plt00t] to [plt99t] 3.2 Network Connections...
  • Page 78: Windows 98/me Network Connections

    Windows 98/Me Network Connections Xerox printers use the TCP/IP protocol, and FTP and LPR for transmission purposes. Windows 98 and Me assume that Xerox printers are UNIX network printers capable of transmitting with FTP and LPR. Although Windows 98 and Me are already equipped with networks* for this, Windows Driver cannot be connected directly to the Unix network printer port.
  • Page 79 Creating shared printers to retransmit printing jobs with LPR: It is necessary to create a shared printer* that acts as the printer's LPR port for the connection in order to connect Xerox printers that are connected to a network to Windows 98 and Me computers.
  • Page 80 TCP/IP Direct Print Utility for Windows 95/98/Me (manufactured by Xerox). Supplementary Information Xerox printers support ftp to enable data files to be transmitted from Windows 98 and Me computers to our printers. It is consequently possible to enter the ftp command in the MS-DOS prompt and transfer files after the Windows Driver destination has been specified as [FILE], and the plot data has generated a file on the disk.
  • Page 81: Precautions When Setting Up The Printer Parameters

    Precautions When Setting Up the Printer Parameters • The maximum printable lengths are listed below: • Windows 98/Me: 2,070 mm at 400 dpi, and 1,386 mm at 600 dpi. • Windows 2000/XP: 3,276 mm (with applications equipped with paper outlines) or 15,000 mm (with applications not equipped with paper outlines.) Refer to the Release Note with the Windows Driver for other cautions and restrictions.
  • Page 82 Chapter 3 System-Related Precautions and Limitations...
  • Page 83: Chapter 4 Uninstalling Windows Driver

    Chapter Chapter 0 Uninstalling Windows Driver Chapter 4 This chapter explains how to uninstall (delete) Windows Driver from the system. When upgrading Windows Driver, ensure that the old version has been uninstalled before attempting to install the upgraded version.
  • Page 84: Uninstallation Procedure

    Uninstallation Procedure This section explains how to uninstall Windows Driver, using Windows XP for the examples. Click [Start] on the task bar, then select [Control Panel] > [Printers and Other Hardware] > [Printers and Faxes]. Click [Start] on the taskbar, then select [Settings] > [Printers] with Windows 98, Me, and 2000.
  • Page 85: Index

    ... 63 [Default Settings] Tab ... 59 [Graphics] Tab ... 61 [Header/Footer] Tab ... 21 Installing Plot Driver (Windows 2000) Installing Plot Driver (Windows 98/Windows Me) ... 2 Installing Plot Driver (Windows XP) ... 69 Network Connections ... 68 Operating Environment ...
  • Page 86 Index...

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