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Dell™ 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer User's Guide
To order ink or supplies from Dell:
1. Double-click the icon on your desktop.
2. Visit the Dell website, or order Dell printer supplies by phone.
www.dell.com/supplies
For the best service, ensure that you have the Dell printer Service Tag available.
Finding Information
About Your Printer
Operator Panel Menus
Installing Optional Hardware
Loading Paper
Setting up for Local Printing
Setting up for Network Printing

Software Overview

Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE:
A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your printer.
NOTICE:
A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of data and tells you how to avoid the
problem.
CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
© 2008 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Dell Toner Management System, and OpenManage are trademarks of Dell Inc. Microsoft and
Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows Vista is either a trademark or a
registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Linux is the registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S. and other countries. SuSE is a trademark of Novell, Inc. in the United States and
other countries. Red Hat is a trademark of Red Hat, Inc. Debian is a registered trademark of Software in the Public Interest, Inc. and managed by
the Debian project. Linspire is a trademark of Linspire, Inc. Ubuntu is a trademark of Canonical Limited. Red Flag is a trademark of Red Flag
Software Co., Ltd.
Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products.
Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
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provisions: Dell Inc., One Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas, 78682, USA.
Printing
Maintaining Your Printer
Administrative Support
Troubleshooting Your Printer
Specifications
Appendix
Licensing Notice

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  • Page 1: Software Overview

    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo, Dell Toner Management System, and OpenManage are trademarks of Dell Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows Vista is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 2 Model 2330d-2330dn June 2008 SRV HX750 Rev. A00...
  • Page 3: Finding Information

    How to care for and maintain my printer How to troubleshoot and solve problems Drivers and Utilities CD Software and Drivers—Certified drivers for your printer and installers for Dell printer software Readme files—Last minute technical changes, or advanced technical reference material for experienced users or technicians...
  • Page 4 NOTE: If you purchased your Dell computer and printer at the same time, documentation and drivers for your printer are already installed on your computer. Express Service Code and Number Express Service Code and Number How to identify your printer when you use These labels are located on your printer.
  • Page 5: Printing Documents

    Printing Printing Documents Printing on Envelopes Printing Using the Multipurpose Feeder Printing on Letterhead Printing a Two-Sided Document (Duplex Printing) Printing a Poster Printing Multiple Page Images on One Page (N-Up Printing) Printing on Transparencies Printing a Booklet Canceling a Print Job Printing Documents 1.
  • Page 6 5. Select the appropriate paper type. 6. Make any necessary changes to your document. 7. Click OK. 8. Click OK on the Print window to send the job to print. Printing a Two-Sided Document (Duplex Printing) Printing on both sides of the paper reduces printing costs. You can choose how you want your job duplexed: long edge or short edge.
  • Page 7: Printing A Booklet

    3. In the Multipage printing (N-up) section, specify the number of pages you want printed on a sheet by typing a number or using the arrows in the combo box. 4. Click OK. 5. Click OK on the Print window to send the job to print. Printing a Booklet The Booklet setting lets you print multiple pages in booklet form without having to re-format your document so the pages print in the proper order.
  • Page 8: Printing On Letterhead

    The Printing Preferences dialog box opens. 4. Click the Paper tab. 5. Select Envelope from the Paper Type drop-down list. 6. Make any necessary changes to your document. 7. Click OK. 8. Click OK on the Print window to send the job to print. Printing on Letterhead 1.
  • Page 9: Printing A Poster

    Printing a Poster The Poster setting lets you print a single image across several pages. Once printed, you can combine the pages to create one large image. 1. With your document open, click File® Print. 2. Click Properties (or Options, Printer, or Setup, depending on the application or operating system). The Printing Preferences dialog box opens.
  • Page 10: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job From the Printer Operator Panel Press the Cancel button twice to stop the current print job. From Your Computer 1. In Windows Vista (default Start menu): a. Click ® Control Panel. b. Click Hardware and Sound. c.
  • Page 11: About Your Printer

    About Your Printer Understanding Printer Parts Understanding the Operator Panel Choosing the Right Cable Understanding Printer Parts Part Description 1 Front exit Slot from where the paper exits the printer. 2 Output bin extender Support for the paper as it exits the printer. 3 Multipurpose feeder cover Door to gain access to the multipurpose feeder.
  • Page 12 Enter the Express Service Code to direct your call when contacting technical support. NOTE: The Express Service Code is not available in all countries. 15 Supplies reorder Information on where you can order toner cartridges or paper: visit www.dell.com/supplies. label Part Description 16 USB port Slot into which you plug the USB cable (sold separately).
  • Page 13: Understanding The Operator Panel

    21 Locking device Security lock that provides physical security to your printer. 22 Rear exit Door allows print jobs to exit the printer flat, such as those printed on transparencies or cardstock. Understanding the Operator Panel The operator panel contains: Power indicator light Two-line LCD display Six buttons...
  • Page 14 Choosing the Right Cable Your printer interconnection cable must meet the following requirements: Connection Cable certification USB 2.0 Parallel IEEE-1284 10/100/1000 Ethernet CAT-5E...
  • Page 15: Maintaining Your Printer

    Dell. Ordering Supplies Printer Attached to a Network 1. Type your printer IP address in your Web browser to launch the Dell Configuration Web Tool. 2. Click www.dell.com/supplies. Printer Attached Locally to a Computer 1.
  • Page 16: Storing Supplies

    Storing Supplies Storing Print Media Use the following guidelines for proper print media storage. These help avoid paper feeding problems and uneven print quality. For best results, store print media in an environment where the temperature is approximately 21°C (70°F) and the relative humidity is 40%.
  • Page 17 Extended light exposure can cause print quality problems. 1. Turn the printer off. 2. Open the front cover by pressing the door release button on the right side of the printer and lowering the cover. 3. Pull the toner cartridge assembly up and out using the handle after pressing the button on the base of the imaging drum.
  • Page 18: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    NOTICE: Do not leave the new imaging drum kit exposed to direct light for an extended period of time. Extended light exposure can cause print quality problems. 7. Install the toner cartridge assembly into the new imaging drum kit by aligning the white rollers on the toner cartridge with the white arrows on the tracks of the imaging drum kit and pushing the toner cartridge in as far as it will go.
  • Page 19 NOTICE: When replacing a toner cartridge, do not leave the new cartridge exposed to direct light for an extended period of time. Extended light exposure can cause print quality problems. 1. Turn the printer off. 2. Open the front cover by pressing the button on the right side of the printer and lowering the cover. 3.
  • Page 20: Cleaning Your Printer

    CAUTION: Using controls, making adjustments, or performing procedures other than those specified in your user documentation or in the instructions provided to you by Dell may result in exposure to hazardous radiation. 1. Turn the printer off and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and disconnect all cables to the printer before proceeding.
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Exterior Of The Printer

    4. Locate the glass printhead lens, which is located within the recessed area in the top of the printer. 5. Gently wipe the printhead lens with a clean, dry, lint-free cloth. NOTICE: Not using a clean, dry, lint-free cloth may result in damage to the printhead lens. 6.
  • Page 22: Operator Panel Menus

    Operator Panel Menus Menu List Paper Menu Reports Network/Ports Settings Menu List Main Menu Paper Menu Reports Network/Ports Settings 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll the main menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 23 Substitute Size Statement/A5 Letter/A4 All Listed* Custom Types Custom Type <x> (where x represents 1–6) Recycled Size/Type Tray <x> MP Feeder Manual Paper Manual Envelope Duplex Paper Texture Plain* Card Stock Transparency Labels Bond Letterhead Preprinted Colored Paper Envelope Rough Envelope Light Paper Heavy Paper Rough/Cotton...
  • Page 24 Rough/Cotton Recycled Custom Type <x> (where x represents 1–6) Paper Loading Bond Letterhead Preprinted Colored Paper Light Paper Heavy Paper Rough/Cotton Recycled Custom Type <x> (where x represents 1–6) Universal Units of Measure Setup Portrait Width Portrait Height Feed Direction *Factory default setting 1.
  • Page 25 Manual—Treats the multipurpose feeder like a manual feed tray. Load Manual appears when a single sheet of print media needs to be inserted into the multipurpose feeder. NOTE: The Cassette setting configures the multipurpose feeder as an automatic paper source. Substitute Substitute a specified paper size if the requested paper size is not available.
  • Page 26 Executive Folio Statement Universal NOTE: For more information, see Universal Setup. 7 3/4 Envelope 9 Envelope 10 Envelope B5 Envelope C5 Envelope DL Envelope Other Envelope MP Feeder Type Identify the type of print media loaded in the multipurpose feeder. Plain Card Stock Transparency...
  • Page 27: Paper Texture

    Custom Type <x> (where x represents 1–6) Duplex Size Identify the size of print media loaded for integrated duplex printing. Folio Duplex Type Identify the type of print media loaded for integrated duplex printing. Plain* Recycled Bond Letterhead Preprinted Colored Paper Light Paper Heavy Paper Rough/Cotton...
  • Page 28: Paper Weight

    Rough/Cotton Recycled Custom Type <x> (where x represents 1–6) *Factory default setting Paper Weight From this menu: You can: Plain Identify the relative weight of the print media loaded in a specific tray and ensures that the toner adheres properly to the printed page. Card Stock Light Transparency...
  • Page 29: Universal Setup

    Universal Setup From this You can: menu: Units of Specify the height, width, and feed direction of the Universal Paper Size. Measure Inches* (US) Millimeters* (non-US) Portrait Set the portrait width of the universal media. Width 3–48 inches 76–1219 mm NOTE: If the width exceeds the maximum, the printer uses the maximum width allowed.
  • Page 30 Asset Report 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll the Reports menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 31: Pcl

    Network/Ports Mode Mode Main Menu Network/Port Network Parallel Network Mode Main Menu Mode Main Menu Network PCL SmartSwitch PS SmartSwitch NPA Mode Network Buffer MAC Binary PS Standard Network Setup Each Network sub-menu only appears if the device has a standard network card or if additional network card have been installed.
  • Page 32: Pcl

    USB Buffer MAC Binary PS USB With ENA NOTE: Applicable only to Dell 3300 Wireless Print Adapter (Sold separately). IPX Frame Use the USB menu to change printer settings on jobs sent through a USB port. 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll the USB menu.
  • Page 33: Parallel Mode

    4-field IP address (0.0.0.0*) NOTE: The settings are shown when an ENA is attached. NOTE: This is applicable only to Dell 3300 Wireless Print Adapter (Sold separately). IPX Frame Allow the adapter to initiate conversations by setting the Ethernet value.
  • Page 34 Advanced Status Protocol Honor Init Parallel Mode 2 MAC Binary PS Parallel With ENA Use the Parallel menu to change printer settings on jobs sent through a parallel port. 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll the Parallel menu. 2.
  • Page 35 Standard Fastbytes* Honor Init Determine whether the printer honors hardware initialization requests from the computer. The computer requests initialization by activating the INIT signal on the parallel interface. Many personal computers activate the INIT signal each time the computer is turned on and off.
  • Page 36: Alarm Control

    Run Initial Setup Alarms Timeouts Print Recovery Factory Defaults 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll to the General Settings menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 37: Power Saver Mode

    Toner Alarm Off* Single Continuous Timeouts Specify the number of minutes of inactivity before the system enters a lower power state. Power Saver Mode Disabled 1–240 minutes 60 minutes* Screen Timeout 15*–300 seconds Print Timeout Disabled 1–255 seconds 90 seconds* Wait Timeout Disabled 15–65535 seconds...
  • Page 38: Setup Mode

    Setup Mode Main Menu Mode Main Menu Setup Printer Language Print Area Download Target Resource Save 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll to the Setup menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 39 Main Menu Mode Main Menu Finishing Sides (Duplex) Duplex Bind Copies Blank Pages Collation Separator Sheets Separator Source N-up (Pages/Side) N-up Ordering Orientation N-up Border The finishing menu specifies the default finishing for all print jobs. 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll to the Finishing menu.
  • Page 40 On—Prints the entire job the number of times specified by the Copies menu item. For example, if you set Copies to 2 and send three pages to print, the printer prints page 1, page 2, page 3, page 1, page 2, page 3. Off*—Prints each page of a job the number of times specified by the Copies menu item.
  • Page 41 Pixel Boost Toner Darkness Enhance Fine Lines Gray Correction Brightness Contrast 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll to the Quality menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 42: Postscript Mode

    Correction Auto* Manual Auto applies different gray values to each object on the printed page. Off turns off gray correction. Brightness Adjust the gray value of printed images. -6 to +6 Contrast Adjust the contrast of printed images. 0–5 * Factory default setting Utilities Mode Mode Menu Mode Main Menu...
  • Page 43 1. From the menu list, use the Arrow buttons to scroll to the PostScript menu. 2. Press the Select button 3. Press the Right Arrow button until the heading you want appears on the display, and then press the Select button 4.
  • Page 44 Font Source Specify the set of fonts used by the Font Name menu item. Resident* Font Name Identify a specific font and the option where it is stored. Range: R0* – R90 Symbol Set Specify the symbol set for each font name. Default: 10U PC-8 PCL Emulation Settings Point Size...
  • Page 45 *Factory default setting...
  • Page 46: Administrative Support

    Administrative Support Using the Embedded Web Server Locking the Operator Panel Menus Using the Embedded Web Server Creating an Administrative Password Using the Embedded Web Server If the printer is installed on a network, the Embedded Web Server is available for a range of functions: Configuring printer settings Checking the status of the printer supplies Configuring network settings...
  • Page 47: Creating An Administrative Password

    5. Click Submit to save the PIN. To change the PIN, click Reset Form. Creating an Administrative Password Creating an administrative password allows a system support person to password-protect printer settings. To prevent a user from changing a printer setting, the operator panel should be locked and an administrative password should be set.
  • Page 48 Installing Optional Hardware Installing the 550-Sheet Optional Drawer Installing an Optional Memory Card Installing the 550-Sheet Optional Drawer An optional drawer attaches under the printer. A drawer consists of two parts: a tray and a support unit. Your printer supports one optional drawer that holds up to 550 sheets of paper.
  • Page 49: Installing An Optional Memory Card

    Click Start® Control Panel. b. Double-click Printers and Other Hardware. c. Double-click Printers and Faxes. 7. Right-click the Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer icon. 8. Click Properties. 9. Click Install Options. 10. Click Ask Printer. 11. Click OK. 12. Click OK, and then close the Printers folder.
  • Page 50 XP and 2000: a. Click Start® Control Panel. b. Double-click Printers and Other Hardware. c. Double-click Printers and Faxes. 11. Right-click the Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer icon. 12. Click Properties. 13. Click Install Options. NOTE: Memory cards designed for other printers may not work with your printer.
  • Page 51 If this does not resolve this issue, check the USB cable connection with the printer. If failure persists, then changing the USB cable might help. If the above steps do not resolve this issue, then try uninstalling and reinstalling the Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer driver.
  • Page 52: Setup Problems

    How do I find the printer IP and MAC address? Printing a Network Setup Page. How do I change the printer IP address by using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool? Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. I am unable to set up wireless connection with Dell Wireless Print Adapter 3300.
  • Page 53 In Windows XP and Windows 2000: Click Start® Programs or All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer. If the printer does not appear in the list of printers, the printer software is not installed. Install the printer software. For more...
  • Page 54: Printer Problems

    3. Print a job to each of these print objects to see which printer is active. 4. Set that print object as the default printer: a. Right-click the Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer icon. b. Click Set as Default Printer. 5. Delete the other copies of the print object by right-clicking the printer name and selecting Delete.
  • Page 55: Error Messages

    Error Messages Close Door The printer front cover is open. Close the front door of the printer. Install Tray <x> or Cancel Print Job The printer is requesting that a specified device be installed so it can print a job. Insert the specified tray or press the Cancel button to cancel the print job.
  • Page 56 Load the specified paper in the multipurpose feeder. To ignore the request and print on paper already installed in one of the input sources, press the Back button . The current job may not print correctly. If the printer finds a tray of the correct type and size, it feeds paper from that tray. If the printer cannot find a tray with the correct paper type and size, it prints on whatever paper is loaded in the default input source.
  • Page 57: Short Paper

    If the toner cartridge is not installed, install it. If the toner cartridge is installed, remove it and install a new toner cartridge. 31 Defective Toner Cartridge Remove and install a new toner cartridge. 32 Unsupported Toner Cartridge Remove the specified toner cartridge, and then install a supported one. 34 Short Paper Ensure that the paper you loaded is large enough.
  • Page 58: Memory Full

    deleting unnecessary fonts or macros. 37 Insufficient Defrag Memory To clear the message, press the Back button . The current job may not print correctly. To cancel the print job, press the Cancel button To prevent this error in the future install additional memory. 38 Memory Full To clear the message and continue printing, press the Back button .
  • Page 59: Standard Usb Port Disabled

    The printer discards any data received through the parallel port. To ignore the message and continue printing, press the Back button . The current job may not print correctly. To cancel the print job, press the Cancel button Ensure that the Parallel Buffer menu item is not set to Disabled. For more information see Parallel Buffer.
  • Page 60: Toner Low

    To cancel the print job, press the Cancel button 84 Imaging Drum Life Warning/PC Unit Life Warning NOTE: You receive the imaging drum life warning only if you have the Toner Alarm set to On. To ignore the message and continue printing, press the Back button .
  • Page 61 3. Press the button on the base of the imaging drum and pull the toner cartridge assembly up and out using the handle. CAUTION: The inside of the printer might be hot. To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching it.
  • Page 62: Paper Jam

    7. Install the imaging drum kit with the toner cartridge assembly into the printer by aligning the blue arrow guides of the imaging drum kit with the blue arrows found in the printer and pushing the imaging drum into the printer as far as it will go.
  • Page 63 CAUTION: The inside of the printer might be hot. To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching it. 4. Lift the base of the imaging drum kit and gently pull it up and slide it out of the printer. CAUTION: The inside of the printer might be hot.
  • Page 64 8. Close the front cover. 9. Turn the printer back on. 10. Send the print job to the printer again. 202 Paper Jam There is a paper jam at the printer exit sensor. 1. Turn the printer off before checking the printer. 2.
  • Page 65 3. Remove the jammed paper. 4. Close the rear exit. 5. Turn the printer back on. 6. Send the print job to the printer again. 233 Paper Jam — Check Duplex There is a paper jam in the front of the duplex unit. 1.
  • Page 66 4. Replace Tray 1. 5. Turn the printer back on. 6. Send the print job to the printer again. 234 Paper Jam — Check Duplex There is a paper jam in the duplex unit, but the printer cannot identify the location. 1.
  • Page 67 4. Replace Tray 1. 5. Open the rear exit. 6. Remove any jammed paper. 7. Close the rear exit. 8. Turn the printer back on. 9. Send the print job to the printer again. 235 Paper Jam — Check Duplex There is a paper jam at the output bin because the paper used was too narrow for the duplex unit.
  • Page 68 2. Open the rear exit. 3. Remove the jammed paper. 4. Close the rear exit. 5. Replace the narrow paper in Tray 1 with a wider paper. 6. Turn the printer back on. 7. Send the print job to the printer again. 24x Paper Jam —...
  • Page 69 4. Insert the tray. 5. Turn the printer back on. 6. Send the print job to the printer again. Jam in Tray 2 1. Turn the printer off before checking the printer. 2. Pull Tray 2 out. CAUTION: The inside of the printer might be hot. To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching it.
  • Page 70 CAUTION: Make sure all paper fragments are removed. 4. Insert the tray. 5. Turn the printer back on. 6. Send your print job to the printer again. 251 Paper Jam — Check Multipurpose Feeder 1. Turn the printer off before checking the printer. 2.
  • Page 71: Clearing Paper Jams

    6. Turn the printer back on. 7. Send the print job to the printer again. General Guidelines for Selecting or Loading Print Media Attempting to print on damp, curled, wrinkled, or torn paper can cause paper jams and poor print quality. Use only high-quality, copier-grade paper for the best print quality.
  • Page 72 It is recommended that you clear the entire paper path when a paper jam occurs. NOTE: Turn the printer off before checking the printer. CAUTION: To reduce the risk of injury when clearing paper jams allow the surface to cool before touching. Paper jam in the paper path 1.
  • Page 73 Paper jam not visible Near the multipurpose feeder 1. Open the multipurpose feeder door. 2. Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it from the printer. 3. Close the multipurpose feeder door. Near the paper input tray 1. Remove the paper input tray. 2.
  • Page 74 Near the output bin extender 1. Press the door release button on the right side of the printer to open the front cover. 2. Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it from the printer. 3. Close the front cover. Near the rear exit 1.
  • Page 75: Paper Problems

    Print Quality Problems Use the following information to find solutions for printing problems you encounter. If you cannot fix the problem, contact Dell at support.dell.com. You may have a printer part that requires cleaning or replacement by a service technician.
  • Page 76 Print is too light. The Toner Darkness setting is too light. You are using paper that does not meet the printer specifications. The toner cartridge is low on toner. The toner cartridge is defective. Try the following: Select a different Toner Darkness setting before sending the job to print.
  • Page 77 You are using transparencies that do not meet the printer specifications. The Paper Type setting is set to something other than Transparency. Try the following: Use only transparencies recommended by Dell. Ensure that the Paper Type setting is Transparency. Toner specks appear on the page.
  • Page 78 Toner is in the paper path. Try the following: Replace the toner cartridge. Replace the fuser Call for service. Toner rubs off the paper easily when you handle the sheets. The Paper Texture setting is wrong for the type of paper or specialty media you are using. The Paper Weight setting is wrong for the type of paper or specialty media you are using.
  • Page 79 Ensure that the Paper Size setting matches the paper loaded in the tray. Print is skewed (inappropriately slanted). The guides in the selected tray are not in the correct position for the paper size loaded in the tray. The multipurpose feeder guides are not in the correct position for the paper size loaded in the feeder. Try the following: Move the guides in the tray so they rest against the edges of the paper.
  • Page 80 Mac OS X Features Why do some applications not print multiple copies as expected? Some applications handle the printing of multiple copies differently. Some versions of Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader treat multiple copies of a job as a single copy job with multiple pages. The following features will not work as expected when printing multiple copies using these applications.
  • Page 81: Calling For Service

    Why are there duplicates of some of the screen fonts? The fonts in your printer are not identical to the screen fonts provided by Apple. Dell provides screen fonts that match the printer fonts. Using these screen fonts allows you to make sure that the printed output will match what you see on the computer screen.
  • Page 82 Try turning your printer off and back on again. If your printer is still not operating properly, call for service. If you are able to print, press the Menu button to print a menu settings page, which lists the printer model type and other information the service representative may need to know. For more information, contact Dell at support.dell.com.
  • Page 83: Loading Paper

    Setting up for Network Printing. Dell™ 2330d Laser Printer — Attached Locally to a Computer After you set the Paper Size and Paper Type to the correct settings for the size and type used in the trays, then any trays containing the same size and type are automatically linked by the printer.
  • Page 84 Dell 2330dn Laser Printer — Attached to a Network Setting the paper size and type for the printer is done through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. NOTE: Configuring paper trays through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool is available only on the Dell 2330dn Laser Printer.
  • Page 85 c. Move the rear paper guide to the back of the paper tray. 3. Flex a stack of paper back and forth. Straighten the edges on a level surface. 4. Load the paper in the tray with the print side facing down. Ensure that the paper is below the maximum fill line on the side paper guides.
  • Page 86: Using The Rear Exit

    5. Slide the two side guides and the rear guide until they rest against the edges of the paper. 6. Replace the tray. 7. Extend the paper support on the output bin. Using the Rear Exit The single-sheet rear exit provides a straight-through paper path to help reduce curling and potential jams. This is especially useful for specialty media, such as transparencies, envelopes, labels, card stock, or index cards.
  • Page 87: Using The Multipurpose Feeder

    Using the Multipurpose Feeder Configuring the Multipurpose Feeder This setting is used to designate the mode of operation for the multipurpose feeder. Mode Cassette* The multipurpose feeder source: functions as a non-sensing automatic source is assigned an installed size and paper type like any of the other input sources is included in the value lists of all printer settings such as the Paper Source...
  • Page 88: Loading The Multipurpose Feeder

    2. Slide the multipurpose feeder tray forward. 3. Pull the extension so it flips forward. 4. Guide the extension down gently to fully extend the multipurpose feeder. Loading the Multipurpose Feeder To load the multipurpose feeder: 1. Place a sheet of the selected print media, print side facing up, at the center of the multipurpose feeder, but only to the point where its leading edge can contact the paper guides.
  • Page 89 NOTE: Do not exceed the maximum stack height by forcing paper or specialty media under the stack height limiters which are located on the guides. 2. Adjust the paper guides to the print media's width. 3. Prepare the print media for loading. Flex sheets of paper or paper labels back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them.
  • Page 90: Linking And Unlinking Trays

    4. Hold both sides of the print media close to the multipurpose feeder, and push it into the printer until it automatically engages. There is a brief pause between the time the printer engages the print media and when it feeds into the printer. NOTICE: Do not force the print media into the feeder.
  • Page 91: Linking Trays

    Linking trays Tray linking is useful for large print jobs or multiple copies. When one linked tray is empty, paper feeds from the next linked tray. When the Paper Size and Paper Type settings are the same for any trays, the trays are automatically linked. The Paper Size setting is automatically sensed according to the position of the paper guides in each tray except the multipurpose feeder.
  • Page 92: Specifications

    Specifications Overview Print Media Guidelines Environmental Specifications Media Types and Sizes Noise Emissions Levels Font Summary Emulation, Compatibility, and Connectivity Cables Operating System Support Certifications MIB Compatibility Overview 2330d 2330dn Base memory 32 MB 32 MB Maximum memory 160 MB 288 MB Connectivity Parallel...
  • Page 93: Table Of Contents

    Declared Sound Power Level Limit (LWAd) Printing 52 dBA 6.5 Bels Idle 26 dBA Inaudible Emulation, Compatibility, and Connectivity Emulations Dell 2330d Laser Printer PostScript 3 PCL 5e PCL 6 Dell 2330dn Laser Printer PostScript 3 PCL 5e PCL 6 Compatibility ®...
  • Page 94: Windows Vista

    This printer complies with standard industry MIB specifications, allowing the printer to be recognized and managed by various printer and network management software systems, such as Dell OpenManage™, IT Assistant, Hewlett-Packard OpenView, CA Unicenter, Hewlett-Packard Web JetAdmin, Lexmark MarkVision Professional, and so Print Media Guidelines Selecting the right paper or other media reduces printing problems.
  • Page 95: Media Types And Sizes

    Use transparencies designed for laser printers. Use paper labels designed for laser printers. Use envelopes made from 24 lb (90 g/m ) bond paper. To reduce paper jams, do not use envelopes that: Have excessive curl. Are stuck together. Contain windows, holes, perforations, cutouts, or embossing. Use metal clasps, string ties, or metal folding bars.
  • Page 96: Pcl Font List

    A6 is supported only for grain long papers. Single-sided paper labels are supported for occasional use. It is recommended to print 20 or less pages of paper labels a month. Vinyl, pharmacy, or dual-sided labels are not supported. The capacity may be reduced on specific kinds of paper labels. Font Summary Fonts/Options 2330d...
  • Page 97 Univers Condensed Italic Univers Medium CdMdIt Univers Condensed Bold Univers CdBd Univers Condensed Bold Italic Univers CdBdIt Garamond Antiqua Garamond Antiqua Garamond Kursiv Garamond Krsv Garamond Halbfett Garamond Hlb Garamond Kursiv Garamond KrsvHlb Halbfett CG Omega CG Omega CG Omega Italic CG Omega It CG Omega Bold CG Omega Bd...
  • Page 98 ITC Avant Garde Demi ITCAvantGard Db ITC Avant Garde Demi ITCAvantGardDbOb S Oblique Century Schoolbook NwCentSchlbk Rmn S Roman Century Schoolbook NwCentSchlbk It Italic Century Schoolbook Bold NwCentSchlbk Bd Century Schoolbook Bold NwCentSchlbkBdIt Italic ITC Zapf Chancery ZapfChanceryMdIt Medium Italic CourierPS CourierPS CourierPS Oblique...
  • Page 99: Desktop

    ISO 8859-15 Latin 9 PC-8 Code Page 437 PC-8 Danish/Norwegian (437N) PC-850 Multilingual PC-858 Multilingual Euro PC-860 Portugal PC-861 Iceland PC-863 Canadian French PC-865 Nordic PC-1004 OS/2 ABICOMP Brazil/Portugal ABICOMP International Roman-8 Roman-9 Roman Extension PS Text Macintosh Text DeskTop Ventura International Latin 2 Windows 98 Latin 2...
  • Page 100 Russian-GOST PC-8 Bulgarian Ukrainian Greek Windows 98 Greek ISO 8859-7 Latin/Greek PC-869 Greece PC-851 Greece PC-8 Latin/Greek PC-8 Greek Alternate Greek-8 Specials Ventura Math PS Math Math-8 Pi Font Microsoft Publishing PC-911 Katakana POSTNET Barcode OCR-A OCR-B C39 Bar Code (Upper Case) C39 Bar Code (plus Lower Case) C39 Bar Code (plus Human Readable) Symbol...
  • Page 101: Ps Font List

    ISO 14: JIS ASCII ISO 57: Chinese ISO 10: Swedish ISO : Spanish ISO 85: Spanish ISO 16: Portuguese ISO 84: Portuguese ISO 61: Norwegian version 2 PS Font List PostScript Font Name Character Sets Supported AlbertusMT AlbertusMT-Italic AlbertusMT-Light AntiqueOlive-Roman L1, L2, L5, L6 AntiqueOlive-Italic L1, L2, L5, L6...
  • Page 102 Helvetica L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Oblique L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Bold L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-BoldOblique L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Light Helvetica-LightOblique Helvetica-Black Helvetica-BlackOblique Helvetica-Narrow L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Narrow-Oblique L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Narrow-Bold L1, L2, L5, L6 Helvetica-Narrow-BoldOblique L1, L2, L5, L6 Intl-CG-Times L1, L2, L5, L6, Cyr, Grk...
  • Page 103 Palatino-BoldItalic L1, L2, L5, L6 Symbol non-text font Times-Roman L1, L2, L5, L6 Times-Italic L1, L2, L5, L6 Times-Bold L1, L2, L5, L6 Times-BoldItalic L1, L2, L5, L6 TimesNewRomanPSMT L1, L2, L5, L6, Cyr, Grk TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT L1, L2, L5, L6, Cyr, Grk TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT L1, L2, L5, L6, Cyr, Grk TimesNewRomanPS-BoldItalicMT...
  • Page 104: Setting Up For Local Printing

    Setting up for Local Printing ® Windows ® Mac OS X: Adding the Printer in Print Center or Printer Setup Utility ® Linux ® Windows Some Windows operating systems may already include a printer driver that is compatible with the printer. NOTE: Installing custom drivers do not replace the system driver.
  • Page 105 When the Drivers and Utilities CD launches, click Cancel. 2. In Windows Vista (default Start menu): a. Click ® Control Panel. b. Click Hardware and Sound. c. Click Printers. In Windows XP (default Start menu): a. Click Start® Control Panel. b.
  • Page 106: Installing Additional Printer Software

    11. Proceed through the rest of the Add Printer Wizard, and then click Finish to install the printer driver. Installing Additional Printer Software 1. Turn on your computer, and insert the Drivers and Utilities CD. The Drivers and Utilities CD should launch the installation software automatically. 2.
  • Page 107 Printer software packages and installation instructions are available on the Drivers and Utilities CD. All the printer software supports local printing using a parallel connection. To launch the installation instructions for Linux: 1. Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD. If the Drivers and Utilities CD automatically launches, click Cancel. 2.
  • Page 108: Dell Technical Support Policy

    Software & Peripherals (DellWare), ReadyWare, and Custom Factory Integration (CFI/DellPlus). Contacting Dell You can access Dell Support at support.dell.com. Select your region on the WELCOME TO DELL SUPPORT page, and fill in the requested details to access help tools and information.
  • Page 109: Warranty And Return Policy

    Warranty and Return Policy Dell Inc. (“Dell”) manufactures its hardware products from parts and components that are new or equivalent to new in accordance with industry-standard practices. For information about the Dell warranty for your printer, refer to the Product...
  • Page 110: Setting Up For Network Printing

    Setting up for Network Printing ® Windows Install the Shared Printer on Client Computers ® Mac OS X: Adding the Printer in Print Center or Printer Setup Utility ® Linux Printing a Network Setup Page ® Windows In Windows environments, network printers can be configured for direct printing or shared printing. Both network printing methods require the installation of the printer software and the creation of a network printer port.
  • Page 111 During software installation, the printer is set up to be “shared” so that other network computers can print to it. Direct Attachment With a Network Cable (Using a Print Server) A print server is any designated computer that centrally manages all client print jobs. If you are sharing your printer in a small workgroup environment and want to control all print jobs on this network, connect the printer to a print server.
  • Page 112 c. Verify the test page printed on the printer(s). d. Click Finish. Direct Attachment With a Network Cable (No Print Server) 1. Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD. The Drivers and Utilities CD launches the installation software automatically. 2. When the Drivers and Utilities CD screen appears, click Network Installation - Install the printer for use on a network, and then click Next.
  • Page 113: Shared Printing

    In order to use one of these methods, you must first share the printer and then install the shared printer on client computers. However, if you use one of these Microsoft methods, you will not have all the Dell features, such as the Status Monitor, that are installed using the Drivers and Utilities CD.
  • Page 114: Point And Print

    shown underneath the printer icon. Browse My Network Places or Network Neighborhood. Find the host name of the server, and look for the shared name you assigned to the printer. Now that the printer is shared, you can install the printer on network clients using the Point and Print method or the Peer-to- Peer method.
  • Page 115 When a test page prints successfully, printer installation is completed. Peer-to-Peer If you use the Peer-to-Peer method, the printer software is fully installed on each client computer. Network clients retain control of software modifications. The client computer handles the print job processing. 1.
  • Page 116 3. Double-click Printers and Faxes. In Windows XP (Classic Start menu): Click Start® Settings® Printers and Faxes. In Windows Vista (Classic Start menu) and all other Windows versions: Click Start® Settings® Printers. b. Right-click the printer you just created. c. Click Properties. d.
  • Page 117: Printing A Network Setup Page

    b. Choose the AppleTalk Zone from the list. NOTE: Look under the AppleTalk heading on the printer network setup page to know which zone and printer to select. c. Choose the printer from the list, and then click Add. 5. Verify the printer installation. a.
  • Page 118: Licensing Notice

    Software based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group. The Dell modified GNU licensed software is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the licenses referenced above. These licenses do not provide you any rights to the Dell- or third-party-copyrighted software in this printer.
  • Page 119 Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it.
  • Page 120 c. If the modified program normally reads commands interactively when run, you must cause it, when started running for such interactive use in the most ordinary way, to print or display an announcement including an appropriate copyright notice and a notice that there is no warranty (or else, saying that you provide a warranty) and that users may redistribute the program under these conditions, and telling the user how to view a copy of this License.
  • Page 121 of any such claims; this section has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system, which is implemented by public license practices. Many people have made generous contributions to the wide range of software distributed through that system in reliance on consistent application of that system; it is up to the author/donor to decide if he or she is willing to distribute software through any other system and a licensee cannot impose that choice.
  • Page 122 2, hence the version number 2.1.] Preamble The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public Licenses are intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users.
  • Page 123 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION 0. This License Agreement applies to any software library or other program which contains a notice placed by the copyright holder or other authorized party saying it may be distributed under the terms of this Lesser General Public License (also called "this License").
  • Page 124 4. You may copy and distribute the Library (or a portion or derivative of it, under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above provided that you accompany it with the complete corresponding machine- readable source code, which must be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange.
  • Page 125 things: a. Accompany the combined library with a copy of the same work based on the Library, uncombined with any other library facilities. This must be distributed under the terms of the Sections above. b. Give prominent notice with the combined library of the fact that part of it is a work based on the Library, and explaining where to find the accompanying uncombined form of the same work.
  • Page 126 INABILITY TO USE THE LIBRARY (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE LIBRARY TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS How to Apply These Terms to Your New Libraries If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the public, we recommend making it free...
  • Page 127: Status Monitor Center

    Software Overview Status Monitor Center Dell Printer Alert Utility Set IP Address Utility Removing and Reinstalling Software Dell Printer Software Uninstall Utility Installing the Optional XPS Driver Driver Profiler Dell Toner Management System™ Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool Use the Drivers and Utilities CD that came with your printer to install a combination of software applications, depending on your operating system.
  • Page 128: Driver Profiler

    NOTE: Choose "Network Port (TCP/IP)" during installation (instead of Dell Enhance Port) to avoid using the wrong IP address setting ("Manual Add" option). 5. Click Submit. Change the Printer IP address Using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. 1. Launch the Embedded Web Server (EWS) by typing your network printer IP address in your web browser.
  • Page 129: Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    If you fill out printer inventory reports requiring the asset tag number of all of the printers in your area, the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool has a Printer Information feature that makes it easy. Type the IP address of each printer on the network to display the asset tag number.
  • Page 130: Dell Printer Alert Utility

    This application is not available with Windows 2000. The Dell Printer Alert Utility informs you when there are errors requiring your intervention on your printer. When there is an error, a bubble appears telling you what the error is, and points you to the appropriate recovery information.
  • Page 131: Installing The Optional Xps Driver

    3. Follow the instructions on the screen. 4. Restart your computer. 5. Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD, and then follow the instructions on the screen. If the installation screen does not appear: a. In Windows Vista, click ® Computer. In Windows XP, click Start®...
  • Page 132: Dell Toner Management System

    The Order Supplies dialog box can be launched from the Printing Status window, the Programs window, or the desktop icon. You can order toner by phone or from the Web. If ordering online, launch the Dell Printer Supplies Reorder Application: 1. In Windows Vista (default Start menu): a.
  • Page 133 Click Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer. In Windows XP and 2000: Click Start® Programs or All Programs® Dell Printers® Dell 2330d/2330dn Laser Printer. 2. Click Dell Printer Supplies Reorder Application. The Order Supplies dialog box opens. 3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

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