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Lexmark OptraImage Color 1200m Driver Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction....................3 What are the Universal Print Drivers?.......................3 Benefits..............................3 New Features............................4 Before you begin..................6 Operating system support.........................6 Device compatibility..........................6 Connectivity...............................9 Travel Print..............................9 Supported paper sizes and types......................10 Paper sizes supported by the Universal Print Driver ..................10 Paper types and weights supported by the printer ..................10 Language support............................11 Installing the Universal Print Driver............13 Updating previous versions of the Universal Print Driver...............13...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction This document introduces the Lexmark Universal Print Driver (UPD), describes its capabilities, and provides an overview of the devices it supports. This edition applies to the Lexmark Universal Print Drivers version 2 for Windows. Notes: • The Universal Print Driver version 2 can be installed along with Universal Print Driver version 1.0 or later.
  • Page 4: New Features

    Facilitates corporate sustainability initiatives Administrators can use the Lexmark Universal Print Drivers to promote their organization’s environmental policies. The default queue settings can be modified to include duplex, multiple page printing (N-Up), toner darkness, and other resource-saving measures. New Features New user interface The new user interface of the Universal Print Driver provides a more consistent look and feel across all printer models.
  • Page 5 You can use the utility to: • Configure a printer object when installing it. • Configure multiple printer objects, each with unique settings, for the same printer driver (also referred to as creating virtual printer objects). • View, edit, or delete an existing configuration. •...
  • Page 6: Before You Begin

    Before you begin Operating system support The Lexmark Universal Print Drivers are available for the following operating systems in 32‑bit and 64‑bit versions (where available): • Windows 7 • Windows Server 2008 • Windows Server 2008 R2 • Windows Vista •...
  • Page 7 √ √ √ X644e, X646e √ √ √ X646ef √ √ √ X651de, X652de, X654dte, X656de, X658de √ √ √ 6500e √ √ √ X820e √ √ √ X830, X832 √ √ X850e, X852e, X854e √ √ √ The duplex function is not supported.
  • Page 8 Device PCL 5 emulation PCL XL emulation PS emulation X860e, X862e, X864e √ √ √ Color Laser Printers C510 √ √ C520, C522, C524 √ √ √ C530, C532, C534 √ √ √ C540, C543, C544, C546 √ √ √ C734, C736 √...
  • Page 9: Connectivity

    Connectivity The Lexmark Universal Print Drivers support direct printing to IP ports, USB ports, and Web Services ports in all supported operating systems. Note: Bidirectional communication is available with standard IP ports, Lexmark Enhanced TCP/IP ports, USB connections, Web Services ports, and Novell iPrint ports.
  • Page 10: Supported Paper Sizes And Types

    Supported paper sizes and types Available paper sizes and types may vary, depending on printers and printer drivers. Paper sizes supported by the Universal Print Driver Paper size Dimensions 297 x 420 mm (11.7 x 16.5 in.) 210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 in.) 148 x 210 mm (5.8 x 8.3 in.) 105 x 148 mm (4.1 x 5.8 in.) 250 x 254 mm (9.8 x 10 in.)
  • Page 11: Language Support

    The Universal Print Driver may support custom paper types, depending on your printer model. • Available paper types may vary, depending on printers and printer drivers. Language support The Lexmark Universal Print Drivers support 22 languages. • Chinese (simplified) •...
  • Page 12 • Norwegian • Polish • Portuguese (Brazilian) • Romanian • Russian • Spanish • Swedish • Turkish Before you begin...
  • Page 13: Installing The Universal Print Driver

    Installing the Universal Print Driver Depending on the needs of the individual administrator, the Universal Print Driver may be installed through the Windows Add Printer Wizard or through the system administrator installation package available on the Lexmark Web site. Updating previous versions of the Universal Print Driver The Universal Print Driver (UPD) version 2 is designed to work in parallel with previous versions of UPD.
  • Page 14: Enabling The Travel Print Feature

    • Access either Printing Preferences or Printer Properties from the printer driver. From the printer selection dialog, you can designate up to 10 frequently used printers in the Favorites tab. You can also search for printers in the Search tab using the printer host name or IP address, or by searching a subnet. The search results display important printer information, such as the printer status, IP address, and color and duplex capabilities.
  • Page 15: Understanding The Universal Print Driver

    Understanding the Universal Print Driver Using the Layout tab The Layout tab controls the organizational attributes of each print job. Copies Specify the number of copies to be printed and how each copy is organized. • Number of Copies—Select the number of copies to be printed. •...
  • Page 16: Using The Paper/Finishing Tab

    Notes: • Some options displayed on the Layout tab are available only in select printer models. For more information, see the User's Guide. • The settings specified in the Layout tab may be independent from the options that are selected in the print dialog of a Windows program.
  • Page 17: Using The Quality Tab

    Notes: • Some finishing options are available only on select printers. For more information on the available finishing options, see the User's Guide documentation. • Finisher options must be installed for them to be available in the Paper/Finishing tab. Using the Quality tab The Quality tab controls the print and image quality settings of a print job.
  • Page 18 Pixel Boost Enhance image and text detail in a print job by increasing pixel density according to the selected setting. • Use printer settings—The printer driver applies this setting as configured in the printer. • Off—Disable Pixel Boost. • Fonts—Darken text within the print job. This setting affects only font data. •...
  • Page 19: Using The Fax Preferences Tab

    RGB Correction Provide fine detail control of Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation settings when printing in color. • Use printer settings—The printer applies this setting as configured in the printer. • Manual—Enable the RGB Correction Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation controls. Note: RGB Correction is available only in color laser printers. Edit Color Balance Apply subtle color adjustments to printed outputs by individually increasing or decreasing the amount of toner used for each color plane.
  • Page 20: Using The Watermark Tab

    Cover Page Add a cover page with the associated information to the outgoing fax. • Include cover page with fax—This adds a cover page to the fax. • Include recipient information/comments—This lets you add specific recipient names and comments if the fax needs to be directed to the attention of a specific person or department. •...
  • Page 21: Using The Print And Hold Tab

    Use a different overlay Specify an overlay to print on the first page, and a different overlay to print on all subsequent on the first page pages. Use a different overlay Specify which overlays will print on odd and even pages of the document. on odd/even pages Overlay placement Specify the placement of the overlay in relation to the page images.
  • Page 22: Using The Other Options Tab

    Using the Other Options tab The Other Options tab controls the remaining printer driver options not associated with a feature‑specific tab. Note: Some options are available only on select printer models. TrueType Fonts Determine how TrueType fonts are printed, which character set to display, and whether to send information about printer‑resident fonts to the application.
  • Page 23 PostScript Control how the printer driver produces the PostScript data that is sent to the printer. Settings include: • Optimize output format—This optimizes the PostScript data stream that the printer driver produces based on the selected format. Output formats include Speed, Portability, Encapsulated PostScript, and Archive.
  • Page 24: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions What are the benefits of using the Universal Print Driver (UPD)? The main benefit is the amount of time saved in deploying and administering a large fleet of printers. The UPD can be used to print to multiple devices, therefore minimizing the number of drivers in the network environment. Does the UPD support Plug'n'Play with devices? Plug'n'Play is available on all supported devices.
  • Page 25 0 is the revision number Part Description Major version This is the primary level of the UPD release and it increments whenever there are major functional and architectural modifications. Data stream The data stream value varies depending on the emulations: •...
  • Page 26 Is the Printer Driver Configuration Utility supported? The Printer Driver Configuration Utility is supported when using the Lexmark Universal Print Driver System Administrator package. The Lexmark Universal Print Driver System Administrator package is available at www.lexmark.com. Is the UPD based on Microsoft system driver technology? The UPD version 2 for Windows XP or later is based on Microsoft system driver technology.
  • Page 27: Index

    Index confidential print jobs 21 Quality tab PIN 21 using 17 connectivity 9 repeating print jobs 21 device compatibility 6 reserving print jobs 21 downloading 13 secure printing 21 enabling Travel Print 14 Travel Print 13 Fax tab 19 enabling 14 travel print 9 holding print jobs 21 updating installed options 13...