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  • Page 1 Advanced Features Guide Guide des fonctions avancées Guida alle funzioni avanzate Handbuch zu erweiterten Funktionen Guía de características avanzadas Guia de Recursos avançados Handleiding voor geavanceerde functies Avancerade Funktionsguiden www.xerox.com/office/support...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2005 Xerox Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Unpublished rights reserved under the copyright laws of the United States. Contents of this publication may not be reproduced in any form without permission of Xerox Corporation. Copyright protection claimed includes all forms of matters of copyrightable materials and information now allowed by statutory or judicial law or hereinafter granted, including without limitation, material generated from the software programs which are displayed on the screen such as styles, templates, icons, screen displays, looks, etc.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using Printer Driver Options Printer Driver Features ........... . . 1-2 Selecting Which Paper to Use .
  • Page 4 Xerox NDPS Gateway Software........
  • Page 5 Xerox Usage Analysis Tool ........
  • Page 6: Using Printer Driver Options

    Printing Negative and Mirror Images on page 1-14 ■ Image Smoothing on page 1-15 ■ Saving Custom Sizes on page 1-16 ■ Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs on page 1-17 See also: Quick start tutorial at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 7: Printer Driver Features

    Printer Driver Features Printer Driver Features The following table displays many of the Xerox printer driver features that are available with specific operating systems. This section includes more information about these features and information about how to select the feature in the driver.
  • Page 8: Selecting Which Paper To Use

    Selecting Which Paper to Use Selecting Which Paper to Use When you send your print job to the printer, you can choose to let the printer automatically select which paper to use based on your document size and the paper type you select, or you can force the printer to use paper from a specific tray.
  • Page 9: Printing In Black And White

    Printing in Black and White Printing in Black and White If you want your output in black, white, and shades of gray, you can select Black & White in a supported printer driver: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the TekColor tab. Windows Me, Select Black &...
  • Page 10: Printing Multiple Pages To A Single Sheet (Pages Per Sheet)

    Printing Multiple Pages to a Single Sheet (Pages per Sheet) Printing Multiple Pages to a Single Sheet (Pages per Sheet) When printing a multiple-page document, you can print more than one page on a single sheet of paper. Print one, two, four, six, nine, or 16 pages per side. To print multiple pages on a single sheet of paper in a supported driver: Operating System Steps...
  • Page 11: Printing Booklets

    Printing Booklets Printing Booklets With 2-sided printing, you can print a document in the form of a small book. Create booklets for any paper size that is supported for 2-sided (duplex) printing. The driver automatically reduces each page image and prints four pages per sheet of paper (two on each side). The pages are printed in the correct order so that you can fold and staple the pages to create a booklet.
  • Page 12 Printing Booklets To select booklet printing in a supported Windows driver: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the Setup tab. Windows Me PostScript Click the More Layout Options button. driver Select Print Booklet Style. If desired, specify the creep and gutter. Windows 2000, Select the Layout tab.
  • Page 13: Printing Separation Pages

    Printing Separation Pages Printing Separation Pages A separation page (a divider page or slipsheet) can be inserted after a print job, between copies of a print job, or between individual pages of a print job. Specify the tray to use as the source for the separation pages.
  • Page 14: Printing Cover Pages

    Printing Cover Pages Printing Cover Pages A cover page is the first or last page of a document. The printer enables you to choose a different paper source for the cover page than for the body of a document. For instance, use your company letterhead for the first page of a document, or use card stock for the first and last pages of a report.
  • Page 15 Printing Cover Pages To select cover pages in a supported driver: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the Output Options tab. Windows Me PostScript Under Cover Pages, select First Page Only or First and Last driver Pages. Select the tray to use for the covers from the Source drop-down list. Windows 2000, Select the Paper/Quality tab.
  • Page 16: Scaling

    Scaling Scaling You can reduce or enlarge your page images when they are printed by selecting a scaling value between 25 and 400 percent. The default is 100 percent. 100% 200% To select scaling in a supported driver: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the Setup tab.
  • Page 17: Printing Watermarks

    Printing Watermarks Printing Watermarks A watermark is additional text that can be printed across one or more pages. For example, terms like Draft and Confidential, which you might stamp on a page before distribution, can be inserted with a watermark. In some Windows drivers you can: Create a watermark.
  • Page 18 Printing Watermarks To select, create, and edit watermarks using a supported Windows driver: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the Setup tab. Windows Me PostScript Click the More Layout Options button. driver Click the Watermark button to display the Watermarks dialog box. Windows 2000, Select the Layout tab.
  • Page 19: Printing Negative And Mirror Images

    Printing Negative and Mirror Images Printing Negative and Mirror Images You can print pages as a negative image (reverses the light and dark areas in your printed image) or mirror image (flips images horizontally on pages when printed). Note: Negative images are not supported in Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.
  • Page 20: Image Smoothing

    Image Smoothing Image Smoothing Image smoothing blends adjacent colors in low-resolution images for smoother color transitions. For example, use image smoothing to improve the appearance of a 72 dpi image downloaded from the web. Image smoothing is not recommended for images with resolutions of 300 dpi or higher.
  • Page 21: Saving Custom Sizes

    Phaser 8500/8550 printers can print on custom size paper from Tray 1. Note: For details about loading and printing custom size paper, see Printing Basics in the User Guide at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support. To create a new custom size in a supported driver: Operating System Steps Windows 2000, Select the Paper/Quality tab.
  • Page 22: Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, And Saved Print Jobs

    Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs These features are available if your printer has an internal hard drive. These jobs are stored on the hard drive and remain in the printer even when it is turned off. Select one of the following special job types: ■...
  • Page 23: Sending Secure, Personal, Proof, And Saved Print Jobs

    Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs Sending Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs Use a supported driver to specify a job as a secure print, personal print, proof print, or saved print job: Operating System Steps Windows 98 SE, Select the Output Options tab.
  • Page 24: Printing Or Deleting Secure Print Jobs

    Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs Printing or Deleting Secure Print Jobs To print or delete a secure print job, specify the four-digit password on the control panel: Select Walk-Up Printing, and then press the OK button. Select Secure Print Jobs, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 25: Printing Or Deleting Proof And Saved Print Jobs

    Printing Secure, Personal, Proof, and Saved Print Jobs Printing or Deleting Proof and Saved Print Jobs To print a saved print job, print the remaining copies of a proof print job, or delete a saved or proof print job, select the job name on the control panel: Walk-Up Printing, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 26: Using Fonts

    Using Fonts This chapter includes: Types of Fonts on page 2-2 ■ ■ Viewing a List of Resident Fonts on page 2-2 ■ Printing Font Samples on page 2-3 ■ Downloading Fonts on page 2-5 Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 27: Types Of Fonts

    Types of Fonts Types of Fonts Your printer uses the following types of fonts: ■ Resident fonts Fonts downloaded into printer memory ■ ■ Fonts downloaded with your print job from the application Adobe Type Manager (ATM) software enables your computer to display these fonts on your computer screen as they will appear in your prints.
  • Page 28: Printing Font Samples

    Printing Font Samples Printing Font Samples This section includes: ■ Using the Control Panel on page 2-3 ■ Using CentreWare IS on page 2-3 Using a Windows Printer Driver on page 2-4 ■ Use one of the following options to print a list of available PostScript or PCL fonts: ■...
  • Page 29: Using A Windows Printer Driver

    Printing Font Samples Using a Windows Printer Driver To print either a PostScript or PCL font list from your printer driver: Select Start, select Settings, and then select Printers. Right-click the Phaser 8500/8550 printer, and then select Properties. Select the Troubleshooting tab. In the Printer Information Pages drop-down list, select PostScript Font List or PCL Font List.
  • Page 30: Downloading Fonts

    CentreWare Font Management Utility. This Windows and Macintosh utility helps you manage fonts, macros, and forms on a printer’s hard drive. To download and install the Font Management Utility: Go to www.xerox.com/office/pmtools. Select your printer from the Select Product drop-down list. Click Additional Utilities in the Printer Utilities table.
  • Page 31: Printing On Other Media

    Caution: Damage caused by using unsupported paper, transparencies, and other specialty media is not covered by the Xerox warranty, service agreement, or Total Satisfaction Guarantee. The Total Satisfaction Guarantee is available in the United States and Canada. Coverage may vary outside these areas; please contact your local representative for details.
  • Page 32: Determining Which Tray To Use

    Determining Which Tray to Use Determining Which Tray to Use Some media can only be printed from specific trays. To determine which tray to use: Find the media weight and size on the packaging label. Print the Paper Tips page: On the control panel, select Information, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 33: Printing Specialty Media From Tray 1

    Printing Specialty Media from Tray 1 Printing Specialty Media from Tray 1 To verify the specialty media you can print from Tray 1, print the Paper Tips page. See Determining Which Tray to Use on page 3-2. To print specialty media from Tray 1: Pull down and out on the handle to open Tray 1.
  • Page 34 Some specialty media can be printed on one side only. For more information about 2-sided printing, see Printing Basics in the User Guide at www.xerox.com/office/ 8500_8550support. ■ Pre-punched paper: Insert the side to be printed facedown with the holes toward the right side of the tray.
  • Page 35 Printing Specialty Media from Tray 1 Adjust the paper guides to fit the paper. 8500-126 On the control panel, press the OK button to use the paper size and type displayed as the current setup, or change the paper size and type: Select Change setup, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 36: Printing Specialty Media From Trays 2-4

    Printing Specialty Media from Trays 2–4 Printing Specialty Media from Trays 2–4 To verify the specialty media you can print from Trays 2-4, print the Paper Tips page. See Determining Which Tray to Use on page 3-2. To print specialty media from Trays 2–4: Remove the tray from the printer.
  • Page 37 Some specialty media can be printed on one side only. For more information about 2-sided printing, see Printing Basics in the User Guide at www.xerox.com/office/ 8500_8550support. ■ Pre-punched paper: Insert the side to be printed faceup with the holes toward the right side of the tray.
  • Page 38 Printing Specialty Media from Trays 2–4 Adjust the paper guides to fit the paper loaded in the tray (if necessary). Length guide: Press the sides, then slide the guide until the arrow on the guide points ■ to the appropriate paper size imprinted on the bottom of the tray. When properly positioned, the guide clicks into place.
  • Page 39 Printing Specialty Media from Trays 2–4 Insert the tray into the tray slot, and then push it completely into the printer. On the control panel: Paper Tray Setup, and then press the OK button. Select Select either Tray 2 Paper Type, Tray 3 Paper Type, or...
  • Page 40: Networking

    UNIX (Linux) on page 4-29 ■ This chapter provides detailed information for the system administrator. Additional information about print quality, maintenance, and troubleshooting issues is located in the User Guide. See also: User Guide at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 41: Printer Management Software

    ■ Define a link to your local web server’s support page. ■ Access online manuals and technical support information located on the Xerox website. Note: CentreWare IS requires a web browser and a TCP/IP connection between the printer and the network (in Windows, Macintosh, or UNIX environments). TCP/IP and HTTP must be enabled in the printer.
  • Page 42: Centreware Web

    Automatically discover printers as scheduled. ■ ■ Generate reports. ■ Connect to printer web servers for additional printer-specific features, including help. For more information, go to www.xerox.com/office/pmtools, and select your specific printer model to view the CentreWare Web User Guide. Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 43: Windows 2000, Windows Xp, And Windows Server 2003

    Select your desired language from the list. Select Install Printer Driver. Click I Agree to accept the Xerox Software License Agreement. In the Select Printer dialog box, the default Use Walk-Up Technology (recommended for network printers) is selected. Click Next.
  • Page 44: Other Methods Of Installation

    Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Other Methods of Installation Your printer can also be installed on a Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003 network using one of these methods: ■ Microsoft TCP/IP Protocol ■ Microsoft IPP Port To monitor or configure your printer, use CentreWare IS with a web browser if your printer is connected to a Windows 2000, Windows XP, or a Windows Server 2003 network with the TCP/IP protocol enabled.
  • Page 45 Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Adding the Printer To add the printer: On the desktop click Start, and then click Settings. Select one of these options: ■ Windows 2000: Click Printers, double-click Add Printer to launch the Add Printer Wizard, and then click Next.
  • Page 46 Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Printing a Test Page You are prompted to print a test page. Select one of these options: ■ Click Yes to print a test page, and then click Next. ■ Click No if you do not want to print a test page, and then click Next. Select one of these options in the Completing the Add Printer Wizard screen: ■...
  • Page 47 Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Creating an IPP Printer To create an IPP printer: On the desktop, click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers. Double-click Add Printer to launch the Microsoft Add Printer Wizard. Select Network Printer, and then click Next. When prompted for Network Path (Windows 9x) or URL (Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP), enter the printer’s URL in the following format: http://printer-ip-address/ipp...
  • Page 48: Windows 2000, Windows Xp, And Windows Server 2003 Troubleshooting

    Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 Troubleshooting Note: For Windows XP, select Classic Look or the Windows XP procedures will not match the steps below. To select Classic Look, click Start, click Settings, and then Taskbar and Start Menu.
  • Page 49 Select the General tab. Click Print Test Page. If the printer does not print, select PhaserSMART Technical Support on the Troubleshooting tab of your Windows printer driver to access PhaserSMART Technical Support. See also: www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer 4-10...
  • Page 50: Windows Nt 4.X

    Select your desired language from the list. Select Install Printer Driver. Click I Agree to accept the Xerox Software License Agreement. In the Select Printer dialog box, the default Use Walk-Up Technology (recommended for network printers) is selected. Click Next.
  • Page 51: Other Methods Of Installation

    Windows NT 4.x Other Methods of Installation Install your printer on a Windows NT 4.x network using Microsoft TCP/IP Protocol. To monitor or configure your printer, use CentreWare IS with a web browser if your printer is connected to a Windows NT 4.x network with TCP/IP protocol enabled. Note: The CentreWare methods are not discussed in this section.
  • Page 52 Windows NT 4.x Configuring the Printer To configure the printer: Insert the Software and Documentation CD-ROM into the computer’s CD-ROM drive, and then click Have Disk. Click the Browse button and select the directory containing the Windows NT drivers. Select the *.INF file, and then click Open. Verify that the path and filename are correct, and then click OK.
  • Page 53: Windows Nt 4.X Troubleshooting

    Windows NT 4.x Windows NT 4.x Troubleshooting This troubleshooting section assumes you have completed the following tasks: ■ Loaded a PostScript printer driver. ■ Printed and kept a current copy of the Configuration page. Verifying Settings To verify settings: Verify the settings in the Configuration page. ■...
  • Page 54 Select the General tab. Click Print Test Page. If the printer does not print, select PhaserSMART Technical Support on the Troubleshooting tab of your Windows printer driver to access PhaserSMART Technical Support. See also: www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer 4-15...
  • Page 55: Windows 98 Se And Windows Me

    Windows 98 SE and Windows Me Windows 98 SE and Windows Me This section includes: ■ Preliminary Steps on page 4-16 ■ Quick CD-ROM Install Steps on page 4-17 Other Methods of Installation on page 4-18 ■ ■ Windows 98 SE and Windows Me Troubleshooting on page 4-20 Preliminary Steps Follow these preliminary steps:...
  • Page 56: Quick Cd-Rom Install Steps

    Select your desired language from the list. Select Install Printer Driver. Click I Agree to accept the Xerox Software License Agreement. In the Select Printer dialog box, the default Use Walk-Up Technology (recommended for network printers) is selected. Click Next.
  • Page 57: Other Methods Of Installation

    PhaserPort Software The Windows installer installs PhaserPort for Windows (for those installations using PostScript drivers). PhaserPort for Windows is a Xerox print monitor for printing over Windows 98 SE or Windows Me TCP/IP peer-to-peer networks. PhaserPort can be used to add or remove TCP/IP ports.
  • Page 58 Windows 98 SE and Windows Me Changing a PhaserPort IP Address If the printer’s IP address is changed, you must change the IP address for the device’s corresponding port: Click Start, click Settings, and then click Printers. Right-click the printer to be changed to a new PhaserPort IP address, and then click Properties.
  • Page 59: Windows 98 Se And Windows Me Troubleshooting

    Note: Send a print job to the printer. If the printer does not print, select PhaserSMART Technical Support on the Troubleshooting tab of your Windows printer driver to access PhaserSMART Technical Support. See also: www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer 4-20...
  • Page 60: Macintosh

    Macintosh Macintosh This section includes: ■ Requirements on page 4-21 ■ Quick CD-ROM Install Steps on page 4-21 Enabling and Using EtherTalk for Mac OS 9.x on page 4-21 ■ ■ Enabling and Using TCP/IP for Mac OS 9.x on page 4-22 ■...
  • Page 61 Close the dialog box. See also: Knowledge Base at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Creating an LPR Printer with LaserWriter 8.5.1 or Higher To create an LPR printer: Open the Desktop Printer Utility. (This utility, or an alias to it, can be found in the PhaserTools folder.)
  • Page 62 Macintosh Creating an AppSocket Printer with LaserWriter 8.6 Xerox provides Macintosh AppSocket printing with PhaserPort for Mac OS on the Software and Documentation CD-ROM. PhaserPort for Mac OS provides a bi-directional, high-speed communications channel using the new plug-in communication architecture of Apple LaserWriter version 8.6.
  • Page 63 Using DHCP: Automatically finds the IP address. Click Apply, and then close the dialog box. See also: Knowledge Base at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Setting Up the Macintosh Ethernet Port for AppleTalk To set up your Macintosh for AppleTalk: Select Network from the System Preferences application.
  • Page 64 Click Add to complete the configuration. See also: Knowledge Base at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Creating a Bonjour Printer with Mac OS X, Version 10.2 and Higher To create a Bonjour printer: Open the Print Center utility. In Mac OS X, version 10.3 or higher, open the Printer Setup utility.
  • Page 65: Macintosh Troubleshooting (Mac Os 9.X, Mac Os X, Version 10.2 And Higher)

    Note: If the job prints, no further system troubleshooting is necessary. If there are print-quality problems, see the User Guide at www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support. Macintosh Troubleshooting OS 9.x Step-By-Step Perform these steps only for Mac OS 9: Open the Chooser, and then click the LaserWriter driver.
  • Page 66 If you are still unable to print, access PhaserSMART Technical Support through CentreWare IS: Launch your web browser. Enter the printer’s IP address in the browser’s Address field (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx). Select Support. Click the PhaserSMART Diagnostic Tool link to access PhaserSMART. See also: www.xerox.com/office/8500_8550support Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer 4-27...
  • Page 67: Novell

    The Xerox NDPS Solution enables you to use Novell NDPS with many of the latest Xerox printers. It includes administrative tools that work with NetWare Administrator so that users can easily configure and manage their network printer services.
  • Page 68: Unix (Linux)

    UNIX (Linux) UNIX (Linux) This section includes: ■ Quick Install Steps on page 4-29 ■ Additional Resources on page 4-30 Your printer supports connection to a variety of UNIX platforms through the network interface. The workstations currently supported by CentreWare for UNIX/Linux to a network- connected printer are: ■...
  • Page 69: Additional Resources

    PhaserSMART Technical Support through CentreWare IS. Additional Resources Access the Xerox website for the latest CentreWare for UNIX drivers at www.xerox.com/ office/drivers. To download printer drivers: Select your printer, the platform you are running (UNIX), and the files you would like to download (Drivers).
  • Page 70: Managing Your Printer

    Managing Your Printer This chapter includes: Printer Settings on page 5-2 ■ ■ Printer Security on page 5-9 ■ Analyzing Printer Usage on page 5-11 Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 71: Printer Settings

    Printer Settings Printer Settings This section includes: ■ Printer Control Settings on page 5-2 ■ Paper Handling Settings on page 5-7 Note: This section includes information about some of the printer settings you can use to manage your printer. Print the Menu Map to view the path to select other menu options. Printer Control Settings This section includes: ■...
  • Page 72 Printer Settings Setting the Printer Date and Time Some printer features, like Scheduled Warmup mode and Job Accounting, rely on the printer date and time settings to initiate functions and report usage information. To change the printer date and time, use one of the following options: ■...
  • Page 73 Printer Settings Controlling Startup Page Printing The printer can produce a Startup page each time the printer is turned on or reset. The factory default is On. You can print the Startup page at any time from the Information Pages menu.
  • Page 74 Printer Settings Changing the Power Saver Timeout To save energy, the printer enters a Power Saver, low-energy consumption mode after a pre- defined period of time since its last activity. In this mode, most printer electrical systems are shut down. When a print job is sent to the printer, the printer enters Warmup mode. You can also warm up the printer by pressing the OK button on the control panel.
  • Page 75 Printer Settings Changing Intelligent Ready Mode Intelligent Ready mode is an automated system that: ■ Monitors the printer’s usage. Warms up the printer when you are most likely to need it based on past usage patterns. ■ To turn on/off the Intelligent Ready mode, use one of the following options: ■...
  • Page 76: Paper Handling Settings

    Printer Settings Paper Handling Settings This section includes: ■ Setting the Duration for Tray 1 Prompts on page 5-7 ■ Changing the Load Paper Timeout on page 5-8 Setting the Duration for Tray 1 Prompts The control panel Tray 1 prompt setting specifies the amount of time the prompt displays on the control panel after paper is loaded in Tray 1.
  • Page 77 Printer Settings Changing the Load Paper Timeout When your print job is formatted for a type or size of paper that is not loaded in the printer, the printer’s control panel displays a message requesting you to load the appropriate paper. The Load Paper Timeout value controls the amount of time the printer waits before printing on another type or size of paper.
  • Page 78: Printer Security

    Printer Security Printer Security This section includes: ■ Selecting Administrative Settings on page 5-9 ■ Selecting Printing Security Settings on page 5-10 ■ Selecting the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Settings on page 5-10 ■ Locking the Control Panel Menus on page 5-10 CentreWare IS enables you to configure varying levels of user access, printer feature authorization, and control panel selections in the following settings: ■...
  • Page 79: Selecting Printing Security Settings

    Printer Security Selecting Printing Security Settings Printing security settings enable you to: ■ Remove unprinted secure, personal, and proof jobs. ■ Overwrite hard drive security options. ■ Select jam recovery options. To set printing security settings: Launch your web browser. Enter your printer’s IP address in the browser’s Address field (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx).
  • Page 80: Analyzing Printer Usage

    MaiLinX Alerts on page 5-13 ■ ■ Xerox Usage Analysis Tool on page 5-14 Job Accounting Job accounting is available through CentreWare IS and CentreWare Web. The printer stores information about print jobs in a log file. The log file is stored either in the printer’s memory or on an optional hard drive if one is installed in the printer.
  • Page 81: Usage Profile Reports

    Analyzing Printer Usage Usage Profile Reports The printer generates reports accessible through CentreWare IS that detail device usage. Usage profile reports track multiple items, including: ■ Printer information, such as printer name, date installed, total pages printed, options installed, and network ID. ■...
  • Page 82: Mailinx Alerts

    Analyzing Printer Usage MaiLinX Alerts MaiLinX alerts enable the printer to automatically send email to the system administrator and others under the following conditions: ■ When printer errors, warnings, and alerts occur. ■ When the printer requires attention (for example, when service is required or supplies need to be replenished).
  • Page 83: Xerox Usage Analysis Tool

    Analyzing Printer Usage Xerox Usage Analysis Tool The Xerox Usage Analysis Tool is a Windows client/server application that enables system administrators to automatically track Xerox printer usage and obtain job accounting records. The tool supports large networks with many users and printers. Job accounting and printer usage data is stored in a database.
  • Page 84: Printer Specifications

    Printer Specifications Physical Specifications Printer Only Width: 40.6 cm (16.0 in.) Depth: 52.1 cm (20.5 in.) Height: 36.8 cm (14.5 in.) Weight: 27 kg (60 lb.) Maximum Optional 525-Sheet Feeder Width: 40.6 cm (16.0 in.) Depth: 52.1 cm (20.5 in.) Height: 13.2 cm (5.2 in.) Weight: 5.4 kg (12 lb.) Environmental Specifications...
  • Page 85 Electrical Specifications Available in five configurations: Phaser 8500N, 8500DN, 8550DP, 8550DT, 8550DX ■ 110-120 VAC, 60 Hz 220 VAC, 50 Hz ■ qualified printer (ES Option) NERGY Performance Specifications Resolution ■ Phaser 8500N and 8500DN: Fast Color and Enhanced ■ Phaser 8550DN, 8550DT, and 8550DX: 2400 FinePoint Print Speed Phaser 8500N and 8500DN: Up to 24 pages per minute (ppm)
  • Page 86: Regulatory Information

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Xerox could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. To ensure compliance with Part 15 of the FCC rules, use shielded interface cables.
  • Page 87 This product, if used properly in accordance with the user's instructions, is neither dangerous for the consumer nor for the environment. A signed copy of the Declaration of Conformity for this product can be obtained from Xerox. Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 88: Material Safety Data

    Material Safety Data Sheet For Material Safety Data information regarding your Phaser 8500/8550 printer, go to www.xerox.com/office/msds. For the Customer Support Center phone numbers, see the information sheet that shipped with your printer or go to www.xerox.com/office/contacts. Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer...
  • Page 89: Product Recycling And Disposal

    Disposal All Countries If you are managing the disposal of your Xerox product, please note that the product contains lead, mercury, and other materials whose disposal may be regulated due to environmental considerations in certain countries or states. The presence of lead and mercury is fully consistent with global regulations applicable at the time that the product was placed on the market.
  • Page 90 In accordance with European legislation, end of life electrical and electronic equipment subject to disposal must be managed within agreed procedures. Prior to disposal, please contact your local dealer or Xerox representative for end of life takeback information. North America Xerox operates an equipment takeback and reuse/recycle program.
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  • Page 96 Index Numerics 2-sided printing CentreWare IS, 4-2 booklets, 1-6 accessing online manuals, 4-2 changing load paper timeout, 5-8 power saver timeout, 5-5 accessing online manuals checking supplies status, 4-2 using CentreWare IS, 4-2 copying settings from one printer to accounting records another, 4-2 print jobs, 5-12, 5-14 defining a network printer, 4-2...
  • Page 97 Index control panel quick CD-ROM installation changing Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, 4-17 Intelligent Ready mode, 5-6 Windows 2000, Windows XP, load paper timeout mode, 5-8 Windows Server 2003, 4-4 power saver timeout setting, 5-5 Windows NT 4.x, 4-11 locking menus, 5-10 verifying installation printing a font list, 2-3 Windows 2000, Windows XP,...
  • Page 98 Index load paper timeout mode, 5-8 locking the control panel menus, 5-10 gutter LPR printer booklet printing, 1-6 creating Mac OS X, version 10.2 and higher, 4-24 image smoothing, 1-2 creating with LaserWriter 8.5.1 images Macintosh, 4-22 flip horizontally on the page (mirror image), 1-14 improving appearance of low resolution Macintosh networking...
  • Page 99 Index mode personal print jobs, 1-2, 1-17 changing the Intelligent Ready mode, 5-6 deleting, 1-19 changing the load paper timeout, 5-8 printing, 1-19 changing the power saver timeout, 5-5 sending, 1-18 multiple-page printing on a single sheet of PhaserPort software paper, 1-5 changing an IP address Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, 4-19...
  • Page 100 5-14 negative images, 1-14 usage N-Up, 1-5 job accounting, 5-11 personal print jobs, 1-19 Xerox Usage Analysis Tool, 5-14 proof print jobs, 1-20 verifying settings saved print jobs, 1-20 Windows 2000, Windows XP, secure print jobs, 1-19...
  • Page 101 Secure Socket Layer (SSL) settings, 5-10 Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, 4-18 security printer management, 4-2 locking the control panel menus, 5-10 Xerox Usage Analysis Tool, 5-14 selecting printer settings, 5-9 specifications selecting printing security settings, 5-10 controller, A-2 selecting the Secure Socket Layer (SSL),...
  • Page 102 Index text Windows networking printing across one or more pages adding a printer port (watermarks), 1-12 Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, 4-18 time and date adding the printer setting, 5-3 Windows NT 4.x, 4-12 tray prompts Windows 2000, Windows XP, setting, 5-7 Windows Server 2003, 4-6 trays...
  • Page 103 Windows Server 2003, 4-9 Windows NT 4.x, 4-14 verifying settings Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, 4-9 Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, 4-20 Xerox Novell Distributed Print Services (NDPS) Gateway software, 4-28 Xerox Usage Analysis Tool, 5-14 Phaser® 8500/8550 Color Printer Index-8...