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Dell™ 5330dn Mono Laser Printer User's Guide

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  • Page 1: Contacting Dell

    Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the DELL logo and Dell Toner Management System are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation;...
  • Page 2: Unpacking Your Printer

    Leave the printer in the box until you are ready to install it. 2. In addition to the Dell™ 5330dn Mono Laser Printer, ensure that you have the following items in the box. If there is a missing item, contact Dell:...
  • Page 3: About Your Printer

    4. Remove the packing tape from the front, back and sides of the printer. About Your Printer These are the main components of your printer. The following illustrations show the standard Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer and optional trays attached:...
  • Page 4: Rear View

    top cover handle output support 10 tray 1 (500-sheet paper feeder) output tray 11 multi-purpose feeder paper width guides control panel 12 multi-purpose feeder extension control board cover 13 multi-purpose feeder optional tray 2 (500-sheet paper 14 Output Expander feeder) optional tray 3 (500-sheet paper 15 High Capacity Feeder feeder)
  • Page 5: Operator Panel Button Functions

    rear door parallel port duplex unit USB port power receptacle power switch network port Operator Panel Button Functions...
  • Page 6: Internal Fonts

    4-way Scroll, increasing or decreasing values. Confirms screen selection. Goes back to the upper menu level. Enter Menu mode and scroll through the available menus. Stops an operation at any time. Internal Fonts The Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer supports PCL and PS fonts.
  • Page 7: Printing The Pcl Font List

    4. PCL Font list pages print out. NOTE: Optional Fonts: Add additional PCL fonts, Barcodes, PCL Logos by installing the optional USB font card or harddisk. Please contact your local Dell sales team in your region for further details. Installing the Toner Cartridge CAUTION: Do not touch the green underside of the toner cartridge.
  • Page 8 CAUTION: To prevent damage, do not expose the toner cartridge to light for more than a few minutes. 2. Locate the sealing tape at the end of the toner cartridge. Carefully pull the tape completely out of the cartridge and discard NOTE: The sealing tape should be longer than 60 cm when correctly removed.
  • Page 9 6. Hold the toner cartridge by the handle and slowly insert the cartridge into the printer opening. Tabs on the sides of the cartridge and corresponding grooves within the printer guide the cartridge into the correct position until it locks firmly into place. NOTE: Do not use excessive force when inserting the cartridge into the printer.
  • Page 10: Loading Print Media

    NOTE: When a new cartridge is in its first use, wait about 15 seconds before the first printed paper comes out. Loading Print Media Load up to 500 sheets of plain paper in tray 1. NOTE: Set the paper type and size after loading paper into the paper tray. See "Setting the Paper Type"...
  • Page 11 4. Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, and then fan them out. Do not fold or crease the print media. Align the edges on a level surface. 5. Insert the paper stack into the tray with the print side facing down. You can use previously printed paper.
  • Page 12: Changing The Size Of The Paper In The Paper Tray

    NOTE: Improper adjustment of paper guides can result in paper jams. 7. Insert and slide tray 1 back into the printer. 8. Set the paper type and size. See "Setting the Paper Type" "For standard, Optional 500 Sheet Tray and HCF Setting Paper Size".
  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Printer

    "Connecting the Printer to the Network". USB and Parallel cables are sold separately. Contact Dell to purchase printer cable. Using a USB cable: NOTE: Connecting the printer to the USB port of the computer requires a certified USB cable. You will need to buy a USB...
  • Page 14 2.0-compliant cable which is about 10 feet (3 meters) in length. 1. Ensure the printer, computer, and any other attached devices are powered off and unplugged. 2. Connect a USB cable to the USB port on your printer 3. Connect the other end of the cable into an available USB port on the computer. Ensure that it is not plugged into the USB keyboard.
  • Page 15: Powering On The Printer

    2. Connect one end of a standard category 5 Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) network cable into a LAN drop or hub and the other end into the Ethernet network port at the back of the printer. The printer automatically adjusts to the network speed NOTE: After connecting the printer, you need to configure the network parameters on the operator panel.
  • Page 16: Paper Setup

    NOTE: Some menus may not appear in the display depending on options or models. If so, it is not applicable to your machine. Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer Menu Function 1.Paper Setup Paper Size/Type NOTE: Only installed paper sources are displayed.
  • Page 17 Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Tray <x> Depending on the paper Letter* (US) If you loaded the same size source or duplex setting, and type of paper in two Size Legal available options vary. paper sources, the trays Select the paper size are automatically linked.
  • Page 18 Custom Select the paper type Plain Paper currently loaded in the Type Thick multi-purpose feeder. Thicker Thin Colored Preprinted Recycled Transparency Labels Card Stock Bond Letter Head Custom Setup This menu selection is used to specify the width and length of the custom media. Menu Purpose: Values:...
  • Page 19: Default Source

    Default Source Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Default Source Identifies the default paper If you loaded the same size Tray <x> source. and type of paper in two paper sources (and the MP Feeder Paper Size and Paper Type menu items are correctly set), the trays are automatically linked.
  • Page 20 Bin Setup An output expander Link Link: The printer increases the capacity of continues to print De-Link paper output. using the output expander after the standard output tray is full. De-Link: The printer stops printing when standard output tray is full. 2.Report Menu Purpose:...
  • Page 21 available for PostScript emulation. Error History: Shows the list of errors occured. 3.Settings Setup Use this menu selection to configure a variety of printer features. Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Language Determines the text English After selecting each item, the language displayed on page will print, and the printer Deutsch the operator panel.
  • Page 22 When the timer expires, any message, or receive partially formatted page still in additional bytes of data the printer is printed, and other from the computer. input ports are examined to see if NOTE: Wait Timeout is data exists. only available when 90* is the default setting.
  • Page 23 Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Resolution Selects printed output 600dpi Specifies the number of resolution. dots printed per inch (dpi). 1200dpi The higher the setting, the sharper the printed Draft Mode characters and graphics appear. If the print jobs are mostly text, select 600dpi-Normal for the highest quality printing.
  • Page 24 Margin [0-164] Duplex To print on both Choose the binding edge as follows. sides of paper. Long Edge Long Edge: Flip on the long edge. Short Edge Short Edge: Flip on the short edge. Select Off to print on one side of the paper.
  • Page 25: Factory Defaults

    the printer prints page 1, page 1, page 2, page 2, page 3, page 3. Separator Inserts blank If this menu item is set to Off, the Sheet separator sheets printer does not insert separator between jobs, sheets. between multiple copies of a job, or between each page of a job.
  • Page 26: Job Management

    Factory Returns printer settings to Do Not Do not Restore: Defaults the factory default values. Restore User-defined settings remain. Restore Now Restore Now: All menu items are returned to the factory-default values except: Display Language All settings in the Parallel Menu, Serial Menu, Network...
  • Page 27: Ethernet Speed

    RAM Disk Limit Menu Purpose: Values: selection: RAM Disk Limit Uses up to 96 MB of 0 MB ~ 96 MB printer’s memory for Secure print. NOTE: If you install an additional printer memory, you can use your printer's memory up to 288 MB for Secure print.
  • Page 28 Menu Purpose: Values: selection: IPv4 Activate Activates or deactivates the On: Activates the IPv4. IPv4. Off: Deactivates the IPv4. View Host Displays the Host name. View only name Set IP Address Allows you to manually set Manual You can enter IP Address, the TCP/IP addresses or Subnet Mask, and Gateway receive the addresses from...
  • Page 29 Netware Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Activate Activates or deactivates the On: Activates the Netware feature. Netware feature. Off: Deactivates the Netware feature. Frame Type Lets you select the IPX Auto Auto: Set the frame type. printer to select the 802.2 frame type automatically.
  • Page 30: Parallel Port

    Parallel Port Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Parallel Port Enable or disable the Enable Disable: The printer does Parallel port. not work using Parallel Disable port. Wireless(Only if wireless network interface card installed) Menu Purpose: Values: selection: WLAN Settings You must configure the Search List The wireless network appropriate network...
  • Page 31 6.Maintenance Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Clean Drum If printouts are blurred, Printing... faded, or smeared, correct the problem by printing a cleaning sheet provided Clean Fuser Printing... with your printer. Supplies Life Allows you to check how Total Displays the total number many pages have been of pages printed.
  • Page 32 Menu Purpose: Values: selection: Sets the PCL emulation Typeface Select the standard font to configuration: font type, be used in PCL emulation. PCL1 ~ PCL56 symbol type, lines per PCL1~PCL7's interval page, and font size. between letters is fixed, and PCL8~PCL45's interval is proportional to the...
  • Page 33: Printing A Demo Page

    This menu provides you with the Print PS Error menu item. Menu Purpose: Values: selection: PostScript Provides the Print PS Error Print PS Error Select whether or not your menu items. printer prints an error list when a PS error occurs. On: Prints PS 3 emulation errors.
  • Page 34: Power Save Mode

    To change the displayed language that the operator panel displays, follow these steps: 1. Press Menu ( 2. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Settings and press Select ( 3. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Setup and press Select ( 4.
  • Page 35 7. Press Cancel ( ) to return to Standby mode.
  • Page 36: Finding Information

    Finding Information What Are You Looking Find It Here For? Drivers for my Drivers and Utilities CD printer My User's Guide You can use the Drivers and Utilities CD to install/uninstall/reinstall drivers and utilities or access your User's Guide. For details, see "Software Overview".
  • Page 37 Express Service Code Express Service Code Identify your printer when you use support.dell.com or contact technical support. Enter the Express Service Code to direct your call when contacting technical support. The Express Service Code is not available in all countries.
  • Page 38: Installing Accessories

    Installing Printer Memory Additional printer memory is provided on a Dual In-line Memory Module (DIMM). The Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer has 256 MB of memory. It can be expanded to 768 MB. NOTE: Your printer supports only Dell DIMMs. Order Dell DIMMs online at www.dell.com.
  • Page 39 3. Remove a new memory DIMM from its antistatic package. 4. Locate the extra DIMM slot and align the notch on the DIMM with the groove at the DIMM slot, holding the DIMM by its edges. 5. Push the DIMM into the printer until it snaps into place. Ensure that the latches fit over the notches located on either side of the DIMM.
  • Page 40: Installing Usb Font Card

    For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 4. Select the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer PS printer. 5. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 6. Click Device Settings. 7. Select 768 MB from the Printer Memory drop-down list in the Installable Option section.
  • Page 41 Please contact Dell sales team in your region for the USB font card. 1. Remove the new USB Font Card from its package, as shown in the following figure. 2. Power the printer off and unplug all cables from the printer.
  • Page 42: Installing Optional Tray

    6. Reconnect the power cord and printer cable, and turn the printer on. Installing Optional Tray You can increase the paper handling capacity of your printer by installing optional trays. Each tray holds 500 sheets of paper. 1. Power the printer off and unplug all cables from the printer. 2.
  • Page 43 For Windows 7, select Control Panel Hardware and Sound Devices and Printers. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 3. Select the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties.
  • Page 44 For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 3. Select Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer PS. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 5. Click the Device Settings tab and select Standard Capacity from the Tray 2 drop-down list.
  • Page 45: Installing High Capacity Feeder

    6. Click OK. Installing High Capacity Feeder To increase the paper handling capacity of your printer, install a High Capacity Feeder. A High Capacity Feeder holds 2100 sheets of plain paper. 1. Power off the printer and unplug all cables from the printer. 2.
  • Page 46 For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 3. Select the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 5. Click the Printer tab and select your Optional Tray from the Optional Tray drop-down list.
  • Page 47: Using The Hard Disk

    6. Click OK. Using the Hard Disk Installing the hard disk allows the data from your computer to be sent to the printer's hard disk print queue. This decreases the computer's workload. You can also use various print features, such as storing a job in the hard disk, proofing a job, and printing private documents.
  • Page 48 4. Align the connector on the hard disk with the connector on the control board. Push the hard disk in until it is locked into place. 5. Fasten the three screws supplied with your new hard disk. 6. Close the control board cover by aligning the groove on it with the notch on the printer and sliding it. 7.
  • Page 49: Printing With The Optional Hard Disk

    Hardware Devices and Printers. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel 3. Select the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 5. Click the Printer tab, and check Optional Hard Disk Driver (HDD) 6.
  • Page 50: Setting The Time And Date

    printer. Setting the time and date 1. Press Menu ( 2. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Settings and press Select ( 3. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Setup and press Select ( 4. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Date & Time and press Select ( 5.
  • Page 51: Printing A Stored Job

    5. Select the Job type you want from the drop-down list. Normal: prints in normal mode Confidential: stores the files, securing them with a password. Proof: prints the first file, and after a pause, prints the next file. Store: stores the file to the hard disk. Spool: spools the file into the hard disk and prints it from the hard disk queue.
  • Page 52: Installing An Output Expander

    Off: prints in normal mode. Single Form: prints all pages using the first form. Double Form: prints the front page using the first form and the back page using the second form. 5. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Select Form and press Select ( 6.
  • Page 53 5. Grasp the Output Expander stacker as shown. 6. Locate the slots on the Output Expander where the stacker will be inserted. 7. Align the stacker, as shown.
  • Page 54 8. Slide the stacker into the slots on the Output Expander. For easy insertion, ensure there is contact between the rib on the stacker and the top edge of the Output Expander. 9. Flip the Output Expander stacker down. 10. Reconnect the power cord and cables to the printer and power on the printer.
  • Page 55 For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 3. Select the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 5. Click the Printer tab and select Bin 1 from the Output Bin drop-down list.
  • Page 56 For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel Hardware Devices and Printers. 3. Select Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer PS. 4. Right-click the printer icon and select Properties. 5. Click the Device Settings tab and select Bin 1 from the Output Bin drop-down list.
  • Page 57: Getting Started

    Unix Getting Started The supplied Drivers and Utilities CD provides you with Dell's printer driver package for use with a Linux-based computer. Dell's printer driver package provides the ability to print documents. The package also delivers powerful applications for configuring your printer.
  • Page 58 (32/64bit) Mandriva 2005, 2006, 2007 (32/64bit) SuSE Linux 8.2, 9.0, 9.1 (32bit) SuSE Linux 9.2, 9.3, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2 (32/64bit) SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 9, 10 (32/64bit) Ubuntu 6.06, 6.10, 7.04 (32/64bit) Debian 3.1, 4.0 (32/64bit) Installing the Printer Driver 1.
  • Page 59 4. Installation starts. When the installation is almost complete, the Add printer wizard appears automatically. Click Next. 5. If you connect your printer using the USB cable, the following window appears. Select your printer from the drop- down list and click Next. If you connect your printer using the network cable, the following window appears.
  • Page 60 Check the Network printer and select your printer from the drop-down list. Click Next. 6. If you connect your printer using the USB cable, choose a port you will use with your printer. After choosing the port, click Next. If you connect your printer using the network cable, skip to the next step. 7.
  • Page 61 8. Enter your printer's name, location, and description. Click Next. 9. To complete installation, click Finish. 10. When the following window appears, click Finish.
  • Page 62: Uninstalling The Printer Driver

    The installation program has added the Configurator desktop icon and Dell Printer group to the system menu for your convenience. If you have any difficulties, consult the on-screen help available through your system menu or from the driver package windows applications.
  • Page 63: Printers Configuration

    Opening the Configurator 1. Double-click Configurator on the desktop. You can also click the Startup Menu icon, select Dell printer, and then Configurator. 2. Press each button on the Modules pane to switch to the corresponding configuration window. You can use the on-screen help by clicking Help.
  • Page 64 You can use the following printer control buttons: Refresh: renews the available printers list. Add Printer: allows you to add a new printer. Remove Printer: removes the selected printer. Set as Default: sets the current printer as a default printer. Stop/Start: stops/starts the printer.
  • Page 65: Ports Configuration

    Refresh: renews the classes list. Add Class...: allows you to add a new printer class. Remove Class: removes the selected printer class. Ports Configuration In this window, you can view the list of available MFP ports, check the status of each port, and release a port that is stalled in a busy state after its owner has terminated for any reason.
  • Page 66: Configuring Printer Properties

    I/O port. The Dell Printer driver package provides an appropriate port-sharing mechanism that is used by Dell printer and scanner drivers. The drivers address their devices via so-called ports. The current status of any port can be viewed via the Ports Configuration.
  • Page 67: Printing A Document

    1. From the application you are using, select Print from the File menu. 2. Select Print directly using lpr. 3. In the Dell LPR window, select the model name of your machine from the Printer list and click Properties. 4. Change the printer and print job properties.
  • Page 68: Printing Files

    Printing Files You can print many different types of files on the Dell printer device directly from the command line interface using the standard CUPS way. The CUPS lpr utility allows you do that, but the driver's package replaces the standard lpr tool with a much more user-friendly Dell LPR program.
  • Page 69: Installing Software For Macintosh

    4. Double-click the MAC_Installer folder. 5. Double-click the MAC_Printer folder. 6. For Mac OS 8.6 ~ 9.2, double-click the Dell 5330dn Installer Classic icon. For Mac OS 10.1, double-click the Dell 5330dn Installer 10.1 icon. For Mac OS 10.2 ~ 10.6, double-click the Dell 5330dn Installer OSX icon.
  • Page 70: Uninstall The Printer Driver

    The name of your printer appears in the list. 3. Select DEL000xxxxxxxxx from the printer box (where the xxxxxxxxx varies depending on each of the products) and click Select. If Auto Setup does not work properly, click Select PPD, choose DELL 5330dn Mono Laser Printer, and click OK.
  • Page 71 For MAC OS 10.5~10.6, enter the queue name in the Queue field. 7. For MAC OS 10.3, if Auto Select does not work properly, select Dell in Printer Model and your printer name in Model Name.
  • Page 72 For MAC OS 10.4, click Default Browser and find the USB connection. For MAC OS 10.5~10.6, click Default and find the USB connection. 5. For MAC OS 10.3, if Auto Select does not work properly, select Dell in Printer Model and your printer name in Model Name.
  • Page 73: Changing Printer Settings

    Changing Printer Settings You can use advanced printing features when using your printer. From your Macintosh application, select Print from the File menu. Layout Setting The Layout tab provides options to adjust how the document appears on the printed page. You can print multiple pages on one sheet of paper.
  • Page 74: Duplex Printing

    3. Select the number of pages you want to print on one sheet of paper on the Pages per Sheet drop-down list. 4. Select the page order from the Layout Direction option. To print a border around each page on the sheet, select the option you want from the Border drop-down list. 5.
  • Page 75: Fit To Page

    3. Select a binding orientation from Two Sided option. 4. Click Print. The printer prints on both sides of the paper. Printer Features Setting The Printer Features tab provides options for selecting the paper type and adjusting print quality. Select Printer Features from the Presets drop-down list to access the following features: Reverse Duplex Printing Allows you to select general print order compared to duplex print order.
  • Page 76: Output Bin

    Output Bin If you install the Optional Output Bin 1, you can choose the exit bin for the printed document. Paper Type Ensure that Paper Type is set to Printer Default. If you load a different type of print material, select the corresponding paper type.
  • Page 77: Cleaning Your Printer

    Maintenance Clearing the Setting and Restoring Setting to Factory Default Cleaning Your Printer Maintaining the Toner Cartridge Replacement parts Ordering Supplies Clearing the Setting and Restoring Setting to Factory Default To restore the printer's factory default settings: 1. Press Menu ( 2.
  • Page 78 Cleaning the inside of the printer manually 1. Power the printer off and unplug the power cord. Note the length of time it takes for the printer to cool down. 2. Open the top cover and pull the toner cartridge out. Set it on a clean flat surface. CAUTION: To prevent damage, do not expose the toner cartridge to light for more than a few minutes.
  • Page 79: Printing A Cleaning Sheet

    NOTE: The long strip of glass is hard to locate. 5. Locate the PTL lens by flipping up the feed guide and gently swab the lens with a cotton swab. 6. Clean the feed sensor with a cotton swab. 7. Reinsert the toner cartridge and close the top cover. 8.
  • Page 80: Maintaining The Toner Cartridge

    If you are experiencing blurred, faded, or smeared printouts, you can clear the problem by printing a cleaning sheet provided with your printer. You can print: OPC cleaning sheet: cleans the OPC drum of the toner cartridge. Fuser cleaning sheet: cleans the fuser unit inside the printer. This process will produce a page with toner debris, which should be discarded.
  • Page 81: Redistributing Toner

    You can check the level of toner left in the cartridge. If you are having print quality problems, this can help you determine if the problem is caused by low toner. 1. Press Menu ( 2. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Maintenance and press Select ( 3.
  • Page 82: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Supplies" to order toner cartridges. NOTE: For best results, use Dell toner cartridge. If you do not use Dell supplies, Dell does not guarantee print quality and printer reliability. To replace the toner cartridge: 1. Remove the new toner cartridge from its bag.
  • Page 83 2. Locate the sealing tape at the end of the toner cartridge. Carefully pull the tape completely out of the cartridge and discard it. NOTE: The sealing tape should be longer than 60 cm when correctly removed. NOTE: Holding the toner cartridge, pull the sealing tape straight to remove it from the cartridge. Be careful not to cut the tape.
  • Page 84: Replacing The Fuser Unit

    7. Hold the toner cartridge by the handle and slowly insert the cartridge into the opening in the printer. 8. Tabs on the sides of the cartridge and corresponding grooves within the printer will guide the cartridge into the correct position until it locks into place completely. NOTE: Do not use excessive force when inserting the cartridge into the printer.
  • Page 85 5. Pull the duplex unit out of the printer. 6. Push both the levers of the fuser and downward both levers of the fuser. 7. Pull the Fuser unit straight out.
  • Page 86 8. Take out the new Fuser unit from its bag, and then remove the tape. 9. Insert Fuser unit completely into the printer. If Fuser unit is not completely inserted, the printer will not operate. Make sure that both levers of the fuser are securely latched onto the printer.
  • Page 87: Replacement Parts

    10. Insert the duplex unit into the slot. 11. Put the rear door back on and insert the rear door strap to the printer. 12. Close the rear door. 13. Reconnect the power cord and printer cable, and turn the printer on. Replacement parts From time to time, you need to replace the rollers and fuser unit to maintain top performance and to avoid print quality and paper feed problems resulting from worn parts.
  • Page 88: Ordering Supplies

    You can order supplies using the Dell™ Toner Management System or the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. If your printer is connected to a network, type your printer's IP address in your Web browser to launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool and click the toner supplies link.
  • Page 89 If ordering by phone, call the number that appears under the By Telephone heading. 3. If your printer is connected to a network, type the printer's IP address in your Web browser to launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool and click the supplies link.
  • Page 90 Configure the network parameters necessary for the printer to connect to various network environments. NOTE: For details on how to access the Embedded Web Service please refer to the chapter, "Dell Printer Configuration Web tool." SetIP Address: A utility program allowing you to select a network interface card and manually configure the addresses for use with the TCP/IP protocol.
  • Page 91 Item Requirements Network Interface Gigabit Ethernet 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN (Optional) Network Operating System Windows: 2000/XP(32/64bits)/Vista(32/64bits)/2003 Server(32/64bits)/2008 Server(32/64bits)/7/Server 2008 R2 Netware OS: 5.x, 6.x (NDS, Bindery Mode), iPrint Support Mac OS 9.x, 10.1~10.6 Various Linux OS including Red Hat 8~9, Fedora Core 1~4, Mandrake 9.2~10.1, SuSE 8.2~9.2, Suse linux Enterprise Version 10, Redhat WS Linux 5.0...
  • Page 92 If you selected AppleTalk. a. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight Activate and press Select ( b. Press Scroll ( ) to change the setting to On (enable) or Off (disable). If you selected Wireless, assign a wireless network environment. For details, see "Configuring TCP/IP".
  • Page 93: Restoring The Network Configuration

    Setting a Wireless network (Optional wireless network card) To use the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer in both wired and wireless network environments, you can install an optional wireless network card. For details of Wireless setup, please refer to "Quick Install Guide" for the wireless network interface card.
  • Page 94: Shared Printing

    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 with the Drivers and Utilities CD.
  • Page 95: Point And Print

    To check that the printer was successfully shared: Make sure the printer object in the Printers folder shows it is shared. For example, in Windows 2000, a hand is 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.
  • Page 96 c. Click Printers. For Windows 7, select Control Panel and Hardware and Sound and Devices and Printers. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel and Hardware and Devices and Printers. 2. Select the printer you just created. 3. Click File Properties.
  • Page 97: Openssl License

    a. Click Start Control Panel. b. Double-click Printers and Other Hardware. c. Click Printers and Faxes. In Windows XP/Server 2003 (Classic Start menu): Click Start Settings Printers and Faxes. In Windows Vista/Server 2008 (Classic Start menu), Windows 2000: Click Start Settings Printers.
  • Page 98: Original Ssleay License

    ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young(eay@cryptsoft.com). This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com). Original SSLeay License Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com) All rights reserved. This package is an SSL implementation written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). The implementation was written so as to conform with Netscapes SSL.
  • Page 99: Paper Handling

    Paper Handling Print Media Guidelines Using the Multi-purpose Feeder Storing Print Media Using the High Capacity Feeder Identifying Print Media Sources and Specifications For Standard, Optional 500 Sheet Tray and HCF Setting Paper Size Selecting an Output Location Setting the Paper Type Loading Print Media in the Paper Tray Tray Behavior Print Media Guidelines...
  • Page 100: Recommended Paper

    The amount of moisture in the paper affects both print quality and the ability of the printer to feed the paper properly. Leave the paper in its original wrapper until you are ready to use it. This limits the exposure of the paper to moisture changes that can degrade its performance. Grain Direction Grain refers to the alignment of the paper fibers in a sheet of paper.
  • Page 101: Selecting Preprinted Forms And Letterhead

    Proper paper loading helps prevent jams and ensures trouble-free printing. To help avoid jams or poor print quality: Always use new, undamaged paper. Before loading paper, know the recommended print side of the paper you are using. This information is usually indicated on the paper package.
  • Page 102: Selecting Prepunched Paper

    Page orientation is important when printing on letterhead. Use the following table for help when loading letterhead in the print media sources. Print Media Source Top of Page Simplex (single-sided) Duplex (double-sided) printing printing Standard 500-sheet tray Face down Face up Optional 500-sheet tray or High Capacity Feeder Multi-purpose Feeder...
  • Page 103 The printer can print directly on to transparencies designed for use in laser printers. Print quality and durability depend on the transparency used. Always print samples on the transparencies you are considering before buying large quantities. Check with the manufacturer or vendor to determine whether your transparencies are compatible with laser printers that heat transparencies up to 195°...
  • Page 104: Card Stock

    Labels Your printer can print on many labels designed for use with laser printers. These labels are supplied in letter-, A4-, and legal-size sheets. Label adhesives, face sheet (printable stock), and topcoats must be able to withstand temperatures up to 195° C (383° F) and pressure up to 25 pounds per square inch (psi).
  • Page 105: Identifying Print Media Sources And Specifications

    When storing individual packages of print media out of the original carton, ensure they rest on a flat surface so the edges do not buckle or curl. Do not place anything on top of the print media packages. Identifying Print Media Sources and Specifications The following tables provide information on standard and optional sources, including the print media sizes available from the paper size menu and supported weights.
  • Page 106 (184.2 x 266.7 8.5 x 13.5 in. Oficio (215.9 x 342.9 5.5 x 8.5 Statement (139.7 x 215.9) 8.5 x 13 in. Folio (216 x 330 5.85 x 8.27 in. sheets (148.5 x 210 of 75 NOTE: Ensure the (20 lb) A5 paper is paper NOT A4...
  • Page 107 Print Media Supported Print Media Paper Tray Multi-purpose Standard output feeder tray Paper Card Stock Transparencies Labels Envelopes NOTE: To use recycled paper, click "paper" tab then select recycled paper in driver's paper tab. Print Media Types and Weights Print Media Type Print Media Weight Tray 1 and Optional...
  • Page 108: Selecting An Output Location

    Cover Up to 216 g/m (58.5 Laser printer 138-146 g/m Transparencies (37-39 lb bond) Paper 176 g/m Labels - maximum (47 lb bond) Dual-web paper 176 g/m (47 lb bond) Polyester 176 g/m (47 lb bond) Vinyl 176 g/m (47 lb bond) Pressure-sensitive area 135-140 g/m Integrated Forms...
  • Page 109 To use the output tray, ensure that the rear door is closed. To use the rear door, open it. NOTE: If paper coming out of the output tray has problems, such as excessive curl, try printing to the rear door. NOTE: To avoid paper jams, do not open or close the rear door while the printer is printing.
  • Page 110 If necessary, expand the paper output extension to prevent print media from falling off the output tray. Printing to the Rear Door (face up) When using the rear door, paper comes out of the printer face up. Printing from the Multi-purpose Feeder to the rear door provides a straight paper path. Using the rear door might improve the output quality with special materials.
  • Page 111: Loading Print Media In The Paper Tray

    Loading Print Media in the Paper Tray For the majority of your print jobs, load the print media in tray 1. Tray 1 can hold a maximum of 500 sheets of 75 g/m (20 lb) plain paper. For added capacity of 500 sheets per tray, you can purchase optional trays and attach them below the standard tray. You can attach up to three additional trays.
  • Page 112 Use the Multi-purpose Feeder to print transparencies, labels, envelopes, or postcards, in addition to making quick runs of paper types or sizes that are not currently loaded in the paper tray. Acceptable print materials are plain paper ranging from 3.0 by 5.0 in. (76 by 127 mm) to Legal, 8.5 by 14 in. (216 by 356 mm) - the largest size acceptable - and weighing 16 lb - 56 lb.
  • Page 113: Printing On Special Print Materials

    buckle resulting in a paper jam or skew. 5. After loading paper, set the paper type and size for the Multi-purpose Feeder. See "Setting the Paper Type". NOTE: The printer driver settings override the settings on the operator panel. 6. After printing, return the multi-purpose feeder extension back to its place and close the Multi-purpose Feeder. Printing on special print materials To load special print materials in the Multi-purpose Feeder.
  • Page 114: Using The High Capacity Feeder

    Load only one size of print material at a time in the Multi-purpose Feeder. To prevent paper jams, do not add paper when there is still paper in the Multi-purpose Feeder. This also applies to other types of print materials. Print materials should be loaded face up with the top edge going into the Multi-purpose Feeder first and be placed in the center of the tray.
  • Page 115 3. Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, and fan them out. Do not fold or crease the print media. Align the edges on a level surface. 4. Insert the paper stack into the High Capacity Feeder with the print side facing down. 5.
  • Page 116: Setting The Paper Type

    NOTE: If you experience problems with paper feed, place the paper in the Multi-purpose Feeder. You can load previously printed paper. The printed side should be facing up with an uncurled edge at the front. If you experience problems with paper feed, turn the paper around. Note that the print quality is not guaranteed. For Standard, Optional 500 Sheet Tray and HCF Setting Paper Size Standard, Optional 500-sheet trays, and High Capacity Feeder: Standard paper sizes are automatically detected if the media is loaded correctly in the tray and the guides are adjusted correctly.
  • Page 117: Substitute Size

    5. Press Scroll ( ) to Off to disable tray linking and press Select ( 6. Press Cancel ( ) to return to Standby mode. Substitute Size This setting is used to determine whether the printer can substitute another paper size when the requested paper size is not available in any of the input trays.
  • Page 118 Printing a Document Your printer prints documents using the Printer Control Language (PCL) or Postscript (PS) printer driver. When you install the Dell software, your printer automatically installs the PCL and PS printer drivers. See "Installing Dell Software for Local Printing".
  • Page 119: Canceling A Print Job

    Watermark Overlay Double-sided The following procedure describes the general steps required for printing from various Windows applications. The exact steps for printing a document may vary depending on the application program being used. Refer to software application's User's Guide for the exact printing procedure. 1.
  • Page 120: Printer Settings

    For Windows 7, select Control Panel and Hardware and Sound and Devices and Printers. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel and Hardware and Devices and Printers. 3. Double-click the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer icon. For Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, right click your printer icon See what’...
  • Page 121: Layout Tab

    For Windows 7, select Control Panel and Hardware and Sound and Devices and Printers. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select Control Panel and Hardware and Devices and Printers. c. Point to the Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer. d. Right-click on the printer icon.
  • Page 122: Paper Tab

    Layout Options allows you to select advanced printing options. For details, see "Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet of the Layout Paper" "Printing Posters" "Printing Booklets". Options Double-sided Printing allows you to print on both sides of paper. For details, see "Printing on Both Sides of Paper".
  • Page 123: Graphic Tab

    Ensure that Source is set to the corresponding paper tray. Source The MP Feeder source is used when printing to special materials. See "Printing on special print materials". If the paper source is set to Auto Selection, the printer automatically picks up print materials from the Multi- purpose Feeder first and then the paper tray.
  • Page 124 Property Description Select the printing resolution by choosing 1200 dpi (Best), 600 dpi (Normal) or Draft Mode. The higher the setting, Resolution the sharper the clarity of the printed characters and graphics. Higher settings may increase the time it takes to print a document.
  • Page 125 Property Description Create a background image of text to print on each page of your document. See "Using Watermarks". This feature is not Watermark available when using the Postscript (PS) driver. Overlays are often used to take the place of preprinted forms and letterhead paper.
  • Page 126: About Tab

    Job type dialog allows you to select how to print or save the printing file by using the RAM Disk or optional HDD. Select Job type one of the following settings: NOTE: Store, Print Schedule, Store to HDD and Store to Public HDD appear only when you install the optional HDD.
  • Page 127: Using Help

    2. Enter a name for the item in the Favorites input box. 3. Click Save. To use a saved setting, select it from the Favorites drop-down list. To delete a favorite setting item, select it from the list and click Delete. To restore the printer driver's default settings, select Printer Default from the list.
  • Page 128: Printing A Reduced Or Enlarged Document

    4. If necessary, select the page order on the Page Order drop-down list. To print a border around each page on the sheet, check Print Page Border. Print Page Border is enabled only if the Pages per Side setting is set to a number greater than one. 5.
  • Page 129: Fitting Your Document To A Selected Paper Size

    4. Select the paper source, size and type. 5. Click OK and print the document. Fitting Your Document to a Selected Paper Size You can scale your print job to any selected paper size regardless of the change to the original document size.
  • Page 130: Printing Booklets

    To form one poster-size document, you can print a single-page document onto 4, 9, or 16 sheets of paper, then paste the sheets together. 1. To change the print settings from your software application, go to printer properties. 2. From the Layout tab, select Poster Printing on the Layout Type drop-down list. 3.
  • Page 131: Printing On Both Sides Of Paper

    This printer feature allows you to print your document on both sides of the paper and arranges the pages so that the paper can be folded in half after printing to produce a booklet. 1. To change the print settings from your software application, go to printer properties. See "Printer Settings".
  • Page 132: Using Watermarks

    NOTE: Do not print on both sides of labels, transparencies, envelopes, or thick paper. Damage to the printer and paper jamming might result. NOTE: To use the double-sided printing, use only the following paper size: A4, Letter, Legal, Folio and Oficio. 1.
  • Page 133: Creating A Watermark

    3. Click OK and start printing. Creating a Watermark 1. To change the print settings from your software application, go to printer properties. 2. Click the Other Options tab and click Edit in the Watermark section. The Edit Watermarks window appears. 3.
  • Page 134: Editing A Watermark

    To stop printing the watermark, select No Watermark on the Watermark drop-down list. Editing a Watermark 1. To change the print settings from your software application, go to printer properties. 2. Click the Other Options tab and click Edit in the Watermark section. The Edit Watermarks window appears. 3.
  • Page 135: Using A Page Overlay

    4. In the Edit Overlays window, click Create Overlay. 5. In the Create Overlay window, type a name of up to eight characters in the File name box. Select the destination path, if necessary. (The default is C:\FormOver). 6. Click Save. You can see the name in the Overlay List. 7.
  • Page 136: Deleting A Page Overlay

    After an overlay has been created, it is ready to be printed with your document. To print an overlay with a document: NOTE: The resolution of the overlay must be the same as the resolution of the document that will print with the overlay.
  • Page 137: Printing A Confidential Job

    You can delete page overlays that are no longer used. 1. In the printer properties window, click the Extras tab. 2. Click Edit in the Overlay section. 3. Select the overlay you want to delete from the Overlay List box. 4.
  • Page 138: Printing And Deleting Held Jobs

    When a printer receives a confidential or stored Jobs, it displays "Stored Job Press Select ( )" on the operator panel. 1. Press Select ( ) to access the confidential and stored Job at the printer. 2. Press Scroll ( ) to highlight your user name, and then press Select ( 3.
  • Page 139: Software Overview

    Printer Settings Utility - configures and checks print settings. Dell Toner Management System™ - displays the status of the printer and the name of the job when you send a job to print. The Dell Toner Management System™ window also displays the level of toner remaining and allows you to order replacement toner cartridges.
  • Page 140: Minimum Requirements

    If you attach a USB or Parallel printer cable while your printer and computer are powered on, the Windows hardware wizard launches immediately. Cancel the screen and use the Drivers and Utilities CD to install the Dell software. 1. Ensure that the printer is connected to your computer and powered on. All applications should be closed on your computer before beginning installation.
  • Page 141: Network Installation

    3. Select Personal Installation. Click Next. If necessary, select a language by clicking the Language button on the main screen. NOTE: If the printer is not connected to your computer when you install the Drivers and Utilities CD, the No Printer Found screen appears.
  • Page 142: Installing Dell Software For Network Printing

    Before connecting your printer to the network, you must first configure the printer's TCP/IP settings. See "Set IP Address Utility". After assigning and verifying the TCP/IP settings, install the Dell software on each network computer. You can install the Dell software on the network computers locally or remotely. NOTE: You need administrative access to install printer drivers on the network computers.
  • Page 143 5. To install drivers on the computer for network operation, select Local Installation and click Next. To install Dell software on remote computers or network servers on the same network, select Remote Installation. The domain administrator's ID and password are required. Select the client computer(s) in the same domain on a network and click Next.
  • Page 144: Uninstalling Software

    Close all programs before uninstalling software. Restart your computer after uninstalling software. 1. From the Start menu, select Programs DELL DELL Printers DELL 5330dn Mono Laser Printer Dell Printer Software Uninstall. 2. Select the software you want to remove. Click Next.
  • Page 145: Printer Status Monitor

    Order Supplies: Click to order replacement toner cartridges online. See "Ordering Supplies". User's Guide: Allows you to view the DELL 5330dn Mono Laser Printer User's Guide. Printer Settings Utility When you install the Dell software, the Printer Settings Utility is automatically installed.
  • Page 146: Firmware Update Utility

    Utility. The Firmware Update Utility window opens. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update. Dell Toner Re-order application To order replacement toner cartridges or supplies from Dell: 1. Double-click the Dell Toner Reorder Program icon on your desktop.
  • Page 147: Set Ip Address Utility

    DELL 5330dn Mono Laser Printer Dell 5330dn Toner Reorder. 2. The Dell 5330dn Toner Reorder window opens. Set IP Address Utility This program is for the network IP setting using the MAC address which is the hardware serial number of the network printer card or interface.
  • Page 148 4. Click in the SetIP Address window to open the TCP/IP configuration window. 5. Enter the network card's MAC address, IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and then click Apply. NOTE: when you enter the MAC address, enter it without colon(:). 6.
  • Page 149: Specifications

    Specifications General Specifications Printer Specifications Paper Specifications General Specifications Item Description Paper input Standard tray: 500 sheets (weight: 20 lb) capacity Optional tray: 500 sheets (weight: 20 lb) High Capacity Feeder: 2100 sheets (weight: 20 lb) Multi-purpose feeder: Plain paper 100 sheets (weight: 20 lb) Maximum Configuration: Standard tray + three Optional trays or Standard tray + one Optional tray + one High Capacity Feeder Paper output...
  • Page 150: Printer Specifications

    16.3 x 18.7 x 14.8 in. dimension (415 x 476 x 377 mm) (W x D x H) Random Access Dell 5330dn Mono Laser Printer: 256 MB (Max. 768 MB) Memory (RAM) Weight Net: 20.83 Kg (including toner cartridge), 18.75 Kg (except toner cartridge) Gross: 26.01 Kg (including consumables, accessories and...
  • Page 151: Paper Specifications

    * Min.: 3 x 5 in. (76 x 127 mm) Max.: 8.5 x 14 in. (216 x 356 mm) Duplex printing: Letter, A4, Legal, Oficio, Folio Print resolution Up to 1200 dpi effective output Emulation PCL6, PCL5e, PostScript Level3 PC Interface USB 2.0, Parallel Network 10/100 Base TX, 1000 Base-T, 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN(Optional)
  • Page 152 CAUTION: Using paper that does not meet these specifications may cause problems requiring repairs. These repairs are not covered by the Dell warranty or service agreements. NOTE: Some paper may meet all of the guidelines in this guide and still not produce satisfactory results. This may be the result of improper handling, unacceptable temperature and humidity levels, or other variables over which Dell has no control.
  • Page 153: Guidelines For Using Paper

    Envelopes 10 sheet of paper 60-105 g/m for the multi- (16-28 lb) purpose feeder a. The printer supports a wide range of media sizes. b. Capacity may vary depending on print materials weight and thickness, as well as environmental conditions. NOTE: You may experience jams when using print materials with a length of less than 127 mm (5 in).
  • Page 154: Paper Output Capacity

    forms use inks that are compatible with this fusing temperature (180° C or 356° F for 0.1 second). Paper Specifications Category Specifications Acid Content 5.5 pH or lower Caliper 0.094-0.18 mm (3.0-7.0 mils) Curl in Ream Flat within 0.02 in (5 mm) Cut Edge Cut with sharp blades with no visible fray.
  • Page 155 Heat works with humidity to damage paper. Heat causes the moisture in paper to evaporate, while cold causes it to condense on the sheets. Heating systems and air conditioners remove most of the humidity from a room. As paper is opened and used, it loses moisture, causing streaks and smudging.
  • Page 156: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Clearing Jams in the Paper Tray Understanding Display Messages Solving Problems Clearing Jams in the Paper Tray When a paper jam occurs, Paper Jam appears on the display. Refer to the table below to locate and clear the paper jam. Operator Panel Location of Jam Go to...
  • Page 157 2. Remove the jammed paper by gently pulling it straight out. Ensure that all of the paper is properly aligned in tray If you cannot see the paper or the paper does not move when pulled, check the fuser area. For more information, "Around the toner cartridge".
  • Page 158: Around The Toner Cartridge

    3. Pull the tray 1 half-way out. 4. Pull the paper straight up and out. 5. Insert the trays back into the printer. Printing automatically resumes. Multi-purpose Feeder Jam 1. If the paper is not feeding properly, pull the paper out of the printer. 2.
  • Page 159 CAUTION: To prevent damage, do not expose the toner cartridge to light for more than a few minutes. CAUTION: Do not touch the green underside of the toner cartridge. Use the handle on the cartridge to avoid touching this area. 2.
  • Page 160: In The Paper Exit Area

    4. Flip down the feed guide. 5. Reinsert the toner cartridge and close the top cover. Printing automatically resumes. NOTE: If it is difficult to reinstall the toner cartridge, ensure that the feed guide has been flipped back down into position.
  • Page 161 If you still do not see the paper, go to the next step. 6. Pull the rear door strap. 7. While pushing the fuser lever to the right, open the fuser door. 8. Pull the jammed paper out.
  • Page 162: In The Duplex Unit Area

    9. Return the fuser lever to original position and insert the rear door connector in the printer. 10. Return the pressure levers to their original position and close the rear door. Printing automatically resumes. In the Duplex Unit Area If the the duplex unit is not inserted correctly, paper jam may occur. Ensure that the duplex unit is inserted correctly. Duplex jam 0 1.
  • Page 163: Tips For Avoiding Paper Jams

    4. Open and close the top cover. The printer will resume printing. Duplex jam 1 1. Open the rear door. 2. Gently pull the jammed paper straight up. 3. Close the rear door. 4. Open and close the top cover. The printer will resume printing. Tips for Avoiding Paper Jams By selecting the correct paper types, most paper jams can be avoided.
  • Page 164: Understanding Display Messages

    Flex, fan and straighten the paper before loading. Do not use creased, damp, or curled paper. Do not mix paper types in the paper tray. Use only recommended print materials. See "Paper Specifications". Ensure that the recommended print side of print materials is facing down in the paper tray and facing up in the multi-purpose feeder.
  • Page 165 Confirm Error persists, please call for service. The top cover is not securely Close the cover until it locks Close Toner Door latched. into place. The rear door is not securely Close the door until it locks Close Rear Door latched.
  • Page 166 Paper has jammed in the paper Clear the jam. See "In the Paper Jam 2... exit area. paper exit area" "Around the toner cartridge". Paper has jammed during Clear the jam. See "Duplex Duplex jam 0... duplex printing. 0". Paper has jammed during Clear the jam.
  • Page 167: Solving Problems

    A toner cartridge is not Install a toner cartridge. Install Toner installed. The toner cartridge you have Install a genuine Dell toner Invalid Toner/ Toner is not installed is not for your printer. cartridge designed for your valid printer.
  • Page 168: Paper Feeding Problems

    If the problem persists, contact Dell. Paper Feeding Problems Condition Suggested solutions Paper is jammed during Clear the paper jam. See "Clearing Jams in the printing. Paper Tray". Paper sticks together. Ensure that there is not too much paper in the paper tray.
  • Page 169 Check the power switch and the power source. The printer is not selected as Select DELL 5330dn Mono the default printer. Laser Printer as your default printer in Windows. Check the printer for the The front or rear door is following: not closed.
  • Page 170: Printing Quality Problems

    your printer is 50 PPM for Letter- sized paper. Half the page is The page orientation setting Change the page orientation in blank. may be incorrect. your application. See "Layout Tab". The paper size and the paper Ensure that the paper size in the size settings do not match.
  • Page 171 Condition Suggested solutions Light or faded print If a vertical white streak or faded area appears on the page: The toner supply is low. You may be able to temporarily extend the toner cartridge life. See "Redistributing Toner". If this does not improve the print quality, install a new toner cartridge.
  • Page 172 Specifications". Check the printer's environment; very dry (low humidity) or high humidity (higher than 80% RH) conditions can increase the amount of background shading. Remove the old toner cartridge and install a new one. See "Replacing the Toner Cartridge". Toner smear Clean the inside of the printer.
  • Page 173 Page skew Ensure the paper is loaded properly. Check the paper type and quality. See "Paper Specifications". Ensure the paper or other material is loaded correctly and the guides are not too tight or too loose against the paper stack. Curl or wave Ensure the paper is loaded properly.
  • Page 174: Common Windows Problems

    Character Voids Character voids have white areas where they should be solid black: If you are using transparencies, try another type of transparency. Because of the composition of the transparency, some character voids are normal. You may be printing on the wrong surface of the paper.
  • Page 175: Common Linux Problems

    "Exception OE", "Spool32", or "Illegal Operation" message appears. "Fail To Print" or These messages may appear during printing. Wait until the "A printer timeout machine finishes printing. If the message appears in standby error occurred." mode or after printing has been completed, check the message appears.
  • Page 176: Common Macintosh Problems

    on the list. If not, please, refer to "Add new printer wizard" to set up your device. Ensure that the printed has started. Open Printers configuration and select your machine on the printers list. Look at the description in the Selected printer pane. If its status contains "(stopped)"...
  • Page 177: Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool The Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, also known as the Printer Embedded Web Server, lets you monitor the status of your network printer without leaving your desk. View and/or change the printer configuration settings, and monitor toner level;...
  • Page 178: Print Server Settings

    Get immediate feedback on printer supply status. When toner is running low, click the toner supplies link on the first screen to order additional toner cartridges. Printer Settings Change printer settings, view the operator panel remotely, and update the print server firmware. Print Server Settings Change print server settings, view the operator panel remotely, and update the print server firmware.
  • Page 179: Copy Printer Settings

    Set Password Dell Printer Web configuration Tool (EWS) can be locked by setting a password. When any of the printer settings are changed using this tool, it will prompt for Username and Password. The Username is "admin" and default password is null...
  • Page 180: Wireless Setup

    You can set the EWS password by clicking the Set Password link. The username is always "admin". Wireless Setup Wireless can be setup using the Dell Web configuration tool. Click on the Wireless link to change the settings. For details of Wireless setup, please refer to Quick Install Guide for the wireless network interface card.

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