Input source tests
The purpose of the diagnostic Print Tests is to verify that the printer can print on media from each of the installed
input options. The contents of the Print Test Page varies depending on the media installed in the selected input
Check each Test Page from each source to assist in print quality and paper feed problems.
To run the Print Test Page:
Select PRINT TESTS from the Diagnostics menu.
Select the media source.
Tray 2 (if installed)
Tray 3 (if installed)
Tray 4 (if installed)
Tray 5 (if installed)
Multipurpose Feeder (if installed)
Envelope Feeder (if installed)
Select Single or Continuous.
If Single is selected, a single page is printed.
If Continuous is selected, printing continues until Stop (
If a source is selected that contains envelopes, an envelope test pattern is printed. If Continuous is
selected, the test pattern is printed only on the first envelope.
Note: The Print Test Page always prints on one side of the paper, regardless of the duplex setting or the
presence of a duplex option.
Press Back (
Print quality pages (Prt Quality Pgs)
The purpose of this diagnostic function is to allow printing of the print quality test pages with the toner cartridge
lockout function disabled. The print quality pages consist of three pages. Page one contains a mixture of
graphics and text. Pages two and three only contain graphics. If duplex is turned on, the pages are duplexed.
The Print Quality Test pages are printed in English and must always be printed on letter, legal, or A4 paper.
To run the Print Quality Test Pages, select Prt Quality Pgs from PRINT TESTS. The message Printing
Quality Test Pages is displayed.
Note: The print quality test pages can also be printed from the Configuration menu (CONFIG MENU), however
a cartridge must be installed with a machine class ID matching the machine class ID stored in NVRAM.
Additional diagnostic information may be printed on the pages when printing from DIAGNOSTICS.
The following is included in the DIAGNOSTICS version of the print quality pages:
Values from EP SETUP in DIAGNOSTICS, including:
Fuser temperature, warm up time, transfer, print contrast, and charge roll settings.
Contents of the EVENT LOG from DIAGNOSTICS.
Configuration information, including printer serial number, controller code level, engine code level, operator
panel code level, font versions, and cartridge information.
Default values for the QUALITY MENU settings used to print the pages.
) to return to PRINT TESTS.
)is pressed to cancel the test.