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Dell 3115 Color Laser User Manual

Multifunction color laser printer.
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   Summary of Contents for Dell 3115 Color Laser

  • Page 3 1. Dell™ Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn User's Guide Notes, Notices, and Cautions Click th to the left for information on the features, options, and operation multifunction printer. For information on other documentation d with your multifunction printer, see "g Information(See 2.)."...
  • Page 4 Reproduction in any manner without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text Dell, the DELL go and Dell ScanCenter are trademark ll Inc.; Microsoft, Windows, Windows Server, and Windows Vista are emarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the Un tes and/or other countries;...
  • Page 5: Finding Information

    Common UNIX Printing System, CUPS, the CUPS logo are the trademarks of ware Products; PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packar United States; ENERGY STAR is a r rademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As an ENERGY artner, Dell Inc. has determined that this product meets the ENERGY delines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 6 The Drivers and Utilities CD contains documentation an rs for your multifunction printer. You can use the CD to uninsnstall drivers or access your documentation. Readme files may be incl your CD to provide last-minute updates about technical changes multifunction printer or advanced technical reference material erienced users or technicians.
  • Page 7 Thooting Guide Troung Guide(See 23.): User Settings(See 23.) - Configuration(See 23.) oubleshooting Instructions(See 23.) - Others(See 23.) Express Service Service Tag number The Express Service Code and Service Tag numbers ated inside the front door of your multifunction printer.
  • Page 8: Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    3. Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool U the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool One of the fea the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool s the E-Mail Alert Setup, which sends you or the key operator a en the multifunction printer needs supplies or intervention.
  • Page 9: Printer Status

    Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool re also lets you change printer settings and keep track of print If you are a network administrator, you can easily copy the printe ings to one or all printers on the network using your Web browser.
  • Page 10: Printer Settings

    inter Jobs Use the Pri s menu to contain information on Job page and Completed Jobs page. These pages sh etails of the status regarding each protocol or the print jobs. Printer Settings Use the Printer Settings menu to change printer setti view the operator panel remotely. Server Settings Using the rver Settings menu, you can change the type of printer i necessary conditions for communications.
  • Page 11: Online Help

    NOTE: ou must log in as an administrator to use this feature. Online Help Cl Online Help to visit the Dell web page, the User's Guide on that page to ve igured settings. Order at: www.dell.com/supplies ntact Dell Support at: dell.com...
  • Page 12 Exceptions When you have finished setting the language and proxy, type <http://nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn/> (t ter's IP address) in the URL entry field of the browser to activate Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For Netscape Communicator 7.1 Setting Up the Display Language 1.
  • Page 13: Page Display Format

    Top Frame Located at the top es is the Top Frame. When Dell Printer Conf Web Tool is activated, the current status and specificati he multifunction printer are displayed in the Top Frame on every pag The following items are displaye e Top Frame.
  • Page 14: Left Frame

    The interval can be changed in the c Information on Print Server Sett page. Help Links to the Dell web page. See the User's Guide on the Dell Support site for help on th t. Printer...
  • Page 15: Right Frame

    Changing the Settings of Menu Items So allow you to change the printer settings through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. When you are acces se menus, the authentication dialog appears on the screen. Type a use and password for the printer's administrator by following the prompt ed in the dialog box.
  • Page 16 Printer Settings(See "Printer Settings Report(See " Settings(See 3.)" 3.)" 3.)" "Reports(See 3.)" "Printer Settings"(See 3.) " ettings(See 3.)" "Parallel Settings(See 3.)" Network Settings(See 3.)" "USB Settings(See 3.)" "PCL Settings(See 3.) "PS Settings(See 3.) "Secure Settings(See 3.)" "Copy Defaults(See 3.)" "Copy Color Balance(See 3.) "...
  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    "Clear Storage(See 3.)" "Non-Dell (See 3.)" "Ie PrintMeter(See 3.)" "Clock Settings(See 3.)" "Web Link Customization(See 3.)" "Print Server Se(See "Print Server Reports(See 3.) Print Server Setup Page(See 3.)" 3.)" "tWare Setup Page(See 3.)" "E-Mail Alert Set (See 3.)" "Print Server Settings(See "Basi...
  • Page 18 "Copy Printer Settings(See 3.)" "Copy Printer Settings(See 3.)" Copy Printer Settings Report(See 3.)" "Pr (See 3.)" "Print Volume(See 3.)" "Dell ColorTrack(See 3.) "Address (See 3.)" E-Mail Address(See 3.)" "Server Address - Top Page(See 3.) " Book(See 3.)" "Tray Settings(See "Tray 1 Paper Type(See 3.)"...
  • Page 19 Displays the percent of toner remaining i t cartridge. When a cartridge is empty, a message appears. The tex Print Magenta Car evel Cartridge is linked to the Dell Pri lies website. Ye tridge Level k Cartridge Level Consumables Status n Indic toner remaining in each print cartridge as %.
  • Page 20: Printer Jobs

    To verify the printer details su are configuration and software version. This page can also be dis clicking Printer Information in the me. Values: Dell Service Tag Number Displays Dell's service ta . et Tag Number Displays the printer's asset tag number. Printer Serial Displays the printer's serial number.
  • Page 21: Completed Jobs

    To confirm the print jobs that are being processed. Click Refresh button to update the screen. Valu Displays the job id. Job Name Displays the of the job being printed. Owner Displays the job owner's name. Host Name Displ me of the host computer. Job Status Displays the status of the job bein Job Type...
  • Page 22: Printer Settings Report

    Jo ed Time Displays the date the print job was submitted. Pr ings Use the Printer Se menu to display the printer settings report and to configur r settings. Th wing tabbed pages are displayed at the top of the Right Frame. Printer Settings Report The Printer Settings Report tab includes the Menu Settings and Report pages.
  • Page 23 Out of Paper Displays the tone when the pape ut. Tone Low To the tone when the toner is low. Auto Clear Displays the tone when the jam is cleared. Alert Tone Base Tone Displays the base tone. All Tones Displays all tones.
  • Page 24 Fax Transmit Displays the status for the fax transmission. Fax Broadcast Displays the status for print fax broadcast. Protocol Displays the status for printing ocol monitor. Monitor Parallel Di ECP (Extended Capability Port) communication mode of Settings the parallel ce. Adobe Protocol Displays PostScript commu protocol for each interface.
  • Page 25 Enhancement isplays whether the Hex Dump feature is on or off. Draft Mode Display to print in the draft mode. Line Displays whether to set ne termination. Termination Default Color Displays the color mode setting. PS Settings PS Error Displays whether the multifunction pr ts error contents for Report a PS (PostScript) error.
  • Page 26 Auto Adjusts the overall brightness to make the copy overexposed tha original. Auto Exposure Displays the level o erall brightness. Level Copy Color Yellow L Displays the yellow low density. Balance Yellow Medium Displays w medium density. Dens. Yellow High Displays the yellow high density.
  • Page 27 perform duplex printing. ShortEdgeBindin Uses for short-edge binding when yo duplex printing. Multiple-Up Off* Does not multiple-up printing. Auto Automatically reduces the original pages to fit onto o of paper. ID Copy Prints the original pages onto one sheet of p the original size. Manual Prints the original pages onto the o of paper in the size specified in...
  • Page 28 Spec e margin of the copy. Margin 4-50 mm (0.2- Displays the size of the top and Top/Bottom bottom margins. The default Margin 4-50 mm (0.2- Displays the size of the right and left Left/Right 2.0 i margins. The default is 5 Margin Middle 0-50 mm (0.0- ys the size of the middle margin.
  • Page 29 ans an image in 600 dpi. Original Type Text&Photo Uses for docume h both text and photo/gray tones. Photo Uses for documents with photo or es. or documents with text. Document Size Sets the size in A4. Letter Sets the document size in Letter. Sets ument size in B5.
  • Page 30 the copy han the original. Contrast Normal* Does n st the amount of color in a specified hue to make the copy sharper than the original. Higher Adjusts the amount of color in a specified hue to copy sharper than the original.
  • Page 31 Super Fine ion. Ori ype Text&Photo Uses for documents with bot nd photo/gray tones. Photo Uses for documents with photo or gray tones. Text* Uses for documents with text. Lighter/Darker al* orks well with standard typed or printed documents. Darker1 Works w light print or faint pencil markings.
  • Page 32 service provided by some telep panies.) Auto Answer nswers an incoming call and automatically goes into the receive mode 5 seconds. The default is 1sec. Auto An FAX Shares one telephone line with an external telephone in ds. The default is 6sec. Auto Answer Shares one telephone line with an answering machine in 0- Ans/FAX...
  • Page 33 Second) as the dial type. DM Preve Only accepts faxes from numbers registered in the Ph Incoming faxes from numbers whose G3ID is not registered correctly a ccepted even if the number is registered in the PhoneBook. Off* Accept from numbers that are not registered in the PhoneBook.
  • Page 34 Not Trans.* Does not forward the incoming faxe Forward Se Displays the Forward Settings number. umber Forward Set Pr Prints the ongoing faxes when you can set the multif printer to forward the faxes. Off* Does not prints the axes when you can set the multifunction printer to forward the faxes Prefix Dial...
  • Page 35 Does t documents that failed to transfer when Forward Set Print is set Country* United States Sets the country for the fax. Paper Plain Light Displays the paper density in Li plain Density paper. Normal* Displays the paper density in Normal for paper.
  • Page 36 Adjustment Adjust Al Adjust Altitude Displays whether to adjust of the installation location of the printer. Non- er Non-Dell Toner Displays whether to us illed print cartridge. Clock Date Format Specifies the date format. Settings Time Format Specifies the time format in 24H or 12H.
  • Page 37 All changes made on the Printer Settings Copy Printer Settings, Dell ColorTrack, and Tray Setting menus on the Dell Printer Configuration Web are discarded if they are made while the multifunction prin ower saver mode. Exit the mode to change the settings.
  • Page 38 This item is only available when the optional memor s set to on. This item i vailable when the optional wireless printer adapter is installed. You can only use the Auto Feeder (ADF) to read the 8.5"x13" and Legal documents. click R rinter to apply new settings for change to take effect.
  • Page 39 F ity Cl Start button to print the fax acti . Fax Pending Click the Start button to print the pending faxes report Printer The inter Settings tab includes Syste , Parallel Settings, Network Settings, USB Setting, PCL Settings, ettings, and Secure Settings System Settings Purpose: To configure the basic printer se...
  • Page 40 Auto Clear Alert Displays the tone when the jam is c Tone lays the base tone. All Tones Displays all types of tones. Time-Out Specifies the amount of time function printer waits to receive additional bytes of data from the When this timeout expires, the print job is canceled.
  • Page 41 Purpose: To configure the parallel interface. Values: Specifies the ECP cation mode of the parallel interface. Adobe Protocol Specifies PostScript cation protocol for each interface. Netw Purpose: To Sp PostScript communication protocol for this multifunction printer. Values: Adobe Protocol Specifies PostScript commu protocol for each interface. USB Setti Purpos To change printer settings affecting a USB (Universal Seri t.
  • Page 42 Orientation Specifies how tex aphics are oriented on the page. 2 Sided Sets duplexing as the default ll print jobs. This item is only available when the optional duple alled. Font Specifies the default fon registered fonts in the multifunction printer. Symbo ifies a symbol set for a specified font.
  • Page 43 Secure S Purpos To set or change the password to limit access to the menus e operator panel. Set the of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool from Set Password in int Server Settings. Values: Panel Lock ck Set Specifies whether to limit access to the in menu.
  • Page 44 Exposure Level Displays the level of the overall bright All changes the Tray Setting menus on the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool are discard are made while the multifunction printer in power saver mode. Exi e to change the settings.
  • Page 45 Cyan High Dens. Displays t high density. Black Low Dens. Displays th low density. Black Medium De Display ack medium density. Black H Dis black high density. Copy Settings Purpose: To confirm the Copy se Values: Auto Fit Fits the image on the pa rrently loaded. Off* Does not fit the image on the paper currently l 2Sided*...
  • Page 46 2 x 2 P image onto 4 sheets of paper (2 by 2). 3 x 3 Prints an image heets of paper (3 by 3). 4 x 4 Prints an image onto 16 sheets of paper (4 Poster Docu. Displays the size of th sheets. Size Letter* Image...
  • Page 47 puter* Stores the scanned image on the computer by using the otocol. Network Port Wired Stores the wired connection. Wireless Stores data via the wireless connection. Fil t PDF* Saves the scanned copy in PDF. Multi Page Sav canned copy in MultiPageTIFF. TIFF TIFF Saves the scanned copy in TIFF.
  • Page 48 Sets the document size in A5. Executive Sets the document s Executive. 8.5"x13"* Sets the document n 8.5"x13". Legal* Sets ent size in Legal. Lighter/Darker Normal* Works well andard typed or printed documents. Darker1 Works well with light faint pencil markings. Darker2 Darker3 Lighter3...
  • Page 49 her(2) Displays the level of the overall brightness in Higher(2 IFF File Format TIFF V6* Sets the file in the TIFF V6 format. TTN2 Sets the file in the TTN2 format. Image Lower Compresses an image in Lower. Compression Normal* Compresses an image in Normal.
  • Page 50 Darker3 Lighter3 Works well with dark print. Lighter2 Lighter1 Delayed Start 21:00* Saves uments for transmission at a specified time in order to take advan lower long distance rates. 00:00-2 Fax Settings Purpose: To confirm the Fax sett Values: Interval Timer Specifies the interval time (3-255 minute esend attempts.
  • Page 51 Line Monit cifies the volume of the external telephone (line monitor). Rin olume Specifies the volume for the incoming faxes. Line_Type PSTN Sets PSTN as the line type. Sets PBX as the line type. Dialing Type as the dial type. DP (10PPS) Sets DP (10PPS (Pulse Per Seconds)) as the dial type.
  • Page 52 Printer Maintenance The Printer Maintenance ncludes Paper Density, Adjust BTR, Adjust Fuser, Auto Registration Adjustm, Color Registration Adjustments Adjust Altitude, Re s, Clear Storage, Non-Dell Toner, Initialize Prin, Clock Settings, and Web Link Customization pages. Purpose: To specif per density.
  • Page 53 Values: Plain Light Normal Label Light Normal Adjust BTR ose: To specify the reference voltage settings for the t roller. Values Plain Sets the reference voltage settin the transfer roller for plain paper. Plain Thick Sets the ref ltage settings for the transfer roller for thick plain paper. Transparency Sets the reference voltage settings for the transfer transparencies.
  • Page 54 Plain Thick Sets the temperature settings for the fuser unit for thick plain Transparen Sets the te settings for the fuser unit for transparencies. Covers Sets the temperature settings for the fus cover paper. Thick the temperature settings for the fuser unit for thick cover paper Label Sets the temperatur for the fuser unit for labels.
  • Page 55: Clear Storage(see 3.)

    RAM disk is set to on. Values: Clear Storage Click Start to clear all files stored in the RAM disk. Non-Dell Toner Purpose: Specifies whether to use the r print cartridge or not. When this setting is on, you can use print es provided by other companies.
  • Page 56: Clock Settings(see 3.)

    Non- Overrides factory print ca ting. Dell Non-Dell-brand print c may disable some printer features, reduce print quality and Toner reduce ability of your multifunction printer. Dell recommends only new Dell- nt cartridges for your multifunction printer. Dell does not provide coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or compo upplied by Dell.
  • Page 57 Print S tings Use the Print Serv ngs menu to set the type of printer interface and necessary ions for communications. The following tabbed pages are displayed in the top of t ame. Print Server Reports The Print Server Reports tab incl Print Server Setup Page, etWare Setup Page, and E-Mail Alert S e.
  • Page 58 IP Address Displays the IP address. Subnet Mask Displays the subnet mask. Gateway splays the gateway address. IPv6 Use Manual Display r to set the IP address manually. Address Manual Address Displays the IP address. Stateless Address isplays the stateless addresses. Link Local Displays the link local add Address...
  • Page 59 Time-out Displays the period. ority to IPv6 DNS Name Displays whether to u NS Name Resolution Resolution feature. WINS WINS Mode Disp setting of how to get the WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) serv ess. WINS Primary Server Displays the primary WINS server . WINS Secondary Server Displays the secondary WINS server address.
  • Page 60 Notification notifications. HTTP tatus Displays the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) port status. Port Number Displays the HTTP port number. Simultaneous Dis e number of connections received Connections simultaneously by the client. Connection Time-Out Displays the connection timeout period. Port Status Displays the port status.
  • Page 61 Bonjour P tus Displays the port status. (mDNS) Host Name Displays the h e. Printer Name Displays the printer name. SNMP Agent Port Status Displays the port status. Trap Notification 1-4 Displays th of the Trap Notification feature an ress. Authenticate Error Trap Displays the status of Authenticate Error Trap.
  • Page 62 An optional multi-protocol required to display the items. his item is only available for LPD or Port9100. NetWare Setup Page Purpose: To ve current settings of IPX/SPX (Internetwork Packet Exchange/Se Packet Exchange) and Netware. In this page, you can only ve e settings of items. If you want to change the settings, go t ages in the Print Server Settings Values: IPX/SPX...
  • Page 63 E-Mail Alert Setup Page Purpose: To verify the current setti SMTP/POP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol/Post Office Protocol) used f -mail feature and E-Mail Alerts feature. In this page, you can only v e settings of items. If you want to change the settings, go to the the Print Server Settings tab. Values: l Server Port Status...
  • Page 64: Print Server Settings(see "basi Ation(see 3.)

    Alerts an E-Mai paper handling. Service Displays the status, and w to receive an E- Call Mail Alert for Service Calls. Print Server Settings The Print Ser tings tab includes Basic Information, Port Settings Wireless LAN, TCP, NetWare, S, AppleTalk, lert, Bonjour(mDNS), and SNMP pages. Information Purpose: configure the printer's basic information.
  • Page 65: Smb(see 3.)

    Ethernet* Auto Detects Ethernet transmission the duplex settings Settings automatically. 10BASE- Selects 10Base-T Half-Duplex as the default value. f-Duplex 10BASE- Selects 10Base-T Full-Duplex as the default value Full- Duplex 10 lf- Selects 100Base-T Half-Duplex as the default value. Duplex 100B Selects 100Base-T Full-Duplex as the default value.
  • Page 66 feature. SNMP Agent Select the check bo ble the SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). You can also configure the transpor l to be used. UDP and IPX can be selected simultaneously as the tr tocol. IPX is only available when the multi-protocol card is d. Ethernet settings are not displayed optional wireless printer adapter is installed.
  • Page 67 NOTE: An optional wireless printer adapter is required to display the Wireless page. Purpose: To configure th dress, subnet mask, and gateway address of the multifunction printer TCP/IP IP Mode Specifies the IP mode. Settings Host Name Specifies the host name. IPv4 IP Mode Selects the IP address mode.
  • Page 68 Manual DNS Sets the DNS serve s. Server Address DNS Update (IPv4)* Select th box to enable dynamic updates to DNS. DNS Dynamic Update Select the check box to enable dy ates to DNS. (IPv6)* Auto Generate Search Select the check box to automatically generate the List* search lis Search Domain...
  • Page 69 IP Filter (IPv4) To set the IP Filter setti IP Filter. The ter page is displayed. IPP* Printer URI Displays the printer URI. Connection Time-Out Sets the connection t eriod from 1 to 1000 seconds. Port Number Displays the port numbe eceiving requests from the client.
  • Page 70 Mode Permit Permits printi specified network address. Disabled Disables the IP Filter feature for cified IP address. * An optional multi-protocol card is required to display th This item is only avail D or Port9100. etWare Purpose: To configure detailed settings for IPX/SPX and N Value IPX/SPX Frame...
  • Page 71 selected. Context Name Specifies the context name of the Print Server Object up t lphanumeric characters. Configure this item only when Directory: PServer Mode or Directory r Mode is selected. File Server Name*1 Speci file server name up to 47 alphanumeric characters.
  • Page 72 Host Name Speci host name up to 15 alphanumeric characters. The original setting wi n valid if no input is made. Specifies the workgroup name up to 15 alphanumeric characters. The setting will remain valid if no input is made. Administrator Name Specifies the administrator n 0 alphanumeric characters.
  • Page 73: E-mail Alert(see 3.)

    alues: AppleTalk Printer Specifies the printer name in the AppleTalk network up hanumeric characters and symbol sets. Specifies the AppleTalk zone name up to 32 alphanumeric characters ol sets. AppleTalk Displays the AppleTalk type. Type Delay Start Specifies the delay start tim en 1 and 255 seconds. A zero (0) Time value specifies no delay.
  • Page 74: Bonjour (mdns)(see 3.)" *2

    POP User Name Specifies the POP3 account me. Up to 63 alphanumeric characte ods, hyphens, under bars, and at symbols (@) can be used. If specify than one address, separate them using commas. POP User Password Specifies the POP3 account password up to anumeric characters.
  • Page 75 Bonjour Host Specifies the host name up to 63 alpha haracters and "-" (dash). Name The original setting will remain valid i is made. Printer Sp printer name up to 63 alphanumeric characters and symbol Name sets. T nal setting will remain valid if no input is made. NOTE: An optional multi-protocol card is display the Bonjour (mDNS) SNMP...
  • Page 76 Authenticate Selec eck box to notify Authenticate Error Trap. Error Trap The default value of each ite e changed by using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. An optional multi-protocol ca quired to display the item. Purp To specify the client when scanning data.
  • Page 77 You can set up to a maximum of five items and the fi kes priority. Enter the shortest address first before proceeding next longer address when setting multiple filters. following section explains how the IP Filter operates. 1. IP F ure a.
  • Page 78 Set Password Purpose: set or change the password that is required to access the printer s meters from the Dell Printer Configuration Web . Set the password of the operator panel from ttings in the Printer Settings his page can also be displayed by clicking Set d in the Left Frame.
  • Page 79: Ipsec(see 3.)

    Port Number Specifies the port number, w not identical with that of HTTP for TCP/I must be 443 or between 8000 and 9999. Time Zone Set the correct Time Zone to generate SSL author The initial value, 0 or -5 (hours)* is set.
  • Page 80 60 seconds. After that, you ca whether settings were copied to this page. And you need to check the Copy the settings to the Host in the above list an machine menu of the Dell Printe ion Web Tool in the destination printer to verify if set e actually copied or not.
  • Page 81: Address Book

    If the setting opied but printer configuration is different, the settings of only me items are copied. Printer settings are simultaneously copied to pr f up to 10 IP addresses. Copy Printer Settings Re Purpose: the histories of copying. NOTE: The history is cleared by turning off the multifunction printer: Address Book The Address Book menu the E-Mail Address, Server Address, and Phone Book pages.
  • Page 82 ID : Name Displays the e-mail addresses in the group Delet Dele registered e-mail address. Confirm / Change Edits the registered e-mail addr Crea Crea new e-mail addresses in the group. E-Mail Address Purpose To edit the registered users in E-Mail Group. Values: Autoly specifies the registration number.
  • Page 83 Confirm / Change Edits the registered u E-Mail Group Purpose: To register the user in E-Mail G Values: E-Mail Automatically sp the registration number. Group Name Enter the name for the new e-mail addr Mail Address List to Displays but luding up to 20 addresses. Address Displays the IDs registered in the group.
  • Page 84: Server Address

    Values: Address List Displays buttons includin d 13 addresses. Click the button to list addresses associated wit n the button. Displays the ID inclu ames. Name Displays user names registere ch ID. rver Address Displays the beginning characters of the server address C the new user.
  • Page 85: Phone Book

    Ser h Displays the server path. Delete Deletes the registered user. Apply New Press n to apply the specified settings. Settings Restore Settings Press this store the previous settings. Back Press this button to return to the here the user belongs. Phone Book FAX Speed Dial Displays the Ph st.
  • Page 86 Automatically s the registration number. Name Enter the user name. Phone Number Enter the phone n Displays th egistered in the group. Dis he user names registered in the group. Delete Press this button t e the specified ID number. Apply New Settings Press this bu apply the specified settings.
  • Page 87: Print Volume

    Back Press this button to return to the top page he user belongs. Print Volume The Printer Volume menu incl he Print Volume and Dell ColorTrack pages. Pr ume Purpose: verify the number of printed pages. This page can also layed by clicking Print Volume i Left Frame.
  • Page 88: Tray Settings

    specify Use ation No. and click Edit to Print User Settings page. Edit Print Use ion Purpose: o edit the user registration number. Values: User Registration N Type the user registration num edit the print user settings. Print User Settings Purpose: To specify the user settings for the prin Values:...
  • Page 89 Sets th of paper loaded in the multipurpose feeder. 4. About Your Multifunction Printer Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Operato Power Saver Mode2 The following illustrations show the standard Dell™ Multifun lor Laser Printer 3115cn, with an optional 550-sheet paper feeder lex module.
  • Page 90 1 Optional 5 Optional 550-sheet paper feeder duplexer NOTE: Your ion printer allows for a maximum of three trays (standard 250-she optional 550-sheet paper feeder, and multipurpose feeder). 2 Operator Multipurpose feeder panel 3 Front cover 7 Button (right side) 4 Standard 8 Transfer belt unit 250-sheet...
  • Page 91: Operator Panel

    Auto cument Feeder (ADF) Cover Document Guides Document Feeder Tray Document Feeder Glass Operator Panel...
  • Page 92: Power Saver Mode

    For details on the operator panel, see "Operator Panel(See 11.)" Power Saver Mode2 The scan lamp under th nt feeder glass automatically turns off when it is not in actual us a preset period to reduce power consumption and extend the lamp life mp automatically turns on and the warm-up cycle begins whenever any ressed or the document cover is opened.
  • Page 93 NOTICE: t the drums of the print cartridges against bright light, close over within five minutes. If the front cover remains open for more e minutes, print quality may deteriorate. Ensure nothing touches or scratches the surface (bed film) of the transfer belt unit. Scratches, dirt, or oil from you on the film of the transfer belt unit may reduce print quality.
  • Page 94 3. Remove the seals over the at both ends of the fuser unit, and then pull the tag to remove the om the fuser unit. NOTE: Ensure to lock both levers at ends of the fu , after removing the seal. 4.
  • Page 95 NOTE: Pull the seal ight. Pulling the seal diagonally may tear it. 7. both handles of the print cartridge with the label facing up and he cartridge into the same color slot. Ensure the cartridge is full d. 8. Repeat steps 4(See 5.), nd 7(See 5.) to install the other prin idges. 9.
  • Page 96 10. After installing all of the print cartridges, c front cover. 6. Connecting Your Multifunction Printer Choosing the R able Connecting the Multifunction Pri ally Ccting the Multifunction Printer to the Network Connecting the Telephone Choosing the Right Cable...
  • Page 97 Your Dell™ Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn intion cable must meet the following requirements: Connection type Connection ations Parallel IEEE (the Institute trical and Electronic Engineers) 1284 USB 2.0 Etherne 10 Base- TX Wireless IEEE802.11b/802.11g Wall jack connector RJ11 Phone c...
  • Page 98 6 SB port Connecting the Multifunction Printer Locally A local printer is a printer attached to your compute a USB or parallel cable. If your multifunction printer is attached work instead of your computer, skip this step and go on to "Connecting the Multifunction Printer to the Network(See 6.)."...
  • Page 99 Plug the other end of the cabl a USB or parallel port on the back of the computer. For a USB cable, plug it into the USB keyboard. Turn On the Multifunction Printer Before turning on the multifunc inter, be sure to release the carriage lock of the scanner. NOTE: If you use the optional duplexer, remove the protection fi to the transfer belt unit of the duplexer.
  • Page 100 2. Conn multifunction printer to the network using an Ethernet cable or t s printer adapter. To use a wireless printer adapter, you must install t -Protocol Card first. To install the card, see "Installing the Dell Multi-Protocol Card(See 8.)". 1 Ethernet p Optional wireless printer adapte To connect the multifunction p o the network, plug one end of an Ethernet cable into the Etherne he back of the multifunction printer, and the other end into a LA ub.
  • Page 101: Assign An Ip Address

    IP address assigned and stored. Go to "Verify the IP Settings(See 6.)." Assign an IP Address NOTE: When you assign an IP address manually in IPv6 Mode, use the Dell Configuration Web Tool. To open the nter Configuration Web Tool, use the link...
  • Page 102 local address. k a link local address, see "Print an the System Settings Page(See 6.)".) An IP address is umber that consists of four sections that are delimited by a peri an include up to three digits in each section, for example, 111.222.33.44. Assigning ress already in use can cause network performance issues.
  • Page 103: Connecting The Telephone Line

    IP address into the bar on the browser. If the IP address is set up correctly, the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool displays in ser. You can also assign the IP address to the multifunct ter when installing the printer drivers with installer.
  • Page 104 If the phone communication is serial in your country ( Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Belgium, Italy, France and Switz and that you are supplied with a terminator plug, insert the termin into the Phone connector ( 7. Enterprise Console Management Modules The following enterprise e management modules and user's manuals are available on Drivers and Utilities CD: ...
  • Page 105 Installing the Optional 550 aper Feeder Installing a Duplexer Installing a Card Installing the Dell Multi-Protoco Installing the Dell Wireless P apter 3310 USB Installing the Optional 5 Paper Feeder CAUTION: If you are adding an o 550-sheet paper feeder after setting up the...
  • Page 106 4. L tifunction printer and align the four guide pins of the 550-sheet der with the holes at the bottom of the multifunction printer. Gentl the multifunction printer onto the optional 550-sheet paper feeder CAUTION: To l multifunction printer safely, lift it with two people facing the fro ack.
  • Page 107 5. Pull the tray out of the mult rinter until it stops. Hold the tray with both hands, lift the fr htly, and remove it from the multifunction printer. 6. Join the optional 550-sheet paper feeder and ifunction printer by tightening the two screws provided with the fe a coin or similar object.
  • Page 108 8. Turn on the mult printer. The multifunction printer will automatically detect the at ray but will not detect the paper type. 9. Print a system settings page to verify that the optional 550-sh eeder is installed correctly. a. Press un >SETUP appears, and then p b.
  • Page 109 Confirm that the selected paper type is marked with an asterisk(* hen press Menu. 11. If you in optional 550-sheet paper feeder after installing the printer dri, update your driver by following the instructions for each operating If the multifunction printer is on a network, update the driver for ient.
  • Page 110: Microsoft Windows Vista

    4. k Apply, and then click OK. 5. Close the P dialog box. If nter information is not updated automatically after clicking Get Information from Printer, follow these s 1. Click the Options tab, and then 550 Sheet Feeder in the Items list box. 2.
  • Page 111: Installing A Duplexer

    3. Click the Device Settings tab, and then select -Tray Module for the Paper Tray Coon item under Installable Options 4. Apply, and then click K. 5. Close the Prin dialog box. Windows 2000/W T 4.0 1. Click StartSettingsPrinters. 2. the multifunction printer that is using the PS driver, and then s Properties from the displayed list.
  • Page 112 4. Pull up on the belt release levers and the transfer belt unit up as shown in the illustration. 5. Remove the connector cap.
  • Page 113 NOTE: The or cap in your printer may look different from illustration. 6. With the connector of the duplexer toward the slot, push the du to the slot.
  • Page 114 NOTE: Ensure that exer is correctly connected to the multifunction printer with conn cannot be moved easily. 7. the transfer belt unit by pulling it down.
  • Page 115 8. Close the r. 9. Turn on the multifunction printer. 10. P ystem settings page to verify that the optional duplexer is instal y. a. Press ntil >SETUP appears, a press b. Press until >Rep appears, and then press System Settings displayed. Press The system settings page nted.
  • Page 116 If the duplexer is not listed, turn off ltifunction printer, unplug the power cable, and reinstall the optio xer. 11. If you installed the optional duplexer after install printer driver, update your driver by following the instructions for erating system. If the multifunction printer is on a network, upda er for each client.
  • Page 117 4. Click Apply and then click OK. 5. Close the Printers d ox. If the printer informa not updated automatically after clicking t Information from Printer, follow these steps: 1. Click the Options nd then select Duplexer in the Items list box. 2.
  • Page 118: Installing A Memory Card

    4. Click Apply, an k OK. 5. Close the Printers dialog box. Windows 2000/Windows NT 4.0 1. Click StartSetPrinters. 2. Right-click the multifunction printer that is e PS driver, and then select Properties the displayed list. 3. Click the Device Settings and then select Available for the Duplexer item under Insta ptions.
  • Page 119 3. With the connector of the memory card toward the slot, insert the ard at an angle into the slot. 4. Push the memory card into the slot firmly. 5. Pivot the m rd downward until it clicks into place.
  • Page 120 NOTE: that the memory card is firmly fixed in the slot and cannot be mov y. 6. Close the control board cover and turn ew clockwise. 7. Turn on the multifunction print 8. Print a system settings page to verify that the nal print memory is installed correctly. a.
  • Page 121 9. If you installed the additional print memory after installing the driver, update your driver by following the instructions for the op ystem you are using. If the multifunction printer is on a network, e driver for each client. When Using PCL Driver ®...
  • Page 122 5. Close the Printers og box. If the printer in is not updated automatically after clicking Information from Printer, follow these steps: 1. he Options tab, and then select Memory Capacity on the Item list box. 2. Select th amount of the installed print memory for the memory capacity setting 3.
  • Page 123 3. Select Installable Options, and select the options that hav nstalled on the multifunction printer, and then click Apply Changes. 4. Click Apply en click OK. Installing the Dell Multi-Protocol Card A multi-protocol card allows you to use the f network protocols. Network...
  • Page 124 1. Ensure tha ltifunction printer is turned off and unplug all cables including t cord from the rear of the multifunction printer. 2. Turn the screw control board cover in counter-clockwise direction and open the 3. With the connector of the mtocol card aligned over the mating connector on the control board, m ctions together by pressing on the back of the MPC card nearest the pins.
  • Page 125 NOTE: Avoid pressing the multi-protocol card's connector. NOTE: Ensure that -protocol card is firmly fixed in the connector and cannot be moved 5. Insert the two screws through the c d case and into the Multi-Protocol Card as shown, and tighten the 6.
  • Page 126 Verify Multi-Protocol Card s listed in the system settings under Printer . I ot listed, turn off the multifunction printer, unplug the power ca reinstall the optional multi- protocol card. Installing the Dell Wi inter Adapter 3310 USB ity Technology Wireless Compliant Standards 802.11b/802.11g...
  • Page 127 3. ert the wireless printer adapter into the USB socket with the Del f the adapter facing out. NOTE: Ensure that the adapter is firmly fixed in the socket and cannot ed easily. 4. Attach the wireless printer adapt y inserting the cap with the mark facing out until it clicks into pl...
  • Page 128: Or Windows Vista

    ® ® Server Windows Vista Case Installation of the printe an existing wirelessly connected Dell Multifunction Color Laser P cn Case Construct new wireless network environment for both computer an nction printer (When wireless setting needs to your computer) Case 1. S wireless connection in the Infrastructure mode ®...
  • Page 129 For Windows Vist k Continue when the r Account Control dialog box appears. 2. ect Network Installation. 3. Con SB cable from the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn to your computer. NOTE: en the Found New Hardware Wizard dia appears, press Cancel to continue.
  • Page 130 5. When this instructio appears, follow the instructions to reset the wireless settings ter. 6. Click OK when you are done. NOTE: When the Fou ardware Wizard dialog box appears, press cel to continue. 7. Click on the checkb to the printer you want to configure and click . NOTE: If you are unable to see any printer li ick on Update to search for the prin you are still unable to see a printer listed in the nter text box, check your USB connection,...
  • Page 131 8. Enter SSID used in your wireless router. 9. Enter the Security your wireless router. 10. If you are usin WEP or WPA-PSK rity in your wireless router, enter the Index, Protocol, and information. NOTE: T A2-PSK-AES as security, select WPA-PSK and AES. 11.
  • Page 132 When you enter a fixed IP address, avoid the "169.254.x ess used by AutoIP. 13. Click Next when you are done. 14. Select the different print are to install. 15. Click Install when you are done. 16. When you see the Wireless configuration is now complete screen, successfully configured the wireless setting on your printer.
  • Page 133 18. You should now see reen with an IP Address detected for your wireless printer. If you see an IP Address listed next to your printer, click pdate. 19. Click Install to continue. NOTE If you are unable to locate an IP Address for your printer, hat you have disabled the Windows Firewall on your computer, and tha omputer is properly connected to your wireless access point or wire ter, and that your USB cable is properly connected to your printer.
  • Page 134 NOTE: Dell recommends that you enable t-in operating system firewall after you install the printer softwar ng the built-in operating system firewall after you install the pri ftware does not limit the use of your network printer.
  • Page 135 1. Insert the Drivers and Utilit CD into the computer. NOTE: If the CD does not automatically click Start Run, type D:\Setup.exe (where D is the drive letter D), and then click OK. NOTE: For Windows Vista, click Continue when the Us Control dialog box appears. 2.
  • Page 136 5. on the checkbox next to the printer to select the printer that yo connect to for this installation. 6. Click Update if you do not printer listed or click Add Printer ly add the IP address. 7. Click Next to continue. 8.
  • Page 137 9. Click when you are done. 10. Select the differ er software to install. 11. Click when you are done. 12. You have now suc installed the printer software on the computer. 13. Click Print Test Page st your printer software setup or FAX Initial S to setup the fax on your printer or click to exit the installation.
  • Page 138 Case 3. Construct new wireless network environment for both com multifunction printer (When wireless setting needs to be set to er) 1. Insert the Dri Utilities CD into your computer. 2. The Drivers and Utilities CD sho ch the installation software automatically. If the CD does not automatically launch StartRun, type D:\Setup.exe (wh D is the drive letter of your C then click OK.
  • Page 139 9. On the Printer Software screen, specify the software that you want to install and install th, and then click Next. At this po reless setting specified on the Enter Wireles ettings screen is sent to the multifunction printer. 10. On the Wireless configuration is now complete screen, creat reless setting sent to the multifunction printer on your computer fo the steps below, and then click Next For Windows XP, Windows Server...
  • Page 140: Wireless Installation Using Wireless Connection

    Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to monitor the status of your network printer without lea r desk. You can view and/or change the printer configuration se monitor toner level, and when it is time to order replacemen les, just click the Dell supplies link right from your Web br...
  • Page 141 Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) networ and close the Advanced dialo g. Click the Add button to display Wireless network properties. h. In the Association b, enter the following information and click . Network name (SSID): dell Network Authentication: Open ncryption: Disabled Ad hoc network: chec Click the Move up button to mov ewly added SSID to the top of the list.
  • Page 142 For Windows Vista: a. n Control Panel. b. Select Netwo rnet. Select Netw Sharing Center. d. Select Connect to a network. e. Select dell_device from the network items listed in Connect to a network. Select Connect Anyway in the warn g box indication indicating you are entering an unsecured area.
  • Page 143  Select Computer t er (ad hoc) networks only and close the nced dialog box. wireless infrastructure mode is set to the multifunction printer:  Selec Access point (Infrastructure) networks only lose the Advanced dialog box. Select the setting that you send to the multifunctio in the list in Preferred Network gr Click Move up to move the setting to the top of the lis Click OK the Property dialog box.
  • Page 144 13. On th Congratulations! screen, click Finish to complete the installation. A test page will b d with the installed printer by clicking the Pr Page button. Step 2. C new wireless network environment for both computer and multifunction (When wireless setting needs to be set to your computer) 1.
  • Page 145: For Windows Vista

    Ad hoc network: checked Click the button to move the newly added SSID to the top of the list Click to close the Property dialog box For Windows Vista: a. Open Control . b. Network and Internet. ct Network and Sharing Center. d.
  • Page 146 For XP and Windows Server 2003: a. Select Network Con from Control Panel. b. Righ Wireless Network Connection and selec Properties. elect the Wireless Network tab. d. Ensure that the check box for Use onfigure my wireless network settings is checked. e.
  • Page 147 Use the inter Configuration Web Tool to monitor the status of yo printer without leaving your desk. You can view and/or change the nfiguration settings, monitor toner level, and when it is time to eplacement consumables, just click the Dell supplies link right from browser.
  • Page 148 Select the reless Networks tab. d. Ensure that the for Use Windows to configure my wireless netw ngs is checked. NOTE: Ensure that you write down the current wireless computer settings d and f so that you can restore them later. e.
  • Page 149 3. Check that the IP address on your computer is assig HCP. 4. Open Dell Printer Configu b Tool using the Web browser. For example, http://168.254.1.1/ 5. Change the wireless setting of the multif printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. 6. Reset the multifunction printer.
  • Page 150 NOTE When your operating system is earlier than Windows 2000, cre ings according to the manual of the wireless setting tool provided b ireless device manufacturer. For Windows Vista: a. Open Control Panel. b. Select Network and Internet Select Network and Sharing C. d.
  • Page 151 Click Close in the dialog box after confirming the connection i s. 2. Check the IP address on your computer. For example, 1.2.3.4 3. Set the IP address on the multifunct ter. For example, 4. Open Dell Printer Confi Web Tool using the Web browser.
  • Page 152 For example, http://1.2.3.5/ 5. Change the wireless setting of the multifunc ter on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. 6. Reset the multifunction printer. 7. Restore the wireless setting on your computer. For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: a. Select Network Connections from Panel.
  • Page 153 a. O Control Panel. b. Select Network and Sh nter. Select C a network. d. Select the original setting network items listed in Connect to a network, and then click Connect. p 2. Construct new wireless network environment for both computer unction printer (When wireless setting needs to be set to your com For Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol network:...
  • Page 154 2. Check the IP address assigned by AutoIP on the mult printer. example, 168.254.1.1 3. at the IP address on your computer is assigned by DHCP. 4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using browser. mple, http://168.254.1.1 5. See "Print Server Settings(See 3.)
  • Page 155 b. Right-click Wireless Network Connectio and select Properties. Select Wireless Network tab. d. Ensure that the check box for Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings is . e. Click Advanced. Do either of the following: wireless ad-hoc mode is set to the multifunction printer: ...
  • Page 156 Select Conne network. d. Select the setting y to the printer from the network items listed in Connect to a network. e. Select Connect in the warning dialog box indication indicating you a g an unsecured area. Click Close e dialog box after confirming the connection is a success. For Fi etwork: 1.
  • Page 157 4. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the Web bro For example, 2.3.5 5. Change the wi tting of the multifunction printer on Dell Printer Configuration We 6. Reset the mn printer. 7. Restore the wireless setting on yo ter.
  • Page 158 e. Click Advanced. er of the following: When wireless ad-hoc mode is set to the tion printer:  Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) net ly and close the Advanced d When wireless infrast mode is set to the multifunction printer: ...
  • Page 159 Click Close in the d fter confirming the connection is a success. Wireless Setting through nter Configuration Web Tool - Advanced setup Access point (Infrastructure, DHCP network) 1. Create new wireless settings for y uter. For Windows XP and W erver 2003: a.
  • Page 160 Scroll down and select Wireless net iv. Scroll down and select TCP/IP. v. wn and select IP Address. (Default IP address range: 169.254. xxx.yyy, where "xxx" and "yyy" are vari nging from 0 to 255) 3. Access Dell Printer Configura ol on your computer browser.
  • Page 161 169.254. xxx.zzz, whe xxx" and "zzz ariables ranging from 0 to 255 A e Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the Web browser, and the rinter wireless adapter settings in the address field of the browse For example, http://169xxx.yyy/, where "" and "yyy" are variables rangin to 255 (Your wireless adapter IP address) d.
  • Page 162 Select the setting that you send to the multi printer in the list in the Preferred Network group g. Move up to move the setting to the he list. h. Click to close the Property dialog box. NOTE: Wh perating system is earlier than Windows 2000, create settings accor the manual of the wireless setting tool provided by your wireless dev acturer.
  • Page 163 S he Wireless Networks tab. d. Ensure that the check box for Use Windows gure my wireless network settings is checked. NOTE: Ensure that you write down the curre computer settings in steps d and f so that you can restore them l e.
  • Page 164 5. en Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the Web browser. For example, h2.168.1.2 6. Cha s settings of the multifunction printer from Dell Printer Configur b Tool. a. Click Print server setting n the left navigational bar. b. Click Print s ng tab.
  • Page 165 Click Wi AN sub-tab. d. Change the SSID setting (acco your access point SSID) and change Network typ to Infrastructure. e. Click the printer to apply new settings button. 7. Restore the previous wireless settings r computer. For Win nd Windows Server 2003: a.
  • Page 166: Print Media Guidelines

    a. Open Control Panel. b. Select Network and Sharing Center. Select Connect to . d. Select the setting you send to the pri m the network items listed in Connect to a netw. e. Select Connect Anyway in the warning dialog box i indicating you are entering an unsecured area.
  • Page 167: Grain Direction

    Multipurpose Feeder(See 10.)" for detailed structions. Paper Charas The following paper characteristics affect p ity and reliability. Dell recommends that you follow these guideline valuating new paper stock. Weight The tray automati eds paper weights from 60 to 216 g/m 16 to 60 lb bond) grain long.
  • Page 168: Recommended Paper

    Most high-quality xc paper is made from 100% chemically pulped wood. Paper containing f ch as cotton possess characteristics that can result in degraded pap ng. Recommended Paper To ensure the bes lity and feed reliability, use 75 g/m (20 lb) xerographic paper. Business papers designed for general b se also provide acceptable print quality.
  • Page 169  Do not mix print media sizes, weights, or types i ame source. This may result in a paper jam.  Do not remove trays while a job is or Printing is displayed o erator panel.  re the Paper Type settin ct. (See "Tray Settings(See 13.)"...
  • Page 170 Standard 250-sheet Face up Letterhead enters the multifunct tray er last Optional 550-sheet paper feeder Multip er e down Letterhead enters the multifunction printer fir Selecting Pre-punched Paper Pre-pu brands can differ in the number and placement of holes and in manng techniques. However, it may not be possible to print on the paper nding on the placement of holes on the paper.
  • Page 171 If th ns, reduce the number of envelopes in the stack. Depending on the cho nvelopes, it is possible to expect variable levels of light wrinkli e buying large quantities of any print media, Dell recommends trying first. See "Loading the Multipurpose...
  • Page 172 205°C (401°F) and pressure of 25 pounds per square inch (psi). Befo g large quantities of any print media, Dell recommends trying a sampl When printing on labels: ...
  • Page 173: Identifying Print Media Sources And Specifications

     Do not use label s at have adhesive to the edge of the sheet. Dell recommends zone c f the adhesive at least 1 mm (0.04 in.) away from edges. Adhesive ma ontaminates your multifunction printer and could void your warrant ...
  • Page 174 Letter Folio (8.5 x 13 in.) Legal x 14 in.) Executive COM-10 Envelope Monarch User-specified print size The tray supports user-specified pr a that are 76.2 mm (3.00 in.) to 220 mm (8.66 in.) wide and 98.4 mm .) to 355.6 mm (14.00 in.) long. The tray supports user- rint media that are 148.5 mm (5.85 in.) to 215.9 mm (8.50 in.) wi 10 mm (8.27 in.) to 355.6 mm (14.00 in.) long.
  • Page 175: Gsm)

    Covers Thick (164–216 gsm) Covers Thick - Side2 (164–216 gsm)* Transparency Coated (106–163 gsm) Coated - Side2 (106 –163 gsm) Coated Thick 4–216 gsm)* oated Thick - Side2 (164 –216 gsm) Envelope When you load sever f this type of paper on the ADF, two or more sheets of paper may the ADF at the same time.
  • Page 176: Loading Print Media

    10. Loading Print Media Loading print media properl ps prevent jams and ensures trouble-free printing. Bef ding print media, identify the recommended print side of the print m s information is usually on the print media package. L Print Media in Standard and Optional Trays Mue Feeder Loading ipurpose Feeder Usin ltipurpose Feeder...
  • Page 177 2. Slide the width guides to the e the tray. The width guides should be fully extended. NOTE: For Letter p sh the lever to the 8.5" position. 3. he tray to the size of the paper to be loaded by using the length g NOTE: When loading user-specified dia, fully extend the tray by squeezing the length...
  • Page 178: Loading Letterhead

    guide at the back tray. 4. Before loading th media, flex the sheets back and forth, and then fan them. Straigh es of the stack on a level surface. 5. Place the print media into the tray with ommended print side face up. NOTE: Do not exceed the fill line in the tray.
  • Page 179: Multipurpose Feeder

    tray printer last Optional 550-s er feeder Multipurpose feeder Face down Letterhead he multifunction printer first Multipurpose Feeder Capacity The multipur der can hold approximately:  15 of the standard paper or 15 mm (0.59 in.) or less in height. Print Media Dimens The multipurpose feeder accepts print media within owing dimensions: ...
  • Page 180 1. Gently pull open the multipurpose feeder cover. 2. Slide the guides to the edge of the tray. The guides shoul extended. 3. Insert all media face d top edge first into the multipurpose feeder. NOTE: Do e the print media. 4.
  • Page 181: Loading Envelopes

    NOTE: Be not to bend the print media. 5. Ensure the type for the multipurpose feeder is set to the correct value for the pr you have loaded. 6. Select print media source, size, and type in your softwar and select the print media size and type on the printer operator p Loading Envelopes To load envelopes in th urpose feeder, insert the envelopes with the flaps closed and the s of...
  • Page 182: Linking Trays

     Load only one size and type of print media single print job.  To he best possible print quality, use only high-quality print media designed for use in laser printers. For more guidelines on print med "Print Media Guidelines(See 9.)." ...
  • Page 183 To use booklet print, you must select either on Short Edge or Flip on Long Edge from the Duplex menu in the printer p dialog box and then select Booklet Creation in the Booklet/Poster/Mixed Document box displayed by clicking the Booklet/Poster/ cument button.
  • Page 184: Using The Output Tray

    Using the Output Tray he output tray holds up to:  250 sheets 75 g/m )) of plain paper Using the Output ension The output tray extension is d prevent print media from falling from the multifunction printer a nt job is complete. Before printing a document, ensure that the output nsion is fully extended.
  • Page 185 11. Operator Panel U he Operator Panel Buttons P a Panel Settings Page Using the Operator ttons The printer operator p 4-line by 20-character liquid crystal display (LCD), control bu and number pad, which allow you to control your multifunction printer utton ...
  • Page 186: Printing A Panel Settings Page

    If you cannot ch tting from your software program, use the printer operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. system setting from the printer operator panel or from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool makes that set user default.
  • Page 187 stem settings page lists all the options you purchased or install ature or an option is not listed, you need to check your installa 1. Press until >SETUP appears, and then press 2. Press until >Reports appears, and then press 3.
  • Page 188: Resetting Defaults

    NOTE: To adjust the density to make the opy lighter or darker than the original. Using the Dell Printer Confi Web Tool to Change System Settings If your multifunction printer is connected to the networ an change the operator panel settings from your Web browser.
  • Page 189 4. Press until >Initialize NVM and then press 5. Press select >User Section or >System Section, and then pres 6. The Ar ure? message appears on the operator panel. Press 7. The multifunction printer is turned off automat ply the settings. Initializing NVRAM for Network Settings You can initialize the IP address and network-related setti nitializing NVRAM for Network settings.
  • Page 190: Number Of Copies

    Use the Cop menus to configure a variety of copy features. NOTE: Values marked by an aster re the factory default menu settings. Number of Copies Purpose: To select the number of rom 1 to 99. Color Purpos To select color or black and white copying. Values: in the color mode.
  • Page 191 154% (in inch), n mm) 70% (in inch), 64% (in mm) 200% 78% ( 81% (in mm) You can set the value in a percent for C Or Type Purpose: To improve the image quality by selecting the dcument type. Text&Photo* Uses for documents with both text and photo/gray tones.
  • Page 192: Color Saturation

    To adjust the sharpness to make the c er or softer than the original. Values: Normal* Does not m copy sharper or softer than the original. Sharper Makes the copy sharper than t nal. Mak opy softer than the original. Color Saturation Purpose: To adjust the amount to make the colors higher or lower than the original.
  • Page 193 Purpose: To pri o-sided original document onto one sheet of paper. Values: 1->1Sided* Does a 2-sided original document onto one sheet of paper. LongEdgeBind long-edge binding when you perform duplex printing. ShortEdgeBindin r short-edge binding when you perform duplex printing. Multiple-Up To print two original pages to fit onto one aper.
  • Page 194: Image Repeat

    Off* Does not print an image onto several sheets of paper. 2 x 2 Prints an image onto of paper (2 by 2). 3 x 3 Prints an image onto 9 sheets of paper (3 by 3). 4 x 4 Prints an image onto s of paper (4 by 4). Image Repeat Purpose: To print multiple image copies he original document on a single page.
  • Page 195: Scan To Email

    NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) factory default menu settings. Scan to Email Purpose: To attach the sc to an e-mail. En Mail Sends an e-mail by entering an e-mail Address Book Selects an e-ma nd from the Address Book. Group E-Mail Selects an e-mail to send fr group mail.
  • Page 196: File Format

    JPEG Scan mage in JPEG. Scans an image in PDF. Scans an image in BMP. File Format Purpose: To specify the file for save the scanned copy. Values: PDF* MIFF TIFF JPEG MP TIFF NonComp TIFF NonComp NOTE: The MP TIFF NonComp F NonComp menus are only displayed when 256 MB o optional memory card is installed on the multifunc rinter.
  • Page 197: Document Size

    Purpose: To improve the imag ty by selecting the document type. Values: Text&Photo* Uses for documents with both text and photo/gray t Photo Uses for documents with p gray tones. Text Uses for docume ext. Document Size Purpose: To spe he default paper size. Values: Executive "...
  • Page 198: Scan Defaults

    Lighter2 Lighter1 Sharpness urpose: To adjust the sharpness to e scanned copy sharper or softer than the original Values: Normal* Does not make the scanned copy sharper er than the original. Sharper es the scanned copy sharper than the original. Softer Makes the scanned copy softer than the orig Contrast...
  • Page 199: Speed Dial

    To u Scan Defaults to modify the Scan menu defaults. Using the Fax Menus Use the Fax menu nfigure a variety of fax features. NOTE: Val ked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default men gs. Phone Number urpose: To enter the FAX number of t tination.
  • Page 200: Original Type

    For documents containing small characters or th or documents printed using a dot-matrix printer. SuperFine For ts containing extremely fine detail. The super fine mode is en ly if the remote printer also supports the Super Fine resolu the notes below. NOTE: Faxes scann e SuperFine resolution transmits at the highest r supported by the receiving device.
  • Page 201: Polling Receive

    To send a fax at a later time when you wi be present. Off* send a fax at a later time. Sends a fax at time. NOTE: A maximum of 19 delayed fax n be stored in the Dell Multifunction Color Lase r 3115cn. F ults Purpose:...
  • Page 202: Secure Print

    This Stored Print u provides applicable printing services such as Print and Proof Print. NOTE: Stored Print menu is only displayed or more of optional memory card is installed on the multifunctio r. Secure Print To print confidential jobs. The multifunction print the job in memory until you arrive at the multifunction printer the password on the operator panel.
  • Page 203: Using The

    Using the Defaults Settings To use the Defaults Settings to modify the , Scan, Fax menu defaults. Tray Settings Use the Tray Settings menu to define the print media in each tray. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk e factory default menu settings. Purpose: To specify the paper loaded e multipurpose feeder.
  • Page 204 Coated S2 Coated Thick S2 Paper Size river Size Letter 8.5x13" Legal Executi Monarch Envelope #10 Custom Size MPF Mode Panel * Stop printing and show an error on the o panel if the paper specified from the printer driver does not he paper configured for the MFP from the operation panel.
  • Page 205: Plain Thick Paper

    Use this menu item to:  Optimize print quality for the specified paper.  Automatically switches trays. The unction printer automatically switches any trays containing ype and size of paper, if you have set the Paper Type to the lues. Tray 1 Purpose: To specify the paper loaded in the 250-sheet tray.
  • Page 206: Panel Settings

    Label Coated ated Thick Paper Size Auto* Custom Size Reports Use t Reports menu to print various f reports and lists. System Setti Purpose: print a list of the current user default values, the install ns, the amount of installed print memory, and the status of p supplies.
  • Page 207: Error History

    To print a detailed list of the processed print s list contains the latest 20 print jobs. Error History Purpose: To print a detailed list of paper jam and f ors. Color Test Page Purpose: To print a page for testing colors. Proto tor Purpose: To pr iled list of monitored protocols.
  • Page 208: Print Language

    Purpose: create a group of these destinations and set them under a two-digit al location. Print Language Purpose: To specify the settings nd PostScript. Use the PCL menu t printer settings that only affect jobs using the PCL emulation pri guage. Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory de nu settings.
  • Page 209 Letter* Envelope #10 Legal Custom Size * Denotes country-specific factory default values. NOTE: Selecting a cus e for the paper size prompts you to enter a custom length and w Orientation Purpose: To specify how text and graphics are oriented on the page. Values: Portrait* Prints text and graphics parallel to the sh of the paper.
  • Page 210 NOTE: The 2 Sided menu is only available when the o duplexer is installed on the multifunction printer. Values: g edge* Assumes binding along the long edge of the page. (Left edge f ait orientation and top edge for landscape orientation) Flip short Assumes binding along the short edge of the (Top edge for portrait orientation edge...
  • Page 211 Times New BdIt Wingdings Line Printer Times Roman Times It Times Bd Times BdIt Helvetica Helvetica Ob Helvetica Bd Helvetica BdOb CourierPS CourierPS Ob CourierPS Bd CourierPS BdOb SymbolPS Palatino Palatino It Palatino BdIt ITCBookman ITCBookman LtIt ITCBookmanDm ITCBookmanDm It HelveticaNr H Ob HelveticaNr Bd HelveticaNrBdOb Schbk Roman...
  • Page 212: Font Pitch

    MS PUB MATH-8 PS MATH PI FONT ISO-4 ISO-6 ISO-11 ISO-15 ISO-17 ISO-21 ISO-60 ISO-69 WINBALT SYMBOL WINGDINGS D t Size Purpose: To specify the font size for scalable typogra s. 4.00 - 50.00 The values are in units of 0.25. 12.0 Font size refers to the height of th ters in the font.
  • Page 213 NOTE: The Fon menu is only displayed for fixed, or monospaced, fonts. See also: "Pitch nt Size(See 20.)" Form Line Purpose: To set the number of n a page. Values: 5 - 128 The values are in units of 1. 64* or 64* Denotes country-specific factory default values.
  • Page 214: Draft Mode

    On* Enables to perform the i nhancement feature. Disables rform the image enhancement feature. Hex Dump rpose: To help isolate the source of nt job problem. With Hex Dump selected, all data sen he multifunction printer is printed in hexadecimal a racter representation. Control codes are not executed.
  • Page 215 Purpose: To specify th de to Color or ack. This setting is used when the color printing ting is not specified for the print job that is sent to the muon printer. Black* Prints in the black and white mode. Color Prints in the color mo PostScript...
  • Page 216: Wired Network

    To specify the way to select the tray for PostS . The change becomes effective after the unction printer is turned off and then on again. Value: Auto* The tray is selected as th setting as in the PCL mode. Select From T The tray is selected in a method compatible with st Script printers.
  • Page 217 IPv4 Get IP AutoIP* Automatically sets the IP address. Address BOOTP Uses BOOTP to set address. RARP Uses RARP to set the IP address. Uses DHCP to set the IP address. Panel E the IP address entered on the operator panel. IP Address Sets the IP address allocated to the printer by he keys on the operator panel.
  • Page 218 Disables the E-Mail Alert feature. Enable* Enables an access to Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool in the printer. Disable Disables an access to Dell Printer Confi Web Tool embedded in the printer. Enable* Enables t eTalk port. les the AppleTalk port.
  • Page 219 Only displayed when an l multi-protocol card is installed on the printer and ional wireless printer adapter is not installed on th IPX/SPX Purpos To configure the IPX/SPX tings for the wired network. The change becomes effective af printer is turned off and then on again. Value Auto* Automatically sets the frame type.
  • Page 220: Wireless Network

    Adobe Protocol Purpose: To specify pt communication protocol for each interface. You can configure Adobe Protocol settings for ed network. The change becomes effective after the print turned off and then on again. Values: U auto-detecting the PostScript communication protocol. Standard Used when th cation protocol is in ASCII interface.
  • Page 221 16. r are installed. Since you cannot set IPsec in Windows V this mode, use the Dell Printer Confi Web Tool. The Get Information Printer function on the Option tab of the printer driver is not available when using ode.
  • Page 222 To enable or disable each item. ge becomes effective after the multifunction printer is turne then on again. Values: Enable* Enable port. Disable Disables the LPD port. Enable* s the Port9100 port. isable Disables the Port9100 port. Enable* Enables the IPP port. Disable Disables the IPP port.
  • Page 223 Disable Disables the E-Mail Alert featur able* ables an access to Dell Printer Configuration embedded in the multifunction printer. D an access to Dell Printer Configuration Web embedded in the multifunction printer. A lk Enable* Enables the AppleTalk port. Disable Disables the AppleTalk port.
  • Page 224: Adobe Protocol

    IP Filter* No. n/Address (n ) Sets the IP address for Filter n. No. n/Mask (n is 1-5.) Sets the ma Filter n. No. n/Mod (n is 1-5.) Off* Dis IP Filter feature for Filter n Accept Accepts an access from specified IP Reject Rejects an access from specified I s.
  • Page 225: Fax Settings

    ecify the ECP communication mode of the parallel interface. The chan es effective after the multifunction printer is turned off and then n. Values: able* he ECP communication mode is enabled. Disable The ECP communication mode is disabled. Adobe Protocol Purpose: To specify PostScript communication protocol fo nterface.
  • Page 226 Purpose: pecify the number of redial attempts, 0-9. If you enter 0, the multi printer will not redial. nt. of Redial Purpose: utomatically redial a remote fax machine if it was busy. Intervals minutes can be entered. lect Purpose: To se default fax receiving mode. TEL Mode Automatic fax reception is off.
  • Page 227: Dialing Type

    Purpose: To share one telepho with an answering machine. You can specify the t incoming call of the external phone in 0-255 seconds. Line Mon Purpose: o specify the volume of the external phone (line monitor). Values: Turns off t me of the external phone. Selects the volume of the external phone.
  • Page 228: Duplex Print

    Purpose: To select the dialing type. lues: Uses PB. DP (10PPS) Uses DP (10PPS). DP (2 Uses DP (20PPS). DM Prevention To reject faxes sent from unwanted ons. Values On Only a axes from numbers registered in the PhoneBook. Incoming faxes f bers whose G3ID is not registered correctly are not accepted ev he number is registered in the PhoneBook.
  • Page 229 On Uses duplex printin Does not use duplex printing. Send Head Purpose: To pri sender record at the head of the fax. Values: On* Prints the s ecord at the head of the fax. Does nt the sender record at the head of the fax. Send Header Name Purpose: register the sender name to be recorded in the sender r...
  • Page 230: Forward Settings

    sk your telephone company which pattern you need to selec e this service. Forward Settings Purpose: T the multifunction printer to always forward all of the in faxes to the specified destination. Trans. at Er Forwards the incoming faxes n error occurs. Trans.
  • Page 231: Prefix Dial Num

    Purpose To select whether or not to add the prefi when you send a fax. Values: Adds the prefix number when you send Off* Does not add the prefix numbe ou send a fax. Prefix Dial Num Purpose: To set a prefix dial numbe five digits. This number dials before any auto dial numbe tarted. It is useful for accessing the PABX exchange.
  • Page 232: System Settings

    Sets Lower in the thr value. Normal* Sets N in the threshold value. Higher Higher in the threshold value. Country Purpose: To the country where the multifunction printer is used. Fwd. Error Print Purpose: To pr ocuments failed to transfer when Forward Set Print is se Off. Values: On* Prints doc hat failed to transfer when Forward Set Print is set to Off.
  • Page 233: Alert Tone

    Mode1 5-60 Specifies the amount of time bef multifunction printer enters power saver mode after it finishes a jo 5 min* Mode2 1-6 min 6 min* Ente put the multifunction printer in power saver mode five minu it finishes a job. This uses much less energy, but requires m p time for the multifunction printer.
  • Page 234 Tone Normal Loud Off* Does not sound an alert when you press a button on the o panel. Panel Alert Soft Sounds an alert press a wrong button. Tone Normal Loud Does no an alert when you press a wrong button. Machine Ready Soft Sounds an alert when the multifunction printer is ready.
  • Page 235 Does und an alert when a job is terminated by some faults. Alert Tone Sounds an alert when a job is reserved by some re Normal* Loud Does not sound an alert when a job is reserved by some rea Out of Paper Soft Sounds an alert wh ultifunction printer runs out of paper.
  • Page 236 Time-Out Purpose: To specify the f time the multifunction printer waits to receive additional b data from the computer. When this timeout expires, the print jo nceled. Disables the job timeout. 5-300 Specifies unt of time the multifunction printer waits for additional data it cancels the job.
  • Page 237: Auto Log Print

    inch* Selects inch default measurement unit. Auto Log Print Purpose: To automatically he Job History report when the number of Job History items r he maximum. Values: automatically print the Job History report. On Automatically print the Job Histor hen the number of Job History items reaches the maximum.
  • Page 238: Banner Sheet

    Values Off Does not print the received data. Prints eived data as text data. Banner Sheet Purpose: To specif osition of banner sheet, and also specify the tray in which the sheet is loaded. This feature is available for the PCL driver b ot available for the PS driver. Values: sert Position Off*...
  • Page 239: Fax Broadcast

    Purpose: specify the communication result for the fax transmission. Values: Not Print Does not print the report. Print at Error Prints the r n a communication error is detected. Print Always* Always prints the report for the fax transmission. Fax Broadcast Purpose: To specify the communicatio t for a fax to multiple locations.
  • Page 240: Substitute Tray

    Disable Does not allocate memory to the RAM disk file system. int, Proof Print, and Copy Collate jobs will abort and be recorded t b log. Enable* Allocates memory to the RAM di system automatically. NOTE: The RAM Disk menu is only yed when 256 MB or more of additional print memory is inst n the multifunction printer.
  • Page 241: Covers

    Light* Adjust BTR NOTICE: The print quality depending on the setting values you select for this ite Purpose: To sp reference voltage settings for the transfer roller. Values: Plain -3 - +3 Plain Thick -3 - +3 Transparency -3 - +3 Covers -3 - +3 Covers...
  • Page 242 NOTICE: The pri lity changes depending on the setting values you select s item. Purpose: To specify t rature settings value for the fuser unit. Values: Plain -2 - +2 Plain Thick -2 - +2 Transparency -2 - +2 Covers -2 - +2 Covers Thick -2 - +2...
  • Page 243 Values: Adjusts the registration automatically. Off* Does not adjust the registration automati Color Reg Adjust Purpose: To print the color ron chart and to adjust the color registration by using the cha function is required after the multifunction printer is set up or m Auto Correct Adjusts color reg utomatically.
  • Page 244: Secure Settings

    RAM Disk menu is set to E. Non-DELL Toner NOTICE: When Non-Dell toner is use multifunction printer may be severely damaged and may n ered by your warranty. Purpose: T cify whether to use the refilled print cartridge or not. s setting is on, you can use print cartridges provided by companies.
  • Page 245 See also: "Setting of Panel (See 13.)" Panel Lock/Panel Lock Set Purpose: it access to the Admin men Values: Disable* Does not limit access to the Admin menu. access to the Admin menu. Panel Lock/Change Password Purpose: To set a password t cess to the Admin menu. Values: 0000-9999 Copy/Scan/Fax Lock/Copy/Scan/Fax Set...
  • Page 246: Admin Reports

    0000* Secure Receive/Sec e Set NOTE: fore enabling Secure Receive, ensure that Panel Lock s enabled. Purpose: To set a rd when you print received fax documents. Values: isable* Does not limit when you print receive cuments. Enable Limits when you eived fax documents. Secure Rnge Password ose: To set a password when you receive a fax.
  • Page 247: Panel Language

    Print Meter Purpose: To print t for the total number of pages printed. When printed using ei e printer control panel or Dell Printer Coion Web Tool, the report will be titled Print Volume Report. Panel Language Purpose: To deter e language of the text on the operator panel screen.
  • Page 248 NOTE: Disabling the operator nus does not prevent access to the Sto int and Tray Settings menus. 1. Press until >SETUP rs, and then press 2. Press until >Admin Menu appears, and then press 3. Press until >Sec ings appears, and then press 4.
  • Page 249: Printing Status Window

    Printer Configuration Web Tool etwork connections. ll Supplies Management System™ can launch the Dell Supplies Management Syste dialog box from the Printing Status window, the All menu, or the desktop icon. You can also launch it from the Status Window when a toner error occurs.
  • Page 250: Printer Settings Utility

    Using the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn Launcher window, you ca scan system data options, and create and edit Book entries from your computer. You can also use Dell S o organize, access, share, and manage documents and image files o ter.
  • Page 251 1. Click StartProgramsDell PDell MFP Color Laser Printer Launcher. The Dell MFP Laser 311 cher window opens. 2. The Dell MFP Laser 3115cn Launcher window provides three butto ess Book Editor, ScanButton Manager, and Dell ScanCenter. To exit, click the t the top-right of the window.
  • Page 252: Scanbutton Manager

    ScanCenter Dell ScanCenter is a PaperPort applic enables you to scan items and send them directly to PaperPort or o ms on your computer without first running PaperPort. For more info about using Dell ScanCenter, refer to PaperPort's Help menu.
  • Page 253: Tips For Successful Printing

    Avoiding Jams NOTE: Dell recommends that you try a l sample of any print media you are considering using with the unction printer before purchasing large quantities. By selecting riate print media and loading it properly, you are able to ost jams. See the following for instructions on loading print ...
  • Page 254: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job There are several methods for canceling a print job. Canceling From the Printer Operator Panel To cancel a print job after it has d printing: 1. Cancel. 2. Press until >Print appears in the J screen, and then press Printing is canceled only for t ent print job.
  • Page 255: Printing A Font Sample List

    "erstanding Menus(See 13.)" to identify the display and oper buttons if you need help. 1. Press until >SETUP appears, and then press 2. Press until >Reports appears, and then press 3. Settings is displayed. Press Th m settings page is printed. The me System Settings Printing ars while the page prints.
  • Page 256: Printing And Deleting Held Jobs

    NOTE: Print and Hold functions requir imum of 384 MB available print memory. Also, you need to confi RAM disk settings on both the operator panel and the printer d NOTE: Depending on the documents, may be too big for the available memory. In this case, an erro s.
  • Page 257 If you send a Proof Print j multifunction printer prints one copy and holds the remaining you requested from the driver in print memory. Use Proof Print to examine the first copy to see if it is satisfactory befo the remaining copies. "nting and Deleting Held Jobs(See 15.)"...
  • Page 258: Selecting Paper Tray

    16. Copying Loading Paper fo ng Selecting Paper Preparing a Document Mking Copies From the Document Feeder Glass Making Copies From the ADF Sing Copy Options Changing the Default Setting the Power Saver Timer Option oading Paper for Copying The instru r loading print materials are the same whether you are printing, fax copying. For further details, see "Print Media Guidelines".
  • Page 259  Coated paper  Onion skin or thin paper  Wrinkled or creased paper  Curled or rolled paper  Torn paper  Remove all staples and paper clips ng documents.  Ensure a ink or correction fluid on the paper is completely dry before loadi ents. ...
  • Page 260: Making Copies From The Adf

    3. Close the document cover. NOTE: Leaving the cover open whil g may affect the copy quality and toner consumption. NOTE: If you are copying a page from a book or e, lift the cover until its hinges are caught by the stopper and the the cover. If the book or magazine is thicker than 30 mm, start cop the cover open.
  • Page 261 2. Customize the copy settings including the number of copy size, contrast, and image quality. See "Setting Copy Options(See 16.)". To clear the settings, use Cancel. 3. Press Start. ing Copy Options Set the following option he current copy job before pressing Start make copies. NOTE: The copy options automatically return to their status after copying.
  • Page 262 2. Press until >COPY appears, and then press 3. Press until appears, and then press 4. Press to select the desired se nd then press Color Prints in the color mode. Black&Whit Prints i lack and white mode. 5. Press to begin copying. Reduce/Enlarge You uce or enlarge the size of a copied image, from 25 percent to ent when you copy original documents from the document feede ADF.
  • Page 263 Original Type setting is used to improve the image quality by select document type for the current copy job. To select the image quality: 1. Load the document to be copied on the document fe s, and close the cover. 2.
  • Page 264 Lighter3 Works well with dark print. Lighter2 Lighter1 5. Start to begin copying. Sharpness Adjust the sharpness the copy sharper or softer than the original. To adjust the sharpness: 1. ocument to be copied on the document feeder glass, and close the 2.
  • Page 265: Auto Exposure

    Normal* Does not adjust the amount of color in a s hue to make the colors deeper or lighter than the original. Higher Adjusts the amount of color in a specified hue to e colors deeper than the original. Lower Adjusts the of color in a specified hue to make the colors lighter than the 5.
  • Page 266 is enabled. To make the Auto Fit copying 1. Press until >COPY appears, and then press 2. Press until Auto Fit appears. 3. Press to select On, and the 4. If necessary, customize the copy settings including th of copies, contrast, and image quality.
  • Page 267 LongEdgeBinding Uses for long-edge bindi perform duplex printing. ShortEdgeBinding Uses for short-edg hen you perform duplex printing. 5. If necessary, customize the copy settings including ber of copies, contrast, and image quality. See "Setting Copy Options(See 16.)". 6. Press St to begin copying. For the do oaded on the document feeder glass, the display asks if you want t another page.
  • Page 268: Poster Copying

    1. Load the document(s) face up with to first into the ADF. Place a single document face down on the document feede For details about loa document, see "Loading an Original Doc(See 18.)". 2. Press until >COPY appears, and then press 3.
  • Page 269 NOTE: You cannot ad e copy size using the Reduce/Enlarge option for making a post To make the Poster copyin 1. Load the documents to be copied on the feeder glass and close the cover. 2. Press until >COPY appears press 3.
  • Page 270 This special c can be applied when you load a document using only the document fee . You cannot adjust the copy size using the Reduce/Enlar item while the Image Repeat copying is enabled. make the Image Repeat copying: until >COPY appears, and then press 2.
  • Page 271 NOTE: Copy collate is only available when optional memory card is instal 1. Load the document(s) f with top edge in first into the ADF. Place a single document face down on the t feeder glass. Fo bout loading a document, see "Loading an Original Document". 2.
  • Page 272: Scanning Overview

    6. To return to the standb press Cancel. Setting the Power Saver Timer Opt You can set the power saver timer multifunction printer. The multifunction printer waits before it res e default copy settings, if you do not start copying after changing the operator panel.
  • Page 273 Icons on the Dell ScanCenter bar sent the programs that are limited to PaperPort and to Dell Sc To scan and send an item to a program, click the program icon n scan the item. Dell ScanCenter automatically starts the sele gram when the scan is complete.
  • Page 274: Scanning Using The Twain Driver

    Sc From Operator Panel NOTE: Ensure that the multifu nter is connected to the computer by using the USB cable. 1. Load the document(s) f with top edge in first into the ADF. Place a single document f n on the document feeder glass. For details about loading a document, see "Loading an Original Document(See 18.)".
  • Page 275 S Get Photo window. 4. In the Availab er dialog box, select Dell MFP 15cn Scanner, and then click . 5. In the left pane of the Scan or Get Pho window, select the Display scanner ox check box, and then click Sc.
  • Page 276 "Loading an Original Document(See 18.)". 2. Start the drawing software, such as ft Paint. NOTE: When you dows Vista or Windows Server 2008, use oto Gallery instead of Paint. 3. Click FileFrom Scanner a. n using Dell MFP Laser 3115cn window appears.
  • Page 277 NOTE: stration may vary for different operating systems. 4. Select your scanning preferences and click Adjust the quality of t ed picture to display the Advan erties dialog box. 5. Select the desired es including brightness and contrast, and then click OK. 6.
  • Page 278 8. Follow the een instructions to edit the picture after it is copied to you ter. a Scanner on the Network Scan to Server/Computer feature allows you to scan a document he Dell MFP 3115cn and store it in a folder on your computer File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or Server Message Block (SMB).
  • Page 279  Create a Password For Your User Login Account.  Locate the IP Address Of Your Compu Sharing a Fo om Your Computer ® ® If you are Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000, you can folder with the following instructions: 1.
  • Page 280 NOTE: User login account with assword will be rejected in the Scan to Folder authentication. that all user login accounts have a valid and non-empty pass Create a Password for Your Use Account(See 17.)" for details on how to assign a password f user login account.
  • Page 281 4. Select the Share this fo check box. 5. Enter ame in the Share name box. NOTE: Note down the shared name as you need this name in the next setting procedure. 6. Click on Permissions create a write permission for this folder. 7.
  • Page 282: Setting Up The Address Book

    To setup the Scan to Server/Computer address bo ugh the network, you will first need to locate the IP address Dell MFP Laser 3115cn. You can obtain this IP address from the Settings report by performing the following steps from the ope anel: 1.
  • Page 283 3. System Settings is id, then press and a System Settings report will be printed. Once you have obtained the IP address of the Dell MFP L 5cn, you can setup the Address book by performing the followin from a web browser.
  • Page 284 To fill in the fields, enter the information as follo Name: Enter a friendly name that you want i r on the address book. Server Type: Select storing the document in a shared folder from your Microsoft operating system. Select FTP if you have a FTP server. NOTE: FTP Server depends on Microsoft Intern mation Services (IIS) and may not be installed on your compute se refer to Microsoft document for detailed instructions on ho FTP server.
  • Page 285 User Login Account(See 17.)" for details on how to assword in your user login account). Share Name: Enter the name of the older on the recipient computer. For SMB only. Ser : Enter the path where you want the scanned document to d. Ensure that the path is already created in the shared fol server.
  • Page 286 NOTE: Ensure that you enter an IP address i Server Address box correctly. to Computer/Server Through Wireless Setup NOTE: Thi can be performed only if you have the Wireless Network Card (S arately). If you are intending to perf n to Computer/Server through your wireless network connection, l need to configure the scan network path as follows: 1.
  • Page 287 Sharing a Folder With Sub- From Your Computer T te and share a folder, follow the steps found in "Sharing a Folder From Your Computer(See 17.)". To -folder, you will need to create a sub-folder from your share f 1. Create a fol the desired directory on your computer (Example of folder name, MyShare).
  • Page 288 NOTE: Ensure that you enter an IP address in the Server Address box correctly. Start to send the file on the Network 1. From the operator panel, press until >SCAN appears, and then press 2. Press until Scan to Network appears. 3.
  • Page 289 · Ensure the server address is correct. SM Error 016-781 Scan · If the server address is c then change the settings for the firewall. Login Error · Ensure the shared name or password is co 01 can Press · Ensure the specified server e and access right to the folder are correct. SMB/FTP Error 16-783 Scan ·...
  • Page 290 E-Mail Send Authentic 3. Click the Apply New Settings ton. Registering a r 1. Form the Dell Configuration Web Tool, click Address Bo, and then click the E-Mail Addres tab. 2. Click the Create butto...
  • Page 291 The E-mail Server Settings page for registering a appears. 3. Enter the followin  Name  Address 4. Click the Apply New Settings button. Start to send e-mail with the s file 1. the operator panel, press until >SCAN appears, and then press 2.
  • Page 292 Press 18. Faxing FAX Languages Setting P Setting the Machine ID Using the Number Keypad to Enter Characters Setting the Tim ate Changing the Clo Setting Sounds Sending a Delayed Fa Specifying the Fax Settings Sending a Fax Sending a Fax from the driver (Direct Fax) Re a Fax Color Fax Automatic Dialing...
  • Page 293: Setting The Machine Id

    NOTE: In case of either one, w configure the languages setting, the information, which is register e device, is initialized. Setting the Machine ID In most , you are required by law to indicate your fax number on any fax you The Machine ID, containing your telephone number and name or company ill be printed at the top of each page sent from your multifuncti 1.
  • Page 294: Keypad Letters And Numbers

     When pro enter a letter, press the appropriate button until the correct lett rs on the display. For example, to enter the letter O, press 6.  Each time you press 6, the display shows rent letter, M, N, O and finally 6. ...
  • Page 295 If you make a mistake while entering a number or name, to dele ast digit or character. Then enter the correct number or character. Inserting For some telephone systems, it is necessary to access code and listen for a second dial tone. A pause must be ent er for the access code to function.
  • Page 296: Changing The Clock Mode

    Changing the Clock Mode You can set the current time using either the or the 24-hour format. 1. Press il >SETUP appears, and ss 2. Press until >Admin Menu appears, and then press 3. Press until >System Settings appears, and then press 4.
  • Page 297: Sending A Delayed Fax

    3. Press to select On, and then 4. Press Cancel to return standby mode. Sending a Delayed Fax The Delayed Star an be used to save scanned documents for transmission at a specif order to take advantage of lower long distance rates. 1.
  • Page 298: Available Fax Settings Options

    to s selection. 7. Press Back to return to the previous screen. 8. If ry, repeat steps 4 through 7. 9. To return dby mode, press Cancel. Available Fax Settings Options You can use the following settings options for configuring system: Option Description Interval...
  • Page 299 Auto Ans. The multifunction printer ca one telephone line with an external telephone. In TEL/FAX this mode, the muon printer will monitor the fax signal and pick up the line if there tones. If the phone communication in your country is serial, this m ot available.
  • Page 300 Name G3ID Contains your telephone number, which is printed at the top of ea sent from your multifunction printer. This feature is available when Send Header to On. Local Name Contains your name any name, which is printed on the report sheet. DRPD Patter Before using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection (DRPD , distinctive ring service must be installed on your telephone y the telephone company.
  • Page 301: Advanced Fax Settings

    3. Turn on the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn while holding button. The Customer Mode menu appears. 4. After all the advanced fax settings made, you will need to turn off and on the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn fo settings to be effective. Error Correction M ) Some of the legacy fax devices do not the Error Correction Mode.
  • Page 302 5. s the butt Disable appears, then press the button to disab Some of the legacy fax devices do not support th odem speed of 33,600 bits per second (bps). You may experience fax s eceive errors due to the higher modem speed. You can disable the V.3 he following instructions.
  • Page 303: Sending A Fax

    5. ss the b until V27ter+V29+V33+V17 appears, the the enable V.17 (14,400bps), select V27ter+V29 to enable V.29 (9,600bps), or select V27ter to enable V.27ter (4,800bps). Fax Data Encoding Method Some of t y fax devices do not support the JBIG data encoding method. You may ce fax send or receive errors due to this data encoding method.
  • Page 304 over the document on the document ass. NOTE: To get the best scan quality, especially for gray scale images, document feeder glass instead of the ADF. a document using the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF): 1. Place the document(s) face up on th the top edge of the documents in first. Then adjust the document to the correct document size.
  • Page 305: Adjusting The Document Resolution

    3. Adjust the docu olution, referring to "Adjusting the D Resolution(See 18.)". 4. se the document cover. NOTE: If you are faxing a page from a book or ma lift the cover until its hinges are caught by the stopper and then e cover. If the book or magazine is thicker than 30 mm, start faxing e cover open.
  • Page 306 The Original Type set used to improve the image quality by selecting the document type fo rrent fax job. To select the image quality: 1. Loa ocument to be faxed on the document feeder glass, and close the cove 2. Press until >FAX appears, and then press 3.
  • Page 307: Sending A Fax Automatically

    Lighter2 Lighter1 5. Press Start to begin faxing. Sending a Fax Automatically 1. Load the document(s) face up wit ge in first into the ADF. Place a single document face down on the document ass. For details abou g a document, see "Loading an Origina t(See 18.)".
  • Page 308: Confirming Transmissions

    5. Enter the remote fax machine's fax number using the number keypad. 6. When you hear a high-pitched fax m the remote fax machine:  If the doc loaded on the ADF, press Start.  If the document is not loa ADF, press ntil the desired setting appears, and then press NOTE:...
  • Page 309 The names of the dialog boxes and the button fferent from those given in the following procedure depending on cation you are using. 1. Open the file you want to send by fax. 2. Open the print dialog box from the application, and then selec Dell MFP Laser 3115cn Fax. 3. Click Prefere.
  • Page 310 a. Transmission image qual Purpose: the output quality. Values: Standard For documents with normal sized characters. High Quality* For documents containing small characters lines or documents printed using a dot-matrix printer. Super-high For documents containing extremel detail. The super fine mode is image quality enabled only if the remote printer al ts Super Fine resolution.
  • Page 311: About Receiving Modes

    * This can only be used if the PC and the Dell Multifunction Col Printer 3115cn are connected with a USB cable. NOTE: Enter the password in the P d in the Authorization area before sending a fax from the Dell MF 5cn Fax if the Scan/Fax Set (Setup  Admin menu  Secure Settings) settings on the De function Color Laser Printer 3115cn have been set.
  • Page 312 When you a fax, the multifunction printer answers the call on a specified num ings and automatically receives the fax. To change the number of rings, s Available Fax Settings Options(See 18.)" If you want to adjust the ringer vol Setting Sounds(See 18.)".
  • Page 313: Receiving Faxes In The Memory

    Be ng the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection option, Distinctive Ring s st be installed on your telephone line by the telephone company. To istinctive Ring Pattern Detection, you will need another telephone our location, or someone available to dial your FAX number from outsi To set up the DRPD mode: until >SETUP appears, and then press 2.
  • Page 314 You can on one page if you send a fax using the document feeder glass.  If the sender or the receiver i Dell Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn, the color fax functio t operate well. If this is the case, send the fax as black and whit ...
  • Page 315 Checking whether a fax was sent in color Even send a color fax, if the receiver does not have a color fax functio their color fax function is turned off, the fax is sent in black and The following procedure explains how to check if a fax was sent i black and white.
  • Page 316: Automatic Dialing

    You can store up to 200 frequently dialed nu speed dial locations (001-200). When the speed dial job specified in the delayed fax or redial exis ou change the speed dial number from the operator panel or Dell Prin iguration Web Tool, the destination of the fax may be changed.
  • Page 317: Group Dialing

    a. Press until >FAX appears, and then press b. Press until >Speed Dial ap Use the uttons to enter the three-digit speed dial number between 001 and 20 the number keypad, and then press The corresponding entry's name brief ays. To confirm the name again, press 3.
  • Page 318 7. Press Back when the name appear or without entering a name. 8. store more fax numbers, repeat steps 4 through 6. To return to the standby mode, press Cancel. Group Dial Numbers You can delete a spec dial number from a selected group or add a new number to the sele p. 1.
  • Page 319: Other Ways To Fax

    4. Press until >Speed Dial appears, and then press A list showing your spee ntries prints out. Other Ways to Fax Using the Secure Receiv You may need to your received faxes from being accessed by unauthorized peop u can turn on the secure fax mode using the Secure Receive opti strict printing out all of the received faxes when the multifu rinter is unattended.
  • Page 320: Printing Reports

    3. Enter the password, and then press s stored in memory are printed. To turn the secure receiving mode off: 1. Access the Secure Receive nu by following steps 1 to 5 in "To turn the secure receiving mode 2. Press to select Disable, and then press 3.
  • Page 321: Changing Setting Options

    Address Book: A list Server Address: Server A ist Fax Activity: Fax activity ion Fax Pending: Pending fax Print Meter: Print volume report 5. Press The selected information prints out. Changing Setting Options 1. Press until >FAX app d then press 2.
  • Page 322: Using A Computer Modem

    Follow the instructions provided with your computer modem and ication to fax via the computer modem.  If you want to capture images usin ultifunction printer and Dell ScanDirect™, send images using pplication with the computer modem. 19. Networking About Sharing the Multifunction Printer on work...
  • Page 323: Setting Up The Locally Shared Printer

    Multifunction Printer to the Network". Printing Across a Networ Whether the multifunction printer is locally conne network-connected, you need to install the Dell™ Multifunction ser Printer 3115cn software on each computer that prints documents u multifunction printer. Setting Up the Locally Shared Printer You can share your new printer on the network using the Drivers and Utilities CD that shipped with your multifunction printer, or using Mi point and print or peer-to-peer method.
  • Page 324 3. lick the Change sharing options butto 4. The dialog box displaying "Windows needs y ssion to continue" appears. 5. lick the Continue button. 6. Check the Share this printer chec nd then type a name in the Share name . 7.
  • Page 325: Point And Print

    Point and Print This method is usually the best use of system resource erver handles driver modifications and print job processing. This le rk clients return to their programs much faster. use the point and print method, a subset of driver information i from the server to the client computer.
  • Page 326 9. Right-click the printer y ated and select Properties. 10. From the General tab, click Print Test Page. If the e prints successfully, the printer driver installation is complete. Peer-to-Peer If you use the peer-to-peer method, the printer driver is full ed on each client computer. Network clients retain control of driver ations.
  • Page 327 Fo e: \\<server host name>\<shared printer name> The server host name is the name of the server computer tha fies it to the network. The shared printer name is the name assigne printer during the server installation process. 4. If this is a new printer, you may be prompted a printer driver. If no system driver is available, then you will provide a path to available drivers.
  • Page 328: Network Protocols

    2. Press until >Admin Menu nd then press 3. Press >Admin Reports appears, press 4. ess unti >Server Address appears, and ress ork Configuration page prints out. S Network Protocols When you first install tifunction printer, all supported network protocols are enabled w er the multifunction printer on.
  • Page 329 2. Press until >Admin Menu appears, and then press 3. Press until >Wir or >Wireless Net ars, and then press 4. Press until >TCP/IP appears, and then press 5. Press until >IP Address appears, and then press An IP address consists of 4 bytes. IP Address * 0.
  • Page 330: Understanding Fonts

    until >Initialize NVM appears, and th 5. Pre to select Yes, and then press Th k configuration is restored. 6. r the multifunction printer off and back on or reset the network int ard. Resetting the Network Interface Card You can reset the network interface card when a network occurs. 1.
  • Page 331 Weight refers to the thickness of the lines t the characters. Thicker lines result in darker characters. Some wor nly used to describe the weight of a typeface are bold, medium, lig ck, and heavy. Style refers to other typeface modifications, lt or character width. Italic and oblique are styles where the cha tilted.
  • Page 332: Bitmapped And Scalable Fonts

    The poin of a font is defined as the distance from the top of the tallest cha n the font to the bottom of the lowest character in the font. Due to nition of point size, different fonts printed at the same point siz pear quite different in size. This is because there are other font that affect how the font looks.
  • Page 333: Resident Fonts

    Your multifunction printer uses differe font formats for downloading fonts to the multifunction printer. 6 uses Intellifont and TrueType scalable fonts. Adobe PostScript 3 u e 1 and TrueType scalable fonts are thousands of different scalable fonts available in these differen ormats from numerous font suppliers.
  • Page 334 Univers BdCd Arial Bold Univers BdCdI Arial c ITC Avant Garde Gothic Book AntiqueOlv ITC Avant Garde Gothic Book Oblique AntiqueOlv It ITC Avant Garde Gothic Demi AntiqueOlv Bd ITC AvantGarde Gothic Demi Oblique Bodoni Roman CG Omega Bodoni Italic CG Omega It Bodoni Bold C a Bd...
  • Page 335 LetterGothic Cooper 32BC LetterGothic Bd Cooper Gothic 33BC Coronet Albertus Md Courier Albertus XBd Courier Oblique Courier Bold Clarendo Courie Oblique Eurostile Medium Coronet rostile Bold Eurostile Extended No. 2 Marigold Eurostile Bold Extended No. 2 Arial Gill Sans Arial I Gill Sans Arial Bd Gill Sans Bold...
  • Page 336 Goudy Bold Wingdings Goudy Bold Italic Goudy Extra Bold Line Printer Helvetica Helvetica Oblique Times Roman Helvetica Bold Time Helve blique Times Bd Helvetica Narrow Times BdIt Helvetica Narrow Oblique ca Narrow Bold Helvetica Helvetica Narro Oblique Helvetica Ob Helvetica Con Helvetica Bd Helvetica Condensed Oblique Helvetica BdOb...
  • Page 337 Palatino It Joanna Bold Italic atino Bd tter Gothic Palatino BdIt Letter ted Letter Gothic Bold ITCBookman Lt Letter Gothic Bold Slanted Bookman LtIt ITC Lubalin Graph Book IanDm ubalin Graph Book Oblique ookmanDm It ITC Lubalin Graph Demi ITC Lubalin Graph De ue HelveticaNr Marigold HelveticaNr Ob...
  • Page 338 Palatino Italic ZapfC MdIt Palatino Bold Palatino Bold Itali ZapfDingbats Stempel Garam an Stempel Garamond Italic Stem ond Bold Stempel Garamond Bold Italic Symbol Tekton Regular Times Roman Ti lic Times Bold Times Bold Italic mes New Roman Times New Roman Italic T oman Bold Times New Roman Bold Italic Univers 45 Light...
  • Page 339: Symbol Sets

    Univer ld Oblique Univers 57 Condensed Un Condensed Oblique Univers 67 Condensed Bold Univers 67 Condensed Bold Oblique 53 Extended Univers 53 Extended Oblique Univers 63 Extended Bold Univers 63 Extended B que Wingdings ITC Zapf Chancery M alic ITC Zapf Dingbats Symbol Sets A symbol set is the collection of alphabetic d numeric characters, punctuation, and special charact lable in the font you select.
  • Page 340 PC-8 DN PC-775 Baltic PC-850 Multilingual PC-852 L Windows 3.1 Latin 1 Windows 3.1 Latin 2 Windows 3.1 La DeskTop PS Text MC Text Microsoft Pu PS Math Pi Font Legal ISO 4 United Kingdom 6 ASCII 1 Swedish:names ISO 15 Italian ISO 17 Spanis ISO 21 Ge ISO 6 an v1...
  • Page 341 Owner's Manu or in this manual. The multifunction printer Remove the additional memory module. 016-316 estart Printer detected an unsuppor ional If this does not solve the , contact Dell. Reseat Memory memory module in the act Support "Contacting Dell(See 31.)" in t memory slot.
  • Page 342 Restart Printer Contact Support Dell. IfMessageReturns "Contacting Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's Manu or in this manual. 016-330 A communication card error Turn off the mion printer to re-install the Printer occurred between the...
  • Page 343 Check XXX Cart. cartridge is install tly. If this does not Contact Support XXX is one of the following: solve the problem, contact Dell. · Yellow Print "Replacing Print Ca(See 25.)". · Cyan "Contacting Dell(See 31.)"...
  • Page 344 XXX indicates the number and Optional Trays(See 10.) of t or multipurpose feeder. YYY indicates a paper size. yyy indicates paper qu Error NNN-NNN relates to printer problems. Error to PDL emulation PDL Request · Press to clear the m cancel the current 016-720 problems occurs.
  • Page 345 eout on sending data) Check the status of the remote Press The communication was Communication · Press to clear the message. -702 shut by the remote ma Fax Job Failure · The communication was shut by the (Received DCN) remote machine. Ch status of the remote Pres machine.
  • Page 346 The cover of the ADF is Close the cover of the AD Cover Open 005-301 open. ADF Cover The fax memory is full · Press to clear the message. 033-503 Fax Job Failure · The fax memory is full. Print the re ages, or wait for a while until sending images Press is completed.
  • Page 347 · Ensure you have the right to Scan rename/delete files. · Ensure SP1 is a nstalled in the Windows Server 2003. If it is not installed, install SMB/FTP Error Files of the same name · ss to clear the message. 016-788 exist.
  • Page 348 Scan mail. · Ensure the settings for the er or POP3 server are correct from the Dell Printer Press Configuration We Cannot resolve the name of SMTP Error · Press o clear the message.
  • Page 349: Clearing Jams

    Removing Print Jams From the Standard Tray Removing Print Jams From the t Remo nt Jams From the Optional Duplexer Removing Print Jams From the Optional Feeder NOTE: Before buying large quantities of any a, Dell recommends trying a sample first. ding Jams...
  • Page 350  Use only recommended edia. See "Print Media Guidelines(See 9.) for more information.  "Loading Print Media in Stand Optional Trays(See 10.)" and "Loading ipurpose Feeder(See 10.)" to load printer media properly.  Do n oad the print media sources. Ensure the stack print media height do ceed the maximum height indicated by the load line labels in the ...
  • Page 351 CAUTION: Do n pt to clear any jams using tools or instruments. This may permanentl the multifunction printer. 1 Front cover 2 Fuser unit 3 Standard 250-sheet tray 4 Multipurpose feeder 5 Optional t paper feeder 6 Optional duplex 7 Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Removing Print Jams from the ADF When a document jams while it passes through t tic Document Feeder (ADF), remove jams in the following procedure.
  • Page 352 NOTE: To prevent document jams, use the document feeder glass for hin or mixed documents. 1. Remove the re ments from the ADF. If the document is jammed i aper feed area: a. Open the ADF cover. b. Remove the document by gently pulling it straight up. If you find it difficult to p document, turn the dial behind the cover.
  • Page 353 b. Close the document cover. Then load the documents back int . 2. If ee the paper or the paper does not move when you pulled, open the t cover. 3. Remove the document from the roller or the feed ar arefully pulling it gently to the right.
  • Page 354 3. Open the front cover by pus e button (right side) and remove the jammed paper. Then, confirm tha are no scraps of paper remaining inside the multifunction printer. 4. Insert the tray back into the multifunction printer, and push unt ops.
  • Page 355 5. Open and close the front cover. Removing Print Jams From andard Tray NOTICE: To protect the drums of the print cartridges against bright lig e the front cover within five minutes. If the front cover remains re than five minutes, print quality may deteriorate.
  • Page 356 3. Pull the jammed paper out careful d tearing it. If it is still hard to remove the paper, go to the to remove the jammed paper from the inside of the multifunction pri 4. Open the front cover by pushing the button (right side e the jammed paper. Then, confirm that there are no scraps of pape ing inside the multifunction printer.
  • Page 357 6. Insert the tray into the multifunction printer, and push t stops. CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the tray. Doing so could damage th or the inside of the multifunction printer. Removing Print Jams From the Fuser Unit NOTICE: Ensure nothing t scratches the surface (black-colored film) of the transfer belt uni ches, dirt, or oil from your hands on the film of the transfer bel reduce print quality.
  • Page 358 NOTE: To resolve th displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all print media fr t media path. 1. Turn off the ction printer and wait for 30 minutes. 2. Push the button (right side) and open the front cover. 3.
  • Page 359 5. Close the c the fuser unit and press down the levers at both ends of the fuser 6. Confirm that there are no s paper remaining inside the multifunction printer, and then close th cover.
  • Page 360 Removing Print Ja the Optional Duplexer TICE: Ensure nothing touches or scratches the surfac lored film) of the transfer belt unit. Scratches, dirt, or oil fro ands on the film of the transfer belt unit may reduce print quality ICE: To protect the drums of the print cartridges a ht light, close the front cover within five minutes.
  • Page 361 4. Remove the jammed paper and close the transfer belt uni 5. Close the front cover.
  • Page 362 Removing Print Jams From the Op er NOTICE: protect the drums of the print cartridges against bright light, cl front cover within five minutes. If the front cover remains open for n five minutes, print quality may deteriorate. NOTE: lve the error displayed on the operator panel, you must clear all p a from the print media path.
  • Page 363 3. Pull mmed paper out carefully to avoid tearing it. If it is still hard to the paper, go to the next step to remove the jammed paper from the i the multifunction printer. 4. Open the front cover by the button (right side) and remove the jammed paper. Then, confirm ere are no scraps of paper remaining inside the multifunction printer 5.
  • Page 364 NOTE: If the paper jam message is n ed after closing the front cover, pull out the 250- sheet tray from t unction printer and remove the jammed paper. 6. Insert the tray back into the mu printer, and push until it stops. Do not use excessive force y.
  • Page 365: Troubleshooting

    23. Troubleshooting Troubleshoot This section consists of llowing instructions: 1. Configu f your printer instructions: User Settings(See 23.) Setup Menus(See 23.) Setup printing Letter Plain from Multipurpose F(See 23.) Setup printing Let n from Tray1(See 23.) Setup print Plain from Tray2(See 23.) Setup Letter Transparency from Multipurpose Feeder(See 23.)
  • Page 366: Basic Printer Problems

    Tshooting Guide Basic Printer Problems Display Problems Prin lems Print Qua blems Copy Problems Fax Problems Scanning Problems Option s Other Problems Contacting Service Troubleshooting Guide Inst inter Drivers Basic Printer Problems Some problems can be easy to resolve. If a problem occurs with your multin printer, check each the following: If a message displays erator panel, see "Understanding Muln Printer...
  • Page 367: Printing Problems

    · Self Test Message appears on the panel. When the test is completed, Pr is displayed. Menu settings changed from Settings in the software program, the pr ver, or the printer the operat ve no effect. utilities are overriding the settings made on th or panel. ·...
  • Page 368: Print Quality Problems

    Do not overfill dia sources. Do not force pri into the multipurpose feeder when you load it; otherwise, it may sk ckle. Remove any curled print media from sources. Load the recommended print side correctly for the type of edia you are using.
  • Page 369 Problem Action Print is too light. · The print cartr y be low or need to be replaced. Confirm the amount of toner in eac cartridge and replace it with a new one if necessary. · Set the Toner Saving Mode to off in the Advanced tab in the driver.
  • Page 370 Entire page is white. · e the packaging material is removed from the print cartridges. · Check the print cart o ensure that they are installed correctly. · The print cartridges may be low o o be replaced. Confirm the amount of toner in each print cartridge ce it with a new one if necessary.
  • Page 371 The job prints, but and · Ensure the margins are set cor in your software program. side margins are incorrect. Prin both ends of the · his occurs when the multifunction printer is operating in a ere transparencies is faded. relative humidity reaches 85% or more.
  • Page 372 In wint e multifunction printer turned on to prevent condensation from form this case, you can reduce power consumption by using the energy-savin If the problems still occur, contact Dell. See "Contacting Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's or in this manual.
  • Page 373 Vertical blanks · A pri is damaged. Replace the print cartridge with a new one. y Problems Problem Action A document n the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) · Set the Auto Fit mode to Of cannot be copied. operator panel. oblems Problem Action...
  • Page 374 The numbers stored in do not dial · Ensure that the numbers a d in the memory correctly. correctly. · Print a Phone Book list. The document does not feed into · Ensure that the document is not wrinkled and you are pu the multifunction printer.
  • Page 375 Scanning Proble Problem Action The scanner does not work. · En t you place the document to be scanned face down from the document f ss, or face up in the ADF. · There may not be enough avai y to hold the document you want to scan.
  • Page 376: Option Problems

    Services Right-click Windows Image Acquisition , and then click Start. Cannot scan using TWAIN or WIA Install the Desktop Experien re on the computer. on s Server 2008 computer. To ins Experience: Click Start, point to Admine Tools, and then click Server Manager.
  • Page 377: Other Problems

    Wireless · Ensure that eless printer adapter is securely connected to the multi-protocol printer adapter Other Problems Problem Action nsation has occurred · This us s within several hours after you heat the room in winter. This inside the als en the multifunction printer is operating in a location where rela multifunction printer.
  • Page 378 * Only displayed when an optional 550-sheet paper feeder is ins the multifunction printer. Setup printing Letter Plain from Multipurpose Feeder On the printer operator menu, p until >SETUP appears, and then press until >Tray Settings appears, and then Press until >MPF appears, and then press Press until >Pap Type appears, and then press...
  • Page 379 FilePint and then click the perties button, you will get this same driver prope ndow. Open up Word and create a new document. Go to FilePrint. Select the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn m the printers list. e Preferences button. This brings up Printing Preferences. Click the Paper/Output Select e to Letter Select Pap ce to MPF.
  • Page 380 FilePrint and then click t Properties button, you will get this river properties window. Open up Word and create a new Go to Print. Select the Dell MFP Laser 3 from the printers list. Click the Preferences but This brings up Printing Preferences. Click the Paper/Ou tab.
  • Page 381 FileP and then click the Pr button, you will get this same driver properties win Open up Word and create a new document. Go to FilePrint. the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn from the p list. Click the ferences button. This brings up Pri rences.
  • Page 382 Click the Papt tab. Select r Size to Letter Select Paper Source to Tray 2. Click OK. Now the printer s setup correctly. Click nt. Setup printing Letter Tran om Multipurpose Feeder On the printer operator menu, press until >SETUP appears, and then press Press until >Tra Settings appears, and then press Press...
  • Page 383 Go to FilePint. Select the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn from the printers list. Click the Preferences n. This brings up Printing Preferences. Click the Paper/Output ta Select Paper Size o Letter. Paper Source to MPF. Select MPF Pap pe to Transparency.
  • Page 384 FilePrint and then click the Properties you will get this same driver properties window. Open up Word and create a n ent. Go to FilePrint. Selec Dell MFP Laser 3115cn from the prin Click the ces button. This brings up Printing Prs. Click the Paper/Out tab.
  • Page 385 FilePrint and ick the Properties button, you will g same driver properties window. Open up Word and create a new document. Go to FilePrint. Select the Dell MFP Laser 3115cn from the printers list. Click the Preferences button. This brings up Printing Preferences. Click the Paper/Output Select Paper Size to Letter.
  • Page 386: Installing Printer Drivers

    Transparency - I inter paper cannot be used. Inkjet Printer paper cannot be use Envelopes Configuration Para nting A local printer is a printer attached to y ter or a print server using a USB or parallel cable. If your multif rinter is attached to a network and not your computer, see "Setup Network(See 23.)".
  • Page 387: Usb Printing

    Connect the multifunction printer t uter with a USB cable or a parallel cable. Then, turn on the multi inter. When the Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears, click Cancel. Insert the Driv Utilities CD into your computer to launch the installatio NOTE: If the CD does not automatically laun k StartRun, and then type D:\setup.exe (where D is the drive letter , and then click OK.
  • Page 388 Dell™ rinter installation software. To prevent this situation, disable th n operating system firewall before you install the Dell printer softw disable or enable your built-in operating system firewall, perform th ing steps:...
  • Page 389 NOTE: When you use IPv6 Mode for network printing, you cannot install the p driver from the Drive tilities CD. Use the Add wizard in Windows Vista. For details, see "Printing With Web Services for Devices (WSD)(See 24.)" in t User's Guide. Insert the rivers and Utilities CD into your computer to launch the ion software.
  • Page 390 Refer to your U ide for more information. can set up the Dell Printer Configuration W to send you an email when the multifunction printer nee es or intervention. To set up e-mail alerts: unch the Dell Printer Configuration Web To.
  • Page 391 You need to know the settings for the wireless network to se wireless printer. For details of the settings, contact your network trator. Wireless Specifie that identifies the wireless network. Up to 32 Settings alphanumeric charac N ype Spe network type from Ad-hoc or Infrastructure. Security Selects the method from No security, WEP, WPA-PSK TKIP and Settings...
  • Page 392 option button for IP Address assignment, click ge... and enter the IP address and subnet mask on the scree NOTE: When you enter a fixed IP add oid the "169.254.xxx.x" address used by AutoIP. ach item on the Enter Printer Settings n, and then click Next. On the Printer Softwar screen, specify the software that you want to install and inst path, and then click Next.
  • Page 393 In the he Select Printer screen, check the ox of the target printer that you are making wireless setting for, a click Next. NOTE: When you enter a fixed IP address, avoid t 254.xxx.xxx" address used by AutoIP. On the Enter Wireless Network Settings screen, set eac ss setting item, and then click Next u select the Fixed IP option button IP Address assignment, click Change...
  • Page 394 Congratulations! screen, click Finish to complete the installation. A test page w rinted with the installed printer by clicking the Test Page button. he Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool monitor the status of your network printer without leaving your des an view and/or change the printer configuration settings, monitor ton , and when it is time to order replacement consumables, just click t upplies link right from your Web browser.
  • Page 395 Wireless using wireless connection Step 1. Install function printer to the already-operating wireless network (When wir tting is already set to your computer) In Drivers and Utilities CD into you to launch the installation software. NOTE: I does not automatically launch, click StartRun, and then type D:\setup.exe (where D is the drive letter of your CD), and then click OK.
  • Page 396 Data encryp Disabled d hoc network: checked Click Move up button to move the newly added the top of the list. Clic OK to close the Prop dialog box. For Windows Vista: Open Control Panel. Select ork and Internet. Select etwork and Sharing Center. Select Connect to a network.
  • Page 397 For Windows XP and Win 2003: Select Network Connec from Control Panel. Right-click Wireless Network Connection and select Properties. Select the Wireless Netwo tab. Click Advanced. Do either of the following: When wireless ad-hoc set to the multifunction printer: Select Computer to (ad hoc) networks only and close the ed dialog box. reless infrastructure mode is set to the multifunction printer: Select Access point (Infrastructure) networks only an the Advanced dialog box.
  • Page 398 NOTE: If your system has an following operating systems: - Windows XP x64 ® - Windows Server 2003 x64 ® - Wind 2008 x64 - Windows Vista x64 - Windows Vista x86 ,skip step 12 and go to step 13. If you select the I am setting up this printer on a server check the Select Printer screen and also PostScript Driver check box on the Enter Printer Settings screen, the Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Page 399 and step (See 23.) so that you can restore them later. Click the ced button. Select Co o Computer (ad hoc) networks only and close the Advanced dialog box. Click the Add button to dis Wireless network properties. In the Association t r the following information and click OK Network name (SSID): dell_devic Network Authentication: Open Data on: Disabled...
  • Page 400 When you select the Fixed IP option button for IP gnment, click Change... an the IP address and subnet mask on the screen. NOTE: When you enter a fixed IP address, avoid 4.xxx.xxx" address used by AutoIP. Set each i he Enter Printer Settings screen, an lick Next. On the Printer Software ify the software that you want to install and installation path, click Next.
  • Page 401 Use Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool t he status of your network printer without leaving your desk. You c /or change the printer configuration settings, monitor toner level en it is time to order replacement consumables, just click the Dell link right from your Web browser.
  • Page 402 . Install a multifunction printer to the already-operating wireles (When wireless setting is already set to your computer) For Dynamic figuration Protocol network: Create wireless setting of your computer following the s For Windows XP indows Server 2003: Select Network Connections from Control Panel. Right-click Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.
  • Page 403 Check that the IP address on your computer is assi P. Open Dell Printer Configu eb Tool using the Web browser. For example, http://168.254.1.1/ Change the wireless setting of the multi printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Reset the multifunction printer. Restore the wireless setting on your computer.
  • Page 404 Select Access point (Infrastructure) networks only a the Advanced dialog box. Select the setting that you send to the multifunction pri the list in Preferred Network group. Click Move up to move the setting to the top of the list. Click OK t Property dialog box.
  • Page 405 that you c e them later. Click the Advanced button. Select Computer to Computer (ad hoc) n nly and close the Advanced x. Click the Add button to display Wireless properties. In the Association tab following information and click OK. Network name (SSID): dell_device Network Authentication: Open Data encry Disabled...
  • Page 406 For example, 1.2.3.5 Op Printer Configuration Web Tool using the Web browser. For example, http://1.2.3.5 Change the wireless sett the multifunction printer on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Reset the multifunct ter. Restore the wireless setting on your com For Windows XP and Windows Se 03: Select Network Connections from Control Panel.
  • Page 407 Select Network and Internet. Selec Network and Sharing Center. Select Connect to a network. Select the original setting from the network items listed in Connect to a network, and then click Connect. For Windows Server 2008: Open Control Panel. Select Network and Sharing Select Connect work.
  • Page 408 Data encryption: Disabled Ad hoc network: checked Click the ove up button to move the newly added SSID to the top of t Click to close the Property dialog NOTE: When your operating system is earlier tha s 2000, create settings according to the manual of the wireless sett provided by your wireless device manufacturer.
  • Page 409 "Print Server Settings(See 3.)" in the "Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool(See 3.)" to create a wireless . Reset unction printer. Restore the wireless settin r computer. For Windows XP ws Server 2003: Select Network Connections om Control Panel. Right-click Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.
  • Page 410 Select Con way in the warning dialog box indication indicating you are g an unsecured area. Click Close in the dialog box a firming the connection is a success. For Windows Server 2008: Open Control Panel. Select Network and Sharing Center. Select Connect to a .
  • Page 411 Set the IP address on the mult printer. For exa 2.3.5 Open Dell Prin ation Web Tool using the Web browser. For example, http://1.2.3.5 Change the wireless setting of the multif rinter on Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Reset the multifunction printer.
  • Page 412 Restore the wireless setting on your computer. For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: Selec Network Connections from ontrol Panel. Right-click Wireless Net nection and select Properties Select Wireles tab. Ensure that the check box for Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings is checked.
  • Page 413 Select Connect in the warning dialog box indication indicating you are ent unsecured area. Click Close in the dialog box after c the connection is a success. Wireless Setting through Dell Printer ation Web Tool - Advanced setup s point (Infrastructure, DHCP network) Create new wireless settings for your computer.
  • Page 414 Click th Move up button to move the newly to the top of the list. Click OK to close the Pr ialog box. NOTE: When your op tem is earlier than Windows 2000, create settings according to th of the wireless setting tool provided by your wireless device manufa For Windows Vista: Open trol Panel.
  • Page 415 For example, 169.254. xxx.zzz, where xxx" and "zzz variables ranging from 0 to 255 Acc Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using the Web browser, and th nter wireless adapter settings in the address field of the browser For example, http://169.xxx.yyy/, where "x" and "yyy" are variables rangi to 255...
  • Page 416 Select Network Connections from Con . Right-click Wireless Network Connect and select Properties. Select the Wireless Netw tab. Click the Adva button. Select Access point ucture) networks only and close the Advanced dialog (Applicable to the tion printer with the wireless infrastructure mode). Select the setting that you send to the mul rinter in the list in the Preferred Network group C Move up to move the setting to the to list.
  • Page 417 Access point (Infrastructure, Fixed IP network) Ensure that the addresses of er and access point is in the same IP range. Match the subnet mas teway addresses of your computer to the access point settings. Create new wireless settings of your computer by following ps below: F XP and Windows Server 2003: Select Network ns from Control Panel.
  • Page 418 Select Connect to rk. Select dell_dev from the network items listed in Connect etwork. Select Connect Anyway in the warning dialog box ind cating you are entering an unsecured area. Click Close the dialog box after confirming the connection is a success. For Windows Server 2008: pen Control Panel.
  • Page 419 Manually enter the gateway address he directional buttons on Control Panel and press the <Enter> button. Restart the multifunction printer. Open Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool using owser. example, http://:192.168.1.2 Change wireless settings of the multifunction printer from De r Configuration Web Tool.
  • Page 420: Setup Security

    Press until the desired setti splayed. Press To set ge the password to limit access to the menus from the operator panel Set the password of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool from Set Password in Print Server . Values:...
  • Page 421 Sets a pa hen you receive a fax. NOTE: This menu sets a password to lock the operato When changing the password for the Dell Prin guration Web Tool, click Set Passw on the left frame and set the password. Troubleshooting Instructions Customer Mode to locate the unit in the multifunction printer that problem.
  • Page 422 Testing "Print Quality" "Print Quality" is used to diagnose print quality d On the Customer Mode menu, go down to yan20%, Magenta20% Yellow20%, or Black20% and press Outputs cyan toner at 20% density on the whole area of the pape n 20% Magenta20% Outputs magenta toner at 20% density on the whole area of Yellow20%...
  • Page 423: Clear Nvram

    Outputs black toner at 20% density on the rea of the paper. Black20% After you output the test results, contac Testing "TonerPalletCheck" o ationChk" "Toner Pallet Check" taminationChk" are used to diagnose machine problems. On the Mode menu, go down to TonerPk or ContaminationChk and press TonerPalletCheck Allows yo ntify the problem with the toner when print quality problems occur w nting pictures or photos.
  • Page 424: Removing The Used Print Cartridge

    "tacting Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in this manual. Dell s Dell print cartridges for your multifunction printer. Dell does no e warranty coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, onents not supplied by Dell. CAUTION: Never throw used print cs into a fire. The residual toner could explode resulting in burns ies.
  • Page 425: Installing A New Print Cartridge

    CAUTION: ince the used print cartridge may spill some toner, do not shake it. Installing a New Print Cartridge Select the new print cartridge which color matches the colo e handles on the printer cartridge to be replaced and shake it five imes to distribute the toner evenly. Remove the print ca from its packaging.
  • Page 426 NOTE: Pull the seal out straight. Pulling the seal d ay tear it. Grasp both handles of the print cartr the label facing up and slide the cartridge into the same color sl e that the cartridge is fully inserted. Remove the orange ve cover of the installed print cartridge and discard.
  • Page 427 Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in this manual. Dell recommends Dell fu for your multifunction printer. Dell does not provide warranty cov problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components not suppl ell. Removing the Used Fuser Unit...
  • Page 428 Lift the chute gate upright position. Release the levers at both ends of er unit.
  • Page 429: Installing A New Fuser Unit

    Hold both sides of the installed fuser ull it towards the front of the multifunction printer to release t on on the right side, then lift upward to remove. Installing a New Fuser Unit Unpack a new fuser unit and hold both sides of the fuser unit hands. With the conne the fuser unit toward the slot, push the connector into the slot fir...
  • Page 430 NOTE: Ensure that the f nnector is firmly seated. Lock both levers at the ends of th unit. Lower the chute gate to its horizontal pos...
  • Page 431 Close the front cover. How to replace Rollers Ther ree separator rollers in the multifunction printer which need to be periodically. One is in the tray and the others are inside the mult printer. Basically, all the separator rollers are replaced in the as described in this section.
  • Page 432 Owner's Manual his manual. Dell recommends Dell separator rollers for your multifunction Dell does not provide warranty coverage for problems caused by u ries, parts, or components not supplied by Dell. Remo Used Separator Roller in Tray Remove any print jobs from the tray before pulling t of the multifunction printer.
  • Page 433 the separator roller hook out of the groove in the axle, and then s separator roller to the right. Installing the Ne or Roller in the Tray Align the hole of the new separator roller with the axle. Slide the separator roller along the axle so the protrusions pletely into the slots and the roller hook reseats into the groove xle.
  • Page 434 ose the separator roller cover until both sides click into place. Load paper into the tray and replace it into the mtion printer. Removing the Used Separator Roller Inside the Multifu inter...
  • Page 435 he tray out of the multifunction printer until it stops. Hold the th both hands, lift the front slightly, and remove it from the multi printer. Turn the separator roller until the roller hook can be NOTE: The roller is located approximately 16 in.) inside the machine as measured from the face of the paper tr ng.
  • Page 436 Repeat and 3 to remove the other separator roller from the inside of the muion printer. Installing the New Separator Roller I Multifunction Printer Align the hole of the new separator roller with the axl Slide the separator roller along the axle so usions fit completely into the slots and the roller hook re-seats i groove on the axle.
  • Page 437 Dell t belt units are available only through Dell. To order by phone, see "Contacting Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in this manual. Dell recommends Dell belt units for your multifunction printer. Dell does not provide wa verage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components plied by Dell.
  • Page 438 Removing the Used Transfer Belt U NOTE: Remove any pri m the output tray, and close the multipurpose feeder cover before the front cover. Ensure that tifunction printer is turned off. Pu side button and open the front cover. Pull u belt release levers and rotate the transfer belt unit up as shown i llustration. CAUTION: Do not touch the inside of the multifunct er.
  • Page 439 Hol sides of the transfer belt unit with both hands and pull up the left the unit until the peg on the left side comes out of the groove. Th the transfer belt unit to the right and remove the unit from the mion printer. Installing a New Transfer t Unpack a new tra lt unit.
  • Page 440 Remove the film cover f stalled transfer belt unit and discard. Close the front cover.
  • Page 441: Printer Setup

    24. Printing With Web Services for Devices (WSD) This section p information for network printing with WSD, Microsoft's new s Vista protocol. Printer Setup Printer Setup You can install your new printer on the netwo the Drivers and Utilities CD t pped with your printer, or using Microsoft's Windows Add Printer wizard.
  • Page 442: Conserving Supplies

    Cleani ller in the ADF Determining the Status of Supplie If your multifunction printer is connec he network, the Dell Printer Configuration can provide instant feedback on remaining toner levels. T ter IP address in your Web browser to view this information. To E-Mail Alert Setup feature that notifies you when the multifunction p quires new supplies, type your name or the name of the key operator -mail list box.
  • Page 443: Ordering Supplies

    Ordering Supplies You can order cs from Dell on the Internet when using a networked printer. Type th ress of your multifunction printer in your Web browser, launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, and cli Order Supplies at: to order toner for ifunction printer.
  • Page 444: Replacing Print Cartridges

    If the front cover remains open for more than five minutes, ality may deteriorate. Dell print ges are available only through Dell. You can order more cartrid ine at http://www.dell.com/supplies r by phone. To order by phone, see "acting...
  • Page 445 Grasp the handles at both en he print cartridge that you want to replace and pull it out. CAUTION: Since the used print ay spill some toner, do not shake it. Installing a New Print C Select the new print which color matches the color of the handles on the printer cartri e replaced and shake it five or six times to distribute the toner ev Remove the print cartridge from its packaging.
  • Page 446 To protect the drum against bright light, do not remove ge protective cover of the print cartridge before the cartridge is into its slot in the multifunction printer. Completely remove th from the print cartridge by pulling the tab on the end of the print NOTE: Pull t ut straight.
  • Page 447 Remove the orange protective cover of the installed print cartri discard. Close the front cover. Replacing th t CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, always turn off the muln printer and disconnect the power cable from the grounded outlet b forming maintenance. CAUTION: B rforming any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety tions in your Owner's Manual or Product Information Guide.
  • Page 448 Dell(See 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in this manual. Dell recommen er unit for your multifunction printer. Dell does not provide war verage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components plied by Dell. Removing the Used Fuser Unit...
  • Page 449 Release the levers at both e he fuser unit. Hold both sid the installed fuser unit, pull it towards the front of the muion printer to release the connection on the de, then lift upward to remove.
  • Page 450 Installing a New Fuser Unit Unpack a new fuser unit and hold both s e fuser unit with both hands. With the connector of the fuser unit toward the slot, push the into the slot firmly. NOTE: Ensure that the fuser connector is firmly seated. Lock both t the ends of the fuser unit.
  • Page 451 Lower the chute its horizontal position. Close the front cover...
  • Page 452 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in this manual. Dell recommends parator rollers for your multifunction printer. Dell does not provid ty coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or comp t supplied by Dell. Removing the Used Separator Roll...
  • Page 453 NOTE: Remove all pap the tray before opening the separator roller cover. back the handles on each side of the separator roller cover as shown following illustration and open the cover. Turn the separator roller until the rol can be seen.
  • Page 454: Installing The New Separator Roller In The Tray

    Pull the separator roller hook the groove in the axle, and then slide the separator roller to the Installing the New Separator Roller in the Tray Align the hole of the n ator roller with the axle. Slide the separator ong the axle so the protrusions fit completely into the slots and er hook reseats into the groove on the axle.
  • Page 455 Close the separator roller c both sides click into place. Load paper tray and replace it into the multifunction printer. Removing the Used Roller Inside the Multifunction Printer...
  • Page 456 Pull the tray out of the multifunctio until it stops. Hold the tray with both hands, lift the front slig remove it from the multifunction printer. Turn the separator ro il the roller hook can be seen. NOTE: The s located approximately 165 mm (6.5 in.) inside the machine as measu the face of the paper tray opening.
  • Page 457 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the other separator roller inside of the multifunction printer. Installing the N tor Roller Inside the Multifunction Printer Align the hole of the new separa er with the axle.
  • Page 458: Replacing The Transfer Belt Unit

    Slide the separator roller alo xle so the protrusions fit completely into the slots and the rolle eats into the groove on the axle. Replace the tray into the multifunctio r. Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit CAUTION: Before pe y of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instruct our Owner's Manual or Product Information Guide.
  • Page 459 "Contacting (See 31.)" in the Owner's Manual or in t l. Dell recommends Dell transfer belt units for your multifunction . Dell does not provide warranty coverage for problems caused by usin ries, parts, or components not supplied by Dell.
  • Page 460 CAUTION: Do the inside of the multifunction printer. Some parts may be hot. Al for the multifunction printer to cool before attempting to remove p this area. Hold both sides of the transfer belt unit w hands and pull up the left side of the unit until the peg on the omes out of the groove.
  • Page 461 Rem film cover from the installed transfer belt unit and discard. Close the front cover.
  • Page 462: Adjusting Color Registration

    Adjusting Color Registration To adjust the color registration when you first install th unction printer or after moving it to a new location, follow the p low. See "Operator Panel(See 11.)" a Color Reg Adjust(See 13.)" for informatio the operator panel. Printing the Color Registration Cha Use the operator panel to pri color registration chart.
  • Page 463: Cleaning The Scanner

    Cleaning the scanner Keeping the scanner clean helps ensure the best pos ies. Dell recommends cleaning the scanner at the start of each day g the day, as needed. Slightly dampen a sof ree cloth or paper towel with water.
  • Page 464 Wipe the surface of the d feeder glass and ADF glass until it is clean and dry. 1 White Sheet NOTE: Handle with care. 2 Document Cover 3 ADF Glass 4 Document Feeder Gla Wipe the underside of e document cover and white sheet until it is clean and dry. Close the document cover.
  • Page 465: Removing Options

    Keeping the two rollers in the ADF clean help the best possible copies. Dell recommends cleaning the rollers at r tervals. Open the cover of the ADF. Wipe the ith a dry soft lint-free cloth or paper towel until it is clean.
  • Page 466 printer completing these tasks. Tu multifunction printer and unplug the printer power cable. Pull the tray out of the multifunction until it stops. Hold the tray with both hands, lift the front slight remove it from the multifunction printer. Remove the t s joining the multifunction printer and the optional 550-sheet paper by unscrewing them with a coin or similar object.
  • Page 467 Insert the tray into the multif printer, and push until it stops. Removing the Opti exer NOTICE: nothing touches or scratches the surface (black-colored film) of th r belt unit. Scratches, dirt, or oil from your hands on the film of t fer belt unit may reduce print quality.
  • Page 468 Push the button (right side) and open the ver. Pull up on the belt release levers te the transfer belt unit up as shown in the illustration. Hold the latch of the duplexer as the following illustration and pull out the duplexer from the multi printer.
  • Page 469 he transfer belt unit by pulling it down. the front cover.
  • Page 470: Removing The Optional Memory Card

    Removing the Optional Memory Card Ensure that the multifunction printer is turned off a g all cables including the power cord from the rear of the multifu ter. Turn the screw on the control board cover gently in a lockwise direction and open the cover.
  • Page 471 Close the con rd cover and turn the screw clockwise. Removing the Optional Multil Card NOTE: ptional wireless printer adapter is also installed, it must be remo . Ensure that the multifunc nter is turned off and unplug all cables including the power cord fr ear of the multifunction printer.
  • Page 472 Remove the two screws from the multipu d on the back side of the control board. Hold the multi-protocol card and remove it from the control boar Close the control board cover and turn t ockwise.
  • Page 473 Removing the Wireless Printer Adapter Ensure that the multifunction pr rned off. Turn the screw on the co oard cover gently in a counter-clockwise direction and open the cove Remove the wireless printer from the control board by releasing the cap's hooks.
  • Page 474 Remove the wireless printer adapter from the ction printer. Attach the plate by ti the screw on the back side of the multifunction printer to cover t ss printer adapter socket.
  • Page 475: Printer Specifications

    ; UNIX (RedHat AS 2.1, HP-UX 11.i, Solaris 9/10) (English). Your Dell Multifunction Color Las 115cn is compatible with Microsoft, Novell and Linux operating but Dell technical phone support only supports factory-installed o systems (Microsoft) for the first 30 days for free. See http://www1.us.dell.com/content/products/compare.aspx/laser?c= for more...
  • Page 476: Power Supply

    The only time that Dell pays for the third p ort is when Dell is responsible for the issue. In the case of gettin ltifunction printer installed and working, this is configuration and mer would be responsible for paying.
  • Page 477: Mib Compatibility

    A Ma Information Base (MIB) is a database containing information about n evices (such as adapters, bridges, routers, or computers). This infor elps network administrators manage the network (analyze performance, , errors, and so on). Dell Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn c with standard industry MIB specifications, allowing the multifunct to be recognized and managed by various printer and network manag are systems, such as IBM Tivoli, Hewlett-Packard OpenView, CA Unic wlett-Packard Web JetAdmin, and so on.
  • Page 478 Concentration of ozone 0.019 mg/m Cables Your inteion cable must meet the following requirements: Connection type Connection specifications and symbols 1 Wall jack connector 2 Phone connector 3 USB USB2.0 4 allel IEEE 1284 5 Wireless IEEE802.11b/802.11g 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX...
  • Page 479: Scanner Specification

    Copier Specif Description Copy Resolution Optical: 600 Copy Speed Color 17 cpm, Black&White 3 ase when scanned from document feeder glass, and feed paper from y) Paper Size A5, A4, B5, Executive, Letter, Legal 13", Legal Zoom Rate Document feeder glass: , ADF: 25% - 400% copies 99 pages Copy mode...
  • Page 480 NOTE: WIA is ailable for Windows 2000. Scan Resolution Optical: 600 x 600 dpi hanced: 9,600 x 9,600 dpi (Gray and Color only in TWAIN) Color bit depth 24 bit (WIA, TWAIN), 48 IN) Mono bit depth 1 bit for Line t for Gray scale Effecti ing length Document feeder glass: 297 mm.
  • Page 481 28. Printing With UNIX Filter (UNIX/Linux) Overview Installing the UNIX F Uninstallin IX Filter Printing and Using the Utilities Precautions and Limitations Overview e UNIX Filter This section describes the featu the UNIX filter and its operating environment. Features The UNIX Filter is a utility software verts files created by the UNIX workstation into a format which con the PostScript language loaded in the multifunction printer.
  • Page 482: Before Installation

    In addition, it can also be used in a ment where a multifunction printer, installed with an interface boar nnected directly to the network. Before Using UNI Check the following items before using the lter. Before setting u rkstation, set up the multifunction printer as follows: Ensure that the lpd king or not when using the network environment.
  • Page 483 orted operating system is described in " escription Language (PDL)/Emulation, Operating System, and Interface(See 27.)". Disk capacity: 20 MB of free disk space required, including te king space for installation. Log on as a root account to perform the op ere. If you have no root privilege, contact your system administrato tput printer must be registered in the workstation before using UN (HP-UX) sam command for registration ut printer.
  • Page 484 postio3115.fd postio3115 Filter description fi download3115.fd download3115 filter descri ile /usr/share/man/man1 txt2ps23115cn.1 Manual page file for txt2ps2 sunras2ps23115cn.1 Manual page file for ps2 tiff2ps23 Ma ile for tiff2ps2 xwd2ps23115cn.1 Manual page file for xwd2ps2 dellpsi file for dellpsif NOTE: directories listed are default directories. Directory File name Contents...
  • Page 485 txt2ps2 Text conversion utility /al/dellbin3115 xwd2ps2 ersion utility tiff2ps2 TIFF conversion utility dellbinpath3115 Directory description file for the UNIX filter /usr/lib/lipt /usr/spool/lp/interface Model i program Interface program for PRINTER (store e printer name during registration) /usr/share/man/man1 txt2ps23115cn.1 Manual page file for txt2ps2 tiff2ps23115cn.1 Manual page fil tiff2ps2 xwd2ps23115cn.1 M file for xwd2ps2...
  • Page 486: Operation On Linux

    Type ./install.sh nd run the installer. #./install.sh Select t model to install. Printer Model? 1. Dell MFP Color Laser 3115cn 2. Exit Enter Process No(1/2)? : 1 It asks whether you want to install ter. Type <y>. Install Filter? (y/n) [y] : y NOTE: If [ ] appears in a m the default value will appear inside the [ ].
  • Page 487 The disk status on kstation appears. 20 MB of free disk space is required for the ins of the filter. Specify the directory to install the fil install into /usr/local/dellbin3115, press the <Enter> key. To change the directory, specify on the directory to. Enter Library directory name [/usr/local/dellbin3115] Confirm the directory to alled.
  • Page 488 2. Exit Enter Process No (1/2)? : 1 The following menu appears. Sel <1> and set up the local printer. Solaris Instal Dell MFP Laser Printer 3115cn Type Printer 1. S Printer . Set Remote Printer Enter Process No (1/2)? : 1...
  • Page 489 Enter port-device-n ev/ecpp0] : /dev/bpp0 NOTICE: Specify the device file in the communication port available. When Set Remote Printer is selected, type the host name of the server or the host name of function printer. Enter server-hostname? : s -hostname is 'server' (y/n)[y] : y NOTICE: The host name of the server must be pre-regis th DNS, NIS, NIS+ or /etc/hosts.
  • Page 490 If this utility has been installed earlier, the user w rompted whether to overwrite the earlier version. tory is '/usr/local/dellbin3115' (y/n)[n] : y If the server input at 5(See 28.) the multifunction printer connected by the networ <y>. If the server ltifunction printer are connected locally, type <n>. 'dell3115cn'is network printer?:(y/n)[y] : The software installation is complete.
  • Page 491 Printer Model ? 1. Dell MFP Color Laser 3115cn 2. E Enter Proces 2)? : 1 Specify t y to install the utility. Enter install directory name /usr/local/dellbin3115] : directory is '/usr/local/dellbin3115' (y/n)[n]: y Type the name of the output Type delllp3115cn. Type th r name to be registered with the system.
  • Page 492 # lpadmin -x printername Delete the filters registered with the system. Delete the filters r during the installation using the lpfi command. # lpfilter -f dell (for Dell Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn) lpfilter -f download3115 -x # lpf postio3115cn -x # lpfilter -f postt -x Delete the files required to call up the filter.
  • Page 493: Printing From Linux

    The follo ctories must be deleted. /usr/local/dellbin3115 te the filter description files. Delete the following files from /etc/lp/fd. Filter description files for various prin dell3115cn (for Dell Multifunction Color Laser Printer 3115cn) 115.fd postio3115cn.fd 3115cn.fd Delete the multifunction print was registered with the system. Use the command to...
  • Page 494 % lpr ename To print to other muon printer: o print to a multifunction printer named dell, type as follows: % lpr -Pdell3115cn filename To select a paper tray for printing: To select a paper tray fo ng, the .dellpsdefault3115 file must be executed in advance to...
  • Page 495: Printing From Solaris

    :lf= :rm= :rp= :if= Log on as the root account and cre symbolic links for dellpsif_a4d f IF Filter for printing on A4 with the long-edge binding feature t . # ln -s /usr/local/del/dellpsif /usr/local/dellbin3115/dellpsif_a4d Add the following descriptio e default command option setting file that specifies the user defined s of the dellpsif_a4d o /usr/local/dellbillpsdefault3115 dellpsif_a4d -IA4 -D...
  • Page 496 print to other printers: To print to a multifunction printer named l3115cn, type as follows: % lp -d dell3115cn filename NOTE: The name of nter can be confirmed by executing lpstat -v. To change the default porarily for printing: To change the default printer, set the printer he environment variable LPDEST. To set a multifunction printer named dell3115cn as the default printer for printing, type as f % setenv LPDEST dell3115cn % lp filename...
  • Page 497 Sets the font siz oint. -y outcolumn=n This option converts text to single-byte tex ts printing to start from the nth column. -y outline=n Sets printing to start from the nth line. ont= font for printing single-byte alphanumeric characters. If the font is not available for the multifunction printer, the default fonts NOTE: To specify a font, typ nt name as-is after the -y font= ption.
  • Page 498 Feed paper from the tra with A5 (148 x 210 mm). Feed paper from the tray loaded with B5 (182 x 257 mm). letter Feed paper from loaded with Letter (8.5 x 11 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded with .5 x 13 inches). legal Feed paper from the tray loaded with Legal (8.5 x 14 inche executive...
  • Page 499 -y msi Sp ltipurpose feeder. -y m=type Specifies multipurpose feeder Paper Type. Available multipurpose feeder Pa are as follows: Paper/Bond/Plain Paper 2 erBack/Bond/Plain Paper 2 - Side 2 Stationary/Plain/Plain Paper 1 StationaryBack/Plain/Plain P - Side 2 Thiceavyweight 1/Covers 1 erBack/Heavyweight 1/Covers 1 - Side 2 ThickPaper2/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 ThickPaper2Back/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 - Sid Transparency...
  • Page 500 Available orientations for multipurpose feeder are as foll Landscape Landscape (Rotated) Portrait Portrait (Rotated) -y po= Spe alternate tray. lable alternate trays are as follows: Use system settings ssage Feed from multipurpose feede Use nearest size (Adjust to fi Use larger size (Adjust to fit) Use nearest size (No zoom) Use larger size (No zoom) -y st=mode...
  • Page 501 -y sp pecifies printed separators. -y sb Specifies Skip Blank Pages. -y cm=mode Specifies output color. Available output col as follows: Color (CMY Black -y pr=mode Specifies print mode. Available print modes are as follows High speed High quality -y cc=mode Specifies image types.
  • Page 502 This option is available only for color printing entry data is RGB data. -y mode Specifies Available scre as follows: Fineness Gradation Auto For Transparency -y gg=mode Specifies gray guaranteed. Available gray guaranteed e as follows: option is available only for color printing. Specif transformation.
  • Page 503 -y br= s brightness adjustment. Available brightness adjustment option value are as follo Bright 5 Bright 4 Brigh Bright 2 Normal Dark 2 Dark 4 gbc=mod S RGB color correction. Available RGB color corrections are as follows. Perceptual aturation Relative Colorimetric Absolute Colorimetric This option is available only for c nting and when entry data is RGB data.
  • Page 504 -y rgbpr=mode Specifies RGB input profile. Available RGB input profile option value are as follow sRGB AdobeRGB Th s available only for color printing and when entry data is RGB da -y rgbtb=mode Specifies RGB color temperature. Available RGB perature option value are as follows: 5000K 6000 9300...
  • Page 505 Option value must be specified in the following n low density, Cyan medium density, Cyan high density, Magenta low Magenta medium density, Magenta high density, Yellow low density, um density, Yellow high density, Black low density, Black medium ck high density If no value is specifie treated as "0"(Normal).
  • Page 506 -y hld=UserID:: -y -jown= job assword Authentication Setting Specifies the job owner d password for authentication. When only er name is specified (-Jown=jobownername:) (no password specified), cation password is treated as not specified. When only is specified (-Jown=:password) (no job owner name specified), login ame is used as job owner name.
  • Page 507 % lp filename To print to ters: To pr multifunction printer named dell3115c, type as follows: % lp -d dell3115cn filename To change the default printer temporarily for printin To the default printer, set the printer name in the environment variabl PRINTER. To set a multifunction printer na dell3115cn as the default prin printing, type as follows: % setenv PRINTER dell3115cn % filename...
  • Page 508 To print PostScript files as text files: % lp -d dell3115cn filen However, for PostScript files with options set up, su per selection, etc., when the same option is specified, it will be Auion Printing This section provides information on how to specify the user sword used for authentication printing in the environment variabl Specifyi ser Name To specify the User Name for Authentication g:...
  • Page 509 NOTE: If you specify the filter option when authentication printin eady specified, the filter option has the higher priority over authe printing. NOTE: If you only the password without specifying the user name in the environment var he login name is assumed as the user name. NOTICE: If you enter the password in the login file for auto allocating the environment variable when you log in, you are rec specify the appropriate access privilege that...
  • Page 510 Option Enables the short-edge binding feature. When it is spec he printing direction or position will be adjusted and both sides o per printed so that the shorter edge of the pages can be bound. Th s available only when optional duplexer is installed on the multif printer. Enables the long-edge binding feature.
  • Page 511 Feed paper from the tray loaded with Lett x 11 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded with 5 x 13 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded with .5 x 14 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded with ve (7.25 x 10.5 inches). Feed paper from the tray l Monarch (3.875 x 7.5 inches).
  • Page 512 Rotates the image by 90° the paper in the landscape orientation. Ignores the form feed code (FF). -llines Specifies the number of lines per page. -wcolumns Specifies the number of columns per line. -ooutcolumns Converts print data to single-byte tex ts printing to start from outcolumns. -Loutlines Prints text from the outline columns.
  • Page 513 -mg=up:bottom:right:left Spe margin of a page in inches. The upper margin, bottom margin, righ , and left margin are positive real numbers (up to two decimal poin default is 0. -mg= Sets the left margin to 3 inches. Sets th margin to 3 inches; bottom margin, 3 inches; and left margin, 5 inch he margin is 0, it can be omitted.
  • Page 514 Output the top page only. (default in case of iptfiles conversion) Output all pages. (default in case of Text files conversion) Specify the ns as follows: In the case that conv file, output the host name following the user name on the upper rig r of the paper, output all pages.
  • Page 515 FinePaperBack/Bond/Plain Paper 2- Side 2 ry/Plain/Plain Paper 1 StationaryBack/Plain/Plain Paper 1 - Side 2 er/Heavyweight 1/Covers 1 ThickPaperBack/Heavyweight 1/Covers 1 - ThickPaper2/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 ThickPaper2Back/Heavywei vers 2 - Side 2 Transparency LabelPaper/Labels Coated/Coated 2/Coated Paper 2 Coa k/Coated 2/Coated Paper 2- Side 2 Coat /Coated 3/Coated Paper 3 Coated Thick Back/Coated 3/Coated Paper 2 Envelope...
  • Page 516 Specifies orientation for multipurpose feeder. Available orientations for multipurpo re as follows: Landscape Landscape (Rotated) Portrait Portrait (Rotated) -Pon ecifies alternate tray. Available altern s are as follows: Use system settings Display message Feed from multipurpose feeder Use nearest size to fit) Use larger size (Adjust to fit) Use nearest size (No zoom) Use larger size m)
  • Page 517 1stTray/Tray 1 (Standard 250-sheet tray) 2ndTray/Tray 2 550-sheet paper feeder) Specifies printed Available only when the paper tray rators is specified. S Skip Blank Pages. -Cm=mode Specifies output Available output colors are as follows: Col ) Black -Pr=mode Specifies print mode. Available modes are as follows: High Speed High Quality...
  • Page 518 Standard/ Normal Presentation This option is available olor printing and when entry data is RGB data. -Gc=mode Specifies RGB gamma correction. Available RGB gamma corrections are as follows This option is e only for color printing and when entry data is RGB data. -Sc=mode Specifies screen.
  • Page 519 Gradation -Gg=mode Specifies gray guaranteed. Available gray guaranteed options are as follows: This option is available only for co ing. Specifies color trion. This option is available only printing. mode Specifies brig djustment. lable brightness adjustment option value are as follows: Brig Bright 3 Bright 2...
  • Page 520 Dark 2 Dark 3 ark 4 Dark -RGBc=mode Specifies RGB color correction. Available RGB color correction s follows: Perceptual Saturation Relative Colorimetric Absolute Colorimetric This option is available only for color and when entry data is RGB data. -RGBPr=mode Specifies RGB input profile. Available RGB input profile value are as follows: sRGB AdobeRGB...
  • Page 521 RGB color temperature. Available RGB color temperature option value are as fo 5000 5000K 6000 6000K 9300 9300K This option i only for color printing and when entry data is RGB data. -Cb=cyan-low:cyan-middlgh:magenta-low:magenta-middle:magenta-high:yellow- low:yellow-middle: igh:black-low:black-middle:black-high Specifies adjustment value for colo f each color/density. Available adjustment values are as follo ark 3 Dark 1...
  • Page 522 Cyan low density, Cyan sity, Cyan high density, Magenta low density, Magenta medium , Magenta high density, Yellow low density, Yellow medium densi low high density, Black low density, Black medium density, Bla density If no value i fied, it is treated as "0"(Normal). For example, if you o specify "Light 2"...
  • Page 523 NOTICE: sure that you specify Secure Print only when you directly print data ultifunction printer. Secure Print may not be available if you spec data need to be printed through another server or data need to b by another program such as PostScript files.
  • Page 524 nvert file.txt to the ript language program and output it to the file.ps file, type as follows: % txt2ps2 file.txt > file.ps % lpr file.ps Linux) % lp (for Solaris/HP-UX) To c output result of the command into the PostScript language program xt2ps2 and print it to the multifunction printer, type as follows: % ls -alF | txt2ps2 | lpr (for Linux) % ls -alF | txt2ps2 | lp (for Solaris/HP-UX)
  • Page 525 the -w option. The ion cannot be specified when -w -l, , and -L option ified. Th itions of margin of the margin command (=u:b:r) are not set against the edge of the paper. The ma set against the printable area of the paper allowed by the multi printer.
  • Page 526 -Itray-input Specifies the pa A paper tray can be selected by directly ing a tray or by specifying a paper size. When a paper size is specified, the tra with paper of the specified size will be found and selected automa The parameters for selecting a paper tray are as follows: Feed paper from tray 1 (Standard 250-sheet tray).
  • Page 527 Feed paper from the aded with Envelope #10 (4.125 x 9.5 inches). Feed om the tray loaded with DL (110 x 220 mm). Feed paper tray loaded with C5 (162 x 229 mm). MxNmm Feed paper from the tray loaded with MxNmm defined by ssible range specified: Width: 76.2-22 Length: 98.0-355.6 mm...
  • Page 528 -Nc=copies Specifies the number of output copies (the value of co t be a positive integer). Specifies that printing be collated. If the copies optio specified, this option will be ignored. -Hd=position:format Specifies n to be output the user information as the header or footer. po specifies output position.
  • Page 529 Specifies multipurpose feeder. -M=type Specifies multipurpose feeder Paper Type. Available multipurpose feeder Paper Types are as follow FinePaper/Bond/Plain Paper 2 FinePaperBack/Bond/Plain Paper 2 - Side ationary/Plain/Plain Paper 1 StationaryBack/Plain/Plain Paper 1 - Sid ickPaper/Heavyweight 1/Covers 1 ThickPaperBack/Heavyweight 1/Cove ide 2 ThickPaper2/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 ThickPaper2Back/Ht 2/Covers 2 - Side 2 Transparency...
  • Page 530 Coated Thick/Coated 3/Coated 3 Coated Thick Back/Coated 3/Coated Paper 3- Side 2 Envel If this option is not sp multipurpose feeder Paper Type of the multifunction printer can be u -Mfo=mode ecifies orientation for multipurpose feeder. Available orientations for multipurpose feeder are as fol Landscape Landscape (Rotated) Portrait...
  • Page 531 Use nearest size (No zoom) Use larger size (No zoom) -St=mode Specifies feed separators from. Available feed separators from the following: auto AutoTray/Auto 1stTray/Tray 1 (Standard 250-sheet tray) 2ray 2 (Optional 550-sheet paper feeder) Spe printed separators. Available only when er tray for separators is specified. Specifies Skip Blank Pages.
  • Page 532 High speed High quality -Cc=mode Specifies image types. Availa ge types are as follows: Photo Standard/ Normal Presentatio This option is availabl color printing and when entry data is RGB data. -Gc=mode Specifies RGB gamma correction. Available RGB gamma corrections are as follows This option lable only for color printing and when entry data is RGB data.
  • Page 533 -Sc=mode Specifies screen. Available screens are as follows: Fineness Gradation Auto For Transparency -Gg= Spe ray guaranteed. Available gray guarantee s are as follows: This opti vailable only for color printing. ifies color transformation. This option is available only for color printing. -Br=mode Specifies brightness adjustment.
  • Page 534 Bright 2 Bright 1 Normal Dark 1 Dark 3 Dark 4 Dark 5 -RGBc= ies RGB color correction. Available RGB color corrections are as follows: Relativ imetric solute Colorimetric his option is available only for color printing and when entry data data. -RGBPr=mode...
  • Page 535 cifies RGB input profile. Available RGB input profile option value are as follows: AdobeRGB This option is available onl lor printing and when entry data is RGB data. -RGBTp=mode Specifies RGB color temperature. Available RG perature option value are as follows: 5000K 6000 6000K...
  • Page 536 Light 1 Light 2 Optio must be specified in the following order: Cyan low density, Cyan medium , Cyan high density, Magenta low density, Magenta medium density, Ma gh density, Yellow low density, Yellow medium density, Yellow high de lack low density, Black medium density, Black high density If no value is specified, it is treated as "0"(Normal).
  • Page 537 -Hld=UserID:Password:Doce -Hld=UserID:Password: Store Print -UserID::Doe -Hld=UserID:: Proof Print -Hld=UserID::DocumentName -Hld=UserID:: NOTICE: Ensure that you specify Secure Print only wh irectly print data to a multifunction printer. Secure Print may not ble if you specify it when data need to be printed through another data need to be handled by another program such as PostScript files.
  • Page 538 NOTE: Acceptable password lengt tween 4 and 12 characters. Incomplete form of -Jown option is treated as no authenti ting being made. In such case, if authentication setting is h the environmental variable, it is used as setting information. Example To output the displayed screen image to a file using the sn and and convert the file into the PostScript language program usi sunras2ps2 command, type as % sunras2 >...
  • Page 539 Even in the above compression fo TIFF file that has multiple images in one file is not supported. tiff2ps2 ilename as having been created in 72 dpi and calculates the output s , to convert TIFF files created in other resolutions, specify the (-s, -S) explicitly for conversion. Enables the short-edge binding feature s specified, the printing direction or position will be adjusted a es of the paper printed so that the shorter edge of the pages can d.
  • Page 540 Feed paper from aded with A5 (148 x 210 mm). Feed paper from the tray lo h B5 (182 x 257 mm). Feed paper from the tray loaded with 8.5 x 11 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded w (8.5 x 13 inches). Feed paper from the tray loaded wit (8.5 x 14 inches).
  • Page 541 Turns on the save toner de for printing. The print result will be fainter than that of norm ing. In some cases, this option will be ignored. Ro e image by 90° and uses the paper in the landscape orientatio Disables the additi e showpage.
  • Page 542 format specifi ontents and the order to output. This option is omissible. If this option is omitted, uh is specified as the default User name Host name Date and time If the output contents are sp as tuh, it is output as fol Date and Time User: username Host: hos.
  • Page 543 ThickPaperBack/Heavyweight 1/C - Side 2 ThickPaper2/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 ThickPaper2Back/Hea 2/Covers 2 - Side 2 Transparency LabelPaper/Labels Coated/Coated 2/Coated Paper 2 Coa /Coated 2/Coated Paper 2- Side 2 Coated Thick/Coated 3/Coated P oated Thick Back/Coated 3/Coated Paper 3- Side 2 Envelope If this option is not specified urpose feeder Paper Type of the multifunction printer can be used.
  • Page 544 Portrait (Rotated) Specifies altern . Available alternate trays are follow stem settings Display message Feed from multipurpose feeder Use nearest size (Adjust to fit) Use larger djust to fit) Use nearest size (No zoom) Use larger size (No zoom) -St=mode Specifies feed separators from.
  • Page 545 Specifies printed separators. Available only when the paper tray for separators is specified. Specifies Skip Blank Pages. -Cm=mode Specifies output color. Available output colors are as follows: Color (CMYK) Black -Pr=ode fies print mode. Available print modes are s: High speed High quality -Cc=mode Specifies image types.
  • Page 546 on is available only for color printing and when entry data is RG mode Specifies correction. Available RGB gamma corr are as follows: This option is available only for color printing and when entry d GB data. -Sc= es screen. Available screens are as follows: Fine Gradation...
  • Page 547 tion is available only for color printing. Specifies color transformation. s option is available only for color printing. -Br=mode Specifies brightness adjustment. Available brightness adjustment lue are as follows: Bright 5 Bright 4 Bright 3 Bright 2 Bright 1 Normal Dark 2 Dark 3 Dark 4...
  • Page 548 Dark 5 mode Specifie lor correction. Available RGB color corrections are as follows: Perceptual Saturation Relative Colorimetr Absolut metric This op vailable only for color printing and when entry data is RGB data. -Rmode Specifies R profile. Av RGB input profile option value are as follows: sRGB AdobeRGB This option is available only for color prin when entry data is RGB data.
  • Page 549 This option is available only for color printing and when en RGB data. -Cb=cyan-low:cyan-middle:cyan-high:magenta-low:magenta-middle:magenta-hw- low:yellow-middle:yellow high:black-low:black-middle:black-high Specifie value for color balance of each color/density. Available adju lues are as follows: Dark 3 Dark 2 Dark 1 Light 1 Light 2 Light 3 Option value must be specified following order: Cyan low density, Cyan medium density, Cyan high dens nta low density, Magenta medium...
  • Page 550 store Secure Print/Store proof of Print UserID Up to eight single-byte charact 20 to 0x7E, except 0x20 " " (blank) and 0x3A":" (colon). Password Up to 12 si characters from 0x30 to 0x39 (numeric characters). DocumentName Up to 12 single-byte ch om 0x20 to 0x7E, except 0x20 " " (blank) and 0x3A ":" (colon). Secure Print -Hld=UserID:Password:DocumentName -Hld=UserID:Password:...
  • Page 551 When neither of job ow nor password is specified (-Jown=:), login user name is used as job name, and authentication password is treated as not specified. When a job owner name exceeds allowable character l extra characters are ignored. When an unacceptable character is specified for j name, "Unknown User" is used as job owner name.
  • Page 552 s2 (Linux/Solaris/HP-UX) Format /usr/local/dellbin3115/xwd2ps2 [-d] [-D] [-Itray-input] [-t] [-r] [-n] [- l=left,bottom] width,height] [-S=idth] [-E] [-Nc=copies] [-Cl] [- Hd=position:format] [-Hffont] [-MSI] [-M=type] [-Mfo=] [-Pon] [-St=mode [-Sp] [-Sb] [-Cm=mode] [-Pr=mode] [-Cc=mode] [-Gc=] [-Sc=mode] [-Gg=mode] [-Ct] [- Br=mode] [-RGBc=mode] [-RGBPrmode] [-RGBTp=mode] [-Cb=cyan-low:cyan- middle:cyana-low:magenta-middle:magenta-high:yellow-low;yellow-middle:yellow- ow:black-middle:black-high] [-Hld=intType:UserID:Password:DocumentName] [- Jown= jobownername:password] [f...]...
  • Page 553 -Itray-input Specifies the paper tray. A paper tray can be selected by directly spe a tray or by specifying a paper size. When a paper size is specified, the tray th paper of the specified size will be found and selected automatic The parameters for selecting a paper tray are as follows: per from tray 1 (Standard 250-sheet tray).
  • Page 554 Feed paper from the tray loaded with MxN mm defined by users. Possible range specified: Width: 76.2-220.0 mm Length 5.6 mm Mxin Feed paper from the tray load MxNinches defined by users ossible range specified: Width: 3.00-8.66 Length: 3.86-14.0 inches If this option is not specified or t specified is not available, feed paper from the default tray.
  • Page 555 Output on the upper left corner of the paper. Output o er right corner of the paper. Output on the lower left corner aper. Output on the lower right corner of the paper. format specifies the contents and the order to output. T n is omissible. this option is omitted, uh ified as the default value.
  • Page 556 Stationary/Plain/Plain Paper 1 StationaryBaPlain Paper 1 - Side 2 ThickPaper/Heavyweight 1/Covers 1 ThickPHeavyweight 1/Covers 1 - Side 2 ThickPaper2/Heavyweight 2/Cover hickPaper2Back/Heavyweight 2/Covers 2 - Side 2 Transparency LabelPaper/Labels Coated/Co d Paper 2 Coated Back/Coated 2/Coated Paper 2- Side 2 Coated ted 3/Coated Paper 3 Coated Thick Back/Coated 3/Coated Paper 3- Envelope If this o not specified, multipurpose feeder Paper Type of the multifunction p can be used.
  • Page 557 Portrait Portrait (Rotated) Specifies tray. Available alternate trays are as f Use system settings Display message Feed from multipurpose feeder Use nearest size (Adjust to fit Use ize (Adjust to fit) Use nearest size (No zoom) Use larger size (No zoom) -St=mode Specifies feed separators from.
  • Page 558 Specifies printed separators. Available only when the paper tray for separators is specif Specifies Skip Blank Pag -Cm=mode Specifies output color. Available output colors are as follows: Color (CMYK) Black -Pr=ode ies print mode. Available print modes are : High speed High quality -Cc=mode Specifies image types.
  • Page 559 Presentation tion is available only for color printing and when entry data is RGB mode Specifie ma correction. Available RGB gamma co are as follows: This option is available only for color printing and when entry GB data. -Sc=ode fies screen. Available screens are as follows Gradation Auto...
  • Page 560 option is available only for color printing. Specifies color transformation. s option is available only for color printing. -Br=mode Specifies brightness adjustment. Available brightness adjustment alue are as follows: Bright 5 Bright 4 Bright 3 Bright 2 Bright 1 ormal Dark 2 Dark 3...
  • Page 561 Dark 4 Dark 5 =mode Specifi olor correction. Available RGB color corrections are as follows: Perceptual Saturation Relative Colorimetric Absol tric This vailable only for color printing and when entry data is RGB data. -RGmode Specifies RG profile. Av RGB input profile option value are as follows: sRGB AdobeRGB This option is available only for color printi hen entry data is RGB data.
  • Page 562 9300 9300K This option is available only for color printing and when ent is RGB data. -Cb=cyan-low:cyan-middle:cyan-high:magenta-low:magenta-middle:magenta-- low:yellow-middle:yellow high:black-low:black-middle:black-high Specifies nt value for color balance of each color/density. Available adj alues are as follows: Dark 3 Dark 2 Dark 1 Light 1 Light 2 Light 3...
  • Page 563 Secu PrintType store Secure Print/Store Print proof Proof Print UserID Up to eight single-byte characters from 0x20 to 0x7E, except 0x blank) and 0x3A":" (colon). Password Up to 12 single-byte characters from 0 (numeric characters). DocumentName Up to 12 single-byte characters 20 to 0x7E, except 0x20 " " (blank) and 0x3A ":" (colon). Secure Print -Hld=UserID:Password:Docume d=UserID:Password...
  • Page 564 When only pa is specified (-Jown=:password) (no job owner name specified), er name is used as job owner name. Entered password is used a tication password. Wh her of job owner name nor password is specified (-Jown=:), log name is used as job owner name, and authentication password i d as not specified.
  • Page 565 If the print position option (-lleft bottom) es a point beyond the printable area of the multifunction printer, d nd the printable area will not be printed. dellpsif (Linux) Format /usr/local/dellbin3115/dellpsif -w width -l length - indent -n login -h ost accountfile Function If the first two characters of the inp are not %!, the dellpsif f ll convert it to the PostScript...
  • Page 566 ecifies the paper tray. The parameters le to specify are the same as txt2ps2. Turns on the save toner mo nting. The print result will be fainter than that of normal printi ome cases, this option will be ignored. Th tion turns on the image enhancement function. In some cases, this op be ignored. -Nc=copies Specifies the number of output copies (the value of co be a positive integer).
  • Page 567 -Pr=mode Specifies print mode. -Cc=mo Spec types. This option is available only fo nting and when entry data is RGB data. -Gc=mode Specifies RGB gamma correction. This option is availa for color printing and when entry data is RGB data. mode Specifies scr -Gg=...
  • Page 568: During Installation

    If no value is specified, it is treated as "0" File ocal/dellbin3115/.dellpsdefault3115 This is the default command option setting. The dellpsif filter ignores the pw and ries of /etc/printcap. Th and pl entries cannot be used to change the option of each paper If the same option is specified for PostScript file already have added options, such as paper selection, it will be igno Use the -ps option PostScript file that contains no %! at the beginning of the file is...
  • Page 569 During g Pay attention to the following points during p Using lp/lpr Command (Linux/Solaris/HP-UX) If an option is specified incorr o error message will be output. If printing is not executed after th lp command is executed, activat tility individually and error messages will be output.
  • Page 570 The start positions of margins of the margin command (-mg=u:b:r:l not set against the edge of paper. The margins are set against ble area for paper allowed by the multifunction printer. Use the - option only when a PostScript file that contains no %! at the beginning of the file is used as Script file.
  • Page 571 Printing Image Files (Sola To print image files from the user cannot specify the image file directly with the lp comma ting. Make use of sunras2ps2, tiff2ps2, xwd2ps2 and convert the fil PostScript file. Output it using the l command after the conversion. % xwd2ps2 fil lp The double-sided printing (Linux/Solaris/HP-U The multifunction without an optional duplexer is unable to do double-sided printing.
  • Page 572: Setting Up The Queue

    Operation on SUSE 9.2/9.3 Opion on Turbolinux 10 Desktop or RedHat ES Installin e Printer Driver Double-cli Dell-MFP-Laserx.x-x.noarch.rpm in the Drive nd Utilities CD. ype the administrator's password. lick Continue in the Completed System tion window. Installation s When the installation is comple e window is automatically closed.
  • Page 573: Setting The Default Queue

    Format: lpd://xxx.xxx.x (printer's IP address) Select Dell from the Make menu d then click Cue. Select Dell MFP Laser 3115cn... from the Model menu, and then click Continu. message Printer x as been added successfully. appears. The set up is comple When have finished setting up the queue you can print jobs from th re program.
  • Page 574 -e Dell-MFP-Laser-3115cn The printer driver is uninled. Operation on SUSE 9.2/9.3 Installin Printer Driver Double-click Dell-MFP-Laser-3115cn-x.x-x.noarch.rpm in the s and Utilities CD. Install package YaST. Type the admrator's password. Installati arts. When the installation is complete, the window is automat losed.
  • Page 575 Select the Do Local Filtering check box, and then click Next. Select DELL in Select manufacturer. Select Dell MFP Laser 3115cn in Select Model, and then click Next. Confirm the settin Edit configuration, and t click OK. For network connections: Select Other (not detected) as ailable are in rs to configure, and then click ure..
  • Page 576 Click Finish. Specif e Printing Options You can specify the printing options su lor mode or double-sided printing. he Web browser. Type http://localhost:631/ in Location, and then press the Enter key. Type root as the user n and type the administrator's password. The CU window appears.
  • Page 577: Safety And Regulatory Information

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Info tatement (US Only) e Dell™Multifunction Color Laser Printer has been tested and fo comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditi this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device ept any interference received, including interference that may cause d operation.
  • Page 578: Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    FCC regulations. FCC Ideon Information The following informati rovided on the device or devices covered in this document in comp FCC regulations: Model number: Dell™ Multifunction C r Printer Company name Dell Inc. One Dell Way...
  • Page 579 Marking by the sym indicates comp f this Dell printer to the EMC Directive and the Low Voltage Directi e European Union. Such marking is indicative that this Dell system following technical standards: EN 55022 — Informati y Equipment — Radio Disturbance Characteristics — Limit ds of Measurement.
  • Page 580 Norma xicana (NOM): Expor One Dell Way Round Rock, Importador: Dell Computer de México, S de C.V. Paseo de la Reforma 2620 - 11° Piso Col. Lomas Altas 11950 M&eacuteico, D.F. Enviar a: Dell Computer de México, S.A.
  • Page 581: Laser Notice

    Energy Star ® ENERGY STAR Complian ® Any Dell product bearing the ENER emblem on the pr on a start-up screen is certified to ® comply with Enviro Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR requirements as configured when shipped by De ®...
  • Page 582 You can help reduc ty usage and its side effects by turning off your product wh s not in use for extended periods of time, particularly at nig n weekends. MSDS Materia Dell Printer All MSDS or Dell Printers can be found at the following URL: http://www1.us.dell.com/content/topics/global.aspx/corp/ent/en/prod_design? Teication Line Cord CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No.
  • Page 583: Contacting Dell

    Dell, as well as the verification of appr unctionality of the printer and all Dell-installed hardware. In addit his technician assisted technical support, online technical s available at Dell Support.
  • Page 584: Warranty And Return Policy

    Information Service Warranty and Return Policy Dell Computer Corporation ("Dell") manufactures its hard ducts from parts and components that are new or equivalent to new i nce with industry-standard practices. For information about the De for your printer, see the Owner's Manual Product Information Guide.

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