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Dell P1500 Personal Mono Laser Printer User Manual

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Dell™ Laser Printer P1500 User's Guide
Click the links to the left for information on the features and operation of your printer. For information on
other documentation included with your printer, see
1 Rear paper support
2 Tray 1
3 Front paper support
4 Manual feed
5 Top output bin
To order replacement toner cartridges, contact Dell at www.dell.com/supplies.
NOTE:
Dell does not recommend that you use toner cartridges from a third-party refiller. Print quality
and printer reliability cannot be guaranteed if you do. For best results, use Dell supplies.
Notes, Notices, and Cautions
Finding
6 Paper guide
7 Operator panel lights
8 Front output door
9 Optional 250-sheet tray
information.

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  • Page 1 To order replacement toner cartridges, contact Dell at www.dell.com/supplies. NOTE: Dell does not recommend that you use toner cartridges from a third-party refiller. Print quality and printer reliability cannot be guaranteed if you do. For best results, use Dell supplies.
  • Page 2 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Computer Corporation is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Computer Corporation; Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation; ENERGY STAR is a registered trademark of the U.S.
  • Page 3: Finding Information

    My User's Guide Documentation and drivers are already installed on your printer when shipped from Dell. You can use the CD to uninstall/reinstall drivers or access your documentation. Readme files may be included on your CD to provide last-minute updates about technical changes to your printer or advanced technical reference material for experienced users or technicians.
  • Page 4: Software Overview

    Downloads - Drivers Reference - Printer documentation and product specifications You can access Dell Support at support.dell.com. Select your region on the WELCOME TO DELL SUPPORT page, and fill in the requested details to access help tools and information. Software overview Use the Drivers and Utilities CD that came with your printer to install a combination of software applications, depending on your operating system.
  • Page 5: Status Monitor

    Operating Status Printing Status Toner Reorder Desktop icon to order System Monitor Window Application supplies Microsoft® Windows 98 Windows ME Windows NT® 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP *Available in HTML format. NOTE: If you purchased your printer and computer separately, you must use the Drivers and Utilities CD to install these software applications.
  • Page 6 If ordering from the Web: Choose your printer model from the drop-down list on the screen. Enter your Dell printer Service Tag number in the field provided. Your Service Tag number is located on your printer. Click Visit Dell's cartridge ordering web site.
  • Page 7 Using the operator panel buttons Printing the Printer Settings Configuration sheet Choosing the right cable Understanding printer features Your Dell™ Laser Printer P1500 offers the following features: 1 Rear paper support 6 Paper guide 2 Tray 1 7 Operator panel lights...
  • Page 8: Using The Operator Panel Buttons

    Use this feature: When you want to: Tray 1 Load up to 150 sheets of paper or 10 sheets of specialty media. Rear paper support Support media in tray 1. Front paper support Support media in the top output bin. Manual feed Load a single sheet of paper or other media, such as transparencies, labels, envelopes, and card stock.
  • Page 9: Printing The Printer Settings Configuration Sheet

    The light sequence that represents the Home menu is displayed. Press and release Continue until all the lights cycle. A Printer Settings Configuration sheet prints. Choosing the right cable Your Dell™ Laser Printer P1500 interconnection cable must meet the following requirements: Connection Cable certification USB 2.0...
  • Page 10: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Reduce paper consumption by printing on both sides of the paper. Ordering replacement toner cartridges To order replacement toner cartridges, contact Dell at www.dell.com/supplies. In addition to the toner level indicator that is displayed each time you send a job to print, the printer operator panel light sequences tell you about the status of your supplies.
  • Page 11: Removing The Old Toner Cartridge

    NOTE: Dell does not recommend that you use toner cartridges from a third-party refiller. Print quality and printer reliability cannot be guaranteed if you do. For best results, use Dell supplies.
  • Page 12 Set the toner cartridge aside. NOTE: Dell cannot guarantee print quality or printer reliability if you use refilled cartridges from a third party. The printer warranty does not cover damage caused by using refilled cartridges. Installing the new toner cartridge Take the new toner cartridge out of the bag.
  • Page 13 Gently shake the cartridge to distribute the toner evenly. Insert the toner cartridge. Align the colored arrows on either side of the toner cartridge with the corresponding arrows in the printer. Holding the handle, tilt the cartridge down and guide it between the toner cartridge grooves. CAUTION: Avoid touching the fuser;...
  • Page 14 To get the maximum benefit from your toner cartridge: Do not remove the toner cartridge from its packaging until you are ready to install it. Store toner cartridges in the same environment as the printer. Do not remove the toner cartridge from the printer except to replace it or to clear a paper jam.
  • Page 15 Printing Using the operator panel lights Setting up a print job Canceling a print job Sharing printers Using the operator panel lights The operator panel has six lights and two operator panel buttons.
  • Page 16 When the: The printer: Ready/Data light is on Is ready to receive and process data. Ready/Data light is blinking Is busy receiving or processing data. Toner Low light is on Alerts you that the toner is getting low. Load Paper light is on Prompts you to load media in tray 1, manual feed, or the optional 250-sheet tray (if installed).
  • Page 17 From your software program, open the file you want to print. From the File menu, select Print (or Printer) Setup to open your printer driver. Verify the correct printer is selected in the dialog box. In the Print Setup dialog box, click Properties, Options, or Setup (depending on the program), to change the paper setting to Letterhead, and then click OK.
  • Page 18: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a print job From the printer operator panel Press and release Cancel to cancel the job currently printing. From your computer Minimize all programs to display the desktop. Double-click the My Computer icon. Double-click the Printer icon. A list of available printers appears. Double-click the printer you are using to print the job.
  • Page 19 NOTE: If you are missing files, you may be prompted to provide the server operating system CD. Check the following to make sure the printer was successfully shared. The printer object in the Printers folder now has a shared indicator. For example, in Windows NT 4.0, a hand appears under the printer object.
  • Page 20 printer object to be added to the Printers folder. The time this takes varies, based on network traffic and other factors. Close Network Neighborhood. Print a test page to verify printer installation. Click Start Settings Printers. Select the printer you just created. Click File Properties.
  • Page 21 Click File Properties. On the General tab, click Print Test Page. When a test page prints successfully, printer installation is complete.
  • Page 22: Paper Handling

    Paper handling Locating printer media sources Loading paper Loading transparencies Loading envelopes Loading labels Loading card stock Printing on both sides of the paper Locating printer media sources Your printer has two standard paper sources: an automatic paper feeder (tray 1), which holds up to 150 sheets of plain paper, and a single-sheet manual feed.
  • Page 23: Loading Paper

    An exit output bin on top of the printer holds up to 100 sheets. The single-sheet front output door provides a straight-through paper path for special media, such as transparencies, envelopes, labels, card stock or index cards, reducing curling and potential paper jams. To increase paper capacity, you can purchase the optional 250-sheet tray.
  • Page 24 Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, fan the sheets on all four sides, and flex them again. If loading letterhead paper, insert letterhead with the top of the page pointing down, facing you.
  • Page 25 NOTE: Preprinted papers such as letterhead must be able to withstand temperatures up to 200°C (392°F) without melting or releasing hazardous emissions. Slide the paper guides against the edges of the paper. Extend the front paper support on the top output bin until you hear a click. If you are printing on legal size paper, completely extend the front paper support.
  • Page 26: Manual Feed

    Select the paper size and type from your software program. Start your print job. Manual feed Use the manual feed to print one sheet of paper at a time. If loading letterhead paper, insert one sheet of letterhead with the top of the page pointing down, facing you.
  • Page 27 Start your print job. Press and release Continue to resume printing. When the Load Paper light blinks and the Press Continue light comes on, place another sheet in the manual feed. Press Continue. Optional 250-sheet tray Grasp the tabs on either side of the tray and pull it completely out of the printer.
  • Page 28 Before loading paper, push down on the metal plate until it locks into place. If loading A4 or legal size paper, extend the paper support.
  • Page 29 Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, fan the sheets on all four sides, and flex them again. If loading letterhead paper, insert letterhead face down with the top of the page entering the printer first. Do not exceed the stack height indicator; overfilling the tray may cause paper jams.
  • Page 30 1 Corner bucklers Make sure the paper is under both corner bucklers and lying flat in the tray. Slide the paper guides flush against the edges of the media. Reinstall the tray firmly into the printer. If the tray is not pushed all the way in, the paper may not feed properly. Select the paper size from your software program.
  • Page 31: Loading Transparencies

    Loading transparencies When printing on transparencies, use transparencies designed for laser printers. Tray 1 Extend the rear paper support until you hear a click. To reduce curling or potential jams, open the front output door for a straight paper path.
  • Page 32 Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, fan the sheets on all four sides, and flex them again. Load up to 10 transparencies with the side on which you want to print facing you. NOTE: Transparencies must be able to withstand temperatures of 200°C (392°F) without melting or releasing hazardous emissions.
  • Page 33 Slide the paper guides flush against the edges of the transparency. Select the paper size and type from your software program. Start your print job. Press and release Continue to resume printing. When the Load Paper light blinks and the Press Continue light comes on, place another transparency in the manual feed.
  • Page 34: Loading Envelopes

    Press Continue. Loading envelopes Load up to 10 envelopes in tray 1 or load envelopes one at a time in the manual feed. Tray 1 Extend the rear paper support until you hear a click.
  • Page 35 Open the front output door for a straight paper path. Load up to 10 envelopes in the center of tray 1 and adjust the paper guides to fit the width of the envelopes. NOTE: Use envelopes that can withstand temperatures of 200°C (392°F) without sealing, excessive curling, wrinkling or releasing hazardous emissions.
  • Page 36 Use the manual feed to print one envelope at a time. If you experience problems feeding envelopes in tray 1, try printing them one at a time from the manual feed. Open the front output door for a straight paper path. Load an envelope in the center of the manual feed and adjust the paper guides to fit the width of the envelope.
  • Page 37: Loading Labels

    When the Load Paper light blinks and the Press Continue light comes on, place another envelope in the manual feed. Press Continue. Loading labels For occasional label printing, use paper labels designed for laser printers. You can load labels one at a time from the manual feed, or you can load up to 10 sheets of labels in tray 1.
  • Page 38 To reduce curling or potential jams, open the front output door for a straight paper path. Flex the sheets back and forth to loosen them, fan the sheets on all four sides, and flex them again. Load up to 10 label sheets with the side you want to print on facing you.
  • Page 39 NOTE: Use labels with a pressure of 25 psi that can withstand temperatures of 200°C (392°F) without releasing hazardous emissions. Slide the paper guides against the edges of the label sheets. Select the paper size and type from your software program. Start your print job.
  • Page 40 Extend the front paper support on the top output bin until you hear a click. Open the front output door for a straight paper path. Load the label sheet with the side on which you want to print facing you.
  • Page 41 Slide the paper guides against the edges of the label sheet. Select the paper size and type from your software program. Start your print job. Press and release Continue to resume printing. When the Load Paper light blinks and the Press Continue light comes on, place another label sheet in the manual feed.
  • Page 42 Press Continue. Loading card stock For occasional printing on index Bristol or tag card stock, load up to 10 sheets of card stock or index cards in tray 1. Load one sheet of card stock or one index card at a time in the manual feeder. Tray 1 Extend the rear paper support until you hear a click.
  • Page 43 For best results, open the front output door for a straight paper path. Load up to 10 sheets of card stock or 10 index cards with the print side facing you. NOTE: Use card stock with a pressure of 25 psi that can withstand temperatures of 200°C (392°F) without releasing hazardous emissions.
  • Page 44 Manual feed Use the manual feed to print one sheet of card stock or one index card at a time. If you experience problems feeding index cards in tray 1, try printing them one at a time from the manual feed. Open the front output door for a straight paper path.
  • Page 45: Printing On Both Sides Of The Paper

    Start your print job. Press and release Continue to resume printing. When the Load Paper light blinks and the Press Continue light comes on, place another index card in the manual feed. Press Continue. Printing on both sides of the paper Printing on both sides of the paper reduces printing costs.
  • Page 46 NOTE: Manual duplex is only available on Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. Although you can use tray 1 or the optional 250-sheet tray to print the first side of the duplex job, only use tray 1 to print the second side. You can also choose how you want your job duplexed: Long Edge or Short Edge.
  • Page 47 Portrait Landscape Back of sheet Front of sheet...
  • Page 48: Understanding The Operator Panel Lights

    Understanding the operator panel lights The operator panel lights mean different things, depending on their sequence. Lights that are off, on, and/or blinking indicate printer conditions such as printer status, intervention (for example, out of paper), or service. Key: Slow blink Fast blink The following table shows the most common light sequences.
  • Page 49 ports are offline. In addition, the toner in the toner cartridge is getting low. Busy The printer is Defragmenting busy receiving flash and processing Formatting data or printing. flash Programming flash Printing a directory Printing menu settings page(s) Printing Print Quality Test Pages Busy and toner low...
  • Page 50 getting low. Load manual feed The printer prompts you to load a single sheet of media in the manual feed. Load tray 1 or the The printer is out optional 250-sheet of media, or the tray media did not feed properly. Print side two of your Print the other duplex print job...
  • Page 51 When the Error and Press Continue lights are both on, a secondary error occurred. Press and release Continue twice quickly to display secondary error code light sequences. The following table shows what these light sequences mean and what you can do. Secondary error code light sequences Ready/Data Toner Load...
  • Page 52 Defective flash The printer detects defective flash memory. Unformatted The printer detects flash unformatted flash memory. Insufficient The printer has defrag memory insufficient memory to free up unused space in flash memory. Invalid The code in an internal network print server has not code been programmed, or Invalid...
  • Page 53 Jam occurs as a Clearing a top printed job exits the output bin jam tray What this light sequence means: The printer is ready to receive and process data. The printer is in Power Saver mode. What you can do: Send a print job.
  • Page 54 What this light sequence means: The printer is not ready to receive or process data, or the printer ports are offline. What you can do: Press and release Continue to return to the Ready or Busy state. Press and release Cancel to cancel the print job. Press and hold Cancel to reset the printer.
  • Page 55 The printer is busy receiving and processing data or printing. The printer is defragmenting the flash memory to reclaim storage space occupied by deleted resources. The printer is formatting the flash memory. The printer is storing resources, such as fonts or macros, in flash memory.
  • Page 56 The printer is busy receiving or processing data, or printing a test page. In addition, the toner in the toner cartridge is getting low. What you can do: Remove the toner cartridge and gently shake it to extend the life of the cartridge.
  • Page 57 The printer is waiting until a print timeout occurs, or until it receives additional data. In addition, the toner in the toner cartridge is getting low. What you can do: Remove the toner cartridge and gently shake it to extend the life of the cartridge.
  • Page 58 The printer is flushing corrupted print data. In addition, the toner in the toner cartridge is getting low. What you can do: Wait until the operator panel returns to Ready/Data to print other jobs. Remove the toner cartridge and gently shake it to extend the life of the cartridge.
  • Page 59 The printer is out of media, or the media did not feed properly. What you can do: Load media into tray 1 or the optional 250-sheet tray and press and release Continue to resume printing. Check that the media is loaded correctly in tray 1 or the optional 250- sheet tray.
  • Page 60 The printer top cover is open. What you can do: Close the cover to display the light sequence that appeared before the cover was opened. What this light sequence means: The toner cartridge is not installed, or the printer detects a toner cartridge error.
  • Page 61 The toner cartridge you are using was not designed for your printer. What you can do: Install a toner cartridge made for your printer (see Ordering replacement toner cartridges). What this light sequence means: The printer is in the Ready mode and Hex Trace is active. What you can do: Advanced users can use Hex Trace to help troubleshoot printing problems.
  • Page 62 The printer is in the Ready mode, Hex Trace is active, and the toner in the toner cartridge is getting low. What you can do: Advanced users can use Hex Trace to help troubleshoot printing problems. After resolving the problem, turn off the printer to exit Hex Trace.
  • Page 63 The printer has a service error and printing has stopped. What you can do: Turn the printer off and back on. If the lights are still blinking, contact Dell. Secondary error code What this light sequence means: The printer has one of the following errors: Memory is full.
  • Page 64 Secondary error code What this light sequence means: The printer memory does not have the free space necessary to collate the print job. This may happen due to one of these errors: Memory is full. A page is too complex to print. A page is shorter than the set page margins.
  • Page 65 What this light sequence means: The printer is processing data, but the memory used to store pages is full. What you can do: Press and release Continue to clear the message and continue printing the job (the job may not print correctly). Press and release Cancel to cancel the print job.
  • Page 66 Secondary error code What this light sequence means: The paper length is too short to print the formatted data. This occurs when the printer does not know the media size loaded in the tray, or there is a problem feeding the media. What you can do: Make sure the print media you loaded is large enough.
  • Page 67 What this light sequence means: The printer does not have enough memory to save the data in the buffer. What you can do: Install additional memory (refer to the Owner's Manual for instructions). Press and release Continue to continue printing the job. Press and release Cancel to cancel the print job.
  • Page 68 What this light sequence means: The printer detects defective flash memory. What you can do: Press and release Continue to clear the message and continue printing. Downloaded fonts and macros not previously stored in flash memory are deleted. Refer to the Owner's Manual for instructions to install flash memory. Secondary error code What this light sequence means: The printer detects unformatted flash memory.
  • Page 69 What this light sequence means: The printer has insufficient memory to free up unused space in flash memory. What you can do: Delete fonts, macros, and other data in RAM. Install additional printer memory. What this light sequence means: The code in an internal print server has not been programmed, or the programmed code is not valid.
  • Page 70 What this light sequence means: The printer has lost the connection to an external print server (also called an external network adapter or ENA). This light sequence is displayed if your printer is connected to the network, but it cannot detect the print server when you turn on the printer. What you can do: Make sure the cable connecting the ENA and the printer is securely attached.
  • Page 71: Understanding The Printer Menus

    Understanding the printer menus Printing the Printer Settings Configuration sheet Menus overview Using the Local Printer Setup Utility Printing the Printer Settings Configuration sheet To help resolve printing problems or to change printer configuration settings, advanced users can print the Printer Settings Configuration sheet for instructions on scrolling through the menus to select and save new settings.
  • Page 72: Utilities Menu

    Press and hold Cancel until all of the lights cycle to return to the Home menu. Turn off the printer to exit the menus. Utilities menu Use the Utilities menu to troubleshoot printer problems. Reset Factory Defaults Use this setting to: return your printer settings to the factory default values. Sometimes resetting the printer to the original settings solves formatting problems.
  • Page 73: Parallel Menu

    Use this setting to: specify whether the printer automatically performs a carriage return after a line feed control command. Values: Off (factory default) Auto LF after CR Use this setting to: specify whether the printer automatically performs a line feed after a carriage return control command.
  • Page 74: Usb Menu

    Fastbytes (factory default) Mode 2 Use this setting to: determine whether the parallel port data is sampled on the leading (On) or trailing (Off) edge of strobe. Values: On (factory default) MAC Binary PS Use this setting to: configure the printer to process Macintosh binary PostScript print jobs. Values: Off - The printer filters PostScript print jobs using standard protocol.
  • Page 75: Network Menu

    Use this setting to: configure the printer to process Macintosh binary PostScript print jobs. Values: Off - Printer filters PostScript print jobs using standard protocol. On - Printer processes raw binary PostScript print jobs from computers using the Macintosh operating system.
  • Page 76 The Local Printer Setup Utility is provided on the Drivers and Utilities CD, and is also installed on your computer. Click Start Programs Dell Printers Dell Laser Printer P1500 Local Printer Setup Utility. You can change the following settings using the Local Printer Setup Utility:...
  • Page 77 PostScript Settings Quality Settings Parallel Settings Print PS Error Print Resolution PCL SmartSwitch Font Priority Toner Darkness PS SmartSwitch PQET Parallel Buffer PictureGrade Advanced Status Honor Init Setup Settings USB Settings Printer Language PCL SmartSwitch Power Saver PS SmartSwitch Resource Save USB Buffer Download Target Print Timeout...
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting

    Solving printing problems Use the following tables to find solutions for printing problems you encounter. If you cannot fix the problem, contact Dell at support.dell.com. You may have a printer part that requires cleaning or replacement by a service technician.
  • Page 79 NOTE: After the tray is inserted, the metal plate springs back up so the paper can feed into the printer. Make sure the paper does not exceed the stack height indicator. Make sure the paper is under both corner bucklers (see Loading paper).
  • Page 80: Solving Basic Printer Problems

    Solving basic printer problems Use the following tables to find solutions for printing problems you encounter. If you cannot fix the problem, contact Dell at support.dell.com. You may have a printer part that requires cleaning or replacement by a service technician.
  • Page 81 You may have a software error. Try turning the printer off and back on. The printer has missing or damaged parts. Contact Dell at support.dell.com. The operator panel lights do not come on Wait to see if the lights come on. This may take a when the printer is turned on.
  • Page 82 The Toner Low light is on and printing stops. If the Toner Low alarm is enabled, the printer stops printing until you replace the toner cartridge. NOTE: To change the Toner Low Alarm setting, install the Local Printer Setup Utility from the Drivers and Utilities CD (see Using the Local Printer Setup Utility).
  • Page 83: Solving Print Quality Problems

    Solving print quality problems Use the following tables to find solutions for printing problems you encounter. If you cannot fix the problem, contact Dell at support.dell.com. You may have a printer part that requires cleaning or replacement by a service technician.
  • Page 84 Reinstall it. Make sure you are using recommended print media (see Media types and sizes.) If you are printing on special media, for example, card stock or labels, be sure you selected the correct paper type in the printer driver. The printer detects a toner cartridge error.
  • Page 85: Clearing Jams

    Solid black areas appear on Choose a different fill pattern in your software program. transparencies or paper contains Try a different type of paper. Paper designed for copiers gives white streaks. the best quality. Remove the toner cartridge and gently shake it from side to side to use the remaining toner.
  • Page 86 Clearing a tray 1 jam If media has just started to feed from tray 1 when the jam occurs: Pull the media straight up out of tray 1. Press Continue or open and close the printer cover to resume printing. Clearing a fuser jam If the jam occurs in the fuser:...
  • Page 87 Open the printer cover. Remove the toner cartridge (it may be warm). NOTE: The photoconductor drum on the bottom of the toner cartridge may be damaged if it is exposed to light. Cover the cartridge or store it in a clean, dark place if you take it out of the printer for an extended period of time.
  • Page 88 The paper removes any remaining adhesive in or on the fuser. NOTICE: Serious damage to your printer may occur if adhesive labels remain in the fuser. Contact Dell at support.dell.com. If the jam occurs as the paper exits the optional 250-sheet tray into the printer: Open the printer cover.
  • Page 89 Remove the toner cartridge (the cartridge may be warm). Gently pull the paper toward you. Reinstall the toner cartridge. Close the printer cover to resume printing. If you cannot reach the paper easily: Turn off the printer. NOTE: You will lose the rest of the print job. Lift the printer off the base.
  • Page 90 Clear the jam. Align the printer with the front of the base and place it on top of the base. Turn on the printer and resend your print job. If the jam occurs just after the paper feeds from the 250-sheet tray: Pull the 250-sheet tray all the way out.
  • Page 91: Calling For Service

    Reach inside and gently pull the paper toward you. Reinstall the tray and resume printing. Calling for service Before calling for service, check the following: Is the power cord plugged into the printer? Is the power cord plugged directly into a properly grounded electrical outlet? Is your printer properly connected to your computer? Are all other devices attached to your printer plugged in and turned on? Is the electrical outlet turned off by any switches?
  • Page 92 If you are able to print, press and release Continue to print a menu settings page, which lists the printer model type and other information the service representative may need to know. Contact Dell at support.dell.com for more information.
  • Page 93: Uninstalling Drivers

    Local Printer Setup Utility Uninstall software utility The Drivers and Utilities CD contains drivers and utilities, the Dell Diagnostics, and user's guides for your computer and optional devices. Dell ships your computer to you with required drivers and utilities already installed-no further installation or configuration is needed.
  • Page 94 Overlay references Font references Form associations The Driver Profiler program and printer drivers located on the Drivers and Utilities CD are used to create driver profiles. Profiles are stored in Driver Configuration Files (DCF). The individual profiles inside the DCF are identified by a short description.
  • Page 95 Click Start Settings Printers. Select the printer object to uninstall, and then right-click the mouse. Select Dell Software Uninstall. Select the components to uninstall, and then click Next. Click Uninstall Now. Click OK when the uninstall is complete. Click Start...
  • Page 96: Printer Specifications

    Printer specifications Memory Emulation, compatibility, and connectivity Cartridge and printer life Environmental Choosing the right print media Cables Certifications Memory Base memory 16MB Maximum memory 144MB Emulation, compatibility, and connectivity Emulations PostScript 3, PCL 6 Compatibility Windows 98/Me, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, Windows XP Connectivity Parallel and USB Cartridge and printer life...
  • Page 97 Humidity Temperature Relative humidity (non-condensing) 15.6° C (60° F) 15.6° C (60° F) 25.6° C (78° F) 32.2° C (90° F) 32.2° C (90° F) Storage Temperature range: -4°F to 104°F (-20°C to 40°C) Unpacked humidity range: 8% RH to 80% RH (non-condensing) Storage (packed) humidity range: 8% RH to 95% RH (non-condensing) Altitude Operating: up to 2,500 m (8200 feet)
  • Page 98: Choosing The Right Print Media

    Up to 2 degrees Choosing the right print media Selecting the right paper or other media reduces printing problems. For best print quality, try a sample of the paper or specialty media you are considering before buying large quantities. NOTICE: Your product uses a printing process that heats the print media, and heat can cause certain media to release emissions.
  • Page 99 Manual feed: 1 card Maximum: 8.5 x 14 in. Tag card stock 50–100 lb tag (216 mm x 356 mm) (75–163 g/m Cables Your Dell™ Laser Printer P1500 interconnection cable must meet the following requirements: Connection Cable certification USB 2.0 Parallel IEEE-1284 Certifications...
  • Page 100: Safety Information

    Safety and Regulatory Information Safety Information Regulatory Information Safety Information NOTICE: Read and follow all safety instructions in your Owner's Manual prior to setting up and operating your printer. Regulatory Information FCC Notices Federal Communications Commission (FCC) compliance information statement Your printer has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 101: Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    NOTE: To assure compliance with FCC regulations on electromagnetic interference for a Class B computing device, use a properly shielded and grounded cable. Use of a substitute cable not properly shielded and grounded may result in a violation of FCC regulations. Industry Canada compliance statement This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
  • Page 102: Energy Star

    Companies participating in this program introduce products that power down when they are not being used. This feature will cut the energy used by up to 50 percent. Dell is proud to be a participant in this program. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Dell Computer Corporation has determined that this product meets the ENERGY...
  • Page 103: Dell Technical Support Policy

    Operating System, application software and hardware drivers to the original default configuration as shipped from Dell, as well as the verification of appropriate functionality of the computer unit and all Dell-installed hardware. In addition to this technician assisted technical support, online technical support is available at Dell Support.
  • Page 104: Warranty And Return Policy

    Warranty and Return Policy Dell Computer Corporation ("Dell") manufactures its hardware products from parts and components that are new or equivalent to new in accordance with industry-standard practices. For information about the Dell warranty for your printer, refer to the Owner's Manual.
  • Page 105: Licensing Notice

    The Dell modified GNU licensed software is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the licenses referenced above. These licenses do not provide you any rights to the Dell- or third- party-copyrighted software in this printer.

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