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User's Guide
User's Guide
Dell B1163/B1163w
BASIC
BASIC
This guide provides information concerning installation, basic operation and
troubleshooting on windows.
ADVANCED
This guide provides information about installation, advanced configuration, operation and
troubleshooting on various OS environments.
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  • Page 1 User’s Guide User’s Guide Dell B1163/B1163w BASIC BASIC ADVANCED...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    BASIC 1. Introduction 3. Maintenance Key benefits Ordering supplies and accessories Features by models Available supplies Useful to know Available maintenance parts About this user’s guide Installing accessories Safety information Storing the toner cartridge Machine overview Redistributing toner Control panel overview Replacing the toner cartridge Cleaning the machine Turning the machine ON...
  • Page 3 BASIC 5. Appendix Specifications Regulatory information Copyright...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    1. Introduction • Key benefits • Features by models • Useful to know • About this user’s guide • Safety information • Machine overview • Control panel overview • Turning the machine ON • Installing the driver locally • Reinstalling the driver...
  • Page 5: Key Benefits

    Key benefits Environmentally friendly Convenience www.dell.com www.dell.com/support Wide range of functionality and application support Fast high resolution printing...
  • Page 6 Key benefits AirPrint Supports various wireless network setting method...
  • Page 7: Features By Models

    Operating System ● ● SPL printer driver ● ● XPS printer driver Operating System B1163 B1163w ● ● Dell Printer Manager Scan to PC settings ● ● Windows ● ● Device Settings ● ● ● ● Dell Scan Assistant ●...
  • Page 8 Features by models Variety feature Features B1163 B1163w ● ● Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ● Network Interface 802.11b/g/n wireless ● ● Eco printing (Control panel) ● ● Duplex (2-sided) printing (Manual) ● ● Scan Scan to PC ● ● PaperPort 14 (found in CD2) (excluding China) ●...
  • Page 9: Useful To Know

    Useful to know A paper jam has occurred. The machine does not print. Printouts are blurry. Where can I purchase accessories or supplies? The status LED flashes or remains constantly on. Where can I download the machine’s driver?
  • Page 10: About This User's Guide

    About this user’s guide General icons Icon Text Description Caution Note Conventions 1. Introduction...
  • Page 11: Safety Information

    Safety information Operating environment Warning Important safety symbols Explanation of all icons and signs used in this chapter Warning Caution 1. Introduction...
  • Page 12 Safety information Caution Operating method Caution 1. Introduction...
  • Page 13 Safety information Caution Installation / Moving Warning 1. Introduction...
  • Page 14 Safety information Maintenance / Checking Caution 1. Introduction...
  • Page 15 Safety information Supply usage Caution 1. Introduction...
  • Page 16: Machine Overview

    Machine overview Accessories 1. Introduction...
  • Page 17: Front View

    Machine overview Front view 1. Introduction...
  • Page 18 Machine overview Rear view 1. Introduction...
  • Page 19: Control Panel Overview

    Control panel overview Power Saver Scan to ID Copy Power Front LED Back LED 1. Introduction...
  • Page 20 Control panel overview Cancels the current job. Prints configuration report: Adjusting the control panel Stop/ Clear Supplied Information report: +/- Buttons Start Status LED Toner LED Display screen 1. Introduction...
  • Page 21: Turning The Machine On

    Turning the machine ON Power Power 1. Introduction...
  • Page 22: Installing The Driver Locally

    Installing the driver locally Setup.exe Charms Search Apps Tap to choose what happens with this disc Run Setup.exe New Printer B1163 Windows Found New Hardware Wizard Cancel Start All programs Accessories Run 1. Introduction...
  • Page 23 Installing the driver locally B1163w USB B1163w 1. Introduction...
  • Page 24 Installing the driver locally From the Windows 8 Start Screen Desktop Windows Update 1. Introduction...
  • Page 25: Reinstalling The Driver

    Reinstalling the driver From the Windows 8 Start Screen Windows Uninstall Dell Printer Software Start Start Programs All Programs Dell Printers your printer driver name Uninstall Search Apps Start Control Panel Uninstall Programs and Features Uninstall Uninstall 1. Introduction...
  • Page 26: Basic Setup

    2. Basic Setup • Media and tray • Basic printing • Basic copying • Basic scanning...
  • Page 27: Media And Tray

    Media and tray Tray overview 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 28 Media and tray Loading paper in the tray 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 29 Media and tray Printing Preferences Paper Printing Preferences Label Auto Select Manual Feeder 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 30: Manual Feeding In The Tray

    Media and tray Manual feeding in the tray Printing on special media Printing Preferences Printing preferences Paper Paper Type Tips on using the manual feeding in tray Labels Paper Type Paper Source Manual Feeder 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 31 Media and tray Envelope Types Tray ● Plain ● Thick ● Thin ● Bond ● Color ● CardStock ● Labels Weight: ● Envelope Construction: ● Preprinted ● Cotton Condition: ● Recycled Temperature: ● Archive ● 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 32 Media and tray Labels Adhesives: Arrangement: Curl: Condition: 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 33: Preprinted Paper

    Media and tray Preprinted paper Card stock/ Custom-sized paper 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 34: Using The Output Support

    Media and tray Using the output support Preparing originals 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 35: Loading Originals

    Media and tray Loading originals On the scanner glass 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 36 Media and tray 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 37: Basic Printing

    Basic printing Find Printer Printing Printing Preferences Print File Print Properties Preferences Print Print Print 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 38: Opening Printing Preferences

    Basic printing Canceling a print job Opening printing preferences Printing Preferences Printing Preferences Stop/Clear Print Print Find Printer 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 39 Basic printing Properties Preferences Customize Print Preferences Presets Dell Presets Presets Presets Printer Status 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 40: Using Help

    Basic printing Eco printing Update Presets Presets Delete Multiple Pages per Side Toner Save Default Preset Presets Setting eco mode on the driver Using help Printing Preferences Eco options Printer Default: None: Eco Printing: Password: 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 41 Basic printing Result simulator Result Simulator 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 42: Basic Copying

    Basic copying Basic copy ID card copying Reduce/Enlarge Darkness Contrast Original Type (Start) ID Copy Stop/Clear 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 43 Basic copying Place Front Side and Press [Start] Start Start Place Back Side and Press [Start] Start 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 44: Basic Scanning

    Basic scanning Dell Printer Manager Scan to PC Settings Basic Scanning Save C:\Users\users name\My Documents Scan to Not Available Enable Scan from Device Panel Dell Printer Manager Scan to PC Settings My Documents 2. Basic Setup...
  • Page 45: Maintenance

    3. Maintenance • Ordering supplies and accessories • Available supplies • Available maintenance parts • Installing accessories • Storing the toner cartridge • Redistributing toner • Replacing the toner cartridge • Cleaning the machine • Tips for moving & storing your machine...
  • Page 46: Ordering Supplies And Accessories

    Ordering supplies and accessories www.dell.com/supplies 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 47: Available Supplies

    Available supplies Type Part name Average yield Toner cartridge 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 48: Available Maintenance Parts

    Available maintenance parts Parts Average yield Transfer Roller Fuser Unit Pick-Up Roller Feed Roller 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 49: Installing Accessories

    Installing accessories Device Options Device Settings Printer properties Device Settings Start Printers and Faxes Control Panel Hardware and Sound Printers Control Panel Hardware and Sound Device and Printers Tray Options Control Panel Hardware Device and Printers Storage Options Charms Search Settings Print Mode Device and Printers Printer Configuration...
  • Page 50: Storing The Toner Cartridge

    Storing the toner cartridge Handling instructions Toner cartridge usage 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 51 Storing the toner cartridge Estimated cartridge life 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 52: Redistributing Toner

    Redistributing toner Status Toner 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 53 Redistributing toner 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 54: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    Replacing the toner cartridge 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 55 Replacing the toner cartridge :® 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 56: Cleaning The Machine

    Cleaning the machine Cleaning the outside 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 57: Cleaning The Inside

    Cleaning the machine Cleaning the inside 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 58 Cleaning the machine 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 59 Cleaning the machine Cleaning the pickup roller 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 60: Cleaning The Scan Unit

    Cleaning the machine Cleaning the scan unit 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 61 Cleaning the machine 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 62: Tips For Moving & Storing Your Machine

    Tips for moving & storing your machine 3. Maintenance...
  • Page 63: Troubleshooting

    4. Troubleshooting • Tips for avoiding paper jams • Clearing paper jams • Understanding the status LED Troubleshooting...
  • Page 64: Tips For Avoiding Paper Jams

    Tips for avoiding paper jams 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 65: Clearing Paper Jams

    Clearing paper jams In tray 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 66 Clearing paper jams Inside the machine 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 67 Clearing paper jams 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 68 Clearing paper jams If you do not see the paper in this area, stop and go to next step: 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 69: Understanding The Status Led

    Understanding the status LED Status Description Blinking Green Blinking Status 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 70 Understanding the status LED Status Description Blinking Blue Blue Power/ Wakeup Green Blinking Orange Toner 4. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 71 5. Appendix • Specifications • Regulatory information • Copyright...
  • Page 72: Specifications

    Specifications General specifications www.dell.com Items Description Dimension Width x Length x Height Weight Machine with consumables Ready mode Noise Level Print mode Copy mode Scan mode Temperature Operation Storage (packed) Humidity Operation Storage (packed) 110 volt models Power rating 220 volt models...
  • Page 73 Specifications Items Description Power consumption Average operating mode Ready mode Power save mode Power off mode Wireless Module 5. Appendix...
  • Page 74: Print Media Specifications

    Specifications Print media specifications Print media weight/Capacity Type Size Dimensions Tray Manual feeding in tray Letter Legal US Folio Plain paper Oficio JIS B5 ISO B5 Executive Envelope Monarch Envelope No. 10 Envelope Envelope DL Envelope C5 5. Appendix...
  • Page 75 Specifications Print media weight/Capacity Type Size Dimensions Tray Manual feeding in tray Refer to the Plain Thick paper paper section Refer to the Plain Thin paper paper section Refer to the Plain Cotton paper section Refer to the Plain Colored paper section Refer to the Plain Pre-printed...
  • Page 76 Specifications Print media weight/Capacity Type Size Dimensions Tray Manual feeding in tray Letter, Legal, US Folio, A4, JIS B5, ISO Labels B5, Executive, A5 Letter, Legal, US Folio, A4, JIS B5, ISO Card stock B5, Executive, A5, Postcard 4x6 Refer to the Plain Bond paper paper section Refer to the Plain...
  • Page 77: System Requirements

    Specifications System requirements ® ® Microsoft Windows Requirement (recommended) Operating system free HDD space ® ® ® Windows 2000 ® ® ® Windows ® ® ® Windows Server 2003 ® ® ® Windows Server 2008 ® ® ® Windows Vista ®...
  • Page 78 Specifications Windows Terminal Services Windows 2000 Services Pack 4 Mac Requirements (Recommended) Operating system Free HDD space ® Mac OS X 10.5 ® Mac OS X 10.6 ® Mac OS X 10.7 ~ 10.8 5. Appendix...
  • Page 79 Specifications Linux Items Requirements ® Operating system ® Free HDD space 5. Appendix...
  • Page 80: Network Environment

    Specifications Network environment Items Specifications Network interface Network operating system Network protocols Wireless security 5. Appendix...
  • Page 81: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information Laser safety statement Warning 5. Appendix...
  • Page 82: Ozone Safety

    Regulatory information Ozone safety Power saver Mercury Safety Recycling 5. Appendix...
  • Page 83 Regulatory information Correct disposal of this product (Waste electrical & China only electronic equipment) (Applicable in countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.
  • Page 84 Regulatory information (The United States of America only) Radio frequency emissions FCC information to the user State of California Proposition 65 Warning (US Only) Taiwan only 5. Appendix...
  • Page 85: Canadian Radio Interference Regulations

    Regulatory information United States of America Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Intentional emitter per FCC Part 15 Canadian radio interference regulations 5. Appendix...
  • Page 86 Regulatory information Russia only FCC Statement for Wireless LAN use: Germany only Turkey only 5. Appendix...
  • Page 87 Regulatory information Thailand only Ringer Equivalence Number Canada only 5. Appendix...
  • Page 88 Regulatory information Replacing the Fitted Plug (for UK Only) Important You should also know that: 5. Appendix...
  • Page 89 Regulatory information Declaration of conformity (European countries) Approvals and Certifications Important warning: Green and Yellow: Blue: Brown: www.dell.com January 1, 1995: January 1, 1996: March 9, 1999: 5. Appendix...
  • Page 90 Regulatory information EC Certification European states qualified under wireless approvals: European states with restrictions on use: European radio approval information (for products fitted with EU-approved radio devices) 5. Appendix...
  • Page 91: Regulatory Compliance Statements

    Regulatory information Israel only Regulatory compliance statements Wireless guidance 5. Appendix...
  • Page 92 Regulatory information 5. Appendix...
  • Page 93 Regulatory information China only 5. Appendix...
  • Page 94: Copyright

    Copyright Dell Dell Dell Toner Management System Microsoft Windows Windows Vista Windows Server , Windows 7, and Windows 8 Adobe Acrobat Reader LICENSE.txt REV. 1.00 5. Appendix...
  • Page 95 User’s Guide User’s Guide Dell B1163/B1163w ADVANCED ADVANCED BASIC...
  • Page 96 Installation for Mac Accessing management tools Reinstallation for Mac Using Firmware update utility Installation for Linux Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Reinstallation for Linux Using Embedded Web Service Using Dell Printer Manager Using Dell Printer Status 2. Using a Network-Connected...
  • Page 97: Software Installation

    1. Software Installation • Installation for Mac • Reinstallation for Mac • Installation for Linux • Reinstallation for Linux...
  • Page 98: Installation For Mac

    Installation for Mac USB Connected Printer Printer Connection Type Continue Add Printer Close Restart Finder MAC_Installer Installer OS X Continue Continue Agree Install Customize 1. Software Installation...
  • Page 99: Reinstallation For Mac

    Reinstallation for Mac Applications Dell Printer Software Uninstaller Continue Uninstall Close Print Setup Utility Print & Fax 1. Software Installation...
  • Page 100: Installation For Linux

    Installation for Linux Unified Driver Configurator Image Manager Installing the Unified Linux Driver Administrator Login Login Unified Linux Driver cdroot autorun Next Finish 100 1. Software Installation...
  • Page 101: Reinstallation For Linux

    Reinstallation for Linux Administrator Login Login Terminal Next Finish 101 1. Software Installation...
  • Page 102: Using A Network-connected Machine

    2. Using a Network- Connected Machine • Useful network programs • AirPrint • Google Cloud Print™ • Wireless network setup...
  • Page 103: Useful Network Programs

    Useful network programs 103 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 104: Airprint

    AirPrint Password Login ID: admin Password: dell00000 Embedded Web Service Settings Network Settings Setting up AirPrint Raw TCP/IP, LPR, IPP mDNS AirPrint AirPrint Login 104 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 105: Printing Via Airprint

    AirPrint Printing via AirPrint your printer driver name Print Cancelling print job 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 106: Google Cloud Print

    Google Cloud Print™ Login Embedded Web Service Password ID: admin Password: dell00000 Registering your Google account to the printer Settings Network Settings Google Cloud Print > Proxy Setting Embedded Web Service Settings Network Settings Google Cloud Print Register 106 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 107: Printing From An Application On Mobile Device

    Google Cloud Print™ Finish printer registration Printing with Google Cloud Print™ Manage your printers Printing from an application on mobile device 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 108: Printing From The Chrome Browser

    Google Cloud Print™ Click here to Print Printing from the Chrome browser Print Print with Google Cloud Print Print 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 109: Wireless Network Setup

    Wireless network setup Wireless network name and network password Getting started Understanding your network type Infrastructure mode Ad hoc mode 109 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 110: Introducing Wireless Set Up Methods

    Wireless network setup Introducing wireless set up methods Set up method Connecting method Description & Reference With Access Point Without Access Point 110 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 111: Choosing Your Type

    Wireless network setup Choosing your type Using the WPS button Push Button Configuration (PBC) WPS (PBC) Personal Identification Number (PIN) Items to prepare 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 112 Wireless network setup Machines with a display screen Connecting in PIN mode Connecting in PBC mode a Connecting: WPS (PBC) b Connected: a Connecting: c SSID Type: b Connected: c AP SSID: 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 113 Wireless network setup Machines without a display screen Connecting in PIN mode Connecting in PBC mode Cancel Stop/Clear WPS (PBC) 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 114: Re-connecting To A Network

    Wireless network setup Re-connecting to a network Disconnecting from a network When the Wi-Fi network is in idle mode: When the Wi-Fi network is being used: Canceling the connection process Cancel Stop/Clear You need to wait 2 minutes to re-connect to the wireless network.
  • Page 115 Wireless network setup Setup using Windows Start All programs Dell Printer Easy Wi-Fi Install Accessories Run Setup.exe Charms Search Apps Tap to choose what happens with this disc Run Setup.exe Dell Printer Easy Wi-Fi Install 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 116 Wireless network setup New Printer Wireless Next 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 117 Wireless network setup Next Connecting the Device 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 118 Wireless network setup Print a test page Finish 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 119: Access Point Via Usb Cable In Windows

    Wireless network setup Access point via USB cable in Windows Dell Printer Easy Wi-Fi Install Start All programs Accessories Run Setup.exe Charms Search Apps Tap to choose what happens with this disc Run Setup.exe Found New Hardware Wizard Cancel 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 120 Wireless network setup New Printer Wireless 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 121 Wireless network setup Next Next Advanced Setting Enter the wireless Network Name: Operation Mode: Infrastructure Authentication: Open System: Shared Key: WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal: Encryption: Network Key: Confirm Network Key: WEP Key Index: WEP Key Index 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 122 Wireless network setup Next Change TCP/IP Open System Shared Key Next Change TCP/IP Next 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 123 Wireless network setup Ad hoc via USB cable in Windows Next Wireless Network Setting Complete Next Next Confirm Printer Connection Next Next Print a test page Next Finish 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 124 Wireless network setup Wireless Start All programs Accessories Run Setup.exe New Printer 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 125 Wireless network setup Open System Shared Key Next Network Name(SSID) Dell_device Signal Printer Self Network Next Advanced Setting Next Enter the wireless Network Name: Operation Mode: Channel: Auto Setting Authentication: Open System: Shared Key: Encryption: For the DHCP method Network Key: Wireless Network Setting Confirm Confirm Network Key: Change TCP/IP...
  • Page 126 Wireless network setup For the Static method Wi-Fi Direct Option: Wireless Network Setting Confirm Change TCP/IP Network Name(SSID) Network Key Next Confirm Printer Connection Next Next Next Change PC Network Setting Print a test page Next Next Wireless Network Setting Complete Finish 2.
  • Page 127 Wireless network setup Continue Setup using Mac Agree Install Items to prepare Customize Configuration of Wireless Printer Connection Type Continue Next Access point via USB cable Advanced Setting Enter the wireless Network Name: Operation Mode: Infrastructure Authentication: Open System: Finder Shared Key: MAC_Installer Installer OS X...
  • Page 128 Wireless network setup Encryption: Network Password: Confirm Network Password: WEP Key Index: WEP Key Index Ad hoc via USB cable Items to prepare Network Name(SSID) Network Password Creating the ad hoc network in Mac Quit 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 129 Wireless network setup Enter the wireless Network Name: Operation Mode: Channel: Auto Setting MAC_Installer Installer OS X Authentication: Continue Open System: Continue Shared Key: Agree Encryption: Network Password: Install Confirm Network Password: Customize WEP Key Index: WEP Key Index Wireless connection Printer Connection Type Continue Open System...
  • Page 130 Wireless network setup 12 Next Next Quit For the DHCP method Wireless Network Setting Confirm Change TCP/IP Receive IP address automatically (DHCP) For the Static method Wireless Network Setting Confirm Change TCP/IP 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 131: Setting Up Wi-fi Direct

    Wireless network setup Setting up Wi-Fi Direct Setting the Wi-Fi Direct for mobile printing From the USB cable-connected computer(recommended) Start Programs All Programs Dell Printers your printer driver name Device Settings Network ▪ Wi-Fi Direct On/Off ▪ Device Name ▪...
  • Page 132: Setting Up The Mobile Device

    Wireless network setup ▪ Network Password Group Owner Network Password What is Dell MobilePrint? Dell MobilePrint Dell MobilePrint From the machine (Machines with a display screen) Network Wireless Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct Dell MobilePrint Setting up the mobile device Downloading Dell MobilePrint...
  • Page 133: Supported Devices

    Wireless network setup Supported Mobile OS Troubleshooting Problems during setup or driver installation Printers Not Found Supported devices iOS 4.0 or higher: Android 2.1 or higher: Windows Phone 7 or higher: Connecting Failure - SSID Not Found 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 134 Wireless network setup ▪ Connecting Failure - Invalid Security ▪ ▪ Connecting Failure - General Connection Error ▪ ▪ Other problems Connecting Failure - Connected Wired Network PC Connection Error 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 135 Wireless network setup 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine...
  • Page 136: Special Features

    3. Special Features • Altitude adjustment • Printing features • Scan features...
  • Page 137: Altitude Adjustment

    Altitude adjustment 4,000 m (13,123 ft) 3,000 m (9,842 ft) 2,000 m (6,561 ft) 1,000 m (3,280 ft) High 3 High 2 High 1 Normal Device Settings System Setup 137 3. Special Features...
  • Page 138: Printing Features

    Printing features Printing Preferences Setting your machine as a default machine Changing the default print settings Start Start Control Panel Devices and Printers Control Panel Devices and Printers Set as Default Printer Printing preferences ▶ Printing preferences ▶ Printing preferences 138 3.
  • Page 139: Using Advanced Print Features

    Printing features Print to file Print Using advanced print features XPS printer driver Print Printing to a file (PRN) c:\Temp\file name Documents Documents and Settings Users 3. Special Features...
  • Page 140: Understanding Special Printer Features

    Printing features Understanding special printer features Properties Preferences Print Help Item Description Multiple Pages per Side 140 3. Special Features...
  • Page 141 Printing features Item Description Poster Printing Poster Overlap Poster Overlap Basic Booklet Printing Booklet Printing Size Paper Double-sided Printing Double-sided Printing (Manual) Skip Blank Pages 141 3. Special Features...
  • Page 142 Printing features Item Description Double-sided Printing Double-sided Printing (Manual) Printer Default: None: Long Edge: Short Edge: Reverse Double-Sided Printing: Double-sided Printing (Manual) Paper Options 142 3. Special Features...
  • Page 143 Printing features Item Description Watermark DRAFT CONFIDENTIAL Printing Preferences Watermark Advanced Edit Watermark Edit Watermarks (Creating a Watermark Message watermark) Printing Preferences Advanced Edit Watermark Edit Watermarks Watermark Current Watermarks (Editing a watermark) Update Print Print Printing Preferences Watermark Advanced Edit Watermark Edit Watermarks...
  • Page 144 Printing features Item Description Overlay Printing Preferences Advanced Edit Text Edit Overlay Edit Overlay Create Overlay Save As File name (Creating a new page overlay) Save Overlay List Print Print 144 3. Special Features...
  • Page 145 Printing features Item Description Advanced Text Text Edit... Load Open Overlay Open Overlay List Overlay (Using a page overlay) List Confirm Page Overlay When Printing Print Print Printing Preferences Advanced Edit Text Overlay Overlay List (Deleting a page Delete overlay) Print Print 145...
  • Page 146 Printing features Item Description Print Mode: Print Mode Normal Normal: Proof: Print Mode Confidential: Store: Store and Print: Spool: Print Schedule: User ID: Job Name: Job Encryption Job Encryption 3. Special Features...
  • Page 147: Changing Printer Settings

    Printing features Changing printer settings Mac printing Print File Printing a document Printing multiple pages on one sheet Print File File Page Setup Document Setup Layout Orientation Pages per Sheet File Print Print Print 3. Special Features...
  • Page 148: Printing On Both Sides Of The Paper

    Printing features Printing on both sides of the paper Using help Long-Edge Binding: Short-Edge Binding: Print File Layout Orientation Two-Sided Print 3. Special Features...
  • Page 149: Linux Printing

    Printing features Linux printing Print Printing from applications Printing files lp -d <printer name> -o <option> <file name> File Page Setup Print Setup Configuring Printer Properties Apply Printer Properties Printers configuration File Print 3. Special Features...
  • Page 150 Printing features Unified Driver Configurator Printers configuration Properties Printer Properties General: Printers configuration Connection: Driver: Options Jobs: Cancel job Show completed jobs Classes: Add to Class Remove from Class Printer Properties 3. Special Features...
  • Page 151: Scan Features

    Scan features TWAIN: Dell Scan Assistant: WIA: USB Memory: Basic scanning method Email: FTP/SMB: Scan to PC: My Documents 151 3. Special Features...
  • Page 152: Scanning From Image Editing Program

    Scan features Setting the scan settings in the computer Scanning from image editing program Dell Printer Manager Printer List Scan to PC Settings File Import Scan Activation: Basic Image Save OK 3. Special Features...
  • Page 153: Scanning Using The Wia Driver

    Scan features Preview Scanning using the WIA driver Scanning with Dell Scan Assistant Applications Dell DellScan Assistant Start Control Panel Hardware and Sound Devices and Printers Printers and Faxes Start Scan Start All programs Dell Printers Dell Scan New Scan Assistant 3.
  • Page 154 Scan features Help Image Capture Scan Scanning from network connected machine Mac scanning Scanning from USB connected machine Applications Image Capture Applications Image Capture No Image Capture device connected Devices Browse Devices Image Capture Connected Bonjour Devices 3. Special Features...
  • Page 155 Scan features SHARED Image Capture Linux scanning Scanning Properties Unified Driver Configurator Scanner Properties Preview 3. Special Features...
  • Page 156: Editing An Image With Image Manager

    Scan features Editing an image with Image Manager Preview Pane Preview Pane Job Type 3. Special Features...
  • Page 157 4. Useful Management Tools • Accessing management tools • Using Firmware update utility • Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility • Using Embedded Web Service • Using Dell Printer Manager • Using Dell Printer Status • Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator...
  • Page 158: Useful Management Tools

    Accessing management tools Start Programs All Programs Charms Search Apps Dell Printers Dell Printers Start Start 158 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 159: Using Firmware Update Utility

    Using Firmware update utility Start Programs All Programs Dell Printers your printer driver name Firmware Update Utility USB Connected Printer Network Connected Printer Browse Update Firmware 159 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 160: Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility

    Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Start Programs All Programs Dell Printers your printer driver name Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Applications Dell Dell Supplies Ordering Utility 160 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 161: Using Embedded Web Service

    Using Embedded Web Service Login Password Login ID: admin Password: dell00000 Embedded Web Service overview Accessing Embedded Web Service Information tab Logging into Embedded Web Service Settings Security Active Alerts: Supplies: 161 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 162: Maintenance Tab

    Using Embedded Web Service Usage Counters: Maintenance tab Current Settings: Print information: Link Firmware Upgrade: Contact Information: Settings tab Link: Machine Settings Network Settings Security tab System Security: Network Security: User Access Control: 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 163: Using Dell Printer Manager

    Using Dell Printer Manager Understanding Dell Printer Manager For Windows, Start Programs All Programs Dell Dell Printers Dell Printer Manager Dell Printer Manager For Mac, Applications Dell Dell Printer Manager 163 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 164 Using Dell Printer Manager Order User’s Guide Application information Help advanced settings user interface Quick links 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 165: Device Settings

    Using Dell Printer Manager Alert Settings (Windows only) Advanced settings user interface overview Printer Alert: Email Alert: Alert History: Device Settings Scan to PC Settings Scan Activation: Profile: Basic Image 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 166: Using Dell Printer Status

    Using Dell Printer Status Icon Mean Description Dell Printer Status overview Printing Preferences Basic Printer Status Toner Level 166 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 167 Using Dell Printer Status Option Order Supplies User’s Guide Close 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 168: Using The Linux Unified Driver Configurator

    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator Opening Unified Driver Configurator Unified Driver Configurator Startup DELL Unified Driver Unified Driver Configurator Printer Configuration Port Configuration Help Exit Unified Driver Configurator 168 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 169: Printers Configuration

    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator Printers configuration Printers configuration Printers configuration Printers Classes Printers tab Refresh: Add Printer: Unified Driver Configurator Remove Printer: Set as Default: Stop/Start: Test: Properties: 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 170: Ports Configuration

    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator Classes tab Ports configuration Ports configuration Refresh: Add Class: Remove Class: Refresh: Release port: 4. Useful Management Tools...
  • Page 171 5. Troubleshooting • Paper feeding problems • Power and cable connecting problems • Printing problems • Printing quality problems • Copying problems • Scanning problems • Operating system problems...
  • Page 172: Paper Feeding Problems

    Paper feeding problems Condition Suggested solutions Paper jams during printing. Paper sticks together. Multiple sheets of paper do not feed. Paper does not feed into the machine. The paper keeps jamming. Envelopes skew or fail to feed correctly. 172 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 173: Power And Cable Connecting Problems

    Power and cable connecting problems Condition Suggested solutions The machine is not receiving power, Power/Wakeup or the connection cable between the computer and the machine is not connected properly. 173 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 174: Printing Problems

    Printing problems Condition Possible cause Suggested solutions The machine does not Power/ print. Wakeup 174 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 175 Printing problems Condition Possible cause Suggested solutions The machine does not Printing Preferences print. The machine selects print Paper materials from the wrong Printing Preferences Printing Preferences paper source. A print job is extremely slow. Half the page is blank. The machine prints, but the text is wrong, garbled, or incomplete.
  • Page 176 Printing problems Condition Possible cause Suggested solutions Pages print, but they are blank. The machine does not Print As Image print PDF files correctly. Some parts of graphics, text, or illustrations are missing. The print quality of photos is not good. Images are not clear.
  • Page 177 Printing problems Condition Possible cause Suggested solutions The machine does not Custom Paper Printing Preferences print special-sized paper, such as billing paper. The printed billing paper Printing Preferences Paper is curled. Thick Printer properties Ports Devices and Printers Control Panel Devices and Printers Devices Printer and Printers...
  • Page 178: Printing Quality Problems

    Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Light or faded print The top half of the paper is The toner might not adhere properly to this type of paper. printed lighter than the rest of Printing Preferences Paper Recycled the paper 178 5.
  • Page 179 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Toner specks Dropouts A a B b C A a B b C A a B b C A a B b C Printing Preferences Paper Thick A a B b C White Spots 179 5.
  • Page 180 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Vertical lines Black or color background Toner smear 180 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 181 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Vertical repetitive defects Background scatter Thick Printing Preferences Printing Preferences Toner particles are around bold characters or pictures Printing Preferences Paper Recycled 181 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 182 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Misformed characters Page skew Curl or wave 182 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 183 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Wrinkles or creases Back of printouts are dirty Solid color or black pages 183 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 184 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Loose toner Character voids Horizontal stripes 184 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 185 Printing quality problems Condition Suggested solutions Curl Printing Preferences Paper Thin 185 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 186: Copying Problems

    Copying problems Condition Suggested solutions Copies are too light or too dark. Smears, lines, marks, or spots appear on copies. Copy image is skewed. Blank copies print out. Image rubs off the copy easily. Frequent copy paper jams occur. Toner cartridge produces fewer copies than expected before running out of toner.
  • Page 187: Scanning Problems

    Scanning problems Condition Suggested solutions The scanner does not work. The unit scans very slowly. Message appears on your computer screen: 187 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 188: Common Windows Problems

    Operating system problems Common Windows problems Condition Suggested solutions “File in Use” message appears during installation. “General Protection Fault”, “Exception OE”, “Spool 32”, or “Illegal Operation” messages appear. “Fail To Print”, “A printer timeout error occurred” message appear. 188 5. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 189 Operating system problems Common Mac problems Condition Suggested solutions The machine does not print PDF files Print As Image correctly. Some parts of graphics, text, or illustrations are missing. Some letters are not displayed normally during cover page printing. When printing a document in Mac with Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher, colors print incorrectly.
  • Page 190: Common Linux Problems

    Operating system problems Common Linux problems Condition Suggested solutions The machine does not print. Printers Printers configuration Add new printer wizard Printers configuration Selected printer Stopped Start Some color images come out all black. Some color images come out in unexpected color.
  • Page 191 Operating system problems Condition Suggested solutions I cannot scan via Gimp Front- end. “Cannot open port device file” error message appears when printing a document. Release port Port configuration The machine does not appear on the scanners list. The machine does not scan. 191 5.
  • Page 192: Common Postscript Problems

    Operating system problems Common PostScript problems Problem Possible cause Solution The PostScript file cannot be printed Limit Check Error report prints A PostScript error page prints The optional tray is not Device Options selected in the driver When printing a document in Mac with Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher, colors print incorrectly 192...
  • Page 193: Access Point

    Glossary ADF 802.11 AppleTalk 802.11b/g/n BIT Depth Access point 193 Glossary...
  • Page 194: Control Panel

    Glossary BOOTP Coverage Collation DADF Control Panel Default Glossary...
  • Page 195: Duty Cycle

    Glossary DHCP DPI DRPD DIMM Duplex DLNA Duty Cycle Dot Matrix Printer Glossary...
  • Page 196: Fuser Unit

    Glossary ECM EtherTalk Emulation Ethernet Fuser Unit Glossary...
  • Page 197: Ieee 1284

    Glossary Gateway IEEE Grayscale IEEE 1284 Halftone Intranet Mass storage device (HDD) IP address Glossary...
  • Page 198 Glossary IPM ITU-T ITU-T No. 1 chart IPX/SPX JBIG JPEG Glossary...
  • Page 199: Mac Address

    Glossary LDAP MAC address Modem Glossary...
  • Page 200 Glossary NetWare OSI PABX Originals Glossary...
  • Page 201: Printer Driver

    Glossary PostScript Protocol Printer Driver PSTN Print Media RADIUS PRN file Resolution Glossary...
  • Page 202: Toner Cartridge

    Glossary SMB TCP/IP SMTP TIFF SSID Toner Cartridge Subnet Mask Glossary...
  • Page 203 Glossary TWAIN Watermark UNC Path Glossary...
  • Page 204 Glossary WPA-PSK Glossary...
  • Page 205 Index 205 Index...
  • Page 206 Index Index...
  • Page 207 Index Index...

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