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C2660dn Color Laser Printer
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  • Page 1 Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer ™ User's Guide Regulatory Model: C2660dn...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Notes, Cautions, and Warnings ......17 Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer User's Guide ..
  • Page 4 ......Reconfiguring the Wireless Setting Using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool ......... .
  • Page 5 Changing the firewall settings before installing your printer ..Inserting the Software and Documentation Disc ....Direct Connection Setup .
  • Page 6 ........Setting Up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool 100 .
  • Page 7 Top Frame 104 ........Left Frame 105 .
  • Page 8 PCL Fonts List 161 ....... . . PCL Macros List 161 .
  • Page 9 Recommended Paper 202 ......Unacceptable Paper 202 ......Selecting Paper 202 .
  • Page 10 229 ... Using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to Change the Printer Settings 230 .........
  • Page 11 241 ......Dell Supplies Management System Window 242 ....
  • Page 12 Weight and Style 253 ....... . Pitch and Point Size 253 .
  • Page 13 Ordering Supplies 269 ....... . . Storing Print Media 270 .
  • Page 14 27 Clearing Jams 307 ........Avoiding Jams 307 .
  • Page 15 Appendix ......... 349 Dell™ Technical Support Policy 349 .
  • Page 16 Contents Template Last Updated - 2/7/2007...
  • Page 17: Before Beginning

    Before Beginning Notes, Cautions, and Warnings ............. 17 1 Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer User's Guide ....19 2 Finding Information..............21 3 Product Features................. 25 4 About the Printer................. 27...
  • Page 19: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2013 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Dell DELL...
  • Page 20 Notes, Cautions, and Warnings...
  • Page 21: Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer User's Guide

    Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer User's Guide Click the links to the left for information on the features, options, and operation of your Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer. For information on other documentation included with your Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer, see "Finding Information."...
  • Page 22 Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer User's Guide...
  • Page 23: Finding Information

    Quick Reference Guide • How to use my printer ™ Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Quick Reference Guide Front and Rear View About the Operator Panel The operator panel has a 4-line LCD panel, a status LED, control buttons, and a number pad, which allows you to control the printer.
  • Page 24 Setup diagram • How to set up my printer Setting Up Your Printer Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Configuration de votre imprimante | Configurazione della stampante | Einrichten des Druckers | Configuración de la impresora Verify the contents of the box...
  • Page 25 • Customer Care — Contact information, order status, warranty, and repair information • Downloads — Drivers • Manuals— Printer documentation and product specifications Go to dell.com/support. Select your region, and fill in the requested details to access help tools and information. Finding Information...
  • Page 26 Finding Information...
  • Page 27: Product Features

    Product Features This chapter describes the product features and indicates their links. Duplex Printing (Duplex Print) Multiple Up in the Layout tab (N-up Print) The Duplex Printing feature enables you to print two or The Multiple Up feature enables you to print documents as more pages on both sides of a sheet of paper.
  • Page 28 Product Features...
  • Page 29: About The Printer

    About the Printer This chapter provides an overview of your Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer. Front and Rear View Front View Transfer Belt Unit Multipurpose Feeder (MPF) Drum Cartridges Toner Cartridges Waste Toner Box Front Cover Right Side Cover Operator Panel...
  • Page 30: Rear View

    Rear View Left Side Cover 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR) Ethernet Port Fusing Unit USB Port Power Connector Wireless Adapter Socket Rear Cover Duplex Unit About the Printer...
  • Page 31: Space Requirements

    Space Requirements Provide enough room to open the printer trays, covers, and optional accessories, and for proper ventilation. 200 mm/7.87 inches 379 mm/14.92 inches 400 mm/15.75 inches 400 mm/15.75 inches 485 mm/19.09 inches 439 mm/17.28 inches 600 mm/23.62 inches 400 mm/15.75 inches Operator Panel For more information on the operator panel, see "About the Operator Panel."...
  • Page 32: Additional Components

    Additional Components Optional Accessories The following optional accessories are available for the printer. • Wireless adapter • Optional 550-sheet feeder Non-bundled Items The following items are required for connecting the printer to a computer or a network. Please purchase them as needed.
  • Page 33: Ordering Supplies

    Ordering Supplies You can order consumables from Dell online when using a networked printer. Enter the IP address of your printer in your web browser, launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, and click the web address under Order Supplies at: to order toner or supplies for your printer.
  • Page 34 About the Printer...
  • Page 35: Setting Up The Printer (printer Setup)

    Setting up the Printer (Printer Setup) 5 Preparing Printer Hardware............35 6 Installing Optional Accessories..........37 7 Connecting Your Printer ............. 51 8 Setting the IP Address ............... 57 9 Loading Paper................61 ® 10 Installing Printer Drivers on Windows Computers .....
  • Page 37: Preparing Printer Hardware

    Preparing Printer Hardware Removing Tape NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. Remove tapes from the printer. Preparing Printer Hardware...
  • Page 38 Preparing Printer Hardware...
  • Page 39: Installing Optional Accessories

    NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. 1 Ensure that the printer is turned off, and then disconnect all cables from the back of the printer.
  • Page 40 6 Lift the printer and align the five guide pins of the optional 550-sheet feeder with the holes at the bottom of the printer. Gently lower the printer onto the optional 550-sheet feeder. WARNING: Two people are required to lift the printer. WARNING: Be careful not to pinch your fingers when lowering the printer onto the optional 550-sheet feeder.
  • Page 41: Updating Your Driver To Detect 550-sheet Feeder

    Windows 8 x64/ Windows Server 2012 and Printers. Right-click the printer icon of the Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer, and then select Printer properties. Click the Configuration tab, and then select Bi-Directional Setup. Select Get Information from Printer and then click OK.
  • Page 42 Click Start → Control Panel → Printers. Windows Server 2008/ Server 2008 x64 Right-click the printer icon of the Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer, and then select Properties. Click the Configuration tab, and then select Bi-Directional Setup. Select Get Information from Printer and then click OK.
  • Page 43 Click Start → Control Panel → Printers. Windows Server 2008/ Server 2008 x64 Right-click the printer icon of the Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer, and then select Properties. Click the Configuration tab, and then select Bi-Directional Setup. Select Get Information from Printer and then click OK.
  • Page 44: Installing The Optional Wireless Adapter

    Click Start → Devices and Printers. Windows 7/ 7 x64/ Right-click the printer icon of the Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer, and then select Printer Server 2008 R2 x64 properties. Click the Device Setting tab, and then select Available in Tray2 drop-down menu.
  • Page 45: Verifying The Contents Of The Box

    Installing the Optional Wireless Adapter NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. 1 Ensure that the printer is turned off. 2 Align the connector and the three protrusions of the wireless adapter with the four holes and insert the adapter.
  • Page 46: Determining The Wireless Network Settings

    Confirm that the Network (Wireless) section exists. Configure the wireless adapter to connect to a wireless network. For details, see "Configuring the Optional Wireless Adapter." Determining the Wireless Network Settings You need to know the settings for the wireless network to set up the wireless printer. For details of the settings, contact your network administrator.
  • Page 47: Configuring The Optional Wireless Adapter

    The Dell Printer Setup program launches automatically. 2 Click Setup. Click Wireless. Follow the on-screen instructions, and configure the wireless setting of the printer. For WPS-PIN, WPS-PBC, Operator Panel, and Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, see the following instructions. Installing Optional Accessories...
  • Page 48: Configuring The Wireless Adapter Without Using Dell Printer Setup

    Configuring the Wireless Adapter Without Using Dell Printer Setup WPS-PIN The PIN code of WPS-PIN can only be configured from the operator panel. NOTE: WPS-PIN (Wi-Fi Protected Setup-Personal Identification Number) is a method to authenticate and register devices required for wireless configuration by entering PIN assignments to a printer and computer. This setting, performed through an access point, is available only when the access points of your wireless router support WPS.
  • Page 49 Operator Panel Auto SSID Setup 1 Press the (Menu) button. 2 Press the button until Admin Settings is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 3 Press the button until Network is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 4 Press the button until Wireless is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button.
  • Page 50 For details about how to connect the Ethernet cable, see "Connecting Printer to Computer or Network." 3 Turn on the printer. 4 Launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool by entering the IP address of the printer in your web browser. 5 Click Print Server Settings.
  • Page 51: Reconfiguring The Wireless Setting

    For details about how to check the IP address of the printer, see "Verifying the IP Settings." 2 Launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool by entering the IP address of the printer in your web browser. 3 Click Print Server Settings.
  • Page 52: Reconfiguring The Wireless Setting Using Dell Printer Setup

    Reconfiguring the Wireless Setting Using Dell Printer Setup Software and Documentation 1 Insert the disc provided with the printer in your computer. The Dell Printer Setup program launches automatically. 2 Click Configure Printer. 3 Click Wireless Configuration.
  • Page 53: Connecting Your Printer

    Connecting Your Printer To connect your Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer to a computer or device, the following specification must be met for each of the connection type: Connection type Connection specifications Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX/1000 Base-T Wireless (optional) IEEE 802.11b/802.11g/802.11n USB 2.0...
  • Page 54: Connecting Printer To Computer Or Network

    Connecting Printer to Computer or Network NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. Direct Connection A local printer is a printer which is directly connected to your computer using the USB cable. If your printer is connected to a network instead of your computer, skip this section and go to "Network Connection."...
  • Page 55: Network Connection

    Network Connection To connect the printer to a network: 1 Connect the Ethernet cable. 1 Ethernet port To connect the printer to the network, connect one end of an Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port on the rear of the printer, and the other end to a LAN drop or hub. To setup a wireless connection, insert the wireless adapter into the wireless adapter socket on the back of the printer.
  • Page 56: Turning On The Printer

    The printer should not be connected to an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system. NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. Connect the power cable to the power connector on the rear of the printer, and then to a power source.
  • Page 57 2 The Please Select Time Zone appears. Press the button until the desired time zone is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. UTC -12:00 UTC -11:00 Midway Island, Niue, Samoa UTC -10:00 Adak, Hawaii, Tahiti, Cook Islands UTC -09:00 Alaska, Gambier Islands UTC -08:00 Pacific Time (US &...
  • Page 58 4 Please Enter Time appears. Specify the time, and then press the (Set) button. The printer automatically restarts after selecting the (Set) button. Connecting Your Printer...
  • Page 59: Setting The Ip Address

    NOTE: When you assign an IP address manually in IPv6 mode, use the Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool. To display the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, use the link-local address. To confirm the link-local address, print a printer settings report and check the Link-Local Address under Network (Wired) or Network (Wireless).
  • Page 60: When Using The Tool Box

    17 Repeat steps 11 and 12 to set the Gateway Address. 18 Turn off the printer and then turn it on again. When Using the Tool Box 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → → →...
  • Page 61: Verifying The Ip Settings

    Verifying the IP Settings You can confirm the settings by using the operator panel, printing the printer settings report, or using the ping command. Verifying the Settings Using Operator Panel 1 Press the (Menu) button. 2 Press the button until Admin Settings is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button.
  • Page 62 Setting the IP Address...
  • Page 63: Loading Paper

    To avoid paper jams, do not remove the tray while printing is in progress. NOTE: The Software and Documentation disc also contains video instructions. On Dell Printer Setup, click Installation Video. Pull the tray out of the printer about 200 mm.
  • Page 64 4 Before loading the print media, flex the sheets and fan them. Straighten the edges of the stack on a level surface. 5 Load the print media into the tray with the recommended print side facing up. NOTE: Do not exceed the maximum fill line in the tray. Overfilling the tray may cause paper jams. 6 Align the width guides against the edges of the paper.
  • Page 65 8 On the operator panel, press the button until the desired paper size is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 9 Press the button until the desired paper type is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. NOTE: Set the same paper size and type as the actual paper being loaded. An error may occur if the paper size or type setting is different from the loaded paper.
  • Page 66 Loading Paper...
  • Page 67: Installing Printer Drivers On Windows ® Computers

    8 Click Add, and then click OK. Inserting the Software and Documentation Disc Software and Documentation 1 Insert the disc into your computer and click setup_assist.exe to start Dell Printer Setup. NOTE: If the Software and Documentation disc does not launch automatically, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 68: Direct Connection Setup

    Direct Connection Setup For installing PCL and PS printer driver 1 In the Dell Printer Setup window, click Install Printer Driver and Software to launch the installation software. 2 Select Personal Installation, and then click Next. 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to connect the computer and the printer with a USB cable, and then turn the printer on.
  • Page 69 10 To change the printer name, enter the printer name in the Printer name box, and then click Next. To use this printer as the default printer, select the check box displayed under the Printer name, and then click Next. Installation starts.
  • Page 70: Network Connection Setup

    Network Printer Setup on a Local Network For installing PCL and PS printer driver 1 In the Dell Printer Setup window, click Install Printer Driver and Software to launch the installation software. 2 Select Network Installation, and then click Next.
  • Page 71 If you want to restrict color printing, select the appropriate Dell™ ColorTrack option. Enter the password when Color-Password Enabled is selected for Dell ColorTrack.
  • Page 72 8 Click Have Disk to display the Install From Disk dialog box. 9 Click Browse, and then select the extracted folder in step 1. 10 Click OK. 11 Select your printer name and click Next. 12 To change the printer name, enter the printer name in the Printer name box, and then click Next. To use this printer as the default printer, select the Set as the default printer check box, and then click Next.
  • Page 73 D:\Drivers\XPS\Win_7Vista\XPS-V3_C2660.zip (where D is the drive letter of the optical drive) 2 Click Start→ Devices and Printers. 3 Click Add a printer. 4 Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer. 5 Select printer or click The printer that I want isn't listed. NOTE: When you click The printer that I want isn't listed, Find a printer by name or TCP/IP address screen appears.
  • Page 74 To launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, type the printer's IP address in your web browser. The printer configuration appears on the screen. You can set up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to send you an e-mail when the printer needs supplies or intervention.
  • Page 75: Setting Up For Shared Printing

    Setting Up for Shared Printing Software and Documentation You can share your new printer on the network using the disc that comes with your ® printer, or using Microsoft point-and-print or peer-to-peer method. However, if you use one of the Microsoft Software and methods, some features, such as the status monitor and other printer utilities, installed with the Documentation...
  • Page 76: Point And Print

    4 Click Additional Drivers and select the operating systems of all network clients that print to the printer. 5 Click Apply, and then click OK. Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit Edition, or Windows Server 2012 1 Under Desktop mode, right-click the bottom left corner of the screen, and then click Control Panel → Hardware and Sound (Hardware for Windows Server 2012) →...
  • Page 77 3 Right-click the shared printer name, and then click Connect. Wait for the driver information to be copied from the server computer to the client computer, and for a new printer object to be added to the Printers and Faxes folder. The copy time varies, based on network traffic and other factors.
  • Page 78 Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 64-bit Edition 1 On the Windows desktop of the client computer, click Start→ Network. 2 Locate the host name of the server computer, and then double-click the host name. 3 Right-click the shared printer name, and then click Connect. 4 Click Install driver.
  • Page 79: Peer-to-peer

    On the General tab, click Print Test Page. When a test page is printed successfully, installation is complete. Peer-to-Peer If you use the peer-to-peer method, the printer driver is fully installed on each client computer. Network clients retain control of driver modifications. The client computer handles the print job processing. Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition 1 Click start→...
  • Page 80 Windows Vista or Windows Vista 64-bit Edition 1 Click Start→ Control Panel→ Hardware and Sound→ Printers. 2 Click Add a Printer to launch the Add Printer wizard. 3 Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer, and then click Next. If the printer is listed, select the printer and click Next, or select The printer that I want isn't listed and type in the path of the printer in the Select a shared printer by name text box and click Next.
  • Page 81 Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit Edition, or Windows Server 2008 R2 1 Click Start → Devices and Printers. 2 Click Add a Printer. 3 Select Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer. If the printer is listed, select the printer and click Next, or select The printer that I want isn't listed.
  • Page 82 ® Installing Printer Drivers on Windows Computers...
  • Page 83: Installing Printer Drivers On Macintosh Computers

    1 Run the Software and Documentation disc on the Macintosh computer. 2 Double-click the Dell C2660 Installer icon, and then click Continue. 3 When the popup dialog box prompts you for confirming the program included in the installation package, click Continue.
  • Page 84: Configuring Settings

    6 Name and Print Using (Use for Mac OS X 10.8) are automatically entered. NOTE: If "AirPrint Printer" is automatically selected for Print Using, select "Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer" manually. 7 Click Add. 8 Specify the options that have been installed on the printer, and then click Continue.
  • Page 85: Installing Printer Drivers On Linux Computers (cups)

    1 Select Applications→ System Tools (Accessories for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop)→ Terminal. 2 Type the following command in the terminal window. (Type the administrator password) rpm -ivh (Type the file path)/Dell-C2660-Color- Laser-x.x-x.noarch.rpm The printer driver is installed. Setting Up the Queue To execute printing, you must set up the print queue on your workstation.
  • Page 86: Setting The Default Queue

    For USB connections: Select Dell C2660dn Color Laser USB #1 or Dell C2660dn Color Laser from the Device menu, and click Continue. 4 Select Dell C2660dn Color Laser PS vx.x (en) from the Model menu, and click Add Printer. 5 Type root as the user name, type the administrator password, and click OK.
  • Page 87: Specifying The Printing Options

    3 Repeat the command above for all queues for the same model. 4 Type the following command in the terminal window. (Type the administrator password) rpm -e Dell-C2660-Color-Laser The printer driver is uninstalled. Installing Printer Drivers on Linux Computers (CUPS)
  • Page 88: Operation On Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

    Printer Description and Printer Location do not have to be specified. Select the Do Local Filtering check box, and click Next. Select DELL as Manufacturer. Select C2660dn Color Laser as Model, and click Next. Confirm the settings in Configuration, and click OK.
  • Page 89: Setting The Default Queue

    Printer Description and Printer Location do not have to be specified. Select the Do Local Filtering check box, and click Next. Select DELL as Manufacturer. Select C2660dn Color Laser as Model, and click Next. Confirm the settings in Configuration, and click OK.
  • Page 90: Setting The Password For Authority As The Printer Administrator

    3 Repeat the command above for all queues for the same model. 4 Type the following command in the terminal window. (Type the administrator password) rpm -e Dell-C2660-Color-Laser The printer driver is uninstalled. Operation on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11...
  • Page 91: Installing The Printer Driver

    Select Dell in the Select the printer manufacturer: drop-down menu. Click OK. The Add New Printer Configuration dialog box appears. Select Dell C2660dn Color Laser PS vx.x [Dell/Dell_C2660dn_Color_Laser.ppd.gz] from the Assign Driver list. NOTE: You can specify the printer name in Set Name:.
  • Page 92: Setting The Default Queue

    Printing From the Applications When you have finished setting up the queue you can print jobs from the applications. Start the print job from the application, and specify the queue in the print dialog box. However, sometimes you can print only from the default queue depending on the application (for example Mozilla). In these cases, before you start printing, set queue you want to print to as the default queue.
  • Page 93: Setting The Password For Authority As The Printer Administrator

    3 Repeat the command above for all queues for the same model. 4 Type the following command in the terminal window. (Type the administrator password) rpm -e Dell-C2660-Color-Laser The printer driver is uninstalled. Installing Printer Drivers on Linux Computers (CUPS)
  • Page 94 Installing Printer Drivers on Linux Computers (CUPS)
  • Page 95: Using Your Printer

    Using Your Printer 13 Operator Panel ................95 14 Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool........99 15 Understanding the Tool Box Menus........147 16 Understanding the Printer Menus.......... 161 17 Print Media Guidelines............. 201 18 Loading Print Media ..............207...
  • Page 97: Operator Panel

    Operator Panel About the Operator Panel The operator panel has a 4-line LCD panel, a status LED, control buttons, and a number pad, which allows you to control the printer. 1 Status LED (Ready / Error) • Shows a green light when the printer is ready and a blinking green light when data is being received. •...
  • Page 98: Using The Number Pad

    (Back) button • Returns to the previous screen. (Menu) button • Moves to the top level of the menu. (Set) button • Confirms the entry of values. NOTE: Moving to a different menu or returning to a previous screen cancels the current entry or setting. Make sure to press the (Set) button to save the current entry or setting.
  • Page 99: Changing The Language

    3 Press the button until the desired language is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. When Using the Tool Box 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → → → NOTE: For details about starting the Tool Box, see "Starting the Tool Box."...
  • Page 100 Operator Panel...
  • Page 101: Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool

    This web tool is available only when the printer is connected to a network using an Ethernet cable or the wireless printer adapter. One of the features of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool is E-Mail Alert Setup, which sends e-mail to you or the key operator when the printer needs supplies or intervention.
  • Page 102: Setting Up The Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. NOTE: The Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool pages may be displayed unreadable if the pages were configured by the language different from the language of your web browser. Setting Up From Web Browser ®...
  • Page 103: Setting Up From Operator Panel

    Setting Up From Operator Panel You can launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool only when EWS is set to Enable (the factory default) on the operator panel. Confirm the operator panel setting if you cannot launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.
  • Page 104: Starting The Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool

    Starting the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool To launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, enter the IP address of your printer in your web browser. If you do not know the IP address of your printer, print the printer settings report or display the TCP/IP Settings page, which lists the IP address.
  • Page 105: Copy Printer Settings

    To be notified, type your name or the name of the key operator in the e-mail list box. Set Password Use the Set Password menu to lock the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool with a password so that other users do not inadvertently change the printer settings that you have selected.
  • Page 106: Page Display Format

    Right Frame Top Frame The top frame is located at the top of all pages. When the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool is activated, the current status and specifications of the printer are displayed in the top frame on every page.
  • Page 107: Left Frame

    Links to the Print Server Settings menu. Overview Set Password Links to the Security menu. Online Help Links to the Dell Support website. Order Supplies at: Links to the Dell web page. Contact Dell Support at: Links to the Dell Support website.
  • Page 108: Right Frame

    Changing the Settings of the Menu Items Some menus allow you to change the printer settings through the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. When you access these menus, the authentication window appears on the screen. Type a user name and password for the printer administrator by following the prompts displayed in the dialog box.
  • Page 109 "Print Server Setup Page" "E-Mail Server Setup Page" "Print Server Settings" "Basic Information" "Port Settings" "TCP/IP" "SMB" "E-Mail Server" "Bonjour (mDNS)" "SNMP" "SNTP" "AirPrint" "Google Cloud Print" "Proxy Server" "Wireless LAN" "Wi-Fi Direct" "Reset Print Server" Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 110: Printer Status

    Cover Status Closed Indicates that the cover is closed. Open Indicates that the cover is open. Printer Type Displays the type of the printer. Color Laser is displayed normally. Printing Speed Displays the printing speed. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 111: Printer Jobs

    To verify the printer details such as the hardware configuration and software version. This page can also be displayed by clicking on the Printer Information tab in the left frame. Values: Dell Service Tag Number Displays Dell service tag number. Express Service Code Displays Dell express service code. Asset Tag Number Displays the asset tag number of the printer.
  • Page 112: Printer Settings

    Displays the volume of the tone that is emitted when a print job is complete. Off indicates that the tone is disabled. Fault Tone Displays the volume of the tone that is emitted when a job ends abnormally. Off indicates that the tone is disabled. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 113 Displays PostScript Level3 Compatible communication protocol for each interface. Job Time-out Displays the amount of time the printer waits for data to arrive from the computer. PCL Settings Paper Tray Displays the paper input tray. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 114 Displays the time to delete the files stored as Secure Print in the RAM disk. Recurrence Displays the period to repeat the setting. Weekly Settings Displays the day of the week to repeat the setting. Monthly Settings Displays the day of the month to repeat the setting. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 115 Displays the temperature setting of the fusing unit (-3 to 3) for recycled paper. Auto Registration Adjustment Displays whether to automatically perform color registration adjustment. Adjust Altitude Displays the altitude of the location where the printer is installed. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 116 Order Supplies at: in the left frame. Regular Displays the regular URL (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Premier Displays the premier URL (http://premier.dell.com) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Dell ColorTrack ColorTrack Mode Displays whether to enable the ColorTrack.
  • Page 117 Sets the measurement unit to be used on the LCD panel as either mm or inches. Control Panel Tone Sets the volume of the tone that is emitted when the operator panel input is correct, or disables the tone. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 118 Sets whether to print reports on both sides a sheet of paper. Use Another Tray Sets whether to show a message to select another tray when the specified paper is not available in the paper tray. Power Off Timer feature is available only in certain regions. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 119 Sets the print color mode as Color or Black. This setting is used for print jobs without a specified color print mode. Ignore Form Feed Sets whether to ignore blank pages that only contain Form Feed control codes. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 120 Confirms the set password. Some setting items in the Secure Settings are displayed only when this setting item is enabled. NOTE: You can set the password for the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool from Set Password in Print Server Settings. Software Download Purpose: To set whether to enable download of firmware updates.
  • Page 121 The Printer Maintenance tab includes the Paper Density, Adjust Transfer Belt Unit, Adjust 2nd BTR, Adjust Fusing Unit, Auto Registration Adjustment, Color Registration Adjustments, Reset Defaults, Initialize PrintMeter, Storage, Non-Dell Toner, Adjust Altitude, Clock Settings, and Web Link Customization pages. Paper Density Purpose: To specify the paper density.
  • Page 122 Sets the temperature settings for the fusing unit for cover paper within the range of -3 to 3. Covers Thick Sets the temperature settings for the fusing unit for thick cover paper within the range of -3 to 3. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 123 Power On Wizard Click Start to perform initial setup for the printer. Initialize PrintMeter Purpose: To initialize the print meter of the printer. When the print meter is initialized, the meter count is reset to 0. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 124 Non-Dell Toner Purpose: To use toner cartridge of another manufacturer. WARNING: Using a non-Dell toner cartridge may severely damage your printer. The warranty does not cover damages caused by using non-Dell toner cartridges. Adjust Altitude Purpose: To specify the altitude of the location where the printer is installed.
  • Page 125: Print Server Settings

    Displays the regular URL (http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Premier Displays the premier URL (http://premier.dell.com) that can be linked to Order Supplies at:. Print Server Settings Use the Print Server Settings menu to set the type of printer interface and the necessary conditions for communication.
  • Page 126 IPv4 Subnet Mask Displays the subnet mask when Group Role of Wi-Fi Direct is set to Group Owner. Gateway Address Displays the gateway address when Group Role of Wi-Fi Direct is set to Group Owner. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 127 Displays the notification time-out period. Maximum Number of Displays the maximum number of TTLs. Maximum Number of Displays the maximum number of notifications. Notification Port Status Displays the port status. Connection Time-Out Displays the connection time-out period. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 128 Displays the status of proxy server. Address to Bypass Proxy Displays the address of the bypass proxy server. Server Server Name Displays the server name. Port Number Displays the port number. Authentication Displays the status of authentication feature. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 129 Displays the IP address of servers connected with SMTP protocol when data is incoming. SMTP Server Displays the status of the SMTP server connection. Connection E-Mail Alert Settings E-Mail List 1 Displays the acceptable e-mail addresses for the E-Mail Alert feature specified in E-Mail List 1. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 130 Sets the time interval for refreshing the contents of the status display pages Settings automatically from 15 to 600 seconds. NOTE: The Auto Refresh feature is effective for the contents of the top frame, Printer Status page, Job List page, and Completed Jobs page. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 131 NOTE: The settings in the Port Settings page will be valid only when the printer is rebooted. When you change or configure the settings, click the Apply New Settings button to apply the new settings. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 132 Manual DNS Server Sets the DNS server address. Address DNS Dynamic Update Select the check box to enable dynamic updates to DNS. (IPv4) DNS Dynamic Update Select the check box to enable dynamic updates to DNS. (IPv6) Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 133 HTTP Port Number Sets the port number to 80 or from 8,000 to 9,999. Simultaneous Displays the maximum number of simultaneous connections. Connections Connection Time- Sets the connection time-out period from 1 to 255 seconds. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 134 6 Select Reject. 7 Click the first column of the Access List row 3. 8 Enter "192.168.0.0" in the Address field and "255.255.0.0" in the Address Mask field. 9 Select Accept. 10 Click Apply New Settings. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 135 Sets the POP3 account password using up to 31 alphanumeric characters. Re-enter POP User Confirms the set password. Password Reply Address Designates the reply e-mail address sent with each E-mail Alert. SMTP Server Displays the status of the SMTP server connection. Connection Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 136 Protocol Edit SNMP v3 Click to display the SNMP v3 page and to edit the setting of SNMP v3 Properties protocol from the page. You can click this item only when SSL communication is enabled. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 137 0 and 65,535. Authenticate Error Trap Select the check box to notify Authenticate Error Trap. The default value can be changed by using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. This item is available only when Wi-Fi Direct is set to Enable.
  • Page 138 Sets the location of the printer. Geo-Location Sets the physical location of the printer. LAN2 Name Enters the name that is to be displayed as an AirPrint printer. Supply Levels Cyan Toner Cartridge Displays the cyan toner level. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 139 Sets the port number from 1 to 65535. Authentication Sets whether to enable authentication. Login Name Sets the login name for the proxy server. Password Sets the login password for the proxy server. Retype Password Confirms the set password. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 140 WEP Key 2 Sets the WEP key set used through the wireless network only when WEP 128bit or WEP 64bit is selected for Encryption. Re-enter WEP Key 2 Enters the WEP key 2 again to confirm it. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 141 Displays the number of the device currently connected to the Wi-Fi Direct network. Current Role Displays the current group role of the printer. Current SSID Displays the current SSID. Confirm it when selecting the Wi-Fi Direct network name on your Wi-Fi mobile device. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 142 Set Password Purpose: To set or change the password that is required to access the setup parameters of the printer from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. This page can also be displayed by clicking Set Password in the left frame.
  • Page 143 Displayed only when an e-mail address is specified in the certificate. Use this certificate Click to apply this certificate to the device. Delete Click to delete this certificate. Export This Certificate Click to export the certificate to the other device. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 144 128 alphanumeric characters. Password Sets the login password for IEEE 802.1x authentication using up to 128 alphanumeric characters. Re-enter Password Confirms the set login password. Certificate Validation Select the check box to enable Certificate Validation. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 145: Copy Printer Settings

    And you need to check the Copy the settings to the Host in the above list and reboot the printer menu of the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool in the destination printer to verify if the settings were actually copied or not.
  • Page 146: Tray Settings

    Sets whether to use the printer driver settings for the size and type of paper loaded in the MPF. MPF Paper Size Sets the size of paper loaded in the MPF. MPF Paper Type Sets the type of paper loaded in the MPF. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 147 Sets the paper source to be used as the third priority. This item is available only when Panel Specified in MPF Mode is selected. This item is available only when the optional 550-sheet feeder is installed. Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 148 Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool...
  • Page 149: Understanding The Tool Box Menus

    In this case, input the password that you have already specified, and click OK to apply the settings. Starting the Tool Box 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → →...
  • Page 150: Menu Settings

    Menu Settings Purpose: To display the menu settings of the printer. Values: System Settings Power Saver Timer - Sleep Displays the amount of transition time to the Sleep mode after the printer finishes a job. Power Saver Timer - Deep Sleep Displays the amount of transition time between the Sleep mode and the Deep Sleep mode.
  • Page 151: Reports

    Displays the label paper density settings. Auto Registration Auto Registration Adjustment Displays whether to automatically adjust color Adjustment registration. Non-Dell Toner Non-Dell Toner Displays whether to use toner cartridge of another manufacturer. Adjust Altitude Adjust Altitude Displays the altitude of the location where the printer is installed.
  • Page 152: Tcp/ip Settings

    PDF Fonts List Click this button to print a list of the PDF fonts. Job History Click this button to print the Completed Jobs history of the printer. Error History Click this button to print the error history of the printer. Print Meter Click this button to print the report for the total number of pages printed.
  • Page 153: Panel Language

    Tray 2 Custom Size - Y Displays the length of custom size paper loaded in the optional 550-sheet feeder. Tray 2 Custom Size - X Displays the width of custom size paper loaded in the optional 550-sheet feeder. Tray 2 Paper Type Displays the paper type setting of the optional 550-sheet feeder.
  • Page 154 Auto Reset 45 seconds Sets the amount of time before the printer automatically resets the settings on the operator panel to the defaults 1 minute when no additional settings are made. 2 minutes 3 minutes 4 minutes Fault Time-out Sets the amount of time the printer waits before canceling a job when the job stops abnormally.
  • Page 155 Enable A4<>Letter Prints A4 size jobs on Letter size paper if A4 is not Switch available in the paper trays and vice versa (Letter size job on A4 size paper). Does not print A4 size jobs on Letter size paper or Letter size jobs on A4 paper.
  • Page 156: Maintenance

    This item is available only when the optional 550-sheet feeder is installed. Maintenance CAUTION: Using a non-Dell toner cartridge may severely damage your printer. The warranty does not cover damages caused by using non-Dell toner cartridges. Purpose: To configure the paper density, the color registration adjustments, the initialization of the printer, and other settings.
  • Page 157: Tray Settings

    Reset Defaults Initializes the system parameters. Initialize Print Meter Click Initialize Print Meter to initialize the Print Meter. Non-Dell Toner Enables the use of another manufacturer's toner cartridge. Disables the use of another manufacturer's toner cartridge. Adjust Altitude 0 meter Sets the altitude of the location where the printer is installed.
  • Page 158 Plain Thick Covers(106–163g/m Covers Thick(164–216g/m Coated(106–163g/m Coated Thick(164–216g/m Label Envelope Recycled Letterhead Preprinted Prepunched Color Plain - Side 2 Color - Side 2 Plain Thick - Side 2 Recycled - Side 2 Tray 1 Display Displays a popup message that prompts the user to Popup set Paper Type and Paper Size when the paper is loaded in tray1.
  • Page 159 Color - Side 2 Plain Thick - Side 2 Recycled - Side 2 Tray 2 Display Displays a popup message that prompts the user to Popup set Paper Type and Paper Size when the paper is loaded in the optional 550-sheet feeder. Tray 2 Paper Size Auto Sets the size of paper loaded in the optional 550­...
  • Page 160: Panel Language

    Panel Language Purpose: To determine the language of the text on the LCD panel. Values: Panel Language English Sets the language to be used on the LCD panel. French Italian German Spanish Danish Dutch Norwegian Swedish Apply New Settings After you change the settings, click this button to apply the changes. Restart printer to apply new settings Click this button to apply the changes.
  • Page 161: Network Settings

    Restart printer to apply new settings Click this button to restart the printer and apply the changes. This item is available only when Display of Dell Configuration Web Tool is set to On. Diagnosis The Diagnosis tab includes the Chart Print and Environment Sensor Info pages.
  • Page 162: Resetting Defaults

    ColorTrack Error Report settings • Non Registered User settings When Using the Tool Box 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → → → NOTE: For details about starting the Tool Box, see "Starting the Tool Box."...
  • Page 163: Understanding The Printer Menus

    Understanding the Printer Menus When your printer is connected to a network and available to a number of users, the access to the Admin Settings can be limited. This prevents other users from using the operator panel to inadvertently change a user default that has been set by the administrator.
  • Page 164: Error History

    The selected report or list is printed. Printing a Report/List Using the Tool Box 1 Click Start→ All Programs→ Dell Printers→ Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer→ Tool Box. NOTE: For details about starting the Tool Box, see "Starting the Tool Box."...
  • Page 165 Paper Tray Purpose: To specify the default paper tray. Values: Auto Tray1 Tray2 This item is available only when the optional 550-sheet feeder is installed. Paper Size Purpose: To specify the default paper size. Values: mm series Letter Executive Folio Legal Envelope #10 Monarch...
  • Page 166 Custom Size Denotes country-specific factory default value. NOTE: Selecting a custom size for the paper size prompts you to enter a custom length and width. Orientation Purpose: To specify how text and graphics are oriented on the page. Values: Portrait Prints text and graphics parallel to the short edge of the paper.
  • Page 167 AntiqueOlv It Times New It HelveticaNr AntiqueOlv Bd Times New Bd HelveticaNr Ob CG Omega Times New BdIt HelveticaNr Bd CG Omega It Symbol HelveticaNrBdOb CG Omega Bd Wingdings N C Schbk Roman CG Omega BdIt Line Printer N C Schbk It GaramondAntiqua Times Roman N C Schbk Bd...
  • Page 168 See also: "Pitch and Point Size" Font Pitch Purpose: To specify the font pitch for scalable mono spaced fonts. Values: 10.00 Sets the value in increments of 0.01. Available Range: 6.00–24.00 Font pitch refers to the number of fixed-space characters in a horizontal inch of type. For non-scalable mono spaced fonts, the pitch is displayed, but cannot be changed.
  • Page 169 Quantity Purpose: To set the default print quantity. (Set the number of copies required for a specific job from the printer driver. Values selected from the printer driver always override values selected from the operator panel.) Values: Sets the value in increments of 1. Available Range: 1–999 Image Enhance Purpose:...
  • Page 170: Pdf

    Add-CR The CR command is added. CR=CR, LF=CR-LF, FF=CR-FF CR-XX The CR and LF commands are added. CR=CR-LF, LF=CR-LF, FF=CR-FF Default Color Purpose: To specify the color mode to Color or Black. This setting is used for a print job that does not specify a print mode. Values: Black Prints in the black and white mode.
  • Page 171 Print Mode Purpose: To specify the print mode. Value: Normal For documents with normal sized characters. High Quality For documents with small characters or thin lines, or documents printed using a dot-matrix printer. High Speed Prints with the higher speed than the Normal mode, but the quality is less. PDF Password Purpose: To specify the password to print the secure PDF.
  • Page 172 Default Color Purpose: To specify the output color. Value: Color (Auto) Black Use the PS menu to change printer settings that only affect jobs using the PostScript Level3 Compatible emulation printer language. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default menu settings. PS Error Report Purpose: To specify whether the contents of the errors concerning PostScript Level3 Compatible page description language...
  • Page 173: Network

    Default Color Purpose: To specify the color mode to Color or Black. This setting is used for a print job which does not specify a print mode. Values: Color Prints in the color mode. Black Prints in the black and white mode. Network Use the Network menu to change the printer settings affecting jobs sent to the printer through the wired or wireless network.
  • Page 174 PassPhrase Entry When you select an access point using WPA, WPA2, or Mixed as the encryption type, enter the passphrase of 8 to 63 alphanumeric characters. Manual Setup Enter Network (SSID) Specifies a name to identify the wireless network. Up to 32 alphanumeric characters can be entered.
  • Page 175 WPS Setup NOTE: WPS Setup is available only when the printer is connected using the wireless network. Purpose: To configure the wireless network using WPS. Values: Push Button Control Cancel Cancels the wireless setting with the encryption type of WPS-PBC. Start Configures the wireless setting with the encryption type of WPS-PBC.
  • Page 176 Reset Passphrase Resets the pass phrase. WPS Setup Configures the Wi-Fi Direct network using WPS. Push Button Control Configures the Wi-Fi Direct network with WPS-PBC. PIN Code Configures the Wi-Fi Direct network using PIN code assigned automatically by the printer. PIN Code Displays the current PIN code only when WPS Setup is set to PIN Code.
  • Page 177 Disable Ipsec Disables Ipsec. Ipsec feature is available only when IPsec is enabled on the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Protocols Purpose: To enable or disable each protocol. The change becomes effective after the printer is turned off and then on again.
  • Page 178 Google Cloud Print Disable Disables Google Cloud Print. Enable Enables Google Cloud Print. HTTP-SSL/TLS feature is available only when a digital certificate is set from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. IP Filter NOTE: Port9100 IP Filter feature is available only for Purpose: To block data received from certain IP addresses through the wired or wireless network.
  • Page 179: Usb Settings

    PS Data Format Purpose: To specify PostScript Level3 Compatible communication protocol for a parallel interface, you can configure the PS Data Format settings for the wired network. The change becomes effective after the printer is turned off and then on again. Values: Auto Used when auto-detecting the PostScript Level3 Compatible communication protocol.
  • Page 180: System Settings

    Job Time-out Purpose: To specify the amount of time the printer waits for data to arrive from the computer. The print job is cancelled if the time-out time is exceeded. Values: Disables the job time-out. 30 seconds Sets the time the printer waits for data to arrive from the computer. Available Range: 5–300 seconds System Settings...
  • Page 181 The printer automatically returns to the standby mode from the power saver mode when it receives data from the computer. You can also change the status of the printer to the standby mode by pressing any button on the operator panel.
  • Page 182 Audio Tone Purpose: To configure settings for tones emitted by the printer during operation or when a warning message appears. Values: Control Panel Does not emit a tone when the operator panel input is correct. Emits a tone when the operator panel input is correct. Invalid Key Does not emit a tone when the operator panel input is incorrect.
  • Page 183 Denotes country-specific factory default values. inch series Letter Denotes country-specific factory default values. A4<>Letter Switch Purpose: To print A4 size jobs on Letter size paper if A4 is not available or to print Letter size jobs on A4 size paper if Letter size paper is not available.
  • Page 184 Print ID Purpose: To specify a location where the user ID is printed. Values: Does not print the user ID. Top Left Prints the user ID on the top left of the page. Top Right Prints the user ID on the top right of the page. Bottom Left Prints the user ID on the bottom left of the page.
  • Page 185 RAM Disk Purpose: To allocate memory to the RAM disk file system for the Secure Print, Private Mail Box Print, Public Mail Box Print, and Proof Print features. The change becomes effective after the printer is turned off and then on again. Values: Does not allocate memory to the RAM disk file system.
  • Page 186 To specify whether to permit the printing of data without authentication information. Values: Does not permit non-account user to print the data. Permits non-account user to print the data. Set Non Account User Password using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Understanding the Printer Menus...
  • Page 187 Auto Color To Mono Print NOTE: Auto Color To Mono Print feature is available when Dell ColorTrack is disabled. Purpose: To specify whether to print all print jobs in black and white even when color print is specified. Values: Prints according to the specified color mode.
  • Page 188: Maintenance

    Use Another Tray Purpose: To change to another paper tray when a paper size runs out in the specified paper tray. Values: Does not print on other paper sizes in other paper trays if the paper size specified in the job runs out. Shows a message to select another tray when the specified paper runs out in the paper tray.
  • Page 189 Adjust Transfer Belt Unit Purpose: To adjust the transfer bias when ghosting occur. (The ghost image may be the image of the previous page, or a part of the page currently printing) Values: K Offset If faint black colored ghosts appear, try to decrease the value. Available Range: -5 to +5 YMC Offset If faint ghosts in color (yellow, magenta, or cyan) appear, try to decrease...
  • Page 190 Adjust Fusing Unit NOTE: The print quality changes depending on the setting values you select for this item. Purpose: To adjust the temperature setting of the fusing unit for each paper type. Values: Plain Sets the fusing unit temperature in increments of 1. The default settings may not give the best output on all paper types.
  • Page 191: Auto Reg Adjust

    Color Reg Adjust Purpose: To manually perform color registration adjustment. Manual Color Registration Adjustments are required when the printer is initially installed and after the printer is moved. NOTE: feature can be configured when is set to Color Reg Adjust Auto Reg Adjust Values: Auto Correct...
  • Page 192 Purpose: To use toner cartridge of another manufacturer. CAUTION: Using a non-Dell toner cartridge may severely damage your printer. The warranty does not cover damages caused by using non-Dell toner cartridges. Values: Does not use toner cartridge of another manufacturer.
  • Page 193: Secure Settings

    Secure Settings Use the Secure Settings menu to set a password to limit access to the menus. This prevents items from being changed accidentally. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default menu settings. See also: "Panel Lock" Panel Lock Purpose: To set a limited access to Admin Settings with a password, and to set or change the password.
  • Page 194 Executive Folio Legal Envelope #10 Monarch Custom Size inch series Use Driver Settings Letter Executive Folio Legal Envelope #10 Monarch Custom Size Paper Type Plain Plain Thick Covers Covers Thick Coated Coated Thick Label Envelope Recycled Letterhead Preprinted Prepunched Color Plain S2 Color S2 Plain Thick S2...
  • Page 195: Tray 1

    On* Displays a popup message that prompts to set Paper Type when paper is loaded in the MPF. Paper Size This item is available only when MPF Mode is set to Panel Specified Tray 1 Purpose: To specify the paper loaded in tray1. Values: Paper Size mm series...
  • Page 196: Tray 2

    Display Popup Off Does not display a popup message that prompts to set when Paper Type Paper Size paper is loaded in tray1. Displays a popup message that prompts to set when paper Paper Type Paper Size is loaded in tray1. Denotes country-specific factory default value.
  • Page 197: Tray Priority

    Tray Priority Purpose: To set the priority order of the paper trays for automatic tray selection. If paper trays loaded with the same paper size and type exists, the paper tray is selected according to this priority order. Values: 1st Priority Sets the MPF as the first priority.
  • Page 198: Print Menu

    Print Menu Use the Print Menu to print a job using the Secure Print, Private Mail Box Print, Public Mail Box Print, and Proof Print features. NOTE: Values marked by an asterisk (*) are the factory default menu settings. Secure Print NOTE: Secure Print feature is available only when RAM Disk is set to Purpose:...
  • Page 199: Public Mail Box

    Input Number of Sets the number of copies. Copies Print and Delete Deletes all documents from print memory after printing them. Input Number of Sets the number of copies. Copies Delete Deletes all documents from print memory. This item is available only when the multiple print jobs are stored. The document name is displayed.
  • Page 200: Proof Print

    Proof Print NOTE: Proof Print feature is available only when RAM Disk is set to On. Purpose: To specify whether and how to print the job stored in the Proof Print. When the print job is sent from the printer driver on the computer, a single copy is printed for you to check the print result.
  • Page 201: Disabling The Panel Lock

    6 Press the button until Enable is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 7 Enter the new password, and then press the (Set) button. CAUTION: Be sure to remember the password. The procedure described below allows you to reset the password. •...
  • Page 202 Understanding the Printer Menus...
  • Page 203: Print Media Guidelines

    Print Media Guidelines Print media refers to paper, labels, envelopes, and coated paper among others. Your printer provides high-quality printing on a variety of print media. Selecting the appropriate print media for your printer helps avoid printing troubles. This section describes selecting and caring for print media. NOTE: Use only laser print media.
  • Page 204: Recommended Paper

    Fiber Content Most high-quality xerographic paper is made from 100 % chemically pulped wood. Paper containing fibers such as cotton may lead to degraded paper handling. Recommended Paper To ensure the best print quality and feed reliability, use 75 g/m (20 lb) xerographic paper.
  • Page 205: Selecting Pre-printed Media And Letterheads

    Selecting Pre-Printed Media and Letterheads When selecting pre-printed and letterhead paper for the printer: • Use grain long paper for best results. • Use only forms and letterheads printed using an offset lithographic or engraved printing process. • Select paper that absorb ink, but does not bleed. • Avoid paper with rough or heavily textured surfaces.
  • Page 206: Labels

    • Adjust the guide to fit the width of the envelopes. • To load an envelope into the MPF, insert the envelope with the flaps closed or open and the short-edge of the envelope facing into the printer. The print side must be facing up. • See "Loading an Envelope in the MPF"...
  • Page 207: Storing Print Media

    • Do not use label sheets that have adhesive to the edge of the sheet. It is recommended that zone coating of the adhesive is done at least 1 mm (0.04 inches) away from edges. Adhesive material contaminates your printer and could void your warranty.
  • Page 208: Supported Paper Types

    For Plain and Label paper, you can set the paper density by selecting the Paper Density (Light or Normal) under Maintenance from the operator panel, Tool Box, or Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool. Once you set the Paper Density settings, the printer uses the settings for Plain and Label paper.
  • Page 209: Loading Print Media

    Loading Print Media Loading print media properly helps prevent jams and ensures trouble-free printing. Before loading any print media, identify the recommended print side of the print media. This information is usually indicated on the print media package. Capacity Tray1 can hold: •...
  • Page 210: Loading Print Media In The Mpf

    Print media source Print side Page orientation Tray1 and optional 550-sheet Letterhead enters the printer Face down feeder last Letterhead enters the printer Face down last Loading Print Media in the MPF 1 Gently pull open the MPF cover. Loading Print Media...
  • Page 211 2 Extend the extension tray as necessary. 3 Slide the width guides to the edge of the tray. Th width guides should be fully extended. 4 Insert all media facing up and top edge first into the MPF. NOTE: Do not force the print media into the MPF. 5 Slide both width guides until they rest lightly against the edge of the print media stack.
  • Page 212: Loading An Envelope In The Mpf

    6 On the operator panel, press the button until the desired paper size is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 7 Press the button until the desired paper type is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. Loading an Envelope in the MPF Use the following guidelines when loading envelopes in the MPF: CAUTION: Never use envelopes with windows, coated linings, or self-stick adhesives.
  • Page 213: Using The Mpf

    Load the envelopes short edge feed with the flaps open or closed and the print side up. Ensure that the flaps come at the bottom with the flaps open or at the top with the flaps closed when you face towards the printer.
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  • Page 215: Printing

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  • Page 217: Printing

    Printing This chapter covers tips for printing, how to print certain information from your printer, and how to cancel a job. Tips for Successful Printing Tips on Storing Print Media Store your print media properly. For more information, see "Storing Print Media." Avoiding Paper Jams CAUTION: Before buying large quantities of any print media, it is recommended that you try a sample first.
  • Page 218: Canceling A Print Job

    Canceling a Print Job There are several methods for canceling a job. • Canceling a Job From the Operator Panel • Canceling a Job From a Computer Running Windows Canceling a Job From the Operator Panel To cancel a job after it has started printing: 1 Press the (Cancel) button.
  • Page 219: Duplex Printing

    Duplex Printing Duplex printing (or two-sided printing) allows you to print on both sides of a sheet of paper. For sizes that are acceptable for duplex printing, see "Supported Paper Sizes." Duplex Printing With Duplex Unit 1 Click Start→ Devices and Printers. For Windows XP: Click start→...
  • Page 220: Using The Stored Print Feature

    Flip on Long Edge Assumes binding along the long edge of the page (left edge for portrait orientation and top edge for landscape orientation). The following illustration shows long-edge binding for portrait and landscape pages: Portrait Landscape Flip on Short Edge Assumes binding along the short edge of the page (top edge for portrait orientation and left edge for landscape orientation).
  • Page 221: Overview

    Overview The stored printing feature includes the following job types. Secure Print You can temporarily store print jobs secured with a password in the memory. Users with the password can print them from the operator panel. This feature can be used to print confidential documents. A stored print job will be deleted after you print it or at a designated time.
  • Page 222: Procedures For Printing Stored Print

    Proof Print The collated print job is stored in the memory, but a single copy is printed automatically so you can check the print result. If you do not have problems with the print result, you can choose to print more copies. This prevents large number of misprinted copies from being printed at one time.
  • Page 223: Printing With Web Services On Devices (wsd)

    4 Press the button until the desired user ID is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. NOTE: Secure Print and Private Mail Box Print require specifying a password for confidentiality. If you select Public Mail Box Print or Proof Print, proceed to step 6. 5 Enter the password using the number pad, and then press the (Set) button.
  • Page 224: Printer Setup

    For Windows Server 2008 R2: 1 Click Start→ Administrative Tools→ Server Manager. 2 Select Add Roles from the Action menu. 3 Check the Print and Document Services check box on the Server Roles window in the Add Roles Wizard, and then click Next.
  • Page 225: Printing With Wi-fi Direct

    5 If prompted, install the printer driver on your computer. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. 6 Complete the additional steps in the wizard, and then click Finish. 7 Print a test page to verify print installation. Click Start→...
  • Page 226 9 Press the button until Connection Status is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. 10 Ensure no device is connected with the Wi-Fi Direct connection. NOTE: When other device is connected ( is displayed on ), you can not use the Wi-Fi Direct Connection Status connection.
  • Page 227: Printing Via Wi-fi Direct

    Computers." For iOS You need to install the printing application such as Mobile Print App for Dell, and then the printer is ready for use. For Android You need to install the printing application such as Dell Mobile Print, and then the printer is ready for use.
  • Page 228: Resetting The Pin

    Android OS Download the Dell Mobile Print app for free from Google Play™. Easy to use and navigate, the Dell Mobile Print app enables direct printing of photos, documents web content and more, to supported Dell printers on a Wi-Fi or Ethernet network.
  • Page 229: Printing With Airprint

    1 Ensure that the printer is connected to the network. 2 Launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool by entering the IP address of the printer in your web browser. For more information, see "Setting Up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool" and "Starting the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool."...
  • Page 230: Registering The Printer To Your Google Account

    "Setting Up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool" and "Starting the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool." 2 When the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool opens, go to the pages in the Print Server Settings tab. Click Port Settings. In Port Status, select the On check box for Google Cloud Print.
  • Page 231: Printing A Report Page

    You can change most of the print settings from the application you are printing from. If your printer is attached to the network, you can also change settings from the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. To launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, type the printer's IP address in your web browser. To find your printer's IP address, see "Verifying the IP Settings."...
  • Page 232 To change the paper type and size, choose Tray Settings from the topics list. To change the ColorTrack settings, choose Print Volume from the topics list, and then select the Dell ColorTrack tab. To copy your system settings to another printer on the network, choose Copy Printer Settings from the topics list, and then type the other printer's IP address.
  • Page 233: Know Your Printer

    Know Your Printer 20 Understanding Your Printer Software ........233 21 Using Digital Certificates ............245 22 Understanding Fonts ..............253 23 Understanding Printer Messages .......... 259 24 Specifications................263...
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  • Page 235: Understanding Your Printer Software

    When you cannot get information from the printer automatically by two-way communication, a window prompting you to type the Service Tag appears. Type the Service Tag of your Dell printer in the field provided. Your Service Tag is located inside the front cover of your printer.
  • Page 236: Printer Utility Software

    Quick Launch Utility is only supported on Microsoft Windows To use the Quick Launch Utility, select to install the Quick Launch Utility when you install the Dell software. To install the Dell software, follow the instructions below. Software and Documentation 1 Insert the disc into your computer and click setup_assist.exe to start Dell Printer...
  • Page 237: Status Monitor Widget For Macintosh

    Macintosh and the printer. Status Monitor Widget Feature • Monitoring Dell Printers Allows you to check the status of Dell printers currently connected to your Macintosh • Receiving Alerts Alerts you to problems, such as paper jams or low toner • Ordering Supplies...
  • Page 238: Opening And Closing The Status Monitor Widget

    Opening and Closing the Status Monitor Widget Opening the Status Monitor Widget Click the Dashboard icon in the Dock to launch Dashboard. Click the Plus (+) sign to display the Widget Bar. Click the icon of Status Monitor in the Widget Bar. The Printer Status window appears. NOTE: If the message Select a printer is displayed, select your printer in Preferences.
  • Page 239: Order Window

    Printer Status Image Area Displays the image of printer condition. • Estimated Toner Level image Displays the estimated toner level of each color if the printer is functioning properly. NOTE: If the utility does not receive a response from the printer, the Unknown toner image is displayed. • Printer error image Displays an indication image when an error occurs.
  • Page 240: Preferences

    Order Online • Visit Dell printer supplies ordering web site hyperlink Click the Visit Dell printer supplies ordering web site hyperlink to access the web site for ordering Dell printer supplies. • URL list Displays a list of available URLs where you can order Dell printer supplies.
  • Page 241: Status Monitor Console For Linux

    Linux and the printer. Status Monitor Console Feature • Monitoring Dell Printers Allows you to check the status of Dell printers currently connected to your Linux. • Receiving Alerts Alerts you to problems, such as paper jams or low toner.
  • Page 242: Installing The Status Monitor Console

    2 Select your printer. The Printer Status window appears. For more information on Printer Status window, see "Printer Status Window." • You can order supplies from the Dell Supplies Management System window. See "Dell Supplies Management System Window." Printer Selection Window Printers list All the printers registered in the CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) are displayed in a list.
  • Page 243: Printer Status Window

    Click this button to open the Settings window. Details button Click this button to open the Printer Status window. If a non-supported printer is selected, it opens the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For details on the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, see "Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool."...
  • Page 244: Dell Supplies Management System Window

    Displays an alert message when any remaining toner is low, empty, or unknown. Order Online • Order Supplies Online button Click this button to access the web site for ordering Dell printer supplies. This button appears when the amount of toners becomes less than 30%. Refresh button Click this button to update the status of the printer.
  • Page 245: Service Tag Window

    Click this button to open the procurement and support web site. • Select Reorder URL Displays a list of available URLs where you can order Dell printer supplies. Select a URL address to use when the Order Supplies Online button is clicked.
  • Page 246 Enter the Community name of SNMP in the Community Name text box. Order URL • Select Reorder URL The selected URL address is set as default web site for the Select Reorder URL in the Dell Supplies Management System window. Understanding Your Printer Software...
  • Page 247: Using Digital Certificates

    • "Setting HTTPS Communication" Setting HTTPS Communication Before managing certificates, set HTTPS communication with a self-signed certificate. When Using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool 1 Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Open the web browser. Enter the IP address of your printer in the web browser.
  • Page 248: Importing A Digital Certificate

    NOTE: After importing a PKCS#12 format certificate, the secret key is not exported even if you execute exporting. 1 Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Open the web browser. Enter the IP address of your printer in the web browser.
  • Page 249: Confirming The Settings Of A Digital Certificate

    NOTE: To manage digital certificates, you must set up HTTPS communication. For details, see "Preparing to Manage Certificates." 1 Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Open the web browser. Enter the IP address of your printer in the web browser.
  • Page 250: Exporting A Digital Certificate

    Since the secret key is not exported, an imported PKCS#12 format certificate can be exported only as a PKCS#7 certificate. 1 Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Open the web browser. Enter the IP address of your printer in the web browser.
  • Page 251: Setting The Features

    Setting the Features You can set various security features using digital certificates. See the following for details: • "Setting the Certificate in the IPsec Digital Signature Mode" • "Setting the SSL-use Server Certificate (HTTP/IPP)" • "Setting for Wireless LAN WPA-Enterprise (EAP-TLS)" • "Setting for Wireless LAN WPA-Enterprise (PEAPV0-MS-CHAPV2, EAP-TTLS PAP, EAP-TTLS CHAP)"...
  • Page 252: Setting For Wireless Lan Wpa-enterprise (eap-tls)

    1 Import the certificate to be used with Wireless LAN (server or root certificate). For details, see "Importing a Digital Certificate." 2 Set the digital certificate for wireless LAN (server or root certificate). Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Select Print Server Settings. Click the Security tab.
  • Page 253: Eap-ttls Chap)

    Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Click the Print Server Settings tab. Select Wireless LAN. NOTE: This setting is available only when the optional wireless adapter is installed. Select either of the following from the Encryption list of Secure Settings.
  • Page 254: Setting Client Certificate For Ieee 802.1x (eap-tls)

    The certificate displayed with an asterisk as "*Valid" in the Validity column is the certificate associated with the use purpose and actually used. 4 Set WPA-Enterprise for PEAPV0-MS-CHAPV2, EAP-TTLS PAP, or EAP-TTLS CHAP. Launch Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. Click the Print Server Settings tab. Select Wireless LAN.
  • Page 255: Understanding Fonts

    Understanding Fonts Typefaces and Fonts typeface A font is a set of characters and symbols created with a distinct design. The distinct design is called a . The typefaces you select add personality to a document. Well-chosen typefaces make a document easier to read. The printer has numerous resident fonts in PCL 5/PCL 6 and PostScript Level3 Compatible.
  • Page 256: Bitmapped And Scalable Fonts

    proportional typographic ) fonts, every character can have a different width. Since proportional fonts have Point size characters with different widths, the font size is specified in point size, not pitch. refers to the height of point the characters in the font. A is defined as 1/72 inch.
  • Page 257: Resident Fonts

    These temporary bitmapped fonts are deleted when you turn off or reset the printer. Scalable fonts provide the flexibility of printing in many different point sizes. Your printer uses different scalable font formats for downloading fonts to the printer. PCL 5/PCL 6 uses Intellifont and TrueType scalable fonts.
  • Page 258 Resident bitmapped and scalable fonts PCL 5/PCL 6 PostScript Level3 Compatible CG Omega CG Omega CG Omega It CG Omega Italic CG Omega Bd CG Omega Bold CG Omega BdIt CG Omega Bold Italic Garamond Antiqua Garamond Antiqua Garamond Krsv Garamond Kursiv Garamond Hlb Garamond Halbfett...
  • Page 259 Resident bitmapped and scalable fonts PCL 5/PCL 6 PostScript Level3 Compatible Wingdings Wingdings Line Printer Times Roman Times-Roman Times It Times-Italic Times Bd Times-Bold Times BdIt Times-BoldItalic Helvetica Helvetica Helvetica Ob Helvetica-Oblique Helvetica Bd Helvetica-Bold Helvetica BdOb Helvetica-BoldOblique CourierPS Courier CourierPS Ob Courier Oblique CourierPS Bd...
  • Page 260: Symbol Sets

    Resident bitmapped and scalable fonts PCL 5/PCL 6 PostScript Level3 Compatible ITC A G Go Bk AvantGarde-GothicBook ITC A G Go BkOb AvantGarde-GothicBookOblique ITC A G Go Dm AvantGarde-GothicDemi ITC A G Go DmOb AvantGarde-GothicDemiOblique ZapfC MdIt ZapfChancery-MediumItalic ZapfDingbats ZapfDingbats Symbol Sets A symbol set is the collection of alphabetic and numeric characters, punctuation, and special characters available in the font you select.
  • Page 261: Understanding Printer Messages

    Understanding Printer Messages The LCD panel displays error messages describing the current state of the printer and indicates possible printer problems you must resolve. This chapter provides a list of error codes and informs you what you can do to clear error messages.
  • Page 262 IPsec certificate error. (Certificate error of the printer.) The certificate of the printer is invalid. Contact your system administrator. Reset the certificate from other connectable clients with Dell™ Printer Configuration Web Tool. If no device can be connected, disconnect Ethernet cable, turn off the IPsec, and then reset the certificate with Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool.
  • Page 263 Error-Code What you can do 075-910 Make sure that the multipurpose feeder (MPF) is fully installed. 077-300 Close the front cover. 077-301 Close the right side cover. 077-302 Close the rear cover. 091-911 Remove the used waste toner box, and install a new toner box. For more information about replacing the waste toner box, see "Replacing the Waste Toner Box."...
  • Page 264 "Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR), and the Retard Roller." 193-700 When genuine toner cartridges are installed, change the Non-Dell Toner setting to disable using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool or the Tool Box. Understanding Printer Messages...
  • Page 265: Specifications

    Specifications Operating System Compatibility ® ® Your Dell™ C2660dn Color Laser Printer is compatible with Microsoft Windows XP , Windows XP 64-bit Edition, ® Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 64-bit ®...
  • Page 266: Mib Compatibility

    This information helps network administrators manage the network (analyze performance, traffic, errors, and so on). Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer complies with standard industry MIB specifications, allowing the printer to be recognized and managed by various printer and network management software systems.
  • Page 267: Cables

    Cables Your interconnection cable must meet the following requirements: Connection type Connection specifications and symbols Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/ 1000Base-T USB 2.0 Wireless adapter socket IEEE 802.11b/802.11g/802.11n Print Specifications Item Description Print resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi Print speed Simplex: Color 27 ppm, Black & White 27ppm (A4) Duplex: Color 18 ppm, Black &...
  • Page 268: Optional Wireless Adapter

    Optional Wireless Adapter Item Description Connectivity technology Wireless Compliant standards IEEE 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n Bandwidth 2.4 GHz Data transfer rate IEEE 802.11n: 65 Mbps IEEE 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, and 6 Mbps IEEE 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps Security 64 (40-bit key)/128 (104-bit key) WEP , WPA- PSK (TKIP , AES), WPA2-PSK (AES), WPA-Enterprise (TKIP , AES)
  • Page 269: Maintaining Your Printer

    Maintaining Your Printer 25 Maintaining Your Printer ............269 26 Removing Options ..............303 27 Clearing Jams................307...
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  • Page 271: Maintaining Your Printer

    You can order consumables (toner cartridges, drum cartridges, and waste toner box) from Dell on the Internet when using a networked printer. Type the IP address of your printer in your web browser, launch the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, and click the Order Supplies at: to order consumables for your printer.
  • Page 272: Storing Print Media

    Storing Print Media To avoid potential paper feeding problems and uneven print quality, there are several things you can do: • To achieve the best possible print quality, store print media in an environment where the temperature is approximately 21 °C (70 °F) and the relative humidity is 40 %. • Store cartons of print media on a pallet or shelf, rather than directly on the floor.
  • Page 273: Replacing The Toner Cartridges

    To order by phone, see "Contacting Dell." It is recommended to use Dell toner cartridges for your printer. Dell does not provide warranty coverage for problems caused by using accessories, parts, or components not supplied by Dell.
  • Page 274: Installing A Toner Cartridge

    Installing a Toner Cartridge 1 Unpack a new toner cartridge of the desired color. 2 Shake the new toner cartridge five or six times to distribute the toner evenly. 3 Insert the toner cartridge into the associated cartridge slot, and then push until it stops. 4 Close the front cover.
  • Page 275: Replacing The Drum Cartridges

    Replacing the Drum Cartridges You need to replace all drum cartridges (yellow, magenta, cyan, and black) at a time. WARNING: Important Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in the Information CAUTION: Protect the drum cartridges against bright light. If the right side cover remains open for more than three minutes, print quality may deteriorate.
  • Page 276 Grasp the handle on the waste toner box and pull it out making sure to hold it upright so that the waste toner does not spill out. CAUTION: Take care not to drop the waste toner box while you are removing it. CAUTION: After removing the waste toner box, do not touch the parts shown in the illustration.
  • Page 277: Installing A Drum Cartridge

    5 Slightly pressing down the tab on the drum cartridge that you want to replace, pull it out halfway with one hand. 6 Support the drum cartridge with the other hand from underneath, and then pull it out completely. 7 Repeat the steps 5 and 6 to remove the other three cartridges. Installing a Drum Cartridge 1 Unpack a new drum cartridge of the desired color.
  • Page 278 5 Remove the cleaning rod from inside the printer. 6 Remove the cleaning pad by pressing the white tabs between your thumb and index finger. 7 Unpack a new cleaning pad. 8 Attach the new cleaning pad to the cleaning rod. Maintaining Your Printer...
  • Page 279 9 Insert the cleaning rod fully into one of the four holes until it clicks into the interior of the printer as illustrated below, and then pull it out. 10 Repeat step 9 also on the other three holes. One time insertion is enough for each hole. 11 Return the cleaning rod to its original location.
  • Page 280: Replacing The Fusing Unit

    13 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees clockwise to lock the waste toner box. 14 Close the right side cover. Replacing the Fusing Unit WARNING: Important Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in the Information Removing the Fusing Unit 1 Turn off the printer and wait for 30 minutes.
  • Page 281: Installing A Fusing Unit

    3 Grasp the grips on both sides of the fusing unit squeezing the lever under the left side grip, and then pull out the unit. Installing a Fusing Unit 1 Unpack a new fusing unit. 2 Make sure that the two tabs of the fusing unit align with the grooves on the printer, and then insert it into the printer until it clicks.
  • Page 282: Roller

    Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR), and the Retard Roller You need to replace all three parts (transfer belt unit, 2nd BTR, and retard roller) at a time. Both the 2nd BTR and the retard roller for replacement come with a new transfer belt unit. WARNING: Important Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in the...
  • Page 283 Grasp the handle on the waste toner box and pull it out making sure to hold it upright so that the waste toner does not spill out. CAUTION: Take care not to drop the waste toner box while you are removing it. CAUTION: After removing the waste toner box, do not touch the parts shown in the illustration.
  • Page 284 6 Open the top cover. 7 Put your fingers through the loops on both sides of the transfer belt unit, and then pull it out. CAUTION: If you cannot pull out the unit from the printer, make sure that all of the above procedures are performed properly.
  • Page 285: Installing A Transfer Belt Unit

    Installing a Transfer Belt Unit 1 Unpack a new transfer belt unit. 2 Remove the two orange packing materials first, and then the protective sheet from the transfer belt unit. CAUTION: Ensure nothing touches or scratches the surface (black-colored film) of the transfer belt unit. Scratches, dirt, or oil from your hands on the film of the transfer belt unit may reduce print quality.
  • Page 286 5 Reinsert the removed waste toner box. CAUTION: If the waste toner box does not fit into place properly, make sure that the transfer belt unit is fully inserted. 6 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees clockwise to lock the waste toner box. 7 Close the right side cover.
  • Page 287: Removing The 2nd Btr

    Removing the 2nd BTR Pinching the tabs on both sides of the 2nd BTR, lift it out of the printer. Installing a 2nd BTR 1 Unpack a new 2nd BTR. 2 Hold the 2nd BTR by both its ends. 3 Make sure that the arrow marks on the 2nd BTR and the printer face each other, and then press down the 2nd BTR until it clicks.
  • Page 288: Removing The Retard Roller In Tray1

    Removing the Retard Roller in Tray1 Pull tray1 out of the printer about 200 mm. 2 Hold tray1 with both hands, and remove it from the printer. NOTE: Ensure that you remove all the paper from tray1 before removing the retard roller. 3 Slightly pressing down the lock lever on tray1 to the right with one hand, raise the retard roller with the other hand.
  • Page 289: Installing A Retard Roller In Tray1

    4 Slide the retard roller to the left to remove it from tray1. Installing a Retard Roller in Tray1 1 Slide the two axles of the retard roller into the holes on tray1. 2 Press down the retard roller until it snaps. 3 Load paper in tray1, and then insert the tray into the printer and push until it stops.
  • Page 290: Replacing The Waste Toner Box

    Replacing the Waste Toner Box WARNING: Important Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow the safety instructions in the Information Removing the Waste Toner Box Open the right side cover. 2 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees counterclockwise to unlock the waste toner box. 3 Grasp the handle on the waste toner box and pull it out making sure to hold it upright so that the waste toner does not spill out.
  • Page 291: Installing A Waste Toner Box

    CAUTION: After removing the waste toner box, do not touch the parts shown in the illustration. Toner can dirty or stain your hands. 4 Insert the used waste toner box into the plastic bag that came with the new waste toner box and seal the bag. Installing a Waste Toner Box 1 Unpack a new waste toner box.
  • Page 292: Cleaning Inside The Printer

    Cleaning Inside the Printer Cleaning the CTD Sensor Clean the Color Toner Density (CTD) sensor only when an alert for the CTD sensor is shown on the Status Monitor or LCD panel screen. 1 Ensure that the printer is turned off. 2 Push down the latch to open the rear cover.
  • Page 293 Grasp the handle on the waste toner box and pull it out making sure to hold it upright so that the waste toner does not spill out. CAUTION: Take care not to drop the waste toner box while you are removing it. CAUTION: After removing the waste toner box, do not touch the parts shown in the illustration.
  • Page 294 7 Open the top cover. 8 Put your fingers through the loops on both sides of the transfer belt unit, and then pull it out. 9 Clean the CTD sensor (as shown) with a clean, dry cotton swab. Maintaining Your Printer...
  • Page 295 10 Make sure that the arrow marks on the transfer belt unit and the printer face each other, and then insert the unit into the printer until it clicks. 11 Close the top cover. 12 Reinsert the removed waste toner box. CAUTION: If the waste toner box does not fit into place properly, make sure that the transfer belt unit is fully inserted.
  • Page 296: Cleaning The Raster Optical Scanner (ros) Window

    13 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees clockwise to lock the waste toner box. 14 Close the right side cover. 15 Close the rear cover. Cleaning the Raster Optical Scanner (ROS) Window To prevent deterioration of printing quality due to stains inside the printer, clean inside the printer regularly by using the cleaning rod whenever you replace drum cartridges.
  • Page 297 2 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees counterclockwise to unlock the waste toner box. 3 Grasp the handle on the waste toner box and pull it out making sure to hold it upright so that the waste toner does not spill out.
  • Page 298 WARNING: Never lay the waste toner box on its side as this may cause its malfunction or toner spills. 5 Remove the cleaning rod from inside the printer. 6 Insert the cleaning rod fully into one of the four holes until it clicks into the interior of the printer as illustrated below, and then pull it out.
  • Page 299 8 Return the cleaning rod to its original location. 9 Reinsert the removed waste toner box. 10 Turn the waste toner box lock lever 90-degrees clockwise to lock the waste toner box. 11 Close the right side cover. Maintaining Your Printer...
  • Page 300: Adjusting Color Registration

    Yes is highlighted, and then press the (Set) button. The color registration chart is printed. When Using the Tool Box 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → → → NOTE: For details about starting the Tool Box, see "Starting the Tool Box."...
  • Page 301 Chart 1 (fast scan) Chart 2 (slow scan) The Chart 1 is used to adjust the color registration for the fast scan direction, which is vertical to paper feed direction. The Chart 2 is used to adjust the color registration for the slow scan direction, which is horizontal to paper feed direction.
  • Page 302: Entering Values

    NOTE: If it is difficult to choose only one value, as in the case that there seem to be two values closest to a straight line, take the value between the two. For example, in the figure above, -6 and -8 are the values closest to a straight line, so you would enter the value -7.
  • Page 303 When Using the Tool Box Using the Tool Box, enter the values that you found in the color registration chart to make adjustments. 1 Click Start All Programs Dell Printers Dell C2660dn Color Laser Printer Tool Box. → → →...
  • Page 304 Maintaining Your Printer...
  • Page 305: Removing Options

    Removing Options If the printer location needs to change or the printer and print media handling options need to be shipped to a new location, all print media handling options must be removed from the printer. For shipping, pack the printer and print media handling options securely to avoid damage.
  • Page 306 4 Remove the two screws joining the printer and the optional 550-sheet feeder by unscrewing them with a coin or similar object. 5 Gently lift the printer off the optional 550-sheet feeder, and place it on a level surface. WARNING: Two people are required to lift the printer.
  • Page 307: Removing The Optional Wireless Adapter

    Removing the Optional Wireless Adapter WARNING: When you remove the optional wireless adapter, be sure to turn off the printer, unplug the power cable, and disconnect all cables from the back of the printer before starting these tasks. 1 Ensure that the printer is turned off. 2 Turn the screw on the left side cover counterclockwise to remove it.
  • Page 308 5 Remove the wireless adapter from the printer by releasing the adapter's hook while pushing the wireless adapter towards the front of the printer. 6 Close the left side cover, and then slide it towards the front of the printer. 7 Turn the screw clockwise.
  • Page 309: Clearing Jams

    Clearing Jams Careful selection of appropriate print media and proper loading allow you to avoid paper jams. See "Print Media Guidelines" for more information. NOTE: Before buying large quantities of any print media, it is recommended to try a sample first. Avoiding Jams • Use only recommended print media.
  • Page 310: Identifying The Location Of Paper Jams

    Identifying the Location of Paper Jams WARNING: Do not attempt to clear any jams using tools or instruments. This may permanently damage the printer. The following illustration shows where paper jams may occur along the print media path. Fusing Unit Tray1 Optional 550-Sheet Feeder Clearing Paper Jams From the MPF...
  • Page 311 2 Grasp both sides of the MPF, and then pull it out of the printer. 3 Pull tray1 out of the printer about 200 mm. 4 Hold tray1 with both hands, and remove it from the printer. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 312: If Error Code: 050-129 Appears

    5 Remove the jammed paper. 6 Insert tray1 into the printer, and push until it stops. 7 Insert the MPF into the printer. If error code: 050-129 appears: Follow the instructions in "If error code: 050-129 appears:" to clear paper jams. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 313: Clearing Paper Jams From Tray1

    Clearing Paper Jams From Tray1 NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the LCD panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path. Pull tray1 out of the printer about 200 mm. 2 Hold tray1 with both hands, and remove it from the printer. 3 Remove the jammed paper.
  • Page 314: Clearing Paper Jams From The Fusing Unit

    4 Insert tray1 into the printer, and push until it stops. 5 Press the (Set) button. Clearing Paper Jams From the Fusing Unit NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the LCD panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path. If error code: 050-111 appears: 1 Push down the latch to open the rear cover.
  • Page 315 3 Hold and lower the tab to open the inner part. 4 Remove the jammed paper. 5 Replace the inner part. 6 Press down the levers on both sides of the fusing unit, and then close the rear cover. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 316: If Error Code: 050-129 Appears

    If error code: 050-129 appears: Remove any paper loaded on the MPF 2 Grasp both sides of the MPF, and then pull it out of the printer. 3 Pull tray1 out of the printer about 200 mm. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 317 4 Hold tray1 with both hands, and remove it from the printer. If you can see the jammed paper: Remove the jammed paper. Reinsert tray1 and the MPF into the printer. If you cannot see the jammed paper: Go to the next step. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 318 5 Push down the latch to open the rear cover. 6 Lift the levers on both sides of the fusing unit. 7 Hold and lower the tab to open the inner part. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 319 8 Remove the jammed paper. 9 Replace the inner part. 10 Press down the levers on both sides of the fusing unit, and then close the rear cover. 11 Insert tray1 into the printer, and push until it stops. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 320: Clearing Paper Jams From The Optional 550-sheet Feeder

    12 Insert the MPF into the printer. Clearing Paper Jams From the Optional 550-Sheet Feeder NOTE: To resolve the error displayed on the LCD panel, you must clear all print media from the print media path. 1 Pull the optional 550-sheet feeder out of the printer about 200 mm. 2 Hold the optional 550-sheet feeder with both hands, and remove it from the printer.
  • Page 321 Remove the jammed paper. Insert the optional 550-sheet feeder into the printer, and push until it stops. Clearing Jams...
  • Page 322 320 Clearing Jams...
  • Page 323: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 28 Troubleshooting Guide ............. 323...
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  • Page 325: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide Basic Printer Problems Some printer problems can be easily resolved. If a problem occurs with your printer, check each of the following: • The power cable is plugged into the printer and a properly grounded electrical outlet. • The printer is turned on.
  • Page 326: Print Quality Problems

    NOTE: Some of the following procedures that use the Tool Box can also be performed using the operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For information on how to use the operator panel and Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, see "Understanding the Printer Menus"...
  • Page 327: The Output Is Too Light

    Check the toner level in the Status tab in the Status Monitor. Replace the toner cartridges as necessary. Does this solve your problem? If you are using non-Dell brand toner cartridges, enable the Non-Dell The task is complete. Go to action 3.
  • Page 328: Toner Smears Or Print Comes Off

    The Pitch Configuration Chart is printed. Does this solve your problem? Replace the drum cartridges. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Replace the drum cartridges. See "Replacing the Drum Cartridges." After you replace the drum cartridges, click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab.
  • Page 329: Random Spots/blurred Images

    Does this solve your problem? Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR), The task is complete. Contact Dell. and the retard roller. Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd BTR, and the retard roller. See "Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd...
  • Page 330: The Entire Output Is Blank

    Check the toner level in the Status tab in the Status Monitor. Replace the toner cartridges as necessary. Does this solve your problem? If you are using non-Dell brand toner cartridges, enable the Non-Dell The task is complete. Go to action 3.
  • Page 331: Streaks Appear On The Output

    Check the toner level in the Status tab in the Status Monitor. Replace the toner cartridges as necessary. Does this solve your problem? If you are using non-Dell brand toner cartridges, enable the Non-Dell The task is complete. Go to action 3.
  • Page 332: Pitched Color Dots

    On the Graphics tab, ensure that Output Color is set to Color. Does this solve your problem? Replace the drum cartridges. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Replace the drum cartridges. See "Replacing the Drum Cartridges." After you replace the drum cartridges, click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab.
  • Page 333: Vertical Blanks

    Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd BTR, and the retard roller. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd BTR, and the retard roller. See "Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR), and the Retard Roller."...
  • Page 334: Ghosting

    Ghosting Action Locate the cause of the problem using the Ghost Configuration Chart. Proceed to the action Contact Dell. corresponding to the Launch the Tool Box, and click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. type of ghosting. Click Ghost Configuration Chart.
  • Page 335: Fog

    Action Check the light fatigue pattern using the Pitch Configuration Chart. Go to action 2. Contact Dell. Launch the Tool Box, and click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. Click Pitch Configuration Chart. The Pitch Configuration Chart is printed. Does the pattern on the output match with that on the Pitch Configuration Chart? Replace the drum cartridges.
  • Page 336: Jagged Characters

    Does this solve your problem? Replace the drum cartridges. See "Replacing the Drum Cartridges." The task is complete. Contact Dell. Does this solve your problem? Jagged characters Action Set Screen to Fineness in the printer driver.
  • Page 337: Banding

    Banding Action Locate the cause of the problem using the Pitch Configuration Chart. Proceed to the action Contact Dell. corresponding to the Launch the Tool Box, and click Chart Print on the Diagnosis tab. location of the Click Pitch Configuration Chart.
  • Page 338: Auger Mark

    Does this solve your problem? If printing on print media other than envelopes, contact Dell. Check the wrinkle. Is the wrinkle within 30 mm of the four edges of the This type of wrinkle is Go to action 3.
  • Page 339: Damage On The Leading Edge Of Paper

    NOTE: Some of the following procedures that use the Tool Box can also be performed using the operator panel or Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool. For information on how to use the operator panel and Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, see "Understanding the Printer Menus"...
  • Page 340: Color Registration Is Out Of Alignment

    Action Ensure that the margins are set correctly on the application being used. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Does this solve your problem? Color registration is out of alignment Action Adjust the settings of the paper type on the printer driver to those of the The task is complete.
  • Page 341: Images Are Skewed

    Action Print the Color Regi Configuration Chart and manually correct the color The task is complete. Contact Dell. registration. Launch the Tool Box, and click Maintenance on the Printer Maintenance tab. Click Start under Print Color Regi Chart in Color Registration Adjustments.
  • Page 342: Mpf Misfeed Jam

    The task is complete. Go to action 3a. Does this solve your problem? Replace the drum cartridges. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Does this solve your problem? MPF Misfeed Jam Action Ensure that the MPF is properly inserted. The task is complete.
  • Page 343: Regi Jam (exit Sensor On Jam)

    The task is complete. Go to action 3a. Does this solve your problem? Replace the drum cartridges. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Does this solve your problem? Regi Jam (Exit Sensor On JAM) Action Ensure that the drum cartridges are installed correctly.
  • Page 344: Exit Jam (exit Sensor Off Jam)

    Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd BTR, and the retard roller. The task is complete. Contact Dell. Replace the transfer belt unit, the 2nd BTR, and the retard roller. See "Replacing the Transfer Belt Unit, the 2nd Belt Transfer Roller (2nd BTR), and the Retard Roller."...
  • Page 345: Mpf Multi-feed Jam

    The task is complete. Go to action 5. Does this solve your problem? Wipe the retard roller in the MPF where the multi-feed occurred with a The task is complete. Contact Dell. cloth moistened with water. Does this solve your problem? Noise...
  • Page 346: Digital Certificate Problems

    Replace it with a new one.) Replace the toner cartridge (C). See "Replacing the Toner Cartridges." The task is complete. Contact Dell. (The toner cartridge (C) you are using has been damaged. Replace it with a new one.)
  • Page 347 Symptom Cause Action 016-404 is displayed when trying to The certificate data stored in Import the certificate and enable the security use security functions that require internal memory is either deleted, settings again. certificates. corrupt, or is not readable. A certificate cannot be set with The validity period is invalid.
  • Page 348: Problems With Installed Optional Accessories

    Problems With Installed Optional Accessories If an option does not operate correctly following installation or stops working: • Turn off the printer, wait for 10 seconds, and then turn on the printer. If this does not fix the problem, unplug the printer, and check the connection between the option and the printer.
  • Page 349: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix..................349 Index.................... 351...
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    Dell, as well as the verification of appropriate functionality of the printer and all Dell-installed hardware. In addition to this technician assisted technical support, online technical support is available at Dell Support.
  • Page 352: Warranty And Return Policy

    For specific information on Dell’s worldwide recycling programs, see www.dell.com/recyclingworldwide. Contacting Dell You can access Support for Home at dell.com/support. Select your region, enter the Service Tag of your printer and click Submit to access help tools and information. You can contact Dell electronically using the following addresses: •...
  • Page 353: Index

    Index Symbols AirPrint, 126, 136, 227 Alert Tone, 111, 116, 149, 152 (Back) button, 96 Alignment Chart, 159 (Cancel) button, 95 All Tones, 111, 116 (Menu) button, 96 Altitude, 264 (Power Saver) button, 95 Appendix, 349 (Set) button, 96 Apply New Settings, 106 Asset Tag Number, 99, 109 Numerics Assigning IP address, 57...
  • Page 354 Connecting to the network, 53 Direct connection setup, 66 Connection specification, 51, 265 Disabling Panel Lock, 199 Connection Time-Out, 131 Display of Dell Configuration Web Tool, 159 Connection type, 51, 265 Display problems, 323 Conserving supplies, 269 DL, 205 Appendix...
  • Page 355 DNS, 125, 130 Finding information, 21 Draft Mode, 112, 117, 167 Firmware Version, 109 Driver, 21 Flip on Long Edge, 218 Drum cartridge, 27, 273 Flip on Short Edge, 218 Duplex unit, 28 Folio, 205 Font, 112, 117, 253 PCL 5/PCL 6, 255 Pitch, 253 Point size, 253 E-Mail Alert, 129, 175...
  • Page 356 ID, 109-110 K Offset, 113 Identifying print media, 205 Ignore Form Feed, 112, 117 Image Enhance, 112, 117 Label, 113, 120-121, 149, 154, 187-188, 204 Important Information, 22 Landscape, 164 Impression Number, 110 Layout, 112 Infrastructure, 138 LCD panel, 95 Initialize NIC NVRAM Memory and restart Left frame, 105 printer, 140...
  • Page 357 Paper, 201 Characteristics, 201 No. of Sheets, 110 Curl, 201 Non Registered User, 114 Fiber content, 202 Non-Dell Toner, 114, 122, 149, 155, 190 Grain direction, 201 Moisture content, 201 Number pad, 95-96 Smoothness, 201 Weight, 201 Paper Density, 113, 119, 149, 154, 186...
  • Page 358 Paper Trays, 108 Print Drivers / Remote Client Account, 136 Paper Used, 143 Print ID, 111, 116, 148, 153, 182 Parts name, 27 Print media, 201, 269 Source, 208 Password, 132, 136, 140, 142 Print Meter, 115, 150 PCL, 162 Font, 164 Print Mode, 112 PCL 5/PCL 6, 255...
  • Page 359 PS Data Format, 111, 117 Restore Settings, 106 PS Error Report, 112 Retard roller, 280 PS Fonts List, 115, 149 Return policy, 350 PS Job Time-out, 112 Right frame, 106 PS printer driver, 66, 68 Right side cover, 27 PS Settings, 112 RSA BSAFE, 17 Public Mail Box Print, 197, 219-220 Safety information, 22...
  • Page 360 Temperature, 264 Use Manual Address, 150 Time Format, 114, 149, 152 User Setup Disk Creating Tool, 233 Time Zone, 114, 149, 152 Using Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool, 102 Toner cartridge, 27, 271 Tool Box, 147, 234 Top cover, 27 Appendix...
  • Page 361 Verifying IP settings, 59 Warranty, 350 Warranty information, 22 Waste toner box, 27, 288 Web Link Customization, 114, 123 Web services on devices, 221 Weekly Settings, 112, 119 WEP, 138 Width guide, 62 Wi-Fi Direct, 123, 139, 173, 223 WINS, 125, 131 Wired Network Ethernet, 174 IP Filter, 176...

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