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Hitachi DDS 32 Getting Started Manual

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© 1998, 1999 Hitachi Koki
Imaging Solutions, Inc.
1757 Tapo Canyon Rd.
Simi Valley, CA 93063
March 1999
335546-002, Revision B



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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Getting Started © 1998, 1999 Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc. 1757 Tapo Canyon Rd. Simi Valley, CA 93063 March 1999 335546-002, Revision B...
  • Page 2 TRADEMARK Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc., Digital Document Server, DDS, DDS 32, DDS 40, DDS 32/40, ScanCenter, and their associated logo marks, are trademarks of Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc. Hitachi and the Hitachi logo are trademarks of Hitachi, Ltd. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1. Printer Setup Selecting a Site ..........1-1 Space Requirements .
  • Page 4 Chapter 5. Powering Up the Printer Connecting the Power Cord ........5-1 Power Switch Location .
  • Page 5 Laser-Sicherheit für Modelle für 220-240 Volt ......A-17 Laser-Sicherheit (für Japan)........A-17 Bescheinigungen .
  • Page 6 Table of Contents...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Printer Setup

    Chapter 1 Printer Setup Selecting a Site Place the printer in a location where the following conditions are met: A flat, stable, level, table or desk. A well-ventilated area. No direct exposure to direct sunlight or chemicals. Space Requirements Top View of the Printer Only (mm) Printer Only Printer Setup...
  • Page 8: Top View Of The Printer With Options

    Top View of the Printer with Options (mm) Printer with Options CAUTION Failure to provide ample space between the printer and the nearest wall or other surface can cause overheating, creating a fire hazard. Operating Environment Temperature: 41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C) Humidity: 5% to 85% RH Altitude: 8,200 ft (2,500 m) Operating Noise:...
  • Page 9: Carrying The Printer

    Carrying the Printer This printer weighs approximately 90 lb (41 kg) and requires two persons to carry it. DO NOT attempt to carry the printer by yourself. To carry the printer, grasp the four bottom corners from the right and left sides.
  • Page 10 Printer Setup...
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Loading The Ep Cartridge

    Chapter 2 Loading the EP Cartridge Handling the EP Cartridge Take the following precautions when handling the EP Cartridge: Do not expose the cartridge to direct sunlight or other strong light sources. Complete the installation within 5 minutes. Do not turn the EP Cartridge over and do not stand it on its end. Toner is not harmful to the human body, but if toner has come into contact with your hands or clothes, you should wash it immediately with cold water.
  • Page 12: Installing The Ep Cartridge

    Installing the EP Cartridge Follow the steps below to install the first EP Cartridge: 1. Hold the latch and open the upper left cover. 2. Open the front cover as indicated. High Temperature Label WARNING! Do not touch the fuser area (where the high temperature label is located).
  • Page 13 3. Remove the new EP Cartridge from the packing and pull the protective sheet from the drum shutter. 4. Hold the EP Cartridge horizontally and shake it 5 or 6 times to evenly distribute the toner. CAUTION Uneven toner distribution may degrade print quality. If the toner has not been properly freed by shaking the cartridge, a noise may be heard when powering on the printer and the EP Cartridge may be damaged.
  • Page 14 5. While holding the orange handle with one hand, gently slide the EP Cartridge all the way into the printer. NOTE Do not touch any parts in the printer. Make sure the cartridge is seated properly. 6. Gently pull out the sealing tape in the direction of the arrow. NOTE If the tape is pulled out at an angle, it may break.
  • Page 15 7. Close the front and upper left cover. CAUTION To close the upper left cover, follow the instruction label on the cover and push at the recommended location. Do not use the latch on the cover to close. The upper left cover can only be closed when the EP Cartridge is inside the printer.
  • Page 16 Loading the EP Cartridge...
  • Page 17: Chapter 3. Loading Paper

    Chapter 3 Loading Paper Loading Paper This chapter shows you how to load paper so that you may test the printer installation.These instructions apply to Tray 1, Tray 2, or Tray 3 (when the HCF is installed). For complete instructions on loading paper, refer to the User’s Guide or the Quick Reference Guide.
  • Page 18 3. While pressing down the gray handle, slide the guide until it stops. 4. Place the paper in the tray between the guides. NOTE The paper stack height should not exceed the limit mark. Loading Paper...
  • Page 19 5. Adjust the guides to the paper width and length. NOTE Adjust the guides to allow the paper to lie flat between them. Improperly adjusted guides can cause the paper to curl and jam. Be sure the guide stop is locked firmly in the guide hole on the tray.
  • Page 20 Loading Paper...
  • Page 21: Chapter 4. Connecting The Computer Cables

    Chapter 4 Connecting the Computer Cables Connecting Computer Cables Your printer can have two interface ports for connection to your computer. Provided are an IEEE 1284C parallel port and an optional Ethernet or Token Ring interface port. These ports are located at the rear of the printer. Use an IEEE 1284C parallel shielded cable that is not more than 10 feet.
  • Page 22: Connecting Network Cables

    Connecting Network Cables Connecting Ethernet Cables The optional Ethernet interface can be connected to the network using one of the two I/O connector types: BNC ThinWire (10Base2) RJ45 UTP twisted pair (10BaseT) CAUTION Do not use the BNC and RJ45 connectors at the same time. This will cause damage to the interface.
  • Page 23: 10Base2 (Thinwire) Bnc

    10Base2 (ThinWire) BNC To connect the printer within a segment of the cable: 1. Use a BNC T-adapter to connect to the Ethernet cable connector. 2. Attach the BNC T-adapter to the Coax BNC connector on the back of the printer. To connect the printer to the end of a cable segment: 1.
  • Page 24: Connecting Token Ring Cables

    Connecting Token Ring Cables The optional Token Ring interface can be connected to the network using one of two I/O connectors: DB9 (STP) Shielded Twisted Pair RJ45 (UTP) Unshielded Twisted Pair CAUTION Do not use the DB9 (STP) and RJ45 (UTP) connectors at the same time.
  • Page 25: Db9 Shielded Twisted Pair (Stp)

    DB9 Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) 1. Attach one end of the twisted-pair cable to the DB9 STP port on the back of the printer. 2. Attach the other end of the cable to a wall outlet or another STP Token Ring source. RJ45 Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) 1.
  • Page 26: Connecting The Fax

    Connecting the Fax When the printer is configured with a fax option, there are two phone jacks on the I/O plate at the rear of the printer. The jacks are labeled LINE and PHONE. Phone Line To connect the fax: 1.
  • Page 27: Connecting An External Modem

    Connecting an External Modem When the printer is configured for an external modem, there is a 9-pin male connector on the I/O plate at the rear of the printer. 9-Pin Connector 1. Using the appropriate cable, connect the printer to the fax modem. NOTE The cable that connects the printer to the fax modem must be supplied by the user.
  • Page 28 Connecting the Computer Cables...
  • Page 29: Chapter 5. Powering Up The Printer

    Chapter 5 Powering Up the Printer Connecting the Power Cord CAUTION Before plugging the printer into an AC outlet, make sure that the rating indicated on the printer matches the voltage of the AC outlet. Make sure the power switch is off. To connect the power cord: 1.
  • Page 30: Power Switch Location

    Power Switch Location The power switch is located on the top of the printer. Off Position On Position Powering Up the Printer After your printer is connected, do the following: 1. Turn on the printer. 2. Turn on any devices connected to your printer. 3.
  • Page 31: Printing Status Pages

    Printing Status Pages To find out more about your printer setup: 1. Press the Online key to place the printer off line. 2. Press the Print Status key. The following pages will print: Printer Configuration Emulation Default Menu Configuration 3. The printer will automatically return to READY when printing is complete.
  • Page 32 Powering Up the Printer...
  • Page 33: Chapter 6. Drivers, Utilities, And Fax Installation

    Chapter 6 Drivers, Utilities, and Fax Installation Printer Drivers and Utilities The Drivers and Utilities are contained on the CD-ROM provided in the printer shipaway kit. For installation instructions, refer to the CD-ROM insert. Enabling the Fax When the Fax option or the modem adapter are installed, the printer recognizes the Fax option and adds the Fax menu to the control panel menu selections.
  • Page 34: Psm Hardware And Software

    PSM Hardware and Software For instructions on installing and using the Print Server Module, refer to the Print Server Module Virtual Printer Technology Hardware Installation Guide and the Print Server Module Virtual Printer Technology User’s Guide. Drivers, Utilities, and Fax Installation...
  • Page 35: Appendix A. Safety Information

    Appendix A Safety Information General For the safety of the personnel and the product, operate the equipment according to the instructions in this user’s guide. The manufacturer will not be responsible for any problems or damage that arise from improper use. Electrical specifications and safety regulations differ from country to country.
  • Page 36: Laser Safety For 220-240 Volt Models

    Laser Safety for 220-240 Volt Models Laser radiation could be hazardous to the human body. For this reason, la- ser radiation emitted inside this printer is hermetically sealed within the protective housing and external cover. In your normal operation of the product, no radiation can leak from the printer.
  • Page 37: Canadian Certification

    Application of Council Directive(s): 73/23/EEC, 89/336/EEC Standard(s) to which the Conformity is Declared: EN60950, EN55022 Class A, EN50082-1 Manufacturer’s Name: Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc. 1757 Tapo Canyon Rd., Manufacturer’s Address: Simi Valley, CA 93063 Type of Equipment: Laser Printer Model No.:...
  • Page 38: 220-240 Volt Models

    220-240 Volt Models This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class A Information Technology Equipment in accordance with the Euro- pean Standard EN55022. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against unac- ceptable interference in either commercial or industrial environments.
  • Page 39: When Installing And Relocating The Printer

    When Installing and Relocating the Printer Power Specifications Three power specifications follow. The one that applies to the printer you are using depends on your specific configuration. Rated Rated Rated Current Voltage Frequency 100-127V 50/60 Hz 9.5A 220-240V 50/60 Hz 5.2A Using Power Plugs WARNING!
  • Page 40: Using Power Cords

    Using Power Cords To prevent the risk of electric shocks and personal injury, fire, and printer damage: Always use the power cord provided with your printer. When an extension power cord is required, always use a properly rated cord. If the power cord is not provided, use the following types of power cords: For 100-127V AC circuits: 3 wires, Type SJT 3x16 AWG (3x1.33 mm...
  • Page 41 If the power cord is broken or insulated wires are exposed, be sure to get them replaced. (Do not use the damaged cord.) CAUTION Never unplug or replug the printer while it is on. When unplugging the printer, grasp the plug instead of the cord. Be sure to switch off and unplug the printer before accessing its inte- rior for cleaning or maintenance.
  • Page 42: Positioning The Printer Safely

    Positioning the Printer Safely To prevent the risk of electric shocks and personal injury, fire, and printer damage: Switch off the printer before connecting the interface cable or optional accessory. CAUTION Do not place the printer near heaters or volatile, flammable, or combustible materials.
  • Page 43: Environmental Limit

    Environmental Limit The printer is capable of operating normally within the following rec- ommended environmental limits: Temperature range: 32 -95 F (10 -35 C). Humidity range: 15-85% RH (no condensation) If the room temperature is 90 F (32 C) or higher, the relative humidity should not exceed 70%.
  • Page 44: When Operating The Printer

    When Operating the Printer To prevent the risk of electric shocks and personal injury, fire, and printer damage: Do not place any liquid container such as a vase or coffee cup on the printer. Do not place any metal part such as staples or clips on the printer. If a metal part migrates into the printer, it can short internal components.
  • Page 45: When Replacing The Battery In The Fax Cartridge

    When Replacing the Battery in the Fax Cartridge The fax cartridge contains a small lithium battery that supplies power to the time and date clock. This battery should be changed every two to three years. CAUTION Be sure the printer’s power is turned off before the fax cartridge is removed or installed and that the phone line is disconnected before removing the controller.
  • Page 46: Fax Certification For U.s.a. And Canada

    If you experience trouble with this telephone equipment, please contact Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc., 1757 Tapo Canyon Rd., Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA, (805) 578-4000 for information on obtaining ser- vice or repair. If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, the Telephone Company may request you to disconnect the equipment un- til the problem is resolved.
  • Page 47: Customer Information For Canada

    This equipment does not have any user-serviceable parts. It is hearing aid compatible (if applicable). It may not be used on public coin phone servic- es provided by the Telephone Company. Connection to party line services is subject to state tariffs. The Telephone Company Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or any electronic device, including a fax machine, to send a message unless the message clearly contains a margin at the top...
  • Page 48 Ringer Equivalence Numbers of all the de- vices does not exceed 5. WARRANTY AND REPAIR SERVICE CENTER: Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc. 1757 Tapo Canyon Road Simi Valley, CA 93063 1-805-578-4000...
  • Page 49: Customer Information For Europe

    Customer Information for Europe Network compatibility declaration Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions Fax Modem Model FM-2 is designed to work with the public switched telephone networks (PSTNs) of the Euro- pean Union and European Free Trade Association countries including Switzerland. In order to assure telephone network compatibility, the user should use the software drivers provided by the manufacturer.
  • Page 50: Allgemeines

    Allgemeines Verwenden Sie das Gerät zum Schutz vor Unfällen und Beschädigungen nur gemäß den Anweisungen in diesem Handbuch. Der Hersteller haftet nicht für Fehler oder Schäden, die auf unsachgemäße Verwendung zurückzuführen sind. Elektrische Spezifikationen und Sicherheitsvorschriften sind von Land zu Land unterschiedlich. Verwenden Sie nur Produkte und Verbrauchsgüter, die für die Verwendung in Ihrem Land konzipiert sind.
  • Page 51: Laser-Sicherheit Für Modelle Für 220-240 Volt

    Laser-Sicherheit für Modelle für 220-240 Volt Laserstrahlung kann für den Menschen gefährlich sein. Aus diesem Grund wird das innerhalb dieses Druckers ausgestrahlte Laserlicht durch das Schutzgehäuse und die äußere Abdeckung hermetisch abgeschirmt. Unter normalen Verwendungsumständen kann keine Laserstrahlung aus dem Drucker austreten.
  • Page 52: Bescheinigung Für Kanada

    Nehmen Sie keine anderen als die in diesem Handbuch beschriebenen Änderungen an dem Gerät vor. Hilfe bietet auch die Informationsbroschüre How to Identify and Resolve Radio - TV Interference Problems der Federal Communications Commission, die Sie unter folgender Adresse erhalten: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
  • Page 53: Konformitätserklärung

    Anwendung der Richtlinie(n) des Rates: 73/23/EWG, 89/336/EWG Norm(en), mit der/denen Übereinstimmung EN60950, EN55022 Klasse A, erklärt wird: EN50082-1 Name des Herstellers: Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions, Inc. 1757 Tapo Canyon Rd., Adresse des Herstellers: Simi Valley, CA 93063 Produkt: Laser Printer Modellnummer:...
  • Page 54: Modelle Für 220-240 Volt

    Modelle für 220-240 Volt Dieses Gerät wurde getestet und entspricht den Beschränkungen für ein Informationstechnologiegerät der Klasse A gemäß der europäischen Norm EN55022. Diese Beschränkungen sind dazu vorgesehen, bei der Installation in einem Wohngebiet oder gewerblichen Umfeld einen angemessenen Schutz gegen inakzeptable Störungen zu gewährleisten.
  • Page 55: Netzstecker

    Netzstecker WARNUNG! Stecken Sie den Netzstecker nur in eine Steckdose mit den entsprechenden Werten. Ansonsten besteht die Gefahr eines Brandes oder eines Stromschlags. Verwenden Sie keine Mehrfachstecker. Der Drucker sollte stets an eine eigene Steckdose angeschlossen werden. Bei Mehrfachsteckern kann es zu Überhitzung kommen –...
  • Page 56 Versuchen Sie nicht, das Stromkabel zu reparieren. Das Kabel darf nicht überdehnt, geknickt, aufgescheuert oder ansonsten beschädigt werden. Stellen Sie keine schweren Gegenstände auf das Kabel. Fassen Sie das Stromkabel nicht mit nassen Händen an. Wenn der Drucker Rauch, starke Hitze, ungewöhnliche Geräusche oder Gerüche abgibt, oder wenn Flüssigkeit in den Drucker gerät, schalten Sie ihn unverzüglich aus, und ziehen Sie den Netzstecker.
  • Page 57: Geeigneter Aufstellungsort Für Den Drucker

    Ziehen Sie einmal monatlich den Netzstecker, und überprüfen Sie, daß der Stecker fest in der Dose sitzt. das Stromkabel nicht gebrochen oder äußerlich beschädigt ist. der Stecker nicht übermäßig heiß, verrostet oder verbogen ist. sich auf dem Stecker und in der Steckdose kein Staub angesammelt hat.
  • Page 58: Betriebsumgebung

    Ziehen Sie den Netzstecker, wenn Sie den Drucker versetzen. Ansonsten besteht die Gefahr einer Beschädigung des Kabels. Kippen Sie den Drucker beim Transport maximal um zehn Grad. Wenn das Gerät zu schräg gehalten wird, kann es überkippen und Verletzungen verursachen. Betriebsumgebung Unter den folgenden Umgebungsbedingungen arbeitet der Drucker normal:...
  • Page 59 Sollten Flüssigkeit oder Gegenstände in den Drucker geraten, schalten Sie das Gerät aus, und ziehen Sie den Netzstecker. Verwenden Sie keinen Drucker, in dem sich Flüssigkeit oder Gegenstände befinden. Schrauben Sie keine Abdeckungen am Drucker ab, es sei denn, Sie werden im Benutzerhandbuch dazu aufgefordert.
  • Page 60: Die Batterie Der Faxeinheit Austauschen

    Die Batterie Der Faxeinheit Austauschen Die Faxeinheit enthält eine kleine Batterie, mit der die Uhr betrieben wird, die Uhrzeit and Datum angibt. Diese Batterie muß alle zwei bis drei Jahre ausgetauscht werden. VORSICHT! Vergewissern Sie sich, daß der Drucker ausgeschaltet ist, bevor die Hauptsteuerungseinheit herausgenommen oder installiert wird.
  • Page 61 Index Numerics 10Base2 cable 4-3 10BaseT cable 4-1 connecting 4-6 enabling 6-1 BNC cable 4-3 battery A-11 Finisher 1-3 cables connecting HCF 1-3 10Base2 4-3 10BaseT 4-1 computer cables 4-1 installing DB9, shielded twisted pair (STP) 4- EP Cartridge 2-2 Ethernet 4-2 Fax 4-6 loading paper 3-1...
  • Page 62 Print Server Module (PSM) 6-2 printer drivers 6-1 utilities 6-1 RJ12 Management Port 4-2, 4-4 RJ45 cable 4-3, 4-5 safety information English A-1 German A-16 ScanCenter 1-3 site selection 1-1 space requirements printer only 1-1 printer with options 1-2 specifications environment 1-2, A-9 power 1-2, A-5 status pages 5-3...

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