The storage area on the printer's hard disk is divided into a temporary storage area and a permanent storage area. The tem-
porary storage area stores print jobs in the job queue or shared mailbox. The permanent storage area stores jobs in personal
• Job queue
The job queue refers to print jobs that are being processed by the printer (saved, received, prepared for processing,
printed, deleted, or held). Up to 64 jobs can be stored in the temporary storage area.
When the job queue is full, additional jobs sent from a computer are treated as "standby" jobs, to be processed when
However, if all queued jobs are simply being held, the oldest job is deleted and the print job sent from the computer is
• Shared mailbox
Jobs for which you have specified Print in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X) are saved in
the shared mailbox and classified as saved jobs.
There is one shared mailbox, numbered 00. A password cannot be set for the shared mailbox.
Up to 100 print jobs can be saved here, but they will be deleted one after another starting with the oldest job in the
• If there are more than 100 jobs queued and saved in the shared mailbox combined
• If no more temporary storage space is available when jobs for which you have selected Print in Output Method
(in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X) are received
• If there is not enough space in the temporary or permanent storage area when jobs for which you have selected
Save in mail box in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac OS X) are received
• Personal boxes
Jobs are classified as saved jobs and saved in personal boxes in the following situations.
• When a saved job stored in the shared mailbox is moved to a personal box
• When you have selected Save in mail box as the option in Output Method (in Windows) or Send job to (in Mac
There are 29 personal boxes, numbered 01 to 29. You can specify a name and password for each personal box.
Up to 100 print jobs can be saved in all personal boxes combined.
Print Job Operations
Basic Print Job Operations
Using the Printer Hard Disk