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Lenovo 4330 User Manual

Lenovo 4330 inkjet printer user's guide.
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    4330 Inkjet Printer User’s Guide...

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    The manual is intended to help you use Lenovo products in a correct way, which does not represent any description of software or hardware configuration for the product. In relation to product configuration, refer to relevant contract (if any) and packing list or consult with the distributor who delivered the product to you.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Understanding the printer parts ........7 Understanding the printer software ......... 9 Using Print Properties ..............9 Using the Lenovo Solution Center ..........12 Using Lenovo Fast Pics .............. 13 Loading paper and specialty media ....... 15 Loading paper into the paper support ......... 15 Loading specialty media .............

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    Maintaining the printer ............ 27 Replacing the print cartridge ............27 Aligning the print cartridge ............31 Improving print quality ..............32 Ordering supplies ................ 35 Troubleshooting ............... 36 Setup troubleshooting ..............37 Jams and misfeeds troubleshooting ........... 40 Print troubleshooting ..............41 Error messages troubleshooting ..........

  • Page 5: Finding More Information

    Finding more information The Lenovo 4330 Inkjet Printer comes with many resources: Resource Description Setup sheet Instructions on how to set up the hardware and software and information on setup troubleshooting • Software for the printer, including: – Print Properties –...

  • Page 6: Unpacking The Printer

    Unpacking the printer To set up the printer, follow the instructions on the Setup sheet. If problems occur, see “Setup troubleshooting” on page 37. Opening the box These items are in the box with the printer: Note: A USB cable may or may not be included. 1 Power supply cord Software CD 2 USB cable...

  • Page 7: Understanding The Printer Parts

    Understanding the printer parts Use this Eject paper. • Turn the printer on or off. • Check the printer status. Paper exit tray Stack paper after printing. Access cover • Install or change cartridges. • Clear paper jams. Paper guide and release tab Make sure paper feeds correctly.

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    Use this USB cable connector Connect the printer to the computer using a USB cable (may be sold separately). Power supply Supply power to the printer. Note: Insert the power supply cord into the power supply before connecting the power supply cord into the wall outlet.

  • Page 9: Understanding The Printer Software, Using Print Properties

    Lenovo Solution Center (for troubleshooting, maintenance, and cartridge ordering information) • Lenovo Fast Pics (for quick photo selection and printing) Using Print Properties Print Properties is the software that controls the printing function. You can change the settings in Print Properties based on the type of project you want to create.

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    Control Panel Printers and other Hardware Printers and Faxes. Right-click Lenovo 4330, and select Printing Preferences. Make the changes you want, and click OK. Changes made to the printer settings from the Printers folder become the default settings for most programs.

  • Page 11: Print Properties Tabs

    Print Properties tabs Quality/Copies tab From Select Quality/Speed • Quick Print, Normal, or Photo, depending on the quality of output you want. Quick Print is the fastest option. Paper Type The type of paper from the menu Multiple Copies • The number of copies you want to print. •...

  • Page 12: Using The Lenovo Solution Center

    • Clean to fix horizontal streaks. • Align to fix blurry edges. • Troubleshoot other ink problems. Contact Information • Learn how to contact Lenovo by phone, e-mail, or on the World Wide Web. Advanced • Change the appearance of the Printing Status window, or turn printing voice notification on or off.

  • Page 13: Using Lenovo Fast Pics

    Using Lenovo Fast Pics Lenovo Fast Pics is an application that supports photo printing. There are two ways to open Lenovo Fast Pics: • Double-click the icon on the desktop. • Click Start Programs Lenovo 4330 Lenovo Fast Pics.

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    Using Lenovo Fast Pics to print photos If necessary, click Change Folder to browse to the folder where your photos are stored. Click to place a check mark next to each photo you want to print. If you want to edit your photos, click Edit.

  • Page 15: Loading Paper And Specialty Media, Loading Paper Into The Paper Support

    Loading paper and specialty media Loading paper into the paper support You can load up to 100 sheets of plain paper, depending on the thickness of the paper. Place the paper against the right side of the paper support. Note: Do not force the paper into the printer. Squeeze the release tab, and slide the paper guide to the right until it rests against the edge of the paper.

  • Page 16: Loading Specialty Media

    Loading specialty media Follow these guidelines when loading specialty media: Load Make sure Up to 100 sheets of inkjet • The print side is facing you. paper (depending on the • The paper guide rests against the edge of the thickness) paper.

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    Load Make sure Up to 20 sheets of • You remove any paper from the paper support banner paper before inserting banner paper. • You select A4 or letter size banner paper in Print Properties. See “Changing print settings” on page 20.

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    Load Make sure Up to 50 transparencies • The rough side is facing you. • The paper guide rests against the edge of the transparencies. Note: Since transparencies require more drying time, remove each transparency as it exits, and allow it to dry to avoid ink smudging. Up to 100 sheets of •...

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    Load Make sure Up to 10 envelopes • The print side is facing you. • The envelopes are loaded vertically against the right side of the paper support. • The stamp location is in the upper left corner. • The paper guide rests against the edge of the envelopes.

  • Page 20: Printing, Printing A Document

    Printing Printing a document Load paper. See “Loading paper into the paper support” on page 15. With the document open, click File Print. If you want to change print settings, see “Changing print settings” on page 20. Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup, and select the “I Want To”...

  • Page 21: Printing Photos

    The Print Properties dialog appears. Click the tabs to change the print settings. Note: For descriptions of the Print Properties tabs, see “Print Properties tabs” on page 11. After making the changes in Print Properties, click OK at the bottom of the screen to return to the Print dialog.

  • Page 22: Printing Borderless Photos

    Note: Photo, glossy, or coated paper is recommended for printing photos. From the Paper Setup tab, select the paper size and orientation of the photo. From the Print Layout tab, select the layout of the photo. When you are finished customizing the photo, click OK. Click OK or Print to complete the task.

  • Page 23: Printing Other Projects

    Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup to customize print settings. The Print Properties dialog appears. From the Quality/Copies tab, select Photo. From the “Paper Type” menu, choose a paper type. Note: Photo, glossy, or coated paper is recommended for printing photos. From the Paper Setup tab, select Borderless, the paper size, and the orientation of the photo.

  • Page 24: Networking The Printer, Overview

    Networking the printer Overview A network is a group of computers or computer systems linked together for the purpose of sharing resources, such as printers, files, or an Internet connection. The printer is network-capable and can be networked in one of two ways: •...

  • Page 25: Using The Peer-to-peer Method, Using The Point-and-print Method

    Using the peer-to-peer method With this 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. Follow the instructions on the Setup sheet to install the hardware and software on the host computer.

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    From the host computer, click Start Settings Printers (or Printers and Faxes). Right-click the Lenovo 4330 printer icon. Click Sharing. Click Shared As, and then type a distinctive name for the printer. Click OK. From the client computer, double-click Network Neighborhood, My Network Places, or My Network.

  • Page 27: Maintaining The Printer, Replacing The Print Cartridge

    Maintaining the printer Replacing the print cartridge The printer uses the following cartridge: Print cartridge part number Removing a used cartridge Note: Make sure the printer is on. Raise the access cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position unless the printer is busy.

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    Press down on the cartridge lever to raise the cartridge lid. Remove the old cartridge, and dispose of it.

  • Page 29: Installing The Print Cartridge

    Installing the print cartridge If you are installing a new cartridge, remove the sticker and transparent tape from the back and bottom of the cartridge. Warning: Do not touch the gold contact area on the cartridge. Unless it is already open, press down on the cartridge lever to raise the cartridge lid.

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    Snap the lid closed. Close the access cover. Note: The access cover must be closed to start a print job.

  • Page 31: Aligning The Print Cartridge

    Center Load plain paper. See “Loading paper into the paper support” on page 15. Open the Lenovo Solution Center. See “Using the Lenovo Solution Center” on page 12. From the Maintenance tab, click Align to fix blurry edges. Click Print.

  • Page 32: Improving Print Quality

    Improving print quality If you are not satisfied with the print quality of the document, make sure you: • Use paper that is a heavier weight, is bright white, or is coated. • Select a higher print quality. Selecting a higher print quality From the software application, click File Print.

  • Page 33: Cleaning The Print Cartridge Nozzles, Wiping The Print Cartridge Nozzles And Contacts

    Cleaning the print cartridge nozzles Load plain paper. See “Loading paper into the paper support” on page 15. Click Start Programs Lenovo 4330 Lenovo Solution Center. From the Maintenance tab, click Clean to fix horizontal streaks. Click Print. A page prints, forcing ink through the clogged nozzles to clean them.

  • Page 34: Preserving The Print Cartridge

    Lenovo’s printer warranty does not cover repair of failures or damage caused by a refilled cartridge. Lenovo does not recommend use of refilled cartridges. Refilling cartridges can affect print quality and cause damage to...

  • Page 35: Ordering Supplies

    Ordering supplies To order printer supplies or to locate a dealer near you, visit the Lenovo Web site at www.lenovo.com. The printer uses the following cartridge: Print cartridge part number...

  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Should the printer have a problem, this section helps you find the solution. From the following list, select the category that best describes the type of problem you are having. Turn to the page listed, and use the table to find solutions to specific problems.

  • Page 37: Setup Troubleshooting

    Setup troubleshooting Symptom Solution The Power light is 1 Disconnect the power supply cord from the wall outlet, not lit and then from the printer. 2 Plug the cord all the way into the power supply on the printer. 3 Plug the cord into an electrical outlet that other electrical devices have been using.

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    Symptom Solution Software will not If the printer is connected to the computer through another install device: 1 Disconnect the USB cable from any other device such as a USB hub or switch box. 2 Directly connect the cable to the printer and the computer.

  • Page 39: Removing And Reinstalling The Software

    If problems persist, you may need to remove and then reinstall the printer software. From the desktop, click Start Programs Lenovo 4330 Uninstall. Follow the instructions on the computer screen to remove the printer software. Restart the computer.

  • Page 40: Jams And Misfeeds Troubleshooting

    Jams and misfeeds troubleshooting To prevent jams and misfeeds: • Place the printer on a flat, level surface. • Use paper recommended for an inkjet printer. • Do not force the paper into the printer. Symptom Solution Paper jams 1 Firmly grasp the paper, and gently pull it out. 2 Press the button to reset the printer.

  • Page 41: Print Troubleshooting

    Check the ink level, and install a new print cartridge if quality, including: necessary. • Blank page To check the ink level, open the Lenovo Solution • Incorrect colors Center. See “Using the Lenovo Solution Center” on • Missing characters page 12.

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    Symptom Solution Poor text and graphic Unless you are using the borderless feature, use quality at the edge of the these minimum settings: page • Left and right margins: - 6.35 mm (0.25 inches) for all paper except A4 - 3.37 mm (0.133 inches) for A4 size paper •...

  • Page 43: Checking The Printer Status

    Click Start Control Panel Printers and Other Hardware Printers and Faxes. Double-click the Lenovo 4330 icon. Click Printer, and make sure no check mark appears next to Pause Printing. Make sure a check mark appears next to Set As Default.

  • Page 44: Error Messages Troubleshooting

    Check the ink level, and install a new print cartridge if necessary. To check the ink level, open the Lenovo Solution Center. See “Using the Lenovo Solution Center” on page 12. To install a new cartridge, see “Replacing the print cartridge”...

  • Page 45: Notices

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) compliance information statement The Lenovo 4330 Inkjet Printer (4113-LV1) has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...

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    Companies participating in this program introduce products that power down when they are not being used. This feature will cut the energy used by up to 50 percent. Lenovo is proud to be a participant in this program.

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    Printer energy consumption The following table documents the energy power consumption characteristics of the printer. Mode Description Power consumption Printing Printer is generating hard copy 10 W output from electronic inputs Printer is plugged into a wall outlet, but switch is turned off The power consumption levels listed in the previous table represent time-averaged measurements.

  • Page 48: Index

    18 networking 24 Contact Information jams and misfeeds 40 peer-to-peer tab 12 method 25 point-and-print method 25 Lenovo Fast Pics 13 nozzles, print cartridge emission statement 45 Lenovo products cleaning 33 envelopes, loading 19 ordering 35 wiping 33 error message...

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    Troubleshooting tab 12 Quality/Copies tab 11 paper exit tray 7 paper feed button 7 understanding paper guide 7 reinstalling software 39 Lenovo Fast Pics 13 paper jam 44 removing Lenovo Solution paper out 44 print cartridge 27 Center 12 Paper Setup tab 11...

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