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Lenovo 5110 DigitalPrinter™
Lenovo 6110 DigitalPrinter™
User's Guide for Windows
• Setup troubleshooting
A checklist to find solutions to common setup problems.
• Printer overview
Learn about the printer parts and the printer software.
• Printing ideas
How to print several projects on various types of paper.
• Maintenance
Caring for your cartridges and ordering supplies.
• General troubleshooting
Error messages, print quality problems, paper jams, and much more.
May 2003
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    Lenovo 5110 DigitalPrinter™ Lenovo 6110 DigitalPrinter™ User’s Guide for Windows • Setup troubleshooting A checklist to find solutions to common setup problems. • Printer overview Learn about the printer parts and the printer software. • Printing ideas How to print several projects on various types of paper.

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    Edition: May 2003 This publication could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein; these changes will be incorporated in later editions. Improvements or changes in the products or the programs described may be made at any time.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Printer overview ... 5 Understanding the printer parts... 5 Using memory cards (Lenovo 6110 only)... 7 Using the printer software ... 8 Using the paper type sensor ... 12 Chapter 2: Printing ideas... 13 Printing on plain paper ... 13 Printing photos ...

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    Preserving the print cartridges ... 49 Ordering supplies ... 50 Chapter 4: Setup troubleshooting ... 51 Troubleshooting checklist... 51 Solving printer software installation problems ... 52 Chapter 5: General troubleshooting... 55 Understanding error messages and flashing lights ... 55 Resolving unsuccessful or slow printing... 57 Clearing paper misfeeds or jams...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Printer Overview, Understanding The Printer Parts

    Printer overview Understanding the printer parts Lenovo 5110 DigitalPrinter™ USB cable connector Paper support Paper guide and release tab Front cover Paper exit tray Paper Feed button Power button Printer overview Power supply connector...

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    Lenovo 6110 DigitalPrinter™ USB cable connector Paper support Paper guide and release tab Front cover Paper exit tray The following table describes each part. Use this: When you want to: Front cover • Install or change print cartridges. • Clear paper jams.

  • Page 7: Using Memory Cards (lenovo 6110 Only)

    USB card reader Transfer data from a memory card to your computer. Using memory cards (Lenovo 6110 only) Most digital cameras use a memory card to store photos. You can insert the memory card into your printer and print your photos or save them on your computer.

  • Page 8: Using The Printer Software

    • SmartMedia Using the printer software Your printer software works with your operating system to print documents with superior results. This software has two parts: the Printer driver and the Lenovo Solution Center. Type II, IBM Microdrive Secure Digital, MultiMedia Card Make sure: The name label faces toward the printer.

  • Page 9: Printer Driver

    Printer driver You can change your printer settings in the printer driver. To print a typical document on plain paper, you do not need to change your printer settings. When you install the printer software, the Print Properties are set to these default settings: •...

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    Quality/Copies tab From: Select: Paper Type • Use printer sensor when you want the paper type sensor to detect the paper in your printer. • Use my choice when you want to select the paper type. Quality/Speed • Automatic when you want the printer to select the correct print quality for the detected paper type.

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    Lenovo Solution Center The Lenovo 5110-6110 Solution Center (LSC) is a guide you can refer to for printer help. There are two ways to open the LSC: • Click Start Programs • Double-click the Lenovo 5110-6110 Solution Center desktop icon.

  • Page 12: Using The Paper Type Sensor

    From the Print Properties dialog box, select the Quality/Copies tab. From the Paper Type area, select Use printer sensor. Note: Your printer can detect the type of paper you are using; it cannot detect the paper size. If you want to turn the paper type sensor off and select your paper type: With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

  • Page 13: Chapter 2: Printing Ideas, Printing On Plain Paper

    • Load the paper vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary.

  • Page 14: Printing Photos

    Step 3: Print your document Click OK. Printing photos For the best photo printing results, we recommend you use: • The photo software included with your printer. • A photo cartridge. For more information on cartridges, see page 43. • Photo paper.

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    Borderless if you want to print a borderless photo. The size of the paper you are using and the size of the photo you want to print must be the same. – Paper if you do not want the printer to print to the edges of the paper. Print. Printing photos...

  • Page 16: Printing On Premium Or Coated Paper

    Click OK. Step 3: Print your photos Click OK. Note: To prevent smudging, remove each photo as it exits the printer, and then let it dry before stacking. Printing on premium or coated paper You can load up to 100 sheets of premium paper at a time, depending on the thickness of the paper.

  • Page 17: Printing On Both Sides Of A Sheet Of Paper

    • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

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    Note: For the best print quality, use a heavier weight paper. • Load the paper vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Make sure the print side is facing you. •...

  • Page 19: Printing Cards

    The odd-numbered pages print first, along with a reloading instruction page. When the odd-numbered pages finish printing, the printer software prompts you to reload the paper. Load the stack of paper and reloading instruction page with the printed side facing away from you and the arrows pointing down into the paper support.

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    Load the cards vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the cards into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the cards. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

  • Page 21: Printing Envelopes

    – Paper if you do not want the printer to print to the edges of the paper. From the Paper Size menu, select the correct size. For more information about printing on custom size paper, see page 41.

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    • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the envelopes. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears. From the Print dialog box, click Properties, Preferences, or Options. Select an envelope size: From the Print Properties dialog box, select the Paper Setup tab.

  • Page 23: Printing Color Images In Black And White

    • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary.

  • Page 24: Printing A Booklet

    Step 1: Load the paper • Load the paper vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the paper into the printer. Printing a booklet...

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    • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

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    Step 3: Print your document Click OK. After the first half of your booklet and the reloading instruction page prints, your printer software prompts you to reload the paper. Insert the stack of paper and the reloading instruction page with the printed side facing away from you and the arrows pointing down into the paper support.

  • Page 27: Printing Labels

    Load the labels vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Make sure there are no missing or curled labels. • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the labels into the printer. Printing labels...

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    • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the labels. Note: If you are using letter size sheets of labels, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

  • Page 29: Printing Handouts

    • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary.

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    Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears. From the Print dialog box, click Properties, Preferences, or Options. Select a print layout: From the Print Properties dialog box, select the Print Layout tab. From the Layout area, select N-up.

  • Page 31: Printing A Poster

    If you formatted your handouts to print on both sides of the page, continue printing your handouts. After the first half of your handouts prints, your printer software prompts you to reload the paper. Insert the paper and reloading instruction page with the printed side facing away from you and the arrows pointing down into the paper support.

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    • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary.

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    Select your poster size: Select the size of your poster: 2 x 2 (four pages total), 3 x 3 (nine pages total), or 4 x 4 (16 pages total). Select Print Crop Marks if you want help cutting the edges of your pages. If you need to reprint a selection of pages: Click Select Pages To Print...

  • Page 34: Printing Iron-on Transfers

    If your iron-on transfers include instructions, read them carefully. • Load the iron-on transfers vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Make sure the print side (blank side) is facing you. • Do not force the iron-on transfers into the printer. Printing iron-on transfers...

  • Page 35: Printing Transparencies

    Click OK. Step 3: Print your iron-on transfer Click OK. Note: To prevent smudging, remove each iron-on transfer as it exits the printer, and then let it dry before stacking. Printing transparencies You can load up to 20 transparencies at a time, depending on the thickness of the transparencies.

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    • Do not force the transparencies into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the transparencies.

  • Page 37: Printing Your Document In Reverse Order

    Click OK. Step 3: Print your transparencies Click OK. Note: To prevent smudging, remove each transparency as it exits the printer, and then let it dry before stacking. Printing your document in reverse order You can load up to 100 sheets of paper at a time, depending on the thickness of the paper.

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    • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Note: If you are using letter size paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

  • Page 39: Printing A Banner

    Note: Loading excess banner paper may cause a paper jam. For help, see “Printer has a paper jam” on page 60. Load the leading edge of the banner paper into the printer against the right side of the paper support.

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    Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left edge of the banner paper. Note: If you are using letter size banner paper, adjusting the paper guide may not be necessary. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

  • Page 41: Printing On Custom Size Paper

    Load the paper vertically against the right side of the paper support. • Make sure the print side is facing you. • Do not force the paper into the printer. • Squeeze and slide the paper guide to the left side of the paper. Step 2: Customize the print settings With your document open, click File The Print dialog box appears.

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    From the Print dialog box, click Properties, Preferences, or Options. Create a custom paper size: From the Print Properties dialog box, select the Paper Setup tab. From the Paper Size menu, select Custom Size. A dialog box displays on the screen. From the Units area, select Millimeters or Inches.

  • Page 43: Chapter 3: Maintenance, Replacing The Print Cartridges

    Left cartridge carrier: Lexmark Color cartridge only Note: You can use the printer with just a color cartridge or just a black cartridge. You must have a color cartridge installed when you print with a photo cartridge. For information about ordering supplies, see page 50.

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    Pull the cartridges toward you until you hear a snap. Remove the used cartridges. Store them in an airtight container or dispose of them properly. Replacing the print cartridges...

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    Installing the cartridges If you are installing new cartridges, remove the sticker and transparent tape from the back and bottom of the cartridges Warning: Do not touch or remove the gold contact areas on the back and bottom of the cartridges.

  • Page 46: Specifying Cartridge Settings In The Printer Software

    Before you specify the print cartridge settings in the printer software, install the cartridges. For help, see “Installing the cartridges” on page 45. Open the LSC. For help, see “Lenovo Solution Center” on page 11. From the Maintenance tab, click Install a new print cartridge.

  • Page 47: Aligning The Print Cartridges, Improving Print Quality

    • Vertical, straight lines are wavy. To align the cartridges: Load plain paper. Open the Lenovo Solution Center. For help, see page 11. From the Maintenance tab, click Align to fix the blurry edges. Click Print. The Alignment page prints.

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    If print quality has not improved, continue with step 2. Clean the print nozzles: Load paper. For help, see page 13. Open the Lenovo Solution Center. For help, see page 11. Click the Maintenance tab. From the Maintenance tab, click Clean to fix horizontal streaks.

  • Page 49: Preserving The Print Cartridges

    The print cartridges do not print correctly if left exposed for an extended period. Lenovo’s printer warranty does not cover repair of failures or damage caused by a refilled cartridge. We do not recommend use of refilled cartridges. Refilling cartridges can affect print quality and cause damage to the printer.

  • Page 50: Ordering Supplies

    Ordering supplies To order supplies or locate a dealer near you, contact the Lenovo Web site at www.lenovo.com. Item: Black cartridge Color cartridge Photo cartridge USB cable Part number: 12A2405 Ordering supplies...

  • Page 51: Chapter 4: Setup Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Checklist

    Is the paper loaded correctly? Make sure you do not push the paper too far into the printer. For help, see page 13. Did you install the printer software correctly? From your desktop, click Start If Lenovo 5110-6110 does not appear in your list of programs, install the printer software. Programs or All Programs. Setup troubleshooting...

  • Page 52: Solving Printer Software Installation Problems

    To set the printer to be the default printer: Click Start Right-click the Lenovo 5110 and make sure that Set as Default is selected. Is your printer connected directly to your computer through an external device, such as a USB hub, switch box, scanner, or fax machine? If it is, follow these steps: Disconnect your printer from any external devices.

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    Windows 2000/XP Eject and reinsert the printer software CD. From your desktop, double-click My Computer. Double-click your CD-ROM drive icon. If necessary, double-click setup.exe. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete printer software installation. Solving printer software installation problems...

  • Page 54: Installing The Printer Software

    Restart the computer before reinstalling the printer software. Installing the printer software You can install the printer software using the printer software CD that came with your printer, or you can download it from the Lenovo Web site at www.lenovo.com.

  • Page 55: Chapter 5: General Troubleshooting, Understanding Error Messages And Flashing Lights

    Paper Jam message For help clearing a paper jam, see “Printer has a paper jam” on page 60. Ink Low message A print cartridge is running out of ink. An Ink Low message appears when one of your cartridges is 25% full or less.

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    • Click the ? to get more information about ordering supplies. • Order a new cartridge or locate a dealer near you by contacting the Lenovo Web site at www.lenovo.com. For help: • Installing a new cartridge, see page 45.

  • Page 57: Resolving Unsuccessful Or Slow Printing

    Windows 98/Me/2000 1 Click Start Settings Printers. 2 From the Printers folder, double-click the Lenovo 5110-6110 printer icon. 3 From the Printer menu, make sure: • Set as Default is selected. • Pause Printing is not selected. • Check the printer port:...

  • Page 58: Test Page Does Not Print

    Windows 98/Me/2000: Click Start Windows XP: Click Start and Faxes. In the Printers folder, make sure there is only one Lenovo 5110-6110 printer icon. • If you have installed multiple copies of the printer software, remove each copy, and then restart the computer and reinstall the printer software.

  • Page 59: Clearing Paper Misfeeds Or Jams

    Documents that are large or that contain background images may also take longer to print. • Check the printer to see if another document is being printed. Print jobs are printed in the order the printer receives them. •...

  • Page 60: Solving Print Quality Problems

    Your software program is designed to print envelopes. For help, check your software program documentation. • The envelope or specialty media is not jammed. For help, see “Printer has a paper jam” on page 60. Printer has a paper jam If the paper is lodged too far into the printer and cannot be removed: Turn the printer off.

  • Page 61: Vertical Straight Lines Are Not Smooth

    47. Print smears on the page • The next page exiting the printer may be smearing the ink. Remove each page as it exits the printer and let it dry completely before stacking. • Clean the print cartridge nozzles and contacts. For help, see “Improving print quality” on page 47.

  • Page 62: Printed Characters Are Improperly Formed Or Misaligned

    47. Colors on the printout differ from the colors on the screen • A cartridge may be low on ink. Check the ink levels in the Lenovo Solution Center. For help, see “Lenovo Solution Center” on page 11. •...

  • Page 63: Solving Specialty Media Problems

    For help, see “Printing photos” on page 14 or “Printing transparencies” on page 35. • Remove each page as it exits the printer, and then let it dry completely before stacking. Transparencies or photos contain white lines •...

  • Page 64: Service Station In China

    Service station in China 省份 城市 维修站名称 安徽省 合肥市 合肥联星电脑技术服务有限公司 安徽省 芜湖市 芜湖市环联电脑有限公司 安徽省 合肥市 合肥佳维电脑技术服务有限责任公司 安徽省 蚌埠市 北京金色快车计算机技术有限公司蚌埠分公司 北京市 北京市 联想(北京)有限公司北京客户服务部 福建省 福州市 福州计通信息技术有限公司 福建省 厦门市 厦门市新四美达科技发展有限公司 福建省 泉州市 泉州科达电脑有限公司 甘肃省 兰州市 兰州天地电脑技术有限公司 甘肃省 酒泉市 酒泉创通科贸有限责任公司 广东省 湛江市 湛江市零壹电脑技术服务有限公司 广东省...

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    湖南省 株州市 株洲今联数码科技有限公司 吉林省 长春市 长春东大电脑技术有限公司 吉林省 延吉市 延边天池电脑公司 吉林省 吉林市 吉林三豪电子工程有限公司 江苏省 苏州市 苏州市创捷工业控制技术有限公司维修站 江苏省 徐州市 徐州市徐联计算机有限公司 江苏省 连云港市 连云港市东凌计算机技术服务有限公司维修中心 江苏省 无锡市 无锡市中科新瑞系统集成有限公司 江苏省 扬州市 扬州安泰新技术开发有限公司 江苏省 常州市 常州市凯特计算机技术有限公司 江苏省 南京市 联想(上海)有限公司南京客户服务部 江苏省 南通市 南通晓东电脑有限公司 江西省 南昌市 江西诚维技术服务有限公司 辽宁省 丹东市...

  • Page 66: Notices

    A declaration of conformity with the requirements of the directives is available by contacting Lenovo. Lenovo (Beijing) Ltd. No. 6 Chuang Ye Road, Shangdi Information Industry Base, Haidian District, Beijing, China. Post Code : 100085. Tel: 86-10-82878888.

  • Page 67: Glossary

    Printer software settings defined when the printer is manufactured. driver. See printer software. duplex. A printer software option that lets you print on both sides of a sheet of paper. glossy paper. Paper with one glossy side designed for photographs.

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    A printer software option that lets you reverse an image before printing. N-up. A printer software option that lets you print multiple pages of a document on a single sheet of paper. For example, select 4-up to print reduced images of pages 1 through 4 on the first sheet of paper, images of pages 5 through 8 on the second sheet, and so on.

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    See program. top flip. A printer software option that arranges duplexed pages so they turn like the pages of a legal pad. transparency. A see-through sheet of print media that can be displayed on an overhead projector.

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    watermark. A light graphic or background text that appears on each page of a document.

  • Page 71: Index

    Ink Low message 55 installing print cartridges 45 printer software 54 intermittent printing 61 iron-on transfers 34 labels 27 Lenovo Solution Center 11 loading banner paper 39 booklet 24 cards 19 coated paper 14 custom size paper 41 duplexing 17...

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    51 printer driver installing 54 removing 54 printer parts 6 printer software driver 8 installing 54 Lenovo Solution Center 8 removing 54 printer software CD, troubleshooting 52 printing alignment page 47 banner paper 39 booklet 24 borderless photo 14, 15...

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    60 margins 61 paper feeding 59 paper jams 60 paper misfeeds 59 print quality 60 printer cable 51 printer not printing 57 printer software installation 52 slow printing 59 software 52 solving print quality problems 60 specialty paper 63...

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