Lexmark Z2300 User Manual

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Z2300 Series User's Guide


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    Z2300 Series User's Guide 2008 www.lexmark.com...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding information about the printer...6 Setting up the printer...8 Bypassing security warnings during software installation...8 Understanding the parts of the printer...8 Understanding the parts of the printer...9 Installing printer software ...9 Installing the optional XPS driver (Windows Vista users only)... 10 Using the Windows printer software...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Installing print cartridges... 28 Removing a used print cartridge ... 29 Refilling print cartridges... 30 Using genuine Lexmark print cartridges... 30 Aligning the print cartridges ... 30 Cleaning the print cartridge nozzles... 31 Wiping the print cartridge nozzles and contacts ... 31 Preserving the print cartridges ...

  • Page 5: Safety Information

    This product is designed, tested, and approved to meet strict global safety standards with the use of specific Lexmark components. The safety features of some parts may not always be obvious. Lexmark is not responsible for the use of other replacement parts.

  • Page 6: Introduction, Finding Information About The Printer

    Where to find (rest of world) Telephone numbers and support hours vary by country or region. Visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com. Select a country or region, and then select the Customer Support link. Note: For additional information about contacting Lexmark, see the printed warranty that came with your printer.

  • Page 7: Limited Warranty

    12 months after the original date of purchase. Record the following information (located on the store receipt and the back of the printer), and have it ready when you contact customer support so that they may serve you faster: •...

  • Page 8: Setting Up The Printer, Bypassing Security Warnings During Software Installation

    Bypassing security warnings during software installation Third-party applications, including antivirus, security, and firewall programs may alert you about the printer software being installed. For your printer to work properly, allow the printer software to be installed on your computer. Understanding the parts of the printer...

  • Page 9: Understanding The Parts Of The Printer, Installing Printer Software

    Power supply Connect the printer to a power source using the power cord. Plug the power cord all the way into the power supply on the printer. Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet that other electrical devices have been using.

  • Page 10: Installing The Optional Xps Driver (windows Vista Users Only)

    Installing the optional XPS driver (Windows Vista users only) The XML Paper Specification (XPS) driver is an optional printer driver designed to make use of the advanced XPS color and graphics features that are available only for Windows Vista users. To use XPS features, you must install the XPS driver as an additional driver after you install the regular printer software.

  • Page 11: Using The Windows Printer Software

    Note: Not all of these programs are available on all printers. For example, if you purchased a printer that does not scan or fax items, then the printer software will not support these functions.

  • Page 12: Using The Macintosh Printer Software

    Lexmark Network Card Reader Lexmark Printer Utility Lexmark Wireless Setup Assistant Set up the printer on a wireless network. Note: Your printer may not come with these applications, depending on the features of the printer that you purchased. Access the printer utility.

  • Page 13: Loading Paper, Loading Various Paper Types

    If you are using specialty paper, you follow the instructions that came with it. • You do not force paper into the printer. Load the paper vertically against the right side of the paper support. Adjust the paper guide until it rests against the left edge of the paper.

  • Page 14: Iron-on Transfers

    Iron-on transfers Load up to 10 iron-on transfers. Make sure: • You follow the loading instructions that came with the iron-on transfers. • The print side of the transfers faces you. • The transfers are loaded against the right side of the paper support. •...

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    Make sure: • You follow the loading instructions that came with the labels. • The print side of the labels faces you. • The adhesive on the labels does not extend to within 1 mm of the edge of the label. •...

  • Page 16: Printing, Printing Basic Documents, Printing A Document, Printing Web

    Click Print. Printing Web pages If you chose to install the Lexmark Toolbar software for your Web browser, then you can use it to create a printer-friendly version of any Web page. Notes: •...

  • Page 17: Printing Multiple Copies Of A Document, Collating Printed Copies

    With a document open, click File Click Properties, Preferences, Options, or Setup. From the Copies section of the Print Setup tab, enter the number of copies that you want to print. Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. Click OK or Print. Using Macintosh With a document open, click File From the Printer pop-up menu, choose the printer.

  • Page 18: Printing The Last Page First (reverse Page Order), Printing Multiple Pages On One Sheet (n-up)

    In the Copies field, enter the number of copies that you want to print, and then select Collated. Click Print. Note: To prevent smudging when printing photos, remove each photo as it exits the printer, and then let it dry before stacking.

  • Page 19: Canceling Print Jobs

    Select the number of page images to print on each page. If you want each page image to be surrounded by a border, then select Print Page Borders. Click OK to close any printer software dialogs. Click OK or Print.

  • Page 20: Pausing Print Jobs

    If you want to cancel a particular print job, right-click the document name, and then select Cancel. • If you want to cancel all print jobs in the queue, click Printer Using the taskbar in Windows Double-click the printer icon in the taskbar.

  • Page 21: Printing Specialty Documents, Choosing Compatible Specialty Paper Types, Printing Envelopes

    Photo Paper—A high-quality photo paper specifically designed for Lexmark inkjet printers, but compatible with all inkjet printers. It is used specifically for printing professional quality photos with a glossy finish. It is best when used with genuine Lexmark evercolor 2 ink, providing photos that are fade- and water-resistant.

  • Page 22: Printing Labels

    With a document open, choose File From the “Format for” pop-up menu, choose the printer that you want to use. From the Paper Size pop-up menu, choose a paper size that matches the size of the label sheet. If no paper size matches the label sheet size, then create a custom size.

  • Page 23: Printing On Custom-size Paper

    Click +. In the Page Size menu, type the Width and Height of the paper. From the Printer Margins pop-up menu, choose the printer that you want to use. The margins are set by the printer. If you want to set the margins, choose User defined, and then type the margins in the Printer Margins area.

  • Page 24: Printing Other Specialty Documents, Saving And Deleting Print Settings

    Click Print. Printing other specialty documents When you installed the printer driver, some printer software was installed that may help you print specialty documents such as booklets, posters, iron-on transfers, transparencies, and banners. For information about printing these documents, see the Help installed with the programs or applications you choose to use.

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    Notes: • To retrieve your print settings, click Profiles you want to use. • To delete a setting, click Profiles Delete. Using Macintosh The Presets pop-up menu lets you save the print settings you use often. When print settings are saved into a Preset, there is no need to adjust the print settings for every print job.

  • Page 26: Working With Photos, Using Recommended Paper, Printing Photos

    Insert a CD or any removable storage device (such as a flash drive, memory card, or digital camera) into the computer. If you install Lexmark FastPics or Lexmark Productivity Studio, then the software will launch when you insert the flash drive, memory card, or digital camera.

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    From the same pop-up menu, choose Quality & Media. • From the Paper Type pop-up menu, choose the type of paper you are using. • From the Print Quality area, choose Automatic or Photo. Click Print. Remove the CD or storage device.

  • Page 28: Maintaining The Printer, Maintaining Print Cartridges, Installing Print Cartridges

    Maintaining the printer Maintaining print cartridges Installing print cartridges Open the access cover, and then press down on the cartridge carrier levers. Remove the used print cartridge or cartridges. If you are installing new print cartridges, remove the tape from the back and bottom of the black cartridge, insert the cartridge in the left carrier, and then close the black cartridge carrier lid.

  • Page 29: Removing A Used Print Cartridge

    Removing a used print cartridge Make sure the printer is on. Lift the access cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the printer is busy. Press down on the cartridge carrier lever to raise the cartridge carrier lid.

  • Page 30: Refilling Print Cartridges, Using Genuine Lexmark Print Cartridges, Aligning The Print Cartridges

    Refilling print cartridges The warranty does not cover repair of failures or damage caused by a refilled cartridge. Lexmark does not recommend use of a refilled cartridge. Refilling a cartridge can affect print quality and may cause damage to the printer. For best results, use Lexmark supplies.

  • Page 31: Cleaning The Print Cartridge Nozzles, Wiping The Print Cartridge Nozzles And Contacts

    Cleaning the print cartridge nozzles Using Windows Load plain paper. Click Start Programs or All Programs, and then click the printer folder. From the printer folder, click Maintenance Click Print. Follow the instructions on the computer screen. If print quality has not improved, then wipe the print cartridge nozzles and contacts.

  • Page 32: Preserving The Print Cartridges

    Keep new cartridges in their packaging until you are ready to install them. • Do not remove a cartridge from the printer except to replace, clean, or store it in an airtight container. The cartridges do not print correctly if left exposed for an extended period of time.

  • Page 33: Cleaning The Exterior Of The Printer, Ordering Supplies, Ordering Print Cartridges

    Warning—Potential Damage: Do not use household cleaners or detergents, as they may damage the finish of the printer. Wipe only the outside of the printer, making sure to remove any ink residue that has accumulated on the paper exit tray.

  • Page 34: Ordering Paper And Other Supplies

    Ordering paper and other supplies To purchase supplies or to locate a dealer near you, visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com. For best results when printing photos or other high-quality images, use Lexmark Photo Paper or Lexmark PerfectFinish Photo Paper and Lexmark print cartridges.

  • Page 35: Troubleshooting, Using The Printer Troubleshooting Software (windows Only), Setup Troubleshooting, Power Button Is Not Lit

    Troubleshooting Using the printer troubleshooting software (Windows only) The Lexmark Service Center provides step-by-step troubleshooting help and contains links to printer maintenance tasks and customer support. To open the Lexmark Service Center, use one of these methods: Method 1 If it appears on an error message dialog, click the For additional assistance, use the Lexmark Service Center link.

  • Page 36: Software Did Not Install

    Software did not install If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the list in the Printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job, you can try uninstalling and reinstalling the software.

  • Page 37: Page Does Not Print

    HECK POWER If the light is not on, then make sure that the power cord is properly connected to the printer and plugged into a known working electrical outlet that other electrical devices have been using. EMOVE AND THEN RELOAD PAPER HECK INK Check the ink levels, and then install new print cartridges if necessary.

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    If you want to resume all print jobs in the queue, then click Start Jobs. • If the printer is not in bold, then it is not the default printer. You must select the printer for each file that you want to print.

  • Page 39: Removing And Reinstalling The Software

    EMOVE AND REINSTALL THE SOFTWARE If you encountered problems while installing, or if your printer does not appear in the printers folder or as a printer option when sending a print job, then try uninstalling and reinstalling the software.

  • Page 40: Enabling The Usb Port In Windows

    Insert the installation CD, and then follow the instructions on the computer screen to reinstall the software. If the software still does not install correctly, visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com to check for the latest software. In all countries or regions except the United States, select your country or region.

  • Page 41: Solving Printer Communication Problems

    Solving printer communication problems The printer and the computer cannot exchange data. STABLISH BIDIRECTIONAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE PRINTER AND THE COMPUTER Press to turn the printer off. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet. Remove the power supply from the printer.

  • Page 42: Notices, Product Information, Edition Notice


  • Page 43: United States Government Rights

    Note: To assure compliance with FCC regulations on electromagnetic interference for a Class B computing device, use a properly shielded and grounded cable such as Lexmark part number 1021294 for USB attach. Use of a substitute cable not properly shielded and grounded may result in a violation of FCC regulations.

  • Page 44: Exposure To Radio Frequency Radiation, Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    Exposure to radio frequency radiation The following notice is applicable if your printer has a wireless network card installed. The radiated output power of this device is far below the radio frequency exposure limits of the FCC and other regulatory agencies. A minimum separation of 20 cm (8 inches) must be maintained between the antenna and any persons for this device to satisfy the RF exposure requirements of the FCC and other regulatory agencies.

  • Page 45: European Ec Directives Conformity Statement For Radio Products

    A declaration of conformity with the requirements of the directives has been signed by the Director of Manufacturing and Technical Support, Lexmark International, Inc., S.A., Boigny, France. This product satisfies the Class B limits of EN 55022 and safety requirements of EN 60950.

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    Alulírott, Lexmark International, Inc. nyilatkozom, hogy a termék megfelel a vonatkozó alapvetõ követelményeknek és az 1999/5/EC irányelv egyéb elõírásainak. Íslenska Hér með lýsir Lexmark International, Inc. yfir því að þessi vara er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 1999/5/EC. Italiano Con la presente Lexmark International, Inc.

  • Page 47: Noise Emission Levels, Product Disposal, Temperature Information

    Diretiva 1999/5/CE. Slovensky Lexmark International, Inc. týmto vyhlasuje, že tento produkt spĺňa základné požiadavky a všetky príslušné ustanovenia smernice 1999/5/ES. Slovensko Lexmark International, Inc. izjavlja, da je ta izdelek v skladu z bistvenimi zahtevami in ostalimi relevantnimi določili direktive 1999/5/ES. Svenska Härmed intygar Lexmark International, Inc.

  • Page 48: Power Consumption

    The power consumption levels listed in the previous table represent time-averaged measurements. Instantaneous power draws may be substantially higher than the average. Values are subject to change. See www.lexmark.com for current values. Power Saver This product is designed with an energy-saving mode called Power Saver. The Power Saver Mode is equivalent to the EPA Sleep Mode.

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    Lexmark that cannot be excluded or modified. If any such provisions apply, then to the extent Lexmark is able, Lexmark hereby limits its liability for breach of those provisions to one of the following: replacement of the Software Program or reimbursement of the price...

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    Lexmark. You may not separate the components of the Software Program for use on more than one computer. You agree that you will not Use the Software Program, in whole or in part, in any manner that has...

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    Lexmark's limited warranty, or for any other claim whatsoever related to the subject matter of this Agreement, Lexmark's and its suppliers’ liability for all types of damages, regardless of the form of action or basis (including contract, breach, estoppel, negligence, misrepresentation, or tort), shall be limited to the greater of $5,000 or the money paid to Lexmark or its Authorized remarketers for the license hereunder for the Software Program that caused the damages or that is the subject matter of, or is directly related to, the cause of action.

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    License Agreement, any other written agreement signed by you and Lexmark relating to your Use of the Software Program). To the extent any Lexmark policies or programs for support services conflict with the terms of this License Agreement, the terms of this License Agreement shall...

  • Page 53: Index

    29 cartridges, print aligning 30 cleaning 31 installing 28 ordering 33 preserving 32 using genuine Lexmark 30 wiping 31 printing photos from 26 cleaning exterior of the printer 33 cleaning print cartridge nozzles 31 custom-size paper, loading 15, 23...

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    37 power button is not lit 35 software did not install 36 USB port 9 enabling 40 using Mac printer software 12 Web page printing 16 Web site finding 6 Windows software FastPics 11...

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