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Model-Specific Information

Machine Types

Positions of WARNING and CAUTION Labels

Power Switch Symbols

Manuals for This Printer

List of Options

Installing the Operating Instructions

Installing the HTML Format Manuals

Opening the HTML Format Manuals

Guide to the Printer

Exterior: Front View

Exterior: Rear View


Control Panel

Display Panel

Entering Character

How to Enter Characters

Setting Up the Printer

Printer Set Up Procedure

Place to Install

Checking the Contents of the Box

Removing the Packaging Materials

Installing the Toner (Print Cartridge)

Loading Paper

Turning the Printer's Power On and Off

Turning on the Power

Turning off the Power

Selecting the Display Language

Test Printing

Installing the ELP-NX Card

Installing Options

Available Options

Order of Option Installation

Where to Install Options

Cautions When Re-installing the Controller Board

Attaching the Paper Feed Unit

Installing the Memory Expansion Units

Installing the SDRAM Module

Installing the Hard Disk

Installing the Interface Units

Installing the Gigabit Ethernet Board

Installing the Wireless LAN Interface Board

Installing the IEEE 1284 Interface Board

Installing the SD Memory Card Options

Connecting the Printer

Ethernet Cable Connection

Reading the LED Lamps

USB Cable Connection

Digital Camera Connection

Parallel Cable Connection


Ethernet Configuration

Specifying an IP Address (No DHCP)

Receiving an IP Address Automatically (DHCP)

Configuring Network Settings When Using NetWare

Setting the Ethernet Speed

Enabling IEEE802.1X Authentication

Wireless LAN Configuration

Setting the SSID

Confirming Wireless Network Connectivity

Cautions When Using a Wireless LAN

Setting Security Method of Wireless LAN

Setting a WEP Key

Setting WPA

Configuring IEEE 802.1X

Installing a Site Certificate

Installing Device Certificate

Setting Items of WPA/WPA2

Paper and Other Media

Supported Paper for Each Tray


Standard Paper Feed Tray and optional paper feed trays

Bypass Tray

Paper Weight and Capacity

Paper Recommendations

Storing Paper

Types of Paper and Other Media

Paper Not Supported by This Printer

Print Area

Loading Paper

Loading Paper into Standard Paper Feed Tray or Optional Paper Feed Trays

Loading Paper in Bypass Tray

Loading Envelopes

Switching between Paper Trays

Printing on Orientation-Fixed or Two-Sided Paper

Using Paper Types that Have Unique Names

From Registration of User Paper Types to Use

Registering Names to Paper Types

Setting User Paper Types to Trays

Printing Using Registered Paper Types

Maintaining the Printer

Adding Toner (Print Cartridge)

Replacing the Drum Unit

Replacing the Transfer Unit and Transfer Roller

Replacing the Waste Toner Bottle

Replacing the Fusing Unit and Dustproof Filters

Cautions When Cleaning

Cleaning the Paper Feed Roller

Cleaning the Registration Roller

Adjusting the Printer

Adjusting the Color Registration

Correcting the Color Gradation

Setting the Gradation Correction Value

Viewing the Color Calibration Sample Sheet and Gradation Correction Sheet

Resetting the Gradation Correction Value to the Initial Value

Adjusting Printing Position

Adjusting the Paper Type


Error and Status Messages Appear on the Control Panel

Panel Tones

Printer Does Not Print

Checking the Port Connection

Other Printing Problems

When You Cannot Print Properly

Paper Misfeeds Occur Frequently

The printed image is different from the image on the computer

When Printer is Not Functioning Properly

Additional Troubleshooting

Removing Misfed Paper

Removing Misfed Paper

Paper Misfeed Message (A)

Paper Misfeed Message (B) (C)

Paper Misfeed Message (Y)

Paper Misfeed Message (Z)


Moving and Transporting the Printer

Moving the Printer a Short Distance


Toner (Print Cartridge)

Waste Toner Bottle

Drum Unit

Transfer Unit

Fusing Unit