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Dell B1160W Manual

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    User's Guide Dell B1160 Dell B1160w BASIC BASIC This guide provides information concerning installation, basic operation and troubleshooting on windows. ADVANCED This guide provides information about installation, advanced configuration, operation and troubleshooting on...
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    ... Introduction Key benefits Features by models Useful to know About this user's guide Safety information Machine overview Control panel ... tray Basic printing 22 23 31 5. Appendix Specifications Dell technical support policy Contacting Dell Warranty and return policy Copyright 35 2 56 64 65 66 67 3....
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    ...the machine. • Key benefits • Features by models • Useful to know • About this user's guide • Safety information • Machine overview • Control panel overview • Turning on the machine • Installing the driver locally • Reinstalling the driver 4 6 7 8 9 14 16 17 18 20
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    ...conserves electricity by substantially reducing power consumption when not in use. • Dell Printer Manager and Dell Printer Status are a program that monitors and informs you of the machine's status and allows you to customize the machine's settings (see "Using Dell Printer Manager" on page 125...
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    ...61). • Your machine is equipped with a USB interface. Supports various wireless network setting method • Using the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™) button - ... conveniently print from your mobile device using the Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct feature. See "Introducing wireless set up methods" on page 84.
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    ... Blank: Not available) Software Software SPL printer driver XPS printer driver Dell Printer Manager Embedded Web Service Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Dell Printer Status Firmware Update Utility B1160 B1160w (●: Included, Blank: Not available)
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    Useful to know Where can I download the machine's driver? • Visit www.support.dell.com to download the latest machine's driver, and install it on your system. Printouts are blurry. • The toner level might be low or uneven. Shake the toner ...
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    .... The screenshots in this user's guide may differ from your machine depending on the machine's firmware/driver version. The procedures in this user's guide are mainly based on Windows 7. Note Conventions Some terms in this guide are used ...
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    ... sure to read and understand all of these instructions before using the machine. After reading ... off the power switch and unplug the machine. • The user should be able to access the power outlet in case of emergencies that might require the user to pull the plug out. This could result in electric ...
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    ... damaged, unplug the machine from all interface connections and request assistance from qualified service personnel. Otherwise, this could ... the machine does not operate properly after these instructions have been followed, unplug the machine from all interface connections and request assistance from...
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    Safety information Do not allow too many papers to stack up in the paper output tray. It can damage the machine. Do not block or push ... the machine weighs more than 40 kg (88.18 lbs), lift with 4 or more people. Installation / Moving • • Warning Do not place the machine in an area with dust, ...
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    ... machine is not well-ventilated, this could result in fire. The machine should be connected to the power level which is specified on the label. If you are ... the machine. This could result in electric shock or fire. When you are working inside the machine replacing supplies or cleaning the inside, do ...
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    ... technician. Repair by non-certified technicians could result in fire or electric shock. • The machine should only be repaired by a Dell service technician. To clean and operate the machine, strictly follow the user's guide provided with the machine. Otherwise, you...
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    ...installation guide Output stackera Software CDb USB cable (B1160w only) Misc. accessoriesc a. Refer to ...Quick Install Guide to attach the output stacker to the machine. b. The software CD contains the printer drivers, software applications, and user's guide. c. Miscellaneous accessories included...
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    ...see "Features by models" on page 6). 4 1 2 5 2 1 3 USB port Power receptacle 2 1 2 3 4 Control panel Tray handle Tray Output tray 5 6 7 Output support Top cover Toner cartridge 1. Introduction 15
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    ... 3 This control panel may differ from your machine depending on its model. There are various types of control panels. WPS (B1160w only) Configures the wireless network connection easily without a computer (see "Wireless network setup" on page 83). • ...
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    Turning on the machine 1 Connect the machine to the electricity supply first. 2 1 2 Press (power/cancel) button on the control panel. If you want to turn the power off, press (power/cancel) button on the control panel. 1. Introduction 17
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    ... software CD into your CD-ROM drive. The software CD should automatically run and an installation window will appear...procedure, click Cancel to close the window. Your printer driver installation window that appears in this User's Guide may differ depending on the printer in use. 1. Introduction 18
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    ... the computer using USB cable. Click Next. Your printer driver installation window that appears in this User's Guide may differ depending on the printer in use. 5 Follow the instructions in the installation window to complete the installation process...
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    ... 5 Make sure that the machine is connected to your computer and powered on. From the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Dell > Dell Printers > your printer driver name > Maintenance. Select Repair and click Next. Follow the instructions ...
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    2. Learning the Basic Usage After installation is complete, you may want to set the machine's default settings. Refer to the next section if you would like to set or change values. This chapter provides information about the overall menu structure and the basic setup ...
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    ...: 1 2 3 4 5 Open the document you want to print. Select Print from the file menu. Select your machine from the Select Printer. Click Properties or Preferences. Click Dell tab > Test page. 2. Learning the Basic Usage 22
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    ... meet these specifications may cause problems or require repairs. Such repairs are not covered by Dell's warranty or service agreements. • Make sure not to use ...2 The use of inflammable media or foreign materials left in the printer may lead to overheating of the unit and, in rare...
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    ..." on page 49 or "Clearing paper jams" on page 50). 1 Open the tray. Then, adjust the tray size to the media size you are loading (see "Tray overview" on page 23). 3 Place the paper with the side you want to print facing up and open the output tray. 2 1 2 1 2. Learning the Basic Usage 24
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    ... the paper width guide and slide it to the edge of the paper stack without causing it to bend. The settings made from the machine driver override the settings on the control panel. a ... the paper width guide, it may cause paper jams. 5 When you print a document, set the paper type and...
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    ... printing when there is still paper in the manual feeder. • Print media should be loaded face up with the top edge going into the manual feeder first and be placed...mode, the machine does not feed paper from the manual feeder. Wake up the machine by pressing the power button before ...
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    ... Color CardStock Labels Envelope Preprinted Cotton Recycled Archive a. The paper types available manual feeding in tray. Traya If you select Envelope from the Printing Preferences window, but the printed images get easily erased, select Thick Envelope and try...
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    ...the heat and pressure of the machine during operation. Labels To avoid damaging the machine, use only labels designed for use in laser printers. Use only well-constructed envelopes with sharp and well-creased folds. Do not use stamped envelopes. Do ...
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    ... When loading preprinted paper, the printed side should be facing up with an uncurled edge at the front. If you experience problems with paper feeding, ... off preprinted paper, reducing print quality. • • • In the software application, set margins at least 6.4 mm (0.25 inches) ...
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    ... tray 5 Setting the paper size and type After loading paper in the paper tray, set the paper size and type. Open the Printing Preferences (see "Opening printing preferences" on page 32) and set the paper size and type in the Paper tab. If you want to use special-...
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    Basic printing For special printing features, refer to the Advanced Guide (see "Using advanced print features" on page 110). 3 Select your machine from the Select Printer list. 6 Printing If you are a Macintosh or Linux user, refer to the "Macintosh printing" on...
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    ... printing preferences • The Printing Preferences window that appears in this user's guide may differ depending ... to the machine's setting or environment. You can check the machine's current status using the Printer Status button (see "Using Dell Printer Status" on page 127). 1 2 Open the document...
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    ... option, which is visible on each preferences tab except for the Dell tab, allows you to save the current preferences for .... Enter a name for the item in the Favorites input box. 9 You can also restore the printer driver's default settings by selecting Default Favorite from the Favorites drop-down ...
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    ...available for your machine. • Ordering supplies and accessories • Available supplies • Storing the toner cartridge • Redistributing toner • Replacing the toner cartridge • Cleaning the machine • Tips for moving & storing your machine 35 36 37 39 40 42 46
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    ...available supplies, and maintenance parts. To order Dell-authorized supplies and accessories visit ...dell.com/supplies, or contact your local Dell dealer or the retailer where you purchased your machine....com or support.dell.com, select your country/region, and obtain information on calling for service...
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    ...does not recommend using non-genuine Dell toner cartridge such as refilled or remanufactured toner. Dell cannot guarantee non-genuine Dell toner cartridge's quality. Service or repair required as a result of using non-genuine Dell toner cartridges will not be covered under the machine's warranty...
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    ...your new Dell toner cartridge. Store this cartridge in the same environment in which the printer will be used....recommend or approve the use of non-Dell brand toner cartridges in your printer including generic... brand, refilled, or remanufactured toner cartridges. Dell's printer warranty does not cover...
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    ... 3 Estimated cartridge life Estimated cartridge life the life of the toner cartridge (or imaging unit) yield depends on the amount of toner that print jobs require. The actual print ..., the consumption of the toner is higher and you may need to change the cartridge more often. 3. Maintenance 38
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    ... improve print quality by redistributing the remaining toner in the cartridge. In some cases, white streaks or light ... • Before opening the top cover, close the output support first. • If toner gets on your ... wash clothing in cold water. Hot water sets toner into fabric. 1 2 3. Maintenance 39
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    Replacing the toner cartridge • Before opening the top cover, close the output support first. • Do not use sharp objects ... with a dry cloth and wash clothing in cold water. Hot water sets toner into fabric. • Shake the toner cartridge thoroughly, it will increase the initial print quality. • ...
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    Replacing the toner cartridge 3. Maintenance 41
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    Cleaning the machine If printing quality problems occur or if you use your machine ... machine. This buildup can cause print quality problems, such as toner specks or smearing. Cleaning the inside of the machine clears and reduces these problems. 4 Cleaning the outside Clean the machine cabinet with ...
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    ...machine. This buildup can cause print quality problems, such as toner specks or smearing. Cleaning ...inside of the machine clears and reduces these problems. • Use a dry lint-free cloth ...cleaning the machine. • Before opening the top cover, close the output support first. 1 2 3. Maintenance 43
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    Cleaning the machine 3. Maintenance 44
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    Cleaning the machine 6 Cleaning the pickup roller • Use a dry lint-free cloth to clean the machine. • If your machine has a power switch, turn the power switch off before cleaning the machine. • Before opening the top cover, close the output support first. 3. Maintenance 45
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    Tips for moving & storing your machine • • When moving the machine, do not tilt or turn it upside down. Otherwise, the inside of the machine may be contaminated by toner, which can cause damage to the machine or reduce print quality. When moving the machine, make sure at least two people are ...
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    ... this chapter, refer to the Troubleshooting chapter in the Advanced User's Guide (see "Troubleshooting" on page 133). If you cannot find a solution in the User's Guide or the problem persists, call for service.
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    ... can be avoided. To avoid paper jams, refer to the following guidelines Ensure that the adjustable guides are positioned correctly (see "Tray overview" on page 23). Do not ... paper types in a tray. Use only recommended print media (see "Print media specifications" on page 58). 4. Troubleshooting 48
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    Out-of-paper error resolution If there is no paper in the tray or the status LED is red. To resolve this problem, load paper in the tray and then open and close the top cover. 2 1 4. Troubleshooting 49
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    Clearing paper jams • When the paper tray is a paper jam has occurred, open and close the top cover to resume printing after clearing the error. • To avoid tearing the paper, pull the jammed paper out slowly and gently. 1 In tray 2 1 4. Troubleshooting 50
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    Clearing paper jams 2 Inside the machine • The fuser area is hot. Take care when removing paper from the machine. • Before opening the top cover, close the output support first. 4. Troubleshooting 51
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    Clearing paper jams If you do not see the paper in this area, stop and go to next step: 4. Troubleshooting 52
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    ..., look at the error message and its instructions from the troubleshooting part. • You can also resolve the error with the guidelines from the Dell Printer Status program window. • If the problem persists, call a service representative. 3 Status LED Status Off...
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    ..., graphics, media type and media size. Some amount of toner may remain in the cartridge even when red LED is on and the printer stops printing. b. Wireless model only (see "Features by models" on page 6). 4. Troubleshooting 54
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    5. Appendix This chapter provides product specifications and information concerning applicable regulations. • Specifications • Dell technical support policy • Contacting Dell • Warranty and return policy • Copyright 56 64 65 66 67
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    Specifications 1 General specifications The specification values listed below are subject to change without notice. See www.dell.com or support.dell.com for possible changes in information. Items Dimension Weight Noise Levela Print mode Temperature Operation Storage (packed) Humidity Operation ...
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    ...Ready mode Power save mode Power off mode Wireless c Module Less than 310W Less than 30 W Less than 0.9 W (B1160), Less than 1.2 W (B1160w) Less than 0.45 W SPW-B4319S Description a....frequency (hertz) and type of current (A) for your machine. c. Wireless model only (see "Features by models" on ...
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    ... 7.5 inches) 105 x 241 mm (4.12 x 9.5 inches) 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lbs bond) • 10 sheets 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lbs bond) • 1 sheet 71 to 85 g/m2 (19 to 23 lbs bond) • 150 sheets of 80 g/m2 (21 lbs bond) Manual feeding in trayb 71 to 85 g/m2 (19 to 23 lbs bond) • 1 sheet 5. Appendix 58
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    ...Refer to the Plain paper section 60 to 70 g/m2 (16 to 19 lbs bond) 60 to 70 g/m2 (16 to 19 lbs bond) • 160 sheets of 60 g/m2 (16 lbs bond) • 1 sheet 2 Manual feeding in trayb 86 to 120 g/m2 (23 to 32 lbs bond) • 1 sheet 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lbs bond) 75 to 90 g/m2 (20 to 24 lbs bond) • ...
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    ...10 sheets Refer to the Plain paper section 121 to 163 g/m2 (32 to 43 lbs bond) • 10 sheets 121 to 163 g/m2 (32 to 43 lbs bond) • 1 sheet Manual feeding in trayb 120 to 150 g/m2 (32 to 40 lbs bond) • 1 sheet Labelsc Card stock Archive Refer to the Plain paper section • 100 sheets • 1 ...
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    ...9 graphics with 128 MB memory (to enable the Aero theme). • DVD-R/W Drive Windows Server® 2008 R2 Intel® Pentium® IV 1 GHz (x86... requirement for all Windows operating systems. • Users who have administrator rights can install the software. • Windows Terminal Services is compatible with your ...
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    ... Macintosh Operating system Mac OS X 10.4 Mac OS X 10.5 Mac OS X 10.6 Mac OS X 10.7 • Intel® processors • PowerPC G4/G5 • Intel® processors • 867 MHz ...) CPU RAM • 128 MB for a powerPC based Mac (512 MB) • 512 MB for an Intel-based Mac (1 GB) 512 MB (1 GB) 1 GB Free HDD space 1 GB ...
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    Specifications 4 Network environment (B1160w only) You need to set up the network protocols on the machine to use it as your network machine. The ...by the machine. Items Network interface • 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN • Windows 2000/Server 2003 /Server 2008/XP/Vista/7/...
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    ... as well as the verification of appropriate functionality of the printer and all Dell-installed hardware. In addition to this technician assisted ...Dell provides limited technical support for the printer and any Dell-installed software and peripherals. Support for third-party software and peripherals ...
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    ...using the following addresses: • World Wide Web • www.dell.com/ www.dell.com/ap/ (Asian/Pacific countries....com (Europe only) Electronic Quote Service apmarketing@dell.com (Asian/Pacific countries only... address as your password. • Electronic Support Service mobile_support@us.dell.com support@us...
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    ... from parts and components that are new or equivalent to new in accordance with industry-standard practices. For information about the Dell warranty for your printer, refer to the Product Information Guide. 5. Appendix 66
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    ... document is subject to change without notice. ©2012 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of ... forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, the Dell logo, and Dell Supplies Ordering Utility are ... claiming the marks and names of their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in...
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    User's Guide Dell B1160 Dell B1160w ADVANCED ADVANCED This guide provides information about installation, advanced configuration, operation and troubleshooting on various OS environments. Some features may not be available depending on models or countries. BASIC This ...
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    ... Using Firmware Update Utility Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility Using Dell Printer Manager Using Dell Printer Status 121 122 125 127 Using Embedded Web Service (B1160w only) 123 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) Useful network program Printing a network ...
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    ... for Macintosh • Installation for Linux • Reinstallation for Linux 71 72 73 74 • If you are a Windows OS user, refer to the "Installing the driver locally" on page 18 for installing the machine's driver. • Only use a USB cable no longer then...
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    ... OS X 10.4, if Auto Select does not work properly, select Dell in Print Using and your machine name in Model. • For Mac OS X 10.5-10.7, if... Using. Your machine appears on the Printer List, and is set as the default machine. 18 Click Add. 1. Software Installation 71
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    Reinstallation for Macintosh If the printer driver does not work properly, uninstall the driver and reinstall it. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Make sure that the machine is connected to your ... has already been added, delete it from the Print Setup Utility or Print & Fax. 1. Software Installation 72
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    ... software packages from the Dell website to install the printer software (www.dell.com or support.dell.com > find your product > Support or Downloads). The installation program added the Unified Driver ... You must log in as a super user (root) to install the machine software. If you are not a...
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    Reinstallation for Linux If the printer driver does not work properly, uninstall the driver and reinstall it. 1 2 Make sure ..."root" in the Login field and enter the system password. You must log in as a super user (root) to uninstall the printer driver. If you are not a super user, ask your system ...
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    2. Using a NetworkConnected Machine (B1160w only) This chapter gives you step-by-step instructions for setting up a network connected machine and software. • Useful network program • Printing a network configuration report • Installing driver over the network • ...
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    Useful network program There are several programs available to setup the network settings easily in a network environment. For the network administrator especially... parameters necessary for the machine to connect to various network environments. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 76
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    ...the machine's control panel that will show the current machine's network settings. This will help you to set up a network. Press the (WPS) button formore than 10 seconds on the ...A2:78 IP Address: 169.254.192.192 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 77
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    Installing driver over the network 2 Windows 3 Select Next. 1 Make sure that the machine is connected to the network and ..., which represents your CDROM drive and click OK. 4 Select Connect a network printer to the computer. Click Next. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 78
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    ... on-line guide. If you want to set the wireless setting, refer to "Setup using Macintosh" on page 94. 6 3 Follow the instructions in the installation window to ...desktop. Double-click the MAC_Installer folder > Installer OS X icon. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 79
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    ... to download Linux software packages from the Dell website to install the printer software (www.dell.com or support.dell.com > find your product > ... IP address should have been set. Download the Unified Linux Driver package from the Dell website. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 80
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    ... new directory. Double-click the Linux folder > install.sh icon. The Dell installer window opens. Click Continue. The add printer wizard window opens. Click ... Click Next. Select Network printer and click the Search button. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 81
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    ...higher. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 When the Embedded Web Service window opens, move the mouse cursor over the Settings of the top ... seems to not be working, set all the network setting to the factory defaults and try .... • • ID: admin Password: dell00000 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 82...
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    Wireless network setup • Make sure your machine supports wireless networking. Wireless networking may ... key Wireless networks require higher security, so when an access point is first set up, a... computer and wireless machine communicate directly. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) ...
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    ... via USB cable in Macintosh" on page 97. Ad hoc via USB cable ( ) If problems occur during wireless set up or driver installation, refer to the troubleshooting chapter (see "Troubleshooting for wireless network" on page 102). 2. Using a ...
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    ...(or wireless router) you are using. Refer to the user's guide of the access point (or wireless router) you are using. • When using the WPS button to set the wireless ... supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS). Networked computer (PIN mode only) 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 85
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    ... to the access point (or wireless router). The LED blinks slowly for up to two minutes until ... to the access point (or wireless router) with the previously used wireless connection settings and address.... to the access point (or wireless router). 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 86
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    ... to the wireless network, press and release the (power/cancel) button on the 9 Setup using Windows ... CD that was provided with your machine The machine installed with a wireless network interface USB cable ..., click Cancel to close the window. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 87
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    ... computer wirelessly. Click Next. 4 Select Next. Connect to a network printer to the computer: If you have already set up the wireless network, select this to install the machine's driver to use the wireless network machine. If you have not set ...
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    Wireless network setup 7 After searching, the window shows the wireless network devices. Select the name (... point has security settings. The wireless network security window appears. The window may differ ..., select the appropriate WEP Key Index. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 89
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    Wireless network setup 8 The window shows the wireless network settings and checks if the ... 16 Click Next when the Confirm Printer Connection window appears. Select the components to be installed. Click Next. ... computer and machine. Click Next. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 90
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    Wireless network setup Ad hoc via USB cable in Windows If you do not have an... (AP), you may still connect the machine wirelessly to your computer by setting up an ad-hoc wireless network by...represents your CDROM drive and click OK. 1 2 3 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 91
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    ...case-sensitive). • Operation Mode: Select ad hoc. Connect to a network printer to the computer: If you have already set up the wireless network, select this to install the machine's driver to use the wireless network machine. If you have not set ...
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    Wireless network setup The wireless network security window appears when the ad hoc network has security setting. The wireless network security window appears. Select Open System or ... setting appears. Check the settings and click Next. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 93
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    ... printer supports this feature. • Can start to build Wi-Fi Direct by using Dell Printer Manager (see "Setting up Wi-Fi Direct" on page ... Printer Connection window appears. Select the components to be installed. Click Next. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 94
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    ...close on your computer appears, click Continue. Click Wireless Network Setting button on the User Options Pane. The software searches the wireless network.... and machine properly, and follow the instructions in the window. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 95
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    ... Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0 (Use the computer's subnet mask.) Gateway: 169.254.133.1 14 The wireless network connects according to the network configuration. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 96
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    ...-Fi Direct supported mobile device, set the Wi-Fi Direct Option (see "Setting up WiFi ... this feature. • Can start to build Wi-Fi Direct by using Dell Printer Manager (see "Setting up Wi-Fi Direct" ... 12 Click Wireless Setting and Installation. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 97...
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    ... machine has searched appears. If you want to use the Dell default ad hoc setting, select the last wireless network on... click Next. If you want to use other ad hoc settings, select another wireless... appears. Check the settings and click Next. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) ...
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    ... and Password, then click Login. • • ID: admin Password: dell00000 5 When the Embedded Web Service window opens, click Settings > Network Settings. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 99
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    ...cable in Macintosh" on page 97. • • After the driver installation is complete, Dell Printer Manager can ..., network filtering, IPSec, WINS, and SLP services. Dell Printer Manager is Available ... Programs or All Programs > Dell Printers > Dell Printer Manager > Settings > Network. ▪ ▪ (Switch ...
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    ... up the mobile device • • After setting up Wi-Fi Direct from the printer, refer to the user manual of the mobile device you are using to set its Wi-Fi Direct. After ... "Printing a network configuration report" on page 77). 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 101
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    ... using the USB cable. The machine does not support wireless networking. Check the machine's user's guide included on the software CD supplied with your machine ... point is not turned on. Turn on your access point. • 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 102
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    ... the Printer properties. If Printer properties item has ► mark, you can select other printer drivers connected with selected printer. e Click Port tab. f Click Configure ... the computer's subnet mask.) Gateway: 169.254.133.1 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 103
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    ... and ad hoc mode at the same time for Dell wireless network machines. The machine is within the ... poles, walls, or support columns containing metal or concrete. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) For information on the access point (or wireless router), refer to its own user's guide....
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    Wireless network setup • The machine is located away from other electronic devices that may interfere with the wireless signal. Many ... of your access point (or wireless router) changes, you must do the product's wireless network setup again. 2. Using a Network-Connected Machine (B1160w only) 105
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    ... Features This chapter explains special printing features. • Altitude adjustment • Changing the default print settings • Setting your machine as a default machine ... • Macintosh printing • Linux printing The procedures in this chapter are mainly based on Windows 7. 107 108 109 110 116 118
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    ... m (3,280 ft) 3 4 0 1 2 3 4 High 3 High 2 High 1 Normal • For Windows and Macintosh users, you set from Dell Printer Manager > (Switch to advanced mode) > Device ...via Embedded Web Service (see "Using Embedded Web Service (B1160w only)" on page 123). 3. Special Features 107
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    ...Server 2008 R2, from context menus, select Printing preferences. If Printing preferences has a ▶, you can select other printer drivers connected to the selected printer. 5 6 Change the settings on each tab. Click OK. 3. Special Features 108
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    ... machine and select Set as Default Printer. For Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, if Set as default printer has a ▶, you can select other printer drivers connected to the selected printer. 3. Special Features 109
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    ... You can install the XPS printer driver when you insert the software CD into your CD-ROM drive. When you install the Dell software, the XPS printer driver is automatically installed. 2 3 Click Print. Type in the destination path ...
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    ... of paper. To print more than one page per sheet, the pages will be reduced in size and arranged in the order you specify. You can print up to 16 pages on one sheet. Item Booklet Printinga 9 Description Prints your document on both sides of a sheet of paper and arranges the pages so that the paper ...
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    ... page or all pages of a document. Watermark a To change the print settings from your software application, access Printing Preferences. (Creating a ... message in the Watermark Message box. You can enter up to 256 characters. The message displays in the preview window. • Short Edge: This option is...
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    .... e Click OK or Print until you exit the Print window. Overlaya Item Description This option is available only when you use the SPL printer driver (see "Software" on page 6). An overlay is text and/or images stored in the computer hard disk drive...
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    ...the Edit Overlay window, click Create. d In the Save As window, type a name up to eight characters in the File name box. Select the destination path, if necessary (.... f Click OK or Print until you exit the Print window. The file is not printed. Instead, it is stored on your computer...
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    ...Deleting a page overlay) Description a In the Printing Preferences window, click the Advanced tab. b Select Edit ...List box. d Click Delete. e When a confirming message window appears, click Yes. f Click OK ...longer use. a. This option is not available when you use XPS driver. 3. Special Features 115
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    ... depending on models or options. It means that the features are not supported. Changing printer settings You can use advanced printing ...when using your machine. 3 Printing a document When you print with a Macintosh, you need to check the printer driver settings in each application you use. Follow ...
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    Macintosh printing 6 Using help Click the question mark on the bottom-left corner of the window and click on the topic you want to know about. A pop-up window appears with information about that option's feature, which is provided from the driver. 3. Special Features 117
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    ...your machine from any such application. Automatic/manual duplex printing may not be available .... • • • Text: Specifies the page margins and set the text options, such as spacing or columns....window, select the model name of your machine from the printer list and click Properties. 5 6 7 Click...
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    ... file: 1 2 3 Open the Unified Driver Configurator. If necessary, switch to Printers configuration. Select ... entered in this tab displays on the printer list in Printers configuration. Connection: Allows you to view ... another machine driver. By clicking Options, you can set the default device options...
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    ... Firmware Update Utility • Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility • Using Embedded Web Service (B1160w only) • Using Dell Printer Manager • Using Dell Printer Status • Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator 121 122 123 125 127 129
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    ... Windows OS users only. 1 2 3 From the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Dell > Dell Printers > your printer driver name > Firmware Update Utility. ...with an USB cable, click USB Connected Printer or Network Connected Printer (B1160w only). 4. Useful Management Tools ...
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    Using Dell Supplies Ordering Utility To order replacement toner cartridges or supplies from Dell: 2 The Dell Supplies Ordering Utility window opens. ... icon on your desktop. OR From the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Dell > Dell Printers > your printer driver name > Dell Supplies ...
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    Using Embedded Web Service (B1160w only) • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher is the minimum requirement for Embedded Web Service. • Embedded Web Service explanation in this user's guide may differ from ...from Windows. Enter the machine IP address of your printer (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) ...
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    ... allows you to maintain your machine by upgrading firmware and setting contact information for sending emails. You can also connect to Dell website or download drivers by selecting the Link menu. • Firmware Upgrade: Upgrade your machine's ...
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    ...provide a gateway to conveniently use your Dell machine. Dell Printer Manager provides two ...Explorer 6.0 or higher is the minimum requirement for Dell Printer Manager. 3 Understanding Dell Printer Manager To open..., Select Start > Programs or All Programs > Dell > Dell Printers > Dell Printer Manager...
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    Using Dell Printer Manager Printer Information 2 User's Guide button: View User's Guide. Click the Help ( ) button from the upper-right corner of the window and click on any option you want to know about. This area gives you general information about your machine. You can check ...
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    ...machine has at least one error. • Available for Windows users. • The Dell Printer Status window and its contents shown in this user's guide may differ depending... the Start menu, select Programs or All Programs > Dell > Dell Printers > your printer driver name > Dell Printer...
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    Using Dell Printer Status 2 3 4 5 Option Order Supplies You can set printing job alert related .... You can view the online User's Guide. Close the window. User's Guide Close Changing the Dell Printer Status Program Settings Right-click the Dell Printer Status icon and select Options. Select the ...
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    ... Driver Configurator on the desktop. You can also click the Startup Menu icon and select Dell Unified Driver > Unified Driver Configurator. Click each button on the left to switch to the corresponding configuration window. 1 Printer Configuration 2 Port Configuration 4....
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    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator Printers tab To use the on screen help, click ... on the left side of the Unified Driver Configurator window. Printers configuration Printers configuration has ...all of the installed machines. Shows the status, model name, and URI of your machine. The printer...
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    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator Remove Printer: Removes the selected machine. Set as Default: Sets the current selected machine as a default machine. Stop/Start: Stops/starts the machine. Test: Allows you to print a test page to ensure the machine is working properly. Properties: ...
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    Using the Linux Unified Driver Configurator 8 Ports configuration In this window, you can view the list of available ports, check the status of ... of the available ports. Shows the port type, device connected to the port, and status. • • Refresh: Renews the available ports ...
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    ... 135 136 140 148 For errors that occur during the wireless software installation and settings, refer to the troubleshotting section in the wireless setting chapter (see "Troubleshooting for wireless network" on page 102).
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    ... inside the machine. Open the top cover and remove any debris. Envelopes skew or fail to feed correctly. Ensure that the paper guides are against both sides of the envelopes. Suggested solutions 5. Troubleshooting 134
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    Power and cable connecting problems Condition The machine is not receiving power, or the connection cable between the computer and the machine is not ... supply first and press the • Disconnect the machine's cable and reconnect it. (power/cancel) button on the control panel. 5. Troubleshooting 135
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    ... print a job. You can also try using a different machine cable. Check the Windows printer settings to make sure that the print job is sent ...the Printing Preferences to ensure that all of the print settings are correct. The machine may be configured incorrectly. 5. Troubleshooting 136
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    ... on page 33). Ensure that the paper size in the printer driver settings matches the paper in the tray. Or, ensure that the paper size in the printer driver settings matches the paper selection in the software application ..." on page 32). The paper size and the paper size settings do not match. ...
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    ... products. Check the file to ensure that it does not contain blank pages. Contact a service representative. The wrong printer driver was selected. The software application is malfunctioning. The operating system is malfunctioning. Pages print, but ...
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    ...see "Opening printing preferences" on page 32). The paper type setting does not match. Change the printer option and try again. Go to Printing Preferences , click Paper tab, and set type to Thick (see "Opening printing preferences" on page 32). 5. Troubleshooting 139
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    ... Adjust the print resolution and turn the toner save mode off. See the help screen of the printer driver. • A combination of faded or smeared defects may indicate that... toner might not adhere properly to this type of paper. • Change the printer option and try again. Go to Printing ...
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    .... Try a different kind or brand of paper. • Change the printer option and try again. Go to ... If these steps do not correct the problem, contact a service representative. If white spots appear on ...). If these steps do not correct the problem, contact a service representative. 5. Troubleshooting 141
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    ... amount of background shading. • Remove the old toner cartridge and install a new one (see "Replacing the toner cartridge"... the paper type and quality. • Remove the toner cartridge and install a new one (see "Replacing the toner cartridge" on page 40). Suggested Solutions 5. Troubleshooting 142
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    ...If you still have the same problem, remove the toner cartridge and, install a new one (see...might not adhere properly to this type of paper. • Change the printer option and try again. Go to ... Paper actually used, an overcharging can occur causing this copy quality problem. A 5. Troubleshooting 143
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    Printing quality problems Condition Misformed characters Suggested Solutions • If characters are improperly ...Check the paper type and quality. • Ensure that the guides are not too tight or too loose... of paper over in the tray. Also try rotating the paper 180° in the tray. 5. Troubleshooting 144...
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    ...42). Solid color or black pages • The toner cartridge may not be installed properly. Remove ... may be defective. Remove the toner cartridge and install a new one (see "Replacing ... cartridge" on page 40). • The machine may require repairing. Contact a service representative. A 5. Troubleshooting...
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    ... and then, install a new one (see "Replacing the toner cartridge" on page 40). If the problem persists, the ... and install a new one (see "Replacing the toner cartridge" on page 40). If the problem persists, the machine may require repairing. Contact a service representative. 5. Troubleshooting 146
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    ... in the tray. Also try rotating the paper 180° in the tray. • Change the printer's paper option and try again. Go to Printing Preferences, ... quality, such as loose toner or light imaging. Change the altitude setting for your machine (See "Altitude adjustment" on page 107). 5. Troubleshooting 147
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    ... applications. Remove all software from the startup group, then restart Windows. Reinstall the printer driver. Close all other applications, reboot ... has completed, check the connection and/or whether an error has occurred. Refer to the Microsoft Windows User's Guide that came ...
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    ... Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher, colors print incorrectly. Mac OS cannot create the font while printing ... your machine driver matches the one in Acrobat Reader. Refer to the Macintosh User's Guide that came with your computer for further information on Macintosh error messages. 5. Troubleshooting ...
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    ... not print. Suggested solutions • Check if the printer driver is installed in your system. Open Unified Driver ...list. If not, open Add new printer wizard to set up your device. • Check if the...print properly. For Gimp front-end, select "print" -> "Setup printer" and edit the command line parameter ...
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    ... terminologies commonly used with printing as well as mentioned in this user's guide. An Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) ... once. 802.11 802.11 is a set of standards for wireless local area network (WLAN)...commonly called as monochrome or black and white. Access point Access Point or Wireless Access ...
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    ... platforms. Collation Collation is a process of printing a multiple-copy job in sets. When collation is selected, the device prints an entire set before .... They are typically found in front of the machine. The value or setting that is in effect when taking a printer out of its box state, reset, or ...
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    ...machine can print (or scan) on both sides of the paper. A printer equipped with a Duplex Unit can print on ...Cycle Duty cycle is the page quantity which does not affect printer performance for a month. Generally the ...000 pages per month assuming 20 working days, a printer limits 2,400 pages a day. Dot...
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    ... in use during the 1990s to the present. Fuser Unit The part of a laser printer that fuses the toner onto the print media. It consists of a heat roller and a pressure roller. After ... on the paper permanently, which is why paper is warm when it comes out of a laser printer. Glossary 154
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    ... on the end of the parallel cable that attaches to the peripheral (for example, a printer). Halftone Intranet An image type that simulates grayscale by varying ... dots. A private network that uses Internet Protocols, network connectivity, and possibly the public telecommunication system to securely ...
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    ...Per Minute (IPM) is a way of measuring the speed of a printer. An IPM rate indicates the number of single-...used locally or over the Internet to hundreds of printers, and also supports access control, authentication,...systems. IPX and SPX both provide connection services similar to TCP/IP, with the IPX ...
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    ...a networking protocol for querying and modifying directory services running over TCP/IP. MH ... address is a unique identifier associated with a network adapter. MAC address is a unique 48-bit identifier ... functionality in one physical body, so as to have a printer, a copier, a fax, a scanner and etc. ...
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    ... virtual image for print using a laser beam emitted from a laser printer, and it is usually green or...drum slowly wears the drum surface by its usage in the printer, and it should be replaced appropriately since ... levels for thermal, dot matrix printer, and laser printers. Originals The first example ...
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    ..., communication, and data transfer between two computing endpoints. PS Printer Driver See PostScript. A program used to send commands and transfer ...fast a printer works, meaning the number of pages a printer can produce in one minute. Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) is a protocol...
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    ...network protocol mainly applied to share files, printers, serial ports, and miscellaneous communications ...image processing applications. SSID Service Set Identifier (SSID) is a name of a wireless local area ...which contains toner. Toner is a powder used in laser printers and photocopiers, which forms ...
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    ... that was developed by the USB Implementers Forum, Inc., to connect computers and peripherals. Unlike the parallel port, USB is designed to concurrently connect a single computer USB port to multiple peripherals.... Access (WPA) is a class of systems to secure wireless (Wi-Fi) computer networks, which ...
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    ...mode of WPA for small business or home users. A shared key, or password, is configured in the wireless access point (WAP) ... security. WPS The Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a standard for establishing a wireless home network. If your wireless access point supports WPS, you can configure the wireless...
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    ... driver reinstallation for USB cable connected 72 printing system requirements 116 62 26 cleaning a machine control panel convention D Dell Printer Status 127 L Linux common Linux problems driver installation for network connected 80 general information ...
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    ... introducing network programs IPv6 configuration wireless network setup 76 82 83 116 printer preferences Linux 119 31 108 118 116 paper ... problems printing quality problems T toner cartridge estimated life handling instructions non-Dell and refilled redistributing toner 38 37 37 39 ...
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    ..., 117 53 using help W watermark create delete edit 112 113 113 148 Windows common Windows problems driver installation for network connected 78 driver installation for USB cable connected 18, 20 system requirements 61 wireless Index 165



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