Lexmark E450DN User's Guide

Lexmark E450DN - E 450dn B/W Laser Printer Manual

Lexmark E450DN manual table of contents:

  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 1
    E450dn User's Guide June 2006 www.lexmark.com Lexmark and Lexmark with diamond design are trademarks of Lexmark International, Inc., registered in the United States and/or other countries. © 2006 Lexmark International, Inc. All rights reserved. 740 West New Circle Road Lexington, ...
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    ... and Services Department, Westhorpe House, Westhorpe, Marlow Bucks SL7 3RQ. Lexmark ... Web site at www.lexmark.com. References in this publication to products, programs, or services do not imply ... developed exclusively at private expense. Trademarks Lexmark, Lexmark with diamond design, and MarkVision...
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    ... jams ...18 Chapter 3: Printing ...19 Loading the 250-sheet tray ...19 Loading the manual ...35 Chapter 5: Maintaining the printer ...36 Determining the status of supplies ...36 Photoconductor kit end-of...supplies ...37 Ordering supplies ...37 Recycling Lexmark products ...44 Chapter 6: Clearing jams ...
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    Contents Chapter 7: Troubleshooting ...51 Online customer support ...51 Calling for service ...51 Checking an unresponsive printer ...51 Printing multiple-language PDFs ...52 Solving printing problems ...52 Turning on Reduced Curl mode ...54 Solving option ...
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    ...illustration shows a printer with its base features. 1 5 6 2 4 1 2 3 150-sheet output bin Control panel and navigation buttons Manual feeder 4 5 6 3 250-sheet tray Paper support Front door Learning about the printer 5
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    Learning about the printer The following illustration shows a rear view of the printer with its base features. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 Rear paper exit Power button Power connect Dust cover (not available for some models) 5 6 7 USB connect Parallel connect Ethernet connect Printer overview 6
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 7
    ... printer Configured model The following illustration shows a fully configured printer. Items denoted with an asterisk (*) are options. 1 2 3 5* 4 1 2 3 150-sheet output bin Control panel and navigation buttons Manual feeder 4 5 250-sheet tray 550-sheet drawer (optional) Printer overview 7
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    ... about the printer A number of menus are available to make it easy for you to change printer settings. The diagram shows the menu index on the control panel and the ... Printing Guide Supplies Guide Media Guide Print Defects Menu Map Information Guide Connection Guide Moving Guide Printer overview 8
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    Learning about the printer Understanding the control panel The control panel consists of these items A 4-line, liquid crystal display (LCD... control panel buttons in your language. An additional translated label is included in the printer box. Back Voltar Zpět Tilbage Terug Takaisin Retour Zurück...
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    ... button to open the menu index. Note: The printer must be in the Ready state to access the menu ... pressing Stop, the message Stopping appears. When the printer has stopped, the status line in the control... is on, but idle. Printer is warming up, processing data, or printing a job. Operator intervention...
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    ...The display shows messages and graphics describing the current state of the printer and indicating possible printer problems you must resolve. The top line of the display is... lines of the display are the body of the screen. This is where you view printer status, supplies messages, show-me ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 12
    ... the types of paper and specialty media your printer supports, see the Card Stock & Label Guide available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. We recommend that you try a limited sample of any paper or specialty media you are considering using with ...
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    ...Certain paper types will not print at maximum speed. See the Card Stock & Label Guide available on our Lexmark Web site at www...., see the Card Stock & Label Guide available on the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/ publications. Weight The printer can automatically feed paper weights from 60 to 90...
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    ... quality. Paper containing fibers such as cotton possess characteristics that can result in degraded paper handling. Recycled paper Lexmark supports US executive order 13101 which strongly encourages the use of recycled papers in government agencies. Ask...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 15
    ...inks that are not affected by the resin in toner. Inks that are oxidation-set or oil-based should meet ... Duplex (two-sided) printing from Manual feeder Print side Printed letterhead facedown... tray or the manual feeder. Try a sample of any transparencies being considered for use with the printer before...
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    ... before buying large quantities. We recommend Lexmark part number 70X7240 letter size transparency and Lexmark part number 12A5010 for A4 size transparency. The Paper Type ...Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/publications. Transparencies can be fed automatically from the paper trays or manually ...
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    ..., see the Card Stock & Label Guide available on the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com/publications. When printing on labels Set the Paper Type menu item to Labels in ... printing, characteristics, and design, see the Card Stock & Label Guide, available on the Lexmark Web site at www....
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    ...jams. For detailed tray loading instructions, see the following: • • Loading the 250-sheet tray on page 19 Loading the manual feeder on page 23 ... it. If jams do occur with print media, try feeding one sheet at a time through the manual feeder. Do not use print media that you have cut or trimmed ...
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    ..., see Avoiding jams on page 18 or Storing print media on page 18. Loading the 250-sheet tray Your printer has a 250-sheet tray. You may have also... length of the paper tray. See Extending the tray for legal or folio size paper on page 22 for instructions. Printing 19
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    ... the edges on a level surface. 5 Load print media in the tray. Note: Load letterhead paper with the design side facing down. The top ... the logo should be placed at the front of the tray. Make sure the print media is below the paper fill indicator on the side guides. Overloading may cause jams. ...
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    Printing 6 Pinch the side guide tab, and slide the guide until it lightly rests against the edge of the media. 7 Insert the tray. 8 Extend the paper support on the output bin. Loading the 250-sheet tray 21
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    ... To load legal or folio size paper, extend the paper tray. You may also ... (not available for all models) on the back of the printer to protect the tray while it is extended. 1 2 Press .... Attach the dust cover (if available) to the back of the printer by aligning the tabs on the cover to the holes ...
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    .... It can be used for single-page printing only. To load print media: Note: Do not add or remove print media when the printer is printing from the manual feeder or when the control panel indicator light is blinking. Doing so may cause a jam. 1 Slide the...
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    ...Slide the width guides until they lightly rest against the edge of the media. 4 Hold both sides of the print media close to the manual feeder, and push it into the printer until it automatically engages. There is a brief pause between the time the ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 25
    ... Help for more information. To support all the printer features, use the Lexmark custom printer drivers supplied with your printer. Updated drivers, as well as a complete description of the driver packages and Lexmark driver support, are available from the Lexmark Web site. You can also use the...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 26
    ...a computer running Windows Canceling a job from the taskbar When you send a job to print, a small printer icon ... printer icon. A list of print jobs appears in the printer window. Select the job you want to ... you sent the job. A list of print jobs appears in the printer window. Select the job you want ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 27
    ...on your desktop. A list of print jobs appears in the printer window. Select the print job you want ...Printer Setup. Double-click the printer you are printing to. In the printer window, select the print job you want ... page You can print a menu settings page to review the default printer settings and to ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 28
    ... you may have to click the Other Options tab, and then click Print and Hold. Held Jobs, click Help, and see the topic Held Jobs or Note: If you have difficulty finding Print and Hold Print and Hold, then follow the driver instructions. 4 Select the type of held job you want, and then send your job...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 29
    ...job you want, enter a user name, and then send your job to the printer. Go to the printer when you are ready to retrieve your print job, and follow the At the printer steps on page 29. At the printer 1 2 3 Press Press Press until until the until the Held jobs ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 30
    4 Installing options Accessing the system board CAUTION: To install memory, you must access the printer system board. Turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet before continuing. 1 Remove the paper tray. Installing options 30
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    Installing options 2 Press button on the left side of the printer to release and lower the front door. 3 Open the rear exit. Accessing the system board 31
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    Installing options 4 Press both buttons on the front right side of the machine to release the side access door. 5 Loosen the four screws of the cover to gain access to the system board. Accessing the system board 32
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    ..., and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet before continuing. Note: Memory options designed for other Lexmark printers may not work with your printer. 1 2 .... Note: Flash memory card options designed for other Lexmark printers may not work with your printer. 1 2...
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    .... 5 6 7 8 Close the side access door. Close the rear exit door. Close the front door. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet and turn the printer on to continue print functions. Adding a flash memory card 34
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 35
    ...optional 550-sheet drawer CAUTION: Turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord ...-sheet drawer. Recognizing installed options The printer driver should automatically recognize the newly-... the appropriate option manually. 1 2 3 4 5 Click Start Settings Printers. Select the printer icon. Click ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 36
    ... and maintenance of your printer. Refer printing problems and maintenance tasks to this key operator. In the U.S., contact Lexmark at 1-800-539-...and open the supplies screen to view the current status of your toner cartridge. Photoconductor kit end-of-life To ensure print quality and to avoid damage...
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    ... Finishing Menu Use your software application or printer driver to send a Verify Print job. Ordering supplies To order supplies in the U.S., contact Lexmark at 1-800-...visit the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com, or contact the place where you bought your printer. Conserving supplies 37
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 38
    Maintaining the printer Ordering a toner cartridge Part number World Wide E250X22G Photoconductor kit Up to 30,000 standard pages1 Description ... the 88 Toner Low message appears, you should order a new toner cartridge. You can print a few hundred pages after the 88 Toner Low ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 39
    ... button on the left side of the printer to release and lower the front door. 3 Remove the toner cartridge. a b Press the release button on the base of the print cartridge assembly. Grasp the handle, pulling up and out to remove the toner cartridge. 1 2 Ordering supplies 39
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 40
    ...the packing material from the new toner cartridge to ship the old toner cartridge back to Lexmark for recycling. For more information, see Recycling Lexmark products on page 44. 5 Firmly shake the toner cartridge in all directions to distribute the toner. 6 ...
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    Maintaining the printer Changing a photoconductor kit Warning: When replacing a photoconductor kit, do not leave the new photoconductor kit ... the button on the left side of the printer to release the front door. Lower the front door. Grasp the toner cartridge handle, and pull up and out. Note: Do ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 42
    ..., and pull up and out. 1 2 4 5 Unpack the new photoconductor kit. Install the toner cartridge into the new print cartridge assembly by aligning the white rollers on the toner cartridge with the white arrows on the tracks of the photoconductor and pushing the toner cartridge ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 43
    ...9 Close the front door. Turn the printer back on. Reset the photoconductor counter (see the instruction sheet that shipped with the new photoconductor kit). ...Warnings, the photoconductor counter has not been properly reset. Maintenance kit 80 Scheduled Maintenance appears on the...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 44
    Maintaining the printer Recycling Lexmark products To return Lexmark products to Lexmark for recycling: 1 Visit our Web site: www.lexmark.com/recycle Follow the instructions on the computer screen. Recycling Lexmark products 44
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 45
    ... Jam - Check Duplex What to do Open the front door, remove the toner cartridge, and remove the jammed print media. Open the front door, remove the toner cartridge, and remove the jammed print media. Open the rear printer exit, and remove the jammed print media...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 46
    Clearing jams Clearing printer jams Clearing a jam We recommend clearing the entire paper path when a paper jam occurs. To clear the jam: 1 Open the paper tray. If necessary, remove the tray from the printer. 2 Remove the jammed media. Clearing printer jams 46
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    Clearing jams 3 Press down on the green duplex flap to release jammed pages from the duplex area. 4 Remove any crumpled paper from the tray. CAUTION: Fuser or fuser area may be hot. 5 Open the front door, and remove the print cartridge assembly. Clearing printer jams 47
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 48
    ... area may be hot. 7 Open the rear exit, and remove the jammed pages. 8 9 After you have cleared the jams, reinstall the print cartridge assembly, and make sure all printer doors and trays are closed. Press . Note: Jam recovery is set to Auto ...
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    Clearing jams Clearing a jam in the manual feeder 1 Remove the paper from the manual feeder. 2 Open the front door, and remove the print cartridge assembly. Clearing printer jams 49
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    ... pages. CAUTION: Fuser or fuser area may be hot. 5 6 After you have cleared the jams, reinstall the print cartridge assembly, and make sure all printer doors and trays are closed. Press . Note: Jam recovery is set to Auto by default. ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 51
    ... customer support Customer support is available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. Calling for service When you call for printer service, describe the problem you are experiencing... is not turned off by any switch or breaker. The printer is not plugged into any surge protectors, ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 52
    ...XP or Windows Server 2003. Verify that you have properly configured the printer for network printing. See the drivers CD or the Lexmark Web site for information. Make sure you are using a recommended interface cable. Make sure the connection ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 53
    ... Paper Size and Paper Type specified in the printer driver match the paper size and type... 1284-compliant parallel cable. We recommend Lexmark part number 1021231 for the standard parallel ... mode. Set Collation to On in the Finishing Menu or through the printer driver. Note: Setting Collation to Off in...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 54
    .... Press until Exit Config Menus appears, and then press . Resetting the Printer appears briefly followed by a clock. The control panel ... suggested corrective action does not fix the problem, call your service representative. Option Drawers Printer memory Action • Make sure the connection between ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 55
    Troubleshooting Problem Service messages Solution A service message indicates printer failure that may ... media. See the Card Stock & Label Guide available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for detailed specifications. For more information that can help prevent jams from occurring, see ...
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    ... suggestions still do not correct the problem, call for service. You may have a printer part that requires adjustment or replacement... details. If the problem continues, contact the Lexmark Customer Support Center at http://support.lexmark.com. Toner appears on the back of the printed page. Toner is...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 57
    .... • If you are using preprinted forms, make sure the ink can withstand temperatures of 210°C (410°F). • Replace the photoconductor kit or toner cartridge. Printing is too dark. • Change the Toner Darkness setting in the Quality ...
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    Troubleshooting Problem Part or all of the page is printed in black. Action Check the photoconductor kit to see if it is installed correctly. The job prints, but the top and side margins ... Type setting in the Paper menu is correct. • Replace the photoconductor kit. • The Toner Darkness setting...
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    ... Select a lower number to lighten the printed output or save toner. Toner Darkness Lightens or darkens printed output and conserves toner Enhances the quality of small fonts Small Font ...can be enabled to improve print quality. These settings are available on the driver and on the printer Embedded ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 60
    ...LCD Brightness or LCD Contrast settings: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Make sure your printer is on. Press Press Press Press Press on the ... Exit Config Menus appears, and then press . Activating Menu Changes appears. The menus are disabled. Resetting the Printer appears briefly followed by a clock. The control ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 61
    ... Menu Changes appears. The menus are enabled. Resetting the Printer appears briefly followed by a clock. ... are active until new ones are stored or the factory defaults are restored. To restore the original printer ...: Warning: All downloaded resources (fonts, macros, and symbol sets) in printer memory ...
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    ...For more information, see the Technical Reference available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. Disabling Power Saver Disabling Power Saver ... 8 9 10 11 12 Press until Exit Config Menus appears, and then press . Resetting the Printer appears briefly followed by a clock. The control panel...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 63
    ... The printer provides optimum performance. The printer operates quietly by printing output at a slower speed. The printer minimizes waste (toner, paper, energy) while maintaining acceptable print quality. Setting security using the Embedded Web ...
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    ... for SNMPv3 through the Embedded Web Server of the printer: 1 2 3 4 • • • Open your Web browser. In the address ... and encryption has three levels of support: No authentication and no encryption .... In the address line, enter the IP address of the printer you want to configure using the format: ...
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    ... has been signed by the Director of Manufacturing and Technical Support, Lexmark International, S.A., Boigny, France. This product satisfies ... Federal Communications Commission (FCC) compliance information statement The Lexmark E450dn, Machine Type 4512-630, has been tested and found to comply with ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 66
    ... sources. If you plan to operate your printer at a voltage exceeding the voltage range(s) in the following ... questions about recycling options, visit the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for your local sales ... A laser notice label may be affixed to this printer. Printing Ready 520 W 12 W LUOKAN ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 67
    ... prescribed service condition. Statement of Limited Warranty for Lexmark E450dn Lexmark International, Inc. Lexington, KY This ... authorized servicer in your area contact Lexmark on the World Wide Web at http://support.lexmark.com. Remote technical support is provided for this product throughout its ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 68
    ... forth in this document. For any claim concerning performance or nonperformance of Lexmark or a Remarketer for this product under this limited warranty, you may recover ... applies to claims against any Suppliers and Remarketers of Lexmark. Lexmark's and its Suppliers' and Remarketers' limitations of ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 69
    ... 15 guidelines 15 page orientation 15 printing 15 loading print media card stock 19 paper input tray 19 multipurpose ... menus 61 envelopes guidelines 16 M Macintosh 27 maintaining the printer 36 ordering a toner cartridge 38 maximum fill line 20 media guidelines letterhead 15 letterhead, printing 15 ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 70
    ... modes 63 options memory card 33 ordering, toner cartridge 38 P panel, control 9 paper 13 choosing 13 letterhead 15 preprinted forms 15 ... changing 41 recycling 44 Power Saver, adjusting 62 preprinted forms 15 print cartridge See toner cartridge Print media guidelines 13 print media ...



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Lexmark E450DN - E 450dn B/W Laser Printer Manual