Lexmark E450DN User's Guide

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

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  • 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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    ... United Kingdom and Eire, send to Lexmark International Ltd., Marketing and Services Department, Westhorpe House, Westhorpe, Marlow Bucks SL7 3RQ. Lexmark may ... the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. References in this publication to products, programs, or services do not imply that ...
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    ...Recognizing installed options ...35 Chapter 5: Maintaining the printer ...36 Determining the status of supplies ...36 ...supplies ...37 Ordering supplies ...37 Recycling Lexmark products ...44 Chapter 6: Clearing jams... Identifying jams ...45 Understanding jam messages ...45 Clearing printer jams ...46...
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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...
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    ... Learning about the printer Printer overview CAUTION: Do not set up this product or make .... Basic model The following illustration shows a printer with its base features. 1 5 6 2 4 1 2 3 150-sheet output... Manual feeder 4 5 6 3 250-sheet tray Paper support Front door Learning about the printer...
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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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    ... A number of menus are available to make it easy for you to change printer settings. The diagram shows the menu index on the ... AppleTalk Security Job Expiration Help 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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    ...message indicating the menus are unavailable will appear if the printer is not ready. Press the Stop button... pressing Stop, the message Stopping appears. When the printer has stopped, the status line in the control... red Indicates Power is off. Printer is on, but idle. Printer is warming up, processing...
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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
    ... media Avoiding jams For more details about 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 ...
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    ... the paper you have chosen is acceptable for laser printers. The duplex unit only supports certain sizes and types of print media.... 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 ...
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    ...several days if the storage or transportation environment is very different from the printer environment. Thick paper may also require a ... fibers such as cotton possess characteristics that can result in degraded paper handling. Recycled paper Lexmark supports US executive order 13101 which strongly...
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    ... drawer Duplex (two-sided) printing from trays Manual feeder Duplex (two-sided) printing from ... logo enters the printer first. Transparencies Feed transparencies from the 250-sheet tray or the manual feeder. Try a sample of any transparencies being considered for use with the printer before buying ...
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    ... media guidelines Be sure to set the Paper Type to Transparency from the printer driver or from MarkVision™ Professional to avoid damaging the printer...., and select the correct envelope size from the control panel, the printer driver, or from MarkVision Professional. For best performance, use ...
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    ... in the Paper Menu to Card Stock from the control panel, from the printer driver, or from MarkVision Professional. Set the Paper Weight to CardStock... Weight as Normal or Heavy for the value. Set this from the control panel, the printer driver, or from MarkVision Professional. Use Heavy for card stock...
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    ... card stock manufactured with chemicals that may contaminate the printer. Preprinting introduces semi-liquid and ... wrapper until you load it into the printer. Avoiding jams Use appropriate print ... print media you are considering using with the printer before purchasing large quantities. By selecting ...
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    ... 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 purchased an optional 550-sheet drawer...., extend the 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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    Printing 2 3 Squeeze the side guide tab, and slide the guide to the outside of the tray. Squeeze the... guide tab, and slide the guide to the correct position for the size media you are loading. 4 Flex ...media is below the paper fill indicator on the side guides. Overloading may cause jams. Loading ...
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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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    ... attach a dust cover (not available for all models) on the back of the printer to protect the tray while it is extended. 1 2 Press down on the ... available for all models. Attach the dust cover (if available) to the back of the printer by aligning the tabs on the cover to the holes on the printer, ...
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    ... 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. ... entering first. If you experience problems with paper feed, turn the paper over. Loading the manual feeder 23
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    ... 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 printer engages the print media and when it feeds into the printer. Warning: Do not force the print media into the feeder. Forcing the ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 25
    ... the online 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 ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 26
    ... for canceling a print job. • • Canceling a job from the printer control panel Canceling a job from a computer... running Mac OS X Canceling a job from the printer control panel Note: For more information... When you send a job to print, a small printer icon appears in the right corner of the taskbar...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 27
    ...your desktop. A list of print jobs appears in the printer window. Select the print job you... in configuring for network printing. 1 2 3 4 Make sure the printer is on. Press Press Press on the control panel... support person for a solution, and print another network setup page to verify that the printer...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 28
    ... differ in function. These jobs are printed or deleted from the printer control panel. Verify Print If you... printed, the Verify Print job is automatically deleted from printer memory. Reserve Print If you ... Reserve Print jobs may be deleted if the printer requires extra memory to process additional ...
  • 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...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 34
    ...: The flash card can be installed in the top or the bottom set of connector pin holes. 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
    ...operator to do the setup and maintenance of your printer. Refer printing problems and maintenance tasks to this key operator. In the U.S., contact Lexmark at 1-... the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com, or contact the place where you bought your printer. Storing supplies Choose a ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 37
    ... Defaults 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-... 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 ...to 30,000 standard pages1 Description Average cartridge yield For the USA and Canada3 E450A21A E450H21A ... message appears. You need to have a new cartridge available when the current one no longer ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 39
    Maintaining the printer Changing a toner cartridge 1 2 Turn the printer off. Press the 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 ...
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    Maintaining the printer 4 Unpack the new toner cartridge. Note: You can use the packing material ... 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 ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 41
    ...light exposure can cause print quality problems. 1 2 Turn the printer offc Remove the print cartridge assembly. a b c Press 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: ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 42
    Maintaining the printer 3 Remove the toner cartridge: a b Press the button on the base of the print cartridge assembly. Grasp the toner... 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 ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 43
    ... 6 Install the print cartridge assembly into the printer by aligning the green arrows on the guides of the print cartridge assembly with the green arrows on the tracks in the printer and pushing the print cartridge assembly in as far as it will go. 7 8 9 Close 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
    ... press to clear the message and resume printing. The printer prints a new copy of the page that jammed ... not guarantee the page will print. Identifying jams When the printer jams, the appropriate jam message appears ... the toner cartridge, and remove the jammed print media. Open the rear printer exit,...
  • 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
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    Clearing jams 6 Lift the flap at the front of the printer, and remove the jammed pages beneath the flap...the jams, reinstall the print cartridge assembly, and make sure all printer doors and trays ...is printed but before it has successfully exited the printer if that memory is needed for another use. ...
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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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    ... you have cleared the jams, reinstall the print cartridge assembly, and make sure all printer doors and trays are closed. Press... may or may not be reprinted, depending on the overall memory usage in the printer. 7 8 9 Load one sheet of the print media. Slide the side guide toward the inside of the ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 51
    ... our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. Calling for service When you call for printer service, describe the problem you are experiencing, ... Web site at www.lexmark.com for the numbers for other countries/regions. Note: When calling for service, call from the location of the printer. Checking an ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 52
    ... tray. • Verify you are using the printer driver associated with your printer. • If you are using a...XP or Windows Server 2003 and using a printer driver compatible with Windows 2000, Windows ...specified tray is empty. You are using the wrong printer driver or are printing to a file. Your internal ...
  • 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
    ... solutions offered in Troubleshooting. For more information, see The paper is curled once it exits the printer. Note:...printer on. If this does not fix the problem, unplug the printer from the wall outlet, and check ... not fix the problem, call your service representative. Option Drawers Printer memory ...
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    Troubleshooting Problem Service messages Solution A service message indicates printer failure that may require service. Turn the printer off, .... Use recommended paper and other specialty media. See the Card Stock & Label Guide available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 56
    ...within the printer specifications. See Understanding print media guidelines on page 12 for more 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. ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 57
    ... dpi, or 2400 Image Q. • Enable Enhance Fine Lines. • If you are using downloaded fonts, verify the fonts are supported by the printer, the host computer, and the software application. Solving print quality problems 57
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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 ... slanted. Transparency print quality is poor. • Use only transparencies recommended by the printer manufacturer. • Make sure the Paper Type setting in the Paper menu is set...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 59
    ... can be enabled to improve print quality. These settings are available on the driver and on the printer Embedded Web Server (EWS) interface. For more information about these options, see the driver Help. Driver option Enhance Fine Lines Purpose A selection to enable a ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 60
    ...saves this setting as the new user default, and the printer returns to Ready. Disabling control panel... and hold and while turning the printer on. Release both buttons when Performing Self... Changes appears. The menus are disabled. Resetting the Printer appears briefly followed by a clock. The control...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 61
    Administrative support Enabling control panel menus 1 2 3 4 5 Turn the printer off. Press and ... default settings When you first enter the printer menus from the control panel, you may... disk remain unaffected.) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 • • Make sure the printer is on and Ready appears on the display. Press...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 62
    ... support Adjusting Power Saver To adjust the Power Saver setting: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Make sure the printer ...see the Technical Reference available on our Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com. Disabling Power Saver ... the variable. To disable Power Saver: 1 2 3 4 5 Turn the printer off. Press and hold and ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 63
    Administrative support Selecting printer operating mode You can select the printer operating ... browser. In the address line, enter the IP address of the printer you want to configure using the format: .... In the address line, enter the IP address of the printer you want to configure using the format: ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 64
    ... 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: ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 65
    ... been signed by the Director of Manufacturing and Technical Support, Lexmark International, S.A., Boigny, France. This product ... Commission (FCC) compliance information statement The Lexmark E450dn, Machine Type 4512-630,... shielded and grounded cable such as Lexmark part number 1021294 for USB attach ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 66
    .... If you plan to operate your printer at a voltage exceeding the voltage range(s) in the following ...Sleep/Power Saver mode can be modified from the printer control panel. The default timeout to Sleep... questions about recycling options, visit the Lexmark Web site at www.lexmark.com for your local sales...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 67
    ... all toner cartridges, programs, data, and removable storage media (unless directed otherwise by Lexmark). For ... Lexmark 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 warranty ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 68
    ... in this document. For any claim concerning performance or nonperformance of Lexmark or a Remarketer for this product under this limited warranty, you may ... actual damages up to the limit set forth in the following paragraph. Lexmark's liability for actual damages from any cause whatsoever will be ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 69
    ... Dealers 36 automatic tray sensing 25 I Identifying printers 5 Indicator light 10 J jams avoiding 18 ... 60 enabling menus 61 L labels guidelines 17 printer maintenance 17 letterhead 15 guidelines 15 page ... 16 M Macintosh 27 maintaining the printer 36 ordering a toner cartridge 38 maximum fill line ...
  • Lexmark E450DN | User's Guide - Page 70
    ... memory card 33 ordering, toner cartridge 38 P panel, control 9 paper 13 ... preprinted forms 15 print cartridge See toner cartridge Print media guidelines ... 53 publications Card Stock & Label Guide 12 security 63 sending a job... 43 recycling 44 toner cartridge 38 T toner cartridge changing 39 ordering...



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