EDNord QMS magicolor 2 Specifications

QMS magicolor 2
Print System
Operation
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Contents
1 Introduction
Introduction ..................................................................................1-2
About This Manual .......................................................................1-2
Typographic Conventions 1-4
2 Consumables
Introduction ..................................................................................2-2
Loading the Media Cassette ........................................................2-2
Prepare the Paper 2-2
Load the Cassette 2-2
Using Media Other than Paper ....................................................2-4
Using Envelopes 2-4
Using Labels 2-7
Using Letterhead and Memo Media 2-7
Using Transparencies 2-8
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Using Toner Cartridges ............................................................... 2-9
Toner Cartridge Life 2-9
Refilled Toner Cartridges 2-9
Toner Cartridge Storage 2-10
Replacing a Toner Cartridge .................................................... 2-11
3 Advanced Printing Features
Introduction .................................................................................. 3-2
High-Resolution Printing ........................................................... 3-2
How Much Memory Do You Need?
Setting the Default Resolution 3-4
3-3
Cassette Chaining ....................................................................... 3-5
Enabling/Disabling Cassette Chaining 3-5
Collating Output ......................................................................... 3-6
Enabling/Disabling Collation 3-6
Working with Chunk Collation 3-7
Improving Collation Performance 3-8
2-Sided Printing ........................................................................... 3-9
Printing on Standard and Custom Media Sizes ........................ 3-9
Working with Status Pages ..................................................... 3-10
Identifying a Status Page Type 3-10
Printing a Status Page 3-11
Cancelling/Ending Print Jobs ................................................... 3-11
Cancelling a Print Job 3-12
Cancelling all Print Jobs 3-12
Ending a Print Job 3-13
4 Color Printing
Introduction .................................................................................. 4-2
QCOLOR Color Control ............................................................... 4-2
Accessing QCOLOR for Windows 95 4-2
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Other Methods of Color Control .................................................4-4
Color Matching 4-4
About Printer Halftones and CRDs 4-7
Color Density ................................................................................4-9
Adjusting the Color Density 4-9
5 Printer Care
Introduction ..................................................................................5-2
Handling the Printer .....................................................................5-2
Cleaning the Printer .....................................................................5-3
Guidelines for Cleaning Inside the Printer 5-4
Cleaning the Transfer Unit 5-4
Cleaning the Paper Exit Rollers 5-7
Cleaning the OPC Belt Cartridge 5-8
Cleaning the Laser Lens 5-10
Cleaning the Exterior of The Printer 5-11
Maintenance Schedule ..............................................................5-12
Replacing the Fuser Oil Bottle and Cleaning Roller ...............5-14
Replacing the OPC Belt Cartridge ............................................5-17
Replacing the Ozone Filter ........................................................5-20
Replacing the Waste Toner Pack .............................................5-21
6 CrownView Printer Web
Page
Introduction ..................................................................................6-2
Setting up the Printer Web Page ................................................6-3
Assigning a Printer Name 6-3
Setting Up Your Browser Software 6-4
Printer Home Page .......................................................................6-8
Home 6-10
Operator Control 6-11
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General Settings 6-13
Printer Jobs 6-21
Consumable Status 6-23
Accounting 6-25
System Support Page 6-26
QMS, Inc. Page 6-28
Online Help Page 6-28
7 Media Jams
Introduction .................................................................................. 7-2
Automatic Jam Recovery ............................................................ 7-2
Preventing Media Jams .............................................................. 7-2
Understanding the Media Path ................................................... 7-3
Understanding Media Jam Status Messages ............................ 7-4
Removing Media Jams ................................................................ 7-5
Misfeed Jams 7-5
Inner Jams, Outer and Drum Jams 7-6
8 Troubleshooting Printer
Problems
Introduction .................................................................................. 8-3
Status and Service Messages .................................................... 8-3
Status Messages 8-3
Service Messages 8-11
HP-GL Error Codes and PCL Error Codes .............................. 8-13
Testing PC-Printer Communication ........................................ 8-14
Creating the Test File 8-14
Sending the Test File 8-14
Testing Macintosh-Printer Communication ............................ 8-18
Testing Macintosh Communication
8-18
Printer Problem Checklist ........................................................ 8-19
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OPC Belt Cartridge Problems ...................................................8-21
Control Panel Problems ............................................................8-22
Data Indicator Stays Lit 8-22
No Advanced Status Page’ 8-22
No Start-up Page 8-22
Paper Jam Message Stays On 8-23
Printer Resets 8-23
PostScript Errors 8-23
Windows Driver Problems .........................................................8-24
Printer Description Files 8-24
CrownNet Problems ...................................................................8-24
Output Problems ........................................................................8-25
1200x600, 2400x600 dpi Printing Unavailable 8-25
Blank Pages 8-26
Not All Pages Print 8-26
Kanji Option Kit Problems .........................................................8-27
Can't Download Kanji Fonts 8-27
Can't Access Kanji Fonts 8-28
Can't Access the Kanji File Through Your Application 8-28
Print Quality Problems .............................................................8-29
Color Density Problems ............................................................8-30
Engine ROM 8-30
Image Defects .............................................................................8-32
General 8-32
Specific 8-32
Placing a Service Call ...............................................................8-38
9 Repacking the Printer
Introduction ..................................................................................9-2
What's Involved? 9-2
Remove Cables and Cassette(s) .................................................9-3
Remove the Toner Cartridges .....................................................9-3
Remove the OPC Belt Cartridge ................................................9-3
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Prepare the Fuser Unit ............................................................... 9-5
Change the Waste Toner Pack ................................................... 9-9
Remove the Lower Input Feeder .............................................. 9-11
Repack the Printer ..................................................................... 9-13
A QMS Customer Support
Sources of Support .....................................................................A-2
Your QMS Vendor A-2
Your Application Vendor A-2
Q-FAX A-2
CompuServe A-3
Internet A-3
QMS Customer Response Center (CRC) A-4
QMS World-wide Offices .............................................................A-5
B Configuration Menu
Introduction ..................................................................................B-2
Menu Chart Conventions ............................................................B-2
Administration Menu ...................................................................B-3
Administration/Communications/Network2/CrownNet
Menu B-4
Installation Menu .........................................................................B-9
Operator Control Menu .............................................................B-10
Index
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Introduction
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 1-2
n
“About This Manual” on page 1-2
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Introduction
Introduction
This manual provides information on installing consumables such as
media and toner cartridges. You’ll also find information on advanced
printing features, printer care, print quality, and troubleshooting. Use this
guide in conjunction with your other QMS magicolor 2 documentation.
About This Manual
1-2
1
Introduction
2
Consumables
3
Explains how to collate output, print a
Advanced
status page, cancel a print job, and
Printing Features end a print job.
4
Color Printing
Describes how to print documents in
color.
5
Printer Care
Describes how to handle and clean
the printer.
6
Contains information on how to access
CrownView
and use the printer’s web page.
Printer Web Page
7
Media Jams
Provides an overview of this guide.
Describes the media that’s best
suited for your printer; how to load
paper, labels, transparencies,
envelopes; and how to replace the
toner cartridges, OPC belt cartridge,
fuser oil bottle, cleaning roller, and
waste toner pack.
Explains how to locate and clear
media jams.
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About This
Manual
8
Troubleshooting Lists printer status messages, outlines
printer and print quality problems and
Printer Problems solutions, and describes how to place
a service call.
9
Repacking the
Printer
Explains how to repack the printer in
case you need to relocate or ship your
printer after it’s been installed.
A
QMS Customer
Support
Provides product sales and support
telephone numbers, and describes
how to communicate with QMS
through CompuServe, the Internet,
and Q-FAX.
B
Configuration
Menu
Provides a view of the printer’s
configuration menu.
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About This
Manual
Typographic Conventions
The following typographic conventions are used in this manual:
Mixed-Case
Courier
Text you type, and messages and information
displayed on the screen
Mixed-Case
Italic
Courier
Variable text you type; replace the italicized
word(s) with information specific to your printer or
computer
UPPERCASE
COURIER
Information displayed in the printer message
window
lowercase bold PostScript operators and DOS commands
lowercase italic
Variable information in text.
UPPERCASE
File and utility names
↵
Press the Enter key (PC) or Return key
(Macintosh)
^
Press and hold down the Ctrl key (PC)
In Adobe Acrobat PDF versions of the manual,
click to play a QuickTime video clip of the
procedure described in the text.
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Note: Notes contain tips, extra information, or important information
that deserves emphasis or reiteration.
s Caution: Cautions present information that you need to know to avoid
equipment damage, process failure, or extreme annoyance.
M WARNING! Warnings indicate the possibility of personal injury if a
specific procedure is not performed exactly as described in the
manual.
ACHTUNG! Bitte halten Sie sich exakt an die im Handbuch
beschriebene Vorgehensweise, da sonst Verletzungsgefahr
bestehen könnte.
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Consumables
In This Chapter . . .
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“Introduction” on page 2-2
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“Loading the Media Cassette” on page 2-2
n
“Using Media Other than Paper” on page 2-4
n
“Using Toner Cartridges” on page 2-9
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“Replacing a Toner Cartridge” on page 2-11
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Introduction
Introduction
This chapter covers basic printer operation, such as loading paper,
transparencies, labels, and envelopes; and replacing toner cartridges.
Loading the Media Cassette
Prepare the Paper
1
Take a stack of about 250 sheets (½ ream).
Note: Don’t unwrap the paper above the printer as this might
cause paper particles to fall into the printer.
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2
Holding the stack with one hand, fan the paper with the other.
This gets air through the sheets and prevents static buildup.
3
Take off the top and bottom sheets.
Residual glue buildup on these sheets may cause media jams.
Load the Cassette
1
Remove the media cassette from the printer.
2
Adjust the media guides to fit the size paper you’re loading.
Squeeze the retainers at the ends of the left width guide and/or
the length guide, move the guide to the appropriate location
(media sizes are listed on the cassette), and release the retainers.
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Loading the
Media Cassette
3
Push the media pressure
plate down to lock it in
position.
4
Load the paper.
5
n
A fill limit mark is provided
on the inside left side of
the cassette. The media
cassette holds 250 sheets
of 20 lb (75g/m2) paper.
(Paper is packed in reams
of 500 sheets.) Do not
overfill the cassette.
n
The printing side of the
paper should face up. An
arrow on the paper package label indicates the
face-up side of the paper.
Slide the media cassette back into the printer.
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Using Media
Other than
Paper
Using Media Other than Paper
s Caution: Although the QMS magicolor 2 was designed for occasional
printing on a wide range of media types, it is not intended to print
exclusively on a single media type except plain paper. Continuous
printing on media other than plain paper (such as transparencies,
labels, or thick stock) may adversely affect print quality or reduce
engine life.
Using Envelopes
Formatting
Your printer receives the instructions to print on envelopes
from your application.
n When formatting data for envelopes, leave at least a 0.16"
(4.06 mm) margin from the edges of the envelope.
n Print on the front side only. Some parts of the envelope
consist of three layers of paper—the front, back, and flap.
Anything printed in these layered regions may be lost or
faded.
n See your application documentation for specific information
on printing envelopes.
Input
Source
Upper slot; universal cassette
Capacity Up to 15, depending on the thickness of the
envelopes
Type
Refer to the specifications in chapter 2, “Print Media,” in the
Reference
Notes
n Use envelopes with a smooth exterior surface. Envelopes
with a rough surface may jam in the media cassette.
n You can print only on the address side of the envelope.
n You can print envelopes from either cassette, but only in
the upper position, not from the optional lower input feeder.
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Using Media
Other than
Paper
Loading and Printing Envelopes
1
Place the envelopes on a flat surface, and flatten them by
pressing down the corners.
2
Flex the envelope stack (including the
edges) to remove any stiffness.
3
Correct any dog-eared corners, and
then tap the envelopes on a flat surface
to align them
4
Remove the media cassette from the printer (and remove any
media in the cassette).
The media cassette must be located in the upper position, not in
the optional lower input feeder.
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Using Media
Other than
Paper
5
Adjust the media guides to the length and width of the envelopes.
Squeeze the retainers at the ends of the left width guide and/or
the length guide, move the guide to the appropriate location
(media sizes are listed on the cassette), and release the retainers.
Note: Make sure the guides are snug enough to keep the
envelopes straight, but not so tight that they buckle the
envelopes.
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6
Place the envelope stack into the cassette with the printingside up.
Note: Check your application documentation to determine if the flap
should be placed on the left or on the right. You can also print a single
envelope to check the orientation before printing multiple copies.
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7
Insert the cassette into the printer.
The media cassette must be located in the upper position, not in
the optional lower input feeder.
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2-6
Open the flap of each envelope immediately (before it cools)
after the envelope is delivered to the output tray.
Note: Because the envelopes pass through heated rollers, the
gummed area on the flaps may seal. Using envelopes with
emulsion-based glue avoids this problem.
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Using Media
Other than
Paper
Using Labels
Formatting
Format label data within your application. Try printing your data
on a plain sheet of paper first to check placement.
Input
Source
Upper cassette
Capacity Up to 50, depending on the thickness of the labels
Type
Refer to the specifications in chapter 2, “Print Media,” in the
Reference
Notes
n Avoid using labels with exposed adhesive; it may stick to
the toner cartridge or the fixing roller, causing labels to peel
off and media jams to occur.
n Check your application documentation for other information
on printing labels.
Loading and Printing Labels
1
Load labels the same way you load paper.
Note: If your label stock has a top-of-page, place the top-of-page
toward the rear of the printer.
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2
In the Operator Control/Media/For Upper Bin menu, select
Thick Stock.
Using Letterhead and Memo Media
Formatting
Format letterhead or memo data within your application. Try printing your data on a plain sheet of paper first to check placement.
Input
Source
Upper cassette
Capacity Up to 250 sheets, depending on the thickness of
the media
Type
Refer to the specifications in chapter 2, “Print Media,” in the
Reference
Notes
n Check your application documentation for other information
about printing on letterhead and memo media.
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Using Media
Other than
Paper
Loading and Printing Letterhead and Memo Media
n
Load letterhead and memo media the
same way you would load paper.
Note: Load the media printing-side up with
the top of the media (the letterhead or
memo information) toward the back of the
cassette.
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Using Transparencies
Formatting
Format the information to be printed on the transparencies
within your application. Try printing your data on a plain sheet
of paper first to check placement.
Input
Source
Upper cassette
Capacity Up to 50 sheets, depending on the thickness of the
transparencies
» Note: If you have problems feeding 50 sheets,
try loading only 5–10 sheets at a time. Loading a
large number of transparencies at a time may
cause static buildup, thus causing feeding
problems.
Type
Refer to the specifications in chapter 2, “Print Media,” in the
Reference
Notes
n Keep the media path clean. Transparencies are especially
sensitive to a dirty media path. If there are shadows on
either the top or the bottom of the sheets, refer to chapter 5,
“Printer Care,” for instructions on how to clean the printer.
n Check your application documentation for other information
about printing on transparencies.
Loading and Printing Transparencies
n
2-8
Load transparencies the same way you would load paper.
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Using Toner
Cartridges
Using Toner Cartridges
Toner Cartridge Life
A toner cartridge contains enough toner to print the following number
of letter/A4-size pages:
Color
Rated life @ normal 5% page coverage
Black
10,000 pages
Yellow
6,000 pages
Magenta
6,000 pages
Cyan
6,000 pages
When toner runs low in a cartridge, x TONER LOW displays in the
message window. It’s your option whether to continue printing;
usually, parts of the page print lighter.
When toner is low, it’s sometimes helpful to take the cartridge out of
the printer and redistribute the toner by gently rocking the cartridge
side to side. Then reinstall the cartridge. If the TONER LOW message
remains in the message window after you redistribute the toner,
replace the cartridge.
The printer stops 330 pages after detecting that toner in a cartridge is
low. TONER OUT displays in the message window.
Refilled Toner Cartridges
Refilled toner cartridges may produce variations in toner quality and
reliability and may reduce the print quality of your documents. In addition, toner leaks affect your warranty.
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Using Toner
Cartridges
Toner Cartridge Storage
2-10
n
Keep toner cartridges in their packaging until you’re ready to
install them.
n
Store toner cartridges in a cool, dry location away from sunlight
(due to heat). The maximum storage temperature is 95 ° F (35 ° C)
and the maximum storage humidity is 80% without condensation.
n
Keep toner cartridges level during storage. Do not stand or store
cartridge on their ends or turn upside down; the toner inside the
cartridges may become caked or unequally distributed.
n
Keep toner cartridges away from salty air environments and corrosive gases such as aerosols.
n
Keep toner cartridges away from disk drives and floppy disks. The
magnets in the cartridge can damage stored data.
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Replacing a
Toner Cartridge
Replacing a Toner Cartridge
Your printer uses four toner cartridges: black, yellow, magenta, and
cyan.
1
Open the printer’s front cover.
2
Remove and discard the empty toner cartridge.
s
Caution: Put the old toner cartridge in a trash receptacle. Do not
dispose of it by burning
3
Remove the toner cartridge
from its shipping carton.
4
Distribute the toner in the
cartridge.
Holding the cartridge with both
hands, gently rock it from sideto-side five or six times.
5
Pull the tab.
6
Remove the orange protective cover from the cartridge.
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Tab
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Replacing a
Toner Cartridge
7
Install the toner cartridge.
Align the toner cartridge with
the cartridge guides, and gently push the cartridge into the
printer until it’s firmly seated.
Colored
labels
s
Caution: Each toner cartridge has a colored label that
corresponds to a colored label to the right of the cartridge slots.
Always install the toner cartridge in the slot with a label of the
same color.
If a toner cartridge doesn’t slide in easily, don’t force it. In
addition, don’t push it in until you hear a click. If you hear a click,
you’ve locked it into place against the OPC belt cartridge and
your prints may be smudged. Pull the toner cartridge out so that
it’s firmly seated but not locked into place. While the cartridges
may appear not to be fully inserted, closing the front cover will
guide them to their final position.
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8
Close the printer’s front cover.
9
In the Operator Control/Consumables/Item Replaced/x Toner
menu choose Yes to reset the consumables usage monitoring system.
Note: When you replace a toner cartridge after an x TONER
EMPTY message displays in the message window, the engine
automatically recovers. However, you must manually reset the
consumables usage monitoring system to ensure accurate
consumables monitoring.
To access consumables usage information, use the Operator
Control/Consumables/Print Statistics menu or the CrownView
printer web page.
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Advanced
Printing Features
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 3-2
n
“High-Resolution Printing” on page 3-2
n
“Cassette Chaining” on page 3-5
n
“Collating Output” on page 3-6
n
“2-Sided Printing” on page 3-8
n
“Printing on Standard and Custom Media Sizes” on page 3-9
n
“Working with Status Pages” on page 3-10
n
“Cancelling/Ending Print Jobs” on page 3-11
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Introduction
Introduction
This chapter describes changing print resolution, chaining paper cassettes, collating output, printing a status page, cancelling a print job,
and ending a print job.
High-Resolution Printing
QMS Multi-Res technology provides a print resolution for almost
every application or budget. The QMS magicolor 2 supports each of
the following resolutions at up to rated engine speed:
3-2
300x300 dpi
Built into all magicolor 2 Print Systems, this resolution has
the fastest processing time for producing draft-quality
output. 300x300 dpi resolution is also required by some
printer emulations.
600x600 dpi
The standard resolution in the base magicolor 2 CX is also
the standard resolution for business documents. 600x600
dpi resolution provides excellent print quality for most
business applications, such as letters, proposals, and
presentations. With 600 dpi in both horizontal and vertical
directions, it also provides the best quality line drawings
for engineering applications.
1200x600 dpi
For improved halftone quality in graphics and images,
1200x600 dpi resolution is available for all media sizes on
the base magicolor 2 EX. The magicolor 2 CX is also
capable of producing 1200x600 dpi resolution through the
installation of additional memory.
2400x600 dpi
For graphic arts and desktop publishing applications,
where the best quality graphics and photorealistic images
are required, the magicolor 2 EX Print System comes
standard with 2400x600 dpi resolution for many media
sizes. The magicolor 2 CX Print System is also capable of
producing 2400x600 dpi resolution through the installation
of additional memory.
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HighResolution
Printing
How Much Memory Do You Need?
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Note: If a certain resolution is chosen and the minimum amount of
memory is not installed in the printer, the file is printed using the next
lower resolution that can handle the job. For example, if you attempt
to print a 4-color image at 2400x600 dpi resolution on legal media,
but the printer has only 24 MB of RAM instead of the required 88 MB
minimum, the file prints at 600x600 dpi.
Minimum System Memory Requirements
Media
Size
300x300/600x600
2400x600
4-Color
Mono
4-Color
Mono
4-Color
Letter/A4 24 MB
24 MB
24 MB
40 MB*
24 MB
72 MB*
Legal
24 MB
24 MB
48 MB*
24 MB
88 MB**
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Mono
1200x600
24 MB
Note: These values are for a printer without a hard disk. For a printer with
a hard disk installed and disk swapping enabled, add an additional 4 MB
of RAM for each media size.
* Additional memory required on a magicolor 2 CX
** Additional memory required on a magicolor 2 CX and magicolor 2 EX
You may also need additional memory (SIMMs) for the following:
n
To print complex graphics or complex PostScript documents
n
For increased collation performance
n
For increased spooling performance
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HighResolution
Printing
Setting the Default Resolution
Menu
Administration/Engine/Def Resolution
Choices
300 dpi—300x300 dpi resolution
600 dpi—600x600 dpi resolution
1200 dpi—1200x600 dpi resolution
2400 dpi—2400x600 dpi resolution
Default
600 dpi, 1200 dpi, or 2400 dpi—your printer’s default is the
highest resolution available for the amount of RAM installed in
the printer (see “Minimum System Memory Requirements” on
page 3-3 for more information)
Notes
Whenever possible, set the print resolution through your
application. If the print resolution can’t be set through the
application, you can set it through the configuration menu, the
printer driver, or QMS Document Option Commands (DOCs).
If you want the printer to use a lower default resolution when
you restore defaults, set this option to your choice (and make
any other necessary configuration settings), and then use the
Administration/Miscellaneous/Save Defaults menu to save
your custom defaults. See “Working with Custom
Configurations” in chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” of the
Reference for more information.
In addition, after you lower the default resolution, you should
reconfigure the printer memory (Administration/Memory/Quick
Config menu) to distribute it better for that particular resolution.
For example, if you set the default resolution to 600 dpi when
your printer has enough memory to print at 2400 dpi, the frame
buffer remains configured for 2400 dpi, which means that
printer memory that could be better used somewhere else is
being wasted.
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Cassette
Chaining
Cassette Chaining
If you have an optional lower input feeder, you may choose to have
the printer automatically draw media from the other cassette (inputbin) when the current cassette empties. This is called cassette chaining, and it provides a total media input capacity of 500 sheets.
Enabling/Disabling Cassette Chaining
There are four ways to enable/disable cassette chaining:
n
Use your application. (Check the documentation to see if your
application includes a specific procedure for using a dualcassette printer.)
n
Select an alternate cassette for chaining in the QMS Level 2
Windows printer driver.
n
On a network, use CrownAdmin 3 to select the media cassettes
and/or the media source.
n
Configure the printer through the configuration menu.
Using the Configuration Menu
Menu
Operator Control/Chain Inputbins
Choices
On—Switches to the next cassette with the same size and
type of media when the default cassette is empty.
Off—Doesn’t switch cassettes; uses only the default cassette.
On Any—Switches to the next cassette, regardless of the size
and type of media installed, when the default input bin is
empty.
Default
On
Notes
Use the Operator Control/Inputbin menu to set the default
inputbin.
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Collating
Output
Collating Output
You can print multiple copies of documents either as complete sets in
numeric order (collated) or as separate sheets. The following figure
shows collated and uncollated stacking for two copies of a four-page file.
1
Collated
2
3
4
1
2
3
4
1
1
2
2
3
3
4
4
Uncollated
The main advantage of collation is convenience and the time savings
derived from not having to separate and sort individual copies of a
document. Each copy of the document exists as a whole unless
chunk collation has occurred.
Enabling/Disabling Collation
There are three ways to enable/disable collation:
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Use your application. (Check the documentation to see if your
application includes a specific procedure for collating pages.)
n
Select collation in the QMS Level 2 Windows printer driver.
n
On a network, use CrownAdmin 3 to select collation.
n
Configure the printer through the configuration menu.
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Collating
Output
Using the Configuration Menu
Menu
Operator Control/Collation
Choices
On, Off
Default
Off
Working with Chunk Collation
For a multiple copy document with collation On, there must be
enough display list memory to hold the display list blocks for all pages
in the collation range. (For more information on Display List blocks,
see “Display List” in chapter 5, “Additional Technical Information,” in
the Reference manual.) If there’s not enough memory, then a collation
boundary is forced after the last compiled page of the collation range.
Chunk Collation
This mechanism of introducing a forced boundary—or breaking a
document down into several smaller, more manageable sets—is
known as chunk collation. For example, in the following illustration,
copies “a” and “b” of each set must be manually combined to create
one collated document. The order of printing is copy 1(a), copy 2(a),
copy 3(a), copy 4(a), copy 1(b), copy 2(b), copy 3(b), and copy 4(b).
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Note: If chunk collation occurs, you may want to enable header and
trailer pages to help you determine the beginning and end of each
collated sequence.
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Collating
Output
Improving Collation Performance
To avoid chunk collation, your printer must have sufficient memory to
store an entire document before printing begins. Of course, this
always depends on the size of your print job versus the amount of
available memory in your printer. The QMS magicolor 2 with 24 MB or
more of memory can fully collate most print jobs.
To improve collation performance, which allows you to collate longer and
more complex print jobs on your printer, you can do one of the following:
n
Add more printer memory, which automatically increases the display list client’s memory settings.
n
Take any memory not being used by other clients, and add it to
the Administration/Memory/K Mem Display memory setting.
s
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Caution: Use this option only if you’re familiar with adjusting memory clients’ values. (Refer to chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” in
the Reference manual for information.) Incorrect use of this option
could cause your system to operate incorrectly.
n
If your printer has an optional hard disk, set the Administration/
Memory/Enable Disk Swap menu to On. This distributes any
extra memory to all clients.
n
Collate through your application.
Note: Collating through your application is more time consuming
than collating through the printer. The application sends the
complete job the requested number of times rather than sending
it once and holding data in printer memory.
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2-Sided
Printing
2-Sided Printing
While the QMS magicolor 2 doesn’t have a duplexing option, you can
duplex print manually: Print on one side of the paper, reinsert the
printed sheet(s) into the media cassette (blank side up and the top of
the page toward the back of the printer), and then print the second side.
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Note: Media jams may occur if the printed sheet(s) reinserted in the
media cassette are not entirely flat.
Printing on Standard and
Custom Media Sizes
The QMS magicolor 2 prints on a wide variety of media sizes. However, the way you identify the size to the printer varies:
n
Standard “sensed” media sizes—The printer automatically
senses six media sizes—A4, B5 JIS, Com 10*, Executive,
Foolscap, Legal, and Letter. To print on these media sizes, you
need to do no more than load the media in the cassette.
n
Standard “non-sensed” media sizes—The printer can print on
five media sizes—A5*, B5 ISO, DL Envelope*, Folio, SP Folio,
Statement*, UK Quarto—that it can’t automatically sense. To print
on these media sizes, you must load the media in the cassette
and then choose the appropriate size from either the Operator
Control/Custom Bin/Upper or Operator Control/Custom Bin/
Optional menu.
n
Non-standard “non-sensed” media sizes—The printer can
also print on non-standard media sizes up to 8.5"x13.8"
(215.9x350.5 mm). To print on these media sizes, you must load
the media in the cassette, choose Universal from the Operator
Control/Custom Bin/Upper or Operator Control/Custom Bin/
*This media size can be printed only from a cassette installed in the upper/standard position.
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Working with
Status Pages
Optional menu, and then identify the media size in your
application.
Note: If you preview your file in your application, the dimensions
of the Universal media size rather than your custom size will be
shown in the preview window, and your document will be imaged
in the lower-left corner of this media size. You must manually
move the margins in from the left and right as well as up from the
bottom to define the correct imageable area for your custom
media size.
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Working with Status Pages
Identifying a Status Page Type
Menu
Administration/Special Pages/Status Page Type
Choices
Standard, Advanced
Default
Standard
Standard—
This one-page document provides
n
Note: The number of sheets/faces statistics differ from the
number of sheets printed statistics in CrownView and the
consumables statistics page (Operator Control/Consumables/
Print Statistics), which refer to the number of sheets/faces printed
to date during the current consumables tracking period
(Administration/Consumables/Start Period menu).
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Printer identification (the printer’s name, firmware information,
and number of sheets/faces printed during the life of the printer)
n
Printer settings (printer set-up options for paper handling)
n
Current memory configuration (printer memory settings)
n
Timeouts (printer timeout settings)
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Cancelling/
Ending Print
Jobs
n
Communication settings and input buffer sizes (host-printer communication settings, including spooling memory sizes)
n
Tickmarks in the lower-left corner for image alignment
Advanced
This multi-page document provides
n
All the information from the standard status page
n
The configuration menu settings
n
A full list of fonts and downloaded emulations
Printing a Status Page
Menu
Administration/Special Pages/Print Status
Choices
No, Yes
Default
Yes
Cancelling/Ending Print Jobs
The Cancel key has three functions:
n
It cancels the oldest print job in the system.
n
It cancels all jobs with a printing, interpreting, terminating, or
spooled status.
n
It allows you to send an end-of-job indicator to a currently compiling print job waiting on incoming data.
You don’t have to press the Online key before using the Cancel key.
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Cancelling/
Ending Print
Jobs
Cancelling a Print Job
Press this key...
to...
The message window
reads...
Cancel
Access the Job Cancel menu. JOB CANCEL
CANCEL JOB
Cancel or Select
Cancel the oldest job in the
queue.
CANCEL JOB
IS SELECTED
Cancelling all Print Jobs
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Press this key...
to...
The message window
reads...
Cancel
Access the Job Cancel menu. JOB CANCEL
CANCEL JOB
Next (twice)
Advances to the Cancel All
Jobs mode.
Cancel or
Select
Cancel all jobs with a printing, CANCEL ALL JOBS
interpreting, spooled, or
IS SELECTED
terminating status. The
CANCEL ALL JOBS
message displays until all
print jobs are completely
removed.
JOB CANCEL
CANCEL ALL JOBS
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Cancelling/
Ending Print
Jobs
Ending a Print Job
Use this procedure when the message window displays
WAITING ON INPUT
END JOB?
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Note: This procedure does not end print jobs that are still receiving
data. Its only purpose is to provide an end-of-job indicator for a print
job that does not have one. You can identify an end-of-job indicator in
the Administration/Communications/Parallel and Administration/
Communications/Serial menu. (Refer to chapter 5, “Additional
Technical Information,” in the Reference Manual for a complete
discussion of End Job Mode.
Press this key...
to...
The message window
reads...
Cancel
Access the Job Cancel menu. JOB CANCEL
CANCEL JOB
Next (twice)
Advance to the End Job
mode.
JOB CANCEL
END JOB
Cancel or Select
Select End Job.
END JOB
IS SELECTED
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Color Printing
In This Chapter . . .
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“Introduction” on page 4-2
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“QCOLOR Color Control” on page 4-2
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“Other Methods of Color Control” on page 4-4
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“Color Density” on page 4-9
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Introduction
Introduction
Your QMS magicolor 2 Print System features advanced color laser
technology that produces inexpensive and durable color prints at
300x300, 600x600, 1200x600, and 2400x600 dpi on plain paper,
envelopes, labels, and transparencies.
QCOLOR Color Control
To help you optimize color output, QMS developed QCOLOR, which
provides automatic or custom color control. QCOLOR dynamically
configures the QMS magicolor 2 for the best output quality based on
the contents of the document and the media on which it will be
printed. QCOLOR matching capabilities include CIE-based color
matching, PANTONE®* Color simulation, and ICM 2.0 and ColorSync
2.1 support by means of ICC 3.2-compliant printer profiles. QCOLOR
automatic color control is accessed through the QMS Level 2
Windows 95 printer driver.
Accessing QCOLOR for Windows 95
1
If you haven’t already, install the QMS Level 2 Windows
driver.
2
Open or create the file you want to print.
3
From the File menu, choose Print Setup.
Some applications may call this option something else, such as
Page Setup.
4
In the Print Setup dialog box, make sure the QMS magicolor
2 is selected, then choose the Options or Properties button.
The QMS Level 2 Windows driver dialog box appears.
*
Pantone, Inc.’s check-standard trademark for color reproduction and color reproduction
materials.
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QCOLOR Color
Control
5
On the Job tab (Windows 95 driver) or Paper tab (Windows
3.1/Windows 95 driver), select a Quick Color Setup setting:
n
Automatic Color Control (if you’re printing a combination of
document types)
Automatic Color Control is the best option for most jobs,
because it's designed to provide the best color output for a
large variety of documents. However, if the Automatic setting
doesn’t provide satisfactory color output for a particular page
element or document type, then select a more specific
QCOLOR setting (for example, Photographic for scanned photographic images).
n
Graphics (if you’re printing color graphics)
n
Grayscale (if you’re printing images with gray shades)
n
Photographic (if you’re printing photographic images)
n
Text and Spot Color (if you’re printing text or spot colors)
n
Third Party Color Management (if you want to allow your
application to control color settings)
n
Color All Black (if you want to print monochrome)
n
Customize (if you want to customize the color settings by
using the options on the Color tab)
Note: Because QCOLOR automatically adjusts the settings on the
Color tab (Windows 95 driver) or Color Setup tab (Windows 3.1/
Windows 95 driver), you don’t have to adjust them manually.
However, if you want to customize them, you can get information
about them and other options in the driver by choosing the Help
button. Also, some applications (like PageMaker and Ventura
Publisher) specify color outside the Windows driver, in which
case the color settings in the QMS Level 2 Windows driver are
ignored.
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6
Choose the media type you’re using.
Use either the Windows 95 printer driver’s Paper tab or the
printer’s Operator Control/Media/For Upper Bin or Operator
Control/Media/For Optional Bin menu.
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7
Choose any other printing options you want.
Choose the Help button in the printer driver for detailed descriptions of the options.
8
Choose OK until you return to the application.
9
From the File menu, choose Print.
10 In the Print dialog box, select any other options you want
and then choose OK.
Other Methods of Color
Control
Color Matching
A major concern in the color publishing industry today is color consistency across devices with different color models. For example, when
you scan a color photograph, the scanner sends the image data to
the computer in an RGB (Red-Blue-Green) format. The computer
then converts the data into another RGB format to display it on the
monitor. When the image data is sent to the printer, it is converted
into CMYK (Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-blacK) format by the printer driver
or application. Because of these conversions, a color output device
(like your printer) may produce colors dramatically different from
those seen on the computer screen, or in the original image.
To keep colors more consistent, you can use color matching, which
uses software to describe colors for different devices in a common
language to make sure that color is produced in the same shade on
all devices.
Color Matching with a Color Management System
Color management systems (CMSs) work by translating color information from different devices into a common language. A CMS first
gets information about the way these devices create color and the
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Control
range of colors they can produce. (This information is contained in
device profiles.) Then, using this information, the CMS maps each
device's color descriptions to the CIE model, which is an international,
device-independent standard for color.
For example, to make a printer’s color output look the same as the
colors on your computer monitor, a CMS translates the monitor’s RGB
colors into device-independent CIE color, and then translates from
the CIE color into the printer's CMYK colors. A CMS can warn you (or
automatically adjust color) when the colors you specify are outside
the output device’s range, and they can show you on screen how the
printed output will look.
The advantages of using a CMS are that you get consistent color
across all devices, and an on-screen preview of output. However,
CMSs are not portable across platforms, they can be expensive, and
they do consume processing time and power at the host.
A few well-known color management systems include Kodak ColorFlow, Agfa ColorTune, Pantone POCE, Apple ColorSync, Microsoft
ICM, Color Solutions ColorBlind, and Linotype-Hell LinoColor. The following are shipped with your printer:
n
An Apple ColorSync/ICC (International Color Consortium) device
profile
n
A Windows ICM device profile
Instructions for installation and use are included on the QMS Software Utilities CD-ROM or on the supplemental color disk provided
with the printer.
Color Matching with PostScript Level 2
Your printer's PostScript Level 2 allows it to accept device-independent CIE color specification directly (in addition to CMYK or RGB
color specifications). This means that if you have an application that
supports PostScript Level 2 printing (such as Adobe PhotoShop) or if
you use the QMS-developed driver for Windows or Macintosh, your
printer will perform color matching automatically. These drivers work
with the printer-resident color rendering dictionaries to match colors.
See control panel for more information on CRDs.
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Control
The advantages of Level 2 color matching are that it is portable, it is
application- and printer-resident (there’s nothing else to buy), and it is
performed at the printer level (so it doesn’t tie up your host). However,
no on-screen preview of output is provided, and you are not warned if
a color is out of printer’s gamut (color range).
Color Matching with PANTONE*
Your printer has been approved by Pantone, Inc. to simulate PANTONE Colors. Pantone specifies hundreds of spot colors, each identified by a unique number. Each of these spot colors can be simulated
on the printer with the appropriate combination of process (CMYK)
colors.
Within a Pantone-licensed application (such as Aldus FreeHand or
Adobe Illustrator), you can choose a PANTONE Color number and the
corresponding CMYK simulation is printed. Pantone tables for supporting applications are shipped on the QMS Software Utilities CDROM or on a supplemental color disk with the printer, including the
following:
n
Adobe Illustrator (Macintosh and Windows)
n
CorelDRAW (Windows only)
n
Macromedia FreeHand (Macintosh and Windows)
n
QuarkXPress (Macintosh only)
Instructions for installation and use of these files are included on the
Pantone disk shipped with your printer.
The formulas in the PANTONE Color look-up charts result in Pantoneapproved color only under the following conditions:
n
A Pantone-licensed application (such as Adobe Illustrator,
QuarkXPress, and Macromedia FreeHand) is used to create the
color.
n
The colors are printed with QMS-supplied toner.
*
Pantone, Inc.’s check-standard trademark for color reproduction and color reproduction
materials.
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n
The colors are printed on Hammermill Laser Print white paper.
The formulas listed in the Pantone charts are only for the magicolor 2
CX printer. Also, the PANTONE* Colors generated by this printer are
four-color process simulations and may not exactly match Pantoneidentified solid color standards. Use current PANTONE Color Reference Manuals (available from Pantone, Inc.) for accurate color.
The advantages of using PANTONE Color matching are that it is easy
to use, it is widely supported, and that it is good for spot color. However, it is not as accurate as other methods of color matching, it can’t
be used for photographs, and it is only supported by applications.
About Printer Halftones and CRDs
The printer’s default CRD (Color Rendering Dictionary) can be
changed through the QMS-developed Macintosh and Windows
drivers or, if your application requires you to use a non-QMS driver,
you can change the CRD at the printer’s control panel
(Administration/Emulations/PostScript/Color Rendering menu). See
chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” of the Reference manual for
information on using the control panel.
Halftones
The enhanced halftone uses amplitude-modulation (AM) screening.
Some applications may be set up to ignore the printer’s color settings.
See chapter 3, “Connecting to a PC,” and chapter 5, “Connecting to a
Macintosh,” in the Getting Started manual.
Color Rendering Dictionaries (CRDs)
Since the printer has a different range of colors than other color
devices (such as your monitor), a color rendering dictionary is necessary to tell the printer how to print colors that are out of its range. The
printer has three default CRD settings:
*
Pantone, Inc.’s check-standard trademark for color reproduction and color reproduction
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Colorimetric—The Colorimetric CRD is designed for very basic color
matching and one-to-one conversion from CIE color to CMYK color.
With Colorimetric chosen as the printer default CRD, all colors are
reproduced exactly unless a specified color is “out of gamut” (out of the
printer's range). For out of gamut colors, the Colorimetric CRD substitutes the closest “in-gamut” color. The result is that exact color matches
between the two devices are maintained wherever possible, but the
printed image may have a smaller range of colors than the original
image (since several image colors may be mapped to a single printer
color). We recommend that you use this CRD for printing spot colors.
Business—The Business CRD matches the images on a monitor as
closely as possible (WYSIWYG). Use the Business CRD for computer-generated graphics.
Photographic—QMS developed the Photographic CRD to optimize
the quality of photographic images and other images with many subtle color shifts. Like the Colorimetric CRD, the Photographic CRD
substitutes out-of-gamut colors with in-gamut colors, but it also
adjusts (compresses) all other colors (whether in-gamut or out-ofgamut) as necessary to maintain the proportional relationship
between the colors.
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Color Density
Color Density
Adjusting the Color Density
Use the following procedure to check and adjust the color density.
▲ Caution: For best results when checking the printer’s color density,
print the calibration page described in step 3 on good quality paper,
such as Hammermill LaserPrint Radiant White or Weyerhauser First
Choice premium paper. Otherwise, the color of the paper could affect
the results.
1
Set the density of each color to 0.
a
Access the printer’s Administration/Engine/Density/Cyan menu.
b
Set the cyan color density to 0.
Press the Previous key to decrease the density setting or the
Next key to increase the setting.
c
Repeat steps a and b for the magenta, yellow, and black color
densities.
d
Save your changes.
2
Access the printer’s Administration/Special Pages/Calibration Page menu.
3
Press Select to print a calibration
page.
This page provides a density range
for each of the printer’s colors—
cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
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4
Compare the calibration page to
the four calibration cards that
were provided with your printer.
Each card features a single color—
cyan, magenta, yellow, or black.
a
Place the calibration page on a sheet of clean white paper in
a well-lighted area.
b
Align the cutout in the cyan color
calibration card over the cyan
column on the calibration page.
c
Decide which block on the calibration page most closely
matches the cyan color calibration card.
Note: It may be easier to decide which colors match if you
view the output at a distance (3–4 feet) and squint.
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d
Make a note of the value (-4 to +4) associated with that block,
or simply mark the pane through the cutout in the card.
You will need this value in step 6.
e
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Repeat steps b–d with the magenta, yellow, and black
calibration cards.
Access the printer’s Administration/Engine/Density/Cyan
menu.
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6
Adjust the cyan color density according to the number you
recorded in step 4.
Press the Previous key to decrease the density setting or the
Next key to increase the setting.
7
Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the magenta, yellow, and black color
densities.
8
Save your changes.
9
Print a new calibration page (Administration/Special Pages/
Calibration Page menu).
10 Compare the new calibration page to the four calibration
cards again.
11 Make any additional adjustments necessary.
If none are necessary, you’re done and ready to print.
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Printer Care
In This Chapter . . .
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“Introduction” on page 5-2
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“Handling the Printer” on page 5-2
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“Cleaning the Printer” on page 5-3
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“Maintenance Schedule” on page 5-12
n
“Replacing the Fuser Oil Bottle and Cleaning Roller” on
page 5-14
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“Replacing the OPC Belt Cartridge” on page 5-17
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“Replacing the Ozone Filter” on page 5-20
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“Replacing the Waste Toner Pack” on page 5-21
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Introduction
This chapter describes how to handle and clean the printer.
Blurred or splotchy prints and paper jams can result from dusty printer
parts. Regular cleaning takes only a few minutes and helps ensure
print quality. Printer parts that require cleaning are the paper pick-up
rollers and the outside surface of the printer.
Handling the Printer
Handle the printer with care to preserve its life. Abuse may cause
damage. Keep the following guidelines in mind:
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n
Do not place anything on the top of the printer.
n
Avoid spraying cleaning solution directly on the printer’s surface;
the spray could penetrate through the air vents of the printer and
damage the internal circuits.
n
Be careful when cleaning the inside or removing paper jams, as
the fuser assembly and other internal parts become very hot.
Open the printer cover, and let the interior of the printer cool
before handling the inside of the printer.
n
Always close the printer covers gently. Never expose the printer
to vibrations.
n
Do not cover the printer immediately after using it. Turn it off and
wait until it cools down.
n
Do not leave the printer open for any length of time, especially in
well-lit places; light may damage the OPC belt cartridge.
n
Do not open the printer during printing and do not tap paper
stacks on the printer.
n
Do not tilt, lubricate, or disassemble the printer.
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Printer
n
Do not touch the electrical contacts, gears, or laser beam
devices. Doing so may damage the printer and cause the print
quality to deteriorate.
n
Keep media in the output tray at minimum level. If the media
stacks too high, your printer may experience media jams and
excessive media curl.
n
Lift the printer from the bottom only, using the carrying grips
under each side corner. Make sure two people are available to lift
the printer when moving it.
n
Keep the following in mind when storing the printer for an
extended period:
— Unplug the printer.
— Remove the toner and OPC belt cartridges from inside the
printer. After removing the cartridges, return them to their
original packaging. If the original packaging is not available,
protect the toner cartridges from spilling toner, and protect
the OPC belt cartridge from damage and light.
— See appendix B, “Technical Specifications,” in the Reference
manual for storage specifications.
Cleaning the Printer
Paper dust may accumulate inside the printer. This could affect the
printer’s performance. To prevent any potential problems associated
with this, you should clean your printer on a regular basis. You need
to clean both the inside and outside of the printer.
M WARNING! Turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and
disconnect all interface cables before cleaning.
ACHTUNG! Ziehen Sie den Netzstecker aus der Steckdose bevor
Sie den Drucker reinigen.
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Cleaning the
Printer
Guidelines for Cleaning Inside the Printer
n
Either clean the printer before use, or allow a few minutes after
unplugging it to allow the fusing unit to cool down.
n
Turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and disconnect all
interface cables before cleaning inside the printer.
n
Read all caution and warning labels carefully, making sure to follow any instructions contained in them. These labels are located
on the inside of the printer’s covers and the interior of the printer
body.
n
Use only dry, lint-free cotton cloths or swabs.
n
Make sure any parts removed during cleaning are replaced
before you plug in the power cord, reconnect the interface cables,
and turn on the printer.
Cleaning the Transfer Unit
These items in the transfer unit require cleaning:
»
n
Registration rollers
n
Transfer roller
n
Paper discharge
Note: A dry cotton cloth and dry cotton swab are required for this
procedure.
1
5-4
Turn off and unplug the printer.
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Printer
2
Open the printer’s rear cover.
3
Using a dry cotton cloth, clean any paper dust and toner
buildup from the registration rollers.
You can manually rotate the rollers while cleaning them by turning
the white gear on the left end of the roller shaft.
White gear
Registration
Rollers
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Cleaning the
Printer
4
Clean the transfer roller.
a
Lock Lever
Remove the transfer roller
unit by lifting the lock lever at
the right end of the transfer
roller unit until the unit is
freed, and then lifting the
unit out.
Note: Because you cannot
see when the unit is
released, it’s best to lift the
unit and the lock lever at the
same time.
»
Transfer Roller
b
Note: Manually rotate the roller while cleaning it.
»
c
5
5-6
Using a dry cotton cloth, clean any paper dust and toner
buildup from the transfer roller.
Reinstall the transfer roller in the transfer unit.
Clean the paper discharger.
a
Remove the paper
discharger by pushing it to
the right and then lifting it up
and out of the transfer unit.
(It comes out after the tabs
on the charger have cleared
their retainers.)
b
Using a dry cotton cloth,
clean any paper dust and
toner buildup from the
outside of the paper
discharger.
c
Using a dry cotton swab, clean any paper dust and toner
buildup from the interior of the paper discharger.
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Printer
d
Using a dry cotton swab,
clean the paper discharger
wire.
e
Reinstall the paper
discharger in the transfer
unit, and then push it down
and to the left to lock it in
place.
6
Clean any paper dust and
toner buildup found on the
transfer unit itself.
7
Close the printer’s rear cover.
Wire inside
Cleaning the Paper Exit Rollers
»
Note: A dry cotton cloth is required for this procedure.
1
Turn off and unplug the printer.
2
Open the printer’s top cover.
3
Using a dry cotton cloth, clean
the paper exit rollers.
While manually rotating each
paper exit roller, clean each
roller.
4
Close the printer’s top cover.
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Cleaning the
Printer
Cleaning the OPC Belt Cartridge
s Caution: The OPC belt is extremely sensitive to touch. Always handle
the cartridge so you don’t touch the surface of the belt. Any body oil
left on the surface of the belt will prevent toner from adhering to the
belt which results in poor image quality. Also, keep the cartridge away
from anything that may scratch the surface of the belt. Any scratches
will show in the image produced.
The OPC belt is also extremely sensitive to bright light and direct
sunlight. Always leave it in its protective bag until you are ready to
install it. Any exposure to light should be limited to two minutes. If you
suspect the belt is damaged due to exposure to light, put the belt in a
dark place to recover. Depending on the amount of exposure,
recovery may take up to two hours. Recovery time is dependent on
the amount of exposure sustained. Recovery is not guaranteed.
»
Note: A dry cotton cloth is required for this procedure.
1
Turn off and unplug the printer.
2
Open the printer’s front and top covers, release the OPC belt
cartridge lock levers, and remove the OPC belt cartridge.
3
Using a dry cotton cloth, clean
any toner buildup from around
the cleaning blade.
s
Caution: Don’t touch the edge
of the cleaning blade.
4
s
5-8
Cleaning blade
Clean any paper dust and
toner buildup found on the
OPC belt cartridge itself.
Don’t touch
here.
Caution: Handle the cartridge carefully. The belt is very sensitive
to hand oils and scratches, both of which reduce print quality.
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Cleaning the
Printer
5
Remove the corona-wire cleaning brush from inside the front
of the printer.
6
Turn the OPC belt cartridge so that the handle is facing away
from you.
7
Use the brush to clean the corona wire inside end of the OPC
belt cartridge.
s
Caution: The corona wire is very delicate. Do not press hard on
the wire.
8
Reinstall the OPC belt cartridge, and secure its lock levers.
9
Return the corona-wire cleaning brush to its holder, and then
close the printer’s front and top covers.
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Cleaning the
Printer
Cleaning the Laser Lens
It’s necessary to clean the laser lens only when you find vertical white
or light-color streaking in all primary colors on your printouts.
»
Note: A dry cotton cloth or dry cotton swab is required for this
procedure.
1
Open the printer’s front cover.
2
Remove the four toner cartridges.
3
Remove the laser lens.
Use the two tabs on top of the
lens.
4
Using a dry cotton cloth, wipe
the lens.
5
Reinstall the laser lens.
It slides in at a 45° angle.
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6
Reinstall the four toner cartridges.
7
Close the printer’s front cover.
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Cleaning the
Printer
Cleaning the Exterior of The Printer
M WARNING! Turn off the printer, unplug the power cord, and
disconnect all interface cables before cleaning. Do not spill water or
detergent into the printer; otherwise the printer will be damaged and
an electric shock may occur.
ACHTUNG! Ziehen Sie den Netzstecker aus der Steckdose bevor
Sie den Drucker reinigen. Verschütten Sie kein Wasser oder andere
Flüssigkeiten auf dem Drucker, da das Gerät sonst beschädigt wird
oder die Gefahr eines elektrischen Schlages besteht.
To protect your printer and maintain its appearance, clean the exterior
regularly. Use the following guidelines:
n
Use only a dry or slightly damp, lint-free, soft cloth moistened only
with water or mild detergent.
n
Never use cleaning solutions that contain solvents, such as alcohol and benzene. Solvents may damage the printer’s finish.
n
Always test any cleaning solution on a small area of your printer
to check the solution's performance.
n
Never use sharp or rough implements, such as wire or plastic
cleaning pads.
n
Never spray a cleaning solution directly on the printer as the
cleaning solution will penetrate to the interior of the printer and
cause damage.
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Maintenance
Schedule
Maintenance Schedule
The stated life expectancy of each consumable is based on printing
under specific operating conditions, such as media type, number of
color planes, page size, and page coverage (usually 5% coverage of
letter/A4-size media). The actual life expectancy will vary depending
on these and other printing variables, including continuous or intermittent printing, ambient temperature, and humidity.
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This item needs
replacing...
After...
By...
20,000-page preventive maintenance
20,000 pages**
QMS National Service
120,000-page preven- 120,000 pages**
tive maintenance
QMS National Service
AC paper discharger
120,000 pages**
QMS National Service
Cleaning roller
CHECK CLEANING ROLLER
displays in the message
window (after 12,000
pages** at 5% coverage of
each color)
User
See “Replacing the
Fuser Oil Bottle and
Cleaning Roller” on
page 5-14.
Drum cleaner
120,000 planes*
QMS National Service
Fuser oil bottle
FUSER OIL LOW or FUSER
OIL EMPTY displays in the
message window (fuser oil
bottle life is media
dependent: coarser paper
requires more oil)
User
See “Replacing the
Fuser Oil Bottle and
Cleaning Roller” on
page 5-14.
Fuser unit
60,000 pages** maximum
QMS National Service
(at an equal mix of black and
4-color pages, all with 5%
coverage of each color)
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Schedule
This item needs
replacing...
After...
By...
OPC belt cartridge
REPLACE BELT displays in
the message window
(maximum life—50,000
planes*, usually occurs with
continuous use; minimum
life—20,000 planes*, usually
occurs with intermittent use
although other factors also
affect cartridge life)
User
See“Replacing the OPC
Belt Cartridge” on page
5-17.
Ozone filter
12 months
User
See “Replacing the
Ozone Filter” on page
5-20.
Transfer roller
120,000 pages**
QMS National Service
Waste toner pack
WASTE TONER FULL
displays in the message
window (after 12,000
pages** at 5% coverage of
each color)
User
See “Replacing the
Waste Toner Pack” on
page 5-21.
* A plane is a single pass of the OPC belt (one toner color). For example, a one-color
print job makes one pass (one plane), and a two-color print job makes two passes
(two planes).
** A single-sided page (also called a face) usually consists of four passes of the OPC
belt, since most color print jobs use all four toner colors.
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Replacing the
Fuser Oil Bottle
and Cleaning
Roller
Replacing the Fuser Oil Bottle
and Cleaning Roller
s Caution: The fuser unit is an integral part of the imaging process and
is also expensive to replace. Fuser life will be shortened (or the fuser
permanently damaged) if the oil bottle and cleaning roller are not
changed when needed and installed properly. This type of damage is
not covered under warranty or service contract.
M WARNING! The fuser unit can become extremely hot and cause
severe burns. Make sure the unit is cool before handling it.
ACHTUNG! Die Fixiereinheit kann sehr heiß werden, so daß
Verbrennungsgefahr besteht. Bitte lassen Sie die Fixiereinheit einige
Zeit abkühlen, bevor Sie diese berühren.
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1
Turn off the printer.
2
Open the printer’s top cover.
3
Open the two cleaning roller
lock levers.
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Replacing the
Fuser Oil Bottle
and Cleaning
Roller
4
s
Remove the old oil bottle.
Caution: Hold a sheet of
paper under the oil bottle while
removing it, so oil doesn’t drip
into the printer.
5
Remove the old cleaning
roller.
6
Lower the new oil bottle into
its slot.
The tab on the side of the bottle must be on the right.
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Replacing the
Fuser Oil Bottle
and Cleaning
Roller
7
Install the cleaning roller in
its slot.
The tab on the top of the
cleaning roller must be on the
left.
8
Close the two lock levers.
9
Close the printer’s top
cover.
10 Turn on the printer.
11 Reset the consumables
usage monitoring system.
»
a
In the Operator Control/
Consumables/Item
Replaced/Fuser Oil menu
choose Yes.
b
In the Operator Control/
Consumables/Item
Replaced/Cleaning Roller
menu choose Yes.
Note: When you replace the fuser oil bottle and cleaning roller
after a FUSER OIL EMPTY or CHECK CLEANING ROLLER
message displays in the message window, the engine
automatically recovers. However, you must manually reset the
consumables usage monitoring system to ensure accurate
consumables monitoring.
To access consumables usage information, use the Operator
Control/Consumables/Print Statistics menu or the CrownView
printer web page.
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Replacing the
OPC Belt
Cartridge
Replacing the OPC Belt
Cartridge
s Caution: The OPC belt is extremely sensitive to bright light and direct
sunlight. Always leave it in its protective bag until you’re ready to
install it. Also, handle the cartridge carefully. The belt is also
extremely sensitive to hand oils and scratches, both of which reduce
print quality.
1
Turn off the printer.
2
Open the printer’s front cover.
s
Caution: This is necessary as it pulls the toner cartridges forward
slightly to make room for the OPC belt cartridge. You could
damage the OPC belt if you don’t do this.
3
Open the printer’s top cover.
4
Rotate up the two lock
levers (one on each side of
the OPC belt cartridge) to
release the cartridge.
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Replacing the
OPC Belt
Cartridge
5
Pull the cartridge straight
up and out of the printer,
and then discard it.
6
Remove the protective sheet
from the cartridge, and then
pull out the two tensionrelease pins (one on each
side of the cartridge).
s
Caution: Don’t touch the
green material on the
cartridge. It scratches easily.
7
Holding the cartridge above
the printer, align the guide
pins on the cartridge with
the guide slots in the lock
levers.
The white gear on the
cartridge goes to the right.
8
s
5-18
Gently guide the cartridge
into the printer.
Caution: The cartridge should slide easily into the printer. Don’t
force it.
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Replacing the
OPC Belt
Cartridge
9
Rotate the two lock levers to
secure the OPC belt cartridge in the printer.
10 Close the printer’s front and
top covers.
11 Turn on the printer.
12 In the Operator Control/Consumables/Item Replaced/OPC
Cartridge menu choose Yes to reset the consumables monitoring system.
»
Note: When you replace the OPC belt cartridge after a REPLACE
BELT message displays in the message window, the engine
automatically recovers. However, you must manually reset the
consumables usage monitoring system to ensure accurate
consumables monitoring.
To access consumables usage information, use the Operator
Control/Consumables/Print Statistics menu or the CrownView
printer web page.
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Replacing the
Ozone Filter
Replacing the Ozone Filter
The ozone filter reduces exhausted ozone gas.
1
Remove the ozone filter
case on the left rear of the
printer.
2
Remove the ozone filter
from the case.
3
Install a new ozone filter in
the case.
4
Reinstall the ozone filter
case.
Ozone filter case
Ozone filter
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Replacing the
Waste Toner
Pack
Replacing the Waste Toner
Pack
The waste toner pack collects the waste toner from the printing process so you can conveniently throw it away.
1
Open the printer’s front
cover.
2
Remove the waste toner
pack.
3
Use the label on the side of
the old waste toner pack to
seal the opening, and then
dispose of the pack in
accordance with safety laws
and regulations in your
area.
4
Insert the new waste toner pack.
5
Close the printer’s front cover.
Seal this opening
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Replacing the
Waste Toner
Pack
6
»
In the Operator Control/Consumables/Item Replaced/Waste
Toner Pack menu choose Yes to reset the consumables monitoring system.
Note: When you replace the waste toner pack after a CHECK
WASTE TONER message displays in the message window, the
engine automatically recovers. However, you must manually reset
the consumables usage monitoring system to ensure accurate
consumables monitoring.
To access consumables usage information, use the Operator
Control/Consumables/Print Statistics menu or the CrownView
printer web page.
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CrownView
Printer Web Page
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 6-2
n
“Setting up the Printer Web Page” on page 6-3
n
“Printer Home Page” on page 6-8
n
“Web Page Help System” on page 6-29
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Introduction
Introduction
QMS CrownView is a printer-based application using the World Wide
Web portion of the Internet as a framework for the QMS magicolor 2
Print System. This feature allows you to monitor printer consumables
as well as access information that is normally available only by printing a status page.
Inside your new QMS printer resides an HTTP (Hyper-Text Transfer
Protocol) based web page that can be accessed from the most common web-browser software, Netscape Navigator and Microsoft
Explorer. This web page gives you access to the most frequently
accessed printer configurations and gives you instant access to
printer status. Anyone on your company intranet can access the QMS
printer through their web-browser software.
»
Note: The sample windows and dialog boxes shown in this chapter
are as they appear in Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer, and
coincide with the step-by-step instructions provided.
This chapter provides you with details on
6-2
n
Setting up and using the web page
n
The different types of pages in the printer
n
Accessing the QMS web site and performance support
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Printer Web
Page
Setting up the Printer Web
Page
Setting up the printer web page to run on your intranet involves two
basic steps:
n
Assigning a name to your printer
n
Setting up the “no proxy” preferences in your browser software
Assigning a Printer Name
The printer web page can be accessed only through the assigned
name of the printer or the IP address. It is more convenient for you to
use a name than the address. The default name for the printer is usually the model number of the printer, for example, QMS magicolor 2
Print System. Change the default name to one that is more easily
remembered and typed.
You can change the printer name through the Administration/Communications/Networkx/CrownNet/NetWare/Printer Name menu or the
Administration/Communications/Networkx/CrownNet/LanManager/
Printer Name menu. (See the QMS CrownNet Setup Guide for more
information.)
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Setting up the
Printer Web
Page
Setting Up Your Browser Software
Since your printer will reside on your intranet and will not be accessible beyond the firewall of your network, you must set up the proper
“preferences” in your browser software. Your printer name or IP
address must be added to the “no proxy” list in the preferences dialog
box of the browser.
»
Note: You need to do this procedure only once.
For Netscape
6-4
1
Start your web-browser.
2
Access the Options menu and choose Network Preferences.
3
Select the Proxies tab in the dialog box.
4
Select the Manual Proxy Configuration radio button and
press the View... button.
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Setting up the
Printer Web
Page
5
In the No Proxy For: text box, type a comma after the last
entry and then type the printer name or the IP address of
your QMS magicolor 2.
magicolor 2
»
Note: The printer name is entered in the network protocol menu that
you are using. The default name is the model number of the printer.
See “Assigning a Printer Name” on 6-3 for more information on
naming your printer.
6
Choose OK.
7
Enter the printer name or IP address in the Go to: URL
address box to access the printer home page.
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Setting up the
Printer Web
Page
For Internet Explorer
6-6
1
Start your web browser.
2
Access the View menu and choose Options.
3
Select the Connection tab on the dialog box.
4
Click the Settings button to display the Proxy Settings dialog
box.
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Printer Web
Page
5
In the Exceptions text box, type a comma after the last entry
and then type the printer name or the IP address.
Note: The printer name is entered in the network protocol menu
that you’re using. The default name is the model number of the
printer. See the QMS CrownNet System Adminstrator’s Manual
for information on changing the printer name.
»
QMS magicolor 2
6
Click OK.
7
Now you should be able to enter the printer name in the URL
address box to access the printer home page.
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Printer Home
Page
Printer Home Page
The Home Page is the starting point for all access to the printer web
pages. On this page you will find hotlinks to all of the supporting web
pages for your printer.
Hotlinks
Product &
Printer Name
Printer Graphic
Configuration
Information
Hotlinks
The printer home page provides the following information.
Product Name Identifies the particular printer that you are browsing. This printer is pictured in the graphic with all
installed paper handling options.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
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Printer Home
Page
Printer Name
Shows the name you have assigned to your
printer. The default printer name is the same as
the product name.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Networkx/CrownNet/NetWare/
Printer Name menu or the Administration/
Communications/Networkx/CrownNet/
LanManager/Printer Name menu
Current
Status
Echoes the status message in the printer control
panel message window.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Resolution
Identifies the resolution and halftone.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Engine/Def
Resolution
Default
Inputbin
Identifies the input cassette or tray, the media size,
and the percent filled with media.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Inputbin
Sheets
Printed
Lists the number of sheets of media printed to
date during the current consumables tracking
period (Administration/Consumables/Start Period
menu).
» Note: This number differs from the number of
sheets printed statistics on the printer’s start-up
and status pages, which refer to the total
number of sheets of media printed during the
life of the printer.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Faces Printed Lists the number of page faces printed to date.
» Note: This number differs from the number of
faces printed statistics on the printer’s start-up
and status pages, which refer to the total
number of page faces printed during the life of
the printer.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
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Printer Home
Page
Hotlinks
Take you to other pages of status, configurations,
or help information. Each of these hotlinks is fully
explained in this chapter.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Home
The Home hotlink simply returns you to the printer home page when it
is selected.
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Printer Home
Page
Operator Control
The Operator Control hotlink on the home page jumps to the Operator
Control page. This page contains a form which allows you to configure settings in your printer.
After you make your choices, choose the Submit button to make them
take effect.
Configuration Form
The Operator Control page contains the following options. For complete information on any options see chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” of the Reference manual.
Copies
Allows you to enter the number of copies to print.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Copies
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Printer Home
Page
Color
Separation
Allows you to print color separations.
Color Model
Allows you to select between full-color or
monochrome mode.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Color
Separation
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Color
Model
Collation
Allows you to turn collation Off or On.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Collation
Orientation
Allows you to select Portrait or Landscape
orientation.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/
Orientation
Inputbin
Allows you to choose Upper or Optional as the
input source.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Inputbin
Chain
Inputbins
Allows you to set input bin chaining to Off, On, or
On Any.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Chain
Inputbins
Upper Bin
Media
Allows you to specify the type of media in the
upper (standard) cassette so the printer can
optimize output for that media type.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Media/For
Upper Bin
Optional Bin
Media
Allows you to specify the type of media in the
optional lower input feeder so the printer can
optimize output for that media type.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Media/For
Optional Bin
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Upper
Custom Tray
Specifies the media size in the upper (standard)
cassette if it’s something other than A4, Legal, or
Letter (the typical sizes the cassettes expect)
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Custom
Bin/Upper
Optional
Custom Tray
Specifies the media size in the optional lower input
feeder if it’s something other than A4, Legal, or
Letter (the typical sizes the cassettes expect)
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Custom
Bin/Optional
General Settings
The General Settings hotlink takes you to the General Settings page.
Settings Links
Communication
Settings
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Page
This page provides hotlinks to several groups of printer configuration
settings. Each is described in more detail in the following pages:
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“Printer Setting” on page 6-14
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“Communication Settings & Input Buffer Sizes” on page 6-16
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“Paper Sources” on page 6-16
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“Options” on page 6-17
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“Current Memory Configuration” on page 6-17
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“Hard Disk Status” on page 6-19
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“Timeouts” on page 6-19
You can view this information to see the status of the printer, but you can
change it only by accessing the printer’s configuration menu through the
printer control panel, a remote or local console, or CrownAdmin 3.
Printer Setting
This table provides you with data relative to the settings of the printer.
Compatibility
Level
Identifies the PostScript emulation level.
Do Start-up
Page
Identifies whether the printer start-up page is
turned on or off.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Configuration Menu: Administration/Startup
Options/Do Start Page
Do Error
Handler
Identifies whether the PostScript Error Handler is
on or off. Error Handler is a diagnostic tool that
identifies PostScript errors encountered during a
print job.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Startup
Options/Do Error Handler
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Do Sys/Start
Identifies whether the printer controller checks the
hard disk for a PostScript file named SYS\START
and then executes the file. This file does not print.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Startup
Options/Do Sys Start
Is Password
0?
Identifies whether the Administration menu
password is set.
0=Off
Configuration Menu: Installation/Use Admin Pwd
Default
Chaining
Identifies whether tray chaining is enabled or
disabled. Tray chaining allows the printer to draw
media from another input source with either the
same or any size and type of media (dependent on
the choice selected) automatically when the first
input source empties.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Chain
Inputbins
Default Paper
Tray
Tells you which input source is the default.
Number of
Paper Trays
Tells you the number of input sources available on
your printer.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Inputbin
Configuration Menu: No equivalent.
Left Margin
Identifies the amount (in .01" increments) the
image is adjusted horizontally on the page.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Engine/
Image Alignment/Horiz Offset
Top Margin
Identifies the amount (in .01" increments) the
image is adjusted vertically on the page.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Engine/
Image Alignment/Vertical Offset
Resolution
Identifies the printer resolution.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Engine/Def.
Resolution
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Communication Settings & Input Buffer Sizes
This hotlink displays a screen that shows the communications settings of the printer.
Serial IF
Identifies the settings for the serial interface.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Serial
Parallel IF
Identifies the settings for the parallel interface.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Parallel
IF 1
Identifies the settings for the optional Network1
interface.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Network1
IF 2
Identifies the settings for the Network2 (CrownNet
Ethernet) interface.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Network2
Shared Spool- Identifies the total amount of spooling space
ing Space
shared by the interfaces
Configuration Menu: No equivalent.
Paper Sources
This hotlink provides media source information.
Upper
Identifies the size and type of media currently
installed in the upper tray.
Configuration Menus: Operator Control/Custom
Bin/Upper, Operator Control/Media/For Upper Bin
Optional
Identifies the size and type of media currently
installed in the optional lower input feeder.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/Custom
Bin/Optional, Operator Control/Media/For Optional
Bin
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Options
Disk(s)
Identifies how many hard disks are attached to the
printer and what their addresses are.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Emulations
Identifies the installed emulations.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Current Memory Configuration
Memory configuration affects the number of jobs that can be
accepted by the printer, the number of options available simultaneously, the number of downloadable fonts and emulations that can
be stored, and overall printer performance.
Host Input
Spool
Shows the size (in KB) of the Host Input field, also
known as K Mem for Spool. This memory client
stores incoming data from all the interfaces until
the emulation can process the print job.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem for Spool
Display List
Shows the size (in KB) of the Display List, also
known as K Mem Display. This client stores
compressed representations, or blocks, of the
pages to be printed.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual/Config/K/Mem Display
PostScript
Font Cache
Shows the size (in KB) of the Font Cache, also
known as K Mem for PS Fonts. This memory client
stores bitmapped representations of previously
scaled PostScript fonts.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem for PS Fonts
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PostScript
Heap
Shows the size (in KB) of the Heap, also known as
K Mem for PSHeap, PostScript VM, and Virtual
Memory. This client holds downloaded fonts, PostScript operators, and forms.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Menu for PSHeap
Framebuffer
Shows the size (in KB) of the Frame Buffer. This
client holds rasterized or bitmapped images of
page faces which are ready to be sent to the print
engine.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem Framebuff
Emulation
Shows the size (in KB) of the Emulation client,
also known as K Mem Emulation. This client is
used to store any optional emulations, such as
LN03 Plus.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem Emulation
Emulation
Temporary
Shows the size (in KB) of the Emulation
Temporary client. This client is used by nonPostScript emulations for storing downloaded
(soft) fonts, forms, or macros.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem Emulation Temp
Disk Cache
Shows the size (in KB) of the Disk Cache. This
memory client stores frequently used data in
system memory instead of continually storing and
retrieving it from a hard disk.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/K Mem /Disk Cache
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System Use
Shows the size (in KB) of the System Use. Also
known as System Memory, this non-configurable
client is the amount of RAM used to run the
printer’s operating system. It’s never increased or
decreased. The system memory subtracted from
the total amount of RAM identifies the amount of
RAM available for all the other memory clients.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Printer
Memory
Shows the size (in KB) of the total amount of RAM
that your printer has.
Configuration Menu: Administration/Memory/
Manual Config/MB Printer Mem
Hard Disk Status
This hotlink provides the status of the hard disk.
Disk(s)
Provides the name, size, and free space on all
attached hard disks.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Total
Identifies the total space and free space on all
attached hard disks.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Timeouts
This hotlink provides the status on established timeouts.
Wait
Shows the maximum number of seconds the
PostScript emulation waits for incoming data.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Timeouts/PS Wait Timeout
Job
This shows the maximum number of seconds the
printer processes a print job before it ends the job.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Timeouts/Job Timeout
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Emulation
Shows the maximum number of seconds emulations other than PostScript wait for incoming data.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Timeouts/Emulation Timeout
ESP
Shows the maximum number of seconds the
printer uses to match an emulation before printing
the job in the default emulation.
Configuration Menu: Administration/
Communications/Timeouts/ESP Timeout
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Printer Jobs
The Printer Jobs hotlink on the home page jumps to the Printer Jobs
page. This page contains information about the current jobs the
printer is processing and information on the previous five jobs printed.
Current Job
Status
Previous
Job Status
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Job
Indicates the job number of the current print jobs
and up to five previous print jobs.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent.
Status
Indicates the status of each job. (Interpreting,
Spooling, Spooled, Printing, Printed)
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Prio[rity]
Shows the priority of each job.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Owner
Shows the name of the owner of each current job.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Title
Shows the title of each job.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Interface
Identifies the interface over which the job was sent
to the printer.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Sheet
Shows the number of physical sheets of media
printed for each job.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent.
Page
Indicates the number of pages printed for each
job.
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
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Consumable Status
The Consumable Status hotlink on the home page jumps to the Consumable Status page. This page contains information about the level
of usage of all of the printers’ consumables.
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Note: The scales are an estimate, reported as a percentage, and do
not indicate the exact amount of consumables used. In addition, the
life expectancy of each consumable is based on printing under
specific operating conditions, such as media type, number of color
planes, page size, and page coverage (usually 5% coverage of letter/
A4-size media). The actual life expectancy will vary depending on
these and other printing variables, including continuous or intermittent
printing, ambient temperature, and humidity.
Consumable
Status
Gauges
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Consumable
Name
Identifies the consumable (for example, Black
Toner or 20K PM Service).
Configuration Menus: Operator Control/
Consumables and Administration/Consumables
Consumable
Max Number
Shows the maximum capacity of the consumable
(for example, 10000 planes or 120000 sheets).
Configuration Menus: Operator Control/
Consumables and Administration/Consumables
Consumable
Usage
Gauges
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Shows the remaining amount of the consumable
(in percentages, not planes, faces, or sheets).
Configuration Menus: Operator Control/
Consumables and Administration/Consumables
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Accounting
The Accounting hotlink on the home page jumps to the Accounting page,
which contains information about accounting configuration settings.
Mode
Shows whether accounting is enabled or disabled.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/
Accounting/Mode
Disk Space
Shows how much disk space is allocated to job
accounting files.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/
Accounting/Disk Space
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File Segment
Shows whether accounting information is stored in
the printer in a single file or in multiple files.
Configuration Menu: Operator Control/
Accounting/File Segment
System Support Page
The System Support hotlink on the home page jumps to the System
Support page. This page can be used to set up internal support for
the printer as well as to link to the QMS web site.
Support
Form Data
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Page refresh
rate
The rate at which information in the form is reset to
the current printer settings.
If you need
assistance,
contact
A text box for entering the name of a local expert
Contact
Number
A text box for entering a local or QMS contact
number
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Printer Help
URL
A text box for entering a local or QMS printer help
URL (web address)
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
QMS
Corporate
URL
The QMS corporate URL (web address)
To order
supplies and
accessories
A text box for entering a local or QMS contact
number
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Configuration Menu: No equivalent
Once you’ve made the necessary changes, choose Submit.
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Note: If the page refresh rate is set to too small a time interval, you
may lose your changes before you choose the Submit button.
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QMS, Inc. Page
The QMS, Inc. hotlink on the home page jumps to the QMS web site
configured on the System Support page (QMS Corporate URL). From
the QMS web site you can access information about other QMS printers, contact information, a FAQ database, printer manuals, and online
performance support.
Online Help Page
The Online Help hotlink on the home page jumps to any help information that has been configured on the System Support page (Printer
Help URL). You can configure this to jump to your own help web site
set up on your local intranet or to the QMS online performance support information for your QMS print system.
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Web Page Help System
Your printer web page is supported with help and support tools
located at the QMS web site. If you typed in the QMS online performance support address on the System Support page (Printer Help
URL), when you click on the Online Help button on the printer home
page you’ll be linked to an HTML page located at the QMS web site.
From here you can link to a topic which applies to your specific problem. You can also access a list of current FAQs (Frequently Asked
Questions) about your print system.
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Media Jams
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 7-2
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“Automatic Jam Recovery” on page 7-2
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“Preventing Media Jams” on page 7-2
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“Understanding the Media Path” on page 7-3
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“Understanding Media Jam Status Messages” on page 7-4
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“Removing Media Jams” on page 7-5
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Introduction
Introduction
This chapter explains automatic jam recovery, discusses how to prevent media jams, and then provides detailed information on how to
find and remove media jams.
Automatic Jam Recovery
The QMS magicolor 2 Print System provides automatic jam recovery
(when enabled through the Administration/Engine/Page Recovery
menu). After you remove any jammed media, printing automatically
resumes from the page the printer stopped at when the jam occurred.
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Note: For automatic jam recovery to work, it is necessary to leave the
printer turned on when you remove the jammed media. After the jam
is cleared, open and close the top door before printing. Printing will
not resume until you do this.
Preventing Media Jams
There are several things you can do to reduce the occurrence of
media jams.
n
Use paper, envelopes, labels, and transparencies that match the
printer specifications.
n
Make sure the media is not folded, wrinkled, or excessively curled.
n
Do not overfill the media cassette. The cassette has a fill-limit
mark on the inside left side.
n
If you have problems with double feeding, remove the media from
the cassette and fan the sheets. They may be sticking together.
Note: Do not fan transparencies since this causes static.
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n
7-2
Store media in a dry location away from moisture and humidity.
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Understanding
the Media Path
n
Make sure you’ve loaded the media printing-side up. Many manufacturers place an arrow on the end of the wrapper to indicate the
printing side. If you can’t determine which side of the media to print
on, remove the media from the cassette, rotate the stack a halfturn, turn the stack over, and then place it back in the cassette.
Understanding the Media Path
Understanding the printer’s media path will help you locate media jams.
The media cassette is located at the bottom front of the printer. The
media is picked from the cassette, passed under the transfer drum,
passed through the fuser, and delivered via the paper exit unit to the
media exit tray, which is the top of the printer. Access to the media path,
in case of a media jam is through the printer’s rear cover.
Exit roller
Output tray
Fuser unit
Fuser
rollers
Transfer
drum
Pickup rollers
Media cassette
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Understanding
Media Jam
Status
Messages
Understanding Media Jam
Status Messages
When a jam occurs, the message window on the control panel displays one of four messages: MISFEED JAM, INNER JAM, OUTER
JAM, or DRUM JAM. Frequent jams in any area indicate that area
should be checked, repaired, or cleaned. Repeated jams may also
happen if you’re using the wrong weight print media.
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n
Misfeed jams occur in the standard cassette or optional lower
input feeder. A misfeed jam may be as simple as a sheet of media
not being picked, or it may be that the media was picked but not
fed properly. Access to this area is through the cassette slot.
n
Inner jams occur in the transfer drum/transfer unit area. This type
of jam means that the media did not make it to the paper exit
area. Access to this area is through the printer’s rear cover.
n
Outer jams occur in the fuser/media exit area. Jams of this type
usually means that media is stuck in the fuser/exit roller area.
Access to this area is through the printer’s top cover.
n
Drum jams occur if the media winds around the transfer drum.
Access to this area is through the printer’s rear cover.
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Removing
Media Jams
Removing Media Jams
n
To avoid damage to rollers, always remove jammed media gently.
n
Always try to remove jammed media without tearing it. Any pieces
of media left in the printer, whether large or small, can obstruct
the paper path and cause further jams.
If, after clearing the media jam, the jam message in the control panel
window persists, open and close the printer’s top cover. This should
clear the jam message.
If the automatic jam recovery is enabled (Administration/Engine/Page
Recovery menu), once the jammed media is removed and the printer
is operational, the printer should resume printing the job from the
page where the jam occurred.
Misfeed Jams
1
Remove the media cassette(s).
2
Pull out the jammed media.
3
Ensure that the media is lying flat in the cassette(s) and that
it doesn’t exceed the media limit mark.
4
Slide the cassette(s) back into the printer.
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Media Jams
Inner
Jams, Outer and Drum Jams
M WARNING! The fuser unit is hot! Do not remove a jam in this area
until the fuser unit cools.
ACHTUNG! Die Fixiereinheit wird sehr heiß! Bitte achten Sie darauf,
daß sie diese einige Zeit abkühlen lassen, bevor Sie einen
Papierstau beseitigen.
s Caution: Media that hasn’t fully passed through the fuser contains
unfused toner that can dirty your hands, clothes, or any thing else it
gets on. If you accidentally get toner on your hands, wash them in
cool water. If you accidentally get toner on your clothes, lightly dust
them off as much as possible. If some toner remains on your clothes,
use cool, not hot water, to rinse the toner off, provided your clothing is
washable.
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1
Open the back cover of
the printer.
2
Remove the jammed
media by pulling it toward
you.
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Media Jams
3
If the jammed media came
out easily, skip to step
step 7.
If it didn’t come out easily,
open the top cover, and
then open the fuser roller
pressure release levers
(one at each end of the
fuser).
4
Remove the jammed
media by pulling it from
the bottom of the fuser
(through the printer’s rear
cover), not from the top of
the fuser.
This prevents any unfused
toner from dirtying the fuser
rollers.
s
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Caution: Be careful not to
touch the transfer drum
while removing jammed
media.
5
Close the fuser roller pressure release levers.
6
Close the top cover of the printer.
7
Close the back cover of the printer.
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Troubleshooting
Printer Problems
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 8-3
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“Status and Service Messages” on page 8-3
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“HP-GL Error Codes and PCL Error Codes” on page 8-13
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“Testing PC-Printer Communication” on page 8-14
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“Testing Macintosh-Printer Communication” on page 8-18
n
“Printer Problem Checklist” on page 8-19
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“OPC Belt Cartridge Problems” on page 8-21
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“Control Panel Problems” on page 8-22
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“Windows Driver Problems” on page 8-24
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“CrownNet Problems” on page 8-24
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“Output Problems” on page 8-25
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“Kanji Option Kit Problems” on page 8-27
n
“Print Quality Problems” on page 8-29
n
“Color Density Problems” on page 8-30
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“Image Defects” on page 8-32
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“Placing a Service Call” on page 8-38
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Introduction
This chapter provides information to aid you in resolving printer problems you may encounter, or at least guide you to the proper sources
for help. You’ll find in this chapter tables of common status messages,
a problem checklist, and actions you should take when a specific
problem occurs. There are step-by-step instructions for removing
media jams from key locations along the media path, as well as
descriptions of common print quality problems with corresponding
solutions. You’ll also find the information you’ll need to have before
placing a service call if one becomes necessary.
Status and Service Messages
Status and service messages are displayed in the control panel message window. They provide information about your printer and help you
locate many problems. When the condition associated with a displayed
message has changed, the message is cleared from the window.
Status Messages
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Note: Status messages are not displayed while the printer is off line.
This status message...
means...
Do this...
ACC ALREADY DISABLED
The accounting option
selected is now in effect.
No action needed.
ACC ALREADY ENABLED
The accounting option
selected is now in effect.
No action needed.
ACC DISABLED
The accounting option
selected is now in effect.
No action needed.
ACC ENABLED
The accounting option
selected is now in effect.
No action needed.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
ACC FILES GOT REMOVED The accounting option is No action needed.
disabled and the
accounting files are
empty. After a reset, the
files are removed. This
prevents you from wasting
disk space with empty
accounting files.
ACC JOB FILE FULL
The job or paper file is
full.
ACC PAPER FILE FULL
ACC
ACC
ACC
ACC
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FILE
FILE
FILE
FILE
95%
90%
85%
80%
FULL
FULL
FULL
FULL
If you want
accounting
enabled, copy the
job accounting and
paper accounting
files to floppy
disk(s), or transfer
them to your host
computer using ftp
(if available). Then
reset the accounting files so that new
jobs can be
accepted. If you
don’t want to use
accounting, you
can disable it.
The Job Accounting File See ACC JOB
is 80, 85, 90, or 95% full. FILE FULL
message for action
needed.
ACC FILES NOT EMPTY,
CANNOT SHRINK,
KEEPING OLD SIZE
The Job Accounting file
can be reduced in size
only after a reset when
the file is empty.
No action needed.
x ACTIVE JOBS
The printer is on line. (x
identifies the number of
jobs in process.)
No action needed.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
ADJUST INPUTBIN BIN
The specified cassette is Adjust the cassette.
not inserted correctly.
INPUTBIN BIN JAM
Media has jammed while Clear the jam from
being pulled from the
the specified
specified cassette.
cassette.
BACK PANEL OPEN
The rear cover over the
Close the rear
transfer unit is not closed. cover.
BELT CARTRIDGE MISINSTALLED
The OPC belt cartridge is Ensure that an
either missing or
OPC belt cartridge
incorrectly installed.
is correctly
installed.
CANCEL JOB
The Cancel key has been
pressed, and one or more
of the print jobs in the
print queue are being
canceled.
Press Select and
the oldest job in the
print queue will be
canceled.
CANCEL ALL JOBS
The Cancel key has been
pressed, and one or more
of the print jobs in the
print queue are being
canceled.
Press Select for all
jobs with a printing,
interpreting,
spooled, or
terminating status
to be completely
removed from the
system.
CHECK CLEANING
ROLLER
The cleaning roller needs Install a new
to be replaced.
cleaning roller.
CHECK WASTE TONER
Either the waste toner
pack is full and needs to
be replaced, or it is
incorrectly installed.
CLOSE ENGINE DOOR(S)
One or more of the front Close the front or
or side covers is open and side covers.
must be closed.
Ensure that the
waste toner pack is
not full and is
correctly installed.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
COPIER OPTION NOT
INSTALLED
The Copy key was
pressed while the printer
was on-line, but the
CrownCopy option is not
installed.
If you want to copy,
install a CrownCopy scanner.
Otherwise, no
action is needed.
CREATED FILE
The accounting file has
been created.
No action needed.
CREATING XXXXXXXXXXXX The specified accounting Wait. No other
action needed.
FILE, PLEASE WAIT
file is created when
accounting is enabled and
the files are not in
existence or these files
are created following a
Reset Accounting.
(XXXXXXXXXXXX
represents the Job
Accounting or Paper
Accounting file.
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END JOB
The Cancel key has been Press Select to
pressed.
provide an end-ofjob indicator for a
print job that does
not have one
EXTENDED ACCOUNTING
FILE SIZE
The size of the non-empty No action needed.
accounting file has been
increased successfully.
FUSER MISINSTALLED
The fuser is not fully
seated.
FUSER OIL EMPTY
The oil bottle for the fuser Install a new fuser
is empty. The printer will oil bottle.
not print any more copies
until a new oil bottle is
installed.
Ensure the fuser is
fully seated.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
FUSER OIL LOW
The oil bottle for the fuser If you have a new
unit is running low.
fuser oil bottle on
hand, you may
want to install it
now. If you don’t,
order one now. A
limited number of
copies (about 100)
will still print.
However, when the
oil runs out, the
printer stops and
the FUSER OIL
EMPTY message
appears.
IDLE
The printer is on line, but No action needed.
no jobs are in process.
INITIALIZING
The printer is warming up Wait. No other
and getting ready to go on action needed.
line.
INNER JAM
Media has jammed
leaving the OPC belt
cartridge area.
INPUT IDLE
PRINTING
The printer is on line and No action needed.
printing jobs already in
the queue. No new jobs
are arriving at the
communication
interfaces.
OUTPUTBIN OUTPUTBIN
JAM
Media has jammed
Locate and remove
between the print engine the jam.
and the specified tray.
Locate and remove
the jam.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
PRINTING STATUS
A status page is printing
Wait until after the
status page prints,
and the message
clears.
PUT SIZE PAPER IN
INPUTBIN BIN
The Operator Control/
Refill the cassette
Chain Inputbins is set to with the specified
Off and the displayed
size media.
cassette is empty. Refill it
with the specified size
media. SIZE is the media
size detected by the
engine, and INPUTBIN is
the empty cassette.
Refill the cassette
PUT SIZE PAPER IN ANY Operator Control/Chain
BIN
Inputbins is set to On and with the specified
a chained cassette is
size media.
empty.
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REPLACE BELT
The OPC belt cartridge
need replacing.
Install a new belt
cartridge.
RESETTING ACCOUNTING
The reset accounting
operation is in process.
No action needed.
SCAN ERROR
There may be insufficient
memory to scan the
document from the
scanner’s automatic
document feeder (ADF).
Add a hard disk,
enable disk swapping, and/or
increase Display
List memory. (Refer
to the ADF scanning section in
chapter 7, “CrownCopy,” of the
Options manual.)
There may be a media
jam in the ADF.
Remove the media
jam.
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Status and
Service Messages
This status message...
means...
Do this...
SCANNER NOT CONNECTED The Copy key has been Turn off the printer
pressed, but the scanner and scanner, turn
cannot be accessed.
on the scanner,
wait 5 seconds, and
then turn on the
printer. If this
doesn’t work, make
sure the printer and
scanner are correctly connected.
SCANNING...
The CrownCopy scanner No action needed.
is scanning a document.
TEST PRINT
A test print page is printing. No action needed.
TONER ABSENT
The toner cartridge is not Install a toner
installed.
cartridge.
x TONER EMPTY
The x (color) toner
cartridge is empty.
Replace the toner
cartridge.
x TONER LOW
The x (color) toner is low.
There is enough toner left
to print 330 pages before
the printer stops.
Redistribute the
toner in the cartridge, or replace
the cartridge.
x TONER OUT
The x (color) toner is out. Replace the toner
The printer stops.
cartridge.
TOP COVER OPEN
The top cover of the
Ensure the top
printer is not fully closed. cover is fully
closed.
TR UNIT MISINSTALLED
The transfer unit is not
installed incorrectly.
TRANSPORT JAM
Media has jammed while Locate and remove
passing through the
the jam.
engine.
Check the transfer
unit installation.
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Status and
Service Messages
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This status message...
means...
Do this...
WAITING FOR IDLE
An active job is in
process. Access to the
menu is not allowed until
the job is finished.
Wait until the print
job is finished and
the printer goes
idle.
WAITING ON INPUT
END JOB?
The compiler is waiting on
incoming data for the first
job in the queue. The job
may not have an end-ofjob indicator and therefore
cannot end. The message
clears if more input
arrives from the port or if
you press the Cancel key.
No other jobs can be
printed until this job has
ended.
Wait until the job is
finished and the
printer goes idle to
access the
configuration menu.
WARMING UP
The printer is warming up. Wait. No other
action needed.
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Status and
Service Messages
Service Messages
This service message...
Means...
CALL FOR SERVICE C3 NVRAM ERROR
An error has been detected
with the item indicated in the
service message. Correction
of these errors is performed
by qualified QMS service
personnel only. Contact your
QMS vendor.
CALL FOR SERVICE C4 ENG CTRLR HW
CALL FOR SERVICE C7 TIMING CLOCK
CALL FOR SERVICE D1 Y CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE D2 M CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE D3 C CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE D4 K CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE D5 YK SOLND
CALL FOR SERVICE D6 MC SOLND
CALL FOR SERVICE E1 DEVLPR MOTOR
CALL FOR SERVICE E2 MAIN MOTOR
CALL FOR SERVICE E3 DRUM ERROR
CALL FOR SERVICE E4 TONER SENSOR
CALL FOR SERVICE E5 ROLLER SOLND
CALL FOR SERVICE E6 CLEAN SOLND
CALL FOR SERVICE E7 CLEAN CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE E8 FUSER CLUTCH
CALL FOR SERVICE E9 BELT MARKER
»
Note: A service message
sometimes occurs as a
result of an unusual
combination of events, not
because of an actual
problem. When the printer
stops and a service
message displays in the
message window, turn the
printer off and then back
on. This often clears the
service message indicator,
and printer operation
resumes. Always try this
before making a service
call.
Service calls should be placed
to the vendor from whom you
purchased the printer. If you
cannot get service from your
vendor, see appendix A,
“QMS Customer Support,” for
more information.
CALL FOR SERVICE EL ERASE LED
CALL FOR SERVICE F0 COOLING FAN
CALL FOR SERVICE F2 OZONE FAN
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Status and
Service Messages
This service message...
Means...
CALL FOR SERVICE F4 FUSER FAN
See the information on the
previous page.
CALL FOR SERVICE F5 CHRG HV UNIT
CALL FOR SERVICE H0 FUSER THERM
CALL FOR SERVICE H2 FUSER TEMP 2
CALL FOR SERVICE H3 FUSER TEMP 3
CALL FOR SERVICE H4 FUSER TEMP 4
CALL FOR SERVICE L1 BEAM DETECTR
CALL FOR SERVICE L2 SCANNER MOTR
CALL FOR SERVICE LL LASER POWER
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HP-GL Error
Codes and PCL
Error Codes
HP-GL Error Codes and PCL
Error Codes
The following tables list error codes that could appear on the printer
message window when running the HP-GL or PCL emulation.
HP-GL
Error
Code
Description
PCL
Error
Code
Description
0
Not enough memory for
job.
0
Not enough memory for
job.
1
Too many
transformations.
1
State lost.
2
Math error.
2
Math error.
3
Job aborted.
3
Job aborted.
4
Instruction not
recognized.
4
Out of memory for
macros.
5
Wrong number of
parameters.
5
Disk full. Cannot store
fonts.
6
Out of range parameter,
or illegal character.
6 - 13
Internal error 1 - 8.
7
Not used.
8
Unknown character set.
9
Position overflow.
10
Buffer overflow.
11
Not used.
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Testing PC-Printer
Communication
Testing PC-Printer
Communication
To test communication between your printer and your PC, first create
a short file that ejects a page from the printer. Then send the file to
the printer.
Creating the Test File
To create the test file, type the following commands at the DOS
prompt:
copy con printest.ps↵
showpage↵
^D^Z↵
(All commands above except the DOS copy command are case sensitive and must be typed exactly as shown.) Showpage is a PostScript
command that prints a blank page. The ↵ symbol means to press the
Enter key. To produce the ^D and ^Z, press and hold down the Ctrl
key while you type the appropriate letters (d and z). These characters
signify the end of the file and must always be included.
Sending the Test File
Parallel Communication
1
To send the PRINTEST.PS file (you just created) to the
printer, type
copy /b printest.ps lpt#↵
where # is the port number (1 to 3).
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Note: If the computer has more than one parallel port, they're
probably labeled. If not, check the computer documentation for
the LPT port names.
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Testing PC-Printer
Communication
2
If the printer and PC are communicating, a blank page ejects
from the printer.
If a blank page doesn’t eject and you typed the file correctly, you
may want to check your AUTOEXEC.BAT file to see if LPT1 (the
parallel port) is being directed to COM1 (the serial port):
a
If the AUTOEXEC.BAT file contains the line
MODE LPT1:=COM1:
delete it.
b
Then type
MODE LPT1:,,P↵
The “P” represents infinite retry and it tells the PC to send
print jobs until the printer accepts them.
c
Restart the PC and retry the communication test.
Refer to your DOS documentation for more information.
Serial Communication
1
To send the PRINTEST.PS file you just created to the printer,
type
copy /b printest.ps com#↵
where # is the port number (1 to 4).
»
Note: If the PC has more than one serial port, they're probably
labeled. If not, check the PC’s documentation for the COM port
names.
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Testing PC-Printer
Communication
2
If the printer and PC are communicating, a blank page ejects
from the printer.
If a blank page doesn’t eject and you typed the file correctly, you
may want to check your AUTOEXEC.BAT file in DOS to make
sure that the printer's serial port settings match those of the PC.
a
Look for a command line like this in your AUTOEXEC.BAT
file:
MODE COM1:9600,N,8,1,P↵
In this example, the serial port settings are 9600 for baud
rate, N (no) parity, 8 data bits, and 1 stop bit. The “P” stands
for infinite retry.
Note: If the mode statement isn’t in your AUTOEXEC.BAT
file, you may temporarily set these parameters at the DOS
prompt to continue this test by typing the mode statement as
shown above. To make this setting permanent, you’ll need to
add this statement to your AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
»
b
Restart the PC, and then check the start-up page, which
prints when you turn on the printer (unless you disabled it).
This tells you the current serial port settings for the printer.
c
If the serial settings (baud rate, parity, data bits, and stop bits)
shown on the start-up page match those in your
AUTOEXEC.BAT file, you need make no further changes. Go
to the section “Special PC Concerns” later in this chapter.
If the printer’s serial port settings are different from your PC’s
settings, use the printer control panel, as described in the following section, “Changing Serial Port Settings,” to make them
match.
Changing Serial Settings
Since your printer is configured at the factory for the most typical
printing environments, the serial settings in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file
and on the start-up page should be the same. However, if they differ,
you must configure the printer to use the serial settings specified in
the AUTOEXEC.BAT file. Use the information in the following table.
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Testing PC-Printer
Communication
Press this
key...
to...
The message window
reads...
Online/
Offline
Turn off the Ready indicator and
enable printer configuration.
IDLE
Menu
Access the configuration menu.
CONFIGURATION
OPERATOR CONTROL
Next
Advance to the Administration
menu.
CONFIGURATION
ADMINISTRATION
Select
Access the Administration menu. ADMINISTRATION
COMMUNICATIONS
Select
Access the Communications
menu.
COMMUNICATIONS
TIMEOUTS
Next
Advance to the Serial menu.
COMMUNICATIONS
SERIAL
Select
Access the Serial menu.
SERIAL
MODE
Next (one or Advance to the Baud Rate menu. SERIAL
more times)
BAUD RATE
Select
Access the Baud Rate menu.
BAUD RATE
*9600
Next (one or Advance to the correct baud rate. BAUD RATE
more times)
#
Select
Select the displayed baud rate.
#
IS SELECTED
SERIAL
BAUD RATE
»
Note: If you need to change other settings, press the Next key to access
the appropriate menu option, and then return to the point where you
press the Select key to access the Administration menu and select the
new settings.
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Testing
Macintosh-Printer
Communication
Press this
key...
to...
The message window
reads...
Online/
Offline
Access the Save Changes option. SAVE CHANGES?
*NO
Next
Advance to the Yes option.
SAVE CHANGES?
YES
Select
Save changes.
IDLE
Online/
Offline
Put the printer back on line (the
Ready indicator lights).
IDLE
Verifying the Serial Setting Changes
1
Turn the printer off and on again to produce a start-up page.
2
Compare the serial port settings listed on the start-up page
to those in your AUTOEXEC.BAT file.
3
Try the communication test again.
If a blank page ejects from the printer, the printer and the PC are
communicating. If a blank page doesn’t eject and you typed the file
correctly, refer to your DOS documentation for more information.
Testing Macintosh-Printer
Communication
Testing Macintosh Communication
You can check communication between the printer selected in the
Chooser and the Macintosh by sending a file to the printer from an
application (see your application documentation for more information)
or by printing a directory, as described here:
1
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Display a disk or folder window.
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Printer Problem
Checklist
2
3
Set up page information.
a
From the File menu choose Page Setup.
b
Select paper size, orientation, and other necessary options.
c
Choose OK.
Print a directory or a window.
a
From the File menu choose Print Directory or Print Window. A
dialog box appears.
b
Select the printing options you want, and then choose OK.
Printer Problem Checklist
This section contains a list of possible printer problems and solutions.
If you’ve just installed your printer, be sure you’ve followed the steps
in chapter 2, “Setting Up Your Printer,” in the Getting Started manual.
If there is no status message in the control panel message window,
use the following steps to identify the source of your problem and to
learn of possible solutions:
1
Does the printer power light come on?
YES - Go to number 2.
NO - Check the following:
n
Is power supplied to the AC outlet.
n
Is the power cord plugged securely into both the power
outlet and the printer? Check the power cord connection.
n
Is the printer power switch in the On position (pushed in)?
n
Is the power outlet working?
n
Does the line voltage from the power outlet match the
printer’s power requirements? See appendix B, “Technical Specifications,” in the Reference manual.
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Printer Problem
Checklist
2
Can you print a status page?
YES - Go to question 3.
NO - Check the following:
3
n
Is the printer off line before you try to enter the Administration/Special Pages/Print Status menu? It should be.
n
Does the cassette have paper? If it is out of paper, the
PAPER OUT message displays and the Error indicator
lights.
n
Are all the printer covers closed securely?
n
Is there a media jam? If a paper jam message displays
and the Error indicator lights, go to one of the following
sections in this chapter on clearing a media jam.
Is the printer receiving data from the computer?
If the Data indicator blinks after a file is sent, the printer is receiving the data. If not, check the following:
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n
Is the printer on line? The online indicator should be on
and the message window should display IDLE.
n
Has the emulation been changed from ESP to an emulation that doesn’t match the file you are sending. See chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” in the Reference manual.
n
Print a status page from the control panel. If you are
using the serial interface, is the baud rate (speed of data
transmission) of the printer, the computer, and your software application the same? See chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” in the Reference manual.
n
If you still cannot identify the problem, contact your QMS
vendor.
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OPC Belt
Cartridge
Problems
4
Is the printer printing codes or not printing at all when in
ESP mode?
n
Reconfigure the port to the specific printer emulation of
the file you are trying to print. See chapter 4, “Printer
Configuration,” in the Reference manual for instructions.
n
If a PostScript file prints PostScript statements while the
printer is in ESP mode, increase the ESP timeout. See
chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” in the Reference manual for instructions.
n
If you continue to have problems with the ESP mode
selecting the appropriate printer emulation, contact your
QMS vendor.
OPC Belt Cartridge Problems
The OPC belt is extremely sensitive to bright light and direct sunlight.
Always leave it in its protective bag until you are ready to install it. Any
exposure to light should be limited to two minutes. If you suspect the
belt is damaged due to exposure to light, put the belt in a dark place
to recover. Depending on the amount of exposure, recovery may take
up to two hours. Recovery time is dependent on the amount of exposure sustained, and recovery is not guaranteed.
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Control Panel
Problems
Control Panel Problems
Data Indicator Stays Lit
If the printer has warmed up and the Data indicator stays on, two
problems may exist. If you are downloading additional typefaces, too
many can overload the printer’s memory, causing the printer to reset
and lose information previously downloaded to RAM. Make sure you
have enough printer memory.
On a LocalTalk network, Macintosh computers sometimes interfere
with each other. If this happens often, reinstall the LaserWriter and
Laser Prep files, which reset the printer. If neither of these is the problem, place a service call to your QMS vendor.
No Advanced Status Page’
If your printer prints a standard status page even though you’ve configured the printer in the Administration/Special Pages/Status Page
Type menu to print an advanced status page, your printer probably
doesn’t have enough free memory available. To print an advanced
status page you may need to reduce the amount of memory assigned
to one or more of the memory clients or add more memory (see the
“Memory” section in chapter 5, “Additional Technical Information,” in
the Reference manual for information about memory clients).
No Start-up Page
If the Ready indicator is on, but no start-up page prints, check the following:
1
Has the start-up page been disabled?
Use the control panel to make sure the start-up page is enabled.
2
Did you wait long enough? From a cold start, the printer
takes approximately 3 minutes to warm up.
Be sure you wait long enough for a start-up page before suspecting a problem.
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Control Panel
Problems
3
Check that the paper cassettes are loaded with paper, in
place and secure.
4
Check for a media jam.
5
Make sure a toner cartridge is installed.
If you still have not solved the problem, you need to call your QMS
vendor for help. See “Placing a Service Call” on page 8-38 for information on how to contact your QMS vendor.
Paper Jam Message Stays On
If a PAPER JAM message stays on, open the printer and clear the
jam. If the message is still there, try opening and closing the top of the
printer again. See chapter 7, "Media Jams," for complete information
clearing media jams.
Printer Resets
Occasionally, Macintosh applications interfere with each other. Applications send a printer prep file to the printer at the beginning of each
document. Other prep files cannot be sent without resetting the
printer. Monitor your activities to see if there is a correlation between
your use of a certain application and the printer resetting. If so, contact the application developer.
Downloading too many typefaces can overload the printer memory
and cause the printer to reset to default. Additional memory (RAM),
which can be used for font storage, is available and easily installed.
Contact your QMS vendor for information on RAM upgrades.
If the printer resets in other circumstances, you should call your QMS
vendor for service.
PostScript Errors
If your printer is having trouble printing when using PostScript emulation, you should turn on the Error Handler in the control panel menu.
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Windows Driver
Problems
Error Handler is a diagnostic tool that identifies PostScript errors
encountered during a print job.
Menu
Administration/Startup Options/Do Error Handler
Choices
Yes—Load the Error Handler.
No—Don’t load the Error Handler.
Default
No
Notes
Refer to the PostScript Language Reference Manual (Adobe
Systems Incorporated, Reading, PA: Addison-Wesley, 1990,
ISBN 0-201-18127-4) for information on PostScript errors.
You must reboot the printer after turning on the error handler.
Windows Driver Problems
Printer Description Files
If you experience problems either when installing or using printer
description files on a PC, see “Notes on Installing Printer Description
Files” in chapter 3, “Connecting to a PC,” in the Getting Started
manual.
CrownNet Problems
If you have trouble installing and setting up your QMS CrownNet interface, check the following:
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n
If the printer requires a network interface card, is it correctly
installed in the printer?
n
Is the printer connected to the network?
n
Is the printer plugged in, turned on, and correctly configured?
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Output Problems
n
Do the printer start-up and status pages list the interface? Is the
configuration information correct?
n
Is the interface enabled?
n
Is the appropriate protocol (or protocols) enabled?
Are all printer and protocol addresses configured correctly?
Output Problems
1200x600, 2400x600 dpi Printing Unavailable
n
The amount of RAM installed in your printer governs which resolutions can be used with each media size. If you have a QMS
magicolor 2 Print System with
— 24 MB RAM, you can print at 600x600 dpi resolution on all
media sizes.
— 48 MB RAM, you can print at 1200x600 dpi resolution on all
media sizes.
— 88 MB RAM, you can print at 2400x600 dpi resolution on all
media sizes.
Check the start-up page to make sure the printer has enough
RAM installed. See chapter 2, “Memory and System Software,” in
the Options manual for information on installing additional RAM.
n
If you have enough RAM installed, and you have configured the
printer from the control panel to print at 600x600, 1200x600, or
2400x600 dpi resolution (Administration/Engine/Def Resolution
menu) but the printer continues printing at a lower resolution, you
may need additional memory allocated to the frame buffer.
To allocate the correct amount of memory, use the Memory/Quick
Config menu to choose the correct resolution and paper size for
your printing. See chapter 4, “Printer Configuration,” in the Reference manual for more information.
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Output Problems
Blank Pages
If a blank start-up page ejects or blank pages come out during a printing job, try the following:
1
Check the toner cartridges.
The image does not print if the cartridges are empty.
2
If the toner cartridges are not empty and blank pages are
ejecting, take each cartridge out, rock it from side to side,
and reinstall it in the printer.
3
If these solutions do not work, contact your QMS vendor to
purchase another toner cartridge.
Not All Pages Print
If the printer stops printing in the middle of your file, try the following:
1
Check your cable.
You could have the wrong kind of cable, or your printer may not
be configured for the correct cable and port.
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2
Make sure no one pressed the Cancel key while your job was
printing.
3
Check the message window to see if the cassette you are
using is out of media.
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Kanji Option Kit
Problems
Kanji Option Kit Problems
Use the information in this section to locate and solve problems that
may arise when installing and using the Kanji SIMM kit.
Can't Download Kanji Fonts
n
Are you attempting to download Kanji TrueType fonts using the
PS Executive Series Utilities?
This utility cannot be used to download Kanji TrueType fonts. See
your Kanji TrueType font software documentation for information
on how to download these fonts.
n
Did the printer run out of memory while downloading Kanji fonts?
If you experience memory problems when downloading Kanji
fonts, then you can do one of the following to increase printer
memory:
n
n
Add 4 MB more printer memory.
n
Decrease the number of fonts that you are downloading.
When downloading a large number of fonts, packet them in
smaller groups for downloading. (For example, instead of
downloading 4 fonts at one time, download 2).
Are you getting the following message:
The Resolution of this PostScript Device Exceeds
the Maximum Resolution Specified in the Licensing Agreement.
It is possible to get this message when attempting to download
Adobe Type Library or Morisawa Type Library Kanji fonts without
first downloading the JFontPrep file.
If you get this message, you must download this file.
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Kanji Option Kit
Problems
Can't Access Kanji Fonts
n
Does the start-up page indicate that the Kanji internal IDE hard
disk is on line?
When this disk is on line, Japanese fonts print in the lower half of
the start-up page. If not, check that the disk is installed correctly
and that the disk is not damaged.
n
Does your application support Japanese fonts?
You should be able to select these fonts if the application supports them.
n
Did you inadvertently initialize or reformat the Kanji internal IDE
hard disk?
If so, contact your QMS vendor. See appendix A, “QMS Customer
Support,” for product sales and service information.
n
Did you correctly configure the printer?
See the Options manual for complete printer configuration information.
Can't Access the Kanji File Through Your
Application
n
If you are using Windows, ensure that the Japanese version of
the Windows driver is installed?
Double-click the Windows control panel icon, double-click Printers, choose your Windows driver, click Setup, and then click
About. Check that you are using the QMS Windows 3.1J driver.
n
If you are using a Macintosh, ensure that the system is KanjiTalk,
and the appropriate Kanji screen fonts are installed.
The two Morisawa screen fonts are included on your Macintosh
system disk. The four Typebank screen fonts are included on the
Macintosh bitmapped screen fonts disk that comes with the Kanji
Option Kit.
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Print Quality
Problems
Print Quality Problems
Print quality problems are those related to the appearance of the
pages you print. Print quality problems include white lines on the
page, uneven blacks, and other print distortions.
First, refer to the appendix B, “Technical Specifications,” in the Reference manual for recommended media types. If you are using recommended media and continue to have problems with the quality of your
printed pages, try this quick-check procedure:
1
Check that you are using the correct type media.
See appendix B, “Technical Specifications,” in the Reference for
media specifications.
2
Check that there is enough toner in the printer whether or
not the x TONER LOW message is on.
Remove the toner cartridge and gently rock it from side to side to
redistribute the toner. Then reinsert the cartridge and try printing
again. The toner can settle, and this procedure redistributes the
toner.
3
If, after rocking the toner cartridge, the print quality does not
improve and/or the x TONER LOW message remains on,
replace the toner cartridge.
4
Place a service call to your QMS vendor.
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Color Density
Problems
Color Density Problems
Color density problems are related to the appearance of the pages
you print. To check the printer’s color density, print a calibration page
(Administration/Special Pages/Calibration Page) and compare it to
the calibration cards that were provided with your printer.Complete
instructions are included in the “Color Density” section of chapter 4,
“Color Printing.”
»
Note: The Administration/Special Pages/Calibration Page menu is
available only on engines with the latest 1-3 engine ROM. It is not
available on older engines.
Engine ROM
To determine if your printer has the latest 1-3 engine ROM, check the
tag matrix located inside the printer.
1
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Open the rear cover of the printer.
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Color Density
Problems
2
Locate the tag matrix that is affixed inside on the left side
frame.
Tag Matrix
n
If your printer has the 1-3 engine ROM (and the color density
feature), the letter “A” and the number “3” are blocked in.
Number “3”
Letter “A”
n
If these characters aren’t blocked in, then your printer doesn’t
have the 1-3 engine ROM. To find out how to acquire it, contact your QMS vendor, see appendix A, “QMS Customer Support,” for product sales and service information.
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Image Defects
Image Defects
The following list includes several image defects with possible solutions. Try the solutions in the sequence given. If the solutions listed
don’t solve the problem, place a service call to your QMS vendor. See
the next section in this chapter, “Placing a Service Call.”
General
Print quality problems are those related to the appearance of the
pages you print. Print quality problems include white lines on the
page, uneven colors, and other print distortions.
If you have problems with the quality of your printed pages, try the following:
n
If the TONER OUT message is on and the printer continues to
print, try distributing the toner to improve print quality. If the print
quality does not improve, replace the toner cartridge.
n
Remove the toner cartridge and rock it several times from side to
side. The toner can settle, and this procedure redistributes the
toner. Reinsert the cartridge and try printing again.
n
Place a service call to your QMS vendor.
Specific
Listed below are several print quality problems with possible solutions. Try the solutions in the sequence given. If the solutions listed do
not solve the problem, place a service call to your QMS vendor.
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Image Defects
Solid Color Image
1 A toner cartridge may be defective. Remove it and
install a new toner cartridge.
2 Your printer may need a service check. Contact
your QMS vendor.
Printout Too Dark
1 Install a new toner cartridge.
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Image Defects
Toner Smudges
Toner smudges only on the front of the page:
1 Check to make sure the toner cartridges are not
pushed in too far.
Don’t push a toner cartridge in until you hear a click.
If you hear a click, you’ve locked the cartridge into
place against the OPC belt cartridge, and your prints
may be smudged. Pull the toner cartridge out so that
it’s firmly seated but not locked into place.
2 Distribute the toner.
3 Check to make sure the toner cartridge is not defective.
4 If steps 1, 2, and 3 do not solve the problem, install a new toner cartridge.
Toner smudges on the front and back of the page:
1 The image transfer roller may be dirty. Open the printer once and close it
again to clean the roller.
Printout Too Light
1 Remove the toner cartridges and rock them as you
would when installing a new cartridge. This redistributes toner inside the cartridges. Then, reinstall the
cartridges.
2 The toner cartridges may be defective. Install new
toner cartridges.
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Image Defects
Blurred Background
1 The toner cartridge may be defective. Install a new
toner cartridge, if needed.
Uneven Print Density
1 Remove the toner cartridge and rock it as you do
before installing a new cartridge. This redistributes
toner inside the cartridge. Reinstall the cartridge.
2 If step 1 does not solve the problem, install a new
toner cartridge.
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Image Defects
Irregular Print
1 The paper being used may have absorbed moisture (perhaps due to high humidity or having
water spilled on the paper supply). Toner does
not adhere well to paper at the positions where it
has become wet. Replace the paper in the tray
or cassette with dry paper, and retest for irregular print.
Vertical Streaking
1 The laser lens may be dirty. Clean the lens as
described in chapter 5, “Printer Care,” of this
manual.
2 The corona wire inside the OPC belt cartridge
might be dirty. Clean the corona wire as described
in chapter 5, “Printer Care,” of this manual.
3 The toner cartridge may be defective. Install a new
toner cartridge, if needed.
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Image Defects
Colored Bands
1 One or more toner cartridges may be defective.
Install new toner cartridges.
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Placing a Service
Call
Placing a Service Call
If you have a problem you cannot resolve, contact your QMS vendor.
Your QMS vendor is best equipped to immediately handle any problem you may encounter.
If you have technical questions your vendor is unable to answer, contact the QMS Customer Response Center (see appendix A, “QMS
Customer Support.” If you’ve determined your printer needs to be
examined by a QMS service technician, contact QMS National Service for work inside the US, or one of the QMS international offices for
work outside of the US. (National and international contacts are listed
in appendix A, “QMS Customer Support.”) Before calling, be sure you
have the answers to these questions handy to help our technicians
serve you more quickly:
1
What is your printer model and serial number?
2
What kind of host computer do you have?
3
What operating system do you have and what version?
4
What interface are you using? If serial, what protocol?
5
What application are you using?
6
What is the emulation of the file you're trying to print? In
what emulation mode is the port?
7
What is the firmware revision number for your printer? (It is
listed on both the status and start-up pages.)
8
If you can print, have a status page available.
Your service representative needs to know these things prior to helping you.
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Repacking the
Printer
In This Chapter . . .
n
“Introduction” on page 9-2
n
“Remove Cables and Cassette(s)” on page 9-3
n
“Remove the Toner Cartridges” on page 9-3
n
“Remove the OPC Belt Cartridge” on page 9-3
n
“Prepare the Fuser Unit” on page 9-5
n
“Change the Waste Toner Pack” on page 9-9
n
“Remove the Lower Input Feeder” on page 9-11
n
“Repack the Printer” on page 9-13
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Introduction
Introduction
If you need to relocate or ship your printer after it’s been installed, you
must follow the procedures in this chapter to prevent damage to the
printer and to keep your warranty valid.
s Caution: QMS cannot be held responsible for damage to your printer
during shipment that results from the improper packaging of your
printer. You must use the instructions given in this section before
repacking the printer in its original shipping carton with the original
packing materials.
If you need replacement packaging, in the US call QMS National
Service at 1 (334) 633-4300 x 2530 and request catalog number
2600439-200. If you need to return the printer for service, in the US
call QMS Customer Service at 1 (334) 633-1072 for an RMA (Return
Merchandise Authorization) number before shipping the printer. In
other countries, refer to appendix A, “QMS Customer Support.”
What's Involved?
Repacking your printer for shipment involves the following steps.
Each is described in more detail in the following sections.
9-2
1
Remove the cables and paper cassette.
2
Remove the toner cartridges.
3
Remove the OPC belt cartridge.
4
Prepare the fuser unit for shipment:
5
Change the waste toner pack.
6
Remove the lower input feeder (if attached).
7
Pack the printer for shipment.
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Remove Cables
and Cassette(s)
Remove Cables and Cassette(s)
»
Note: If you’re returning the printer for service, you don’t need to
return the power cable, interface cables, or media cassette(s).
1
Turn off the printer.
2
Remove the power cable and all interface cables.
3
Remove the media cassette(s) from the printer.
Remove the Toner Cartridges
1
Open the printer’s front and top covers.
Leave them open during the entire repacking procedure.
2
Remove the four toner cartridges, attach the protective
shields over their magnetic rollers, and repackage them in
their original packaging.
Remove the OPC Belt Cartridge
s Caution: The OPC belt is extremely sensitive to bright light and direct
sunlight. Limit exposure to 2 minutes. While the printer is being moved,
store the cartridge in its original shipping bag. If you don’t have this
bag, carefully wrap it in a piece of dark, heavy cloth, and place it where
it will not get scratched or damaged. If exposure exceeds 2 minutes,
put the cartridge in a dark place to recover before using it again.
Depending on exposure, recovery may take up to 2 hours.
Also, handle the OPC belt cartridge carefully. The belt’s extremely
sensitive to body oils, moisture, solvents, corrosives, dust, and
scratches, all of which will reduce print quality.
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Remove the
OPC Belt
Cartridge
1
With the printer’s front and top covers open, rotate up the
lock levers at each end of the OPC belt cartridge slot, and lift
the cartridge out of the printer.
2
Replace the protective sheet around the OPC belt cartridge
and the tension release pin on each side.
Insert the pin until you feel some resistance, move it forward
(toward the silver corona unit), and then slide it in the rest of the
way. The tension-release pins protect the belt and its cleaning
blade by relieving tension during movement.
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Prepare the
Fuser Unit
3
Repack the OPC belt cartridge in its original shipping bag.
If you don’t have this bag, carefully wrap the cartridge in a piece
of dark, heavy cloth. Store the cartridge where it will not get
scratched or damaged.
4
Rotate down the lock levers at each end of the OPC belt cartridge slot.
Prepare the Fuser Unit
M WARNING! The fuser unit can become extremely hot and cause
severe burns. Make sure the unit is cool before handling it.
ACHTUNG! Die Fixiereinheit kann sehr heiß werden, so daß
Verbrennungsgefahr besteht. Bitte lassen Sie die Fixiereinheit einige
Zeit abkühlen, bevor Sie diese berühren.
1
Open the printer’s top cover.
2
At the top of the fuser, rotate the two lock levers to release
the oil bottle.
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Prepare the
Fuser Unit
3
s
Remove the oil bottle.
Caution: Hold a sheet of paper under the oil bottle as you remove
it, so no oil drips into the printer.
4
Place the oil bottle in an oil-proof container, such as a plastic
bag, until you’re ready to reinstall it.
5
Use an eye-dropper to remove any excess oil from the fuser.
Dispose of the oil following local safety laws and regulations.
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Prepare the
Fuser Unit
6
Stuff several clean, wadded paper towels into the space normally occupied by the oil bottle to absorb any residual oil
during shipment.
Note: Don’t force the paper towels in, but make sure there are
enough to fill the space.
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7
Close the lock levers to secure the cleaning roller.
8
Install the fuser-roller shipping restraints.
These restraints protect the fuser rollers from damage during a
move by removing the pressure between the two rollers. They
must be removed again before printing.
a
Open the pressure-release levers (one at each end of the
fuser) to separate the two rollers in the fuser.
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Prepare the
Fuser Unit
b
s
9-8
Insert the fuser roller shipping restraints between the fuser
rollers (one at each end of the fuser).
Caution: Be sure to insert the shipping restraints at the ends
of the rollers, not in the middle. Inserting them in the middle
will damage the rollers.
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Change the
Waste Toner
Pack
c
Close the pressure-release levers (one at each end of the
fuser).
When correctly positioned, the fuser roller shipping restraints
fit snugly between the rollers.
Change the Waste Toner Pack
1
With the printer’s front cover open, remove the waste toner
pack from the printer.
Waste Toner Pack
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Change the
Waste Toner
Pack
2
Use the label on the side of the old waste toner pack to seal
the opening, and then dispose of the pack in accordance
with safety laws and regulations in your area.
Seal this opening.
3
Install a new waste toner pack.
This ensures that no waste toner is shaken into the printer during
shipment.
4
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Remove the
Lower Input
Feeder
Remove the Lower Input Feeder
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Note: If you don’t have a lower input feeder installed, skip to the next
section.
1
Remove the plastic side
covers from the sides of the
input feeder.
2
Locate the cable at the left
rear of the optional feeder
that connects it to the
printer, and then unplug it.
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Remove the
Lower Input
Feeder
3
Unscrew the thumbscrews
that attach the two brackets (one on each side of the
printer) to the lower input
feeder.
Printer
Side View
Lower Input
Feeder
4
5
M
Remove the two metal
brackets from underneath
the sides of the printer.
Printer
Angle the bracket out, and
then, slide it out of the hole
underneath the printer.
Lower Input
Feeder
Bracket
Right-Front
View
With the help of another
person, pick up the printer
by its four corners, lift it
from the lower input feeder,
and place the printer on a
table.
WARNING! Your printer
weighs approximately 64 lbs
(29 kg) without consumables.
Be sure to have help when
lifting and moving it.
ACHTUNG! Das Gewicht
dieses Druckers beträgt ohne
Verbrauchsmaterial ca. 29 kg.
Bitte versuchen Sie niemals,
den Drucker alleine
anzuheben oder zu
transportieren.
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Repack the
Printer
6
Repack the input feeder in its original shipping carton for
storage or shipment.
Note: If you’re returning the printer for service, you don’t need to
return the input feeder.
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Repack the Printer
1
Ensure that the fuser and fuser cleaner roller are in the
printer.
1
With another person’s
help, put the printer
into the plastic bag,
and place the printer
into the base tray of
the shipping carton.
2
Pack the printer for
shipment as shown in
the illustration.
3
If you’re also shipping
the power cord and
any manuals with the
printer, place them in
the package.
Note: Don’t ship these
items if you’re returning
the printer for service.
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4
Attach the shipping
carton to its base tray
with the four joints
provided.
5
Ensure that the top of the carton is securely taped.
6
Put the slipping straps around the carton.
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A
QMS Customer
Support
In This Appendix . . .
n
“Sources of Support” on page A-2
n
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Sources of
Support
Sources of Support
Several sources of help and information are available, depending on
the type of help you need:
Your QMS Vendor
Your local vendor (the one from whom you bought the printer) may be
best equipped to help you. Your vendor has specially trained service
technicians available to answer questions, and the equipment to analyze your printer problems.
Your Application Vendor
Often, “printing” problems have more to do with the application being
used than with the printer. In this case, the application manufacturer
is the best source of help.
Q-FAX
Q-FAX, a QMS information retrieval service, provides application
notes, technical support notes on common printing problems, and
information about printer specifications, options, accessories, consumables, and prices.
In the United States and Canada, call (800) 633-7213 to reach
Q-FAX. In all other countries, call (334) 633-3850. Have your fax number handy when you call (or place the call from your fax machine's
handset).
You can choose to have either a directory (a list of currently available
documents) or a specific document sent to you. The first time you call,
request the directory (press 2 on your phone or fax keypad when
prompted). Then call back to request specific documents. You can
order up to three documents per call.
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Sources of
Support
CompuServe
Through CompuServe, you ask general (non-technical) questions,
share information with other users, and access printing information
and programs. When you use CompuServe, type go qmsprint↵ to
go directly to the forum where QMS is located. The QMS library section contains application notes, printer drivers, utilities, technical information, and announcement files.
Internet
The QMS server provides access to technical reports, new product
announcements, a trade show schedule, and other general information about QMS.
If you have access to the World Wide Web, you can view the QMS
home page at http://www.qms.com/. The QMS ftp resource is
ftp.qms.com.
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Sources of
Support
QMS Customer Response Center (CRC)
You can contact the QMS Customer Response Center (CRC) in three
different ways:
n
Telephone—You can call the CRC at (334) 633-4500 (US)
Monday–Friday, 7:00 am–6:00 pm, Central Time.
Note: If you call for assistance, have the following information
ready so our technicians can help you more quickly:
»
þ Your phone number, fax number, and shipping address
þ A description of the problem
þ The printer model
þ The type of host computer you’re using
þ The type and version of operating system you’re using
þ The interface you’re using, and, if serial, the protocol (for
example, XON/XOFF)
þ The application and version you’re using
þ The emulation you’re using
þ Your printer firmware version (listed on the status/start-up
pages)
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n
Fax—You can fax questions to the CRC at (334) 633-3716 (US).
Provide the same information as listed above, and indicate
whether you would like a faxed or a phoned reply.
n
Internet—If you have access to the World Wide Web, you can
access the CRC through the QMS home page at
http://www.qms.com/
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QMS Worldwide Offices
QMS World-wide Offices
QMS United States and Latin America
General Contact
1 (334) 633-4300
Fax 1 (334) 633-4866
Email info@qms.com
Internet http://www.qms.com
Information on QMS products, supplies, and accessories, and on the
authorized QMS remarketer or service provider nearest you
1 (800) 523-2696
Customer Response Center (CRC)
Technical Assistance
1 (334) 633-4500
7:00 am–6:00 pm Central Time
Fax 1 (334) 633-3716
Internet http://www.qms.com
Latin America Fax
1 (334) 639-3347
National Service
Service Information, Installation, and Maintenance Pricing
1 (800) 762-8894
On-Site Service and Depot Repair Information
1 (800) 858-1597
7:00 am–7:00 pm Central Time
Spare Parts Ordering and Information
1 (334) 633-4300 x2530
8:00 am–5:00 pm Central Time
QMS Canada
General Contact
1 (514) 333-5940
Fax 1 (514) 333-5949
Supplies and Accessories
1 (800) 268-0343 x223
National Service
On-Site Service and Depot Repair Information
1 (800) 268-4969
8:30 am–7:00 pm Eastern Time
Spare Parts Ordering and Information
1 (905) 206-9234 x238
8:30 am–5:00 pm Eastern Time
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QMS Worldwide Offices
QMS in Japan
General Contact
(+81)-3 3779-9600
Fax (+81)-3 3779-9650
Internet http://www.qmsj.co.jp
QMS in Latin America
General Contact
Cra 43 DD#8-42
Officina 201
Medellin, Colombia
(+57) (4) 312 13 70
Fax (+57) (4) 268 92 97
QMS EMEA
QMS Australia Anitech
Sydney Business & Tech. Centre
52/2 Railway Parade
2141 Lidcombe NSW
Australia
(+61) 2–9901 3235
Fax (+61) 2–9901 3273
QMS Benelux Planetenbaan 60 ‘Corner Plaza’
3606 AK Maarssen
Belgium, NetherThe Netherlands
lands, and all
(+31) 346–551333
unlisted countries
Fax (+31) 346–550170
Internet http://www.qms.nl
QMS France
QMS GmbH
Germany and
Austria
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Vélizy Plus
1 Bis, Rue du Petit Clamart
78142 Vélizy Cedex
France
(+33) 1–410 79 393
Fax (+33) 1–408 30 110
Gustav Heinemann Ring 212
D-81739 Munich
Germany
(+49) 89 63 02 67 0
Fax (+49) 89 63 02 67 67
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QMS Worldwide Offices
QMS Italy
Via della Repubblica 56
43100 Parma
Italy
(+39) 52–1231 998
Fax (+39) 52–1232 902
QMS Nordic
Arenavägen 41, 6th floor
121 77 Johanneshov
Sweden, Finland,
Sweden
Norway, and
(+46) 8–600 01 30
Denmark
Fax (+46) 8–600 01 33
QMS South
Africa
QMS UK
United Kingdom
and Ireland
Saskay House
Unit 24 Sunninghill Business Park
Peltier Road, Sunninghill, Johannesburg
Republic of South Africa
(+27) 11–807 6957
Fax (+27) 11–807 6960
Old Bridge House, The Hythe
Staines, Middlesex TW18 3JF
United Kingdom
(+44) 1784–442255
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Configuration
Menu
In This Chapter . . .
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“Introduction” on page B-2
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“Menu Chart Conventions” on page B-2
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“Administration Menu” on page B-3
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“Installation Menu” on page B-9
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“Operator Control Menu” on page B-10
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Introduction
Introduction
Use this chapter as a quick reference for understanding and navigating the printer’s configuration menu. The following menu charts are
provided:
»
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Administration menu on page B-3
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Installation menu on page B-9
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Operator Control menu on page B-9
Note: The Copier Menu is displayed in chapter 7, “CrownCopy,” of the
Options manual.
Menu Chart Conventions
The following conventions are used in the menu charts:
B-2
n
Some menu choices are marked as optional or with a w/item,
indicating that the selection appears in the menu only when the
option is installed.
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These charts show only the top-level menus. See chapter 4,
“Printer Configuration,” in the Reference manual for detailed information on menu options.
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Administration
Menu
Administration Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Emulations
Installation*
Timeouts
Serial
Parallel
ESP Default
PostScript
PCL 5c
HP-GL
LinePrinter
Network 1*
Network 2 (see page B-4)
CCITT* (w/ImageServer)
CGM*
LN03+*
QUIC*
Special Pages
Print Status
Registration Pg
Header Page
Trailer Page
Startup Options
Do Start Page
Do Sys Start
Do Error Handler
Memory
Engine
Operator Control
Header Inputbin
Trailer Inputbin
Status Page Type
Calibration Page
Quick Config
Manual Config
Image Alignment
Default Paper
Inputbin 1 Name
Inputbin 5 Name
Outputbin Name
Def. Resolution
Toner
Low Act.
Page Recovery
Energy
Saver
Energy
Saver
Def.
Resolution
Toner Out Action
Maintenance
Density
Consumables
Item Replaced
PM Service
Start Period
Miscellaneous
Save Defaults
Restore Defaults
Reboot System
New System Image
Keypad Language
Clock Operations*
Disk Operations
Format Disk
Backup Hard Disk
Restore Disk
Configuration Menu
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*Optional
B-3
Administration
Menu
Administration/Communications/Network2/
CrownNet Menu
Common Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Network1*
CrownNet
Common
Mode
Network2
Emulation
EtherTalk
Min K Spool
LAN Manager
Spooling
HW
Address
Config
Page
Factory
Reset
On
On Input Idle
On Idle
Address
No
Yes
No
Yes
Def Job Prio
NetWare
Soft
Reset
No
Yes
PS Protocol
TCP/IP
Ring
Speed
4 Mbps
16 Mbps
*Optional
B-4
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Source
Routing
Auto
Single
All
Off
Administration
Menu
EtherTalk Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Network2
Network1*
CrownNet
Common
EtherTalk
Protocol
Disabled
Enabled
LAN Manager
Network Ident
LaserWriter
QMS RC Res
HP Zoner Res
NetWare
TCP/IP
Connection
Zone Name
Conventional
Spooling
Both
Zone Part 1
Zone Part 2
Default
*Optional
Configuration Menu
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B-5
Administration
Menu
LAN Manager Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Network1*
Network2
CrownNet
Common
EtherTalk
Protocol
Disabled
Enabled
LAN Manager
NetWare
Printer Name
Default
TCP/IP
Yes
No
*Optional
B-6
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Administration
Menu
NetWare Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Network1*
Network2
CrownNet
Common
Protocol
Disabled
Enabled
EtherTalk
Config PServer
File Srv Name 1
File Srv Name 2
File Srv Name 3
Default
PServer Name 1
PServer Name 2
PServer Name 3
Job Check Delay
Conf Check Delay
Burst Mode
PServer Context 1
PServer Context 2
PServer Context 3
LAN Manager
R/N Printer #1- 8
Printer Slot #
PServer Name 1
PServer Name 2
PServer Name 3
Default
NetWare
Printer Name
Printer Name 1
Printer Name 2
Printer Name 3
Default
TCP/IP
Frame Type
802.3 IPX Addr
Ether 2 IPX Addr
802.2 IPX Addr
SNAP IPX Addr
802.5 IPX Addr
*Optional
Configuration Menu
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B-7
Administration
Menu
TCP/IP Menu
Idle
Administration
Communications
Network2
Network1*
CrownNet
Common
Protocol
EtherTalk
Disabled
Enabled
Internet
Address
LAN Manager
Accnting/Rev
Chan
Disabled
Enabled
Accnting
Timeout
Subnet
Mask
NetWare
TCP/IP
SNMP
NMS 1-5
Community
Internet
Address
Access
Port
Assignment
Default
Router
Remove
Passwords
No
Yes
Remove
Hosts
No
Yes
Secure
Files
No
Yes
LPD
Banner
Disabled
Enabled
BOOTP
Disabled
Enabled
RARP
Disabled
Enabled
Read
Write
Trap
Write-Trap
Read-Trap
None
*Optional
B-8
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Installation
Menu
Installation Menu
Idle
Installation*
Operator Control
Operator Passwrd
(Enter password)
Use Operator Pwd
Off, On
Admin Password
(Enter password)
Use Admin Pwd
Off, On
Administration
*Optional
Configuration Menu
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B-9
Operator
Control Menu
Operator Control Menu
Idle
Operator Control
Copies
001-999
Collation
Off, On
Orientation
Upper, Optional*
Chain Inputbins
Off, On, On Any
Color Separation
Off, On
Media
Custom Bin
Consumables
B-10
Accounting
Installation*
Portrait, Landscape
Inputbin
Color Model
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Administration
Full Color, Monochrome
For Upper Bin, For Optional Bin*
Upper, Optional*
Item Replaced, Print Statistics
Mode, Disk Space,
ResetAccounting, File Segment
*Optional
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Index
A
B
Acc already disabled message 8-3
Acc already enabled message 8-3
Acc disabled message 8-3
Acc enabled message 8-3
Acc file x% full message 8-4
Acc files got removed message 8-4
Acc files not empty message 8-4
Acc job file full message 8-4
Acc paper file full message 8-4
Active jobs message 8-4
Adjust x bin message 8-5
Advanced printing features
Memory 3-3
Agfa FotoFlow 4-5
Apple ColorSync 4-5
AppleTalk
Testing communication 8-18
Automatic Color Control 4-3
Back panel open message 8-5
Belt cartridge
See OPC belt cartridge
Belt cartridge misinstalled message
8-5
Bin jam message 8-5
Blank pages 8-26
Blurred background 8-35
Browser software
Setting up 6-4
Business CRD 4-8
C
Cable
Removing 9-3
Cancel all jobs message 8-5
Cancel job message 8-5
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Cancel key 3-11
Cancelling job
Status message 8-5
Cannot shrink message 8-4
Cartridge
See OPC belt cartridge or Toner
cartridge
Cassette
Chaining 3-5
Loading, paper 2-2
Removing 9-3
Chaining
Cassette 3-5
Input bin 3-5
Tray 3-5
Check cleaning roller message 8-5
Check waste toner message 8-5
CIE 4-5
Cleaning
Cleaning solutions 5-11
Exterior 5-11
Laser lens 5-10
Paper exit plates 5-11
Cleaning roller
Replacing 5-14
Close engine door(s) message 8-5
Codes
Error 8-13
Collation 3-6
Color
Compression 4-8
Color Control
Color matching with PANTONE 4-6
Color matching with PostScript Level 2
4-5
Color control 4-4
Color management system 4-4
Color matching 4-4
Color density
Adjusting 4-9
Problems 8-30
Troubleshooting 8-30
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Color rendering dictionary 4-7
Business 4-8
Colorimetric 4-8
Photographic 4-8
Colorimetric 4-8
Common Menu B-4
Communication
Settings, hotlink 6-16
Testing, Macintosh 8-18
Testing, parallel port 8-14
Testing, serial port 8-15
Configuration
Manual proxy 6-4
Memory, current 6-17
Configuration menu
Chart B-2
Consumables
Cleaning roller 5-14
Fuser oil bottle 5-14
OPC belt cartridge 5-17
Ozone filter 5-20
Status, hotlink 6-23
Waste toner pack 5-21
Control panel
Cancel key 3-11
Problems 8-22
Control panel messages 8-3
Copier option not installed message
8-6
CRD 4-7
Created files message 8-6
Creating x file message 8-6
CrownNet
Troubleshooting 8-24
CrownView 6-2
Customer Response Center (CRC),
QMS A-4
Customer support, QMS A-2
D
Dark image 8-33
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Data indicator
Stays lit 8-22
Will not light 8-20
Documentation
Overview of this manual 1-2
DOS
mode command 8-16
Drum jam message 7-4
E
EfiColor 4-5
End job message 8-6
End job? message 8-10
Ending a print job 3-11
Engine ROM 8-30
Enhanced halftone 4-7
Envelopes
Formatting 2-4
Loading 2-5
Printing 2-4, 2-5
Error codes 8-13
Error message
See Status message
EtherTalk
Menu B-5
Extended accounting file size
message 8-6
Exterior cleaning 5-11
F
Fuser misinstalled message 8-6
Fuser oil
Draining 9-6
Removing 9-5
Fuser oil bottle
Removing 9-5
Replacing 5-14
Fuser oil empty message 8-6
Fuser oil low message 8-7
Fuser unit
Draining 9-6
Preparing for moving 9-5
Removing 9-5
G
Gamut 4-8
General settings
Hotlink 6-13
H
Halftone
Enhanced 4-7
Halftones 4-7
Hard disk status
Hotlink 6-19
High-resolution printing 3-2
Home
Hotlink 6-10
Home page, printer 6-8
Hotlink
Communication settings 6-16
Consumable status 6-23
General settings 6-13
Hard disk status 6-19
Home 6-10
Input buffer sizes 6-16
Operator control 6-11
Options 6-17
Paper sources 6-16
Printer jobs 6-21
Printer setting 6-14
QMS, Inc. page 6-28
System Support 6-26
Timeouts 6-19
I
Idle
Status message 8-7
Idle message 8-7
Image defects 8-32
Indicators
Data, stays lit 8-22
Index
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Initializing
Status message 8-7
Initializing message 8-7
Inner jam message 7-4, 8-7
Input bin
See Inputbin
Input buffer sizes
Hotlink 6-16
Input idle printing message 8-7
Inputbin
Chaining 3-5
Internet A-3
Irregular print 8-36
J
Jams
Locating 7-4
Media path 7-3
Message stays on 8-23
Messages 7-4
Preventing 7-2
Removing 7-5
Status messages 7-4
Jobs
Incomplete printing 8-26
K
Kanji
Troubleshooting 8-27
Keeping old size message 8-4
Kodak ColorSense 4-5
L
Labels
Loading 2-7
Printing 2-7
LAN Manager Menu B-6
Laser lens
Cleaning 5-10
Light image 8-34
I-4
Lower input feeder
Removing 9-11
M
Macintosh
Testing communication 8-18
Maintenance
Cleaning roller 5-14
Fuser oil bottle 5-14
Laser lens 5-10
OPC belt cartridge 5-17
Ozone filter 5-20
Schedule 5-12
Manual
Overview 1-2
Manual proxy
Configuration 6-4
Media
Loading 2-2
Path 7-3
Media jams
Removing 7-4
Media path 7-3
Memory
Configuration, current 6-17
Messages 8-3
See Service Message
See Status Message
Microsoft Explorer 6-2
Misfeed jam message 7-4
Mode command (DOS) 8-16
Moving, printer 1-3, 9-2, 9-12
Replacement packaging 9-2
Multi-Res technology 3-2
N
Netscape Navigator 6-2
NetWare menu B-7
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O
Oil bottle
See Fuser oil bottle
OPC belt cartridge
Problems 8-21
Removing 9-3
Replacing 5-17
Operator control
Hotlink 6-11
Options
Hotlink 6-17
Outer jam message 7-4
Output problems 8-25
Outputbin jam message 8-7
Ozone filter
Replacing 5-20
P
Packaging, printer
Replacement 9-2
Pantone POCE 4-5
Paper
Cassette selection 3-5, 3-6
Paper jam
See Jams
Paper sources
Hotlink 6-16
Parallel
Testing communication 8-14
Parallel port 8-14
Path, media 7-3
PC
Testing parallel port 8-14
Testing serial port 8-15
Please wait message 8-6
PostScript operators
showpage 8-14
Power LED
Will not light 8-19
Preventing paper jams 7-2
Print quality
Image defects 8-32
Print quality problems 8-29
Blurred background 8-35
Distortions 8-32
Irregular print 8-36
Printout too dark 8-33
Printout too light 8-34
Solid color image 8-33
Specific 8-32
Toner smudges 8-34
Uneven blacks 8-32
Uneven print density 8-35
White lines 8-32
Printer
All pages do not print 8-26
Blank pages 8-26
Cleaning 5-2, 5-11
Cleaning, exterior 5-11
Handling 5-2
Home page 6-8
Jobs, hotlink 6-21
Lifting 5-3
Name, assigning 6-3
Problem checklist 8-19
Replacement packaging 9-2
Resets 8-23
Setting, hotlink 6-14
Web page, setting up 6-3
Weight 9-12
Printing
Envelopes 2-5
Labels 2-7
Letterhead 2-8
Memo media 2-8
Quality, troubleshooting 8-29
Transparencies 2-8
Printing status message 8-8
Printout too dark 8-33
Printout too light 8-34
Problem
See Troubleshooting
Put x paper in any bin message 8-8
Put x paper in x bin message 8-8
Index
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Q
QCOLOR
Color control 4-2
Q-FAX A-2
QMS
Customer Response Center (CRC)
A-4
QMS Inc. page, hotlink 6-28
World-wide offices A-5
Quality problems 8-29
R
Relocating, printer 1-3, 9-2
Replacement packaging 9-2
Repacking, printer 1-3, 9-2, 9-13
Replacement packaging 9-2
Replace belt message 8-8
Replacement packaging 9-2
Catalog number 9-2
RMA number 9-2
Resets
Printer 8-23
Resetting accounting message 8-8
Resolution
Changing 3-2
Multi-Res technology 3-2
Return Merchandise Authorization
number 9-2
Returning, printer
RMA number 9-2
RMA number 9-2
S
Scan error message 8-8
Scanner not connected message 8-9
Scanning... message 8-9
Screening 4-7
Serial port 8-15
Parameters, changing 8-16
Testing communication 8-15
I-6
Service
Calling for service 8-38
Messages 8-3
Printer 9-2
RMA number 9-2
United States A-4
Setup
Browser software 6-4
Printer web page 6-3
Shipping, printer 1-3, 9-2
Replacement packaging 9-2
RMA number 9-2
showpage operator (PostScript) 8-14
Software
Macintosh 8-23
Solid color image 8-33
Start-up page
Will not print 8-22
Status message
Acc already disabled 8-3
Acc already enabled 8-3
Acc disabled 8-3
Acc enabled 8-3
Acc file x% full 8-4
Acc files got removed 8-4
Acc files not empty 8-4
Acc job file full 8-4
Acc paper file full 8-4
Adjust x bin 8-5
Back panel open 8-5
Belt cartridge misinstalled 8-5
Bin jam 8-5
Cancel all jobs 8-5
Cancel job 8-5
Cannot shrink 8-4
Check cleaning roller 8-5
Check waste toner 8-5
Close engine doors(s) 8-5
Copier option not installed 8-6
Created files 8-6
Creating x file 8-6
Drum jam 7-4
End job 8-6
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End job? 8-10
Extended accounting file size 8-6
Fuser misinstalled 8-6
Fuser oil empty 8-6
Fuser oil low 8-7
Idle 8-7
Idle input printing 8-7
Initializing 8-7
Inner jam 7-4, 8-7
Input idle printing 8-7
Keeping old size 8-4
Misfeed jam 7-4
Outer jam 7-4
Outputbin jam 8-7
Please wait 8-6
Printing status 8-8
Put x paper in any bin 8-8
Put x paper in x bin 8-8
Replace belt 8-8
Resetting accounting 8-8
Scan error 8-8
Scanner not connected 8-9
Scanning... 8-9
Test print 8-9
Toner absent 8-9
Toner empty 8-9
Toner out 8-9
Top cover open 8-9
TR unit misinstalled 8-9
Transport jam 8-9
Waiting for idle 8-10
Waiting on input end job 8-10
Waiting on input end job? 8-10
Warming up 8-10
x Active jobs 8-4
Status page
Printing 3-10
Selecting the status page type 3-10
Will not print 8-20
Support, QMS
Customer A-2
Internet A-3
Technical A-4
World-wide A-5
System Support hotlink 6-26
T
TCP/IP
Menu B-8
Technical support, QMS A-4
Test print
Status message 8-9
Test print message 8-9
Testing, PC 8-15
Parallel port 8-14
Serial port 8-15
Timeouts
Hotlink 6-19
Toner 9-9
Toner absent message 8-9
Toner cartridge
Removing 9-3
Toner empty message 8-9
Toner out message 8-9
Toner smudges 8-34
Top cover open message 8-9
TR unit misinstalled message 8-9
Transport jam message 8-9
Tray
Chaining 3-5
Troubleshooting
All pages do not print 8-26
Checklist, problem 8-19
Color density 8-30
CrownNet 8-24
Engine ROM 8-30
Error codes 8-13
Image defects 8-32
Jam message stays on 8-23
Kanji 8-27
Print quality 8-29
Printer problem checklist 8-19
Printer resets 8-23
RMA number 9-2
Service call, placing 8-38
Windows driver 8-24
Index
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U
Uneven print density 8-35
W
Waiting for idle message 8-10
Waiting for idle status message 8-10
Waiting on input end job? message
8-10
Warming up message 8-10
Waste toner pack
Removing 9-9
Replacing 5-21, 9-9
Web page help system 6-29
Web page, printer 6-2
Weight 9-12
White lines 8-35
Windows driver
Troubleshooting 8-24
World Wide Web 6-2
X
x Active jobs message 8-4
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