Trademarks
Xanté® is a registered trademark of Xanté
Corporation.
QuarkXPress® and Quark® are registered
trademarks of Quark, Inc.
Adobe®; Adobe® PageMaker®; Adobe®
PostScript®, the PostScript®, and Adobe®
logos are registered trademarks of Adobe
Systems Incorporated. Adobe® Acrobat™
is a trademark of Adobe Systems
Incorporated which may be registered in
certain jurisdictions.
Ethernet® is a registered trademark of
Xerox Corporation.
Macintosh® and Mac® are registered
trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows
NT® are registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation.
not be copied in whole or in part, nor
transferred to any other media or language
without the express written permission of
Xanté Corporation.
Manual Notice
Preps® is a registered trademark and
ScenicSoft™ is a trademark of ScenicSoft,
Inc.
Xanté Corporation reserves the right to
make changes to this manual and to the
equipment described herein without notice.
Every effort has been made to ensure that
this manual is free of inaccuracies and
omissions. However, Xanté Corporation
makes no warranty of any kind including,
but not limited to, any implied warranties
of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose with regard to this
manual.
All other brand and product names are
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Copyright
This manual is Copyrighted © 2006 by
Xanté Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Printed in the USA. This manual may
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Xanté Corporation assumes no
responsibility for, or liability for,
errors contained in this manual or for
incidental, special, or consequential
damages arising out of the furnishing of
this manual, or the use of this manual
in operating the equipment, or in
connection with the performance of the
equipment when so operated.
Table of Contents
Trademarks.................................................................................................. 2
Getting Set-up.............................................................................................. 4
Removing the PlateMaker...................................................................... 4
Installing the Imaging Unit...................................................................... 4
Standard Cassette................................................................................. 5
Multipurpose Feeder.............................................................................. 6
Media Types.......................................................................................... 7
Connecting the Power Cord.................................................................. 7
Cable Connections (Ethernet and Parallel) .......................................... 7
Configuring the IP Address.................................................................. 8
Windows Installation............................................................................. 9
Win 98/Me Ethernet Setup....................................................................... 12
Win NT/2000/XP Ethernet Setup................................................................ 12
Configuring PPD Defaults................................................................ 13
Macintosh Installation ............................................................................. 14
Macintosh OS 9................................................................................ 14
Macintosh OS X .............................................................................. 15
Register Your PlateMaker........................................................................... 17
Web Interface............................................................................................. 17
Service and Support................................................................................... 17
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Getting Set-up
Removing the PlateMaker
Removing the PlateMaker.
Note:
Always use two people to lift the
platemaker. There are recessed
grips on the platemaker’s sides.
Installing the Imaging Unit
Your package contains the following items:
•
Your Xanté PlateMaker
•
500 sheet cassette
•
Power cord
•
Quick Reference Manual and
Utilities CD-ROM
•
Note:
Release Top Cover Latch.
Shake Imaging Unit.
Note:
Imaging Unit
If you do not receive your full
shipment or if anything is damaged,
call Xanté Customer Support at
1-800-926-8393 (US and Canada)
or your Xanté dealer.
Open Top Cover and MP Feeder.
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Shake the unit enough to free any
compacted toner. Failure to do so
can cause damage to the unit.
Getting Set-up (continued)
Remove Sealing Tape.
Note:
Close Top Cover.
Insert Pins into Guide Channels.
Pull Out Paper Cassette.
If tape is not fully removed, it may
reduce print quality and cause
damage.
Standard Cassette
The standard universal paper cassette
holds up to 500 sheets of 20 lb bond/60 lb
text weight (65 g/m2) paper to a stack height
of 2.13” (54 mm). This cassette can handle
media weights from 16 - 28 lb (60 to 105
g/m2).
Insert Imaging Unit.
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Remove Cassette Cover and load paper.
Getting Set-up (continued)
Note:
Adjust Width Guide.
Pull out the output tray extension
and pull up the paper stop for
paper sizes larger than letter/A4
sizes.
The platemaker’s multipurpose feeder
holds up to 150 sheets of 20 lb bond/60 lb
text weight (75 g/m2) paper.
The multipurpose feeder supports
nonstandard size media from 3.94” x 5.83”
(100 mm x 148 mm) to 13” x 25” (330 mm x
635 mm) and can handle media weights from
16 - 36 lb (60 - 135 g/m2).
Load paper tray.
Note:
Multipurpose Feeder
To prevent paper jams, make sure
the paper fits between the paper
guides and under the cassette’s
retaining clips.
Adjust Output Tray Extension.
Adjust Length Guide.
Pull Out the Tray Extension.
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Getting Set-up (continued)
Connecting the Power Cord
WARNING:
Load Media and Adjust the
Media Guides.
Media Types
•
Plain and Heavy Paper
•
Myriad 2 Polyester Plates
•
Myriad Film
Always use a properly
grounded, surge protected
AC power outlet to prevent
damage to the platemaker.
1.
Make sure the platemaker's power
switch is off.
2.
Connect the power cable to the back of
the platemaker and to the power outlet.
Ethernet port and Parallel port.
Power Cord for the platemaker.
WARNING:
Never use a damaged power
cord. Check it monthly and
replace immediately if
damage is found.
Cable Connections
Your PlateMaker has a 10/100BaseT
Ethernet port and a Parallel Cable option.
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Ethernet cable and Parallel Cable.
1.
Turn off your platemaker.
2.
Connect the desired cable to your
PlateMaker and to the appropriate port
on your network or computer (if you are
using a crossover cable).
Getting Set-up (continued)
If you are connecting the platemaker
via the LPT (parallel cable), skip the
following section.
Configuring the IP Address
Note:
If you are using the DHCP on your
computer, turn off the platemaker and
computer, then restart it for the new
IP address to take effect.
To set the IP address, network class, and net
mask, do the following:
1.
Turn on the platemaker then press the
MENU key until [Setup: Network]
appears.
2.
Press the ENTER key to enter the
Network menu.
3.
Set the IP address, network class, and
network mask settings.
a.
Press the MENU key until the
appropriate menu appears.
b.
Press the ENTER key to access the
selected menu.
c.
Use the RESET, MENU, NEXT,
and ENTER keys to change and
accept the new settings.
4.
Reboot your PlateMaker and go to
DOS (Command). Prompt to ping the
platemaker.
For example, if your IP address
is 192.9.200.204, type PING
192.9.200.204 ↵ (at the DOS prompt).
This section covers installation for Windows
operating systems 98/Me/NT/2000/XP.
1.
Insert Xanté Utilities CD-ROM; select
[Xanté Driver]. Click [Continue].
PING<IP ADDRESS>↵
Note:
If you are using LPR printing on
OS X, use the Network Utility to
ping the platemaker.
Select [[Xanté Driver] from the menu. You
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Windows Installation
can also select languages and installation
choices before clicking [Continue].
Setup welcome and explanation.
Choose destination location.
The PlateMaker Setup window.
The setup process can be canceled at
anytime during the install.
Adobe PostScript Driver will autorun
after the setup is completed.
Important Notes.
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Ready to install prompt. Click [Next] to
proceed with the installation.
Windows Installation (cont.)
to continue.
Adobe Postscript will install on your
computer. Click [Next] to proceed.
Select the PlateMaker
Maker 5 from the menu
M
and click [Next].
Choose [Local Printer] and click [Next].
Select [[N
Not
N
ot Shared] and click [Next].
Choose the LPT1 and click [Next].
You must accept the Licensing Agreement
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Rename the platemaker if desired and set as
your default printer. Do NOT print a test page
unless you are setting up LPT1.
Click [[Next].
Windows Installation (cont.)
Click [Close] to end.
Review the setup information and click
[Install] to proceed.
Click [Finish] to complete the setup.
Visit the Xante website and register
your PlateMaker.
www.xante.com/register
You will be prompted to configure
your platemaker to select and
install your options.
Choose your options by selecting [Installed]
or [Not Installed] on available options.
You will need to restart your computer to
complete the installation.
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Windows Installation (cont.)
Win 98/Me Ethernet Setup
Windows 98 requires the LPR
Utility located on the Utility CD.
Win NT/2000/XP Ethernet Setup
1.
Go to [Start] - [Settings] - [Printers and
Faxes]. Select the PlateMaker and right
click; select [Properties].
Select [Standard TCP/IP Port];
click [New Port].
Select the LPR Utility from the
drop down menu.
Enter the IP address. Click [Next].
Click [Ports] tab; select [Add Port].
Click [Next].
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Select [Custom] and click [Settings].
Windows Installation (cont.)
3.
Click [Next], then [Finish]. Close the
Printer Ports Window then click [Apply]. When complete, click [OK].
Configuring PPD Defaults
TCP/IP printing.
2.
Select [LPR] in Protocol Window. Name
your queue, enable [LPR Byte
Counting] and click [OK].
1.
Select [Start] - [Settings] - [Printers]
(Win 98/Me) or select [Start] - [Settings]
- [Printers and Faxes] (Win NT/2000/
XP)
2.
Select your PlateMaker's icon; select
[File] - [Properties]
3.
Select available options; close Printers
window (Win 98/Me) or Printers and
Faxes window (NT/2000/XP).
Click [Device Options] tab (Win 98
98/M
/Me)
/Me)
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Click [General] - [[Printing Preferences]
and click [Advanced].
(Win NT/2000/XP)
Macintosh Installation
Macintosh OS 9
This section covers installation on a
Macintosh operating system (not OS X).
Note:
Before beginning the installation
process, be sure the appropriate
language is selected.
Installation complete; click [Quit].
Read the Read Me window.
Click [Continue].
Select [Adobe PS] then select [PlateMaker
5]. Click [Setup] and close the chooser.
Click [Continue].
Select [Chooser] from the drop down menu.
Select a Driver and click [Install].
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Macintosh Installation (cont.)
Macintosh OS X
This section takes you through the
installation process on a Macintosh OS X. You
should have the latest OS X version to properly
install this platemaker.
Click [Continue].
Select the location for the installation then
click [Continue].
You must type in your name and password to
begin, then click [OK].
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Choose [OS X only] or click [Include
Classic] for the full installation.
Then click [Install].
Macintosh Installation (cont.)
Click [Add] to add the platemaker
to your list of printers.
The PlateMaker 5 is added
to your printer list.
Your installation was successful. Click
[Quit] to exit or [Continue] to add choices.
Enter the IP address for the platemaker and
query the name. Select the PlateMaker 5
from the menu list and click [Add].
Printer List window.
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Register Your PlateMaker
When the Main Screen reappears, you
can register your PlateMaker (if on-line).
Web Interface
Service and Support
Once your PlateMaker has been installed
onto your system, you can check its status,
rename it, align paper, and much more by
simply entering the IP address in the address
bar of your web browser.
Note:
The web browser window and all
links within it are the same for both
Macintosh and PC environments.
Refer to the User’s Guide for more
information and specifics about the features
of the PlateMaker 5.
•
Tech Support
1-800-926-8393 (US and Canada)
Other areas, call your Xanté vendor.
•
Fax
(251)-473-6503
•
Hours of Operation
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mon. - Fri. CST
•
E-mail
ts1@xante.com
europesupport@xante.com
Record Your PlateMaker’s
Serial Number Here:
____________________
For more information about Xanté
products, please visit our website:
Complete the Registration Form.
www.xante.com
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