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X340, X340n, X342n MFP

User’s Guide

January 2006

www.lexmark.com

 

 

 

 

Edition: January 2006

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Safety information

Connect the power cord to a properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

CAUTION: Do not use the fax feature during a lightning storm. Do not set up this product or make any electrical or cabling connections, such as the power cord or telephone, during a lightning storm.

Use only a 26 AWG or larger telecommunications (RJ–11)cord when connecting this product to the public switched telephone network.

Refer service or repairs, other than those described in the operating instructions, to a professional service person.

This product is designed, tested, and approved to meet strict global safety standards with the use of specific Lexmark components. The safety features of some parts may not always be obvious. Lexmark is not responsible for the use of other replacement parts.

CAUTION: Make sure that all external connections (such as Ethernet and telephone system connections) are properly installed in their markedplug–inports.

Your product uses a laser.

CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.

Your product uses a printing process that heats the print media, and the heat may cause the media to release emissions. You must understand the section in your operating instructions that discusses the guidelines for selecting print media to avoid the possibility of harmful emissions.

This symbol indicates the presence of a hot surface or component.

CAUTION: To reduce the risk of injury from a hot component, allow the surface to cool before touching.

Conventions

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Warning: Awarning identifies something that could damage your product hardware or software.

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Contents

Chapter 1: Finding information about the MFP..........................................

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Chapter 2: Setting up the MFP.....................................................................

9

Installing an overlay for another language .....................................................................

10

Installing an additional paper tray ..................................................................................

11

Getting the MFP ready to print and scan .......................................................................

12

Installing the software for USB attach ......................................................................

12

Installing the software for network attach (X342n only) ...........................................

13

Getting the MFP ready to fax .........................................................................................

14

Connecting directly to a telephone wall jack ............................................................

14

Connecting to a telephone .......................................................................................

15

Getting the MFP ready to copy ......................................................................................

16

Chapter 3: Learning about the MFP ..........................................................

17

Understanding the parts of the MFP ..............................................................................

17

Using the control panel buttons .....................................................................................

20

Using the control panel menus.......................................................................................

22

Navigating the control panel menus .........................................................................

22

Printing a list of menu items .....................................................................................

22

Printing a network setup page (X342n only) ............................................................

22

Changing the default mode ......................................................................................

24

Setting the Timeout option .......................................................................................

24

Setting the network options (X342n only) ................................................................

25

Using the MFP software.................................................................................................

26

Using Print Properties ..............................................................................................

26

Using Presto! PageManager (USB attach only) .......................................................

27

Using QLINK (USB attach only) ...............................................................................

27

Chapter 4: Loading paper and original documents .................................

28

Loading paper in the paper tray .....................................................................................

28

Loading paper in the manual feeder ..............................................................................

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Contents

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Loading various paper types ..........................................................................................

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Setting the paper type and size .....................................................................................

35

Using the control panel ............................................................................................

35

Using the computer ..................................................................................................

35

Loading original documents into the ADF ......................................................................

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Loading original documents on the scanner glass .........................................................

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Selecting an output location...........................................................................................

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Chapter 5: Printing......................................................................................

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Printing a document .......................................................................................................

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Printing an envelope ......................................................................................................

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Printing transparencies ..................................................................................................

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Printing collated copies ..................................................................................................

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Printing multiple pages on one sheet .............................................................................

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Printing the last page first (reverse order)......................................................................

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Chapter 6: Faxing........................................................................................

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Sending a fax .................................................................................................................

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Sending a fax automatically .....................................................................................

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Sending a fax manually ............................................................................................

43

Sending a fax to a group (broadcast fax) .................................................................

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Sending a fax at a scheduled time (delay send) ......................................................

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Adding a prefix before dialing ...................................................................................

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Adding a pause while dialing ....................................................................................

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Receiving a fax ..............................................................................................................

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Receiving a fax automatically ...................................................................................

45

Receiving a fax manually .........................................................................................

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Forwarding faxes ...........................................................................................................

46

Printing fax activity reports .............................................................................................

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Customizing fax settings ................................................................................................

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Setting up shortcuts .................................................................................................

47

Using the Speed Dial buttons ...................................................................................

48

Using the Phone Book .............................................................................................

48

Setting the distinctive ring ........................................................................................

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Setting the Station ID ...............................................................................................

49

Entering characters ..................................................................................................

50

Canceling a fax job ........................................................................................................

50

Chapter 7: Copying.....................................................................................

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Contents

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Making a copy ................................................................................................................

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Collating copies..............................................................................................................

52

Copying multiple pages onto a single sheet (Paper Saver) ...........................................

52

Enlarging or reducing an image .....................................................................................

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Chapter 8: Scanning ...................................................................................

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Scanning documents using the control panel (USB attach only) ...................................

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Scanning documents using the computer (USB attach only).........................................

55

Configuring additional applications for scanning ......................................................

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Scanning documents directly from an application (USB attach only).............................

56

Scanning text for editing (OCR) .....................................................................................

57

Customizing scan settings .......................................................................................

58

Scanning over a network ...............................................................................................

58

Understanding Scan options ..........................................................................................

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Chapter 9: Maintaining the MFP ................................................................

61

Removing a toner cartridge............................................................................................

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Installing a toner cartridge..............................................................................................

62

Redistributing toner ........................................................................................................

63

Replacing the photoconductor .......................................................................................

65

Cleaning the MFP ..........................................................................................................

67

Cleaning the scanner glass ......................................................................................

67

Cleaning the outside of the MFP ..............................................................................

67

Cleaning the inside of the MFP ................................................................................

68

Ordering supplies ...........................................................................................................

70

Recycling Lexmark products ..........................................................................................

70

Chapter 10: Troubleshooting.....................................................................

71

Setup troubleshooting ....................................................................................................

72

Removing and reinstalling the drivers software .......................................................

74

Jams and misfeeds troubleshooting...............................................................................

75

Clearing a paper jam ................................................................................................

76

Print and copy troubleshooting ......................................................................................

84

Print quality troubleshooting...........................................................................................

85

Scan troubleshooting .....................................................................................................

88

Fax troubleshooting .......................................................................................................

89

Error messages troubleshooting ....................................................................................

91

Contents

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Notices

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Index............................................................................................................

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Contents

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1 Finding information about the MFP

The Lexmark™ X340/X340n/X342n Multifunction Printer (MFP) comes with the following resources:

Setup sheet

Description

Where to find

The Setup sheet gives you instructions for setting

You can find this document in the MFP box or on the

up hardware and software.

Lexmark Web site.

 

 

User’s Guide

Description

Where to find

The User’s Guide gives you instructions for using

You can find this document on the Lexmark Web site or

the MFP and other information such as:

on the software CD that came with the MFP.

Maintenance

 

Troubleshooting

 

Safety

 

 

 

 

CD

Description

Where to find

The CD contains drivers, software, and

You can find this CD in the MFP box. See the Setup

publications files.

sheet for installation instructions.

 

 

Finding information about the MFP

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Readme file

Description

Where to find

This file contains late-breakinginformation about

To access the Readme file:

the MFP and software that does not appear in

1

Click StartÆ Programsor All ProgramsÆ

other documentation, as well as information

 

Lexmark Æ Lexmark X34x Series.

specific to your operating system.

 

2

Select Readme.

 

 

 

 

Web site

Description

Where to find

Our Web site contains a variety of information.

Visit our Web site at www.lexmark.com.

Note: All paths for the Web site are subject to

1

Go to the Web site.

change.

2

Select a country or region from the drop-downlist in

 

 

 

the upper-leftcorner of the page.

 

3

Select the link for the information you need.

 

 

 

Record the following information (located on the store receipt and the back of the MFP), and have it ready when you contact us so that we may serve you faster:

Machine Type number:

Serial number:

Date purchased:

Store where purchased:

Finding information about the MFP

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2 Setting up the MFP

Before unpacking your MFP, select a level, stable surface on which to set it. Allow adequate space for air circulation and opening covers and trays.

 

Clearance space

Front

400 mm (16 in.)

 

 

Back

175 mm (8 in.)

 

 

Right

127 mm (3 in.)

 

 

Left

50 mm (2 in.)

 

 

Top

175 mm (7 in.)

 

 

Setting up the MFP

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Installing an overlay for another language

These instructions apply only if you received one or more additional language overlays with the MFP.

1 Lift and remove the overlay.

2Choose the correct overlay for your language.

3Align the overlay with the buttons on the MFP, and then press down until the overlay locks into place.

Installing an overlay for another language

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Installing an additional paper tray

Your MFP supports one optional paper tray that lets you load up to 550 sheets of paper.

CAUTION: If you are installing a550-sheetpaper tray after setting up the MFP, turn the MFP off, and unplug the power cord from the wall outlet before continuing.

1Unpack the 550-sheetpaper tray, and remove any packing material.

2Place the paper tray in the location you have chosen for your MFP.

3Align the holes in the MFP with the positioning posts on the 550–sheetpaper tray, and lower the MFP into place.

4Click StartÆ SettingsÆ Printersor Printers and Faxes. or

Click StartÆ Control PanelÆ Printers and Other HardwareÆ Printers and Faxes.

5Select the MFP icon.

6Click FileÆ Properties.

7Click the Device Settingstab.

8Select Tray2 from the Installable Options list.

9Select 550-Sheet Tray from thedrop-downmenu.

10Click Apply.

11Click OK.

Installing an additional paper tray

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12Connect the power cord to a wall outlet.

13Press the Power switch.

Getting the MFP ready to print and scan

Installing the software for USB attach

You can install printer drivers and scan software for the following operating systems using the

Software and Documentation CD:

Windows 2003

Windows 2003 x64

Windows XP

Windows XP x64

Windows 2000

Note: Drivers for Windows XP x64 bit Edition are available atwww.lexmark.com.

1Insert the Software and DocumentationCD.

2Follow the instructions on the screen.

3Connect the USB cable, and turn on the printer.

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The Plug and Play screen appears, and a printer object is created in the printers folder of the computer.

If the software installation screen does not appear:

1From the desktop, double-clickMy Computer.

For Windows XP, click Start to access theMy Computer icon.

2Double-clicktheCD-ROM drive icon. If necessary,double-clicksetup.exe.

Getting the MFP ready to print and scan

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3When the software installation screen appears, click Install orInstall Now.

4Follow the instructions on the computer screen to complete the installation.

Installing the software for network attach (X342n only)

You can install printer drivers and scan software for the following operating systems using the

Software and Documentation CD:

Windows 2003

Windows 2003 x64

Windows XP

Windows XP x64

Windows 2000

Note: Drivers for Windows XP x64 bit Edition are available atwww.lexmark.com.

1 Connect the ethernet cable, and turn on the printer.

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2

2Insert the Software and DocumentationCD.

3Follow the instructions on the screen.

The Plug and Play screen appears, and a printer object is created in the printers folder of the computer.

Note: The ethernet connection will not work if the USB connection is being used. Only one connection port can be used at a time.

If the software installation screen does not appear:

1From the desktop, double-clickMy Computer.

For Windows XP, click Start to access theMy Computer icon.

2Double-clicktheCD-ROM drive icon. If necessary,double-clicksetup.exe.

Getting the MFP ready to print and scan

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3 When the software installation screen appears, clickInstall orInstall Now.

Follow the instructions on the computer screen to complete the installation.

Getting the MFP ready to fax

You can connect the printer to equipment such as a telephone, an answering machine, or a computer modem. If problems occur, see Setup troubleshooting on page 72.

Note: The printer is an analog device that works best when directly connected to the wall jack. Other devices (such as a telephone or answering machine) can be successfully attached to pass through the printer, as described in the setup steps. If you want a digital connection such as ISDN, DSL, or ADSL, athird-partydevice (such as a DSL filter) is required.

You do not need to attach the printer to a computer, but you do need to connect it to a telephone line to send and receive faxes.

You can connect the printer to other equipment. See the following table to determine the best way to set up the printer.

Connecting directly to a telephone wall jack

CAUTION: Use only a 26 AWG or larger telecommunications(RJ-11)cord when connecting this product to the public switched telephone network.

Connect the MFP directly to a telephone wall jack to make copies or send and receive faxes without using a computer.

1Make sure you have a telephone cord and a telephone wall jack.

2Connect one end of the telephone cord into the LINE port of the MFP.

Getting the MFP ready to fax

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3 Connect the other en of the telephone cord into an active telephone wall jack.

Note: For more information on connecting the MFP to telecommunications equipment, see the additional setup instructions that came with the MFP. Setup steps may vary depending on your country or region.

Connecting to a telephone

Connect a telephone to the MFP to use the fax line as a normal telephone line. Then set up the printer wherever your telephone is located to make copies or send and receive faxes without using a computer.

1Make sure you have the following:

A telephone

Two telephone cords

A telephone wall jack

2Connect one telephone cord to the LINE port of the MFP, and then plug it into an active telephone wall jack.

Getting the MFP ready to fax

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3 Remove the protective plug from the EXT portof the MFP.

4Connect the other telephone cord to a telephone, and then plug it into the EXT port of the MFP.

Note: For more information on connecting the MFP to telecommunications equipment, see the additional setup instructions that came with the MFP. Setup steps may vary depending on your country or region.

Getting the MFP ready to copy

The X340/X340n/X342n can be used as a stand-alonecopier and does not require additional setup or connection to a computer or a network.

Getting the MFP ready to copy

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3 Learning about the MFP

Understanding the parts of the MFP

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Use the

To

 

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ADF paper support

Extend to support longer media.

 

2

Paper guides

Make sure paper feeds correctly.

 

3

Automatic Document

Copy, scan, or fax multiple–pagedocuments.

 

Feeder (ADF)

 

 

4

Top cover

Access the scanner glass.

 

5

Control panel

Operate the MFP. For more information, see Using the control

 

 

panel buttons on page 20.

 

6

Output paper support

Hold longer paper in the front output tray.

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Use the

To

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Front output tray

Hold paper as it exits the MFP.

 

 

 

8

Front cover

Access the toner cartridge.

 

 

 

9

Paper tray

Load paper automatically.

 

 

 

10

Manual feeder

Load paper manually.

 

 

 

11

Paper level indicator

Verify the level of paper in the paper tray.

 

 

 

12

Access button

Release the front cover.

 

 

 

13

Scanner glass

Scan, copy, or fax a single–pagedocument.

 

 

 

14

Scanner lock

Lock the scanner unit during transport.

 

 

 

Understanding the parts of the MFP

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Use the

To

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Rear hinges

Lift the top cover to fit thicker documents, such as books.

 

 

 

16

Power switch

Turn the MFP on or off.

 

 

 

17

Power supply port

Connect the MFP to a power source.

 

 

 

18

Dust cover

Protect longer sizes of paper that may extend beyond the edge of

 

 

the MFP.

 

 

 

19

Rear cover

Remove heavier paper from the printer as it exits.

 

 

 

20

Ethernet port

Connect the MFP to a network using an ethernet cable.

 

 

Note: This port is only available on the X342n. The ethernet port

 

 

and the USB port cannot be used at the same time.

 

 

 

21

USB port

Connect the MFP to a computer using a USB cable.

 

 

 

22

LINE port

Connect the MFP to an active telephone line to send and receive

 

 

faxes.

 

 

 

23

EXT port

Connect the MFP to a telephone or answering machine.

 

 

 

24

Handles

Lift the MFP.

 

 

 

Understanding the parts of the MFP

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Using the control panel buttons

The display shows:

MFP status

Messages

Menus

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2

3

4

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6

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12

11

10

9 8

 

Press

To

1

Copy

Access the Copy mode to make copies.

 

 

Note: The mode is selected when the button light is on.

 

 

 

2

Fax

Access the Fax mode to fax.

 

 

Note: The mode is selected when the button light is on.

 

 

 

3

Scan

Access the Scan mode to scan.

 

 

Note: The mode is selected when the button light is on.

 

 

 

4

Scale

Control the size of a copied document as compared to its original size.

 

 

 

5

Collate

Control the sequence in which multiple-pagejobs are completed.

 

 

 

6

Options (Copy)

• Adjust the paper source.

 

 

• Adjust the paper saver settings.

 

 

 

7

Speed Dial buttons

Access any of the first five programmed shortcuts.

 

 

 

8

Shift

Access shortcuts 6–10.

 

 

Note: PressShift, and then press the first speed dial button to dial shortcut

 

 

6. Press Shift, and then press the second speed dial button to dial shortcut

 

 

7, and so on.

 

 

 

9

Options (Fax)

• Access the Broadcast function.

 

 

• Delay sending a fax.

 

 

• Cancel a fax.

 

 

 

10

(On/Off Hook)

Manually send or receive a fax.

 

 

 

Using the control panel buttons

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