Hardware

Available internal options

Installing a memory card

shock hazard caution icon CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.
  1. Turn off the printer, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  2. Using a flat-head screwdriver, remove the controller board access cover.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any controller board components or connectors.
  3. Unpack the memory card.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Avoid touching the connection points along the edge of the card.
  4. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place.

  5. Reattach the access cover.

  6. Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet, and then turn on the printer.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

Installing an internal solutions port

shock hazard caution icon CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.
  1. Turn off the printer, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  2. Using a flat-head screwdriver, remove the controller board access cover.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any controller board components or connectors.
  3. Unpack the internal solutions port (ISP) kit.

    ISP kit and accessories

    1

    ISP

    2

    Mounting bracket

    3

    Thumbscrews


  4. If necessary, remove the printer hard disk.

  5. Insert the bracket into the board until it clicks into place.

    Installing the plastic mounting bracket
  6. Attach the ISP to the bracket.

  7. If necessary, attach the hard disk to the ISP.

    1. Remove the hard disk bracket.

    2. Connect the hard disk to the ISP.

      Warning—Potential Damage: Do not touch or press the center of the hard disk.
  8. Reattach the access cover.

  9. Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet, and then turn on the printer.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

Installing an optional card

shock hazard caution icon CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.
  1. Turn off the printer, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  2. Using a flat-head screwdriver, remove the controller board access cover.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any components or connectors.
  3. Unpack the optional card.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Avoid touching the connection points along the edge of the card.
  4. Push the card firmly into place.

    Note: The entire length of the connector on the card must touch and be flush against the controller board.
    Warning—Potential Damage: Improper installation of the card may cause damage to the card and the controller board.
  5. Reattach the access cover.

  6. Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet, and then turn on the printer.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

Installing a printer hard disk

shock hazard caution icon CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.
  1. Turn off the printer, and then unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.

  2. Using a flat-head screwdriver, remove the controller board access cover.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any controller board components or connectors.
  3. Unpack the hard disk.

  4. Attach the hard disk to the controller board.

    Warning—Potential Damage: Do not touch or press the center of the hard disk.

    If an internal solutions port (ISP) is installed, then do the following:

    1. Remove the hard disk bracket.

    2. Attach the hard disk to the ISP.

  5. Reattach the access cover.

  6. Connect the power cord to the electrical outlet, and then turn on the printer.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

Installing optional trays

shock hazard caution icon CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD: To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.
tipping hazard caution icon CAUTION—TIPPING HAZARD: Installing one or more options on your printer or MFP may require a caster base, furniture, or other feature to prevent instability causing possible injury. For more information on supported configurations, see www.lexmark.com/multifunctionprinters.
  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet, and then from the printer.

  3. Unpack the optional tray, and then remove all packing material.

  4. Lift the printer using the side and rear handles.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: If the printer weight is greater than 20 kg (44 lb), then it may require two or more people to lift it safely.
    Note: If optional trays are already installed, then unlock them from the printer before lifting the printer. Do not try to lift the printer and trays at the same time.
  5. Align the printer with the optional tray, and then lower the printer until it clicks into place.

  6. Connect the power cord to the printer, and then to the electrical outlet.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.
  7. Turn on the printer.

If necessary, manually add the tray in the print driver to make it available for print jobs. For more information, see Adding available options in the print driver.

When installing more than one hardware option, follow this order of installation.

Installing the keyboard tray

  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Open door A.

  3. Remove the keyboard attach cover.

  4. Unpack the keyboard tray.

  5. Attach the keyboard to the base.

  6. Insert the keyboard tray.

  7. Close door A.

  8. Turn on the printer.

Installing the staple finisher

  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Open door C.

  3. Remove the paper bail.

  4. Remove the paper transport and staple finisher connector covers.

  5. Unpack the staple finisher.

  6. Insert the staple finisher until it clicks into place.

  7. Close door C.

    pinch hazard caution icon CAUTION—PINCH HAZARD: To avoid the risk of a pinch injury, keep hands clear of the labeled area when closing door C.
  8. Turn on the printer.

Installing the multiposition staple, hole punch finisher

tipping hazard caution icon CAUTION—TIPPING HAZARD: Installing one or more options on your printer or MFP may require a caster base, furniture, or other feature to prevent instability causing possible injury. For more information on supported configurations, see www.lexmark.com/multifunctionprinters.
  1. From the control panel, press and hold the power button for 5 seconds to turn off the printer.

  2. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet, and then from the printer.

  3. Lock the caster base wheels to keep the printer from moving.

  4. Open the covers at the side of the caster base.

  5. Open door C.

  6. Remove the paper bail.

  7. Remove the covers.

  8. Unpack the paper transport, and then remove the pieces of tape.

  9. Lift, and then align the paper transport to the printer.

  10. Firmly push the paper transport until it clicks into place.

  11. Close door C.

    pinch hazard caution icon CAUTION—PINCH HAZARD: To avoid the risk of a pinch injury, keep hands clear of the labeled area when closing door C.
  12. Unpack the multiposition staple, hole punch finisher, and then remove the pieces of tape.

  13. On a flat, sturdy, and stable surface, align the finisher to the printer.

    Note: Avoid installing the finisher on a carpeted surface.
  14. Push the finisher to the printer by applying pressure at the bottom of the finisher until it clicks into place.

    Check if the finisher and printer are properly locked by pulling hard the finisher away from the printer. If the finisher detaches from the printer, then repeat step 13 through step 14 until they are properly locked.

  15. When the finisher is locked, do the following:

    1. Open the bottom front door of the finisher.

    2. Turn the levers of the finisher counterclockwise until the levers are loose.

    3. Close the door.

  16. Check the gap between the printer and the finisher.

    If the gap is uneven, then do either of the following:

    1. To fix the gap at the top, rotate the side wheels of the finisher clockwise.

    2. To fix the gap at the bottom, rotate the side wheels of the finisher counterclockwise.

  17. Connect the power cords to the finisher and the printer, and then connect them to a properly grounded electrical outlet.

    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.
    standard caution icon CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY: Do not use this product with extension cords, multioutlet power strips, multioutlet extenders, or UPS devices. The power capacity of these types of accessories can be easily overloaded by a laser printer and may result in a risk of fire, property damage, or poor printer performance.
  18. Turn on the printer.

    If necessary, manually add the finisher in the print driver to make it available for print jobs.

    pinch hazard caution icon CAUTION—PINCH HAZARD: To avoid the risk of a pinch injury, keep hands clear of the labeled area during print jobs that use the stapler in the multiposition staple, hole punch finisher.