Print

Layout

Menu item

Description

Sides

1-Sided*

2-Sided

Specify whether to print on one side or both sides of the paper.

Flip Style

Long Edge*

Short Edge

Determine which side of the paper is bound when performing two-sided printing.

Blank Pages

Print

Do Not Print*

Print blank pages that are included in a print job.

Collate

Off (1,1,1,2,2,2)

On (1,2,1,2,1,2)*

Keep the pages of a print job stacked in sequence, particularly when printing multiple copies of the job.

Separator Sheets

None*

Between Copies

Between Jobs

Between Pages

Insert blank separator sheets when printing.

Separator Sheet Source

Tray [x] (1*)

Multipurpose Feeder

Specify the paper source for the separator sheet.

Pages per Side

Off*

2 pages per side

3 pages per side

4 pages per side

6 pages per side

9 pages per side

12 pages per side

16 pages per side

Print multiple page images on one side of a sheet of paper.

Pages per Side Ordering

Horizontal*

Reverse Horizontal

Vertical

Reverse Vertical

Specify the positioning of multiple page images when using the Pages per Side menu.

Pages per Side Orientation

Auto*

Landscape

Portrait

Specify the orientation of multiple page images when using the Pages per Side menu.

Pages per Side Border

None*

Solid

Print a border around each page image when using the Pages per Side menu.

Copies

1–9999 (1*)

Specify the number of copies for each print job.

Print Area

Normal*

Fit to page

Whole Page

Set the printable area on a sheet of paper.


Finishing

Menu item

Description

Staple Job

Off*

1 staple, top left corner

2 staples, left

1 staple, top right corner

2 staples, top

1 staple, bottom left corner

2 staples, bottom

1 staple, bottom right corner

2 staples, right

Specify the staple position for all print jobs.

Note: This menu item appears only when a finisher is installed.

Staple Test

Start

Determine whether the staple finisher is functioning properly.

Note: This menu item appears only when a finisher is installed.

Hole Punch

Off*

On

Punch holes along the edge of the printed output.

Note: This menu item appears only when a multiposition staple, hole punch finisher is installed.

Hole Punch Mode

2 holes

3 holes

4 holes

Set the hole punch mode for the printed output.

Notes:

  • 3 holes is the U.S. factory default setting. 4 holes is the international factory default setting.
  • This menu item appears only when a multiposition staple, hole punch finisher is installed.
Offset Pages

None*

Between Copies

Between Jobs

Offset the output of each print job or each copy of a print job.

Notes:

  • Between Copies offsets each copy of a print job if Collate is set to On [1,2,1,2,1,2]. If Collate is set to Off [1,1,1,2,2,2], then each set of printed pages is offset, such as all page 1s and all page 2s.
  • Between Jobs sets the same offset position for the entire print job regardless of the number of copies printed.
  • This menu item appears only when a multiposition staple, hole punch finisher is installed.

Setup

Menu item

Description

Printer Language

PCL Emulation

PS Emulation*

Set the printer language.

Note: Setting a printer language default does not prevent a software program from sending print jobs that use another printer language.

Job Waiting

Off*

On

Preserve print jobs requiring supplies so that jobs not requiring the missing supplies can print.

Note: This menu item appears only when a printer hard disk is installed.

Job Hold Timeout

0–255 (30*)

Set the time in seconds that the printer waits for user intervention before it holds jobs that require unavailable resources and continues to print other jobs in the print queue.

Note: This menu item appears only when a printer hard disk is installed.

Printer Usage

Max Speed

Max Yield*

Determine how the color imaging unit operates during printing.

Notes:

  • When set to Max Yield, the color imaging unit slows or stops while printing groups of black-only pages.
  • When set to Max Speed, the color imaging unit always runs while printing, whether color or black pages are being printed.
Download Target

RAM*

Disk

Specify where to save all permanent resources, such as fonts and macros, that have been downloaded to the printer.

Note: This menu item appears only when a printer hard disk is installed.

Resource Save

Off*

On

Determine what the printer does with downloaded resources, such as fonts and macros, when it receives a job that requires more than the available memory.

Notes:

  • When set to Off, the printer retains downloaded resources only until memory is needed. Resources associated with the inactive printer language are deleted.
  • When set to On, the printer preserves all the permanent downloaded resources across all language switches. When necessary, the printer shows memory full messages instead of deleting permanent resources.
Print All Order

Alphabetical*

Newest First

Oldest First

Specify the order when you choose to print all held and confidential jobs.

Note: This menu item appears only when a printer hard disk is installed.

PJL File Access Control

Off*

On

Determine access to Printer Job Language (PJL) files.


Quality

Menu item

Description

Print Mode

Black and White

Color*

Set how the printer generates color content.

Print Resolution

4800 CQ*

1200 dpi

Set the resolution for the printed output.

Note: 4800 CQ provides high-quality output at maximum speed.

Toner Darkness

1 to 5 (4*)

Determine the lightness or darkness of text images.

Halftone

Normal*

Detail

Enhance the printed output to have smoother lines with sharper edges.

Color Saver

Off*

On

Reduce the amount of toner used to print graphics and images.

Note: When set to On, this setting overrides the value of the Toner Darkness setting.

RGB Brightness

-6 to 6 (0*)

Adjust the brightness, contrast, and saturation for color output.

Note: This setting does not affect files where CMYK color specifications are used.

RGB Contrast

0 to 5 (0*)

RGB Saturation

0 to 5 (0*)


Advanced Imaging

Menu item

Description

Color Balance

Cyan

-5 to 5 (0*)

Magenta

-5 to 5 (0*)

Yellow

-5 to 5 (0*)

Black

-5 to 5 (0*)

Reset Defaults

Adjust the amount of toner that is used for each color.

Color Correction

Off

Auto*

Manual

Modify the color settings used to print documents.

Notes:

  • Off sets the printer to receive the color correction from the software.
  • Auto sets the printer to apply different color profiles to each object on the printed page.
  • Manual allows the customization of the RGB or CMYK color conversions applied to each object on the printed page.
Color Samples

Print Color Samples

Print sample pages for each of the RGB and CMYK color conversion tables used in the printer.

Color Adjust

Calibrate the printer to adjust color variations in the printed output.

Spot Color Replacement

Set Custom CMYK

Assign specific CMYK values to twenty named spot colors.


Job Accounting

Menu item

Description

Job Accounting

Off*

On

Set the printer to create a log of the print jobs that it receives.

Note: This menu item appears only when a flash memory or hard disk is installed.

Accounting Log Frequency

Daily

Weekly

Monthly*

Specify how often the printer creates a log file.

Log Action at End of Frequency

None*

E-mail Current Log

E-mail & Delete Current Log

Post Current Log

Post & Delete Current Log

Specify how the printer responds when the frequency threshold expires.

Note: The value defined in Accounting Log Frequency determines when this action is triggered.

Log Near Full Level

Off

On (5)*

Specify the maximum size of the log file before the printer executes the Log Action at Near Full.

Log Action at Near Full

None*

E-mail Current Log

E-mail & Delete Current Log

E-mail & Delete Oldest Log

Post Current Log

Post & Delete Current Log

Post & Delete Oldest Log

Delete Current Log

Delete Oldest Log

Delete All But Current

Delete All Logs

Specify how the printer responds when the hard disk is nearly full.

Note: The value defined in Log Near Full Level determines when this action is triggered.

Log Action at Full

None*

E-mail & Delete Current Log

E-mail & Delete Oldest Log

Post & Delete Current Log

Post & Delete Oldest Log

Delete Current Log

Delete Oldest Log

Delete All But Current

Delete All Logs

Specify how the printer responds when hard disk usage reaches the maximum limit (100MB).

URL to Post Log

Specify where the printer posts job accounting logs.

E-mail Address to Send Logs

Specify the e-mail address to which the printer sends job accounting logs.

Log File Prefix

Specify the prefix for the log files.

Note: The current host name defined in the TCP/IP menu is used as the default log file prefix.


XPS

Menu item

Description

Print Error Pages

Off*

On

Print the error pages that the printer encountered while processing an XPS file.

Minimum Line Width

1–30 (2*)

Set the minimum stroke width.

Notes:

  • Jobs printed in 1200 dpi use the value directly.
  • Jobs printed in 4800 CQ use half the value.

PDF

Menu item

Description

Scale To Fit

Off*

On

Scale the page content to fit the selected paper size.

Annotations

Print

Do Not Print*

Specify whether to print annotations in the PDF.

Print PDF Error

Off

On*

Enable the printing of PDF error.


PostScript

Menu item

Description

Print PS Error

Off*

On

Print a page that describes the PostScript® error.

Note: When an error occurs, processing of the job stops, the printer prints an error message, and the rest of the print job is flushed.

Minimum Line Width

1–30 (2*)

Set the minimum stroke width.

Notes:

  • Jobs printed in 1200 dpi use the value directly.
  • Jobs printed in 4800 CQ use half the value.
Lock PS Startup Mode

Off

On*

Disable the SysStart file.

Image Smoothing

Off*

On

Enhance the contrast and sharpness of low-resolution images.

Note: This setting has no effect on images with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher.

Font Priority

Resident*

Flash/Disk

Establish the font search order.

Notes:

  • Resident sets the printer to search its memory for the requested font before searching the flash memory or printer hard disk.
  • Flash/Disk sets the printer to search the flash memory or printer hard disk for the requested font before searching the printer memory.
  • This menu item appears only when a flash memory or hard disk is installed.
Wait Timeout

Off

On* (40 seconds)

Enable the printer to wait for more data before canceling a print job.


PCL

Menu item

Description

Font Source

Resident*

Disk

Flash

All

Choose the source which contains the default font selection.

Notes:

  • Flash and Disk appear only when a flash memory or hard disk is installed.
  • For Flash and Disk to appear, make sure that they are not read- or write-protected.
Font Name

Courier*

Select a font from the specified font source.

Symbol Set

10U PC-8*

Specify the symbol set for each font name.

Note: A symbol set is a set of alphabetic and numeric characters, punctuation, and special symbols. Symbol sets support the different languages or specific programs such as math symbols for scientific text.

Pitch

0.08–100 (10*)

Specify the pitch for fixed or monospaced fonts.

Note: Pitch refers to the number of fixed-space characters in a horizontal inch of type.

Orientation

Portrait*

Landscape

Specify the orientation of text and graphics on the page.

Lines per Page

1–255

Specify the number of lines of text for each page printed through the PCL® datastream.

Notes:

  • This menu item activates vertical escapement that causes the selected number of requested lines to print between the default margins of the page.
  • 60 is the U.S. factory default setting. 64 is the international factory default setting.
PCL5 Minimum Line Width

1–30 (2*)

Set the initial minimum stroke width.

Notes:

  • Jobs printed in 1200 dpi use the value directly.
  • Jobs printed in 4800 CQ use half the value.
PCLXL Minimum Line Width

1–30 (2*)

A4 Width

198 mm*

203 mm

Set the width of the logical page on A4-size paper.

Note: Logical page is the space on the physical page where data is printed.

Auto CR after LF

Off*

On

Set the printer to perform a carriage return after a line feed control command.

Note: Carriage return is a mechanism that commands the printer to move the position of the cursor to the first position on the same line.

Auto LF after CR

Off*

On

Set the printer to perform a line feed after a carriage return control command.

Tray Renumber

Assign MP Feeder

Assign Tray [x]

Assign Manual Paper

Assign Manual Envelope

Configure the printer to work with a different print driver or custom application that uses a different set of source assignments to request a given paper source.

Choose from the following options:

Off*—The printer uses the factory default paper source assignments.

None—The paper source ignores the Select Paper Feed command.

0–199—Select a numeric value to assign a custom value to a paper source.

Tray Renumber

View Factory Defaults

Show the factory default value assigned for each paper source.

Tray Renumber

Restore Defaults

Restore the tray renumber values to their factory defaults.

Print Timeout

Off

On* (90 seconds)

Set the printer to end a print job after it has been idle for the specified amount of time.


HTML

Menu item

Description

Font Name

Times*

Set the font to use when printing HTML documents.

Font Size

1–255 (12*)

Set the font size to use when printing HTML documents.

Scale

1–400% (100*)

Scale HTML documents for printing.

Orientation

Portrait*

Landscape

Set the page orientation for HTML documents.

Margin Size

8–255 mm (19*)

Set the page margin for HTML documents.

Backgrounds

Do Not Print

Print*

Print background information or graphics in HTML documents.


Image

Menu item

Description

Auto Fit

On

Off*

Select the best available paper size and orientation setting for an image.

Note: When set to On, this menu item overrides the scaling and orientation settings for the image.

Invert

Off*

On

Invert bitonal monochrome images.

Note: This menu item does not apply to GIF or JPEG image formats.

Scaling

Anchor Top Left

Best Fit*

Anchor Center

Fit Height/Width

Fit Height

Fit Width

Adjust the image to fit the printable area.

Note: When Auto Fit is set to On, Scaling is automatically set to Best Fit.

Orientation

Portrait*

Landscape

Reverse Portrait

Reverse Landscape

Specify the orientation of text and graphics on the page.