Basic Printing Procedure

This section describes the basic procedure for printing from an application, taking Adobe Reader as an example.
The printing procedure may differ depending on the application you are using.
Before printing, see "Attention (Basic Printing)."
Load paper in the paper drawer.
Open the PDF file to be printed using Adobe Reader.
Select [Print] from the [File] menu.
Configure the printing preferences.
Select this printer.
You can change the printer name in the printer folder ( "Basic Operations/Various Information for Windows").
Configure the printing preferences.
Click [Properties].
Specify the settings for [Page Size] and [Output Size].
Display the [Page Setup] sheet.
Select the page size of the document created by an application.
Select if the size of the paper to be printed is different from that of the data.
If the [Page Size] setting and [Output Size] setting are different
The print is automatically reduced or enlarged to fit on the page.
Specify the setting for [Paper Type].
Display the [Paper Source] sheet.
Select the type of the paper loaded in the paper source.*
Specify the setting according to the paper type as follows.
Paper Type
Setting for [Paper Type]
Plain paper (70 to 85 g/m²)
[Plain 1]*1 (Default)
Plain paper (75 to 90 g/m²)
[Plain 2]*1 *2
Plain paper (60 to 74 g/m²)
[Thin 1]
[Thin 2]*3
Heavy paper (86 to 120 g/m²)
[Heavy 1]*2
Heavy paper (121 to 163 g/m²)
[Heavy 2]
(black and white printing only)
Index Card
[Heavy 2]
Envelope Monarch, Envelope No. 10 (COM10), and Envelope DL:
[Envelope H]*4
Envelope C5:
[Envelope H]
Coated paper (100 to 110 g/m²)
[Coated 1]
Coated paper (111 to 130 g/m²)
[Coated 2]
Coated paper (131 to 160 g/m²)
[Coated 3]
Coated paper (161 to 220 g/m²)
[Coated 4]
If you want to print paper of 75 to 85 g/m², you can specify either of [Plain 1] or [Plain 2].*5
If you want to print paper of 86 to 90 g/m², you can specify either of [Plain 2] or [Heavy 1].*5
If the printed paper curls (the printed side curls outward) when 60 g/m² paper is printed with [Thin 1] selected, select [Thin 2].
If you want to improve the toner fixation when printed with [Envelope] selected, select [Envelope H].
If either setting causes the following problems and so on, specify the other setting to print.
Output paper curls.
Residual images appear on non-printed areas.
The toner does not fix onto paper well, and the printing comes out faint.
About [Apply Device Settings]
Selecting [Apply Device Settings] uses the [Paper Type] setting in the [Paper Source Settings] dialog box in the Printer Status Window.
(For details on the procedure for setting [Paper Type] in the [Paper Source Settings] dialog box, see "Registering the Paper Size and Type.")
When [Apply Device Settings] is selected with the [Paper Type] setting set to [Free] in the [Paper Source Settings] dialog box, the job is printed as [Plain 1].
Specify the other printing preferences as needed.
"Useful Printing Functions" describes the printing procedures that use the various printing functions. Make full use of the functions of this printer.
For details on the settings
See Help.
Confirm the settings, then click [OK].
The [Print] dialog box reappears.
Click [OK].
The printer starts printing.
 If the printer cannot print properly