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Lexmark 1100 User Manual

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Type: User Guide
Category: Printer
Pages: 12
Size: 0.25 MB

 

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1

Unpack your printer

Remove all tape and packing material from the 
Lexmark 1100 Color Jetprinter™.

Do not install the print cartridge 

until you are 

prompted to do so during the software installation. 

Print 
cartridge

Setup booklet

Paper support

Paper exit tray

Setup 
software

Paper Feed 
button

Power cord

User’s Guide

2

Attach the paper exit tray

2a.

 Rotate the printer onto its 

back

 


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2b.

 Attach the exit tray

1

Align the tabs on the paper exit tray with the slots 
on the base of the printer.

2

Gently press the printer and paper exit tray 
together until the exit tray snaps into place.

2c.

 Rotate the printer to its 

upright position

 


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3

Install the paper support

1

Locate the slots on the back of the printer.

2

Push the paper support tabs into the slots until 
they snap into place.

3

Make sure the paper support is in the upright 
position as shown.

Slots

Paper 
support

Tabs

4

Connect the parallel cable 

4a.

 Connect the cable to the 

printer

Use a parallel cable that supports bidirectional 
communication (IEEE 1284-compatible), such as 
Lexmark P/N 1329605.

Parallel cable

 


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4b.

 Secure the connections

1

Fasten the metal clips on the printer to the parallel 
cable.

2

Connect the parallel cable to the computer. Make 
sure you tighten the screws.

5

Plug in your printer

1

Connect the power cord to the printer.

2

Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet.

You will hear some movement inside the printer 
when you plug it in.

Power cord

 


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6

Load paper

6a.

 Pull the paper load lever 

toward you

 

6b.

 Insert paper

Load up to 30 sheets of paper against the right side 
of the sheet feeder.

Note:

Overloading the printer may cause paper 
jams or misfeeds.

 


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6c.

 Adjust the paper guide

Slide the paper guide to the left edge of the paper.

6d.

 Push the paper load lever 

away from you

 


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7

Install the printer 
software

The 

Lexmark 1000 Series compact disc

 includes 

printer drivers for Windows 95, 98, 3.1, and 3.11.

If your computer does not have a CD-ROM drive:

Visit our website at 

http://www.lexmark.com

 

to download a printer driver to your computer.

You can create driver diskettes using another 
computer with a CD-ROM drive and the 

Creating Diskette

 button on the CD that came 

with your printer.

Ask our Technical Support Center to mail you 
diskettes. Refer to the printer registration card 
for the number in your country.

Refer to the Lexmark 1100 User’s Guide for more 
information about installing from diskettes.

7a.

 Insert the CD-ROM

If Windows 95 or 98 displays a New Hardware 
Found screen and prompts you to install a printer 
driver, choose Do not install a driver and click 
OK.

 


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1

Make sure Windows is running on your computer.

2

Insert the Lexmark 1000 Series CD into your CD-
ROM drive.

If the menu screen appears after a few 
moments, continue with 

Step 7b

.

If nothing appears on the screen after a few 
moments, follow these steps:

a

Windows 95, 98

 

From the Start menu choose 

Run

.

Windows 3.1, 3.11

From the Windows Program Manager 
menu bar, choose 

File

, then choose 

Run

.

b

In the command-line text box, type the 
letter of your CD-ROM drive, followed 
by 

setup

 (for example, 

d:\setup

), and then 

click 

OK

.

7b.

 Install the printer driver

1

When the menu screen appears, click 

Install 

Printer Software

2

Follow the instructions on the screen. 

When the Install New Cartridge dialog appears, 
continue with 

Step 8

, “Install the print cartridge”.

 


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8

Install the print cartridge

8a.

 Open the front cover

8b.

 Unpack the print cartridge

1

Remove the new print cartridge from its 
packaging.

2

Remove the sticker and the transparent tape

 

covering the copper area on the cartridge. 

Sticker and tape

Do not touch the 
copper contact area!

 


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8c.

 Insert the cartridge

When the Install New Cartridge dialog appears, the 
cartridge carrier 

automatically

 moves to the load 

position inside the printer.

Insert the print cartridge into the cartridge carrier as 
shown.

8d.

 Snap the cartridge into 

place

Push

 back

 on the cartridge until it 

snaps

 securely 

into place.

Note:

If the print cartridge moves loosely in the 
carrier, it is not locked into place. Repeat this 
step.

 


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8e.

 Close the front cover

8f.

 Click “Cartridge Installed ”

In the printer software, click the appropriate 

Cartridge Installed

 button (depending on the type of 

cartridge you installed). 

Cancel

Black Cartridge Installed

Color Cartridge Installed

Install New Cartridge

Open the printer’s front cover and install a new 

cartridge then click on <Cartridge Installed> to indicate 

completion. If you are not installing a new cartridge, 

please click <Cancel>.

 


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8g.

 Align the print cartridge

You will be prompted to align your print cartridge. 
If you decide to align the cartridge, the printer prints 
a test page with a bidirectional alignment pattern. 
Each pattern has a number under it. 

Bidirectional Alignment Pattern 

1

On the printed test page, locate the number under 
the Bidirectional Alignment pattern that comes 
closest to forming a straight line.

2

In the Align Cartridge dialog box, enter the 
number as the Bidirectional Align setting.

3

Click 

OK

.

C

ongratulations!

You have successfully set up your printer. See the 
Lexmark 1100 User’s Guide for information on how 
to get the best performance from your printer.

Lexmark Technical Support Center

1-800-Lexmark 

(539-6275)

Outside the USA, see the printer registration card for 
the number appropriate for your country.

Lexmark Technical Support Center 
Hours of Operation

9 AM-9 PM Monday through Friday and 
12 PM-6PM Saturday and Sunday (Eastern Time).

Or you may contact Lexmark at: 

http://www.lexmark.com

Prior to contacting Lexmark, please have the 
following information available so we may serve 
you faster. (Located on the back of the printer)

Machine Type number _____________________
Serial number _____________________________
Date purchased____________________________
Store where purchased _____________________