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Lexmark Z51 Color Jetprinter Getting Started Manual

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Type: Getting Started Guide
Category: Printer
Pages: 10
Size: 0.32 MB

 

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Lexmark Z51

Getting Started

Color Jetprinter

 


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1

Prepare for setup

1

Unpack your printer. 

2

Remove all packing material from the printer.

3

IMPORTANT

: Before you connect your printer 

to your computer, make sure your printer and 
computer are powered off and unplugged.

Print 
cartridges

User’s Guide

Setup 
software

Power 
supply

Getting 
Started

2

Connect the parallel cable 

2a... 

to the printer

1

 

Use a parallel cable that supports bidirectional 

communication (IEEE 1284-compatible), such as 
Lexmark P/N 1329605.

Note:

If you are using Windows 98, you can use a 
USB (Universal Serial Bus) cable. For 
help, refer to the instructions in your 
printed User’s Guide.

2

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

1

 


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2

2b... 

to the computer

Make sure you tighten the screws.

3

Plug in your printer

3a. 

Connect both ends of the 
power supply

1

Connect the power supply to the printer.

2

Plug the power supply into an electrical outlet.

 


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3

3b. 

Press the Power button

 

If the Power light is on, continue with step 4.

If not, check your connections.

Power button

Power light

4

Install the print cartridges

4a. 

Raise the front cover

When you raise the front cover, the print cartridge 
carrier moves to the loading position.

 


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4

Color

Black

4b. 

Unpack the cartridges

 

1

Remove each new print cartridge from its 
packaging.

2

Remove the sticker and the transparent tape 
covering the gold area on the cartridges. 

Tape

Sticker

Avoid touching the 
gold contact area

4c. 

Insert the cartridges

 


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5

4d. 

Snap the cartridges into 

place

1

Push

 

back on the cartridges until they 

snap

 

securely into place.

If the print cartridges move loosely in the carrier, 
they are not locked into place. Make sure the 
cartridges snap into place.

2

Close the front cover.

SNAP

SNAP

5

5a.

 Prepare for loading

Paper exit 
tray

Media support

 


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6

5b. 

Place up to 100 sheets of 

plain paper in the auto-
matic feeder

 

Insert the paper against the right side of the 
automatic feeder.

5c. 

Adjust the media guide

Squeeze the release tab and media guide together 
and slide the media guide to the edge of the paper.

Release tab

Media guide

 


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7

6

Install the printer 
software

Before you install the printer software, make sure you 
shut down all running applications. 

To install the printer software, follow the steps for 
your operating system:

Windows 95, 98, and NT 4.0:

1

Make sure your computer is on and Windows is 
running.

IMPORTANT:

 If Windows displays a message 

indicating your printer has been found, select 

Cancel

. If the Update Device Driver Wizard 

appears, select 

Cancel

.

2

Insert the Lexmark Z51 Color Jetprinter CD 
into your CD-ROM drive.

If the Lexmark Z51 Printer Software menu 
screen appears after a few moments, continue 
with step 3
.

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

a

From the Start menu, choose 

Run

.

b

In the Open: text box, type the letter of 
your CD-ROM drive, followed by 

:\setup

 

(for example, 

d:\setup

), then click

 OK

.

3

When the Lexmark Z51 Printer Software menu 
screen appears, click the 

Install Printer Software

 

button.

4

Follow the instructions on your screen.

 


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8

Windows 3.1 and 3.11:

1

Make sure your computer is on and Windows is 
running.

2

Insert the Lexmark Z51 Color Jetprinter CD 
into your CD-ROM drive.

3

From the Program Manager menu bar, choose 

File

, then choose 

Run

.

4

In the Command-Line: text box, type the letter of 
your CD-ROM drive, followed by 

:\setup

 (for 

example, 

d:\setup

), then click

 OK

.

5

When the Lexmark Z51 Printer Software menu 
screen appears, click the 

Install Printer Software

 

button.

6

Follow the instructions on your screen.

OS/2:

1

Open an OS/2 Window.

2

Insert the Lexmark Z51 Color Jetprinter CD 
into your CD-ROM drive.

3

From an OS/2 prompt, type the letter of your CD-
ROM drive, followed by 

:\setupos2

 (for example, 

d:\setupos2

), then press 

Enter

.

4

Click 

Install Drivers and Documentation

. Click 

OK

.

5

Follow the instructions on your screen.

Refer to the Lexmark Z51 User’s Guide for 
information on how to install the printer software 
from diskettes.

 


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9

Congratulations!

 

You have successfully set up your printer. Refer to 
your Lexmark Z51 User’s Guide (or CD-ROM if 
you are using Windows NT 4.0 or OS/2) for 
information about:

How to use the buttons and lights

How to print on plain paper and other media 

Quick Fixes for printer problems

Caring for your printer

Lexmark Customer Support 
Center

Lexmark Customer Support Center

1-800-Lexmark

539-6275

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

Hours of Operation:

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

Or you may contact Lexmark at: 

http://www.lexmark.com

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 _______________________

(USA and Canada)