Konica Minolta ip421ev211 User Manual

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
IP-421
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  • Page 1INSTRUCTION MANUAL IP-421 Read this manual before printing. Keep readily available for reference.
  • Page 2Thank you very much for purchasing the IP-421. This INSTRUCTION MANUAL includes instructions for making prints, correct handling of the...
  • Page 3 SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT This package contains the following materials provided by Konica Corporation (Konica): software included as part of...
  • Page 4Contents Contents ■ Introduction ...................................................................................................... v ■ About Supplied Items .......................................................................................vi ■ About This Manual ......................................................................................... vii ■ System Requirements...
  • Page 5 Contents Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ........................................................................4-1 ■ Contents of this Chapter ............................................................................... 4-2 ■ About the Control Panel...
  • Page 6Contents Chapter 6 Printer EKC ......................................................................................6-1 ■ Overview of the Printer EKC ........................................................................ 6-2 ● Setting of Printer EKC ......................................................................................................
  • Page 7: Introduction Introduction ■ Introduction The IP-421 is a print controller designed to be housed in the Konica 7020 Copier/Printer, and...
  • Page 8: About Supplied ItemsIntroduction ■ About Supplied Items The following items are supplied with the IP-421 Print controller: • User Software CD •...
  • Page 9: About This Manual Introduction ■ About This Manual This manual describes how to operate the Konica IP-421 print controller when the Konica...
  • Page 10: System RequirementsIntroduction ■ System Requirements ● Windows The following are required to print from Windows®-compliant computers to the Print Controller. •...
  • Page 11: Conventions Used in this Manual Introduction ■ Conventions Used in this Manual • Notation of each product The following abbreviations are used in this...
  • Page 12: Chapter 1 OverviewChapter 1 Overview ■ Contents of this Chapter ...................................... 1-2 ■ Overview of the Print Controller........................... 1-3 ● Print Controller...
  • Page 13Chapter 1 Overview ■ Contents of this Chapter This chapter describes the layout of the Print controller. For a description...
  • Page 14 Chapter 1 Overview ■ Overview of the Print Controller ● Print Controller and Printer Engine The print controller enables...
  • Page 15Chapter 1 Overview Copy Mode, FAX Mode and Printer / Scanner Mode Every mode of the copier operation panel can...
  • Page 16 Chapter 1 Overview ● Print Controller Hardware Configuration Basic Configuration Configuration of the print controller is as follows: Control...
  • Page 17Chapter 1 Overview ● Data Flow Computer Browser Application HTML Print Commands Printer Driver Spooler Ethernet I/F Parallel I /...
  • Page 18 Chapter 1 Overview ● How to Use Memory Most print controller memory is used for rasterizing images and the...
  • Page 19Chapter 1 Overview ● General View The print controller is mounted onto the copier. The following shows the general view...
  • Page 20 Chapter 1 Overview ■ About the Printer Driver ● Compliant OS The printer driver can be used on the...
  • Page 21: Chapter 2 SetupChapter 2 Setup ■ Contents of this Chapter ...................................... 2-2 ■ Installation of the Printer Driver ..................................... 2-3 ● Before...
  • Page 22Chapter 2 Setup ■ Contents of this Chapter To use the printing system, connect the printing system to computers by...
  • Page 23 Chapter 2 Setup ■ Installation of the Printer Driver ● Before Installation Models and Computer Environment The print controller...
  • Page 24Chapter 2 Setup 3. Double-click the [Add Printer] icon of the [Printers] window. The [Add Printer Wizard] to install the...
  • Page 25 Chapter 2 Setup Installation Using [Add Printer] In this method, only the printer driver is installed. 1. Turn on...
  • Page 26Chapter 2 Setup ● Uninstalling the Printer Driver 1. Quit all active Windows applications. 2. Click the [Start] button of...
  • Page 27 Chapter 2 Setup ■ Printing from Applications The method of printing depends upon your OS or applications. Printing with...
  • Page 28Chapter 2 Setup ■ Contents of Settings The displayed screen depends on your OS. Certain tabs may not be displayed...
  • Page 29 Chapter 2 Setup [Overlay] tab [Watermarks] tab Symbol / Shade / Size / Position Watermark / Font / Position...
  • Page 30Chapter 2 Setup ● Windows NT4.0 Click [Start]-[Settings]-[Printers] so that the [Printers] window appears. Right-click on the Printer icon in...
  • Page 31 Chapter 2 Setup [Options] tab [Setup] tab Outline soft fonts / Bitmap soft fonts / Rasters Available options /...
  • Page 32Chapter 2 Setup ● Windows 2000 Click [Start]-[Settings]-[Printers] so that the [Printers] window appears. Right-click on the Printer icon in...
  • Page 33 Chapter 2 Setup [Setup] tab [FAX] tab Available options / Installed options / Installed memory Mode Selection / Fax...
  • Page 34: Chapter 3 Printer DriverChapter 3 Printer Driver ■ Contents of this Chapter ..................................... 3-2 ■ Working Environment ......................................... 3-3 ● Compliant OS ..................................................................
  • Page 35Chapter 3 Printer Driver ■ Contents of this Chapter This chapter fully describes the functions of the Printer Driver installed...
  • Page 36 Chapter 3 Printer Driver ■ Working Environment ● Compliant OS The Printer Driver can be used on the following...
  • Page 37Chapter 3 Printer Driver Windows95/98/Me 1. Click [Start]-[Settings]-[Printers], right-click the [KONICA IP-421 PCL] icon, and then click [Properties]. The following...
  • Page 38 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Windows NT4.0/2000 1. Click [Start]-[Settings]-[Printers], right-click the [KONICA IP-421 PCL] icon, and then click [Properties]....
  • Page 39Chapter 3 Printer Driver Setting details of each tab [General] tab Enables a print test of a printer. [Details] tab...
  • Page 40 Chapter 3 Printer Driver ■ Printer Driver Function List The following list summarizes functions (Setting items) which can be...
  • Page 41Chapter 3 Printer Driver Classification Setting Items Set Value Description This function is used to specify the Paper tab Copies...
  • Page 42 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Classification Setting Items Set Value Description This function is used to print image with Negative...
  • Page 43Chapter 3 Printer Driver Classification Setting Items Set Value Description Mode Selection FAX / Printer Specify where to output the...
  • Page 44 Chapter 3 Printer Driver ■ Description of Printer Driver Functions Functions (setting items) which can be set with the...
  • Page 45Chapter 3 Printer Driver New Driver Click the [Details] tab, then click the [▼] button next to the field [Print...
  • Page 46 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Spool data format Select [Spool data format] either from EMF or RAW. Print directly to...
  • Page 47Chapter 3 Printer Driver Orientation This function is used to specify orientation. Default is Portrait. Paper size Select the paper...
  • Page 48 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Duplex Select the Duplex setting from the list shown by clicking the [▼] button. Default...
  • Page 49Chapter 3 Printer Driver To select offset click [Features - Offset] from the list shown by using the [▼] button....
  • Page 50 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Combination To select Combination click [Features - Combination] from the list shown by using the...
  • Page 51Chapter 3 Printer Driver Back Cover To select Back Cover click [Features - Back Cover] from the list shown by...
  • Page 52 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Password Print When [Password Print] is checked, you can use the password print function to...
  • Page 53Chapter 3 Printer Driver [Graphics] tab Halftoning Select the Halftoning setting by clicking the desired options. The settings you can...
  • Page 54 Chapter 3 Printer Driver [Options] tab Layout Pages per sheet You can select the number of document pages to...
  • Page 55Chapter 3 Printer Driver Scaling Scaling is at 100% by default. The setting can be changed in the range of...
  • Page 56 Chapter 3 Printer Driver Separation Define how far apart you want multiple watermarks to be on the page. If...
  • Page 57Chapter 3 Printer Driver Adjustment type Select [Move] or [Rotate] by clicking the radio button. When [Move] is selected, you...
  • Page 58 Chapter 3 Printer Driver [Overlay] tab Symbol File The bitmap files used for the overlay will appear in the...
  • Page 59Chapter 3 Printer Driver [FAX] tab Choose this tab when you intend to use the PC-FAX function. For settings the...
  • Page 60: Chapter 4 Control Panel SetupChapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ Contents of this Chapter ...................................... 4-2 ■ About the Control Panel ...................................... 4-3 ●...
  • Page 61Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ Contents of this Chapter This chapter describes the printer mode basic screen, the setup...
  • Page 62 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ About the Control Panel ● The Copier Control Panel SCANNER/PRINTER LED [SCANNER/PRINTER] button...
  • Page 63Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● How to Enter Settings on the LCD Panel Enter settings from the printer mode...
  • Page 64 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● Printer Menu Screen The following printer menu screen is displayed by pressing the...
  • Page 65Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● Editing Print Jobs When [Copy] - [Job List] key on the printer menu screen...
  • Page 66 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ Configuration of Printer Setting Menu 1 Test Print Men mu 1 PCL Demo...
  • Page 67Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ Functions of the Printer Setting ● Test Print Menu Select [1. Test Print Menu]...
  • Page 68 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup [3. Job Time Out] Select [2. Controller Set] - [3. Job Time Out] on...
  • Page 69Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● Set Default Select [3. Set Default] on the Printer Menu screen to display the...
  • Page 70 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● Password Print A Confidential Output feature enables you to password protect specific print...
  • Page 71Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ● On the control panel: 8. Press the [PRINTER/SCANNER] button to display the printer mode...
  • Page 72 Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup ■ Key Operator Setting The key operator setting feature allows you to change the...
  • Page 73Chapter 4 Control Panel Setup [PRINT W/O key count] You can set the printer working to remove the key counter...
  • Page 74: Chapter 5 ScannerChapter 5 Scanner ■ Brief Description of the Network Scanner ........... 5-2 ■ Pre-operations ..................................................... 5-3 ● Compliant OS for...
  • Page 75Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Brief Description of the Network Scanner Original document images scanned into the E-RDH memory from the...
  • Page 76 Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Pre-operations To use the printing system as a scanner, a Konica Network Scanner Driver must...
  • Page 77Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Scanning from the copier Document images scanned by the copier can be stored on the print...
  • Page 78 Chapter 5 Scanner When using the system as a scanner, it is recommended that box numbers be previ- ously...
  • Page 79Chapter 5 Scanner ● Scanner setting screen Features (1) [Box No.] key Allows you to enter a box number. Pressing...
  • Page 80 Chapter 5 Scanner (7) [Quality] key Allows you to select the resolution. The default Quality setting depends on the...
  • Page 81Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Scanner Application Functions This screen allows you to set each application function such as Dual Page,...
  • Page 82 Chapter 5 Scanner [MEMORY] Sets/ cancels the Memory mode. When the memory mode is set up, you cannot upload...
  • Page 83Chapter 5 Scanner [Reverse Image] Allows you to enable/disable the reverse image mode. This feature cannot be used in combination...
  • Page 84 Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Reading in Scanned Data TWAIN-equipped applications are used to read in scanned data. Select a...
  • Page 85Chapter 5 Scanner Functions [Box No. Selection] key Click this key when changing only the box number of the currently...
  • Page 86 Chapter 5 Scanner ■ To import scanned data 1. Run the Application that conforms to TWAIN (Adobe PhotoShop LE)....
  • Page 87Chapter 5 Scanner 7. After selecting a scanner, click [Connection]. The Konica Network Scanner Driver main window will appear. 8....
  • Page 88 Chapter 5 Scanner ■ To delete scanned data Perform the following steps to delete a scanned data file from...
  • Page 89Chapter 5 Scanner ■ Setting the Konica Network Scanner Driver You can set up the various elements of the scanner...
  • Page 90: Chapter 6 Printer EKCChapter 6 Printer EKC ■ Overview of the Printer EKC............................... 6-2 ● Setting of Printer EKC ................................................... 6-2 ● Printing...
  • Page 91Chapter 6 Printer EKC ■ Overview of the Printer EKC Printer EKC is a feature use to manage the number...
  • Page 92 Chapter 6 Printer EKC ● EKC Limit If you try to exceed the limit previously set in Printer EKC,...
  • Page 93: Chapter 7 PC-FAXChapter 7 PC-FAX ■Brief Description of PC-FAX ................................. 7-2 ● Data Flow at PC-FAX ................................................... 7-2 ● PC-FAX Features ............................................................
  • Page 94Chapter 7 PC-FAX ■ Brief Description of PC-FAX The PC-FAX is a function that enables you to send a fax...
  • Page 95 Chapter 7 PC-FAX ● PC-FAX Features The following describes the items available on the [FAX] tab. [FAX] tab Mode...
  • Page 96Chapter 7 PC-FAX Enter Recipient You can either directly type in recipients or use a Phonebook. If you want to...
  • Page 97 Chapter 7 PC-FAX ■ Sending a Fax using PC-FAX The following describes how to send a fax using the...
  • Page 98Chapter 7 PC-FAX ● Fax Mode Setup The following describes how to set the Print After Send, Delay Transmission, Sub...
  • Page 99 Chapter 7 PC-FAX ■ Phonebook The Phonebook feature allows you to group information on individual persons or to create...
  • Page 100Chapter 7 PC-FAX ● Registering Personal Information and Groups Perform the following steps to register personal information and groups. The...
  • Page 101 Chapter 7 PC-FAX ● Registering Sync Transmission Groups Sync transmission groups can be registered by completing the following steps....
  • Page 102: Appendix A Trouble ShootingAppendix A Trouble Shooting ■ Basic Troubleshooting ......................... Appendix A-2 ■ General Problems of Printing ............. Appendix A-2 ● The...
  • Page 103Appendix A Troubleshooting ■ Basic Troubleshooting This section describes how to troubleshoot ordinary problems that may occur. If a problem...
  • Page 104 Appendix A Troubleshooting ● You cannot print the test print 1. Check the LCD of the copier Control Panel....
  • Page 105Appendix A Troubleshooting ■ Troubles Concerning the Scanner ● Cannot connect to the scanner If an error dialog appears when...
  • Page 106 Appendix A Troubleshooting ■ Checking on Unsuccessful jobs If print jobs are not output, you can check them on...
  • Page 107: Appendix B Product SpecificationsAppendix B Product Specifications ■ Product Specifications ........................ Appendix B-2 Print Controller INSTRUCTION MANUAL Appendix A-1
  • Page 108Appendix B Product Specifications ■ Product Specifications Model: IP-421 Print Controller Built into the Konica 7020 series Copier Paper size:...
  • Page 109 Appendix B Product Specifications Basic Configuration Control Board CPU: Pentium MMX-166MHz Program Memory: FLASH ROM (Compact Flash) System Memory:...
  • Page 110: Appendix C Font ListAppendix C Font List ■Internal Font List .................................. Appendix C-2 Print Controller INSTRUCTION MANUAL Appendix C-1
  • Page 111Appendix C Font List ■ Internal Font List IP-series Internal Fonts list Printer Appendix C-2 Print Controller INSTRUCTION MANUAL
  • Page 112 Appendix C Font List Print Controller INSTRUCTION MANUAL Appendix C-3
  • Page 113: INDEX INDEX INDEX A [About] tab ................................................ 3-26 Add Port ................................................... 3-11 B Back Cover ............................................... 3-18 C Collate .........................................................
  • Page 114 MANUFACTURER ● KONICA CORPORATION ● TOKYO JAPAN 2001. 4 IP421_INT_v210