Panasonic KX-PS8000 Manual

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Utilities and Drivers 
Model No. 
KX-PS8000
Reference Guide
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Summary of Contents of manual for Panasonic KX-PS8000

  • Page 1 Utilities and Drivers Reference Guide Model No. KX-PS8000 Please carefully read the Operating Instructions and the Utilities and Drivers...
  • Page 2: Introduction Introduction This manual explains how to use the Digital Duplicator Utility, Scanner and Printer features. It consists of three...
  • Page 3: Digital Duplicator UtilityPart 1 Digital Duplicator Utility Table of Contents Digital Displaying the Digital Duplicator Utility Window . . . . ....
  • Page 4 Table of Contents Adjusting the Overall Color of an Image . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 5Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview Displaying the Digital Duplicator Utility Window To display the Digital Duplicator Utility main window, perform...
  • Page 6 Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview Names and Functions 19 18 17 1 16 2 3 15 4 5 14...
  • Page 7Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview No. Name Function Used to select an image type from the following selection. BColor Printed...
  • Page 8 Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview No. Name Function Specifies whether your document prints face up or face down in...
  • Page 9 Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview Option Buttons Various options for editing an image can be selected by clicking G...
  • Page 10 Digital Duplicator Utility Window Overview No. Button Name Function Used to select a unit of measurement Other Settings (inch...
  • Page 11Basic Tasks Using the Print Preview Window The Print Preview window allows you to preview the print image of the...
  • Page 12 Basic Tasks # $ % & ' # Prescan button Prescans a document and resets the Area Duplicate and...
  • Page 13 Basic Tasks ■ Changing the size of the Print Preview window Position the cursor on the edge of the...
  • Page 14 Basic Tasks ■ Simultaneously viewing the enlarged and divided image When the Segment is selected for the enlarged image...
  • Page 15 Basic Tasks Reducing or Enlarging the Output (Zoom) The zoom function reduces or enlarges the output on the printed...
  • Page 16 Basic Tasks % Height Zoom Value box Set the zoom value of the height by clicking F or G....
  • Page 17 Basic Tasks Changing the Zoom Value Change the zoom value by selecting an option from the Zoom Value box...
  • Page 18 Basic Tasks ■ Using the Width / Height Zoom Value boxes 1 Enter the zoom value in either the...
  • Page 19 Basic Tasks Printing an Enlarged Image on Multiple Pages You can enlarge the image and print it on multiple...
  • Page 20 Basic Tasks ■ Example: Enlarging a Letter size document to 140% and printing it on multiple pages Click G...
  • Page 21 Basic Tasks 3 Click on the Segment check box. The Document Size box appears at the bottom of the...
  • Page 22 Basic Tasks 4 Click the Document Size box, then click Letter. Note: BIf an image has been pasted in...
  • Page 23 Basic Tasks Shifting an Image The Shift function shifts (scrolls) the image. Note: BThe Shift function is not effective...
  • Page 24 Basic Tasks ■ Example: Shifting the image 0.5˝ on the left and 0.3˝ on the top. Click G of...
  • Page 25 Basic Tasks Background Reduction When a double side printed document is printed, the reverse side print may be visible...
  • Page 26 Basic Tasks Drag the slider to right or click H to reduce the background. 4 The setting range is...
  • Page 27 Basic Tasks Selecting Print Quality Three print quality modes (Standard, Fine and Enhanced) are available. Fine or Enhanced mode...
  • Page 28 Basic Tasks 3 Click the desired mode. 4 Click OK . BTo cancel the selection, click Cancel . The...
  • Page 29 Basic Tasks Creating a Mirror / Negative Image You can create a mirror or negative image of the original....
  • Page 30 Basic Tasks Creating a Negative Image 1 Click G Option . The option buttons appear. 2 Click the Negative/Positive...
  • Page 31 Basic Tasks Double Side Printing Single sided documents can be printed on both sides of the paper by using...
  • Page 32 Basic Tasks 7 Click G of the Media Type and select Paper 2nd Side. Media Type Click the Start...
  • Page 33 Basic Tasks Saving, Loading or Deleting a Setting The settings made in the Digital Duplicator Utility window can be...
  • Page 34 Basic Tasks Saving the Current Settings Click G Option . 1 The option buttons appear. Click the Memorize Settings...
  • Page 35 Basic Tasks 4 Enter a name for the setting. A maximum of 32 characters can be entered. (Example: color—zoom...
  • Page 36 Basic Tasks Loading a Saved Setting Click G Option . 1 The option buttons appear. 2 Click the Memorize...
  • Page 37 Basic Tasks Deleting a Setting 1 Click G Option . The option buttons appear. 2 Click the Memorize Settings...
  • Page 38 Basic Tasks Changing the Unit of Measurement (mm or inch) You can change the unit of measure to mm...
  • Page 39 Basic Tasks Enabling Jam Recovery ON Enabling Jam Recovery ON resumes the print job when the printer recovers from...
  • Page 40 Adjusting Colors You can adjust the overall color of the image using Hue, Chroma or Brightness options of the...
  • Page 41 Adjusting Colors # Before box Displays the original image. $ After color adjust. box Displays the result of an...
  • Page 42 Adjusting Colors Adjusting a Specific Color of an Image You can change a specific color without affecting other colors...
  • Page 43 Adjusting Colors % After color adjust. box Displays the result of adjustment. & Zoom Up button ( ) Enlarges...
  • Page 44 Adjusting Colors Click the color of the image you wish to change in the Before 3 box. The Color...
  • Page 45 Adjusting Colors Adjust the color by dragging a slider or clicking I or H in Hue, 4 Chroma or...
  • Page 46 Adjusting Colors Modifying Color Data To modify the color that is already stored in the Specific color editor box,...
  • Page 47 Adjusting Colors Deleting the Stored Color Data ■ Deleting a single color data Select the color data to be...
  • Page 48 Area Duplicate Area Duplicate Function The Area duplicate function allows you to select an area of an image, then...
  • Page 49 Area Duplicate Displaying the Area Duplicate Window 1 Click G Option . The option buttons appear. 2 Click the...
  • Page 50 Area Duplicate A pop-up menu that displays the available functions can also be used instead of function buttons. To...
  • Page 51 Area Duplicate Pasting an Area of an Image in the Layout Box 1 Select an area of the image....
  • Page 52 Area Duplicate BTo cancel the selection area, click the Delete ( ) button. The rectangle is deleted. BTo enlarge/reduce...
  • Page 53 Area Duplicate Layout box BTo delete the pasted image, click the Delete button ( ) in the Layout box....
  • Page 54 Area Duplicate Moving a Selection Area in the Original Box The image pasted in the Layout box changes by...
  • Page 55 Area Duplicate Resizing a Selection Area The image pasted in the Layout box is resized by resizing the selection...
  • Page 56 Area Duplicate Moving an Image in the Layout Box 1 Click inside an image that is to be moved...
  • Page 57 Area Duplicate ■ Resizing by entering digits 1 Click an image that is to be resized in the Layout...
  • Page 58 Area Duplicate Enter the Height/Width and/or the Vertical/Horizontal Position 3 of the image. You can enter the height/width of...
  • Page 59 Area Duplicate Creating a Mirror or Negative Image in the Layout Box 1 Click an image in the Layout...
  • Page 60 Area Duplicate Creating Multiple Images in the Layout Box Note: BThis function is effective only for one selection area....
  • Page 61 Area Duplicate Layout box BTo make the setting effective, click OK . The Area Duplicate window will be closed....
  • Page 62 Area Duplicate Duplicating an Image in the Layout Box Click the image you wish to copy in the Layout...
  • Page 63 Area Duplicate Enlarging an Image to Fit on Paper An image in the Layout box can be enlarged to...
  • Page 64 Area Duplicate Deleting an Image in the Layout Box Click the image you wish to delete in the Layout...
  • Page 65: Scanner FunctionPart 2 Scanner Function Table of Contents Displaying the Panasonic Scanner Driver Window . . . . . . ....
  • Page 66 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Displaying the Panasonic Scanner Driver Window To use the scanner driver, Corel PHOTO-PAINT or...
  • Page 67Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview ■ For Windows 3.1 1 From the Program Manager, click the Window menu. 2 Click...
  • Page 68 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Names and Functions # $ % & ' ( ) * + , -...
  • Page 69Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview & Image Type ( ☞ P.82) Selects a scanner image type. If you want to...
  • Page 70 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Scale Tab Click the Scale tab to set resolution or zoom. The result of...
  • Page 71Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview ■ When Zoom is selected The following features are available when Zoom is selected. #...
  • Page 72 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Image Tab Click the Image tab to display the following features. You can view...
  • Page 73Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Adjust Tab Click the Adjust tab to display the following features. You can view the...
  • Page 74 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview % Use Hyper-Tetra Adjustment Assigns the best color possible to represent the original image...
  • Page 75Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Filter Tab Click the Filter tab to display the following features. You can view the...
  • Page 76 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Saving, Loading or Deleting a Setting The settings made in the Scanner Driver window...
  • Page 77Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Saving a Setting You can save the settings currently used in the Panasonic Scanner Driver...
  • Page 78 Panasonic Scanner Driver Window Overview Loading a Setting You can load your favorite settings. You can also load the...
  • Page 79Scanning an Area of an Image Selecting a Scanning Area You can scan an area of the image using the...
  • Page 80 Scanning an Area of an Image Moving the Scanning Area 1 Position the mouse pointer inside the scanning area....
  • Page 81 Scanning an Area of an Image Resizing the Scanning Area 1 Position the mouse pointer ( scanning area. )...
  • Page 82 Hints for Scanning This section shows how selecting different features affect your original when it is printed. This section...
  • Page 83 Hints for Scanning Black & White Black & White 2colors Halftone Black & White Color 8colors Photo 83
  • Page 84 Hints for Scanning Color Halftone Color Photo (256) 84
  • Page 85 Hints for Scanning Color Depth (Full Color) 2 bit 4 bit 8 bit 85
  • Page 86 Hints for Scanning Dither (Color / Black & White Halftone) Dither A Dither B Dither C Error Diffusion 1...
  • Page 87 Hints for Scanning Error Diffusion 2 Error Diffusion 3 Error Diffusion 4 87
  • Page 88 Hints for Scanning Drop Out Color (Monochrome) Red Green Blue Factor Y 88
  • Page 89Adjusting Colors Intensity Using the Hyper-Tetra Adjustment You can adjust the color of the image using the Hyper-Tetra Adjustment window....
  • Page 90 Adjusting Colors Intensity Color Adjustment You can select Color Adjustment or Color Balance to adjust the image color. To...
  • Page 91 Adjusting Colors Intensity Adjust the color by performing the following steps. Drag each slider left or right, click I...
  • Page 92 Adjusting Colors Intensity ■ When Color Balance is selected # $ % # Red Lightens or darkens red. A...
  • Page 93 Adjusting Colors Intensity Using the Gamma Correction Displaying the Gamma Correction Window You can adjust the intensity of color(s)...
  • Page 94 Adjusting Colors Intensity # Gamma curve customize check box Clicking off this check box allows you to adjust the...
  • Page 95 Adjusting Colors Intensity Color Adjustment You can adjust the intensity of color(s) by using the Parameter scroll bar or...
  • Page 96 Adjusting Color Intensity ■ Using Gamma Curve Control Points 1 Click on the Gamma curve customize check box. A...
  • Page 97: Printer FunctionPart 3 Printer Function Table of Contents KX-PS8000 Displaying the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Window . . . . . . ....
  • Page 98 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 Displaying the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Window The KX-PS8000 window can be displayed from Printers...
  • Page 99KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 4 Click a tab to view the features. Details Tab ☞ P. 101 Paper...
  • Page 100 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 ■ For Windows 3.1 1 Double-click the Main icon and Control Panel icon,...
  • Page 101KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 Details Tab Note: BThis option is available only for Windows 95. # # Print...
  • Page 102 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 Paper Tab # $ % & ' ( ) # Paper size Selects...
  • Page 103KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 & Paper source Selects media by choosing the location (trays) or the type of...
  • Page 104 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 Graphics / Color Tab # $ % & ' ( ) # Print...
  • Page 105KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 $ Color Graphics type Color Graphics is a print style that simulates shades of...
  • Page 106 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 % Print quality Selects a print quality. Fast (300 dpi), Standard (600 dpi)...
  • Page 107KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 Option Tab # $ % & # Printer memory Selects the amount of memory...
  • Page 108 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows 95/3.1 $ Printer memory usage Determines how the printer memory is used, either for...
  • Page 109KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Displaying the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Default Document Properties Window The KX-PS8000 Default Document Properties...
  • Page 110 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 4 Click a tab to view the features. Page Setup Tab ☞...
  • Page 111KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Page Setup Tab # $ % & # Paper Size Selects a different...
  • Page 112 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 $ Paper Source Selects media by choosing the location (trays) or the...
  • Page 113KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Advanced Tab Two categories (Paper/Output and Document Options) for document settings are available....
  • Page 114 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 ■ Document Options # $ % & ' ( ) # Print...
  • Page 115KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 $ Print Quality Click on Print Quality to display its selections in the...
  • Page 116 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 & Output Order Specifies whether the document exits face up or face...
  • Page 117KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 ■ When Panasonic KX-PS8000 Document Settings is selected # $ # Undo Changed...
  • Page 118 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Displaying the Panasonic KX-PS8000 Properties Window Click Start , select Settings, then...
  • Page 119KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Ports Tab Note: BThis option is available only for Windows NT 4.0. #...
  • Page 120 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 ■ Installing the SCSI port Notes: BWhen printing through the SCSI port,...
  • Page 121KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 3 Click Browse... . Click Cancel . 4 The Locate File window will...
  • Page 122 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 9 Click New Port... . The Port Name window appears. 10 Type...
  • Page 123KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Sharing Tab # $ # Shared To share the printer over the network....
  • Page 124 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 ■ Sharing the printer with a client computer 1 Click Shared. Type...
  • Page 125KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 4 Click Cancel . The Locate File window appears. Insert the supplied KX-PS8000...
  • Page 126 KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 Device Settings Tab # $ % # Printer memory Selects the amount...
  • Page 127KX-PS8000 Window Overview for Windows NT 4.0 $ Printer memory usage Determines how the printer memory is used, either for...
  • Page 128 Adjusting Color Intensity Using the Hyper-Tetra Adjustment You can adjust the color of your output using the Hyper-Tetra Adjustment...
  • Page 129 Adjusting Color Intensity Color Adjustment To adjust the brightness, contrast, hue or saturation of color, select Color Adjustment in...
  • Page 130 Adjusting Color Intensity ) About button Displays the window that contains the program version and copyright information. * Reset...
  • Page 131 Adjusting Color Intensity Color Balance To adjust the level of red, green or blue, select Color Balance in the...
  • Page 132 Double Side Printing Double Side Printing Using Microsoft® Word word processor Single sided documents can be printed on both...
  • Page 133 Double Side Printing Place the printed pages in the multi-purpose tray with the pages 6 face down and top...
  • Page 134: Appendix Appendix Table of Contents Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 135Troubleshooting Digital Duplicator Utility Error message Possible cause Recovery Cannot find printer. Printer is not turned on or cable Check...
  • Page 136 Troubleshooting Scanner Error message Possible cause Recovery ADF is busy! ADF is being used. To scan or prescan, click...
  • Page 137 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery Power Off or Cable Error! The scanner is not recognized. Close the application...
  • Page 138 Troubleshooting Printer Driver for Windows 3.1 Error message Possible cause Recovery ASPI does not support Correctly install the SCSI...
  • Page 139 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery No ASPI managers were SCSI board and its driver are not Correctly install...
  • Page 140 Troubleshooting Printer Driver for Windows 95 Error message Possible cause Recovery ASPI Manager is not SCSI board and its...
  • Page 141 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery The printer does not print The computer is not properly Follow the procedure...
  • Page 142 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery There was an error BCable connection is improper or Perform the following procedure....
  • Page 143 Troubleshooting Printer Driver for Windows NT 4.0 Error message Possible cause Recovery ASPI Manager is not SCSI Board and...
  • Page 144 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery System Process-Out of Your system is running low on Increase the virtual memory...
  • Page 145 Troubleshooting Status Display Error message Possible cause Recovery ASPI for Win16 or 32 Lack of system resources, or other...
  • Page 146 Troubleshooting Error message Possible cause Recovery There isn't available LPT Unavailable LPT port is selected Select the other available...
  • Page 147 Troubleshooting SCSI If trouble occurs when printing, scanning or duplicating using SCSI, confirm that the ASPI Manager is installed....
  • Page 148 Troubleshooting ■ Windows 95 users Confirm that the SCSI host adapter is installed in your PC 1 correctly. 2...
  • Page 149 Troubleshooting ■ Windows NT 4.0 users Confirm that the SCSI host adapter is installed in your PC 1 correctly....
  • Page 150 Print Quality and Required Memory The following tables show how much memory is required for better printing performance. Increasing...
  • Page 151 Print Quality and Required Memory When Using the Printer Driver Printable without Total Memory Selectable Print Quality Mode Memory...
  • Page 152 Index A C ADF tray . . . . . . .12, 15, 19, 27, 31, 39, 50, 53,...
  • Page 153 Index D Filter tab, scanner function . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 154 Index M Presentation, print style . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104,...
  • Page 155 Index S T Saving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....