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  • Brand: Dell
  • Product: Printer
  • Model/name: 2155cn
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, French, Dutch, German

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Dell™ 2155cn/2155cdn Multifunction
Color Printer User's Guide
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Contents
Dell™ 2155cn/2155cdn Multifunction Color Printer User's Guide 1
Before Beginning 25
A Notes, Notices, and Cautions . . . . . . . . 27
1 Dell™ 2155cn/2155cdn Multifunction Color
Printer User's Guide 29
2 Finding Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
3 Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
4 About the Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Front and Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Space Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Securing the Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
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Ordering Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Setting up the Printer (Printer Setup) 47
5 Preparing Printer Hardware . . . . . . . . . 49
Removing Tape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Removing the Print Head Device (PHD) Ribbons . . . . . 50
Installing the Toner Cartridges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
6 Installing Optional Accessories . . . . . . 53
Installing the Optional Memory Module . . . . . . . 53
Printing System Settings Report . . . . . . . . . 56
Updating Your Driver to Detect Memory Module 58
Installing the Optional 250-Sheet Feeder . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Printing System Settings Report . . . . . . . . . 61
Updating Your Driver to Detect 250-Sheet Feeder 63
Installing the Optional Wireless Adapter . . . . . . . 64
Verifying the Contents of the Box . . . . . . . . 65
Installing the Wireless Adapter Using Video Instructions
(Recommended) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Installing the Optional Wireless Adapter . . . . . 66
Printing System Settings Report . . . . . . . . . 67
Determining the Wireless Network Settings . . . 68
Configuring the Optional Wireless Adapter . . . . . . 69
Using Wizard Setup to Configure a Wireless Adapter 70
Using Advanced Setup to Configure a Wireless Adapter 72
Constructing a New Wireless Network Environment for Your
Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
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7 Connecting Your Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Connecting Printer to Computer or Network . . . . . 92
Direct Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Network Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Connecting the Telephone Line . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Turning on the Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Setting Initial Settings on the Operator Panel . . . . . 97
8 Setting the IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Assigning an IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
When Using the Easy Setup Navigator . . . . . 103
When Using the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . 104
When Using the Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Verifying the IP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Verifying the Settings Using System Settings Report 106
Verifying the Settings Using Ping Command . . 107
9 Loading Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
10 Installing Printer Drivers on the Windows
Computers 113
Identifying Printer Driver Pre-install Status . . . . . . 113
When Using the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . 113
When Using the Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
Disabling Firewall Before Installing Printer Software 114
Inserting the Drivers and Utility CD . . . . . . . . . 114
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Direct Connection Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
Network Connection Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
Network Printer Setup on a Local Network . . . 118
Network Printer Setup on a Remote Network . . 124
Setting Up for Shared Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Point and Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Peer-to-Peer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
11 Installing Printer Drivers on the Macintosh
Computers 141
Installing the Drivers and Software . . . . . . . . . . 141
Adding a Printer on Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.6 . . . 142
Adding a Printer on Mac OS X 10.4.11 . . . . . 143
Adding a Printer on Mac OS X 10.3.9 . . . . . . 145
Configuring Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
12 Installing Printer Drivers on the Linux Computers
(CUPS) 147
Operation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 WS/5 Client 147
Setup Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Installing the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Setting Up the Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .148
Setting the Default Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Specifying the Printing Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Uninstalling the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Operation on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 . . 150
Setup Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Installing the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 150
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Setting Up the Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Setting the Default Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Specifying the Printing Options . . . . . . . . . 152
Setting the Password for Authority as the Printer Administrator
153
Uninstalling the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . 153
Operation on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 . . 154
Setup Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Installing the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Setting Up the Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Setting the Default Queue . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Specifying the Printing Options . . . . . . . . . 156
Setting the Password for Authority as the Printer Administrator
157
Uninstalling the Printer Driver . . . . . . . . . . 157
Using Your Printer 159
13 Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool . 161
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
When Using the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . 162
When Using the Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
Using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool . . . . . . 163
Printer Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Printer Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Print Server Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Copy Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Print Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Printer Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Tray Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
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E-Mail Alert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Set Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Online Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Order Supplies at: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Contact Dell Support at: . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Setting Up the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool0 . 165
Setting Up From Web Browser . . . . . . . . . 165
Setting Up From Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168
Page Display Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Top Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Left Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Right Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Changing the Settings of the Menu Items . . . . . . . . . . . 172
Details of the Menu Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .173
Printer Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176
Printer Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178
Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .179
Print Server Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
Copy Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .245
Print Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .245
Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .248
Tray Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .259
14 Print Media Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
Paper Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
Recommended Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262
Unacceptable Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263
Selecting Paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .263
Selecting Pre-Printed Media and Letterheads . . 264
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Selecting Pre-Punched Paper . . . . . . . . . . 264
Printing on a Letterhead (Pre-Printed and Pre-Punched Paper)
265
Envelopes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Labels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268
Storing Print Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Identifying Print Media and Specifications. . . . . . . . . . 270
Supported Paper Sizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270
Supported Paper Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271
Paper Type Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . 271
15 Loading Print Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Print Media Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Loading Print Media in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray and the Optional
250-Sheet Feeder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Loading Envelopes in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray and the
Optional 250-Sheet Feeder . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Loading Letterhead (Pre-Printed and Pre-Punched Paper) 278
Loading Print Media in the SSF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Loading an Envelope in the SSF . . . . . . . . . 281
Using the SSF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Linking Trays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
16 Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285
Using the Operator Panel Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . 285
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Printing a Panel Settings Page . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
When Using the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . 287
When Using the Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
Printing, Copying, Scanning, and Faxing 289
17 Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Tips for Successful Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Tips on Storing Print Media . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Avoiding Paper Jams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Sending a Job to Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292
Canceling a Print Job . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292
Canceling a Job From the Operator Panel . . . . 292
Canceling a Job From a Computer Running Windows 293
Duplex Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
Duplex Printing With Duplexer (Dell 2155cdn Multifunction
Color Printer Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
Duplex Printing Without Duplexer (Dell 2155cn Multifunction
Color Printer Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294
Using Booklet Print (Dell 2155cn and 2155cdn Models) 296
Using the Stored Print Function . . . . . . . . . . . . 297
Secure Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
Private MailBox Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
Public MailBox Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
Proof Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298
Storing Print Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299
Printing the Stored Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299
Specifying Your Password on the Operator Panel (Secure
Print/Private MailBox Print) . . . . . . . . . . . 299
Deleting Stored Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
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Printing from USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
Supported File Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301
PDF Port Direct Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . 301
Printing a Report Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302
Printing System Settings Report . . . . . . . . . 302
Printing Font Sample List . . . . . . . . . . . . 303
Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304
Printing System Settings Report . . . . . . . . . 304
Using the Operator Panel to Change the Printer Settings 305
Using the Dell Printer Configuration Web Tool to Change the
Printer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306
Resetting Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308
Adjusting the Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309
18 Copying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311
Loading Paper for Copying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311
Selecting Paper Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311
Preparing a Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311
Making Copies From the Document Glass . . . . . . 312
Making Copies From the ADF . . . . . . . . . . . . 313
Setting Copy Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314
Number of Copies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315
Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316
Select Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316
SSF Paper Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317
SSF Paper Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318
Collated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .319
Reduce/Enlarge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .320
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Document Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322
Original Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323
Lighter/Darker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323
Sharpness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 324
Color Saturation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .325
Auto Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326
2 Sided . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326
Multiple-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328
Margin Top/Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
Margin Left/Right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330
Margin Middle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331
Changing the Default Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 331
Setting the Power Saver Timer Option . . . . . . . . 332
19 Scanning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335
Scanning Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335
Scanning - With scanner driver . . . . . . . . . 335
Scanning - Without scanner driver . . . . . . . . 336
Scanning From the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . . 337
Scanning Using the TWAIN Driver . . . . . . . . . . 339
Scan Setting Tool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342
IP Address Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343
Password Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345
Scanning Using the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Driver 346
Scanning to Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349
Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350
Setting a Login Name and a Password (SMB Only) 350
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Creating a Shared Folder (SMB Only) . . . . . . 352
Setting a Destination Using an Address Book . . 359
Sending the Scanned File on the Network . . . . 368
Scanning to a USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368
Types of a USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . 369
Specifying a Folder to Save the Scanned Image . 369
Inserting and Removing a USB Memory . . . . 370
Sending an E-Mail With the Scanned Image . . . . . 370
Setting an E-Mail Alert . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370
Registering a New User . . . . . . . . . . . . . 371
Sending an E-mail With the Scanned File . . . . 372
20 Faxing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375
Specifying the Fax Initial Settings Using the Easy Setup Navigator
375
Setting Your Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376
Setting the Printer ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376
Using the Numeric Keypad to Enter Characters . . . . 377
Keypad Letters and Numbers . . . . . . . . . . 378
Changing Numbers or Names . . . . . . . . . . 379
Inserting a Pause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
Setting the Time and Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
Changing the Clock Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380
Setting Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380
Speaker Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380
Ringer Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381
Specifying the Fax Settings Options . . . . . . . . . 381
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Changing the Fax Settings Options . . . . . . . 381
Available Fax Settings Options . . . . . . . . . 382
Advanced Fax Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 386
Sending a Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389
Loading an Original Document . . . . . . . . . 389
Adjusting the Document Resolution . . . . . . . 391
Adjusting the Document Contrast . . . . . . . . 392
Sending a Fax Automatically . . . . . . . . . . 393
Sending a Fax Manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . 394
Confirming Transmissions . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Automatic Redialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Sending a Delayed Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395
Sending a Fax from the Driver (Direct Fax) . . . . . . 396
Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397
Receiving a Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404
About Receiving Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404
Loading Paper for Receiving Faxes . . . . . . . 404
Receiving a Fax Automatically in the Fax Mode 404
Receiving a Fax Manually in the Telephone Mode 404
Receiving a Fax Automatically in the Telephone/Fax or Ans
Machine/Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405
Receiving a Fax Manually Using an External Telephone 405
Receiving Faxes Using the DRPD . . . . . . . . 406
Receiving Faxes in the Memory . . . . . . . . . 406
Polling Receive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407
Automatic Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407
Speed Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407
Setting Speed Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 407
Sending a Fax Using Speed Dial . . . . . . . . . 408
Group Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409
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Setting Group Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409
Editing Group Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 410
Sending a Fax Using Group Dial (Multi-address Transmission)
411
Printing a Speed Dial List . . . . . . . . . . . . 412
Phone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412
Other Ways to Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 413
Using the Secure Receiving Mode . . . . . . . . 413
Using an Answering Machine . . . . . . . . . . 415
Using a Computer Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . 416
Printing a Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416
Speed Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Server Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Fax Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Fax Pending . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Print Meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417
Changing Setting Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418
Know Your Printer 419
21 Understanding the Tool Box Menus . . 421
Printer Settings Report. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421
Printer Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 421
Menu Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 422
Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .426
TCP/IP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427
Defaults Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .427
Fax Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .431
Printer Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433
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System Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 433
Date & Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .439
Paper Density . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 440
Color Registration Adjustment . . . . . . . . . 440
Adjust Altitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442
Reset Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 442
Non-Dell Toner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443
Initialize Print Meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443
Tray Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .443
TCP/IP Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 446
Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447
Copy Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .447
Scan Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .453
Fax Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .456
Print from USB Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .458
Fax Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .460
Diagnosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
Chart Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463
Machine Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464
Paper Wrinkle Check Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .465
Environment Sensor Info . . . . . . . . . . . . 466
Clean Developer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Refresh Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
Resetting Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
When Using the Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . 467
22 Understanding the Printer Menus . . . . 469
Report / List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
System Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
Panel Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
PCL Fonts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
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PCL Macro List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469
PDF Fonts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Job History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Error History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Print Meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Color Test Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Protocol Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Speed Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 470
Server Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Fax Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Fax Pending . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Stored Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Admin Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Phone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 471
Print Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .472
Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .482
Fax Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .490
System Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .501
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .513
Secure Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .519
USB Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 521
Defaults Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 522
Copy Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 522
Scan Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 524
Fax Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 525
Print from USB Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . 526
Tray Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 526
Panel Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530
Print Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530
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Secure Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530
Private Mail Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531
Public Mail Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 532
Proof Print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533
Secure Receive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 534
Copy Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 534
Select Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 534
SSF Paper Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535
SSF Paper Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536
Collated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
Reduce/Enlarge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 537
Document Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 538
Original Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 539
Lighter/Darker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .539
Sharpness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540
Color Saturation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540
Auto Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540
2Sided . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 540
Multiple-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541
Margin Top/Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541
Margin Left/Right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 541
Margin Middle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 542
Scan Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 542
Scan to USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 542
Scan to E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 542
Scan to Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543
Scan to Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543
File Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 544
Color Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 544
Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 544
Document Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 545
Lighter/Darker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .546
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Sharpness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 546
Contrast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 546
Auto Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547
Margin Top/Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547
Margin Left/Right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547
Margin Middle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 547
Fax Menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 548
Fax to . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 548
Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 548
Lighter/Darker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549
OnHook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549
Delayed Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 549
Polling Receive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 550
Fax Cover Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 550
Print from USB Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 550
Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 550
Select Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551
SSF Paper Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 551
SSF Paper Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552
2Sided . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 552
Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 553
PDF Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 553
Panel Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 553
Enabling the Panel Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .553
Disabling the Panel Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .554
Resetting Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 555
When Using the Operator Panel . . . . . . . . . 555
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23 Understanding Your Printer Software . 557
Printer Settings Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 559
Status Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Tool Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Updater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Address Book Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
ScanButton Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Dell ScanCenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 560
Address Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561
Types of Address Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561
Adding and Editing Entries to the Address Books 562
Status Monitor Widget for Macintosh . . . . . . . . . 565
Status Monitor Widget Feature . . . . . . . . . 566
Before Installing the Status Monitor Widget . . . 566
Installing the Status Monitor Widget . . . . . . . 566
Opening and Closing the Status Monitor Widget 567
Printer Status Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 568
Order Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 569
Preferences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 570
Status Monitor Console for Linux . . . . . . . . . . 571
Status Monitor Console Feature . . . . . . . . . 572
Before Installing the Status Monitor Console . . 572
Installing the Status Monitor Console . . . . . . 572
Starting the Status Monitor Console . . . . . . . 573
Printer Selection Window . . . . . . . . . . . . 573
Printer Status Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 574
Dell Supplies Management System Window . . . 575
Service Tag Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 577
Settings Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 577
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24 Understanding Fonts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581
Typefaces and Fonts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581
Weight and Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 581
Pitch and Point Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 582
Bitmapped and Scalable Fonts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583
Resident Fonts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 585
Symbol Sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 586
Symbol Sets for PCL 5/PCL 6 . . . . . . . . . . 586
25 Understanding Printer Messages . . . . . 589
26 Printing With Web Services on Devices (WSD)
601
Adding Roles of Printer Services . . . . . . . . . . . 601
Printer Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 602
Installing a Printer Driver Using the Add Printer Wizard 602
27 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Operating System Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Power Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605
Page Description Language (PDL)/Emulation, Operating System, and
Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606
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MIB Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606
Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606
Print Quality Guarantee . . . . . . . . . . . . . 606
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607
Altitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607
Cables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 607
Copier Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 608
Scanner Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609
Facsimile Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 609
Maintaining Your Printer 611
28 Maintaining Your Printer . . . . . . . . . . 613
Determining the Status of Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613
Conserving Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 613
Ordering Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 614
Storing Print Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 614
Storing Consumables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 615
Replacing the Toner Cartridges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 615
Removing the Toner Cartridge . . . . . . . . . . 616
Installing a Toner Cartridge . . . . . . . . . . . 617
Replacing the Print Head Device (PHD) Unit. . . . . . . . 619
Removing the PHD Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 619
Installing a PHD Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 622
Replacing the Retard Roller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 627
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Removing the Retard Roller in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray
628
Installing a Retard Roller in the Standard 250-Sheet Tray 629
Cleaning Inside the Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631
Cleaning the Feed Roller . . . . . . . . . . . . 631
Cleaning the CTD Sensor . . . . . . . . . . . . 637
Cleaning the Scanner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 640
Cleaning the ADF Feed Roller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 642
Adjusting Color Registration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 643
Printing the Color Registration Chart . . . . . . 643
Determining Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .644
Entering Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .646
29 Removing Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 649
Removing the Optional Memory Module . . . . . . . 649
Removing the Optional 250-Sheet Feeder. . . . . . . . . . . 652
Removing the Optional Wireless Adapter. . . . . . . . . . . 654
30 Clearing Jams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659
Avoiding Jams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659
Identifying the Location of Paper Jams. . . . . . . . . . . . . 660
Clearing Paper Jams From the ADF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 661
Clearing Paper Jams From the SSF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 664
Clearing Paper Jams From the Standard 250-Sheet Tray 668
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Clearing Paper Jams From the Fuser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 672
Clearing Paper Jams From the Duplexer . . . . . . . . . . . . 676
Clearing Paper Jams From the Optional 250-Sheet Feeder 677
Troubleshooting 683
31 Troubleshooting Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . 685
Basic Printer Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 685
Display Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 685
Printing Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 686
Print Quality Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 688
The output is too light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689
Toner smears or print comes off . . . . . . . . . 692
Random spots/Blurred images . . . . . . . . . . 693
The entire output is blank . . . . . . . . . . . . 694
Streaks appear on the output . . . . . . . . . . . 696
Part or the entire output is black . . . . . . . . . 697
Pitched color dots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 698
Vertical blanks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 699
Ghosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 701
Light-induced fatigue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 702
Fog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703
Bead-Carry-Out (BCO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 704
Jagged characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 705
Banding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 706
Auger mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 706
Wrinkled/Stained paper . . . . . . . . . . . . . 707
Damage on the leading edge of paper . . . . . . 709
Jam/Alignment Problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 710
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The top and side margins are incorrect . . . . . . 710
Color registration is out of alignment . . . . . . 710
Images are skewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 712
Standard 250-Sheet Tray Misfeed Jam . . . . . . . . . .712
SSF Misfeed Jam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 714
Optional 250-Sheet Feeder Misfeed Jam . . . . . 716
Regi Jam (Exit Sensor On JAM) . . . . . . . . . 717
Exit Jam (Exit Sensor Off JAM) . . . . . . . . . 717
Standard 250-Sheet Tray/Optional 250-Sheet Feeder Multi-feed
Jam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 718
SSF Multi-feed Jam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 718
Noise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 719
Copy Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 720
Fax Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 720
Scanning Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 723
Problems With Installed Optional Accessories . . . . 727
Scanner Driver/Printer Utility Problems . . . . . . . 728
Other Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 730
Contacting Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 732
Appendix 737
B Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 739
Dell™ Technical Support Policy . . . . . . . . . . . 739
Online Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 739
Warranty and Return Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 740
Recycling Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 740
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Contacting Dell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 740
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Notes, Notices, and Cautions
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use
of your printer.
NOTICE: A NOTICE indicates either potential damage to hardware or loss of
data and tells you how to avoid the problem.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates a potential for property damage, personal
injury, or death.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell
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Enterprise Linux are registered trademarks of Red Hat. Inc. in the U.S. and other countries; SUSE is
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XML Paper Specification (XPS): This product may incorporate intellectual property owned by
Microsoft Corporation. The terms and conditions upon which Microsoft is licensing such intellectual
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includes software developed by Eric Young (eay@mincom.oz.au); AES: Copyright (c) 2003, Dr
Brian Gladman, Worcester, UK. All rights reserved. This product uses published AES software
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As for RSA BSAFE
RSA BSAFE software, produced by RSA Security Inc., has been installed on this
printer.
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Dell™ 2155cn/2155cdn
Multifunction Color Printer User's
Guide
Click the links to the left for information on the features, options, and operation
of your printer. For information on other documentation included with your
printer, see "Finding Information."
To order replacement toner cartridges or supplies from Dell:
NOTE: For Macintosh, start the Status Monitor Widget, and then select Order
Supplies button to open Order window.
1 Double-click the icon on your desktop.
If you cannot find the icon on your desktop, follow the procedure below.
a Click DLRMM.EXE under x:\abc\Dell
Printers\Additional Color Laser
Software\Reorder, where x:\abc is the location where the
printer software is installed.
b Click File on the toolbar, and click Create Shortcut on the drop-down
menu.
c Right-click the shortcut icon.
d Choose Send To from the drop-down menu, and then click Desktop
(create shortcut) on the submenu.
The Dell Supplies Management System window appears.
You can also launch the Dell Supplies Management System by clicking Start
All Programs Dell Printers Additional Color Laser Software
Dell Supplies Management System.
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2 Click the Visit Dell printer supplies ordering web site link
(www.dell.com/supplies), or order Dell printer supplies by phone.
To ensure that you get the best service, have your Dell printer Service Tag
ready.
For information regarding locating your Service Tag number, see "Express
Service Code and Service Tag."
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Finding Information
NOTE: The following are the optional accessories that you can buy separately.
• Additional memory (512 MB)
• 250-sheet feeder
• Wireless adapter
• USB cable
• Ethernet cable
What are you looking for? Find it here
• Drivers for my printer
• My User's Guide
Drivers and Utilities CD
The Drivers and Utilities CD contains setup video,
documentation, and drivers for your printer. You can
use the CD to install drivers or access your setup video
and documentation.
Readme files may be included on your CD to provide
last-minute updates about technical changes to your
printer or advanced technical reference material for
experienced users or technicians.
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• How to use my printer Quick Reference Guide
• Safety information
• Warranty information
Product Information Guide
CAUTION: Read and follow all safety instructions in
your Product Information Guide prior to setting up and
operating your printer.
What are you looking for? Find it here
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• How to set up my printer Setup diagram
• Express Service Code and
Service Tag
The Express Service Code and Service Tag are located
inside the toner access cover of your printer.
• Latest drivers for my printer
• Documentation for my
printer
Go to support.dell.com.
What are you looking for? Find it here
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• Answers to technical service
and support questions
support.dell.com provides several online tools,
including:
• Solutions — Troubleshooting hints and tips, articles
from technicians, and online courses
• Upgrades — Upgrade information for components,
such as the printer drivers
• Customer Care — Contact information, order status,
warranty, and repair information
• Downloads — Drivers
• Manuals— Printer documentation and product
specifications
Go to support.dell.com. Select your region, and fill in
the requested details to access help tools and
information.
What are you looking for? Find it here
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Product Features
This chapter describes the product features and indicates their links.
Printing from USB Memory (USB
Direct Print)
The Print from USB Memory feature
enables you to print files directly from
a USB memory without requiring you
to start your computer and an
application.
Multiple Up in the Layout tab (N-up
Print)
The Multiple Up feature enables you
to print documents as reduced-size
documents containing 2, 4, 8, 16, or
32 pages on a single sheet of paper by
setting from the printer driver. This
feature helps save paper.
Multiple-Up (2-in-1 Copy)
You can copy documents as reduced-
size two-page documents on one side
of a single sheet of paper by selecting
Multiple-Up on the operator
panel. This feature helps save paper.
2 Sided (Duplex Copy)
You can copy documents on both sides
of a sheet of paper by selecting
2Sided on the operator panel when
you make a copy. This feature helps
save paper.
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Sending an E-Mail With the
Scanned Image (Scan to E-mail)
When you want to send scanned data
by e-mail, use the Scan to E-mail
feature. You can directly send the data
scanned as an e-mail attachment. You
can choose destination e-mail
addresses from the address book on
the printer or server. Or, you can enter
the address from the printer's operator
panel using the numeric keypad.
Scanning to Network (Scan to
SMB/FTP)
You can transfer data scanned to a PC
or a server via SMB or FTP without
service software. Although prior
registration of the destination FTP
server or PC on the address book is
required, it helps save your time.
Scanning to a USB Memory (Scan
to USB Memory)
With the Scan to USB Memory
feature, you don't need a PC to
connect a USB memory. You can
specify the USB memory inserted into
the printer's port as a data saving
location when you scan data.
Making Copies From the Document
Glass (Scan From Document Glass)
You can scan the pages of a book or a
brochure from the document glass.
When you scan documents using the
document glass, place them facing
down.
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Making Copies From the ADF
(Scan From ADF)
You can scan pieces of unbound paper
using the ADF. When you scan
documents using the ADF, load them
facing up.
Sending a Fax from the Driver
(Direct Fax) (Direct Fax from PC)
You can directly send faxes from your
PC using the fax driver. You can
specify the fax settings like the normal
fax. Also, you can specify the
recipient's fax number from the
numeric keypad, or the address book
or phone book.
Address Books (Address Book)
Address Book simplifies the recipient
specification. You can use the address
book on the printer as well as on the
server. Select the desired address or
fax number from the address book
when using the Scan to E-mail or
Scan to SMB/FTP feature, or sending
faxes.
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About the Printer
This chapter provides an overview of your Dell™ 2155cn/2155cdn
Multifunction Color Printer.
NOTE: In this manual, Dell™ 2155cdn Multifunction Color Printer is referred to
as the "printer".
NOTE: The images used and procedures described in this manual are those of
Dell 2155cdn Multifunction Color Printer.
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Front and Rear View
Front View
1 Automatic Document Feeder
(ADF)
7 Duplexer (2155cdn only)
2 Side Button 8 Optional 250-Sheet Feeder
3 Power Switch 9 Standard 250-Sheet Tray
4 Toner Access Cover (toner
cartridges inside)
10 Single Sheet Feeder (SSF)
5 Fuser 11 Front Cover
NOTE: You can open the front cover by
pushing the side button (2).
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NOTICE: To avoid irregular screen image or malfunctioning of your printer,
avoid placing the printer in direct sunlight with the single sheet feeder opened.
Rear View
Space Requirements
Provide enough room to open the printer trays, covers, and optional accessories,
and for proper ventilation.
6 Belt Unit 12 Operator Panel
1 Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) 6 "Blue" Plug
2 Control Board Cover 7 Power Connector
3 Control Board 8 Ethernet Port
4 Phone Connector 9 Wireless Adapter Socket
5 Wall Jack Connector 10 USB Port
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Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
1 ADF Cover
2 Document Guides
3 Document Glass
4 Document Feeder Tray
5 Front USB Port
320 mm/12.60 inches
413 mm/16.27 inches
100 mm/3.94 inches
451 mm/17.75 inches
600 mm/23.62 inches
250 mm/9.84 inches
436 mm/17.16 inches
100 mm/3.94 inches
5
1
3
4
2
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Operator Panel
For more information on the operator panel, see "Using the Operator Panel
Buttons."
Securing the Printer
To protect your printer from theft, you can use the optional Kensington lock.
Attach the Kensington lock to the security slot on your printer.
For details, see the operating instructions supplied with the Kensington lock.
Ordering Supplies
You can order consumables from Dell online when using a networked printer.
Enter the IP address of your printer in your web browser, launch the Dell Printer
Configuration Web Tool, and click the web address under Order Supplies at: to
order toner or supplies for your printer.
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You can also order replacement toner cartridges or supplies from Dell:
NOTE: For Macintosh, start the Status Monitor Widget, and then select Order
Supplies button to open Order window.
1 Double-click the icon on your desktop.
If you cannot find the icon on your desktop:
a Click DLRMM.EXE under x:\abc\Dell
Printers\Additional Color Laser
Software\Reorder, where x:\abc is the location where the
printer software is installed.
b Click File on the toolbar, and then Create Shortcut on the drop-down
menu.
c Right-click on the shortcut icon.
d Choose Send To from the drop-down menu, and then click Desktop
(create shortcut) on the submenu.
The Dell Supplies Management System window appears.
You can also launch the Dell Supplies Management System by clicking Start
All Programs Dell Printers Additional Color Laser Software
Dell Supplies Management System.
2 Click the Visit Dell printer supplies ordering web site link
(www.dell.com/supplies), or order Dell printer supplies by phone.
To ensure that you get the best service, have your Dell printer’s Service Tag
ready.
For information regarding locating your Service Tag, see "Express Service
Code and Service Tag."
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Setting up the Printer
(Printer Setup)
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Preparing Printer Hardware
Removing Tape
1 Remove tapes and packaging material from the printer.
2 Pull the protective sheet out of the printer.
CAUTION: Before performing any of the following procedures, read and follow
the safety instructions in your Product Information Guide.
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Removing the Print Head Device (PHD) Ribbons
1 Open the toner access cover.
2 Completely pull out the eight yellow ribbons.
Installing the Toner Cartridges
1 Press and slide the blue latches of the four toner cartridges to the locked
position.

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