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Setting/Adjusting the Preheat Platen Temperature

The Preheat selection in the Forms Characteristics box allows you to adjust the temperature of the preheat platen for optimum fusing. The number you enter is a relative number, not a temperature measurement in degrees. A default value is set during printer configuration. This default value is used if you enter 0 (zero) or leave the field blank.

This is an image that illustrates how to start setting the preheat platen temperature

To set or change the preheat platen temperature, do the following:

  1. SELECT the Preheat field. A keypad window appears.
    This is an image that illustrates how to enter a number between 1 and 100 for preheat platen temperature
  2. Enter a number between 1 and 100 where 1 is for the coolest temperature and 100 is for the hottest temperature.
    Note:
    The number you enter is not a temperature measurement in degrees.
  3. or
  4. To use the default temperature value, enter 0 (zero) on the keypad. To determine the default value, look at Preheat Platen in Printer Configuration.
  5. SELECT the OK push-button on the keypad.
  6. When you finish making all changes to forms, SELECT the OK push-button on the Define Forms window.