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About the control unit area

The touchscreen, mouse, keyboard, power control panel, and operator alert assembly are in the control unit area.

Figure 3. Control unit area
Control unit area
  1. Operator alert assembly
  2. Touchscreen
  3. Power control panel
  4. Control unit
  5. Printer engine frame
  6. Printer operator panel

About the operator alert assembly

The following controls are at the base of the operator alert assembly, which is located at the base of the operator alert light at the top of the control unit.

The Volume Control knob adjusts the volume of the operator alert assembly. The following graphic shows the knob on the Infoprint 4000 and Infoprint 4100 Models HS1, HD1/2, and PD1/2. Infoprint 4100 Models HS2 and HD3/4 have a slightly different volume control knob and a DC speaker.

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The External Connections for Customers control provides a set of external contacts that allow the hook-up of an alert signal. The following graphic shows the control on the Infoprint 4000 and Infoprint 4100 Models HS1, HD1/2, and PD1/2. Infoprint 4100 Models HS2 and HD3/4 do not have an external connection.

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About the operator alert lights on the Infoprint 4100 Models HS2 and HD3/4

The operator alert light has the following meanings on the Infoprint 4100 Models HS2 and HD3/4:

Table 1. Meanings of operator alert light on the Infoprint 4100 Models HS2 and HD3/4
Machine state Light Audible warning
Online, ready to print

The system will print when data is received from the host.

Green None
Stop was pressed

In diagnostic mode

Offline printing

The system was made not ready by the operator or CE. The system cannot print data from the host. All safety interlocks are normal.

Amber None
OK to add toner. System is still printing

You can add toner without stopping the printer.

Flashing Yellow None
Error condition

The printer has stopped, and cannot continue without intervention.

Flashing Amber

Touch the touchscreen to make the light stop flashing and become solid amber.

Short duration and periodic

Touch the touchscreen or press any key to stop the alarm.

About the touchscreen

The touchscreen provides you with a touch-sensitive interface to the printer.

About the mouse

You can use the mouse to navigate around the touchscreen instead of touching the screen with your finger. Use the left-click button to activate a push button or make a selection on the screen.

About the keyboard

The keyboard sits on a sliding shelf below the touchscreen. You can use the keyboard to enter data.

About the diskette drive

You can use the diskette drive to save traces. You can also save Snapshots and other configuration items on diskette, which allows you to transfer them to other systems. The service representative (CE) uses the diskette drive for updating microcode, backing up configuration data, and saving traces.

About the power control panel

The Printer 1 Power Control Panel provides power control for the Printer 1 control unit and the printer engine. On Printer 2, the Power Control Panel provides direct power control for the Printer 2 control unit and the printer engine and remote power control for Printer 1.

Figure 4. Power control panel
Power control panel
Using This Control: Does This:
Control Unit Local/Remote Switch Establishes where control unit power is controlled.

On Printer 1 - When this switch is in the Local position, the Printer 1 control unit is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and the Control Unit Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the Printer 1 control unit is powered on and off by Printer 2 control unit power controls.

On dual simplex printers and Printer 2 of a duplex configuration - When this switch is in the Local position, the Printer 2 control unit is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and the Control Unit Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the Printer 2 control unit is powered on and off by the controlling computer system.

Printer Local/Remote Switch Establishes where printer power is controlled. When this switch is in the Local position, the printer engine is powered on and off by the Printer Power On and the Printer Power Off if in Local switches. In the Remote position, the printer engine is powered on and off by the Control Unit Power On and Control Unit Power Off If In Local switches on this panel.
Control Unit Power On Switch Powers on the Printer 2 control unit frame or the Printer 1 control unit frame when the Control Unit Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Printer Power On Switch Powers on the printer when the Printer Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Control Unit Power Off If In Local Switch Powers off the Printer 1 control unit when the Control Unit Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Printer Power Off If In Local Switch Powers off the printer when the Printer Local/Remote switch is set to Local.
Emergency Power Off Switch On Printer 1 - When set to Power Enable, the Printer 1 control unit and printer engine can be powered on by Local or Remote control. Power Off does an emergency shutdown.

On dual simplex printers and Printer 2 of a duplex configuration - When set to Power Enable, the Printer 2 control unit and printer engine can be powered on by Local or Remote control. Power Off does an emergency shutdown. All power is removed from the system.

Attention!

Using the Unit Emergency Power Off switch can cause loss of data and hardware problems; therefore, you should use it only in an emergency.