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Operator responsibilities

Table 4. Operator responsibilities
What to Do: When to Do It: Where to Find More Information:
Power on/off the printer and enable/disable attachments As necessary Controlling the system power

Enabling and disabling attachments

Clean all functional areas of the printer At the beginning of every shift Cleaning the printer
Define and load forms At start of job

Snapshots

Loading forms--auto load (dual simplex mode)

Refer to the Planning and Configuration Guide

Thread forms (duplex mode), ensure proper form alignment, and verify side 2 printing When loading new forms, after a power on or restart, and after any machine-detected errors Aligning tractored forms and Aligning tractorless forms. Also see the "Printer Definition Items" table in the Planning and Configuration Guide.
Change mode from duplex to dual simplex, or vice versa As necessary Change the "Printer Mode" using Switching printer modes (dual simplex/duplex) and printer speed
Empty stacker As necessary Unloading the stacker
Check print quality and print samples
  • At the start of every day
  • Before and during any important jobs

Checking print quality

Balancing print contrast between Printer 1 and Printer 2

Balancing print boldness between Printer 1 and Printer 2

Replenish and check supplies As indicated by messages on the affected printer operator panel display Adding fuser oil

Adding toner

Checking the toner collector

Changing the toner collector

Changing the developer mix

Checking the fine filter

Changing the fine filter

Clear forms jams, errors As indicated by messages on both the touchscreen and the affected printer operator panel display

Forms jams

Responding to messages

Print quality problems

Run traces As requested by the system programmer or service representative Running traces
Change printer configuration At start of job Refer to the Planning and Configuration Guide
Clean the Buffer/Flipper unit - module, brushes, photocell, and reflector Daily Buffer/Flipper unit
Clean the Buffer/Flipper unit - rollers Once each week Buffer/Flipper unit
Clean the oiler belt Once each week Cleaning the oiler belt
Check the absorbent pad in the oil pan Once each week Checking the absorbent pad in the oil pan
Order supplies As necessary Refer to the Planning and Configuration Guide
Report printer usage End of every month Reporting printer usage