x585 Printer Information
Posted by Nicholas Peebles on 24 July 2017 04:27 PM
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You may sign into the device using your GC username and password. The printer includes a keyboard which slides out from directly below the touch screen for ease of use.
All printers should have the same options on the home menu.
The following is an explanation of functions in each of these menus.
When you open this menu, you should see a "number of copies" field at the top right. Use this to alter number of copies made. Below this are several options
Scan to GCFile
The x585 printers allow you to scan directly into your M:Drive. Your "Scanned documents" folder is mapped already, but you can also add and save a new folder path.
NOTE: If you create a new path, make sure that all folder names are spelled exactly the same as they are in the M:Drive
To do this:
Once you have created a new path, it may be selected from the list on the right side of the screen.
You may also change the file type and file name from the drop down menu and the bottom right field, respectively.
You also have the option to email a scanned document directly from the printer to any email address. When you select the "Email" option, you will see a list of fields.
All of these fields may be manually edited, or ignored (with the exception of the "To" field).
In addition, the printer gives an option to save email addresses for later use. To do this:
Scan to USB
There is a USB port on the back of the device, allowing you to scan images and documents directly to a flash drive or external hard drive. Plug in the device and select the "Scan to USB" option on the home screen. The device should appear automatically.
Save to Network Folder
This option provides an alternative to "Scan to GCFile". Procedures are identical for mapping other network folders, with the exception that you should replace \\gcfile.goshen.edu\gcfile\(your username) with the appropriate domain name and file path for the alternate folder.
This option shows you currently active jobs on the device, as well as a job log of all saved print and scan jobs for the device.
The "Active" tab displays all currently queued jobs on the device, and gives you an option to pause all current jobs.
The "Job Log" tab will display the device history, with options to sort jobs by type. Using the "Print Log" option will print a hard copy of the job log.
The "Administration" tab will allow you to manage settings for the device.
Under the "General Settings" tab, the only settings most users should need to change are under "Date/Time" and "Energy".
"Date/Time" gives you the option to change the display format for the time and date, as well as change the system clock in the event that it displays the correct time
NOTE: The printers should automatically synchronize with the print server, meaning the times should be correct by default. Avoid changing this setting unless necessary
"Energy" gives options to control wait times to change how long the printer will remain on and logged in before automatically logging out the active user and going into sleep mode. To do this, select "Sleep Timer Settings" under "Energy Settings" and change the value in the field.
"Energy" also gives the option to put the printer into "Quiet Mode", where the printer will print jobs less quickly, but more quietly.
Finally, the "Display Settings" tab gives options for screen brightness, turning system sounds on or off, and language settings. All other options should be left unchanged.