How do I set up my product for the fastest printing?
If you're printing from your computer, make sure your system meets the requirements for your operating system. If you're printing a high-resolution image, you need more than the minimum requirements listed. You may also need to:
- Make sure your system meets the requirements for your operating system. If you are printing a high-resolution image, you may need more than the minimum requirements. If necessary, increase your system's memory.
- Clear space on your hard drive or run a defragmentation utility.
- Close programs that you're not using.
- Increase your system's memory.
- If printing becomes slower after printing continuously for a long time, the product may have automatically slowed down to protect the print mechanism from overheating or becoming damaged. Let the product rest with the power on for 30 minutes, then try printing again.
For the fastest printing, try these tips:
Windows System Requirements
Mac System Requirements
Paper or Media Type Settings
Selecting Basic Print Settings - Windows
Selecting Page Setup Settings - Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7
Selecting Basic Print Settings - Mac OS X 10.4
- If your product is connected to a USB hub, connect it directly to your computer instead.
- Make sure the paper type setting matches the type of paper you loaded.
- Turn on any high speed settings in your product software.
- Select a lower print quality setting.
- Use a computer with a high-speed USB 2.0 port.
- Choose Black/Grayscale in your printer settings if your document doesn't include color.
- Windows: Click the Maintenance tab, select Speed & Progress, and select the following settings:
- High Speed Copies
- Always spool RAW datatype
- Page Rendering Mode
- Print as Bitmap
Published: August 19, 2011
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