The Control Panel
This chapter shows you how to use the control panel.
Being familiar with your printer’s control panel will help you use
your printer more effectively. The OneTouch modes are also
The printer control panel gives you simple control over most
common printer operations. The panel is made up of three
elements: a liquid crystal display, indicator lights, and buttons.
The display and indicator lights tell you the current status of the
printer, and you can use the printer buttons to select settings and
functions. However, software settings usually override these
The display shows the following:
Status messages, such as
Warming Up, indicating the printer’s
Error messages, such as
Paper Out, identifying maintenance
procedures you must perform or error conditions you need
SelecType options, such as
Emulation, which allow you to
control printer modes, font selection, paper handling, and
several other printer functions.