Status messages display on the LCD display of the OCP to indicate the status or
current state of the printer.
Status Message/Printer State
status: ON LINE – Ready
The printer is idle and ready to accept jobs.
status: ON LINE – Processing
The printer is currently downloading or processing a
status: ON LINE – Pages Deferred
Pages are waiting and nothing is being
downloaded. If jobs were sent with the “Defer Print”
or “Buffer” option, the printer is waiting for more
data to fill the frame store.
status: ON LINE – Printing
The printer is printing and may also be processing
status: OFF LINE – Idle
The printer is currently offline. No jobs exist in the
printer. “Idle” is used instead of “Ready” because
the printer is actually idle (not doing anything) and
will not accept jobs.
status: OFF LINE – Processing
The printer is offline but a job is being downloaded.
A print cycle will not be initiated.
status: OFF LINE – Pages Deferred
The printer is offline but there are jobs in the printer
that are waiting to be printed. A print cycle will not
status: OFF LINE – Printing
The printer will complete the current print cycle and
status: OFF LINE – Cancelling
Cancel was pressed when the printer was printing.
The sheet that was printing was immediately
terminated. This message is also displayed when
you select “Yes” to the prompt to cancel all
remaining jobs when you enter the menu.
The printer is powering up (after Standby has been
pressed or the printer has been turned on).
status: ON LINE – Resetting
The print engine is being reset because of an error
or operator intervention. The printer will return to the
“ON LINE – Ready” state after the machine reset is
complete (even if the printer was offline because of
an error or key that was pressed before the reset).
status: Printer Error:
A printer error (such as a paper jam) has occurred.
The error message is displayed on the second line
of the display. For a complete list of error
messages, see “Printer Error Messages” on