How do I set up my product for the fastest printing?
- 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 to free up existing space.
- Close programs that you're not using when you print.
- If your product is connected to a USB hub, connect it directly to your computer instead.
- 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.
- 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.
- Make sure Quiet Mode is not selected.
- If the product is connected to a USB hub, disconnect unused USB devices.
- Windows: Click the Maintenance tab, select Extended Settings, and select the following settings:
- High Speed Copies
- Always spool RAW datatype
- Page Rendering Mode
- Print as Bitmap
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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
Published: Sep 9, 2011 Was this helpful? Thank you for the feedback!