This will work on any Olivetti or Konica Minolta based colour MFD that has a booklet folding unit in the Finisher. These are Instructions for printing on to a Card/Thick cover and getting it folded and NOT having the print rub off or smear. This will work if you just want to do a 4 page (1 sheet of thick paper) Booklet or add a thick cover to booklet. It is important to only tell the machine it has thick paper in the machine and not select thick in the print driver.
Please see below on how to print on to thick paper/card and fold etc.
Log in to machine and select copy screen
Place card in bypass, a window should pop up on the display.
Select thick 1 or thick 2 – do not select thick 3 as this will not work with these settings.
From your computer, go to print and select printer properties
Under Basic, change Paper Tray to Tray 1 – you won’t be using this if it is a 4 page booklet.
Next go to Layout and select Booklet under Print Type.
Next go to Finish and select Center Staple & Fold or Half Fold, both will work
Next go to Cover Mode, turn on Front Cover, select Print and select Bypass Tray as the source.
Next Click OK then click print
It should then print out from the bypass tray and the print should not get smeared.
How to Set Up A Receive Connector In Exchange for use with an Olivetti MFD
1st open the Exchange Management console on the server.
Go to Hub Transport on the server configuration tree.
Right click in the window labelled Receive Connectors and select New Receive Connector
Next give the receive connector a name and select internal from the list.
Next click on Add, then input the I.P. address of the MFD and click OK then Next, if there is already an I.P. range in the list delete it first.
Next click New to set up the new connector.
Then click Finish.
Next right click on the newly set up receive connector and select properties, then go to Permission Groups, make sure that Anonymous users is ticked.
Next go to the Authentication tab and make sure TLS is checked.
Next go to the Network tab and check that the settings match the image below, the I.P. address should be the one of your MFD not the one in the image.
Next click Apply to save the settings if you have had to make any changes.
Next enter the I.P. address of the email server on the MFD, select Start TLS and enter an email address for the machine in the field Device Email Address, you don’t need to enter any info in the authentication settings as we have set the receive connector to accept Anonymous connections.
Please find below a quick walk through of setting up scanning on an Olivetti colour MFD such as an MF250 though to the latest range of colour MFD’s. The screen may looking slightly different on the different ranges but the information required is the same.
You will need to login as an Administrator through the web terminal of the machine, this can be achieved by putting the IP address of the machine in the address bar of your web browser.
Next log out as a public user.
Then select log in as an administrator, the password is 12345678
Once you have logged in then go to Network, Email Setting, Email TX (SMTP)
Next enter your email server details, make sure to enter an email address for the machine to use. Enter any authentication details to allow it to connect to your email server, this might not be needed, if it won’t connect try turning this off.
You may also need to enter an email address for the Administrator before the machine will work as well. This can be done by going to the maintenance tab on the web interface (still in the admin screen) see below.
Once all this information has been entered then log out of the Admin screen, it is important to do this as the machine will be locked until you have logged out and the users won’t be able to use it.
Next set up some email addresses in your address book, you can do this from the web page as well but you don’t have to be logged in as the Admin. If you go to Store Address, New Registration
Select Email, OK
Fill in the details and select OK.
Once you have finished adding entries to the address book you can now go and test to see if it works.
If you have any problems you can check in the Job History, on newer machines you should have an error code which will help you fault find, see below.
Should you need any help with setting this up or any other enquiry then call Elmdale Maintenance Ltd on 0118 982 1444 for assistance.
New style Papercut embedded software, this is only available on the Olivetti, Develop & Konica Minolta colour MFDs running i-Option. If the machine doesn’t have the i-Option installed then you get the old interface.
This is relevant to Olivetti MF222plus, MF282Plus, MF362Plus, MF452Plus, MF552Plus, MF652Plus & MF752Plus. Please contact Elmdale Maintenance to find out more about Papercut and how it can help your organisation.
Quick guide on setting up Account Track on an Olivetti colour MFD, this will apply to the MF222, MF282 range including the plus models upto the MF752 and can be applied to most of the older models as well.
Firstly you will need to turn on Account Track on your machine, this can be done via the machines web interface. You will need the IP address of the machine, this can be found by printing out the configuration page from the machine, this can printed out by pressing menu – utility – user settings – printer settings – print reports – configuration page, then the start key once it has lit up blue.
Once you have the IP address the you will need to type into the address line in your web browser of choice. Once the web page has loaded then please log out as a public user and then log in as an Administrator.
Once you’re logged in then go to the User Authentication/Account Track section.
Next turn on Account Track and set to Password Only then click OK.
Next click on Account Track Settings, New Registration to add a new user.
Next add the new user details and set their password, it can be numerical or alphanumeric a minimum of 2 characters. We usually recommend using a 4 digit numerical code as this is easy to enter on the screen of the MFD when logging in.
You can also set the permissions for each user and set a limit to how many prints they can do before the machine stops them from printing. If you choose not to edit the functions then the machine will just record how many copies and prints that each user has done.
Once you have finished setting up the new user you click register then you can set up more users in the same way.
Next you need to set up the print driver for the machine, there are 3 ways of doing this.
1. Having a pop up dialog box appear every time a user prints asking for their account track number.
2. Embedding the users ID code in to the driver on each persons computer in their default print preferences.
3. Print without authentication, where you tell the machine to bill all the jobs to the Public account.
I’ve uploaded a video showing you how to do this below:
Importing Addresses In To An Olivetti MF282plus or Similar Machine Via Data Administrator
In a different post I went through exporting the address book from an Olivetti colour MFP, now we want to import the same address book in to another machine. You can also use this same method to import addresses from a spreadsheet as long as you save it as a Tab delimited text file. I will go in to that in a different post, first we will import the addresses created from another similar device such as a Konica Minolta Colour Bizhub or Olivetti Colour MFP.
Before we start to import the address book that we exported in our previous post we may need to edit the text file to add the password for the SMB addresses as Data Administrator doesn’t save them when you export them.
If you open up Microsoft Excel or a similar spreadsheet application, then open the address book file. You will need to select all files to be able to do this. Then select Tab delimited, click next 2 more times.
Next find the column labelled SMB:Password and add the password next to any SMB addresses, once you have done this you can save and exit.
Now we have edited the text file we can import the data in to the machine via Data Administrator.
First you will need to connect to the device like in previous posts, then you need to expand the tree on the left hand side for the address book.
Next select File, import, import each data from the file.
Browse through to the file you need, it should then ask you to choose what type of addresses you want to import, in this case I am doing Email & SMB.
Click Next then make sure that Tab Delimited is checked and click Next again.
Then click next until you get to the section where it asks you to match the fields on the right hand side with the columns on the left hand side. You will need to scroll through each column and match the correct fields, see below.
Once you have matched the columns up with the fields click next. On the next screen of the wizard you will need to highlight all the adresses and click on select, make sure you don’t include the column headers as you won’t want to export that to your machines address book.
Next click Import and the addresses will appear in Data Administrator, you will then need to highlight all the addresses and click edit on the right hand side. This so that we can select Edit Search Key and check the box marked Main. If we don’t do this the addresses will not appear on the Favourites tab on the front screen of the machine when you select scan.
The next step is to click export to the device and then click write, this will then push the data on to the MFP.
Once you have written the data to the machine It should look like this.
If you should require any more assistance then please call Elmdale Maintenance on 0118 982 1444
Olivetti has just updated its colour range of MFPs, please see the press release by Olivetti below:
On the PLUS side, Olivetti’s range of A3 colour MFPs is now even better.
Olivetti is delighted to announce the availability of 3 new A3 full colour MFPs to its range – the
22ppm d-Color MF222PLUS, 36ppm d-Color MF362PLUS and the 45ppm d-Color MF552PLUS.
These 3 models are virtually identical to their predecessors but feature some changes that add to productivity and greatly reduce energy consumption. One of the most important improvements has occurred at the very heart of the machines. Thanks to new SoC (Software on a Chip) technology fewer components, than ever before, ‘stay awake’ when the machines are in Sleep Mode, reducing the total energy consumption to less than 1 Watt. The ErP is also less than 0.2 Watt, one of the lowest on the market. However, the warm-up time is still less than 22 seconds.
The previous range’s Licence Kit, or i-Options, has always allowed the scan to searchable PDF and PowerPoint but the PLUS series provides additional creativity by scanning to searchable Word and Excel documents making most documents universally accessible and day-to-day work easy to manage.
The touch panel has now been improved to allow data on the screen to be enlarged and moved in the same way as Smart phones and Touch Tablet PCs operate, using Flick and Drag technology; while, for those who operate within a ThinPrint environment for reducing the size of network traffic, the new PLUS series supports this facility.
For more information on the new range of A3 colour multifunction devices please visit Elmdale Maintenance