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To use your printer with a PC
To use your printer with a Macintosh

To use your printer with a PC

To use your printer, you need Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition, 98, 95, XP, 2000, or NT 4.0, and a shielded, twisted-pair parallel cable. If you want to connect your printer to a USB port, you need a Windows Me, 98, XP, or 2000 pre-installed PC equipped with a USB port, and a shielded USB cable. To connect using IEEE 1394 (FireWire®), you need a PC with a FireWire port running Windows ME, 2000, or XP. Ethernet is supported under all operating systems.

Your computer should also meet the following system requirements:

Minimum system

Recommended system

Pentium for Windows 98, 95, and NT 4.0
Pentium 133 MHz for Windows 2000
Pentium 150 MHz for Windows Me

Pentium 4 1.3GHz MHz or higher processor

32 MB RAM for Windows Me, 98, 95, NT 4.0
64 MB RAM for Windows 2000

512 MB RAM or more

100 MB hard disk space for Windows Me, 98, 95, 2000, and NT 4.0

500 MB*1/300 MB*2 or more free disk space (B0)

VGA monitor

VGA or better monitor

*1 is for graphic data use
*2 is for line data use

Your computer dealer can help you update your system if it does not meet these requirements.


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To use your printer with a Macintosh

To use this printe with USBr, you need a Power Macintosh® G3, G4, or iMac series (System 8.5.1 through 9.x; System 9.2.2 or later recommended). For IEEE 1394 (FireWire®), you should have an iMac DV, G3, or G4 (System 8.6 or later with FireWire Update 2.1 or later). Ethernet connections are supported by the iMac, G3, or G4 series (System 8.5.1 through 9.x; 9.2.2 or later recommended).

Your computer should also meet the following system requirements:

Minimum system

Recommended system

256 MB RAM

512 MB RAM

8 GB hard disk space

60 GB hard disk space

Note:
  • The amount of available memory varies according to the number and kind of applications that are open. To see how much memory is available, choose About This Macintosh from the Apple menu and refer to the memory size (listed in kilobytes) under "Largest Unused Block" (1,024 K = 1 MB).


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