Reference Guide


Product Information / Product Specifications

System Requirements

Refer to the appropriate section below for the minimum and recommended computer system requirements necessary to use this product. In addition to these requirements, you need 20 MB of free hard disk space to install your printer software. To print, you also need extra hard disk space amounting to about twice the size of the file you want to print.

To connect your printer to your computer, your computer must be equipped with a USB 1.1 or 2.0 port (Hi-Speed USB 2.0 is recommended). A standard, shielded USB cable is also required.

For Windows

Your computer must be a Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition (Me), Windows 98SE (Second Edition), Windows XP, or Windows 2000 pre-installed PC. It must meet the following system requirements.


Pentium 300 MHz or faster


256 MB (512 MB recommended)

Hard Disk Space

200 MB (300 MB recommended)


SVGA monitor (800 x 600); XGA (1024 x 768) or better monitor recommended

For Macintosh

Your Macintosh must meet the following system requirements.

Operating System

Mac OS 9.2 or later; Mac OS X 10.2.x to 10.3.x


PowerPC G3, G4, or iMac; 233 MHz (500 MHz recommended)


256 MB (512 MB recommended); Mac OS X required 512 MB

Hard Disk Space

200 MB (300 MB or more recommended)

  • For Mac OS 9, 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 Computer from the Apple menu, and refer to the memory size (listed in kilobytes) under "Largest Unused Block" (1,024K=1 MB).
  • For Mac OS X, to see how much memory is available, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu.
  • For Mac OS 9, the memory requirements above are for printing on Letter size paper. These requirements may vary depending on the size of the paper, the type of application you are using, and the complexity of the document that you want to print.




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