Colour Printing And Paper Sizes With Smartcard Multi-Function Printers

Printing is always subject to a charge for students. You can purchase printing balance in Unigrafia's online shop.

The choice between a monochrome and colour printer is made on the workstation when the job is being sent to the printer..

Open the file and use the print menu of the software to print. The printer settings are changed differently in depending on the software. These instructions describe how to print from one specific software. Printing from other software happens in a similar manner.

Smartcard-PCL or Smartcard-PS? 

  • If using a Windows computer, select the Smartcard-PCL driver.
  • On Mac computers, only Smartcard-PS works so you should choose it.

 

Please note! The name of the print server may be different from the one display in the images of these instructions. What is most important is to select a Smartcard printer.

Colour Printing on a Smartcard PS printer

  • Click the Properties button.

 

  • Select Auto [Color/B&W] in the drop-down menu under Color Mode.
  • Click OK.

  • The window closes and you return to the previous print menu. Check the other options again and click the Print button.
  • Identify yourself on the printer with your chip card and free up your work..

 

Colour printing on a Smartcard PCL printer

  • Click the Properties button.

     
  • There is a sheet symbol on the left side of the window. There are three small icons below it. Click the symbol of a coloured sheet on the right.
  • Click OK.

  • The window closes and you return to the previous print menu. Check the other options again and click the Print button.
  • Identify yourself on the printer and free up your work.

 

Selecting the paper size

Printing may jam if you try to print a paper size that is not supported by the device (such as “letter”). The problem may occur with Canon printers in Smartcard and device-specific printing. In this case, the orange indicator light on the printer will flash. You can change the paper size from the settings of the multifunction device. However, it is better to change the correct paper size on the computer before sending the job to the printer. Follow these steps:

  • Open Devices and Printers from the Start menu.

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  • Find the printer and select Printing preferences from the menu that opens by right-clicking on the printer.

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  • Open the Page Setup tab (1).
  • Under Profile, select Scale to Fit A4 (2).

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