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How to Enable the Dell 1600N Printer To Scan Over the Network


Table of Contents:

  1. Print the Network Configuration Page and Check for an IP Address
  2. Update the Printer and Network Firmware
  3. Enable Network Scan in the Operator Panel
  4. Update the 1600n Software for Network Scanning Capability


Article Summary: This article provides information on how to enable the Dell 1600N printer to scan over the network.


Print the Network Configuration Page and Check for an IP Address

  1. Press the MENU button until Network Setup appears.
  2. Press the arrow button until Print Sys. Data appears, and press the SELECT button.
    On the bottom line of the display, Yes appears.
  3. Press the SELECT button.
    The Network Configuration Page prints out.
  4. Under the TCP/IP field, verify there is an IP listed other than 0.0.0.0.

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Update the Printer and Network Firmware

  1. Browse to the Dell Personal Laser 1600n Printer Firmware page and download the latest version of the 1600n driver/software.

    For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article How to Download and Install Printer Firmware

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Enable Network Scan in the Operator Panel

  1. Press the Menu button on the printer operator panel until Maintenance appears.
  2. Press the left or right arrow key until Network Scan appears and press Select.
  3. Press the left or right arrow key to enable Network Scan and press Select.

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Update the 1600n Software for Network Scanning Capability

  1. Browse to the Dell Personal Laser 1600n Printer Driver/Software page and download the latest version of the 1600n driver/software.

    For more information, refer to Dell Knowledge Base article How to Download and Install Printer Drivers


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Article ID: SLN37291

Last Date Modified: 03/05/2015 06:21 AM


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