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Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Lexmark MS812dn / MS812dtn

Attaching cables

CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY:  Do not set up this product or make any electrical or cabling connections, such as a power cord, a fax feature, or USB cable, during a lightning storm.

Connect the printer to the computer using a USB cable or Ethernet cable.

Make sure to match the following:

  • The USB symbol on the cable with the USB symbol on the printer
  • The appropriate Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port
  • The appropriate parallel cable with the parallel port
Use theTo


Parallel port

Connect the printer to a computer.

Note:  This can also be used in installing an optional Internal Solutions Port (ISP).


USB port

Attach an optional wireless network adapter.


Ethernet port

Connect the printer to a network.


USB printer port

Connect the printer to a computer.


Security slot

Attach a lock that will secure the controller board.


Printer power cord socket

Connect the printer to a properly grounded electrical outlet.

Warning—Potential Damage:  Do not touch the USB cable, any wireless network adapter, or the printer in the area shown while actively printing. Loss of data or a malfunction can occur.

Note:  This feature is available only if you purchase optional trays and a caster base.

After attaching the Ethernet cable and power cord, neatly tuck the cables in the channels at the back of the printer.

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