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Lexmark M1242

Lexmark M1242

Installing an optional card

CAUTION—SHOCK HAZARD:  To avoid the risk of electrical shock, if you are accessing the controller board or installing optional hardware or memory devices sometime after setting up the printer, then turn the printer off, and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet before continuing. If you have any other devices attached to the printer, then turn them off as well, and unplug any cables going into the printer.

  1. Turn off the printer.

  2. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet, and then from the printer.

  3. Open the controller board access cover.

    Warning—Potential Damage:  Controller board electronic components are easily damaged by static electricity. Touch a metal surface on the printer before touching any components or connectors.

  4. Unpack the optional card.

    Warning—Potential Damage:  Do not touch the connection points along the edge of the card.

  5. Push the card firmly into place.

    Note:  The entire length of the connector on the card must touch and be flush against the controller board.

    Warning—Potential Damage:  Improper installation of the card may cause damage to the card and the controller board.

  6. Close the access cover.

  7. Connect the power cord to the printer, and then to the electrical outlet.

    CAUTION—POTENTIAL INJURY:  To avoid the risk of fire or electrical shock, connect the power cord to an appropriately rated and properly grounded electrical outlet that is near the product and easily accessible.

  8. Turn on the printer.

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