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Lexmark MS431

Lexmark MS431

Selecting a location for the printer

  • Leave enough room to open trays, covers, and doors and to install hardware options.
  • Set up the printer near an electrical outlet.
  • Make sure that airflow in the room meets the latest revision of the ASHRAE 62 standard or the CEN Technical Committee 156 standard.
  • Provide a flat, sturdy, and stable surface.
  • Keep the printer:
    • Clean, dry, and free of dust
    • Away from stray staples and paper clips
    • Away from the direct airflow of air conditioners, heaters, or ventilators
    • Free from direct sunlight and humidity extremes
  • Observe the recommended temperatures and avoid fluctuations.
  • Ambient temperature

    10 to 32.2°C (50 to 90°F)

    Storage temperature

    -40 to 40°C (-40 to 104°F)
  • Allow the following recommended amount of space around the printer for proper ventilation:
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    305 mm (12 in.)



    100 mm (3.94 in.)


    Right side

    76.2 mm (3 in.)



    305 mm (12 in.)
    The minimum space needed in front of the printer is 76 mm (3 in.).


    Left side

    110 mm (4.33 in.)
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