Xerox Phaser 8400DX – Driver Download, Setup and User Guide


Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up the Xerox Phaser 8400DX

Unpacking and Setup

  1. Remove the printer from the packaging and place it on a stable surface.
  2. Open the front cover and remove the protective packaging from the toner cartridge.
  3. Insert the toner cartridge into the printer, ensuring it is fully inserted.
  4. Close the front cover.
  5. Connect the power cord to the printer and an electrical outlet.
  6. Connect the Ethernet cable to the printer and your network. (Optional)

Installing Drivers

  1. Insert the installation CD or download the drivers from Xerox’s website.
  2. Run the installation wizard and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Select the appropriate printer model and connection type.
  4. Install the necessary drivers and software.

Configuring Network Settings

Ethernet Connection:

  1. On the printer’s control panel, press the “Menu” button.
  2. Select “Network Settings” > “TCP/IP Settings.”
  3. Select “Automatic (DHCP).” (Recommended)
  4. Press “OK” to save the changes.

Wi-Fi Connection:

  1. From the control panel, go to “Network Settings” > “Wi-Fi Settings.”
  2. Select the desired Wi-Fi network from the list.
  3. Enter the network password.
  4. Press “OK” to connect to the network.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Printer Not Printing:

  • Ensure the printer is powered on and connected to the power source.
  • Check if the toner cartridge is correctly installed.
  • Verify that the USB or Ethernet cable is properly connected.
  • Restart the printer and computer.

Print Quality Problems:

  • Replace the toner cartridge if it is low or empty.
  • Clean the print head by following the instructions in the printer’s manual.
  • Adjust the print quality settings from the printer driver interface.

Paper Jams:

  • Clear the paper jam by removing any jammed paper from the printer’s paper path.
  • Adjust the paper guides to ensure the paper is aligned correctly.
  • Use a different type of paper that is compatible with the printer.

Network Connection Issues:

  • Ensure the printer and computer are connected to the same network.
  • Verify that the network settings on the printer are correct.
  • Power cycle the printer, router, and computer.
  • Reset the printer’s network settings to factory defaults.

Other Issues:

  • Contact Xerox technical support for assistance with any other issues not covered in this guide.

Download Xerox Phaser 8400DX Driver

Ensure your device is fully compatible with the latest drivers for the Xerox Phaser 8400DX. Downloading and installing the correct driver software is essential for optimal functionality and performance.

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