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Reporting printer usage

Each printer has a usage meter:

The meter advances one position for every 30.48 meters (100 feet) of forms that are processed through the transfer station. The meter reading is used for customer billing.

The counts shown on these printer usage meters may not match the counts shown in "Printer 1 Counter" and "Printer 2 Counter" Status area on the touchscreen.
Figure 42. Printer usage meter
Printer usage meter

Do this task on the last working day of each month.

You need an IBM Printer Usage Sheet to report printer usage. See Figure 43.

A new Printer Usage Sheet is sent to every customer every month.

  1. Open the left rear and center rear covers.
  2. Locate the label Page Counter X 100.
  3. Write the numbers on the Printer Usage Sheet exactly as they appear in the printer usage meter:
  4. Fill in the printer serial number, which is on a label below the developer at the front of the machine. This label also has the printer model number.
  5. Fill in the machine type and the date.
  6. Sign the card.
  7. Mail the completed sheet to IBM.
Figure 43. Printer usage sheet
Printer usage sheet