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X543, X544 & X546 Firmware Update

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Lexmark X543, X544 & X546 Firmware Update (May '12)

KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF UPDATING THE PRINTER and ENGINE FIRMWARE PACKAGES ON THE X543, X544 & X546.

Latest Levels:

  • Printer - LL.EL.P532
  • Engine - LU.AS.E308E
  • Scan Firmware .S106

 

KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF THE LATEST FIRMWARE PACKAGE

Functional Enhancements

  1. Added support in the Lexmark Enterprise MIB for the following SNMP tables (for the device, inventory, and alerts OIDs): deviceTable, hwInventoryTable, supplyInventoryTable, swInventoryTable, and deviceAlertTable
  2. Added Out-of-Service device wipe capability
  3. Enhanced the history log header information

Scan

  1. Fixed an issue that could result in scan profile not maintaining previously used values
  2. Addressed an issue where pre-defined email messages were being truncated
  3. Addressed an issue where "Log Paper Source" value in E-mail Settings was being ignored
  4. Fixed an issue with setting the PDF version for scan functions
  5. Addressed a problem that prevented scan-to-email in color when using address book from active directory
  6. Addressed an issue where scan-to-FTP would remove spaces from path/filename
  7. Added scan profile launch button support for Windows 7 and MAC
  8. Added error message when Shortcut Number field is left blank while submitting a shortcut

Print

  1. Made changes to improve print performance for certain print jobs
  2. Fixed an issue that could lead to the device stuck in the "Busy" state when printing certain PostScript jobs
  3. Made minor PJL improvements
  4. Fixed an issue that could lead to incorrect output on certain Postscript jobs
  5. Addressed several emulator issues that led to problems printing some PDF jobs

Network

  1. Added Font Card Detection for NPA RDC Options command
  2. Fixed some minor SNMP reporting issues
  3. Fixed an issue with auto DST in conjunction with Eastern Australia time
  4. Fixed an issue where entering the hostname in the NTP address field could fail
  5. Fixed a MAC address mismatch issue between Asset Report and Network Setup Page

Security

  1. Made various security improvements
  2. Addressed an issue where the Advanced Password could be cleared on the device after it was powered down or reset

Fax

  1. Fixed an issue where the Driver to Fax Alternate Station Name was not replacing the Station Name in the transmission log header
  2. Fixed an issue which could block device from receiving faxes
  3. Fixed a manual fax timing issue when sending via flatbed that could lead to the receiving side timing out
  4. Addressed an issue where incorrect fax number was displayed when using DBCS language
  5. Addressed an issue with "Report a Fax Problem"

Errors

  1. Addressed some issues that could lead to 900.57 Firmware errors
  2. Fixed some issues that could lead to 900 Firmware errors
  3. Addressed some issues that could lead to 976 Service Network Software errors.
  4. Addressed an issue that could lead to a 900.43 Firmware error
  5. Eliminated the source of some 844.02 scanner errors

Other

  1. Addressed minor memory leaks
  2. Fixed an issue that could lead to an inaccurate "Coverage Last Job" value on the Device Statistics page
  3. Fixed an Italian translation issue on the operator panel
  4. Updated UFST version from 5.0 to 5.021
  5. Addressed an issue that could lead to a '55 Unsupported Memory' error after replacing an operator panel
  6. Fixed a problem that can occur when accessing Job History from SE menu

 

KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF PREVIOUSLY RELEASED PRINTER and ENGINE FIRMWARE PACKAGES
(NOTE: these fixes are also included as part of the latest firmware packages mentioned above.)

  1. Reduced color toner used while in black only mode
  2. Cartridge Yield Improvement based on compression set jog frequency change
  3. Fix for speckled images when scanning
  4. Fix for fax numbers not properly displayed on front panel when being entered
  5. Addressed a 976 Web Services crash on the printer related low network MTU set by the DHCP server
  6. Addressed an issue that could cause power saver timer to fail
  7. Fixed an issue caused by an improper HTTP GET request (CVE-2010-0101)
  8. Passive FTP connections now time-out after 90 seconds in order to avoid a potential Denial of Service (CVE-2010-0618)
  9. Resolved NULL-pointer dereference in OpenSSL (CVE-2004-0079)
  10. Resolved some PJL buffer overrun issues (CVE-2010-0619)
  11. Fixed a problem that could cause issues trying to print to the printer from another subnet
  12. Various webpage enhancements and minor bug fixes
  13. Fixed a variety of Near WATCHDOG errors
  14. Fixed a variety of 900, 903, 905, 930 errors
  15. Support for Scan to FTP function
  16. Fixed a variety of printer hangs with BUSY appearing on the front panel
  17. Fixed several color quality issues and a toner fusing issue
  18. Fixed a Fax Shortcut Issue
  19. Fixed a Fax Issue where Caller ID was causing No Answer
  20. Fixed issue with Wireless cards not being properly detected
  21. Fixed a 122.16 and a 108.01 error
  22. Corrected a gear/noise issue seen when printing after closing front cover
  23. Cartridge Yield Improvement based on reducing the number of color calibration cycles of device
  24. Fixed scanner top margin variation and improved scan quality and feed reliability

Firmware update instructions:

  1. Download the appropriate update file below
  2. Unzip the downloaded file
  3. Read the README file (located in .zip file) before updating

 Click here for X543, X544 & X546 Firmware (58MB)

 



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