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BEFORE USING THE MACHINE
COPIER
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SCANNER / INTERNET FAX
DOCUMENT FILING
SYSTEM SETTINGS
TROUBLESHOOTING
About Operation Guide

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  • Page 1: Operation Guide

    OPERATION GUIDE Search based on Search based on Search using the Search using the what you want to do what you want to do table of contents table of contents BEFORE USING THE MACHINE COPIER PRINTER MAKE A COPY PRINT A DOCUMENT SEND A FAX FACSIMILE SCANNER / INTERNET FAX...
  • Page 2: Make A Copy

    MAKE A COPY Conserve Reduce copy Make a copy of this Make a copy on mistakes type of original this type of paper Add the date or Assemble output page numbers into a pamphlet Other convenient functions Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 3 Conserve Copy multiple pages on Copy on both sides of the one side of one sheet of paper paper Copy on the front and back of a card Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 4 Reduce copy mistakes Check the number of Print one set of copies for scanned pages before proofing making copies Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 5 Make a copy of this type of original More original pages than Mixed colour and black & white originals can be loaded at once Mixed-size originals Bulky original (shadows appear at edges) Bound original such as a Book or pamphlet (make book (one page at a time) facing page copies) Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 6 Make a copy on this type of paper Envelopes and other A3 wide paper special media Tab Paper Transparency film Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 7 Add the date or page numbers Add the date Add a stamp Add the page number Add text Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 8 Assemble output into a pamphlet Create a stapled pamphlet Staple output Create a blank margin for Punch holes in output punching Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 9: Other Convenient Functions

    Other convenient functions Functions used for specific purposes Make a copy of arranged photos Create a large poster Make a mirror-image copy Copy onto the centre of the paper Convenient functions Use two machines simultaneously Give priority to a copy job Check the status of a reserved job Insert covers/inserts in copy output Copy a thin original...
  • Page 10: Print A Document

    PRINT A DOCUMENT Conserve Print without a Print attractive Assemble output computer output into a pamphlet Print on this type Add text or an of paper image Other convenient functions Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 11 Conserve Print on both sides of the Print multiple pages on one paper side of the paper Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 12: Print Without A Computer

    Print without a computer F T P Print a file on an FTP Print a file in a USB memory device Print a file in a network Print a file stored in the folder machine Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 13 Print attractive output Print matching the size of Adjust the brightness and the paper contrast Print using colour settings Bring out faint text and suitable for the data lines Select the print mode Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 14 Assemble output into a pamphlet Create a stapled pamphlet Staple output Create a blank margin for Punch holes in output punching Print specific pages on the front side of the paper Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 15 Print on this type of paper Envelopes Tab Paper Transparency film Print specific pages on different paper Rotate the image 180 degrees Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 16 Add text or an image Add a watermark to print Overlay an image on the data print data Overlay a fixed form on the print data Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 17 Other convenient functions Correct the size or orientation of the print data Enlarge or reduce the print image Print a mirror-image Security is important Print confidentially Print an encrypted PDF file Functions used for specific purposes Print an "invoice copy" Create a large poster Convenient functions Give priority to a print job...
  • Page 18: Send A Fax

    SEND A FAX Conserve Send this type of Prevent transmission to Send a clear document the wrong destination document Save trouble Security is important Other convenient functions Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 19 Conserve Send when the rate is Send two original pages as lowest a single page Relay a transmission through a branch office Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 20 Send this type of document Bulky original (shadows Bound original such as a appear at edges) book (one page at a time) More original pages than Mixed-size originals can be loaded at once Original printed on both ID card or other card sides Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 21 Prevent transmission to the wrong destination Check the destination once Check the result of more before sending transmission Check the log of previous Stamp scanned original transmissions pages Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 22 Send a clear document Adjust the exposure Adjust the image quality Specify the size before Send without shadows at sending the edges Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 23 Save trouble Store frequently used Send to multiple settings destinations X X X X - 6 7 8 9 X X X X - 6 7 8 9 X X X X - 9 8 7 4 X X X X - 9 8 7 4 View the transmission log Easily specify an address X X X X - 4 5 6 7...
  • Page 24 Security is important Check the destination once Send confidentially more before sending Initiate reception of a Print protected reception document from a sending data machine Send a document at the other machine's request Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 25 Other convenient functions Convenient management functions Forward a received fax to a network address Print a list of addresses Convenient functions Send a thin original Select a transmission destination from a global address book Give priority to a transmission Use an extension phone Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 26 SCAN AN IMAGE / SEND AN INTERNET FAX Send a clear Send this type of Prevent transmission to Send a smaller image document the wrong destination file Save trouble Scan from my computer Other convenient functions Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 27 Send a clear image Adjust the contrast or Adjust the resolution image quality before sending Send without shadows at Suppress the background of the edges a transmitted document Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 28 Send this type of document Bulky original (shadows Bound original such as a appear at edges) book (one page at a time) More original pages than Mixed-size originals can be loaded at once Original printed on both Original with background sides Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 29 Prevent transmission to the wrong destination Check the result of Check the log of previous transmission transmissions Stamp scanned original pages Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 30 Send a smaller file Send at low resolution Compress a file before sending Reduce an image before Send an image in black & sending white Send two original pages as ID or other card a single page Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 31 Save trouble Store frequently used Send to multiple settings destinations a a a @ a a . a a . c a a a @ a a . a a . c o b b b @ b b . b b . b b b @ b b .
  • Page 32 Other convenient functions Convenient management functions Forward a received fax to a network address Print a list of transmission destinations Convenient functions Scan a thin original Select a transmission destination from a global address book Send at a specified time Give priority to a transmission Send in USB memory mode Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 33 SAVE A JOB AND REUSE IT LATER Search for a file Organize my files Save an important Print a batch of document files Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 34 Search for a file Search for a file using a keyword Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 35 Organize my files Delete a file Delete all files Periodically delete files Change the folder Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 36: Maintain The Machine

    MAINTAIN THE MACHINE Clean the Replace a toner Replace the Replace the machine cartridge staple cartridge stamp cartridge Replace the toner Dispose of punch collection container waste Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 37 Clean the machine Clean the document glass and Clean the main charger of automatic document feeder the photoconductive drum Clean the original feed Clean the bypass feed roller roller Clean the laser unit Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 38 ABOUT OPERATION GUIDE There are two ways to search for a topic in this guide: you can use an "I want to..." menu, or you can use a regular table of contents. The following explanation assumes that Adobe Reader 8.0 is being used (Some buttons do not appear in the default state.).
  • Page 39: How To Use This Manual

    HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL Click a button below to move to the page that you wish to view. (1) (2) (3) Return to top page button Adobe Reader Help button If an operation does not proceed as expected, click this Opens Adobe Reader Help.
  • Page 40: Manuals Provided With The Machine

    MANUALS PROVIDED WITH THE MACHINE Operation manuals in PDF format (this manual) The manuals in PDF format provide detailed explanations of the procedures for using the machine in each mode. To view the PDF manuals, download them from the hard drive in the machine. The procedure for downloading the manuals is explained in "Downloading the Operation Guide"...
  • Page 41: Please Note

    • Aside from instances provided for by law, SHARP is not responsible for failures occurring during the use of the product or its options, or failures due to incorrect operation of the product and its options, or other failures, or for any damage that occurs due to use of the product.
  • Page 42: Table Of Contents

    PASSWORD......1-16 SHARP OSA ......1-41 REMOTE OPERATION OF THE MACHINE.
  • Page 43 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE MAINTENANCE REGULAR MAINTENANCE ....1-43 • CLEANING THE DOCUMENT GLASS AND AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER . . . 1-43 • CLEANING THE MAIN CHARGER OF THE PHOTOCONDUCTIVE DRUM .
  • Page 44: Part Names And Functions

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE BEFORE USING THE MACHINE This section provides basic information about the machine. Please read this chapter before using the machine. PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS EXTERIOR (2) (3) When a finisher is installed Automatic document feeder Exit tray unit (right tray) This automatically feeds and scans multiple originals.
  • Page 45 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE (10) (11) Tray 1 (10) Tray 4 (when a stand/2 x 500 sheet paper drawer is installed)* This holds paper. ☞ TRAY SETTINGS FOR TRAY 1 TO 4 (page 1-26) This holds paper. ☞ TRAY SETTINGS FOR TRAY 1 TO 4 (page 1-26) Tray 2 (11) USB connector (A type)
  • Page 46: Interior

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE INTERIOR (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (12) Toner cartridges (18) Main power switch These contain toner for printing. When the toner runs out This is used to power on the machine. in a cartridge, the cartridge of the colour that ran out must When using the fax or Internet fax functions, keep this be replaced.
  • Page 47: Automatic Document Feeder And Document Glass

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER AND DOCUMENT GLASS Paper feed roller Scanning area This roller rotates to automatically feed the original. Originals placed in the document feeder tray are scanned here. Document feeding area cover ☞ REGULAR MAINTENANCE (page 1-43) Open this cover to remove an original misfeed or clean Original size detector...
  • Page 48: Side And Back

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE SIDE AND BACK USB connector (A type) When the fax expansion kit is installed Supports USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed). This is used to connect a USB device such as USB memory to the machine. This connector is not initially available for use. If you wish to use the connector, contact your service technician.
  • Page 49: Operation Panel

    This blinks while print data is being received and lights easier to use. steadily while printing is taking place. Function key To use the Sharp OSA function, press this key to switch to Sharp OSA mode. Contents Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 50 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE (10) (11) PRINT DOCUMENT READY FILING DATA LINE IMAGE SEND DATA COPY SYSTEM JOB STATUS SETTINGS LOGOUT (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (10) [BLACK & WHITE START] key (15) [STOP] key ( Press this key to copy or scan an original in black and Press this key to stop a copy job or scanning of an white.
  • Page 51: Touch Panel

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE TOUCH PANEL This section explains how to use the touch panel. To enter text, see "ENTERING TEXT" (page 1-60). Using the touch panel Example 1 Spool Job Queue Sets / Progress Status Job Queue Copy 020 / 001 Copying Complete Copy...
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Example 4 Ready to scan for copy. Function Review Full Colour Original A4 2-Sided Copy Shift:Right Colour Mode Margin Shift Front:10mm/Back:10mm Output Job Detail Plain Settings Edge:10mm Erase Special Modes Centre:10mm Auto Exposure File Front:2-Sided/Back:Insert Covers/Inserts Insertion A:10Page/B:10Page 100% Quick File...
  • Page 53: Turning The Power On And Off

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE TURNING THE POWER ON AND OFF The machine has two power switches. The main power switch is at the lower left after the front cover is opened. The other power switch is the [POWER] key ( ) on the operation panel at the top right.
  • Page 54: Energy Save Functions

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE ENERGY SAVE FUNCTIONS This product has the following two energy save functions that conform to the Energy Star guidelines to help conserve natural resources and reduce environmental pollution. Preheat Mode (Low power mode) Preheat mode automatically lowers the temperature of the fusing unit and thereby reduces power consumption if the machine remains in the standby state for the interval of time set in "Preheat Mode Setting"...
  • Page 55: User Authentication

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE USER AUTHENTICATION User authentication restricts the use of the machine to users that have been registered. The functions that each user is allowed to use can be specified, allowing the machine to be customized to meet the needs of your workplace. When the administrator of the machine has enabled user authentication, each user must log in to use the machine.
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE When you have finished using the machine and are ready to log out, press the [LOGOUT] key ( LOGOUT • However, note that the [LOGOUT] key ( ) cannot be used to log out when a fax number is being entered in fax mode, as the key is used for fax number entry.
  • Page 57: Authentication By Login Name / Password

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE AUTHENTICATION BY LOGIN NAME / PASSWORD The following procedure is used to log in using a login name and password received from the administrator of the machine or the administrator of the LDAP server. Please enter your login name / password.
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Touch the [Password] key. Please enter your login name / password. A text entry screen for entering the password will appear. User Authentication Login Name Enter your password that is stored in "User Registration" in the User Name User 0001 system settings (administrator).
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE When you have finished using the machine and are ready to log out, press the [LOGOUT] key ( LOGOUT • However, note that the [LOGOUT] key ( ) cannot be used to log out when a fax number is being entered in fax mode, as the key is used for fax number entry.
  • Page 60: Remote Operation Of The Machine

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE REMOTE OPERATION OF THE MACHINE The remote operation function allows you to operate the machine from your computer. When this function is added, the same screen as the operation panel screen appears on your computer. This allows you to operate the machine from your computer in the same way as if you were standing in front of the machine.
  • Page 61: Items Recorded In The Job Log

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE ITEMS RECORDED IN THE JOB LOG The machine records the jobs that are performed in the job log. The main information that is recorded in the job log is described below. • To make it easy to total the usage counts of differently configured machines, the items recorded in the job log are fixed, regardless of what peripheral devices are installed or the objective of the recording.
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Item name Description Main items Number of Reserved Number of specified sets or reserved destinations. Sets Number of Completed Number of completed sets or number of destinations to which Sets transmission was successfully completed. Number of Reserved Number of reserved original pages of a copy, print, scan job, or other Pages job.
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Item name Description Detailed Items Original Size Size of scanned original. For a document filing print job, the paper size of the file. Original Type Original type (text, printed photo, etc.) set in the exposure settings screen.
  • Page 64: Loading Paper

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE LOADING PAPER IMPORTANT POINTS ABOUT PAPER This section provides information that you should know before loading paper in the paper trays. Be sure to read this section before loading paper. NAMES AND LOCATIONS OF TRAYS The names of the trays are as follows. Bypass tray Tray 1 Tray 2...
  • Page 65: Useable Paper

    Plain paper that can be used • SHARP standard plain paper (80 g/m (21 lbs.)). For paper specifications, see the specifications in the Safety Guide. • Pain paper other than SHARP standard paper (60 g/m to 105 g/m (16 lbs. to 28 lbs.)) Recycled paper, coloured paper and pre-punched paper must meet the same specifications as plain paper.
  • Page 66: Paper That Cannot Be Used

    • The image quality and toner fusibility of paper may change due to ambient conditions, operating conditions, and paper characteristics, resulting in image quality inferior to that of SHARP standard paper. Contact your dealer or nearest authorised service representative for advice on using these types of paper.
  • Page 67: Tray Settings For Tray 1 To 4

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE TRAY SETTINGS FOR TRAY 1 TO 4 LOADING PAPER AND CHANGING THE PAPER SIZE A maximum of 500 sheets of paper from size A5R to A3 (5-1/2" x 8-1/2"R to size 11" x 17") can be loaded in trays 1 and 2. A maximum of 500 sheets of paper from size B5R to A3 (7-1/4"...
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Gently push the paper tray into the machine. Push the tray firmly all the way into the machine. If you loaded a different type or size of paper than was loaded previously, be sure to change the "Paper Tray Settings" in the system settings.
  • Page 69: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE LOADING PAPER IN THE BYPASS TRAY The bypass tray can be used to print on plain paper, envelopes, label sheets, tab paper, and other special media. Up to 100 sheets of paper can be loaded (up to 40 sheets of heavy paper) for continuous printing similar to the other trays. Open the bypass tray.
  • Page 70: Important Points When Using The Bypass Tray

    IMPORTANT POINTS WHEN USING THE BYPASS TRAY • When using plain paper other than SHARP standard paper or special media other than SHARP-recommended transparency film, or when printing on the reverse side of previously used paper, the paper must be loaded one sheet at a time.
  • Page 71: Loading Envelopes

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Loading envelopes When inserting envelopes in the bypass tray, place them aligned to the left side in the orientation shown below. Only the front side of envelopes can be printed on. Be sure to place the front side face down. •...
  • Page 72: Originals

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE ORIGINALS This section explains how to place originals in the automatic document feeder and on the document glass. PLACING THE ORIGINAL PLACING ORIGINALS IN THE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER This section explains how to place originals in the automatic document feeder. Allowed original sizes Minimum original size Maximum original size...
  • Page 73: Printer

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Adjust the original guides to the size of the originals. Place the original. Make sure the edges of the originals are even. Indicator Insert the originals face up all the way into the document feeder line tray.
  • Page 74: Placing The Original On The Document Glass

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE PLACING THE ORIGINAL ON THE DOCUMENT GLASS This section explains how to place the original on the document glass. Allowed original sizes When the original is a non-standard size, see the Maximum original size appropriate explanation below for the mode you are using.
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    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Close the automatic document feeder. After placing the original, be sure to close the automatic document feeder. If left open, parts outside of the original will be copied black, causing excessive use of toner. Placing a thick book When scanning a thick book or other thick original, follow the steps below to press the book down.
  • Page 76: Peripheral Devices

    PERIPHERAL DEVICES This section describes the peripheral devices that can be used with the machine and explains how to use the finisher, as well as Sharp OSA (application communication module and external account module). PERIPHERAL DEVICES Peripheral devices can be installed on the machine to increase its range of functionality.
  • Page 77 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Product name Product number Description Sharpdesk 1 licence kit MX-USX1 This software enables integrated management of documents and computer files. Sharpdesk 5 licence kit MX-USX5 Sharpdesk 10 licence kit MX-US10 Sharpdesk 50 licence kit MX-US50 Sharpdesk 100 licence kit MX-USA0 This stamps each original page after it is scanned in image send Stamp unit...
  • Page 78: Finisher

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE FINISHER The finisher is equipped with the offset function, which offsets each set of output from the previous set. In addition, each set of sorted output can be stapled. An optional hole punching unit can also be installed to punch holes in output. PART NAMES The following parts can be accessed when the finisher is open.
  • Page 79: Finisher Maintenance

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE FINISHER MAINTENANCE When the staple cartridge runs out of staples, a message will appear in the operation panel. Follow the procedure below to replace the staple cartridge. Replacing the staple cartridge Open the cover. While pressing the lever over to the left, slide the finisher to the left until it stops.
  • Page 80: Close The Cover

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Replace the staple case. Push the staple case in until it clicks into place. Slide the finisher back to the right. Gently slide the finisher back to the right until it locks into its original position. Close the cover.
  • Page 81: Punch Module

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE PUNCH MODULE A punch module can be installed to punch holes in output. To install a punch module, a finisher is required. DISCARDING PUNCH WASTE Punch waste from punched holes is collected in the punch waste box. Follow the steps below to discard the punch waste.
  • Page 82: Sharp Osa

    Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture) is an architecture that enables external applications to be directly connected to a digital multifunction machine over a network. When a digital multifunction machine that supports Sharp OSA is used, the operation panel controls and functions of the machine such as scan send can be linked to an external application.
  • Page 83: External Account Module (Mx-Amx3)

    OFF" (page 1-12). External count mode When only the [External Account Control] setting is enabled in "External Account Setting" of "Sharp OSA Settings" in the system settings (administrator), the machine enters external count mode. Unlike external authentication mode, when the machine is started in "external count mode", the login screen of the external account application is not displayed.
  • Page 84: Regular Maintenance

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE MAINTENANCE This section explains how to clean the machine and replace the toner cartridges and the toner collection container. REGULAR MAINTENANCE To ensure that the machine continues to provide top quality performance, periodically clean the machine. Warning Do not use a flammable spray to clean the machine.
  • Page 85 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Scanning area If coloured lines or white lines appear in images scanned using the automatic document feeder, clean the scanning area (the thin long glass next to the document glass). To clean this area, use the glass cleaner that is stored in the automatic document feeder. After using the glass cleaner, be sure to return it to its storage position.
  • Page 86: Cleaning The Main Charger Of The Photoconductive Drum

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE CLEANING THE MAIN CHARGER OF THE PHOTOCONDUCTIVE DRUM If black lines or coloured lines appear even after you have cleaned the document glass and automatic document feeder, use the charger cleaner to clean the main charger that charges the drum. Open the front cover.
  • Page 87 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Repeat step 4 with each of the other main chargers. There are a total of 4 places to be cleaned in the machine as shown. Main charger Replace the charger cleaner in its original position. Push the toner collection container into the machine.
  • Page 88: Cleaning The Bypass Feed Roller

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE CLEANING THE BYPASS FEED ROLLER If paper misfeeds frequently occur when feeding envelopes or heavy paper through the bypass tray, wipe the surface of the feed roller with a clean soft cloth moistened with water or a neutral detergent. CLEANING THE ORIGINAL FEED ROLLER If lines or other dirt appear on the scanned original when the automatic document feeder is used, wipe the surface of the roller with a clean soft cloth moistened with water or a neutral detergent.
  • Page 89: Cleaning The Laser Unit

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE CLEANING THE LASER UNIT When the laser unit inside the machine becomes dirty, line patterns (coloured lines) may form in the printed image. Identifying lines (coloured lines) caused by a dirty laser unit • Coloured lines always appear in the same place. (The lines are never black.) •...
  • Page 90 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Remove the dirty cleaner from the tip of the cleaning tool. (1) Firmly grasp the tool close to where the cleaner is attached. (2) Use your other hand to press down on the hook that secures the cleaner and remove the cleaner.
  • Page 91 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Clean the laser unit. (1) Point the cleaner down and slowly insert the tool into the hole that you wish to clean. Be sure to point the cleaner down. Labels similar to (A) are attached to areas that require cleaning.
  • Page 92 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Replace the cleaning tool. (1) Point the cleaner up and hook the end of the tool (the end without the cleaner) onto the holder on the right. (2) Align the holder with the hole in the centre of the cleaning tool and slowly press up from below.
  • Page 93: Replacing The Toner Cartridges

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE REPLACING THE TONER CARTRIDGES Be sure to replace the toner cartridge when the message "Change the toner cartridge." appears. In copy mode Ready to scan for copy. When the message appears in the message display, replace the toner cartridge for the indicated colour. Ready to scan for copy.
  • Page 94: Open The Front Cover

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Open the front cover. Locations of colour toner cartridges (A): Yellow (B): Magenta (C): Cyan (D): Black Pull the toner cartridge toward you. Raise the toner cartridge lever and gently pull the toner cartridge horizontally toward you. When pulling out the toner cartridge, pull it out gently.
  • Page 95 • If a toner cartridge other than a SHARP-recommended toner cartridge is used, the machine may not attain full quality and performance and there is a risk of damage to the machine. Be sure to use a SHARP-recommended toner cartridge.
  • Page 96: Replacing The Toner Collection Container

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE REPLACING THE TONER COLLECTION CONTAINER The toner collection container collects excess toner that is produced during printing. When the toner collection container becomes full, "Replace used toner container." will appear. Follow the procedure below to replace the toner collection container.
  • Page 97 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Place the box on a flat surface. Place a sheet of newspaper on the surface before placing the box. Do not point the holes down as used toner will spill out. Remove the seals around the holes. Grasp the edge of each seal and pull it out toward you.
  • Page 98 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Push the toner collection container into the machine. Push the box in until it clicks into place. Close the front cover. Caution • Do not throw the toner collection container into a fire. Toner may fly and cause burns. •...
  • Page 99: Replacing The Stamp Cartridge

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE REPLACING THE STAMP CARTRIDGE If a stamp unit (AR-SU1) is installed on the automatic document feeder and the stamp has become faint, replace the stamp cartridge (AR-SV1). Supplies Stamp cartridge (2 in package) AR-SV1 Open the automatic document feeder. Open the holders on the automatic document feeder that hold the original pressure sheet.
  • Page 100 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Install a new stamp cartridge. Push the stamp unit back in. Push the stamp unit in until it clicks into place. Replace the original pressure sheet. Push the holders in until they click into place. Close the automatic document feeder. 1-59 Contents Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 101: Entering Text

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE ENTERING TEXT This section explains the text entry screen. FUNCTIONS OF THE MAIN KEYS Description This changes the text entry screen from the lower case screen to the upper case screen. The upper case screen Caps will continue to appear until the [Caps] key is touched again so that it is no longer highlighted.
  • Page 102: Changing The Entry Mode

    The layout of the keys in the text entry screen in the touch panel differs slightly from the layout of the keys on the external keyboard. Use a SHARP-recommended external keyboard. For the recommended keyboards, please contact your dealer or nearest authorised service representative.
  • Page 103 CHAPTER 2 COPIER This chapter provides detailed explanations of the procedures for using the copy function. OUTPUT ....... . . 2-34 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE AS A •...
  • Page 104 COPIER COPYING BOTH SIDES OF A CARD ON ONE CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS SHEET OF PAPER (Card Shot) ....2-80 INTERRUPTING A COPY RUN (Interrupt PRINTING THE DATE AND A STAMP ON copy).
  • Page 105: Before Using The Machine As Acopier

    COPIER BEFORE USING THE MACHINE AS A COPIER This section provides information that you should know before using the machine as a copier. BASE SCREEN OF COPY MODE When the [COPY] key is pressed on the operation panel, the base screen of copy mode appears. The base screen shows messages and keys necessary for copying, and settings that have been selected.
  • Page 106: Document Filing

    COPIER Original feed display (12) [Output] key This appears when an original is inserted in the Touch this to select an output function such as sort, automatic document feeder. group, offset, staple sort, or punch. ☞ OUTPUT (page 2-34) Original size display This shows the size of the original.
  • Page 107 COPIER Customizing displayed keys Special mode keys and other keys can be displayed in the base screen. By assigning frequently used functions to these keys, you can access the functions with a single touch. To change the function that is assigned to a key, use "Customize Key Setting"...
  • Page 108: Copying Sequence

    COPIER COPYING SEQUENCE This section explains the basic procedure for copying. Select settings in the order shown below to ensure that the copy operation takes place smoothly. For detailed procedures for selecting the settings, see the explanation of each setting in this chapter. Place the original.
  • Page 109: Output Settings

    COPIER Output settings Select copy output settings. Output Offset Right Tray Tray The main settings are as follows: ☞ Sort • Sort mode Sort mode (page 2-35) ☞ Staple • Group mode Group mode (page 2-35) Sort ☞ Punch • Offset mode Offset function (page 2-35) ☞...
  • Page 110 COPIER • When one or more special modes are selected, the key appears in the base screen. Touch the key to display a list of the selected special modes. This lets you check what special modes are selected and the settings of each mode. ☞...
  • Page 111: Originals

    COPIER ORIGINALS CHECKING THE ORIGINAL SIZE When [Auto] appears in the [Original] key that is displayed when the [Job Detail Settings] key is touched, the size of the placed original is automatically detected. The machine automatically detects the original size when an original is placed and displays the size in the [Original] key in the base screen.
  • Page 112 COPIER Standard original placement orientations Place originals in the document feeder tray or on the document glass so that the top and bottom of the original are oriented as shown in the illustration. If the original is not oriented correctly and a function such as stapling is selected, the staple positions may not be correct.
  • Page 113: Paper Trays

    COPIER PAPER TRAYS The machine is set to automatically select a tray that has the same size of paper as the size of the placed original (automatic paper tray selection). If the correct paper size is not selected or you wish to change the paper size, you can select the paper tray manually. Open the paper settings screen.
  • Page 114: Basic Procedure For Making Copies

    COPIER BASIC PROCEDURE FOR MAKING COPIES This section explains the basic procedures for making copies, including selection of the copy ratio and other copy settings. MAKING COPIES USING THE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER TO MAKE COPIES This section explains how to make copies (1-sided copies of 1-sided originals) using the automatic document feeder. Place the originals face up in the document feeder tray with the edges Indicator...
  • Page 115 COPIER Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. 2-Sided Copy • Up to 999 copies (sets) can be set. • A single copy can be made even if "0" appears for the number of copies. If an incorrect number of copies is set...
  • Page 116: Making A Copy Using The Document Glass

    COPIER MAKING A COPY USING THE DOCUMENT GLASS To make a copy of a book or other thick original that cannot be scanned with the automatic document feeder, open the automatic document feeder and place the original on the document glass. This section explains how to make a copy (1-sided copy of a 1-sided original) using the document glass.
  • Page 117 COPIER Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. 2-Sided Copy • Up to 999 copies (sets) can be set. • A single copy can be made even if "0" appears for the number of copies. If an incorrect number of copies is set...
  • Page 118: Automatic 2-Sided Copying

    COPIER AUTOMATIC 2-SIDED COPYING USING THE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER TO MAKE 2-SIDED COPIES Originals Copies Originals Originals Copies Copies Automatic 2-sided copying of 1-sided Automatic 2-sided copying of 2-sided 1-sided copying of 2-sided originals originals originals Place the originals face up in the document feeder tray with the edges Indicator line...
  • Page 119 COPIER Check the paper to be used and the Ready to scan for copy. colour mode. Full Colour 2-Sided Copy Original Colour Mode Output Make sure that the desired paper (tray) and colour mode are Job Detail Plain Settings selected. Special Modes Auto •...
  • Page 120: Automatic 2-Sided Copying Using The Document Glass

    COPIER AUTOMATIC 2-SIDED COPYING USING THE DOCUMENT GLASS Originals Copies Automatic 2-sided copying of 1-sided originals Open the automatic document feeder, place the original face down on the Original size detector document glass, and then gently close the automatic document feeder. Document glass scale Document glass scale mark...
  • Page 121 COPIER Select the 2-sided copy mode. 2-Sided Copy Binding (1) Touch the [1-Sided to 2-Sided] key. Change (2) Touch the [OK] key. The [2-Sided to 2-Sided] key and [2-Sided to 1-Sided] key cannot be used when copying from the document glass. Check the paper to be used and the Ready to scan for copy.
  • Page 122 COPIER Touch the [Read-End] key. Place next original. Press [Start]. When finished, press [Read-End]. Read-End To cancel scanning of the original and copying... Press the [STOP] key ( System Settings (Administrator): Initial Status Settings (2-Sided Copy) The default 2-sided copy mode can be changed. 2-20 Contents Downloaded From ManualsPrinter.com Manuals...
  • Page 123: Copy Colour Modes

    COPIER COPY COLOUR MODES The colour mode of the [COLOUR START] key is normally set to [Full Colour] so that copying takes place in full colour mode when the [COLOUR START] key is pressed. If colour originals are mixed together with black & white originals, set the colour mode to [Auto] to have the colour mode change appropriately for each original.
  • Page 124 COPIER Selecting single colour copying When [Single Colour] is selected for the colour mode, the following screen appears. Touch the desired colour and touch the [OK] key. Colour Mode Single Colour R(Red) B(Blue) G(Green) C(Cyan) M(Magenta) Y(Yellow) Selecting 2 colour copying When [2 Colour] is selected for the colour mode, the following screen appears.
  • Page 125: Changing The Exposure And Original Image Type

    COPIER CHANGING THE EXPOSURE AND ORIGINAL IMAGE TYPE The exposure and original image type can be selected to obtain a clear copy. AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF THE EXPOSURE AND ORIGINAL TYPE Automatic exposure adjustment operates by default to automatically adjust the exposure level and original type as appropriate for the original being copied.
  • Page 126: Selecting The Original Type And Manually Adjusting The Exposure

    COPIER SELECTING THE ORIGINAL TYPE AND MANUALLY ADJUSTING THE EXPOSURE If you wish to select the original type or manually adjust the exposure, touch the [Exposure] key in the base screen of copy mode and follow the steps below. Select the original image type. Exposure Touch the appropriate original image type key for the original.
  • Page 127 COPIER Adjust the exposure level. Exposure Copy of Copy Touch the key to make the copy darker. Auto Text Colour Tone Touch the key to make the copy lighter. Enhancement Text/ Text/Photo Manual Prtd.Photo • Using a copy or printed page as an original Printed When using a copy or printed page from the machine as an Photo...
  • Page 128: Reduction/Enlargement/Zoom

    COPIER REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM AUTOMATIC RATIO SELECTION (Auto Image) This section explains the automatic ratio selection function (Auto Image), which automatically selects the ratio to match the paper size. When the paper tray is manually changed, the [Auto Image] key appears in the base screen of copy mode. Touch the [Auto Image] key to have the reduction or enlargement ratio automatically selected based on the original size and the selected paper size.
  • Page 129: Manually Selecting The Ratio (Preset Ratios/Zoom)

    COPIER MANUALLY SELECTING THE RATIO (Preset ratios/Zoom) Touch the [Copy Ratio] key in the base screen of copy mode to select one of five preset enlargement ratios or five (four) preset reduction ratios (maximum 400%, minimum 25%). In addition, the zoom keys can be used to select any ratio from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Set the ratio.
  • Page 130 COPIER When the automatic document feeder is used, the vertical and horizontal ratio selection ranges are both 25% to 200%. To return the ratio to 100%... To return the ratio setting to 100%, touch the [Copy Ratio] key to display the ratio menu and then touch the [100%] key. System Settings (Administrator): Add or Change Extra Preset Ratios Two enlargement preset ratios (101% to 400%) and two reduction preset ratios (25% to 99%) can be added.
  • Page 131: Enlarging/Reducing The Length And Width Separately (Xy Zoom)

    COPIER ENLARGING/REDUCING THE LENGTH AND WIDTH SEPARATELY (XY Zoom) The XY Zoom feature allows the horizontal and vertical copy ratios to be changed separately. Both the horizontal and vertical ratios can be set from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Touch the [Copy Ratio] key in the base screen of copy mode and then follow the steps below.
  • Page 132: Original Sizes

    COPIER ORIGINAL SIZES SPECIFYING THE ORIGINAL SIZE When the original size is a non-standard size or is not detected correctly, manually specify the original size. Touch the [Original] key that is displayed when the [Job Detail Settings] key is touched in the base screen of copy mode and then follow the steps below.
  • Page 133: Storing Frequently Used Original Sizes

    COPIER Enter the original size. (1) Enter the X (horizontal) dimension of the Original OK OK original. Auto Touch the X (width) numeric value display key to open a (25 432) Manual number entry screen. Enter the width of the original with (25 297) Custom the numeric keys, and touch the [OK] key in the number...
  • Page 134 COPIER Store the original size. Original OK OK X254 Y210mm Auto (1) Touch the [Store/Delete] tab. Manual (2) Touch a key for storing a custom original Custom Size size. Recall Store/Delete Touch a key that does not show a size ( If you wish to edit or clear a previously stored key...
  • Page 135 COPIER Retrieving a stored original size To retrieve a stored original size, touch the [Original] key that is displayed when the [Job Detail Settings] key is touched in the base screen of copy mode and perform the steps below. Touch the [Custom Size] key. Original OK OK Inch...
  • Page 136: Output

    COPIER OUTPUT To select output functions and the output tray, touch the [Output] key in the base screen of copy mode. Output functions that can be selected are sort, group, offset, staple sort, and punch. All explanations of the settings below assume that a finisher is installed.
  • Page 137: Output Modes

    COPIER OUTPUT MODES This section explains the output modes. Sort mode Group mode This is used to sort (collate) output into sets. This function groups copies by page. Example: Sorting the output into 5 sets Example: Groups of 5 copies of each page Originals Output Originals...
  • Page 138 COPIER Staple sort function The staple sort function sorts output into sets, staples each set, and delivers the sets to the tray. The relations between the stapling positions, paper orientation, permitted paper sizes for stapling, and number of sheets that can be stapled are shown below. For original placement orientations, see "Original placement orientation (for the staple sort and punch functions)"...
  • Page 139 COPIER Punch function If an optional punch module is installed, holes can be punched in output. Paper size that can be punched is B5R to A3 (7-1/4" x 10-1/2" to 11" x 17"). However, A3W (12" x 18") sized paper and special media such as transparency film and tab paper cannot be used.
  • Page 140: Making Copies Using The Bypass Tray

    COPIER MAKING COPIES USING THE BYPASS TRAY In addition to plain paper, the bypass tray allows you to make copies on transparency film, envelopes, tab paper, and other special media. For detailed information on paper that can be loaded in the bypass tray, see "IMPORTANT POINTS ABOUT PAPER"...
  • Page 141: Set The Paper Size

    COPIER Select the type of paper used in the Bypass Tray Type/Size Setting Cancel Select the paper type. bypass tray. Plain Pre-Printed Recycled Letter Head Select the paper type that you will use. Pre-Punched Colour Thin Paper Labels Heavy Paper 1 Heavy Paper 2 Transparency Tab Paper...
  • Page 142 COPIER Enter the paper size of the bypass tray When the [Custom Size] key is touched, the paper size entry screen appears. Touch the X (width) numeric value display key to open a Type Bypass Tray Type/Size Setting number entry screen. Enter the width of the paper with Type Recall the numeric keys, and touch the [OK] key in the number...
  • Page 143: Special Modes

    COPIER SPECIAL MODES This chapter explains Margin Shift, Erase, Dual Page Copy, and other special modes. SPECIAL MODES When the [Special Modes] key that is displayed when the [Job Detail Settings] key is touched is pressed in the base screen, the special modes menu screen appears. The special modes menu consists of four screens. Touch the keys to move between the screens.
  • Page 144 COPIER Special modes menu (2nd screen) Special Modes Transparency Covers/Inserts Multi Shot Inserts Book Copy Tab Copy Card Shot [Covers/Inserts] key [Book Copy] key ☞ ☞ USING A DIFFERENT PAPER TYPE FOR COVERS COPYING A PAMPHLET (Book Copy) (page 2-73) (Covers/Inserts) (page 2-58) [Tab Copy] key...
  • Page 145 COPIER Special modes menu (4th screen) Special Modes Mixed Size Original Slow Scan Original Count Mode [Original Count] key [Slow Scan Mode] key ☞ ☞ CHECKING THE NUMBER OF SCANNED COPYING THIN ORIGINALS (Slow Scan Mode) ORIGINAL SHEETS BEFORE COPYING (Original (page 2-128) Count) (page 2-123)
  • Page 146: Adding Margins (Margin Shift)

    COPIER ADDING MARGINS (Margin Shift) This function is used to shift the copy image right, left or down to adjust the margin. This is convenient when you wish to bind the copies with a string or in a binder. Shifting the image to the right so the copies can be bound at the left edge with a string Not using margin shift Using margin shift The punch holes cut off...
  • Page 147 COPIER Press the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK & WHITE START] key. Copying will begin. If you are using the document glass to copy multiple original pages, copying will take place as you scan each original. If you have selected sort mode, change originals and press the [START] key. Repeat until all pages have been scanned and then touch the [Read-End] key.
  • Page 148: Erasing Peripheral Shadows (Erase)

    COPIER ERASING PERIPHERAL SHADOWS (Erase) The erase function is used to erase shadows around the edges of copies that occur when copying thick originals or books. When a thick book is copied Not using the erase Using the erase function function Shadows appear here Shadows appear on the...
  • Page 149 COPIER Select the erase settings. (1) Touch the desired erase mode. Special Modes Select one of the four positions. Touch the keys Cancel Erase to change the screens. Edge Centre Edge Edge+Centre Touch the [Side Erase] key to open the following screen. Erase Erase (0 20)
  • Page 150: Copying Each Facing Page Of Abound Document (Dual

    COPIER COPYING EACH FACING PAGE OF A BOUND DOCUMENT (Dual Page Copy) The dual page copy function produces separate copies of two document pages that are placed side by side on the document glass. This function is useful when making copies of the facing pages of a book or other bound document. Copying the facing pages of a book or bound document Book or bound document The facing pages are copied...
  • Page 151 COPIER Select Dual Page Copy. Special Modes (1) Touch the [Job Detail Settings] key. Dual Page Margin Shift Erase Copy (2) Touch the [Special Modes] key. Tandem ☞ Pamphlet Copy Build Copy SPECIAL MODES (page 2-41) (3) Touch the [Dual Page Copy] key so that it is (3) (4) highlighted.
  • Page 152: Making Copies In Pamphlet Format (Pamphlet Copy)

    COPIER MAKING COPIES IN PAMPHLET FORMAT (Pamphlet Copy) This function copies 2 original pages onto the front side and 2 original pages onto the reverse side of each sheet of paper so that the copies can be folded at the centreline to form a pamphlet. This function is convenient for arranging copies into an attractive booklet or pamphlet.
  • Page 153 COPIER Select pamphlet copy settings. Special Modes Cancel Pamphlet Copy (1) If the original is 1-sided, touch the [1-Sided] Original Left Right key. If the original is 2-sided, touch the Binding Binding 1-Sided 2-Sided Cover [2-Sided] key. Setting (2) Select the binding edge ([Left Binding] or [Right Binding]).
  • Page 154 COPIER Press the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK & WHITE START] key. Copying will begin. If you are using the document glass, change originals and press the [START] key. Repeat until all pages have been scanned and then touch the [Read-End] key. (For the second original and following originals, use the same [START] key as you did for the first original.) To cancel scanning of the original and copying...
  • Page 155: Copying A Large Number Of Originals At Once (Job Build)

    COPIER COPYING A LARGE NUMBER OF ORIGINALS AT ONCE (Job Build) When copying a very large number of originals, this function allows you to divide the originals into sets and feed each set through the automatic document feeder one set at a time. Use this function when you wish to copy all of the originals as a single job but the number of originals exceeds the maximum number that can be inserted.
  • Page 156 COPIER Press the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK & WHITE START] key to scan the first set of originals. Scanning begins. To cancel scanning... Press the [STOP] key ( Insert the next set of originals and press the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK &...
  • Page 157: Using Two Machines To Make A Large Number Of Copies (Tandem Copy)

    COPIER USING TWO MACHINES TO MAKE A LARGE NUMBER OF COPIES (Tandem Copy) Two machines connected to the same network can be used to run a large copy job in parallel. Each machine prints half of the copies, reducing the time required to complete the job. Master machine and slave machine In the following explanation, the master machine is the machine that is used to scan the originals.
  • Page 158 COPIER Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. Up to 999 copies (sets) can be set. When the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK & WHITE START] key is pressed, the copies will automatically be divided between the master and slave machines.
  • Page 159 COPIER In this situation... A punch module is installed on the master machine but not on the slave machine. • Copying without punching: tandem copy is possible. • Copying with punching: tandem copy is not possible. In this way, if tandem copying is executed using a function that the slave machine does not have, a message will appear. To have the master machine make all copies, touch the [OK] key.
  • Page 160: Using A Different Paper Type For Covers (Covers/Inserts)

    COPIER USING A DIFFERENT PAPER TYPE FOR COVERS (Covers/Inserts) A different type of paper can be inserted in positions corresponding to front and back covers of a copy job when the automatic document feeder is used. A different type of paper can also be automatically added as an insert at specified pages.
  • Page 161: Inserting Covers In Copies (Cover Settings)

    COPIER INSERTING COVERS IN COPIES (Cover Settings) A different type of paper can be inserted at the positions corresponding to the front and back covers of a copy job. This is useful for arranging documents in an attractive format and for using a different type of paper as a cover on an estimate sheet or similar document.
  • Page 162 COPIER Select cover settings. Cancel Front Cover Setting Paper Tray (1) If the cover sheet will be copied on, touch Print on Front Cover Bypass the [Yes] key. Otherwise, touch the [No] Tray 1-Sided 2-Sided key. Plain If the [No] key is touched, only cover insertion will be performed.
  • Page 163 COPIER Press the [COLOUR START] key or the [BLACK & WHITE START] key. Copying of the originals in the document feeder tray begins. To cancel scanning and copying... Press the [STOP] key ( • The document glass cannot be used. •...
  • Page 164: Inserting Insert Sheets In Copies (Insert Settings)

    COPIER INSERTING INSERT SHEETS IN COPIES (Insert Settings) You can have different paper automatically inserted as inserts at specified pages of copies. Two types of paper can be used as inserts, and the insertion positions can be specified separat