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AL-1651CS/AL-1661CS
MODEL
AL-1651CS
AL-1661CS
DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL
SYSTEM
OPERATION MANUAL
PREPARATIONS
LOADING PAPER
MAKING COPIES
CONVENIENT COPY
FUNCTIONS
SETTING UP THE
SOFTWARE
PRINTER/SCANNER
FUNCTIONS
USER SETTINGS
TROUBLESHOOTING AND
MAINTENANCE
APPENDIX
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  • Page 1 DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL PREPARATIONS LOADING PAPER MAKING COPIES CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS SETTING UP THE SOFTWARE PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS USER SETTINGS TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE APPENDIX AL-1651CS/AL-1661CS MODEL AL-1651CS AL-1661CS SYSTEM OPERATION MANUAL Page...
  • Page 2 1-(630)378-3590 in the USA 905-568-7140 in Canada. For customer assistance, please visit http://www.sharpusa.com/ (for USA) or http://www.sharp.ca/ (for Canada) on the World Wide Web or call 1-(630)378-3590 (for USA). Do not make copies of anything which is prohibited from copying by law. The following items are normally prohibited from copying by national law.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    COPYING MULTIPLE ORIGINALS ONTO A SINGLE SHEET OF PAPER (2 IN 1 copy) ... 35 CREATING MARGINS WHEN COPYING (Margin shift)... 38 5 SET UP THE SOFTWARE SOFTWARE FOR AL-1651CS/1661CS ... 40 BEFORE INSTALLATION ... 41 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE ... 42 SETTING UP BUTTON MANAGER ... 55...
  • Page 4 6 PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS USING THE PRINTER MODE ... 60 BASIC PROCEDURE FOR PRINTING ... 60 USING THE SCANNER MODE... 61 SCANNING USING THE KEYS ON THE MACHINE ... 61 SCANNING FROM YOUR COMPUTER ... 62 OPERATION IN COPY, PRINTER, AND SCANNER MODES ... 62 HOW TO USE THE ONLINE MANUAL...
  • Page 5: Cautions

    CAUTIONS Caution label on the machine The label ( ) in the fusing area of the machine indicates the following: : Caution, risk of danger : Caution, hot surface Cautions on using the machine Follow the cautions below when using this machine. Warning: •...
  • Page 6: Cautions On Handling The Machine

    Cautions on handling the machine Be careful in handling the machine as follows to maintain the performance of this machine. Do not drop the machine, subject it to shock or strike it against any object. Do not expose the drum cartridge to direct sunlight. •...
  • Page 7: Environmental Information

    When connecting the machine by USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed mode), be sure to read "System requirements for USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed mode)" (p.38) to verify that your system and the machine settings are configured appropriately. ® Partner, SHARP has determined that ® NERGY guidelines for energy...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    This manual explains the procedures for using the machine as a fax machine. Conventions used in this manual and online manual • The illustrations in this manual show the AL-1651CS. The appearance of your machine may be different depending on the model and options installed, however, the basic operations are the same.
  • Page 9: Main Features

    MAIN FEATURES High-speed laser copying First-copy time* at 300 dpi* is only 9.6 seconds. Copying speed is 16 copies per minute at 300 dpi, This is ideal for business use and provides a big boost to workplace productivity. First-copy time may vary depending on the power-supply voltage, ambient temperature, and other operating conditions.
  • Page 10 Laser printer function • Printer function The accompanying printer driver can be installed to enable use of the machine as a printer. • Network printer function A LAN port is provided as a standard feature that allows the machine to be used as a network printer.
  • Page 11: Preparations

    PREPARATIONS This chapter provides basic information that you should know before using the machine. PART NAMES The following illustration shows the part names of the AL-1651CS. The illustrations in this manual show the AL-1651CS. The appearance Note of your machine may be different depending on the model, however, the basic operations are the same.
  • Page 12: Operation Panel

    RSPF. Error indicator This lights steadily or blinks when a paper misfeed or other error occurs. AL-1651CS 8 9 10 11 [TRAY SELECT] key ( Use to select the paper tray that has the desired paper for copying.
  • Page 13 12 13 14 [COPY RATIO] key Press to select an enlargement or reduction ratio. To select a preset ratio setting, press the [COPY RATIO] key and select the desired preset ratio. To select a ratio that is not preset, press the [COPY RATIO] key, select the preset ratio that is closest to the desired ratio, and then press the [...
  • Page 14: Checking Packed Components And Accessories

    CHECKING PACKED COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES Open the carton and check if the following components and accessories are included. If anything is missing or damaged, contact our Technical Assistance Department at 1-(630)378-3590 in the USA or 905-568-7140 in Canada. If the machine does not function properly during setup or use, or if a Note function cannot be used, see "TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE"...
  • Page 15: Preparing The Machine For Installation

    PREPARING THE MACHINE FOR INSTALLATION Be sure to hold the handles on both sides of the machine to unpack the machine and carry it to the installation location. Remove all pieces of tape shown in the illustration below and then open the RSPF and remove the protective materials. Take out the bag containing the TD cartridge.
  • Page 16: Installing The Td Cartridge

    INSTALLING THE TD CARTRIDGE Open the bypass tray, and then open the side cover. Remove the CAUTION tape from the front cover and remove the two protective pins from the fusing machine by pulling the strings upward one at a time. CAUTION tape Press gently on both sides of the front cover to open the...
  • Page 17 While pushing the lock release button, gently insert the TD cartridge until it locks into place. Close the front cover and then the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. When closing the covers, be Note sure to close the front cover securely and then close the side...
  • Page 18: Power On And Off

    For the initial settings, see the "Initial settings" (below). ) during warm-up. ) and then press the [ENTER] key. READY TO COPY 100% 8.5x11 AL-1651CS The main screen of copy mode appears.
  • Page 19: Power Off

    About the scan head The scan head lamp remains on constantly when the machine is in the ready condition (when the ready indicator is illuminated). The machine adjusts the scan head lamp periodically to maintain copying quality. At this time, the scan head moves automatically. This is normal and does not indicate machine trouble.
  • Page 20: Loading Paper

    The tray location indicator will blink when there is no paper in the selected paper tray, or when the selected paper tray is not installed or is improperly installed. PAPER For best results, use only SHARP recommended paper. Paper tray type Paper type...
  • Page 21: Special Papers

    ● There are many varieties of special paper available on the market, and some cannot be used with this machine. Before using special paper, contact a SHARP service center. ● Before using other than SHARP recommended paper, make a test copy to see if the paper is suitable. LOADING THE PAPER TRAY...
  • Page 22 LOADING PAPER Fan the paper and insert it into the tray. Make sure that the edges go under the corner hooks. • Do not load paper above the maximum height line ( Note Exceeding the line will cause a paper misfeed. •...
  • Page 23: Bypass Feed (Including Special Paper)

    • When loading envelopes, make sure that they are straight and flat and do not have loosely glued construction flaps (not the closure flap). • Special papers except SHARP recommended transparency film, labels, and envelopes must be fed one sheet at a time through the bypass tray.
  • Page 24: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    LOADING PAPER Loading paper in the bypass tray • Paper must be fed narrow side first into the feed slot. Note • Special papers such as transparency film, labels, and envelopes must be fed one sheet at a time through the bypass tray. •...
  • Page 25: Changing A Tray's Paper Size Setting

    CHANGING A TRAY'S PAPER SIZE SETTING Follow these steps to change a tray's paper size setting. • The paper size setting cannot be changed when the machine has Note stopped temporarily due to running out of paper or a misfeed. •...
  • Page 26: Making Copies

    Chapter 3 MAKING COPIES This chapter explains basic copying functions. NORMAL COPYING Using the document glass • The document glass can scan up to a 8-1/2" x 14" original. Note • When a copy is made, the edges will not be copied (image loss). For the image loss, see the "SPECIFICATIONS"...
  • Page 27: Using The Rspf

    Using the RSPF • Originals that are 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" to 8-1/2" x 14" and 14 lbs. to 24 lbs. Note (52 g/m to 90 g/m placed at once. • Straighten curled originals before placing them in the document feeder tray. Curled originals may cause misfeeds. •...
  • Page 28: Setting The Number Of Copies

    MAKING COPIES Originals that cannot be used in the RSPF The following originals cannot be used. These may cause misfeeds or smudging and unclear images. • Transparencies, tracing paper, other transparent or translucent paper, and photographs. • Carbon paper, thermal paper. •...
  • Page 29: Making A Copy Darker Or Lighter

    MAKING A COPY DARKER OR LIGHTER Automatic exposure adjustment is initially enabled. This function automatically adjusts the copy image according to the original being copied. If you wish to select the exposure level yourself, follow the steps below. (Select from two original types and five exposure levels for each original type.) The exposure level used in automatic exposure adjustment can also be changed with "AE LEVEL ADJUST"...
  • Page 30: Reduction/Enlargement/Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Copies can be reduced down to 25% or enlarged up to 400%. (When the RSPF is being used, the zoom copy ratio range is 50% to 200%.) The [COPY RATIO] key can be pressed to quickly select a ratio from among eight preset ratios. In addition, the ] key ( ) and [ ] key (...
  • Page 31: Selecting The Tray

    : paper tray→bypass tray. The tray location indicator will blink when there is no paper in the paper Note tray, or when the tray is not closed or is improperly closed. READY TO COPY AL-1651CS 100% EXTRA...
  • Page 32: Convenient Copy Functions

    Chapter 4 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS AUTOMATIC TWO-SIDED COPYING Two originals can be automatically copied onto both sides of a single sheet of paper. When the RSPF is used, two-sided copies of two-sided originals can easily be made. One-sided original → → → → Two sides Document glass One-sided...
  • Page 33: Using The Document Glass

    Using the document glass Place the original that you wish to copy onto the front side of the paper on the document glass and close the RSPF. Press the [2-SIDED COPY] key until "1 TO 2" appears, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 34 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the RSPF Place the original(s) in the RSPF. (p.25) If you place an odd number of originals for one-sided to two-sided copying, the last page will be one-sided. Press the [2-SIDED COPY] key and select the two-sided copy mode that you wish to use.
  • Page 35: Sort Copy

    SORT COPY Copies of multiple original pages can sorted into sets. The number of pages that can be scanned varies depending on the Note original type (photo, text, etc.) and the amount of memory allocated to the printer. The amount of memory allocated to the printer can be changed with "MEM.
  • Page 36 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the RSPF Place the originals. (p.25) Press the [E-SORT/SP.FUN] key until "SORT" appears and then press the [ENTER] key. Press the [ ] key ( the "ON" position and then the [ENTER] key. Select the number of copies and any other settings, and then press the [START] key ( The copies are delivered to the paper output tray.
  • Page 37: Copying Multiple Originals Onto A Single Sheet Of Paper (2 In 1 Copy)

    COPYING MULTIPLE ORIGINALS ONTO A SINGLE SHEET OF PAPER Multiple originals can be copied onto a single sheet of paper in a selected layout pattern. This function is convenient for compiling multi-page reference materials into a compact format, or for providing an overview of all pages of a document on a single page.
  • Page 38 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Press the [ ] key ( select the original size and then press the [ENTER] key. The following original sizes can be selected: "8.5x14", "8.5x13", "8.5x11", "5.5x8.5", "A4", "B5", "A5" Set the number of copies and any other settings, and then press the [START] key ( "[START] : NEXT SCAN [#] : START PRINT"...
  • Page 39 Using the RSPF Place the originals. (p.25) Press the [E-SORT/SP.FUN] key until "2IN1" appears and then press the [ENTER] key. Press the [ ] key ( the "ON" position and then press the [ENTER] key. Press the [ ] key ( select the original size and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 40: Creating Margins When Copying (Margin Shift)

    CREATING MARGINS WHEN COPYING The margin shift function is used to automatically shift the text or image or the copy paper approximately 1/2". As shown below, LONG EDGE or SHORT EDGE can be selected. RSPF Document glass Original • This feature cannot be used with the 2 IN 1 feature. Note •...
  • Page 41 Press the [ ] key ( ) to move " the "ON" position and then press the [ENTER] key. Press the [ ] key ( ) or [ select the margin position and then press the [ENTER] key. Select "LONG EDGE" or "SHORT EDGE". For the margin position, see the previous page.
  • Page 42: Set Up The Software

    "XXXXCS". For the name of your model, see the operation panel on the machine. • This manual refers to the CD-ROM that accompanied the machine simply as "CD-ROM". SOFTWARE FOR AL-1651CS/1661CS The CD-ROM that accompanies the machine contains the following software: MFP driver Printer driver The printer driver enables you to use the printer function of the machine.
  • Page 43: Before Installation

    BEFORE INSTALLATION Hardware and software requirements Check the following hardware and software requirements in order to install the software. Computer type IBM PC/AT or compatible computer equipped with a USB2.0* /1.1* Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT Operating system* Workstation 4.0 (ServicePack 5 or later)* Professional* Home Edition*...
  • Page 44: Installing The Software

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE • If you need to use a different connection method after installing the Note software using a USB or network connection, you must first uninstall the software (p.79) and then install it using the new connection method. •...
  • Page 45 To install all of the software, click the "Standard" button. To install particular packages, click the "Custom" button. If you selected "Custom", go to step 9. Read the message in the "Welcome" window and then click the "Next" button. If you selected "Standard" in step 7, installation will begin. Go to step 14.
  • Page 46 Caution regarding the Windows logo test or digital signature, be sure to click "Continue Anyway" or "Yes". When "The installation of the SHARP software is complete" appears, click the "OK" button. Begin the installation of Button Manager (if "Button Manager"...
  • Page 47 "HI-SPEED". For information on switching the USB 2.0 mode, see Chapter 6, "PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS". Begin installation of the scanner driver. "SHARP AL-XXXXCS" will appear in the "Found New Hardware Wizard" dialog box. Select "Install the software automatically (Recommended)" and click the "Next" button. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 48: Connecting A Usb Cable

    SET UP THE SOFTWARE Begin installation of the printer driver. "SHARP AL-XXXXCS" will appear in the "Found New Hardware Wizard" dialog box. Select "Install the software automatically (Recommended)" and click the "Next" button. Follow the on-screen instructions. If you are running Windows 2000/XP and a warning message appears...
  • Page 49: Using The Machine As A Network Printer

    Insert the cable into the USB port on the machine. Insert the other end of the cable into your computer's USB port. Using the machine as a network printer • Interface cables for connecting the machine to your computer are not Note included with the machine.
  • Page 50 SET UP THE SOFTWARE Double-click the "setup" icon ( If the language selection screen appears after you double click the Note "setup" icon, select the language that you wish to use and click the "Next" button. (Normally the correct language is selected automatically.) The "SOFTWARE LICENCE"...
  • Page 51 The printer or printers connected to the network will be detected. Click the printer to be configured (the machine) and click the "Next" button. • The "Ethernet Address" is indicated on the left side of the machine Note near the LAN port. •...
  • Page 52 SET UP THE SOFTWARE Click the "Yes" button. Go to step 11 on page 51. LPR (TCP/IP) direct printing After step 1-7 on page 48 Click the "Printer Driver" button. If you have not set the IP Address, click the "Set the IP Address"...
  • Page 53 The printer or printers connected to the network will be detected. Click the printer to be configured (the machine) and click the "Next" button. If the machine's IP address cannot be found, make sure the machine is Note powered on, make sure the network cable is connected correctly, and then click the "Search"...
  • Page 54: Sharing The Printer Using Windows Networking

    Caution regarding the Windows logo test or digital signature, be sure to click "Continue Anyway" or "Yes". When "This installation of the SHARP software is complete" appears, click the "OK" button. When the "Finish" screen appears, click the "Close" button.
  • Page 55 The "SOFTWARE LICENCE" window will appear. Make sure that you understand the contents of the software licence, and then click the "Yes" button. Click the "Printer Driver" button. Read the message in the "Welcome" window and then click the "Next" button. Select "Shared Printer"...
  • Page 56 SET UP THE SOFTWARE For the port to be used, select the machine set as a shared printer, and click the "Next" button. You can also click the "Add Network Port" button and select the printer to be shared (the machine) by browsing the network in the window that appears.
  • Page 57: Setting Up Button Manager

    Windows XP Click the "start" button, click "Control Panel", click "Printers and Other Hardware", and then click "Scanners and Cameras". Click the "SHARP AL-XXXXCS" icon and select "Properties" from the "File" menu. In the "Properties" screen, click the "Events" tab.
  • Page 58 Repeat Steps 4 through 6 to link Button Manager to "SC2:" through "SC6:". Select "SC2:" from the "Select an event" pull-down menu. Select "Start this program", select "Sharp Button Manager B" from the pull-down menu, and then click the "Apply" button. Do the same for each ScanMenu through "SC6:".
  • Page 59 Note click "view all Control Panel options". Select "SHARP AL-XXXXCS" and click the "Properties" button. In Windows Me, right click "SHARP AL-XXXXCS" and click "Properties" in the pop-up menu. In the "Properties" screen, click the "Events" tab. Select "SC1:" from the "Scanner events"...
  • Page 60 Repeat Steps 5 through 7 to link Button Manager to "SC2:" through "SC6:". Select "SC2:" from the "Scanner events" pull-down menu. Select "Sharp Button Manager B" in "Send to this application" and click the "Apply" button. Do the same for each ScanMenu through "SC6:".
  • Page 61: Printer/Scanner Functions

    Chapter 6 PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS The machine includes a USB port and a LAN port as standard equipment. When the USB port is used, the printer and scanner functions can be used. When the LAN port is used, the printer function can be used. The machine has the following features: •...
  • Page 62: Using The Printer Mode

    USING THE PRINTER MODE The procedure for loading paper for printing is the same as for loading copy paper. See "LOADING PAPER" (p.18). • Print jobs received while the machine is copying will be stored in Note memory. When the copy job is finished, the print jobs will begin printing.
  • Page 63: Using The Scanner Mode

    Press the [START] key ( Scanner mode remains selected after scanning is finished. (To change Note to a different mode, use the [MODE SELECT] key.) ) or [ ] key ( ) to SCAN USING: SC1: ) to begin scanning. AL-1651CS...
  • Page 64: Scanning From Your Computer

    PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS Button Manager scan menu For information on Button Manager settings, see the Button Manager help file. The names in the Button Manager menu ("xxxx" in "SC1:xxxx", etc.) can be changed. See the online manual. Display/Button Manager menu SC1: SC2: SC3: SC4:...
  • Page 65: How To Use The Online Manual

    HOW TO USE THE ONLINE MANUAL The online manual provides detailed instructions for operating the unit as a printer and scanner. It also provides methods for dealing with printing or scanner problems. To access the online manual, your computer must have Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later. If this is not installed, refer to "Installing Acrobat Reader"...
  • Page 66: User Settings

    Chapter 7 USER SETTINGS The user settings allow you to customize machine settings to better meet your needs. USER PROGRAMS The user settings consist of the following items. To change the user program settings as explained in "SELECTING A SETTING FOR A USER PROGRAM"...
  • Page 67 Setting codes Program (factory default Program name number setting appears 1: 5 MIN. 2: 30 MIN. AUTO SHUT-OFF 3: 60 MIN. TIME 4: 120 MIN. 5: 240 MIN. STREAM FEEDING 1: ON 2: OFF 1: PATTERN 1 LAYOUT IN 2IN1 2: PATTERN 2 OFFSET 1: ON...
  • Page 68 USER SETTINGS Program Program name number AE/TEXT RESOLUTION 2-SIDED COPY MODE MARGIN WIDTH MEM. FOR PRINTER AUTO KEY REPEAT KEY PRESS TIME KEY TOUCH SOUND Setting codes (factory default Explanation setting appears in bold) • The copy resolution in auto and text mode is normally 300 dpi.
  • Page 69 Setting codes Program (factory default Program name number setting appears SOUND AT 1: ON DEFAULT 2: OFF TONER SAVE 1: ON MODE 2: OFF 1: SPF/RSPF AE LEVEL ADJUST 2: DOCUMENT GLASS 1: AMERICAN LANGUAGE 1: Yes RESET FACTORY 2: No USER SETTINGS Explanation in bold)
  • Page 70: Print Mode

    USER SETTINGS Print mode Program Program name number FORCED OUTPUT USB 2.0 MODE SWITCH * The scanning speed increases when the USB 2.0 mode is set to "HI-SPEED", however, the printing speed does not increase considerably. Setting codes (factory default Explanation setting appears in bold)
  • Page 71: Selecting A Setting For A User Program

    SELECTING A SETTING FOR A USER PROGRAM Press the [MENU] key and then press the [ENTER] key. In printer mode, the user programs are accessed by simply pressing the [MENU] key. Press the [ ] key ( select the item that you wish to configure in the USER PROGRAM items, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 72 USER SETTINGS Audible signals (key entry beep, invalid key beep, base setting beep) The machine sounds three different types of beep signals: a key entry beep that sounds when a valid key is pressed, an invalid key beep that sounds when an invalid key is pressed, and a base setting beep that sounds when a setting is the same as the base setting (base settings are explained below).
  • Page 73: Troubleshooting And Maintenance

    When the following indicators light up or blink on the operation panel or the following alphanumeric codes appear in the display, solve the problem immediately referring to both the table below and the indicated page. Note Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Indication Lamp indicator BYPASS : ADD...
  • Page 74 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Indication Lamp indicator Display REPLACE THE Blinks DRUM CARTRIDGE. Error TD CARTRIDGE indicator IS NEAR EMPTY. Steadily A DRUM CARTRIDGE WILL BE NEEDED SOON. MEMORY FULL, PRESS START TO RESUME. NO 2-SIDED COPY FROM BYPASS TRAY. NO 2IN1 COPY FROM BYPASS TRAY.
  • Page 75: Troubleshooting The Machine

    TROUBLESHOOTING THE MACHINE The following problems are related to the general operation of the machine and copying. Problem The machine is not plugged into a power outlet. → → → → Plug the machine into a grounded outlet. Power switch OFF. →...
  • Page 76 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Part of the image is cut off or there is too much blank space. Wrinkles appear in the paper or the image disappears in places. Copies are smudged or dirty. Cause and solution The original was not placed in the correct position.
  • Page 77 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Misfeed occur. → → → → To remove the misfeed, see "MISFEED REMOVAL". The paper is outside of the specified size and weight range. → → → → Use copy paper within the specified range. Paper curled or damp. →...
  • Page 78 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Paper size for a paper tray cannot be set. A copy job stops before it is finished. The power save indicator is lit. Error indicator ( ) is lit or blinking. Copies made using the RSPF are dirty. Lighting fixture flickers.
  • Page 79: Problems During Setup The Software

    PROBLEMS DURING SETUP THE SOFTWARE If the software does not install correctly, check the following items on your computer. To remove the software, see "Removing the software" (p.79) MFP driver cannot be installed (Windows 2000/XP) If the MFP driver cannot be installed in Windows 2000/XP, follow these steps to check your computer's settings.
  • Page 80 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Plug and play screen does not appear (USB only) If the Plug and Play screen does not appear after you connect the machine to your computer with a USB cable and turn on the machine, follow the steps below to verify that the USB port is available.
  • Page 81: Removing The Software

    Note tab, and click the "Device Manager" button. Click the icon beside "Other devices". If "AL-XXXXCS" and "SHARP AL- XXXXCS" appear, select and delete both of these items. If "Other devices" does not appear, close the "Device Manager" Note window.
  • Page 82: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL When a misfeed occurs, the error indicator blinks, "CLEAR PAPER JAM" appears in the display, and the machine stops operating. If a misfeed occurs when using the RSPF, "RETURN X ORIGINAL(S) START TO RESUME" will appear in the display. ("X"...
  • Page 83: A: Misfeed In The Paper Feed Area

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE A: Misfeed in the paper feed area Gently remove the misfed paper from the paper feed area as shown in the illustration. If the error indicator blinks and the misfed paper is not visible in the paper feed area, pull out the paper tray and remove the misfed paper.
  • Page 84 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Gently remove the misfed paper from under the fusing unit as shown in the illustration. If the paper cannot be removed, proceed to "C: Misfeed in the transport area". The fusing unit is hot. Do not touch the fusing unit when Warning removing misfed paper.
  • Page 85 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Raise the fusing unit release lever, close the front cover and then close the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. The error indicator will go out and the ready indicator will light up. When closing the covers, be sure to close the front cover securely and Caution then close the side cover.
  • Page 86 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE (C) If the original does not move easily into the exit area, remove it in the direction of the arrow while rotating the roller. "RETURN X ORIGINAL(S) START TO RESUME" will appear in the Note display. Return the indicated number of pages to the document feeder tray.
  • Page 87: Td Cartridge Replacement

    TD CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT When toner is low, the error indicator will light up and "TONER IS LOW" will appear in the display. For information on purchasing a new TD cartridge, see "ABOUT SUPPLIES AND OPTIONS" (p.91). If copying is continued while the indicator is lit, copies will gradually become lighter until the toner runs out.
  • Page 88: Drum Cartridge Replacement

    DRUM CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT The useful life of the drum cartridge is approximately 18,000 copies. When the internal counter reaches approximately 17,000 copies, the error indicator will light up and "A DRUM CARTRIDGE WILL BE NEEDED SOON" will appear in the display. For more information on purchasing a drum cartridge, see "ABOUT SUPPLIES AND OPTIONS"...
  • Page 89: Checking The Total Count And Drum Cartridge Life

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Close the front cover and then the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. The drum replacement required error indicator will go out and the ready indicator will light up. When closing the covers, be sure to close the front cover securely and Note then close the side cover.
  • Page 90: Cleaning The Machine

    CLEANING THE MACHINE Proper care is essential in order to get clean, sharp copies. Be sure to take a few minutes to clean the machine on a regular basis. Do not spray flammable cleaner gas. Gas from the spray may...
  • Page 91 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE TD cartridge and drum cartridge Remove the TD cartridge and drum cartridge as explained in "TD CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT" (p.85) and "DRUM CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT" (p.86). Wipe the parts of the TD cartridge and drum cartridge shown below with a clean cloth. Wipe only the parts that are indicated in the illustration.
  • Page 92: Transfer Charger

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Transfer charger Turn the power switch off. (p.17) Ensure that the bypass tray is open and then open the side cover while pressing the side cover open button. Take the charger cleaner out by holding the tab. Set the charger cleaner onto the right end of the transfer charger, gently slide the cleaner to the left end, and then remove it.
  • Page 93: About Supplies And Options

    Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Note For best copying results, be sure to use only SHARP Genuine Supplies which are designed, engineered, and tested to maximize the life and performance of SHARP copiers. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the toner package.
  • Page 94: Appendix

    (one-sided copying at 100% copy ratio) Continuous copy First-copy time* Warm-up time* Copy ratio Exposure system Paper feed AL-1651CS AL-1661CS Digital Multifunctional System, Desktop OPC drum Fixed Dry, electrostatic transfer Sheets, bound documents Max. 8-1/2" x 14" Max. 8-1/2" x 14"...
  • Page 95 Fusing system Heat rollers Developer system Magnetic brush development Light source Tri-color CCD light source (CCD: 3 components; R, G, and B) Scan: 600 x 300 dpi Output: 600 x 600 dpi(AUTO/TEXT mode) Resolution Scan: 600 x 600 dpi Output: 600 x 600 dpi(PHOTO mode) Gradation Scanning: 256 Printing: 2 value Power supply...
  • Page 96: Printer Function

    16ppm Resolution 600 dpi Memory Approx. 10MB Emulation SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Completion) 10 BASE-T Network Interface* Interface port USB 2.0 (Full-Speed/Hi-Speed compatible interface) [USB cable] USB cable that supports USB 2.0. Please purchase a commercially available USB cable.
  • Page 97: Scanner Function

    Please purchase a commercially available USB cable. Scanner utilities Button Manager / Sharpdesk As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves Note the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units.
  • Page 98: Index

    INDEX Symbols ] key... 31, 33, 36 ] key ... 10, 23, 27, 28, 31 ] key ... 10, 23, 27, 28, 31 2 IN 1 copying ... 35, 65 [2-SIDED COPY] key ... 10, 31, 32 About supplies and options ... 91 About the scan head ...
  • Page 99 Initial settings... 16 Installation environment and usable software ... 41 Installing Acrobat Reader ... 63 Installing the software... 42 Installing the TD cartridge ... 14 Introduction... 6 IP address ... 48 Labels ... 18, 19, 21 LAN port ... 9, 47 Loading paper ...
  • Page 100 Ready indicator ... 11,16, 71, 81, 82, 83 Recycled paper ... 18 Removing the software... 79 Reversing tray ... 9, 83 Roller ... 83 Roller rotating knob ... 82 ROPM... 59 RSPF ... 9, 25, 32, 34, 37, 83, 88 RSPF indicator ...
  • Page 101: Index By Purpose

    INDEX BY PURPOSE Preparations Installation the machine, preparing ... 13 Packed components and accessories, checking ... 12 Paper, loading - Bypass tray... 22 - Paper tray... 19 Power, turn off ... 17 Power, turn on ... 16 Scan head locking switch, releasing ...
  • Page 102: Software License

    SHARP’S Licensors and any other proprietary legends of SHARP and/or its Licensors that were on the original copy of the Software. You may also transfer all your license rights in the software, the backup copy of the Software, the related documentation and a copy of this License to another party, provided the other party reads and agrees to the terms and conditions of this License.
  • Page 103 DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. In no event shall SHARP'S total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you for the Software.
  • Page 104 Credit Card Number (should it be required). How Exchange is Obtained A replacement unit in exchange for your copier is provided directly by Sharp to any U.S. location. You will be required to provide consent for acceptance of an exchange unit and provide credit card authorization for the value of the exchange unit and the outbound shipping cost.
  • Page 105 Sharp to the purchaser with respect to the Product, and shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. In no event shall Sharp be liable, or in any way responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused by repairs or attempted repairs performed by anyone other than an authorized servicer.
  • Page 106: Material Safety Data Sheet

    Area (Country) U.S.A. Sharp Electronics Corporation North America Canada Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Australia Sharp Corporation of Australia PTY. Ltd. Oceania Germany Sharp Electronics (Europe) GMBH United Sharp Electronics (U. K.) Ltd. Kingdom France Sharp Electronics (France) S.A. Austria...
  • Page 107 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Most Important Hazards and Effects of the Products Human Health Effects :There are no anticipated carcinogenic effects from exposure based on animal tests performed using toner. When used as intended according to instructions, studies do not indicate any symptoms of fibrosis will occur. Environmental Effects :No data are available.
  • Page 108 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 8. EXPOSURE CONTROL / PERSONAL PROTECTION Engineering Measures Ventilation :None required with intended use. Exposure limit values OSHA-PEL (USA) :15mg/m ACGIH-TLV (USA) :10mg/m Personal Protective Equipment Respiratory Protection :Not required under intended use. Hand Protection :Not required under intended use. Eye Protection :Not required under intended use.
  • Page 109 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Chronic Effect :In a study in rats of chronic inhalation exposure to a typical toner, a mild to moderate degree of lung fibrosis was observed in 92% of the rats in the high concentration (16mg/m fibrosis was noted in 22% of the animals in the middle (4mg/m group, but no pulmonary change was reported in the lowest (1mg/m exposure group, the most relevant level to potential human exposures.
  • Page 110 Area (Country) U.S.A. Sharp Electronics Corporation North America Canada Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Australia Sharp Corporation of Australia PTY. Ltd. Oceania Germany Sharp Electronics (Europe) GMBH United Sharp Electronics (U. K.) Ltd. Kingdom France Sharp Electronics (France) S.A. Austria...
  • Page 111 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 3. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Most Important Hazards and Effects of the Products Human Health Effects :There are no anticipated carcinogenic effects from exposure based on animal tests performed using toner. When used as intended according to instructions, studies do not indicate any symptoms of fibrosis will occur. Environmental Effects :No data are available.
  • Page 112 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Personal Protective Equipment Respiratory Protection :Not required under intended use. Hand Protection :Not required under intended use. Eye Protection :Not required under intended use. Skin Protection :Not required under intended use. Other Protective equipment :Use of a dust mask and goggles are recommended when handling a large quantity of toner or during long term exposure, as with any non-toxic dust.
  • Page 113 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION No data are available. 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATION Waste from residues :Waste material may be dumped or incinerated under conditions which meet all federal, state and local environmental regulations. Contaminated Packaging :Waste may be disposed or incinerated under conditions which meet all federal, state and local environmental regulations.
  • Page 114 Caution: This connector is only intended for service purposes. Any connection to this terminal may cause malfunctions of the copy machine. Instruction for service technician: The cable length for the service terminal has to be less than 10 feet (3 m). RSPF connector USB connector LAN connector...
  • Page 115 Model Number: AL-1651CS/AL-1661CS Responsible Party: SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1163 TEL: 1-800-BE-SHARP This product utilizes tin-lead solder, and a fluorescent lamp containing a small amount of mercury.
  • Page 116 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1163. www.sharpusa.com SHARP ELECTRONICS OF CANADA LTD. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 SHARP CORPORATION Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper PRINTED IN CHINA 2003J TINSE1143QSZZ...