Sharp AR-M355N Operation Manual

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AR-M355N
AR-M455N

LASER PRINTER

OPERATION MANUAL
(for general information and copier operation)
PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
• BEFORE USING

THE PRODUCT

• MANAGING THE MACHINE
• PERIPHERAL DEVICES
PART 2: COPIER OPERATION
• MAKING COPIES
• CONVENIENT COPY
FUNCTIONS
• MACHINE MAINTENANCE
(FOR COPYING)
• DOCUMENT FILING
FUNCTION

• SPECIFICATIONS

Be sure to become thoroughly familiar with this manual to
gain the maximum benefit from the product. Before
installing this product, be sure to read the installation
requirements
and
Be sure to keep all operation manuals handy for reference
including this manual, the "Operation manual (for general
information and copier operation)" and operation manuals
for any optional equipment which has been installed.
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cautions
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  • Page 1: Laser Printer

    MODEL AR-M355N AR-M455N LASER PRINTER OPERATION MANUAL (for general information and copier operation) PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION • BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT • MANAGING THE MACHINE • PERIPHERAL DEVICES PART 2: COPIER OPERATION • MAKING COPIES • CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS •...
  • Page 2 Shielded cables must be used with this equipment to maintain compliance with standard. This operation manual is also used for the AR-355 / AR-455 / AR-355 J / AR-455 J / AR-M355N J / AR-M455N J. " to indicate stand-by.
  • Page 3 Part 1: General Information...
  • Page 4: Product Configurations

    SHARP Service Department. ● Aside from instances provided for by law, SHARP is not responsible for failures occurring during 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 5: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Improper installation may damage this product. Please note the following during initial installation and whenever the machine is moved. 1.The machine should be installed near an accessible power outlet for easy connection. 2.Be sure to connect the power cord only to a power outlet that meets the specified voltage and current requirements.
  • Page 6: Cautions

    With the exception of instances provided for by law, Sharp Corporation bears no responsibility for any damages or loss due to the loss of stored document data.
  • Page 7: Laser Information

    CAUTIONS Laser Information Wave length 785 nm Pulse times North America: Europe: Output power 0.2 mW - 0.4 mW At the production line, the output power of the scanner unit is adjusted to 0.4 MILLIWATT PLUS 8 % and is maintained constant by the operation of the Automatic Power Control (APC).
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS PRODUCT CONFIGURATIONS... 0-1 OPERATION MANUALS... 0-1 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS... 0-2 CAUTIONS... 0-3 ● Laser Information ... 0-4 CONTENTS ... 0-5 CHAPTER 1 BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT INTRODUCTION... 1-2 MAIN FEATURES ... 1-3 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS ... 1-9 ● Exterior ... 1-9 ●...
  • Page 9: Contents

    CONTENTS CHAPTER 5 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS SPECIAL MODES ...5-2 ● General procedure for using special functions ...5-2 ● Margin shift ...5-3 ● Erase ...5-4 ● Dual page copy...5-5 ● Pamphlet copy...5-6 ● Job build ...5-8 ● Tandem copy...5-9 ● Covers/inserts...5-11 ●...
  • Page 10 CHAPTER 1 BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT This chapter contains basic information that should be read before using the product. INTRODUCTION ... 1-2 MAIN FEATURES ... 1-3 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS ... 1-9 ● Exterior... 1-9 ● Interior ... 1-10 ● Part names and functions of peripheral devices ...
  • Page 11: Introduction

    This manual provides general information on using the machine, such as routine maintenance and how to load paper and remove misfeeds. It also explains how to use the copier and document filing functions. Separate manuals have been provided for the fax function, printer function, and network scanner function. ■ ■ ■ ■ Original and paper sizes This machine allows use of standard sizes in both the inch and AB systems.
  • Page 12: Main Features

    MAIN FEATURES The digital multifunction copier is capable of performing a variety of functions. This page shows features related to the copy function. ● Sort mode See page 1-3 ● Group mode See page 1-3 ● 2-sided Copy See page 1-3 (When the duplex module is installed.) ●...
  • Page 13: Main Features

    MAIN FEATURES Reduction / Enlargement See page 4-15 Copies can be enlarged or reduced to the desired size. Original Copy Enlargement XY Zoom See page 4-18 Separate ratio settings can be selected for the length and width of a copy. Original Margin Shift Margins can be added to copies.
  • Page 14 Job Build See page 5-8 When you have a very large number of originals, the pages can be scanned in sets. 100 sheets 50 sheets 50 sheets Tandem Copy See page 5-9 Two machines can be used to run a large copy job in parallel.
  • Page 15 MAIN FEATURES Card Shot See page 5-26 The front and back of a card can be copied onto one sheet of paper. This function is convenient for making copies for certification purposes and helps save paper. Original Copy CARD CARD Front of CARD card...
  • Page 16 Page numbering See page 5-34 Page numbers can be added to copies. Text See page 5-38 Entered text can be added to copies. October, 2004 Meeting Interrupting a copy run See page 5-43 A copy job in progress can be interrupted for a rush job.
  • Page 17 When this product is used as a printer, and either of the above modes is active, the mode will be deactivated automatically by an incoming job and the machine will automatically warm up and start to print when it has reached the ready temperature.
  • Page 18: Part Names And Functions

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Exterior (1) Bypass tray* (2) Exit tray* (3) Automatic document feeder (See page 4-2.) This automatically feeds and scans multiple sheet originals. Both sides of two-sided originals can be scanned at once. (4) Duplex module* Module for two-sided printing (5) Upper paper output area (Center tray) Finished sheets are deposited here.
  • Page 19: Interior

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Interior (14) (14) Duplex module side cover Open when a misfeed has occurred in the duplex module. (15) Side cover latch Push up to open the side cover when a misfeed has occurred in the main unit. (16) Fusing unit Lift up to open the side cover when a misfeed has occurred in the main unit.
  • Page 20: Part Names And Functions Of Peripheral Devices

    This unit is an output sorter that has seven receiving bins. The bin to receive printed output can be selected in the printer driver. Each bin can be assigned to receive printed output by an individual person or by groups of people so that their prints are separated from other users making them easy to retrieve.
  • Page 21 ● ● ● ● PS3 expansion kit (AR-PK6) This kit provides compatibility of PostScript level 3 to the printer. Some peripheral devices cannot be installed together while others may require the installation of one or more others to be functional. See page 8-4, "LIST OF COMBINATION OF PERIPHERAL DEVICES".
  • Page 22: Operation Panel

    This is used to store, edit, and delete user names and folder names for the document filing function, and to configure the key operator programs and printer configuration settings. (See page 7-21) (6) Numeric keys Use to enter numeric values for various settings.
  • Page 23: Touch Panel

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Touch panel The touch panel screens shown in this manual are printed images, and may appear different from the actual screens. ■ ■ ■ ■ Using the touch panel [Example 1] Items on the touch panel JOB QUEUE SETS / PROG are easily selectable by...
  • Page 24 ■ ■ ■ ■ Job status screen (common to print, copy, fax, network scan and Internet fax) This screen is displayed when the [JOB STATUS] key on the operation panel is pressed. This screen can be used to display the "JOB QUEUE" (showing stored jobs and the current job) or the "COMPLETE"...
  • Page 25 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS (3) [PRINT JOB] key This displays the print job list of print mode (copying, printing, fax reception, Internet fax reception, and self printing). (4) [E-MAIL/FTP] key This displays the transmission status and finished jobs of scan mode (Scan to e-mail, Scan to FTP, and Scan to Desktop) when the network scanner option is installed.
  • Page 26: Turning The Power On And Off

    TURNING THE POWER ON AND OFF Use the power switch on the front of the machine to turn the power on or off. "ON" position "OFF" position Power switch NOTES ● Turn both switches off and unplug the power cord if you suspect a machine failure, if there is a bad thunderstorm nearby, or when you are moving the machine.
  • Page 27: Auditing Mode

    Enter your account number in the same way as for copy mode, and then begin the scanning procedure. ● When the account counter is turned on for the printer function, you must enter your account number in the setting screen of the printer driver on your computer in order to print.
  • Page 28: Managing The Machine

    CHAPTER 2 MANAGING THE MACHINE This chapter explains how to load paper, replace the toner cartridge, and remove paper misfeeds. It also contains information about supplies. LOADING PAPER... 2-2 ● Loading paper in paper tray 1 ... 2-2 ● Changing the paper size in paper tray 1 ... 2-2 ●...
  • Page 29: Loading Paper

    ● Do not use curled or folded paper. Doing so may cause a misfeed. ● For best results use paper supplied by SHARP. (See page 2-4.) ● When you change the paper type and size in paper tray 1, set the paper type and size referring to "Setting the paper type and paper size"...
  • Page 30: Specifications Of Paper Trays

    Specifications of paper trays The specifications for types and sizes of paper that can be used in each tray are shown below. Tray Tray No. Applicable paper types (tray name) Paper tray 1 Tray 1 Plain paper (Refer to the next page for applicable plain papers.) Multi purpose Tray 2...
  • Page 31 ● The image quality and toner fusibility of special papers may change due to ambient conditions, operating conditions, and paper characteristics, resulting in image quality inferior to that of SHARP standard paper. Paper in AB system A5 to A3 16 to 28 lbs.
  • Page 32: Setting The Paper Type And Paper Size

    Touch the [PAPER TRAY SETTINGS] key. The paper tray selection screen will appear. PAPER TRAY RINT SETTINGS PRINTER CONDITION ORWARD Touch the [TRAY SETTINGS] key. CUSTOM SETTINGS PAPER TRAY SETTINGS TRAY SETTINGS Display the setting screen of the desired paper tray.
  • Page 33: Setting The Paper Size When A Special Size Is Loaded

    LOADING PAPER Select the size of paper that was loaded in the tray. Touch the appropriate keys (checkboxes). CUSTOM SETTINGS TRAY 2 TYPE/SIZE SETTING TYPE SIZE 11X17,8 X14,8 X11 PLAIN AUTO-INCH 8 X11R,7 X10 ,5 X8 R A3,A4,A4R,A5R,B4,B5 AUTO-AB B5R,216X330(8 X13) SIZE INPUT [AUTO-INCH] key : Select when you have loaded an inch-based size of paper.
  • Page 34: Programming And Editing Paper Types

    Programming and editing paper types To program or edit the name of a paper type or set paper attributes, follow the steps below. Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Setting the paper type and paper size" (page 2-5) Touch the [PAPER TYPE REGISTRATION] key.
  • Page 35: Loading Paper In The Multi Purpose Drawer

    ● Attempting to print onto both sides of envelopes or postcards may result in misfeeds or poor prints. ● Do not use paper that has already been printed on by a thermal transfer or inkjet printer. In particular, paper that has been printed on by a thermal transfer printer (such as a word processor that uses a cassette) may cause missing characters and smudges.
  • Page 36: Printing Onto Envelopes

    Printing onto envelopes ● Do not use envelopes that have metal clasps, plastic snaps, string closures, windows, linings, self-adhesive patches or synthetic materials. Attempting to print on these may cause misfeeds, inadequate toner adherence or other trouble. ● Creases or smudging may occur. This is especially true of embossed surfaces and other irregular surfaces. ●...
  • Page 37: Specifications (Multi Purpose Drawer)

    Middle and lower paper trays: Up to 500 sheets of SHARP recommended plain paper can be loaded in these trays. The method of loading paper is the same as for paper tray 1 in the main unit. See the description (page 2-2).
  • Page 38: Loading Paper In The Stand/Mpd & 2000 Sheet Paper Drawer

    Loading paper in the stand/MPD & 2000 sheet paper drawer Upper paper tray: The upper paper tray is equivalent to the multi purpose drawer. The method of loading paper and the paper that can be used are the same as for the multi purpose drawer. Refer to the description of the multi purpose drawer (see page 2-8).
  • Page 39: Custom Settings

    ..Faxes received to memory and received Internet faxes can be forwarded to ● Printer condition ....Used to configure default settings for the printer function (see the Operation ●...
  • Page 40 12-HOUR CUSTOM SETTINGS 24-HOUR PAPER TRAY SETTINGS TRAY1 PRINT COPY to the EXIT PAPER TRAY SETTINGS PRINTER CONDITION CUSTOM SETTINGS keys. TYPE / SIZE FIXED PAPER SIDE PLAIN / 8 X11 1 / 2 DISABLE DUPLEX DOC. I-FAX DISABLE STAPLE...
  • Page 41: About The Settings

    NOTE A test page cannot be printed if "PROHIBIT TEST PAGE PRINTING" (See the "Operation manual (for printer)".) has been set to "prohibited" in the key operator programs. ■ ■ ■ ■ Paper tray settings The paper type, paper size, enabled modes and automatic tray switching can set for each tray.
  • Page 42: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    REPLACING THE TONER CARTRIDGE When toner runs low, a message will appear to inform you that the toner cartridge must be replaced. NOTE To view the approximate amount of toner remaining, hold down the [COPY] key during printing or when the machine is on standby.
  • Page 43: Storage Of Supplies

    Standard supplies for this product that can replaced by the user include paper, toner cartridges, and staple cartridges for the finisher. 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 products. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the toner package.
  • Page 44: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL When a misfeed has occurred during printing, the message "A MISFEED HAS OCCURRED". will appear in the touch panel display of the operation panel and printing including copying and facsimile output will stop. The approximate misfeed locations are indicated with " on misfeed removal are also shown.
  • Page 45: Misfeed In The Transport Area, Fusing Area, And Exit Area

    MISFEED REMOVAL Misfeed in the transport area, fusing area, and exit area CAUTION The fusing unit is hot. Take care in removing paper. (Do not touch the metal parts.) Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the module and gently move the module away from the machine.
  • Page 46: Misfeed In The Duplex Module

    Misfeed in the duplex module Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the unit and gently move the module away from the machine. If the duplex module has an exit tray, rotate it up out of the way and open the cover of the duplex module.
  • Page 47: Misfeed In The Paper Feed Area

    MISFEED REMOVAL Misfeed in the paper feed area NOTE Be sure to follow the misfeed removal sequence. Do not pull the tray out immediately as the misfeed may have occurred with paper partially fed out of the tray. Open the left cover and see if there is misfed paper first (steps 1 and 2).
  • Page 48 ■ ■ ■ ■ Misfeed in the multi purpose drawer Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the module and gently move the module away from the machine. If the machine is not equipped with a duplex module, open the side cover similarly.
  • Page 49: Removing An Original Misfeed

    REMOVING AN ORIGINAL MISFEED Removing a misfed original from the automatic document feeder If an original misfeed occurs in the automatic document feeder, follow the steps below to remove the misfed original. NOTES ● For misfeed removal in the main unit and other peripheral devices, see page 2-17 ●...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    In this event, stop using the machine, unplug the power cord, and contact your Sharp dealer. Note: Letters and numbers appear in "**-**". When you contact your Sharp dealer, please tell your dealer what letters and numbers appear.
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    SHARP- Use SHARP-recommended paper. (Page 2-16) Do not use curled or crimped paper. If you will not use the paper for a long time, remove the paper from the tray and store it in the wrapper in a cool and dark location so that it will not absorb moisture.
  • Page 52 Paper with punch holes is being used. printed pages. Check than SHARP- Use SHARP-recommended paper. (Page 2-16) Use paper in the allowable range. Be sure to store paper in the wrapper in a dry location and do not store paper in a location that is ●humid ●at a high temperature or an extremely low...
  • Page 54: Peripheral Devices

    CHAPTER 3 PERIPHERAL DEVICES This chapter describes operating instructions for the Mail-Bin Stacker, the Finisher, the Saddle Stitch Finisher, and the Duplex Module. DUPLEX MODULE ... 3-2 ● Part names... 3-2 ● Specifications ... 3-2 ● Loading paper in the bypass tray ... 3-3 ●...
  • Page 55: Duplex Module

    DUPLEX MODULE If a duplex module is installed, printing onto both sides of paper can be performed. Two types of duplex modules are available: duplex module/bypass tray and duplex module. The descriptions in this manual are for the duplex module/bypass tray. For information on misfeed removal for these modules, see page 2-19.
  • Page 56: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    ● When loading plain paper other than SHARP standard paper, special media other than postcards, SHARP-recommended transparency film, or paper to be printed on the back, the paper must be loaded one sheet at a time.
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting (Concerning The Duplex Module)

    DUPLEX MODULE Troubleshooting (concerning the duplex module) Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Message indicating the paper type cannot be used for two-sided printing displayed? Message indicating the paper size The machine will not cannot be used for two-sided printing print duplex prints.
  • Page 58: Mail-Bin Stacker

    18-5/16" (W) x 20-7/8" (D) x 20" (H) (465 mm (W) x 530 mm (D) x 508 mm (H)) Weight Approx. 41.9 lbs. (19 kg) Specifications are subject to change for improvement without notice. Top tray Output paper from the printer, copier, and facsimile features can be delivered here. Mail bins Each bin can be designated to receive printed output for assigned users.
  • Page 59: Misfeed In The Mail-Bin Stacker

    MAIL-BIN STACKER Misfeed in the mail-bin stacker If a misfeed has occurred in the mail-bin stacker during printing, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Open the top cover. Move the tab in the Top cover direction of the arrow as shown in the illustration to open the top cover.
  • Page 60: Finisher

    Supplies AR-SC1 staple cartridges must be used for this finisher. The cartridge package contains three cartridges approx. 3000 staples each. Top tray Printer, copier and fax output can be delivered here. To print onto large paper (11" x 17", 8-1/2" x 14", 8-1/2"...
  • Page 61: Finisher Functions

    FINISHER Finisher functions ■ ■ ■ ■ Sort mode Sorted sets will be delivered. Original Printouts ■ ■ ■ ■ Offset mode Offset mode Non-offset mode ■ ■ ■ ■ Staple sort mode Collated sets will be stapled and delivered to the offset tray. The stapling positions, orientation, paper size for stapling, and stapling capacity are shown below.
  • Page 62: Using The Finisher Functions

    Using the finisher functions When the [OUTPUT] key on the main screen of copy mode is touched, a screen for selecting the sort/group/staple sort functions and selecting an exit tray will appear. As a selection is made, the touch key for the selection will be highlighted.
  • Page 63: Staple Cartridge Replacement

    FINISHER Staple cartridge replacement When the staple cartridge becomes empty, the message "Add staples." will appear in the message display of the operation panel. Follow the procedure below to replace the staple cartridge. Open the front cover. Turn the staple unit to face up. Pull the release lever for the staple box and remove the box.
  • Page 64 ■ ■ ■ ■ Checking the staple unit If the message "CHECK THE STAPLER UNIT" or "CHECK STAPLER POSITION OR STAPLER JAM" appears, follow the procedure below. Open the finisher compiler. Release the latch to open compiler. Remove the misfed paper from the stapler compiler.
  • Page 65: Misfeed In The Finisher

    FINISHER Misfeed in the finisher When a misfeed occurs in the finisher, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Remove the misfed paper from the output area. Be careful not to tear the misfed removal. Open the finisher top cover. Move the tab in the Top cover direction of the arrow as...
  • Page 66: Troubleshooting Finisher Problems

    Troubleshooting finisher problems Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Are any finisher covers open? The finisher does Message indicating need to remove not operate. paper from displayed? Is a "CHECK THE STAPLER UNIT" or "CHECK STAPLER POSITION OR STAPLER JAM"...
  • Page 67: Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER The saddle stitch finisher can automatically place two staples for centerline binding of prints or copies and fold them along the centerline. An optional hole punching unit is available for installation into the finisher. Part names Stapler compiler Paper to be stapled is stacked temporarily.
  • Page 68: Saddle Stitch Finisher Functions

    8-1/2" x 11" or A4 or smaller size: 50 sheets*(20 lbs. or 80 g/m Stapling capacity 8-1/2" x 14" or B4 or larger size: 25 sheets*(20 lbs. or 80 g/m *Up to two sheets of 34 lbs. or 128 g/m Upper tray: Single staple can be placed in the top left or lower left corners or two Staples staples can be centered on the left side.
  • Page 69 SADDLE STITCH FINISHER ■ ■ ■ ■ Staple sort mode Collated sets of prints or copies will be stapled and delivered to the offset tray. When saddle stitching is selected, the prints or copies will be stapled at the center and delivered to the saddle stitch tray. The stapling positions, orientation, paper size for stapling, and stapling capacity are shown below.
  • Page 70 ■ ■ ■ ■ Saddle stitch function The saddle stitch finisher can automatically place two staples for centerline binding of prints or copies and fold them along the centerline. ■ ■ ■ ■ Hole punching (only if a punch module is installed) If the saddle stitch finisher is equipped with a hole punch module, printed paper can be hole punched and delivered...
  • Page 71: Using The Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Using the saddle stitch finisher When [OUTPUT] is selected on the main screen of copy mode, a screen for making selections for sort, group, staple sort, saddle stitch, punch and exit tray will appear. OUTPUT SORT STAPLE SORT GROUP (1) [GROUP] key (See page 3-15.)
  • Page 72: Staple Cartridge Replacement And Staple Jam Removal

    Staple cartridge replacement and staple jam removal When the staple cartridge becomes empty or staples become jammed, a message will appear in the message display of the operation panel. Follow the procedure below to replace the staple cartridge or remove jammed staples. ■...
  • Page 73 SADDLE STITCH FINISHER ■ ■ ■ ■ Staple jam removal Unlatch the saddle stitch finisher and slide it away from the machine. Open the front cover. Turn roller rotating knob C as shown in the illustration until the blue indication is seen.
  • Page 74 Turn roller rotating knob A in the direction of the arrow to move the staple unit to the front. Turn the roller rotating knob until the triangle mark is aligned with the index. Roller rotating knob A Staple unit Remove the staple box. Raise the lever at the end of the staple box.
  • Page 75: Misfeed In The Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Misfeed in the saddle stitch finisher When a misfeed occurs in the saddle stitch finisher, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Press the detach button and separate the saddle stitch finisher from the machine. CAUTION The saddle stitch finisher and the machine are connected at the rear.
  • Page 76 Open the front cover. Rotate roller rotating knob D in the direction of the arrow. Roller rotating knob D Remove any misfed paper from the saddle stitch tray. Remove gently, taking care not to tear it. Close the cover of the saddle stitch section. Close the front cover.
  • Page 77: Troubleshooting (Concerning The Saddle Stitch Finisher)

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Troubleshooting (concerning the saddle stitch finisher) Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Are any saddle stitch finisher covers open? Close all covers. (See page 3-14.) The saddle stitch finisher does Message indicating need to remove paper operate.
  • Page 78 Part 2: Copier Operation...
  • Page 80: Making Copies

    CHAPTER 4 MAKING COPIES This chapter explains the basic procedures for making copies, including selection of the copy ratio and other copy settings. AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER... 4-2 ● Acceptable originals ... 4-2 PLACING ORIGINALS... 4-3 CHECKING THE SIZE OF A PLACED ORIGINAL ... 4-5 ●...
  • Page 81: Automatic Document Feeder

    AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER The automatic document feeder automatically feeds originals into the machine, making continuous copying possible. In addition, both sides of two-sided sheet originals can be simultaneously scanned. This function is convenient when you have a large number of original pages to scan. Acceptable originals A stack of up to 50 original sheets (30 original sheets* set in the document feeder tray provided the stack height is within the limit shown below.
  • Page 82: Placing Originals

    PLACING ORIGINALS ■ ■ ■ ■ Using automatic feeder Open the document cover, make sure that an original has not been left on the document glass, and then gently close the document cover. Adjust the original guides to the size of the originals.
  • Page 83: Placing Originals

    PLACING ORIGINALS ■ ■ ■ ■ Standard original placement orientations [Example 1] Document feeder tray Bottom [Example 2] Bottom ■ ■ ■ ■ Automatic copy image rotation - rotation copying If the orientation of the originals and copy paper are different, the original image will be automatically rotated 90 and copied.
  • Page 84: Checking The Size Of A Placed Original

    CHECKING THE SIZE OF A PLACED ORIGINAL If the placed original is a standard size, the size will be automatically detected (automatic original detection function) and displayed in the touch panel. Make sure that the correct size has been detected. (A) :The original size is displayed.
  • Page 85: Storing, Deleting, And Using Original Sizes

    STORING, DELETING, AND USING ORIGINAL SIZES Up to 9 special original sizes can be stored. Stored sizes can be easily called up and are not erased if the power is turned off. Storing a frequently used original size saves you the trouble of manually setting the size each time you copy that size of document.
  • Page 86: Normal Copying

    NORMAL COPYING This section describes the normal copying procedure. Making copies with the automatic document feeder ■ ■ ■ ■ 1-sided copies of 1-sided originals Original Copy Place the originals in the document feeder tray. (pages 4-3 to 4-6) Make sure that the 1-sided to 1-sided copy mode is selected.
  • Page 87 NORMAL COPYING Select the desired output mode (page 4-9). The sort mode is the 2-SIDED COPY default mode. To select the group OUTPUT mode, [OUTPUT] touch the [GROUP] key FILE on the output setting screen, and then touch the [OK] key on the setting screen.
  • Page 88 ■ ■ ■ ■ Copy output (sort and group) Example: Making five sets or five copies each of three originals ● ● ● ● Sorting copies into sets Original SPECIAL MODES 2-SIDED COPY OUTPUT Touch the Set the [OUTPUT] key number of copies (5) When using the automatic document feeder, sorting is...
  • Page 89: Automatic Two-Sided Copying Using The Automatic

    NORMAL COPYING Automatic two-sided document feeder When the optional duplex module is installed, the following automatic two-sided copying can be performed. The paper is automatically turned over during copying, allowing two-sided copies to be made with ease. Original Copy Place the originals in the document feeder tray.
  • Page 90: Copying From The Document Glass

    Copying from the document glass When copying originals which cannot be fed from the automatic document feeder such as thick originals, open the document cover and copy the originals from the document glass. ■ ■ ■ ■ 1-sided copies of 1-sided originals Original Copy Place the original on the document glass.
  • Page 91 NORMAL COPYING Select the desired output mode. (page 4- Group 2-SIDED COPY default mode. To select sort mode, OUTPUT touch key, touch the [SORT] key in the screen that FILE appears, and then touch the [OK] key. Use the numeric keys to set the desired number of copies.
  • Page 92: Automatic Two-Sided Copying From The Document Glass

    Automatic two-sided copying from the document glass When the optional duplex module is installed, the following automatic two-sided copying can be performed. The paper is automatically turned over during copying, allowing two-sided copies to be made with ease. Original Place the original on the document glass. (pages 4-3 to 4-6) Original scale Original scale...
  • Page 93: Adjusting The Exposure

    ADJUSTING THE EXPOSURE Select an appropriate exposure mode for the original to be copied. The selections are AUTO, TEXT, TEXT/PHOTO and PHOTO. ■ ■ ■ ■ Automatic exposure adjustment The default exposure ORIGINAL setting is "AUTO", which automatically AUTO the exposure for the EXPOSURE original.
  • Page 94: Reduction/Enlargement/Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Reduction and enlargement ratios can be selected automatically or manually. ● Automatic selection: Auto image (see below) ● Manual selection: Preset copy ratios/zoom (see page 4-16) Automatic selection (auto image) The reduction or enlargement ratio will be selected automatically based on the original size and the selected paper size. Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass.
  • Page 95: Manual Selection (Preset Copy Ratios/Zoom)

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Manual selection (preset copy ratios/zoom) Preset ratios (maximum 400%, minimum 25%) can be selected with the enlargement and reduction keys. In addition, the zoom keys can be used to select any ratio from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. <The key operator program on page 14 of the key operator's guide can be used to set two additional enlargement ratios and two additional reduction ratios.>...
  • Page 96 Make sure that an appropriate paper size has been selected based on the selected ratio. ORIGIN L AUTO EXPOSURE Auto paper select display 8 x11 1 / 2 AUTO PAPER SELECT COPY RATIO NOTE If the auto paper select display does not appear, a tray with the correct size of paper for the selected ratio will not be automatically selected.
  • Page 97: Xy Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM XY ZOOM The XY ZOOM feature allows the horizontal and vertical copy ratios to be changed separately. The ratios can set from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Example: Selecting 100% for the length and 50% for the width Copy Original Place the original in the document feeder...
  • Page 98 Use the reduction, enlargement, and ZOOM ([ ], [ ]) keys to change the copy ratio in the vertical (Y) direction. A fixed ratio key will not become when touched. ZOOM The zoom keys can be used to change the ratio from 25% to 400% in ZOOM increments of 1%.
  • Page 99: Special Papers

    SPECIAL PAPERS The tray 2 and the bypass tray on the optional duplex module with bypass tray can be used to make copies on transparencies, postcards, label sheets, envelopes* *1 Envelopes can be placed in the tray 2. Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass.
  • Page 100 CHAPTER 5 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS This chapter explains special-purpose functions, storing of copy settings, and other convenient functions. Please select and read sections of this chapter as needed. SPECIAL MODES... 5-2 ● General procedure for using special functions... 5-2 ● Margin shift...
  • Page 101: Special Modes

    SPECIAL MODES Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main screen of copy mode to open the special modes screen. The following functions can be selected in the special modes screen. Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main screen. READY TO SCAN FOR COPY.
  • Page 102: Margin Shift

    Margin shift The margin shift function will automatically shift the text or image on the copy paper approximately 1/2" (10 mm) in its initial setting. This function is convenient when stapling or binding copies with a string. NOTES ● The initial setting for the margin width can be changed in the key operator programs to any value from 0 to 1" (0 to 20 mm).
  • Page 103: Erase

    SPECIAL MODES Erase The erase function is used to erase the shadow lines on copies produced when copying thick originals or books. The erase modes that can be selected are shown below. The erase width is approximately 1/2" (10 mm) in it's initial setting.
  • Page 104: Dual Page Copy

    Dual page copy The dual page copy function produces separate copies of two documents placed side by side on the document glass. This function is especially useful when copying books and other bound documents. [Example] Copying right and left pages of a book Book original To display the special modes screen...
  • Page 105: Pamphlet Copy

    SPECIAL MODES Pamphlet copy The pamphlet copy function is used to arrange copies in proper order for eventual center-stapling and folding into a booklet. Two original pages are copied onto each side of copy paper. Four pages are, therefore, copied onto one sheet. This function is convenient for arranging copies into an attractive booklet or pamphlet.
  • Page 106 Select whether or not you wish to copy on the cover ("YES" or "NO"). PRINT ON COVER Select the paper tray for the cover. (1)The currently selected CANCEL paper tray for the PAPER TRAY cover is displayed. (2)The size and type of TRAY2 paper in the currently 8 x11...
  • Page 107: Job Build

    SPECIAL MODES Job build Use job build mode when you need to copy more originals than can be placed in the document feeder at once. The maximum number of originals that can be placed in the document feeder at once is 50 sheets (30 sheets when the size is B4 or larger;...
  • Page 108: Tandem Copy

    (See page 5-7 of the "Operation manual 50 sets of copies (for printer)") ●When configuring the tandem settings in the server machine, the IP address of the client machine must be entered. For the port number, it is best to use the initial setting (50001).
  • Page 109 SPECIAL MODES Press the [START] key. NOTES ● To perform tandem copying, the server machine and client machine must meet certain conditions. After the [START] key is pressed on the server machine, the server machine verifies that the conditions have been met.
  • Page 110: Covers/Inserts

    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 111 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Procedure for inserting front and back cover paper The paper for the front cover is called the front cover paper ("FRONT COVER" in the touch panel). The paper for the back cover is called the back cover paper ("BACK COVER" in the touch panel). ●Examples of insertion methods for the front and back cover paper are given on pages 5-17 to 5-20.
  • Page 112 ■ ■ ■ ■ Procedure for adding inserts You can have different paper automatically inserted as an insert at a specified pages. Two types of insert paper can be used. These are specified with the [INSERTION TYPE A SETTING] key and [INSERTION TYPE B SETTING] in the touch panel.
  • Page 113 SPECIAL MODES Touch the [INSERTION SETTINGS] key to specify the pages where you wish to insert the insert papers of [INSERTION TYPE A SETTING] [INSERTION SETTING]. CANCE RTION SETTING INSERTION SETTINGS TION SETTING Touch the [INSERTION TYPE A] key or the [INSERTION TYPE B] key, enter the page number where you wish to insert the insert paper with the numeric keys, and then...
  • Page 114 ■ ■ ■ ■ Checking, editing, and deleting cover/insert pages The [PAGE LAYOUT] key appears after covers/inserts settings are configured (the settings of step 1 through step 7 on pages 5-12 and 5-13). The [PAGE LAYOUT] key is used for the following: ●...
  • Page 115 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Examples of covers and inserts The relations between the originals and finished copies when covers or inserts are inserted are shown on the following pages. Covers ●One-sided copying of one-sided originals (page 5-17) ●One-sided copying of two-sided originals (page 5-19) Inserts ●One-sided copying of one-sided originals...
  • Page 116 ■ ■ ■ ■ Covers (One-sided copying of one-sided originals) One-sided copies are made of the following one-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying...
  • Page 117 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Covers (Two-sided copying of one-sided originals) Two-sided copies are made of the following one-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying...
  • Page 118 ■ ■ ■ ■ Covers (One-sided copying of Two-sided originals) One-sided copies are made of the following two-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying...
  • Page 119 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Covers (Two-sided copying of two-sided originals) Two-sided copies are made of the following two-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying...
  • Page 120 ■ ■ ■ ■ Inserts (One-sided copying of one-sided originals) One-sided and two-sided copying is performed using the following one-sided originals. The insertion page of the insert is set to page 3. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Copying on Resulting copies (one-sided copying) insert No copying...
  • Page 121: Transparency Film With Insert Sheets

    Touch the [PAPER TRAY SETTINGS] key. The paper tray selection screen will appear. PAPER TRAY RINT SETTINGS PRINTER CONDITION ORWARD Touch the [TRAY SETTINGS] key. CUSTOM SETTINGS PAPER TRAY SETTINGS TRAY SETTINGS 5-22 ● This function only operates in "one-sided to one- sided"...
  • Page 122: Multi Shot

    Select the tray 2. OR COPY. AUTO ORIGIN 1. 8 x11 PLAIN TRANSPARENCY EXPOS 2. 8 x11 3. 11x17 PLAIN PAPE 4. 8 x11 PLAIN COPY R To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions" on page 5-2. Touch the [TRANSPARENCY INSERTS] key in the special modes screen (2nd screen).
  • Page 123 SPECIAL MODES To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions" on page 5-2. Touch the [MULTI SHOT] key in the special modes screen (2nd screen). The MULTI SHOT setting screen will appear. TRANSPARENCY A multi shot icon ( MULTI SHOT INSERTS etc.) will also appear in...
  • Page 124: Book Copy

    Book copy This function is convenient when you wish to compile copies of books or other bound originals into an attractive pamphlet format. The two pages of the open book are scanned as a set, and two pages each are copied onto the front and back sides of the copy paper (four pages are copied onto one sheet of copy paper).
  • Page 125: Card Shot

    SPECIAL MODES Card shot When copying a card, this function allows you to combine the front and back sides on a single sheet of paper. This function is convenient for making copies for certification purposes and helps save paper. Original Copy CARD CARD...
  • Page 126 Touch the outer [OK] key. You will return to the main screen of copy CANCEL mode. SIZE RESET FIT TO PAGE Place the original on the document glass. Place the front side of the original face down document cover. Follow steps 4 through 6 of "Copying from the document glass"...
  • Page 127: Mirror Image

    SPECIAL MODES Mirror image This function is used to print a mirror image of the original. The images will be inverted in the right to left direction on the copies. Original To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions"...
  • Page 128: Print Menu

    Print menu The date, a stamp, page numbers, and entered text can be printed on copies. Four selections are available for the PRINT MENU: • Date print (page 5-32) This prints the date on the paper. [Example] Printing 2004/OCT/1 in the upper right- hand corner of the paper 2004/OCT/1 The format of the date and the character that...
  • Page 129 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Common operation procedure for using the print menu To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions" on page 5-2. Touch the [PRINT MENU] key in the special modes screen (3rd screen). The print menu setting screen will appear.
  • Page 130 Check the print layout if needed (page 5- 40). To display the layout and print content of the LAYOUT CANCEL configured print menu, 2-SIDED ORIGINAL TYPE touch the [LAYOUT] key. The position can S WHEN COPYING ON COVERS/INSERTS settings needed. Touch the [OK] key on the print menu setting screen.
  • Page 131 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Printing the date on copies The date can be printed on copies. Four selections each are available for the date format and the character that separates the year, month, and day. NOTE The date must be previously set in the custom settings. (See page 2-13.) Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu"...
  • Page 132 ■ ■ ■ ■ Printing a stamp (reverse text) on copies A message such as "CONFIDENTIAL" can be printed in reverse text on copies. The following 12 messages are available. CONFIDENTIAL FOR YOUR INFO. DO NOT COPY URGENT You can select from three density levels for the background of the stamp. Two selections are available for the size of the stamp.
  • Page 133 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Printing the page number on copies The page number can be printed on copies. One of 6 formats can be selected for the page number. Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu"...
  • Page 134 When covers/inserts are added and you wish to include the covers/inserts in the page number count, touch the [COVERS/ INSERTS COUNTING] key. LAST NUMBER AUTO COVERS/INSERTS COUNTING Select the checkboxes of the items that you wish to include in the page number count and then touch the [OK] key.
  • Page 135 SPECIAL MODES Examples of page number printing Page number printing during one-sided copying (5 originals) Setting TOTAL PAGE FIRST NUMBER LAST NUMBER PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET FIRST NUMBER: 11 FIRST NUMBER: 11 LAST NUMBER: 13 Printed contents when TOTAL PAGE: 2 settings are changed as TOTAL PAGE: 15 follows...
  • Page 136 Page number printing during two-sided copying of body pages with covers (one-side copying) inserted (9 originals) 1st page (front cover) Setting Value Front TOTAL PAGE AUTO FIRST NUMBER LAST NUMBER AUTO PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET COUNT FRONT Not selected COVER PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET: 3 printed...
  • Page 137 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Printing entered text on copies Entered text can be printed on copies. Up to 50 characters can be printed. Up to 30 sequences of frequently used text can be stored. See "Storing text sequences" (page 5-39). NOTE When the machine is connected to a network, the printed text sequences can be stored and deleted in the Web page.
  • Page 138 Storing text sequences Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu" (page 5-30). Touch the [TEXT] key. LAYOUT CANCEL DATE STAMP PAGE TEXT NUMBERING Touch the [STORE/DELETE] key. PRE-SET RECALL STORE/DELETE Touch that programmed (a key in which No. xx appears).
  • Page 139 SPECIAL MODES ■ ■ ■ ■ Checking and changing the print layout You can check the print layout after the print items have been selected. If needed you can change the print position or delete print content. Touch the [LAYOUT] key on the print menu screen.
  • Page 140: Storing, Using And Deleting Job Programs

    STORING, USING AND DELETING JOB PROGRAMS The steps of up to 10 copy jobs can be stored as job programs. Job programs can be called up with ease, and are retained even when the power is turned off. By storing frequently used copy settings in a job program, you can eliminate the bother of selecting the settings each time you use them for a copy job.
  • Page 141: Calling Up A Job Program

    STORING, USING AND DELETING JOB PROGRAMS Calling up a job program Press the [#/P] key. Touch the number key of the desired job program. JOB PROGRAMS automatically closes and PRESS PROGRAM NUMBER. the job program is called up. A number key that does not have a job program RECALL...
  • Page 142: Interrupting A Copy Run

    INTERRUPTING A COPY RUN The copy of the original scanned in interrupt mode is output before the remainder of the interrupted copy job. Touch the [INTERRUPT] key. If interrupt copying is INTERRUPT possible during a copy run, the [INTERRUPT] AUTO RIGINAL 8 x11 1 / 2...
  • Page 144: Machine Maintenance (For Copying)

    CHAPTER 6 MACHINE MAINTENANCE (FOR COPYING) This chapter explains procedures for cleaning the machine, and troubleshooting. USER MAINTENANCE ... 6-2 ● Cleaning the document glass and the automatic document feeder ... 6-2 ● Cleaning the main charger of the photoconductive drum... 6-2 TROUBLESHOOTING ...
  • Page 145: User Maintenance

    USER MAINTENANCE Cleaning the document glass and the automatic document feeder If the document glass, document cover or automatic document scanning unit have dirty spots, these spots will form lines in scanned images. These will show up as defects when the images are printed. Always keep these parts clean. If black or white stripes appear on printed images of originals that were fed through the automatic document feeder, wipe the long narrow glasses in the scanning unit ((A) and (B) in the illustration).
  • Page 146: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Check the following troubleshooting list before requesting service as many problems can be fixed by the user. If you are unable to solve the problem by checking the list, turn off the power switch, and unplug the power cord. Problems related to the copy function are described below.
  • Page 147: Document Filing Function

    CHAPTER 7 DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION OVERVIEW... 7-2 ● Document filing function... 7-2 TO USE THE DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION... 7-4 ● A look at the operation panel ... 7-4 ● Saving files... 7-4 ● Main screen of document filing ... 7-5 ●...
  • Page 148: Overview

    The scanned document image is saved when printing or transmitting a document in copy mode, printer mode, or image send mode ("QUICK FILE" or "FILE"). A document can also be scanned and saved without being printed, copied, or transmitted ("scan save").
  • Page 149 ● Except in cases provided for by law, SHARP Corporation bears no responsibility for any damages that result from the leaking of sensitive information due to 1) manipulation by a third party of any data saved using the Quick File function or filing function, or 2) incorrect operation of the Quick File function or filing function by the operator that saves the data.
  • Page 150: To Use The Document Filing Function

    TO USE THE DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION A look at the operation panel (1) Touch panel (see the next page) This displays messages and keys. Keys can be touched to select and enter settings. When a key is touched, a beep will sound and the key will be highlighted to indicate that it is selected.
  • Page 151: Main Screen Of Document Filing

    Main screen of document filing To display the main screen of document filing, press the [DOCUMENT FILING] key when the touch panel shows the copy mode screen, image send mode, or the job status screen. The main screen shows messages, keys, and items that can be selected for document filing.
  • Page 152: Saving A Document Image File

    SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Quick File When printing or transmitting a document in copy mode, printer mode, or fax/image transmission mode, "QUICK FILE" can be selected to save an image of the document to the Quick File folder. The image can be called up at a later time, allowing you to print or transmit the document without having to locate the original.
  • Page 153: Filing

    Filing When printing or transmitting a document in copy mode, printer mode, or image send mode, "FILE" can be selected to save an image of the document to the main folder or a previously created custom folder. The image can be called up at a later time, allowing you to print or transmit the document without having to locate the original.
  • Page 154 SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Touch the [OK] key. The touched folder is selected and you return FOLDER to the screen of step 7. name is displayed. If needed, select the [CONFIDENTIAL] checkbox (only in copy mode). When this is selected, the file is stored with the FILE INFORMATION attribute [CONFIDENTIAL].
  • Page 155: Print Jobs

    Print jobs Print jobs sent to the machine using the machine's printer driver can be saved in the main folder or a previously created custom folder when printed. The saved print data can be called up and printed or transmitted without having to open the original file on your computer.
  • Page 156: Scan Save

    SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Scan Save Scan save is used to save a scanned document image in the main folder or the custom folder without copying or transmitting it. Press the [DOCUMENT FILING] key on the operation panel. Touch the [SCAN TO HDD] key. FILE STORE SCAN TO HDD Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key.
  • Page 157 Touch the [RESOLUTION] key. AUTO EXPOSURE 300x300dpi RESOLUTION AUTO ORIGINAL Touch the key of the desired resolution. PRESS [ST RT] TO SC N ORIGIN L. SCAN TO HDD 200x200dpi AUTO EXPOSURE 300x300dpi RESOLUTION 400x400dpi AUTO 600x600dpi ORIGINAL Select one of four resolution levels as appropriate for the original.
  • Page 158 SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE ■ ■ ■ ■ Using special functions for scan save. Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main scan save screen to display the special modes screen. The functions below can be selected in this screen. READY TO SCAN TO HDD.
  • Page 159: Calling Up And Using A File

    CALLING UP AND USING A FILE Searching for and calling up a saved file When calling up a file, you can enter the file name, folder name, or user name to quickly search for the file. To search for a file, touch the [SEARCH] key in the main screen of document filing mode or in a screen that shows folders or files in a folder.
  • Page 160 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE The results of the user name search appear. Touch the desired file name or folder name. CANCEL SEARCH FILE OR FOLDER NAME USER NAME Product SpecA Suzuki Product B Tanaka Product 2 Kondou ●See page 7-5 for a list of the document filing icons.
  • Page 161: Calling Up And Using A Saved File

    Calling up and using a saved file A file saved with the document filing function can be called up and printed or manipulated as needed. The following operations can be performed: ● [Print] : Print the file (page 7-16). ● [Send] : Transmit the saved file (page 7-17). The file can be transmitted by Scan to E-mail, Scan to FTP, fax, or Internet fax.
  • Page 162 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE Touch the key of the operation that you wish to perform. JOB SETTINGS Basic specifications Yamada Taro 8 "x11" SELECT THE JOB. PROPERTY PRINT SEND CHANGE MOVE DELETE DETAIL ■ ■ ■ ■ [Print] A saved file can be printed.
  • Page 163 ■ ■ ■ ■ [Send] A saved file can be transmitted by Scan to E-mail, Scan to FTP, fax, or Internet fax. These transmission methods require installation of the appropriate options. The following screen appears when the [SEND] key is touched. Select the destination and other settings required for transmission and then touch the [SEND] (10) key to transmit the file.
  • Page 164 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE (11) [SEND SETTINGS] key [SEND SETTINGS] key is displayed in E-mail/FTP mode and Internet FAX mode. Touch this key to set the subject and file name. In E-mail/FTP mode, sender name can also be set. NOTE See the "Operation manual (for facsimile)"...
  • Page 165 ■ ■ ■ ■ [Move] This operation is used to move a file to a different folder. The following screen appears when the [MOVE] key is selected. Only [SHARING] and [CONFIDENTIAL] files can be moved. A [PROTECT] file can be moved by first using [PROPERTY CHANGE] to change the attribute to [SHARING] or [CONFIDENTIAL].
  • Page 166 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE ■ ■ ■ ■ Calling up and manipulating a file from the job status screen Files saved using the "FILE" and "QUICK FILE" functions appear as keys in the finished job status screen. You can view information on a file that appears in this screen and manipulate the file. Press the [JOB STATUS] key.
  • Page 167: Custom Settings

    CUSTOM SETTINGS Creating, editing, and deleting user names and folders This section explains how to create, edit, and delete user names and custom folders for saving files with the document filing function. User names and custom folders are created and edited at the operation panel of the machine or in the Web page.
  • Page 168 CUSTOM SETTINGS ■ ■ ■ ■ Programming a user name To program a user name, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-21, touch the [USER NAME REGISTRATION] key in step 3, and then follow these steps: Touch the [USER NAME] key. The lowest number that CUSTOM SETTINGS No.001...
  • Page 169 ■ ■ ■ ■ Editing and deleting a user name To edit or delete a user name, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-21 and then follow these steps: Touch the [AMEND/DELETE USER NAME] key. AMEND/DELETE USER NAME AMEND/DELETE CUSTOM FOLDER Touch the [USER NAME] key that you wish to edit or delete.
  • Page 170: Creating A Custom Folder

    CUSTOM SETTINGS ■ ■ ■ ■ Creating a custom folder Up to 500 custom folders can be created. When no further folders can be created, delete unneeded folders (page 7-25) and then create a new folder. A password can be omitted when creating a folder. To create a custom folder, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-21, touch the [CUSTOM FOLDER REGISTRATION] key in step 3, and then follow the steps below.
  • Page 171 Touch the [OK] key. ADD NEW JKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ ■ ■ ■ ■ Editing/deleting a custom folder To edit a previously created folder (change the folder name, initial, password, or user name), or to delete a folder, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-21 and then follow the steps below. When deleting a folder...
  • Page 172: Entering Characters

    To enter or edit characters in setting screens such as auto dial key programming screens, follow the steps below. Characters that can be entered are alphabetical characters, special characters, numbers, and symbols. ■ ■ ■ ■ Entering alphabetical characters (Example: Sharp äÄ) Touch the [S] key. Characters cannot be entered beyond the "...
  • Page 173 ■ ■ ■ ■ Entering numbers and symbols Touch the [AB/ab 12#$%] key. When the characters "12#$%" are highlighted, number/symbol entry mode is selected. Enter the desired number or symbol. Numbers and symbols that can be entered are as follows: Screen 1/2 Screen 2/2 * Change screens by touching the...
  • Page 174: Troubleshooting

    This section explains problems frequently encountered when using the document filing function. If you experience any difficulty, refer to the following table. For information on general machine problems, printer problems, fax problems, and network scanner problems, please see the troubleshooting sections of the appropriate manuals.
  • Page 175 CHAPTER 8 SPECIFICATIONS This chapter contains useful information about the machine. Page SPECIFICATIONS ... 8-2 LIST OF COMBINATION OF PERIPHERAL DEVICES... 8-4 INDEX ... 8-5...
  • Page 176 SPECIFICATIONS Type Console Print system Electrophotographic system Photoconductive type OPC drum Developer system Dry-type two-component magnetic brush development Fusing system Heater roller Resolution Scan: 600 x 600 dpi, output: 600 x 600 dpi Gradation 256 levels Originals Sheets, bound documents Maximum size: 11"...
  • Page 177 Acoustic Noise Emission (measurement according to ISO7779) Sound power level Emission Concentration (measurement according to RAL-UZ85: Edition Mar. 2002) Ozone Dust Styrene AR-M355N 100% / Reduced / Enlarged 17 copies/min. 20 copies/min. 35 copies/min. 25 copies/min. 35 copies/min.
  • Page 178 LIST PERIPHERAL DEVICES The table below shows the possible system configurations. Some devices require the installation of others (B) to be functional and some cannot be installed together (A). Related to paper feed unit Multi purpose drawer Stand/3 x 500 sheet paper drawer Stand/MPD &...
  • Page 179 INDEX ] key ... 1-13 [#/P] key ... 1-13 ■ ■ ■ ■ Numerics 1-sided copy -Automatic document feeder ... 4-7 -Document glass ... 4-11 2in1 ... 5-23, 7-12 2-sided copy... 1-3, 4-10, 4-13 ■ ■ ■ ■ A ACC.#-C... 1-13 [ACC.#-C] key ...
  • Page 180 INDEX Entering characters ... 7-26 to 7-27 Erase...1-4, 5-2, 5-4, 7-12 Examples of covers and inserts ... 5-16 to 5-21 -Covers... 5-17 to 5-20 -Inserts ... 5-21 Exit tray ... 1-9, 1-11, 3-2 ■ ■ ■ ■ F Facsimile expansion kit ... 1-12 Fax data receival/forward...
  • Page 181 Print menu... 5-29 to 5-40 -Date ... 5-32 -Stamp... 5-33 -Page numbering... 5-34 -Text ... 5-38 PRINT mode indicators ... 1-13 Printer condition ... 2-12 Printer expansion kit... 1-12 Printer test page... 2-14 [PRIORITY] key... 1-16 Proper storage ... 2-16 Protect... 7-3 PS3 expansion kit ...
  • Page 182 INDEX Top tray ... 3-5, 3-7 Total count ... 2-14 Total number of originals... 4-2 Touch panel ...1-13, 1-14, 7-4, 7-5 Transparency film... 2-3, 2-4, 2-10, 2-16, 4-20, 5-22 Transparency inserts... 1-5, 5-2, 5-22 Tray ... 1-9 Troubleshooting -Copier operation ... 6-3 -Document filing function...
  • Page 183 Sharp. You should be aware, however, that Sharp does not itself extend any warranties, either express or implied, directly to you, the end-user and no one is authorized to make any representations or warranties on behalf of Sharp.
  • Page 184: Key Operator

    KEY OPERATOR'S GUIDE LASER PRINTER This manual describes programs for use by the key operator. The key operator should read this manual thoroughly to gain the maximum value from these programs provide. • PURPOSE OF THE KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS • KEY OPERATOR PROGRAM LIST •...
  • Page 185 OPERATION MANUAL (for printer) LASER PRINTER Be sure to become thoroughly familiar with this manual to gain the maximum benefit from the product. Before installing this product, be sure to read the installation requirements and cautions sections of the "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)".
  • Page 186: Trademark Acknowledgments

    All information included herein is subject to change without notice. SHARP is not responsible for any loss or damages, direct or indirect, arising from or related to the use of this operation manual.
  • Page 187 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 BASIC PRINTING PROCEDURES SETTING THE PRINTER DRIVER... 1-2 Printer driver settings in Windows (selecting and setting print conditions) ... 1-2 Using the Help file to view explanations of the settings... 1-3 Printing... 1-4 Using options to print ... 1-6...
  • Page 188 CHAPTER 1 BASIC PRINTING PROCEDURES This chapter explains how to configure printer driver settings at your computer, and provides basic information on printing. SETTING THE PRINTER DRIVER ...1-2 Printer driver settings in Windows (selecting and setting print conditions) ..1-2 Using the Help file to view explanations of the settings ...1-3 Printing ...1-4...
  • Page 189: Setting The Printer Driver

    SETTING THE PRINTER DRIVER This section describes the method of changing the printer driver settings from your computer. If you have not yet installed the printer driver, read the accompanying "SOFTWARE SETUP GUIDE (for printer)" and install the printer driver from the CD-ROM.
  • Page 190: Using The Help File To View Explanations Of The Settings

    To view on-screen explanations of the settings in the printer driver, open the Help file. I I I I Opening Help in Windows This window is the SHARP AR-M455N PCL6 Properties in Windows Me. 1-2. Enter a user name and a job name in the "Job ID"...
  • Page 191: Printing

    Click the [Properties] button to open the printer driver properties window. (2) In Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003 Select the [SHARP AR-M455N PCL6] printer icon in [Select Printer].In Windows 2000, the properties consist of five tabs: [Main], [Paper], [Advanced], [Job Handling], and [Watermarks].
  • Page 192 Check the paper size to make sure it is correct. Next, specify the paper feeding method in [Paper Selection]. Normally [Auto Select] is used. When finished, click the [OK] button to close the printer properties window. Click the [OK] button in the Print window in Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0, or the [Print]...
  • Page 193: Using Options To Print

    Click the [Properties] button to open the printer driver properties window. (2) In Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003 In [Select Printer], select the "SHARP AR-M455N PCL6" printer icon. In Windows 2000, the properties consist of five tabs: [Main], [Paper], [Advanced], [Job Handling], and [Watermarks].
  • Page 194 "Custom settings" in the "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)".) If you select [Paper Source] or [Paper Type], be sure to configure the tray settings in the [Configuration] tab of the printer driver properties. Adjust the print contrast settings as needed (page 1-4).
  • Page 195 CHAPTER 2 SETTING THE PRINTER DRIVER PROPERTIES This chapter explains how to configure settings in the printer driver. The settings are changed in the software application. SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS...2-2 Settings in the [Main] tab...2-2 Settings in the [Paper] tab...2-6 Settings in the [Advanced] tab ...2-9 Settings in the [Job Handling] tab ...2-12...
  • Page 196: Selecting Printing Functions

    Almost all print functions are selected in the print driver properties window that appears when printing from an application. The print functions can also be selected in the printer driver properties window that appears when [Properties] is selected in the printer icon menu. The printer driver settings are grouped on tabs in the printer driver properties window.
  • Page 197 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Main] tab (continued) (4) N-Up Printing Each page is reduced to allow multiple pages to be printed on each sheet. The pages are printed in "Z" order on each sheet. The following five settings are available: [1-Up], [2-Up], [4-Up], [6-Up], [8-Up], [9-Up], [16-Up].
  • Page 198 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Main] tab (continued) (6) Finishing Configure settings for staple or punch finishing. [Binding Edge] When automatic two-sided printing is performed, the [Binding Edge] setting is used to determine how the top and bottom edges of the front and back sides are positioned.
  • Page 199 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Main] tab (continued) (7) [Punch] Use this to select the punch function. When the punch function is selected, [Collate] is automatically selected. Default setting: Not selected Punch function (only when a punch module is installed) When a punch module is installed on the saddle stitch finisher, holes can be punched in the printed...
  • Page 200: Settings In The [Paper] Tab

    Printing normally takes place using the paper size set in the application, regardless of the paper size selected in the printer driver. When the paper size is not specified in the application, the paper size setting in the printer driver is used.
  • Page 201 Default setting: Center Tray (This varies depending on what options are installed.) (7) Transparency Inserts The printer can be instructed to separate the transparencies by inserting blank sheets of paper. Click this button to open the window for selection of transparency insert settings.
  • Page 202 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Paper] tab (continued) [Different Paper Settings] These settings are used to print selected pages on a specified type of paper or on paper from a specified tray, or to have blank sheets added as inserts at specified pages.
  • Page 203: Settings In The [Advanced] Tab

    Settings in the [Advanced] tab The following screen appears when the [Advanced] tab is selected. The settings and buttons in this screen are explained below. (1) Image Quality This item is used to select the [Resolution Settings] and [Graphics Mode] for printing. [Resolution Settings] Select 300 dpi or 600 dpi.
  • Page 204 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Advanced] tab (continued) (5) Margin Shift This is used to shift the print image to create margin at the left, right, or top of the paper. Select [None], [0.4 in.], [0.8 in.], or [1.2 in.]. Default setting: None One-sided copying Print data...
  • Page 205 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Advanced] tab (continued) (8) Smoothing Check "Smoothing" to smooth the edges of text or graphics and reduce jagged lines in order to obtain virtually high resolution. (9) Photo Enhancement This mode is most useful when printing Photographic Image.
  • Page 206: Settings In The [Job Handling] Tab

    SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Job Handling] tab The following window appears when the [Job Handling] tab is clicked. The settings and buttons are explained below. (1) Document Filing This setting is used to save a print job as a data file in the hard disk of the machine.
  • Page 207 SELECTING PRINTING FUNCTIONS Settings in the [Job Handling] tab (continued) (2) Retention [Hold Only] This setting is used to prevent a print job from being misplaced. When a print job is sent to the computer, the machine will hold it in a Filing folder without printing it.
  • Page 208 This setting is only effective when the printer status monitor is running. If the printer status monitor is not running, the setting will not operate even if selected. Default setting: Selected (4) Auto Job Control Review Select this to have the job control screen always open when printing from the printer driver.
  • Page 209: Settings In The [Watermarks] Tab

    Settings in the [Watermarks] tab The following window appears when the [Watermarks] tab is clicked. The settings and buttons are explained below. (1) Watermark preview The watermark function is used to print a watermark (a faint, shadowlike text image) on the paper.
  • Page 210: Web Pages In The Printer

    WEB PAGES IN THE PRINTER This chapter explains various functions that allow you to access the Web pages in the printer from your computer. REMOTE OPERATION VIA A NETWORK ...3-2 How to access the Web page and view Help...3-2 ABOUT THE WEB PAGES (FOR USERS)...3-3 Directly printing a file on a computer...3-4...
  • Page 211: Remote Operation Via A Network

    REMOTE OPERATION VIA A NETWORK You can use a Web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer on your computer to access the Web page in the machine and configure settings. The Web pages include both pages for users and pages for the administrator. In the user Web pages, users can monitor the machine, and directly print a file specified on a computer.
  • Page 212: About The Web Pages (For Users)

    A file on a computer can be printed out. Directly printing a file on a computer (page 3-4) (4) Printer Test Page The "Printer Settings List", which shows printer condition settings and key operator settings, and various font lists can be printed.
  • Page 213: Directly Printing A File On A Computer

    The address of a file that can be accessed from your computer can be specified to directly print the file without using the printer driver. In addition to files on your computer, files on any other computer on the same network that can be accessed from your computer can be printed in this way.
  • Page 214: About The Web Pages (For The Administrator)

    Use this to set up a schedule for sending specified count information such as the total count and the output counts for the printer and copy functions. The e-mail addresses of the recipients and the schedule must be entered. (page 3-11)
  • Page 215: Protecting Information Programmed In The Web Page ([Passwords])

    Click [Passwords] in the menu frame. Enter the current password in "Admin Password". When establishing a password for the first time, enter "Sharp" in "Admin Password". CAUTION Be sure to enter "S" in upper case and "harp" in lower case (passwords are case sensitive).
  • Page 216: Directly Printing A File On An Ftp Server

    A FTP server can be stored in the machine to enable direct printing of a file on the FTP server from the operation panel of the machine without using the printer driver. Files with the extensions pcl, ps*, pdf*, tiff, tif, and prn can be printed.
  • Page 217 ABOUT THE WEB PAGES (FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR) Select the desired file or folder name. PPD1_FTP_server FILE OR FOLDER NAME Data base User_area Product_info.tiff Reply.pdf If the file or folder does not appear in the screen, press the key until it appears. To return to the global access screen, touch the key.
  • Page 218: E-Mail Print

    G To receive a list of the control commands, send an e-mail with "config" entered in the message. G If nothing is entered in the message, printing will take place according to the settings in "PRINTER CONDITION SETTINGS" in the "PRINTER DEFAULT SETTINGS" menu of the user settings.
  • Page 219: E-Mail Status And E-Mail Alert Settings

    ABOUT THE WEB PAGES (FOR THE ADMINISTRATOR) E-mail Status and E-mail Alert settings These functions send information on machine use (print count, copy count, etc.) and error conditions (paper misfeed, out of paper, out of toner, etc.) via e-mail to the administrator of the machine or the dealer. I I I I Information setup Machine identification information for the status and alert e-mail functions is configured in the...
  • Page 220 For detailed information, click the [Help] button in the upper right-hand corner of the window. Click [Submit] to store the entered information. When the E-mail Status settings are completed, printer count information will be sent periodically by e-mail to the specified e-mail addresses. NOTE If you quit the browser before clicking [Submit], the settings will be canceled.
  • Page 221: Printer Basic Settings

    CHAPTER 4 PRINTER BASIC SETTINGS This chapter describes the printer configuration settings. MAKING CONFIGURATION SETTING ...4-2 Operation procedure common to all printer configuration settings (items that can be set from the operation panel)...4-2 Printer Default settings...4-4 PCL settings...4-5 PostScript settings ...4-5...
  • Page 222: Making Configuration Setting

    MAKING CONFIGURATION SETTING The printer configuration setting allows basic printer settings to be made. The items set with the printer configuration settings are shown below. G Printer default settings ...Basic settings used in printing (See G PCL settings ...Sets a PCL symbol set. (See G PostScript settings* ...Sets whether a PostScript error page is printed or not when a PostScript error has...
  • Page 223 Supplementary explanation of key operation for configuration setting CUSTOM SETTINGS PRINTER DEFAULT SETTINGS DEFAULT OUTPUT TRAY DEFAULT PAPER TYPE LINE THICKNESS The name of the program category or particular item to be set will appear on the touch key. A touch of the key will select the item displayed.
  • Page 224: Printer Default Settings

    When the printer driver is used for printing and the printer driver settings conflict with the printer default settings, the printer driver settings take precedence. For items that can be set in the printer driver, perform the settings in the printer driver.
  • Page 225: Pcl Settings

    If the optional extended font kit is installed, you can also select from these fonts. In addition, the "PCL INTERNAL FONT LIST" in "PRINTER TEST PAGE" of "LIST PRINT" (see page 2-13 of "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)") can be printed.
  • Page 226 CHAPTER 5 KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS This chapter explains the key operator programs for the printer function. Key operators should read this chapter to ensure correct use of the key operator programs. KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS...5-2 Key operator program list...5-2 Procedure for using key operator programs...5-3 Key operator program menu ...5-4...
  • Page 227: Key Operator Programs

    KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Key operator programs related to the printer function are explained here. For key operator programs for general use of the machine, see the key operator's guide. NOTE The key operator programs that can be accessed depend upon how the product is configured with optional equipment.
  • Page 228: Procedure For Using Key Operator Programs

    If the settings continue on the following screen (s), touch the the screens. To return to the category selection screen, touch the [OK] key. The currently set numerical value is displayed. Numerical values can be set by touching the Touch the [PRINTER SETTINGS] key. PRINTER SETTINGS KEY OPERATOR...
  • Page 229: Key Operator Program Menu

    The key operator programs are accessed via the following menu structure. Refer to this menu when changing the settings explained on the following pages. Level 1 PRINTER SETTINGS NETWORK SETTINGS For information on the following settings, see the indicated manuals.
  • Page 230: Description Of Setting Programs

    DESCRIPTION OF SETTING PROGRAMS The key operator programs related to the printer function are explained here. Printer settings Default settings These programs are used to adjust the settings of various printer functions. Prohibit notice page printing This program is used to disable notice page printing.
  • Page 231: Enable Usb Port

    This program is used to enable or disable printing from the parallel port. Default setting: Enable Parallel port emulation switching This program is used to specify a printer language to emulate when the printer is connected to a computer through the parallel port. Setting items Description...
  • Page 232: Network Settings

    Tandem setting This setting is used to configure the IP address and port number of the client printer when you wish to have two machines (which are used as TCP/IP network printers) print in tandem. Tandem printing is not possible if the other machine is a different model than your machine.
  • Page 233: Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER 6 TROUBLESHOOTING This chapter provides solutions to problems you may encounter when using the machine. Be sure to read this chapter whenever you encounter a problem. Page TROUBLESHOOTING ...6-2 Checking the IP address ...6-4...
  • Page 234: Troubleshooting

    Problems related to the printer function are described in this chapter. For troubleshooting related to general machine use, the copier function, document filing function or the network scanner function, please read "Troubleshooting"...
  • Page 235 Two-sided printing is Is [2-Sided (Book)] or [2-Sided (Tablet)] not possible. selected in the "Main" tab of the printer driver? Has two-sided printing been prohibited in the key operator programs? Not all of the image is Are multiple applications running at once? printed.
  • Page 236: Checking The Ip Address

    Press the [CUSTOM SETTINGS] key. menu appear. Touch the [LIST PRINT] key. LIST PRINT FAX DATA RECEIVE/FORWARD Touch the [PRINTER TEST PAGE] key. PRINTER TEST PAGE DOCUMENT FILING USER/FOLDER LIST Touch the [NIC PAGE] key. custom setting PCL EXTENDED...
  • Page 237: Appendix

    CHAPTER 7 APPENDIX This chapter contains product specifications and other technical information. Page PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS ...7-2 NOTICE PAGE PRINTING ...7-3 PRINT AREA ...7-4...
  • Page 238: Printer Specifications

    Macintosh series*: Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, 10.1.5, and 10.2 to 10.2.8 (except 10.2.2), 10.3 to 10.3.3 AR-M355N: 35 pages/min, AR-M455N: 45 pages/min (Print speed during printing of the second sheet and following sheets when using 8-1/2" x 11" (A4) plain paper and performing continuous one- sided printing of the same page;...
  • Page 239: Notice Page Printing

    NOTICE PAGE PRINTING A notice page will be printed when the current print job cannot be run due to a system limitation and an explanation of the limitation is too lengthy to be shown in the message display. A notice page will describe the limitation and other possible ways instead of possibilities to run the job.
  • Page 240: Print Area

    PS Math GThe print area is the entire page excluding a margin of 11/64" (4.2 mm) at each edge. The actual print area may vary depending on the printer driver used and the type of software application. Approx. 11/64" (4.2mm)*...
  • Page 241 GPrinter ....... Operation manual (for printer), chapter 5 GFax .
  • Page 242: Gpurpose Of The Key Operator Programs

    PURPOSE OF THE KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Programs for the document filing function These programs are used to change the factory default settings for the document function to settings that better suit the needs of your workplace. When auditing mode is enabled for the document filing function, G An account number must be entered to print an image that was scan-saved.
  • Page 243 Account number security Cancel jobs of invalid accounts Job log control Clear all job log data Energy save Toner save in printer mode Toner save in copy mode Auto power shut-off Auto power shut-off timer Preheat mode setting Operation settings...
  • Page 244: Using The Key Operator Programs

    00000. Touch [KEY OPERATOR CHANGE] key . If you wish to configure a PRINTER SETTINGS different program, select the program in this step. KEY OPERATOR A setting screen for the CODE CHANGE selected program will appear.
  • Page 245 Supplementary explanation of key operation for key operator programs KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS DEVICE CONTROL ORIGINAL SIZE DETECTOR SETTING DISABLING OF DUPLEX DISABLING OF PUNCH A When a key that appears in the form B When a checkbox ( ) appears in front of a setting, a checkmark ( This indicates that the setting is enabled.
  • Page 246 AUDITING MODE TOTAL PAGES PER ACCOUNT RESETTING ACCOUNT ACCOUNT LIMIT SETTING CLEAR ALL JOB LOG DATA TONER SAVE IN PRINTER MODE TONER SAVE IN COPY MODE AUTO POWER SHUT-OFF KEYS TOUCH SOUND AUTO CLEAR SETTING DISABLING OF JOB PRIORITY OPERATION...
  • Page 247: Ggeneral Programs

    GENERAL PROGRAMS Key operator programs for general use of the machine are explained in this section. Account control "Account control" consists of the following programs. G Auditing mode G Total pages per account G Resetting account G Account limit setting G Account number control G Account number security G Cancel jobs of invalid accounts...
  • Page 248 Cancel jobs of invalid accounts When this program is enabled and auditing mode is PAPER OUTPUT enabled for the printer function, a print job will not be IMAGE SEND printed if an incorrect account number is entered or no account number is entered. If this program is not set, printing will be done and the number of prints will be accumulated as "OTHERS"...
  • Page 249: Energy Save

    Preheat mode setting If the printer is not used for the length of time set with this program after printing is finished, it will enter preheat mode. This function reduces your power costs, and at the same time helps conserve natural resources and reduce pollution.
  • Page 250: Operation Settings

    GENERAL PROGRAMS Operation settings The "Operation settings" are related to basic operation of the machine and consist of the following programs: G Keys touch sound G Auto clear setting G Disabling of job priority operation G Message time setting G Disabling of bypass printing G Display language setting G Key operation setting G Disabling switching of display order...
  • Page 251: Device Control

    Disabling switching of display order This program is used to disable the function that changes the display order of tabs when a selected tab is touched repeatedly in screens that have tabs such as the custom folder selection screen and folder selection screen of the document filing function and the address book screen of fax/image send mode.
  • Page 252: List Print

    • Touch the [KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS LISTS] key to print one of the following groups: Copy, printer, fax/image send, document filing, general, security, all program lists • Touch a key other than the [KEY OPERATOR operates.
  • Page 253: Key Operator Code Change

    Store current configuration This program is used to return the key operator program settings (including the printer configuration settings) to the factory default settings. The stored settings will remain in memory even if the power switch is turned off.
  • Page 254: Gprograms For Copy Mode

    PROGRAMS FOR COPY MODE This chapter explains the key operator programs that are used for copy mode. Copy settings "Copy settings" consists of the following programs: G Initial status settings G Exposure adjustment G Rotation copy setting G Add or change extra preset ratios G 600dpi x 600dpi scanning mode for document feeder G Quick scan from document glass...
  • Page 255 PROGRAMS FOR COPY MODE Initial margin shift setting This program is used to set the initial margin shift amount. The initial margin shift amount can be set from 0" to 1" (0 mm to 20 mm) in increments of 1/8" (1 mm). Normally the margin shift is set to 1/2"...
  • Page 256: Gdocument Filing Programs

    DOCUMENT FILING PROGRAMS This section explains key operator programs for the document filing function. Document filing settings "Document filing settings" consists of the following programs: G Default mode settings G The number of user name displayed setting G Sort method setting G Document output options G Key operator authority setting G Default output tray...
  • Page 257 DOCUMENT FILING PROGRAMS Scan complete sound setting The volume of the beep that alerts you when scanning of an original has finished can be adjusted to two levels. The beep can also be turned off. Initial resolution setting This is used to change the default resolution setting for "SCAN TO HDD"...
  • Page 258: Installing The Printer

    SOFTWARE SETUP GUIDE (for printer) LASER PRINTER • INTRODUCTION • ABOUT THE CD-ROMS • INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) • UNINSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS AND PRINTER UTILITIES • INSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS USING THE "ADD PRINTER WIZARD" • CONNECTING THE MACHINE...
  • Page 259 All information included herein is subject to change without notice. SHARP is not responsible for any loss or damages, direct or indirect, arising from or related to the use of this operation manual.
  • Page 260: Software License

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing this product. This manual explains how to install the printer driver and utilities required for the printer function. To use the printer function, please read the following manuals. Software setup guide (for printer) (this manual) This explains the contents of the accompanying CD-ROMs (1) and (2) and the procedure for installing the software.
  • Page 261 \Prn_AR_451N_M455N.pdf R:\Scanner_Manual\EnglishA* \Scn_AR_451N_M455N.pdf *1 To use the printer status monitor and the printer administration utility, the machine must be connected to a network. *2 To use the PC-FAX driver, Internet Explorer 4.0 or later must be installed on your computer.
  • Page 262 The procedures for installing the printer driver and utilities (hereafter called "software") required for use of the machine as a printer are explained in this section. There are two ways of installing the printer driver: using the installer in the "SOFTWARE CD-ROM (1)", and using the "Add printer wizard".
  • Page 263: Installation Method

    Help. To install the printer driver, see "Using the machine as a shared printer via a server" on page 9. Computer running Windows Computer running...
  • Page 264 Windows NT 4.0 Help. NOTE When installing the printer driver, if you wish to install a display font or specify the IP address of the machine by direct entry, select [Custom installation]. (page 7) Insert the "SOFTWARE CD-ROM (1)" that accompanied the machine into your CD- ROM drive.
  • Page 265 When you are asked to select the printer driver to be installed, select the printer driver and click the [Next] button. Click the checkbox of the printer driver to be installed so that a checkmark appears. Select the printer driver being installed as the default printer and click the [Next] button.
  • Page 266 I I I I Installing the printer driver (custom installation) The procedure for a custom installation of the printer driver is explained here. Select [Custom installation] if you wish to install a display font or directly specify the IP address of the machine.
  • Page 267 [Next] button. When the printer name window appears, click the [Next] button. If you wish to change the printer name, enter the desired name. When you are asked if you wish to install the display font, select an answer and click the [Next] button.
  • Page 268 I I I I Using the machine as a shared printer via a server If the printer server in a Windows NT server environment, NetWare server environment, or other environment is configured to share the printer (the machine), follow the steps below to install the printer driver in each client computer.
  • Page 269 INSTALLING THE PRINTER DRIVER AND UTILITIES (SOFTWARE INSTALLATION) Installation method 2 Use this procedure to install the software in the following environments: 1. The printer is connected by USB cable or parallel cable. 2. Windows version: Windows XP/Server 2003 NOTE To install this software, you must have administrator's rights.
  • Page 270 Follow the on-screen instructions to install the printer driver. If a warning message regarding the Windows logo test appears while the printer driver files are being copied (the warning message may appear several times), be sure to click the [Continue Anyway] button.
  • Page 271 Install the software as follows. Before starting the installation, make sure the USB interface cable is not connected to the machine. The procedure for installing the printer driver is explained here using Windows Me as an example. Insert the "SOFTWARE CD-ROM (1)" that accompanied the machine into your CD- ROM drive.
  • Page 272 If you are using Windows 2000 and a warning message regarding the digital signature appears while the printer driver files are being copied (the warning message may appear several times), be sure to click the [Continue Anyway] button.
  • Page 273 Install the software as follows. Before starting the installation, make sure the parallel interface cable is not connected to the machine. The procedure for installing the printer driver is explained here using Windows Me as an example. Insert the "SOFTWARE CD-ROM (1)" that accompanied the machine into your CD- ROM drive.
  • Page 274: Uninstalling Printer Drivers And Printer Utilities

    UNINSTALLING PRINTER DRIVERS AND PRINTER UTILITIES When uninstalling a printer driver that has been installed from the Add Printer wizard, right-click the printer to be deleted from "Printers" of "Control Panel" and select [Delete]. When uninstalling a printer driver that has been installed using the installer, the Printer Administration Utility or the Printer Status Monitor, use "Add/Remove...
  • Page 275: Before Installation

    IBM PC/AT or compatible computer Hardware requirements of the operating system must be satisfied. When using the "Add Printer Wizard" to install printer drivers, enter the directory name indicated below as a source directory. * "English A" in North America. "English" in Europe.
  • Page 276 I I I I Example of installation of a printer driver using the "Add Printer Wizard" in Windows XP The method for installing a printer driver using the "Add Printer Wizard" in Windows XP is shown below. The installation example assumes that the printer is connected as a local printer (see "CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO YOUR COMPUTER"...
  • Page 277 CONNECTING THE MACHINE TO YOUR COMPUTER I I I I Connection with a network connector To use the machine as a network printer, read the online manual on the "Software CD-ROM (2)". Use a network cable that is shielded. I I I I Connection with a USB cable Please purchase a USB cable (shielded) that complies with the following standard.
  • Page 278: Installation Requirements

    MODEL AR-FX12 FACSIMILE EXPANSION KIT OPERATION MANUAL • BEFORE USING THE FAX FEATURE • BASIC OPERATIONS • USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 1 • USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 2 • USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 3 • PROGRAMMING • TROUBLESHOOTING • KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS • APPENDIX Be sure to become thoroughly familiar with this manual to gain the maximum benefit from the product.
  • Page 279 I I I I CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire, use only UL-Listed No.26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord. I I I I WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 280 Copier function: See "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)". General and copier-related key operator programs: See the key operator's guide. Printer function: See "Operation manual (for printer)". (if the printer option is installed) Network scanner function: See "Operation manual (for network scanner)". (if the network scanner option is installed) The explanations in this manual assume that certain peripheral units are installed.
  • Page 281 CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ... 0-1 TO USE THIS PRODUCT CORRECTLY AS A FACSIMILE ... 0-4 G FCC NOTICE TO USERS ... 0-5 G ABOUT THE TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 1991... 0-6 G IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ... 0-6 G NOTICE FOR USERS IN CANADA ... 0-7 G AVIS POUR NOS UTILISATEURS AU CANADA ...
  • Page 282 CHAPTER 5 USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 3 CONVENIENT METHODS OF USE USING AN EXTENSION PHONE ... 5-2 G USING AN EXTENSION PHONE TO RECEIVE A FAX ... 5-2 G RECEIVING A FAX AFTER TALKING (MANUAL RECEPTION) ... 5-3 G SENDING A FAX AFTER TALKING (MANUAL TRANSMISSION)...
  • Page 283: To Use This Product Correctly As Afacsimile

    G The life of the lithium battery is approximately 5 years if the machine power switch and fax power switch are kept continually off. G When the battery dies, please consult your dealer or your nearest Sharp customer assistance center. When the lithium battery dies, a message will appear in the display and the unit will no longer function.
  • Page 284: Fcc Notice To Users

    If the equipment is causing harm to the telephone network, your telephone company may ask you to disconnect the equipment until the problem resolved. If you have any questions or problems which cannot be solved by reading this manual, please contact Sharp Electronics Corporation P.O. Box 650 Mahwah, NJ 07430-1163 Telephone: 1-800-BE-SHARP This equipment may not be used on coin service provided by the telephone company.
  • Page 285: G About The Telephone Consumer Protection Act Of 1991

    TO USE THIS PRODUCT CORRECTLY AS A FACSIMILE ABOUT THE TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 1991 The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 makes it unlawful for any person to use a computer or other electronic device, including FAX machines, to send any message unless such message clearly contains in a margin at the top or bottom of each transmitted page or on the first page of the transmission, the date and time it is sent and an identification of the business or other entity, or other individual sending the message and the telephone number of the sending machine or such business, other entity, or individual.
  • Page 286: G Notice For Users In Canada

    5. Le nombre REN (Ringer Equivalence Number) de cet appareil est indiqué sur l'étiquette de l'appareil. Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 Canada...
  • Page 288 CHAPTER 1 BEFORE USING THE FAX FEATURE This chapter contains basic information that you should know before using the fax function of the machine. Please read this chapter before using the fax features. POINTS TO CHECK AND PROGRAM AFTER INSTALLATION...1-2 CONNECTING AN EXTENSION PHONE ...1-2 CONNECTING AN EXTENSION PHONE ...
  • Page 289: Points To Check And Program After Installation

    POINTS TO CHECK AND PROGRAM AFTER INSTALLATION After installing the unit and before using it as a fax machine, check the following points and program the required information. I I I I Make sure the fax power switch is turned on In addition to the machine power switch (see page 1-17 of the "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)"), the machine also has a fax power switch (see "Fax power switch"...
  • Page 290: A Look At The Operation Panel

    Model Key name AR-M355N/ Described in the configuration where the AR-M455N optional fax expansion kit (AR-FX12) is installed on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N models. AR-M355U/ No functions related to document filing or AR-M455U Internet fax reception are described in this manual. Touch panel (following page) •...
  • Page 291: G Fax Mode (Condition Settings Screen)

    The condition settings screen of fax mode is displayed by pressing the [IMAGE SEND] key while the document filing mode (printer mode), copy mode, or job status screen appears in the touch panel. In the explanations that follow, it is assumed that the initial screen that appears after pressing the [IMAGE SEND] key is the condition settings screen (shown below).
  • Page 292 [SUB ADDRESS] key (page 4-3) Touch this key to enter a sub-address and passcode when using F-code transmission. Two-sided scanning icon display (page 2-7) Icons appear here when you touch the [ORIGINAL] key and select two-sided scanning. The icons can be touched to open function selection screens.
  • Page 293: Originals

    ORIGINALS ORIGINALS THAT CAN BE FAXED I I I I Original sizes Using automatic 8-1/2" (width) x 5-1/2" (length) document feeder (A5: 210 mm (width) x 148 mm (length)) 5-1/2" (width) x 8-1/2" (length) Using the document glass (A5R: 148 mm (width) x 210 mm (length)) NOTE Originals that are not a standard size (5-1/2"x8-1/2", 8-1/2"x11", 8-1/2"x11"R, 8-1/2"x14", 11"x17", A5, B5, B5R, A4, A4R, B4, A3) can also be faxed.
  • Page 294: Loading A Document

    LOADING A DOCUMENT A document can be loaded in the automatic document feeder or on the document glass. Use the automatic document feeder when faxing a large number of sheet originals. Use the document glass to fax originals that cannot be scanned using the automatic document feeder such as thick or thin sheet originals or bound originals such as books.
  • Page 295: Checking The Size Of A Loaded Original

    CHECKING THE SIZE OF A LOADED ORIGINAL When a standard-size* original is placed, the original size is automatically detected (automatic original detection function) and displayed in the top half of the [ORIGINAL] key. Check the key to make sure that the original size has been correctly detected. :[AUTO] appears when the automatic original detection function is operating.
  • Page 296: Storing, Deleting, And Using Original Sizes

    STORING, DELETING, AND USING ORIGINAL SIZES Up to 9 special original sizes can be stored. Stored sizes can be easily called up and are not erased if the power is turned off. Storing a frequently used original size saves you the trouble of manually setting the size each time you fax that size of document.
  • Page 297: Selecting Resolution And Exposure Settings

    SELECTING RESOLUTION AND EXPOSURE SETTINGS After loading an original, you can adjust the resolution and exposure settings to match the condition of the original- for example, if it has small or faint characters, or if it is a photo. After loading the original in fax mode, adjust the settings as explained below.
  • Page 298: G Selecting The Exposure

    SELECTING THE EXPOSURE The initial exposure setting is AUTO. To change the setting, follow these steps: I I I I Change the exposure. Touch the [EXPOSURE] key. AUTO EXPOSURE STANDARD RESOLUTION AUTO ORIGINAL Touch the desired exposure key. To darken the exposure, AUTO MANUAL touch the...
  • Page 299: Convenient Dialing Methods

    After storing a number, you can also print out the stored number (Refer to page 6-14) to make sure it was stored correctly. 1-12 Touch SHARP CORPORATION 0666211221 [ADDRESS] key in SHARP CORPORATION CORPO.TPS...
  • Page 300: Basic Operations

    CHAPTER 2 BASIC OPERATIONS This chapter explains basic operations such as sending faxes. SENDING A FAX ... 2-2 BASIC PROCEDURE FOR SENDING FAXES... 2-2 TRANSMISSION BY AUTO-DIALING (ONE-TOUCH DIALING AND GROUP DIALING)... 2-4 SENDING A FAX BY SPEED DIALING ... 2-4 FAX NUMBER ENTRY WITH GLOBAL ADDRESS SEARCH ...
  • Page 301: Sending A Fax

    STANDARD mode RESOLUTION AUTO ORIGINAL If desired, touch the [FILE] key or the [QUICK FILE] key.* * Can only be used on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N. The AR-M355U/AR-M455U models do not have this function. DDRESS REVIEW SPECIAL MODES TION QUICK FILE 100% For information on this function, see "Document...
  • Page 302 Dial the fax number. The number that you entered appears in the message display (See "Condition screen" on page 1-4.). If it is not correct, press the [C] key and re-enter the number. You can also use the [RESEND] key (page 1-12) or an auto-dial number (following page).
  • Page 303: G Transmission By Auto-Dialing

    (page 2-2). Touch the key (Speed Dial key). SPEAKER MODE SWITCH Touch the one-touch key for the desired destination. READY TO SEND. SHARP CORPORATION SHARP GROUP address book step FREQUENT USE ABCD selection. The key display will return to normal.
  • Page 304: Fax Number Entry With Global Address Search

    FAX NUMBER ENTRY WITH GLOBAL ADDRESS SEARCH If the machine is configured as a network printer that can use LDAP service, the machine can be used to access the LDAP server* and search for the fax number. If the search returns the desired fax number, the number can be selected as a destination fax number and/or stored in the address book.
  • Page 305: Enlarging/Reducing The Image Before Transmission

    SENDING A FAX ENLARGING/REDUCING THE IMAGE BEFORE TRANSMISSION Follow these steps to enlarge or reduce the scanned image before transmission. Make sure the machine is in fax mode. When SEND] key light is on, the machine is in fax mode. If the light is not on, press the [IMAGE SEND] key.
  • Page 306: G Faxing A Two-Sided Original

    FAXING A TWO-SIDED ORIGINAL A two-sided document can be automatically transmitted using the automatic document feeder. Follow the steps below to automatically send a two-sided document. Make sure the machine is in fax mode. When SEND] key light is on, the machine is in fax mode.
  • Page 307 "Document filing function"* in chapter 7 of the "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)".) * Can only be used on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N. The AR-M355U/AR-M455U models do not have this function. NOTES G You can check transmission jobs stored in memory in the job status screen. (Refer to page 1-15 of "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)".)
  • Page 308: Priority Transmission Of A Stored Job

    PRIORITY TRANSMISSION OF A STORED JOB If you have an urgent transmission job and multiple transmission jobs have already been stored, you can give priority to the urgent job so that it will be transmitted immediately after the job currently being executed. This is done from the job status screen.
  • Page 309: Receiving Faxes

    RECEIVING FAXES When another fax machine sends a fax to your machine, your machine will ring*, automatically receive the fax, and begin printing (this is called automatic reception). NOTES G You can store a transmission job while fax reception is in progress. (See "Storing transmission jobs (memory transmission)"...
  • Page 310: Using Convenient Functions 1

    CHAPTER 3 USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 1 ADVANCED TRANSMISSION METHODS This chapter explains convenient functions for sending faxes. Please read those sections that are of interest to you. SENDING THE SAME DOCUMENT TO MULTIPLE DESTINATIONS IN A SINGLE OPERATION (BROADCAST TRANSMISSION) ... 3-2 USING BROADCAST TRANSMISSION ...
  • Page 311: Sending The Same Document To Multiple Destinations In Asingle Operation (Broadcast Transmission)

    SENDING THE SAME DOCUMENT TO MULTIPLE DESTINATIONS IN A SINGLE OPERATION (BROADCAST TRANSMISSION) This feature is used to send a document to multiple destinations in a single operation. The document to be transmitted is scanned into memory and then successively transmitted to the selected destinations. This feature is convenient for such purposes as distributing a report to company branches in different locations.
  • Page 312: G Using Broadcast Transmission

    [BROADCAST: XXXX] key (where "XXXX" is the number of the job; see "NOTES" on page 2-3) in the finished job screen and then the [DETAIL] key. * Can only be used on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N. The AR-M355U/AR-M455U models do not have this function. DETAIL OF...
  • Page 313: Erasing Edge Shadows (Edge Erase)

    ERASING EDGE SHADOWS (EDGE ERASE) The erase function is used to erase the shadow lines on copies produced when copying thick originals or books. The erase modes that can be selected are shown below. The erase width is approximately 1/2" (10 mm) in it's initial setting.
  • Page 314: Faxing A Divided Original (Dual

    FAXING A DIVIDED ORIGINAL (DUAL PAGE SCAN) When an open book is scanned and faxed, you can use this function to divide the two open pages of the book into two separate fax pages. This function can only be used when the original is scanned using the document glass. Your machine Book or sheet original When page division is set,...
  • Page 315: Time (Timer Transmission)

    For information on managing stored images, see "Document filing function" in chapter 7 of the "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)".) * Can only be used on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N. The AR-M355U/AR-M455U models do not have this function. SETTING UP A TIMER TRANSMISSION In fax mode, touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key.
  • Page 316: Transmitting Two Original Pages As A Single Page (2In1)

    TRANSMITTING TWO ORIGINAL PAGES AS A SINGLE PAGE (2in1) This function allows you to reduce the size of original pages by one half to fit two pages evenly on one page when sending a fax. Your machine Originals 4th page 3rd page 2nd page 1st page...
  • Page 317: Faxing The Front And Back Sides Of Acard On One Sheet Of Paper (Card Shot)

    FAXING THE FRONT AND BACK SIDES OF A CARD ON ONE SHEET OF PAPER (CARD SHOT) When faxing a card, this function allows you to combine the front and back sides on a single sheet of paper. To use this function, the original must be scanned on the document glass. Your machine Transmission using the "card CARD SHOT...
  • Page 318 FAXING THE FRONT AND BACK SIDES OF A CARD ON ONE SHEET OF PAPER (CARD SHOT) Touch the outer [OK] key. You will return to the screen of step 1 and a CANCEL card appear SIZE RESET [EXPOSURE] key. FIT TO SEND PAGE Place the original on the document glass.
  • Page 319: Faxing A Large Number Of Pages (Job Build Mode)

    FAXING A LARGE NUMBER OF PAGES (JOB BUILD MODE) The maximum number of pages that can be loaded in the automatic document feeder is 50. When you need to fax more pages than can be loaded in the automatic document feeder, use Job Build mode. This function allows you to scan the pages in sets.
  • Page 320: Own Number Sending

    Outside scanned data be reduced or split up and printed on two pages. SHARP PLANNING DIV. FAX No. 0666211221 Direction of transmission Inside scanned data P. 001/001 edge...
  • Page 321: Printing Out The Result Of Atransmission (Transaction Report)

    PRINTING OUT THE RESULT OF A TRANSMISSION (TRANSACTION REPORT) You can choose whether or not to have a transaction report printed out after each transmission to inform you of the result of the transmission. This is done using "Transaction report print select setting" (page 8-6) in the key operator programs, and the setting is selected separately for single sending, broadcasting, receiving, and confidential reception.
  • Page 322: Transmission And Reception Using The Polling Function

    TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION USING THE POLLING FUNCTION This function can only be used if the other machine is a Super G3 or G3 machine and supports the polling function. The polling function allows your machine to call a fax machine that has document data set and initiate reception of the document.
  • Page 323 If the condition settings screen appears, touch the [ADDRESS BOOK] key to display the address book CORPO. TPS screen. (See 1-4 page.) SHARP GROUP If you are performing serial polling, touch the [NEXT ADDRESS] "POLLING." appears in the touch panel.
  • Page 324: Using Polling Memory

    USING POLLING MEMORY This function sends a document previously scanned into memory to a receiving machine when the receiving machine calls and polls your machine. (If desired, you can restrict polling to fax machines whose fax number you have programmed in your machine.
  • Page 325 TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION USING THE POLLING FUNCTION I I I I Printing document data in the Public Box To check a document that is stored in the public box, follow these steps to print it out. If no documents have been stored, the [PUBLIC BOX] key will be grayed out. In fax mode, touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key and then touch the MODE SWITCH...
  • Page 326: Programming Frequently Used Operations

    PROGRAMMING FREQUENTLY USED OPERATIONS This function allows you to store the steps of an operation, including the destination and scanning settings, into a program. This function is convenient when you frequently send documents, such as a daily report, to the same destination.
  • Page 327: Transferring Received Faxes To Another Machine When Printing Is Not Possible (Forwarding Function)

    TRANSFERRING RECEIVED FAXES TO ANOTHER MACHINE WHEN PRINTING IS NOT POSSIBLE (FORWARDING FUNCTION) When printing is not possible because of a paper, toner, or other problem, you can transfer received faxes to another fax machine if that machine has been appropriately programmed in your machine. This function can be conveniently used in an office or other workplace where there is another fax machine connected to a different phone line.
  • Page 328: Faxing Directly From A Computer (Pc-Fax Function)

    FAXING DIRECTLY FROM A COMPUTER (PC-FAX FUNCTION) This feature can only be used when the printer function is a standard feature or has been installed as an option. The PC-FAX driver can be installed in your computer to enable documents created on your computer to be faxed directly from your computer screen.
  • Page 330: Using Convenient Functions 2

    Normally these functions require that the other fax machine be a similar Sharp machine; however, F-code transmission enables these functions to be performed with any other machine that supports F-code transmission.
  • Page 331: Transmission Between Machines Supporting F-Codes

    This machine supports the "F-code" standard as established by the ITU-T*. Operations such as relay broadcast transmission and confidential transmission previously could only be performed with another Sharp fax machine; however, F-Code communication makes it possible to perform these operations with fax machines of other manufacturers that support F-Code communication.
  • Page 332: Entering (Dialing) A Fax Number With A Sub-Address And Passcode

    If the condition settings screen appears, touch the [ADDRESS BOOK] CORPO.TPS SHARP GROUP address (refer to page 1-4). If the sub-address and passcode have been programmed into the one- touch key, the following steps are not needed.
  • Page 333: Sub-Address And Passcode

    1) F-code polling (transmission request) Sub-address and passcode are transmitted to your machine Product Planning 4) Automatic transmission of document data to other machine The other machine Subaddress Passcode SPEAKER MARKETING GROUP SHARP BRANCH EX PUBLIC BO CANC...
  • Page 334: G Procedure For F-Code Polling

    Press the [START] key. cancel F-CODE POLLING MEMORY DATA MARKETING GROUP SHARP BRANCH EX To use a one-touch key, touch the [ADDRESS BOOK] key to display CORPO.TPS the address book. SHARP GROUP Refer to steps 2 through...
  • Page 335: F-Code Confidential Transmission

    F-code confidential transmission. NOTES G This machine does not support Sharp's previous confidential transmission function, which uses the programmed sender's fax number and ID code. G Refer to pages 6-10 through 6-13 for the procedures for creating, editing, and deleting F-code confidential memory boxes.
  • Page 336: G Printing A Document Received To An F-Code

    PRINTING A DOCUMENT RECEIVED TO AN F-CODE CONFIDENTIAL MEMORY BOX Faxes received in an F-Code confidential memory box are printed out by entering the PRINT PIN 4-digit passcode (0000 to 9999) that was programmed when the box was created. Printing of the confidential faxes takes precedence over any other stored jobs.
  • Page 337: F-Code Relay Broadcast Transmission

    "relay request transmission". NOTES G This machine does not support Sharp's previous relay broadcast function, which uses the programmed sender's number and relay ID code. G To create an F-code relay broadcast memory box and program, edit, and delete end receiving machines, refer to pages 6-10 to 6-14.
  • Page 338: G Using The F-Code Relay Request Function

    F-CODE RELAY BROADCAST TRANSMISSION USING THE F-CODE RELAY BROADCAST FUNCTION (your machine is the relay machine) When a document is received from a relay request machine, the F-code relay broadcast function transmits the document to the end receiving machines using a memory box only if the sub-address and passcode sent by the relay request machine are correct.
  • Page 340: Using Convenient Functions 3

    CHAPTER 5 USING CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS 3 CONVENIENT METHODS OF USE This chapter explains functions that widen the scope of use of the fax machine. Please read those sections that are of interest to you. USING AN EXTENSION PHONE ... 5-2 USING AN EXTENSION PHONE TO RECEIVE A FAX ...
  • Page 341: Using An Extension Phone

    USING AN EXTENSION PHONE You can connect a telephone to the machine and use it as an extension phone to place and receive calls like any normal phone. You can also activate fax reception from the phone (remote operation). NOTE If you connect a combination telephone/answering machine to the machine, you will not be able to use the answering machine function.
  • Page 342: Transmission

    RECEIVING A FAX AFTER TALKING (MANUAL RECEPTION) When an extension phone is connected to the machine and you have set the reception mode to "MANUAL RECEPTION", you can talk to a person sending a fax manually and then begin fax reception without breaking the connection.
  • Page 343: Sending A Fax After Talking (Manual Transmission)

    Speak to the other party when they mode answer. After the other party switches to fax reception, press your [START] key. Replace the extension phone. If the address book screen appears, touch [CONDITION CORPO.TPS SETTINGS] SHARP GROUP display condition settings screen page 1-4). Transmission begins. (see...
  • Page 344 CHAPTER 6 PROGRAMMING This chapter explains the procedures for programming and the information programmed in auto dial keys (one-touch and group keys), programs, user indexes, and memory boxes. PROGRAMMING ... 6-2 STORING, EDITING, AND DELETING AUTO DIAL KEYS AND PROGRAMS ... 6-2 STORING ONE-TOUCH DIAL KEYS ...
  • Page 345: Programming

    PROGRAMMING Auto dial numbers (one-touch keys and group keys), user indexes, and memory boxes are stored, edited and deleted at the operation panel of the machine. STORING, EDITING, AND DELETING AUTO DIAL KEYS AND PROGRAMS This section explains the procedures for storing, editing, and deleting auto-dial keys (one-touch keys and group keys) and programs, which simplify the transmission procedure.
  • Page 346: G Storing One-Touch Dial Keys

    "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)." Touch the [INITIAL] key No.048 E-MAIL NAME SHARP CORPORATION INITIAL FAX No. Touch a letter key. INITIAL SPACE Up to 10 search characters can be entered. If you make a mistake, touch the mistake and then enter the correct character.
  • Page 347 If you do not wish to change the name, this REGISTRATION IS COMPLETED. step is not necessary. E-MAIL Refer to chapter 7 of the SHARP CORPORATION "Operation Manual (for general information and 33.6kbps/NONE copier operation) for the procedure for entering characters.
  • Page 348: G Editing And Deleting One-Touch Keys

    1 through 3 on page 6-2 and then perform the following procedure. Touch the [AMEND/DELETE] key. AMEND/DELETE Touch the one-touch key that you wish to edit or delete. DIRECT ADDRESS / AMEND/DELETE SELECT ADDRESS TO AMEND/DELETE. SHARP CORPORATION CORPO.TPS SHARP GROUP FREQUENT USE ABCD EFGHI JKLMN...
  • Page 349: G Storing A Group Key

    Touch index keys and the needed. DIRECT ADDRESS / GROUP SELECT ADDRESS. B CORP. A CORP. C GROUP SHARP CORPORATION CORPO.TPS FREQUENT USE ABCD EFGHI JKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ G The selected destinations are highlighted and stored in the group key.
  • Page 350: G Editing And Deleting Group Keys

    1 through 3 on page 6-2, and then perform the following procedure. Touch the [AMEND/DELETE] key. AMEND/DELETE Touch the group key that you wish to edit or delete. DIRECT ADDRESS / AMEND/DELETE SELECT ADDRESS TO AMEND/DELETE. SHARP CORPORATION CORPO.TPS SHARP GROUP FREQUENT USE ABCD EFGHI JKLMN...
  • Page 351: G Storing A Program

    Refer to chapter 7 of "Operation manual (for general information and copier operation)" for the procedure for entering letters. Touch the [SETTINGS] key. No.1 PROGRAM NAME PROGRAM FOR SHARP ADDRESS SETTINGS RESOLUTION SPECIAL MODES Touch the keys for the settings you wish to store.
  • Page 352: Storing A Group Index

    STORING A GROUP INDEX Auto dial keys (one-touch keys and group keys) are normally stored in the ABC index. To make auto dial keys more convenient to use, you can store a group of auto dial keys in a group index and assign a name to that index. When you switch to the group indexes, [USER 1], [USER 2], [USER 3], [USER 4], [USER 5], and [USER 6] appear.
  • Page 353 PROGRAMMING, DELETING F-CODE MEMORY BOXES The procedure for programming a memory box for F-code transmission is explained here. There are three types of F-code memory boxes: F-code polling memory (page 4-4), F-code confidential transmission (page 4-6), and F-code relay broadcast (page 4-8). Memory boxes are programmed, edited, and deleted as follows. PROGRAMMING AN F-CODE MEMORY BOX A box name, sub-address/passcode, and function must be programmed in a memory box.
  • Page 354: Programming, Editing, And Deleting F-Code Memory Boxes

    Use the numeric keys to enter a passcode (max. 20 digits). F-CODE MEMORY BOX / POLLING MEMORY No.001 SUB ADDRESS / PASS CODE ENTER THE SUB ADDRESS / PASS CODE VIA THE 10-KEY PAD,THEN PRESS [OK]. 214341434/351212 G In addition to numbers, the characters " can be used in a passcode.
  • Page 355: G Setting For F-Code Confidential Transmission Memory Boxes (Print Pin)

    G Program a 4-digit number for the print PIN. The characters " G The print PIN can not be omitted. G Take care not to forget the print PIN that you have programmed. If you forget the passcode, consult your Sharp dealer.
  • Page 356: G Setting For F-Code Relay Broadcast Memory Boxes (Recipient)

    SETTING FOR F-CODE RELAY BROADCAST MEMORY BOXES (RECIPIENT) Program the end receiving machines to which document data received in the F-code relay broadcast memory box will be transmitted when your machine is a relay machine. Up to 30 end receiving machines can be programmed. If you attempt to program more than this number, a message will appear and programming will not be possible.
  • Page 357: G Editing And Deleting A Memory Box

    PRINTING PROGRAMMED INFORMATION PROGRAMMING, EDITING, AND DELETING F-CODE MEMORY BOXES EDITING AND DELETING A MEMORY BOX Press the [CUSTOM SETTINGS] key and then touch the [ADDRESS CONTROL] key (refer to steps 1 and 2 on page 6-2). Touch the [F-CODE MEMORY BOX] key. (refer to step 2 on page 6-10) Touch one of the memory box keys ([POLLING MEMORY], [CONFIDENTIAL],...
  • Page 358: Troubleshooting

    CHAPTER 7 TROUBLESHOOTING This chapter contains information to help you make efficient use of the fax features of the machine, including solutions to common problems. WHEN A TRANSACTION REPORT IS PRINTED... 7-2 VIEWING THE COMMUNICATION ACTIVITY REPORT ... 7-3 WHEN AN ALARM SOUNDS AND A WARNING MESSAGE IS DISPLAYED ...
  • Page 359: When A Transaction Report Is Printed

    WHEN A TRANSACTION REPORT IS PRINTED The machine has been set to automatically print a Transaction Report when a transmission is not successful or when the Broadcast transmission function is used. The Transaction Report informs you of the result of the operation. When the machine prints a Transaction Report, be sure to check the contents.
  • Page 360: Viewing The Communication Activity Report

    VIEWING THE COMMUNICATION ACTIVITY REPORT Your machine keeps a record of the most recent 99 transactions (both transmissions and receptions) that were performed. The record includes the date of the transaction, the other party's name, the duration, and result. You can have the report automatically printed when the number of transactions exceeds 99, or at a specified time.
  • Page 361: Problems And Solutions

    PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS If you experience a problem with the fax function, first check the following table. If you cannot solve the problem using the following table, see chapter 6 of the Operation Manual (for general information and copier operation). Problem The machine does Is the fax power switch turned on? Turn on the fax power...
  • Page 362 Problem Printing does not take Does a message appear in the place after reception. display instructing you to add toner or paper? (Printing is not possible.) received image Was the wrong side of the original prints out blank. scanned machine? The received image Is the original faint? is faint.
  • Page 364 CHAPTER 8 KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS This chapter explains the key operator programs that are used by the administrator of the machine to customize certain functions and settings. KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS... 8-2 KEY OPERATOR PROGRAM LIST... 8-2 USING THE KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS ... 8-3 KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS...
  • Page 365: Key Operator Program List

    KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS This chapter explains key operator programs that are related to the fax function. For key operator programs that are related to general use of the machine, see the key operator programs manual. NOTE You may not be able to use all of the programs in the key operator program list. Programs that you can use will depend on what peripheral devices are installed on the machine.
  • Page 366: Using The Key Operator Programs

    USING THE KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Follow these steps to configure the settings in the key operator programs. Press the [CUSTOM SETTINGS] key. Touch the [KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS] key. DEFAULT LIST PRINT SETTINGS FAX DATA SENDER CONTROL RECEIVE/FORWA KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Use the numeric keys to enter the five-digit key operator code number.
  • Page 367: Key Operator Programs

    The key operator programs for the fax function of the machine are explained here. For key operator programs that are related to the copy function and general use of the machine, see the key operator's guide. For programs related to the printer and network scanner functions, see the corresponding manuals. NOTE Settings established with the key operator programs can be verified by printing them out (page 8-11).
  • Page 368: Scan Complete Sound Setting

    "MANUAL", the exposure level can be adjusted to five levels. Level 1 is the lightest level and level 5 is the darkest level. * Can only be used on the AR-M355N/AR-M455N. The AR-M355U/AR-M455U models do not have this function.
  • Page 369: Key Operator Programs

    KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Pause time setting This setting is used to select the duration of pauses that are inserted in destination fax numbers. Normally the setting is 2 seconds, which means that each time the [PAUSE] key is touched when dialing or storing a fax number, a pause of 2 seconds is inserted.
  • Page 370: Distinctive Ring Detection

    (This setting is only effective if the other machine is a G3 machine that supports ECM) Line conditions sometimes transmitted image. When Correction Mode) is turned on, pages that are distorted are automatically re-transmitted. This setting is initially turned on. If turned off, distorted images will be transmitted without being corrected.
  • Page 371: Call Timer At Memory Sending

    KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Call timer at memory sending When sending a fax by automatic transmission (See "Storing transmission transmission)" on page 2-8.), this setting lets you select the amount of time that the machine waits before breaking the connection when the other machine does not respond to your machine's calling tone.
  • Page 372: Print Style Setting

    I I I I Fax receive settings The fax reception settings allow you to adjust certain parameters for receiving faxes to better suit your needs. Settings that can be adjusted depend on the peripheral devices installed. The "Fax receive settings" are as follows: G Auto receive reduce setting G Number of calls in auto reception G Duplex reception setting (only when the duplex...
  • Page 373: Anti Junk Fax Setting

    KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS Anti junk fax setting This program is used to enter fax numbers from which you wish to block fax reception. Up to 50 (maximum of 30 on the AR-M351U/AR-M451U/ AR-M355U/AR-M455U) numbers can be entered. This program is normally disabled. To block reception from the entered fax numbers, touch the [VALID] key.
  • Page 374: G Printing Out Settings

    SENDING ACTIVITY REPORT (FAX)] key to print an activity report (transmissions and receptions). Print this list when you wish to check the activity record. (see "Activity report print select setting" on page 8-6) KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS CONTROL PRINTER SETTINGS KEY OPERATOR CODE CHANGE "KEY OPERATOR...
  • Page 376: Appendix

    CHAPTER 9 APPENDIX This chapter contains reference information regarding the fax features of the machine. SPECIFICATIONS ... 9-2 INDEX ... 9-3 Page...
  • Page 377: Specifications

    2 MB * Error Correction Mode (ECM) Transmission speed is for an 8-1/2"x11" or A4 document (SHARP standard) with approximately 700 characters at standard resolution (8x3.85 lines/mm) sent in high speed mode (33.6 kbps (JBIG) or 14.4 kbps (MMR)). This is only the time required to transmit the image information; the time required to send protocol signals is not included.
  • Page 378: Index

    INDEX I I I I Numerics 2in1 ... 3-7 I I I I A Activity report print select setting ... 8-6 Address book ... 1-4, 2-4 Address book screen ... 1-5 Address review... 1-4, 3-3 Alarm... 7-3 Anti junk fax setting ... 8-10 Auto receive reduce setting...
  • Page 379 INDEX I I I I N Number of calls in auto reception... 8-9 I I I I O One-touch dialing ... 1-12, 2-4 One-touch key display... 1-5 One-touch keys ... 6-3, 6-5 On-hook dialing ... 1-12 Operation panel... 1-3 Original print on transaction report... 8-6 Original sizes...
  • Page 380 Special modes... 1-4 -2in1 ... 3-7 -Card shot ... 3-8 to 3-9 -Dual page scan ... 3-5 -Edge erase... 3-4 -Job build mode... 3-10 -Memory box ... 3-15 to 3-16 -Own number sending... 3-11 -Polling ... 3-14 -Program ... 3-17 -Timer transmission...

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