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  • Page 1 MODEL: MX-M850 MX-M950 MX-M1100 Copier Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS OUTPUT ........34 ABOUT THIS MANUAL .
  • Page 3 PRINTING THE DATE AND A STAMP ON TROUBLESHOOTING COPIES (Stamp) ......83 • GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR USING •...
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    SHARP Service Department. • Aside from instances provided for by law, SHARP is not responsible for failures occurring during the use of the product or its options, or failures due to incorrect operation of the product and its options, or other failures, or for any damage that occurs due to use of the product.
  • Page 5: Manuals Provided With The Machine

    MANUALS PROVIDED WITH THE MACHINE Printed manuals and manuals stored in PDF format on the machine's hard drive are provided with the machine. When using the machine, read the appropriate manual for the feature you are using. Printed manuals Manual name Contents This manual contains instructions for using the machine safely and lists the specifications of the machine Safety Guide...
  • Page 6: Before Using The Machine As Acopier

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE AS A COPIER This section provides information that you should know before using the machine as a copier. BASE SCREEN OF COPY MODE Touch the [COPY] key in the touch panel to open the base screen of copy mode. The base screen shows messages and keys necessary for copying, and settings that have been selected.
  • Page 7 Paper select display (13) Customized keys This shows the size of paper loaded in each tray. The keys that appear here can be changed to show For the bypass tray, the paper type appears above the settings or functions that you prefer. The following keys paper size.
  • Page 8 Customizing displayed keys Special mode keys and other keys can be displayed in the base screen. By assigning frequently used functions to these keys, you can access the functions with a single touch. To change the function that is assigned to a key, use "Customize Key Setting"...
  • Page 9: Copying Sequence

    COPYING SEQUENCE This section explains the basic procedure for copying. Select settings in the order shown below to ensure that the copy operation takes place smoothly. For detailed procedures for selecting the settings, see the explanation of each setting in this manual. Place the original.
  • Page 10 Output settings Select copy output settings. Output The main settings are as follows: ☞ • Sort mode SORT MODE (page 35) Top Tray ☞ • Group mode GROUP MODE (page 35) Offset Tray Fold ☞ • Offset mode OFFSET FUNCTION (page 35) Offset •...
  • Page 11 Start copying. Start scanning the original(s) and making copies. Start copying. • When one or more special modes are selected, the key appears in the base screen. Touch the key to display a list of the selected special modes. This lets you check what special modes are selected and the settings of each mode. ☞...
  • Page 12: Originals

    ORIGINALS CHECKING THE ORIGINAL SIZE When [Auto] appears in the [Original] key, the size of the placed original is automatically detected. The machine automatically detects the original size when an original is placed and displays the size in the [Original] key in the base screen. Example of base screen The original size is displayed.
  • Page 13 Standard original placement orientations Place originals in the document feeder tray or on the document glass so that the top and bottom of the original are oriented as shown in the illustration. If the original is not oriented correctly and a function such as stapling is selected, the staple positions may not be correct.
  • Page 14: Paper Trays

    PAPER TRAYS The machine is set to automatically select a tray containing plain or recycled paper of the same size as the original (automatic paper selection). If the selected tray runs out of paper during a copy job and there is another tray that has the same size and type of paper, that tray will be automatically selected and the copy job will continue.
  • Page 15: Basic Procedure For Making Copies

    BASIC PROCEDURE FOR MAKING COPIES This chapter explains the basic procedures for making copies, including selection of the copy ratio and other copy settings. MAKING COPIES USING THE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER TO MAKE COPIES This section explains how to make copies (1-sided copies of 1-sided originals) using the automatic document feeder. Place the originals face up in the document feeder tray with the edges Indicator...
  • Page 16 Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. Special Modes Plain 2-Sided Copy 8½x11 • Up to 9999 copies (sets) can be set. • A single copy can be made even if "0" appears for the number of copies. If an incorrect number of copies is set...
  • Page 17: Glass

    MAKING A COPY USING THE DOCUMENT GLASS To make a copy of a book or other thick original that cannot be scanned with the automatic document feeder, open the automatic document feeder and place the original on the document glass. This section explains how to make a copy (1-sided copy of a 1-sided original) using the document glass.
  • Page 18 Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. Special Modes Plain 2-Sided Copy 8½x11 • Up to 9999 copies (sets) can be set. • A single copy can be made even if "0" appears for the number of copies. If an incorrect number of copies is set...
  • Page 19: Automatic 2-Sided Copying

    AUTOMATIC 2-SIDED COPYING USING THE AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER TO MAKE 2-SIDED COPIES Originals Originals Copies Originals Copies Copies Automatic 2-sided copying of 1-sided Automatic 2-sided copying of 2-sided 1-sided copying of 2-sided originals originals originals Place the originals face up in the document feeder tray with the edges Indicator aligned evenly.
  • Page 20 Check the paper to be used. Plain Special Modes Plain Make sure that the desired paper (tray) is selected. Plain 2-Sided Copy 8½x11 To change the paper (tray), touch the [Paper Select] key. ☞ 11x17 Output PAPER TRAYS (page 14) Exposure 8½x11 8½x11...
  • Page 21: Automatic 2-Sided Copying Using The Document Glass

    AUTOMATIC 2-SIDED COPYING USING THE DOCUMENT GLASS Originals Copies Automatic 2-sided copying of 1-sided originals Open the automatic document feeder, place the original face down on the document glass, and then gently close the automatic document feeder. Document glass scale Document glass scale mark mark...
  • Page 22 Select the 2-sided copy mode. (1) Touch the [1-Sided to 2-Sided] key. 2-Sided Copy (2) Touch the [OK] key. Binding Change The [2-Sided to 2-Sided] key and [2-Sided to 1-Sided] key cannot be used when copying from the document glass. Check the paper to be used.
  • Page 23 Remove the original and place the next original, and then press the [START] key Repeat this step until all originals have been scanned. For the second original and following originals, use the same [START] key ( ) as you did for the first original. Touch the [Read-End] key.
  • Page 24: Changing The Exposure And Original

    CHANGING THE EXPOSURE AND ORIGINAL IMAGE TYPE The exposure and original image type can be selected to obtain a clear copy. AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF THE EXPOSURE AND ORIGINAL TYPE Automatic exposure adjustment operates by default to automatically adjust the exposure level and original type as appropriate for the original being copied.
  • Page 25 Adjust the exposure level. Exposure Touch the key to make the copy darker. Auto Touch the key to make the copy lighter. Manual Original Image Type Text/ Text Text/Photo Prtd.Photo Printed Photo Photo Light Original Scan Resolution Touch the [OK] key. Exposure Auto Manual...
  • Page 26: Reduction/Enlargement/Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM AUTOMATIC RATIO SELECTION (Auto Image) This section explains the automatic ratio selection function (Auto Image), which automatically selects the ratio to match the paper size. When the paper tray is manually changed, the [Auto Image] key appears in the base screen of copy mode. Touch the [Auto Image] key to have the reduction or enlargement ratio automatically selected based on the original size and the selected paper size.
  • Page 27: Manually Selecting The Ratio

    MANUALLY SELECTING THE RATIO (Preset ratios/Zoom) Touch the [Copy Ratio] key in the base screen of copy mode to select one of four preset enlargement ratios or four preset reduction ratios (maximum 400%, minimum 25%). In addition, the zoom keys can be used to select any ratio from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Set the ratio.
  • Page 28 Touch the [OK] key. Copy Ratio After touching the [OK] key, make sure that a paper size suitable for the ratio is selected. 11x17 8½x11 121% 8½x14 11x17 8½x11 5½x8½ 11x17 8½x14 8½x11 11x17 Zoom 129% 8½x14 8½x11 5½x8½ 8½x11 100% Auto Image XY Zoom...
  • Page 29: Enlarging/Reducing The Length And Width Separately (Xy Zoom)

    ENLARGING/REDUCING THE LENGTH AND WIDTH SEPARATELY (XY Zoom) The XY Zoom feature allows the horizontal and vertical copy ratios to be changed separately. Both the horizontal and vertical ratios can be set from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Touch the [Copy Ratio] key in the base screen of copy mode and then follow the steps below.
  • Page 30: Original Sizes

    ORIGINAL SIZES SPECIFYING THE ORIGINAL SIZE When the original size is a non-standard size or is not detected correctly, manually specify the original size. Touch the [Original] key in the base screen of copy mode and then follow the steps below. Specifying an inch original size Touch the appropriate original size key and then the [OK] key.
  • Page 31: Sizes

    Enter the original size. (1), (2) (1) Enter the X (horizontal) dimension of the Original original. Cancel Size Input With the [X] key highlighted, enter the X (horizontal) dimension of the original with the keys. When the (2 1/2~17) inch document glass is used, a number from 2-1/2"...
  • Page 32 Store the original size. Original (1) Touch the [Store/Delete] tab. Custom Size (2) Touch a key for storing a custom original X15½ Y 8½ size. Touch a key that does not show a size ( Recall Store/Delete If you wish to edit or clear a previously stored key... Touch the key that you want to edit or clear.
  • Page 33 Retrieving a stored original size To retrieve a stored original size, touch the [Original] key in the base screen of copy mode and perform the steps below. Touch the [Custom Size] key. Original Auto 8½x14 Manual 5½x8½ 8½x11R 11x17 5½x8½R 8½x13(216x330) 8½x13 (216x340) Inch...
  • Page 34: Output

    OUTPUT The [Output] key can be touched in the base screen of copy mode to select sort, group, offset and other finishing functions, as well as the output tray. All settings are explained below, and it is assumed that a finisher, punch module, saddle unit, and paper folding unit are installed.
  • Page 35: Sort Mode

    SORT MODE GROUP MODE This is used to sort (collate) output into sets. This function groups copies by page. Example: Sorting the output into 5 sets Example: Groups of 5 copies of each page Originals Output Originals Output Set the number of copies (5). Set the number of copies (5).
  • Page 36: Staple Sort Function / Saddle Stitch Function

    STAPLE SORT FUNCTION / SADDLE STITCH FUNCTION The staple sort function sorts output into sets, staples each set, and delivers the sets to the tray. The saddle stitch function staples each set in 2 places at the centerline and folds the stapled set. Paper that can be used for the saddle stitch function is 8-1/2"...
  • Page 37 Stapling positions and stapling results Stapling result Stapling positions Horizontally-oriented Vertically-oriented paper paper Slant staple 1 staple at top left corner Slant staple 1 staple at bottom left corner 2 staples at left edge Slanted stapling can be used when one staple at the top of the paper is selected. Saddle stitch function To select saddle stitch, touch the [Saddle Stitch] key in the output screen.
  • Page 38: Punch Function

    • Tab paper can be punched manually using the inserter. For more information, see "INSERTER" in the User's Guide. • When the finisher (for the MX-M850) or the saddle stitch finisher is installed, 8-1/2" x 11R" to 11" x 17" (16 lbs. to 90 lbs.
  • Page 39: Paper Folding Function

    PAPER FOLDING FUNCTION When the paper folding unit is installed, output can be folded to reduce the paper size by a half. Paper sizes that can be folded using the paper folding function are 8-1/2" x 11"R, 8-1/2" x 14", 11" x 17", A4R, B4, and A3.
  • Page 40: Making Copies Using The Bypass Tray

    MAKING COPIES USING THE BYPASS TRAY In addition to plain paper, transparency film, and tab paper can be loaded in the bypass tray. For detailed information on paper that can be loaded in the bypass tray, see the Safety Guide. For precautions when loading paper in the bypass tray, see "LOADING PAPER IN THE BYPASS TRAY"...
  • Page 41 Check the paper type setting for the Paper Select bypass tray. If you need to change the Large Capacity Paper Tray Bypass Tray Tray setting, touch the paper type key. 1. 8½x11 2. 8½x11 5. 11x17 8½x11 If you do not need to change the paper size and type that Plain Plain Plain...
  • Page 42 Select the bypass tray. (1) Touch the paper size key of the bypass tray. Paper Select (2) Touch the [OK] key. Large Capacity Paper Tray Bypass Tray Tray 1. 8½x11 2. 8½x11 5. 11x17 8½x11 Plain Plain Plain Recycled 6. 11x17 3.
  • Page 43: Special Modes

    SPECIAL MODES This chapter explains Margin Shift, Erase, Dual Page Copy, and other special modes. SPECIAL MODES When the [Special Modes] key is pressed in the base screen, the special modes menu screen appears. The special modes menu consists of two screens. Touch the keys to move between the screens.
  • Page 44 [OK] key and [Cancel] key In some cases two [OK] keys and one [Cancel] key will appear in the special mode screens. The keys are used as follows: Special Modes Cancel Margin Shift Right Left Down Side 1 Side 2 (0~1) (0~1) inch...
  • Page 45: Adding Margins (Margin Shift)

    ADDING MARGINS (Margin Shift) This function is used to shift the copy image right, left or down to adjust the margin. This is convenient when you wish to bind the copies with a string or in a binder. Shifting the image to the right so the copies can be bound at the left edge with a string Not using margin shift Using margin shift The punch holes cut off...
  • Page 46 Press the [START] key ( Copying will begin. If you are using the document glass to copy multiple original pages, copying will take place as you scan each original. If you have selected sort mode, change originals and press the [START] key ( ).
  • Page 47: Erasing Peripheral Shadows (Erase)

    ERASING PERIPHERAL SHADOWS (Erase) The erase function is used to erase shadows around the edges of copies that occur when copying thick originals or books. When a thick book is copied Not using the erase Using the erase function function Shadows appear here Shadows appear on the Shadows do not appear on...
  • Page 48 Select the erase settings. (1) Touch the desired erase mode. Special Modes Select one of the four positions. Cancel Erase Touch the [Side Erase] key to open the following screen. Edge Center Edge+Center Erase Edge Center Erase Erase Erase Side Erase Cancel (0~1) (0~1)
  • Page 49: Copying Each Facing Page Of Abound Document (Dual

    COPYING EACH FACING PAGE OF A BOUND DOCUMENT (Dual Page Copy) The dual page copy function produces separate copies of two document pages that are placed side by side on the document glass. This function is useful when making copies of the facing pages of a book or other bound document. Copying the facing pages of a book or bound document Book or bound document The facing pages are copied...
  • Page 50 Select Dual Page Copy. (1) Touch the [Special Modes] key. Special Modes ☞ SPECIAL MODES (page 43) Dual Page Margin Shift Erase (2) Touch the [Dual Page Copy] key so that it is Copy highlighted. Tandem Pamphlet Copy Build Copy (3) Touch the [OK] key.
  • Page 51: (Pamphlet Copy)

    MAKING COPIES IN PAMPHLET FORMAT (Pamphlet Copy) This function copies 2 original pages onto the front side and 2 original pages onto the reverse side of each sheet of paper so that the copies can be folded at the centerline to form a pamphlet. This function is convenient for arranging copies into an attractive booklet or pamphlet.
  • Page 52 Select pamphlet copy settings. Special Modes Cancel Pamphlet Copy (1) If the original is 1-sided, touch the [1-Sided] key. If the original is 2-sided, touch the [2-Sided] key. (2) Select the binding edge ([Left Binding] or Original Left Right 1-Sided 2-Sided [Right Binding]).
  • Page 53 Touch the [OK] key. Special Modes You will return to the base screen of copy mode. Cancel Pamphlet Copy Original Left Right 1-Sided 2-Sided Binding Binding Cover Setting Press the [START] key ( Copying will begin. If you are using the document glass, change originals and press the [START] key ( ).
  • Page 54: Copying A Large Number Of Originals

    COPYING A LARGE NUMBER OF ORIGINALS AT ONCE (Job Build) When copying a very large number of originals, this function allows you to divide the originals into sets and feed each set through the automatic document feeder one set at a time. Use this function when you wish to copy all of the originals as a single job but the number of originals exceeds the maximum number that can be inserted.
  • Page 55 Insert the next set of originals and press the [START] key ( Repeat this step until all originals have been scanned. The copy settings (Exposure, Paper Select, and Copy Ratio only) can be changed for each set of originals. If you need to change the copy setting, follow the steps in "Changing the copy settings for each set of originals".
  • Page 56: Using Two Machines To Make A Large Number Of Copies (Tandem Copy)

    USING TWO MACHINES TO MAKE A LARGE NUMBER OF COPIES (Tandem Copy) Two machines connected to the same network can be used to run a large copy job in parallel. Each machine prints half of the copies, reducing the time required to complete the job. Master machine and slave machine In the following explanation, the master machine is the machine that is used to scan the originals.
  • Page 57 Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. Up to 9999 copies (sets) can be set. When the [START] key ) is pressed, the copies will automatically be divided between the master and slave machines. If an odd number of copies is set, the master machine will print the extra set.
  • Page 58 In this situation... A punch module is installed on the master machine but not on the slave machine. • Copying without punching: tandem copy is possible. • Copying with punching: tandem copy is not possible. In this way, if tandem copying is executed using a function that the slave machine does not have, a message will appear. To have the master machine make all copies, touch the [OK] key.
  • Page 59: Using A Different Paper Type For Covers (Covers/Inserts)

    USING A DIFFERENT PAPER TYPE FOR COVERS (Covers/Inserts) A different type of paper can be inserted in positions corresponding to front and back covers of a copy job when the automatic document feeder is used. A different type of paper can also be automatically added as an insert at specified pages.
  • Page 60: Inserting Covers In Copies

    INSERTING COVERS IN COPIES (Cover Settings) A different type of paper can be inserted at the positions corresponding to the front and back covers of a copy job. This is useful for arranging documents in an attractive format and for using a different type of paper as a cover on an estimate sheet or similar document.
  • Page 61 Select cover settings. (1) If the cover sheet will be copied on, touch Covers/Inserts the [Yes] key. Otherwise, touch the [No] Cancel Front Cover Setting key. Paper Tray Print on Front Cover If the [No] key is touched, only cover insertion will be Bypass performed.
  • Page 62: Inserting Insert Sheets In Copies

    Touch the [OK] key. Special Modes You will return to the base screen of copy mode. Cancel Covers/Inserts You can touch the [Insertion Type A] key or the [Insertion Type Inserts Setting Cover Setting B] key to select insert settings. Insertion ☞...
  • Page 63: Inserting Insert Sheets In Copies (Insert Settings)

    INSERTING INSERT SHEETS IN COPIES (Insert Settings) You can have different paper automatically inserted as inserts at specified pages of copies. Two types of paper can be used as inserts, and the insertion positions can be specified separately for each. Covers can be used in combination with inserts.
  • Page 64 Select insert settings. (1) Select insert paper settings. Covers/Inserts Insertion Type A Settings Cancel (A) The currently selected paper tray for the insert is displayed. Paper Tray Print on Insert Sheets (B) The size and type of paper in the currently selected tray is displayed.
  • Page 65 Touch the [Insertion Settings] key. Special Modes Cancel Covers/Inserts Inserts Setting Cover Setting Insertion Front Cover Type A Insertion Settings Insertion Back Type B Cover Tray Settings Page Layout Specify the pages where inserts A and B will be inserted. Covers/Inserts Insertion Settings (1) Touch the [Insertion Type A] key or the...
  • Page 66 Touch the [OK] key. Special Modes You will return to the base screen of copy mode. Cancel Covers/Inserts To select cover settings, touch the [Front Cover] key or the Inserts Setting Cover Setting [Back Cover] key. Insertion ☞ Front Cover Type A INSERTING COVERS IN COPIES (Cover Settings) (page...
  • Page 67: Changing Cover/Insert Settings

    CHANGING COVER/INSERT SETTINGS (Page Layout) Cover settings and insert settings can be combined. This section explains how to check completed cover and insert insertion page settings, and change or delete insertion pages. Changing insert A from page 4 to page 5 4th page, insert A 5th page, insert A 7th page, insert B...
  • Page 68 Example: Touch insert A at page 4 Touch the key of the page that you wish to delete or change. Covers/Inserts If you do not need to change the setting, touch the [OK] key Page Layout and go to step 6. •...
  • Page 69 Change the settings for insert type A/B. Covers/Inserts The settings are changed in the same way as they are initially Insertion Modify configured. See step 7 of "INSERTING INSERT SHEETS IN COPIES (Insert Settings)" (page 63) to change the insert Insertion Page settings.
  • Page 70: Adding Inserts When Copying On Transparency Film (Transparency Inserts)

    ADDING INSERTS WHEN COPYING ON TRANSPARENCY FILM (Transparency Inserts) When copying on transparency film, the sheets may stick together due to static electricity. The transparency inserts function can be used to automatically insert a sheet of paper between each sheet of transparency film, making the sheets easy to handle.
  • Page 71 Select insert settings. (1) Select whether or not the insert paper will Special Modes be copied on ([Yes] or [No]). Cancel Transparency Inserts (2) Touch the [OK] key. Paper Tray Print on Insert Sheets You will return to the base screen of copy mode. Tray2 Explanation of (A) 8½x11...
  • Page 72: Copying Multiple Originals Onto One

    COPYING MULTIPLE ORIGINALS ONTO ONE SHEET (Multi Shot) Multiple original pages can be copied onto a single sheet of paper in a uniform layout. Select 2in1 to copy two original pages onto one sheet, or 4in1 to copy four original pages onto one sheet. This function is convenient when you wish to present multiple pages in a compact format, or show a view of all pages in a document.
  • Page 73 Select the number of originals to be (3) (2) copied onto one sheet of paper, the Special Modes layout, and the border. Multi Shot Cancel (1) Touch the [2in1] key or the [4in1] key. Layout If needed, the images will be rotated. 2in1 4in1 (2) Select the layout.
  • Page 74: Copying A Pamphlet (Book Copy)

    COPYING A PAMPHLET (Book Copy) This function is used to make a copy of the two facing pages of an open book or other bound document. Copies made with this function can be folded at the center to create a booklet. This function is convenient for arranging copies into an attractive booklet or pamphlet.
  • Page 75 Select book copy settings. (1) Select the binding position ([Left Binding] Special Modes or [Right Binding]). Book Copy Cancel (2) To insert a cover, touch the [Cover Setting] key. If a cover will not be added, go to step 4. Right Left Binding...
  • Page 76 Touch the [OK] key. Special Modes You will return to the base screen of copy mode. Book Copy Cancel Right Left Binding Binding Cover Setting Place the original face down on the document glass. Place the opened front cover and back cover face down. Press the [START] key ( ) to scan the first original.
  • Page 77 Touch the [Read-End] key. Place next original. Press [Start]. Copying will begin. When finished, press [Read-End]. Read-End To cancel scanning and copying... Press the [STOP] key ( • Four original pages will be copied onto each sheet of paper. Blank pages will be automatically added at the end if the total number of original pages is not a multiple of four.
  • Page 78: Copying Captions Onto Tab Paper

    COPYING CAPTIONS ONTO TAB PAPER (Tab Copy) Captions can be copied onto the tabs of tab paper. Prepare appropriate originals for the tab captions. Tab copy is possible from both tray 4 and the bypass tray. The following explanation uses the bypass tray (MX-MFX1) as an example.
  • Page 79 Tab copying with a right binding Originals Placing the originals Loading tab paper • Document feeder tray Originals Front Insert the originals so that the side with no side tab text enters first. • Document glass Final image Load the tab paper so that the tab on the first sheet is toward you.
  • Page 80 Load the tab paper. • When using the bypass tray, place the paper with the print side up. Place the paper so that the sides with the tabs enter the machine last. After loading the tab paper, configure the bypass tray Front side settings as explained in "MAKING COPIES USING THE...
  • Page 81: Copying Both Sides Of A Card On One Sheet Of Paper (Card Shot)

    COPYING BOTH SIDES OF A CARD ON ONE SHEET OF PAPER (Card Shot) When copying a card, this function allows you to copy the front and reverse sides together onto a single sheet of paper. This function is convenient for making copies for identification purposes and helps save paper. Copies Originals Front...
  • Page 82 Select card shot settings. (1) Enter the original size. Special Modes With the [X] key highlighted, enter the X (horizontal) Cancel Card Shot dimension of the original with the keys. Touch the [Y] key and enter the Y (vertical) dimension of (1~8 1/2) Fit to the original with the...
  • Page 83: Printing The Date And A Stamp On

    PRINTING THE DATE AND A STAMP ON COPIES (Stamp) Use this function to print the date, a stamp, the page number, and text on copies. Six printing positions are available: top left, top center, top right, bottom left, bottom center, and bottom right. The printing positions are separated into areas that are used for the date, page number and text (A below), and areas that are used for a stamp (B below).
  • Page 84: General Procedure For Using

    GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR USING STAMP To select stamp settings, follow the steps below. Place the original. Place the original face up in the document feeder tray, or face down on the document glass. Select the special modes. (1) Touch the [Special Modes] key. (2) Touch the keys to switch through the screens.
  • Page 85 Select Stamp. Special Modes For detailed information on each of the stamp items, see the Stamp Cancel following sections: Date: ADDING THE DATE TO COPIES (Date) Date Stamp (page 87) Page Stamp: STAMPING COPIES (Stamp) (page 89) Text Numbering Page numbering: PRINTING PAGE NUMBERS ON COPIES (Page Numbering) (page 91)
  • Page 86 Press the [START] key ( Copying will begin. If you are using the document glass to copy multiple original pages, copying will take place as you scan each original. If you have selected sort mode, change originals and press the [START] key ( ).
  • Page 87: Adding The Date To Copies (Date)

    ADDING THE DATE TO COPIES (Date) The date can be printed on copies. The position of the date, format, and page (first page only or all pages) can be selected. Example: Printing APRIL 4, 2010 in the top right corner of the paper. APR/04/2010 Touch the [Date] key in the stamp selection screen.
  • Page 88 Select the pages that the date will be Stamp printed on and touch the [OK] key. Cancel Date Select printing on the first page only, or printing on all pages. First Page YYYY/MM/DD After touching the [OK] key, continue from step 5 of "GENERAL APR/04/2010 PROCEDURE FOR USING...
  • Page 89: Stamping Copies (Stamp)

    STAMPING COPIES (Stamp) Text such as "CONFIDENTIAL" can be printed in white on a dark background as a "stamp" on copies. The position, size, density, and pages (first page only or all pages) can be selected for a stamp. Printing "CONFIDENTIAL" in the top left corner of a copy CONFIDENTIAL The following 12 selections are available for the stamp text.
  • Page 90 Touch the [Exposure] key and set the Stamp density. Stamp Cancel If you wish to darken the image, touch the key. If you CONFIDENTIAL PRIORITY First Page wish to lighten the image, touch the key. Exposure FOR YOUR INFO. DO NOT COPY When you have finished selecting the settings, touch the [OK] URGENT DRAFT...
  • Page 91: Printing Page Numbers On Copies

    PRINTING PAGE NUMBERS ON COPIES (Page Numbering) Page numbers can be printed on copies. The position, format, and page number can be selected for page numbering. Printing the page number at the bottom center of the paper. Touch the [Page Numbering] key in the stamp selection screen. See steps 1 to 4 of "GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR USING STAMP"...
  • Page 92 To configure page number settings, Stamp touch the [Page Number] key. Cancel Page Numbering If you do not need to configure page number settings, go to Total Page Page Numbering Format step 8. Auto 1,2,3.. (1),(2),(3).. Manual -1-,-2-,-3-.. P.1,P.2,P.3.. <1>,<2>,<3>.. 1/5,2/5,3/5..
  • Page 93 Touch each item that you want counted in the page numbers so that a Stamp checkmark appears , and then touch Covers/Inserts Counting the [OK] key. Items with a checkmark will be reflected in the print image Count Front Cover on the right side of the screen.
  • Page 94 • When Page Numbering is selected, copying in group mode is not possible. The mode automatically changes to sort mode. • When the page number printing position is set to the right side or left side and pamphlet copy or book copy is used, the print position is changed so that the page numbers always appear on the outer side of each opened page (the left and right sides of the opened pages).
  • Page 95: Printing Text On Copies (Text)

    PRINTING TEXT ON COPIES (Text) Entered text can be printed on copies. Up to 30 frequently used text strings can be stored. Example: Printing "April 2010 Planning Meeting" in the top left corner of the paper April 2010 Planning Meeting Touch the [Text] key in the stamp selection screen.
  • Page 96 Select the pages to be printed on and Stamp touch the [OK] key. Cancel Text Select printing on the first page only, or printing on all pages. First Page AAA AAA After touching the [OK] key, continue from step 5 of "GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR USING STAMP"...
  • Page 97 Storing, editing, and deleting text strings Touch the [Text] key in the stamp selection screen. See steps 1 to 4 of "GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR USING STAMP" (page 84). Touch the [Store/Delete] key. Stamp Cancel Text First Page Pre-Set All Pages Recall Store/Delete Direct Entry...
  • Page 98 Touch the [Back] key. Stamp Stamp You will return to the screen of step 2. Text Text Back To copy using a stored text string, continue from step 2 of "PRINTING TEXT ON COPIES (Text)" (page 95). Store/Delete Store/Delete No.01 AAA AAA No.02 BBB BBB No.03 CCC CCC No.04...
  • Page 99: Checking The Stamp Layout (Layout)

    CHECKING THE STAMP LAYOUT (Layout) After stamp items have been selected, you can check the print layout, change the print position, and delete stamp items. Touch the [Layout] key. Special Modes Cancel Special Modes Date Stamp Page Text Numbering Layout The [Layout] key can only be touched when stamp items have been selected.
  • Page 100 Touch the key of the desired destination Stamp position. Move Select the location to move the selected item. The touched position key is highlighted and the print position changes. The keys that show the print positions will appear as follows depending on the state of the settings.
  • Page 101: [Image Edit] Key

    [Image Edit] KEY When the [Image Edit] key is touched in the 2nd special modes menu screen, the image edit menu screen opens. Image edit menu screen Special Modes Special Modes Image Edit Original Stamp Image Edit Count Mirror Multi-Page Reverse Photo Repeat File...
  • Page 102: Repeating Photos On A Copy

    REPEATING PHOTOS ON A COPY (Photo Repeat) Photo Repeat is used to create repeated images of a photo-size original (3" x 5" size, 5" x 7" size, 2-1/2" x 4" size, 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" size or 2-1/8" x 3-5/8" size (130 mm x 90 mm size, 100 mm x 150 mm size, 70 mm x 100 mm size, 65 mm x 70 mm size or 57 mm x 100 mm size)) on a single sheet of copy paper as shown below.
  • Page 103 Select the special modes. (1) Touch the [Special Modes] key. (2) Touch the keys to switch through the screens. (3) Touch the [Image Edit] key. (4) Touch the [Photo Repeat] key. ☞ [Image Edit] KEY (page 101) Select Photo Repeat settings. (1) Touch the key showing the original type Image Edit and paper size combination that you want...
  • Page 104: Creating A Large Poster (Multi

    CREATING A LARGE POSTER (Multi-Page Enlargement) This function is used to enlarge an image of an original and print it as a composite image using multiple sheets of paper. Original (8-1/2" x 11" (A4) size) Copy (enlarged image on 8 sheets of 11"...
  • Page 105 Set the enlargement size and the original size. Ready to scan for copy. Copies will be delivered in 2 parts. (1) Select the size system that you wish to use Image Edit for multi-page enlargement. Cancel M.Page Enlarge Touch the keys to display the screen that shows Enlargement Size Original Size...
  • Page 106 Touch the [OK] key. Image Edit You will return to the special modes screen. Touch the [OK] key Cancel M.Page Enlarge to return to the base screen of copy mode. Enlargement Size Original Size Original Orientation (Inch) 22x17 11x17 22x34 8½x14 34x44 8½x11...
  • Page 107: Reversing The Image (Mirror Image)

    REVERSING THE IMAGE (Mirror Image) This feature is used to make a copy that is a mirror image of the original. Original Mirror image copy Place the original. Place the original face up in the document feeder tray, or face down on the document glass. Select the special modes.
  • Page 108: Copying Without Cutting Off The Original (Full Bleed Copy)

    COPYING WITHOUT CUTTING OFF THE ORIGINAL (Full Bleed Copy) An entire original can be copied at full size, without cutting off the edges, using paper larger than the original. Full bleed copy Original Place the original. Place the original face up in the document feeder tray, or face down on the document glass. Select the special modes.
  • Page 109 Press the [START] key ( Copying will begin. If you have selected sort mode, change originals and press the [START] key ( ). Repeat until all pages have been scanned and then touch the [Read-End] key. To cancel scanning and copying... Press the [STOP] key ( •...
  • Page 110: Copying In The Center Of The Paper

    COPYING IN THE CENTER OF THE PAPER (Centering) This is used to center the copied image on the paper. This lets you place the image in the center of the paper when the original size is smaller than the paper size or when the image is reduced.
  • Page 111 • The image can be reduced when using the centering function, but not enlarged. • When the original size or the paper size is displayed as a special size, this function cannot be used. To cancel centering... Touch the [Centering] key in the screen of step 3 so that it is not highlighted.
  • Page 112: Reversing White And Black In A Copy (B/W Reverse)

    REVERSING WHITE AND BLACK IN A COPY (B/W Reverse) This is used to reverse black and white in a copy to create a negative image. Originals with large black areas (which use a large amount of toner) can be copied using Black/White Reverse to reduce toner consumption.
  • Page 113: Checking The Number Of Scanned Original Sheets Before Copying

    CHECKING THE NUMBER OF SCANNED ORIGINAL SHEETS BEFORE COPYING (Original Count) The number of scanned original sheets can be counted and displayed before copying is executed. By allowing you to check the number of original sheets that were scanned, this helps reduce the occurrence of copy mistakes. Insert the originals face up in the document feeder tray.
  • Page 114 After scanning is finished, check the number of sheets that were scanned and 130 pages of original have been scanned. touch the [OK] key. Copy the scanned data? Copying will begin. • When job build mode is used, the number of scanned sheets Cancel appears when the [Read-End] key is touched.
  • Page 115: Copying In Reverse Order (Reverse Order)

    COPYING IN REVERSE ORDER (Reverse Order) With normal copying, the copies are delivered face down in order beginning from the first page, which means that the copies are in the same order as the pages of the original. When reverse order copying is used, the copies are delivered face up in order beginning from the first page, which means that the copies are in the reverse order of the original pages.
  • Page 116: Copying Originals Of Different Sizes

    COPYING ORIGINALS OF DIFFERENT SIZES (Mixed Size Original) Even when 8-1/2" x 14" (B4) originals are mixed in with 11" x 17" (A3) originals, all originals can be copied at once. When scanning the originals, the machine automatically detects the size of each original and uses paper appropriate for that size. When mixed size original is combined with auto ratio selection, the ratio is adjusted individually for each original according to the selected paper size, enabling output on a uniform paper size.
  • Page 117 Insert the originals face up in the document feeder tray. ● When "Same Width" is used Place the originals with the sides that are the same length 11" x 17" (A3) aligned on the left. 8-1/2" x 11" (A4) Place with the sides that are the same length aligned on the left.
  • Page 118 Press the [START] key ( Copying will begin. To cancel scanning and copying... Press the [STOP] key ( • When "1-sided to 2-sided" mode of automatic 2-sided copying is performed with [Different Width] selected, 2-sided copying will only be performed when two originals of the same size are grouped together. •...
  • Page 119: Copying Thin Originals (Slow Scan Mode)

    COPYING THIN ORIGINALS (Slow Scan Mode) Use this function when you wish to scan thin originals using the automatic document feeder. This function helps prevent thin originals from misfeeding. Insert the originals face up in the document feeder tray. Indicator Insert the originals all the way into the document feeder tray.
  • Page 120 The "2-Sided to 2-Sided" and "2-Sided to 1-Sided" modes of automatic 2-sided copying cannot be used. To cancel the slow scan mode setting... Touch the [Slow Scan Mode] key in the screen of step 2 so that it is not highlighted. System Settings (Administrator): Original Feeding Mode This is used to have scanning always take place in slow scan mode.
  • Page 121: Convenient Copy Functions

    CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS This chapter explains convenient copy functions such as checking copies before printing, interrupting a copy run, changing the order of reserved copy jobs, and storing copy settings in a program. CHECKING COPIES BEFORE PRINTING (Proof Copy) This feature prints only one set of copies, regardless of how many sets have been specified. After the first set is checked for errors, the remaining sets can be printed.
  • Page 122 Set the number of copies (number of sets) with the numeric keys. If you will copy multiple originals using the document glass, Special Modes switch to sort mode after this step. Plain ☞ SORT MODE (page 35) 2-Sided Copy 8½x11 Up to 9999 copies (sets) can be set.
  • Page 123 PROOF COPY Press the [PROOF COPY] key ( One set of copies is printed again using the adjusted settings. Check the results. If further adjustments are needed, repeat steps 5 through 7. (Repeating Proof Copy does not decrease the remaining number of sets to be printed.) Press the [START] key ( You will return to the base screen of copy mode and the remaining sets will be printed.
  • Page 124: Copy)

    INTERRUPTING A COPY RUN (Interrupt copy) When you need to make an urgent copy and the machine is busy with a long copy run or other job, use interrupt copy. Interrupt copy temporarily stops the job in progress and lets you perform the interrupt copy job first. Touch the [Interrupt] key.
  • Page 125: Job Status Screen

    JOB STATUS SCREEN The job status screen is displayed when the [JOB STATUS] key on the operation panel is pressed. The job status screen shows the status of jobs by mode. When the [JOB STATUS] key is pressed, the job status screen of the mode that was being used before the key was pressed appears.
  • Page 126: Job Queue Screen And Completed Job Screen

    JOB QUEUE SCREEN AND COMPLETED JOB SCREEN The job status screen consists of the job queue screen that shows copy and print jobs waiting to be printed and the job currently in progress, the completed job screen that shows jobs that have been completed, and the spool screen that shows print jobs that have been spooled and encrypted PDF jobs that are waiting for a password to be entered.
  • Page 127: Canceling A Job That Is Waiting In The Queue

    Job key display Each job key shows the position of the job in the job queue and the current status of the job. Copy 0002/0000 Waiting Indicates the number (position) of the job in the job Status queue. Shows the job status. When the job currently being printed is finished, the job Message Status...
  • Page 128: Giving Priority To A Job In The Queue

    GIVING PRIORITY TO A JOB IN THE QUEUE If a copy job is begun when there are already multiple jobs in the queue, the copy job will appear at the end of the queue. However, if you have an urgent copy job, you can give priority to the job and have it executed first. Touch the key of the urgent job and then touch the [Priority] key.
  • Page 129: Storing Copy Operations (Job Programs)

    STORING COPY OPERATIONS (Job Programs) A job program is a group of copy settings stored together. When copy settings are stored in a job program, the settings can be retrieved and used for a copy job by means of a simple operation. For example, suppose 11"...
  • Page 130: Storing (Editing/Deleting) A Job

    STORING (EDITING/DELETING) A JOB PROGRAM The procedures for storing copy settings in a job program and deleting a job program are explained below. Press the [#/P] key ( LOGOUT Touch the [Store/Delete] tab. Exit Job Programs Press program number. Recall Store/Delete Touch a numeric key.
  • Page 131: Program

    Select the copy settings that you wish to To store, make selections and press Cancel [OK], to delete, press [Cancel]. store in the job program and touch the Plain Special Modes Plain [OK] key. Plain 2-Sided Copy 8½x11 To assign a name to the program, touch the [Program Name] 11x17 Output Exposure...
  • Page 132 This may damage the hard drive or cause the data being stored or received to be lost. • If you are unable to solve a problem using the information in this chapter, please contact your dealer or nearest SHARP Service Department.
  • Page 133: Operation

    PROBLEMS RELATED TO COPYING OPERATION Problem Point to check Solution Copying does not take Have functions been disabled by the When user authentication is enabled, the functions that place. administrator? you can use may be restricted in your user settings. Check with your administrator.
  • Page 134: Problems Related To Copy Results

    PROBLEMS RELATED TO COPY RESULTS Problem Point to check Solution The image is too light Is the image too light or too dark? Select an appropriate exposure mode for the original or too dark. being copied and adjust the exposure level manually. ☞...
  • Page 135: Printing Page Numbers On Copies

    APPENDIX 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 • 1-sided copying of 1-sided originals • 2-sided copying of 1-sided originals • 1-sided copying of 2-sided originals •...
  • Page 136 Covers (1-sided copying of 1-sided originals) 1-sided copies are made of the following 1-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page 4th page 5th page 6th page Cover copying condition Resulting copies Front cover Back cover No copying No copying 1-sided No copying copying...
  • Page 137 Covers (2-sided copying of 1-sided originals) 2-sided copies are made of the following 1-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page 4th page 5th page 6th page Cover copying condition Resulting copies Front cover Back cover No copying No copying 1-sided No copying copying...
  • Page 138 Covers (1-sided copying of 2-sided originals) 1-sided copies are made of the following 2-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Cover copying condition Resulting copies Front cover Back cover No copying No copying 1-sided No copying copying 2-sided No copying copying 1-sided No copying...
  • Page 139 Covers (2-sided copying of 2-sided originals) 2-sided copies are made of the following 2-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page 3rd page Cover copying condition Resulting copies Front cover Back cover No copying No copying 1-sided No copying copying 2-sided No copying copying 1-sided No copying...
  • Page 140 Inserts (copying of 1-sided originals) 1-sided and 2-sided copying of the following 1-sided originals. The example of adding an insert at the 3rd sheet is shown. (when "Insertion Page" is set to "3" in the insertion settings of the insert settings in the special modes) 1st page 2nd page 3rd page...
  • Page 141 Copier Guide MODEL: MX-M850 MX-M950 MX-M1100 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1164. www.sharpusa.com SHARP ELECTRONICS OF CANADA LTD. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 MX1100-US-CPY-Z3...

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