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  • Page 1 Online Manual (for network printer) MX-M260N/M260/M310N/M310 Start Start Click this "Start" button.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction This manual describes the printer function of the digital multifunctional system. ● For information on loading paper, replacing toner cartridges, clearing paper misfeeds, handling peripheral devices, and other Note copier-related information, please refer to your operation manual. ● The machine's default settings and default settings for the printer function can be changed using the system settings (administrator).
  • Page 3: How To Use The Online Manual

    How to use the online manual This section explains how to view the online manual. Please read this section before using the online manual. For information on using Adobe Reader, see Adobe Reader Help. How to Control the Online Manual In this manual, the following buttons are displayed at the bottom of each page.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction How to use the online manual 1 PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Basic printing ● When "Paper Selection" is set to "Auto Select" ● When the "Paper Selection" setting is "Paper Source" or "Paper Type" ● Auditing mode ● About the "No Offset" function setting Opening the printer driver from the "start"...
  • Page 5 Contents 4 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing ● Selecting paper settings ● Printing ● When "Paper Feed" is set to "Auto Select" ● When "Paper Feed" is set to paper tray or paper type Two-sided printing ● Pamphlet style Printing multiple pages on one page Fitting the printed image to the paper Rotating the print image 180 degrees Enlarging/reducing the print image...
  • Page 6 Contents 7 WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE About the Web page ● Accessing the Web page Directly printing a file in a computer E-mail print function ● Setting up the E-mail print function ● Using the E-mail print function E-mail status and e-mail alert settings ●...
  • Page 7: Printing From Windows

    Select "Print" from the application's "File" menu. The "Print" dialog box will appear. Make sure that "SHARP MX-xxxx" is selected as the printer. If you need to change any print settings, click the "Preferences" button to open the printer driver setup screen.
  • Page 8: When "Paper Selection" Is Set To "Auto Select

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Basic printing Click the "Print" button. Printing begins. ● The output tray can be selected in the system settings Note (administrator) (see "OUTPUT TRAYS" in the "SYSTEM SETTINGS (ADMINISTRATOR)" in the operation manual). ● The output tray can also be selected in the print settings at the time of printing.
  • Page 9: When The "Paper Selection" Setting Is "Paper Source" Or "Paper Type

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Basic printing When the "Paper Selection" setting is "Paper Source" or "Paper Type" When "Paper Selection" in the "Paper" tab of the printer driver setup screen is set to: Specify the tray to be used for printing in the "Paper Source" ●...
  • Page 10: Auditing Mode

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Basic printing Auditing mode When "AUDITING MODE" is enabled in the system settings (administrator), a 5-digit user number must be entered in the printer driver setup screen in order to print. User numbers are stored in the system settings (administrator). (See "ACCOUNT CONTROL"...
  • Page 11: Opening The Printer Driver From The "Start" Button

    "start" menu, select "Control Panel", select "Printers and Other Hardware", and then select "Printers and Faxes". Click the "SHARP MX-xxxx" printer driver icon. CO NT E N TS Select "Properties" from the "Organize" menu. In Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003, select "Properties"...
  • Page 12: Printer Driver Settings

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Printer driver settings Some restrictions exist on the combinations of settings that can be selected in the printer driver setup screen. When a restriction is in effect, an information icon ( ) will appear next to the setting. Click the icon to view an explanation of the restriction. The settings and the image of the machine will vary Note depending on the model.
  • Page 13: Two-Sided Printing

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Two-sided printing This feature allows you to print on both sides of the paper. To use this function, open the printer driver setup screen and select "2-Sided (Book)" or "2-Sided (Tablet)" from "Document Style" in the "Main" tab. ☞...
  • Page 14: Pamphlet Style

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Two-sided printing Pamphlet style Pamphlet style prints two pages each on the front and back of each sheet of paper (four pages total on one sheet) so that the sheets can be folded down the center and bound to create a pamphlet. This function is convenient when you wish to compile printed pages into a pamphlet.
  • Page 15: Printing Multiple Pages On One Page

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Printing multiple pages on one page This feature allows you to reduce and print two, four, six, eight, nine or sixteen document pages on a single sheet of paper. To use this function, open the printer driver setup screen and select the number of pages per sheet (2-Up, 4-Up, 6-Up, 8-Up, 9-Up, or 16-Up) in "N-Up Printing"...
  • Page 16: Fitting The Printed Image To The Paper

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Fitting the printed image to the paper The printer driver can adjust the size of the printed image to match the size of the paper loaded in the machine. Follow the steps shown below to use this function. The explanation below assumes that you intend to print a ledger or A3 size document on letter or A4 size paper.
  • Page 17: Rotating The Print Image 180 Degrees

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Rotating the print image 180 degrees The print image can be rotated 180 degrees. This feature is used to enable correct printing on envelopes and other paper with flaps that can only be loaded in one orientation. Use this feature when automatic rotation (which takes place when the loaded paper is the same size as the print image and the orientations are different) results in reversal of the top and bottom of the image.
  • Page 18: Enlarging/Reducing The Print Image

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Enlarging/reducing the print image This function is used to enlarge or reduce the image to a selected percentage. This allows you to enlarge a small image or add margins to the paper by slightly reducing an image. The "Zoom"...
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Brightness And Contrast Of The Image

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Adjusting the brightness and contrast of the image The brightness and contrast can be adjusted in the print settings when printing a photo or other image. These settings can be used for simple corrections when you do not have image editing software installed on your computer. Click the "Advanced"...
  • Page 20: Saving Frequently Used Print Settings

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Saving frequently used print settings Settings configured on each of the tabs at the time of printing can be saved as user settings. Saving frequently used settings or complex colour settings under an assigned name makes it easy to select those settings the next time you need to use them. SAVING SETTINGS AT THE TIME OF PRINTING (User Settings) Settings can be saved from any tab of the printer driver properties window.
  • Page 21: Printing A Watermark

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Printing a watermark You can print a watermark such as "CONFIDENTIAL" on your document. To print a watermark, open the printer driver, click the "Watermarks" tab, and follow the steps below. ☞ Basic printing for details on how to open the printer driver. How to Print a Watermark From the "Watermark"...
  • Page 22: Stapling Printed Pages (When A Finisher Is Installed)

    PRINTING FROM WINDOWS Stapling printed pages (when a finisher is installed) When a finisher is installed, printed pages can be stapled. To use this feature, open the printer driver setup screen and select it in the "Finishing" field of the "Main" tab. ☞...
  • Page 23: Advanced Printing (Windows)

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Print hold function A print job sent to the machine can be held in the machine's memory until the operator initiates printing from the operation panel of the machine. This is called the Print Hold function. There are four methods for holding print jobs with the Print Hold function. Hold After Print When this method is selected, the print job is printed and then retained in the machine's print hold job list.
  • Page 24: Part

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Printing using the print hold function Selecting print hold settings in the printer driver at the time of printing Select the Print Hold function in the "Job Handling" tab of the printer driver setup screen. ☞ Basic printing "Retention"...
  • Page 25: How To Print A Print Hold Job

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Printing using the print hold function How to print a print hold job When you print a job using the Print Hold function, the job is stored in the print hold job list in the initial screen of printer mode. Follow the steps below to print the print hold job.
  • Page 26: Points To Note About The Print Hold Function

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Printing using the print hold function Touch the [PRINT AND DELETE THE DATA] key or the [PRINT AND SAVE THE DATA] key. To delete the job after printing, touch the [PRINT AND product_information.pdf CANCEL DELETE THE DATA] key. To retain the job, touch the [PRINT PRINT AND DELETE THE DATA DELETE...
  • Page 27: Carbon Copy Print

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Carbon copy print Carbon copy print is used to print copies of the same page on different types of paper. Each paper type is loaded in a different tray, and the different paper types must all be the same size. For example, carbon copy print can be performed with standard paper in tray 1 and colored paper in tray 2 for output as an invoice original and copy.
  • Page 28: Printing Using Carbon Copy Print

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Printing using carbon copy print CO NT E N TS Click the [Special Modes] tab. Select [Carbon Copy] and click the [Settings] button. Select the carbon copy settings. Select the tray for the "Top Copy" and then select the tray for the carbon copy (or copies) in "Carbon Copy".
  • Page 29: Printing Text And Lines In Black

    ADVANCED PRINTING (WINDOWS) Printing text and lines in black Color text and lines that are faint when printed normally can be printed in black to improve legibility. Printing text in black Text that is any color other than white is printed in black. To use this function, open the printer driver setup screen and select the "Text To Black"...
  • Page 30: Printer Utilities (Windows)

    Printer Administration Utility (for administrators) This allows the administrator to check information on supplies and error states of the machine and other SHARP printers (compatible with the Printer Administration Utility) that are connected to the network. Settings can also be changed via the utility.
  • Page 31: Using The Printer Utilities

    For more information, see the Readme file or manual. Printer Status Monitor Click the "Start" button, point to "All Programs" ("Programs" in Windows 2000) and then "SHARP Printer Status Monitor". Select "Printer Status Monitor". Printer Administration Utility Click the "Start" button, point to "All Programs" ("Programs" in Windows 2000) and then "SHARP Printer Administration...
  • Page 32: Changing The Printer Status Monitor Settings

    PRINTER UTILITIES (WINDOWS) Using the printer utilities Changing the Printer Status Monitor settings Once installed, the Printer Status Monitor normally runs in the background in Windows. If you need to change the Printer Status Monitor settings, follow the steps below. Right-click the Printer Status Monitor icon ( on the task bar, and select "Preferences"...
  • Page 33: Checking The Printer Status

    To collapse the window, click the "Hide detail" button. By default, the collapsed window initially appears when Note "SHARP MX-xxxx Status" is selected in Step 1. If desired, you can change the setting to have the expanded window initially appear.
  • Page 34 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing To use the machine as a printer for the Macintosh, the PS3 expansion kit must be installed and the machine must be connected to a network. To install the PPD file and configure the printer driver settings, see the software setup guide for network printer. Before printing, make sure that the correct size of paper for your document has been loaded in the machine.
  • Page 35 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing Mac OS 9 CO NT E N TS Note Select [Page Setup] from the [File] menu of SimpleText. Make sure that the correct printer is selected. Select paper settings. The paper size, paper orientation, and enlarge/reduce can be selected.
  • Page 36: Printing

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing Printing Make sure that the ON LINE indicator on the operation panel is lit. If the ON LINE indicator is not COPY on, press the [PRINT] key to ON LINE switch to printer mode and then PRINT DATA touch the [ONLINE] key.
  • Page 37 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing Configure print settings. Click that you wish to configure from the pull-down menu. The corresponding setting screen will appear. The settings vary depending on the operating system Note version, the printer driver version, and the application. Click the "Print"...
  • Page 38 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing When "Paper Feed" is set to "Auto Select" If "Paper Feed" is set to "Auto Select" in the Print window and the correct size of paper is not loaded in the machine, the printing method will vary depending on the "FORCED OUTPUT OF PRINT"...
  • Page 39 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Basic printing When "Paper Feed" is set to paper tray or paper type If "Paper Feed" (or "Paper Source" in "General" in Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2) is set to paper tray or paper type in the Print window but there is no paper in the trays that matches your selection, printing will take place as follows: The size and type of paper loaded in each tray and whether or not the paper loaded in each tray can be used for printing are specified in the "TRAY SETTINGS"...
  • Page 40: Two-Sided Printing

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Two-sided printing This feature allows you to print on both sides of the paper. ● Paper sizes that can be used for two-sided printing are Ledger, Letter, Letter-R, Legal, A3, A4, A4R, A5, B4, B5, B5R, and Note Foolscap.
  • Page 41 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Two-sided printing Mac OS X Select [Layout]. Select [Long-edged binding] or [Short-edged binding]. In Mac OS X v10.2.8, select the settings in [Advanced]. Note ☞ Basic printing for details on how to open the printer driver. CO NT E N TS Mac OS 9 Select [Output/Document Style].
  • Page 42: Pamphlet Style

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Two-sided printing Pamphlet style Pamphlet style prints two pages each on the front and back of each sheet of paper (four pages total on one sheet) so that the sheets can be folded down the center and bound to create a pamphlet. This function is convenient when you wish to compile printed pages into a pamphlet. The following examples show how 8 pages are printed when pamphlet style is selected.
  • Page 43 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Two-sided printing (This function cannot be used in Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2) CO NT E N TS Select [Printer Features]. Select the "Binding Edge". Select [Tiled Pamphlet] or [2-Up Pamphlet]. In Mac OS X v10.2.8, select from the "2-Side Printing" Note and "Binding Edge"...
  • Page 44: Printing Multiple Pages On One

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Printing multiple pages on one page This function can be used to reduce the print image and print multiple pages on a single sheet of paper. This is convenient when you want to print multiple images such as photos on a single sheet of paper, and when you want to conserve paper.
  • Page 45: Printing Multiple Pages On One Page

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Printing multiple pages on one page Mac OS X CO NT E N TS Select [Layout]. Select the number of pages per sheet. Select the order of the pages. If you wish to print borderlines, select the desired type of borderline.
  • Page 46 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Printing multiple pages on one page Mac OS 9 CO NT E N TS Select [Layout]. Select the number of pages per sheet. Select the order of the pages. If you wish to print borderlines, select the desired type of borderline.
  • Page 47: Fitting The Printed Image To The Paper

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Fitting the printed image to the paper The printer driver can adjust the size of the printed image to match the size of the paper loaded in the machine. (This function can only be used in Mac OS X v10.4.11 to 10.5.6.) Follow the steps shown below to use this function.
  • Page 48: Rotating The Print Image 180 Degrees

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Rotating the print image 180 degrees The print image can be rotated 180 degrees. This feature is used to enable correct printing on envelopes and other paper with flaps that can only be loaded in one orientation. Use this feature when automatic rotation (which takes place when the loaded paper is the same size as the print image and the orientations are different) results in reversal of the top and bottom of the image.
  • Page 49 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Rotating the print image 180 degrees Mac OS 9 CO NT E N TS Select [Page Setup] from the [File] menu and select [PostScript Options]. Select the [Flip Horizontal] and [Flip Vertical] checkboxes The print image will show an image of the print result. Click the [OK] button.
  • Page 50: Enlarging/Reducing The Print Image

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Enlarging/reducing the print image This function is used to enlarge or reduce the image to a selected percentage. This allows you to enlarge a small image or add margins to the paper by slightly reducing an image. CO NT E N TS Select [Page Setup] from the [File] menu and enter the ratio (%).
  • Page 51: Printing A Watermark

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Printing a watermark You can print a watermark such as "CONFIDENTIAL" on your document. Mac OS X CO NT E N TS Select [Watermarks]. Click the [Watermark] checkbox and configure watermark settings. Detailed watermark settings can be configured such as selection of the text and editing of the font.
  • Page 52 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Printing a watermark Mac OS 9 CO NT E N TS Select [Watermark]. Configure watermark settings. Detailed watermark settings can be configured. Select the text from the "Watermark" menu. Select the size and angle of the text from the corresponding menus. (part 2)
  • Page 53: When A Finisher Is Installed

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Stapling printed pages (when a finisher is installed) When a finisher is installed, printed pages can be stapled. ● The maximum number of sheets that can be stapled is 50. (up to 30 sheets when the paper size is B4, Foolscap, or larger). Note ●...
  • Page 54 PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Stapling printed pages (when a finisher is installed) Mac OS X Select [Printer Features]. Select the "Binding Edge". Select the staple function or the punch function. For the staple function, select the number of staples in the "Staple" menu. In Mac OS X v10.2.8, select the settings in [Advanced].
  • Page 55: Job Handling Function (Mac Os 9.0 To 9.2.2 And Mac Os X V10.2 To 10.4)

    PRINTING FROM MACINTOSH Job Handling function (Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2 and Mac OS X v10.2 to 10.4) Printing when auditing mode is enabled When "AUDITING MODE" is enabled in the system settings (administrator), enter your 5-digit User Number in "User Number"...
  • Page 56: Operation At The Machine

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Giving priority to a print job / Canceling a print job Giving priority to a print job When a print job is waiting because the machine is copying or printing a received fax, the following procedure can be used to interrupt the current job and immediately print the print job.
  • Page 57: Canceling A Print Job

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Giving priority to a print job / Canceling a print job Canceling a print job A print job in progress or waiting to be printed can be canceled. Use the print job status screen to cancel the job. Press the [JOB STATUS] key.
  • Page 58: Configuring The Printer Condition Settings

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings The printer condition settings allow basic printer settings to be configured. The following items can be set: ● DEFAULT SETTINGS: Basic settings used in printing. ● SETTINGS: PCL symbol set, font, line feed code, and other settings.
  • Page 59 OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings Touch the desired setting on the setting screen of the desired item and touch the [OK] key. DEFAULT SETTINGS TONER SAVE COPIES ORIENTATION To set another item, repeat steps 3 and 4. More information on the condition setting screen DEFAULT SETTINGS When a checkbox (...
  • Page 60: Printer Condition Setting Menu

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings Printer condition setting menu Click on a setting to view an explanation of the setting. CONDITION SETTINGS DEFAULT SETTINGS TONER SAVE COPIES ORIENTATION DEFAULT PAPER SIZE DEFAULT PAPER SOURCE DEFAULT PAPER TYPE SMOOTHING RESOLUTION EXTRA PRINT MODE...
  • Page 61: Printer Condition Settings

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings Printer condition settings Factory default settings are indicated in bold. DEFAULT SETTINGS Item Selections TONER SAVE Enabled, Disabled (no checkmark) COPIES 1 - 999 ORIENTATION PORTRAIT, LANDSCAPE DEFAULT PAPER 5 ½ x 8 ½, 8 ½ x 11, 8 SIZE ½...
  • Page 62 OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings Item Selections SMOOTHING Enabled, Disabled (no checkmark) RESOLUTION 300dpi, 600dpi EXTRA PRINT MODE Enabled, Disabled (no checkmark) CO NT E N TS Description This enables or disables smoothing. This function improves image quality by smoothing angles and curves in the image.
  • Page 63 OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings Item Selections 2-SIDE PRINT 1-SIDED, 2-SIDED (Book), 2-SIDED (Tablet) PAGE PROTECTION Enabled (checkmark appears), Disabled ROPM Enabled (checkmark appears), Disabled CO NT E N TS Description When "2-SIDED (Book)" is selected, two-sided printing takes place so as to allow binding at the left side.
  • Page 64 OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings PCL SETTINGS Item Selections PCL SYMBOL SET 1 - 35 SETTING PCL FONT SETTINGS INTERNAL FONT (0 - 80), EXTENDED FONT (1 - ) LINE FEED CODE 0 - 3 WIDE A4 Enabled, Disabled (no checkmark) CO NT E N TS...
  • Page 65 OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Configuring the printer condition settings PostScript SETTINGS "PostScript SETTINGS" only appears when the PS3 expansion kit is installed. Item Selections PRINT PS ERRORS Enabled, Disabled (no checkmark) CO NT E N TS Description When this setting is enabled, an error description is printed each time a PostScript error occurs.
  • Page 66: Printing The Printer Setting And Font Lists

    OPERATION AT THE MACHINE Printing the printer setting and font lists To check the current printer condition settings or fonts that can be used, print the printer setting list or one of the font lists. Press the [SYSTEM SETTINGS] key. SCAN DATA LINE...
  • Page 67: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting This chapter describes how to solve printer problems. Refer to the relevant section based on the problem. To load paper, remove paper misfeeds, load staples in the finisher, remove jammed staples, or replace the toner cartridge, see "TROUBLESHOOTING" in operation manual. Printing does not take place ●...
  • Page 68: Printing Does Not Take Place

    TROUBLESHOOTING Printing does not take place Check the connections USB or parallel connection in Windows ■ Is the interface cable compatible with the machine and computer? Interface cables compatible with this machine are USB. Check which type of cable is supported by your computer. For the specifications of the interface cable, see "CONNECTING TO A COMPUTER"...
  • Page 69: Check Your Computer

    TROUBLESHOOTING Printing does not take place Check Your Computer ■ Is there enough computer memory or hard disk space? To use the machine, your computer must have sufficient memory and hard disk space. If there is insufficient hard disk space, delete unnecessary files to increase the free space of the hard disk.
  • Page 70: Check The Machine

    TROUBLESHOOTING Printing does not take place Check the machine ■ Power switch on? Turn the power switch on. (See "POWER ON AND OFF" in the operation manual) ■ Is the machine online? When the ON LINE indicator next to the [PRINT] key on the operation panel is lit, the machine is online and ready to print.
  • Page 71: Checking The Printer Driver

    On Windows XP/Server 2003, click the "Start" button and then click "Printers and Faxes". CO NT E N TS 2 Check if the "SHARP MX-xxxx" printer driver icon is shown. If the printer icon of the machine does not appear, the printer driver is not installed correctly.
  • Page 72: Improper Printing Operation

    TROUBLESHOOTING Improper printing operation Printing is slow ■ Simultaneous use of two or more application software programs? Start printing after quitting all unused application software programs. ■ Is an appropriate print quality selected in the printer driver? It takes longer to process the print data when "SMOOTHING" is enabled, and this may slow the printing speed.
  • Page 73 TROUBLESHOOTING Improper printing operation ■ Does the print job include page sizes that cannot be stapled? Stapling is not possible if the print job includes page sizes that cannot be stapled. ■ Is the paper tray that is selected in the printer driver set to a paper size or paper type that cannot be used for stapling? On the machine, set the paper tray to be used for staple...
  • Page 74: Print Quality Is Not Satisfactory

    TROUBLESHOOTING Print quality is not satisfactory Check the paper being used ■ Non-standard paper used? Check that the paper conforms to the specifications. Refer to "LOADING PAPER" in the operation manual. ■ Are you using paper with a high moisture content? Use paper that is in good condition, with a low moisture content and no curling.
  • Page 75: Part Of The Printed Image Is Missing

    TROUBLESHOOTING Print quality is not satisfactory Part of the printed image is missing ■ Did you set sufficient margins in the paper settings of your application? Printing is not possible at the edges of the paper. The print margins are 5/32" (4 mm) at the top and bottom of the paper and 1/8"...
  • Page 76: If A Notice Page Is Printed

    (administrator). See "MEMORY FOR PRINTER" in the "SYSTEM SETTINGS (ADMINISTRATOR)" in the operation manual. The memory can be extended by adding commercially available memory modules. For details, contact your SHARP dealer. When data loss error has occurred: **************************************************** Notice Page...
  • Page 77: Disabling Notice Page Printing

    Clear download fonts or form overlay data in the printer driver settings. ● Add memory to the printer board. For information on additional memory, contact your SHARP dealer. Check the memory setting in the "Configuration" tab in the ● printer driver settings.
  • Page 78: Web Page In The Machine

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE About the Web page When the machine is connected to a network, you can access the machine's settings from your computer using a Web browser. The settings will appear in a Web page in your browser, and you can configure the machine's E-mail server settings in the Web page to have the machine receive e-mail and automatically print out attached files, as well as automatically send e-mail to the administrator of the machine and/or the dealer which provides information on machine use (print count, copy count, etc.) and error conditions (paper misfeed, out of paper, out of toner, etc.).
  • Page 79 WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE About the Web page When you access the Web page in the machine, the user screen appears in your browser. To open the screen below (administrator screen), click [Admin Mode] in the menu at the left of the screen and enter the administrator user name and password. In addition to the menu that appears in the user screen, the administrator screen also contains a menu that is only for the administrator.
  • Page 80 WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE About the Web page CO NT E N TS Status Message setup Configure parameters required for sending status messages, such as destination addresses and time schedules. ☞ Status message setup Alerts Message setup Configure parameters required for sending alert messages, such as destination addresses and types of event for which messages are sent.
  • Page 81: Directly Printing A File In A Computer

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE Directly printing a file in a computer A file that can be accessed by your computer can be directly printed without using the printer driver by specifying the file's address. Any file that can be accessed by your computer can be printed by this method, including not only files in your computer but files in other computers connected to the same network.
  • Page 82: E-Mail Print Function

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE E-mail print function An e-mail account can be set up for the machine. When this is done, the machine will periodically check the e-mail server for e-mail and automatically print out any file attachments it receives. This provides a means for printing a file from a computer that does not have the printer driver installed, as the user can simply send the file to the machine as an e-mail attachment.
  • Page 83: Using The E-Mail Print Function

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE E-mail print function Using the E-mail print function To use the e-mail print function, attach the file that you wish to print to an e-mail message and send the e-mail to the machine's e-mail address. The machine can print the following file types: PCLXL, PCL5e, PS*, PDF*, and TIFF, with file extensions pcl, ps, pdf, tiff, and tif * To print PS files and PDF files, the PS3 expansion kit must be installed.
  • Page 84: E-Mail Status And E-Mail Alert Settings

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE 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. Information setup Machine identification information for the status &...
  • Page 85: Status Message Setup

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE E-mail status and e-mail alert settings Status message setup Use the status message function to send the current counter information, such as copy count, print count, and total output count, on a basis of the specified schedule. The destinations can be set for administrators and dealers respectively. To set up the status message, follow these steps: In the link menu, click [Status Message].
  • Page 86: Alerts Message Setup

    WEB PAGE IN THE MACHINE E-mail status and e-mail alert settings Alerts message setup Use the alert message function to send alert information, such as empty toner and trouble including paper misfeeds, to specified destinations when such problems occur. The destinations can be set for administrators and dealers respectively. To set up the alert message, follow the procedure shown below.
  • Page 87: 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". Be sure to enter "S" in upper case and "harp" in lower Note case (passwords are case sensitive).
  • Page 88: Specifications

    SETTINGS (ADMINISTRATOR)" in the operation manual". Available only if the PS3 expansion kit is installed. As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product Note improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may be some deviations from these values in individual units.
  • Page 89: Printer Driver Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Printer driver specifications Function Frequently used Copies functions Orientation N-up Number of pages Order Border 2-Sided Print Fit To Page Binding Edge Staple* Paper Paper Size Custom Paper Paper Selection Output tray Convenient Pamphlet printer functions Margin Shift Rotate 180 degrees Scale/XY-Zoom Mirror Image CO NT E N TS...
  • Page 90 SPECIFICATIONS Printer driver specifications Function Special functions Different Paper Transparency Inserts Carbon Copy Retention Image adjusting Image Adjustment function Text To Black/ Vector To Black Functions to Watermark combine text and Overlay images Image Quality Resolution Graphics Mode Selection Toner Save Font Resident font Selectable download font...
  • Page 91 SPECIFICATIONS Printer driver specifications *1 The specifications of each function in Windows PPD and Macintosh PPD vary depending on the operating system version and the software application. *2 Only Mac OS X v10.4.11 can be used. *3 Can be used when a finisher. *4 Cannot be used in Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2.
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