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DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM

OPERATION GUIDE

MODEL: MX-M182
MX-M182D
MX-M202D
MX-M232D

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  • Page 1: Operation Guide

    DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM OPERATION GUIDE MODEL: MX-M182 MX-M182D MX-M202D MX-M232D...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    RATIOS/ZOOM)... 38 ● SELECTING THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL COPY RATIOS SEPARATELY (XY ZOOM Copying) ... 39 AUTOMATIC TWO-SIDED COPYING (MX- M182D/MX-M202D/MX-M232D) ... 41 ● TWO-SIDED COPYING OF ONE-SIDED ORIGINALS ... 42 ● TWO-SIDED COPIES OF TWO-SIDED ORIGINALS (ONLY WHEN USING THE RSPF) ...44...
  • Page 3 PRINTER FUNCTIONS BASIC PRINTING ... 60 ● IF THE TRAY RUNS OUT OF PAPER DURING PRINTING...61 ● PAUSING A PRINT JOB...61 ● HOW "BYPASS TRAY" AND "BYPASS MANUAL" DIFFER IN THE "PAPER SOURCE" SETTINGS ...61 ● OPENING THE PRINTER DRIVER FROM THE "Start"...
  • Page 4 SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE PURPOSE OF THE SYSTEM SETTINGS ... 110 ● PROGRAMS RELATED TO ALL FUNCTIONS OF THE MACHINE (COPY AND PRINTER FUNCTIONS) ...110 ● PROGRAMS FOR COPY MODE ...110 ● PROGRAMMING AN ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD ...110 PROGRAMMING AN ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD ... 111 SYSTEM SETTINGS LIST ...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    To get full use of all machine features, be sure to familiarise yourself with this manual and the machine. For quick reference during machine use, SHARP recommends printing out this manual and keep it in a handy location.
  • Page 6: Differences Between Models

    100%, 121%, 129%, 141%, 200%) Although AB series size indications are shown on the operation panel of this manual, inch series indications are displayed on the inch series machines. MX-M202D/MX-M232D (With optional SPF/RSPF installed) The above illustration is used in...
  • Page 7: Setup

    Chapter 1 SETUP BEFORE SOFTWARE SETUP This chapter explains how to install and configure the software that is required for the printer and scanner functions of the machine. Note This manual refers to the CD-ROM that accompanied the machine simply as "CD-ROM". SOFTWARE The CD-ROM that accompanies the machine contains the following software: MFP driver...
  • Page 8: Power On The Machine

    SETUP POWER ON THE MACHINE The power switch is located on the left side of the machine. Turn the power switch to the "ON" position. INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE • The screen images in this manual are mainly for Windows Vista. With other versions of Windows, some screen Note images may be different from those in this manual.
  • Page 9 Select "Connected to this computer" and click the "Next" button. Follow the on-screen instructions. When "The installation of the SHARP software is complete." appears, click the "OK" button. • If you are using Windows Vista/7 and a Caution security warning window appears, be sure to click "Install this driver software anyway".
  • Page 10 SETUP Follow the instructions in the Plug and Play window to install the driver. Follow the on-screen instructions. • If you are using Windows Vista/7 and a Caution security warning window appears, be sure to click "Install this driver software anyway". •...
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Computer

    CONNECTING TO A COMPUTER Follow the procedure below to connect the machine to your computer. A USB cable for connecting the machine to your computer is not included with the machine. Please purchase the appropriate cable for your computer. Interface cable USB cable Shielded twisted pair cable, high-speed transmission equivalent (3 m (10 feet) max.) If the machine will be connected using a USB 2.0 interface, please purchase a USB cable that supports USB 2.0.
  • Page 12: Using The Machine As A Shared Printer

    SETUP USING THE MACHINE AS A SHARED PRINTER If the machine will be used as a shared printer on a Windows network, follow these steps to install the printer driver in the client computer. To configure the appropriate settings in the print server, see the operation manual or help file of your operating Note system.
  • Page 13: Configuring The Printer Driver

    "Printers and Faxes". Click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" printer driver icon and select "Properties" from the "Organize" menu. • In Windows 7, right-click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" printer driver icon, and then click "Printer properties". • In Windows XP/2000, select "Properties" from the "File"...
  • Page 14: Setting Up Button Manager

    Hardware", and then click "Scanners and Cameras". Click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" icon and select "Properties". • In Windows 7, right-click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" icon and select "Scan properties". • In Windows XP, select "Properties" from the "File" menu. In the "Properties" screen, click the "Events"...
  • Page 15: Windows 2000

    In the "Properties" screen, click the "Events" tab. Select "SC1:" from the "Scanner events" pull-down menu. SC1: Select "Sharp Button Manager AA" in "Send to this application". SC1: If other applications are shown, deselect the Note checkboxes for the other applications and leave only the Button Manager checkbox selected.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING If the software is not installed correctly, check the following items on your computer. The driver cannot be installed (Windows 2000/XP) If the driver cannot be installed in Windows 2000/XP, follow these steps to check your computer's settings. Click the "start" button and then click "Control Panel".
  • Page 17: Removing The Software

    "Hardware" tab, and click the "Device Manager" button. Click the icon beside "Other devices". If "SHARP MX-XXXX" appears, select and delete the item. Note If "Other devices" does not appear, close the "Device Manager" window. Install the software as explained in "INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE"...
  • Page 18: Before Using The Machine

    Chapter 2 BEFORE USING THE MACHINE This chapter contains basic information that should be read before using the machine. PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS USB 2.0 port Connect to your computer to this port to use the printer and scanner functions. Charger cleaner Use to clean the transfer charger.
  • Page 19 Document cover (when installed) Open to make a copy from the document glass. Side cover Open to remove misfed paper. Side cover handle Pull to open the side cover. Bypass tray guides Adjust to the width of the paper when using the bypass tray.
  • Page 20: Operation Panel

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE OPERATION PANEL Keys for fax function (when the fax option is installed) These are used in fax mode. For more information, see the "Operation Guide (FACSIMILE EXPANSION KIT)" that accompanies the machine. [COPY] key / indicator Press to select copy mode.
  • Page 21 [AUTO IMAGE] key Press to have the copy ratio selected automatically. (p.37) [OUTPUT] key Use to select the sort function. (p.49) [2-SIDED COPY] key (MX-M182D/MX-M202D/MX-M232D) Select the two-sided copying mode. BACK PQRS WXYZ @.- _ ACC. #-C READ-END 24 25...
  • Page 22: Operation In Copy, Print, Scan, And Fax Modes

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Display (base screen) Example: Copy mode Ready to copy. AUTO 100% AUTO Exposure display Indicates the selected exposure mode. Special function icon display Icons of enabled special functions will appear. Message display Messages are displayed regarding machine status and operation.
  • Page 23: Power On And Off

    In the default state the display shown below appears. The default state of the display may vary depending on settings in the system settings. Ready to copy. AUTO 100% *The screen is that of the MX-M232D. AUTO POWER OFF Make sure that the machine is not in operation and then turn the power switch to the "OFF"...
  • Page 24: Loading Paper

    ● There are many varieties of special paper available on the market, and some cannot be used with this machine. Before using special paper, contact your authorised service representative. ● Before using other than SHARP recommended paper, make a test copy to see if the paper is suitable. Size (5-1/2"...
  • Page 25: Loading Paper

    LOADING PAPER Make sure that the machine is not copying or printing, and then follow these steps to load paper. Loading the paper tray Gently lift and pull out the paper tray until it stops. Adjust the plates in the tray to the length and width of the paper.
  • Page 26: Loading The Bypass Tray

    • When loading envelopes, make sure that they are straight and flat and do not have loosely glued construction flaps (not the closure flap). • Special papers except SHARP recommended transparency film, labels, and envelopes must be fed one sheet at a time through the bypass tray.
  • Page 27: Changing The Paper Size Setting Of Atray

    Envelopes Do not use the following envelopes, as misfeeds will occur. • Envelopes with metal tabs, clasps, strings, holes, or windows. • Envelopes with rough fibres, carbon paper, or glossy surfaces. • Envelopes with two or more flaps. • Envelopes with tape, film, or paper attached to the flap. •...
  • Page 28: Disabling (enabling) Auto Tray Switching

    BEFORE USING THE MACHINE Press the [OK] key. A message asking you to confirm the new paper size setting will appear. DISABLING (ENABLING) AUTO TRAY SWITCHING When auto tray switching is enabled and paper runs out during copying or printing, the job will continue using paper from a different tray if that tray has the same size of paper in the same orientation.
  • Page 29: Auditing Mode

    AUDITING MODE When auditing mode is enabled, a count is kept of the pages printed by each account. The page counts can be viewed in the display. This function is enabled in the system settings. (For the counts in copy, print, and scan modes, see p.114. For the counts in fax mode, see the "Operation Guide (FACSIMILE EXPANSION KIT)"...
  • Page 30: Copy Functions

    Chapter 3 COPY FUNCTIONS This chapter explains how to use the copy functions. NORMAL COPYING This section explains how to make a regular copy. If "Auditing mode" has been enabled (p.114), enter your 5-digit account number. Copying from the document glass Open the SPF/RSPF and place the original face down on the document glass.
  • Page 31: Set The Number Of Copies

    Press the [START] key ( copying. The copy is delivered to the paper output tray. Copying from the SPF/RSPF Make sure that an original has not been left on the document glass. Close the SPF/RSPF. Adjust the original guides to the size of the original(s).
  • Page 32 COPY FUNCTIONS Auto paper select mode (when there are two or more paper trays) When auto paper select mode is enabled, "AUTO" appears in the paper size display. This function automatically selects paper that is the same size as the original (A5, B5, B5R, A4, A4R, B4, A3, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 8-1/2" x 11", 8-1/2"...
  • Page 33 Points concerning the position of the printed copy image Even if the same original is copied onto the same type of paper, differences in the original size, scanning location (document glass or document feeder tray), selected paper tray, enlargement/reduction ratio, and other conditions may cause the position of the printed copy image on the paper to vary.
  • Page 34: Making A Copy Darker Or Lighter

    COPY FUNCTIONS MAKING A COPY DARKER OR LIGHTER The copy exposure can be adjusted as needed to the original. Three exposure modes are available: "AUTO", "TEXT" and "PHOTO". When "TEXT" or "PHOTO" is selected, the exposure can be manually adjusted to 5 levels. Auto This is the default exposure mode.
  • Page 35: Selecting The Tray

    SELECTING THE TRAY Auto paper select mode (p.31) normally operates (unless it has been disabled), and thus when the original is placed on the document glass and the original size is selected, or when the original is placed in the SPF/RSPF, the tray with the same size of paper as the original is automatically selected.
  • Page 36: Selecting The Original Size

    COPY FUNCTIONS SELECTING THE ORIGINAL SIZE If you loaded a non-standard size* original or the original size was not correctly detected, set the original size manually. Perform the following steps after placing the document in the document feeder tray or on the document glass. * Standard sizes: Note The following sizes can be detected correctly: A3, B4, A4, A4R, A5 (11"...
  • Page 37: Using The Bypass Tray To Copy Aspecial Size Original

    USING THE BYPASS TRAY TO COPY A SPECIAL SIZE ORIGINAL When the bypass tray is being used for copying and an original that is placed on the document glass is detected as being a special size, the display will prompt the user to set the original size. To make a copy in this type of situation, follow the steps below.
  • Page 38: Reducing Or Enlarging A Copy

    REDUCING OR ENLARGING A COPY There are three ways to enlarge and reduce copies: • Automatic selection of a ratio according to the paper size: Auto ratio selection • Specifying a ratio from 25% to 400%: Preset ratios/zoom • Selecting the vertical and horizontal ratios separately: XY zoom When the SPF/RSPF is being used, the zoom copy ratio range is 50% to 200%.
  • Page 39: Manual Ratio Selection (preset Copy Ratios/zoom)

    MANUAL RATIO SELECTION (PRESET COPY RATIOS/ZOOM) Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass. Press the [COPY RATIO] key. COPY RATIO PAPER SELECT COPY RATIO AUTO IMAGE RESOLUTION ADDRESS FORMAT ORIG 115% RESOLUTION ADDRESS BROADCAST ORIG 100% ZOOM...
  • Page 40: Selecting The Vertical And Horizontal Copy Ratios Separately (xy Zoom Copying)

    COPY FUNCTIONS SELECTING THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL COPY RATIOS SEPARATELY The XY ZOOM feature allows the horizontal and vertical copy ratios to be changed independently. Example: Reduction only in the horizontal direction. • This feature cannot be used with the 2 IN 1 or 4 IN 1 feature. Note •...
  • Page 41 Press the key. XY ZOOM 115% 100% READ ACC. #-C [ ]: The vertical ratio can now be selected. Set the vertical ratio with the [ ], [ ], [ ], or [ ] keys. A preset ratio can be selected with the [ ] or [ ratio can be adjusted in...
  • Page 42: Automatic Two-sided Copying (mx-m182d/mx-m202d/mx-m232d)

    • There are restrictions on the paper that can be used for automatic two-sided copying. See "Paper that can be used for automatic 2-sided printing (MX-M182D/MX-M202D/MX-M232D)" on (p.23). • Automatic two-sided copying is not possible when the bypass tray is used.
  • Page 43: Two-sided Copying Of One-sided Originals

    TWO-SIDED COPYING OF ONE-SIDED ORIGINALS • Paper sizes that can be used are A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, B5R, A5, 11" x 17", 8-1/2" x 14", 8-1/2" x 13", 8-1/2" x 11" and 8-1/2" x 11"R. • Automatic two-sided copying is not possible when the bypass tray is used. Copying from the SPF/RSPF Make sure that an original does not remain on the document glass, and...
  • Page 44: Copying From The Document Glass

    COPY FUNCTIONS Copying from the document glass Place the original for the front side of the copy on the document glass, and close the SPF/RSPF. Press the [2-SIDED COPY] key. COPY MODE OUTPUT 2-SIDED COPY ORIGINAL SIZE DUPLEX SCAN 1 to 1 DUPLEX SCAN ORIGINAL SIZE 1 to 2...
  • Page 45: Two-sided Copies Of Two-sided Originals (only When Using The Rspf)

    TWO-SIDED COPIES OF TWO-SIDED ORIGINALS (ONLY WHEN USING THE RSPF) • Paper sizes that can be used are A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, B5R, A5, 11" x 17", 8-1/2" x 14", 8-1/2" x 13", 8-1/2" x 11" and 8-1/2" x 11"R. •...
  • Page 46: One-sided Copies Of Two-sided Originals (only When Using The Rspf)

    COPY FUNCTIONS ONE-SIDED COPIES OF TWO-SIDED ORIGINALS (ONLY WHEN USING THE RSPF) • Paper sizes that can be used are A3, B4, A4, A4R, B5, B5R, A5, 11" x 17", 8-1/2" x 14", 8-1/2" x 13", 8-1/2" x 11" and 8-1/2" x 11"R. •...
  • Page 47: Two-sided Copying Using The Bypass Tray

    If you are using the MX-M182D/MX-M202D/ MX-M232D The MX-M182D/MX-M202D/MX-M232D is equipped standard with an automatic two-sided copying function that automatically turns over the paper. If paper in "Paper that can be used for automatic 2-sided printing Copy (MX-M182D/MX-M202D/MX-M232D)"...
  • Page 48: Dual Page Copying

    DUAL PAGE COPYING A dual page original can be automatically separated into two pages during copying. This feature is convenient for making copies of books and other dual page originals on individual sheets of paper. • A4 (8-1/2" x 11") paper is used for dual page copying. Note •...
  • Page 49: Interrupting A Copy Run (interrupt Copying)

    INTERRUPTING A COPY RUN A copy run can be temporarily interrupted to allow another copy job to be performed. (Interrupt copying) When the other job is finished, the copy run will resume using the original copy settings. • Interrupt copying is not possible when the document glass is being used for a copy job and "NO SORT" is selected.
  • Page 50: Convenient Copy Functions

    CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS This section explains major convenient copy functions. ROTATING THE IMAGE 90 DEGREES When "Auto paper select mode" or "automatic ratio selection" are in operation and the original is placed in a different orientation (vertical or horizontal) than the paper, the original image will be automatically rotated 90 degrees to enable correct copying onto the paper.
  • Page 51: Offset Function

    Place the originals in the document feeder tray or the first original on the document glass. If the originals are placed in the document feeder tray, sort mode will be automatically selected. This can be changed to no sort in the system settings. (p.123) If the first original is placed on the document glass, no sort mode will be automatically selected.
  • Page 52: Copy)

    COPY FUNCTIONS COPYING MULTIPLE ORIGINALS ONTO A SINGLE SHEET OF PAPER Multiple originals can be copied onto a single sheet of paper in a selected layout pattern. This function is convenient for compiling multi-page reference materials into a compact format, or for providing an overview of all pages of a document on a single page.
  • Page 53 Select "2in1/4in1" with the [ ] or [ ] key. SPECIAL MODES DUAL PAGE COPY 2in1/4in1 ED COPY LEX SCAN XY ZOOM LEX SCAN [OK]:CHANGE Press the [OK] key. 2in1/4in1 2in1 4in1 [OK]:CHANGE The 2 in 1 / 4 in 1 selection screen will appear.
  • Page 54: Creating Margins When Copying(margin Shift)

    COPY FUNCTIONS CREATING MARGINS WHEN COPYING(Margin shift) The margin shift function shifts the image to create a margin at the edge of the paper. By default the function creates a 10 mm (1/2") margin at the left edge of the paper. Original •...
  • Page 55: Erasing Shadows Around The Edges

    ERASING SHADOWS AROUND THE EDGES OF A COPY (Erase Copy) ● This feature is used to erase shadows that appear around the edges of copies of books and other thick originals. (EDGE ERASE) ● The feature can also erase the shadow that appears down the centre of books and other originals that open up. (CENTRE ERASE) ●...
  • Page 56 COPY FUNCTIONS Select the erasure width with the [ ] or [ ] key. If you select 0 mm (0"), the printed result is the same as when "OFF" is selected. Press the [OK] key. You will return to the base screen.
  • Page 57: Card Shot

    CARD SHOT When copying a card, this function allows you to print the front and back sides of the card next to each other on a single sheet of paper. This function creates 2 in 1 images of the front and back side of the card and centres them on the paper. Original CARD Front of...
  • Page 58 COPY FUNCTIONS Press the [START] key ( The front side of the card is scanned. WXYZ @.- _ AD-END Turn the original over on the document glass. Press the [START] key ( Copying will start after both sides of the original have been scanned.
  • Page 59: Id Card Copy

    ID CARD COPY You can copy the front and back sides of ID card onto a page through this function, which can be used as margin shift function, too. The specified patterns of ID card copy are shown as follows. A4 SIZE Front Back...
  • Page 60 COPY FUNCTIONS Press the [START] key ( WXYZ @.- _ AD-END Scanning of one side begins. • Press the [READ-END] key to print only one side. Turn the ID card to the other side, and press the [START] key ( scan finished, Copy will begin.
  • Page 61: Printer Functions

    Chapter 4 PRINTER FUNCTIONS This chapter explains how to use the printer functions. The procedure for loading paper is the same as for loading copy paper. See "LOADING PAPER" (p.23). • Print jobs received while the machine is copying or scanning will be stored in memory. When the copy job is Note finished, the print jobs will begin printing.
  • Page 62: If The Tray Runs Out Of Paper During Printing

    PRINTER FUNCTIONS 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. The printer driver setup screen will appear. Windows 2000 does not have the "Preferences"...
  • Page 63: Opening The Printer Driver From The "start" Button

    "Printers and Faxes". Click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" printer driver icon. Select "Properties" from the "Organize" menu. • In Windows 7, right-click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" printer driver icon, and then click "Printer properties". • In Windows XP/2000, select "Properties" from the "File" menu.
  • Page 64: Printer Driver Setting Screen

    PRINTER DRIVER SETTING SCREEN 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 ( explanation of the restriction. The settings and the image of the machine will vary depending on the model. Note The settings are grouped on tabs.
  • Page 65: Printing Multiple Pages On One Page

    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 66: Fitting The Printed Image To The Paper Fit To Paper Size

    PRINTER FUNCTIONS FITTING THE PRINTED IMAGE TO THE PAPER Fit To Paper Size 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 an A3 or Ledger size document on A4 or Letter size paper.
  • Page 67: Enlarging/reducing The Print Image (zoom)

    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. Note The "Zoom" setting is not available when "N-Up Printing" is selected. Click the "Paper"...
  • Page 68: Adjusting The Brightness And Contrast Of The Image (image Adjustment)

    PRINTER FUNCTIONS ADJUSTING THE BRIGHTNESS AND CONTRAST OF THE IMAGE (Image Adjustment) 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.
  • Page 69: Two-sided Printing

    TWO-SIDED PRINTING The machine can print on both sides of the paper. This function is useful for many purposes, and is particularly convenient when you want to create a simple pamphlet. Two-sided printing also helps conserve paper. Note When using two-sided printing, select a source other than "Bypass Tray" for the "Paper Source" in the "Paper" tab. Paper orientation Vertical Horizontal...
  • Page 70: Saving Frequently Used Print Settings

    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.
  • Page 71: Outline Of The Print Status Window

    OUTLINE OF THE PRINT STATUS WINDOW When printing begins, the Print Status Window automatically opens. The Print Status Window is a utility that monitors the machine and shows the name of the document being printed and any error messages that occur. Status window Provides information on the current status of the printer.
  • Page 72: Scanner Functions

    Chapter 5 SCANNER FUNCTIONS This chapter explains how to use the scanner functions. • Scan jobs received while the machine is copying or printing will be stored in memory. When the copy job is Note finished, the scan jobs will begin. •...
  • Page 73: Scanning Using The Keys On The Machine

    SCANNING USING THE KEYS ON THE MACHINE The procedure for scanning using the [SCAN] key is explained in the following. When scanning is performed by this method, the previously specified application will automatically start and the scanned image will be acquired into the application. •...
  • Page 74: Button Manager

    BUTTON MANAGER Button Manager is a software utility that allows the scanner function to be used by means of the [SCAN] key on the machine. The Button Manager software allows you to assign a destination application and scan settings to each of the six destinations on the machine.
  • Page 75: Button Manager Settings

    If the Button Manager icon does not appear Note on the task bar, click the "Start" button, select "All Programs" ("Programs" in Windows 2000), select "Sharp Button Manager AA", and then click "Button Manager" to start Button Manager. Click the tab of the scan menu that you want to set up.
  • Page 76: Scanning From Your Computer

    Windows Help. SCANNING FROM A TWAIN-COMPLIANT APPLICATION The SHARP scanner driver is compatible with the TWAIN standard, allowing it to be used with a variety of TWAIN-compliant applications. Place the original(s) that you wish to scan on the document glass/SPF/ RSPF.
  • Page 77: Scan Preferences

    Specify the scanning area and set the scan preferences. For information on specifying the scan area and setting the scan preferences, see scanner driver Help. "Scanner driver settings" (p.77) • Scanning a large area at high resolution results in a large quantity of data and a Caution prolonged scanning time.
  • Page 78: Scanner Driver Settings

    SCANNER FUNCTIONS Scanner driver settings The scanner driver setup screen consists of the "Set-up screen", which lets you select scan settings, and the "Preview screen", which shows the scanned image. For details on the scan settings, click the "Help" button in the preview screen to display Help.
  • Page 79 Preview screen Preview screen Click the "Preview" button in the Set-up screen to display the scanned image. You can specify the scanning area by dragging the mouse inside the window. The inside of the frame that is created when you drag the mouse will be the scanning area.
  • Page 80: Scanning From A Wia-compliant Application (windows Xp/vista/7)

    WIA driver will appear. If you have WIA drivers for other devices Note installed in your computer, the "Select Device" screen will open. Select "SHARP MX-XXXX" and click the "OK" button. Select the paper source and picture type, and click the "Preview" button.
  • Page 81: Scanning From The "scanner And Camera Wizard" (windows Xp)

    KEYS ON THE MACHINE" (p.72). Click the "start" button, click "Control Panel", click "Printers and Other Hardware", and then click "Scanners and Cameras". Click the "SHARP MX-XXXX" icon and then click "Get pictures" in "Imaging Tasks". The "Scanner and Camera Wizard" will appear.
  • Page 82 SCANNER FUNCTIONS When scanning ends, the following screen will appear. Select the next task that you wish to perform, and then click the "Next" button. If you are ready to end the session, click "Nothing. I’m finished working with these pictures".
  • Page 83: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 6 TROUBLESHOOTING This chapter describes troubleshooting and misfeed removal. TROUBLESHOOTING If you experience difficulty using the machine, check the following troubleshooting guide before calling for service. Many problems can be easily resolved by the user. If you are unable to solve the problem using the troubleshooting guide, turn off the power switch and unplug the machine, and contact your authorised service representative.
  • Page 84: Machine/copying Problems

    MACHINE/COPYING PROBLEMS The following problems are related to the general operation of the machine and copying. Problem The machine does not operate. Copies are too dark or too light. Blank copies. Part of the image is cut off or there is too much blank space.
  • Page 85: Paper Misfeed

    Problem Paper misfeed. Cause and solution Misfeed occurs. → To remove the misfeed, see "MISFEED REMOVAL". The paper is outside of the specified size and weight range. → Use copy paper within the specified range. Paper curled or damp. → Do not use curled or crimped paper. Replace with dry copy paper. During periods when the machine is not used for a long time, remove the paper from the tray and store it in a dark place in a bag to prevent moisture absorption.
  • Page 86: The Original Size Is Not Automatically Selected Or The Copy Is Not Made On Paper That Matches The Size Of The Original

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem The original size is not automatically selected or the copy is not made on paper that matches the size of the original. Copies are smudged or dirty. White or black lines appear on copies. Paper size for a paper tray cannot be set.
  • Page 87: The Display Turns Off

    Problem The display turns off. Lighting fixture flickers. Cause and solution Any other indicators turned off. → If other indicators are lit, the machine is in "Preheat mode". Press any key on the operation panel to resume normal operation. START indicator blinks. →...
  • Page 88: Printing And Scanning Problems

    In Windows 2000, click the "Start" button, select "Settings" and then click "Printers". 2 If the "SHARP MX-XXXX" printer driver icon is shown but you still cannot print, the printer driver may not have been installed correctly. In this case, delete the software and then reinstall it.
  • Page 89: A Notice Page (np-001) Has Been Printed, But The Print Data Has Not Been Printed Completely

    Problem A Notice Page (NP-001) has been printed, but the print data has not been printed completely. Printing is slow. The printed image is light and uneven. The printed image is dirty. The printed image is skewed or it runs off the paper. Cause and solution A print job containing more data than can be held in the print memory is sent to the machine.
  • Page 90: The Printed Image Is Darker Or Lighter Than Expected

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem The printed image is darker or lighter than expected. Poor scanning quality. Cause and solution The setting for the print density is not appropriate. → You can adjust the print density on the printer driver. Click the "Advanced" tab in the printer driver setup screen, and click the "Compatibility"...
  • Page 91: Unable To Scan The Image

    Problem Unable to scan the image. Scanner transfer speed is slow. Cause and solution If scanning is not possible, shut down your computer, turn off the machine’s power switch, and unplug the machine’s power cord. Next, start your computer, restore power to the machine, and try scanning again.
  • Page 92: Indicators And Display Messages

    INDICATORS AND DISPLAY MESSAGES If one of the following messages appears in the display, take prompt action as instructed by the message. Message (Maintenance icon) (Developer replacement required icon) Maintenance required. Call for service. Call for service. – (Toner cartridge replacement required icon) Check the toner cartridge.
  • Page 93: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL When a misfeed occurs during copying, the message " Check the location and remove the misfeed. The paper may tear when you remove a misfeed. In this event, be sure to remove all torn pieces of paper from the Note machine, taking care not to touch the photoconductive drum (the green part).
  • Page 94: Misfeed In The Bypass Tray

    TROUBLESHOOTING Section C Remove the misfed original from the exit area. If the misfed original cannot be easily removed from the exit area, open the moveable part of the document feeder tray and remove the original. Open and close the SPF/RSPF to make the misfeed location indicator stop blinking.
  • Page 95: Misfeed In The Machine

    MISFEED IN THE MACHINE Open the bypass tray and the side cover. If the misfed paper is visible here, go to "C. Misfeed in the transport area" (p.96). If paper is misfed here, go to "A. Misfeed in the paper feed area"...
  • Page 96 TROUBLESHOOTING B. Misfeed in the fusing area Push gently on both ends of the front cover and open it. Turn the roller rotating knob in the direction of the arrow. Roller rotating knob Carefully remove the misfed paper. Lower the fusing unit release levers to allow easier removal.
  • Page 97 C. Misfeed in the transport area Open the fusing paper guide by pressing down the green-labeled projection on the guide and remove the misfed paper. Be careful not to tear the misfed paper during removal. The fusing unit is hot. Do not touch Warning the fusing unit when removing misfed paper.
  • Page 98: Misfeed In The Upper Paper Tray

    TROUBLESHOOTING MISFEED IN THE UPPER PAPER TRAY Note Make sure that there is no misfed paper in the tray before pulling it out. Lift and pull out the upper paper tray and remove the misfed paper. Be careful not to tear the misfed paper during removal.
  • Page 99: Misfeed In The Lower Paper Tray

    MISFEED IN THE LOWER PAPER TRAY • Make sure that there is no misfed paper in the tray before pulling it out. Note • Use the following procedure to remove misfeeds that occur in the 250-sheet paper feed unit/2 x 250-sheet paper feed unit.
  • Page 100: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    TROUBLESHOOTING REPLACING THE TONER CARTRIDGE When the toner replacement icon ( When the message " Add toner. Can not copy or print." appears in the display, the toner cartridge must be replaced before copying can be resumed. Follow the steps below to replace the toner cartridge. •...
  • Page 101: Checking The Total Output Count

    Chapter 7 ROUTINE MAINTENANCE This chapter explains how to keep the machine operating smoothly, including viewing copy count, and scan count, the toner level indicator, and cleaning the machine. CHECKING THE TOTAL OUTPUT COUNT To check the total number of pages output in copy, print, and fax modes and the total scan count in scanner mode, hold down the [COPY] key when the machine is in the standby state.
  • Page 102: Routine Maintenance

    ROUTINE MAINTENANCE CLEANING THE DOCUMENT GLASS AND SPF/RSPF/DOCUMENT COVER If the document glass, underside of the document cover/SPF/RSPF, or the scanner for originals coming from the SPF/RSPF (the long narrow glass surface on the right side of the document glass) become dirty, the dirt may appear on copies.
  • Page 103: Cleaning The Bypass Tray Paper Feed Roller

    CLEANING THE BYPASS TRAY PAPER FEED ROLLER If misfeeds occur frequently when feeding envelopes, thick paper, etc. through the bypass tray, wipe the paper feed roller at the feed slot of the bypass tray with a soft, clean cloth dampened with alcohol or water. CLEANING THE TRANSFER CHARGER If copies start becoming streaky or blotchy, the transfer charger may be dirty.
  • Page 104: Adjusting The Display Contrast

    ADJUSTING THE DISPLAY CONTRAST The contrast of the display can be adjusted as explained below. Press the [SPECIAL FUNCTION] key. SPECIAL FUNCTION ON LINE DATA SPECIAL ID CARD COPY FUNCTION SPECIAL MODES ORIG. SIZE ENTER LINE COPY EXPOSURE PAPER SE DATA SCAN COLOUR MODE...
  • Page 105: Appendix

    MX-M232D Max. 23 ppm 600 dpi 128 MB SHARP SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression) USB connector (USB 2.0) [USB cable] Shielded twisted pair cable (max. length 3 m (10 feet), must support USB 2.0) Please purchase a commercially available USB cable.
  • Page 106: Scanner Function

    Please purchase a commercially available USB cable. Scanner utilities Button Manager As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and specification Note changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are...
  • Page 107: Optional Equipment

    OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Convenient optional equipment can be installed on the machine as needed. • As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves the right to make design and Note specification changes for product improvement without prior notice.
  • Page 108: Single Pass Feeder/reversing Single Pass Feeder

    APPENDIX SINGLE PASS FEEDER/REVERSING SINGLE PASS FEEDER For the names of the parts of the SPF/RSPF, see "PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS" (p.17). Specifications Weight Acceptable Size original Capacity Detectable original sizes Weight Dimensions * The detectable original sizes vary by country and region. DOCUMENT COVER Specifications Weight...
  • Page 109: 250-sheet Paper Feed Unit/2 X 250-sheet Paper Feed Unit

    APPENDIX 250-SHEET PAPER FEED UNIT/2 X 250-SHEET PAPER FEED UNIT These paper feed units provide the convenience of increased paper capacity for the copier and a greater choice of paper sizes readily available for copying. The AR-D36 contains one 250-sheet paper tray and the AR-D37 contains two 250-sheet paper trays. Part names 250-sheet paper feed unit 2 x 250-sheet paper feed unit...
  • Page 110: Storage Of Supplies

    STORAGE OF SUPPLIES Standard supplies for this product that are to be replaced by the user are paper and toner cartridge. For best copying results, be sure to use only SHARP products. Only genuine SHARP consumables carry the Genuine Supplies label.
  • Page 111: System Settings Guide

    Chapter 9 SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE PURPOSE OF THE SYSTEM SETTINGS The system settings are used by the administrator of the machine to enable or disable functions to suit the needs of your workplace. This manual explains only the system settings that are common to all the functions of the machine, (copy and printer functions), as well as system settings that are specifically for the copy function.
  • Page 112: Password

    PROGRAMMING AN ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD Press the [SPECIAL FUNCTION] key. SPECIAL FUNCTION ON LINE DATA SPECIAL ID CARD COPY FUNCTION SPECIAL MODES ORIG. SIZE ENTER LINE COPY EXPOSURE PAPER SE DATA SCAN COLOUR MODE RESOLUT PAPER SIZE SET The special function screen will appear.
  • Page 113: System Settings List

    SYSTEM SETTINGS LIST A list of basic programs used for the machine and a list of programs used for the copy function are shown below. Programs for general use of the machine Program name ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD CHANGE ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD CHANGE ACCOUNT CONTROL AUDITING MODE TOTAL/ACCOUNT...
  • Page 114: Using The System Settings

    USING THE SYSTEM SETTINGS Press the [SPECIAL FUNCTION] key. SPECIAL FUNCTION ON LINE DATA SPECIAL ID CARD COPY FUNCTION SPECIAL MODES ORIG. SIZE ENTER LINE COPY EXPOSURE PAPER SE DATA SCAN COLOUR MODE RESOLUT PAPER SIZE SET The special function screen will appear.
  • Page 115: Account Control

    ACCOUNT CONTROL These programs are used to control use of the machine by account. To access one of these programs, select "ACCOUNT CONTROL" in the mode selection screen, select the desired program in the account control screen, and press the [OK] key. AUDITING MODE This program is used to enable auditing mode for copy, print, and scan mode.
  • Page 116: Acc. # Control

    SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE Resetting a single account Select "RESET 1 ACC." with the [ ] or [ ] key and then press the [OK] key. Select the desired account with the [ ] or [ ] key. If "---,---" appears for a page limit, a limit has not been set.
  • Page 117: Account Limit

    ACCOUNT LIMIT This program is used to set limits for the number of pages that can be printed by each account in print mode and copy mode. Select "ACCOUNT LIMIT" and press the [OK] key. The following screen appears. ACCOUNT LIMIT SINGLE ACC.
  • Page 118: Device Control

    SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE DEVICE CONTROL These programs are used to configure settings for hardware functions of the machine. To access one of these programs, select "DEVICE CONTROL" in the mode selection screen, select the desired program in the device control screen, and press the [OK] key. WAITING COPY LAMP SETTING This program is used to select whether the copy lamp (light source) is on or off when the machine is in...
  • Page 119: Operation Setting

    System requirements for USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed mode) The USB port on the machine supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed mode. The following system is required to use USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed mode): The computer is running Windows Vista/XP/2000 and the Microsoft USB 2.0 driver is pre-installed, or the USB 2.0 driver for Windows Vista/XP/2000 that Microsoft provides through Windows Update is installed.
  • Page 120: Key Press Time

    SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE Select "MESSAGE TIME" and press the [OK] key. The following screen will appear. MESSAGE TIME SHORT (3 sec.) NORMAL (6 sec.) LONG (9 sec.) Select the desired display time with the [ ] or [ ] key. Press the [OK] key.
  • Page 121: Energy Save

    To enable the setting, select "DISABLE PAPER SIZE SET" and press the [OK] key so that a checkmark appears in the checkbox. To disable the setting, select "DISABLE PAPER SIZE SET" once again and press the [OK] key so that the checkmark is cleared from the checkbox.
  • Page 122: Copy Settings

    SYSTEM SETTINGS GUIDE To turn on the toner save mode, highlight "TONER SAVE MODE" and press the [OK] key to display a check mark in the check box. To turn off the toner save mode, select this program and press the [OK] key again to clear the check mark in the check box.
  • Page 123: Card Shot Default

    CARD SHOT DEFAULT (When the dual function board is installed) This program is used to set the default dimensions that appear when the card shot size entry screen is displayed. The factory default settings are 86 mm (3-3/8") for the width (X) and 54 mm (2-1/8") for the length (Y).
  • Page 124: Sort Auto Select

    [EXPOSURE] key for a copy job. Select "PATTERN 1" or "PATTERN 2" for the method of expressing halftones. "PATTERN 1" is recommended for printed photos, providing sharp images and good expression of outlines. "PATTERN 2" is recommended for photos on photographic paper, providing a soft image.
  • Page 125 OPERATION GUIDE MXM232D-EX1...

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