Canon B115 User Manual

Canon faxmachine user's guide
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User's Guide


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Canon B115

  • Page 1 FAX-B140/B120/B115 User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Setting Up

    • B.T. adaptor (U.K. only) • Documentation • Warranty* • One-touch sheet* If any of these items are damaged or missing, contact your local authorised Canon dealer or the Canon help line immediately. * These items are only included in some countries.
  • Page 3 PREPARING TO USE YOUR FAX Main components of your fax Handset (FAX-B140/ B120 only) Document release button Please note that your fax may differ from the illustration above. Note Document tray Multi-purpose tray Document guide Operation panel Printer cover Cartridge holder...
  • Page 4: Loading

    DOCUMENTS AND PAPER Types of documents you can scan Size The fax can scan standard A4-, letter-, or legal-size documents. Scanned area The actual area scanned by the fax is shown below. 3.5 mm 208 mm The margin on either side of the sheet and the margin on the top and bottom are not picked up by the scanner. Problem documents_________________________ •...
  • Page 5: Making Copies

    MAKING COPIES Copying documents One of the convenient features of the fax is its ability to make high quality copies. You can make up to 99 copies of one document at a time. If you make copies of multiple documents at a time, the number of pages the fax can scan into memory varies depending on the scanning resolutions (see p.
  • Page 6: Preparing To Send A Document

    SENDING DOCUMENTS Preparing to send a document Before you send a document, see Chapter 3: DOCUMENTS AND PAPER. Adjusting the quality of your documents _________ Setting the scanning resolution Resolution is a measure of the fineness or clarity of a printout. Low resolutions may cause text and graphics to have a jagged appearance, while higher resolutions provide smoother curves and lines, crisp text and graphics, and a better match to traditional typeface designs.
  • Page 7: Answering Machine

    FAX ONLY MODE FAX/TEL AUTO SW Fax/Tel (Fax/Tel mode) MANUAL MODE ANS.MACHINE Fax/Tel MODE (FAX-B120/B115 only) NET SWITCH* Fax/Tel * This setting is only available for some countries. Operation Requirements Answers all calls as fax calls. Separate telephone Receives documents line for fax use only.
  • Page 8: Recording The Outgoing Message

    USING THE BUILT-IN ANSWERING MACHINE (TAM MODE) Recording the outgoing message Before you use TAM MODE, you must record an outgoing message. Use the microphone on the operation panel to record your outgoing message. Only one outgoing message, no longer than 20 seconds, can be recorded.
  • Page 9: Settings And Activity Reports

    SETTINGS AND ACTIVITY REPORTS Selecting a menu The USER SETTINGS, REPORT SETTINGS, TX SETTINGS, RX SETTINGS, PRINTER SETTINGS, SYSTEM SETTINGS, and TAM SETTINGS* menus allow you to customise the way your fax works. Each menu contains settings that control different functions of your fax. Press [Function].
  • Page 10: Jams In The Document Tray

    SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS Clearing jams Jams in the document tray ___________________ When a document jams or misfeeds in the document tray, OPEN COVER and SEE FIG. 1 are displayed on the LCD. If the fax does not feed out the document after you press [Start/Copy] for a few seconds, follow the procedures below to remove the document.
  • Page 11: One-Touch Speed Dialling

    Power source: Power consumption: Operating environment: Dimensions: Weight: Specifications are subject to change without notice. * Based on the Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1, Standard mode. Width: Max. 216 mm Thickness: Max. 0.13 mm Width: (A4): 208 mm Width: 203 mm G3 ECM MMR: Approx.
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Index Buttons 2-2, 2-3 (See also individual button names) cursor 2-3, 2-5 FAX-B140 2-3 FAX-B120 2-3 FAX-B115 2-3 numeric 2-2, 2-4 one-touch speed dialling 2-2 Rewind/Forward 2-2, 7-8 scroll 2-3, 8-1 special function 2-2 BX-3 Black BJ cartridge 1-1, 1-9...
  • Page 13 2-7 number, registering 2-7 operation panel 2-2 testing 1-11 unpacking 1-1 weight S-1 FAX-B140 1-1, 2-2, 2-3 FAX-B120 1-1, 2-2, 2-3 FAX-B115 2-2, 2-3 FAX ONLY MODE description 6-1 FAX/TEL AUTO SW (Fax/Tel mode) description 6-1 setting 6-2 Fax/Tel mode...
  • Page 14 MANUAL MODE description 6-1 receiving in 6-4 setting 6-4 Manual redialling 5-9 cancelling 5-9 Manual sending 5-4 cancelling 5-5 Memory deleting document from 5-15 documents in 5-14 printing document in 5-14 printing list of documents in 5-14 receiving when problem occurs sending (See Memory sending) MEMORY CLEAR REPORT description 9-19...
  • Page 15 Quality adjusting 5-1 print problems 9-14 Quantity, paper S-1 R button 1-12, 2-2 registering 1-13 R-KEY SETTING 1-13, 8-2 REC’D IN MEMORY message 9-18 Receive mode Chapter 6 Receive mode button 2-2, Chapter 6 Receiving (See also individual receive modes) cancelling 6-6 in memory when problem occurs 6-5...
  • Page 16 TELEPHONE # MARK setting Telephone line 1-1 connecting 1-4 setting type 1-12 Telephone message deleting 7-7 forwarding 7-12 playing 7-8 setting recording time for 7-3 Telephone problems 9-13 Testing BJ cartridge print head 9-5 fax 1-11 Time, setting 2-6 TOLL SAVER setting 7-5, 8-6 Tray document 1-1, 2-1 multi-purpose 2-1...
  • Page 19: Jams In The Multi-Purpose Tray

    Jams in the multi-purpose tray ________________ If paper jams in the multi-purpose tray, CLEAR PAPER JAM is displayed on the LCD. You do not need to unplug the fax when clearing paper jams. Note Gently pull any jammed paper out of the fax as shown.
  • Page 20: Periodic Cleaning

    Periodic cleaning Your fax requires little periodic maintenance. This section describes the necessary cleaning procedures for the fax. Please note the following before cleaning: • Be sure to disconnect the power cord before cleaning the fax. Since documents in memory are erased when the power is disconnected, print any documents stored in memory before disconnecting the power cord (see p.
  • Page 21: Scanner Components

    When you are finished, close the printer cover. Be sure to close the printer cover until it locks into place. Cleaning the scanner components • If the scanner components are dirty, the documents you send or copy will also be dirty. •...
  • Page 22: Cleaning

    Testing and cleaning the BJ cartridge print head __ The print head in the BJ cartridge contains nozzles through which ink is propelled onto the paper. To maintain the best possible print quality, these nozzles need to be cleaned from time to time. Your fax is equipped with a print head cleaning function that does this.
  • Page 23: Print Head

    Cleaning the BJ cartridge print head If your printouts become faint or streaked, or if their quality otherwise deteriorates, print the nozzle check pattern to see if the print head nozzles are operating properly (see p. 9-5). If the pattern is broken or missing, clean the BJ cartridge print head.
  • Page 24 Raise the cartridge lock lever a on the cartridge holder and remove the BJ cartridge b. • Discard the old BJ cartridge immediately according to the local laws and regulations for disposal of consumables. You may want to place it in a plastic bag to keep any residual ink from spilling.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Paper feeding problems _____________________ o Paper does not load. The multi-purpose tray may contain too many sheets. • Make sure the paper stack in the multi-purpose tray does not exceed the paper limit mark (P) (see p. 1-7). Paper may not be loaded correctly. •...
  • Page 26: Faxing Problems

    • Dial the number again, or check that you have the correct number. The receiving party’s fax machine may be out of paper. • Call the receiving party and ask them to make sure paper is loaded in their fax machine. There may be other documents being sent from memory.
  • Page 27: Receiving

    Cannot send using Error Correction Mode (ECM). The receiving party’s fax machine may not support ECM. • If the receiving party’s fax machine does not support ECM, then the document is sent in normal mode without error checking. ECM may be disabled.
  • Page 28 The multi-purpose tray may be empty. • Make sure paper is loaded in the multi-purpose tray (see p. 1-8). The sending fax machine may not send the CNG signal that tells the fax that the incoming signal is a fax.
  • Page 29 Cannot receive using Error Correction Mode (ECM). The sending fax machine may not support ECM. • If the sending fax machine does not support ECM, then the document is received in normal mode without error checking. ECM may be disabled.
  • Page 30: Telephone

    Copying problems __________________________ o The fax does not make a copy. The BJ cartridge may need to be replaced. • Determine if the problem is with the BJ cartridge and replace if necessary (see p. 9-6). The document may not have been loaded correctly into the document tray. •...
  • Page 31: General Problems

    Print quality problems _______________________ o The print quality is not what you expect; print is not clear, is splashed, has missing dots or white streaks. The paper you are using may not be supported by the fax. • Make sure you are using the recommended paper (see p. 3-3). You may be printing on the wrong side of the paper.
  • Page 32: Lcd Messages

    BUSY/NO SIGNAL The telephone number you dialled is busy. (#018) The fax number dialled was incorrect. The other party’s fax machine is not working. The other party is not using a G3 machine. The touch tone/rotary pulse setting on your fax is incorrect.
  • Page 33 Also, try replacing the BJ cartridge with a new one (see p. 9-6). Contact your local authorised Canon dealer or the Canon help line to have the waste ink tank replaced immediately. Clear the paper jam (see p. 9-1).
  • Page 34: Message

    Message Cause CLEAR PAPER JAM There is a paper jam. DATA ERROR An error has occurred and all one-touch speed dialling, coded speed dialling, and user data have been lost. DOC. TOO LONG The document is longer than 750 mm. ECM RX The fax is receiving a document using Error Correction Mode...
  • Page 35 Message NO DATA NO OGM REC’D IN MEMORY TAM MEMORY FULL TX/RX CANCELLED TX/RX NO. nnnn WAIT COOLING 9-18 Cause The one-touch speed dialling button or coded speed dialling code you entered has not been registered. The outgoing message has not been recorded.
  • Page 36: During

    In case of a power failure The user data settings and registered data for one-touch speed dialling and coded speed dialling are saved during a power failure using a built-in battery*. However, documents stored in the fax memory will be deleted.
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  • Page 38: Description

    USER SETTINGS Name Description DATE & TIME Set the date and time (24-hour clock) using the numeric buttons. UNIT TELEPHONE # Enter your fax number using the numeric buttons. UNIT NAME This is the name that appears at the top of each fax page you send (see p. 2-6).
  • Page 39: Printing

    REPORT SETTINGS Name Description TX REPORT Enable/disable automatic printing of the transmission report. OUTPUT NO: Turn off the activity report feature. OUTPUT YES: Set the fax to print an activity report every time you send a document. PRINT ERROR ONLY: Print only when an error occurs during sending. RX REPORT Enable/disable automatic printing of the reception report.
  • Page 40: Printer Settings

    RX SETTINGS Name Description ECM RX Enable/disable error correction during reception. FAX/TEL AUTO SW Enable/disable FAX/TEL switchover. When ON, this feature answers calls, and if no fax tone is detected, the fax rings to alert you of an incoming call. RING START TIME Set the duration that the fax listens for a fax tone before starting to ring.
  • Page 41: Connecting

    SYSTEM SETTINGS Name Description AUTO TEST PRINT Enable/disable auto test printing whenever the BJ cartridge is replaced. DATE SETUP Set the date format. DISPLAY LANGUAGE Set the language of the LCD messages. TX START SPEED Set the speed at which the fax starts transmitting. Set this to a lower speed if you have difficulties connecting over long distance or noisy lines.
  • Page 42: Fwd Settings

    TAM SETTINGS (FAX-B140 only) Name Description MESSAGE LENGTH Set the maximum recording time for each recorded message. PASSWORD Set a four-digit PIN so that you can access the fax from remote locations. TOLL SAVER Setting this feature to ON allows calls to be picked up after 2 rings when you have a new message.
  • Page 43: Report Settings

    Activity reports Your fax keeps track of most of its sending and receiving operations. These operations can be printed out in the form of activity reports that can help you check the dates and times of fax transmissions and whether or not each transaction was successful.
  • Page 44: Activity Report

    Activity report______________________________ Summarises the information for the sending and receiving activities of your fax after 20 transactions. For automatic printing, see ACTIVITY REPORT, p. 8-3. Transactions in an activity report are listed chronologically. One-touch speed dialling list __________________ Lists the numbers and names registered under one-touch speed dialling buttons. Coded speed dialling list _____________________ Lists the numbers and names registered under coded speed dialling codes.
  • Page 45: Setting Tam Mode

    Setting TAM MODE Setting TAM MODE allows you to receive telephone messages and fax transmissions while the fax is unattended. When you cancel TAM MODE, any new telephone messages will be played automatically. Press [TAM] to set TAM MODE. • When you set TAM MODE, the TAM LED lights up and the outgoing message is played.
  • Page 46: Setting The Recording Time For A Telephone Message

    Setting the recording time for a telephone message _________________________________ Press [Function]. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select TAM SETTINGS. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use [3] or [4] to select the recording time. The recording time can be set to 0, 30, 60 or 120 seconds. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 47: Setting Tam Monitor

    Setting TAM MONITOR ______________________ TAM MONITOR allows you to screen all incoming calls. To use this feature, LINE MONITOR VOL (see p. 8-2) must be set to a setting other than 0. If LINE MONITOR VOL is set to 0, you will not be able to hear any incoming messages as they are being recorded. Note Press [Function].
  • Page 48: Setting Toll Saver

    Setting TOLL SAVER _______________________ Setting TOLL SAVER allows you to check whether you have any new messages when you call from a remote location. Press [Function]. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select TAM SETTINGS. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select TOLL SAVER. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 49: Recording Voice Memos

    Recording voice memos Use this feature when you are going out and want to leave a message for another member of the family. Use the microphone on the printer cover to record your voice memo. Only one voice memo, 30, 60, or 120 seconds*, can be recorded. If you record a new voice memo when there is already a voice memo recorded, the old voice memo will be deleted.
  • Page 50: Deleting

    Deleting messages Use [3] or [4] to select the type of message you want to delete. Press [Delete]. The fax asks you to confirm that you want to delete the message. Press [:] to delete the message. If you do not want to delete the message, press [#]. -or- Use [3] or [4] to select the type of message you want to delete.
  • Page 51: Playing Telephone Messages

    Playing telephone messages Telephone messages will be played back in order from the oldest message recorded. If a voice memo has been recorded, it will be played back first. Press [Play]. The date and time when the telephone message was recorded, the number of telephone messages and the number of the message being played (ICM No.) are displayed whenever a message is played.
  • Page 52: Remote Control Features

    Remote control features Use these features when you call home to play back any messages you may have received. You can also use the remote control features to set TAM MODE. You must register a four-digit PIN as your password before you can use these features (see below). Registering the password for remote control _____ Press [Function].
  • Page 53: Using Remote Control

    Using remote control Call home. The outgoing message will be played. Press [#] while the outgoing message is playing. Enter your password when you hear the beeps indicating that you should enter your password. When your password is accepted, you will hear a confirmation tone (a short series of beeps).
  • Page 54: Description

    List of remote control commands Command Sub-command* * Sub-commands are only valid while the command they are linked to is active. ** When no forwarding number has been set, ICM forwarding mode cannot be set. When TAM MODE has not been set, entering this command activates TAM MODE and ICM forwarding mode simultaneously.
  • Page 55: Forwarding Telephone Messages

    Forwarding telephone messages This feature allows you to automatically forward telephone messages, recorded when the fax is set to TAM MODE, to a registered forwarding number. You can use remote control to access the forwarding number and listen to your telephone messages. •...
  • Page 56: Setting The Number Of Redial Times

    Setting the number of redial times _____________ Follow steps 1 to 5 on p. 7-12. Use [3] or [4] to select AUTO REDIAL. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select ON. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use the numeric buttons to enter the number of redial times.
  • Page 57: Setting Pin Entry

    Setting PIN ENTRY _________________________ Follow steps 1 to 5 on p. 7-12. Use [3] or [4] to select PIN ENTRY. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select ON. Press [Start/Copy]. Press [Stop]. Setting ends and the fax returns to standby mode. If PIN ENTRY is set to OFF, it is not necessary to enter your password when you use the FORWARDING MSG feature (see p.
  • Page 58: When A Forwarded Call Is Received

    When a forwarded call is received When FWD SETTINGS is set to ON, telephone messages recorded when the fax is set to TAM MODE will be automatically forwarded to a registered forwarding number. A call is received at the forwarding number. When you answer the phone you will hear your forwarding message.
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  • Page 60: Setting The Receive Mode

    If you set Fax/Tel mode, you can control precisely how the fax handles incoming calls by adjusting the following settings: • Adjust the time the fax takes to check whether a call is from a fax machine or a telephone (RING START TIME setting).
  • Page 61 Use the numeric buttons to enter the time the fax waits before ringing when it receives a call. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use the numeric buttons to enter the time the fax rings while waiting for someone to pick up the handset.
  • Page 62: Receiving Documents Manually: Manual Mode

    Be sure to hang up the handset after you press [Start/Copy] otherwise the call will be disconnected. Note Receiving documents with an answering machine: ANS.MACHINE MODE (FAX-B120/B115 only) ____ Connecting an answering machine to your fax allows you to receive documents and telephone messages while you are out.
  • Page 63: Polling To Receive

    • Before attempting to poll a fax machine, make sure that the other fax machine supports polling. • If the other party is using a Canon fax machine which has the Polling ID function, ask them to set the Note Polling ID of their fax machine to 255 (11111111 binary number).
  • Page 64: Cancelling Receiving

    Press [Function]. Press [Polling]. Press [Start/Copy]. Dial the fax number of the fax machine you wish to poll. Use one of the dialling methods described on page 5-2. Press [Start/Copy]. Your fax begins receiving the document. Cancelling receiving Press [Stop].
  • Page 65: Methods

    Sending methods___________________________ Direct sending (see below) Memory sending (see p. 5-3) Manual sending (see p. 5-4) Dialling methods ___________________________ There are several methods of dialling the receiving party’s number, depending on how your fax is set up. Regular dialling One-touch speed dialling (see p. 5-5) Coded speed dialling (see p.
  • Page 66: Memory Sending

    This means you do not have to wait for the fax to finish sending before you can retrieve your original document. You can send up to 15 A4-size pages at a time with memory sending (based on the Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1, standard resolution).
  • Page 67: Manual Sending

    Manual sending ____________________________ If you would like to first speak with the person you are sending the document to, use manual sending. You need to connect the handset or extension phone to the fax for manual sending. Load the document face up into the document tray. See Loading documents, p.
  • Page 68: Dialling

    Cancelling sending Press [Stop]. • When you cancel sending, you may need to press [Start/Copy] for a few seconds, then the fax will feed out the document. Note • The fax prints an ERROR TX REPORT (see p. 8-7). Automatic dialling Sending a document using one-touch speed dialling or coded speed dialling numbers ______________ To use this feature you must first register numbers for one-touch speed dialling (see pp.
  • Page 69: Directory

    Sending a document using directory dialling _____ This feature is convenient when you know the other party’s name but cannot recall the one-touch speed dialling button or the code for coded speed dialling where the number is registered. This procedure can also be used to look up the other party’s name and retrieve the number for dialling. Load the document face up into the document tray.
  • Page 70: Using Ucantalk

    Sending a document using UCanTalk (FAX-B140 only) ___________________________ To use this feature you must first register the voice tags for UCanTalk (see p. 2-13). Load the document face up into the document tray. See Loading documents, p. 3-2. You can set the scanning resolution and the contrast (see p.
  • Page 71: Caller History

    Special dialling Sending a document using caller history ________ If the CALLER ID setting is set to ON, the caller’s name and phone/fax number appear on the LCD when you receive a call (see p. 8-4). The fax keeps up to 20 latest caller IDs in memory. The caller history feature is only available in some countries.
  • Page 72: Cancelling

    Redialling when the line is busy There are two methods of redialling: manual redialling and automatic redialling. This section explains these two methods. Manual redialling ___________________________ Press [Redial/Pause] to dial the last number you dialled with the numeric buttons. (This starts redialling regardless of whether automatic redialling is enabled.) Cancelling manual redialling To cancel manual redialling, press [Stop].
  • Page 73: Setting The Options For Automatic Redialling

    Setting the options for automatic redialling You can set the following options for automatic redialling: • Whether or not the fax redials automatically. • The number of times the fax attempts to redial. • The time interval between redialling attempts. Press [Function].
  • Page 74: Delayed Sending

    Delayed sending Your fax can send a document automatically at a preset time. This allows you to take advantage of lower late-night long-distance rates offered by some telephone companies. Load the document face up into the document tray. See Loading documents, p. 3-2. You can set the scanning resolution and contrast (see p.
  • Page 75: Sequential Broadcasting

    Sending other documents while the fax is set for delayed sending ___________________________ You can send, receive, and copy other documents even when the fax is set for sending at a preset time. The fax can only register one preset sending operation at a time. To send or copy other documents after setting the fax for delayed sending, simply send or copy using any other sending procedure in this guide.
  • Page 76: Location

    Sequential broadcasting Sending a document to more than one location ___ Sequential broadcasting sends one document to more than one location. You can send to a total of 60 locations as follows: • One-touch speed dialling • Coded speed dialling •...
  • Page 77: Documents In

    Documents stored in memory Printing a list of documents in memory __________ Your fax can print a list of documents stored in memory, along with the transaction number (TX/RX NO.) of each document. Once you know the transaction number of a document in memory, you can print it or delete it.
  • Page 78: Document From Memory

    Press [:] to print the first page only, or press [#] to print all pages of the document. The fax prints the document. To continue printing other documents in memory, repeat the procedure from step 4. To finish, press [Stop]. Deleting a document from memory _____________ Press [Function].
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  • Page 81: Problems With Multipage

    Loading documents Adjust the document guide to the width of the document, and gently insert the top of the document face up into the document tray until you hear a beep. Problems with multipage documents____________ If you have trouble feeding multipage documents from the document tray into the fax, remove the stack and tap it on a flat surface to even the edges.
  • Page 82: Size

    Paper requirements Your fax supports A4-, letter-, and legal-size paper in portrait orientation. You can use regular copier paper, cotton bond paper, or typical letterhead. Your fax does not require special ink jet paper. Always use paper without curls, folds, staples, or damaged edges. Look at the label on the package to see if the paper has a preferred side for printing.
  • Page 84: Special Function

    Caller History button (see p. 5-8) Receive Mode button (see p. 6-2) Resolution button (see pp. 4-1, 5-1) Function button (see p. 1-12) These are the buttons on the FAX-B140 operation panel. See p. 2-3 for buttons on the FAX-B120/B115 operation panel.
  • Page 85 FAX-B120/B115 FAX-B140 Fax controls – the operation panel Scroll/Cursor buttons (see pp. 2-5, 8-1) Redial/Pause button (see p. 5-8) Coded Dial/Directory button (see pp. 5-5, 5-6) Stop button Start/Copy button Hook button (see p. 5-4) Scroll/Cursor buttons (see pp. 2-5, 8-1) TAM button (see p.
  • Page 86 Guidelines for entering numbers, letters, and symbols When you come to a step that requires you to enter a name or number, see the table below to determine which numeric button to press for the letter you want. Button Uppercase Letter Mode (:A) PQRS WXYZ...
  • Page 87: Entering Symbols

    Continue entering other letters using the numeric buttons. • If the next letter you want to enter is under a different numeric button, simply press that button until the letter you want appears. -or- If the next letter you want to enter is under the same numeric button you pressed in step 2, press [4] to move the cursor to the right.
  • Page 88: Type

    When sending a document, you can have your fax number and your name (known as your ID), and the current date and time printed out by the receiving fax machine. This information is called your TTI (Transmit Terminal Identification) and appears at the top of the faxed document in small type.
  • Page 89 Press [Start/Copy]. Press [Stop]. Registration ends and the fax returns to standby mode. Registering your fax/telephone number and name _ This information appears at the top of each document you send. Press [Function]. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use [3] or [4] to select UNIT TELEPHONE #. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 90 Setting the summer time _____________________ Some countries adopt the summer time system that shifts the clock time ahead or back according to the change in seasons. You can select if the time information in your FAX changes to match your country’s summer time system and set the day and time when the summer time begins and ends.
  • Page 91 Use [3] or [4] to select the week in which the summer time starts. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select DAY. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select the day of the week which the summer time starts. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 92 Registering one-touch speed dialling numbers and names The quickest way to dial a fax number is to use one-touch speed dialling. This allows you to dial a number by pressing a single button. Before you can use one-touch speed dialling, you must register the receiving number (up to 50 digits) with your fax.
  • Page 93 Registering one-touch speed dialling numbers and names • If you selected NO in step 7, proceed to step 9. • If you selected YES in step 7: After a tone, speak the party’s name into the microphone. The fax asks you to speak the party’s name again. After a tone, speak into the microphone again.
  • Page 94: Registering Coded Speed Dialling Numbers And Names

    Registering coded speed dialling numbers and names Use coded speed dialling to dial a fax number at the press of three buttons. A fax/telephone number up to 50 digits can be registered under each two-digit speed dialling code (01-50) and you can register up to 50 locations.
  • Page 95: Printing

    Registering UCanTalk voice tags (Fax-B140 only) UCanTalk allows you to dial a number by speaking the receiving party’s name to the fax. Before you can use the UCanTalk feature, you must register voice tags. You can register a name or phrase (no longer than 3 seconds) you want to use to retrieve the party, such as the first name, family name, nickname, company name, official position, and so forth.
  • Page 96 After the tone, speak the party’s name into the microphone. The fax asks you to speak the name again. After the tone, speak into the microphone again. • Keep background noise to a minimum to ensure reliable operation. • Registering the same or similar voice tags for different parties may cause an error when you try to retrieve the party.
  • Page 97: Removing The Shipping Materials

    Removing the shipping materials ______________ Remove the shipping tapes a from the top of the fax and the protective piece b. Remove the shipping tape a and the protective piece b. Close the printer cover until it locks into place. The actual shipping materials may differ in shape, quantity, and position from the ones shown above.
  • Page 98: Assembling The Fax

    Assembling the fax Attaching components_______________________ For user convenience, the one-touch sheet provided with your fax (in some countries) should be fitted over the one-touch speed dialling buttons on the left of the operation panel. Note Insert the tabs on the multi-purpose tray into the slots on the unit.
  • Page 99: Making Connections

    Connect the supplied telephone line cord to the L jack, then the other end to the telephone line jack on your wall. * An answering machine can be connected to the FAX-B120/B115 only. Handset Extension phone (i.e. an additional telephone that you may...
  • Page 100 Adjust the volume of the ringer. Use a pen or other pointed object to adjust the switch to HIGH, LOW or OFF. • Due to the range of specifications, Canon cannot guarantee that all answering machines* will be compatible with your fax. Note •...
  • Page 101: Connecting The Ac Power Cord

    Connecting the AC power cord ________________ Plug the fax into a 200-240 volt AC 50/60 Hz outlet. Plug the power cord connector into the rear of the fax. There is no power switch on the fax. The power is on as long as the fax is plugged in. Note Setting the language and country ______________ When you plug in the fax for the first time, you need to select the correct language for the LCD display and...
  • Page 102: Loading Paper

    Loading paper Paper guidelines ___________________________ • Be sure to load paper of the correct size, weight, and quantity recommended for your fax (see pp. 3-1, S-1). • Store all paper wrapped and on a flat surface until ready to use. Keep opened packs in their original packaging, in a cool, dry location.
  • Page 103: Document

    Loading paper in the multi-purpose tray _________ Move the paper guide to the left. Insert the stack into the multi-purpose tray a, and align the right edge of the stack with the right side of the multi- purpose tray. Then slide the paper guide snugly against the left edge of the stack If necessary, remove the document tray when loading paper.
  • Page 104: Installing The Bj Cartridge

    For information on replacing the BJ cartridge, see p. 9-6. Guidelines ________________________________ • Use only a Canon BX-3 Black BJ cartridge in your fax. • Store BJ cartridges at room temperature. • When the BJ cartridge print head is left exposed, it easily dries out and becomes unusable. To avoid this, keep the followings: –...
  • Page 105: Installing The Bj Cartridge In Your Fax

    Installing the BJ cartridge in your fax ___________ When there is no BJ cartridge installed in your fax, PUT IN CARTRIDGE is displayed on the LCD. Make sure the fax is plugged in. Open the printer cover by gently pulling it towards you (see p.
  • Page 106: Testing The Fax

    Close the printer cover. If the AUTO TEST PRINT setting is set to The fax automatically prints a test page. The fax prints a test page every time you insert a BJ cartridge. You can turn off automatic test printing by changing the AUTO TEST PRINT setting.
  • Page 107: Setting The Tel Line Type

    Setting the TEL LINE TYPE See pp. 2-2, 2-3 for the buttons on the operation panel. Press [Function]. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use [3] or [4] to select TEL LINE TYPE. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select TOUCH TONE. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 108: Registering The Access Type And The Outside Line Access Number

    Registering the access type and the outside line access number ____________________________ See pp. 2-2, 2-3 for the buttons on the operation panel. Press [Function]. Press [Start/Copy] twice. Use [3] or [4] to select R-KEY SETTING. Press [Start/Copy]. Use [3] or [4] to select PBX. Press [Start/Copy].
  • Page 109 1-14...
  • Page 110: Attaching Components

    Table of Contents INTRODUCTION Using this guide ... v Customer support ... v Important safety instructions ... vi SETTING UP Unpacking ... 1-1 Assembling the fax ... 1-3 Making connections ... 1-4 Loading paper... 1-7 Installing the BJ cartridge ... 1-9 Setting the TEL LINE TYPE ...
  • Page 111: Requirements

    Table of Contents DOCUMENTS Preparing documents... 3-1 AND PAPER Loading documents... 3-2 Paper requirements ... 3-3 MAKING Copying documents ... 4-1 COPIES SENDING Preparing to send a document ... 5-1 DOCUMENTS Sending documents ... 5-2 Cancelling sending ... 5-5 Automatic dialling ... 5-5 Special dialling ...
  • Page 112: Telephone

    Fax/Tel mode ... 6-2 Receiving documents manually: MANUAL MODE ... 6-4 Receiving documents with an answering machine: ANS.MACHINE MODE (FAX-B120/B115 only) ... 6-4 Saving ink while receiving documents... 6-5 Receiving documents in memory while performing another task or when a problem occurs ... 6-5 Polling to receive documents...
  • Page 113: Menu

    Table of Contents SETTINGS AND Selecting a menu ... 8-1 Activity reports... 8-7 ACTIVITY REPORTS SOLUTIONS TO Clearing jams ... 9-1 COMMON PROBLEMS Periodic cleaning ... 9-3 Troubleshooting... 9-8 LCD messages ... 9-15 In case of a power failure ... 9-19 Specifications...S-1 Index...
  • Page 114 • H12261 (FAX-B120/B115) Copyright Copyright F 2002 by Canon Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Canon Inc.
  • Page 115: Guide

    In addition, this guide uses brackets to identify the buttons you press when performing different functions: [Stop]. This guide contains information for three Canon models. Please note that the illustrations of the fax in this guide may differ from your model. Instructions for specific models are labelled with the fax names.
  • Page 116: Printer Cover

    • Do not allow small objects (such as pins, paper clips, or staples) to fall into the fax. If something does fall into the fax, unplug it immediately and contact your local authorised Canon dealer or the Canon help line.
  • Page 117: Power Supply

    If you notice anything unusual (smoke, strange odours, noises) around the fax, unplug it immediately. Contact your local authorised Canon dealer or the Canon help line. • Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord, and do not place the fax where the cord will be walked on.

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