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MX-M350U
MX-M450U
MX-M350N
MX-M450N
LASER PRINTER
OPERATION MANUAL
(for general information and copier operation)
PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
• BEFORE USING
THE PRODUCT
• MANAGING THE MACHINE
• PERIPHERAL DEVICES
PART 2: COPIER OPERATION
• MAKING COPIES
• CONVENIENT COPY
FUNCTIONS
• MACHINE MAINTENANCE
(FOR COPYING)
• DOCUMENT FILING
FUNCTION
• SPECIFICATIONS
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  • Page 1 MODEL MX-M350U MX-M450U MX-M350N MX-M450N LASER PRINTER OPERATION MANUAL (for general information and copier operation) PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION • BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT • MANAGING THE MACHINE • PERIPHERAL DEVICES PART 2: COPIER OPERATION • MAKING COPIES • CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS •...
  • Page 2 Model Number Serial Number Date of Purchase Place of Purchase Authorized Sharp Copier Service Department Number For users in the USA This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 3: Trademark Acknowledgments

    • PCL is a registered trademark of the Hewlett-Packard Company. • IBM, PC/AT, and PowerPC are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. • Sharpdesk is a trademark of Sharp Corporation. • All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
  • Page 5 Part 1: General Information...
  • Page 7: Product Configurations

    While every effort has been made to make this document as accurate and helpful as possible, SHARP Corporation makes no warranty of any kind with regard to its content. All information included herein is subject to change without notice. SHARP is not responsible for any loss or damages, direct or indirect, arising from or related to the use of this operation manual.
  • Page 8: Operation Manuals

    OPERATION MANUALS The following operation manuals are provided for the machine. Please read the appropriate manuals as needed for the features you wish to learn about. ● Operation manual (for general information and copier operation) (this manual): The first half of this manual provides general information about the machine, including safety information, loading paper, removing misfeeds, and regular maintenance.
  • Page 9: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Improper installation may damage this product. Please note the following during initial installation and whenever the machine is moved. 1.The machine should be installed near an accessible power outlet for easy connection. 2.Be sure to connect the power cord only to a power outlet that meets the specified voltage and current requirements.
  • Page 10: Cautions

    With the exception of instances provided for by law, Sharp Corporation bears no responsibility for any damages or loss due to the loss of stored document data.
  • Page 11: Laser Information

    Laser Information Wave length 785 nm Pulse times North America: Europe: Output power 0.2 mW - 0.4 mW At the production line, the output power of the scanner unit is adjusted to 0.4 MILLIWATT PLUS 8 % and is maintained constant by the operation of the Automatic Power Control (APC).
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    ● Staple cartridge replacement and staple jam removal... 3-19 ● Misfeed in the saddle stitch finisher ... 3-22 ● Troubleshooting (concerning the saddle stitch finisher) ... 3-24 SHARP OSA... 3-25 APPLICATION COMMUNICATION MODULE (MX-AMX2) 3-25 ● Standard application setup ... 3-25 ●...
  • Page 13: Contents

    CHAPTER 5 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS SPECIAL MODES... 5-2 ● General procedure for using special functions ... 5-2 ● Margin shift... 5-3 ● Erase ... 5-4 ● Dual page copy ... 5-5 ● Pamphlet copy... 5-6 ● Job build ... 5-8 ●...
  • Page 15 CHAPTER 1 BEFORE USING THE PRODUCT This chapter contains basic information that should be read before using the product. INTRODUCTION... 1-2 MAIN FEATURES ... 1-3 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS... 1-9 ● Exterior... 1-9 ● Interior ... 1-10 ● Part names and functions of peripheral devices ... 1-11 ●...
  • Page 16: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing a SHARP digital multifunction copier. Please read this manual before using the machine. In particular, be sure to read "INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS" before using the machine. Please keep this manual close at hand for reference whenever necessary.
  • Page 17: Main Features

    MAIN FEATURES The digital multifunction copier is capable of performing a variety of functions. This page shows features related to the copy function. ● Sort mode See page 1-3 ● Group mode See page 1-3 ● 2-sided Copy See page 1-3 (When the duplex module is installed.) ●...
  • Page 18 MAIN FEATURES Reduction / Enlargement Copies can be enlarged or reduced to the desired size. Original Copy Enlargement XY Zoom Separate ratio settings can be selected for the length and width of a copy. Original Margin Shift Margins can be added to copies. One-sided copying Image shifted Original...
  • Page 19: Main Features

    Job Build See page 5-8 When you have a very large number of originals, the pages can be scanned in sets. 100 sheets 50 sheets Tandem Copy See page 5-10 Two machines can be used to run a large copy job in parallel.
  • Page 20 MAIN FEATURES Card Shot The front and back of a card can be copied onto one sheet of paper. This function is convenient for making copies for certification purposes and helps save paper. Original Copy CARD CARD Front of card Back of card Example:...
  • Page 21 Page numbering See page 5-35 Page numbers can be added to copies. Text See page 5-39 Entered text can be added to copies. Meeting Interrupting a copy run See page 5-44 A copy job in progress can be interrupted for a rush job.
  • Page 22: Energy Saving Features

    MAIN FEATURES Hole punching Copies can be punched to add holes. Original Punch positions * When the saddle stitch finisher and punch module are installed. Products that have earned the ENERGY STAR through superior energy efficiency. Achieves ENERGY STAR energy savings; product fully qualifies when used with a duplexer. The Environmental Choice Program guidelines are applied to the products only in Canada.
  • Page 23: Part Names And Functions

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Exterior (1) Bypass tray* (2) Exit tray* (3) Automatic document feeder (See page 4-2.) This automatically feeds and scans multiple sheet originals. Both sides of two-sided originals can be scanned at once. (4) Duplex module* Module for two-sided printing (5) Upper paper output area (Center tray) Finished sheets are deposited here.
  • Page 24: Interior

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Interior (14) (14) Duplex module side cover Open when a misfeed has occurred in the duplex module. (15) Side cover latch Push up to open the side cover when a misfeed has occurred in the main unit. (16) Fusing unit Lift up to open the side cover when a misfeed has occurred in the main unit.
  • Page 25: Part Names And Functions Of Peripheral Devices

    Part names and functions of peripheral devices (11) (10) (1) Upper exit tray extension (AR-TE4) Mount this unit to the upper paper exit tray. This extension is needed to support large size paper. (2) Finisher (AR-FN6) Output sheets can either be sorted in page order or grouped by page.
  • Page 26: Other Optional Equipment

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS ■ Other optional equipment ●Network expansion kit (MX-NBX2) This is required to add on the network function. When this expansion kit is installed, the machine can be used as a network printer. ●Network expansion kit (MX-NBX3) Required to add the network function and a hard drive to the machine.
  • Page 27: Operation Panel

    Operation panel PRINT When the document filing function has not been added. (1) Touch panel The machine status, messages and touch keys are displayed on the panel. The document filing* copy, network scanner* , fax* , and Internet fax* functions are used by switching to the screen for the desired function.
  • Page 28: Touch Panel

    PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Touch panel The touch panel screens shown in this manual are printed images, and may appear different from the actual screens. ■ Using the touch panel [Example 1] Items on the touch panel JOB QUEUE SETS / PROG are easily selectable by COPY 003 / 000...
  • Page 29 ■ Job status screen (common to print, scan, fax and Internet fax) This screen is displayed when the [JOB STATUS] key on the operation panel is pressed. This screen can be used to display the "JOB QUEUE" (showing stored jobs and the current job) or the "COMPLETE"...
  • Page 30 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS (3) [PRINT JOB] key This displays the print job list of print mode (copying, printing, fax reception, Internet fax reception, and self printing). (4) [SCAN TO] key This displays the transmission status and finished jobs of scan mode (Scan to e-mail, Scan to FTP, Scan to Desktop, and Scan to Network Folder) when the network scanner option is installed.
  • Page 31: Turning The Power On And Off

    TURNING THE POWER ON AND OFF Use the power switch on the front of the machine to turn the power on or off. "ON" position "OFF" position Power switch NOTES ● Turn both switches off and unplug the power cord if you suspect a machine failure, if there is a bad thunderstorm nearby, or when you are moving the machine.
  • Page 32: Auditing Mode

    AUDITING MODE Auditing mode can be enabled to keep track of the number of pages printed and transmitted (scanned) by each account (up to 500 accounts can be established). The page counts can be viewed and totaled as needed. <This mode is enabled in the administrator settings separately for the copy, printer, fax, Internet fax, network scanner, document filing functions.
  • Page 33: Managing The Machine

    CHAPTER 2 MANAGING THE MACHINE This chapter explains how to load paper, replace the toner cartridge, and remove paper misfeeds. It also contains information about supplies. LOADING PAPER ... 2-2 ● Loading paper in paper tray 1 ... 2-2 ● Changing the paper size in paper tray 1 ...
  • Page 34: Loading Paper

    ● Do not use curled or folded paper. Doing so may cause a misfeed. ● For best results use paper supplied by SHARP. (See page 2-4.) ● When you change the paper type and size in paper tray 1, set the paper type and size referring to "Setting the paper type and paper size"...
  • Page 35: Specifications Of Paper Trays

    Specifications of paper trays The specifications for types and sizes of paper that can be used in each tray are shown below. Tray Tray No. Applicable paper types (tray name) Paper tray 1 Tray 1 Plain paper (Refer to the next page for applicable plain papers.) Multi purpose Tray 2...
  • Page 36: Applicable Plain Paper

    ● The image quality and toner fusibility of special papers may change due to ambient conditions, operating conditions, and paper characteristics, resulting in image quality inferior to that of SHARP standard paper. Paper in AB system A5 to A3 16 to 28 lbs.
  • Page 37: Setting The Paper Type And Paper Size

    Setting the paper type and paper size Follow these steps to change the paper type setting if the paper type is changed in either paper tray. For the paper types that can be used in each tray, see page 2-3. Press the [SYSTEM SETTINGS] key.
  • Page 38: Setting The Paper Size When A Special Size Is Loaded

    LOADING PAPER Select the size of paper that was loaded in the tray. Touch the appropriate keys (checkboxes). SYSTEM SETTINGS TRAY 2 TYPE/SIZE SETTING TYPE SIZE 11X17,8 X14,8 X11 AUTO-INCH PLAIN 8 X11R,7 X10 ,5 X8 R A3,A4,A4R,A5R,B4,B5 AUTO-AB B5R,216X330(8 X13) SIZE INPUT [AUTO-INCH] key : Select when you have loaded...
  • Page 39: Programming And Editing Paper Types

    Programming and editing paper types To program or edit the name of a paper type or set paper attributes, follow the steps below. Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Setting the paper type and paper size" (page 2-5) Touch the [PAPER TYPE REGISTRATION] key.
  • Page 40: Loading Paper In The Multi Purpose Drawer

    LOADING PAPER Loading paper in the multi purpose drawer The method of loading paper into the multipurpose drawer is the same as for paper tray 1 described on page 2-2. For specifications of paper, see page 2-3. When loading envelopes, postcards or transparency film, follow the descriptions below.
  • Page 41: Printing Onto Envelopes

    Printing onto envelopes ● Do not use envelopes that have metal clasps, plastic snaps, string closures, windows, linings, self-adhesive patches or synthetic materials. Attempting to print on these may cause misfeeds, inadequate toner adherence or other trouble. ● Creases or smudging may occur. This is especially true of embossed surfaces and other irregular surfaces. ●...
  • Page 42: Specifications (Multi Purpose Drawer)

    Middle and lower paper trays: Up to 500 sheets of SHARP recommended plain paper can be loaded in these trays. The method of loading paper is the same as for paper tray 1 in the main unit. See the description (page 2-2).
  • Page 43: Loading Paper In The Stand/Mpd & 2000 Sheet Paper Drawer

    Loading paper in the stand/MPD & 2000 sheet paper drawer Upper paper tray: The upper paper tray is equivalent to the multi purpose drawer. The method of loading paper and the paper that can be used are the same as for the multi purpose drawer. Refer to the description of the multi purpose drawer (see page 2-8).
  • Page 44: System Settings

    SYSTEM SETTINGS The system settings can be used as needed to meet the needs of your workplace. The items that can be set with the system settings are shown below. ● Total count ....The number of pages processed by the machine and optional equipment ●...
  • Page 45 Touch the [DATE FORMAT] key. The following screen appears. SYSTEM SETTINGS DATE FORMAT 2010/04/04/SUN 11:30 DAY-NAME YYYY/MM/DD POSITION MM/DD/YYYY FIRST DD/MM/YYYY LAST If you wish to change the format of the date and time, touch the desired format keys. Touched keys are highlighted. The selected format is applied to lists printed out in "LIST PRINT".
  • Page 46: About The Settings

    SYSTEM SETTINGS About the settings ■ Total count This displays the following sheet counts (the counts that can be displayed vary depending on the options installed): (1) Number of pages output by the machine. (2) Number of original pages transmitted by the machine.
  • Page 47: Replacing The Toner Cartridge

    REPLACING THE TONER CARTRIDGE When toner runs low, a message will appear to inform you that the toner cartridge must be replaced. NOTE To view the approximate amount of toner remaining, hold down the [COPY] key during printing or when the machine is on standby.
  • Page 48: Storage Of Supplies

    Standard supplies for this product that can replaced by the user include paper, toner cartridges, and staple cartridges for the finisher. For best copying results, be sure to use only Sharp Genuine Supplies which are designed, engineered, and tested to maximize the life and performance of Sharp products. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the toner package.
  • Page 49: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL When a misfeed has occurred during printing, the message "A MISFEED HAS OCCURRED". will appear in the touch panel display of the operation panel and printing including copying and facsimile output will stop. The approximate misfeed locations are indicated with " on misfeed removal are also shown.
  • Page 50: Misfeed In The Transport Area, Fusing Area, And Exit Area

    MISFEED REMOVAL Misfeed in the transport area, fusing area, and exit area CAUTION The fusing unit is hot. Take care in removing paper. (Do not touch the metal parts.) Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the module and gently move the module away from the machine.
  • Page 51: Misfeed In The Duplex Module

    Misfeed in the duplex module Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the unit and gently move the module away from the machine. If the duplex module has an exit tray, rotate it up out of the way and open the cover of the duplex module.
  • Page 52: Misfeed In The Paper Feed Area

    MISFEED REMOVAL Misfeed in the paper feed area NOTE Be sure to follow the misfeed removal sequence. Do not pull the tray out immediately as the misfeed may have occurred with paper partially fed out of the tray. Open the left cover and see if there is misfed paper first (steps 1 and 2).
  • Page 53 ■ Misfeed in the multi purpose drawer Unlatch the duplex module and slide it to the left. Unlatch the module and gently move the module away from the machine. If the machine is not equipped with a duplex module, open the side cover similarly.
  • Page 54: Removing An Original Misfeed

    REMOVING AN ORIGINAL MISFEED Removing a misfed original from the automatic document feeder If an original misfeed occurs in the automatic document feeder, follow the steps below to remove the misfed original. NOTES ● For misfeed removal in the main unit and other peripheral devices, see page 2-17 ●...
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    In this event, stop using the machine, unplug the power cord, and contact your Sharp dealer. Note: Letters and numbers appear in "**-**". When you contact your Sharp dealer, please tell your dealer what letters and numbers appear.
  • Page 56 SHARP- Use SHARP-recommended paper. (Page 2-16) Do not use curled or crimped paper. If you will not use the paper for a long time, remove the paper from the tray and store it in the wrapper in a cool and dark location so that it will not absorb moisture.
  • Page 57 Check other than SHARP- Use SHARP-recommended paper. (Page 2-16) Use paper within the specifications. Be sure to store paper in the wrapper in a dry location and do not store paper in a location that is ●humid ●at a high temperature or an extremely low temperature ●exposed to direct sunlight...
  • Page 59: Peripheral Devices

    CHAPTER 3 PERIPHERAL DEVICES This chapter describes operating instructions for the Mail-Bin Stacker, the Finisher, the Saddle Stitch Finisher, and the Duplex Module, as well as Sharp OSA (application communication module and external account module). DUPLEX MODULE ... 3-2 ●...
  • Page 60: Duplex Module

    DUPLEX MODULE If a duplex module is installed, printing onto both sides of paper can be performed. Two types of duplex modules are available: duplex module/bypass tray and duplex module. The descriptions in this manual are for the duplex module/bypass tray. For information on misfeed removal for these modules, see page 2-19. Part names Exit tray The tray is extendable to support...
  • Page 61: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    ● When loading plain paper other than SHARP standard paper, special media other than postcards, SHARP-recommended transparency film, or paper to be printed on the back, the paper must be loaded one sheet at a time.
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting (Concerning The Duplex Module)

    DUPLEX MODULE Troubleshooting (concerning the duplex module) Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Message indicating the paper type cannot be used for two-sided printing displayed? Message indicating the paper size The machine will not cannot be used for two-sided printing print duplex prints.
  • Page 63: Mail-Bin Stacker

    MAIL-BIN STACKER The mail-bin stacker has 7 mail bins which can each be designated to receive printed output from a user or a group of users . Output paper in the copy mode and the fax mode will be delivered to the top tray of the stacker separated from printed output.
  • Page 64: Misfeed In The Mail-Bin Stacker

    MAIL-BIN STACKER Misfeed in the mail-bin stacker If a misfeed has occurred in the mail-bin stacker during printing, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Open the top cover. Move the tab in the Top cover direction of the arrow as shown in the illustration to open the top cover.
  • Page 65: Finisher

    FINISHER The finisher can deliver collated sets either stapled or unstapled. Unstapled sets can be offset stacked from the previous set for easy separation of the sets. Part names Latch Release the latch to open the finisher for misfeed removal. Top cover Open misfeed...
  • Page 66: Finisher Functions

    FINISHER Finisher functions ■ Sort mode Sorted sets will be delivered. Original Printouts ■ Offset mode Offset mode Non-offset mode ■ Staple sort mode Collated sets will be stapled and delivered to the offset tray. The stapling positions, orientation, paper size for stapling, and stapling capacity are shown below.
  • Page 67: Using The Finisher Functions

    Using the finisher functions When the [OUTPUT] key on the main screen of copy mode is touched, a screen for selecting the sort/group/staple sort functions and selecting an exit tray will appear. As a selection is made, the touch key for the selection will be highlighted.
  • Page 68: Staple Cartridge Replacement

    FINISHER Staple cartridge replacement When the staple cartridge becomes empty, the message "Add staples." will appear in the message display of the operation panel. Follow the procedure below to replace the staple cartridge. Open the front cover. Turn the staple unit to face up. Pull the release lever for the staple box and remove the box.
  • Page 69 ■ Checking the staple unit If the message "CHECK THE STAPLER UNIT" or "CHECK STAPLER POSITION OR STAPLER JAM" appears, follow the procedure below. Open the finisher compiler. Release the latch to open compiler. Remove the misfed paper from the stapler compiler.
  • Page 70: Misfeed In The Finisher

    FINISHER Misfeed in the finisher When a misfeed occurs in the finisher, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Remove the misfed paper from the output area. Be careful not to tear the misfed removal. Open the finisher top cover. Move the tab in the Top cover direction of the arrow as...
  • Page 71: Troubleshooting Finisher Problems

    Troubleshooting finisher problems Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Are any finisher covers open? The finisher does Message indicating need to remove not operate. paper from displayed? Is a "CHECK THE STAPLER UNIT" or "CHECK STAPLER POSITION OR STAPLER JAM"...
  • Page 72: Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER The saddle stitch finisher can automatically place two staples for centerline binding of prints or copies and fold them along the centerline. An optional hole punching unit is available for installation into the finisher. Part names Stapler compiler Paper to be stapled is stacked temporarily.
  • Page 73: Saddle Stitch Finisher Functions

    8-1/2" x 11" or A4 or smaller size: 50 sheets*(20 lbs. or 80 g/m Stapling capacity 8-1/2" x 14" or B4 or larger size: 25 sheets*(20 lbs. or 80 g/m *Up to two sheets of 34 lbs. or 128 g/m Upper tray: Single staple can be placed in the top left or lower left corners or two Staples staples can be centered on the left side.
  • Page 74: Staple Sort Mode

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER ■ Staple sort mode Collated sets of prints or copies will be stapled and delivered to the offset tray. When saddle stitching is selected, the prints or copies will be stapled at the center and delivered to the saddle stitch tray. The stapling positions, orientation, paper size for stapling, and stapling capacity are shown below.
  • Page 75: Saddle Stitch Function

    ■ Saddle stitch function The saddle stitch finisher can automatically place two staples for centerline binding of prints or copies and fold them along the centerline. ■ Hole punching (only if a punch module is installed) If the saddle stitch finisher is equipped with a hole punch module, printed paper can be hole punched and delivered to the offset tray.
  • Page 76: Using The Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Using the saddle stitch finisher When [OUTPUT] is selected on the main screen of copy mode, a screen for making selections for sort, group, staple sort, saddle stitch, punch and exit tray will appear. OUTPUT SORT STAPLE SORT GROUP (1) [GROUP] key (See page 3-15.)
  • Page 77: Staple Cartridge Replacement And Staple Jam Removal

    Staple cartridge replacement and staple jam removal When the staple cartridge becomes empty or staples become jammed, a message will appear in the message display of the operation panel. Follow the procedure below to replace the staple cartridge or remove jammed staples. ■...
  • Page 78: Staple Jam Removal

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER ■ Staple jam removal Unlatch the saddle stitch finisher and slide it away from the machine. Open the front cover. Turn roller rotating knob C as shown in the illustration until the blue indication is seen. Roller rotating knob C Blue Remove the paper from the stapler...
  • Page 79: Disposal Of Hole Punch Scrap

    Turn roller rotating knob A in the direction of the arrow to move the staple unit to the front. Turn the roller rotating knob until the triangle mark is aligned with the index. Roller rotating knob A Staple unit Remove the staple box. Raise the lever at the end of the staple box.
  • Page 80: Misfeed In The Saddle Stitch Finisher

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Misfeed in the saddle stitch finisher When a misfeed occurs in the saddle stitch finisher, remove the misfed paper following the procedure below. Press the detach button and separate the saddle stitch finisher from the machine. CAUTION The saddle stitch finisher and the machine are connected at the rear.
  • Page 81 Open the front cover. Rotate roller rotating knob D in the direction of the arrow. Roller rotating knob D Remove any misfed paper from the saddle stitch tray. Remove gently, taking care not to tear it. Close the cover of the saddle stitch section. Close the front cover.
  • Page 82: Troubleshooting (Concerning The Saddle Stitch Finisher)

    SADDLE STITCH FINISHER Troubleshooting (concerning the saddle stitch finisher) Check the list below before calling for service. Problem Are any saddle stitch finisher covers open? Close all covers. (See page 3-14.) The saddle stitch finisher does Message indicating need to remove paper operate.
  • Page 83: Sharp Osa

    There are two methods for selecting a standard application that has been registered in the machine's Web pages. ■ Selecting a standard application from the job status screen The Sharp OSA icon will appear in the lower left-hand corner of the job status screen. Follow the steps below to select a standard application.
  • Page 84: Operation In Osa Mode

    APPLICATION COMMUNICATION MODULE (MX-AMX2) ■ Selecting the standard application from document filing mode The [Sharp OSA] key appears in the upper right-hand corner of the document filing screen. Follow the steps below to select a standard application. Touch the [Sharp OSA] key.
  • Page 85: External Account Module (Mx-Amx3)

    When the [ENABLE AUTHENTICATION BY EXTERNAL SERVER] checkbox is selected in "External account setting" of "Sharp OSA settings" in the administrator settings, the machine enters external authentication mode. When the machine is powered on in external authentication mode, the machine accesses the external account application and displays the login screen.
  • Page 87 Part 2: Copier Operation...
  • Page 89: Making Copies

    CHAPTER 4 MAKING COPIES This chapter explains the basic procedures for making copies, including selection of the copy ratio and other copy settings. AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER ... 4-2 ● Acceptable originals ... 4-2 PLACING ORIGINALS... 4-3 CHECKING THE SIZE OF A PLACED ORIGINAL ... 4-5 ●...
  • Page 90: Automatic Document Feeder

    AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER The automatic document feeder automatically feeds originals into the machine, making continuous copying possible. In addition, both sides of two-sided sheet originals can be simultaneously scanned. This function is convenient when you have a large number of original pages to scan. Acceptable originals A stack of up to 50 original sheets (30 original sheets* set in the document feeder tray provided the stack height is within the limit shown below.
  • Page 91: Placing Originals

    PLACING ORIGINALS ■ Using automatic feeder Open the document cover, make sure that an original has not been left on the document glass, and then gently close the document cover. Adjust the original guides to the size of the originals. Place the originals face down in the document feeder tray.
  • Page 92 PLACING ORIGINALS ■ Standard original placement orientations [Example 1] Document feeder tray Bottom [Example 2] Bottom ■ Automatic copy image rotation - rotation copying If the orientation of the originals and copy paper are different, the original image will be automatically rotated 90 and copied.
  • Page 93: Checking The Size Of A Placed Original

    CHECKING THE SIZE OF A PLACED ORIGINAL If the placed original is a standard size, the size will be automatically detected (automatic original detection function) and displayed in the touch panel. Make sure that the correct size has been detected. (A) : The original size is displayed.
  • Page 94: Storing, Deleting, And Using Original Sizes

    STORING, DELETING, AND USING ORIGINAL SIZES Up to 9 special original sizes can be stored. Stored sizes can be easily called up and are not erased if the power is turned off. Storing a frequently used original size saves you the trouble of manually setting the size each time you copy that size of document.
  • Page 95: Normal Copying

    NORMAL COPYING This section describes the normal copying procedure. Making copies with the automatic document feeder ■ 1-sided copies of 1-sided originals Original Place the originals in the document feeder tray. (pages 4-3 to 4-6) Make sure that the 1-sided to 1-sided copy mode is selected.
  • Page 96 NORMAL COPYING Select the desired output mode (page 4-9). The sort mode is the 2-SIDED COPY default mode. select OUTPUT mode, [OUTPUT] touch the [GROUP] key FILE on the output setting screen, and then touch the [OK] key on the setting screen.
  • Page 97 ■ Copy output (sort and group) Example: Making five sets or five copies each of three originals ● Sorting copies into sets Original SPECIAL MODES 2-SIDED COPY OUTPUT LOGOUT Touch the Set the [OUTPUT] key number of copies (5) When using the automatic document feeder, sorting is automatically selected when the original is placed in the document feeder.
  • Page 98: Automatic Two-Sided Copying Using The Automatic Document Feeder

    NORMAL COPYING Automatic two-sided document feeder When the optional duplex module is installed, the following automatic two-sided copying can be performed. The paper is automatically turned over during copying, allowing two-sided copies to be made with ease. Original Copy Place the originals in the document feeder tray.
  • Page 99: Copying From The Document Glass

    Copying from the document glass When copying originals which cannot be fed from the automatic document feeder such as thick originals, open the document cover and copy the originals from the document glass. ■ 1-sided copies of 1-sided originals Original Place the original on the document glass.
  • Page 100 NORMAL COPYING Select the desired output mode. (page 4- Group 2-SIDED COPY default mode. To select sort mode, OUTPUT touch key, touch the [SORT] key in the screen that FILE appears, and then touch the [OK] key. Use the numeric keys to set the desired number of copies.
  • Page 101: Automatic Two-Sided Copying From The Document Glass

    Automatic two-sided copying from the document glass When the optional duplex module is installed, the following automatic two-sided copying can be performed. The paper is automatically turned over during copying, allowing two-sided copies to be made with ease. Original Place the original on the document glass. (pages 4-3 to 4-6) Original scale Original scale...
  • Page 102: Adjusting The Exposure

    ADJUSTING THE EXPOSURE Select an appropriate exposure mode for the original to be copied. The selections are AUTO, TEXT, TEXT/PHOTO and PHOTO. ■ Automatic exposure adjustment AUTO The default exposure ORIGINAL setting is "AUTO", which automatically AUTO the exposure for the EXPOSURE original.
  • Page 103: Reduction/Enlargement/Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Reduction and enlargement ratios can be selected automatically or manually. ● Automatic selection: Auto image (see below) ● Manual selection: Preset copy ratios/zoom (see page 4-16) Automatic selection (auto image) The reduction or enlargement ratio will be selected automatically based on the original size and the selected paper size. Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass.
  • Page 104: Manual Selection (Preset Copy Ratios/Zoom)

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Manual selection (preset copy ratios/zoom) Preset ratios (maximum 400%, minimum 25%) can be selected with the enlargement and reduction keys. In addition, the zoom keys can be used to select any ratio from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. <The administrator setting on page 16 of the administrator settings guide can be used to set two additional enlargement ratios and two additional reduction ratios.>...
  • Page 105 Make sure that an appropriate paper size has been selected based on the selected ratio. ORIGINAL AUTO EXPOSURE Auto paper select display 8 x11 1 / 2 AUTO PAPER SELECT COPY RATIO NOTE If the auto paper select display does not appear, a tray with the correct size of paper for the selected ratio will not be automatically selected.
  • Page 106: Xy Zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM XY ZOOM The XY ZOOM feature allows the horizontal and vertical copy ratios to be changed separately. The ratios can be set from 25% to 400% in increments of 1%. Example: Selecting 100% for the length and 50% for the width Original Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass.
  • Page 107 Use the reduction, enlargement, and ZOOM ([ ], [ ]) keys to change the copy ratio in the vertical (Y) direction. A fixed ratio key will not become when touched. ZOOM The zoom keys can be used to change the ratio from 25% to 400% in ZOOM increments of 1%.
  • Page 108: Special Papers

    SPECIAL PAPERS The tray 2 and the bypass tray on the optional duplex module with bypass tray can be used to make copies on transparencies, postcards, label sheets, envelopes* *1 Envelopes can be placed in the tray 2. Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the document glass.
  • Page 109 CHAPTER 5 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS This chapter explains special-purpose functions, storing of copy settings, and other convenient functions. Please select and read sections of this chapter as needed. SPECIAL MODES... 5-2 ● General procedure for using special functions ... 5-2 ●...
  • Page 110: Special Modes

    SPECIAL MODES Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main screen of copy mode to open the special modes screen. The following functions can be selected in the special modes screen. Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main screen. READY TO SCAN FOR COPY.
  • Page 111: Margin Shift

    Margin shift The margin shift function will automatically shift the text or image on the copy paper approximately 1/2" (10 mm) in its initial setting. This function is convenient when stapling or binding copies with a string. NOTES ● The initial setting for the margin width can be changed in the administrator settings to any value from 0 to 1" (0 to 20 mm).
  • Page 112: Erase

    SPECIAL MODES Erase The erase function is used to erase the shadow lines on copies produced when copying thick originals or books. The erase modes that can be selected are shown below. The erase width is approximately 1/2" (10 mm) in it's initial setting.
  • Page 113: Dual Page Copy

    Dual page copy The dual page copy function produces separate copies of two documents placed side by side on the document glass. This function is especially useful when copying books and other bound documents. [Example] Copying right and left pages of a book Book original To display the special modes screen...
  • Page 114: Pamphlet Copy

    SPECIAL MODES Pamphlet copy The pamphlet copy function is used to arrange copies in proper order for eventual center-stapling and folding into a booklet. Two original pages are copied onto each side of copy paper. Four pages are, therefore, copied onto one sheet. This function is convenient for arranging copies into an attractive booklet or pamphlet.
  • Page 115 Select whether or not you wish to copy on the cover ("YES" or "NO"). PRINT ON COVER Select the paper tray for the cover. (1)The currently selected CANCEL paper tray for the PAPER TRAY cover is displayed. (2)The size and type of TRAY2 paper in the currently 8 x11...
  • Page 116: Job Build

    SPECIAL MODES Job build Use job build mode when you need to copy more originals than can be placed in the document feeder at once. The maximum number of originals that can be placed in the document feeder at once is 50 sheets (30 sheets when the size is B4 or larger;...
  • Page 117 ■ Changing the copy settings for each set of originals When using job build mode, you can change the copy settings each time you place a set of originals. After performing step 4 on page 5-8, follow the steps below. Touch the [CHANGE] key.
  • Page 118: Tandem Copy

    SPECIAL MODES Tandem copy This function can only be used on the MX-M350N/MX-M450N, or when the network function has been added. Two machines connected to the same network can be used to run a large copy job in parallel. By dividing the job in half, approximately half the time is required to complete the job. To use this function, two machines must be connected to your network as network printers.
  • Page 119 Press the [START] key. NOTES ● To perform tandem copying, the server machine and client machine must meet certain conditions. After the [START] key is pressed on the server machine, the server machine verifies that the conditions have been met. If the conditions have not been met, tandem copying does not begin and "TANDEM OUTPUT IS NOT ALLOWED.
  • Page 120: Covers/Inserts

    SPECIAL MODES Covers/inserts A different type of paper can be inserted in positions corresponding to front and back covers of a copy job when the automatic document feeder is used. A different type of paper can also be automatically added as an insert at specified pages.
  • Page 121 ■ Procedure for inserting front and back cover paper The paper for the front cover is called the front cover paper ("FRONT COVER" in the touch panel). The paper for the back cover is called the back cover paper ("BACK COVER" in the touch panel). ●Examples of insertion methods for the front and back cover paper are given on pages 5-18 to 5-21.
  • Page 122 SPECIAL MODES ■ Procedure for adding inserts You can have different paper automatically inserted as an insert at a specified pages. Two types of insert paper can be used. These are specified with the [INSERTION TYPE A SETTING] key and [INSERTION TYPE B SETTING] in the touch panel.
  • Page 123 Touch the [INSERTION SETTINGS] key to specify the pages where you wish to insert the insert papers of [INSERTION TYPE A SETTING] [INSERTION SETTING]. CANCE RTION SETTING INSERTION SETTINGS TION SETTING Touch the [INSERTION TYPE A] key or the [INSERTION TYPE B] key, enter the page number where you wish to insert the insert paper with the numeric keys, and then touch the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 124 SPECIAL MODES ■ Checking, editing, and deleting cover/insert pages The [PAGE LAYOUT] key appears after covers/inserts settings are configured (the settings of step 1 through step 7 on pages 5-13 and 5-14). The [PAGE LAYOUT] key is used for the following: ●...
  • Page 125 ■ Examples of covers and inserts The relations between the originals and finished copies when covers or inserts are inserted are shown on the following pages. Covers ●One-sided copying of one-sided originals (page 5-18) ●One-sided copying of two-sided originals (page 5-20) Inserts ●One-sided copying of one-sided originals (page 5-22)
  • Page 126 SPECIAL MODES ■ Covers (One-sided copying of one-sided originals) One-sided copies are made of the following one-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying One-sided No copying...
  • Page 127 ■ Covers (Two-sided copying of one-sided originals) Two-sided copies are made of the following one-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided...
  • Page 128 SPECIAL MODES ■ Covers (One-sided copying of Two-sided originals) One-sided copies are made of the following two-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying One-sided No copying...
  • Page 129 ■ Covers (Two-sided copying of two-sided originals) Two-sided copies are made of the following two-sided originals. 1st page 2nd page Copying on cover Front cover Back cover No copying No copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided No copying copying One-sided No copying copying Two-sided...
  • Page 130 SPECIAL MODES ■ Inserts (One-sided copying of one-sided originals) One-sided and two-sided copying is performed using the following one-sided originals. The insertion page of the insert is set to page 3. 1st page 2nd page Copying on Resulting copies (one-sided copying) insert No copying One-sided...
  • Page 131: Transparency Film With Insert Sheets

    Transparency film with insert sheets When copying onto transparency film, blank insert sheets can be placed between transparent sheets. Example: Inserting insert sheets between transparencies Originals (1-sided) Originals (2-sided) Inserts can also be Two-sided originals are only copied on. supported when automatic document feeder is used.
  • Page 132: Multi Shot

    SPECIAL MODES Select the tray 2. OR COPY. AUTO ORIGIN PLAIN 1. 8 x11 2. 8 x11 TRANSPARENCY EXPOS 3. 11x17 PLAIN PAPE 4. 8 x11 PLAIN COPY R To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions"...
  • Page 133 To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions" on page 5-2. Touch the [MULTI SHOT] key in the special modes screen (2nd screen). The MULTI SHOT setting screen will appear. TRANSPARENCY A multi shot icon ( MULTI SHOT INSERTS etc.) will also appear in...
  • Page 134: Book Copy

    SPECIAL MODES Book copy This function is convenient when you wish to compile copies of books or other bound originals into an attractive pamphlet format. The two pages of the open book are scanned as a set, and two pages each are copied onto the front and back sides of the copy paper (four pages are copied onto one sheet of copy paper).
  • Page 135: Card Shot

    Card shot When copying a card, this function allows you to combine the front and back sides on a single sheet of paper. This function is convenient for making copies for certification purposes and helps save paper. Original Copy CARD CARD Front of CARD...
  • Page 136 SPECIAL MODES Touch the outer [OK] key. You will return to the main screen of copy CANCEL mode. SIZE RESET FIT TO PAGE Place the original on the document glass. Place the front side of the original face down document cover. Follow steps 4 through 6 of "Copying from the document glass"...
  • Page 137: Mirror Image

    Mirror image This function is used to print a mirror image of the original. The images will be inverted in the right to left direction on the copies. Original To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions"...
  • Page 138: Contents

    SPECIAL MODES Print menu The date, a stamp, page numbers, and entered text can be printed on copies. Four selections are available for the PRINT MENU: • Date print (page 5-33) This prints the date on the paper. [Example] Printing 2010/APR/4 in the upper right- hand corner of the paper 2010/APR/4 The format of the date and the character that...
  • Page 139 ■ Common operation procedure for using the print menu To display the special modes screen... See "General procedure for using special functions" on page 5-2. Touch the [PRINT MENU] key in the special modes screen (3rd screen). The print menu setting screen will appear.
  • Page 140 SPECIAL MODES Check the print layout if needed (page 5- 41). To display the layout and print content of the LAYOUT CANCEL configured print menu, 2-SIDED ORIGINAL TYPE touch the [LAYOUT] key. The position can S WHEN COPYING ON COVERS/INSERTS settings needed.
  • Page 141 ■ Printing the date on copies The date can be printed on copies. Four selections each are available for the date format and the character that separates the year, month, and day. NOTE The date must be previously set in the system settings. (See page 2-14.) Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu"...
  • Page 142 SPECIAL MODES ■ Printing a stamp (reverse text) on copies A message such as "CONFIDENTIAL" can be printed in reverse text on copies. The following 12 messages are available. CONFIDENTIAL FOR YOUR INFO. DO NOT COPY URGENT You can select from three density levels for the background of the stamp. Two selections are available for the size of the stamp.
  • Page 143 ■ Printing the page number on copies The page number can be printed on copies. One of 6 formats can be selected for the page number. Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu" (page 5-31). Touch the [PAGE NUMBERING] key.
  • Page 144 SPECIAL MODES When covers/inserts are added and you wish to include the covers/inserts in the page number count, touch the [COVERS/ INSERTS COUNTING] key. LAST NUMBER AUTO COVERS/INSERTS COUNTING Select the checkboxes of the items that you wish to include in the page number count and then touch the [OK] key.
  • Page 145 Examples of page number printing Page number printing during one-sided copying (5 originals) Setting TOTAL PAGE FIRST NUMBER LAST NUMBER PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET FIRST NUMBER: 11 FIRST NUMBER: 11 LAST NUMBER: 13 Printed contents when TOTAL PAGE: 2 settings are changed as TOTAL PAGE: 15 follows FIRST NUMBER: 11...
  • Page 146 SPECIAL MODES Page number printing during two-sided copying of body pages with covers (one-side copying) inserted (9 originals) 1st page (front cover) Setting Value Front TOTAL PAGE AUTO FIRST NUMBER LAST NUMBER AUTO PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET COUNT FRONT Not selected COVER PRINTING STARTS FROM SHEET: 3...
  • Page 147 ■ Printing entered text on copies Entered text can be printed on copies. Up to 50 characters can be printed. Up to 30 sequences of frequently used text can be stored. See "Storing text sequences" (page 5-40). NOTE When the machine is connected to a network, the printed text sequences can be stored and deleted in the Web page.
  • Page 148 SPECIAL MODES Storing text sequences Follow steps 1 and 2 of "Common operation procedure for using the print menu" (page 5-31). Touch the [TEXT] key. LAYOUT CANCEL STAMP DATE PAGE TEXT NUMBERING Touch the [STORE/DELETE] key. PRE-SET RECALL STORE/DELETE Touch that programmed (a key in which No.
  • Page 149 ■ Checking and changing the print layout You can check the print layout after the print items have been selected. If needed you can change the print position or delete print content. Touch the [LAYOUT] key on the print menu screen.
  • Page 150: Storing, Using And Deleting Job Programs

    STORING, USING AND DELETING JOB PROGRAMS The steps of up to 10 copy jobs can be stored as job programs. Job programs can be called up with ease, and are retained even when the power is turned off. By storing frequently used copy settings in a job program, you can eliminate the bother of selecting the settings each time you use them for a copy job.
  • Page 151: Calling Up A Job Program

    Calling up a job program Press the [#/P] key. LOGOUT Touch the number key of the desired job program. JOB PROGRAMS automatically closes and PRESS PROGRAM NUMBER. the job program is called up. A number key that does not have a job program RECALL selected.
  • Page 152: Interrupting A Copy Run

    INTERRUPTING A COPY RUN The copy of the original scanned in interrupt mode is output before the remainder of the interrupted copy job. Touch the [INTERRUPT] key. If interrupt copying is INTERRUPT possible during a copy run, the [INTERRUPT] AUTO RIGINAL 8 x11 1 / 2...
  • Page 153: Machine Maintenance (For Copying)

    CHAPTER 6 MACHINE MAINTENANCE (FOR COPYING) This chapter explains procedures for cleaning the machine, and troubleshooting. USER MAINTENANCE ... 6-2 ● Cleaning the document glass and the automatic document feeder ... 6-2 ● Cleaning the main charger of the photoconductive drum... 6-2 TROUBLESHOOTING ...
  • Page 154: User Maintenance

    USER MAINTENANCE Cleaning the document glass and the automatic document feeder If the document glass, document cover or automatic document scanning unit have dirty spots, these spots will form lines in scanned images. These will show up as defects when the images are printed. Always keep these parts clean. If black or white stripes appear on printed images of originals that were fed through the automatic document feeder, wipe the long narrow glasses in the scanning unit ((A) and (B) in the illustration).
  • Page 155: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Check the following troubleshooting list before requesting service as many problems can be fixed by the user. If you are unable to solve the problem by checking the list, turn off the power switch, and unplug the power cord. Problems related to the copy function are described below.
  • Page 157: Document Filing Function

    CHAPTER 7 DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION OVERVIEW ... 7-2 ● Document filing function... 7-2 TO USE THE DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION... 7-4 ● A look at the operation panel ... 7-4 ● Saving files... 7-4 ● Main screen of document filing ... 7-5 ●...
  • Page 158: Overview

    OVERVIEW Document filing function This function can only be used on the MX-M350N/MX-M450N, or when the document filing function has been added. The document filing function allows you to save a document image in the machine's hard disk as a data file. The image can be called up and printed or transmitted as needed.
  • Page 159: Quick File Folder

    ● Except in cases provided for by law, SHARP Corporation bears no responsibility for any damages that result from the leaking of sensitive information due to 1) manipulation by a third party of any data saved using the Quick File function or filing function, or 2) incorrect operation of the Quick File function or filing function by the operator that saves the data.
  • Page 160: To Use The Document Filing Function

    TO USE THE DOCUMENT FILING FUNCTION A look at the operation panel (1) Touch panel (see the next page) This displays messages and keys. Keys can be touched to select and enter settings. When a key is touched, a beep will sound and the key will be highlighted to indicate that it is selected.
  • Page 161: Main Screen Of Document Filing

    Main screen of document filing To display the main screen of document filing, press the [DOCUMENT FILING] key when the touch panel shows the copy mode screen, image send mode, or the job status screen. The main screen shows messages, keys, and items that can be selected for document filing.
  • Page 162: Saving A Document Image File

    SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Quick File When printing or transmitting a document in copy mode, printer mode, or fax/image transmission mode, "QUICK FILE" can be selected to save an image of the document to the Quick File folder. The image can be called up at a later time, allowing you to print or transmit the document without having to locate the original.
  • Page 163: Filing

    Filing When printing or transmitting a document in copy mode, printer mode, or image send mode, "FILE" can be selected to save an image of the document to the main folder or a previously created custom folder. The image can be called up at a later time, allowing you to print or transmit the document without having to locate the original.
  • Page 164 SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Touch the [OK] key. The touched folder is selected and you return FOLDER to the screen of step 7. name is displayed. If needed, select the [CONFIDENTIAL] checkbox (only in copy mode). When this is selected, the file is stored with the FILE INFORMATION attribute [CONFIDENTIAL].
  • Page 165: Print Jobs

    Print jobs Print jobs sent to the machine using the machine's printer driver can be saved in the main folder or a previously created custom folder when printed. The saved print data can be called up and printed or transmitted without having to open the original file on your computer.
  • Page 166: Scan Save

    SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE Scan Save Scan save is used to save a scanned document image in the main folder or the custom folder without copying or transmitting it. Press the [DOCUMENT FILING] key on the operation panel. PRINT DOCUMENT READY FILING...
  • Page 167 Touch the [RESOLUTION] key. AUTO EXPOSURE 300x300dpi RESOLUTION AUTO ORIGINAL Touch the key of the desired resolution. PRESS [START] TO SCAN ORIGINAL. SCAN TO HDD 200x200dpi AUTO EXPOSURE 300x300dpi RESOLUTION 400x400dpi AUTO 600x600dpi ORIGINAL Select one of four resolution levels as appropriate for the original.
  • Page 168 SAVING A DOCUMENT IMAGE FILE ■ Using special functions for scan save Touch the [SPECIAL MODES] key in the main scan save screen to display the special modes screen. The functions below can be selected in this screen. READY TO SCAN TO HDD. PRESS [START] TO SCAN ORIGINAL.
  • Page 169: Calling Up And Using A File

    CALLING UP AND USING A FILE Searching for and calling up a saved file When calling up a file, you can enter the file name, folder name, or user name to quickly search for the file. To search for a file, touch the [SEARCH] key in the main screen of document filing mode or in a screen that shows folders or files in a folder.
  • Page 170 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE The results of the user name search appear. Touch the desired file name or folder name. SEARCH FILE OR FOLDER NAME USER NAME Product SpecA Suzuki Product B Tanaka Product 2 Kondou ●See page 7-5 for a list of the document filing icons.
  • Page 171: Calling Up And Using A Saved File

    Calling up and using a saved file A file saved with the document filing function can be called up and printed or manipulated as needed. The following operations can be performed: ● [Print] : Print the file (page 7-17). ● [Send] : Transmit the saved file (page 7-20). The file can be transmitted by Scan to E-mail, Scan to FTP, Scan to Network Folder, fax, or Internet fax.
  • Page 172: File Selection Screen

    CALLING UP AND USING A FILE Touch the key of the operation that you wish to perform. JOB SETTINGS Basic specifications Yamada Taro 8 "x11" SELECT THE JOB. PRINT SEND MOVE DELETE File selection screen The file selection screen of the Quick File folder, Main folder, and custom folders is explained below. MAIN FOLDER FILE NAME Basic specifications...
  • Page 173 ■ [Print] A saved file can be printed. The screen below appears when the [PRINT] key is selected in the operation selection screen. To begin printing, touch the [PRINT] (7) key. Printing settings can be selected in this screen before printing. The settings that were in effect when the file was saved appear initially.
  • Page 174: Batch Printing

    CALLING UP AND USING A FILE ■ Batch printing All files in a folder that have the same user name and password can be printed at once. Touch the [BATCH P.] key in the file list screen of document filing mode. To print all files of a 2006/01/01 specific...
  • Page 175 Touch the [OK] key. CANCEL NOTES ● If "Auditing mode" is enabled in the administrator settings for copy mode, print mode, or document filing mode, it will not be possible to perform batch printing of [ALL FILES]. ● To display the job tab of a mode for which "Auditing mode" is enabled in the administrator settings, the account number must be entered.
  • Page 176 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE ■ [Send] A saved file can be transmitted by Scan to E-mail, Scan to FTP, Scan to Network Folder, fax, or Internet fax. These transmission methods require installation of the appropriate options. The following screen appears when the [SEND] key is touched. Select the destination and other settings required for transmission and then touch the [SEND] (10) key to transmit the file.
  • Page 177: Property Change

    (11) [SEND SETTINGS] key [SEND SETTINGS] key is displayed in scanner mode and Internet FAX mode. Touch this key to set the subject and file name. In scanner mode, the sender name can also be set. NOTE See the "Operation manual (for facsimile)" and "Operation manual (for image send)" for detailed explanations of (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (11), and (12).
  • Page 178 CALLING UP AND USING A FILE ■ [Move] This operation is used to move a file to a different folder. The following screen appears when the [MOVE] key is selected. Only [SHARING] and [CONFIDENTIAL] files can be moved. A [PROTECT] file can be moved by first using [PROPERTY CHANGE] to change the attribute to [SHARING] or [CONFIDENTIAL].
  • Page 179: Detail] Key

    ■ Calling up and manipulating a file from the job status screen Files saved using the "FILE" and "QUICK FILE" functions appear as keys in the finished job status screen. You can view information on a file that appears in this screen and manipulate the file. Press the [JOB STATUS] key.
  • Page 180: System Settings

    SYSTEM SETTINGS Creating, editing, and deleting user names and folders This section explains how to create, edit, and delete user names and custom folders for saving files with the document filing function. User names and custom folders are created and edited at the operation panel of the machine or in the Web page.
  • Page 181: Programming A User Name

    ■ Programming a user name To program a user name, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-24, touch the [USER NAME REGISTRATION] key in step 3, and then follow these steps: Touch the [USER NAME] key. The lowest number that SYSTEM SETTINGS No.001 USER NAME...
  • Page 182 SYSTEM SETTINGS ■ Editing and deleting a user name To edit or delete a user name, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-24 and then follow these steps: Touch the [AMEND/DELETE USER NAME] key. AMEND/DELETE USER NAME AMEND/DELETE CUSTOM FOLDER Touch the [USER NAME] key that you wish to edit or delete.
  • Page 183: Creating A Custom Folder

    ■ Creating a custom folder Up to 500 custom folders can be created. When no further folders can be created, delete unneeded folders (page 7-28) and then create a new folder. A password can be omitted when creating a folder. To create a custom folder, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-24, touch the [CUSTOM FOLDER REGISTRATION] key in step 3, and then follow the steps below.
  • Page 184 SYSTEM SETTINGS Touch the [OK] key. ADD NEW JKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ ■ Editing/deleting a custom folder To edit a previously created folder (change the folder name, initial, password, or user name), or to delete a folder, follow steps 1 and 2 on page 7-24 and then follow the steps below. When deleting a folder...
  • Page 185: Entering Characters

    To enter or edit characters in setting screens such as auto dial key programming screens, follow the steps below. Characters that can be entered are alphabetical characters, special characters, numbers, and symbols. ■ Entering alphabetical characters (Example: Sharp äÄ) Touch the [S] key. Characters cannot be entered beyond the "...
  • Page 186: Entering Numbers And Symbols

    ENTERING CHARACTERS ■ Entering numbers and symbols Touch the [AB/ab 12#$%] key. When the characters "12#$%" are highlighted, number/symbol entry mode is selected. Enter the desired number or symbol. Numbers and symbols that can be entered are as follows: Screen 1/2 Screen 2/2 Change screens by touching the displayed in the screen.
  • Page 187: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING This section explains problems frequently encountered when using the document filing function. If you experience any difficulty, refer to the following table. For information on general machine problems, printer problems, fax problems, and network scanner problems, please see the troubleshooting sections of the appropriate manuals. Problem A saved file has Was the file called up and then printed by...
  • Page 189 CHAPTER 8 SPECIFICATIONS This chapter contains useful information about the machine. Page SPECIFICATIONS... 8-2 LIST OF COMBINATION OF PERIPHERAL DEVICES ... 8-4 INDEX ... 8-5...
  • Page 190 SPECIFICATIONS Type Console Print system Electrophotographic system Photoconductive type OPC drum Developer system Dry-type two-component magnetic brush development Fusing system Heater roller Resolution Scan: 600 x 600 dpi, output: 600 x 600 dpi Gradation 256 levels Originals Sheets, bound documents Maximum size: 11"...
  • Page 191 Continuous copying speed (when the offset function is not used) Copy paper size 11" x 17" (A3) 8-1/2" x 14" (B4) 8-1/2" x 11" (A4) 8-1/2" x 11"R (A4R) 7-1/4" x 10-1/2" (B5) 7-1/4" x 10-1/2"R (B5R) 8-1/2" x 5-1/2"R (A5R) Center tray specifications Output method Face-down output...
  • Page 192 LIST PERIPHERAL DEVICES The table below shows the possible system configurations. Some devices require the installation of others (B) to be functional and some cannot be installed together (A). Related to paper feed unit Multi purpose drawer Stand/3 x 500 sheet paper drawer Stand/MPD &...
  • Page 193 INDEX ] key... 1-13 [#/P] key ... 1-13 ■ Numerics 1-sided copy -Automatic document feeder ... 4-7 -Document glass ... 4-11 2in1 ... 5-24, 7-12 2-sided copy ... 1-3, 4-10, 4-13 ■ A LOGOUT ... 1-13 [LOGOUT] key... 1-13, 1-18 Acceptable originals ...
  • Page 194 INDEX Examples of covers and inserts ... 5-17 to 5-22 -Covers... 5-18 to 5-21 -Inserts ... 5-22 External account module... 1-12, 3-27 Exit tray ... 1-9, 1-11, 3-2 ■ F Facsimile expansion kit ... 1-12 Fax data receive/forward ... 2-12 [FAX JOB] key ...
  • Page 195 Sending address list ... 2-14 Setting the paper size... 2-5 to 2-6 Setting the paper type ... 2-5 to 2-7 Sharing... 7-3 Sharp OSA ... 3-25 Side cover latch... 1-10 Sort...1-3, 3-8, 3-15, 4-9 [SORT] key ... 3-9, 3-18 Special modes (Copier operation)... 5-2 Special modes (Document filing function) ...
  • Page 196 INDEX ■ T Tandem copy ... 1-5, 5-2, 5-9 Text...1-7, 4-14, 5-30, 5-39 Text/photo... 4-14 The machine does not operate ... 2-23, 6-3 Toner cartridge ... 1-10, 2-15 Top cover... 3-5, 3-7, 3-14 Top tray... 3-5, 3-7 Total count... 2-14 Total number of originals ...
  • Page 199 Sharp. You should be aware, however, that Sharp does not itself extend any warranties, either express or implied, directly to you, the end-user and no one is authorized to make any representations or warranties on behalf of Sharp.
  • Page 200 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1163. SHARP ELECTRONICS OF CANADA LTD. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 This manual has been printed using a vegetable-based soy oil ink to help protect the environment. Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper www.sharpusa.com...
  • Page 201: Laser Printer

    ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS GUIDE LASER PRINTER This manual explains settings for use by the administrator of the machine. • PURPOSE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS • ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS LIST • USING THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS • GENERAL SETTINGS • COPY SETTINGS • DOCUMENT FILING SETTINGS •...
  • Page 203 Contents ●PURPOSE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS ...1 ●ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS LIST ...3 ●USING THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS...4 ●GENERAL SETTINGS ...7 ●COPY SETTINGS...16 ●DOCUMENT FILING SETTINGS ...18 ●TO THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MACHINE ...22 The display screens, messages, and key names shown in the manual may differ from those on the actual machine due to product improvements and modifications.
  • Page 204: Purpose Of The Administrator Settings

    PURPOSE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS Document filing settings These settings can be used to change the factory default settings for the document filing function as needed to suit the needs of your workplace. This function can only be used on the MX-M350N/MX-M450N, or when the document filing function has been added. When auditing mode is enabled for the document filing function, ●...
  • Page 205: Administrator Settings List

    Resetting account Account limit setting Account number control Account number security Cancel jobs of invalid accounts Enter account number in Sharp OSA mode 8 Job log control Clear all job log data Energy save Toner save in printer mode Toner save in copy mode...
  • Page 206: Using The Administrator Settings

    USING THE ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS The procedure for configuring the administrator password is explained below using the "Change admin password" as an example. Follow the same steps to configure the settings that are described beginning on page 7. Press the [SYSTEM SETTINGS] key. SYSTEM JOB STATUS SETTINGS...
  • Page 207 Additional information on using the keys to configure administrator settings SYSTEM SETTINGS DEVICE CONTROL ORIGINAL SIZE DETECTOR SETTING DISABLING OF DUPLEX DISABLING OF STAPLER A When a key that appears in the form B When a checkbox ( ) appears in front of a setting, a checkmark ( This indicates that the setting is enabled.
  • Page 208 TOTAL PAGES PER ACCOUNT ACCOUNT NUMBER SECURITY RESETTING ACCOUNT CANCEL JOBS OF INVALID ACCOUNTS ACCOUNT LIMIT SETTING ENTER ACCOUNT NUMBER IN Sharp OSA MODE CLEAR ALL JOB LOG DATA AUTO POWER SHUT-OFF TIMER TONER SAVE IN PRINTER MODE PREHEAT MODE SETTING...
  • Page 209: General Settings

    ● Account number control ● Account number security ● Cancel jobs of invalid accounts ● Enter account number in Sharp OSA mode NOTE Some items in the programs may not be available depending on your machine and what options are installed.
  • Page 210 Enter account number in Sharp OSA mode When this checkbox is selected, the account number entry screen will appear to allow account number entry each time a user switches to Sharp OSA mode. To use auditing mode, enable it. Changes...
  • Page 211: Energy Save

    Job log control Clear all job log data The machine keeps a log of the jobs it has run. The job log can be used to check general use of the machine. The job log can be written to your computer in CSV format using a Web browser.
  • Page 212: Operation Settings

    GENERAL SETTINGS Operation settings The "Operation settings" are related to basic operation of the machine and consist of the following settings: ● Keys touch sound ● Auto clear setting ● Disabling of job priority operation ● Message time setting ● Disabling of bypass printing ●...
  • Page 213: Device Control

    Disabling switching of display order This setting is used to disable the function that changes the key display order each time a selected tab is touched on a screen that is divided into tabs, including the screens for selecting the user name and folder for the "SCAN TO HDD"...
  • Page 214 GENERAL SETTINGS Saddle stitch position adjust This setting is used to adjust the stapling position (folding position) when using the saddle stitch function of the optional saddle stitch finisher. The value can be adjusted in 0.1 mm increments within ±3.0 mm from the reference position for each paper size.
  • Page 215: Network Settings

    Network settings These settings are set when this product is used as a network printer. After you complete the setting for one setting, you must exit the administrator settings, turn off the main switch, wait briefly, and then turn on the main switch again before any other settings can be set.
  • Page 216: List Print

    • Touch a key other than the [ADMINISTRATOR SETTINGS LIST] key to begin printing a list or report. Sharp OSA settings The following settings are related to Sharp OSA. Touch the [Sharp OSA SETTINGS] key to configure the settings. ● Default display setting ●...
  • Page 217: Product Key

    Product key Use these settings to enter the product keys for the following options. PS3 expansion kit This setting is used to enter the product key for the PS3 expansion kit (this allows the machine to be used as a PostScript compatible printer).
  • Page 218: Copy Settings

    COPY SETTINGS This section explains the administrator settings that are used for copy mode. Copy settings "Copy settings" consists of the following settings: ● Initial status settings ● Exposure adjustment ● Rotation copy setting ● Add or change extra preset ratios ●...
  • Page 219 COPY SETTINGS Initial margin shift setting This setting is used to set the initial margin shift amount. The initial margin shift amount can be set from 0" to 1" (0 mm to 20 mm) in increments of 1/8" (1 mm). Normally the margin shift is set to 1/2"...
  • Page 220: Document Filing Settings

    DOCUMENT FILING SETTINGS This section explains administrator settings for the document filing function. This function can only be used on the MX-M350N/MX-M450N, or when the document filing function has been added. Document filing settings "Document filing settings" consists of the following settings: ●...
  • Page 221 When the [CA] key ([Clear all] key) is pressed in document filing mode or Sharp OSA mode, the initial screen of the mode appears, regardless of the default display setting.
  • Page 223 Information that the administrator of the machine requires is printed on the back of this page. (Separate this page from the manual and keep it in a safe place. In addition, fill in the name of the administrator and the administrator's contact information in the left hand margin.)
  • Page 224: To The Administrator Of The Machine

    ● The functions below cannot be used when transmitted faxes are forwarded. Quick Online transmission, dialing using the speaker ● To use the document administration function, the network scanner expansion kit is required. Factory default password Sharp Sharp...
  • Page 228 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1164. SHARP ELECTRONICS OF CANADA LTD. 335 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1W9 This manual has been printed using a vegetable-based soy oil ink to help protect the environment. Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper www.sharpusa.com...