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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    The Scanned Image is Incorrectly Positioned Printing a Watermark Unable to Scan the Image Fitting the Printed Image to the Paper Uninstalling SHARP Personal MFP Series Software Printing Multiple Pages on One Page Two-sided Printing (1555 only) Outline of the Print Status Window...
  • Page 3: How To Use The Online Manual

    How to Use the Online Manual This Online Manual provides instruction for the operation of your new unit. Please read the following explanation of how to use the Online Manual, and then search for the information that you need. For more information about computers, operating systems and Acrobat Reader, please refer to the relevant manual or help file.
  • Page 4: Printing Overview

    Printing Overview The flow chart shown below provides printing overview. Reference: For more information on printing, see Basic Printing. ! When the paper source is the paper tray or multi-bypass tray, verify that the paper has been loaded before starting printing.
  • Page 5: Basic Printing

    On Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0, click the "OK" button. Select "Print" from the application's "File" menu. Click here. Make sure that "SHARP AL-XXXX" is selected as the current printer. If you intend to change any print setting, click the "Preferences" button to open the printer driver setup screen.
  • Page 6: Starting The Printer Driver Using The "start" Button

    Panel". click "Printers". On Windows 2000, click the "Start" button and select "Settings". Click the "SHARP AL-XXXX" printer driver icon and select "Properties" from the "File" menu. Click "Printers and Other Hardware", and then click "Printers and Faxes". On Windows 2000, click "Printers".
  • Page 7: Printer Driver Settings

    The AL-1555 printer driver setup screen is shown below. The settings (Document Style) and the image of the unit will vary depending on the model. Note SHARP AL-1555 Printing Preferences ) button Click this button and then click a Index which allows you to setting to view Help for the setting.
  • Page 8: Printing A Watermark

    Printing a Watermark To print a watermark, for example "CONFIDENTIAL", on your document, refer to the following steps. Open the printer driver and click the "Watermarks" tab. Reference: Basic Printing for details on how to open the printer driver. How to Print a Watermark From the "Watermark"...
  • Page 9: Fitting The Printed Image To The Paper

    Fitting the Printed Image to the Paper This printer driver can adjust the zoom ratio for printing according to the paper loaded in the unit. Follow the steps shown below to use this function. The instruction below assumes that you intend to print an A4 size document onto an A5 size paper.
  • Page 10: Printing Multiple Pages On One

    Printing Multiple Pages on One Page This feature allows you to print two or four document pages onto a single page. To use this function, open the printer driver setup screen, select "2-Up" or "4-Up" for "N-Up Printing" on the "Main" tab. The "N-Up Printing"...
  • Page 11: Two-sided Printing (1555 Only)

    Two-sided Printing (1555 only) You can print on both sides of the paper. To use this function, open the printer driver setup screen and select "2- Sided (Book)" or "2-Sided (Tablet)" from "Document Style" in the "Main" tab. When using two-sided printing, select "Tray 1" or "Tray 2" for the "Paper Source" in the "Paper" tab. Note The following example shows the result when portrait data is printed on both sides of the paper.
  • Page 12: Outline Of The Print Status Window

    Outline of the Print Status Window When printing begins, the Print Status Window activates and appears on the screen. The Print Status Window is a program designed to show the current printer status including the document name being printed and error messages. Status icon Status window This icon informs you of the print status.
  • Page 13: Scanning Overview

    Scanning Overview The flow chart shown below provides scanning overview. The environment in which the unit's scanning function can be used is subject to certain limitations. For details, see "INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE" in the Operation Manual. Caution When scanning from TWAIN* -compliant When scanning from "Scanner and Using the unit to begin scanning*...
  • Page 14: Scanning An Image From A Twain-compliant Application

    Scanning an Image from a TWAIN-Compliant Application (part 1) The SHARP scanner driver conforms to TWAIN, the industry standard, making it compatible with a variety of TWAIN- compliant applications. Below is a step-by-step guide for acquiring a scanned image to the Sharpdesk desktop screen using Sharpdesk.
  • Page 15 Scanning an Image from a TWAIN-Compliant Application (part 2) Select "Acquire Image" from the "File" menu, or Specify the scanning area, and set the scan click the "Acquire" button ( preferences. The scanner driver setup screen will appear. For information on specifying the scan area and setting the scan preferences, see scanner driver Help.
  • Page 16: Scanner Driver Settings

    Scanning an Image from a TWAIN-Compliant Application (part 3) Scanner Driver Settings The scanner driver setup screen consists of the "Set-up screen", which lets you select scan settings, and the "Preview screen", which shows the scanned image. For details on the scan settings, click the "Help" button to display Help. Set-up screen "Scanning Source"...
  • Page 17: Preview Screen

    Scanning an Image from a TWAIN-Compliant Application (part 4) Preview screen Preview window Click the "Preview" button in the Set-up screen to display the scanned image. You can specify the scanning area by dragging the mouse inside the window. "Auto Scan Area Judgement" button Click when the preview screen is displayed to automatically set the scanning area.
  • Page 18: Scanning An Image From A Wia-compliant Application (windows Xp)

    If you have WIA drivers for other devices installed Place the original you wish to scan on the original in your computer, the "Select Device" screen will table/SPF/RSPF. open. Select "SHARP AL-XXXX" and click the Reference: For information on setting an original for scanning, refer Note "OK"...
  • Page 19 Scanning an Image from a WIA-Compliant Application (Windows XP) (part 2) Select the paper source and picture type, and click Click the "Scan" button. the "Preview" button. Scanning begins and the image is acquired into Paint. The preview image will appear. Use "Save"...
  • Page 20: Scanning An Image From The "scanner And Camera Wizard" (windows Xp)

    Scanning an Image from the "Scanner and Camera Wizard" (Windows XP) (part 1) The procedure for scanning with the "Scanner and Camera Wizard" in Windows XP is explained here. The "Scanner and Camera Wizard" lets you scan an image without using a WIA-compliant application. Place the original you wish to scan on the original Click the "Next"...
  • Page 21 Scanning an Image from the "Scanner and Camera Wizard" (Windows XP) (part 2) Select the "Picture type" and "Paper source", and Specify a group name, format and folder for saving click the "Next" button. the image, and then click the "Next" button. If you placed the original on the original table, select JPG, BMP, TIF or PNG can be selected for the format.
  • Page 22 Scanning an Image from the "Scanner and Camera Wizard" (Windows XP) (part 3) When scanning ends, the following screen will Click the "Finish" button. appear. Select the next task you wish to perform, The "Scanner and Camera Wizard" closes and the and then click the "Next"...
  • Page 23: Outline Of Button Manager

    Outline of Button Manager Button Manager is a utility software to link scanning functions to the SCANNER key on the unit. This software enables you to set scanning functions to six different scan menus, which will be linked the SCANNER key on the unit. Reference: To begin scanning using the unit's operation panel, settings must be established in the Control Panel after the Button Manager is installed.
  • Page 24: Button Manager Settings

    Programs" ("Programs" on Windows 98/Me/2000), Note executed to let you adjust the scanning Note select "SHARP MF Personal Series", and then conditions. click "Button Manager" to start Button Manager. ! If an application other than "Sharpdesk" is selected in the "Application Selection" area, only one original can normally be scanned.
  • Page 25: Identifying Unit Problems

    Nothing Prints Unable to Scan the Image Uninstalling SHARP Personal MFP Series Software Uninstalling SHARP MFP Personal Series Software Make sure that the unit is not working. You cannot print from your computer or scan from the unit while the unit is making copies.
  • Page 26: Check The Connection Between The Unit And Computer

    Check the Connection between the Unit and Computer CHECK1 Is the interface cable compatible with the If the USB cable becomes disconnected unit and computer? If the USB cable becomes disconnected, even only once during the unit's operation, then printing and scanning may be Interface cables compatible with this unit are USB disrupted.
  • Page 27: Check Your Computer

    Check Your Computer Reference: Plug and Play Screen does not Appear (when the USB is connected) CHECK1 Is there enough computer memory or hard CHECK3 If your computer is connected to the unit disk space? through the parallel port, is the parallel port To use this unit, you must have an adequate (LPT) mode set to other than EPP mode? amount of hard disk space.
  • Page 28: Plug And Play Screen Does Not Appear (when The Usb Is Connected)

    Plug and Play Screen does not Appear (when the USB is connected) If the Plug and Play screen does not appear after you connect the unit to your computer with a USB cable and turn on the power of both devices, follow the steps below to verify that the USB port is available. Click the "start"...
  • Page 29: Failed To Install The Mfp Driver (windows 2000/xp)

    Failed to Install the MFP Driver (Windows 2000/XP) If the MFP driver cannot be installed under Windows 2000/XP, check your computer's settings according to the following procedure. Click the "start" button, and then click "Control Check the "What action do you want Windows to Panel".
  • Page 30: Faint, Uneven Or Smeared Print Output

    Faint, Uneven or Smeared Print Output If print output is faint, uneven or smeared, follow the steps listed below. CHECK1 Has the printer driver been specified to suit CHECK4 Is it near time to replace the TD cartridge or both paper and the print job? drum cartridge? You can select "Draft", "Normal"...
  • Page 31: Characters Or Graphics Are Not Printed In Correct Position

    Characters or Graphics are not Printed in Correct Position If a document is printed skewed or partly off the paper, follow the steps listed below. CHECK1 Is the paper size loaded in the tray the same CHECK3 Is the paper loaded correctly? as that specified in the printer driver? If a document is physically damaged when it is output or the image is skewed on the paper, discard...
  • Page 32: Nothing Prints

    ( ) key twice or press the ON LINE key to make the unit ready for scanning or printing. If you still cannot print after confirming the "SHARP AL-XXXX" printer driver icon, the printer driver may CHECK3 Is your unit selected correctly in the current not have been installed correctly.
  • Page 33: Poor Scanning Result

    Poor Scanning Result If you get poor quality as a result of scanning a job, and you cannot improve the quality by changing preferences, refer to the check list shown below. CHECK1 Is the original clean? CHECK4 Have you adjusted the brightness and Check your original before scanning.
  • Page 34: The Scanned Image Is Incorrectly Positioned

    The Scanned Image is Incorrectly Positioned If the scanned image is incorrectly positioned, refer to the check list shown below. CHECK1 Have you placed the original straight? CHECK3 Have you set the original correctly on the Place the original straight on the original table. SPF/RSPF? Reference: Refer to "ORIGINAL PLACEMENT"...
  • Page 35: Unable To Scan The Image

    Check which is possible in your application. (Sharpdesk allows multiple originals to be unit on your application? scanned in a single operation.) Make sure that the "SHARP Personal MFP series" or "WIA- CHECK7 Does your computer's operating system SHARP AL-XXXX" is selected on your application.
  • Page 36: Uninstalling Sharp Personal Mfp Series Software

    Prints" "Unable to Scan the Image". If you still cannot solve the problem, follow the steps below to uninstall SHARP Personal MFP series software (MFP driver (printer driver/scanner driver), Button Manager), and then reinstall it. Before uninstalling SHARP Personal MFP series software, close all applications.
  • Page 37: How To Use The Online Manual

    Index Application Selection N-up printing Scanning Mode "Auto Scan Area Judgement" button 15 Nothing Prints Scanning Overview Scanning Source Basic Printing Outline of Button Manager Select Device Border Outline of the Print Status Window 10 Set-up Screen "Brightness/Contrast" button Overview Settings Button Manager Print...

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