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  • Page 1 Xerox DocuColor 12 Digital Colour Printer/Copier User Guide...
  • Page 2 ® PANTONE * Colours generated by the DocuColor 12 are four- colour process simulations and may not match PANTONE identified solid colour standards. Use current PANTONE Colour Reference Manuals for accurate colour.
  • Page 3: Safety Notes

    Safety Notes The Xerox DocuColor 12 copier/printer and the recommended maintenance supplies have been designed and tested to meet strict safety requirements. Attention to the following notes will ensure the continued safe operation of your copier/printer. Electrical safety • Use only the power cord supplied with this equipment.
  • Page 4: Disconnect Device

    If any of the following conditions occur, switch off the power to the machine immediately and disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet. Call an authorized Xerox service representative to correct the problem. – The machine emits unusual noises or odors.
  • Page 5: Laser Safety

    Do not perform any maintenance procedures unless you have been trained to do them by a Xerox representative or unless a procedure is specifically described in one of the copier/printer manuals. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 6: Operational Safety

    Operational safety Your Xerox equipment and supplies were designed and tested to meet strict safety requirements. These include safety agency examination, approval, and compliance with established environmental standards. Your attention to the following safety guidelines will help ensure the continued safe operation of your copier/printer: •...
  • Page 7: Ozone Safety

    The ozone is heavier than air, and the quantity is dependent on copy volume. Providing the correct environmental parameters, as specified in the Xerox installation procedures, ensures that concentration levels meet safe limits. If you need additional information about ozone,...
  • Page 8 VIII DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 9: Notices

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Changes or modifications to this equipment not specifically approved by the Xerox Corporation may void the authority granted by the FCC to operate this equipment. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 10: In Canada

    Changes or modifications to this equipment not specifically approved by the Xerox Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Shielded cables must be used with this equipment to maintain compliance with FCC regulations.
  • Page 11: Safety Extra Low Voltage Approval

    Safety Extra Low Voltage Approval The Xerox DocuColor 12 copier/printer is in compliance with various governmental agencies and national safety regulations. All system ports meet the Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV) circuits for connection to customer-owned devices and networks. Additions of customer-owned or third-...
  • Page 12: Certifications

    Changes or modifications to this equipment not specifically approved by Xerox Europe may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Shielded cables must be used with this equipment to maintain compliance with the EMC Directive 89/ 336/EEC.
  • Page 13 Changes or modifications to this equipment not specifically approved by Xerox Europe may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Shielded cables must be used with this equipment to maintain compliance with the EMC Directive 89/ 336/EEC.
  • Page 14: It's Illegal

    Bills, Checks, or Drafts of money drawn by or upon authorized officers of the United States. Stamps and other representatives of value, of whatever denomination, which have been or may be issued under any Act of Congress. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 15 Automobile Licenses - Drivers’ Licenses - Automobile Certificates of Title. The above list is not all inclusive, and no liability is assumed for its completeness or accuracy. In case of doubt, consult your attorney. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 16 10. The above list is provided for your convenience and assistance, but it is not all inclusive, and no liability is assumed for its completeness or accuracy. In case of doubt, consult your solicitor. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 17: Environmental Notices

    Currently, Environmental Choice has more than 1600 approved products and 140 licensees. Xerox has been a leader in offering EcoLogo approved products. In 1996, Xerox became the first company licensed to use the Environmental Choice EcoLogo for its copiers printers, and fax machines.
  • Page 18 XVIII DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 19: Table Of Contents

    12. Problem Solving..........1-6 13. Technical Information ........1-7 For more information ..........1-7 Conventions used in this manual............1-8 2. Getting to know your DocuColor 12 ..........2-1 Introduction................... 2-1 Control Panel..................2-2 Control Panel Buttons................2-3 Touch Screen ..................2-7 Message area ............
  • Page 20 Selecting Output Colour........... 4-6 Selecting a Single Output Colour......4-6 Copy Output ..................4-7 Reduce/Enlarge..................4-8 Percentage options..........4-8 Auto% ..............4-9 Setting basic options..........4-9 Advanced options for Reduce/Enlarge ..........4-10 Preset% ..............4-10 Variable% .............. 4-11 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 21 Photo & Text ............6-4 Text................6-6 Photo ............... 6-7 Graphics & Maps ............. 6-8 Preset Colour Balance................6-9 Normal ..............6-10 Lively..............6-11 Bright ..............6-12 Warm ..............6-13 Cool ............... 6-14 Background Suppression........6-15 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 22 Loading paper into trays 1, 2, 3, and 4 ....9-8 Loading stock into Paper Tray 5 ......9-10 Using 12 x 18 inch or SRA3 paper ......9-13 Paper Usage..................9-15 10. Duplex Automatic Document Feeder........10-1 Overview..................... 10-1 Component names and functions............10-3 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE XXII...
  • Page 23 Copy rates for Paper Trays 2, 3, and 4: Limited Heavyweight Paper ........13-8 Copy rates for Tray 5 ..........13-8 Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF Specifications) ................. 13-9 Sorter/Mailbox Specifications ............13-10 Metric Conversion Chart..............13-11 Index ....................14-1 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE XXIII...
  • Page 24 XXIV DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 25: About This Manual

    “DocuColor 12,” the “DocuColor 12 copier/ printer,” or simply the “copier/printer.” For more information about how the unit functions as a printer, refer to the DocuColor 12 Printer User Guide . This chapter introduces the organization, contents, and conventions of this manual.
  • Page 26: Manual Contents

    Tools mode. 2. Getting to know your DocuColor 12 Chapter 2 provides basic information about the DocuColor 12. It includes an introduction to the Control Panel, Touch Screen, Duplex Automatic Document Feeder and Document Glass, and Paper Trays and Paper Path.
  • Page 27: Basic Copying

    4. Basic Copying Chapter 4 includes information and procedures for the features that display on the Basic Copying tab: • Output Colour • Copy Output • Reduce/Enlarge • Paper Supply DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 1–3 ABOUT THIS MANUAL...
  • Page 28: Added Features

    These features display on the Image Quality tab: • Original Type • Preset Colour Balance • Lighten/Darken • Colour Shift and Saturation • Sharpness • Variable Colour Balance ABOUT THIS MANUAL 1–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 29: Output Formats

    It also includes the correct procedures for loading stock into the paper trays and specific information regarding the paper to use in the DocuColor 12. For more general information about paper, refer to the Colour Materials Usage Guide . For specific...
  • Page 30: Duplex Automatic Document Feeder

    12. Problem Solving Chapter 12 provides instructions for clearing paper jams, and analyzing and solving hardware, programming, and processor problems. It also provides a number of solutions for improving output quality. ABOUT THIS MANUAL 1–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 31: Technical Information

    DocuColor 12 System Administration Guide and the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 . For more information about the DocuColor 12 with a Tier I Digital Front End (DFE) refer to the DocuColor 12 Printer User Guide . For site planning information, refer to the DocuColor 12 Customer Site Planning Guide .
  • Page 32: Conventions Used In This Manual

    CAUTION:This symbol alerts you to an operating or maintenance procedure, practice, or condition that, if not strictly observed, could result in damage to or destruction of equipment or loss of data. ABOUT THIS MANUAL 1–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 33: Getting To Know Your Docucolor 12

    2. Getting to know your DocuColor 12 Introduction The DocuColor 12 copier/printer, Figure 1, provides full-colour, digital imaging at approximately 12 copies per minute, depending upon the paper size and the feeding orientation of the paper. It includes an anti-counterfeit function as standard equipment.
  • Page 34: Control Panel

    The buttons on the right side of the Control Panel (C) and the electronic buttons on the Touch Screen are used to enter the job requirements. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 35: Control Panel Buttons

    Low Power button - Press this button to initiate the Low Power mode. The DocuColor 12 will also go into Low Power mode automatically if it is not used for a length of time specified by the System Administrator in the Tools Mode.
  • Page 36 Multiple-Up Interrupt should also not be used when you are using the Stored Jobs feature or when you are on the Access Number Entry screen or in Tools mode. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 37 To cancel the Automatic Start feature before the copier/printer is done warming up, press the Stop button. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–5 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 38 Stored Job feature, it is applied only to the selected job. NOTE: Clear is not applied if a job is incomplete or the machine is displaying a Jam or Interlock Open screen. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 39: Touch Screen

    The messages may also provide instructions for the operator. Copy quantity The copy quantity entered using the keypad appears in the upper-right corner of the message area, Figure 4. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–7 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 40: Feature Tabs

    System Administrator has selected in Tools mode. Ask your System Administrator for more information regarding these selections, or refer to the “Tools Mode” chapter of the DocuColor 12 System Administrator Guide . GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–8...
  • Page 41: Touch Screen Button Types And Functions

    Touch the up or right arrow to increase the value; touch the down or left arrow to decrease the Figure 8: Arrow buttons value. Changes are displayed in the value boxes. Figure 9: Fixed selection buttons DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–9 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 42 The Cancel button, Figure 10, allows you to buttons cancel a feature or selected feature options without saving them. The Save button, Figure 10, allows you to save a selected feature or options. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 43: Using The Touch Screen

    Selecting some of the feature buttons causes another screen to display. These screens contain additional information and selections for that feature. Selecting some of the options on these screens displays additional detail screens. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–11 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 44: Audio Tones

    • The attention tone consists of a series of longer beeps. The attention tone sounds when the copier/printer warm-up cycle is complete. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 45: Document Feeder And Document Glass

    After you place documents face up in the Duplex Automatic Document Feeder, ensure that the paper guide is against the document, and press the Start button to begin the scan operation. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–13 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 46: Document Glass

    The maximum scanned image size is 11 x 17 inches or A3. To copy an image of this size onto 12 x 17.7 inch or SRA3 paper, you must select 102 enlargement. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 47: Auto Image Rotation

    Auto Image Rotation The DocuColor 12 offers an automatic rotation feature for A4 original documents input from both the Duplex Automatic Document Feeder and the Document Glass. If the copier/printer detects that the image area of a document that is being scanned short edge first...
  • Page 48: Paper Trays And Paper Path

    Multiple Sheet Inserter) is located on the left side of the copier/printer. Tray 5 can accommodate non-standard paper sizes up to 12 x 18 inches or 12.6 x 17.7 inches (SRA3). Figure 15: Paper Tray 5 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 49: Paper Path Areas

    Fuser (8), where the image is fixed to the paper permanently. From the Fuser, the paper passes either through the Post Fuser Area and into the Sorter/Mailbox (9) or into the duplex path (10a, 10b, 10c). DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 2–17 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12...
  • Page 50: Output Delivery

    For a multiple-copy job in a configuration with a Sorter/Mailbox, one set of output is delivered, face down, to each of three separate bins in 1, 2, 3 order. GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 51: Dry Ink (Toner)

    Dry ink (Toner) The DocuColor 12 copier/printer has a four-colour development system that uses a combination of dry inks (toners) to produce the output colours. The dry ink (toner) colours are magenta, cyan, yellow, and black. Each dry ink (toner) is contained in a dry ink cartridge.
  • Page 52: White Border Edges On Copies

    White border edges on copies All copies made on the DocuColor 12 have white border edges on four sides of the copy, as illustrated in Figure 17. The default No Erase feature removes 2 mm from the lead edge image and the trail edge image.
  • Page 53: Ground Fault Protection

    Ground fault protection The DocuColor 12 copier/printer is equipped with a safety feature called a Ground Fault Protector, Figure 18. This device removes all electrical power to the copier/printer if a fault is detected in the power supply to the copier/printer.
  • Page 54: Connectivity

    Connectivity Your DocuColor 12 copier can be used as a printer when connected to an external Digital Front End (DFE). Therefore, the DocuColor 12 is referred to as a copier/printer throughout this manual and the DocuColor 12 System Administration Guide.
  • Page 55: Moving The Copier/Printer

    Moving the Copier/Printer The DocuColor 12 copier/printer should not be moved after it has been installed. Improperly moving the copier/printer may damage the equipment, carpet or floor. lf you must move the copier/printer, please ask your Xerox representative to assist you.
  • Page 56: Options And Accessories

    The Sorter/Mailbox can function as a 10-bin Contact your Xerox representative. sorter on the DocuColor 12 (copier only) or as a mailbox on the DocuColor 12 with an external Digital Front End (printer only). It can be used as either a mailbox or a sorter on the copier/printer configuration.
  • Page 57 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–25 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 58 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DOCUCOLOR 12 2–26 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 59: Making Copies

    3. Making Copies Overview This chapter includes instructions for powering on and off the DocuColor 12. It also includes a procedure that leads you quickly through a number of features you may want to use in making copies.You can find detailed...
  • Page 60: Power On And Off

    The Fuser Roll will not be released from the cammed-up position until the power is restored, the Power Switch is in the On position, and the Start button is pressed again. MAKING COPIES 3–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 61: Loading Paper

    Paper Tray is opened. Close the Paper Tray slowly to avoid having to reposition the paper stack. This ensures that the paper is in the correct position when the paper tray is in the operating position. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 3–3 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 62: Paper Tray 5

    Do not fill Paper Tray 5 above the fill line on the paper guide. NOTE: Remove all copy stock from Paper Tray 5 when the job is complete. Dust and moisture can affect stock, causing copy quality defects. MAKING COPIES 3–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 63: Quick Copy

    Remove the copies from the Output Tray or Sorter/Mailbox on the right side of the copier/ printer. • Remove the original document(s) from the Document Glass or Original Catch Tray of the DADF. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 3–5 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 64: Making Copies Using Features

    Select the required quantity. • Use the Keypad to enter the quantity. • Figure 7: Keypad and Clear Key Press the Clear (C) button on the Numeric Keypad to clear an incorrect quantity. MAKING COPIES 3–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 65 Start. KEY POINT: • Transparencies may not be used for two-sided copying. • Transparencies cannot be delivered to the Sorter/Mailbox bins. They must be directed to the Catch Tray. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 3–7 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 66 Figure 12: Original Size screen (Auto Detected) is desired. Touch the Save button to return to the Added Features tab. MAKING COPIES 3–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 67 Figure 16. Touch Flip on Long Edge if your original documents are two-sided, head-to-head. Touch Flip on Short Edge Figure 16: 2 to 1 Sided Copying option if your original documents are two-sided, head-to-toe output. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 3–9 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 68 Touch an option for Original Type if a setting other than the default (Photo & Text) is desired. Figure 17: Original Type screen with Text option selected Touch the Save button to return to the Image Quality tab. MAKING COPIES 3–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 69 Touch the Save button to return to the Image Quality tab. If other features are desired, select the appropriate feature tab and feature button on the Touch Screen. Refer to the following chapters for more information. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 3–11 MAKING COPIES...
  • Page 70 Remove the original document(s) from the Document Glass or Original Catch Tray of the DADF. • If you used Paper Tray 5, remove the copy stock from Tray 5 and store it properly. MAKING COPIES 3–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 71: Preserving Your Colour Output

    Your colour output, which is made from colour dry inks (toners), requires a little special attention. To help preserve the fidelity of your colour output, Xerox recommends that you consider the following: Adhesive tapes and adhesives Some adhesive tapes and adhesives (glues) contain solvents that may soften or dissolve the colour dry inks (toners).
  • Page 72 MAKING COPIES 3–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 73 MAKING COPIES 3–15 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 74 MAKING COPIES 3–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 75: Basic Copying

    Copy Output The Copy Output feature enables you to select the destination of the output. Available options differ, based on whether the DocuColor 12 uses the Output Catch Tray or has a Sorter/Mailbox. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–1 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 76: Reduce/Enlarge

    More..• Features and options discussed in this chapter follow the factory default settings. You may see different settings, depending on the options your System Administrator has selected in Tools mode. BASIC COPYING 4–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 77: Output Colour

    The dry inks (toners) do not contain the metallic particles necessary to accurately reproduce gold Figure 3: Output Colour Screen and silver colours or the fluorescent properties that are required to reproduce fluorescent colours. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–3 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 78: Auto Colour

    , select the Full Colour option. With the Auto Colour option, some very dark colours may be sensed as black and therefore copied as black. In these cases, select the Full Colour option. BASIC COPYING 4–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 79: Full Colour

    Figure 6. With the Black option, the copier/printer produces 36 copies per minute when it uses 8.5 x 11 inch Figure 6: Example of Black (A4) paper that is fed long edge first. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–5 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 80: Single Colour

    Colour More... option to display the Output Colour screen, as in Figure 8. Touch Single Colour. Touch the desired colour. Figure 8: Output Colour Screen with Single Colour Options Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 81: Copy Output

    1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3. If the DocuColor 12 does not have a Sorter/ Figure 9: Copy Output Mailbox, only one output tray is listed, as without optional Sorter/Mailbox illustrated in Figure 9.
  • Page 82: Reduce/Enlarge

    Copies may be reduced to 25% or enlarged to 400%. KEY POINT: If the image on the document extends to the edges of the paper, select the Copy All option to avoid image loss on the copies. BASIC COPYING 4–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 83: Auto

    NOTE: The Auto Paper option in Paper Supply is not available when Auto% is selected. Setting basic options On the Basic Copying Tab, select the desired Reduce/Enlarge option, as in Figure 13. Figure 13: Reduce/Enlarge options on the Basic Copying Tab DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–9 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 84: Advanced Options For Reduce/Enlarge

    Touch Copy All again to return to normal copying. Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 85: Variable

    8.5 x 14 inch to 8.5 x 11 inch 141% A4 to A3 154% 5.5 x 8.5 inch to 8.5 x 11 inch 220% 5.5 x 8.5 inch to 11 x 17 inch Table 2: Percentage conversions DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–11 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 86 Use the Numeric Keypad on the Touch Screen to enter a specific percentage, from 25 through 400. The values increase or decrease in the displayed value box according to your entries. Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 87: Independent X - Y

    All of the Independent X-Y options require you to enter the original orientation that most closely resembles how the document is Figure 18: The X and Y Directions on the placed on the Document Glass. Document Glass DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–13 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 88: Independent X - Y%: Variable

    Touch the icon that most closely resembles the orientation of the original document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the previous Reduce/ Enlarge screen. Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 89: Independent X - Y%: Auto

    Touch the icon that most closely resembles the orientation of the original document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the previous Reduce/ Enlarge screen. Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–15 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 90: Paper Supply

    NOTE: If you want to change the weight of paper loaded in Paper Tray 1, 2, 3, or 4, contact your System Administrator or use the Tools Mode to change the paper weight for the specified tray before loading paper. BASIC COPYING 4–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 91: Auto Tray Switching

    Tray 2 paper supply button on the Touch Screen. The copier/printer draws paper from Tray 2 until it is depleted, then switches automatically to Tray 3. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 4–17 BASIC COPYING...
  • Page 92: Selecting The Paper Supply

    NOTE: If you select Paper Tray 5, go to the procedure “Programming the Paper Supply for Tray 5.” Notice that the copier/printer icon highlights the location of the paper tray that is selected. Touch Save to display the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 93: Programming The Paper Supply For Tray 5

    More... button to display the Paper Supply screen, Figure 23. Figure 23: Paper Supply screen Touch the Tray 5 icon to display the Tray 5 screen, Figure 24. Figure 24: Tray 5 screen BASIC COPYING 4–19 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 94 Figure 27: Tray 5 Non Standard Sizes the Y (length) dimensions. Touch the appropriate Paper Type. Touch Save to return to the Paper Supply screen. Touch Save to return to the Basic Copying tab. BASIC COPYING 4–20 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 95 BASIC COPYING 4–21 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 96 BASIC COPYING 4–22 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 97: Added Features

    The 2 Sided Copying feature specifies 1 to 1, 1 to 2 (head-to-head), and 1 to 2 (head-to-toe) copying. Bound Originals The Bound Originals feature splits the image of an open bound original into pages to enable copying of each page. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–1 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 98: Margin Shift

    You may select a standard international, standard US paper size, or a non-standard size. The Auto Detected feature enables the copier/printer to identify the size of the original automatically. ADDED FEATURES 5–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 99: Mixed Size Originals

    • Features and options discussed in this chapter follow the factory default settings. You may see different settings, depending on the options your System Administrator has selected in Tools mode. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–3 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 100: Sided Copying

    Touch Flip on Long Edge for two-sided, head-to-head output, as for books. – Touch Flip on Short Edge for two-sided, head-to-toe output, as for calendars. Figure 4: 1 to 2 Sided Copying option ADDED FEATURES 5–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 101 Touch Flip on Short Edge for two-sided, head-to-toe output, as for calendars. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–5 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 102: Manual 2 Sided Copying

    Position your copies in Paper Tray 5 with the image side down. Ensure the top of the image is oriented in the same direction as the top of the original document. Copy as a 1 Sided Copy. ADDED FEATURES 5–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 103: Bound Originals

    Variable Erase/Centre Area Erase option. KEY POINT: Place the bound document face down in the upper left corner of the Document Glass, as illustrated in Figure 9. Figure 9: Bound Originals copy position DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–7 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 104 KEY POINT: If the selected quantity is more than one, the copier/printer completes all the copies of the image on the right side of the glass, then all the copies of the image on the left side. ADDED FEATURES 5–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 105: Bound Originals Off

    Touch the Bound Originals icon on the Added Features tab to display the Bound Originals screen. Touch the Bound Originals Off icon, as in Figure 10. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–9 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 106: Normal Bound Originals

    Figure 11: Bound Originals screen with right page, touch the Left Page Only icon. Normal Bound Originals selected • To scan and copy the right page without the left page, touch the Right Page Only icon. ADDED FEATURES 5–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 107 The bound document should be placed face down with the upper outside corner of the right page in the upper left corner of the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–11 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 108: Right To Left Format

    Figure 12: Bound Originals screen with right page, touch the Left Page Only icon. Right to Left Format icon selected • To scan and copy the right page without the left page, touch the Right Page Only icon. ADDED FEATURES 5–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 109 The bound document should be placed face down with the upper outside corner of the right page in the upper left corner of the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–13 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 110: Calendar Format

    Touch the Bound Originals icon on the Added Features tab to display the Bound Originals screen. Touch the Calendar Format icon as in Figure . Figure 13: Bound Originals screen with Calendar Format selected ADDED FEATURES 5–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 111 The bound document should be placed face down with the upper left corner of the top page in the upper left corner of the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–15 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 112: Margin Shift

    NOTE: You can select only one shift option at any time for each side. After you have selected a Margin Shift option, the Added Features screen displays a check in the feature check box beside the set values. ADDED FEATURES 5–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 113: No Shift

    Figure 17: Margin Shift screen with No Shift Shift for the other side. selected Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–17 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 114: Auto Centre

    Document Glass and the orientation of the selected paper supply. The copier/printer completes a prescan to determine the size of the document. Figure 18: Example of Auto Centre ADDED FEATURES 5–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 115 If desired, repeat steps 2-4 for the other side. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–19 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 116: Corner Shift

    Document Glass and by the orientation of the selected paper supply. The copier/printer completes a prescan to determine the size of the document. Figure 21: Example of Corner Shift ADDED FEATURES 5–20 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 117 If desired, repeat steps 2-5 for the other side. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–21 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 118: Variable Shift

    The orientation of the image on the copies is determined by the placement of the document on the Document Glass and by the orientation of the selected paper supply. Figure 24: Example of Variable Shift ADDED FEATURES 5–22 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 119 0 to 432 mm. Notice that the values in the box increase or decrease according to your selection and that the icon illustrates the direction of the shift. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–23 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 120 If desired, repeat steps 2-5 for the other side. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. ADDED FEATURES 5–24 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 121: Edge Erase

    3 mm and you request an edge erase of 2 mm, the output copy reflects the default value. If you request an edge erase of 5 mm, the output copy uses a 5 mm edge erase. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–25 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 122: No Erase

    Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Figure 28: No Erase option on the Edge Erase screen Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. ADDED FEATURES 5–26 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 123: Variable Erase For Edges

    Erase feature is the same as the centre erase setting of Bound Originals. • For some original image sizes, Centre Area Erase does not occur exactly in the centre of the output image. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 5–27 ADDED FEATURES...
  • Page 124 Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab, which now displays the new edge erase values. Use the diagram on the screen when you place the original onto the Document Glass to ensure expected results. ADDED FEATURES 5–28 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 125: Original Size

    Document Glass. Undesirable copy output may occur. • If you select Auto Detect, the DocuColor 12 performs a prescan and assumes the original document and anything that is on the Document Glass (pens, pieces of paper, etc.) are to be copied.
  • Page 126 Appropriate Y dimensions range from 10 to 297 mm. Notice that the values in the boxes increase or decrease according to your selections. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. ADDED FEATURES 5–30 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 127: Mixed Size Originals

    Figure 35: Mixed Size Originals screen with mixed size originals with one edge of every sheet Mixed Size option selected aligned evenly against the front guide to avoid misfeeds. Touch Save to return to the Added Features tab. ADDED FEATURES 5–31 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 128 ADDED FEATURES 5–32 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 129: Image Quality

    Image Quality features: Original Type The selection of the correct Original Type (for example, Photo & Text, Text, Photo, Graphics & Maps) ensures that the DocuColor 12 uses its fullest scanning capability for that document type. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–1...
  • Page 130: Preset Colour Balance

    IMAGE QUALITY 6–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 131: Original Type

    Original Type that best describes your document. NOTE: The System Administrator selects the default Original Type. The Original Type icon on the Feature Folder displays the currently selected Original Type as the default. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–3 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 132: Photo & Text

    You can adjust the automatic recognition levels of text and photos. For details, refer to the System Administration Guide, or ask your System Administrator for assistance. IMAGE QUALITY 6–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 133 Use this option when copying photographs or extremely fine halftones. • Xerographic Copy Use this option when using a Xerographic reproduction (copy) as the original document. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–5 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 134: Text

    • Select Light Text if the text on the original document is indistinct or in pencil and should be enhanced for the output copy. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. IMAGE QUALITY 6–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 135: Photo

    Use this option when copying photographs or extremely fine halftones. • Xerographic Copy Use this option when using a Xerographic reproduction (copy) as the original document. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–7 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 136: Graphics & Maps

    Quality tab to display the Original Type screen. Touch the Graphics & Maps icon, as illustrated in Figure 11. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. Figure 11: Graphics & Maps icon selected IMAGE QUALITY 6–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 137: Preset Colour Balance

    The Preset Colour Balance feature (Figure 12) automatically changes Image Quality settings to produce balanced image tones described below. The Preset Colour Balance feature also lets you Figure 12: Preset Colour Balance feature enable Background Suppression or Auto Suppression. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–9 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 138: Normal

    The Normal option, illustrated in Figure 13, makes no changes to the image quality and produces copies with the same quality and density as those of the original. The Preset Colour Balance default is Normal. Figure 13: Example of Normal IMAGE QUALITY 6–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 139: Lively

    The option increases the Colour Saturation to the most vivid setting and adjusts the Lighten/Darken setting one step lighter. Figure 14: Example of Lively DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–11 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 140: Bright

    The Bright option decreases the low density settings for Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, and Black. It increases the colour saturation, adjusts the Lighten/Darken setting two steps darker, and selects the highest Sharpness setting. Figure 15: Example of Bright IMAGE QUALITY 6–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 141: Warm

    The Warm option decreases the Low and Medium density settings for Yellow and Cyan, and increases the Medium setting for Magenta. Figure 16: Example of Warm DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–13 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 142: Cool

    The Cool option decreases the Low, Medium, and High density settings for Yellow and Magenta, and increases the Low, Medium, and High setting for Cyan. Figure 17: Example of Cool IMAGE QUALITY 6–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 143: Background Suppression

    Medium density settings for Yellow, Magenta, Cyan, and Black. The High density level for Black is increased. Figure 18: Example of Background Suppression Auto Suppression Auto Suppression increases contrast and sharpness for clearer output. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–15 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 144 Image Quality tab to display the Preset Colour Balance screen, illustrated in Figure 19. Touch the appropriate button for the desired Figure 19: Preset Colour Balance screen colour balance. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. IMAGE QUALITY 6–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 145: Lighten/Darken

    The automatic background suppression function helps to reduce or eliminate the background in these situations. Figure 22: Lightened image Figure 23: Darkened image Figure 24: Lighten/Darken screen DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–17 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 146 • Using the illustrated bar as a guide, touch the button under the section that best reflects the desired degree of darkness or lightness. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. IMAGE QUALITY 6–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 147: Colour Shift/Saturation

    The lower bar shifts to the left. Again, Figure 27: Colour shift toward Warm all colours in between these original document colours also shift in the same direction. Figure 28 illustrates the Cool setting. Figure 28: Colour shift toward Cool DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–19 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 148: Saturation

    Normal saturation. No change is made to the flowers based on your selection. Three levels of Saturation are illustrated in Figure Figure 29: Normal saturation 29, Figure 30, and Figure 31. Figure 30: Maximum saturation Figure 31: Minimum saturation IMAGE QUALITY 6–20 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 149 Figure 32: Colour Shift/Saturation screen the range from Coolest to Warmest. Touch the button for the desired Saturation in the range from Most Pastel to Most Vivid. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 6–21 IMAGE QUALITY...
  • Page 150: Sharpness

    Use the Sharpen levels to increase the amount of edge definition for original documents such as maps, line art, or graphics that should have crisp lines. Figure 36 illustrates the results of this setting. Figure 35: Softer Figure 36: Sharper IMAGE QUALITY 6–22 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 151 Figure 37. Using the diamond illustrations as guides, touch the button that best reflects the desired degree of Figure 37: Sharpness screen softness or sharpness. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. IMAGE QUALITY 6–23 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 152: Variable Colour Balance

    Figure 39: Normal KEY POINT: It is important to remember that adjusting the amount of any of the process colours has an effect on the other colours. Figure 40: Maximum magenta Figure 41: Minimum magenta IMAGE QUALITY 6–24 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 153 • Touch the down arrow to decrease the amount of colour to be applied. If desired, repeat steps 2 and 3 for other colours. Touch Save to return to the Image Quality tab. IMAGE QUALITY 6–25 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 154 IMAGE QUALITY 6–26 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 155: Output Formats

    The Multiple-Up feature enables you to copy up to eight images from multiple originals onto a single page. Repeat Image With Repeat Image, you can copy a single image multiple times onto one page. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–1 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 156: Transparency Separators

    OUTPUT FORMATS 7–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 157 Do not use 12 x 18 inch or SRA3 paper. The order and final rotation of images depend on the selections you make for the Image Order and Original Orientation options, which are described below. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–3 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 158: Pages Up

    Figure 4: Left-to-right / • top-to-bottom Left-to-right / top-to-bottom • Right-to-left / top-to-bottom • Top-to-bottom Right-to-left / top-to-bottom Two landscape originals Landscape / top-to-bottom Figure 4: 2-Up image placement OUTPUT FORMATS 7–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 159: Pages Up And 8 Pages Up

    • Vertically, beginning from the upper right corner Vertical, beginning from upper left corner Vertical, beginning from upper right corner Figure 5: 4 Pages Up or 8 Pages Up image placement DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–5 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 160: Number Of Images Per Page

    8.5 x 11 inches 8.5 x 17 inches Table 3: Number of images per multiple-up page (US sizes) Output Copy Paper Size Original Document Size Table 4: Number of images per multiple-up page (International sizes) OUTPUT FORMATS 7–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 161 Image Order to follow. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to display the Output Formats tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–7 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 162: Repeat Image

    For example, if you select 1 columns of 4rows, 4 images print on the output, as illustrated in Figure 10. If you select 2 columns with 5 rows, Figure 10: Example of Repeated Image 10 images print in two columns. OUTPUT FORMATS 7–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 163 • Do not use 12 x 18-inch or 12.6 x SRA3 paper. The order and final rotation of images depend on the selections you make for the Image Order and Original Orientation options. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–9 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 164 15) in the boxes increase or decrease according to your selection. Touch the icon that most closely resembles the Original Orientation for the document on the Document Glass. Touch Save to display the Output Formats tab screen. OUTPUT FORMATS 7–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 165: Transparency Separators

    KEY POINT: For this feature to operate, make sure there is paper of the same size and Figure 15: Example of Transparencies with orientation in a tray other than Paper Tray 5. Blank Separators DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–11 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 166 • Do not use heavy paper as separators. • The following features may not be used in conjunction with Transparency Separators: – Multiple-Up – 2 Sided – Repeat Image OUTPUT FORMATS 7–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 167 – Touch Save to return to the Figure 18: Separator Tray screen Transparency Separators screen. Touch Save to display the Output Formats tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–13 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 168: Invert Image

    Variable Margin Shift is selected and the image is programmed to move to the right, the image would actually be moved to the left if Mirror Image is selected.) Figure 20: Example of a mirror image DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–14 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 169 • Touch the Mirror Image button to select the mirror image option. Touch the Save button to display the Invert Image screen. Touch the Save button to display the Output Formats tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–15 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 170: Negative Image

    With the Negative Image option, you can select a single output colour to produce a copy that has the selected colour as the background colour with shades of the colour in the image area. Figure 24: Sample negative image DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–16 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 171 Touch the Negative Image icon to select a negative image or image inversion. Touch the Save button to display the Invert Image screen. Touch the Save button to display the Output Formats tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 7–17 OUTPUT FORMATS...
  • Page 172 OUTPUT FORMATS 7–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 173: Job Assembly

    DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 8–1 JOB ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 174: Stored Jobs

    Figure 3: Stored Job option selected Touch the Store Job option. Touch the desired icon to identify the job number. Record this number and the job details for future reference. Touch Confirm to display the Job Assembly tab. JOB ASSEMBLY 8–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 175: Retrieve A Job

    Only those buttons associated with jobs will be selectable. Touch the button for the job (1-10) to be retrieved. Touch the Confirm button. Press the Start button to process the job. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 8–3 JOB ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 176: Delete A Job

    Touch the No button to cancel the deletion. Touch the Confirm button to display the Job Assembly tab. You can now store a new job in the copier/ printer memory in place of the job you deleted. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 8–4 JOB ASSEMBLY...
  • Page 177: Paper

    This chapter contains basic information about loading paper or transparencies and about using paper trays. It also includes some paper usage guidelines for the DocuColor 12. Good quality, 24 lb (90 gsm) bright, white paper with a smooth finish is the standard for colour output, as it reduces show-through on 2-sided output and provides the best quality output.
  • Page 178: Paper Trays 1, 2, 3, And 4

    NOTE: Paper Trays 2, 3, and 4 can also accommodate 12 x 18 inch paper through a special, optional tray setup procedure performed by a Xerox service representative. If you are Trays 2, 3, 4 interested in this capability, contact your Xerox service representative.
  • Page 179: Paper Tray 5

    12 x 18 inches or SRA3 (320 x 450 mm). Refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 for more information about the materials you can use in Paper Tray 5. CAUTION:Do not place any objects or materials other than the appropriate stock on Paper Tray 5.
  • Page 180: Auto Tray Switching

    Tray 2 Paper Supply button on the Basic Copying tab of the Touch Screen. The copier/ printer draws paper from Tray 2 until it is depleted, then switches automatically to Tray 3. PAPER 9–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 181: Loading Stock

    Refer to the Paper Usage section in this chapter for the recommended paper stock selections, or refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 9–5 PAPER...
  • Page 182 Refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 for more information. • If you are loading pre-drilled paper, load it into Paper Tray 5 with the undrilled long edge as the leading edge (holes to the left).
  • Page 183: Using Transparencies

    KEY POINT: Use only the transparencies recommended in the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 . Before you load transparencies, you must determine which side has the white stripe. Use a soft lead pencil to make a small mark on the stripe on each side of the transparency.
  • Page 184: Loading Paper Into Trays 1, 2, 3, And 4

    Figure 6. Do not fill the paper tray above the fill line, illustrated in Figure 6 and Figure 7. Figure 6: Loading a Paper Tray Figure 7: Adjusting the Rear Paper Guide PAPER 9–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 185 Figure 8: Adjusting the Right Paper Guide Close the paper tray slowly to avoid shifting the paper stack. This ensures that the paper is in the correct position when the paper tray is in the operating position. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 9–9 PAPER...
  • Page 186: Loading Stock Into Paper Tray 5

    Tray 5 (sheet capacity) varies with the weight of the stock. For more information about paper weight and requirements, refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 . Do not load materials above the fill line located on the paper guide.
  • Page 187 CAUTION:Do not place any objects or materials other than the appropriate stock on Paper Tray 5. Copier/printer damage may occur. Figure 11: Grasping the Paper Tray 5 tab Figure 12: Extending Paper Tray 5 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 9–11 PAPER...
  • Page 188 Close Paper Tray 5 by gently pushing the plastic extensions to the right as far as possible. Push Paper Tray 5 toward the copier/printer until it is securely in place. PAPER 9–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 189: Using 12 X 18 Inch Or Sra3 Paper

    Use Paper Tray 5 for 12 x 18 inch (305 x 457 mm) or SRA3 (320 x 450 mm) paper. Refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 for more information about the paper you are loading. NOTE: •...
  • Page 190 Select the appropriate size and type for the stock you have loaded. Refer to “Programming the Paper Supply for Tray 5” for more information. When the job is complete, return the paper guides for Paper Tray 5 to their normal position. PAPER 9–14 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 191: Paper Usage

    DocuColor 12, refer to the Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 . This list is available off the main Xerox web site (www.xerox.com) and will be updated periodically. Contact your Xerox representative for additional details.
  • Page 192 • Any sizes between 11 x 17 inches • A6 and 12 x 18 inches or between A3 and SRA3 Capacity Using Xerox 20 lb (80gsm): • Paper Tray 1: 500 sheets • Paper Trays 2, 3, 4: 550 sheets Weight •...
  • Page 193 Xerox Europe Colotech + form distribution of paper fibers) • Xerographic copy paper paper • Carbonless papers • Xerox 4024 DP or Xerox • Coloured paper* • Clear transparencies (no stripe) Europe Premier for black • Coated papers • Rough paper only •...
  • Page 194 PAPER 9–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 195: Duplex Automatic Document Feeder

    Overview This chapter describes the Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF), illustrated in Figure 1, for the DocuColor 12 copier/printer. The DADF automatically feeds up to 50 of the same size documents or mixed size documents, one at a time, onto the Document Glass, feeding the top sheet first.
  • Page 196 Automatic Document Feeder while the copier/ printer is running. Injury or a document jam may occur. Never cheat the safety interlock switches. They control the built-in safety features of the feeder. DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 197: Component Names And Functions

    Document Feeder Output Tray Figure 2: Duplex Automatic Document Feeder components Documents are delivered to this tray. Duplex Automatic Document Feeder Tray Place documents here to start copying. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 10–3 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER...
  • Page 198: Document Path

    Documents placed on the Duplex Automatic Document Feeder Tray feed in top-to-bottom sequence directly onto the Document Glass. Documents are delivered to the Document Output Tray after they have been copied. DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 199: Document Specifications

    Enter the document size by using the Original Size feature or use the Edge Erase feature in the Added Features tab. Refer to the section “Added Features” for more information DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 10–5 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER...
  • Page 200: Documents Not Recommended

    • Transparent documents (the document size cannot be detected automatically, or the black belt is copied) • Documents with black carbon • Documents smaller than A5 size (8.5 x 5.5 inches) DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 201: Loading The Documents

    Press the Start button. The documents automatically feed one by one, onto the Document Glass. The feeding begins from the top of the stack of documents. Figure 5: Extending the DADF Output Tray DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 10–7 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER...
  • Page 202: Clearing A Document Jam

    Close the Document Chute and lower the Left Cover. Slide the Document Guide away from the stack of documents, as illustrated in Figure 8. Remove the documents from the Document Feeder Tray. Figure 8: Sliding the Document Guide DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 203 Reload the stack of documents into the Duplex Automatic Document Feeder according to the instructions on the Touch Screen. Reposition the document guide. Press the Start button to restart your copy job. DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–9 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 204 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 205 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–11 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 206 DUPLEX AUTOMATIC DOCUMENT FEEDER 10–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 207: Sorter/Mailbox

    11. Sorter/Mailbox Overview The DocuColor 12 copier/printer may be equipped with an optional Sorter/Mailbox, as illustrated in Figure 1. The Sorter/Mailbox contains the following components: Sorter/Mailbox Release Lever Sorter/Mailbox Bins: Copies are delivered here in the Sort or Stack Mode.
  • Page 208: Using The Sorter/Mailbox

    Using the Sorter/Mailbox The optional Sorter/Mailbox performs like a sorter for the DocuColor 12 standalone copier configuration. It performs like a sorter or mailbox for the DocuColor 12 copier/printer configuration. Contact your Xerox representative to change functionality. When you use the optional Sorter/Mailbox, copies...
  • Page 209: Clearing A Paper Jam

    Figure 2: Sorter/Mailbox Release Lever Remove any paper that is caught in the interface between the copier/printer Right Door and Sorter/ Mailbox, as illustrated in Figure 3. Figure 3: Removing paper from the interface area DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 11–3 SORTER/MAILBOX...
  • Page 210 Continue your copy job if a message on the screen directs you to press Start to continue. Figure 6: Behind the Right Front Door (lower portion) If the Paper jam message reappears, repeat the preceding steps to clear a remaining paper jam. SORTER/MAILBOX 11–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 211: Problem Solving

    12. Problem Solving Overview The DocuColor 12 Copier/Printer is designed to help you find and solve problems as they happen. The copier/printer can detect problems and display the corrective action on the screen, as illustrated in Figure 1. If the...
  • Page 212 With the power on and the copier/printer in a fault condition, press the Stop button on the Control Panel. Record the following information so that you can provide it to the Xerox representative at the support centre: • With the Stop button depressed, record the displayed Fault Codes.
  • Page 213: Paper Jam Clearance

    The Touch Screen displays the appropriate message screen for the area of the copier/printer which needs to be checked until all jams are cleared. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–3 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 214: Preventing Paper Jams

    Excessive curl of the paper sometimes causes paper jams. • Load freshly opened paper into the appropriate paper tray. If the paper jams cease, dispose of the paper that caused the jams. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 215: Paper Jam Behind The Left Door

    If a paper jam occurs near Paper Tray 5, lift the release lever on Paper Tray 5 and open the panel, as illustrated in Figure 5. Close all open panels. Figure 5: Opening the Paper Tray 5 Panel DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–5 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 216: Paper Jam Behind The Right Door

    Open the Right Door, as illustrated in Figure 7. Figure 7: Opening the Right Door Remove all paper that is visible in the area. Close the Right Door. If there is a Sorter/Mailbox, push the Sorter/ Mailbox back into place. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 217: Paper Jam Behind The Front Door

    Check the Touch Screen for a new message indicating the area of the jam. KEY POINT: Check and clear all jams in the Paper Path Module before closing the module. Figure 9: Rotating the green handle clockwise DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–7 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 218 In the Fuser area, 2, carefully pull any paper in the entry area to the left to free it, as illustrated in Figure 11. Figure 11: Fuser Area 2 PROBLEM SOLVING 12–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 219 Firmly push in the Paper Path Module until it is in place. Turn the green handle anti-clockwise to lock the module, as illustrated in Figure 14. Figure 14: Rotating the green handle anti- clockwise DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–9 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 220: Paper Jam Inside A Paper Tray

    Adjust the edge guides so they are lightly touching the paper. Close the paper tray slowly to avoid shifting the paper stack. Figure 15: Clearing a Paper Jam inside a Paper Tray PROBLEM SOLVING 12–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 221: Paper Jam Inside Paper Tray 5

    Adjust the edge guide each time you load paper into Paper Tray 5. Figure 17: Lifting the top of Paper Tray 5 • If Paper Tray 5 is not fully extended, paper jams or misregistration may occur. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–11 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 222: Resolving Hardware Problems

    If power is restored, continue to operate the copier/ printer normally. If the GFP reactivates, call your representative. Refer to section 1, “Get- ting to know your DocuColor 12,” for additional information. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–12...
  • Page 223: Resolving Programming Problems

    Refer to chapter 2, “Getting to know your DocuColor 12,” for more informa- tion about buttons. You cannot complete the programming. The Attempt to complete all the programming more copier/printer times out too quickly and resets quickly.
  • Page 224: Resolving Processor Problems

    • Use the Transparency Separator option. Refer to the Colour Materials Usage Guide and Recommended Materials for the DocuColor 12 for more information about transparencies. 11 x 17 inch (A3) transpar- Remove each copy of 11 x 17 inch (A3) transparencies from the Output Tray encies jam when exiting before subsequent copies exit the copier/printer.
  • Page 225 This problem is caused by the oil used in the fusing process. The problem can nal documents cause jams be reduced or eliminated by allowing output to sit for awhile so oil can evapo- in the Duplex Automatic rate before using them as original documents. Document Feeder. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–15 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 226 Place the copier/printer and paper in a room with air conditioning and low humidity to minimize the moisture in the environment. Attempt to copy on thicker paper or on paper stock that is less sensitive to moisture. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–16 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 227: Resolving Output Quality Problems Using The Basic Copying, Added

    Adjust the Lighten/Darken control to Lighten. Select the Photo & Text or Text document type and the Auto Contrast Lighten/Darken feature or Background Suppression in the Preset Colour Balance feature of the Image Quality tab. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–17 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 228 Use the Lighten/Darken feature to select a lighter level. Select the Photo option in the Original Type feature. Output has too much contrast. Select less colour (toward Pastel) Saturation in the Image Quality tab. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–18 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 229 Select the Text or Graphics & Maps option in the Original Type feature. Ensure that the document is held flat on the Document Glass and that the document cover is closed as much as possible. DO NOT force the cover closed. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 12–19 PROBLEM SOLVING...
  • Page 230 Document Glass location. Refer to the section, “Added Features,” Mar- gin Shift feature, for illustrated examples. NOTE: Corner Shift is also intended only for documents that are smaller than the copy paper selected. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–20 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 231 Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (DADF). Copies made from a newspaper, a map, or a The DocuColor 12 copier/printer detects low photograph have background when Original densities of colour and reproduces them. This Type is defined as Graphics & Maps or Photo.
  • Page 232: Original Type Selection And Output

    Photo Balance functions. The System Administrator can select Text or Photo for Photo & Text and Text modes. Refer to the “Tools Mode, System Image Quality” section in the System Administrator Guide for more information. PROBLEM SOLVING 12–22 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 233: Technical Information

    13. Technical Information Overview The information in this section is provided for your convenience and can be supplemented with information provided by your Xerox sales or service representative. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–1 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 234: Specifications

    Representative for more information. Max. Power Consumption 2.112 kVA Current Loads @ 115V Warm-up 12.5 Amps (1.60 kVA) (approx.) Stand-by Average 7 Amps (800 VA) (approx.) Average Run Mode 10 Amps (1.2 kVA) (approx.) (4-Colour) TECHNICAL INFORMATION 13–2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 235: Electrical Power Requirements (220-240 Vac - 50 Hz)

    Max. Power Consumption 2.2 kVA @ 220 Volts Current Loads @ 240V Warm-up 8.0 Amps (1.6 kVA) (approx.) Stand-by Average 3.8 Amps (800 VA) (approx.) Average Run Mode 5.7 Amps (1.2 kVA) (approx.) (4-Colour) DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–3 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 236: Environmental Requirements

    The copier/printer carries the CE symbol for the 220-240 V, 50 Hz version. RFI Emissions This copier/printer complies with the following: • US/Canada: FCC Class B, ICES-003 Class B • Europe: EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) -EN55022-A Class B, EN61000-3-2. TECHNICAL INFORMATION 13–4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 237: Capabilities

    * From Document Glass to the Output Catch Tray, the black and white output rate is 50 copies per minute.With a DADF, the black and white output rate is 40 copies per minute. DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–5 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 238: Physical Dimensions

    NOTE: The dimensions listed include the Processor and the standard Catch Tray. Floor space requirements can vary depending on copier/printer options and placement location. Contact your Xerox sales or service representative to evaluate your exact requirements. Copier with DADF Width 24.5 in.
  • Page 239: System Modes Of Operation

    Document Glass. Black / White Mode Colour Mode Simplex Duplex Simplex Duplex B5 LEF B5 SEF A4 LEF A4 SEF Letter LEF Letter SEF Legal SEF B4 SEF A3 SEF DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–7 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 240: Copy Rates For Paper Trays 2, 3, And 4: Limited Heavyweight Paper

    Normal Paper A4 / Letter LEF 64—105 gsm OHP (Transparency) A4 / Letter LEF Heavyweight Paper A4 / Letter LEF 106—163 gsm Extra Heavyweight Paper A4 / Letter LEF 164—250 gsm Postcard Postcard SEF TECHNICAL INFORMATION 13–8 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 241: Duplex Automatic Document Feeder (Dadf Specifications)

    Power source Supplied from the Processor Noise while running 68 dB(A) Dimensions Width: Height: 3.8 inches (96.5 mm) Depth: Weight 28.7 lbs. (14 kg) Machine space Within the space required for the copier/printer DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–9 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 242: Sorter/Mailbox Specifications

    100 sheets of 20 lb. (80 gsm) paper Weight 75 lbs (34 kg) Dimensions Width: 28 (711.2 mm) Height: 40.5 inches (1029 mm) Depth: 24.3 inches (616 mm) Noise while running 56 dB(A) TECHNICAL INFORMATION 13–10 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 243: Metric Conversion Chart

    11.85 11 x 17 279 x 432 12.5 297 x 420 13.0 12 x 17 305 x 432 13.4 12 x 18 305 x 457 13.45 SRA3 320 x 450 12.6 x 17.7 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 13–11 TECHNICAL INFORMATION...
  • Page 244 TECHNICAL INFORMATION 13–12 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 245: Index

    Basic Copying tab: ??–4-20 Buttons: 2-3 2 Sided Copying: 5-4 Clear: 2-6 Copy Output: 4-7 Clear All: 2-5 Output Colour: 4-3 Interrupt: 2-4 Overview: 4-1 Low Power button: 2-3 Paper Supply: 4-16 Numeric Keypad: 2-3 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 14-1 Index...
  • Page 246 Auto%: 4-15 Problem solving: 12-18 Variable%: 4-14 Edge Erase: 5-25–5-28 Information screen No Erase: 5-26 Problem solving: 12-13 Variable Erase: 5-27 Interlock Open Electrical Power Using Clear: 2-6 Problem Solving: 12-12 Using Clear All: 2-5 Index 14-2 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 247 Corner Shift: 5-20 Black border: 12-18, 12-21 No Shift: 5-17 Blurred images: 12-19 Variable Shift: 5-22 Corner Shift: 12-20 Message area: 2-7 Dark lead edge: 12-20 Metric Conversion Chart: 13-11 Dark output: 12-18 Mirror Image: 7-14–7-15 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 14-3 Index...
  • Page 248 Paper Tray 5 Multiple feed: 12-14 Multiple feed problem solving: 12-14 Paper Tray 5 skewed paper: 12-15 Programming Paper Supply: 4-19 Transparencies: 12-14 Skewed paper: 12-15 Tray 5 Feed: 12-14 Using 12 x 18 inch or SRA3 Paper: 9-13 Index 14-4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 249 Sorter/Mailbox: ??–11-4 Transfer Drums: 2-17 Bins: 11-1 Transparencies: 9-7 Clearing a paper jam: 11-3 Loading: 9-10 Collated output: 11-2 Problem solving: 12-14 Left Door: 11-1 Transparency Separators: 7-11–7-13 Paper Path: 2-17 Two-Sided Copying: 5-4 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE 14-5 Index...
  • Page 250 Uncollated output (Sorter/Mailbox): 11-2 Variable Colour Balance: 6-24 Variable Edge Erase: 5-27 Variable Image Repeat: 7-8 Variable Shift: 5-22 Variable%: 4-14 Variable% (Reduce/Enlarge): 4-11 Warm (colour balance): 6-13 White border edges: 2-20 Index 14-6 DOCUCOLOR 12 USER GUIDE...
  • Page 252 Prepared by: Xerox Europe Technical Centre Global Knowledge & Language Services Bessemer Road Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire AL7 1HE ENGLAND 708P83381...