Saving money and the environment
Use the factory default settings for all settings associated with Eco‑Mode. This setting supports the
performance specifications for your printer.
Reduce energy use, especially when the printer is idle.
Printer engine motors do not start until a document is ready to print. You may notice a short delay
before the first page is printed.
The printer enters Sleep mode after one minute of inactivity.
Energy/Paper Use all the settings associated with Energy and Paper modes.
Enable the automatic two‑sided (duplex) printing feature.
Turn off print log features.
Adjusting Sleep mode
To save energy, decrease the number of minutes before the printer enters Sleep mode.
Available settings range from 1 to 120 minutes. The factory default setting is 30 minutes.
Note: Sleep mode can be scheduled. For more information, see
Using the Embedded Web Server
From the Embedded Web Server, click Settings > General Settings > Timeouts.
In the Sleep Mode field, enter the number of minutes you want the printer to wait before it enters Sleep mode.
Using the printer control panel
From the printer control panel, navigate to:
> Settings >
In the Sleep Mode field, select the number of minutes you want the printer to wait before it enters Sleep mode.
> General Settings >
"Using Schedule Power Modes" on page
> Timeouts >
> Sleep Mode >