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AL-2050
AL-2060
MODEL
AL-2050
AL-2060
DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL
SYSTEM
OPERATION MANUAL
(for general information)
PREPARATIONS
LOADING PAPER
MAKING COPIES
CONVENIENT COPY
FUNCTIONS
INSTALLING THE
SOFTWARE
PRINTER/SCANNER
FUNCTIONS
USER SETTINGS
TROUBLESHOOTING
AND MAINTENANCE
APPENDIX
Page
9
18
24
30
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57
62
69
91

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  • Page 1 MODEL AL-2050 AL-2060 DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM OPERATION MANUAL (for general information) Page PREPARATIONS LOADING PAPER MAKING COPIES AL-2050 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS USER SETTINGS TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE APPENDIX AL-2060...
  • Page 2 In some areas, the "POWER" switch positions are marked "I" and " " on the copier instead of "ON" and "OFF". If your copier is so marked, please read "I" for "ON" and " " for "OFF". Caution! For a complete electrical disconnection, pull out the main plug. The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS CAUTIONS ........................ 3 SOFTWARE LICENSE ....................4 ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION ................5 INTRODUCTION ....................... 6 MAIN FEATURES...................... 7 1 PREPARATIONS PART NAMES....................9 CHECKING PACKED COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES ......12 PREPARING THE MACHINE FOR INSTALLATION........12 INSTALLING THE TD (TONER DEVELOPER) CARTRIDGE ......14 POWER ON AND OFF ..................
  • Page 4 6 PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS USING THE PRINTER MODE ................ 58 BASIC PROCEDURE FOR PRINTING ............58 USING THE SCANNER MODE............... 59 SCANNING USING THE KEYS ON THE MACHINE ........59 SCANNING FROM YOUR COMPUTER ............60 OPERATION IN COPY, PRINTER, AND SCANNER MODES ......60 HOW TO USE THE ONLINE MANUAL ............
  • Page 5: Cautions

    CAUTIONS Caution label on the machine The label ( ) in the fusing area of the machine indicates the following: : Caution, risk of danger : Caution, hot surface Cautions on using the machine Follow the cautions below when using this machine. Warning: •...
  • Page 6: Cautions On Handling The Machine

    • Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, the Adobe PDF logo, and Reader are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and other countries. • Sharpdesk is a trademark of Sharp Corporation. • All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. SOFTWARE LICENSE The SOFTWARE LICENSE will appear when you install the software from the CD- ROM.
  • Page 7: Environmental Information

    ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION ® Products that have earned the ENERGY STAR are designed to protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. Laser information Wave length 780 nm +15 nm -10 nm Pulse times (North America) 12.88 µs ±12.88 ns/7 mm Output power Max 0.2 mW At the production line, the output power of the scanner unit is adjusted to 0.18 MILLIWATT PLUS 5% and is maintained constant by the operation of the...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    This manual explains the procedures for using the machine as a printer or a scanner. Operation Manual (for facsimile) (for AL-2060 only) This manual explains the procedures for using the machine as a fax machine. Conventions used in this manual and online manual •...
  • Page 9: Main Features

    MAIN FEATURES High-speed laser copying First-copy time* is only 8.0* seconds. Copying speed is 20 copies per minute. This is ideal for business use and provides a big boost to workplace productivity. The first-copy time is measured after the power save indicator turns off following power on, using the document glass with the polygon rotating in the copy ready state and "LSU SETTING"...
  • Page 10 LCD panel displays messages The LCD panel displays messages that show function settings and the status of the machine. Laser printer function • Printer function The accompanying printer driver can be installed to enable use of the machine as a printer.
  • Page 11: Preparations

    Chapter 1 PREPARATIONS This chapter provides basic information that you should know before using the machine. PART NAMES The following illustration shows the part names of the AL-2050. The illustrations in this manual show the AL-2050. The appearance of Note your machine may be different depending on the model, however, the basic operations are the same.
  • Page 12: Operation Panel

    PREPARATIONS Operation panel AL-2060 AL-2050 1,2,3, ZOOM 1,2,3, SP. FUNC 10 11 [MODE SELECT] key / Mode indicators [TRAY SELECT] key ( Press this key to select the mode. The Use to select the paper tray that has the indicator of the selected mode lights (copy, desired paper for copying.
  • Page 13 PREPARATIONS Display READY TO COPY. 100% [ZOOM] key Shows the current copy ratio. Press to select an enlargement or Shows the selected paper size. reduction ratio. Shows the number of copies that has To select a preset ratio setting, press the been entered with the numeric keys.
  • Page 14: Checking Packed Components And Accessories

    Power cord CD-ROM Drum cartridge (installed in unit) Telephone line cord (AL-2060 only) TD cartridge PREPARING THE MACHINE FOR INSTALLATION Be sure to hold the handles on both sides of the machine to unpack the machine and carry it to the installation...
  • Page 15 PREPARATIONS Remove all pieces of tape shown in the illustration below and then open the RSPF and remove the protective materials. Take out the bag containing the TD cartridge. Release the scan head locking switch. The scan head locking switch is under the document glass. If the switch is locked ( , the machine will not operate.
  • Page 16: Installing The Td (toner Developer) Cartridge

    INSTALLING THE TD (TONER DEVELOPER) CARTRIDGE Open the bypass tray, and then open the side cover. Press gently on both sides of the front cover to open the cover. Remove the TD cartridge from the bag. Remove the protective paper. Hold the cartridge on both sides and shake it horizontally four or five times.
  • Page 17 PREPARATIONS Close the front cover and then the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. When closing the covers, be Caution sure to close the front cover securely and then close the side cover. If the covers are closed in the wrong order, the covers may be damaged.
  • Page 18: Power On And Off

    POWER ON AND OFF The power switch is located on the left side of the machine. If you use the machine in a country other than the country Caution where the machine was purchased, you will need to make sure that your local power supply is compatible with your model.
  • Page 19: Power Off

    PREPARATIONS Power off Make sure that the machine is not in operation and then turn the power switch to the "OFF" position. If the power switch is turned off while the machine is in operation, a misfeed may occur and the job that was in progress will be canceled.
  • Page 20: Loading Paper

    The tray location indicator will blink when there is no paper in the selected paper tray, or when the selected paper tray is not closed or is improperly closed. PAPER For best results, use only SHARP recommended paper. Paper tray type Paper type...
  • Page 21: Special Papers

    ● There are many varieties of special paper available on the market, and some cannot be used with this machine. Before using special paper, contact a SHARP service center. ● Before using other than SHARP recommended paper, make a test copy to see if the paper is suitable. LOADING THE PAPER TRAY...
  • Page 22 LOADING PAPER Store the pressure plate lock which has been removed in step 2. To store the pressure plate lock, rotate the lock to secure it as shown below. Pressure plate lock Fan the paper and insert it into the tray. Make sure that the edges go under the corner hooks.
  • Page 23: Bypass Feed (including Special Paper)

    • When loading envelopes, make sure that they are straight and flat and do not have loosely glued construction flaps (not the closure flap). • Special papers except SHARP recommended transparency film, labels, and envelopes must be fed one sheet at a time through the bypass tray.
  • Page 24: Loading Paper In The Bypass Tray

    LOADING PAPER Loading paper in the bypass tray • Paper must be fed narrow side first into the feed slot. Note • Special papers such as transparency film, labels, and envelopes must be fed one sheet at a time through the bypass tray. •...
  • Page 25: Changing A Tray's Paper Size Setting

    CHANGING A TRAY'S PAPER SIZE SETTING Follow these steps to change a tray's paper size setting. • The paper size setting cannot be changed when the machine has Note stopped temporarily due to running out of paper or a misfeed. •...
  • Page 26: Making Copies

    Chapter 3 MAKING COPIES This chapter explains basic copying functions. NORMAL COPYING Using the document glass • The document glass can scan up to an A4 original. Note • When a copy is made, the edges will not be copied (image loss). For the image loss, see the "SPECIFICATIONS"...
  • Page 27: Using The Rspf

    MAKING COPIES Using the RSPF • Originals that are A5 to A4 and 56 g/m to 90 g/m can be used. A Note maximum of 50 pages can be placed at once. • Straighten curled originals before placing them in the document feeder tray.
  • Page 28 MAKING COPIES Originals that cannot be used in the RSPF The following originals cannot be used. These may cause misfeeds or smudging and unclear images. • Transparencies, tracing paper, other transparent or translucent paper, and photographs. • Carbon paper, thermal paper. •...
  • Page 29: Setting The Number Of Copies

    MAKING COPIES Setting the number of copies Press the numeric keys to set the number of copies. OPY. ZOOM The set number of copies appears in the display. A maximum of 99 copies can be set. If you wish to make only a single copy, copying is possible with the display showing "0".
  • Page 30: Making A Copy Darker Or Lighter

    MAKING A COPY DARKER OR LIGHTER Automatic exposure adjustment is initially enabled. This function automatically adjusts the copy image according to the original being copied. If you wish to select the exposure level yourself, follow the steps below. (Select from two original types and five exposure levels for each original type.) The exposure level used in automatic exposure adjustment can also be changed with "AE LEVEL ADJUST"...
  • Page 31: Reduction/enlargement/zoom

    REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Copies can be reduced down to 25% or enlarged up to 400%. (When the RSPF is being used, the zoom copy ratio range is 50% to 200%.) The [ZOOM] key can be pressed to quickly select a ratio from among eight preset ratios. In addition, the [ key ( ) and [ ] key (...
  • Page 32: Convenient Copy Functions

    Chapter 4 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS AUTOMATIC TWO-SIDED COPYING Two originals can be automatically copied onto both sides of a single sheet of paper. When the RSPF is used, two-sided copies of two-sided originals can easily be made. Original → Paper Usable paper One-sided original →...
  • Page 33 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the document glass Place the original that you wish to copy onto the front side of the paper on the document glass and close the RSPF. Press the [2-SIDED COPY ] key 2-SIDED COPY until "1 TO 2" appears, and then press the 1 TO 2 [OK] key.
  • Page 34 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the RSPF Place the original(s) in the RSPF. (p.25) If you place an odd number of originals for one-sided to two-sided copying, the last page will be one-sided. Press the [2-SIDED COPY ] key and 2-SIDED COPY select the two-sided copy mode that you 2 TO 1 wish to use.
  • Page 35: Sort Copy

    SORT COPY Copies of multiple original pages can sorted into sets. The number of pages that can be scanned varies depending on the Note original type (photo, text, etc.) and the amount of memory allocated to the printer. The amount of memory allocated to the printer can be changed with "MEM.
  • Page 36: Offset Function During Sort Copy

    CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the RSPF Place the originals. (p.25) • If "SORT AUTO SELCT" is enabled in the user programs, the default output Note mode for copying from the RSPF is sort mode (p.63). In this case go directly "...
  • Page 37: Copying Multiple Originals Onto A Single Sheet Of Paper (2 In 1 Copy)

    COPYING MULTIPLE ORIGINALS ONTO A SINGLE SHEET OF PAPER (2 IN 1 copy) Multiple originals can be copied onto a single sheet of paper in a selected layout pattern. This function is convenient for compiling multi-page reference materials into a compact format, or for providing an overview of all pages of a document on a single page.
  • Page 38 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Press the [ ] key ( ) or [ ] key ( ) to select the original size and then press the ORIG. SIZE ENTER [OK] key. The following original sizes can be selected: "A4", "B5", "A5", "8.5x14", "8.5x13", "8.5x11", ZOOM 1,2,3, 1,2,3,...
  • Page 39 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Using the RSPF Place the originals. (p.25) Press the [E-SORT/SP.FUN ] key 1,2,3, 1,2,3, SP. FUNC SPECIAL FUNCTION until "2IN1" appears and then press the 2IN1 [OK] key. 1,2,3, 1,2,3, ZOOM SP. FUNC Press the [ ] key ( ) to move "...
  • Page 40: Creating Margins When Copying (margin Shift)

    CREATING MARGINS WHEN COPYING (Margin shift) The margin shift function is used to automatically shift the text or image or the copy paper approximately 10mm. As shown below, LONG EDGE or SHORT EDGE can be selected. SHORT EDGE LONG EDGE RSPF Margin Margin...
  • Page 41 CONVENIENT COPY FUNCTIONS Press the [ ] key ( ) to move " " to MARGIN SHIFT the "ON" position and then press the [OK] key. 1,2,3, 1,2,3, ZOOM SP. FUNC Press the [ ] key ( ) or [ ] key ( ) to MARGIN SHIFT...
  • Page 42: Software

    Chapter 5 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE This chapter explains how to install and configure the software that is required for the printer and scanner functions of the machine. The procedure for viewing the Online Manual is also explained. • The screen images in this manual are mainly for Windows XP. With Note other versions of Windows, some screen images may be different from those in this manual.
  • Page 43: Before Installation

    BEFORE INSTALLATION Hardware and software requirements Check the following hardware and software requirements in order to install the software. Computer type IBM PC/AT or compatible computer equipped with a USB2.0* or 10Base-T LAN interface Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional* Operating system* Windows XP* , Windows Vista*...
  • Page 44: Installing The Software

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE • If you need to use a different connection method after installing the Note software using a USB or network connection, you must first uninstall the software and then install it using the new connection method. • In the following explanations it is assumed that the mouse is configured for right hand operation.
  • Page 45 The files required for installation of the MFP driver are copied. Follow the on-screen instructions. When "The installation of the SHARP software is complete." appears, click the "OK" button. • If you are using Windows Vista and a security warning window Caution appears, be sure to click "Install this driver software anyway".
  • Page 46 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE You will return to the window of step 8. If you wish to install Button Manager or Sharpdesk, click the "Utility Software" button. If you do not wish to install the Utility Software, click the "Close" button and go to step 12.
  • Page 47 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE When installing is finished, click the "Close" button. • If you are using Windows Vista and a security warning window Caution appears, be sure to click "Install this driver software anyway". • If you are running Windows 2000/XP and a warning message appears regarding the Windows logo test or digital signature, be sure to click "Continue Anyway"...
  • Page 48: Connecting A Usb Cable

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Connecting a USB cable Follow the procedure below to connect the machine to your computer. A USB cable for connecting the machine to your computer is not included with the machine. Please purchase the appropriate cable for your computer. •...
  • Page 49: Using The Machine As A Network Printer

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Using the machine as a network printer • Interface cables for connecting the machine to your computer are not Note included with the machine. Please purchase the appropriate cable for your computer. • If you intend to use the machine as a scanner, it must be connected to your computer with a USB interface cable.
  • Page 50: Set The Ip Address

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Set the IP Address This setting is only required once when using the machine on a network. Click the "Set the IP Address" button. The printer or printers connected to the network will be detected. Click the printer to be configured (the machine) and click the "Next"...
  • Page 51 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Click the "Next" button. Click the "Yes" button in the confirmation dialog box that appears. Go to step 11. LPR (TCP/IP) direct printing After step 1-7 on page 46 Click the "Printer Driver" button. If you have not set the IP Address, click the "Set the IP Address"...
  • Page 52 Windows logo test or digital signature, be sure to click "Continue Anyway" or "Yes". When "The installation of the SHARP software is complete." appears, click the "OK" button. When the "Finish" screen appears, click the "Close" button.
  • Page 53: Sharing The Printer Using Windows Networking

    INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Sharing the printer using windows networking If the machine will be used as a shared printer on a network, follow these steps to install the printer driver in the client computer. To configure the appropriate settings in the print server, see the Note operation manual or help file of your operating system.
  • Page 54 INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE Follow the on-screen instructions. When the "Finish" screen appears, click the "Close" button. After the installation, a message prompting you to restart your computer Note may appear. In this case, click the "Yes" button to restart your computer. This completes the installation of the software.
  • Page 55: Setting Up Button Manager

    On Windows Vista, click the "Start" button, select "Control Panel" and click "Hardware and Sound", and then click "Scanners and Cameras". Click the "SHARP AL-XXXX" icon and select "Properties" from the "File" menu. On Windows Vista, select "Properties" from the "Organize" menu.
  • Page 56 Repeat Steps 4 through 6 to link Button Manager to "SC2:" through "SC6:". Select "SC2:" from the "Select an event" pull-down menu. Select "Start this program", select "Sharp Button Manager O" from the pull-down menu, and then click the "Apply" button. Do the same for each ScanMenu through "SC6:".
  • Page 57 Note click "view all Control Panel options". Select "SHARP AL-XXXX" and click the "Properties" button. In Windows Me, right click "SHARP AL-XXXX" and click "Properties" in the pop-up menu. In the "Properties" screen, click the "Events" tab. Select "SC1:" from the "Scanner...
  • Page 58 Repeat Steps 5 through 7 to link Button Manager to "SC2:" through "SC6:". Select "SC2:" from the "Scanner events" pull-down menu. Select "Sharp Button Manager O" in "Send to this application" and click the "Apply" button. Do the same for each ScanMenu through "SC6:".
  • Page 59: Printer/scanner Functions

    Chapter 6 PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS The machine includes a USB connector and a LAN connector as standard equipment. When the USB connector is used, the printer and scanner functions can be used. When the LAN connector is used, the printer function can be used. The machine has the following features: •...
  • Page 60: Using The Printer Mode

    USING THE PRINTER MODE The procedure for loading paper for printing is the same as for loading copy paper. See "LOADING PAPER" (p.18). • Print jobs received while the machine is copying will be stored in Note memory. When the copy job is finished, the print jobs will begin printing.
  • Page 61: Using The Scanner Mode

    USING THE SCANNER MODE The procedure for placing the original is the same as for copying. See "NORMAL COPYING" (p.24). Scanner mode cannot be used at the following times: Note • A misfeed has occurred (paper misfeed or original misfeed in the RSPF).
  • Page 62: Scanning From Your Computer

    PRINTER/SCANNER FUNCTIONS Button Manager scan menu For information on Button Manager settings, see the Button Manager help file. The names in the Button Manager menu ("xxxx" in "SC1:xxxx", etc.) can be changed. See the online manual. SCANNING FROM YOUR COMPUTER The machine supports the TWAIN standard, making it possible to scan from TWAIN- compliant applications.
  • Page 63: How To Use The Online Manual

    HOW TO USE THE ONLINE MANUAL The online manual provides detailed instructions for operating the unit as a printer and scanner. It also provides methods for dealing with printing or scanner problems. Turn on your computer. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Click the "start"...
  • Page 64: User Settings

    Chapter 7 USER SETTINGS The user settings allow you to customize machine settings to better meet your needs. USER PROGRAMS The user settings consist of the following items. To change the user program settings as explained in "SELECTING A SETTING FOR A USER PROGRAM"...
  • Page 65 USER SETTINGS Setting codes Program (factory default Program name Explanation number setting appears in bold) • This function automatically switches the machine to a state that consumes even less power than preheat mode if the set duration of time elapses without the machine being used when the power is on.
  • Page 66 USER SETTINGS Setting codes Program (factory default Program name Explanation number setting appears in bold) 1: 5 mm • Use this setting to set the 2: 10 mm MARGIN WIDTH 3: 15 mm margin width. 4: 20 mm 1: 30% •...
  • Page 67 USER SETTINGS Setting codes Program (factory default Program name Explanation number setting appears in bold) 1: AMERICAN ENGLISH 2: ENGLISH 3: FRENCH 4: SPANISH 5: GERMAN 6: ITALIAN 7: DUTCH This is used to set the language LANGUAGE 8: SWEDISH used in the display.
  • Page 68: Print Mode

    USER SETTINGS Print mode Setting codes Program (factory default Program name Explanation number setting appears in bold) When this function is enabled, printing in printer mode will automatically continue using a FORCED 1: ON different size of paper if the OUTPUT 2: OFF specified size of paper runs out...
  • Page 69: Selecting A Setting For A User Program

    SELECTING A SETTING FOR A USER PROGRAM Press the [MENU] key and then press the MAIN MENU [OK] key. 1:USER PROGRAM In printer mode, the user programs are accessed by simply pressing the [MENU] key. 1,2,3, ZOOM 1,2,3, SP. FUNC Press the [ ] key ( ) or [...
  • Page 70 USER SETTINGS Audible signals (key entry beep, invalid key beep, base setting beep) The machine sounds three different types of beep signals: a key entry beep that sounds when a valid key is pressed, an invalid key beep that sounds when an invalid key is pressed, and a base setting beep that sounds when a setting is the same as the base setting (base settings are explained below).
  • Page 71: Troubleshooting And Maintenance

    When the following indicators light up or blink on the operation panel or the following alphanumeric codes appear in the display, solve the problem immediately referring to both the table below and the indicated page. Note Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Indication Cause and remedy Page...
  • Page 72 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Indication Cause and remedy Page Lamp indicator Display The TD (Toner/Developer) cartridge is INSTALL A TD not installed correctly. Reinstall the TD CARTRIDGE. cartridge. Blinks The drum cartridge has reached the end of REPLACE THE its life. Replace it with a new drum DRUM cartridge.
  • Page 73: Troubleshooting The Machine

    TROUBLESHOOTING THE MACHINE The following problems are related to the general operation of the machine and copying. Problem Cause and solution Page The machine is not plugged into a power outlet. → Plug the machine into a grounded outlet. Power switch OFF. →...
  • Page 74 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Cause and solution Page The original was not placed in the correct position. 24, 25 → Place the original correctly. An appropriate ratio was not used for the size of the original and the size of the paper.
  • Page 75 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Cause and solution Page Misfeed occur. → To remove the misfeed, see "MISFEED REMOVAL". The paper is outside of the specified size and weight range. → Use copy paper within the specified range. Paper curled or damp. →...
  • Page 76 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Problem Cause and solution Page Copying or printing is performed. → Set the paper size after copying or printing is complete. Paper size for a paper The machine has stopped temporarily tray cannot be set. due to running out of paper or a 19, 23, misfeed.
  • Page 77: Problems During Setup The Software

    PROBLEMS DURING SETUP THE SOFTWARE If the software does not install correctly, check the following items on your computer. To remove the software, see "Removing the software" (p.77) MFP driver cannot be installed (Windows 2000/XP) If the MFP driver cannot be installed in Windows 2000/XP, follow these steps to check your computer's settings.
  • Page 78: Plug And Play Screen Does Not Appear

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Plug and play screen does not appear If the Plug and Play screen does not appear after you connect the machine to your computer with a USB cable and turn on the machine, follow the steps below to verify that the USB port is available.
  • Page 79: Removing The Software

    • On Windows Vista, click the "Uninstall a program". • On Windows 98/Me/2000, double-click the "Add/Remove Programs" icon. Select "SHARP AL-2050/2060 Series MFP Driver" and Button Manager from the list, and remove the software. For more information, refer to your operating manual or to the help files for...
  • Page 80: Misfeed Removal

    MISFEED REMOVAL When a misfeed occurs, the error indicator blinks, "CLEAR PAPER JAM" appears in the display, and the machine stops operating. If a misfeed occurs when using the RSPF, "RETURN X ORIGINAL(S) START TO RESUME" will appear in the display. ("X"...
  • Page 81: A: Misfeed In The Paper Feed Area

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE A: Misfeed in the paper feed area Gently remove the misfed paper from the paper feed area as shown in the illustration. If the error indicator blinks and the misfed paper is not visible in the paper feed area, pull out the paper tray and remove the misfed paper.
  • Page 82 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Gently remove the misfed paper from under the fusing unit as shown in the illustration. If the paper cannot be removed, proceed to "C: Misfeed in the transport area". The fusing unit is hot. Do not touch the fusing unit when Warning removing misfed paper.
  • Page 83 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Raise the fusing unit release lever, close the front cover and then close the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. The error indicator will go out and the ready indicator will light up. When closing the covers, be sure to close the front cover securely and Caution then close the side cover.
  • Page 84: Td (toner/developer) Cartridge Replacement

    TD (TONER/DEVELOPER) CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT When toner is low, the error indicator will light up and "TD CARTRIDGE IS NEAR EMPTY" will appear in the display. For information on purchasing a new TD cartridge, see "ABOUT SUPPLIES AND OPTIONS" (p.90). If copying is continued while the indicator is lit, copies will gradually become lighter until the toner runs out.
  • Page 85 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Gently pull the TD (Toner/Developer) Lock release button cartridge out while pressing the lock release button. • After removing the TD cartridge, do not shake it or tap on it. Doing so Note may cause toner to leak from the cartridge. Put the old cartridge immediately in the bag contained in the box of the new cartridge.
  • Page 86: Drum Cartridge Replacement

    TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Close the front cover and then the side cover by pressing the round projections near the side cover open button. The error indicator will go out and the ready indicator will light up. When closing the covers, be sure to close the front cover securely and Caution then close the side cover.
  • Page 87 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE Hold the drum cartridge handle and Drum cartridge handle gently pull the cartridge out. Dispose of the old drum cartridge in accordance with local regulations. Remove the new drum cartridge from the protective bag and remove the protective cover from the cartridge. Gently install the new drum cartridge.
  • Page 88: Checking The Total Count And Drum Cartridge Life

    CHECKING THE TOTAL COUNT AND DRUM CARTRIDGE LIFE You can check the total number of pages output by the machine (all pages printed by the copy function and printer function), as well as the output counts of each function (number of copies, number of scanned pages, number of faxes, etc.) and drum cartridge life.
  • Page 89: Cleaning The Machine

    CLEANING THE MACHINE Proper care is essential in order to get clean, sharp copies. Be sure to take a few minutes to clean the machine on a regular basis. Do not spray flammable cleaner gas. Gas from the spray may...
  • Page 90 TROUBLESHOOTING AND MAINTENANCE TD (Toner/Developer) cartridge and drum cartridge Remove the TD (Toner/Developer) cartridge and drum cartridge as explained in "TD (TONER/DEVELOPER) CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT" (p.82) and "DRUM CARTRIDGE REPLACEMENT" (p.84). Wipe the parts of the TD (Toner/Developer) cartridge and drum cartridge shown below with a clean cloth.
  • Page 91: Transfer Charger

    TRANSFER CHARGER Turn the power switch off. (p.17) Ensure that the bypass tray is open and then open the side cover while pressing the side cover open button. Take the charger cleaner out by holding the tab. Set the charger cleaner onto the right end of the transfer charger, gently slide the cleaner to the left end, and then remove it.
  • Page 92: About Supplies

    Be sure to use only genuine SHARP parts and supplies. Note 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 copiers. Look for the Genuine Supplies label on the toner package.
  • Page 93: Appendix

    Chapter 9 APPENDIX SPECIFICATIONS Model AL-2050 AL-2060 Type Digital Multifunctional System, Desktop Photoconductive OPC drum type Document glass Fixed type Copy/printing Dry, electrostatic transfer system Originals Sheets, bound documents Originals size Max. A4 Max. A4 Min. A5 Image loss: Max. 4 mm (leading and trailing edges) Copy size Max.
  • Page 94 APPENDIX One automatic feeding paper tray (250 sheets each) + Paper feed bypass tray (50 sheets) Fusing system Heat rollers Developer system Magnetic brush development Light source Tri-color CCD light source (CCD: 3 components; R, G, and B) Scan: 600 x 300 dpi Output: 600 x 600 dpi(AUTO/TEXT mode) Resolution Scan: 600 x 600 dpi Output: 600 x 600 dpi(PHOTO mode) Gradation...
  • Page 95: Printer Function

    Print speed* 20 ppm Resolution 600 dpi Memory Approx. 30MB Emulation SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression) 10BASE-T Network Interface* Interface USB 2.0 (Full-Speed/Hi-Speed compatible interface) [USB cable] USB cable that supports USB 2.0. Please purchase a commercially available USB cable.
  • Page 96: Scanner Function

    Please purchase a commercially available USB cable. Scanner utilities Button Manager / Sharpdesk As a part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves Note the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production units.
  • Page 97: Index

    INDEX Symbols Cleaning the TD cartridge and drum cartridge ........... 88 ] key......10, 31, 33, 36 [CLEAR ALL] key ....11, 16, 58 ] key ..........10 [CLEAR] key.......... ] key ..........10 ....10, 24, 25, 27, 33, 34, 58, 78 Connecting a USB cable ....
  • Page 98 Initial settings........16 Offset function during sort copy..34 Installing the software....... 40 [OK] key..........10 Installing the TD cartridge ....14 Online Manual ........6 Interface cable ........90 Operation in copy, printer, and Introduction......... 6 scanning modes ....... 60 IP address ........
  • Page 99 Ready indicator ..... 11,16, 84 TD cartridge........9, 82 Recycled paper ........ 18 TD cartridge replacement....82 Reduction/enlargement/zoom ... 29 Thick paper........18 Removing the software..... 77 Transfer charger......... 9 Roller ..........81 Transparency film....18, 19, 21 Roller rotating knob ......80 Tray location indicator ....
  • Page 100: Index By Purpose

    INDEX BY PURPOSE Preparations Connecting the computer Installation the machine, Basic procedure for printing ....58 preparing ........... 12 Button Manager, setting up Packed components and accessories, - Windows 98/Me/2000....55 checking ..........12 - Windows XP/Vista ......53 Paper, loading Installing the software-Network - Bypass tray........
  • Page 101: Material Safety Data Sheet

    Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Telephone number for information : 905-890-2100 Emergency telephone number : 1-800-255-3924 Australia Sharp Corporation of Australia PTY. Ltd. Oceania No1 Huntingwood Drive Huntingwood Blacktown N.S.W. Telephone number for information : 1300-13-50-22 Germany Sharp Electronics (Europe) GMBH...
  • Page 102 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 2/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-01231 3.HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Most Important Hazards and Effects of the Products Human Health Effects : There are no anticipated carcinogenic effects from exposure based on animal tests performed using toner.
  • Page 103 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 3/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-01231 8.EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Engineering Measures Ventilation : Not required under intended use. Exposure Limit Values OSHA-PEL(USA) : 15mg/m (Total Dust), 5mg/m...
  • Page 104 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 4/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-01231 and lung tumors. Moreover, a two-year cancer bioassay using a typical toner preparation containing carbon black demonstrated no association between toner exposure and tumor development in rats.
  • Page 105 Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. Telephone number for information : 905-890-2100 Emergency telephone number : 1-800-255-3924 Australia Sharp Corporation of Australia PTY. Ltd. Oceania No1 Huntingwood Drive Huntingwood Blacktown N.S.W. Telephone number for information : 1300-13-50-22 Germany Sharp Electronics (Europe) GMBH...
  • Page 106 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 2/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-31231 3.HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION Most Important Hazards and Effects of the Products Human Health Effects : There are no anticipated carcinogenic effects from exposure based on animal tests performed using toner.
  • Page 107 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 3/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-31231 Exposure Limit Values OSHA-PEL(USA) : 15mg/m (Total Dust), 5mg/m (Respirable Dust) ACGIH-TLV(USA) : 10mg/m (Total Dust), 3mg/m (Respirable Dust) Personal Protective Equipment Respiratory Protection...
  • Page 108 MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Page : 4/4 Date Revised : Mar . 1. 2007 Date Issued : Sep . 1. 2003 MSDS No. F-31231 Chronic Effect : In a study in rats of chronic inhalation exposure to a typical toner, a mild to moderate degree of lung fibrosis was observed in 92% of the rats in the high concentration (16mg/m ) exposure group, and a minimal to mild degree of fibrosis was noted in 22% of the animals in the middle...
  • Page 109 ➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣➢➣ Required in IEC-950 (EN 60 950) - Europe • The equipment should be installed near an accessible socket outlet for easy disconnection. Required in Appendix ZB of BS 7002 (En 60 950) — United Kingdom MAINS PLUG WIRING INSTRUCTIONS The mains lead of this equipment is already fitted with a mains plug which is either a non-rewireable (moulded) or a rewireable type.
  • Page 110: Information On Disposal For Business Users

    If the product is used for business purposes and you want to discard it: Please contact your SHARP dealer who will inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling.
  • Page 111: Luokan 1 Laserlaite

    VAROITUS! LAITTEEN KÄYTTÄMINEN MUULLA KUIN TÄSSÄ KÄYTTÖOHJEESSA MAINITULLA TAVALLA SAATTAA ALTISTAA KÄYTTÄJÄN TURVALLISUUSLUOKAN 1 YLITTÄVÄLLE NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE LASERSÄTEILYLLE. VARNING OM APPARATEN ANVÄNDS PÅ ANNAT SÄTT ÄN I DENNA BRUKSANVISNING SPECIFICERATS, KAN ANVÄNDAREN UTSÄTTAS FÖR OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLNING, SOM ÖVERSKRIDER GRÄNSEN FÖR LASERKLASS 1. CAUTION USYNLIG KLASSE 3B LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DEKSEL ÅPNES CLASS 3B INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED.
  • Page 112 SHARP MANUFACTURING FRANCE S.A. Route de Bollwiller - SOULTZ 68503 GUEBWILLER CEDEX FRANCE AL-2050 / AL-2060_v1...

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