AR-C250 Key Operator Operation Manual

MODEL
AR-C250
DIGITAL FULL COLOR
COPYING MACHINE
,
KEY OPERATOR S GUIDE
• KEY OPERATOR CODE
NUMBER
• KEY OPERATOR
PROGRAMS
• KEY OPERATOR
ASSISTANCE CALL
Digital
Page
2
4
33
This KEY OPERATOR’S GUIDE contains information on all of
the programs for use by the key operator. The programs allow
the key operator to tailor many functions of the AR-C250 for
specific modes of operation. These programs can only be
accessed after a key operator code number has been entered.
Please familiarize yourself with this entire guide. Keep it handy,
and refer to it for the information you need to keep the copier
operating smoothly.
CONTENTS
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Page
KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Registering the key operator code number . . . . . . . . . 2
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Using the key operator programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
KEY OPERATOR ASSISTANCE CALL . . . . . . . . . . 33
1
KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER
A key operator code number must be registered before a key operator
program can be used. The key operator must remember this number. Only
this registered number will allow access to the key operator programs.
1
CUSTOM
SETTINGS
4
Registering the key operator code number
1
Press the CUSTOM SETTINGS key.
2
Press the “KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS” key on the
touch panel.
7
AUDIT
EXIT
CUSTOM SETTINGS
●
DISPLAY
CONTRAST
KEY OPERATOR
PROGRAMS
AUTO
8/12 11
PAPER SELECT
AUTO
EXPOSURE
The following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ENTER KEY OPERATOR CODE.
EXIT
KEY OPERATOR CODE
100%
COPY RATIO
-----
S
4
5
6
CLEAR
ALL
7
8
AUDIT
0
9
PROGRAM
C
P
CLEAR
EXIT
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
3
Enter 0 five times using the 10-key pad.
4
Press the “COPIER” key on the touch panel.
5
Press the “OTHER FUNCTION SETTINGS” key.
●
As each 0 is entered, the dashes in the display will change to
asterisks.
COPIER
TOTAL COUNT
PROGRAM LIST
PRINTOUT
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
COPIER MODE
2
OK
OTHER FUNCTION
SETTINGS
TIMER SETTINGS
ENABLE/DISABLE
SETTINGS
ACCOUNT CONTROL
KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
OTHER FUNCTION SETTINGS
KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER
CHANGE
6
Press the “KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER CHANGE”
key.
7
Choose a new 5-digit code number and enter it using the
10-key pad.
8
Press the
9
To continue with other key operator programs, press
OK
the
key and then select another program.
To exit the key operator program mode, press the
CLEAR ALL key.
1/4
C:3.5
B:3.5
EXPOSURE ADJUSTMENT
TONER SAVE MODE(B/W)
R:2
E:0
ADD OR CHANGE EXTRA PRESET
RATIOS
INFORMATION
1
2
3
4
5
6
INTERRUPT
CUSTOM
SETTINGS
CLEAR
ALL
7
8
AUDIT
0
CA
9
PROGRAM
C
P
CLEAR
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
KEY OPERATOR CODE
OK
NUMBER CHANGE
INPUT A NEW CODE NUMBER AND PRESS [OK].
PRESENT
NEW
00000
16805
●
OK
key.
The code number will change from the factory setting to the new
setting.
3
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
A complete list of all key operator programs is provided below. These programs can
only be accessed by first entering the key operator code number.
The key operator programs are grouped into four categories: account control, other
function settings, timer settings, and enable/disable settings.
Category
Program Name
Function
Account Control
Auditing Mode
Enables or disables the basic auditing mode, which
controls access to copier.
Number of Copies
per Account
Displays the total number of copies made against
account numbers.
10
Billing by Account
Displays the accumulated cost of copies against
account numbers.
11
Resetting Account
Resets all audit accounts or selectively resets
individual accounts.
12
Account Number
Control
Registers accounts, deletes accounts, changes an
account number, or prints all registered account
numbers.
13
Price/Copy Setting
Sets up to 4 levels of price per copy against account
numbers.
14
Account Limit
Setting
Sets the maximum number of copies which can be
made against a registered account number.
16
Account Number
Security
Guards against trial and error entering of audit
account numbers.
17
Key Operator Code
Number Change
Changes the key operator code number.
18
Exposure
Adjustment
Lightens or darkens copies in the automatic
exposure mode.
18
Toner Save Mode
(B/W)
Reduces toner consumption in black/white copying.
18
Add or Change
Extra Preset Ratios
Adds or changes reduction and enlargement preset
copy ratios.
19
Setting a Maximum
Number of Copies
Sets the maximum number of copies that can be
selected.
19
Initial Margin Shift
Setting
Sets the initial margin shift values.
20
Erase Width
Adjustment
Sets the initial amount of the erase area.
20
Initial Status
Setting
Sets the copier’s initial settings in the ready
condition.
21
Other Function
Settings
4
Page No.
9
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Category
Timer Settings
Enable/Disable
Settings
Program Name
Function
Page No.
Transfer Belt Position Switches the transfer belt to either the B/W side or
the color side.
21
Color Balance
Adjusts the density of colors.
22
Size Setting for
[EXTRA]
Sets a paper size in each tray with [EXTRA] setting.
22
Require Key
Operator Code
Prevents the copier from being started by people
other than key operator.
23
Stream Feeding
Mode
Enables the stream feeding mode for copying
from the optional document feeder.
23
Override Sorter Bin
Capacity Limit
Cancels limit control of operation in case of bin
capacity overflow of an optional staple sorter.
24
Sleep Mode
Setting
Sets a time interval after which the copier enters the
sleep mode after copying is completed.
25
Auto Clear Setting
Sets a time interval after which the copier returns
to the initial settings.
25
Preheat Mode
Setting
Sets the time that elapses before the copier enters
the preheat mode after copying is completed.
26
Message Time
Setting
Sets the length of time that messages are displayed.
26
Disabling of Beep
When Keys Touched
Enables or disables sounding of beep when keys
are touched.
27
Disabling of Auto
Paper Selection
Prevents automatic paper selection.
27
Disabling of Auto
Tray Switching
Prevents automatic switching between the paper
trays.
27
Disabling of
Bypass-Tray
in Duplex Copy
Prohibits the use of the bypass tray during
duplex copying. (Duplex copying can be performed
when an optional duplex module is installed.)
28
Disabling
Deletion of Job
Programs
Prevents stored programs from being replaced or
deleted.
28
Disabling of
Document Feeder
Prevents the use of the optional document feeder
when it malfunctions.
28
Disabling of Duplex
Copying
Temporarily prevents the optional duplex system from
operating when it malfunctions. Allows the use of the
copier but not the duplex system.
28
5
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Category
Other Programs
6
Program Name
Function
Page No.
Disabling of
Stapler
Prevents damage to the stapler while awaiting
repair service.
(The stapler is included in the optional staple sorter
(AR-SS2) and finisher (AR-FN4). )
29
Disabling of
Covers Mode
Prevents the selection of COVERS mode.
(The COVERS mode can be used when an optional
document feeder is installed.)
29
Disabling of
PC/Modem Access
Provides or prevents access to key operator programs
through a PC/modem without key operator code entry.
29
Disabling of Sleep
Mode
Disables the sleep mode.
30
Disabling of
Pre-scan in B/W
Copy
Disables pre-scan in black/white copying.
30
Total Count
Recalls the total counts, including counts of the
copier, document feeder, duplex module, and stapler.
31
Program List
Printout
Sequentially prints available key operator programs.
31
Auto Color Calibration Enables automatic color gradation correction when it
becomes misadjusted.
32
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Using the key operator programs
1
1
Press the CUSTOM SETTINGS key.
2
Press the “KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS” key on the
touch panel.
CUSTOM
SETTINGS
4
7
●
AUDIT
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ENTER KEY OPERATOR CODE.
EXIT
CUSTOM SETTINGS
DISPLAY
CONTRAST
The following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR
PROGRAMS
EXIT
KEY OPERATOR CODE
-----
AUTO
EXPOSURE
AUTO
8/12 11
PAPER SELECT
100%
COPY RATIO
N
1
2
3
4
5
6
INTERRUPT
CLEAR
ALL
7
8
3
Enter the key operator code number.
4
Press the “COPIER” key on the touch panel.
●
The dashes in the display will change to asterisks.
CA
9
AUDIT
0
PROGRAM
C
P
CLEAR
EXIT
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
COPIER
TOTAL COUNT
PROGRAM LIST
PRINTOUT
7
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
COPIER MODE
OK
OTHER FUNCTION
SETTINGS
ENABLE/DISABLE
SETTINGS
5
Select the desired category on the touch panel.
Example: To select the account control category, press the
6
Press the key of the desired program on the touch panel.
Example: To see the number of copies per account, press the
“ACCOUNT CONTROL” key.
TIMER SETTINGS
ACCOUNT CONTROL
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ACCOUNT CONTROL
AUDITING MODE
OK
1/2
“NUMBER OF COPIES PER ACCOUNT” key.
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For some programs, a check box is displayed to the left of the
program name. If the box is pressed, a check mark will appear and
the program will be set. If the box is pressed again, the check mark
will disappear and the program will be canceled.
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For other programs, the program setting screen of the program
will appear when the program key is pressed.
●
If
and/or
keys are displayed, additional programs can be
displayed using these keys.
NUMBER OF COPIES PER ACCOUNT
BILLING BY ACCOUNT
RESETTING ACCOUNT
7
6
CLEAR
ALL
9
PROGRAM
C
P
CLEAR
8
CA
8
Follow instructions for the program.
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If a mistake is made during entry, press the CLEAR ( C ) key to
clear the entry.
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To continue with other key operator programs, press the “OK” key
and then select another program.
To exit the key operator program mode, press the CLEAR
ALL key.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ACCOUNT CONTROL
The programs of this category are used to set the internal auditor
functions. These programs can be selected by pressing the “ACCOUNT
CONTROL” key and then selecting the desired program key.
Auditing Mode
This program is used to enable or disable the basic auditing mode.
The auditing mode can be set for both the color and black/white (B/
W) copy modes and for only the color copy mode.
When the auditing mode is disabled, the message in the display will
be “READY TO COPY.” Access to copying is open to any operator.
When the auditing mode has been set for both the color and B/W
copy modes, the message in the display will be “ENTER YOUR
ACCOUNT NUMBER. -----”. Copying in this state is limited to
operators with an assigned 5-digit account number.
If the auditing mode has been set for only the color copy mode, B/W
copying is open to any operator but color copying is limited to
operators with an assigned 5-digit account number. When the AUDIT
key or the COLOR COPY START (
) key is pressed, the
message “ENTER YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER FOR COLOR
COPYING. -----” will appear.
A maximum of 400, 5-digit account numbers can be assigned. Use
key operator program “Account Number Control” (page 13) to assign
account numbers.
When the “AUDITING MODE” key is pressed, the following display
will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
AUDITING MODE
OK
COLOR & B/W
COLOR ONLY
DISABLE
1.
Select the desired auditing mode or select “DISABLE”
to disable the auditing mode that has been set.
2.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Number of Copies per Account
This program is used to display or print the total number of copies
made against each account number in the color copy mode and B/W
copy mode respectively.
An 11" x 17" or a 12" x 18" copy is counted as two copies.
When the “NUMBER OF COPIES PER ACCOUNT” key is pressed,
the following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
NUMBER OF COPIES PER ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT COPY NUMBER OF
NUMBER MODE COPIES MADE MAXIMUM 1/2
16805 : COLOR 600,000 600,000
B/W
500,000 500,000
16900 : COLOR 500,000 500,000
B/W
800,000 800,000
PRINT
ACCOUNT SEARCH
●
1.
The display varies with the auditing mode setting (COLOR & B/
W or COLOR ONLY). The display above appears when the
COLOR & B/W auditing mode has been set.
Press the
key to advance through the accounts.
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To print all accounts, press the “PRINT” key. To stop printing
after starting, press the “CANCEL” key.
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If “---, ---” is displayed in a column of MAXIMUM, the account limit
has not been set for the account.
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To display the number of copies for a specified account, press
the “ACCOUNT SEARCH” key.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
NUMBER OF COPIES PER ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT COPY NUMBER OF
ACCOUNT SEARCH MODE
OK
INPUT ACCOUNT NUMBER.
ACCOUNT COPY NUMBER OF
NUMBER MODE COPIES MADE MAXIMUM
---,--0
0
----- COLOR
B/W
NEXT SEARCH
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2.
10
0
0
Enter the desired account number using the 10-key pad. Press
the “NEXT SEARCH” key to enter another account number or
press the lower “OK” key to return to the initial screen.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Billing by Account
This program is used to display or print the accumulated cost of
copies made when a relevant price per copy has been set using
program “Price/Copy Setting”.
When the “BILLING BY ACCOUNT” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
BILLING BY ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT COPY
NUMBER MODE
16805 : COLOR
B/W
16900 : COLOR
B/W
ACCOUNT SEARCH
●
1.
BILLING
1/2
600000.000000
500000.000000
500000.000000
800000.000000
PRINT
The display varies with the auditing mode setting (COLOR & B/
W or COLOR ONLY). The display above appears when the
COLOR & B/W auditing mode has been set.
Press the
key to advance through the accounts.
●
To print all accounts, press the “PRINT” key. To stop printing
after starting, press the “CANCEL” key.
●
To display the billing for a specified account, press the
“ACCOUNT SEARCH” key.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
BILLING BY ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT COPY
BILLING
ACCOUNT SEARCH MODE
OK
INPUT ACCOUNT NUMBER.
ACCOUNT COPY
NUMBER MODE
BILLING
---,--COLOR
0
B/W
NEXT SEARCH
●
2.
0
Enter the desired account number using the 10-key pad. Press
the “NEXT SEARCH” key to enter another account number or
press the lower “OK” key to return to the initial screen.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
11
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Resetting Account
This program is used to reset all audit accounts or to selectively reset
individual accounts.
When the “RESETTING ACCOUNT” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
RESETTING ACCOUNT
ACCOUNT COPY NUMBER OF
NUMBER MODE COPIES MADE
16805 : COLOR 600,000
B/W
500,000
16900 : COLOR 500,000
B/W
800,000
ACCOUNT SEARCH ALL ACCOUNTS
●
OK
MAXIMUM 1/2
600,000
500,000
500,000
800,000
RESET
If “---, ---” is displayed in a column of MAXIMUM, the account limit
has not been set for the account.
To reset all accounts
1.
Press the “RESET” (ALL ACCOUNTS) key on the touch
panel.
2.
Press the “YES” key.
3.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
To reset a single account
1.
Press the key of an account to be reset.
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To display other account numbers, press the
or
key.
2.
Press the “YES” key.
3.
Continue with steps 1 and 2 for other account numbers.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Account Number Control
This program is used to register accounts, delete accounts, change an
account number, or print all account numbers.
When the “ACCOUNT NUMBER CONTROL” key is pressed, the
following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ACCOUNT NUMBER CONTROL
OK
ENTER
DELETE
CHANGE
PRINT
To register accounts
1.
Press the “ENTER” key.
2.
Enter a 5-digit account number (00001 to 99999) using
the 10-key pad.
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3.
Press the “ENTER” key.
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4.
Select a number different from the key operator code number.
If a number that is already registered is entered, the message
“THIS NUMBER IS ALREADY USED.” will appear. Press the
“OK” key and enter another number.
To enter other account numbers, repeat steps 2 and 3.
Press the “OK” key twice to exit the program.
To delete accounts
1.
Press the “DELETE” key.
2.
To delete all accounts, press the “DELETE” (ALL
ACCOUNTS) key on the touch panel.
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A message will appear to confirm the selection. Press the
“YES” key to delete all accounts. If you decide not to delete all
accounts, press the “NO” key.
3.
To delete an individual account, enter the account
number to be deleted using the 10-key pad.
4.
Press the “ENTER” key.
5.
Continue with steps 3 and 4 for other account numbers.
Press the “OK” key twice to exit the program.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
To change an account number
1.
Press the “CHANGE” key.
2.
Enter the account number to be changed using the
10-key pad.
3.
Enter a new account number.
4.
Press the “ENTER” key.
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5.
If a number that is already registered is entered, the message
“THIS NUMBER IS ALREADY USED.” will appear. Press the
“OK” key and enter another number.
To change other account numbers, repeat steps 2 to 4.
Press the “OK” key twice to exit the program.
To print all registered account numbers
1.
Press the “PRINT” key.
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2.
The copier will start printing. To stop printing after starting,
press the “CANCEL” key.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
Price/Copy Setting
This program is used to set the price per copy. Four price per copy
values can be set (#1, #2, #3, and #4). As copies are made, the
cumulative cost of the copies is kept in memory.
When the “PRICE/COPY SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
PRICE/COPY SETTING
OK
INPUT NEW UNIT PRICE AND PRESS [ENTER].
USE INTERRUPT KEY FOR DECIMAL POINT.
PRICE CODE PRESENT PRICE NEW PRICE
#1
80
#2
60
#3
180
#4
90
ENTER
1/2
1.
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Enter the new price for price code #1 by using the 10-key
pad and then press the “ENTER” key.
●
Use the INTERRUPT key for decimal points.
●
If the “ENTER” key is pressed without entering a value, the
price per copy will not be changed.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
2.
Similarly enter the prices for price codes #2 to #4.
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The following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
PRICE/COPY SETTING
PRICE CODE PRESENT PRICE
#
#
#
#
1
2
3
4
ACCOUNT NUMBER
ALL ACCOUNTS
OK
100.000
10
180
90
MODE
COLOR
B/W
PRICE CODE
#
#
ENTER
2/2
3.
Enter the account number for which the price code is
set, and then press the “ENTER” key.
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4.
5.
6.
To set a single price code for all accounts, press the “ALL
ACCOUNTS” key and then press the “ENTER” key.
Enter the price code (#1 - #4) for color copying and then
press the “ENTER” key.
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Enter the number using “1” through “4” keys of the 10-key pad.
●
If only the “ENTER” key is pressed without entering any price
code or “0” is pressed, no price per copy will be set, or previous
setting will remain valid.
Enter the price code (#1 - #4) for black/white copying and
then press the “ENTER” key.
●
Enter the number using “1” through “4” keys of the 10-key pad.
●
If only the “ENTER” key is pressed without entering any price
code or “0” is pressed, no price per copy will be set, or previous
setting will remain valid.
Continue with steps 3 to 5 for other individual accounts.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
15
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Account Limit Setting
This program is used to set the maximum number of copies which can
be made against a registered account number.
When the “ACCOUNT LIMIT SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
ACCOUNT LIMIT SETTING
INPUT ACCOUNT NUMBER TO BE LIMITED.
ACCOUNT COPY NUMBER OF
NUMBER MODE COPIES MADE MAXIMUM
----- COLOR
B/W
ALL ACCOUNTS
ENTER
To set a limit
1.
2.
Enter the account number to be limited.
Enter the upper limit (max. 999,999) for the account.
●
The limit can be set for color copying and black/white copying
respectively.
●
If a limit for the account has been already set, the limit will be
displayed. Press the CLEAR ( C ) key before entering a new
upper limit.
●
0 can be set as the upper limit. If 0 is set, copying in the
specified mode (color or black/white) will be disabled against
the account.
●
To cancel a limit, press the CLEAR ( C ) key and proceed to
step 3 without entering a limit.
3.
Press the “ENTER” key.
4.
To limit other accounts, repeat steps 1 to 3. Press the
“OK” key to exit the program.
To set a limit for all accoounts
1.
Press the “ALL ACCOUNTS” key on the touch panel.
●
2.
Enter the upper limit (max. 999,999) for all accounts.
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“ALL” will appear under “ACCOUNT NUMBER”.
To cancel the limit for all accounts, press the CLEAR ( C ) key
and proceed to step 3 without entering a limit.
3.
Press the “ENTER” key.
4.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Account Number Security
This program is used to make it difficult for users to gain access to
accounts by entering code numbers through trial and error. If this
program is selected and an operator enters three successive invalid
account numbers, the copier will not accept another number for one
minute and the message “PLEASE SEE YOUR KEY OPERATOR FOR
ASSISTANCE.” will appear.
To enable the account number security function, press the
check box of “ACCOUNT NUMBER SECURITY” to display a
check mark in the check box.
To disable this function, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
17
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OTHER FUNCTION SETTINGS
The programs of this category are used to adjust various settings of
copier functions. These programs can be selected by pressing the
“OTHER FUNCTION SETTINGS” key and then selecting the desired
program key.
Key Operator Code Number Change
See page 2, KEY OPERATOR CODE NUMBER.
Exposure Adjustment
Use this program to lighten or darken copies in the automatic exposure
mode. The factory setting is level 3 for both color copying and black/
white copying.
When the “EXPOSURE ADJUSTMENT” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
EXPOSURE ADJUSTMENT
AUTO EXPOSURE CAN BE ADJUSTED.
OK
COLOR
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5
B/W
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5
1.
Adjust the exposure using the
●
2.
and
keys.
The exposure level can be adjusted for color copying and black/
white copying respectively.
Press the “OK” key.
Toner Save Mode (B/W)
The toner save mode will reduce toner consumption by approximately 10% in black/white copying regardless of exposure mode and
original image type. Copies will be lighter but still adequate for
general use. Selection of this mode does not affect color copying.
To turn on the toner save mode, press the check box of
“TONER SAVE MODE (B/W)” to display a check mark in the
check box.
To turn off the toner save mode, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Add or Change Extra Preset Ratios
Two extra preset copy ratios can be added within both the reduction
range (25% to 99%) and the enlargement range (101% to 400%). Only
added preset copy ratios can be changed. The standard preset copy
ratios are fixed in memory and cannot be changed.
When the “ADD OR CHANGE EXTRA PRESET RATIOS” key is
pressed, the following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ADD OR CHANGE EXTRA
OK
PRESET RATIOS
SELECT THE RATIO TO BE ADDED OR CHANGED AND
SET NEW PRESET RATIO.
REDUCTION
ENLARGEMENT
60
(25~99)
1.
Press a key under “REDUCTION” or “ENLARGEMENT”
on the touch panel.
●
2.
3.
(101~400)
The selected key will be highlighted.
Use the
and
keys to set the desired copy ratio.
●
To decrease or increase the copy ratio rapidly, press and hold
the
or
key.
●
To add or change other extra preset copy ratios, repeat steps 1
and 2.
●
To cancel an extra preset ratio, select the copy ratio and press
the CLEAR ( C ) key.
Press the “OK” key.
Setting a Maximum Number of Copies
Use this program to limit the maximum number of copies per copy run
which can be input in the copy quantity display.
When the “SETTING A MAXIMUM NUMBER OF COPIES” key is
pressed, the following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
SETTING A MAXIMUM
NUMBER OF COPIES
INPUT THE NUMBER AND PRESS [OK].
OK
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF COPIES
165
1.
Input the number using the 10-key pad.
●
2.
(1~999)
A number from 1 to 999 can be set.
Press the “OK” key.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Initial Margin Shift Setting
Set the initial margin shift value with this program.
When the “INITIAL MARGIN SHIFT SETTING” key is pressed, the
following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
INITIAL MARGIN SHIFT
SETTING
SET THE INITIAL MARGIN SHIFT.
SIDE 1
1/2
1.
2.
OK
SIDE 2
(0~1)
inch
1/2
(0~1)
inch
Adjust the value for each side using the
keys.
and
●
The value can be set from 0" to 1" in 1/8" increments.
●
If an optional duplex module (AR-DU2) is not installed, the value
for the reverse side (side 2) is not displayed.
Press the “OK” key.
Erase Width Adjustment
Set the initial setting of the amount of the erase area with this program.
When the “ERASE WIDTH ADJUSTMENT” key is pressed, the
following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ERASE WIDTH ADJUSTMENT
SET THE INITIAL ERASE WIDTH.
1/2
1.
20
(0~1)
inch
Adjust the values for the edge erase and the center
erase respectively using the
and
keys.
●
2.
OK
The values can be set from 0" to 1" in 1/8" increments.
Press the “OK” key.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Initial Status Setting
The copier will assume the initial settings when it is turned on, when the
CLEAR ALL key is pressed, or when the auto clear interval has
elapsed after a copy run. Use this program to establish the initial
settings.
When the “INITIAL STATUS SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
INITIAL STATUS SETTING
SET THE INITIAL STATUS.
ESTABLISH NEW INITIAL
SETTINGS.
1/4
1/4
RETURN TO THE FACTORY DEFAULT
SETTINGS.
To establish new initial settings
1.
Press the “ESTABLISH NEW INITIAL SETTINGS.” key.
2.
Select all initial settings on the operation panel.
●
3.
The following functions cannot be set:
Number of copies, XY zoom, automatic copy ratio selection,
interrupt, special functions, information, and LCD contrast.
Press the “OK” key.
To return to the factory default settings
Press the “RETURN TO THE FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS.”
key.
Transfer Belt Position
This program is used to select the home position of the transfer belt
either to the B/W side or the COLOR side. The default setting is the
COLOR side.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
TRANSFER BELT POSITION
COLOR
1/4
B/W
1/4
1.
Press the key of the desired home position, COLOR or
B/W.
2.
Press the OK key.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Color Balance
This program is used to adjust the density of colors. The density can
be adjusted for all density levels of a color by using the keys marked
1~8 or for particular density levels of a color by using the keys
marked 1 through 8. (See the color copy samples inside the back
cover.)
When the “COLOR BALANCE” key is pressed, the following display
will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
TEST COPY
COLOR BALANCE
OK
C
COLOR
M
Y
BK
AB
1.
Select the color to be adjusted.
●
2.
Select
C
(cyan),
(magenta),
Y
Adjust the density using the “
(yellow) or
” and “
BK
(black).
” keys.
●
The density is divided into eight levels ranging from 1 representing
the lowest density areas to 8 representing the highest density
areas. Density levels of the selected color can be individually
adjusted by using the keys marked 1 through 8 or collectively by
using the keys marked 1~8.
●
The “0” key can be used to reset all density levels back to the
standard level.
●
To check the effect of an adjustment, a test copy can be made
at any time during the adjustment process. Place an original and
press the “TEST COPY” key.
3.
To adjust the density for other colors, repeat steps 1 and
2.
4.
Press the “OK” key.
Size Setting for [EXTRA]
This program enables the paper size setting for each individual paper
tray. The setting through this program will only be effective when the
paper size indicator of the paper tray is set to [EXTRA].
When the “SIZE SETTING FOR [EXTRA]” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
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M
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
SIZE SETTING FOR [EXTRA]
1
11 17
8/12 14
8/12 13
8/12 11R
1
5/12 8/
2
1
7/14 10/R
2
INCH
AB
1.
4
8/12 11
EXTRA
SIZE INPUT
Select a paper tray on the touch panel.
●
2.
OK
PAPER TRAY
2
3
Up to 4 PAPER TRAY keys appear depending on the number
of the paper tray installed (except an optional large capacity
tray).
Select a paper size for “EXTRA” setting.
To select a size of AB series, press the “AB” key and press a desired
paper size.
●
Select the paper size which matches the paper to be loaded into
the paper tray.
●
This setting can also be used for paper trays in an optional 500sheet paper drawer (AR-CS2).
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
SIZE SETTING FOR [EXTRA]
1
4.
4
X
5 1/2
(5 1/2~17)
inch
Y
7 1/4
(7 1/4~11 3/4)
inch
AB
3.
OK
PAPER TRAY
2
3
INCH
SIZE INPUT
To set a desired paper size for the “EXTRA” paper, press
the “SIZE INPUT” key and input the paper size.
●
Adjust X (horizontal) and Y (vertical) dimensions using the
and
keys.
●
The value can be set in 1/8" increments from 5-1/2" to 17" for X
and from 7-1/4" to 11-3/4" for Y.
Press the “OK” key.
Require Key Operator Code
This program is used to prevent the copier from being started by
people other than key operator. If this program is set, the message
“ENTER KEY OPERATOR CODE. -----” will appear each time the
power switch is turned to the “ON” position.
To require key operator code entry for access to the copier,
press the check box of “REQUIRE KEY OPERATOR CODE”
to display a check mark in the check box.
To enable access to the copier without key operator code
entry, press the check box of this program again to clear the
check mark in the check box.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Stream Feeding Mode
This program is only available when the optional RADF is installed and
used to enable the stream feeding mode of the optional document
feeder. When the stream feeding mode is enabled, additional originals
which are set in the document feeder tray within 5 seconds after the last
original in a stack was fed will be fed and copied automatically.
To enable the stream feeding mode, press the check box of
“STREAM FEEDING MODE” to display a check mark in the
check box.
To disable this mode, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Override Sorter Bin Capacity Limit
This program is only available when the optional staple sorter is
installed and used to control operation in case of bin capacity
overflow of an optional staple sorter. If the control is canceled,
copying in the SORT or STAPLE SORT mode can be started even if
copies remain in a sort bin. Also, copying can be continued even if
the number of copies in a sort bin exceeds the limit, though copies
will not be stapled.
To cancel the control, press the check box of “OVERRIDE
SORTER BIN CAPACITY LIMIT” to display a check mark in
the check box.
To restore the control, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
(It is recommended not to cancel this control except for the case of
necessity.)
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
TIMER SETTINGS
The programs of this category are used to set the timers for some
functions. These programs can be selected by pressing the “TIMER
SETTINGS” key and then selecting the desired program key.
Sleep Mode Setting
The sleep mode is a function to turn off the power to the fusing unit
automatically once a programmed length of time has elapsed without
any copier operation after the last copy of a run is made or power is
turned on.
This function lowers the user’s electricity bill, reduces waste of natural
resources, and cuts down on environmental pollution.
The programmed time is set to 60 minutes for this function on
completion of shipment from the factory. The default time can be
changed optionally within the prescribed range of time. We suggest
you set the most appropriate time according to your usage pattern.
Use this program to set the time interval. The interval can be set in 1
minute increments between 10 and 240 minutes.
When the “SLEEP MODE SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
SLEEP MODE SETTING
SET THE TIME INTERVAL FROM LAST COPY
UNTIL SLEEP IN 1 MIN. INCREMENTS.
TIME:
60
(10~240)
min.
1.
Enter the time interval using the
2.
Press the “OK” key.
and
keys.
Auto Clear Setting
Use this program to set the time interval to return the copier to the initial
settings after the last copy of a run has been completed. The time can
be set from 10 to 240 seconds in 10 second increments.
When the “AUTO CLEAR SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
AUTO CLEAR SETTING
SET THE TIME FOR AUTO CLEAR.
TIME:
60
OK
(10~240)
sec.
CANCEL TIMER
1.
Set the desired time interval using the
●
2.
and
keys.
To disable the auto clear, press the check box of “CANCEL
TIMER” to display a check mark in the check box.
Press the “OK” key.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Preheat Mode Setting
Preheat mode functions to control the power consumption by lowering
the temperature of the fusing unit to a programmed level once a
programmed length of time has elapsed without any copier operation
after the last copy of a run is made or power is turned on. This function
lowers user’s electricity bill, reduces waste of natural resources, and
cuts down on environmental pollution. The programmed time is set to
15 minutes for this function on completion of shipment from the factory.
The default time can be changed optionally within the prescribed range
of time. We suggest you set the most appropriate time according to
your usage pattern.
This program is used to set the time that elapses before the copier
enters the preheat mode after copying is completed. The interval can
be set between 10 and 240 minutes in 1 minute increments.
When the “PREHEAT MODE SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
PREHEAT MODE SETTING
SET THE TIME FOR PREHEAT MODE.
TIME:
15
OK
(10~240)
min.
1.
Set the desired time interval using the
2.
Press the “OK” key.
Message Time Setting
This program is used to adjust the length of time that messages are
displayed in the range of 1 to 12 seconds in 1 second increments.
When the “MESSAGE TIME SETTING” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
MESSAGE TIME SETTING
SET THE TIME FOR MESSAGES.
TIME:
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1.
Set the time using the
2.
Press the “OK” key.
6
OK
(1~12)
sec.
and
keys.
and
keys.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
ENABLE/DISABLE SETTINGS
The programs of this category are used to enable or disable some
functions. These programs can be set or canceled by pressing the
check box of each program.
Disabling of Beep When Keys Touched
This program is used to enable or disable the beep function. If this
function is enabled, a beep sound will be produced when you press a
key on the operation panel including the touch panel.
To disable the beep function, press the check box of
“DISABLING OF BEEP WHEN KEYS TOUCHED” to display a
check mark in the check box.
To enable the beep function, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Auto Paper Selection
This program is used to prevent automatic paper selection. When
disabled, the copier will not automatically select a paper tray containing
paper that matches the size of the original placed on the document
glass or in the optional document feeder.
To disable auto paper selection, press the check box of
“DISABLING OF AUTO PAPER SELECTION” to display a
check mark in the check box.
To restore this function, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Auto Tray Switching
This program prevents automatic switching between the paper trays.
To disable auto tray switching, press the check box of
“DISABLING OF AUTO TRAY SWITCHING” to display a
check mark in the check box.
To restore this function, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Disabling of Bypass-Tray in Duplex Copy
This program is used to disable the use of the bypass tray when making
duplex copies.
To disable use of the bypass tray when making duplex
copies, press the check box of “DISABLING OF BYPASSTRAY IN DUPLEX COPY” to display a check mark in the
check box.
To restore use of the bypass tray, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling Deletion of Job Programs
This program is used to prevent stored programs from being replaced
or deleted. If this program is set, storing of job programs is also
disabled.
To prevent job programs stored in memory from being
replaced or deleted, press the check box of “DISABLING
DELETION OF JOB PROGRAMS” to display a check mark in
the check box.
To allow replacement/deletion, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Document Feeder
This program is used to prevent the use of the optional document
feeder when it malfunctions.
To prohibit use of the document feeder, press the check box
of “DISABLING OF DOCUMENT FEEDER” to display a check
mark in the check box.
To enable use of the document feeder, press the check box
of this program again to clear the check mark in the check
box.
Disabling of Duplex Copying
This program is used to enable or disable the optional duplex system.
If a malfunction occurs within the duplex system of the copier, the
system can be disabled until it is serviced. The rest of the copier in the
meantime will remain operable.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
To disable the duplex system, press the check box of
“DISABLING OF DUPLEX COPYING” to display a check
mark in the check box.
To enable the duplex system, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Stapler
This program is used to enable or disable the stapler of the optional
staple sorter (AR-SS2). If the stapler malfunctions, it can be disabled
to prevent further malfunction or possible damage to the stapler until
it is serviced.
To disable the stapler, press the check box of “DISABLING
OF STAPLER” to display a check mark in the check box.
To enable the stapler, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Covers Mode
This program is used to prevent selection of the COVERS mode.
To disable the COVERS mode, press the check box of
“DISABLING OF COVERS MODE” to display a check mark in
the check box.
To enable use of the mode, press the check box of this
program again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of PC/Modem Access
This program is used to determine whether persons other than
persons who know the key operator code number will be permitted
access via a computer or other equipment, either directly or through a
telephone line, to the copier’s key operator programs.
To require key operator code entry for access to key operator
programs, press the check box of “DISABLING OF PC/
MODEM ACCESS” to display a check mark in the check box.
To permit remote access to key operator programs without
key operator code entry, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
NOTE:
The customers must choose the setting of this program by themselves.
If this program is not set, external operators can access the key
operator programs from a computer or other equipment without key
operator code entry. If this program is set, external operators must
enter the key operator code to access the key operator programs. (This
program is set in the factory default setting.)
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Disabling of Sleep Mode
The sleep mode is used to turn off the power to the fusing unit
automatically once a programmed length of time has elapsed without
any copier operation after the last copy of a run is made or power is
turned on. This mode lowers the user’s electricity bill, reduces waste
of natural resources, and cuts down on environmental pollution.
Depending on how the machine is to be used, you may wish for some
reasons to disable this mode. This can be done using this program.
NOTE:
Since we would like you to fully understand the purpose of this mode,
we suggest that you enable this mode and set the most appropriate
time using program “SLEEP MODE SETTING” (page 23).
To disable the auto power shut-off mode, press the check
box of “DISABLING OF SLEEP MODE” to display a check
mark in the check box.
To restore the mode, press the check box of this program
again to clear the check mark in the check box.
Disabling of Pre-scan in B/W Copy
This copier performs a pre-scan in black/white copying to check the
density of background of the original. The pre-scan operation allows
cleaner copies to be obtained but copying speed will be slower. This
program is used to disable pre-scan in black/white copying.
To cancel pre-scan in black/white copying, press the check
box of “DISABLING OF PRE-SCAN IN B/W COPY” to display
a check mark in the check box.To restore pre-scan, press the
check box of this program again to clear the check mark in
the check box.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OTHER PROGRAMS
The following two programs are not included in the four categories. The
programs can be selected by pressing the relevant key on the touch
panel after the key operator program mode is selected.
Total Count
This program is used to display the total counts, including counts of the copier,
document feeder, duplex module, and stapler.
An 11" x 17" or a 12" x 18" copy is counted as two copies.
A two-sided copy is counted as two copies (four copies for 11"x 17").
Covers and transparency inserts are counted as one copy even if they are
blank.
The lists printed with the key operator programs are included in “SELF
PRINTS”.
When the “TOTAL COUNT” key is pressed, the following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
TOTAL COUNT
COPIES
: 600,000 SELF PRINTS : 500,000
(COLOR)
(COLOR)
COPIES
: 500,000 SELF PRINTS : 500,000
(B/W)
(B/W)
DUPLEX
: 500,000
DOCUMENT
FEEDER
STAPLER
: 600,000
: 500,000
PRINT
The total counts for all units in use will be displayed.
To print these counts, press the “PRINT” key.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
Program List Printout
This program is used to print out the list of available key operator
programs.
When the “PROGRAM LIST PRINTOUT” key is pressed, the following
display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
PROGRAM LIST PRINTOUT
SELECT MODE.
COPIER
PRINTER
ALL PROGRAMS
Press the “COPIER” key.
●
The copier will start printing. To stop printing after starting, press
the “CANCEL” key.
●
The “PRINTER” and “ALL PROGRAMS” keys are used when an
optional printer feature is installed.
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KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
Auto Color Calibration
The Auto Color Calibration program enables automatic color
gradation correction when it becomes misadjusted.
NOTE:
The color gradation may not be sufficiently corrected after one correction
cycle. If so, a re-execution of the program may be necessary.
This program can be selected by pressing the “AUTO COLOR
CALIBRATION” key on the category menu screen.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
COPIER MODE
OTHER FUNCTION
SETTINGS
TIMER SETTING
ENABLE/DISABLE
SETTINGS
ACCOUNT CONTROL
AUTO COLOR CALIBRATION
1.
Select the “AUTO COLOR CALIBRATION” key on the
category menu screen.
●
The following display will appear.
KEY OPERATOR PROGRAMS
OK
AUTO COLOR CALIBRATION
USE 11" 17" PAPER FOR THIS ADJUSTMENT.
PRESS [EXECUTE] TO PRINT THE TEST PATCH.
EXECUTE
2.
Press the “EXECUTE” key.
●
3.
The copier will print the test patch.
After the test patch is printed, place it on the document
glass of the copier with 5 white sheets of the same size
on top of it and press the “EXECUTE” key again.
●
Place the test patch on the document glass as shown in the
illustration.
●
The copier will start scanning the test patch on the document
glass and the adjustment will automatically be made.
BLACK
Place the test patch as shown.
4.
Press the “OK” key to exit the program.
●
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To re-execute the calibration, repeat all the steps.
KEY OPERATOR ASSISTANCE CALL
When the copier is in need of service or care not usually performed
by general users, the copier will stop and one of the following
messages listed below will appear.
Message
Remedy
CHECK STAPLER POSITION OR STAPLE JAM.
See page 7-11 of the Operation Manual for staple jam
removal. If the trouble cannot be easily remedied, use key
operator program “DISABLING OF STAPLER” (page 29) to
prevent the use of the stapler.
Contact your authorized Sharp Service Center for service.
SORTER IS OUT OF SERVICE.
PRESS [CA] TO CANCEL JOB.
Contact your authorized Sharp Service Center for service.
(This message will appear when the optional staple sorter
(AR-SS2) malfunctions.)
DUPLEX SYSTEM IS OUT OF SERVICE.
Use key operator program “DISABLING OF DUPLEX
COPYING” (page 28) to prevent the use of the optional
duplex system. Contact your authorized Sharp Service
Center for service.
THE DOCUMENT FEEDER IS OUT OF
SERVICE. PRESS [CA] TO CANCEL JOB.
Use key operator program “DISABLING OF DOCUMENT
FEEDER” (page 28) to prevent the use of the optional
document feeder. Contact your authorized Sharp Service
Center for service.
SELECTED PAPER TRAY IS OUT OF SERVICE.
PLEASE SELECT ANOTHER PAPER TRAY.
Contact your authorized Sharp Service Center for service.
CALL FOR SERVICE.
CODE: -
With this message, an alphanumeric code will appear to
indicate a malfunction has occurred which cannot be
corrected by the key operator.
Contact your authorized Sharp Service Center for service.
Be sure to report the alphanumeric code information as
well. This will enable the Service Center to prepare to
correct the malfunction associated with the code.
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SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
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