Sharp AL-1215 manual

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    DIGITAL LASER COPIER DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL SYSTEM OPERATION MANUAL Page INTRODUCTION SETTING UP TH[...]

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    FOR YOUR PROTECTION... To aid in reporting this unit in case of loss or theft, please record below t[...]

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    1 CAUTIONS Caution label on t he unit The label ( ) in the fusing a rea of the u nit indic ates t[...]

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    2 Cautions on handling Be careful in handl ing the un it as follow s to mainta in the perf ormance [...]

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    3 1 2 4 3 5 6 8 7 9 1 INTRODUCTION USING THE MANUALS .............. ... 4 PART NAMES ..... .......[...]

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    4 This ch apter provi des basi c informa tion for us ing the u nit. USING THE MANUAL S In addition t[...]

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    5 1 PART NAMES Interface TD cartridg e Drum cartridg e SPF/RSPF (AL-1540CS/1551CS) Original cover [...]

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    6 OPERATION PANEL Origin al to copy key and indicat ors (AL-155 1CS) Two-sid ed copies from one-s[...]

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    7 2 Foll ow th e inst allati on pro cedur e bel ow to us e the u nit pr operl y. SETUP PROCEDURE Whe[...]

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    8 CHECKING PACKED COMPONENTS AN D ACCESSORIES Open the carton an d check if the follow ing compo [...]

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    9 2 2 Remove all pieces of tape shown in the illustration below. T hen open the o riginal cove r/SP[...]

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    10 INSTALLING THE TD CARTRIDGE 1 Open the multi-bypass tray (AL-1551CS , p.17), and t hen open the[...]

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    11 2 5 Gently insert t he TD cartridge until it locks in place while pushing the lock release but[...]

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    12 POWER ON Ensure that th e power swit ch of the unit i s in the OFF po sition. Plug the other end[...]

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    13 2 Initial settings of operation panel When the unit power is on, t he oper ation pane l will rev[...]

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    14 Follow the steps be low to load paper into the tray. PAPER For best re sults, us e only p aper[...]

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    15 3 LOADING TH E PAPER TRAY 1 Raise the handle of the paper tray and pull the paper tray out un t[...]

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    16 5 Fan the paper and insert it into the tray. Make sure the edges go under the corner hooks. 6 G[...]

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    17 3 BYPASS FEED (including speci al paper) The mult i-bypass tray (AL-155 1CS) or the s ingle byp [...]

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    18 3 Press the tray select ( ) key to sele ct the multi-by pass tray. The single bypass (AL-121[...]

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    19 4 This ch apter expl ains how to in stall the software tha t allows the AL -1530CS, AL- 1540CS, [...]

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    20 HARDWARE AND SOFTW ARE REQUIREMENTS Check the follo wing ha rdware and sof tware re quirem ents[...]

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    21 4 Flow of installation Refer to the followi ng table a nd then be gin insta llation. INSTALLING [...]

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    22 3 Double-clic k the "setup " ( ) ic on. 4 Select t he software packages to be inst[...]

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    23 4 3 Click the "Nex t" button in th e dialog box to install th e MFP driver o r Cancel[...]

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    24 10 Make sur e that the p ower of the M FP is tu rned on, a nd then connect t he USB interfa ce c[...]

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    25 4 Installing onto Windows 98/Me/2000 (USB interface) Before sta rting th e install ation, ma ke s[...]

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    26 6 Copying files for MFP driver in stallation. 1 After confir ming the m essage in th e "We[...]

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    27 4 8 Begin installa tion of the Shar pdesk (This step will start if it was sel ecte d in st ep 4[...]

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    28 Installing onto Windows 95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000 (Parall el inte rface) Before sta rting the in stall[...]

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    29 4 7 Copying f iles for MFP d river i nstallation and parallel i nterface setup (Thi s step wil [...]

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    30 8 Begin installa tion of the Shar pdesk (This step will start if it was sel ecte d in st ep 4).[...]

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    31 4 INDICATORS ON THE OPERATION PANEL The ONLIN E indic ator and th e start ( ) indi cator ind ic[...]

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    32 USING THE PRINTER MODE Opening the printer driver from the start menu Open the printer dri ver [...]

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    33 4 How to print 1 Make sure that the paper of the desi red size and type is loaded in the tray. T[...]

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    34 USING THE SCA NNER MODE The scan ner driver for this unit includes an STI (Stil l image) dr ive[...]

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    35 4 Windows 98/Me/2000 To scan directly into an applica tion usin g the Button Manager on Windo[...]

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    36 Scan Button Destination Setting Dia log Box After you h ave comple ted the Butt on Manag er setti[...]

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    37 4 Flow of the Button Manager setting The Button Manager can dire ctly han dle a AL-xxx x (where[...]

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    38 All About The Windows Event Mana ger and scanner events in Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2 000[...]

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    39 4 Using the SCANNER key to begin scanning 1 Press the SCANNER ( ) key. The uni t enters scan m[...]

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    40 4 Press the start ( ) key. Scannin g will sta rt and t he scanned d ata will be transferre d [...]

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    41 4 3 Select " SHARP P ersonal M FP series", an d click the "Select" button.[...]

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    42 Scanning with the "Scann er and Camera Wizard" in Windows XP Window s XP includes as a[...]

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    43 4 HOW TO USE THE ONLINE MANUAL The onli ne manua l provide s detail ed instru ctions fo r operati[...]

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    44 USING OTHER INSTALL ED DRIVERS If you us e another GDI printer o r a Win dows Printin g System p[...]

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    45 4 CONNECTING THE IN TERFACE CABLE This uni t include s both USB an d paralle l interface c onnect[...]

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    46 This ch apter expl ains bas ic and ot her copying functions. The unit is equipped wi th a one [...]

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    47 5 About interrupt copying If you pre ss the start ( ) key to begin a c opy job wh ile a prin t[...]

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    48 Using the SPF/RSPF The SPF/R SPF is desi gned to h old up to 30 origina ls measuri ng from 5-1/ [...]

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    49 5 SET THE COPY QUANTITY Set the num ber of copi es using the two copy quantity ( , ) keys w[...]

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    50 Automat ic exposure adjust ment The autom atic exposu re l evel c an be adju sted t o sui t yo[...]

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    51 5 REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Three pr eset reduc tion ratios and two enlarg ement ratio s can be[...]

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    52 This ch apter de scribes the special function s of this unit. Use th ese functions as needed[...]

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    53 6 A: When copying in a one-sided to two-sided mo de: Use the original to copy key to se lect[...]

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    54 DESCRIPTION OF SPECIAL FUNCTIONS Toner save mode (page 54) Reduce s toner c onsumption by approx[...]

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    55 6 2 Press and hold dow n the exposure mode selector key for approximately 5 seconds. The MANUAL[...]

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    56 * Factory d efault se ttings are ind icated wit h an asteris k (*). 5 Press the start ( ) ke y[...]

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    7 57 This c hapter de scribes how to re place th e TD cart ridge and drum c artridge and how to [...]

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    58 4 Close the f ront cover and then the si de cover by pr essing the round projections near the s[...]

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    59 7 4 Gently inst all the TD ca rtridge. To install the TD cartridg e, see "INSTALLING THE [...]

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    60 Transf er charger If copies start becom ing strea ky or blo tchy, the transfer c harger may be [...]

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    61 8 This ch apter de scribes mi sfeed rem oval and troublesh ooting. For prob lems with the print[...]

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    62 STATUS INDICA TORS When the foll owing in dicators li ght up or blink on the operati on panel or[...]

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    63 8 MISF EED R EMO VAL When t he misfe ed ( ) indi cator blin ks or blin ks in the display , th[...]

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    64 A: Misf eed in the pa per feed area 1 Gently re move the misfed paper from t he paper fee d area[...]

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    65 8 2 Gently re move the misfed p aper from under the fusin g unit as shown in the illustration. [...]

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    66 4 Raise the f using unit release le ver, close th e front cove r and then close the side cover [...]

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    67 8 (B) Open the SPF/RSPF a nd rotate the rol ler rotating knob to remove the misfed origin al f[...]

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    68 SPE CIFI CATIO NS Mode l AL-1215 AL-1530CS AL-1540CS AL-1551 CS Type Digital laser copier desk[...]

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    69 9 * 1 Feed paper lengthwise only. * 2 Leading and trailing edges. * 3 Along the other edges in[...]

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    70 ABOUT SUPPLIES AND OPTIONS When or dering su pplies, please use the correct pa rt numbers as l[...]

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    71 9 MOVING AND STORING THE UNIT Moving instructions When mov ing the u nit, follow the procedure [...]

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    72 INDEX A Acrobat Rea der .... ................. ............ 43 Alar m in dicato r - Drum repla[...]

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    73 M Making copies ........... ....................... . 46 MFP d river - Print Stat us Window ..[...]

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    74 U USB interfac e cable ............... ...... 45, 70 Using other inst alled drivers ...........[...]

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    75 SOFTW ARE LICENSE PLEASE READ THIS LICENSE CAREFULL Y BEFORE US ING THE SOFTW ARE. BY USING THE [...]

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    76 6. Limit ed W arra nty on Med ia. SHARP wa rrants the dis ks on which the Softwa re is reco rde[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-00831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-00831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-00831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-00831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-30831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-30831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-30831 Pag[...]

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    MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET Data Revised: Jun.28.2002 Data Issued: Jun. 1.1998 MSDS NO. F-30831 Pag[...]

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    For users in the USA This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the[...]

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    PRINTED IN CHINA KS TINSE0738QSZ3 2002H Printed on Recycled Paper SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sh[...]