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• GETTING STARTED 2
• MAKING COPIES 13
• SPECIAL FEATURES 28
• STATUS INDICATORS 38
• GENERAL INFORMATION 46
• OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT 65
FOR YOUR RECORDS ... To protect against loss or theft, record and retain for reference the copier’s serial number located on the back of the unit. AR-164 Model Number Serial Number Date of Purchase Place of Purchase Authorized Sharp Copier Service Department Number CAUTIONS Follow the cautions below when using this copier. The fusing area is hot. Exercise care in this area when removing misfed paper. Do not look directly at the light source. Doing so may damage your eyes. The socket-outlet
STATUS OPTIONAL GETTING STARTED MAKING COPIES SPECIAL FEATURES INDICATORS GENERAL INFORMATION EQUIPMENT CONTENTS Page GETTING STARTED INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 MAIN FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 – Overall layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 – Operation panel . . . . . . . . . .
GETTING STARTED Introduction INTRODUCTION This copier has been designed to provide convenient copying features in a minimum amount of office space and with maximum operational ease. To get full use of all copier features, be sure to familiarize yourself with this manual and the copier. For quick reference during copier use, keep this manual in a handy location. This copier can be used as a laser printer and as a facsimile machine by installing optional components. However, this manual describes
GETTING STARTED Main features GETTING ST GETTING STAR ARTED TED MAIN FEATURES High-speed laser copying First-copy time is only 7.2 seconds (except in a power save mode or immediately after power on). Copying speed is 16 copies/min., which adapts to business use, allowing improvement of working efficiency. High-quality digital image High-quality copying at 600 dpi is performed. In addition to the automatic exposure mode, the manual exposure can be adjusted in five steps. The photo mode
GETTING STARTED GETTING STARTED Part names and functions PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Overall layout Document feeder cover Paper tray Open to make copies from the original table. Holds 250 sheets of copy paper. Original table Side cover All originals which cannot be copied from the SPF must Open to remove misfeeds and to service the copier. be copied here. Side cover handle Handles Lift and pull to open the side cover. Use to move the copier. Bypass tray guides Power switch Adjust to the width of th
GETTING STARTED Part names and functions GETTING STARTED GETTING ST GETTING STAR ARTED TED PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Single pass feeder (SPF) Document feeder tray Fusing unit release levers Holds up to 30 originals. Lower to remove misfed paper. Original guides The fusing unit is hot. Adjust to the size of the originals. Take care in removing paper. Feeding roller cover Open to remove misfed originals. Right side cover Open to remove misfed originals. Exit area Finished originals are output here.
GETTING STARTED GETTING STARTED Part names and functions PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS Operation panel INTERRUPT key and indicator (p. 25) Output tray full indicator (p. 23) Interrupts a copy run. Indicates copies must be removed from the paper output tray. Copy quantity display Displays the specified copy quantity during the ready B/W REVERSE key and indicator (p. 30) condition and displays the copy countdown as copies Press to reverse the black and white areas. are made. Also see items and . XY-ZO
GETTING STARTED GETTING STARTED Part names and functions GETTING ST GETTING STAR ARTED TED PART NAMES AND FUNCTIONS 1st display 2nd display Paper feed location/misfeed location indica- tors (p. 40) The selected paper feed location is shown by a lit indicator ( ). The general location of misfed paper is shown by a Press and hold down the key. 12,345 sheets output blinking red indicator ( ). Note: 11" x 17" size copies are counted as two DUAL PAGE COPY key and indicator (p. 31) copies. Use to make
GETTING STARTED Copier installation COPIER INSTALLATION Improper installation may damage the copier. Please note the following during initial installation and whenever the copier is moved. If the copier is moved from a cool place to a warm place, condensation may form inside the copier. Operation in this condition will cause poor copy quality and malfunctions. Leave the copier at room temperature for at least 2 hours before use. Do not install your copier in areas that are: damp, humid, or ver
GETTING STARTED Cautions on handling GETTING ST GETTING STAR ARTED TED CAUTIONS ON HANDLING Be careful in handling the copier as follows to maintain the performance of this copier. Do not drop the copier, subject it to shock or strike it against any object. Store spare toner cartridges in a cool dry place without removing from the package before use. If they are exposed to direct sunlight or excessive heat, poor copies may result. Do not touch the photoconductive drum (green portion). Scratches
GETTING STARTED Loading copy paper LOADING COPY PAPER To save space, this copier has been designed with an adjustable front-loading tray, which is easily opened for paper loading. For best results, use only SHARP recommended paper. (See page 60.) The paper required ( ) indicator will light up when there is no copy paper in the selected paper feed station, or when the selected paper tray is not installed or is improperly installed. When the paper size is changed in a paper tray, the size of the
GETTING STARTED Loading copy paper GETTING ST GETTING STAR ARTED TED LOADING COPY PAPER Changing the copy paper size in the tray Gently lift and pull out the paper tray until it stops. 1 Push the pressure plate down until it locks in place. 2 Squeeze the lock lever of the front guide and slide the front guide to match the width of the paper. 3 Left guide Move the left guide to the appropriate slot as marked on the tray. 4 When using 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" copy paper, load it into the uppermost paper
GETTING STARTED Loading copy paper LOADING COPY PAPER To set the selected paper size, press the PAPER SIZE ENTER key. 8 The selected paper feed location indicator will blink and the corresponding paper size (which is currently set) indicator will light up steadily. All other indicators except the START key indicator will go out. For paper size setting, ensure that the COPY mode has been selected. However, if copying, printing or facsimile printing is being performed, paper size setting cannot
MAKING COPIES Auditing accounts AUDITING ACCOUNTS If this copier has been programmed in the auditing mode, it will not function until an assigned 3-digit account number has been entered. See page 49 for setting the auditing mode. If the copier has been programmed in the auditing mode, “–––” will appear in the copy quantity display in the initial conditions. Enter your account number using the numeric keys. 1 As each digit is entered, the dashes in the copy quantity display will disappear. Af
MAKING COPIES Normal copying NORMAL COPYING Using the SPF This copier has two document input stations –– a single pass Before placing curled or wavy originals into the document feeder (SPF) for automatic document feeding and an feeder tray, be sure to flatten them. If not, original misfeeds original table for manual handling of bound documents. may result. The SPF is designed to hold up to 30 originals measuring For best feeding of originals which have binding holes from 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" to 1
MAKING COPIES Normal copying NORMAL COPYING Adjust the copy density. 6 This copier has three exposure modes to choose from — AUTOMATIC, MANUAL, and PHOTO. Automatic exposure is the standard initial setting for this copier. In this mode, the characteristics of the original are “read” by the exposure system and adjustments are automatically made. This optimizes the contrast of the copied images by reducing the effect of colored or shaded background areas. See page 26 to adjust the automatic ex
MAKING COPIES Normal copying NORMAL COPYING Using the original table Turn the power switch on. It will take about 35 seconds for the copier to warm up. However, you 1 can make desired settings and press the START key during warm-up. Power on Copying will start after warm-up. If the copier has been programmed in the auditing mode, the START key indicator will not light up and “–––” will appear in the copy quantity display. Enter an assigned 3-digit account number. See page 13. If the power
MAKING COPIES Normal copying NORMAL COPYING For manual copy density adjustment, press the AUTO/MANUAL/ PHOTO key to select MANUAL and adjust with the light ( ) and dark ( ) keys as desired. For photographs, select PHOTO and then adjust with the light ( ) and dark ( ) keys as desired. There are 5 exposure steps indicated by 3 indicator lights. (The indicators light up one or two at a time.) If exposure level 2 is selected, the two left-handmost indicators for that level will light up simult
MAKING COPIES Reduction/enlargement/zoom REDUCTION/ENLARGEMENT/ZOOM Reduction and enlargement ratios can be selected either automatically with the AUTO IMAGE key or manually with the PRESET RATIO selector ( , ) keys and/or the zoom ( , ) keys. The zoom function enables precise copy ratio selection from 50% to 200% in 1% increments. Automatic Place the original in the document feeder tray or on the original table. 1 When using the original table, press the ORIGINAL SIZE ENTER key until the indica
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