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Problem scanning or copying

The C5180 will not scan or copy. When a small document is placed on the glass and we press the scan button it sends back a "Scanner Failure" message.

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Sending Faxes

The operation flow of sending faxes is as follows.

  1. Load the original on the platen glass or on the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).

    Platen Glass

    1. Lift the document cover (1).
    2. Place the original in landscape orientation and align the upper corner of it with the alignment mark (2) as shown in the figure below.

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    3. Gently close the document cover.
ADF
  1. Remove any documents from the Platen Glass.
  2. Open the Document Tray.

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  3. Load the document in the ADF.
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  4. Adjust the Document Guides to match the document width.

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  1. Press the button.

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  3. Start faxing.

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    3. If the document was loaded on the Platen Glass, the following message will appear. Load the next page on the Platen Glass.

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    4. If you have only one page of document to scan, go to step 5.

    5. Press the same button as you pressed in step 4b.

    6. Repeat steps 4c through 4e until all pages of the document have been scanned in and then go to step 5.

  4. Press the button.

  5. To cancel sending a fax, press the button. To cancel sending a fax while it is being sent, press the button, then follow the instructions on the LCD.


Adjusting the Scan Contrast or the Image Quality (Fax Resolution)
Adjusting the Scan Contrast

Contrast is the degree of difference between light and dark. Increasing the scan contrast setting further blackens dark areas and whitens bright areas, whereas decreasing the contrast setting reduces the difference between bright and dark areas. You can adjust the contrast among three contrast levels.

  1. Press the button.

  2. Press the button.

  3. Press the (left) or (right) button to select the contrast.

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  4. Pressing the l_mark.jpg (left) button decreases the contrast, and pressing the r_mark.jpg (right) button increases the contrast.

  5. Press the button.

Adjusting the Image Quality (Fax Resolution)

You can adjust the image quality (fax resolution) of the document you send. The higher you set the image quality setting, the better the output quality will be at the other end, but the longer it will take for the transmission. Adjust the image quality according to the type of document you are sending.

  1. Press the button.

  2. Press the button two times.

  3. Press the l_mark.jpg (left) or r_mark.jpg (right) button to select the resolution.

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STANDARD:

Suitable for text-only documents.

FINE:

Suitable for fine-print documents.

PHOTO:

Suitable for photographs.


  1. Press the button.


Return to Start Faxing

Back to the Top of the document


Dialing the Coded Speed Dial

  1. Press the button.

  2. Press the numeric buttons to enter the two-digit code (00 - 19) assigned to the number you want to dial.

  3. Press the button for color sending, or the button for black & white sending.


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    * To cancel sending a fax, press the Stop/Reset button. To cancel sending a fax while it is being sent, press the Stop/Reset button, then follow the instructions on the LCD.

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    < 1 > Alignment Mark

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