Control Panel Scanning Options

Select the options you want to use for scanning.
Note: Not all options or settings may be available, depending on the Scan to option selected.
Scan to setting Available options Description
Destination menu
Keyboard Communication Mode Lets you select Network Folder (SMB) or FTP
Location Lets you enter a folder path in which to save scanned images
User Name Lets you enter a user name for the selected folder path
Password Lets you enter a password for the selected folder path
Connection Mode Lets you select the connection mode
Port Number Lets you enter a port number
Contacts Select an email address or folder path to send or save scanned images
Scan Settings menu
Color Mode Color Select whether to scan images in color or black and white
File Format JPEG Select for photos. You can also select the Compression Ratio.
PDF Select for documents. You can also select the Compression Ratio and PDF Settings.
TIFF (Single Page) Select for scanned files that you can print from a device. Multi Page TIFF documents are scanned in black and white.
TIFF (Multi Page)
Resolution 200dpi Select for documents
300dpi Select for photos
600dpi Select for highest quality printing
2-Sided 1-Sided


Lets you scan 2-sided originals placed in the ADF. If you select 2-Sided, you can also select the Binding (Original) setting.
Orientation (Original) Lets you specify the direction of text on the scanned originals:
Binding (Original) Lets you specify which side of the scanned original is bound.
Scan Area Auto Detect Select to automatically adjust the scan area
Various sizes Select the page size for documents
Auto Cropping Select for photos with dark edges
Max Area Select for most photos
Orientation (Original) Lets you specify the direction of text on the scanned originals:
Original Type Text Specifies the type of original you are scanning
Text & Image
Density –4 to +4 Adjusts the lightness or darkness of scanned images.
Remove Shadow On Select Center to erase the shadows that appear in the center of a document when copying a book or Surround to remove the shadows that appear around a document when copying thick paper
Remove Punch Holes On Erases the binding holes on a document. Select the side of the original with the binding holes and select the orientation of the original (Up Direction or Left Direction). Enter the number of millimeters to erase from the edge of the original in the Erase Amount field.
Subject Lets you enter a subject for your email
Attached File Max Size Various sizes Lets you select the maximum file size that can be attached to an email
File Name Lets you enter a prefix, the date, and the time to the file name for your scanned file
Note: When you turn on password settings, you can use the LCD screen keyboard to set the password.
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