Selecting Image Quality/Density/Enlarging or Reducing Copy

Article ID: ART164283 | Date published: 01/11/2016 | Date last updated: 01/11/2016


Selecting Image Quality/Density/Enlarging or Reducing Copy


Selecting Document Type

You can select the optical image quality for the copy depending on the document type, such as text-only documents, documents with charts and graphs, or magazine photos.
<Copy> <Original Type> Select the document type
Suitable when copying documents that contain both text and photos, or documents that include detailed lines, such as maps. You can also select whether to give priority to copy speed or image quality.
  • <Text/Photo/Map (Speed)>
Priority is given to speed over image quality. This setting is effective only when selected for color copying.
  • <Text/Photo/Map (Quality)>
This setting gives priority to image quality over speed. You can also adjust the level of priority given to the quality of the text or photos. Tap / to adjust the setting, and tap <Apply>.
<Printed Image>
Suitable when copying documents that contain printed photos, such as magazines or pamphlets.
Suitable when copying documents that only contain text.

Adjusting Density

You can adjust the density of the copy if the text or images in a document are too light or dark. You can also adjust the background to remove the background color when document pages are lightly colored or yellowing.
  • Adjust both the density and background when copying a document printed on thin paper, such as a newspaper, so that the text and images on the opposite side of the page are not visible in the copy.

<Copy> <Density> Adjust the density <Apply>
Decreases the density.
Increases the density.
Adjusting the background color
<Copy> <Density> <Background> <Background: Manual> Adjust the background color <Apply>
Makes the background color lighter.
Makes the background color darker.
<Adj. by Color>
Adjust each color in the background.
<Adjust by Color> Select the color Adjust the density <Apply> <Apply>

Enlarging or Reducing

You can enlarge or reduce copies by using a preset copy ratio such as <STMT->LTR>, or by setting a custom copy ratio in increments of 1%.
<Copy> <Copy Ratio> Select the copy ratio
<Custom Ratio>
Tap / or the numeric keys to enter the copy ratio, and tap <Apply>. You can set any copy ratio from 25% to 400% in 1% increments.
Preset copy ratio
Select a copy ratio.

Copying Multiple Documents onto One Sheet (2 on 1/4 on 1)

You can copy two or four documents onto a single sheet at a reduced size. This decreases the number of pages, enabling you to save paper.
  • Using <2 on 1>/<4 on 1> reduces the copy ratio automatically (the copy ratio is displayed on the screen). You can increase or further reduce the copy ratio before pressing , but the edges of the document might not be copied if you increase it.
  • <2 on 1>/<4 on 1> is not available when using <Erase Frame> or <ID Card Copy>.
  • When you copy multiple documents onto one page, margins may be created in the copied image.

<Copy> <N on 1> Select <2 on 1> or <4 on 1> Select the document size on the <Scan Size> On the <Output Size> screen, select the paper source that contains the paper you want to use
<2 on 1>/<4 on 1>
Select <2 on 1> to copy two pages of documents onto a single sheet, or select <4 on 1> to copy four pages of documents onto a single sheet.
<Select Layout>
Specify how to arrange the documents on the page.



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