Tandem copy – Sharp AR-M700N User Manual
Two machines connected to the same network can be used to run a large copy job in parallel.
By dividing the job in half, approximately half the time is required to complete the job.
To use this function, two machines must be connected to your network as network printers. Even if more machines are
connected to the network, this function can only be used to have one other machine share a job.
Server machine and client machine
●In the following explanations, the machine on which
the copy job is initially set up and tandem copy
selected is called the server machine. The other
machine that is asked to share the job is called the
●To use the tandem copy function, the tandem
settings must be configured in the key operator
programs. (See page 5-7 of the "Operation manual
●When configuring the tandem settings in the server
machine, the IP address of the client machine must
be entered. For the port number, it is best to use the
initial setting (50001). Unless you experience
difficulty with this setting, do not change it. The
tandem settings should be configured by your
network administrator. If the server and client
machines will alternate server and client roles, the IP
address of the server machine must also be entered
in the client machine.The same port number can be
set in both machines.
Touch the [TANDEM COPY] key on the
special modes screen.
The [TANDEM COPY]
key will be highlighted to
indicate that the function
is turned on, and the
tandem copy icon (
will appear in the upper
left of the screen.
Touch the [OK] key on the special modes
You will return to the
main screen of copy
Set the number of copies with the numeric
Up to 999 copies can be
set. When the [START]
key is pressed, the
copies will automatically
be divided between the
server and client
machines. If an odd
number of copies is set, the server machine will
make the extra set.
Place the original in the document feeder
or on the document glass. (page 4-3)
If an incorrect number of copies is set...
Press the clear key and set the correct number of