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Sharp MX Copier - Edge Erase for Book Scanning

Certainly! The Edge Erase feature on the Sharp MX-3070 is particularly useful when scanning books or documents with information close to the edges. It allows you to remove unwanted borders or edges from the scanned image. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to enable Edge Erase for book scanning:

### Preparing the Copier

1. **Turn On the Copier**: Ensure that the Sharp MX-3070 is turned on and is in a ready state.

### Accessing the Scan Menu

2. **Go to the Home Screen**: If not already there, press the 'Home' button on the control panel.

3. **Select 'Scan'**: Tap on the 'Scan' icon on the touchscreen to access the scanning menu.

### Navigating to Scan Settings

4. **Choose 'Scan Settings'**: Look for an option that says 'Scan Settings' or similar and tap on it.

### Enabling Edge Erase

5. **Find 'Edge Erase'**: Scroll through the options until you find 'Edge Erase' or a similar term.

6. **Select 'Edge Erase'**: Tap on it to access the Edge Erase settings.

### Configuring Edge Erase

7. **Choose Erase Amount**: You'll typically have options to set the amount to erase from each edge (Top, Bottom, Left, Right). Enter the desired measurements.

8. **Select Erase Type**: Some models allow you to choose the type of edge erase, such as 'Book Erase' for scanning books. Select the appropriate type if available.

9. **Confirm Settings**: Tap 'OK' or 'Save' to confirm the changes.

### Additional Settings (Optional)

10. **Set Resolution and Quality**: If desired, you can also adjust the scan resolution and quality settings.

11. **Choose Color Mode**: Select whether you want the scan to be in color, grayscale, or black and white.

### Finalizing and Testing

12. **Review Settings**: A summary screen may appear. Confirm that the settings are correct.

13. **Test Scan**: Perform a test scan to ensure that the Edge Erase feature is working as expected.

14. **Save Settings**: If the test is successful and you plan to use these settings frequently, you may want to save them as a preset for easy access in the future.

### Exiting

15. **Exit to Home Screen**: Tap 'Exit' or 'Home' to return to the main screen.

16. **Ready to Use**: Your Sharp MX-3070 should now be set to use the Edge Erase feature for book scanning.

Please note that the exact steps may vary depending on the firmware version of your Sharp MX-3070. Always refer to the user manual for the most accurate and detailed instructions.

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