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Sharp MX Copier - Enable Compact PDF Scanning

Certainly! Enabling Compact PDF Scanning on a Sharp MX-3070 can help you create smaller PDF files, which are easier to email or upload. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you enable this feature:

### Preparing the Copier

1. **Turn On the Copier**: Make sure 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.

5. **Select 'File Format'**: In the Scan Settings menu, tap on 'File Format'.

### Enabling Compact PDF

6. **Choose 'PDF'**: If not already selected, choose 'PDF' as the file format.

7. **Select 'Compact PDF'**: Look for an option that says 'Compact PDF' or 'PDF (Compact)' and select it. This option may be in a sub-menu related to PDF settings.

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

### Additional Settings (Optional)

9. **Set Resolution and Quality**: If desired, you can also adjust the scan resolution and quality settings. Lower settings will result in smaller file sizes.

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

### Finalizing and Testing

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

12. **Test Scan**: Perform a test scan to ensure that the Compact PDF feature is working as expected.

13. **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

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

15. **Ready to Use**: Your Sharp MX-3070 should now be set to scan documents into Compact PDF format.

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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