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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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