Reducing Power Consumption (Sleep Mode)

Sleep mode reduces power consumption by pausing certain operations inside the machine.
On the operation panel, press [] to enter sleep mode. Operation Panel
When the machine is in sleep mode,  lights yellow-green.

Exiting Sleep Mode

Perform any of the following operations:
Press any key on the operation panel.
Tap the display.
When a telephone is connected, take the handset off the hook.

Configuring Auto Sleep Time

Auto Sleep Time automatically places the machine into sleep mode if no operations are performed after a certain period of time or at a specified time. In addition to being able to set the time when the machine enters sleep mode, you can also configure the machine to exit sleep mode at a specified time.
This section describes how to configure the settings using Remote UI from a computer.
On the operation panel, select [Menu] in the [Home] screen, and then select [Preferences] to configure the settings. [Timer/Energy Settings]
Log in to Remote UI. Starting Remote UI
On the Portal page of Remote UI, click [Settings/Registration]. Portal Page of Remote UI
Click [Timer Settings] [Edit].
The [Edit Timer Settings] screen is displayed.
Set Auto Sleep Time or the time to exit sleep mode.
When Setting the Time until Sleep Mode
Enter the time in [Set Time].
* It is recommended to use the default setting to efficiently save power. [Auto Sleep Time]
When Entering Sleep Mode at a Specified Time
Select the [Use Auto Sleep Daily Timer] checkbox, and enter a time.
If you selected 12-hour format for the time display, select [AM] or [PM] after entering the time.
When Exiting Sleep Mode at a Specified Time
Select the [Use Sleep Mode Exit Time Settings] checkbox, and enter a time.
If you selected 12-hour format for the time display, select [AM] or [PM] after entering the time.
Click [OK].
The settings are applied.
Log out from Remote UI.
Press  if the machine will not be used for a long period of time, such as overnight
Put the machine into sleep mode as a safety precaution.
The machine does not enter sleep mode in the following cases:
When the data indicator on the operation panel is lit or blinking Operation Panel
When the [Menu] screen, a paper jam or other error message*1, or Direct Connection SSID or network key display screen is displayed on the operation panel
When the machine is performing an adjustment, cleaning, or other operation
When the machine is importing, exporting, or processing data via an external device, such as a USB memory device, computer, or LDAP server
When a phone is connected, the handset is off the hook.
When the incoming fax ring is turned off
*1 The machine may enter sleep mode depending on the message.
If the machine is not allowed to enter sleep mode, it may perform auto calibration to maintain the image quality. Performing calibration uses the toner cartridge, which may affect its lifetime.