Sharp H5-01 Trouble Error Code Clear Process

H5-01 is a common error code on older Sharp copiers. It indicates that your machine has had 5 jams in a row. It can be cleared out, but your machine likely needs some maintenance to prevent further issues. Or it might be time to consider updating your office equipment to something new. In either case, … Read more…

Apple AirPrint with Sharp Printer Error – “The printer is paused.”

We’ve learned that the Sharp printers that are able to AirPrint from iPhones and iPads have issues printing encrypted(password protected) PDF files. If you try to AirPrint an encrypted PDF, you’ll get an error with the machine’s model and serial number that says “The printer is paused.” To workaround this issue you’ll have to either … Read more…

How To Scan to Editable Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint from Sharp MFP

The new Sharp MX-3070N, MX-3570N, MX-4070N(called the Phoenix) can scan directly to several different file types. They have built in optical character recognition(OCR) that allows this capability. Perhaps the most useful is the ability to scan a text document and have it open with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft PowerPoint so it can be edited. … Read more…

Sharp Waste Toner Box – Emptying Process

How To Empty Your Sharp Waste Toner Box: Video Instructions for 2015 and older models: Video instructions for 2016 and newer color models:   After you’ve been using your Sharp copier/printer/scanner for a while, you’ll get a message that reads like the image below, “The waste toner box will be needed soon. (Prepare a new … Read more…

Sharp Printer Offline Solution

Sharp Printer Offline Solution The solution is simple. Every once in a while when the Sharp printer requires maintenance it will send a signal to the surrounding network that it is offline. While the printer probably requires a bit of attention, a quick change in the port settings will get you back up and running … Read more…

How To Replace Staple Cartridge in Sharp Multifunctional Printer

  Here’s a quick tutorial on replacing the staple cartridge in your Sharp multifunctional printer. Something like 1/100 customers will ever do this, but we’re here for the 1%.   To order a new box of staples just fill out the form on the request supplies page or call 281-351-5128. Staples are NOT included in … Read more…