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Panel Tone

The following table describes the meaning of the various beep patterns that the machine produces to alert users about left originals and other machine conditions.

Beep pattern



Single short beep.

Panel/screen input accepted.

A control panel or screen key was pressed.

Short, then long beep.

Panel/screen input rejected.

An invalid key was pressed on the control panel or screen, or the entered password was incorrect.

Single long beep.

Job completed successfully.

A Copier/Document Server Features job has finished.

Two long beeps.

Machine has warmed up.

After cooling or being switched on, the machine has fully warmed up and is ready for use.

Five long beeps.

Soft alert.

The initial screen returns when the machine goes into energy-saving mode and when simplified display is canceled.

Five long beeps repeated four times.

Soft alert.

An original has been left on the exposure glass or paper is empty.

Five short beeps repeated five times.

Strong alert.

The machine requires user attention because paper has jammed, the toner needs replenishing, or other problems have occurred.