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Duplex Copying

This section describes how to make duplex copies.

Copies two 1-sided pages or one 2-sided page onto a 2-sided page.


  • You cannot use the bypass tray with this function.

  • The paper weight that can be used with this function is 60 hyphen 105 g/m2 (16 hyphen 28 lb. Bond).

1 Sided 2 Sided

Copies two 1-sided pages on one 2-sided page.

Illustration of Duplex

2 Sided 2 Sided

Copies one 2-sided page on one 2-sided page.

Illustration of Duplex

Original orientation and completed copies

The resulting copy image will differ according to the orientation in which you place your originals (Portrait or Landscape).

The table shows the orientation of images on the front and back of copies, not the orientation of delivery.

Illustration of Duplex

1Press [Dup./Combine/Series].

Operation panel screen illustration

2Make sure that [Duplex] is selected. If [Duplex] is not selected, press [Duplex].

3Select [1 Sided 2 Sided] or [2 Sided 2 Sided].

Operation panel screen illustration

To change the original or copy orientation, press [Orientation].

4Press [OK].

5Place the originals, and then press the [Start] key.


  • When placing originals on the exposure glass, start with the first page to be copied. When placing originals in the ADF, set so that the first page is on the top.

  • When placing originals on the exposure glass, or in the ADF using Batch mode, press the [Sharp] key after all the originals have been scanned.

  • You can also select [1 Sided 2 Sided] or [2 Sided 2 Sided] directly by pressing the copy function key. In that case, proceed to step 5.

  • You can specify the margins under Edit in User Tools. For details about Edit, see “Edit”.

  • You can use the following copy paper with this function:

    • A3Landscape, A4PortraitLandscape, A5Portrait, B4 JISLandscape, B5 JISPortraitLandscape, 11 × 17Landscape, 11 × 15Landscape, 10 × 14Landscape,

      81/2 × 14Landscape, 81/2 × 13Landscape, 81/2 × 11PortraitLandscape, 81/4 × 14Landscape, 81/4 × 13Landscape, 8 × 13Landscape, 8 × 10Landscape, 71/4 × 101/2PortraitLandscape, 8KLandscape, 16KPortraitLandscape

  • You cannot use the following copy paper with this function:

    • Translucent paper

    • Label paper (adhesive labels)

    • OHP transparencies

    • Postcards

    • Coated paper

    • Envelopes

    • Thin paper

    • Thick paper

  • When an odd number of originals are placed in the ADF, the back of the last page of copied paper is blank.

  • During copying, the image is shifted to allow for the binding margin.

  • By default, a binding margin is made on the back side.