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Turning Off the Main Power / In the Event of Power Failure

The following notes concern power failure and turning off the machine.


  • When disconnecting the power cord from the wall outlet, always pull the plug, not the cord. Pulling the cord can damage the power cord. Use of damaged power cords could result in fire or electric shock.


  • Do not turn off the main power switch while the power indicator is lit or blinking. If you do, the hard disk and memory may be damaged and failure could result.

  • Turn off the main power switch before pulling out the plug. If you pull out the plug with the switch on, the hard disk and memory may be damaged and failure could result.

  • Make sure 100% is shown on the display before you unplug the machine. If a lower value is shown, some data is currently present in memory.

  • Right after a power failure, the internal battery needs to be sufficiently recharged to guard against future data loss. Keep the machine plugged in and the main power switch on for about 24 hours after the power loss.

Even if the main power switch is turned off, the contents of the machine memory (for example, programmed numbers) will not be lost. However, if power is lost for about one hour because the main power switch is turned off, there is a power cut, or the power cable is removed, contents of the Fax memory are lost. Lost items will include any fax documents stored in memory using Memory Transmission/Reception, or Memory Lock.

If a file was deleted from memory, a Power Failure Report is automatically printed as soon as the power is restored.

This report can be used to identify lost files. If a document stored for Memory Transmission was lost, resend it. If a document received by Memory Reception or Substitute Reception was lost, ask the sender to resend it.