PIXMA MX476 Support
FAQs & troubleshooting

Specifying the Basic Settings for Faxing

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You can set the sender information such as date/time, unit name, and unit fax/telephone number.

About the Sender Information

If the unit name and unit fax/telephone number are registered, they are printed with date and time as sender information on the recipient's fax.

A. Date and time of transmission

B. Unit fax/telephone number

C. Unit name

D. The registered recipient's name is printed when sending faxes with the coded memory dial.

E. Page number

Caution

You can print USER'S DATA LIST to confirm the sender information you have registered.
When sending faxes in black & white, you can select whether to print the sender information inside or outside the image area.

Specify the setting on TTI position in Adv. FAX settings under Fax settings.

You can select the date print format from three formats: YYYY/MM/DD, MM/DD/YYYY, and DD/MM/YYYY.

Select the date print format on Date display format under Dev. user settings.

Setting the Date and Time

This section describes the procedure to set the date and time.

1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.

2. Press the Setup button.

The Setup menu screen is displayed.

3. Use the button to select Device settings, then press the OK button.

4. Use the button to select Dev. user settings, then press the OK button.

5. Use the button to select Date/time setting, then press the OK button.

6. Set the date and time.

Use the button to move the cursor under the desired position, then use the Numeric buttons to enter the date and time.

Enter the date and time in 24-hour format.

Enter only the last two digits of the year.

7. Press the OK button.

8. Press the FAX button to return to the Fax standby screen.

Setting Daylight Saving Time (Summer Time)

Some countries adopt the daylight saving time (summer time) system that shifts the clock time forward at certain periods of the year.

You can set your machine to automatically change the time by registering the date and time that daylight saving time (summer time) begins and ends.

Caution

Not all the latest information of all countries or regions is applied for DST setting by default. You need to change the default setting according to the latest information of your country or region.

Caution

This setting may not be available depending on the country or region of purchase.

1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.

2. Press the Setup button.

The Setup menu screen is displayed.

3. Use the button to select Device settings, then press the OK button.

4. Use the button to select Dev. user settings, then press the OK button.

5. Use the button to select DST setting, then press the OK button.

6. Use the button to select ON, then press the OK button.

To disable summer time, select OFF.

7. Set the date and time when summer time starts.

(1) Use the button to select Start date/time, then press the OK button.

(2) Make sure that Set month is selected, then press the OK button.

(3) Use the button to select the month when summer time starts, then press the OK button.

(4) Make sure that Set week is selected, then press the OK button.

(5) Use the button to select the week when summer time starts, then press the OK button.

(6) Make sure that Set day of week is selected, then press the OK button.

(7) Use the button to select the day of the week when summer time starts, then press the OK button.

(8) Make sure that Set shift time is selected, then press the OK button.

(9) Use the button to move the cursor under the desired position, use the Numeric buttons to enter the time (in 24-hour format) when summer time starts, then press the OK button.

Precede single digits with a zero.

8. Set the date and time when summer time ends.

(1) Use the button to select End date/time, then press the OK button.

(2) Make sure that Set month is selected, then press the OK button.

(3) Use the button to select the month when summer time ends, then press the OK button.

(4) Make sure that Set week is selected, then press the OK button.

(5) Use the button to select the week when summer time ends, then press the OK button.

(6) Make sure that Set day of week is selected, then press the OK button.

(7) Use the button to select the day of the week when summer time ends, then press the OK button.

(8) Make sure that Set shift time is selected, then press the OK button.

(9) Use the button to move the cursor under the desired position, use the Numeric buttons to enter the time (in 24-hour format) when summer time ends, then press the OK button.

Precede single digits with a zero.

9. Press the FAX button to return to the Fax standby screen.

Registering User Information

This section describes the procedure to register the user information.

Caution

Before sending a fax, be sure to enter your name and fax/telephone number in Unit TEL no. registr. and Unit name registr. on the FAX user settings screen (for US only).

1. Make sure that the machine is turned on.

2. Press the Setup button.

The Setup menu screen is displayed.

3. Use the button to select Fax settings, then press the OK button.

4. Use the button to select FAX user settings, then press the OK button.

5. Enter the unit fax/telephone number.

(1) Make sure that Unit TEL no. registr. is selected, then press the OK button.

(2) Use the Numeric buttons to enter the unit fax/telephone number.

(3) Press the OK button.

Caution

You can enter the fax/telephone number up to 20 digits, including spaces.
For details on how to enter or delete characters:

-⋗ Refer to [ Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols ] within this webpage.

6. Enter the unit name.

(1) Make sure that Unit name registr. is selected, then press the OK button.

(2) Use the Numeric buttons to enter the unit name.

(3) Press the OK button.

Caution

You can enter the name up to 24 characters, including spaces.
For details on how to enter or delete characters:

-⋗ Refer to [ Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols ] within this webpage.

7. Press the FAX button to return to the Fax standby screen.

Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols

The machine allows you to enter characters using the Numeric buttons when entering information, such as unit name, a recipient's name for memory dial, etc.

- Switching the Input Mode

Each time the Tone button is pressed, the input mode is switched in the following order: lowercase mode (:a), uppercase mode (:A), then numeric mode (:1).

The current input mode appears at the upper right corner of the LCD.

- Entering Numbers, Letters, and Symbols

Press the Tone button to switch the input mode.

Use the Numeric buttons to enter the desired characters.

To insert a space

Press the button three times.

To delete the last entered character

Press the Back button.

- Editing Entered Numbers, Letters, and Symbols

Press the or button to move the cursor under the position you want to edit.

To insert a space

Press the button three times.

To insert a character

Move the cursor under the character to the right of the insertion position, then enter the character. The character on the cursor will move to the right and the new character will be inserted.

To delete a character

Move the cursor under the character, then press the Back button.

- List of Characters Assigned to Each Numeric Button

*1 "SP" indicates a space.

*2 Displayed only when entering characters in the LAN settings.

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