FAQs & Troubleshooting



FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting


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Date: 26/02/2020 ID: faq00000110_500

Set Sleep Mode Countdown

The Sleep Mode (or Power Save Mode) setting can reduce power consumption. Select how long the machine must be idle before it goes into Sleep Mode. The Sleep Mode timer is reset when the machine receives a print job.

When the machine is in Sleep Mode, it acts as if it is turned off. The machine will wake up and start printing when it receives a print job. Use these instructions to set a time delay (countdown) before the machine enters Sleep Mode.


  1. Press or to select the [General Setup] option, and then press OK.
  2. Press or to select the [Ecology] option, and then press OK.
  3. Press or to select the [Sleep Time] option, and then press OK.
  4. Press or to enter the length of time, in minutes, that the machine should remain idle before entering Sleep Mode.
    Press Go.


  1. Press [Settings]>[General Setup]>[Ecology]>[Sleep Time].
  2. Enter the length of time (maximum 50 minutes) the machine will remain idle before entering Sleep Mode, and then press [OK].
  3. Press .

Related Models

HL-L5000D, HL-L5100DN(T), HL-L5200DW(T), HL-L6250DN, HL-L6300DW(T), HL-L6400DW(T), HL-L6450DW

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