How to make copies with
Canon Color ImageRUNNER C2880i
A copy machine is always needed in all general office environments. This machine has
many features such as copying, stapling, scanning, etc. This instructional guide will help
anyone make copies with the copy machine. These instructions are for individuals
associated with the Biology Program to help current and new faculty, staff, and student
help as well as graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs).
• Users must have a Dept. ID and Password to use this machine.
o Ask the Biology Program Advisor, Joseph Menor, Jr. to double check your
Dept. ID and Password.
• Users must have a document to copy.
Logging in to the machine
The copy machine is usually on
screen-saver mode. The screen will be
black as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Screen saver mode
To turn on the machine, press the
ON/OFF button as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Turn on the machine
As shown in Figure 3, this screen will
display when the machine is On. Enter
your Dept. ID and Password.
Figure 3: Log in with Dept. ID
As shown in Figure 4, after you input
your Dept. ID, you need to touch the
screen that says Password.
Figure 4: Log in with your Password
After inputting your Dept ID and
Password, click the button ID as
shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5: ID
After logging in, the screen should look
like Figure 6. If you don't receive this
screen, double check your Dept. ID
and Password. If you tried again and
received the screen shown in Figure 3
or 4, ask the Biology Program Advisor,
Joseph Menor, Jr. to check your Dept.
ID and Password.
Figure 6: Screenshot after Log in.
Making color copies
The default screen will automatically
choose black for all copies. If you want
to make color copies, click the Black
dropdown as shown in Figure 7.
NOTE: Graduate Teaching Assistants
(TAs) are NOT allowed to make color
Figure 7: Make Black or Color Copies
After clicking the Black dropdown, the
screen should look like Figure 8. To
make color copies, I suggest choosing
Figure 8: Choose Auto-Color Select
Making stapled copies
The documents can be stapled when
choosing the option Finishing as
shown in Figure 9. Touch the screen
with the option Finishing.
Figure 9: Choose Finishing
After selecting the Finishing option,
the screen will look like Figure 10. The
default screen will have Collate
Figure 10: Screen shot after choosing
the Finishing option.
To staple the document, touch the
Staple button as shown in Figure 11.
Figure 11: Select Staple
After selecting Staple, touch the Next
button as shown in Figure 12.
Figure 12: Click Next
The screen should look like Figure 13.
The default chooses the staple to be
put in the Top Left of a document. If
you want the staple in the Top Right,
Bottom Left, or Bottom Right, touch
the options you would like. Touch OK.
If you don't want to staple, touch
Figure 13: Where do you want the
After touching OK, the screen should
look like Figure 14. The Finishing tab
will have a message of Staple above.
Figure 14: After selecting Staple
Making double-sided copies
To create a copy that is already
double-sided or to make multiple
single-sided sheets to be double sided,
you will want to choose this option.
Touch 2-Sided as shown in Figure 15.
Figure 15: Make double-sided copies
The screen should look like Figure 16.
The 1 2 Sided tab is already
highlighted and defaulted if you want to
make single-sided sheets to double-
sided documents. Click OK when
Figure 16: Selection to make single
sheet documents to be double sided.
To make a 2-sided copies of a 2-sided
document, touch the 2 2 Sided tab as
shown in Figure 17. Click OK when
Figure 17: Make 2-sided copies with 2-
After touching OK, the screen should
look like Figure 18. The 2-Sided tab
will have a message of 2 2 Sided
Figure 18: Screen shot after choosing
Staple and 2 2 Sided option
If you accidentally chose 2 2 Sided
and wanted 1 2 Sided, click the 2-
Sided tab as shown in Figure 19.
Figure 19: Chose the wrong option for
In the 2-Sided Screen, select 1 2
Sided option as shown in Figure 20.
Figure 20: Choose the 1 2 Sided
The screen should look like Figure 21.
If you want to cancel the 2-Sided
option, click the 2-Sided button and
click Cancel on the next screen.
Figure 21: Screen shot after choosing
Staple and 1 2 Sided option
Choosing the paper tray
For selecting the paper tray, click the
Paper Select button as shown in
Figure 22: Select the Paper Tray
The screen should look like Figure 23.
Four trays can be selected for copying
either letter (landscape or portrait) or
legal with a Bypass Tray. Depending
on your document, select the tray that
matches the document being put into
the feeder. Auto usually works unless
you have documents that aren't letter
or legal sized.
Figure 23: Choose the paper tray
If you select letter (LTR portrait), the
screen should look like Figure 24.
Figure 24: Screen shot of choosing
Letter-size (Portrait) for copies
Putting your document in the feeder
Once you selected the Staple and
2-Sided option, put your document
in the feeder tray as shown in
Figure 25 with the text faced up.
Caution: Remove all staples, paper
clips and remove any bent or folded
pages. If you have these, your
original documents may be stuck in
the feeder and can damage the
Figure 25: Feeder tray
Printing how many documents to copies
As shown in Figure 26, select the
number of copies you want to make.
After selecting a number, click the
Figure 26: Select the numbers
As shown in Figure 27, the
documents you have copied will
appear on the first tray.
Figure 27: Output Tray