AR-285 (serv.man38). Cougar Firmware Revision Table — Sharp Copying Equipment FAQ (repair manual)

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COUGAR 2000 FIRMWARE 
Last Update
09-Jan
AR287/AR337
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Production
L1.22
L1.20
L1.20
AB Production start.
April-00
Adjusted the amount of void area (Front/Rear) and lead edge registration when using A3 size paper.
Corrected spelling in jam guidance.
Changed "Warm-Up" message on LCD after print job is interupted due to a paper misfeed.
L2.10
L2.10
L2.10
Additional counter for Network Scanning
June-00
A message is displayed when the inserted fee is short when using the coin vend option.
On the machines under the Tandem setting, when the job on the sub-machine stops, a message is 
transmitted to the status monitor.
To accompany the change of the scanner motor manufacturer from 2 phase to 3 phase motor.
The message displayed when the outer counter is opened has been changed.
L2.11
The input value for adjusting the tip increased more than the value of the regular machine - this is now 
July-00
corrected.
L2.30
L2.30
L2.31
Changed toner control specification when returning from shut-off mode.
June-01
Supports Hard Disc Drive upgrade (10GB).
L2.40
L2.40
L2.40
Error detect timing for H5-01 has been changed. (3 to 5 successive occurrences of paper jam)
July-01
Change of handling E7-00 trouble codes (added processing feature to initialize the CPU port to avoid H3 trouble)
Information about rotating images is retained during paper out condition while printing data using the bypass tray.
L2.41
October-01
AR407
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Production
M1.22
M1.20
M1.20
AB Production start.
April-00
Adjusted the amount of void area (Front/Rear).
Corrected spelling in jam guidance.
Changed "Warm-Up" message on LCD after print job is interupted due to a paper misfeed.
M2.10
M2.10
M2.10
Additional counter for Network Scanning
July-00
A message is displayed when the inserted fee is short when using the coin vend option.
On the machines under the Tandem setting, when the job on the sub-machine stops, a message is 
transmitted to the status monitor.
To accompany the change of the scanner motor manufacturer from 2 phase to 3 phase motor.
The message displayed when the outer counter is opened has been changed.
M2.30
M2.30
M2.31
Corrects Z folding and paper jams when feeding from LCC in duplex copy mode.
June-01
Supports Hard Disc Drive upgrade (10GB).
M2.40
M2.40
M2.40
Error detect timing for H5-01 has been changed. (3 to 5 successive occurrences of paper jam)
July-01
Change of handling E7-00 trouble codes (added processing feature to initialize the CPU port to avoid H3 trouble)
Information about rotating images is retained during paper out condition while printing data using the bypass tray.
M2.41
October-01
AR507
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Production
H1.20
H1.20
H1.20
AB Production start.
April-00
Adjusted the amount of void area (Front/Rear).
Corrected spelling in jam guidance.
Changed "Warm-Up" message on LCD after print job is interupted due to a paper misfeed.
H2.01
H2.00
H2.00
Additional counter for Network Scanning
July-00
A message is displayed when the inserted fee is short when using the coin vend option.
On the machines under the Tandem setting, when the job on the sub-machine stops, a message is 
transmitted to the status monitor.
To accompany the change of CCD manufacture and E7-11 errors.
H2.30
H2.30
H2.31
Corrects Z folding and paper jams when feeding from LCC in duplex copy mode.
June-01
Alleviated POD2_NR misfeeds.
Supports Hard Disc Drive upgrade (10GB).
Changed toner control specification when returning from shut-off mode.
Added Sim 26-40 polygon motor stop mode settings.
To accompany the change of the scanner motor manufacture.
H2.40
H2.40
H2.40
Error detect timing for H5-01 has been changed. (3 to 5 successive occurrences of paper jam)
July-01
Change of handling E7-00 trouble codes (added processing feature to initialize the CPU port to avoid H3 trouble)
Information about rotating images is retained during paper out condition while printing data using the bypass tray.
AR507 PERIPHERALS
RSPF
DE7
FN3
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
v.44
1.01
2.1A
Start of AB production.
v.45
To improve the original paper feeding performance when using duplex copying - the operation timing of the
EPROM
paper feeding motor and the pressure solenoid has been changed.
EXCHANGE
The problem of multiple copying has been corrected (M/C locked when the 2nd and after pages were jammed.
ONLY
COUGAR FIRMWARE 
Last Update
08-Jan
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AR280/AR285/AR335
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
1.31
1.31
S1.31
Corrected blank copy problem in duplex mode.
2.01
2.01
S2.01
To prevent HDD trouble (E7-03).
Optional ARFN2 installation.
2.01a
Corrected H4 trouble (FWS disturbed by noise)
2.02
2.02
S2.02
Added function that displays processing speed while editing images.
Improved registration accuracy when “Middle Binding” & “AMS” functions are selected.
Changed the method of controlling paper transport when A3 paper is fed out of the ADU.
Set Sim26-01 to 1 only when destination is set SUK/SEEG
Corrected center edge erase deviation problem when Hi-Fi & Edge Erase modes are both selected.
Prevents images of tiny dust like substances from being printed on the leading edge.
2.03
2.03
Corrected incomplete copy (blank 2nd side) during pamphlet mode copying.
2.04
Corrected the spelling of “October” when using the text stamp function.
3.27
3.25
S3.24
Upgraded due to the launch of the AR-PB2
3.37
3.35
S3.35
Added Sim 26-46
Corrected “Hang-Up” problem while printing 2040 sheets from Word97 using Mail Merge.
To correct the Main Motor operation (keeps rotating).
Added Sim26-40 which allows the time duration of the polygon motor after completion of a copy run.
E7-00 trouble when printing mixed data in duplex, insert cover sheet, by-pass tray modes.
3.38
To correct booklet A4 on A3.
3.40
Corrects the problem with the LCC counter value contained in the data printed by Sim 22-06 not printing correctly.
3.41
To correct black streaks that appear on the edge of the first copy after the power is turned on.
AR250/AR286/AR336
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
E1.03
E1.03
E1.01
Changed firmware with the release of the AR250.
Corrected the problem with the mechanical count & multi count do not match.
E1.07
E1.04
E1.03
Corrected the image shift problem in pamphlet mode.
Added Sim26-40 which allows the time duration of the polygon motor after completion of a copy run.
Corrected the printing order of date if different from what is designated.
Corrected black lines when using A3 original/OC mode/ AMS/Duplex copy/Pamphlet copy left binding 
are used together.
Corrected spelling in Jam guidance.
Corrected stretched copy image when using “Binding change” & “Pamphlet copy right binding”.
E1.09
E1.05
Corrected the problem that a paper jam can occur when a document containing A3 & A5 size is printed
in the duplex mode.
Yes
Improved image positioning for booklet mode printout.
Printer configuration page not showing the correct printer model(s).
AR250N
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
E2.00HD
E1.03
E1.01
Start of AR250N production (HDD standard version)
Yes
AR405
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
1.06
1.02
S1.01
When using printer function, the data on/after page 83 is printed.
Prints Test Pattern 30 in Sim64-01.
1.07
1.04
Method of creating a patch on the drum during process control is changed.
“Factory setting” allows paper to be delivered to the Top Tray with an AR-FN1N.
2.02
2.02
S2.01
Axis scanner is supported.
The time of image processing is shortened when using the “Edit” function.
When using Operation guide key, the explanations are indicated in reverse order on LCD.
To correct main motor operation (keeps cycling) when using Cover page insertion/Copy enlargement at 
129%/Binding margin & 2 position stapling (ARFN1N).
S2.02
Corrected maintenance cycle settings using Sim21-01.
2.04
2.03
S2.03
When comparing the sum of the internal copier auditor counter reading & the valid copy counter reading, the 
auditor counter reading is larger.
The misspelling in Sim48-01 & Key operator’s program is corrected.
Priority message for “Maintenance Required” indicated on LCD is changed.
The wordings “Select Stamp & “Watermark” are changed.
2.09
2.06
S2.06
Added Sim 26-46.
Corrected image shift problem when using Pamphlet Mode.
Yes
Added Sim26-40 which allows the time duration of the polygon motor after completion of a copy run.
Changed procedure for clearing “POD” jam.
Corrected stretched copy image when using “Binding change” & “Pamphlet copy right binding”.
Corrected the printing order of date if different from what is designated.
Corrected black lines when using A3 original/OC mode/ AMS/Duplex copy/Pamphlet copy left binding are 
used together.
Corrected spelling in Jam guidance.
2.12
2.07
Corrected the problem that a paper jam can occur when a document containing A3 & A5 size is printed in
 the duplex mode.
Improved image positioning for booklet mode printout.
Improved the status monitor for the printer mode.
Improved the gauge indication for each tray of the finisher (printer admin).
AR505
ICU
PCU
OPE
Revision/Correction Made
Web Site
A5.10
A5.10
A5.10
Corrected the border location for multi-shot & repeat copy modes.
Corrected possible paper jams when entering the AR-FN3 during staple mode printing.
Yes
Changed the width of margin on the copies that are made in the combination of dual page copy mode & 
margin shift mode.
A5.11
Corrected Z folds and paper jams from LCC in duplex mode.
Yes
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