How to Access the Meter Reading on a Canon Copier

by Patrick Phelps; Updated September 26, 2017
Getting a meter read on a Canon copier takes just the push of a button.

Most every copier has a mechanism that tracks and records the copies made on the copier. Meter readings are used by copier service companies to bill the their customers correctly for copies made. Knowing where to get a meter reading on a Canon copier is also useful when considering purchasing a used Canon copier. Having an accurate meter reading will let you know how often the copier has been used.

Step 1

Press the "Counter Check" button on the main panel of the copier. This will be found on the left hand side of the main panel.

Step 2

Record copy totals. The totals will be presented in two or three categories. One will be for letter sized paper, another for ledger sized paper, and the last will record all color images, if your Canon copier is a color device.

Step 3

Press "Exit" to return to normal copier mode.

About the Author

Patrick Phelps began writing professionally in 1996 and has completed writing projects for many businesses, including the University of Southern California, Richard Emmott Marketing in the U.K. and Rydax Systems. Phelps holds a Bachelors of Arts in English and business management from LeMoyne College and is continuing his education in business management at State University of New York, Saratoga Springs.

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