|Engine speed*1||Max. 55 cpm / ppm|
|Paper size||Max. A3, min. A5R|
|Paper capacity (80 g/m2)||
Standard: 3,100 sheets (1,200-sheet tray, 800-sheet tray, two 500-sheet trays, and 100-sheet multi-bypass tray)
|Warm-up time||Less than 120 sec*2|
|Power requirements||230-240V AC, 50/60 Hz|
|Power consumption (max.)||1.84kW|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||728 x 679 x 1,192 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 185 kg|
|Features||Card shot, Edge/centre erase, Job build, Pre-heat/auto power shut-off modes, User control (500 accounts), Toner save mode, Document filing|
|Original paper size||Max. A3|
|First copy time*4||4.0 sec.|
|Continuos copy||Max. 999 copies|
|Resolution||Scan: 600 x 600 dpi, 600 x 300 dpi, 600 x 367 dpi (using DSPF)|
Print: 600 x 600 dpi
|Gradation||Scan:256 levels Print: 2 levels|
|Zoom range||25 to 400% (25 to 200% using DSPF) in 1% increments|
|Preset copy ratios||10 ratios (5R/5E)|
Auto paper selection (mixed size feeding), Paper type selection, Auto magnification selection, Auto tray switching, Rotation copy, Electronic sorting, Network tandem copy, Book copy, Margin shift, Dual page copy, Multi-shot (4-in-1, 2-in-1), Cover/transparency/tab page insertion, Pamphlet copy, Rotation sort*6, XY zoom, Mirror image, 2-sided copy orientation change, B/W reverse*7, Duplex copy, Reserved copy, Job programme, Irregular original/paper size input, Stamps (date, page number, text, stamp), Tab copy
Network Scanner (Optional MX-NSX1 and MX-NBX1 for MX-M550U required)
|Compatibility||TWAIN compliant (push out method)|
|Resolution||200, 300, 400, 600 dpi|
|File formats||TIFF, TIFF-F, TIFF-FX, PDF, linearised PDF|
|Features||Scan to e-mail, Desktop, FTP server, Network folder (SMB), HDD Internet fax*8, PC-Internet fax transmission*8, LDAP support, Direct entry (address, subject, message), 999 one-touch dials, 500 group dials, 8 job programmes, Broadcasting, Long original scanning (max. 800 mm)|
|Document filing capacity||16GB|
Main and custom folders: 20,000 pages*9 or 3,000 files
Quick file folder: 10,000 pages*9 or 1,000 files
|Stored jobs||Copy, print, scan, fax transmission*10|
|Storage folders||Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 500 folders)|
|Confidential storage||Password protection|
|Network Printer (Optional MX-NBX1 required for MX-M550U)|
|Resolution||600 x 600 dpi|
|Enhanced resolution||1,200 x 600 dpi equivalent with smoothing|
|Interface||USB 2.0, 10 Base-T/100Base-TX|
|Supported OS*11||Windows NT® 4.0 SP5 or later, Windows Server® 2003, Windows®98/Me/2000/XP, Windows VistaTM Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.1.5, 10.2.8, 10.3.3 to 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.4.4, 10.4.7|
|Network protocols*11||TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), NetBEUI EtherTalk (AppleTalk)|
|Printing protocols||LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, Novell Printserver application with NDS and Bindery, FTP for downloading print files, EtherTalk printing, IPP|
|PDL emulation||Standard: PCL 6/5e|
Option *12 : PS3 emulation
|Available fonts||80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation*12|
|Features*5*13||Network tandem print, RIP Once/Print Many, Direct PDF/TIFF printing, Job retention (print hold, proof print, confidential print), Duplex print, Carbon copy print, Font download, Pamphlet style, Binding edge, Printer administration utility and status monitor, N-up (2/4/6/8), IP/MAC address filtering, Form overlay, Paper/output tray selection, Cover/chapter insertion, Transparency interleave, Offset output, Fit to page, Watermarks, Auto configuration, Tab print, Negative image, Mirror image, Zoom, Barcode font compatibility, Secure network communications (SSL and IPsec [LPD])|
|Facsimile (Optional AR-FX8 required)|
|Communication protocol||Super G3/G3|
|Transmission time||Less than 3 seconds*14|
|Modem speed||33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback|
|Transmission resolution||From Standard (203.2 x 97.8 dpi) to Super Fine (406.4 x 391 dpi)|
|Recording width||A3 to A5|
|Memory||Standard 2MB, expandable to 10MB|
|Grey scale levels||Equivalent to 256 levels|
|Features||Duplex transmission/reception, Quick on-line transmission, Error correction mode, 999 one-touch dials, 500 group dials, LDAP support, 8 job programmes, Broadcasting number registration, F-Code compatibility (confidential, relay broadcast), polling, Memory transmission/reception, Auto reduction (transmission/reception), Rotation transmission/reception, Print actual size, 2-in-1 transmission, Long original transmission (max. 800 mm), PC-Fax transmission*15, Timer transmission, Paperless faxing with inbound routing to e-mail, Activity report, Anti-junk fax, Dual page scan|
| *1 Copy mode: When copying same document continuously on portrait A4 plain paper in non-offset mode. Print mode: When printing same document continuously on portrait A4 plain paper in non-offset mode, excluding processing time.|
*2 At rated voltage, 25C°, 65% RH.
*3 HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status.
*4 Portrait feeding of A4 sheets from main units 1st paper tray, using document glass in Auto Exposure mode with polygon motor running.
*5 Some features require option(s).
*6 Not available when equipped with a finisher.
*7 Not available in some regions.
*8 Optional MX-FWX1 required. Max. resolution 400 dpi.
*9 Measured using Sharp's standard chart (A4 with 6% coverage). The Quick File folder shares the HDD with the Job Build function.
*10 Optional AR-FX8 required.
*11 Optional MX-PKX1 required for MAC OS and Ethertalk. Windows Vista and IPsec available at a later date.
*12 Optional MX-PKX1 required.
*13 Some features are not available according to the printer driver used.
*14 Based on Sharp's standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 portrait) as standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.
*15 For Windows environment only.
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This Sharp product is warranted against faults in material and manufacture for the
period as stated in the table below.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty applies to products sold in Australia & New Zealand