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ImageSEND is document distribution
Powerful scanning and distribution software for Sharp Digital IMAGERs and MFPs
Document Scanning
enhance your workflow
with Sharp’s scan-enabled
Digital IMAGERs and
easy-to-use software
Do more than you ever thought possible with Sharp’s networkable
scan-enabled Digital IMAGER TM MFPs.With award-winning ImageSEND
technology and a variety of output features, busy offices and
workgroups can adopt a truly digital workflow—and communicate
more efficiently. Designed with easy-to-use, icon-driven graphics,
Sharp’s entire IMAGER line offers you ease of use that is consistent
across its network scanning product line—so using both low-volume
and workgroup-level IMAGERs is easy to do.
Designed to maximize your IMAGER's features, Sharp’s scalable
software solutions are easy to use and include 3rd-party products
as well as Sharp’s integrated document management software,
SharpdeskTM. With ImageSEND and Sharpdesk, you can leverage
your IMAGER investment by extending its capability from the control
panel to the desktop—making it easier than ever to get the job done.
Sharp’s scan-enabled Digital IMAGERs offer
versatile functionality for busy workgroups.
With seamless, user-friendly technology across the product line,
using Sharp IMAGER’s sophisticated features won’t slow you down.
scan. capture. store. send.
ImageSEND makes it easy.
Incredibly fast scan speed—for increased productivity.
Speed up your workflow with Sharp’s innovative Scan2
technology. Available on select Sharp models,* documents
are scanned up to an amazing 65 images per minute (ipm)
simplex—and 76 ipm duplex. With integrated network
scanning, your office can instantly share documents and
communicate more effectively. Plus you’ll be able to:
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Reduce courier and overnight mail costs
Archive and retrieve documents easily and securely
Re-purpose content of saved documents
Reduce need for filing cabinets and associated
floor space cost
• Streamline workflow by reducing the paper trail
Scan and send with the touch of a few buttons.
With Sharp’s ImageSEND technology* your IMAGER can
quickly scan a document and send it instantly to one of
six destinations—with one-touch simplicity on the IMAGER’s
control panel. ImageSEND destinations include Send to
Desktop, Send to E-mail, Send to FTP, Send to Fax,
Send to i-Fax, and Send to Group.
ImageSEND is practically effortless—and can streamline
your workflow—saving time and money.
2-Sided
Document
Send your files effortlessly—and securely.
With convenient LDAP support (Lightweight Directory
Access Protocol)*, users can easily enter a recipient’s
address by entering only the first few characters. To reduce
the risk of scanned documents being e-mailed, integrated
User Authentication requires users to log in before
searching for an address and sending an outbound e-mail.
Intelligent Application Integration
Whether from customizable assist lists or entering
information on the fly, Sharp’s flexible Application
Integration Module allows you to add information,
or metadata, to your scanned documents. This enables
you to instruct selected applications on how to handle
your scanned document. Now you can initiate your
document workflow right from your IMAGER’s touch-screen
panel, automating tasks that once took several steps.
Scan Front Side
Scan Back Side
Scan2 Technology scans both sides of a document
simultaneously, minimizing paper misfeeds dramatically.
*available on Sharp AR-M350/M450, AR-M355/M455 and AR-M550/M620/M700
The Application Integration Module makes it easy to initiate your document
workflow directly from the IMAGER’s user-friendly control panel.
organize. edit. search. manage.
Sharpdesk makes it seamless.
Powerful, flexible and intuitive, Sharpdesk™
software enables you to easily integrate
scanned documents into your everyday
workflow. Easy-to-use tools help you
organize, edit—even combine scanned
files—for maximum productivity. Full text
search enables you to retrieve archived
documents quickly and easily—right from
your desktop. And for greater productivity,
improved OCR capabilities allow you to
scan and OCR documents directly from your
IMAGER—eliminating manual key stroking—
and saving time.
Sharpdesk requires no server components,
no additional hardware, and integrates
seamlessly with your IMAGER or FO-DC
series MFP to enhance your daily workflow.
With icon-driven graphics and drag and
drop simplicity, Sharpdesk simplifies everyday tasks—and helps you manage
documents more efficiently.
Sharpdesk 3.1 Key Features
• Receive: Automatically receive, open
and save scans directly from your Sharp
IMAGER or any TWAIN Compliant
Scanner
• Manage: Store, organize and manage
documents—displayed as intuitive thumbnails—right from your PC desktop
• Search: Retrieve electronic files quickly with
advanced search and index capabilities
• Output: Drag and drop files to printers, fax
machines, applications, or e-mail services
• View: View files in native formats as thumbnail images in more than 200 file types
• Compose: Combine files of different types
into a single document for easy distribution
• OCR: Reduce key stroking and convert
hard-copy documents, images and PDF
files into an editable format
• Edit: Retouch documents, images and
photographs with drawing tools, touch-up
filters and annotations including redaction
support
The Sharpdesk Desktop is familiar and easy to use. Scanned documents
appear in the Sharpdesk window as thumbnails for easy browsing.
Sharpdesk recognizes over 200 types of files including TIFF, JPEG, BMP
and common office suite formats.
Image Editor enables you to view and edit images
with just a few key clicks.
Composer enables you to combine files of different
types, such as Word files, Excel files and digital
camera images into a single production ready
document.
Full Text Search enables you to quickly locate and retrieve
any Sharpdesk-saved file on your PC.
Get seamless workgroup-level document
management with Doc2NET TM.
For advanced document filing and archiving, select Sharp
IMAGERs are compatible with Liberty IMS Doc2NET, an
workgroup-level solution that enables users to capture, organize,
retrieve, and secure documents. With sophisticated storage
and indexing, full text search capabilities, and output and
distribution capabilities via fax, e-mail, and print, Doc2NET
delivers quick and convenient access to shared documents for
the entire workgroup—not to mention increased efficiency.
Doc2NET Key Features
• Capture, organize, retrieve, and secure documents
• Import existing files into Doc2NET for centralized
archiving with Import Wizard
• Index documents using structured indexing with up
to 6 different fields for quick retrieval
• Full text search capability
• Track important information about the history of
the document with Audit Trail
• Merge multiple image (TIFF) files into one document
• Add highlights, comments and annotations
with the Mark-Up Toolbar
• Organize files into10 filing cabinets, each with
6 separate drawers and 26 individual folders
from A to Z
With Doc2NET v.2.0, you can select either a thick
client or web based (thin client) version. Both are fully
integrated with Sharp’s Digital IMAGERs and FO-DC
Series MFPs.
Get instant tech support with My Sharp.
To make learning all the features of your Sharp IMAGER
and software simple and easy, ask your local Authorized
Sharp Dealer about My Sharp, a new technology and training
support website that allows you to locate resources, download
demos of product features, and find information specific to
your Sharp IMAGER.
Sharpdesk 3.1 Specifications
Document/Image
Input Methods
Sharp Digital IMAGERs with Network
Scanning enabled: Any TWAIN
32-compliant Scanner
Network Scanner Tool1
Enables automatic and direct transfer of
scanned image/document from Sharp
Digital IMAGER to workstations
Viewing and Document
Management
Folder: Tree hierarchy
(Windows® Explorer-like)
Document: Thumbnail with preview file
format icons (BMP, TIFF, JPEG, DOC, XLS,
PPT, etc.; over 200 file formats supported)
Search
Full text and file property search,
Supports up to 35 file formats, Create up
to 20 unique indexes, Automatic index
updates
Supported Languages
English (US and British), French, Italian,
German, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch
Output Methods
E-mail attachment (in original format, or
SDF 2 file from Sharpdesk Composer),
OCR, format conversion (Sharpdesk
Imaging: TIFF, JPEG, BMP, etc.)
Minimum System Requirements
CPU
At least 300 MHz Pentium or equivalent
(500 MHz or better recommended)
Main Memory
Windows 98/ME: Minimum 128 MB,
Windows NT/2000: Minimum 128 MB,
(192 MB recommended), Windows XP:
Minimum 128 MB
Operating System
Windows XP Professional/Home Edition,
Windows 98 or Millennium, Windows
NT® 4.0 (SP6) or 2000 (English version)3,
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, Installed
TCP/IP network
Hard Disk Free Space
300 MB application footprint
500 MB free hard drive space recommended
Display
800 x 600 or higher resolution, at least
256 colors (True Color recommended)
Page (section) Operations Add, delete, paste, move, copy, de-speckle,
crop, straighten page, and undo for image
files
Annotation
Copy (cut) and paste portion of page,
save text, line art, rectangle, hyperlink,
initials, notes, highlighting, freehand
drawing, stamp, display/hide annotations
for viewing and printing image files
Network Scanner Tool is a check-off option while installing Sharpdesk.
SDF Composer file — a Sharp-original format that can be converted to PDF.
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OS version with minor updates after release may not be compatible with some versions of Sharpdesk.
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Sharp Scanning Compatibility Chart
Black/White IMAGERs
General
Information
Speed
Function1
Color IMAGERs
AR-M162
AR-168
AR-M207
Series
AR-M237
AR-M277
Series
AR-M355
AR-M455
Series
AR-M550
AR-M620
AR-M700
Series
16/20 ppm
23/27 ppm
35/45 ppm
55/62/70 ppm
Print/Copy/Scan/Fax
Printer Controller
AR-NB2N/NB3
2
Network Card
AR-NB2N/NB3
2
Facsimiles
AR-BC260
AR-BC320
AR-C330
26 ppm b/w
17 ppm color
32 ppm b/w
26 ppm color
33 ppm b/w
33 ppm color
Print/Copy/Scan/Fax
Print/Copy/Scan
AR-PE3
Print/Copy/Scan/Fax Print/Copy/Scan/Fax Print/Copy/Scan/Fax Print/Copy/Scan/Fax
Standard
3
Standard
Standard
Standard
3
FO-DC500
FO-DC525
FO-DC600
Series
16 ppm
FO-DC550
16 ppm
Print/Copy/Scan/Fax Print/Copy/Scan/Fax
AR-P17
Standard
3
AR-P17
4
Standard
3
FO-NP1
AR-NB2N
Standard
Standard
AR-PE3
FO-LN1
AR-NB2N
AR-NS2 5
AR-NS35
AR-NS35
AR-NS2 5
Standard
AR-PE3 6
FO-NS2
AR-NB2N
(TCP/IP 10/100)
Scanning Option Model
AR-NB2N/NB3 2
Scanning Destinations
Send to Desktop
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
Send to FTP
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Send to E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Send to Internet Fax
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Yes
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Yes
7
Yes
7
Yes
7
Yes
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Send to Fax
Yes
Yes
Yes
7
Yes
7
Yes
7
Yes
7
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Yes
Yes
Send to Mixed Group
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Yes
7
Yes
7
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Yes
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File Type
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F/JPEG
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F 8
PDF/TIFF/JPEG
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F/JPEG
Compression Mode
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
Optical Resolution
600 dpi
Output Resolution
Selection
200/300/600 dpi
Max. Original Size
11" x 17" 9
11" x 17"
11" x 30.5"
11" x 30.5"
11" x 17"
11" x 17"
11" x 17"
10" x 14"
8.5" x 14"
Duplex Scan
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
User Authentication
—
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Yes
LDAP Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SMTP Compatible
Mail System Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Color Scanning
Yes
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—
Yes
Yes
Yes
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Yes
Ad Hoc File Naming
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Yes
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Metadata Support
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Yes
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Secure-Scanning
Yes 12
Yes 12
Yes 12
Yes 12
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Yes 12
Yes 12
(E-Mail and Fax)
Scanning Specifications
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PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F 8
MH (G3)/MMR (G4) MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
600 dpi
600 dpi
PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F 8/JPEG PDF/TIFF/TIFF-F 8/JPEG
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
MMR (G4)
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
MH (G3)/MMR (G4)
600 dpi
600 dpi
600 dpi
600 dpi
600 dpi
600 dpi
200/300/600 dpi 200/300/400/600 dpi 200/300/400/600 dpi 200/300/400/600 dpi 200/300/400/600 dpi 150/300/600 dpi
Yes
Yes
11
Yes
Yes
11
Yes 12
11
Yes 12
200/300/400/600 dpi 200/300/400/600 dpi
Document Management
Sharpdesk
Number of Licenses13
Doc2NET
Standard with
AR-NB2N, AR-NB3
3
Standard with
AR-NS2
10
Standard with
AR-NS3
10
Standard with
AR-NS3
10
Standard with
AR-NS2
10
Standard
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
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Optional
Standard with
FO-NS2
5
Standard with
AR-NB2N
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Optional
Optional
Optional
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Some functions require optional equipment
AR-NB2N for AR-168, AR-NB3 for AR-M162/M207
Optional on AR-M550/M620/M700 U series (AR-P19)
Optional on AR-M355/M455 U series (AR-P20)
Network option part of Printer option
RJ45 Network Interface included with (AR-P17)
Certain operating systems and protocols may require (AR-NC5J) option
Requires printer option
Fiery Remote Scan 4.4
Requires optional Facsimile Expansion Kit
The file format for Internet-Fax is automatically set to TIFF-F.
Compression mode selections are MH (G3) and MMR (G4).
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8.5" x 14" on AR-168 Series
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Duplex on AR-168D/M207
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Planned for 2005
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Requires AirZIP FileSECURE
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Additional user licenses are available
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