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20 ppm copy/print speed
1,100-sheet standard paper capacity, expandable to 2,100 sheets
Automatic trayless duplexing
16 MB copier memory, expandable to 272 MB
Electronic sorting
Integrated 600 dpi Host-based printing system with duplex capability
Network Printing and Network Scanning option
Super G3 fax option
Optional Finisher with offset stacking and stapling
Optional job separator tray
Bar code font option
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Two standard 500-sheet paper cassettes
100-sheet Bypass Tray
40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Document Feeder (R-SPF)
25-400% zoom range (1% increments)
2-in-1, 4-in-1 copy
Rotation copy
Black/white reversal
50 account codes
256 level grayscale
Easy to read LCD control panel
With standard automatic trayless duplexing and reversing automatic document
feeder, many offices and workgroups would choose the AR-M208N IMAGER for its
copier performance alone. When you consider it also offers standard 600 dpi
duplex printing, the AR-M208N IMAGER is clearly the choice.
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THE SHARP AR-M208N DIGITAL
IMAGER DELIVERS POWERFUL
20 PPM PERFORMANCE WITH
FLEXIBLE OPTIONS.
Productive performance
At 20 copies per minute, the AR-M208N IMAGER can easily handle
your copying and printing needs. With a standard online paper
capacity of 1,100 sheets, 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder
(R-SPF), electronic sorting and
standard 16 MB memory, the
AR-M208N IMAGER can handle large
copy and print jobs with ease.
With the optional paper drawers, load
up to 2,100 sheets of statement to
ledger-size paper for maximum efficiency.
Unparalleled image quality
The AR-M208N IMAGER produces output at 600 dpi resolution
for prints with remarkable clarity and detail. With 256 shades
of grayscale, the AR-M208N IMAGER produces crisp, clear
photographs and graphics.
Need proposals for a big meeting? No problem. The AR-M208N
IMAGER delivers multiple page sets quickly—no matter how
many sets you need. Each set is output as soon as printing is
completed, so there’s no need to wait for the entire job to print
to view your document. And with no sorter bins to empty, there
isn’t any limit to the size of sets or the number of sets you
can create.
Enhanced functionality and flexibility
The Sharp AR-M208N IMAGER offers the functionality you need
today, along with the flexibility you’ll need for the future.
With duplex copying capability, 16 MB copier memory and 600
dpi Host-based PC printing capability, the AR-M208N IMAGER
provides a comprehensive, out-of-the-box solution to
maximize your office productivity. Best of all, the modular
design of the AR-M208N IMAGER allows you to add advanced
functions as your business needs evolve.
Convenient network scanning
Add even more functionality to your office workflow with the
optional Network Scanner Expansion Kit and Network Card.
In seconds, you can easily scan documents to e-mail, your
desktop or to file for seamless document transmission
between users and platforms.
Powerful Super G3 faxing
With the optional 33.6 Kbps Super G3 Fax Kit with JBIG
compression, you can fax documents quickly and efficiently.
And, with 350 auto dial keys and 2 MB standard fax memory,
you’ll reduce the time you spend faxing. The Super G3 Fax Kit
also supports Sharp’s F.A.S.T. Remote Diagnostics System—
enabling authorized Sharp dealers to diagnose and solve
problems right over the phone line.
Professional finishing
The AR-M208N IMAGER also offers
advanced finishing capabilities to make
your documents look professional.
Collating, sorting and stapling are
completed automatically—saving
time and improving efficiency.
The optional Finisher/Sorter with
Offset Stacking and Stapling allows
you to collate and staple multiplepage documents.
The easy-to-use LCD panel easily guides users through features and options with simple prompts. The animated display logically leads you step by
step through the selections. To avoid costly mistakes, you can easily confirm your selections with the touch of a key before you begin printing.
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F U N C T I O N A L I T Y A S Y O U R B U S I N E S S N E E D S E V O LV E .
S TA N D A R D H O S T- B A S E D P R I N T C O N T R O L L E R
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Sharp’s Standard Host-based ➤
Print Controller with JBIG
technology reduces the data size
of print jobs and improves overall
throughput. And, with duplex
printing capability, you can
maximize your output efficiency.
Standard USB and Parallel
Ports make connecting the
AR-M208N IMAGER to your
computer flexible and easy.
OPTIONAL NETWORK PRINTING AND CONNECTIVITY
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Sharp’s PCL5e/PCL6 Print Controller combines
state-of-the-art digital technology with advanced
functionality for truly Best-In-Class features. And with
1,200 dpi enhanced resolution and
256 shades of grayscale, the AR-M208N
IMAGER can deliver ultra-crisp text
and incredibly detailed graphic
images. For added convenience
and functionality, add the optional
10/100 Network Interface Card (NIC).
Printer Administration Utility ➤
software enables network
administrators to monitor
any SNMP compliant printer
on the network.
Printer Status Monitor enables ➤
users to view network printer
conditions through an easy-to-use
graphical interface. It even notifies
you when your job is complete.
Sharp Remote E-mail Diagnostics (R.E.D) ➤
is an advanced communication system designed
to send device status information over the
Internet. Administrators or Authorized Sharp
Dealers can use this support utility.
NETWORK SCANNING
Optional network scanning adds extra functionality to your office
workflow and maximizes productivity. Easy-to-use software and
utilities make set-up a breeze.
Sharp AR-NS2 Network ➤
Expansion Kit
Send documents directly to your
desktop, file server or e-mail.
SUPER G3 FAXING
➤ Transmit documents within 2 seconds*
➤ Store up to 350 numbers for the most
frequently dialed destinations
➤ Fax 2-sided documents quickly and easily
with the Duplex Scanning feature
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Sharpdesk™
Sharpdesk software’s easy-to-use
graphical interface enables users
to manage, compose, store and
send documents directly from
their desktop PCs.
Remote Diagnostics
With Sharp’s F.A.S.T. system,
your IMAGER can connect to an
authorized service technician
who monitors operation and can
diagnose and solve problems right
over the phone.
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AR-M208N
D I G I TA L I M A G E R S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
STANDARD HOST-BASED JBIG PRINT CONTROLLER
Type:
Console
Copy System:
4-Beam laser electronic
Originals:
Sheets, bound document, photographs
PDL:
Resolution:
Print Speed:
Standard Interface:
Original Size:
Maximum 11" x 17"
Copy Sizes:
Maximum 11" x 17"; Minimum 5.5" x 8.5"
Copying Speed:
20 ppm (8.5" x 11" at 100% ratio at 600 dpi)
Continuous Copy:
Maximum 999
Copy Ratio:
25%-400% in 1% increments
Fixed Presets: 25%, 50%, 64%, 77%, 95%, 100%,
121%, 129%, 141%, 200%, 400%, 800%
Printing Resolution:
600 dpi
Gradation:
256 levels
Duplexing:
Standard (trayless)
First Copy Time:
Approximately 4.8 seconds
Warm-Up Time:
Approximately 40 seconds
Memory Size:
16 MB, expandable to 272 MB
Plug and Play:
Operating System:
Memory:
Paper Selection:
N-Up Printing:
Fit to Page:
Print Quality
Selection:
Watermark:
Sharp SPCL Host-based controller with JBIG
600 dpi/300 dpi, 1200 x 600 dpi with smoothing
Up to 20 ppm
IEEE 1284 Bi-Directional Parallel Port (1)
USB Port (1)
Yes
Microsoft Windows®‚ 95, 98, ME, XP
Windows‚ 2000, NT4
16 MB
Paper trays or bypass
Yes 2/4
Yes
Draft, normal, photo
Yes
OPTIONAL PCL5e/PCL6 CONTROLLER
PDL Support:
PCL5e/PCL6 (standard)
Emulated PostScript 3 (optional)
Original Feed System: Standard 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder (R-SPF)
Memory:
32 MB standard; 288 MB maximum
Copy Paper Feed:
CPU:
200 MHz RISC
Client Operating
System Support:
Windows 95/98/2000/ME, Windows NT 4.0, Netware®,
Macintosh® OS 8.51 or later (with optional PS3 Kit)
Two 500-sheet adjustable paper cassettes (standard)
100-sheet Bypass Tray (standard)
Standard 40-sheet R-SPF
Two additional 500-sheet paper cassettes (optional)
Optional Output:
Finisher/sorter
Fusing System:
Heat rollers
Developer System:
Magnetic Brush Development
Exposure System:
Moving Optical Source, Slit Exposure (Stationary Platen)
with Automatic Exposure Function
Light Source:
Xenon lamp
O P T I O N A L P R I N T S E R V E R C A R D **
Required Power Supply: 120 volts, 60 Hz
24.5" x 23" x 25.5" (w x d x h)
Weight:
Approximately 92.2 lbs.
Parallel, 10/100 BaseTX
OPTIONAL NETWORK SCANNER
(optional AR-NS2 Network Scanner Expansion Kit and Print Server Card required)
Up to 600 dpi
TWAIN compliant (push out method)
10-user licenses included
OPTIONAL SUPER G3 FAX
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Sharp is a registered trademark of Sharp Corporation. All other trademarks
and registered trademarks are property of their respective holders.
* Based on ITU Test chart #1 in standard resolution, actual transmission
time will vary based on line conditions.
** Requires PCL5e/PCL6 Print Controller
TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, EtherTalk, NetBEUI, Peer-to-Peer
I/O Interface:
Resolution Selection:
Compatibility:
Sharpdesk Licenses:
Power Consumption: Maximum 1.5 kW
Dimensions:
Protocol Support:
Transmission Mode:
Modem Speed:
Compression Method:
Transmission Speed:
Auto Dialing Methods:
Scanning Method:
Max. Transmit Resolution:
Memory Std./Max.:
Halftone:
Broadcasting:
Programs:
Timer Functions:
Super G3, G3
33.6 Kbps
JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG*
50 rapid dial keys, 300 speed dial keys
Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book
400 dpi (ultra-fine)
2 MB/10 MB
256 levels
Up to 200 destinations
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Up to 50 jobs
Sharp Electronics Corporation
Network Office Systems Group
Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1163
1-800-BE-SHARP
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As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SHARP has
determined that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
CPD-3583