MX-M503N
MX-M453N
MX-M363N
Digital Multifunctional System
Preliminary Product Information
NEW DESIGN, GREATER FUNCTION –
SMART MFPS WITH COLOUR NETWORK SCANNING
50/45/36 ppm
at 1,200 dpi
Colour
Network
Scanning
Optional
Integrated
Keyboard
8.5” Colour
Touch-screen
with
Thumbnail
View
Highly Productive Operation
Sharp’s One-of-a-Kind Features
• Speedy output of max. 50/45/36 ppm and fast first copy time of
3.9/3.9/4.6 sec.
• Finishing options include bi-folding saddle stitch finisher and inner finisher
• Built-in stackless duplex module and 100-sheet high-speed Duplex
Single Pass Feeder
• 70 opm scan speed for two-sided and one-sided originals in
colour and B/W
• Standard hard disk and electronic sorting
• Standard 1,100-sheet paper capacity, expandable to max. 5,600 sheets
• Network tandem function doubles output speed by linking two MFPs
• Job Build function for large-volume documents
• Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture)* allows integration with network
applications and makes them accessible from the LCD control panel
• 8.5-inch, touch-screen colour LCD provides thumbnails/previews of Document
Filing and fax reception data and previews of copy/send/save jobs
• Control panel can be remotely displayed and operated on a PC
• Retractable QWERTY keyboard (option) allows easy text entry
Multi-Layered Security Solutions
• Optional Data Security Kit encrypts and erases data retained
inside the MFP
• Supports the IEEE 802.1X standard for port-based network access control
• Function-specific user authentication
• External Active Directory server allows user authentication management
of multiple MFPs and of a greater number of users
• IP/MAC address filtering restricts unauthorised access
• SSL and IPsec enable data encryption for secure network communications
• Encrypted PDF with password protection for secure scanning
• Document Control function* prevents unauthorised copying, scanning,
faxing, and filing of confidential documents
* Requires optional Data Security Kit
Environmentally Advanced Design
• Lead- and chromium-free design (RoHS compliant)
• Certified for Energy Star
• Energy-saving design (less than 1W in standby for fax reception)
* Requires optional MX-AMX2 and/or MX-AMX3
All-in-One Performance
• Supports Gigabit Ethernet and the latest network protocols
and operating systems
• Standard PCL5e/PCL6 and optional PS3 emulation
• Full-colour network scanning with scan to e-mail/FTP server/desktop/
network folder/USB, and support for JPEG, TIFF, XPS, PDF, and highcompression PDF* formats
• USB port at the front of the MFP allows easy scan to/print
from USB memory
• Sharpdesk for integrated, intuitive document management on a PC
• Document Filing function to instantly reuse job data stored on the HDD
• Optional Super G3 fax and Internet fax that supports direct SMTP
• LDAP support for easy browsing of e-mail addresses and fax numbers
• Supports the XPS format (standard for scanning; optional for printing)
* Requires optional MX-EBX3
Superb Image Quality
• True 1,200 x 1,200-dpi high-quality printing without sacrificing speed
• High-resolution imaging with 256-level greyscale; clearly reproduces
fine lines, small text, and delicate halftones
• Digital auto exposure control and Text/Photo mode provide optimum
copy quality
MX-M503N
MX-M453N
MX-M363N
SPECIFICATIONS
Digital Multifunctional System
Preliminary Product Information
General
Engine speed (max.) A4
A3
MX-M503N
50 ppm/cpm
22 ppm/cpm
MX-M453N
45 ppm/cpm
20 ppm/cpm
MX-M363N
36 ppm/cpm
17 ppm/cpm
Paper size Max. A3W (via bypass), min. A5R
Paper capacity Standard: 1,100 sheets (2 x 500-sheet drawer and 100-sheet multi-bypass tray)
Maximum: 5,600 sheets (4 x 500-sheet drawer, 3,500-sheet large capacity tray and
100-sheet multi-bypass tray)
Paper weight Drawer: 60 g/m2 – 209 g/m2
Large-capacity tray: 60 g/m2 – 105 g/m2
Multi-bypass tray: 56 g/m2 – 209 g/m2
Warm-up time Less than 20 sec.
Memory (Copier) Standard 640MB
(Printer) Standard 1GB, Maximum 2GB
80GB HDD*1
Power requirement Rated local AC voltage ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption (max.) 1.84 kW (220 to 240V)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 645 x 695 x 935 mm
Weight (approx.)
95 kg
Copier Original paper size
First copy time*2 (sec)
MX-M503N
MX-M453N
MX-M363N
Continuous copy
Resolution (max.)
Gradation
Zoom range
Preset copy ratios
Document Filing
Document filing capacity
Stored jobs
Storage folders
Confidential storage
Main and custom folders: 38GB, 20,000 pages*5 or 3,000 files
Quick file folder: 12GB, 10,000 pages*5 or 1,000 files
Copy, print, scan, fax transmission*6
Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)
Password protection
Network Printer
Resolution
Interface
Supported OS*7
Network protocols*7
Printing protocols
PDL (emulation)
Available fonts
1,200 x 1,200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
USB 2.0
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Standard: Windows NT® 4.0 SP5 or later, Windows Server® 2003/2008,
Windows® 98/Me/2000/XP, Windows Vista®
Optional: Mac OS 9.0 – 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5 – 10.5.5
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), NetBEUI, EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
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
Standard: PCL 6/5e emulation
Option*8: PS3 emulation, XPS
80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation
Facsimile (optional MX-FXX2 required)
Compression method
MH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocol
Super G3/G3
Transmission time
Less than 3 seconds*9
Modem speed
33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback
Transmission resolution
Standard: 203.2 x 97.8 dpi
Super Fine: 406.4 x 391 dpi
Recording width
A3 to A5
Memory
8MB flash memory
Grey scale levels
Equivalent to 256 levels
Max. A3
3.9
3.9
4.6
Max. 999 copies
1,200 x 1,200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi
Equivalent to 256 levels
25 to 400% (25 to 200% using DSPF) in 1% increments
10 ratios (5R/5E)
Network Colour Scanner
Scan method
Push scan (via control panel), pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
ResolutionPush scan: 100, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan: 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 to 9,600 dpi via user setting
File formats
TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, JPEG (colour only), XPS*3, high-compression PDF*4
Scanner utility
Sharpdesk
Scan destinations
Scan to e-mail, desktop, FTP server, network folder (SMB), USB memory
* 1: HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status.
* 2: Long-edge feeding of A4 sheets. May take longer when taking a copy for the first time
immediately after turning the machine on.
* 3: To view XPS files on PCs not running Windows Vista, you must have the XPS Viewer application installed.
* 4: Optional MX-EBX3 required.
* 5: Measured using Sharp’s standard chart (A4 with 6% coverage, B/W). The Quick File Folder shares the HDD
with the Job Build function; up to 12GB of data storage is available when using both functions.
The storage capacity will be less for colour pages.
*6: Optional MX-FXX2 required.
*7: Optional MX-PKX1 required for Mac OS and EtherTalk.
*8: PS requires optional MX-PKX1. XPS requires optional MX-PUX1 and MX-SMX3 (1GB).
*9: Based on Sharp’s standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 long-edge feeding) at
standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.
MX-FNX9
MX-TRX2
Inner Finisher
Exit Tray Unit
MX-PNX1A/C/D
MX-AMX1
MX-PKX1
PS3 Expansion Kit
MX-PUX1
Punch Module
XPS Expansion Kit
MX-FXX2
or
Fax Expansion Kit
AR-PF1
Barcode Font Kit
AR-SU1
Saddle Stitch
Finisher
(1000 sheet)
+
Punch Module
MX-LCX1
MX-RBX3
Large Capacity Tray
(A4)
BASE UNIT
Paper Pass Unit
High Capacity
Finisher
(4000 sheet)
MX-USX1/X5
Sharpdesk 1/5-License Kit
Sharpdesk 10/50/100License Kit
MX-DK131
MX-FN11
Internet Fax Expansion Kit
MX-US10/50/A0
or
+
Punch Module
MX-DEX9
Stand with 2 x
500-Sheet Paper
Drawers
500-sheet
500-sheet
500-sheet
or
MX-AMX3
Expansion Memory Board
MX-EBX3
Enhanced Compression Kit
MX-KBX2
Keyboard
Available at a later date
Cabinet
MX-PNX6A/C/D
Application
Communication Module
MX-SMX3
MX-FWX1
MX-PNX5A/C/D
MX-AMX2
External Account Module
Stamp Unit
MX-FN10
Application Integration
Module
or
MX-DEX8
Stand with 500-Sheet
Paper Drawer
MX-FR14U
Data Security Kit
MX-FR14
Data Security Kit
(Common Criteria validated)
Some options may not be available in some areas.
Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. All information was correct at
time of print. The ENERGY STAR logo is a certification mark and may only be used to certify specific
products that have been determined to meet the ENERGY STAR programme requirements. ENERGY
STAR is a US registered mark. Windows, Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows Vista are registered
trade marks of Microsoft Corporation. Citrix is a trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or
more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office
and in other countries. All other company names, product names and logotypes are trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective owners. ©Sharp Corporation 2009
Ref: DS-MX-M503N/MX-M453N/MX-M363N. All trademarks acknowledged. E&OE.