MXB401
POWERFUL PERFORMANCE IN A C OMPACT HYBRID DESIGN
POWERFUL PERFORMANCE ANYWHERE YOU NEED IT
Sharp combines the SIMPLICITY AND CONVENIENCE of network printers with the MULTI-TASKING PRODUCTIVITY of MFPs to achieve the best of both
worlds. The MXB401 is an exciting example of the SHARP® FRONTIER SERIES, bringing exceptionally crisp output closer to your workgroup with a HYBRID
DESIGN that has a small footprint to fit into environments others won’t, yet isn’t small on functionality. The LARGE 8.5" WIDE COLOUR TOUCH-SCREEN
simplifies operation by providing an intuitive user interface to keep ahead of today’s fast-paced office document distribution needs. Incorporating nextgeneration COMMON CONTROLLER ARCHITECTURE, this model provides uniform functionality and operability as found in Sharp’s AWARD-WINNING MFP
PRODUCT LINE. Engineered to help reduce operating costs and downtime, the MXB401 is easier than ever to set up, monitor, and maintain. This model
offers modular expandability, remote-access capabilities, and a VALUE-ADDED APPROACH to network and software integration. The latest in a long line
of innovative products from today’s fastest-growing name in office electronics, it also incorporates Sharp’s AWARD-WINNING SHARP OSA® PLATFORM
and the industry-leading SHARP SECURITY SUITE to help protect data and control access. In action, its ease and versatility will change your mind about
versatility
MFPs. More power, less complexity... that’s WORK WITHOUT LIMITS.
• Crisp black and white documents can be
quickly and accurately produced at speeds
up-to 40 pages per minute.
• Powerful 800 MHz controller for true
multi-tasking performance and increased
multi-functional productivity.
• Large 8.5" high-resolution, wide-screen colour
touch display with intuitive graphical user interface
that makes advanced copying, printing, scanning
and faxing functions easy-to-use.
• Optional Inner Finisher can be added without
taking up much additional space. The spaceefficient finisher not only provides exceptional
productivity but also automates time-consuming
tasks such as stapling, sorting and offset stacking.
• Direct USB Scanning and Printing provides a
whole new level of convenience. It comes in handy
for scanning documents directly to USB memory
devices and is an easy way to print PDF documents.
• The optional Super G3 Fax Kit with intelligent
Inbound Fax Routing delivers lightning-fast faxing
for busy workgroups.
• Sharp’s powerful ImageSEND™ technology
securely scans documents in colour or monochrome
to up-to seven destinations, including USB
devices, network folders, e-mail, fax machines
and desktop PCs, at speeds up-to 35 images per
minute. You get one-touch distribution features
that centralize document workflow helping save
time and money.
• Third-generation Sharp OSA development
platform enables users to access network
applications directly from the device’s
touch-panel display, helping to reduce
redundancy and streamline workflow.
• The optional Business Card Feeder can
automatically feed and scan business cards
and is capable of working with commercially
available business card scanning software
to automate contact database entry.
• The cutting-edge Sharp Remote Front Panel
feature allows administrators and Help Desk
professionals to access and control the device
from a remote PC workstation. This panel can also
be used to help facilitate key operator training.
• Sharp’s easy-to-use Document Filing System provides
a high-capacity 38 GB of hard drive space for fast
document storage and retrieval, with thumbnail
view and image preview modes that allow users
to easily locate, identify and retrieve files.
MXB401 SPECIFICATIONS
Main Specifications
Includes multi-tasking controller, 80 GB HDD with
MXB401
document filing system, PCL® 5e/PCL 6/PostScript® 3
network printing, network scanning, 50-sheet RSPF,
auto-duplex, 500-sheet paper drawers and 100-sheet
bypass. Black developer and drum is included in the box.
Monochrome multi-function digital document system
Type
Copy, print, network print, network scan, document filing
Functions
and fax1
Copy System
Dry electrostatic transfer/Dual component developer/
Magnetic brush development/OPC drums/Heat Roller
fusing/Xenon Lamp Exposure
Sheets and Bound Documents
Originals
Max Original Size 8-1/2" x 14"
Min 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"/Max 8-1/2" x 14"
Copy Size
Copy Speed
40 ppm (Letter)
Multiple Copy
Max: 999 copies
First Copy Time Platen glass: 8.0 sec or less
RSPF: 9.9 sec or less (Based on Letter original using tray 1)
Warm-Up Time 90 seconds or less
50% to 200% in 1% increments (50 to 200% for RSPF)
Magnification
Original Feed
50-sheet RSPF with original size detection
Scan Speed
Copy mode (Simplex): Up-to 35 ipm (B&W or colour)
@ 600 x 300 dpi.
Network Scan (Simplex): Up-to 35 ipm (B&W or colour)
@ 200 x 200 dpi.
5-1/2" x 8-1/2" / 8-1/2" x 14"
Original Sizes
(1-sided: 9 to 32 lb. bond; 2-sided: 13 to 28 lb. bond)
Paper Feed
Standard: 500 sheet paper drawer (Letter/Legal) and
100-sheet bypass tray (Letter/Legal). Optional: Up-to
System
3 additional 500-sheet paper drawers (Letter/Legal) 2
Paper drawers: 16-28 lb. bond. Other paper types include:
Paper Types
plain, pre-printed, recycled, pre-punched, letterhead, and
colour paper. Bypass Tray: 16-28 lb. bond (plain paper),
15-16 lb. (thin paper), 28 lb. bond-110 lb. index (heavy
paper), 20-24 lb. (Monarch/Com-10 envelope). Other types
include label paper, gloss paper, pre-printed, recycled,
pre-punched, letterhead, colour film and OHP Film.
Duplexing
Standard automatic duplex copying and printing
CPU
Power QUICCIII-MPC8533E/800MHz
Interface
RJ-45 Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T),
USB 2.0 (Host Port), USB 2.0 (Device Port)
Memory
Standard 512 MB (copier); 512 MB (printer/network
scanning) memory
Hard Disk Drive 80 GB; 38 GB Main Folder/12 GB Custom/Quick Folder
document filing system and electronic sorting
Copy Resolution Scan: 600 dpi; Copy output: 600 dpi
Exposure Control Modes: Automatic Text, Text/Photo, Text/Printed-Photo,
Printed-Photo, Photo, Map, Pale-Colour document.
Settings: Auto exposure control or 9 step manual exposure.
Halftone
256 gradations/2 levels (monochrome)
Copy Features
Scan-Once-Print-Many, electronic sorting 1, Integrated offsetstacking 1, Auto Paper Sensing (APS), Auto Magnification
Sensing (AMS), Auto Tray Switching (ATS), rotation copy,
reverse copy, margin shift, edge erase, OHP insertion, card
shot, reverse image, black-white reversal, centering, proof
copy, 2-in-1, photo repeat, document filing, job programs,
date/character/page stamp
Account Control Up-to 1000 users. Supports user-number authentication
(on device), login name/management, date/character/page
stamp, Copy, Print, Scan, Fax and Document Management
Output Tray
Capacity
Main output tray (top) 250 sheets (face down)
Firmware
Flash ROM with local (USB); network update capability and
Management
firmware update 1 to N with PAU (Printer Administration Utility)
Configuration
Web-based management system with user/administrator
Method
level login security, cloning (1 to N) with PAU and remote
front panel access
Service/
Maintenance
Remote Front Panel Access to service logs and click counts
Power
AC 100-127VAC, 60HZ, 12 AMPS
Power
Consumption
Maximum: 1.44kW or less
Weight
Dimensions
Approx 97 lbs. (base model) including toner &
developer cartridges
22-3/64" x 17-1/4" x 28-7/64"
Network Printing System (Standard)
PCL5e, PCL6, PostScript 3 compatible, optional XPS
PDL
1200 dpi, 600 dpi
Resolution
Print Speed
40 pages per minute (Letter)
Print Drivers
Windows ® 98, Windows ME, Windows NT ® 4 (with SP5 or
later), Windows 2000, Windows Server ® 2003, Windows
Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Server
2003 x64, Windows Server 2008 x64, Windows Vista ®,
Windows Vista x64, MAC OS ® 9.0-9.2.2, OS-X (including
10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.5), all MAC PPD.
Features
Continuous printing, duplex printing, pamphlet printing,
N-up printing, image rotation, different cover page/last
page, transparency inserts, carbon copy print mode, fit-topage, poster print, margin shift, mirror image, watermarks,
overlay, confidential print, confidential batch print, print
hold, bypass printing, job priority printing and direct printing.
(Note: Some features not available on certain print drivers)
Direct Printing
File Types: TIFF, JPEG, PCL, PRN, TXT, PDF, Encrypted PDF,
Postscript and XPS 1. Methods: FTP, WebPage, E-mail and
USB Memory
Resident Fonts 80 Outline Fonts
RJ-45 Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Interface
Windows 98, ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP, 2003/2008 Server,
Operating
Systems
Vista, Novell® Netware® 3x, 4x, 5x, MAC OS-9.0, MAC OS-X,
Sun® OS 4.1x, Solaris® 2 x, Unix®, Linux®, Citrix ® (Metaframe,
Presentation Server 4, 4.5) and Windows Terminal Services
Network
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC) SSL (HTTP, IPP, FTP), SNMPv3,
802.1x for Windows and Unix. LPD and LPR for UNIX.
Protocols
IPX/SPX ® for Novell environments. EtherTalk ® and NetBEUI,
AppleTalk for Macintosh ® environments.
Printing
LPR, IPP, IPPS, PAP, Raw TCP (port 9100), FTP and Novell
Protocols
Pserver/Rprinter
Network
IP/Mac address filtering, protocol filtering, port management,
Security
user authentication and document administration.
Security
IEEE 2600-2008, DoD (NSTISSP) #11, DoD Directive 8500.2,
Standards
DoD (DISA)
Network Scanning Systems (Standard)
Max. Original Size 8-1/2" x 14"
Optical Resolution 600 dpi
Output Modes
600 dpi, 400 dpi, 300 dpi, 200 dpi, 100 dpi
Scan Modes
Colour, monochrome, greyscale
Image Formats Monochrome: TIFF, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1
Colour: Greyscale, Colour TIFF, JPEG, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1
Internet Fax: TIFF-FX, FIFF-F, TIFF-S1
Image
Monochrome Scanning: Uncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MR/MMR)
Compression
Colour/Greyscale: JPEG (High, middle, low)
Internet Fax mode: MH/MMR (option)
Scan
E-mail, Desktop, FTP, Folder (SMB), USB, Internet fax
Destinations
(option), Super G3 fax (option)
One-Touch
Destinations
Up-to 999 (combined scan destinations)
Group Destinations Up-to 500
Programs
48 (combined)
Max. Jobs
in Memory
Up-to 94
Network
TCP/IP and SSL (Includes HTTP, SMTP, LDAP, FTP, POP3),
Protocols
SMB, ESMTP and 802.1x
Network Security E-mail server user authentication for LDAP and Active Directory
Software
Sharpdesk® desktop document management software
(1 user license)
B&W Super G3 Fax Kit (Option)
Transmission
Mode
Super G3, G3
Modem Speed
33.6 KBPS 3
Compression
Methods
JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Scanning Method Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book
Max. Transmit
Resolution
Transmit Speed
Auto Dialing
Group Dial/
Destinations
Inbound Fax
Routing
Long Length
Originals
Programs
Memory
Halftone
Features
400 dpi
Approximately 2 seconds with Super G3/JBIG 4
Up-to 999 (combined scan destinations)
Up-to 500
Forwards received fax data to E-mail, FTP, Desktop, SMB
Up-to 19.5" (for transmission)
48 (combined)
8 MB (Exclusive)
256 levels
Quick on-line transmission, direct transmission, F-Code
transmission/reception, rotate transmission, anti-junk fax
reception, automatically staple received faxes, secure fax
release, out of paper memory reception, auto redial,
duplex reception transaction reports, activity reports
and PC Fax.
Inner Finisher (Option)
Type
Built-in Finisher
Output Capacity Up-to 280 sheets (Letter/Legal),
100 postcard, 20 envelope
Output Delivery Face down
Stapling Media Plain/Thin/Heavy/Recycled/Letterhead/Pre-punched/
Coloured/Pre-printed paper
Stapling Positions Single corner position
Power Source
Supplied from the main unit
Stapling
30 sheets (Letter/Legal)
Stapled Sets
10 bundles or 300 sheets (Letter/Legal)
Approx 19.8 lbs.
Weight
Dimensions
(When Tray
18-2/3" (w) x 13-1/16" (d) x 6-3/16" (h)
is expanded)
20-1/2" (w) x 13-1/16" (d) x 6-3/16" (h)
Optional Equipment
MXFN12
Inner Finisher
MXCFABB
Base Plate with locking casters
MXCFABD
Deluxe Cabinet with door and locking casters
MXCSX1
500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Tray 2
MXCSX2
500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Trays 3 & 4
MXPUX1
XPS Expansion Kit (Requires MXSHP1GBXPS)
MXSHP1GBXPS Expansion Memory 1 GB (Required for MXPUX1)
ARPF1
Bar Code Font Kit
MXFR16U
Commercial Data Security Kit.
Not available at time of launch.
MXFXX3
Fax Expansion Kit
MXFWX1
Internet Fax Expansion Kit
MXAMX1
Application Integration Module
MXAMX2
Application Communication Module
MXAMX3
External Accounting Module
MXUSX1
Sharpdesk 1 License Kit
MXUSX5
Sharpdesk 5 License Kit
MXUS10
Sharpdesk 10 License Kit
MXUS50
Sharpdesk 50 License Kit
MXUSA0
Sharpdesk 100 License Kit
MXBTX1
Business Card Feeder
Supplies
MXB40NT1
MXC40NVB
MXC40NRB
MXB40U1
MXC31U2
MXC31FU1
MXB40HB
MXC31RT
MXC31MR
MXC31DF
MXSCX1
Black Toner Cartridge
Black Developer
Black Drum Cartridge
Primary Transfer Belt Unit
Secondary Transfer Roller Unit
Fusing Unit (120V)
Toner Collection Container
Feeding Roller Kit
MF Feeding Roller Kit
DF Roller Kit
Staple Cartridge (3 cartridges per carton)
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Some features require optional equipment
Paper capacity is based on letter size paper
Actual transmission time will vary based on line conditions
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Based on Sharp Standard Test Chart with approximately 700 characters,
letter size in standard resolution
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