MX-M503U/MX-M453U
MX-M363U
Digital Multifunctional System
High Performance Black & White
Multifunction Systems for
Every Busy Office
Touch-Screen
LCD Display
50/45/36
PPM in B/W
Versatile, powerful and perfect for everyday office use
Packed with advanced performance features, the new
MX-M503U, MX-M453U and MX-M363U black & white
MFPs are perfect for all busy offices and any medium to
large workgroup.
Designed with the environment in mind
With a choice of output speeds and optional faxing,
network printing and scanning, these latest additions to
the range have the power and versatility to take care of
all your everyday document needs.
enough to receive faxes.
As well as being equipped with a manual power save button, to save
energy and reduce running costs, the Energy Star certified MX-M503U,
MX-M453U and MX-M363U benefit from an industry-leading design
that cuts night energy consumption right down to a single watt - just
Just as much care has been taken with manufacturing processes and
materials. These environmentally- and user-friendly MFPs are fully
RoHS-compliant and completely free from harmful chromium and lead.
They’re designed for ease of use, too, with a handy
8.1” LCD touch-screen display making even the most
advanced features instantly and intuitively accessible.
More for your money
IT Administrators will appreciate the Remote Access
Interface which simplifies support by letting them
view and operate each machine’s front panel display
from across the network, and everyone will love the
contemporary design that makes these new MFPs a
perfect choice for any modern office.
They can also be supplied with Sharp OSA® (Open
Systems Architecture), which gives you access to a wide
range of third party software solutions that can automate
many manual office tasks, such as the storing and
management of documents, or the processing of forms.
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U High Performance Black & White Multifunction Systems
Up to 5600
Sheet Paper
Capacity
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U - Key Features
Highly productive operation
All-in-one performance
Multi-layered security solutions
•Speedy output of max. 50/45/36 ppm and fast
first copy time of 3.9/3.9/4.6 sec.
•Supports Gigabit Ethernet and the latest network
protocols and operating systems for network
printing*3
•Optional Data Security Kit encrypts and erases
data retained inside the MFP
•Finishing options include bi-folding saddle stitch
finisher and inner finisher
•Built-in stackless duplex module and 100-sheet
Reversing Single Pass Feeder
•50 opm scan speed for one-sided originals
in B/W
•Standard electronic sorting and optional
hard disk
•Standard 1,100-sheet paper capacity, expandable
to max. 5,600 sheets
•Network tandem function*1 doubles output
speed by linking two MFPs
•Job Build function for large-volume documents
•Optional PCL5e/PCL6 and PS3 emulation
•Optional network scanning with scan to e-mail/
FTP server/desktop/network folder, and support
for TIFF, XPS, PDF formats
•USB port at the front of the MFP allows easy
scan to/print from USB memory
•Optional Sharpdesk for integrated, intuitive
document management on a PC
•Optional Document Filing*1 function to instantly
reuse job data stored on the HDD
•Optional Super G3 fax and Internet fax that
supports direct SMTP
•Supports the IEEE 802.1X standard for
port-based network access control
• Function-specific user authentication
•External Active Directory server allows user
authentication*1 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
•LDAP support for easy browsing of e-mail
addresses and fax numbers
•Supports the XPS format
•8.1-inch touch-screen LCD enables easy operation
of key functions
Sharp’s one-of-a-kind features
Environmentally advanced design
Superb image quality
•Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture) allows
integration with network applications and makes
them accessible from the LCD control panel
• Lead- and chromium-free design
(RoHS compliant)
• H
igh-resolution imaging with 256-level greyscale;
clearly reproduces fine lines, small text, and
delicate halftones
•Control panel can be remotely displayed and
operated on a PC
• E nergy-saving design (less than 1W in standby
*2
*1
Requires optional HDD (MX-PB11)
*2
Requires optional MX-PB11, MX-AMX2 and/or MX-AMX3
*3
Requires optional MX-PB10 or MX-PB11
for Every Busy Office
• Certified for Energy Star
for fax reception)
• D
igital auto exposure control and special modes
such as Text/Photo mode provide optimum
copy quality
Space-saving
Inner Finisher
High Capacity
Finisher
Superior printing
With three print speeds to choose from, 36 pages per minute (ppm),
45 ppm or an impressive 50 ppm - even at the full 600 x 600 dpi
At a glance
resolution - you can match the performance to meet the needs of your
• Choice of three models with fast print speeds: 36, 45 or 50 ppm.
• Superb 600 x 600 dpi resolution, even at maximum print speeds.
particular team. And that’s just the start.
• Stackless duplex module saves you filing space and money.
These rapid print speeds are enhanced by a range of advanced features
and options - which can include an efficient network printing capability
•Optional network printing*2 supports Gigabit Ethernet and the most
commonly used network operating systems and protocols.
•USB memory direct printing*1 - conveniently print data directly from
most USB memory devices, without the need for a PC.
- that will help you raise productivity to unprecedented levels.
•XPS/PDF/TIFF/JPEG direct print*3 - save time by printing XPS, PDF, JPEG
or TIFF files without using the printer driver, either by calling and printing
A powerful processor and optional 80 GB hard drive make light work
the file directly from an FTP server, direct printing from a Web page, or
of even the most complex jobs, and you can expand the standard
direct printing of e-mail attachments.
1,100-sheet paper capacity right the way up to 5,600 sheets for longer
• Optional PCL5e and PCL6 and PS3 emulation.*4
uninterrupted printing. And if you’ve specified the optional hard drive,
•Optional network tandem function*1 - double the effective output
you can even split jobs between two MFPs for twice the speed and
capacity when times get busy.
speed by sharing jobs between two MFPs on the same network.
•Proof printing - check a trial set before printing out a multi-page
document in large numbers.
• Barcode font print compatibility.*5
Sophisticated finishing options
Now you can add authority to your documents with a range of options
that will sort, fold and staple the pages just as you need them. Choices
*1
*2
*3
include a space-saving internal finisher for simple sorting, stapling and
*4
off-set stacking, and a hole puncher.
*5
Requires optional MX-PB11
Requires optional MX-PB10 or MX-PB11
Requires optional MX-PB10 or MX-PB11. Direct PDF printing also requires MX-PKX1 and
direct XPS printing requires MX-PUX1 & MX-SMX3. Direct printing may not support all
PDF, TIFF, JPEG and XPS formats
PCL5e/6 requires optional MX-PB10 or MX-PB11, PS3 requires optional MX-PKX1
Requires optional AR-PF1
You can also specify a bi-folding saddle stitch finisher for folding and
stapling multi-page documents into booklets, and you can add a highcapacity 4,000-sheet finisher that’s perfect for document-intensive
environments.
Special applications
Other useful features give you the convenience of printing directly from
USB memory sticks*1, the ability to print ‘proof sets’ before committing
to long print runs, and other time-saving capabilities such as direct
printing from web pages, email attachments and FTP servers.
CARBON COPY
Finishing Options
Saddle
stitching
Hole punching
(10Base-T/100Base-T
Stapling
Bi-folding
• Windows NT® 4.
• Windows® 98/M
• Macintosh, Nove
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U High Performance Black & White Multifunction Systems
Fast First Copy
3.9 Seconds
100-Sheet
RSPF
Easy, efficient copying
Everything about these latest MFPs has been optimised for speed,
efficiency and ease of use. Not only do they copy just as quickly as they
At a glance
print but they have a first-copy-out time of only 4.6 seconds or 3.9
• Fast first copy time*1 of just 3.9 seconds (4.6 seconds with MX-M363U).
seconds depending on the model.
The quality is exactly what you’ve come to expect from Sharp. The
600 x 600 dpi resolution is supported by a 256-level greyscale for
reproducing fine lines and delicate halftones; digital auto exposure
control delivers optimum copy contrast, and selectable text and photo
• High-speed 100-sheet A3 Reversing Single Pass Feeder (RSPF) for
quick and easy double-sided copying.
• Mixed Size Original Copy mode automatically recognises documents of
different sizes and chooses the appropriate paper.
• Electronic sorting and offset stacking with space-saving inner finisher
to keep jobs separate.
• Job Build function for easier management of large, multi-page jobs even
if they exceed the capacity of the RSPF.
modes ensure accurate copies every time.
• Image editing functions, including multi-shot, multi-page enlargement,
image repeat and mirror image for extra versatility.
They help everyone stay productive, too, with a whole range of
advanced copy functions that deliver exceptional versatility. Book Copy,
for example, is great for compiling copies of a book (or other bound
original) directly into pamphlet format. The Card Shot feature lets you
• Proof copy function*2 lets you produce a test set of documents before
committing to a long run.
• Cover/transparency insertion for the effortless creation of professional
looking documents.
copy both sides of a card, such as an ID card or licence, on to one page
in a one-touch operation, and the Tab Copy/Print function makes it easy
to copy or print directly on to the tabs on document separators.
Best achieved time based on A4 copy, long-edge feeding from 1st paper drawer,
using document glass, when machine is ready. May vary depending on machine
conditions and operating environment.
*1
*2
for Every Busy Office
Requires optional MX-PB11
Scan to Email,
Network, PC,
FTP or USB
Powerful network scanning option
Choose the optional network scanning function and race through large
jobs with the ability to handle up to 50 single-sided originals per minute
At a glance
or 20 two-sided originals in a single batch.
•Optional network scanning*1 to your PC, e-mail recipients, FTP servers,
It’s easy to add data to your scanned documents and quickly send them
•RSPF scans up to 50 single-sided originals per minute, or 20
network folders, or a memory stick that plugs into an easily accessible
USB port.
to multiple destinations including email recipients, network folders, FTP
servers, your desktop, or a USB memory stick. For extra convenience,
you can also scan documents directly to a choice of formats including
XPS, TIFF and PDF.
two-sided originals.
•Mixed-size original scanning automatically accommodates documents
of different sizes.
• Includes Sharpdesk™ document management software.
•Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows easy browsing of
e-mail addresses for rapid distribution of scanned documents, as well as
automatic synchronisation with your primary e-mail server.
• Scan directly to XPS, TIFF, PDF and encrypted PDF.
*1
Scan
Scan to USB
Scan to Email
Scan to FTP
Scan to Network
Folder (SMB)
Scan to PC
Requires optional MX-NSX1
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U High Performance Black & White Multifunction Systems
Automated
Finishing
Paperless
Faxing
Versatile faxing
You can extend the functionality of the new MFPs even further by
specifying the optional fax expansion kit. Documents can be scanned
At a glance
and sent either over ultra-fast 33,600 bps Super G3 fax or, with the
• Send or receive single- or double-sided faxes up to A3 in size.
appropriate options installed, directly from your PC with the PC-Fax*1/
PC-Internet Fax*2 function.
• Super G3/JBIG compression for extra speed and online transmission for
faster operation.
• Transmits faxes in less than three seconds.
• One-touch dialling of up to 500 stored numbers
When faxes arrive, they can be automatically routed to a mailbox before
printing and you can decide which ones you need a hard copy of.
• Can broadcast faxes to as many as 300 destinations
(or 1,000 with optional MX-PB11).
(or 500 with optional MX-PB11).
• Paperless faxing with inbound routing*3 lets you decide which faxes
to print.
• Flash memory prevents data loss in a power failure.
• Duplex faxing lets you scan and send two-sided documents and print
incoming faxes onto both sides of paper.
G3 14.4 Kbps
• Internet fax*2 with Direct SMTP support means that outgoing internet faxes
do not go via the mail server, making transmission faster and cheaper.
Preparation time
Transmission time
Finishing time
•PC-Fax*1/PC-Internet Fax*2 lets you send data directly from a PC to a fax
machine without printing to paper.
Super G3 33.6 Kbps
• Fax Destination Confirmation prevents transmission errors by letting
you reconfirm fax numbers before sending.
Automated fax finishing
A built-in duplex module saves resources by automatically printing
inbound faxes on both sides of the page; you can set the machine to
automatically make copies for distribution, and if you have the optional
finisher installed it will even staple multi-page faxes to keep them
organised.
for Every Busy Office
*1
PC-Fax requires optional MX-FXX2 and MX-PB10 or MX-PB11.
*2
PC-Internet Fax requires optional MX-FWX1 and MX-PB11.
*3
Requires optional MX-PB11.
Document
Management
SharpdeskTM
Powerful document management
Your new Sharp MFP can give you everything you need to manage your
Sharp OSA® (Open Systems Architecture)
document workflow. An optional 80 GB hard drive gives you plenty of
You can enhance the productivity of the MX-M503U, MX-M453U
space to save scanned files for future retrieval and you can even store
and MX-M363U still further, thanks to Sharp OSA (Open Systems
*1
and repeat entire print runs without recreating the job.
Up to 3,000 files or 20,000 pages*2 of copy, print, scan, and fax*3
data can then be filed in up to 1,000 shared, long-term storage
Architecture)*1 which lets 3rd party developers directly integrate the
MFP with your business applications. There are three optional modules:
• Application Integration Module (MX-AMX1) – lets users add data
in folders, and up to 1,000 files or 10,000 pages placed in
to scanned documents before sending them directly to applications
temporary storage for repeating jobs without having to recreate
for processing and archiving.
*2
them. To access them, simply make a selection from the LCD panel and
enter your PIN.
• Application Communication Module (MX-AMX2) - lets remote
applications create, configure, and execute scanning and printing
Easy document management with Sharpdesk
jobs on the MFP.
™
Sharpdesk document management software option is a desktop-based
solution that’s capable of handling more than 200 different file formats.
• External Account Module (MX-AMX3) - tracks usage by
individuals and workgroups and restricts usage according to
It lets you browse, sort, search and share files as well being able to
individual access rights.
create documents that combine scanned and operator-created data.
• Intuitive desktop display features thumbnail viewing.
*1
Requires optional MX-PB11
• Sharpdesk Imaging provides annotation tools for
*2
easured using Sharp’s standard chart (A4 with 6% coverage, B/W). The Quick File Folder
M
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.
*3
F or fax and Internet fax jobs, only transmitted data (not received faxes) can be saved in the
Document Filing function.
paper-free proofreading.
• Sharpdesk Composer combines different types of files into a
single document.
• Optical character recognition converts documents into editable
text files.
• Output zone distributes files to e-mail, printers and
other applications.
• File search allows searching by file name, keyword or thumbnail.
QUICK FILE
FOLDER
COPY
PRINT
SCAN
FAX
PC-FAX
RESEND
REPRINT
MAIN
FOLDER
Processed Job Data
Save to HDD
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U High Performance Black & White Multifunction Systems
CUSTOM
FOLDER
Reuse
Printer
Administration
Utility
Remote
Front Panel
Integrated device management
Like all Sharp MFPs, the MX-M503U, MX-M453U and MX-M363U are
Network utility software
easy to configure and support, and multiple devices can be managed
Sharp’s Printer Administration Utility (PAU), supplied as standard,
from a single remote location. The result is minimum time and effort for
makes the configuration of printers and MFPs quicker and easier than
maximum work efficiency.
ever before. With PAU, you can monitor any SNMP-compliant printer
Web-based system settings
Administrators can configure important system settings such as address
book control, document filing management, and operator access
control from across the network as well as from the front control panel.
Access control
You can keep control of running costs by restricting who can use the
MFP and for what purpose, giving permission to carry out long print or
copy runs to specific individuals only, for example.
Access and usage rights can be set up for different workgroups and
departments, with further control achieved through the configuration
of up to 1,000* password-protected user accounts with customised
settings.
Remote diagnosis
The MX-M503U, MX-M453U and MX-M363U can be monitored
remotely through a web browser and conditions such as ‘Low Toner’
will appear on the MFP’s web page. In addition, features such as E-Mail
Status and Alert will automatically create and send email alerts when
corrective action or maintenance is required.
on the network, without ever leaving your desk and enjoy complete,
real-time control of your printer fleet through any standard web
browser. Error-reporting, technical support, driver installation, printer
configuration: everything is easier and more accessible.
Another network utility, Sharp Printer Status Monitor, lets people
check the MFP’s operating status, toner levels, paper supplies and
features before they start a job, as well as displaying an icon on the
desktop when the work has been completed and the documents are
ready for collection.
Device cloning for rapid deployment
It is quick and easy to deploy Sharp MFPs. Simply set up the first one,
copy its settings and then transfer the entire configuration to each
additional machine via a web browser. For extra convenience, you can
edit the settings before transferring them.
Remote operation for easier support
The remote access interface saves time and effort while minimising
downtime by letting your support staff view and operate the MFP’s
control panel without leaving their desks. The support technician simply
opens a web browser and either fixes the problem directly or gives
step-by-step training to the operator to achieve the same result.
* Requires optional MX-PB11. Without MX-PB11: 200 users.
for Every Busy Office
Secure
Network
Access
Data
Security Kit
Industry-leading multi-layer security
The MX-M503U, MX-M453U and MX-M363U safeguard sensitive data
with powerful encryption technology and advanced security features,
At a glance
such as a secure network card and an optional Data Security Kit, that
•Optional Data Security Kit encrypts data on the hard disk and internal
memory, removing it safely and completely after use.
provide multiple levels of network and data security.
•Secure Network Card provides network port and protocol management
to prevent direct connection and access by unauthorised users.
Secure Network Access
•Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and IPsec encrypts data communications to
prevent data leakage through the network.
An intelligent network interface provides a secure firewall to the MFP,
•Encrypted PDF with password protection prevents unauthorised viewing
preventing unauthorised access to configuration and network settings.
of confidential image data.
Access can be controlled at three levels:
•Supports IEEE 802.1X standard for port based network control.
•IP address filtering, which limits access to a select number of
•User authentication requires logging into the machine with passwords
predefined addresses
for machine access.
•MAC address filtering, which limits access to specific PCs regardless
•Confidential data storage and printing protects sensitive information by
requiring the user to enter a PIN code before the documents are produced.
of their IP address
•Secure data storage for Document Filing*1 - all data that goes through
•TCP/IP services blocking, which block specific communications
the hard disk is encrypted, while passwords used in the Advanced Filing
protocols and gives administrators the ability to close vulnerable
function ensure solid security.*2
ports and disable the embedded home page of the device.
Data Security Kit
*1
Requires optional MX-PB11
*2
Password Protection is provided as standard. Encryption is optional.
Digital copiers, printers and MFPs can retain hundreds of pages of
confidential information from previous jobs on their hard disks or
internal memory. To protect this information from unauthorised access,
the optional Data Security Kit automatically encrypts the data or
securely erases it on completion of the job. It also encrypts the
address book.
Macintosh
Windows® 98/Me
Windows® 2000/XP/Vista/7
(10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T)
COPY
DATA
PRINT
DATA
SCAN
DATA
TOP
SECRET
FAX
DATA
ERASED
Unknown IP or
Mac addresses will
be denied access
Data Encryption
Data Erase
The data generated for each job is automatically
erased once that job is finished
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U High Performance Black & White Multifunction Systems
Finishing
Options
Connectivity
Options
MX-M503U/MX-M453U/MX-M363U - Options
2. MX-FN10 + MX-PNX5A/C/D
1. MX-FNX9 + MX-PNX1A/C/D
7. MX-TRX2
or
12. MX-FXX2
5. MX-RBX3
11. MX-LCX1
Picture shown with MX-TU11 option.
6. MX-TU11
3. MX-FN11
4. MX-PNX6A/C/D
8. MX-DEX9
9. MX-DEX8
10. MX-DK131
Finishing
Base Unit
Connectivity Board
1. MX-FNX9 Finisher
A3 to B5 (offset/staple), A3W to A5R (non offset)
Offset tray (upper): max. 500-sheet paper capacity*1
Stapling capacity: max. 50-sheet multi-position staple*1
Staple position: 3 locations (front, rear or 2 point stitching)*1
8. MX-DEX9 Stand with 2 x 500 Sheet Paper Drawers
A3 to B5R, 500 sheets each (80 g/m2) for lower and upper trays
MX-SMX3 Expansion Memory Board (1GB)
9. MX-DEX8 Stand with 500 Sheet Paper Drawer
A3 to B5R, 500 sheets (80 g/m2)
10.MX-DK131 Cabinet
Optional Punch Module for MX-FNX9
MX-PNX1A - 2 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX1C - 4 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX1D - 4 Hole Wide Punch Module
11.MX-LCX1 3,500 Sheet Large Capacity Tray
A4 or B5, 3,500 sheets (80 g/m2)
12.MX-FXX2 Fax Expansion Kit
Super G3 fax module
MX-FWX1 Internet Fax Expansion Kit*3
Scanning
MX-NSX1 Network Scanner Expansion Kit
AR-SU1 Stamp Unit
Marks already scanned documents for checking
Optional Punch Module for MX-FN10
MX-PNX5A - 2 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX5C - 4 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX5D - 4 Hole Wide Punch Module
Sharpdesk™ Licenses
3. MX-FN11 High Capacity Finisher (4,000-Sheet)
A3 to B5 (offset/staple), A3W to A5R (non staple/offset)
Upper tray max. 1,550 sheets capacity*1
Lower tray max. 2,450 sheets capacity*1
Stapling capacity: max. 50-sheet multi position staple*1
Staple position: 3 locations (front, rear or 2 point stitching)*1
1,213 mm
515 mm*
670 mm
127 mm
615 mm
1,627 mm
* 645 mm with tray extended.
370 mm
Shown with options.
5. MX-RBX3 Paper Pass Unit
Required when using MX-FN10 or MX-FN11
for Every Busy Office
MX-USX1 x 1 user
MX-US10 x 10 users
MX-USA0 x 100 users
MX-USX5 x 5 users
MX-US50 x 50 users
Security
4. Optional Punch Module for MX-FN11
MX-PNX6A - 2 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX6C - 4 Hole Punch Module
MX-PNX6D - 4 Hole Wide Punch Module
7. MX-TRX2 Exit Tray Unit
MX-PB10 Printer Expansion Kit
MX-PB11 Printer Expansion Kit with HDD
MX-PKX1 PS3 Expansion Kit Enables PostScript printing
MX-PUX1 XPS Expansion Kit (MX-SMX3 is required)
AR-PF1 Barcode Font Kit
Faxing
2. MX-FN10 Saddle Stitch Finisher (1,000-Sheet)
A3 to B5 (offset/staple), A3W to A5R (non offset)
Offset tray (upper): max.1,000-sheet paper capacity*1
Stapling capacity: max. 50-sheet multi-position staple*1
Staple position: 3 locations (front, rear or 2 point stitching)*1
Saddle stitch tray (lower): 10 sets (11-15 sheets), 15 sets (6-10
sheets), 20 sets (1-5 sheets). 15 sheets max per set.
6. MX-TU11 Exit Tray Cabinet Unit
Printing
A4 or smaller, 80g/m2
Available at a later date
*3
Requires MX-PB11
Sharp OSA®
*1
*2
MX-FR14U Data Security Kit Commercial Version
for HDD Model *3
MX-FR14 Data Security Kit Common Criteria Certified
for HDD Model *3
MX-FR15U - Data Security Kit Commercial Version
for non-HDD model
MX-FR15 - Data Security Kit Common Criteria Certified*2
for non-HDD model
Some options may not be
available in some areas
MX-AMX1 Application Integration Module*3
MX-AMX2 Application Communication Module*3
MX-AMX3 External Account Module*3
MX-M503U/MX-M453U
MX-M363U
Specifications
Digital Multifunctional System
General
Document Filing (optional MX-PB11 required)
Document filing capacity
Main and custom folders: 38GB, 20,000 pages*6 or 3,000 files
Quick file folder: 12GB, 10,000 pages*6 or 1,000 files
Stored jobs
Copy, print, scan, fax transmission*7
Storage folders
Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)
Confidential storage
Password protection
Engine speed (max.) A4
A3
MX-M503U
50 ppm/cpm
22 ppm/cpm
MX-M453U
45 ppm/cpm
20 ppm/cpm
MX-M363U
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*1
Less than 20 sec.
Memory (Copier) Standard 320MB
(Printer) Standard 1GB, Maximum 2GB
Optional 80GB HDD*2
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 670 x 953 mm
Weight (approx.)
95 kg
Copier Original paper size
First copy time*3 (sec)
MX-M503U
3.9
MX-M453U
MX-M363U
Continuous copy
Resolution (max.)
Gradation
Zoom range
Preset copy ratios
3.9
4.6
Max. 999 copies
600 x 600 dpi
Equivalent to 256 levels
25 to 400% (25 to 200% using RSPF) in 1% increments
10 ratios (5R/5E)
Network Printer (optional MX-PB10 or MX-PB11 required)
Resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Interface
USB 2.0
10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS*8
Standard: Windows NT® 4.0 SP5 or later, Windows Server® 2003/2008,
Windows® 98/Me/2000/XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7
Optional: Mac OS 9.0 – 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11,
10.5 - 10.5.8, 10.6 - 10.6.2
Network protocols*8
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 emulation
Option*9: PS3 emulation, XPS
Available fonts
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*10
Max. A3
Modem speed
Transmission resolution
Recording width
Memory
Grey scale levels
33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback
Standard: 203.2 x 97.8 dpi
Super Fine: 406.4 x 391 dpi
A3 to A5
8MB flash memory
Equivalent to 256 levels
Network Scanner (optional MX-NSX1 required)
Scan method
Push scan (via control panel)
Resolution100, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
File formats
TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, XPS*4
Scanner utility
Sharpdesk
Scan destinations
Scan to e-mail, desktop, FTP server, network folder (SMB), USB memory*5
* 1: At rated voltage. May vary depending on machine conditions and operating environments. * 2: Optional MX-PB11 required. HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status. * 3: Best achieved time based on
A4 copy, long-edge feeding from 1st paper drawer, using document glass, when machine is ready. May vary depending on machine conditions and operating environment. * 4: To view XPS files on PCs not running Windows
Vista, you must have the XPS Viewer application installed.* 5: Scan to USB memory is standard (MX-NSX1 is not required). * 6: 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.*7: Optional MX-FXX2 required.*8: Optional MX-PKX1 required for
Mac OS and EtherTalk. *9: PS requires optional MX-PKX1. XPS requires optional MX-PUX1 and MX-SMX3 (1GB). *10: 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.
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