Sharp | MX-M283 | Specification Sheet | Sharp MX-M283 Specification Sheet

Precision engineered to help increase workflow efficiency and provide exceptional image quality,
Sharp’s MX Monochrome Series workgroup document systems take you to the next level in MFP
performance and productivity. A large, high resolution touch-screen color display with graphical
menu navigation and a full-size retractable keyboard to simplify data entry are just two of the
many advanced features offered by these models. The powerful true multi-tasking controller enables
MX Monochrome Series users to save time and money while producing professional documents inhouse—robust performance that is also economical. Sharp’s advanced device management makes
it easy to control usage and costs. With the latest Sharp OSA® development platform, integration
with network applications has never been easier. And, to safeguard the confidentiality of your
intellectual property, Sharp’s industry leading security suite is second to none.
• A powerful true multi-tasking
document system
• Large, high resolution touch-screen color
display with graphical navigation (N models)
• Advanced second generation micro-fine toner
technology offers crisp, high quality images
page after page
• Standard 100-sheet duplex single pass
document feeder with color Scan 2 TM
technology (N models)
• 1200 x 1200 dpi printing provides clear,
crisp images, even on jobs with fine detail
(N models)
• Industry leading ImageSENDTM function
scans documents to USB devices, network
folders, E-mail and more (N models)
• Standard PCL®6/PCL5e printing system
with direct print function and available
Postscript ® 3TM and Windows® XPS options
(N models)
• Supports Sharp’s latest award-winning
multi-level document and network security
suite, which conforms to the new IEEE2600TM - 2008 security standard for
MFP devices*
• Environmentally-friendly design offers low
power consumption, long-life parts and is
supported by Sharp’s toner recycling program
* Some features may require optional equipment.
Award-winning Retractable Keyboard
Offers Added Convenience
For workgroups that perform a significant
amount of data entry, the MX Monochrome
Series document systems include a standard
retractable keyboard (N models). Designed to
simplify E-mail address and subject line entries,
as well as repetitive scanning tasks and user
authentication, the built-in keyboard offers users
a familiar ergonomic interface.
The Flexibility and Performance You Need
With a large 8.5" (diagonally measured)
high-resolution touch-screen color
display (N models) and a powerful true
multi-tasking controller, the MX-M503/
M453/M363/M283 workgroup document systems
can help elevate your office productivity to the
next level.
Designed with a Strong Commitment
to Protecting the Environment
The MX Monochrome Series document systems
utilize Sharp’s second generation micro-fine
toner technology, which offers a
lower consumption rate than
conventional toners. This
also results in less
packaging material and
longer replacement intervals.
Additionally, all Sharp supplies
are packaged using fully
recyclable materials.
Reliability Your Business Can Depend On
Sharp’s MX Monochrome workgroup document
systems deliver professional performance and
optimal productivity to satisfy your daily
production needs. Copy/print speeds up 50 ppm
help you to meet project deadlines with time to
spare. The flexible paper handling system can
feed up to 110 lb index stock through the paper
trays. With available on-line paper capacity of
up to 5,600 sheets, the MX Monochrome Series
is ready when you are.
24/7 Training with My Sharp
Managing all of the advanced features of your
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This dedicated customer training website is
customized to your MX-M503/M453/M363/M283
and allows you to locate resources and find
information specific to your configuration, truly
helping you maximize your investment.
Main Specifications
MX-M503N/M453N/ Includes 8.5" Color Display, Standard Copying, PCL6 Network
Printing, Network Color Scanning, Document Filing, 100-sheet
DSPF (except MX-M283N), Auto Duplex, 2 x 500-sheet Paper
drawers, 100-sheet Bypass tray & 80GB Hard Drive.
MX-M503U/M453U/ Includes 8.1" Mono Display, Standard Copying, 100-Sheet RSPF,
Auto Duplex, 2 x 500-sheet paper drawers, 100-sheet Bypass tray
Multi-Function digital document system
Copy, print, network print, network scan, document filing and fax2
Copy System
Dry electrostatic transfer/Dual component developer/Magnetic brush
development/OPC drums/Heat Roller fusing/Xenon lamp exposure
Sheets and bound documents
Max Original Size 11" x 17"
Copy Size
Min. 5 ½" x 8 ½", Max. 11 "x 17"
Copy Speed
MX-M503N/U 50 ppm; MX-M453N/U 45 ppm;
MX-M363N/U 36 ppm; MX-M283N 28 ppm (8 ½" x 11")
Multiple Copy
Max. 999 copies
First Copy Time
MX-M503 MX-M453 MX-M363 MX-M283
Platen Glass 3.9 sec
3.9 sec
4.6 sec
4.6 sec
9.3 sec
9.3 sec
10.1 sec
10.1 sec
8.8 sec
8.8 sec
9.5 sec
Warm Up Time
20 Seconds or less
25% to 400% in 1% increments (RSPF/DSPF 25%-200%)
Original Feed
100-Sheet RSPF: MX-M503U/M453U/M363U/M283N
100-Sheet DSPF: MX-M503N/M453N/M363N
Scan Speed
RSPF Copy: Up to 50 IPM @ 600 x 400 dpi; 36 IPM @ 600 x
600 dpi / DSPF Copy: Up to 70 IPM @ 600 x 300 dpi.
RSPF Scan: Up to 50 IPM @ 200 x 200 dpi / DSPF Scan: Up
to 70 IPM @ 200 x 200 dpi.
Original Sizes
5 ½" x 8 ½", 8 ½" x 11", 8 ½" x 11" R, 8 ½" x 14", 11" x 17"
Paper Feed System Standard: (2) 500-sheet drawers (letter/legal/ledger/statement) and
100-sheet bypass tray (letter/legal/ledger/statement/envelope).
Optional: (1) 500-sheet paper drawer (letter/legal/ledger/statement
size) or (2) 500-sheet paper drawers (letter/legal/ledger/statement
size) and 3500-sheet large capacity tray (letter size).
Paper Types
Paper drawers/Bypass tray: 16 lb. bond -110 lb. index; other
paper types include plain, pre-printed, recycled, pre-punched,
letterhead and color paper.
Bypass tray also supports: 13-16 lb. bond (thin paper), 20-24 lb.
bond (Monarch/Com-10 envelope), tab paper (letter size only);
other types include label paper and OHP film.
Large capacity tray: 16-28 lb. bond.
Standard automatic duplex copying and printing
MX-M503/M453: 667 MHZ, MX-M363/M283: 533 MHZ
RJ-45 Ethernet (10/100/1000Base-T), USB 2.0 host/device
Copy: 640MB (320MB U models); Print/scan: 1GB
Hard Disk Drive
80GB; 38GB for document filing system (N models)
Copy Resolution
Scan: B&W/color: 600 dpi; Copy Output: B&W: 1200 dpi
(N models)
Exposure Control
Modes: Automatic Text, Text/Photo, Text/Printed-Photo, PrintedPhoto, Photo, Map. Settings: auto or 9 step manual.
256 gradations/2 levels (monochrome)
Copy Features
Scan-Once Print-Many, electronic sorting, offset-stacking, Auto
Paper Sensing (APS), Auto Magnification Sensing (AMS), auto
tray switching, rotation copy, reserve copy, tandem copy, book
copy, margin shift, tab-paper insertion, edge erase, center erase,
dual page copy, cover pages, insert pages, OHP insertion, job
build, card shot, multi-page enlargement, reverse image, blackwhite reversal, centering, proof copy, 2-in-1/4-in1, pamphlet,
photo repeat, document filing, account management, job
programs, date/character/page stamp.
Account Control
Up to 1000 users. Supports user-number authentication (on
device), login name/password (on device) or login
name/password (on device via LDAP server) for Copy, Print,
Scan, Fax and document management.
Output Tray
Main output tray (top) 400 sheets (face down); optional exit tray
(right side) 100 sheets (face down)
Flash ROM with local (USB) and network update capability.
Web-based management system with user/administrator level login
security, cloning (1 to N) with PAU and remote front panel access
Service/Maintanence Remote front panel and remote service logs
AC 100-127 VAC, 60Hz, 12 Amps
Power consumption All models Approx. 1.44kW
All models Approx. 210 lbs.
All models Approx. 25 ½" (w) x 27 ½" (d) x 38" (h)
Network Printing System (standard on N models)
PCL® 6/PCL5e compatible, Optional Postscript ®3™, optional XPS
1200 dpi x 1200 dpi (N models), 600 dpi x 600 dpi (U models)
Print Speed
28/36/45/50 pages per minute depending on model (8½"x 11")
Print Drivers
Windows ® 7, X64, Windows 8, x64, 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 ®, 9.2.2, OS-X (including 10.2.8,
10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.5), all MAC PPD, UNIX, Linux.1
Continuous printing, duplex printing, pamphlet printing,
N-up printing, image rotation, different cover page/last page,
transparency inserts, tab printing, carbon copy print mode,
fit-to-page, poster print, margin shift, mirror image, watermarks,
overlay, confidential print, confidential batch print, print hold,
proof print, bypass printing, job priority printing, print job control,
tandem printing and direct printing 1
Direct Printing
File Types: TIFF, JPEG, PCL, PRN, TXT, PDF, Encrypted PDF,
High Compression PDF, Postscript and XPS2 Methods: FTP,
Web page, E-mail and USB memory
Resident Fonts
80 outline fonts
RJ-45 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T
Windows XP, 2003/2008 Server 2012 x64, Vista, Novell ®
Netware® 3x to 6x, MAC OS 9, OSX 10 to 10.5.6), Sun®
OS 4.1x, Solaris ® 2x, UNIX®, Linux®, SAP, AS400, Citrix ®
(Metaframe, Presentation Server 4, 4.5) and Windows
Terminal Services.
Network Protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC) SSL (HTTP, IPP, FTP), SNMPv3, 802.1x
for Windows and UNIX. LPD and LPR for UNIX. IPX/SPX® (Novell
environments). EtherTalk® and NetBEUI. AppleTalk® (Macintosh®).
Printing Protocols LPR, IPP, IPPS, PAP, Raw TCP (port 9100), FTP and Novell
Network Security
IP/Mac address filtering, protocol filtering, port management,
user authentication and document administration.
Security Standards IEEE-2600-2008, DoD (NSTISSP) #11, DoD 8500.2, DoD (DISA)1
Network Scanning System (standard on N models)
Max Original Size 11" x 17"
Optical Resolution 600 dpi
Output Modes
600 dpi, 400 dpi, 300 dpi, 200 dpi, 100 dpi
Scan Modes
Color, monochrome, grayscale
Image Formats
Monochrome: TIFF, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS 1
Color (N models only): Grayscale, Color TIFF, JPG, PDF, Encrypted
PDF, High Compression PDF,2 XPS 2
Monochrome Scanning: Uncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MR/MMR)
Color/Grayscale (N models only): JPG (high, medium, low), High
Compression PDF1, Internet FAX mode: MH/MMR (option)
Scan Destinations E-mail, Desktop, FTP, Folder (SMB), USB, Internet/G3 fax (options)
One-touch Dial
Up to 1000 (combined scan destinations)
Group Destinations Up to 500
Up to 48 (combined)
Max. Jobs in Memory Up to 94 (N models), up to 47 (U models)
Network Protocols TCP/IP, SSL (HTTP, SMTP, LDAP, FTP, POP3), SMB, ESMTP,
Network Security
E-mail server user authentication for LDAP and Active Directory
Sharpdesk ® document management software (1 user license)
Sharp OSA Platform Application Communication Module (MX-AMX2) Standard
B&W Super G3 Fax Kit (option)
Transmission Mode Super G3, G3
Modem Speed
33.6 KBPS 3
Scanning Method Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book
TX Resolution
400 dpi (max.)
Transmit Speed
Approximately 2 Seconds with Super G3/JBIG 4
Auto Dialing
Up to 1000 (combined scan destinations)
Group Dial
Up to 500
Inbound Routing
Forwards received fax data to E-mail
Long length Originals Up to 31.5" (for transmission)
Up to 48 (combined)
8 (exclusive)
256 levels
Quick on-line transmission, direct transmission, F-Code
transmission/reception, rotate transmission, anti-junk fax, staple
received faxes, secure fax release, out of paper reception, auto
redial, 2-in-1 reception, duplex reception TX reports, and PC fax.
Inner Finisher (option)
Built-in finisher (hole-punch unit option)
Output Capacity
500 sheets (letter/statement) or 250 sheets (ledger/legal size)
Stapling Media
Plain paper, (letter, legal, or ledger size)
Stapling Positions 1 front, 1 rear, or both
Power Source
Supplied from main unit
Up to 50 sheets (letter size) or 30 sheets (legal, ledger or mixed)
Stapled Sets
30 bundles or 500 sheets (letter or statement size) or 30
bundles or 250 sheets (legal or ledger size)
Hole Punching
Optional hole punch unit MX-PNX1B (2 holes/3 holes)
Approx: 28.7 lbs.
25 ¼" (w) x 29" (d) x 8 ¼" (h) (with tray extended)
Saddle Stitch Finisher (option)
Console finisher with dual exit trays (mounts on left side)
Output Trays
Upper tray: Offset stack tray
Lower tray: Book tray for saddle stitch
Output Capacity
1000 sheets (letter/statement size) or 500 sheets (legal, ledger
or letter-R size)
Up to 50 sheets (letter/statement), 25 sheets (legal, ledger, mixed)
Output Delivery
Face down
Stapling Media
Plain paper, letter/legal/ledger size or mixed
Stapling Positions 1 front, 1 rear, or both
Saddle Stitch
Center stitch/folding (2 staples) letter/legal/ledger paper sizes.
Up to 10 sets (11-15 sheets per set)/15 sets (6-10 sheets per
set)/20 sets, Max. Sets (1-5 sheets per set).
Power Consumption 70 W or less
Hole Punching
Optional hole punch unit MX-PNX5B (2 holes/3 holes)
Approx: 88.18 lbs.
26" (w) x 25" (d) x 39" (h) (with tray extended)
4K Stacking Finisher
Console stacking finisher with dual exit trays
Output Trays
Fixed position upper tray and offset stacking lower tray
Output Capacity
Upper tray: 1,550 sheets (letter size, non-stapled)
Lower tray: 2,450 sheets (letter size, non-stapled)
Three position; Up to 50 sheets (letter size)
Hole punching
Optional punch unit MX-PNX6B (2 hole/3 hole)
Power Consumption Approx: 140W
Approx: 97 lbs.
Approx: 20 ½" (w) x 25 ½" (d) x 43 ½" (h)
Optional Equipment
Stand/1 x 500 Sheet Paper Drawer
Stand/2 x 500 Sheet Paper Drawer
Rolling Cabinet Base
Large Capacity Tray (requires MX-DEX8 or MX-DEX9)
Inner Finisher
Saddle Stitch Finisher
4K Stacking Finisher
Paper Pass Unit (Required for MX-FN10 or MX-FN11)
3 Hole Punch Unit (for Inner Finisher)
3 Hole Punch (for Saddle Stitch Finisher)
3 Hole Punch Unit (for 4K Stacking Finisher)
Exit Tray Unit
Printer Expansion Kit (U models)
Printer Expansion Kit with Hard Drive (U models)
Postscript 3 Kit 1
XPS Expansion Kit (Requires MX-SHP1GBXPS)
1GB Memory Upgrade (Required for MX-PUX1)
Enhanced Scanner Compression Kit (N models only)
Internet Fax Kit 1
Fax Expansion Kit
Bar Code Font Kit 1
Application Integration Module 1
Application Communication Module 1
External Accounting Module 1
Network Scanner Expansion Kit
Commercial Data Security Kit for models with Hard Disk Drive
Commercial Data Security Kit for models w/o Hard Disk Drive
Black Toner Cartridge
Black Developer
Some features may require optional equipment.
May vary depending on product configuration, machine settings and operating
and/or environmental conditions.
Actual transmission speed and time will vary based on line conditions
Based on Sharp Standard Test Chart with approximately 700 characters,
letter size in standard resolution.
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