AR M 237
Copier Specifications AR-M237 IMAGER
Standard Functions:
Optional Functions:
Digital duplex copier-based MFP
Copy, PC Print
Network Printing, Network Scanning,
Super G3 Fax
Copy System:
Dry electrostatic transfer system
Sheets, bound documents
Original Size (Max):
11" x 17"
Copy Size:
Min. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Max. 11" x 17"
Copy Speed:
23 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11")
16 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11"R)
13 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 14")
12 copies per minute (11" x 17")
Continuous Copy:
Maximum 999 copies
First Copy Out Time: 4.8 seconds or less
Warm Up Time:
23 seconds or less
Zoom Range:
25% to 400% in 1% increments
(with RSPF 50%-200%)
Fixed Zoom Mode:
25%, 50%, 64%, 77%, 100%, 121%,
129%, 200%, 400%
Exposure System:
Fixed optical source, slit exposure
(stationary platen) with automatic exposure
Original Feed System: Standard: 100-sheet reversing single pass
document feeder (RSPF) with stream
feeding mode, mixed letter/legal size
original detection, and mixed (lateral feed)
letter/ledger original size detection.
Paper Feed System: Standard: (2) 500-sheet paper cassettes
Standard: (1) 100-sheet manual bypass tray
Optional: (1) 500-sheet paper feed unit or
(1) 1000-sheet paper feed unit (500 x 2)
Paper Type:
Paper Cassettes: 15-21 lb. standard or
recycled bond, or 21-28 lb. special paper.
Bypass Tray (multi-sheet feed): Up to 100
sheets 14-21 lb. standard or recycled bond
paper, up to 40 sheets for OHP film and
labels, up to 30 sheets for 21-54 lb. thick
paper, up to 5 sheets for envelopes (#10),
Bypass (single-sheet feed tray): 14-34 lb.
standard or recycled bond paper, OHP,
labels, and thick paper up to 54 lb.
Memory (total):
48 MB total (includes electronic sorting),
up to 1,024 MB option
Electronic Sort
Up to 100-sheet electronic sorting (shared
shared Function:
memory), group copy, rotation copy, 2-in-1
copy / 4-in-1 copy, edge erase, center
erase, and margin shift
Copy Resolution:
Scan: 600 dpi; Copy output: 1,200 dpi
Exposure Modes:
Super photo mode: 1,200 dpi, Photo
mode: 600 dpi, Auto exposure: 600 dpi
256 gradations/2 levels
Copy Features:
Scan-Once Print-Many, electronic sorting,
Auto Paper Sensing (APS), Auto
Magnification Sensing (AMS), auto tray
switching, manual zoom, job build, split
scan, booklet copy, multi-shot, reverse
image, cover page, department control,
job programs, auditor/coin vend ready,
toner save mode, and total counter
Department Control: 100 profiles
Job Programs:
10 profiles
Output Tray Capacity: Main output tray 500 sheets (face down),
100 sheets in optional Job Separator Tray,
and 1,000 sheets in optional finisher
(output tray is user selectable)
Offset Stacking:
Standard paper shifter for main output tray
Power Requirement: AC 120 V, 60 HZ, 12 Amps
Power Consumption: Maximum 1,400 W, pre-heat 90 W,
sleep mode 1 W
Approximately 112 pounds
24.5" (w) x 23.9" (d), x 30.9" (h)
s p e c i f i c a t i o n s
JBIG Speed-Enhanced Printer Function (standard)
AR-FN5N Finisher (optional)
Print Speed:
Stapler Function:
Operating Systems:
PC Interface:
Sharp SPLC host-based with
JBIG compression
600 dpi, 1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced)
15 pages per minute (single print mode),
23 pages per minute (ROPM mode)
Windows® 95/98/ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP
Two sided printing, N-up printing, paper
source selection, output tray selection,
fit to page, image adjustment, watermarks,
smoothing, photo enhancement, and ROPM
Standard: IEEE 1284 (ECP) parallel port,
USB 2.0 port
AR-P17 Print Controller (optional)
Print Speed:
Operating Systems:
PCL6 (XL), PCL5e, PS3 (optional)
1,200 dpi, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
23 pages per minute
Windows 95/98/ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP,
MAC OS 8.6 through 9.x, MAC OS 10.1
or later
Print driver, Printer Status Monitor,
Printer Administration Utility, PC fax driver 1
64 MB standard, expandable to 320 MB
RIP-Once Print-Many: Yes (managed by host machine)
Binding edge, N-up printing, different cover
page/last page, transparency inserts, carbon
copy print mode, continuous printing, overlay, fit to page, watermarks, PIN printing,
print hold, proof print, print auditor, print
smoothing, offset print, font/form downloads, and direct print function 2
PC Interface:
Standard: IEEE 1284 (ECP) parallel port,
USB 2.0 port
Network Support
Hardware Interface:
Network Operating
Network Protocols: 3
Printing Protocols: 3
Network Security:
RJ-45 Ethernet connection
10/100 BaseT
Windows 95/98/ME/XP Professional/
NT4.0/2000/2003 Server, Sun Solaris 2.3
to 2.5/2.6, HP-UX 9.x/10.x, AIX 4.x.x, BSD
Linux, Unix, Novell Netware 3.x/4.x/5.x/6.0,
TCP/IP for Windows, Novell,
Apple/Macintosh, and Unix environments,
IPX/SPX for Novell environments, and
AppleTalk for Macintosh® environments
LPR, IPP, Raw TCP (port 9100), HTTP,
Novell NDS/ PServer/Rprinter (Bindery)/
IP/Mac Address Filtering, protocol
AR-NS2 Network Scanning Kit (optional) 4
Flat bed monochrome scanning system
Original Feed System: Platen/document feeder, simplex/duplex
with RSPF feeds up to 39 opm
200 dpi, 300 dpi, 600 dpi
Image Format:
TIFF 6.0, ITU-T G3/G4 TIFF, G3/G4
single/multi-page PDF
Scan Destinations:
E-mail, Desktop, FTP, URL
Destination Profiles: Up to 200
Operating System:
Windows 95/98/ME, 2000, XP
Network Protocols:
TCP/IP (includes SMTP, LDAP, FTP)
Network Security:
E-mail server user authentication
Sharpdesk Document Management
Software (included)
Output Trays:
Output Capacity:
AR-FX7 Super G3 Fax Kit (optional)
Transmission Mode: Super G3, G3
Modem Speed:
33.6 KBPS 5
Compression Methods: JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Scanning Method:
Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book
Max. Transmit
400 dpi (ultra-fine)
Transmission Speed: Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG 5
Auto Dialing Methods: 500 auto dial/group dial destinations
Group Dialing:
Up to 200 destinations
Up to 200 destinations
8 profiles
Department Control: 100 profiles
2 MB standard/10 MB max. (8 MB option)
256 levels
Timer Functions:
Up to 50 jobs
F-Code transmission/reception, confidential
communication, quick on-line transmission,
anti-junk fax reception, out of paper
memory reception, and PC faxing
Optional Equipment
This machine has been tested for conformance with US
government Section 508 legislation regarding accessibility.
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Rev. 09/03C
500-sheet x 1 drawer paper feed unit
500-sheet x 2 drawers paper feed unit
1,000-sheet finisher/30 sheet stapler
Job Separator tray
PCL6 Print Controller with network interface
Postscript Level 3 Kit 3, 4
Network Scanning Kit 4, 6
Network Interface Card (protocol expansion)
Super G3 Fax Kit
8 MB fax upgrade memory
Bar Code Font Kit 4
Macro Font Flash ROM Kit 4
(available late 2003)
Low Stand (for use with 3 or
4-tray configuration)
High Stand (for use with 2-tray configuration)
Toner Cartridge
Drum Cartridge
Requires optional AR-FX7 Super G3 Fax Kit.
Requires AR-PK1N.
Certain network operating systems and protocols
may require optional AR-NC5J NIC; see your local
authorized Sharp dealer for details.
Requires AR-P17 Print Controller.
Based on ITU Test chart #1 in standard resolution,
actual transmission time will vary based on line conditions.
Requires 128 MB memory upgrade on AR-P17.
Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, SHARP has
determined that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
2 trays, face down
Lower tray: 1, 000 sheets (letter size),
Upper tray: 100 sheets
30 sheets maximum,
1 position front side corner
Approximately 41 pounds
15.5" (w) x 20.11" (d) x 21.25" (h)
Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1163