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"Outstanding Network Device
Management Utility”
Award 2009
"Best Device Management
& Integration Technology for
MFP Series" Award 2009
"Most Secure MFP Range"
Award 2009-6th
Consecutive Year
"4 ½ Star Outstanding
Rating" Award 2009
In today’s fast-paced business environment, you need to operate at peak efficiency. And
with Sharp’s MX-M260 and MX-M310 Document Systems, you’ll be able to raise office
productivity to a whole new level. With enhanced versatility, the MX-M260/M310 Document
Systems deliver everything your business needs to get ahead offering 26/31-ppm copying
and printing, convenient networking, and integrated multifunction capabilities. These
Document Systems are ideal for busy departments and workgroups. Available features
include a 100-sheet reversing document feeder, auto duplexing, 1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced)
laser output, and a large 8.1" (measured diagonally) touch-screen LCD display that makes
operation easy and intuitive. New micro-fine toner technology offers sharp, high-quality
images page after page. And best of all, the modular design makes it easy to add
functionality to adapt to your changing business needs. Optional multifunction capabilities
include PCL® 6 and Postscript® 3™ compatible network printing, network scanning and
Super G3 faxing. Embedded software delivers easy-to-use web-based management tools
as well as state-of-the-art security features that help your business protect intellectual
property and meet regulatory compliance.
Sharp’s MX Monochrome Series workgroup
Document Systems offer advanced features to
enhance productivity and improve workflow
100-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder
Mixed size original detection 1
Detects mixed letter/legal or lateral feed letter sized originals.
Some features require optional equipment.
ID Card Shot feature conveniently copies both sides of an ID card onto a
single sheet of paper
Automatic trayless duplex copying and printing
Electronic sorting
JBIG speed-enhanced PC printing system
New micro-fine toner technology
USB-2.0 Interface
1,100-sheet standard paper capacity expandable to 2,100 sheets
100-sheet multi-sheet bypass tray
Integrated Super G3 Fax Option
Optional 500-sheet compact inner finisher
IPv6 support and advanced network security 2
Integrated network scanning option with available Application Integration
Optional Data Security Kit
Large 8.1" (measured diagonally) touch-screen LCD display for
easy operation
Additional features include Job Build, Stream Feeding, Booklet Copy,
Dual Page Copy, Margin Shift, Multi-Shot Copy, 100 Department Codes,
Job Programs, Edge Erase, Image Reversal, XY Zoom, Image Rotation
High-performance features help maximize efficiency
for busy workgroups
On-line paper capacity stores up to 2,100 sheets with options.
Enhanced Paper Handling
The MX-M260/M310 Document Systems were designed with advanced paper-handling capabilities
to help maximize productivity. With a fast 26/31-ppm copy/print speed, standard 100-sheet RSPF,
electronic sorting, and auto-duplex capability, these versatile Document Systems take the hassle out
of the most complex jobs. The large 8.1" (measured diagonally) touch-screen LCD display simplifies
operation with easy, step-by-step guidance—so using the MX-M260/M310 is virtually effortless.
Convenient ID Card Shot
The Sharp MX-M260/M310 can duplicate both sides of an ID or insurance card by holding the
first side of the card in memory and then capturing the reverse side. Automatically, both sides are
duplicated onto one side of paper—minimizing resources and saving valuable time through
improved workflow efficiency.
Scan side 1
Flip over and
scan side 2
The Card Shot feature conveniently copies both sides of an
ID or insurance card onto a single sheet of paper.
Quick and Easy Sets
Produce multiple-page handouts for meetings and presentations with the Job Build feature. Just
program the MX-M260/M310 through the touch-screen LCD display and walk away. Job Build can
accommodate and output up to 500 sheets. And with the optional 500-sheet compact inner finisher
you can give your printed documents a professional look and feel.
Crisp, High-Quality Imaging
With standard PC printing up to 1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced) resolution, the MX-M260/M310
Document Systems produce incredibly crisp text and razor-sharp images. Sharp’s host-based
print controller utilizes JBIG compression, which reduces the job’s file size and speeds up image
processing. A standard USB-2.0 interface provides flexible connection to your PC. Additional
time-saving features that help maximize productivity for busy workgroups include N-up Printing,
Fit-to-Page, Automatic Duplexing and Sorting.
Increase network printing functionality and performance with
Sharp’s PCL6-compatible optional Print Controller.
Optional Network Printing
For even more performance and functionality, Sharp’s optional Print Controller with PCL® 6
compatibility and embedded networking provides 64 MB standard memory, 1200 x 600 dpi
(enhanced) resolution and 10/100 baseT networking for ultra-crisp network printing right from the
convenience of your desktop. Features such as Carbon Copy Print mode, cover pages, proof printing
and optional form/font downloads, enable you to produce professional, high-quality documents.
Scan to E-mail
Scan to Desktop
Scan to URL
Scan to FTP
User-friendly features help increase document
workflow efficiency and productivity to optimize
day-to-day operations
Scan, Save and Send
Transform the MX-M260/M310 Document Systems into centralized document distribution
hubs with the optional Network Scanning Kit. Advanced features include Scan to E-mail, Scan
to Desktop, Scan to FTP, and Scan to URL. Scanning allows you to minimize costs associated
with couriers and send documents instantly for optimum efficiency. Documents can be saved
in today’s most widely used file formats including PDF and TIFF. For added security, the Sharp
MX-M260/M310 supports User Authentication, so you can restrict network scan access to
authorized users.
Built-in LDAP Support
Need to send your scanned document but don’t know the recipient’s address? Integrated LDAP
(Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) support automatically locates the address for you. Just
enter the first few characters of the recipient’s name, and a list is displayed. It’s that simple!
Intelligent Application Integration
To help you manage your workflow, Sharp’s optional Application Integration Module (MX-AMX1)
enables you to add information fields to your scanned documents, thereby automating tasks that
once took several steps. This information is passed along with your document to an integrated
application, enabling you to initiate your workflow right from the MX-M260/M310 Document
Systems touch-screen control panel.
With the MX-M260/M310 Document Systems Network Scanning
Kit with LDAP, users only need to enter the first few characters
of the destination e-mail address.
Advanced versatility with Super G3 fax functionality
Speedy Super G3 Faxing
Reduce extra peripherals and costly consumables with the optional Super G3 Fax Module. The
MX-M260/M310 Document Systems double as powerful workgroup facsimiles with lightning-fast
speed. With advanced features including Duplex Scanning, F-Code Communication, and LedgerSize Reception, the MX-M260/M310 can easily keep up with the requirements of busy workgroups.
Designed for moderate-to-heavy usage, you can easily broadcast up to 200 destinations, as well as
store up to 500 auto-dial numbers—all of which can be managed through the intuitive touchscreen display.
The optional Super G3 Fax module provides high-speed
facsimile functions in a powerful LAN environment.
The Super G3 Fax Module also provides powerful LAN faxing allowing you to send a fax right from
your desktop PC! With an intuitive user interface, sending a fax from your desktop is as easy as
printing—just select SEND and you’re done!
Get on the fast track in today’s competitive business
environment with Sharp’s powerful and dynamic
MX Monochrome Series
Printer Administration Utility.
Sharp’s Powerful Administration Utility Suite
To help you manage all of the MX-M260/M310 leading-edge features, Sharp developed the
Administration Utility Suite, a suite of integrated, easy-to-use tools that simplify everything from
installation and monitoring to operating and tracking your Document System.
• The MFP Home Page provides centralized, web-based management for administrators and
users. Administrators can control device configuration, network settings, IP filtering and protocol
control—without ever leaving their desk. Users have the ability to manage
scan destinations and profiles, as well as access custom web links such as
My Sharp™, a dedicated customer-care website that offers resources
and information specific to your MFP.
Embedded Web Page.
• Printer Administration Utility (PAU), designed primarily for IT Managers and administrators,
simplifies printer installation and configuration. This robust utility also allows administrators to
remotely monitor any SNMP-compliant printer on the network—regardless of the manufacturer,
enabling all printers to be managed through one single interface.
• For desktop users, Printer Status Monitor’s easy-to-use interface allows you to view the print
queue and printer conditions—paper levels, toner and more—before you send your job to print.
• To enhance system reliability and maximize uptime, Sharp’s Remote E-mail Diagnostics (R.E.D.)
enables IT Managers and Authorized Sharp Dealers to automatically receive e-mails regarding
operation and performance of their Document System.
Intuitive desktop display features thumbnail viewing and file
search allows searching by file name, keyword, or thumbnail.
Sharpdesk Software
Convenient Document Management at Your Command — Powerful. Flexible. Intuitive. Designed to
work seamlessly across Sharp’s entire line of document imaging systems, Sharpdesk software
enables you to integrate scanned documents into your daily workflow. The user-friendly interface
allows you to view document thumbnails in over 200 file formats. Advanced features help you
organize, edit—even combine scanned files—for maximum productivity.
Innovative document and device protection
"Most Secure MFP Range"
Award 2009 - 6th
Consecutive Year
As a leader in office equipment security, Sharp makes it easier for any business or government
entity to safely deploy digital copying, printing, scanning and faxing.*
Account Codes
Account management enables administrators to control access to the MX-M260/M310 functions
(Copy, Scan, Fax, and Print) and to monitor the usage.
Helps keep documents confidential
To help protect your printed documents from unauthorized viewing, the MX-M260/M310 support
IPPS/HTTPS protocol and offer confidential printing that requires users to enter a PIN code in order
to print a queued document.*
Network scanning access
To help protect your network from unauthorized e-mail communications, the MX-M260/M310 support
user authentication, requiring users to login before performing any network scanning operations.*
Control device access over the network*
To help restrict access to the device over the network, the MX-M260/M310 offer Secure Socket
Layer (SSL Encryption), IPv6 and IPsec, IP/MAC Address Filtering, Protocol Enable/Disable and Port
Management for maximum security.*
Secure Data Erase
To help protect your data, Sharp’s optional Data Security Kit erases the memory in the
MX-M260/M310 by overwriting the document data, offering an unprecedented level of assurance.
Tracking and auditing information
Legislation and industry policies require companies to be more aware of information flow from
their offices. Sharp offers additional hardware/software which allows users to control, access and
track usage of each device on the network.
These scalable security offerings aim to protect your intellectual property, preserve confidential
information and help your business to meet regulatory requirements, such as the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB). For additional
information visit:
Sharp’s Environmental Leadership
As a testiment to our commitment to the evironment, Sharp was a former recipient of the
Excellence in Partnership Green Contractor Award and the Evergreen Award from the U.S.
Government’s General Services Administration and the Coalition for Government Procurement.
The Green Contractor Award recognizes contractors that have made the best overall commitment
to the environment by offering environmentally friendly products and services or adhering to
environmentally sound manufacturing procedures.
The Evergreen Award identifies environmentally-friendly businesses and their efforts
in recycling and waste reduction practices. Please visit to
learn more about our environmental leadership.
Toner Recycling Program
Some features require optional equipment.
As part of our commitment to preserving the environment, Sharp offers customers a toner
recycling program for all Sharp copiers and MFP products. Sharp encourages customers to recycle
their used Sharp toner cartridges by providing a pre-paid shipping label for their return to our
facility. Please visit to learn more.
MX-M260/M310 Document System Main Specifications
Digital Multifunction System
Standard Functions Copy, PC Print
Optional Functions Network Printing, Network Scanning, Super G3
Fax, Application Integration 1
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
26/31 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11")
18/24 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11"R)
16/20 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 14")
14/17 copies per minute (11" x 17")
Continuous Copy Maximum 999 copies
First Copy Out Time MX-M260: 4.8 seconds2
MX-M310: 4.5 seconds2
Warm Up Time
MX-M260: 23 seconds2
MX-M310: 25 seconds2
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
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: 15-28 lb. standard or recycled
bond, or 21-28 lb. special paper.
Bypass (single-sheet feed tray): 14-34 lb.
standard or recycled bond paper, OHP, labels,
and thick paper up to 54 lb.
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).
Memory (total)
32 MB total, up to 1,056 MB option
Copy Resolution
Scan: 400 dpi; Copy output: 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
Output Tray
Main output tray 500 sheets (face down),
100 sheets in optional Job Separator Tray, and
500 sheets in optional inner finisher (output tray
is user selectable)
Power Requirement AC 120 V, 60 HZ, 12 Amps
Maximum 1450 W, pre-heat 90 W,
sleep mode 1.2 W
Approximately 114 pounds
Approximately 24¾" (w) x 25" (d) x 31¼" (h)
JBIG Speed-Enhanced Printer Function (standard)
Sharp SPLC host-based with JBIG compression
600 dpi, 1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced)
Print Speed
15 pages per minute (single print mode),
26/31 pages per minute (ROPM mode)
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows 2000,
Windows Vista™, and Windows Vista x64
Two sided printing, N-up printing, paper source
selection, output tray selection, fit to page, image
adjustment, watermarks, smoothing, photo
enhancement, and ROPM
PC Interface
USB 2.0 port
PCL 6 Network Print Controller (optional)
PCL® 6 (XL)/PCL5e compatible
1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced), 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Print Speed
26/31 pages per minute
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows 2000,
Windows Vista, and Windows Vista x64, Windows
Server® 2003/x64, Windows Server® 2008/x64,
Sun™ Solaris 2.3 to 2.5/2.6, HP-UX 9.x/10.x, AIX
4.xx, BSD Linux, Unix®, Novell® Netware®
3.x/4.x/5.x/6.0, MAC OS, MAC OS® 9.0-9.22,
OSX 10.2.8, 10.3.9,10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.6
Print driver, Printer Status Monitor, Printer
Administration Utility, PC fax driver 1
64 MB standard, expandable to 320 MB
300 MHz RISC Processor
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 1
Hardware Interface RJ-45 Ethernet connection
10/100 BaseT
Network Protocols TCP/IP for Windows, IPV4/IPV6, Apple®/
Macintosh®, and Unix environments, IPX/SPX
for Novell environments, and AppleTalk® for
Macintosh® environments
Printing Protocols PServer/RPrint for Netware environments,LPR,
IPP, PAP (Ethertalk®, Appletalk®), FTP, NetBeui,
Raw Port 9100, HTTP, HTTPS, POP3 1
Network Security IP/Mac Address Filtering, protocol enable/disable,
SSL Encryption, IPsec 1
Network Scanning Kit (optional) 1
Flat bed monochrome scanning system
Original Feed
Platen/document feeder, simplex/duplex
with RSPF
200 dpi, 300 dpi, 600 dpi
Image Format
Scan Destinations E-mail, Desktop, FTP, URL
Destination Profiles Up to 200
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Super G3 Fax Kit (optional)
Transmission Mode Super G3, G3
Modem Speed
33.6 KBPS 3
Scanning Method Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book
Max. Transmit
400 dpi (ultra-fine)
Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG 3,4
Auto Dialing
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
500-sheet x 1 drawer paper feed unit
500-sheet x 2 drawers paper feed unit
Inner Finisher
Job Separator Tray
Exit Tray Unit (Requires MX-FN13 Inner Finisher)
PCL6 Compatible Network Print Controller
with network interface
Network Scanning Kit 1
Postscript ® 3™ Compatible Expansion Kit 1
Super G3 Fax Kit
8 MB fax upgrade memory
Application Integration Module1
Commercial Data Security Kit (MX-M260)
Commercial Data Security Kit (MX-M310)
Bar Code Font Kit 1
Digital Power Filter
High Stand (use with 2-tray configuration)
Low Stand (use with 3 or 4-tray configuration)
Toner Cartridge
Drum Cartridge
Some features 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.
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700 characters, letter size in standard resolution.
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