Sharp Digital Copier AR-M355N

Keep your business moving forward with Sharp's AR-M355N Digital ImagerTM workgroup MFPs. With powerful multitasking capabilities, the 35 page per minute document system will save you valuable time and dramatically increase office productivity. With advanced copy, print, scan, and fax functionality, you will spend less time at the office copier and more time on your business at hand. Additionally, the AR-M355N Imagers utilize a scalable design, which enables them to offer versatile document handling and finishing features, integrated software solutions, and built-in flexibility to make it easy for businesses to adopt a secure workflow that meets the needs of today and tomorrow.



High Performance Features

Powerful Network Scan, Fax and Distribution Capabilities

Seamless and Easy File Management

Keep Information Safe and Secure

User-friendly Software Expedites Workflow

Base Engine Includes 300 MHz multitasking controller, 40 GB hard drive, and PCL6 network printing system
Type Console, modular digital document system
Functions Copy, print, network print, network scan, and fax
Original Size (Max.) 11" x 17"
Copy Size (Min.) 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Copy Speed 35 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11: Standard resolution)
First Copy Out Time 4.9 Seconds (document glass); 6.0 Seconds (DSPF) (Based on letter size original with polygon motor running)
Warm-Up Time 80 seconds or less
Original Feed System 50-sheet duplex single pass feeder (DSPF) with original size detection (30 sheets for ledger/legal size)
Scan Speed Up to 45 OPM (letter size/standard resolution/1 side)
Paper Feed System Standard: (1) 500-sheet 8 1/2" x 11" paper cassette
Optional: (1) 2,500-sheet Multi-purpose desk (500-sheet MP drawer + 2,000 sheet letter size drawer, or (1) 1,500-sheet paper feed unit (1 MP drawer + 2 letter/legal/ledger drawers), or (1) 500-sheet MP drawer + optional cabinet
Duplexing Optional duplex module AR-DU3, non-stacking duplexing unit or AR-DU4, non-stacking duplexing unit with 100-sheet manual bypass tray)
Interface IEEE1284 parallel port, USB-2.0, RJ-45
Memory (RAM) 128 MB shared, expandable to 384 MB with 256 MB DIMM
Hard Disk Drive 40 GB; 16 GB partition for document filing system/24 GB partition for copy, print, and scan operations
Copy Resolution Scan: 600 dpi
Copy output: 1200 dpi (equivalent)
Exposure Modes Text, text/photo, photo; auto; 9-step manual
Halftone 256 gradations/2 levels
Copy Features Scan-Once Print-Many, electronic sorting, Auto Paper Sensing (APS), Auto Magnification Sensing (AMS), auto tray switching, X-Y zoom, rotation copy, rotation sort, reserve copy, tandem copy (N models), book copy, margin shift, job build, edge erase, center erase, dual page copy, cover pages, insert pages, transparency insert, card shot, multi-shot, reverse image, mirror image, cover page, document filing (N models), department control, job programs, date stamp, character stamp, and page stamp (some features not available when using Vend Interface)
Department Control 500
Job Build up to 10,000 sheets
ENERGY STAR(R) Yes - As an ENERGY STAR(R) partner, Sharp has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR(R) guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark.
Dimensions 37 29/32" (w) x 26 11/64" (d) x 44 23/64" (h)
Weight 128.9 lbs.
Network Printing System  
Emulation PCL6 (XL), PCL5e (standard), PS3 (optional)
Resolution 1200 dpi (equivalent), 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Print Speed 35 pages per minute (8 1/2" x 11")
Print Drivers Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 95/98/ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP, MAC PPD (optional)
Features Duplex printing, booklet print, binding edge, N-up printing, different cover page/last page, transparency inserts, carbon copy print mode, fit to page, watermarks, PIN printing, print hold, proof print, print auditor, print smoothing, font/form downloads, and PDF/TIFF direct print function.2 (Note: some features not available on certain print drivers)
Network Scanning Kit (option)  
Optical Resolution 600 dpi
Output Mode 200 dpi, 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi
Image Formats G3/G4 TIFF, TIFF-F, TIFF-FX, G3/G4 PDF
Image Compression Uncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MH/MMR)
Scan Destinations E-mail, Desktop, FTP, Print, URL, Internet fax/G3 fax3
One-touch Up to 999 destinations (N models)4
Group Destinations Up to 500
Number of Senders Up to 999
Scan Security E-mail server user authentication (supports anonymous, simple, Digest-MD5, NTLM, and Kerberos methods), scan restriction
Software Sharpdesk Document Management Software (10 user license)
FAX Kit (option)  
Transmission Mode Super G3, G3
Modem Speed 33.6 KBPS5
Compression JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Max. Resolution 400 dpi (ultra-fine)
Transmission Speed Approximately 2 Seconds with JBIG5
Auto-Dial Destinations Up to 9994
Group Destinations Up to 500
Long Length Originals Up to 31.5" (for transmission)
Programs 8 profiles
Memory 2 MB standard/10 MB max. (8 MB option)
Halftone 256 levels
Timer functions Up to 50 jobs
Features F-Code transmission/reception, transmit/receive polling, relay broadcasting, quick on-line, transaction reports, activity reports, anti-junk fax reception, out of paper memory reception, rotate transmit, and PC fax
Product specifications and design are subject to change without notice