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Sharp AR-M455N MultiFunction Printer-Scanner-Fax-Copier

Sharp AR-M455N MultiFunction Printer-Scanner-Fax-Copier
Sharp AR-M455N MultiFunction Printer-Scanner-Fax-Copier
  • Setting the standard for multi tasking and productivity with USB 2.0 interface
  • Paper Capacity standard 500 sheets
  • Printer : 35 ppm , 1200 dpi , up to 20 users
  • Scanner : Up to 45 OPM
  • Copier : 35 cpm , 600 x 600 dpi
  • Fax optional : Modem Speed: 33.6 Kbps
2 Year Warranty
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Warranty: 2 Year Warranty  
Freight: $295.00  
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General Information

Category:Document ImagingManufacturer:Sharp
Type:Copier, Fax, Printer, ScannerUsage:1-5 Users, 6-20 Users, Above 20 Users
Keep your business moving forward with Sharp’s newly designed AR-M455N Digital Imager™ workgroup MFPs. With powerful multitasking capabilities, the 45 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-M455N 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. For available configurations and finishing options, see specification sheet.

High Performance Features

  • Advanced 50-sheet Duplexing Single Pass Document Feeder (DSPF) with Scan2 Technology scans both sides of a document in a single, straight pass. This feature improves efficiency, reduces scanning time, and helps maintain the integrity of your original documents.
  • Powerful 300 MHz true multitasking engine controller enhances multifunction capabilities for Copy, Print, Scan, and Fax operations.
  • Robust job build feature and available online paper capacity of 3,100 sheets makes copying large jobs quick and easy.
  • Integrated documents filing system enables users to easily archive documents.
  • Standard 40 GB hard disk drive offers heightened speed and processing power.
  • Standard tandem copy/print capability saves time and distribution costs when two AR-M455N Imagers are deployed on the same network.
  • Advanced finishing with the optional Two-Tray Finisher or the Saddle-Stitch Finisher, which delivers a wide range of capabilities including 3-position stapling, center folding, 50-sheet stapling capacity and more.
  • New Card Shot feature conveniently copies both sides of an ID card onto a single sheet of paper in a seamless operation.
  • Auto duplexing on up to 97 lbs index paper with optional duplex unit.

Powerful Network Scan, Fax and Distribution Capabilities1

  • ImageSEND network scanning enables sharing of documents across and outside the network, allowing for a fast, efficient, digital workflow.
  • Sharp’s innovative Scan2 Technology increases productivity, enhances reliability and preserves document integrity with high-speed scanning of both sides of an original in a single pass.
  • Scanned documents can be sent directly from IMAGER control panel to six different destinations: Send to Desktop, Send to E-mail, Send to FTP, Send to Group, Send to fax and Send to URL.
  • Standard Document Filing provides security and convenient access to frequently used documents such as forms and templates; with up to 20,000 pages of storage capacity everyone on the network can share and access documents.
  • Gain quick access to corporate addresses with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), which automatically searches and displays a list of matching names from the first, few characters of the address.
  • Versatile Unique File naming function lets users enter specific file names with customized messages and subject fields for easy recognition and archiving.
  • Application Integration Module allows users to enter Index fields at the MFP, and send it as an XML file along with your scanned documents, therefore automating tasks that once took several steps.
  • Instantly fax documents directly from the desktop with lightening-fast Super G3 Fax Expansion Kit and innovative PC-fax driver.
  • Other time-saving fax features with the Super G3 Fax Expansion Kit (and Network Scanning Expansion Kit) include Internet fax capability, single-pass duplex transmission, simultaneous fax transmission, and sequential broadcasting up to 500 destinations.

Seamless and Easy File Management1

  • Easily integrate scanned documents into everyday workflow with flexible, intuitive Sharpdesk™ Desktop Document Management software.
  • User-friendly tools enable the organizing, editing and even combining of scanned documents for maximum productivity.
  • The Full Text Search feature allows for fast retrieval of archived documents.
  • Compatible with Liberty IMS, an enterprise-level solution enabling users to quickly capture organize and retrieve documents. With structured indexing and full-text search capabilities, Doc2NET delivers quick and convenient access to shared documents for the entire workgroup.
  • Automatic forms management and distribution with available Reform Enterprise by FabSoft.

Keep Information Safe and Secure1

  • Several layers of network, device, and data security protect your greatest asset: your information.
  • Confidential Print feature requires users to enter a 5-digit PIN code to release and print documents.
  • User access on the network can be verified before any scan operation is performed with User Authentication.
  • Restrict network access to the IMAGER with MAC/IP Filtering and Port Management.
  • Optional Data Security Kit provides enhanced security by protecting data in the IMAGER’s memory with AES 128-bit encryption. Overwrite feature can safely clear memory by overwriting encrypted data up to 7 times.
  • Scalable security offerings designed to help offices meet regulatory requirements, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB).

User-friendly Software Expedites Workflow1

  • Administration Utility Suite provides a collection of easy-to-use software that simplifies installation, monitoring and use.
  • Print Status Monitor lets network users view printer conditions, including paper levels, toner and more.
  • IT managers can easily install and configure printers on the network and monitor networked SNMP-compliant printers by using the Printer Administration Utility.
  • Remote E-Mail Diagnostics automatically alerts IT managers, key operators and authorized Sharp dealers with information about the IMAGER’s status.
  • User and administrator-level access have advanced web-based management capabilities with the IMAGER Home Page.
  • Standard print/copy accounting controls include Print/Copy Auditor for tracking usage by user ID number, also supports Equitrac’s PrintLog Accounting Server and SharpAccountant which enables you to track and monitor your IMAGER’s activity by account code, device and function.
  • My Sharp, a dedicated customer training web site, allows you to locate resources and find information specific to your configuration (available early 2005).
Base EngineIncludes 300 MHz multitasking controller, 40 GB hard drive, and PCL6 network printing system
TypeConsole, modular digital document system
FunctionsCopy, print, network print, network scan, and fax
Original Size (Max.)11" x 17"
Copy Size (Min.)5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Copy Speed45 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11: Standard resolution)
First Copy Out Time4.4 Seconds (document glass); 5.3 Seconds (DSPF) (Based on letter size original with polygon motor running)
Warm-Up Time80 seconds or less
Original Feed System50-sheet duplex single pass feeder (DSPF) with original size detection (30 sheets for ledger/legal size)
Scan SpeedUp to 45 OPM (letter size/standard resolution/1 side)
Paper Feed SystemStandard: (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
DuplexingOptional duplex module AR-DU3, non-stacking duplexing unit or AR-DU4, non-stacking duplexing unit with 100-sheet manual bypass tray)
InterfaceIEEE1284 parallel port, USB-2.0, RJ-45
Memory (RAM)128 MB shared, expandable to 384 MB with 256 MB DIMM
Hard Disk Drive40 GB; 16 GB partition for document filing system/24 GB partition for copy, print, and scan operations
Copy ResolutionScan: 600 dpi
Copy output: 1200 dpi (equivalent)
Exposure ModesText, text/photo, photo; auto; 9-step manual
Halftone256 gradations/2 levels
Copy FeaturesScan-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 Control500
Job Buildup to 10,000 sheets
ENERGY STAR®Yes - As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Sharp has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark.
PCL6 Network Printing System (standard)
EmulationPCL6 (XL), PCL5e, optional PS3
Resolution1200 dpi (equivalent), 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Print Speed45 pages per minute (8 1/2" x 11")
Print DriversMicrosoft® Windows® 95/98/ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP, MAC PPD (optional)
FeaturesDuplex 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 Resolution600 dpi
Output Mode200 dpi, 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi
Image FormatsG3/G4 TIFF, TIFF-F, TIFF-FX, G3/G4 PDF
Image CompressionUncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MH/MMR)
Scan DestinationsE-mail, Desktop, FTP, Print, URL, Internet fax/G3 fax
One-touchUp to 999 destinations (N models)4
Group DestinationsUp to 500
Number of SendersUp to 999
Scan SecurityE-mail server user authentication (supports anonymous, simple, Digest-MD5, NTLM, Kerberos methods), scan restriction
SoftwareSharpdesk Document Management Software (10 user license)
FAX Kit (option)
Transmission ModeSuper G3, G3
Modem Speed33.6 KBPS5
CompressionJBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Max. Resolution400 dpi (ultra-fine)
Transmission SpeedApproximately 2 Seconds with JBIG5
Auto-Dial DestinationsUp to 9994
Group DestinationsUp to 500
Long Length OriginalsUp to 31.5" (for transmission)
Programs8 profiles
Memory2 MB standard/10 MB max. (8 MB option)
Halftone256 levels
Timer functionsUp to 50 jobs
FeaturesF-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

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