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MX-M232D 23

Key Features

  • 23 ppm compact desktop digital MFP with 600 dpi output
  • Standard Full Color 600 x 600 dpi PC scanning
  • Quick 25 second warm-up time
  • Standard 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder
  • Standard 2 x 250 sheet cassette and 100 sheet bypass tray
  • Paper capacity maximum: 1,100 sheets
  • Up to 100 page electronic sorting and offset stacking

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Main Specifications
Auto Duplexing Yes
Auto Switching Yes
Base Engine Description Multifunction monochrome document system
Bypass Tray 100 Sheet
Card Shot Feature Yes
Compression Type - Fax MH, MR, MMR, JBIG
Continuous Copy Max. 99, subtractive counter
Copy/Print 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")
Copy Features Copy Features Scan-once, Print-Many, Auto Paper Sensing, Auto Magnification Sensing, auto tray switching, memory copy, manual zoom
Copy Method Dry electrostatic transfer system
Copy Size Min. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Max. 11" x 17"
Developer System Magnetic brush development
Display Type Monochrome LCD
Drum Type OPC
Electronic Sorting Scan capacity for sort/group: up to 100 sheets with 6% original, offset sort stacking, rotation copy, two-in-one/four-in-one copy, edge erase, center erase and margin shift
Exposure Modes Manual/Automatic
Exposure System Stationary platen with automatic exposure
Feed Trays Paper tray / Bypass tray
Firmware Management Flash ROM with USB and network update capability
First Copy Out Time Approx. 5.9 seconds or less (Platen Glass)
Fixed Zoom Range 25%, 50%, 64%, 77%, 95%, 100%, 121%, 129%, 141%, 200%, 400%
Functions1 Copy, print, network print, network scan, and fax
Fusing System Heat and pressure
Grayscale 256 levels
Imaging Method Laser
Interface Type USB 1.1/USB 2.0
Ledger Yes
Letter / Legal Yes
Light Source Cold cathode lamp
Memory 128MB (standard); expandable to 256MB with options
MFP Type Flat head full color scanning system
Microprocessor Type Sharp Proprietary
Network Interface Optional RJ-45 Ethernet
Network Protocols TCP/IP, IPX/SPX (Netware), NetBEUI, and EtherTalk / AppleTalk®
Network Security 2-level secure web page login, IP/MAC address filtering, LDAP, user authentication
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS, 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11 and 10.5-10.5.8, 10.6-10.6.4
Optional Power Filter Yes
Options AR-55ABDH: Deluxe High Cabinet (for use with AR-D36), AR-55ABDL: Deluxe Low Cabinet (for use with AR-D37), AR-D36: 250-sheet paper feed unit (single 1 x 250-sheet cassette), AR-D37: 500-sheet paper feed unit (dual 250-sheet cassettes), MX-NB12: PCL6 Network Expansion Kit, MX-TR10: Job Separator, MX-PK10: PostScript® 3™ Kit (requires MX-NB12), MX-FX13: Fax Expansion Kit (requires MX-NB12 or MX-XB17), MX-XB17: Fax Mounting Kit, AR-D5133NT: Digital Power Filter
Original Feed System Standard 40-sheet Reversing Single-pass Document Feeder (RSPF)
Originals Sheet, bound documents
Original Size Max 11" x 17"
Original type Flat bed / sheet fed w/ RSPF
Original Feed System Platen/original feeder
Output Capacity 250 Sheets
Output Trays 1 tray, Face down
Paper Feed System2 Standard: (2) 250-sheet tray with automatic feed, one bypass tray with 100-sheet automatic feed capacity. Optional (1) 250-sheet tray and (1) 250x2 sheet tray
Paper Size Letter, Legal, Ledger
Paper Type Paper cassette: 15-24 lb., Standard or Recycled paper
Power Consumption Max 1200 W, stand by 5 W
Power Source AC (120 V), 60 Hz, 12 Amps
Resolution (copy mode) Scan: 600 dpi; Copy Output: 600 dpi
RoHS Yes
Separator Tray Optional
Software Sharpdesk™ integrated desktop document management software, Button Manager, Composer
Supplies MX-235NT: Toner Cartridge, MX-235NV: Developer, AR-205DR: Drum
Warm-Up Time 25 seconds or less
Web-based Management Optional
Zoom Range 25 - 400%
Printing System
Function Upgrade Kit Optional
JBIG Enhanced Print Function Yes
Network Operating Systems Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows® Vista®, Windows® 7, Mac OS, 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11 and 10.5-10.5.8, 10.6-10.6.4
Page Description Language Standard host-based JBIG printing, optional PCL6 and PS3
Print Controller Sharp Host Based std. , SPLC and PCL6 option
Print Drivers Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
Printer Expansion Kit Yes
Print Features Offset print, status monitor, N-up printing, fit to page, watermark, center position
Resolution (print mode) 600 dpi
RIP-Once Print-Many Yes
Utility Software Sharp Remote Device Manager, Sharp Monitor, Sharpdesk Document Management Software with Composer and OCR (3 user license)
Document Scanning
Broadcasting - Document Scanning Yes
Image Formats JPEG, TIFF, BMP Optional PDF
Scan capability (color/B&W) Color, B&W
Scan Destinations (number) 200
Scan Destination type Scan-to-desktop, optional Scan-to-email/FTP
Scanner Keys 6 Scan to Desktop destination keys
Scan Resolution Settings TWAIN: 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi; PUSH: 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi (color/monochrome/grayscale)
Super G3 Fax
Auto Dialing 350 auto/group dialing destinations
Broadcasting - Super G3 Fax Up to 200 destinations
Fax Kit Optional
Group Dialing Destinations Up to 50 destinations
Long Length Originals Yes
Modem/Speed3 33.6 KBPS / Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG4
Network Expansion Kit Yes
Additional Specifications
Dimensions 23 1/2" (w) x 22 3/4" (d) x 27 1/4" (h)
Weight Approx. 85.5 lbs.

Product specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

  • 1 Some features require optional equipment.
  • 2 Paper capacity is based on letter size paper.
  • 3 Actual transmission time will vary based on line conditions.
  • 4 Based on Sharp Standard Test Chart with approximately 700 characters, letter size in standard resolution.

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