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MX-M904 90

Key Features

  • 90-ppm digital MFP
  • Maximum Paper Capacity: 13,500 sheets
  • Flexible modular design offers a variety of configurations from small to large
  • Standard 250-sheet Duplexing Single Pass Feeder with Scan2
  • Designed for both High-Volume Office and Light-Production Environments
  • Powerful multi-processor controller designed to quickly execute complex copy, print and scan jobs
  • Triple-air-feed paper handling option offers high reliability and enhanced media capability
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Main Specifications
Account Control 1,000 user accounts
Auto Duplexing Automatic trayless; supports 16 lb. bond to 110 lb. index; paper types include plain paper, heavy paper, recycled pre-printed, pre-punched colored, and letterhead.
Auto Switching Yes
Base Engine Description High Speed monochrome digital document system with 64 bit multi-tasking controller; includes 1TB hard drive with document filing, 250-sheet Duplexing Single Pass Feeder and 3000-sheet standard paper capacity.
Bypass Tray MX-MFX1 100 Sheet Bypass Tray (Optional), MX-MFX11 500 Sheet Bypass Tray (Optional)
Card Shot Feature Yes
Compression Type - Scan Documents Monochrome Scanning: Uncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MR/MMR) Color/Grayscale: JPEG (high, middle, low) Internet Fax mode: MH/MMR (option)
Continuous Copy Maximum 9999
Controller Type PCL 6 compatible, True Adobe PS3, Optional XPS
Copy/Print Speed 90 ppm
Copy Features Scan-Once-Print-Many, Electronic Sorting, Auto-Paper Selection (APS), Auto Magnification Selection (AMS), Auto Tray Switching, Rotate Copy, Job Reservation, Tandem Copy, Margin Shift, Job Build, Edge Erase, Center Erase, Dual Page Copy, Cover Page, Insert Page, Tab Paper Insert, Card Shot, Transparency Insert, Multi-Shot, Reverse Image, Mirror Image, Multi-Page Enlargement, Proof Copy, Photo Repeat, Document Filing, User Account Control, Job Programs, Date Print, Page Print and Text Print
Copy Method Dry electrostatic transfer system with organic photo conductor, magnetic brush dual-component developing system and heat roller fusing
Copy Size Min. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Max. 12" x 18"
Developer System Magnetic brush development
Display Type 10.1" (diagonal measure) high-resolution, touch-screen display
Document Management Sharpdesk desktop document management software (One user license)
Drum Type Organic Photo Conductor
Electronic Sorting Yes
Exposure Modes Text mode, text/printed photo mode, printed photo mode, text/photo mode, photo mode; map mode, light original mode, auto exposure control or 9 step manual
Firmware Management Flash ROM update via USB and/or network
First Copy Out Time 4.0 seconds or less
Fixed Zoom Range Variable Zoom: 25% to 400% (with DSPF 25%-200%)
Functions1 Copy, print, network print, network scan, document filing, web-based administration, Sharpdesk document management software
Fusing System Heat rollers
Hard Disk Drive 1 TB
Imaging Method Laser
Interface Type USB-2.0 (full speed): 1 port, USB-2.0 (high speed): 1 port 100BaseT/10BaseT Ethernet with RJ-45 connection: 1 port
Job Build Up to 10,000 sheets
Job Programs 48 combined
Ledger Yes
Letter / Legal Yes
Memory Standard 5 GB
MFP Type High speed monochrome digital document system console
Network Protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC) SSL (HTTP, IPP, FTP), SNMPv3, SMTP, POP3, LDAP, 802.1x for Windows and Unix. LPD and LPR for Unix. IPX/SPX® for Novell environments and EtherTalk®. AppleTalk® for Macintosh® environments.1
Network Security P/MAC Filtering, Protocol Disable, User Authentication
Offset Stacking Standard
Operating Systems Windows Server 2003-2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, MAC OS 9-9.2.2, MAC OSX 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.8, 10.6-10.6.5, Novell® Netware® 3x, 4x, 5x, Sun® OS 4.1x, Solaris® 2x, Unix®, Linux® and Citrix® (Metaframe, Presentation Server 4, 4.5) and Windows Terminal Services.1
Optional Power Filter Yes
Options MX-LC12 3,500-sheet Large Capacity Cassette (letter), MX-LCX3N 3,000-sheet Large Capacity Cassette (ledger), MX-LC13 5,000-sheet Large Capacity 2-Drawer Air Feed Tray (ledger), MX-MFX1 100-sheet Multi-bypass Tray (for machine), MX-MF11 500-sheet Multi-bypass Tray (for MX-LC13), MX-FN24 3K Stacking 50-Sheet Staple Finisher, MX-FN25 2K Stacking 50-Sheet Staple/Saddle Stitch Finisher, MX-FN21 4K Stacking 100-Sheet Staple Finisher, MX-FN22 4K Stacking 100-Sheet Staple/Saddle Stitch Finisher, MX-ST10 5,000-Sheet Stacker (includes one paper cart), MX-CA10 Paper Cart (additional), MX-CF11 2-Tray Inserter Unit, MX-FD10 Multi-folding Unit, MX-RB16 Large capacity Tray mounting kit, MX-RB17 Large Capacity Tray tandem connecting kit, MX-RB18 Curl Correction Unit, MX-RB13 Relay Unit, MX-TM10 Trimmer Unit, MX-PNX4B 3-Hole Punch Unit (for MX-FN24/FN25), MX-PN13B 3-Hole Punch Unit (for MX-FN21/FN22), AR-SC2 Staple Cartridge (for MX-FN24/FN25), MX-SCX3 Staple Cartridge (for MX-FN25), MX-SCX1 Staple Cartridge (for MX-FN22), MX-SCX2 Staple Cartridge (for MX-FN21/FN22), MX-SL10 Status Indicator, AR-SU1 Stamp Unit (requires AR-SV1 Stamp Cartridge), AR-SV1 Stamp Cartridge (required for AR-SU1), MX-PF10 Bar Code Font Kit, MX-PUX1 XPS Expansion Kit, MX-EB11 Enhanced Compression Kit, MX-FX11 Fax Expansion Kit, MX-FWX1 Internet Fax Expansion Kit, MX-EB15 HDD Mirroring Expansion Kit, MX-EC50 CAC Reader (requires Data Security Kit), MX-FR38U Commercial Data Security Kit (not available at time of launch), MX-AMX1 Application Integration Module, MX-AMX3 External Accounting Module
Originals Sheet, bound documents
Original Size Max 11" x 17"
Original Feed System 250-sheet Duplex Single Pass Feeder (DSPF) with mixed size original detection, Original Sizes: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 8 1/2" x 11", 8 1/2" x 11" R, 8 1/2" x 14", 11" x 17" Original weight: 11 to 54 lb. bond (17 lb. vellum to 110 lb.index). Capacity based on 21 lb. bond, letter size
Output Capacity 250 Sheets
Paper Feed System2 Standard: Tandem Tray 1 - 1200 sheets (letter size), Tandem Tray 2 - 800 sheets (letter size), Trays 3/4 - 500 sheets ea. (letter/legal/ledger/statement/12" x 18"). Optional: Multi-bypass Tray (for machine) - 100 sheets (letter/legal/ ledger/statement/ 12" x 18"), Multi-bypass (for LCT) - 500 sheets (letter/legal/ ledger/ statement/12" x 18"), LCT (2-Drawer) - 2,500-sheets each drawer (letter/legal/ledger/12" x 18"), Letter LCC - 3,500 sheets (letter), Ledger LCC (MX-M904 only): 3,000 sheets (letter/legal/ledger).
Paper Type Tandem Trays - 16-28 lb. bond, Trays 3/4 - 16 lb. bond to 100 lb. bristol, Multi-bypass Tray (for machine) - 15 lb. bond to 110 lb. cover, Multi-bypass Tray (for LCT) - 15 lb. bond to 100 lb. bristol, LCT (2-drawer) - 15 lb. bond to 110 lb. cover, Letter LCC/Ledger LCC - 16 lb. bond to 100 bristol. Supported paper types include thin, plain, recycled, color, letter head, pre-printed and pre-punched, embossed and glossy.
Power Consumption Max. 3.5 kW or less
Power Source 208-240 VAC, 60 HZ, 15 Amps
Resolution (copy mode) Scan: 600 dpi; Copy Output: 600 dpi
RoHS Yes
Software Sharpdesk 1-user licenses included with Network Scanner Expansion Kit
Supplies MX-900NT Toner Cartridge, MX-900NV Developer Cartridge, MX-850NR Drum, MX-850HB Waste Toner Bottle
Warm-Up Time 210 seconds or less
Web-based Management Yes
Printing System
Direct Printing3 PDF/Encrypted PDF/TIFF/JPEG print, E-mail print, FTP Pull Print, USB pull print, Web-Page file print
Fonts 80 roman outline fonts standard
Network Operating Systems Windows® 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows XPx64, Windows NT® (SP5 or later), Windows 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64,Windows VistaTM,Windows Vista x64, Unix®, Novell® NetWare® 3.x/4.x/5.x, MAC OS® 9.x, MAC OSX
Page Description Language PCL6 compatible, True Adobe PS3, Optional XPS
Print Drivers Windows Server® 2003-2008, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Server 2003-2008 x64, Windows Vista®, Windows Vista® x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, MAC OSX (including 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.8, 10.6.5-10.6.8, 10.7-10.7.2), all MAC PPD.
Printer Expansion Kit Standard
Print Features Duplex Print, Pamphlet Print, Binding Edge, N-up print, Fit-to-Page, Margin Shift, Poster Print, Rotate Print, Zoom, Mirror Image, Overlay, Different Paper Insert, Transparency Insert, Tab Print, Chapter Inserts Print, Paper Fold Print, Reverse Order, Tandem, Watermarks, PIN Print, Print Hold, Proof Print, Print Audit, Graphics Mode Selection, Continuous Print, and Font/Form Downloads (Some features not available on all print drivers).
Printing Protocols LPR, IPP, IPPS, PAP, Raw TCP (port 9100), FTP and Novell Pserver/Rprinter
Resolution (print mode) 1200 x 1200 DPI, 600 x 600 DPI
RIP-Once Print-Many Yes
Utility Software Print driver, Printer Status Monitor, Printer Administration Utility
Network Scanning
Color Scanner Function Yes
Document Scanning
Broadcasting - Document Scanning Yes
Image Formats JPEG, TIFF, Optional PDF, JPEG
Scan capability (color/B&W) Optional B&W
Scan Destinations (number) 999
Scan Destination type Scan-to- email/desktop/FTP
Scan Resolution Settings 200 dpi, 300 dpi, 600 dpi
Hole Punching Optional
Inserter Optional
Saddle Stitch Finisher Optional
Saddle Stitch Function Optional
Stapler / Finisher Optional
Staple Sheet Capacity 50/100
Super G3 Fax
Auto Dialing Up to 999 destinations (combined with scan destinations)
Fax Features Inbound Routing, Forward to Administrator, F-Code, Quick On-Line, Rotation Transmit, Anti-Junk Fax, and PC fax
Fax Kit Optional
Group Dialing Destinations Up to 500
Inbound Routing Forwards received fax data to Email
Long Length Originals Up to 31.5" (for transmission)
Modem/Speed4 33.6 KBPS / Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG5
One Touch Destinations Up to 999
Data Security Kit Optional
Network Expansion Kit Optional
Additional Specifications
Weight Approx. 650 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 Some features require optional equipment.
  • 4 Actual transmission time will vary based on line conditions.
  • 5 Based on Sharp Standard Test Chart with approximately 700 characters, letter size in standard resolution.

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