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Your Price: $6,548.67
OEM Part # ARC260M 
Weight 150 lbs
AMOF ID 1246155
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Workgroup productivity in either black & white or full color!
Use this "all-in-one" IMAGER™ to copy, print, network scan and help streamline document distribution. Bring back the creativity in your work by also adding full-color to any document. With great versatility and affordable black & white or color output, this multifunctional workhorse is just right for any office.

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Powerful Features - Exceptional Performance

  • 26 Pages per Minute Color1
  • 32 Pages per Minute B&W1
  • 8.0 Seconds First Color Copy Out Time
  • Easy Touch-sensitive Control
  • 5,250 total paper capacity
  • 11 x 17 imaging on 12 x 18 Paper
  • Scan to Desktop, Email or FTP site

Outstanding Quality - Incredible Results
With a straight paper path, you can image on up to 170# Index (300 gsm) to print almost anything you imagine. And with advanced finishing capabilities that offer saddle-stitching and hole-punching, you'll be able to create professional-looking proposals, seminar materials, product flyers -with incredible ease.

Robust Functionality - Smart Solutions
Use Printer Status Monitor to check the AR-C260M remotely (even low paper or toner levels). With Printer Administration Utility, Administrators can configure and manage all Sharp and SNMP-compliant printers right from their desktop. Sharpdesk™ provides network scanning, OCR, document combination, retrieval, e-mail or archive of office documents. Software Partners help us to offer intelligent print job routing, print log accounting and variable data printing.


Copying Speed Color: 26 cpm/ppm, B&W: 32 cpm/ppm1
Resolution Scan: 600 dpi, Output: 600 dpi
Automatic Duplex Optional - Stackless
First-Copy Out Time Approx. 7 sec. B&W, 8 sec. Color
Paper Feed Standard 750 sheets.Optional: 1 x 500, 3 x 500 or Duplex unit with additional 2 x 500 sheet paper decks. Max configuration: 5,250 sheets.
Recommended Monthly Volume 48,000
Maximum Paper Size 12" x 18"
Maximum Paper Index Weight 170# Index (300 gsm)
Type Desktop
Copy System Electrophotographic (LED System)
Copy Speed Details 26 copies/prints/minute (8.5" x 11")
19 copies/prints/minute (8.5" x 11" R)
13 copies/prints/minute (170# Index)
15 copies/prints/minute (8.5" x 14")
13 copies/prints/minute (11" x 17")
7 copies/prints/minute (12" x 18")
Originals Sheets, bound documents
Copy Size Max. 11" x 17" , Min. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Continuous Copy Max. 999 copies; subtractive counter
Copy Ratio Variable: 25/45-400% in 1% increments, total 376 steps (can be set in horizontal and vertical directions independently).
Fixed presets 25%, 50%, 64%, 77%, 95%, 100%, 121%, 129%, 141%, 200%, 400%
Resolution Scan: 600 dpi
Output: 600 dpi
First-Copy Time Approx. 8 sec. Color
7 sec. B&W
Warm-Up Time Approx. 99 sec.
Original Feed System RADF
Fusing System Oil-less / Heat rollers
Developer System Non-magnetic single component
Exposure System Moving optical source (stationary platen) with original recognition and classification system.
Light Source Halogen lamp
Required Power Supply AC 120 V, 60 Hz, 15 amperes
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.
Weight Approx. 147.5 lbs. (67 kg)
Dimensions 26.4" (w) x 26.6" (d) x 27.9" (h)
Including Platen Cover
Optional Equipment

  • Platen Cover (AR-VR4)
  • Reversing Auto Document Feeder (AR-RF3)
  • Saddle-stitch Finisher (AR-F13)
  • Hole Punch (AR-PN1B)
  • 20-Bin Sorter (AR-S11)
  • Exit Tray (AR-TE3)
  • Large Capacity Tray 3,000-sheet (AR-LC5N)
  • Paper Feed Desk 1 x 500-sheets (AR-D17)
  • Paper Feed Desk 3 x 500 sheets (AR-D18)
  • Paper Feed Desk 2 x 500-sheets with Duplex Module (AR-D19)
  • Duplex Bypass/Inverter Unit (AR-RB1)
  • Network Scanner Expansion (AR-NS2)
  • Postscript Expansion Kit (AR-PK4)
  • Additional Sharpdesk License Kit (AR-U11M or AR-U15M)
Printer Specifications
Controller PowerPC755 500 MHz (or higher) 40 GB HD/128MB RAM
Print Size 11" x 17"
Resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Computer Interface Sharp Print Driver
Sharp Printer Status Monitor
Sharp Print Administration Utilities
Sharp Desk™
Remote E-mail Diagnostics
Network Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 95, 98,ME,2000 (Mac OS with PS3 option)
Protocols EtherTalk, Phase II, TCP/IP, Novell IPX-SPX NDS
Supported Print Channel IEEE 1284 parallel port (ECP compatible)
IPP Version 1.0 Compatible
USB (1port)
Network Interface - 10/100 Base T
- Parallel
Print Driver Support PCL5c, PS3 (optional)
RAM Memory 128 MB SDRAM Standard (Maximum 640 MB SDRAM)
Software Solutions Callisto™ - Print Job Routing
Equitrac™ - Print Log Accounting
Variable Data Printing Solutions
Additional Functions
Copy Functions APS, AMS, Auto Tray Switching, Rotation Copy, E-Sort (B/W), Preheat, Auto Shut-Off Timer, Scan-Once Print-Many Copies (B/W), Key Operator Program, Auditor Interface, Account Control (200 accounts), Job Recall (up to 9 jobs), Margin Shift, Edge Erase, Center Erase, Dual Page Copy, Cover Insertion, Transparency Inserts, Centering, Multi-shot (N in 1), Pamphlet Copy (B/W), Duplex Copy Orientation, Photo Repeat/Business Card Repeat, RGB Adjust, Color Balance, Intensity, Brightness, Sharpness, Mirror Image, Single Color Mode, Multipage Enlargement, Suppress Background, 11 x 17 Full-Bleed, Auto Color Calibration, Auto Color Registration, Original Recognition and Classification System.
Print Functions Two-sided, Pamphlets (tiled or 2-up), Margin Shift, N-Up Printing, N-Up Border, Reverse Order, Paper Size/Custom Paper Selection, Cover Page, Transparency Inserts, Output Tray Selection, Staple/Punch, Offset, Confidential Print, Hold Print, Sample Print, Overlays, Watermarks, Custom User Settings, Account Control.
Utilities Print Status Monitor, Printer Admin Utility, Integrated Installer, TWAIN Plug-in, Remote E-mail Diagnostics, Sharpdesk™.
Scan Functions Optional Network Scanner Expansion Kit and Network TWAIN, Scan to E-mail, Scan to FTP Server, Scan to Desktop with following specifications: Trial Mode, Address Directory, Destination Selection, Sender Setting, Image Setting Modes, Image Rotation, Image File Size Control (for reduced network traffic).

Factory serviced/ refurbished/ renewed to new specs with factory warranty.


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