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MX-2300N Color Copier

Your Price: $5,043.43
OEM Part # MX2300N 
Weight 345.5 lbs
AMOF ID 1367608854
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Packed with original, leading-edge technologies, the compact MX-2300N all-in-one colour MFP from Sharp is designed to take your business further.

Excellent quality for copy/print jobs at maximum speed of 23 pages-a-minute for both colour and B/W documents allows you to get impressive colour output every time without ever sacrificing speed.  A user-friendly design featuring an 8.1 inch H-VGA touch-screen control panel ensures that anyone can take full advantage of its advanced features.  Whats more, Sharp's industry-leading multi-layered security solutions provide heightened information security to meet today's growing demands to protect important corporate management resources such as intellectual property.  And with the MX-2300N's integrated document management system, your office workflow will reach a whole new level of innovation and efficiency. 

Ask us about professional installation for this commercial grade copier!

Key Features:

  • Environment and User-Friendly
  • Breathtaking Image Quality
  • Industry-Leading Security Solutions
  • Productive Output
  • All-in-One Full-Colour MFP
  • Sharp's One-of-a-Kind Features

Copying and Network Printing

  • Super-Efficient Colour and B/W Output
  • Productive Collated Output from Memory
  • Built-in Stackless Duplex Module and RSPF
  • Job Build for Large-Volume Scanning
  • Automated Job Finishing
  • Large Paper Capacity
  • Proof Copying or Printing
  • Network Tandem Function
  • High-Quality Imaging with New Toner
  • Auto Colour Selection
  • USB Memory Direct Print
  • Versatile Paper Handling
  • Image Editing Functions
  • Enhanced Sharp Auto Colour Mode
  • Various Copy/Print Applications
  • Network-Ready: Supports Most Office Environments

Network Scanning

  • A3 Colour Network Scanning
  • LDAP Compatibility for Network Scanning
  • Easy Text Entry
  • Five-Way Distribution of Scanned Files
  • TWAIN Support

Document Filing

  • Document Management on the Hard Disk
  • Easy Access to Stored Files
  • Quick Filing
  • Advanced Filing Function


  • High-Speed Operation
  • Automated Fax Finishing
  • Duplex Transmission and Reception
  • PC-Fax/PC-Internet Fax
  • Internet Fax
  • Multi Access Function


  • Industry-Leading Multi-Layered Security
  • Data Security Kit
  • Encrypted PDF with Password Protection
  • Document Control Function
  • IP/MAC Address Filtering
  • Print Hold and Confidential Print
  • Secure Socket Layer
  • User Authentication

Environment & User-Friendly

  • Environmentally Conscious Supplies
  • Compact Size
  • Integrated Web-Based Device Management
  • Network Utility Software
  • Device Cloning
  • Universal Design
  • Environmentally Conscious Design
  • Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture)
  • 8.1-Inch Touch-Screen LCD
  • Job Status Screen
  • Customisable keys on the LCD Control Panel






Engine speed (colour & B/W)

Colour: max. 23 cpm/ppm; B/W: max. 23 cpm/ppm (A4, portrait)

Paper size

Max. A3 wide, min. A5R

Paper capacity

Standard: 1,100 sheets (two 500 sheet trays and 100 sheet multi-bypass tray), maximum: 5,600 sheets

Warm-up time

Less than 80 sec.


[Copier memory] Standard 768MB


[Printer memory] Standard 640MB, 40GB HDD*1

Power requirements

230-240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption (max.)

1.84 kW

Dimensions (W x D x H)

620 x 670 x 950 mm


Approx. 112 kg


Card shot, Edge/centre erase, Job build, Pre-heat/auto power shut-off modes, User authentication (200 accounts)





Original paper size

Max. A3

First copy time*2

Full colour: 8.9 sec., B/W: 6.3 sec.

Continuous copy

Max. 999 copies


Scan: 600 x 600 dpi; 600 x 300 dpi;


Print: 600 x 600 dpi (all colour and B/W)


Equivalent to 256 levels

Zoom range

25 to 400% (25 to 200% using RSPF) in 1% increments

Preset copy ratios

10 ratios (5R/5E)


Auto paper selection (mixed/random size feeding), Auto magnification selection, Paper type selection, Auto tray switching, Rotation copy, Electronic sorting, Network tandem copy, Book copy, Margin shift, Dual page copy, Multi-shot (4-in-1, 2-in-1), Cover/transparency/tab page insertion, Pamphlet copy, 2-sided copy orientation change, XY zoom, B/W reverse, Mirror image, Duplex copy, Toner save mode, Reserved copy, Job programme, Image repeat, Irregular original/paper size input, Stamps (date, character, page), Multi-page enlargement, Tab copy, Centering, Proof copy, Document control, Auto colour selection, Enhanced Sharp auto colour mode, Auto calibration



Network Scanner


Scan method

Push scan (via operation panel), Pull scan (with TWAIN-supporting application)


Push scan: 100, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan: 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 to 9600 dpi

File formats

TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, JPEG (colour only)

Scanner utilities


Scan destinations

Scan to e-mail, desktop, FTP server, network folder, USB memory


Internet fax*4 PC-Internet fax transmission*4, enhanced Sharp auto colour mode, mixed size original scanning, LDAP support, direct entry (address/subject/message), 999 one-touch dials, 500 group dials, 48 job programmes, broadcasting, long original scanning (max. 800mm), auto colour selection



Document Filing


Document filing capacity

Main and custom folders:10GB, 1400 pages*5 or 1000 files
Quick file folder: 10GB, 1400 pages
*5 or 1000 files

Stored jobs

Copy, print, scan, fax transmission*6

Storage folders

Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max.500 folders)

Confidential storage

Password protection



Network Printer



600 x 600 dpi

Enhanced resolution

600 x 1200 dpi for B/W printing with PS Expansion Kit


USB 2.0: High-speed mode for printing,                              Full–speed model for other functions

Supported OS*7

Windows NT® 4.0 SP5 or later, Windows® 2000, Windows Server™ 2003, Windows®XP, Windows® 98/Me, Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.1.5, 10.2.8, 10.3.3 to 10.3.9, 10.4

Network protocols*7

TCP/IP, IPX/SPX (NetWare), NetBEUI, EtherTalk (Appletalk)

Printing protocols

LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, Novell Printserver application with NDS and Bindery, FTP for Downloading print files, EtherTalk printing, IPP

PDL emulation

Standard: PCL 6/5c
*8: PS3 emulation

Available fonts

80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation*8


Network tandem print, Rip Once/Print Many, Job retention (print hold, proof print, confidential print), Direct PDF/TIFF/JPEG printing, Carbon copy print, Duplex print, Printer administration utility & status monitor, IP/MAC address filtering and port/protocol management, Font and form download, Pamphlet style, Binding edge, N-up (2/4/6/8/9/16), Paper/ output tray selection, Cover insertion, Transparency interleave, Fit to page, Watermarks, Offset output, Form overlay, Auto configuration, Barcode font compatibility, Tab print, Poster print



B/W Facsimile

(optional MX-FXX1 required)

Compression method


Communication protocol

Super G3/G3

Transmission time

Less than 3 seconds *10

Modem speed

33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback

Transmission resolution

Standard: 203.2 x 97.8 dpi
Extra Fine: 406.4 x 391 dpi

Recording width

A3 to A5


8MB Flash memory

Grey scale levels

Equivalent to 256 levels


Duplex transmission/reception, Quick on-line transmission, Error correction mode, F-Code compatibility (confidential, relay broadcast), LDAP support, 999 one-touch dials, 500 group dials, 48 job programmes, Broadcasting number registration, Polling, Memory transmission/reception, Auto reduction (transmission/reception), Rotation transmission/reception, Print actual size, 2-in-1 transmission, Long original transmission (max. 800 mm), PC-Fax transmission, Timer transmission, Paperless faxing with inbound routing to e-mail, Activity report, Anti-junk fax, Dual page scan, Mixed size original scanning



*1: 1 GB = One billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.  Actual formatted capacity is less.
*2: Portrait feeding of A4 sheets from the first paper tray, using document glass, without auto colour selection and auto colour, polygon in rotation.
*3: Some features require option(s).
*4: Optional MX-FWX1 required.
*5: Measured using Sharp’s standard chart (A4 with 6% coverage, B/W).  The Quick File Folder shares the HDD with the Job Build function: up to 10GB of data storage is available when using both functions. The storage capacity will be less for colour pages.
*6: Optional MX-FXX1 required.
*7: Optional MX-PKX1 required for MAC OS and EtherTalk.
*8: Optional MX-PKX1 required.
*9: Some features are not available according to the printer driver used.
*10: Based on Sharp’s standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 or portrait) at standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.

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