SHARP AR-M317 21-40 ppm Copier

SHARP Updated: 2007-10-30
SHARP AR-M317 21-40 ppm Copier

In today’s fast-paced business environment, you need to operate at peak efficiency. And with the Sharp® AR-M317 Digital IMAGER™ MFP, you’ll be able to raise office productivity to a whole new level. With advanced versatility, the AR-M317 Digital Imager MFP delivers everything your business needs to get ahead, offering 31-ppm copy and print speeds, convenient networking, and integrated multifunction capabilities. These new workgroup MFPs are ideal for busy departments and workgroups. Standard features include a 100-sheet reversing document feeder, duplexing, 1,200-dpi (enhanced) laser output, and a large 8.1" touch screen LCD display that makes operation easy and intuitive. The AR-M317 Digital IMAGERs are feature-packed MFPs designed to deliver reliable and versatile performance to enhance your customer’s workflow!

Powerful Productivity

* Quick 31-ppm copy output
* Standard 100-sheet Reversing Automatic Document Feeder
* Large 8.1" touch-screen LCD display for easy operation
* ID Card Shot feature conveniently copies both sides of an ID card onto a single sheet of paper.
* Standard 1,100-sheet paper capacity expandable to 2,100 sheets to handle busy workgroups
* USB-2.0 and IEEE 1284 b-directional parallel interfaces
* Administration Utility Suite provides easy-to-use tools and software for simplified installation, monitoring and operation.

High-Quality Out-of-the-Box PC Printing

* 1200 x 600 dpi (enhanced) resolution for professional-quality output
* Host-based print controller utilizing JBIG compression to reduce job file size
* Time-saving features such as N-up printing, fit-to-page, auto-duplexing and sorting

Convenient PCL6 Network Printing Option

* PCL6 Print Controller option with standard imbedded networking for enhanced performance and functionality
* Carbon copy print mode, cover pages, proof printing and optional form/font downloads save time and outsourcing costs.
* Auditing and job retention features allow print tracking for greater cost accounting.

Integrated Network Scanning

* Versatile features include Scan to E-mail, Scan to Desktop, Scan to FTP, and Scan to URL.
* Scanned documents saved to PDF and TIFF for optimum compatibility
* Scan destinations can be selected manually through QWERTY keyboard on touch screen or even more efficiently via up to 200 one-touch destinations which can be entered and stored.
* Built-in LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) enables fast searching of your mail server’s global address book for e-mail destinations.
* For added security, user-level authentication provides ability to restrict network scan access to authorized users.

Super G3 Fax Functionality

* The optional Super G3 Fax Module expands unit into a powerful workgroup fax.
* Up to Ledger-size reception handles virtually every type of fax requirement.
* Broadcasts to up to 200 destinations, stores up to 500 auto-dial numbers
* LAN fax function lets users transmit documents right from their desktop for added ease and productivity (requires PCL6 controller option).

Leading-Edge Security Features

* Several levels of network and data security to ensure only authorized users can access sensitive information
* Confidential Print requires PIN code to print queued document, safeguarding against unauthorized viewing.
* User Authentication protects network against unauthorized e-mail communication.
* IP/MAC Address Filtering restricts network access to the unit.
* Data Security Kit protects data with encryption and erases memory by overwriting the encrypted document data.

Copy Speed: 31 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11")
4 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 11"R)
20 copies per minute (8 1/2" x 14")
17 copies per minute (11" x 17")
Original Size: 11" x 17" Max
Paper Feed: Standard: (2) 500-sheet cassettes
Standard: (1) 100-sheet manual bypass tray
Optional: (1) 500 sheet paper feed unit or (1)1000-sheet paper feed unit (500 x 2)
Print Speed: Standard JBIG controller: 15 pages per minute (single print mode), 31 pages per minute (ROPM mode)
Page Description Language: Standard JBIG controller: hostbased with JBIG compression PCL6(XL), PCL5e, PS3 (with optional AR-P27 Print Controller)
Modem / Transmission Speed: 33.6 KBPS / Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG(requires optional AR-FX7 Super G3 Fax Kit)