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  • Print, Copy, Scan, Fax, File
  • Pages per minute: 23 B/W 23 Colour
  • Paper capacity: Std 1100 Max 2100 sheets
  • 600 x 600 dpi print resolution
  • 8.1" LCD touch-screen facilitates easy operation of key functions
  • Scan speed of 50 originals per minute in B/W and colour
  • Robust multi-layer security solutions for ultimate data/document protection
  • Remote Access Interface for easier support


The new MX-2301N sets a new standard for high performance colour MFPs.  This machine produces quality images with professional finishing at printing speeds of 23 pages per minute (in colour and black & white) due to its advanced single pass printing technology.  Complex jobs can be handled with ease thanks to a generous paper capacity; fast scanning speeds; a handy 8.1" LCD touch screen; powerful productivity tools; 80 GB hard drive and the innovative space saving saving Inner Finisher option for simple sorting, stapling and hole punching.  Integrated document management on both your PC and the MX-2301N's built-in hard disk enables your office to communicate clearly, share information effectively, and scan and send data electronically.


Engine speed Colour ppm (A4)23
Engine speed B/W ppm (A4)23
Engine speed Colour ppm (A3)12
Engine speed B/W ppm (A3)12
Paper size: Min.-Max.A5R - A3W
Paper weight (g/m2)55 - 256
Paper capacity:Std (sheets)1100
Paper capacity: Max. (sheets)2100
Warm Up Time (sec.)60
Memory general min/max (MB)1024
Memory printer min/max (MB)512
Harddisk capacity (GB)80
Power requirements - rated local AC voltage (Hz)200 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption (kW)1,84
Dimensions (mm)620 x 670 x 950
Weight (Kg)112


Original paper size (Max.)A3
First copy out time Colour (sec.)8,9
First copy out time B/W (sec.)6,0
E-sort Stdyes
Continuous copy (Max. copies)999
Resolution Scan B/W (dpi)600 x 600
Resolution Scan Colour (dpi)600 x 600
Resolution Print (dpi)600 x 600
Gradation (equivalent levels) - B/W2
Gradation (equivalent levels) - Colour256
Zoom range (%)25 - 400
Preset copy ratios10

Document Feeder

Original capacity (sheets)100


Network Scanner (Standard / Option)STD
Scan method Push scan and Pull scanyes
Resolution push scan (dpi)100, 200, 300, 400, 600
Resolution pull scan (dpi)75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 50 to 9600 custom
File formatsTIFF, PDF, Encrypted PDF, JPEG (colour only), XPS
Scanner utilitiesNetwork Scan Tool, Sharpdesk, Sharp TWAIN
Scan destinations Desktopyes
Scan destination FTP, Emailyes
Scan destination Network folderyes
Scan destination USB memoryyes

Document filing

Document filing (Standard / Option)STD
Document filing capacity- main and custom folders (pages)5500
Document filing capacity- quick file folder (pages)1700
Stored jobsCopy, print, direct print, scan, fax transmission
Storage foldersQuick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1000)
Confidential storageyes


Resolution (dpi)600 x 600
Enhanced resolution (dpi)600 x 600
Network Printer (Standard / Option)STD
Interface Std/OptSTD USB 2.0 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS StandardWindows 2000/Windows Server 2003/Windows XP/Windwows Vista/Windows Server 2008
Supported OS OptionsMac OS 9.0 - 9.2.2 Mac OS X 10.2.8/10.3.9/10.4.11/10.5 - 10.5.6
Network protocolsTCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), NetBEUI, EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
Printing protocolsLPR, 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 Std/OptSTD PCL6, OPT PS3 emulation
Available fonts80 (PCL), 136 (PS3)


Fax (Standard / Option)OPT
Compression methodMH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocolSuper G3/G3
Transmission time (sec)3
Modem Speed (bps)33.600 - 2.400
Transmission resolutionSTD 203,2 x 97,8 dpi Extra Fine 406,4 x 391 dpi
Document Size (Min)A5
Document Size (Max)A3
Memory (MB)8
Grey Scale levels256
Dial Registration; rapid/speed dial999
Broadcast Transmission (max. destinations)500


Output Capacity Max.500
Staple Capacity (sheets) Max.50
Saddle Stitch-
Off-set shiftingOPT
Hole punchOPT