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  • Print, Copy, Scan, Fax, File
  • Pages per minute: 41 B/W 41 Colour
  • Paper capacity: Std 1100 Max 5600 sheets
  • High-quality 1200 x 1200 dpi printing
  • 8.5" touch-screen colour LCD control panel with thumbnail views and optional retractable keyboard for data entry
  • Built in 100-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder (RSPF) enabling max scan speed of 50 originals per minute in B/W and colour
  • Industry-leading security solutions for ultimate data/document protection
  • Sharp OSA 3.0 (Open Systems Architecture) allows integration with network applications and makes them accessible from the LCD control panel


The new MX-4100N has been carefully designed for maximum ease of use and exceptional performance.  This machine produces excellent quality images with professional finishing at a print speed of 41 pages per minute, not only for black & white documents but for full-colour documents too.  The large touch-screen control panel features image previews making even the most advanced features instantly and intuitively accessible.  The retractable keyboard enables quick and easy data entry while the innovative remote access front panel can be used for PC based control and configuration.  The MX-4100N also boasts a built in 100-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder enabling 50 originals per minute scanning; a generous paper capacity; powerful productivity tools; 80 GB hard drive and an impressive range of optional upgrades: everything has been designed with efficiency in mind.  And thanks to their modern design, these groundbreaking MFPs will fit right in with the most contemporary of offices.   


Engine speed Colour ppm (A4)41
Engine speed B/W ppm (A4)41
Engine speed Colour ppm (A3)19
Engine speed B/W ppm (A3)19
Paper size: Min.-Max.A5R - A3W
Paper weight (g/m2)55 - 256
Paper capacity:Std (sheets)1100
Paper capacity: Max. (sheets)5600
Warm Up Time (sec.)120
Memory general min/max (MB)1024 - 2048
Memory printer min/max (MB)1024 - 2048
Harddisk capacity (GB)80
Power requirements - rated local AC voltage (Hz)220 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Power consumption (kW)1.84
Dimensions (mm)645 x 695 x 950
Weight (Kg)114


Original paper size (Max.)A3
First copy out time Colour (sec.)6.7
First copy out time B/W (sec.)4.7
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)1200 x 1200
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 formatsXPS, TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, high-compression PDF, JPEG (colour only)
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)1200 x 1200
Enhanced resolution (dpi)1200 x 1200
Network Printer (Standard / Option)STD
Interface Std/OptSTD USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS StandardWindows 98/ME/NT4.0 SP5 or later/2000/Server 2003/XP/Vista/Server 2008
Supported OS OptionsMac OS 9.2.2/Mac OS X 10.2.8/10.3.9/10.4.11/10.5-10.5.1
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 PCL 5c/6, OPT PS3 emulation, XPS
Available fonts80 (PCL), 136 (PS3)


Fax (Standard / Option)OPT
Compression methodMH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocolSuper G3
Transmission time (sec)2
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 - 4000
Staple Capacity (sheets) Max.50
Saddle StitchOPT
Off-set shiftingSTD
Hole punchOPT