Wednesday, 30 November 2022

Small Business up to 30 cpm

23 ppm Copier/Printer/Scanner

Compact and Cost Effective - A Network-Capable Mulifunctional Performer



Brilliant Colour Scanning—Setting the Tone for High Performance

Thanks to Sharp, just one powerful document solution is all you need to keep pace with today’s high-speed, graphic-intensive business communications. The compact, user-friendly MX-M232D delivers ultra-efficient copying/printing, brilliant colour scanning, and optional Super G3 faxing to boost productivity while covering all your basic office needs. Plus, adding powerful network printing and full-colour network scanning options gives the MX-M232D the functionality to grow along with your business.

Key Features

  • Four-in-one functionality (copy, print, colour scan, and fax(option).
  • Full-colour, 600-dpi scanning up to size A3, with convenient scan utility software (Sharpdesk and Button Manager).
  • Upgradeable to network printing and network colour scanning (scan to e-mail, FTP server, or desktop).
  • Scan Once/Print Many function, electronic sorting, and offset stacking boost copying efficiency.
  • Built-in stackless duplex module for efficient two-sided copying/printing.
  • 40-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder or 40-sheet Single Pass Feeder (option).
  • 350-sheet paper capacity, expandable to max. 1,100 sheets.
  • IP/MAC address filtering restricts unauthorised access (option).
  • LDAP support for easy browsing of e-mail addresses (option).
  • Super G3 faxing with JBIG compression (option)


  • Speedy Copying and Quick First Copy Time
  • Large Paper Capacity
  • Scan Once/Print Many and Electronic Sorting
  • Versatile Editing Functions
  • Built-in Duplex Module and Optional RSPF
  • Card Shot
  • Superb Image Quality


  • Speedy Printing with Sharp Technology
  • Job Offset and Job Separator
  • Duplex Printing
  • Network Printing (option)
                   - Powerful Network Printing
                   - IP/MAC Address Filtering for Security

Colour Scanning

  • A3 Full-Colour Scanning
  • Push and Pull Scanning
  • Sharpdesk for Total Document Management
  • Full Colour Network Scanning (option)
                   - Scan to Desktop, E-Mail, FTP Server or USB
                   - LDAP Support


  • ARRP10: Reversing single pass feeder
  • ARSP10: Single pass feeder
  • MXTR10: Job separator tray
  • MXNB12: Network expansion kit
  • MXFX13: Fax expansion kit
  • ARD36: 250 sheet Paper feed unit
  • ARD37: 2 x 500 sheet paper feed unit
  • MXXB17: Fax mounting kit
  • MXUSX1/X5: Sharpdesk 1/5 License kit
  • MXUS10/50/AO: Sharpdesk 10/50/100 License kit
  • MXEB14: 128 MB expansion memory board
  • MXPK10: PS3 expansion kit





Engine speed


Paper size

Max. A3, min. A6

Standard paper capacity

600 sheets (250 + 100)

Max paper capacity

1,100 sheets with option

Warm-up time*1

25 seconds or less



Power requirements

230~240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

Max. 1.2 kW

Dimensions(W x D x H) (including document cover) *2

591 x 573 x 595 mm

Weight (approx.) *2

35 kg


Original paper size

Max. A3

First copy time*4

5.9 sec.

Continuous copy

Max. 999 copies


600 x 600 dpi


Scan: 256 levels
Print: 2 levels

Zoom range

25% to 400% in 1% increments (50% to 200% using RSPF)

Preset copy ratios

10 ratios (5 reduction + 5 enlargement)



600 x 600 dpi


USB 2.0

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

PDL (emulation)

SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression)





10Base-T/100Base-TX, USB 2.0

Print Resolution

600 dpi, 300 dpi*4

Scan resolution

75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi

Available fonts

80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation*7

Network Protocols

Printing: TCP/IP

File formats


Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Server® 2003/32008, Windows Vista® Windows®7

PDL (emulation)

PCL 6 emulation, PS3 emulation*7



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


USB 2.0

Scan Method

Push scan (via control panel), pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)

Scanner utilities

Button Manager, Sharpdesk

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

Facsimilie (Optional MXFX13 required)

Compression method


Communication Protocol

Super G3/G3

Transmission time

Less then 3 seconds*11

Modem speed

33,600 bps to 2400 bps with automatic fallback

Transmission resolution

From standard (203.2 x 97.8 dpi) to Ultra fine (406.4 x 391 dpi)

Recording width

A3 to A5

Grey scale levels

Equivalent to 256 levels

*1: At rated voltage, 23o C
*2: Dimensions and weight include two paper trays for MXM232D and one paper tray for MXM182D
*3: Optional MX-NB12 required for print/scan user control.
*4: When feeding A4 sheets from top paper tray.
*5: Available on MXM182D/MXM232D
*6: Sharpdesk cannot be used on computers running Windows 2000®. TWAIN is not supported by computers running Windows Server® 2003/2008
*7:Optional MX-PK10 required for Postscript printing
*8: 300 dpi can be selected only when using the PCL6 printer driver.
*9: Some features are not available according to the printer driver used
*10: To be available spring 2012
*11: Based on an A4 document with approx. 700 characters at standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.

  • Design and specification are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Some features require optional items. Please consult with an authorised Sharp Reseller for deatils.
  • All information and technical details are correct as at machine release date.
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  • All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • The Energy Star logo is a certification mark and may only be used to certify products that have been determined to meet the Energy Star programme requirements. Energy Star is a US registered mark. The Energy Star guidelines apply to products only in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

Business Products Warranty Statement


This Sharp product is warranted against faults in material and manufacture for the period as stated in the table below.

In the event of any defect arising in the equipment during the warranty period, such repairs should only be carried out by the Dealer from which the unit was originally purchased or a Service Centre approved by Sharp to service this type of equipment These repairs would be carried out at no charge to the owner, subject to the conditions specified herein.

This warranty does not extend to defects or injuries caused by or resulting from causes not attributable to faulty parts or the manufacture of the product, including but not limited to, defect or injury caused by or resulting from misuse, abuse, neglect, lack of maintenance, accidental damage, improper voltage, liquid spillage, vermin infestation, software, or any alterations made to the product which are not authorised by Sharp.

Please retain your sales documentation, as this should be produced to validate a warranty claim. This warranty is in addition to and in no way limits, varies or excludes any implied rights and remedies under any relevant legislation in the country of sale.

This warranty does not cover transportation to and from the Sharp Approved Service Centre. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. The repair of your goods may result in the loss of user generated data, please ensure that you have saved this data elsewhere prior to repair.

Australian customers: Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. The criteria of a major failure is defined in the Australian Consumer Law. Should you require any assistance with a major failure please contact Sharp Customer Care.



Data Projector 24 months (excluding lamps and air filters)
Copier / Printer   6 months
Electronic Cash Registers 12 months
Facsimile 12 months
Information Display Panel 36 months
POS Terminals 12 months
AL Copier 12 months
Calculator 12 months
Personal Organiser 12 months

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty applies to products sold in Australia & New Zealand