Sharp DX-C311 Multi-Function Printer

Price: $2859.00

Sharp DX-C311 Multi-Function Printer

Key Features

  • Crisp, color prints and copies – up to 31 pages per minute
  • Powerful 800 MHz controller for true multi-tasking
  • Large 8.5″ high-resolution widescreen color touch display
  • ImageSEND™ technology scans documents to 7 destinations
  • Easy-to-use document filing system with thumbnail preview
  • Direct USB Scanning and PDF Printing
  • Sharp OSA® development platform helps streamline workflow

Overview

Sharp combines the simplicity and convenience of network printers with the multi-tasking productivity of color MFPs to achieve the best of both worlds. The 31 page minute DX-C311 is an exciting example of the Sharp Frontier DX Series, bringing brilliant color output closer to your workgroup with a Hybrid Design that has a small footprint to fit smaller environments. But the DX-C311 isn’t small on functionality. Its informative 8.5″ W-VGA color touch-panel simplifies operation by providing an intuitive user interface to keep ahead of today’s fast-paced office document distribution needs. Incorporating next-generation Common Controller Architecture, the DX-C311 provides uniform functionality and operability as found in Sharp’s Award-Winning MFP Product Line. Engineered to help reduce operating costs and downtime, the Frontier DX Series is easier than ever to set up, monitor, and maintain. These models offer modular expandability, remote-access capabilities, and a value-added approach to network and software integration. The latest in a long line of innovative products from today’s fastest-growing name in office electronics, they also incorporate Sharp’s Award-Winning Sharp OSA® Platform and the industry-leading Sharp security suite to help protect data and control access.

Features

  • Sharp’s Newest Features
    • Powerful 800 MHz true multi-tasking color document system
    • High resolution 8.5″ touch-screen color display with graphical navigation
    • Remote Front Panel Control
    • Front panel USB port
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    • Image Preview and Thumbnail view
    • Industry leading ImageSEND™ function scans documents to USB devices, network folders, e-mail and more.
    • XPS option available
    • Supports Sharp’s award winning multi-level document and MFP security suite
    • Advanced web-based device management with on-board user manuals
    • IEEE-P2600 compliant
  • High-Quality Network Printing In Both Color and B&W
    • 1200 dpi, 600 dpi
    • Standard PCL® 6/PCL5c, Postscript® 3
    • Optional XPS
    • Professional, ultra-crisp documents with features including cover page printing, overlay print and pamphlet print
    • Easy-to-use print drivers
    • Advanced Image Stabilization provides high quality images page after page
  • Award Winning Network Scanning
    • ImageSEND feature enables users to scan documents up to seven different destinations, including USB Memory Devices, Network Folders, and more!
    • Send-to-Group function allows users to send a mixed group broadcast to E-mail, Fax, and Internet Fax in a single operation.
    • With Send-to-USB feature, you can quickly scan documents to a USB memory device in popular formats such as TIFF, JPEG, PDF, and Encrypted PDF.
  • Versatile Application Integration
    • The DX series supports the new 3rd Generation Sharp OSA technology, which streamlines document workflow and enhances productivity by allowing users to have bi-directional interaction with network applications right from the machine LCD panel.
    • Sharp OSA technology uses industry-standard network protocols such as XML and SOAP.
    • The DX series interact with critical business applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning software, workflow applications, and more!
  • Integrated B/W Fax and Internet Fax
    • Optional Super G3 fax module offers advanced feature such as automatic staple received faxes.
    • Inbound Fax Routing converts fax messages to E-mail.
    • Sharp’s innovative PC fax driver enables users to send fax documents right from their desktop.
    • Optional B/W Internet expansion kit

Specifications

  • Main Specifications

Account Control Up to 1,000 users. Supports user-number authentication (on device), login name/password (on device) or login name/password (on device via LDAP).
Auto Duplexing Standard
Auto Switching Yes
Bypass Tray Yes
Card Shot Feature Yes
Color Modes Auto Color Selection (ACS), Full Color Mode, Monochrome (B/W), 2 Color Mode, Single Color mode
Compression Type – Fax JBIG, MMR, MR, MH
Compression Type – Scan Documents Monochrome: TIFF, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1, Color: Grayscale, Color TIFF, JPEG, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1, Internet Fax: TIFF-FX, FIFF-F, TIFF-S1
Continuous Copy Max. 999 copies
Controller Type Multitasking Common Controller Architecture
Copy Features Scan-Once-Print-Many, electronic sorting, Integrated offset-stacking, Auto Color Sensing (ACS), Auto Paper Sensing (APS), Auto Magnification Sensing (AMS), Auto tray switching (ATS), rotation copy, reverse copy, margin shift, edge erase, OHP insertion, card shot, reverse image, black-white reversal, centering, proof copy, 2-in-1, photo repeat, document filing, job programs, date/character/page stamp (color)
Copy Method Dry electrostatic transfer/Dual component developer/Magnetic brush development/OPC drums/Heat Roller fusing/Xenon lamp exposure
Copy Size Min. 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, Max. 8 1/2″ x 14″
Copy/Print Speed 31 Color / 31 B&W
Display Type 8.5 Color Touch Panel
Document Management Yes
Drum Type OPC
ENERGY STAR® Yes
Exposure Modes Modes: Automatic (Color: Magical View, B&W: Character AE) Text, Text/Photo, Text/Printed-Photo, Printed-Photo, Photo, Map, Pale-Color document. Settings: Auto exposure control or 9 step manual exposure.
Firmware Management Flash ROM with local (USB); network update capability and firmware update 1 to N with PAU (Printer Administration Utility)
First Copy Out Time1 Platen glass: 8.0 sec or less (B&W); 8.9 sec or less (color) RSPF: 9.9 sec or less (B&W); 11.5 sec or less (color)
Functions2 Copy, print, network print, network scan, and fax
Grayscale 256 gradations/2 levels (monochrome)
Hard Disk Drive 80-GB HDD; 38-GB for Document Filing System and Electronic Sorting
Interface Type RJ-45 Ethernet connection; 10/100 BaseT; USB 2.0
Job Build Yes
Job Programs 48 combined
Ledger No
Letter / Legal Yes
Light Source Xenon Lamp
Magnification 50 – 200% in 1% increments
Max. Jobs in Memory Up to 94
Max. Paper Weight 110 lb. index
Memory Standard 1 GB (copier); 512 MB (printer/network scanning) memory
MFP Type Color Multifunction Digital Document System
Microprocessor Type Power QUICCIII-MPC8533E/800MHz
Network Interface RJ-45 Ethernet connection, 10/100/1000 BaseT
Network Protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC) SSL (HTTP, IPP, FTP), SNMPv3, 802.1x for Windows and Unix. LPD and LPR for UNIX. IPX/SPX® for Novell environments. EtherTalk® and NetBEUI, AppleTalk for Macintosh® environments.
Network Security P/MAC address filtering, protocol filtering, port management, user authentication and document administration
Offset Stacking Optional
Operating Systems Windows® 98, ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP, 2003/2008 Server, Systems Vista, Novell® Netware® 3x,4x, 5x, Mac® OS-9.0, Mac OS-X, Sun® OS 4.1x, Solaris® 2 x, Unix®, Linux®, Citrix® (Metaframe, Presentation Server 4, 4.5) and Windows Terminal Services
Optional Power Filter AR-D5133NT
Options MX-FN12 Inner Finisher, MX-CFABB Base Plate with locking casters, MX-CFABD Deluxe Cabinet with door and locking casters, MX-CSX1 500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Tray 2, MX-CSX2 500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Trays 3 & 4, MX-PUX1 XPS Expansion Kit (Requires MX-SHP1GBXPS), MX-SHP1GBXPS Expansion Memory 1 GB (Required for MX-PUX1), AR-PF1 Bar Code Font Kit, MX-FR13U Commercial Data Security Kit, MX-FWX1 Internet Fax Expansion Kit, MX-FXX3 Fax Expansion Kit, MX-BTX1 Business Card Feeder
Original Feed System 50-sheet RSPF with original size detection
Output Capacity Main output tray (top) 250 sheets (face down)
Paper Feed System3 Standard: 500 sheet paper drawer (Letter/Legal) and 100-sheet bypass tray (Letter/Legal). Optional: Up to 3 additional 500-sheet paper drawers (Letter/Legal)
Paper Type Paper drawers: 16-28 lb. bond. Other paper types include: plain, pre-printed, recycled, pre-punched, letterhead, and color paper. Bypass Tray: 16-28 lb. bond (plain paper), 15-16 lb. (thin paper), 28 lb. bond-110 lb. index (heavy paper), 20-24 lb. (Monarch/Com-10 envelope). Other types include label paper, gloss paper, pre-printed, recycled, pre-punched, letterhead, color film and OHP Film.
Power Consumption Maximum 1440W or less
Power Source AC 100-127 V, 60 HZ, 12 Amps
Resolution (copy mode) Scan: 600 dpi; Copy Output: 600 dpi
RoHS Yes
Software Sharpdesk™ desktop document management software (1 user license)
Supplies DX-C40NTB Black Toner Cartridge, DX-C40NTC Cyan Toner Cartridge, DX-C40NTM Magenta Toner Cartridge, DX-C40NTY Yellow Toner Cartridge, MX-C40NVB Black Developer, MX-C40NVC Cyan Developer, MX-C40NVM Magenta Developer, MX-C40NVY Yellow Developer, MX-C40NRB Black Drum, MX-C40NRS Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Drum
Warm-Up Time4 90 seconds or less
Web-based Management Yes
Zoom Range 50 – 200%

  • Printing System

Direct Printing5 File Types: TIFF, JPEG, PCL, PRN, TXT, PDF, Encrypted PDF, Postscript and XPS1. Methods: FTP, WebPage, E-mail and USB Memory
Page Description Language PCL®5c, PCL6, PostScript 3 compatible, optional XPS
Print Drivers Windows® 98, Windows ME, Windows NT® 4 (with SP5 or later), Windows 2000, Windows Server® 2003, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Server x64, Windows Vista®, Windows Vista x64, Mac® OS, 9.2.2, OSX (including 10.2.8, 10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.1), all Mac PPD, Windows Server 2008 x64
Print Features Continuous printing, duplex printing, pamphlet printing, N-up printing, image rotation, different cover page/last page, transparency inserts, carbon copy print mode, fit-to-page, poster print, margin shift, mirror image, watermarks, overlay, confidential print, confidential batch print, print hold, bypass printing, job priority printing and direct printing. (Note: Some features not available on certain print drivers)

  • Network Scanning

Color Scanner Function Yes

  • Document Scanning

Image Formats JPEG, TIFF, PDF Standard, Optional XPS
Broadcasting – Document Scanning Yes
Scan capability (color/B&W) Color, Monochrome, Grayscale
Scan Destinations (number) 999
Scan Destination type E-mail, Desktop, FTP, Folder (SMB), USB, Internet fax (option), Super G3 fax (option)
Scan Resolution Settings 100 dpi, 200 dpi, 300 dpi, 400 dpi, 600 dpi
Scan Speed 35
TWAIN Compatibility Yes

  • Finishing

Stapler / Finisher Optional
Staple Sheet Capacity 30

  • Super G3 Fax

Auto Dialing Up to 999 destinations (combined with scan destinations)
Broadcasting – Super G3 Fax Optional
Fax Features Quick on-line transmission, direct transmission, F-Code transmission/reception, rotate transmission, anti-junk fax reception, automatically staple received faxes, secure fax release, out of paper memory reception, auto redial, duplex reception transaction reports, activity reports and PC fax
Fax Kit Optional
Fax Memory 8mb (exclusive)
Group Dialing Destinations Up to 500
Inbound Routing Yes
Long Length Originals Up to 19.5″ (for transmission)
Modem/Speed6 33.6 KBPS / Approximately 2 seconds with JBIG7
One Touch Destinations Up to 999 destinations (combined with scan destinations)

  • Options

Data Security Kit Optional
Network Expansion Kit Standard

  • Additional Specifications

Weight Approx. 101.4 lbs. (base model)