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Sharp AR-168D Copier, AR168D Printer and Color Scanner @ 16-ppm



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Sharp AR-168D
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 Sharp AR-168D Copier, Printer, Color Scanner & Duplex copying

Unit Comes Standard With:

  • 50 Sheet Bypass
  • 250 Sheet Cassette
  • standard color PC scanning
  • 32MB Memory
  • 600 dpi PC Printing
  • Dulex Copy (2 Sided Copy)
  • 30 Sheet Document Feeder
  • Electronic Sorter (AR-EB7)
  • AR-152DR Drum Unit (15K)
  • Requires Toner & Developer
  • 12 Month Warranty 

The AR-168D Digital IMAGER combines leading edge features with flexible functionality all in a compact desktop design. With a 30-sheet reversing document feeder, auto-duplex copying and printing, and electronic sorting, the AR-168D is well equipped to deliver the productivity required in today's fast-paced office environments. And with options that include Super G3 fax, PCL6 network printing, and network scanning, the AR-168D can easily grow with your business.

Feature-rich Copy Functions

  • High-quality 600 dpi output at a fast 16 pages-per-minute
  • Hefty 250-sheet paper supply, upgradeable to 500 sheets for added productivity
  • Versatile 50-sheet bypass tray enables easy copying and printing onto different size paper (3 1/2" x 5 1/2" up to 8 1/2" x 14"), envelopes, labels and transparencies.
  • 30-sheet automatic document feeder allows for quick copying of multi-page originals (reversing ADF on AR-168D)
  • Up to 100-page electronic sorting and offset output stacking handles multiple sets with ease
  • Wide range of enlargement and reduction settings (25% to 400% zoom magnification)
  • Eight preset modes for easy image to paper sizing
  • Standard JBIG speed-enhanced printing system
High-efficiency Out-of-the-Box PC Printing
  • Host-based print controller utilizes JBIG compression, reducing the file size of jobs for faster printing
  • Standard USB 2.0 interface and IEEE 1284 bi-directional parallel interface provide flexible connection alternatives
  • 32 MB standard memory for fast, efficient output of big jobs
  • Speed up workflow of professional looking documents with 2-up/4-up printing, fit-to-page, electronic sorting, and auto duplexing.
Built-in Color Scanning for Enhanced Document Flow
  • Increase productivity by converting black & white and color documents into digital files that can be shared, archived, or e-mailed
  • Easily edit, save or distribute documents electronically with Sharpdesk integrated desktop document management software
  • Eliminate the need for extra peripherals that take up valuable office space
Flexible Networking Capability (option)
  • User-friendly utilities and driver software makes for easy integration into an existing network environment
  • Simple plug-and-play, full-featured AR-NB2N Network Expansion Kit option offers PCL6 network printing, walk-up network scanning, web-based device management and more.
  • Option enables all network users to Scan to Email, Scan to Desktop, Scan to FTP, Scan to URL and Scan to Print, enhancing workflow and increasing productivity
  • PCL6 print emulation processes even large jobs quickly
  • Backward compatible with PCL5e for predictable printing of even older documents
  • Printer Administration Utility allows for easy management of any SNMP-compliant printer on the network, right from your desktop
  • View the status of print jobs and printer conditions through an easy-to-use Print Status Monitor graphical interface
  • Password-protected Web-based management provides user and administrator with many timesaving tools, such as device configuration, scan destination management, feature control, Remote E-mail Diagnostics, IP/MAC Address Filtering and more
  • My Sharp, a new dedicated customer-care website, allows users to locate resources and find information specific to your Sharp Digital IMAGER (available Spring 2004, ask your local authorized Sharp dealer)
Fax Option for Expanded Functionality
  • AR-FX9 Super G3 Fax Kit expands functionality to include fax capabilities
  • Super G3 modem speed (up to 33.6 kbps) of 3 seconds per page
  • 256 grayscale with standard, fine and superfine resolution for crisp, clear output
  • 2 MB memory, holds up to 120 pages
  • Fast and easy transmissions with 18 rapid dials, 100 speed dials and group dials/broadcasting to reach up to 18 groups and 100 destinations
Copying Speed   16 PPM1
Automatic Duplex   No
Original Size   Max. 8.5" x 14"
Paper Feed   1 - 250 sheet paper tray
Recommended Monthly Volume   up to 15k
Print Speed   16 PPM
Page Description Language   Sharp Print Language with Compression (SPLC)2
Full color PC Scanning   TWAIN compliant PC Scanning3
Type   Desktop
Copy System   Dry, electrostatic
Originals   Sheets, bound documents
Copy Size   3.5" x 5.5" to 8.5" x 14"
Continuous Copy   Max. 99
Magnification   25 - 400% / with 8 presets
Memory   32 MB (Shared)
Resolution   600 dpi
First-Copy Time   9.6 seconds / 25 seconds4
Warm-Up Time   0 seconds5
Original Feed System   Reversing Single Pass Feeder
Duplexing   Auto/Trayless
Fusing System   Heat and pressure
Developer System   Magnetic brush develoment
Exposure System   Stationary platen with automatic exposure
Light Source   Tri-color CCD light source
Gradation   256 Levels
Required Power Supply   120vac 60hz
Weight   Approx. 44.1 lbs.
Dimensions   20.4" (w) x 19.8" (d) x 15.0" (h)
Optional Equipment   250 sheet paper tray, Super G3 facsimile kit, External Print Server, PCL6 Network Printing/Network Scanning Expansion Kit, Postscript level 3 Expansion kit, Cabinet
  Printer Specifications    
Technology   Laser
Processor   Sharp
Print Size   8.5" x 11"
8.5" x 14"
Resolution / Print Quality   600 dpi
Computer Interface   IEEE 1284 parallel/USB-2.0
Print Controller   Sharp SPLC
Protocols   N/A
Auto Switching   N/A
Print Driver Support   Windows® 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP
Resident Fonts   N/A
Memory   Shared
Print Paper Feed   Paper tray/Bypass tray
  PC Scanner Specifications    
Type   Full color / monochrome
Original type   Flat bed / sheet fed w/ADF
Original Size   Max. 8.5" x 14"
Optical Resolution   600 x 1200 dpi
Interface   USB 2.0
  Optional AR-NB2N Network Expansion Kit    
Network Printing   PCL6/5e
Network Scanning   Scan-to-Email, Scan-to-Desktop, Scan-to-FTP
Web-based Management   Imager Home Page
Sharp Utilities   Printer Administration Utility, Sharp Monitor, Sharpdesk™ Lite Document Management Software with Composer and OCR (3 user license)