Sharp FO-DC550 Fax Machine Copier Printer
Exerience the competitive business advantages of peak performance and productivity with the Sharp FO-DC550 Document Communication System. This advanced yet compact multifunction document system offers standard copying, PC printing, Super G3 faxing, and full color scanning features. Additionally, the FO-DC550 can be easily connected to a network to meet the demands of a busy workgroup with high-quality PC printing, as well as full-color network scanning.
Feature-rich Copy Functions
High-quality 600 dpi output at a fast 16 pages-per-minute Standard 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 reversing document feeder allows for quick copying of multi-page originals – simplex or duplex. 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 33.6 Kbps modem for fastest fax communication
Super G3 Fax Function
JBIG compression reduces file sizes dramatically 2 MB memory Stores up to 50 jobs 18 one-touch rapid dial keys and 100 abbreviated (speed) dialers Group dialing up to 100 locations Print hold feature for secure fax receptions
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
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™ Lite integrated desktop document management software. Eliminate the need for extra peripherals that take up valuable office space.
Flexible Networking Capability (with optional AR-NB2N)
User-friendly utilities and driver software make 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 large jobs quickly. Backward compatible with PCL5e for predictable printing of even older documents
Advanced Software and Web-based Management Tools (included with AR-NB2N network option)
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 a Sharp Digital IMAGER (available summer 2004, ask your local authorized Sharp dealer).
Standard Functions Copy/Fax/Print/Scan Copying Speed 16 PPM1 Automatic Duplex Yes Original Size Max. 8 1/2" x 14" Paper Feed 1 - 250 sheet paper tray Maximum Monthly Volume Up to 15K Print Speed 16 PPM1 Page Description Language Host-based with JBIG compression2 Full color PC Scanning TWAIN compliant PC Scanning3 Type Desktop Copy System Dry, electrostatic Originals Sheets, bound documents Original Size Max. 8 1/2" x 14" 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 25 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 (RGB) Gradation 256 Levels Required Power Supply 120vac 60hz Weight Approx 44.1 lbs. Dimensions 20.4" (w) x 19.8" (d) x 15" (h) Optional Equipment 250 sheet paper tray, External Print Server, PCL6 Network Printing/Network Scanning Expansion Kit, Postscript level 3 Expansion kit, Cabinet Printer Specifications Technology Laser Print Size 8 1/2" 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 Microsoft® Windows® 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP Hardware Platforms Resident Fonts N/A Memory Shared Print Paper Feed Paper tray/Bypass tray PC Scanner Specifications Type 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 AR-NB2N Network Expansion Kit Optional 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) Super G3 Fax Function (standard) Modem Speed Super G3 (up to 33.6Kbps)6 Transmission time 3 seconds6 Best Compression JBIG Max. original size 8.5" x 14" Best Resolution Superfine Memory 2 MB Rapid/Speed dialers 18/100 Group dialing/broadcasting 18 groups/100 destinations Print Hold Standard