Type Console
Engine speed (colour & B/W) Max. 70/62 cpm/ppm (A4, 8 1/2″ x 11″, long-edge feeding)
Paper size Max. SRA3/A3 wide (12″ x 18″), min. A5R (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″R)
Paper capacity
(80 g/m2)
Standard 3,100 sheets (1200-, 800-, 2×500-sheet trays and 100-sheet multi-bypass tray)
Maximum 8,500 sheets
Paper weight Trays 1&2 60 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 28 lbs bond)
Trays 3&4 60 g/m2 to 220 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 80 lbs cover)
Multi-bypass tray 55 g/m2 to 300 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 170 lbs index)
Warm-up time*1 55 sec.
Memory Copy/print (shared): 5GB    1TB HDD*2
Power requirements 220 to 240V/8A, 50/60 Hz (10A plug x 2)
Power consumption (max.) 3.84 kW (220 to 240V)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 845 x 844 x 1,222 mm (33 17/64″ x 33 15/64″ x 48 7/64″)
Weight (approx.) 222 kg (489.4 lbs)


Original paper size Max. A3 (11″ x 17″)
First copy time*3 MX-7040N Full colour: 5.1 sec.    B/W: 3.7 sec.
MX-6240N Full colour: 5.6 sec.    B/W: 4.0 sec.
Continuous copy Max. 9,999 copies
Resolution Scan (colour) 600 x 600 dpi
Scan (B/W) 600 x 600 dpi, 600 x 400 dpi
Print 600 x 600 dpi,
9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi (depending on print mode)
Gradation Equivalent to 256 levels
Zoom range 25 to 400% (25 to 200% using DSPF) in 1% increments
Preset copy ratios Metric: 10 ratios (5R/5E), inch: 8 ratios (4R/4E)

Network Scanner

Scan method Push scan (via control panel), pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
Resolution Push scan 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 to 9,600 dpi via user setting
File formats TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, JPEG, XPS*4, compact PDF*5, PDF/A
Scanner utility Sharpdesk
Scan destinations Scan to e-mail/desktop/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB memory

Document Filing

Document filing capacity*6 Main and custom folders: 35,000 pages or 5,000 files
Quick file folder: 10,000 pages or 1,000 files
Stored jobs Copy, print, scan, fax
Storage folders Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)
Confidential storage Password protection (for main and custom folders)

Network Printer

Resolution 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi
Interface USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2012, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8
Network protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
Printing protocols LPR, 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 Standard PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3
Option*7 XPS
Available fonts 80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for Adobe® PostScript® 3

B/W Facsimile (optional MX-FX11 required)

Compression method MH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocol Super G3/G3
Transmission time Less than 3 seconds*8
Modem speed 33,600 bps to 2,400 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 (11″ x 17″ to 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″)
Memory 1GB (built-in)
Grey scale levels Equivalent to 256 levels
  • * 3,893 mm with finisher tray/multi-bypass tray extended.
  • ** 844 mm when control panel is facing upwards.
  • Shown with options.

  • *1:   At rated voltage, 23°C (73.4°F). May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
  • *2:   HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status.
  • *3:   Long-edge feeding of A4 (8 1/2″ x 11″) sheets from 2nd paper tray, using document glass, without Auto Colour Selection and Auto Colour mode, MFP in fully ready condition. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
  • *4:   To view XPS files on PCs not running Windows Vista, you must have the XPS Viewer application installed.
  • *5:   Optional MX-EB11 required.
  • *6:   Storage capacity will vary depending on the type of document and the scan settings.
  • *7:   Optional MX-PUX1 required.
  • *8:   Based on Sharp’s standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 or 8 1/2″ x 11″ long-edge feeding) at standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression.
  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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