Sharp Announces New High Performance Workgroup Document Systems With Second Generation Touch-Screen And Enhanced Cloud Capability

New color MFPs raise the bar for productivity with a faster controller, enhanced paper handling and standard Wi-Fi

Feb 07, 2013, 09:00 ET from Sharp Electronics Corporation

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, introduced the new MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N color workgroup document systems offering speeds of 26ppm, 31ppm and 36ppm respectively. These new models offer enhanced performance and include many new features to help businesses be more productive. Standard PCL® 6 and true Adobe® PostScript®3™ printing systems help ensure documents print with the precision and accuracy customers expect. The MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N also come standard with PANTONE® Licensing for color critical environments that utilize the PANTONE Matching System.

"These new workgroup models are designed around today's contemporary office environments offering powerful multitasking features, off-premises cloud support, mobile device access and more," said Mike Marusic, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Solutions Group, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "Tablet-style menu navigation combined with a built-in retractable keyboard and Internet browsing ability enables these MFPs to be both high functioning and a strong value. The MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N document systems are ideal for demanding workgroup environments where high productivity is required."

The MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N are built on the Sharp OSA® 4.1 development platform, offering powerful document workflow capabilities to help businesses leverage their network infrastructure, as well as off-premises cloud services. All three models include Sharp OSA modules for application communication and external accounting applications as standard.

These new models also feature Sharp's second generation high-resolution, touch-screen display offering easy-to-use tablet-style menu navigation and multi-touch pinch & zoom image preview.

The available built-in web browser (standard on the MX-3640N) provides access to web pages for walk-up access to Internet resources.

Convenience and Productivity Features

Sharp's built in Wi-Fi wireless networking with the free Sharpdesk® Mobile app offers convenience printing and scanning for guest users without having to access the company's corporate network. The MFP's "Point-to-Point" mode establishes a direct wireless connection to mobile devices, which is isolated from the wired LAN.  

The MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N offer a new 500 + 2,000 sheet tandem paper drawer enabling a total on-line paper capacity of up to 6,600 sheets for enhanced productivity. Also, a new long paper feeding tray option can feed banner paper up to 48″ long. Expanded media capability supports paper weights up to 110 lb. cover stock (300 gsm) giving businesses added flexibility for producing professional documents.

The MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N also offer a choice of two high-performance finishers that provide a professional look and feel. Businesses can choose from a compact inner finisher or a floor-standing saddle-stitch finisher, both offering three-position stapling and available three-hole punch.


The new MX-2640N, MX-3140N and MX-3640N color workgroup document systems are available immediately for purchase via authorized Sharp dealers and direct sales. Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan.  For more information about the complete line of Sharp workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit

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About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, color MX Series multifunction printers (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. Sharp® MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass, to enhance scanning reliability and help preserve document integrity.  To keep documents safe from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security by offering one of the most secure suites of MFP applications.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and information tools. Leading brands include AQUOS® Quattron™ LCD televisions, AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, SharpVision® projectors, Insight® Microwave Drawer® ovens, Notevision® multimedia projectors and Plasmacluster® air purifiers.

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