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FAX (AM-400 only)
Quick Transmission
The AM-400's rapid fax transmission time of approximately 3 seconds per page*1 „ via a Super G3 modem at up to 33.6 Kbps „ gets your important documents to their destination faster. What this means for you is less time spent waiting for your fax jobs to finish.
Laser Quality Faxes
These days, thereÍs no excuse for blurry, low-quality fax printouts. With the AM-400, you get high-quality laser-printed output that retains more detail from the original fax. Your communications will be more effective, and you wonÍt need to constantly have illegible faxes re-sent.

Productive Copying
A dependable, productive copy machine is an important component of every successful office „ and yours is no exception. The AM-400/300Ís efficient copy rate of 12 copies per minute*2 enables you to finish your copy jobs sooner and move onto the next task on your list.
Convenient Paper Management
Despite its compact size, the AM-400/300 boasts a paper capacity of 250 sheets*3, so you won't need to constantly refill the paper drawer. Further paper management convenience is provided by the automatic document feeder, which holds up to 20 pages*3 of documents.
Face-Down Printing
With the AM-400/300, you neednÍt waste time re-ordering the pages of copied documents. Your documents are printed face-down and in the correct order, so theyÍre ready to read straight out of the output tray. Face-down printing also protects your privacy by keeping documents out of sight of passers-by.

Speedy Output
When it's time to print out a file from your PC, the AM-400/300 delivers timely satisfaction to streamline your office documentation. With its 12 pages per minute*2 printing output, boosted by a fast USB 2.0*4 interface, the AM-400/300 effortlessly handles the typical printing load of a small office.
600 x 600 dpi Resolution
No matter what theyÍre to be used for, your printed documents should always look good. Thanks to the 600 x 600 dpi resolution of the AM-400/300Ís laser printer engine, your printed documents come out looking crisp, professional and easy to read.
Versatile Bypass Tray
The AM-400/300 is ready to meet the various printing demands of your growing business. Tucked away discreetly on the side of the AM-400/300 is a handy bypass tray, which allows you to throughput envelopes, postcards and other one-off documents.

Full-Colour Scanning
When you use the AM-400/300 to scan original documents onto your PC, a wide spectrum of colours is faithfully retained, with up to 600 x 600 dpi resolution. You can then use those scanned files to create vivid, high-impact colour documents or presentation materials.
Sharpdesk™ for File Management
Sharpdesk™ software brings a new level of document integration to your PC. It enables you to effortlessly organize, edit and combine over 200 different file types on your desktop. Scanned files can be printed, e-mailed or archived, depending on your specific requirements.
Button Manager
Using the AM-400/300’s Button Manager, you can quickly and easily scan a document directly into an application on your PC. This convenience is extended to a range of applications, including Sharpdesk™, e-mail, Microsoft® Word and OCR.

Other Key Features
  • Duplex scanning (manual)
  • Wide zoom from 25% to 400%
  • 100 speed dials (AM-400 only)
  • Polling (AM-400 only)
  • Timer transmission (AM-400 only)

[ Specifications ]
Type Digital Laser MFP
Paper Size
Paper tray: A4
Bypass tray:  A4/A5 (paper);
COM 10/Monarch/ISO DL (envelope);
European postcard (A6 card)
Paper Capacity 250 sheets*3
Automatic Document Feeder 20 sheets (A4)*3
First Copy Time Approx. 50 seconds
Power Requirements Rated local AC voltage ±10%, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby 9 W (AM-400), 8.5 W (AM-300), Max. 870 W
Dimensions (W x D x H) 475 x 420 x 370 mm (18.7" x 16.5" x 14.6")
Weight Approx. 12.7 kg (28.0 lbs.) with supplies
Facsimile (AM-400 only)
Applicable Telephone Line Public switched telephone network (PSTN)
Compatibility Super G3
Data Compression MH/MR/MMR
Transmission Time Approx. 3 seconds per page*1
Modem Speed 33,600 to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback
Fax Resolution
Horizontal:  8 pels/mm (203 pels/inch)
Vertical: 15.4 lines/mm (392 lines/inch) [Superfine]
7.7 lines/mm (196 lines/inch) [Fine]
3.85 lines/mm (98 lines/inch) [Standard]
Memory Size 2 MB memory (approx. 125 pages of A4 paper)*1
Copy Speed 12 copies per minute*2
Continuous Copy Max. 99 copies
Copy Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Copy Reduction/Enlargement 25 to 400% in 1% increments
Fixed Copy Ratio 25, 50, 70, 100, 141, 200, 400%
Print Type GDI (Graphical Device Interface)
Print Speed 12 pages per minute*2
Print Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Interface USB 2.0*4
Supported OS Windows¬ XP/2000/Me*5
Colour Scanner
Scan Type Colour CIS
Scan Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Compatibility TWAIN, WIA (Windows¬ Image Acquisition in Windows¬ XP)
Interface USB 2.0*4
Supported OS Windows¬ XP/2000/Me*5
Scan Applications TWAIN/WIA driver, Button Manager, Sharpdesk™
Supplies*6 AM-30DC (Toner cartridge)
AM-90DR (Drum cartridge)
Availability and some specifications may vary according to region.
Design and specifications are current as of March 2005, but are subject to change without prior notice.
Specifications of expendable supplies may vary according to region.
Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Sharpdesk is a trademark of Sharp Corporation.
*1 Based on Sharp's standard No.1 chart at standard resolution in Sharp Special mode, excluding time for protocol signals (i.e., ITU-T phase C time only). Transmission speed may vary depending on the communication environment.
*2 Print and copy speeds are based on the continuous print rate after the first page is printed.
*3 80 g/m2 (20 lbs.) A4 copier paper at room temperature.
*4 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed performance requires Windows® XP Service Pack 1 or Windows® 2000 Service Pack 4 with pre-installed USB 2.0 port.
*5 Support not provided for Windows® Me in Arabic, Thai or Hebrew.
*6 Max. 3,000 pages (AM-30DC) or 20,000 pages (AM-90DR) at 5% coverage based on Sharp's standard No.1 chart at standard resolution.

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