Thursday, 22 March 2018

Light Production MFD

65 cpm Colour, Black & White Copier/Printer/Scanner

Precise. Productive. Professional. A True Colour-on-Demand Powerhouse



A High-Speed Colour MFD with Full-Fledged Functionality to Meet Various Light Production Needs

Sharp’s flagship MX6500N is a colour print-on-demand powerhouse built for full-scale light production of professional documents. A variety of automatic adjustment functions enable this MFD to maintain exceptional print quality on a par with commercial printing. A powerful external Fiery® Colour Print Server with Command WorkStation® software is available for colour-critical environments that require precise management of print jobs. The software can be operated intuitively through the MFD’s user-friendly 15.4-inch colour LCD touchscreen panel—a unique Sharp specialty.

The ultra-versatile MX6500N not only offers a full suite of paper-feed and finishing options, it also handles a variety of paper types and paper thickness's up to 300 gsm. With selected options, total paper capacity can be boosted all the way to 13,500 sheets. On top of that, users can take advantage of flexible document system configurations that cater precisely to their varying needs. Powerful, fast, and highly configurable, this is one MFD that delivers quality on demand.

Key Features:

  • Exceptional Productivity. A winning combination of speed and power
  • Superb, stable Image Quality 
  • Fiery® print server for outstanding colour output
  • Flexibility in paper handling and finishing options
  • Multi-Layered Security
  • Environment and User-Friendly

Heavy Duty Productivity Booster

  • Super-Efficient Colour and B/W Output
  • Speedy Document Feeding
  • High-efficiency scanner
  • Intermediate Toner Hopper
  • Large Paper Capacity
  • Simultaneous Job Processing
  • Automated Finishing Options
  • High capacity stacker

Superb Image Quality

  • Wide colour gamut
  • Developer Refresh System 
  • Auto Process Control
  • High Resolution Output 
  • Easy, High-Quality Copying
  • Adobe Postscript 3
  • Precise colour registration


  • Curl Correction Unit 
  • Air Feed System
  • Full Front Access
  • Multi-feed detection system
  • Administrator machine adjustments

Ease of Use

  • 15.4  Inch colour touchscreen LCD  
  • Advanced Preview
  • Job management
  • Retractable Keyboard (option) 

Multi Layered Security

  • Data Encryption and Overwriting
  • Document Control Function (option)
  • User Authentication
  • Hidden Pattern Copy/Print
  • Tracking Information Print

Available Peripherals include

  • MC-FN21: Finisher (100 sheet)
  • MX-FN22: Finisher (100 sheet)
  • MX-PN13A/B/C/D: Punch Module
  • MX-TM10:Trimming Module
  • MX-ST10:Stacker
  • MX-FD10: Folding Unit
  • MX-TU14 *Exit Tray Cabinet
  • MX-CF11: Inserter
  • MX-RB15: Curl Correction Unit
  • MX-TR14 **: Exit Tray Unit
  • MX-LT10 **: Long-Paper Feeding Tray
  • MX-LC12: Large-Capacity Tray (A4)
  • MX-LCX3N: Large-Capacity Tray (A3)
  • MX-MF11: Multi-Bypass Tray (A4)
  • MX-LC13: Large-Capacity Trays
  • MX-RB14: Paper Pass Unit
  • MX-CA10:Paper Cart
  • MX-SL10N:Status Indicator
  • MX-PE10: Fiery® Server
  • MX-PX10:Interface Kit
  • Mx-RB17:Connection Module











Engine speed*1


Colour: max. 65 cpm / ppm
B/W: max.65 cpm / ppm



Paper size


Max. SRA3/A3 wide, min. A5R*1



Paper capacity (80 g/m2)


Standard: 3,100 sheets (1,200-sheet tray, 800-sheet tray, two 500-sheet trays, and 100-sheet multi-bypass tray)
Maximum: 13,500 sheets


Warm-up time*2






Copy/print (shared): 5GB
1 TB HDD*3



Power requirements


230-240 AC voltage, 50/60 Hz



Power consumption  (max.)


3.84 kW



Dimensions (W x D x H)


982 x 768 x 1530 mm





228.1 kg





Job build, document filing, user authentication (1,000 accounts), toner save mode, pre-heat/auto power shut-off modes, advanced preview, etc.




Original paper size

Max. A3



First copy time*4


Full colour: 5.1 sec
B/W: 3.7 sec



Continuous copy


Max. 9,999 copies





Scan: 600 x 600 dpi (colour)

          600 x 600dpi, 600 x 400 dpi (B & W)
Print:  600 x 600 dpi, 9600 (equivalent )  x 600 dpi

(depending on print mode)





Equivalent to 256 levels   



Zoom range


25 to 400% (25 to 200% using DSPF) in 1% increments



Preset copy ratios


10 ratios (5R/5E) 


Network Scanner


Scan method

Push scan (via operation panel), pull scan (with TWAIN-supporting application)





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 settings



File format


TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, compact PDF*5, PDF/A, JPEG*6, XPS*7


Scan destinations

Scan to e-mail/desktop/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB memory


Document Filing


Document filing capacity *8

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



Storage folders


Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1000 folders)



Confidential storage


Password protection (for main and customer folders)


Network Printer



1,200 x 1,200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi





USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T


Supported OS

Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® , Windows® 8, MAC OS X10.4, X10.5, X10.6, X10.7, X10.8



Network protocols


TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), EtherTalk (AppleTalk)



Printing protocols


LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, FTP for downloading print files, EtherTalk printing, IPP



Standard: PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3™ 
Option*9: XPS



Available fonts


80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for Adobe PostScript®3


Fiery® Print Server (optional MX-PE10, MX-KB16, AND MX-PX10 required)





External server



System Software


Fiery FS100 Pro



Operating System


Windows® 7 professional for embedded systems x32/x64





Intel® Core® i2400, 3.1 GHz










1,200 X 1,200 dpi; 600 x 600dpi (PS,PCL)



Supported OS


Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Mac OS X10.5, X10.6, X10.7



Network Protocols







Gigabit Ethernet



Printing Protocols


LPD, PServers, PRINT, PAP, SBM, Port 9100, IPP 1.1, e-mail prints (PS, PDF), Mac Bonjour, AppleTalk





Adobe PostScript 3



Available Fonts


136 fonts for Adobe PostScript 3



Power Requirements


100V to 240V , 50/60 Hz



Power Consumption (max.)


0.35 kW



Dimensions (W x D x H)


212.3 x 482.6 x 488.4 mm



Weight (approx.)


19.6 kg


*1: Only short-edge feeding can be used with A5 paper. *2: At rated voltage, 23°C. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment. *3: HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status. *4: Long –edge feeding of A4 sheets from 2nd paper tray, using document glass, without auto colour selection and auto colour mode, MFD in full ready condition. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.*5: Optional MX-EB11 required. *6: Colour only. *7: To view XPS files on PCs not running Windows Vista, you must have the XPS viewer application installed. *8: Storage capacity will vary depending on the type of document and scan settings. *9: Optional MX-PUX1 required. 10: Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.10:  Colour variations to products may occur due to printing. 11: Some features require optional items. Please consult with an authorised Sharp reseller for details. 12: All information and technical details are correct as at machine release date. 13: Windows, Windows server, windows Vista and Excel are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Adobe and PostScript 3 are either registered trademarks, or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the US and/or other countries. App store is a service mark of apple Inc. Apple, the Apple logo; iPhone and iPad are trademarks of apple Inc. registered in the US and other countries. IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco systems, the US and other countries and is used under license by Apple Inc. Android and Google play are trademarks of Google Inc. All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. 14: The ENERGY STAR logo is a certification mark and may only be used to certify products that have been determined to meet the ENERGY STAR programme requirements. ENERGY STAR is a US registered mark. The ENERGY STAR guidelines apply to products only in the US, the EU, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan.

  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Colour variations to products may occur due to printing
  • Some features require Optional items.  Please consult with an authorised Sharp reseller for details.
  • All information and technical details are correct as at machine release date.
  • Windows, Windows Server and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.  All other brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • The Energy Star logo is a certification mark and may only be used to certify products that have been determined to meet the Energy Star programme requirements.  Energy Star is a US registered mark.  The Energy Star guidelines apply to products only in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Business Products Warranty Statement


This Sharp product is warranted against faults in material and manufacture for the period as stated in the table below.

In the event of any defect arising in the equipment during the warranty period, such repairs should only be carried out by the Dealer from which the unit was originally purchased or a Service Centre approved by Sharp to service this type of equipment These repairs would be carried out at no charge to the owner, subject to the conditions specified herein.

This warranty does not extend to defects or injuries caused by or resulting from causes not attributable to faulty parts or the manufacture of the product, including but not limited to, defect or injury caused by or resulting from misuse, abuse, neglect, lack of maintenance, accidental damage, improper voltage, liquid spillage, vermin infestation, software, or any alterations made to the product which are not authorised by Sharp.

Please retain your sales documentation, as this should be produced to validate a warranty claim. This warranty is in addition to and in no way limits, varies or excludes any implied rights and remedies under any relevant legislation in the country of sale.

This warranty does not cover transportation to and from the Sharp Approved Service Centre. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired. Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. The repair of your goods may result in the loss of user generated data, please ensure that you have saved this data elsewhere prior to repair.

Australian customers: Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. The criteria of a major failure is defined in the Australian Consumer Law. Should you require any assistance with a major failure please contact Sharp Customer Care.



Data Projector 24 months (excluding lamps and air filters)
Copier / Printer   6 months
Electronic Cash Registers 12 months
Facsimile 12 months
Information Display Panel 36 months
POS Terminals 12 months
AL Copier 12 months
Calculator 12 months
Personal Organiser 12 months

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty applies to products sold in Australia & New Zealand