Tuesday, 6 December 2022

Small Business up to 30 cpm

30 ppm Black & White and Colour / Printer / Scanner A4 MFD with Wireless

Small but Mighty—A4 Colour MFD Boasts A3 MFD Performance and Handy Wireless Connectivity


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Less bulk, less lag, less hassle—This Compact A4 Solution Is Big on Function

Compact, streamlined, and packed with document functionality, the MX-C304W fits seamlessly into any business setting. With features normally found on advanced A3 machines, the MX-C304W puts the power of productivity at your fingertips.

Key Features
  • Easy User Interface
  • Secure Access Control
  • Integrated Device Management
  • 7-Inch Colour LCD Touchscreen
  • New Printer Driver with Easy Setup
  • Easy Printing/Scanning with USB Drives
  • Link to Public Cloud (Dropbox/Google/Office365) and Mobile Printing Services
  • Built-in Wireless Connectivity
  • Convert Documents via OCR
  • Sharpdesk Mobile support
  • Sharp OSA installed as standard (MX-AMX2/AMX3)

Copying and Network Printing

  • Easy, High-Quality Copying/Printing
  • Super-Efficient Colour and B/W Output 
  • Microsoft® Office Direct Printing
  • Server-less Print Release standard
  • PCL 6 and true Adobe® PostScript® 3™ standard

Image Send

  • Enhanced Scan Functions
  • Multiple Distribution of Scanned Files
  • Skip Blank Page Function
  • Improved Address Book
  • Business Card Scanning
  • Versatile Fax Functions (option)
  • PC-Fax/PC-Internet Fax
  • Paperless Faxing with Inbound Routing

 Secure Information Sharing

  • Link to Public Cloud and Mobile Printing Services
  • Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture) Multi-Layered Security with MXAMX2 & MXAMX3 standard
  • Multi-Layered Security
  • Sharp OSA Network Scanner Tool
  • Wireless Connectivity

Device Management

  • Web-Based System Settings
  • Network Utility Software
  • Remote Diagnosis
  • Device Cloning
  • Remote Operation


  • Low TEC Value
  • Eco Scan
  • Auto power Shut-Off mode
  • Power ON/OFF schedule
  • Eco recommendation


  • MXPF10: Barcode Font Kit 
  • MXFWX1: Internet Fax Expansion Kit 
  • MXUSX1/USX5: Sharpdesk 1/5-License kit
  • MXUS10/US50/USA0: Sharpdesk 10/50/100-License kit
  • MXAMX1 - Application Integration Module
  • MXFR61U: Data Security Kit











Engine Speed (Colour  B/W)

Max. 30 ppm (A4, short-edge feeding)



Paper size

Max. A4, min. A6



Paper capacity (80 g/m2

Standard: 300 sheets 
(250-sheet tray and 50-sheet multi-bypass tray)
Maximum: 2,700 sheets



Paper weight

Tray 1: 60g/m2 to 105 g/m2  

Tray 2 -5: 55 g/m2 to 220 g/m2  

Multi by-pass tray:55 g/m2 to 220 g/m2  



Warm-up time*1 (seconds)




Memory (MB)

5GB (Copy/Print), 500GB HDD



Power requirements

230-240V AC, 50/60 Hz



Power consumption (Max)

1.84 kW



Dimensions (mm) (W x D x H)        

491 x 568 x 565



Weight (kg)                           

38 kg






Original paper size

Max A4



First copy time*3 (seconds)

Colour: 6.7 sec       B/W: 5.5 sec.



Continuous copy

Max. 9,999 copies




Scan: 600 x 600 dpi, 600 x 400 dpi 
Print: 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi




Equivalent to 256 levels



Zoom range (%)

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



Preset copy ratios

Metric: 10 ratios (5R/5E)


Document Filing


Document filing capacity*5

Main and custom folders: 20,000 pages or 3,000 files

Quick file folder:10,000 pages or 1,000 files



Stored jobs

Copy, print, scan, fax transmission



Storage folders

Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)



Confidential storage

Password protection


Network Printer



Supported OS

Windows Server®  2008, Windows Server®  2008R2, Windows Server®  2012, Windows Server® 2012R2, Windows Server®  2016, Windows®  7, Windows®  8.1, Windows®  10, Mac OS 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10. 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14



Network protocols

TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)



Printing protocols

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



PDL (emulation)

STD: PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3™ 



Available fonts

80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PostScript 3 emulation


Network Scanner



Scan method


Push scan (via control panel)

Pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
Push scan: 100, 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, PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b, encrypted PDF, XPS,  compact PDF, JPEG, searchable PDF, OOXML (pptx, xlsx, docx), text (TXT [UTF-8]), rich text (RTF) 



Scanner utility

NST-Lite (Download)



Scan destinations

Scan to e-mail/Desktop/FTP server/Network folder (SMB)/ USB drive/HDD






Compression method




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

A4 to A5







Greyscale levels

Equivalent to 256 levels




Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.  • Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, SharePoint, Active Directory, Windows Server, and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and/or other countries. PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company. Adobe and PostScript 3 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the US and/or other countries. Google Drive, Gmail, Android, and Google Cloud Print are trademarks of Google LLC. The Google Drive trademark is used with permission from Google LLC. Box is a trademark, service mark, or registered trademark of Box, Inc. Dropbox is a trademark or registered trademark of Dropbox, Inc. QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED in Japan and other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. Qualcomm DirectOffice is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the US and other countries. DirectOffice is a trademark of CSR Imaging US, LP, registered in the US and other countries. All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.



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