Sharp Business Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary of Sharp Corporation Japan, has announced the launch of a new line-up of Monochrome Multifunctional Printers (MFP). The four new models, which include the BP-20M31T, BP-20M28T, BP-20M24T, and BP-20M22T, offer a host of improved productivity functions, security enhancements, powerful workflow features and unified user interface, claims the company.
The MFP series starts from Rs 1,32,500 and will be available for purchase across Sharp offices as well as authorised dealerships across India.
As per the company, the new models offer enhanced productivity features, delivering copy and print speed of 31/28/24 and 22 PPM, and colour scan speed of 37 OPM. The MFP will work efficiently with standard 1 GB RAM and PCL printing, quick warm-up periods, and an enlarged paper capacity of up to 2100 sheets for even longer continuous copying/ printing jobs, claims Sharp.
With the built-in feature of Rotation Sort for Copy and Duplex, the MFP can sort multi-page documents into sets and rotates before outputting them into Horizontal and Vertical schemes. For a wider variety of professionally finished corporate documents, the MFP supports various paper media, with standard paper sizes maximum up to A3 and paper thicknesses up to 200 gsm from the front-loading trays.
A few of the product highlights include ID card copying, multiple scan destinations to email, FTP, network folder, desktop and USB drive, scanning with 100 Sheets Reverse Single Pass Feeder, bypass tray and quick status indicator to notify print jobs. The new monochrome MFP series also offers security with configuration restrictions that limit access to the MFP by requiring user authentication via password, and data security with job retention features. The document system allows the admin to register up to 30 users.
Furthermore, the new series offers options to connect with Sharpdesk mobile smart phone application for printing and scanning from mobile, QR Code printing, USB direct print with popup command to directly choose the print/scan jobs, from the MFP panel. In addition, the optional wireless connectivity features are meant to enable access to the MFP even from locations where connecting a LAN cable is difficult.
As per Sharp, the new printer models are designed to be energy efficient and would be a fit for SMEs, BFSI, Government Institutes, Healthcare, Education, Logistics, E-Commerce, Modern Retail, and other workplaces that demand compact MFP with versatile copy, print and scan solutions.