Want to keep up with today's fast-paced and graphic-intensive business communications? The AR-M162 has all your basic office needs covered in one powerful document solution that delivers ultra-efficient copying/printing, brilliant colour scanning and optional Super G3 faxing. In addition to its extensive range of superb copier and printing functions, the AR-M162 offers convenient connectivity for small workgroups with a Smart Sharing interface for up to 3 users. And with options available for powerful network printing / scanning, the AR-M162 even has the functionality to grow with your business. Conveniently packaged in a compact and user-friendly design, the AR-M162 delivers the power and ease-of-use that today's businesses are looking for.
Speedy Faxing (option)
First copy time*1
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Max. A3, Min A5 (min. A6R via bypass)
Standard : 350 sheets; Maximum : 1,100 sheets
Approx. 45 sec.
Page memory: 32MB
Optional memory: 256MB (MXARSM5)
230 ~ 240 V AC ± 10%, 50/60 Hz
590 x 595 x 435 mm (excluding document cover)
Approx. 30.0 kg
|Copy Speed (max.)
Original paper size
Preset copy ratios
|Max. 16 cpm (A4 size)|
Max. A3 size
Max. 999 copies
Scan: 600 x 600 dpi (Photo mode),
600 x 300 dpi (Auto/Text mode)
Print : 600 dpi x 600 dpi
25% to 400% (50% to 200% using SPF) in 1% increments
10 ratios (5 reduction + 5 enlargement)
Auto paper selection, auto magnification selection, auto tray switching, Scan Once/Print Many, rotation copy, electronic sorting, XY zoom, dual page copy, card shot, margin shift, edge/centre erase, multi-shot (4-in-1, 2-in-1), offset stack, pre-heat / auto power shut-off modes, toner save mode, copy /print/scan auditing mode*2 (50 accounts total)
|Print speed (max.)
IEEE 1284, USB 1.1, USB 2.0
Windows NT® 4.0 (Workstation SP5 and later),
Windows® 2000 (Professional),
Windows® XP (Home/Professional),
SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression)
PCL 6/5e, PS3 emulation *3
|80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation*4|
RIP Once/Print Many, N-up (2/4), fit to page, image orientation, auto paper selection, rotation print, output tray selection, image adjustment, pure black and white, watermarks, offset print, status window.
|Push scan (via operation panel) and|
pull scan (with Twain-supporting application)
600 x 600 dpi (setting range: 50 to 9,600 dpi *5)
TWAIN, WIA (Windows® XP only), STI
|USB 1.1, USB 2.0|
Windows® 98/Me, Windows® XP (Home/Professional), Windows® 2000 (Professional)
Button Manager, Sharpdesk™
|Network Printing / Scanning (optional AR-NB3 required)|
|600 dpi, 300 dpi *6|
Windows® 95/98/ME, Windows® NT 4.0 (Workstation SP5 and later), Windows® 2000 (Professional) / XP (Home/Professional)
Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.1.5, 10.2 to 10.2.8 (excluding 10.2.2), 10.3 to 10.3.4*4
|64MB, max 320MB with SO-DIMM 256MB (144 pin)|
TCP/IP, IPX/SPX (Netware), EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
PCL and PS3 emulation*4, printer administration utility, printer status monitor, PDF/TIFF direct printing*7, network scan (scan to e-mail/FTP server/desktop), LDAP, IP/MAC address filtering
JPEG, PDF, TIFF
|Facsimile (optional AR-FX11 required)|
Less than 3 seconds*8
|33,600 bps to 2,400 bps with automatic fallback|
Standard: 8 dots x 3.85 lines/mm
Ultra Fine: 16 dots x 15.4 lines/mm
A3 to A5
2MB flash memory
Optional memory: 8MB (AR-MM9)
Equivalent to 256 levels
Rapid and group dials (50 in total), 300 speed dials, 9 job programmes, broadcasting (200 destinations), memory transmission/reception, quick on-line transmission, auto reduction (transmission / reception), rotation transmission / reception, long original transmission (max. 800 mm), divided reception, timer transmission, polling, F-Code compatibility (confidential, relay broadcast, polling), auditing mode (50 accounts)
*1: When feeding A4 sheets from the paper tray. first copy time depends on the operating environment and the status of use.
*Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
This Sharp product is warranted against faults in materials and manufacture for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of original purchase. 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.
The owner is responsible for any transportation and insurance costs if the product has to be returned for repair. This warranty does not extend to accessories or 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, accidental damage, improper voltage, liquid spillage, vermin infestation, software, use of consumables other than those approved by Sharp 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 express and implied rights and remedies under any relevant legislation in the country of sale. However to the extent permitted by such legislation, Sharp excludes any liability for any indirect or consequential damage arising from the purchase or use of the product.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty applies only to products sold in Australia & New Zealand