Small Business up to 30 cpm

20 ppm Copier / Printer / Scan / Fax

Powerful Performance from a Compact, Network Capable Solution.



Powerful Performance from a Compact, Network-Capable Solution

Despite its space-saving design, the MX-B201D delivers speedy copying and printing, efficient duplexing, superb image quality, and vivid full-colour scanning of a high-performance solution. While bundled Sharpdesk software provides integrated desktop management of documents, teaming the MX-B201D up with options like the Fax Expansion Kit brings even greater efficiency and function. There is no better way to boost productivity than the optional Network Expansion Kit, which extends the MX-B201D’s powerful functions to your entire office network.

Key Features

  • Four-in-one functionality (copy, print, colour scan, and fax(option).
  • Full-colour, 600-dpi scanning with convenient scan utility software (Sharpdesk and Button Manager).
  • Upgradeable to network printing and network colour scanning (scan to e-mail, FTP server, or desktop).
  • Scan Once/Print Many function, electronic sorting, and offset stacking boost copying efficiency.
  • Built-in duplex module for efficient two-sided copying/printing.
  • 50-sheet Reversing Single Pass Feeder (option).
  • 300-sheet paper capacity, expandable to max. 550 sheets.
  • IP/MAC address filtering restricts unauthorised access (option).
  • LDAP support for easy browsing of e-mail addresses (option).
  • Super G3 faxing with JBIG compression (option)
  • Speedy Copying and Quick First Copy Time
  • Electronic Sorting and Offset Stacking
  • One Touch ID Card Copy
  • Efficient Duplex Copying and Optional RSPF
  • Large Paper Capacity
  • Superb Image Quality


  • Speedy Printing with Sharp Technology
  • Print Status Window
  • Duplex Printing
  • Secure Network Printing (option)
                   - Powerful Network Printing
                   - IP/MAC Address Filtering for Security

Colour Scanning

  • Full-Colour Scanning
  • Push and Pull Scanning
  • Sharpdesk for Total Document Management
  • Full Colour Network Scanning (option)
                   - Scan to Desktop, E-Mail, FTP Server or USB
                   - LDAP Support


  • MXRP13: 50 sheet Reversing single pass feeder (RSPF) 
  • MXCS10: 250 sheet Paper Feed Unit
  • MXNB11: Network Expansion Kit
  • MXFX12: Fax expansion kit
  • MXUSX1/X5: Sharpdesk 1/5 License kit
  • MXUS10/50/AO: Sharpdesk 10/50/100 License kit
  • MXPK10: PS3 expansion kit





Engine speed

20cpm/ppm (A4)

Paper size

Max. A4, min. A6

Standard paper capacity

300 sheets (250 + 50)

Max paper capacity

550 sheets with option

Warm-up time

(Auto start Mode) *2



Power requirements

230~240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption

Max. 1.0 kW

Dimensions(W x D x H)

518 x 460 x 298 mm

Weight (approx.)

16.3 kg*3


Original paper size

Max. A4

First copy time*1

8 sec.

Continuous copy

Max. 99 copies


Scan: 600 x 600 dpi (Photo Mode)
          600 x 600 dpi*4 (AE/Text mode)
Print: 600 x 600 dpi


256 levels

Zoom range

25% to 400% in 1% increments
(50% to 200% using RSPF)

Preset copy ratios

7 ratios (4 reduction + 3 enlargement)



600 dpi


USB 2.0

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

PDL (emulation)

SPLC (Sharp Printer Language with Compression)






Available fonts

80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PS3 emulation*7

Network Protocols

Printing: TCP/IP


Scan method

Push scan (via control panel), pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)


600 x 600 dpi (setting range: 50 to 9,600 dpi)


TWAIN, WIA (Windows® XP),WPD (Windows Vista® and Windows® 7), STI


USB 2.0

Scanner utilities

Button Manager, Sharpdesk*6

Supported OS

Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows Vista® Windows®7

Facsimilie (Optional MXNB11 and MXFX12 required)

Compression method


Communication Protocol

Super G3/G3

Transmission time

Less then 3 seconds*8

Modem speed

33,600 bps to 2400 bps with automatic fallback

Transmission resolution

From standard (203.2 x 97.8 dpi) to Ultra fine (406.4 x 391 dpi)

Grey scale levels

Equivalent to 256 levels

*1: When feeding A4 sheets from paper tray, in Auto Exposure mode. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
*2: Auto Start mode allows the user to go to reserved copy by pushing the start key while the machine is turning on after being off or in energy
     saving mode. Copying starts automatically once the machine has turned on.
*3: Including drum.
*4: Can be changed to 600 x 600 dpi via user setting.
*5: Available with SPLC printing only.
*6: Sharpdesk does not support Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003/2008.
*7: Optional MX-PK10 required.
*8: In Super G3 mode, at 33.6 Kbps.

  • 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.
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