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SHARP Corporation



Digital Monochrome MFP


A Reliable 3-in-1 Solution to Meet
Your Growing Document Demands

Flexible document power for your office

The way we work is changing. We’re working from home, sharing workspaces, and learning new ways to connect. So when it comes to printing, copying, and scanning documents, you need a solution that’s as flexible as the way you work. An MFP that everyone on your team can use intuitively and securely. One that streamlines your workflow, both in the office and outside. What you need is a smart MFP like this.

Key Features

Productive Operation
  • 100-sheet RSPF scans documents at 37 opm*1 (one-sided)
  • Built-in stackless duplex module efficiently makes two-sided copies
  • Maximum 2,100-sheet (BP-20M31/20M28) or 1,850-sheet (BP-20M24/20M22) paper capacity
  • Multi bypass tray accommodates heavy paper up to 200 g/m2
  • Convenient copy functions: 2-in-1/4-in-1 copying, centering, and automatic paper/magnification selection

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Advanced Functionality
  • Wireless connectivity enables easy access from mobile devices and flexible MFP placement (option)
  • Sharpdesk Mobile print/scan application*2 enables scanned documents to be saved to a mobile device, or files on that device to be printed
  • Supports AirPrint mobile printing service (option)
  • Full-colour network scanning with multiple scan destinations, such as email, desktop*3, FTP server, and USB drive
  • Print/scan command pops up on the LCD when you insert a USB drive, allowing easy printing from or scanning to the USB drive
  • PCL 6 (standard-equipped) and PostScript® 3 emulation (option)
  • USB port conveniently located at the front of the MFP
  • Rotation Sort function rotates every other copy by 90 degrees for easy retrieval

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Enhanced Usability
  • Easy-to-use control panel with 5-line LCD
  • Paper size selection window pops up automatically on LCD when paper is fed into multi bypass tray
  • ID Card Copy function with dedicated key enables easy copying of both sides of a card onto a single page
  • Auto Zoom Selection and Fit-to-Page functions automatically reduce or enlarge image to fit selected paper size
  • Scanner Program Keys store frequently used scan settings and destinations for easy, one-touch recall
  • LDAP support for easy browsing of email addresses
  • Red and green LED lamps light up to notify users of machine/job status
  • SRDM (Sharp Remote Device Manager) allows centralised control of networked MFPs
  • User authentication covering up to 30 users prevents unauthorised MFP use by requiring access numbers
  • Energy-efficient Auto Power Shut-off mode
  • Easy-grip handles enable easy opening/closing of paper drawers

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  • *1: Originals per minute; when feeding A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets.
  • *2: Availability varies by country/region.
  • *3: Requires Network Scanner Tool Lite.

System Configuration

Certain optional equipment may not be available in some areas.


Model BP-20M31/20M28 BP-20M24/20M22
Type Desktop
Engine speed A4 (8 1/2" x 11")*1 Max. 31/28 ppm Max. 24/22 ppm
A3 (11" x 17") Max. 17 ppm Max. 12 (11) ppm
Control panel display 5-line LCD
Paper size Max. A3 (11" x 17"), min. A6*2 (5 1/2" x 8 1/2")
Paper capacity
(80 g/m2)
Standard 1,100 sheets
(2 x 500-sheet tray and 100-sheet multi bypass tray)
350 sheets
(250-sheet tray and 100-sheet multi bypass tray)
Maximum 2,100 sheets
(1,100 sheets & optional 2 x 500-sheet tray)
1,850 sheets
(350 sheets & optional 3 x 500-sheet tray)
Paper weight Tray 1 60 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 28 lbs bond)
Trays 2–4 60 g/m2 to 200 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 110 lbs index)
Multi bypass tray 55 g/m2 to 200 g/m2 (13 lbs bond to 110 lbs index)
Warm-up time*3 20 sec. 25 sec.
Memory 1 GB (copy/print shared)
Power requirements Rated local AC voltage ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption Max. 1.45 kW Max. 1.2 kW
Dimensions (W x D x H) 599 x 608 x 743 mm
(23 19/32" x 23 15/16" x 29 17/64")
599 x 608 x 643 mm
(23 19/32" x 23 15/16" x 25 21/64")
Weight (approx.) 42 kg (92.6 lbs) 34 kg (74.6 lbs)


Model BP-20M31/20M28 BP-20M24/20M22
Original paper size Max. A3 (11" x 17")
First copy time*4 5.2 sec. 6.4 sec.
Continuous copy Max. 999 copies
Resolution Scan 400 x 600 dpi
Print 600 x 600 dpi
Gradation Equivalent to 256 levels
Zoom range 25% to 400% (25% to 200% using RSPF) in 1% increments
Preset copy ratios Metric 10 ratios (5R/5E)
Inch 8 ratios (4R/4E)


Model BP-20M31/20M28 BP-20M24/20M22
Scan method Push scan (via control panel)
Pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
Scan speed*5 Colour & B/W Max. 37 originals/min.
Resolution Push scan 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi*6
Pull scan 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 dpi to 9,600 dpi via user setting*7
File formats TIFF, PDF, JPEG*8
Scan destinations Scan to email/desktop*9/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB drive


Model BP-20M31/20M28 BP-20M24/20M22
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi
Interface USB 2.0 (host, high-speed), 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T, wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)*10
Supported OS Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2019, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10,
Mac OS 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15
Network protocols TCP/IP
Printing protocols LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), FTP for downloading print files, IPP, SMB, WSD
PDL Standard PCL 6 emulation
Option PostScript® 3 emulation
Available fonts 80 fonts for PCL, 136 fonts for PostScript 3 emulation

  • * Including adjuster.
    909 mm when multi bypass tray is extended.
  • Shown with optional equipment.
Long-edge feeding.
Short-edge feeding only.
In a standard measurement environment. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
Long-edge feeding of A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets from 1st paper tray. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
Scan speed will vary depending on the type of document and the scan settings. Based on Sharp’s A4 standard chart, using document feeder, long-edge feeding, one-sided scanning, and factory default settings.
600 x 600 dpi scanning available up to A4 (8 1/2" x 11") size.
Resolution will vary depending on the size of the scanned area.
Colour/greyscale only.
Requires Network Scanner Tool Lite.
Requires optional MX-EB18. Availability of this option varies by country/region.
  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • AirPrint and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company. PostScript 3 is either a registered trademark or trademark of Adobe in the US and/or other countries. Windows and Windows Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and/or other countries. All other brand names and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


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