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Digital Color MFP


Little Wins Add Up to Big Wins

Less bulk, less lag, less hassle — for Simply Better Business

Simply Better Experience

Compact, streamlined, and packed with document functionality, this MFP fits seamlessly into any business setting.

  • Small/midsize offices
  • Reception areas

Simply Better Process

With features normally found on advanced A3 machines, this MFP puts the power of productivity at your fingertips.

Executive rooms

Simply Better Admin

Setting up a secure environment is easy with this MFP, which runs on the same system used by Sharp’s A3 machines.


High Productivity
  • 100-sheet DSPF scans documents at 110 opm*1 (two-sided) (MX-C304W/C304); 50-sheet RSPF scans documents at 40 opm*1 (one-sided) (MX-C303W/C303)
  • Main unit paper tray and multi-bypass tray accommodate a wide variety of paper sizes, including A6
  • Optional paper feed unit feeds legal size paper and paper up to 220 g/m2 thick
  • Print Release function enables printout from any compatible networked MFP*2
  • Direct printing of Microsoft® Office (docx, xlsx, pptx) files*3 (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • OCR allows users to convert scanned documents into editable Office Open XML (docx, xlsx, pptx) files and searchable PDFs (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • Business card feeder on the DSPF/RSPF*4 scans batches of up to 25 cards
  • Enables creation of business card databases via OCR*5 (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • Card Shot (Multi) function facilitates two-sided scanning of up to four cards at once, automatically saving them as separate files
  • Multicrop/Image Crop functions simultaneously scan multiple receipts/photos and save them as separate files
  • Supports compact PDF (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • For large-volume scanned data, a URL can be generated and shared via e-mail
  • Standard-equipped with high-speed Super G3 fax and PC-Fax (MX-C304W/C303W)
Superb Image Quality
  • Genuine Adobe® PostScript® 3 as standard
  • Sharp’s proprietary Auto Colour Mode, further improved for enhanced scan/copy performance
  • Automatically makes scan settings according to document type—provides optimal scan results

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Exceptional Ease of Use
  • Easy UI mode on 7.0-inch colour LCD touchscreen
  • Dedicated user icons allow quick login to personalised operation screen
  • Control panel tilts at various angles for easy access

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Secure Information Sharing
  • Secondary Ethernet port to support additional network*6
  • Built-in wireless connectivity enables easy access from mobile devices and flexible MFP placement (MX-C304W/C303W)
  • NFC*7 and QR Code® enable easy direct connection between MFP and mobile device
  • Supports Sharpdesk Mobile print/scan application*8 and various mobile printing services
  • Application Portal offers apps for downloading and installing onto MFP
  • Easy access to public cloud services such as Dropbox via single sign-on (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • Sends scanned data via Gmail or Microsoft Exchange/Online*9 accounts
  • Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture) allows integration with network and cloud-based applications (optional for MX-C303W/C303)
  • Advanced system/data protection and access control, including firmware self-recovery and whitelisting

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  • *1: Originals per minute; when feeding A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets.
  • *2: Contact a Sharp customer representative for details on the recommended maximum number of connectable MFPs.
  • *3: This function is enabled via Qualcomm® DirectOffice™ technology.
  • *4: RSPF scans only one side of business cards.
  • *5: Scans one side only, even when using document feeder.
  • *6: Requires an Ethernet adaptor that supports two lines. Contact a Sharp customer representative for details.
  • *7: The NFC interface is for Android™ devices. Requires commercially available NFC card reader.
  • *8: Availability varies by country/region.
  • *9: Exchange Server 2010/2013/2016, Exchange Online.

System Configuration

Certain optional equipment may not be available in some areas.


Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Type Desktop
Engine speed A4 (8 1/2" x 11")*1: Max. 30 ppm
Control panel display 7-inch colour LCD touchscreen
Paper size Max. A4 (8 1/2" x 14"), min. A6 (5 1/2" x 8 1/2")
Paper capacity
(80 g/m2)
Standard 300 sheets
(250-sheet tray and 50-sheet multi bypass tray)
Maximum 2,700 sheets
(300 sheets & optional 600-sheet tray x 4)
Paper weight Tray 1 60 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 28 lbs bond)
Trays 2–5 (MX-CS14 N) 55 g/m2 to 220 g/m2 (13 lbs bond to 80 lbs cover)
Multi bypass tray 55 g/m2 to 220 g/m2 (13 lbs bond to 80 lbs cover)
Warm-up time*2 47 sec.*3
Memory 5 GB (copy/print shared)    500 GB HDD*4
Power requirements Rated local AC voltage ±10%, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption Max. 1.84 kW (220 V to 240 V), max. 1.44 kW (110 V to 127 V)
Dimensions (W x D x H)*5 MX-C304W: 491 x 568*6 x 565 mm
(19 11/32" x 22 3/8" x 22 1/4")
MX-C303W: 491 x 568*6 x 516 mm
(19 11/32" x 22 3/8" x 20 21/64")
MX-C304: 491 x 568*6 x 565 mm
(19 11/32" x 22 3/8" x 22 1/4")
MX-C303: 491 x 568*6 x 516 mm
(19 11/32" x 22 3/8" x 20 21/64")
Weight (approx.) MX-C304W: 38 kg (83.8 lbs)
MX-C303W: 35 kg (77.2 lbs)
MX-C304: 38 kg (83.8 lbs)
MX-C303: 35 kg (77.2 lbs)


Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Original paper size Max. A4 (8 1/2" x 14")
First copy time*7 Colour MX-C304W: 6.7 sec.
MX-C303W: 7.4 sec.
MX-C304: 6.7 sec.
MX-C303: 7.4 sec.
B/W MX-C304W: 5.5 sec.
MX-C303W: 6.3 sec.
MX-C304: 5.5 sec.
MX-C303: 6.3 sec.
Continuous copy Max. 9,999 copies
Resolution Scan 600 x 600 dpi, 600 x 400 dpi
Print 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi (depending on copy mode)
Gradation Equivalent to 256 levels
Zoom range 25% to 400% (25% to 200% using DSPF/RSPF) in 1% increments
Preset copy ratios Metric: 10 ratios (5R/5E), inch: 7 ratios (4R/3E)


Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Scan method Push scan (via control panel)
Pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
Scan speed*8
(colour & B/W)
One-sided MX-C304W: Max. 70 originals/min.
MX-C303W: Max. 40 originals/min.
MX-C304: Max. 70 originals/min.
MX-C303: Max. 40 originals/min.
Two-sided MX-C304W: Max. 110 originals/min. MX-C304: Max. 110 originals/min.
Resolution Push scan 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
50 dpi to 9,600 dpi via user setting*9
File formats TIFF, PDF, PDF/A-1a*10, PDF/A-1b, encrypted PDF, compact PDF*11 *12, JPEG*11, XPS, searchable PDF*10, OOXML (docx, xlsx, pptx)*10, text (TXT [UTF-8])*10, rich text (RTF)*10
Scan destinations Scan to e-mail/desktop*13/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB drive/HDD

Document Filing

Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Document filing capacity*14 Main and custom folders: 20,000 pages or 3,000 files
Quick file folder: 10,000 pages or 1,000 files
Stored jobs*15 Copy, print, scan, fax Copy, print, scan
Storage folders Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)


Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Resolution 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi
Interface USB 2.0 (host, high-speed), 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T, wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) USB 2.0 (host, high-speed), 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server® 2019, 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, 10.15
Network protocols TCP/IP
Printing protocols LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, FTP for downloading print files, IPP, SMB, WSD
PDL PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3
Available fonts 80 fonts for PCL, 139 fonts for Adobe® PostScript® 3

B/W Facsimile

Model MX-C304W/C303W MX-C304/C303
Compression method MH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocol Super G3/G3
Transmission time Less than 3 seconds*16
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 size A4 to A5 (8 1/2" x 14" to 5 1/2" x 8 1/2")
Memory 1 GB (built-in)
Greyscale levels Equivalent to 256 levels

  • * 734 mm when multi bypass tray is extended.
  • MX-C304W shown with optional equipment.
Short-edge feeding.
In a standard measurement environment. May vary depending on operating conditions and environment.
When starting the MFP via the power button. 58 sec. when starting via the main power switch.
HDD capacity depends on procurement and sourcing status.
Including adjusters and protuberances.
588 mm (23 5/32") when the control panel is tilted at the flattest horizontal angle.
Short-edge feeding of A4 (8 1/2" x 11") sheets from 1st paper tray, using document glass, without Auto Colour Selection and Auto Colour mode, MFP in fully ready condition. 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, short-edge feeding, and factory default settings (and one-sided scanning for the MX-C303W/C303).
Resolution will vary depending on the size of the scanned area.
MX-C303W/C303 requires optional MX-EB20.
Colour/greyscale only.
MX-C303W/C303 requires optional MX-EB19.
Requires Network Scanner Tool Lite.
Storage capacity will vary depending on the type of document and the scan settings.
Some features require optional equipment.
Based on Sharp’s standard chart with approx. 700 characters (A4 or 8 1/2" x 11" short-edge feeding) at standard resolution in Super G3 mode, 33,600 bps, JBIG compression
  • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Microsoft, Windows Server, and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and/or other countries. Adobe and PostScript 3 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe in the US and/or other countries. QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED in Japan and other countries. Gmail and Android are trademarks of Google LLC. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. PCL is a registered trademark of Hewlett-Packard Company. 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.
  • Qualcomm Direct Ofiice


Digital Full Colour Multifunctional System
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*MX-C304 is not sold in this region