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Sharp MX-B402SC

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Product Overview

Sharp created a line of multifunction printers that surpass the competition in a multitude of ways. The MX B402 is one of those high-performance, award-winning models in the coveted Frontier series engineered and designed by Sharp. The Frontier series offers uniform functionality, so users know what to expect, and can get their projects moving faster. It also has the ability to expand with modular adaptations, making it the perfect machine to grow with your team and office.

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  • Double the toner capacity to 20,000 pages means more productivity, less downtime, and fewer maintenance intervals. 
  • A tool-free, refillable developer system means the system is now designed to be refilled. 
  • A large 7" wide screen color touch-panel brings you a simplified, intuitive operation. 
  • Next-generation Common Controller architecture.
  • Modular design increases expandability to grow with your needs.
  • Remote-access capabilities. 
  • Award-winning Sharp OSA® platform
  • Protect data and limit or control access with Sharp’s industry-leading security suite.

Key Features

  • The refillable, double capacity, tool-free developer system helps lower cost per copy and increases environmental sustainability.
  • Sharp’s easy-to-use Document Filing System provides a high-capacity up to 50 GB of hard drive space for fast document storage and retrieval, with thumbnail view and image preview.
  • Fast, crisp, black-and-white documents can be quickly and accurately produced at speeds up to 40 pages per minute, and print resolutions up to 1200 x 1200 dpi.
  • The high-yield toner cartridge provides double the lifespan versus its predecessor.
  • Sharp’s ImageSENDTM technology securely scans documents to seven types of destinations at speeds up to 35 images per minute.

  • Large 7" high-resolution, wide-screen color touch-panel with intuitive graphical user interface makes advanced copying, printing, scanning and faxing functions easy-to-use.
  • Powerful 800 MHz controller for true multitasking performance and increased multi-functional productivity.
  • Sharp technology built for a streamlined workflow.
  • The optional, space-saving Inner Finisher not only provides exceptional productivity, but also automates time-consuming tasks such as stapling, sorting and offset stacking.
  • The optional Business Card Feeder can help automate contact database entry.
  • Standard 50-sheet reversing single pass document feeder supports full-color scanning.
  • Standard PCL®6/PCL5e printing system with direct print function and available PostScript® 3TM and Windows® XPS options.
  • The optional Super G3 Fax Kit provides intelligent Inbound Fax Routing.
  • Third-generation Sharp OSA® development platform enables users to access network applications, helping to reduce redundancy and streamline workflow.
  • Offers Sharp’s latest award-winning multi-level document and network security suite, which conforms to the IEEE-2600TM – 2008 security standard for MFP devices.
  • Advanced web-based device management offers administrator and user-level login control.
  • The cutting-edge Sharp Remote Front Panel feature allows administrators and help desk professionals to access and control the device from a remote PC workstation.


Inner Finisher
500-sheet Paper Feed Unit for Tray 2
500-sheet Paper Feed Unit for Trays 3 & 4
Base Plate
Stackable Cabinet
XPS Expansion Kit (Requires MX-SHP1GBXPS)
Expansion Memory 1 GB (Required for MX-PUX1)
Bar Code Font Kit
Fax Expansion Kit
Internet Fax Expansion Kit
Vendor Cable Kit
CAC External Option
Commercial Data Security Kit (MX-B402SC)
Commercial Data Security Kit (MX-C402SC)
Card Reader Mounting Kit
Application Integration Module


Main Specifications

  • MX-B402: Includes multi-tasking controller, 80 GB HDD with document filing system, PCL® 5e/PCL 6/PostScript® 3 network printing, network scanning, 50-sheet RSPF, auto- duplex, 500-sheet paper drawers and 100-sheet bypass. Toner and developer are sold separately.
  • Type: Monochrome multi-function digital document system.
  • Functions: Copy, print, network print, network scan, document filing and fax.
  • Copy System: Dry electrostatic transfer/Dual component developer/ Magnetic brush development/OPC drums/HeatRoller fusing/Cold cathode white lamp.
  • Originals: Sheets and bound documents.
  • Max Original Size: 8-1/2" x 14".
  • Copy Size: Min: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", Max: 8-1/2" x 14".
  • Copy Speed: 40 ppm (Letter).
  • Multiple Copy: Max: 999 copies.
  • First Copy Time: Platen glass: 8.0 seconds or less6 RSPF: 9.9 seconds or less.6
  • Warm-Up Time: 50 seconds or less.
  • Magnification: 50% to 200% in 1% increments (50 to 200% for RSPF).
  • Original Feed: 50-sheet RSPF with original size detection.
  • Scan Speed: Copy mode (Simplex): Up to 35 ipm (B&W) @ 600 X 300 dpi. Network Scan (Simplex): Up to 35 ipm (B&W or color) @200 x 200 dpi.
  • Original Sizes: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 / 8-1/2 x 14 (1-sided: 9 to 32 lb. bond; 2-sided: 13 to 28 lb. bond). 
  • Paper Feed System: Standard: 500 sheet paper drawer (Letter/Legal) and 100 sheet bypass tray (Letter/Legal). Optional: Up to 3 additional 500-sheet paper drawers (Letter/Legal) 2
  • Paper Types: Paper drawers: 16-28 lb. bond. Other types include: plain, pre-printed, recycled, pre-punched, letterhead, and color paper. Bypass tray: 16-28 lb. bond (plain paper), 15-16 lb. (thin paper), 28 lb. bond-110 lb. index (heavy paper), 20- 24 lb. (Monarch/Com-10 envelope). Other types include label paper, gloss paper, pre-printed, recycled, pre punched, letterhead, color film and OHP Film.
  • Duplexing: Standard automatic duplex copying, scanning and printing.
  • Interface: RJ-45 Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T), USB 2.0 (Host Port), USB 2.0 (Device Port).
  • Memory: Standard 512 MB (copier); 512 MB (printer/network scanning) memory.
  • Hard Disk Drive: 80 GB; 38 GB Main Folder/12 GB Custom/Quick Folder document filing system and electronic sorting.
  • Copy Resolution: Scan: 600 dpi; Copy output: 600 dpi.
  • Exposure Control: Auto Modes: Text, Text/Printed-Photo, Text/Photo, Printed-Photo, Photo, Map, Light Original Settings: Auto exposure control or 9 step manual exposure.
  • Halftone: 256 gradations/2 levels (monochrome).
  • Copy Features: Scan-Once-Print-Many, electronic sorting, offset stacking,1 Auto Exposure Selection (AES), Auto Paper Sensing (APS), Auto Magnification Sensing (AMS), Auto Tray Switching (ATS), Auto Shut-Off (ASO), rotation copy, reverse copy, pamphlet copy, margin shift, edge erase, OHP insertion, job build, card shot, reverse image, black-white reversal, centering, proof copy, 2-in-1, 8 business cards layout, photo repeat, document filing, account management, job programs, date/character/page stamp.
  • Account Control: Up to 1000 users. Supports user-number authentication (on device), login name/management, date/character/page stamp, Copy, Print, Scan, Fax and Document Management.
  • Output Tray Capacity: Main output tray (top) 250 sheets (face down).
  • Firmware Management: Flash ROM with local (USB); network update capability and Management firmware update 1 to N with Printer Administration Utility (PAU).
  • Configuration Method: Web-based management system with user/administrator level login security, cloning (1 to N) with Printer Administration Utility (PAU) and Remote Front Panel access.
  • Service Maintenance: Printer Administration Utility (PAU) and Remote Front Panel access to service logs, click counts, diagnostic data, and service alerts.
  • Power: AC 100-127 VAC, 60HZ, 12 AMPS.
  • Power Consumption: Maximum: 1.44kW or less.
  • Weight: Approx. 97 lbs. (base model) including supplies.
  • Dimensions: 22-3/64" x 19-13/32" x 28-7/64".

Networking Printing System (Standard)

  • PDL: PCL5e, PCL6, PostScript 3 compatible, XPS.1
  • Resolution: 1200 dpi, 600 dpi.
  • Print Speed: 40 ppm (Letter).
  • Print Drivers: CD-ROM: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server ® 2003, Windows Vista ®, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, MAC OS ® OS-X (including 10.4.11, 10.5-10.5.8, 10.6-10.6.2), all MAC PPD. Via Download: Windows Server 2008R2, MAC OS 9.0-9.2.2, OS-X 10.2.8, 10.3.9.
  • Print Features: Continuous printing, duplex printing, pamphlet printing, Nup printing, image rotation, different cover page/last page, transparency inserts, carbon copy print mode, fit-to-page, poster print, margin shift, mirror image, watermarks, overlay, confidential print, confidential batch print, print hold, bypass printing, job priority printing and direct printing.1 
  • Direct Printing: File Types: TIFF, JPEG, PCL, PRN, TXT, PDF, Encrypted PDF, PostScript and XPS.1 Methods: FTP, Web Page, E-mail and USB Memory.
  • Resident Fonts: 80 outline Fonts.
  • Interface: RJ-45 Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T.
  • Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003/2008, Vista, 7, MAC OS-9.0, MAC OS-X, Novell ® Netware® 3x, 4x, 5x, SunOS® 4.1x, Solaris® 2x, UNIX, Linux, Citrix® (Metaframe, Presentation Server 4, 4.5) and Windows Terminal Services.
  • Network Protocols: TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, IPSEC) SSL (HTTP, IPP, FTP), SNMPv3, Protocols 802.1x for Windows and UNIX. LPD and LPR for UNIX. IPX/SPX® for Novell environments. EtherTalk® and NetBEUI, AppleTalk for Macintosh® environments.

  • Printing Protocols: LPR, IPP, IPPS, PAP, Raw TCP (port 9100), FTP and Novell Pserver/Rprinter.
  • Network Security: IP/Mac address filtering, protocol filtering, port management,user authentication and document administration.
  • Security Standards: IEEE 2600-2008, DoD (NSTISSP) #11, DoD Directive 8500.2, DoD (DISA).

Network Scanning System (Standard)

  • Max Original Size: Platen Glass: 8-1/2" x 11" RSPF: 8-1/2" x 19-5/8" (long-size mode).
  • Optical Resolution: 600 dpi.
  • Output Modes: 600 dpi, 400 dpi, 300 dpi, 200 dpi, 100 dpi.
  • Scan Modes: Color, monochrome, grayscale.
  • Image Formats: Monochrome: TIFF, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1 Color: Grayscale, Color TIFF, JPEG, PDF, Encrypted PDF, XPS1 Internet Fax: TIFF-FX, FIFF-F, TIFF-S.1
  • Image Compression: Monochrome Scanning: Uncompressed, G3 (MH), G4 (MR/MMR) Color/Grayscale: JPEG (High, middle, low) Internet Fax mode: MH/MMR (option).
  • Scan Destinations: E-mail, Desktop, FTP, Folder (SMB), USB, Internet fax (option), Super G3 fax (option).
  • One-Touch Destinations: Up to 999 (combined scan destinations).
  • Group Destinations: Up to 500.
  • Programs: 48 (combined).
  • Max. Jobs in Memory: Up to 94.
  • Network Protocols: TCP/IP and SSL (Includes HTTP, SMTP, LDAP, FTP, POP3), Protocols SMB, ESMTP and 802.1x.
  • Network Security: E-mail server user authentication for LDAP and Active Directory.
  • Software: Sharpdesk® desktop document management software (1 user license).

B&W Super G3 Fax Kit (Option)

  • Transmission Mode: Super G3, G3.
  • Modem Speed: 33.6 KBPS.3
  • Compression Methods: JBIG, MMR, MR, MH.
  • Scanning Method: Sheet fed simplex or duplex or book.
  • Max. Transmit Resolution: 400 dpi.
  • Transmit Speed: Approx. 2 seconds with Super G3/JBIG.4
  • Auto Dialing: Up to 999 (combined scan destinations).
  • Group Dial/Destinations: Up to 500.
  • Inbound Fax Routing: Forwards received fax data to E-mail, FTP, Desktop, SMB.
  • Long Length Originals: Up to 19-5/8" (for transmission).
  • Programs: 48 (combined).
  • Memory: 8 MB (exclusive).
  • Halftone: 256 levels.

  • Fax Features: Quick on-line transmission, direct transmission, F-Code transmission/reception, rotate transmission, timer transmission, anti-junk fax reception, automatically staple received faxes, secure fax release, out of paper memory reception, auto redial, duplex reception transaction reports, activity reports and PC Fax.

Inner Finisher (Option)

  • Type: Built-in Finisher.
  • Output Capacity: Up to 280 sheets (Letter/Legal), 20 envelopes.
  • Output Delivery: Face down.
  • Stapling Media: Plain/Thin/Heavy/Recycled/Letterhead/Pre-punched/ Colored/Preprinted paper.
  • Stapling Positions: Single corner position.
  • Power Source: Supplied from the main unit.
  • Stapling: 30 sheets Letter/Legal.
  • Stapled Sets: 10 bundles or 300 sheets (letter/legal).
  • Weight: Approx. 19.8 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 18-2/3" x 13-1/16" x 6-3/16".
  • (When tray is expanded): 20-1/2" x 13-1/16" x 6-3/16".

Optional Equipment

  • MX-FN12: Inner Finisher.
  • MX-CSX1: 500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Tray 2.
  • MX-CSX2: 500 sheet Paper Feed Unit for Trays 3 & 4.
  • MX-DS13: Base Plate.
  • MX-DS14: Stackable Cabinet.
  • MX-BTX1: Business Card Feeder.
  • MX-PUX1: XPS Expansion Kit (Requires MX-SHP1GBXPS).
  • MX-SHP1GBXPS: Expansion Memory 1 GB (Required for MX-PUX1).
  • AR-PF1: Barcode Font Kit.
  • MX-FXX3: Fax Expansion Kit.
  • MX-FWX1: Internet Fax Expansion Kit.
  • DVENDFS: Vendor Cable Kit.
  • DCL310S: CAC External Option.
  • MX-FR26U: Commercial Data Security Kit.5
  • MX-CFCRM1: Card Reader Mounting Kit. 6
  • MX-AMX1: Application Integration Module.
  • MX-AMX2: Application Communication Module.
  • MX-AMX3: External Accounting Module.


  • MX-B42NT1: Black Toner Cartridge.
  • MX-B42NV1: Black Developer.
  • MX-C40NRB: Black Drum Cartridge.
  • MX-B40HB: Toner Collection Container.
  • MX-SCX1: Staple Cartridge (3 cartridges per carton).

1 Some features require optional equipment. 

2 Paper capacity is based on letter size paper. 

3 Actual transmission time will vary based on line conditions. 

4 Based on Sharp Standard Test Chart with approximately 700 characters, letter size in standard resolution.

5 Not available at time of launch. 

6 Specifications may vary depending on product configuration, machine settings and operating and/or environmental conditions.