Sharp MX-3051

A4/A3 30ppm Colour Laser Multifunction Printer & Scanner

The MX 3051 30ppm colour multifunction device is the best fit for any small to mid-size business.

Quick and easy to operate with a 10.1" touchscreen, it packs convenient innovations that boost productivity.

Features such as scanning directly to cloud services or OCR documents into searchable PDFs or editable MS Word files can also be included.

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  • 10.1-Inch Colour LCD Touchscreen
    The award-winning 10.1-inch colour LCD touchscreen incorporates an Easy UI mode, making it easy for anyone to use the MFD’s advanced functions. Using this mode, simple function icons are displayed and each user can customise the home screen for commonly used functions, making for smoother, more efficient operation.
  • Made for Mobility*
    The MX3051 also makes it easy to scan and print files from tablets and smart phones using Sharpdesk Mobile, a free downloadable app available for most mobile devices. The MX3051 also supports popular mobile technologies such as Apple® Airprint®, Android™ Print Framework and Google Cloud Print™. *Options required.
  • Multi-Layered Security
    Multi-layered, leading-edge security features provide enhanced protection and help businesses stay one step ahead of hackers and malicious network intruders. An End-of-Lease feature that is standard on MX3051 can also erase all data and personal information at trade-in time.
  • Link to Cloud Services*
    Access popular cloud services such as Microsoft® OneDrive™ for Business, SharePoint® Online, Google Drive™, Box and Dropbox with Sharp’s Cloud Connectors. And with Sharp’s new Application Portal, administrators can add or update apps directly via the MFD operation panel. *MXAMX2 required.
  • Convert Documents via OCR
    With optional OCR capabilities, users can easily scan and convert documents to popular file formats including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, as well as Searchable PDF & Encrypted PDF. Using Qualcomm DirectOffice technology, you can directly print these same file types from USB thumb drives, cloud applications and mobile devices.
  • Direct Printing/Scanning with USB Drives
    Insert a USB drive into the MX3051 and a print/scan command screen will automatically pop up on the LCD. Right away you can print files from the USB drive — which are displayed as thumbnails — or you can scan documents directly to the USB drive.
  • Wireless Connection
    The optional Wireless Adaptor offers ultra-handy wireless access via two easy modes, enabling access to the MX3051 for convenient scanning and printing.
  • Sharp OSA® 5.5*
    Sharp OSA technology can help your business leverage the power of your network applications, back-end systems and cloud services. Since Sharp OSA utilises industry-standard network protocols, the MX3051 can easily integrate with third-party document management systems, enterprise resource planning software and workflow applications to help eliminate redundant tasks. *Options required.
Print Type
User Interface
Colour 10.1" LCD Touch-Screen
Product Environment
Small Office/Workgroup Medium Office/Workgroup
Original Paper Size
Max A3
Printed Paper Size
Tray : SRA3-A5R, Bypass: SRA3-A5R, Long Paper (Max. 1300mm x 320mm)
Standard Paper Capacity
650 sheets (550-sheet x 1 + 100-sheet multi bypass)
Maximum Paper Capacity
6,300 sheets (650 sheets & optional 550 + 2,100-sheet tray and 3,000-sheet tray)
Paper Weight
Tray: 60 g/m2 to 300 g/m2. Multi-bypass tray: 55 g/m2 to 300 g/m2
Output Capacity
Opt: MXTU16 250-sheet centre tray, Opt: MXTR19 100-sheet right tray
Warm up time
10 sec or less
9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi ( Copy/Printer )
5 GB (STD & Max)
HSS Capacity
Std. (60 – 256 g/m2)
608 x 650 x 834 mm
Sharp OSA
Copy Speed
30 ppm (A4), 16 ppm (A3)
E-Sort / SOPM
Yes / Yes
First Copy Time (OC)
B/W: 4.7sec, Col 6.7sec
Continuous Copy
Max 9,999
Zoom Range
25 - 400% (RSPF 25 - 200%) in 1% increments
Power Supply / Consumption
Max. 1.84 kW
TEC Value (Measures)
1.80 kWh
Standby: 32 dB, Operating 71dB ( Measurement with MXFN28/RB25/DE27)
Document Feeder
Document Feeder
Original Capacity
Max 100 sheets (80 g/m2)
First Copy Time
Colour: 9.7 sec / Mono: 7.6 sec
Quick / Main Folders
Quick Folder: Max: 10,000 pages or 1000 files; Main/ Custom: Max. 20,000 pages or 3000 files
Preview Thumbnails
Supported (includes Advanced Edit Mode)
Print Speed (Max)
30 ppm (A4), 16 ppm (A3)
PDL (Emulation)
STD: PCL6, Opt: Adobe® PostScript®3 [MXPK13]
User Interface
USB2.0, 10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000BaseT
Wireless LAN
TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6)
Supported OS
Windows® Vista*, Windows® 7*, Windows® 8*, Windows® 8.1*, Windows® 10*, Windows® Server 2008* / 2008R2 / 2012 / 2012R2 / 2016 (*32/64bit). Mac OS X10.4.x, 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x, 10.9.x, 10.10.x, 10.11.x, 10.12.x, 10.13.x with Adobe® PS
Utility Software
Status Monitor
Sharpdesk Mobile
Supported (via Wireless Access Point or MXEB18)
Airprint Support
Pantone Support
Network Scanner
100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Scan Resolution
Max 600 x 600 dpi
Scan Speed
Copy Mode: B/W 80 opm / Colour 41 opm (1-sided); Scan Mode: B/W & Colour 80 opm (1-sided)
Mono: TIFF, XPS, PDF, PDF/A & Encrypted PDF, Colour: TIFF, JPEG, XPS, PDF, PDF/A & Encrypted PDF, Opt: MXEB11 Compact PDF
Desktop (Sharpdesk), FTP, E-Mail, SMB Folder, USB, HDD, TWAIN / WIA compliant, I-Fax (SMTP) with MXFWX1
User Registration
Max 2,000 (one touch), 500 (group)
Utility Software
Network Scan Tool, Sharpdesk v3.5 (1 license)
Fax Model
Opt : MXFX15
Communication Protocol
Super G3
Transmission Speed
2 sec.range (Super G3/JBIG), 6 sec.range (G3/ECM)
Inboud Routing
Yes (TIFF, XPS & PDF Format)
PC Fax
Yes (For Windows only)