MX-6240N / 7040N
Exceptional Performance and
Expandability Meet Diverse
Business Needs


As Sharp’s top-of-the-line full-color MFP and a truly reliable performer, the MX-6240N/7040N brings unprecedented productivity, superb image quality, and intuitively easy operation to busy offices and central reprographic departments alike. For an added efficiency boost, the MX-6240N/7040N can be partnered with a wide selection of paper tray, finishing, and feature options in flexible document system configurations that cater precisely to user needs.


Highly Productive Operation
  • Quick scanning at max. 75 opm*1 (one-sided) or 150 opm*1 (two-sided) boosts efficiency
  • Accommodates paper up to 300 g/m2 thick and extra-long paper up to 1,200 mm*2
  • Intermediate toner hopper ensures continuous runs during cartridge replacement
Superb Image Quality
  • True 1,200 x 1,200 dpi high-quality printing
  • Improved imaging system with third-generation Mycrostoner-HG (High Grade) faithfully reproduces fine lines and halftone colors
  • HP PCL 6 emulation and Adobe® PostScript® 3 come standard
  • Auto process control of print jobs and developer refresh system ensure consistently high-quality images over a long period of time
Exceptional Reliability
  • Air-feed system employed in the optional two-drawer large capacity tray ensures smooth paper handling and travel
  • Mirroring Kit (option) provides backup for the MFP’s HDD
Enhanced Usability
  • On-screen Action Panel guides users through operational procedures
  • Control panel tilts to five different angles for easy access
  • Retractable QWERTY keyboard (option) facilitates text entry
  • Easy-grip handles with lock mechanism allow for safe and easy opening/closing of paper drawers
Advanced Functionality
  • Internet browsing and printing of Web pages via the MFP’s LCD (option)
  • Page Editing function allows editing (e.g., orientation/page order change and trimming/masking) of scanned/saved data via drag-and-drop operation on the LCD
  • Can simultaneously execute jobs, like e-mailing while copying scanned images
  • HDD on the MFP works as a shared database, enabling office application files (Excel®, Word, etc.) to be saved and shared
  • Sharp OSA (Open Systems Architecture)*2 allows integration with cloud-based applications and makes them accessible from the LCD control panel
  • Document Filing function to instantly reuse job data stored on the HDD
Multi-Layered Security Solutions
  • Standard-equipped security layers provide encryption of document data retained on the HDD, up to 7 automatic overwrites of data generated for each job, password protection of Document Filing data, and more*3
  • Encrypted PDF with password protection ensures secure scanning
  • Data Security Kit (option) brings additional security
  • Supports the IEEE 802.1X standard for port-based network access control
  • IP/MAC address filtering restricts unauthorized access
  • SSL and IPsec enable data encryption for secure network communications
  • Hidden-pattern print function prevents unauthorized copying and protects confidential information
  • Tracking Information Print function prints the user name and other specifics on printouts, making it possible to track information and prevent data theft
  • Retained data can be initialized when it’s time to replace the MFP
Environmentally Advanced Design
  • Lead- and chromium-free design (RoHS compliant)
  • Short warm-up time of 55 seconds contributes to overall energy savings
  • Low TEC value
  • Optimizes auto power shut-off mode settings based on prior usage patterns
  • Power ON/OFF Schedule function automatically turns the MFP on or off according to administrator-set time schedules
  • Eco Scan function saves energy by keeping the fusing roller turned off during jobs that don’t require any printing

Type Console
Engine speed A4 (8 1/2″ x 11″)*1: Max. 70/62 ppm

A3 (11″ x 17″): Max. 35/32 ppm

Control panel display 10.1-inch color LCD touchscreen
Paper size Max. SRA3/A3 wide (12″ x 18″), min. A5 (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″)*2
Paper capacity

(80 g/m2)

Standard 3,100 sheets

(1,200-sheet tray, 800-sheet tray, 500-sheet tray x 2, and 100-sheet multi-bypass tray)

Maximum 8,500 sheets

(3,000 sheets & optional 2 x 2,500-sheet tray and 500-sheet multi-bypass tray)

Paper weight Tray 1&2 60 g/m2 to 105 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 28 lbs bond)
Tray 3&4 60 g/m2 to 220 g/m2 (16 lbs bond to 80 lbs cover)
Multi-bypass tray 55 g/m2 to 300 g/m2 (13 lbs bond to 110 lbs cover)
Warm-up time*3 55 sec.
Memory 5GB (copy/print shared)    1TB HDD*4
Power requirements 220 to 240V/8A, 50/60 Hz (10A plug x 2)
Power consumption Max. 3.84 kW (220 to 240V)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 845 x 844 x 1,222 mm (33 17/64″ x 33 15/64″ x 48 7/64″)
Weight (approx.) 222 kg (489.4 lbs)
Original paper size Max. A3 (11″ x 17″)
First copy time*5 MX-7040N Full color: 5.1 sec.    B/W: 3.7 sec.
MX-6240N Full color: 5.6 sec.    B/W: 4.0 sec.
Continuous copy Max. 9,999 copies
Resolution Scan (color) 600 x 600 dpi
Scan (B/W) 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) in 1% increments
Preset copy ratios Metric: 10 ratios (5R/5E), inch: 8 ratios (4R/4E)
Network Scanner
Scan method Push scan (via control panel), pull scan (TWAIN-compliant application)
Scan speed*6 color & B/W One-sided: Max. 75 originals/min.

Two-sided: Max. 150 originals/min.

Resolution Push scan 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi
Pull scan 75, 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600 dpi

50 to 9,600 dpi via user setting

File formats TIFF, PDF, encrypted PDF, JPEG*7, XPS, compact PDF*8, PDF/A
Scanner utility Sharpdesk
Scan destinations Scan to e-mail/desktop/FTP server/network folder (SMB)/USB memory
Document Filing
Document filing capacity*9 Main and custom folders: 35,000 pages or 5,000 files
Quick file folder: 10,000 pages or 1,000 files
Stored jobs Copy, print, scan, fax
Storage folders Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1,000 folders)
Confidential storage Password protection (for main and custom folders)
Network Printer
Resolution 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, 600 x 600 dpi, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600 dpi
Interface USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T
Supported OS Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2003 R2, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10
Network protocols TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6), IPX/SPX (NetWare), EtherTalk (AppleTalk)
Printing protocols*10 LPR, Raw TCP (port 9100), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, FTP for downloading print files, EtherTalk printing, IPP
PDL Standard PCL 6 emulation, Adobe® PostScript® 3
Option*11 XPS
Available fonts 80 fonts for PCL, 139 fonts for Adobe PostScript 3
B/W Facsimile (optional MX-FX11 required)
Compression method MH/MR/MMR/JBIG
Communication protocol Super G3/G3
Transmission time Less than 3 seconds*12
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 A3 to A5 (11″ x 17″ to 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″)
Memory 1GB (built-in)
Greyscale levels Equivalent to 256 levels