Sharp MX-8081

The MX-8081 is a high performance A3 colour MFP designed for the high end office walk-up environment that requires professional finishing, sophisticated workflow and high productivity.

Key features

  • Print, Copy, Scan, Fax, File
  • Pages per minute: 80
  • Paper capacity: Std 3100 Max 8500 sheets
  • High speed, high volume productivity with a wide range of professional finishing options
  • Easy User Interface mode with tiltable 10.1” colour LCD touchscreen
  • 300-sheet DSPF with double-feed detection
  • Advanced system/data protection and access control,including firmware self recovery and whitelisting
  • Embedded Fiery Print Server option


    The MX-8081 is a high performance A3 colour MFP designed for the high end office walk-up environment that requires professional finishing, sophisticated workflow and high productivity.

    It comes with a range of robust security features to keep your data and network safe including access control, data encryption and S/MIME as well as a self-healing firmware system, SSL certificate validation and a programme execution white list.

    Capable of up to 80 pages per minute in colour and black & white with true 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, fast 240 ipm (2 sided) colour scan speed and standard 300 sheet DSPF, this MFP delivers high document quality, flexibility and enhanced reliability. With the embedded Fiery print server option this MFP becomes a powerful integrated solution for managing professional in-house and busy on-demand printing.

    Features such as Sharp’s award winning intuitive user interface designed for easy operation; extra-large paper capacity and intermediate toner hopper – perfect for long runs and continual use during toner replacement; an impressive range of high volume professional finishing options; enhanced capabilities for office solutions and network and data protection for secure information sharing.

    Smart usability and intelligent connectivity means you can print, copy, scan and share the information you need quickly and securely wherever you’re working and printing or receiving information directly from your business systems and cloud-based applications is made much simpler with Sharp OSA® (Open System Architecture.
    The Application Centre Portal makes the MFP more adaptable by providing software updates and cloud connector apps that enable agile updating.

    The MX-8081 is perfect for anyone who’s serious about creating professional looking documents in-house with effortless operation and ease-of-use software is continually updated to ensure a future proofed performance.



    Engine speed Colour ppm (A4) 80
    Engine speed B/W ppm (A4) 80
    Engine speed Colour ppm (A3) 37
    Engine speed B/W ppm (A3) 37
    Paper size: Min.-Max. A5R – SRA3
    Paper weight (g/m2) 55-300
    Paper capacity:Std (sheets) 3100
    Paper capacity: Max. (sheets) 8500
    Warm Up Time (sec.) 55
    Memory general min/max (GB) 6
    Harddisk STD
    Harddisk capacity (GB) 1000
    Duplex STD
    Power requirements – rated local AC voltage (Hz) 220-240V, 50/60Hz
    Power consumption (kW) 3,84
    Dimensions (mm) 845 x 844 x 1249
    Weight (kg) 209


    Original paper size (Max.) A3
    First copy out time Colour (sec.) 5,6
    First copy out time B/W (sec.) 4,0
    E-sort Std no
    E-sort Opt. no
    Continuous copy (Max. copies) 9999
    Resolution Scan B/W (dpi) 600 x 600, 600 x 400
    Resolution Scan Colour (dpi) 600 x 600
    Resolution Print (dpi) 1200 x 1200, 600 x 600, 9600 x 600
    Gradation (equivalent levels) – Colour 256
    Zoom range (%) 25-400
    Preset copy ratios 10 (5R/5E)

    Document Feeder

    Original capacity (sheets) 300


    Network Scanner (Standard / Option) STD
    Scan method Push scan and Pull scan yes
    Resolution push scan (dpi) 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600
    Resolution pull scan (dpi) 100, 150, 200, 300, 400, 600, 50-9600
    File formats TIFF, PDF, PDF/A-1, PDF/A-1b, encrypted PDF, XPS, compact PDF, JPEG, XPS, searchable PDF, Office Open XML, (pptx, xlsx, docx), txt (TXT), rich text (RTF)
    Scan destinations Desktop yes
    Scan destination FTP, Email yes
    Scan destination Network folder yes
    Scan destination USB memory yes

    Document filing

    Document filing capacity- main and custom folders (pages) 35000
    Document filing capacity- quick file folder (pages) 10000
    Stored jobs Copy, print, scan, fax transmission
    Storage folders Quick file folder, main folder, custom folder (max. 1000)
    Confidential storage yes


    Resolution (dpi) 1200 x 1200, 600 x 600, 9,600 (equivalent) x 600
    Interface Std/Opt Std USB 2.0, 10Base-T/100Base-TX-1000Base-T
    Supported OS Standard Windows 8.1, 10. Windows Server 2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019. 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), POP3 (e-mail printing), HTTP, FTP for downloading print files, IPP, SMB, WSD
    PDL Std/Opt Std PCL6, Genuine Adobe PS3
    Available fonts 80 (PCL), 139(PS3)


    Fax (Standard / Option) OPT
    Compression method MH/MR/MMR/JBIG
    Communication protocol Super G3/G3
    Transmission time (sec) Less than 3
    Modem Speed (bps) 33,600 – 22,400
    Transmission resolution 203.2 x 97.8 / 406.4 x 391
    Document Size (Min) A5R
    Document Size (Max) A3
    Memory (MB) 1024
    Grey Scale levels 256


    Output Capacity Max. 4250
    Staple Capacity (sheets) Max. 100
    Saddle Stitch OPT
    Off-set shifting STD
    Hole punch OPT

    Wireless LAN

    Wireless LAN (Standard / Option) STD
    Compliant regulation IEEE802.11n/g/b
    Access mode Infrastructure mode, Software AP mode
    Security WEP, WPA/WPA2-mixed PSK, WPA/WPA2-mixed EAP, WPA2 PSK, WPA2 EAP

    Toner Yield

    Black (pages at 5% coverage) 70000
    Cyan (pages at 5% coverage) 50000
    Magenta (pages at 5% coverage) 50000
    Yellow (pages at 5% coverage) 50000